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Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,408
Posted By maccaquacker
They are all pretty much the same, the group...

They are all pretty much the same, the group policy editor can be useful for little tweaks if you start getting more advanced. Other than that it's just cooler to have it say "ultimate" on the lock...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By maccaquacker
I didnt include that line, without replacing the...

I didnt include that line, without replacing the keyboard :P

Thanks for the suggestion anyhow
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By maccaquacker
Avoid stuck keys messing with boot

The answers to this is probably no, but I'll try anyway

So I know a fool who spilt some stuff all over their laptop keyboard and the keys can be a bit sticky, especially the F keys. Now, one time...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,240
Posted By maccaquacker
removable disk showing RAW

hey guys,

my friend has a gopro hero3 and she wants to get some footage off the camera onto her windows 7 PC. problem is when she connects the camera the windows dialog comes up saying the disk e:...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By maccaquacker
woah woah when did I say I had no backups ;)...

woah woah when did I say I had no backups ;) everything's backed up I think I'd just rather not install all my program's again.

I will find a win 7 DVD somewhere in this damn house, if not ill...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By maccaquacker
Will a win 8 disk repair 7 boot

Hey guys,

Messed up big time, powered down from in 7 while it was updating and now PC won't boot, it just goes round in an endless loop of selecting to boot from the HDD and then getting thrown...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By maccaquacker
Yep looks like an identical predicament.. ...

Yep looks like an identical predicament..

Hmmmmmm

Maybe there is some way to write a command or something that forces the computer to acknowledge a ACPI lid open, wait, and ACPI lid close which...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By maccaquacker
forced docked PC to boot at correct res

Hey guys,

I have a HP Pavillion dv6500 docked into a docking station allowig me to use an external monitor. All works fine apart from on boot, the external screen will come on at the resolution of...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By maccaquacker
pretty sure I know the answer, but deleting those...

pretty sure I know the answer, but deleting those two unnecessary partitions won't affect my current OEM install?
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By maccaquacker
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/21049253/fghj.png ...

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/21049253/fghj.png

discovered my other issue, 4 primary partitions, im not massively bothered about the restore one so im assuming that can go and quite possibly HP tools?
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By maccaquacker
dual boot the same os

hi there

simple question really, i need to troubleshoot a problem I have on a laptop of mine and would like to know if it is possible to dual boot two versions of the same OS (the OEM Win7 x64...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By maccaquacker
BSOD when playing The Sims 3

Unfortunately I do not use the computer myself so I cant explain many symptoms but recently playing The Sims 3 results in a BSOD on a machine perfectly capable of running it. The game is fully...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By maccaquacker
Echo this, I had an identical problem on one of...

Echo this, I had an identical problem on one of my machines before changing this setting
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By maccaquacker
Do you have experience using it with an Xbox?

Do you have experience using it with an Xbox?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By maccaquacker
I think that 32 may just be for using it is a...

I think that 32 may just be for using it is a game save device, since I've used a 70gb hard drive with no problems, so I guess I could maybe assume it's the same as windows, since it's a Microsoft...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By maccaquacker
2TB USB3 HDDS acceptable?

Hey guys,

Thinking of buying a USB3 external hard drive for both storage&backup and also playing movies through my Xbox. I am aware there is some kind of limitation around the 2TB mark in...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 346
Views: 1,225,963
Posted By maccaquacker
the first is pretty new plus all my other USB's...

the first is pretty new plus all my other USB's are 2GB and my usb HDDs are in use for backup
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 346
Views: 1,225,963
Posted By maccaquacker
i am currently experimenting with this on a...

i am currently experimenting with this on a rubbish 2008 ADVENT laptop, the motherboard identifies as DIXONSXP
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 346
Views: 1,225,963
Posted By maccaquacker
as a side note i am going to first create a dual...

as a side note i am going to first create a dual boot 7 system to test something out that I am working on, the setup file appears to run from inside windows 7 ok, the problem is that you cant use the...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 346
Views: 1,225,963
Posted By maccaquacker
Sure...

Sure https://dl.dropbox.com/u/21049253/Untitled.png
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 346
Views: 1,225,963
Posted By maccaquacker
I have done this step by step and yet when i boot...

I have done this step by step and yet when i boot it goes to the HDD no matter what I do. I have set the USB as a higher priority and have also tried selecting it manually (which returns no errors...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By maccaquacker
software to batch edit camera model EXIF

hi guys,

i have a not so expensive camera which records its model as three different cameras in the Camera Model section of the EXIF data on all of my photos. As a flickr user I feel this looks...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,111
Posted By maccaquacker
This will not work. Because whenever I right...

This will not work. Because whenever I right click the icon, explorer.exe immediately hangs.[/QUOTE]

if my above solution fails, try using this to take ownership of the WHOLE desktop folder
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,111
Posted By maccaquacker
Using the method i suggested try typing: cd...

Using the method i suggested try typing:

cd C:\Users\NP Student\desktop

instead of just cd desktop
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,111
Posted By maccaquacker
Try running command prompt as an Administrator....

Try running command prompt as an Administrator. Find it under start menu>Accessories and then right click the command prompt logo. Choose run as administrator.

Hope this helps

Tom
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