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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By scott7saunders
wifes i5 Windows 7 laptop far faster than my i7 Windows 7

Hey,

this is a bit of a strange post however is there anyway of seeing where the "bottleneck" is on a windows 7 install please?

the long and short of it is that I upgraded my i5 laptop to a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By scott7saunders
possible to map network drive and office printer by remote desktop?

Hey,

Is there anyway to map my office PC and networked office printer though remote desktop without actually having to use the program as a thin client due to the speed etc. It would make my life...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By scott7saunders
whats the best way to partition my laptop hard drive?

Hey,

I have a pretty decent spec laptop with a 750GB hard drive, at the moment there is just big "C" drive within both the OS, installed applications and my library files on it. Is there a better...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By scott7saunders
Is there an easy way of managing pictures

Hi,

I have thousands of photos that we have collected and backed up over the years and I am looking for a good way or solution to manage them. The thing I worry about I'd duplicates, then are...
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By scott7saunders
Firewalls worth it

Hey,

I was trying with the idea of installing the trend security suite they Virgin are offering / throwing at me as part of the subscription however are suites like this actually worth it?
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By scott7saunders
Seriously slow system...

Hey,

I have followed the tutorial for a clean install however my machine is unbelievably show and almost unusable.

It's been installing Windows essentials for almost 40 minutes now and there...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By scott7saunders
I did however the disk are scratched which is why...

I did however the disk are scratched which is why I am trying to recover the deleted partition.

Tried contacting Lenovo about getting a the backup partition on did sent however that seems too...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By scott7saunders
Thanks for the replies, the only reason I was...

Thanks for the replies, the only reason I was trying to recover the original system. Image was that my machine still feels alow and sluggish even with a clean install on it. After speaking to...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By scott7saunders
help recovering my recovery partition if its possible

Hey,

I am by no means an expert on all things Windows related so please bear with me :p

My laptop has a recovery partition on it so that if things every went "south" the laptop could be...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By scott7saunders
Recovering deleted restore partition

Hey,

Is it possible to recovery the deleted recovery partition that was on my hard drive?

Since I deleted the recovery partition I have installed various os's etc however ultimately want to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By scott7saunders
Hey, as I broke the partition table and...

Hey,

as I broke the partition table and installed a clean version of Windows 7 I have lost the ability to use the one click recovery that Lenovo provide so i am having to look at other ways of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By scott7saunders
help creating a recovery partition for hotkey restore

Hey,

I am not sure if this is possible however is there a way of installing Windows 7, activating it with my OEM key and then created a recovery partition just in case I am ever in the situation...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By scott7saunders
mapping remote network drive without VPN

Hey,

I have downloaded a certificate from my companies remote workspace which once installed on my PC allows me to configure outlook to connect to exchange and function fully etc without the need...
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 5,522
Posted By scott7saunders
office 2013 install failed now cant re-install or remove

Hey,

I have a problem with my laptop when trying to re-install Office 2013 preview edition - basically the initial install failed for some reason and can I can neither remove or install this...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By scott7saunders
help mapping network driver via VPN if possible?

Hey,

I want to know if its possible to map one of my work PC's network drives from home using my Windows 7 laptop. At the minute I connect using RDP which is great however its very slow and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,878
Posted By scott7saunders
its strange isn't it ? surely the computer should...

its strange isn't it ? surely the computer should be running quicker than it is - I though it was me.

How can I view potential bottlenecks (is that even possible with windows 7?)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,878
Posted By scott7saunders
Hey, Tried that you both kindly suggested...

Hey,

Tried that you both kindly suggested and its still the same :-(

Added on MSE on, removed Avast and installed Malwarebyte
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,878
Posted By scott7saunders
seriously slow i7 laptop - something not right

Hey,

I need some advise as my laptop is running very slow and seems to be "plodding" along. My laptop is a 2nd Generation i7 (Sandy Bridge) with 8GB of DD3 RAM, 1GB Nvidia Graphics and a 750GB...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,342
Posted By scott7saunders
help accessing & mapping network drive without VPN

Hey,

my employers IT support department has emailed me a certificate which allows me to access my office pc desktop using RDC without the need to establish a VPN to the server.

My question is -...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By scott7saunders
cheers UsernameIssues :-) gonna give that a...

cheers UsernameIssues :-)

gonna give that a try.

can I just check that the IP address of my office computer is one beginning with 10.10 etc, I presume this is like it is because its a server...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By scott7saunders
Tried using my ip address on the domain however...

Tried using my ip address on the domain however it tells me that the my network password is incorrect....
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By scott7saunders
Hi, My work machine has a status update...

Hi,

My work machine has a status update address on the network, how would you use the ip address?
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By scott7saunders
help accessing my work computer from home using a VPN

Hello,

at my place of work I have my own desktop PC which is running Windows XP, we are all using Windows Server 2008 and have the ability to connect from home using a VPN and RDP which is pretty...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By scott7saunders
create a copy of my work desktop via VMWare or RDC ?

Hi,

is it possible to set up a windows xp copy of my work desktop as a VM on my windows 7 laptop rather than using Remote Desktop Connection ? I find using RDC very slow and jittery even though my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By scott7saunders
help needed mapping network drive via VPN or other method

Hey,

I have managed to configure outlook on my laptop so that it can retrieve my work email via exchange without the need to establish a VPN - basically our IT department created a security...
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