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Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 75,688
Posted By FredM8
Worked Just Fine !

Thanks for this info for the reg edit method. Worked just fine !
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By FredM8
I dumped the W10 upgrade completely and bought W7...

I dumped the W10 upgrade completely and bought W7 Pro, then did a fresh install. And yes, I have done a complete driver update since then.
It's a poser.
The history of my machine is that it came...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By FredM8
Windows 7 Sata Problems

Windows 7 Sata Problems

I am having problems with my ASUS Z97 WS Motherboard and its attached SATA hard drive bays. I am not sure if this problem comes under the heading of Windows 7, or ASUS. So...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By FredM8
Yes, I am preparing to go to Win 10 in the...

Yes, I am preparing to go to Win 10 in the future. I have no need for the multi language pack but the encryption option bit locker might prove useful. Did you say that Win 10 only goes up to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By FredM8
Home Premium to Ultimate upgrade ??

Does anyone know if the upgrade from home premium to ultimate is still available, and if it is how do I get it ?
I have looked at some prices around the net and they have shot up something awesome,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
Yes, I am aware of that. My motherboard is just a...

Yes, I am aware of that. My motherboard is just a SATA II set up. When I installed my new GPU earlier today my WEI went from 4.4 to 7.1. Previously everything had been 7.1 except the graphics side of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
Thank you for your reply ! But. How do I...

Thank you for your reply !
But.
How do I improve the appearance of the "Mundane" everyday appearance ?

STOP PRESS
I have just seen the reply from Br Ha
This has to be my next step which still...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
Thank You ! At the moment I am feeling a bit...

Thank You !
At the moment I am feeling a bit peed off as I have just paid for and installed a EVGA GTX 960 4GB GPU and can't see any real difference. They do provide a Valley Benchmark program which...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
The problem is that I am just not sure what the...

The problem is that I am just not sure what the final use of my PC will turn out to be.
Mainly I am looking for a very capable domestic work horse that will be able to run 2 very high definition...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
Thanks a lot for that. It all looks very...

Thanks a lot for that. It all looks very impressive and expensive. Because of the expense, I have uploaded my current mother board manual in a ZIP file. Could you confirm for me please that the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By FredM8
Major Upgrade to My PC

I am doing an upgrade to my PC that currently uses the MS-7504 (V1.X) Mainboard
So far I have installed a 630 watt PSU, a 250 GB Samsung SSD, and a EVGA GTX 960 4GB GPU is on it's way.

Next on...
Forum: News 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 98
Views: 10,840
Posted By FredM8
I believe that Samsungs 250GB SSD Pro comes with...

I believe that Samsungs 250GB SSD Pro comes with a 10 year guarentee
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By FredM8
Many thanks Jumanji, and you too GokAy. This...

Many thanks Jumanji, and you too GokAy.

This has solved the problem !

Start > All Programs > Accessories > Right click on Command Prompt and Run as administrator.
Then
diskpart [ENTER]...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By FredM8
Thanks for the info, but i was unable to find...

Thanks for the info, but i was unable to find DriveCleanup.exe but I did find DeviceCleanup and ran that.
The problem remains in MyComputer but the drives are all visible in Computer Management. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By FredM8
System Not Seeing My External Drives ?

I am having problems with windows not seeing my external drives. This is a problem that seems to come and go for no reason that I can work out. Sometimes the drive will not show in MyComputer, but...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,025
Views: 248,856
Posted By FredM8
I have tried to stop this damn thing coming back...

I have tried to stop this damn thing coming back but so far it keeps findig a way to come back. I searched for the file gwx.exe but it would not let me delete without permission from...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
It's very difficult to determine a budget. It...

It's very difficult to determine a budget.
It all depends on how much is left after I have had enough to drink and I never know how much that is until I have stopped which can never be...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
I have just bought this ... 630 Watt Power...

I have just bought this ...
630 Watt Power Supply | 80 Plus PSUs | StarTech.com United Kingdom (http://www.startech.com/uk/Computer-Parts/PSUs/80-Plus/80-plus-power-supply-630w~ATX2PW630WH)

The...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
Like I said, one of the other main considerations...

Like I said, one of the other main considerations is keeping my access to the back plate that connects to my two eSATA outputs. But I have not decided what to do yet. It's not out of the question to...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
Thanks a lot for that info ! It has made me think...

Thanks a lot for that info ! It has made me think again as since my last post I have been looking at the GT740 along with the possibility of upgrading my PSU. For the PSU I waiting to hear back from...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
Would the NVIDIA GT640 function OK with this PSU...

Would the NVIDIA GT640 function OK with this PSU ?
Specifications | GeForce (http://www.geforce.co.uk/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt640/specifications)

And what else do I have to consider if I...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
This is my PSU as a JPEG. I don't want to any...

This is my PSU as a JPEG. I don't want to any higher with the card really as on my Sata2 system it will be pointless as it will not go above 7.1
Plus, my machine is not used for gaming. It's just a...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
So, with this card I should hit 7.1 all round is...

So, with this card I should hit 7.1 all round is that correct ? I have checked the price here in the UK and it is quite affordable at just under 70. I will have to check the physical size first to...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
Aha ! It had crossed my mind that someone...

Aha !
It had crossed my mind that someone would give a opinion on this. As you have got the manual for my motherboard and details of my system on my profile, what would you say are my options for a...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By FredM8
Update to SSD - Is this my imagination ?

RE: Update to SSD - Is this my imagination ?

Just a few days ago I updated to a SSD, and although I run a SATA2 system, it still gave improvements.
But what I had not anticipated was that my...
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