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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Sep 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bigseb
Ok. Switched off thumbnails, using icons only....

Ok. Switched off thumbnails, using icons only. Problem solved. Thanks UserNameIssues.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2015
Replies: 149
Views: 13,972
Posted By bigseb
Staying with 7 for now. Don't quite trust the...

Staying with 7 for now. Don't quite trust the whole Windows 10 thing yet, want to see how it develops. Plus my CAD vendors don't recommend running Windows 10, things aren't 100% stable there yet....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bigseb
Ok, I reinstalled my OS for a fresh start....

Ok, I reinstalled my OS for a fresh start. Installed only the following software: Geomagic Design, Adobe Reader, 7zip, Makerware, Proftweak, MSE and the latest IE. This is software that I need to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bigseb
Further testing shows that the dllhost.exe can't...

Further testing shows that the dllhost.exe can't be ended once but needs to be ended multiple times before it closes.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bigseb
dllhost.exe using up memory

This happened about an hour ago... noticed that all my RAM was being used up. Noticed Task Manager listing dllhost.exe using almost all the RAM. Rebooted and it came as soon as I opened an explorer...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
The data is very valuable so yeah I have thought...

The data is very valuable so yeah I have thought of going to a specialist service for this. But I like to understand what causes these sort of things (its not the first time this happened) and how I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
I am really struggling with this. Downloaded the...

I am really struggling with this. Downloaded the iso WHS's link and burned it to disc (checked the 'make bootable' option) butvwhen I started up the machine this was the message I got:

358414

I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
Been going through the help link s above... is...

Been going through the help link s above... is there one that isn't video based? I dn't have the bandwidth to watch videos and would prefer something in text form...

Thanks.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
Another question: I want to plug the D:...

Another question:

I want to plug the D: drive into a different PC and test it there. Should I use a USB connector (have an adapter for USB to HDD) or connect it as it was in my PC (don't know the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
UPDATE: Unplugged the D: drive (storage) and...

UPDATE:

Unplugged the D: drive (storage) and started the PC... ran beautifully. Plugged D: drive back in and we're to the stone age. Clearly the D: drive is the problem. Here's my question: what's...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
Thanks. What caused this though? Trying to...

Thanks.

What caused this though? Trying to understand. Things is, if its the C: drive then easiest thing to do is just reinstall the OS and software. No biggie. If its the D: then its more of a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
Have you seen this before? Could it be serious or...

Have you seen this before? Could it be serious or just some glitch that'll magically come right? (hoping for the latter... )
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
Just now, after reboot 6 or 7, I get this message...

Just now, after reboot 6 or 7, I get this message during boot-up. Not sure if its related to this...

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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By bigseb
PC slow - don't know why

Yesterday my PC was fine. Worked perfectly. Switched it of and went to bed.

Today there's something horribly wrong. It takes longer to boot up And then it hangs while doing the simplest task. Eg:...
Forum: Media Center 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By bigseb
Deleted items showing in WMP

There were many albums in my WMP that I haven't listened to in ages so I decided to clear things up. Went to the music folder and simply deleted all the ones I wanted gone. However they still show in...
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By bigseb
Nevermind. Found a site that does it.

Nevermind. Found a site that does it.
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By bigseb
Creating gifs

Does anyone know of a way to turn a mp4 into an animated gif?

Cheers.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By bigseb
Do a...

Do a http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/700-system-restore.html to the day before you deleted the folder. That should get it back. You would have to have the partition the folder was in with...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By bigseb
Accidentally deleted a work folder

I accidentally deleted my work folder and then absentmindedly click empty instead of recover in the recycle bin. Tried to use Recuva to regain the files but only got a handful of them. :cry:

Any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Mar 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
UPDATE: IT guy checked out PC, ran all sorts of...

UPDATE: IT guy checked out PC, ran all sorts of test, couldn't find any problem. He thinks it may be the power as that was the only different factor. Ran extension cord from another room and hey...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
Okay, took out the graphics card, cleaned it up...

Okay, took out the graphics card, cleaned it up (very very dusty; spiderwebs in case too...) and reinserted. Changed keyboard too since I think the original failed (only 14 months old though). So far...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
No I use FF. Just unplugged the graphics card,...

No I use FF. Just unplugged the graphics card, took it out, cleaned the contacts and reinserted. Testing again. If it still doesn't work then I'll have to call my IT guy tomorrow...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
Right, here is the full story as I am having no...

Right, here is the full story as I am having no luck:

On Tuesday, while busy working, my screen suddenly goes black. About 3 seconds later its on again. In the background I hear the 'device...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
True have nothing to test with at the moment...

True have nothing to test with at the moment though.

Also just noticed that whenever the screen thing happens my NumLock switches off...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By bigseb
Its not an update as Windows only notifies me...

Its not an update as Windows only notifies me when updates are available. Haven't installed any in a week.

Its been really hot here lately, about 38 degrees 3 days straight. Was wondering if that...
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