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Forum: Media Center 06 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By beauparc
I use that setup having installed Ubuntu from...

I use that setup having installed Ubuntu from within Win 7.

Win 7 is the first (default) option in the boot menu and will automatically boot unless you physically select Ubuntu.

In other...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By beauparc
Thank you. So if change the sequence in BIOS, I...

Thank you. So if change the sequence in BIOS, I won't have to do a physical swap of SATA ports. That makes things easier.

Thanks again for your help.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By beauparc
I want to change boot HDD

Hi all,

I have a very simple (to you experts) problem with which I would greatly value your help.

I have 2x1TB HDDs. One is the boot disk and is a Samsung 103SI (C on SATA 1). The other is a...
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 1,908
Views: 98,794
Posted By beauparc
Sean and Michael go fishing one day. All...

Sean and Michael go fishing one day.

All day long they sit there in the boat and catch nothing. Not one damn fish comes anywhere near them.

Finally, just as they were about to pack up and...
Forum: Chillout Room 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 41
Views: 1,156
Posted By beauparc
I have a mixture of new ones and the old type in...

I have a mixture of new ones and the old type in my house and, despite all the hype, I find that there is a considerable difference in the light output between the incandescent and the equivalent new...
Forum: News 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 180
Views: 9,022
Posted By beauparc
I have had to uninstall IE11 after having many...

I have had to uninstall IE11 after having many problems with it.

The worst one was that most websites, having loaded, would only scroll about halfway and then simply stick. The only website I...
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By beauparc
Yep, got the same sort of call today.... ...

Yep, got the same sort of call today....

Indian sounding lady, "Hello, I work for windows"

Me, "Double or single glazed?"

"What?"

"What windows are you talking about"
Forum: News 18 Sep 2013
Replies: 180
Views: 9,022
Posted By beauparc
Seems to be working well on my machine. ...

Seems to be working well on my machine. Everything is working just as it did prior to the install and the upgrade went flawlessly.
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By beauparc
I had the same problem a few weeks ago and...

I had the same problem a few weeks ago and basically did as Jimbo45 recommends.

I stripped everything out (and I mean every single little thing), cleaned and checked all the various bits and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By beauparc
That's interesting about the SATA cables and...

That's interesting about the SATA cables and might explain my disk activity as well. Thanks bobafetthotmail.

I've just been doing some repairs on my machine and I know that the cable routes are...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By beauparc
It has to be a record - All four of my...

It has to be a record -

All four of my grown up children remembered and my wife even allowed me out for a game of golf.

I am going to find a dark room and have a lie down, something strange...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
"Oh, Happy Day" I am typing this on my main...

"Oh, Happy Day"

I am typing this on my main computer.......

Which, thanks to everyone's kind suggestions, is now working again.

And the problem...?

Not too sure, but what I did was...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
I'm afraid it is well out of date - by about 4...

I'm afraid it is well out of date - by about 4 years!! They seem to be very thin on the ground :(

I should of course have said it is an ASUS M4A78 pro board, not MA78.

I shall keep...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
Right, this is what I have tried based on all...

Right, this is what I have tried based on all your kind suggestions.....

Removed the graphics card and connected to onboard graphics. Nothing.

Removed all RAM modules. No beeps from board,...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
Sorry, forgot. There is nothing on the screen. It...

Sorry, forgot. There is nothing on the screen. It doesn't even blink. Just says "No signal" and returns to blank black.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
Thank you both for your kind replies. It is...

Thank you both for your kind replies.

It is early morning here at the moment and I have an urgent appointment on the golf course :), so I will try your suggestions later today and report back....
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By beauparc
Windows 7 will not boot - not even to BIOS

Having to do this post using an old iPad

Went to boot my desktop today and nothing......no boot, no BIOS. Power is on and all fans are running. HDD can be heard spinning for a few seconds, then...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Apr 2013
Replies: 116
Views: 4,377
Posted By beauparc
If my prayers are powerful enough, you will be up...

If my prayers are powerful enough, you will be up and about again very soon.

My very best wishes to you and your family.
Forum: News 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 74
Views: 3,881
Posted By beauparc
I'm with Gary on this because I, too, am an old...

I'm with Gary on this because I, too, am an old geek and am not going to change to this childish toy which MS are pushing.

I've tried it and just cannot see any sense in what MS are trying to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By beauparc
Well, I'll be damned!! Swapping power leads...

Well, I'll be damned!!

Swapping power leads appears to have worked and both DVD drives are showing up.

Thank you again DeaconFrost.

I'll leave this thread open for a couple of weeks to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By beauparc
DeaconFrost Thank you. I'll try that...

DeaconFrost

Thank you. I'll try that tomorrow and see what happens.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By beauparc
Win 7 keeps losing second DVD drive

I am running Win7 64bit.

I have two DVD drives "D" and "F" both connected by Sata to the motherboard (Asus MA78 Pro).

"D" is fine. "F" disappears! Not shown in "Computer" or "Control panel"...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 1,908
Views: 98,794
Posted By beauparc
Yes. Corbett is the short one!

Yes. Corbett is the short one!
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 1,908
Views: 98,794
Posted By beauparc
From the late, great Ronnie Barker. On TV in the...

From the late, great Ronnie Barker. On TV in the 1970s




This is the story of Rindercella and her sugly isters.


Rindercella and her sugly isters lived in a marge lansion.
Forum: News 22 Nov 2012
Replies: 97
Views: 9,123
Posted By beauparc
IE10 is awful. Crashes every few minutes. Using...

IE10 is awful. Crashes every few minutes. Using same settings as IE9 which was perfect. I'll give it a few more hours, then I'm going back.

Another good reason to stay clear of Win8 :(
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