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Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for your help! The laptop is about 6...

Thanks for your help!

The laptop is about 6 years old, so I guess the issue could be the CMOS battery. Is changing the battery on a laptop similar to the procedure on a desktop?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By caleb97
Laptop BIOS clock running really fast

Hi,

Recently I noticed that the clock on my laptop was incorrect. I changed it within Windows several times but it kept going wrong again the next day.

I decided to check the clock in the BIOS...
Forum: News 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 16,424
Posted By caleb97
I can't see a really good reason for forking out...

I can't see a really good reason for forking out to upgrade to 2013 from 2010 to be honest. The cloud integration is good and there are a few minor improvements but the interface is bland and looks...
Forum: News 16 Jul 2012
Replies: 164
Views: 15,092
Posted By caleb97
It's a great deal compared to what's usually...

It's a great deal compared to what's usually offered by Microsoft. However, it's still not enough to convince me to upgrade to Windows 8; which in my opinion feels like a mobile interface placed on...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for your help Stephen, I tried...

Thanks for your help Stephen,

I tried deleting the file but it said I needed permission. After a while of taking ownership and editing permissions I gave up and deleted it from within a Ubuntu...
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By caleb97
New folder called 46fcfa8d71b296bf75ae25dbc5eb4f created on external h

Hi,

Today when I opened my external hard drive in explorer I discovered a new folder had been created in it named 46fcfa8d71b296bf75ae25dbc5eb4f.

Initially I had to get permission to open the...
Forum: News 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,103
Posted By caleb97
Google Drive

Google Drive isn't too bad in my opinion. It's got more space than Dropbox and has the same sync abilities. I also like the integrated docs editor like in SkyDrive.
Forum: News 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,759
Posted By caleb97
I always found Windows Vista to be under-rated....

I always found Windows Vista to be under-rated. It was reasonably fast and had major improvements compared to XP in my opinion. I liked it and it served me well for a few years until I upgraded to...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 7,511
Posted By caleb97
VirtualBox - "Some audio devices (PCM_in) could not be opened"

I'm trying to use VirtualBox however whenever I start any virtual machines I am presented with this message:
"Some audio devices (PCM_in) could not be opened. Guest applications generating audio...
Forum: News 18 Feb 2012
Replies: 64
Views: 5,109
Posted By caleb97
I like it, much better than Microsoft's version...

I like it, much better than Microsoft's version in my opinion. :D
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,956
Posted By caleb97
Make folders private on External Hard Drive

Hi,

I have a USB external hard drive connected to my Windows 7 laptop. I would like to know if it is possible to make a folder private on it so that only my user account can access the folder and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for your help, I wasn't aware of...

Thanks for your help,

I wasn't aware of this. I'll definitely be more careful now when using my webmail account.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By caleb97
Can you get viruses using Webmail?

Hi,

I was wondering if it is possible to get viruses just by opening an email in webmail (such as Yahoo Mail or GMail), or if you would have to download the attachments.

I was under the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for replying Brink, I think I'll...

Thanks for replying Brink,

I think I'll delete the partition then and save the backups to the single partition, 1TB which means I should get roughly 300GB.

Thanks again for your help,
Caleb
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By caleb97
Make Windows Backup use entire drive

Hi,

I use Windows 7's built in back up feature to backup my libraries and a system image every week. I partitioned my external hard drive so that the backup files are stored seperately from my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,246
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for your help again Corazon, I've...

Thanks for your help again Corazon,

I've increased the low battery warning to 20%. Hopefully this should rectify the problem.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,246
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for replying Corazon, I've checked...

Thanks for replying Corazon,

I've checked all of the settings and they seem to be ok. Is there anything that might be interfering with these messages?

I tend discharge the battery once or twice...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,246
Posted By caleb97
Windows 7 doesn't notify me when my battery is running low

Hi,

I use Windows 7 on my Toshiba A210-1C4 laptop. Mostly I use my laptop plugged in at my desk but I usually try to unplug and use it occasionally to extend it's life.

However now it doesn't...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Nov 2011
Replies: 724
Views: 97,459
Posted By caleb97
Browsers

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Chrome always seems to come out on top. I use it as my primary browser. Opera also seems to be pretty good.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 5,657
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for your help! I thought it was a...

Thanks for your help!

I thought it was a bit strange that Google wasn't listed. It doesn't appear to be listed under 'Search' in the add ons gallery though. It's clearly there if you search for...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 5,657
Posted By caleb97
Can't find Google search provider for IE9

Hi,

I'm trying to use Google as the default search provider for IE9. I know I used to be able to do this but they have changed the website where you select them and Google is no longer listed.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for replying seavixen32, I have a...

Thanks for replying seavixen32,

I have a Hitachi Hard Drive and already have the Drive Fitness Test program which I will start using occasionally.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for the help zigzag3143. I use: Disk...

Thanks for the help zigzag3143. I use:

Disk Defragmenter
CCleaner
CHKDSK


Is there anything else you would suggest?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By caleb97
Hard Drive Maintainence

Hi,

A few years ago I had to have the laptop in my Toshiba laptop replaced and Windows Vista re-installed because the hard drive had failed. In the end the bill came to around 100.

Obviously I...
Forum: System Security 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 9,478
Posted By caleb97
Thanks for all the help guys, I promptly...

Thanks for all the help guys,

I promptly uninstalled Comodo Firewall. I felt that it was over complicating the job that Windows Firewall does just fine. I'm sure it's a very good and useful...
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