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Forum: Software 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By Sope
Hi pyretta, I'm presuming you tried starting...

Hi pyretta,

I'm presuming you tried starting StandaloneStack 2 with "run as administrator".
As I remember, that did solve my initial problem, however I continued to find the program buggy so I...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 547
Views: 3,634,812
Posted By Sope
I think you must have got the wrong program...

I think you must have got the wrong program somehow, unless I posted the wrong link :confused:
I never touch anything with nagware ads!
There is a program with the same name that does contain ads...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 547
Views: 3,634,812
Posted By Sope
Thanks for the quick reply. I wasn't too...

Thanks for the quick reply.

I wasn't too concerned about the security of the program as it's obviously being recommended from a trustworthy source. It does seem to be a little heavy though...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 547
Views: 3,634,812
Posted By Sope
I noticed that Oceanis installs a BHO named...

I noticed that Oceanis installs a BHO named StarterHelper.dll

Does anyone know what it's purpose is?
(As far as I can tell it doesn't enable IE to set the wallpaper from it's context menu if...
Forum: Gadgets 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5,844
Posted By Sope
My desktop is set at 100% DPI, so in my case I...

My desktop is set at 100% DPI, so in my case I think it's something to do with the text padding for that particular line within the gadget itself. On the righthand side the text appears to overlap...
Forum: Gadgets 28 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5,844
Posted By Sope
I found this thread while looking for a fix for...

I found this thread while looking for a fix for the minor gadget pinkness seen here -
81890

Ended up finding some great wallpapers instead, thanks for posting them! :D
Forum: Software 10 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By Sope
Aaahh! :doh: Yet again I fell into the "run...

Aaahh! :doh:

Yet again I fell into the "run as administrator" trap. I should know better by now! :o
Strangely StandaloneStack 2 needs to be run as administrator whereas 7stacks doesn't.
...
Forum: Software 09 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By Sope
Thanks for the suggestion but I didn't really...

Thanks for the suggestion but I didn't really want to use a dock. I would prefer to just have a simple stack pinned to the taskbar.

I've already tried 7stacks...
Forum: Software 09 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By Sope
StandaloneStack 2 "unknown stack" problem

Hi,

I'm trying to get StandaloneStack 2 (http://www.chrisnsoft.com/standalonestack/) to work under Win7 x64 without success.

I extracted the downloaded files to C:\Program Files (x86), and...
Forum: Software 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,840,127
Posted By Sope
Oops, you can choose to deselect this annoyance...

Oops, you can choose to deselect this annoyance during the install process though.
Forum: Gaming 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By Sope
Generally not a good sign. Have you used the...

Generally not a good sign.

Have you used the drive for a lot of burning as well?

[/QUOTE]

The DVD Drive is only a couple of months old and has only been used a few times for burning. I...
Forum: Gaming 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By Sope
I did initially suspect my DVD drive as I've...

I did initially suspect my DVD drive as I've heard it doing similar things before.
The second screenshot I originally posted is a benchmark of it's performance but I've nothing to compare it to...
Forum: Gaming 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By Sope
To the naked eye there's no obvious damage at...

To the naked eye there's no obvious damage at all.

I'm just running a couple more tests with Nero CD-DVD Speed "ScanDisc" mode which I'll post shortly.

I guess it may be useful to run similar...
Forum: Gaming 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By Sope
OK, here's a couple of results I got using Nero...

OK, here's a couple of results I got using Nero CD-DVD Speed :-

61422

61423

I'm unsure whether the first one testing "Disc Quality" is telling me if the disc is actually good or bad?
Forum: Gaming 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By Sope
Resident Evil 5 slow to install?

Hi,

Me and my brother have essentially the same hardware and are both running Windows 7 x64.
I install my games to a separate dedicated partition whereas my brother installs to the default...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sope
I can successfully get the system to attempt to...

I can successfully get the system to attempt to boot both Macrium and Paragon's rescue CD's but sadly neither load to the point where they become operational.

My BIOS does have the AHCI feature...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sope
Thanks karlsnooks for the review. I think I may...

Thanks karlsnooks for the review. I think I may try it out again. :D[/QUOTE]

+1

Yep, thanks for that, you've given me more confidence to give Win7 B&R a closer look. :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sope
I originally thought Win 7's Backup and Restore...

I originally thought Win 7's Backup and Restore feature would be enough for my needs but I've read that it can be problematic in the event you need to restore just one partition, whereby it would use...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sope
Thanks everyone for the replies.......wow,...

Thanks everyone for the replies.......wow, there's a variety of different things to look at there!

I've actually been using Acronis True image 9.0 with my XP setup for a long time now and have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sope
Drive Imaging Rescue CD problems

Hi, I'm in need of some advice please.

I've been looking for an alternative backup and recovery program to the one built into Windows 7, so far without success.

I've tried Paragon Backup &...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 57
Views: 174,991
Posted By Sope
Presumably means the ones contained in the...

Presumably means the ones contained in the original tutorial at the top of this page under "Here's How"
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By Sope
I'm using Stoic Joker's T-Clock...

I'm using Stoic Joker's T-Clock (http://www.greggdeselms.com/tclock.html)

Takes a little playing around with to get it configured, but I find it works well under Windows 7
Forum: Software 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,840,127
Posted By Sope
Disk space analyser

Here's another graphical disk space analyser - SpaceSniffer (http://www.uderzo.it/main_products/space_sniffer/index.html)
I find this one entertaining to watch as it loads.
Forum: Software 17 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,840,127
Posted By Sope
LinkExtend (http://www.linkextend.com/) is...

LinkExtend (http://www.linkextend.com/) is another option which uses result from SiteAdvisor and WoT, along with a host of other similar services.
Forum: Software 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,840,127
Posted By Sope
Q-Dir...

Q-Dir (http://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Freeware/Q-Dir)
MyDefrag (http://www.mydefrag.com/)

both work for me :)
(RC 7100)
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