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Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Pikey
This could be the problem! ... what do you mean...

This could be the problem! ... what do you mean by 'clones of each other'??

Anyhow it's always best to do a fresh install , rather than 'clone' something else , even more so with SSD I believe!
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Pikey
Just because you don't like it doesn't mean they...

Just because you don't like it doesn't mean they have messed it up!! Most other people seem to get on just fine , but no one is forcing you to use Win 7 if you don't want to ..
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,624
Posted By Pikey
Another program out there I can recommend is Zero...

Another program out there I can recommend is Zero Assumption Recovery .. Data Recovery Software, Solutions, Tutorials, Forum - ZAR Data Recovery (http://www.z-a-recovery.com/) ..

Although If the...
Forum: Drivers 28 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By Pikey
If you fancy the latest hotfix .. 10.10c .. there...

If you fancy the latest hotfix .. 10.10c .. there here

GPU-86: AMD Catalyst (http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/GPU86AMDCat1010cHotfix.aspx)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Sep 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 7,488
Posted By Pikey
Exactly what I do .. after a quick check just to...

Exactly what I do .. after a quick check just to make sure it's not valuable.
Forum: Drivers 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 19,669
Posted By Pikey
Here's a wild guess .. have you checked the...

Here's a wild guess .. have you checked the voltages being supplied to your CPU?

I've noticed in the past if the vcore is out for example it can cause all sorts of problems .. including sound!
...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,363
Posted By Pikey
Good points pparks1 .. you're right of course! ...

Good points pparks1 .. you're right of course!

I do have a 2nd machine that's doing nothing much at the mo .. an old Packard Bell media centre thing running XP MCE as well as my normal PC with Win...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,363
Posted By Pikey
Interesting thread! I've been experimenting...

Interesting thread!

I've been experimenting with Win7 XP mode and some VirtualBox machines recently .. might go and see what this VMware vSphere Hypervisor is all about next!
Forum: Gaming 29 Aug 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,393
Posted By Pikey
I'm wondering if running the game via the OBSE...

I'm wondering if running the game via the OBSE way (Oblivion Script Extender) would make it work?

Easy to install so why not give it a try .. OBSE - Planet Elder Scrolls...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 14,476
Posted By Pikey
I noticed the same thing myself with a Sapphire...

I noticed the same thing myself with a Sapphire HD5670 .. Im glad he's working on it, good to know!!

MSI Afterburner (http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/) is a similar tool to the EVGA one jag...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jul 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,190
Posted By Pikey
That's a board made by ASUS .. here's a link to...

That's a board made by ASUS .. here's a link to the ASUS support forums that might help ..

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Forum-...
Forum: News 22 Jun 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,145
Posted By Pikey
So hands up then all Firefox users who have this...

So hands up then all Firefox users who have this installed? .. anybody?

joking aside .. I've been using Firefox for a few years now and I've never heard of it ..
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,037
Posted By Pikey
Is it actually spinning up? .. just touch it with...

Is it actually spinning up? .. just touch it with your fingertips , if it's spinning you'll notice the slight vibration!

Check out the WD forums for some tips .. Western Digital Community -...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By Pikey
You could get back some space by turning of...

You could get back some space by turning of hibernation .. the file hiberfil.sys will be the same size as your installed ram , so if you don't use it , it's wasted ..

Run this in a Command Prompt...
Forum: Themes and Styles 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,132
Posted By Pikey
I remember this one from a few years ago .....

I remember this one from a few years ago .. http://www.spheresite.com/ ..

I don't think it's being developed much at the moment though sadly ..
Forum: Customization 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 8,810
Posted By Pikey
Well i'm still using Yahoo widgets over here ......

Well i'm still using Yahoo widgets over here ... Yahoo! Widgets: useful, fun, beautiful little apps for Mac and Windows (http://widgets.yahoo.com/)
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,723
Posted By Pikey
This is my first experience of using a SATA drive...

This is my first experience of using a SATA drive , so I was a bit disappointed when the first drive went down .. especially after using 2 IDE's from Western Digital in the same PC (80G and 250G)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,723
Posted By Pikey
I've had a similar problem recently with a...

I've had a similar problem recently with a Western Digital drive .. a Blue 500GB .. which actually ended up dying after 5 days of use! .. It dissapeared from the BIOS and stopped spinning up whatever...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Apr 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,447
Posted By Pikey
There's another free tagger here ... ID3-TagIT -...

There's another free tagger here ... ID3-TagIT - THE ID3-Tag-Editor for MP3 (http://id3-tagit.pluemper.name/) ...

Not sure if it's being developed anymore though ..
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,016
Posted By Pikey
I think you also need to go into the 'Disk...

I think you also need to go into the 'Disk Management' screen and assign it a drive letter .. type 'partition' in the search bar to get there.
Forum: Drivers 31 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 7,733
Posted By Pikey
This can be done .. select your monitor in...

This can be done ..

select your monitor in the Device Manager and go to 'update driver' ..
then select 'Browse my computer for driver software' ..
then 'Let me pick from a list of device...
Forum: System Security 25 Mar 2010
Replies: 208
Views: 31,466
Posted By Pikey
I have been following a thread at DSL reports...

I have been following a thread at DSL reports about this topic - A user there got this from MS ' I had sent an email to the MSE support team and got a reply back today. In part, here's what they...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 4,377
Posted By Pikey
Dead wrong there mate! I've been fiddling around...

Dead wrong there mate! I've been fiddling around with the Homegroup settings for ages and never really got it to work properly .. this is between two desktops both running X64 btw ..

I found it...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,121
Posted By Pikey
What did Microsoft do to Wordpad that you hate so...

What did Microsoft do to Wordpad that you hate so much?

I'm just curious ..
Forum: System Security 13 Mar 2010
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By Pikey
I'm quite happy with Microsoft Security...

I'm quite happy with Microsoft Security Essentials and the built-in firewall.
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