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Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 May 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By Al Fairclough
Outstanding! Now, go buy a lottery ticket. ;)

Outstanding! Now, go buy a lottery ticket. ;)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 May 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By Al Fairclough
I believe that Dell uses their own proprietary...

I believe that Dell uses their own proprietary pin-out pattern for their PSU on that model. That being the case, you are stuck with a Dell PSU.
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 5,045
Posted By Al Fairclough
BIOS date set correctly?

BIOS date set correctly?
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,919
Views: 69,484
Posted By Al Fairclough
He,he, you are right about that, Joan. :)

He,he, you are right about that, Joan. :)
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,919
Views: 69,484
Posted By Al Fairclough
I sea what you did there ;) My...

I sea what you did there ;)



My sister is over with my nephew atm.

I swear this boy gets twice as quick on his feet each week. (and twice as stubborn :) )[/QUOTE]
I can sympathise, had...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,558
Posted By Al Fairclough
Any chance you could swap out the PSU for a known...

Any chance you could swap out the PSU for a known good one?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By Al Fairclough
Try pulling the card and re-seating it. If it...

Try pulling the card and re-seating it. If it uses a fan, be sure it is spinning. If that doesn't work, clear the CMOS and give it another shot.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,473
Posted By Al Fairclough
Respectfully, I would do a clean install of 7 and...

Respectfully, I would do a clean install of 7 and leave the 'cleaning' software in it's case. The registry cleaners are just legacy software from the days of Win 98 and XP. Win7 is good, Win7 is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,758
Posted By Al Fairclough
Or, you could always just burn a copy of Ubuntu...

Or, you could always just burn a copy of Ubuntu Linux, navigate to the drive in question and delete the old files. Linux is like a Honeybadger towards MS, it doesn't give a ****!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Al Fairclough
You could downgrade the OS to XP Pro and...

You could downgrade the OS to XP Pro and everything should work just fine, however, if you wish to use Win 7 Ultimate, you are going to need at least 1GB of RAM and a DX9 capable graphics card. Other...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Al Fairclough
I think that you may be out of luck on this one....

I think that you may be out of luck on this one. If you are only running 256MB of memory, that dog just won't hunt with Win7. Not to mention the old hardware which probably requires proprietary...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,018
Posted By Al Fairclough
Yes, I have joined the Bing Club too. It is the...

Yes, I have joined the Bing Club too. It is the default search on my primary IE9 browser and I have been quite impressed with it as of late. As for making a verb out of it, I think that 'Binged'...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Al Fairclough
Very true, but it will recognize Fat32 and allow...

Very true, but it will recognize Fat32 and allow a partition and format to NTFS in the setup. I guess I should have clarified that. :o
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Al Fairclough
How did you install Windows then?...

How did you install Windows then? :confused:[/QUOTE]

I believe that he is suggesting that his Linux OS doesn't allow the Win7 OS to be loaded via his CD-ROM. Assuming that he has made the CD-ROM...
Forum: System Security 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 600
Views: 54,422
Posted By Al Fairclough
Webroot SpySweeper and Kaspersky suite.

Webroot SpySweeper and Kaspersky suite.
Forum: System Security 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 930
Views: 120,276
Posted By Al Fairclough
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y178/Percival222/...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y178/Percival222/hahaha-wut.jpg
Forum: News 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,402
Posted By Al Fairclough
I owned the very same drive. For all I know, it...

I owned the very same drive. For all I know, it is still running.:shock:
Forum: News 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 320
Views: 28,516
Posted By Al Fairclough
Windows 8? Meh...I have tried other icon based...

Windows 8? Meh...I have tried other icon based Linux programs, such as Ubuntu and Fedora. What used to take one click, now takes three. On a smart phone or tablet, perhaps. On a PC, never.
...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,402
Posted By Al Fairclough
As long as you are not running with a single core...

As long as you are not running with a single core CPU and have a decent amount of memory, you should be fine, imo.
Forum: News 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 97
Views: 6,614
Posted By Al Fairclough
And this from past visionaries at Big Blue - ...

And this from past visionaries at Big Blue -

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By Al Fairclough
Sad news indeed. May he regain his health soon.

Sad news indeed. May he regain his health soon.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,820
Posted By Al Fairclough
All things being equal, if you were installing to...

All things being equal, if you were installing to a modern (read that as current) laptop, I would say go 64 bit for certain. That being said, if you plan on using your older laptop for some time and...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Jul 2011
Replies: 290
Views: 125,395
Posted By Al Fairclough
For both of us. Those cars were quite gutsy...

For both of us. Those cars were quite gutsy compared to their competition and extra horses were just a tweak away.
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Jun 2011
Replies: 1,906
Views: 73,553
Posted By Al Fairclough
Dyxlexics of the world untie!

Dyxlexics of the world untie!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By Al Fairclough
Any reason that you can't just enter the site to...

Any reason that you can't just enter the site to the Windows host file?

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/78266-hosts-file-use-windows-7-vista.html
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