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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By scott7saunders
help needed to organise masses of photo files

Hey,

I am having a bit of a "moment" here and need some advise, on my hard drive there is about 60GB of photos stores in no particular order, this directly has had files added to it over the years...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By scott7saunders
wifes i5 Windows 7 laptop far faster than my i7 Windows 7

Hey,

this is a bit of a strange post however is there anyway of seeing where the "bottleneck" is on a windows 7 install please?

the long and short of it is that I upgraded my i5 laptop to a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By scott7saunders
whats the best way to partition my laptop hard drive?

Hey,

I have a pretty decent spec laptop with a 750GB hard drive, at the moment there is just big "C" drive within both the OS, installed applications and my library files on it. Is there a better...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By scott7saunders
Is there an easy way of managing pictures

Hi,

I have thousands of photos that we have collected and backed up over the years and I am looking for a good way or solution to manage them. The thing I worry about I'd duplicates, then are...
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By scott7saunders
Firewalls worth it

Hey,

I was trying with the idea of installing the trend security suite they Virgin are offering / throwing at me as part of the subscription however are suites like this actually worth it?
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By scott7saunders
Seriously slow system...

Hey,

I have followed the tutorial for a clean install however my machine is unbelievably show and almost unusable.

It's been installing Windows essentials for almost 40 minutes now and there...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scott7saunders
I did however the disk are scratched which is why...

I did however the disk are scratched which is why I am trying to recover the deleted partition.

Tried contacting Lenovo about getting a the backup partition on did sent however that seems too...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scott7saunders
Thanks for the replies, the only reason I was...

Thanks for the replies, the only reason I was trying to recover the original system. Image was that my machine still feels alow and sluggish even with a clean install on it. After speaking to...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scott7saunders
help recovering my recovery partition if its possible

Hey,

I am by no means an expert on all things Windows related so please bear with me :p

My laptop has a recovery partition on it so that if things every went "south" the laptop could be...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By scott7saunders
Recovering deleted restore partition

Hey,

Is it possible to recovery the deleted recovery partition that was on my hard drive?

Since I deleted the recovery partition I have installed various os's etc however ultimately want to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By scott7saunders
Hey, as I broke the partition table and...

Hey,

as I broke the partition table and installed a clean version of Windows 7 I have lost the ability to use the one click recovery that Lenovo provide so i am having to look at other ways of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By scott7saunders
help creating a recovery partition for hotkey restore

Hey,

I am not sure if this is possible however is there a way of installing Windows 7, activating it with my OEM key and then created a recovery partition just in case I am ever in the situation...
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 7,758
Posted By scott7saunders
office 2013 install failed now cant re-install or remove

Hey,

I have a problem with my laptop when trying to re-install Office 2013 preview edition - basically the initial install failed for some reason and can I can neither remove or install this...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,596
Posted By scott7saunders
its strange isn't it ? surely the computer should...

its strange isn't it ? surely the computer should be running quicker than it is - I though it was me.

How can I view potential bottlenecks (is that even possible with windows 7?)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,596
Posted By scott7saunders
Hey, Tried that you both kindly suggested...

Hey,

Tried that you both kindly suggested and its still the same :-(

Added on MSE on, removed Avast and installed Malwarebyte
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,596
Posted By scott7saunders
seriously slow i7 laptop - something not right

Hey,

I need some advise as my laptop is running very slow and seems to be "plodding" along. My laptop is a 2nd Generation i7 (Sandy Bridge) with 8GB of DD3 RAM, 1GB Nvidia Graphics and a 750GB...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,641
Posted By scott7saunders
help accessing & mapping network drive without VPN

Hey,

my employers IT support department has emailed me a certificate which allows me to access my office pc desktop using RDC without the need to establish a VPN to the server.

My question is -...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By scott7saunders
cheers UsernameIssues :-) gonna give that a...

cheers UsernameIssues :-)

gonna give that a try.

can I just check that the IP address of my office computer is one beginning with 10.10 etc, I presume this is like it is because its a server...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By scott7saunders
Tried using my ip address on the domain however...

Tried using my ip address on the domain however it tells me that the my network password is incorrect....
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By scott7saunders
Hi, My work machine has a status update...

Hi,

My work machine has a status update address on the network, how would you use the ip address?
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By scott7saunders
help accessing my work computer from home using a VPN

Hello,

at my place of work I have my own desktop PC which is running Windows XP, we are all using Windows Server 2008 and have the ability to connect from home using a VPN and RDP which is pretty...
Forum: Backup and Restore 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By scott7saunders
is it possible to make a F10 or similar backup of my current OS?

Hey,

I hope that this is not a silly question however can I ask if its possibly to make a F10 backup of my current drive so that should something go "pear shaped" then the option to restore my PC...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Posted By scott7saunders
very slow hard drive on i7 laptop

Hey,

my Lenovo Z570 (1024) is running very slow even after fresh install and defrag. The drive seems very slow and the activity list seems to be going on for quite a bit. The overall speed of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By scott7saunders
manufacturers drivers or let windows 7 choose them for me?

Hi,
i have just wiped off the pre-installed windows that was on my lenovo laptop and installed a clean version of windows 7 home premium 64, can I ask if its better to use the manufacturer branded...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,684
Posted By scott7saunders
slow remote desktop when using VPN to work PC

Hey,

I am having problems where the connection and overall feel of the computer is very slow when running windows remote desktop to connect to my work PC via VPN.

The actual speed of my home...
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