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Forum: Chillout Room 25 Aug 2015
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Posted By severedsolo
Thought I'd post this email I got from my ISP....

Thought I'd post this email I got from my ISP. Made me chuckle.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By severedsolo
I have seen cut/paste operations fail, and...

I have seen cut/paste operations fail, and Windows deletes the original, and the "pasted" is corrupted. I have no idea how, as like you said, the file never actually moves, but i've seen it happen. I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By severedsolo
Hi jamtin - Just to check I have the issue...

Hi jamtin -

Just to check I have the issue correctly diagnosed: you have a graphic card and integrated graphics port on your motherboard, and when you restart the PC, your graphics card is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By severedsolo
Speaking from upgrading from 8.1 (3 times)...

Speaking from upgrading from 8.1 (3 times) everything should be preserved,as it's an in place upgrade.

Of course, that doesn't mean something won't go wrong, so be sure to take backups
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By severedsolo
After you unplugged the battery, did you hold the...

After you unplugged the battery, did you hold the power button to drain any residual charge? Actually I'm not sure that does any good on a laptop, but worth a go.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Aug 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By severedsolo
So it turns out it was the motherboard. I...

So it turns out it was the motherboard. I borrowed a new PSU from my friend, nothing changed. I've just purchased a new motherboard and everything is good.

Well almost anyway. Turns out that LGA...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By severedsolo
I've started the rma process for the PSU just in...

I've started the rma process for the PSU just in case, I have a friend who is going to supply a spare PSU in the meantime so I can test. Will let you know, cheers for the help so far. As I said, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By severedsolo
Hmm ok that's interesting. Removed everything...

Hmm ok that's interesting. Removed everything except the keyboard and the CPU and I got a continuous short beep - which according to my manual means power error.

Reconnecting the memory goes back...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By severedsolo
I have tried pretty much every combination i...

I have tried pretty much every combination i could think of, slot 1+2 (single channel ), 1+3 (dual channel) 2+4 (dual) and 4+3 (single).

The problem has now deteriorated, and the machine won't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By severedsolo
Can only boot with 1 stick of Ram.

Morning you lovely people, hoping you can help me with a little problem I'm having.

Basically, the title says it all. My rig has started powering itself down on POST with more than 1 stick of Ram...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By severedsolo
Assuming it's actually the DNS server (and that...

Assuming it's actually the DNS server (and that is a very specific error message) - try this:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15037-dns-addressing-how-change-windows-7-a.html
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jul 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,769
Posted By severedsolo
I would imagine they must all have it, as looking...

I would imagine they must all have it, as looking at the wikipedia article, the point is that you don't need an access point.

If it doesn't support wifi direct, it needs an access point, ergo...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By severedsolo
So to be clear - the "Downstream Rate" in that...

So to be clear - the "Downstream Rate" in that picture drops to 512Kbps (or similar?)

This is a problem with your exchange then, as what is happening is the exchange is telling your router the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By severedsolo
Can I also just check what speed exactly is...

Can I also just check what speed exactly is dropping to 0.5 Mb/s. Is it the sync speed or the thoroughput speed.

You can get your sync speed by going to 192.168.1.1 on your router, (assuming TTs...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By severedsolo
By god, do Talktalk still give those out? I had...

By god, do Talktalk still give those out? I had one of those 10 years ago, and it was terrible then! Ask them for a DSL-2780 - they at least have N capability.

Sorry, I digress. Don't flash the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By severedsolo
Ok, lets establish whether it's you or your line....

Ok, lets establish whether it's you or your line. Please ensure you are using a wired PC to test this.

Hopefully your phone socket looks like this:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By severedsolo
I'm willing to bet a small amount of money that...

I'm willing to bet a small amount of money that you do not live in a Market 3 area. (This means Talktalk own your line).

I won't ask where you live, but if you put your phone number/address into...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By severedsolo
Can I just ask, why exactly do you need this...

Can I just ask, why exactly do you need this information?
Forum: News 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,637
Posted By severedsolo
BBC News - Quantum phenomenon shown in $15m...

BBC News - Quantum phenomenon shown in $15m D-Wave computer (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27632140) - they did manage to find 8 entangled qubits, so technically it is quantum. (just...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By severedsolo
Just as an aside, a couple of really old FS9...

Just as an aside, a couple of really old FS9 addons also use 1.1 and I've installed it ok. (It warns it's not compatible, but nothing terrible happened)
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By severedsolo
I don't know that Windows itself has that info,...

I don't know that Windows itself has that info, but if you log into the router itself (run ipconfig /all in command prompt, and use the default gateway as the address in a web browser) - this should...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By severedsolo
It's not. The information to do so is widely...

It's not. The information to do so is widely available on the internet. Personally I would be using a VPN pretty quickly, to keep everything encrypted. My personal favourite is Cyberghost: Surf...
Forum: News 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,256
Posted By severedsolo
Technically, it is quicker and more responsive....

Technically, it is quicker and more responsive. Every damn update they move the buttons.

I really do wish that Mozilla would stop and realise that maybe some of us are running FF because we don't...
Forum: News 18 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,005
Posted By severedsolo
I agree, Metro apps running on desktop would be...

I agree, Metro apps running on desktop would be much better. I completely ignore Metro at the moment, because so much is Desktop based, it's jarring to come out of that just for skype or facebook.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By severedsolo
Thanks for the answers, It's actually...

Thanks for the answers,

It's actually Windows 8.1, so hibernation is a big factor.. I've left it on. I reinstalled Windows rather than cloning my HDD as I was due for a reinstall anyway but I did...
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