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Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By nikev216
Success! Motherboard is an Asus P8Z68 Deluxe...

Success!

Motherboard is an Asus P8Z68 Deluxe - 1155

I un-plugged the two WD Green drives from the 6GB/s (Marvell) SATA ports
and moved them to the 3GB/s (JMicron) SATA ports.

all drives...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By nikev216
Hi CKWD, all drives are connected to motherboard...

Hi CKWD, all drives are connected to motherboard SATA ports

SATA mode selection = AHCI
SMART status check = enabled
SATA_1 (grey port) = Intel SSD (my WIN 7 boot drive)
SATA_2 (grey port) = WD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By nikev216
Thank you to all who replied. I ran the WD Data...

Thank you to all who replied. I ran the WD Data Lifeguard extended test as advised, the (D) drive passed so probably it's OK. One question regarding this test. It identifies drives 1: and 2: as IDE...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By nikev216
CRC Error Count Warning on drive (D:) ?

1. one of my Disks (D) disappeared from windows 7.

2. I unplugged the 2 connectors then plugged them back in and (D) re-appears.

3. win 7 disk management shows the (D) drive as healthy

4....
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 177,799
Posted By nikev216
many thanks, only 3 years later!

many thanks, only 3 years later!
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By nikev216
I just checked in Disc Management and saw that E:...

I just checked in Disc Management and saw that E: and C: were both marked as "active" drives ... hence windows included both, found this excellent fix for marking my E: drive as "inactive", did the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By nikev216
Can't Backup C: using WIN 7 Backup & Restore ?

a) I'm trying to create an image of my C: Drive using Windows 7 Backup & Restore.
(screenshot 1) View image: s1 (http://postimg.org/image/6zw0yy31b/)


b) Win 7 automatically selects my D: drive...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 5,903
Posted By nikev216
thanks for that re-assurance, I've also noticed...

thanks for that re-assurance, I've also noticed that effect when copying some files it starts sometimes @ 80 - 100 MB/s then pretty quickly settles down to around 70 MB/s and I'm quite happy with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 5,903
Posted By nikev216
File transfer speeds on Win 7 GIGABIT network ?

I get approx 70 MB/sec when transferring files on my windows 7 WORKGROUP network, everything on the network is GIGABIT enabled, (3 PC's, 1 Router, 1 gigabit switch, cat6 cables), so does an average...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 183,950
Posted By nikev216
thanks, I just realized it's icon width

thanks, I just realized it's icon width
Forum: Tutorials 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 183,950
Posted By nikev216
Large is too big at my desktop, small is too...

Large is too big at my desktop, small is too small for Windows Media Center from an armchair, is there a way to set icon size in the taskbar midway between those 2 sizes. (with browser closed)
Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 15,669
Posted By nikev216
Thanks for the links.

Thanks for the links.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 15,669
Posted By nikev216
How to shut down Windows 7 after 1hr Idle Time ?

How can I shut down a Windows 7 PC after approx 1 hour's idle time, I don't mean suspend or sleep or hibernate. I want to auto-shutdown after an hour, just like I would do it manually ?

TIA
Forum: Tutorials 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 58
Views: 182,430
Posted By nikev216
it's only a minor annoyance, I found that if you...

it's only a minor annoyance, I found that if you have the menu bar displayed clicking on "favorites" opens them up on the left hand side
Forum: Tutorials 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 58
Views: 182,430
Posted By nikev216
Hi Brink what I mean is that when I close the...

Hi Brink what I mean is that when I close the favs center it reverts back to the right side of the screen. If I want to place the favs center on the left hand side of the screen permanently, ie open...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 58
Views: 182,430
Posted By nikev216
The problem with the IE9 favourites center is...

The problem with the IE9 favourites center is that it can't be permanently pinned to the left side, if you want it on the left you have to keep it open, thus taking up desktop real estate, close the...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 562
Views: 404,788
Posted By nikev216
stupid me it was working all the time, after...

stupid me it was working all the time, after applying the disable .reg, to test it I opened a non-library folder selected a file and pulled it downwards out of position, only have it snap back to...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 562
Views: 404,788
Posted By nikev216
This is NOT working for me, followed the...

This is NOT working for me, followed the instructions to the letter,

1. set my view to medium icons
2. ran the "reset default" .reg / then re-booted
3. opened the computer window
4. ran the...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,536
Posted By nikev216
another vote for unlocker

another vote for unlocker
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 41,965
Posted By nikev216
"AppData" folder has gone AWOL!

Hello, my Windows 7 AppData folder and it's subfolders, Local, LocalLow and Roaming have gone missing from C:/Users/"My user name". They used to be visible but after a recent system restore operation...
Forum: Customization 13 Nov 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 5,340
Posted By nikev216
I will try, thank you

I will try, thank you
Forum: Customization 13 Nov 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 5,340
Posted By nikev216
Windows 7 Taskbar icons, can I custom size them ?

my taskbar icons at the default settings are too big for my liking.

If I set "use small icons" as my preference, then they are way too small!

is there a way to set an icon size somewhere...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Sep 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 8,919
Posted By nikev216
Hi quonksc...

Hi quonksc (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=16846),

My method of a monthly back-up works for me, perhaps I should have added that any software I install is also then RAR'd and saved to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Sep 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 8,919
Posted By nikev216
I use R-Drive Image which takes approx 40 mins to...

I use R-Drive Image which takes approx 40 mins to create a backup image of my Windows 7 system. Before creating the image I run chkdsk, then run a defrag, then scan my system using NOD32 anti-virus....
Forum: General Discussion 19 Sep 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 8,919
Posted By nikev216
OK thanks for that, I'll restore all default...

OK thanks for that, I'll restore all default settings in services because I may have turned off something in there I shouldn't have, funny because everything else works perectly, in the worse...
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