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Forum: News 02 Jul 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,320
Posted By lffoar
:ditto: Boy, I'm getting sick of spending time...

:ditto: Boy, I'm getting sick of spending time chasing away M$ gremlins!!
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 138
Views: 8,699
Posted By lffoar
Hear hear!!

Hear hear!!
Forum: System Security 12 Mar 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By lffoar
Thumbs up for Avast free :thumbsup: Been using...

Thumbs up for Avast free :thumbsup:
Been using it for some years and never had a problem
Forum: News 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 63
Views: 6,561
Posted By lffoar
Are these "perceived" issues or real problems for...

Are these "perceived" issues or real problems for some people?
Is passing comment and offering opinions "whining"?
Is it really a "minority" of people "whining" or is there indeed, a silent...
Forum: News 07 Mar 2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,378
Posted By lffoar
:ditto: Been using Avast free for yonks. That and...

:ditto: Been using Avast free for yonks. That and MBAM are the best front line protection I can think of.
Also some common sense goes a long way..........just a pity it don't seem too common these...
Forum: News 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,523
Posted By lffoar
I agree with others completely. Have we lost the...

I agree with others completely. Have we lost the ability to think, reason, act, etc without having to be reminded the beer isn't quite cold enough in the fridge or have the lights/heaters/whatever...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By lffoar
You could let that update go through and then...

You could let that update go through and then delete it
Forum: News 24 Feb 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By lffoar
It depends. Do you plan on using VR?[/QUOTE] ...

It depends. Do you plan on using VR?[/QUOTE]



:ditto:[/QUOTE]

:ditto::ditto::ditto:
Forum: News 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,905
Posted By lffoar
But Grandpa we need that Xbox app!!!![/QUOTE] ...

But Grandpa we need that Xbox app!!!![/QUOTE]
:roflmao:
Forum: News 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,905
Posted By lffoar
My Grandkids both went in and bought new laptops...

My Grandkids both went in and bought new laptops which had W10 pre-installed (not by choice I hasten to add). So that adds to the list of people taking up W10 huh? Well Microsoft, take two of your...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By lffoar
Mr Shawn........they should Knight you my boy!!...

Mr Shawn........they should Knight you my boy!! No doubt about you. Fixed the problem again!!
Many thanks..........again :(
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By lffoar
Corrupted icons...again!

Oh, I hate computers!! For no apparent reason most of my desktop icons are corrupted again, (see attached). I've done the delete and rebuild icon cache bit as per Brink's tutorial, no luck, did a...
Forum: News 22 Jan 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,648
Posted By lffoar
:ditto::ditto::ditto:

:ditto::ditto::ditto:
Forum: News 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 35
Views: 4,768
Posted By lffoar
Interesting reading Shawn.......love the part "we...

Interesting reading Shawn.......love the part "we will continue to listen to customer feedback". Yeah right!!
Why won't they let me ride into the sunset on board my Windows 7 horse without trying...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
LB, just googled it and top line on the page was...

LB, just googled it and top line on the page was the CPUID site.
I'm checking the temps regularly especially since I just installed the cooler and fresh thermal compound
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
I see what you mean. This is the HWinfo read and...

I see what you mean. This is the HWinfo read and sure looks a little different. BTW I had no noise at all coming from PSU or no apparent fault with it. Comp is running well with the new cooler...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
LB, psu doesn't make any noises and everything...

LB, psu doesn't make any noises and everything seems to be working OK. Is there something else I should worry about? The psu was new when I got the comp built only a year or so back.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
Thanks to all for your input, bit the bullet and...

Thanks to all for your input, bit the bullet and went and bought an aftermarket cooler! Just a cheapie but it's done the job. Installed it and walahh, temps are now in the 50-56 degree mark when...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
Stock standard system. I took it apart again and...

Stock standard system. I took it apart again and reckon I might have overdone the application
the first time :confused:
Cleaned it up again with iso alc and just put a pea sized dot in the...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
No problems with location, air flow, ambient temp...

No problems with location, air flow, ambient temp etc. Should I try re-seating again........:rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
:( Not so good. Tried to convert a movie and the...

:( Not so good. Tried to convert a movie and the alarm went off again. Took this snip at the time. Maybe I didn't do the re-seating thing properly?? One point of note....it did get further along in...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
I've never re-seated (or seated!) a CPU before...

I've never re-seated (or seated!) a CPU before but looked up Dr Google and have used the 2 line method for thermal paste. These are the temps showing on HWMmonitor and frankly, I wouldn't have a clue...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
Thanks GEWB, thanks for that! I'll get some...

Thanks GEWB, thanks for that! I'll get some compound today and re-seat it. Will let you know tomorrow how it went
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By lffoar
Buzzing noise from the tower

Hi all, back to the gurus!!
Just tried to convert a few movies to AVI, using Freemake video converter. Gets to around 5% and then I get a buzzing sound emanating from the tower. Didn't sound like a...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By lffoar
Or you can google SIW, (system information...

Or you can google SIW, (system information windows). Very small program which gives you the whole rundown on what's on your comp......and it's free :)

Update: I just checked and it seems the...
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