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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
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Posted By pooksahib
ICit2lol - if I knew you were prepared to go to...

ICit2lol - if I knew you were prepared to go to all that trouble for me, I'd have mentioned the 'combo' fact. I appreciate your efforts though - many thanks. I'd already loaded the newer software...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By pooksahib
Hi - system specs now loaded, thanks for the link...

Hi - system specs now loaded, thanks for the link to that tool. The mouse is a Logitech M-RCE95.

I've been googling this and lots of folk have similar problems but I've yet to see anyone...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By pooksahib
It was off - thanks, though.

It was off - thanks, though.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By pooksahib
Wireless mouse behaving strangely

Hi. I'm having problems with my mouse although I can't be sure if it's just a mouse fault or a more serious computer fault. Here's what's happening:


Clicking has no effect unless you click...
Forum: Virtualization 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks guys - I'm happy with that.

Thanks guys - I'm happy with that.
Forum: Virtualization 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By pooksahib
Is 'virtual ubuntu' as safe as having it as the main OS?

Hi. I've just installed Virtualbox and now have a VM running Ubuntu. I intend using it solely for banking/Amazon etc.

I've read that there are virtually no viruses directed at Linux but is the...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
I finally found this section of the BIOS. Here's...

I finally found this section of the BIOS. Here's what's onscreen:
Launch CSM - Enabled
Boot Device Control - UEFI and Legacy OPROM
Boot from storage devices - Legacy OPROM First*

*the...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By pooksahib
And so it was. Thanks so much, Pauly. I'm...

And so it was. Thanks so much, Pauly. I'm kicking myself for not thinking of that.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By pooksahib
Showing desktop causes uTorrent to close

Hi. This may very well be the weirdest problem I've seen on my PC. It's a self-build I've just done and I've installed the same programs I had on my previous PC. One of them is uTorrent and I have...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
Hi. I can't imagine it's a 'Fast Boot' issue - a...

Hi. I can't imagine it's a 'Fast Boot' issue - a normal bootup is fine, it's just when restarting after a prompt from a new program or update that the 'BIOS splash' stays longer. But I'll check the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
Hi. The ASUS Bios has loads of info but nothing...

Hi. The ASUS Bios has loads of info but nothing resembling UEFI, CSM or Legacy.
I took a couple of new programs out of 'startup' (via msconfig) this morning which generated the 'restart now' button...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
Hello again gregrocker. Latest Disk Management...

Hello again gregrocker. Latest Disk Management snapshot attached. Since doing this, things have improved but I'm going to install a few programs before I declare 'fixed'. The problem seemed to be...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks again, I've extended C as suggested. As...

Thanks again, I've extended C as suggested.
As regards the 100MB of Disk 1 with no drive letter, is it not easier to just delete it and skip the 'mark as inactive' step?
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
No problem, thanks for your interest. When I...

No problem, thanks for your interest. When I later added my 2x1TB HDD's (one of which had been split in three partitions, one with the old Windows files on it) I found myself with 'Drive D: System...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
Hi gregrocker and thanks for that. I'm using the...

Hi gregrocker and thanks for that. I'm using the correct password (never had one solely for BIOS, can't recall being given the option to set one.). My BIOS screen mentions 'UEFI' and I see from your...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
Hi gregrocker. I made sure to get the new PC up...

Hi gregrocker. I made sure to get the new PC up and running with just the SSD so no problem in that respect.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
Hi addRAM, and thanks for that. I used a virgin...

Hi addRAM, and thanks for that. I used a virgin SSD scannow found nothing wrong. I use the password feature as it's not just me who uses the PC. If the problem persists then a reinstall is...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
Hi UsernameIssues. Yes, I knew there was some...

Hi UsernameIssues. Yes, I knew there was some option like that. But it's the actual process of changing ownership using that method - whenever I've tried it before I go wrong somewhere. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By pooksahib
New PC sometimes freezes after Welcome screen

Hi. I've just put a new PC together (my first self-build) but I have a problem, one of those annoying ones where sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. It concerns the 'input password' screen...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks for all the input. Mitchell65 gave me a...

Thanks for all the input. Mitchell65 gave me a clue by referring to files and folders it wasn't enough to take ownership of the main folder, I had to do the same for the sub-folders (and hidden...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By pooksahib
Can't delete one of the files belonging to the old OS.

Hi. Here's what I've just finished doing: 1) Built a new PC with a new SSD for the OS. Got it up and running. 2) Took the HDD from the old PC and fitted it to the new PC (for use as file storage)....
Forum: System Security 05 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By pooksahib
Hi Andrew. I've solved the matter. When running...

Hi Andrew. I've solved the matter. When running the 'disable' script for Windows Firewall Notifier you have to do it 'as Administrator'. I hadn't and, despite the script's assurance, Windows...
Forum: System Security 05 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By pooksahib
Firewall is blocking JDownloader despite me 'allowing' it.

Until recently, I've used 'Windows 7 Firewall Control' followed by 'Windows Firewall Notifier'. I decided there was no great benefit so uninstalled. Since then, my (Windows 7) firewall is blocking...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks for that but that's what I've been doing. ...

Thanks for that but that's what I've been doing.

Let's see what happens if I allow NoScript on all parts of this page...

Ah! That was the reason.
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By pooksahib
Problem solved - FLAC tag info has suddenly...

Problem solved - FLAC tag info has suddenly appeared. I didn't do a reboot so can only assume that the 'repair' I did needed time to kick in. I'd still be interested to know how I could have shown...
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