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Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Al Fairclough
I would try Greg's link first. A manual install...

I would try Greg's link first. A manual install is more hassle than a clean install, IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Al Fairclough
I have read of a number of other people who have...

I have read of a number of other people who have had the same problem. Suggestions have been a manual install with no AV programs present and after a system cleaning. My suggestion would be to backup...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Al Fairclough
Thanks, Greg. :o

Thanks, Greg. :o
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Al Fairclough
Hello Al_FairClough I did close PC and spray...

Hello Al_FairClough

I did close PC and spray air

Reload and put resource Monitor
What should I look for?

Martin[/QUOTE]

You will want to watch for any program that has a high thread/cpu...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Al Fairclough
Sorry to jump in, but have you set SATA control...

Sorry to jump in, but have you set SATA control in the BIOS to AHCI, RAID or IDE? Sometimes a board will cough up a hairball on AHCI.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Al Fairclough
You may want to try Accessories > System Tools >...

You may want to try Accessories > System Tools > Resource Monitor and see what is eating up the CPU cycles.
Forum: Security News 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 49
Views: 1,796
Posted By Al Fairclough
Good post, jimbo and very true.

Good post, jimbo and very true.
Forum: Security News 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 49
Views: 1,796
Posted By Al Fairclough
Such is true. I started using Norton Utilities...

Such is true. I started using Norton Utilities for DOS many moons ago and with a few ventures into other AV programs, I have used Norton ever since. It just works for me without problems and that is...
Forum: Security News 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Al Fairclough
I wonder if they have computer science classes in...

I wonder if they have computer science classes in those schools the Director of Information Security could attend.[/QUOTE]

Perfect! :D
Forum: News 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By Al Fairclough
An excellent idea! As long as they are made by...

An excellent idea! As long as they are made by SeaSonic. ;)

I have been using AMD chips since they subcontracted to IBM and have never had any complaints. They are a good value and work well...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 May 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Al Fairclough
Outstanding! Now, go buy a lottery ticket. ;)

Outstanding! Now, go buy a lottery ticket. ;)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 May 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Al Fairclough
I believe that Dell uses their own proprietary...

I believe that Dell uses their own proprietary pin-out pattern for their PSU on that model. That being the case, you are stuck with a Dell PSU.
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 6,676
Posted By Al Fairclough
BIOS date set correctly?

BIOS date set correctly?
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,919
Views: 73,149
Posted By Al Fairclough
He,he, you are right about that, Joan. :)

He,he, you are right about that, Joan. :)
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,919
Views: 73,149
Posted By Al Fairclough
I sea what you did there ;) My...

I sea what you did there ;)



My sister is over with my nephew atm.

I swear this boy gets twice as quick on his feet each week. (and twice as stubborn :) )[/QUOTE]
I can sympathise, had...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,852
Posted By Al Fairclough
Any chance you could swap out the PSU for a known...

Any chance you could swap out the PSU for a known good one?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By Al Fairclough
Try pulling the card and re-seating it. If it...

Try pulling the card and re-seating it. If it uses a fan, be sure it is spinning. If that doesn't work, clear the CMOS and give it another shot.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,742
Posted By Al Fairclough
Respectfully, I would do a clean install of 7 and...

Respectfully, I would do a clean install of 7 and leave the 'cleaning' software in it's case. The registry cleaners are just legacy software from the days of Win 98 and XP. Win7 is good, Win7 is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By Al Fairclough
Or, you could always just burn a copy of Ubuntu...

Or, you could always just burn a copy of Ubuntu Linux, navigate to the drive in question and delete the old files. Linux is like a Honeybadger towards MS, it doesn't give a ****!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Al Fairclough
You could downgrade the OS to XP Pro and...

You could downgrade the OS to XP Pro and everything should work just fine, however, if you wish to use Win 7 Ultimate, you are going to need at least 1GB of RAM and a DX9 capable graphics card. Other...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Al Fairclough
I think that you may be out of luck on this one....

I think that you may be out of luck on this one. If you are only running 256MB of memory, that dog just won't hunt with Win7. Not to mention the old hardware which probably requires proprietary...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,190
Posted By Al Fairclough
Yes, I have joined the Bing Club too. It is the...

Yes, I have joined the Bing Club too. It is the default search on my primary IE9 browser and I have been quite impressed with it as of late. As for making a verb out of it, I think that 'Binged'...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By Al Fairclough
Very true, but it will recognize Fat32 and allow...

Very true, but it will recognize Fat32 and allow a partition and format to NTFS in the setup. I guess I should have clarified that. :o
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By Al Fairclough
How did you install Windows then?...

How did you install Windows then? :confused:[/QUOTE]

I believe that he is suggesting that his Linux OS doesn't allow the Win7 OS to be loaded via his CD-ROM. Assuming that he has made the CD-ROM...
Forum: System Security 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 600
Views: 55,643
Posted By Al Fairclough
Webroot SpySweeper and Kaspersky suite.

Webroot SpySweeper and Kaspersky suite.
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