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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
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Posted By GrayGhost2
Guilty :o :D

Guilty :o :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thank you Wolfgang :) An excellent overview...

Thank you Wolfgang :)

An excellent overview that I actually understand. :geek:
- two weeks ago I would not have got it at all. :o
- I have read dozens of blogs, wikis and other forum threads....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
Q1: How many partitions are allowed on a simple...

Q1: How many partitions are allowed on a simple volume external HDD ?
- when I open the "wizard the default partition size is 476937 MB (not MiB)
- my ext. HDD is 500GB (nominal)
- I know MS and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ whs +1 Partition1: Windows data TXT,...

@ whs +1


Partition1: Windows data TXT, PDF, HTML, GNumeric (spreadsheet), files (90% TXT files, no Office apps
Partition2: downloaded program files ZIP, 7z, EXE, ISO files
Partition_3: Linux...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ whs -- (Hi Wolfgang) Q1:What format should...

@ whs -- (Hi Wolfgang)

Q1:What format should I use (considering FAT32 is limited to 32GB partition)
- I know there are other 3rd party programs that will format partitions >32GB to FAT32.
-...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
Just spent some time on GParted forum. I was...

Just spent some time on GParted forum.

I was advised to not bother with partitioning, which conflicts with their own Why Partition your Disk Device? (http://gparted.org/why-partition.php) -AND-...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ ignatzatsonic :) Didn't realise that...

@ ignatzatsonic :)

Didn't realise that buying my first HD enclosure + a new WD Blue 500GB 3.5 HDD, would become so complicated.
- an observation, not a criticism ... just shows how little I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ rvcjew :) Thank you for your help

@ rvcjew :)
Thank you for your help
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ rvcjew +1 Should I run "Convert to Dynamic...

@ rvcjew +1
Should I run "Convert to Dynamic Disc" ?
- I presume that is MBR ?
-OR-
Do I only run "New Simple Volume"
- and leave "Convert to Dynamic Disc" and "Convert to GPT Disc" alone ?
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By GrayGhost2
Allocating space on new ext. HDD

With a new external HDD ... in Windows Disk Management the status is "Unallocated".

When I RClick "Disc2" there are two options ...
1. Dynamic Disc
2. GPT Disk

335631

When I RClick the...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By GrayGhost2
Free portable AV program wanted

Instead of waiting until I am desparate can anyone suggest a free portable AV program

Because I mentor dinosaurs (older than myself) I want to have a portable AV if their PCs are very sick.
In...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks RA :) Appreciate you help

Thanks RA :)
Appreciate you help
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By GrayGhost2
PaleMoon browser

Palemoon is my primary browser.

Is anybody having problems getting onto the forum and navigating around the sub-forums. ?

Both my laptop and rig cannot make a satisfactory connection with the...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By GrayGhost2
Checked my Browsers (Palemoon and Firefox) ... no...

Checked my Browsers (Palemoon and Firefox) ... no sign of Java as an addon.
- 10 days ago I received a Oracle Hoax (had a run of email hoaxes in about a week)
- now I am wondering if there is a...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By GrayGhost2
Just checked my Browsers (Palemoon and Firefox)...

Just checked my Browsers (Palemoon and Firefox) ... no sign of Java enabled or disabled.
- Java is out of "Oracle" isn't it ?
- 10 days ago I received a Oracle Hoax (had a run of email hoaxes in...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ LMiller7 :) For memory most banks use Java...

@ LMiller7 :)

For memory most banks use Java for internet banking (dumb).

I will leave Java disabled and only enable it if I have too.
Or is just the presence of Java a problem?

Thanks for...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By GrayGhost2
Do I need Java on my PC

Somewhere in this forum I think I read that Brink (or someone) had uninstalled Java, for security reasons.

Is uninstalling Java feasible. ?
I presently have Java disabled (in my browser --...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By GrayGhost2
Suggestion: A tutorial/stickie with a list of...

Suggestion:
A tutorial/stickie with a list of helpful links about using Sysinternals "AutoRuns"
- I have saved every link in this thread on a TXT file
- using Metapad36 (or Akelpad) with active...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By GrayGhost2
Good thread. :) It has helped me I found...

Good thread. :)
It has helped me

I found this Defrag Tools: #5 - Autoruns and MSConfig (http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Defrag-Tools/Defrag-Tools-5-Autoruns) video to be very helpful
Latest...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thank you all for your support :) - Imaging...

Thank you all for your support :)
- Imaging and virtual machines are at the top of my to-do's list

My laptop has taken another turn for the better ... temporarily.
When I uninstalled...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By GrayGhost2
@whs ... thank you Wolfgang for your input :) ...

@whs
... thank you Wolfgang for your input :)

I have never done a system restore ... ever !
So I thought I would start somewhere, even if just for practice.
I have been following posts in...
Forum: Gadgets 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By GrayGhost2
A Guy ... you are a legend :grouphug: Thank...

A Guy ... you are a legend :grouphug:

Thank you
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ pbcopter...

@ pbcopter (http://www.sevenforums.com/members/pbcopter.html)
Should Bitdefender be disabled ?
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By GrayGhost2
Restore point failed

Prior to installing VirtualBox I created a restore-point.
The VirtualBox installation was completed but VirtualBox would not open, displaying an error message.

I uninstalled VirtualBox with...
Forum: Gadgets 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By GrayGhost2
@ A Guy :) How did you get your very slick...

@ A Guy :)

How did you get your very slick black "configuration"
- did you use an addon ... the link to Core Temp - Addons (ttp://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/addons.html) lists 7 addons.
I think...
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