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Forum: News 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By alphanumeric
True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't...

True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't Microsoft auditing the Chinese government its it's the Chinese Government going to Microsoft and asking questions.
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By alphanumeric
They will have to do something about that issue....

They will have to do something about that issue. Wouldn't surprise me if it is only for corporate products.

Not encouraging for consumers. MS want to "bind us to online and cloud...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 255
Views: 6,896
Posted By alphanumeric
My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(

My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By alphanumeric
As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no...

As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no more data can be written to it. Not by normal means anyway.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 512
Posted By alphanumeric
On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set...

On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set the USB ports to the power supplies Aux +5V bus. If I switch the jumpers to this mode the USB ports stay powered up when the PC is off. In my case it...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By alphanumeric
I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to...

I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to single display. The monitor that is set as the main display is the one that stays on. To switch back to multi monitors I used DisplaySwitch.exe...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By alphanumeric
Have a look at this,...

Have a look at this, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/37625-display-switch-shortcut-create.html
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By alphanumeric
I run three monitors on my desktop PC. 1 HDMI and...

I run three monitors on my desktop PC. 1 HDMI and 2 DVI. They are actually all DVI though as the HDMI feeds a HDMI to DVI adapter. My sound comes out of my motherboards onboard sound and feeds my PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By alphanumeric
IMHO a 32 GB drive is just to small for Windows...

IMHO a 32 GB drive is just to small for Windows to be run on. If possible you'd be better off installing Windows to the Spinner drive and using the small SSD drive as a cache drive. Or just buy a...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By alphanumeric
I just switch to "PC only" when I game. I run...

I just switch to "PC only" when I game. I run three monitors on my desktop. I have shortcuts for "Extend" and "PC Only". When I'm done gaming I switch back to multi monitors. I just find it easier...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By alphanumeric
Wired or wireless? How old is it?

Wired or wireless? How old is it?
Forum: News 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By alphanumeric
I got that e-mail today, clicking the link got me...

I got that e-mail today, clicking the link got me to here, Microsoft Privacy Statement (http://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/en-us/windowsservices/default.aspx) Looks legit to me. I'm a...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By alphanumeric
Maybe this will help,...

Maybe this will help, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18583-user-folders-restore-default-location.html.
Once you restore the default location you can try moving them to the new location....
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By alphanumeric
My USB 3 enclosure travels with my laptop so it's...

My USB 3 enclosure travels with my laptop so it's nice to only need the single cable and not need to have a power pack. The drive that's in it is actually the factory drive that came in my laptop. It...
Forum: News 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
Hey alphanumeric, Don't forget about that...

Hey alphanumeric,
Don't forget about that master slave drive jumper nonsense and some drives which refused to work with others even thought they should have. SATA technology is so much better in...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By alphanumeric
USB 3 supports higher speeds but that doesn't...

USB 3 supports higher speeds but that doesn't mean you'll actually get them. A mechanical drive even SATA, won't come close to maxing out USB 2 speeds so USB 3 isn't going to get you much of a...
Forum: News 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
The original advantage to SATA was the small...

The original advantage to SATA was the small cables and connectors compared to IDE. You can only spin the platter so fast and move the heads so fast. The guts of your typical mechanical drive haven't...
Forum: News 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
Heheh! Mine was very similar, an Osborne 386SX20...

Heheh! Mine was very similar, an Osborne 386SX20 with 4 x 1mb RAM chips soldered to the board. A 256kb graphics card, and an 80mb hard disk the size of a shoebox. It didn't have a CD-ROM drive or a...
Forum: News 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
The article linked in the first post in this...

The article linked in the first post in this thread shows a drawing of the new connector that will replace SATA ports. What will be needed are MOBOs and CPUs that will support more PCI-e lanes. I...
Forum: News 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
Yeah, I think it was a DX-33 (33 MHZ).

Yeah, I think it was a DX-33 (33 MHZ).
Forum: News 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
lol, my first real home PC motherboard had 6 ISA...

lol, my first real home PC motherboard had 6 ISA slots on it. That was it, there was no PCI. No onboard anything except one of those big 5 pin DIN keyboard ports. That meant an ISA card for Video,...
Forum: News 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By alphanumeric
This type of tech is already out there ASUS ROG...

This type of tech is already out there ASUS ROG RAIDR Express PCI-E 240GB PCIe 2.0 x 2 MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - Newegg.ca...
Forum: Drivers 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 118
Views: 80,279
Posted By alphanumeric
Already installed on my desktop PC, no issues as...

Already installed on my desktop PC, no issues as far as I can tell.
Forum: Drivers 31 May 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By alphanumeric
What's in it for Video? Is it onboard or a...

What's in it for Video? Is it onboard or a dedicated card? Once you know what it is, Intel, NVidia, or AMD, and what model, you go to the manufacturers web site and look for a driver.
Forum: Software 30 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By alphanumeric
64 bit Windows 7 will run 32 bit programs, it...

64 bit Windows 7 will run 32 bit programs, it just won't run 16 bit code. It sounds like your dos program runs 16 bit code. Dosbox might be an option, DOSBox, an x86 emulator with DOS...
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