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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
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Posted By martinlest
Bought a nice mains-powered hub, but the same...

Bought a nice mains-powered hub, but the same problem remains. The devices don't freeze up the PC BTW, it's just the two USB devices (Saitek X52 flight controller and Razer Tartarus keypad) that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By martinlest
How to transfer files using Bluetooth?

I'd like to back up some data from my Bluetooth mobile phone (not a smartphone)to my laptop. I can see the phone in Devices, but when I double-click on it I just get a Properties window. Can't seem...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
All my hardware was bought in the UK (well, I...

All my hardware was bought in the UK (well, I bought the laptop itself when I was working in Bangkok, so that's not quite true!), and shipped over ... The buzzing, electronic sound is all I get now -...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
The 'good news' didn't last long. I just get a...

The 'good news' didn't last long. I just get a distorted electric buzzing sound from the speakers now if I run them through the Xonar. I have ordered a mains-powered USB hub (for my PC) and some...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By martinlest
Oh, so many opinions, few the same (from browsing...

Oh, so many opinions, few the same (from browsing forums!) :)

Gone with this one anyway, which seems sound:

Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port High Speed Hub with 15W Power Adapter UK and EU Mains...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By martinlest
Maybe I should just risk one from Amazon. I think...

Maybe I should just risk one from Amazon. I think I need an a/c, not bus-powered one to have any chance of resolving this..
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By martinlest
USB hub, a/c powered. Recommendations please?

Hi. I am having problems with USB devices freezing or not being powered at all through my USB ports. I have been looking for an a/c powered hub (USB 2.0 is fine) to power game controllers and the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
The desktop already has a USB card as far as I...

The desktop already has a USB card as far as I recall. I am pretty sure that there are no more available slots on the motherboard now, either. There's a large GPU which blocks one of the slots..
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Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
Hi again. Been without internet for two days -...

Hi again. Been without internet for two days - provider had to come and fix it!! There's always some problem...!

OK, I tried powering the speakers from the Dell laptop, and hey presto, the sound...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
As I have read elsewhere, this problem may just...

As I have read elsewhere, this problem may just resolve itself, overnight. I am living in a rather out-of-the-way town in Sri Lanka (for work), so don't have recourse to the kind of tools and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
I don't have a powered USB hub, but will try...

I don't have a powered USB hub, but will try using a USB port from the other (Dell XPS) laptop to see what happens. I wouldn't be surprised if it is a USB issue - the ports on the Asus machine are...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
Hi. Yes, sorry, my main PC is listed, not the...

Hi. Yes, sorry, my main PC is listed, not the laptop. It's an Asus X44, running Win7 Home Premium x64. (Is that enough info for current purposes?). The speakers have an audio jack and a USB plug. I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By martinlest
No sound from external speakers

Googling this subject reveals thousands upon thousands of similar problems, but I haven't been able to get my speaker sound back - they were fine 12 hours ago.

I use some simple external USB...
Forum: Sound & Audio 17 Aug 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 5,109
Posted By martinlest
Thanks a lot for the reply, but it turns out that...

Thanks a lot for the reply, but it turns out that the problem is an intermittent one with the USB plug on the speakers. That's why, when I unplug the speakers and try them on another laptop, they...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 5,109
Posted By martinlest
Any ideas anyone how to get the speakers working...

Any ideas anyone how to get the speakers working again? Seems to be a software problem...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 5,109
Posted By martinlest
Thanks a lot for the link. I'll have a look.. I...

Thanks a lot for the link. I'll have a look.. I mainly listen to classical music and the orchestra, singers etc. need to sound the best they can! (I have a great set of Sennheiser HD600s - I mostly...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 5,109
Posted By martinlest
Hi. Thanks, but yes, I tried other USB ports -...

Hi. Thanks, but yes, I tried other USB ports - same silence as before! Music played through headphones used to sound rich and full. It now sounds thin. I wonder if I can upgrade the whole sound...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 5,109
Posted By martinlest
External USB Speakers suddenly not working on my Asus laptop

Hi. One moment all was fine - next, no sound... Can anyone please help?

My small external speakers connect via a USB port and an audio jack plugged into the speakers/headphone socket (both needed...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,847
Posted By martinlest
Thanks! The reason I asked is that my C...

Thanks!

The reason I asked is that my C drive is a 70GB partition (total size, with unused space) on an SDD. The rest of the available space on the SSD is a separate, blank, unformatted...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,847
Posted By martinlest
OK, thanks. No, I haven't tried on the Acronis...

OK, thanks. No, I haven't tried on the Acronis forum yet - I will. I'll have a look at the link to other software (Aomei - never heard of it) too. ..
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,847
Posted By martinlest
Restoring Win7 image backup to smaller partition?

I am sure the answer is out there, but haven't found an exact solution to this question, so...

I back up my System Reserved partition + C partition with both the native Win7 software (create an...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By martinlest
.. my SSD is still shown as having TRIM...

.. my SSD is still shown as having TRIM deactivated in HDS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By martinlest
Now that the SSHD drive is installed, I can see...

Now that the SSHD drive is installed, I can see when I boot that the Marvell screen that comes up shows my SSD (OCZ) as being '3GB', but the SSHD is in fact shown as '6GB'. Not sure of nthe...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By martinlest
Yes, I have a WD drive and have just received...

Yes, I have a WD drive and have just received today a new Seagate drive, so will do as you suggest: it rings a bell actually: I think I may have used this app before..

Thanks again.

LATER...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By martinlest
Thanks, but at $50 this is not for me at this...

Thanks, but at $50 this is not for me at this time... I'll probably try installing Macrium R onto my hard drive and see how it goes.
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