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Forum: System Security 22 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By tinmar49
compatability question

I have just bought Kaspersky Internet Security multi-device from PC World (UK) at a very good price to use on 5 pcs running 7 and8.1. I will be discontinuing use of security essentials / windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By tinmar49
In the digital river iso page, there is mentioned...

In the digital river iso page, there is mentioned SP1-U(media refresh edition) which is more up to date, could I use this?
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By tinmar49
That's what I was afraid of, looks like a lot of...

That's what I was afraid of, looks like a lot of updates to do.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By tinmar49
latest iso for laptop reinstall

A friend has a HP laptop dating from 2010 with preloaded 7 hp. It has a number of problems and I suggested a fresh install. The product code is still legible so activating will not be a problem but...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By tinmar49
All these aerials are good but they won't connect...

All these aerials are good but they won't connect to a laptop.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By tinmar49
broadband speed

I have tried "OOKLA" www.speedtest.net/ (http://www.speedtest.net/) and www.broadbandspeedtest.co.uk (http://www.broadbandspeedtest.co.uk) and the results are quite different. Ookla gives twice the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By tinmar49
I live in a built up area and before I ditched...

I live in a built up area and before I ditched wifi for hard wiring, I could pick up about six signals upto 70 yards away with an aerial about 3 inches long. Problems with reliability led me to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By tinmar49
The parabolic will certainly work best, but I was...

The parabolic will certainly work best, but I was hoping for something a little smaller but with some directional capabilities.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By tinmar49
Wifi aerial

Friends have just bought a holiday caravan on a site that does not have its own hotspot. They don't want to get a BT line but have been told that the adjacent site has a public wifi point. Would an...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By tinmar49
Try those sticky outdoor fixers, they are about...

Try those sticky outdoor fixers, they are about 1mm thick but you could use extra layers if needed.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,347
Posted By tinmar49
I was mildly annoyed when I found that my Samsung...

I was mildly annoyed when I found that my Samsung M3 external drive is actually made by Seagate
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By tinmar49
Stick an SSD in it, the best boost and uses a...

Stick an SSD in it, the best boost and uses a little less power.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,739
Posted By tinmar49
I see that the G3420 has a tdp of 53 watts, so...

I see that the G3420 has a tdp of 53 watts, so unless you add a graphics card you should be ok . The ram uses very little, and onboard graphics don't use much. Lets hope that the psu is a reasonable...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,739
Posted By tinmar49
Unless you already have a 200w psu or a very...

Unless you already have a 200w psu or a very small case then a decent brand name 400w psy would not cost any more than a 200w
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By tinmar49
The power switch and the reset switch must go on...

The power switch and the reset switch must go on the correct pins but it doesn't matter which way they are on the pins. The hdd led won't light if it is the wrong way round on the pins and the power...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By tinmar49
iv'e just looked at the NF4K8AC motherboard...

iv'e just looked at the NF4K8AC motherboard manual and the list of bios updates. I cant see any bios updates which are related to ram. The bios updates are through Windows via "Super Update" for...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By tinmar49
Sorry ,missed your 64 bit os. Perhaps there are...

Sorry ,missed your 64 bit os. Perhaps there are different bios files available, if possible try the newest one.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By tinmar49
If you are using 32 bit windows you won't see all...

If you are using 32 bit windows you won't see all the ram. My 32 bit W7 only sees 3.24g of the 8g on the motherboard, I also run 64 bit 8.1 pro which sees all of the ram. This is with a separate...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,194
Views: 40,668
Posted By tinmar49
I remember the good old days when the first 1gig...

I remember the good old days when the first 1gig Athlons came out and some clever person showed how to bridge the L2? and unlock the psu . I did this to mine and got it to 1.3gig with a lot of heat,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,160
Views: 54,584
Posted By tinmar49
www.aria.com.uk (http://www.aria.com.uk) has the...

www.aria.com.uk (http://www.aria.com.uk) has the Samsung 840 Evo @ 406.80 all in for the 1Tb. Now some people with need for a good size ssd will be happy.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,361
Posted By tinmar49
Ebay have lots of 3.5 and 5.25 front mounting fan...

Ebay have lots of 3.5 and 5.25 front mounting fan controllers as would all the best pc shops. There are also rear brackets with up to 4 potentiometers if you don't have any room at the front. Just a...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By tinmar49
Can someone tell me what the point of full...

Can someone tell me what the point of full modular is, unless you get a choice of different length motherboard connections? Otherwise soldered joints make better sense than plug ins.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By tinmar49
If you can overclock from 3.4g to 4.5g you will...

If you can overclock from 3.4g to 4.5g you will have only 1/3 more speed, is it worth it? Maybe there is a problem with the optimisation of your system. One of my pc's has a processor of one third of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By tinmar49
My empical method is to compare weights, the...

My empical method is to compare weights, the heavier the better. That said, www.hardwaresecrets.com (http://www.hardwaresecrets.com) is well worth a look for a more scientific approach.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 31 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By tinmar49
ram heatsinks

When Rambus memory was used the heatspreaders had a temperature warning on them. Doe's anyone know whether the modern ddr3 actually requires any form of heatsink? Are there any actual wattage figures...
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