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Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Harlem
Thank you David. Sorted it very easy and quickly...

Thank you David. Sorted it very easy and quickly :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Harlem
Installed system reserved on wrong hard drive. Can it be moved?

Hi guys. I got a new PC today with an SSD and HDD.
I didn't realise that the SSD was plugged in as DISK 1 and I installed windows on this drive.

Now I have realised my mistake and swapped the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Harlem
Ok, so I've installed more ram, now back up to...

Ok, so I've installed more ram, now back up to 8GB.

Laptop is running much better. My only real frustration now is, when loaded, things run fine, but loading them takes some time.

I timed how...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Harlem
The fan being on all the time is probably normal....

The fan being on all the time is probably normal. The one on this newer laptop just seems to be quite a bit louder, and puts out a quite a bit more heat.

I guess its just how this laptop is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Harlem
Thanks for your reply. I've taken the...

Thanks for your reply.

I've taken the screenshots in 3 stages

Stage 1: Laptop turned onm but nothing opened apart from 2 MS Paint tabs
Stage 2: Same as stage one, but with Chrome open with 2...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Harlem
As of right now, I have just restarted my...

As of right now, I have just restarted my computer.

The only things open of note, is this single google chrome windows, and running in the background is steam.
As it stands:

CPU running...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jan 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Harlem
Sluggish computer after fresh install: Any suggestions?

Hi guys, today I have / may upgrade my laptop.
It's basically a laptop swap, so a free upgrade lets say. The upgrade isn't massive, but enough to make me want to do it. (Better graphics card and...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Harlem
I tried again this morning, and after 4 hours, it...

I tried again this morning, and after 4 hours, it has finally looped passed the completing installation and has just got me to the home screen.

Tonight I will try a new hard drive, but could it...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Harlem
Laptop running very slow, before and after fresh install

Hi guys, wondered if I could borrow some knowledge.

Today a customer asked me to look at a laptop for them. Apparently she dropped it the night before, and since, was running very slow, and would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Harlem
Thank you both, you have both been a great help :)

Thank you both, you have both been a great help :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Harlem
Thank you. (I should have asked this when making...

Thank you. (I should have asked this when making the post)

When I insert the memory, if it shows on my pc as 8GB, rather than the current 6GB, does that mean the ram is working correctly, or is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Harlem
Are these two ram sticks compatible?

Hi guys, I currently have a samsung m471b5273ch0-ck0 4gb stick in my laptop, but have come across a samsung m471b5273eb0-ck0 4gb ram stick in a faulty laptop, and I am wondering if they are the same...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Feb 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,270
Posted By Harlem
Hd 4000 vs hd 4400

Hi guys, I am looking at upgrading my laptop, now the one I am upgrading to has a newer HD 4400 graphics card in it. I know these are not the best graphic cards in the world, but I don't really play...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Feb 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By Harlem
i5 3210m vs i7 4500u: Which is better

Hi guys, when it comes to processors, I have limited knowledge, so hopefully I can get some insight.

I currently run the i5 processor, but working where I do, I have a chance to pick up a laptop...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jan 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By Harlem
Changed wireless adapter in my laptop but cannot turn it on

Hi guys, I need a wireless adapter that supports 5Ghz.
I have an older laptop that has some issues, but the card in it works fine, so I swapped it into this laptop.

It installs fine, I updated...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Harlem
Yeah, this is what I fear. Although its quite...

Yeah, this is what I fear.
Although its quite compact, I move around a lot and I know I'd end up breaking it within a week
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Harlem
5Ghz compatibile wireless adapter or card

Hi guys, I have just upgraded my internet in the UK, and I can now receive speeds of up to 150mb.
My iPhone is fine and can connect to the 5Ghz network channel but my laptop cannot.

After a bit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 6,799
Posted By Harlem
Is there a way to connect a PC Tower wirelessly to a PC Monitor

Hi guys, was having a discussion today at work about how I would much rather have a PC tower than a laptop, and it got me thinking, is there a way send a wireless video signal from a PC Tower to a PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By Harlem
Thanks for the replies so far It was...

Thanks for the replies so far

It was formatted using a retail key
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By Harlem
It doesn't currently have an OEM as I prefer to...

It doesn't currently have an OEM as I prefer to fully format the computers I have first, so its set to how I want it
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By Harlem
Putting old hard drive in new computer: What should be done

Hi guys, I have finally given up on my laptop as it runs so hot when using simple applications (early I7 laptop processor)

So I have a new laptop, but rather than mess around formatting them both,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,495
Posted By Harlem
Windows 7 Black screen on start up

Hi guys, I currently have a laptop with a problem.
I have tried searching google but the problem seems to be a bit different than all the ones I found.

When I turn on the laptop, it loads as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 11,738
Posted By Harlem
Hi, I will try some of the suggestions above and...

Hi, I will try some of the suggestions above and see if they help :)

The history of the laptop is not totally known. We are a shop that buy and sell Laptops, now this laptop is in very good...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 11,738
Posted By Harlem
Lenovo laptop will not turn off at all...?

Hi guys, sorry to make two posts about the same thing, but I couldn't find a delete button for the other :S

Anyway, I have been looking at a Lenovo Z570 laptop for somebody.
It had a fresh...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By Harlem
Hi, after about 1 hour on the 0%, it finally...

Hi, after about 1 hour on the 0%, it finally moved on and formatted fine. Just odd it took so long :)
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