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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 7,319
Posted By Palindari
I was having a similar problem, but it was my...

I was having a similar problem, but it was my hard drive crapping out on me. Toshiba laptops come with a 3d visualizer of your drive spinning. Mine looked like it was coming off a three day bender...
Forum: News 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,746
Posted By Palindari
More than makes me a little hesitant of using...

More than makes me a little hesitant of using either Google Apps or Office 365 - not that either company will go tits up in the near future - but "cloud" computing is so vast... you never know what...
Forum: News 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,485
Posted By Palindari
This will be interesting if it comes to fruition.

This will be interesting if it comes to fruition.
Forum: News 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By Palindari
You should read some of Cory Doctorow's lectures...

You should read some of Cory Doctorow's lectures on DRM - great stuff - especially to who he lectured them with lol :p
Forum: News 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By Palindari
Perhaps this may be a good thing. But allow me to...

Perhaps this may be a good thing. But allow me to set the record straight - I'm in no way, shape or form an individual that relinquishes his rights for the greater good (Patriot Act, anyone?).
...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Palindari
Too funny - been reading the Eights forum. Not...

Too funny - been reading the Eights forum. Not many happy campers. The layout has changed pretty dramatically - Win8 is more like a smart phone OS than a desktop. I suppose that's one way for MS to...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Palindari
Thought about that. Reluctant just in case I have...

Thought about that. Reluctant just in case I have incompatible software for the Win8 "experience"
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Palindari
No love in Win8 land... lol

DL'd the Win8 Consumer Preview Setup to see if my rig had what it takes to run the latest and greatest from Microsoft.

After about 30 secs of "Checking Apps and Devices " I get: Internal...
Forum: News 29 Feb 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 13,114
Posted By Palindari
Well my point was exactly as you describe - that...

Well my point was exactly as you describe - that if you set up a systems disk of 120gB (or better) then have all the 1tB drives you like (fairly cheap by the way) both internal or external - you will...
Forum: News 29 Feb 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 13,114
Posted By Palindari
Think you may have missed my point. Glad to give...

Think you may have missed my point. Glad to give you a laugh though :geek:
Forum: News 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 13,114
Posted By Palindari
See your point. But if one uses a good sized SSD...

See your point. But if one uses a good sized SSD (120+) you still have ample room.

On my laptop I have an external spindrive of 500gB for storage, games and such. The rest resides on the SSD.
...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By Palindari
lol... honestly, I've never used the damn thing -...

lol... honestly, I've never used the damn thing - but you never know.

I find it disturbing you cannot uninstall iE8 - using Waterfox - very fast.
Forum: News 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 13,114
Posted By Palindari
Speaking only from my own experience, about a...

Speaking only from my own experience, about a month ago my HDD was flashing warnings every 30 secs (disabled it) then my access to programs slower down and waking up from sleep mode was taking up to...
Forum: News 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 13,114
Posted By Palindari
This should be a viable alternative when I'm...

This should be a viable alternative when I'm ready to change out my smoking hot SSD :p

Funny, when in the Army, I'm old enough to remember getting our first computer with the new TEN MEGABYTE HARD...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By Palindari
This is a ghosted image of the original HDD. ...

This is a ghosted image of the original HDD.

Not exactly happy with all the crap Toshiba loads onto the install. But I'm hesitant to delete many of them for they serve to run certain features...
Forum: Drivers 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,450
Posted By Palindari
Finally found the access to it and it was already...

Finally found the access to it and it was already set to AHCI - so nevermind :)
Forum: Drivers 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,450
Posted By Palindari
ACHI Bios question

Since getting my SSD - everyone says to make sure your bios settings are changed to reflect this. But I've been in my bios (Phoenix 2.20) and see no option to activate it or change to it.

Am I...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By Palindari
This thread was started so I may free up storage...

This thread was started so I may free up storage space on a 120gB SSD. Noticed that my Windows folder was a whopping 21gB in size (over 15% of my drive). So I was wondering what the brains here at...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By Palindari
This is the kind of stuff I was talking about....

This is the kind of stuff I was talking about. Thanks Warlockz. Mine is a SP1 build so I will try this (for I see little reason to go back to the original build and if so - screw it - I'll wipe the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 75
Views: 33,036
Posted By Palindari
Well it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see...

Well it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that this is the way data storage/access needs to go - not only for speed, but for power consumption and reliability. Besides the most recent near...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 75
Views: 33,036
Posted By Palindari
Funny, I did quite a bit of research and almost...

Funny, I did quite a bit of research and almost as much financial soul searching to finally convince myself to go the SSD route.

After a year - and the expiration of my warranty - the Toshiba HDD...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 8,319
Posted By Palindari
If you have Nvidia as your gfx - have you tried...

If you have Nvidia as your gfx - have you tried their setup? That's where I did my switch over. The only tricky spot was getting the sound turned off the tv.

Right click your desktop and choose...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By Palindari
Trimming fat off Win7

This OS - though pretty good - is a HUGE space hog (over 21gB).

Any solutions - or links to threads that cover - to trimming Win7 down some? Like deleting unnecessary files and such?

In the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By Palindari
Oh well... Looks like my 32gB SD card will simply...

Oh well... Looks like my 32gB SD card will simply be a permanent storage drive for pix and stuff :)

Btw, my Samsung SSD is freaking amazing!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By Palindari
Not planning on using it as the boot. That's what...

Not planning on using it as the boot. That's what the Samsung is for, but at 120gB on it I have only 50gB left and would like to install games on the SD card and run them there.

Was wondering if...
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