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Forum: Chillout Room 5 Days Ago
Replies: 198
Views: 8,317
Posted By mjf
A good movie IMO. Testament of Youth....

A good movie IMO.
Testament of Youth. (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1441953/)
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 2,197
Posted By mjf
I'd be highly reluctant to assume that a...

I'd be highly reluctant to assume that a successful verification meant that I'd have a successful restore.

But maybe you aren't making that assumption.[/QUOTE]
It was my understanding that...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 6 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By mjf
I completed the build a few weeks ago. The system...

I completed the build a few weeks ago. The system won't ever use more than one graphics card so I went for a Corsair RM 550 80 plus Gold PSU. Also, The Coolermaster cpu cooler wasn't available so I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By mjf
Have you any installed programs on D or moved...

Have you any installed programs on D or moved libraries.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By mjf
The i5 4590 and 4690 appear to benchmark closely....

The i5 4590 and 4690 appear to benchmark closely. Do you really need to overclock and do you need 8 threads vs 4. I run Handbrake and 8 threads are useful on my main PC. Gamers should comment but I...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By mjf
I posted another similar build on the r/buildapc...

I posted another similar build on the r/buildapc subreddit before coming here. Someone said on there that this CPU is the same as a non overclocked I7-4790k without the integrated graphics but still...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By mjf
I put together a new system for someone similar...

I put together a new system for someone similar to yours recently and went this way
http://www.sevenforums.com/pc-custom-builds-overclocking/375298-new-build-2.html#post3116426
I went for the 300R...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By mjf
Yes multiple DVDs can been used in principle. It...

Yes multiple DVDs can been used in principle. It is very slow and very risky since one faulty DVD burn and your image is gone. DVD readers can vary a little in alignment and with one DVD read error...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 814
Posted By mjf
Clean install if you want but you could use...

Clean install if you want but you could use Macrium reflect to image all your partitions to say a Samsung* 250GB SSD. If you have a spare sata port install an extra 1TB WD/Blue, Black for data.

*...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 561
Posted By mjf
I think that is a valid point. You can install a...

I think that is a valid point. You can install a batch program that keeps the Green awake but I use them (3 2TB Greens for backup using a docking station). I'd go for the WD Black or Blue for...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 198
Views: 8,317
Posted By mjf
Movie/doco Human Universe...

Movie/doco
Human Universe (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4162128/)

with Prof Brian Cox - Spellbinding!
It's inspirational and I give it a 10/10.
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By mjf
The Norton safe site icons have magically...

The Norton safe site icons have magically reappeared. I have not installed any updates or system configuration changes. I'll keep my fingers crossed.
Thanks for your offers of assistance...
Forum: Tutorials 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 391
Views: 701,513
Posted By mjf
Further to Brink's comment. Although I generally...

Further to Brink's comment. Although I generally use Macrium Reflect now I have used Windows inbuilt many times and restored many times. Provided I haven't altered the system disk partitions I seem...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By mjf
Nope it doesn't help. Norton safe site has gone...

Nope it doesn't help. Norton safe site has gone home.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By mjf
I don't want to restrict air flow with additional...

I don't want to restrict air flow with additional filters. I think portable anti static electric air blowers (watching my words here) would be the way to go. Give the insides a dust out every month...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By mjf
I've tried to explain that if you mean by the HP...

I've tried to explain that if you mean by the HP recovery a disk to produce a factory restore, then if your current is damaged you can't make one from a general clean install ISO. You need to go to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By mjf
It seems that a factory recovery is not available...

It seems that a factory recovery is not available to you.
HP seemed to be good at providing clean install DVDs at a reasonable cost. You could give that a go. If you have a clean install ISO/DVD for...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By mjf
You guys are definitely neater than me with...

You guys are definitely neater than me with wiring. You should have seen it before I tidied up a little. :)

The temps seem good particularly for a Haswell CPU. Inside case dust cleaning is always...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By mjf
If your image is not recognized then it could be...

If your image is not recognized then it could be a USB 3 driver issue so try a USB 2 port. The file recovery process in the tutorial just allows you you recover data (including standalone exes) but...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By mjf
Thanks for the feedback. Can you be a bit more...

Thanks for the feedback. Can you be a bit more specific about how wire management could be improved.
I didn't want to be too tight $ wise for my sons build but do you really think it is a starter...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By mjf
Do you see a folder WindowsImageBackup on your...

Do you see a folder WindowsImageBackup on your ext drive? If so you can try attaching it. This tutorial shows how to extract files from you Windows system image and may be a start to see if you have...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By mjf
My final build: Mobo: Asus H97-PRO CPU: i5...

My final build:
Mobo: Asus H97-PRO
CPU: i5 4590
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S
PSU: Corsair RM550
Case: Corsair 300R
DVD/Blu Ray combo: Pioneer BDC-207-DBK OEM
RAM: GSkill RipjawsX (1600) 2x8GB...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 127
Views: 7,665
Posted By mjf
Comforting to hear Greg. Michael

Comforting to hear Greg.
Michael
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 127
Views: 7,665
Posted By mjf
When it gets to Windows 10 SP1 I may consider it....

When it gets to Windows 10 SP1 I may consider it. Why wouldn't you expect it to be buggy to start with. As I mentioned software compatibility remains an issue for me. As one example, I still run...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jul 2015
Replies: 127
Views: 7,665
Posted By mjf
:roflmao: I've just built a new PC for my son...

:roflmao:
I've just built a new PC for my son and have installed one of my two remaining W7 licenses. It was SP1 but still required 160+ important update downloads. I still have error debugging...
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