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Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Thanks for the link, MightyMiroWD! I'll give it a...

Thanks for the link, MightyMiroWD! I'll give it a try, but yeah, it does seem to be fixed. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Hi guys. Some good news by the looks of things....

Hi guys. Some good news by the looks of things. :) I decided to do an Acronis restore today and I used Killdisk first to completely wipe the drive before restoring. Interestingly, Crystal Disk Info...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Yeah I would also be wondering if they would want...

Yeah I would also be wondering if they would want to look at my stuff or try a recover of data even after me using killdisk to find embedded old porn or something. :p

Alternatively, I could spend...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Thanks for the info LMiller and ignatzatsonic....

Thanks for the info LMiller and ignatzatsonic. And yes, I made a mistake about HDD size for a restore, I can use any size. It's apparently if I buy a new laptop, correct me if I'm wrong, that the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Thanks for the reply, ignatzatsonic. I'll keep my...

Thanks for the reply, ignatzatsonic. I'll keep my eye on it for sure and I could buy a new hard. My main concern is whether I fixed the acronis backup or got lucky. If the unstable sector is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Roman5
Current Pending Sector Count

Hi all.

I had a failed backup on my laptop with Acronis True Image today. Tried a second time, and same thing.

http://s30.postimg.org/c2gpvzfa9/20160408_142441.jpg


I then loaded Crystal...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Thanks! Will read through that link. About...

Thanks! Will read through that link.

About the regedit, can you clarify. Mine is already at 0. Did you mean I should change it to 1 or leave it at 0?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Yeah sorry, my system specs are misleading. I...

Yeah sorry, my system specs are misleading. I added those ages ago when I was still using my desktop. I've been using my laptop mostly these days.

I guess you're right about varying shutdowns. I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Thanks for the help guys. Ok, here's what I have...

Thanks for the help guys. Ok, here's what I have for you. Updated screenshots of my startup, services, processes and Memory (private working set).

Startup things I think need to stay ticked:

FF...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Hi Layback Bear. Here you go. In Services, I'd...

Hi Layback Bear. Here you go. In Services, I'd already unticked a couple of Adobe and Google updaters.
Be interested to know if you think I can untick anything else that might make some noticeable...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Alright then, thanks. Well, it was easy enough to...

Alright then, thanks. Well, it was easy enough to disable non essential startups, but I looked through processes and services and am a bit lost as to what to fiddle with. Guess I'll leave those.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Roman5
Thanks maxie, yeah that's what I'm after. None of...

Thanks maxie, yeah that's what I'm after. None of those suggestions still work unfortunately.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Roman5
Don't mean to sound rude and correct me if I'm...

Don't mean to sound rude and correct me if I'm wrong, but you might be misinterpreteling my question? I possibly didn't word my OP very well. I'm looking for a solution like any of these, but it's...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Roman5
I might not be seeing the correct thing, but I...

I might not be seeing the correct thing, but I don't think any of those are to do with what shows in the box tabs?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roman5
Reducing the amount of processes running

Hi. I've got a clean new reinstall on my laptop from my Dell installation disc of Windows 7 Pro x64, with all the stuff installed that I mostly use and everything is running nice and smooth. I'd like...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Roman5
Chrome thumbnails - how to edit?

Google Chrome has been my browser of choice for many years. But I've never known how, if it's even possible, to edit the 8 boxes (as per screenshot) and manually bookmark my favourite sites. Those...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4,251
Posted By Roman5
Thanks Roderunner, very well written information....

Thanks Roderunner, very well written information. And now I've sorted it! Thank god I'd also done an Acronis backup of my old install before using killdisk. Because although I'd manually saved all...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4,251
Posted By Roman5
Windows Live Mail Contacts

Hi guys. I hope I can make this clear to understand and not too confusing.

I've recently run Killdisk, reinstalled Windows 7 Pro x64 on my laptop, got it to where I wanted, including all MS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Roman5
Ah, the warranty expired a long time ago. I've...

Ah, the warranty expired a long time ago. I've spotted this genuine one on ebay which is a fair bit less money. Doesn't come with the mains lead though, but I guess I could use mine?

MAINS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Roman5
Yeah, it's the adapter that's faulty. Tested...

Yeah, it's the adapter that's faulty. Tested laptop in a shop with a universal charger and it was charging so that's a relief!

Another question. I can get this genuine OEM 90w PSU for 33
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Roman5
Laptop not charging properly!

Hi. Got a real issue here and I don't know the cause. My Dell Vostro 3550 laptop, which I've used everyday since 2011, isn't being charged properly as of last night.

With the mains charger...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Roman5
Hmm yeah, seems that way. Thanks ThrashZone,...

Hmm yeah, seems that way. Thanks ThrashZone, I'll not worry about it then and just keep my pics in that personalised folder, at least, for now. Can always move them all to the photos folder if I...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Roman5
OneDrive - Sorting media by date taken

Hi all. On the OneDrive website, I've logged in and uploaded a bunch of photos and videos from my old phone. Well actually, I'd already transferred all the photos and videos to my laptop and then...
Forum: Software 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 4,918
Posted By Roman5
Indeed. And thanks Dude for reminding me to turn...

Indeed. And thanks Dude for reminding me to turn auto updates off.
Forum: Software 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 4,918
Posted By Roman5
http://www.sevenforums.com/software/285641-skype-c...

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/285641-skype-crashing-3.html
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