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Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By chesya
No permission to open External drive folders when I am Administrator

I have been using a Samsung 3TB D3 Station External Desktop Hard Drive with my Windows 7 laptop for a year with no problems. After a scan and fix I no longer have permission to open folders. I have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 16,292
Posted By chesya
Mine went through, 'you have to format' routine,...

Mine went through, 'you have to format' routine, so while I was transferring data in order to do this, it failed. Now it doesn't show on disk manager, device manger, device finder, command prompt,...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By chesya
It seems there is a set time for the postponement...

It seems there is a set time for the postponement of the restart and I didn't check that mine was only 2 minutes. Other strange occurrences could be put down to tiredness.

Talking of ghosts,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By chesya
Thank you. I went ahead with emptying the...

Thank you.

I went ahead with emptying the Samsung Hard Drive and 110 Gb were still missing as stated on the drive icon in My Computer. I ran WinDirStat again and it could only account for 16 Kb...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By chesya
Windows 7 Ignoring Orders

I've noticed this on a number of occasions, most of which are too trivial to mention, that Window 7 offers you a dialogue box asking you whether you want something done or not, you click what you...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 386,529
Posted By chesya
It doesn't seem to apply to saving documents or...

It doesn't seem to apply to saving documents or pictures, ie9 just goes on saving them to library locations regardless of which location I specify in the way outlined above. It is time consuming...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By chesya
Files lost in move between Samsung S2 USB 2.0 1TB and Windows 7 PC

I just cut and pasted a swathe of files from the Samsung S2 USB 2.0 1TB external hard drive to a PC internal drive and about a third of their contents have disappeared. The folders of the missing...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By chesya
Thank you - how can I limit the take up of space...

Thank you - how can I limit the take up of space by shadows and stop them taking up such enormous amounts of space?

Out of interest, I just cut and pasted a swathe of files of my own material...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By chesya
Thanks for the tip. I ran Windirstat and it found...

Thanks for the tip. I ran Windirstat and it found some of the missing space with 263Gb accounted for as opposed to 230Gb just before the Fixbee clean up. Windirstat found that this unaccounted for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By chesya
Loss of disk space on Samsung external 1TB drive after 'clean up'

I know about the immediate 'loss' of disk space owing to the two different methods of measurement. 1Tb to 931Gb - it's annoying, but I'm used to it.

No, before a defrag by Fixbee I had 701Gb...
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