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Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By golem
ignatzatsonic, seems you are like me..Glutton for...

ignatzatsonic, seems you are like me..Glutton for punishment. :D


Quoting from the S.M.A.R.T. Wiki -
"The raw value of this attribute shows total count of hours (or minutes, or seconds,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By golem
Ha! I was going to snip your quote but it seems...

Ha! I was going to snip your quote but it seems nearly all of it is pertinent to my following comment -- I can actually see where the two differing attribute definitions would be applicable to the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply ignatzatsonic! Not...

Much appreciate the reply ignatzatsonic!

Not sure why I didn't but you got me thinking to check the two internal HDD's for comparison. While they are a fair bit older than the SSD they do exhibit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By golem
Intel 330 SSD "Unsafe Shutdown Count" very high.

Although this SSD remains flawless in nearly 2 years of operation I did, while performing my quarterly "Intel SSD Toolbox" tune, notice the Unsafe Shutdown Count is abnormally high. There is...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By golem
You have definitely saved me loads of...

You have definitely saved me loads of frustrations A Guy.

FF was already set to Remember History but digging around the config file as per the wiki link you provided I added the savePerSite string...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By golem
"Save as" default (most recent) folder always changes

Why is it that when there are a number of same size, same type, same extension files on the same page I want to save to a single folder each "save as" I perform prompts me with a different location...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By golem
WD S.M.A.R.T test failure - conflicting self-monitoring cautions

Recently I noticed a WD Elements 2TB beginning to perform poorly. While editing video files or transferring from disk to disk it will occasionally stall or cause a read error. Although they are not...
Forum: System Security 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By golem
Can I stop UAC prompt for scheduled program (not "task" oriented)?

I have a TV capture app which required installing in legacy mode. With scheduled recordings a UAC prompt requires confirmation before initialization negating the usefulness of scheduling. I can leave...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the quick and concise replies!...

Much appreciate the quick and concise replies! Good to hear I'm on track.

Point taken about imaging. I do do it but like many find complacency a problem and don't image as often as I should. :o
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By golem
Dual-Boot Win7/Win7 restore points - Any special considerations?

I see Win7/XP dual-boot can have restore points issues so have to ask about best practices for Win7/Win7. Since my drive is partitioned for Win7/Win7/Data is it simply a matter of setting restore...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By golem
I just wanted to add a curious update as an FYI. ...

I just wanted to add a curious update as an FYI.

Doing some housecleaning of the computer I decided I wanted to get rid of the IRST software package and simply install the associated AHCI driver....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By golem
Not wholly "solved" but I did decide to install...

Not wholly "solved" but I did decide to install the HotSwap! (http://mt-naka.com/hotswap/index_enu.htm) utility for a very seamless and even more feature rich work-around. Functions a charm just as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By golem
Thanks for the reply TVelben! I just ran the...

Thanks for the reply TVelben!

I just ran the sfc scan in "verifyonly" mode and it found no integrity violations.

One more thing I can add is that I did placed on the desktop the following...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By golem
Hardware removal icon missing from systray after Intel RST removed.

I have a P8Z77-V LK with two hot-swap bays. After a fresh install on this new system about 8 months ago I set BIOS to allow hot-swap of these two bays. Everything worked fine for a few months then I...
Forum: Customization 09 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 10,494
Posted By golem
Much appreciate all the replies! My...

Much appreciate all the replies!

My superficial understanding was based on the fact I assumed the OS based time on that which was derived from the clock itself. It does stand to reason though that...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 10,494
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply OvenMaster. Based...

Much appreciate the reply OvenMaster.

Based on the following T-Clock FAQ I assumed T-Clock basically replaces Windows clock and likely nixes the sync function.

"Q. Does T-Clock ...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 10,494
Posted By golem
Appreciate the replies! Sadly it does seem...

Appreciate the replies!

Sadly it does seem 3rd-party apps are the only option. Incredible that MS chooses to display an active second hand on the left-click pop-up clock from the taskbar and also...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 10,494
Posted By golem
Add seconds to taskbar clock?

Has anyone yet found a way of adding the seconds tick to the standard Windows 7 taskbar clock?
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By golem
After a bit more searching it looks like I have...

After a bit more searching it looks like I have my answer via, once again, gregrocker. Seems my WD Acronis should allow individual OS restoration.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By golem
Suggested B/R software for use with dual-boot drive?

I hate to ask this question because I'm sure it's been asked and answered in this forum (a number of threads of which I've read) but I'm now more unsure than ever.

My current drive is set up for...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply whs! Before coming...

Much appreciate the reply whs!

Before coming back to read your reply I finally found a couple threads/articles relating to my query and they pretty much were 100% in concert with your insight....
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By golem
Best option for configuring shared apps in a dual-boot configuration?

Hard for me to believe but I'm having trouble finding the answer to this. I'm preparing for a fresh install and plan to once again set my primary HD for dual-boot. I currently am doing this having...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By golem
Thanks again for the replies! I was pretty...

Thanks again for the replies!

I was pretty sure video cards could be installed as separate entities sans SLI or Crossfire (one of the reasons I was opting for a 990x MB). The one precaution I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By golem
Thanks for the replies logicearth & essenbe! I...

Thanks for the replies logicearth & essenbe!
I did argue with myself on the subject of two graphics cards or simply one. After finding the FirePro would not fit well with my current monitors I felt...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply DeaconFrost. It is...

Much appreciate the reply DeaconFrost.

It is a dedicated software platform and not browser based. For them to offer concrete recommendations simply isn't possible due to all the variables....
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