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Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By HexDSL
Aha, thanks guys :) are these ...

Aha, thanks guys :)

are these (http://www.maplin.co.uk/25mm-fan-fixing-screw-set-98856)the screws (or close enough?) as i have a Malpin store real close :P
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By HexDSL
I have had a good old google about the intenets...

I have had a good old google about the intenets and it looks like those Noc's are the way to go, going shopping first thing in the morning.

Also does ANYONE have a link where i can get some of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By HexDSL
Thanks for the tips guys, I'm considering the...

Thanks for the tips guys, I'm considering the Noctua Fan's at the moment but they are much more pricey than the coolermaster ones.

I think the half exposed side's on the Coolermaster will lower...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By HexDSL
Corsair H60 - should i use Turbine Master fans in P/P?

Hello all, Recently I have installed a H60 Liquid cooler into my Rig (I5 2500K CPU, No overclock - yet) and i am not satisfied with the performance on the fan it comes with, now don't misunderstand...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 May 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By HexDSL
VPN makes the web another language!

Hello,

I am using a VPN inside a Virtual machine but when i use it Chrome constantly takes me to Swedish versions of websites (including google.se instead of google.co.uk)

Is it possible to...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By HexDSL
this should only happen if you chose to install...

this should only happen if you chose to install Ubuntu through windows (i think the software is called Wubi, or something) it basically lets ubuntu install onto your ntfs/fat32 drive and negates the...
Forum: System Security 05 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By HexDSL
I have to say, i did now know this. the...

I have to say, i did now know this.

the moment I get home I'll make and admin account and convert my current login to a limited User. i assume this will work how my Linux (ubuntu) VM does. Once...
Forum: System Security 03 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By HexDSL
VPN thoughts?

Hello all.

as a security concious user i am considering a VPN service like this one https://www.ipredator.se/ (came highly recommended)

You guys here seem much smarter than me and i would love...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By HexDSL
thanks for pointers :) I have now checked...

thanks for pointers :)

I have now checked the RAM its all seated great, really snug.

So far this evening the PC has not been naughty but I've been sat here playing SWTOR (temperatures fine...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By HexDSL
Update: I have just updated my BIOS and...

Update:

I have just updated my BIOS and disabled that pesky little light. I'm hoping that this fixes the problem or at the very least its something off the check list.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By HexDSL
[SOLVED] PC resetting when left unattended.

Hey guys,

The pc showing in my 'spec' profile is a new build, its been running great for about a week.

I opened it up to drop in another 4 Gig of RAM and a Light (tiny little blue tube thing,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By HexDSL
Thanks for responding. That's pretty much...

Thanks for responding.

That's pretty much what I thought. I think it's probably going to be fine, my main concern was that the differing sizes would cause slowdown or something
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By HexDSL
Mixing 4GB DIMM's and 2GB DIMMS for 12 GIG (good or bad?)

Hello,

Firstly, it's worth saying that I have not been a 'performance' minded PC user for a long time but since my old CPU (Q6600) was getting long in the tooth I have upgraded have realised how...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By HexDSL
Wireless and powerline combine?

hello,

I am currently in a house where i am unable to run a physical connection to my router so i connected my PC via a PCI wireless (G) card but that has disappointed with a limit of about 2mbps...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 May 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By HexDSL
can not delete folders

Hello all,

Im running an awesome western digital essentials 320GB USB hard drive its great i leave it plugged in all the time on an always on PC :) its really great and the drive stores every...
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
i added the games manually. however the keyboard...

i added the games manually. however the keyboard software does not switch to the profile when the games is loaded. it works for none steam games but something about the way steam loads its titles...
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
The issue is making the keyboard software switch...

The issue is making the keyboard software switch to games mode when i load the steam titles.
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
no EXE's are the only thing the software sees.

no EXE's are the only thing the software sees.
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
i realise that steam causes issues like this but...

i realise that steam causes issues like this but there must be a workaround
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
yeah, i tried adding those but it does not...

yeah, i tried adding those but it does not activate as im not running it directly steam is opening it
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By HexDSL
Intellitype and Steam games

Hello all.

I have recently purchased an Microsoft x6 gaming keyboard with many macro keys. the keyboard is great but you have to set up your games manually inside the Intrlitype (8.0) software. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By HexDSL
External hard drive locked out?

Hello all.

Im running Windows 7 X64 (Home Premium) on my desktop PC. plugged into this pretty much all the time is my 350GB WD Essentials USB drive. this is where i store any family videos,...
Forum: System Security 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 4,083
Posted By HexDSL
I have never heard of any software or drivers not...

I have never heard of any software or drivers not working because of UAC, in fact, I'm pretty sure that i would not install any software that recommended i turn it off.
Forum: System Security 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 4,083
Posted By HexDSL
I use UAC, its a tiny bit irritating but it tells...

I use UAC, its a tiny bit irritating but it tells you when a program uses Admin rights, that's a very good thing to know.

If it irritates you for a year but saves you from a malicious program...
Forum: Drivers 08 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 118,706
Posted By HexDSL
nope, even tried inside a virtual machine, looks...

nope, even tried inside a virtual machine, looks like this software jsut wont work with windows 7, believe me i tried everything
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