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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Tomha
Right, well I've had this problem with this drive...

Right, well I've had this problem with this drive in the past too, I think perhaps there is something up with it, but anyway... I moved everything off the drive, wiped it and created a new partition...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Tomha
http://i.imgur.com/ho32M7c.jpg So how...

http://i.imgur.com/ho32M7c.jpg

So how exactly does an extended partition work? Will I be able to have 1 partition? Or will I need multiple partitions. In the past when I had this issue I just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Tomha
Can't expand volume without creating dynamic disk

So I have a large HDD which I have been juggling some information on. I am now left with a 500gb partition with all my data, and 1TB of free, unallocated space. However when I now try to expand this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Tomha
Yeah I did that for the chipset driver, and spent...

Yeah I did that for the chipset driver, and spent forever trying to find the likes of Realtek drivers and such, but couldn't find any more recent drivers from a reputable source, so I will just be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Tomha
Should I use drivers from motherboard manufacturer, or chipset vendors

So just a brief question. I am going to be reinstalling windows again, so I want to grab all the latest drivers while I am at it. Question is, should I take the drivers off the website of my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Dec 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By Tomha
Hide Lock icon from folders not shared with homegroup

In my household we have a homegroup so that we can share 1 printer, however we don't share our music, video, picture, document, etc folders. When I select these folders, and from the "Share With"...
Forum: Gaming 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,793
Posted By Tomha
Spent hours on this issue, what seemed to solve...

Spent hours on this issue, what seemed to solve it in the end was changing a registry value:

Change value to EmulationOnly=0 under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\DirectDraw
Forum: Gaming 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,793
Posted By Tomha
Halo CE problems with 32bit directx/directdraw on 64bit win 7

I am trying to run my old copy of Halo CE on windows 7, but whenever I try and run it, I get the error:
"A problem occurred initializing DirectDraw. Hardware acceleration maybe disabled, please run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Tomha
I had a look around the modem's settings, there...

I had a look around the modem's settings, there isn't much - couldn't find anything that might relate to SNMP. I feel like perhaps it is using a simplified version of the modem software, from my ISP,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Tomha
The modem/router (its both) is one provided by...

The modem/router (its both) is one provided by our broadband provider, the EchoLife HG556a. This site (http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/huawei/hg556a) has a lot of info on the specifics of the modem,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Tomha
Graph upload bandwidth statistics over extended period

We are currently having issues with our internet connection, such as timing out on servers. After a lot of troubleshooting I think perhaps the issue is we are exceeding our upload bandwidth. To help...
Forum: Media Center 18 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,126
Posted By Tomha
That's a possibility, but I wonder if it's not...

That's a possibility, but I wonder if it's not something else.


For a start, I have a HD7950 - not saying its the best card out there, but I would have thought it would cope.
Second, For over...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Tomha
To help clarify the "it depends" kind of posts,...

To help clarify the "it depends" kind of posts, this is exactly what I plan on running off the extended cables:

Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick
Gigabyte M6900 Mouse
Logitech G110 Keyboard
...
Forum: Media Center 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,126
Posted By Tomha
WMP Stutters/Lags with full screen app on second screen

I am having issues with videos stuttering/lagging when I have a full screen app open on another screen. For example, if I was watching a movie in the background while playing a game. The audio keeps...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Tomha
Regarding wireless peripherals, provided the USB...

Regarding wireless peripherals, provided the USB extensions would work, its either like $12 for some extension cables, or a couple of hundred for new peripherals, and even then, you can't get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Tomha
"good" or "bad" USB 2.0 cables?

I'm moving my desktop away from my desk, so it will be out of reach of most of my peripherals, mouse, keyboard, joystick, headset, USB charger/cable for my phone. To get around this I plan on getting...
Forum: Software 30 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Tomha
3rd party multi-monitor management program (Snap, taskbar, etc)

I recently got a second monitor, and I am looking for some kind of software to help better manage multiple monitors. It's pretty obvious to me Windows doesn't come with much native "support" for this...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By Tomha
http://www.speedtest.net/result/2983380848.png...

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2983380848.png (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/2983380848)

Please note, (to my understanding) this connection is fairly standard for New Zealand. Fibre is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By Tomha
Diagnosing erratic internet connection - modem problems?

Over the past couple of weeks, my household's internet connection has been acting in a very confusing way. On an almost daily basis, there is an hour or so, often around midnight for some reason,...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Tomha
Thanks, I'll give it a go.

Thanks, I'll give it a go.
Forum: Media Center 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Tomha
Media Center Seems to Kill Internet Connection

I was setting up Windows Media Center with my Xbox 360 so I could stream movies to my TV from my PC. After overcoming my usual issues getting the Xbox to find the PC and vice versa, I finally got it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tomha
Thanks again Dave :), Ill contact my supplier and...

Thanks again Dave :), Ill contact my supplier and see about a replacement.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 May 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tomha
So I'm kinda reopening this. While moving some...

So I'm kinda reopening this. While moving some files around on the drive last night, it disappeared again. Fortunately, this time the drive reappeared after a restart. Because of this I have been...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 May 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tomha
The light scan was able to detect a tonne of...

The light scan was able to detect a tonne of deleted files..one that was last modified in 1988 0.o, but none of my recordings, so I am doing a deep scan now.

Update:

Deep scan completed, no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 May 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tomha
Alright, thanks for the help. I dont have any...

Alright, thanks for the help. I dont have any other hard drive as big as this one, so I'll try Recuva and see how things go.

Thanks :D,
Tom
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