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Forum: General Discussion 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
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Posted By pooksahib
I like things plain when working on the PC. ...

I like things plain when working on the PC. Fancy graphics serve no purpose and sometimes make the names of tabs tricky to read. Thanks for the additional suggestions, MilesAhead and gregrocker. ...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By pooksahib
Hi gregrocker - shot attached.

Hi gregrocker - shot attached.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By pooksahib
Hi and thank you all for your suggestions. I...

Hi and thank you all for your suggestions. I never fail to be impressed by the help available on this forum.

I installed the ASUS 'AI Suite' and it assures me there's nothing to be updated. I...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By pooksahib
Hi MilesAhead and thanks for that link. One of...

Hi MilesAhead and thanks for that link. One of the 'related' links suggested increasing the HDD delay time. My BIOS settings had a 'POST delay' time which I presume is the same thing so I've upped...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By pooksahib
"Restart computer now?" - fails to restart

Hi. Whenever I'm asked if I wish to shut down and reboot now (after, say, uninstalling a program), I say 'yes'. More often than not, however, my restart only gets as far as the 'enter BIOS' screen...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By pooksahib
ICit2lol - if I knew you were prepared to go to...

ICit2lol - if I knew you were prepared to go to all that trouble for me, I'd have mentioned the 'combo' fact. I appreciate your efforts though - many thanks. I'd already loaded the newer software...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By pooksahib
Hi - system specs now loaded, thanks for the link...

Hi - system specs now loaded, thanks for the link to that tool. The mouse is a Logitech M-RCE95.

I've been googling this and lots of folk have similar problems but I've yet to see anyone...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By pooksahib
It was off - thanks, though.

It was off - thanks, though.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By pooksahib
Wireless mouse behaving strangely

Hi. I'm having problems with my mouse although I can't be sure if it's just a mouse fault or a more serious computer fault. Here's what's happening:


Clicking has no effect unless you click...
Forum: Virtualization 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks guys - I'm happy with that.

Thanks guys - I'm happy with that.
Forum: Virtualization 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By pooksahib
Is 'virtual ubuntu' as safe as having it as the main OS?

Hi. I've just installed Virtualbox and now have a VM running Ubuntu. I intend using it solely for banking/Amazon etc.

I've read that there are virtually no viruses directed at Linux but is the...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
I finally found this section of the BIOS. Here's...

I finally found this section of the BIOS. Here's what's onscreen:
Launch CSM - Enabled
Boot Device Control - UEFI and Legacy OPROM
Boot from storage devices - Legacy OPROM First*

*the...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By pooksahib
And so it was. Thanks so much, Pauly. I'm...

And so it was. Thanks so much, Pauly. I'm kicking myself for not thinking of that.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By pooksahib
Showing desktop causes uTorrent to close

Hi. This may very well be the weirdest problem I've seen on my PC. It's a self-build I've just done and I've installed the same programs I had on my previous PC. One of them is uTorrent and I have...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
Hi. I can't imagine it's a 'Fast Boot' issue - a...

Hi. I can't imagine it's a 'Fast Boot' issue - a normal bootup is fine, it's just when restarting after a prompt from a new program or update that the 'BIOS splash' stays longer. But I'll check the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
Hi. The ASUS Bios has loads of info but nothing...

Hi. The ASUS Bios has loads of info but nothing resembling UEFI, CSM or Legacy.
I took a couple of new programs out of 'startup' (via msconfig) this morning which generated the 'restart now' button...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
Hello again gregrocker. Latest Disk Management...

Hello again gregrocker. Latest Disk Management snapshot attached. Since doing this, things have improved but I'm going to install a few programs before I declare 'fixed'. The problem seemed to be...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks again, I've extended C as suggested. As...

Thanks again, I've extended C as suggested.
As regards the 100MB of Disk 1 with no drive letter, is it not easier to just delete it and skip the 'mark as inactive' step?
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By pooksahib
No problem, thanks for your interest. When I...

No problem, thanks for your interest. When I later added my 2x1TB HDD's (one of which had been split in three partitions, one with the old Windows files on it) I found myself with 'Drive D: System...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
Hi gregrocker and thanks for that. I'm using the...

Hi gregrocker and thanks for that. I'm using the correct password (never had one solely for BIOS, can't recall being given the option to set one.). My BIOS screen mentions 'UEFI' and I see from your...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By pooksahib
Hi gregrocker. I made sure to get the new PC up...

Hi gregrocker. I made sure to get the new PC up and running with just the SSD so no problem in that respect.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
Hi addRAM, and thanks for that. I used a virgin...

Hi addRAM, and thanks for that. I used a virgin SSD scannow found nothing wrong. I use the password feature as it's not just me who uses the PC. If the problem persists then a reinstall is...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By pooksahib
Hi UsernameIssues. Yes, I knew there was some...

Hi UsernameIssues. Yes, I knew there was some option like that. But it's the actual process of changing ownership using that method - whenever I've tried it before I go wrong somewhere. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pooksahib
New PC sometimes freezes after Welcome screen

Hi. I've just put a new PC together (my first self-build) but I have a problem, one of those annoying ones where sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. It concerns the 'input password' screen...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks for all the input. Mitchell65 gave me a...

Thanks for all the input. Mitchell65 gave me a clue by referring to files and folders it wasn't enough to take ownership of the main folder, I had to do the same for the sub-folders (and hidden...
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