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Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
Yeah, i just wanted to get with the times. I...

Yeah, i just wanted to get with the times. I assumed everything would behave. The feature is there - it should work!

I learned a fair amount, but boy did i waste a lot of time :(
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
Looking further into this (lots more research and...

Looking further into this (lots more research and lots more experimentation) i think my motherboard has a 'limitation' (bug!). I've seen some other posts with similar, not exactly the same use-case,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
OK guys. My UEFI noobness is on full...

OK guys.

My UEFI noobness is on full display.

So... here's the summary:
1. Windows was not installed using the instructions here: UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
If i connect the problem drive - i cannot boot...

If i connect the problem drive - i cannot boot windows. The Windows bootloader (not the bios/uefi boot manager) has a poo (refer much earlier).



At bottom.



Bootable Partition Wizard, eh?...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
I had Linux installed (on the other SSD) before i...

I had Linux installed (on the other SSD) before i did a clean install of Win7. It was working perfectly well with my previous installation of Win7.
I disconnected all drives before installing Win7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
I have never experienced this either. But note...

I have never experienced this either. But note that the Linux SSD wasn't connected when i installed Windows (i've always removed it in the past).

From my reading around it seems that i am missing...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
Thanks - i already have the download from maybe a...

Thanks - i already have the download from maybe a year ago. I got it while it was still available as i heard it was being taken down.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
Hmm... i need 3 partitions for UEFI installation...

Hmm... i need 3 partitions for UEFI installation of Win7? I don't believe that's what i have.
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
They are on different SSDs, that should be...

They are on different SSDs, that should be enough.

What is this "Windows Boot Loader" option in BIOS? I don't remember that before, i think it might have been introduced with the firmware update...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
The Linux install is pre-existing, and it works...

The Linux install is pre-existing, and it works fine still.

I did not have the Linux drive installed when installing Win7. This is how i have previously done it and i didn't have a problem then....
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
That is on my to-do list, but i do not believe...

That is on my to-do list, but i do not believe that will help me boot into Windows.

I've done a little more testing with a non-bootable HDD lying around and Windows boots fine with both attached....
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recusant
Fresh install. Good. Attach another SSD in order to dual-boot. Busted.

Hi,

I've done a long-overdue clean install of Windows 7 and everything was fine (except for the 2-day wait for updates to become available). However, now i am trying to install a second SSD for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By Recusant
Thanks for the tips all :)

Thanks for the tips all :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By Recusant
At first i was thinking that when using a switch,...

At first i was thinking that when using a switch, the 5 devices would be switched and sent over a single ethernet cable to the router/modem for the internets and that would be less... efficient. Then...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By Recusant
Should i connect to a Switch or the Router?

Hiya,

No problems here just advice requested.

Is it better to connect my 5-6 devices directly to a router (lets assume i have an 8-port router) rather than to an 8-port switch which is hanging...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By Recusant
Hi, i tried running the fixit tool but it didn't...

Hi, i tried running the fixit tool but it didn't work after reboot. The Intel drivers DOES appear to have worked. After two reboots i'm installing updates.

Bloody marvelous.

Thanks again - this...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By Recusant
What problems did your parents' pc have? What...

What problems did your parents' pc have? What have you done to try to fix it?
What errors does the pc have now?[/QUOTE]

The problem was the genuine update and the updates. I tried to fix it by...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By Recusant
Not Genuine issue (it is) & Windows Update: Service isn't started

Hi,

My parents PC has run into some issues with genuine advantage (it is genuine - has been running fine for a year or two) and in attempts to fix that i've caused more issues (i know, i know :)...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 15,648
Posted By Recusant
I found an answer to the logoff/shutdown: How...

I found an answer to the logoff/shutdown:
How to schedule a task to run when shutting down windows - Stack Overflow...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 15,648
Posted By Recusant
How to run a batch file at logoff & some batch scripting help please

Hiya,

I'd just like to run a simple batch file at logoff to backup some settings. I plan to use Robocopy, which is what i use to more thorough backups.

Two questions:
1. How make it run by...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 20,758
Posted By Recusant
Ah yes, I only relatively recently upgraded my...

Ah yes, I only relatively recently upgraded my PC. I've now updated.

Thanks to all for the info.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 20,758
Posted By Recusant
Resource Monitor Memory "Hard Faults", no paging file.

Hi, i've read some other posts about hard faults not being an issue, eg:

https://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/186415-hard-faults.html

Does the same principal apply if you've disabled the...
Forum: Software 13 Apr 2013
Replies: 742
Views: 341,244
Posted By Recusant
Nice one. That reminds me of mp3DirectCut:...

Nice one.

That reminds me of mp3DirectCut: mp3DirectCut - editor to cut, fade, split and record compressed mpeg audio (http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html)

Fast'n'easy :)
Forum: Software 07 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 4,014
Posted By Recusant
That worked, thank you. There was a moment...

That worked, thank you.

There was a moment where i wondered about trying the 64bit version, but in the past BF3 "Battlelog" didn't play nicely with it. So i skipped that troubleshooting step.

I...
Forum: Software 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 4,014
Posted By Recusant
Batch file not waiting for command to finish before moving on

Hiya, i wasn't really sure where to put this, and i have Googled it but i can't find a reason why my batch file no longer does what it used to do. According to everything i've read, my batch should...
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