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Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By rafa79
My HDD went RAW recently after I zero-filled it...

My HDD went RAW recently after I zero-filled it and what I did was simply right click on it in Computer and then 'Format'. The drive went back to normal and is working fine now.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Apr 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By rafa79
I ended up zero-filling the HDD, after that it...

I ended up zero-filling the HDD, after that it took me a while to get it working again, in disk management it was 'RAW' and I couldn't use it, I then finally was able to format it normally and now...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Apr 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By rafa79
What's the difference between normal format and zero-filling erase

I'm currently zero-filling erasing my HDD because Windows 7 wouldn't let me format it. What's the difference between the two methods, please...
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By rafa79
Most realistic games for an Athlon 64 Dual Core 4800+ and a GT630?

I can run Crysis 2 as well as Euro Truck Simulator 2 on minimum settings reasonably well on this machine, on that basis, what else in the same line could you suggest me, please?

Thanks in...
Forum: Customization 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
I too am sad that Windows 7 will be overtaken by...

I too am sad that Windows 7 will be overtaken by 10 but then that's just how things are in life.

Windows 8.1 will be supported by MS until 2023, which gives you, in a worst case scenario, 3...
Forum: Customization 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
As with most of the previous Os's, it's simply a...

As with most of the previous Os's, it's simply a matter of time before 10 overtakes 7. Not only because in about a year and half at most it'll be a better OS but also because MS will cut Windows 7's...
Forum: Customization 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
I couldn't agree more with you. That's what I was...

I couldn't agree more with you. That's what I was referring to when I said I don't mind MS using our personal info, I meant the way we use it and the results we obtain or not and how. In my book at...
Forum: Customization 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
I don't believe this one bit. Are you suggesting...

I don't believe this one bit. Are you suggesting that Microsoft does care to improve their OS (http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3181#p14912)? The user experience went downhill...
Forum: Gaming 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By rafa79
I too believe it wasn't made for dual core CPU's...

I too believe it wasn't made for dual core CPU's unfortunately. As for where I downloaded it from, why the question?
Forum: Gaming 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By rafa79
Has anyone found a solution to sound lag in Battlefield 3?

I've tried things like enabling only one core or using compatibility mode, but it seems like the game simply won't work properly(without sound lag) if your using a dual-core instead of a quad-core.
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Forum: Customization 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
I myself have read on tomshardware.com forums...

I myself have read on tomshardware.com forums about Windows 10 a very convincing explanation for all the forced updates; it says that what MS are trying to accomplish with this is, in the end, to...
Forum: Software 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By rafa79
Do Memory Cleaners improve the memory usage and performance?

I am currently using MemClean and it not only decreases my memory use but it also seems to improve the general performance of Windows and apps.

Is this really the case or is it just my impression?
Forum: Customization 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By rafa79
Windows 7 vs Windows 10: which do you find the best? Why?

I've always preferred gadgets and modern stuff over older things, so obviously I have Windows 10 installed dual booting with Windows 7 Ultimate.

But I find Windows 7 to be still, if anything, the...
Forum: Customization 12 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,163
Posted By rafa79
I have a Lite version of Windows 7 Ultimate and there's no Gadgets

How do I enable Gadgets back if this is a Lite/customized Windows 7?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Oct 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,454
Posted By rafa79
Explorer.exe process using 25-35% of my i3 cpu

This started in the last couple of days, I leave my PC turned on 24/7 and rarely even reboot so I don't remember whether I might have installed something malicious. Also as I don't have an anti-virus...
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