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Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By badcrc
Running the ei.config on the iso turns the iso...

Running the ei.config on the iso turns the iso into a multiple version iso (all versions are actually present in the original iso, it just needs unlocking). When you install, you will presented with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By badcrc
Might need a 3rd party app to format a FAT32...

Might need a 3rd party app to format a FAT32 partition above 32GB.
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By badcrc
SFX means self-extracting. When you download a...

SFX means self-extracting. When you download a zip or Rar file, you normally need the associated program installed on your pc eg somefile.zip needs WinZip to unpack it. Some files are distributed as...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2019
Replies: 66
Views: 10,019
Posted By badcrc
You also have to consider power consumed. Modern...

You also have to consider power consumed. Modern cpu's use less electricity, but give better performance. This is particularly important in systems that run at 100% for hours/days eg I do a lot of 3D...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 25,433
Posted By badcrc
https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/estimation.png ...

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/estimation.png

xkcd: Estimation (https://xkcd.com/612/)
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2019
Replies: 66
Views: 10,019
Posted By badcrc
Did you miss this bottom left ? 407922

Did you miss this bottom left ?

407922
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By badcrc
You don't maintain software by trawling through...

You don't maintain software by trawling through the hard drive and changing stuff - that's asking for trouble. This goes double for the registry. You do installs and updates using the software's own...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Feb 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By badcrc
If the pcs have different connections - eg 1 is...

If the pcs have different connections - eg 1 is VGA other is HDMI - you can usually have both pcs on (and connected to the screen) and switch between them using monitor controls to select input. I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Feb 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1,708
Posted By badcrc
I've got this...

I've got this (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Performance-Headphone-Beamforming-Microphone/dp/B009RPQA2G/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1549049090&sr=8-3&keywords=sound+blaster+z) Soundblaster Z (on...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By badcrc
If you connect to www through a router, that acts...

If you connect to www through a router, that acts as a hardware firewall - preventing unwanted inward connections. There should also be a software firewall on your pc - make sure this is enabled.

...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Jan 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 3,809
Posted By badcrc
You don't think this unnecessary post processing...

You don't think this unnecessary post processing has anything to do with it ?


Features:
high bitdepth processing (32bit per component)
high quality...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By badcrc
Sata drive doesn't work 32bit software doesn't...

Sata drive doesn't work
32bit software doesn't work on 64bit Windows
Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe doesn't work
PowerISO doesn't work
'other preinstalled software' wouldn't run
Rufus doesn't work...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Jan 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By badcrc
The recording is some kind of echo. Try...

The recording is some kind of echo. Try unchecking listen to this in stereo mix (or whatever it's called on your pc).



My headset has a built in amp so I hear my mic in sync. If I listen via...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,429
Posted By badcrc
? -don't get it I was referring to the...

? -don't get it



I was referring to the hacker who has cost MS millions.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,429
Posted By badcrc
I think his friend washed it in this ...

I think his friend washed it in this

http://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mGDzffkbh3zOQYgYufQx8pw.jpg
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Dec 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,429
Posted By badcrc
I'm pretty sure slmgr rearm gives you 30 days * 4...

I'm pretty sure slmgr rearm gives you 30 days * 4 = 120 total, not 90 days + another 120
Forum: General Discussion 02 Oct 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 7,172
Posted By badcrc
I've got the full set from Windows 1 to 10...

I've got the full set from Windows 1 to 10 Insider on VMware. It's great for nostalgia eg hearing the old start up sounds. Who remembers Microsoft Bob and that pesky dog ?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,883
Posted By badcrc
800 is the data transfer rate (T = transfers) -...

800 is the data transfer rate (T = transfers) - 800 MT/s
6400 is the data transfer rate in Bytes - 6400 MB/s


DDR2 uses a 64 bit wide bus, 1 byte = 8 bits, so 1 transfer = 8 bytes of data

...
Forum: Sound & Audio 17 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By badcrc
Desktop convert records the desktop (a bit like...

Desktop convert records the desktop (a bit like Camtasia), and TV refers to any installed TV tuner card.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By badcrc
If you right click a file and drag it to the new...

If you right click a file and drag it to the new destination, there should be an option dialog 'move or copy here' when you release the mouse.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Aug 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By badcrc
Most noobs don't know not to have one hand on the...

Most noobs don't know not to have one hand on the metal chassis when probing around a CRT. Result - a few kv across the heart. Also most scopes wouldn't take kv on the input.


Fry the human, fry...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By badcrc
Very dangerous advice. A CRT monitor has several...

Very dangerous advice. A CRT monitor has several thousand volts inside the case, and the capacitors can retain this voltage for days - even when switched off.

Probing around the PSU could prove...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 7,580
Posted By badcrc
ISO or data is irrelevant, it's down to decimal...

ISO or data is irrelevant, it's down to decimal and binary - 1000 vs 1024. Manufacturers quote the size of DVDs, HDDs in decimal because it looks better value for money. DVDs are actually 4.37GB.

...
Forum: Drivers 16 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,867
Posted By badcrc
Do you eject pen drives or just yank 'em out?

Do you eject pen drives or just yank 'em out?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By badcrc
I'm guessing that the main bottleneck in your...

I'm guessing that the main bottleneck in your system is the final video rendering stage. This is mainly down to cpu power. That old i5 hasn't enough horses IMHO. Here's a couple of more modern chips...
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