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Forum: Gaming 26 Sep 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
Did you read this thread?

Did you read this thread?
Forum: Gaming 25 Sep 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
Tried that sc secdrv elevated command prompt...

Tried that sc secdrv elevated command prompt thing... Didn't work :( Specifically COD2 gave the same error, COD1 didn't start at all...

Why on Earth would MS do this? I don't even know howthis...
Forum: Gaming 23 Sep 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
Thanks for all your replies. Since then I have...

Thanks for all your replies. Since then I have tried COD2, FC1, Quake4 and OF (can't remember which one). Only OF works. Will the fix this weekend.
Forum: Gaming 01 Sep 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
Thanks. I'll try this.

Thanks. I'll try this.
Forum: Gaming 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
As I said, I had already checked 'run as...

As I said, I had already checked 'run as administrator'. No dice.

I'm open to other methods. And I wouldn't mind hearing why something that worked before doesn't work now...
Forum: Gaming 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
No it doesn't :(

No it doesn't :(
Forum: Gaming 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By bigseb
Log-in with Admin privileges for COD?

So its a lazy afternoon and I decide to install COD (the first one). No issues during the install. However when I start the game I get this message:

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Weird. I am the admin for this PC....
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By bigseb
User Account cannot access server

My PC at work can access the company server since this morning. Everything was fine last night. Strangely the two other user accounts on the PC still work fine (in terms of server access) its just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Sep 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,369
Posted By bigseb
Ok. Switched off thumbnails, using icons only....

Ok. Switched off thumbnails, using icons only. Problem solved. Thanks UserNameIssues.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2015
Replies: 200
Views: 28,087
Posted By bigseb
Staying with 7 for now. Don't quite trust the...

Staying with 7 for now. Don't quite trust the whole Windows 10 thing yet, want to see how it develops. Plus my CAD vendors don't recommend running Windows 10, things aren't 100% stable there yet....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,369
Posted By bigseb
Ok, I reinstalled my OS for a fresh start....

Ok, I reinstalled my OS for a fresh start. Installed only the following software: Geomagic Design, Adobe Reader, 7zip, Makerware, Proftweak, MSE and the latest IE. This is software that I need to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,369
Posted By bigseb
Further testing shows that the dllhost.exe can't...

Further testing shows that the dllhost.exe can't be ended once but needs to be ended multiple times before it closes.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,369
Posted By bigseb
dllhost.exe using up memory

This happened about an hour ago... noticed that all my RAM was being used up. Noticed Task Manager listing dllhost.exe using almost all the RAM. Rebooted and it came as soon as I opened an explorer...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
The data is very valuable so yeah I have thought...

The data is very valuable so yeah I have thought of going to a specialist service for this. But I like to understand what causes these sort of things (its not the first time this happened) and how I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
I am really struggling with this. Downloaded the...

I am really struggling with this. Downloaded the iso WHS's link and burned it to disc (checked the 'make bootable' option) butvwhen I started up the machine this was the message I got:

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I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
Been going through the help link s above... is...

Been going through the help link s above... is there one that isn't video based? I dn't have the bandwidth to watch videos and would prefer something in text form...

Thanks.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
Another question: I want to plug the D:...

Another question:

I want to plug the D: drive into a different PC and test it there. Should I use a USB connector (have an adapter for USB to HDD) or connect it as it was in my PC (don't know the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
UPDATE: Unplugged the D: drive (storage) and...

UPDATE:

Unplugged the D: drive (storage) and started the PC... ran beautifully. Plugged D: drive back in and we're to the stone age. Clearly the D: drive is the problem. Here's my question: what's...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
Thanks. What caused this though? Trying to...

Thanks.

What caused this though? Trying to understand. Things is, if its the C: drive then easiest thing to do is just reinstall the OS and software. No biggie. If its the D: then its more of a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
Have you seen this before? Could it be serious or...

Have you seen this before? Could it be serious or just some glitch that'll magically come right? (hoping for the latter... )
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
Just now, after reboot 6 or 7, I get this message...

Just now, after reboot 6 or 7, I get this message during boot-up. Not sure if its related to this...

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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 May 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By bigseb
PC slow - don't know why

Yesterday my PC was fine. Worked perfectly. Switched it of and went to bed.

Today there's something horribly wrong. It takes longer to boot up And then it hangs while doing the simplest task. Eg:...
Forum: Media Center 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,389
Posted By bigseb
Deleted items showing in WMP

There were many albums in my WMP that I haven't listened to in ages so I decided to clear things up. Went to the music folder and simply deleted all the ones I wanted gone. However they still show in...
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By bigseb
Nevermind. Found a site that does it.

Nevermind. Found a site that does it.
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By bigseb
Creating gifs

Does anyone know of a way to turn a mp4 into an animated gif?

Cheers.
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