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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Clairvaux
Thank you, Jumanji. I will do that tonight, and...

Thank you, Jumanji. I will do that tonight, and report back.


I suppose the command must be given with administrative rights ?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Clairvaux
External disk not accessible (possibly related blue screens)

Hi all,

I have a fairly new external drive which can't be accessed anymore. It's one of my backups in a USB enclosure, where I store my Macrium Reflect images. Bulk disk + enclosure were bought...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 497,539
Posted By Clairvaux
Thanks, Brink. Maybe I'll try this some day then,...

Thanks, Brink. Maybe I'll try this some day then, but only with RunAsSpc.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Clairvaux
A quick follow-up, in case anyone has a similar...

A quick follow-up, in case anyone has a similar problem.

1. It seems I may have been mistaken, and it was the disks, or one of the disks, emitting the unexpected noise, and not the power supply.
...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 497,539
Posted By Clairvaux
Hi Brink, This sounds fantastic, and almost...

Hi Brink,

This sounds fantastic, and almost too good to be true. What I'm wondering is : does it open an easier path for malware ? Can malware take advantage of it ? For one, I seem to remember...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Clairvaux
Thanks for pointing out the Corsair forum to me,...

Thanks for pointing out the Corsair forum to me, Megahertz07. I'm not sure that noise can be linked to the fan increasing its speed. Going from zero to normal, or the other way round, maybe. I see...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Clairvaux
I want to stress that I don't find this PSU noisy...

I want to stress that I don't find this PSU noisy at all. And I built up my rig after careful study of Silent PC Review, and similar sites. I'm picky about quietness. It's just the potential for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Clairvaux
Power supply making strange noises ; is it on its last legs ?

Hi,

The fan of my Corsair VX 450 W power supply has always made a very specific noise at switch-on. It goes like this : whoof, whoof (not a very good rendition, I admit).

When switching off, it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
Well, thanks for answering them !... and letting...

Well, thanks for answering them !... and letting me know about those hdd protectors I did not even know existed. And sorry about being late to acknowledge your answer. Microsoft Outlook.com ate the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
That's one more problem I had not thought of. No...

That's one more problem I had not thought of. No rack manufacturer mentions plastic protectors. These (https://www.startech.com/HDD/Mobile-Racks/extra-tray-satsasbp425-satsasbp125~SATSASTRX25)trays ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
What are those protector sheets ? Something...

What are those protector sheets ? Something you're supposed to put on the drive before inserting it into the rack ?

Some people report problems with 7 mm drives (like Seagate Barracudas) ; not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
Totally unreasonable, if true. Also, this means...

Totally unreasonable, if true. Also, this means you need to have an open case at all times, and the case on your desk.

Absolutely.

Not where I live... "A what ? A hard disk ? Are you insulting...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
I don't get it. How can you have your HDD inside...

I don't get it. How can you have your HDD inside your computer, and a separate power cable outside ?



Indeed, and that's one of the reasons I keep a backup apart from the computer. Hoping that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
Hi, Lady Fitzgerald. Star Tech seems indeed...

Hi, Lady Fitzgerald.

Star Tech seems indeed to have rather less flimsy products than others. Regarding this specific rack, there is one buyer on New Egg saying it does not work well with spinning...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Aug 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Clairvaux
Internal rack, outside enclosures or other solutions for backup ?

I'm looking to upgrade my external backup solution. Currently, I have two 2,5", 500 GB, SATA 3 Gbps Western Digital Blue Scorpio disks in Icy Box metal enclosures, which I either connect via eSATA 3...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By Clairvaux
Mouse has developed an attitude when selecting areas or text blocks

Hi all,

Any ideas about this strange behaviour ? Mouse has begun to misbehave when selecting areas or blocks of text. This happens randomly accross different applications (but not all).

Screen...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By Clairvaux
The Update Driver button is deactivated for both...

The Update Driver button is deactivated for both keys, in all places where there is one in the Properties dialog box.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By Clairvaux
W7 does not see a Linux (Tails) USB bootable key. Is this normal ?

Hello,

I'm experimenting with Tails. Is it normal that one of the two bootable USB keys produced by the Tails install cannot be seen by Windows Explorer ? The first, intermediate one appears...
Forum: Software 20 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
Thank you, Mellon Head... That's exactly the sort...

Thank you, Mellon Head... That's exactly the sort of information I could not find on Paint.net site. Small things such as :
Which make all the difference. That's why, when selecting software, the...
Forum: Software 19 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
Yeah... now that you mention it... Pic Pick....

Yeah... now that you mention it... Pic Pick. That's a beautiful application. You had me fetching it again from my Systray... play with it... and that's probably the solution. It has a very nice...
Forum: Software 19 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
I have just learned to use layers with Paint.net....

I have just learned to use layers with Paint.net. The implementation is not bad. Although it does seem a bit like overkill to use layers for a few boxes and arrows on a screen grab.
Forum: Software 19 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
Hi, Callender, how are you ? I agree that a...

Hi, Callender, how are you ?

I agree that a screen shot program with editing capabilities is (in principle) the best option for what I'm trying to do. I have Greenshot installed, as well as Pic...
Forum: Software 18 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
Thanks, ThrashZone. I finally found the solution,...

Thanks, ThrashZone. I finally found the solution, sort of. I'm not at all used to paint programs. It's a special logic you have to master, and it's not written anywhere. Not anywhere readily...
Forum: Software 18 Feb 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clairvaux
Extremely basic question about image handling in paint programs

How does one tell a paint program : I give you this image to edit, then you give it back to me with exactly the same limits, and don't ask me where they are, the limits are those of the object I gave...
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Nov 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 3,910
Posted By Clairvaux
Quoting myself, this : Seems to contradict...

Quoting myself, this :

Seems to contradict my last, successful experiment. Now I'm not sure exactly how I did this in the first place, but it's possible I selected an area of cells, then pasted it...
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