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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
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Thanks everyone, It is a Toshiba laptop and...

Thanks everyone,

It is a Toshiba laptop and it use to have an HDDVD drive in it. Yeah remember when it was Blu vs HD?

While this does not work If I want to use this as a portable computer, it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
Posted By nzdreamer55
I cannot find any adapters that look like they...

I cannot find any adapters that look like they will work. Guess I'll get a case and use the USB ports :-(
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
Posted By nzdreamer55
Oh boy. I screwed up. So my laptop has an PIDE...

Oh boy. I screwed up. So my laptop has an PIDE interface and my new drive has a SATA interface. Like trying to get a pig and an elephant to mate (southpark reference)!

Has anyone seen an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
Posted By nzdreamer55
Oops. Here is a pic

Oops. Here is a pic
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
Posted By nzdreamer55
What are these connectors called on my Laptop DVD-ROM

Hey everyone,

I wanted to get rid of my DVD drive on my laptop and swap in a HHD. I bought a 1T drive and an adapter, but when it came it didn't fit. Take a look at the connectors below. I have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By nzdreamer55
I see what you are saying. Right now, all of my...

I see what you are saying. Right now, all of my computers connect to the switch and then the switch connects to my router and then my modem thus no computers need to share an internet connection. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks for the reply... The switch is...

Thanks for the reply...



The switch is the following:
Linksys SE2800 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Amazon.com: Linksys SE2800 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch: Electronics...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By nzdreamer55
How can I configure computer with 2 NIC for optimum use?

Hello everyone,

This is kind of a weird post, but I have a computer running windows 7 x64 home premium that is acting as my home media server. I don't have it configured any way special, just it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,637
Posted By nzdreamer55
Clean Install Win 7 home premium x64 SP1 question...

Hello everyone,

I have to do a clean install and wondered if there is an efficient way to install all the updates that will be generated once I finish the clean install. Can I download these...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,387
Posted By nzdreamer55
One thing that I posted a while ago in another...

One thing that I posted a while ago in another forum was the event trigger function within the task scheduler. If I knew which log to monitor, what source and the Event ID for a file creation, then...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,387
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks so much Rich for the reply. I was using...

Thanks so much Rich for the reply. I was using the task scheduler to run the bat every 5 minutes, however this lead to some problems if the files were being copied at the time that the bat was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,387
Posted By nzdreamer55
Starting a bat file on networked computer from local bat file question

Hello everyone,

I have a bat file that is launched when a torrent finishes downloading on my laptop which launched robocopy to copy it to my server computer.

I want to have the server run a few...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By nzdreamer55
OK while I wait for someone who can read the Dump...

OK while I wait for someone who can read the Dump files, I have figured out how to get speedfan to log my temps and fan speeds. Will wait for a restart event now. I have speedfan set to start with...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks for this link. The PSU is only about 18...

Thanks for this link. The PSU is only about 18 months old if that so while it could be the problem, I hope it is something else. I think that I'll give this link a shot after I log the temps of my...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks everyone for the help with my problem so...

Thanks everyone for the help with my problem so far. Can you suggest temp monitoring software? I currently have speed fan installed (did this after you all mentioned high temps), but the fans on...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By nzdreamer55
Computer shutting down unexpectedly ~ 1-2 times a week.

Hello everyone,

I have a computer that is acting as a server on my home LAN. It has a lot of drives and serves media to my other computers as well as stores some back up stuff. It has been...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 21,389
Posted By nzdreamer55
Well I guess this must not be done very often as...

Well I guess this must not be done very often as still no replies. If a mod thinks this should be in a different forum could you let me know? If someone knows of a forum that would be better I...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 21,389
Posted By nzdreamer55
Can I trigger a scheduled task when the contents of a folder change?

Hello everyone,

I want to use the windows task scheduler to run a task when something is copied to a folder on my server. When this happens several programs run and extract files, rename them...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Aug 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
I completed my install of Windows 7 x64 on my...

I completed my install of Windows 7 x64 on my netbook that has an Atom processor.

It runs GREAT!:cool:
If you try it I would follow the above suggestions as not all Atom processors will be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
What about using this after I created an iso...

What about using this after I created an iso image from my DVD disc
Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool 1.0.30.0

Read more at |MG| Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool 1.0.30.0...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
Again thanks for the reply, but I think you...

Again thanks for the reply, but I think you missed the fact that I DO NOT have a DVD Drive on my netbook (see first post). That is why I was asking about installing from a USB drive.




So I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
Say if I need to do this could I do it over my...

Say if I need to do this could I do it over my LAN? I could put the drive into another computer and hook up the net book via ethernet cable.

-S
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks. That is what I was looking for. I'll...

Thanks. That is what I was looking for. I'll install to the SSD from a USB and then see how well the atom processor handles the x64. If it sucks then I'll clone the original drive back to the SSD...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
Thanks for the advice. So If I want to take out...

Thanks for the advice. So If I want to take out my old mechanical HDD and put in a new SSD (without an operating system), how could I go about getting a new OS from a Windows 7 DVD on to my Netbook...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By nzdreamer55
Installling 7 x64 on netbook from DVD suggestions needed.

Hello everyone,

I've got a Acer Netbook Aspire One with a Atom Intel processor N570. It has 2G of Ram and I am about to put in a new 60g SSD. I would like to install windows 7 x64 to this...
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