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Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 681
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: 1,295
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: 675
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: 3,060
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: 845
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: 8
Views: 1,335
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: 2,008
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: 2,008
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: 2,008
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: 7,053
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: 1,787
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: 1,111
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: 1,712
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: 522
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: 522
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: 7,521
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: 2,762
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: 1,594
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...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By badcrc
I'd imagine that anyone who can mod Windows 7...

I'd imagine that anyone who can mod Windows 7 could easily insert a hidden keylogger, or other such malware to steal your data.

Caveat emptor ...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 3,174
Posted By badcrc
They - 123xxx - are pirate movie sites. These...

They - 123xxx - are pirate movie sites. These sites often install malware, and nowadays even run bitcoin miners (use punter's cpus to generate cryptocurrency). The pirate sites are probably lower...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Apr 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By badcrc
All entries in Hosts should point to 'home'...

All entries in Hosts should point to 'home' 127.0.0.1 eg

127.0.0.1 http://www.somesite.com
127.0.0.1 http://www.someothersite.com
127.0.0.1 etc

anything on the RHS is resolved to 127.0.0.1
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Mar 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By badcrc
re 127.0.0.1 - well spotted

re 127.0.0.1 - well spotted
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Mar 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By badcrc
Do you have Photoshop or some other Adobe CC...

Do you have Photoshop or some other Adobe CC software ?

na1r.services.adobe.com is something to do with their activation - Adobe products 'call home' to check your product is legit.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By badcrc
I have my doubts whether an XP HDD from a...

I have my doubts whether an XP HDD from a different computer would even boot in the 'new' pc. The XP install is expecting to see particular hardware. I've seen HDD swaps give nothing but a BSOD.
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 20 Feb 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3,757
Posted By badcrc
Mux refers to combining video and audio into one...

Mux refers to combining video and audio into one file. File extensions eg avi, mov, mp4 are just containers for the audio and video (which can be encoded with various codecs). I think the word mux is...
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