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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By TheDeerDude
Sorry to tell you, but sadly I don't think...

Sorry to tell you, but sadly I don't think there's a way to permanently assign a drive letter to a certain drive, it seems that's just how Windows works. First come, first serve. If you have drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
That's wonderful, I can confirm. I haven't...

That's wonderful, I can confirm. I haven't checked their website in a while. Very happy to see that the project is not dead!

Thanks

Here's a temperature graph from today, the whole day. Hasn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
Stone Cold. Compared to some.

HeQuE,
The T9300 is such a great upgrade from the T3000. I can watch HD videos on YouTube now. (not the 60fps, those lag) and I've seen a significant improvement in some games I play (Algodoo, a...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By TheDeerDude
I have figured out what the problem is. Thank you...

I have figured out what the problem is. Thank you both for hinting at ClassicShell and running SFC.

"classic shell" "start menu" "taskbar" "system files"

Those words made me wonder whether it...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Ranger4, and thank you for your reply. ...

Hi Ranger4, and thank you for your reply.

I am not using the default Windows start menu, but ClassicShell. The "Run" is not in the default start menu, and I don't believe it has anything to do...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By TheDeerDude
RUN instead of EXPLORER in Task Bar

Strange, very strange situation I'm having right here. Whenever I open any explorer window, the icon on the taskbar appears as "Run" command instead of the usual Windows Explorer icon. It's rather...
Forum: News 10 Jul 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By TheDeerDude
What's "Viper"? I think you guys might've meant...

What's "Viper"? I think you guys might've meant "Vipre" C'mon, it's not that hard. Repeat with me. V-I-P-R-E. Not VIPER. VIPRE. Yes, it sounds dumb, but it's the actual name of it.

I actually,...
Forum: News 10 Jul 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By TheDeerDude
Vipre. VIPRE - Yes, as stupid as it sounds,...

Vipre. VIPRE - Yes, as stupid as it sounds, that's its actual name.
There's no free version but you can get a free 30-day trial of any version....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2016
Replies: 137
Views: 4,627
Posted By TheDeerDude
Do you have a different PSU you could try? ...

Do you have a different PSU you could try?
What does the blinking look like? e.g. 1 second on 1 second off, 1 second off, fast blink, or maybe irregular blinking?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
The CPU took a while to arrive, but I've got it...

The CPU took a while to arrive, but I've got it installed now. Works like a charm :p
The laptop is insanely fast compared to before upgrading RAM and CPU.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hello and thank you for your reply, I just...

Hello and thank you for your reply,

I just checked and updated some of the drivers, including the Chipset. Same result, unfortunately.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By TheDeerDude
Skipping DMICheck for Toshiba Web Camera Application

Hi.

I have a Toshiba Qosmio X505 laptop, and after performing a BIOS update and fresh system installation, I cannot install "Toshiba Web Camera Application" needed for the webcam to work properly....
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By TheDeerDude
Worked like a charm, thank you very much and...

Worked like a charm, thank you very much and sorry for spamming. It's so strange though...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By TheDeerDude
Skype Freezing on Startup After RAM Upgrade

I've just added a 2GB stick of Hynix 800MHz, DDR2 RAM to my laptop. Works like a charm, and Windows Memory Diagnostics say nothing's wrong with it.

Laptop works 5x faster now, and all programs...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hello again, I have uninstalled MBAM using...

Hello again,

I have uninstalled MBAM using their tool, restarted my laptop as instructed, got a fresh installer and installed it again. So, that should take care of the second BSOD (not to do with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By TheDeerDude
Pardon me for my late reply. I'll do that now,...

Pardon me for my late reply. I'll do that now, and get back to you. Thank you! :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By TheDeerDude
I use Microsoft Security Essentials along with ...

I use Microsoft Security Essentials along with
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit with
the built-in Windows Firewall
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hello axe0, thanks very much for looking into my...

Hello axe0, thanks very much for looking into my issue, I really appreciate it!

I got another BSOD just now. It said "BAD_POOL_HEADER" I'm not sure but I don't think it's the same one.

What...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By TheDeerDude
Random BSOD - Not Sure

I got a BSOD on my laptop today, whilst doing the usual - watching YouTube videos, messaging people on Skype.

It's a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, with all drivers and few...
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By TheDeerDude
It seems to me like the GPU (graphics chip) is...

It seems to me like the GPU (graphics chip) is becoming loose. The solder joints have cracked, maybe from the heatsink pressing onto it for so long, bending motherboard. Just a wild guess based on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
Why yes, of course I have compared them both....

Why yes, of course I have compared them both. Using CPUBoss, not reliable as I've been told, but gives a quick overview and comparison of each one.

I did some research but couldn't find any other...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
While I appreciate your concern, as I've...

While I appreciate your concern, as I've mentioned this is an old laptop. It's guts are about 8 years old. Unlike modern cheap-ass laptops, its motherboard doesn't bend where the cooler is attached...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
Yeah! that'll do. I believe X50IJ has different...

Yeah! that'll do. I believe X50IJ has different models, just like "Compaq Presario CQ70" has different ones like "CQ70-211EM" ASUS website seems to be very unorganized with missing information.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By TheDeerDude
Upgrading CPU on an ASUS Laptop

Hello!

I recently got my hands on an old laptop, in a lovely condition, barely used.
It's an ASUS X50IJ-SX036. It'll make a very nice machine for web browsing and lighter tasks like that and so!...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2,089
Posted By TheDeerDude
Volume Function Keys Not Working on a Laptop

I installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 64bit on an ASUS X50IJ laptop.
Some of the function keys for volume and WiFi (F2, F10, F11, F12, etc) don't work at all while screen brightness keys do.

I...
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