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Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Mellon Head
The drive has 1.4 TB free, according to Windows. ...

The drive has 1.4 TB free, according to Windows. I'm starting to think that either the NAS is broken or Win 7 is broken. The machine is a dual boot, so I'm going to try it with Win 10 and see what...
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Mellon Head
Actually, since testing it again, Windows...

Actually, since testing it again, Windows Explorer can no longer read and write to the NAS, though I can successfully map it. I cannot assign permissions.
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Mellon Head
Win 7 can no longer back up to NAS, but Explorer can read/write files

I have a NAS which for some reason periodically goes off line in Win 7. I have it mapped as drive Z:, but periodically it won't connect on boot. Resetting the NAS usually solves this, but the last...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By Mellon Head
Can someone recommend a good, free incremental backup package?

Hi.

I have a NAS that for some reason, Windows Backup will not let me access. It's a permissions issue. I cannot set the permissions for the NAS drives, but I can access them and read/write just...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mellon Head
I would suggest backing up the personal files and...

I would suggest backing up the personal files and things while you have the hard disk connected to the other computer. Don't bother with installed programs as they won't work on a new version of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Mellon Head
Just click the image. It gets big enough to read...

Just click the image. It gets big enough to read the numbers just fine. :)
Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Mellon Head
It almost sounds like you are running into a DRM...

It almost sounds like you are running into a DRM issue, since the problem is limited to commercial CDs and downloaded songs. This could be a Windows update issue, and if MS has suddenly activated...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Mellon Head
Then you either have a faulty driver, or a faulty...

Then you either have a faulty driver, or a faulty micro SD port. Hopefully, it's the former.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Mellon Head
Overkill (for the reasons others have stated),...

Overkill (for the reasons others have stated), but to directly answer your question: yes you can reuse the disk. You just have to re-partition it and format it and you'll be good to go.
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mellon Head
You should not have to disable driver signing to...

You should not have to disable driver signing to install AMD video drivers. I have used Radeon cards for over 10 years and I have never had to do it for any of my cards or any set of drivers. Where...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Mellon Head
Sorry. I didn't realize that. I don't read...

Sorry. I didn't realize that. I don't read offsite links for security purposes.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mellon Head
Please post your system specs by editing the...

Please post your system specs by editing the little drop down on the lower left and adding the relevant info. The more information that you can provide us with, the better we'll be able to help you....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By Mellon Head
What game is it? That might give us a clue as to...

What game is it? That might give us a clue as to why it isn't working.

Has it ever ran successfully on your PC before this? Or did you just install it?

And are you using Windows 10? The game...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mellon Head
Does the fan start up when the power button is...

Does the fan start up when the power button is pushed? If the fan has seized up, the laptop won't boot to protect the processor and GPU from frying.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Mellon Head
Colored stripes from the video display usually...

Colored stripes from the video display usually mean that the GPU is malfunctioning or overheating. In a lappy, it's most likely overheating.

Is your fan working?

Are you able to see the BSOD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Mellon Head
The system might be looking to boot from the zero...

The system might be looking to boot from the zero drive. It looks like it is finding SATA-2 where the SSD is plugged in, it's just not treating it like a boot device.

I would plug the SSD into...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Mellon Head
Just as a note to what Megahertz is saying. I...

Just as a note to what Megahertz is saying. I have a NAS running in JBOD mode. It uses two 2 TB disks, but I see only one big 4 TB disk.

Of course the Startek model may be different, but to my...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,324
Posted By Mellon Head
Just using MSE with MalwareBytes and...

Just using MSE with MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware for scanning twice a week.

Seems to be working fine. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mellon Head
If the controller on the SSD has died, then there...

If the controller on the SSD has died, then there is likely no hope of rescuing the data. It would require a controller replacement, which most of us mere mortals cannot do, as it requires very...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,324
Posted By Mellon Head
Well, if it were me, I think I would look into...

Well, if it were me, I think I would look into getting another anti-virus program.

I ditched Norton for the same reason. It kept quarantining programs that I was compiling. Anything that I...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mellon Head
Sniffer_GPU is an Adobe app that looks for your...

Sniffer_GPU is an Adobe app that looks for your graphics card when you load a program like Photoshop, according to Google, and it can use a significant amount of CPU resources.

My suggestion: ...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By Mellon Head
A docking station is a must for me as I have to...

A docking station is a must for me as I have to run two monitors, and preferably they are both externals, not the laptop screen and one monitor. I need at least 1080p on both monitors for the...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,531
Views: 72,614
Posted By Mellon Head
Blind date

Blind date
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mellon Head
Well, now I'm really baffled.

Well, now I'm really baffled.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By Mellon Head
Thanks for the update. :) I'll look into that. ...

Thanks for the update. :) I'll look into that.


I was looking at the i7 for the multithreading, but I guess an i5 might do if heat and price were an issue. Internal graphics are fine as long as...
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