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Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
Okay, can we try to put a bit of order here, and...

Okay, can we try to put a bit of order here, and eliminate a few hypotheses one by one ?


1. Router troubles

I have now reset the router, and upgraded the firmware. Doesn't that eliminate the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
The funny thing is, it does not feel slow. I...

The funny thing is, it does not feel slow. I browse intensively, and it seems good enough. Except when it breaks, of course. Now it has reverted to its "normal", failed state, where OK'ing Verified...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
I made some of the recommended maneuvers, which...

I made some of the recommended maneuvers, which temporarily solved the problem. Then Visa began to disconnect me again. Then I did some more, and I got access again. However I'm doubtful it will...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
Thank you. I will do that and report back.

Thank you. I will do that and report back.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
There is no such thing as approved third-party...

There is no such thing as approved third-party routers where I live ! All the ISP's marketing is based on their own routers, so they won't tell you anything about other companies' equipment. However,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
It is a DSL connection, and the only device that...

It is a DSL connection, and the only device that stands between my computer and my phone line is that TP-Link TD-W 8960 N, which is a modem-router.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Clairvaux
Using 2FA to verify a Visa online transaction cuts off the Internet

I have had this problem for months. In my country and with my bank, many online transactions made with a Visa credit card must comply with the Verified by Visa system, which adds a 2FA step on top of...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
And CHKDSK /r we did try. Time to buy a new disk,...

And CHKDSK /r we did try. Time to buy a new disk, I'm afraid, and maybe make it an SSD for system. Then swap the former system spinner into data use. Thank you.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
HD Sentinel has a class of test/repair commands...

HD Sentinel has a class of test/repair commands which it calls Surface Tests, and which are supposed to be the more thorough/powerful among those it offers.

There are no less than 6 different...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Thank you for looking into that data, axe0. Let...

Thank you for looking into that data, axe0. Let me throw in a few questions.


Is there a particular concern associated with the deep dips in transfer rate shown by the Benchmark test of HD Tune,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Hi, axe0. Here are the results. ...

Hi, axe0.

Here are the results.


System disk has 2 partitions, C: (Windows and software), and Z: (empty).
Data disk has 2 partitions, D: (data, plus Windows Users folders, according to the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
OK, will do that and report back.

OK, will do that and report back.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Here are the files from a new run of your command...

Here are the files from a new run of your command (n2). It's possible something went wrong when zipping the first batch, as the second zip is larger than the first.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Sorry. I'll try again. Is there something to...

Sorry. I'll try again. Is there something to check to be sure that the collection is complete ?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Hello axe0, Here are the files.

Hello axe0,

Here are the files.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jul 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Clairvaux
Recurrent BSODs while imaging with Macrium, or just using new printer

Hi,

I have been suffering from recurring BSODs in the past months. I had (practically ?) never suffered BSODs before with this W7 install. Triggering events :

After installation of a new Epson...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By Clairvaux
Thank you, Jumanji. It's nice to have an expert...

Thank you, Jumanji. It's nice to have an expert on corrupted disks so helpful and available.


Edit : I did not know Unknown Kadath's blog. It is a great resource. Posts are rare, unfortunately...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By Clairvaux
I ran CHKDSK as instructed, and the drive is...

I ran CHKDSK as instructed, and the drive is back. I successfully browsed some Macrium images, so everything seems to be fine. Anything to be learned from logs ? Do you think the corruption might...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 766
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 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 766
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: 520,074
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: 794
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: 520,074
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: 794
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: 794
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...
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