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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 20 Oct 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,052
Posted By wasnotwas
Are you testing the 2 disks on the same port ? I...

Are you testing the 2 disks on the same port ? I recently changed my 2600K system to SSD and was disappointed with the speed tests ( < 50% expected ). I had the SSD plugged in to a Marvell port on my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Oct 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By wasnotwas
Many years ago, before HDDs, computers used 2 big...

Many years ago, before HDDs, computers used 2 big cardboard (ie floppy) disks - one for the programs, one for data. These were A and B. When HDDs came along, they were given the letter C.

>...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Oct 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By wasnotwas
I'd be more concerned about 'slimming down' the...

I'd be more concerned about 'slimming down' the OS. If you remove stuff you think is superfluous, you may find it's a necessary part of the OS that is needed some time in the future. The last thing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Oct 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By wasnotwas
Some softwares actually spell this out eg AIDA64...

Some softwares actually spell this out eg AIDA64 shows here

Real Clock 800MHz (DDR), Effective Clock 1600MHz

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Forum: Media Center 02 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 3,683
Posted By wasnotwas
I've had MS break WMC on W10 twice now, but it's...

I've had MS break WMC on W10 twice now, but it's no big deal to reinstall. I just completely remove any remnants of WMC (incl hidden files) and install again. If you don't do a clean-up, WMC won't...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By wasnotwas
I think you are jumping to conclusions blaming...

I think you are jumping to conclusions blaming the mac platform. I'm into graphic art, where a large number of people use Apple. We swap rar + zip all the time, never even knowing what OS the sender...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Sep 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By wasnotwas
Is 120 days long enough? Install Windows without...

Is 120 days long enough? Install Windows without a serial, works for 30 days, then slmgr /rearm gets another 30 days. Max of 3 rearms = 120 days of Windows 7.

AFAIK this is legit
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 17 Sep 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By wasnotwas
If you just want to watch the video the right way...

If you just want to watch the video the right way up, VLC can rotate

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AviDemux can permanently rotate, but it's a recode

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despite the name, AviDemux also does mp4, mkv, mpg
Forum: Gaming 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,746
Posted By wasnotwas
If you want proof of this, look at the piracy end...

If you want proof of this, look at the piracy end of things. When they're not paying, pirates always go for Win7 Ultimate thinking they're getting 'the best version' - aka 'bragging rights'.

I've...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By wasnotwas
According to the Intel sheet...

According to the Intel sheet (http://ark.intel.com/products/27482/Intel-Pentium-4-Processor-650-supporting-HT-Technology-2M-Cache-3_40-GHz-800-MHz-FSB), the OP's cpu is single core (with HT), launch...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Aug 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By wasnotwas
Spaces are OK if the file is in a zip or rar (eg...

Spaces are OK if the file is in a zip or rar (eg to include subtitles or extra info), otherwise the convention is periods not spaces. Whilst Windows can use spaces, stuff online goes through many...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Aug 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By wasnotwas
It's part of the OS - see pic - I'd leave well...

It's part of the OS - see pic - I'd leave well alone.

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Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By wasnotwas
I use Windows remote desktop locally on my home...

I use Windows remote desktop locally on my home network, and if I connect to a pc it logs off the current user ie only one user at a time. I think you can rule out remote desktop as your solution.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By wasnotwas
This was the problem, not Panda. You should never...

This was the problem, not Panda. You should never run 2 A/V at once. MSE normally gets disabled when a 2nd A/V is installed (for this very reason). Somehow, that didn't happen in your case. Turning...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Aug 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By wasnotwas
The main advantage of H2O is that a regular big...

The main advantage of H2O is that a regular big cooler on the cpu just dumps the heat in the case - thus requiring multiple case fans to get rid of it. H2O systems dump the heat outside, and so need...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Aug 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By wasnotwas
A few years ago I saw a pc that wouldn't connect...

A few years ago I saw a pc that wouldn't connect to Google (and others), claiming the website security certificate was wrong. Turned out the mobo battery was kaput and the time/date had defaulted to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Aug 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By wasnotwas
Just checked it the other day after turning off...

Just checked it the other day after turning off turbo mode and it looks great. I see lots of paste as well as my fan is clean.

My cpu doesn't ever get to 70 degrees Celsius under full...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,230
Posted By wasnotwas
People are quite nonchalant about using free...

People are quite nonchalant about using free sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google etc, but they should ask themselves 'where does the money come from to run these huge operations ?' eg...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By wasnotwas
There's a function built in to Windows 7 (and 10)...

There's a function built in to Windows 7 (and 10) - Remote Desktop Connection. The pc receiving the connection must be Pro or higher. Works best if the pcs have static IP addresses. I have a bunch of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By wasnotwas
jumanji - 1st pic in post #1 shows 8MB which is...

jumanji - 1st pic in post #1 shows 8MB which is what I saw when I had a Linux USB problem. The LLF tool I used was slow if free - fast if paid for, so whilst stopping half way through was a hassle,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By wasnotwas
I had something similar happen a while ago when I...

I had something similar happen a while ago when I made a Linux USB boot pen drive - would not reformat back to normal for regular use. I fixed it with a low level format, I think this is the software...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By wasnotwas
If the OP goes for a switch, he should bear in...

If the OP goes for a switch, he should bear in mind that one socket will be going to the router ie 8 port switch connects 7 devices max to router.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Jul 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By wasnotwas
Post #1 puzzles me - I've never known anyone use...

Post #1 puzzles me - I've never known anyone use a browser full screen on a 16:9 monitor. Web pages are usually fixed width - around 1020px - so I view Firefox etc windowed at about 1200 - 1000 px...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jul 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By wasnotwas
You can turn off a lot of the new Windows 10...

You can turn off a lot of the new Windows 10 stuff (location, handwriting etc) during install.
Forum: System Security 27 Jul 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By wasnotwas
AutoKMS emulates a legit KMS server on the local...

AutoKMS emulates a legit KMS server on the local machine, and is used to activate both pirated volume licensed Windows and pirated volume licensed Office. It is 100% illegal.
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