Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number 2-Custom Computers, Dell Inspiron 580 Desktop + Dell Inspiron 15R Notebooks  OS Win10 Home and Pro, Win7 Home, Linux Mint CPU AMD and Intel Memory Most have 8GB, 1 Custom has 6GB Graphics Card AMD ATI Radeon or Onboard Sound Card Onboard Monitor(s) Displays HP 21.5" Touchscreen, ASUS 27" 4-input Screen Resolution Usually 1440x900
Mouse Microsoft Optical Mouse, Wireless and Bluetooth mice with Notebooks Hard Drives Various internal HDDs and USB HDDs plus 2 x 2TB NAS drives connected to Router. Internet Speed 5Mbps Browser Internet Explorer 11, Firefox and SeaMonkey Antivirus AVG and/or Windows Defender Other Info Also running Win7, Linux Mint and Mac OS X on various Desktops and Notebooks. HP Laserjet and HP Officejet printers connected to Router.
Last night, I put the HDD in a zip lock bag and placed it in the refrigerator (37F). This morning plugged it into the power supply cable and I heard it "click" and the motor started up. Quickly copied all the files to another HDD and I am currently running the WD diagnostic's. During the extended test, the program aborted. There is an option to write all "1's" to it and will do that then send it away.
Good deal! That's worked once or twice for me as well.
Originally Posted by Berton
Let's see, it's coming out of Winter in parts of Australia so maybe you had been visiting there? Or maybe Antarctica?
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Build OS W10Prox64 CPU Core i7-6700 Motherboard ASUS Maximus VIII Hero Memory 16GB DDR4-2400 Graphics Card EVGA GeForce GTX-960 Sound Card on-board Monitor(s) Displays ASUS VE247 Screen Resolution 1920x1080
Keyboard Logitech K800 Wrls, Illuminated Mouse Logitech M185 PSU EVGA NEX750G Case Corsair Obsidian 750D Cooling Corsair Vortex Plus Hard Drives Samsung SSD 850EVO 250GB + 2x2TB Toshiba Spinners Internet Speed 60Mbps Browser FF/Edge Antivirus Defender+MBAM+MBAE+CryptoPrevent Other Info Many thanks to essenbe for his help putting this monster together!
New Update today BEWARE! I just did the latest update.
At least it was for me.
Low and behold Microsoft decided to install a little EXTRA DRM on me without notice.
It's a file called Au.exe and was in the temp folder.
The actual program name is Online Games Manager...
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