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  1. Thread: SpyBot by badcrc
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 783

    Spybot S&D ? WOW ! that's a blast from the past....

    Spybot S&D ? WOW ! that's a blast from the past. Anyone remember that other dangerous 'tool' from that era, HijackThis ?

    https://www.bleepstatic.com/tutorials/hijackthis/hijackthis-scan.jpg

    and...
  2. Thread: Are these fake or problematic licenses? by badcrc
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 28 Views 2,558

    re online fraud - back when 32GB pen drives were...

    re online fraud - back when 32GB pen drives were considered massive and were very expensive, I bought one - at 1/10 of the real price - from the far East via 'a certain auction site'. It turned out...
  3. Thread: Are these fake or problematic licenses? by badcrc
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 28 Views 2,558

    C'mon - a lot of those shops are legit 246915

    C'mon - a lot of those shops are legit

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  4. Thread: How can you make 1 big HDD using several HDD? by badcrc
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 1,313

    Sounds like you're talking about JBOD - just a...

    Sounds like you're talking about JBOD - just a bunch of disks.

    I once made a 4 HDD server, and after looking at the effective capacity of various RAIDS, I went with JBOD. It's not really RAID, but...
  5. Thread: Latest update broke Windows Ink by badcrc
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 0 Views 244

    Latest update broke Windows Ink

    I used to use Windows Ink + a Wacom tablet daily (on a 3rd monitor) when working on my 3D design - mainly for working out math, trig etc. I also used it to explain stuff when making Camtasia...
  6. Thread: Best Ram for X570-F Gaming with no overclock. by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 8 Views 1,306

    I have the same mobo + cpu as the OP, with 4*8GB...

    I have the same mobo + cpu as the OP, with 4*8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX.

    The default settings gave my RAM a speed of 2133. I did a Cinebench test, then upped the freq to 3000. A CB test at 3000...
  7. Thread: Slow speed in normal mode fast speed in safe mode by badcrc
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 24 Views 4,171

    Solved How would the ISP know when he was and wasn't in...

    How would the ISP know when he was and wasn't in Safe Mode ?
  8. Replies 4 Views 356

    ClocX - Free analog clock for Windows desktop...

    ClocX - Free analog clock for Windows desktop

    Can be always on top, will zoom big/small.
  9. Thread: AIDA64 Alternative? by badcrc
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 13 Views 1,031

    I've just built a 3700X and have been using CAM...

    I've just built a 3700X and have been using CAM to keep an eye on temps. I cross referenced it with AMD Ryzen Master and the temps agree. The mini desktop gadget looks like this

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    CAM |...
  10. Replies 10 Views 2,528

    As a long time fan of WMC (for live and recorded...

    As a long time fan of WMC (for live and recorded TV), when I switched to Windows 10 I went down the 'hack' route to install WMC on 10. Although it worked initially, every 6 month upgrade broke WMC....
  11. Thread: Magnetic Screwdriver by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 19 Views 2,794

    I have a plastic 3-prong grabber tool to get...

    I have a plastic 3-prong grabber tool to get difficult screws started. The top left mobo screw can be a hassle.

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  12. Thread: AMD Ryzen 7, Should I wait or install 1903 Update? by badcrc
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 912

    Solved I've just built a Ryzen box using 1903 - seems...

    I've just built a Ryzen box using 1903 - seems OK, didn't have any problems.

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  13. Replies 1 Views 221

    USB 3.2 can only be used for data storage - mobo manual

    I'm expecting a ROG STRIX X570-F tomorrow. I've just been looking through the manual and noticed this warning -

    USB 3.2 Gen2/Gen1 devices can only be used for data storage

    anyone know what this...
  14. Thread: Locked out of Gmail by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 545

    In the past, whenever I accessed one of the...

    In the past, whenever I accessed one of the Thunderbird accounts from a browser on a different pc I would get a 'you signed in from Firefox - is that ok' type message, but nothing was blocked.
    ...
  15. Thread: Locked out of Gmail by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 545

    Locked out of Gmail

    I've had several gmail accounts for quite a few years, one - my junk account - is accessed via a browser, the others via Thunderbird on a different pc. I can't remember what names were used (probably...
  16. Thread: Newly bought laptop performance is slow by badcrc
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 38 Views 2,639

    I'd send it back - you shouldn't have to start...

    I'd send it back - you shouldn't have to start 'fixing' a new laptop. Since the op has been messing around with Drivereasy etc, I'd do a factory reset before returning it, so it's exactly as bought.
  17. Replies 6 Views 664

    Solved Next PVR puts a checkmark against videos that...

    Next PVR puts a checkmark against videos that have been accessed

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    I mainly use NPVR with an HD tuner card for live + recorded OTA TV.
  18. Thread: Giving up on WIN10 Home by badcrc
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 19 Views 3,703

    Since the OP is complaining about his sluggish...

    Since the OP is complaining about his sluggish machine, I can't see how running an OS inside another OS can possibly help.
  19. Replies 3 Views 518

    I recently upgraded from GTX 750Ti to GTX 1650. I...

    I recently upgraded from GTX 750Ti to GTX 1650. I used my usual method - uninstall old drivers using DDU in safe mode, swap cards, boot back into 'regular' mode and install using latest NVidia...
  20. Thread: Swap mobo without re-install by badcrc
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 717

    You might be right Megahertz about clean install....

    You might be right Megahertz about clean install.

    I've just splashed a grand at Amazon on a 3700X, Asus 570F, 32 GB ram, 1TB ssd, modular psu etc. The Ryzen seems pretty powerful for 65W tdp.
  21. Thread: Swap mobo without re-install by badcrc
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 717

    Swap mobo without re-install

    I recently, I had a 2600K pc die on me and I swapped out the innards (motherboard, cpu and RAM) from a 4770K box without re-installing Windows 10 and all my software. I'd read here that it was...
  22. Thread: VGA connect from PC to TV by badcrc
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 15 Views 1,210

    One of my pcs is on VGA 1.5m cable and works fine...

    One of my pcs is on VGA 1.5m cable and works fine at 1920x1080 60Hz. That's using onboard video on a rather old MSI B85-E45.

    Being analog, I think VGA resolution drops with long cable runs.
  23. Replies 6 Views 612

    Depending on the ports available on the gfx card...

    Depending on the ports available on the gfx card and the monitors, it may be possible to use the monitor buttons to switch pcs and display.

    On my desk I have a dual monitor pc alongside a single...
  24. Thread: How To Enter Unicode in Win10? by badcrc
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 967

    The fact that you can easily enter emojis but not...

    The fact that you can easily enter emojis but not the symbol for pi tells you all you need to know about Microsoft.

    The character map is a pain. I have a txt file with math symbols - pi, roots,...
  25. Thread: problems with Firefox and Chrome by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 329 Views 48,423

    You just have to find this in Options - 239746

    You just have to find this in Options -

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