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  1. Thread: Swap mobo without re-install by badcrc
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 313

    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.
  2. Thread: Swap mobo without re-install by badcrc
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 313

    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...
  3. Thread: VGA connect from PC to TV by badcrc
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 13 Views 695

    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.
  4. Replies 6 Views 485

    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...
  5. Thread: How To Enter Unicode in Win10? by badcrc
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 574

    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,...
  6. Thread: problems with Firefox and Chrome by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 317 Views 44,508

    You just have to find this in Options - 239746

    You just have to find this in Options -

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    I tried this once and got the disk check issue. I...

    I tried this once and got the disk check issue. I think Windows 7 sees Windows 10 fast start hybrid shutdown state as a fault condition.
  8. Thread: Windows 10 and Classic Start by badcrc
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 13 Views 1,369

    Solved Classic Shell is now known as Open Shell and...

    Classic Shell is now known as Open Shell and works fine on 1903.

    Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements
  9. Thread: Is my graphics card on its way out ? by badcrc
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 0 Views 289

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  10. Thread: Cool and performance PC by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 18 Views 5,520

    I imagine this will be the OP's next 'tip'...

    I imagine this will be the OP's next 'tip'
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    my tip - do not feed the trolls
  11. Thread: Cool and performance PC by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 18 Views 5,520

    I think the OP in post #1 had (incorrectly)...

    I think the OP in post #1 had (incorrectly) deduced that a single strand of fuse wire has a significant resistance that could restrict the available power and thus adversely affect the pc...
  12. Thread: Cool and performance PC by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 18 Views 5,520

    Geneo Maybe it's a UK thing, but all my power...

    Geneo Maybe it's a UK thing, but all my power cords have a fuse in the plug - colloquially known as 'kettle leads'.

    If the OP had a fire, I bet bypassing the pc fuse would invalidate his house...
  13. Thread: Cool and performance PC by badcrc
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 18 Views 5,520

    The fuse is there to protect you. If there's a...

    The fuse is there to protect you. If there's a short-circuit, the fuse will blow - isolating the pc. If you replace the fuse with a thick wire, a short would allow the maximum current (main fuse box...
  14. Replies 6 Views 655

    Balance adjusts the relative volume of each...

    Balance adjusts the relative volume of each channel, it does not give a mono mix in one channel when moved all the way to the left. Any sound in the right channel will still not be heard by just...
  15. Replies 15 Views 2,049

    Yellow in Device Manager = driver problems - and...

    Yellow in Device Manager = driver problems - and the OP is using 3rd party driver nonsense ?

    Anything with the word 'booster' in it should go straight in the bin IMHO - Registry cleaners,...
  16. Thread: About how the computer shows Internet Speed by badcrc
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 4 Views 421

    Data rate is usually quoted in bits per second....

    Data rate is usually quoted in bits per second. File size is usually described using bytes, so bytes per sec is an easier way to estimate download time eg a website might quote d/l speed as 100KB/s....
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    On one of my pcs ublock is blocking itself - ...

    On one of my pcs ublock is blocking itself -

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    :banghead:
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    I think the mp4 has to be optimized (by the...

    I think the mp4 has to be optimized (by the author) for streaming.

    When I used to tinker with web design, I remember having to relocate the 'moov atom' from the end to the start of the file, in...
  19. Replies 37 Views 6,361

    I use Free File Sync to make backup copies. I...

    I use Free File Sync to make backup copies. I just did a test between 2 pcs on my home network, folders called local and remote. After setting up the required access permissions, I opened FFS, opened...
  20. Thread: WARNING: CCleaner does it again! by badcrc
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 41 Views 25,175

    I have Windows 10 in VMware for testing things...

    I have Windows 10 in VMware for testing things like this. After reading this thread, I installed CCleaner on the VM from the main website and guess what - no Avast. I just clicked 'check for updates'...
  21. Replies 5 Views 427

    I had this problem a few years ago when I had...

    I had this problem a few years ago when I had banking security software (Trusteer Rapport IIRC) installed. It would prevent screenshots if anything like Amazon, Ebay, my online bank etc was open.
  22. Depending on your hardware, you might find (when...

    Depending on your hardware, you might find (when fixed) that there is a slight delay when monitoring via the pc. If you're not multi tracking, you might find direct monitoring via the Casio (before...
  23. Replies 28 Views 7,228

    Spiceworks...

    Spiceworks claim that Microsoft want to discourage headless pc use - they'd rather you bought a server OS.

    I think there may be something in this theory. I use 4 headless pcs as render nodes for...
  24. Thread: Stop videos from auto playing in FireFox by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 16 Views 2,837

    Solved re the about:config screenshot in post #4 - the...

    re the about:config screenshot in post #4 - the item media.autoplay.default is a bit misleading. You'd think a setting of 0 would stop autoplay, but in fact the setting needs to be 1 to prevent...
  25. Thread: IE opens in Bing Search by badcrc
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 300

    Click the gear cog thingy, internet options,...

    Click the gear cog thingy, internet options, general tab, make sure Google is in the home page box, tabs button, change 'when a new tab is opened' from 'the new tab page' to 'your first home page'....
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