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    Insider I have read through a fair few pages of this...

    I have read through a fair few pages of this thread but not all so apologies in advance but:
    I have noticed that userbenchmark shows poor performance on all my storage since last update. Previously...
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    How To Map a WD Network Drive on Windows 10 | WD...

    How To Map a WD Network Drive on Windows 10 | WD Support
  3. Thread: Best deal for a gaming pc? by DreadLord
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 640

    I live a couple of miles from CCL. If using the...

    I live a couple of miles from CCL. If using the same case, storage and power supply 300 will do the first stage of an upgrade.

    I went from i7 sandy bridge to:

    x370 mobo 50
    DDR4 16Gb...
  4. Thread: Best deal for a gaming pc? by DreadLord
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 640

    Thats old(ish) tech and does not give you much...

    Thats old(ish) tech and does not give you much headroom for upgrades. I think you can build a PC for that maybe using a Ryzen G CPU and upgrading the graphics later. I'd suggest GTX1070 as a minimum.
  5. Thread: Using HWINFO by DreadLord
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 860

    Yeah I had it set to 3000ms. I didn't need to do...

    Yeah I had it set to 3000ms. I didn't need to do any of it, I just wondered why idle temp was fluctuating between 35-40c. Anyway I've simplified the post quite a bit. Actually it was atikmdag.sys...
  6. Thread: Want to reinstall into smaller partition by DreadLord
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 36 Views 55,956

    100 for SATA SSD? Price of NVMEs have dropped...

    100 for SATA SSD? Price of NVMEs have dropped considerably, for 119 I can get a 500Gb Samsung 970 evo from Amazon UK, will be even cheaper elsewhere. Makes Windows so much more usable.
  7. Thread: Using HWINFO by DreadLord
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 860

    Using HWINFO

    Just thought I'd share my experience of the last few days. I built myself a new PC which I am very happy with, Ryzen 7 2700X, 16Gb etc... Anyway its very good and as you will understand I have been...
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    SCP secure copy?

    SCP secure copy?
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    LOL. a fortuitous TYPO indeed.

    LOL. a fortuitous TYPO indeed.
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    Oh, I guess I'll have to buy a license then. That...

    Oh, I guess I'll have to buy a license then. That returned as blocked. Mind you I've done OK as the license I had was from taking pics of the stickers in PC world!
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    Getting back to the original topic....Is this...

    Getting back to the original topic....Is this still omgoing? I have the watermark showing up every now and again, it was there 2 hrs ago but not now.
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    Insider Well the polite request to activate has gone for...

    Well the polite request to activate has gone for now so all is good. Still way impressed to go from sandy bridge i7 to Ryzen 7 and Win took maybe 10 seconds longer to boot the first time. Oh my days!
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    Insider Well that went smoothly.....I now have activate...

    Well that went smoothly.....I now have activate win messages too!
    Mind you I did change mobo, ram and cpu 10 mins after install....hats off to them I say, I just swapped the NVME over and win 10 did...
  14. Thread: Empty folders disappearing by DreadLord
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 41 Views 5,892

    I'd try recreating your file structure in a...

    I'd try recreating your file structure in a totally different disk location. The problem is not global therefore if it follows you...well you're the problem! OK something you do or a program you're...
  15. Thread: Empty folders disappearing by DreadLord
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 41 Views 5,892

    Is this global or just some folders in a specific...

    Is this global or just some folders in a specific location?
  16. Thread: Media - WMP and Groove by DreadLord
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 419

    Media - WMP and Groove

    I drag 250Gb of music into the playlist and they bork. LOL. I realise that was probably a big ask but in these days of massive storage for cheap a media player should handle it. And don't get me...
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    I can't remember a version of windows that does...

    I can't remember a version of windows that does not occasionally screw up the time....maybe win2k or wfw3.11. So when I went to the pub yesterday I was an hour early!
  18. Thread: I could use some advise on using a NVMe card by DreadLord
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 2,166

    I'm generalising but if you have the NVME slot in...

    I'm generalising but if you have the NVME slot in use and a PCIEx16 graphics card then that might be all your PCIE lanes used up. The slots in your red rectangle are PCIEx1 so not suitable for a PCIE...
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    Check the event viewer for the times it does...

    Check the event viewer for the times it does this, will likely give you a better idea.
  20. Thread: Is it possible? by DreadLord
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 3,141

    I think I might have found the problem...or a...

    I think I might have found the problem...or a problem anyway. I decided to run some benchmarks on the NVME which whilst way faster than my other drives was not quite what I was expecting. Given that...
  21. Thread: Is it possible? by DreadLord
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 3,141

    I am shying away from trying anything in BIOS as...

    I am shying away from trying anything in BIOS as I did that the other day and had a brick for 24hrs! Thanks for your suggestions though.
  22. Thread: Is it possible? by DreadLord
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 3,141

    Is it possible?

    I decided that I would quite like an NVME SSD even though my PC is quite old. i7 Sandy Bridge, 24Gb RAM.
    So I have installed a PCIE NVME card with an XPG sx8200 ssd. I think that it is not possible...
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