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  1. Thread: New Lounge layout

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    I second that. I liked the thanks button.

    I second that. I liked the thanks button.
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    I think you're right, Pete, I've just installed...

    I think you're right, Pete, I've just installed an SSD in a PC which dual booted Win7 and Win 8.1.
    I copied the OS's to 2 partitions using True Image 11, and apart from having to reset the boot...
  3. Got a surprise next time I booted up. Windows...

    Got a surprise next time I booted up. Windows update had a graphics driver update listed which installed OK and turned out to be Nvidia driver 307.83.

    I had raised the issue on the GeForce forum...
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    And if it's not in the software centre.

    And if it's not in the software centre.
  5. Nvidia GeForce 6600 not recognised by Nvidia driver update

    I just tried to update to the latest drivers and got an error that compatible hardware was not found.
    I tried the auto detect facility on the Nvidia website and got an 'error parsing scan...
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    Presumably continuing to use TrueCrypt 7.1a will...

    Presumably continuing to use TrueCrypt 7.1a will be OK?
  7. Thread: WinTV adapters

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    USB stick came quicker than expected - it works...

    USB stick came quicker than expected - it works fine, although finding Ch36 (594Mhz) proved challenging.

    Found the stick here
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    I'm running Linux Mint 14 (32bit) at present. Is...

    I'm running Linux Mint 14 (32bit) at present.
    Is it possible to update to Mint 17 without losing all installed software?
  9. Thread: WinTV adapters

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    Thanks for that. I've ordered a stick that looks...

    Thanks for that.
    I've ordered a stick that looks promising from a Chinese supplier, but it'll take a while to arrive.
    I'll report back on whether or not it's a success.
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    Abnormal termination messages

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    I keep getting pop-ups like the above when I'm using IE11 on W7.
    If I click OK they go away and I just continue, but they're getting annoying.

    Anyone come across this before, or any...
  11. Thread: WinTV adapters

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    WinTV adapters

    I found my old ZX81 computer today and thought I'd try it with my current W7 x64 rig.
    I had an old Hauppage WinTV PCI card, so I stuck it in the PC, but couldn't install it because it's not...
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    Got a link for the trouble-shooter please, Drew?

    Got a link for the trouble-shooter please, Drew?
  13. Thread: The day after

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    Perhaps I should stop using my Sinclair ZX81. I...

    Perhaps I should stop using my Sinclair ZX81. I quite fancy trying these new fangled internet gadgets.
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    I think I upgraded to Win 8.1.1, but the System...

    I think I upgraded to Win 8.1.1, but the System screen just says win8.1 Pro.
    Is this right?
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    Multiple partitions - Are they necessary?

    My recently acquired laptop, ASUS X551CA, has a 500Gb HDD with a puzzling array of partitions on it.

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    None of them appear to contain anything. The OS is accessed via a boot manager, which...
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    Cracked it. had to switch from ahci to ide in the...

    Cracked it. had to switch from ahci to ide in the bios and enable csm (whatever that is).

    I'll take Sudo15's advice and try and find out why I've got so many recovery partitions. First stop ASUS.
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    The laptop is brand new, a present for my...

    The laptop is brand new, a present for my daughter.
    I just applied all updates and upgraded to 8.1. Then I added MS Office and a couple of minor apps, and my intention was to make this the 'base'...
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    Thanks Clint, but I already said I did that in my...

    Thanks Clint, but I already said I did that in my post.
    I did find a Secure Boot entry in the BIOS, which I disabled. No success, still booted straight into op system.

    I looked at the partition...
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    Can't boot Laptop from USB stick

    I recently acquired a new laptop, an ASUS X551CA. It came with Win8, which I upgraded to Win8.1, and then added some software, inc Office.
    I then wanted to backup to an Acronis image, as I do for my...
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    I have the same problem as many above, namely it...

    I have the same problem as many above, namely it fails to reach the 'Choose Partition' point but stops at the following display.

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    It does say automatic keyboard capture on, but I did...
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    Thanks, Joe. The only app I found reference to...

    Thanks, Joe.
    The only app I found reference to was Microsoft Garage's Mouse Without Borders, so I uninstalled it, and shut down is back to normal.

    I did a little research and found that there is...
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    Thanks Joe. Did that but I don't really...

    Thanks Joe.

    Did that but I don't really understand the info there. What do I look for to examine system shutdown events?
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    I re-enabled hibernation, made no difference,...

    I re-enabled hibernation, made no difference, then put it off again, again no change.

    How do I check system event logs please, douri? It sounds like a good idea.
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    I can't, there's no more content. Here's a...

    I can't, there's no more content.
    Here's a screenshot of my desktop after clicking the link.

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    I tried that, Bruce. All that happened was that...

    I tried that, Bruce.
    All that happened was that line disappeared, nothing else changed.
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