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Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 04-12-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By MrCoffee
Extra Mouse buttons

This question is either very simple, or possible way more difficult than it seems at first.

Basically I have a 5 button mouse, buttons 4 and 5 are mapped in the driver software to windows mouse...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 11-28-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,281
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: How to repair leather desk chair?

For durability you want a proper fabric covered office chair, the decent ones have very durable fabric which will last a decade+ of intensive use. unfortunately they are rather expensive, spend any...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 11-28-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: TV or Monitor?? Hard buying decision!

Yeah TV as a monitor is a bad idea as the resolution just sucks, and perhaps more importantly the dot pitch is horrible. Unless you will only use the computer as a games (with controller) and media...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 11-25-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By MrCoffee
SATA3, RAID, and SSD :- Stupid Question

I've recently installed an OCZ Agility 3 SSD as my main system drive, migrating the OS across was a nightmare but that is done now.

However, the drive is currently running on a SATA2 controller,...
Forum: System Upgrades 12-28-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Cases and power supplies

No, the recommended wattage takes into account the whole system not just your graphics card. Trust me, the card does not use 450W or anything like that, off the top of my head i'd guess no more than...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 01-09-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Freeware CD encrytion

Thanks for posting but that's no good, for one I don't know if you can extend windows encryption to removable media, and even if you can how is the other person going to decrypt it? the point of the...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 01-07-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By MrCoffee
Freeware CD encrytion

Hey, does anyone know of any freeware CD encryption software for XP. It needs to be strong, AES 256 preferablly, and needs to function from the CD without the recipient of the CD needing to install...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 10-24-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By MrCoffee
HDD Problem

I have a weird hard drive problem, I have a 1gb Samsung drive which works just fine, when I plug in a maxtor drive alongside it it does not show in bios and linux/xp cannot see it - however if I then...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 08-14-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,131
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Best gaming mouse?

To quote techgage in their review of the copperhead:



In my opinion to have a gaming PC with a cheap mouse is like having the most expensive graphics card you can find with a 14" crt. You...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 08-10-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,131
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Best gaming mouse?

looks like an interesting mouse, its hard to tell from the pictures i've found but it seems to have a fairly high back, can I conclude that its a palm grip mouse?
Forum: General Gaming 08-09-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,454
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: my God do PC's beat consoles!

For me there is one reason why the PC blows consoles out of the water and that is controls, I don't care what anyone says keyboard + mouse > controller for FPS, RTS, and RPG games, and those are my...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 08-09-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,542
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Best gaming keyboard?

OK well with regard to keyboard layouts:

US keyboard, which you will be familiar with:

http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/9759/uskeyboardlayout.png

UK Keyboard, notice the \| key is between...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 08-08-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,542
Posted By MrCoffee
Best gaming keyboard?

My old keyboard died a death of tea spillage so I'm looking out for a new keyboard, its a nightmare because the keyboard is a vital piece of gaming kit and yet its pretty much overlooked in reviews...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 08-08-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,131
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Best gaming mouse?

Why would you want your wrist off the desk!? thats a sure way to get RSI if you are hovering your arm above the desk.





Thats interesting, i've never considered there are different styles of...
Forum: PC Gaming 06-30-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,990
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: StarCraft II LAN

yeah well they probably don't care about the asian market because lets be honest, there is no asian market... they all use pirated software :D

It will be hacked almost immediately to have LAN play...
Forum: PC Gaming 06-30-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,343
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Valve Announces Left 4 Dead 2

You're probably right, but if we show our displeasure in the petition Valve might atleast think twice next time.

Well, we can hope anyway.
Forum: PC Gaming 06-29-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,343
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Valve Announces Left 4 Dead 2

As much as I love L4D this should be an expansion not a sequel, valve are just rinsing us for money here.

Steam Community :: Group :: L4D2 Boycott (http://steamcommunity.com/groups/L4D2boycott)
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-20-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: annoying hiccup..

Maybe increase your pagefile size, defrag, unload some TSR's, eliminate some unneeded services, turn off the pretties.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-20-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,447
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Change position of NT style lock screen

Hack away:

Resource Hacker (http://angusj.com/resourcehacker/)
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-20-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Deleted critical file with ScanDisk. HELP!

try these commands from the recovery console:

Attrib -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini
DEL C:\Boot.ini
BootCfg /Rebuild
Fixboot
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-16-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: stand by in XP

very good :)

news to me, I didn't realise devices could prevent the system using S3, but i guess that makes sense as each device has its own power states and settings.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-16-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Deleted critical file with ScanDisk. HELP!

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx

;)
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-16-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Deleted critical file with ScanDisk. HELP!

Ok reading your summary at the bottom "I removed a file: hal.dll" lets take it from there. The simplest thing and least technical thing for you to do is a repair install of windows (do not format),...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-16-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: Power Users Properties

are you logging on to this machine as a domain user or a local user? And is the D drive a network drive or a local drive?
it sounds like the NT permissions on the "D" drive have the power users...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 06-16-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By MrCoffee
Re: stand by in XP

Well I just looked in my BIOS and I have a "power management" section which has a setting called "ACPI Suspend type" which is set to S3. As you can see below S3 is "standby", perhaps you have a...
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