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Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-05-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
Re: Problems with an external hard drive

ok, well, thank you for all your help/time
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-05-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
Re: Problems with an external hard drive

ok I tried that, but it showed up as healthy

i ran chkdsk, and got 'unreadable sector' messages, from like sector 1,000 to 100,000

i then tried to reformat it, but i had to leave it

and then...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-04-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
Re: Problems with an external hard drive

I plugged it into the work computer (running XP), and it recognised it, but when i double-clicked on it, no files were visible. I clicked on properties, and it showed the correct capacity/remaining...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-03-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
No I've not done any of those things, except try...

No I've not done any of those things, except try different ports. the ports all work fine with everything else, so i'd dismissed that idea

i'll take it in to work tomorrow and try it on a computer...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-03-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
Re: Problems with an external hard drive

thanks for the suggestion, but command prompt doesn't recognise the drive
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-02-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dominic
Question Problems with an external hard drive

I dropped my external hard drive on the floor (twice), and it stopped working.

i thought it may just be the case, so i took the drive to the nearest computer centre and asked if i could test it
...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-21-2006, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
There aren't any networks in the preferred...

There aren't any networks in the preferred networks list, and if the infrastructrue mode is the one in properties > advanced, it's not checked; the 'any available network' option is checked.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-20-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
Windows XP

Windows XP
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-20-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
No, they're not encrypted - I don't get any...

No, they're not encrypted - I don't get any difference in result if I try to connect to networks that are encrypted rather than ones that aren't.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-20-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
Thank you for your reply. Uh, and what do I...

Thank you for your reply.

Uh, and what do I do about that?
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-19-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
Hmmm... I ran the program, and restarted, but I'm...

Hmmm... I ran the program, and restarted, but I'm still having the same problem.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-18-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
Um, I don't know. I checked services.msc,...

Um, I don't know.

I checked services.msc, and DHCP Client is listed as started... is there something else I should do?
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-17-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
I tried it in another public wifi zone and had...

I tried it in another public wifi zone and had the same problem.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-15-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
[/b] Um, does that mean it would work in...

[/b]

Um, does that mean it would work in other wireless networks? Also would it only affect me or everybody?



Er, how do I do that? Also what other types are there?

[b]
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-15-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dominic
Acquiring Network Address - ps I know nothing about wireless

I've just got an old laptop, and I bought this (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=015&item=250036094210&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&rd=1) card for it, as it doesn't have...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 10-07-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Dominic
Yeah, that's where I'm getting it.

Yeah, that's where I'm getting it.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 10-06-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Dominic
It's happening again.

It's happening again.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 08-28-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Dominic
svchost.exe using 100% CPU

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=113459&highlight=svchost

I followed the advice in this thread (except I haven't run all the scans in safe mode. They took a long time, and I wanted...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 04-25-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Dominic
Could it be the power supply?

Could it be the power supply?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 03-25-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Dominic
Oh, actually it didn't work. Well it worked...

Oh, actually it didn't work.

Well it worked once but now I have the same problem again.

Any advice?
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 03-23-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Dominic
Problems with DVD drive - won't read DVDs

It does read CDs, and will play them, and it makes a lot of spinny noises when I put a DVD in, but won't play/recognise them.

Its jumpers have it set as the slave drive, its location is shown as...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 03-21-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,575
Posted By Dominic
I'm using windows XP. NTFS comes up as an...

I'm using windows XP.

NTFS comes up as an option for format of a hard-drive, but not for this mp3 player - only FAT and FAT32. And I don't think it could be formatted for NTFS because I've...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 03-21-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Dominic
Oh hey, it worked. Thanks man.

Oh hey, it worked.

Thanks man.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 03-21-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Dominic
When I reboot should I let it start without...

When I reboot should I let it start without hitting F8?

I mean will the check disk occur before or after that point?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 03-21-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Dominic
Windows XP hangs on startup

Ok, if I hit F8 and select 'last known good configuration', it loads up fine.

But if I don't, it hangs at the black startup screen, with the green progress bar. The bar keeps moving, it doesn't...
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