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About nigsy

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  1. How to make an image or jpg/gif file

    I think 12 years after the original post the issue has been resolved.
  2. removed itunes

    I take it you rebooted your pc after removal and before re=installing? Try this: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4564237?tstart=0 Not sure if this helps: https://support.apple.com/downloads/itunes This is a link to download previous versions of iTunes. Try downloading the old version you removed and this time remove it through control pannel.
  3. Sounds like its posting. You could try a live Dvd I would just install windows unless you want to test Linux.
  4. These questions were already answered in your recent thread, but as C_B says if you want to overclock you will need to upgrade the cooling as the stock coolers aren't designed for it. Fitting a different cooler is easy; even if it's water cooled. Three things to look out for though: Some (read: Most) require a back plate to be fitted on the underside of the MoB before the fan can be mounted - Don't screw the motherboard down and then realize you haven't done this!! Aftermarket cooling solutions are often taller than stock; make sure your case has the required dimensions to fit the fan once mounted. Some are wider than standard coolers and often block the first memory slot - especially if you have tall RAM cards with there own cooling blades. In your previous thread I also added a useful link to help you understand OCing; if you haven't read it please do!! N.
  5. It depends on the BIOS and any software your motherboard may come bundled with. My old Gigabyte board had a piece of bundled software that you could adjust settings via a GUI and apply it without to many worries. Of course you could still go down the manual route and play with timings/ voltages etc yourself but if you don't know what you are doing you can do a lot of damage!! https://www.pcgamesn.com/hardware-guides/overclocking-guide-how-to-overclock
  6. I'm not sure you fully understand what the pics tell you about your hard drives but, the 'gaps' are free space; but you do not have loads of little sections stopping you from partitioning the drive. You can create a new partition on the C or D drive and your data should be safe (I would ALWAYS create a backup first though); all the partitioning tool does is move the existing data and then creates a new partition in the free space. As you are using XP you may want to try: http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm Do not use the partition tool in Ubuntu - it has a habit of reformatting if you don't get the options right!!
  7. Try this: either open a command line or press the Windows Key and R in the run box (or cmd line) type ipconfig /flushdns See if that helps.
  8. All processors install the same. It doesn't matter whether it's Intel; AMD or what ever. As long as you have the correct board and socket type; you simply line the CPU as per the manufacturers instructions up and drop it in. Watch the video Terry linked to; it's actually a pretty decent tutorial.
  9. Replacing an HDD 3.5" USB 3.0 Enclosure

    It's about permissions in Linux; the new drive worked in windows because you don't need root access for the drive to be mounted a massive security hole! Depending on the mounting point in Linux you need to be in the root user group to mount it. You can then change the permissions etc later. Good luck with the recovery. I've had similar issues in the past; guess you learn to back everything up!! And yep; Gparted in Ubuntu
  10. Replacing an HDD 3.5" USB 3.0 Enclosure

    You probably need to mount it; you'll need Gparted (For Ubuntu): press Ctrl - Alt and T (this should open a terminal window); Type the following in: sudo apt-get install gparted and let it install Should be able to run it by typing sudo gparted into the terminal window. (it needs root privileges to run). Let us know how you get on with disc digger. Might also be worth running Photorec after disc digger to see if it finds anything else.
  11. Replacing an HDD 3.5" USB 3.0 Enclosure

    To run a Live cd you will need to download a Linux .iso (I would just go for Ubuntu); either burn it to a disk or create a bootable USB stick (if your BIOS can boot from USB). Best tool for creating a bootable USB is a little bit of software called Rufus. When you run the .iso it will give you the option to install or run as a Live CD - Just choose the latter and you're away. The trouble with any software recovery tool is that large files that are stored across multiple sectors don't tend to recover very well as you no longer have a working index. It's ok for photo and word docs; but music and video not so good. Even then the files names might be altered. As for 'file system repair' or just a reformat - I'm sure Seagate have a diagnostic tool you can run to tell you the condition of the drive. Just need to Google it. Don't run any reformat options until you have exhausted all suggestions as you will loose everything!! Hope this helps.
  12. Replacing an HDD 3.5" USB 3.0 Enclosure

    I might suggest a different way... Try running a live Linux CD (This allows you to run Linux without installing it) on the laptop and see whether Linux can see the files. It's a little less fussy about file systems than windows. If not then yep anything like DiskDigger or my fav Photorec: (Sorry can't link to site as work firewall blocks me!!) https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=photorec+for+windows+7+free+download&rlz=1C1GGRV_enGB753GB753&oq=photorec+for+windows&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l5.12487j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Either way as soon as you get them off back up, back up and back up again!!
  13. It is easy you need to be careful though. The paste acts as a seal. If you pull or twist the fan as you remove it you can damage the pins / connectors on the chip. You will also have to clean all thermal paste residue off both the chip and cooler base with proper cleaner and not nail varnish remover (iso propyl alcohol) as this can leave a residue. You then have to reapply fresh thermal paste before refitting the fan.
  14. Media Player.

    Yep VLC can handle most thing's you can throw at it; Also SMPlayer: http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/en/downloads Is another good one.