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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-09-2014, 14:45
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Woo-hoo! SORTED!!! It was actually the drive...

Woo-hoo! SORTED!!!

It was actually the drive that was dead but I've managed to recover the file so all is well.

Thanks again for all your help and suggestions.

Rgds

TH
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-09-2014, 14:44
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Trollheart
Guys I sussed it! Thanks for the help. There was...

Guys I sussed it! Thanks for the help.

There was one wire not connected on the Sabrent thing and once I connected it I heard the drive spin up, next thing it's loaded and I grabbed my file...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-09-2014, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Trollheart
Accessing data on a dead external hard drive

Can anyone help me here? I have an external hdd that seems to have died on me and I need to get some files off it. I'm using the Sabrent DSC cable (see here...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 23:46
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Recua has worked (had to select the entire PC,...

Recua has worked (had to select the entire PC, all drives) but the way it recovers files is very annoying: it shows EVRYTHING recovered and you have to trawl through directories and directories of...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 22:06
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Turns out I was using another program not Recuva;...

Turns out I was using another program not Recuva; ****ers tricked me with one of those big DOWNLOAD NOW! buttons. It was a recovery prog but not Recuva.

Now I have Recuva running but it tells me...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 18:09
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Yeah I know. Stupid isn't it? You'd think...

Yeah I know. Stupid isn't it? You'd think autosave/backup would be checked by default...

As for the file, no it was originally on an external hard drive. As I say, I don't think the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 15:02
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
I did, it was unable to recover the file. Well...

I did, it was unable to recover the file. Well they have to be ODT files but there are none others for that date (not surprising as I was only working on the one)

In the process of scanning now....
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 12:27
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks but no: says the path is invalid,...

Thanks but no: says the path is invalid, specified file does not exist. I really think its a problem with Openoffice.
I think the file has been deleted, or the system/program thinks it has been.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 11:16
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
I've looked for it but can't find any backup. Any...

I've looked for it but can't find any backup. Any help there would be great.


Yes I've done a full search: nothing found. actually, the shortcut is found but it says the file it refers to is no...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-09-2014, 10:12
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Trollheart
Emergency! Recovering Open Office file?

Over a month's work is gone! Is there any way to recover (backup file etc) a word processor document that Open Office now says it can't find due to my computer being powered off, not by me, in the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-08-2014, 20:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Trollheart
OK, sorted it out: using Torch instead of Firefox...

OK, sorted it out: using Torch instead of Firefox for that site.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-08-2014, 18:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Trollheart
Given that that's a problem and I've uninstalled...

Given that that's a problem and I've uninstalled it, what do I do now about Flash content? I have a site I go to where I need to hear audio clips but they won't run without Flash Player. If I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-08-2014, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks. I did actually download the update very...

Thanks. I did actually download the update very recently. Is this the same as "Shockwave Flash Player", as that's the only one I can see in my plugins? If I disable it am I likely to have any...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-08-2014, 18:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Trollheart
"Plugin container for Firefox has stopped working"

I keep getting this message and having to shut fown FF. I used this method to disable the container plugin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEcQdtC_wLo

but yet it still keeps happening! Any...
Forum: Mobile Phones 14-08-2014, 11:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By Trollheart
Read my original post: I already have the Galaxy...

Read my original post: I already have the Galaxy S4 and the camera's ok but nowhere near as good as the HTC.
Forum: Mobile Phones 13-08-2014, 00:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By Trollheart
In order: the Galaxy S4 has an ok camera but it's...

In order: the Galaxy S4 has an ok camera but it's nowhere near as good as the HTC Wildfire's; I do have a DSLR but it's pretty complicated and I'm no camera buff: I probably have settings set wrong...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-08-2014, 22:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By Trollheart
Best camera phone?

For a long time I used --- still use --- my HTC Wildfore, as it has quite simply the best camera I've ever used on a phone, except maybe the SE K800i. Now it's damaged and I'm looking for a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-06-2014, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Trollheart
No of course not. I meant clear space off one of...

No of course not. I meant clear space off one of my external hdds, all three of which are currently almost full. But I'm ordering two new 4tb ones so once they arrive I can use space on one of those.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2014, 18:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks guys, I'm back online now, but had to...

Thanks guys, I'm back online now, but had to again completely reinstall Windows. No repair option on my disc for some reason, and when I tried to make a rescue disc it refused to do so.

Will now...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2014, 00:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks. That bleeping computer forum looks to be...

Thanks. That bleeping computer forum looks to be very technical. Not sure they coulf help. Using win 7 64 bit, and the other program eas adwcleaner...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-06-2014, 22:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Trollheart
All Windows services stopped and will not restart

While removing some malware my system has stopped functioning. No services will turn on and restore just hangs. It was Search Protect that screwed me up and I think either Hitman Pro or adware killed...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-06-2014, 00:27
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Trollheart
Managed to snag this on ebay. Looks like I'm...

Managed to snag this on ebay. Looks like I'm sorted.

http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=181426963587&fromMakeTrack=true

Thanks again for your help guys.
TH
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-06-2014, 21:02
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Trollheart
OK thanks for that. I'd actually consider that a...

OK thanks for that. I'd actually consider that a major difference, if the pre-amp doesn't take speakers. Would be no use to me then for what I want.

Thanks again.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-06-2014, 18:26
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Trollheart
It's a PM60100Se. Only amp I've ever seen that...

It's a PM60100Se. Only amp I've ever seen that doesn't have controls for bass and treble. How I didn't notice this when I bought it is beyond me.

The selector switch is a rotary dial; click as you...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-06-2014, 15:02
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks for the really informative and helpful...

Thanks for the really informative and helpful replies guys. I'll try to answer the questions raised here.


This is what I feared. So nothing, not even the M-Audio Studiophile are good...
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