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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-01-2014, 20:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Thanks for the hints & advice thus far - not done...

Thanks for the hints & advice thus far - not done anything with PC today as I've been working.

As for the make it's an ASUS Desktop CM6431 - which I must admit at the time was the cheapest they had...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-01-2014, 23:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Managed to get into the safe mode option by...

Managed to get into the safe mode option by pressing the space-bar whilst the PC was booting up. This brought up the option of then pressing F8 to enter the safe mode options. I choose the first...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-01-2014, 22:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Thought I'd have one more go tonight. Switched...

Thought I'd have one more go tonight.

Switched on the PC & kept tapping F8.

This brought up a dark screen with a box in the middle, the box gives me the following options

SATA SM:ASUS DVD RAM...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-01-2014, 21:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Yes I remember that black screen from another PC...

Yes I remember that black screen from another PC I had trouble with. Sadly can't get to it on this PC & I have tried. The screen I get has quite a lot of information on it, if I could get a picture...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-01-2014, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Hi there I have tried tapping the F8 key but...

Hi there

I have tried tapping the F8 key but only get the page with - well to be honest I'm not too sure what it is I get? In fact it's the same screen I get if I hit the delete key on start up. ...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-01-2014, 20:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By cuk
Windows 7 login problems

I have a desktop PC about 18 months old.
Until today I've had no problems at all. Sadly when I went to logon to my PC today I got to the blue screen & then entered my password as usual.

It went as...
Forum: Music 20-05-2013, 22:26
Replies: 37
Views: 3,428
Posted By cuk
Nail on head there mate

Nail on head there mate
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-10-2012, 18:40
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By cuk
Hard Drive "pins"

I make the post more in hope than expectation::o as the question I'm going to ask will illustrate my stupidity.

About a year or so back my hard drive died. Asked on here if I could get the contents...
Forum: Broadband Internet 11-09-2011, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By cuk
Well in some ways I'm glad to hear that someone...

Well in some ways I'm glad to hear that someone has been having the same problems.

I will d/load that file and have a try tomorrow.

I managed to save my Firefox bookmarks as a html file and get...
Forum: Broadband Internet 11-09-2011, 20:57
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By cuk
Thanks for the advice....just d/loaded the latest...

Thanks for the advice....just d/loaded the latest version. Installed it and still the same:(

Will I have to give Chrome a try ?
Forum: Broadband Internet 11-09-2011, 19:44
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By cuk
Just done that....but still the same on YouTube...

Just done that....but still the same on YouTube :(

It just started yesterday when I cleaned out all the rubbish....?
Forum: Broadband Internet 11-09-2011, 18:33
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By cuk
Firefox won't load some webpages ?

I'm using the latest version of Mozilla Firefox and up untill today without any problems.

It was updated a few days ago and yesterday I ran ccCleaner on my pc to clear the rubbish away.

Today on...
Forum: Music 01-08-2011, 22:54
Replies: 299
Views: 18,201
Posted By cuk
Possibly as the recent album hasn't done well at...

Possibly as the recent album hasn't done well at all....nor the first single.

Perhaps this is why the singer felt the need to drum up some PR and decided to get her kit off in Playboy:confused:
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-05-2011, 15:17
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By cuk
Internet Explorer

Everytime I try to open a new tab in IE.....I get an error message something like this.....

C:\PROGRA~2\Java\jres6\bin\ssvagent.exe

The parameter is incorrect.

......when I click ok the new...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-04-2011, 16:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
First off thanks for all the help and...

First off thanks for all the help and advice....very much appreciated !! :)

Got into safe mode today.....kept pressing tabs (not a clue really) and swearing a lot and managed to get into the so...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-04-2011, 17:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
Hi Max Thanks for the reply....I did read those...

Hi Max

Thanks for the reply....I did read those instructions on the webpage given by anniebrion....well I thought I had ?

Yes I am using XP but when I tried clicking on the folders it wasn't in...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-04-2011, 16:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
I thought it could be something like that...

I thought it could be something like that :confused:

But....after reading some of the instructions on that page

......Right-click the file that you want to take ownership of, and then click...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-04-2011, 16:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
Yes it opens up just as my external hard drive...

Yes it opens up just as my external hard drive does.

In the first window there's various folders like program files, setup, windows etc. When I open the folder documents and settings, I see the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-04-2011, 15:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
Sorry to bump my own thread/question:o I ordered...

Sorry to bump my own thread/question:o

I ordered the IDE or SATA adapter kit which arrived today.

I removed the hard drive from the pc with the faulty fan, plugged in the 40pin IDE connector, usb...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-04-2011, 19:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
Hi Max Thanks for the advice....from my reply...

Hi Max

Thanks for the advice....from my reply you'll get an idea of my IT level :o

Looked at the adaptor and case/caddy links.....could I just ask/confirm if I have to remove the hard drive from...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-04-2011, 11:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
hi Stig I have two old desktop PCs...but only...

hi Stig

I have two old desktop PCs...but only one monitor and keyboard/mouse etc.....both not much use it seems:mad:

I have a compaq which I've used for a long time now....in fact I'm using it...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-04-2011, 09:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
No can't hear any beeps.....then again the fan is...

No can't hear any beeps.....then again the fan is quite loud.

It was in storage but covered up....in fact I've taken one side off just to check.....and it's been working fine for about five...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-04-2011, 08:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By cuk
PC won't boot up

After a few hard drive problems with my day-to-day PC I got my older Packard Bell out of retirement updated everything and it was working fine up until today.

Logged off last night....no...
Forum: Broadband Internet 14-04-2011, 15:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By cuk
Thanks for the info Earake...the socket I'm using...

Thanks for the info Earake...the socket I'm using appears to be the one labelled "Master Socket" on the page you gave the link too. Not tested it but I will...give me a day or so...I trust a...
Forum: Broadband Internet 14-04-2011, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By cuk
Now before I start I must confess that I really...

Now before I start I must confess that I really don't have a clue what I'm talking about, but here goes.....

I've been having problems with O2 for best part of six months now. I have a wireless...
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