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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 23:59
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Trollheart
CClearner trying to delete progam files?

My system seems to be very slow, and though I've run Hitman Pro and identified some malware (and deleted it) I thought I'd run CCleaner as it doesn't seem to have sped things up much. But now that...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-11-2014, 10:54
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks guys for your help, especially fenlander...

Thanks guys for your help, especially fenlander who went to the trouble of explaining it to me in PM. I've now sourced a different route for the files I want and could not be happier.

Thanks...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-11-2014, 15:45
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Trollheart
They are Usenet (obviously; was the title of the...

They are Usenet (obviously; was the title of the thread) and the clinet is, well, theirs. Usenet.nl if it makes a difference.

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I used to use newsgroups all the time back in the 90s, but I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-11-2014, 12:24
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Trollheart
Usenet: not many groups?

Just signed up for Usenet in the hope of finding something I've been looking for for a whiel now, but the amount of groups seems pathetically small. I used to newsgroup all the time when younger, and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 01-11-2014, 12:33
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks guys. At the moment it saves pictures...

Thanks guys.

At the moment it saves pictures direct to the phone. If I can get it to save to the card then I can just buy another one, remove the full one and continue using the camera with that,...
Forum: Mobile Phones 01-11-2014, 10:14
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Trollheart
Faster way to transfer from Galaxy S4?

Seems my files take an awful long time to copy over from my Samsung Galaxy S4 to my PC-- average about 40 mins. Okay there may be 2 or 3000 pictures but even so that's seem over the top.

I tried...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-10-2014, 02:20
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Trollheart
Buzzing sound coming from PC

I've recently noticed a strange sound coming from my computer. I thought initially it was the attached external drives, which I had put flat on top of the tower's roof as it were, so I moved them to...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-10-2014, 20:51
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Trollheart
Google docs saving too frequently

Is there a way to limit or control the save feature in Google docs? It seems to be saving my document every other second, and as it saves it slows down my typing, so that it's often hard to get...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-09-2014, 14:45
Replies: 17
Views: 974
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: 558
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: 558
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: 974
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: 974
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: 974
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: 974
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: 974
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: 974
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: 974
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: 2,249
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: 2,249
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: 2,249
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: 2,249
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: 1,673
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: 1,673
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: 1,673
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...
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