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About Railman5

  • Birthday 01/08/1958
  1. Thinking of getting a new laptop but baffled by all te processor types available. A opinions to which would be the most reliable and give good performance. my old laptop is only a couple of years old and shows signs of age (slow compared to my core 2 desktop! Budget around the £500 mark Thanks
  2. Thanks Bledd I'll give that a try
  3. i too was constantly annoyed by the incessent interuptions of User Account Control so i downloaded and installed the http://www.replaceuac.com/ utility recommended by noguru. however i have uninstalled this as it was interfeering more than M$ UAC!!
  4. Pen and paper - write it down. store it somewheres safe! or try http://www.lostpassword.com/word.htm
  5. I'm .cgi ! Clint _ I had trouble copy and pasting also so i cheated and uploaded a gif file as attachment - works for me!
  6. So how did you manage to do this as well! I am intregued!
  7. plugged the hdd in the spare comp. started it up nd went straight to BIOS nadia it just listed the spare comps drive. zilch on the second dead hd yes I did set it to slave !! guess its a gonner RIP!
  8. I'll check all this out when and report back
  9. jaclaz Thanks for that info. What confuses me though is the disk worked fine as a back up BEFORE i used disk defragger. so wonder if its hardware or software related issue???? i'm gonna try what you sugested to see what happens
  10. Thanks guys No its a desktop 3 1/2" I'll try and hook the disk as a slave to my dev pc and see if that does anything. any sugestions a sto data recovery tools available? Thanks
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  12. I backed up my desktop files to a external drive via USB cable. all went well. dont know why but i defragged the external drive. now the drive will start to spin, then fail. I cant see the drive in 'my computer' on the desktop do you think the disk is now U S? Is there any way of recovering this data - except paying an arm and leg Thanks I have googled this and no joy - hence trying here
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