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Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 20th 18, 06:14 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 72
Views: 1,028
Posted By Larc[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:31:35 -0600, Char Jackson wrote:

| In my experience, an SSD isn't automatically amazingly faster than a
| HDD. SSDs, before the m.2 form factor came along,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 13th 18, 11:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 89
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Clean install of Win 10 ?

On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:55:32 -0500, Paul wrote:

| Davej wrote:
| I am very confused about these digital licenses. Where are they stored?
|
| When you first installed...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 3rd 18, 05:26 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 17
Views: 239
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Homebuilt computer has slowed noticably.... why?

On Sun, 02 Sep 2018 16:46:21 -0400, Paul wrote:

| If you use an MSA (Microsoft Account) as well, then
| the MSA is recorded against the hardware hash. If
| you move the OS to...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 31st 18, 02:46 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By Larc[_3_]
idle curiosity - why internal HD rather than external HD

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 03:14:46 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 04:57:41 -0000 (UTC), John Doe
| wrote:
|
| Another interesting...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 6th 18, 04:31 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Best SSD deal

On Thu, 5 Jul 2018 21:58:32 -0400, Bill wrote:

| Flasherly wrote:
| $200 on 500GB sounds to me
| like prices at year ago, so maybe you did get a really good deal.
|
| I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 1st 18, 12:15 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 19
Views: 327
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Slightly off-topic: Tracking Files

On Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:03:43 -0400, Bill wrote:

| I use CCleaner everyday to purge my browsing history, etc.
| It used to run faster. It takes quite a while to even remove...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 16th 18, 06:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 277
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Unreally Lucky HDD

On Sat, 16 Jun 2018 14:36:09 -0000 (UTC), "Yes" wrote:

| Flasherly wrote:
|
| -- snipped --
| You mentioned, unless I'm misinterpreting, you're
| effectively...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 13th 18, 04:15 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 346
Posted By Larc[_3_]
2T SSD SATA - $250

On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:01:58 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| Incredulous as it may seem to read of a SSD failure, and as certain as
| it is easier to afford to say to stick to a likes...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 12th 18, 06:41 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 277
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Unreally Lucky HDD

On Tue, 12 Jun 2018 03:23:01 -0400, Paul wrote:

| There are some shingled Seagates for sale now,
| and you definitely don't want to buy those.
|
| The trick is to find a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 5th 18, 08:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Strange occurence with SSD

On Sat, 5 May 2018 13:34:25 -0500, VanguardLH wrote:

| No mention of the operating system. Since you mentioned a C: drive,
| I'll assume you are using some version of Windows (rather...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 5th 18, 07:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Strange occurence with SSD

On Sat, 05 May 2018 14:17:06 -0400, Paul wrote:

| WinDirStat or SequoiaView, to review a volume for "large files".
|
| Or, use a Linux LiveDVD and boot up and examine it....
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 5th 18, 07:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Strange occurence with SSD

On Sat, 05 May 2018 13:51:27 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| I limit a primary active partition, an operating systems, to the OS
| size and, reasonably, not much more. Storage data...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 5th 18, 05:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Strange occurence with SSD

I have a Samsung 850 EVO 124G SSD that I use for the system drive in my #2 desktop. I
recently noticed that more than 60G was being used by the C drive. I hadn't
installed nearly that much stuff. A...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 3rd 18, 11:32 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.comp.freeware,alt.conspiracy
Replies: 48
Views: 482
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Do we need so many mobile phones?

On Thu, 03 May 2018 13:30:01 -0400, nospam wrote:

| In article , Mr. Man-wai
| Chang wrote:
|
| The...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 21st 18, 04:40 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 63
Views: 1,015
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Recommend data recovery company?

On Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:26:45 -0500, VanguardLH wrote:

| https://www.geek.com/chips/drivesavers-breathes-life-into-a-dead-drive-574764/
| "Pricing is determined by the drive capacity,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 16th 18, 07:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Extra Recovery Partitions

On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:17:03 GMT, Tim wrote:

| "SC Tom" wrote in :
|
| Running Win10 Home x64 on a system I built, but using a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 7th 18, 05:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Strange new pdf animal? Anyone know how to print it?

On Wed, 7 Mar 2018 07:56:24 -0800 (PST), wrote:

| https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/it/it201_fill_in_2d.pdf
|
| This turns out to be some new (to me) kind of pdf that
|...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 3rd 18, 04:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Crazy easy fix for stuck BenQ cd/dvd drives.

On Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:23:18 -0500, Paul wrote:

| When you install a drive into a computer case, sometimes it's
| a tight fit, and you distort the computer case or the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 2nd 18, 01:31 AM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.advocacy
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Man sues Microsoft for $600M after a forced Windows upgrade destroyed his PC

On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 11:54:11 -0800, T wrote:

| On 03/01/2018 01:14 AM, Nomen Nescio wrote:
| http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/02/22/man-sues-microsoft-for-
| ...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 6th 18, 07:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Larc[_3_]
HD question consumer grade and enterprise grade

On Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:20:53 -0500, Paul wrote:

| The last two higher-end WDC drives I got, they "park the heads".
| I don't buy high end drives so I can sit here waiting...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 5th 18, 09:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Larc[_3_]
HD question consumer grade and enterprise grade

On Mon, 5 Feb 2018 18:21:31 -0000 (UTC), "Yes" wrote:

| An ad at newegg got me curious. AS much as possible in layman's words,
| what is the difference between Western...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 9th 18, 05:30 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By Larc[_3_]
"Warning: Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMD PCs"

On Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:01:29 -0500, Paul wrote:

| The one person who got bricked (user "Cameo") was driving
| a Turion. We still don't know the full spectrum of
| affected...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 6th 18, 09:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Larc[_3_]
"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices"

On Fri, 5 Jan 2018 13:29:19 -0600, Lynn McGuire wrote:

| "It's not just Intel machines. Here's everything you need to know about
| how to protect your PC, Mac, and mobile...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 4th 18, 11:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Larc[_3_]
FYI - follow up to my old thread micro-USB problem

On Thu, 4 Jan 2018 20:44:27 -0000 (UTC), "Yes" wrote:

| FYI - OK, I found out more about the micro-USB connectors. I talked
| with LG Electronics Service department...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 26th 17, 03:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Larc[_3_]
question re micro-USB/regular USB cord

On Tue, 26 Dec 2017 05:58:28 -0500, Flasherly wrote:

| Some time ago, especially outside a heavier supplied infrastructure of
| urban areas, notably the Central States, the...
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