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Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 7th 19, 03:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Better FLAC Player ? Fast, Good playlist, Low CPU ?

On Mon, 06 May 2019 23:35:23 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| On Mon, 6 May 2019 14:17:01 -0700 (PDT),
| wrote:
|
| Finally I'm fed up with VCL media player....
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 26th 19, 08:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 26
Views: 143
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Failing HDDs

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:35:27 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| And last, for the grand finale -- Gold class at 2M hours MTBF.
| Definitely new territory and one I haven't looked at.
|...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 26th 19, 01:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 26
Views: 143
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Failing HDDs

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:30:51 -0400, Flasherly wrote:

| On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:51:15 -0500, Charlie Hoffpauir
| wrote:
|
| , or or they scrap.
|
| I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 10th 19, 09:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Chrome blasts XP out of the water when I Exit from it

On Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:05:56 -0400, John B. Smith wrote:

| Thanks for the ideas guys.
| My Chrome browser version is 49.0.2623

I haven't been keeping up with this thread, so...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 17th 19, 07:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 31
Views: 430
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Lengthen the life of Windows 7 using the legal system

On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:48:16 -0500, I wrote:

| I find Windows 10 to be far superior to 7. Some had a problem with Build 1809 when
| it was originally released (I didn't), but that has now been...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 17th 19, 07:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 31
Views: 430
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Lengthen the life of Windows 7 using the legal system

On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:37:11 -0500, silverslimer wrote:

| On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:08:48 -0600, Johnny wrote:
|
| On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:37:21 +0800
| "Mr....
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 23rd 18, 10:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Larc[_3_]
Was failures on boot 12-16-17

On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:02:48 -0500, John B. Smith wrote:

| On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 10:01:10 -0600, Char Jackson
| wrote:
|
| On Sat, 22 Dec 2018 22:12:46...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 20th 18, 05:14 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 72
Views: 1,382
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, 10:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 250
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: 329
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: 331
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: 322
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: 400
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: 367
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: 439
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: 367
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: 222
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: 222
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: 222
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: 222
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: 568
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: 1,207
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: 363
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, 04:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 20
Views: 634
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, 03:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 262
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...
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