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    Re: Help with Drive Imaging Please

    The latest version of Ghost does that. You can restore seperate files, the whole lot which is restored to the partition you select.

    I had one of my RAID0 drives fail on me. Had 6 partitions to...
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    Re: Help with Drive Imaging Please

    Norton Ghost 15 works well. Had me back up and running after a HD failure in about an hour. Only issue is that it only allows about 3 partitions to be made while restoring. I used a seperate prgram...
  3. Thread: naked dsl

    by Big John
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    Re: naked dsl

    What is Naked DSL??? I asked about that ages ago and seems non-existant at least from IHug. So much for that goverment plan. I pay Telecom $48 for nothing really just for the line rental even though...
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    Old PC being a real pain

    I have a PC that is about 8 years old that I used for various things. Mainly downloading and leave it to itself. It has been getting rather flakey the last few weeks with it not booting up first...
  5. Re: Pathetic speed on Vodafone Ihug.. anyone else?

    No worries at my place. Downloads still coming through at up to 780Kbytes/sec. Youtube plays smooth as while doing P2P at the same time.
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    Re: Acronis True Image 11

    I have it. Cost nothing due to beta testing.

    Works okay on my machine under Vista32 Ultimate with 4GB mem and Q6700 quad CPU. Back up to a 1TB USB drive. FAT32 is an issue with file sizes and you...
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    Re: Crysis Performance

    I can run mine at very high but the game is really buggy at the moment. The longer you play it the more and more it slows down even on lower settings. Online gaming that same. I played 3 times today...
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    Re: uTorrent seems to kill internet access

    I have uTorrent capped to upload at 8K/s. If you go any lower it starts capping the download speed. At 8 I get up to 800K/s download continously depending on torrents. If you dont cap it, it will use...
  9. Re: Anyone having trouble with ihug pop3 mail servers?

    Yep, Just U
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    Re: Windows Users: Delete ASP.NET Account

    Should not be a hog or slow boot time as it is simpy another user. Vista has even more and they are hidden and you can't even see them. One is Trusted Installer and removing files from this user is a...
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    Re: Windows Users: Delete ASP.NET Account

    I gets installed as part of the .NET installation and has been there for yonks. Simply remove it if you don't want it or disable it.
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    Re: iTunes 5 and bonjour - beware

    You are too quick to judge. iTunes runs on Vista as well and will certainly bring up this message.
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    Re: Ihug - States 'Exchange Is Full'

    Have not had the issue but certainly heard of it. The exchanges only have a limited number of connections and once those are full then you have to wait. A real sting in the tail is when you already...
  14. Poll: Re: Broadband Internet Service Provider - Who you with ?

    Not a very good test. You are basically connecting over a small loop. Try pinging a US site and see what it does to get real life results. That is unless you only ever get to paradise.
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    Re: Firewall for Vista

    No he said he was safe because he was using the in-built firewall. I too use it and have since I got vista and have not been bugged yet.
    I am planning on putting my free copy of Norton IS 2008 on it...
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    Re: IHUG major problems with pages Timeing out!

    Don't think it is just an IHug issue as we are getting the same thing at work and they don't use IHug.
  17. Re: Getting better performance out of my line for ADSL

    I have no trouble what so ever. I get rates of 600-700KB/s download and man can it chew up the 20GB monthly limit fast. Much depends on time of day and what you are connecting to as I have seen...
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    Re: Norton 360 _All-in-one Protection

    I do know what I am doing as I have been using a PC since before you were probably born. I don't reall care if it takes 2 minutes to boot my PC up as it only ever gets done once a day. I NIS ony uses...
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    Re: Norton 360 _All-in-one Protection

    All those figures and no mention of how much resources it takes up on either. 10-20 seconds to boot up difference! Who gives a toss. You only do this at the start of the day unless you are one of...
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    Re: Norton 360 _All-in-one Protection

    Have you actually tried the latest 2008 IS & AV? If not then you are not qualified to answer. I have and it is not trouble at all under Vista as it is updated to be such.
    I have used it since ages...
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    Re: Spam-spambots and the new law?

    I have my own domain name and am unlucky if I get spammed twice a week.
    Only way to go and make sure your e-mail address does not get circulated or easy to guess
  22. Re: how much speed drop if I loose Dual-channel?

    Intel P4 at the time. Was having issues with crashes. In the end I had to slow the memory access speed down a notch to get the PC stable. In Dual channel it was still much faster and noticable.
  23. Re: how much speed drop if I loose Dual-channel?

    I have done this. I had trouble and to ensure it was not the ram module I pulled one out at a time and then put them both back in, in none dual mode.
    The lose of speed when reading/writing to memory...
  24. Thread: Dual Core

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    Re: Dual Core

    I have 2x300GB set up as RAID0 array. Have a Primary partition for XP, A Primary for Vista (One is hidden when the other is in use). Use the primary for the OS only. The rest is formated into various...
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    Re: ihug email servers down???

    If you are unhappy with your ISP's mail facillity then I would suggest you look at getting your own domain with mail features. I am with RegisterDirect and I can have 10 e-mail addresses. Never had...
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