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    Today, 12:05
    ubuysa replied to a thread Refund help in Laptops/Notebook PC's
    You'll have to call PCS and talk to them about that. This isn't an official support channel, it's just a help forum and is not always monitored by...
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    Today, 12:03
    ubuysa replied to a thread Internet connection issue in Desktops
    Sorry, I'm having a lazy day and didn't read your post properly. When you lose the Internet connection try these tests. First ping 127.0.0.1...
    12 replies | 63 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    Today, 09:36
    All 3 threads merged, as Keynes said its better to stick to one thread, this means people don't end up asking or answering the same questions...
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  • Rakk's Avatar
    Today, 08:44
    Rakk replied to a thread Windows 8.1 <sigh> in Desktops
    And also on that page So you'd need to have the Windows 8.1 Pro version as far as I can tell.
    5 replies | 64 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    Today, 08:15
    ubuysa replied to a thread Windows 8.1 <sigh> in Desktops
    According to this page ... So you need to talk to PCS.
    5 replies | 64 view(s)
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    Today, 08:12
    ubuysa replied to a thread Internet connection issue in Desktops
    Right click on the wifi adapter in device manager and select Properties. In the window that opens click the Power Management tab. Ensure that the...
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  • steaky360's Avatar
    Today, 07:28
    Another thing to try is to reset your router (just switch it off for a few mins and switch it back on) might help! - Always worth a shot :)
    12 replies | 63 view(s)
  • steaky360's Avatar
    Today, 07:28
    steaky360 replied to a thread Windows 8.1 <sigh> in Desktops
    I think you bought your PC with windows 8.1? If that's the case you won't be able to downgrade to Win 7 without purchasing a licence. If the...
    5 replies | 64 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    Today, 06:22
    ubuysa replied to a thread Hard Drive Issue in Desktops
    Agreed, call PCS and get the hard drive swapped. If you still have an issue after that then you'll probably need to RMA the whole thing.
    7 replies | 145 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    Today, 06:21
    At what point in the boot sequence do you get the message?
    2 replies | 45 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 16:13
    Tom DWC replied to a thread Wwe 2k15 in PC Gaming
    Wow, first wrestling game on PC since RAW 2 in 03! And that was also pretty terrible. :D It's a shame none of the games from 02 - 06 ever got...
    4 replies | 65 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 08:24
    ubuysa replied to a thread SSD missing?? in Desktops
    Yes there is, lots of them... http://www.businessballs.com/airtrafficcontrollersfunnyquotes.htm
    6 replies | 115 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 05:59
    ubuysa replied to a thread Wifi card in Desktops
    It shouldn't be a problem having two wifi adapters, as long as they're not both connected at the same time (although even then you probably won't...
    3 replies | 68 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:56
    ubuysa replied to a thread Hard Drive Issue in Desktops
    I agree with SpyderTracks but to be sure, boot the Windows install DVD, select the repair option, open a command prompt and try running chkdsk on...
    7 replies | 145 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:54
    ubuysa replied to a thread SSD missing?? in Desktops
    This reminds me of the airline pilot who filed a maintenance report saying that the number 3 engine was missing. The ground crew's response in the...
    6 replies | 115 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    23-04-15, 17:24
    As keynes said, the graphics card you have chosen is an entry level graphics card and will struggle with gaming, not sure what card you had...
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    23-04-15, 13:29
    ubuysa replied to a thread Vanthus in General Discussion
    It's clear that we can take nothing out of this world when we leave and so the best any of us can hope for is that we made a difference through being...
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  • Rakk's Avatar
    23-04-15, 07:48
    Top end laptops are perfectly good for gaming nowadays - yes they do tend to more expensive than desktops, but they are perfectly capable of good...
    24 replies | 350 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    23-04-15, 07:38
    Alir, I have merged a couple of your threads together, as Keynes said, it is better to stick to one thread, because then people don't end up asking...
    14 replies | 238 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    23-04-15, 06:07
    Yup. And look what happened to them afterwards! BTW. That's one of the great movies IMO. It still makes the hairs on the back on my neck...
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  • ubuysa's Avatar
    23-04-15, 06:05
    IMO that makes little sense. You want all software on the SSD and all data on the HDD. You want all your programs to benefit from the speed of the...
    14 replies | 238 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    22-04-15, 20:56
    It really depends how much contents you are insuring :) Contents insurance is generally for the entire contents of your house (with possible...
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  • Rakk's Avatar
    22-04-15, 20:22
    When contents insurance is bought, there is normally an accidental damage cover you can add to the contents cover (though it is not free) if you so...
    12 replies | 172 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    22-04-15, 19:59
    When you are new to the forums your posts will often get auto-moderated meaning they need to be approved before they can be seen, this includes edits...
    12 replies | 280 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    22-04-15, 16:12
    Rakk replied to a thread Witcher 3 in Desktops
    The free game deals are actually offered by NVidia in this case (ie. its not PCS's choice as to which cards get which free games), and by the looks...
    2 replies | 97 view(s)
  • ubuysa's Avatar
    22-04-15, 13:29
    There was no need for violence. If it was a Windows based laptop just show it a Linux installation disk. That will soon sort it.....
    5 replies | 117 view(s)
  • steaky360's Avatar
    22-04-15, 07:30
    Maybe he was trying to turn it off and on again?
    5 replies | 117 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    22-04-15, 05:57
    Glad you got it sorted :) Blame all the potholes for it coming loose :)
    6 replies | 118 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    21-04-15, 17:48
    You can order a machine without an OS, however a pirated OS may cause any amount of issues and since they are pirate they should not be discussed on...
    31 replies | 523 view(s)
  • Rakk's Avatar
    21-04-15, 17:25
    Unforunately every-so-often the 'sysprep' application (thats a run-once application that runs when you start up your machine for the first time and...
    3 replies | 77 view(s)
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