Recent content by Lybster | PCSPECIALIST

Recent content by Lybster

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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST USB will only read 1TB and lower

    I do realise its out of date, can't remember when I last applied an update to the OS (av & am on the other hand are bang up to date). If MBR was the problem I would expect it to be the case for all the ports not just one of three. Just on the off chance I converted one of the 2TB disks to GPT...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST USB will only read 1TB and lower

    Windows 7 SP1 I've installed an evaluation copy of USBTrace which shows that port is under the generic usb hub not the usb 3.0 hub
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST USB will only read 1TB and lower

    It doesn't show up in Windows Explorer, disk management or device manager nor anything else (eg Acronis, Macrium Reflect etc) So far I've tested with 2 different 2TB drives, a 3TB drive and a 6TB drive - none of them show. 1TB, 500GB, 256GB drive (couple of each) and even an old 350GB and even...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST USB will only read 1TB and lower

    Optimus V (ok I know its old now but it still working well apart from this) One of the two USB 3.0 ports will not read and USB HDDs more than 1 TB in size. The other port and the combo e-sata/USB port also reads larger drives happily. I've been through everything I can find recommended will...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST HotKey / Windows 7 / Optimus 17.3"

    I'm fed up of HotKey both not working and stealing focus so I'm turning it off. Most of what it does I can do using keyboard / mouse (eg fn-F3 to mute speaker, ctrl-X T to enable / disable WiFi). I'm not sure just what the VGA button does. If its simply toggling between balanced & UMA mode I'm...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST HotKey aka CCC aka Clevo Control Centre

    Does anyone know which Windows APIs HoyKey uses? If I can find out I intend to write my own to do the job properly. I've already disabled its notification of Caps Lock, Its notification of the screen diming / powering back on has just cost me a few days in trying to debug a program left running...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 17.3 Optimus V Onkyo speakers

    Has anyone found a way to change these speakers? I'll probably end up buying a bluetooth external speaker but I'd prefer a reasonable quality one built in. Just to save anyone suggesting it I have tried SoundBlaster Cinema and it does improve things a bit but not so that I'd want to actually...
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    I bought my Optimus 17" for business use, and I do a bit of programming (Delphi in case anyone's interested) as a hobby. This means that I often have the laptop on my lap :yes: Previous laptops have nicely fitted onto a standard beanie tray but with its wide screen the Optimus doesn't fit. I...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Keycaps & nail varnish

    I'm in the process of moving over to my new Optimus V and before I start painting away I want to know if any of you have any input. I normally paint the keycaps with clear nail varnish to prevent the letters disappearing. Is this needed for the Optimus?