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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?