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Forum: Drive Imaging 08. Apr 2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,148
Posted By Resung
Thanks for the info. I read through the article...

Thanks for the info. I read through the article and have decided to go for AOMEI as this is an area i'm brand spanking new to, and according to the article this is a lot more newbie friendly. I...
Forum: System 27. Mar 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By Resung
Actually, that's a great point. Booting from a CD...

Actually, that's a great point. Booting from a CD or USB doesn't require a lot of time or energy investment, and would be an easy way to test it. Less security worries seem good too, and i stick to...
Forum: Drive Imaging 27. Mar 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,148
Posted By Resung
Drive imaging, the best way of system restore?

Sorry if that's a bone question, but i've just had to completely reinstall windows 7 due to some form of virus or software corruption that i couldn't fix. Rather than going through all of that again...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Mar 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
All the hardware diagnostics i could run came...

All the hardware diagnostics i could run came back clean, and others timed out or stopped responding, but in the same way that the other programs did, which seemed to be because of a massive system...
Forum: System 23. Mar 2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By Resung
Windows or Linux?

Like most my computers have all come pre-loaded with windows, and I've never used linux. However I have spoken to people who swear by it. So for someone ignorant like me, what are the pros and cons...
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Mar 2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Have done all of the above, the pc is still very...

Have done all of the above, the pc is still very sluggish and will not shut down. Is this still likely to be a hardware issue or does it now look more like a software issue? Am at the point where I'm...
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Mar 2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Well, back after another unexpected absence. I...

Well, back after another unexpected absence. I followed up your suggestions and was able to shut down the computer successfully multiple times from safe mode. While in safe mode i uninstalled...
Forum: General Computer Support 08. Dec 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
If it's faulty does that mean it's toast? I could...

If it's faulty does that mean it's toast? I could get another hard drive for a few pounds just to start it, but if it looks like i need to replace the whole thing it might be worth investing in a...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Dec 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
It's a PC, windows 7 home premium (64 bit) OS. ...

It's a PC, windows 7 home premium (64 bit) OS.

I said i got a new computer after my old one died, so it's about 4-5 years old and came with the OS ready installed. I don't remember doing anything...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Dec 2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Right, the scan now and disk check came back...

Right, the scan now and disk check came back fine. I started the computer and things seemed to be working fine, i ran a Malwarebytes scan and a Comodo scan and they came back fine as well. I even...
Forum: General Computer Support 04. Dec 2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Looking back, that was the swansong of my old...

Looking back, that was the swansong of my old computer. Between salvaging what i could off of it, and buying a new computer - at least partially from the fact that the old one had pretty poor specs -...
Forum: General Computer Support 28. Nov 2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Thanks. I took off the cover to have a look...

Thanks. I took off the cover to have a look inside and it was pretty gunky with dust and hair (we have cats) so i cleaned it up a lot, put it back together, and restarted it. It now runs smoother and...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Nov 2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,629
Posted By Resung
Is my PC finished or can it be saved?

I'm working on my laptop now as my pc seems to have been infected with something. A couple of weeks back i noticed it wasn't turning off no matter how long i left it to shutdown and had to a hard...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Oct 2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By Resung
Well i tried the F keys and no joy again. F8...

Well i tried the F keys and no joy again. F8 takes me to a screen where i can change the boot order, but since i only boot from hard drive it doesn't help. F5 gave me the option to boot to safe mode...
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Oct 2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By Resung
Hi Anupam, Yes that was me in the last...

Hi Anupam,

Yes that was me in the last thread. But i installed hitman pro and got an online scan from another anti-virus (i forget which one right now!) that cleared my PC and had it running...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Oct 2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By Resung
Computer continually rebooting?

A few days ago my antivirus popped up with an infection warning as i was doing several different things at once and my PC froze up completely. I assumed i had been pushing it too hard - it's about 5...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Sep 2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Resung
On the downside, i forgot to unclick one of the...

On the downside, i forgot to unclick one of the recommendations for delete by Hitman Pro and have now deleted my atapi.sys file, which from what i've read means my PC will no longer boot once i turn...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Sep 2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Resung
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm going to give...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm going to give Hitman Pro a try, then MBAM, then SAS, as Anupam suggests, then get back to you with the results.
Forum: General Computer Support 11. Sep 2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Resung
Help with Virus(es)?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this thread or not, so bear with me.

I was offline for several months until a few days ago when i reconnected to the internet. As soon as i did i...
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