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May
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comment How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?
My laptop sometimes becomes unable even to save a notepad window, aroudn when the fan goes on. e.g. recently it said unresposive when I tried to save. or in notepad hesitated a lot before i could type but is very good at other times. processor is an i5. OS is windows 7 . maybe same thing you see.
Apr
30
comment conversion of simple volume to primary volume
Linux may have a problem seeing windows's dynamic disks here's an article about ubuntu specifically and how to rodneybeede.com/…
Apr
30
comment conversion of simple volume to primary volume
What does Easeus and paragon say(download it)? (paragon partition manager and easeus partition mater). I don't know if it's risky to change dynamic to basic, or if it's something you'd want to do but here is an article on it "Change a Dynamic Disk Back to a Basic Disk". technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc755238.aspx And here is one on basic and dynamic disks "Basic and Dynamic Disks" msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/…
Apr
30
answered Separate Windows' file copy from text copy
Apr
30
comment Separate Windows' file copy from text copy
One thing you could do, is if a program intercepts the windows clipboard when text is involved, thus doesn't put it in the windows clipboard and puts it in its own clipboard only. Then when you copy/paste a file, it puts it in the windows "clipboard". Then that'd be close to what you want. As one hotkey would paste text the other would paste a file.
Apr
29
comment conversion of simple volume to primary volume
Also, your terminology may be wrong. Volume may refer to the file system within the partition. So primary or logical refer to the partition not to the volume. For the record, my laptop has C: Layout:simple Type:basic primary partition.
Apr
29
comment conversion of simple volume to primary volume
I don't know what Simple means but I don't think it gets in your way. I have a partition that disk management calls "simple" that is Primary. I suggest you include a screenshot of what disk management shows you. I also suggest you run easeus and see what it tells you about whether you partitions are primary or logical or extended.
Apr
29
comment Recovering after uninstalling Windows 8?
reading your subject, "recovering after uninstalling windows 8" I thought you meant psychologically.
Apr
29
comment How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?
@AntonyLee also, if there is a grill where air is being sucked in, then surely there's a grill where air is being blown out? Why can't you find that grill and attach or sit the mini-vacuum near that? And i'd add, i've got a fanless(wonderful-noiseless) laptop, a panasonic toughbook, that expels heat up through the keyboard. And soemtimes i'll put a laptop cooling pad on top of it for a brief time to cool it down(to blow into it). If it's an unbearably hot summer where I can't even sit in my room with my shirt on.
Apr
29
comment How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?
@AntonyLee I tried blowing at the side of my dell laptop, before it expelled air out. so, in periods when the fan wasn't on, so that the cpu temp would stay down and the fan would not turn on. It worked. So while granted, if a laptop has a grill where air is sucked in, it's no use putting a vacuum on it while the laptop fan is running. When the laptop fan isn't running then it doesn't matter, and the laptop fan may remain not running.My dell laptop's fan would stop 100% completely not run until the cpu reached a certain temperature. I checked this'cos I removed the motherboard from the shell.
Apr
29
comment How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?
@AntonyLee I haven't used the mini-extractor though i've used my mouth where the mini-extractor would be , my mouth blowing air in(so not a vacuum), and i've used my mouth underneath blowing up onto the heatsink. And i've used laptop cooling pads. You could also build something with a funnel/tube, one end leading to a fan, the other end touching against the grill of a laptop. As for direction, if one can open the thing then perhaps turn the fans over might turn a sucker into a blower or vice versa. But also, Going the other direction may not be an issue. For example,
Apr
29
comment Is VGA port hot-pluggable?
@MSalters OK. Unfortunately we don't have anybody here that really believe this argument that hot-swapping a monitor, a different one, is a problem. Hopefully a good advocate of this view will come along to express and defend that position! My bet is with the side the side you're on, that says it's fine. 'cos my experience is it hasn't been a problem
Apr
29
comment Dismounting a disk prior to formatting
I'm not disputing that he has multiple disks. For the record, disk management -does not- mislead one into confusing this technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/…
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Apr
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comment Is VGA port hot-pluggable?
@MSalters another post talks of possibly damaging a VGA card. What he's saying, and I don't see how what you say refutes what he is saying, is that if a monitor -from another computer- is plugged in, then that monitor from the other computer may be using a higher voltage than the card/controller of the computer you are plugging into is currently expecting or able to take, and could damage it.
Apr
28
answered Dismounting a disk prior to formatting
Apr
28
comment Dismounting a disk prior to formatting
@Logman WHAT??? E: can only be a partition. You only format partitions. Sometimes a partition might occupy/be the size of, a whole drive.
Apr
28
answered Is VGA port hot-pluggable?