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    I'm sorry old friend....

    ...You've become slow, I mean c'mon you have 4 hyper-threaded cores, 6GB DDR III RAM and a top spec 7200 rpm hard drive with 32MB cache, and yet you start up like an elderly astmatic dog. Not just that, it's the random graphical glitch that puts banding over all of the screens which cannot be cured no matter what it is I do. The bizzare need to do disk checks on days of the week with an 's' in them. And to logon...why do you take 3 mins to get to the desktop. There's only you attached to the server!!!! Was it something I did?
    No I know some of it is my fault. I've bloated you up with software then given you crash diets, installed weird and wonderful utilities and pushed you hard at times, but it's just got to much, for today is the day when I say enough is enough. Today is teh day I put my foot down. Today is reinstall day. I'm sure it the best thing for both of us and we can move on from the bitter relationship we now have.
    So if you'll just let me copy these few files over to your second drive, and pop open your DVD drive tray, we'll begin.........
    Last edited by Dos_Box; 20th October 2010 at 09:30 AM.

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    "No Paw, Yellers my dog..."

    *gets shotgun

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    It's SSD time...

    ...and not installing any Codec Packs, fonts, Quicktime, toolbars, bloated AV etc...

    Stuff it. Put Linux on

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    Don't put Adobe Acrobat on. 8.75Tb for a PDF Reader?! Use Foxit instead.

    A gunshot through the back of the PSU should do it.

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    tell me its not the edugeek PC I built for you fella ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmas View Post
    Don't put Adobe Acrobat on. 8.75Tb for a PDF Reader?! Use Foxit instead.
    8.75 TB ?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopBanana View Post
    tell me its not the edugeek PC I built for you fella ?
    Tut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    ...You've become slow, I mean c'mon you have 4 hyper-threaded cores, 6GB DDR III RAM and a top spec 7200 rpm hard drive with 32MB cache
    Puh and you wonder why it starts up slow? I mean come on, 4 hyper-threaded cores? Living in the stone age there :-p

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveT View Post
    8.75 TB ?????
    I meant terabit not terabyte

    I do get very lazy with my GB, Gb, MB, Mb etc...

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    STOP.............................................. ..!
    Do a convert to a VM before you wipe it and squirell it away on a USB drive as you'll find out (in about 6 months) that there was some program on it that you need and you can't get any more!

    Simon

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