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1  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Cut Backs At Hospital on: April 23, 2014, 06:10:41 PM
She started out as a clerical worker, but ended up as a clavicle professional.
You don't say — talus more, do.
2  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Cut Backs At Hospital on: April 23, 2014, 08:53:08 AM
That's a pretty hip play on words.  smiley

It can be adapted to fit most circumstances--one thigh fits all.
 
3  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Cut Backs At Hospital on: April 20, 2014, 11:58:07 PM
She has a bone to pick with our bad puns though.  smiley
 
Too bad, she'll just have to humerus.
 
4  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Cut Backs At Hospital on: April 19, 2014, 08:57:03 PM
Hmm, I'd bet her name is Ann R. Exic.   smiley
And she's being a bit cagey as she's in for a ribbing.
 
5  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Cut Backs At Hospital on: April 18, 2014, 10:38:57 PM
The one on the left looks rather grumpy with that black look. I suppose it's a scowl and cross bones.
 
6  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Help! USB 3 has left the building — I want it back. on: April 10, 2014, 02:00:17 PM
Thank you both for the input!

Among other things, I disconnected from every USB port and cleared everything related to USB from my system — drivers, registry entries… every USB-related item. No luck.
I restored the system to a time before this began. No luck.

On a whim I just bought a third USB 3 cradle which works perfectly well, while the other two do not. The two cradles that won't play properly are dual bay. The new one is a single bay (and so was a previous model that works but isn't on site right now to try). There may be something to explore there, OTOH the human brain loves a coincidence.

At the moment I'll settle for one working properly and pick at why the others do not when I feel more inclined.
 
7  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Help! USB 3 has left the building — I want it back. on: April 08, 2014, 07:31:02 PM
If the driver has recently updated you could try rolling it back to the previous version as a first step.


Thanks for the response. There's nothing to which I can roll back (?!?).
I pulled drivers from a March 18 backup and shoved them in while Windows wasn't running and then rebooted into W81 — no go.

  Sad
8  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Help! USB 3 has left the building — I want it back. on: April 08, 2014, 01:09:24 PM
Something that relates to USB 3 has changed in my system.

I have a Thermaltake BlacX  external cradle for use with bare HDDs. BlacX 5G Dual Sata 5.0 GBps 3 Tb Usb 3.0 External Hard Drive ST0022U. (link)

Suddenly, when I try to move files of significant size to/from it, under Windows 8.1-64, I get a system error which is:
An error occurred copying
<name of file>
The system cannot find the file specified


Among other things this means that I can no longer run or retrieve backups using USB 3.0.

  • I have the same error with a cradle of a different brand.
  • I have the same error when trying different drives in the cradle.
  • I can read/write what I like if I'm connected with USB 2
  • I have the latest USB 3 driver in my system (Renesas USB 3,0 eXtensible Host Controller - 0096 Microsoft).
  • Using USB 3, I can read/write smaller files to from a drive in the cradle (4.96GB for example)

So, like a lumber-jacked tree, I'm stumped.

Can somebody be kind enough to suggest an appropriate starting point for seeking a fix?
 

9  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Dead Hot Chicks Boost Weather Ratings? on: April 07, 2014, 04:17:14 PM
they are trying to scare me with talk about killer blizzards
That's just a snow job!
10  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: A three drive system - the sweet spot on: March 25, 2014, 10:52:17 PM
You would be amazed how "dirty" the power in your house is.
I am the power in my house and electricity is just a servant but, please, don't tell my wife I said that as she has other ideas about who/watt is in/on charge.  embarassed
 
11  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: A three drive system - the sweet spot on: March 25, 2014, 05:51:56 PM
That's without even getting into the issue of cooling which is a problem for all drives, but probably even more for a SSD (especially a consumer model) than a HDD.
I find that my machines run cooler with SSDs than with mechanical drives. More space for air flow?
 
12  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: A three drive system - the sweet spot on: March 24, 2014, 06:58:05 PM
A couple of years ago I installed a 128 GB SSD as my boot drive…   
13  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: REQ: HTPC Util - Hide Desktop for x seconds while program is being executed. on: March 23, 2014, 12:44:13 AM
Just a note, I'm on a slow convict ship back to the UK in just over a week - I'll be incommunicado for 6 weeks
I'm not sure I buy your story — I'm unable to find Communicado on Google maps  Angry
 
14  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: T-Clock - Can't get rid of military time!! on: March 16, 2014, 03:51:03 PM
Have you tried this version too? - T-Clock 2010 (by Stoic Joker, here on donationcoder)

Hi,

I notice, often, how helpful you are to people so I thought it time to say so. We all benefit from contributions by people like you, either directly or indirectly.

 thumbs up thumbs up 
 
15  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone can recommend a good macro recorder for windows please? on: March 14, 2014, 11:35:39 PM
@cranioscopical: Macro Express is a good program, but last time I looked it couldn't compile macros to .EXEs.  Do you know if that feature has been added now?
No, it hasn't — good point!
  
16  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone can recommend a good macro recorder for windows please? on: March 13, 2014, 02:28:04 PM
JoTo,
If you don't care for skwire's (good) suggestion, you might like Macro Express — I find it both useful and inexpensive.
Macro Express web site here.
 

17  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Dumb question but ... on: March 11, 2014, 10:33:30 AM
If I try that my camera just shuts down — it's too frightened by what it sees  Sad
18  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Micro-Fundraiser for the Official DonationCoder CodyMobile! on: March 05, 2014, 02:24:23 PM
Surely you don't really need four wheels, do you?
 

Apparently not tongue

Got me there  Grin

Then there's this astonishing claim:
Quote
Elio has been designed to fit 95% of all men.
Let's see… world population > 7 billion divide by…  hmmm that's a LOT of capacity for such a little car!  Wink
 

19  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Micro-Fundraiser for the Official DonationCoder CodyMobile! on: March 04, 2014, 02:04:18 PM
Surely you don't really need four wheels, do you?
 
20  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Photos that spontaneously change on: February 14, 2014, 11:54:39 AM
In the forum here, the face looks well balanced on my monitor (with brightness relatively low on monitor settings).
Looks perfectly fine here to me as well.
Same here.
 
21  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Photos that spontaneously change on: February 13, 2014, 09:50:19 PM
Come on chaps, this topic is all over the place — let's try to focus!
 
22  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: [Idea] Quick toggle dis/connect to Bluetooth audio device on: February 13, 2014, 03:50:59 PM
A bit of script incorporating EndPointController.exe might help. See here.
23  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Photos that spontaneously change on: February 13, 2014, 03:41:06 PM

Chris will come along and flash us. Wink

Yeah.  Puns are a reflex with him.  Wink

Not at all — as usual I'm waiting to see the latest developments before saying anything negative.
 
24  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Continuing with XP on: February 06, 2014, 05:50:12 PM
I am searching for a solution for my wife who staunchly refuses to leave her well-tuned XP behind.
If it's any consolation, I switched my wife's machine from XP to 8.1 and she can't tell the difference. If she's happy with it, chances are your wife will be happy with W7. She sees the same interface and runs the same software as before. To achieve that required very little tweaking. Unless you have some really old, quirky software to run your wife should be fine with W7, especially as I think you'd run the 32-bit variant. My wife neither knows nor cares how Windows works, so she's quite a good test case.
 
25  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014: Mug-shots here on: February 03, 2014, 01:52:46 PM
So....funny story about the 2007 mugs.  Start here and read a few posts past:  http://www.donationcoder....15715.msg145103#msg145103
Grin
Oho! It's true then, what they say about the seven-year glitch… Worried about this year at all?
 


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