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Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 03-01-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By sofTest
Re: How to power a cell phone w/o a battery ?.

You should NEVER solder, or otherwise connect, a power supply directly to the battery.

You might consider one of two solutions:
1. Buy a DC-DC Adjustable Step Down Voltage Regulator connected...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-06-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By sofTest
Re: Issues with Lexmark driver lead to total inability to print

Did you try the 2017-version on the Lexmark site?

https://www.lexmark.com/en_us/printer/9200/Lexmark-MS415dn#drivers...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-22-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,555
Posted By sofTest
Re: The 2021 Operating System Thread

Yes and no, IMHO. If you know what to search for, yes, otherwise you might want another quick way to the configs.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-22-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,555
Posted By sofTest
Re: The 2021 Operating System Thread

You guys tried out "God Mode"? Still works and useful in W10. If not, Google...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-24-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,181
Posted By sofTest
Re: Windows XP EoL Security Rollup...or similar?

OS-wise, you are correct. There used to be some SSD-manufacturers that had some trim-like features in their firmware. OCZ (Vertex?) comes to mind for some reason. Don't know if any manufacturers...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-22-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,181
Posted By sofTest
Re: Windows XP EoL Security Rollup...or similar?

Well, there are 'unofficial' rollups. Goggle 'Windows XP SP4'. There also are complete installs with all updates slipstreamed into them. One of them are called Windows XP Professional SP3 x86 -...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-02-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,767
Posted By sofTest
Re: The 2020 Operating System Thread

I converted all my own and my families computers from whatever version that was compatible and eligible before the official free Win10 upgrade date. Being my family main (remote) support person, I...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-06-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By sofTest
Re: Identify solder joints Looks bad to me

Just because the light comes on on the switch, doesn't mean that you got good power or ground. If you're lucky, you could have a (partially) blown fuse. It's an easy fix if you're lucky. You can...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-20-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,351
Posted By sofTest
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

Weird. You might need some kind of hardware inventory analyser.

One comes with Windows. Win+r and run msinfo32. Look under Components, and Input or possibly Problem Devices and see what you...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-11-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,351
Posted By sofTest
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

Might be an Elan touchpad. Try this combo Synaptics & Elan package, should work for W7 also.
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/no/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/320-15ikb/downloads/ds121520...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-29-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,732
Posted By sofTest
Re: I'm getting windows 10

So am I, but I selected the Spyboot program, as they are well known for their other garbage clean-up software. The program can also do some tweaks that normally are only available in the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-29-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,732
Posted By sofTest
Re: I'm getting windows 10

There are guides out there for what to disable manually, but its cumbersome. I prefer to use a tool that gives me the controls speedier at one place. This page...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-28-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By sofTest
Re: W8 music player for tablet

This forum is not Computers for Dummies. If you cared to try Google, there are plenty of suggestions.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,928
Posted By sofTest
Re: Pages sent to printer sliding off page

I had to skip some of the more windy posts above, as it was not to clear if any of it was relevant.

My answer are based on following statements from OP as I understand them:
- Network printing...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 08-02-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,292
Posted By sofTest
Re: New SSD vs. "New" Laptop

Having just a couple of weeks ago bought a E5470, that you are considering, intended as replacement for the E4310 that I also have owned for six years, a few observations might be of use for you.
...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-29-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Forced to stand by my words? My only claim from the start has been that it is not usually not hard to move a software RAID. I have not solicited people, not even you, to use any kind of storage...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-29-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-29-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Nope, one do not design storage systems based on information on need for storage capacity alone. But you wouldn't know that. But I'm not going to waste more time on this. Based on what you have...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-28-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

ZFS from more than a decade ago is not relevant. A lot has happened with it since then, and features are still being implemented. From what you have proven above, your level of knowledge of ZFS is...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Sure, if you don't feel competent, or are unable or unwilling to acquire the required competence, you should stay away. The knowledge is out there for the grab for those interested. Today you can...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-28-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Sure, right. Have I said that RAID is a warranty against data loss? Again, RAID is no substitute for good backup routines, of which I have said nothing. RAID only reduces the risk for data loss....
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Until your building burns down, hit by a meteor, or similar. Or your entire city get destroyed by some other freak of nature. You are talking about far fetched scenarios, don't you?

Your don't...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-28-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Everyone should have a strategy on how to get access to their data according to urgency. The most important thing is to make sure that important data is likely retrievable and intact at all, even if...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-26-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,551
Posted By sofTest
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Actually not difficult if we are talking about HD's and software RAID. My NAS is a HP Microserver with 5 WD Red's running software ZFS-raid (RAIDZ) under Nas4free. The whole Nas4free is installed on...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 07-18-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,680
Posted By sofTest
Re: What is a good de-soldiering iron/tool?

Is it this the one you are looking for?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/50W-Portable-Temperature-Controlled-Soldering-iron-station-with-T12-plug-in-heating-element-BK950D/1868116468.html
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