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Offline mkis

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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2009, 01:04:59 AM »
You can look around your locality even. HDDs are going quite cheap even the new ones. With market depressed I can buy 500GB (IDE or SATA) new for not much over $NZ200 which is about $US130 but from what I gather you get HDDs new on clearance even cheaper over there. Seagate Barracuda are good.

You seem to know how to set drives up, use jumpers, and so on, so take your time deciding how you want to set up. You will have to install an operating system and you might find that your existing install CD will no longer activate so will need to advise Microsoft that you are making hardware changes. They have cracked down on multiple activations - to enforce one license, one machine - and are using 'genuine advantage' in conjunction with Windows update to clear out fraudulent installs.

You have been warned enough about keygens, so you probably know the dangers there more than I do. Why waste a good thing on crap software when there are plenty of reputable techs around who can provide you with a good legitimate OS and you can set yourself up to pick and choose amongst (or rid yourself of) Microsoft software development, without the worry of being chopped off at system root. I imagine Vista become a good buy soon if not already. Just look around and ask. Its a good time to buy.


With LaCie, I think the 500GB externals are the way to go. Very cheap by NZ standards. You would be lucky to buy 7.5TB LaCie 5big Network 5-BAY RAID | Gigabit Ethernet (RECON) in this country for less than $NZ4000 ($US2500).

 
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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2009, 04:28:07 AM »
Ok, I got all of Uniblue's software. Inserted the key I got from my friend and did full scans. When all of them were done, I selected remove all for all of them. Well, now my C:\ Drive has 7.78GBs of space left. D:\ has 6.55GBs, G:\ has 468MBs left and F:\ has 3.34GBs left. Looks like Uniblue actually works when you give a key. :)
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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2009, 04:28:54 AM »
Make that 250GB externals, no 200GB or 100GB, I dont collect movies...


For anyone that might be interested, this is our local trade and exchange for computer components...not always cheapest option, but best online auction ever and forever...well, so we here hope!

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Components/Hard-drives/mcat-0002-0359-0127-.htm
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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2009, 05:12:53 AM »
I didn't click with Uniblue at all I'm afraid. But I didn't spend much time there. I have to say now looks okay at a glance. Yes, looks like you did well cleaning up your systems.  :)

I'm not against any product key good fortune that might come your way. Good luck to you. But if I was to go chasing keygens, then I think mostly I would just be making extra work for myself. Here is an example of what can turn up legit if you want work within the trade - the Nero 6 suite (Showtime and StartSmart) was Nero's best ever CD/DVD player/burner before they shifted to the pay / activate subscription scenario that they have since stuck with. They gave me Nero 8 disks with purchase of DVD/RW players and I just threw the disks away because they 3 month trial before pay to subscribe, whereas my Nero 6 I can load all day long for the whole world as many times as I want for ever and ever. All my clients have the option to have this loaded for free as courtesy service. It is total self-contained, no 'fish-hooks' into it or out from it despite links to firmware companies. I usual deselect all NeroPhotoshop from default and just stick with video functions. This is what legit tech can do for you - granted you do have to walk the boundaries a bit because no-one can honestly afford some of the prices of software nowdays. But searching for keygens is real tin-can tech around here.
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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2009, 11:41:13 AM »
I don't use anything from Uniblue:
http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/liutilities.com

See:
http://hosts-file.net/default.asp?s=liutilities.com <== FSA - sites engaged in the selling or distribution of bogus or fraudulent applications

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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2009, 12:48:13 PM »
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I didn't click with Uniblue at all I'm afraid.

I'm looking to try Firefox again soon. NoScript and WOT look likely. I may build another 32bit specially for it since hardware prices are even cheaper than I thought. In the meantime I am trialing Google Chrome mainly because I am sure people will be wanting it. I am starting a thread on Chrome.
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Re: My PC is a disaster... 6885 MBs left...
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2009, 05:47:10 PM »
I don't use anything from Uniblue:
http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/liutilities.com

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Okay, I'll remove the software. :P
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