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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    Who uses system restore anyway?
    It very rarely works, and if you have that much of a problem with windows just do a clean install :p:
    It was kinda a last resort. Think of it as running 'Super Duper Corrupted Word File Recovery Pro' on that vital 20 page document that decided that the night before the deadline is a great time to mangle itself. You don't really hold any hope but you've tried almost everything else.
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    Was thinking of replacing my sig actually. Think it's time for a re-brand. :p:
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    Not sure if any of you guys will be able to help me with this, but I'll try before making a thread

    I bought the Oblivion soundtrack from DirectSong, and when I try and download it it freezes roughly halfway and refuses to download further. This keeps happening on both Firefox and Chrome. It is not happening with all downloads, as I checked by updating a program I needed to update.

    If it helps I am on a university resnet wired connection.

    Thanks in advance if you know what the problem is

    edit - also to clarify, it doesn't stop at the same point each time, it has ranged from 29% to 60 something and just about everywhere in between!
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    (Original post by tface)
    Not sure if any of you guys will be able to help me with this, but I'll try before making a thread

    I bought the Oblivion soundtrack from DirectSong, and when I try and download it it freezes roughly halfway and refuses to download further. This keeps happening on both Firefox and Chrome. It is not happening with all downloads, as I checked by updating a program I needed to update.

    If it helps I am on a university resnet wired connection.

    Thanks in advance if you know what the problem is

    edit - also to clarify, it doesn't stop at the same point each time, it has ranged from 29% to 60 something and just about everywhere in between!
    Proxy settings perhaps? Your uni may require a proxy, normally it would auto-detect but it's possible it could get forgetful if it's trying to download loads of data at the same time.

    You could try using a download manager like DownThemAll as well, as they can resume failed downloads. Not a solution as such, but a handy workaround. :p:
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    (Original post by Dez)
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    Are you remaining "Dez"? :hmmm:

    I second Chrosson's sentiment about needing a cool usertitle.
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Are you remaining "Dez"? :hmmm:

    I second Chrosson's sentiment about needing a cool usertitle.
    I'm still umming and ahhing about what name to use, although the Admin CP warns about refreshing indexes or something when changing a name, so I'm gonna ask CJ about that before I accidentally break something. :p:

    Am open to suggestions for awesome usertitles btw. :awesome:
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    Mac made a weird tone on boot after an update, sounded a bit like a fire alarm, lasted for about five seconds. Anyone know what that might mean? :unsure:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Mac made a weird tone on boot after an update, sounded a bit like a fire alarm, lasted for about five seconds. Anyone know what that might mean? :unsure:
    Some of the older MacBooks I've used would make a low, solid tone when doing an EFI update. Could be that possibly? Did you install any updates recently?
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Some of the older MacBooks I've used would make a low, solid tone when doing an EFI update. Could be that possibly? Did you install any updates recently?
    Yep. I don't know what EFI is, but I think that was the name of the update...
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Yep. I don't know what EFI is, but I think that was the name of the update...
    EFI :fyi:

    Basically it's a replacement for the old BIOS system (eek, tautology!) that aims to be more useful and intelligent. On Macs it's the screen with just the  logo on it, supports full graphics and you can use the mouse to pick boot devices (hit the option key).
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    (Original post by Dez)
    EFI :fyi:

    Basically it's a replacement for the old BIOS system (eek, tautology!) that aims to be more useful and intelligent. On Macs it's the screen with just the  logo on it, supports full graphics and you can use the mouse to pick boot devices (hit the option key).
    I've used the boot devices thing when I want to boot into Windows :yep: (Windows on this Mac = :coma:, Windows Experience Index = :coma:). I read a low tone might mean memory problems, but it only did it once and it sounds like what you're describing so I won't worry.
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    Anybody know where I could buy a Nokia N9 in the UK? I was planning to pick one up when I went to Amsterdam in a couple of weeks, but just found out that the Netherlands is another country being denied this lovely thing :\
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Anybody know where I could buy a Nokia N9 in the UK? I was planning to pick one up when I went to Amsterdam in a couple of weeks, but just found out that the Netherlands is another country being denied this lovely thing :\
    The UK isnt getting it either I dont think
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    (Original post by Kenny_uk)
    The UK isnt getting it either I dont think
    I know, I was just hoping there would be a company importing them. I'll have to keep an eye on Amazon methinks =P
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    I know, I was just hoping there would be a company importing them. I'll have to keep an eye on Amazon methinks =P
    Mhmm you'll get hammered on import tax though. I have to admit I quite like the N9 design, let us know if you get it!
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    (Original post by Kenny_uk)
    Mhmm you'll get hammered on import tax though. I have to admit I quite like the N9 design, let us know if you get it!
    Haha will do, my girlfriend's flying off to Spain today so I'm preparing to wire over a large quantity of Euros if it's available there (I've found conflicting reports), which my overdraft definitely won't like!
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Haha will do, my girlfriend's flying off to Spain today so I'm preparing to wire over a large quantity of Euros if it's available there (I've found conflicting reports), which my overdraft definitely won't like!
    I do believe it is availalbe in spain. I'm quite annoyed that it's available here though.. how much is it though?
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    (Original post by Kenny_uk)
    I do believe it is availalbe in spain. I'm quite annoyed that it's available here though.. how much is it though?
    Do you mean that it's unavailable here? Me too, I wants it :\

    RRP is apparently €480 after tax, which works out at just short of £420 at the moment.
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Haha will do, my girlfriend's flying off to Spain today so I'm preparing to wire over a large quantity of Euros if it's available there (I've found conflicting reports), which my overdraft definitely won't like!
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...=feeds-newsxml

    Get her to ask anyone if they know where she can get a Lumia
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...=feeds-newsxml

    Get her to ask anyone if they know where she can get a Lumia ;
    As hilarious as that would be, it would probably be a great way to end a relationship that's only been going for a couple of weeks XD plus I wants meego =P
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    Guys I'm doing a sponsored walk at uni. Would people sponsor me? http://www.justgiving.com/chrisbramm/

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