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RainyShadow last won the day on September 24

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  1. So, the trashing occured only on one partition, is this correct? If used clusters are (because of some error) marked as free in the FAT (on FAT16/32) or in the $Bitmap file (on NTFS), invoking trim will just erase these clusters - no questions asked. Or, maybe your SSD toolkit really doesn't work with FAT32 (but then why would it even attempt to optimize that partition?) If you have a spare drive available, you could try testing this on various partition types.
  2. My drive is connected to the IDE port of the mobo through a SATA>IDE adapter, trim works fine. It has two NTFS partitions and the toolkit does two steps when optimizing - one for each partition. P.S. try to do a chkdsk before trim, that trashing may have been due to previous errors in the filesystem.
  3. @Sergiaws What URLs you tried? If it's http/https address, opening it in IE should give you either a media file or a playlist file download. URLs that don't open in IE won't open in Winamp as well. For rtmp or rtsp URLs you can also try Windows Media player. Also check if your Winamp install has the needed plugins for the stream you try to play.
  4. You can use the PC speaker driver (direct link) to test the codec part - if you can play .wav files in Sound Recorder with it, then something about your ESS card driver is wrong and you should try to reinstall it. With the pc speaker driver everything freezes during playback, so don't try playing long files
  5. Check the properties for Wave Audio Device [Media Control] and Microsoft PCM Converter, make sure they are enabled. There should also be a mixer somewhere in this dialog. For the codecs you cay try to uncheck "Audio Compression", apply, restart if needed, then install it again. Allow to replace files if it asks to.
  6. Check if you can use this one in your browsers - https://www.videofk.com/
  7. The k-lite crap provides DirectShow codecs, you need the .ACM codecs that come with Windows. They are listed in the [drivers] and [drivers32] sections of System.ini Also, the .WAV format is a container, the audio inside could be encoded as PCM, MP3, or various other formats. Check with one of the default .wav files, the one you are trying to play could be in unsupported format. Check these:
  8. driver here - https://www.tp-link.com/us/support/download/archer-t2u-nano/#Driver @genieautravail If you insist on internal adapter, PCI-E slots have USB pins (usually), so you can just solder that one directly to these pins. https://pinoutguide.com/Slots/mini_pcie_pinout.shtml You may have to source the +5V from elsewhere though, if the adapter doesn't work with 3.3V.
  9. Besides Teracopy i also use KillCopy. It has two separate profiles - for network and local transfers. Also you can limit the speed and change the buffer size during transfers. There is resume on crash/abort. Handy to make hard links too. And it preserves the timestamps unlike Teracopy.
  10. One possible effect of buggy support is when the writes go to a totally different LBA than the requested, damaging existing data. If you test just a part of the drive this may go undetected.
  11. Make a single partition for the whole capacity of that big drive, then use one of the first 4 tools from this page: 5 Tools to Test and Detect Fake or Counterfeit USB Flash Drives When it finishes you will know if it is safe to use all of the drive or just a part of it.
  12. This reminds me of a batch of HP d530 desktops we had at work few years ago. For 90% of these the first power on resulted in a lound bang from an IC exploding in the power suppply. Turns out HP had used some gum-like glue to fix various parts in place - that glue had started conducting over time. Our auditor guys had nightmares for weeks, lol.
  13. You should direct some (most) of this displeasement to lazy web devs that insist on using bloated JS frameworks for everything on a simple page.
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