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    Idiots, no Imbeciles guide to copying files via C:\ Prompt to USB

    Hi. Sorry I obviously never explained properly. I have no access to windows functions, c: Prompt only I am locked out of windows not sure why. So my only route of access is msdos, its the commands for that I require.
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    Idiots, no Imbeciles guide to copying files via C:\ Prompt to USB

    Hi Guys, Okay I have an ongoing issue with my laptop (I will update on that soon - for some daft reason my works firewall blocks me on this website after I've posted so I can't update thread, but will do at home). I can read on phone though. Anyway, my problem here is I can get into my laptop...
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    Freecom PATA External Drive Issue

    Does that mean the data is salvageable though via a professional company?
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    Freecom PATA External Drive Issue

    No the drive is 3.5, usb power won't work, that#'s why I had to use the power plug too.
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    Freecom PATA External Drive Issue

    Hi, Got a USB2.0 to IDE/SATA Cable. I've tried it, however I'm not sure if there is an issue with the power cable. However once I plugged it in smoke came from the drive (near where it was plugged in). Have I totally destroyed the unit? I have a PS4 connector that looks like it may fit the...
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    Laptop Windows 10 Update Looping - Need Help Please

    Hi, thanks for response I will get more info once back home. It is windows 10, I did the free update ages ago but just out of blue this happened. The laptop does boot up but just keeps jumping to update and then restarts and goes again, I can access the f8 or whatever button it is during...
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    Freecom PATA External Drive Issue

    Hi, Thanks for quick response, need to reply thru phone as my work seems to have security issues with threads on the website Not sure if its same thing u mention the size and refer to a pc or laptop drive, however its an external hard drive unit. Thanks FD
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    Laptop Windows 10 Update Looping - Need Help Please

    Hi All, New here and looking for some help. I have an old Toshiba Satellite, working fine up until just before Xmas. Was letting the niece mess around with it, don't believe she done anything silly on the laptop, but looks like it has something to do with Windows 10. It keeps looping trying...
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    Freecom PATA External Drive Issue

    Hi All, New here, hoping someone can assist. Seems my external HD pack up, the blue light keeps flashing and I can't power on, laptop ain't reading it. IT's an old Freecom unit (250gb if I remember right), a PATA unit, anyone aware if I can use it on one of those quick reader things, I've...
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    Newbie

    Hi All, Found this site on the web via google, looking for some help on a couple of matters that have cropped up recently. Will post in the relevant sections. I have basic knowledge of computing. From Glasgow, as my username suggests I'm in my 40s. Cheers FD
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