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Samsung 840 EVO 1TB 2.5-inch Basic SATA Solid Stat&hellip by Samsung
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I fitted this SDD to a Samsung Laptop running Windows 8.1. With the SDD I bought a DeLOCK 61883 Converter Adaptor SATA 22-Pin USB 3.0 and a LINDY Computer Technician Precision Screwdriver Set. Although I am an experienced software developer I've never fiddled with the insides of a laptop before, so I am pretty much a novice as a techie.

The existing HDD in the laptop was 1TB, less than a third full. I backed up all the partitions on that drive before starting the upgrade process.

I had two minor problems.

The first problem was that the software provided by Samsung did not install cleanly - it went through to 100% but did not close. I uninstalled, cleaned the… Read more
The Charlie Chan Megapack: The Complete 6-Book Ser&hellip by Earl Derr Biggers
5.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly good, 7 April 2014
I bought this out of curiosity, having read a remark somewhere that the speaker couldn't understand how they had made such poor films out of such good books. So far I've read books 1 and 2, and each one has left me with a smile on my face, and keen to start the next one.

Charlie Chan is a Chinese detective living and working in Honolulu. Although he is the one who solves the crime and brings in his unique insights, he is not the main character in each book, nor is the location limited to Honolulu.

The protagonist in the first book is a young, aristocratic Bostonian who reluctantly goes to Honolulu to 'retrieve' his aunt who seems to be behaving quite frivolously. The… Read more
Green Tidy Bike Storage Tent Tidy Tent
1.0 out of 5 stars Perished , one year on, 7 April 2014
I was a bit dubious about this when I first put it up as the zip did not move easily. The zip -has- held out, and the tent has stayed put (thanks to putting old paving slabs in the base). Unfortunately, just one year after putting it up I found that part of the jointed rods which provide the rigidity around the front of the tent had split and the canvas channel through which the rods run had also split and continues to split at every touch.

I contacted the supplier, Cheerful Bargains Ltd, who merely referred me to the manufacturer (but failed to give any contact details).

Not recommended

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