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isue with my pc when gaming wow

Q: isue with my pc when gaming wow

hello guys i got some problems when i play wow i got some huge lagg spike. sometime i run on 15fps on ultra settings?? and it dont seem to be my gpu because its only running at 25% with 50? both

my specs is:
x2 msi gtx 970 4GB
intel i7-4790k
msi gaming motherboard
ssd 500GB and hdd 1TB

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Preferred Solution: isue with my pc when gaming wow

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Recently I recieved by mail my brother's laptop to fix,since I`m the "smart" guy inthe family everyone is pushing me with IT or Electronic choirs...anyway, it`s not why I`m here. The laptop has a broken screen, I tried to attach the laptop to another monitor via VGA but didn`t wor, no image at all. So I`m wondering if the mainboard is bustedm since I don`t know if I should order a new display for it or just toss it in the garbage can. The colored leds are on when I start it, no booting sound, but the HDD is working, so is the dvd-rw, I mean it takes commands, all the buttons work, I mean restart and power.is there a chance that the mainboard is bustend and I still have power on cpu/optical device/storage?

Thanks for the answer

A:Mainboard isue

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Hello, i have tried running combifix but it always blue screens this particular laptop, also it seems to have created a new combo folder in root that contain copy of root, see attached.The question is can deleted this combifix dir?cheers

A:combifix isue

ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look hereYou should not be using Combofix unless instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for general public or personal use. Combofix was never meant to be used as a general purpose malware scanner like SuperAntispyware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer.Unlike what many people think, Combofix is not a fix-all program that's just "run and done". It is a highly specialized tool that should only be used under the supervision of an expert. It's not an "everyday use", clean-all program.If you suspect malware, please post a in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs sub-forum (according to this tutorial), with a description of the issues you are having and the contents of the log file(s) (copy and paste the contents of the log into your topic, don't attach it). Please note: the Malware Response team are always overwhelmed, and it could take a few days to get your first reply. Just be patient and don't "bump" your topic by replying to it.

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My wife's laptop is acting crazy. It's been working fine, then the other night the screen starting blinking and became unreadable. It would just blink a ton and flash on and off. She took it in the next day to her work to the tech guys there and it worked fine. Today the same issue. I was able to get it to start in Safe Mode and it works just fine. Trying to start in regular mode it starts out just fine, then goes to blinking/flashing, etc.

Any ideas? Sorry I can't give more details, but that is as good a description as I can give!


A:Video isue

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So I've googled this issue as much as i could, most anwsers go you need to reinstall windows and most likely lost all the data on it.
My laptop is medion erazer p6679 on Win 10. I was on a zoom call when it froze and crashed. When turning on it gives me the message shown in the screen and what it the boot menu shows me.
All repair shops are shut near by and I really need it for my uni courses.
Is there anything you guys can suggest(I dont have the original windows 10 and would need to buy new, with the current state of the world might be difficult )

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I extended my warranty but warranty was tagged with another serial no of laptop and my laptop is out of warranty. For more details, I have marked a mail also and locked a case [Personal Information Removed] in customer care. Its a fraud by HP/partners. Please check and suggest on priority.

A:warranty isue



I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).
Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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Cant get internet connectivity. My NIS is working. Have a valid Ip but Wont connect in firefox or IE7. UNLESS i boot in safe mode. Tried wireless, local, and even my BB and all the same. Valid (but different IP) address and no online connectivity.

A:Vista connection isue

Most likely a 3rd party firewall (internet security) issue. If "NIS" is Norton Internet Security I'm guessing that you are right about it working. It's keeping you perfectly safe from the big bad internet.

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Hi, I'm having issues with accessing BIOS as it's asking a BIOS password and I don't remember ever creating one. The message I get after 3 unsuccessful trials is  73058664. I need help resolving this issue. Thanks.  

A:HP Bios Password Isue

When asked for password try 62930260

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I have a pinnacle vidio capture card and the 1394 dosnt work.....where can i find the drivers please.

A:1394 driver isue

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I was trying to forward ports for some programs using a http://portforward.com guide.
Open a web browser like internet explorer or Netscape. Enter the ip address of your router in the address bar of your browser. By default the ip address should be set to to expand...

You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now. By default both the username and password are root. Click the Ok button to log in to your router. Click to expand...

...it says, but doesnt work, I did search a bit with google about it but found nothing certain.
The actuall question is: "How do I find my router's IP adress?[to get the router admin box]"

My router is a Lucent Technologies CELL-21A-BX-AR

A:Solved: Port forwarding isue

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I have installed a wireless card onto my PC, the card sees the network tells me I have connection, but IE does not connect.

I have cleared DNS cache, repaired IP/TCP Winsock. And

IPCONFIG shows that I have no default gateway.

Any ideas?

A:[SOLVED] Suspect DNS Isue with Vista

Your Default Gateway is your Router. Unplug the power plug to the Modem and the Router. Plug the power into just the Modem (unless you have a modem/router combo) When all the lights come up, plug in the power to the Router (unless combo of course) Go to Start/Search and type inetcpl.cpl and press enter/Connections/LAN Settings. Make sure all the boxes are unchecked. Now go to Start/Search and type ncpa.cpl and press enter. Right click the Local Area connection/Properties scroll down to Internet Protocol IPV4 (TCP-IP)/Properties. Make sure Obtain an IP Address and DNS Server Address Automatically are both checked. Now go to Start/Search and type CMD right click the Command Prompt link in the Search Results and choose Run As Administrator. IN the Command Prompt type ipconfig /release and press enter. the IP Address changes to Now type ipconfig /flushdns and press enter. Now type ipconfig /renew. Now type ipconfig /all. You should have a new IP address try it again. If you still cannot connect please include the text output of your ipconfig /all in your next post

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Hello my name is Gringoyle

Let me start from the very begining, I was play Ever Quest 2 when my key board started acting up i found that it was my mouse, when my mouce was in movement the keyboard was inop so if was to use the (W,A,D,S) keys to navigate than use the mouce to move the cursor i would stop movment.

So I decided to test the mouce in safe mode, I and made a big mistake by using msconfig to do so. Well it started an endless loop of chrashing when windows would boot causing the loop to start over. I can however use F8 still which i did to to try and repair my system, it recommended that I use the recovery, that had failed. I than used the F8 last knowen good configuration option to start windows and I am running again, I than when to change the settings in msconfig i had made but i am unable to. When in msconfig under the general tab the "Selective Startup" is selected, under the boot tab the options are normal, safe mode is not selected. However if I select the Normal Startup option under the general tab the safe mode box becomes check under the boot tab and if I uncheck the safe boot box, the Selective Startup option is than selected again under the general tab.

And my dang mouce is still causing the keyboard to be inop when in use.

Thank for any advice you fellas can offer me,

A:Windows 7 safe boot isue

I do not believe this is an infection so I'm moving it to the Windows 7 forumI know little about Windows 7 If you scroll to the bottom of this page you will see how to repair it, I believehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

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Hi Guys,
This is my very first post on Windows Vista Forums and I am eager to get into this thread!

First off....Windows Vista Ultimate.....is the very best you can buy for gaming.
This features the 64bit OS version which can process 14GB of RAM at top speeds you can find in a new OS. I would definitely recommend this OS for gaming and none other.

Now on to the main part of my thread: Compatibility Gaming! This is the most discussed issue for gamers across the US. The problem is how do you get games to work (specifically older games) on Windows Vista Ultimate? Well, there are 3 solutions. 1: You could wait until the company of the game makes a OS patch for the game although that could take a while. 2: You could go into the game files and put the game into compatibility mode for your OS. And 3: You could revert back to an older OS that works for your game. Which one would you choose? I would choose #2.

They are always going to make games work on a newer OS. Lets take the game Lord of The Rings Battle for Middle Earth 1&2. Electronic Arts (EA) has already made a patch for those two that will have 85% more chance of running on Vista! If doesn't work then it's the type of computer hardware you are using. The hardware would 100% guarantee be outdated! In that case just get more recent hardware!? It's not that difficult! With a bit of research, common sense, and problem solving skills you can get gaming compatibility issues out of your hair!

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A:Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Gaming and Compatibility Gaming

Very Smart Post!

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hello people...
im building a gaming PC and it is my first built.
Till now i had been playing on low end laptop(back in times of NFS underground n all) then i got XPS 15 L502x and xbox 360-S but they all have their limitations and the laptops cost a lot and dont withstand the threshold of the games of current time.It all becomes very confined and limited.
So i have decided to go for an ALL GAMING ONLY! PC built, and im going to do it myself (really excited about the complete project)
Now ill be playing games in 3D (ie on a 3D monitor) but im not a very big fan of the 4k or UHD resolutions and will be playing at 1920x1080p but at 120/144 HZ instead of 60hz monitor
so keeping all that in mind and with my research over the internet for couple of months i have decided what im buying and i need you guys to help me out finding any problem with this configuration

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7pV4GX
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7pV4GX/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Corsair Force LS 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MS... Read more

A:first gaming PC built for gaming in 3D at 1080p at 120HZ......

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Hi guys,

This is my first post in this forum since I have not received any help from elswhere.
You guys are my only hope.

Okay, so I recently bought two G1 Gaming GTX970 graphics cards.
The first driver install went bad by windows using its own drivers, so I got the Display Driver Uninstaller from 3dguru, scrubbed the drivers in safe mode. After restart windows still used its own drivers at first but everything worked and I updated with the latest nVidia drivers.

Now to the issue...
After gaming for some time graphically demanding games (AC:Unity, FarCry4) the PC would freeze and I would have a BSOD on my hands. Interestingly enough this has happened with nVidia supported games, but I've managed to play Alien: Isolation for an extended period of time which is AMD supported. Have not had any problems with Borderlands Pre Sequel (nVidia supported) either but it's also not as heavy on the GPU. When the BSOD has happened it has happened approx within an hour of gaming, sometimes within minutes. The BSOD does not happen when I'm watching movies or browsing the net or working on the PC, just when gaming heavy does it occur, I run the system SLI enabled. I'm going to include two crash dumps below.

By the looks of it, it seems to be a driver issue, so what are my options here?
I've reinstalled the drives but still the problem has persisted.
Any help or insight into the BSOD errors I'm getting would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

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A:BSOD with Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX970 in SLI while gaming

I've been having a very similar issue, I've only got the one Gigabyte 970 G1, and I've only really tested 2 games (AC Unity and Civ Beyond Earth) and while playing both after usually a few hours they'll freeze then I'll get a bsod. They're always Bug Check Code: 0x00000124 and all have the Crash Address: ntoskrnl.exe+4ae61c.

I've run windows memory diagnostic with no results, I've reseated my card, performed multiple clean driver installs, checked temperatures with no problems. I can't figure out what's causing it and this is the only similar problem I can find online. I really wish I could help but it seems we're in much the same boat

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My gaming PC has on a number of occasions shut down during gaming (assassin's creed III, batman arkham origins, mass effect 3, emulating ps2 games, etc.) so i decided to monitor it one time with CPUID while running batman arkham origins windowed with high settings.

While playing, my processor temp was usually in the range of 54 Celsius, but got as high as 58 on some occasions, and my vid card was in the range of mid 70s Celsius and got as high as 81 on one occasion. I checked the forums and googled and from what I've read, it seemed like these temps are supposedly in the normal range. But after a few hours in that constant temperature, my PC hung and then I had to shut it down manually. On the other occasions that I was playing other games, it didn't even hang but instead shut down on it's own.

What always happens after this is that when i boot my pc, the monitor says there's no signal and the CPU stops and restarts on it's own (either once or a couple of times). i have to move the cpu to another room which is a bit cooler and have to give it a couple of hours (sometimes half a day) before it boots normally again. There were times I've tried just leaving it in the original room before for a few days but it never boots normally when i do that.

I thought that the problem might be with my GPU but recently, I was browsing with google chrome and when i opened a lot of tabs in succession (about 10), the PC hung again and I had to manually resta... Read more

A:What should i change in my Gaming PC setup (i5, GTX 580)? It shuts down during gaming

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ok, so let me just throw my budget out here, est: $600

I'm not sure, i could be more or less thats just a rough idea.

MY NEED: I want it to be able to play games like HITMAN ABSOLUTION at 50% - 60% atleast. And i want it to be able to play grand theft auto v,

I need help in the costs of the parts im choosing, if it can be better then please suggest parts.

Any way, I need help in every aspect.

I know what RAM is,
Im going for 6 to 8 gb, will ddr3 do the job? how much will it cost?
I believe that a i5 should be okay, a 3.0ghz one?
its around $200 right?
Should i pick another one?
okay so currently I have in my laptop a Nvidia 410m.
Its an integrated card. I obviously want a dedicated one.
Im not sure which to pick, please recommend a card, hopefully from Nvidia.
What does 128bit, 256bit mean in GPUs?
And what memory should the card have? 2gb?

EDIT: i found this card, http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desk.../geforce-gt640
its price is around $150, can i go for this?
at the time of purchase Im thinking about 2 250gb hdds because if i need more I'll simply attach more.
so thats not a problem.
I know s*it about these things. My plan is to tell my desired parts to the guy at the shop, from where im buying and getting it built (i'll just tell which parts I want). Then he'll just choose a good enough mother board for me? is this ok?
Did i miss anything? please help me

A:Building a Gaming Computer Gaming Low budget. Help.

The only thing that's missing is the power supply (the "PSU"), but we should wait until you select a CPU and video card - especially the video card. The PSU is an investment, so we have to make sure it's a good one.



Go for a 2 x 4 GB kit or 2 x 8 GB kit. Your only choice right now is DDR3. The cost can vary from roughly $50 USD give or take $10-$20 to almost $200 USD and more.


Which i5? 2nd Generation, 3rd Generation, or 4th Generation Core i5? The cost should be at around $200 give or take $10 to $20 USD.

Video card:

Try to avoid being loyal to one side or the other (NVIDIA or AMD) because some AMD GPUs are way better, but some NVIDIA GPUs are better.

The 128bit or 256bit is the bandwidth of the memory. The higher the number, the faster the memory can be in some ways.

The amount of memory you'd want is about 2GB, yeah. The more the merrier, but it mostly benefits textures.

You can go for any video card you want, but the GT 640 might not be an appreciable upgrade from the 410m. You'll notice it, but I dunno...


Yeah, this is a little bit of a personal thing because take me for example: I have two 60 GB solid state drives and it's all I need. One is for Windows and programs, and the other is for things like My Documents and even my desktop.

Like the power supply, the hard drive is a bit of an investment, so try to get good ones.


Not really. I would also like to see you build it instead of making someone do it for you.... Read more

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Greetings All,

I posted this over at both the MSI and TomsHardware forums as I think it's a hardware issue but I want to make sure it's not a Windows 7 issue so I'm going to post it here in case anyone has some thoughts or ran into a similar issue in the past.


I've run into an issue on a new build that I can't nail down and need your advice on my next steps so I'll try to give you all the information I have and what I tried. This is a NEW build that was built about 3 weeks ago. Everything ran fine until today when it all went wrong after a game lockup.

Everything worked fine today when I booted up so I decided to play Witcher 3 which I've been playing with no issues (with the exception of a freeze for a second or two in big cities when the CPU hit's 100%) but those are few. Anyway at the main menu screen (not playing yet) today it locked up for the first time. Had to use reset button as CNT-ALT-DLT didn't work and on reboot the problem appeared.

No matter what I do I can't get GTX 960 out of 800X600 resolution safe mode or resolve it's conflict.

Description of how it Boots Events:

1. Starting the PC (powering on) this is what happens between devices.
2. The GPU lights up and monitor is Blue (active)
3. Four seconds later GPU lights OFF, VGA on motherboard turns RED and Monitor goes AMBER (no signal)
4. Six seconds later GPU lights ON, RED VGA light goes OFF and Monitor goes Blue (active)

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A:MSI Z170a Gaming 3 or GTX 960 GAMING 100ME Issue?

7-31-2016 Update

Well no one replied yet to my post but I did some more testing and the result is as follows.

I did some more troubleshooting and cleared the CMOS, swapped monitors, tried another HDMI cable and reinstalled the 960 into the new build for testing but it still did not solve the issue. Still locked at 800X600 with error code 43 (Windows disable the device because of problems) in device manager and I'm concerned about how the card itself boots and lights the RED VGA led on the MSI board. I retested it in that PC that has the 600watt PSU and an Asrock board and while it did work at a higher resolution the card behaves suspiciously during powerup as.

1. Power on All Fans and MSI logo light up.... Monitor is Blue (active)
2. 5 seconds later MSI logo goes off... fans still spinning.....Monitor is Amber (No Signal)
3. 15 seconds later MSI logo comes on......Monitor goes Blue (active)
4. Once Windows loads fans stop spinning. (Normal)

**Note** This is similar to the way it boots in the problem system (no RED led on Asrock board)

So 20 seconds total to initiate a stable signal to me is problematic and this is on the test PC not the one I built BUT I still can't rule out a problem with this MSI motherboard as that RED VGA led still comes on for a few seconds when the GTS 450 is in there (even though it works fine) and I can't find an answer to if that's normal. Sent a "support" request to MSI and their reply was "Try the card in another sy... Read more

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I dont know why. I recently bought a new computer and it has been doing this since i first got it. I dont know why but hopefully you can help me.

My Computer Stats:
-Intel? Core? i7-3770K
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB
-Corsair Vengeance 8GB
-2TB Hard Drive
-Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 80 Plus 1,000 Watts
-Microsoft? Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Edition

Link to My SF tool file should be as a attachment

This the message that Windows gave me to check for solution after i restarted the BSOD

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800BC59028
BCP3: 00000000FE200000
BCP4: 0000000000021136
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:

When the BSOD occurred i copyed the code:
Stop: 0x00000124(0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFFA800DC59028, 0x00000000FE200000, 0x0000000000021136

Hopefully you guys could help me out this is the first time i have dealt with something like this.... Read more

A:BSOD Occurring Randomly while gaming and when i am not gaming???

Hi Welcome to SF

Unfortunately the dumps you uploaded are all 0x124 errors which are hardware related
BSOD Index
My initial thought is as this is new machine i would return it to place of purchase as something is obviously not right, if you wish to look into this then...
Have a read of this thread it will give you some things to try
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
Analysing your dumps (they are all the same) they state an error with level 2 cache on your cpu

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc43138
Section @ fffffa800bc432c0
Offset : 664
Length : 264
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Fatal
Error : DCACHEL2_PREFETCH_ERR (Proc 1 Bank 6)
Status : 0xfe20000000021166
Address : 0x00000000a3edddc0
Misc. : 0x0000003206000086

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc59138
Section @ fffffa800bc592c0
Offset : 664
Length : 264
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Fatal
Error : DCACHEL2_DRD_ERR (Proc 4 Bank 6)
Status : 0xfe20000000021136
Address : 0x000000003d1bddc0
Misc. : 0x0000007007000086

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc22138
Section ... Read more

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Hi all! About 5 months ago I bought all new parts and assembled a PC for gaming / school work. The goal was to buy parts that are instantly available (sold older PC to a friend and I needed a replacement fast) and the price range was about 1000-1200€ (in Finland). I ended up with the following parts:

- Fractal design Define R4 Black Pearl
- Asus DRW-24F1ST/BLK/G/AS 24x DVD+/-RW
- Kingston HyperX Genesis 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
- WD Green 1 TB SATA III 64 MB
- MSI GeForce GTX 760 Gaming OC Edition 2048 MB
- Kingston SSDNow v300 120 GB SSD 2,5"
- Corsair CX600W V2
- Intel Core i5 4690K 3,5 GHz LGA1150
- Asus Z97-K Intel Z97 LGA 1150 ATX
(Decided to save some money and buy heatsink/cpu fan later, since I also needed a new monitor)

- Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I haven't overclocked anything.

All seemed fine until I installed the first games and Bluescreens started coming up.
There are 3 different BSOD Im getting (more detailed info below). Always Machine Check Exeption 0x9C. The thing is BSOD only comes during gaming. First the sound loops and everything freezes followed by BSOD.

Searching for the problem I have:

- Formatted and re-installed everything 3 times
- Monitored temperatures with Bios, Realtemp, Open hardware monitor (60c-80c with heavy gaming)
- Run sfc / scannow, chkdsk, Seatools, Lifeguard Diagnostic, Memtest, Prime95, Heaven Benchmark, dxdiag; no errors in any of them
- Borrowed my old rams and graphics card back and replaced the new ones; sam... Read more

A:BSOD 0x9C during gaming, new gaming PC, nothing helps

hello, Lazzi and welcome to the forums. I'll try to help you, but would you please upload the BSOD Posting Instructions here. I can't download the file you linked to without an account, plus we prefer them here. This will tell you how. Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Also, please open an elevated command prompt ( click start, type cmd in the search box, right click on the cmd entry and select run as administrator) in the black box that opens, copy/paste sfc /scannow. If you decide to type it, notice the space between the sfc and the /. It is a system file checker which will scan your system files and attempt to correct any missing or corrupt files. What we want are the results to say windows found no integrity violations. If it says files were found but could not be repaired, close the box, reboot and run it again, after opening the administrative command prompt. You may have to reboot and run it three times for it to repair all system files. If it can't repair them after 3 reboots, let us know.

And also give as detailed a description as you can about your hardware including the Case, PSU and CPU Cooler, and place them in your system specs. These are the instructions I usually give and maybe it will help you.

Please fill out your System Specs

Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in ev... Read more

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I have been looking for verification that if I buy the Dell 24 Gaming Monitor – S2417DG and attach it to my Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI that I will get full 2560x1440 resolution refresh rate 165 Hz with 1ms response as the Monitor specs are listed.
I can find no information that the HDMI will pass this level of output.
I have talked to Dell tech support and they do say that the HDMI port is connected directly to the  NVIDIA  GeForce GTX 1050T i with 4GB GDDR5 but I also have seen information that HDMI will not support this.
So I am looking for verification on this configuration being compatible/able to output the full capabilities of the video card to the monitor via the on board HDMI output?

A:Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI Specs/Does HDMI out support full bandwidth for G-SYNC Dell Gaming Monitor – S2417DG

First of all, G-Sync as far as I know requires DisplayPort and will not run on HDMI.  Even if it does, I don't think even HDMI 2.0 has enough bandwidth for 1440p @ 165 Hz.  And even if it does though, all of the Dell systems I've seen have only had HDMI 1.4, which is only enough for 1440p @ 60 Hz.  But even if all of that isn't a problem, does the Inspiron 7567 have ONLY a GeForce GPU, or does it have an Intel GPU plus a GeForce GPU?  If it's the latter, G-Sync will definitely not work because in almost all systems that have both GPUs, only the Intel GPU is directly wired to the display outputs.  If your system has ONLY the GeForce GPU, then G-Sync should work in theory, but again you may have the bandwidth problems I mentioned above.

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HI BleepingComputer,
I recently bought a new gaming computer. I am really happy with it, but when I tried to test her out with some new games, my whole computer crashes. The games I tried it with are League of Legends and Counter Strike Global offensive. Here is a speccy for anyone intrested http://speccy.piriform.com/results/qLb4kYSzKDwZyFeBstSWHDf. I hope you guys can help me. Thanks in advance
Edit: I think it has to do with my graphic card; when run speccy while playing csgo it registered 97 degrees. Is there anything I can do?

A:Gaming Computer crashes while gaming

Look at the event viewer to find which part of you PC causes the problem, read this guide http://www.howtogeek.com/school/using-windows-admin-tools-like-a-pro/lesson3/

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First of all i wanna say hello and congratulations for this helpful site.

To the point
My pc specs are:
GPU Twintech 9600GT 512mb
CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300
PSU Silverstone Element 850W
RAM Mushkin 4gb DDR2

So all of these except my graphics card are new.I m having for about 3-4 months now been getting BSODs after a period of time playing games.I ve formated my pc 2 times so i ve realised it is nothing related to software.I asked lots of ppl and technicians and told me that it was my old PSU (420W) So i changed it with the one mentioned.Same happened with the RAM,before buying them(1-2 moths ago) I had changed 2 sets of RAM i had,nothing still.So i really need your help on this coz if u ever had this problem u d knew how it feels to try play a game and suddenly a blue **** pops up disturbs u.
I really think it is the GPU but i gotta know what pros think.

PS:These are some of the bsod i get:

A:BSOD While gaming[moved from gaming]

Hello and welcome to TSF and thanks for the compliment.

I think this is your RAM. I need you to do a test...

Please download http://www.memtest.org// It's saved as an iso so you need to burn it to a cd and boot with it(yes it's legal). Make sure you run it for each stick, as in taking every stick but one then switching. I would recommend running them overnight(each).
You may want to dust your ram carefully!
Make sure you get no finger prints on the RAM as it may damage it.

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So I`m new to the forum and I was hoping my issue can be resolved or at least get some insight on what is causing my PC to crash.
The rig is brand new and I just installed windows and updated everything, so it`s getting really depressing gettting your new PC to crash this much.
During gaming or watching videos or downloading heavy programas (i.e. Games) my computer will just freeze out and I can`t task manager out of it, the only way out is to turn it off my holding the power button. Sometime when watching a video it`ll crash and a sound just loops from the speakers in the screen.
I`ve tried:
/Changing RAM sticks and only using one
/ Re/installing windows and all the drivers
/ WhoCrashed doesn`t give me any crash reports (not even when I had it open and the PC crashed)

Any type of insight would really be apreciated!


A:New Gaming Rig crashes during gaming and videos

Here is a review on Newegg, about your motherboard ?
That may shed some light on your problem you are having.

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So over the past couple of weeks i've been getting alot of BSoD while gaming on my laptop, the most common being failure to reset display drivers.
It seems to be a driver problem but I've tried re-installing them and it hasn't had an effect.
I wasn't sure how to properly do a fresh install so if someone could recommend a way of doing a fresh install.
Also more recently my GPU hasn't been appearing on my device manager randomly, but after a reset it comes back.
I've attached the dump files following the guides, not sure if I have done it properly though.
Help would be appreciated soon as I don't want this ?1000 laptop to die

A:Various BSoD while gaming and some randomly while not gaming.

Yeah, you are having problems with the Nvidia driver.

Your msinfo.32 shows that as disabled though, that could just be at the time the report was created.

Where did you get that driver, it appears to be a beta driver from Nvidia.

Have you tried just using the driver from the manufacturer? They usually modify drivers for their hardware.

I can see it is an older driver but that may be your best option,

MSI Global GT70 0NC 64

How is your laptop cooling? Have you made sure the cooling vents are clean?

All that being said, here is a useful guide for Nvidia drivers,

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

Try cleaning your laptop vents and doing a clean install of the driver from MSI to see if it makes a difference.

If you still want to do a clean install, this tutorial can help with that,

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hello Forum,

I have build a Gaming PC and i was trying to use the MSI Gaming app. It worked but nowadays when i change the mode it gives me an instant BSOD. i have uploaded the BSOD .zip file as instructed.

Thank you for your help,

Kind regards,
Jan L

A:BSOD when starting MSI Gaming App and change to gaming mode or OC mode

I already have runned the memtest. i had 10 passes and 0 errors

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Hi and thxs for entering to this topic. plz help me looking for the best or very good gaming parts for my pc try to make my pc operative for 100% games at max setts.
My pc now is way outdated, i only have $1600.

PC specs now:
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Dual Cpu 1.60ghz perfomance rate at 2.4ghz
Mainbord: Intel D945gcnl
Memory:1016mb (1gb)
Video Card: Intel 82945g (128mb) is almost not having a video card
Hard Drive: 160gb

A:Help me upgrading my not for gaming pc to a gaming pc!

if what you are saying is that you want to upgrade your old machine....i would not attempt to do do that. with $1600 you can build a gaming behemoth that will play anything on max settings. this is about $1100 which leaves you plenty for a 24" monitor and CD/DVD drive if you need them. you could also add a SSD if you want to improve load times as well. The GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD4P also has 2 PCIE slots for a future Crossfire/SLI upgrade. Also, if your not in a huge hurry, you might want to wait until March to see how the GF100's perform.


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hey i was wondering if you could help me with a small problem ive been having. i use a 8600gt on vista ultimate and have been using it for 1 year, but ive experienced a much slower gaming experience on games like cod 5 and gta 4 with vista ultimate and windows aero, yet when i reverted to using xp my problems were solved, but since windows vista basic doesnt use aero, would the gaming experience be any different on vista basic than it is on windows xp? thanks a bunch , raiyan =)

A:Vista gaming vs Xp gaming

Well i read that only the vista can use the all power of the new directx, so it should be better for games, anyway Windows Vista is heavier than the XP, even if you disable the Aero. How many RAM do u have?

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Hello all, I just bought me a new pc ( HP Pavilion dv9925nr Notebook PC) and to go with the new pc, I bought Call of Duty 4. Just trying to play the Single player game resluts in very slow game play and unsmooth playing experience. I am pretty sure that I have updated my drivers which caused the game to become playable with everything off and at a low resolution. I am not sure on what specs I need to include but here is what have.

Model: AMD turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60 2.00 Ghz

Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB

System type: 64-bit Operating System

Nivida Geforce Go 7150M

A:Need help with pc gaming

CoD 4 is going to put a heavy demand on your graphics chip, which wasn't really designed for heavy gaming in the first place. However, since it's such a great game, it would be a shame if you weren't able to enjoy it.

I would get the latest DirectX update: Latest DirectX Update.

After that, right click on the desktop, select NVIDI control panel. Under the Adjust Image Settings with Preview menu, use the slider at the bottom to run your drivers on "performance" instead of "quality", which is their default.

A lot of bad play may also be coming from your sound settings. I'd turn sound details to low and to off wherever given the option.

If it's still not quite there you can further adjust your 3D settings by going back to the nvidia control panel and using the drop down menu under program control to adjust call of duty iw3sp.exe

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How to transform this into a high end gaming pc?

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Q: Gaming

alright I have Chronicles of Riddick and I am trying to install it but it gets like 97% done and then a window pops up saying "Game has crashed. Do you want to create a crash log?" and I dont know what to do... I just need to know what the problem is and what I can do to fix it

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So heres the thing, it has been about 5 years since I last built computer.
I was cruising through google searching for mobo info. and happened upon this nice little site here I read a couple of forums and decided to join. you guys seem so helpful that I thought I would ask reccomendations as to my entire system.

As of right now im planning on spending between $600 and $900 dollars.

I know I want to go with a quad core CPU but as of yet have not decided which model. I would also like an after market CPU cooling fan.

the mobo people keep telling me nforce is the way to go. I would like dual graphic cards, built in sound is fine.

like i said i havent built a rig in about 5 years so i have no idea to whats good or not w/ graphic cards

As for ram and memory im open to suggestions.

this system has to put fallout 3 's spec to shame (hopefully) and stand up to diablo 3 when that comes out 3 years from now or so. so i would like a system thats goin to last. in advance thx for the help.

A:My new gaming PC, help

seems stupid not to ask i had my eye on a nice case. but I am looking for a well vented box so if you have any suggestions as to that lmk.

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Ok, so I have a list, the best of the ones that I know which fit to my liking with the smoothing and skiting, I want it to be smooth as SteelSeries SX cause it was the best, but after 3-4 years of 2 sets they are not making it anymore and what I have has lost the smoothing on some areas which is annoying, the middle areas.

So I am looking for the 1 best one to buy, and it must support Laser mice cause I saw that some aren't or ppl say they doesn't work as good with optical.

SteelSeries SP Gaming MousePad
SteelSeries S&S
Pegasus Rigid Gaming Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 9HD

Mionix Sargas 320 Material: Durable, smooth and flexible microfiber

Mionix Propus 380 Material: PVC-plastic base

Mionix Ensis 320 Material: Aluminium alloy

and is this glidez are better than the SteelSeries ones ?

I am preferring the Mionix Ensis 320 cause its aluminum just like the SteelSeries SX , so it's like even better and cheaper.

The thing is, what is better for Laser Mices ? Cloth - Plastic - aluminum ?

A:The best gaming pad?

Plastics are the best for lasers, I have a g700 also and use a standard anti-static mat from office depot for my mouse, I like the slight pull it take to get the mouse moving. You really have to try them until you like one, everyone likes a different feel.There are even differences into the smooth gliding ones. Mionix Propus 380 looks good to me.

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I am planning on building a decent gaming rig with my tax return next year. My budget is around $1000 but could change (Depends on what the boss [wife] says...lol). I am hoping that all of these parts will work well together. Here it is:

CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 965 BE 3.4Ghz ~ $189.99

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair III Formula ~ $199.99

RAM: G.Skill 4GB DDR3 1600 ~ $95.99

Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 ~ $164.99

PSU: Raidmax Hybrid 2 730W Modular ~ $69.98

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue ~ $69.99

Disk Drive: MSI 24x DVD Burner ~ $34.99

Case: XCLIO Windtunnel ATX Full Tower ~ $89.99

Total Price= $915.91

I am hoping that all of this will be sufficiently powered by the 730W PSU. I am thinking so, but not positive. Will be getting another 5770 after awhile for CrossFireX setup. I am sure that pricing will be very different in the several months between now and tax season, but will just bump some parts to better ones if I can stay in the sam... Read more

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I'm new to posting here, so if this is the wrong section, I do apologise. I am thinking about getting a basic gaming computer for games and demanding tasks such as HD video editing. I am looking into purchasing this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/4170-QUAD-C...NLQC/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1348519729&sr=8-8 Would it be a good choice?

A:New ~£400 gaming PC

That's not very good value for 380, it doesn't even come with Windows. You'll get a much better system if you're willing to build it yourself, what's your budget?

The FX-4170 is not going to be good enough for video editing/encoding, it's not even a real quad core processor. For gaming you should be looking at a 6850/6870 or GTX 650 to play at medium/high settings.

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hi there
my specs are q6600 quad core processer
xfi sound card 7.1
logitech x530 speakers
2x512mb 8600gt graphics cards in sli
4gb of corsair ram
500gb of memory
armour case ,19inch samsung moniter and a 17inch moniter
700w psu my question is do i just install games and play or do i have to download drivers for vista or anything else as most of the games i have are for xp and what is the difference between xp and vista thanks for your help

A:new to gaming please help

When you're in vista the first thing you have to do is install vista drivers, then you can start installing and playing games

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Hi guys, I recently bought a pre-built gaming desktop. I usually get 40-45*C when idle, and around 60-70*C when playing games like Skyrim or Crysis 2. Is it normal?

CPU: AMD FX-4100 Quadcore

Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 Midi Tower black, 1X 120mm fan, Blue LEDs
Motherboard: M5A78L- M LX V2

GPU: Sapphire radeon 6870
RAM: 4GB 1333 Mhz
OS: Windows 7 home premium service pack 1
Power supply: Silver Power SP-SS500 500W

Any idea how I can keep the temperature down?

This is what I got after play Crysis 2 for around 45 minutes:


A:Too hot for gaming?

I wouldn't say those temps are horrible and will kill your system. However, staying cool will usually prolong the life of your parts and prevent all sorts of weird issues.
Take a look here: http://www.techspot.com/community/t...art-I-cleanliness-is-next-to-coolness.180136/
You may find some ways to lower temps. There's also a part 2 of that guide and you can find it in the "guides" section of the forum.
Hope this helps!

Oh and btw are you experience any overheating symptoms? ie. crashes, restarts, bsod's, FPS drop, etc.?

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Ok building a new system for work and gaming I have a spare copy of XP 32-bit home edition and want to know is XP able to use a quad core it will be an amd socket am2 or am2+ thanks

A:XP for gaming?

Yes it will definitely run with a quad core. One thing you can do is download a "meter" (XP widget or sidebar gadget) that monitors each core, and show you what percentage each core is utilizing.

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hey everyone

i have recently bought a new pc and am wandering what os is best for games such as dawn of war 2 and supreme commander...i currently have windows xp home sp2 and pc specs are below:

amd phenom 2 x4 810 (4x2.61 mhz) (type according to aida32:amd athlon 64,1800 mhz)
nvidia geforce 7025/nvidia nforce 630a or geforce 7200 gs
4 gb ddr2 ram (3.5 gb in system info)
C-Media CMI8738/C3DX Audio Device is the sound card according to aida32
500 gb sata hard drive (not sure exactly what it is)

A:best os for gaming


I think you'll find that everyone will have a different opinion on which is best. I built a new PC recently and installed Vista Home Premium x64. My old PC has XP Pro. Seems that both work equally well for gaming to me at least. I have had no OS related problems running games with Visat x64. I would have no reason to downgrade my OS back to XP Pro.


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First off, let me apologize if this has already been brought up and discussed. i was referred to this site by a friend, and i've not done much backhistory in the topics. If this has been discussed, please just post the topic link and i'll continue there. :]

I've been doing some serious thinking about getting a 17" LCD Monitor. However, while at a friends house who owns a 19" LCD, and watching him play Warcraft III, i thought, holy god, this looks awful compared to my CRT. He said it was the lack of a decent graphics card which made it look so un-detailed and choppy. This i can understand is part of the cause, however reading some reviews of modern LCD's, the complaint that worries me the most is the Inability to take advantage of Good Graphics cards. :blackeye:

So i reckon my question is; Do modern Flat Pannels Suck for 3D Gaming compared with modern CRT's?

Any response is welcome.

A:LCD vs CRT's in 3d Gaming

the refresh rates for the lcd are low compared to its counterpart and that show in games and moving frames
A crt monitor is way better when playing fast games like rtwc,mohaa or something like that
but LCDs have their advantage in still motion(f*** grammer) like rpgs(at least like baldur's gate etc..) and strategy or at work with office and 3d max etc..
it also has the advantage of being ~50-70% smaller (or thinner?)
than the crts counterpart
Use a crt monitor if u play a lot of games with a lot of moving frames esp. if u have ti 4600 that u will get 150+ fps
Use an LCD if ur table is small and u play 2d games or if u work on things like 3d max or photoshop and if u have just raided the bank near by

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What components would be used? If you could explain in detail like the mobo, cpu, video cards, etc. This would be all specwise of course.

A:THE best gaming rig?

Just go to Cyberpower.com

Everything there is a gamer rig. You can add the components you want and talk to tech support via live chat. This is where I got my rig. Works great and I love it.

Phenom X4 9850
650 watt PSU
8 Gig RAM
MSI SLI mobo
Bunch of case fans.
Vista 64

I plugged it in and pushed all my games to max everything.

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My question is 2 fold...

First, a neighbor friend of mine needs to upgrade his 4 or 5 yr old Dell PC, he does a lot of photo & video editing as well as music editing , we got to talking and I told him we might be able to help each other.

What do you think that I could sell the following components to him for? I am not looking to dupe him but I also don't want to end up losing money myself.

Ultra Aluminus Case with 2 120mm fans and 1 80mm fan
Thermaltake ToughPower 600w PSU
EVGA 680i SLI motherboard
Intel CPU E7200 w/ Artic Pro 7 Cooler
4GB OCZ SLI 1066mhz (PC-8500) RAM
ECS 8800 GT 512MB w/Accelero S1+S2 passive HS
640GB HDD 7200.10 16mb cache
USB 5 into 1 card reader/floppy combo

In other words, I would be giving him my rig, sans the EVGA GTX260 Video Card. How much would you guy pay for it?

Now onto more pressing matters. If I do sell him my rig, I would be looking for:

CPU Cooler
5 into 1 reader or better

I already got the case & PSU, also, I will be using a 150GB Velociraptor + a Samsung 750GB for storage.

Last board I bought was the EVGA 680i and since then, I have not read or look to the new ones. I have heard that there are some boards capable of DDR2 & DDR3 ram? I honestly don't want TOP of the LINE, a couple of notches down would be just fine.
I also don't want to over spend, I would gladly use the money from the sale of my other rig to purchase the components I will be missing for this one.

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A:My new Gaming Rig...

Hello AstaLaVista,

You need to consider a few things in determining the sale price of your used computer -Hardware, software, age of components, price paid, person buying the computer - are they a gamer or casual user. A gamer may understand why you bought a $500 video card and be willing to negotiate, a casual user may not.

I've always found it difficult selling used systems because the price is usually almost always less than half of what I paid. And with computer prices constantly falling the question has to be asked - can I get a new comparable computer for the asking price of your used one? Take these into consideration and you should be able figure out a fair price. A little bit of homework goes a long way - even in selling.

As to building a new system, I would first come up with a budget on how much I'm willing to spend on a new rig. Then I would do some on-line price comparisons on the items I wish to get, put the rig together on paper, and go from there.

I'm not sure about a DDR2/3 combo MB?s but I'd choose on or the other. There are plenty of good DDR2 MB's around and prices are cheap...but the boards are getting old. Since you say you want your new system to last 2-3 years I?d seriously consider a DDR3 setup, especially when you consider that prices on DDR3 has dropped a lot.

Just my two cents.

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Hi All

I'm new here and would appreciate your replies to this post.
I have recently purchased a newly built pc from a friend for 2K but I'm a complete noob when it comes to hardware. Can anyone tell me if the below spec is any good and more to the point will I be able to play high end PC games without my machine blowing up?
I have run hardware scanners aswell as noted the hardware from a spec sheet provided to me. I was also told this machine was built with crossfire to make gaming much faster, will it have more affect on playing games?
Thanks in Advance from a computer Noob!

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Gigabyte X58a UD7 motherboard
Corsair HX1000w PSU
Intel Core i7 950 3.07GHz
12GB DDR3 RAM (G.skill Ripjaw 1600MHz)
1TB hard drives (x2) Raid 0
ATI HD5870 Video card (x2 Crossfire)
DL Optical Drive x2
Noctua NH-D14 HSF
CoolerMaster Cosmos S

A:New PC for gaming?

That's a very good system indeed. And a good deal.

Your PC will easily handle all games at maximum settings without breaking a sweat!

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Not sure if this goes in the XP section of the gaming one, anyway i just bought pro evolution 2008, when i go to install it it says that " The operating system is not adequate for running pro evolution 2008". Can anyone help me with this please.

Im using windows XP 64.
my spec easily meets the game.

A:XP- Gaming

Hell Raiser said:

Im using windows XP 64.
my spec easily meets the game.Click to expand...

I am not too sure if this is the case, but it could be a possibility that the 64-bit is the issue here.
Have you tried running the game in a machine that runs a win XP 32-bit ??


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hey can anyone please tell me that , can I play games like crysis 3, battlefield 4 and thief with graphic card geforce 940m with 720p and 1080p resolutions . Is HP pavilion ab 030tx a good notebook for gaming.

A:Gaming req.

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Okay, this is the second time with a different game this is happening, at very specific points in the game, My Laptop's screen blacks out and goes off, the computer stays on with lights and stuff but the screen just stays off like when you put off a pc but the fans keep running, I then have to forcefully power my pc off to put off the entire system.

I don't think this has anything to do with my Laptop's temperature as I've just had the vents and heat sinks ventilated recently, also cause the laptop goes off at just one scene in a particular mission in both games, Assassins Creed and Far Cry 3.

I don't think its my PC's specs either cause I went through the requirements of these games before getting them. Please help me, I've not been able to go past the stages in the game where my PC goes off.

My Laptop's specs:

HP Envy M6-1105DX : AMD A10-4600M 2.3GHz, 6GB RAM, Windows 8, 64-bit.

A:PC Going Off While Gaming

We'll see what we can do.

Update the games to the latest patches, if they are not already in that state.

Then please see this thread, run the tool and post (in this thread) the results it gives, regardless of whether or not you've even had a bsod ever:

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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