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American Conquest propbelem

Q: American Conquest propbelem

The games in stalled correctly just when i launch it I can here it but my moniter shuts off. whats the deal I have a good video card just i have windows xp and well thats about the sum of it
plz help

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Preferred Solution: American Conquest propbelem

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so, first off, i recently purchased american conquest and was eager to play it, but i was halted with a directdraw error that said it failed to initialize. my system met all requirements, with an ATI RADEON 9600 video card and the latest directx (and hardware accelerator enabled), but i still failed to lainch the game. i would love any help or support there is to offer.

thank you
 

A:American Conquest directdraw error

Hello expired and welcome to TSG!

Have you tried reinstalling DirectX?
 

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Hi everyone.

I hope someone can help me.

I have, after many years, got my hands on a copy of Conquest of the Longbow, which is an old dos game by Sierra.

The problem is that when I reach a certain place in the game, it kicks me out and gives me the error "out of handles!"

If anyone can tell me how to fix this I will be incredibly grateful.

By the way I'm running Windows XP Pro.

Regards,
Kenneth
 

A:Conquest of the Longbow

Are you running it in compatability mode? If not, try it...right-click the exe file, hit properties, comppatability tab, select the mode you want, and hit OK.
 

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Whilst I don't require help for this game, I thought I would let anyone that has the game or is getting it and has Vista of course that if you have errors on install all the way through it, don't panic, you must for this game go to My Computer, right click the drive the disk is in, then click open and browse to the Autorun icon, then right click it, and choose run as administrator, this is the only way this game installs at least for me.

I have seen alot of threads around the net about this and you must do it the way I have said above, doing it the usual way takes, well, if you left it for a couple of months, I'd bet that when you returned it would still be trying to install.

I wasted an hour and a half and each time the error appeared, usually error reading and then a map ie Isengard, it asked me if I wanted to retry, I clicked retry and the install continued, but the errors kept coming for every map, in the end the install seemed to get stuck and just sat there.

But I thought that if anyone has the game and is stuck then please do the above, worked a treat, still took about 20 minutes to install but all was well and no errors.

Hope this may help others with install problems

Jeykll and Hyde

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Conquest: Frontier Wars is an old Sci-Fi RTS that was released in 2001 by Ubi Soft. They have long since dropped support for the game so there are some issues running it on Vista.

I recently reinstalled the game on my Windows Vista installation to find that there was no sound in the game. I was able to trace this down to the fact that Windows Vista does not, by default, have the required audio codec (Intel Indeo Audio) available to it.

So I searched around for the codec, only to find that the only version that worked was included in the ACE Mega CodecS Pack (version 6.03). You can download the ACE Mega CodecS Pack from this link:

Free-Codecs.com :: Download ACE Mega CodecS Pack 6.03 - Professional Edition : This is the lastest and greatest release of famous ACE Mega CoDecS Pack

It's all fine and dandy to install the entire codec pack, unless you're like me and don't want all that EXTRA junk floating around inside your PC. I was able to install the Indeo Audio codec by itself using the Advanced/Custom install option. I deselected all the codecs except for the Indeo Audio codec (It's located under "Filters") and installed that way.

A:Conquest: Frontier Wars

I just wanted to thank you. This really helped me.

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Hi, I recently bought the game lord of the rings: conquest. I just finished installing it and when i open it, all i get is a black screen, and i can hear the sound. I dont know what the problem is, because as far as i know i have a fairly decent pc, and i dont see how this game can require a better spec, as i have seen the graphics of this game on youtube and it doesnt look better than the other games i have been able to play.

I am running a dell inspiron 1501 with 2GB ram.
Amd X2 Dual core processor 1.60GH
32 bit windows vista.
ATI radeon Xpress series graphics card.
I dont know if i have pixel shader or not, but i tried this pixel shader software which suposidly makes the game think you have pixel shader but removes the shades, i found it here : http://www.3dfxzone.it/dir/tools/3d_analyze/index.php

Any ideas on how to get the video effects without buying a new graphics card? but if everyone is 100% sure i cannot do it without a new card, could you give me some recommendations on what graphics card i should buy to upgrade my dell inspiron laptop.
Thanks.
 

A:Lord of the rings : Conquest problem.

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I cannot host a game if I am behind my router.

I have no firewall up.

I read on Sierra's website that the game does not work with NAT, but they were working on a solution.

Anyone know of a solution that allows you to host a game while using a router?
 

A:Problem with Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest

Quite easy. Google "port forwarding". You can forward a bunch of ports to a specific machine. U need to know your game's port range.
 

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I have recently bought Empire Earth Gold, That includes both Empire Earth and the expansion: Art Of Conquest. When I run empire earth it works great, including sound. When I run Aoc it says "Aoc can not load without a sound card and a driver. no sound card detected". I reinstalled my sound card drivers but it doesnt help! is there anything I can do??

My sound card is: aureal 8830, and I'm running on Windows XP.
 

A:Empire Earth: Art Of Conquest Won't work!

anybody?!?
 

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Need detailed information on how to set this up thru my router. I am not sure that this will help. According to the faq on the sierra website, this game does not support NAT.

I am running winXP. I have disabled the windows firewall.

I have a DLink DI-524 router.

I believe that I have set up port forwarding for my private ip for tcp ports 33335-33336 and udp port 33334. I have also set up the firewall to leave those same ports open.

However, I am not 100 percent sure I have done this correctly.
 

A:Having problems hosting games on EE:Age of Conquest

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i just got this game and every time i try to play it i have really bad lag on single player.
the video for the movies before each level have no lag with video, but the sound starts to stutter and then gets stuck after the first 10 seconds of playing. and as soon as the game starts it lags so bad that i can't play it.

i have more then the needed system requirements, i tried setting the graphics to minimum but it STILL lags. i have the latest patch installed, and i can't find any solutions by searching on google.
 

A:Solved: lord of the rings conquest lag

try update the video driver
 

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Hello all, i know this is an old game but im having a bit of a problem installing it on my laptop. I can install it no problem on my home PC, When i put the disc in my laptop, nothing happens. I have tried to run it directly from My Computer but still nothing. All that comes up is a lineage logo!! Please help...........
 

A:Lineage Dark Conquest problems with install....

You will most likely need to check if your cd/dvd drive has an issue. Check it on Device Manager, and see if theres an error.
 

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Hi everyone. Whenever I try to play Empire Earth: Art of Conquest, I get an error message saying that the wrong CD is inserted. How do I fix this?
 

A:Empire Earth Art of Conquest Wrong CD Inserted Error

I have noticed that if I put the CD in my other drive, it works fine. Why would it not be working in my DVD ROM drive?
 

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Hi,

Got the Amer. Greetings gift attachment. Windows XP is running very slowly. I've done several different scans, which usually indicate a trojan. But it's a different trojan each time, so obviously bad stuff is being reloaded every time I log on.

Thanks in advance!

Here's the hijack log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:12:42 AM, on 3/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\WENGINE\wmonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
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My Wife is a 'die hard' American Idol fan - she will not miss a single show. When she is unable to watch one, she records it on the DVR and watches it the next evening. However...... she didn't set the DVR correctly this past Sunday ( !/22/12 ) and recorded the football game instead - now that made her 'double po'd' - LOL!!!!

So I've been trying to find a way to get a copy of that single episode. I started searching with the Idol site, then anything else I could think of, but to no avail. I just need to find a legal download, or purchase a DVD of that episode. Any ideas?

Thanks, Keith

A:American Idol

Here ya go. They don't sell episodes. I found this through Blinkx so I knew it would be OK. Remember Google is your friend.

http://www.vureel.com/video/36534/American-Idol-S11E03

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Hey All,

I seen on Dateline or some other program like that. They were talking about this game called "American Soldier". They said i could be down-loaded for free. Does anybody know where (link) to get this game. I searched "Google' and other search engins...can't find it. Free Trail versions......but how about the whole game ??
 

A:American Soldier,Anybody Know Where....

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Just making sure -
If I buy a boxed Pentium 4 3.06Ghz from America, it will work over here (Ireland/England) won't it? The voltages aren't different or anything?
Thanks!
 

A:American Pentium 4s?

to the best of my knowledge the voltages are the same. I've never seen or heard of "standard" computer parts varying for a diffrent country. The only thing I can think of that would be different would be the power supply.
 

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Hi
I have just purchased an american board an abit av-20 once I changed the frequency of the front bus it lit up and all is fine.
The question being is the jumper system that prevents accidental bios flashing a gaurd against bios hacking. as this has happened to me twice in the past two months.
I bought the board from the local store so when they hack this bios I can just walk in and get a replacement. but to tell the truth it would be great if it did not happen but the walk to the local store is great exercise.
the hacked boards were an asus a7v8x-x and a gigagyte ga-7 dxr+
would the abit be efficient in this department or would that be beyond its capabilities.
any advice would be appreciated
 

A:An american board

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Hi there,

I live in the UK, and I'm currently on holiday in the US. Everything is so much much cheaper over here, so I wanted to buy some stuff.

I have seen a good deal on a wireless keyboard and mouse. Will this work on my computer at home?
I realise some of the keys will be different, as American keyboards have a different lay-out..... but will it actually work with my UK PC?
Also will PC games and software I buy over here work on my UK PC?
What about USB memory sticks and such?

thanks.
 

A:American Keyboard in the UK

Yes, Yes, Yes and Yes.

Inqui
 

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When I start my computer up. I see the following message:

ASUS SABERTOOTH 277 ACPI BIO Revision 1504
CPU: Intel (R) Core(TM) 17-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz
USB Device total: 0 Drive, 1 keyboard, 1 mouse, Hubs
Detected ATA/ATAPI Devices...
SATA Port: Optiarc DVD RW AD-7200S
Port 6: ST3500630AS
S.M.A.R.T Status Bad, Backup or Replace
Press F1 to Run Setup

What does this mean?
 

A:American Megatrends

This means that the hard drive is about to fail. S.M.A.R.T is a utility that monitors the health of the hard drive and reports any potential problems, like an early warning system. When it says "S.M.A.R.T Status Bad" This is not a good thing. Does it give you an option to bypass and get to Windows? If so backup your important data.
 

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im 2 sad


i have a problem with my pc its a windows xp .. its a toshiba and when i run it its shows bios screen .. its seems to me that the problem from the time .. so i faxed it by entering the right time ..then i press f10 and yes .. then its shows again two options run windows by safe mode or normaly .. either ways is reboot when i choose one .. then another problem came up ..

American Megatrends

its says like this

press f2 to run setup
press f12 for bss popup
the mch is operating with ddr2-533/cl4 in single channel mode
initializing usb controllers .. done .
1024mb

auto-detecting pri master .. ide hard disk
auto-detecting 3rd master ..aiapi CDROM
pri master:TOSHIBA MK1646GSX LB113M
ULTRA DMA Mode-5 , S.M.A.R.T. Capable and Status OK
3RD Master: PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K17A 3.52
Ultra Dma Mode-2
Auto-detecting Usb Mass Storage Devies ..
00 Usb mass storahe devices found and configuerd .

CMOS DatelTime Not Set

press F2 to run SETUP
press F1 to load default values and continue
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can anyone help?

any clue any thing .. gust Help

Soul :$

 

A:American Megatrends .. Help ..)=

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So I have been having this problem after a long period of not playing on my computer. What should I do?
 

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The cd is in great condiction so should I cleen my laptop disk place and then if that, how?
 

A:Distored i'm an american cd

Mmm - could do with a bit more explanation here. Do you mean the sound is "distorted" and not "distored" (no such word)?
if you meant to type "distorted", try cleaning the CD with purpose-made CD cleaner.
You can also buy a special CD that will clean the CD drive. Most good audio centres or computer stores will have them.
They have little bristles attached to them which are designed to clean dirt from the laser lens, but don't get carried away - only use it a couple of times a year as over-use can do more harm than good.

If other CDs play okay and only that one is distorted, then despite what you say it must be a bad CD.
 

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I am just trying windows 10 out. I am present in Windows Live Mail 12 (which I'd had that before) and I notice the dates are shown as american - i.e 10/4/2015 - I want it to be shown as Australian 4/10/2015

Can anyone help please?

A:American date

Try going to the Control Panel then Clock Language and Region. There you will find an option to change date formats.

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Don't know if I am in the right spot but as the price of 7 is so expensive out here someone suggested that the US prices are at least half what we have to pay so does anyone know of some US outlets where I can get copies cheaper.

I have Googled to find some and gone down the OEM track only to be lost in interminable legal paper trails and am still not sure of what I can legally do with an OEM.

For those who are wondering I tidy up machines usually cleaning out the dust, replacing the thermal paste, replacing hard drives, CPU's, and RAM for friends and putting on 7 as the best alternative to what they have got. But as I see it an OEM cannot be used for that purpose.

Is it possible for me to buy the machine from them do it up and then resell it to them for just the cost of the parts??

A:Buying American

cant you install 7 for them ,then have them purchase a license from microsoft direct to activate it. i believe you get 30 days to activate a 7 install .
Activate Windows 7 by Phone

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Hello, I wish to download something but I've been told I need an US ip.
I've tried hidemyass and other things but nothing has worked.
I'm not very good with computers, so I need a simple and guaranteed method that will work.
Also if its free that would be great.
Thank you.
 

A:Using an american site in the uk

Howdy and welcome. We do not assist with bypassing those kinds of restriction, so I am going to close this thread out.

thanks,

v
 

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My computer will not get past this screen. I have done numorus setups, F1 to resume,but nothing happens. Can you help?
 

A:American Megatrends

Your computer seems to be failing at the POST (Power On Self Test). Your motherboard may be defective. I have requested this to go to the Hardware forum for more assistance.
 

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i have an american megatrends windows xp
running AMD Athlon something
I was wondering how i caould do a sytem recovery without a cd?
It starts and after a few second it would shut off i get some serror messages ill post them up in a little bit

A:American Megatrends

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Originally Posted by monkey09


i have an american megatrends windows xp
running AMD Athlon something
I was wondering how i caould do a sytem recovery without a cd?
It starts and after a few second it would shut off i get some serror messages ill post them up in a little bit




what do you mean american megatrends xp?

thanks
Wolf~

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I have a Gateway system running XP Pro SP3. I received an email purportedly from americangreetings.com. It said to open the attachment to see the greeting card. The attachment was a zip file name e-card.zip. I looked inside the zip file and stupidly managed to accidentally run the exe (named e-card.exe) which it contained.

I immediately started getting a bunch of error messages. I don't recall them precisely, it happened to fast. There were a number of "cancel, retry, continue messages" all of which I canceled. There also messages saying something about "no disk" or "no drive". Then I noticed that the "Norton Internet Security" icon had vanished from the tray. I tried to restart the computer at this point but it was taking forever so I eventually turned off the power. When I turned it back on it rebooted and everything seemed fine except that Norton had not started. I tried to start it manually and it wouldn't start.

I used the Norton removal tool, then downloaded and installed the latest version of "Norton Internet Security". It now starts at boot and everything seems fine, but I suspect that I'm still infected. Something certainly happened that shouldn't have and I don't want to just proceed as if everthing is okay. I'm posting a copy of my hijack this log. I also have a Mcafee Root Detective report which I can post if you think it would be useful. Thank you for your help.
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A:American Greetings virus?

Norton has detected and claims to have resolved the [email protected] virus. It's described here: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-022520-1425-99&tabid=2

It describes more or less exactly what I've seen. That page lists a bunch of files which get deposited in various shared directories. I found those files in those directories on my machine, when I right click on one it vanishes, presumably it's deleted by Norton.

So it appears that things are under control, but I'm still concerned there may be other things that haven't been resolved.
 

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Hi,

I would like to use my American Playstation 2 in England. I have been told I need a stepdown converter to convert the 220 or 240V in Europe to the 110V the American appliance needs.
But I do not know how many Watts the American appliance uses. There are converters that will work with appliances from 45W to like 1,000W. Any idea which one I would need?

I read somewhere online that I might need to get something up to 5 times more powerful than I need because some things (like TVs) have a surge of power when they are switched on. Does this apply to a Playstation too?

Apart from the stepdown converter, would I need anything else? Please email me at [email protected] with your replies.

thank you for your help.

Kind regards,

Ash
 

A:American PS2 power output

hehe. thats a new one . id have no idea. i just thought id comment on the america to england thing
 

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Is want to buy a msi gt780dx laptop from America and Iive in Australia. I assume the cord will come with a plug for American sockets but I am wanting one for Australian sockets. Where do you buy these. The adaptor it comes with I think is ok.
Here is the laptop I'm wanting to buy: http://www.btotech.com/_e/17_Custom_Laptops/product/gt780dx-406us/MSI_GT780DX_406US_Notebook_New.htm

Really could do with some help. I have tryed contacting the company selling it but so far no good.

James
 

A:American laptop in australia

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I recently bought a mac version of Alice and all seemed to be going well when I installed the game and the patch, but when I tried to load it I got an error message saying, "Alice Cannot Continue - Couldn't load default.cfg". I have all the system requirements and I've downloaded everything I need, so I'm not sure what else I can do. I'm kinda desperate to play this game soon because I've been looking everywhere for one, and when it finally comes in it doesn't work. I would like to play it before the sequel comes out next year too.
Please and Thank you!
 

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On start up my pc gets stuck on American Megatrends screen. It has been doing this for a while and to tackle it I would press f1 then f8 and then press enter on the first harddrive that appears. Now however my keyboard and mouse won't connect. Help would be much appreciated. If any other information is required I will try and help. Thanks.
 

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I know someone traveling to the U.K. to study for 2 years. He wants to bring his computer from the states. What issues need to be addressed to insure his machine will work in the U.K.? Specifically, what different power sources need to be overcome (240volts and 50 cycles), etc. to insure the safe operation of an American computer and video monitor?

George
 

A:Using American Computer in Britain

Try this site: http://www.papyrus.co.il/FAQ/travel_tips.htm

It has a lot of information about power adapters etc. An electrical store or PC store should be able to sell you the adapter(s) you require.

HTH

Gram
 

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I run Windows XP with an Intel Pentium processor. I had to do low-memory install because typical gave me a high-res error message during installation. When I play Alice, I have only a Will [blue] bar that is in the center of my screen along with my chosen weapon. I have no Sanity [red] bar at all. Is there a way to get the red bar and move the other stuff? There are no options in any game settings I can configure.
 

A:American McGee's Alice

Every time I get an itch and decide to re-play Alice (what a great game), I need to run it in Win98 compatibility mode( Right click the icon > Properties > Compatibility). Have you tried that yet?
 

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Suddenly today my computer is stuck on American Megatrends start page. it says CMOS Settings Wrong. No keys seem to work
 

A:Computer stuck on American Megatrends pg

hiya,on startup tap Del or F1 to enter bios(could be a different key for your pc,check your manual)once in find the line "load defaults" save and exit,the cmos battery may want replacing also.
 

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Hi Guys & Gals,

This is really bugging me, i'm in the UK and my keyboard has decided to start pretending that its an American keyboard. i.e. When i try to type @ i get " and vice versa.

Any ideas how to change it back?
 

A:American English keyboard instead of International

Control Panel, Regional & Language Options, Languages, Details, and see if it is on the right keyboard setting.
 

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American Flag Screen Saver from MS

Sorry if a repost,

Friend informed me.........
It's from Microsoft.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...bf-3dee-4a28-ade1-419f09e2c394&displaylang=en
 

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Hello, I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8 and ever since then I get a screen at reboot or start up that's a American Megatrends screen and its saying my HDD is bad and I need to backup and replace. I go into my HDD C: and do a "Check drive for for system errors" and it say its fine. Now, let me start from the beginning.....

When I first upgraded it installed fine ect and after the install of updates it rebooted and this is when i get the first glims of the American Megatrends screen. My PC was running so slow and freezing ect and finally I got the blue screen and that's all it would do every time I tried to restart it and I didn't get a chance to backup anything what so ever. I called MS and they wanted me to DL the copy again onto the PC I was using and burn the ISO image to a DVD and boot from it. I did what they said but here is the kicker...

The PC I was on was a 64-bit PC and I thought the other PC was a 32-bit and with the new Windows 8 it auto decides for you . so what i did was downloaded the copy for the 64-bit on that PC (Just for kicks) and I had a desktop PC at the house as well and I know its a 32-bit so I DL a copy using that machine for the copy I was going to use to re install or try to fix the PC with. Long story short..

It allowed me to boot from DVD and I re installed the Win8 32-bit copy and it installed but I still get the American Megatrends screen saying I got a bad HD hit F1 to go on.

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A:Win8 Upgrade now American M screen & bad HDD

Welcome to EightForums.
Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.

Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

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Need to know will the HP 110-220z American Megatrends BIOS support booting from an Ubuntu Live DVD ISO  on a usb thumb drive with a boot sector I need to fix a Ubuntu 16.04 load sectors corruption problem.  the cd/dvd drive has diedbeen through all the disable security and finally got the USB thumb drive listed in the memory list.  The version of the BIOS is 2.15.126 I have not been able to find any specs on what it can and cannot do. Now I have lost Ubuntu Grub loader and the machine starts loading win7 each time. It has not been used for over 2 years and Microsoft will demand two days of updates be loaded before I can access any drive from it. I need the live CD Ubuntu to load from the thumb drive so I can fix grub and use utilities to fix the inability to read certian sectors. [Have run HP diagnostics on the Hard disk, no problems found.]

A:Need to know will the HP 110-220z American Megatrends BIOS s...

The support page for that model indicates it came with Windows 8.1, which means it should also have UEFI BIOS.  Depending on the way the Ubuntu Live was added to the flash drive, it might not be done correctly.  See this page on Ubuntu and UEFI BIOS.  BTW: it needs to be a 64bit installhttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI

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Ok, so before you reply, please make note that I didn't build this pc myself, it was custom built in a company by order. I don't know a thing about inside of computer. Of course, I know the main parts, but repairing or tinkering, nooo.

Pc specs:
Intel i5-2400 3.1 Ghz Quad Core
8 GB of RAM
Nvidia GeForce 550ti Graphics Card.

The thing is, in my opinion, this pc is properly cooled and built, because I've been having it for almost a year and I've never had this problem before.

So okay, I got back home and turned on my pc. And I noticed a problem. My video was slow. Videos on youtube were slow and choppy, I tried like moving windows and their movement was slow. At first I thought its a video card or monitor problem and I tried rebooting my pc. When I pressed restart, before booting windows, the computer shows the window:
American Megatrends

(Computer info)

CPU over temperature error!
Press F1 to continue setup.
Is it really overheated? Because I've never had this problem before, I didn't had it the other day I was using it and I'm using it a lot. What to do? I really can't just open up the case and see the problem, I'm not that experienced.
 

A:American Megatrends - CPU Over Temperature ERROR

Why can't it be overheating? Things do break, or come loose, and they can get dirty too.

Download HW Monitor and see what the CPU/Core temps are, for that matter check all the temps. Best would be to post a screen shot of HW Monitor.

HW Monitor: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html

If the computer is truly overheating then it will need to be opened up to see why.
 

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I don't know why but yesterday, after restarting my computer it beeped once then went to the AMI screen. Plus my computer has become very slow it might have something to do with it. I am asked to press f1 or f2 and if I press f1 I go to this configuration screen and I don't know what to do. But I do see that the word BIOS is written everywhere on the screen. It dose that every time I turn it on. I haven't had any big problems except my computer is running kinda slow. How do I get rid of the message?
 

A:American Megatrends Message at Startup

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Hi, I have found a monitor I would like for my PC, but I would have to get it delivered from America. My question is, would I have any problems plugging it into a UK socket, using a UK power lead?

The monitor is a HP 2710m
 

A:American monitor and UK power sockets

Probably, but not certainly, it will work.

Some monitors use power supplies that tolerate any voltage and frequency, others don't. Last June I was in Singapore at a trade show (coming from the US) and when we set up our booth, we were able to plug our monitors into the Singapore power grid with only a plug converter. However, one of the guys insisted that "all modern power supplies tolerate all voltages" and promptly blew the power supply on a router and the supply on a webcam by just plugging them in.

The documentation on the monitor will tell you (someplace) whether or not you can do that. Study it carefully.
 

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Hi Experts,

Thanks to all for your advice. I have a computer that I truly enjoy!

I want to see if I can make one more tweak!! I searched all the forums and there was not an answer.
I have a Gateway 4620D desktop. Is there any way I can bypass the American Megatrends F1 boot screen on start up? I get the Gateway welcome screen, then the Amer Meg screen comes up and I have to press F1 to boot to XP. Can I bypass it?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2015 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4550, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 381543 MB, Free - 286877 MB;
Motherboard: ECS, Q35T-GB(vPro)
Antivirus: Avira Desktop, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

This is what it says on the American Megatrends screen,
American Megatrends,Inc.

AMIBIOS(C)2007 American Megatrends, Inc.
Q35T-GB V2.2 11\02\2007
EM64T CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 DuoCPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz

Press F2 to run Setup (F2 on remote keyboard)
Press F10 for BBS POPUP (F10 on remote keyboard)
Press F12 if you want to boot from the Network.
The MCH is operating with DDR2 800/CL6/Tras18/Trp6/Trcd6
Dual Channel Mode
Press F1 to continue boot

Any help??
 

A:American Megatrends Start up screen

You were receiving help in your other thread so there was no need to start a new one. You should reply there:

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1043997-press-f1-continue-boot.html

Closing duplicate.
 

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Siemens/Fujitsu PC with Win xp SP3

The American Megatrends screen has recently appeared at boot up but boots past so quickly I cannot get to read it. I think I glimpsed something like "BIOS not configured properly" at bottom of screen but am not really sure. How do I pause the boot in order to read the AMI screen? Pause/break button does not do it.

Any help appreciated
 

A:Solved: American Megatrends screen

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Hello, experts!
For the past few weeks, I've been seeing the AMI screen everytime I turn on my computer. It wasn't like that before, so I have no clue why it's showing up now. I pressed f1 and f2 numerous times and went through every session, still I cannot find the problem of why it keeps appearing during startup.

Since I just received a new computer this April, I'm not very familiar with the new AMI then I was with Windows XP. Instead, I used screen-shot to show my AMI screen. I hope this will help!


 

A:[Startup] American Megatrends Screen

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I have recently brought back, from the US, a Toshiba Laptop with Windows XP loaded. I cannot find a backslash on the keyboard even though I seem to have changed the keyboard to UK. When I press the backslash key I get #.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks

Richard Parker
 

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