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Q: Metal Gear Solid

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes comes out in Spring 2014 for, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. With the announcement of the Deja Vu exclusive content for the Playstation systems. It left Xbox fans wondering whether or not there would be anything for them. Last night at the Xbox One event, it was announced that there would be exclusive content for Xbox One.

They do not detail what it would be but I can tell you this; it will not be the Deja Vu mission as that is exclusive to fans that have been around for the past 15 years since Metal Gear Solid for Playstation 1.

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Preferred Solution: Metal Gear Solid

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hi people
i have recently bought metal gear solid the first one
i downloaded the no cd patch
and every time i go to new game i mean i didnt get a chance to play so wen i go there and select any difficulty it says please insert disc one please help people

A:metal gear solid

It wants you to insert the retail cd/dvd so it can play, do so and your problems will go away.

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hey people. just downloaded the original Metal Gear Solid PC game, very excited except that everytime I try to start it, a black box appears....then vista says "game failed during previous initialization, game starting software rendering mode..). Immediately after I press "OK", the black box enlarges but then disappears.

I have tried using windows compatibility with every version of winodws listed. I've tried using 256 colors, different resolutions, etc..

If anyone can help...please

thanks

A:getting METAL GEAR SOLID 1 to work???

I have the same problem and I direly want to play this game.

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Hi, I've been having HUGE problems with metal gear solid for the P.C. Firstly whenever I get killed the damm thing terminates and gos back to windows, no error messages, nothing. Also when I get up to the nuclear building on the second basement level (the bit where you shoot missles at the electric panel) I shoot a missle and try and put first person view on the missle and the game goes back to windows. I have a p2 233 mhz 32 megs of ram.
 

A:Metal gear solid BIG PROBLEMS!

Well your machine is right on the minumum's for the game so I would suspect a memory issue. Make sure you close down everything running in the background before playing. Scan and defrag hard drive. Probably turn off some of the options to see if it helps the problem. Worse comes to worse it is a D3D game, update your directx. Make sure sound is set to low or most compatible.
 

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Picked this game up for $15 and installed it ok. After the opening sequence has completed, a loading screen appears instructing you to 'Press the start button'. Sure enough when you hit 'Return' you go to the 'Options' screen for 'New Game' / 'Settings' etc. However hitting any of the 5 option in the menu - and you get booted back the loading screen with the 'Press start ..'

This happens over and over. Have tried other keys but cannot get into the game.

There are no errors per se - its not a driver or DirectX issue.

The only patches released are for errors related to Radeon Cards - which does not apply to me.

No other faults that I can determine.
Can anyone shed any light on what I may have missed here ?

Have a good week all.

Richard.
 

A:Metal Gear Solid 2 PC Platform

Are you running XP, and if so, have you tried compatability mode?
 

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I just bought this game and it's giving me no end of trouble - main problem being sound.
During the intro video, during the 'death music', during conversations on the Codec, all I hear is sort of super-loud fuzzy interference through my speakers. Sound effects and Background music are fine. With the nature of the game this has made it basically unplayable. My sound card is nVidia nForce 2 onboard sound by the way.
The graphics also seem to be jerky and not all that detailed, no matter what settings I choose. Now I have the original game on PS2 and it looked fab on that, I fully expected a brand new 2GHz machine with GeForce4 and 512 megs of RAM to handle it as well as my PS2 did but unfortunately it seems it doesn't.
There's no readme or documentation of any sort to help me out, the game has 'poor console conversion' written all over it really and I'd bring it back to swap for PS2 version only the PS2 one is double the price.
 

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Hi,
I'm having problems with the sound on Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance for the PC. During codec conversations and during movies, the sound is horribly distorted, if there's no music I can just about barely make out what they're saying but if there is music then no chance, all i get is horrible noises that force me to turn my speakers off. In game sound effects and background music aren't effected, but it's the nature of the game that the dialogues and cut scenes are very important.
I'm using the onboard sound from my MSI K7N2G which is an nforce 2 chipset. I had this problem about 6 months ago and brought the game back, but since I saw it on sale for a tenner and I have newer drivers now I thought I'd give it a go again. I have the most up to date drivers and I've tried patching the game(the patch is only meant to make it compatible with ATI graphics cards anyway, strangely enough I have a radeon 9600XT and the graphics were perfect both before and after the patch)
Anyway, the sound issue seems in some way connected to whatever format is played during movies and cutscenes, because everything else is fine. In the game options I can choose between primary sound driver or nvidia nforce audio, but changing that option doesn't make a difference.
Any ideas?
 

A:Metal Gear Solid Sound Issues

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Hello, everybody,

I originally had a problem with this game because it would not load any textures whatsoever, so everything was just an outline of what it was supposed to be. I fixed the problem by turning down the texture detail to almost low. The game now displays textures but it won't display any particle effects or water which is really annoying, plus light rendering isn't working properly either. Supposably MGS2 has a problem with pixel shaders and in order to fix those specific graphics problems you need to disable pixel shaders on your GPU. They suggested using riva tuner, but that was made for Nvidia Cards and I don't know if it will work on Intel onboard graphics.

A lot of people have had this problem, particularly those with Nvidia cards (sometimes ATI as well). However Konami released a patch to fix the graphics issues for ATI only. However I am using Intels onboard graphics, and I have no idea how to even begin fixing the problem outside of buying a new computer (which I am tempted to do). Some people have suggested editing the .exe files with a hex editor and replacing some details to try to make it work but I don't know what I am doing and I would probably screw it up. anyways, if you guys have any suggestion please let me know thanks.
 

A:Metal Gear Solid 2 for pc graphics problem...Again

Your graphic card does not support this game I reckon.
 

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Have been getting this intermittently while playing The Phantom Pain (and sometimes Ground Zeroes), initially it was an issue with hardware that I fixed through a Windows hotfix, but now it's turned to a couple of different messages. One of them was while working with DXGMM1.sys, at which point I uninstalled and reinstalled my DirectX drivers. Now it will either freeze completely and need a hard-reset, or it will BSOD with a hang on OXOOOOOO1E or OXOOOOOO7F. Am I just screwed at this point?

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Hello all,

I am kind of frustrated because I feel like I bought this game for nothing. I didn't think it would be so difficult to run. I am trying to run the game on a windows 7 home premium laptop with Intel(R) hd graphics. Just to get the game to run I had to use a program called Creative Alchemy so it could emulate EAX and 3D audio because supposably MGS2 is a DirectSound3D game (whatever that means). So thankfully the game actually ran. However when you go to play, it appears that all of the characters and 3D models in the game are practically see through, and you can't see any of the textures which is really annoying. I have done some research online and so far people are saying that the game is a bad PC port and that it isn't meant to run on Intel Graphics chips. However there are people that have made it work for Intel HD graphics 3000, and it looks very good.

Anyways, please help me, I have been dying to play this game and now that I finally have it I can't!
 

A:Solved: Metal Gear Solid 2 for pc graphics problem

Hey,

i just fixed the problem, for some reason, when you try to run the game with full details, it will not display any textures at all, however when you turn it down, it works great.
 

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This has been happening for quite sometime now, I get the BSOD when I play games but almost always on BF4 and MGS V, I will provide you with my specs and the dump files, I also included a file that uses the program speccy it gives a more detailed version of my specs, please help me.

Hornet

A:BSOD while playing Metal Gear Solid V TPP or BF4, ntoskrnl.exe.

DM Log.

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Nvidia has announced a new game bundle for their high-end GeForce graphics cards, giving gamers a free copy of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with qualifying purchases at participating retailers.

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A:Nvidia bundles Metal Gear Solid V with new graphics cards

Just perfect....am now shopping for a card and the gtx 960 seems the more likely choice for me.
 

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when i open the game it says the mgs.exe is linked to missing export ddraw.dll...is this happening cuz i dont have the latest directx installed...im doing it now, but i wanna know if im wasting my time....when i install the new directx, will the file open..or is there something else wrong?.........thanx
 

A:metal gear

Hi

I would download the latest direct x to see if that helps
 

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Purchased a "METAL GEAR BOX Substance II". Has a Maxtor HDD. Can I install
an OS on same. I do not know with a USB connection. Thanks.
 

A:Metal Gear Box

Yes, you can install an OS on a USB drive. No, you cannot install Windows on an USB drive.
 

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I've just bought an external 500gig "Metal Gear Box" hard-drive, I'm have a problem with Vista not recognizing the device, I am being prompted to put in the CD which was not included with the new hard-drive! Please help.
 

A:Metal Gear Box with Vista

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(hardware and software): HP Pavillion dv9700z notebook, Windows Vista Ultimate

Hi, I bought a Metal Gear Box 3506uas SATA 3.5" enclosure and installed a Seagate 320Gb drive.

Vista recognizes the drive but during large copy operations, the drive unmounts and I get an error message that the drive is unrecognized...

What could be causing this?

Thanks!
Rob

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Purchased a "METAL GEAR BOX Substance II". Has a Maxtor HDD. Can I install
an OS on same. I do not know with a USB connection. Thanks.
 

A:METAL GEAR BOX Substance II

This is possible if your bios supports USB boot option.
To be honest I have never tried this so I will be interested to see how you get on.
 

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Everytime I log into the online network I get a message saying udp port checked failed.How might I solve this and get to play online?I have played rainbow six online before with no problems but I did have similar problems with pro evolution soccer 6.My router is Netopia and model 2247NWG-VGx....Can someone please help me,it would mean alot!
 

A:Metal Gear Online Problem

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I just bought a brand new Metal Gear Box II cd and a 500 gb Sata hard drive. everything works, light goes on, hard drive runs, EXCEPT my computer isnt recognizing it. The driver cd wont allow me to install the usb driver because it says it is only for windows 98/se. WHAT DO I DO? please help
 

A:Installing Metal Gear Box II and Seagate 500gb for Vista

anyone know where i can find a driveR?
 

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Hello, i had bought the XPS 15 laptop approximately 5 months ago from philippines and right now i am in india. When i am charging the laptop i get electic shock when i touch the metal parts of the laptop.
But recently i discovered when the laptop is charging i get current from other parts of the house as well such as metallic bathroom taps and metal grill of my house.
I tested it using tester so its not some assumption but real current.
So please provide some guidance on why is this happening and why is the current flowing in different parts of my house when laptop is charging.

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I've got a really strange problem.. My computer will randomly shut off or not turn on sometimes. Once it "short circuits" it won't turn on again for a while - sometimes an hour, sometimes all day. At first I thought it was overheating, but when I was messing around with it, I found that if I unplug the HDMI cable after it shuts off, and sometimes just touch the metal of the HDMI cable to the metal mount (not the actual port) of the HDMI port it will turn back on, but not all the way. The fans will start going, but if I then plug the HDMI cable back in, it doesn't show anything on my monitor.

Can anyone explain this strange behavior?
 

A:Metal on Metal Short Circuits?

Firstly did you bench test everything before installing into the case?

Are the standoffs in the correct place on the case and are you sure that no extra standoffs are under the motherboard causing it to short to the case?

Something is obviously shorting I would disassemble the machine and reassemble it paying attention to where you install the standoffs and for foreign objects that may have fallen behind the mobo. might be worth bench testing it first to figure out if anything in particular is causing the problem.

Your psu should grounds the case and motherboard so you want to ensure that your wall socket isn't damaged and has a working ground.
 

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I just downloaded the new hardware updates for Dell and have this new crash anaylsis function which i just ran and got gearaspiwdm.sys and NavEx15.Sys are these virus or malware. Should I delete this or just update it. I researched it and wasn't clear on the necessity.
 

A:The Gear Who?

Since these updates are from Dell I would suggest doing a Google search for these two and this will tell you what they are for.

If you can not make a designation then I would suggest calling Dell since they are a Googly of the upgrade or download thru Dell they should be able to tell you exactly what they are and what they are used for.
 

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I badly need a copy of the old editing software, HOT METAL PRO 6.0
My disc has crashed and I swear by the program. Just an old dog, not wanting to learn new tricks.
I would be very appreciative if someone could help me out. My website is a few thousand pages and functions very well with Hot Metal Pro 6.0 to help me.

Please get back to me if you can provide a copy of this old out of date, yet lovable, software.
Thanks

A:Hot metal pro 6.0

I think You can get it from hear

Hotmetalpro

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Hello,
I just installed(clean) windows 7 and it seems that W7 doesn't support my OC Gear Driver for nVidia Geforce 8600 GT?
Any suggestions or comments?
Sorry if I didn't mention something important.

A:oc gear driver

Please fill in your system specs.
See how at this link.
Mike

http://www.sevenforums.com/256049-post4.html

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Help!! This has shown up on my computer and keeps bringing up security support popups. How do I uninstall this? Thanks!!!
 

A:anti vir gear 3.8

Please do not start new threads. I am closing all of your threads except this one: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/647182-hijack.html

Reply there.
 

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Extender connects to router OK.

Asks for password to connect iPad to extender. Says - use router password. Rejects password and won't connect. On iPad, extender name correctly displayed. Tried many times, sure of correct data entry.
 

A:Net gear extender

Have you tried the following, all lower case.
Login Name: admin
Password: password
 

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I have a Philips Go Gear and it keeps saying please connect player to PC when i do connect to the computer it does nothing may i please have help
 

A:Philips Go Gear

does it need charging?? they charge via usb port.

frank
 

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I have been attacked by AntiVir Gear a bogus spyware which warns me to get rid of my anti spyware and buy theirs. It continuously pops up and sits flashing at the bottom of the screen next to clock.

I need to know how to get rid of it.

My operating system is XP. I have downloaded a trial version Super Anti Spyware but this has failed to find it. I have also got Spybot and Norton 2007 and both have also failed.

I would appreciate any help.
 

A:AntiVir Gear

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:29:42, on 01/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Online Add-on\icthis.exe
C:\Program Files\Online Add-on\isfmntr.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Online Add-on\icmntr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Online Add-on\isfmm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
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A:antivir gear - please help

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning pr... Read more

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Okay I have been invaded by the wonderous antivir gear version 3.7 and need help to remove it asap. I have tried the add/remove option in control panel to no avail...still have pop ups on task bar saying my computer has been infected. I do not have the money to purchase any program to remove it, so does anyone at all know how to do it maunually...or is it alright just to leave it as is?
Please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

A:Please help me with antivir gear 3.7

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

 

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I just had to change from my AMD (phenom II) set up to an Intel set up (i7) because the mother board fried on me. I was told when buying all the components (Mobo, CPU, PSU, RAM) that once I have this successfully installed my OS (Windows 7) should read it just fine. I specifically asked if this would be a problem and I was told all I needed to update drivers.

here is my rig:
Mother board - Asus p6x58d
CPU - I7 950
RAM - 12g Crucial DDR3 Tri channel
HDDs - 4 Hard Drives
(1) Velociraptor WD 150g - OS drive
(2) WD 1.5 Tb data storage
(3) WD 500g for programs
(4) Seagate 1Tb for 1 project (will be removed as soon as project is done)
2 video cards (PNY GTS 250)

OS - Windows 7 Ulitamte

My computer can not find the OS. When I put in the Windows 7 64 disc to repair, it can't find any hard drives although I have already congifured them in BIOS.

Help! I am now 3 days over due for 2 huge projects!
 

A:Same OS, New Gear - OS will not load

Please do not double-post. Read the rules.

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/967217-new-hardware-same-os-hdd.html
 

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I JUST BOUGHT A NEW COMP with vista ultimate 32 onit and have bought a netgear WN311B i got the vista drivers but it does not want to work it connects to the router but limited is it vista thats tryin to run? thats my guess but i cant find how to stop vista from running the adapter and just letting the netgear software do the work. any tips
 

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Hey all, I just got Age of Conan a few days ago, and I am noticing my year old PC needs a facelift, its only gettin about 10-25fps when playing. Ive got a 256 vid card nvid GeF 7600gt series, and 2 gig ram that I put in when I got the comp. I was wondering if i could get some advice on what to do to get the game runnin better. I DO have all the game settings set on the lowest possible settings graphics wise. I was lookin at new vid cards, such as the 512 8000 gefore series but I dont know how to tell which card will fit my Dell e521 and what ones wont. If anyone could help me out and perhaps give me some good ideas on a cheap upgrades to help i would appreciate it! I would like to try and keep the price tag around 100$.

AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual core proc 4000+ 2.10 GHz
32 bit
2gig ram
Cant find the power supply specs on the comp anywhere, but its a stock from dell for the e521 as is everything cept the new ram and vid card i put in when I got it.
 

A:New game, need new gear

You have PCI-E OR AGP BUS?
 

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Hi, i've got XP, and i have Heavy Gear and it installs fine but at the end of the installation it says i don't have a 2x or better cd-rom drive...i have a 52x DVD-rom and a Burner at 14x read and 4x burn! whats going on, and also if i dismiss the warning and run the game it also says i dont have a 2x speed rom or sumthing coz it shutsdown??? whats wrong???
 

A:HEAVY GEAR on PC

Unfortunately, XP is not very legacy-friendly. Even some relatively new games that came out before XP will not work. Getting your old, favorite games to work on XP is pretty hit-or-miss.

As for the CD-ROM problems, the game probably can't even "see" the drive, probably because its a DVD-ROM.

You could try to find some kind of patch for Heavy Gear that fixes some of these problems, but other than that there might not be much you can do.
 

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you'd think i'd know better. . . went to a website and i got the 'active x' box telling me to d/l this to update the active x. i've seen this before and it seemed legit, but then almost immediately, my security programs started to go crazy and all of asudden, i had the AntiVir Gear program installed and it took over my computer with bubbles warning me of malware threats when IT is the threat. i've had something like this before - what a pain! i deleted the program from the control panel and ran super anti spyware, spybot and adaware, but still infected.

your help is requested (again-sorry)

Donn

A:antivir gear

Please do this:

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.

What DSS will do: create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review. DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

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Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) to your Desktop.

Double-click smitfraudfix.exe to start the tool.
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Windows installer wants to run. If allowed, I cannot run ANYTHING. If canceled, it takes over an hour for the PC to get from glacial to snail.

I run firefox.

Active Scan: Note- I could not "disinfect" unless the item was purchased.

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ANALYSIS: 2008-10-06 00:03:00
PROTECTIONS: 2
MALWARE: 12
SUSPECTS: 2
;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
PROTECTIONS
Description Version Active Updated
;===================================================================================================================================================================================
Trend Micro PC-Cillin Internet Security 14 14.10.1023 No No
Trend Micro Internet Security 2008 14.10.1023 No No
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A:The PC is stuck in first gear.

Albeit there were some spyware / maleware items running on the laptop, I have come to realize that this was not the primary problem plaguing the PC.

It was a combination of running 2 AV programs (unwittingly), and windows installer having been blown up.

Thank you.

Please close this thread as resolved.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.6

I routinely go through my hardrive and delete junk I don't need or want. I came across an entry called 'Gear Drivers' and said hey what's this? I figured it was some spyware or something so I deleted it. I haven't noticed any change in my system (WinXP) and am wondering what they were. I never noticed them before. What exactly are Gear Drivers? Is it a program or what?
If I need them back where do I get them? Thanks!
 

A:Gear drivers- what?

Likely a driver for a peripheral device like a headset, camera, tablet pc, etc. If you deleted one you needed when you plug in/attempt to use the device it'll prompt you to obtain the driver.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.6

Does anybody know what this is ? My spyware keeps picking it up as a virus but when I google it nothing comes up. thanks
 

A:Freeloader_ANTIVIRUS Gear

bump somebody please reply
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.6

I have an old PC,I plan to buy new one,but the old parts still function,a shame to let them go to waste,so i wonder if they will work in conjunction with my new PC?

Part: Old | New
GPU: Radeon HD 4600 1GB DDR2 | Radeon R7 250 Boost 1/2GB GDDR3/5
RAM: 2X2GB DDR2 400MHz | 2X4GB DDR3 1600MHz
CPU: E5400 2.70GHz | i3-4150 3.5GHz
HDD: 320GB SATA2 ?RPM ?MB | 1/2TB SATA2/3 7200RPM 64MB

A:Old gear to work with new?

GPU: yes
RAM: no DDR2 and DDR3 are not compatible.
CPU: no
HDD yes, both
MB: What is it ?
PSU: what is it ?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.6

HELP! i can't get it off my computer! stupid Active X that i installed. What do i do?

A:Antivir gear

Hello and welcome to TSF

Antivir gear is a Rogue Antivirus....

I would recommend that you go here; read and follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, to here. (Just click on the coloured links.)

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.


Good luck

Please also remember DO NOT post your logs in this thread, please start a new thread here. (Just click on the coloured link.) and post the logs.

Kind regards.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.6

Currently working on a freinds computer and there seems to be a piece of steel covering the VGA port?

How do I go about removing this so we can use a standard monitor?

A:Metal Over VGA Port?

At a guess, you don't. I think it's a blank.

If you'd list the PC's make & model, someone may be able to verify whether it includes onboard video.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.2

Hi,

I purchased Netgear NTV200s pro streaming player and use it on my LG tv. I accidentally opened the window displaying WIDI but when i click return to homepage it gets stuck. please help.
i had to restart my tv connection to access all the other channels again.
Thanks a lot.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.2

My specs are the following:

Processor: Intel Haswell i5-4460 3.2 ghz
Graphics Card: Gainward Phoenix 4G GTX 970 4GB
Motherboard: AsRock H97M Anniversary
Memory: 12 GB
SSD: None
Power Supply: Seasonic S12II Bronze 520 W
Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro
Monitor: BenQ XL2411Z 144HZ

I have recently upgraded the GPU from MSi GTX 750 Ti to Gainward GTX 970 thinking that , that was the issue with my inconsistent fps and performance drops including a bit of stuttering in games like CS:GO. Since the upgrade not much has changed and my pc performance is incosistent and surpisingly low in terms of fps.

Can anyone tell what is the issue in my rig?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.2

I have done most of the things you suggested except I had difficulty with Panda and the other anti virus programs. I have checked with AVG anti spy, Spybot S&D and have also scanned with purchased version of Spyware Doctor from PC Tools. I want to try Smitfraud fix but my desktop has disappeared and you recommend saving it to desk top.

My computer is running quite slow now but this could be AVG and Spyware Doctor.
Regards Richard Stokes

A:Trying To Get Rid Of Antivir Gear And Associated Pests

Hi rawstokesDownload SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) to your Desktop.http://siri.urz.free.fr/Fix/SmitfraudFix.exeDouble-click SmitfraudFix.exeSelect option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press EnterThis program will scan large amounts of files on your computer for known patterns so please be patient while it works. When it is done, the results of the scan will be displayed and it will create a log named rapport.txt in the root of your drive, eg: Local Disk C: or partition where your operating system is installed. Please post that log along with all others requested in your next reply.IMPORTANT: Do NOT run any other options until you are asked to do so!**If the tool fails to launch from the Desktop, please move SmitfraudFix.exe directly to the root of the system drive (usually C:), and launch from there.'And please don't attach logs from now but copy/paste them to your reply

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.2

Going to get some new computer parts put my deposit down today.
With the games currently what FPS etc would i get just playing the game?
and with streaming it if possible...

Thanks.

AMD Bulldozer FX-4100 Socket AM3+ 4 Core Processor - 3.60GHz, 3.80GHz Turbo
Sapphire Radeon HD7770 OC Graphics Card (1GB, GDDR5)
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B 8GB 1600Mhz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Module Kit
Gigabyte SKT-AM3+ 990XA-UD3 Motherboard (Rev 1.0)
 

A:Solved: Rate this gear?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 39.2

I have tried both speed gear and speedxp, they are quite amazing, however I wonder why r they so effective? are they safe to use? how do they work?

A:Speed Gear And Speedxp

They are totally safe. Just dont use them on online games etc, or you will be banned for speedhacking.

For normal use, its fine..All it does is speed up your PC perfomance, without tuning the clock, or date, or any fan speeds etc.

What is it you need it for in particular?

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