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Anyone use ibuypower recently to purchase a system?

Q: Anyone use ibuypower recently to purchase a system?

thinking of using their customize website to purchase a gaming system. seems in my price range but reviews i have read are mixed but some of the bad reviews were from 2005-2006.

has anyone used them recently that be willing to let me know how they are? thanks!

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Preferred Solution: Anyone use ibuypower recently to purchase a system?

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You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I set up the new sony laptop and everything worked fine. I was able to access the internet. But when I set it on our home network. It cannot access the internet anymore.

I have two other laptops that can access the internet. I am using a Linksys wirless-G broadband router 2.4 gHz.

Also, when the sony wireless switch is on it interupts the main computer's internet connection.

Please help!

Thanks,
meng
 

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For a few weeks ago I purchased 2 computers, 1 ASUS and one Lenova. The Lenova has great WIFI and the expensive ASUS wifi hardly moves so I used the Lenova the most. Today the Lenova did a forced update and told not to turnoff computer because it was updating and you see the procent completed. It past through everything and then restarted. Then it when crazy. strange texts on the screen with background nature image and strange sounds as the computer was writing text strs and lines. like this ---***-*--*------. Then it died. Then I restarted and I now it has a blue scrren with that error code. Looking for my windows cd I remember at the store they only gave me the one for ASUS and said that I only need one. What do I do now? I have work saved on the computer. 


























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I've recently had the scareware of Windows System Defender and Antivirus System Pro. I ran Malwarebytes and I ran several scans with AVG, and deleted most of the files. They seem to be gone; however, I cannot open Task Manager. Also, even though it says I'm the admin of the computer, I'm not the admin. Here's the log from HijackThis:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:59:55 AM, on 10/24/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\reader_sl.exeC:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\Rainlendar2\Rainlendar2.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.... Read more

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Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.

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I am thinking about buying a desktop computer deal. Only need the computer, no monitor, keyboard, mouse, ect. Who do you recommend on buying a system from? I am looking at a amd base system but would consider a intel. Would like to spend less than 500.00.
 

A:system purchase

You may want to check out some of the machines here;

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?page=1&Nav=|c:1873|m:821|&Sort=3&Recs=10

Some can be configured to order. I have worked on a couple of these machines and although I wouldn't say they are as good as a machine you can build yourself, they certainly are as good as most anything you will find in the price range you stated.
 

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Hi, I have a Compaq Presario 5441. I have had it for about 4-5 years and have not upgraded it. I run a small business from my home and need to be able to search the web quickly as well as use many programs. My system is very slow and has been giving me problems lately. I have frequent shut downs and error messages. It is very slow as well. I have decided to purchase a new system but am at a loss as to which one would work best for me. I don't know what I have in my current system or how to look for that information. Can anyone advise me on the minimum specs to look for when I make this purchase? Also, please let me know how to see what I currently have to compare? I am embarrassed to admit that I know very little about this and I do appreciate any advise I can get on this matter.
 

A:Please advise on purchase of new system

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Hello.. seriously need help, I'm into heavy graphics works,like video and photo editing, programming multi-tasking also multimedia activities such as streaming live and projecting easy worship, vmix and xsplit at the same time, I'm trying to get a system that would match my requirements, I was given an hp envy 17 core i7 cpu Q720 @ 1.60ghz, 4gb ram, 500hdd..can it suffice.. If no which would do?
 

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Hello, can someone tell me how to go about purchasing a system disk for my 3 year old Dell Inspiron 660.  My file system was damaged when I didn't accept the automated windows 10 upgrade now I can only boot in safe mode and the recovery files are corrupt. Thanks in advance.

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Help me tweak my OC system purchase!
Hey, I'm trying to build a system that does decent overclocking. This will be the first time i'm overclocking a system. I would like to overclock the cpu and graphics card but not trying to do any extreme OC'ing, just an average performance boost. I posted this on another message board and this was the only responce I got.

"if you are going to OC...get a Fortron 400W at the very least. That Antec 350 W will be no good for any moderate or above OCing. ALso, if you want to OC (even if it's not extreme) spend a few extra bucks and get the EPoX 9NPA+ Ultra for $105. It's got serious OCing ability (on par with DFI LP Ultra-D) and is very stable."
here are my system specs:
motherboard: EPOX EP-9NPA3 ULTRA - nFORCE4 CHIPSET
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3000+
graphics card: EVGA N384 GEFORCE 6800 256MB with ZALMAN VF700 cooling fan
memory: 2 x 512MB DDR400 reusing from my old pc
case: Antec SLK 1650b 350w
I ordered these parts already, but I can do whatever to change them out. They havnt shipped yet.
 

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I was given an old HP computer today by my school.  The IT guy told me he wiped the computer.  I hooked the computer up at home today and when I turned it on I got a black screen that said "Non-System disk or disk error, replace and strike any key when ready".  Does this mean the IT guy wiped the operating system from the computer? Do I need to purchase a new operating system? Thanks!

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System says I am out of warranty and has a date of 9/29/15 but my receipt shows purchase 10/20/2015. Cannot reach a live person. Any number or email to reach a live person for support if system thinks I am out of warranty? Jen

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Hopefully this is the place i need to be to post this question, if not, I'm sorry, I am very new to all this, so thanks for reading and trying to help me ;0)

So I have recently become an attic to the world of MMORPG's and have become an absolute World of Warcraft addict and want to play Aion when it comes out in a few weeks. I have playing for almost a year now on a very old Dell which could barely handle WoW, so I decided to invest in something mid price range for gaming knowing i might need to upgrade a few things for optimal game play. The system was actually working great for WoW when I first got it two weeks ago, no lag what so ever in major cities of WoW, with at least 60 fps in heavliy poplated areas on up in questing areas on totally maxed out settings in the game. I was so happy with the system that I purchased a large new 25" monitor a few days ago to upgrade from my old 15" one. Well, now my fps is way down and I'm bumed out and thinking that I need to upgrade my video card because i went with such a big monitor. Hopefully someone can reccomend one that I will be able to afford so my brother or boyfriend can install it. After buying a new system and a nice new big monitor to match I really only have $100 - $150 to spend on it, but I'm willing to go up to $200. If anyone could help me out I would really appricate it! Here are my system specs (i'm readding off the box so if I missed something please let me know ;0)

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A:I need help please, wondering what type of videocard I should purchase for my system

well for your display i recommend an ati 4870 and here is a nice one right in your budget XFX HD-487A-ZWFC Radeon HD 4870 1GB $149.99 Free Shipping it should play wow and about any other game you throw at it on high settings. also make sure if you buy it to go to the XFX website and register the card within 30 days to get there warranty. well now that i look at your power supply you will need to upgrade it before you can do any video card upgrades Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W this one is $79.99 with free shipping but trust me both are of the highest quality and come highly recommended.
 

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Hi, I recently obtained a virus on my system. To the best of my knowledge, it erased my Rtvscan.exe file. I had to reinstall Symantec and LiveUpdate to get caught up, and I ran a full system scan, but it was unable to find anything. However, I keep getting a virus alert pop-up from Windows Security Center down on my taskbar. SpyFalcon has continually installed itself onto my system as well, but it needs registration, and I'm not going to bother with it anyway.

I ran an HJT scan, here's my log. Thanks in advance for your help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:51:46 PM, on 2/10/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
D:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
D:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\mssearchnet.exe
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Please read this post completely before begining the fix. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Please ensure that there aren't any any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.


* * * * * * ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Download & install - CleanUp.exe (not recommended for WinXP64)

Download & extract it to it's own folder - smitRem.exe

Download and install Ewido Security SuiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options",uncheck - Install background guard

Have Ewido update itself & then exit the program.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido

Right click on this link & Save the file as "FixSF.reg" (filename inclusive of quotes)
Double click on FixSF.reg & allow it to merge into the Registry


'UNPLUG'/DISCONNECT your computer from the Internet when you have finished downlaoding.
It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order.


Please disable Microsoft AntiSpyware, as it may hinder the removal of some entries. You can re-enable it when you're declared as clean. Right click th... Read more

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How come they're so cheap? And If I get a new PC from there, do I built it myself?
 

A:ibuypower.com ?

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How R the computers at this site?
 

A:www.Ibuypower.com

http://www.resellerratings.com/seller2001.html
 

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Dear sirs
i AM READY ?now? TO BUY A windows 7 Pro XPS on sale? The last one I bought was ABOUT 16 month ago and it as an XPS 8700. IT HAS BEEN FIELD TESTED BY MY 13/14 YEAR gRANDSON AND HAS PERFORMED FLAWLESSLY.
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE OF THESE UNITS ON CLEARANCE, PLEASE LET ME KNOW.  You originally quoted me one of these units at $814 on the 11th of July. You also said that you had some leeway in being able to lower that price.. I'm ready to buy one today if you could lower the quote to $775 inclusive of Tax.
VERY SINCERELY
MICHAEL C, gORDON
ACCOUNT NUMBER 139138627
[email protected]
954-340-8585 MOBILE
954-347-7731 HOME

A:Purchase of a new Dell XSP 8900 with Windows 7 Pro operating system

This is a user-to-user forum and isn't the way to contact Dell. And, NEVER post personal info such as your account or phone numbers here. Edit your post to remove them right away.
If you want to purchase a PC, go to Dell's Shop page where you can pick the system you want or click the popup to chat with a Dell sales representative.

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Option 1: 2 ATI Radeon 4850 512mb cards in Crossfire mode

Option 2: 1 ATI Radeon 4870 X2 DDR5 2GB

Middle ground might be 2 4850s but 1GB.

I will be doing some hi def video and photo editing and some occasional gaming. Option 2 is about $230 more. Will it be that much better? Will it be a lot louder? Looking to keep the system relatively quiet if possible. It's replacing one that sounds like an aircraft carrier.

Also - if option 2 would I be better off with the 1 4870 X2 or 2 4870s running in crossfire mode? They are about the same price.

Thanks all.
 

A:New system purchase: Video Card(s) opinion request

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Having issues with BSOD and i can't find out why or how it happens. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!
thank you. I've never used a forum before, and have no idea what else to do in my position. I uploaded the files that you will need to solve this if you can, thanks again. Also my temps read around 40-60 because i play mmos, and my rear fan runs hard core alot even with case open, and idk if its just the fact that its a gaming pc or if it is telling me of a soon to come heat problem.

A:BSOD like many others. New iBuyPower....

Hi,

Uninstall Avast then use the removal tool. Set Windows Firewall and Windows Defender to Automatic and start them too, using services.msc.

Update Realtek HD Audio codec driver from their website:

RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Fri Mar 29 09:40:06 2013 (515599B6)

Update motherboard bios to newest version.

Likely that the memory is not configured well, mismatched, or defective.

Please attach a screenshot of CPU-Z first tab, one of memory tab and one each for each stick of RAM of SPD tab - along with newest crash dumps - if necessary after completing the above. (Or perhaps Avast removal is the trick instead.)

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I'm in the process of configuring a new system on IBuyPower and unfortunately they don't tell you which brand HD they use on the customization page. does anyone have any experience with them? I'm hoping it's WD just cos I seem to have the best luck with them. Size capacity I chose was 500GB.

Any input would be much appreciated !
 

A:Anyone know what kind of HD ibuypower.com uses?

Maxtor, Hitachi, and Samsung.
 

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Where should I buy my compy from? I'm looking for something in the $600 range. Which would be better?
 

A:Ibuypower or eMachines?

Hey.

I have never heard of an Ibuypower, but I do have an Emachine. I am still using an Emachine 333id model. I would say an Emachine. Go with what I know LOL.

I am on my 3rd machine (4th if you want to be technical). Built the third time. Build the machine if you can afford it. If you check my past post you can see just how fustrating it can be, but normally not that hard.
 

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I want to build a Laptop computer for ~ $2000. Ibuypower seems to be the only site where I can find a laptop that is high performance, good price, and 15in. Everywhere else (that I can find) only has laptops that are either less good spec's, or good spec's and 17in.
 

A:Are there disadvantages of ibuypower.com?

Are there any advantages?
 

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These prices look too good to be true...are they?
 

A:IBuyPower & CyberPower PC

I should clarify -- is there an increased risk of getting a broken machine, and if that happens, how is the support? Resellerratings.com has some mixed opinions.
 

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Sourced from Overclockers.co.uk

Intel i7 2600k - ~300 (not listed yet but should be within 20-30 of this price)
Asus P8P67 DELUXE - 199.99
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) - 129.98
Crucial RealSSD C300 128GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s - 214.45
Corsair Graphite 600T Midi Tower Case - Black [CC600T] - 132.76
Corsair TX 750W ATX SLI Compliant Power Supply (CMPSU-750TXUK) - 91.91

Total : ~1069.09

Using Radeon HD5850 from current machine.

Only other thoughts are that I have an old Lian-Li midi case for ATX boards, so could perhaps use that and save on a case. It has an older Antex TruPower 550w PSU in it, so if I picked up some cheap Molex to Sata power cables I could try running it without buying a new PSU. What do you think?
 

A:Potential Sandy Bridge system purchase... new PSU or try it on Antec 550w?

I think 550w might be pushing it slightly, though I'm not entirely sure, so best wait for it to be confirmed by someone else.

Maybe dump the case (your Lian Li will be plenty good enough) and grab a couple of Spinpoint F3 1TB hard disks for storage?

Or get a decent aftermarket cooler for your new CPU?
 

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I have the new HPHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC? and I recently had to restore my system to the original factory settings, however after doing so and recovering the disk info. I have been unable to locate or access my beats audio program. Can anyone help me to restore it or provide me with info on where I can download the program again. Thanks 

A:i recently had to restore my system to factory settings, how...

Please provide your full model number.. 

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Recently I did Complete System Restore on my Vista desktop and I no longer have Microsoft Office. I tried doing it again to see if it was just a small problem, but that didn't help. Is there any way for to get Microsoft Office back? I looked on Microsoft's site, but they only have updates, I need the full program.

Thanks in advance.

A:I Recently Had To Do A System Restore And Now I Don't Have Microsoft Office.

I'm assuming you used a restore disk. I'm afraid you're pretty much out of luck. There is a compatible open-source alternativeOpen Office

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Before my system recovery, not much was wrong with my computer, it was just getting slow mainly because my hard drive was pretty much full. I tried cleaning it out the best I could a couple times but it just kept filling up more and more, and I play a lot of games so things just started getting a little slow compared to what it was when I first started playing.

So I did a system recovery, i've done it before with other computers, and i think maybe once with this one a while ago before I got a new CPU/Processor/Graphics card/ect. I started it, used my Future shop recovery to default disc, everything was fine until it was done and a lot of my drivers that use to work didn't.

That was the first problem. My network adapter was the big one that I ended up having to download on my laptop and transfer it to my computer, which worked out okay and I ended up getting my internet to work. I've had problems between that and where I'm at now mainly just update issues but they're all fixed so no need to explain.

The problem I'm having now is just everything lol, my computer is about 3-5 times as slow as it was before the recovery, firefox crashes a lot, when I'm playing League of Legends it sometimes skips and FPS sky rockets along with my ping from 60-70 fps to 20-30 with 250-300 ping. My internet connections great normally around 100download/10upload, so it has to be my computer. When I check my memory on Task Manager w/ League and 1 Firefox tab o... Read more

A:Recently did a system recovery and now everything's slow and crashes.

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Hey all, new to the forums and in pretty serious need of some help. I bought an IBUYPOWER prebuilt gaming rig last... April I think, and its been working great for me. Recently however ( the last month or so), the sound keeps going out. It went out for about a week before randomly coming back (nothing I did), and now its been gone for about 2-3 weeks. The sound icon down by the clock shows a red x and says that no speakers are plugged in. I've tried a bunch of things to try and get my audio back on, but no luck. I'm not sure what I would need to provide here for anybody to help me, or what I SHOULDNT post for security reasons, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Some important notes
*I have Windows 7
*I have two jacks for my speakers, one in the back where you would typically expect to find one, but also an additional one in the front panel. Neither one apparently works, leading me to believe its a driver issue.
*Gosh idk what else to put down! any help would be greatly appreciated, I used to think I was capable with computers but this seems to be beyond me

A:Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

nothing? anyone?

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Hi everyone...I'm in the process of getting a new computer and I'm currently looking at this online place called www.ibuypower.com ... basically that site lets you choose the components and they'll put it together for you. I searched the parts on NewEgg and the price actually came out higher hahah

Anyway, what's troubling me is that a look at their ratings at ResellerRatings.com is "great" http://www.resellerratings.com/seller2001-p3-s1-d1.html

So my question is has anyone here had experiences with that company along with suggestions, etc. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Buying Comp From www.IBuyPower.com

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Does anyone out there know if the iBuypower computers or other computer out there on like Tigerdirect or the ZT brands from Costo are any good? I've never heard of them but keep seeing them popping up everywhere....

I've only ever had a Dell, HP or Gateway machine.
 

A:iBuypower and other non-namebrand computers

They're most often made from quite much better quality parts than Dell, etc as they don't get exclusively extra cheap motherboards and other parts like the big brand companies. They do sometimes use lower quality power supplies though, quite a feat considering what the factory built boxes have. I wouldn't recommend getting any of them without modifying it yourself and selecting a quality power supply for it, or replacing it yourself to save a few dozen dollars, as well as getting a longer warranty for the PSU.
 

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A old ( 2007-ish ) system of mine has been getting frequent BSODs since a couple of weeks. The BSOD messages are mostly different each time and include "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL", "PFN LIST CORRUPT" and "BAD POOL CALLED". Sometimes it will take a day or so before a BSOD appears, but after a reboot it usually doesn't take much time before the next one appears. I'm suspecting the PSU but perhaps it's the motherboard or something else entirely?

A:Random BSODs on old system, frequent & started only recently.

How did you activate your copy of windows?

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I recently decided to recover my computer (Toshiba Sattalite A135 S4677), because it was getting slow, and I didn't have any personal files on it. I put in the cd, ran the recovery utility, and it said it was finished. I restart, and it gives me the following:

"PXE-E61 Media Test Failure, check cable"

I tried reinstalling the os, but it says it could not find the hard drive. Also, i returned the bios to default configuration. What more can I do??? :
 

A:PXE-E61 Media Test Failure on recently recovered system

Hello samir155,

Welcome to the Forums.

This problem is a hard drive fault. You can try resitting the hard drive if that's something you know how to do, although a replacement hard drive may be nessacery.

However, something which i've seen fix this problem first hand, believe it or not, is to give the laptop a good old whack. Putting some relative force into a slap on the rear setions of the laptop has resolved this issue. Although i should add, it's entirely up to yourself if you wish to try it.

This problems happens because of a problem with the head and the platter.

Goodluck,

C.Skyco
 

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I wanted to blame my fairly aggressive overclock for the crashes but having slowly back it down and while watching temps which were always within reason, I've now set everything to system defaults and the crashing has continued. Hoping someone with a good eye for debugging can have a look. I think that ever since the large MS updates on 8/15/12 or something else has made the system unstable.Attachment 228915
I await your response and questions and thank you in advance!

Alan

A:Recently my system is crashing multiple times a session.

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD =
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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I am running Windows Vista with 2gb ram and I think 2.4 Pentium 4 or maybe dual core dont remember. Please look at my Hijackthis to see if it was something I think I might have gotten at Limewire when I tried to get it to listen to a port to get it to work.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:37:15 PM, on 1/6/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\SysMonitor.exeC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exeC:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXEC:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exeC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ACER.EMPOWERING.FRAMEWORK.SUPERVISOR.EXEC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\ERAGENT.EXEC:\Program Files\Int... Read more

A:Newer system but recently extremely slow internet

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until instructed to do so! Let me know if any of the links do not work or if any of the tools do not work. Tell me about problems or symptoms that occur during the fix. Do not run any other programs or open any other windows while doing a fix. Ask any questions that you have regarding the fix(es... Read more

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Back in December 2009 I bought a computer from iBuypower. I have just recently noticed how slow the install is because I got a new copy of Windows 7 for my 13inch MacBook Pro(2.66 Core2, 4GB RAM) and it seems to run games faster and be more stable. Could it just be a early version of 7 that is causing the problem? or is it hardware?

iBuyPower Specs:
Core i7 OCed 3.2GHz
12GB RAM at 1600Mhz
2x1TB RAID 0 HDD
ASUS P6T SE
ATI 5850 1GB

A:Slow Windows 7(iBuypower Disc)

Your over clock maybe causing it to slow down.

Heat can cause issues with Hardware, and can you post pictures of the insides of your case.

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deciding between fry's lenovo k330-77275su and best buy's ibuypower bb9371 ? maybe ibuypower 3rd gen. i7 bb982p; i'm worried about ibuypower using 'micro' motherboards; these 2 ibuypower computers both have 1 free pci slot, the lenovo has 2, i think; i might want to upgrade ram to 16gb , and upgrade video card at some future point, i would onlly use this machine for gaming: should i worry about the 'micro' motherboard issue ? lenovo is $950, ibuypower's are $840 and $1000, respectively; thanks i might have to upgrade power supply if i upgraded the video card at some future date; thanks would i be able to make these 3 upgrades to the ibuypower desktops ? thanks
 

A:gaming desktop: lenovo or ibuypower ?

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I am having difficulties with my mouse because it seams to stop working correctly after a few minutes of my pc turning on. My pc is brand new and we have tried using different mouses, changing the driver, uninstalling all programs we though would have affected it, scanned for viruses and defected programs, and more. I have an IBUYPOWER computer and I do not know what is wrong, does anyone have any idea how to fix this? I am very frustrated since I just got a new pc and this has been doing his for quite a while
 

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Hey!
What seems to be wrong us that the UEFI can't seem to detect the harddrives when determining boot order? That's my best guess. I really have no idea. If I load Bootable media, such as my installation drive, it detects it just fine and all my components are fine and I'm able to format and install as I please.
However, I'm unable to access the UEFI configuration, as the pc just stops.
Twice in the past few days it's been able to work itself out and boot as normal, so I know it's not a harddrive issue, but it's extremely rare.
I formatted and installed a fresh windows on a secondary drive to see if that would help to both avail.
I have a video showing what happens, but I can't upload it

A:ibuypower Valkyrie CZ 27 boot hang

Post a link to the video.
You can upload the video to a free file hosting service (I suggest One Drive).

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So, recently some strange FPS started occuring on my system accompanied by a constant 5-6% CPU usage of the SYSTEM process. Approximately every 2 seconds everything but the mouse freezes for half a second. This happens regardless of what I am doing (it even occurs if I have only explorer open) and is also recorded by running applications such as games.

As this never happened before, I immediately suspected that my system may be infected. I disabled all autoruns and restarted my computer in safe mode, then ran a Malwarebytes scan. The scan found no infections, but I still strongly suspect that this may be malware.

When I reboot the computer the lag seems to dissapear for some time and the CPU usage of the SYSTEM process usage goes down to 0-1%. After some time, the lag returns and the system process usage increases to a constant 6%.

Do you have any idea what could be causing this and what can I do? If I don't find a way to resolve this i will do a clean install of Windows.

A:Strange system-wide graphical lag started occurring recently

Do you have an anti-virus program running in the background, and have you run a full scan with it (in addition to Malwarebytes which is not the same thing)?

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I tried to run a check disk of my C: (System) drive, and was unable to do so through Windows. It claims that it cannot run due to a recently installed software package and recommends I use system restore to revert back. Odd thing is, I just recently used a system image to recover the system, and I have not installed any new software since that time.

The system image recovery feature of Windows seems to do some odd things, as well. For instance, my Windows update history is blank now; the updates show up in add/remove programs but not under Windows update.

I am currently running chkdsk /r through the Windows 7 DVD on the C: (System) drive. I'd appreciate any suggestions to fix my issue(s) for when I wake up in the morning. Thanks everyone!

A:Recently installed software interferes with checking (System) disk

  
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I tried to run a check disk of my C: (System) drive, and was unable to do so through Windows. It claims that it cannot run due to a recently installed software package and recommends I use system restore to revert back. Odd thing is, I just recently used a system image to recover the system, and I have not installed any new software since that time.

The system image recovery feature of Windows seems to do some odd things, as well. For instance, my Windows update history is blank now; the updates show up in add/remove programs but not under Windows update.

I am currently running chkdsk /r through the Windows 7 DVD on the C: (System) drive. I'd appreciate any suggestions to fix my issue(s) for when I wake up in the morning. Thanks everyone!



Probably not hardware. Suspect system corruption.

First do a SFC

Run a system file check to verify and repair your system files.
To do this type cmd in search, then right click to run as administrator, then
SFC /SCANNOW

It may need to be run up to three times before sucessful

Read here for more information SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Let us know the results from the report at the end.

Then if nec. a repair install.

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while back and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?
 

A:Can't find network drivers for ibuypower laptop

I believe it uses an Intel 945PM chipset.

If so it probably uses an Intel NIC. You can download the chipset drivers from here: http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=N&ProductID=816&DwnldID=12150&strOSs=45&OSFullName=Windows*%20XP%20Home%20Edition&lang=eng
And the NIC drivers from here: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/scr...&OSFullName=Windows* XP Home Edition&lang=eng
 

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Hey everyone,
I have a 2 year old laptop and two weeks ago it stopped charging. So I took it to a repair shop that fixed it and then this week it stops charging. My wife and I noticed a funny smell the past few days. I am short on cash so we i opened my laptop up and took my motherboard out. It is dark brown all around the dc jack and there are melted parts that dripped down.
Can anyone tell me what should be my next step? Can I fix this? Or is it not possible?
I have some pics attached.
 

A:Ibuypower i-series 801 burnt motherboard from dc jack

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?

A:Can't Find Network Drivers For Ibuypower Laptop

Hi Jage_B. Try an application like Everest. It should be able to tell you who the manufacturer is of all of the hardware components in the system. Whether or not drivers are available is another question lol.Here's a link for Everest: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System...e-Edition.shtmlCheers.OT

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My dual monitor Win 7 64bit started getting BSOD about 10 days ago. I did see a Windows update for an Nvidia software update about same time. I use this computer 8-10 hrs per day, no problems until recent. My system shows that I have activated dump files and saw one earlier today in minidump folder but when I went to open it it disappeared. Can't locate it anywhere on computer.

Though I put this system together about 3 yrs ago, Im not much of a techie. Appreciate any help!

A:BSOD Recently Started. System Not Saving Dump Files Though Activated

Unfortunately we can't do much without the .dmp file. Check to see if it is located in C:\Windows\Minidump

Do you use CCleaner or other utility to "clean" the computer on a regular basis? If so, that could be why the .dmp file is missing - it has been deleted.

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Today my boss got her new laptop from IBUYPOWER (Gaming Computers and Gaming Notebooks - Buy a new Gaming PC - iBUYPOWER). When I checked the package contents it included a slip of paper that has the Microsoft labeling with Windows 7/Windows Vista product key on it. When me and her chose the laptop we opted for the $25 dollar mail-in-rebate for the upgrade. I don't know about you guys but I was VERY surprised and am a little hesitant to perform an upgrade with the RTM ISO and type in the key...

What do you guys think?

Chris

A:IBUYPOWER gave out my boss' Win7 Upgrade Key today

I don't see that it wouldn't work, as long as you use the proper version that they key was provided for.

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Hello, Ive had this PC for about a year, now its getting a little bit slow to load apps, thing like firefox or games, Id like to improve it, when I run the windows tool for improvement, it gives me a low score because of my harddrive, im thinking about replacing it my self, ive never done anythings like that, any simple Doityouself guide / video tutorial you can recommand me, and what type for harddrive should I look for ... ?

Ive run tools like auslogics boot speed, several defrag, I use about 1/3 of the harddrive maybe. I try thing to run it smooth, any other ideas ? increase memory also ?

Also ** I want to change the fan, since I bought it its the only down I can say about this PC, its really noisy , any idea what I can replace to make it run quietly, the sound is similar to a vaccum sometimes lol..

thanks
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7221312&CatId=4928

iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3 Gaming PC - AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz, 4GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, ATI Radeon HD 5570, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 

A:Solved: Tweaking needed iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3

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Simple, built-in Mixer streaming provides low-latency, interactive moments for viewers and streamers to watch or interact with other gamers?no extra hardware or software required, while Xbox Play Anywhere enables you to buy a game once and play it on both your Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Stay connected with your gaming community through the Xbox app and the power of Xbox Live.

Let?s take a closer look at the gaming PCs announced this week:

iBUYPOWER Case Builder


Built with creativity in mind, the Case Builder project allows you to configure the look and structure of your computer case upon purchase. Paint your canvas and fuel your imagination with the Snowblind Element, featuring a transparent LCD monitor display embedded into the PC case.

Designed and engineered by iBUYPOWER, the RGB Cable Combs serves as the final piece of the RGB puzzle, illuminating your exceptional cable management.

MSI
MSI launched three brand-new gaming products at CES: the new Optix gaming monitor line-up, new gaming desktops, a motherboard, a graphics card, and the new GT75VR Titan Pro with Killer Wireless-AC 1550.

MSI introduces the new Optix MPG Series


MSI is proudly expanding its Optix gaming monitor line-up with the MPG curved gaming monitors. The new Optix MPG series will consist of two 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ. These mark the next level in MSI gaming monitors with a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Both models feature a 144Hz refresh rate and 1... Read more

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