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GPU too big which blocks slot for Elgato HD60 Pro

Q: GPU too big which blocks slot for Elgato HD60 Pro

Hey, recently I got myself an Elgato HD60 Pro. Without thinking (stupid me), I bought it and found out I have to put it in an I BELIEVE PCI-E 2 slot. But anyways, the slot is directly underneath the slot my GPU is placed. Now, my GPU is pretty big due to the fan meaning it blocks of the slot for my Elgato, meaning I can't plug both my Elgato and my GPU in at the same time.

My GPU doesn't have USB (I've seen a few PCI risers online but they all need USB as far as I understand). Is there a way to - without getting a new motherboard etc - get them both in (I thought of some extension thing for my GPU so I can place my GPU somewhere without directly putting it in the slot)

Sorry if this is messy written, hopefully it's understandable. I have no experience with hardware whatsoever.

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My Elgato HD 60 has what i call a glitch no clue what its actually called, but static pops up on the preview screen and it records it like that static and no audio. If you know how to fix that then thank you that would help a lot.

My real question is, is my processor to weak for the capture to work. I have a Intel Pentium CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz. The system requirements for CPU are 4th generation Intel Core i5 CPU (i5-4xxx or comparable), 2 Ghz or higher, before Turbo Boost.

I really dont know much about computers so i dont know how to figure out almost any of this stuff.

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I recently purchased an elgato hd60s capture card. After I set it up it showed that the card required a 3.0 usb port. I then plugged it into a port titles ss, which is a 3.0 usb port. When I went to check my Universal Serial Bus controllers I realized that I dont have 3.0 usb drivers. I dont know much about pcs and was wondering how to get these drivers.

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Randsomeware has everything is being blocked from the "normal" removal process. this one happens to Department Of Justice moneypak. on an XP Pro 32 bit.
I have attempted so far:
hitman kick start from USB but it is blocked as well attempted from cd no go
kaspersky recovery disk 10.0 boots up can update and scan found java exploit virus x4 however Doj returns on reboot
ran through terminal in kaspersky recvovery the windowsunlocker step. doj returns on reboot
maby good news is that kaspersky can brows filed and registry but have not made any changes as of yet.
Attempt to run Norton bootable revovery after press any key to boot from CD is hit black screen and no activity at all
Not sure of next step....
Any help is greatly appreciated

A:Ransomeware blocks safe mode blocks Hitman kick start

Wachman48, welcome to the BC Forums!!
Please run the Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker tool and then follow up by running the Kaspersky Rescue Disk scan.
Using the following link:
Follow Step #2 to boot the computer from the Kaspersky Rescue Disk with Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker.
Next, use...
Step #3 with the following command: Unblock Windows
Step #4 to scan computer using Kaspersky Rescue Disk
Step #6 to obtain a report of Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker
Note that the Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker utility is designed to disinfect Registry entries of the operating systems, and disinfect user Registry trees.
Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker does not  perform any actions with files!
In order to disinfect the files, use the Kaspersky Rescue Disk Graphic Mode, and load the graphic subsystem.
If there is an option to obtain a report, please do so. If not, please take note of the Detected Malicious Software, and provide it in your reply.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.
When done, please provide feedback as to whether the computer boots normally.

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I have a home made computer. Please note that i did not make it, I am not very tech-y. It has windows xp.
I just bought an Elgato Game Capture HD so i can play video games and put them on youtube.
the Elgato does not support windows xp, it does support windows 7 sp1.
My questions is what can i do?
I have all of the programs that i need on my computer already. I dont really want to spend another some-hundred dollars on a new computer and the programs and whatever else i might need. Just want to know my options. If i need to spend money on a new computer or something, please assist me with what to look for -cheaply. If i need to get a new computer, i would prefer a laptop, though this is not a necessity.

A:Elgato game capture hd help

What platform are you playing the game son (PC, xbox, whichever)? Will make a difference to alternatives, depending on what you want to do- bit more detail please, sure we can sort it out for you

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Hi everyone,
I'm new here and hoping to find some help, my PC runs fine without issues untill i try to run elgato software, when i do i get a blue screen of death, always at the same point, it used to work fine untill about a week ago, then one day i opened the program and it crashed, i tried to uninstall and it would crash again, i tried to install afresh and everytime it gets to the same point and then BSOD, the software programme no longer shows up in my apps list, the hardware no longer shows up in OBS either.
I'm at a loss and don't want to do a reboot and start again.
I have attached a file that may shed some light on this issue.
Many Thanks Scaloni777

A:BSOD win 10 Elgato issues.

Please run this report collecting tool so that we can provide a complete analysis: (from the pinned topic at the top of the forum)   http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/If you have Driver Verifier turned on, please turn it off.  To do this, open up verifier.exe and select "Delete existing settings".  Then click on "Finish" and reboot the system for the changes to take effect.If you didn't turn it on, please check it anyway (and let us know).The purpose of Driver Verifier is to cause BSOD's by stressing out the selected drivers. Please search your system for drivers named NTIOLib_X64.sysYou'll find several of them - mostly in an MSI directory in one of the Program Files directories.You'll note that they are associated with different MSI programs (the next level higher in the directory structure).Please uninstall those programs as this driver is known to cause BSOD issues. Analysis:The following is for information purposes only. The following information contains the relevant information from the blue screen analysis:**************************Sat Jul  9 12:35:24.326 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************Loading Dump File [C:\Users\john\SysnativeBSODApps\070916-13000-01.dmp]Windows 10 Kernel Version 10586 MP (12 procs) Free x64Built by: 10586.420.amd64fre.th2_release_sec.160527-1834System Uptime:0 days 0:03:36.093*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols ... Read more

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Hi, my son is wanting an elgato and a new laptop or pc and was wondering if anyone could tell me if any of these would be good enough to run it smoothly.
Intel? Celeron? dual core processor
500Gb hard drive
15.6 inch (1366 x 768) LED-backlit display
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
USB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI
2-in-1 card reader
Altec Lansing Speakers
Windows 8 Home Premium
Weight: 2.07kg

Desktop :
Processor- AMD? A4 Processor
Operating System: Windows 8
Screen size: 18.5 inch
Memory: 4Gb
Hard Drive: 500Gb
W 17.3, H 36, D 40 cm.
Weight: 7.9kg

Any help or advise would be greatly appreciated as I'm new to all this

A:Laptop or desktop for using elgato

Hi Xdelx, Welcome to PCHF!

To be honest both of those systems seem pretty low end. What is your budget for a new computer?

Here are the general Elgato Game Capture HD System Requirements.


? Windows 7, Windows 8 or later
? 2.0 Ghz (or higher) dual core CPU, or 2.0 Ghz (or higher) multi-core i3, i5 or i7 CPU
? Sound card
? 4GB Total Installed RAM (or higher)
? Built-in USB 2.0 port

You should get a computer that is well above the minimum system requirements. You may be able to run the software with either of those systems but not particularly well.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8142 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6670, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1899287 MB, Free - 755587 MB;
Motherboard: Advent, DT2410
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Also see here my dxdiag.
Spoiler: dxdiag
System Information
Time of this report: 7/26/2016, 00:22:41
Machine name: RYANSDESKTOP
Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 10586) (10586.th2_release_sec.160630-1736)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Advent
System Model: DT2410
BIOS: V3.0B12
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8142MB RAM
Page File: 3143MB used, 6279MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: 11.2
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: 144 DPI (150 percent)
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Enabled
Miracast: Not Available
Microsoft Graphics Hybrid: Not Supported
DxDiag Version: 10.00.10586.0000 64bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: The file ElgatoVAD.sys is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). You may be able to g... Read more

A:Help Required with Elgato HD - Gameplay Recording Glitches

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I want to know what I need to buy to make it so that my friends can be heard in my xbox one youtube videos.
Help pls what do I need?

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Whenever I plug in my elgato HD capture device my pc goes to a blue screen. So what happens is I plug my elgato into my computer and open up the elgato software (Game capture HD) And it initializes (I think that is how you spell it) the elgato and 5 seconds later it will crash... I tried to re-install the drivers and the Game capture HD Software but it still does the same thing. Here is a link to a video of my screen when it crashes - 
- Stormzeey 

A:Whenever I plug in my elgato HD capture device my pc goes to a blue screen

If anyone could help it would mean a lot!

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Just today I got an Elgato Game Capture HD so that I could record myself on YouTube playing XBOX 360, XBOX 1 and Retro Game Consoles. I installed the latest version of the Elgato Game Capture software which required me to install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 and also required some sort of update for Windows 7. I also downloaded the latest version of the Elgato Game Capture HD Driver. I then opened up the Elgato Game Capture software only to find that it didn't recognize my Elgato Capture device. I went into the Device Manager only to find that there was a yellow ! under the Elgato Game Capture device. I double clicked it to see what the issue was and it gave me the Code 52 error. I tried typing something in CMD to solve the problem but that didn't help. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver but that didn't help. I know that the Device itself is not broken because when a console is hooked up to it then it would show on my HDMI monitor and Retro consoles are included.
Here are some pictures that explain my situation-

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A:Elgato Game Capture HD Driver Problems Code 52

Update- I used Malwarebytes and Adwcleaner to remove viruses in case that was causing the issue. I also used wisecleaner to clean out my registry and here are the results-

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Let me know if U have any more suggestions for me as WiseCleaner still hasn't solved my problem yet.

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I originally submitted a ticket to Elgato about this issue a few days ago, but was just told that my PC's specs weren't new enough to use this device. The ticket I submitted reads as follows:
"Hi. I recently installed an Elgato 4K60 Pro in my PC (replacing my outdated Hauppauge HDPVR60) to record footage at 4K 60FPS OR 1080p60FPS from my Xbox One X and am currently experiencing some serious issues with playback, making the footage that I record almost unwatchable.
When attempting to record in any of the given resolutions listed in the drop down menu of the 4K Capture Utility (even 720), the preview window always seems to appear choppy and is constantly stuttering. I first thought that this choppy-ness was just part of the preview window and that the footage would sort of 'work itself out' upon actual playback (opening the file in some sort of media player once I had stopped recording) but I was wrong. After opening the file, I found that the stuttering (along with what looked like the footage was being sped up) was still present, as it was in the preview window. I don't have too much experience with Elgato capture devices as this is my first time purchasing one of your products and am curious, am I doing something wrong? I've installed the correct capture software. I've installed the correct drivers for the 4K60 Pro from the official site. I've tried playing around with various setting configurations within the 4K Capture Utility such as changing the video encod... Read more

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I have absolutely no Idea how to fix this,
I recorded some GTA V Xbox One, with my Newly purchase Elgato Game Capture HD.
The only settings I changed is the resolution:
I put it at [email protected] (with allowance to use 60fps or whatever that tick box was).
When fast movements are made in game, when I record for example and I jump and fall off a car roof, as shown in this video I made (https://youtu.be/refYFmQPooc). You see very early on in that video what I am talking about.
Any and all helpful replies are very much appreciated!
Please reply asap

NOTE: Glitch First happens at 24 seconds into the video

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When I'm trying to record something in theater mode it looks good and smooth and hd. But when I record it with Elgato it says "deinterlacing" and after that it looks laggy / crappy / not hd. I need to record good Black Ops 2 material with my ps3 / elgato please help me!

I heard that with ps3 you can get the quality better with some other wires, can someone explain how?

If you need anything else like my settings or computer specs please tell me!

I'm using Mac by the way.


Please help!

A:Elgato Game Capture Device PROBLEM with Black Ops 2 [HELPME!]

Sounds like a configuration issue in your recording software/configuration.

There is no reason to deinterlace the video as it's a progressive signal (ie: 1080P) and you want to record it as a progressive signal (1080P).

As far as cables go, that device doesn't appear to offer an input options. Looks like you should be using an HDMI cable. For the most part, HDMI cables either work or they don't.

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I have a AMD 7870 Dual slot video card on my Asus M5A99X-Evo Motherboard. It is installed in the first 16x slot...and I also have a PCI-e 1x XF-I Titanium Sound card. The problem I am having is that one of the 1x slots is covered by the video card, and the 2nd one is open, but right smack below the Video card. My Video card is the Sapphire 7870 GHz Edition non OC.. Attached is a picture of what I am trying to explain. My other question is: Will this cause issues since one of the GPU fans is semi covered? Its it recommended? Last question: If I move this to one of the 8x slots below on my motherboard, will it cause my 16x PCI-E slot to slow down? Thanks ahead of time for any help you can provide.

Computer Specs -

Asus M5A99x-Evo Motherboard (AM3+)
AMD FX 8350 8 Core (4Ghz)
Sapphire AMD Radeon 7870 GHz Edition (2GB)
8GB DDR3 1600 Kingston HyperX memory (2x 4GB)
500GB WD Black Edtion SATA HD
1TB WD Black Edtion SATA HD
Sound Blaster XF-I Titanium PCI-E 1x Sound Card
Thremaltake 750 80+ Bronze PS (Smart Series)

A:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

The motherboard has onboard sound (RealtekŪ ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.

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This is the strangest thing I've seen in the past 10 years of using computers. I have an Acer Aspire 7535-5020 laptop that came with windows 7, but I'm very picky and I wanted Windows xp back so I went onto Acer's website and downloaded all of the windows xp drivers and then formatted the laptop to Windows XP with intergrated Service Pack 3.

The computer works just fine except for one very strange oddity - the USB mouse I'm using only works when plugged into the first USB slot, it will refuse to work in the other 3 USB slots.

I'm using a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 USB which is my favorite mouse and I have 3 of them at home. When I was formatting the laptop, I had the mouse plugged into the first USB slot and now that is the ONLY slot it will work in. If I plug it into the other usb slots, the red laser will come on which means it's getting power, but it will not move the cursor and clicking either of the mouse buttons won't do anything.

When I have the Device Manager open, and I plug the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 mouse into the first USB slot, the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0' entry will appear in BOTH the 'Human Interface Devices' tab and also the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab.

However, when plugging the mouse into the other 3 usb slots, the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0' entry will only appear in the 'Human Interface Devices' but NOT the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab.

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A:USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot

Hi NukesGoBoom,

I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?


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i have had trouble with my computer after cleaning it (can of compressed air) it would boot to log in screen then go black on the monitor or it would blue screen and restart.

after figuring out it was a RAM problem i tried another stick of RAM but same problem so i guess its the actual slot it goes into, i only have 2 on my motherboard lucky one of them is working still.

has anyone had this problem or know of a way to fix it, i am wondering if some of the canned air/gas became a liquid from spraying to close and got in it.

any help would be appreciated thanks.

A:RAM slot/DIMM slot? blue screening me!


ok so i have been looking into my problem more, when booting i press tab to show the POST?? or somthing and it says that 1 of the RAMs wouldnt/couldnt R/W (read write?? i dont know)

then i get the screen saying that windows has had hardware changes and asking to how i want to start windows (normal, safe mode, etc) i have tried all but it just restarts.

now its only with 1 of the 2 dimm slots this happens and i have tried differend RAM in there but only the 1 slot works

any help would be appreciated


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ok the lady I got this comp from says the comp the video card its reading now is not as good as the one in the PCI slot so Im wondering how do I make it so it reads the PCI slot

The AGP vid card though comes out with a Adaptor to make it so you can plug in moniters

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer

and no there is no plug that goes into the PCI slot

I hope this is understanable


A:How to switch the comp from reading your AGP slot to PCI slot

Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.

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hi there,
i need to know which know which graphic card will fit for my computer. Ie i want to know which type: DDR ,DDR1 or ddr2 i bought my computer in 2007, but thats not enough to tell.
so please let me know how do i know which pci slot i have?

A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.

Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?

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yah just a question, and if so give me a price range please for a pci


A:can I add a AGP slot or PCI slot to a comp that doesnt have one?

You can't add a slot to a motherboard.

How old is this computer that it doesn't have a PCI slot? Those have been around for quite a while. Are you sure it doesn't have one? Even AGP is not new technology.

EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.

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Hello All, I'm looking under the hood of my 1st gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon, and I'm trying to identify the PCIe slots.  In particular, the following page states that I should have 2 PCI Express Mini slots:  https://support.lenovo.com/au/en/solutions/pd027202 Now I see the WLAN card and the WWAN card, and my natural assumption is that these are both in PCIe ports, but on closer inspection I see that the WLAN card's slot is only 19mm wide, whereas the WWAN card is the standard 26mm width of normal PCIe Mini ports. This raises some questions:  1. Is the WLAN connected to a proprietary slot, or is this just a different type of PCIe standard?  2. If the WLAN is connected to a proprietary slot, where is my second PCIe slot? Any help would greatly be appreciated. Regards,Adam Zebrowski-az  

A:Why is my WLAN card slot narrower than my WWAN card slot (PCIe mini)?

On closer inspection, it looks like my SSD connects to a similar-looking slot as my WLAN card.  I guess this means my WLAN card uses a SATA connection or something? I normally work with desktop PCs, so I'm unfamiliar with a lot of these laptop hardware standards. Regards,Adam Zebrowski-az- 

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I am Using Dell Inspiron N5010. Can I Use Only Single Module 8GB RAM in Single Slot (With One Empty Slot)

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I bought this Elgato capture card yesterday and I've been trying to get it to work. I've updated my driver, and changed the video quality on both of my monitors, along with the profile (quality) on the software but I keep getting this message:

I don't know what it means by "video output format" but I want to be able to record off of it, so thank you in advance if you know how to help me.

the image link, if you can't see it.

A:Elgato Capture Card: Won't capture anythng

I'm not familiar with it. But based on the image, there is no input signal (upper right box - Game Capture HD "no signal").

So the error is likely trying to tell you to change the output video type of whatever you have connected.

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I was hoping to boot from the SD card a live linux, but it appears there may not be a way to do this?  If it's not possible, is there a way to boot from a small portion of the regular drive, then load into the sd card? Basically I don't want to have a USB slot being taken up by a drive and the SD card slot is just really convienent. 

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Basicaly iv'e run out of PCI slot.

So im left with a choice.

Either Sacrifice a PCI card and start buying USB hubs an devices

Or find a way to convert this lovley empty AGP slot into a PCI slot.

The question is can it be done?

Gie me a simple YES, NO or ITS REALY HARD AND EXPENSIVE answer please

A:Can i convert an AGP slot into a PCI slot

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Is this a kensignton slot? Where I can attach a little security cable...

"found on 99% of laptops"

A:Kensington slot (k-slot)

Looks like it to me

Wikipedia has a picture of a Kensington lock slot on the side of Apple Powerbook laptop, and of the business end of the lock cable

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This is probably documented somewhere, but I wish to confirm normal behavior. Can I install M.2 SATA device in one of the two M.2-size slots, and NVME device in the other? Thank you.

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I have a server that I manage for a small company, of which I tried to get a Live State Recovery image of, and it won't due to bad blocks on the main and only drive on it. What software can I buy keep the OS from writing data or trying to write data to it, or will the OS itself know not to.

I'm running Win2K SBS on it.


A:I have Bad BLOCKS....

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Hi, I installed windows 7 on my laptop (acer aspire one) and I didnt have the partition as primary it was logical(doh). So I deleted the partition and tried to make a new one with acronis disk director and it says: cannot resize partition with bad blocks.
Okay... this computer is only 2 weeks old, idk why my hard drive would be failing now.
I ran chkdsk and it said it replaced a file some .exe.
I ran an acronis report thinger if this helps

Disk 1 Partition 2
FSSize: 302311169 (144G)
BlockSize: 8 (4K)
BlockCount: 37788896 (144G)
FreeBlockCount: 31003116 (118G)
ReservedSectors: 16 (8K)
FATSize: 0 (0b)
FATCount: 0 (0b)
RootEntries: 0 (0b)
UsedRootEntries: 0 (0b)
InodeSize: 1024 (1K)
InodeCount: 94976 (93M)
BytesPerInode: 0 (0b)
VolumeLabel: ACER............................
SerialNumber: B1 C7 01 F0 23 FE 34 D0 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
CheckPerformed: 1
UsefulInformation: 30504451665 (28G)
BadBlockCount: 2 (8K)
thank you

A:Bad blocks



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Has anyone been able to get Outlook to stop blocking attachments.? I have tried everything I could find on the subject including the registry tweak , but no luck. It is very annoying that Outlook blocks everything.

thanks for any help


A:Outlook blocks

Have you tried the following?

IN the program....


Then UNCHECK the box next to ..
Do not allowattachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus.

Make sure this has NO tick next to it, as this makes sure you cannot open or save any attachment.


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hey guys, i just did a scan using HD Tune and it came up with one 'damaged block'. is there any way to repair it or is this a hard drive fault?


A:Any way to repair bad blocks on HDD?

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I have been having the problem recently that all AOL services, including AIM block my webserver which is running on port 80. I can access the webpage internally by typing in "" in the address bar. All of my ports are forwarded correctly, I have tried resetting cable modem/router and both and still nothing works. This problem has not always existed, it just started for some reason. It still gets blocked even if I use AOL/AIM on another computer on the network.

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It seems my pc is blocking access to some sites i want to view. I can view the same sites with my imac so it seems to be the PC (or some program running on it) that is the problem. Highly annoying!!! I want to download the Alexa toolbar but when I try to access the download page with the PC i just get an error page ("page cannot be displayed"). I can get to the very same page using the mac!!!!

Ive notised that the same thing is happening when i try to view other pages, for example the homepages for some affiliate networks like CJ.

Is this bcs of some security setting???

Please help!

A:PC blocks pages i want to see??!

Check the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\ETC folder. Find the file named HOSTS, choose "Open" and then choose the option to open from the list. Open it with Notepad. This shows all of the sites being blocked by your PC. To remove a site, put a # in front of the on its line. Then save the file.

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, HOWEVER, THAT YOU LEAVE THESE SITES IN THERE. They are most likely there for a reason, perhaps your antispyware tool is blocking access to these sites?

If you want to make sure a site is safe before removing it, go to www.siteadvisor.com/preview and type the site's name in the search box at the top of the page. It will tell you if the site has harmful downloads and that may explain why it was being blocked.


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After years of not seeing any failing drives, I've had several customer PC's with them recently. I'm working on one laptop for the 2nd time, same issue: bluescreen due to bad blocks. I'm thinking its time to retire it but wonder: is there a test routine that tells one "its time" ?? If I simply look at the SMART status after doing chkdsk repairs, it will show "healthy".


A:HDD with bad blocks, again. When to replace?

I've wondered the same thing.

If you Google around, you will see a lot of recommendations to replace when bad sectors are first seen--the implication being that more bad sectors will follow, sooner rather than later.

But I've never seen any reasoning behind that assumption. Maybe more bad sectors are no more likely to occur just because you have a few. I do remember that when hard drives were very small and expensive, you didn't see the recommendation to replace offered so freely--implying that they were still serviceable.

I'm not aware of any other inexpensive consumer-level hard drive tools that shed much light on this.

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After i installed SYGATE Personal Firewall, the following applications have been blocked:

NT Kernel & System
LSA Shell ( export version )
SNMP Service

Can someone tell me what applications they are, and if i can unblock them?


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I have an issue with my internet. When I get online and try to click on a link to go to a website, the following pops up and blocks all websites:


I am running avast! Antivirus software and downloaded MalWarebytes and deleted every Trojan, Malware, etc. found on my whole computer. Does anyone have a suggestion for getting rid of this?


A:Web Site Blocks

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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I had 14 critical updates from Microsoft downloaded onto my computer. Now I canNOT get on the Internet. I have to disable Norton's Firewall in order to gain entrance. I've tried changing settings but nothing works. Anyone else having this problem?

A:Blocks me from getting on the Internet!

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bought a new laptop with vista loaded on it.

my issues happens most of the time.

some websites will not be accessable. I am connected on an adsl modem with a ppoe connection. most of the time MSN website will not connect the microsft website will not connect. (including windows update) several department stores' websites.

i have tried using proxy website's to view these pages (www.youhide.com) and it will load the MSN home page but i cant enter the mail page. (i cant load the MSN home page without the proxyserver)

i dont know what to try. i buddy bought a new desktop that was doing the same thing. returned it and the new one worked fine. he had to shell out 50 bucks for the HP guy to belive that it was acting this way.

i have turned off my firewall, ie7 protected mode. nothing that i do works.

and the wierdest part is that some days everything will work fine. while the computer is still on it will work for a few hours and not work untill a few days later.

can anyone help???

A:IE7 blocks only some websites

Hello and welcome to TSF

click Start => Run an copy and paste this command into the run box:

notepad %windir%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

press OK.

a notepad file should pop up copy and paste everything in the notepad file back into this thread.

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Im working on a computer for a friend and they want a block put on the computer so there brother can't access the porn on the computer. I have tryed to use the internet explorer block but its just not working. Is there anything i can do or any download that you would reccomend me use. Oh and this needs to be a free download...or something like that....

Thanks for your time

A:Internet Blocks

This is one of the better free programs:http://www.k9webprotection.com/about.html

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After installing my new (well, used) gigabyte 9800gx2 and updating drivers, when I play some games there are theseflickering fuzzy lines or blocks in a checkerboard pattern. How do I fix this?
Extra into: I tried it on Warcraft 3, street fighter 4, and Starcraft so far the first two are installed and Starcraft I had on another he before I reformatted. On Starcraft, however the fuzzy lines do not appear. In Warcraft the lines are thinner and wavier in street fighter, they are more blocky. Tomorow I will test it out on the rest of the games I have (just like Starcraft, they are not installed but I have them from before reformatting my main hd.

I will report back here with a picture from my phone and ifthe other programs have the lines. Also, I can't seem to screenshot the fuzzy lines on Warcraft. I'm either failing and getting it when they flicker or it will not show up. Anyone had this problem?
Edit: I am still covered by manufacturers warranty

My setup if needed is:
4gb ram
Amd athlon x2 5200+
Gigabyte nvidia 9800 gx2
19" LCD with 1240x1024 resolution (this is from memory but I'm pretty sure it's correct)
Yes means they have the fuzzy lines
Warcraft iii yes
Street fighter 4 yes
Starcraft no
Counter strike source yes
World of goo no

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A:Fuzzy blocks

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send me ways to bypass schools locks

A:School Blocks

This isn't a crack or hack site jay.
You won't find what you're looking for here.

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ive had this problem for about a week and it is startin 2 really annoy me.i can go on the net but every now and again it will just say cannot find server for about a minute then i can go back on again.i have checked for spyware using both ad aware 6 and spybot search and destroy,my computer is now free of it.also i cant get on geocities.com ever because it comes up with that stupid white pages search engine.incase it helps im on a network.

help me!!!!

A:net temporaraly blocks up

What Operating system are you using? What browser?
How do you connect to the internet?

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Hi, not too long ago I updated to ZoneAlarm Plus 4.0 and I did so the day I reformatted. That means it was a complete clean install. Back before that, on the old versions like 3.7, etc...it had many blocked intrusions and some high rated intrusions. I just checked today and it says 0 Instrusions and 0 high-rated. Is this thing even working now? Is there anyway I can test it out? Maybe there's just a glitch that doesn't show the # of intrusions.

A:ZoneAlarm Plus no blocks???

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I've a problem with a Windows XP-machine.

The PC blocks at startup at the Welcome Screen.
Windows is installed on a disk with 2 partitions (C: with windows and D: ).
In the beginning, the Windows XP Recovery Console couldn't find the operating system.

I installed Windows 7 on a new drive (F: ). From here I can access all my files and folders on the XP-disk.
I deleted the second partition (D: ) from the XP-disk. The XP Recovery Console finds now the two operating systems.

What I already did:
- Run a virus scanner (AVG) -> found a few worms/trojan horses. One was C:\autorun.inf
- Run the Fixboot and FixMBR via the Recovery Console
- Tried a repair install -> this option isn't available via the Windows Instllation (only reinstall)
- Tried to start the PC in Safe Mode -> same problem. blocks on welcome screen

Format + reinstall is not an option because I have a few old & good programs which I still need (lost the installation discs) + difficult configauration (a lot of plug-ins etc).

Any ideas how I can solve this problem, without the need of a reinstall?

A:XP blocks at Welcome Screen

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A:Computer Blocks

The forum guidelines statesNo subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. You won't get any help for getting around a block someone else has placed on your computer.

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All of a sudden my Outlook is blocking photos and wallpaper from emails. How can I turn that off.

A:Outlook blocks

I am not familiar with Outlook but with Outlook express 6, there is a setting that blocks attachments that could be virus's. The setting is in options/security. Could this be the same with Outlook?

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