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Building new gaming comp for Star Wars: TOR. What are you running?

Q: Building new gaming comp for Star Wars: TOR. What are you running?

Hey everyone I am looking at getting a computer for starwars the old republic(needs to release already grr) I am thinking of going through Cyberpowerpc.com my brother and quite a few of my friends have bought computers from them and they seem to be the cheapest for brand new systems. I was hoping I could get some of you to build what you think would be a great computer for gaming, I will only be doing games on it and maybe watching movies I have 1 monitor right now i believe is a 22" viewsonic I would like to get a 24" and have duel monitors. I am looking to spend any where from 1k-1.7k I am looking into getting a SSD with a reg hard drive for storage. Any questions or concerns please post them here and i will get back to you ASAP, PREFER intel i5 unless u think i7 would be better with Over Clocking.

also if you will be playing starwars tor what kind of rig are u running right now and will be running for the game on release day?

so i just seen this and sorry for not doing it prior but here is what i kind of want

What are you going to use the PC for? Starwars: TOR. movies maybe blue ray maybe not not sure yet thats about it.

How much is your budget?
1k-1.7k

Where are you located? (a.k.a. fill out your profile)
San Joaquin County California near stockton/modesto ca

Are you willing to buy online?
was looking at cyberpowerpc.com I have put together computers myself from newegg.com and a couple other places and from what i have seen cyberpower only charges roughly 30-50dollars to put it together for you.

Are you going to re-use any parts from an earlier build?
No

Do you need other peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, among others?
Yes monitor keyboard mouse and headset prefer(throw in speakers ill remove if i want or dont want

Have you already bought any parts?
no i have not bought anything

Do you have an Operating System (OS)?
I have one from my laptop but i dont think i will be using it so throw in maybe windows 7?

Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup?
I prefer water cooled CPU/GPU I want it to stay cool as it does get hot here during the summer months, but ontop of that i would like as little noise as possible and no lights or neons I hate bright lights when im trying to sleep lol.

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Preferred Solution: Building new gaming comp for Star Wars: TOR. What are you running?

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A: Building new gaming comp for Star Wars: TOR. What are you running?

I am assuming that your present budget excludes the monitor.

Here's what I suggest:

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz - $219.99
ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 - $189.99
MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 - $239.99
CORSAIR Professional Series HX850 - $149.99
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) - $69.99
Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB - $54.99
COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN2 CM690 II - $79.99

TOTAL - $1004.93

That leaves you with $700 for OS and peripherals.

I am personally using the Microsoft Sidewinder X4 and Logitech MX518 as my keyboard / mouse combo. Really happy with them. However, it's more down to personal preference.

With any cash that's left over you might want to get an SSD/Blu-Ray/etc. Or you might look at getting a second HD 6950 for CF.

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I have managed to complete 93% of the game. Right now, I'm working on the timed ground assaults and the gold brick space battles. One problem that I haven't been able to remedy concerns the level Defenders of Peace. I have managed to find all the minikit locations except one. Here's a video of all the locations and how to activate them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2x975ctgnc

I have followed it to a tea. Everything that is required to get all 10 minikits I have meticulously gone through and completed as per the video. There is one white triangle pointing at an area near the bounty hunter switch. My sister, whom I've done this with, claims that, once the bounty hunter switch challenge has been completed, there is a light on it that is supposed to turn green to signify completion and she says that it hasn't done that. The thing is the video shows that, when you knock out 50 droids, a canister appears at the location of the last droid you knocked out.

So, before I delete the save game data and do it all over again to try and get 100%, do any of you have any suggestions?
 

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I have recently wiped my Star Wars Edition Windows 10 Notebook and installed windows 7.  I have had many problems finding the windows 7 drivers for the laptop., and I was wondering if there was anyone that could help me out my main problem at the moment is that the onboard microphone is not being found or working and I am missing several other drivers when i search my laptop on the website i find the correct drivers for it but they are windows 10 which is how the laptop came, I was wondering if anyone had any information that would lead me to the exacet same drivers but for windows 7, it would be a massive help if somneone could.

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I am currently on a low budget and this is what i came up with for a new machine. Here are the current spec's.

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811156063

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16817104954

Hard Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822144417

Video Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814130056

Ram:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820150053
OR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820145566

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128017
OR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813131032

CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819115005

Fan/heatsink:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835185038

I am not sure about which ram would be better thats why i listed both. I am unsure about the ram voltage difference because the standard is 1.8. Also my budget is around 750 U.S Dollars. Also not sure if the fan/heatsink I chose is the best choose. Feel free to tweek this build.
 

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building a comp for a friend, doesnt have too much money
http://frontiernet.net/~unholyknights/computer/andycomp.html
tell me what you think
 

A:building a budget gaming comp

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OK ALL !! HERE IS THE CONTEST !!!

Objective : List the best componints for a computer that would run a high required game like EverQuest. Your MAX price should be about 500$. Make sure all componints work together for the max preformance.

PRIZE : My thanks. Sorry to the people who thought the might actually win something from my poor @$$ LOL. If you dont want to waist your time then no problem =P

Post all things on this thread. The reason for this if you already havent heard, I want to play EverQuest again with out the lag fest.

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THAT POST
 

A:GAMING COMP BUILDING CONTEST(kinda)

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Hello,I am looking to buy the Star Wars laptop with the Nicosia graphics in it however I can not seem to find it anywhere in the uk. Can someone please help.Thanks

A:Star Wars

May the force be with you!http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Offer.aspx?p=c-star-warsHope this helps!




Although I work for HP Inc -The views and opinions I post here are of my own.If my post helped you out, give me the Thumbs up, i deserve

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Okay, so to begin with, I'm looking for a desktop that will run Star Wars: The Old Republic at normal settings without any serious hiccups.

My price range is around $500-700 dollars (I don't need a monitor, mouse, keyboard, etc.), and I'm not really big on the idea of building my own from scratch.

I was browsing my local Best Buy, and the people there recommended the following desktop:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03135882&lc=en&cc=us&destPage=document&dlc=en

They said it should be able to run the game at low/medium settings without problems, but I thought I'd get a second, more informed opinion before dropping the cash on it.

They also said that the desktop mentioned above has a number of back slots for installing better memory, ram, and graphics/video cards should I ever desire to do so.

Keep in mind, that I'm not really looking to run any graphics intensive games like Crysis 2 or Battlefield 3 (that's what my consoles are for). Rather, I'm looking for something that will run games that are only available for PC such as SW:TOR, WOW, and some League of Legends.

Any and all advice is much appreciated.

Stavie
 

A:Star Wars: TOR Rig

In general it isn't to bad a machine but the integrated graphics card is going to be the issue if anything is. Integrated cards really aren't up to scratch, my son recently bought a PC with an integrated card and it didn't perform overly well in League of Legends!

Some other options:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229282 - Not the best card in the world, going back to my sons PC above he is running a HD5450 that I gave him and it runs League of Legends and TOR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229300 - AMD CPU rather than intel but a bette GPU which would suit a gaming rig more.

I play SWTOR on the rig in my signature, which is an upgraded HP Pavillion (new PSU and Graphics card) and I can run it pretty much maxed out, only have to lower the settings a bit when I go to the fleet (major hub).
 

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Hi There,  I bought this new HP Star Wars 15-AN098NR laptop online. Just got it yesterday. It seems none of my notification sounds are working. For instance the startup and shut down sounds are not working.  I also feel an overall lag in the operating system, even though it has Core i7-6500u AND 12GB ram. Could anyone help me out with the situation and advise me what needs to be done to rectify the same. Regards

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My Star Wars Battlefront 2 stopped working online since yesterday giving me an error saying connection to host lost and I read the tweak guide saying that my Intel 945GM graphics card would make that happen. I have been looking for an upgrade but haven't been able to find one if you could help that would be great.
 

A:Star Wars Battlefront 2

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hello i just wanna to upgrade my laptop with much powerful processor and new ram and i don't know which processor and ram ar compatible with my laptop.Can i have a list with the two part,Thank you

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Hello, I want to upgrading my Star Wars Special Edition Signature Edition. I want to change the follow components: Memory Ram 8Gb to 16 GbHard drive to SSD 1 GbDvd drive to Blue ray drive battery 4 cell to 8 -10 or 12  cell please, you can recomend me references for to make this changes.In other words, I want that you tell me about diferents references. Thank you.best regards   

A:Upgrade my Star Wars Hp

Here is the manual: Star Wars Edition Service Manual 8 gigs to 16 gigs is a go. Quote from the Manual: DDR3L-1600 Dual Channel Support Supports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following con?gurations ? 16384-MB total system memory (81922) Memory module (DDR3L-1600): 8-GB 693374-005 https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-1600MHz-PC3-12800-KVR16LS11/dp/B00CQ35HBQ/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_... For a 1 TB SSD I recommend a Samsung 850 Evo. OCZ also makes good ones as does Kingston. HP makes a Blu-Ray drive (see p. 27) but it is silver and not sure what color your laptop is. You can swap in a generic Blu-Ray reader or reader/burner using the existing caddy and faceplate. Post back if you need help with that.  Unfortunately the 4-cell is the only battery made for your laptop.  All of these upgrades will require removal of the back cover, which is not technically end user authorized. In other words it can jeopardize the warranty. It should be OK as long as no damage is done but you want to feel confident you can do it or find a technician who can. We will help as much as we can from a distance. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I've recently download star wars galaxies. I start it up, everything seems ok...until I finally get in game. The game play was so choppy it made me a little dizzy. So I finally got into the options and turned down all the graphics....still, I was experiencing major lag. Now I've played World of Warcraft for nearly a year with no problems. I think I might know the problem...on the games website it said if you have graphics integrated into your motherboard (I have nVidia GeForce 4mx integrated) that it sometimes borrows regular (sry...dont know all the technical terms) ram to boost video ram...my question is, if thats the problem, can i fix it without buying something?

(and I meet all of the minimum requirements)

thanks in advance
 

A:Star Wars Galaxies

Welcome to TSG!!

Downloaded?.... A legal DL?..
If not, you should have read the rules first.. TSG won't help with pirated software..
Sorry.

Oh and could you list your system specs.. If we can help, that info will help us.

Minimum is bad for games.. It means all the graphics need to be set low or off in some cases..
Yes integrated vid uses system RAM..
Can it be fixed for free?.. Not really, you'll just need more RAM, or another (plug in) video card..

Edit: I have just googled, and it seems some are 10+ day trials..
One said nothing about a time limit..

As I don't really know this game..
I don't mean to pre-judge, but just something TSG likes to know.
 

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Looking through the threads I found a few things I tried, NVrefresh and TCP Optimizer. HOwever, still posting a question because of my circumstances. I am running a Pentium 3 1000GHz with 512 Ram. Windows XP Home, NVidia FX 5600SE, DirectX 9. My internet connection is through the school network this causes slow connection when people are using it. When running Star Wars Galaxies the stat window says that ping is about 600-700 the packet loss % is averaging 50% and the bandwidth in on average says 0.5/0.0. Just like some one else running about 20fps. I wanted to know if there is anything I can do to give me the "edge" and almost force a fast connection. When no one is here, like over a school break, it runs great. So, no idea how else to put it, but just wondering if I can make my connection window larger? I will provide as much information as I possibly can if you need it.

SirHobbs
 

A:Star Wars Galaxies

You could try posting in networking about it....but other than getting a direct line to your computer, I don't know what you could do....tell your school to get a better connection, I guess.
 

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So anyways thought I would try to put a bug in someones butt and see if they have mroe luck then I do, since release of Star Wars The Old Republic, I and many many many other users have been experiencing hard system crashes all the way to the point where most of us are forced into a hard reset power button for 5 secondsI.

It seems to happen with a variety of video cards and intel and amd based systems, and still nothing real from the devs about them fixing it, so I thought I would see if anyone on your team could put a bug in their asses about getting this fixed?

We have sent dxdiags, msinfo(32)'s crash reports when they come in and we get the same responses about making sure your system is stable update c++ runtime etc, really no fix or a decent explanation for this to happen. And to boot when they see that you are playing the game, (again which we have to as gamers try even though we know it is futile) they consider the issue is resolved and close the ticket.

I have seen this problem on everything to bare system requirements all the way up to powerhouse systems, with 24 gigs of memory and they still experience the crashing sometimes to desktop and sometimes a black screen of death. I just find it extremely weird that I can play Battlefiled 3 for hours without a single glitch, but when I go to play SWToR I get hard locks like this and it is just getting to the point where I am sick of their nonsense answers that tech support gives.

I love the game and... Read more

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WinXP HOME
I installed Lego Star Wars on my computer as the administrator and it worked. I then logged off and signed on as my name and it didn't work. I got this message:

Nu2Api Runtime Error!
Important. Do no ignore!

File:.\numem.c
Line:405

Description:Alloc failed -1 requested at: .\pc\nufont_pc.cpp (430)

(Your application has generated an erro message)
I then went back in as administrator as the first name, unistalled it, and changed my name to administrator. Logged off as the first admin, logged on as my name, installed, it worked, logged off, changed my name back to limited, logged back on as my name, and I got the error above.

What do I do to get it to worked under my name as a limited account?
 

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Hi guys I got an old dell dimension PC with 2.8 HT P4 and 512MB RAM

I am wanting to play Star Wars Episode 1 Pod Racer but am having some issues with it.

I got all the cutscenes and stuff to work finally after redownloading and reinstalling the DX EUR 9.0c from MS website. But after cutscenes just get a blank screen, however I can hear it selecting options a s I move keys but just cant see anything.

Any help would be appreciated please

I will say last time I played this I had an OLD Gateway PIII with a 566mhz cpu and 2MB dedicated GPU on the mobo and it played fine.

SO Im pretty sure my P4 and 512MB should handle it im just worried maybe its XP causing issues?
 

A:Cant get Star Wars game to run right.

closing duplicate (there was a server hiccough that caused this, no worries). Original is at https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-get-star-wars-game-to-run-right.1184812/
 

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Hi guys I got an old dell dimension PC with 2.8 HT P4 and 512MB RAM

I am wanting to play Star Wars Episode 1 Pod Racer but am having some issues with it.

I got all the cutscenes and stuff to work finally after redownloading and reinstalling the DX EUR 9.0c from MS website. But after cutscenes just get a blank screen, however I can hear it selecting options a s I move keys but just cant see anything.

Any help would be appreciated please

I will say last time I played this I had an OLD Gateway PIII with a 566mhz cpu and 2MB dedicated GPU on the mobo and it played fine.

SO Im pretty sure my P4 and 512MB should handle it im just worried maybe its XP causing issues?
 

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Hi guys I got an old dell dimension PC with 2.8 HT P4 and 512MB RAM

I am wanting to play Star Wars Episode 1 Pod Racer but am having some issues with it.

I got all the cutscenes and stuff to work finally after redownloading and reinstalling the DX EUR 9.0c from MS website. But after cutscenes just get a blank screen, however I can hear it selecting options a s I move keys but just cant see anything.

Any help would be appreciated please

I will say last time I played this I had an OLD Gateway PIII with a 566mhz cpu and 2MB dedicated GPU on the mobo and it played fine.

SO Im pretty sure my P4 and 512MB should handle it im just worried maybe its XP causing issues?
 

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Just started playing Lego Star Wars, and really getting into it.

Anyone know a good site for tips and tricks?
 

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A:how much ram hp pavillion star wars can have?

I will assume you did not mean to be quite as demanding as it looks like from the abrupt post , but here is the information from the Service manual: Two SODIMM slots - NON customer accessible / upgradeable DDR3L-1600 Dual Channel Support Supports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following con?gurations ? 16384-MB total system memory (81922)  Understand that adding a memory module is no easy task and will jeopardize the warranty. Happy to help with directions to do it if you come in and ask nicely.  

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Let it be known. This is for the FIRST game. Not the second.

When I start the game this happens.


I restarted, tried it again. Same Error.

I uninstalled it. Restarted. Installed under Win XP Service Pack. Same Error.

I made sure the exe is under the Win XP Service Pack. Same Error.

I even tried the "change the mss32.dll in the directory." Same Error.

I did the built-in system scan in the game configure. It's not the best but it should still play.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thx.✔

A:Star Wars: The Old Republic

Hello Hrimfaxi,

Try installing it with all third party services disabled:
Press the Windows Key + RIn the Run Commnad type: msconfigSelect the "Services" tabCheck the box entitled, "Hide All Microsoft Services"Click "Disable all"Click "Apply"Click "OK"Restart your computer and re-install

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Any body playing this on PC?
I have a 64bit machine from Alienware running Win XP Pro x64 edition.
Ghost Recon runs fine on it, Doom3 refuses to install on it.
Battlefront game play seems slow, but I'm not sure if it's my system or it was an intended effect.
 

A:Star Wars Battlefront

I can play SW Battlefront fine with a Intel 2GHZ, but I found this link for Doom problems.
http://www.tweakguides.com/Doom3_3.html
 

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I bought Star Wars BF2 and installed it on my computer. Then, I downloaded a map for it and when I tried to load BF2 it crashed over and over. So I uninstalled it deleted the map and reinstalled it. But when it called for the 2nd disc in installation I put it in and clicked OK and it froze. It does this every time and I have already contacted LucasArts. They say my video card is not supported but it worked before. In fact on the autorun of the game there is and option to analyze my computer. The report says everything is passed except a Tnl adapter but it says this is not required. What is going on???
 

A:Star Wars Battlefront II

Id try uninstalling again , manually search for any folders associated with the game and delete those , run a free program called Ccleaner available here: http://www.download.com/CCleaner/3000-2144_4-10315544.html?tag=mncol&cdlPid=10876371 and then re-install.
 

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to anyone who reads this,
i need help with the installation of my game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi academy. the things come up in this order:
1)Assertion Failed "LecSetup_GetSetup(g_Env["DataDir"]&m_pLecSetu)"!

abnormal termination
slect retry for an environment dump.

2)the application or DLL:\Install\LecSetup.dll is not a valid windows iamge. check against Installation diskette

3)Assertion failed: m_hsetupDll!=0"!

source\lFx_System.cpp

Line 277

4) Game 2
Game 2 files
Files: D:\GameData\GameData\Base\assets1.pk3
Errorr: the request could not be performed because of an I/O error

to any one who can help, that would be greatly appreciated. my computer is a

Microsoft Windows XP
home edition
version 2002
service pack 3

thanks very much.
Potato Head

 

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Here's what's happening. I was invited to early access on Tuesday, I downloaded the game client several days before, and began playing all day Tuesday. Well I started to get the Blue Screen of death, so I had to do a system restore. Now I cannot even log into the launcher. It either freezes, crashes, ect.... I cannot get a hold of technical support. Now here is where it get's interesting. On my Laptop I can download, log in, and patch the game. The laptop isn't even close to the desktop.

Specs Below:
Graphics Card, GT 520
4 GB Ram
Terra hard drive
AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor 3.0 Ghz
64-bit operating system.

If you want to do a remote desktop connection I'd be more than happy to obliged just to get the sucker to work.
 

A:Star Wars the Old Republic.

Here are the official SWTOR system requirements:

Processor:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better or Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.0GHz or better

Operating System:
Windows XP/Vista/7

RAM:
Windows XP: 1.5GB
Windows Vista and Windows 7: 2GB
PCs using a built-in graphical chipset are recommended to have 2GB RAM

Graphics Card:
ATI X1800 or better*
nVidia 7800 or better*
Intel 4100 Integrated Graphics or better*

DVD-ROM:
8x or better

*Minimum of 256MB of on-board RAM and Shader 3.0 or better support.

Go to http://www.canyourunit.com and check to see if it passes the minimum.

If it does, my next question is are other games causing the system to lock up or freeze?
 

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ok i was "playing" swcombine and it worked at me school computer but i get home and site doesnt work here i need some help. www.swcombine.com if thislink doesnt work thers the prob.
 

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On the screen, it gives a list of awards to people, Public enemy, bantha fodder, etc. What do they all mean, and how do you get them. nobody lists these anywhere.
 

A:Star Wars BF Awards

Well I can't remember all of them off hand, but public enemy is who has killed the most people/droids/wookies etc overall, bantha fodder is who has been killed the most. There's one for dying the least and one for killing the most people on one 'life', but I can't remember what they call those.

Hope that helps.
 

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I want to get Star Wars Galaxy but Im affraid my system won't run it good. I have an athlon 1.4 266 fsb with 521 ddr 2100ram and an nvidia vanta 16 meg. This is the worst part of my system. Well what do you guys think will I be able to run it?
 

A:Star Wars Galaxy/sys req

You'll be bale to run it, but probably won't enjoy it as much. that game requires a 32 MB card (but for full affect recommends 64 MB), and since you have half that, the video will be sluggish, graphics distorted, and you will lose one of the best elements of the game.

Get a real graphics card to enjoy it properly.

I know this cause when Tomb raider II was out on PC, I only had a 4 MB card and it required an 8 MB card. I had to set screen resolution to it's minimu to even have a semblance of playability, which destroyed the graphic quality of the game.
 

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I was wondering if someone could tell me whether the Yoga 910 Star Wars edition is resistive, capacitive touchscreen, or otherwise. Thanks for the help. 

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Hi, i really need some help with star wars empire at war!
Here is my problem:
Everytime i try to open the game to play it, it just closes and the computer restarts. I don't know why this is. The game installed fine. If anyone knows how to solve this problem, help will be greatly appreciated. I am just so
 

A:Star wars Empire at war!

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just playing a game I well get this bsod

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Hi, this is my first post. My son bought the above game for our old computer which did not have the graphics to support it. We then purchased a new computer with the appropriate graphics etc, only to fine that it was not compatible with Windows Vista! I have tried (maybe not successfully) to change the programming to XP on our computer as reccommended by the game people but the game still will not run. Anyone with any thoughts ( in lay terms) would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
 

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I recently purchased the Lego Star Wars PC game. When I tried to play it after installing the software, I was told that it "requires a graphics card that supports Pixel Shaders v1.1." After calling Toshiba Support and learning my graphics card was not supported, I downloaded DirectX version 7.14.10.1114. However, the game still will not play.

I have a Toshiba Satellite A135 notebook with Vista and an Intel Centrino Duo processor. I received the following information from the EidosInteractive website (it scans your computer and tells you why the game will not run).

CPU
Minimum: Pentium III or Athlon equivalent
You Have: 2 processors running - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5200 @ 1.60GHz PASS

CPU Speed
Minimum: 1 Ghz
You Have: 1.60 GHz Performance Rated at 3.11 GHz PASS

System RAM
Minimum: 256 MB
You Have: 1013.5 MB PASS

Operating System
Minimum: Windows 2000/XP
You Have: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Edition (Build 6000) FAIL: Windows Vista is not supported.

Video Card
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A:Lego Star Wars PC won't work

you said you installed directx 7 thats not the lastest version of directx the lastest version is directx 9.0c. Once you have downloaded that try the game again, if that does not work try updating your graphics card driver. If that does not work its may be got to do with your graphics card is not supported. Buy a graphics with either 128mb to at least 258mb try nvidia geforce 6 series they recommended in nearly every pc game their is.
 

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My star wars special edition laptop suddenly incurred a boot up error problem so i took my laptop to the hp service center.they said that they installed a new windows 10 OS and when i went home and switched on my laptop all my star wars themes,gallery,command center,trailers,illustrated art was missing.can u pls give me a software from which i can recover my lost themes.this is my birthday present and im really upset about the loss so pls repy as soon as possible.here's some imformation about my laptopStar wars special edition Notebook-15-an051dx(ENERGY STAR)Model #:N5R46UASerial #:5CD5467FS5

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I installed star wars emipre at war on my new computer with windows vista on it. I meet all the system req, but it wont start. It keeps saying "This application has failed to start because d3dx9_27.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix the problem."
I tried reinstalling and didn't work. So i tried using the DirectX installer from the game, but it wont install keeps saying "an internal error has occured"

this is the directx report after i tried running the directx installer
09/03/07 19:47:41: dsetup32: === SetupForDirectX() start ===
09/03/07 19:47:41: dsetup32: DXSetupCommand = 0.
09/03/07 19:47:41: DXSetup: DSetupCallback(): Phase = 0, Steps = 0
09/03/07 19:47:41: dsetup32: Installing on Windows 5.1.2600
09/03/07 19:47:41: dsetup32: DirectXSetupIsJapanese == 0
09/03/07 19:47:41: dsetup32: DirectXSetupIsJapanNec == 0
09/03/07 19:47:41: DXSetup: DSetupCallback(): Phase = 2, Steps = 0
09/03/07 19:48:02: dsetup32: IsIA64(): not IA64.
09/03/07 19:48:02: dsetup32: CLR version number = 2.0.50727
09/03/07 19:48:03: dsetup32: DXCheckTrust(): E:\DirectX\dxupdate.cab is trusted.
09/03/07 19:48:03: dsetup32: GetCDXUpdate(): Extracting dxupdate.dll from E:\DirectX\dxupdate.cab.
09/03/07 19:48:03: dsetup32: Extracted file C:\Users\Brad\AppData\Local\Temp\DX370F.tmp\dxupdate.inf from cab
09/03/07 19:48:03: dsetup32: Extracted file C:\Users\Brad\AppData\Local\Temp\DX370F.tmp\dxupdate.dll from cab
09/03/07 19:48:03: dsetup32: GetCDXUpdate(): ... Read more

A:star wars empire at war and vista

Try running the game under Windows XP SP2 compatibility mode.
 

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Hold your horses - this might be long.

I wanted to play star wars - phantom menace, so i put in the disc as usual, and boom, i cant get it to install because... a file is missing i think. Wheen I wanna install it, it says: "Setup requires _SETUP.DLL and _ISRES.DLL (located in _SETUP.LIB) in order to operate properly. Please ensure these files are located with SETUP.EXE." - LIKE THAT! Since I can't find _ISRES.DLL even though I found the other files, I concluded that THAT was the file missing, so I downloaded it from a website. But I couldn't get _ISRES.DLL into the CD folder!! When I try to write it to the CD, it says: "The disc in the drive is not a writable CD or it is full. Please insert a blank, writable CD into drive D:\, or insert a disc with enough free space to hold all the files you have selected for writing to CD." - LIKE THAT! ARHG! So I tried moving all the files in the CD OUT into another folder, so I could then put in the _ISRES.DLL, but I can move every file but the Install file, where I'm supposed to put the _ISRES.DLL. If I don't do that, I cant do nuts about installing. Anyone got any tricks up their sleeves to help me on this?

Appreciated if you answer ASAP.
 

A:Star Wars - The Phantom Menace

well all the files should be on the disk...what operating system are you trying to install it onto? i assume it is a retail copy of the game? and that will mean u cant write to the disk...but the error messages you are gettin state what your r sayin is right...i imagine the game is for the windows 98 platform as it was made in early 99? youl be lucky to get it to install into xp as it is a dos based game, and youl not get it to run in vista
 

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I have been trying for 3 days now to download patches from star wars the old republic and my computer keeps on crashing before the download is complete i have also had this crash while playing battle field 3 but it only happens after a while of playing. Also my computer crashes when i am not there i will come home to the log in screen any help would be great thanks

A:BSOD while trying to download star wars

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:





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* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.



To ensure minidumps are enabled:





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* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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I recently got a gaming rig that I built and have been having BSOD 0x101 while trying to play SWTOR. It has only happened while playing the game so far. I have tried updating bios, drivers, and reinstalling game and OS. I have also ran prime95, furmark, and memtest with no problems reported.

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? windows 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64
? What was original installed OS on system? none
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? purchased from retailer
? Age of system (hardware) 1 month
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 2 days yes

? CPU i5-2500
? Video Card geforce gtx 550
? MotherBoard asus p8p67-m
? Power Supply - brand & wattage 750 watts

? System Manufacturer
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)

A:star wars BSOD 0x101

There are not any mini dmp files in the upload, doesn't appear have been one created.

See if there is a full dump under %SystemRoot%\memory.dmp and upload that.

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HOW HOW HOW!!!!! I MEAN DAMN!!! FIRST CALL OF DUTY BETRAYS PC AND NOT LUCAS ARTS DOES TOO!!!!!!! OMFG!!!!!!!

I MEAN COME ON!! NEXT GEN MY BUTT!!!! ITS COMING OUT FOR PS2 AND DS!! SO WHY NOT PC!!!!.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................sry i abused my posting powers......... keep this post updated or something... just in case it does come out for pc...... after all kotor 1 and 2 came out for consoles first and then for pc....................

 

A:Star Wars Force Unleashed NOT FOR PC!!!! :(

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Virus attacked my  HP Star Wars 15-an000ne. it corrupts my OS files. After reinstalling OS i cant find HP Desktop apps like HP support assistant, HP recovery manager, etc and i lost my starwars command centre. From where i can get this all apps.

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I just reinstalled KOTORII after beating it years ago and uninstalling it due to computer memory issues. After the reinstallation I ran the program and made it through the opening menu just fine. I first noticed a problem that when I was creating my custom character, the area that is supposed to show what the character looks like was just showing the smoky background. (the character was missing) I thought this might not be a problem, but it turned out that when I made it through the whole character creation process I was presented with a black screen with a few little brown dashes. There wasn't anything discernible that I could make out, just black and brown streaks. I went to the pause menu and could see just fine. (with the character missing from the character window again) Any reason this may happen and/or methods of fixing it? I have checked around and they often cited disabling sound as a possibility. I already had the sound disables so I know that is not the issue.

Thank you
 

A:Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic

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Ok so I went to go install a game I had previously installed before on my computer (Star Wars battlefront 2), but when I hit install, it goes to the install shield wizard and the message, "Do you want to remove the selected application and all of it's features?" pops up. I clicked yes, as it is the only ay the wizard will let me proceed. It then says that it's configuring the new software installation, but then an error pops up and says, "The following error occurred on the file 'E:/Program Files/LucasArts/Star Wars Battlefront 2/install/pages/preoptions/pre_options_over.png'. The device is not ready (0x15)." Then I have to abort, and the installation ends.

I looked it up in Add or Remove programs, but it is still there, and I have my suspicions that it is trying to uninstall it from the E:/ drive, but it does not exist, as we have a merged drive that is labeled as C:/ that we merged some time ago to make installing and space reqs easier to keep track of.

I have a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system. If you can help, or have instructions on how to proceed manually, It'd be much appreciated....thanks
 

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can i buy nw packaging for my star wars laptop as the old packaging is poor and it tore when i tried to unbox it.pls reply as soon as possible.thanks

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Hi - This was my Christmas treat for myself. I've already upgraded the RAM from 6gb to 8gb (planning to go to 16gb at some point in the future). I'm planning to fit an SSD to replace the slow (to me) HDD (1TB) that came with it. I've fitted and worked with many SSDs over the last 5 years (I work in IT and it's also my hobby), but have only used/upgraded to SATA SSDs. Whilst surfing various sites, looking for SSDs, I've suddenly become aware of mSATA and M.2. type SSD modules, which (in some cases), would allow for both a SATA HDD/SSD AND another SSD (mSATA/M.2) to be running at once in the same machine.  Have I raised my hopes too high? I've trawled the forums, the manuals etc and just cannot find an answer to this question. Can anybody answer this for me please? I'm obviously aware that I can replace my SATA HDD with a SATA SSD,  just want to know whether I can use mSATA/M.2 also or instead of. Many Thanks.  

A:Can you add M.2 or mSATA SSD to HP Pavilion Star Wars 15t-an...

Hi, Your machine supports M.2 SSD as mentioned in the following manual (page 3).     http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845.pdf In theory Yes. But, please read the manual, it implies upgrading some components including RAM will void warranty. Because they are under Authorized Service Provider parts  (Chapter 6). Regards.

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started after anniversary update playing star wars battlefront about 15mins in to game

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