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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 3:23:23 AM, on 6/13/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\mqsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\mqtgsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exeC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jucheck.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exeC:\Program Files\[email protected]\winFAH.exeC:\Program Files\[email protected]\FahCore_78.exeC:\HJt\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5co...t.aspx?ln=en-usR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dllO2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dllO3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTSysVol] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe /rO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATICCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe" runtimeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [gcasServ] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe"O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXEO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SBDrvDet] C:\Program Files\Creative\SB Drive Det\SBDrvDet.exe /rO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exeO4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [Index Washer] C:\Program Files\Webroot\Washer\WashIdx.exe "yanowhiz"O4 - HKCU\..\RunOnce: [Index Washer] C:\Program Files\Webroot\Washer\WashIdx.exe "yanowhiz"O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.htmlO8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.htmlO8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.htmlO8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.htmlO8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.htmlO9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\npjpi150_01.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\npjpi150_01.dllO9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeO23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeO23 - Service: ATI Smart - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2sgag.exeO23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeO23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe" /service (file missing)O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe" /service (file missing)O23 - Service: Creative Service for CDROM Access - Creative Technology Ltd - C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exeO23 - Service: Macromedia Licensing Service - Macromedia - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exeJust wanted to check to make sure every is top-notch on my new custom built computer! Been having a litle trouble going to Windows Updates site, it will start the scan but it will scan forever. I'm not sure if Avast! Script blocking is doing this or not.

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Preferred Solution: HJT for New Built Computer

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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A: HJT for New Built Computer

Looks fine. Try disabling Avast and see if you can get the updates.

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Hey guys!
I really didn't know where to post this but I just wanted some ideas on it. I am a 14 year old who built a computer just by the help of the computer and the instructions manual of the motherboard. I got all the parts from tigerdirect and just built it. I'm really happy that I could build one at my age seeing how everyone else that I know has no clue Do you guys think its impressive? Im working on it right now and its working perfectly fine ! Give me your thoughts. Would appreciate it a lot!
 

A:Built my own computer!

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First off, I did it!!! i actually BUILT my own computer and it RUNS!
It did not blow up or melt on the initial power-up! No major problems, only a few little issues that hopefully I can resolve soon! I am running a GA-7DX powered by a XP1600 CPU with 256 mb DDR RAM & 40gb HD. Oh yeah, got it all inside a nice Antec case too.

The biggest problem now is no audio at all. Can you guys help me? The M/B has the creative 5880 (i think) and under bios the sound chip is "enabled". Speakers are plugged into the appropriate connector. Windows XP is configured to use that Creative Sound Blaster so I assume it recognizes it as being there? I installed drivers for it from the gigabyte CD instead of the generic windows drivers. Windows is saying there is no problem with my hardware.

Am I supposed to install an actual CARD for the audio or is it all onboard with the ga-7dx board?

Oh, I have been very aware of the need for cooling with this chip. I think I'm doing ok. I love the BIOS health monitor! Hmmmmm......my cpu temp is around 117f.

Bruce
hehehe...gotta change that signature now!
 

A:Got My Computer Built~! Now Need Help!

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Hey again TechSpot,

I just built a brand new system, got everything set up and powered it up. The lights turn on, the fans spin and everything sounds right, but the monitor doesn't seem to be able to pick anything up. I've tried it on a CRT and LCD monitor, and with the onboard card (GeForce 6100) the video card (Radeon X300) and an old monitor card. Below are the specs:

Gigabyte GA-M55PLUS-S3G
AMD AM2 Athlon 64 3200+
Seagate 320GB SATAII
Corsair 512MB 667DDR2
CoolerMaster Musketeer
Pioneer DVD Burner
350W Power Supply

Please offer any help you can, I'm counting on you TechSpot
 

A:Just built a new computer.

I am assuming you are not passing the POST test? Are you getting any beeps?

You'll need to go back to the basics to help troubleshoot.

Take out your motherboard, and set it on a box beside your case.

Intall ONLY the cpu/heatsink, one stick of ram and the 2 power connections from your PSU to the motherboard. (both the 24 pin and the ATX12).

Connect your case's speaker wire to the motherboard as well.

Use a screwdriver to "short" the two pins usually connected to the case's power on switch.

Connect your monitor to the onboard graphics.

Are you able to post?
 

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I recently bought a new motherboard and ram to go with it, ive installed windows xp 2002 i know old, and there seems to be problems with my computer, it randomly restarts by it self, mozilla firefox crashes all the time but im not sure if windows is causing that,

Is there anything you can have me run to get specs and information that you may need? please help
 

A:New built Computer help

I would run a memory tester
http://www.memtest.org/

Download the prebuilt ISO, burn it to CD as an Image, boot from that CD and run the memory test for a couple of hours or overnight to stress test the memory.

Post the mobo full model number, and the make and model of parts used to build the PC so others can help.

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Hi all, i just built my first computer and i have everything installed and all the cables are connected right, i have 2 brand new hard drives, and when i boot up it reads them on the first boot up screen but when i go into the bios and the do the hdd auto detection it doesnt recognize any of them, what can i do?
 

A:help with new computer built

More specs?

How did you hook them up?

HDD are they SATA? SATA on RAID? or IDE?
Make sure CS is selected on both HDD
Make sure first HDD is on 0 Master
Make sure the secondary HDD is 1 Master Slave.
 

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Do I need to get a USB Wi-fi adaptor for this computer or is it build in?

A:Does this computer have wi-fi built in?

@Sjohan No, it does not have wifi card built-in. Its specs     https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02642273 You can use USB adapter or PCIe wireless card   https://www.scorptec.com.au/product/Networking-Wireless/PCI-Express-Cards Regards.

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Hello, I am trying to figure out when my laptop was actually built, what year? I got it through Fingerhut Catalog (I know, bad choice but at the timeit was the only way I could get one), anyway I got it in around 2009 or 2010, but it's called an "HP 200 Notebook PC" so I am just wondering if these models were actually BUILT in 2000? If so, then I'm using a 17-year old computer?!? I mean I got it in 2009 or 2010, don't remember exactly, but if it were built around that time it would only be about 10 years old, which would make me feel a little better!LOL! Anyone know???













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A:When was my computer built?

HP 2000 has nothing to do with year. That was the name of the Model series. None of the hardware in your laptop was available 17 years ago nor was Windows 7. The laptop was likely built in mid 2009 or later as that is when HP started releasing Windows 7 machines.

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So I built a new computer today, turns out the sudden restarts i had with my other one were due to a faulty processor, so now the new one i built is w/o a decent processor (im using a old celeron right now) anyone ever heard of this? I thought if it went bad it went bad and just didnt work....
 

A:Built new computer

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SO FAR ITS GREAT.. I got a soltek motherboard, amd 3200 64 processor,2 gig 3200 ddr, nvidia 5700 video card.. One problem, when i go into the bios therea re overclocking settings???? I am scared to death to do this.... I have built my own systems for 10 years now, BUT I NEVER OVERCLOCKED..... What should I do???? thanks
 

A:HI...I just built my new computer and

It is a feature of soltek mb. It is called redstorm overclocking. Just do not use it if you do not want to overclock. What the utility does is start increasing the fsb until it detects some corruption, then it decreases it slightly.

BTW good choice in mb. Do you have the 939 pin or 754 pin? There is a bios update for the 939 that addresses memory speed when using dual channel.
 

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I built a new computer with a gigabyte mother borad and a amd radon video card it has 32 gigs of ram and one tara bite of hard drive and its wireless built in but when I try to connect to miracast it says I need a app but I cant get this app for some reason
and says I cant connect wondering why this is my tv is a new 56 inch smart tv so I would be thankful if someone could tell me why and its 64 bit

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Hey guys, I just recently built a new computer and besides these few problems I'm having it seems to be running really good. The issues I'm having involve directx and windows updater. Starting first with updater: It keeps failing to install something for windows 7 .net framework and service pack 1. Everytime I go to shut down it says "installing updates" when I check the update log it says failed everytime.
The second problem came up in I tried installing DC Universe Online. The installation goes through flawlessly until the very end when it goes to install directx, it gives me an "internal failure" message and then just closes. I tried downloading from microsoft's website with the same result. I can however play Star Wars Galaxies without a hitch(much older game obviously) The video card says its rated for directx 11. I honestly have no idea what's going on lol.

A:Just built a new computer

What graphic card are you currently using? Have you tried installing .NET Framework alone first? Since it affects many applications, you should try installing it first before SP1.

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But I don't know how to install the OS! This is the system:

P3 400Mhz
100MHZ FSB
320MB RAM (128x2, 1x 64)
200W Power supply
98MB Video card

Everything is screwed in place, wired and good to go.

At first I started it with no hard drive with a disc inside. Good run, it just told me I needed a HD.

Put in a 10GB HD and started it up. it started well, it told me to choose to either start the set up for Win98, Start the Computer with Win98 disk support, or simply Start without the Win98 support disk. I chose the first, it went fine and it formated my 10GB hard drive, afterwards it checked on a few things and it got to a screen where it told me to take out any Floppy Disks and press any button to restart.
So I pressed the "any" button....just kidding. I pressed "d" and it went black and restarted. It went back to the Gateway screen and it showed me those 3 options again. I chose the first thinking that it would maybe finish installing win98...but it simply showed all the checks it did and it stopped after it checked all the components like it did before on the "Win98 Setup" screen.


Help Please?
 

A:So I built an old computer!

go into BIOS, select boot from CD rom. Boot off your CD and format/install directly from the CD.

good luck

Be sure to use all the free opensource software out there to save time and money.

openoffice.org
crap cleaner
7Z
Firefox

to name a few
 

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I am having a new computer built (after almost 8 years with my hP lemon). There are so many choices, but my technical savvy is limited. You guys seem helpful so I am going to appeal to you for advice.
Here is what my comp guy proposed:

Motherboard, Matx 945G DDR2-667/533/400 LGA

Micro Processor, P D CPU 805 64 bit Dual Core

x512mb DDR2-533 (PC2 4200)

120 GB 7200 RPM SATA NCQ

Windows Media Center

OK - now, my DH says I cannot go near any serious upgrades for a year or two and I do have a budget to work with, so what I need to know is... will this run Vista Windows Aero? Is that a good processor? Am I missing anything?

Obviously video is the other thing - my comp guy says the chipset has onboard graphics, but I am reading that's not the best choice. I want to play around with video editing, watch movies and do some gaming (or my kids do) but gamings not my focus.

Mainly I want solid, dependable, speedy and efficient (but I like the bells and whistles, too). Something that I won't need to put too much more into in the near future.

Is that enough info? Help...opinions....forgive my ignorance and please speak in small words (LOL).
Thanks
 

A:having new computer built - help

What is your budget?

For your Ram, you will want at least 1GB. I'm not sure what Vista Aero's req's are, but regular Vista reccomends 2GB.

HDD is fine (seagate is a good brand)

Motherboard: not sure about this one. Can't tell with out more info if it can handle a future upgrade to an Intel Conroe processor (currently owns for speed!).

CPU: The 805 is certainly a nice cpu, and at $100 its fairly cheap. But the new Conroe E6300 is close to twice as fast for $183. Againit comes down to your budget.

Vid card: Depends on what games you want to play. Currently the radeon 9600 would be "lowest" card you would wnat to use to play todays games at low res. A Nvidia 6600 or above would be better.

If you want to do a little 'window shopping', check out www.newegg.com for competitive prices.

Don't skimp on the power supply! You can get a decent one from FPS for around $40 at newegg.
 

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Hi all

Looking for some information. I'm replacing 3 pc's in the business I work for. We use custom software and have to remain on Windows xp to avoid issues with the database hooking correctly. We have used mostly Dell pc's to run our software, and from time to time need to reinstall Windows as needed. With the Dell systems, I wipe the partition and insert a disk, reinstall, add drivers plus our software, then I'm done. I'm considering building 3 new pc's maybe around the i5 level for workstations. I was curious if there was a way to build in the Windows XP serial number like Dell and other vendors do. Is this a specific type of main board ? A function in the bios ? I would love to be able to duplicate this, if it's possible.

Thank you

A:Windows install / vendor built vs homebrew / built in serial

You can not use the same serial number for a different computer. Its illegal. You'll need to buy a copy of Windows XP for each computer or buy a Set copy that will work on 3 different computers.

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Hey Guys!

I will be building a custom computer in about 2 weeks. What do you think of the following hardware:

CPU - Intel Q6600 (OC 3.0GHz)

CPU Cooler - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler

Motherboard - MSI P7N SLI Platinum LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI ATX

Memory - OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Graphics Card - MSI NX8800GTS 512M OC GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

Hard Drive - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s

CD/DVD Drives (2) - LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner with LightScribe - OEM

Case - Antec 900

Operating System - Windows Vista Home Premium 64

Power supply - Thermaltake Purepower 600
 

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I?m having an issue with getting everything to work properly on a computer I built. It refuses to start off any of my Hard Drives regardless of if they are set as Master, Slave etc. It boots off the Ubuntu disk every now and then and will boot off the Windows XP Disc and won't boot off the Windows 7 Disk. I can successfully format and copy files to the HDD but when I restart the computer to finish the installation it won?t boot off the HDD, it just has a flashing _ . I have tried all sorts, switching out ram and different Hard Drives, DVD Drives, CD Drives. Only the basic components are installed:
CPU - Pentium Dual Core 2.2ghz
Heatsink - Stock Intel
PSU - 420W
HDD - 20GB IDE
DVD Drive
RAM -2x 512mb 533 DDR2


I just can?t pinpoint the problem. I have tried changing the IDE cables but that doesn't work either. When I plug a HDD that has Windows XP into it, it tells me there is missing files. I'm completely lost.

A:Built Computer won't boot

Have you looked in your BIOS settings to make sure your HDD is recognized properly and is your #1 choice for your boot order?

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I have recently attempted to create a custom built computer for the first time, i have followed guides and got the computer all made but when i power it up it makes a loud high pitched noise! how do i get it working properly, it turns on theres just a huge noise.

I also have a second question, my new computer has a 320mb 8800GTS graphics card in it, and has 2 DVI slots on the back of it, my monitor has a DVi and a VGA, but i only have lead for VGA, but i have 2 apadtops which turn a VGA into a DVI. But the adaptor only works in the graphics card, if i put an adaptor on my monitor it doesnt fit, will the monitor still work?

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4ghz) Socket 775 FSB1066 4MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor 112706 274 in stock £126.76

Asus P5N-E SLI 650i Socket 775 Onboard Audio ATX 125082 174 in stock £58.82

Point Of View 8800GTS 320MB DVI HDCP PCI-E Graphics Card 125325 20 in stock £148.88

Seagate 7200.10 320GB SATAII/300 8.5ms 7200RPM 16MB Cache - OEM 115418 1559 in stock £43.30

Corsair 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 Performance Memory CL5 1.9V Matched Pair with Heat Spreaders 098710 170 in stock £63.82

Coolermaster IGreen 500W PSU - 85% Efficiency ATX12V v2.2 120mm Fan 115161 41 in stock £44.29

Gigaybte GZ-X1 Black ATX Mid-Tower Case - No PSU 126922 8 in stock £31.47

Thats my computer parts help pls!
 

A:Help with my custom built computer

Can you isolate where the noise is coming from? Could be a bad fan, noise from the case speaker, etc...
 

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Hello.
I built my computer about 2 weeks ago, went all smooth and everything worked. Installed Windows 7 etc, everything okay. Did got a BSOD once (the same as described below), but never occured anymore, until today.

Now as i'm typing this on my second computer, everytime i boot up my pc, it sometimes doesn't even boot windows, sometimes gives me a NO DATE DETECTED error and sometimes just gives me a black screen. I had a few BSOD's before this more 'heavier' errors occured.

I don't know the exact errorcode, but the first errorcode line was

DRIVER IRQL_not_less_or_equal

However, I did manage to get it booted succesfully once, which gave me the oppertunity to let windows give me some more information about the BSOD:

Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
LOCALE ID: 1033

BBCode: d1
BCP1: 000000030100000C
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF880018921D3
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
"Files that help to describe the problem:"
C:\Windows\Minidump\051011-15366-01.dmp
C:\Users\User\Appdata\Local\Temp\WER-23400-0.sysdata.xml

(End of the report)

When I installed Windows 7, I also installed a driver for my graphics card and my motherboard (not 100% sure though).
My friend also had problem, he has the same motherboard as I do. Replacing his RAM for a better (more expensive) one was the solution for him.

Thanks in advance.
Specs of the computer i'm talking about:
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A:BSOD - Computer I built myself.

Check the specs on the memory.
You may need to set the memory voltage in the bois manually
to what the memory actually requires.
 

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i need some help people. I just installed my new mobo (DFI PT880-ALF) and my new cpu, well basically i just re-built my PC. anyways, i was having a problem where the HDD wouldn't power on. First thing, I'm thinking its the hdd, then i find out its not, for some reason, an HDD will not power on when it's plugged into the IDE cable, but when it's not plugged into the IDE cable, it will power on. What's the problem? Please don't tell me I have to send something back, I don't have time, grrrrr. HELP!

-EJ
 

A:Solved: just built my computer...help!

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I have built a barebones system (Asus A7N8X motherboard, NVidea MX 420 graphics card, 1 stick 512mb RAM, HD, CD-ROM, Floppy) that I'm unable to finish loading WinXP Home on. The installation gets hung up with either the "IRQ_not_less_or_equal" or "Page_fault_in_nonpaged_area" Stop errors.

I've replaced the graphics card and reseated the RAM in a different slot. I've troubleshooted the BSOD stop errors on Google, but still no specific advice to tell me to "get a new RAM card" - or whatever.

Any ideas, guys?

Thanks in advance!

John in San Diego
 

A:First self-built computer won't boot

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My dad and I just got done building our first PC.
The Mother board is an ASUS A7N8X Deluxe, with an AMD 2500+ processor.
When we start it up, we get the beep at the ASUS Logo screen, but during the load up screen we keep getting the error "Warning!! CPU have been changed".
From there the computer just stops. It doesn’t shut down, the CPU Temp stays at a steady 98-101 degrees. I am really not sure what else to do with this problem. Tried to cut power and restart several times with nothing.
We are pretty stumped over here, so any help or advice would be of MUCH appreciation.
Thanks,
Axoneo
 

A:New Built computer issue. Little help

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I built a new computer, but I think I hit a wrong button when setting it up. I got into the bios and set it up how I wanted it, but I closed out of the bios and now the computer isn't sending a signal to the monitor, keyboard, or mouse. The fans come on, the lights light up, I don't here any beeps from the motherboard. I haven't installed Windows yet.
 

A:Built computer not booting

Did you change anything regarding the internal video card?
 

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I just built a pc. The specs are as follows:
P4 1.8ghz
P4MDPT mb
512mb ram
20gig HDD
Two optical drives
floppy drive

When I first turn on the computer, there are no errors with the POST.
It shows the cpu temp. and cpu fan speed at the bottom (both ok). It then recognizes the hard drive and then tries to boot. I changed the BIOS to boot from a CD first and I put my XP CD in. I restarted and when it came to the point to hit any key to boot from CD it froze. I hit the enter button and after about 5 minutes it still hadn't done anything. I then turned it off and went to bed.

This morning I turned it on again and it went through the POST, still no problems, and when it asked to boot from a CD I hit the enter button. The Windows XP install started, but about half way through the loading of the files needed it froze again (before it asked me what I wanted to do with the install). So I turned it off and on again, and it froze a second time at the "Press any key to boot from CD" point. I turned it off again and haven't tried anything else yet.
Any ideas?
 

A:Built Computer Problems

Check the jumpers on the drives.
 

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Hello all, I just put a new computer together. Upon startup it went through the self check. It recognized my HD and CD-ROM drive and correctly identified my RAM, CPU, ect. It then gave me two options, press delete to enter BIOS or press enter to continue. I though there was more self check so I hit enter. Now it's saying...

VERIFYING DMI POOL.......
BOOT DISK:
DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

Now this is all it will do, I can't even get back to BIOS with ESC or Delete or anything. I've tried loading up Windows and the software for the motherboard...neither will load. I've rebooted a bunch of times hoping to go back to self check, switched the CD-ROM and HD around on the MoBo (HD is old school ribbon ATA, not SATA), switched the jumpers around on the DVD-ROM...I really can't figure out what it wants. Right now the HD is in the primary ATA input and the CD-ROM is set to "master" and in the secondary ATA input per instructions that came with the MoBo. Any ideas on where to go from here? I think it's trying to boot an Operating System when the MoBo software isn't installed. Help! Thanks in advance

A:Got new computer built...can't get XP installed

Easy fix. Boot the computer, and when it states "press del to enter setup", tap the Del key until you get into the BIOS. In there, change the boot order to CD-ROM first, HDD second. Pop in your windows install disk, save settings in BIOS, exit. It will reboot, and then search for your CD rom first, and then boot the windows setup.

Once windows is all installed, change the boot settings back to HDD first, CD rom second.

n-joy.

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Hi, I built my new computer today, and it wont work!!! it turns on fine, but nothing comes up on the monitor, and the monitor says "no signal". I thought it was a problem with the videocard, but now im thinking its somthing else because i cant open the drives and cant turn it off useing the power button, or reset it useing the reset button. also the lights are lit up on both dvd drives, so i def. think somthing is wrong. Im really mad too because i worked my a** of to get the money to build this computer, you can see how upset I am. somthing I think might be a cause is my powersupply does not have a "atx12v" coard on it, but my motherboard does. I dont know if that would have any effect on it, but maybe. please help me out, i really could use help. below are all the parts of my computer, if you could look and possibly see any problems that would be great. thanks soooooooooooo much- Nick

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ Windsor 2.4GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor

Power Supply: APEVIA (ASPIRE) ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-BL ATX12V/ EPS12V 680W Power Supply

HD1: Western Digital Raptor WD740ADFD 74GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache

HD2: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache

Video card: XFX PVT71JYHE9 GeForce 7950GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP ExTreme Edition Video Card

RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Motherboard: ECS KA3 MVP (V1.0A) Sock... Read more

A:Built New Computer And Cant Get It Working!!!! Please Please Please Help Me!!!!

Your motherboard MUST have a 12vATX connection from the power supply or you will not be able to post.

I just checked the PSU maker's site here, and it does have a 12vATX power cord. Find it, pop it in and you should be good to go.
 

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Hello,
I recently just built my computer over the weekend (first build) and everything has been fine since Sunday. I have updated the mobo chipset, lan, usb and audio drivers, as well as the nvidia gpu driver. I also updated the firmware on my SSD yesterday with no problems (required firmware update to fix a bug). So…to my actual problem: I tried installing the asus ai suite ii software for my mobo last night. The install did not work, which seems to be a common problem in the internet community.. so there is a patcher file provided by asus to allow installation if you can’t install. I installed the patcher (I think, it was very quick and no pop ups that I noticed) and about 10 minutes later I have been getting BSOD saying Memory_Management. I saw 3 folders were created in program files folder when I attempted to install the ai suite ii…could not delete them, so I went into safe mode and deleted them that way. BSOD saying Memory_Management still occurring. When I boot my computer it’s generally frozen at the beginning when windows opens and I noticed most of the services are stopped. I ran system restore to try to fix the issue. Did not work. I’m going to attempt to update my BIOS when I get home from work, but beyond that I’m really lost and could use some help (probably on-site). I am very new to building computers and my knowledge is extremely limited.

Here are my computer specs:
intel i5 2500k w/ coolermaster 212+ cpu cooler
Evga gtx 570 sc
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A:BSOD on new built computer

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I built this PC a couple months ago, and ever since I having random BSOD, mostly while I play games. (i.e. SWTOR, BF3). And once or twice while just web browsing. Below I have attached the required information. I took it to a buddy's house and it ran find for about 40 mins, but its hard to say cause that also happens to me where it will be fine for a period of time then it crashes. Or it just crashed after a few mins. It happens mostly when I am doing a few task at once as well.

MOBO: Asus P8Z68-V
CPU: I7 2600K
GPU: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 560 TI 448 Core
RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB
SSD: Corsair Force Series GT 120GB
HDD: Seagate 500GB ( I think or something a friend gave to me)
PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX850
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM


Hopefully someone can give me a hand.

Thank you for your time.

A:Help with BSOD, computer was just built!!!

Two issues

1-You have a driver from 2005 that is a HUGE cause of BSOD's in win 7 called RTCORE64.SYS, it is the msi afterburner driver (used in overclocking). It needs at least to be updated and if it cant it needs to be removed.

2-When that is removed your crashes are releated to a memory exception (Probably related to your DirectX) Please run the below tests to find which driver and test your memory.


* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have raid update its Driver.

Memtest.





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*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.



RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver verifier






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Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline edi... Read more

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Yesterday I finished building my new computer (I have done this several times before). This one should be very fast but it is very slow. It took 2 hours to install Win 7 Ultimate, and 10 min to copy 2.88 mb of files from one partition to another on the same hard drive. I have installed the motherboard drivers and the video drivers, but there is no improvment. I need some help.
My new equipment:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6142 Mb CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1430804 MB, Free - 1390885 MB; D: Total - 476920 MB, Free - 334872 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., X58A-UD3R, x.x,
Graphics Card: XFX HD-487A-ZWFC Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16
 

A:New built computer is very slow

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I just spent about $1000 building my computer. It started out great. But then i notice if it goes to sleep it won't wake up. And slowly it started taking longer for the screen to pop up after i power it on. The power button light is on, and the ram and graphics cards are lit up, and the keyboard lights up in the beginning but goes out while everything else stays on and the screen still isnt on. Please help i know little to nothing about fixing computer problems.
 

A:Problems with Self Built Computer

I'm not the forum expert on build issues, but you do need to describe your hardware in detail, all of it, brand name and model numbers plus the operating system so that someone can help.

Good luck.

Johnny b
 

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I just built this PC, and it has a Core2Duo e7400 2.8ghz processor, a xfx nvidia geforce 9800gt 512mb pci-e, 600w coolmaster power supply, 2x1gb Kingston Hyper Memory DDR2 pc4200, Western Digital wd1600js 160gb Hard drive, and a Gigabyte ep43l-ud3l motherboard. And, when i first built it i had problems with the harddrive so i had to zero it all out. Then finally got it workin but, now whenever i open up mozilla, and something else it lags, more than it should. My older pc that was a p4 loaded about the same. But i was wondering, could it be my hard drive? or is it just something in the software? It runs games awesome, but when im just using xp i cant have more the 2 or 3 windows open. If you have any idea to what the problem is please reply to my thread. Thank you
-Tommy M.
 

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I want to know if I can used my built in web cam that is advertised on a sticker on my computer that it can be used for skype. I want to know if my built in web cam can be used for other software applications besides skype such as uploading a video on youtube using my built in web cam. My operating system is a windows 7 and the personal computer model that I have is a Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214. I tried typing "web cam" in the search bar but got no results. Is the built in web cam only used for skype or can I use it for other things like uploading youtube videos

A:Question about web cam thats built in on my computer

Yes it can, your laptop must of came with some type of software for the web-cam.

If not just google web-cam software, you will see many different types of software.

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I am helping to build a computer at the moment. I am using some good stuff from the old one and a new case, motherboard, graphics card, soundcard, and hard drive.
One problem is that the monitor won't stay on. This is new and it is powered when I press the button the green light vomes on then changes back to yellow. The computer is running at this point. However, I have not been able to install an operating system. Is it necessary to do this before trying to see a signal on the monitor? It will be Win XP, by the way. What order should it be done in? OS - Programs - BIOS?
Also, the two disk drives I took out of the old computer (DVD-ROM and CD-RW) won't work in this one. They are powered and light up but no matter how long I hold down the drive open button or press it the drawer on neither drive will open. A person I spoke to said that perhaps the motors have failed in both drives but I think that for them both to bre affected at the same time is highly unlikely. he thinks it would be best to replace the drives.

You thoughts on these please.
 

A:Built computer - having problems

check for bent pins on the video plug - common problem with video.

make sure everything seated correctly

instal OS - then install motherboard drivers, for video, audio, lan etc etc - then your additional programs.

if you are having problems it would be a good idea to connect it up outside the box with the minimum componets - DO NOT put on static bag as this is conductive - put mobo on the cardboard box - sometimes the mounting bolts on the case short out the mobo.

i dont htinkk theres a hardware problem with the drives - it maybe a symtom of the other problems you have - but lets get the PC basic config running 1st
 

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I recently built a computer for my boyfriend and it's been kicking my butt. I'm now having problems with it locking up (at any given moment), installing some programs (none in particular - it's not being picky), and rebooting (it doesn't like to reboot at ALL and it drags real bad when it is). I've come to know CMOS very well as I've gone in and checked and rechecked the settings several times - I've also disabled the onboard codecs because I thought that might be the problem with it running so slow when it's rebooted.

This is the system info:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
VIA Technologies, Inc. model VT8365 motherboard
x86 Family 6 Model 3 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~801 Mhz
Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Maxtor 40GB 7200 rpm hard drive
256 RAM pc133
Soundblaster sound card
NVidia TNT2 32mb video card
D-Link ethernet card

If anyone can offer some insight on what the problem might be, I would appreciate it sooooooo much!

~Michele
 

A:Having problems with this computer I built...

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This is the First boot...

First off... the computer Specs:

ATX Jetway PT88BS motherboard
jetway.com.tw/evisn/product/p-4/PT88bs/PT88BS.htm
1GB Dual Channel ram... thats not the problem
3.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 HD 64 bit Processor 800 MHz FSB 2MB L2 Cache

Original Bios that was with the motherboard...
will edit with bios data in a few minutes

I turn the computer on...
The fans are running so everything is getting power...
see when it posts... it detects the processor the ram and the fan speeds...
I am trying to hit Delete to get into the bios setup but nothing happens...

After it posts everything its like the computer locks up... the keyboard is plugged into the PS/2 keyboard port... When I say locks up, I cant even hit the Num Lock to turn the light on...

Does anyone have any ideas out there???

Please respond ASAP
 

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Around 3 days ago I just finished putting together my computer and since then I have had BSOD 3 times, twice while gaming and once while watching a movie. I have no idea why they are happening, here is the report windows gave me after it happened.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 4e
BCP1: 0000000000000099
BCP2: 000000000006168C
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000190BFC
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\052212-15927-01.dmp
C:\Users\Matt\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-26551-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

Anyone wondering here are my computer specs;
Processor:AMD A8 3870K with integrated radeon 6550D graphics
Memory: Mushkin Enhanced Silverline Stiletto 8GB 2X4GB PC3-10666 DDR3-1333 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit
Motherboard: Gigabyte A75-UD4H ATX FM1 Motherboard
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 16MB Cache 7200RPM 3.5IN SATA Internal Hard Drive OEM

Powersupply: 550 Watt antec

A:Help my computer I just built keeps having BSOD!

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.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

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. If empty (or non existent) please look in the following folders. C:\windows (the dmp should be called memory.dmp), and C:\windows\LiveKernelReports\Watchdog.

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).
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I start up the computer and it goes into BIOS
I have the <DEL> option to go into setup
The screen says "Detecting IDE Devices..."

Then it goes to another screen:

Scan Devices, Please Wait...
Press <Tab> key into User Window

If I wait it goes to PCI device listing and then crashes
If I hit <Tab> it brings me to SATA RAID BIOS where there
is a notice:

NOTICE: The number of disks is not
adequate to create a RAID!!

Then I have no options but to exit the menu and start the computer
over.

Please help if you know what's up
 

A:Just built a computer, but having PROBLEMS

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Hi all,

I am completely new to computers, and really wanted to build a gaming PC. I ended up purchasing the parts and had someone help me build it. On the 3rd day of gaming on it, I started to get random BSOD's. They would go away for a week, then come back and happen multiple times per day. The whole thing has been really strange and frustrating.

Everyone I talked to suspected the memory to be the problem, so I RMA'd it, did not fix the problem. I just want to get this fixed because I haven't been able to enjoy my PC since it was built over this. I get to have some fun playing games, but always know it is going to happen again.

I am new to the mini dump files and my question is do I have to download the debugging tools before I am able to post the dump files for you guys to look at?

My System:

Mobo: MSI P67A-GD65 B3
CPU: Intel i7 3.4 ghz
GPU: GTX 570
RAM: 8 GB Gskill Ripjaws
HDD: Western Digital 1TB
Thermaltake Frio Cooler
Asus DRW

A:BSOD's since computer was built

Not sure if this is how to upload my dump files or not...

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I was wanting to spend 3-400 euro’s and what I want to do just be able to do a small amount of video editing, (use window’s movie maker and or an equivalent), and use the different emulator’s of the old Computers and Console’s and basically be able to run up to date programs with ease.
Would anyone mind directing me on the best parts to select for assembly please?
Thank You,
Fred
 

A:I was wondering who here has built their own computer?

I think the best and most economical approach is to find a barebone kit that has the most important core parts and then add what is missing.
 

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Hi,

I'm looking for any advice and expertise please.

I've recently built my a Windows 7 desktop and i'm getting all kinds of blue screens.
I have tried doing a clean install, i've done a system restore since then to when it was working best and i've still had BSOD.
Originally it kept BSOD when i had two sticks of RAM in (at least once every 30 min) and worked fine when only one was in. I've since done a clean install and have both in.

I've attached the dmp files from the two BSOD i've had since i have done the clean install.
The only programs installed are Avast! (6.0.1000) and the software to run the wireless dongle (Netgear WG111v3) plus whatever came with Windows 7.

I've ran dskchk and sfc /scannow with no errors reported.
I've ran memtest86 and that returned no errors (though only ran once)
The motherboard has MemtestOK! and that shows no errors.

Motherboard: Asus M4A88T-V EVO USB3 (the latest drivers for the chipset, audio, graphics, lan and usb3 from the amd website have been installed)

THe drivers for the wireless mouse and keyboard are install as is for the wireless dongle.

The BIOS is the latest chipset as well.

Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor 3.00GHz
4gb of RAM
Windows 7 Ultimate x64
If you can help or if you need any more info that might help please let me know.

thanks,

Dan
 

A:Built new computer and getting several BSOD

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Happy New Year Everyone ! I have just finished building my first computer, I'm ready to plug it in...I have windows xp pro and various other loading discs from my abit mobo, radeon 9600 pro and sound blaster platinum. What are the steps I need to do now? Do I set BIOS up first, load video drivers first or xp first or what...lol !!!I'm not looking to overclock but I am unclear on things like partitioning and formating.....Do I need to set up Fat32, if so to what benefit? And with windows...do I want to leave the owner account alone and set myself up a different account or do I want to rename the owner account to my name and go with that...I will be the only user on the computer. I heard somewhere before to leave the owner account untouched for some reason and start a new account. I've always had OEM computers before, this is my first hot rod and I want to configure it sweet !

Thanks, merlin324
 

A:Computer is built....next step !?!

Here is a good site for installing XP;
BlackViper.com

If are going to run dos based games then I believe you should stick with FAT 32, if not then NTFS is the way to go.

XP will be the start point, possibly a couple of drivers from the abit cd, then windows updates, then update drivers as needed.

If your the only user then leave accounts alone.
 

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Hello, I just built my new computer but when i hit the power button, the power light flashes for 1 second and my processor fan and case fan spins for about 2 seconds but the computer will not start. I think have everything plugged in.

Comp Spec:
AMD XP 64 3700+
GEFORCE 7800 GT
WD CAVIAR 80GB HD
CORSAIR 1GB MEMORY 184 PIN (2X 512MB)
ASUS A8N5X
400W POWER SUPPLY + CODEGEN CASE

Please help!
 

A:New Built Computer Does not turn on

I'm almost 100% sure that it's your PSU that's causing the problem!!!
the PSU that you currently have is considered as a generic one and is also VERY LOW in Wattage. I'm pretty sure that it is 400W 'Peak-Power' and not 'True-Power'. If you'll read the recommendations for a 7800GT, you'll see that you need a PSU of at least 430W-450W (of a decent PSU).

My suggestion, first of all, replace your PSU. Go and buy yourself a decent PSU with sufficient Wattage like: OCZ PowerStream (or ModStream) 520W, PC Power&Cooling 500W, Enermax 535W, etc.

GOOD LUCK.

If you have more questions, don't hesitate to ask! :wave:
 

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I just built a new computer for my parents and am having the weirdest problems. once everything was connected it turned on right away and loaded Windows XP with no problems at all. some of the drivers wouldnt load from the cd that came with the motherboard but i ignored them at the time. Also my Office 2007 cd wouldnt install either and i know that copy is good because iv used it before; no scratches either. Got it connected to the internet and that works fine but as soon as i loaded Service Pack 3 from Windows Updates and restarted the machine it would not boot to Windows.??? I had to reload Windows XP back onto the machine, which i was not happy about, and tryed reloading everything again. Same problem though! I did some hard drive tests from a boot cd i have and did a CHKDSK through Windows, no bad sectors appeared and it passed every test i have. Then i thought it was my version of Windows i installed so i got someones elses Windows XP cd but once again SAMETHING!!!! An error message occured this time though while trying to install Service Pack 3 and corrupted Windows. Now im back at stage 1. ***!!!! If my hard drive is supposedly good(brand new western digital SATA drive) and loading two different Windows XP cd's didn't work, what else is???????? i even tryed reseting the MBR..... My only other guess is a bad motherboard............

A:Need help with newly built computer!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Try and download the latest drivers for the Motherboard from the manufacturers site instead of the CD. Once you get Windows installed and there are no Yellow marks in Device Manager then do a Clone of the drive using Ghost or Acronis. Then Try downloading XP SP3 as a stand alone download, not through Windows Update. Now try loading SP3 if that fails then you can always revert back to the Clone you created previously without having to reinstall.

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I just put together a new computer myself for the first time, and I can't get the thing to work now...

I set up the BIOS priority to boot from the CD drive, and installed windows that way, and then I used the disc that came with the motherboard (Gigabyte brand) to install the drivers, and it made the pc restart a couple times to install...and now it complains for the windows boot disc whenever i try to boot, and attempts to install windows again...

but then it thinks i don't have a hard drive connected!

So i went back into the BIOS and made the hard-drive higher priority to boot from...but it didn't fix the problem.

I'm in a real bind, because the disc that came with the motherboard is a system restore utility but apparently the partitions I used when I installed Windows are full.

A:Help With A Home-built Computer

Um...please disregard this post. I tried hitting escape to cancel the attempt to boot from CD, and I was able to select Windows Normal boot from a subsequent menu. I feel really silly!

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So I've installed all of the components ( P4 2.8, 120GB, 1GB ram, DVD, DVD burner, Floppy, video card to be installed after OS ( XP ) installed, same with sound card ) made sure all the wires are connected to the right places ( about a dozen times already ) and now I have to push the power button to get it running and I AM FREAKING OUT.

I have never done this before and I DO NOT want to screw it up. It was easy putting it all together. But now I have to believe that the BIOS will detect all the hardware and the HD will get formatted and partitioned and the OS will install ..... and did I say i am FREAKING OUT?!!!!!!!!!

The manual for the SOYO Dragon motherboard is great. Makes it sound real easy. Pretty much let the BIOS set defaults and away you go...reboot and install your OS after formatting the HD. I need some reassurance or a resource or maybe just a pair of "nads".

Anyone want to point me in the right direction. Thanks, Ted
 

A:Home built computer

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Hello. I just built a computer from scratch using a

MSI KT4A-V motherboard,
AMD Sempron 2400+,
512mb ram,
Sapphire ATI Radeon 9200SE,
New Lite-on CD-RW drive (Just bought it because I thought other was defective)
Maxtor 40gb hard drive
Sidewinder gaming case

Problem is, I press the power button and it does not ALWAYS start. It powers up the fans, and lights, and psu but doesn't beep or goto bios. When computer does boot up I see the drives in the bios perfectly, but it wont boot any disks. I am trying windows xp pro. I know the cd works. When I disable the network boot & floppy boot, it says Boot failure when I try to boot from cdrom, and tells me to enter something into drive and press any key to continue. I notice when I reset the CMOS it says i am using a sempron 1000 cpu when I am using a sempron 2400+.

Any help on why the thing won't start every time? And why I can't boot from cdrom? I believe all the cables are correctly on.

Thank you for any help at all. I'm desperate
 

A:Just built a computer/problems

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