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The BEST gaming lcd...period

Q: The BEST gaming lcd...period

Gaming LCD's

I am wondering what the best lcd monitor for gaming is. I am hooking this up to dual 7800 gt's and want to take advantage of this by buying a premium monitor. I know that for gaming lower response time is better and that native resolution should be relatively high, any help would be appreciated. By the way, im looking to spend around $500.

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A: The BEST gaming lcd...period

For $500 you could easily buy any high-end 17" LCD. And for 19", $500 will get you a pretty good one, if not a great one. LCD prices are changing so rapidly.

But if you get a 19", make sure it suits some basic things first, like the type of connection. Is it DVI? Does it match your vid card outputs? Getting a digital signal is the first thing to look for. Then make sure it handles your favorite resolution. For 19" this would be like 1280x1024 or even 1600x1200.
After this, the best thing to do is find a site that runs comparisons on LCDs. Select the 3 to 5 or so that you like best and compare side to side. You'll see who has quicker response times, brighter picture, more features etc...
PCWorld has such comparrisons, check tomshardware.com, then just do some googling.

Couldn't say what is the "BEST..period". Some people would say only CRTs can be the best.

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I'm receiving a BSOD into about 1 - 2 hours of gaming.

BlueScreenView reports the error as:

Bug Check Code: 0x00000124

Caused by driver hal.dll,
Caused By Address hal.dll+ 37213, ntoskrnl.exe+1c5f2d

Is this Hardware related, Graphics Card perhaps? I'm also constantly getting atikmdag.sys and atikmpag.sys crashes but am not sure if that is related to the BSOD in question.

A:BSOD after long gaming period.

Follow the instructions here> Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista

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*Meant to title this "Periodic lag spikes while gaming on wireless internet"

I've searched high and low and still can't find a fix for this.

I just moved into a new place and I'm stuck with wireless internet. I used to play various FPS games while my PC was hardwired and I never had a problem like this.

Thing is, every minute or so, I get a large lag spike where the game will freeze for about a second or two. Connection is not dropped, just lags. I've contacted Dynex (makers of my wireless adapter) and they're convinced it's not the adapter.

I've been running a ping against Google using "ping www.google.com -t" to see what my connection is like. The results are very consistent. 30-35 pings at 50ms-55ms, then a ping for 1900ms-2200ms, a ping for 260-280ms, and then back to the 50-55ms pings.

Dynex also had me ping an address (172.0.0.1 I think) and of the four packets it sent, there was no data loss.

I've also disabled the Wireless Zero Config to no avail. I'm at a loss, any help would be great.

Windows XP Media Center, version 2002, SP2
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
1.79GHz, 2GB RAM
 

A:Period lag spikes while gaming on wireless internet

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Model: Dell XPS 15 9560
Processor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz
RAM: 16Gb DDR4
GPU: GTX1050 (Intel HD630 Integrated)
OS: Windows 10

So this has been an issue with my PC pretty much since I got it back in September however has just recently gotten so bad that it can't be ignored. When running a large program such as Counter Strike or Rocket League the game will run fine at around 190fps/150fps respectively however shortly after will drop to an apparent '60fps' however it is extremely laggy and looks more like 10. This occasionally will fix itself for around a minute then break again. Recently though it will not fix and the whole computer system will lag until the application is closed. It will then take up to 5 minutes for the PC to run normally again.

At first I thought it was a thermal issue but have downloaded multiple PC monitoring programs and found this not to be the case. CPU and GPU sit at around 70C / 60C. I have reinstalled and updated drivers including the integrated graphics driver and have factory reset my PC 3 times. Nothing seems to work.
 

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Hello and greetings to all.

I dint understand my pc now..after i fresh format my pc after 2years of usage, i on genuine windows and uptodate till today..but i seems cant leave my pc on idle/downloading most of the time...when i wake up, my pc already restarted..just now while im watching a long series of drama, i get bsod and it said "BAD POOL HEADER"..its the first time i can catch the bsod error..please see attachment for the minidump..

A:BSOD when cpu is idle for long period, no bsod while gaming 4~8hours

Hi udin901.

The latest dump gives a notion that BitDefender caused the BSOD.

Code:
fffff880`0b267968 fffff880`0162d904Unable to load image avc3.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for avc3.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for avc3.sys
avc3+0xf904
Description here: Driver Reference Table - avc3.sys

The previous one states it clearly.

Code:
BugCheck C5, {8, 2, 0, fffff80003011127}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for bdfndisf6.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for bdfndisf6.sys
Probably caused by : bdfndisf6.sys ( bdfndisf6+1445 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Description here: Driver Reference Table - BdfNdisf6.sys

Uninstall BitDefender. How to uninstall Bitdefender

Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Let us know the result.

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Hello Everyone,
I have an on going ATA deployment, where the customer wants to know, the possibility of having the logs / event retained for 1 year and an approximate idea on the impact of storage and any limitations for MongoDB.
As per the ATA sizing tool and article the requirement of ATA center falls in the below specification.




Packets per second from all DCs

CPU (cores*)

Memory (GB)

Database storage per day (GB)

Database storage per month (GB)

IOPS**




















400,000

12

96

120

3,600

2,000 (2,500)



So we have a approx. storage requirement of 3.6 TB per month, so how long are the logs/event on ATA center kept by default and can we change the retention period for the same.
Thank you,

Regards,
Iqbal Johar

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Hello guys, just read my story this is all true.
Okay so I wanted to get a better graphics card so I got this exact card
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1370-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

and my computer is a Dell Studio XPS 8100 Service Tag is C06PNL1 for the computer

but anyways, the graphics card I bought fits inside but the problem is that it has two PCI adapters and my PSU wont support that
My PSU is 350 watts at the moment

and I was wondering, is it okay to upgrade my PSU to like a 600 watt PSU?
this is the one i want
CompUSA.com | CUL-650B | Coolmax CUL-650B Power Supply

dell told me that it could screw up other parts of my computer and void warranty

but should I get it or not? All I want to do is game on my new graphics card DX

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It says here:

GeForce GTX 460 1GB Power Consumption and Thermals | bit-tech.net

that the power consumption of a Windows 7 system with that graphics card is 250 to 270 watts at load and about 136 at idle.

Dell generally uses decent power supplies, so your PSU may handle it OK. Can you get an adapter so your PSU will have 2 and match the video card?

Dell used to use some oddball connectors, so I don't know whether an ordinary ATX PSU will necessarily hook up correctly in your model 8100.

But 600 watts is more than enough.

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Hi, can somebody tell me why is it that when I delete a letter or phrase, I end up with the period(dot) that is on the delete key.
Thank. you.

A:Period....

Can you give us a screen shot of this to better understand what is happening?

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hello> these are my periods> i cAnt type numbers< commas< words and letters just capitaliZe themselves< i have to right click on everything to open links or files< when i select one thing it selects everything< And theres much more>>>(periods) I WOUld appreciAte it sooo much if someonE could help me if its possible and not to lAte> ive tried every program> nothing has been found>>> please please please tell me you cAn help> thank you! Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:51:40 AM, on 01/28/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Stardock\SDMCP.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorShield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\basfipm.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Jetico\Jetico Personal Firewall\fwsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
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Before you begin, take a read through these instructions and download the programs that I've advised. Save the below instructions in notepad or wordpad, because you also have to work in safe mode without networking support, so this page wouldn't be available then. You should not have any browsers open during the cleaning process unless otherwise prompted.

If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

Please allow yourself a few spare hours. Below are instructions for a virus scan(s) that can take longer then 2 hours.

It is also important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!! .

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directi... Read more

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Hey all. I haven't been here in awhile and the reason why I'm here is very very curious. You see... I'm a pretty techy guy and can fix things pretty easily, but this one has me baffled. First, I'll give you my computer specs so I can break this down as fast as possible.

MoBo: MSI A75-G55 Military Class II
RAM: 8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis DDR3 1600MHz (4GB x 2)
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200RPM SATA 3.0GBs
CPU: AMD A6-3650 Quad Core FM1 Socket Series
PSU: 650w 4-pin connection

Now let's move onto the problem... Whenever I power on my computer, it won't boot. At all. Not even to the intro screen showing you the motherboard label. Can't go into BIOS. ANYTHING. The curious thing about it is that I was using a Gigabyte A75-UD2H board and that's when it started, so I got a new board, yet it persists! I still cannot boot into BIOS and I know if you have a faulty HDD, it will at least recognize the MoBo first then tell you it can't find the HDD, which spins up fine and works perfectly... The CPU isn't burnt out or anything and I just really can't figure this thing out! If anyone could help me out it would be MUCH appreciated! I want to stop tearing my hair out and get off my sister's computer as SOON AS POSSIBLE! Thank you so much!
 

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Hi there
how can i find out how much time is left of my ram waranty period
it dont let me play any games with its bsods
it is
Patriot Signature DDR2
2GB PC2-6400 (800MHz) Non-ECC Unbuffered DIMM (PSD22G8002)
do you prefer buy a new one or use waranty ( if you could use it) ?
Thanks

A:Ram Waranty Period

Go to the Patriot site and summit this form and they can tell you.
Most memory today carry lifetime warranty.

Patriot Memory - Email Support

Jim

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First of all, I'm Mike T and new to the forum. I have been having access problems with IE so much that now I'm using Netscape. Anyway, when I try to use IE alone (using links, or desktop shortcuts, all I get is a flash and nothing happens. I have tried to download from th IE website, uninstall/reinstall, and I keep getting "You have the most current version of IE. Setup will close now. Can anyone help?

A:Troubles with IE PEriod

What version of windows do you have?

Go to control panel/ internet options / general
Click on delete files/ delete all offline content.
Click clear history.

Please download
Mcafee stinger multivirus removal tool
Install and run

Spybot search and destroy
Ad aware personal form Lavasoft
Install, update,run, check for problems , fix problems.
A Squared trojan remover
Download, install, update, scan and fix.

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Hello,

I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on why there is a 30-day "evaluation" period prior to activation.

Typically, someone downloads a [free] evaluation to try out the software prior to making a purchase. However, that is not the case with Windows as a customer would have to purchase the OS even to try it out.

Would there be any difference of Microsoft required the activation upon completion of the installation?

Thanks in advance for your insights.

A:30-day Evaluation Period

Welcome!

The 30 day trial is actually misleading. It is not supposed to be a trial, but merely a grace period before you need to activate. You are right, it does not make any sense to require the user to pay just to use the trial.

Technically, it is illegal to install Windows 7 on a machine unless you have a product key for it. Read though the EULA:

Code:
MICROSOFT SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS
WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM
These license terms are an agreement between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of its affiliates) and you. Please read them. They apply to the software named above, which includes the media on which you received it, if any. Printed-paper license terms, which may come with the software, may replace or modify any on-screen license terms. The terms also apply to any Microsoft
? updates,
? supplements,
? Internet-based services, and
? support services
for this software, unless other terms accompany those items. If so, those terms apply.
By using the software, you accept these terms. If you do not accept them, do not use the software. Instead, return it to the retailer for a refund or credit. If you cannot obtain a refund there, contact Microsoft or the Microsoft affiliate serving your country for information about Microsoft?s refund policies. See www.microsoft.com/worldwide. In the United States and Canada, call (800) MICROSOFT or see www.microsoft.com/info/nareturns.htm.
As described below, using the software also operates as your co... Read more

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My folders with period (.) on its name will lost the folder name after the period. But the folder name itself doesn't change
Sometime after reboot the problem is gone but will back after some time

Example:

Note the Type and the name. They should be "NokiaCooker_2.9" and "NaviFirm+ 1.7"


In file inside the folder properties, the location shows the right path, but in folder path not (when in edit mode however, it shows the right path until I press enter to exit edit mode)

same with above

Thanks.
Sorry for bad English and explanation

A:Folder Name after period is gone

I'm confused.

Would you give me one and only one example of folder name which is not appearing correctly?

A smart move is to never use a period in a folder name.

Use the period for its original purpose, that is, as the separator between folder and extension or put another way as the first character of the "extension".

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I installed Rhapsody software on my PC on Friday. During installation, it said, "Rhapsody must alter some files or else it won't be able to download music. Is this ok?" Regretfully, I allowed it to proceed, and now, no matter what I do, AOL refuses to load. I click on the AOL icon, the hourglass flashes for a second, and then nothing. Can anyone help me with this? Thank you friends.

A:Aol just will not load, period.

Have you reinstalled AOL? . . I thought AOL stopped supporting their software and went to webbased?

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my speakers are plugged into the right spot and everything should work fine, i had windows xp yesterday and they were fine. i downloaded windows seven and now it says that there is no speakers or headphones plugged in. i have no clue what sound card i have or what my speakers are though, all i do know is that they are altec lansing.

A:no sound. period.

Complete the system specs and then go to altec for latest drivers that are compatible with windows 7.
What version of Windows 7 and 32/64bit?

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I've seen  a few forums and tried all fixes, I had sound previously  but today turned on my laptop and no sound.
sound device installed and working properly (so it notes) also tried update drivers and noted I have most updated.
I tried to restore back to earlier time, nothing..
I'm on a dell, not sure what other info one might need to help me out so just ask and I will reply.  I can hear something in my speakers from time to time, like a sound of static so I know the speakers work...but where did my sound disappear to?
patti
 

A:no sound period

Hello pat! What do you see in device manager??
Look in device manager and see if you have any yellow marks.
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000833.htm
 
Here's a whole bunch of suggestions for a HP tutorial ???http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01884922&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en
PS You may not have all the features, but you should have most of them.

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I am using Kaspersky on a trial period and I am not sure whether to keep it or not as it dosen't seem to pick up the problems that I am having.Last week I also did an online scan with Panda which picked up 3 problems.Straight after I ran kaspersky and nothing was found.I submitted hjt log to this forum and with your help managed to get rid of them.Again today I ran another online scan called Pestscan and it has found 7 problems,and told me exactly where they were , again I ran Kaspersky and it has found nothing.Can someone advise me what to do please,as the trial period is coming to an end and I was thinking about subscribing but now I am unsure.
 

A:Trial period

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ok heres the problem:

just recently my computer has refused to go past the Starting Windows XP screen (with the stupid blue bar that scrolls < to >). it continues to hang up on that screen (the bar is still scrolling btw), i even left it there for almost an hour and nothing happened (except for the bar scrolling). so i decided to reformat my HD. well i went to put in my XP disc and after booting from disc and loading all the necessary components, it would stop on "Setup is starting Windows." so i tried putting in my Win 2000 disc and deleting the partition, that worked. so i put the XP disc back in and restarted the cpu, still hangs up on "setup is..." after a few restarts i managed to get past that and reformat the HD.

after many tedious hours of reinstalling drivers, etc. i still have the problem, it still stops at the scrolling blue bar screen. i tried restarting the computer in safe mode but it will not go past:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/Drivers/MUP.sys

now i am completely lost and frustrated
this is completely beyond my knowledge for PC repair, any help will be greatly appreciated.

quick notes: reformatting the HD did nothing; cant get past "setup is..." to repair; safe mode isnt working; starting with last known configuration didnt work either (hangs up at the starting windows screen [bear in mind that the stupid blue bar is still scrolling]).
 

A:XP will not start PERIOD

Welcome to TSG....

I would suggest going to the hard drive manufacturers web site and downloading the hard drive diagnostics for this particular make and model number hard drive and running it to see if the hard drive is still OK.

Also I would check all connections power and IDE cable connections to make sure they are OK. If you have another hard drive I would take this one out and install the other hard drive to see if it does the same thing.
 

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I have a HP ProBook 6550b laptop. It has the wide keyboard with the number keys on the right (as well as across the top row). The del key is also on the right. The del key has a period in what would normally be the shift or uppercase position. Whenever I try to delete a character it inserts a period instead of deleting. It will still do this regardless of whether number lock is on or off and regardless of whether shift is used or not.
Does anyone know how I can get it to delete as it normally should??
NOTE: A similar question to this was also posted by someone else in a previous thread but the solution offered, ie, toggling the number lock, did NOT work.
Thanks
 

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Chrome and Chrome specforce. First time i installed the game when you open the console with the tidle key to type what ever the period would work on the key board. After awhile it stopped working thought it was the keyboard. works just fine anywhere else. Uninstalled game reinstalled didnt help. Doesnt work in either game. Help.
 

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Alright.

So I've been asked to wipe an XP Home computer and replace it with XP Professional, and up until now, there have been no problems. Well, it hasn't taken long for one to crop up.

There are no connections listed in the Control Panel. Not one. And I haven't the foggiest idea on how to set one up (Networking is not my strong suit).

Anyway, the laptop is normally connected on a DSL connection.

Any ideas to get it working again?
 

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Hi I have requests for prints of my paintings
Can you advise if Canon ip4200 printer inks are lightfast and have a decent lifetime.

Thanks
 

A:lightfast period

From Canon:
A system for long-lasting photos.
The Canon ChromaLife100 system combines the PIXMA iP4200 Photo Printer's FINE print head technology and newly developed inks with select Canon photo papers, with results rivaling that of conventional photos. These beautiful photos will also last up to 100 years when stored in an archival quality photo album4.Click to expand...

Mind you, this is only with genuine Canon papers and ink. Any other combinations won't be a guarantee they'll last 100 years.

Found here:
http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=ModelDetailAct&fcategoryid=117&modelid=11641
 

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I'm using a Dell Inspiron 9100 Laptop, and literally up to today, I never had problems with my Wireless internet, but now it simply doesn't connect to any access points whatsoever, but the configurations repeatedly say things are ok. After doing further inspection, it tells me that my wireless hardware is missing, but that simply isn't true. Here's my IP Config:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Tchakalla> Ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : seraph
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : myhome.westell.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : myhome.westell.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-1F-1E-A0-0A
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.41
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
192.168.1.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, July 28, 2007 11:20:03 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, July 29, 2007 11... Read more

A:No Wireless. Period

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Okay, it's been a while since I've posted a problem, and I hope I can communicate it properly lol.

The Hardware:
-=Mobo1: Gigabyte EP43-DS3L
-=Mobo2: Abit FP-IN9 Fatal1ty
-=CPU: Intel Core2Quad Q6600
-=GPU: ATi Radeon HD4850
-=RAM: 4GB OCZ DDR6400
-=PSU: 620W (Forgot brand... I'll add it if I remember)

More Detail
-=Chipset1: Intel P45 (Gigabyte board)
-=Chipset2: nVIDIA 650 (Abit Fatal1ty board)
-=OS: Windows Vista Ultimate x64
-=Cooling: Zalman 9700NT / Tagan El Diablo (Frigga-huge fan on the site =D)

The Issue At Hand
Well, it's pretty simple. I can't get it to boot overclocked... not at all - on either of these boards, each of which has been touted for easy overclocking (on a budget).

I'm not a newbie to Overclocking... but I AM a newbie to overclocking Intel chips (A previous AMD Fanboy). I've been told, and have always assumed, that it's the same idea.

I gave up a month ago when it just didn't work, but now it just sits there, with that giant Zalman and the 360mm case fan doing nothing but look cool (Which they do excellently).

What I've already tried pretty much comprises what's worked for me in the past; raise the clock speed in increments, raise voltages marginally, and/or lower the clock and raise the multiplier. Every time, no matter how minimal the change was, my computer failed to post, but instead beeps violently (yes, violently) on both boards, forcing me to clear the cmos and start over (Thankfully, ... Read more

A:Q6600 Won't OC. Period.

Have you tried disabling C1E, or does your BIOS even support that? Make sure you've unlinked the FSB and RAM speeds, that would cause some problems for sure. On my board, I have my Q6600 at a solid 3Ghz on 1.25 vcore, so don't push the volts up too far. You could try dropping the multiplier and pushing the FSB speed up.
 

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Anyone ever see this? I?m not sure what?s causing it, but have tried all the obvious searching and nothing has helped. It?s a Windows 7 Pro machine as well. The weird thing is Outlook also will not open a secure connection to
the hosting company now as well. Chrome can open up a SSL site, no problem.

This is what I?ve done:


-         
Verified data and time-         
Clear the SSL state-         
Reset IE settings in pretty much any place you can reset them.-         
Also ran a SFC /scannow with no problems found. Also re-registered all DLLs

I?m running out of ideas. It has MS Security Essentials on it, removed it and installed Webroot, but still no go.



Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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Hello, and thank you soo much for helping!!

I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate Home Edition with unknown service pack addition. The machine is an inspiron 1720 and is about 1.5 years old.

The problem I am having is that my machine will freeze after about 15-20 minutes when it is left alone. If I am using it it runs fine. But say I leave and come back about 30 minutes later it will be completely frozen. I will have to hold the power off button to turn it off and then turn it back on.

Just today a problem appeared from the computer saying "A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly."

Description
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Files that help describe the problem
WD-20090806-1559.dmp
sysdata.xml
Version.txt

View a temporary copy of these files
Warning: If a virus or other security threat caused the problem, opening a copy of the files could harm your computer.

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 117
BCP1: 8514B510
BCP2: 8F80BFC0
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

That is what I could find from it. This problem has been on going for a few weeks. After the freezing problem started I ran into a nasty trojan horse, but through the help of Chemist on your forum, I was able to defeat the vir... Read more

A:Freezing After a period of time

Is it set to sleep or hibernate after a period of time?
It may be having trouble waking up.
I have mine set to monitor off after 15 mins and sleep set to never.
Try those settings and see if it is any better.
Right click the desktop|personalize|screen saver|change power settings|change when computer sleeps.

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My pc randomly reboots itself after a period of time. It usually happens when Im running about 3-4 IE browsers, AIM, and Outlook Express for a while. i thought it was my overclocked CPU that was the problem, so i disabled over heat turn-off in the BIOS. Could there be errors in my registry?

Athlon 2500+ XP overclocked to 3400+ (42 C at rest)
Abit NF7-S2 Motherboard
 

A:PC Reboots itself after being on for a period of time

That processor is seriously overclocked.

Overclocking reduces the lifespan of the hard ware and also overclocks the RAM and PCI bus, so have you tried not overclocking the system?

There is no point in turning off the overheating monitor in the BIOS if the processor isn't overheating, which it doesn't appear to be doing if its temperature is only 42 degrees.
 

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I've owned my computer since May 1999 - it hasn't really given me many problems until now. First of all, her specs:

Abit KA7 mobo (uses Via KX133 chip)
Athlon 700 OC'd to 800 (using Afterburner chip - made by same company I bought computer from, Outside Loop)
256 PC133 (Crucial)
Asus v6800 DDR Geforce 256
Maxtor DiamondMax Plus40 30 gig harddrive (Ultra66)
Pioneer 16x DVD
Plextor 8x burner
Windows 98SE
Soundblaster Live! Value

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Now, the problem. Every once and a while (like maybe once a month) the computer would have a problem rebooting when reset ... the hard drive would seek and it'd detect everything, but it wouldn't establish a signal with the monitor.

Well, recently it's been doing it a lot more often, taking 2 or 3 times to boot up. I came home from school today, and it wouldn't turn on at all.

It seems to be POSTing, but I don't hear the beep. Here's what I've done so far:

- Swapped monitors: no effect
- Swapped video card (including using a PCI and AGP): no effect
- Swapped hard drives: same
- Unhooked CD-Rom drives: same

And then I tried to see how far it was making on the POST, so I booted without a processor hooked up, and didn't get any warning beeps, so I'm thinking it must be either a motherboard or power supply issue.

Any suggestions or courses of action? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Computer won't boot, period

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The 30-day trial period on an application I downloaded has elapsed (Macromedia Dreamweaver) but I could do with it for a few more days and don't want to fork out $300 for the full version.

Anyone know of a hint/cheat to let me back in? Downloading it again doesn't help, nor does emptying my cookies folder.

How does my PC know I've already had my 30 days? Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Trial period is over, how can I get back in?

That info is stored in the Registry. You could try doing a search.
 

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Am going away for extended period.

When does the free offer terminate please?

rgds.

A:Free Install Period

currently it is end of july

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I've read about this problem around these forums but mine is a bit different. I have Windows XP Pro SP3. After a random period of maybe 30 mins to a few hours, my internet connection seems inexistant. PC reacts like there is no internet cable plugged in. I've checked the ipconfig command in command prompt before my internet shuts down and after and there was a change. A few lines(IPs) were missing after my internet fell.

Does anyone know that my problem is about and how can I solve it??
 

A:no internet after random period

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Hi guys,
Just wondering if anybody knows if microsoft will release a UPGRADE version of windows 7 like they did with VISTA(e.g windows home premium upgrade)?

As with the upgrade dvd for vista , u can install an evaluation copy and then upgrade from that. Does anybody know if we will be able to do that again? As it worked out alot cheaper LOL

Cheers
Dan

A:Win7 evaluation period

  
Quote: Originally Posted by danjohn1


Hi guys,
Just wondering if anybody knows if microsoft will release a UPGRADE version of windows 7 like they did with VISTA(e.g windows home premium upgrade)?

As with the upgrade dvd for vista , u can install an evaluation copy and then upgrade from that. Does anybody know if we will be able to do that again? As it worked out alot cheaper LOL

Cheers
Dan


At this time there is no official word on exactly what will be released!
But I'm sure they will offer this upgrade as they did with Vista & you are right, it is the best cheapest way of getting the FULL retail OS!

At the very least you should be able to save 1/3 (or more) that of the original full retail price upgrading to the upgrade disk.

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Hi folks. I have beed having problems with stability with my vista x64 system. After crashing several times from video driver problems (Nvidia 9800GT) Vista won't boot in any mode safe, restore to last known,etc. I put in the original disk I purchased and I get


Status: 0xc0000225

Info: An unexpected error has occured



I can not even get to the repair screen or even put on a clean install. The x32 disc will boot but has no x64 repair tools. What do I do?

Everything has been sweet until updating last week!

A:Vista x64 won't Boot Period:(

Hi Tetmatek, all i can suggest & has worked for me is to dissconnect your power sources battery as well if it is a laptop hold your power on button down for 10 seconds then leave it for half an hour & then reconnect your power press your on switch and hope for the best
If it does boot up you probably want to address the offending video driver problem as it is my guess this is the cause
(in my case i didnt & that is why i have a glorified doorstop that resembles a laptop)

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This is my first thread on this very informative Forum so sorry if this is a stupid question, but yesterday I installed Windows 7, and wanting to establish the best configuration for my system, I installed Windows 7 - 64bit Professional without 'Activation'. After a smooth installation, and the transferring of some of my Vista files, I shut the system down for the night. The following morning when I tried to boot the PC, I got a message stating that no System could be detected on my hard Disk. To cut a long story short, after replacing the Hard Disk, and re-installing Windows 7, I realised that my PC will only boot up if I keep the Windows 7 Installation Disk in the DVD Player. To come to my question - Does one have to insert the Windows 7 DVD to allow boot up prior to Activating Windows 7 ?

A:Running 7 during the 'Trial Period'

No.. you shouldnt need to do that... sounds like you need to do a repair install... boot from your 7DVD and select repair from the custom install menu...

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Not sure if this is the right board, but I'm having a problem where my delete key is apparently always pressed.

Whenever I select any text, it deletes anything after the cursor, or if I click an icon either on my desktop, in a folder, or in the start menu, it spams the delete file prompt. I'm having a similar issue with the period key in my numpad, but that goes away just by hitting numlock.

I know for a fact that it's not a hardware issue, since I've tried three different keyboards, one of them new out of the box.
Any help would be amazing, because every thread I've been able to find on this just says it's a stuck key and then it peters out.
 

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Hi everyone. I live in Southern Indiana and I am looking for an ISP that has no timeout period. I ask because I often leave my computer online for extended periods of time due to the fact that I sometimes download large files like after I format the computer and need to download all of the critical updates, norton updates, game updates, etc etc etc. Anyway, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Some websites that list ISPs would be nice too but I already know of some websites that list ISPs. Preferably an ISP $15.00 or less is what I am looking for.
 

A:ISPs with no timeout period...

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 Hi,  I  need to know that how can i extend my Hp laptop warranty for 2 years as it is about to expire within week. My laptop has already passed three years of warranty period.  Please suggest me the procedure or any online link to do the same.  thanking you.  

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Where can I set the timeout length in IE6. Some of ths sites I visit can have a lot of traffic and IE times-out too soon. Is this an IE setting or a setting wleswhere in windows? (I'm using Win Xp)
 

A:Setting IE6 Timeout Period

Maybe this would help?

http://www.download-by.net/network-and-internet/browser-tools/19625,ie-timeout-tuner.html
 

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Hi everyone, is using a non genuine windows considered illegal? We all know that we can have a notification saying our windows isn't genuine and doesn't have the ability to customize our operating system but i can still live with that and i still want to use windows no matter what.

A:Using Windows after Trial Period

Running a non genuine windows after the 90 Days grace is theft - just the same as walking into a strangers yard and driving away in their car

You will not get any assistance here

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I want to extend the warranty period of my newly purchased system..inform me as soon as possible

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recently my internet explorer has been messed up and now its both internet explorer and Firefox. there is no physical issues with my Ethernet cord, router or anything. my other computer is working fine loading pages up. and my Aim works on this computer but for some reason it takes like 15mins just to load a page and sometimes it quits out in the middle and says page cannot be displayed. i've tried system restore but i had no success.
 

A:Internet Not working Period

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The last 2 days i have noticed that after around 30mins or so i can no longer open files/internet/pics etc

Nothing can be opened but window tabs can be minimized and have full use of mouse and keyboard.

I cant open task manage when this happens and only a restart works.
This can only be done manually via the reset button on base unit and not via Windows restart function.

Ive run full AV scan with MSE and came back clean.

Not installed any programs within this time, the only thing that i can think of updating was Firefox 2 days ago.

many thanks for any help

A:PC freezing after short period

If you created a System Restore point prior to updating Firefox, you could use that restore point to roll back your system.

If you don't already have it, and can get on the web (or otherwise place a downloaded installer on the problem computer), you should try a full scan with Malwarebytes after allowing it to update.

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Hello, I'm sure Shawn is aware of this setting, and I'm sure he'll eventually read this, and can link me to the post to how to do it =)

I have my computer set up to when it is idle after 5 minutes, it will turn the screen blank for 3 seconds then it will show the lock screen. Sometimes I'm at the computer desk busy doing something non-computer related, and all of a sudden I notice in the corner of my eye that the screen goes blank. I had the computer set up to whenever that happened I grab the mouse real quick and move it to come right back to whatever was showing on the screen before it goes to the lock screen. Reason why I want to catch it right in time is so I don't have to re-type the password at the lock screen. There is a setting somewhere that lets me do that. Where is it again?

A:Where Is That Few Second Time-Out Grace Period Again?

Hello pepanee,

This may be what you're after.

Lock Screen Timeout Period - Change in Windows 8

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Ok so here's my problem...My brother installed intel pro wireless on my Dell Inspiron E1505...So I go to uninstall the program due to it not weorking right and it deleted both my wireless driver and my ethernet driver...I can't get on the net to even download them again...My computer might as well be a brick that plays solitaire right now...Anyone got any ideas on what to do...Any help would be appreciated.

A:Help...Help...SOS...SOS No internet drivers period

Download the Ethernet drive to a flash drive http://support.dell.com/support/down...=19&l=en&s=dhs

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