• The "Quick Questions That Don't Deserve A Thread"...Thread. v5
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Sometimes, I'll be watching a YouTube video or something and all of a sudden, one by one, my USB connected device shut down, including my WiFi adapter (I just have a desktop with no WiFi compatibility.) Should I be worried?
[QUOTE=SageJFox;48518153]The light on the adapter never goes out, so I don't think that's the problem, but will try it regardless. [editline]And barely fifteen minutes later...[/editline] Nope, no dice, just shut off again. Thanks for trying at least.[/QUOTE] hard to say what the problem is, since the thing is full of them. i basically have to leave mine plugged in all the time for it to work at all. sometimes i can get about an hour out of it going wireless.
So I'm cloning my HDD onto an SSD, I got up to 76% when I'm met with an error saying that my HDD has "Bad Sectors". Using checkdisk, I'm told that there's nothing wrong with the HDD, but CrystalDisk says that something is wrong with the "Current Pending Sector Count". What should I do so I don't wait for the cloning process to just error out again?
[QUOTE=ief014;48518654]hard to say what the problem is, since the thing is full of them. i basically have to leave mine plugged in all the time for it to work at all. sometimes i can get about an hour out of it going wireless.[/QUOTE] Yeah, leaving it plugged in to the charger seems to be keeping it from going out. Granted, that sorta defeats the purpose of a [I]wireless[/I] headset. Oh well, at least it's working.
Did anyone else's calendar on Win10 just reset? My accounts are still added but the ones I initially hid are shown again. Plus, for some reason it won't sync with events that occurred prior to August.
[QUOTE=Levelog;48517647]What's you definition of cheap? I'd say the 4460.[/QUOTE] Would an i7 2600k 3.4 Ghz be good enough?
[QUOTE=Sgt.Hazard;48519885]Would an i7 2600k 3.4 Ghz be good enough?[/QUOTE] Definitely. Though boards that support it are becoming more scarce.
[QUOTE=Levelog;48519894]Definitely. Though boards that support it are becoming more scarce.[/QUOTE] Then, maybe a I7 4770k?
[QUOTE=Sgt.Hazard;48520664]Then, maybe a I7 4770k?[/QUOTE] Unless it's an old Core 2 Duo or anything weaker than an i3, it should handle the vast majority of games just fine. A decent quad core like the i5 4460 (i5 4440 if you want to save even more with a minor performance loss) will be more than enough for ArmA 3.
I've noticed defrag programs just move fragments around. At 0% fragmentation, my hard drive still moves the head around when loading a large game. This could be due to the fact that files very related to each other (in that they are in the same directory and will likely be loaded for a game at the same time) are still spread out across the drive. Individual files are all found in one piece, but directories are fragmented. So my question: Is there some kind of defrag program that will rearrage files on the HD based on context, like residing directory or date-last-accessed?
My friend sent me this picture of his monitor. He was just watching youtube videos and the screen got like this. [img]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16108270/20150823_173307.jpg[/img] It works in safe mode but normal mode he gets nothing. Google says video drivers or that it's broken. Gonna try check video drivers via safe mode or try switch to an older card and see if that works. If it does not work with any of that. Trash?
[QUOTE=ica|kvantum;48523418]My friend sent me this picture of his monitor. He was just watching youtube videos and the screen got like this. [IMG]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16108270/20150823_173307.jpg[/IMG] It works in safe mode but normal mode he gets nothing. Google says video drivers or that it's broken. Gonna try check video drivers via safe mode or try switch to an older card and see if that works. If it does not work with any of that. Trash?[/QUOTE]I've had that issue before, it was fucked-up VRAM. Had to replace it. [editline]23rd August 2015[/editline] A question of my own - for a few months my HDD has had 50 GB free reported by both File Explorer and WinDirStat. I turn my computer on this morning to find 250 GB free, reported consistently across everything. How could this have happened?
[QUOTE=ica|kvantum;48523418]My friend sent me this picture of his monitor. He was just watching youtube videos and the screen got like this. [img]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16108270/20150823_173307.jpg[/img] It works in safe mode but normal mode he gets nothing. Google says video drivers or that it's broken. Gonna try check video drivers via safe mode or try switch to an older card and see if that works. If it does not work with any of that. Trash?[/QUOTE] What a coincidence, my GPU is having the exact same issue right now. It only works in safe-mode or if I uninstall the GPU drivers, once any drivers get installed it messes up again and reboots.
[QUOTE=Hypershadsy;48523327]I've noticed defrag programs just move fragments around. At 0% fragmentation, my hard drive still moves the head around when loading a large game. This could be due to the fact that files very related to each other (in that they are in the same directory and will likely be loaded for a game at the same time) are still spread out across the drive. Individual files are all found in one piece, but directories are fragmented. So my question: Is there some kind of defrag program that will rearrage files on the HD based on context, like residing directory or date-last-accessed?[/QUOTE] IIRC, Defraggler lets you choose how it "optimizes" the drive, where that just means that it will defrag your system like normal, then you can choose to have it order files by either most recent use, most commonly used, or other options.
Was playing a game and my drivers went into a stopped responding/recovered loop. The screen never went black, it just froze in place. It started slow but after a little I couldn't do anything. Should I assume the worst and prepare to RMA my (now about half a year old) 970 gtx card, or could it geniunely be a driver issue? [editline]23rd August 2015[/editline] Just ran 3DMark without issue/normal scores, so i'm hoping for the best
You could manually reinstall the drivers and choose to do a "Clean installation", which gets rid of any previous drivers' that may have lingering effects. Note that is will normally delete your custom profiles for games that you may have made using Nvidia GeForce/Nvidia Inspector.
Got Windows 10, but it goes to a black screen after I log in and get a five minute opening to do what ever before the screen goes black. Chrome works if I open it first, and settings too unless that's open first. Task manager is okay as well. Any remedies/solutions for this problem?
Is there any program compatible with windows 10 that allows the immediate preview of a sound file on hover or first click? I need to go through a ton of audio files for a video and anything more than one click to hear a file would be too much.
Are LGA 1155 coolers compatible with a LGA 1151 board? I'm gonna be doing a massive overhaul of my system in a months time and I was wondering If I can save some money by reusing my Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus.
[QUOTE=Saxon;48525867]Are LGA 1155 coolers compatible with a LGA 1151 board? I'm gonna be doing a massive overhaul of my system in a months time and I was wondering If I can save some money by reusing my Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus.[/QUOTE] I'm pretty sure it's been confirmed that 1151 follows the 115x cooler mounting. So it should work no problem.
anyone know a reliable way to reduce the sensitivity or disable an axis on a controller (either wired 360 or ps4) i tried x360ce but it doesnt seem to work in game
[QUOTE=maddogsamurai;48524689]Got Windows 10, but it goes to a black screen after I log in and get a five minute opening to do what ever before the screen goes black. Chrome works if I open it first, and settings too unless that's open first. Task manager is okay as well. Any remedies/solutions for this problem?[/QUOTE] most definitely a graphics driver issue, go into safe mode and uninstall/update your drivers
I've noticed at random times, especially later in the evening, my internet will just slow to an absolute crawl. Command line pinging will almost always time out, and when it doesn't it'll reach pings over 600+ms. The internet still seems to function, but at incredibly slowed speeds. I did a Speedtest to illustrate it a bit further [url]www.speedtest.net/result/4606142357.png[/url] Eventually, it goes back to normal, but it comes up at the strangest times. The last time this happened wasn't for weeks by my count. Anyone have any idea what could be causing this?
[QUOTE=Fhenexx;48528335]I've noticed at random times, especially later in the evening, my internet will just slow to an absolute crawl. Command line pinging will almost always time out, and when it doesn't it'll reach pings over 600+ms. The internet still seems to function, but at incredibly slowed speeds. I did a Speedtest to illustrate it a bit further [URL="http://www.speedtest.net/result/4606142357.png"]www.speedtest.net/result/4606142357.png[/URL] Eventually, it goes back to normal, but it comes up at the strangest times. The last time this happened wasn't for weeks by my count. Anyone have any idea what could be causing this?[/QUOTE] If you ping your router and everything comes up fine its probably your ISP look up how to use the traceroute command and you might be able to find where its slowing down outside your local network, sometimes using a different DNS can fix the problem. More than likely though you're at the mercy of your ISP shitness at peak traffic times.
My Windows Update fails every time I try to install a certain update that helps my system security. It gave me a code when it failed, which was 80070BC9. Anyone know what's happening?
So I got plans to build a new PC, and I'm unsure which Windows OS to choose. Is paying for Windows 10 Pro worth it, or should I go with Windows 8.1 instead? Windows 10 is pretty expensive over here.
[QUOTE=Wormy;48529959]So I got plans to build a new PC, and I'm unsure which Windows OS to choose. Is paying for Windows 10 Pro worth it, or should I go with Windows 8.1 instead? Windows 10 is pretty expensive over here.[/QUOTE] Why spend so much extra money on a Pro version?
[QUOTE=Levelog;48529966]Why spend so much extra money on a Pro version?[/QUOTE] Because my main concern is that Windows 10 Home forces you to download and install updates, which I am against. I have had Windows updates break my Windows 7 PC before.
[QUOTE=Wormy;48529980]Because my main concern is that Windows 10 Home forces you to download and install updates, which I am against. I have had Windows updates break my Windows 7 PC before.[/QUOTE] Pro does too. Just enterprise/Windows updates for Business program that allows you to choose.
We can't even add my computer to our WSUS server. It detects it about 50% of the time as existing, but we can't do anything with it.
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