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I'm looking to upgrade my system over time, and the first thing that needs upgrading is my video card, my GTX 550 Ti just isn't cutting it anymore on modern titles. I've been looking at the new 300 series AMD cards, and I can't decide what to get. My current PC is running an i...
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It definitely sounds like Malware. I would get MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, you can get it here [url]http://www.malwarebytes.org/[/url]
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[url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236106[/url]
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I love this, used to get headaches when working at night because my monitor was too bright
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[img]http://computech-systems.ca/images/20100.jpg[/img] Gotta love the wireless
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[url]http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3[/url]
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AMD for gaming intel for everything else
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This is why you never spend that much money on a mouse
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[img_thumb]http://hugh4prez.nate-online.com/TuT%20Fun/crowbar%20the%20fucker.jpg[/img_thumb]
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Sounds like malware to me, try this [url]http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php[/url]
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[QUOTE=tarkata14;20185718]Find the location where the drivers installed, and direct the hardware manager to them manually. EDIT: Actually, make sure the drivers are compatible with x64 architecture. I had an old wireless card which only had 32-bit drivers, and it didn't wor...
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I have 2 wireless cards, and I wanted to install one to a new computer I got today (eMachines ET1831-01) and whenever I try and plug it in, even when installing the drivers, it says windows could not find drivers for USB2.0 WLAN. This happens on both cards no matter how many t...
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Wireless card won't install
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When you are installing a wireless adapter and it says "Please connect to the internet to download the latest drivers"
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Things that piss you off (PC HW/SW)
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Well I replaced the old 350W Antec PSU with a 450W Cooler Master PSU, and it seems to be working, but just in case it was overheating I put all the fans on 100% cycle [editline]03:12AM[/editline] [QUOTE=~Kiwi~;20078294]5 bucks says motherboard dan.[/QUOTE] So where's my 5...
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[QUOTE=YodaEXE;20066243]You didn't build the PSU from scratch, therefore there IS a sticker on it.[/QUOTE] I thought you meant the computer case :P [QUOTE=Dan The Man;20070560]Guys, it's not the PSU if it's worked for 2 and a half years... I'm not saying that the PSU ...
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[QUOTE=Thor667;20064575]On the side of the PSU there should be a sticker that details the voltages and wattage. It might be on the side you cant see.[/QUOTE] its a custom build, there is no sticker [editline]12:37PM[/editline] bump
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It has been working fine for the past 2 1/2 years, and I haven't added any new hardware to it, maybe the PSU is just failing? [editline]11:48AM[/editline] [QUOTE=LarparNar;20064198]Technical info please. Computer brand. Computer specs. Computer model. Operating syste...
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Computer just stops working
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I have a problem with one of my computers. When I am doing something on it, all of a sudden it will just basically shut off, except the green power light on the front stays on. The only way to get it working again is to turn the power switch off, wait till the light goes off, ...
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You made netflix cry :( You have to reformat if you can't remove them with AVG
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This guy is a pirate, look at this thread he made, admits to having pirated games:[url]http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?p=15039152#post15039152[/url] Report him for Warez nao! [highlight](User was banned for this post ("Report, don't post about it in the thread" -...
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The cheapest thing I have found is this [url]http://www.amazon.com/LightSnake-STUSBG10-USB-Instrument-cable/dp/B000H7LBB8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1262523997&sr=1-1[/url] It's a cable you plug into your guitar and then into your USB port, best quality thing you ca...
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Naw I was trollin before, I have always and will forever love alienware. I have to side with Cyber Punk on this one, Alienware is great, if you can afford it that is. People just hate it because they like building their own PC's, which you can do with Alienware btw [url]http:/...
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[url]http://lmgtfy.com/?q=why+alienware+sucks[/url]
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Alienware computers are like replica lamborghini's, they look awesome, but they aren't lamborghinis
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[QUOTE=adzicents;19008717]You don't need thermal compound, it comes pre-applied to the CPU. Otherwise, that's a good build.[/QUOTE] yeah, but it's always good to have some extra laying around anyways [QUOTE=ghostofme;19012338]Cheaper RAM that's just as good. [url]http:/...
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Good gaming build?
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Simple question. Is this build good for gaming? I already have a case, psu, monitor, hdd, dvd drive, keyboard and mouse. I was pretty much trying to build this around the CPU, so that's the only thing I don't want to change, unless it's a better amd phenom ii x4. And yes, i ad...
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Spybot S&D is the best one out there from what i've seen, I recommend it to all my customers
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[url]http://www.amazon.com/Network-Pair-Splitter-100-Single/dp/B000BSLXDE/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&s=pc&qid=1259658421&sr=1-9[/url] $14.99
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I would like to keep it under $900, but max is $1000 [editline]07:46AM[/editline] [QUOTE=ferrus;18599281]This build isn't balanced, namely the i5 and 5770, meaning it would be better to go for a cheaper CPU and faster GPU.[/QUOTE] That's why I asked if it was good or not ;)
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SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102858[/url] G.SKILL PIS Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2200 [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Ite...
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Is this a good build (gaming)
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I currently have an EVGA GeForce 9600GSO (Dual-Slot Edition), and most low-cost cards only perform around the same as mine. What would be a good card to get for $200 or less, that would be worth getting? Or should I just stick with what I have? I play mostly games like GTAIV, ...
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What video card to get?
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[img]http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff220/FloridaJudy/troll-spray.jpg[/img] BEGONE EVIL TROLL!
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[QUOTE=Deman Risu;18484282]Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition, it's actually a quad-core. You just have to unlock the two others. And it overclocks stable to 3.8GHz on air.[/QUOTE] the fuck are you talking about
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[QUOTE=reapaninja;18391470]why the hell would you recommend someone a Q8___ PSU is way overkill case is a huge pile of shite, there's so much wrong with that I don't know where to begin GT220 in a $800 build? the fuck? and why is it 1GB? 5900RPM HDD[/QUOTE] then make on...
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Guessing you have an OS already, and a keyboard/mouse/monitor: Pioneer CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model DVR-218LBK [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827129045[/url] Sunbeam Transformer IC-TR-US-BA-WOPSU Black Steel ATX Full Tower [url]http://www.newegg...
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and 1 more, do you already have a windows OS that you can use?
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does shipping count as over? cause we won't know unless we have your address which I know you won't give us
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just try a OC program?
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It's made by apple, and it has an I before its name, which we all know makes everyone overhype it and want it so bad that they beg their parents for it until their ears bleed
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[QUOTE=Rusty100;18312704]i really do not understand what that gap and curve design is supposed to achieve.[/QUOTE] Neither do I, neither do I.
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I am getting it, I will but it retail if i have to but I will Have an enV2 with 1 yr 8 months left on contract, but im still getting it
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[QUOTE=RJ102;18312632][img]http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/anderkoo/files/2007/05/IMG_0988.JPG[/img] It's no fun. At all.[/QUOTE] Not as bad as this one, but I have one and used it. Not anymore but still [img]http://libraryspecialty.com/images/INNOVERA%20%20Split%20Desi...
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The best gaming keyboard is a keyboard that works. Sure, it's keys may be faded out, but that only shows that you are a hardcore gamer
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Looks fine to me, if I had the $$$ I would get it. [editline]12:47AM[/editline] You also might look at this one. it's 1" smaller, but its full 1080P, and better reviews [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001314[/url]
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Maplestory FOR NOW.....
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1TB drive for under $100 on Canadian Newegg :3 [url]http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822186186[/url]
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I know you said you don't need a 1TB, but I thought I would post a good/cheap one anyways. If your gonna spend the money, get the most bang for your buck [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136448[/url]
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[QUOTE=KillerBox;18274461]Mass effect does not run will on dual cores and the 8600M GT is kinda slow to be able to run mass effect.[/QUOTE] LIES! I have a AMD athlon 64x2 4800+ and it runs perfectly
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I love making random slide shows with powerpoint when i'm bored 2010 ver looks sexy
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ASUS A8N-8 Mobo AMD Athlon 64x2 4800+ 3 gigs RAM EVGA e-GeForce 9600GSO Dual-Slot Edition Rocketfish 700W PSU (don't bash me about it, it works fine for what I need)
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NFS Shift graphics problem
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I have windows 7, and when I start it up I have to put it in compatibility mode mindows 98/ME so it will start. everything is fine until I try and start a career. It starts fine until after the opening video, and when I try and start the 1st race everything gets blacked out. ...
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Don't be hating on Acer, i'm on one right now ^.^ Looks good, but if i was to spend $650 on a laptop/netbook I would get a gaming laptop
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thanks or the suggestions guys, this project is still in the making, i Just need more monies for parts before its done
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You got a good price on it, other sites sell it for 20+ Euros, I would say it was worth it, it's a decent mouse
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[QUOTE=Jake_Steel;16763353]Damn that is a crazy ass laptop, I would be to scared to carry anywhere. Either way It has 2 speakers and a subwoofer. NOT 5 SPEAKERS AND A SUB. So if you have the audio set to 5.1 then it will not work right. Seeing as it is sending sound to speak...
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I lmaop at every single person in this thread (but me, I actually helped) and everyone that says troll, you're all trolling, not him. If you people actually used SOME common sense, you would post reasonable things. He asked for a rig that uses [b]AutoDesk Inventor[/b]. I actua...
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Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Bloomfield 3.33GHz [b]$999.99[/b] [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115212[/url] ASUS Rampage II Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard [b]$254.99[/b] [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?I...
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Can anybody on this site be serious? Christ Sake. Ill start [b][i]ACTAULLY HELPING[/i][/b] now, just give me a bit so i can build one
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You all just dont know how to use google do you. sad. This is his notebook:[url]http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Acer-Aspire-8920G-notebook.9245.0.html[/url] Amazon Page:[url]http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-8920-6671-fingerprint-CineCrystal/dp/B001G6UDMC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UT...
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[url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16899339007[/url] 10 Pack of 10x12" bags, cheapest thing I found 10 Pack of 12x16", if you want larger ones [url]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16899339008[/url]
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[url]http://www.malwarebytes.org/[/url] Download, install, and scan your computer If that doesn't fix the problem, try this [url]http://free.avg.com/download?prd=afe[/url]
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[url]http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/3ccec49c-2c67-4ff7-b672-ea1d32977aa81033.mspx[/url] All you need to know
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Try and re-download MS Paint, put this in a folder and run the exe. [url]http://download.microsoft.com/download/winntwks40/paint/1/nt4/en-us/paintnt.exe[/url]
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so far, i have found an old mobo that will fit, and at has an intel celeron processor(yeah i know, its ooooold) and it will use that until I can but a better one. So far, I have fitted the power buttons by drilling out the old switch board on the front, and am now fitting the ...
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[QUOTE=ButtsexV17;16612910]So a casemod? Sounds cool.[/QUOTE] basically, yes. the only real hard part is going to be able to fit a PSU in that thing, but its possible.
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This is a little project that i started today, just for fun, and to see if i can do it. I had a classic xbox laying around it my house, and a bunch of computers I use for parts. I took out everything, and am left with an expty case to fill. Ill post pics as the project goes al...
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Xbox to PC conversion
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I have used XP for as long as it's been out, and I love it. The only problem is that with the release of windows 7, they will stop supporting, updating, and all together throw XP out the window, so I wouldn't recommend that you use XP on a new system. Windows 7 is great, and ...
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[QUOTE=The Pro;16596070] You have a rock that prevents lion attacks and you have never been attacked by a lion. There is no such thing as "anti-hacker settings". No device have something that is going to make you actually safe, especially the bottom of the bucket device...
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Try this: right click steam, and click run as administrator. You may have an admin account, but some programs require you to do that to run properly
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then no, he can't
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-snip- what he said
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shouldn't have any problems port forwarding, idk about OpenDNS though. I have a really nice router from AT&T, has a lot of anti-hacker settings that make me feel safe :3
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Here you go, hope this helps [url]http://windows7news.com/windows-7-theme/2/[/url]
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[QUOTE=h2ooooooo;16560248]Mbit is 8 times less than Megabytes, so you're definitely wrong. If it said MB, then you would be right, however, since 3*8 = 24[/QUOTE] ah ok, thanks, i did the math and i should be getting 354 KB/s, which i am im going to see about upgrading ...
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[QUOTE=Zombii;16558039]You're on a fiber connection and have a speed of 2.8 Mb/s. You're not on fiber. You're on DSL, maybe Cable, if you are on fiber than you should be getting way more.[/QUOTE] thats what im trying to say.... [QUOTE=faze;16558078][B]No you are not.[/B] If ...
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any time, and i only have max 2 PC's and 1 laptop connected at one time, my PC being the only one on HomePNA, others wireless. i am supposed to get the same speed even if there are 30 comps using the internet at the same time
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use a anti-static wristband, i always use one while working on my PC, jic
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Not getting full internet speed
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I tested my internet speed on speedtest.net, and it says that I have 2.84 MB/s download speed, yet I only get an avg of 350 kb/s. Why is this? Is there something I can get/do to speed it up? I am connected directly to a fiber optic cable (through my cable box, ethernet cord). ...
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[url]http://www.iconico.com/magnifier/[/url]
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PC specs?
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what processor do you have?
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I have a coolmaster case, it has great airflow, and it has 2 coolmaster fans front and back, and im in the US, thx for the help!
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its stock, and can you recommend any good/cheap CPU cooling systems?
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[url]http://www.microsoft.com/express/vcsharp/[/url] Download and reinstall. Disable any AV you have before you install again
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I have an ADM Athlon 4800+ Dual-Core, at 2.4GHz stock. When I try to even overclock it by 10%, my OS won't start. It lets me select my OS at startup as usual, but windows won't load. I have an ASUS A8N-8 Mobo, 3GB RAM, and my OS is Windows 7 Build 7100(RC2) I am trying to ov...
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problem overclocking CPU
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[QUOTE=Keys;15992011]Figured it out. When the old PSU went it tried to take down everything, luckily the expensive pieces survived with no damage such as the processor, 8800's, and HDDs but one of the DVDRW drives and two ram sticks went down in the fight. (the two ram stic...
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You are probably running into incompatibility issues with Windows 7, I had a few games that worked for a while then stopped working for no reason, and I have the same OS as you. Try putting windows XP(or vista) on an extra HDD and use that for games that give you problems?
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You could just get a new keyboard, they are pretty cheap, unless you have a real expensive one.
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I have the same version as you, and I have been using it for nearly a week with no problems, actually more stable and faster than XP. How much RAM do you have? This version requires at [i][b]LEAST[/b][/i] 2GB RAM to run.
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[QUOTE=innerfire34;15919547]then why would the computer decide to POST once, hmm?[/QUOTE] :bang: Did you read what I posted, and the topic at all? god people are such idiots. [quote]removed everything power hungry and plugged in a 250 watt PSU. Things booted up, so I was s...
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