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Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
Thanks for all your help. I've abandoned...

Thanks for all your help.

I've abandoned any further attempts to resolve this. Bottom line: The BIOS on the K8S-MX hangs after detecting the problem 80GB deskstar drive (even after a low-level...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
I can't show a pic from the troubled PC cuz I...

I can't show a pic from the troubled PC cuz I it's BIOS hangs. The pics are from another PC that detects the problem HDD
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
Oh, those "specs", sorry, that's another PC...

Oh, those "specs", sorry, that's another PC entirely. The problem PC has the K8S-MX M/B and the problem HDD is the 80GB Deskstar.

I just connected the 80gb problem drive to this PC and NOW, it's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
Yes, it is a little tight, I usually make them...

Yes, it is a little tight, I usually make them 30GB for simple installs. I try to keep the C partition for Windows only, and all other data on other partitions. With hibernation disabled and the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
YES I also setup the problem HDD as...

YES



I also setup the problem HDD as the boot drive in the OTHER PC and it boots ok.

Also ran WD's Data lifegaurd quick test with no errors.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
Hey,I just woke up! :) Here's the print...

Hey,I just woke up! :)

Here's the print screen (both diskmgmt and minitool):

I agree, it was strange that mini tool requested a reboot to resize that partition. After 10-20 secs it said...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By Mexman
Cannot get into BIOS after mini tool partition resize

Resized a non-boot partition on my HDD which completed outside of windows and now the BIOS screen hangs right after detecting THAT HDD. If I disconnect the IDE cable, the BIOS comes up ok. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Mexman
Thanks, as I said in the OP, I installed a...

Thanks, as I said in the OP, I installed a corsair 1gb stick in the 2nd slot and it has been working ever since.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Mexman
It's a homemade PC with an Asus K8S-MX which is...

It's a homemade PC with an Asus K8S-MX which is 2 slots ddr400.

I tested the 'faulty' 512mb stick for hours w/o any errors - this is what is confusing.

and it did work consistently for 2...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Mexman
It's win7 32bit and runs just fine with a decent...

It's win7 32bit and runs just fine with a decent graphics card and minimal multi-tasking.

I'll try switching them, but suspect it's the no name ram since it now works with a name brand.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Mexman
Won't boot into windows with 2nd memory slot filled

When I populate slot2 with 512mb noname ddr1 I cannot boot into windows, BIOS comes up ok and memory tests ok. This is intermittent but now almost 90% of the time it won't boot. slot1 contains a 1GB...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 7,415
Posted By Mexman
+1 on "search everything" Sadly, Windows...

+1 on "search everything"

Sadly, Windows 10 search functionality still sucks
Forum: Drivers 13 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 10,873
Posted By Mexman
This device uses SiS 163u chipset, and even...

This device uses SiS 163u chipset, and even though TRENDnet says otherwise, SiS has a driver for Vista (both 32 and 64 bit) and it works well with Windows 7 as well. So, if you need it go and get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mexman
AMD 7750 cpu motherboard options

I have an old 7750 am2 socket cpu but am2 M/B's are discontinued so what options do I have? I would also like HDMI to use PC as a media ctr.

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,678
Posted By Mexman
How to set cursor on password field on login

Is there a way to automatically position the cursor on the password field after reawakening from the screensaver ? It is a PITA having to always position the mouse cursor to the password field.
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mexman
Thanks guys! Cables, adapters all work...it's...

Thanks guys! Cables, adapters all work...it's is something to do with the the output signal of the 9600 vs 5700 at a hardware level. I don't get ANY output even at Bios screen with the 9600 thru...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mexman
DVI-HDMI Blank screen 9600XT

I just get a blank screen running my DVI output thru an adapter to HDMI on my HDTV. The DVI outup is working as it will display on a regular old CRT monitor. This same setup works with my FX5700LE...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 15,409
Posted By Mexman
I think there is something wrong with your SSD...

I think there is something wrong with your SSD especially with the hangups and freezing during benching. Have you tried Crystal disk mark? I have the Vertex 2 and low end Value Kingston SSDnow Gen2...
Forum: Gaming 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mexman
Thanks guys....Will check them out!

Thanks guys....Will check them out!
Forum: Gaming 10 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mexman
Multiplayer Game recommendation - IGP

Looking for a good multiplayer game that will work with the on-board graphics (HD 3200). I dont want to pay monthly fees, just want to play one other person. Any Ideas?

Thanks!
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Sep 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,285
Posted By Mexman
thanks

thanks
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Sep 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,285
Posted By Mexman
No reason permissions would have changed. ...

No reason permissions would have changed.

Anyways it is working now after switching the modem/router off/on and changing wires around. Strangely it was the wired PC causing the problem
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Sep 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,285
Posted By Mexman
Can't access network files

Both PC's on Win7, file sharing on. Was able to access files fine but suddenly stopped working, times out when I try to expand the shared folder. The other PC and the shared folders show up on both...
Forum: Chillout Room 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 5,113
Posted By Mexman
i bring it to bed lol, leave both laptop and...

i bring it to bed lol, leave both laptop and desktop on 24/7
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