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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By scamander
cheers - but at the moment I cannot even open a...

cheers - but at the moment I cannot even open a browser to access anything. Within moments of opening one I get a crash. Will try after work but from what I experienced this morning I don't hold out...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By scamander
Bsod 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3

Hi All,

Was happily surfing on Sunday and suddenly the screen changed to vertical stripes. The PC then restarted itself, only for the same problem to reoccur.

Thinking it was a graphics card...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Oct 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,369
Posted By scamander
Lag issues with Hp x4000 wireless mouse

Hi all,

Bought a new mouse recently - (HP x4000), the old one was on it's last legs (or wheel). Initially it was fine, but then I started getting really bad lag/sticking issues (apols as I hope...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By scamander
hi there - yep, I've got the latest driver....

hi there - yep, I've got the latest driver. Luckily I'm not using it at the moment so I'll see if it works the next time I need it and feed back then.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By scamander
Issue with Netgear N300 wireless and dropping connection

Hi there,

Recently bought an N300 wireless adapter for my PC. I have a normal router which I usually connect to the internet using an ethernet. But sometimes I go wireless.

Initially it all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By scamander
just as an update (and perhaps a pointer for...

just as an update (and perhaps a pointer for anyone else who has had similar). I got an email back from the company allowing me to open the case up to identify which fan.

Opened it up and booted...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By scamander
that's a very good point - think I'm going to...

that's a very good point - think I'm going to take the non-easy option and let them handle it. Cheers!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By scamander
Noise issue on startup - possible fan issue?

Hi all,

Got my new PC mid Jan so wasn't expecting any issues. However in the last week startup has become a noisy process. The best description is of a grind/rattle which only lasts a few minutes...
Forum: Drivers 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,100
Posted By scamander
cheers golden!

cheers golden!
Forum: Drivers 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,100
Posted By scamander
Updating my BIOS?

Hi all,

My PC seems to keep turning itself on after I power off and apparently a common issue is that you need to update your bios.

My Motherboard is GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-USB3 AMD 760G (Socket...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By scamander
thanks - I'll definitely be looking at the Home...

thanks - I'll definitely be looking at the Home Premium then.
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By scamander
that's really helpful - I will update my specs...

that's really helpful - I will update my specs once I've got it.

cheers again!
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By scamander
Hi Golden, Ahh - makes sense. The PC I will...

Hi Golden,

Ahh - makes sense. The PC I will be getting will have 16GB of RAM so would 64-bit be needed?
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By scamander
Installing Windows 7 on a new PC

Hi there,

I've recently ordered a new PC - it doesn't come with an O/S so I'm going with Windows 7 Home Premium (I'm comfortable with it and I'm very unsure about Windows 8). Have a couple of...
Forum: Drivers 09 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By scamander
Hi Lemur, Apologies - I was merely referring...

Hi Lemur,

Apologies - I was merely referring to a thread that was a side issue. I'm on here specifically regarding the pinstripe crash and whether/how it's video card. Also what drivers I should...
Forum: Drivers 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By scamander
Crash during gaming? Poss graphics card issue.

Hi all,

I've been playing Football Manager 2012 and seem to get a recurrent crash whereby the screen goes either white with pinstripes or black with tan pinstripes. The other day it went black...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
cheers JMH, I ran the Memtest a month or so...

cheers JMH,

I ran the Memtest a month or so ago and it was all clear. Out of interest I downloaded whocrashed and the reports it gave may make some sense to you:

Crash dump directory: ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Feb 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
Hi JMH, got a full BSD today upon staup -...

Hi JMH,

got a full BSD today upon staup - rebooted with no probs. As per your advice I've attached the minidump file. Much appreciated if you can take a look.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
cheers JMH!

cheers JMH!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
oh - and it is Malwarebytes I use! Apols for the...

oh - and it is Malwarebytes I use! Apols for the mis-type.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
JMH, OK - I'll go back to MSE. I've enabled...

JMH,

OK - I'll go back to MSE. I've enabled the minidumps as directed, if I get any more issues I assume I can just repost them on here. I take it there wasn't anything that nasty on them??
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
Hi JMH, I scan with Malware regularly and...

Hi JMH,

I scan with Malware regularly and did one yesterday and it was all good. As for swtiching back to MSE, I was getting Windows Startup Repair reaularly (2/3 times a week). Since I replaced...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
JMH, cheers - you should find the requested...

JMH,

cheers - you should find the requested info attached. Hope it's done ok!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By scamander
Itunes error leading to brief BSOD

Hi all,

Windows Startup repair occasionally pops up on startup though it can never find what the problem was. Interestingly its occurence dimininished rapidly when I replaced MSE with Avast.
...
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By scamander
gotcha - I downloaded the file you suggested and...

gotcha - I downloaded the file you suggested and now I have an icon in control panel for Java. I didn't before - which is odd!

really appreciate all the help here. I'm unemployed and need the pc...
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