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Forum: Gaming 22 Apr 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 7,062
Posted By DarkRhystar
Sure you're not confusing "Windows 7" for...

Sure you're not confusing "Windows 7" for "Vista?"

I run Win 7x64 with no issues.
Forum: Gaming 22 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 20,758
Posted By DarkRhystar
It requires enabling Windows XP/SP3 compatibility...

It requires enabling Windows XP/SP3 compatibility mode on its executable.

http://www.sevenforums.com/gaming/25539-windows-7-rtm-game-compatibility-7.html#post528753

^ Search this thread for...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Apr 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,646
Posted By DarkRhystar
I have owned both ATI and nVidia cards. I...

I have owned both ATI and nVidia cards.

I have had fewer issues with nVidia cards so when I built a new PC back in January I went with nVidia. No regrets.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,615
Posted By DarkRhystar
Almost sounds like you're typing ` and not ' with...

Almost sounds like you're typing ` and not ' with a non-US keyboard setting.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,082
Posted By DarkRhystar
This is going to sound really odd, but have you...

This is going to sound really odd, but have you tried restarting your computer?

If not, try it and see if the problem comes back.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 55,760
Posted By DarkRhystar
Here...

Here (http://www.futureofrealestatetechnology.com/general-real-estate-technology/resolve-vista-scan-and-fix-error-when-plugging-in-ipod-or-other-devices/) is another article I just ran across that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 55,760
Posted By DarkRhystar
A quick Google search found someone who said the...

A quick Google search found someone who said the problem was due to unclean dismount (yanking the drive out of the plug instead of ejecting it from the OS first).

One possible solution looks like...
Forum: Gaming 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,626
Posted By DarkRhystar
There's your problem. Take Frostmourne's advice...

There's your problem. Take Frostmourne's advice and do a clean install instead.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By DarkRhystar
Click the down arrow next to the "house" icon in...

Click the down arrow next to the "house" icon in the browser that normally takes you to your home page. Go to "Remove" and remove the Bing window.
Forum: Virtualization 01 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By DarkRhystar
Dual-booting is the process of installing 2...

Dual-booting is the process of installing 2 operating systems on one computer and often on a single hard drive. When you boot up your computer, you have the the choice of operating systems you...
Forum: News 01 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 3,717
Posted By DarkRhystar
Don't necessarily believe what you hear. ...

Don't necessarily believe what you hear. Microsoft will continue supporting Vista until 2012 with extended support going until 2017. We've got a few years before Vista support goes away.
Forum: Gaming 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 65
Views: 10,451
Posted By DarkRhystar
I'm a little late for the OP, but I'll go ahead...

I'm a little late for the OP, but I'll go ahead and make a few points anyway.



Actually, many professional gamers don't go above 800/1600 DPI so anything you hear about "highest dpi possible"...
Forum: Gaming 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 6,454
Posted By DarkRhystar
I started thinking of games like Commander Keen...

I started thinking of games like Commander Keen and Wolfenstein 3D (games from the early 90s) and suddenly realized that Sims 2 (2004) is being considered old here.

Now I feel old. :o
Forum: Gaming 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,289
Posted By DarkRhystar
How long have you waited for them to finish? ...

How long have you waited for them to finish?

It's not uncommon for installers to hang and then suddenly leap to finished or near finished on weaker systems. If you're assuming they're frozen...
Forum: Software 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By DarkRhystar
Download: here...

Download: here (http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm)[/QUOTE]

Does this mean the "Edit with Notepad++" will no longer fail?
Forum: Software 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,827
Posted By DarkRhystar
I use Photoshop (student discount ftw) and prefer...

I use Photoshop (student discount ftw) and prefer it to GIMP for two reasons:

1) I know it better. I played with GIMP a fair bit during my Fedora, Fedora Core, and Open SuSE days however I ended...
Forum: Gaming 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 111,065
Posted By DarkRhystar
Try using the Oblivion Launcher (not the...

Try using the Oblivion Launcher (not the oblivion.exe) and make sure your Data files all enabled. Oblivion runs just fine on my Win7-64 computer.
Forum: System Security 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,706
Posted By DarkRhystar
Well, in this case it was directly caused by the...

Well, in this case it was directly caused by the Norton update and the solution on that page failed (and a few others). It came out to a decision by the user on whether to rollback the update or buy...
Forum: System Security 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,706
Posted By DarkRhystar
Any evidence to backup your statement?[/QUOTE] ...

Any evidence to backup your statement?[/QUOTE]

Of course.

Here's the latest issue (http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/pages/knowledgebasearticle/1009799) I ran into with Norton on a...
Forum: System Security 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,706
Posted By DarkRhystar
I don't use Norton and I don't recommend it. ...

I don't use Norton and I don't recommend it.

Unless you're a tech enthusiast or a security aficionado, you're not likely to be running the most up-to-date versions of all your software and...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By DarkRhystar
I convinced a friend that she and I could talk to...

I convinced a friend that she and I could talk to one another over computers with internet connections any time we wanted, for free, and without using our phones.

It sounded crazy to her at the...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,071
Posted By DarkRhystar
Don't do this. Turning Buzz off doesn't...

Don't do this.

Turning Buzz off doesn't disable the service, rather it just turns off the notifications.

Please read this article...
Forum: Gaming 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By DarkRhystar
I generally find that the word "gaming" when...

I generally find that the word "gaming" when attached to a product is very nearly meaningless. Whether we're talking about mice, keyboards, or computers it's the same. Just pay attention to the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By DarkRhystar
When it comes to strange issues like this,...

When it comes to strange issues like this, assuming you have no other users on the computer it will usually be a matter of "Is it something you did or something that happened on its own?"

If...
Forum: Gaming 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 38
Views: 4,235
Posted By DarkRhystar
It's tragic you had a bad experience, but that's...

It's tragic you had a bad experience, but that's all it was--a bad experience.

As someone with some degree of technological knowledge you should know the value of keeping an open mind. It's one...
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