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Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 4,650
Posted By Grimhowl
I've resolved the issue. I got to thinking while...

I've resolved the issue. I got to thinking while I was at work, Stereomix isn't enabled, but Stereomix does handle that kind of output.

So if I couldn't get it to not happen by disabling it, how...
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 4,650
Posted By Grimhowl
Microphone Picks Up System Output

I'm running Windows x64 Ultimate, and my sound is going through RealTek on board sound from an EVGA x58 motherboard.

I've just got a standard headset with a pair of headphone jacks, not USB or...
Forum: Gaming 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 532
Views: 422,606
Posted By Grimhowl
The OP says that Deus Ex is working for 32-bit...

The OP says that Deus Ex is working for 32-bit only, but I've got it working just fine in x64 Ultimate.

If I remember correctly, the installer is a little fidgety (you just have to tweak with...
Forum: Gaming 02 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,484
Posted By Grimhowl
Not exactly new. I played this for a long while...

Not exactly new. I played this for a long while about a year ago, before I got stuck using Satellite internet.

It's fun when you get to the PVP part, but leveling is a horrible bore. And if you...
Forum: Gaming 30 Jan 2010
Replies: 532
Views: 422,606
Posted By Grimhowl
Working out of the box in 7 x64 Ultimate: Sword...

Working out of the box in 7 x64 Ultimate:
Sword of the Stars
Jade Empire Special Edition
Forum: Gaming 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 7,832
Posted By Grimhowl
7 Compatabile Flight Game Suggestions?

Not sure if this is really the appropriate place, since it's not a tech issue, but hey, this is the Gaming subforum.

Anyway, I've been looking for a modern "Arcadey" flight sim/space sim, in the...
Forum: Gaming 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 14,153
Posted By Grimhowl
Sometimes you have to change the rendering...

Sometimes you have to change the rendering options, though I don't know if that's true in WC3.

I know in Diablo 2 (a slightly older Blizzard title) you had to use a Glide Wrapper to get Widescreen...
Forum: Gaming 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 7,066
Posted By Grimhowl
Well that's the issue. 1024x768 is not wide...

Well that's the issue. 1024x768 is not wide screen. It's an old CRT style 4:3 resolution.

If you can change that in game to something closer to your desktop resolution, then you'll have those...
Forum: Gaming 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 7,066
Posted By Grimhowl
Sounds to me like you're playing on a Widescreen...

Sounds to me like you're playing on a Widescreen monitor with a non-widescreen resolution. Try changing the resolution (in game) to one that better suits your monitor, preferably the same one as your...
Forum: Gaming 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,662
Posted By Grimhowl
If you go into the Compatibility tab of the given...

If you go into the Compatibility tab of the given program you are running and select "Disable Visual Themes", it will automatically set Windows to the Basic Theme when you start that program, and use...
Forum: Gaming 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 10,487
Posted By Grimhowl
Just chipping in to confirm that the game WILL...

Just chipping in to confirm that the game WILL work with Windows 7 x64. I have it installed and have played both skirmishes and campaigns and had no crashing or stability problems.

I didn't have...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 16,287
Posted By Grimhowl
Have you tried another keyboard? It's possible...

Have you tried another keyboard? It's possible someone spilled something in yours and the keys up the left side are shorting out (or that it just got old).

Alternatively, have you checked to make...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
Posted By Grimhowl
Strange as it sounds, I'd run check disk on your...

Strange as it sounds, I'd run check disk on your hard drive. In one case at the shop where I work, we had a guy come in who was complaining of a similar problem (he couldn't install anything from a...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 532
Views: 422,606
Posted By Grimhowl
Works without issues under Windows 7 x64: ...

Works without issues under Windows 7 x64:

Divinity 2: Ego Draconis
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion GOTY Edition (DVD Version)

Works with Issues under Windows 7 x64:

Mechwarrior Mercenaries -...
Forum: Gaming 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 15,455
Posted By Grimhowl
After a bit of fiddling around, I figured out...

After a bit of fiddling around, I figured out that it was a corrupted patch file. I did a clean reinstall from the disc, redownloaded the patch, installed that, and now it loads up fine in ~5 seconds.
Forum: Gaming 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 15,455
Posted By Grimhowl
Europa Universalis 3

I recently picked up the Complete version of EU3, and it installed fine. The loader launches fine, and I even get to the menu screen with no problems.

I then went to the tutorial, and tried to run...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 15,751
Posted By Grimhowl
Hopefully it is just a driver issue. I know it's...

Hopefully it is just a driver issue. I know it's not my microphone (it works perfectly on my old XP Pro system), but has the issue on my netbook (XP Home, but with Realtek HD audio) as it does on my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,150
Posted By Grimhowl
An update, as requested. I've been running the...

An update, as requested. I've been running the system for about a day and a half since receiving the new parts (a new motherboard and PSU), and it's been working fine. Guess it was just a flukey...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 15,751
Posted By Grimhowl
Didn't work for me either, sadly. I just started...

Didn't work for me either, sadly. I just started fighting with my mic problem again now that I got the new motherboard and psu in to fix my freezing problem.

It's really the last obstacle in my...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5,990
Posted By Grimhowl
The new audio drivers aren't the same as the old...

The new audio drivers aren't the same as the old ones. Sadly, you did lose quite a bit of customizability (and in my case, my microphone went from being loud and adjustable to really, really quiet).
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,150
Posted By Grimhowl
I've actually narrowed mine down (with the help...

I've actually narrowed mine down (with the help of my fellow techs in the shop) to being either the motherboard or the PSU. So, since I'm already paying shipping for the replacement, I figured I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 170,227
Posted By Grimhowl
Bigger update: Due to having to RMA my...

Bigger update:

Due to having to RMA my motherboard (and PSU to be on the safe side, as I've narrowed the problems down to those two, and the system is already down without the mobo...), I've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By Grimhowl
Do you have that option ticked in a seperate...

Do you have that option ticked in a seperate Power Plan, so that it's not enabled on boot? I.E. have it marked in the Power Saving plan but not the normal Balanced plan, or the plan for running off...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,150
Posted By Grimhowl
Annnd my system just rebooted itself out of the...

Annnd my system just rebooted itself out of the blue. No blue screen or anything, even with the option to automatically reboot on crash disabled. Not sure what caused that, but I'm even more worried...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By Grimhowl
Does it freeze when you alt-tab between programs,...

Does it freeze when you alt-tab between programs, or just when you have them all open and some are in the background?

If it's an alt tab problem, try using Alt-tab-thingy instead of the default...
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