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Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By idahjo
The program is 'hinkey' to install and have it...

The program is 'hinkey' to install and have it work properly. Have fiddled with it pretty consistently to get all the facets to function. I believe there is some conflict with their newer update...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By idahjo
I can live with it...

Can not seem to find anything... Killed a bunch of startups with CCleaner. Have a hunch it is a program called FlightGear. The pop-up appears on one of the two computers with FlightGear installed...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By idahjo
C:Windows\System32\cmd.exe -pop-up?

Undoubtedly my doings :confused:; This screen pops-up briefly and goes away in the boot up process. Not really hurting anything but curious as to why? and if it can be shut off?...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By idahjo
Works for me

That was basically what I had in mind; just searching if there was anything "new" that maybe I wasn't aware of. Just sitting in a rack with plugs removed and works fine.
Thanks all! :party:
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By idahjo
If you are not using the HD for anything else,...

If you are not using the HD for anything else, just take it out and put in a drawer. No chance of corruption there.[/QUOTE]

For Sure! ;)
Was hoping to just leave it in the computer case...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By idahjo
Protect CLONE HDD

Have a small HDD with CLONE copy of System SSD mounted in the computer as a fail-safe backup. Should I just unplug power and SATA cables on it or is there another way to assure it is protected from...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Much appreciated information

dsperber: Valuable information. Even if I forget, now I can access the forum and refresh my 'aging' memory. BTW: The method of reply you referred to was done 'to specially address your posting'; I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
You're Confused... Try walking in my shoes <smiling>

Modifying your text <...> in response:

Are you mixing up your card ID's? <yes> Am I confused? <no>

By "R 4550", do you mean "MSI R4550" card which is actually an HD4550? As I read things it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By idahjo
Technology advances rapidly...

Thanks Stormy for the reply. Kinda figured I was correct in my assumption.
Will just use the R7 260x in something else and maybe replace the old Intel board.

Cheers! :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Still Smiling

Not looking for 'sympathy'... 'You rolls the dice you takes your chances'!
I do appreciate the input. Made a selection from the G3D Mark chart from the highest rating [always trying to learn...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Got a Gigabyte R7-260x, but that ain't all...

The Intel board is having nothing to do with it... <see>

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/323483-strange-duck-gigabyte-r7-260-video-card.html#post2704308
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By idahjo
Strange Duck this Gigabyte R7-260 video card

I asked for suggestions for a video card on an earlier post http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/321029-graphics-card-suggestions-please.html ...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By idahjo
Finally!

I earlier downloaded the program and could TAKE OWNERSHIP of files. <Finally> The light bulb came ON and I tried to use the right click>EDIT on the .xml file .. Lo and Behold I was able to change...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By idahjo
Anyone able to help with a .xml file?

I have been fooling around with FlightGear and need to change code within a .xml file in the C:/ <operating system> to do with joystick operation. I have the code but the problem is that I cannot...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Think I am down to these two...

1)MSI N650TI-1GD5/V1 GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB 128-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card

2)GIGABYTE GV-R726XOC-1GD Radeon R7 260X 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card ...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Thanks Stephanie, that sure proves higher price...

Thanks Stephanie, that sure proves higher price is NOT necessarily higher performance. That really helps a lot. Makes no sense to spend more that necessary to achieve my objective of watching...
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
DAMN- The cost of those would almost buy a REAL...

DAMN- The cost of those would almost buy a REAL airplane :party:
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Thanks guys, most helpful information. MUCH...

Thanks guys, most helpful information.
MUCH APPRECIATED :D
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By idahjo
Hangs on boot-up

Mercy! Always something...
This is not the computer with the specs attached to me on the forum. It is a simple little computer that I have been using (quite successfully for over a year and a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Let's suppose...

If I left the Intel board w/ PCIe 2.0x16 slots, which of the two of these would you choose?
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-R726XOC-1GD Radeon R7 260X 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
I do plan on running a FlightGear Flight...

I do plan on running a FlightGear Flight Simulator, but I suspect it is less demanding than what is termed "Gaming"?
re:FlightGear Flight Simulator | sophisticated, professional, open-source...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
I think I'm going to 'hide and watch' till the...

I think I'm going to 'hide and watch' till the smoke clears. Obviously, I am learning from all this; from others much more knowledgeable than myself. Frankly I'm old enough to know that saving...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Got it; THANKS again :)

Got it; THANKS again :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By idahjo
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By idahjo
'Guess it's time to move on...

Just 'bagged it' and ordered a Thrustmaster T-16000M. That should put a stop to the monkey business... Sure hate to junk the ole Sidewinder :cry:
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