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Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By snadge
Flickering / Horizontal lines on screen of Acer Aspire X3450 (HD 4250)

Hi

Iam reinstalling Windows 7 for a friend after a HDD failure. as soon as I download the relevant chipset drivers from the Acer website (which installs the ATi 4250 driver) the screen is not only...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Dec 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 20,235
Posted By snadge
well i got a slipstreamed version that had all...

well i got a slipstreamed version that had all updates installed until Jun2015 and left it running from 1am and in the morning it had 55 updates to install
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 20,235
Posted By snadge
ive tried loads of things...even reinstalled and...

ive tried loads of things...even reinstalled and reinstalled a different version of win7 sp1 as a test and same result, one person said it worked when he connected to a neighbours network, this is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 20,235
Posted By snadge
'Checking For Updates' runs forever on new install

I have a new install of win 7 32bit SP1 and installed the system drivers and when I update it installed the latest version of Windows Update Agent, I set updates (before checking) to NOTIFY ME BEFORE...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Nov 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By snadge
turned out i was getting the drivers from the...

turned out i was getting the drivers from the wrong page... its GA-H77M-D3H and ive been using GA-H77-D3H - the USB 3.0 works in its port now
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Nov 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By snadge
USB 3.0 stick wont work in 3.0 port

hi

I've been having some USB issues on my computer today but ever since I built it and purchased a USB 3.0 stick, it only works in USB 2.0 ports? I got the stick from ebuyer years ago now - also...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Aug 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By snadge
thanks but it was quicker and easier just to do a...

thanks but it was quicker and easier just to do a secure erase and reinstall - all sorted
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Aug 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By snadge
250Gb SSD showing as full when using only 60Gb..?

Hi

I have a 250Gb Samsung EVO 850 that reports it just has a couple of gigabytes spare (edit 8Gb after removing some stuff) when i am using only 60Gb as per WinDirStat - i only realised when i...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Feb 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By snadge
not charging while sleeping / USB slower transfer

I made the mistake of upgrading to windows 8.1 Pro, after several issues I went back to windows 7

sine doing this i have installed all the correct drivers and i now have 2 issues

1. it will no...
Forum: Themes and Styles 24 Dec 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By snadge
any safe to use theme patchers?

im using Norton Security and it reports UThemePatcher as high risk

Filename: skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe
Threat name: Trojan.Gen.2Full Path:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 15,406
Posted By snadge
i got this partially working on YUMI but when you...

i got this partially working on YUMI but when you go to install windows from the stick it dont work, while ago when i tried so cant remember the error it threw...could of possibly asked for driver
...
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 2,438
Posted By snadge
any free software to rip music from ipod to PC

iam trying to rip music from an iPhone 3 to PC so it can be reimported into a new computer with a new iPhone 5 - I used to have a few programs years ago but cant remember the names, I spent hours...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By snadge
thanks I will try - i have slept the computer...

thanks I will try - i have slept the computer with the current driver for a while and since my post and its been fine, just that once, I have upgraded the driver from v12 to v13 though to be sure
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By snadge
BSOD 0x9F - also a strange timestamp on dmp report

Hi

I have just turned on my PC this morning too find that whilst sleeping during the night it BSOD, WHO CRASHED program reports the crash time as 22:13 on 6/6/14 but thing is I was actually using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 May 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
@ BOATWONG, think your onto something there...I...

@ BOATWONG, think your onto something there...I gave up on this thread as it become an 'argument'

but... the CPU is a Haswell Pentium G3220 which is rated for 1333Mhz...maybe this is the issue,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
thanks Gary...at last someone who understands...

thanks Gary...at last someone who understands what Iam saying... I have a latest HASWELL board rated at 1600Mhz and 1600Mhz Crucial Ballistix Sport 1.5V RAM but it only lets me switch it from 1333Mhz...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
I cant see how changing the timings would allow...

I cant see how changing the timings would allow for an overclock to 1600Mhz...??? i cant fathom it

any other time ive just changed the mulitplier from 13x to 16x and that was that.... fine tuning...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
what your missing the point is that the...

what your missing the point is that the motherboard is 1600Mhz supported and the OC feature is locked to a MAX of 1400Mhz - so theres something wrong there...

I dont think the RAM supports XMP - I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
A) why would it deliberately underlclock b)...

A) why would it deliberately underlclock

b) why isnt the overlcock going past 1400Mhz when the board supports 1600Mhz

C) i never had to change the timings to get my dad 1333Mhz RAM to run at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
please read the post i made above before it gets...

please read the post i made above before it gets lost in replies lol

the mobo is rated for 1.5v RAM... thats what I put in...ive been building computers for years so no stranger to it and BIOS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
when what you describe is true they have it...

when what you describe is true they have it disaplyed as so on the mobo's page:

1333Mhz / 1600Mhz (OC) - this means it will only run at 133Mhz and you have to OC it to get 1600Mhz...

I have a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 16,249
Posted By snadge
1600Mhz RAM only showing 1400Mhz?

I built a computer for a friend using Gigabyte H81M-H v1.1 and 1600Mhz Crucial Ballistix Sport RAM - the mobo says it supports 1600Mhz but was only running at 1333Mhz and OC'ing would only let me go...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 15,406
Posted By snadge
is there no way for me to modify INI settings of...

is there no way for me to modify INI settings of Windows XP/Vista/7/8 loader option to display correct version? - If i do them in order I could edit it one at a time? is this possible?

it was USB...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 15,406
Posted By snadge
i have win8 and 8.1 (RTM) on VMware for testing...

i have win8 and 8.1 (RTM) on VMware for testing WSUS Offline for work but need OEM.

also, as I say YUMI win option displays all windows with same name (unless there is a way to change it) so you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 15,406
Posted By snadge
Installing Win7 from USB requires driver (using YUMI)?

I have a 64Gb USB 3.0 stick which I use YUMI to install various tools that can boot from USB - I have several versions of windows for installation... when ive gone to install windows 7 AIO OEM it...
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