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Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By 3D Jed
Glad you got it sorted

Glad you got it sorted
Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By 3D Jed
I've just done a 1080p render test with Camtasia...

I've just done a 1080p render test with Camtasia 8 on an o/c 2600K 8GB system and cpu usage showed around 20%. See screenshot - the Camtasia codec doesn't seem to use all the threads. Maybe your old...
Forum: Sound & Audio 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By 3D Jed
Click the Realtek icon in Control Panel or or...

Click the Realtek icon in Control Panel or or right click the icon in Task Bar and choose sound manager.
Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By 3D Jed
I'd say you have somehow turned on one of the...

I'd say you have somehow turned on one of the crazy Realtek sound effects (like sewer pipe) see pic

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I can't think why those effects are there, apart from pranking your mates.
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By 3D Jed
Regular Cat5 cables - connect computers via your...

Regular Cat5 cables - connect computers via your router or a switch
Crossover cable - connect pc to pc without any extra hardware (it just patches send to recieve etc)

the cable used is kinda...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By 3D Jed
The network meter desktop gadget from Addgadgets...

The network meter desktop gadget from Addgadgets can show home/public.

Windows Desktop Gadgets - Network Meter Gadgets Version 9.6 (http://addgadgets.com/network_meter/)

you don't have to have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By 3D Jed
If it's not a bootable DVD, why are you starting...

If it's not a bootable DVD, why are you starting the pc with the disk in ?

an old joke -

patient - 'Doctor, it hurts when I lift my arm like this'
doctor - 'well don't do it'

ie take the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By 3D Jed
this thread is about not having a cmd 'i...

this thread is about not having a cmd

'i really cant find my cmd.exe'
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By 3D Jed
I'd heard similar tales of the software hogging...

I'd heard similar tales of the software hogging cpus, but here's Rapport in task manager on my 4770K -

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not using a lot of resources. I buy all my computer stuff online, also groceries...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By 3D Jed
Banking virus story

not a question, just info

I bank with RBS in the UK and last night I went to check my balance, but could not log in - 'account locked due to suspicious activity'. The call center wasn't much help...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By 3D Jed
I think I've solved the above problem by ignoring...

I think I've solved the above problem by ignoring the Aria and MSI o/c profiles and doing a bit of DIY overclocking. Must have been something in those settings my new gfx card didn't like. I've got...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By 3D Jed
New graphic card affecting overclock

Just swapped my old Radeon HD5770 for a Gigabyte GTX750 Ti on the 4.6GHz o/c 2600K system in my specs. Wouldn't boot with new card (went into a 5 sec on/off loop). It's a good psu (Coolermaster...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By 3D Jed
your spec says 'Antivirus AVG & MSE'. Should only...

your spec says 'Antivirus AVG & MSE'. Should only use one or the other. Two together ain't recommended.

Monitors - try Windows key + P : this lets you select mirror, extend etc. see pic

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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By 3D Jed
You need a note from your mum. I forged mine.

You need a note from your mum. I forged mine.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 3D Jed
re usb3 stick in usb2 port - I seem to remember...

re usb3 stick in usb2 port - I seem to remember reading somewhere that usb3 pen drives are manufactured different to usb2 drives to cope with the higher speed, and so goes faster even in a usb2 port....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 3D Jed
With usb pen drives, write is slower than read....

With usb pen drives, write is slower than read. 4MB/s write is about par for cheap pen drives. I suggest that rather than backing up digital river iso's, you get 2 cheap drives and make x86 and x64...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By 3D Jed
get x64 - Pro and up can use 192GB ram 2^32...

get x64 - Pro and up can use 192GB ram

2^32 = 4,294,967,296 aka 4 gig

it's math - see pic

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Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 9,395
Posted By 3D Jed
unless you use After Effects, Premiere Pro,...

unless you use After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D etc etc
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By 3D Jed
100GB upload is gonna take some time. I've got...

100GB upload is gonna take some time. I've got what is considered good speeds in the UK, and I get 18Mbps upload max. That's about 8GB/hour. 100GB upload would take me around 12 - 24 hours. If the OP...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By 3D Jed
As TVeblen said, it's a small 3V cell battery -...

As TVeblen said, it's a small 3V cell battery - stores the BIOS info and keeps the clock time/date. Removing for 2 min + reinserting resets the BIOS. You then have to set the time/date. Make sure you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By 3D Jed
Try a new mobo battery. It's probably 10+ years...

Try a new mobo battery. It's probably 10+ years old. Although I have run computers without a battery, you can get weird startup config messages. Also webpages often won't load if the time + date have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By 3D Jed
You'll get the highest possible internet speed...

You'll get the highest possible internet speed with the laptop connected via a cable. Wifi will usually be slower.
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Jun 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By 3D Jed
Intriguing math question on UK quiz show

This question on BBC's 'Only Connect' fascinated me -

what's next in this series

A : one hundred and one
B : one billion
C : one octillion

????
Forum: Sound & Audio 10 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By 3D Jed
Here's a music track by an outfit I use ATM as...

Here's a music track by an outfit I use ATM as soundtracks for my movies. The band is DKZ and it's Creative Common License so I am allowed to share.
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Forum: Media Center 10 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By 3D Jed
'I plugged in the HDMI cable when the projector...

'I plugged in the HDMI cable when the projector was on' -

I don't normally use HDMI but had to buy one recently. There was a message in the packaging along the lines of 'make sure all equipment...
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