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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 128,088
Posted By Gromit1710
I think that's the best wiring job I've seen to...

I think that's the best wiring job I've seen to date. Certainly blows my last custom build away. Nice Job! :thumbsup:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 10,201
Posted By Gromit1710
I hear ya. It's a big drama scene when I have to...

I hear ya. It's a big drama scene when I have to work on that computer in the first place.. Lots of grumbling and complaining that " That IT guy has my computer again and I can't get anything done!!"...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Gromit1710
What is the make and model of the motherboard?

What is the make and model of the motherboard?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 10,201
Posted By Gromit1710
Haha.. I totally get that question. ...

Haha.. I totally get that question.

Basically it boils down to the position within the company that they are in. . . If you catch my drift ;)

They are computer savvy enough to know what...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 10,201
Posted By Gromit1710
Yeah.. that's my fallback if nothing floats to...

Yeah.. that's my fallback if nothing floats to the surface here. I've got the edition of Windows 7 from this machine already on a bootable DVD.. Just hoping to avoid it
Forum: Graphic Cards 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By Gromit1710
Always a good read. My 2 570's are still stomping...

Always a good read. My 2 570's are still stomping everything I come across :D
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 10,201
Posted By Gromit1710
Wuauserv and BITS missing - re-install without OS reboot?

Hey everyone!

So.. I've got a machine on one of my networks that was victim to a nasty virus a few months back. I cleaned it and verified that it was healthy again and sent it on it's way.
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,009
Posted By Gromit1710
I see you're using the motherboard's integrated...

I see you're using the motherboard's integrated GPU in your system specs.
Is it possible that you downloaded a driver update from windows?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By Gromit1710
If you're using wireless, try updating the driver...

If you're using wireless, try updating the driver for the wireless adapter first.

You should be able to find information about what adapter you have by opening your start menu, right clicking...
Forum: Gaming 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,889
Posted By Gromit1710
Oh I see. Hmm, another thing I wanted to point...

Oh I see. Hmm, another thing I wanted to point out was that my VGA Driver came with a program called GamerOSD. I haven't tried it yet but apparently it does instant overclocking to adjust the GPU...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By Gromit1710
Another option may be (assuming your MOBO and PSU...

Another option may be (assuming your MOBO and PSU will allow it) is to get two cards and run them in SLI. The specs you've listed are pretty close to what I'm running, with the exception of the PSU....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 306,920
Posted By Gromit1710
Trimmed another 10 seconds off by trimming the...

Trimmed another 10 seconds off by trimming the BIOS boot options. Now the only option is the EFI Boot manager.

Now the slowest thing is the Marvell adapter.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 306,920
Posted By Gromit1710
Getting Better!!! After unplugging the ext. HDD

Getting Better!!! After unplugging the ext. HDD
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 306,920
Posted By Gromit1710
I've only got 2 drives. A 120GB SSD that has the...

I've only got 2 drives. A 120GB SSD that has the OS and a 2GB Caviar black datadrive.

Everything else is housed externally on ext. HDD. Would an external hdd via USB be something that is holding...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 306,920
Posted By Gromit1710
Nice times! I'm still getting killed by my...

Nice times!

I'm still getting killed by my bios time. I've updated the BIOS to the most current on ASUS's site. Still sitting at 86 seconds. I'd say at least 40 seconds of this time is waiting...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,171
Posted By Gromit1710
Before you do that, Check your WIFI and/or...

Before you do that, Check your WIFI and/or communications drivers on the thinkpad first.

I had a workstation on my network do this recently. Turns out the driver for the Broadcom Ethernet adapter...
Forum: Gaming 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,122
Posted By Gromit1710
It's dependent on more than having your GR at...

It's dependent on more than having your GR at 100% Mine was at 98% when I finished it and the first time I chose the green ending...no London Scene.

I started the end sequence again and this time...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,898
Views: 162,381
Posted By Gromit1710
I thought I would throw my results in to the mix

I thought I would throw my results in to the mix
Forum: Gaming 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By Gromit1710
My steam client does the same thing. New game =...

My steam client does the same thing. New game = first time set up and a mandatory Direct X 9 install. Don't know why either. It does lead to me having every release of C++ redistributable lined up...
Forum: Gaming 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,792
Posted By Gromit1710
I tried to get to a manager or supervisor. He...

I tried to get to a manager or supervisor. He wouldn't give me their contact info.
Forum: Gaming 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,792
Posted By Gromit1710
EA Games and bad customer service.

So I had a copy of SimCity box ship to me with a defective disk about 3 months ago. I ran through a gauntlet of customer service and finally ended up at EA games. The guy on chat support tried his...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,013
Posted By Gromit1710
Reboot time - Mostly waiting for MOBO to post.

I've noticed that my system, despite having the OS on an SSD drive, takes the same amount of time to boot as a well tuned spinner HD.

Right now I'm about 75 seconds but a good 40 seconds or more...
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By Gromit1710
Does he plan on using it to read SIM cards?...

Does he plan on using it to read SIM cards? Otherwise I would say that it should work as a mouse via the plug and play system.
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By Gromit1710
Do you see the aero themes here under...

Do you see the aero themes here under personalization?
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By Gromit1710
Are you sure there isn't a different graphics...

Are you sure there isn't a different graphics unit in your book? I'm not too familiar with the netbooks, but it sounds like Windows isn't recognizing the GPU in your machine and so it's using the...
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