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Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,622
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
I had been to that nVidia page, and it doesn't...

I had been to that nVidia page, and it doesn't give to many particulars on which cards have it except for the links at the bottom of the page. If you hover over the A665 link, you will see that it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,622
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
nVidia GT 330M... do all laptops w/ it have Optimus?

Hey all,

In my current plunge into laptop shopping, I have hit a bit of a wall. I was directed by fellow member whs to look into Toshiba, and have become impressed with their A665 line. However,...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
mlevy, thanks for the info. I went perusing BB...

mlevy, thanks for the info. I went perusing BB and Office Depot in depth last night, and came up with a few Toshiba options, per whs, but honestly nothing can compare to the value of what I can get...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, thanks for the info. I checked BB, not many...

OK, thanks for the info. I checked BB, not many applicable Toshis online atm, though I may still be aiming too high. Will have to check in store the next time I swing by.

The nice thing about...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Thanks for the input, though that system here in...

Thanks for the input, though that system here in the US (through Amazon) is sold either used or from a routinely severely overpriced Marketplace Seller. I will check Newegg later for something...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Ahh, man... now why do you have to go a be the...

Ahh, man... now why do you have to go a be the voice of reason??? :cry: ;)

Seriously, thanks for your post. I know I should be more grounded in my thinking.

To fill you in (thought this was...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
acurasd, I appreciate you stopping buy and...

acurasd, I appreciate you stopping buy and offering your input, but I am still wondering about what are the best options of the choices that I have listed, since that is what I am limited to (unless...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Buying laptop... need component advice.

So, my wife is looking to get a new lappy and asked me to find her the best deal. Since her work is going to foot half the bill, I want to go as all out as I can so that I can game on it when she is...
Forum: Gaming 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,177
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Suburban Atlas, thanks for your reply. I...

Suburban Atlas, thanks for your reply.

I haven't played many MP sessions in L4D, just a few Survival and Versus Quick Matches (I am guessing on non-Steam servers), then I played a 6-player game on...
Forum: Gaming 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,177
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
I think I may have found the answer here......

I think I may have found the answer here... http://www.sevenforums.com/gaming/31980-lag-online-games-windows-7-a.html. Will have to wait until I get home to try it.

BTW, is there anyway to check...
Forum: Gaming 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,177
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
L4D: Booted from Steam server for "excessive ping"... fix needed.

Hey all,

I am new to MP play and only recently tried playing L4D. When I played a few weeks back, I used Versus "Quick Match" and everything went well (except for the fact that I was getting...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5,703
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Not sure if it is sleep or hibernate, but one of...

Not sure if it is sleep or hibernate, but one of the two (or both) clearly shows that my computer is still on. Why? Along with my new computer, I swindled in a new mouse and gamepad (kb, not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5,703
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Unfortunately, being forced to turn it off. My...

Unfortunately, being forced to turn it off. My wife even turns off the LED nightlights in order to "conserve energy" :shock:... I told her the reason I bought the expensive LED nightlights was to...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 249
Views: 416,261
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, will try it, though I might have to wait to...

OK, will try it, though I might have to wait to do so. "Life" is happening in the middle of my computer crisis. Darn life!!!
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 249
Views: 416,261
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
I must have been editing my previous post while...

I must have been editing my previous post while you were replying... no, I haven't figured it out yet.

There is always the option to restore the default folder for My Music, which tells me it...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 249
Views: 416,261
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Thanks, Brink. In my impatience to finally fix...

Thanks, Brink. In my impatience to finally fix this (have been sitting on it for a few weeks), I tried some other things after my post and seem to have created a bigger problem. I tried just moving...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 249
Views: 416,261
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, guys... I think I screwed the pooch on this...

OK, guys... I think I screwed the pooch on this one. I had previously successfully moved all of my User folders to the D: partition. Recently, I was browsing my user folder and had inadvertently...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, I think I get it... so I can run the util on...

OK, I think I get it... so I can run the util on the iso that I dl'd from Digital River and make a bootable DVD, then use her key during install and load any version she wants... is that correct?
...
Forum: Gaming 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 150,328
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
severedsolo was referring to the time of day that...

severedsolo was referring to the time of day that you are dl'ing. Many often find that if they have slow dl's during the peak hours in their time zone, if they change their region to something more...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Thanks for the info Petey7... the version she...

Thanks for the info Petey7... the version she bought was a single disc student version, and, as far as I can tell, it only has the x64 version on it. Unfortunately, she paid more than $30... quite a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Thank you guys for the detailed info. I...

Thank you guys for the detailed info. I appreciate it.

The laptop currently has Vista x86 installed. That is the environment where we are receiving the error.

Makes sense. I hadn't tried...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, so here is a Performance Info & Tools...

OK, so here is a Performance Info & Tools screenie for the laptop (not sure why I didn't think of posting this earlier...):
85044

As you can see, Windows Vista does report the comp is 64-bit...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
OK, so here is the error message she is getting...

OK, so here is the error message she is getting (it occurs when either autorunning the disc or clicking on the setup file from the root dir of the disc):
85033

And here is her system info:
85034...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
Win7 x64 install error: stating "wrong version" on Vista laptop... ?

[Note: I apologize in advance for the second-hand information... I will be seeing this in person in the morning, but thought I might go armed with some insight from you all. TIA!]

A daughter of a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 32
Views: 46,204
Posted By VulcanSoulPatch
I was fine with CCC 10.3b, but then I upgraded to...

I was fine with CCC 10.3b, but then I upgraded to 10.4 and it has come back with a vengeance. Still haven't had the opp to flash the BIOS, so I know that is an issue. Maybe you want to try going...
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