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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
Posted By Pete4
2 yrs of usage could accumulate a lot of dust...

2 yrs of usage could accumulate a lot of dust inside, especially if you have pets, I would actually open the bottom up and clean there with compressed air and possibly brush. If it worked fine...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,623
Posted By Pete4
There is absolutely no way CPU will be at lower...

There is absolutely no way CPU will be at lower temperature than ambient air with stock cooler, no way unless you do some tricks like by pumping frozen air inside. Sooo the program reads wrong temp,...
Forum: Software 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By Pete4
It used to be open office, then they split into...

It used to be open office, then they split into libre office and open office, so have you tried open office yet? Since all those are free to download, you should try them all and the reason I'm...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,621
Posted By Pete4
If computer froze, it probably crashed, if...

If computer froze, it probably crashed, if crashed maybe some software or settings got changed. Usually hardware works or it doesn't. Now, if you took CPU out and put it back without applying paste...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Pete4
GPU should not go above 200W, CPU should be no...

GPU should not go above 200W, CPU should be no more than 100, add another 100 for motherboard, hard drives, DVD etc., for 400W total max. Unless your power supply doesn't meet the specs, you should...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,229
Posted By Pete4
I wonder if your HDD doesn't take too long to...

I wonder if your HDD doesn't take too long to spin up and that creates problems, in other words your HDD is not up to full speed and can't properly read data, that's why you get no disc or errors on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,227
Posted By Pete4
32 bit applications in reality can run faster...

32 bit applications in reality can run faster than many 64 bits and I don't believe there is much overhead here. It could be many reasons why it's slow:
1. fragmented HDD
2. A lot of garbage loaded...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,484
Posted By Pete4
Seems to me you got 2GB memory and the services...

Seems to me you got 2GB memory and the services listed use about 1.6GB, but that's why virtual memory is there, it should work just fine, it will just run slower when memory is swapped from HDD....
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pete4
Video cards can run very hot, over 90C is not...

Video cards can run very hot, over 90C is not that uncommon, so what they said is true. As far as why it run much colder before:
1. something physical you're not telling us: for example you moved...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 17,560
Posted By Pete4
By any chance do you have dual boot system with...

By any chance do you have dual boot system with xp as secondary OS? If so win xp is not aware of shadow copy used by Win7 restore and will erase all back up files on Win 7 system disc. Don't ask me...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Pete4
I agree the Nvidia looks kind of hot, with it's...

I agree the Nvidia looks kind of hot, with it's fan not really speeding up much, so depending on what were you doing I would keep an eye on that.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,148
Posted By Pete4
.DMP usually stands for memory or screen dump,...

.DMP usually stands for memory or screen dump, most likely due to error and therefore safe to delete as well.
.ASD could be Word document and .PRV some type of backup?
you really need to know what...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 6,851
Posted By Pete4
Those files are used by system or program to...

Those files are used by system or program to record all pertinent CPU and RAM values for debugging later.They could also be uploaded to Microsoft or program maker for analysis and fixes as well. If...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,899
Posted By Pete4
Quote The AC adapter and wattage cannot be...

Quote
The AC adapter and wattage cannot be determined. The system (http://www.sevenforums.com/#) will adjust performance to match the power available. Try to reset the power adapter...
Forum: News 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 7,438
Posted By Pete4
There is no way I would be using tablet interface...

There is no way I would be using tablet interface on my 47"TV hooked up to my desktop or laptop. I already have huge problems with Win7, where my touchpad on my laptop is, not sure how to describe,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By Pete4
If you upgraded RAM to 3GB I'm not sure...

If you upgraded RAM to 3GB I'm not sure downgrading to XP would give you much more than let's say 5-10% speed up, if that much, probably not. The problem is with laptop you can't upgrade much beyond ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,548
Posted By Pete4
I would run trace program to see which...

I would run trace program to see which program/service is writing all this. Could it be a virus, or some program went bananas writing in the endless loop. Have you look inside error logs? Did you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,899
Posted By Pete4
The problem is I believe Windows performance...

The problem is I believe Windows performance index runs it's tests after suspending most other activities, so if the index went down so much, I would suspect your CPU and memory runs that much...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,256
Posted By Pete4
Why do you think you need battery to update BIOS?...

Why do you think you need battery to update BIOS? Actually running laptop just on battery during BIOS update is dangerous, if battery runs out of juice during BIOS update, your laptop is a toast. Of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By Pete4
This will help you understand what you need: ...

This will help you understand what you need:
Black Viper’s Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Service Configurations | Black Viper's Website | www.blackviper.com...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Pete4
search for unlockerassistant.exe, that should...

search for unlockerassistant.exe, that should solve the problem, it even comes in portable version, so no need to install it, if you desire so.
$ sign usually means system file, like recycle folder,...
Forum: Drivers 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 11,881
Posted By Pete4
Sometimes Vista 64 drivers work ok in Win 7...

Sometimes Vista 64 drivers work ok in Win 7 64bit, but if this is a new card you just received, I would return it right away, it's just too much hustle, without drivers the card is useless and pretty...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,692
Posted By Pete4
First of all system restore mostly restores...

First of all system restore mostly restores registry and some system/program files, usually won't restore user files (at least it does say so during restore process, otherwise I would be really angry...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
Posted By Pete4
This sounds like you have air bubble and CPU is...

This sounds like you have air bubble and CPU is overheating, if it wasn't for that 32C claim. I would assume everything in BIOS is at default settings, but can you check voltages in BIOS to make sure...
Forum: News 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,880
Posted By Pete4
Taking into consideration the fact that HDMI is...

Taking into consideration the fact that HDMI is pretty much THE ONLY digital interface for HDTV(except for DVI which is computer interface and officially doesn't carry sound), that analog interface...
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