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Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By Dj SharK
Thanks a million Josh & bobkn. All your...

Thanks a million Josh & bobkn. All your suggestions/recommendations are great. I'll be leaving home in about an hour to start purchasing what i could. I've got a list of things to get (monitor,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By Dj SharK
Much appreciated. Rep added. Topic marked...

Much appreciated. Rep added.

Topic marked as solved but if anyone would like to suggest/recommend preferred brand for both monitor and graphic card (as listed in original post), it would be...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By Dj SharK
Thanks for your response. Now, what about the...

Thanks for your response. Now, what about the 'Could i replace my DDR2 graphic card with a DDR3/4/5/etc card'? Could i make that happen or it's a no-no?


Dan
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By Dj SharK
Does it matter if you use a DDR2, DDR3, etc video card?

Hi,

Well, here's the deal. My 3+ year old - 22" LG LCD Flatron W2242T is pretty much FUBAR. I'm planning to get a new monitor in a couple hours. Preferably a 24" or above LED - maybe a Samsung,...
Forum: System Security 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,333
Posted By Dj SharK
I'm not too familiar with this but from what i...

I'm not too familiar with this but from what i gather on the web, you have to renew the certificate(s).



Have a look @ the link below on how to renew the certs. Hope it helps.
Request or renew...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Thanks for the tips. So basically,...

Thanks for the tips.

So basically, preparation, planning ahead and prevention is always the best thing right? On my desktop, i have multiple copies of programs, username/password, important...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Ermm, I'm sorry but i did say that the DVD drive...

Ermm, I'm sorry but i did say that the DVD drive on the laptop couldn't burn. It only reads, doesn't burn. I probably didn't phrase that clearly earlier. ;)


Danny[/QUOTE]

D'oh! Sorry. I read...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Thats illegal. OEM keys are tied to the computer...

Thats illegal. OEM keys are tied to the computer they come with, you cant use them on another computer.[/COLOR][/QUOTE]

I pretty much figured it's illegal. Was just curious to know if it will work...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Did he really? I read through the topic and...

Did he really? I read through the topic and there's only mentions of "call MS" via phone. But that's okay though as i just learn that there's a local number to reach MS from where I'm located. :)

...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Ahh, got it. @Forum staff: I hope i'm not...

Ahh, got it.
@Forum staff: I hope i'm not breaking any rules by asking this (and if i did, please remove the paragraph below).
Say my laptop came with 'Windows 7 Home Premium' but the laptop is...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Thanks for your quick response Bill2! Rep added....

Thanks for your quick response Bill2! Rep added. :D



Glad to know it'll work. So by "SAME edition", i assume you meant if the laptop came with 'Home Basic', i can only use a 'Home Basic' DVD...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,518
Posted By Dj SharK
Question Regarding Product Key (sticker)

Hi again!

I have a question regarding the product key 'sticker' located underneath laptops and/or the side of your desktop. Before i begin, let me just say that the question(s) below are basically...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 12,449
Posted By Dj SharK
Thank you for your response jelyman. :) To do a...

Thank you for your response jelyman. :)
To do a low-level format, I'd have to use the Hitachi Drive Fitness Test DVD right? I've never done this before. From your sentence, I guess it's safe to say...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 12,449
Posted By Dj SharK
Bad Sectors - What is the best move to 'contain' it?

Yes i know, my choice of title isn't that great. When i say 'contain' i meant mark them as bad, hide them somewhere and to make sure it'll not be used again (if it made sense).

This is going to be...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dj SharK
Cheers Dwarf! Mine is set up exactly as you...

Cheers Dwarf! Mine is set up exactly as you explained it. The front fan is near the bottom and the rear is up top.
I originally thought it's best to use both fans blowing hot air out but your...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dj SharK
Ah, cheers Mckill! I'll switch it around then. ;)...

Ah, cheers Mckill! I'll switch it around then. ;)

Rep'ed. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dj SharK
Case air flow (Quick help please)

Hi,

Right this moment, i'm building my first rig. I've always got a DIY system but it's set up by the people working at the store.

Not sure if i connect everything properly as i've yet to start...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,538
Posted By Dj SharK
Thanks for the response! I will be sure to read...

Thanks for the response! I will be sure to read through all the links to get a better picture. ;)

Rep'ed. :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,538
Posted By Dj SharK
Thermal paste + GPU = Wise?

I'm having a little heat issues with my GPU (and processor too but that's a different thing). I just got myself Arctic Silver 5 a couple hours ago. I've seen numerous videos on YouTube on applying...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dj SharK
Yes, CPU temp is quite alright i guess. Only the...

Yes, CPU temp is quite alright i guess. Only the graphic card temp is insane (attachment 1). GPU fan? My previous card (Nvidia 7300 LE 256 MB) have a tiny little fan on it. My current card...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dj SharK
I did it! Well, i picked up my 500GB HDD from...

I did it! Well, i picked up my 500GB HDD from servicing a couple hours ago and since i was at the hardware store, decided to get a new power supply (500W) and went to a friends' place to get a Nvidia...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,135
Posted By Dj SharK
Edited my message above yours by adding more...

Edited my message above yours by adding more infos.

Anyways, i opened up the side panel about 12 hours back. HDD and CPU temp is wayyyyy better. But the issue (monitor+hdd shutting down) started...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,135
Posted By Dj SharK
Basically, i want to know what causes my monitor...

Basically, i want to know what causes my monitor to shut off (and HDD too) without any warning. Was wondering if it's because of my graphic card temp or maybe it's something else that i overlooked. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,135
Posted By Dj SharK
Monitor + HDD shuts off, CPU still running

I have no idea what's going on. This has never happened throughout my years of using computers.

About a few hours back, my monitor shuts off (turns from blue to orange light - as though i turn off...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dj SharK
Thank you for all the tips. I will read up on it...

Thank you for all the tips. I will read up on it (since i read somewhere that if applied too much/wrongly, it would only spike up the temps even more).

Appreciate everything. ;)
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