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Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By 3D Jed
3 monitors from mobo no gfx card

here's a video of a 3 monitor test I did

the mobo is driving 3 monitors (no gfx card)

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/106200668/3_monitor_test.mp4

shaky-cam is a 5 Chinese pen spycam...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By 3D Jed
My i7 930 which is o/c from 2.8 to 3.8 shows : ...

My i7 930 which is o/c from 2.8 to 3.8 shows :

i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz 3.80GHz

which I guess is nominal vs actual. Since your i7 860 is nominal 2.80GHz, your snip suggests it is running below...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By 3D Jed
@ThrashZone - I did a new build for a mate and...

@ThrashZone - I did a new build for a mate and the prev mentioned YouTube error message came back (i3 4130, MSI B85M-E45 8GB - so fairly recent gear). I've done a video of 'no speakers, no YouTube'...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By 3D Jed
Since a lot of large organizations have elected...

Since a lot of large organizations have elected to pay for continued XP support, I predict that the post 'end of support' XP security patches will get leaked to torrent + warez sites, thus enabling...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By 3D Jed
A lot of the pro's use Camtasia, it's very good...

A lot of the pro's use Camtasia, it's very good but kinda expensive

TechSmith | Camtasia, Screen Recorder and Video Editor (http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html)
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By 3D Jed
6 floppies for XP ? I've got Windows for...

6 floppies for XP ? I've got Windows for Workgroups 3.11 on 8 floppies, in fact I just fired it up in a VM.

DOS prompt - type 'win'

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anyone else remember going WOW at Paintbrush ?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By 3D Jed
The BIOS is a chip on the mobo. There are some...

The BIOS is a chip on the mobo. There are some hard wired default settings, and volatile user settings. The 1st time a mobo starts, the user settings are the default settings. If you change anything...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By 3D Jed
Could be physical damage. CPU's and sockets are...

Could be physical damage. CPU's and sockets are quite delicate - you shouldn't use any undue force. Hope I'm wrong, but this could be an expensive lesson.
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By 3D Jed
I have several pcs on a network, used for...

I have several pcs on a network, used for rendering, and I manage them (check temps etc) using remote desktop. Any version of Vista, 7 or 8 can initiate a remote session, but the remote pc (the one...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By 3D Jed
It's where Windows Media Center lives. WMC =...

It's where Windows Media Center lives. WMC = ehshell.exe. I use it to watch TV. It's a paid for addon in Windows 8.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By 3D Jed
self extract creates an exe file that will...

self extract creates an exe file that will extract without the recipient needing winrar. the dialog box lets you browse to a destination folder (eg desktop). the recipient of a self extract file must...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,522
Posted By 3D Jed
Is it just me who finds it incredibly easy to get...

Is it just me who finds it incredibly easy to get stuck on a page in Windows 8 unable to do anything ? I've just been playing with 8 on a VM - full page metro IE Google is OK on a phone, but kinda...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By 3D Jed
MS acknowledge that W8 F8 is a problem. They...

MS acknowledge that W8 F8 is a problem. They suggest a workaround from within the OS - not much use if the thing won't boot.

Windows Start-up Settings (including safe mode) - Microsoft Windows...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By 3D Jed
@rivrbyte17 - look on the bright side, if you had...

@rivrbyte17 - look on the bright side, if you had Windows 8 it boots so fast you can't get into safe mode by pressing F8
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By 3D Jed
I think those parabolics are for narrow beam link...

I think those parabolics are for narrow beam link ups ie 2 devices looking at each other over a distance, as opposed to just one device trying to pick up a distant signal. The website says 'perfect...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 788
Posted By 3D Jed
What I meant was - often people 'eyeball' stuff...

What I meant was - often people 'eyeball' stuff when editing video to get the dimensions right. If I have several clips from different sources (eg anamorphic + square pixel) in one composition I look...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 788
Posted By 3D Jed
When editing video, preserving aspect ratio is...

When editing video, preserving aspect ratio is the #1 priority. Forcing cloned monitors' pixels to adopt wrong values could easily result in the final output being distorted.

The next post will be...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 788
Posted By 3D Jed
Because when I edit movies/videos I like my mouse...

Because when I edit movies/videos I like my mouse to be on the computer desktop in front of my eyes where the editing program is and not on TV even though it's in the same room. I can always turn my...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 788
Posted By 3D Jed
Just to confuse things - anyone else notice that...

Just to confuse things - anyone else notice that the OP's YouTube was in 1440p HD ? See attachment screenshot

1920 * 1440 is 4:3 but . . . I thought his 4:3 was 1600 . . .

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By 3D Jed
re hyperthreading - I did a Cinebench test on an...

re hyperthreading - I did a Cinebench test on an old i7 930 (8GB 3.8GHz) with HT on and off recently. The results surprised me. I found HT only gave about 26% boost (I expected more). Results were...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,038
Posted By 3D Jed
@ K0065126 - BUMP c'mon dude - we all want...

@ K0065126 - BUMP

c'mon dude - we all want to know the answer to the phantom music conundrum !

Reminds me of an old B/W UK sitcom 'Hancock's Half Hour - The Missing Page' where the eponymous TH...
Forum: Media Center 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By 3D Jed
@AvatarOfTheShip - Microsoft, as viewed from...

@AvatarOfTheShip -

Microsoft, as viewed from xkcd (my fav comic)

xkcd: Microsoft (http://xkcd.com/1118/)

(http://www.sevenforums.com/members/avataroftheship.html)
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By 3D Jed
Something wrong at Digital River ?

I've been following the above thread where a guy kept trying to download a Windows 7 iso from Digital River, and it was wrong size/'not an iso' etc. Even though I don't need any iso's myself, I...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By 3D Jed
maybe I don't understand the question. my...

maybe I don't understand the question. my explorer looks like this anyhows

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Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By 3D Jed
If you want your files to look as in post #1,...

If you want your files to look as in post #1, it's list view with known file extensions showing

control panel folder options, uncheck hide extensions for known file types

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