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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
as i discovered, and it showed error in test 6 on...

as i discovered, and it showed error in test 6 on the first run

i presume the unmatched pairs are an issue at xmp settings, especially as they have 0.0 and 1.2 respectively under spd ext as...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
success ! despite the ram passing memtest at...

success ! despite the ram passing memtest at 1600, it seems to error out when all 4 cores are in play simultaneously in the testing

wound it down to 1333 at standard timings as decreed by the mobo...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
the xonar drivers are essential to use the sound...

the xonar drivers are essential to use the sound card ! but i'll reinstall them as suggested

they are "outdated" per the driver analysis, but it is obviously too simple to note that it is the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
passed 8 runs of memtest overnight without error,...

passed 8 runs of memtest overnight without error, and checked - the parameters in the bios are the same for all 4 sticks

still crashes to desktop, but no bluescreens :sleepy:

how do i...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
i reinstalled the video driver and omitted the...

i reinstalled the video driver and omitted the current equivalent of catalyst control centre; the driver testing showed all other drivers were up to date including the sound driver - sjohould i...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
[/QUOTE] do the logs suggest a different...

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do the logs suggest a different cause each time, or were some issues recurrent ?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
thanks for the input i shall have lots of...

thanks for the input

i shall have lots of homework before the carnage can recommence...

i only recently swept the video drivers, but will redo accordingly, along with all the rest

if i am...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jan 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By scruffy1
BSOD (and other crashes !) - (trying to) play Far Cry 4

i'm certainly not alone in this problem, but there is no rhyme or reason to the crashes that i can see

i live in hope of a simple fix that won't require a hardware upgrade :zip:

help me obi wan...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
thanks for the help, but i am up and running

thanks for the help, but i am up and running
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
thanks, but the above mechanism made windows...

thanks, but the above mechanism made windows relent :rolleyes:

nothing like the threat of being usurped by linux to bring it around :banghead:
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
and in true windows style, the remedy was simply...

and in true windows style, the remedy was simply to install kubuntu and release its grasp on the mbr

windows of course then couldn't help enough to allow me to do the business

why is that such...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
wish i'd read this first i went for the...

wish i'd read this first

i went for the clean install, only to run foul of the ssd hating ahci with win 7

despite all manipulations i either get bsod, or even worse, advice that i can't install...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
my interpretation of oem is that it is tied to a...

my interpretation of oem is that it is tied to a component of the original install, and that arbitrarily windows defines the essential component as the motherboard

i am a keen builder and i...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
this is where that method is fail i own a...

this is where that method is fail

i own a full and legit copy of oem win 7 home premium, and i hope to use it on the original mobo it is tied with (the ga ep35-ds3) however, i have moved all...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
no, ultmate is a full licence i simply want...

no, ultmate is a full licence

i simply want to change the product key as a simple move rather than reinstall

i don't need to "upgrade" as ultimate is a full retail edition, but the present...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
i'm running it at present but it asks for...

i'm running it at present but it asks for activation

using my ultimate key has it tell me that it is incompatible with the version i am running

i thought ultimate key let me choose any...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By scruffy1
can i install win 7 ultimate over win 7 home premium oem ?

as above

i have just upgraded my motherboard, and intend to use the oem licence with that on another build, as per licence

however, i have a perfectly good install on my ssd of win 7 hp, and as...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By scruffy1
and after a further uninstall (after a...

and after a further uninstall (after a driversweep) - SUCCESS !

the 5770 is idling at 37c (157/300) and no boot mischief :thumbsup:

no overclocking the gpu possible neither, but i'll live with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By scruffy1
thanks for your kind advice however it is...

thanks for your kind advice

however it is midwinter in the antipodes, and my cooling is geek tweaked :cool:

exhibit a : the video card
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By scruffy1
consistent blue screen at boot

thanks in anticipation of a solution

i am using win 7 home edition (sp1); it was an upgrade (from vista) on the original hdd

i puchased an ocz vertex 2 3.5" 120gig less than a month ago and did...
Forum: Drivers 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 82
Views: 222,600
Posted By scruffy1
beware the win 7 64 bit service pack 1 ! :eek: ...

beware the win 7 64 bit service pack 1 ! :eek:

you get to reinstall the drivers as originally described... but at least it still works perfectly :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,683
Posted By scruffy1
i took alternative advice, uninstalled zonealarm,...

i took alternative advice, uninstalled zonealarm, and seem to be fixed ;)

thanks for your kind perseverance :thumbsup:
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,683
Posted By scruffy1
ummm, no, i don't think this has any bearing...

ummm, no, i don't think this has any bearing :geek:

the overclock is set by me manually using ati overdrive in catalyst, and only for gaming as required; it is also with the fan set to 60% as part...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,683
Posted By scruffy1
as you command, and as provoked by yet again,...

as you command, and as provoked by yet again, embedded video

meantime i have played hours of ut3 with the hd5770 overclocked to 920/1400 (default 850/1200) without a single problem

a pox on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,683
Posted By scruffy1
no, but i might have to i guess just read...

no, but i might have to i guess

just read the details - god save me; i think i'd rather go a clean install but lack the vista disks needed for "upgrade" even though it's a legit install

linux...
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