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Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By Typical Nerd
Using 1080P-Capable TV As Monitor; Resolution 'Zoomed Out'.

Hi,

As some of you may know, I've just built a new system (you may know as I've already had a couple of issues I've had help with on here :P). To save some money, I'm initially using a TV as a...
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4,568
Posted By Typical Nerd
Oh... turns out SSDs don't need drivers and the...

Oh... turns out SSDs don't need drivers and the reason it wasn't showing up to install was that the SATA cable wasn't properly connected to the motherboard. *Facepalm* Oh well, I'm up and running...
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4,568
Posted By Typical Nerd
Don't underestimate my at-times astounding level...

Don't underestimate my at-times astounding level of stupidity; nothing is too simple. :P

I know what Device Manager is, but what's Device Manager TN?

I literally just copied the files onto the...
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4,568
Posted By Typical Nerd
Samsung 120GB 840 Series SSD Drivers

Hi,

It's my first time building my computer, and I'm all done - I had some difficulty with making my .iso file bootable which I was helped with on here last night. Now I require drivers for my SSD...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By Typical Nerd
W7 Pro 64Bit MSDN - Making Disc Bootable

Hi,

I've read through the FAQs for this section and the first couple of pages, but to be honest I'm too eager to spend too much time ensuring this is not a common problem which has already been...
Forum: Chillout Room 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By Typical Nerd
Just reading the title of this thread had me in...

Just reading the title of this thread had me in fits of laughter.
Forum: Gaming 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
Oo CSS - why didn't I think of that? A good five...

Oo CSS - why didn't I think of that? A good five years or go or so I spent the summer living with a friend and we played CSS alongside GunZ pretty much all day every day. I never picked up CSS when I...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
I've 'fixed' my laptop again by reinstalling the...

I've 'fixed' my laptop again by reinstalling the OS. The problem seems to blue-screen every time I restart to configure updates so, although I appreciate it's a security flaw, I've disabled automatic...
Forum: Gaming 16 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
I reopened my old thread as it seems to be the...

I reopened my old thread as it seems to be the same issue. :/
Forum: Gaming 16 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
Devastating news - my laptop was fixed for almost...

Devastating news - my laptop was fixed for almost a week before breaking again. It definitely seems like a graphics issue. It was working fine, waiting for me to order NFSU2 (I ordered it yesterday)...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
Hey, guess what, it's broken again. Lasted almost...

Hey, guess what, it's broken again. Lasted almost a week and I've approved all of the updates and it's been booting normally up until now. The most recent updates (I think it may have been a service...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Typical Nerd
Awesome - sorted. Thanks a lot. :D For the...

Awesome - sorted. Thanks a lot. :D

For the benefit of others, you need to MANUALLY install the correct audio driver online via the website; DO NOT just let Windows automatically search for it. I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Typical Nerd
Yep, it's a laptop. I have to be honest, I just...

Yep, it's a laptop.
I have to be honest, I just opened Device Manager and let it automatically update the drivers. It could even be that it's trying to use a Windows 7 driver on Vista as that was...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Typical Nerd
Thanks, I'll try that when I get home. :) ...

Thanks, I'll try that when I get home. :)

They're the default internal speakers for the Fujitsu Siemens Amilo XI 2528 - internal Realtek HD Audio or something, I believe. Sorry I can't be certain...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Typical Nerd
Onboard Speakers Only Play One At A Time

Hello!

I had an issue recently where I upgraded from OEM Vista x86 to Windows 7 Professional x86. There was very little sound coming from the internal speakers. I also had major BSODs from then,...
Forum: Gaming 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
Thanks! :D Again, I'll check them out when I...

Thanks! :D
Again, I'll check them out when I get home. I'm on a work placement in a school so they have a very strict block on anything which mentions games (thankfully not Seven Forums).
Forum: Gaming 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
Great - thanks. :) I'll check it out when I get...

Great - thanks. :)
I'll check it out when I get home; I'm currently at work "wasting" time, and they have a block on Youtube off-site which I can't disable even though I'm the admin... or I would. :P
Forum: Gaming 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 10,345
Posted By Typical Nerd
Easy-to-run PC Games - Suggestions?

Hello!

I was looking at building my own PC with insane specs to run modern games, but I've managed to fix my four/five year old laptop with help from one of you awesome guys from this forum, and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
GOOD NEWS! I've solved it. As a last-ditch...

GOOD NEWS! I've solved it. As a last-ditch attempt before selling my components and scrapping the laptop, I decided to try to reinstall Windows Vista - a last resort option, but an option...
Forum: Chillout Room 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By Typical Nerd
Funny I just saw this thread... just this morning...

Funny I just saw this thread... just this morning it proved the existence of the Higgs Boson - a sub-atomic particle responsible for mass and weight - a revolutionary step forward for Physics as we...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
Thanks for the advice. :) I know this is...

Thanks for the advice. :)

I know this is completely off-topic, but how do you add a signature to your posts? I can't find it. :P

Edit: Never mind, got it
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
No, I booted up in safe mode and downloaded the...

No, I booted up in safe mode and downloaded the driver from there. It restarted my system in normal mode, though, before it installed. I'm concerned about personally replacing the card as I opened it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
I've been trying for around three weeks - so...

I've been trying for around three weeks - so frustrating. I've given up, too, though, at least to the point I've left my laptop with my Uncle to see if he can do anything with it.

I've already...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
Sorry about my delayed response, I had to sort...

Sorry about my delayed response, I had to sort some things out over the past few days. I just went directly to the nVidia website and downloaded the driver for my EXACT card model (nVidia GeForce...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,096
Posted By Typical Nerd
I haven't started with updating the drivers...

I haven't started with updating the drivers manually yet as I'm about to go to bed - I'll start that tomorrow. Just a quick update that after restarting to configure Windows Updates I'm now getting a...
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