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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Mellon Head
You're welcome Lisa. I hope it helped.

You're welcome Lisa. I hope it helped.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Mellon Head
There's an old saying in electronics: "Check the...

There's an old saying in electronics: "Check the power first."

With that in mind, is the power supply securely plugged in to the wall and the PSU? Is the switch on the power supply turned on? ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Mellon Head
Well, I'm sorry that your drive is bad, but...

Well, I'm sorry that your drive is bad, but you'll certainly enjoy a SSD if you get one. It makes a huge difference in performance.
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mellon Head
It sounds like you have a faulty connection. Try...

It sounds like you have a faulty connection. Try inspecting the 6-pin cable for something loose by giving a little tug on each individual wire - not too hard. One of the wires may pop out. If it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Mellon Head
"bbbuuuuuuzzzzzzzz-click-BEEP" is not a healthy...

"bbbuuuuuuzzzzzzzz-click-BEEP" is not a healthy noise for a drive to make. That and the fact that Windows can't detect it and it won't boot when plugged in suggests that the drive is bad.

You...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Mellon Head
Do the fans spin when you power up?

Do the fans spin when you power up?
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Mellon Head
Welcome to the forums. Where did you get...

Welcome to the forums.

Where did you get the graphics drivers from? For a laptop, you should only use the drivers that are provided by the manufacturer. In this case, Samsung.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Mellon Head
Keep in mind that Windows is loading the kernel...

Keep in mind that Windows is loading the kernel software and some drivers before you see the little orbs fly in. It's during that brief black screen that Windows gets set up to load the rest of the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Mellon Head
Spot on advice. I wonder what would cause his...

Spot on advice. I wonder what would cause his video card to run at 80% while essentially idling?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Mellon Head
It wouldn't hurt to check for a rootkit...

It wouldn't hurt to check for a rootkit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Mellon Head
A couple of questions from me: 1. Have you...

A couple of questions from me:

1. Have you added or removed any hardware recently? Or upgraded any drivers?
2. Have you recently upgraded the BIOS?
3. Have you run a recent scan for malware?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Mellon Head
If you're trying to have an extended desktop with...

If you're trying to have an extended desktop with two monitors, using a splitter is not the way to do it.

Can you fill out your system specs completely so that we can see what we're working with,...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Mellon Head
The best way to reward him is with rep. Click...

The best way to reward him is with rep. Click the little scales at the top right of his post.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Mellon Head
Bad controller, maybe? That would explain why...

Bad controller, maybe? That would explain why you can't see it in BIOS.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Mellon Head
By the fact that the fans went crazy, suggests...

By the fact that the fans went crazy, suggests that the PSU was affected and it sounds like it overvolted the whole rig. At least the 12V line, anyway. This would overvolt the 12V CPU connector,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Mellon Head
If BIOS doesn't see it, chances are either the...

If BIOS doesn't see it, chances are either the DVD drive is dead, or the power connector has come off somehow.

Does the light on the drive flicker when you power up?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Mellon Head
Here's an FAQ from Intel regarding temperatures...

Here's an FAQ from Intel regarding temperatures and what they mean:

Processors — Processor operation temperature FAQ (http://www.intel.com/support/processors/sb/CS-033342.htm)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Mellon Head
Well, I've been looking into this and found...

Well, I've been looking into this and found nothing so far, but I'm still trying. I'm hoping one of the other members will see this and chime in with some help, if not a solution.

EDIT: ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Mellon Head
My Cruzers are write protected, and I think it's...

My Cruzers are write protected, and I think it's done in hardware. Mine have a little OS on them that asks for a password, then unlocks the drive for use. For security reasons, I think that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Mellon Head
Welcome to the forums. I can tell you that...

Welcome to the forums.

I can tell you that if you're going to run an FX-8350 at that kind of load 24/7, it's going to get hot. I know from experience, they run hot. I would recommend water...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Mellon Head
Hi Lisa, welcome to the forums. To find...

Hi Lisa, welcome to the forums.

To find your parallel port, open the Start menu, and in the search box type "msconfig" (no quotes) and press enter. The msconfig menu box will open. Choose the tab...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Mellon Head
My LGS version is 8.50.281 I wonder if that...

My LGS version is 8.50.281 I wonder if that makes a difference? Like I said, mine does the same thing, I get the Logitech logo but I don't lose my macro keys. If I want the apps back I have to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Mellon Head
No. Some have one.

No. Some have one.
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Mellon Head
The individual pins can be at different...

The individual pins can be at different potentials (voltages). If power and another pin get connected before ground, you run the risk of doing damage. It might partially complete the circuit,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Mellon Head
I have a G15, and sometimes it won't load the...

I have a G15, and sometimes it won't load the profiles after the PC has woken up from sleep. I don't think it has anything to do with the patch, it's just an idiosyncrasy of the G15 itself.

Try...
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