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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By azathoth
[Case Closed Due to Lack of Evidence]

Well, they were all good suggestions... But sometimes, you have to know when to give up. The time I wasted with that machine could have bought half a dozen comparable PC's at the rate I bill for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By azathoth
Gremlins sounds like a cop-out.

I can do that by pulling the other side of the case off, even though I know exactly where they all are, and the PC ran fine for two weeks... Can't hurt.



None of the front USB [optional]...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By azathoth
BIOS POST beep and LED error codes

Yep. Although this mobo uses beeps, like 1 long and 2 short means memory, etc...

The only LED error codes I've seen on PCs were in laptops, like Dells.

Also, there was no sequence. There are...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By azathoth
Crazt Lights

Oh, dude! If that fixes it, I'll name a kid after you!

OK. I think it may be toast and you may be right. For good measure, I'll swap out the PSU and just try it before buying another mobo,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By azathoth
My PC acted "haunted" before "dying"...FTW happened?

Hey all,

You guys are my favourite source of info on the net, so I wanted to ask you if you have any idea what happened to this PC:

I built a system for my Dad from my spares and some newegg...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,383
Posted By azathoth
Win 7 U Activation, then Watermark after SP1?

New Case/PSU/Liquid Cooler and my system worked on the first boot! Then things went bad. My 8 or so day old install has already BSODed 2 times. First was after many hours of use (initial...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,568
Posted By azathoth
Forget replacing the motherboard.

hey, aman113, listen to stormy13. You have a have an HP Q6600, so give up, or replace it. The man is right.

For the rest you folks with HP's, Compaqs, Dells, etc: Unless you bought a Dell...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By azathoth
Yeah, I tried that. No love.

I tried that, as well as my Repair CD to boot into SFC. Same results... Check out my BSOD Thread Here......
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By azathoth
Well screw me sideways... Just found the [FIX] I...

Well screw me sideways... Just found the [FIX] I couldn't locate when my system was un-bootable.

If you have the same problems as I listed having above, and you have access to the partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By azathoth
Re-Installed, Selective App Config Restoring:

Hey everyone! :geek:

Most of my previous posts were about Overclocking or what Hardware to upgrade my system with. But I got a unrepairable error and had to re-install Windows. You can read...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By azathoth
BSOD Leads to re-install despite all my efforts.

[Note: BSOD Collection software EXE was run today, 1 week after a re-install, the BSOD fixed & after Windows.old was moved to another location. Should I replace Windows.old to C:\ for more info? I...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
Good stuff, guys! I've got them all bookmarked...

Good stuff, guys! I've got them all bookmarked and will seriously consider them when the money is available. Thanks!
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Jan 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
My Desk

"I feel your pain. I bought a HAF X because of the listed dimension given by Cooler Master, which turned out to be incorrectly printed on the box. See post -...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 10,422
Posted By azathoth
SSD Problems with SATA

I'd imagine that if you really needed the data on your IDE HDDs, you could always connect them via a USB, FireWire or eSATA external device after booting up in Windows 7 Pro on your SSD.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Jan 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
Re: Mid Towers vs Full Towers

I like your BE tower, very nice! But I can't get a full tower, unfortunately. I had full towers from 1991 until 2001, when I bought my new desk/workstation thing. It's all cherry wood and includes...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
Mid-Tower Case, PSU and dual XFX Black Editions?

Thanks guys. I appreciate your point; just have to install a 120mm for the damn Corsair H50 cooler. So I guess I'll just stow the H50 till I get the other stuff... Namely:

A good Case. I'm not...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
PC Case FAIL

Yeah, on mock-up, I found that my case can't mount 120mm fans... Ho hum... That's what I get for keeping the case from my last upgrade; ironically the ONLY old piece of hardware left from my Core 2...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,693
Posted By azathoth
Epic SATA Hard Drive FAIL! CCleaner...

Hi all!

I had some serious problems with my SATA Hard Drives last night...

I used CCleaner (http://ccleaner.en.softonic.com/) last night to do a "Disk Wipe" of the free space on my System and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
OK, here goes nothing...

OK guys, I'll take your words for it and install the thing, assuming it will fit in my mid-tower (I haven't opened the case to mock it up yet).

IF my tower turns out wanting, can you kind folks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By azathoth
Thanks...

Thanks man. I appreciate the help. I was considering 3.8-4Ghz, but from what I understand, you have to tweak the memory along with the CPU (bump up the speed from the standard 1066Mhz to match the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By azathoth
ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 & 920...with H50

OK, I got an H50 today. What should I run my CPU at folks?

PS: Nothing on my 3x2g Corsair 6gigs of 1066mhz DDR3s... Is that important?

-az
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Dec 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
Oops! I just ordered a H50... -az

Oops! I just ordered a H50...

-az
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 17 Dec 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
I was looking at the H50/H70, so I guess I'm on...

I was looking at the H50/H70, so I guess I'm on the right track. Thanks.

-az
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 17 Dec 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By azathoth
Overclocking Core i7 920/Liquid Cooler?

Hi.

I have an ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 motherboard with a Core i7 920 series CPU running at standard speed with the fan ASUS provided. My three 2Gig memory sticks are 1066Mhz Corsairs running at...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 38,442
Posted By azathoth
I agree. Character Map makes a notepad document...

I agree. Character Map makes a notepad document unnecessary. But I'm still peeved about not being able to produce many of the characters. Wasn't there a registry setting in XP where you changed...
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