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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By bill1821
Strange problem (but you knew that already-)- ...

Strange problem (but you knew that already-)-

I have no real clue whay is going on but suggest putting new battery back in--set date and select cmos defaults- (like stormy13 said but with...
Forum: Gaming 05 May 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 3,166
Posted By bill1821
Panzer General- moo2 - oldies but goodies

For the young of you these are strategy/war games that have some substance but out date action/graphics-

Dont remember the sequence of events leading to this find but here is a link to panzer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,898
Posted By bill1821
Upgraded PSU and ram- not sure what is up but...

Upgraded PSU and ram- not sure what is up but have a couple of ideas-

first thing I would do is remove new ram- see if the new psu is causing problem-

if problem still exists then would only...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By bill1821
One option I know is possible but not sure...

One option I know is possible but not sure exactly how to do this intensionally is to put the OS on drive D:

I have this setup, but by accident and I love it- I created folders for program files...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By bill1821
found this: Problem: Setup forces computer...

found this:

Problem: Setup forces computer to reboot, and never finishes installation

What to try:
Sometimes setup fails when recovery partitions are still present. For example, Acer and HP...
Forum: Software 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By bill1821
try real player alternative and suggest grabbing...

try real player alternative and suggest grabbing k-lite codec pac while there- quicktime lite too-

Then just about everything you want to play will play with the included media player classic- ...
Forum: Customization 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 6,422
Posted By bill1821
This is a guess but cant see harm and may help in...

This is a guess but cant see harm and may help in long run-

Why not add to indexing? You might actually search for some of them one day and it also might solve your problem of making it a known...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By bill1821
It's an acer computer correct? If so suggest you...

It's an acer computer correct? If so suggest you call acer tech support- manufacturers have their own installers/versions of windows and this may be the problem. (acer is whatI got as top answer to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By bill1821
Pure guess here but do you have a hidden file or...

Pure guess here but do you have a hidden file or folder already there?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 5,634
Posted By bill1821
yes- If I understand it correctly a program...

yes- If I understand it correctly a program installed these filters and when you uninstalled the program it leaves these fragments- thats why the guide has them and ok to delete- (could be wrong here...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By bill1821
try cleaning with atf cleaner- I really like...

try cleaning with atf cleaner- I really like ccleaner but for a problem atf cleaner does remove a lot more temp files-

If that didnt fix it then try malwarebytes- if it acts like nagware then...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,851
Posted By bill1821
You need to start using google- found this BUT...

You need to start using google- found this BUT didnt read enough to see if I even agree with it-

this is a cut paste- ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 255,651
Posted By bill1821
Never heard that one before- more info?

Never heard that one before- more info?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By bill1821
A note on PSU calculators- (the one linked above...

A note on PSU calculators- (the one linked above is a good one due to its ability to factor in specific components)

Anyway- they just add the standard amount of amps for additional units like if...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By bill1821
Had to go double check- went to newegg/120mm case...

Had to go double check- went to newegg/120mm case fans- went to manufacturers page to get power specs- (again random picked site) Scythe "SLIP STREAM" 120mm Case Fan...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By bill1821
The power usage from fans is quite low- what will...

The power usage from fans is quite low- what will destabilize a PSU in good working order is a graphics card-They can use a lot of power--but you are only adding a couple fans- Install your fans...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By bill1821
Question #2- A PSU wil not make a difference in...

Question #2- A PSU wil not make a difference in anything unless the computer is unstable due to improper voltages-

Why upgrade PSU?

Fans- you want to install them for flow- if the front fan...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 5,634
Posted By bill1821
For trobleshooting purposes suggest you don't use...

For trobleshooting purposes suggest you don't use a home made disk- use a movie or another factory disk.

If you wind up doing regedit then there are numerous key that look similar-

this-...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,984
Posted By bill1821
Nice-one of those would look even better with the...

Nice-one of those would look even better with the blue fan :D (just get one with a filter too, or filters can be added underneath any of the covers)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,984
Posted By bill1821
Is this your case? HP Pavilion a6532f Athlon 64...

Is this your case? HP Pavilion a6532f Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2.7GHz 3GB 500GB DVD±RW DL Vista Home Premium - Open Box a6532f KT374AA (http://www.pacificgeek.com/product.asp?id=847068)

looks like you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,851
Posted By bill1821
Dollar for dollar the 460 gtx is probably better...

Dollar for dollar the 460 gtx is probably better than 465- read toms hardware article-link in previous post-

Clocks and cores---remember single core processors- clock speeds were high-- the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,851
Posted By bill1821
Highlighted a couple of his statements cuz there...

Highlighted a couple of his statements cuz there right on- (well 150 -200?) - also the nvidia vs ati battle rages on and many are firmly fixed one way or the other-

The cost does not NEED to be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,851
Posted By bill1821
cfm= cubic feet per minute- fan speeds usually go...

cfm= cubic feet per minute- fan speeds usually go downward with larger fans---how much air it blows is more of an indicator of noise than actual cooling- faster (usually) means more noise and a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,851
Posted By bill1821
Spec's don't do more than general info- fan size...

Spec's don't do more than general info- fan size and whatnot- they do not have a btu rating for heat transfer. This make things difficult. Thats why we read a lot of the reviews on newegg-
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,281
Posted By bill1821
Looks like the 460 gtx is a great card- also...

Looks like the 460 gtx is a great card- also overclocks well so you can save some bucks by doing this yourself.

lol- I feel the need to open another can of opinions- WHAT BRAND OR CARD DO WE ALL...
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