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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks for the quick reply, panic over ! I...

Thanks for the quick reply, panic over !

I cleared the cmos by mistake after the jumper fell off turning the case over to do it up :o

It seems I did not set everything correctly again, and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Andy 01
New Build PC, USB Ports Not Installing Correctly.

Hi All.

Strange one if I may.

This is not the system in my specs !
I have just built a new HTPC.
I have used a Zotac NM10-ITX motherboard, with 2GB ram, and booting from a Corsair 30GB SSD,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,350
Posted By Andy 01
[/QUOTE] In the bios there will be 3 options...

[/QUOTE]
In the bios there will be 3 options 1066, 1330 and 1600.

Be warned setting it to 1600 will increase the volage from 1.5v to 1.65v which is not recommended by Intel.
Though every...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,350
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks all. I now know what I'm looking...

Thanks all.

I now know what I'm looking for.
Prompt and detailed information as I always seem to receive in this forum.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,350
Posted By Andy 01
A question regarding Ram speed following an upgrade

Hi all.

I have just done a ram update and have a query.

Motherboard is an Asus P7P55 LX

I have installed 16 gig of ram, in four, four gig sticks.
The ram is Corsair dual channel, and...
Forum: Media Center 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,281
Posted By Andy 01
I use Media Portal for all my HTPC stuff. looks...

I use Media Portal for all my HTPC stuff. looks great, works well, and uses my Windows remote with no concerns.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks as always. Spoken to the supplier today,...

Thanks as always.
Spoken to the supplier today, and they are sending a replacement.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Andy 01
Have I got a Duff CPU Fan

Hi all.
Another question if I may.
I have just built a HTPC out of old components I had, so its not the one in my specs (sorry).

Its an old socket 478 board, which is a P4SD-LA.
Now, being in...
Forum: Gaming 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,440
Posted By Andy 01
Hmm, It does not give an option during the...

Hmm, It does not give an option during the install regarding the DirectX.
Just to be sure, I loaded it to an XP machine using the same monitor, and it does run on that.
Forum: Gaming 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,440
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks guys. I have already removed /...

Thanks guys.

I have already removed / installed it again with no change.
I have left it at its default 800x600 when launching to make sure it was not the higher res causing the concern.
...
Forum: Gaming 18 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,440
Posted By Andy 01
MOH Pacific Assault

Any thoughts guys ?

Installs ok. Appears to launch ok, but just get a black screen, ie, no video out.
Applied the 1.2 patch with no change.
Run in compatibility with XP SP2, no change.
You can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By Andy 01
Thank you to all as always for the input. I...

Thank you to all as always for the input.

I do run virtual box on my W7 rig, but I have some projects on the go that I would like to keep on a separate machine. It just keeps things tidy at my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By Andy 01
XP Dual Boot Question Please

Hi
I know this is not a W7 question, but I thought you may be able to help.
My old system runs XP, and Windows 2000 in dual boot.
For reasons that are far too long to go into now, I would like a...
Forum: Gaming 21 Feb 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 118,551
Posted By Andy 01
Ok, sorted this late last night. If you go...

Ok, sorted this late last night.
If you go through the screen display options, increasing one step at a time, then save and re-start, it remembers it.
Bit of a pain, but going up one step at a time...
Forum: Gaming 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 118,551
Posted By Andy 01
Hmm, just loaded this also. Patched to 1.3.1,...

Hmm, just loaded this also.
Patched to 1.3.1, and game ran, which it would not before.
I cant appear to get it to remember my video settings ??
I set for the highest, which is 1600 x 1200, and it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Ureka !! :D Sat with the meter and worked...

Ureka !! :D

Sat with the meter and worked out the 10 pin connector.
Board on the bench with a PSU and GPU connected. Short the pins on the board, and it powers and posts ok.

Can't believe...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Hi all, and thanks for the input. I have...

Hi all, and thanks for the input.

I have now removed the mobo again.
Its the same outside of the case.
I do have a gpu card in, as it has no on-board graphics.
Board still shuts down the same...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Just took the Ram from another PC. Same result...

Just took the Ram from another PC.
Same result :cry:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks. As said, its a Presario S4490UK. P4...

Thanks.
As said, its a Presario S4490UK.
P4 2.8 HT processor.
Mobo is an Asus P4SD-LA. Cant provide Bios at the moment.
Two IDE HDD, and one IDE dvd Drive.
Original GPU back in at the moment of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Cmos cleared, no change :mad:

Cmos cleared, no change :mad:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Thanks. Yes new thermal grease applied. ...

Thanks.
Yes new thermal grease applied.

Will have a look for the mobo manual about clearing the cmos.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Andy 01
Old P4 Boot Nightmare !

Excuse the length of this post, but I have tried to cover all information so far.

My old PC, acts as a media server to other devices in the house.
A couple of weeks ago it decided it will not...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Andy 01
Thats how I used to work on my previous XP...

Thats how I used to work on my previous XP system.
With the new system I started with just the one drive / partition, so got stuck into that.
When I added the second 1TB drive, I split it into two...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Andy 01
Thank you again for your time. Option 3...

Thank you again for your time.

Option 3 seems the best idea.
My home network consists of 3 desktop's, 5 laptops, and a media player.
This is all served by 2 NAS drives.

I sort out the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Andy 01
Hmm, Still struggle with the maths :D OK,...

Hmm, Still struggle with the maths :D

OK, with the folder with my logon name, it shows two sets. 26/08/2010 (294 gig)and 03/10/2010 (193 gig).
Why two when I selected the option to only keep the...
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