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Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,814
Posted By JohnPC
Hi BrianBoi- Personally, I have usually updated...

Hi BrianBoi-
Personally, I have usually updated hardware with packages directly from manufacturers, and I leave Windows to update Windows stuff. As far as the latests ATI CCC, which is vers. 11.9 I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,814
Posted By JohnPC
Good to hear it worked out!

Good to hear it worked out!
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,814
Posted By JohnPC
Hi Volkzzz, I've had similar issues with my Ati...

Hi Volkzzz,
I've had similar issues with my Ati 5870 (x 2) as well, and it is usually because I have updated ATI CCC without uninstalling the previous version first. Even though it is supposed to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 10,429
Posted By JohnPC
Hi dhruv17singhal- I believe it sets the...

Hi dhruv17singhal-


I believe it sets the time interval for inactivity of a hard disk before it will go into sleep mode and park itself.

In my experience, every time the hard disk needs to be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 10,272
Posted By JohnPC
My current C drive and my C-300 are both 128 Gb,...

My current C drive and my C-300 are both 128 Gb, so I'll do a simple image restore from one to another. I use Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2011 for all my backup archives, and I have noticed that its...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 10,272
Posted By JohnPC
Hi Croozng- Thanks for the thoroughness of your...

Hi Croozng-
Thanks for the thoroughness of your reply-

> Its good to know that...It hadn't occurred to me that compatibility would be the main reason since all the marketing boasts transfer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 10,272
Posted By JohnPC
Marvell 9128 Sata 3.0 [6Gb/s] manifesting as IDE

Good evening- [warning...long post here]

I've been working these last few days on some recent upgrades to my GA-790FXTA-UD5 [Gigabyte] system, and I have found some puzzling issues. I did my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Mar 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,194
Posted By JohnPC
Having a system image allows on to restore the...

Having a system image allows on to restore the exact condition of the computer to the state when it was originally made.
For instance, this recent issue involving the Bit Defender "false positive"...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,194
Posted By JohnPC
How do I check the disk? When I try to check my C...

How do I check the disk? When I try to check my C drive, it tells me that it cannot check it while it is in use.[/QUOTE]

The OS usually asks if you want to schedule one for the next Windows start...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,474
Posted By JohnPC
It is a long wait and that is why I leave AHCI...

It is a long wait and that is why I leave AHCI disabled. Any performance benefits gained are offset by 8 seconds at boot. So, in the course or 2-3 hours of heavy computer use, I'm not getting those 8...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Mar 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,194
Posted By JohnPC
I have only managed to successfully use Windows...

I have only managed to successfully use Windows Backup after a clean install, before making any changes at all. Once I install programs, etc, I have gotten a number of errors similar to the ones you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,978
Posted By JohnPC
Thanks BareFootKid! I really liked that...

Thanks BareFootKid!
I really liked that tutorial quite a bit, and I spent sometime working through it a few weeks back. I did manage to get the IDE drivers changed to AHCI, but I went ahead and did...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,978
Posted By JohnPC
I had the same wei 6.0 score from my graphics,...

I had the same wei 6.0 score from my graphics, and uninstalling the graphics drivers and reinstalling them a couple times worked. I have a 5850[/QUOTE]

Thanks for the thoughts Jorpe. I've...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,194
Posted By JohnPC
I have only managed to successfully use Windows...

I have only managed to successfully use Windows Backup after a clean install, before making any changes at all. Once I install programs, etc, I have gotten a number of errors similar to the ones you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,978
Posted By JohnPC
I read on a post recently 7Forums to disregard...

I read on a post recently 7Forums to disregard the WEI numbers, as they change often and can be quite tempermental. Mine have changed, causing losts of concern, but when it comes down to it, very...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,978
Posted By JohnPC
Hello, The WEI numbers have completely...

Hello,
The WEI numbers have completely dumbfounded me... It is currently 6.0.
My first try at installing Win7 - 64 Ultimate yielded a womping 7.0, limited by the SSD in IDE mode.
My ATI 5870 was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 5,136
Posted By JohnPC
It's.... It's... It's... Aliiiive!!!

It's.... It's... It's... Aliiiive!!!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By JohnPC
I've been getting the dreaded "...

I've been getting the dreaded " PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" crash too but just on my first ColdBoot once a day. After that one time, it's never done it until I have the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 8,699
Posted By JohnPC
I've installed the Asus ATI 5870 and I'm pretty...

I've installed the Asus ATI 5870 and I'm pretty psyched about it. The utils that came with it allow for manual fan speed, automatic or temperature limit rpm settings... I just have it on auto...
I'm...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By JohnPC
Thanks, I'll check up on that too. It seems OCZ...

Thanks, I'll check up on that too.
It seems OCZ updates their firmware often.

Updated:
My OCZ is running the latest firmaware 1.5,
and my Kingston is so new, that there is nothing...
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,579
Posted By JohnPC
Security Shield 2010...

Security Shield 2010 (http://www.pcsecurityshield.com/lp/security-shield-10.aspx?trk=WTK&affid=119&gclid=CL-TiMHYlqACFQMGswodnFIiew) is good and relatively well priced. I think it's based on FSecure...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By JohnPC
Ken, Well, I managed to do a SFC scan and it...

Ken,
Well, I managed to do a SFC scan and it did reveal some corrupted files which it couldn't fix :-(
On the other hand, the good news is that the MEMTEST in 3.4 mode went through without a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By JohnPC
Hi Ken, I just updated to MemTest 3.4 (I had a...

Hi Ken,
I just updated to MemTest 3.4 (I had a very old version 1.6) and I'm about to boot off a CD to run the test.
I have tried running " SFC/ SCANNOW" before, but all I get is a CMD prompt...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By JohnPC
BlueScreen Page_Fault only on Cold Boot

Hello,

I'm new to the 7 forum, though I have been reading the posts now for several weeks now and have found them to be really helpful. Thanks!

I've been tinckering with my new Win 7 -64bit...
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