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Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By nokken
Lower your overclock back to stock speeds and let...

Lower your overclock back to stock speeds and let us know if it still crashes 15-20 mins into the game.
Forum: News 29 Nov 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 5,194
Posted By nokken
I really like my Intel X-25M 80GB Gen2. Space...

I really like my Intel X-25M 80GB Gen2.
Space is my only real complaint.

Cold Boot to Windows 7 Desktop in no time flat.
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5,188
Posted By nokken
Just wanted to point out that their free quick...

Just wanted to point out that their free quick guides appear to be plagiarized from CustomGuide (http://www.customguide.com/)

Edit: Or maybe they are the same company? All I know for sure is that...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,955
Posted By nokken
"Periodic Reauthorizations" sounds more like a...

"Periodic Reauthorizations" sounds more like a gripe about UAC to me than activation.
I know I've heard that plenty of times.
Forum: Gaming 11 Oct 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 32,502
Posted By nokken
Just wanted to chime in here: C&C Generals /...

Just wanted to chime in here:

C&C Generals / Zero Hour has problems with Vista, too.
I tried very hard to make it work 2 years ago and gave up.
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,178
Posted By nokken
This may or not be completely accurate but it's...

This may or not be completely accurate but it's along these lines:


Windows 7 introduced WDDM 1.1 which, I believe, forces the Taskbar to appear in front of StarCraft's window and messes up the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 26,696
Posted By nokken
If I'm not mistaken - once you activate a Windows...

If I'm not mistaken - once you activate a Windows 7 license, you are allotted a certain amount of "points". These points are deducted from each time a piece of hardware is changed from the initial...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,832
Posted By nokken
Disable Floppy Drive support in your BIOS if you...

Disable Floppy Drive support in your BIOS if you aren't using one - That caused my Win 7 Setup to hang for 5 minutes or so. After disabling the floppy, setup was speedy.
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,164
Posted By nokken
Don't know for sure - but what kind of HDMI cable...

Don't know for sure - but what kind of HDMI cable are you using?
What kind of DVI adapter? DVI-I? DVI-D?

The reason I ask is:
A few years ago, HDCP was introduced. It's a hardware-level copy...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By nokken
I'm still running my install from Oct. 22, 2009 -...

I'm still running my install from Oct. 22, 2009 - I'm gonna keep using it til I move to an SSD (can't decide which one to get!)
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 10,167
Posted By nokken
I had a similar issue but there was no error...

I had a similar issue but there was no error message. Windows Media Player would just refuse to open when clicked.

I fixed it by uninstalling and reinstalling Windows Media Player via Control...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 6,339
Posted By nokken
That's strange. I'm glad it worked out for you!...

That's strange. I'm glad it worked out for you! I've always operated under the presumption that flashing the BIOS is a "if it's not broke, don't fix it" situation.

Twice a year as a maintenance...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Jul 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,024
Posted By nokken
I recently changed out a E6750 for E8400. I also...

I recently changed out a E6750 for E8400. I also went from stock intel heatsink to Tuniq Tower 120 with AS5.

On auto-voltage, my idle temps were 39C and only rose to 43C stressed in Orthos. I saw...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 8,660
Posted By nokken
Diamond Multimedia - Wikipedia, the free...

Diamond Multimedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_Multimedia)[/QUOTE]


Close but not quite.

The VGA cable included with Voodoo2 boards was a pass-thru...
Forum: Sound & Audio 24 May 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 11,720
Posted By nokken
This may sound pretty funny, but I had a similar...

This may sound pretty funny, but I had a similar situation with "volume randomly turns itself down, wtf?"

Turns out my keyboard's volume control buttons that I never use (had forgotten about)...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By nokken
Windows 7 x64: Mainstream Adoption

It seems that eMachines is now including Windows 7 x64 as the standard operating system for their inexpensive PCs.

Their cheapest model being sold at Wal-Mart, with a low-end Athlon processor and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 64
Views: 5,511
Posted By nokken
-OLD HP Pavilion- ATI Rage 3D II+ PCI (4MB) ...

-OLD HP Pavilion-
ATI Rage 3D II+ PCI (4MB)
3dfx Voodoo2 12MB PCI (This was an accelerator - daisy-chained off the ATI Rage 3D II+ via a VGA cable.)

-2003 Dell Dimension 4550-
ATI Radeon 9700...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2010
Replies: 50
Views: 3,703
Posted By nokken
I started out at the age of 6 with an Old Packard...

I started out at the age of 6 with an Old Packard Bell "Multimedia PC" with a 486SX and Windows 3.1 / "Packard Bell's Navigator" - Everything about that computer fascinated me. Before long, I was...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 8,028
Posted By nokken
I'm putting in another recommendation for DBAN.

I'm putting in another recommendation for DBAN.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,786
Posted By nokken
I installed the RC on an old Dell Inspiron 8600...

I installed the RC on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 (Summer 2004) that had been running Windows XP Pro back in June.

Pentium M 2.0Ghz (Dothan) 400Mhz FSB
2GB DDR333 (Upgrade from original 512MB)
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,317
Posted By nokken
I experienced a similar issue when I added some...

I experienced a similar issue when I added some memory to an XP Pro system.
I would get all kinds of different blue screens including:

Irql not less than or equal too
System Service Exception...
Forum: News 12 Mar 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By nokken
I can't live without: Windows Key + L :: ...

I can't live without:

Windows Key + L :: Lock Workstation
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