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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Sep 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
thought i would update this now i have finally...

thought i would update this now i have finally got things sorted.
had to have the motherboard and cpu replaced! both were faulty as it turns out.
bad luck i say buying two faulty items at the same...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
hi again, thought i would update, rma'd the...

hi again, thought i would update, rma'd the motherboard and had it properly checked, nothing wrong with it apparently so i have now also rma'd the memory, cpu, grahics card and hard drive to get them...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
i see, its on the original disc, not a downloaded...

i see, its on the original disc, not a downloaded copy.

happy to inform that i switched on the pc this morning and the problem came back! now i can rma the board with a certain degree of...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
it's a kosher version, well sort of, its a...

it's a kosher version, well sort of, its a student license which is like the real thing but for layabouts :)





i did ask on the gskill site and they pointed the finger at the motherboard...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
ok so heres a funny thing as i was had nothing...

ok so heres a funny thing
as i was had nothing much else to do i formatted my hard drive and installed my copy of windows xp
lo and behold, no problems at all!

so whats that all about?

got...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
hi- tried running at a few different timings...

hi-
tried running at a few different timings but still the same problem
people at g.skill also sugested i rma the board, will check the pins on the cpu when i get to it
Forum: General Discussion 08 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By johng
After years of hassle free computing my newest...

After years of hassle free computing my newest build has been a pain in the ass and i have to say it's really down to the fact that i didnt put much thought into what i was buying- i bought...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
certainly looking that way, dave76 also pointed...

certainly looking that way, dave76 also pointed out the issue with phenoms and ddr3 memory. just waiting to hear back from g.skill to see if theres anything i can do to get it stable.
if not i guess...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
hi ickymay, check out my first post- unable to...

hi ickymay, check out my first post- unable to run two sticks of ram in any combo but can run one in any slot other than slot 1.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
ah well, it was short lived but it gave me hope! ...

ah well, it was short lived but it gave me hope!

came home from worked and switched on, all ok for a few minutes then i got constant reboots.

upped the voltage to1.65, get a few reboots then...
Forum: System Security 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,797
Posted By johng
I like avast too but you do need to configure ir...

I like avast too but you do need to configure ir to suit your usage- i had to tune the web shield off as it was slowing my browsing right down.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
man you are awesome! bumped voltage to 1.6,...

man you are awesome!

bumped voltage to 1.6, ran memtest86 with 6 passes and no faults, rebooted and so far so good! should i be optimistic and assume its sorted the problem? or cautiously...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
well dave76 i think we're headed in the right...

well dave76 i think we're headed in the right direction!

bumped the voltage to 1.54 (it was that or 1.56)

both ram in and away we went.......albeit briefly.

no bsod but pc keeps...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
updated bios to latest version, reset the voltage...

updated bios to latest version, reset the voltage to +0.1 which still hasnt solved the problem but it has changed it!
now the computer boots to desktop, restarts, at post screen emits 3 long beeps,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
tried changing the voltage but still having the...

tried changing the voltage but still having the same problem, only one stick or ram is tolerated.
what finicky things these computers are!
error this time said the fault was with the cache...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
thanks guys. motherboard is rev 2.0. ...

thanks guys.

motherboard is rev 2.0.

i do have the newer bios ready to try, was taking it one step at a time! figured it was safer that way :rolleyes:

ive always been happy enough to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
i took it upon myself to flash the bios from F1...

i took it upon myself to flash the bios from F1 to F2 but this has made no difference either way
i am at a total loss as what to do :confused:
should i reinstall windows?
rma the motherboard?...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
sorry, forgot to attach the motherboard...

sorry, forgot to attach the motherboard information
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
hello again finished running memtest for 5...

hello again
finished running memtest for 5 passes with no errors, was able to boot from the disc with both sticks of ram as i am able to do when entering the bios. the bsod only happens when windows...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 31,333
Posted By johng
Could it be you need to change the audio settings...

Could it be you need to change the audio settings in control panel? I know somebody who had a similar problem and this is how they resolved it (i forget the sepcifics)
Forum: System Security 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,604
Posted By johng
Free version of hitman pro allows unlimted scans...

Free version of hitman pro allows unlimted scans but only offers 30 days malware removal,if you want more after that then you have to buy.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,943
Posted By johng
great read, pity you had to jump through so many...

great read, pity you had to jump through so many hoops to get a result though. i guess thats one of the resulst of software piracy, everybody is suspicious of anythign not quite kosher and simply...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
hi. thanks for the reply. i will try what you...

hi. thanks for the reply. i will try what you suggest in the morning. cant do it now, just got back from seeing the pixies in concert and i can just about type let alone do anything complicated!!...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
sorry- have added the minidump files now. je suis...

sorry- have added the minidump files now. je suis un n00b!!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,380
Posted By johng
here comes another bsod thread

having had a good old trek around the internet it seems to me you guys are my best bet at working out whats wrong with pc problems, bsod in particular.

now with the flattery out of the way i...
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