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Forum: Gaming 29 Sep 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Sorry for the huge bump. I am just recording...

Sorry for the huge bump. I am just recording this for anyone who is interested.

After a long break from the Sims 3, I decided to reinstall it and play it a bit. It didn't stutter at all, but a...
Forum: Gaming 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Another update... I sent my laptop off with...

Another update...

I sent my laptop off with my techie older brother for a little while, and he had no clue. After reinstalling all of my drivers and upgrading the firmware on the motherboard, the...
Forum: Gaming 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
I'm apologize as I don't think I was being clear....

I'm apologize as I don't think I was being clear. The issue is not WINSAT. WINSAT does not run when this problem occurs. To be safe, I disabled it anyway after finding it in Task Scheduler thanks...
Forum: Gaming 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Haha. My computer certainly is a strange one. ...

Haha. My computer certainly is a strange one.

Is WINSAT a process, service, something else, etc.? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

Well, I just let the slowdown happen twice. During both,...
Forum: Gaming 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Hey sorry for the bump. I just wanted to add...

Hey sorry for the bump. I just wanted to add this little bit of information...

It seems that this might NOT be the video card drivers after all. I was recently revisiting RCT2. You know, that...
Forum: Gaming 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Well, here's how it goes....Apparently there is...

Well, here's how it goes....Apparently there is an updated driver for my graphics card. However, because it is a switchable graphics card on my system, AMD does not have an update for me that...
Forum: Gaming 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Hmm...yes I already have set which video card the...

Hmm...yes I already have set which video card the computer to use for many of my programs, including the games. This isn't the issue and I'm really at a loss of what to do. I don't see why AMD...
Forum: Gaming 25 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Sorry for the late response. I've been a bit...

Sorry for the late response. I've been a bit busy lately.

Well I completely removed the drivers, rebooted, then reinstalled them, then rebooted again. The extreme slowdown problem still persists...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Thanks for the program, bootready. Yes, I still...

Thanks for the program, bootready. Yes, I still have the same problem after re-installing Windows. Unfortunately, the laptop didn't come with any driver CD's. The driver version on the HP website...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
No, I don't use Virtu. The AMD card has...

No, I don't use Virtu. The AMD card has switchable graphics options. I will try reinstalling them...but recently I had to do a reinstall of Windows and the problem was still there, so I'm not sure...
Forum: Gaming 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Okay sorry to bump, but this is now very likely a...

Okay sorry to bump, but this is now very likely a problem with my graphics card. The reason why two cards are listed in my specs is because they are switchable.

Now, I was on YouTube, as usual,...
Forum: Gaming 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Hmm...I haven't watched any movies recently on my...

Hmm...I haven't watched any movies recently on my PC...I'll have to test that out. I will say that watching long YouTube videos in 720p causes no problems.

Thank you for your response. I will...
Forum: Gaming 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
I already have Windows Defender disabled and I...

I already have Windows Defender disabled and I really don't think this has anything to do with my other antivirus software (Avast!)...as this is a relatively new development. Any other suggestions?
Forum: Gaming 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,598
Posted By racie
Can you tell me what your system specs are?

Can you tell me what your system specs are?
Forum: Gaming 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By racie
In what games exactly does this happen? Some...

In what games exactly does this happen? Some games allow you to make special configurations for different controllers. I was having the same issue in the game Portal with my PS2 controller until I...
Forum: Gaming 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,664
Posted By racie
Weird frequent stuttering problem on new laptop when playing games

Hello everyone. I am very concerned as to what is wrong with my laptop because it is not even a year old yet. I am hoping someone here can point me in the right direction. Also, I am uncertain of...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By racie
Weird frequent stuttering problem on new laptop when playing games

*edit* Whoops..."Gaming" looks like a better place to post this. Please delete this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,632
Posted By racie
Hmm... that's really strange, flybeech. Thanks...

Hmm... that's really strange, flybeech. Thanks for the warning.



On my laptop, there appears to be only one small area where an optical drive can fit. Forgive me, I don't know much about...
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By racie
I dual-boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu. :) ...

I dual-boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu. :)

Though some of the hardware and software I use isn't compatible with Ubuntu.
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By racie
Actually I have a CD with a collection of...

Actually I have a CD with a collection of AfterDark screensavers made for Win95/98, complete with .ad files. If anyone knows a way to convert them into Windows 7 screensaver files, I'd be glad to...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By racie
Awesome! Did you make it or find it? ...

Awesome! Did you make it or find it?



Hear hear!
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2010
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,808,845
Posted By racie
I can't believe Inkscape isn't on this list! ...

I can't believe Inkscape isn't on this list! It's a terrific vector image editing program.

Inkscape. Draw Freely. (http://inkscape.org/)
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,005
Posted By racie
Windows Live Mesh and internet browsers

Hey, sorry if this is the wrong section. I wasn't sure if it went in "Software" or "Browsers & Mail."

So Windows Live Mesh (cloud) looked interesting, so I wanted to check it out. I downloaded...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By racie
Aww... rats. :/ I'm not sure then.

Aww... rats. :/

I'm not sure then.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By racie
Have you resized your icons recently or used any...

Have you resized your icons recently or used any tweaking software?

Either way, you should be able to turn it off here:
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