Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Xzaviar
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 53
Views: 3,274
Posted By Xzaviar
MOBO and Proc

MOBO: Gigabyte GA-M790X-UD4P This MOBO will take DDR3 and it seams to make a fair difference.

Proc: AMD Phenom XII 550 Black Edition.

With this combination you can unlock the four cores in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By Xzaviar
No Pro

I'm no pro but I have had a similar situation, right down to windows saying it's not genuine and I paid nearly $200 for the OS. The only way I was able to fully resolve the problem was to go the HD...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
An Aside

:sarc:Does anyone know what OS the server of this website is using?;)
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,094
Posted By Xzaviar
MOBO Suggestion

If you go with the Gigabyte GA-M790X-UD4P you'll be able to unlock the four cores in the proc. I'm not sure if the 785 chipset will do this for you. Runs at the same temp as when using two cores and...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 88
Views: 5,870
Posted By Xzaviar
I started using mine about 12 years ago as the...

I started using mine about 12 years ago as the first part of my email address, screen names.
My wife used to own a retail gift and craft store where I would sell photographs that I had taken. Not...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
Me too

I expect an error also, but not from the hd. I expect an error from the BIOS. And I never expected a Windows 7 error screen from the MBR of a disk that has never had 7 installed on it.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
Hybrid Sleep

I too have the Hybrid sleep problem but with a little different twist. About 30sec after it wakes up 7 freezes. Hibernation works great though.

As far as booting, I may not have been clear....
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
I remember

I remember the transition from 98 to 2000Pro then to XPPro and I did so willingly and despite some minor problems I was glad to get rid of 98. Driver issues, BSOD's, then eventually stability, 2000...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
I prefer 7

I like Windows 7 and as far as it's content I prefer 7 to XP, honestly! It's simply that despite months of searching, trying betta drivers, many many installs it has issues (for some) that I can't...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
Time to relight this fire!

I don't drive a Dodge Dart!

I trade each of my three vehicles every four years. And you know what? The work right out of the box!!!!!!!!!!:D If I have a problem with one I don't turn to the...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
Invading HD's

After installing 7 I disconnected the drive that 7 was on and reinstalled XP on the other 500Gig Hd so that my whole system would be new and fresh. All went well and after I got XP just the way I...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,570
Posted By Xzaviar
Retiring Windows 7 Anyone Else?

Well, after a lengthy trial of Windows 7 I've decided to retire the blessed OS and use it on my testbed only.:rolleyes: This is a personal decision and I'm not dissing 7, these are just my...
Forum: News 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 160
Views: 16,012
Posted By Xzaviar
7600

I like 7. It's my favorite Windows OS yet. ;)

I've been using it from build 7100 and bought the RTM 7600 dispite some minor issues.:eek:

Mostly surronding the sleep issues 7100 and 7600 I've...
Forum: Media Center 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,624
Posted By Xzaviar
One hard drive?

I have three hard drives in my system. I had issues dual booting between the two that had Os's on them. Once in awhile the system would loose it's ablity to boot from the 7 disk, while XP had not...
Forum: Gaming 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 268
Views: 54,163
Posted By Xzaviar
Specs

I wish more people would post the specifications of their systems.:confused:
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Xzaviar
Low Level Format

Low level format is a process by which a software utility writes your entire drive with 1's and 0's.:geek:

How much did this cost. To send the drive to the manufacturer for data retrival would...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Xzaviar
Your friend fixed your hard drive?

You said that your hd crashed and your friend recovered your data and fixed the drive?:confused:

Did he low level format? Sometimes when a hard drive fails and the error spots are "repaired" they...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,620
Posted By Xzaviar
MyConfig

I think the DDR3 would make a difference because my two oldest sons have basiclly the same config except thier proc. is a dual core 3.4Ghz Intel and thier card is 1Gig DDR2 while mine is 1Gig DDR3...
Forum: News 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By Xzaviar
I love these posts

First: My desktop runs Win 7 7600 X64 and runs it great. I have but one issue with it and that is that I had to turn off Hybrid sleep or about 30 seconds after it comes out of sleep it hangs and I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 2,990
Views: 548,620
Posted By Xzaviar
Here's mine

If you look at the model of the CPU you'll see that I'm running a B55 Phenome 4 core. It's actually a Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition with the other two cores unlocked through the bios
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By Xzaviar
Not much into beer

Dos 6.22 = Moonshine

Win 3.1 = Colt 45:sleepy:

Win 95 = Bud Draft:)

Win 98 = Bud Bottle:D

Win Millennium = Colt 45 with a shot of moonshine:eek::eek:
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,807
Posted By Xzaviar
If I helped

Please tip my scales.:)
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 45
Views: 5,057
Posted By Xzaviar
Not so sure

Been researching this on the stock prices and even read through 13 pages of the last quarterly report from Nvidia to the major shareholders dated Nov 12th 2009 and it gave no indication that this was...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,807
Posted By Xzaviar
Java update

The first thing I do when I install java on a new build is to turn off automatic updates. It does eat up the bandwidth and eats up hd space after a few months you can end up with 500+ meg of usage....
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,831
Posted By Xzaviar
First and Most Important

Protect your data or you'll loose it!:cry:
Your safest option would be to take the hard drive out of your computer and place it in another computer and save your data before you go anywhere with...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:45 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33