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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,952
Posted By SJMX
So basically I am worried about nothing? I...

So basically I am worried about nothing?

I run lots of apps that are memory dependant such as After Effects and I also use 3D applications like Maya. I just want to know that I am not loosing any...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,952
Posted By SJMX
I completely understand the OS has to load...

I completely understand the OS has to load someplace, but taking 30% of 4gb RAM constantly does seem like too much and if I can do something about that I would like too.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,952
Posted By SJMX
Have tried this and didnt really get anywhere. ...

Have tried this and didnt really get anywhere.

Apart from firefox which is top when im using it, next is explorer.exe @ 25,084k memory.

I have the normal things like CCC.exe for my GFX and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,952
Posted By SJMX
Constant 30% Memory Used

Hey All

I have had W7 since day of release and I am happy to say that I have had only minor issues, yet I have found something that confuses me.

After a PC restart, my Physical Memory Usage is...
Forum: Gaming 15 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,658
Posted By SJMX
have you tried deleting (uninstalling) the game...

have you tried deleting (uninstalling) the game and redownloading it? Obviously you can do this for free as you have already paid for it but it might work?
Forum: Gaming 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By SJMX
As you may have found on the other thread, there...

As you may have found on the other thread, there is a way you can get the game to automatically close explorer.exe. That is the fix for now. Remember Microsoft no longer support this game, XP was the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,349
Posted By SJMX
hi and welcome first things first do you...

hi and welcome

first things first do you have a backup to retore from?
do you have the win 7 dvd?
Now lets try and figure out what wnet wrong. typw eventvwr insearch>go to the windows...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By SJMX
I have fixed the issue... ...im never guna...

I have fixed the issue...

...im never guna live this down either!

When I was cleaning my PC today, it appears I slightly knocked a SATA cable out a bit and this caused the problems. Reseated...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By SJMX
Multiple things have just stopped working

Ok I dont know even where to start on this one.

First sign I had that something was off was VLC not working. I tried a few simple things to get it working again like reinstalling and normal things...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,349
Posted By SJMX
VLC stopped working, reinstall does nothing

So I was about to watch a DVD tonight and my VLC didnt open automatically. I tried to open manually and still didnt work. Task Manager showed a process, so I ended the process and still no luck when...
Forum: Gaming 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 5,738
Posted By SJMX
yeah I agree - DS2 is a brilliant game..!! ...

yeah I agree - DS2 is a brilliant game..!!

but, did you ever play Dungeon Siege1/Legends of Aranna..??
especially with the sieglets - Lands Of Utrae, Mageworld and Lands Of Hyperborea

- if...
Forum: Gaming 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 5,738
Posted By SJMX
How much did you enjoy dragon age origins? If you...

How much did you enjoy dragon age origins? If you really liked it have you looked at the extended content and stuff?
Forum: Gaming 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By SJMX
Thinking back to my overclocking days, could your...

Thinking back to my overclocking days, could your graphics card be overheating at all? and so switches itself off everynow and then. Saying that though, that wouldnt explain the points where you know...
Forum: Gaming 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By SJMX
When its displaying this error, does it look like...

When its displaying this error, does it look like the screen is changing resolution or just switching off?

Also does it ever at all happen when not playing games? Reason I ask is that if its ONLY...
Forum: Gaming 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 6,478
Posted By SJMX
i just used my friends discs which were also the...

i just used my friends discs which were also the originals that he bought.
Forum: Gaming 22 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 35,821
Posted By SJMX
Microsoft no longer supports AoE2 (which makes me...

Microsoft no longer supports AoE2 (which makes me cry) and so dont expect any patches to make it work better...however, I have no issues at all with the game apart from the colours going odd which i...
Forum: Gaming 22 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 6,478
Posted By SJMX
i had this same error. its nothing to do with...

i had this same error. its nothing to do with Windows 7 rather your discs, well it was for me.

I borrowed my friends discs to install and used my code and it worked fine, but my game disc doesnt...
Forum: Gaming 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,378
Posted By SJMX
Woah, i didnt know about this error. I...

Woah, i didnt know about this error.

I actually couldnt even install Q4. It stated that it was not compatible with W7.

Ill try again sometime soon i think!
Forum: Gaming 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 146,525
Posted By SJMX
First off, why is my girlfriend your desktop...

First off, why is my girlfriend your desktop background?? :P (joke)

Nah seriously, have you patched the game to the latest version? 1.7 or 1.8 is the latest i think? And is all your graphics...
Forum: Gaming 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By SJMX
strange thought but could it be your screen is...

strange thought but could it be your screen is turning off after say 10-15minutes because it thinks the computer is idle?

my screen if left (and before it actually turns off) displays the "no...
Forum: Gaming 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By SJMX
ok then What monitor do you use? Can you...

ok then

What monitor do you use? Can you give as full model number as possible so i can look up some specs for it please?

Also just update your graphics drivers, even if you already have done...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 146,525
Posted By SJMX
well through being stupid and having bad discs, i...

well through being stupid and having bad discs, i cant actually get the game to run without whining about the CD not being there. Cant even find a working crack (legally, as i own the game) to get it...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 146,525
Posted By SJMX
Im running W7 Professional. Im currently...

Im running W7 Professional.

Im currently installing the game to see if i get the same error as you. Ill post back soon.

BTW i dont know of anything to do with Home that would stop things...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By SJMX
I know this is obvious but its because the game...

I know this is obvious but its because the game is changing resolution by the sounds of it OR it could be the Hz of your monitor and the game maybe is putting upto something like 75-80Hz when you...
Forum: Gaming 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,588
Posted By SJMX
you may have already tried what im about to say...

you may have already tried what im about to say but if i was in your shoes i would:

check that all my drivers are up to date and the latest ones for W7.

patch the game to latest version, i know...
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