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Forum: News 18 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By MagusMagnus
Somehow, this abomination installed itself just...

Somehow, this abomination installed itself just now on my primary desktop. I am beyond livid. Doubly so, that it's an unequal trade... retail for OEM. Now I can just eat the loss of being able to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By MagusMagnus
Let's give this a whirl... CMD (Run as...

Let's give this a whirl...

CMD (Run as Administrator)

netsh int ip reset reset.txt
[Enter]
netsh winsock reset
[Enter]
netsh advfirewall reset
[Enter]
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By MagusMagnus
Whelp, I take it that there mustn't be any...

Whelp, I take it that there mustn't be any information nor a solution available. Quintessentially Micro$oft. :banghead:

Going to settle for this...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By MagusMagnus
Moving the target file to a different location...

Moving the target file to a different location didn't make it visible. So nothing to do with the location. This sucks.
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By MagusMagnus
Workgroup, contents not 'syncing' (I guess)

I have my desktop and my notebook on, of course, the same workgroup and they're fully shared (whole drives)... everything, to my best recollection, had been working without a hitch (nearly two...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By MagusMagnus
If you want some real security, patch your own...

If you want some real security, patch your own wireless router to the existing modem/router (LAN, not WiFi. Not the WAN port either, standard LAN port) and set it up appropriately. Essentially,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By MagusMagnus
Something doesn't quite add up here. Surely the...

Something doesn't quite add up here. Surely the company would have wiped it before giving it away? In any case, I would be floored if it had administrator permissions, given it's former purpose and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By MagusMagnus
Anything on this...

Anything on this (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5480#memory%20support%20list) (select 'America') list is guaranteed compatible for that board.

And I would have to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By MagusMagnus
I've never heard of a residence being wired with...

I've never heard of a residence being wired with fiber-optics before. Yes, the main service lines from the street to the actual service box... but not within the actual house itself. There's no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 May 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By MagusMagnus
This foremost depends on your ‘tier’ of ISP...

This foremost depends on your ‘tier’ of ISP package – or how good your internet is.

DSL (“High-Speed” typically 1-10mbps or so) or Broadband (“Extreme” typically 15mbps or greater)?
...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,286
Posted By MagusMagnus
If you were talking about the Standby LED on your...

If you were talking about the Standby LED on your case, then your system was in Sleep, Hibernate, or Hybrid-Sleep mode and not actually shut down. Your case Standby LED will not be active if the...
Forum: Gaming 25 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,229
Posted By MagusMagnus
The MSI 970 does not support...

The MSI 970 does not support (http://us.msi.com/support/mb/970-GAMING.html#support-cpu) the FX-9590 (or FX-9570). What your source meant was that because they are physically both AM3+ socket that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jan 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 5,705
Posted By MagusMagnus
If the board has a fast/quick boot option in BIOS...

If the board has a fast/quick boot option in BIOS (and most of the newer ones do) and it is enabled, there will be no beep/chirp at boot. I only ever hear mine do that when I've hit the Reset button,...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,496
Posted By MagusMagnus
Ah, I see the problem now. Windows 95, 98 and...

Ah, I see the problem now. Windows 95, 98 and ME/2000 are DOS 32-bit. However, they were also compatible with the older 16-bit DOS. I have no idea which one this game is (can't seem to find that...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,496
Posted By MagusMagnus
Jazz Jackrabbit 2 appears to be a DOS game...

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 appears to be a DOS game (16-bit).

You need a DOS emulator like DOSBox (http://www.dosbox.com/download.php?main=1) to run DOS games. Here...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By MagusMagnus
WEI doesn't change one iota from RAM size. It...

WEI doesn't change one iota from RAM size. It only measures performance or speed ('cycle count'), and which has nothing to do with size. In other words, two identical RAM kits (clock speed, CAS and...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By MagusMagnus
Yup, OEM systems preloaded with Windows 8/8.1...

Yup, OEM systems preloaded with Windows 8/8.1 donít have the key on stickers anymore. You will need to find it in Regedit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By MagusMagnus
Unfortunately, it’s very unlikely that you’re...

Unfortunately, it’s very unlikely that you’re going to find one for $400 that has a dedicated GPU. And really, that price point is the entry point for a standard, general-use laptop. I don’t believe...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By MagusMagnus
I have Sony CD-R Audio discs that I've been using...

I have Sony CD-R Audio discs that I've been using prior to buy this pack that I use to back up pictures, and I've added more to them several times until they're out of space. Are DVD-R discs...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jan 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By MagusMagnus
There's no reason, nor advantage for that matter,...

There's no reason, nor advantage for that matter, to use "Like a USB Stick" with -R disks, as they can only be written to once (as in no modifications after burning are possible) unlike -RW disks....
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jan 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By MagusMagnus
Phenom IIís havenít been manufactured for...

Phenom IIís havenít been manufactured for years... youíre really unlikely to find a brand new one. Even if you did, youíd pay quite a premium for a brand new, out of production chip. So, your best...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 37,318
Posted By MagusMagnus
That certainly is weird and you shouldn't see any...

That certainly is weird and you shouldn't see any discoloration on a display screen, whether on or off (unless of course it was designed that way. A few are designed with a slight border around the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By MagusMagnus
You can mix brands of RAM so long as they have...

You can mix brands of RAM so long as they have identical specifications and they are both supported by your motherboard (definitely do check the motherboardís compatibility list). And what I mean by...
Forum: Gaming 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By MagusMagnus
Rec. CPU: Quad-core Intel or AMD | Min. Dual-core...

Rec. CPU: Quad-core Intel or AMD | Min. Dual-core 2.0GHz or equivalent.
Rec. RAM: 4GB {it can't use any more} | Min. 2GB.
Rec. GPU: 1GB VRAM (Nvidia GTX 260 or higher; ATI HD 4890 or higher). |...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By MagusMagnus
Unless you're attempting to avoid the 'hassle' of...

Unless you're attempting to avoid the 'hassle' of mapping one yourself, I'd honestly have to say you're going to be happier with a standard 12-button controller (I use the SteelSeries 3GC...
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