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Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By magnetite
I went through that list. Doing a clean install...

I went through that list. Doing a clean install of most of my drivers didn't do anything. Nor did a repair install or SFC scan. So I decided to back everything up and do a clean install of windows....
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By magnetite
Window randomly stuck on screen

I seem to be having this error where a whole window would get stuck on the screen.

I've taken some screenshots to illustrate what I'm referring to. Sometimes a program would essentially make a...
Forum: System Security 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By magnetite
I'll try that, thanks.

I'll try that, thanks.
Forum: System Security 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By magnetite
Finding bloatware free software

I was curious where I would be able to find some software that doesn't ask you to change your homepage, installs toolbars, or some software will not install unless you pick a bloatware to install...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By magnetite
I actually had a cheap off-brand surge protector...

I actually had a cheap off-brand surge protector might have had something to do with the AC adapter giving out on me. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By magnetite
Looking for a high quality AC power adapter

I need a new AC power adapter for my monitors. I have three Acer S243HL LED monitors, and the power adapters basically exploded a few months ago (I heard a loud pop, followed by the monitor just...
Forum: News 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 139
Views: 14,189
Posted By magnetite
Thanks for the information. Just patched my SSD...

Thanks for the information. Just patched my SSD with the new firmware.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,572
Posted By magnetite
Windows End of Life Support

Hey I had a question about Windows end of life support. I'm running Windows 7, which isn't supposed to expire for a while to come (no date set yet). Now, like many of us here, I like Windows 7. Why...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Dec 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By magnetite
Looking for a career change

Most of my life I've been working in retail. I did my A+ certification in 2005. Recently I've taken my MS Word Advanced and Excel Intermediate from my local college. I would like to work in either an...
Forum: News 03 Dec 2011
Replies: 255
Views: 20,776
Posted By magnetite
One of my Seagate drives is at 1/2 heath...

One of my Seagate drives is at 1/2 heath according to the SMART status, so let's hope it keeps until they can get more drives in. I got it back in 2008, so it should last until this is resolved if...
Forum: News 17 Nov 2011
Replies: 320
Views: 28,440
Posted By magnetite
Developers versions are usually before a beta I...

Developers versions are usually before a beta I believe. So there's still lots of bugs to be worked out before the official release to the public.
Forum: News 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 255
Views: 20,776
Posted By magnetite
I'm kind of ashamed of myself how I didn't stock...

I'm kind of ashamed of myself how I didn't stock up on hard drives before this crisis happened. Doing some projects right now and could use some extra space. Like the average person, usually I just...
Forum: News 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 320
Views: 28,440
Posted By magnetite
Windows 7 has been very stable for me. I might...

Windows 7 has been very stable for me. I might get Windows 8 with my next build, but I'm not going to be upgrading both my current systems with Windows 8 when it's released.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By magnetite
Onboard SATA vs. PCI-e SATA?

What are the advantages and disadvantages in using a PCI-e SATA card versus having it on the motherboard? I don't plan on doing RAID.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 255
Views: 20,776
Posted By magnetite
I agree. I'm not really a big fan of outsourcing...

I agree. I'm not really a big fan of outsourcing stuff myself.

Just checked my local shop in town and a 2 TB will set someone back $160 to $180 for either a SATA2 or SATA3 version.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,906
Posted By magnetite
Download Ubuntu | Ubuntu...

Download Ubuntu | Ubuntu (http://www.ubuntu.com/download)!
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These people I know they don't really know much about computers, so I'm pretty sure you've got to be an intermediate to...
Forum: News 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,906
Posted By magnetite
I know a few people who still use XP. It's not...

I know a few people who still use XP. It's not because they don't want to upgrade. They just don't have the funds to do so currently.
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,004
Views: 50,252
Posted By magnetite
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: News 27 Oct 2011
Replies: 228
Views: 19,376
Posted By magnetite
There is a lot of things that I do that can't be...

There is a lot of things that I do that can't be accomplished using a portable computer. I need all the processing power I can get. And that comes from a desktop computer. As far as gaming goes and...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,004
Views: 50,252
Posted By magnetite
Just turned 28 on October 13th.

Just turned 28 on October 13th.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By magnetite
I don't plan on using RAID, because I heard there...

I don't plan on using RAID, because I heard there are some complications with it. For example, I think in order to even build a RAID array, you need to format all your drives, which in order to get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By magnetite
Expanding storage, looking for best solutions to this issue

I'm looking to add some more hard drives to my computers, however, they seem to be full at the moment in terms of space (not TB, but actual space to put them). What would be the cheapest way to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Sep 2011
Replies: 2,426
Views: 255,178
Posted By magnetite
I just upgraded to this today: ...

I just upgraded to this today:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1508161933.png
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Sep 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By magnetite
That's probably what they meant. Thanks for...

That's probably what they meant. Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Chillout Room 29 Sep 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By magnetite
32-bit obsolescence

Just curious what's going to happen when 32-bit programs go obsolete? Will just Windows not be able to run the programs? Or is Intel and such going to drop support for it in their CPUs down the road?...
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