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Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By schwim
Took me forever to figure it out but can finally...

Took me forever to figure it out but can finally mark this as solved.

My issue was that at max volume, the sound was too low. The same headphones operated at a sufficient volume when connected to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By schwim
Thanks very much for your help, Roy. I managed...

Thanks very much for your help, Roy. I managed to figure out my issue. I tried the disc's drivers wich got the computer to see the headset but would fail when trying to connect. When I downloaded...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By schwim
Problems using bluetooth dongle

Hi there!

I have a Panda 4.0 dongle purchased on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Panda-Bluetooth-4-0-Nano-Adapter/dp/B00BCU4TZE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1439834690&sr=8-1&keywords=panda+4.0). As per...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By schwim
Thanks very much for all your help. This is...

Thanks very much for all your help.

This is the cheapest name brand power supply I was able to find: Corsair Builder Series CX600 600 watt 80 Plus Certified Power Supply Compatible with Intel and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By schwim
Very sorry. I should have thought of that. ...

Very sorry. I should have thought of that.

It's a Dell XPS 420 (specs (http://www.dell.com/us/en/gen/desktops/xpsdt_420/pd.aspx?refid=xpsdt_420&s=gen)). I can't seem to get it to run long enough...
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Aug 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By schwim
Thank you both very much for your help. I'm...

Thank you both very much for your help.

I'm wondering what NVIDIA card I might be able to upgrade to for around a couple hundred dollars?
I ask because I have a habit of picking the wrong horse...
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Aug 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By schwim
Can a particular driver "zap" a card?

Hi there everyone,

Last night, I was notified that an updated driver was available for my nvidia 9800gt so I downloaded it. I have no idea why I did, as I never have a trouble-free upgrade but I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
If you can find anywhere in the thread that I...

If you can find anywhere in the thread that I claimed to be anything more than an ignorant computer user, I'll insist that someone edited one of my posts. I don't claim to be anything I'm not.


...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
See ya :)

See ya :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
Thanks very much for your concern and don't hate...

Thanks very much for your concern and don't hate telling me. It's why forums exist, so we can tell each other stuff.

No crashes are occurring, video is fantastic after many hours of play and I've...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
First, thanks to all of you for your fantastic...

First, thanks to all of you for your fantastic assistance. I very much appreciate you taking the time to steer this clueless individual in the right direction!

After playing with it a bit, I've...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
Thanks very much for your help! I updated...

Thanks very much for your help!

I updated the drivers last week(266.58).

The system has a thermal monitor installed already(Alienware Thermal Controller) but it's very rudimentary, in that it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
What struck me as odd is that both cards are...

What struck me as odd is that both cards are running uniformly hot. I'll try running it with the case open but I don't think that the design of the internals has anything exhausting onto the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
Due to the length of my post, you might have...

Due to the length of my post, you might have missed my question.

thanks,
json
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,969
Posted By schwim
GPU: How hot is too hot?

Hi there everyone,

Alienware Aurora
nVidia 240 GTS in SLI

I know this isn't 7 specific, but was hoping that you might have an answer for me.

Today I was playing the Rift beta and suffered...
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
Thanks to all for your help in the past days...

Thanks to all for your help in the past days everybody. I've decided to resolve the issue by RTV'ing the laptop and getting a machine with an nVidia display adapter as I have updated the drivers on...
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
Hi there everyone, Thanks to everyone's...

Hi there everyone,

Thanks to everyone's suggestions, I have a Catalyst system that will start up. I still do not have an up-to-date driver, however.

I was unable to remove the CCC application...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
Hi there cato and thanks for the help. I am...

Hi there cato and thanks for the help.

I am only allowed the option to "repair" the CCC install via "remove software". I can't find any way to actually uninstall the application. I found this...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
Hi there everyone and thanks very much for all of...

Hi there everyone and thanks very much for all of your suggestions.

As suggested, I downloaded the driver package from the Acer site, which got me my old driver back as well as a recognized ATI...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
No longer. Now it's just a standard VGA adapter....

No longer. Now it's just a standard VGA adapter. Starting up Catalyst now tells me that there's no applicable ATI device installed.



I tried it this way the first time. Upon reboot, it was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,838
Posted By schwim
ATI drivers refuse to install

Hi there

Win 7 64bit
Aspire 5251-1513 laptop
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250


I downloaded Catalyst drivers 11.1(1/26/11)
I removed the display adapter and related drivers in the hardware panel...
Forum: Drivers 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,701
Posted By schwim
ATI driver install assistance

Hi there everyone,

My brother has a machine running Win 7 64bit with dual 5870(I'm not positive, but am sure of the 5800 series) ATI cards. The machine was purchased a year ago or so from Dell...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,241
Posted By schwim
hi there everyone, I installed mwb and...

hi there everyone,

I installed mwb and Security Essentials(firewall is already enabled), scanned everything and things are going swimmingly. I very much appreciate everyone's help in the matter. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,241
Posted By schwim
Hi there barman and Tom and thanks so much for...

Hi there barman and Tom and thanks so much for your replies!

I enabled the additional tabs and at first still couldn't see the culprit, but after enabling "view all users processes", I saw that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,241
Posted By schwim
Hi there Richard and thanks very much for the...

Hi there Richard and thanks very much for the reply.

I will download run mwb, but during that time, I still wonder if there's a way to determine which app is causing the disk read? If I perform a...
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