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Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4,963
Posted By thunderclap
If I have time I will be doing this project...

If I have time I will be doing this project tonight. Should I deauthorize those programs that required authentication (i.e. iTunes, Adobe CS6, PrefectDisk, etc.)?
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4,963
Posted By thunderclap
Changing From BIOS Motherboard to UEFI

I am swapping out my older X58 BIOS motherboard for a UEFI motherboard with a new Ivy Bridge i5. I'd rather not have to reinstall Windows 7, and just want to make sure I can swap the boards and CPUs...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,044
Posted By thunderclap
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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Dec 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,044
Posted By thunderclap
Windows 7 Strange Behavior

I just re-installed Windows 7 Home Edition x64 and I'm experiencing a strange problem. After a certain amount of time (hard to gauge) the refresh stops working properly. You can drag something to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 74
Views: 18,719
Posted By thunderclap
I don't know if this has been suggested yet, but...

I don't know if this has been suggested yet, but check your BIOS to see if you have an option for PME Event (in Power Management). If it's Enabled, Disable it.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
I figured out what my problem was: I'm a complete...

I figured out what my problem was: I'm a complete moron.

This computer is a Hackintosh system. I installed Apple's Boot Camp software on the Windows side which, because it's not an Apple...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 5,918
Posted By thunderclap
I'm having a similar problem, but my system...

I'm having a similar problem, but my system doesn't even give a BSOD or create a dump file. It just reboots when coming out of sleep.

You mention S3 in your BIOS. Do you have an S1 option? If...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
After completely removing all video, audio,...

After completely removing all video, audio, webcam, network and WinTV drivers, then reinstalling them I still had the same problem. I then went into the BIOS and looked around. I changed a ACPI...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 74
Views: 18,719
Posted By thunderclap
Check your BIOS power management. Check the ACPI...

Check your BIOS power management. Check the ACPI Suspend Type. Is it set to S3 or S1? Try changing it. I did and it fixed my problem. Or at least it appears to have.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
Nope. Problem still persists. I finally managed...

Nope. Problem still persists. I finally managed to get a minidump since the crash doesn't generate a BSOD, or hadn't until this last one. Generally coming out of sleep just starts the computer...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
I think I may have fixed the problem. Hybrid...

I think I may have fixed the problem. Hybrid Sleep was Enabled. I disabled it and now the computer goes to Sleep and Wakes normally. Here's hoping the problem doesn't come back...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
I considered this too, especially after...

I considered this too, especially after witnessing a "Resuming Windows" screen on very VERY rare occassions. The problem is it's my understanding the Windows 7 64-bit defaults with hibernation...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,809
Posted By thunderclap
Sleep Causes Reboot

I have Windows 7 64-bit installed. I did a fresh install about a month ago and everything was working fine. Then suddenly this week when I try to wake the computer from Sleep the system shows the...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,970
Posted By thunderclap
An online backup was in progress to iDrive. I...

An online backup was in progress to iDrive. I was also trying to access a Mac drive through MacDrive 8. The MacDrive program stopped running, and then everything seemed to lock. When I rebooted,...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,970
Posted By thunderclap
This just started happening to me with Windows 7....

This just started happening to me with Windows 7. Pretty much the same thing. Anyone else experience this? Any fix?
Forum: Gaming 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
My monitor was set at 60hz. And I agree with...

My monitor was set at 60hz. And I agree with you... it sounds like several different issues causing the same/similar problem.
Forum: Gaming 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
UPDATE! On another forum someone suggested...

UPDATE! On another forum someone suggested checking the hz the monitor was set at. In the process I discovered W7 had activated my second monitor! (I normally have the smaller one shut off on...
Forum: Gaming 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
On a whim I switched my primary and secondary...

On a whim I switched my primary and secondary monitors. That fixed it. Seems my 24" Apple Cinema Display just ain't happy with the game in full screen mode.
Forum: Gaming 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
I've installed Games for Windows Live 2.0, if...

I've installed Games for Windows Live 2.0, if that's what you're referring to. I haven't been able to find a Games for Windows Live Update per say.
Forum: Gaming 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
I've had a little more time to play with it and...

I've had a little more time to play with it and this is what I've found.

If I try to run the Fallout3 executable the game locks on load. All I get is a black screen. This seems to be the case in...
Forum: Gaming 11 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
I did, and it doesn't seem to work.

I did, and it doesn't seem to work.
Forum: Gaming 11 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
Yes and that didn't resolve the problem. The...

Yes and that didn't resolve the problem.

The first solution was SecuROM was causing the launch problem. I got the patch for that and then the game launcher opened. But when I tried to play the...
Forum: Gaming 11 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
I did as you suggested and went to Microsoft's...

I did as you suggested and went to Microsoft's site and downloaded the Games for Windows LIVE 2.0 Setup. I installed it and tried running Fallout 3 again. Nothin'.

Is this the right file or is...
Forum: Gaming 11 Jan 2009
Replies: 642
Views: 838,380
Posted By thunderclap
I installed Windows 7 Beta 1 last night. Really...

I installed Windows 7 Beta 1 last night. Really like it's increased performance over Vista.

But while it appears Fallout 3 is suppose to be compatible with W7 the Fallout 3 Launcher keeps...
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