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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Nov 2012
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Posted By SpringHalo
How old is your hard drive? The problem with mine...

How old is your hard drive? The problem with mine was that it was failing completely, just slowly.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Yeah, I've restarted quite a few times, and the...

Yeah, I've restarted quite a few times, and the problem just happens like normal, albiet more frequently. I've got a trusty 500GB backup drive filled to the brim with data, and I believe my drive has...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
windows now tells me there's a hard drive...

windows now tells me there's a hard drive problem, and that I should probably back up.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I updated everything that has to do with the...

I updated everything that has to do with the motherboard, as well as most of the items on that page. I also checked in the BIOS, and the controller mode is set to IDE.

EDIT:Still happening.
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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
So you're saying that it isn't in IDE mode?

So you're saying that it isn't in IDE mode?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Is this what you were talking about with the IDE...

Is this what you were talking about with the IDE controller? I believe my CD drive is the 2-port (6gbps) and my HDD is on the 4-port.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I'm still not sure where these settings are.....

I'm still not sure where these settings are.. Through the device manager?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I'm not really sure how to disable NCQ. It...

I'm not really sure how to disable NCQ. It appears I have to go through BIOS as well as have a second disk at hand or something? A google search 'disable NCQ windows 7' leads me to the last post of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I'm not sure if it will help at all, but this ...

I'm not sure if it will help at all, but this (http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=20b92d0ca8dce110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD)is the hard drive that I have. Driver version 6.1.7600.16385,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
It looks to me that they're all OK. Should I...

It looks to me that they're all OK. Should I upload the export?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
How would I go about checking this SMART...

How would I go about checking this SMART activity? I'm currently running an error scan on the hard drive itself, but I'm not sure how to check the driver

EDIT: Downloading updated motherboard...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
There was no counter, just something saying...

There was no counter, just something saying 'preparing memory for dump' and 'preparing HDD for being dumpee' or something of that nature.

Edit: it said collecting data for crash dump
initializing...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I've found something peculiar. When I enabled the...

I've found something peculiar. When I enabled the memory dump option and commenced dumping when the freeze happened again, the computer just stayed in bluescreen for about 2 and a half hours without...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Sounds like it could help. I'll give it a try...

Sounds like it could help. I'll give it a try when I get back to my computer.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Double post

Double post
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I read about that, but I can't seem to find a...

I read about that, but I can't seem to find a scroll lock button on my keyboard. Would it be preferable to have as few programs open as possible at the time?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Do you know which service it was that was causing...

Do you know which service it was that was causing the problem?

Edit: My problem isn't solved yet. When I said it seems to have fixed it, I meant that the problem didn't occur in diagnostic mode,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I never use WMP, so I would doubt that it's...

I never use WMP, so I would doubt that it's starting any shenanigans right now. As for something indexing or searching, firefox could be the culprit, as a while ago I created a ramdisk for it to use...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Doing so seems to have fixed the problem, though...

Doing so seems to have fixed the problem, though there wasn't much to do to check if it would happen again, since there's nothing to do in diagnostic mode.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
I've disabled it long ago. I use everything now.

I've disabled it long ago. I use everything now.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 54,290
Posted By SpringHalo
Frequent unresponsiveness, 100% hardware disk usage, 0% software usage

Every 10-40 minutes, the application I'm currently working in [whither it be skype, L4D2, or firefox] becomes unresponsive, and after a minute or two, the window turns white, notifying me that it's...
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