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Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By Marsby
A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in...

A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/315222)

How to perform disk error checking in Windows XP
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Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 6,839
Posted By Marsby
Are all of laptop contact surfaces plastic...?

Are all of laptop contact surfaces plastic...?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 6,839
Posted By Marsby
Do you get tiny shocks any where else in the...

Do you get tiny shocks any where else in the office when touching anything? Like maybe walking out to the elevator bank and touching one of bare spots on the metal frames? Also, this laptop, aren't...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 6,839
Posted By Marsby
Is this a carpeted office?

Is this a carpeted office?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Paragon fixed the issue. Thanks Greg!

Paragon fixed the issue. Thanks Greg!
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Thanks for going the extra mile but I realized my...

Thanks for going the extra mile but I realized my user error with Dropbox and was able to download from them without making an account. :p
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,374
Posted By Marsby
I would put something like Linux Mint MATE on a...

I would put something like Linux Mint MATE on a computer of that era. These days you really don't need to spend much more than about $300-$400 for an excellent non gamer system.

:)
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Okay yeah I was just being resistant to setting...

Okay yeah I was just being resistant to setting up a Dropbox account for a one off. :p

I'll report back on the outcome and will mark the thread appropriately at that time.


:)
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Hi Layback, That is exactly what I want to...

Hi Layback,

That is exactly what I want to do alright but I don't think that method will work for me as I just took a quick look at the prerequisites.

It states: Darn. :confused:

The weird...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Yes and yeah I'm really not interested in 8.1...

Yes and yeah I'm really not interested in 8.1 either. ;)

(But will do it if it gets the restoration job done.)
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
If memory serves I bought the Windows 7 OEM...

If memory serves I bought the Windows 7 OEM software at the same time as I bought all the parts I needed for my last system (which has since died, hence this transplant issue). That was from a major...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Hi Greg, Yes I'm trying to start Windows 7...

Hi Greg,

Yes I'm trying to start Windows 7 on hardware other than it was installed on. Thanks for the Paragon link, do you happen to know if there is an alternative place to download other than...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marsby
Forced hardware change, Windows can't repair itself

My AMD based system died back in late November, this happened without me being able to prepare the system for a major hardware change. This weekend I finally got around to building a new system based...
Forum: Gaming 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By Marsby
I'm not sure what this means. Are you saying that...

I'm not sure what this means. Are you saying that the game just minimizes itself? Or that the game is closing/crashing?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,915
Posted By Marsby
From your descriptions it is likely a hardware...

From your descriptions it is likely a hardware issue. In a case like that I normally take apart a system to reseat cards, blow out dust and inspect & replace heatsink compound. In the case of a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 6,765
Posted By Marsby
According to the Asus spec page that laptop only...

According to the Asus spec page that laptop only has a ATI Mobility™ Radeon® HD 4570, 512MB VRAM. I'm not heard of laptops with two video GPU's, especially on what is billed as a "no frills"...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,627
Posted By Marsby
The new video card has less of a power...

The new video card has less of a power requirement than the old one according to this chart.

Video Card Comparison - GPUReview.com (http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=620&card2=656)
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,972
Posted By Marsby
Did you try overclocking the GPU to see if the...

Did you try overclocking the GPU to see if the problem got worse or became more frequent? There is (should be) an auxiliary power connector on the motherboard for the GPU near the GPU slot. Did you...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 11,900
Posted By Marsby
When I have seen this problem, it was hardware...

When I have seen this problem, it was hardware related, and specifically a low voltage issue to the CPU. What you need to do is stress test your hardware to expose a lurking issue. It is important to...
Forum: Customization 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,858
Posted By Marsby
Easiest way to deal with this is to full...

Easiest way to deal with this is to full uninstall and then do a selective install. You should be queried as to if you want the context menu feature or not. That is how it works with 7zip which is my...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 65
Views: 11,106
Posted By Marsby
50c for a HDD is quite hot. Normally that temp...

50c for a HDD is quite hot. Normally that temp range is what you see for hot running CPU's or mild running GPU's. I'd try to figure out why. Possibly install an internal case fan or two. One to pull...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 65
Views: 11,106
Posted By Marsby
Speedfan can do that for you. :)

Speedfan can do that for you. :)
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 8,394
Posted By Marsby
Not a bother, yes totally plug and play. Only...

Not a bother, yes totally plug and play. Only caveat is that some games might not play if you have to reinstall the OS from scratch. Just make sure your drive letters are as they were before....
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 65
Views: 11,106
Posted By Marsby
That HDD temp is very hot. That is a temp that...

That HDD temp is very hot. That is a temp that you would normally see for your GPU, not HDD. The -95 you should be able to ignore. You may want to read the SMART data on the HDD to see if any flags...
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