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Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By Xplaced
Great, that's exactly what I want. I figure since...

Great, that's exactly what I want. I figure since I already have an 8800GT that a 9500GS or something like that would be fine since the drivers are "unified architecture" or whatever.

I guess I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By Xplaced
Quick question about 3 monitors

I'm thinking of having 3 monitors. Right now I have two, and my setup is so that the desktop scales across both so I can just drag a window from one screen to another.

If I put in a second video...
Forum: Chillout Room 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 117
Views: 14,761
Posted By Xplaced
If I remember correctly, it was a Tandy 1000TX....

If I remember correctly, it was a Tandy 1000TX. OLD-COMPUTERS.COM : The Museum (http://*******/85JKHh)

I played an old game called Gunship on that thing. I'm not certain that the 1000TX is the...
Forum: Gaming 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 27,272
Posted By Xplaced
Has anyone disabled the "sleep" mode on their USB...

Has anyone disabled the "sleep" mode on their USB ports to see if it helps? I don't know if it would or not, but it is worth a try I guess. I've heard of this before with devices. It could just be a...
Forum: Gaming 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 9,174
Posted By Xplaced
When you install a program, you can choose...

When you install a program, you can choose "Custom" and then choose the file path. You'll need to know the drive letter of the external drive, then you can do whatever you want.

For example, if...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 37
Views: 44,787
Posted By Xplaced
It could be dumb luck, but since installing the...

It could be dumb luck, but since installing the updated Windows 7 drivers from Razerzone for my mice, I have not had that right-click error on either PC since. That's been since I last posted here,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 37
Views: 44,787
Posted By Xplaced
I am having the same problem. It does it more on...

I am having the same problem. It does it more on my work PC than my home PC. I use Razer mice on both computers and Windows auto-updated the mouse driver to the Razer one for both (though their...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Ha! You know what sucks? The BIOS update won't...

Ha! You know what sucks? The BIOS update won't run because Windows 7 isn't recognized by the BIOS Updater. I set compatibility to Vista and tried it again anyway (which was probably dangerous :p) but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Nuts! Reloading my OS didn't fix it. Windows 7...

Nuts! Reloading my OS didn't fix it. Windows 7 wouldn't install with the 4gb in there, it only works if 3gb is there. So I went ahead and reinstall the OS anyway to clean up some stuff while I was at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
cheetah1, If it's the same problem my friend had,...

cheetah1, If it's the same problem my friend had, it's a BIOS setting that has to be enabled. Something about remapping memory. Can you tell me the motherboard you have? He has some type of Asus...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
@cheetah1: I read something about this somewhere,...

@cheetah1: I read something about this somewhere, my friend had the same problem and we fixed it. I'll try to look that up again and see if it relates to you and post back here.

@skunksmash: I am...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Thanks for the input so far. I could be wrong and...

Thanks for the input so far. I could be wrong and I don't have any data to back this up, but I just don't think the new memory is bad.

Like I said, I can use any stick in any slot as long as I am...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Ha! Hmm. That is a thought. However! I was using...

Ha! Hmm. That is a thought. However! I was using 4 sticks previously to this, so it shouldn't be bad unless it just now coincidentally went bad. But I should be able to pop my 4 old sticks back in to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Just an update. The Memtest program finished. 0...

Just an update. The Memtest program finished. 0 errors, so the memory is ok.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Thanks for the replies. I found Memtest86 v 2.11...

Thanks for the replies. I found Memtest86 v 2.11 and am running that. So far it is 75% complete with no errors found and has been running for 1hr 20min.

@Antman - I'll try disabling some on board...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
OK, I'll humor you guys. Maybe you'll be the 1%...

OK, I'll humor you guys. Maybe you'll be the 1% that's right. :)

Link a good memtester, as I don't have one on here. What do you recommend?

Also, just to let you know, I have swapped out all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
99% sure the RAM is fine. They are identical...

99% sure the RAM is fine. They are identical sticks as well. All 4 are Crucial memory, same speeds and all that good stuff that they are supposed to be. Same speeds that were in my PC before.

As I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Xplaced
Can't boot all the way with 4 gb.

I need some help, good SevenForums users. :)

I have a Dell E521 here at work that has had 2gb of RAM. I have Windows 7 64bit installed and just upgraded this morning to 4gb. The computer won't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,669
Posted By Xplaced
I found this link that has helpful information....

I found this link that has helpful information. Looks like they are forcing the pre-installed old OS first. :\

@ccatlett1984 (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=7498) - it looks like they are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,669
Posted By Xplaced
Thanks. I knew there was the upgrade that...

Thanks. I knew there was the upgrade that typically makes the "windows.old" folder. Which of course, requires that you have an OS installed already.

I sure hope they can just let you enter an XP...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,669
Posted By Xplaced
Upgrade allows clean install?

Hey! If I missed this, sorry ahead of time.

Can you fresh install with an Upgrade version of Windows 7? I want to save some money by buying the Upgrade. However, if I have to install my old OS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5,650
Posted By Xplaced
Deskjet D2660

Has anyone tried out an HP Deskjet D2660 printer on Windows 7 yet? I've tried out a Lexmark Z600 and it won't work so far no matter what I try. I'm going to try out the HP today and see if it works,...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Aug 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By Xplaced
Unzipping or copying a file to Program Files in...

Unzipping or copying a file to Program Files in Vista/Win7 I can see would cause a problem, but that's because those OS have it protected like you said. If you copy or extract a program, let's say a...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Aug 2009
Replies: 40
Views: 6,132
Posted By Xplaced
I like Chrome the best, but I use Firefox. ...

I like Chrome the best, but I use Firefox.

The reason is addons. It's like the iPhone. People use it for the apps! Who cares almost that it's a phone? (I actually have an iPod touch now, not an...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Aug 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By Xplaced
Installers. Why?

This thread is just a pondering, not a real technical question. That's why I've put it here. Sorry if it's in the wrong place! New poster here. :D

Why use installers? A recent experience has made...
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