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Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Faladu
Sounds like F9 is being used by something else,...

Sounds like F9 is being used by something else, too.

I'd bring up Task Manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC) and see if anything else spikes the CPU on the processes tab when you hit F9.

I think F9 is a...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By Faladu
I bought DF Pro pretty much immediately, and got...

I bought DF Pro pretty much immediately, and got a great deal on the same companies' other offerings when I did, it was way too long ago now, I don't recall the free one at all.

Pro license was...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 1,395
Views: 193,368
Posted By Faladu
$19.95 for an 11 year old game!?! [Counter...

$19.95 for an 11 year old game!?! [Counter Strike: Source] You did say SICK....

I'm still playing Marvel Heroes 2015 mostly, and have no gaming budget either for now.
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By Faladu
I'd shoot an email off to Valve Support if there...

I'd shoot an email off to Valve Support if there is no obvious setting related to location that may have been changed, to be found. [in Steam or Windows]
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By Faladu
Normally FS means full screen on that monitor, if...

Normally FS means full screen on that monitor, if you try to leave it, Windows minimizes said FS and sometimes the app/game will not come back up.

The game or settings within the video driver...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By Faladu
5 year old laptop CPU with on-board video, that...

5 year old laptop CPU with on-board video, that wasn't good when it was new.

Need a much better rig for the desired tasks.

If you need specific recommendations on a new rig, let us know.... and...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By Faladu
I'd try uninstalling DirectX and reinstalling...

I'd try uninstalling DirectX and reinstalling 9.0c, the most used version of it, ever.

Info provided shows 256 megs of video memory and it's shared, that's a major red flag on any kind of...
Forum: Gaming 22 Mar 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 8,388
Posted By Faladu
His specs are listed under ^My System Specs^ ...

His specs are listed under ^My System Specs^ (drop down in the message box lower left corner):

He's got:
AMD FX-6300 CPU and AMD 7770 1 gig video card.

One site I went to was saying the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Mar 2015
Replies: 349
Views: 246,880
Posted By Faladu
AGP came out in 1996, in 2004 PCI Express...

AGP came out in 1996, in 2004 PCI Express replaced it.

So roughly 11 years late?

In these cases I'd leave the stable OS on the system in question .

They might make a nice Linux box.
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,612
Posted By Faladu
Other reasons USB is on some devices is for...

Other reasons USB is on some devices is for updating the device or playing video files, via USB pen drives and external hard drives for example.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Faladu
You have multiple shortcuts of the same thing, it...

You have multiple shortcuts of the same thing, it adds the (1) on the first one and so forth.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By Faladu
Laptop is circa 2011, that's a lot of time gone...

Laptop is circa 2011, that's a lot of time gone now for a laptop, was routine maintenance/checks performed on it?
[cleaning cookies and internet files, could be clogged with a million files if never...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,314
Posted By Faladu
You said the HDMI was plugged into the...

You said the HDMI was plugged into the motherboard in one of your posts, OP, you care to revise that to plugged into the video card?

Details details.... :)

Swapped out the HDMI cable for...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By Faladu
Limitation on new card factor probably Power...

Limitation on new card factor probably Power Supply which isn't listed.

DDR2 RAM (DDR3 is the standard now), 6 gigs of it, says dual channel, but I don't recall 3gig sticks, so if it's using 3 2...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By Faladu
Why do I suspect OP is taking one from his...

Why do I suspect OP is taking one from his on-board VGA and one from his video card?

You need 2 ports from the video card to pull this off with female VGA on the other end of the 2 cables to match...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By Faladu
In that need to preserve mode I would be in, I...

In that need to preserve mode I would be in, I would get another HD on that system ASAP and do a fresh install on that one without your current one attached at all, until the fresh 7 install is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 9,238
Posted By Faladu
If you have already ruled out...

If you have already ruled out viruses/rootkits/etc:

I'd be looking for some unusual activity in Task Manager (CONTROL+SHIFT+ESC)

Processes Tab and Resources Tab + it's Resource Monitor in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,969
Posted By Faladu
In add remove programs screen [Control Panel -->...

In add remove programs screen [Control Panel --> Programs --> Programs and Features]

Upper Left, click View Install updates (pause a bit, it will check for them)

The new Windows updates aren't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By Faladu
Well some speed up tools that advise you on...

Well some speed up tools that advise you on services that you don't need and make it easy to backup the current settings, and disable/enable them + restore, I don't mind. :)

The really awful...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,296
Posted By Faladu
I would check the BIOS settings, see if it's set...

I would check the BIOS settings, see if it's set to use on-board video.

If the CMOS battery croaked/hiccuped while 'OFF' duty you'd be reset to defaults, thus on-board video and doesn't know you...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,314
Posted By Faladu
Have to ask it, you have it set in BIOS before...

Have to ask it, you have it set in BIOS before the 770 is installed, to NOT use on-board video?
[You mentioned being on with your on-board Intel video...]
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By Faladu
Power Supplies wear out, yeah that is my suspect,...

Power Supplies wear out, yeah that is my suspect, 5-6 years is past the expected life of most PSUs.

I am paranoid myself, I installed current one in August 2010.

Other suspects get uglier like...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By Faladu
A GFX TEAM member is running with a 8500GT? ...

A GFX TEAM member is running with a 8500GT? [puzzled look granted]

If it doesn't reoccur after several reboots and left running a day or two, then I agree you are probably good for now.

I also...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,194
Posted By Faladu
I need more info, Planetside 2 and PoE I think...

I need more info, Planetside 2 and PoE I think fall into the massive online games problem children category and OP might NOT need to upgrade their video card at all.

Has OP looked up tweaking...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Faladu
How are JPGs/photos looking outside of a browser?...

How are JPGs/photos looking outside of a browser? [Like in Irfanview or other image viewer]

Other major sites look fine like say CNN?

If only happening when you are hit with a lot of images...
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