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Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 51,492
Posted By baccusboy
Personally, if you've been through this much with...

Personally, if you've been through this much with it, I would suggest a clean reinstall after backing-up your important files.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 51,492
Posted By baccusboy
Hi, Thought I'd update... turned out...

Hi,

Thought I'd update...

turned out that my hard drive was going bad. The Western Digital scanning program didn't catch the problem, but it was indeed the HDD. I swapped it out for a new...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Hey! I think the new HDD fixed it! So much for...

Hey! I think the new HDD fixed it! So much for Western Digital's drive checking programs!

I bought another stick of Ram just to try by itself before replacing the HDD, and the system still had...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Ok, now I'm going nuts. Changed-out the...

Ok, now I'm going nuts.

Changed-out the mainboard and heatsink. STILL have the problem!

Going to change the HDD next, even though it tested fine using the Western Digital test program. Might...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,734
Posted By baccusboy
Vista, now that it's more mature, runs extremely...

Vista, now that it's more mature, runs extremely well on our machines. The only problem we tend to have are with power and auto-sleep modes.

I would have no problem buying a machine with Vista...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Bad news. New graphics card doesn't help. I'm...

Bad news. New graphics card doesn't help. I'm beginning to think mainboard now.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Ok, took the power supply back and got a...

Ok, took the power supply back and got a different one.

Same problems.

Not the power supply.

Also picked up a new graphics card. Will try that next.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
A few things.... I'm noticing a lot of disk...

A few things....

I'm noticing a lot of disk controller errors. Does that sound like something that could be caused by a bad power supply? Not sure, honestly. It's not just one one drive... it's...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Just an update, for those of you still with me. ...

Just an update, for those of you still with me.

I tried addressing the individual problems in the Event Viewer.

The "Custom dynamic link libraries are being loaded for every application"...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Ok, I found that I have had several errors in the...

Ok, I found that I have had several errors in the event monitor. Some of them are related to me shutting down. Others of interest just from today:
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
I tried the individual 2gb sticks of Ram again,...

I tried the individual 2gb sticks of Ram again, and still get the freezing with either one. As for the graphics card, the reason I have the one that I do is because I want to watch blu-ray movies...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
No hardware has been swapped yet. As I said, all...

No hardware has been swapped yet. As I said, all was just great until things started becoming problematic. I thought it might be a cooling issue with the CPU, but temps were always OK. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,121
Posted By baccusboy
Can I downgrade from Win7 to Vista or XP?

I've been having lots of problems for the last few months with Win 7 64-bit. All hardware is compatible. Worked fine for a few months, then started having freezing issues. I've troubleshot every...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 May 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 51,492
Posted By baccusboy
Well, unfortunately, I have learned that there is...

Well, unfortunately, I have learned that there is more to it than the USB dongle. I still don't have Win7 working right. Did temp tests on CPU and GPU today, and they're fine. Still getting random...
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,486
Posted By baccusboy
I respect your opinion on the issue. I am...

I respect your opinion on the issue. I am running 4gb (2x2) of G-skill with 7-7-7-21 timings, but unfortunately, I am not alone in my feelings about copying files (in my case, more than one file at...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 May 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 51,492
Posted By baccusboy
I just about pulled out the remaining portions of...

I just about pulled out the remaining portions of my hair trying to figure out why Windows 7 64-bit Pro kept freezing on me randomly every 5 mins to 45 mins. It had worked fine for months, then...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,486
Posted By baccusboy
The main disgusting thing I've found with 64-bit...

The main disgusting thing I've found with 64-bit has been copying files. Of course, that may be a Win7 thing, and not a 64-bit thing. It's far slower than what I've encountered with earlier Windows...
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