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How to: Ask for Tech Support & Rules

Please understand that the people helping you are doing this in their spare time and you should make it as easy as possible on them. Before you even make a thread, you should have already tried a couple things on your own. Asking for help every time...

6th September 2011
by Shadaez Go to last post
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Booting computer results in black screen with cursor after System Restore. This thread has images

Hey guys. As the title says I'm having a huge problem. Whenever I start my computer all is fine until I get to the login screen which doesn't appear, instead all I see is my cursor on a black screen. I'll explain what happened and what I've tried...

Tom083 1 reading
35 Minutes Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
10 169
Request
 

No Post, No boot AMD/MSI

Just installed the hyper 212 and i'm getting no post msi nf7g55 amd phenom x4 965 be nvdia 560ti 1tb 5400 hdd

38 Minutes Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
2 66
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HDMI doesnt work anymore

Hello, I got pretty new HP pavilion 15 inches. Had problem with it, when my gf one morning dropped my guitar on it. My screen cracked. I send it to PCworld back and they fixed it. Before all this problem I was watching movies thru HDMI cable to my...

mailodude 2 reading
39 Minutes Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
1 35
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No post beep, but PC boots and works flawlessly

I built a pc a few days ago with an asrock b85 pro4 mobo, and I got this case speaker, and plugged it into the 4-pin connector labeled "SPEAKER1" on the mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812201032 However, despite my pc...

DeadCow 4 reading
42 Minutes Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
1 29
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Fried GPU?

Was playing ARMA 2 fine about 3 days ago but all of a sudden I started seeing square artifacts while playing and the sky would turn pink and yellow. It crashes to desktop after that but sometimes I get a BSOD. When it does crash to desktop, I get a...

cornbread 2 reading
2 Hours Ago
by cornbread Go to last post
3 78
Science
 

Symptons of Dying Graphics Card?

Red dots appearing randomly Unstable (freezing) Games crashing (tried different games) Problems disappeared when plugged into onboard graphics. Seems obvious but just wanna make sure with you guys. Card is GTS 250 from Palit I purchased on Newegg...

4 Hours Ago
by ricky23 Go to last post
8 217
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Having trouble finding USB 3.0 Drivers This thread has images

I've searched and google'd all over the internet but I can't seem to find the proper USB 3.0 drivers for my motherboard. It's an ASUS F2 A85-M PRO. If someone could point me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.

4 Hours Ago
by ricky23 Go to last post
10 102
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Google Chrome being slow This thread has images

I have a problem. Google Chrome has all of sudden decided to run really slow on my school laptop and I have no idea what could be causing this. I have already tried cleaning the browser history, cache, everything. For some strange reason, Mozilla Firefox...

8 Hours Ago
by Pie's Go to last post
4 173
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Soundblaster Z SB1502 and Windows 8.1

I have tried re-installing, then updating the drivers on this card, and I have disabled the onboard audio in the bios so windows does not confuse the two. It says it's connected and working fine, but when I run the Creative troubleshoot utility it says no...

21 Hours Ago
by andypopz Go to last post
0 43
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solved "A digitally signed driver is required" Windows 8.1 This thread has images

-fixed- Got a new version of VAC anyway

22 Hours Ago
by ricky23 Go to last post
3 87
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Debian VPS: How to downgrade from GLIBC_2.19 (dev) to GLIBC_2.17

OK so I downloaded GLIBC_2.19 just to find out I need 2.17 and I see no way of downgrading, any ideas?

1 Day Ago
by DrTaxi Go to last post
4 107
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Cannot join IRC servers

I've been dealing with a problem with irc clients recently. I haven't been able to connect to a single server. I've been using mIRC for the most part, and I've tried to connect to a gamesurge server, but I get the " Software caused connection abort"...

1 Day Ago
by DrTaxi Go to last post
8 133
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solved Accidentally unplugged my computer while it was running, won't start

I was switching around some cords on my surge protector when I accidentally unplugged my computer's power chord while it was still on. Now, my computer won't start at all. It won't power on in any way. No fans, no light, etc. Have I damaged my...

1 Day Ago
by Explosions Go to last post
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Computers
 

how to get windows installer (Win 7)

So, i just don't have MSI/windows installer. Got lost or deleted somehow, aka stories from the fun land of sharing a computer with family. Anyone know how to get it back without my win 7 disc (gone forever) ?

1 Day Ago
by umega5 Go to last post
4 97
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Can't Open Ports After Resetting Router

Alright, first off, I used to be able to do this without any problem. Around a month ago the power went out, and when it came back on, my router kept restarting every time I tried to connect to it. I could connect very briefly before it did this. I tried...

1 Day Ago
by MilkBagz Go to last post
0 57
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UDK showing lines on brushes during play mode This thread has images

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

1 Day Ago
by SilverKayin Go to last post
0 109
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Cannot send e-mail from my mail server to an outside domain "Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable" This thread has images

Hello, everyone. I'm still having headaches trying to look cool and have my own custom e-mail domain! Sending e-mail locally works fine, but when I tried to send an e-mail from my server to my hotmail, this happens. Again, I'm using postfix and...

1 Day Ago
by Naelstrom Go to last post
7 217
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Some games are black and unplayable

i've tried to play Rust, if i look down, my screen turns black and i only see is the gui another games is The Crew, the screen is black too, and i can only see is gui http://i.imgur.com/qnElWpv.jpg so is it time to get a new gpu, or i can fix it...

1 Day Ago
by ricky23 Go to last post
3 124
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Multiple graphics driver crashes then black screen?

So recently my GPU drivers crash systematically 3 or 4 times and then my sound loops and my screen goes black. The max GPU temps are around 80 degrees when this happens. I have tried upgrading drivers, downgrading but both to no avail. My GPU is a XFX GTX...

1 Day Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
1 55
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My Temp folder has stored 40gb worth of ~nothing~ over the past week This thread has images

Basically i'm using a laptop with only about 140gb of storage and over the past week or two, 40gb has mysteriously vanished, i used a program called SpaceSniffer to find out where it's being used and i find this I'm having to delete all 1000 folders of...

1 Day Ago
by papkee Go to last post
1 96
QUESTION
 

Micro-SIM stuck in phone This thread has images

Sorry if this is the wrong place for posting, it seemed the most relevant. I have an LG Optimus 2x, and a relative put a Micro-SIM in the SIM slot along the width. My phone uses the regular SIM. He pushed it all the way in, past the connectors. Now I...

2 Days Ago
by Naelstrom Go to last post
6 140
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computer is as slow as dicks

help yesterday when i got home from work and started up my computer, it was running really slow! webpages would take minutes to load if at all, IM windows on steam would took like ten seconds to show up on my desktop after i saw them appear in the...

2 Days Ago
by Spanky Go to last post
13 301
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Physic Memory have a problem! This thread has images

Sorry for my bad English . I have a problem with my PC , so i decided to re-install Windows 7 again & after install and updated drivers , when i open , no programs is running , my physic memory like 27% & 50% , browser and play Rust with fastest graphics...

2 Days Ago
by tienthanh2929 Go to last post
12 240
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Hijacking virus of some sorts - iexplore.exe replicating, now explorer.exe This thread has images

Okay, so, today, I launched IE (Which I never do), and it froze on launch, on the MSN homepage. It then restarted my PC. On the boot back up, I started having multiple iexplore.exe (Not iexplorer.exe) opening up and replicating, impossible to end the...

2 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
13 268
QUESTION
 

solved Blu-ray play back software reccomendation?- open source preferrably

I am having trouble finding reliable playback software for blu-ray players. The only software available is not cheap and the software I trialed (Arcsoft)and works but it's kind of crummy.I have tried VLC media player but it will not play Blu-ray discs...

3 Days Ago
by andypopz Go to last post
2 98
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solved Seemingly Random Freezing on Windows 7

This issue is so terrible that it caused Notepad++ to delete the entire contents of the .txt file that was supposed to be this thread. I'm sorry for the lack of info but I honestly have to be quick about this. I'm getting random freezes, Windows stops...

3 Days Ago
by Tinter Go to last post
1 55
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Pink tint on white stuff on monitor.

Just went back to using my older LG Monitor because my new one has this weird pink hue/tint on it. Tried a VGA Cable, DVI and HDMI but it still gives this ridiculous pink tint. I think the back light is dying. Anyone know any possible solutions? I can...

3 Days Ago
by King7 Go to last post
2 95
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

Yesterday it did this error while I was watching a YouTube video and then again about 10 minutes ago while I was playing Deus Ex: HRDC. Can anyone help me out with this? I've Googled it and it doesn't seem like one specific thing but I really don't...

3 Days Ago
by huntingrifle Go to last post
3 127
YouTUBE
 

BSOD After a bit of YouTube watching

So recently, when i watch YouTube for a while, i get a BSOD and it auto restarts. That's about it. It didn't really seem to damage anything, its just really fucking annoying!

AGS
3 Days Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
10 307
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4.4Gb file too large to transfer?

Is there any reason why I can't copy a 4.4Gb video to my external HDD? Even though I have 93.4Gb left on the external HDD I get an error message saying "File too large: The file 'file name' is too large for the destination file system"

4 Days Ago
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
18 2,498
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If I install GPU drivers, my system stops working

CPU: i5 2500k RAM: 8Gb DDR3 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 GPU: Nvidia GTX 570 PSU: OCZ StealthXStream 600W I've had this build for nearly 3 years now. In the past few days, the system has deterioated significantly. At first, sometime when...

4 Days Ago
by X-Neon Go to last post
0 97
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Motherboard logo shows twice on boot - Windows 8 (Possibly slowing down boot time?) This thread has images

As title says, been having this problem for a while and not really cared but it's getting on my nerves since it seems to extend boot time. Running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit i5 2500k ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Bios version 3603 16GB DDR3 RAM Corsair Vengeance 2x...

4 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
24 410
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Windows 8 - Ethernet access "Limited"

could have sworn I made a post about this On Windows 8 in Network, it says my Ethernet is Limited and connects to my Wi-Fi instead. How can I fix this? I want to primarily use Ethernet.

4 Days Ago
by Cronos Dage Go to last post
15 181
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permission denied running files, even though I'm root (Debian wheezy)

OK so I am trying to run steamcmd.sh and srcds_run, but it says permission denied, even though I am root user!

4 Days Ago
by nexus19 Go to last post
0 120
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solved Oh dear, graphics card may be screwed.

Hello, I recently experienced a bunch of crashes while using my computer. Instant blackscreen & reboot. I opened up the case, dusted it, etc etc I noticed a fan was out of place, the graphics card fan. We pushed it back into place, plugged it in,...

4 Days Ago
by Blackfire76 Go to last post
4 136
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solved Audio Troubles on a new Windows 8.1 laptop

Hey facepunch, my cousin recently bought a laptop for college. We took it home and played with a bit, but later that night after windows did it updates, the sound turned to straight shit. Thing is it seems random at times and not really consistent....

5 Days Ago
by Minimal Go to last post
0 84
QUESTION
 

solved Grand Theft Auto IV keeps lagging and being slow while I've got a decent computer?

Yeah, as said in the title, I keep lagging while I play GTA IV, but I got a pretty decent computer. (I can run perfectly at max settings games like Portal 2, Just Cause 2, Dead Island, Driver San Francisco, etc..). I've done a test at You Can Run It...

5 Days Ago
by KillerKo4565 Go to last post
6 268
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Audio buzzing in specific circumstances, not headphone related This thread has images

I recently got a new processor, motherboard and RAM, and since installing them I have been getting this annoying buzzing audio when playing games, watching videos on youtube, watching movies etc.. It seems to be more intense in games, I've only played...

5 Days Ago
by Chryseus Go to last post
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Stupid
 

Resulation Hates me

Allright, I had to unplug my VGA and plug it back in, restart my PC because it wasnt plugged in correctly and wouldn't show shit. After, it went to around 600x800ish resulation. It was originally at 1900x1200 (I think, or around that) When I go to set it...

5 Days Ago
by Chryseus Go to last post
1 93
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Possibly faulty PSU? Sometimes whining under load/banding flickering on screen.

Hey guys, Just wondering if I could get some advice. Build went fine with no problems at all, and I managed to get windows installed along with all my drivers etc. I booted up some nvidia tech demos to check out my new GTX 770, and there was a fairly...

5 Days Ago
by Chryseus Go to last post
1 78