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Best PC configuration for gaming within Rs.30000/-

Q: Best PC configuration for gaming within Rs.30000/-

I own a PC with the following specs presently:
Motherboard - Intel D945GCR, Processors - Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz, 3000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s),Graphics Card - Nvidia Geforce GT430, RAM - 2GB DDR2, SMPS - Intex 400W
I am planning to upgrade my PC after six long years to be able to play games like Max Payne3, Far Cry3, Crysis3 etc. in high graphics settings without any hitch.I am not looking to upgrade again after this for another 3-4 years. What will be the best configuration for me within a budget of around Rs.30000?

A: Best PC configuration for gaming within Rs.30000/-

You will probably have to start from scratch for the most part. You can probably reuse things like: keyboard,mouse,HDD ,monitor and your optical drive. However, to get to the performance you want. You will need a new MOBO,CPU,GPU and PSU. If you could tell me where you would possibly be buying these parts. I could try and help configure the build for you. Since, I am not familiar with your currency. I have no idea where to look for parts for you.

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Hey I want to assemble a cpu under 30000 with 3rd gen i5 and 2gb graphic card. I will be purchasing from delhi so tell me the best configuration I can have in this budget........

A:Another best PC configuration for gaming within Rs.30000/-

Where will you be purchasing the parts from? Flipkart? Also, it my be hard to build a PC in that price range when you are buying in Rupees. The costs will be inflated due to imports and such.

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Hi all,

I'm looking to build a PC for a friend of mine. He will use it primarily for gaming, but he is on a budget.. would like to play all modern games, but want to keep it under $1000. Last time I built a computer was about five years ago, so I'm definitely out of the loop when it comes to latest hardware... would such thing even be possible?

Any suggestions on configuration? Many thanks!!!

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I had a question about what the best network set and configuration was for my home we do a lot if gaming and I want to make sure we are taking advantage of our 150Mbps speeds I have two routers my main is an Asus Tm Ac1900(in main office) and the second I would like to use as a repeater or additional access point is a Tp link router (front room) what would be the best recommend set up and configuration for these routers

A:Best network set up and configuration for gaming

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I made my first configuration on click here want to know is this configuration good for gaming click here not what would you change.
Thank you

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Guys,I asked this question just out of curisioty.I want to know that what would be the world most powerful gaming pc.Budget is unlimited cause we no one getting to buy it .But the config would be in 2 types ​1.Normal which is not OC'ED.The speed,memory speed provided by vendor. ​2.This is OC'ED version of pc.any thing can be oc even if mouse,monitor,keyboard,speaker(I know it can't be done) :kaola: :kaola: :kaola: ​Conditions: ​1.should have everything which a gaming pc have even headphone,casing,speaker,keyboard,mouse,pad etc ​2.No SLI /CROSSFIRE.Just only 1 gpu phiscally . ​3.We want performance not brand names. ​We all gaming people want to know that. :bounce: :bounce: ​Thanks​

A:What is the world's most powerful gaming PC configuration?

I7 3960X @ stock
16GB of RAM (32 will be overkill)
A GTX Titan or GTX 690 (690 is 2 680s on 1 board)

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Hi everyone
I'm Indrashis,I live in Kolkata(India) and I want to build a midrange gaming rig for around 26000-30000 rupees.
I have keyboards and mouse and a 16inch LCD monitor so i wont be buying those things and i will be playing Crysis,COD 6,Metro 2033 etc games.
(Also I want to have DDR3 RAM in my rig)
Please suggest accordingly.

A:System configuration for mid-budget gaming pc

Hi Indrashis95. Welcome to Techspot.

With a budget of around 30K INR you'll have to make do with an AMD dual or triple core system.

Look into the Phenom II X2 555 BE or if you can find the Phenom II X3 720. Any board with an AMD 770 / 870 chipset should do fine. You might be able to squeeze in the Phenom II X4 925 if you find a cheap enough motherboard.

As you'll be gaming on a 16" monitor I assume that your resolution will not exceed 1280x1024. A Radeon HD 5770 will be more than enough. In fact you could even consider the cheaper HD 4770 / 4850 for your system.

A 2x2GB DDR3 kit will do good. A good quality 450W PSU (with sufficient amps on the 12V rails) should run the system.

Just hunt around for the best possible prices. The vendors here are usually out to fleece you.

Incidentally, I'm also from Kolkata.

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OK, I'll give a brief overview of what I'm working with and then describe my problem. I have a relatively new notebook (bought it about 2 months ago, I wouldn't think the exact specs are necessary but if they are let me know), a DSL connection and I have a Linksys Wireless-G router.

I've attempted to play two games online with a friend (Age of Empires 3 and Diablo 2), both of which resulted in nothing by headaches. In both games we attempted to directly connect to each other via IP. He also has a notebook and is using a wireless router. We've tried it both ways; me trying to connect to him and vice versa, same problem both times.

Now, I don't know a whole lot of anything about networking and routers and the such, but I'll put in what I do know. When I try hosting a Direct IP game, both games listed an IP at the top of the screen, but it wasn't my IP, it was what I think is called the local IP? It's; now I know that's the address to the router and if I type that in my browser address bar I can access the router's configuration and all that good stuff. I also noticed that if i go to that address one of the options under the router configuration is "Applications and Gaming". When I go there it lists a bunch of stuff about opening ports and triggering ports and some other stuff that I've never heard of.

I've talked to a few people and they tell me that I would need to open certain ports and... Read more

A:Online Gaming/Router Configuration Problems

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Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Android OS is Cyanogen.
I have a backup schedule every month.
System is backed up by AOMEI Backupper.

Stable release of NVT ERP free!


A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 7

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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Feel free to recommend free security softwares in the comments section!

A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 4

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Android OS is Cyanogen.
I have a backup schedule every month.
System is backed up by AOMEI Backupper.

Stable release of NVT ERP free!


A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 5

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Android OS is Cyanogen.
I have a backup schedule every month.
System is backed up by AOMEI Backupper.

Stable release of NVT ERP free!


A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 6

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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As I've test the incompatibilities, patches, and scripts on my virtual machine, I have made tweaks to this configuration both concerning system and settings. The tweaks I've made to this system are critical and will cause system instability if not configure automatically. In addition to that, I've made custom scripts made with AutoHotkey to optimize the compatibility of some of my security software. These scripts are unique to each software and are converted to an executable. If you wish to copy my configuration, PM me or do extensive research as the scripts and settings that I made for my configuration are critical to compatibility and optimization.


My goal is to achieve a high level of security without compromising usability and comfort.


Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Androi... Read more

A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 10

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Android OS is Cyanogen.
I have a backup schedule every month.
System is backed up by AOMEI Backupper.

Stable release of NVT ERP free!


A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 8

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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My goal is to achieve a high level of security without compromising usability and comfort.


Droid4x (For android emulation)
VirtualBox (For Windows emulation, Ubuntu emulation, Kali Linux emulation)
AOMEI Backupper (For backups)
AOMEI Partition Assistant (For managing partitions)
EagleGet (For managing downloads)
AutoHotkey (For automation)
Pulover's Macro Creator (For automation)
Cheat Engine (For modding)
Classic Shell (For shell customization)
ShareX (For sharing basically everything)
Patch My PC (For updating)
Iobit Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
Revo Uninstaller Portable (For uninstalling)
...and more

I virtualize everything except for updating and gaming.
I might have forget my other stuff since I test software too much and busy with school.
Android OS is Cyanogen.
I have a backup schedule every month.
System is backed up by AOMEI Backupper.

Stable release of NVT ERP free!




A:XavierGaming's Free Gaming Optimized Configuration - UPDATE 9

Forgot to mention that this configuration uses very little system resources

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I need to set up three user accounts on two computers the accounts on each computer is going to be monitored.
Each user will be assigned access for certain folder or files and certain applications, like internet explorer.
And all usb ports and dvd drive will be blocked. Only the admin will be allow to have full access.

So i need to do something that allow ( managers) to monitor employees activity on the system during working hours.

On one pc is windows xp pro on the other os windows 7 home premium.

Any idea how i can acomplish this task?

I.was thinking of group policy on both computers but on home premium there is not group policy.

Also the users will be using almost all the same programs and files just the with different information.

Thank you in advance.

A:group policy configuration and computer configuration question

Read this
But for Windows 7 Home Premium you will not have the
Local Security Policy so you may need to upgrade to Windows 7 Pro for that.

This is easier to control with a server like Windows Server 2003 or 2008.

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I have an old P3 system that I let my son use for internet browsing, email, etc. It has been rock solid for 6+ years until lately and I think the issue of not booting properly is that the master CD-ROM gave up the ghost. And so I took that out hoping that is all it will take.

Here is my question (and I feel so much like a noob; I did try to google but I got nothing): Where do I place the tab to take it from slave to single configuration? As slave the tab was placed on the far left in the verticle position. Am I correct in that to make it singular I need to place it horizontally on the bottom two prongs center-right?

I hope I am making myself clear. This is an old system and it has been years since setting it up and I don't have my manuals anywhere. I couldn't even access Buslink's website.

Thanks for your help.

A:CD-RW Configuration - from slave to single configuration?

The jumper will fit on the pins, based on what is imprinted or embossed on the drive. It is usually very difficult to see... but if you use a flashlight or other device you can place at different angles, you can see how the jumper choices are stamped into the metal. Most often the center two are Slave, the right is Master, and the left is Cable Select.
I suggest you jumper it as master.
If it is a known brand, you can find a drawing on the website of the optical drive manufacturer.

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Hi Guys,
This is my very first post on Windows Vista Forums and I am eager to get into this thread!

First off....Windows Vista the very best you can buy for gaming.
This features the 64bit OS version which can process 14GB of RAM at top speeds you can find in a new OS. I would definitely recommend this OS for gaming and none other.

Now on to the main part of my thread: Compatibility Gaming! This is the most discussed issue for gamers across the US. The problem is how do you get games to work (specifically older games) on Windows Vista Ultimate? Well, there are 3 solutions. 1: You could wait until the company of the game makes a OS patch for the game although that could take a while. 2: You could go into the game files and put the game into compatibility mode for your OS. And 3: You could revert back to an older OS that works for your game. Which one would you choose? I would choose #2.

They are always going to make games work on a newer OS. Lets take the game Lord of The Rings Battle for Middle Earth 1&2. Electronic Arts (EA) has already made a patch for those two that will have 85% more chance of running on Vista! If doesn't work then it's the type of computer hardware you are using. The hardware would 100% guarantee be outdated! In that case just get more recent hardware!? It's not that difficult! With a bit of research, common sense, and problem solving skills you can get gaming compatibility issues out of your hair!

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A:Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Gaming and Compatibility Gaming

Very Smart Post!

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I dont know why. I recently bought a new computer and it has been doing this since i first got it. I dont know why but hopefully you can help me.

My Computer Stats:
-Intel? Core? i7-3770K
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB
-Corsair Vengeance 8GB
-2TB Hard Drive
-Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 80 Plus 1,000 Watts
-Microsoft? Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Edition

Link to My SF tool file should be as a attachment

This the message that Windows gave me to check for solution after i restarted the BSOD

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800BC59028
BCP3: 00000000FE200000
BCP4: 0000000000021136
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:

When the BSOD occurred i copyed the code:
Stop: 0x00000124(0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFFA800DC59028, 0x00000000FE200000, 0x0000000000021136

Hopefully you guys could help me out this is the first time i have dealt with something like this.... Read more

A:BSOD Occurring Randomly while gaming and when i am not gaming???

Hi Welcome to SF

Unfortunately the dumps you uploaded are all 0x124 errors which are hardware related
BSOD Index
My initial thought is as this is new machine i would return it to place of purchase as something is obviously not right, if you wish to look into this then...
Have a read of this thread it will give you some things to try
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
Analysing your dumps (they are all the same) they state an error with level 2 cache on your cpu

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc43138
Section @ fffffa800bc432c0
Offset : 664
Length : 264
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Fatal
Error : DCACHEL2_PREFETCH_ERR (Proc 1 Bank 6)
Status : 0xfe20000000021166
Address : 0x00000000a3edddc0
Misc. : 0x0000003206000086

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc59138
Section @ fffffa800bc592c0
Offset : 664
Length : 264
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Fatal
Error : DCACHEL2_DRD_ERR (Proc 4 Bank 6)
Status : 0xfe20000000021136
Address : 0x000000003d1bddc0
Misc. : 0x0000007007000086

Section 2 : x86/x64 MCA
Descriptor @ fffffa800bc22138
Section ... Read more

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Greetings All,

I posted this over at both the MSI and TomsHardware forums as I think it's a hardware issue but I want to make sure it's not a Windows 7 issue so I'm going to post it here in case anyone has some thoughts or ran into a similar issue in the past.


I've run into an issue on a new build that I can't nail down and need your advice on my next steps so I'll try to give you all the information I have and what I tried. This is a NEW build that was built about 3 weeks ago. Everything ran fine until today when it all went wrong after a game lockup.

Everything worked fine today when I booted up so I decided to play Witcher 3 which I've been playing with no issues (with the exception of a freeze for a second or two in big cities when the CPU hit's 100%) but those are few. Anyway at the main menu screen (not playing yet) today it locked up for the first time. Had to use reset button as CNT-ALT-DLT didn't work and on reboot the problem appeared.

No matter what I do I can't get GTX 960 out of 800X600 resolution safe mode or resolve it's conflict.

Description of how it Boots Events:

1. Starting the PC (powering on) this is what happens between devices.
2. The GPU lights up and monitor is Blue (active)
3. Four seconds later GPU lights OFF, VGA on motherboard turns RED and Monitor goes AMBER (no signal)
4. Six seconds later GPU lights ON, RED VGA light goes OFF and Monitor goes Blue (active)

At this point it loads the bios screen at 80... Read more

A:MSI Z170a Gaming 3 or GTX 960 GAMING 100ME Issue?

7-31-2016 Update

Well no one replied yet to my post but I did some more testing and the result is as follows.

I did some more troubleshooting and cleared the CMOS, swapped monitors, tried another HDMI cable and reinstalled the 960 into the new build for testing but it still did not solve the issue. Still locked at 800X600 with error code 43 (Windows disable the device because of problems) in device manager and I'm concerned about how the card itself boots and lights the RED VGA led on the MSI board. I retested it in that PC that has the 600watt PSU and an Asrock board and while it did work at a higher resolution the card behaves suspiciously during powerup as.

1. Power on All Fans and MSI logo light up.... Monitor is Blue (active)
2. 5 seconds later MSI logo goes off... fans still spinning.....Monitor is Amber (No Signal)
3. 15 seconds later MSI logo comes on......Monitor goes Blue (active)
4. Once Windows loads fans stop spinning. (Normal)

**Note** This is similar to the way it boots in the problem system (no RED led on Asrock board)

So 20 seconds total to initiate a stable signal to me is problematic and this is on the test PC not the one I built BUT I still can't rule out a problem with this MSI motherboard as that RED VGA led still comes on for a few seconds when the GTS 450 is in there (even though it works fine) and I can't find an answer to if that's normal. Sent a "support" request to MSI and their reply was "Try the card in another sy... Read more

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Hi guys,

This is my first post in this forum since I have not received any help from elswhere.
You guys are my only hope.

Okay, so I recently bought two G1 Gaming GTX970 graphics cards.
The first driver install went bad by windows using its own drivers, so I got the Display Driver Uninstaller from 3dguru, scrubbed the drivers in safe mode. After restart windows still used its own drivers at first but everything worked and I updated with the latest nVidia drivers.

Now to the issue...
After gaming for some time graphically demanding games (AC:Unity, FarCry4) the PC would freeze and I would have a BSOD on my hands. Interestingly enough this has happened with nVidia supported games, but I've managed to play Alien: Isolation for an extended period of time which is AMD supported. Have not had any problems with Borderlands Pre Sequel (nVidia supported) either but it's also not as heavy on the GPU. When the BSOD has happened it has happened approx within an hour of gaming, sometimes within minutes. The BSOD does not happen when I'm watching movies or browsing the net or working on the PC, just when gaming heavy does it occur, I run the system SLI enabled. I'm going to include two crash dumps below.

By the looks of it, it seems to be a driver issue, so what are my options here?
I've reinstalled the drives but still the problem has persisted.
Any help or insight into the BSOD errors I'm getting would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

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A:BSOD with Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX970 in SLI while gaming

I've been having a very similar issue, I've only got the one Gigabyte 970 G1, and I've only really tested 2 games (AC Unity and Civ Beyond Earth) and while playing both after usually a few hours they'll freeze then I'll get a bsod. They're always Bug Check Code: 0x00000124 and all have the Crash Address: ntoskrnl.exe+4ae61c.

I've run windows memory diagnostic with no results, I've reseated my card, performed multiple clean driver installs, checked temperatures with no problems. I can't figure out what's causing it and this is the only similar problem I can find online. I really wish I could help but it seems we're in much the same boat

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My gaming PC has on a number of occasions shut down during gaming (assassin's creed III, batman arkham origins, mass effect 3, emulating ps2 games, etc.) so i decided to monitor it one time with CPUID while running batman arkham origins windowed with high settings.

While playing, my processor temp was usually in the range of 54 Celsius, but got as high as 58 on some occasions, and my vid card was in the range of mid 70s Celsius and got as high as 81 on one occasion. I checked the forums and googled and from what I've read, it seemed like these temps are supposedly in the normal range. But after a few hours in that constant temperature, my PC hung and then I had to shut it down manually. On the other occasions that I was playing other games, it didn't even hang but instead shut down on it's own.

What always happens after this is that when i boot my pc, the monitor says there's no signal and the CPU stops and restarts on it's own (either once or a couple of times). i have to move the cpu to another room which is a bit cooler and have to give it a couple of hours (sometimes half a day) before it boots normally again. There were times I've tried just leaving it in the original room before for a few days but it never boots normally when i do that.

I thought that the problem might be with my GPU but recently, I was browsing with google chrome and when i opened a lot of tabs in succession (about 10), the PC hung again and I had to manually resta... Read more

A:What should i change in my Gaming PC setup (i5, GTX 580)? It shuts down during gaming

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Hi all! About 5 months ago I bought all new parts and assembled a PC for gaming / school work. The goal was to buy parts that are instantly available (sold older PC to a friend and I needed a replacement fast) and the price range was about 1000-1200€ (in Finland). I ended up with the following parts:

- Fractal design Define R4 Black Pearl
- Asus DRW-24F1ST/BLK/G/AS 24x DVD+/-RW
- Kingston HyperX Genesis 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
- WD Green 1 TB SATA III 64 MB
- MSI GeForce GTX 760 Gaming OC Edition 2048 MB
- Kingston SSDNow v300 120 GB SSD 2,5"
- Corsair CX600W V2
- Intel Core i5 4690K 3,5 GHz LGA1150
- Asus Z97-K Intel Z97 LGA 1150 ATX
(Decided to save some money and buy heatsink/cpu fan later, since I also needed a new monitor)

- Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I haven't overclocked anything.

All seemed fine until I installed the first games and Bluescreens started coming up.
There are 3 different BSOD Im getting (more detailed info below). Always Machine Check Exeption 0x9C. The thing is BSOD only comes during gaming. First the sound loops and everything freezes followed by BSOD.

Searching for the problem I have:

- Formatted and re-installed everything 3 times
- Monitored temperatures with Bios, Realtemp, Open hardware monitor (60c-80c with heavy gaming)
- Run sfc / scannow, chkdsk, Seatools, Lifeguard Diagnostic, Memtest, Prime95, Heaven Benchmark, dxdiag; no errors in any of them
- Borrowed my old rams and graphics card back and replaced the new ones; sam... Read more

A:BSOD 0x9C during gaming, new gaming PC, nothing helps

hello, Lazzi and welcome to the forums. I'll try to help you, but would you please upload the BSOD Posting Instructions here. I can't download the file you linked to without an account, plus we prefer them here. This will tell you how. Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Also, please open an elevated command prompt ( click start, type cmd in the search box, right click on the cmd entry and select run as administrator) in the black box that opens, copy/paste sfc /scannow. If you decide to type it, notice the space between the sfc and the /. It is a system file checker which will scan your system files and attempt to correct any missing or corrupt files. What we want are the results to say windows found no integrity violations. If it says files were found but could not be repaired, close the box, reboot and run it again, after opening the administrative command prompt. You may have to reboot and run it three times for it to repair all system files. If it can't repair them after 3 reboots, let us know.

And also give as detailed a description as you can about your hardware including the Case, PSU and CPU Cooler, and place them in your system specs. These are the instructions I usually give and maybe it will help you.

Please fill out your System Specs

Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in ev... Read more

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hello people...
im building a gaming PC and it is my first built.
Till now i had been playing on low end laptop(back in times of NFS underground n all) then i got XPS 15 L502x and xbox 360-S but they all have their limitations and the laptops cost a lot and dont withstand the threshold of the games of current time.It all becomes very confined and limited.
So i have decided to go for an ALL GAMING ONLY! PC built, and im going to do it myself (really excited about the complete project)
Now ill be playing games in 3D (ie on a 3D monitor) but im not a very big fan of the 4k or UHD resolutions and will be playing at 1920x1080p but at 120/144 HZ instead of 60hz monitor
so keeping all that in mind and with my research over the internet for couple of months i have decided what im buying and i need you guys to help me out finding any problem with this configuration

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Corsair Force LS 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MS... Read more

A:first gaming PC built for gaming in 3D at 1080p at 120HZ......

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ok, so let me just throw my budget out here, est: $600

I'm not sure, i could be more or less thats just a rough idea.

MY NEED: I want it to be able to play games like HITMAN ABSOLUTION at 50% - 60% atleast. And i want it to be able to play grand theft auto v,

I need help in the costs of the parts im choosing, if it can be better then please suggest parts.

Any way, I need help in every aspect.

I know what RAM is,
Im going for 6 to 8 gb, will ddr3 do the job? how much will it cost?
I believe that a i5 should be okay, a 3.0ghz one?
its around $200 right?
Should i pick another one?
okay so currently I have in my laptop a Nvidia 410m.
Its an integrated card. I obviously want a dedicated one.
Im not sure which to pick, please recommend a card, hopefully from Nvidia.
What does 128bit, 256bit mean in GPUs?
And what memory should the card have? 2gb?

EDIT: i found this card,
its price is around $150, can i go for this?
at the time of purchase Im thinking about 2 250gb hdds because if i need more I'll simply attach more.
so thats not a problem.
I know s*it about these things. My plan is to tell my desired parts to the guy at the shop, from where im buying and getting it built (i'll just tell which parts I want). Then he'll just choose a good enough mother board for me? is this ok?
Did i miss anything? please help me

A:Building a Gaming Computer Gaming Low budget. Help.

The only thing that's missing is the power supply (the "PSU"), but we should wait until you select a CPU and video card - especially the video card. The PSU is an investment, so we have to make sure it's a good one.



Go for a 2 x 4 GB kit or 2 x 8 GB kit. Your only choice right now is DDR3. The cost can vary from roughly $50 USD give or take $10-$20 to almost $200 USD and more.


Which i5? 2nd Generation, 3rd Generation, or 4th Generation Core i5? The cost should be at around $200 give or take $10 to $20 USD.

Video card:

Try to avoid being loyal to one side or the other (NVIDIA or AMD) because some AMD GPUs are way better, but some NVIDIA GPUs are better.

The 128bit or 256bit is the bandwidth of the memory. The higher the number, the faster the memory can be in some ways.

The amount of memory you'd want is about 2GB, yeah. The more the merrier, but it mostly benefits textures.

You can go for any video card you want, but the GT 640 might not be an appreciable upgrade from the 410m. You'll notice it, but I dunno...


Yeah, this is a little bit of a personal thing because take me for example: I have two 60 GB solid state drives and it's all I need. One is for Windows and programs, and the other is for things like My Documents and even my desktop.

Like the power supply, the hard drive is a bit of an investment, so try to get good ones.


Not really. I would also like to see you build it instead of making someone do it for you.... Read more

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I apologize if this is not the right section, this seemed to be the most suitable.
I am using a 3D Connexion mouse and when I try to execute an executable file for the software configuration, I get the following error?
"Exception: Unable to cast object of type 'System.Configuration.Internal.ConfigurationManagerInternal' to type 'System.Configuration.Internal.IConfigSystem'"
I've talked with the mouse vendor and they have no idea.  My OS is Win7 64.  Does anybody know what this is?

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HI BleepingComputer,
I recently bought a new gaming computer. I am really happy with it, but when I tried to test her out with some new games, my whole computer crashes. The games I tried it with are League of Legends and Counter Strike Global offensive. Here is a speccy for anyone intrested I hope you guys can help me. Thanks in advance
Edit: I think it has to do with my graphic card; when run speccy while playing csgo it registered 97 degrees. Is there anything I can do?

A:Gaming Computer crashes while gaming

Look at the event viewer to find which part of you PC causes the problem, read this guide

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So I`m new to the forum and I was hoping my issue can be resolved or at least get some insight on what is causing my PC to crash.
The rig is brand new and I just installed windows and updated everything, so it`s getting really depressing gettting your new PC to crash this much.
During gaming or watching videos or downloading heavy programas (i.e. Games) my computer will just freeze out and I can`t task manager out of it, the only way out is to turn it off my holding the power button. Sometime when watching a video it`ll crash and a sound just loops from the speakers in the screen.
I`ve tried:
/Changing RAM sticks and only using one
/ Re/installing windows and all the drivers
/ WhoCrashed doesn`t give me any crash reports (not even when I had it open and the PC crashed)

Any type of insight would really be apreciated!


A:New Gaming Rig crashes during gaming and videos

Here is a review on Newegg, about your motherboard ?
That may shed some light on your problem you are having.

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First of all i wanna say hello and congratulations for this helpful site.

To the point
My pc specs are:
GPU Twintech 9600GT 512mb
CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300
PSU Silverstone Element 850W
RAM Mushkin 4gb DDR2

So all of these except my graphics card are new.I m having for about 3-4 months now been getting BSODs after a period of time playing games.I ve formated my pc 2 times so i ve realised it is nothing related to software.I asked lots of ppl and technicians and told me that it was my old PSU (420W) So i changed it with the one mentioned.Same happened with the RAM,before buying them(1-2 moths ago) I had changed 2 sets of RAM i had,nothing still.So i really need your help on this coz if u ever had this problem u d knew how it feels to try play a game and suddenly a blue **** pops up disturbs u.
I really think it is the GPU but i gotta know what pros think.

PS:These are some of the bsod i get:

A:BSOD While gaming[moved from gaming]

Hello and welcome to TSF and thanks for the compliment.

I think this is your RAM. I need you to do a test...

Please download It's saved as an iso so you need to burn it to a cd and boot with it(yes it's legal). Make sure you run it for each stick, as in taking every stick but one then switching. I would recommend running them overnight(each).
You may want to dust your ram carefully!
Make sure you get no finger prints on the RAM as it may damage it.

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So over the past couple of weeks i've been getting alot of BSoD while gaming on my laptop, the most common being failure to reset display drivers.
It seems to be a driver problem but I've tried re-installing them and it hasn't had an effect.
I wasn't sure how to properly do a fresh install so if someone could recommend a way of doing a fresh install.
Also more recently my GPU hasn't been appearing on my device manager randomly, but after a reset it comes back.
I've attached the dump files following the guides, not sure if I have done it properly though.
Help would be appreciated soon as I don't want this ?1000 laptop to die

A:Various BSoD while gaming and some randomly while not gaming.

Yeah, you are having problems with the Nvidia driver.

Your msinfo.32 shows that as disabled though, that could just be at the time the report was created.

Where did you get that driver, it appears to be a beta driver from Nvidia.

Have you tried just using the driver from the manufacturer? They usually modify drivers for their hardware.

I can see it is an older driver but that may be your best option,

MSI Global GT70 0NC 64

How is your laptop cooling? Have you made sure the cooling vents are clean?

All that being said, here is a useful guide for Nvidia drivers,

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

Try cleaning your laptop vents and doing a clean install of the driver from MSI to see if it makes a difference.

If you still want to do a clean install, this tutorial can help with that,

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hello Forum,

I have build a Gaming PC and i was trying to use the MSI Gaming app. It worked but nowadays when i change the mode it gives me an instant BSOD. i have uploaded the BSOD .zip file as instructed.

Thank you for your help,

Kind regards,
Jan L

A:BSOD when starting MSI Gaming App and change to gaming mode or OC mode

I already have runned the memtest. i had 10 passes and 0 errors

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hey i was wondering if you could help me with a small problem ive been having. i use a 8600gt on vista ultimate and have been using it for 1 year, but ive experienced a much slower gaming experience on games like cod 5 and gta 4 with vista ultimate and windows aero, yet when i reverted to using xp my problems were solved, but since windows vista basic doesnt use aero, would the gaming experience be any different on vista basic than it is on windows xp? thanks a bunch , raiyan =)

A:Vista gaming vs Xp gaming

Well i read that only the vista can use the all power of the new directx, so it should be better for games, anyway Windows Vista is heavier than the XP, even if you disable the Aero. How many RAM do u have?

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Hi and thxs for entering to this topic. plz help me looking for the best or very good gaming parts for my pc try to make my pc operative for 100% games at max setts.
My pc now is way outdated, i only have $1600.

PC specs now:
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Dual Cpu 1.60ghz perfomance rate at 2.4ghz
Mainbord: Intel D945gcnl
Memory:1016mb (1gb)
Video Card: Intel 82945g (128mb) is almost not having a video card
Hard Drive: 160gb

A:Help me upgrading my not for gaming pc to a gaming pc!

if what you are saying is that you want to upgrade your old machine....i would not attempt to do do that. with $1600 you can build a gaming behemoth that will play anything on max settings. this is about $1100 which leaves you plenty for a 24" monitor and CD/DVD drive if you need them. you could also add a SSD if you want to improve load times as well. The GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD4P also has 2 PCIE slots for a future Crossfire/SLI upgrade. Also, if your not in a huge hurry, you might want to wait until March to see how the GF100's perform.

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Hi Guys,

For those of you that run NIS 2012 I'm wondering if you all run it at basically default config, or whether there are settings you change to enhance it.

A:NIS Configuration

When I used NIS 2012, I re-call going into the settings and enabling Boot Time Protection. Apart from adding some exclusions to some folders of mine I changed no other settings.

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I've recently fitted a 128Gb SSD to my PC. I've re-installed Windows7 on the SSD and re-connected the old HDD. Everything is working fine but I've noticed that the space on the SSD is decreasing rapidly as I reload all my usable programs.
My question is: Can I configure this PC so that only Windows resides on the SSD and all other programs are loaded onto the HDD (which has loads of space) So is it possible to run programs currently in C:\Program Files (X86) from the HDD.

Thanks for any suggestions.

A:SSD & HDD Configuration

Just change the drive letter from C to whatever letter the hard drive is using when you install the software.

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this is more or less my config .

have a nice day!


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Can someone tell me how I can verify my IP number?

A:IP Configuration?

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For whatever reason, I have to reset the video configuration each time I open the player for a movie, because it will not retain those settings once the player is closed.

This caused me to look for a means of setting these value permanently. I found two files that are involved to an extent....vlcrc and the vlc-qt-interface.ini. The former appears to be a fairly large file with a lot of options, but almost every line is preceded with a #, with I assume means that it is commented out. Scrolling through the "options", I didn't find anything so as I could set contrast, brightness, hue, saturation or gamma.

The latter file appears to be a more active file, but is much, much more brief, and I don't see anything that I need there either.

Does anyone really understand how these could be used to accomplish what I want?

A:VLC Configuration

It happens with me as well. Everytime I reopen VLC to play any media, it will never retain any settings. I guess that's how its designed to work.

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Hello Everybody!

I want to buy an assembled PC.
Can I get recommendations for the best configuration?

Thanks in advance

A:Looking for PC configuration

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What do you think?

CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz $189
CPU Fan ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro $32
Motherboard MSI P7N SLI Platinum LGA 775 $129
RAM Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 $78
Graphics EVGA 896-P3-1265-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 $299
Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar 640GB $85
Power Supply FSP Group FX700-GLN $80
Case hermaltake Armor Series VA8003BWS Black Full Tower $130

A:New Configuration

I'm thinkin' Arby's.

Got a specific question?

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I am trying to build low budget gaming system for about $600. This is what I have. Please comment, and give suggestion. I am worried about the graphic card. Is there one that would be better?Thanks for help.
CPU_Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz__$189.99
Motherboard_ASUS P5L-VM 1394 LGA 775 Intel 945G Micro ATX Intel Motherboard__$87
Memory_CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400__$40
VideoCard_SAPPHIRE 100213 Radeon HD 2900GT 256MB 256-bit __$150
Hard Drive_Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM ____$70
Oprical DriveSAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner ____$26
Case___SIGMA ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply___$50

A:Help with the configuration

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Is this a good configuration?
Celeron 2.66GHz possibly overclocked to 3GHz
Leadtek 9600GT 512MB
37.3GB HDD
Windows 7 64-BIT Ultimate

If the graphics is a problem, it would be best to use an 8500gt instead.

Or I could get:
core 2 duo 1.86GHz E6300
Leadtek 9600 GT 512MB
37.3GB HDD
Windows 7 64-bit ultimate

A:PC Configuration

In my opinion, nothing with a Celeron processor could be a good configuration.

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I'm just wondering if anyone can help me with a problem I have with getting a VPN to work. A friend of mine wants to be able to share his Outlook 2007 Business Contact Manager Database with remote PC's. I've set up the Office Computer to allow incoming connections and configured the router to accept incoming connections over the internet. I can establish a connection from the client computers but cannot acces any of the shared files etc. Below are some settings that may help.

BT Voyager 220v Router
LAN IP 192.*****
WAN IP 86.*****
Office PC IP 192.*****
Primary DNS 194.*****
Secondary DNS 62.****
I've set the LAN IP as the DMZ host and enabled Port Forwarding to the Office PC. I've also opened up port 1723 (which I believe needs to be opened for VPN connections to work?)

The client uses to connect to the Office and this works fine. Is there something fundamental that I am missing here?

Please let me know if you require any further information.

Thanks in advance.


A:VPN Configuration

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Hello everyone! Im gonna build a gaming computer that can handle alot of games at highest quality settings.

This is what i think would work but i need some help and advice if it doesnt work // if i can get something better out of the price.

Here we start:
Case: In-Win Dragon Rider Big Tower Black
Harddrive: Western Digital Caviar® Black 1TB
Graphicscard: HIS Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 "Turbo"
Motherboard: ASUS Crosshair IV Formula, Socket-AM3
Power Supply: Cooler Master GX 750W PSU
Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition
CPU Cooler: XIGMATEK Red Scorpion S1283
Thermal Paste: Arctic Silver 5
RAM: Kingston ValueR. DDR3 1333MHz 6GB, CL9
DVD: Samsung DVD±RW Burner, SH-S223C
Total: (In Euroes €) 952,40€

Can i get any better "build" for this price ? If, so please let me know.
/WBR - TheMetalSE

A:My New PC Configuration.... [Need Help]

i dont think 2x3gb sticks of ram exist for 6gb total...
your heatsink will come with thermal paste which is good, i got a xigmatek s963 for my 955 black edition - but its your choice
buy a standard clocked 6870, that card wont be worth the money, you can overclock it in MSI afterburner to the turbo edition easily
the only thing with the case is the huge mesh that doesnt filter dust, but if it isnt very dusty where you keep it then no worries
with an nzxt hades case + xfx graphics card i could come up to 850 euro's

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Hi, I just upgraded AVG IS from verion 7.5 to 8.5. I am running Win2K on a server. It did not import my old settings from 7.5 to 8.5 and I no longer can see anyone on the network. I have tried to 'define networks and adaptors' and inputted the correct ip range but still have no succeeded. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks P

A:AVG IS 8.5 Configuration

Uninstall AVG. Then test and see what happens. As for as I know, it shouldn't affect you network settings.

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My plans are to make a new PC/for digital photo & video editing,as Home Center-to be connected with home theatre7.1,sat receiver ets.,for Internet and video capture/,but coz I'm not that good in hardware would like to get some advices about the configuration,pls:

CPU P-D 830/DUAL 2.8GHz/LGA775/BOX or AMD with a new mobo
RAM 2X1GB DDR2 533 KINGSTON or Corsair twin2x2048-6400pro;
PINNACLE PC TV PRO or Theatre 550 Pro
Audigy® 2 ZS
2X250 GB HITACHI,SATA,7200/8192k;
Samsung SM 930BF ;


A:Need HELP with a new configuration pls

Assuming your CPU and motherboard get paired up correctly, looks like you will be good to go ( maybe even over kill for a media PC)

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How can I configure two CD drives and two hard drives in ordre to record from one cd (4x) to the other CDrw. cheers.

A:CD configuration

hey cuzo.
One thing you can do is set one hd to be master and one CD as slave on first IDE chain (usually IDE 0 )
Set second hd to be master and CDRW as slave on second IDE chain ( IDE 1)
or you can set cd's to be master and HD slave. also make sure to check your boot order after you do your setup...

Have Fun !


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My configuration feel free to tell me suggestions.

A:My configuration

I would like to suggest a backup solution such as Macrium Reflect or Aomei Backupper both have avery reliable and free version.

If you do not have a portable HDD you could give Aomei One Key a try it will even help to partition you r disk for you.

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I ran memtest86 and came up with several errors. I wish I could provide that info but I couldn't figure out how to make a dump of the memtest results. Anyone know how?

Anyways, I'm hoping that my problem is in the configuration and not in the chips themselves. Could this even be a possibility? I have a gig of ram installed and purchasing another gig of laptop ddr ram is expensive.

My computer is working fine except for when I attempt to install World of Warcraft, in any way shape or form. I've downloaded the install files, copied from my discs, tried installing normally, tried in safe mode, on different accounts, defragged my harddrive multiple times, and prayed incessantly to the gods. No go. So I'm thinking it's memory.

My computer was built by IBuyPower, a company that I'll never buy another laptop from again, and I question their competancy in building a machine. When I got the system my dvd-r had bad drivers, and within a month of use the power supply socket broke from standard use. Nothing but bad experiences with those poeple. So...I'm thinking perhaps I could get a better ram/bios setup going.

PC Wizard 2006 tells me that I'm running:

AMD Athlon 64 3400+
Socket 754

Physical Memory General Information :
BANK0 (DIMM0) : 512 MB - DIMM
BANK1 (DIMM1) : 512 MB - DIMM

Information SPD EEPROM () :
Manufacturer : Corsair
Part Number : VS512SDS400
Serial Number : Unspecified
Type : DDR-SDRAM PC3200 (200 MHz) - [DDR-400]
Siz... Read more

A:Ram Configuration

NilAdmirari said:

What about the temp of my processor, 75c, could that be causing memory errors?Click to expand...

thats too hot, AMD's webite states that an Athlon64 has a max temp of 70ºC, which obviously means that your system is overheating, which suprises me that you haven't had more problems. Are your fans working?? are they loaded with dust??

Heat is an electronic component's worst enemy, especially in a laptop, where an overheated CPU can cause other nearby components (including RAM) to overheat as well.

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Thats about it but noticed open Incredimail on taskbar

A:Tom's Configuration

things change fast in the world of security software.
nowadays, neither norton nor malwarebytes are considered top protection.
If you do like norton, you don't have to switch, but consider adding to it one or more of the following:

I am a big fan of norton family, which I use as a standalone app.

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I have just purchased a xps15 with 1tb and 32gb ssd but I can't see it listed in storage.  How do I confirm its in here?  Is it possible to get this drive upgraded to 500Gb to house the entire os and does dell do it ?

A:XPS 15 configuration

Hello!  You won't be able to see the SSD because its a cache drive.  The computer uses Intel's Rapid Response or Rapid Storage system to cache frequently used files and programs onto the 32GB Cache drive for faster access.  In terms of upgrading it to a bigger drive, I've heard people doing it on the desktops that use it but i'm not entirely sure at the moment what type of drive it is (m.2, pcie, etc. ). 

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Configurations updates stage 3 of 3 0% complete - laptop is stuck on this what can i do


Hi and Welcome to TSF!

What are you getting this problem on? What program are you trying to install? We need alot more infomation from you.

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I have been very happy with XP (mostly desktops) and have completely avoided Vista for our company. I have no experience with Windows 7. I am ready to upgrade our sales personnel to laptops and am wondering if I will be happy with the speed of the following setup:

Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz
2 GB RAM (considering upgrade to 4GB)
Windows 7 Pro

The computers are used mainly for email, a little bit of internet, printing, office documents, etc.. They will be taking these computers to accounts so startup speed is a little bit of a factor.

Will this hardware configuration perform adequately or will it bog down with Windows 7.


A:Will 7 run well on this configuration?

Also, will these be good for a few years for will I need to upgrade again soon...

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Hi, Just after a bit of advice...

I have an MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum motherboard with 4 dimm slots and 2 matching pairs of 512MB doublesided PC3200 DDR ram to fill them with...

If I install all 4, I can have 2GB of memory, running in dual channel mode - but, due to restrictions of the motherboard/processor/nvidia chipset (depending on where you read), the 400MHz RAM speed gets adjusted down to 333MHz...

My alternatives are to install just 2, meaning I'd have 1GB 400MHz memory running in dual channel mode, or 1.5GB 400MHz memory running in single channel mode.

I'm sure there will be limited difference between the options, but if anyone has any ideas on what my best bet would be, I'd be grateful (I currently have all 2GB installed).

For the record, I'm using the computer for general word processing/Internet and gaming, but also for home recording, if that has any bearing.

Thanks, Jake

P.S. I searched the forums on this topic and found someone with a similar dilemma, but in that case the choice was between 4GB at 333MHz and 2GB at 400MHz, which I imagine has less impact on the overall performance of the PC. Anyway, hope you don't mind me asking again

A:Best RAM configuration?

So you're saying you have 400 mhz PC3200 installed with 4 Chips totaling 2GB running at 333 Mhz? Right? Does your BIOS have an advanced area where you can tweak it? If so you might have to adjust some voltage to the RAM and set it to run at 400 Mhz

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Ok here is my situation........I have set my computer address at 192.168.x.x, I am behind a Linksys 4 port Cable/Dsl router which has a gateway address of 192.168.1.x, I also have cable access. My question is when I go out to the internet I always get an address of 65.206.x.x, I play alot of games and also use Roger Wilco, I have no problems playing games but I can NOT figure out how to get people to connect to me, for example when I use Roger Wilco and set up a server it tells me my address is 192.168.x.x, I know that is not really my address that is just the address of my workstation, what do I tell people? what address do I give them? I am pretty familar with port forwarding but that does not seem to work.......I have asked this question many times and I cannot seem to get a straight answer, here is a list of the "status" screen of my linksys router and yet not anywhere is that 65.206.x.x address, where is that comming from, please someone help me!! let me know if you need more info.


(MAC Address: 00-06-25-xx-xx-xx)
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
DHCP server: Disabled
(MAC Address: 00-50-2C-xx-xx-xx)
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:
DNS: 10.20.xx.xx
DHCP Remaining Time: 5 days 14:20:44

A:WAN/LAN Configuration

You need to do port forwarding on your router. Set it up to forward requests from the 65.206.x.x address to your internal 192.168.1.x address with the correct port or ports for the game. The port number should be in the game documentation.

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I have an assignment to design and build a network. There is one router with ethernet interfaces only. One interface services the LAN. An external user (PC) is directly connected to the other ethernet interface. The external user will have an IP address different to the LAN. The task is to implement a NAT to allow the external user to access the LAN and LAN users to access the external user. I will be learning about NAT in several weeks but my need is right now. I have researched NAT and cannot find anything helpful. Does anyone have a solution to my problem.

A:NAT Configuration

Hi and welcome to TSG.
We generally don't give direct answers to homework/assignments.

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Hi all, I made this thread to show you my config.
I hope you like it!!
It is a very simple configuration, with few but very useful software.
On my PC is also installed Sculptris cause I'm fond of sculpting(although I'm still an amateur).
I wrote wrong in my config, because I have QTS, not qihoo internet security essential

Here are the picture of my PC:


A:Jo Man's Configuration

Very good config but

Change AdBlock to uBlock
Install Https everywhere and Web of Trust(WOT) to your browser
Install LastPass
Install Sandboxie to run programs in safe sandbox mode.
Thanks for sharing your config.

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I am buying new PC. Here is listing:

(*) MB SocketAM2 AMD790FX,Gigabyte GA-MA790FX-DQ6
(*) CPU SocketAM2, AMD Athlon64 X2 5200+ BOX,Dual core
(*) DIMM DDR2 2x1GB, 800MHz OCZ Platinum XTC/CL 4-4-4-15 /Kit
(*) HDD SATA2 7200 500GB WD Caviar 5000AAKS 16MB 3 godine
(*) DVD+/-RW NEC AD-7203S black S-ATA LabelFlash DVD Multi Writer 20xDVD 12xDVD-RAM
(*) Floppy Disk Drive Alps 1,44Mb Black 1 god
(*) VGA GeForce 8800 GT Sparkle PCI-e 512/DDR3/Dual Dual-link/ DVI/HDTV/HDCP/ 256-bit
(*) Case ATX Midi Tower 350W Chieftec DG-01B-D-U,Black,w/Door,w/USB,dragon se
(*) UPS 650VA/390 W Mustek Office
(*) Speakers Altec Lansing VS3251E Subwoofer 5.1
(*) TFT 22" MAG BP2219W 5ms, 300cd/m2, 700:1 Speaker Silver
I need this PC for Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, CorelDraw, gamse, etc.
What do you think about MAG monitors? They give 3 years warranty for ONE DEAD PIXEL.
I found that one dead pixel means minimum three dead subpixels. WTF?
By the way, MAG doesn't have DVI.
I thought about Samsung 22'', but they don't give any warranty for dead pixels.
What to do? What is your expiriance about Samsung?
I am in Europe (Serbia). I think we getting Samsung from Hungary.
Every answer is welcome.


A:What do you think about this configuration?

no one?

I just need monitor recommendation...

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My Configuration

A:My Configuration

Spybot Beacon isn't anti-malware, might want to just put that in a "miscellaneous section" in your post somewhere. Wouldn't hurt to have a few on-demand scanners such as Zemana AntiMalware, Emsisoft Emergency Kit, Crystal Security, etc. Thanks for sharing.

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Right now I have two hard drives, a DVD-rom drive, and a CD-RW drive. The two hard drives are on one IDE and the two CD-roms on the other (one master, the other slave). I have read a few posts in which people have said it is better to have a hard drive and CD-rom on an IDE and so on. I am wondering if that is what I should do and would my current configuration be causing the slow transfers I am getting when I copy things between drives? Thank you.

A:IDE configuration

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this is my configuration and your comments

A:Huỳnh Nam configuration

Turn on User Account Control.

Uninstall Iobit Advanced Systemcare Pro.

Recommend you download AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes Anti Malware as on demand scanners.

As for web browser we meant something like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome,Mozilla Firefox, etc.... not website URL.

Anyway, good security setup.

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That's my Configuration ... ...

A:M.A.N's Configuration ... ...

Too many browsers and good config
You need µBlock or Adguard to block ads in the browsers and HTTPS Everywhere to make your connections secure. These extensions are essential and available for your browsers. And you can use LastPass Password Manager which saves your passwords and gives you secure access from your browser.

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My config . light and nice.

A:My configuration!

Perhaps you are confused have you seen or Heard of Windows Smart Screen aka OS Security Filter. Malwarebytes Anti Exploit is realtime protection while Anti-Malware is scanner and or protection. Doing backups is recommended also add another On Demand Scanner like Zemana Anti-Malware to your config.

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Hi, I picked up a nasty virus on my Lenovo Think centre. I couldn't do a system restore and if I opened Malwarebytes or Avast I was told I don't have permission.
I reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate and I can't access the internet. In Device manager everythings OK, I get a message Local Area Connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration. I know what my IP address is. I think when I reinstalled Windows 7 there were three partitions which I deleted 2 and formatted the larger drive to install on. I would be grateful for any help

A:No IP configuration

Ok, i sorted it. I ran another PC on the network. Then unplugged it put mine on and now its working

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It's a simple configuration. I can remember all my passwords so I don't use Password Manager.

A:My configuration

Looks like a good Security Config to me, especially since you have never been infected . Thanks for sharing.

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Hey all, quick question....I hope. I'm online trying to help a friend resolve an ip conflict between his PC and laptop. Every time one or the other is started, it kicks the other machine off the net etc. Now, I've tried getting him to set an ip address on the laptop, rather than using the automatic configuration....however, even tho it is telling it to use, when he does ipconfig from CMD, it shows usual. It WONT use .1.10!

This is XP HOME (bleh), on a DELL (BLEH) laptop and PC. Anyone know why it wont use that address? He has a Netgear router connected to his modem....PC is hardwired, Lappy is wireless.

A:IP configuration help

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now my configuration is designed to be light enough protection and safety.
more than I have the following programs:
Revo UninstallerPro
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro
Sumatra PDF
Malware Anti-Exploit Premium
Process Lasso
Registry First Aid 9

A:now my configuration

Nice config
Maybe you can remove one of the system tuners, i don't think all of them are needed.
Thanks for sharing your config.

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Hi, i would like to thank everyone in advance for any help provided. That said i need help with vista's dpi, I'm living with my grandfather and we share the computer. He needs to use a 120 dpi configuration but i really dislike it, i need more space in the screen. Please could someone tell me if there's any way i can have 2 dpi configurations on the same computer one for his user account and one for mine. Thank You.

A:Help with dpi configuration.

Hello gioesc, welcome to Vista forums!

I'm not sure if this will help your situation but it's worth a look, at the link below.

Magnifier - Turn On or Off

There is also this.

DPI Scaling

Keep us informed!

Later Ted

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TP-LINK 54M Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router (4mbs)

I have only one internet connection and 4 computers using the same connection (2 wireless and 2 wired).
I have a problem when I play Counter-Strike 1.6 and someone else is using the internet. My ping jumps over 200, and sometimes over 500, but when I'm the only one using the net my ping is under 20 and on some servers under 10.

Is there a way to configure the QoS so I can play CS without disturbance and not to mess the internet for others.
I was thinking if there is a way to configure it so I always have at least 1.5 mbs at my disposal.

I'm not very good at these kind of stuff, but could someone tell me the painless and best solution for this , I would be very grateful. Thanks

And, btw, sorry for my bad English, it isn't my native language

A:QoS Configuration Help!

this is the screen shot of the QoS page

i really have no idea what to do :/

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CONFIGURATION #1 (Price in Shekels)

- Intel® Core?2 Extreme QX6700 2.66GHZ
- ZALMAN FATAL1TY FS-C77 120mm (CPU Fan)
- L2 Cache 8M
- Enhanced Halt State (C1E)
- Enhanced Intel Speedstep® Technology
- Execute Disable Bit
- Intel® EM64T (For 64Bit Computing)
- Intel® Thermal Monitor
- Intel® Virtualization Technology
- Quad Core

- DDR2 CORSAIR TWIN2X2048-6400 800Mhz CL5 2x1Gb DUAL PACK

- XFX MB-N680-ISH9 P-D/Core 2 Duo / Quad nForce 680i SLI MCP DUAL DDR2
- System Memory : Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800
- JEDEC DDR2 Memory : 800 MHz
- Socket : Intel Socket 775
- NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI MCP Chipset
- Front Side Bus : 1333 MHz with supporting CPU

- WD 320GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB BUFFER RAID 24/7


- GPU : NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra
- GPU Clockspeed : 612 MHz
- Memory : 768MB 0,8ns DDR3
- Memory Clockspeed : 2160 MHz
- Ramdac : 400 MHz
- Bus : PCI-Express
- Cooling : Fan (Two-slot)
- Video-Features : Component, S-Video & Composite Out
- Connectivity : Dvi + Dvi + Video-Out



- SAMSUNG LCD 22" WIDE 226BW BLACK DVI+ D-SUB 1:3000 2ms

- Split 12V rails provide most stable current to... Read more

A:What to buy Configuration 1 or 2?

Toss up, really, but I would prefer Option 1.

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Hi all
I am planning for a new pc..a high performance once..really confused in selecting a processor..which one will be best? Intel P4 Core 2 Duo 2.2 Ghz or a 3.4 GHz Dual Core(with a 4 GB RAM and motherboard Intel 945)? Pls advice

A:Regarding Configuration

You are missing out on the best chips: AMD

Visit Tom's Hardware

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I know the security configuration i present is not satisfactory at all. But as the Windows is genuine and Automatic Update is ON, should I be panicked?

Please feel free to suggest.

A:New Configuration

In my Opinion,you need not panic...Many people use Windows Defender and manage to avoid danger.
If it was me I would like to add software like ..Sandboxie,VoodooShield,and a light AV/AM like Crystal Security.

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Hi all
I am planning for a new pc..a high performance once..really confused in selecting a processor..which one will be best? Intel P4 Core 2 Duo 2.2 Ghz or a 3.4 GHz Dual Core(with a 4 GB RAM and motherboard Intel 945)? Pls advice

A:Regarding Configuration

If you plan on doing any virtualization, get a processor (Intel or AMD) that supports the Intel or AMD virtualization technology (i.e. with the instruction support) x86 virtualization.

I do like the 4GB RAM! Stay with it regardless of processor you decide to get.

Intel 945 processor may not support virtualization though - check the article in the above link.

-- Tom

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I'm considering to buy the new Abit KX7-333 mobo soon which has 4 DIMM slots and i wanted to know, would there be a difference if i bought 4 x 128mb PC2100 DDR DIMMS compared to 2 x 256mb in performance in relation to "memory interleaving options"?

The 128mb is slightly cheaper the 256mb version by about £5 each and PC2700 is too expensive and not worth it atm.

A:DDR RAM Configuration

The only difference I've seen is that when you decide you want to double the memory again, you'll have to replace all the modules rather than just adding two more. Otherwise I haven't ever seen or read of any performance gain or loss from either option. I haven't seen any test results of any comparisons either. Then again I never really thought about it as I've always tried and recommended going for the two stick option rather than four so it is easier and cheaper to upgrade the RAM later.

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Can someone help me configure my AVG to allow me to ping and access my computer through the firewall? It seems to block my access
Here's my ping tests, first one is with the firewall enabled, second with the firewall disabled
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ping

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

(disabled firewall at this point)

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ping

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=128
Reply from bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=128
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=128
Reply from bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 1ms, Maximum = 3ms, Average = 2ms

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>

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I just installed ssd in my computer and it doesn't show up in the explorer - I'm assuming that's because it isn't formatted yet. So I went into the computer management screen and the ssd is there as "not initialized". A dialog came up saying the ssd disk must be intialized before the logical disk manager can access it - there were 2 choices for intializing: MBR or GPT. I am not sure which one I should go for.
Or should I leave it to windows 7 to format it when I install win7 on the ssd?

A:ssd configuration

Post a screen shot of your Disk Management.

I'd disconnect all other drives before trying to install Windows to an SSD---or to any drive for that matter.

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Hello folks, i have the folowwing PC:
AMD 64 3800 single core
4gb DDR2 800
HD 160gb
Video 256mb

Should i install 32 or 64 version?

A:My Configuration: 32 or 64?

I hate single cores, but I'd suggest trying out 64-bit and seeing how it feels, if you don't like it just go back to 32-bit. Honestly even with a 64-bit CPU, its a single core which means it will fill up easier.

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Activating my computer from Sleep mode causes the following message: The connection between your computer and the internet or your local network has changed. Decide whether to reate a new Personal Firewall profile or use an existing profile for this connection.
IP Configuration
Default Gateway xx xx xx xx
MAC address xx xx xx xx xx xx

1. Does my internet service provider assign me a new ip and gateway address every time I log on, for better security?
2.Is the Gateway address the isp's address?
3. Is the MAC address my computer's MAC?

Thank you.

A:ip configuration

Answer 1: No.
2: Yes.
3: Yes.

Open and elevated command prompt and type ipconfig /release and press ENTER.
It should release your current ip address and will change to
Then type ipconfig /renew and press ENTER.
It should give you a new ip address. Then you should not have any issues with it.

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Dear all
i've configured windows 2003 domain controllerwhich IP address is

I wish to configure DNS server for this DC in another windows 2003 server which ip address is

so now DC ip is

DNS for this server IP is

Now i can Give dns ip on all my clinet computer to logon DC

My need is How to configure DNS server[Stand alone] for windows 2003 Active directory [DC] in anther machine...?

help meDear

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i need some help please

i have an ADSL router with 4 LAN ports and wifi i dunno the vendor nor i allowed to open it well it has a QOS setting built-in but since i m not into networking i can not seriously understand it at all i provide u all the menu + options please tell me how should configure there r over 100+ users in my area who want to know abt such things but no luck

pls help - config this for me

I use to browse websites like rediff gmail youtube while downloading via utorrent so i want to give priority like
b)youtube streaming
c)then the utorrent

i am using automatic dns .... thou i can write manual as well

thanks to evry1 in advance

A:QOS configuration HELP!

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Let's jump right into it.
I am unable to connect to the internet, and I can't figure out why.
In Google Chrome, it says "DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET". My network icon has a yellow triangle.
I connect through LAN with an ethernet cable. I don't have admin access to my router. It is a LinkSys and I can successfully view the login page through . I am using Windows 7.
My friend's computer, when plugged into the same ethernet port, has zero problems. I tried different ethernet cables and the problem persisted.
This happens with both my PC and laptop. I use an ethernet switch to connect both of them to one wall port. Of course I have tried plugging each of them in directly. The problem persists.

When I reboot my computer, new networks appear randomly and seem to stop when it hits "Network 4". Seems like it fails to remember the old network that it was on.. (see pic in next post)

Automatic troubleshooting is unable to identify any problem.

I have since tried merging the network locations and, using an elevated command prompt, running:
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /all
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew
netsh int ip set dns
netsh winsock reset

and then restarting my computer. This worked for one day until I restarted again. The same fix no longer works.

I have also tried disabling my antivirus and Windows Firewall to no avail.

I booted in Safe Mode with Networking and the same connectivity problems persisted. This sho... Read more

A:DNS configuration?

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Is there a program that will automatically change my ip configurations automatically? I know Windows XP has one built in, but I would rather have something with a better speed to process it.
Jeremy J.

A:IP Configuration

NetSwitcher. I know I've also seen a free one, but I can't recall the name right now.

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I just Bought a gaming PC from IBUYPOWER and would very much appreciate it if someone with the experience and knowledge like all of you that have posted your input in many reviews I've seen , tell whether I should change anything in it or not as I still have the time to do so... Thx.

Case ( [New !!!] Nzxt Apollo Gaming Tower Case w/420W Power Supply Black )
Case Lighting ( Neon Light Blue )
Power Supply ( ** iBUYPOWER Recommended ** NZXT PF-500 500 Watt Power Supply )
Processor ( Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6400 (2x 2.13GHz/2MB L2 Cache/1066FSB) )
Free Software/Game ( Free Game - [Hero] )
Free Software/Game ( Free Game - [World of Warcraft ] )
Processor Cooling ( [New !!!] iBUYPOWER Liquid CPU Cooling Fan System Kit --- [for INTEL CPU] )
Motherboard ( Asus P5N-SLI w/7.1 Sound, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0 Dual PCI-E MB )
Memory ( 1024MB [512MB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module Corsair-Value or Major Brand )
Video Card ( 2x Nvidia Geforce 7300GT 512MB w/DVI + TV Out Video )
Hard Drive ( 250 GB HARD DRIVE [Serial-ATA-II, 3Gb, 7200 RPM, 8M Cache] )
CD/DVD Drive ( 16x DVD-ROM Drive Black )
CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive ( [** Special !!! ***] 16X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive Black )
Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
Speaker System ( 600W PMPO 3 PCS Super Bass Subwoofer Speaker System )
Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
Keyboard ( Logitech Deluxe Keyboard Black )
Mouse ( Logitech Optical Internet Mouse Black )
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A:Can you please help me with this new PC configuration...Thx!

You should change your graphic cards from 2x 7300 GT to 2x 7900 GTX or 2x 7900 GT. Better would be the 7950 GX2 with 1GB of VRAM

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I've got the same problem with the same error message while trying to file share between two PCs on my home network. They can each find each other but thats it. I'm running ZoneAlarm on both machines so I shut it down and presto, they are able to share now.

What do I need to adjust in ZoneAlarm to make them play nice with each other?

A:ZA Configuration

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread. I've created a new thread for your issue here. Thanks for your cooperation.

In your case, you need to put your local LAN subnet in the trusted zone for ZA, and sharing will work.

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I am not able to add a boot image in my WDS Server

1. WDS is authorised in the Active Directory
2. There's 21 GB free space in the C drive(system root)
3. the boot image copied from the 32 bit Vista DVD is in the c drive of the WDS server
4. I am logged in with the domain administrator's credentials

when I add a boot image and browse to the boot.wim file it gives the error :

"the Network Path was not found"

1. It shouldn't require any network path as the file to be added is on the local disk only
2. I started a continuous ping command and it was pinging continuously

Please help !!!

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sir i am having a problem in configuring two ip addresses at same time. ,
for local area network i use and for internet i use please guide me how to do so.

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I think this should be an easy one, but I thought I'd check.

I got this memory:
(spec sheet)

And I want to make sure I have it set up properly in the BIOS.

The BIOS gives me a huge list of options, like:

CPU Core
CPC Core
IGPU Voltage
DRAM Voltage
RCH Voltage
CPU PLC Voltage
VTT Voltage
VCCSA Voltage


How do I figure out what to set everything to?

The spec sheet says it runs at "DDR-1600", but then it mentions 1333 mhZ...

A:RAM Configuration: KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX

On the side of the ram sticks there is a sticker that will tell you the voltage and the first 3 timings. Your board may have a Ram (or Dram) configuration section. If you set it to XMP and set the correct voltage, it should run at specs. You may have to set the timings manually, but not usually. Download CPUz and post a screenshot of the memory and SPD tabs. When you set bios at optimizwd defaults, everything else should be set correctly. You will just have to set your sata controller to what you want, set the ram and set the boot order. In your list above is dram voltage. That is your ram voltage, it is on the sticker on your ram sticks and probably the package they came in. it will usually say 1.5V or 1.6V something like that. But, your board will usually read it right, but make sure.

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Enabled PUP & Potentially Unsafe Application & Firewall Interactive Mode​

Spoiler: Older Chagelog - MrExplorer Security Config.
28 July 2016:

Removed Kaspersky Internet Security 2016
Added ESET Internet Security 10
8 July 2014:

Installed Kaspersky Internet Security 2015
Added Short URL
Added WOT
25 June 2014:

Delete My USB Toolkit - I guess i don't need that much advanced tool
Uninstalled Shadow Defender
Remove Macrium Reflect Free - Windows Backup is enough
Removed Zenmate - Added VPN Book
Added Virus Total Uploader
22 June 2014:

Deleted Old Backup & Made a new Backup using System Image Backup(Windows Backup)
15 June 2014:

Re-Installed Windows 8.1 Update 1
30 May 2015:

Installed ESET Smart Security v9 beta.

A:MrExplorer's Configuration

nothing much to say lol

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That's it! Just for showing!

A:BlackShot's Configuration

Thanks for sharing your config!

I've got two problems with it. First and most importantly, enable UAC. It adds a nice extra layer to your protection, with minimal annoyance. Here's a great article about its importance:

Second, Spybot. It was the go-to second opinion scanner years ago, but it's getting obsolete and outdated and unable to keep up with current threats. Get Malwarebytes and/or HitmanPro instead.

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I am not able to connect to the internet using my Windows 7 computer.

It is connected to internet via LAN. So, the router is not directly connected to this PC. The owner of my router is my neighbor.

Internet works for him very well using the same connection. Only my LAN connectivity does not work.

Here is the IPCONFIG info. Any one help me, what can i do to resolve this issue for my client PC.

A:LAN does not have a valid IP configuration

Did you blank out the default gateway, or is it blank already?

Can you connect to the network at all?

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I used to have my Boot disk on my D Drive and some months ago moved everything to my C Drive. It's working fine but I would like to clean up and reformat my old D Drive, but can't get rid of the windows files on there.

Disk Management Console shows me:

Disk 0: D Drive Healthy (System, Active, Primary Partition)
Disk 1: C Drive Healthy (Boot, Page File, Active, Crash Dump, Primary Partition)
Disk 2: E Drive Healthy (Primary Partition)
Disk 3: F Drive Healthy (Page File, Primary Partition)

So how do I make my D Drive so it just shows (Primary Partition) so I can reformat it?

Any help would be much appreciated

A:Cleaning up my HD Configuration - help please

Once you start moving things about like that it complicates matters very considerably, especially if you need to change something later. For the vast majority of users the system default settings are more than adequate, and unless you have a special reason for changing them it is better not to do so.

Having said that, I don't think you can do much with that configuration in its present state. You appear to have essential system files on both partitions. If you simply remove the system files from D: your system will no longer work.

You could try moving them back to the way they were. See also;

User Folders - Change Default Location - Windows 7 Forums

But what I would do in a situation like that is to reinstall windows and set it up properly. If you have good backups of your data that should not be a problem. Your system will then be fresh, and you wont waste a great deal of time and effort on something quite involved and complex which also might not work.

Regards....Mike Connor

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