I'm having a small cosmetic issue with my library.
I'm attaching a snapshot that illustrates my issue the best way.
My Music folder has some field where it shoes C:\Users\Robert Norgren and that's what I'd like the hide. The section is not present for other libraries (Pictures/Videos/Documents).
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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
I'm not sure of the language translation, but see if clicking on View (menu bar), Group by, and (none) will get rid of it for you.
Hope this helps,
Microsoft showed off a whole range of new PCs and devices running Windows 10 at Computex 2015, but one that really caught the eye is the Quanta Compute Plug, an entire PC integrated into a power plug the size of...
They may be handy to a lot and even have very reasonable prices but I can't imagine myself ever wanting any of these.
Microsoft has had plenty to say about Windows 10 over the past several months leading up to its Build conference that wraps up today. While we've heard some details about DirectX 12 and how it'll be exclusive to Windows 10,...
Looks like the character was pulled directly from Morrigan (Dragon Age)...
One of my hard drives just failed after years of reliable service. A lot of valuable information was lost.
To avoid this in the future, it would be helpful to know just how old a drive is to know when it's time to be replaced.
Is there a program that can tell me when I drive was manufactured?
Drive age doesn't really have much to do with 'drive failures'. Time in service increases the risk, but it's not a defining factor either.
The HDD should have a sticker on it showing date of manufacture. I don't know of a program.
Hey guys, I am going on holiday in early June and am looking for a way to listen to music while I'm in the pool as I plan to spend a lot of time doing so.
The way I can see it is that I have two options:
Buy a waterproof case and waterproof headphones
buy a waterproof MP3 player all-in-one.
Obviously each option has it's flaws - otherwise I wouldn't be there.
Even if I buy a waterproof case how can I be sure that even though there is a waterproof case, where it contacts with waterproof earphones will be waterproof as 'waterproof' to some sellers just means rain-proof.
The problem with the all in ones like the Sony Waterproof Walkman is that they are very expensive for very little space, the 4GB alone being £50 and 8GB is £80.
Does anyone have experience in the matter, anything they can recommend, preferably I'd like to use my phone in a case for my 32GB MicroSD card, but whatever works I guess.
:big grin: My wife JUST purchase a waterproofed iPad Shuffle from waterfi.com
website is very descriptive and the device is AS Advertised - - she's very happy with it
When I play windows media player or any other mp3 player my pc begins to slow down a lot and mouse stutters and my internet webpage closes :/ any help please?
I've posted my IRQ
What are your system specs?
Some possible solutions: Make sure Windows is up to date. Try updating your sound driver (post your system specs and I will show you how to).
Hi I've recently built my pc with a lot of help from a friend but I've run into a problem my CPU is:
and my motherboard is
I'm a novice PC builder so I let my friend choose the parts and he assured me the parts were all compatible but this error says otherwise.
I've updated the bios to the latest but I'm not sure my cpu was even on the list of supported cpus...Can anyone please offer me advice?
Oh and I have to keep resetting my cmos whenever I turn on m pc or the monitors just go to sleep.
FX 9590 is a high Watt CPU and was only supported on a few of the very high end motherboards. That board is not one of the supported boards and in actuality is not designed for that class of overclocking and power.
The only boards with guaranteed FX 9370 & 9590 support are a few of the 990FX boards: The Asus Crosshair V-Z, The ASrock Extreme9, Asus Sabertooth, and the 2 Gigabyte 990FX Extreme boards.
I would return that motherboard and pick up one of those boards to replace the one you have otherwise you will probably run into issues. This particular Motherboard you bought only support up to 140Watt CPU's where as the 9590 is a 220Watt CPU.
I have HP Pavilion w1164d Desktop PC , I formatted my system and now whenever I insert my dvd or any cd it shows blank dvd/cd. I tried a video cd it shows the icons but when I play it it does'nt pay and shows some error.
Conclusion - After formatting my system , my Cd/Dvd reader cum writer is showing the Cd blank, I have tried many dvd's but it shows that my DVD is blank
System info -
HP Pavilion w1164d Desktop PC
Ram is upgraded to 1 GB
CD /DVD reader/writer is from LG (company)
Please click and check the system information -
When I connect my external hard drive to my computer it is recognized and shows up and everything but for some reason it can't be opened. This problem started after my brother put some wii games in there and connected it to the Wii...
I clicked on properties and it reads 0 bytes so nothing is detected when I scan it for viruses. (finishes after 5 seconds)
Even though it shows 0 bytes it still has all the data cause after this, I connected it on my wii and it has the games and on blu ray and it shows every video and photo I put in there, it's just a problem with windows...
I don't want to format it because I have like 5000 photos from trips with my family and also some pretty important documents from my dad's work.
I found the answer! The Boot sector was damaged and Windows before looking for the information on the hard drive it looks for this sector. So all I had to do was to get a Linux computer and it was able to open it, it would have also worked with a Mac. Didn't lose any file I had in there.
I built my first computer yesterday and purchased an SSD and a 1TB hard drive. I installed windows 8 on the ssd and I want to have all future installs and whatnot go automatically to my larger drive. However, at the moment my ssd is my (C drive and everything gets installed there. yes I know I get the option of where I want to install things but that gets annoying!
So, how do I make my second (larger) hard drive the place where everything is installed there automatically?
Here you go.
I have read many posts attempting to solve my own issue all the while failing Some proper assitance will be needed so I needed to create my own post I have a Seagate TB HDD I have been using shows up not BIOS but Windows in HDD for a couple years My girlfriend is a photographer and she filled up HDD shows up in BIOS but not Windows the drive Prior to being able to afford a new one she crashed windows and it would no longer start up Bought a new drive thought my task would be simple however upon booting windows to my new drive the old drive had not shown up I checked the bios and it is visible there The Data on that drive is irreplaceble So by attempting to solve my own issue here is what I have tried -Checking bios for other drive boot options -switching the cables on the drive multiple times -using a different computer -checking disk management -using seagate drive tools -using windows boot disk -using Memory Diagnostic Tools only other method I have read but havent tried is using an external casing in an attempt to get it to apper however I have my doubts on whether that would work If I am wrong please correct me So to be Clear -HDD with essential data on it Seagate TB -Shows up in Bios -Does not show up in Window Disk management or in Seatools Also will not appear for a Windows install disk I appreciate The Help nbsp
Is the 1.5 TB drive the one that had Windows installed to it? If so, it is pretty likely you are screwed.. I mean, there are some options you have, but none have a real high success rate on a drive that has failed.
Check out the tools on Hirens boot CD. Boot from that, and have a go with a few of those tools, that is your best chance now outside of professional recovery. Professional recovery costs will strongly test how "irreplaceable" those pictures are.
I have a Dell Optiplex in same Two drives location L with XP OS Two drives in same location and a GB PATA hard drive I have purchased a WD TB SATA hard drive and connected it to the SATA port on the motherboard When I look at the BIOS the SATA drive appears and the Primary Master PATA also appears My OS is on the PATA drive and I boot Windows there as the SATA has nothing on it yet I can run Plug Two drives in same location n Play and it will find the SATA drive I look in the Device Manager and it shows the SATA drive however when I look at the properties for each drive it reveals they have the same location and both are working properly When I look at quot My Computer quot only the C is showing and when I click on Properties and then Hardware both HDs appear When I go to Disk Management again only the C drive appears for HDs and it reports quot Healthy quot Again clicking on the Properties shows both drives I have rebooted uninstalled the new HD changed the drive letter for the CD all of these things have yet to resolve the problem I do not see any place to import the drive onto Disk Management nor is there any way to format the disk and put the OS on it since it does not show up anywhere I think I need to be able to change the location of the drive from but cannot find a way to do that nbsp
The new drive needs to be initialized and formatted. See if you can download a drive install program from the new drives support website
Hey guys, I've recently ordered a new PC and it should be here in a week. I'm a gamer and I like to write music and will finally be able to record with my new system. I'm just lacking a sound card. So basically I'm looking for a card that will be awesome for gaming and music. Any suggestions out there? I know I will need a PCI-E card. I'm looking to spend $150-200. Any help would be much appreciated
This is probably the best one out there: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132010
That is the best of both worlds. There is a better card for gaming, but the Essence above is much better for creating music and phenomenal for gaming.
At the weekend I installed an Asus P5W DH Deluxe after memory problems with P5Q Deluxe. I installed my 4Gb of Corsair RAM and it was showing 4Gb during POST. However, in the past 24hrs it is displaying 3.2Gb with the remaining 800Mb going towards 'Appropriated Memory'.
Why has this suddenly happened? I've never seen it happen on my other P5W DH mobo or the P5Q Deluxe.
Are you installing a 32-bit operating system?
A 32-bit operating system will not allow full use of your 4GB memory. If you want to use more than 3.2GB (give or take a few hundred MB), you will need a 64-bit operating system.
Hope this is the right forum for this topic
I got a Sandisk Cruzer palladium 4 gb usb drive. I gave it to a friend and after getting back it shows only 64mb of space, and it cannot be formatted and cant be opened as well.
IN disk management the partition option is disabled. ANd it was a u3 cruzer drive but now the software cant be installed on it.
I have also tried Hp usb disk format tool but that still doesnt format the drive
One more thing is that the usb light is not on continuously, it keeps on blinking.
Any ideas how to fix the usb drive?
A couple things:
Sandisk Cruzers are often faked. Its possible yours is, especially if you ordered it real cheap from somewhere online or ebay. There are a few websites that can help you identify if its genuine or not.
HP Format tool usually fixes these type of problems. So since it didn't the drive simply may have died.
If you have a virtual machine with 9x on it, or access to a machine running 9x, try formatting it with that machine. I don't know exactly why that brings some drives back to life, but several years ago when people were dual booting XP and 98 I saw a couple unformattable (in XP) drives get fixed by formatting in 98. I've never tried it, but whatever 98 does differently might be similar in Linux, so you could try booting off a live linux disk and formatting it that way - I have never seen this work, but I've also never seen it attempted. Both of those suggestions are kind of a long shot though and I wouldn't get your hopes up too much.
Hey guys I can't figure this out myself.
My computer keeps going low of FPS playing some games (apparently not console ones), but f.ex. Path of Exile, Heroes of Newerth and such. Mostly its when there is a lot of skill animations, but then it drops to abot 3-7 FPS, and runs with 30 FPS without any animations going on.
I've updated my drivers, and now checked my temperatures of everything, here are the speccs:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.120830-0334)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: P55-USB3
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3580MB RAM
Page File: 2950MB used, 4206MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
I play path of exile with a laptop i3-350m and I never dip below 30 fps unless its actualy a full party with full skills but after that point Path of exile is still in development and dont expect to be the best on every system but on HoN it should be playing perfectly can u try playing the game and drop us a Task manager screenshot or a cpu/gpu % on loading the game ect
First engineering samples of AMD's Piledriver (FX-83xx, 63xx, 43xx) CPU's are about to break cover.
As per AMD's recent white paper which I linked to in an earlier post (pdf link), Piledriver = Bulldozer C0 revision (shipping Bulldozer parts being currently B2), so basically you're looking at a slight speed bump (200MHz by current accounts) and a little more efficiency over the present parts.
Bulldozer still doesn't seem to be as popular as it should have been...
I'd love to see AMD get back in the race a little bit, because they are just not doing that well these days. I feel like if they hadn't acquired ATI when they did they may have not been around today.
My iOmega TB External hard drive stopped working after it was accidentally unplugged I googled the problem amp found the exact thread here for my problem When plugged in instead of being identified by it s name as before it s listed as Local disc F First I tried disabling write caching to no avail so I followed HDD disk shows as it local & F cannot be accessed External the instructions I found here to External HDD shows as local disk F & it cannot be accessed the same problem started by fish in Aug Mark replied several times giving good instructions which I have followed but my problem isn t solved I downloaded Sea Tools for Windows amp ran both Short amp Long tests which both failed The hard drive when dismantled is a Seagate Barracuda TB amp my PC is Windows Vista Home Basic Service Pk The HDD has much loved photo s of my kids amp tons of video amp music too is there any way to retrieve it now or is it a hopeless case Any help would be very much appreciated I think maybe if possible to get any data now I would have to take it to proffessionals but don t want to get ripped off if the drive is totally broken Thanx so much if u can help all nbsp
You could try going into disk management and deleting F: drive, while the External HDD is unplugged, then try reconnecting - OS might have just assigned the drive incorrectly?
Also strongly recommend updating to SP2 if possible (probably not connected to this issue though).
Hope this helps.
My windows xp 64 bit runs super slow after windows loading sign and it takes me 2 hrs to open up the desktop and transfer 6 images. I use 2 RAM's of 2gb (kingston DDR2). When I opened up BIOS, it showed 640k as base memory and 126m as extended memory.
There are no details under the computer title if I try to check the properties of computer or maybe it is just taking too much time to display. the desktop is fine, my computer still works but takes hours to do a simple task. it all started all of a sudden. Also I would like to know if 'unganged mode' is fine as it is displayed when the system boots. I tried to check another different RAM on the computer, but still no change, so I am confused regarding the problem.
My dad's Dell Studio 1537 laptop hanged during a bios update, so the bios chip is fried. I want to desolder the chip and replace it with a preprogrammed new bios chip, but I'm not able to indentify or locate which EEPROM is the bios chip.
Anyone with tips how to identify the right chip?
I got a reply from the website that sells the chips and they identified the right chip for me based on a picture I've send them. In case someone else has the some issue: it's the chip on the back of the mainboard next to the large chip with the label ITE.
The id of the chip is:
MX - 15G
Hi When I have a problem I can usually solve responsive dongle but PnP USB shows on not it but this one proves challenging Iv read related posts but USB dongle not responsive but shows on PnP none of them concerned USB dongles USB dongle with built in SD card reader This is was most likely my fault removing the dongle improperly but here is the problem Now when I boot up my USB dongle not responsive but shows on PnP laptop windows vista bit I notice the plug and play icon on the task bar I open it up and it shows USB Mass storage device Generic multi card reader USB device Generic volume E E drive also shows in my computer show it thinks the device is still connected Also now when I plug the dongle it does nt respond which means I can t go online now when I m out and about the dongle does still work it lights up on first boot but cuts off right before log on screen I have tried USB dongle not responsive but shows on PnP just about everything Iv uninstalled all USB drivers etc left the battery out etc fiddled with this and that Iv got as far as the laptop picking up the dongle but a bubble just keeps popping up saying unrecognized device and the light on the dongle does nt flash Also had code errors and malfunctions I am sure that the problem lies with the SD card reader everything else I plug in works just not the dongle Please help and Thanks Edit on safety remove hardware I can get rid of E drive but there is a yellow explanation mark on the USB mass storage on device manager nbsp
"but there is a yellow explanation mark on the USB mass storage on device manager"...
uninstall this entry and run this temp file cleaner from the desktop:
Let the computer reboot and try inserting the dongle again
I have HP Laser Jet 3050 Printer. I have connected it with my Vodafone Router via USB. It is working fine in LAN\wifi network environment. At the moment i am connecting to printer using 192.168.1.1:631. But its for local. I want to know, how can I access same printer from remote locations via internet.What port I will have to configure and how? Is it possible? Is there any way to achieve this.
I have a static IP.
HI all, i have this external hdd verbatim 2tb and it has been working fine for a while but all of the sudden it stopped working, i changed the power cable and it started working again but there is still a problem.
It won't show up in my computer and even the program KILLDISK says it isn't ready...
please i need help regarding this as fast as possible.
also in disk manager it say's not initialized and when i try to initialize it say's device not ready as well...
in device manager the hdd has the name USB device and nothing else, i've tried to reinstall the drivers, changing usb cable. I would love to format it but no program seem to see it as a HDD so please i need help...
thank you for reading
also there is not any valuable information on the disk either
Having dredged the internet, I came across this forum amongst the many with questions relating to cd drives working but dvd not etc, but my issue is slightly different, i think.
CDs seem to play ok, and so do DVDs, but I seem to have a problem with my laptop reading a disc with DS games on it that it used to read no problem. The discs can be used in my other half's laptop, so it is clearly a problem with my laptop.
I'd appreciate if anyone could advise where I can start to solve this problem
You need to have the CD/DVD drive replaced. Internal lasers fail in strange ways. The drives are not too expensive and they are easy to replace
As a part time DJ i spend a lot of time playing the same laptop a Recording music from music in the same order so i was thinking what if i Recording music from a laptop could just sit down and record the tracks that i play Recording music from a laptop directly into one Recording music from a laptop big MP and then it would save me having to load and cue each track I use a program called ClubDJ Pro its a twin deck system with a predefined playlist i can usually just load a playlist and tell it to cross fade during the last quot X quot seconds of the song X being a set time between and seconds However i find some songs have an extended silence at the end that can when i first played them mess up the auto cross fade facility and as anyone will tell you silence is deadly when your doing DJ ing So is there a program i can use to either record directly from my program or use another PC or laptop to record onto i assume i would use the earphone out on one to the Line In socket on the other PC Laptop and then record onto that It would be good as it then means i can use different mixes of my own nbsp
you might use WavePad Sound Editor to remove the trailing silence
My speakers are Logitech Surround Speaker Z506 and motherboard gigabyte z68x-ud5-b3.
I havent got a soundcard but I'm wondering why i cant use 5.1? and what sort of plugins/codecs i need for it? it used to work for my old machine using realtek HD and all 5 speakers work but for some reason my newer machine doesnt work, anyone can help or lead me to find a solution?
What media player are you using and does it support Dolby 5.1?
Hey So this started a few days ago out of the blue i didnt install anything game of out digital in analog, (shows Monitor the sync when thing) goes or change anything i fired up batman arkham city on my pc i played that Monitor goes out of sync (shows the analog, digital thing) when in game game before on my pc this was routine and when going ingame monitor went black and gave me that Analog Digital thing at the upper left corner then it ll play that Hardware unplugged sound im on a xp Screen will stay black and go to sleep mode I ran dmark same thing happened Now i m getting no artifacts no tears no weird visual glitches games will even let me go ingame and play for about minutes before the screen shuts down computer will run fine d is great videos run great gpu Monitor goes out of sync (shows the analog, digital thing) when in game temps are between to on idle to on full throttle i was thinking of dust bunnies or dirt in general inside my gpu s heatsink and around my gpu i was gonna open the heatsink but the screws are really tight and i only have one of those handle-less drivers http creamyg hugelaser com Projects CES Log Photo Log CES Log Thin Screwdriver jpg What do i do can t afford a new gpu now nbsp
Ok, i opened up the heatsink, it was pretty dirty, so i cleaned everything up.
I reinstalled the GPU on its usual port, and it wouldn't give me an image. So i set it on another port, and voila, image. i doubt it fixed my problem though.
I'm gonna report later if it goes out of sync again
Good Morning, my PC got infected with a virus. I ran combofix and it took care of the problem but now I cant connect to anyother network pc or share folder.
When I look into my tcp/ip settings netbios is enable but when I look from ipconfig it says disabled there. Can anyone please tell me how to recover from this error. I have tried many things but I can not get it to work.
The message "The network location cannot be reached" means your routing table has no means to send packets to your ISP.
However, that is a symptom of the real cause; your system tcp/ip address is not correct.
After using the combofix tool, make sure you reboot the system.
Then get a command prompt (start->run->cmd) and enter ipconfig /all >myTCP.txt
Open the myTCP.txt file, copy the contents and then paste that into your follow-up on this topic . . .
Does anyone know if I can print in a remote location?
The remote location will not have a computer.
What do i need to be able to do this without a computer in the remote location,?
well its impossible to do so u need a pc connected to that remote printer and that pc is linked to ur local pc with lan or wan wired or wireless well unless the printer can connect on a lan or a wan by itself which i never heard of
u can use blue tooth but the remote printer has to be in ur blue tooth range i.e a floor above or down same floor if its REMOTE as in far far away then forget it
Looking for the best headphones for gaming and music... Noise canceling preferred so I can use them in a work environment also. Planning on spending no more than $100. Don't need a mic I can just use a separate one.
What do you guys think?
I'm considering using a few more dollars to get the Audio-Technica ATH-A700's, hmm what do you guys think.
Well the title sums it up really I OC ed my AMD Phenom II X BE to it s x multiplier at a comfy GHz just to test things and familiarize myself with it shows than different Windows frequency CPU CPU-Z/BIOS s voltages After I set the thing to x and rebooted I checked windows to see if it actually showed MHz but it didn t I then ran CPU-Z and Core Temp both of which showed exactly MHz and a x multiplier Windows shows different CPU frequency than CPU-Z/BIOS My question Is this just a bug Windows shows different CPU frequency than CPU-Z/BIOS in windows and is my CPU actually GHz or is there something else going on The fact that CPU-Z shows higher changing voltages BIOS Core Voltage is set to Auto means to me that windows is doing it wrong But I might be completely mistaking Also on a sidenote I wondered if the popular Can You Run It webservice shows realtime CPU clock speed or just the stock value Because it s showing the stock value for me but I thought it might just be getting that from where windows is getting it the wrong location I hope that is Any assistance on the matter would be greatly appreciated Marty nbsp
CPU-Z is more accurate then windows with these things, i would say if both it and the bios says you have then windows isn't reading it properly
Alright I have a whole bunch of my music and videos on my external hard drive and I got a new Dell XPS yesterday I had been using my external hard drive just fine for the past - yeas now with different laptops working fine I plugged it yesterday to transfer all my music to my new computer and it seemed to be working fine There was an error as the copy rate External Local -- won't open Disk as only working, shows drive hard stopped up slowwed so I decided to delete and try again I did that about times and then decided to just copy the music album by album Eventually I don External hard drive stopped working, only shows up as Local Disk -- won't open t know how it ended up happening instead of the Hard Drive coming up as Seagate on the My Computer Tab it started showing up as Local Disk J on my Dell and Local Disk E on my laptop now It doesn t matter where I plug it in Not only that it won t open when I try to open it It will get loaded and then just pause and stop responding I m completely lost My hard drive is Seagate GB nbsp
Hi, first I would run the Seagate diagnostics to check the hard drive is still healthy following this guide.
Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturers diagnostic for ISO CD. Burn the image file to a CD, boot the PC with the disc in the drive and run the diagnostics. You first need to set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order in the Bios setup.
If you do not have an image burner use this free software to make the CD.
Seagate, Maxtor & Quantum:http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads
Toshiba Fujitsu: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=SoftwareUtilities#diagnostic
If you have a Toshiba hard drive I would suggest the use of the diagnostics from the Seagate link as this will work on all makes of drive and on any OS.Click to expand...
It sounds likely that the circuitry in the drive enclosure is failing (or the drive), if the test won't run then remove the drive from the enclosure and purchase a USB Hard Drive adapter, or use the internal connections in a desktop PC to connect the drive. This should allow you to run the test and/or extract all the files.
If the test runs ok with the drive connected to another PC internally, or with a USB adapter then you will know for sure that it is the enclosure that has failed.
Put in new dual channel kits of GB of Kingston HyperX KHX D B K G maxed at GB Kingston Specs Everything looks right in PC Wizard CPU-Z except for tRAS timing Per Kingston specs at MHz which it s at timings at v should be - - - not - - - timings shows be - RAM 18 tRAS_should New OK except look 15 The SPDs are programmed to JEDEC standard latency MHz timing of - - - at V Each -pin DIMM New RAM timings look OK except tRAS_should be 15 - shows 18 uses gold contact fingers and requires V Click to expand v is the spec on this mobo amp was the voltage of the OEM RAM however their specs were - - - This is an HP OEM Asus board w no clock settings in BIOS I m not sure why everything looks OK except the tRAS timing PC Wizard General Information DIMM BANK MB - DIMM DIMM BANK MB - DIMM DIMM BANK MB - DIMM DIMM BANK MB - DIMM Information SPD EEPROM DIMM Manufacturer Kingston Part Number G-UDIMM Serial Number CF Type DDR -SDRAM PC - MHz - DDR - Format Regular UDIMM x Size MB ranks banks Module Buffered No Module Registered No Module SLi Ready EPP No Width -bit Error Correction Capability No Max Burst Length Refresh Reduced x Self Refresh s Voltage SSTL v Prefetch Buffer -bit Manufacture Week of Supported Frequencies MHz MHz MHz CAS Latency tCL clocks MHz clocks MHz clocks MHz RAS to CAS tRCD clocks MHz clocks MHz clocks MHz RAS Precharge tRP clocks MHz clocks MHz clocks MHz Cycle Time tRAS clocks MHz clocks MHz clocks MHz Min TRC clocks MHz clocks MHz clocks MHz Click to expand nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-ram-timings-look-ok-except-tras_should-be-15-shows-18.167869/
DMA is enabled...
The sound is synced to the voices, but the music seems to be playing slowly. Like in slow motion.
Have tried playing with several different audio players... VLC (VLC default codecs) and k-lite codecs as well...
today I bought Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO on my ASUS 4850. But on instructions for heatsinks it shows 4870, I know this is similar cards but mine is different. Where I should put these heatsinks on this card?
I think they should go here. I'm right?
try something else for vrm and memory
your placement is correct but the vrm and memory heatsinks that arctic provides are crap
go to eteknix.com and see the review of this cooler
the vrm got heated up to 142 c
the gpu stays cool but the vrm gets literally burnt
I am in a very bad situation here, my USB which has all my work in for University seems to be faulty. When I connect my SanDisk USB, it shows the orange light for one second then that is it. It's suppose to show all the time... I tried different computers but problem persists
I am extremely worried.. can this be rectified at all?
The Sandisk is most likely bad...
When i boot my stationary computer, it starts and everything seems fine. Only the screen shows nothing.
I have over the last couple of weeks replaced every component except my RAM and my screen(Not that it really classifies as a component). The screen in itself works, since i've plugged it into this laptop without problem.
So I'm thinking it's got to be the DVI-VGA apapter(yes, i use a vga cable) or the graphics card. The gfx card would be wierd since i just bought it and everything should be compatible with my new motherboard.
Specs(Will update with all of them when i get home):
XFX Radeon HD 5670
Asus M3A78 Motherboard
I've noticed that the dvi-vga adapter is missing a pin, is that i problem?
Could that be it?
I have a Western Digital 250 GB external HD that had been working perfectly until yesterday afternoon. It has been making this repetitive whirring noise *not the clicking noise of death* and it died before I had a chance to copy the data onto another external. When I plug in the USB it makes the connection noise, but autoplay does not come up and it does not show up in my computer anymore. I did look in device manager and disk management and it does show up but it had no drive letter and it says unreadable. (I've attached a screenshot of this)
Is there any way I can recover the data off of it? Should I just take it out of the enclosure and hook it up to a desktop pc?
It sounds like the drive itself is dead rather than the enclosure. The repetitive 'whirring' noise likely is immediately following the click of death, just the click is pretty quiet on a lot of notebook drives. If yours is a full size (3.5") drive in that enclosure, then perhaps you are right and the click of death isn't occurring.
In either case, its not going to hurt to hook it up internally, because even if it doesn't work you aren't any worse off than you are now.
Hi guys its been years since I been on here but I am stumped I bought a quot new quot motherboard a socket to replace my older My processor is a Celeron D ghz up but on shows screen nothing powers Computer Ram mb video card FX- mb both boards are pretty old fsb and usb yeah This computer are parts from my closet and really want it to work except the board I bought because I thought that was the problem newer Computer shows nothing on screen but powers up board AOPEN AX - older p vxad When I put the computer together I got both of the boards to power on but no screen posting or Computer shows nothing on screen but powers up anything I took out the memory same thing Took out the video card same thing Now I put in a dead P processor and that got hot but same thing powers but no screen that was weird because the Celeron D that works I put in was cold Now this got me thinking maybe these boards are so old they don t support a Celeron D and maybe I have to buy a old pentium could this be the problem nbsp
Friend of mine just had an old graphics card die out, luckily he had onboard video as well to test. No extra agp card laying around?
Okay, soo my computer's memory is full and I want to clean it out. I was wondering if it's possible to export my itunes library on a 1TB external hard drive, delete all the music off the computer than be able to sync my ipod while my hard drive is plugged in. Thanks
I have a Dell Inspiron 530 with vista and every time i try to play a song from my external hdd i get an error message that says "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set associations control panel.
This is the normal instruction for setting up a file association.
1. Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button, typing "default programs" and then clicking Default Programs in the pop up list.
2. Click on Associate a file type or protocol with a program.
This opens a list of extensions.
3. Choose the extension of the files that you wish to open then click on change program button.
4. Select the program you wish to associate the file with and click Ok.
If you have already done this try right clicking on the file and selecting open with then choose the player.
My friend had her laptop hard drive replaced by some company 10MB drive Explorer is shows External 60GB empty in and They External 60GB drive is empty and shows 10MB in Explorer did not copy her documents and pictures to her new drive so she asked me if I could do it for her I told her I would slave the drive to my External 60GB drive is empty and shows 10MB in Explorer machine and see if I could read the old drive if so I could probably retrieve the items and save them for External 60GB drive is empty and shows 10MB in Explorer her It is a Gig Hitachi Travelstar Hard Drive I put the hard drive in my external USB case and plugged it in to my Laptop running VISTA SP- I also plugged it in to a Windows XP Pro machine The new drive was detected and I was able to see it in My Computer as quot Local Drive E quot the File System says quot FAT quot and the Disk size shows the capacity as MB Used Space MB - Free Space MB When I open the contents of this drive it is empty In Computer Management Disk Management this is what is visible where Disk is my internal drive and Disk is the Slave Travelstar ---------------------------------------------- Disk Basic GB Online GB Healthy EISA Configuration TI V E C GB NTFS Healthy System Boot Page File Active Crash Dump Primary Partition GB Healthy Partition ---------------------------------------------- Disk Basic GB Online E GB FAT Healthy Active Primary Partition ---------------------------------------------- CD-ROM DVD D No Media When I click on the E Partition it shows in the rectangle box all gray diagonal lines I am trying to understand some things Why is it only showing up as MB in My Computer and GB in Disk Management How can I see the entire drive and retrieve the data Can I make this drive show up as a removable device and be able to read it I am a little confused please and thanks for any help you might be able to provide nbsp
Go to my computer and right click on the drive you have set up as slave drive. Go to properties-then security-then click on advanced tab near the bottom of that page-then click on owner tab-then on edit-then choose the owner you want to have access in this case you Administrators mine says (Tman-PC\Administrators) and then click apply. You will have to close all the windows down and reopen them and you should be able to see anything that was hidden or unaccessable on the drive.
Hope t works for you.
I purchased a refurbished HP blank DVD-R on music not 11 Windows Player will Media burn DC Core Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R Duo E GHz with a DVD -RW drive I am able to write music to a blank DVD-R using ImgBurn but Windows Media Player and will only write to a blank CD-R It will playback the DVD-R that I create on ImgBurn The DVD Device is HL-DT-ST Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R DVD RAM GH L The Operating System is XP Pro I had to purchase a DVD Decoder from Roxio in order to play a DVD movie in Windows Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R Media Player Is there something else that I need to purchase to write music on a blank DVD-R Or is there some setting that needs to be changed Someone suggested that WMP does not write to DVD-Rs but I have WMP on a PC with Vista and it writes to a blank DVD-R with no problem I wrote to the DVD-R on the Vista PC and I was able to read it on the XP Pro PC I just cannot write it on the XP Pro According to Microsoft WMP is supposed to write an audio file to a Data Disk nbsp
1. I would check current firmware version for the DVD and look for a firmware update
> Use Nero Infotool to see current drive info incl. firmversion and look if updates available
2. See if this might apply CD/DVD or Disk Problems? How to Fix Problems Caused by Filters
3. You might also try a DVD+R disc
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Oh! i also just noticed you posted in the Introduce Yourself forum. Next time please post in the forum for topic
Okay here goes I have no sound on a system I ve built It has a biostar mobo with an onboard Realtek for VIA Audio Controller The OS is Windows XP SP with everything updated I have installed all the proper drivers shows Windows, hardware and No despite what dxdiag, test sound... directly from either Biostar or No sound... despite what Windows, dxdiag, and hardware test shows Realtek Whether I use simple headphones or simple stereo amplified computer speakers I have no sound No sound... despite what Windows, dxdiag, and hardware test shows The Windows hardware test the one where you read into the microphone and it shows both the record and playback levels shows great level in each but I have no sound despite what Windows says I ve installed all Chipset No sound... despite what Windows, dxdiag, and hardware test shows drivers as well directly from Biostar I ve run a dxdiag and this is the error code it is showing - quot DirectSound test results Failure at step User verification of software HRESULT x error code dxdiag also noted that the the ALCXWDM SYS is not digitally signed by WHQL the Windows Hardware Quality Lab but I have never had that be an issue Many drivers are not signed Anybody have any idea I ve built dozens of systems over the years repaired many more and I have never dealt with this nbsp
Based on all you say, my best guess is it's a hardware issue as all the drivers/software/Windows seems to think everything is fine. (maybe the audio jacks are broken or not connecting to mobo? idk... just guesses)
I've run a dxdiag and this is the error code it is showing - "DirectSound test results: Failure at step 19 (User verification of software): HRESULT = 0x00000000 (error code)Click to expand...
That result happens when you ran the DirectSound test and you told Dxdiag you couldn't hear anything (i.e. user verification is what failed)
dxdiag also noted that the the ALCXWDM.SYS is not digitally signed by WHQL (the Windows Hardware Quality Lab), but I have never had that be an issue. Many drivers are not signed.Click to expand...
Agree, that's not the issue
The Windows hardware test (the one where you read into the microphone and it shows both the record and playback levels shows great level in each, but I have no sound, despite what Windows says.Click to expand...
As far as windows is concerned, it thinks your sound is fine (again, makes me think is purely hardware is my guess)
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One other thought (tho don't know if applies) but under Ctl Panel->Sound, i think under Audio tab(?), check that the default playback device is set correctly (in case it lists more then one playback device)
hello techspot.....again =)
i was using a memory card on my laptop for almost 2 years now, and earlier today i dont know what happened but i tried to put a flashdrive in (someone else) ad somethign happened to my computer. when i put the memory card in and try to open it i get an error message stating "path location has not been restored." its on a windows 7 computer, so i dont know where the sd card reader under device manager is to reset it, and i also dont know how to format the card again bc its not ont he right click menu. HALP MEH, and thanks in advance =)
bump - halp plz =(
Hey guys I m a bit stuck on this one usually I don t even bother coming & CPU likely upgrade AMD (most memory) only path PC in for tech advice coz I usually know xD My current system stands at this Chassis CoolerMaster Storm Scout AMD PC upgrade path (most likely only CPU & memory) Motherboard Gigabyte GA- XT-USB CPU AMD Athlon II X Ghz Cooler CoolerMaster Hyper N Memory x GB Kingston Transcend DDR - Yes I know x Power Supply CoolerMaster GX- W Graphics Card MSI GTX Cyclone I feel that there s plenty of bottlenecking going on as I have another system running an I overclocked to ghz and and a there and that machine pulls significantly higher FPS I know that the is only a tad faster than the GTX MB So with that I m thinking on whether I should upgrade my CPU to a Phenom X BE and OC from there or step my ram up first to a pair of gb DDR - HyperX Any other models brand recommendations will be fine I m getting highly irritated at the speed of my machine atm x nbsp
Hmm, can you be more specific in what you mean by significant improvement, the games you are playing and resolution?
An OC'd i5 750 @ 4.0GHz is better then an Athlon II X4 620 @ 3.3GHz so is the 5850 over the 460 GTX 768MB which is more inline depending on the game with a 5830. I don't really see anything unusual going on here. Of course I'd imagine an upgrade to a Phenom II X4 965 + OC with new RAM would give you a performance boost but I doubt it'll surpass your main system.
Side topic here, but I have the same HSF & case and am curious to what temps you are hitting under load with your Athlon II X4 OC'd.
Hi (budgeted) from music a Recommendations new recording building scratch computer for I would like to put together a computer with these software requirements in mind for reason record Intel P AMD Athlon XP at GHz or better multiple cores highly recommended GB RAM or more DVD drive GB free hard disk space Record may use up to GB cache disk space Windows XP SP Vista or later I currently have XP and would do Windows but I really don t care for Vista please don t figure in to the total and yes I will be getting a legal copy I would like to go the cheapest route Recommendations building a new (budgeted) computer from scratch for recording music which I imagine would be building from scratch If I can stay under dollars that s Recommendations building a new (budgeted) computer from scratch for recording music be best although spending a little more for a really nice system that will be good for a few years is favorable I found this as a starting point and would like to know the thoughts from the inside The only additional information I have is I have TB s that are waiting for a home Recommendations building a new (budgeted) computer from scratch for recording music so I m not worried about storage and also the quieter the better as everything helps while recording Thank you very much in advance - Dinvex nbsp
You can do better with your budget. I recommend this:
AMD Athlon II X2 245 Regor 2.9GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - $57.99 + free shipping
GIGABYTE GA-MA74GM-S2 AM3\AM2+\AM2 AMD 740G mATX AMD Motherboard - $53.99 ($51.99 with M-Club discount) + variable shipping depending on location
OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit - $75.99 + $0.99 shipping
NZXT Beta EVO Chassis - CS-NT-BETA-EVO - $53.99 + free shipping
SeaSonic SS-300ET Bronze 300W ATX12V V2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply - OEM - $39.99 + $8.57 shipping
ASUS Xonar DX PCI-E Sound Card - $79.99 ($59.99 after $20 MIR) + free shipping
Grand Total = ~$380, not considering rebates.
I have been using my WD External drive mybook as they call it with Ubuntu until now recently connected it External Ubuntu 1TB Windows / drive mount to location - WD and Unable to my laptop running windows vista I know it sucks but I Unable to mount location - 1TB WD External drive / Windows and Ubuntu just got this laptop and using it instead of my tower to save power and just run the laptop x pretty much and the tower when I need it and during the day I keep it on but anyway s I copied a lot of files over to the external drive disconnected it and pluged it back over to my laptop running windows and none of the files were shown the files I just copied but the other stuff is still on it I get this message when reconnecting it to Ubuntu when trying to use it Error mounting mount exited with exit code MFTMirr does not match MFT record Failed to mount dev sdb Input output error NTFS is either inconsistent or there is a hardware fault or it s a SoftRAID FakeRAID hardware In the first case run chkdsk f on Windows then reboot into Windows twice The usage of the f parameter is very important If the device is a SoftRAID FakeRAID then first activate it and mount a different device under the dev mapper directory e g dev mapper nvidia eahaabcc Please see the dmraid documentation for more details Click to expand Have I damaged the drive I hope not and hope to fix this problem to run on both OS nbsp
you need to run CHKDSK /f from a windows command prompt
i was watching some videos online and i tried to mute sounds from all the other stuff i was using at the tim and now i go back to my spotify and its says it cant play music because there is a problem with the sound card what do i do?
Can you take a screen shot of the actual error message and post it? You might just have to re-install the sound card driver, but who knows you haven't given enough info yet to give you a good answer.
i have a laptop from hp when i turn it on the post boot is all green you can read everything but its all green when it gets to windows it looks on but theres still green in it you can open anything up and the same there green hey i said to my self it wants to go green lol but any who what could be the problem here please direct and advice.
My computer froze at HP screen while booting. Replaced the Seagate 7200.12 500gb model ST3500418AS hard drive with another Seagate 7200 500gb model ST3500641AS-RK. The computer now boots but the old model shows in the Bios and disk management. How do I get it to reflect the correct model?
Have you tried the F5 command to reset the bios back to default? Sometimes this can happen if the HDD controller is not set to auto detect your drive. Most, if not all new mobo bios are by default set to auto detect. While in setup or bios hit the F5 key on your keyboard it will ask you to say yes hit y and the system will restart. Then go back in to check if the correct model is listed in IDE settings. If it isnt let me know and Ill tell you how to manually select auto detect. I will need to know what model of bios you have in order to do this because not all bios have settings in the same place.
Hope this helps you
Hi whenever i try to play any video or so the computer reboots and shows blue screen saying quot STOP x E XCOOOOOO X F XABC C X quot I tried updating drivers B the problem of video playing was just that whenever i start to play a video it just get paused and never plays ahead but i can still move the slide bar and it shows the video But now the problem is more intense so please help i have nothing newly installed in my CPU expect another sound card shows and reboots video? any blue screen Help after playing computer as the one b stopped working It wont give any sound out of any thing so But another thing when i installed a new sound card Help computer shows blue screen and reboots after playing any video? It didnt work too lt I ordered another one now I have Intel R Pentium R D CPU GHz GHz GB of RAM Video card ATI RADEON XPRESS Windows xp By the way this problem started after installing that new sound card in try of repairing windows i did dual boot problem of windows xp in same disk tho its fixed cleaning inside of CPU with blower nbsp
please do a mem test on the ram
however the graphics card looks like it requires an update
the ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 is a June 2005 card so if you are trying to play anything with HD content embeded in the video stream...your computer will bottleneck and freeze
My friend accidentally spilt pop into his computer it on? will power not computer shows Motherboard but turn shut off and he then proceded to turn the computer back on The computer stayed on for a few minutes Motherboard shows power but computer will not turn on? but then shut off Once it wouldn t turn on anymore he asked if i could take a look at it I originally built the computer for him so I knew his specs and proceded to look at it The first thing I did was try turning it on and no go I looked inside and checked the entire computer for burn singe marks but I did not see any I saw some pop Motherboard shows power but computer will not turn on? residue here and there but it wasn t much he said only a few Motherboard shows power but computer will not turn on? drips got inside He has a mm fan on the top of his computer the pop fell through and the fan splashed it everywhere But I saw barely any pop I replaced the power supply with a brand new on and I m still getting the same problem I tested the hard drive in another computer and it still works Graphics card looks fine and im assuming the processor is fine as well but I can t be positive Any ideas are welcome im getting rather flustered nbsp
I suspect motherboard is the first place to have a look at; because probability is it may be shorted and need replacement.
By the way in such situations, best course of action is to turn off the PC/notebook immediately and let it completely dry (may take a day or two depending upon conditions) before trying to turn it back on to give its maximum chance to survive.
Music visualizer for media players
Any one have any preferences or suggestions for a good one of these. I have had a look at WhiteCap but wondered what else there was out there that was as good or maybe even better?
I have a 4gb Kingston USB stick but when I plug it into windows, it only shows up as 2GB. Under disk management, I can see the remaining 2GB but can't format or delete it. I can only format/delete the first 2GB. What can I do to be able to use all 4GB? I'm running Windows 7 ultimate of that makes any difference.
What FAT is it in?
FAT = FAT16
You can use HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool - v2.1.8
Found on this site: http://www.itaustinweb.com/windows/HP-USB-Disk-Storage-Format-Tool-SP27608.html
Hey PC Path Upgrade You can see my current PC configuration in my signature Now I m planning on upgrading but I wish to skip the current Intel i models and wait for the next models I like to sqeeze the last bit of performance before upgrading Anyway do you think that if I upgrade to a Q or Q that I would experience some worthy speedup I m using my PC mostly for gaming p and graphic web design and office PC Upgrade Path work meaning I do a lot of multitasking between simple applications in Windows Note that I won t be doing much OC as my mobo doesn t allow it I can only use SetFSB and I m not interested in Audio Video multimedia encoding at all So PC Upgrade Path I m PC Upgrade Path basically asking will this Q or Q CPU be close to i level of performance for the tasks I need Because I read i s are good for audio video decoding which I don t need nbsp
I think upgrading to a Q9400 or Q9550 is plenty worth it in your case, but I don't think you'll experience a level of performance close to the midstream i7 quads without overclocking. However, imo the majority of quad core processors are still ahead of the game as far as future-proofing goes. Heck, I'm still using my trusty Q6600 and it still does everything I need it to do. I overclock but if you ask me that's just getting more bang for your buck. Plus, the Q9xxx are all 45nm and plenty fast for most applications; can boost multitasking performance significantly.
I have a budget of 500-550. The purpose for this computer is for music production. Ill be using cu base 5, ill be using vsti such as east west, toon track superior drummer,trillian etc. (To give you guys more of a visual) Ill be running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.
Tomorrow ill look around for parts, prices, I just realize am better off of building my own unit.
As far as the mobo goes. I would like to get .....
500 gig hard drive
Graphics card. (I won't be doing any gaming, cheap one will be neat)
Motherboard (i need fire wire on it)
RAM (4-gigs) ddr2
Case (i need a case with good air flow)
Any suggestions , references....
I have a budget of 500-550. The purpose for this computer is for music production. Ill be using cu base 5, ill be using vsti such as east west, toon track superior drummer,trillian etc. (To give you guys more of a visual) Ill be running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.
Tomorrow ill look around for parts, prices, I just realize am better off of building my own unit.
As far as the mobo goes. I would like to get .....
500 gig hard drive
Graphics card. (I won't be doing any gaming, cheap one will be neat)
Motherboard (i need fire wire on it)
RAM (4-gigs) ddr2
Case (i need a case with good air flow)
Any suggestions , references....Click to expand...
I'm thinking that without gaming ambitions, the new Intel core i3 CPUs might meet your needs with their integrated graphics. These give pretty decent scores in
the Windows Experience Index, something like 4.9 for Areo, and 5.3 for business and gaming graphics. To the best of my knowledge, the matching H55/ H57 Intel chipset motherboards provide Fire Wire input.
You should first subscribe to Newegg's Email list, so you can grab your parts as they become available on sale.
Here is Intel's list of socket LGA1156 CPUs available at Newegg; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...=2010340343 50001157 1051749233&name=LGA 1156
And the matching integrated graphics H55/ H57 boards in the Gigabyte brand; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...01314 1070549182 107173338&name=Intel H55/H57 Be sure to pick one with 4 memory sockets. (4 out or 5 do). I have this one; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128421
Please pay no attention to the bad reviews for this product, they were all written by imbeciles claiming, "high technical ability". I don't know squat about computers, and I had one of these systems up and running perfectly, with Windows 7 installed, in about 3 hours.
In fact, I'm hoping Newegg will offer "don't know squat" as a technical ability claim option. That way, I'll be able to check, "don't know squat", and report, "it works perfectly for me, 5 stars"!
Here is a test report done on a few of these boards at Techspot; http://www.techspot.com/review/259-intel-h55-motherboard-shootout/
Have a Verizon USB modem Pantech on my laptop at work get bars out of and it works fine Took the modem home just miles away and having problems on my desktop So I got a Wilson cell phone amplifier and shows USB amplifier antenna Modem improvement? & no antenna and USB Modem amplifier & antenna shows no improvement? absolutely no improvement from the bars I was getting before I can unplug the amp amp antenna and I still get bars just USB Modem amplifier & antenna shows no improvement? with the modem no change And Firefox is crashing every couple minutes Could I be doing something wrong or is the Wilson amp no good or are there better amps amp antennas Thanks for any help Oh so far I don t have the antenna outdoors just in front of a window where AntennaSearch says there s a Verizon tower not too far away although I am down in sort of a low spot Got a foot wire from the antenna to the amp so going to put it on a pole outside the door at a little higher elevation on the tower side of the house and see if that helps EDIT Something strange - I had the USB modem plugged directly into the motherboard while I was having the above mentioned problems Just to try it I plugged it into a USB extender card right term that adds additional USB ports Now it seems to be responding better and hasn t crashed at least in the last seconds while typing this Just the opposite of what I thought would make sense Well whatever works nbsp
For now, I'll add just one thing, ensure that the antenna is at the right angle with regard to the tower (verizon in this case), to ensure that you are getting maximum signal strength. I had similar issues with Huwaie USB wireless broadband modem, however, once i got the antenna angle sorted out I get 90%+ signal strength which is very good; never get any disconnections etc. Regards
I have a new-to-me desktop dell pentium windows xp pro SP dvd player tsst corp cdrwdvd ts-h no player music Dvd sound movie a cd, a with sound with has b also has samsung cd-rom sc- c software avast free malwarebytes spybot s d scan only spywareblaster currently off spywareguard currently off zonealarm free firewall hi techspot i am trying to solve another problem over Dvd player has sound with a music cd, no sound with a movie at bleeping computer having to do with streaming video on this computer i read about you--you were highly recommended for someone with a driver-related problem which this may be in trying to figure out my streaming video problem i tried out the cd player and the dvd player today for the first time the cd player works fine except sound is weak even at Dvd player has sound with a music cd, no sound with a movie top settings dvd player has pretty much the same sound as the cd player with a cd in it that is weakish sound When I put in a movie there is beautiful video but zero sound I tried a few different movies to make sure of the problerm other info default media player is wmp a former user seems to have used powerdvd i can play a movie using either wmp or powerdvd Neither have any sound i am happy to add new drivers etc but will need help Not sure if related to streaming video problem shuts down browsers explorer and firefox for you-tube and hulu as soon as video loads some short commercials ok video and sound appreciate ideas thanks wannabegeek nbsp
Sounds like you are missing some sound codecs, at the very least. Luckily Techspot can provide them for you...
Hope this solves your problem.
could you please help to find out eprom chip location on DEll latitue D830 and what the chip code is. anyone who have ever been experienced on Dell Mobo please help . Thanks so much
I need to get this bios reset does anyone know the eeprom location or the number of the eeprom? so i can try to short it. or what way will work to reset the bios and get rid of this password I can't even get to the HD now.
wheres the lenovo ideapad y530 cmos battery located? anyone pls help. TY.
reading in a manual?
does the Manual for Y530 not show CMOS battery replacement guide? in the link? http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/UserGuide/Guide_show_1227184284037.html
or do you need the latest Adobe reader? from this link? http://www.adobe.com/
...It initially didn't show up in 'Computer' (or My Computer). Device manager said its working properly.
I put the Vista Disc in (had to get a pirate one from someone because my disc drive won't read the official one all of a sudden) and tried to install Vista on this one as a way of forcing it to show, only to get an error code 0x8007000cl. I then split the new 1.5 tb drive into 98 gb and about 1300 gb via the vista DVD's drive list that comes up, partitioned the 98 gb, and now that smaller one at least shows up under 'Computer' but it still wont allow me to format it.
Any ideas please? Thanks.
The fact that your system will not load your disk is worrisome, but I suspect you have a defective drive, or inadequate resources. Tell us more about your computer brand and model, or about the motherboard.
Is this a new SATA drive you are dealing with?
My favorite music player is "Winamp Media Player"
1. Flash Music Player
2. sidebar music players
3. RealPlayer 10
What is your favorite music player?
i just use itunes, since most of the time I only want to have the music playing the bacground, i don't really care for the download options that it gives or the visualizer.
I have a strange experience with sounds lately I have no come background games of music sound How some different? idea why this happening or what is causing it but here it is How come some background music of games sound different? One day I was doing some light gaming on both my tower and laptop since both my computers meets the minimum requirements and while playing this game I heard some unusual sounds on both How come some background music of games sound different? my laptop and tower my laptop while playing the background music of the game seemed to be missing a couple or not few sound types in the game On my tower it sounded like it had an extra beat as if I could here that extra sound s with the background music playing I can t explain real good but to simplify this my laptop seemed to be lacking of some melody beats while my tower has it all and slightly deeper bass I turned my laptop speakers high yet no extra melody beat appeared I How come some background music of games sound different? did the same with the tower sounded the same as before but just louder I am sure I installed this game on both my computer successfully with no errors I reinstalled it again and same problem occurred I don t understand is the speakers more sensitive on the tower and giving it more variety of sounds or is the laptop speakers not so sensitive in outputting more variety of sounds Or both are wrong and it is just the matter of XP and VISTA or is it the software or drivers installed for the sounds Is something wrong with the speakers Do I need buy better ones Ones that s suppose to act normal nbsp
try updating your sound drivers first, then you might want to look into past problems others might have had with this games sound. Since this happened to both your computers at the same time it sounds like the problem is the game.
A simple test to see if your speakers are broke is just...play music on them. Does it sound fine? yes? then it's not your speakers
unfortunatly without knowing what game it is that you are talking about I can't really look into any problems others have had with it.
Last night my computer froze, so I turned it off and on. When I turned it back on a screen popped up saying "yadayadayada mainboard" pentium inside, and in the corner it says bios-delete. There was nothing different, thats whats always been there since I got the computer. After that, it goes to a black screen and nothing happens. I can hear the computer running and I know everythings on. Any ideas whats going on? It just did this out of the blue
What type of computer?
What is the OS?
What model, brand an etc?
Did this ever happen prior to this issue?
What where you doing prior when this first happen?
I want to install Windows 7 using a USB pen drive, since I can't using my DVD drive; but I was having a problem - the cmd prompt wouldn't recognize the USB drive I had connected, so I checked and saw that its location is the same as my HDD. How can I change this? They are both on location 0, so the cmd only recognizes my Hard Drive. How can I change this?
Any help would be appreciated, thanks!!
you need to make the USB drive bootable... and then make sure the device gets booted before the HDD. you can go into the BIOS settings if you need to change the boot order. there are a lot of little applications that let you make flash drives bootable, like WinSetupFromUSB. Google it.
Hello, does anybody know the location of the 24C02 chip in a dell latitude e6500? Its laying in pieces on my desk right now. Thanks!
I'm sure if you look on the motherboard you can find where it used to be.
I am having an issue with my PC not loading windows When I turn it on and it starts to load windows it shows the green loading bar moving but when its done nothing happens and the screen stays black The screen doesn t go blank and try looking for a working signal on my monitor its like it freezes or stops right before the vista logo appears Everything has been working fine for months until now It seemed to happen after I restarted my PC because it said I need to install some updates yesterday I don t know what the updates were I never checked When it was loading it went to a screen saying something about scanning or checking the disc and that I could skip it or continue and that it was recommended When it was done everything loaded just fine Later that night I tried restarting my computer again and that s when everything started I have tried booting the PC in safe mode but it stops saying please wait with Windows system drivers crcdisk sys stops Loading Vista then PC shows Bar as the last thing it loaded I have tried swapping out my video cards and using one instead of I have removed some Ram and even replaced the Sata cable from my hard drive to the PC shows Vista Loading Bar then stops mobo Any feedback would be appreciated Hardware and Software Windows Vista Home Premium Asus P N-D LGA mobo Intel Core Duo GB Sata II Hitachi Deskstar Hard Drive x XFX Geforce GT video cards x GB Corsair XMS DDR nbsp
Boot from the Vista install DVD and go through the initial startup. You will see an option to repair. Select "repair startup problems", and follow the on-screen instructions
I am running XP/Win7 on my AMD 64 Athlon 3400+ powered Pavillion. I have an integrated Realtek AC'97 audio card and lately I've noticed that all music playback is choppy - whether it's iTunes, Windows Media Player, or Youtube. I've tried different speakers, headphones, etc., but reagrdless of the hardware I use, I still get the same problem. It sounds as if the music is being paused and then played very quickly throughout the song. I don't really notice it in Windows sound effects, but that may be because they are short in length. I notice this happening on both XP and Windows 7 and don't know why.
Try updating your audio and chipset driver. There could also be a program running in the background taking up to much memory or CPU cycles. If you listen to music alot you should get a dedicated sound card. You can get a really good Audigy on Ebay for under $15. Onboard audio is notoriously troublesome. Too many other things in the system can interfere with it.
Hello to all I built a computer specifically to operate my modest home studio years ago It smoked at that time with Win K Gig music build computer Multi-channel of RAM and LVD SCSI RPM drives It cost a bundle to build and has lasted me until the lightning hit it a few weeks ago Also blasted was my Echo Layla audio interface and my Cubase USB dongle Data was fortunately backed up I wish to build a new box from the ground up The insurance company paid me for the fried machine I wish to spend this money building another box that will last Multi-channel music computer build me for a long while as well Throughput is key of course as is graphics speed bit architecture and boatloads of RAM I have a NewEgg order all set to place Here tis -- ww eddiecurrents com ComputerBuild order jpg -- the system would not let me post a link I am ready to press the quot place order quot button I THINK I can do away with LVD SCSI as I believe that SATA II drives even RPM ones will do what I need I very seldom exceed - tracks at a time and if I have the math right SATA II should do but I am having troubles locating data on actual throughput I administer a huge database among many other things The data is pounded daily by hundreds of live connections as well as over the internet I am very familiar with throughput but find that it s not much of a consideration for MOST people gamers power Multi-channel music computer build users graphics and video designers I really want to spend the money ONE time here and am sure there are some great ideas out there on how I can improve or even cut corners Cubase comes with both the and bit versions Soundforge and Acid also should run fine on bit Vista Windows Ultimate when available Gotcha s like sound interface software though can be a headache What other systems are out there I will never buy quot off the rack quot so who s built a mohuncher of a music editing system I was just told I don t need an I and who needs or Gigs of RAM Me that s who I have used RAM disks for years and send all my temp files and editing files to it I d like to set up two RAM disks each large enough to contain the contents of a standard DVD Gigs With Gigs total this is no problem Thanks for your input in advance I ve got a few days left before I will blow this money and any help is VERY much appreciated LoMan eddiecurrents com nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/multi-channel-music-computer-build.135474/
Hi I'm using a MSI GX630 and I tried turning it on a few times yesterday and it wouldn't even show me the logo or anything at all to be honest. Then I turned it on once and the screen was a strange colour, a picture of it is attached. Picture taken with a camera phone at night, so it may not be very clear.
AMD Athlon X2 QL-62 2.0GHz
nVidia 9600m GT 512MB RAM
250 GB HD
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
Any help would be appreciated, please.
What does an external monitor show when you connect one? Is it good or does it show the same as the laptop screen?
I have just put together
gigabyte ma770-ud3 motherboard
AMD phenom II x3 720
4gb ram ddr2 800
HIS Radeon HD4650 1gb
When i first got everything going the processor showed up as what it is. I started messing around with some of the bios and overclocking. The computer wouldnt load so I changed everything back to default. Everything works fine, i ran a
performance test and it test fine, i just don;t know why it would show only 787mhz. Does it even matter? I also have 4gb of ram installed and its only showing 3.25? Any help would be great thanks.
Only 3.25 gigabytes of ram show up because you have a 32 bit version of windows. As for the CPU speed, have you reset the CMOS? Also, try using CPU-Z to check your CPU's speed.
Ok so i have 2 EVGA 9800GTX+ SLI'ed display works in windows but doesnt show anything until windows loads up.. im running it on a XFX 750a. athlon x2 4400+ 6 gigs ram 4 OCZ sli 2 random microtech 1 gig chips and it also likes to take a sweet long time starting also.. any ideas? (also i dont know much about sli these are the first 2 cards ive ever sli'd) but my frame rate hasnt increased that much since the upgrade to 2 GTX+s originally 1 XFX9800GT < junk crap right out of the box
fixed it, just needed 1.4 bios xD
MY CD/DVD DRIVE ON MY WIN XP HOME SP2 PAVILLION t3310.it PC SHOWS ON DEVICE MANAGER AS OK, BUT DOES NT SHOW OR SPIN WHEN ANY DISC IS INSERTED. I REMEMBER HAVING LOADED NERO 7, THEN EXPRESS BURN SOFTWARE AND NTC CD/DVD CREATOR ON SAME PC. IT WORKED FINE TILL 5DAYS AGO WHEN I TRIED TO BURN SOME VIDEO CONVERTED CLIPS . IT TOOK SO LONG, DID NT BURN AND AFTER THAT MY DEVICE STOPPED WORKING.
AM DESPERATE. I FOLLOWED A LINK ON A SEARCH THAT SENT ME TO THE REGISTRY TO ELIMINATE "UPPERFILTERS/LOWER FILTERS ONLY TO MISTAKINGLY DELETE MY KYBD AND MOUSE.
NOW I'VE DONE A WHOLE NEW REINSTALLATION OF WINDOWS BUT STILL THE PROBLEM PERSISTS.I CHECKED ALL CABLES, EVERYTHING IS INTACT.
IT SPINS WHEN I REBOOT THE PC BUT IT WONT ON ANY CD INSERTION.
PLEASE HELP ME OUT.
Despite what the Device Manager says the drive could still be bad. In the Device Manager check under IDE ATA/ATAPI controller to see if any of the controllers have changed to PIO mode instead of the faster DMA or UDMA mode.
I different XP memory up memory Bios and shows got a new laptop which im using now came with gig ram i got another gig ram and swapped out the old gig so i now have gig ram When i right click my computer and look at the ram it says Bios memory and XP memory shows up different gigs still but when i go into bios it reads as gigs is this a problem i should worry about can this be fixed am i running gigs or gigs is this a problem at all or normal I swapped the new ram out and left the original gig in and it read as gig i took the old one out and put in the new gig and it read as gigs i put the old gig and new gig and it read as i put old gig and old gig in and it read as but when i put both gigs in it reads as in xp while all other configurations show up properly in both bios and xp If you need more information on comp just ask nbsp
the short version is that it is something called MMOI, memory mapped I/O reservations, its an architectural design and decision made long ago when the idea of having a full gig of ram was thought to be preposterous and would not ever happen or be needed. in a 32 bit os
it lets you use somewhere between 2.75 and 3.25 Gb of 'working memory' and reserves the rest for things like pci buses, installed hardware, etc. the other Gig is there, you just don't get to use it as working memory. your bios shows you physical Ram installed. and XP is showing you the "working Ram" you have availible.
my usb drive is not working.
I have both os ubuntu and windowsxp.
my pendrive is not working in windows.
It's been recognised as unknown device
in windows xp.but it works finely in ubuntu (linux)
can any tell me a way so that I can fix my problem
I have transcend 4gb pendrive
In XP autoplay for CD drives may affect USB device detection... See if autoplay is turned off or on. Toggle it, and see if the USB device is detected
Hey! My comp can play music but when I play DVDs or run .avis I only get background music and the vocal audio is so low it's almost muted. I can't figure it out. I have DivX installed and AC3Filter as well but I use WMP and Cyberlink PowerDVD, no vocals from either. Do I need codecs? How do I find out which I need?
I've been able to boost sound with the AC3Filter and get DVD vocals now through WMP but I still am not getting any vocals from my DVDs when played through my Cyberlink PowerDVD. Any suggestions? I'm sure I'm missing a codec or something but I can't figure out what. The website I used to go to to download audio codecs for WMP11 looks down for the count so I'm at a loss.
Bought my wife a Sylvinia SMPK4068, 4gig MP3 player. My son has a zune and an account. He was able to download to an OPEL RCA MP3 player with no problems from the zune site. However when we try to down load to the Sylvinia it states it's a bad file type or can't download subscription. This is a plug and play device with an disc included for conversion of AVI files. Any suggestions? Like all the options of this unit for the price just the problems with downloads from the zune site.
I thought that site was strictly for zune users, as I own one myself, i know you cant go hooking an ipod up to it either.
For whatever reason nothing will buffer here at home (youtube, myspace, etc) after a few seconds. It'll start out working fine and then just stop buffering.
We have a wireless network here so we can share a printer. I've tried all the computers in the house (Vista, XP), multiple browsers (Firefox, Explorer, Chrome), disabling the firewall, and clearing browser data. Nothing has helped. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
try uninstalling flash and install the newest version here
Hello, i need help to get these drivers installed!
1) Location 65535 (Internal High Definition Audio Bus)
This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)
2) Location 65535 (Internal High Definition Audio Bus)
The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
i have Realtek HD Audio with 220.127.116.1145 driver
Cant find a way how to get them installed, reinstalling Realtek drivers gave nothing
Thanks for helping!!
1) If you are running XP you should apply all updates and make certain you running xp sp3
2) To find your Driver files
Click for the driver page listed by System Vendor Find your System Vendor, click for their driver support site. Enter your model number, then download your drivers as needed
So I had my OCZ Rally2, it had linux on it, and it was bootable and working just fine.
I accidentally reset the MBR on the flash drive while I was fixing another computer's MBR (i'm not sure if you should delve into this further, i'm not even sure I know what I did). It no longer boots or is accessible on windows. When I plug it in, all it does is make a new Removable Disk on my computer. The drive is empty and asks to insert a disk when clicked on.
In linux (or windows) try running TestDisk to recover the MBR.
Does the drive show up in Disk Managment?
Good morning I woke up yesterday morning to a quot S M A R T - only Data - HDD RAW Died Shows Failure quot on my primary HDD So much for advanced warning the drive was dead as dead - not complete booting to windows etc I have since replaced the drive and reinstalled my OS to get back up and running ASAP I do have a few questions I didn t loose a lot of data from my primary HDD I do back up - yeah but there are things I would like to snag from the pile of data just to make my life a little easier - things like FireFox Bookmark backup and a few HDD Died - Shows only RAW Data config files that map the backups from my backup utility software I have placed my HDD into a external enclosure and the drive after some time will be recognized but only as quot Local Disk quot and the space shown is quot quot bytes and the data HDD Died - Shows only RAW Data is RAW versus NFTS Is there any way to get back in to this drive My understanding from what I have read is that the Partition Table or the MBR has been corrupted or deleted What do I need to do to see the data again Specs Broken Drive WD GD- HDD Died - Shows only RAW Data NLR GB Raptor Windows XP SP Thanks in advance for your help Benjamin nbsp
Try this one: http://www.z-a-recovery.com/unformat-tutorial.htm (I would )
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
C:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down
Here are a lot more free ones to choose from
I have this rig:
I haven't found any bios update to it, but i always wonder why i have 139GB, but i have a Hitachi (160 GB). Same as my external hd, 500GB but only shows 465GB.
Not that 139 and 465 aren't enough, because its perfect haha, i was just curious.
I've had enough with trying to figure out where to put my damn disc drive so I'm leaving it up to the Techspot community. I hope this works and doesn't end up failing drastically somehow.
This depends on the case you choose. Are you talking about a Hard Disk drive or an Optical drive?
hi ppl hope everthings good there, i have a seagate barracuda 7.200 with 1500GB and my windows 7 and vista only shows 465GB how can i access all the disk size???
Have you formatted it properly? Is there any unpartitioned space on the drive?
Go to Start->Run and type compmgmt.msc and hit Enter. Click the Disk Management option in the left pane of the window that appears and check the drive to see if there is unallocated space.
I have this laptop which has been fine but all of a sudden I had issues with it. So I deleted the OS and reinstalled it, I use it for testing purpose. I installed windows fine with no problem but when it starts up and shows the loading screen it shuts off. I tried to run DFT to test the hard drive but the keyboard is not working so I hook up a external keyboard and still nothing, so I took out the hard drive and I was able to get into the bios and the keyboard works. I did buy a new hard drive but the same thing happens shuts off and the keyboar will not work.
For any one who is having this problem it is the motherboard
I am not setting my game shows a crashed on new Old and monitor computer, resolution nothing sure exactly what forum this fits under but here it is I recently switched monitors with my brother he finally moved his ginormous monitor out of the house So now I have a dinky inch any who yesterday when he was over visiting he went into war which has had its resolution set to x from the old monitor when my new monitor only goes to x So the screen flipped out and hours later of rebooting and aimless clicking it still wasn t displaying properly Very seldom would it show anything its just a black screen today i messed with it for minutes and saw nothing at all I tried hooking up an ancient screen from years ago same results anyone have any ideas I bet if I knew how to blindly get into safe mode It would work When I initially put in the new monitor I set the res to its proper size on the desktop and in world of warcraft not war Heres the wopper now when I start it up hoping it will magically fix itself it makes erent Old resolution setting on a game crashed my computer, and new monitor shows nothing erent noise on boot and judging from my interface screen on my keyboard its not Old resolution setting on a game crashed my computer, and new monitor shows nothing getting into windows Because the little screen on my keyboard will light up when windows is loaded I believe this is due to the hours of my brother trying to get i to work So I dont even know if getting into safe mode will help I am sorry Old resolution setting on a game crashed my computer, and new monitor shows nothing I dont have a dxdiag so ill tell you what I can remember about the computer Windows xp sp nvid video card gig dd ram Plenty of space It has no tempature problems If there is any other specific information I need to give ask and I will see what I can do about getting it nbsp
I'd shut down and reseat the video card, all the monitor swapping may have caused it to become unseated.
After doing that, are you getting anything to display on screen at all (like the POST). If so, you should be about fixed. Just before Windows begins to load start tapping F8, then you'll get the boot menu where most people then go into Safe Mode. Do not go into safe mode, choose VGA mode. Windows will then boot normally, just with a crap resolution. But the correct drivers and everything should be loaded, so then you just set the resolution to what you want and you are fixed.
I have lost my sound on my computer recently and just decided to uninstall and reinstall realtek. But after that, still no sound and my goddamn computer thinks my dvd drive, is my sound card. It is my main audio device. So I would really appreciate any advice given. Thanks guys.
Just to clear something up is this the same PC in your profile? If so, what did you do with the sound card listed? If that card failed and you are reinstalling the onboard sound, did you enable it in the BIOS? BTW, this probably should have been in the Audio and Video forum.
Hey there guys im kinda new around here so im gonna be as brief as possible, the thing is that i want to configure my MIC so for example if im playing Counter Strike or Natural Selection everyone from that server can here what im listening to right? in fact is it possible to transmit music through my MIC or somehow but i need to do that i have no doubt about it cuz i know there is a way to do it but im not that so aware about it so i though u guys could help me alright so i expect some help on this Thread and thx a lot for helping me out.
Have a wonderful weekend.
can someone help me out with this please.
Recently purchased this laptop just to get the awesome grey screen of death, Does anyone know exactly where the eeprom chip is before I rip this thing apart just to make it easier?
service tag ends in 595b
Have a read through this forum: HP / Dell / etc. laptop password help thread
It was a sticky thread posted in this forum
Good luck :grinthumb
I just purchased a MP3 from Sylvania model SMPK4066. I connected my player with USB to my computer. Using Windows Media Player 11 and the sync option I synchronized my player 100% complete. Now my player reads No Files but WMP shows all of my music was tranferred and I see Folders on my MP3 screen with artists names but no music is playing and it still says No FIles. I need someone to help me get this thing to play my music. Thank you very much to whomever figures this out.
let;s try this for simple starters
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32
Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, then Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy Paste into next post