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Q: Gaming Keyboard And Mouse Advice Needed

I need a new keyboard and mouse for my pc.
It is a windows 10. The specs are on my profile.

I am going to get a gaming mouse and keyboard. Under ?100 if possible.

Can I get any sort? Are they plug and play?
Any recomendations? Any to avoid?

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Hiya,

I debated for about 5-10 minutes whether this would be a hardware or a games thread... Whilst technically the thread is concerning hardware advice it's more to do with their correlation to games?

Plus I figured regular Games forum go-ers might have slightly more experience in this field

Simple question really, I'm looking for a decent gaming mouse and keyboard, as all my life I've had boring simple keyboards and mice and this bottom of the line wireless Logitech is just embarrassing now!

Looking to spend about £70? Maybe a little more if the cost:quality ratio is higher, not necessarily looking for a definite combo, ie, if you can recommend a mouse and then a separate keyboard for the same price then go ahead

Thanks in advance,

Apologies if this is the wrong forum xD

Chris
 

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A:New gaming box advice needed

Future proof imo would be a xfx 790 motherboard with 3 way sli(for future added cards) or you can go with a striker 2 extreme from Asus. Throw a 9800gtx in there for now, those run a little over 200 usd if I remember right. Then you can add 2 more in the future...if you'd like. 4 Gb's of ddr3 of your liking.

Those items will run you about 500 usd or so all together. That's as future proof as you're going to...until the "future" comes that is.

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A:Some advice needed for my gaming rig.

That would be an awesome gaming rig mate!
Now for the suggestions -
If they are going to overclock your i7, make sure you keep those temps low by paying ?20 for the domino water cooling.
ATi drivers are getting better, and if you are going to keep this rig for a little while, the drivers will mature. So for the GPU go for 2x 5850. Stick with the GTX 295 if you aren''t going over 1920*1080 on screen resolution.
Have you got a monitor, keyboard and mouse to go with all of this?

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A:Cooling Advice needed for First Gaming PC

Looking at the H440, it has a 3 in/ 4 out configuration- more than enough. I assume that there will be 2 in/ 2 out as stock based on the fan prices. I would have no problem with this at all with stock fans, but for an extra 10 bucks, the performance fans are probably a good bet. Generally they will be a little quieter and run better.

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Monitor- a 24" is small. Personally I cant really use anything less than a 27- I don't know what options you have, but for any sort of graphics, I really wouldn't go under the 27 mark. AS long as you can get 1080 on it, its really going to come down to looking at it and deciding what suits you best. IT may be a bit mor emoney, but there si little worse than 6 months on thinking that that little extra could have made a difference.

HDD- If you are looking at a lot of rendring/ intensive graphics, go for an SSD- no doubt at all. I have an EVO 1Tb- overkill generally, a 512 (if you can afford it) will do nicely although I wouldn't go under a 256, and a large cap normal HD to actually store on. You want OS, main progs, and rendering on the SSD (my opinion) although main progs depend on whether you mind a longer initial load time- generally not too important.

Generally it looks a solid build- you may hear things about Corsair PSUs (quality has dropped in some ranges) but I have an RM, and cant really fault it. Its big enough for what you want, and solid.
 

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A:I'm building a gaming PC. Advice needed

The motherboard you have selected is an LGA 1366 socket which will not support the i7 2600K. Pick an LGA 1155 motherboard (preferably a Z68 chipset). Also, for a gaming setup I would pick the i5 2500K as you wouldn't really require the horsepower of the i7 in games. Money saved could be spent on a better mobo/GPU.

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Look at the Cooler Master CM 690 II as your case. It's fantastic at it's price point.
 

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Thinking about the razer one, but it's a bit expensive for me.

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A:Optical mouse wigs out while gaming - any advice?

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Heyy, welcome to Vista Forums!
I would have a look at Razer and Logitech, they sell some nice gear, and the designs look amazing.
For gaming, I've just got a Logitech wireless Playstation2 controller plugged into an adapter to USB, does me perfect.

Hope this helps,
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A:Gigabyte M6980 Gaming mouse help needed!

I don't play wow but is there any options in the settings/options
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A:Wireless keyboard/mouse and gaming...

My advice, get one with a rechargeable mouse, there is nothing worse than your mouse not working because the batteries have died, other than that, I doubt you'll notice a difference between wired and wireless as long as you have the only set in the house.
 

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A:Gaming keyboard and mouse questions

The mouse buttons can come in handy for things like reloading during gameplay. Hitting the mouse button with your thumb can certainly be quicker than hitting it with a finger on the keyboard.

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I must admit that having owned many gaming keyboards, I've ever really used the macro functions, so someone else would probably be better explaining this.

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A:Decision help on Gaming keyboard/mouse!

I've heard good things about the Saitek Eclipse keyboards, or the Saitek Cyborg keyboard if you can afford it.

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A:Keyboard and Mouse lock up gaming

Welcome,
Have you run any other scans - like Malware bytes Antimalware or Super AntiSpyWare?
Keyboard and mouse wired or wireless? If wireless are batteries fresh?
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A:Uninstallation of keyboard/mouse advice.

Try working in Device Manager (Start - Run - devmgmt.msc - OK). Not sure exactly what you'll see there, but first look under Mice and other pointing devices. See if you can right click on the unwanted mouse and disable or uninstall it.
 

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A:{Advice Offered} - No mouse or keyboard in WIN2K

Greetings

Um... stop rebooting. Win2K needs extremely few reboots (as compared to Win9x and WinNT).

Just leave the PC on (I belong to the group of people who think leaving a PC on forever is better then constantly turning it on and off... I mean, look at servers, they stay on 24/7/365).

Personally, my PC has been on this whole year so far... never turned it off (it has been rebooted numerous times due to the fact that Nt4 has been installed twice, Win2K Advanced Server installed once and Win2K Professional has been installed twice), but the power has never been turned off...

And it is still running like a horse... even though almost all the components are over three years old (the HD is new cos I needed a bigger HD, the original HD still works though).
Anyway... those where my 2 cents

Cheers
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Save, try borrowing a different keyboard and mouse and see if they will work. I assume that you've tried different USB ports.

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Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500 Revolution, Bluetooth, Rechargeable Laser Mouse, Keyboard with Built-in LCD Display and Palm Rest

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IS this by chance a wireless router?
 

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A:{Advice offered} - Advice needed

Greetings

My advice: Go in on a weekend and re-install everything

Ok, now onto more practical advice:

Firstly, get a picture of the network. This means getting a floorplan of the buildings, walking around going from room to room, and writing down the number of PCs, the software OS (and service pack level, if applicable) installed, current hardware installed and the router they connect to.

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I hope that gets you started

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A:Mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until left click of mouse

Hello mpmckee,

First run Antivirus, Malware, and Spyware scans. Remove anything the programs find.

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I changed the timing on the TAB press to 1 second. Still doesn't work.
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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-tms/switch-window-mouse-macro-no-longer-works-on/4921ad4e-93b8-4dea-8884-dda2ce642060 
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A:New gaming rig advice...

Hmmm

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A:Building a gaming PC, need advice

Doesn't look like a bad setup but you still need RAM and I would suggest a DVD or Bluray drive. Also, do you have an operating system, monitor(s), mouse and keyboard already, or will you need those also? You could save money by shopping around (if you have that option - example NewEgg / Tigerdirect / etc). You could also save some money by looking at alternative items.
 

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A:Advice Building new Gaming PC

For a processor, either choice you list will work just fine. Since you mention video editing, you may consider a quad core, like this(from what I could figure, it would almost fit in the budget, depending on your case/psu choices).
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115017
It is a good bit of cash though, and only an improvement in multithreaded apps.

I think this board would be a nice one for you (and reasonably priced too). P5N-E SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131142
The Abit you list seems pretty nice too, but I don't think it support sli.

You should get a ddr2 800 kit with a cas of 4.
Here's what I'd suggest. G.Skill DDR2 800 C4

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231114

Or this ram if you want 2x2GB(easier future upgrades, due to empty slots), but it's slightly slower ram at cas5.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122

I'd suggest an 8800 card, even though the drivers are not perfect yet.

The difference is the memory size on the cards you list, as well as the 640mb being an overclocked edition(pricier).
If you game at high res(like on your 22" lcd), you will want the more memory, if not, then the 320 will be fine. EVGA makes good cards, so I'd recommend them.
This 640Mb evga is cheaper, which makes the difference $100USD.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130071
Make sure you get a good power supply to power your "beast."
I'd recommend a 600W+ unit of reputable make and that is sli certified.
 

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A:Building a gaming rig, some advice please?

For 30.00 more you can get a samsung 204B 20.1" 5ms response time, 800:1, and 1600X1200 resolution.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...77&Submit=ENE&Manufactory=1077&SubCategory=20
 

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A:Build or buy Gaming PC? I could really do with some advice

Realistically. Is the learning curve steep?Click to expand...

Realistically, it would save you very much money at that price point, well worth it.
Since everything plugs right in, if it doesn't fit in that slot you're doing it wrong, so its fairly easy to build a computer now...it shouldn't take more than a couple hours at most. Again, well worth it.
 

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A:Need advice for gaming notebook

I don't think I could do that. Too much of a gamble.

You'd also need a new battery, the screen has issues that can't be fixed, and a couple of 'should be ok' comments in there too.

That's my two yen.
 

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A:New Gaming PC - Would love some advice

Those games will easily play on that system. The i5 is considered the sweet spot for gaming. You picked good parts. The only advice I would give is two fold: 1) Western Digital's Black Series is considered a better build quality with a 5 year warranty and 2) Love Corsair power supplies but I would go 650 watts myself (always rather have a bit more than needed).
 

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A:Advice for Gaming Upgrade

X_Gamer7 said:

Well, I have finally decided that it is time to upgrade my computer. With all the new games coming out, I'm trying desperately to keep up with them. Unfortunately, if I want all the eye candy turned up, I usually need to set my resolution to 800x600. I can run 1024x768 with medium graphics. Anyway, I need to know your opinions on what the best upgrade(s) would be for my budget of around $100. Actually, why don't we say the best for $100 and the best for $200 (not sure if I'm willing to kick out 200 right now though ). Here is my current setup:
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Newegg has some awesome deals on some refurbished items. They have a couple 9800 pros for around $75-$90 that would be in my price range. Anyway, let me know what you guys think! All opinions are appreciated!
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yeah, 9800pro 256mb if you can find one in your price, which you may be able to. The other card thats a little better is the 6600GT, that would probably be $150 to $230 range new.
 

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A:Building a first gaming pc and need advice.

Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply

is one of their lower quality units

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look for 5-7yr warranty

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A:Need advice on buying gaming PC

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A:Gaming PC build advice

A couple things:

Firstly, you have a MOBO & CPU incompatibility. Your MOBO is for socket 2011 CPU's while your processor is LGA 1155
Here is a compatible motherboard for your build.
Asus Sabertooth Z77 LGA 1155 ($239.)

Secondly, I wouldn't waste my money on the: Network card, extra case fans,HDD fan,PSU gasket, and fan mounts. I would put all that money in your CASE budget and look for a more solid case. All those fans would do the exact opposite of what you'd like to achieve. You want a quiet machine, you do not put 9+ fans inside of it.

Thirdly, Id recommend buying something like the Corsair H100i for your cooling needs. I did notice you said you're not "Savy" enough for liquid cooling. However, these closed loop solutions require no real experience to install. Furthermore, they require zero maintenance.

Also, I wouldn't grab the 4GB 670. You will not need all of that VRAM. Instead, go with the 2GB version it's much cheaper.

Your power supply is also overkill. Unless you plan on running 3 GPU's 1000 watts is not necessary. I would go with aCorsair HX Series 850W. This will give you some room for future upgrades.
Even then, If you want. Id grab the 650 or 750w variation of that PSU. It will save you some money.


EDIT: Added GPU recommendation & PSU recommendation
 

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A:Advice on a Gaming Laptop

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A:Advice on custom gaming pc please

Power supply:
Thermaltake Toughpower W0116RU 750W Modularized w/14cm Fan Power Supply (Black)
Price: $185.03Click to expand...

Overkill imho, but it should last for future-proofing.





Video Card:
SAPPHIRE 100200L Radeon X1950GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card
Price: $128.99Click to expand...

For your budget, i wouldn't buy anything less than something in the 8800 series, if you don't wanna be updating again for a while. The X1950GT is a great card, but quite a way below an 8800GT and not DX10 compatible.





Harddrive:
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 "Perpendicular Recording" ST3250820A 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM
Price: $64.99Click to expand...

Personally, i'd go the sata route, purely for ease of cable management and general speed. Although not all sata drives are faster than Pata drives.
I'd highly recommend the Samsung SpinPoint series, excellent drives, and silent.

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A:Advice on upgrades for gaming

It just seems like your video card is bogging you down. Just get a Geforce 6 or 7 AGP or a radeon x800 or higher (more preferred x1k series) AGP card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...04+1068309611&Submit=ENE&Nty=1&SubCategory=48
Go there and get a x1600... just watch for the reviews + price. Its pretty cheap for a good card.
 

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A:Need a little advice on what to upgrade for my gaming rig

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A:Gaming Rig/Advice on Config

Hi and welcome to TSG.

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A:New gaming pc build advice

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A:Build advice: Gaming sub-$1000

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This setup gets you a MB that has the 750 Southbridge that you need to unlock the disabled cores. The x3 720 can be had for around the same price, is a black edition, will give you a full Ghz OC, and has three cores even if the 4th core will not unlock, or is a dud. (important because more and more games are using 2+ cores). The 5830 is close to the 4870 in performance, but you get DX 11 for future considerations. The cpu is a BE for easier and more flexible OC'ing. I threw in there an after market cooler for OC'ing. The MB has a second PCIE slot for VGA upgrade if the mood strikes you Newegg CA would not connect when i tried it a few mins ago, so I will let you find them if you like it.
 

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A:Advice please on new Mobo with DDR2 for Gaming Rig

I think the nVidia Mainboards are great!

nForce 680i

nForce 780i
 

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A:Yet another gaming computer build -- need advice

My suggestions:

You have a Z77 Motherboard, which allows for overclocking, and your CPU is not overclock-ble. I would suggest upgrading to the i5-3570k, as it is only a few dollars more, and allows for overclocking. The alternative is to downgrade to a H77 motherboard if you do not plan to overclock at all.

I've also noticed that the Motherboard you linked is only $90, rather than the $200 you described. (Have you linked the wrong board???).

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139012

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A:Solved: Need advice on building gaming rig

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A:need advice on excellent gaming monitor

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A:I need advice on a good gaming PC build

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with this information we will be better able to recommend a processor and memory.
 

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A:First Gaming PC Build Need Advice (NO Overclocking)

Thorah said:





Hi All,

I'm planning to build my first ever desktop since my laptop is already having problems and I think it's going to die soon...

I'm going to use the computer mainly for doing 2D digital artworks, editing videos as well as playing games, specifically MMORPGs and some like Alice Madness & Skyrim.
I'll be playing the heavier games on the console so no need to have a monster pc.
I just want something that would accommodate my main use and last me a while before I would have the need to upgrade again.

I also have a budget that I have to stick to. I live in the Philippines so it will be Php 50,000 - Php 55,000 , in USD I think it would be around $ 1000 - $ 1200.

As stated above, I won't be doing any overclocking whatsoever.

Here are the specifications of the build I was planning.

CPU: Intel® Core? i5-4690 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Motherboard: Asus H97-PRO GAMER
VideoCard: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Superclocked
Memory: Vengeance® Low Profile ? 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CML8GX3M2A1600C9)
Storage: Samsung 120 GB 840 EVO 2.5" SATA SSD
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
Power Supply: Seasonic X650 650W 80+ Gold
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120V Hybrid
Optical Drive: ASUS24D3ST BLACK 24X SATA
Case: Obsidian Series® 450D Mid-Tower PC Case
Case Fan: Scythe Kaze Jyuni PWM 120mm, 1300rpm, 74CFM (x3)

Since this is a first, opinions are greatly appreciated. I'm open for suggestions if you think there are better parts that should replace the ones listed. It would also be very nice if it would be cheaper without losing the performance and quality.

Thanks in advance!Click to expand...

What programs do you specifically use for video editing and such?

Also a couple of notes:
1: That PSU is a bit overkill for that build or most builds. I would suggest a Gold Rated 550Watt as being a cheaper better option for you.
2: Save a couple of bucks and grab a Western Digital Blue 1tb HDD or a Seagate Barracuda 1tb HDD. WD Black HDD's are awesome but generally they are a bit more for not much of a difference overall.

Can you link the site from which you are ordering your parts from?
 

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A:Advice Need on System and Cooling for First Gaming PC

. Should I get the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Cpu fan or is it unnecessary or insufficient?Click to expand...

Yes. If you intend to game and or overclock, the stock intel hsf is marginal at best. The coolermaster 212 does a very good job of cooling AND it is not all that expensive.

Do I need to (or should I) spend more money on my motherboard or is it good enough as it stands> If so what motherboard should I get?
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It is a mid-level board. If you do not intend to overclock, then it should be ok. If you do intend to overclock, I would go with an asus pro board. You get better VRs, better northbridge cooling, etc with the higher end asus boards.

Is the Hard Drive I have chosen a good choice or should I opt for a different one?
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One other thought. Why do you need a fan controller? An asus board has all of the fan control you need built in to the mb.
 

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A:Gaming and misc reboots - need advice please

In case anything happens to your other thread, this is what I posted there =

Random restarts/reboots/resets/crashes/freezes could be due to several reasons, including overheating, RAM, hardware issues, etc., but rather than playing "20 question" type guessing games, just do the following and post back with the info so that we can narrow it down some.::

Try rebooting(restarting) in safe mode, then go to control panel/ system / advanced Tab/ startup and recovery box/ settings button/ sytem failure and uncheck "restart on system failure" ( take the check out of automatically restart box ) , and check the Write a system event, and the Admin alert boxes (check "send admin alert"). This will force a BSOD on the next crash (freezes/restarts = crashing) that posts the Stop Error Code. On the next crash write down the exact Stop Error Code and post that exact error here back on this thread. (While you're waiting for a reply, you can put that error code in Google search, and in the MS Support Knowledge Base (KB) = http://support.microsoft.com/search/?adv=1]http to check it out.)
http://support.microsoft.com/search/?adv=1

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