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1st time build, so lost :P

Q: 1st time build, so lost :P

Ok so I m a first time builder here with a budget of I use my computer for web browsing with a million tabs so 1st time build, lost :P open I admit lol music recording editing normally about or so tracks only lite gaming minecraft with heavy skin packs and will be doing small video editing like boxes of video in one frame and watching movies both blue-ray and the occasional live stream I use Windows themes skins on my computer and have more rainmeter gadgets than I probably need I ve come across some good barebones kits for but they lack a few things which I may not even need lol I definitely need a wireless card no cable running to my room and obviously a blue-ray player I don t burn music or movies onto CDs if I need to I already have a burner I m looking for a minimum GB of RAM Do I really need an SSD My mind keeps saying quot YES quot but my wallet says quot nope not in the budget quot I do already have a TB drive for storage I would just like an SSD for the OS and programs But if that s not feasible I have no problem with a small HDD So what am I looking for that will meet the needs of my use and budget Mobo CPU GPU RAM PSU Case SSD-or-HDD Blue-Ray Player Wifi Card and after market cooler heatsink everyone always says stay away from OEM coolers go after market So if I m not all that crazy and this is feasible I appreciate any and all help and hope to learn a good bit in the process please feel free to teach so I actually learn something I m not loyal to any brand so I don t care about any of that at least not yet Thanks nbsp

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Preferred Solution: 1st time build, so lost :P

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.

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A: 1st time build, so lost :P

matrix86 said:

(everyone always says stay away from OEM coolers...go after market)Click to expand...

I would only make that recommendation based on whether the person will be overclocking. Neither Intel or AMD will package their CPU with a cooler that not sufficiently adequate under non-overclock conditions.

Have you assembled a parts list or are awaiting feedback first?
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I built the PC and have all the hardware installed. The disc that came with the mother board is in the reader drive. No signal is detected by the monitor. I am unsure if it has a BIOS.
here is a link to my parts list

i have reseated everything twice with no results.

A:new PC build. first time build. no signal to monitor

have u plugged in the TWO power plugs on the motherboard
have u plugged the power for the video card
have u checked the case to mobo power wire is in the right spot
the video card u have requires a minimum of 500w power supply.......... u have purchased a corsair cx 500 which is not up to the job, while being a fine psu for onboard is underpowered for your system

the motherboard u chose is a tad low end see reviews here
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What I got ready to buy:

Case -
COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power ...
HDD -SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Mother Board - Intel BOXDH77KC LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

RAM - Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000) Desktop Memory Model ...

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Graphics Card - Recommend ?

A:First time build is this looking ok?

Is there any reason why you are matching the K version CPU with H77 motherboard chipset?

From what I hear the H77 is not very overclock friendly which is what the CPU K version represents.

I would consider the nVidia GTX 660 Ti or wait a few weeks for the GTX 660 to be released. If the GTX 660 is too high a price the GTX 650 should release about the same time as the GTX 660. I'm not strickly nVidia, it has been awhile since I looked at AMD's offerings.
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I'm building a PC, and I'd just like to know if all the parts are compatible, the video card is any good and weather I should get a better case than I already have. I'm looking to be able to play all current games and emulate PS2/GC (via a completely legal BIOS dump + using legit CDs). Also maybe a bit of overclocking, which I know I'll probably need some better cooling hardware, but that won't until later so I can pick it up as I need it rather than buying it now. As I've said I'm a bit iffy about the case, if I do find temperatures running a bit high, can I just mod it a bit for improved airflow/install a new fan & heatsink, or are there other problems to be concerned about.

Attached is a picture of what I have so far.

A:First time PC build

The parts list looks ok, except you need to remove one of the i5 CPUs from your shopping cart before checkout.
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A:Need help with first time build please!

I have yet to get a motherboard that they have started to take decrease the number of IDE channels on a board just because they have Sata on there also. They are pretty much have two channels. One usually used for your HDD's and another for your CD Roms.

To answer your queestion though yes your HDD's will still work they will just be running at the ATA100 speed instead of ATA133.
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A:First time PC build

In the short term, I suggest you sign up for Email from Newegg; Right now a Sony SATA DVD burner is on sale for 19 bucks, w/ free shipping.

Also, see if there's a "Microcenter" store in your area;

I guessing the the AMD 955 is a fine choice for the CPU. A quick look through Gigabyte's AMD motherboard should yield something with the features you need; 50001314 600007943&IsNodeId=1&name=AM3

There are others here with better insight on AMD's product, they'll be along shortly.
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A:First time build!

I think you need to get into the BIOS and set a few things up. First being your memory. If you got DDR 667 memory and the BIOS is set up for DDR 400, this will create problems. I believe it is also clipping your CPU to 2.0Ghz. I would certainly look here. I do recall my XP computer that if the BIOS was set up to defaults, the CPU power reduced as a result of the BIOS looking for a particular RAM but my machine having a different RAM. I suggest you visit the mobo website and look for tips on tweaking the BIOS to see what hardware you have and it can then run correctly. BIOS setting at default are usually set to nonaggressive settings so we do not blow up are hardware. Emachine was famous for that and pretty much locked up the BIOS keeping us safe from ourselves.

I refer you to this thread were the computer did not recognize the mhz of the RAM installed producting BSOD. Read through it for some ideas.

BSOD when I install 2nd stick of RAM
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New PC

EVGA 122-CK-NF63-TR LGA 775
NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard

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A:first time build my own PC

Looks fine to me but I have 2 suggestions. Using an Intel cpu, I would be buying an Intel board as first choice, or another make but with an Intel chipset at least.
I would suggest WD hard drive. Seagate sata drives have been awful lately and I have seen many bad right out of the box, or shortly later.
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A:1st time build

If it says the processor is not supported, it won't work properly. There is a possibility that a BIOS update supports more processors, but read the release notes. Don't do anything that dangerous unless you are sure it adds the support you want.
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So i need the pc for general use and some gaming.
I will also need a very very very cheap monitor !
Here are the specs !

CPU:AMD A10-5800K (88,01?)
CPU COOLER:SPIRE SP526S7-1 (9,80?)
Total: 328,19?

Edit: i changed most of the specs.

A:First time build pc !

What is this PC being used for? If you're not aiming for overall gaming an APU is fine. Otherwise you may want a dedicated GPU.

You are missing Memory Ram from your list. How much you need is heavily dependent on what you're doing.

You have no HDD/SDD for storage.

PSU I would likely change. Even more so if you're adding in something like a GPU.

Also, it being your first build you are choosing a very small form factor. The smaller you go the the more maneuvering you have to do in tight spaces. Add no experience to it and it may be a more problematic time.

If you have trouble finding matching parts I would suggest using It can compare prices and put together compatible components. In fact I will start you one, just press the edit parts list.
AMD A6-7400K - System Build - PCPartPicker United Kingdom

(I could not find your chassis in there listing, and I did not put in a PSU due to not knowing if you will be adding a GPU).
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A:first time build

Go one step bigger and get an AMD64/3000 (with Venice core), Socket939, and a corresponding motherboard with AGP, such as MSI's K8N Neo2 Platinum.
In future you could e.g. upgrade just the CPU for a DualCore CPU.

And get a case with a better and more powerful PSU, like the Antec Sonata II.

You don't need an extra soundcard, it has it built-in.

The above changes should not cost you more than ca. 70.-

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A:First time build, need help

I only see DDR2 1200MHz RAM as the standard for the mobo you've linked to. There is no DDR2 RAM that runs at 1333MHz stock AFAIK. You may have the FSB and RAM frequencies confused.

As for your build, everything looks good, except for the fact that you don't need the X38 board if you're buying a 9600GT, since it supports only Crossfire. If you don't want to use a dual-GPU setup, go for a cheaper board like the GA-EP45-DS3L or the GA-P45-DS3R. Also, you can get the TX650 for slightly cheaper from here.
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A:PSU for 1st time build

The difference (i am pretty sure) between IDE and SATA is just the connectors, the physical harddrive platters are the same, so just go with SATA drives.
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A:3rd Build, Inexperienced and LOST, Please help with this BSOD.

Hello and Welcome !

Seems like the Dumps are pointing to Hardware so i would recommend to Run a Hardware Diagnostic (Memory and Hard Drive) follow this link for instructions Hardware Diagnostic !! ? Captain Debugger

Uninstall Everest Ultimate Suite, Asus Utilities and Norton Internet Security Follow this link for help in removing Norton BSOD vs. Internet Security !! ? Captain Debugger and you could install Microsoft Security Essentials.

Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Follow this thread and make sure you follow every steps


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa8006f868f8, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 0000000000000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel





fffff880`0335b6f0 fffff800`02ed3a89 : fffffa80`06f868d0 fffffa80`0551b680 fffff8a0`00000005 00000000`00000001 : nt!WheapCreateLiveTriageDump+0x6c
fffff880`0335bc10 fffff800`02db5667 : fffffa80`06f868d0 fffff800`02e2e5f8 fffffa80`0551b680 00000003`00000005 : nt!WheapCreateTriageDumpFromPreviousSession+0x49
fffff880`0335bc40 fffff800`02d1dc45 : fffff800`02e90360 fffffa80`0651de68 fffffa80`0651de60 fffffa80`0551b680 : nt!WheapProcessWorkQueueItem+0x57
fffff880`0335bc80 fffff800`02c96961 : fffff880`01174e00 fffff800`02d1dc20 fffffa80`0551b680 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapWorkQueueWorkerRoutine+0x25
fffff880`0335bcb0 fffff800`02f2dc06 : df94df94`d7e0d7e0 fffffa80`0551b680 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`054fd040 : nt!ExpWorkerThread+0x111
fffff880`0335bd40 fffff800`02c67c26 : fffff880`0316a180 fffffa80`0551b680 fffff880`031750c0 f5a2f5a2`0e840e84 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`0335bd80 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`0335c000 fffff880`03356000 fffff880`03f34540 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16


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A:New build won't boot first time.


Do the fans spin up at all when you first press the power button? A lot of times the fans won't turn on until they're needed.
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A:First time build, thoughts?

Power supply might be a big weak with the rest of your components installed...
And I would not use that brand of memory when modules by Crucial, Kingston, and Corsair which have a lifetime warranty are available.
but in theory all should be well.
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A:First time gaming Build

Something like this is a good base. You can get a slightly lower motherboard, leave out the sound card, and put more money into GPU and PSU. Other people can help with that.

Do you need to purchase a Windows license, monitors, kb/mouse?
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A:1st time build...not working

I recently built my box using the K8N Neo Platinum board and an AMD3400+. I had a similar problem, but it turned out that a connection was loose on the motherboard. You might want to check that. When the platinum screen comes up you should be able to go into post view, maybe that will give you some insight into whats actually happening as it freezes. Are you able to get into bios?
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A:First time build and looking for some input

You may have to overclock the system in order to use the 1600 RAM. Will you be using an old optical drive? You didn't list one. Did you allow for the purchase of an operating system in your budget? 64 bit I presume?
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A:First time build - crashes

Quote: Originally Posted by bunbury

Hi, I built a system for the first time last year, and it closes down spontanously several times a week, which makes it unreliable for trading, which was what I built it for.
I installed a new copy of Window7pro 64 bit onto the new build.

The event logs show several different error types, but I thought I would try to tackle them one by one.

The most persistent seems to be this type, which has just happened:

"A timeout (30000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the lmhosts service."

The computer had been idle for about five minutes (it is set to switch off screens after half an hour, and sleep after an hour.)
It spontaneously closed down.
Pressing the power button fired up the fans, but the screens did not come back. So I switched off the rocker power switch on the back of the case then on again, pressed the power button and it started up the fans but again no output to the screens.

Then I held in the power button on the front of the case and pressed it in again and the system rebooted normally.

lmhosts is a local configuration file that tells the computer where to look for certain internet ip's. You can search for it and open to examine it with note pad.

I suspect your network card or router is simply configured incorrectly

one way to tell is to go to stat>cmd>right click and run as admin>ipconfig /all

upload the output to us
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A:Attempting a 1st time build

Heh, hey Tranch. Wow, you just opened a whole can'o'worms.

When attempting to put together a new machine, you can start from pretty much any point you want, but you kinda need to go through the compatibility tree from there. If, for instance, you start with "Hey, I want a computer that uses this motherboard.", then you will need to start with the types of connector it uses, what it's capabilities are. For instance, does it use AGP, PCIe 1.0, PCIe 2.0 or PCIe 3.0? Is it made for AMD or Intel processors, and which ones is it designed for? What type, speeds, and sizes of RAM does it accept? You'll pretty much need to do this for each and every part you're planning on putting into the case. Hard Drives, CD/DVD drives, sound cards...all of it.

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A:Best time to build new system

You might be able to get some hardware for sale online due to Christmas sales, but how much of a sale these are is up for debate (some people claim that companies hike up prices before having Christmas sales).
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A:First time build. Can't get to post.

You should have picked Vista 32 bit. You probably have a bad motherboard
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A:First time build gone wrong and I need help

not to bring up the obvious,but did you plug the CPU.Hs fan power into the motherboard cpu fan lead?
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A:Time to build a new system

Well I must say that I am a little disappointed...NOBODY had any input! GUESS I AM ON MY OWN....WHY BOTHER POSTING?
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A:New build: first time SSD and boot priority

That is setting the boot priority for each type. You will need to set values for the specific boot types.


Hard Drive/CD/DVD ROM Drive/Floppy Drive/Network Device BBS Priorities

Specifies the boot order for a specific device type, such as hard drives, optical drives, floppy disk drives,
and devices that support Boot from LAN function, etc. Press <Enter> on this item to enter the submenu that
presents the devices of the same type that are connected. This item is present only if at least one device
for this type is installed.Click to expand...

If you look under the Hard Drive listing, you should see both HDD and SSD. Select which one you want to boot. The one you select should show in the priority list for booting to HDD.
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A:New Build specs, First time builder

WOW, thats a nice build!

Although I gotta ask, what is it you do that would require the 4x8GB memory modules? Unless you are doing something spectacular, 2x8GB would probably be more than you need for a very long time.

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- OS - Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
- Original OS is the one I'm running
- Full retail version
- Age of system - 2 1/2 months
- Age of OS installation - 2 1/2 months
- Have you re-installed the OS? No

- CPU - i7 2600K
- Video Card - EVGA GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores
- Motherboard - Asus MAXIMUS IV EXTREME-Z 1155 Intel Z68
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- System Manufacturer - Custom Build

A:BSOD (Only Third Time Since System Build)


The requested page of kernel data could not be read in. Typically caused by
a bad block in the paging file or disk controller error. Also see
If the error status is 0xC000000E, 0xC000009C, 0xC000009D or 0xC0000185,
it means the disk subsystem has experienced a failure.
If the error status is 0xC000009A, then it means the request failed because
a filesystem failed to make forward progress.
Arg1: 0000000000000020, lock type that was held (value 1,2,3, or PTE address)
Arg2: ffffffffc000009d, error status (normally i/o status code)
Arg3: fffffa80124aa078, current process (virtual address for lock type 3, or PTE)
Arg4: 0000000000000000, virtual address that could not be in-paged (or PTE contents if arg1 is a PTE address)

Debugging Details:

TRIAGER: Could not open triage file : C:\x86\triage\modclass.ini, error 2


DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardware

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7a_c000009d





LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff800034c2d5c to fffff800034cec80

fffff880`039d96d8 fffff800`034c2d5c : 00000000`0000007a 00000000`00000020 ffffffff`c000009d fffffa80`124aa078 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`039d96e0 fffff800`034b7c87 : fffffa80`124aa010 00000000`c000009d 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`124aa0a8 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x505f0
fffff880`039d97a0 fffff800`034c16d7 : fffffa80`0cdae040 fffffa80`0cdae090 00000000`00000004 fffff880`01a8cd17 : nt!IopCompletePageWrite+0x57
fffff880`039d97d0 fffff800`034c48cd : fffffa80`0cdae040 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiDeliverApc+0x1c7
fffff880`039d9850 fffff800`034d11da : fffff880`039d99c0 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`00000000 fffffa80`163c8990 : nt!KiCommitThreadWait+0x3dd
fffff880`039d98e0 fffff800`0345fd9f : fffffa80`00000002 fffff880`039d9be0 fffffa80`00000001 00000000`00000013 : nt!KeWaitForMultipleObjects+0x272
fffff880`039d9ba0 fffff800`03768f7a : fffffa80`0cdae040 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000080 00000000`00000001 : nt!MiModifiedPageWriter+0xcf
fffff880`039d9c00 fffff800`034bf9c6 : fffff880`009b3180 fffffa80`0cdae040 fffff880`009be0c0 00000000`00000000 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`039d9c40 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiStartSystemThread+0x16


nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+505f0
fffff800`034c2d5c cc int 3


SYMBOL_NAME: nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+505f0



IMAGE_NAME: ntkrnlmp.exe


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x7a_c000009d_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+505f0

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x7a_c000009d_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+505f0

Followup: MachineOwner

You have a serious problem with your HDD, it could be failure at worst.
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A:First Time Computer Build - Help and Suggestions?

Use this Power Supply Calculator
It will give you an estimate of your required wattage.
I would recommend a PSU around the 600W range. Just to make your system open to newer upgrades.
PSU brands are really important in terms of reliability. Good PSU manufacturers include Antec, Thermaltake, Cooler Master, Seasonic, FSP, Enermax.

Your motherboard is a bit on the low side, especially since you are using it with the mighty Q6600.
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Corsair XMS2 2x1GB DDR2-800MHz PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12)
Try to find the same one at the place you shop at.

For the video card, the 8600GTS doesn't exactly justify its price. It performs barely any better than the 8600GT, yet it costs $60-$100 more.
I would recommend that you either push your budget and get an 8800GTS-320MB (entry-level high-end card), or get the XFX 8600GT XXX-Edition (an overclocked 8600GT, more value for the money than the 8600GTS).

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I have attached the dump file and the system health report and my full spec's are located in "My System Spec's"

Thank you very much for your help!


A:BSOD 1st time on recent build

Quote: Originally Posted by ranger72

This happened at approximately 1:26pm today This box is a recent home build with a clean install approximately 2 weeks ago.

This machine has been running magnificiently as well as I can tell until this happened today.

I restarted the machine and had no further problems that I can tell.

I have attached the dump file and the system health report and my full spec's are located in "My System Spec's"

Thank you very much for your help!


Blamed on NETIO.sys. Often when this happens it is actually Zone Alarm. If so I would remove it and replace with microsoft Security essentials and the win 7 firewall. If not I would remove the AVG and replace with MSE.


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\042011-24570-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Symbols*;srv*e:\symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17514.amd64fre.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03211000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03456e90
Debug session time: Wed Apr 20 13:25:24.148 2011 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 6:17:02.132
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {fffff880027aac30, 2, 1, fffff8800179cf0d}

Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!memmove+bd )

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If kernel debugger is available get stack backtrace.
Arg1: fffff880027aac30, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg4: fffff8800179cf0d, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:
WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800034c20e8


fffff880`0179cf0d 488941e0 mov qword ptr [rcx-20h],rax





TRAP_FRAME: fffff8800ace3ff0 -- (.trap 0xfffff8800ace3ff0)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
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How much are your abobve components adding up to? Based on that we could recommend the remaining stuff.
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A:Additional equipment for first time build

Omnislip said:

So, I know what components I am going to buy, although with no experience, I fear that I may forget to purchase some essential equipment, things like anti-static wristbands. I'll put some questions in a list, which should make it easy. (antec 902, gtx 460, i5 760, 4 gb ram)

Will I need to purchase any additional wires for my system? (i.e. that don't come with the components themselves)Click to expand...

Maybe. The case you purchase will come with the connectors it needs. Your PSU will come with them too. Your motherboard may well ship with things like SATA cables etc in the box. If not, you need one sata cable for each device (optical and hard disks).

Does thermal paste come with the retail processor?Click to expand...

It will likely come with it already applied, but you can apply better stuff yourself. I'll leave someone else to tell you the best stuff. I just use OCZ silver thermal stuff (can't remember proper name).

Are there any points of general advice you could give me?Click to expand...

Everyone has different way of doing things. It goes without saying that you should read the manual for the motherboard before doing anything.

This is how I build a system:
Unpack the motherboard
Fit the CPU and cooler (some people find this easier with the motherboard in place. I prefer to do it on the bench)
fit the RAM
Unpack the case, and remove the sides
Fit the power supply
fit the optical drive(s)
Fit the hard disk(s) (If I'm fitting a fan behind the disks I do this before the drives)
Fit the standoff's for the motherboard into the case
Fit the motherboard to the case and screw it down.
Fit the graphics card to the now fitted motherboard
Wire up all power connectors on the motherboard
Connect the SATA connectors to the optical and hard disks
Fit the silent, replacement and much better case fans
Have a cuppa
Then check absolutely everything from the start to the bottom

If I was to buy only the components listed in the 'Enthusiast system' found in the PC building guide, what else would I need?Click to expand...

Without looking you need the following as a minimum:

CPU & cooler (retail packs include both items)
Thermal grease if your replacing it
Graphics card (if your not using on-board graphics)
Optical drive
Hard disk
Power supply.
Screen ( )
Operating system (its not hardware but its useless without it!)

Decent silent ball-bearing fans to fit your chosen case

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If you have any specific questions by all means ask away and I/others can answer them.
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A:updated Win 10 to (build 10586) and lost half of my favorites

Which browser ?
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A:Problem officer? First time computer build!

Your monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 906BW from the other thread) runs a max resolution of 1440 x 900 so unless you plan on changing it for a larger monitor which supports higher reoslution you can look at lower specification graphics cards and check their performance in reviews/Tomshardware/Anantech sites to see if it would be suitable for your gaming needs. I suggest looking at benchmarks and search for the graphics card you are considering and the games you play to see how it performs at the 1440x900 (or similar 1680 x 1050, 1366 x 768m etc.) resolution.

Memory: Should i get 2 pairs, or just stay with the 4gb?Click to expand...

Just one, 4GB should be fine. Plus you can always get more later if you need it. For gaming anything over 8GB is generally considered overkill. I'd start with the 4GB.

Processor: This is the most expensive item, should i stick with the i5, or can i go with an i3?Click to expand...

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For a cheaper option either and AMD Phenom II processor (X4 or X6, 4 or 6 core), or one of the new A8 ones with the Fusion core.
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Motherboard: nothing much to say about it, does it work with everything else?Click to expand...

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A:Windows 7 build 7600 FREEZES ALL THE TIME

Operating System System Model
Windows Vista Ultimate (build 7600) No details available
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.80 gigahertz AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
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WDC WD5000AAKS-00A7B2 ATA Device [Hard drive] (500.11 GB) -- drive 1 2560 Megabytes Installed Memory

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Slot 'DIMM_B1' is Empty
Slot 'DIMM_A2' has 2048 MB
Slot 'DIMM_B2' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

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d: (NTFS on drive 1) 446.42 GB 293.22 GB free
g: (NTFS on drive 0) 500.11 GB 77.43 GB free
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Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
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local system accounts
Administrator 14/07/2009 4:53:58 p.m. (admin)
Guest 25/03/2010 6:56:55 p.m.

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A:Random BSODs, new PC build, first time builder

Hello ImmortalOne.

We have checked two of your latest crash dumps, and both of them are caused by BitBefender.

fffff880`0d1b62a8 fffff880`0c12d0deUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\trufos.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for trufos.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for trufos.sys
Description here: Driver Reference Table - trufos.sys

fffff880`14879750 fffff880`0135f12dUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\gzflt.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for gzflt.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for gzflt.sys
Description here: Driver Reference Table - gzflt.sys

You need to uninstall BitDefender. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

Also, there are some display related errors.

fffff880`148791c8 fffff880`05b5f3bfUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
And the version of the driver is sometimes problematic.

fffff880`0581c000 fffff880`06313000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Thu Sep 12 10:46:00 2013 (52314E10)
CheckSum: 00AC9E83
ImageSize: 00AF7000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Install the NVIDIA DRIVERS 314.22WHQL only.
Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features3D Vision Control Driver
3D Vision Driver
Graphics Driver
HD Audio Driver
nvidia Update
(Are you using nvidia chipset drivers? If so, dont uninstall anything other than those are listed).
Now follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
Download 314.22 WHQL. While installing, Select Custom (Advanced) install. In the next page, follow this settings:
Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the “Startup” tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus (Microsoft Security Essentials)
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Let us know the results. I guess that there may be some other issues, and some other actions may be required, but only after seeing the results.
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A:Is this a good time to buy? (proposed build inside)

Short on time here, may edit back later.
Now is a decent time to build, AMD, Nvidia, and Intel have thrown in their latest and greatest(?) into the market for a little while, enough time for prices to drop and newer midrange winners to come out.
Decent build, I would up the motherboard to maybe a 790GX or something if you are an over****er, and I would get a 945, and go with an AM3 motherboard since prices of AM3 and DDR3 are FAR lower, nearly DDR2 and AM2+ prices.
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Quad cores are, again I mention, not the best for gaming, though AM3 leaves many more upgrade paths than an intel dual core, the E8xxx series dual cores still dominate the gaming market, though a phenom IIx4 or x3 are good deals.
I personally may wait a little and see if AMD can throw out some speedy new 40nm 4870?s, but go ahead and order when we fix up your build if you want, 55nm -> 40nm is not going to bring a world of wonder, I don?t think.

i'm wondering if right now is a good time to buy a gaming pc. i know there is always something better on the horizon so you gotta just jump in and make a decision, but i'm not super tech savy. not sure if i should wait for windows 7 and direct x 11 cards and when am3/i7(ddr3 setups) are more affordable.Click to expand...

I think AM3 may leave you some more room to upgrade later, and i7 is expensive, i5 will leave you more crippled. about directx11, I have absolutely no idea, but by the time DX11 comes out, DX12 may draw you in for another wait . AM3 and DDR3 is already so much cheaper than before.

starcraft 2Click to expand...

Do you know when sc2 comes out? I don't think all the best starcraft players won't adapt to sc2 very quickly, the micro just seems far too warcraft3 style, I hated that game.
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A:reduce the time to download the latest build of Windows 10

Originally Posted by balubeto


From the activation of Windows 10, how many hours must elapse before Windows downloads its latest build?

It is possible to speed up this time so as to almost immediately download the latest build?



I believe it's a first come first serve basis via a queue. Therefore, there is no way to speed it up.
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Version 3.98(6220)
Release Date 2007/02/07
Update Description
Special Note
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A:I'm lost for words to be honest, 6th time fighting off infection

I'm already starting to see signs of infection.Hello and Welcome -Can you please be a bit more specific with your statement - Example, Redirects , Advertising popups , Not able to access sites , Etc -A few basic scans first to see if there are any infections showing as present -Download, Install and Update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free If you have the program already just Update and run a Quick scan -Post the scan log back here -Download, Install and Update SuperantiSpyware Free If you have the program already just Update and run a Quick scan -Post the scan log back here -Click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan You may be prompted to disable any antivirus programs for this to run - Download ESET online Scanner this will take quite a while to load the base program and then the updated definitions -Post any results back here -Download Security Check by Screen317 from HERE or HERE, and save it to your Desktop.* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.Note: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.Download Adware Cleaner Vista and Win7, Right click and Run it as Admin - Click the Delete button allow it to run and post the log it creates.AdWare CleanerThank You -
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I'll appreaciate your cooperation.


A:Spin up Time - Warning Imminent data lost is predistec

Are you having trouble with this drive? If not, this error could be meaningless. Does the Drive pass its SMART test?
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A:Tons of Time and $ lost.. New Restore, DNS hijack? Invisible File, or I'm Crazy?

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to a new file.



CHR HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
BHO: Webroot Vault -> {c8d5d964-2be8-4c5b-8cf5-6e975aa88504} -> C:\ProgramData\WRData\pkg\LPBar64.dll => No File
BHO-x32: Webroot Vault -> {c8d5d964-2be8-4c5b-8cf5-6e975aa88504} -> C:\ProgramData\WRData\pkg\LPBar.dll => No File
Toolbar: HKLM - Webroot Toolbar - {97ab88ef-346b-4179-a0b1-7445896547a5} - C:\ProgramData\WRData\pkg\LPBar64.dll No File
Toolbar: HKLM-x32 - Webroot Toolbar - {97ab88ef-346b-4179-a0b1-7445896547a5} - C:\ProgramData\WRData\pkg\LPBar.dll No File
CHR Extension: (Chrome Web Store Payments) - C:\Users\Casey\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\nmmhkkegccagdldgiimedpiccmgmieda [2016-06-08]
C:\Users\Casey\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\nmmhkkegccagdldgiimedpiccmgmieda

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Would I have any problems if I install the icon pack?


A:Can I install Icon Packs designed for Build 7600 on to Build 7601?

You can normally install icons anywhere you like, on any machine or system which uses them, they are merely small graphics of various types. Unless the "Icon-pack" is using software to install something else, ( in which case be careful what it does), you can install it anywhere.

Some "Icon-packs" make extensive changes to system files, are dependent on the system to which they are installed, and best avoided.

Regards....Mike Connor