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    select boot disc error

    I went to turn the computer on and it went straight to a prompt after the bios to select a boot drive. I rebooted and tried to get into the bios but the keyboard wouldnt work. I dont know enough to be able to say if its the hard drive or the motherboard. None of the USBs on the MB work and...
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    No internet access after multiple virus removals

    My girlfriend's laptop was infected with dozens of malware of a lot of kinds like Trojans, adware, droppers and some of them were even located in C://Windows/ so I installed avast and did multiple scans including boot time scan and they removed every malicious file on the system, but after the...
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    ZOTAC GTX 750 TI compatible with my G31TM-P21?

    I am looking forward to buy a GTX 750 TI but I don't know if it is compatible with my motherboard. Please tell me if it is compatible. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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    XP needs activation, but says already activated when I try to activate! - What's going on here?

    HI, XP home edition was activated and copied to a new HDD as the old one had errors and was in need of replacement. So far no problem. Now when I boot I get a message that says XP needs to be activated within x days. I click the activation button only to be told windows is already activated! -...
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    Working on a small home server

    So far I have a motherboard, CPU, and PSU picked out for this realitivily cheap build. Intel BX80662G4400 Pentium Processor Gigabyte LGA1151 Intel H110 Micro ATX DDR4 EVGA 430 W1 80+, 430W I need a cheap SSD to boot off, and then at least three HDD's and at least 4GB of RAM. I'll pick a case...
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    FX 6300 temps

    Hello, I'm new here.. I want know if my cpu FX 6300' temps are stable for the stock cooler. 68 Celsius in HW:Monitor and 4 degrees thermal margin in AMD Overdrive at 4 GHz frequency. Turbo Core Disabled ! My mobo : Asrock 980D3S3 By the way I have 2 vents : one in the front and one in the back...
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    Upgrading/partial new build help

    Hi. My PC is getting kind of dated in the processor area but my motherboard appears to be too dated for any more recent processors, so I've decided to build a new PC except for the GPU, Ram (already bought it), and hard drive (mine is still perfectly functional and only a year old so I figured I...
  8. J

    One Smart TV connecting to Amazon seems to create multiple network connections, slowing loading

    If I connect my one smart tv to the internet and view an Amazon program and shut down the tv, then later watch another program, it appears on my network as more than 1 TV. When I have 3 or 4 of these "network TV" connections, there begin to be loading problems and complaints from the network...
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    How much is my custom pc worth?

    What can I sell this for? *BASE_PRICE: [+755] BLUETOOTH: None CABLE: None CAS: Thermaltake Urban S21 w/ USB 3.0 & Side-Panel Window CASUPGRADE: 12in Liquid Neon Thunder Pattern Light (Blue Color) CD: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR) CD2: None COOLANT...
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    Downscaling monitor resolutions

    I have a question regarding how downsizing works in relation to monitors that have the same display size. If I were to downscale a 27 inch 2k resolution display to 1080p would the image clarity be the same as a native 27 inch that natively displays 1080p? PPI should be the same between both...
  11. blobdagr8

    gtx 980+AMD 8350 black 4.2ghz

    My question is this, why does my system not give me 60 fps with some games? I have an Asus m5a99fx pro Mobo and 16gb of team vulcan ram at 2133ghz o.c. to accompany the GPU and CPU, yet on Dying Light my fps are on average around 30. I've found that if I turn the view distance all the way down...
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    Windows 7 Does not boot when i put in a GPU

    EDIT: If you have a problem with your core2quad here has no actual solutions. Please do not waste your time scrolling through. I'm sorry if you came here looking for actual answers but here is more of a suggestion thread on where to go. Right. I've been following Tom's Hardware for awhile now...
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    How to save drivers before xp reinstall

    Hi, How to save drivers before xp reinstall. Please advise. Thans, Joe
  14. Tinchox

    $180 + 256GB SSD = Help

    Hi, i have like $180 for a new ssd For, gaming, video rendering, etc with one of this is the best Crucial MX100 SandDisk Extreme Pro Samsung 850 Pro im using Windows 8.1 pro
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    I/O error with graphics card?

    Ok I'm not a PC pro by any means but I know a good chunk of stuff. Bought a GeForce 660 GTX graphics card for my computer recently, installed it, ran fine. That same day, through a series of stupid events my tower fell off my desk twice. Aside from damage to the case, the machine was actually...
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    Which rig is better?

    I need Pros and Cons of Both PLEASE! Rig 1- CPU: Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock H81M-HDS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Micro Center) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($85.99 @ Newegg) Storage...
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    Fm 2 does fit on fm2+ mobo?

    Hi I have an AMD Athlon 2 x4 740 and going to buy a new mobo I just wanted to be sure if it fits on an fm2 + socket. The mobo I want is an msi a78m-e45.