Forum discussion tagged with Vanguard.
  1. louietien

    [SOLVED] Is Vanguard Safe?

    Hey guys, I must admit I haven't really been doing much research on the subject, and haven't exactly traced it back to Valorant. But I just need an expert opinion. My friend notified me recently that he did a malware scan and had a bunch of backdoors, trojans and bitcoin miners on his computer...
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    [SOLVED] Can someone help me find this file?

    Im trying to play Valorant but Riot Vanguard keeps saying it blocked a file it says its at \Devices\HarddiskVolume4\Windows\Temp\cpuz149\cpuz149_x64.sys does anyone know where i can find this file?
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    Question Is the i7 4790s Enough for GTX 1080 ti + 4k Gaming?

    Hello, I have i7 4790s. and I just want to be sure, that's enough for 4k Ultra gaming? Maybe will bottleneck, maybe will not. I don't know. If it's OK, so I can buy GTX 1080 Ti ;) Mobo: MSI H81M-P33 Ram: Kingston ddr3 16gb HDD: 1tb Seagate 7200rpm SSD: Adata 240 GB PSU: Thermaltake...
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    Need advice upgrading my PC

    So i bought this PC about two years ago on a limited budget. It has worked great but obviously i do need a better GPU as i only have a 750ti in it. I can play games but FPS isn't steady and sometimes i do get big drops which makes game play unplayable for a couple of seconds or so. The MB is...
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    Wanna upgrade my build need opinions

    Hello all, so I have been waiting quite long for this... Finally I want to upgrade my really old build.So I have a plan but I need opinions.Firstly I have really old and quite weak i5-3470s ( low power version ) , 8gb ddr3 ram, a GTX 1050 2gb ( bought quite cheap and for now it's more than...
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    Possible false positive errors from AOMEI Partition Assistant CHKDSK scan?

    I need to create some extra unallocated space on my system drive (in case Windows later needs it to create extra recovery partitions). I was told that AOMEI Partition Assistant was a good program to use, so I downloaded and installed it. The program featured a link to an article about the safest...
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    Zotac Showcases Two Of The World's Smallest GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPUs

    Zotac claimed that, at just 8.3 inches (4.5 inches shorter than the GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme), these are the world's smallest GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards. Zotac Showcases Two Of The World's Smallest GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPUs : Read more
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    Installing static pressure fans vs high airflow fans

    Hello ! As i am kinda weak when it comes to pc hardware part i might just ask my concerns here. Currently i am swapping my Maelstrom liquid cooler to a NZXT Kraken x52. Instead of the place where my currect two cooling fans + radiator are i wanted to mount an RBG fan(NZXT aer or Corsair HD120...
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    Taking hard drive from my HP PC and putting into a new PC build, is this a simple swap like I was told? Need some answers!

    I have a HP PC with windows 10 (64 Edition). I was told if I bought a new computer, keeping the processor the same, meaning old computer is AMD, new computer will be AMD etc. Can I unplug the hard drive and plug it in to the mother board on the new computer? The new motherboard will have the...
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    Irq conflicts registry

    How do i change irq conflicts in the registry
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    Beep with RAM, no Beep with no ram

    Been having some trouble with my recently completed build. There is no display showing up when I turn my PC on. The fans run, the LEDs turn on, and my monitor and cable (tried both DVI and HDMI) are recognized but still no display. I referenced this helpful guide and got down to bread boarding...
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    4k or 1080p xps 15?

    I am in a dilemma about buying 4k or 1080p xps 15, I want a display that doesn't show individual pixels, so how clear is 1080 15 inch display?
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    Do I need cooling on my ssd?

    Hello! I have a mass storage (690gb) ssd from sandisk, and my hardware monitor tells me that it is 30° C (~86° F). I am not sure if this is accurate or not... but that leads me to my question. Do I need a fan blowing on my ssd? I have a custom mini itx case and there is no air moving on the ssd...
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    OBS and PC hardware questions

    I gave a shot at making local recordings using OBS. I followed some of the recommended setting guides around here and some on youtube. I have not been able to produce a video that is looks good without skipping. I am starting to think that my hardware is not sufficient for what I am trying to...
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    Is This A Good Gaming PC? Good or Bad?
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    Abnormal behavior of Windows

    My specs Core2duo e7500 Ram 2 gig ddr2 Amd 6670 Wd cavier 320gb I was doing regular stuff like checking mail etc and suddenly got Bsod. Before i could read anything it rebooted into a blaack screen. Everytime i tried rebooting it showed a blacl screen. I tried reinserting the Ram, but then...
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    Is that PSU good for gtx 750ti ?

    Output Watts 400W Fan Type 1 FAN (Size : 80 X 25 ) Cable length 40 CM Connectors 1 x 20+4 pin connector,1 X 4 pin connector 2 SATA , 2 Molex AC Input 230V 50-60Hz 5A DC Output +3.3V : 25A +5V:28A +12V:15A -12V:0.5A +5VSB:2A Power Cord Option +12V Rails: Enhanced rails +12V X 1
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    Every game I try to start I get a "missing .dll" error. Are my games broken?

    Every game I try to start I get a "missing .dll" error. Recently I had to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 (all data from SSD wiped out) But I had all my games on a separate HDD, and I still can see the files there, just when I press the .exe's get the .dll error. Are my games broken from...
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    What Fans Should I Get For My H100i

    Hey. I have had an h100i for a year and a half, and the fans still sound like a windblower every time I run my computer. I am wondering what fans I should get to replace the stock ones. I have seen good things about the Corsair sp120 High Pressure and the sp120 Silent. I have also heard...
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    Quick ODD Question

    Can I use a USB 3.0 to SATA adapter cable to connect my internal Blu-ray drive to the rear panel USB 3.0 port on my motherboard? The Blu-ray drive will be powered by a SATA power connector from my PSU...
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    I have a dell optiplex 380 mt with Windows 7 64 bit installed only Bios update

    I have a dell optiplex 380mt with bios 2010 ai1 installed i have 4 gig of ram which i want to increase to 8 gig if i flash the bios with update 0380-ao7 2014 will this enable me to do this and it would appear that i can also use the Windows system itself to flash the Bios after i down load the...
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    A4 7300 Crossfire

    what card can i crossfire with the A4 7300 i dont want to hear your better off not to crossfire get a good card etc, just need that simple question answered please? cheers
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    sabertooth X79 boot problem

    My system, which has a Corsair cooler, was working fine for a couple of years until I changed out the fans for quiet Noctua fans. I initially got the error CPU Fan error so I upgraded the bios then selected Ignore bios fan speed and ignore CPU Fan Speed Low Limit. I still cannot get by the bios...
  24. RacAtat007

    How to find what drive Win 10 installed on?

    So I have 1 SSD and 2 HDDs in my PC and I installed Windows 10 using the auto-install while I was sleeping. I just booted up using Win 10 for the first time and everything is super slow compared to Win 7. My SSD is my C: drive and I was using that for my OS drive but my old OS drive, a HDD also...
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    1.81TB Total Space on my 3TB Drive?

    Why do I have 1.81TB total space on my new 3TB Toshiba external drive? I re-partitioned it to use all available space in one partition, and Computer Management says that's all there is. I'm running Windows 8.1. Thanks in advance for any help! Terri
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    Amd radeon hd 7500g or intel hd 4000??

    which one is better?
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    Thoughts on my ~ 1000$ USD Build (Tower, Keyboard, Mouse, OS & Monitor included) feedba

    Thoughts on my ~ 1000$ USD Build (Tower, Keyboard, Mouse, OS & Monitor included any feedback or suggestions to change welcome, will be buying this in just a few weeks and thought i should check with you amazing people before deciding on a final buy
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    AMD FX-9590 Compatibility

    So I just built my computer with a sorta-crappy CPU (AMD Phenom II X6 1065T), which is AM3, 2.9 GHz, and 95w. :pfff: I already read the Gigabyte CPU support page, and want to be perfectly sure that when I order the processor, it will work properly with all of my components. SPECS: - Gigabyte...
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    Mortal Kombat X does not start

    I recently bought MKX from steam. I installed it, and when i try to run it, the logo appears, and freezes. In task manager MK10.exe is not responding. What can i do? I had the pirated version (i am a filthy scrub), but i enjoyed the game and bought it, can there be interferences between those...
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    ASUS Z87-A BIOS Optimized Defaults

    I tried to search through threads to see if I could find anything and unless I missed, I did not see anyone already ask about this so I apologize if this is a repeat. I need to default my MB to default settings in BIOS if possible. Loading optimized Defaults overclocks my CPU to roughly 4.2...
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    GTA V crashes after i changed GTX 750 to GTX 970

    So recently i changed the MSI GTX 750 to the MSI GTX 970. Tried the GTX 970 on GTA V. I played for 30min until it crashed. So i said to myself "Ok i'll turn down the graphics". Later on i play online and it crashes again... Fine alright... it happens... Turn it down. 1hr later crashes again in...
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    Power Supply ADaptor for Vantec Nexstar CX External 3.5" Hardrive Enclosure USB 2.0 Interface

    I need to replace the Power Supply Adaptor for my Vantec Nexstar CX External 3.5" Hardrive Enclosure USB 2.0 Interface unit. The user's manual does not indicate what type of power supply adaptor is needed. Please advise on the power adaptor specs so that I can purchase a new one somewhere. Thanks
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    What happens of I change my mobo and processor?

    I want to change my AMD processor to Intel, so I need to get an LGA mobo. What would happen to my custom PC? Also, I have the reusable version of Windows 8.1 64 bit. EDIT: I forgot to mention I have an SSD boot drive for ONLY my OS. Just that.
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    Looking to upgrade to a gtx770

    While looking for a gtx 770 to upgrade to i found this beauty... will this play farcry 4 at 60fps? :D
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    Which type of laptop overheats more out of these?

    Which type of laptop overheats quicker/more: Laptops with a fan at the bottom of it Laptops with a fan on left hand side or right hand side
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    PC not booting, not displaying

    Today, I was doing something on my PC, and it suddenly shut down. The next few times I turned on the PC, nothing displayed on the monitor. The fans and hard drives were on, but nothing else was happening. I used another monitor with no success. I removing the CMOS, waiting, and then inserting...
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    Computer Instantly Restarting When Trying To Power On

    System Specs Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3 CPU: Intel i5-2500k CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X60 PSU: Corsair AX760i Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB 1333MHz (2x4GB sticks) GPU: Asus GTX 980 Strix Sound Card: Xonar Phoebus Solo Case: NZXT Phantom 530 Primrary Drive: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB Secondary...
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    can a wireless router be used without internet?

    My kids are getting ipods for Christmas.. I don't have internet service, so I was wondering if they can use wifi from a router without internet access
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    Athlon ii x4 645 with gtx 750

    My brother is looking to upgrade to a gtx 750. He currently is running a Athlon ii x4 645 with a 380w antec with no gpu. Will he be bottlenecking himself bad if at all and will he be able to play newer games at 1080?Thats all he really cares about on his almost nothing budget.
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    Motherboard compatible with GPU

    Hi. I would like to know if my Gigabyte P31-ES3G is compatible with the Zotac Geforce GTX 650 Synergy Edition 2GB 128bit. As long as i have PCI-e x16 and tue GPU has PCI-e x16 3.0