Recent content by 42gary

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    RAM heatsinks needed?

    If you plan on using this pc for gaming or other highly graphical applications then heatsinks would be reccomended, but if its just going to be used for regular programs/documents then it wouldnt be necessary at all. As for the clearance w/heatsinks usually it can be done but it all depends on...
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    Installing ethernet card

    dont forget to power down your pc and be sure you arent doing this while dragging your feet on the carpet :p
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    CS:S Map Prefixes

    Ok, here u go. First of all FY doesnt stand for fu** yourself....its actually Fight Yard cs- hostage rescue aim- skill map/ usually sniper or close pistol combat surf - surfing (my personal favorite) ka - knife arena he - grenade map and the rest are just more custom maps (quite a few...
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    Computer Will Not Powerup

    pick up an antec 400w or bigger. you wont suffer from having too big of a psu but too small just wont do. And about the 4 pin plug...those are standard on all new power supplys.
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    Axed by Dell

    I believe that your best bet would be to uninstall the cd/drive via the device manager and reboot the system, allowing windows to reinstall it with the "downgraded" drivers that worked for you previously. So what :up: LoserOlimbs :up: said and you should be back to normal
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    Want to Make Sure I have Clock Speed and FSB Correct

    DDR stands for Double Data Rate: so basically the memory is working at double rate so 200 actual x2 gives you the 400. I just confused myself trying to explain that properly, so im gonna get some sleep. Hopefully that answers your question. :o
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    Solved: install new mobo help

    :up: Thanks again!
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    How can a convert a Master HD to a Slave HD

    On the back of the hdd there should be 3 sets of 2 prongs and you should see cs ma and sl unless its a laptop drive then you most likely wont. If not then your best bet would be to transfer that drives contents to another drive that can be labled as slave.
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    Solved: install new mobo help

    Wouldnt it be nice if everything was that simple. Thanks for your help today, and a couple days ago with the overclocking question you helped me solve. Would you reccomend this as a good board?
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    How can a convert a Master HD to a Slave HD

    have you tried placing the jumper in the slave position? or you can jump the cable select prongs and use the slave plug on your cable Either way, your pc will see that hd as the slave drive.
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    Solved: install new mobo help

    I have just purchased a new mobo for my pc and I need to keep all software and settings that are on my hdd. What is the proper process for doing this? my new board is a abit ag8-3rd eye and im running xp home sp2 thanks
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    laptop very slow

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    laptop very slow

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 11:23:30 AM, on 5/8/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe...
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    laptop very slow

    recently my toshiba laptop has started running very slowly. I have also got an error that says ...this application cannot run with an active debugger in memory, please unload the debugger and restart the application. Pc Pitstop reports my processor running at 1.2 mhz instead of 3.2 like it...
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    memory ecc?

    1 last question. on my board there are 4 slots 2+2 At this time i have 2 512mb Crucial sticks and each one is on the #1 slot of the board. (i.e. 1 pair a+b - next to them are the other pair a+b both sticks are in the *A* position. Is this correct? Also these sticks are the same brand and...