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  • Dude, I lost total respect for Ubisoft when Ubisoft Montreal announced Army of Two and gave a release date, hyped up all these crazy new game ideas, then released it a year and a half after the due date. The game had 5 missions, and horrible story w…
  • I've been following the series Call of Duty since CoD3. When CoD4 came out me and my xbox live buddies spent ages playing that game. Out of the 8 million registered players on CoD4 I'm ranked 10240 in the world for kills as of yesterday with 135k. I…
  • I have a few. Mass Effect on my 360. There is a sequel out now and I absolutely loved the original. I'm very far in the game but CoD4 came out and I played it everyday since then. (unhappy with mw2). FF13, Even though it just came out, i lost ste…
  • you're absolutely right i remember hearing about that. That falls under the certain circumstances category though. I assume a person concerned with their security wouldn't have default login credentials on anything. Do you remember which routers wer…
  • by keeping it i mean keep a current copy. PS- the newer copies of combofix recently started alerting the user a new version is available (if internet connection is present). Once a week i check to see if it's been updated, I keep a copy of it and…
  • I have comcast too and used the link to disable the service, works fine like it used to.
  • Everyone has been correct for the most part. A router firewall can be used just like a firewall on the pc in the respect you can block incoming and outgoing connections if you configure it correctly. The most secure approach would be to allow incomi…
  • Seems solid. Good fit. What I'm about to suggest is based on me not knowing exactly what your FSB is set to, but I would get my ram/fsb ratio in harmony. If you don't know what I mean look up my e5200 wolfdale overclocking thread here. Basically you…
  • While on the subject of pirating, who here hasn't made a mix tape off the radio back in the 90's and shared it with friends? That's a perfect example of piracy that was thought to be acceptable. Literally every tape deck had two bays and one would r…
  • chrisWhite wrote: Lynx, I'm fairly certain my ability to analyze a situation very quickly has been improved my gaming, I'm not sure whether it's helped reaction time in driving specifically but I do attribute it as a major factor in that I've stai…
  • Hey everybody, sorry for my absence I had a spinal fusion 3 weeks ago and i've been out of commision. For me, playing first person shooter games increased my analytical skills and quick decision making ability. I play Call of Duty on the Xbox 360…
  • Khaos wrote: I switched from AS5 to MX-2 and it dropped my temps an additional few degrees. Fairly awesome stuff, and it doesn't change consistency with heat like some other pastes do. I don't have experience with OCZ Freeze, but it has gotten ver…
  • Don't forget he also discovered Global Warming and Herpes Simplex 3 while vacationing with Chuck Norris in Borneo.
  • Well there again I thought I was on to something special. haha. Although everquest players... I dunno MMO types seem lower on the Tanaka scale of people who matter. I therefore discard your reality and substitute my own. Al Gore invented teh interwe…
  • lol touche. We started saying ePenis about a year ago around here. It's the metric measurement of a mans technical bad-assery. Said to be immortalized in large statues in the shape of a penis to symbolize male technical dominance. The larger the fea…
  • Has Google Earth indexed your ePenis yet? It must be visible from space XD
  • That's very good. Did you post a 1M super Pi time yet?
  • bummer. So what have you got running for your 24/7 OC right now? What are temps like?
  • I've been trying to get a 400MHz FSB booted to no avail. Seems like there's a wall between 333 and 400 that I haven't explored. I tried setting my multi to 6 and FSB at 400, RAM to 800 and all other settings to auto and it wont even make it to bios.…
  • Buddy, I had a similar issue with my plug. I solvedit by routing it under the video card near the slot entrace. There's enough gap there for me on my rig to get the wire under there and avoid draping it over the video card and thus in the way of coo…
  • 15.802 on E5200 @ 3.67GHz
  • Nice to know. When I do house calls for my customers 99% of the time I am fighting spyware. The real problem is that spyware is funded by advertising agencies. Shady websites will put their advertising code in their page and when you load their page…
  • Thanks for the info. What turned out to be the cause of the problem? Preventing it in the future would be better than knowing the fix.
  • At NerdNOS we come from a world of antiquated server systems. You can forget about overclocking anything on these ancient things. We spent a bunch of time learning what made them run faster. I did a TON of research and testing in 06 involving recomp…
  • Now remember this, if it's just a software issue like being full of malware you can always back up your personal files that you know arent infected and just reformat and reinstall. I understand you have programs you want to keep. A program that I wa…
  • I agree with airbornflght that the largest factor in setting your fan speeds in the antec 900 case is the "warm fuzzy feeling" factor. Even on the lowest speed settings the Antec 900 has better airflow than most other cases regardless of fan setup. …
  • If this turns out to be some horrible virus infection please bring back here the results and details. It'd be interesting to see and might save someone some future trouble.
  • letting go of the box really isnt an issue, replacing just a hard drive is minor work if you familiarize yourself with the process. It's essentially checking the jumper setting to make sure its appropriate for your setup (default is usually fine). Y…
  • Another thing I just thought of after reading all of this, if chkdsk/scandisk comes back clean, make sure you arent overheating. You could have some cobweb cornbread baking in the fins of your heatsink. Some of the symptoms you describe are common o…
  • use chkdsk in recovery console, sorry. save scandisk for when you are in safe mode with command prompt. About your programs, every program is different and the more complicated it is, the bigger the chance it wont work out of slave mode. You woul…
  • airbornflght, remember that your CPU temp isn't the only indicator of a cool case. You have an aftermarket heatsink that I assume blows across the mobo now instead of radiating outwards (like stock intel). You have to remember that with an aftermark…
  • You're going to have trouble backing up license information for programs from a non working system manually. If the files you are talking about are Installation files that you either have the serial number for or that do not require a serial number …
  • A ton of people have this case, me being one of them. There are a few slight annoyances, like having to open the case to adjust the fan speeds. There are individual 3-way toggles for each fan (low, med, high) and the fans use molex connectors instea…
  • Honestly after looking closer, The fans are the same so that annoying "open the case to adjust the fans" issue is still there. It looks like what they did was realized how profitable the Antec 900 was and thought to capitalize on it by using a cheap…
  • Why hasn't anyone suggested he replace his hard drive yet? It sounds like you have a bad set of sectors near the boot area. If this is the case scandisk won't fix that and sometimes won't even detect it. You can try a scandisk /p i think it is from …
  • Nice find, anybody here ever done this? Experiences?
  • Thanks for that link Leonardo it was exactly what I needed.
  • I'm in the field of security. What you need is a more clever way of breaking bots. If you add in some form of CAPTCHA method or other clever user interaction then you disable the bots ability to trash your setup. This leaves you with the individual …
  • What I am assuming is similar to the others. This being my area of expertise I'm going to go over a few scenarios. The fact you say this person tracks everything you do raises a flag to me. What proof do you have of this? If it is only the words …
    in Spy Comment by siruspernot Jan 2009
  • You say you see the Xp but can't access anything. What exact error do you get? Please include as much info about the problem as you can. I want you to try creating an account on the ME machine with exact matching credentials as an account on the XP …
  • I have the Antec 900 case. The trick I found guys was to neatly snake coil the extra cabling underneath the hard drive bay on the bottom as shown in the photos.
  • Try unplugging anything that uses USB and booting. If it fixes it, try reinstalling your usb stuff. From what I just researched it is said that this file is a driver non-native to Windows and it is commonly used by card readers and some programs lik…
  • This is a screenshot of my desktop to verify some of Muddocktors findings. This is using the stock Intel Heatsink. I'm going to attempt the same overclock Muddocktor is displaying when I get my Core-Contact Freezer this week. Take notice of what lit…
  • Thrax wrote: 156,000 is nothing. It's smaller than a 400x400 image, and it's all from the top and bottom of your screen. But, yes, it'll be the same but bigger. A real speed junkie will say that every optimization counts
  • Yes that's right, you are talking more pixels with the larger screen so you would notice less jagged edges. If you are currently using AA to help the jaggies then you would probably be able to turn it off on the higher res. Good choice on that 4870,…
  • you drive the sick person to the hospital. If your BFFE was such a great friend he/she wouldn't be long lost in the first place. So screw them. Hot chicks are a dime a dozen and are usually only good to look at. They lack quality everywhere el…
  • Well, at first I thought corrupted hard drive. Then when you stated you had trouble installing onto a D drive and working from CD I started thinking IDE controller. It may not be getting proper voltage. Do you have another power supply you can test …
  • Thanks Buddy J, I'll remember that one. Does this apply to all cases by all manufacturers? Even OEM like Dell and Compaq?
  • Is his case a MicroATX? If it's a midtower or full tower you might have problems mounting the motherboard in the case. It will physically fit but mounting screw locations may be an issue. The easiest way to check is to put in the old motherboard mod…