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121 views

Monitor layout continues to reset back

I have a problem with my monitor setup. I have one 23in(monitor1) and one 32in HDTV(monitor2). Both 1080p. monitor1 is cabled with DVI, and monitor2 is cabled with VGA using a DVI to VGA adapter at ...
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2answers
51 views

Upgrading my motherboard completely [duplicate]

I have a terrible motherboard: Manufacturer: Foxconn Model: 2AB1 Chipset: AMD 785G Southbridge: AMD SB700 Brand: American MegaTrends INC. It wont let me overclock my CPU, so I've decided to upgrade ...
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34 views

Computer failing to boot using a graphic card with the driver installed

I'm having some troubles with my computer. Yesterday I had a bluescreen about some graphic driver dll and couldn't boot the computer back. I swapped my graphic card for a backup and could boot the ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Why my PC won't boot up?

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 (OnBoard Graphics) Core: Intel i5 3350P (No Graphics Included) RAM: Kingston KVR13N9S8/4 When I press the power button, the only thing that the PC does is "buzzing" ...
0
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2answers
48 views

Hard disk detects but doesn't boot, CD ROM gets detected as MATSHITA rv10 downloader

I started getting the Select proper boot media... notice on booting up my PC. I tried changing the slots on the motherboard, the cables, everything, but it still didn't work. I figured my SATA hard ...
5
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4answers
160 views

RAM only works in specific slot/order

I have a weird issue. I have two slots on my mobo but the RAM seems to work only in specific order. It will only work if RAM 1 is in slot 1 and RAM 2 is in slot 2, if I switch the position, it doesn't ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Detect which is faulty between SSD and motherboard

Windows 7 started giving me some problems, like disabling the Aero theme, not letting me open the screen resolution options, etc. Now, I'm pretty sure my SSD (OCZ Vertex 3) is faulty, the S.M.A.R.T. ...
1
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0answers
88 views

Modify Windows 7 for unsupported motherboard BIOS

I have a board that supports only XP and Server 2003. It has been EOLed, so the manufacturer has not, and will not, update the BIOS for Vista and above. W7 has the Serverworks HT1000 chipset driver ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Flickering, freezing and then white screen

In the last week i've trying to fix my ASROCK Z77 Extreme4 motherboard which refuses to work properly with my Shappire HD 7970 Dual-X, i'm not sure but since i've installed my hd 7970 my motherboard ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV Mother Board Cant See XFX Radeon HD 6870

Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV mother board isn't seeing an XFX Radeon HD 6870 graphics card. Other cards work on the system and the card works on other systems. I have set the graphics slot in the bios to PCI ...
0
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0answers
54 views

BSOD crash. CPU fan turning on and off. The computer won't boot. Processor thermal trip error

One of my friend's desktop suddenly crashed and is throwing up random symptoms. The following is how the issues have taken place: The Operating System (Windows 7) abruptly crashed with a BSOD error ...
0
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0answers
56 views

How to check model of motherboard and motherboard support for RAID

I am following a guide to implementing a RAID 1+0 to my laptop when I encountered problems regarding the installation of the RAID adapter . I am suppose to check if my motherboard supports RAID and do ...
0
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0answers
49 views

Memory remapping solution failed, only 3 GB usable out of 8 GB [duplicate]

I tried remapping my memory to fix the 3 GB of RAM problem but it failed. Basically this is my problem: I've tried doing memory remapping but it half-works. It goes from this: Total: 8192 MB ...
0
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0answers
64 views

Motherboard posts after electrical short but does not boot

Edit: I'd like to note that in my post-mortem I found out that I had, indeed, plugged the jumper onto the wrong header. Ugh. Just because they're both labeled "HD Audio" doesn't mean that they should ...
0
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0answers
180 views

ASROCK 970 Extreme4 with x2 r9 290, no display on second monitor

I have 2 gigabyte r9 290 video cards. Each of them has a monitor attached to it. Each only seems to work when I plug them into the PCIE2 slot. When I boot up windows 7, it only recognises the monitor ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Computer has good specs, yet running applications slowly? [closed]

I don't know what's up with my pc it's running pretty slow, and it was like this when I bought it too. It just runs applications like google chrome skype,games pretty slowly when my old pc of 2gb ram ...
0
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0answers
46 views

Sudden white screen and lockdown

While using my pc, even during low performance tasks (waterfox (64 bit firefox), word, ed) all of a sudden my left screen goes white, and my right screen goes dark. after this happens, the system is ...
6
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2answers
365 views

RAM not usable?

I just upgraded my RAM today by adding 2 x 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 sticks on top of my 2 x 2GB 1333MHz DDR3 RAM, making a total of 12GB of RAM. For some reason before the 4GB was all usable, but when I ...
1
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0answers
99 views

Asus P8P67 PRO usb copy corruption and updating USB Drivers and chipset drivers

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit (updated all important updates yesterday) and have several external usb hard drives (self powered 3.5 inch). I recently noticed while copying files to the external drive ...
0
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0answers
204 views

Determining Physical drive corresponding to Event Log atapi error on “IdePort1”

I'm seeing Error 11 "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort1" in the event log of a Windows 7 machine. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA P35 DS4 v2. It has 6 SATA ports ...
0
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0answers
118 views

Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H ATX Motherboard No Longer Recognizing USB Devices, Computer Inaccessible

around May I built a new computer with the following parts: Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core processor Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz memory MSI Radeon HD 7950 Twin Frozr III 880MHZ 3GB ...
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1answer
34 views

will I be able to use windows 7 64bit on my new motherboard?

I have purchased a new motherboard which supports UEFI. Windows 7 is fairly new(not the newest,but not old either) so I figured I'd be able to install it once my hard disk arrives. however, it ...
0
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1answer
94 views

8GB memory stick not recognised on Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3V rev.2

I have currently running on my Win7 64-bit i3 system 2x 2GB 1333 sticks running well. I need to upgrade to 8 GB either 1600 or 1333 but have failed to get the system to boot up at all. when i replace ...
0
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2answers
49 views

Booting EBOOT.BIN displays blank screen?

Having trouble finding any documentation on EBOOT.BIN. Have an Intel NUC DCCP847DYE as my target device and another working PC as the host. Would like to load a WEC7 image onto the target device, ...
0
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1answer
178 views

Monitor randomly shutting down, computer accepting no input, need to restart to get working

First off, spec list: OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 CPU: i7-4820k @ 3.7GHz (stock) GPU: Two 3GB Radeon HD 7970s @ 1.05GHz Mobo: AsRock X79 Extreme6 HDD: 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm RAM: 16GB ...
0
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0answers
154 views

Can't get IP on Windows 7 after (even more) extensive troubleshooting

I posted here a while back about a problem pulling an IP from my router's DHCP on a Windows 7 machine. Since posting that message, I've taken even more drastic steps, but I still can't pull and ...
1
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2answers
457 views

Bitlocker on motherboard replacement

I am using Dell Latitude E5410 with Windows 7. It has a single hard disk with two drives, both encrypted with Bitlocker (not sure if they use the same or different keys). I have a key for the C Drive ...
0
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0answers
124 views

Laptop shuts down instead of reboot and doen't start after that

I have a laptop to fix (Acer Aspire 7530) and it behaves really strange. When it is restarted it shuts down instead (automatic restart during Windows installation, manual restart when Windows runs - ...
1
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1answer
507 views

Attempting to install the Intel USB 3.0 drivers results in BSOD

I have everything installed from the motherboard disk except for the Intel USB 3.0 drivers. When I tried to install those drivers, I would get the BSOD. To clarify, the BSOD would appear right after ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Mouse and Keyboard don't work with Asus z87 motherboard

I just set up a new desktop computer. I am running an Asus Z87 style motherboard. It supports USB 3.0. After installing windows, I started installing some of the drivers from the Asus Z87 drivers ...
1
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2answers
138 views

Windows 7 Video Driver for ECS Asterope3?

I ran Speccy and got the following information about the system: (Couldn't post inline images as it requires 10 rep to attach images) I can't seem to find Windows 7 drivers for the VGA (graphics ...
4
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2answers
1k views

PC running slow like molasses from BIOS to OS

A couple days ago I shut down and unplugged my Win 7 PC to change outlets on the power strip. It was running great with no issues or complaints. Startup times were like a minute at most and ...
1
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3answers
1k views

How to replace properly motherboard and cpu on a windows (7) machine?

I am going to replace the motherboard, cpu and ram of my windows 7 pc (at home, this is not a server, of course). What is the proper way - relative to the software and not to the hardware, unless of ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Windows 7 detects my motherboard but no display, no mouse & no keyboard were detected

My machine has Intel DH61CR motherboard, motherboard is blinking, CPU fan is also working but display is not coming to life. I have troubleshoot the basic things; replaced RAM, replaced all cables, ...
0
votes
1answer
538 views

Blue Screen possibly related to on-board audio or audio drivers?

I am experiencing a frequent BSOD (upwards of 6 times a day). I've been doing some testing and I think I may have locked it down. I would appreciate some guidance on the next step to take. My Specs ...
2
votes
2answers
832 views

Upgrading a motherboard and keeping old Windows 7 installation

I recently upgraded my motherboard from a Gigabyte 78LMT-S2p to a Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3. When I tried booting up Windows it blue-screened, and after some research I learned that it has something to do ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Dual monitors with integrated and discrete graphics card

I'm trying to run dual monitors, one monitor using the VGA output in my integrated graphics card on my FOXCONN H55M-S motherboard, and the other on my nVidia Geforce GT 440. After some tinkering I ...
1
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0answers
34 views

Ongoing computer lock up issue

My system is as follows Phenom II 945 stock Gigabyte GA-M720-US3 Windows 7 64bit 4GB Crucial DDR 2 4-4-12 Palit Geforce 460 GTX Samsung spinpoint F3 500gb HDD 3.5 inch floppy drive (yes...I ...
3
votes
3answers
250 views

My audio driver refuses to install

I bought a new motherboard yesterday. Its a Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 socket 2011. Everything is great with this board except for one nagging issue I can't figure out. For some reason all of the drivers ...
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votes
1answer
384 views

Board shows high CPU Temperature, Core temperature normal - should I be worried?

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but I need to know. For about two days now, my computer's coolers start howling at the least provocation (like starting eclipse, etc), though it never ...
2
votes
7answers
2k views

Computer randomly restarting: motherboard or processor?

My computer randomly restarts. Is it more likely my motherboard or processor? So, I know which one to return or replace first. Windows 7 SP1 64-bit Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3 CPU: Intel i7 ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

How big a performance impact on Core i7 Xeon is caused by not installing RAM in pairs?

At work I have a dual CPU workstation (HP Z600) with i7 / Xeon E5620 Gulftowns installed on a Intel 5520 based motherboard. Factory, it was installed with 2x2GB sticks enabling 4GB in dual channel ...
5
votes
2answers
162 views

Custom built PC slowly freezes up [closed]

So this is probably one of the weirdest PC issues I have ever experienced. I built my PC in the winter of 2011, so about 1.5 years ago. Here are the stats: ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.1) LGA 1155 Intel P67 ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Windows 7 won't reduce fan speed

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, and I have an Asus M2N-X motherboard and an AMD Athlon 64 X2. If I do something, what is raise the temperature, the OS raise also the fan speed. It will stop about 3,3k ...
1
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0answers
149 views

What can cause “Reboot and select proper boot device” other than hard drive issues?

I'm having some weird issues with my computer that I'd be hugely appreciative if someone can help me troubleshoot. Recently, my HTPC will start fine, then after 20-30 minutes it will freeze up and ...
0
votes
1answer
208 views

Slow BIOS bootup

This is a new HP DV-7 laptop. When you turn it on SOMETIMES it will wait at 15 minutes on the press escape for menu and sometimes it will boot correctly. IS this a hardware failure issue or is this a ...
0
votes
1answer
268 views

After attaching a formatted hard disk, my computer is not starting?

I have formatted my hard disk in my friend computer. His configuration is P4 processor and an Intel 845 series motherboard. Now I have attached the hard disk in my computer, but after attaching my ...
1
vote
2answers
263 views

computer not restarting after water drop

Someone spilled water over my desktop. The water did not go inside the case but it flowed at the back side where I attach thewires like for the keyboard, USB etc. Now when I start the computer I ...
1
vote
1answer
763 views

How do i enable esata hot plug with marvell controllers in a gigabyte z77 mobo?

I have a new gigabyte ga-Z77x-UD3H mobo (http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4441#sp)that is supposed to have: 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0/SATA3 1) supporting up to 2 SATA ...
2
votes
1answer
351 views

Throughput issues on newly built PC (according to Windows Experience Index) [closed]

I recently built a new PC running Windows 7 on an SSD and am surprised to see my Primary Hard Disk - Disk Data Transfer Rate scoring at a 5.9. My motherboard is a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP4 TH and my SSD ...