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Before HD was a thing, CPUs could handle video decoding easily. When HD became popular about 8 years ago, GPU manufacturers started to implement accelerated video decoding in their chips. You could easily find graphics cards marketed as supporting HD videos and some other slogans. Today any GPU supports accelerated video, even integrated GPUs like Intel HD ...


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Case A: There will be no graphics output. You can still connect a keyboard and mouse, but you won't be able to display anything Case B: You will be able to output video through your CPU, this is usually only good enough for excel/word/watching movies. Not recommended for gaming, rendering video, etc Case C: You will be able to output video through your ...


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Did you upgrade your graphics card recently or add any other new hardware that might draw more power? I had a problem similar to that. It was caused because the power supply was not large enough to support the graphics card. In that case it works just fine until you start doing heavy graphics and power consumption on the GPU goes up, it'll then cut out, ...


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From experience: Get a SSD for the system disk. Move the paging file, any and all cache and TMP, TEMP dirs away from the disk that holds the system if possible, ... otherwise create a separate partition e.g. 16GB (to allow future expansion) for the paging file. I'd also recommend to try to move away the home dirs from the system disk - to a separate ...


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If your bios isnt locked by HP then in BIOS, there is a option, that makes fan run at maximum speed all the time. But this is very loud... It looks like this : http://goo.gl/nAnLi2 if there is not this options, there is an option which says: FAN ALWAYS ON? and you choose YES.


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Device configuration is stored in the registry file C:\Windows\System32\config\SYSTEM. However, I'm not aware of OS X having any way of editing a Windows registry file. If you want to edit the registry without using Windows, you could use something like Offline NT. You will find keys related to display driver configuration under ...



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