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Soldering a USB 3.0 Micro-B Y-Cable

So I was going to buy a USB 3.0 external hard drive to use it with my PS3. Turns out, PS3 Slims don't give out enough power to use the HDD, so I found some Y-cables online that look like this:...

22nd June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
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Movies
 

1080p video transfer solution

So I have some 1080p files that I'd like to play on the large TV downstairs. Some months ago I bought a high speed 25ft HDMI cable to go from my PC (Which can play 1080p), and it worked pretty well, however, after doing some rearranging, it no longer...

22nd June 2014
by Warship Go to last post
1 69
Stupid
 

Reboot loop before mobo splashscreen, appears to work intermittently

Hi, Today I tried turning on my computer and it did its normal whir up of the fans and HDD's, the lights went on etc. Just before the time it would usually hit the mobo splashscreen it just shuts itself off (nothing has displayed on the screen at all),...

22nd June 2014
by Jallen Go to last post
2 90
Help
 

Cannot Load Any Google Services in Any Browser This thread has images

For about a week now, when I try to load any Google service, I get the "The App in currently unreachable" error. The services I've tried unsuccessfully to connect to are: * Google search engine * Google Drive * GMail * Youtube I have already run...

22nd June 2014
by thirty9th Go to last post
4 121
Love
 

Would it be possible to play a pc game with two mouse inputs?

I wanted to play sims 3 on two machines, on my laptop and also her lap top. Independently controlling the game. If not simply how could I add an additional cursor control? If so how do I display the two machines on one monitor. tl;dr two laptops...

21st June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
5 184
Help
 

TF2 Ingame "$basetexture" Issue

For an extended period of time, I have been having issues with Team Fortress 2. Mainly that whenever this appears, No such variable "$basetexture" for material "particle/flamethrowerfire/flamethrowerfire102" (Note that it's not only that material, that...

21st June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 87
QUESTION
 

Question regarding privacy in cell phone repairs

So I have a severely screwed up S4 screen, and I was wondering if it's at all necessary or even possible for the cell phone techs to go through my shit when they're fixing it, because I'd REAAAAAAAALLY prefer they not be going through my stuff.

20th June 2014
by Yukondano2 Go to last post
2 118
Shitpost
 

solved Minor recurring icon problem

The icons in my task bar are sometimes all jumbled up and it usually happens when I alt + tab out of games. Skype appears as the Hearthstone icon, Chrome as Notepad, Windows Explorer as Steam etc you get it. Not really sure why it happens but it solves...

19th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 32
Help
 

BSOD with new hard drive and no DUMP file.

Hey, I just got new hard drive today - WD BLACK 1TB, I installed it and set up new OS on it (Win 8.1). After installation and few minutes of usage the system crashed but there is no dump file. After every crash I have to open up case and change SATA...

19th June 2014
by KinderBueno Go to last post
6 133
Help
 

IP adress confliction connection dropping randomly This thread has images

Connection randomly drops or sometimes slows alot, then fixes itself and repeats process again this happens even when im the only user on the network When diagnosing the problem windows says its an ip address confliction Also i seem to always be...

19th June 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
6 102
Stupid
 

Overclocking an Atom/GMA 3150(Linux)

Hey guys, I have this Samsung N150 Plus. It has an Intel Atom 1.6ghz single core(2 threads) with a gig of RAM. Windows 7 was too slow for it, so I decided to install Arch Linux. So far so good, but doing things like watching Youtube videos could be...

19th June 2014
by darion_ Go to last post
5 618
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FPS in games random spikings. This thread has images

My specs: In TF2, sitting in spawn, my fps spikes from 100+fps to 30fps either from just turning my camera around when there are people in the spawn with me and my fps straight up plummets sometimes or freezes (with a looping sound) when I encounter...

19th June 2014
by Lilyo Go to last post
2 82
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solved router seems to block randomly sites This thread has images

since a month ago i have experienced the fact that my router (a pirelliA260) decided that it's a good idea to block randomly sites, one of the first sites blocked for me was https://developer.valvesoftware.com/ on the side note, it seems that it randomly...

19th June 2014
by enricociccio Go to last post
8 168
Help
 

Overclocking gpu and cpu help

Could someone help me with a detailed guide on how to overclock my cpu and gpu? I have never attempted it before and am very much worried I will fuck something up. I really don't k hardly shit about computers besides for how to operate it on a basic level...

19th June 2014
by BusterBluth Go to last post
0 55
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solved Ratings appear to be broken

This problem didn't arise for me until just this morning, but every thread I visit now, I am unable to rate posts. Either the rating selection doesn't come up even if my cursor is on the post, or it appears there and doesn't go away if I take my cursor...

18th June 2014
by Lordgeorge16 Go to last post
2 95
QUESTION
 

solved AMD CCC Missing GPU Options (GPU Scaling). This thread has images

Hello. I am asking here because I wonder why my AMD Catalyst Control Center doesn't have GPU Options, because I need the option of "Scale to fullscreen". I searched around but they doesn't give nothing useful. That's the why I am asking here. Ill give a...

18th June 2014
by KillerKo4565 Go to last post
6 235
Humor
 

KB+M disconnects at random times

When i play games, and after 10 mins or 15 mins pass, keyboard and mouse just suddenly disconnects from the pc. Keyboard is steelseries mechanical. The lights open and close randomly when this happens. About mouse, the light shows under it but the...

18th June 2014
by ironman17 Go to last post
1 64
QUESTION
 

Question about Svchost/Sysmain

Yes this is a question regarding memory usage, and yes i already know that Svchost runs multiple services. I noticed my svchost that is runs around 150,000 k and sometimes runs over 200,000k is just one service and not multiple, the only service it...

17th June 2014
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
4 111
pc games
 

Gmod lag spikes

this is driving me crazy. every few seconds I get major lag spikes, keep your eye on the bottom right of the screen to look at the ping. I constantly do speed tests and im getting 15mb/s down and 1mb up. Help !!!!!!!!

17th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
5 107
QUESTION
 

ANTEC 300 case front panel connections to Fatal1ty Killer 900FX AM3+ motherboard?

So, I got a fancy new mobo, Fatal1ty Killer 900FX AM3+, for my new CPU but when I was making the front panel connections, for my ANTEC 300 Illusion, I couldn't seem to get it to work. I was wondering if anyone would know the proper formation for something...

17th June 2014
by kyle877 Go to last post
7 101
pc games
 

What happened to my menu This thread has images

I can't use anything.

16th June 2014
by MangoJuice Go to last post
2 72
Help
 

Can't install 3Ds Max, Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable broken/missing/being a jerk This thread has images

Alright, before you point me to some Autodesk troubleshooting site, please hear me out - this isn't the run of the mill problem. I'm trying to install Autodesk 3Ds Max 2015 (or, really, any version of it) on my computer. I have everything in order, but...

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16th June 2014
by Ona Go to last post
3 180
Help
 

BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER BSOD every couple of hours, even after reformatting

Hey guys, I've been getting a blue screen error every once in a while for the last couple of days (after I over-clocked my processor), so I under-clocked it back to stock values just to set the record straight, and I'm still getting the blue screens. ...

16th June 2014
by Tophat Go to last post
6 200
Love
 

SSD Freezes.

I have no clue what is happening now. Basically, I bought SSD and it worked great until I enabled AHCI. Now, 12 days after enabling it, my websearch, file saving in sublime text 2 and anything that means writting data to SSD makes it freeze for 1 to 3...

16th June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
5 128
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Heat problems This thread has images

I have 5 120mm fans in my computer, they're all set properly. I didn't count the cooler, graphics card fan and the PSU fan. Anyways, during summer or any hot weather (these days, 35 degrees celsius), my PC starts to freeze for about 40 seconds in random...

15th June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
10 124
Request
 

Back light of Lan connection of pc?

My back light of my pc for my internet connection is orange now instead of green. I cant find anything about or what to search. does anyone know what it means?

14th June 2014
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
2 112
Help
 

Got a strange notification and I'm concerned This thread has images

if this ends up the wrong place to post then please direct me to the right one. so, I was just minding my own business and checked a page in the "destroy the picture above you thread and this pops up...

14th June 2014
by Hunter-Spy Go to last post
2 175
Help
 

solved Game windows minimize after about a minute of playing This thread has images

I've been trying to play several games on steam (Arma 3, Gmod, EFLC) and it seems that no matter how graphically intensive the game is, this problem keeps happening. After it happens I can't re open the window either, yet I can still hear in game audio...

14th June 2014
by Dead Madman Go to last post
1 94
Help
 

solved Weird display driver issues This thread has images

This problem occurred after I put my PC into sleep mode as I normally do. When I came back and started it my 2 monitors would not detect input, so I restarted it, and it displayed until past the windows logo. After that my monitors don't detect input. ...

14th June 2014
by loook Go to last post
8 139
Love
 

solved Performance loss.

I've purchased my PC about a year ago (in June). It was working great since then and I could play any game on max. settings.. but recently, I've decided to play GTA 4 and noticed some performance loss when looking in the distance, I was surprised that...

12th June 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
1 91
QUESTION
 

GPU makes grinding noise at about 50% fan speed?

Hi there. On my brand new Sapphire Radeon R7 260x, the fan makes a grinding noise around 50% speed... why is this? I have a fan on the side panel of the case to keep it cool, if that makes any difference.

12th June 2014
by Drumdevil Go to last post
7 210
Help
 

Disk usage at 100% (due to chrome?) This thread has images

I'm not sure what's causing this, but I keep having problems with the disk usage on my ssd jumping to 100% when using chrome (waiting for cache message in lower left corner). Happens randomly, not sure what the exact cause is, all the windows obviously...

12th June 2014
by TheDestroyerOfall Go to last post
1 152
Everything/Nothing
 

Hard Disk suddenly empty

I had this hard drive for over 2 years, had no issues. when I booted up my PC today, the disk was empty (it was almost full at 1,6TB, 1,8TB being full) I have no clue as to what caused this, I tried verifying the partitions, using chkdsk on it etc, no...

11th June 2014
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
6 224
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solved PC Shuts Down During Play

Well the problem started a couple weeks ago, where in Civilization 5 my computer would randomly turn off, then come back on again. Today I go to play CS:GO and when I load into the game, the same thing happens where the PC turns off and on again. I've...

11th June 2014
by meepy Go to last post
4 119
beta
 

Windows imploding: Installs won't finish, sleep/shutdown/restart don't work

I am having a hell of a time with my Windows 8.1 installation as of late, and I mostly blame AMD for it. I've had issues from the beginning that I would like to address though, in case anybody knows how to fix them. The main problems I'm having now...

11th June 2014
by SonicXV Go to last post
5 220
Help
 

solved No Registry editor.

I've noticed when i go to the start menu and type regedit nothing pops up and it's missing. I don't know how i could add more info on this. 10th June 2014 Well i was able to go there by typing regedit in run menu, so i guess nothing is wrong.

10th June 2014
by Psycho9182 Go to last post
1 83
Computers
 

High CPU usage and low speed on win 8.1 1gbps network

Hello, I've got a realtek nic on a MSI 890gxm-g65 and a PPPoE internet connection that connects on 1gbps and the ISP marketed speed is of 500mbps. Does anyone have know why I get a maximum download speed of 499mbps on Ubuntu 14.04 and 200-300 on...

10th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
6 175
Help
 

solved PC starts for split second, shuts down and repeats

So, my PC (from 2011) was messed up by a thunderstorm. There was a loud bang and then a stench of smoke. Now, when I press the power button, it powers up for a split second, then shuts down and then it tries to start up again, repeat. The fans spin...

10th June 2014
by Lordgeorge16 Go to last post
14 172
Computers
 

"Installation Prevented by Policy" when I plug in USB

Whenever I plug anything in via USB (Flash drive, cell phone, ext. HDD) it says "Installation Prevented by Policy". What could have possibly happened to where it stops allowing me to connect these? I have Group Policy and Diagnostics Policy turned on in...

10th June 2014
by vikram Go to last post
3 5,304
Stupid
 

Any way to stop Chrome from forcing me to disable Youtube Center?

I'm using the Youtube Center extension for Chrome, it just keeps removing it without me having any say in it whatsoever. Says it might've been installed without my knowledge..? No I'm fairly certain I installed that myself you fucking baboon. Also can't...

10th June 2014
by Zege Go to last post
4 423