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Graphics driver has stopped responding. This thread has images

A couple of weeks ago I started getting this error while playing any graphic intensive game pretty much. I only have played 3 and got it, but they are BF4, LOTRO, and STALKER Clear Sky. I am running those games at max settings at 50-60 FPS. I would play...

18th July 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
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I keep getting DDOS

I livestream sometimes and recently some people didnt like my livestream so they ddos me. They are saving my ip, and i dont know how to stop it. A VPN wont save me if they already have my ip. But how can i counter the DDOS attacks or just stop them...

17th July 2014
by Milkshaker Go to last post
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Facepunch's Layout is Completely Screwed This thread has images

This started a few months ago and I've finally grown tired of it. Within topics, posts are compressed vertically, ratings don't show up properly, and various other annoyances. I'm using Firefox and have tried clearing my cache and CTRL+F5. Any other...

17th July 2014
by mattmanlex Go to last post
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Laptop Temperatures This thread has images

I'm looking for guidance regarding the temperatures to which my Laptop reach. I'm using SpeedFan to monitor them. This is seemingly idol - I have KSP on in the background but it is paused on therefore not using a great deal of power - also clear in...

17th July 2014
by Killervalon Go to last post
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I need help with activating windows.

I recently built a new system for work, and we need windows 7 on it, so I bought a product key/disk/whatnot off of ebay for $60 because I have done it before with 0 problems. It came in with a Dell restore disk and the coa and everything else as...

17th July 2014
by aPanzerIV Go to last post
4 177
Science
 

solved Monitor resolution problem

Well basically I just got my tv back for my pc, it's a 32" hdtv I use it as a monitor but when I use to use it before I could select the resolution "1920x1200" now it's only letting me select "1600x1200" and it looks wonky and is annoying me, is there any...

16th July 2014
by SoUl_ReApEr2 Go to last post
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Steam
 

solved PC can connect to steam and not much else

So, the family internet plan just changed over to optus and we have spent the day connecting the household computers (7 PCs, 3 Laptops) to the new wireless. The issue is that my PC (and my PC alone) can no longer connect to webpages or email clients....

16th July 2014
by Damoman Go to last post
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Computers
 

Light beeping noise when moving mouse

I've noticed that whenever i move my mouse around it makes a very light, but noticeable beeping noise in my headset. The sound will stop if i don't move the mouse. It sounds like aliens are hacking to my computer and trying to take over my mind. Its...

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16th July 2014
by AGS Go to last post
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solved BSOD, no idea whats wrong

So, I left my computer on all night by accident. Then I put it to sleep for an hour, and when I came back to it, it started acting slow and crashed on me, displaying the bsod shown below. I tried turning it back on, but same result. Any clue whats wrong...

16th July 2014
by DeadCow Go to last post
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Flash GeForce 210 for Mac using Windows Computer

I essentially know I need to do this to fix a mac pro, I would need tips on what software to use and where I can find appropriate files to use for flashing. Can Facepunch help? I am aware of using google, however I am unable to make an informed...

16th July 2014
by lkymky Go to last post
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Sound not working after Windows update

Yesterday my laptop (Windows 8) did a forced system update. After the update my sound is no longer working. The speaker icon on my taskbar says everything is normal, so I'm not sure where the problem is. Also, if I play a Youtube video and try to skip...

16th July 2014
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
4 187
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PC Files Messed.

Hello everyone, I recently accidently made my files open in .rar. It shows the rar icon on the file then under it says, Notepad.Ink, MozillaFireFox.Ink, etc... How can I change teh files to open in their default program?

16th July 2014
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
5 133
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Mom's laptop pooped itself. Pretty sure it's completely dead. Want a second opinion.

She's been having graphical issues lately (a 2 pixel wide line of pixels down the right side of the screen, some areas shaded in red pixels for some reason) so I basically told her her graphics card is probably dying and her laptop has limited time left....

16th July 2014
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
2 130
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solved Ubuntu 12.04 graphical artifacts (GPU dying?) This thread has images

This evening after playing gmod for a few hours my screen displayed a number of glitches and my pc froze. The artifacts were red, green and blue pixels roughly following the contours of whatever was on screen. I powercycled the machine and found that the...

15th July 2014
by QwertySecond Go to last post
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Getting random BSoDs with no information, suspecting RAM or motherboard This thread has images

System specs: I've been getting BSoDs since I bought my computer back in February 2014. The first three ones were caused by the "graphics driver not recovering" while I was trying to install the NVidia graphics driver. The few other ones seemed to...

15th July 2014
by UKRust Go to last post
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Got back from holiday, red light on motherboard no display / startup (sometimes)

So I was overseas for 6 months and now I'm back and my pc doesn't work anymore. Normally when I start my pc I hear a short beep and the bios screen shows after that windows just boots up. Now when I press the power switch one of 3 things happen: 1....

15th July 2014
by Warship Go to last post
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solved "Host Process for Windows Service" popping up in my audio mixer

UPDATE: Found out this could be a very nasty rootkit which puts my personal data at risk... so i reformatted, if a mod passes by here, please close/delete this.

14th July 2014
by Bridger Go to last post
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All games freeze, but I'm still actually in the game.

In the beginning I thought it was only a Garry's Mod issue so I didn't pay much attention to it, but it seems to be happening in all games, team fortress 2, dayz, planetside 2, etc... What happens is the game freezes for a few seconds, and then the game...

13th July 2014
by Hearthfire Go to last post
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2 HDDs with different problems

I've got two old HDDs lying around from a while ago, both of them came from a friend's computer. None of his family are very tech literate (I'm not saying I am) but there were two HDDs in it when I took it apart, which was a bit strange. Anyway, I'm...

13th July 2014
by UKRust Go to last post
7 126
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New router, can't get port forwarding to work This thread has images

I recently purchased a Netgear N600 WNDR3400 router in the hopes that port forwarding would be super easy. And while it is super easy to type in the numbers and hit apply, the ports don't actually open in any way. I'm at my wits end here and...

13th July 2014
by ~Kiwi~v2 Go to last post
8 132
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PC loss power; help diagnose? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

So here's me. Sitting, gettin' ready for bed and browsing the internet when all of a sudden -- BOOM! PC shuts off without any warning. A loss of power. I thought it might've been a power outage but my light didn't go off, nor my Xbox, at least that I saw....

13th July 2014
by pepsiguy_2 Go to last post
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My network seems to hate SoundCloud

So this started randomly like a week and a half ago. Every computer on my network refuses to load SoundCloud while connected to my modem. I've tried my laptop, desktop, mothers iPad, my grandparents' computer, everything. The desktop version just doesn't...

13th July 2014
by UKRust Go to last post
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PC Bluescreening when playing games This thread has images

So, this has been happening for quite some time, but I only now decided to start looking in to it. Basically, sometimes when I start up a game, after a few seconds of actually playing in the game (After the main menu) my whole computer goes to a black...

13th July 2014
by UKRust Go to last post
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solved Getting driver violation BSOD after installing new CPU

I swapped my CPU out from a 2500k to a 3570k, reset my BIOS to default optimizations, booted to Windows, and it BSODs after about 5 minutes of being on the desktop giving me a driver violation error. I had updated my BIOS before I installed it as well, so...

12th July 2014
by Ducluck7 Go to last post
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Can't get Rust past Gray facepunch logo

when i load up rust, the game doesn't proceed past the Facepunch grey logo. I've reinstalled Rust, Nvidia drivers, reinstalled steam itself. reinstalled C++ x86 and x64. validated Cache files. still doesn't go farther. the game isn't frozen and is...

12th July 2014
by xNickston Go to last post
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solved AC adapter trouble

since this morning, the AC adapter on my laptop won't charge the laptop unless the wire connecting to the laptop is in a very specific position anyone know what could be wrong?

12th July 2014
by ProfHappycat7 Go to last post
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Steam friends and other profile pictures appear as gray squares or question marks This thread has images

I don't know why this happened, before I was using the Steam beta client but I opted out of it and just recently, the pictures of my friends and the gamers that I play with are not loaded or shown in the games nor in my friends list, the Steam community...

12th July 2014
by IceBlast Go to last post
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Could I be bottle necking

I know stupid question but this is driving me insane! Just updated my gfx card to a GTX 770 OC (Thank you facepunch) and it seems to be running everything great until I get these weird framedrops for example I'm playing Assasins Creed: black flag on...

12th July 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
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Graphical artifacts in just one game?

I've been playing Survarium recently, and it's the only game that somehow causes my graphic card to go batshit insane. (What I mean is colored lines on the screen and I see nothing else). I'm wondering if this is a sign that my card is toast or it...

12th July 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
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solved USB ports randomly restarts.

My computer set-up: CPU : i5-4670K Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-z87-d3HP GPU : Radeon R9 280x 3GB PSU : XFX 850w (Changed today because I thought it was the problem) OS : WIndows 8 This is an ongoing problem, recently my computer had issues. It...

11th July 2014
by Feuver Go to last post
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Source SDK Hammer - Trying to make a mod from scratch. Getting the "failed to load default visual scheme" error

Basically, I have created a Source mod from scratch because my Steam account does not have Half-Life 2 or any of its episodes, and I'm trying to configure Hammer up with it. I have the proper "GameInfo.txt" directory set up for my mod, and I have my...

11th July 2014
by IrrelevantPie Go to last post
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[Steam] Crash Time 2 wont start...

I just bought Crash Time II on Steam, installed it and launched. The launcher opened a setup window, from where I clicked the 'Play' -button. The setup window disappeared, but quickly popped back up. I clicked the Play button a few times, but the window...

11th July 2014
by Suokukko Go to last post
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I need help with my system temperature. This thread has images

Hi guys. These are my IDLE temperatures (Readings from SpeedFan) As you can see, my system can win an argument within seconds because it burns. But on a serious note, this fucking thing makes my room hot as shit and I don't know what to do. So that's...

9th July 2014
by Dark RaveN Go to last post
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Computers
 

Network Switch is blocking ports?

As the title says I have a NETGEAR D-1005E hooked up directly to my modem. I'm currently using this as a lightning storm fried my other switch, however upon installing this my TS server I've hosted on my home network has gone down, upon further...

9th July 2014
by Lemmie Go to last post
2 93
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TWCU.exe not responding

Hey guys, So here is the deal. Whenever I try to play a game (Dota, Arma, DayZ) I for some reason disconnect from my router leaving me with either a "Limited access" icon or sometimes an "available networks" icon, this forces me to try and rejoin the...

9th July 2014
by xNickston Go to last post
14 185
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Ressurect Mac Pro

Hello Facepunch, I've recently gotten a mac pro; I found it outside with some other discarded electronics next to a dumpster. Figuring the previous owner was a noob, I thought Id take it home. It has cosmetic problems, rust on the outside ports of the...

8th July 2014
by lkymky Go to last post
5 227
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solved CPU temperature error

I've had my PC for over three years and I have never changed the thermal paste on my CPU since I completely forgot that was a thing you were supposed to do. My CPU idles at around 60-70 degrees when I'm just using a couple applications, so I guess this is...

8th July 2014
by Lleamen Go to last post
2 82
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Laptop randomly shuts off

For a couple of days now, every couple hours of usage, my laptop shuts down, for no apparent reason. It's pretty much always plugged in and there are no warnings about battery power at all, everything seems to be fine there, so I'm not sure what could be...

8th July 2014
by xNickston Go to last post
4 123
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solved Motherboard with flickering lights / system won't start ?

Hello, Currently I'm experiencing some issues namely that my computer refuses to start. A week or three back I had a faulty CMOS battery replaced and after that my monitor did not receive any signal. I fixed this by placing the videocard in a...

8th July 2014
by allon Go to last post
4 122
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very odd things are happening with my keyboard

long ago i bought a microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse combo. i used it for a while with no problems, then wised up and bought a wired set. however, i recently broke my monitor and am using my tv set, therefore, the wireless set (which has been...

8th July 2014
by inebriaticxp Go to last post
4 104