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solved PC just started feeling slow

So last night I noticed that my computer was taking a bit to do things. I just got back on and turned my computer on and it took awhile to open teamspeak (I'd say 4 seconds~), even alt tabbing between chrome/steam took a bit. Task manager says i...

5th July 2014
by Ricenchicken Go to last post
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Laptop slowing down considerably, not sure if it's heat or something else

I have an Acer Aspire V3-571g that I got a year ago. Back then, and up until about 6 months ago when I first noticed the slow-down, it played games fine - I was able to play Skyrim without problems on... high, I think? Not the topmost setting, but second...

5th July 2014
by ElectricSquid Go to last post
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My friend is randomly banned from a server, ban message turns Zalgo-ish (NEW VIRUS?)

So i'm inviting my friend Gamester over to a server (The Autobots Sandbox) When the server was loading he got an error saying he was banned, but he was never on that server before. He tried again a few times and it still didn't work. Around the third...

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5th July 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
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Torrents are running obscenely slow

My torrents usually run around 800kb/s, however recently they've dropped to around 10-15kb/s. I'm using Vuse as my P2P client, and I'm with Bell. I tried this with good torrents as well, same speeds.

5th July 2014
by Liem Go to last post
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Chrome slow as balls This thread has images

Chrome used to be really fast for me. Even since i switched from Windows 8 to 8.1 (complete reinstall), when i have a bunch of tabs open and then try to switch to one of the open tabs that i haven't opened before that session i'll have a white page for...

4th July 2014
by Goz3rr Go to last post
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System 32 window pops up and abruptly closes

As the title says, the System 32 window pops up & then, it abruptly closes like, a split second after it opened. This happened twice. Could anyone tell me what the issue might be?

4th July 2014
by Naelstrom Go to last post
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solved AMD driver update - resolution fuckup

Hello. I've just downloaded Wolfenstein : The New Order and it wouldn't start. I updated my AMD drivers through Steam, as it would've apparently fixed it. Now this is even worse. I cannot use my best screen resolution (1366x768) anymore. And I cannot...

3rd July 2014
by StoneRabbit Go to last post
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PC - Power Save Mode(Not Working)

My PC's Power Save Mode does not work properly, starting it up works perfectly fine, but after.. 1-10 mins the computer starts itself up again. Really annoying and really scary when trying to sleep. Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. My Computer:...

3rd July 2014
by kimhypno Go to last post
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solved explorer.exe hangs when transferring files or viewing properties

The title states what the issue is... here is some info Problem signature: Problem Event Name: AppHangB1 Application Name: explorer.exe Application Version: 6.1.7601.17567 Application Timestamp: 4d672ee4 Hang Signature: 9e55 Hang...

3rd July 2014
by New Yorker Go to last post
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solved Whenever I install GPU drivers, screen goes black at boot?

My brothers GTX 670 is now having the same issues as my recently deceased GTX 570..... I took his GTX 670 out of his system to test it in my system and it worked fine.... (I did this because I have a card that I know for sure is DOA which im sending back....

3rd July 2014
by Chizbang Go to last post
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Importing video files from an old camcorder

I own a Panasonic SDR-H40 camcorder, and I would like to get some information about how to import my recorded videos from the camcorder's HDD into my computer. As far as I tried, the official software does not work, and the USB device is not recognized by...

2nd July 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
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Issues with viewing Webcams

This problem has been bugging me for a while and I havent been able to find a fix, so im asking you guys. For some reason, whenever I try to view a live webcam (like Geocam.tv's webcams), it either never loads, or gives me an error saying it couldnt...

2nd July 2014
by calebc789 Go to last post
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New GTX 670 not working? This thread has images

So I just fitted my brand new Gigabyte GTX 670 and powered my rig up and it POSTs fine (I can hear the HDD clicking away as normal) but for some reason theres no video output what so ever from the card. I got this card because my GTX 570 died on me. But...

2nd July 2014
by Chizbang Go to last post
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solved Nvidia GTX560 1 GB frequency and temperature problem

Hi everyone, in this days i have a annoying problem with my Nvidia GTX560 1 GB Gainward Phantom II, the problem is: in idle normally the GPU stay at 50 mhz of core clock, and the temperature is 30-35 C(86-77 F) in summer, and 17-27 C(62.6-80.6 F) in...

2nd July 2014
by ITRheap Go to last post
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Even thinking about using WPS on my modem/router kills the connection

I have a Time warner cable-supplied Ubee DVW3201. Ever since we had it replaced (with an identical model) because it kept going out of range, we've had this issue. The printer (EDIT: HP Deskjet 3520) only supports WPS pin or button setup (so I can't use a...

2nd July 2014
by Gray Altoid Go to last post
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solved Formatting drive and installing linux with no CD or USB

I tried searching but nothing came up. I know UNetBootin is loading itself into the hard drive (?) so I guess that won't work as I need to format my drive. I only have one drive too. I remember reading and using something that loads itself into RAM which...

2nd July 2014
by arcaneex Go to last post
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Internet Connection Drops Intermittently

I have a custom built Windows 7 desktop using a Netgear A6200 USB Wireless Adapter. Intermittently, the internet connection will drop to my computer, but Windows does not recognize that the connection has dropped, continuing to show packet transmission on...

2nd July 2014
by Maxjes Go to last post
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Chrome tab stops working on facepunch threads

So this has been going on for a long while, but it seems to be getting worse and worse. Chrome would pretty much shit itself when I try to view the lmao pics thread on certain pages, it just comes up with a purple screen saying that it stopped working....

1st July 2014
by sopie Go to last post
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Weird hard reboots since Summer and new PC parts

Hey there Facepunch. I'm heavily confused, and I don't know what to do anymore. Since 3 - 2 months ago, I've bought a new motherboard, processor and RAM bar, which respectively are an ASRock 980DE3/U3S3, AMD FX-6300 Black Edition, and a single 8GB...

1st July 2014
by Tenrys Go to last post
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Wireless mouse jerky and laggy, please help.

I have a Logitech M510. It worked fine, I loved it. It was great. It taught me how to drive, I took it to the fair, we rode the roller coasters, had ice cream, and it was there for me when my life was in ruins. Okay, but seriously, it worked flawlessly....

1st July 2014
by Exoquatic Go to last post
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solved PC boots up, turns off, then turns back on This thread has images

Hello, To start with, here are my PC specs and I will post a picture of my idle temps and CPU-Z Motherboard:GIGABYTE GA-970A-D3P AM3+/AM3 AMD 970 CPU: AMD FX-6300 Vishera OC @ 4.4ghz Six Core CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO RAM: G.Skill...

1st July 2014
by Death Assured Go to last post
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solved Can't access (or take ownership) of a folder I made

Long story short, I made a folder for all my raw pictures, and now my computer won't let me access the folder. I try to get into it, and a message window pops up as follows: " Raw canon photos You don't currently have permission to access this...

30th June 2014
by DeadCow Go to last post
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solved Address bar search engine on Firefox

I posted this in the H&S forum's question thread but I'll try here too: I'm on the newest Firefox and when I type something that isn't a link into the adress bar it normally went to Google and searched for what I'd typed, but now it has somehow...

30th June 2014
by Ldesu Go to last post
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None of my drives being seen This thread has images

I have no clue what happened, but suddenly Windows became very unresponsive and ended up crashing. no wallpaper, no taskbar, no task manager, no CTRL+ALT+DEL, no nothing related to Windows itself. I figured a reboot would fix it, but now none of my drives...

30th June 2014
by PredGD Go to last post
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Computers
 

Motherboard Speaker beeps 6 times, PC won't boot

I turn my PC on and the small speaker on the motherboard beeps 6 times (usually 3 beeps, short pause, 3 beeps, PC turns off). I have an Asrock Z87 Pro3 with AMIBIOS and an i7 4770k. I've tried each RAM stick by itself and have taken out any other...

30th June 2014
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
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(Laptop) Nvidia Kernel Driver Stopped responding.

When I'm gaming, my video card driver randomly crash in most games, sometimes I even get BSOD. This issue seems rather common from what I've looked up but most fixes are basically "re-install your drivers" or "check your power supply". The thing is: I...

29th June 2014
by Starce Go to last post
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solved Postbox not appearing

Posting this for kmlkmljkl: His post box won't appear, not to reply, not to advanced reply and not to create a new thread. He's tried it in Opera and it's the same story. He's also tried disabling all plugins and a force refresh. Anyone know whats up?

29th June 2014
by kmlkmljkl Go to last post
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GPU making grinding noise and overheating halp

So i have a evga gtx 760 superclocked with 2 fans both of wich were spinning merrily when the noise and overheating started. Anyway i launched up FTL (not a hard game to run) and my gpu (I know it is GPU because i disconnected hardrive power and noise...

29th June 2014
by Maxpower007 Go to last post
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Windows 8 password troubles

So, I bought this laptop from a friend who decided it was a good idea to link their windows live to the computer, and I don't have the password. I've tried going into the file system with Hiren's boot cd and changing the password directly, but since it's...

29th June 2014
by The Doctor 1 Go to last post
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PSU Issue?

My PC keeps turning off randomly. I have a Corsair CX750 and it use to coil whine, but that stopped. Now, it randomly loses power, but the case fans stay on. What could it be?

29th June 2014
by Original User Go to last post
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PCI and PCI-E slots dilemma. (Sound card and GPU) This thread has images

Hello everyone, I wanted to upgrade my soundcard from an Asus Xonar D1 to either a Sound Blaster Z or a Xonar Phoebus Solo. The problem is that my actual soundcard is pci-e, while the ones I want are just pci. My motherboard is an Asus p8z77-v pro,...

29th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
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Old computers + Stereomix = Pure hell...

Alright so i'm trying to record some footage of a game alright. And because computer manufacturers are scared of Stereomix for some reason, i can't record game audio. I googled the living crap out of it and i'm not getting anything useful (for me). ...

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29th June 2014
by AGS Go to last post
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solved Internet refusing to connect to some servers while others load perfectly fine

So I recently had a very brief internet outage when playing Smite, and all of a sudden I can't access some websites like Twitch or roll20, but the Steam servers, google, and Facepunch load perfectly fine. I also cannot connect to the smite game servers,...

28th June 2014
by ThatSprite Go to last post
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Computer Stops Detecting Monitor

As the thread title says, my computer seems to randomly stop detecting my monitor and resetting the resolution to a lower setting without letting me re-adjust to a higher one, and if I manage to do so, it moves on to say "Input Not Support" (yes, with...

28th June 2014
by D-Roy Go to last post
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SteamPipe mistake in updating!

I've been trying to create a TF2 server on a SteamPipe installation, and the server file "srcds.exe" is missing from the Team Fortress 2 folder inside C:\TF2\steamapps\common\Team Fortress 2. Help me! P.S. There is a hl2.exe file that I've made a...

28th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
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Volume breaking on Right speaker

I've had a Windows 8 Laptop with all drivers disabled on boot-up to make my pc faster, Since then I've been experiencing some breaking speaker sound on my Right speaker. I've also did a Factory reset on my Laptop, and the problem still exists. Help me...

28th June 2014
by Skills4Kills Go to last post
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Case Fans Spin, GPU and CPU Not Running

My heatsink and GPU cooler aren't spinning. I tried plugging the heatsink into a different spot, and it only worked for 2 hours. It shutoff for no reason. I've had this build for 6 months I have: Cooler Master N520 seated on an i7 4770k GTX 780 MSI...

27th June 2014
by Original User Go to last post
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Fans at full speed, no beeps. Tried new ram, nothing.

My friends PC suddenly stopped booting. He turned on his PC the one morning and its fans just went full speed and nothing happened... No video output or anything. The HDD spins up a little bit as soon as you turn it on and thats about as much life as we...

27th June 2014
by Rixxz2 Go to last post
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solved Computer Abruptly Shuts down while playing War Thunder This thread has images

After finishing a match in War Thunder and applying crew points etc, my computer just shuts down. There's no pause or crash, it just suddenly turns off. I have no idea what the issue is and would really require some help. Also to note, I'm playing on...

27th June 2014
by Vasey105 Go to last post
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solved Windows 7 Micro Hangs issue

First of all, video of the issue: ( Notice the sound in the middle of the vid ) It started while I was playing Minecraft Modpack + Skype, I have played it before without Skype no problem, but yesterday this started happening. The mod pack also...

27th June 2014
by Robotboy655 Go to last post
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