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Is my problem my connection to the ISP or my router?

I'm hoping it's just my router. I get these lag spikes every ~20 minutes or so and I pinged my gateway, google, and my router. All of them are affected. I find it kind of weird that my gateway spikes in this picture are before my router spikes, but I'm...

9th June 2014
by Frewb Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

GTX480 RMA

A few weeks ago, I was playing some CS:GO (not a very graphically-intensive game, even less so with my settings for it) and out of nowhere my screen went black and my monitor lost signal and instantly restarted my entire computer. I had a ton of artifacts...

9th June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
5 171
Computers
 

[Mobile] My HTC One V won't find service

I'm in my house and I know I'm supposed to get service here, but it's showing an X over the bars. I'm on virgin mobile

9th June 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
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I am stuck between 2 cases and I hate this.

Rosewill BlackHawk CM Storm Enforcer It's come down to these two. This is after narrowing it down to 9 cases, which is after scrolling through 300 cases priced between $0 and $130. Please Facepunch save me from this hell.

9th June 2014
by Lilyo Go to last post
5 107
Computers
 

Parents computer running slow (I've looked around, any ideas?)

My father was complaining his computer was slow, so I took a look at it, (Because they're blind when it comes to computers, lol.) and it looks fine. (Some info beloooow.) Manufac: Toshiba (I know, they're pretty bad lol.) Model: Satellite A665 ...

9th June 2014
by ShimTaco Go to last post
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Is my hard drive starting to die?

So whenever im playing a game, or even doing whatever over the internet, my peripherals will stop working totally. I cant use my scroll wheel, i cant type anything. Whenever im in a game, such as counter strike go, whenever i try to hit escape, it brings...

8th June 2014
by SuperDuperScoot Go to last post
2 120
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solved My back USB ports don't seem to work

Ok so I woke up today and turned my PC on to see that my mouse and keyboard weren't working anymore, like no light on my mouse and my keyboard doesn't turn on the lights for caps lock etc, so I was really confused because yesterday before I went to bed...

8th June 2014
by Griffalo Go to last post
2 258
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solved NVIDIA GTX460 giving no signal suddenly overnight This thread has images

Last night I went to sleep and my card was just fine. Then in the morning I go to turn on my computer and my screen says "NO SIGNAL". The integrated graphics is working just fine, and I've tried to set the default GPU from Auto to PCIe, but it didn't do...

8th June 2014
by Vault Go to last post
2 88
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solved Play a sound when CPU reaches a certain usage

Hey Facepunch, I was wondering if any of you knew how to have windows perform a task when the CPU reaches a certain usage. Ex: When the processor is at 95%, it plays a sound using wscript to alert that the processor is at high usage. Anyone know how...

8th June 2014
by SteelSliver Go to last post
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Your submission could not be processed because the token has expired. This thread has images

When I try to post something I get this, not for every thread, just now and then, and it annoys me, since I have to go back, copy what I was typing (sometimes having to re-type it entirely) and open up a new tab of the same thread.

8th June 2014
by Xonax Go to last post
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solved Battlefield 3 constant mouse rotation

Hey, Yesterday me and my girlfriend tried to play Battlefield 3 together. When she tried to join, her character was constantly spinning. I saw the issue and suggested her to restart the game, but I couldn't help it. I figured it must have been some...

8th June 2014
by Cyberuben Go to last post
1 104
YouTUBE
 

solved Youtube comments not loading

About a week ago the comments below all youtube videos have stopped loading on my computer. When I scroll down to view them, the little "Loading" with the circle next to it will persist indefinitely. I don't recall changing any settings or messing...

8th June 2014
by Explosions Go to last post
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Pc Overheating when gaming online. This thread has images

Ok, so last time I played CS:GO, my Pc shut itself down - causing me to get banned (competitive matchmaking - disconnecting unallowed). Now, after playing GTA IV offline for hours, I decided to play multiplayer online - after barely an hour, my system...

8th June 2014
by Talvy Go to last post
1 92
ps3
 

How to get computer to recognize PS3 controller

I've already attempted to wire it up with BetterDS3, but BetterDS3 doesn't recognize the controller. I've plugged thing in in different orders, done all the troubleshooting, etc. Help!

7th June 2014
by PaperBurrito Go to last post
2 91
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Speakers Won't Work on Certain Youtube Videos (Chrome)

Certain videos on youtube won't play through my desktop speakers but they play PERFECTLY through my headphones ... and my other headphones and my other headphones, usb headphones, audio jack headphones and the lot. I have all my sound up at maximum. It...

7th June 2014
by Lurklet Go to last post
4 152
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Gmod crashes at Sending client info?

It crashes at sending client info then i see hl2.exe has stopped working and the only option i have is to close it. windows 8 intel 15 2400 intel hd 2000 4gb ddr3 I have updated my drivers 3 times now i have disabled all firewalls and still no luck...

7th June 2014
by samuel2213 Go to last post
2 86
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Server wont start?

Posted in the wrong section, very sorry.

7th June 2014
by FrostThePGS Go to last post
0 65
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MSI GP70 gets poor FPS - GT740m & i5 4200M

Greetings forum, I've got a strange issue with my MSI laptop. So for some reason games like Euro Truck Simulator 2 and Sniper Elite V2 and probably many more won't go above 20fps with everything on ultra. The strange thing about this is that a GT...

6th June 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
1 116
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Display doesn't show up.

I'm building a computer for a friend, and we've connected all the parts and set up it completely. I've done this several times before, so it's a routine process for me. However, I've run across a problem I can't exactly diagnose. No matter what I do, I...

6th June 2014
by OtherDalfite Go to last post
8 118
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Working battery detected, but Laptop will not run without A/C adapter

I have a Dell Lattitude D610 running XP Pro. The laptop will not run without the A/C adapater in place, but yet the LED's on the battery suggest it is fully charged, even without the battery in the system (suggesting the battery is holding a charge). The...

6th June 2014
by aPanzerIV Go to last post
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Mmdriver and Cataclyst Control Center crash

I was downloading some game with steam, when it suddenly shut itself down. And got two notifications that mmdriver and CCC crashed. Restarting doesn't help since they crash on boot up. Here's some details from the notifications: Mmdriver: Problem...

6th June 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
4 111
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How do I shut down Norton 360 without uninstalling it.

I dont want to uninstall it because my dad bought it for me and I feel like he'd be pretty mad if I uninstalled it.

6th June 2014
by Drumdevil Go to last post
7 145
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Someone help me setup this weird wireless router so I don't have to buy a wireless card? This thread has images

So I have a Netgear WGPS606 print server, which can be used to connect to a wireless network. I tried setting it up but I can't seem to do it, I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ran the software and tried connecting to the wireless (which it...

5th June 2014
by Lilyo Go to last post
0 50
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Computer Isn't Recognizing CD/DVD Drive for booting This thread has images

So I'm tying to install windows 7 via CD, I pop in the CD and when I go to the boot menu It never recognizes the CD/DVD drive It looks like this showing the HDD as the primary boot but it's also the only option for booting Any suggestions?

5th June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
4 101
Computers
 

FPS problems Nvidia GTX 770 30-60 FPS

I'm having really bad FPS spikes a lot and sometimes very low FPS. I'm not a real big hardware guy. But, can you all help and maybe come up with some reason, as to why, I have such low FPS? I'm tired of missing shots because people teleport because of...

5th June 2014
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
7 197
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1920x1080 resolution displaying as 960x1080

I got a 120hz monitor and I've been trying to play games with this new refresh rate at 1080p. My monitor's specifications state that it can handle it, so, whenever I try to set it to this resolution, instead of 1920x1080, it appears to be displaying...

4th June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
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GPU/driver crash displaying any game, is my GPU wrecked?

So basicly, two days ago my tablet fell out of the cabinet right on top of my pc and it froze up/hung. I had to shut off the power and after that it wouldn't boot with a 3 beep error message (the code was related to a video problem). After I took apart...

4th June 2014
by OtherDalfite Go to last post
10 246
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Youtube and other videos not loading

Hey guys, I'm not sure where else to post this so I figured I'd ask here. For the past day or so, I've been experiencing a major problem whenever I try and watch a video online. At first it started with the videos just not loading or loading very...

4th June 2014
by carrot Go to last post
2 108
Request
 

solved New Motherboard issues

Hey guys, I just bought a new motherboard and CPU for my PC the other day. I took out the old mobo and CPU without a hitch, installed the new motherboard, including the new CPU, my power supply, RAM, HDD, and GPU. I powered it on and it looks like...

3rd June 2014
by ClaBrendon Go to last post
9 108
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solved CPU stuck to heatsink

I recently had my FX 8350 die on me about a week ago. So I have been using my laptop since then. I also recently got my RMA accepted by AMD. The one snag I have is because my cpu died I couldn't heat my cpu up in my motherboard. I removed it from the...

3rd June 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
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Smoke came out of computer

So I built my machine years ago (2007?). I've upgraded it a few times since: adding a bluray player, upgraded the graphics card, updated CPU/Mobo/RAM. I was jut browsing the internet and suddenly I hear a pop and I see some smoke. I immediately shut...

3rd June 2014
by ClaBrendon Go to last post
12 285
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Windows Server 2008: The current user credentials cannot be selected because they are local.

Hello Facepunch, I'm having a issue with my Virtualbox server for school. So I have 2 servers and on the second one I need to set up a Active Directory Domain Service. So I'm in the installation wizard at Network Credentials. My book says I need to...

3rd June 2014
by ZyreHD Go to last post
0 82
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ASUS Vulcan Pro - Really Quiet Mic & Can hear my self when speaking.

I recently bought an ASUS Vulcan Pro headset, together with the ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus. The soundcard is pretty good, but the headset is having tons of issues. Such as.. I can hear my self when I'm talking. It's driving me crazy. The microphone sound...

3rd June 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
2 139
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Something keeps taking focus away from the current window

Every few minutes or so while playing a game, it will lose focus and i'll be looking at whatever was open on my desktop prior to starting the game. I also noticed that when I am typing in a window (like writing this post, for example), the window will...

3rd June 2014
by supersnail11 Go to last post
3 163
Computers
 

Lenovo U510 Monitor Issue

My brother's open-box Lenovo U510 was working fine for awhile, but recently this happened to the monitor: http://puu.sh/9cpns/e22c863d28.jpg Shaking the monitor gently or pivoting the screen seems to get the job done temporarily, any idea as to...

3rd June 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 57
Computers
 

computer clock goes off sync

mostly the clock goes off-sync for like +10 mins (less or more), syncing to internet time works, but it still goes off-sync maybe it happened after trying to overclock my CPU in BIOS, or its the OS fault

2nd June 2014
by Titanic4 Go to last post
1 87
Love
 

solved SSD - Any side effects of using RAPID mode This thread has images

Just wondering... what's the chance for it to burn down or jump into air and explode with shrapnels all around? Afterall it says "Up to 540" and "Up to 520".

1st June 2014
by Netheous Go to last post
0 90
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I need a software for boosting my microphone input. Why is this so incredibly hard to find? This thread has images

My microphone is quiet. Over skype it's fine, since Skype automatically amplifies it for the guy in the receiving end. Aka others have no problems hearing me loud and clear. But for local recordings, it's super quiet and it's quite infuriating. There's...

1st June 2014
by Odessa_cubage Go to last post
2 105
Computers
 

Unable to reach imgur This thread has images

for some reason I'm unable to access imgur. this is what happens: my PC behaves like imgur doesn't exist at all, which is strange. figured it probably was the DNS cache messing up, but even after flushing it I can't access the site. I can't ping it...

1st June 2014
by Odessa_cubage Go to last post
1 88
beta
 

Lenovo G460 didn't charge, i messed with the drivers, seemed to fix it, didn't. This thread has images

Might as well repost this here I have a G460 0677-3LY running Windows 7 Pro that I recently installed and most of the drivers/tools from the Lenovo website. The battery didn't charge (this is the reason I picked it up, same behavior on the install it...

1st June 2014
by latin_geek Go to last post
4 118