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    About to shank my computer / audio out issues

    Well, did a clean refresh, disabled the audio card, plugged in the DAC via USB, self installed the drivers, no flipping change.. OMG.. What the hell is going on?
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    About ready to use Box as target practice / OS Audio issues

    yup, I can hear video/audio, but its just like its miles away.. I'm doing a rollback to see if that helps, if not.. not sure what to do after that
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    About ready to use Box as target practice / OS Audio issues

    OK..... Have a duplicate thread in "Audio", but this one is visited more often, so forgive the duplicate post. Where the hell to begin.. About a month ago, the audio started to go out on my PC, was running a Titanium HD running through my DAC/AMP (Audio-GD Compass), so I figured what the...
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    About to shank my computer / audio out issues

    The audio would get scratcy, fade in/out, had it out between a volume pot going bad on the compass initially, but then I ran it to an older receiver with the same thing, leading me to thinking it was the sound card, hence the replacement, but it's gone from moderately bad to shit afterwards...
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    About to shank my computer / audio out issues

    OK..... Where the hell to begin.. About a month ago, the audio started to go out on my PC, was running a Titanium HD running through my DAC/AMP (Audio-GD Compass), so I figured what the hell, it's been literally forever, lets upgrade and go from there... Bought a Soundblaster Z, used Revo...
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    What will be your go-to replacement for HardOCP.com

    This sir just replaced my pornhub tab... I'll rotate between this and ... well.. . this.... :)
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    What will be your go-to replacement for HardOCP.com

    ........ :: sticks up head, yell's out "Toms!!", point's at.. well, anybody else, and ducks down before god only knows what gets thrown my way :: :)
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    Far Cry 5 Officially Confirmed

    Next up, Far Cry - ISIS edition.. But they have to navigate past the elevated wall, a moat filled with sharks with laser beams on their heads, and an electric fence to get into the goat pen for "hot gamer goat" and "first date penetration" steam achievement. Sigh.. turning into Friday the...
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    Nvidia gtx 1070 vram lottery (micron or Samsung)???

    Just received mine from Amazon, 01/13. Per GPU-Z, running Micron here. I'll dabble with overclocking and report back.
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    Requesting advise re: new tablet suggestions....

    Welp, my beloved Nexus 10 is dying.. specifically the battery and at this point it's also a bit long in the tooth for me to manually swap out. That being said, I'm behind the power curve on new and upcoming tablets so here I be. Preferences: OS: Android (Honestly, just not a fan of apple)...
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    Biggest Air Cannon In The World

    All they need is Chuck Norris......
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    Google Cracking Down On Intrusive Ads

    What is Google doing about intrusive Google?
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    Do Games Cause Sexism and Violence In The Real World?

    I just want to know there the microphone cable goes?
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    Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above

    Unfortunately, almost any town can be pig town.. and it's just going to get worse. ::: Do I still need my tinfoil hat anymore? :::
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    Lost Account Access and Passwords Changed

    Profound Thanks Kyle for your assistance.
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    Im burned out...

    I'm 40, and in the same boat... I use TF2 as an old "trusty", but the clan I was with somehow fell apart in the 3 month reprieve... Not sure if I want to invest the degree of time to get into another "mature" clan.. I just d/l Crysis 2 ME, FC3, and Wolfenstein... I'll give those a run in...
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    Interested in 'tooning up w. WoT?

    Greetings! I've recently started playing WoT, and honestly, it's really quite fun... 85%+ of the time.... Most of mine are T5-6, with a single T7 TD.. Anybody else interested in 'tooning? Any clans that are nub (but mature) friendly that ya'all can recommend? Game name: Ole_HyperTension
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    Older Dell XPS 7100, curious about options for upgrading..

    I went with this.. 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR3 PC3-12800 Unbuffered NON-ECC 1.5V 512Meg x 64 part # : CT3730160 That should make a bit of an improvement... Next step will be a cheap-o ssd..
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    Older Dell XPS 7100, curious about options for upgrading..

    7... Likes to play TF2, ABC mouse... Chuckles... This thing has been running in single channel.... sigh... :rolleyes:
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    Older Dell XPS 7100, curious about options for upgrading..

    Chuckles... It gets worse... apparently we got this as a "refurb" from Dell from a local vender.. current memory specs as listed by HWiNFO.. Stick1: SK Hynix HMT 112U6TFR8C 1GB, DDR3-133 / PC3-10600 Stick2: Kingston DP223C-ELF 2GB... WTF.. no wonder this this is a memory...
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    Older Dell XPS 7100, curious about options for upgrading..

    Ok, granted it's an older PC, but I figured it would be an ideal "starter" for my son to use. Setup: Phenom x4 945 Stock Memory, Hynex 1.5GB PC3-10600, 240 Pin, 1.5V Mobo & Chipset: 786G SB710 PSU: Craptastic OEM 460W Upgrades so far: HD: Samsung HD502 (Primary OS) & WD 150...
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    Elite: Dangerous

    Saturn, Sampson thanks guys!.. For some reason I'm getting an error with the elitedangerous32.exe crash on initial load. I've completely removed / cleaned it, new install (inc. launcher), given administrator rights to it, and created an exemption with Kaspersky.. Just waiting for it to...
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    Elite: Dangerous

    Welp, I've been eyeing this game for a while now and I finally took the plunge.... Any advice for a complete greenie?
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    Mozilla Firefox downloading files with every opening...

    wow.. any ideas or suggestions?
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    Mozilla Firefox downloading files with every opening...

    Just noticed this over the past 3 days... Whenever I open up FF, it automatically downloads these small files.. the latest one is xyOj+KfX... As for type, generic listing as: File, Attributes: A. All of these are less than 1KB in size, pass through both Malware, and Kasperksy Pure (File...
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    Google To Target Kids Under 12 In 2015

    I honestly didn't know that PedoBear was on the board of directors....
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    Broken IPhone4 screen, offloading pictures / data

    OK... My daughter has an iPhone4, to which she dropped, glass broke and the screen will not power on. It is able to be recognized in iTunes, but due to the fact you can't "trust" it due to the screen being broken, I'm stuck..... Uninstalled all things Apple on my PC, allowed W7 to...
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    UK Govt Hopes to ‘Profit’ From Anti-Piracy Measures

    wait.. the money is going to the artist / business.. my bad, silly me.
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    UK Govt Hopes to ‘Profit’ From Anti-Piracy Measures

    That's all well and good.... However.... I'm pretty sure the old formula of tightening things down re: piracy = more money to PAC's, various "interest groups", anti-piracy programs (don't get me started) has worked so very well in the past......
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    Battlefield Hardline: 12 Minutes Of Singleplayer

    Perfect summation... Ya know, back in the day when CS was a mod for HL, TFC, All the mods that evolved from Q2 (That's Quake2 for the young'ings)
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    Ubisoft: Gamer Resistance To Digital Decreasing

    This is a great summation of things regarding Ubi and DRM. Been there, swore a alot, ended up getting the no-cd / modified .exe so I could actually play, found the game to be complete crap, and won't do it again. Again, this is for me only. There is no reason to have a physical connection...
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    Difficulty updating latest drivers for Leveno G580

    Thanks! I'm going over there tomorrow, and I'll let ya know how it turns out. Sincere thank you!
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    Difficulty updating latest drivers for Leveno G580

    Working on my mother-in-law's laptop, a Lenovo G580. Latest driver identified / installed is for the Intel HD 4000, v.10.18.10.3277. When I used the Intel Diver Update Utility, it identifies an update for this, v.10.18.10.3496. I downloaded this, and when I attempted to install it (yes, with...
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    Florida Man Demands Right To Wed Computer

    As long as I don't have to pay to clean up his keyboard and/or floor.. whatever twerks his twinkie.
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    Purchased W7 Pro, any way to incorporate SP1?

    As the title states, I digitally purchased Windows 7 shortly after it was released, and would like to incorporate SP1 into the installation if possible rather than doing it in steps. I have it backed up in .iso format on a separate drive, but would really like to slip it into a new DVD for...
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    What is everyone playing now?

    TF2. and a bit of CS:GO
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    Expert: Selfie Addiction May Cause Mental Illness

    Bravo Sir!!! I'd like to add my own opinion to this. It seems that kids due to twitter / Facebook / MySpace / Skype / facetime / whatever develop this sense that everything they say and/or feel is relevant due to the instant feedback they get from others... Not everything you say / think is...
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    YouTube Hurts Music Album Sales, Research Finds

    Amen... I did the same, as well as record off of Dish back in the day... Never got a e-mail, phone call, or scarlet letter... And somehow I'm pretty sure TW, Sony, etc., etc., have done just fine since 1994 (for the dish), far earlier for the radio..... These F*ck*rs never seem to...
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    Comcast Starts Selling Electricity In Pennsylvania

    Curious as to how the billing is for that.... kW x kb per second, / 24 hours, x number of channels, squared by the number of boxes... yea... that sounds about right..
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