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    Synergy/Input Director setup problems - 3 monitors, 2 computers

    So I'm basically trying to get this setup transitioning smoothly Input Director doesn't seem to allow me to place the server between the two slave screens, and I couldn't get Synergy working correctly either. Does anyone run a similar setup and can offer some advice? Thanks!
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    Building/Running a server from home

    Sorry for being vague, I've never really built a server before so I don't really know how beefy the hardware needs to be, but the budget is around $800-1000, with a bit extra for some backup drives. We haven't come to a consensus on an asset management program yet, but if I had to choose I'd...
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    Building/Running a server from home

    A bit of background first: Some other artists and myself want to create a small local studio and start freelancing(fun times ahead in this economy!). We cannot afford to rent actual space, so we are going to work out of our apartments. What I'm trying to do is come up with an ideal asset...
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    Projection: Is it possible to get a focused 8.5x11" image?

    The short of it is I'm working on and installation in a gallery, and I would like to be able to project an image that is about the size of a standard A4 sheet of paper. Problem is the only projectors available to me don't focus well until they are about 3-5 feet away from whatever surface they...
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Ok, sorry about the vagueness, been busy with work, but this is the case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811292003 Getting inside, there are no distinguishing labels on the PSU itself that I can see.
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Bumping this back up because it is still happening, almost exclusively during or shortly after playing a game. Time to buy a new power supply?
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Well, embarrassingly enough, I think my psu is some 450-500w thing that came with my case. I don't overclock or use any really high-end components so the wattage shouldn't be a problem, but I can't speak to it's reliability.
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Ok this makes no sense, but miraculously after I tried that and reconnected the power to my mobo, and then when I tried to power my machine up...it worked. Now I'm wondering if I overheated something...?
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Well, shit. Got power with the paperclip trick, have I fried my mobo?
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    Computer shut down suddenly, now not rebooting

    Does this sound like a blown power supply? How do I test for sure, barring swapping to a new PS immediately, since I don't have one lying around? I was just playing a game of left 4 dead and bam, complete shut off, and now when I try and power back on, absolutely nothing happens, no POST, no...
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    New DVD drive, computer won't boot Windows (SYSTEM32 error)

    Yes, completely normal when the drive is not connected to the motherboard. Plug it in again, and I get the same error.
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    New DVD drive, computer won't boot Windows (SYSTEM32 error)

    I bought a cheapo DVD drive for a secondary system, so I popped out the old CD-Drive and put the DVD-Drive in it's place, booted, and got this: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/CONFIG/SYSTEM I stomped around cursing for a while...
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    Switch works with Vista OR xp but not both?

    uhg, I should have been able to figure that out, I'm a retard. Thanks!
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    Switch works with Vista OR xp but not both?

    I've got a little switch a bought a while ago(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122029) that's been working great till I tried to connect my girlfriend's Vista desktop. She cannot connect to the internet while my machine is on, and visa versa. If I shut down and power...
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    Getting rid of mouse accel in old school UT 99

    There is no such file anywhere in my UT directory :(
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    Do I need 4GB sys ram for XP pro now?

    I tried putting 4gb on my mobo under XP Pro 64 and would crash out of games. Works fine on 3, just a useless stick of Corsair lying around now till I get Vista, I guess :(
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    Getting rid of mouse accel in old school UT 99

    I had a fit of nostalgia the other week and downloaded UT 99 off of Steam, but it's been unplayable because of the horrid mouse acceleration/lag I get when playing. It just feels so off that I can't even begin to play it coming from CS and TF2 and such. None of the input settings in the games...
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    color gradient issues on a Dell 2407WFP

    it is in fact A02, does this mean I'm SOL?
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    color gradient issues on a Dell 2407WFP

    Can somebody help me here, please?
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    color gradient issues on a Dell 2407WFP

    Upon looking at that image on a CRT screen, it looks a lot worse on my LCD. It's just a screen capture from Eve, and the transitions between colors are horrible pixelated and noticeable, with a kind of layered effect bleeding outwards as the brighter colors in the lower right fade into darker...
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    color gradient issues on a Dell 2407WFP

    I'm getting some pretty horrible image quality on wide expanses of color. It doesn't show up in most games with highly detailed textures, but when I fire up a space game, for example, it's hard to miss with shit like Eve Online and Homeworld 2. Anyone know how I can fix this and properly set...
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    Games Crashing after adding 2 more gigs

    Thanks for the suggestions, anyone got a link that can walk me through what I need to do to adjust the voltage/timing stuff? I've never needed to do anything like this before so I want to be careful to get it right.
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    Games Crashing after adding 2 more gigs

    I've been told my problem is running Windows XP Pro x64, but I just upgraded to a total of 4 gigs of ram, up from 2, and it causes games to stutter horribly and quickly lock up my machine. I was able to do everything else alright, from what I could tell, but once I started up TF2 or Counter...
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    Steam games crashing after 8800GT upgrade

    Same exact kind as my other 2 sticks
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    Steam games crashing after 8800GT upgrade

    Ok shit seems to be working after I pulled out the 2 new sticks of RAM. What can I do be able to use them again?
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    Steam games crashing after 8800GT upgrade

    Ok EVE just did the same thing to me just now, before the first screen even loaded it started stuttering horribly with slight blinks of activity on the screen. Took out the 2 new gigs of ram, if that doesn't do anything I'll try the drivers that came on the CD with the card...
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    Steam games crashing after 8800GT upgrade

    OS is WindowsXP Pro x64, with SP2
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    Steam games crashing after 8800GT upgrade

    So I finally replaced my 7800GT with an 8800GT(MSI flavor from newegg, if it matters) and dropped in 2 more gigs of ram. I loaded the latest official drivers from nVidia to be safe, and the other games I play like WoW and EVE Online appear to be running just fine. If I try to start CS:S or...
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    Summer upgrade, or wait?

    I can't really afford to get state of the art parts, so I usually spend a couple hundred every year or two depending on what I'm playing and get a nice midrange graphics card. I'm starting to feel the strain on my 7800GT and was planning on picking up an 8800GT this summer now that it's pretty...
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    Need a recomendation based on my usage

    I'm looking to pick up a new graphics card this summer, but I don't want to get something expensive that will outperform what I need it to do. I'm a college student so I need my money for other things, for the most part, so I don't want to spend more than a couple hundred dollars on this. My...
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    Entry level external watercooling

    yeah, heh, I was more looking at the 130 dollar kits I saw on Newegg and hoping I could jury rig something to get it outside the case, not spend 300 dollars an enclosed, self-contained unit because that's just much too expensive.
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    Entry level external watercooling

    Ok, so I'm thinking of doing a basic watercooling setup. The noise is starting to bother me, and I live in a very small room on the third floor of a house, so my computer literally heats to room up to an uncomfortable level. I've done a bit of research about it, and I think it would be ideal...
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    What to do about a suddenly overheating 7800GT?

    I even rolled back to older drivers because someone told me that the latest forcewares were causing overheating in the 7-series of cards and that didn't help. Everything is screwed and seated on just fine, too. My case is small and has bad airflow, which I will be fixing this weekend, but I...
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    What to do about a suddenly overheating 7800GT?

    I cleaned off and reapplied thermal paste on the contact, but the temperatures still skyrocket above 100c under load. It's even idling at around 60-65c. When I pulled to cooler off there were several cloth strips covering what looked like little black squares or circuits, and some of those...
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    What to do about a suddenly overheating 7800GT?

    update: moved the HD farther away from the card and wiped away some dust, no change. Got done with a half an hour of TF2 and it was at 100 celcius. Framerate cut in half after a few minutes of gameplay, with some occasional slow-mo action, which looks cool, but is probably a bad sign. Any...
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    What to do about a suddenly overheating 7800GT?

    I doubt it's dust, since this is a relatively recent phenomenon. I've not noticed anything drastic before last night, and dust would be building slowly.
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    What to do about a suddenly overheating 7800GT?

    Like the title says, I have an 7800GT that has served me well for 2 years until now. I just noticed a sudden drop in framerate while playing TF2 that happens after 5-10 minutes of playtime. I downloaded a temperature monitor and low and behold I'm sitting at 88 degrees celsius. This just...
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    Problems with installing old NForce3 drivers

    I think this is the right place to ask this, but I'm having problems installing some drivers on an older motherboard. I've installed XP Pro using a disk that includes SP2, but my driver disk is apparently too old and wants SP1 to install anything, so I'm guessing it doesn't know what to do with...
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    "DISK BOOT FAILURE" when installing my first SATA HD

    That was the ticket! Before I had installed the SATA drive, I was using a single IDE cable that ran from my mobo to my DVD Drive to my Hard drive, and all I did was unplug the HD and install the new one without thinking about it. I uplugged the IDE cable from the DVD Drive and plugged in the...
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