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    Moving up to a bigger SSD

    I know that Acronis 2010 and 2011 full versions both keep proper alignment with SSD's.
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    2TB Drive Won't Hot Swap

    That isn't the problem, my computer never sleeps. I think is must be any issue with the drive itself. Since every other sata drive I have tried has worked.
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    2TB Drive Won't Hot Swap

    Yes AHCI has been enabled since the windows install, there are two sata controllers on the motherboard so not all drives are on the same control but this shouldn't matter. I have already been able to hot-swap with the system, using the exact same sata port I am trying to use now, this is the...
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    2TB Drive Won't Hot Swap

    I just checked and the sector size for this drive is 512. So the sector size should not be the issue. Any ideas?
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    2TB Drive Won't Hot Swap

    Months ago I installed a mobile rack in my rig(computer in sig) and I love it. I have been hot-swapping sata drives to easily share large amounts of data with my friend who also has a mobile rack on his computer. I recently just purchased a Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB drive and it works fine...
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    I just had a virus, screwed with proxy settings.

    So I was just using my computer normally as always and fake anti-virus windows starting popping up out of no where and all applications were being blocked from opening. I didn't have any anti-virus or malware software installed because I hadn't contracted a virus on any of my computers in many...
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    Extract Picture From .contact File

    There is a long story as to the reason I need to do this. I have a bunch of contacts in my Windows 7 user account contacts folder in the .contact file format. Some of these contacts have pictures. I want to copy these pictures only to somewhere else as some sort of picture file format. I...
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    Flash fails in FF & IE, works with chrome

    The computer is my Sony VAIO laptop, pentium M, 1.73 Ghz, 504 MB of RAM (according to the computer properties in windows), Windows XP Home edition Flash videos have always worked fine in the past on this laptop. A couple of days ago the computer got a virus/malware called internet security...
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    Google Chrome

    The right thing to do would be to inform them of this and tell them they should set a master password.
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    Vista UAC (User Account Control) on or off???

    I can't tell if you are being sarcastic or not. Is there a different free virus scanner that you prefer?
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    Vista UAC (User Account Control) on or off???

    Does UAC pop up when AVG is auto-updating? I need to know this if I am going to turn it back on.
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    PC won't post: unplugged nearything and still nothing

    Do you have a friend with a compatible motherboard in his computer that you can start testing your stuff in to narrow down the problem? If you do try ram, video card, things like this in his computer. Eventually try processor and everything else. If it all works then it's probably the...
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    New Build - DVD/SATA/ACHI Issues

    Well then can't you use the SI ports for the hard drive(s), and the Intel ports for the optical drive? Then set the SI ports to AHCI and the Intel ports to IDE
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    Vista icon rollover effect

    Is there any way to remove the highlighted box around the desktop icons when you roll the mouse of them in Vista?
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    Vista OEM Question.

    I actually changed motherboards because my old one stopped working and I also upgraded the processor as well at the same time and I didn't have to call or anything to activate, just did it over the internet.
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    S.M.A.R.T. Problem

    Here is my Chkdsk log: Checking file system on H: The type of the file system is NTFS. Volume label is HD Movies. A disk check has been scheduled. Windows will now check the disk. 448 file records processed. 0 large file...
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    S.M.A.R.T. Problem

    I was checking out my different drives S.M.A.R.T. info using speedfan. I did the online full report option on each one. They were all fine except for one of the Samsung drives. It had this note after the test: On the "Current Pending Sector" attribute of the chart it just says to "watch"...
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    AHCI Problems

    A few days ago I started to have problems with one of my 500GB Samsung drives. It kept disappearing after about 40 minutes of use, I tried doing a chkdsk but it couln't finish because the hard drive would disappear before it could finish. After changing the cable and trying a bunch of stuff I...
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    Re-seat or lap?

    I just have the voltage set to auto, CPU-Z shows 1.176v, room temperature is about 82F.
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    Re-seat or lap?

    Idle is: Core0:48C Core1:50C Core2:44C Core3:43C
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    Re-seat or lap?

    Do I need to re-seat or lap before before overclocking? Here is my speedfan core temps with the cpu at stock speed under full load in p95: Core0:62C Core1:62C Core2:57C Core3:57C That seems really hot to me for stock speeds, even though it's at full load. I don't have all of the...
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    SFF advice needed

    Also would I better better off getting a mobo with HDMI out onboard and no video card? Or would I be better off with this mobo and that cheapie video card?
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    SFF advice needed

    What do you guys think of the Thermaltake LANBOX Lite? Is the sugo better?
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    SFF advice needed

    I have never really made a SFF computer before and I need a little advice since things like onboard video are completely foreign to me. I have an extra 2.4 GHz C2D, 2x1GB gskill ram, and a 300GB sata hdd. I got to thinking that an HTPC in the living room to watch all the various movies and...
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    Why must it be so difficult for the Xbox 360 to connect to vista via media center..

    Firewall on PC is off, also I have looked around on forums and other people can't get the PS3's UPnP to work with the DGL-4300.
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    6 Gb vs. 4 Gb

    Put them in, they will all still be running in dual channel as long as you put them in the correct slots. 4 slots, two of them will be one color, and the other two will be a different color. If you put the 2 matching pairs on one color and the other two matching pairs on the other color then...
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    Why must it be so difficult for the Xbox 360 to connect to vista via media center..

    I couldn't get WMP 11 to work with my PS3. I think it is because the upnp on my PS3 isn't recognized my D-Link DGL-4300 router. I use Tversity instead and it works out really well, it can even transcode formats that the PS3 doesn't support. It can only transcode in stereo, so unfortunately to...
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    XP (x64) -vs- Vista (x64) Actual Benchmarks

    Doesn't anyone remember how everyone said XP was too slow, too bloated, and too unstable when it first came out? This happens with every operating system and it continues until a little after SP2 comes out, after that happens the OS has been around long enough that there are not that many...
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    SB Audigy 2ZS + Vista x64 - calibration etc...

    My Audigy 2 zs works with vista x64 home premium, I used the "SBAXVSD_PCDRV_LB_2_12_0002" drivers. I tried using newer drivers but they don't work, luckily I kept the install for these old drivers and they work great.
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    Wow, What a difference - Auzentech new drivers

    How are you connecting to your z5500's? Optical?
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    AHCI --> IDE in Vista

    This has worked like a charm for me in the past.
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    Looking to buy a decent LCD TV

    Unfortunately, you can't trust what they look like in BestBuy. They sometimes use different inputs or cables on different tv's. It is also rumored that they tune the color settings on some tv's to make them look better because they want to sell more of that one. There is also a lot of things...
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    Weird filename bug

    So I have a lot of files and I have all the names organized. I set up Tversity to transcode video to my PS3 and it works great except for one thing. I'd say about 1 out of 15 files have the wrong filename, however, the filename displayed through Tversity on the PS3 is the original filename of...
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    Want to install 7th HDD in Antec P180b

    Ok I think you guys have convinced me to replace the 300GB drive with a 1 TB, it is my oldest drive and I use it for bittorrent so who knows when it will go bad.
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    Want to install 7th HDD in Antec P180b

    I am considering that as an option as well. Is the Hitachi 7K1000 1TB drive better?
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    Want to install 7th HDD in Antec P180b

    I have an Antec P180b case and I wish to install a 7th internal hard drive. The only way I can figure to do this is to buy a PCI express sata card (since my motherboard also only as 6 sata ports), and mount the drive in a 5.25 drive bay. I have been looking at the racks that slide into the...
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    4x2gb Dual Channel vs 6gb Mixed

    I'm kinda in the same situation I have 2X1GB ddr2 800 4-4-4-12 and 2X2GB ddr2 1066 5-5-5-15, if I want to run all 6 gb in dual channel would I have to set my overall timings to 5-5-5-15 and overall speed to ddr2 800? Also if I dropped to freq on the faster ram down to ddr2 800 could I then...
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    What to replace Asus P5B-E with?

    I originally chose the board because it had so many data ports and I only needed one pci slot for a graphics card. This forum also highly recommended the board at the time and I did like it until the bios chip apparentyl went out. I don't currently have a need for eSATA or FireWire but it would...
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    What to replace Asus P5B-E with?

    My Mobo just went bad from the system in my sig. I sent the rma in to newegg and they do not carry that model anymore so I get my money back. However I really haven't paid much attention to computer hardware since I built my pc. I was wondering if I could get your opinions on what motherboard I...
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    XP and Vista meachine cannoth see eachother.

    OK not sure what we did... but the xp computer can see me now, however I cannot see him. Connecting through normal methods does not work. I can see his computer on the network map however I cannot access it there. I turned his simple file sharing off... he is not password protected... I still...
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