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Forum: Hardware 14th Jan 2014, 20:47
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
That's now the plan. On the off chance (and...

That's now the plan. On the off chance (and because he's both bored and angry) it's getting another reinstall of windows from someone else's DVD (put onto USB, disk less systems sometimes have a lot...
Forum: Hardware 14th Jan 2014, 17:33
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Right, new windows install, still does it. And...

Right, new windows install, still does it. And during the install the mobo wouldn't recognise the bootable USB in bios at all in any of the USB ports. So had to trigger windows install from within...
Forum: Hardware 14th Jan 2014, 00:21
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Well it's current config until I get home from...

Well it's current config until I get home from work in an hour is newer bios (checked the ssd btw on the off chance), but everything, even the ram the same as the initial build to try and recreate...
Forum: Hardware 13th Jan 2014, 23:58
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
That's the kicker. As I'm up in scunthorpe I...

That's the kicker. As I'm up in scunthorpe I can't run round with my rig and swap out the ram etc, and have a friend here with the same socket (fm2) so could nick his CPU for a day. Instead my friend...
Forum: Hardware 13th Jan 2014, 23:32
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Fair enough. Will make him run a few extra tests...

Fair enough. Will make him run a few extra tests later stressing the CPU more see if it happens.

The main problem he has with the whole experience is being 200miles away without any other support...
Forum: Hardware 13th Jan 2014, 21:00
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Well thought it was the ram, as when we swapped...

Well thought it was the ram, as when we swapped the sticks to a different channel it didn't do it for 48hrs, and is much less regular. I think the plans going to be reinstall windows and if still a...
Forum: Hardware 13th Jan 2014, 20:32
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Yeah , from whatever it came out of the box with...

Yeah , from whatever it came out of the box with to the most recent non-beta version
Forum: Hardware 13th Jan 2014, 18:43
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Ok, so ran memtest and it's fine after 10 runs,...

Ok, so ran memtest and it's fine after 10 runs, currently reinstalling windows and going to leave it to run for a day. If it still freezes intermittently am thinking it must be the mobo, or am I an...
Forum: Hardware 12th Jan 2014, 23:16
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Yep, tried fresh win 7, and Ubuntu in case it's a...

Yep, tried fresh win 7, and Ubuntu in case it's a windows specific issue. He's running memtest tonight in case it's the memory as we swapped the sticks to different sockets and it didn't happen for...
Forum: Hardware 12th Jan 2014, 22:14
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By OversizeZantos
Think we have a bad mobo on our hands!

Hi everyone, originally posted in tech support, but think we've got more of a firm handle on it now.

My friend has built a computer (well done a major upgrade), and his spec consists of......
Forum: Tech Support 9th Jan 2014, 17:54
Replies: 2
Motherboards g1.a88x build
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Posted By OversizeZantos
Cheers, he's in Dorset and I'm in Scunthorpe, so...

Cheers, he's in Dorset and I'm in Scunthorpe, so told him and he's trying it later tonight.

It's a clean install of win7 64, latest drivers across the board. Updated the bios just before he went...
Forum: Tech Support 9th Jan 2014, 03:19
Replies: 2
Motherboards g1.a88x build
Views: 514
Posted By OversizeZantos
g1.a88x build

Hi everyone, my firend has just built a pc.. A-8-6600k, 8gb xms3 9-9-9-27, gigabyte g1.sniper a88x, ocz agility 3 120gb ssd, msi twin frozr 6950 2gb. And is experiencing random crashing where the...
Forum: Hardware 27th May 2013, 02:32
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By OversizeZantos
I had one for just over a year, and the wheel is...

I had one for just over a year, and the wheel is awesome on the g500, little toggle switch underneath to change from ratchet scroll to freewheel (very well balanced free wheel too), and the wheel...
Forum: Hardware 26th May 2013, 15:09
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By OversizeZantos
oh and +1 for the help to everyone! and will be...

oh and +1 for the help to everyone! and will be using the asus router as the main workhorse for everything when the setup's complete as ping times, dl speeds and overall snappiness of the internet is...
Forum: Hardware 26th May 2013, 15:04
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By OversizeZantos
Spoke to my landlord, and as long as the cable is...

Spoke to my landlord, and as long as the cable is both removable when we eventually move, and doesn't stop any doors from closing I can wire up the mancave for internets. Nice :-).

Now to my...
Forum: Hardware 22nd May 2013, 10:43
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By OversizeZantos
Need internets to kill zombies!!

Right, have just moved house, which has completely wiped my bank account for the next month, and the nice virgin man has just left having set up my internet in my new place. My main pc (in sig)...
Forum: Software 29th Oct 2012, 20:17
Replies: 3
Windows Technet
Views: 768
Posted By OversizeZantos
brilliant, Like I said, the forum posts relating...

brilliant, Like I said, the forum posts relating to this are for 2009 that I can find, and the license wording has changed, so seems a little more ambiguous to me for this kind of use case. Also the...
Forum: Hardware 29th Oct 2012, 06:05
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By OversizeZantos
well emailed logitech and waiting for a reply. in...

well emailed logitech and waiting for a reply. in response to hamza, claw grip. highest dpi possible if the sensor is good, I like a little weight, dont care about lights, but a few extra buttons...
Forum: Software 29th Oct 2012, 05:14
Replies: 3
Windows Technet
Views: 768
Posted By OversizeZantos
Technet

Hi all, not wanting to dip into an area of dubious legality too much, as if its definately off the cards then obviously I will buy the full products, but does anyone know the current stance that...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2012, 06:12
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By OversizeZantos
+1 on the rt-n66u if its anything like my...

+1 on the rt-n66u if its anything like my rt-n56u. Its crazy fast compared to the virgin 'super' box, get wifi at the chinese takeaway 4 doors down, run a printer from it, and an ftp server for my...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2012, 06:11
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By OversizeZantos
+1 on the rt-n66u if its anything like my...

+1 on the rt-n66u if its anything like my rt-n56u. Its crazy fast compared to the virgin 'super' box, get wifi at the chinese takeaway 4 doors down, run a printer from it, and an ftp server for my...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2012, 06:05
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By OversizeZantos
will try that, didnt really think as I've fairly...

will try that, didnt really think as I've fairly abused the little bugger and its out of the 1yr warranty now (assuming it is 1 yr, but I think it is)
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2012, 01:17
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By OversizeZantos
G500 gone south after a year, need a replacement

Title says it all really. Got my eye on a cyborg rat 7 contagion, and a max limit of 70 quid.

Anyone had any experiance with one, and if so, worth it, or is there something in my pricerange thats...
Forum: General 27th Oct 2012, 15:33
Replies: 19
Views: 2,748
Posted By OversizeZantos
prob the same as mine. Completely legit. I get...

prob the same as mine. Completely legit. I get paid in cash too, but with a wage slip and pay tax. Am a chef so the restaurant doesnt want to pay to set up bacs and have to deposit cash into the...
Forum: Hardware 27th Oct 2012, 15:27
Replies: 147
Views: 69,584
Posted By OversizeZantos
What gets me, especially after working returns...

What gets me, especially after working returns and claims for a retail company for a while (nothing special, just a few duties that got added onto my dc job), is that each claim seems to be judged on...
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