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  1. Thread: C Homework

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    Odd, one of our more popular tech schools offers...

    Odd, one of our more popular tech schools offers introductory to programming with VB.net and has you program a slot machine at the end of the year. Same professor teaches a straight C++ course. And...
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    I did take the RAM out for giggles and reset all...

    I did take the RAM out for giggles and reset all 4 sticks, did an avast scan prior to windows boot right after post and ran memtest. So far so good. This will be the 2nd day my computer's been...
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    Thanks for all the help, approaching sleepy time...

    Thanks for all the help, approaching sleepy time for this guy. I will try all your suggestions tomorrow and if I turn up one that solves it I'll be sure to provide thanks to the person who suggested...
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    Right now playing wow flawlessly. I don't get it.

    Right now playing wow flawlessly. I don't get it.
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    Ok some questions... >> Do the video and audio...

    Ok some questions...

    >> Do the video and audio lock up at the same instant?
    Yes.

    > If so... it's most likely to be bad memory.
    All 4 sticks are always showing up.

    >If there's a time...
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    Hahaha. It does seem very video oriented. I'll...

    Hahaha. It does seem very video oriented. I'll take it to computer doctors tomorrow and see if Jeff and I can strip it down and jerry-rig it. LOL.
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    Yeah the ISO issue isn't a problem. I'll try...

    Yeah the ISO issue isn't a problem. I'll try with the MyBook first, then if that don't work I'll get a thumb drive tomorrow. Thanks for the tip, I didn't know 8s came down so far. ^_^
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    > Microsoft's USB tool That's the one that...

    > Microsoft's USB tool
    That's the one that requires the Windows ISO as well as the USB tool, correct? Can I use Western Digital's MyBook's? I don't think I have a thumb drive that large(no use...
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    PC locking up, tried a bunch of things

    I haven't posted here in awhile nor have I been in the technology loop for a few years as I tend to build nice systems that last years so I don't need to pay attention to what's powerful and fast.
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  10. Thread: Starcraft 2

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    I'm still waiting on Diablo 3 as well. After D2,...

    I'm still waiting on Diablo 3 as well. After D2, wow keeps my gaming hobby busy enough until then.

    Glad to see some old faces still around. :)
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    That's all fine and dandy guys, but I fried one...

    That's all fine and dandy guys, but I fried one of the boards for sure with 3 stand-offs installed into the tower's chasis that I didn't need.
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    Got it figured out, the motherboard was dead. ...

    Got it figured out, the motherboard was dead. New one works great(E-VGA 780i Premium 3-way SLI). I have the 8500 OC'ed to 4ghz stable. I can run Mortal Kombat 4 through MAME(which will require...
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    So, I see where I'm sitting then! (newegg.com,...

    So, I see where I'm sitting then! (newegg.com, mobo out of return date, cpu still in return date) Thanks for your help.

    Yeah, I do not like the way you have to install the cpu cooler for these...
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    Not getting power from the powered up? Meaning...

    Not getting power from the powered up? Meaning bad CPU or bad motherboard CPU socket? It could be either one. I've had blown caps on a mobo that would make the mobo unstable -- it wouldn't post at...
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    Well I installed a known working memory module...

    Well I installed a known working memory module and with my finger on the cpu directly, the back side of my finger, the sensative side, it was as cold as ice when i powered the computer on. I only...
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    The lights on the keyboard do not light up at all...

    The lights on the keyboard do not light up at all when you power the machine on. And the hard drive isn't even plugged in(but I had everything hooked up during the first attempt). I can't remember...
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    building a new pc, post issues

    Gigabyte (x38?) motherboard(for the 45nm core 2s, like $220)
    2gb 1066 DDR2
    320gb SATA Western Digital
    GeForce 8800GTS 512mb/256bit
    E8500 Core 2 Duo, 3.16ghz, 6mb cache

    This is the first modern...
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    I don't know the specifics of running multiple...

    I don't know the specifics of running multiple displays but at work, we have these huuuuge glass coating machines that are in the 10s of millions for cost. Each has a control booth that has about...
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    Thanks. Yeah, I've done some looking around...

    Thanks. Yeah, I've done some looking around anyhow. BTW, see that 4th review down or so where that guy said he uses 4 42" LCDs on that board with fairly maxed out CPU/RAM settings ONLY for trading?...
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    NEW PC, suggestions

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131200

    Think this would be a nicely balanced Core 2 Duo based mobo? I'd go with ddr3 based ram and video card(s). Also, I'd run the new...
  21. 42" Plasma. Took back the 42" LCD with...

    42" Plasma.

    Took back the 42" LCD with 10,000:1 contrast. Blacks were not good enough(everything else including PC at 1920x1080 was great).

    And hi doubleanti, like you I haven't been here in...
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    Woah...old timers aboard. Happy 25th L@D.

    Woah...old timers aboard. Happy 25th L@D.
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    I like it a lot. I like simplistic websites with...

    I like it a lot. I like simplistic websites with shades of grey and all.

    I don't have time for that now so my google blog satifies my visual appeal and allows for me to type when I feel like it...
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    WinAmp is fun. Highly useful for listening to...

    WinAmp is fun. Highly useful for listening to the music DATA rips of oldschool console video games. :-)
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    100% accurate emulation uses software mode only. ...

    100% accurate emulation uses software mode only. Look at how MAME is setup and you'll understand a bit of what's going on with the emu stuff.
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