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    Windows 10 gremlins.

    I have the free upgrade from Windows 7 now on both my PC's. The are both Win 10 home. I am generally happy with 10 but the stinking gremlins in it is driving me nuts! I disable system restore and check back after awhile and it is re-enabled. Same thing with the windows driver dl option. I set...
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    Can't turn off Windows 7 update.

    IE 11 has been running like crap, almost unusable in my AM1 Windows 7 rig. So I went in to IE advanced options and reset the browser. Rebooted and opened up IE 11 and it popped up a tab that downloaded and installed about 8 things, while there was a little Windows 10 icon sitting in the quick...
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    Steam Hacked, Christmas 2015!

    411, Stay away from Steam, and possible Origin for the time being. I was on Steam and it went Chinese or something like that, and it had an install Steam tab at the top. YIKES! I hope my accounts are still good! I have 2 on 2 different PC's that were both online.
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    AMD is having their first ever virtual LAN on Saturday March 28, 2015. 12 hours of virtual LAN goodness! I am wondering if there will be any TPU members taking part?
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    Metal Gear Solid for PC.

    I am happy I just got MGS1 for the PC. I got it NIB in the 3 game Action Pack from back in the day. All I wanted was MGS, and got tired of bidding and loosing and then this popped up for under $40 shipped, and buy it now, Sweet! I now have all the available MG games for PC. Just waiting on MGS5...
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    AMD AM1, use XP sp3 build for an XP install.

    ^ (1-5-15) Thread title has been changed by me, after finding out I just needed to be more technologically advanced. :slap: Well I found out the hard way, after buying the parts, that the AM1 platform doesn't have video drivers for Windows XP. I saw the AM1 boards list support for XP and the...
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    Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

    MGS5:GZ will be unlocking on Steam in approx. 1 hour! No price yet, but I know I want it!
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    MSI 970 Gaming board.

    I see the MSI 970 Gaming board now on the Egg. It looks pretty good with it's black and red color scheme, complimenting the GSkill Trident X ram. The boards overview list audio as Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2, yet the board specs. say Realtek ALC1150. What is up with this? It has the Killer...
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    I cant get XP on my AM3+ 970 rig?

    I am going nuts here. Ever since I changed over from my 790/X4 965/ddr2 board I can not get XP to work on my new rig (in user specs). It worked great before with 2 hdd's and a selector switch. Win 7 loaded right up after the board swap, and looked fine even before the AMD driver refresh. XP...
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    Kaveri or FX for a new AMD build?

    I have read all I can find on the Kaveri at this time, but the reviews aren't answering my question. I would like to see a FM2+/Phenom II comparison. At this time what would be the better choice for a casual gamer wanting a new AMD build, FX or FM2+? I know the FX line is dead in the water, but...
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    Call Of Juarez.

    I picked up Call Of Juarez Gunslinger on sale at the last Steam sale. This game is Awesome! I bought the 1st COJ as an import back at the launch of the DX11 days. And COJ BIB at its launch, and all three have not disappointed. Every time I see the water in the COJ games, I swear these guys have...
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    XFX R9's get FREE BF4!

    Hurry up XFX R9 owners! I just saw that you can get BF4 download for free, and the 270/270x owners can get BF4 even if you bought your card before Nov. 12, 2013. :toast: http://xfxforce.com/en-us/features/battlefield-4-r9-launch.aspx I am a Sapphire gpu only guy, but am happy for you...
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    Free games and such.

    I have some codes I don't need that I would like to give away to TPU members if someone wants them. First come first served. 1 code request per member please. Must already be a TPU member with some post count. Post in the thread what you want, so others can see if it's been spoken for, and send...
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    1yr down. Is BF4 alone worth the jump to Win 8?

    BF4 is near. Win 8 has been out for about a year. Is BF4 a good enough reason by it's self to make the move to Win 8? I played the BF4 beta on my 7850/Win 7 rig and it looked/ran stealer. I am thinking a R9 gpu or a maybe a 79xx would be money better spent for current Win 7 users...
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    Why no game bundle for new AMD R series?

    I see the new R series AMD cards are available to purchase now, but I don't see any Never Settle game bundle being included with them. I am thinking a new Sapphire R270X would be a good upgrade for my trusty 7850 2G vanilla. Any insider info if the R series will be included in the Never Settle...
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    [FS] 3DMark & Orcs Must Die.

    I have for free, TWO remaining codes for 5000 Crowns in Wizzard 101 or Pirate 101, cards say a $10 value. 1 code per TPU member that asks. 1st come first served. GLD
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    [FF] Metro 2033 code.

    I have a spare FB giveaway Metro 2033 code. If you don't already have Metro 2033 and would like it then send me a pm. Two things: 1) Post here that you have pm'd me. 1st come, first served. 2) This can not be your first post on TPU. Thank's.
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    [FS][US] GPU Cooler, NIB.

    I have a Coolink GFXChilla that I never used. It is new in the box, unused, from a clean smoke free house. It has two 10x80mm fans, but it also can take two 80mm fans of your choice, that is why I bought it. I have been happy with the cooling on my Sapphire cards and so I have not used it. I...
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    [FF] Win 8 Promo codes.

    I am happy with and sticking with Windows 7, so I won't be using these codes before they expire. I have a few of the Windows 8 promo codes, (4 I think) and a few, (3, maybe 4 I think) of the free media center codes from the $15 launch/upgrade deal. They are only good UNTILL Jan. 31, 2013. If you...
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    How do you fully get rid of deleted files?

    I recently found the program Recuva from Piriform. I ran the scan for pictures and was surprised at the "deleted" pics in found on my computer. Pics I never downloaded. Pics that must have been in the background of web pages I have visited, image searches etc. I see in the progy I can overwright...
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    [FF][US] Avg 2012

    I have 2 copies of AVG anti-virus 2012 I got as freebies from the Egg. They are good for 1 pc for 1 year. I do not need these. I see AVG now has 2013 version on their site. If you can use these I will drop these in the mail to 2 different TPU members in the USA. I do not want to waste my stamps...
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    [FS/FT] AVG anti-virus.

    Changed to give away in new thread.
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    Keep my set up a little longer?

    Next month my rig will be 2 years old. The AM3+ and FM1 platforms make me think I should just get a X6 1100T and a 7xxx card and get another year, or maybe two out of it. I don't want to go Intel. Should I just forget about the X6 1100T altogether?
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    [FS][US] NIB XBOX 360 LOTR War In The North.

    1/3/12 - sold.
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    [FF] BF3 Back To Karkand Origin code.

    Code gone! 12/22/11 CODE GIVEN AWAY, thanks for looking.