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    home server NIC went out - How to reteive data?

    I have been using WHS on ACER Aspire Home Server for backups and multimedia storage. The Network adapter appears to have died and unable to access the server from my home network. Has anyone had a similar occurrence, and what was your fix? Can a usb network adapter be used to access the...
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    RMA process...submitted the RMA request online and they approved it in less than a day-- sent the old board, took them about a day or two to confirm/validate the issue-- I received notification the new board was shipping 7 days after requesting the RMA-- not too bad.
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    Sorry for the long delay...forgot to update this thread-- the culprit was the mobo chipset-- I RMA'd it and the new board worked fine...no problems now... Thansk to all who assisted
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    thanks for the help...I'm going to swap the origianl components back in and RMA the mobo.
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    the POST summary screen identifies the CPU and the DDR2 correctly, the BIOS hardware monitor is sensing the cooler fan okay (RPM's indicated) and the CPU temp is not abnormal 25-30C on startup and begins increasing slowly...but hte rig still shuts down for no apparent reason. THis time it took...
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    good question...its just a no-name I had lying around from some old builds---thought about buying an upgrade, but was trying to minimze $$ spent for this little upgrade-- all I bought was the mobo and DDR2 ($115 total), everything else was on my 'extra stuff' shelf. @ blkhogan-- good idea...
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    didn't get that far yet...haven't let it boot to windows yet...I'm in trying to configure the BIOS and it just shuts down while I'm setting it up...still haven't been able to fully review all settings, let alone set them how I want them.
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    upgrade for a venerable rig

    having issues keeping the upgrade running...some of the backstory: perfectly fine rig for the wife...she's been using it about 3 years now for general internet and email, but it takes about 12 minutes to start & load everything (WinXP SP3, MS Office 2007) to get to email-- she wanted faster...
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    Failure to fully boot into WinXP

    thanks to all who posted...I reset BIOS to reference values and system booted up fine...
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    Failure to fully boot into WinXP

    System used to work fine. I just rearranged my office, and when I hooked up my rig (AMD 940X4, MSI DKA790GX mobo, dual HD 5770, Corsair 650W PSU, 4GB RAM running WinXP Pro SP3), the system gives me a warning that system did not shutdown correctly - do I want to start windows normally or safemode...
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    Netgear 3700 ??

    Looking to upgrade my 802.11g wireless router to 802.11n. I've been using Negear 108 Super G router for about 4 years with very little to complain about- it appears the WNDR3700-100NAS is their current top end, but Newegg has it for sale like its a closeout :wtf...
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    EVGA Precision v1.9.0 Released

    When i try to install on by office computer, it gets a fail just before completing..I have evga 9600GT and Precision 1.0.2 installed already... doesn't the update run with a previous version installed?
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    Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year from techPowerUp!

    Merry Christmas..thanks for all the info y'all shared. :toast:
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    XFX First to Use Premium Reference Design for Radeon HD 4770

    I read another article online testing the 4770's in X-fire and OCing them using GPU-Z if I remember correctly---flippin' $220 graphics setup held it's own or beat GeForce 280!...that's when I started looking for the premium cooler design a little more...if the smaller cooler OCing can get that...
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    XFX First to Use Premium Reference Design for Radeon HD 4770

    was poking around on XFX europe website and found pics of this cooler on the HD4770 page with card that is currently for sale with the smaller cooler....small cooler card SKU is HD477AYDLC and the SKU for premium cooler is HD477AYDFC...evidently it has not been released as the XFX website does...
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    XFX First to Use Premium Reference Design for Radeon HD 4770

    Any word on a release date for this design...wasn't able to find out anything on XFX website, they only reference the card with the smaller cooler
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    XFX First to Use Premium Reference Design for Radeon HD 4770

    Got a LANparty rig I built a couple of years ago (QPack w/ Opty 6000 & 2GB DDR) I let my kids use now has an XTX1950CF card running dual 1600x1200 monitors--been thinking of upgrading the VC to reduce the the amount of heat this thing blows out--been looking for a $100ish card to replace the...
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    AMD Releases Fusion Media Explorer

    this Fusion beta is for Vista only. Figured I try it since the wife loves Facebook,but no joy for XP users
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    dual monitor setup with X1950XTX CF

    Thanks Eidairaman--Got the strech function in CCC to give me 3200 x 1200... haven't figure out the rotation part yet....how do I get it to 2400 x 1600 (rotate the veiw 90 deg)?
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    dual monitor setup with X1950XTX CF

    haven't used ccc much as my systems still use AGP except for this newer build (though it is 2+ yrs old) ---ATITool has been my utility of choice for those.
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    dual monitor setup with X1950XTX CF

    Recently purchased a second Samsung 204b monitor to team up with with another 204b 20". Graphics provided by X1950XTX CF (single card), OS-WinXP Pro 32 bit. I want to run both @ 1600x1200 and rotate them 90 degrees giving an effective veiwing resolution of 2400x1600. So far I have both...
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    Intel Officially Begins Shipping Dual-Core Atom Processors

    Shows I haven't been staying current...on the road too much with work. Thanks again for the update.
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    Intel Officially Begins Shipping Dual-Core Atom Processors

    any word on pricing?
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    Radeon and GeForce Share Work, PhysX Applications Win

    this is great news...but we need some more details...what motherboards are applicable, drivers needed, which video cards can be used (can older Radeons be used, or lower capacity Geforce 9x00 series), etc. I've been waiting for this as I have mostly used ATI/AMD graphics, but pondered how to...
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    microATX SLI?

    unfortunate...thanks for the help. Guess its bigger cases or bigger graphics cards