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  1. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Novint Falcon in Australia

    I've just got my Novint Falcon in from the US, and being a standard US unit, it comes with a standard US Transformer. Novint have said '..(NOTE: You will need to get a plug adapter, not a voltage converter, in order to utilize the Falcon. Even though the power adapters label stats 120v, 240v...
  2. Miscelaneous Gamer

    TF2 Create Server issue

    As many people have tried doing, and succeeded at-as have I mind you, I seem to be having some small issue with creating a TF2 server. Please note, I have all the necessary ports forwarded AND have sv_lan 0 input into the console. These points HAVE BEEN NOTED and ARE NOT the cause of the issue...
  3. Miscelaneous Gamer

    House phone makes an unusual sound without any dial tone.

    I've recently moved into a new house and one of the other people moving into the house has connected the phone service, hopefully to the house. However as I've just recently installed a cordless house phone, I've tested the line and found that when I pick up the phone to see if there is any...
  4. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Wattage?

    So, I have a Dell Dimension 5150 with a 305w PSU. And currently running a Geforce 6800 GPU. Now, quite an upgrade from the old system, but I'm looking to upgrade once again. Now, a nice little Geforce 9600GT looks like a nice little toy to play with, but, I need to know if my little teeny...
  5. Miscelaneous Gamer

    2wire 2701HGV-W Gateway and Steam

    Alright, I made a thread previously and I've searched all over the place. Key factors and symptoms of my problem. Approximately 1-2 minutes into any given match in Team Fortress 2 I have a random dropout from the server, however, as default, steam has 30 seconds to reconnect before it...
  6. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Put the lag issue out the way, lets move to GameBridge and computer freezing

    So, I got myself a nice little gamebridge (Adaptec Gamebridge 1400) back a month or two ago, and it worked a charm. Nowadays though, for some reason the computer freezes after a short while of playing my Wii through it. I've narrowed it down to a potential software issue, as I have only...
  7. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Router that appears to reset

    We recently joined up with Bigpond for a slab of 25GB a month, and we were given a 2Wire router. To connect to this router I bought a D-link Wireless G DWA-110 USB Adapter. This set up works nicely and I have one little issue. I've gone through many ways to combat, but I need some advice. The...
  8. Miscelaneous Gamer

    netstat.exe starting while playing steam games

    Alright, so I should let steam know this, but for some reason netstat.exe decides to start when playing steam games. Alright, so it starts, but what is the problem? It takes 50% of the cpu load when running. Meaning that I lose oh, say 85% of the frames per second that I should have. Oh so why...
  9. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Gateway Solo 9300 drivers...

    Not sure if this should be in Hardware or not, but I need some drivers for a Gateway Solo 9300. It has windows XP on it, so, personally, would like to have XP compatability. (PS. It has mini-XP on it.) (PPS. (Known) Missing drivers include a PCI to cardbus bridge, PCI simple...
  10. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Mini SD cards and an LG M4410 Mobile

    So, I go and get given that mobile, and it comes with a 64meg mini SD card.:shadedshu I go and buy a 1gig mini sd card which comes with the adapter. Now after formatting it about 4 times I get it to pick up as normal in the phone and on the computer. :cool: Unfortunately, the phone wont...
  11. Miscelaneous Gamer

    A new old laptop and Generic Cardbus Controller

    My next door neighbor saw me yesterday, and decided to give me his old laptop. :rockout: Alright, so it aint new and all, but it was free and it DOES work, unlike it's battery :nutkick:, so it has to run on it's charger. :laugh: Anyway, it works well enough to stick a new Laptop hdd and...
  12. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Multiple Instances of CLI.exe

    Task Manager and Multiple Instances of Programs Is this normal? Oh, I should explain a bit first... This attached image is a screenshot of my computer, and the Task Manager on the Processes Tab. I've noticed several of the same application/etc running in this list. (Just to let you know...
  13. Miscelaneous Gamer

    ATi and NVidia Supported games.

    Righty, so... some people may know about this uh... "input lag" a few people have had/have... like myself... :cry: However, having an ATi Radeon 9800Pro Graphics card in my system, I've been having minor difficulties with some games with this input lag. (Ie. if I hold one button on the...
  14. Miscelaneous Gamer

    XFX GeForce 8600 GT Extreme with Quiet Zalman Fansink.

    Time to consider upgrades? Yeah, here's a choice... What does everyone think? Alright for a medium-to-low budget pci-e choice?
  15. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Incapable to play HD 720p video files at max fps?

    Righty, well, many people may know that I've been complaining about several annoying software problems with my computer... but I figured it wouldn't hurt to throw another one out onto the road. So, simply, this one occurs with only HD 480 and/or 720 p/i video files. Like the HD 720p Team...
  16. Miscelaneous Gamer

    Other OS problems... related to input lag?

    Alright, as few may know, I've been having input lag just as some other's have... (previously) and unfortunately I haven't managed to get rid of it yet. Anyway, I reckon these little problems I have while using the OS may be directly or indirectly linked to the input lag. First, lets me...
  17. Miscelaneous Gamer

    WinME and mspaint

    As some people may already know, early versions of windows included mspaint, but with only support for bitmap files (aka .bmp) Here I am at work, making a little ad for the main page of the website that I manage (for now ¬_¬ ) and I need to open a jpg image, so I can make the ad a little more...