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  1. Tibor Hazafi

    i7-6700K with Windows 7?

    Hi all, My question: Is the i7-6700K Skylake CPU fully compatible with Windows 7? Even if I install it into an intel 200 (B250) motherboard? Thanks, hazazs
  2. RejZoR

    Microsoft's incompetence or deliberate performance degradation

    I have enough of this nonsense and I hope it'll blow up into Microsoft's face because this freaking does it. I have an AMD A9-9420 laptop (4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, genuine Win10, latest BIOS) bought in January 2018 which is entirely useless just half a year later if it's running Windows 10 1709 with...
  3. H

    Getting BSOD, every second day, BSOD REASON:kmode exception not handled, Testing MEMTEST86. have some Q's.

    hi, mobo:z170 asus gaming pro RAM: corsair Vengeance DDR4 2400mhz GPU:GTX 1070(multiple) PSU: Thermaltake Tough Power 1000w i dont know why i get BSCO in IDLE too, even when im not using PC, it says KMODE EXCEPTION NOT HANDLE (next time i will take screenshot to explain properly, i appolgize...
  4. U

    What is the latest stable build of Win10 ?

    Hello what is the latest stable build of Windows 10 ? People say the v.1803 April 2018 update .ISO is not stable: "build itself has its known issues with various configurations - the Internet is full of reports." Where to find older .ISOs=DVD\USB-images of Windows 10 ? - I have\had some 2017...
  5. A

    Making Audio Enhancers Work on Windows

    Old thread: https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/the-ultimate-realtek-hd-audio-driver-mod-for-windows-10.232921/ Introduction: To make audio enhancers working, such as SRS Premium Sound. Dolby Home Theater v4. Follow the APO Driver installation instructions: tinyurl.com/ycemaxx9 Get the...
  6. kastriot

    Windows 10 1803 update issues(Solved!)

    I have Asus P6T Deluxe V2 with X5650 and after this update system would hang at blue boot logo, i decided to restore bios defaults and then update continued normaly, when everything was done i decided to restore my oc-ed bios settings but win would hang again at blue logo so i started to disable...
  7. nomdeplume

    In Regards To W10 Forced/Free Update

    If you are faced with a computer that shipped with W8 downgraded to W7 in which the HDD was pulled and destroyed. Is there a definitive way to determine through the BIOS if W10 was attained through a forced or free update from the original OS? My understanding is the embedded OEM license...
  8. H

    System reserved partition created itself on the HDD instead of the SSD!Please help me!

    Hi all, I have one problem! I deleted all of the partitions of my laptop's HDD and SSD while installing Win 10 last time,and when I recreated the partitions , the System reserved partition created itself on the HDD instead of the SSD!And I always install the OS on the SSD! How do I fix this...
  9. DarkStalker

    Problems with AE-5, driver from 30. April 2018 and Windows 10 64-bit 1803

    So i've got sound in windows 10 and it is working ok 5.1 setup with my roccat kave xtd 5.1 analog headset but it lacks depth...bass is to low and treble is to high... and no matter what i set in sound blaster connect2 regarding bass and treble it wont apply, only if i uninstall driver package...
  10. T

    Distributedcom error makes my pc stuck!!

    This also happened before i reset my pc ,i dont know the reason why it keep happening though. So i don't know if there is any way that i can fix that? any help is appreciate it.
  11. H

    Win 10 all of a sudden doesn't boot and stucks into startup repair which doesn't fix the problem!Help me!

    Hi all, today all of a sudden,when I turned on my laptop,it didn't want to boot! It showed me a blue screen but I don't remember what it was saying! After the restart, it showed the Startup repair, but it didn't solve the problem ,and it restarted again and it got in a loop! I tried many...
  12. C

    Windows 10 Lean SKU Spotted in Latest Redstone 5 Preview Build

    Microsoft is secretly working on a stripped-down version of their Windows 10 operating system. The new 'Windows 10 Lean' SKU is specifically designed for devices where storage space is a luxury. Compared to the Home and Pro SKUs, this 'Lean' version is 2 GB smaller when fully installed...
  13. Bill_Bright

    "Attestation" A new feature coming to Windows Defender in Windows 10

    Tech Republic - Upcoming Windows Defender feature will tell you when security fails This seems very promising. Microsoft is in the unique position to know what Windows should look like, even before Windows Update pushes out new changes. As long as MS can properly sync WD with WU changes AND...
  14. Januka.OC

    Windows 10 Pinned item not working HELP!

    this happens to me before and i try everything it won't fix it the solution is reinstall the OS that is not an option i can't do that right now. The problem is taskbar pinned item do nothing when i click it. If i right click and try to open it, it show me black screen line. I try uninstall...
  15. N

    Double click Vs single click, Windows settings, which do you prefer to use?

    What do I mean? basically in Windows you have to double click an icon/folder/app/document to open it, whereas when it comes to things like web links only a single click is required to open it, though you can change your pointer settings in Windows to change this so you only need to single click...
  16. Black Flag

    Windows XP installations revived after 4 years. Hardware drivers question!

    Hello to everyone, I have two pc's on my place, an FX-8350 and a 1090t and I used to have old hdd's with Windows XP Pro SP3 installed to both the machines, just to keep compatibility with older programs!! The first installation was installed on December 2008 and the second one on June 2009...
  17. A

    Stuck on Windows Loading Screen

    i have an old pc . i have installed a graphic card . it working fine when i newly format my pc but untill i shut down & turn power off . after i switch on my pc back it stuck on loading screen , sometimes on bios flash screen ,Sometimes it boot up then my pc freeze .when i removed graphic card...
  18. JaredzzC

    Black screen after 'Starting Windows' sequence

    Hi, I locked my computer before I went away for a couple of days and came back to a black screen with only the mouse cursor visible. Every time I try to start the computer, it will go through the initial startup sequence of displaying the manufacture's logo for the motherboard and then it will...
  19. H

    How to set games process priority automatically without software on Win 10?

    Hi to all, I would like to know how to change the process priority of the games I play to automatically,but without any software on Win 10? Please help me! Thanks to all in advance! Best regards!
  20. DarkEstra

    unable to install windows on M.2

    Hello i have m.2 960 evo installed on Gigabyte z270-Ultra Gaming so i did the AHCI thingy from the bios and it detect the m.2 but when i try to install windows it reachs to the page where i should make partition and start installing it says u unable to install windows on this partition and i...
  21. H

    Does disabling the HPET in Windows 10,really helps for fixing stuttering while gaming?

    Hi all, I would like to know if disabling the HPET in Windows 10 really helps fixing of the stuttering while playing games? And is it safe to disable it? Please tell me! Thanks to all in advance! Best regards!
  22. HUSKIE

    unknown usb device (device descriptor request failed) windows 10

    How to fix this kind of problem? it's annoying sounds pop in and out. tried all solutions on net i spent all day but no luck. msi x99a gaming pro carbon motherboard,
  23. B

    Missing 1080p option in W7 Explorer 11

    I know MS doesn't support Flash with Explorer 11 anymore but is there any workaround to get it work?
  24. HTC

    WARNING to Win 7 users: meltdown patch is WORSE then meltdown itself

    Full story here: https://blog.frizk.net/2018/03/total-meltdown.html Apparently, Win 2008R2 was vulnerable as well. EDIT This section of the article should really be here in the OP:
  25. G

    How do you change the text to speech voice in a (Windows) vbscript?

    Hey guys, I'm trying to create a text to speech vbscript. The problem I'm having is that I can only select between 3 voices. I have 8 available in Windows 10. Here is my code: set voice = CreateObject("SAPI.SpVoice") set voice.Voice = voice.GetVoices.Item(1) voice.Rate = 1 voice.Volume =...