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Forum: Ati Videocards August 9th 18, 03:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By Ant[_3_]
What happened to rage3d.com?

I have not been able to connect to it for the last few days due to this
connection error from multiple ISPs and PCs:

"Error 524 Ray ID: 447b0443739178b0 • 2018-08-09 14:48:53 UTC
A timeout...
Forum: Ati Videocards August 9th 18, 03:50 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Is my almost decade old ATI Radeon 4870 video card finallyfailing?

On 8/8/2018 9:21 AM, Ant wrote:
...
Oh, I forgot to mention this too. I also had a few seconds power outage
a couple days ago in the early morning that my PC went off and then on
(no UPS'...
Forum: Ati Videocards June 2nd 17, 05:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Where are the override options in Catalyst Control Center v13.9?

Oops. I messed up. Reposting:

Hello.

I recently installed a brand new 64-bit W7 HPE SP1 OS onto my old gaming
box that used to have Windows XP Pro SP3. I can't seem to find the
v13.9's CCC option...
Forum: Ati Videocards June 2nd 17, 05:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Where are the override options in Catalyst Control Center v13.9?

Hello.

I recently installed a brand new 64-bit W7 HPE SP1 OS onto my old gaming
box that used to have Windows XP Pro SP3. I can't seem to find the
v13.9's CCC option for its Override...
Forum: Storage (alt) February 21st 17, 09:49 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Ant[_3_]
A bad sector checker program in Macs?

Hello.

Does anyone know of a free program that can check for bad sectors in
Macs (e.g., MacBook Pro from early 2008 [4,1]) without losing datas? I
don't care if it runs in or outside of Mac OS X...
Forum: Storage (alt) February 20th 17, 05:51 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.system,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Unable to boot up an old 15" MBP (2008)'s Mac OS Xv10.5.8/Leopard (SMART test results)

On 2/20/2017 7:33 AM, Jolly Roger wrote:
On 2017-02-20, Ant wrote:
Someone asked me to run SMART test on the internal HDD. Here are the
results with an old SMARTreporter...
Forum: Storage (alt) January 17th 17, 12:41 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Ant[_3_]
System News: The hard drive is 60 years old!

http://mobile.pcauthority.com.au/Feature/447662,system-news-the-hard-drive-is-60-years-old.aspx
from
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.sys.mac.hardware.misc/Sc4L2Jau2FE
--
"Left right...
Forum: Storage (alt) January 14th 17, 05:44 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD withits spin retry counts?

After an extended self-test, and using the machine too like using the
Internet, which passed:

smartctl 5.43 2012-06-30 r3573 (sf-5.43-1)
Copyright (C) 2002-12 by Bruce Allen,...
Forum: Storage (alt) January 14th 17, 05:48 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD with itsspin retry counts?

Hi again.

My newly installed HD Tune v2.55 (still valid from 2008?) showed a
yellow highlighted line for "(0A) Spin Retry Count" row in my old
Seagate SATA ST3320620AS HDD. So, I ran GSmartControl...
Forum: Printers January 5th 17, 06:44 PM Posted to comp.periphs.printer,comp.periphs.printers,alt.comp.periphs.printers
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Ant[_3_]
12+ years old HP PhotoSmart 8450 printer likes to take multiplepapers at once.

I just printed nine pages after flaring papers, but that didn't seem to
help since it took two extra pages. :(


On 1/1/2017 6:56 PM, Ant wrote:
So, I used the printer tonight with low number of...
Forum: Printers January 2nd 17, 02:56 AM Posted to comp.periphs.printer,comp.periphs.printers,alt.comp.periphs.printers
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Ant[_3_]
12+ years old HP PhotoSmart 8450 printer likes to take multiplepapers at once.

So, I used the printer tonight with low number of papers tonight. During
the printing, it took two papers this time and then one on the next
time. It seems improved, but not fully fixed.


On...
Forum: Printers December 29th 16, 06:31 PM Posted to comp.periphs.printer,comp.periphs.printers,alt.comp.periphs.printers
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Ant[_3_]
12+ years old HP PhotoSmart 8450 printer likes to take multiplepapers at once.

Hmm, rollers didn't look bad as shown in my iPhone 4S' photo(graphs):
http://imgur.com/a/3eOXw ... I cleaned them anyways as shown...
Forum: Printers December 29th 16, 03:27 PM Posted to comp.periphs.printer,comp.periphs.printers,alt.comp.periphs.printers
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Ant[_3_]
12+ years old HP PhotoSmart 8450 printer likes to take multiplepapers at once.

Hello.

For years, this old HP PhotoSmart 8450 (model Q3388A; manufactured on
8/2/2004) printer likes to physically take multiple papers at once from
its included bottom black paper sheet input...
Forum: Ati Videocards December 4th 16, 08:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati
Replies: 0
Views: 920
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Where to download the very old ATI's screen savers and safe to use innewer Windows?

Did ATI/AMD remove its very old screen savers like Moebius v1.1 for my
ancient still working ATI Radeon 4870 video card (512 MB of VRAM)? I
cannot seem to find them on ATI/AMD's official web site...
Forum: Storage (alt) August 19th 16, 02:54 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.hdd,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Ant[_3_]
What's a good portable reliable external 2.5" USB HDD to get thesedays?

Hello.

It looks like this 6 years old 500 GB Seagate FreeAgent Go HDD is dying
according to GMsmartControl v0.8.7's extended test results on a very
old, updated Windows XP Pro SP3 (couldn't do...
Forum: Storage (alt) March 13th 16, 12:53 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 20
Views: 126
Posted By Ant[_3_]
A dying HDD in a very old 15" MacBook Pro from 2008?

Hi.

I noticed a client's 15" MacBook Pro responding slowly, locked up with
Firefox and couldn't kill it, and shut down. Even booting up after doing
a force shut down with the power button was...
Forum: Storage (alt) March 13th 16, 12:43 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By Ant[_3_]
WD 8 TB external drive

On 3/11/2016 4:36 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:

There is now an WD 8 TB external single drive for sale for $250:

...
Forum: Storage (alt) January 31st 16, 03:27 AM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.hdd,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.system,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 26
Views: 140
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Can't have both encrypted Mac's HFS+ & MS W7 EE SP1's BitLockerNTFS?

On 1/30/2016 6:44 PM, Michael Vilain wrote:

Well, mostly because dealing with partitions across different OS' is
madness and because disks are cheap, I'd put each "partition" on their
own...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 28th 16, 04:44 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 32
Posted By Ant[_3_]
New Computer and no S-Video Support

On 1/26/2016 2:15 AM, wrote:

I just put new video card on new computer. Everything is better than old computer
except one big problem: has no support S-video. This means I...
Forum: General January 17th 16, 09:31 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.comp.sys.hardware,alt.computer.hardware,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Ant[_3_]
How come RAM is taken away for video cards? Because of my videocard's VRAM?

Like I have 3 GB of RAM, but Windows show 2.5 GB. I was told because it
is a shared memory? :(

Thank you in advance. :)
--
"He was a musical ant. He was there for the song." --Rick (Rick Moranis...
Forum: General January 17th 16, 09:26 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,general,alt.windows7.general,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 46
Views: 993
Posted By Ant[_3_]
What wears out in an HDD?

On 1/17/2016 1:05 AM, Rod Speed wrote:

Users learned how to bend things back
into place after too many head bangings.

Even sillier than you usually manage.

Oh, for the good...
Forum: Storage (alt) January 17th 16, 09:26 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,general,alt.windows7.general,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 46
Views: 183
Posted By Ant[_3_]
What wears out in an HDD?

On 1/17/2016 1:05 AM, Rod Speed wrote:

Users learned how to bend things back
into place after too many head bangings.

Even sillier than you usually manage.

Oh, for the good...
Forum: Printers January 8th 16, 06:58 AM Posted to comp.periphs.printers
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By Ant[_3_]
What printer brands?

Do you need color? How much printing do you do?
I've found that HP has been a solid performer no matter the
model/category. If you use little color, consider a laser for the
black printing...
Forum: Storage (alt) December 25th 15, 06:36 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.system,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 26
Views: 140
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Can't have both encrypted Mac's HFS+ & MS W7 EE SP1's BitLockerNTFS?

On 12/25/2015 10:23 AM, Alan Browne wrote:
On 2015-12-25 13:22, Ant wrote:
On 12/25/2015 10:17 AM, Alan Browne wrote:
On 2015-12-25 13:13, Ant wrote:
On 12/25/2015 10:00 AM, Alan Browne...
Forum: Storage (alt) December 25th 15, 06:22 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,comp.sys.mac.system,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 26
Views: 140
Posted By Ant[_3_]
Can't have both encrypted Mac's HFS+ & MS W7 EE SP1's BitLockerNTFS?

On 12/25/2015 10:17 AM, Alan Browne wrote:
On 2015-12-25 13:13, Ant wrote:
On 12/25/2015 10:00 AM, Alan Browne wrote:
On 2015-12-25 12:42, Ant wrote:
In comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage...
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