CPU (August, 2007)

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To disable UAC, click the Vista Orb, type msconfig in the Start Search field, and press ENTER. In the System Configuration app that opens, click the Tools tab and find Disable UAC in the list of options. Highlight Disable UAC, and then click the Launch button. A command prompt window will then open when the process has completed. Restart the system, and UAC, along with all of those annoying prompts, will be disabled. Ultimate Vista It’s going to take some time for Microsoft and OEMs to fully optimize Vista and their device drivers, respectively, to bring performance up to the level of WinXP.

Are BSODs making your life miserable? CPU’s “Advanced Q&A Corner” is here for you. Geoff B. R. and Supreme Commander. My older GeForce 6600 GT and Acer 17-inch monitor weren’t cutting it anymore. I decided to keep both my old video card and monitor, though, so that I could eventually build a three-monitor setup when I have the funds to buy another display. My problem is that when I installed my new GeForce 8800 GTS, I also uninstalled the old Nvidia drivers and then installed the new ones that came with the GTS, but when I did that, my GeForce 6600 GT wasn’t detected.

R. doctor is back with a custom test bench that’s sure to put your modding imagination into overdrive. The Navig Benching Station is a two-tier PC that lets Liang tinker with minimal fuss. “The entire purpose of this system was a case that would allow me to swap in and out components without even getting out of my chair,” says Liang. ” “Versatility is king,” Liang adds. “Almost everything is mounted by standard 6-32 or M3 thumbscrews. So if I don’t like the position of my hard drive cage, I can move it.

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