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Video Card Problems: Video Card Trouble, nvidia geforce mx440, computer settings
nvidia geforce mx440, computer settings, processor speed: If the only time you are having trouble with the display is when you are playing Call of Duty, its obviously something with that particular game. Is you display fine other times? What version driver do you have installed for your MX440? Alot of times, manufacturers...

Video Card Problems: Video Card Troubles, nvidia geforce2, agp card
nvidia geforce2, agp card, agp slot: Its an AGP slot. These come in a variety of collors and you never want to mix Dells with GeForce2. Causes lots of problems. You can get a PCI card but not an AGP card. You might find somone who created and sells a PCI to AGP converter but I think it will cause...

Video Card Problems: Video Card Type, 300w power supply, express graphics
300w power supply, express graphics, graphics board: Well, I wouldn t put much stock into what Best Buy has to say, I d check some other resellers (if a reseller can t properly describe to you the product they wish to sell to you, is it really worth your time or money?) Try www.newegg.com or www.zipzoomfly.com....

Video Card Problems: Video Card Upgrade, wattage output, pci slots
wattage output, pci slots, expansion slots: The spec sheet I could find from Dell doesn t mention available AGP or PCIe slots, but doesn t mention any other expansion slots (the system will have expansion slots, its just knowing which ones it has). The sheet lists the chipset as an Intel 915, which...

Video Card Problems: Video Card Upgrade, dell dimension 4600, dimension 4600
dell dimension 4600, dimension 4600, dell dimension: I m guessing your current video card is an AGP based board, so you can upgrade with an AGP board. I d suggest looking at the GeForce 7600GS and Radeon X1650Pro AGP as an upgrade path, should cost around $70 online (www.newegg.com, www.zipzoomfly.com). You...

Video Card Problems: Video Card Upgrade, ati 3d rage, 64 colors
ati 3d rage, 64 colors, ati radeon 9200: Hi Barry.....I am very partial to ATI video cards due to good compatibility with systems. I believe the ATI Radeon 9200 would be a perfect fit for your system you described. However to be sure, go to this link: http://www.ati.com/products/radeon9200/radeon9200/specs.html...

Video Card Problems: Video Card upgrade, agp 8x slot, elder scrolls iv
agp 8x slot, elder scrolls iv, elder scrolls iv oblivion: Well, the system is older overall, I m guessing your power supply is between 150 and 250W, at best 300 or 350W, however that seems unlikely. Honestly if you want to play the latest games such as F.E.A.R., Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion, Half-Life 2, Doom 3, Quake...

Video Card Problems: Video Card upgrade, windows errors, hp 1720n
windows errors, hp 1720n, video card: I d check the power supply out, its probably too much load for it with the X1650 installed, and thats a likely source of your problems (the system is being overstrained, so its not running perfect stable which causes Windows errors (Windows is picky about...

Video Card Problems: Video Card vs. more Ram, ati radeon 9250, 256 mb ram
ati radeon 9250, 256 mb ram, warcraft iii: Hi Travis...without a doubt, upgrade your video. Onboard video is totally worthless when it comes to games. You have the 256mb of ram to play Warcraft 3, but your onboard video is far less than what it requires. If you can afford $129, buy the ATI Radeon...

Video Card Problems: Video Card wont work, lint free cloth, drive windows xp
lint free cloth, drive windows xp, pencil eraser: Hi, Could be a bad connection where the video card is mounted in the motherboard. If you know how (with the computer off)remove the video card, clean the contacts on the card with a pencil eraser, wipe clean with a lint-free cloth, re-install the card....

Video Card Problems: Video Card, geforce cards, riva tnt
geforce cards, riva tnt, tnt card: Hi Suresh, The 2x, 4x Geforce card will fit in your motherboard, how ever, since your motherboard s soket was mainly designed for 1x, 2x (from your computer model) , you will not get 100% of the geforce cards s features. Therefor, I would highly advice...

Video Card Problems: Video Cards, agp video card, agp cards
agp video card, agp cards, 16mb agp: Ok, given that you have a 16MB AGP card, which means it s probably fairly old, it d be very helpful to know the rest of your system specifications before I suggest an upgrade path... As far as AGP 8x vs 4x, AGP 8x offers twice the bandwidth between the...

Video Card Problems: Video cadr resolution, compaq s4020wm, geforce fx 5200
compaq s4020wm, geforce fx 5200, computer compaq: Yes, a new video card could likely better handle your new monitor, your system supports AGP 4x and PCI (not PCI Express, mind you), I d suggest looking for an AGP 4x compatable card, something inexpensive like the GeForce FX 5200 or GeForce 6200 should do...

Video Card Problems: Video card, video adapter, select properties
video adapter, select properties, system specs: Hi Scott, If you right click on your desktop and select properties , setting , advanced , adapter , it will show what you have for a video adapter. As far as the games are concerned you would have to check the system specs for the game and relate this...

Video Card Problems: Video card, dell inspiron e1405, command and conquer 3
dell inspiron e1405, command and conquer 3, intel centrino duo: Firstly, Centrino is a marketing invention, so you ll have to determine which processor the system has to give you a better idea of performance. The following processors are sold as part of the Centrino marketing family: Celeron M Pentium M Core Solo...

Video Card Problems: Video card ?, s3 virge video card, compatability problem
s3 virge video card, compatability problem, compatability problems: The S3 Virge is nearly 15 years old, I wouldn t be surprised if it was causing a compatability problem with Windows XP (or if the system itself is of similar age, if the system is causing compatability problems). Can you provide some more information about...

Video Card Problems: Video card!, dell dimension 3100, dell website
dell dimension 3100, dell website, d thing: there are a couple ways to check. You can open the case, There are tanish slots and usually a brown slot. If your monitor is hooked to a card in one on these slots then you have an add on video card. If not then you have onboard video. Another way to...

Video Card Problems: Video card acceptable?, pentium 4 northwood, motherboard sis
pentium 4 northwood, motherboard sis, 400mhz fsb: It doesn t sound like a bad idea. The extra video boost should help to tide you over for the next few months. The 9600 cards are relatively cheap and the boost of a dedicated video card will be significant. Just make sure you get the latest drivers for...

Video Card Problems: Video card or CPU?, diamond website, rainbow effect
diamond website, rainbow effect, cpu graphics: Hi,,could be an interferance problem if there are any other electronic devices near the monitor biut first try using the degauss option on your monitor.... it s be an option using the buttons on the monitor , the option sometimes looks like a magnet symbol....it...

Video Card Problems: Video card compatability, pci video card, agp slots
pci video card, agp slots, compaq computer: I ve found the following specifications from Compaq: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00047708&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=367356&lang=en The mainboard is noted as having no AGP slots, and given the 845 chipset, definately no PCI Express...

Video Card Problems: Video card error, beep code, kingston ram
beep code, kingston ram, pencil eraser: Hi Edison, As for the computer not booting, make sure you installed the hard drive power plug and the hard drive bus cable(it has a keyway so as not to install in backwards), and make sure the other end is attached to the motherboard. For the beep code...

Video Card Problems: Video card fried?, evga geforce, nvidia drivers
evga geforce, nvidia drivers, multiboot system: Alright, here s what I think, the original problem, and your current problems, are due to something being very wrong with XP itself. I would suggest just reformatting and reinstalling the system from the ground up, unless you have highly important financial...

Video Card Problems: Video card installation, agp slot video card, pci slot video card
agp slot video card, pci slot video card, s3 graphics prosavage: Hi Ted, I would have recommended an AGP slot video card or PIC.....however... Before starting, read through the process and first go to the webpage of the video card manufacture and download the drivers for the card, don t install them yet. (for use...

Video Card Problems: Video card installation problem, geforce 2 mx, geforce 2 mx 200
geforce 2 mx, geforce 2 mx 200, bios phoenix: this could be one of 2 things! you are loading the incorrect drivers or you are using the incorrect fashion to load them! for your card download and run this: http://www.nvidia.com/object/win9x_45.23 you should be fine!!! if not go to device manager...

Video Card Problems: Video card installation., standard vga drivers, winfast geforce
standard vga drivers, winfast geforce, nvidia cards: Some cards take a moment to intialize, another issue may be that the BIOS is set Display Device First Initialize: PCI or something along those lines, it should be set to whatever interface the card is using. As far as the drivers, I am unsure what question...

Video Card Problems: Video card or monitor problem, dust bunnies, warranty coverage
dust bunnies, warranty coverage, viewsonic va1912wb: Well, as it sounds like the monitor is still likely to be under warranty coverage, I d suggest contacting Viewsonic and seeing what their solution would be, my guess is that they ll ask for the monitor to be sent back to them to be looked over, and most likely...

Video Card Problems: Video card/motherboard compatability, pci express x16, pci express video card
pci express x16, pci express video card, socket 939 motherboard: Video cards aren t made for specific mainboards with only a few exceptions (usually professional equipment from SGI or Sun Microsystems) so any PCI Express x16 video card will work with any PCI Express x16 slot, by definition, however there are always going...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, weird colors, thermal grease
weird colors, thermal grease, wead: If the card overheats its eather toast or half baked. I would just replace it. I don t think its your monitor. Try a diffrent monitor just to be sure. Or maybe you need to check to see if you are smoking some wacky wead that makes you see colors. lol You...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem??, pc bug doctor, registry mechanic
pc bug doctor, registry mechanic, msmessenger: Problem the equasion 2.4 Ghz + 512 Ram = medium speed. 2.4 Ghz + 1 GB of ram = Medium Fast Speed. WOW your redraw problems are probably coming from one of two places. Bad Ram or the wrong style or brand. Yes the brand does matter and Kingston is the...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, ati radeon mobility 9000, ati radeon mobility
ati radeon mobility 9000, ati radeon mobility, hp pavillion: You re on the right track, you can try it yourself (if you can boot from the CD it will walk you through it) or if you feel unsure I would suggest your course of action, they could probably assess the situation a bit more thorougly as they would be able to...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, geforce fx5700le, gb hd
geforce fx5700le, gb hd, intel 810: In most cases any PCI card will work in any PCI slot, however I ve seen some unique cases (we re talking computer hardware from the era of dinosaurs here) where it isn t perfectly compatable and won t work, however it usually just fails to boot or just won...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem?, lint free cloth, alcohol pad
lint free cloth, alcohol pad, pencil eraser: Hi Dwayne, There are two possibilities....bad connection or the video card is dying :-( Turn off the computer, open the case and remove the video card, and system RAM memory sticks, use a pencil eraser to rub the contacts on these items clean and then...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, harry potter and the goblet of fire game, harry potter and the goblet of fire
harry potter and the goblet of fire game, harry potter and the goblet of fire, configuration program: Well, we ll need to know a few things about your system in order to fix this, however its probably not something that requires a new part, just some settings to be fixed. Can you provide some system specifications? Additionally, does the game have...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, computer boots, product tab
computer boots, product tab, video signal: Your friend is right about the 8800GT being the best bang for the buck, but the one thing I d be concerned about is the power supply, since the 8800 series are known for being power hungry. Honestly I d say just stick with what you ve got, the 7900GS is a...

Video Card Problems: Video card problem, windows xp logo, random colors
windows xp logo, random colors, wavy lines: Hi Rodney....first, I would reseat the video card, then uninstall the drivers and install current drivers. If that does not work then it sounds like your video card needs to be replaced, but it sure sounds like your card needs to be reseated......Steve one...

Video Card Problems: Video card problems, windows xp media center, windows xp media
windows xp media center, windows xp media, windowsxp: I don t think it s power, I think it s your operating system. Check the game, does it say it s compatable with XP Media Center 2005? and are you sure your drivers are entirely up to date, from nVidia (www.nvidia.com). If you have a copy of WindowsXP I...

Video Card Problems: Video card not recognised, dual monitor video card, vga converters
dual monitor video card, vga converters, dual monitors: Most motherboard don t support more than one video card. You can use a dual monitor card to take care of this problem (they are not expensive). If the original motherboard supported the 2 cards, most likely they replaced it with a different board so any...

Video Card Problems: Video card recognition, graphics card drivers, pcie slot
graphics card drivers, pcie slot, graphics chips: Let me get this straight, the OS is saying it can t recognize the 7800? or the game is saying it can t recognize the 7800? I m guessing it s either a physical connection (is it loose in it s PCIe slot?) a software issue (drivers, game updates, etc) or...

Video Card Problems: Video card replacement, scale photo, video cards
scale photo, video cards, rambus: Here is what I would do. Look in your motherboard book and see if you can find out what kind of video cards it supports. You will want the fastest X speed. (8X 7X 6X ect.) When upgrading to XP you will want at least 256 MB of ram. I suggest 512 or a Gig of...

Video Card Problems: Video card slot, video capture card, pentium 111
video capture card, pentium 111, ebay: Hi Phil.....the only way to tell what type of PCI slot yours is, is to tell me what type of motherboard you have. You can go inside the computer and it should say on the motherboard what type it is. Go to their website and look for that particular motherboard...

Video Card Problems: Video card and tv, ntsc signals, analogue outputs
ntsc signals, analogue outputs, pci express slot: No, you shouldn t notice a quality difference between PCI and PCI-E, however there will be a performance difference (don t try gaming on the PCI card, as it will likely be dwarfed by the PCI-E card). And yes, you should get another nVidia card, the drivers...

Video Card Problems: Video card upgrade-Dell Dimension 5000, dell dimension 5000, dual channel memory
dell dimension 5000, dual channel memory, best video card: Well, I d switch to the 1GB of RAM, hoping its a 2x512MB kit, which will give you dual channel memory operation, as well as a capacity increase, that ll help a lot over 512MB of RAM in single channel (although for the newest titles, like Bioshock, well, lets...

Video Card Problems: Video card vs. FS2004, sim work, driver conflicts
sim work, driver conflicts, computer bob: Well, it could be hardware incompatability, heat, driver conflicts, or your power supply, I d suggest ensuring the latest drivers and all updates are installed, for not just the game, but the mainboard, graphics card, etc, also ensure there aren t any unused...

Video Card Problems: Video card wide screen monitor problem, diamond stealth, ati radeon 7000
diamond stealth, ati radeon 7000, compatibility issue: OK use the S3 savage4 and update it s driver from the people who made it s web site (www.savage.com?) anyway LCD monitors suck compared to good old fashoned CRT screens. This is why you have choppy games. See CRT monitors are like TVs they just display what...

Video Card Problems: Video card works fine with XP but not on startup., startup screen, video card
startup screen, video card, dvi: I d need some more information about the system to be able to provide any educated repsonse to your question. It could just be the monitor being exceptionally slow at turning on (some monitors are like this), could be the VGA detect order setup in the BIOS,...

Video Card Problems: Video card, amd 64 bit, amd 64 bit chip
amd 64 bit, amd 64 bit chip, jumper settings: Gary, I can t tell if you have actually disabled your onboard video or not. If you haven t, you definitely will have a conflict. Sometimes the bios will default to the card, sometimes not. If not, you can disable it in the bios or the motherboard could...

Video Card Problems: Video cards and drivers, dell dimension 4500, rage 128 ultra driver
dell dimension 4500, rage 128 ultra driver, mystery case file games: Hi Myra, Here s a link to the type of card you should look for. http://cgi.ebay.ca/ATI-RADEON-9800-PRO-AGP-256-MB-VIDEO-CARD_W0QQitemZ200079534987QQihZ010QQcategoryZ40158QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem ATI RADEON 9800 PRO AGP 256 MB VIDEO...

Video Card Problems: Video cards and TV out, ati tv wonder, hook ups
ati tv wonder, hook ups, grand theft auto iii: the geforce mx440 is very god value for money, however, the new GeForce FX range is outstanding value for money and supports the latest features. my advice to you isto go for an fx 5200 with 128mb of ram. see here: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Category/category_tlc.asp?CatId=28...

Video Card Problems: Video cards and TVs, matrox g200 mms, analogue outputs
matrox g200 mms, analogue outputs, dual monitor setup: Hi Mark, the only card that comes to mind for such a PCI application is the Matrox G200 MMS, which will run 4 monitors and has a tv tuner. To use DVI with this card you need to purchase a separate cable to plug into the card, it s from Maxtor. hope this...

Video Card Problems: Video compatibility with Motherboard, directx 8 1, geforce2 mx
directx 8 1, geforce2 mx, vt82c691: I d update your drivers, Detonator 52.x predates Forceware and the majority of modern games, I m guessing its just a software thing. The newest drivers for GeForce 2 on WindowsXP are here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_93.71.html Forceware 93.71...

Video Card Problems: Video Driver, apples to apples, mobility radeon 9000
apples to apples, mobility radeon 9000, dell compaq: I have had similar Dell problems. I try not to deal with HP, Dell, Compaq, or Gateway but If I have to I deal with Gateway. Here is dell s most common video card problem. They don t put compatible parts together to begin with! Then they deny that they make...

Video Card Problems: Video display problem, computer boots, dell pentium
computer boots, dell pentium, amd k6: Hi David.....I don t think you damaged your new computer, but you do have a bad video card. A long beep followed by two short beeps definitely indicates a bad video card. So I would trash the video card so it doesn t present any additional problems in the...

Video Card Problems: Video Freeze, updating video drivers, operating system software
updating video drivers, operating system software, mb video card: Well, guessing its likely just the system s age, the RAM is very slow by modern standards, which will hinder multimedia, as well as the processor being somewhat older. If the system has a lot of spyware/garbage loaded onto it, its probably more than it can...

Video Card Problems: Video Graphics problem need help flashing, sharp aquos tv, hardware wizard
sharp aquos tv, hardware wizard, video slots: Boot the computer and press F8 continuously (this is assuming you can see the boot screen). Choose safe mode from the menu. Once in windows go to control panel, system, hardware, device manager. Remove the display adapter. Boot up normally. Cancel the hardware...

Video Card Problems: Video or graphics card not sure???, lint free cloth, pencil eraser
lint free cloth, pencil eraser, model ga: Hi Zack, I would try cleaning the contacts of the video card and system RAM. With the computer off use a pencil eraser and wipe with a lint free cloth. If this does not help I would next look at a power supply problem....you d probably have to get a new...

Video Card Problems: Video Issues, unichrome igp, driver genius
unichrome igp, driver genius, adobe flash player: Since I just seen you posted a Via/ag3 graphics we can get the driver from Via (sorry I didn t see that the first time). Open device manager and expand system devices. There should be chipset drivers from via listed there. http://www.viaarena.com/?PageID=2...

Video Card Problems: Video Losing Signal?, hardware failure, scan rates
hardware failure, scan rates, horizontal scan: Well, handling 100 khz depends on which frequency range we re talking about, horizontal scan rates can approach or exceed 100 khz, however vertical refresh rates cannot clear around 240 hz. I m guessing the issue is video card or PSU related, it sounds...

Video Card Problems: Video Memory, virtual memory settings, increasing virtual memory
virtual memory settings, increasing virtual memory, hard drive click: When I work on people s older computers the top priority is speed so I disable all the fancy graphics and make the computer do what a computer is ment for. However some people like you and me can t settle for that As I explained in the previous message. ...

Video Card Problems: No Video Output to Monitor, mouse keyboard, stability issue
mouse keyboard, stability issue, dead bob: Its a power stability issue, either the mainboard, power supply, or RAM is damaged. If you have multiple DIMMs, try each one individually, see if one of them works. Try the system with the upgrades removed, it might be too heavy a load for the PSU, if all...

Video Card Problems: Video Problems, intel celeron, compac computer
intel celeron, compac computer, memory chips: the first problem is its a compaq computer and they don t design them well from the factory to last. The other problem is that you should not use graphics drivers from compaq you should reinstall the graphics driver from nvidia.com go to www.nvidia.com and...

Video Card Problems: Video Problems, dell dimension, video problems
dell dimension, video problems, space bar: There is a screen saver enabled with a short timer set on it, and whatever application you re using isn t overriding the screen saver activating. You can disable the screen saver in the Display Properties, just ensure you don t keep it turned off permanately...

Video Card Problems: Video Problems.. please help, dell dimension 8250, watt power supply
dell dimension 8250, watt power supply, ati radeon graphics card: Hi Sam, I have heard of several people having problems using the ATI X1650 with some DEll systems. Did you make sure to hook up the 4 pin molex power cable to the video card ? You may very well have a card that will not work with your system and would...

Video Card Problems: Video Problems, cross stitch pattern, aptiva pc
cross stitch pattern, aptiva pc, hoyle games: Hi Chris.......I don t believe that this is caused by your cable company nor caused by AOL 9.0. I know AOL 9.0 can cause different issues but not video issues. I wish I knew what kind of video card you have but it sounds like you have a resolution problem....

Video Card Problems: Video problem, hardware acceleration, video problem
hardware acceleration, video problem, dell dimension: Right click on my computer and click properties. Then go to the Advanced Tab. Then click on settings next to Performance Visual effects, processor scheduling, memory usage, and virtual memory. Click adjust for best preformance. Click Apply and Ok. Click the...

Video Card Problems: Video problem, windows xp powertoy, microsoft powertoys
windows xp powertoy, microsoft powertoys, powertoys for xp: As I m not entirely sure what the problem was to begin with, and can only go on what information you ve provided and what I know the XP DE to be capable of, I can t entirely say yes or no definitively as to whether or not the problem is fixed, I would suggest...

Video Card Problems: Video problem, capable video card, tnl capable video card
capable video card, tnl capable video card, video problem: Hi Sylvain, Yes that video card is excellent for any games that exist today, infact one of the best one i have used. Its the software giving that problem, but to be sure, I would uninstall the game, and reboot. Install it again, and see if it gives any...

Video Card Problems: Video problems, video problems, encoders
video problems, encoders, graphics card: Could be a bad board, or video card. it happens. Make sure the laptop had DVD encoders (you can also try installing klite codec pack). If the DVD is a copy it usually won t play in vista. Vista has anti piracy functions built into it. If the codecs don t...

Video Card Problems: Video problems, video problems, strange reason
video problems, strange reason, system ram: If the monitor isn t getting a signal, I m doubting the RAM has anything to do with it. I would suggest checking out other monitors on the system, also try that monitor on other systems. You could also try clearing the CMOS to see if that fixes the problem....

Video Card Problems: Video Ram adjustment, ram adjustment, gateway laptop
ram adjustment, gateway laptop, noise db: Hi Melvin, you can revert your UMA memory size from your BIOS (probably) I say probably because some laptop makers allow more or less option in the BIOS. I would say that 12 is probably fine. Any more will really slow down the system as shared video memory...

Video Card Problems: Video Rendering, video editing software, duel channel
video editing software, duel channel, cashe: 64-bit based video editing software would most likely speed things up, the video card is most likely not bottlenecking it at all, given that it doesn t have a hand in video rendering. If you provided more specific specifications I could provide a more specific...

Video Card Problems: No Video Signal, pci express slot, video port
pci express slot, video port, video signal: Hi Karl, Is the power cable attached to the PCIe card ? OR try removing the PCIe card and use the onboard video. Go into the BIOS and make sure the onboard video is set to enable. If this works, disable the onboard video and set the BIOS video to PCIe and...

Video Card Problems: Video sender from PC to TV, jack sockets, video sender
jack sockets, video sender, s vhs: Yes, I was thinking it was the RF or IR transmitting device, but wasn t sure, and I m thinking your guess is absolutely right, it probably is a matter of signal reception, or the video adapter may not be setup right, maybe try new drivers before entirely abandoning...

Video Card Problems: Video stops playing on my PC, capable internet, dell pc
capable internet, dell pc, youtube: Well, that could be a number of things, do you have all of the required plug-ins and codecs installed and up to date? Do you have a stable and capable internet connection? Is your computer aflicted with any of the following: spyware, adware, malware, viruses,...

Video Card Problems: No Video, dell dimension 8250, dell warranty
dell dimension 8250, dell warranty, pci express card: Yes that should all work together nicely, as far as the video cards go, here s basically the best I can give you without you experiencing them yourself: The 7600 boards are DirectX 9 compatable, the 7600GT is the fastest of the 3, the 8500 is DirectX 10...

Video Card Problems: VideoCard Problems or What?, ati cards, video card
ati cards, video card, thanks in advance: For the memory, try one stick at a time (if you have more than one). If it won t Boot it s bad. Make sure you are trying this memort with a good video card installed. For a replcaement card. I always use Genuine ATI cards, better quality control, and better...

Video Card Problems: VideoCard Problems or What?, athlon 64 3000, geforce 6600
athlon 64 3000, geforce 6600, memory 512mb: Hi Makaveli , If you tried the video card in another computer and it still looks bad, then you have solved the mystery; your video card is bad. The pictures you posted confirm that the video cards 2D rendering is having problems. It s not uncommon for...

Video Card Problems: VideoCards/HardDrive, western digital caviar, strange pattern
western digital caviar, strange pattern, drive cable: Something may be shorting out like the hard drives or some other component. Try changin the hard drive cable, Try Replacing the hard drives, try replacing the RAM, Try Replacing the Video Card, And the cheapest option replace the little battery on the motherboard...

Video Card Problems: Videocard problems, video playback, directx games
video playback, directx games, ram modules: Something is wrong with the card, if you ve reformatted and done everything else possible as far as troubleshooting, I m guessing the card is damaged. You might try updating its BIOS, however I m not thinking that ll improve the situation entirely. -bob...

Video Card Problems: Videos, internet explorer security, ed beach
internet explorer security, ed beach, google: Internet explorer is very annoying period and it has some major security flaws. You can download firefox for free. It is slightly different from internet explorer but not much. It will import your favorites and is much more secure. the second item I wanted...

Video Card Problems: Videos won't play properly, memory problem, latop
memory problem, latop, pop ups: Where to begin, I d suggest reformatting the system and reinstalling all of the basic software, like NOD32, SpySweeper, your office applications, codecs and plug-ins (DivX, XviD, RealPlayer, Adobe Flash, Adobe Shockwave, Windows Media 11, etc) and going from...

Video Card Problems: Voodoo3 2000 PCI card problem, video card forum, 8mb agp
video card forum, 8mb agp, mb sdram: Hi Brent, Seems like a serious problem, I would just try another video card, and see the outcome. BTW good troubleshootin technique. First I would reinstall the driver. (Remember to restart between uninstallation/reinstallation) M Reenesh Allexperts.co...

Video Card Problems: Voodoo5 performance?, 3dfx voodoo5, half life 2
3dfx voodoo5, half life 2, friends computer: how many MB of ram do you have on your computer? and how fast is it? those are the simple yet ovious questions you should be asking yourself. If your computer is slower than 800 Mhz take it to your grandma and let her use it. If it has less than 512 MB of...

Video Card Problems: vertical red dotted lines on hp pavilion f1723 monitor, nvidia video card, ati web
nvidia video card, ati web, memory problem: could be a ram memory problem or a video card problem or a monitor problem. the thing might be overheating. HP does not support new drivers for new operating systems. If the video card is a Nvidia video card go to the Nvidia web site if its an ATI go to the...

Video Card Problems: vid car problems, lineage ii, monitor cable
lineage ii, monitor cable, car problems: Go to ATI s website and download the newest drivers (make sure it includes the software)for your card. DO NOT INSTALL THEM! Open device manager and expand visplay adapters. Right click your card and choose remove/uninstall. Then go to add/remove programs....

Video Card Problems: vid card prob, nvidia video card, correct drivers
nvidia video card, correct drivers, win 98: If the video card is a Nvidia video card go to www.nvidia.com if its ati go to www.ati.com get the driver there download it on another computer off the internet and install the driver or if you don t have access to the internet call the company and ask for...

Video Card Problems: no video, hp compaq, mainboard
hp compaq, mainboard, compatability: Could be power supply compatability if you didn t use an HP mainboard designed for that system, or it could be grounded to the case, make sure none of the little metal points on the back of the board are touching the case (there should be a gap between the...

Video Card Problems: video Card, computer bob, chip type
computer bob, chip type, software issue: Hmmm, you d need to find out a bit more about your new computer for me to give you an idea of why it won t let you play games. Right click on your desktop and select Properties, in the window that opens, select the tab labled settings, and click the button...

Video Card Problems: Which video capture device best for still images?, video capture device, many different ways
video capture device, many different ways, tv tuners: Hi, Your old canon won t be able to do what you want. I m talking more about the newer cameras which have a/v and a/v out... ....and you will certainly need a stand alone video card. The s video out on your older card is just to send video to a tv. You...

Video Card Problems: video card, ati rage pro, biostar m7ncd
ati rage pro, biostar m7ncd, sleep mode: Ray, depending on what kind of money you want to put out for the purchase of a card, I would get the ATI 9200 or 9600 AGP card. Circuit City has the 9200 128MB AGP for a hundred bucks. When you install, make sure you download the 4.12 driver from their website....

Video Card Problems: video card, geforce 6200, 3d rendering
geforce 6200, 3d rendering, power input: The type of memory on the video card has nothing to do with the type of RAM in the system, if the video card is displaying errors with 2D and 3D rendering, I would suggest first testing the sytsem with another card, to see if the same errors exist. If they...

Video Card Problems: video card, dell optiplex, pentium iii
dell optiplex, pentium iii, modern computing: I would not suggest upgrading a Pentium III for any reason, as you re dealing with a system that s roughly 7 years old, making the best upgrades you could make expensive and archaic, and offering you nowhere near the performance available from modern computing...

Video Card Problems: video card, geforce mx, geforce card
geforce mx, geforce card, mx 420: During boot up you ll see a lot of white text, when the system first starts, it ll say somethingl ike Press F2 for setup (probably not F2 in your case, probably F1, F9, or F10 (can t quite remember what Gateway normally uses)) push that button, and you ll...

Video Card Problems: video card, video settings, video driver
video settings, video driver, cmos: Hi, You should not have to go into cmos to install a video card. The video driver will either be run as a windows file or select driver update from the video settings and point to the location of the driver. What type of problem are you having ? Larr...

Video Card Problems: video card, system information software, ati rage 128
system information software, ati rage 128, compaq presario 5102us: The Control Center is incompatable because the Rage 128 is very old, you might try RivaTuner (a freeware program similar to powerstrip) however honestly I d just let it be at AGP 1x, which is roughly twice the bandwidth of PCI anyways. The reason I d let it...

Video Card Problems: video card, nvidia riva tnt, soundblaster pci128
nvidia riva tnt, soundblaster pci128, amd k6: Whoa, a K6 with 3DNow thats a bit old for 2007 software, given that your AGP slot is probably max 2x and you re using a Socket 7 or Super 7 board, upgrades are going to be very limited, additionally, most entry level or mid range consumer graphics cards in...

Video Card Problems: video card ?, educated guess, mainboard
educated guess, mainboard, video card: It might be the video card, it might be the power supply, it might be the mainboard, or it might be the monitor, I d suggest trying a different monitor or trying the monitor on another system. I d also suggest trying another video card out if you have one,...

Video Card Problems: video card?, compaq nx9020, video upgrades
compaq nx9020, video upgrades, nonexistant: Sorry to tell you, but laptop video upgrades are nonexistant, which means the video card it came with, is the video card it stays with. Yes, nVidia is pushing MXM, but thats a brand new technology that hasn t gained adaption throughout the industry, I d suggest...

Video Card Problems: video card 2, default web browser, graphics adapter
default web browser, graphics adapter, video adapter: Hmmm, means you are most likely lacking drivers for your video hardware, which could probably account for a lot of problems you could potentially be having...so to identify your video adapter, I m hoping that Belarc s Advisor will identify your graphics adapter...

Video Card Problems: video card, vanta lt, compaq pesario
vanta lt, compaq pesario, font details: We know its not the monitor because you get the same thing on two monitors, so it has to be in your video card. Did you check the two items...first an updated driver and fonts options? I would go into device manager and uninstall the driver and reboot your...

Video Card Problems: video card, video settings, white hope
video settings, white hope, ati card: Hi Charlie, The easiest way to do this is to go into your video settings (right click on desktop, choose properties, settings, advanced....if you have a newer ATI card go into the catalyst settings) In the video settings lower the saturation and tint settings...

Video Card Problems: video card, intel dual core, playback hardware
intel dual core, playback hardware, dell xps 410: Online games won t benefit from the graphics card, unless you re talking about 3D games which are played over the internet (MMOs like World of Warcraft, or FPS multiplayers like CounterStrike:Source). The video out problem is interesting, what exactly...

Video Card Problems: video card?, mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram
mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr: Well the eVGA GeForce 6200 would work with the system if EMachines is reccomending it (Thats the no duh statement of today) which means AGP 8x cards should work. I would suggest looking at the AGP version of the GeForce 6600 (also an nVidia based board,...

Video Card Problems: video card, agp 4x 8x, ati radeon 9250
agp 4x 8x, ati radeon 9250, amd athlonxp: I don t think there is a problem with the CPU, I really wouldn t worry about what the device ID is listing as. To the video card, I would say its probably the power supply, or the card itself, I d lean on the power supply, but you didn t specify a brand...

Video Card Problems: video card, radeon video card, hp pavilion a1613w
radeon video card, hp pavilion a1613w, slot format: I don t know what graphics adapter you have, however 2D quality between modern adapters is more or less identical, so I wouldn t worry about that. I don t know what resolution movies from Movielink.com are, however if they are standard DVD resolution, they...

Video Card Problems: video card, 1g ram, screen fades
1g ram, screen fades, graphics equipment: I cannot stress enough that you cannot upgrade the graphics in a laptop, I am not trying to be rude, however it seems my previous advice has gone unread. The graphics equipment in the laptop is proprietary, and hardwired directly to the mainboard, it cannot...

Video Card Problems: video card 3, dell compaq, video adapter
dell compaq, video adapter, mainboard: Oy, this is going to be an interesting one. Ok, is your system built by a major vendor like HP, Dell, Compaq, etc? If so, what is the model number (like Inspiron ####, Pavilion PC ####, etc) If not that, if you are ok with opening your system, see...

Video Card Problems: video card?????, video adapter driver, fuzzy images
video adapter driver, fuzzy images, windows xp home: Hi Barb....the very first thing I would do is reinstall your video driver....by going into device manager and refreshing your video adapter driver. If that does not work, I would install an updated driver for your card after reseating your video card in...

Video Card Problems: video card or not ?, g force 2 mx, dell 4400
g force 2 mx, dell 4400, g force 2: If the PC powers up and you can see the bios dell screen then your video card is prob ok. If you get nothing then it may be shot. You don t get any beeps when booting do you? If you want to check the status of the motherboard, pull out your ram chip and...

Video Card Problems: video card, nvidia ge force, dual core
nvidia ge force, dual core, video card: The first thing you should do is update to Nvidia s newest driver. The one that came with your PC is older. It is free and easy to do. Just visit: http://www.nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp Let me know if the problem persists after doing this...

Video Card Problems: video card, hardware specifications, video card
hardware specifications, video card, advent: Well, I don t honestly know if your computer has a video card, as you haven t provided much information about the system or what problem you re having, can you describe the error in more detail, or provide more information about the system, such as make/model,...

Video Card Problems: video card, dell dimension e521, newer cards
dell dimension e521, newer cards, vga connection: Check newegg.com You can narrow your search there by choosing computer hardware, video cards, pci-e 16. You ll find a multitude of cards. The Most any newer card will do what you want. Most even have TV detection in the software. You are most likely gonna...

Video Card Problems: video card, adobe acrobat program, gray rectangle
adobe acrobat program, gray rectangle, computer person: Office XP is an office suite, not an OS, the OS counterpart is Windows XP Home Edition or Windows XP Professional Edition, and yeah it should solve the problems caused by your muddled OS, however reinstalling Windows 2000 would very likely solve those problems...

Video Card Problems: video card, nvidia geforce fx 5500, pci slot
nvidia geforce fx 5500, pci slot, screen settings: the screen setting are not supported by the card or the monitor. Easy enough to fix. First check the manual to the card and see what settings it supports and what settings the monitor supports. Then turn on th computer and keep hitting F8 till the menu...

Video Card Problems: video card or not, dual core processor, burns rally
dual core processor, burns rally, issues bob: Doesn t sound like the graphics card, sounds like an issue related to your CPU, you wouldn t by chance have a dual core processor would you? If so, I d suggest getting a dual core optimizer from the appropriate vendor (AMD for an AMD CPU, Intel for an...

Video Card Problems: video card, dell optiplex gx150, diamond stealth s85
dell optiplex gx150, diamond stealth s85, pci video card: You probably just need to get the latest drivers for the card. Unfortunately I can t give you a direct link, http://www.diamondmm.com/newarchivelicense.php Enter your name and email address and apparently they will email you a link to your card. You...

Video Card Problems: video card, mb ddr sdram, nvidia graphics card
mb ddr sdram, nvidia graphics card, 512 mb ddr sdram: Well the PS3 won t do 1680x1050, and the PS3 s input is separate from the computer s input, meaning different resolutions are possible. The PS3 will want to do 1280x720 given that as the limitation of the monitor (the next highest option would be 1920x1200,...

Video Card Problems: video card, best video card, nvidia website
best video card, nvidia website, building a computer: I am building a computer for my Nephew (disaster written all over it I hope you are still friends when you get done) I always have problems with Nvidia. ATI is the best video card and most compatible. I would return the Nvidia and get an ATI after asking your...

Video Card Problems: video card, sempron 3100, montior
sempron 3100, montior, sis 760: Don, Try leaving the onboard video settings as they were(monitor still hooked to onboard). Then install the video card and let windows detect it and install the drivers. Hook monitor to video card and see if it s working, if not,then try disabling the onboard...

Video Card Problems: video card, sempron 3100, montior
sempron 3100, montior, sis 760: Obviously something is wrong so If you want to turn your on board graphics card back on just go and look on your motherboard for a watch battery the size of a quarter. Remove it. Then look for a jumper (three wires sticking up from the motherboard by the battery...

Video Card Problems: video card, flight simulator 2004, settings tab
flight simulator 2004, settings tab, select properties: Hi Sam, to see your video card name: 1.right click on desktop 2.select properties 3.select settings (tab on top) 4.select advanced button 5.select adapter tab the video card name should be shown under adapter type . cheers, Larr...

Video Card Problems: video card, color fades, analog converters
color fades, analog converters, photo enhancement: I would make sure the monitor s cable is firmly connected, I ve seen similar issues with projection systems where the VGA or DVI cable (especially DVI to analog converters) comes slightly loose and color comes and goes during operation. I would also test...

Video Card Problems: video card aspect ratio, oem drivers, viewsonic vx2025wm
oem drivers, viewsonic vx2025wm, video chipset: ASUS is good SIS is usually bug prone and Viewsonic is not exactly what I would call a name brand company that is very compatible like ATI. I would just get an ATI card from ATI and ask them what one will work the best with your board. If you want a driver...

Video Card Problems: video card compatability, pci express video card, pci express slot
pci express video card, pci express slot, agp pci: Hi Isaac, AGP is normally the top slot on a motherboard that normally has a brown color. Some motherboard makers use different color but the placement and shape is the same. Here is a picture of an agp slot http://userdata.acd.net/visslik/pics/agp.jpg...

Video Card Problems: video card compatability, sound blaster audigy 2, western digital hard drive
sound blaster audigy 2, western digital hard drive, soyo motherboards: one thing is the person who built this computer may not have all the knowledge it takes to put together a flawless computer. the beep or buzz sound you may be hearing usualy means something is overheating. soyo motherboards are not to be played with and...

Video Card Problems: video card for eMachines T2984, external video cards, agp or pci video card
external video cards, agp or pci video card, decent video card: Hi Hunter, External video is not possible. You can change out the motherboard,and get an AGP card. A new MB would go for $80 and a decent video card $150.... you should be able to find decent stuff on ebay used. On a side note, Battlefield 2 is a system...

Video Card Problems: video card fan, fx 5800, intense games
fx 5800, intense games, sssssssssssssssssssssss: I don t think you should be alarmed unless it stops doing what it is currently doing, and changes to something new. What I mean is that each fan configuration is different, some will activate in 3D applications immediately (such as the FX 5800 Ultra, some...

Video Card Problems: video card fault, gforce 6800, mirror lines
gforce 6800, mirror lines, windows xp sp2: Well, the monitors are designed for 1280x1024, and thats more or less all they are designed for. I d suggest disabling the second monitor when gaming, and that should help some of the display issues. The monitor needs to be disabled in Display Properties,...

Video Card Problems: is my video card fried?, geforce 6800gt 256mb, card mode
geforce 6800gt 256mb, card mode, video card: Does it look fried? burn spots? etc? Also, just test it out yourself, get an anti-static bag, take one of the cards out (and the SLI bridge, and set the board to single video card mode if it needs to be set in such a manner) and put the card in the anti-static...

Video Card Problems: Is my video card fried?, dell inspiron 9300, intel pentium m
dell inspiron 9300, intel pentium m, laptop cooling: Congragulations. You are the proud owner of an easy bake laptop notebook! These fine machines if not used with a laptop cooling device can actually fry eggs! If it s under waranty take the hard drive out and send it back. If the hard drive makes more noise...

Video Card Problems: video card help i think, video card drivers, nvidia video card
video card drivers, nvidia video card, msi pt880 neo: ram can conflict with your motherboard and or your video card causing a problem. If eather is the case find out. Go online and search for specs on google and find out what things are compatible with. If its a 400mhz ram board it only will support 400mhz ram....

Video Card Problems: video card installation problem, intel pentium 4, intel pentium4
intel pentium 4, intel pentium4, xfx geforce 6200: If the CPU has been working thus far, I don t believe the CPU is a problem, although it might be a contributor: If your PSU can t handle the Pentium 4 alongside the new graphics card alongside everything else, it could explain the random stability issues....

Video Card Problems: video card issue, signal cable, video card
signal cable, video card, card issue: It could. It most likely is just that it became unseated (this happens over time). Pop off the side of the case (make sure the computer is turned off) and just push on the video card and make sure it is nice and snug in the slot. If this is onboard video,...

Video Card Problems: video card - laptop, pc card slot, pcmcia interface
pc card slot, pcmcia interface, interface pc: Well you have been told right, however not entirely right... If the laptop has a PCMCIA interface (PC Card) slot, there are a few upgrade options from Matrox, however these options are rather expensive. I believe there was also a USB video card solution...

Video Card Problems: video card(loss of the color red), nvidia gforce2 mx, lint free cloth
nvidia gforce2 mx, lint free cloth, pencil eraser: Hi James, the 400 is getting to be an older card. With the computer off, remove the video card and system RAM sticks. Clean the contacts of these item with a rough pencil eraser and wipe clean with a lint free cloth. Re-install and reboot. If the problem...

Video Card Problems: video card memory, sony laptop, card memory
sony laptop, card memory, graphics adapter: The 7400 should be sharing from the system memory, most likely it has 64MB of dedicated memory, and can share more from the system s memory (using nVidia s TurboCache). If you want to raise it to 128MB, you should try allocating another 64MB to the graphics...

Video Card Problems: video card / monitor issue, asus a7v8x x, asus a7v8x
asus a7v8x x, asus a7v8x, weird issues: I m thinking it s heat, but i m thinking it s heat around the monitor. Can you cool the room off a little more? I know some monitors have weird issues (like the ones you describe, especially the static) if the room is too hot. Another suggestion is to ensure...

Video Card Problems: video card-motherboard compatibility, gfx cards, motherboard maker
gfx cards, motherboard maker, gurantees: Maybe, maybe not, if the AGP 8x card also supports AGP 4x, it might work, however I make no gurantees as to that, I would check with either the motherboard maker (however most have very very limited lists for gfx card support, due to how many gfx cards are...

Video Card Problems: video card and power supply, sony pcv, wattage
sony pcv, wattage, video card: Output wattage should be displayed on the power supply s logo, inside the case (the box near the top with all the wires coming out of it, should have a sticker which shows output wattages and voltages). If the power supply doesn t meet the minimum requirements...

Video Card Problems: video card and power supply, execution trace cache, power supply fan
execution trace cache, power supply fan, l1 cache: http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp According to this, you need roughly 300W based on calculation, assuming a 70% efficiency on your PSU, puts it at 294W, which means it should just work, also, as it s 420W, am I correct in guessing it s a...

Video Card Problems: video card prevents system from powering on., 512mb ddr 400, asus a8n sli deluxe
512mb ddr 400, asus a8n sli deluxe, amd athlon 64 3500: Hi, Well you seem to have it narrowed down. If all had been working and then just died, I would say you need a new video card. It s not uncommon for cards to quit. Personally I would not buy MSI cards. I try to be inpartial but ATI brand are the best cards...

Video Card Problems: video card problem, windows xp media, windows xp media center edition
windows xp media, windows xp media center edition, task knowledge: You need drivers for Windows XP Media Center Edition, not for Windows XP... Here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxpmce_81.98.html or here for the Radeon Xpress: https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&folderID=294...

Video Card Problems: video card problem, incompatibility issue, occurances
incompatibility issue, occurances, video card: Hi, Does the computer seem to boot all the way ? (even though you can t see the screen ).If so, then it s possible that something happened to the video card. There s really not much you can do except try a diferent video card or plug in a different monitor....

Video Card Problems: video card problem, maybe?, video manufacturer, memory thanks
video manufacturer, memory thanks, educated guess: RAM could be a factor in performance, however the video issues are somewhat hard to understand (It s not your description, per say, it s that it s hard to visualize exactly what s happening). My best educated guess is that it is video related, maybe ask what...

Video Card Problems: video card problem, anti aliasing, ati drivers
anti aliasing, ati drivers, software first: The character corruption is the anti-aliasing affecting the characters, see if you can enable AA in the game, and not the ATI drivers. As far as the line, it could be your monitor, it could be the card, it could be the game, i d update software first. -bob...

Video Card Problems: video card problem?, video driver, video card
video driver, video card, windows xp: I m not entirely sure what the problem is as you describe it, you say that no top or bottom is visible , do you mean the upper and lower portions of the screen? respective to what point? It sounds like it could be a video card problem, or a video driver problem....

Video Card Problems: video card problem, sleep mode, black bob
sleep mode, black bob, gateway computer: You might have a sleep mode enabled in the BIOS or Windows, or something might be wrong with the monitor. Can you try the system with another monitor? Does the system become genreally unresponsive when it goes black? (Can you turn Num Lock on and off once...

Video Card Problems: my video card problem, vaio desktop, sony vaio
vaio desktop, sony vaio, performance advantage: Why do you want to upgrade the Video RAM? It doesn t offer a marked performance advantage to upgrade the available RAM on the video card. You ll need to provide some more information about the available I/O slots on your computer, as well as what you have,...

Video Card Problems: video card problem, geforce 2 video card, bios setting
geforce 2 video card, bios setting, geforce 2: Geforce 2 video cards are known for this. The squars are part of the message this is normal. every two squares represent one return or enter key strike if thats what you like to call them. It could be a port setting or another Bios setting like memory. But...

Video Card Problems: video card problems, front side bus, intel p4
front side bus, intel p4, ati 9500pro: here is how video works! ok there is this thing on your board called FSB or Front Side Bus. if it s slow everything is slow. Your processor, and all the components on your board use the FSB. If it is too slow upgrade the board. Make sure you have enoulgh ram....

Video Card Problems: video card problems, amd sempron 2400, directx version
amd sempron 2400, directx version, nvidia driver: Hi Luuk, I fully understand your frustration, but problems with certain games is rarely related to a problem with the video card. I know for a fact that BF2 has a slew of issues on a wide range of systems. What I suggest is this: 1. Make sure you have...

Video Card Problems: video card problems?, lint free cloth, sending the signal
lint free cloth, sending the signal, vga cable: Hi Sean, My first suggestion would be to try a different monitor if possible. Sending the signal to your TV is shouldnot damage anything. If you don t have a second moitor to try. I would suggest removing the video card from the computer and cleaning...

Video Card Problems: video card problems, free pci slot, pci video card
free pci slot, pci video card, nvidia drivers: Yes, turn the system off and install the card in a free PCI slot, if you have to remove a device to install the PCI card, don t just remove the device, uninstall it from Windows first (its easier in the long run). Then once you put the card in, connect...

Video Card Problems: video card problems, athlon 64 3200, tv setup
athlon 64 3200, tv setup, dvi input: You ll get no arguement at taking the PC to a repair shop, a reformat should fix it, but if you re unsure, theres no problem asking someone for help in person. As far as the laptop, honestly I ve no idea, I don t usually deal with laptops because of their...

Video Card Problems: video card problems with games/movies, playback software, video codecs
playback software, video codecs, nvidia card: Well, I don t know what playback software you re using, so I can t really suggest where to go to update it, but starting with Windows Media player can t hurt. I d also suggest downloading the newest version of the DivX codec, from www.divx.com, given that...

Video Card Problems: video card problems and overclocking, maximam, radeon 9550
maximam, radeon 9550, impressive performance: Well, if the monitor is having problems, its likely the monitor s firmware, any information on the monitor, is it an LCD? I wouldn t advise you to overclock your video card, mostly because it sounds like theres quite a bit you ll want to read before getting...

Video Card Problems: video card has problems with picture, amd 1300, intergrated system
amd 1300, intergrated system, system memory: Amanda, I guess the most obvious question I have is, did you disable the onboard video? It sounds like you have some sort of conflict which could very well be the conflict of your onboard video and the 9550. Let me know if you disabled your onboard and we...

Video Card Problems: video card problems/possible upgrade, nvidia 6600, types of agp
nvidia 6600, types of agp, nvidia website: oooo integrated video is not good, esp for WOW. Even guild wars requires a Nvidia 6600 for good play. First is this a custom build PC or made by a manufacturer (DEll, gateway, ect). If it is a manufacturer pc then we will need serial number and or express...

Video Card Problems: video card problems, amd 64 bit processors, asus motherboard
amd 64 bit processors, asus motherboard, amd processors: ok it could be overheating or memory on the card but It is probably a video card that is not compatible with your mother board. Chapter 14 How to Build A Computer From Start To Finish Ok so you want to build a computer without screwing the whole thing...

Video Card Problems: video card question, ati xpert 128, video functions
ati xpert 128, video functions, integrated graphics: Well, I m not sure what integrated graphics you have, however I m guessing its likely faster than the Xpert 128, which is a rather old product (about 9 years), I m guessing your integrated is somewhere between Intel Extreme 2 and Intel GMA 950, which would...

Video Card Problems: video card question, intel r 82845g, dell 2400
intel r 82845g, dell 2400, windows xp service pack: I would try asking them what resolution it accepts. Some computers do not need a PCI or AGP slot but an onboard video card. Some computers can be taught to reconfigure there drivers in such a way that if you do the proper updates the computer will think it...

Video Card Problems: my video card stops working when I play certain games, microsoft game, ati 9600
microsoft game, ati 9600, hardware issue: Well, I m not sure what the keyboard issue is, but I m guessing its unrelated, the problems you re experiencing with the game sounds like a hardware issue, I m guessing your power supply is probably not up to the task of handling the 7600 while its running...

Video Card Problems: video card upgrade, radeon 9000 series, msi 6545
radeon 9000 series, msi 6545, saphire radeon: nVidia vs ATi is like Ford vs Chevy, its personal preference, they ultimately both offer the same product. Everything about your system creates a choke point for modern graphics hardware, which is why I said look to a new system, or look to something like...

Video Card Problems: video card upgrade, invida, mainboard
invida, mainboard, graphics card: Well, if you wanted to utilize nVidia SLI, you d need to have an SLI capable mainboard, SLI approved power supply, and the graphics card you purchase would need to be more or less identical to your 7900 (as in SKU, 7900GT : 7900GT, 7950GX2 : 7950GX2, 7900GTX...

Video Card Problems: video card upgrade, ge force 5200, agp 4x
ge force 5200, agp 4x, dell dimension: Here is a link to newegg. I already navigated to the AGP 4x/8x cards (which is what Del calls for for your system). These should work fine. Make sure the one you choose does not require it s own power connector, most do not but there may be a few that do (since...

Video Card Problems: video card upgrade in a compaq laptop, nvidia geforce 4, compaq laptop
nvidia geforce 4, compaq laptop, compaq presario: Hi Panos.....hopefully I can answer all your questions. 1.) No, you cannot upgrade the video in your laptop unless you upgrade your motherboard. The video is integrated on your motherboard. Its very expensive and time consuming to change a motherboard...

Video Card Problems: video card upgrade?, 6800gt, pci express x16
6800gt, pci express x16, video cards: Most any newer GeForce series board is faster, the 6800GS and 6800GT are faster, but hard to find, the 7600GT is comparable in performance to the 6800GT so therefore likely faster. The GeForce 7800 and 7900 series will be much faster, and the 8800 series will...

Video Card Problems: video card use, agp video cards, vga connection
agp video cards, vga connection, vga monitor: Yes you can leave two cards installed, but if you re only using one, why increase the heat and power load on the system, as well as make the OS load more drivers? I d say keep the back-up PCI card safely on the shelf, for when you need it. As far as AGP...

Video Card Problems: video card widescreen monitor problem, video card world, diamond stealth
video card world, diamond stealth, ati radeon 7000: Hi Matt, The ATI radeon 7000 may have a difficult time at 1440x900, but it should be able to do it. First I would recommend going to the Diamond web site, download and install the latest drivers. If the problem persists it sounds like a sound problem....

Video Card Problems: video card, ati 3d rage pro pci, ati 9800 pro
ati 3d rage pro pci, ati 9800 pro, ati 3d rage: Ray, that is a great question but Windows XP does not provide full power management for this particular video adapter. If you are positive you have the most updated driver (5.1.2001.0), then go to Microsoft.com and in the search box type Q306676_WXP_SP1_x86_ENU.exe...

Video Card Problems: video cards, ati chips, computer configurations
ati chips, computer configurations, digital monitor: Hi Melanie, If you are looking for the cheapest, I assume you would buy used. I would look at ebay for an ATI brand 9600 PRO or ATI brand 9800 PRO AGP card. I have owned both of these cards in the past and they are excellent. I have never really been...

Video Card Problems: video cards, multimedia playback, pci slot
multimedia playback, pci slot, fan system: Alright, the score that Vista is giving you is based on Vista s internal scoring system, its rating your system 3.1 out of 10 overall, basically because you don t own the most expensive system on the market (and even those $5000 to $15000 machines don t...

Video Card Problems: video cards, dell dimension 4700, pci express slot
dell dimension 4700, pci express slot, oblivion system requirements: Well, instead of paying them, just take a peak, its very easy to visually distinguish what kind of slots you have available. http://content.answers.com/main/content/img/CDE/PCXSLOTS.GIF one example comparing various expansion slots http://images.tomshardware.com/2005/11/23/pc_interfaces_101/pcie_16_1.jpg...

Video Card Problems: video cards, ati radeon x1600 pro agp 512mb video card, 512mb video card
ati radeon x1600 pro agp 512mb video card, 512mb video card, ati radeon x1300 pro: Hi, If you are going to change the mainboard and video card you d probably have to change the RAM and other components and end up costing quite a bit. If you add a card like the ATI Radeon X1600 Pro AGP 512MB , you would see a Huge improvement over onboard...

Video Card Problems: video cuts out, athlon xp 3200, system locks
athlon xp 3200, system locks, circuit breakers: ok since you put together the system there are 50 things that can go wrong if you did not call each manufacturer and ask them if the models of stuff you bought would work together even if the specks say so. I have found certain styles and brands of ram don...

Video Card Problems: video driver, 82810e graphics controller, raj acharya
82810e graphics controller, raj acharya, windows video driver: Go here http://tmsyn.wc.ask.com/r?t=an&s=lm&uid=246555b8646555b86&sid=346555b8646555b86 and download the driver. Install it and see what happens. Right click in the middle of the screen and click properties and Settings and change it to 32 bit. If you can...

Video Card Problems: video error, fatal exception error, compatible drivers
fatal exception error, compatible drivers, task knowledge: I m guessing these are the drivers you d like: https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&folderID=293 By 6575, i m thinking the game means 6.5.x Here would be a complete and trustable archive: http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?id=18...

Video Card Problems: No video after installing TV card, slider bar, f8 key
slider bar, f8 key, mode windows: Hi Craig, Out of range messages appear when the PC display settings for screen resolution and refresh rate are set to values that do not work with the flat panel display. Sometimes, restarting the PC will resolve this error. If the error persists,...

Video Card Problems: video issue, direct x 9, mb video card
direct x 9, mb video card, video card driver: Hopefully it is just the video driver. Since the problem goes away, I think this is the problem. Find your type of video card by right clicking my computer, then choose manage. Expand the device manager. In device manager expand the video adapters. Write...

Video Card Problems: video, monitor problem, video monitor, optical drives
video monitor, optical drives, video card: Sounds like the system isn t powering on correctly, do you hear or see any of the fans, hard drives, optical drives, or other lights on the mainboard turn on? I d say its either the mainboard or the power supply, depending on how much system activity you...

Video Card Problems: video/monitor, flat head screwdrivers, video settings
flat head screwdrivers, video settings, hp pavilion: You can reset the BIOS to defaults by shorting out the battery. First unplug the computer and pop it open. Look around the motherboard for a battery. It s one of those disc batteries like you see in watches. Either remove it for 10 minutes or place a...

Video Card Problems: video output, dell latitude cpx, laptop screen
dell latitude cpx, laptop screen, card functions: Boot up computer (with the TV not plugged in)and continually press F8. Enter safe mode. Once in safe mode check the display properties to make sure the laptop monitor is the only monitor. Check the box to make it the default monitor. Reboot. Once in windows,...

Video Card Problems: video playback is choppy/catches.., dell latitude d800, video playback
dell latitude d800, video playback, isdn dsl: Well, without pulling up the hardware specs on that machine (just going on how old I know Latitude to be as a product family), I m going to tell you its either your internet connection or the computer itself. Unfortunately, you cannot upgrade the graphics...

Video Card Problems: video playback problems, core media player, video playback problems
core media player, video playback problems, direct x 9: First i would get the newest video drivers. get them from Nvidias website, not PNY. Download them but do not install. Right click my computer and select manage. Go to device manager. Expand the display adapter and right click your card. choose remove or uninstall....

Video Card Problems: video problem, graphic card drivers, graphical issues
graphic card drivers, graphical issues, video problem: Looks like a minor artifacting issue, I d be interested in what kind of temperatures the graphics card is reporting back, I m guessing their a tad higher than it would like, and thats why you have some graphical issues. Try improving the cooling, or at least...

Video Card Problems: video problem, device driver programming, lint free cloth
device driver programming, lint free cloth, geforce 4200: Hi, First, with the computer off, remove the video card, clean the contacts using a pencil eraser, wipe clean with a lint free cloth, reinstall. Second , boot to safe mode (after pushing the power button, Start tapping the F8 key). The Windows Advanced...

Video Card Problems: video problems, lint free cloth, pencil eraser
lint free cloth, pencil eraser, computer shuts down: Hi Dee, It s difficult to fix this type of problem over the net. I would try removing the video card from the computer(power off) clean the contacts using a pencil eraser and wipe clean with a lint free cloth. Re-install and try. If the problem persists...

Video Card Problems: video problems, video problems, software environment
video problems, software environment, processing power: Well, either the system isn t capable of playing the video back at upscaled resolution due to hardware limitation, or something in the software environment has changed, increasing the processing load on the system, thus creating a lack of available resources,...

Video Card Problems: video resolution issue for widescreen monitor, hp media center, hp media center computer
hp media center, hp media center computer, windows screen: Well, it should be working, 1440x900 should work as well, if 1680x1050 is the reccomended resolution it shouldn t have to scroll for it, try updating your ATI card s drivers, and double check the monitor s specifications just to be on the safe side (it might...

Video Card Problems: video, left hand corner, video bios
left hand corner, video bios, bios setup: Try resetting the CMOS, remove the motherboard s battery, unplug the system, and wait a few minutes, and put the battery back, power it on, see if that helps. If that doesn t solve it, I m guessing it s a problem with the mainboard, I d contact Gateway. ...

Video Card Problems: videocard woes after reinstall, sound card drivers, drivers sound card
sound card drivers, drivers sound card, nvidia 7800: Check Nvidias website and get the most current drivers. Make sure you uninstall the current driver and reboot before you install the new one. Check your sound card drivers. Sound card lags can really affect video performance. Also make sure you have the...

Video Card Problems: videocrad, medal of honor pc game, direct x 8
medal of honor pc game, direct x 8, medal of honor pc: If it s not saying that you are missing DirectX 8.1, but merely that your video card won t support all the functionality, then it means that your video card lacks whatever feature set required by the game. I wouldn t neccisarily say your video card is...

Video Card Problems: videos card, post beeps, computer boot
post beeps, computer boot, boot screen: I looked up your card. Since it is AGP and your old card was AGP it should be just plug and play. I assume that the slot is working and you are using the old card to use your pc right now. If there are no post beeps when you put in the new card and you also...

Video Card Problems: vidoe card problems, updating windows media player, video codecs
updating windows media player, video codecs, graphics driver: Well, I can t help with anything specific to Vista, although I can give you some suggestions and ideas: I would suggest updating your video codecs, or reinstalling them, as well as reinstalling your graphics driver, and updating Windows Media Player if...

Video Card Problems: viedo card shuts down PC?, video card stability test, latest catalyst drivers
video card stability test, latest catalyst drivers, ati radeon 9800xt 256mb: Hmmm, given that it s from ATI, I m guessing they still have their renowned RMA department, and you can just get the card replaced. If you don t feel like doing that, how about trying to clear the system s CMOS and flashing the card s BIOS. I can t find...

Video Card Problems: vista video card, system requirments for vista, ati radeon 9250
system requirments for vista, ati radeon 9250, output capability: Hi Solomon, Here s the minimum system requirments for vista :A Windows Vista Premium Ready PC includes at least: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor╣). 1 GB of system memory. Support for DirectX 9 graphics with a WDDM driver, 128 MB of...

Video Card Problems: vista/video card, nvidia geforce 6600 series, geforce 6600
nvidia geforce 6600 series, geforce 6600, vista compatable: Well, assuming you have PCI Express, almost any newer card, I can suggest a list of Vista compatable cards (not all of them are going to be equal in performance, or exceptionally capable of 3D performance, but are all listed as Vista compatable) nVidia:...

Video Card Problems: Want to upgrade viedo card, nvidia fx5700, watt power supply
nvidia fx5700, watt power supply, dell machine: New egg has the best prices: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010380048+1069609639&name=AGP+4X%2f8X Most of these cards will be fine. I have a slim tower with a 240 watt power supply and am running a nvidia FX5700 and have no...

Video Card Problems: Webcam installation problem, averatec 3200, webcam windows
averatec 3200, webcam windows, sure your windows: Hi Mick, Sounds like a driver issue. I would first uninstall the component in windows. Then (if you feel comfortable doing this)go into the WINDOWS REGISTRY and delete any folder for SWEEX. START . RUN . type regedit . expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE...

Video Card Problems: Weird Monitor, nvidia fx 5200, quick launch
nvidia fx 5200, quick launch, nvidia drivers: I would try degausing the monitor, and ensuring the DPI is at an appropriate level. After that I d adjust the quality settings in the nVidia drivers for color, gamma, etc. You may also want to check in the monitor s OSD and ensure everything is set properly....

Video Card Problems: White screen at power up, hp a320n, athlon 2800
hp a320n, athlon 2800, geforce 4: I think it s probably the Monitor. It may be the cable going to the computer. If you want to be sure just try starting the computer in Safe Mode by pressing F8 while it starts (over and over) then see if it works normally. If it does then right click My Computer,...

Video Card Problems: Widescreen Multimonitor support, dual monitor support, multimonitor support
dual monitor support, multimonitor support, pro computer: Yep there are lots of them. One thing to check in the specs for the card: it will usually say dual monitor support at such and such a resolution. If it just says a resolution , the second monitor is usually a lower resolution than the first one. Check newegg.com....

Video Card Problems: Widescreen Multimonitor support, memory bandwidth, multimonitor support
memory bandwidth, multimonitor support, tigerdirect: Yes, most any modern video card will handle this, I d suggest something like the GeForce 8500GT just to ensure theres enough memory and memory bandwidth to let you run full-screen video on one and applications on the other without worrying (lesser cards could...

Video Card Problems: Windows Screen Size, dell latitude c, windows screen
dell latitude c, windows screen, hi john: Hi John.....adjusting the resolution will not help this problem because its not a video card issue, but a display or on a desktop, a monitor issue. It has something to do with a display setting on your laptop. What I would try is restoring your settings...

Video Card Problems: Won't boot when I switch bios to 8x, soyo kt600 dragon, nvidia drivers
soyo kt600 dragon, nvidia drivers, screen rez: Hi Dave, My first comment would be why on earth are you running Win98 ;-) It s a very unstable ,buggy operating system. Your system would run so much better with XP.....anyways, back to your question, it may actually be related to Win98, but probably has...

Video Card Problems: All-in-Wonder - internal connection, liteon cd, antenna connection
liteon cd, antenna connection, coaxial connection: Most likely this is a driver conflict, uninstall and reinstall the drivers for your audio card and video card, ensure proper motherboard drivers, and ensure line noise on the TV card s connection is kept to a minimum (are you sharing the coaxial connection...

Video Card Problems: All-In-Wonder Question, tv capture cards, aiw
tv capture cards, aiw, video capture: The video card doesn t do video encoding, it merely does video capture (in the case of the AIW), video encoding is handled by the CPU. Some cards feature a DSP or other circutry to perform some encoding on the hardware, however AIW cards do not feature this...

Video Card Problems: WUXGA issue - can't get correct resolution, windows control panel, nvidia drivers
windows control panel, nvidia drivers, proper resolution: First I m gonna tell you that your PS is going to have a You re Welcome note sent as a reply so that it gets cleared from the system, and I ll answer the question here: Ok, your display resolution should be supported up to 1920x1200 on each DVI connector,...

Video Card Problems: I want to expand my desk top to two monitors, nvidia ge force, catalyst software
nvidia ge force, catalyst software, ati radeon 9600: The current video card you are using should work fine. Visit ATI s website: http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.html Download the driver you need and make sure it is the catalyst software (there is a version that is just a driver). I have the same card and...

Video Card Problems: I want to upgrade my graphics card., nvidia geforce, mobile workstations
nvidia geforce, mobile workstations, dtrs: No, that likely isn t possible, upgrading the graphics on a notebook is generally not possible, with a few exceptions, namely high end mobile workstations and DTRs, even then your options are usually very limited, and very expensive. Sorry to say, but you...

Video Card Problems: waves, power options, pinky
power options, pinky, 6 years: It sounds like the monitor itself is just starting to go, 6 years is quite a run for a CRT, and most of the problems you describe sound like the monitor itself. One thing I d consider though, is instead of just getting a new monitor, look at possibly a new...

Video Card Problems: whats this 64 bit and 128 bit, twin texel architecture, stencil buffer
twin texel architecture, stencil buffer, memory interface: The graphics card you ve found sounds a bit (ok, more than a bit) slow for modern application, 64-bit and 128-bit in your frame of reference are talking about the data width of the onboard RAM. The wider that channel, the more bandwidth it can support (the...

Video Card Problems: windows movie maker, windows movie maker, sheer size
windows movie maker, sheer size: The clip might be large enough that its crashing Movie Maker due to Movie Maker trying to break the clip up (Movie Maker tries to break a single clip into multiple clips for editing, however with massive clips it takes a while, if your clip is rather large...

Video Card Problems: I have windows Vista need help w/video card, gma 900, command and conquer 3
gma 900, command and conquer 3, game command: Its a Vista related issue, Windows Vista isn t compatable with hardly any game on the market currently, and the Intel GMA 900/GMA 950 isn t the best option for intensive 3D applications (although it can still run them, albeit slowly). I m not sure what...

Video Card Problems: My all-in-wonder x800 video card causes my system to become unstable (windows XP freezes), watt power supply, visual artifacts
watt power supply, visual artifacts, case side: Well, the Pentium D does draw a lot of power, and the Core 2 does use less power, however I m guessing the issue with your power supply isn t capacity, its quality. Which is why I m suggesting replacement. I d suggest a good quality PSU for the replacement...

Video Card Problems: HIS X1650 pro IceQ AGP Issues, p4s8x motherboard, agp video card
p4s8x motherboard, agp video card, agp drivers: Yes your mainboard should be fine, as far as SMARTGART goes, if it continues to give you problems, you can remove it, following directions outlined here: http://ati.amd.com/products/catalyst/SmartGart-FAQ.pdf However, if you re-install your drivers, and...

Video Card Problems: HIS X1650pro 256mb, ati 9200, free option
ati 9200, free option, radeon 9200: Well, I d definitely try cleaning the card out before replacing it, given that its a relatively free option. If it still fails to work, I d consider checking the status of its warranty and seeing if the company will let you RMA it for replacement. It does...

Video Card Problems: HIS X1950 pro, hdmi cable, source size
hdmi cable, source size, pentium 4: HDMI to an HDTV shouldn t matter, multiple 12v rails isn t a bad thing, just state the amperage for each rail (so 12v1 =, 12v2 =, etc, each one should be ~20A or better). I m gonna guess its the PSU, a 3.0 Pentium (4 or D?) is fairly demanding, so is that...

Video Card Problems: Can Xpertvision Nvidia geforce drivers work on my old dell?, dell dimension 8200, agp 8x slot
dell dimension 8200, agp 8x slot, dell dimensions: I was just curious about the BFG boards, if the 6600 works it likely means the HSI bridge isn t a problem (it shouldn t be, its transparent), I d suggest trying a 7600 out, and if it doesn t work, returning it. Maybe consider a Radeon X1600XT or X1650Pro for...

Video Card Problems: not sure, software glitch, world of warcraft
software glitch, world of warcraft, system instability: I m thinking its a system instability issue, if the game is installed wrong (wouldn t be your fault, just a software glitch) reinstallation would fix it, otherwise i d un-overclock anything thats overclocked, and ensure the system isn t overheating or being...

Video Card Problems: HIS x1650 Pro problem, athlon 64, 500w psu
athlon 64, 500w psu, agp card: Go into windows using the old video card. open device manager and right click the video card. Choose to remove or uninstall. unistall any software for the video card. Turn off the system. Put the new video card back in. Make sure it does not require it own...

Video Card Problems: HIS x1650 Pro, athlon 64, 500w psu
athlon 64, 500w psu, agp card: Well, I m guessing the system is incompatable with the card you ve purchased, I d suggest contacting HIS and seeing about an RMA for replacement or refund, if you choose the replacement route, the new card would hopefully work, if not, return for refund. ...

Video Card Problems: x1650 pro, issues bob, counter strike source
issues bob, counter strike source, poor performers: Well, it depends on the settings you ve chosen for Counter-Strike:Source, as your system is decent, but not capable of running the game with all settings at the maximum, so I d generally venture that turning down some of the settings will clear up the performance...

Video Card Problems: x1650, video settings, ati drivers
video settings, ati drivers, blue screen of death: I m guessing its Vista, the ATI drivers, and the games, combined. Most games currently don t officially support Vista, I would suggest running the absolute latest patches and updates you can find for the games in question, and see if that improves anything....

Video Game Addiction: game addiction, game addiction, addictive game
game addiction, addictive game, local health: Hello, I suggest uninstalling the game and focus on something different. If you can t do that you need something to motivate yourself. It s not wrong to play the game, but playing too much can cause some problems. If you still want to play have an alert...

Video Game Addiction: Video Game Addiction, video game addiction, game makers
video game addiction, game makers, young adults: hey, Ethan. 1)Why are video games addictive? Well, there are many reason for games being addictive. one reason is because with games you have alot more control and power in the game. you can also get a real feeling of enjoyment and it s alot easier to...

Video Game Addiction: Was I addicted then?, boarding school, school performance
boarding school, school performance, important events: Well, the amount of time playing isn t actually a sign of addiction. You have to consider did your school performance get effected by the amount of time playing. Did you miss important events or lose sleep? If not then there is no real addiction and the...

Video Game Addiction: Reasons for increase in video game popularity., video game sales, game development companies
video game sales, game development companies, popularity of video games: My opinion is video games are getting more popular for some of these reasons. More interactive than movies. Society is more accepting towards gamers, less of a geek/nerd image. Technology improvements and developers learning what works. Game developers...

Video Game Addiction: Am I Addicted, addiction, addicted
addiction, addicted, gaming: Well, I think video games most of the time. It s because I do a lot a work around them and I don t think I am addicted. Hopefully. If video games are getting in the way of personal matters or your school work then maybe you are addicted, but thinking about...

Video Game Addiction: What are the signs of the addiction?, video game addiction, sleep loss
video game addiction, sleep loss, warning sign: video game addiction can have many signs including grades dropping, but it depends in what context of your grades dropping. It maybe something in the classes that s making the work harder or you just getting lazier. If your grades are dropping because your...

Video Game Addiction: cosplay, costume contests, doctorate degree
costume contests, doctorate degree, playing video games: 4 hours a day is very low amount of time and it s just a hobby of his. He working a 40-60 hour a week job which if is all well means he s not addicted. If you should date him or not is your choice weather or not you have feelings for him. I know many gamers...

Video Game Addiction: call of duty modern warfare 2 vs assissans creed 2, assassins creed, call of duty modern warfare
assassins creed, call of duty modern warfare, mw2: Well, it s alot of reasons, Call of Duty has been around longer and this means it has more fans. Call of duty has multiplayer while assassins creed 2 doesn t. Advertising for call of duty modern warfare 2 was bigger and more hype for MW2. Also, MW2 got better...

Video Game Addiction: Procrastination and Addiction help, warcraft 3 frozen throne, call of duty modern warfare
warcraft 3 frozen throne, call of duty modern warfare, school computers: Hello Michael, I had the same problem when I did assignments. Try to enjoy doing your assignments and get into the research/work that s involved. Also, try and get away from YOUR computer. Going to library or school computers do assignments is alot easier....

Video Game Addiction: Good and Bad effects of playing video games, violent video games, playing video games
violent video games, playing video games, many different things: Good effects are video games are fun and your learning many different things while your doing it. For example when you play a game like World of Warcraft, you find yourself sending a lot of time talking and reading text. This can help you learn to spell and...

Video Game Addiction: Addiction, monday to friday, online games
monday to friday, online games, addiction: Uninstall the games till you ve finished with your exams. Remember even though those games are awesome. You have to get ready for exams and focus 100% if you wanna do well. Personal Will Power is all you. Remember how important your exams are, if you fail...

Video Game Repair: 3 Coin OP Games not working, rush n attack, arcade machines
rush n attack, arcade machines, coin op games: Gday Angie, Okay there are a couple of things to start with and I would check first, which are simple. (Because I would doubt that all 3 games would be dead unless they where actually plugged in and turned on when you had a power surge.) Check to see...

Video Game Repair: Defender not coming on fully, trouble shooting guide, slow blow
trouble shooting guide, slow blow, pain in the butt: Gday David, Your theory with the battery is sound. They are used for highest score and saving machine settings. So I would not worry too much about it at the moment. Your starting point is the power supply, at the bottom of the machine. If it does...

Video Game Repair: Fix psp no power, dead battery, kind of technology
dead battery, kind of technology, orange light: Gday Mary, It could be something simple or could be something far more complex. (But you are correct kids do tend to mess about this kind of technology download something and screw it completely up then give up on it without even attempting to look into...

Video Game Repair: Want my Defender back, ram chips, quality gold
Video Game Repair: Want my Defender back, ram chips, quality gold, sockets

Video Game Repair: PSP 3000 CFW, custom firmware, homebrew software
custom firmware, homebrew software, machine mode: Gday John, From what I have read there is not any firmware hacks out there yet as no one has been able to get it to boot in machine mode to reload. But considering the unit has only been out 2 weeks and Sony seems to have put a lot of effort into anti-homebrew...

Video Game Repair: PSP, ear plug, bare minimum
ear plug, bare minimum, volume control: Gday Danny, Water? Well there your problem right there. PSP don t like water nor do they like being dropped. Thanks for filling me in on this bit it helps me diagnose what could be the problem. Yes I would say the water incident had a big part in you...

Video Game Repair: pac man arcade, rom chips, pac man
rom chips, pac man, ram rom: Gday Edward, By the description you given I would think it is either the Game board (Maybe a ROM Image or the whole board) or a power issue going to the game board. And I come to that theory because you say that the screen seems to be working. (You...

Video Game Repair: psp not reading games, laser unit, sticky fingers
laser unit, sticky fingers, laser head: Gday Peta, Hopefully it is just a dirty laser. Double check that it is all games and not just one or 2. (Maybe the games themselves are damaged, scratched or have smudges on them. Even protected in there little cases for some reason they still find sticky...

Video Game Repair: psp speaker repair, headphone jack, replacement speakers
headphone jack, replacement speakers, speaker repair: Gday there, Rule number one is your PSP still under warranty? (If it is get it fixed thru Sony, if not you are free to attempt a replace yourself. Once you open it you void any warrenty the thing has.) I would be more incline to think there is a problem...

Video Game Repair: robotron williams arcade game, robotron arcade game, robotron 2084
robotron arcade game, robotron 2084, power interruption: Gday Mike, Arcade machine death by moving. Does not matter if it is across town or 3 feet older arcade machines when moved have a nasty habit of not working. Usually if there is something wrong with a machine either part or none of the machine will work....

Video Game Repair: sound no picture, transformer power supply, dangerous pieces
transformer power supply, dangerous pieces, arcade machine: Gday Again Del, Any Medium Resolution monitor will work or sometimes they are call EGA Monitors. (There are also some models that will do Standard, Medium and High Res) Just make sure it is the right size to fit in your cabinet, not just size which I...

Video Game Repair: Unplayable disk, laser intensity, game disk
laser intensity, game disk, laser unit: Gday Luke, My first question would be is it just one disk or many disks? Is it Just CD or is it DVD or Games? If it is just one it the game disk, if it is all of one category (IE it works with CD but not DVD then its the laser intensity needing to be...

Video Game Repair: Want my Defender back, cob webs, tiny dots
cob webs, tiny dots, electronics experience: Gday again Mark, This site has helped me out in times of need especially if you need to look over a board for comparisons. http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/techwilliamshardwareid.html#defender If your power is good then your board should boot up or...

Video Game Repair: XBOX PROBLEM, sanario, crazy mode
sanario, crazy mode, economical repair: Gday Robert, My guess is it sounds like the disk drive eject button is stuck in. (Thus the constantly opening and closing) If it is not physically problem but a software problem causing this you may be right and the system is gone. I would be incline...

Video Game Repair: XBox 360, E-79 X-box 360 error
E-79 X-box 360 error: Gday Keith, Usually the E79 Error (Usually with one red light) means a problem with the actual hard drive within the X-box itself. Which could be either a loose connection or stuffed up X-box Hard drive. What I would do is first check the connection...

Video Game Repair: xbox360, switching power supply, x box 360
switching power supply, x box 360, finding games: Gday Ian, Yes an UK Xbox 360 will work in Jamaica. But there will be a number of problems your system will face running running all the functions you may want to run.. Power There is a power difference between UK (230V) and Jamaica (110V) and I also...

Video Game Repair: Brick, custom firmware, gday
custom firmware, gday, octane: Gday John, Unfortunately if you Brick a PSP 3000 model the only way to unbrick it is to send it to Sony. I have read a few reports of people hacking the 3000 with a 2000 CPU (But realistically that is turning it into a 2000 in a nice 3000 case. So...

Video Game Repair: Crusin World, cpu check, rom problem
cpu check, rom problem, pcb board: Gday Wayne, Just by what you have described you probably have a problem with you main PCB board (Especially if you have replaced the power supply and it is still doing the same thing) But again this is a guess just going on what is described. Usually...

Video Game Repair: Defender RAM failure, flat head screwdriver, ram failure
flat head screwdriver, ram failure, lego blocks: Gday Chris, Believe it or not there actually is a specialized tool for this job named the Chip Puller . Some specialized computer stores have them or they can be ordered cheaply online. It basically allows you to grab in the middle of the chip between...

Video Game Repair: PS2, playstation
Video Game Repair: PS2, playstation

Video Game Repair: How to fix mi PSP, recovery menu, game need
recovery menu, game need, menu configuration: Gday Ryan, Hopefully you have not loaded a home brew or some type of wacky operating system on there that is causing the system to slow down. Now depending on what PSP firmware is your UMD might be in the wrong mode for example if you PSP is 3.71 M33,...

Video Game Repair: Game Repair, blockbuster games, hearts game
blockbuster games, hearts game, abrasive cloth: Gday Tsuki, Okay this could be something simple or something more complex. Is not reading disk just your Kingdom Hearts Disk are we talking all Disks? or some disks? I would first check you Kingdom Heats disk for major scratches, scuffles or marks....

Video Game Repair: My game doesn't work for PS2, blockbuster games, ps2 system
blockbuster games, ps2 system, abrasive cloth: Gday Anthony, Okay this could be something simple or something more complex. Is not reading just this disk or are there other disk that are having problem? (More that one could point to something wrong with your PS2) What color is the disk bottom?...

Video Game Repair: gunk!!!!, nail polish remover, gunk
nail polish remover, gunk, q tip: Gday Bryar, Depending on what type of gunk you have. If it is sticky I would try something like goo-gone or anything with a orange oil base. Use liberally on the effected area and then use a q-tip to remove the gunk. If it is a harder or paint like...

Video Game Repair: jamma audio issue, neo geo mvs, mvs system
neo geo mvs, mvs system, audio amplifier: Gday James, I would check your speakers and see what Ohm and Wattage they are. Should be written on the back of them. Maybe they are too big for you machine to run without some sort of amplifier. You need something about 8 ohms (Any Bigger and you would...

Video Game Repair: Ms. Pacman upright, ms pacman, ampage
ms pacman, ampage, arcade machines: Gday Helene, It actually sounds like a problem with your house power or at least the circuit or outlet you are plugging the machine into. If the voltage from the wall is not correct and is too low or too high it will be transformed by the machines power...

Video Game Repair: Pacman plus, power transformers, arcade machines
power transformers, arcade machines, arcade machine: Gday Angel, Okay there are a couple of things to start with. Check to see if the game is plugged into a powerboard because if you had a power surge this would go first (If it isn t I would invest in a power board just to protect you Arcade machine.) ...

Video Game Repair: PS2, guitar hero 3, guitar hero
guitar hero 3, guitar hero, guitar hero 2: Gday Greg, Weird!!!!! Your disks don t have an unusual high number of scratches or anything that would stop them from loading? Apart from disk damage if every one of your other games load except these 2 that is an interesting problem. Actually I have...

Video Game Repair: psp, psp umd, wall mart
psp umd, wall mart, circuit city: Gday To, Are you referring to the button that opens the PSP UMD door to inset a UMD? Unfortunately to replace this (Or even the UMD Door) it involves taking your PSP completely to pieces. It can be done and the good thing about the PSP is every part...

Video Game Repair: psp, battery connection, switch board
battery connection, switch board, power switch: Gday Juan, Obviously something is shorting our somewhere when squeezed. (Is it the left hand or the right hand side side? This narrows down what possibly could be shorting out) Could be the power switch board (Right) or battery connection (Left) (Or...

Video Game Repair: psp problems, motherboard processor, realistic estimate
motherboard processor, realistic estimate, gday: Gday Desmond, Unfortunately the PSP aren t designed to be dropped. I would test it with a UMD or game and double check to see if there is sound. This would point to a problem with your screen. It definitely is turning on because you are getting a green...

Video Game Repair: psp problems, homebrew software, laser unit
homebrew software, laser unit, sticky fingers: Gday Salem, It is usually going to be either 3 things. The first is you have installed some sort of homebrew software that is not compatible with you PSP and it is effecting the UMD drive making it not compatible. You would have to down grade it back...

Video Game Repair: Rush n attack, coin mech, rush n attack
coin mech, rush n attack, coin slots: Gday K, Is this a 2 coin mech or one coin mech machine? Do both coin mechs not function? (I am guessing you only have a one coin mech) I would check the coin actuator arm (The piece of wire that the coin connects on the way thru the mechanism) and see...

Video Game Repair: reply me ass sonn ass possible:D, microsoft india, ring of death
microsoft india, ring of death, new xbox: Gday again, I would give the Microsoft India a call explain your situation and see if they can help. (They should) If it is new even if you brought it in Dubai and are now back in India they should work something out on it. You second question of modding....

Video Game Repair: xbox 360 arcade console, brand new games, new arcade
brand new games, new arcade, backward compatibility: Gday Shawn, Sounds like you where unfortunate and just got a dud. (I would be taking it back to where ever you got it from and get another one. Obviously there is something seriously wrong with it.) The rumor of these new Arcade bundles being old first...

Video Game Repair: Arcade speaker help, speaker work, right speaker
speaker work, right speaker, left speaker: Gday Jay, What you need to do is follow the Right speaker wire back to the PCB (Main board). The Right speaker is plugged in separately off the main Jamma Harness with a 48 pin connector also where button 4 & 5 are. They should be the first 2 pins on...

Video Game Repair: Capcom bowling, computer mice, coors light
computer mice, coors light, ball moves: Gday Brian, You have either a jammed sensor, dirty sensor or broken wire/disconnected going to the trackball or something wrong internally with your Trackball. Now trackballs vary and the capcom bowling was widely convertered from other cabinets so I...

Video Game Repair: Controls stopped working, nba jam te, microswitch
nba jam te, microswitch, board test: Gday Eric. Have all start button on all 4 players stopped working? If it is all 4 I think you probably have a problem with a ground wire going to you Joystick/buttons. (It s a black wire) If it is player 3 & 4 you probably have a problem with your extended...

Video Game Repair: cleaning a ps game., blockbuster games, quality disks
blockbuster games, quality disks, mild soap: Gday Breanna, I am actually surprised your game still works at all (Peanut Butter Toothpaste, Deodorant and Baking powder are definitely not on my list of cleaning Disks) Now I know it is not reading this disk and you said it reads other disks. Does...

Video Game Repair: coin credit on arcade, clutch hitter, dip switches
clutch hitter, dip switches, golden tee: Gday Del, Weird problem. Provided that your Clutch Hitter is indeed a Jamma Set up and not a Sega 16 Board. (You would know as you would get no picture if it was a Sega 16 Board. Sega 16 and Jamma share some similar pins and size) The Coin pinout...

Video Game Repair: crusin world monitor problems, screen fades, flyback transformer
screen fades, flyback transformer, arcade machine: Gday Casey, Now the tall cylinder thing sounds like the flyback transformer on the Monitor chassis. (These are usually black, they also have 2 knobs on them and a wire, most of the time red, that comes out of the top and hooks up the the monitor tube with...

Video Game Repair: Arcade speaker help, speakers
Video Game Repair: Arcade speaker help, speakers

Video Game Repair: X-Box 360 Circular Scratch, time scratching, game crazy
Video Game Repair: X-Box 360 Circular Scratch, time scratching, game crazy, best bet

Video Game Repair: game dont work, blockbuster games, laser intensity
blockbuster games, laser intensity, guitar hero 3: Gday Jonathan, Okay this could be something simple or something more complex. Is not reading just this disk or are there other disk that are having problem? (More that one could point to something wrong with your PS2) What color is the disk bottom?...

Video Game Repair: Messed up Microsoft, xbox consoles, ring of death
xbox consoles, ring of death, cable replacement: Gday Wil, Unfortunately I with you are truly SOL. What you should have hounded Microsoft initially when the machine came back and never worked properly. I do understand the frustration with dealing with Microsoft and there absolute asinine trouble shooting....

Video Game Repair: ms pacman, ms pac man, ms pacman
ms pac man, ms pacman, integer overflow: Gday Jill, Depending how high a scores you are talking about? As Ms Pac Man has a general failure bug/integer overflow in the actual program that causes the game to crash and have these errors. At around the 1.5 Million point mark or more precisely...

Video Game Repair: ms pacman arcade, ms pac man, ms pacman
ms pac man, ms pacman, dip switches: Gday Brian, It does not sound all that good Brian. Do you happen to have a multimeter? This way you could check to see the voltages coming off the transformer in the bottom of the machine and make sure it is outputting the right voltage. Which could...

Video Game Repair: PSP Game, hobby glue, replacement shells
hobby glue, replacement shells, glue one: Gday Thomas, It would depend are we talking broken or damaged UMD shell? If your UMD it is split in 2 you can repair the cover. Simple way is to glue the 2 halves back together. I would use a hobby glue (One that puts together models/40K etc) rather...

Video Game Repair: PSP game repair, hobby glue, replacement shells
hobby glue, replacement shells, glue one: Gday Mary, It would depend on how broken the shell is? If it is split in 2 you can repair the cover. Simple way is to glue the 2 halves back together. I would use a hobby glue (One that puts together models/40K etc) rather than a super glue as super...

Video Game Repair: psp, thumb button, youtube
thumb button, youtube, casing: Gday Robert, It sounds like you analog stick controller is alittle messed up. This is actually a fairly easy (About 15 mins) and fairly cheap thing to fix (Under $10). All you have to do is depending on what type of PSP model you have is order a new...

Video Game Repair: psp wont turn on, sony psp, daughter board
sony psp, daughter board, orange light: Gday Diego, It sounds rather terminal although it could be something simple. First thing I would do is try replacing the A/C charger. (If you charger plug is busted it s not going to charge up you PSP, IE the Orange light will not come on therefor it...

Video Game Repair: repair of power boards for a jr pac man, arcade machines, pac man
arcade machines, pac man, doug evans: Sorry Doug, You have to probably check your local yellow pages. (Or ask someone where there are Arcade machines present as to whi fixes there machines) Pacman JR power supplies are fairly much identical to most other Pacman Machines, if you want to...

Video Game Repair: Stargate Smart Bomb, smart bomb, williams defender
smart bomb, williams defender, microswitch: Gday Steve, I would first check the button itself. If it is an all original machine the older style buttons work by the button pressing down on a flex piece of metal that makes contact to the other piece of metal. Make sure these are actually making contact....

Video Game Repair: video game repair, blockbuster games, abrasive cloth
blockbuster games, abrasive cloth, cd exchange: Gday Irene, Okay this could be something simple or something more complex. I would first check your disk in question for major scratches, scuffles or marks. Also check the picture side of the disk for any damage. (The picture side is actually closer...

Video Game Repair: video game repair, blockbuster games, rubber buffer
blockbuster games, rubber buffer, game repair: Gday Davin, Unfortunately there is a design flaw in the Xbox 360 that if moved or changed form vertical to horizontal the laser head will scratch your disk. (Microsoft knows about the problem and instead of fixing it added a small warning in the manual...

Video Game Repair: video game repair business, crane machines, screw bits
crane machines, screw bits, pinball machine: Gday Arshad, You would have to know alittle about electronics. Reading electronic schematics, power voltages, basic wiring, basic electronic stills and soldering skills. Basic to advanced problem solving skills are also needed. You tend to do a lot of...

Video Game Repair: video poker, video poker machine, rom chips
video poker machine, rom chips, pcb board: Gday Jon, It sounds like the ROMs on you PCB board are starting to be corrupt or are corrupt. This would explain the erratic symbols appearing (A common problem of a bad ROM) and maybe the erratic game play. Unfortunately the only way to fix this...

Video Game Repair: Wii internet connection, modded wii, modem router
modded wii, modem router, hardwired connections: Gday Alexander, Was this the Firmware 3.4? As there was nothing in it in regards to networking from what I know of. Are you running some funky homebrew wii or a modded wii. (As there was a number of security patches to lock that kind of stuff out)...

Video Game Repair: wats up, mercenaries playground, xbox emulation
mercenaries playground, xbox emulation, xbox copy: Gday Danny, It really depends on what system you have PS2 or Xbox? (So more information is requested) It could be just a simple cleaning of the disk or even your system laser could need cleaning. The only problem I know of is if you have a Xbox copy...

Video Game Repair: williams defender arcade game, defender arcade game, williams defender
defender arcade game, williams defender, smart bomb: Gday Greg, I would first check the buttons itself. If it is an all original machine the older style buttons work by the button pressing down on a flex piece of metal that makes contact to the other piece of metal. Make sure these are actually making contact....

Video Game Repair: wiring for volume adjustment knob, volume control knob, pcb boards
volume control knob, pcb boards, credit buttons: Gday Again Jay, Are we still working on the Tekken Tag Cabinet? You really don t need a volume control adjustment as I believe there is one built into the Tekken Tag Board. (It is near the heat sink) Just adjust it to what volume you want before closing...

Video Game Repair: X-Box 360 Circular Scratch, blockbuster games, x box 360
blockbuster games, x box 360, rubber buffer: Gday Duncan, Unfortunately there is a design flaw in the Xbox 360 that if moved or changed form vertical to horizontal the laser head will scratch your disk. (Microsoft knows about the problem and instead of fixing it added a small warning in the manual...

Video Game Repair: XBOX 360 connection, port router, eithernet
port router, eithernet, wireless router: Gday Art, A couple of things you could do. 1/ Buy a 6 or 8 port router. Which would also need to run another wire to his area. 2/ Get another router in his room. Effectively having 2 routers. (Hook the wire to his room to the router then the router...

Video Game Repair: xbox 360 repair, sticky goop, soft toothbrush
sticky goop, soft toothbrush, q tip: Gday Caleb, Depending if it is under warranty or not. (If it chances are Microsoft will fix it, although they may question my it has Benedryl in it) If it is out of warranty by all means you can fix it yourself. If the system is still functioning okay...

Video Game Repair: my xbox360, video game store, game places
video game store, game places, laser cleaning: Gday Alex, I would be incline to first buy a laser cleaning cd/kit for your sons Xbox 360. Maybe that will help. Depending on the environment the machine is in (Being a teenage kid maybe it s not too good) I would also check his CD for scratches, marks...

Video Game Repair: 1980 williams defender arcade.. stand up, Defender Free Play settings
Defender Free Play settings: Hi there, First thing I would check (With the machine turned off and unplugged) is there is 2 AA Batteries on the main board (If looking from the back of the machine inside they are on the left side towards the front on the bottom of the main board) that...

Video Game Repair: broken psp game, Repairing PSP UMD Disks.
Repairing PSP UMD Disks.: Hi there, There is 2 things you can do provided you disk is not totally scratched up. You can repair the cover. Simple way is to glue the 2 halves back together. I would use a hobby glue (One that puts together models/40K etc) rather than a super glue...

Video Game Repair: 1980 williams defender arcade.. stand up, bourd, space button
Video Game Repair: 1980 williams defender arcade.. stand up, bourd, space button, hyper space

Video Game Repair: scratch's in my ps2 game, circular motion
Video Game Repair: scratch's in my ps2 game, circular motion

Video Game Repair: scratch's in my ps2 game, PS2 removing a scratch from a game
PS2 removing a scratch from a game: Hi there, Now it would depend on how deep the scratch is. Some scratches regardless on how bad they look are only surface. (Basically only scratching the outer protective layer.) Depending on what type of disk and how deep the scratch is the disk may...

Video Game Repair: My UMD is falling apart, model glue, disk case
model glue, disk case, circuitry: Your PSP probably need a hardware boot. Which involves taking the battery out of the unit and not have it plugged into an adaptor. (Then attempting to power on the unit without the battery to disperse any power in the circuitry) Then putting in the battery...

Video Game Repair: video game disc junk, nail polish remover, finger nails
nail polish remover, finger nails, game discs: Hi there, Depending on what type of sticker? I would use Goo-gone for anything paper. I would never use anything that could possibly damage your CD. Some Alcohol based cleaners I would steer clear of. Now some of the plastic stickers are down...

Video Game Repair: defender williams screen dead, molex connectors, dangerous piece
molex connectors, dangerous piece, flyback transformer: Gday Louis, Defender Screen not working? Primarily you have to determine if there is power going to the screen and then check if there is a signal going to there to output. Just beware that the monitor is probably the most dangerous piece of equipment...

Video Game Repair: how to fix ps2 games, playstation games, game disc
Video Game Repair: how to fix ps2 games, playstation games, game disc, circular motion

Video Game Repair: fifa 07 game on ps2, thumb print, smudges
thumb print, smudges, circular motion: Gday there, Providing your PS2 is playing all other disks fine I would think maybe the Fifa disk has something wrong with it. About the only thing that usually causes this is the disk is scratched or is dirty in some way. (Exam the disk and see if you...

Video Game Repair: how to fix ps2 games, dirt and grime, minor scratches
dirt and grime, minor scratches, grand theft auto vice city: Gday there, The simple method of removing scratches is to buff them out usually using some sort of disk buffing system. (They can be cheap or expensive depending on what your get. Often they are a good investment if you have a lot of DVD/CD/Games.) Some...

Video Game Repair: game is not working, game unit, gaming units
game unit, gaming units, stratch: Gday, I would be worried if it is not working, quite often games get scratched by accident and do not work. Often they can be polished back to new or at least a usable condition by using a simple glass cleaner (Nothing with Alcohol in it) and a cloth....

Video Game Repair: gta san anjreas, abrasive cloth, games stores
abrasive cloth, games stores, gta san: Gday, Unfortunitly none of your surgested material is going to help the problem only make it worse. (anything sticky or oily is going to cause you even more problems) The simple method of removing scratches is to buff them out usually using some sort...

Video Game Repair: Kingdomhearts 2, game kingdom, abrasive cloth
game kingdom, abrasive cloth, games stores: Gday, The simple method of removing scratches is to buff them out usually using some sort of disk buffing system. (They can be cheap or expensive) Some games stores or or DVD rental places have them and will do it for you for a few $$$. The key is to...

Video Game Repair: PS2, laser intensity, types of lasers
laser intensity, types of lasers, music disks: Gday again Erica, I would check the simple things first. (Like power plug or board you have it plugged into with something else electronic to confirm that there is indeed power coming to the unit.) Check or replace the PS2 power Cable. Check and see...

Video Game Repair: psp datel tool, magic memory, tool battery
magic memory, tool battery, memory stick: Gday John, You are correct that the Datel Tool Battery is just the same as a Pandora battery and needs the GUI/Easy installer on a memory stick to work. (I believe the instructions on the Datel Tool Battery are not really that clear on the matter) ...

Video Game Repair: question about williams stargate defender upright arcade, williams defender, coin mechs
williams defender, coin mechs, wiring schematics: Gday Josh, Now older arcades machines might be fine but as soon as you move them the movement about might short something out, bump older dust, disconnect something. etc. (So it may have been working just when it got moved it has problems. I work for...

Video Game Repair: Williams Defender Console, power supply voltage, tricky beast
power supply voltage, tricky beast, ram failure: Gday Ricky, Okay the one I am using for reference is a later model board. (Don t think I ve ever seen a early model in person) I assume you also have a late model board as the early model boards aren t common and by my description you found the bank of...

Video Game Repair: ......., eeprom code, magic memory
eeprom code, magic memory, google: Gday John Again, Maybe with you tube will help. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uSP97cuLQ4 The reason I suggested the 2 batteries because you can get the info of the normal one (Back it up to the memory stick) then over write the info on your Pandora...

Video Game Repair: ......., magic memory, memory stick
magic memory, memory stick, s green: Gday John, Maybe there is something wrong with the information on your memory stick (It is usually better to us a Official Sony one if possible) or depending on where or how you made you Pandora battery maybe that is not correct. Because what you should...

Video Game Repair: capcom bowling, pcb board, arcade machines
pcb board, arcade machines, static charge: Gday Keli, For some reason older working arcade machines when moved (Even several feet) stop working. Things to check... With the machine turned off I would unplug and replug any cable from the power supply up to the monitor including the wiring harness...

Video Game Repair: Defender problems, internal speaker, gameboard
internal speaker, gameboard, game board: Gday Andrew, The last time I saw a white screen on a Defender machine the screen was starting to go out. (Although this is a guess and it maybe something else.) The 2 main things that come to mind is A/ Screen has gone out of color alignment or is...

Video Game Repair: eeprom code on slim, hardware modification, exact system
hardware modification, exact system, question thanks: Gday again John, About the only thing I can think of is maybe the Pandora battery has be hardware modified instead of software modified. If it is a hardware modification (meaning there has been a pin cut to the chip in the battery) I am not sure you will...

Video Game Repair: ps2 not reading disc, rubbing alcohol
Video Game Repair: ps2 not reading disc, rubbing alcohol

Video Game Repair: Xbox 360 laser lens not reading games or dvd, dvd drive, pot
Video Game Repair: Xbox 360 laser lens not reading games or dvd, dvd drive, pot, xbox

Video Game Repair: games are scratched and not working, dirt and grime, minor scratches
dirt and grime, minor scratches, abrasive cloth: Gday there, The simple method of removing scratches is to buff them out usually using some sort of disk buffing system. (They can be cheap or expensive depending on what your get they are usually available where ever CD/DVD/Games are sold. Often they...

Video Game Repair: help!, psp memory stick, memory stick reader
psp memory stick, memory stick reader, pbp file: Gday Again John, Unfortunately my previous answer stands. You need to access the memory stick somehow and make sure it has the right boot files on it, it is sounding like it does not. Unfortunately that will involve something that will read said memory...

Video Game Repair: PS2 Fifa07 freezing, thumb print, ps2 title
thumb print, ps2 title, odd person: Gday there, Providing your PS2 is playing all other disks fine I would think maybe the Fifa disk has something wrong with it. About the only thing that usually causes this is the disk is scratched or is dirty in some way. (Exam the disk and see if you...

Video Game Repair: PSP Headphone Jack Malfunctioned, PSP Headphone Jack WiFi Memory card reader replacement
PSP Headphone Jack WiFi Memory card reader replacement: Gday there, What you are going to have to do is replace the entire WiFi wireless/memory stick/sound board. Which is all one peice. Should run you around the $20 US mark. This should fix the problem you have. (No soldering required.) But it will require...

Video Game Repair: ps2 not reading disc, laser intensity, types of lasers
laser intensity, types of lasers, music disks: Gday Again Mehesh, If it is reading not disks at all (Not ever music CDs) then the optical laser reader sounds like it has gone bad. This usually needs to be replaced. Usually it is just as easy to replace the entire PS2. Sorry but I think you are...

Video Game Repair: psp, memory stick reader, handheld unit
memory stick reader, handheld unit, gday: Gday Bob, Well that description sounds a little terminal. The 3 things I would check. First I would do is take out and reseat the battery. Sometime this will reset something. Maybe even try running the unit without the battery only on charger to...

Video Game Repair: psp switch, suspect one, soldiering
suspect one, soldiering, power switch: Gday Hakim, Hopefully this is something minor and nothing major. I would suspect one of 2 things either your switch has somehow broken internally or it has broken away from the circuit board. (I would guess the second) Both are reasonably easy...

Video Game Repair: Xbox 360 laser lens not reading games or dvd, memory unit xbox, worm game
memory unit xbox, worm game, back ups: Gday Again Janine, Yes that does sounds like there is something wrong with your CD unit. Thank you for clarifying why you replaced the lens in the first place. Maybe a replacement of the whole unit rather than just the lens. (It would be nice if it was...

Video Game Repair: Atari Road Blasters Video Game, switching power supply, mode acts
switching power supply, mode acts, dip switches: Gday Brian, What you have is commonly known as monitor burn or Phosphor burn-in. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphor_burn-in Unfortunately with older games it is only a matter of time before you get some type of monitor burn as there is a lot of...

Video Game Repair: ms pac man video game (no picture), power transistor, flyback driver
Video Game Repair: ms pac man video game (no picture), power transistor, flyback driver, arcadeshop

Video Game Repair: my psp is on but black screen, battrey, pandora
Video Game Repair: my psp is on but black screen, battrey, pandora, psp

Video Game Repair: game consol repairs?, ps3 vs xbox 360, game choices
ps3 vs xbox 360, game choices, ring of death: Gday Di, So you ve narrowed it down to 2 consoles. PS3 Vs Xbox 360. From what I have seen repair wise the 360 has more problems that the PS3. I have about a 15 to 1 ratio of people bringing in Xbox 360 to PS3 in the shop I work for. (And we don t even...

Video Game Repair: game problem, minor scratches, game problem
minor scratches, game problem, abrasive cloth: Gday Sean, Unfortunately changing cases is not going to fix your problem. Depending where the scratch is? It might be fixable. Check the disk if the picture side is scratched then you might as well buy yourself a new copy (the picture side is actually...

Video Game Repair: Jr Pac man, dip switches, 12 volt
dip switches, 12 volt, pac man: Gday again Doug, Definitely those voltages don t sound right. Make sure you are checking the multimeter with it set to AC and not DC. (The pacman family original transformers use AC current to power everything) They are really way off? If you test...

Video Game Repair: midway standup galaga, volume control knob, arcade game
volume control knob, arcade game, rewire: Gday Jim, Congratulation on your Galaga purchase it should provide you with hours of fun. The switch you found (Which is probably white) is the safety kill switch of the machine. The way it should work is it is usually mounted on the inside wall of...

Video Game Repair: ms pac man video game (no picture), ms pac man, transformer power supply
ms pac man, transformer power supply, pac man: Gday Again Chuck, Manual can be found at http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/MsPacMan.man.pdf The fuses you are looking for (Provided the machine is fairly much original and not had anything replaced) if you open up the back of the machine and look at...

Video Game Repair: PS2 Slim & Guitar Hero World Tour, guitar hero 3, guitar hero
guitar hero 3, guitar hero, laser intensity: Gday Matt, A lot of people are having issues with Guitar Hero 3 loading. The problem may lie in the fact that GH3 is a DVD9 standard game. (Dual layered Game) There is about only 20 DVD9 games released http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PlayStation_2_DVD-9_games...

Video Game Repair: PS2 Slim, laser intensity, blockbus
laser intensity, blockbus, ps2 slim: Gday Nick, Okay this could be something simple or something more complex. What other disk that are having problem? There are actually 3 types of games a PS2 can play. More that one type of game could point to something wrong with your PS2. What...

Video Game Repair: PSP 8gb micro sd to memory stick pro duo, memory stick pro duo, psp
memory stick pro duo, psp, several times: Gday Habeeb, Usually I find it is best to format the stick in the PSP. There is only 2 things that I can think of that are causing this problem. The first is major - the card does not work or there is something physically wrong with it. Replace...

Video Game Repair: Psp Nand Dump lost, custom firmware, networking area
custom firmware, networking area, game menu: Gday Valerie, Are both your PSP the same model? (Because the files of a fat to slim are different and a slims files can t be used on a fat and vice versa) Probably easiest thing to do is find one of your sons or daughters friends that has the same PSP...

Video Game Repair: playstation 3 online, wep key, wpa key
wep key, wpa key, correct key: Gday Clayton, I would get into your home router and double check all the settings in it. See if it is Dynamically setting (acting as a DHCP) so the router is assign the address or if your IP address are Static IP (Meaning they remain the same on each device)....

Video Game Repair: psp, psp games, laser head
psp games, laser head, bunk bed: Gday BB, PSP + Dropping does not mix.... It sounds like you have broken the back door where the UMD/PSP games go. It actually still should work if you tape it shut. If it does not you have bigger problems. (Rule number one is it still under warranty?...

Video Game Repair: my psp is on but black screen, pitch black, darkened room
pitch black, darkened room, flicker: Gday again Frank, Well you are a bit SOL. At a guess the main processor has probably gone out and the main motherboard probably needs replacing to fix that. I would expect the screen to show something even a flicker or maybe some sort of sound with a...

Video Game Repair: psp games, psp games and movies, outer case
psp games and movies, outer case, google: Gday Cortez, Well that s a new one. (I am basing my explanation on the center of the disk if it is something else let me know) I not sure if you can even get replacement centers for the disks (Or even how you managed to pop one out.) The outer case...

Video Game Repair: psp wet wont work, good starting point, ear plug
good starting point, ear plug, bare minimum: Gday Bianca, PSP don t like water nor do they like being dropped. Thanks for filling me in on this bit it helps me diagnose what could be the problem. I think your machine still has moisture in it or maybe the water has killed off something. Rule...

Video Game Repair: robotron power supply, watt power supply, robotron 2084
watt power supply, robotron 2084, setup menus: Gday Christian, Yes and No. It will only really give you problems with the monitor if it is an original monitor without a built in oscillating transformer power, if it an all original machine the marquee is powered by about 6.5 volts (You might have to...

Video Game Repair: Stargate Defender Repair., williams game, jamma board
williams game, jamma board, joystick buttons: Gday Steve, It really depends on what multi Williams kits you use. Some Multi Williams are kits that plug into your existing Williams hardware and are really extensions of what you have available in your cabinet so if it currently does not work well a...

Video Game Repair: no sound from my board cowboys of moo mesa, mortal combat 2, cowboys of moo mesa
mortal combat 2, cowboys of moo mesa, jamma boards: Gday Mario, You may have blown the speakers in both your x-men and MK2 machines but I think it maybe more of a cast that you may have not just reconnected the harnesses back up properly in the original machines as there is more than the main harness. Both...

Video Game Repair: Williams Defender, williams defender, machine diagnostics
williams defender, machine diagnostics, dip switches: Gday Paul, That is definitely weird. Because the highest scores highest scores and the free play setting are all saved into memory and if one resets the other should as well. Okay the one puzzling thing is that you say you have never been able to get...

Video Game Repair: xbox 360, proof of id, fragile mind
proof of id, fragile mind, mature games: Gday Mandeep, Unfortunately you will not be able do download mature stuff off the old account until your birthday actually ticks over the 18 yo mark. Even then you will have to upgrade you old account. (It a thing called parental control. Surprisingly...

Video Game Repair: xbox 360 broke, upper left quadrant, xbox dashboard
upper left quadrant, xbox dashboard, xbox 360 wireless controller: Gday Wallace, I would first try reset your video setting on your Xbox 360. To reset the display settings of the Xbox 360 console to the default settings, follow these steps: 1. Remove any discs from the disc tray. 2. Turn off the console. ...

Video Game Repair: arkanoid arcade screen, Arkanoid Monitor Problem
Arkanoid Monitor Problem: Gday Mike, You have an interesting problem. It s monitor related but as to exactly what is a little bit perplexing. Manual... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/Arkanoid.man.pdf Now remember the monitor is the most dangerous piece of equipment in...

Video Game Repair: Broken PSP Games, replacement shells, broken shell
replacement shells, broken shell, games stores: Gday Courteney, There are replacement UMD game shells available that will totally replace the outer broken shell with a new shell. They should be available in most good games stores or online (Just Google UMD replacement Shells) They should only cost...

Video Game Repair: bally 91 jacks or better, Video Poker monitor
Video Poker monitor: Gday Keith, Unfortunately like most Video Poker machines I can only really take a wild guess. There is no real online repository for manuals for these machines and without a manual I am fairly much flying blind. Now for the monitor problem it could...

Video Game Repair: Defender machine troubleshoot, Defender Monitor
Defender Monitor: Gday Mark, You probably got a monitor problem. Possible a dry soldier joint, some bad capacitors or maybe even a wiring issue. Usually with a monitor working but you get a bad signal and what you described on the screen it usually not a power issue...

Video Game Repair: Digimon World 3, Repair Scratched disk
Repair Scratched disk: Gday Cris, The simple method of removing scratches is to buff them out. The home units you can get for about $30 are pieces of crap and do more damage than anything only the professional units do a very good job. (I personally use a jfj Easy Pro well...

Video Game Repair: super pacman arcade repair, logic board, pacman
Video Game Repair: super pacman arcade repair, logic board, pacman, power supply

Video Game Repair: Guitar Hero 3 for ps2, guitar hero 3, laser intensity
guitar hero 3, laser intensity, guitar hero: Again GH3 data is formatted on the disk differently then GH1 %26 GH2. (Like the Rock bands disks) I beleive your PS2 is having problems reading the format of the disk like it probably would with Rockband and any other game on this list http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PlayStation_2_DVD-9_games...

Video Game Repair: galaga arcade monitor and buttons out., pcb board, volume knob
pcb board, volume knob, hockey puck: Gday Brian, Sounds like you have a problem relating to the monitor. If the game turns on, your marquee works, it has sound and plays like it okay even though you can t see a picture (IE put in a credit and play as see if the sounds sound right) Then you...

Video Game Repair: Ms Pacman, computer power supply, computer power supplies
computer power supply, computer power supplies, logic board: Gday Ethan, Firstly I will give you the site for visually diagnosing what is wrong with you Pac Man Machine via what is on your screen. http://www.arcadegameover.com/pactrouble.html (Although nothing there really matches up with what you mentioned)...

Video Game Repair: ms pacman, dip switches, pcb board
dip switches, pcb board, real tools: Gday Mike, Manual... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/MsPacMan.man.pdf Lets start with a few basics. (No Real tools involved) With the machine turned off/Unplugged. Open up the back of the machine. Check the fuses on the power supply at the bottom...

Video Game Repair: PSP, Wet PSP
Wet PSP: Gday Saad, Now when you say got wet are we talking rain/water wet or are we talking soda/juice/drink wet? If it is just water I d say it probably still wet inside the unit. You probably need to remove the casing completely or disassemble it alittle...

Video Game Repair: pacman video game, Pac Man Monitor Problem.
Pac Man Monitor Problem.: Gday Gaye, Sounds like you have a problem relating to the monitor. (2nd question in the same number of days on Pacman Monitors) If the game turns on, your marquee lights up, it has sound and plays like it okay even though you can t see a picture (IE put...

Video Game Repair: plz help :), PS2 Slim Laser/lens failure
PS2 Slim Laser/lens failure: Gday Marwan, Unfortunately there is very little you can adjust on the PS2 Slim lens. Sounds like the laser has begun to fail so it will read CD (Black and purple based games will play fine as they are CD based) but reading DVDs (Silver CD games) The...

Video Game Repair: ps2, PS2 Power failing after Len clean
PS2 Power failing after Len clean: Gday Ian, Depending on which model you have. If you have a slim model I don t have a clue as just cleaning the lens by opening the top should not cause the thing not to power on. Even if you majorly damage the lens and CD drive I would expect the...

Video Game Repair: psp, gday, system settings
gday, system settings, default settings: I would attempt a Settings system settings restore default settings and see if this helps Gday Lauri, I would attempt a Settings system settings restore default settings and see if this helps? (Which probably will not help) It sounds like a button...

Video Game Repair: Stargate, Stargate RAM problem
Stargate RAM problem: Gday Roger, Manual... http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manuals/stargate/stargate_upright_instruction_manual.pdf By what you are indicating it sounds like it is having a RAM issue. Probably combined with a Vertical/horizontal hold issue with the monitor...

Video Game Repair: stargate defender, robotron 2084, rom chips
robotron 2084, rom chips, rom board: Gday James, Manual... http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manuals/defender/defender_later_pcb_setup_booklet.pdf By what you are indicating it sounds like it is having a ROM issue. The Multicolored Snow is a typical on bootup if it then changes to the Greenish...

Video Game Repair: super pacman arcade repair, dip switches, game repair
dip switches, game repair, repair question: Gday again Ron, Sound like it is almost there. Since you have power to the machine and the screen is showing something we can do some testing. (Oh your marquee not working is probably the Fluro tube or the ballast. Depending if you want to keep the machine...

Video Game Repair: video game resets to
Gday Bill, Excellent news bill, glad it is working again. Unfortunately you are right there is no free play available via the dip switches, I have no idea why Data East did not put this in there. But you idea of putting in a push button parallel to...

Video Game Repair: Xbox 360 Repair, Fried Xbox 360
Fried Xbox 360: Gday Nick, Normally I would go into a try this etc and deal with scenarios. But Lightning hitting the house resulting in a shower of sparks out of the plug your 360 was plugged into. I d safely say something on your motherboard is more than likely fried....

Video Game Repair: Defender RAM failure, Defender RAM problem
Defender RAM problem: Gday Ruby, A RAM Failure error on you Defender machine is something fairly easy and very cheap to fix yourself. Rather than pay a arcade repairman X amount per hour and jacked up parts prices. Should take you about 30 mins to fix and under $10 even if...

Video Game Repair: DS touch screen clip, DS Screen Clip
DS Screen Clip: Gday Ry, If it is just the clip the holds the Cable in place then you might be able to get away with taping it into place but unfortunately you might have damaged the clip as there are quite a lot of contacts on it. Now note the clip sandwiches the...

Video Game Repair: Game Error, Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 Crashing
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 Crashing: Gday Damien, Depending on what system is on. I would wipe out all saved data & remove the patch. (If it is a PC then reinstall the game.) I would also send a nice email off to Konami or whatever the customer service states in the manual stating the...

Video Game Repair: Ms Pac Man top of screen is cut-off some, Ms Pacman Monitor Adjustment
Ms Pacman Monitor Adjustment: Gday Again Barb, There should also be a couple of buttons next to it. (Now I might have this wrong because the monitor type can be both Horizontal and Vertical but depending on the game horizontal becomes vertical because the way the monitor is situated....

Video Game Repair: music question on ps3, Connect iPod to PS3
Connect iPod to PS3: Gday Steve, Unfortunately current video game consoles don t play nice with the iPod. I Believe the thinking behind it is now music is now considered a portable medium and there is no need to have it in a fixed location so sadly the consoles do tend to...

Video Game Repair: Nintendo DS Lite, DS Not powering on
DS Not powering on: Gday Tricia, Does the unit stay on if you power it on with the charger connected? If it does more than likely it could be the battery. As even if the battery is faulty you should be able to power it on with the charger connected. (Actually once it...

Video Game Repair: PS3 games not loading, PS3 Blu Ray Drive fialing after update
PS3 Blu Ray Drive fialing after update: Gday Dave, Unfortunately this is happening to a number of people. It appears that whatever the Update/Patch to the PS3 is taxing/stressing the Bluray lens/drive and possible causing it to fail. Of course Sony will never state that. (Most often then not...

Video Game Repair: PS3 Harddrive, PS3 Hard Disk
PS3 Hard Disk: Gday Michael, I would double check the connections to the hard drive in your PS3. Unplug and replug them just in cast. (You ve probably already done this) If the error continues I would be thinking about replacing the 320 GB drive because maybe it...

Video Game Repair: PSP won't load internet browser, Wet PSP
Wet PSP: Gday Merry, Now you are sure it was just water wet or are we talking soda/juice/drink wet? If it is just water I d say it probably still wet inside the unit. You probably need to remove the casing completely or disassemble it alittle and sit it some...

Video Game Repair: Psp speakers, PSP Sound problems
PSP Sound problems: Gday again Eliazar, Again I not 100% sure what you have possibly damaged doing this mod to your PSP. It would depend on if you are soldering or just clipping stuff in and as to where you attached stuff too. You might have just blown the speakers (Although...

Video Game Repair: pacman joystick, Arcade Joystick problems.
Arcade Joystick problems.: Gday Robert, By the sounds of it all that has happened is the Joystick has probably come loose from the mounting. You possibly need just 4 nuts and 4 washers to re-attach the Ms Pacman Joystick to the mounting plate. Now the tricky part getting inside...

Video Game Repair: pacman screen issue, Pacman Monitor
Pacman Monitor: Gday Again Daryl, Depending on where about you are I would do a search for Arcade parts, maybe you have a dealer locally. You could always ask anywhere there are Arcade machines in your area and see who services them, usually they point you in the right...

Video Game Repair: ps2, PS2 glitching
PS2 glitching: Gday Christie, That sounds like something is over heating, probably the processor, if it is doing it on all games and after a certain number of hours. (If it is an older Fat First Generation PS2 I would definitely say it full of dust or fluff.) Buy...

Video Game Repair: ps3 tray, PS3 Blu Ray Drive
PS3 Blu Ray Drive: Gday Euan, Firstly chop little sisters hands off so she will not be inclined to do it again. (I fondly remember stories with VCR s and toast. LOL) I would power on the PS3. Press the eject button so the door opens. Then pull the power plug so the...

Video Game Repair: Questions about XBOX360, Xbox 360 DVD Drive problems
Xbox 360 DVD Drive problems: Gday Jasmine, You will need first to find out what type of DVD drive is in you Xbox 360 before replacing it with the exact same model. (Xbox 360 need the same model drive that is currently fitted in them to work I would follow this guide http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/Xbox_360_DVD_Drive_Comparison.htm...

Video Game Repair: robo 2084, Robotron Arcade
Robotron Arcade: Gday Robo, Actually the multicolored scrambled pixels is normal on bootup of Williams game of the time. (And we know your monitor is working) Manual... http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manuals/robotron/robotron_upright_instruction_manual_mar_82.pdf ...

Video Game Repair: street fighter 2 vintage cabinet, ROM Error Street Fighter II Arcade
ROM Error Street Fighter II Arcade: Quite possibly that is a ROM error. I ve also seen Street Fighter with some very glitchy characters but fine backgrounds. (Usually a ROM error although sometimes it a Processor error. (If it is a Processor it s cheaper to but a second hand board rather...

Video Game Repair: Warranty, Xbox Warranty
Xbox Warranty: Gday Devan, Usually Warranty goes on time you purchased the unit and not the condition or hours used. According to the Xbox site The Warranty is 12 months for the Xbox 360 Console (three years for conditions that either cause three lights on the...

Video Game Repair: want to know what is it......., sound card drivers, operation flashpoint
sound card drivers, operation flashpoint, game platform: Gday again, Other than possibly reinstalling/updating your drivers for your sound card I can think of any thing else. (Again probably send an email off Codemasters Customer Services with your PC specs and error message) Sorry I could no help you further....

Video Game Repair: x-men arcade issues, Xmen 6 player Arcade
Xmen 6 player Arcade: Gday Henry, Unfortunately I have never seen a X-men 6 player manual. (They should be out there just have never come across one) So here is a 4 player manual.... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/Xmen.man.pdf Now the difference between a 4 and...

Video Game Repair: xbox in jamaica, Running a PAL Xbox in NTSC region.
Running a PAL Xbox in NTSC region.: Gday Ashton, If you are originally from the UK (PAL) and taken you X-box to Jamaica (NTSC) then a normal component TV and cables will give you B/W on a color TV. Just like playing any PAL regional equipment on a NTSC TV. So you are faced with doing...

Video Game Repair: Clutch Hitter., Clutch Hitter Arcade Repair
Clutch Hitter Arcade Repair: Gday Butchie, Good starting point is a manual.... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/ClutchHitter.man.pdf On having a look at the manual it appears that Clutch Hitter may have been a conversion game which usually means the game is installed into a pre-existing...

Video Game Repair: Cocktail Ms. Pacman scrambled, PAC MAN error
PAC MAN error: Gday Steve, I think you might be right and it was probably more a case of the machine having to warm back up, power to re-energize components (Capacitors in particular) on the PCB that have dispersed all power from then due to sitting for a year. You...

Video Game Repair: cap com arcade bowling game, Arcade Repairman
Arcade Repairman: Gday Again Rick, Probably best place to find a tech is find a place with Arcade machines (Laundry Mat, Cinema, Local Pizza shop etc. Any place that is a large entertainment chain like a Chucky Cheeze usually has inhouse staff that will occasionally do...

Video Game Repair: monitor/ no signal, vga monitor, better graphics
Video Game Repair: monitor/ no signal, vga monitor, better graphics, flat screen

Video Game Repair: Gorf Arcade Video problem, Gorf Monitor
Gorf Monitor: Gday John, I know this is going to sound stupid and I would have though the repair guy would have attempted this as well. (Seeing he charged you $25 for crappy service) But have you tried adjusting the V-hold, V-size, V-pos, H-hold, H-size, H-pos on the...

Video Game Repair: I hope my xbox is dead, Xbox 360 no video
Xbox 360 no video: Gday Cole, Quite possible it is dead. Unfortunately if you have a problem with you Xbox 360 once usually you can expect to have more problems once it is fixed. (Typically I would never get Gamestop to fix anything because usually they don t do it properly,...

Video Game Repair: hpsp fell, PSP broken
PSP broken: Gday Alex, Unfortunately it sounds fairly terminal. (Your need a UMD assembly for sure) Try pulling the battery out of the unit plugging in a charger and powering it on without the battery. (Occasionally this may work pointing to a bad battery or broken...

Video Game Repair: IGT DRAW 80 POKER MACHINE, IGT Draw Poker Coin Error
IGT Draw Poker Coin Error: Gday Donna, Unfortunately I can find manuals from most modern Poker machines online. (Something probably to do with if you have a manual you could probably figure out how the machine works and therefore how to cheat at it. Casinos don t particularly like...

Video Game Repair: monitor/ no signal, Roadburner Machines Hard Drive
Roadburner Machines Hard Drive: Gday Again Chad, Hopefully I read correctly and you have 2 Roadburner Machines? If the machine works for about 3-4 hours and then fails usually that points to something again overheating or something physically failing while running. Since I addressed...

Video Game Repair: PAC man stand up, Test Screen Pac Man
Test Screen Pac Man: Gday William, I am not sure I quite understand the question. If it is stuck or boots up on the maintenance screen I would suggest you check the Dip switches on the game board (Making sure they are all off) and the Test Switch inside the Coin door (Making...

Video Game Repair: Playstation 3, PS3 Rubber Protectors
PS3 Rubber Protectors: Gday Tim, By the look of the pix it like this is the underneath of the main PCB and the other side had all the major chips and heat syncs and whatnot. Check to see where these rubber piece (If they where there) would line up too if placed back together....

Video Game Repair: Poker Machine, Poker Machine Monitor
Poker Machine Monitor: Gday Robert, I ve stated a number of times before poker machines are reasonably hard to find manuals for online because companies come and go fast and it seams that there is a huge amount of machines made each year. But in your case the company is still...

Video Game Repair: PS2 problem, PS2 interferance with picture.
PS2 interferance with picture.: Gday Saul, Sounds like there is interference funning down your Cable from your PS2 to the TV. Check to see where the PS2 is situated and where the cable is running to the back of your TV. Maybe something electrical is running near the cable to your...

Video Game Repair: PS2 Savegames from PC ?, PS2 Memory files to PC
PS2 Memory files to PC: Gday Pablo, You will need a device that will read your PS2 memory cards to a PC. So I look into a couple of devices called a XPort or Portshark. With these you can transfer files to the PC and Internet. (But you will need the receiver of these files...

Video Game Repair: psp 1001, PSP Headphone Jack broken
PSP Headphone Jack broken: Gday Kim, Definitely sounds like he had broken off the headphone jack inside the PSP. Now it may be able to be repaired just you would need to solder to resolder on the headphone jack onto the PCB board it was attached to. It s probably broken away...

Video Game Repair: psp 3000 display, DW40 PSP don't mix.
DW40 PSP don't mix.: Gday Charlie, I would probably say the DW40 has reacted to the LCD screen or even the plastic cover on the screen. It should not have too badly. I would probably suggest attempting to pull it apart and attempt to clean. Hopefully that will fix it or...

Video Game Repair: psp with a broken off switch, PSP 3001 broken on/off Switch
PSP 3001 broken on/off Switch: Gday Luis, Most common problem is the actual on off switch has broken away from the mother board. Usually because the unit has been dropped or mishandled in some way. Depending on the damage to the switch you could possible solder it back into place,...

Video Game Repair: psp ms reader, PSP motherboard 200 series
PSP motherboard 200 series: Gday Again Ken, The part you need contains the card reader and Wi-Fi all on one board, basically it the mother board.. And actually I miss quoted you with the price (I read your model number wrong though it was a 3000 series and not a 200 series.) will...

Video Game Repair: psp repair, PSP Headphone Jack
PSP Headphone Jack: Gday Kim, Ideally it would be nice to solder back into place (You might have even been able to solder back the other one) If you don t know anyone try talking to a specialty electronics store. (Realistically it should not cost a heap to get it soldered...

Video Game Repair: SYSYTEM, PSP not showing anything
PSP not showing anything: Gday Alfonso, There is really no way that your PSP screen should fail to show you something and it being related to a software problem. UNLESS you have some non-standard Non-Sony homebrew/hack/mod software installed over the original operating system....

Video Game Repair: Big Rig Truckin' Video Game, 18 wheeler american pro trucker, ticket redemption
18 wheeler american pro trucker, ticket redemption, redemption game: Can I get some more information on this game? (Who makes it etc is it really called Big Rig Truckin ?) The only Big Rig Truckin I know is a ticket redemption game made by benchmark games and the only truck driving games I know of are 18 Wheeler: American...

Video Game Repair: Certain sounds not working., bush fires in australia, steel talons
bush fires in australia, steel talons, sound chips: Gday Tim, (Apologies for my late reply on this item been dealing with property loss with the bush fires in Australia) Manual...... http://www.cityofberwyn.com/manuals/StunRunner.pdf Congrat s on owning such a unique piece of Arcade history, it is...

Video Game Repair: D.S. Top Screen Tint, ninetndo, screw driver
ninetndo, screw driver, tints: Gday Josh, Unfortunately to fix this you may have to pull your DS completely to pieces and remove any trace of probably what is left of the dried up sticky goop spite mess inside you DS. You are going to need a special ninetndo tri-screw driver, cleaning...

Video Game Repair: defender console, robotron 2084, ram failure
robotron 2084, ram failure, ram chips: Gday Mark, Manual (Which is always a good start)..... http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manualsdefender.html You need to diagnose this further to find out which RAM is failing and check it. (Occasionally the RAM Chip contacts become dirty or becomes...

Video Game Repair: Big Rig Truckin' Video Game, redemption game
Video Game Repair: Big Rig Truckin' Video Game, redemption game

Video Game Repair: Old Video Poker, whole shabang, poker machine
Video Game Repair: Old Video Poker, whole shabang, poker machine, grayhound

Video Game Repair: ps3 broken, lint, cuz
Video Game Repair: ps3 broken, lint, cuz, dirt

Video Game Repair: Ms. Pacman arcade machine, volume control knob, ms pacman
volume control knob, ms pacman, ribbon cable: Gday Heidi, Depending if you machine is all original as sometime the machine is modified to have a volume control knob located in the coin door or elsewhere. The volume control knob typically is mounted on the PCB board. If you open up the back and...

Video Game Repair: Old Video Poker, video poker machines, arcade machines
video poker machines, arcade machines, video problem: Gday Bob, Manuals for Video poker machines are fairly hard to find on the net because they aren t as collectable as arcade machines and there are so many of them. I looked and could not find anything with Super Draw (Any other manufacture marking on...

Video Game Repair: Playstation 2, static interference, ps2 games
static interference, ps2 games, interferance: Gday Sam, You have yourself a weird problem. I would expect you should have problems with games as well but it appears that this is not the case. The few things I would try are as follows:- Clean the Laser lens and see if this fixes the problem....

Video Game Repair: PSP Problems, visible cracks, lcd screen
visible cracks, lcd screen, umd: Gday Fredrick, Sounds like you have a broken or Cracked LCD screen. (Does it have the same visible cracks on the screen when you play a UMD or Game? If it does it s definitely the LCD screen.) Probably need to replace the screen. Which is a reasonable...

Video Game Repair: ps3 broken, carpet fiber, piece of dirt
carpet fiber, piece of dirt, hair etc: Gday Ken, My first question is is it still under warranty? (If it is I would not bother mucking about with it send it straight off to get fixed) If it is not under warranty you are facing one of 2 possibilities that could be wrong with it. The first...

Video Game Repair: psp wet voulume buttons, sticky goop, anything but water
sticky goop, anything but water, volume button: Gday Logan, I would suspect it is not fried but rather whatever you spilt on your PSP is blocking the signal from the rubber pad that makes contact with the PCB. If it is water that sitting it in a hot dry place for a few days may fix the problem. If...

Video Game Repair: williams defender 1979, robotron 2084, williams defender
robotron 2084, williams defender, test screens: Gday Graig, I would at a guess think it is a problem with your monitor. Manual. (Because they are so handy) http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manualsdefender.html When you turn on the game (particularly when it is becoming distorted) I would put...

Video Game Repair: 3rd led light, access panel, multimeter
access panel, multimeter, capacitor: Gday Again Brandon, I would suggest you probably spend a few dollars and invest in a multimeter this will make trouble shooting just that little bit easier. You will then be able to isolate it down to exactly where it is failing. I really don t know...

Video Game Repair: Arcade repair, wire strippers, laundry mat
wire strippers, laundry mat, arcade machines: Gday Andrew, It would really depend on how bad shape the X-men game is in and how technical you want to get. Most common problems you yourself will be able to fix or at least diagnose as Arcade repair usually does not come cheap. Minimum you will require...

Video Game Repair: Defender Stargate display problem, control knobs, horizontal sync
control knobs, horizontal sync, vertical sync: Gday again David, That is sounding more like something is either loose or a bad solder joint somewhere or even a bad power voltage causing something to work or not work. (Still could be capacitors) Simple test is with the machine on try bumping or...

Video Game Repair: Donkey Kong - Jump button works intermittently, donkey kong arcade, jump button
donkey kong arcade, jump button, donkey kong: Gday Jay, I would suspect you possibly have stretched the harness (You could check the wiring by running a current thru the wire, while not connected to the PCB, and checking the voltage drop thru it to see if there is a break or needing it to be replaced....

Video Game Repair: defender stargate, multimeter, capacitor
multimeter, capacitor, fuses: Gday Brendan, Could be any number of things on the power supplies. Check the simple things first. Connection with the Multex plugs going on to the power supply. Check the fuses make sure they are correct or not blown. Pull the board out and check...

Video Game Repair: PS3 games not loading, radio shack, electronics stores
Video Game Repair: PS3 games not loading, radio shack, electronics stores, lint

Video Game Repair: The much feared wlan switch on the psp, mother board, youtube video
mother board, youtube video, psp: Gday Taylor, It s a common problem with the older PSP (The newer slims the switch is on the top). PSP really don t like being dropped do they. The switch is probably busted off the board inside the machine. If the switch feels like it works but does...

Video Game Repair: Ms Pac Man Start Up Problem, ms pac man, rom chips
ms pac man, rom chips, pac man: Gday Matthew, First check dip switch #8 on your Main PCB and make sure it is OFF. (Maybe turn in on and then off it could be bumped and halfway between.) Also make sure you turn off dip switch #7 as well. Just in case. If these are on they will cause...

Video Game Repair: Ms Pacman, ms pacman, error codes
ms pacman, error codes, octane: Gday Brad, I would then go to this wonderful site that will narrow down your possibilities via what is displayed on the screen. (It may not be an easy fix but at least it may point you in the right direction) http://www.arcadegameover.com/pactrouble.html...

Video Game Repair: HAVING PROBLEMS WITH ARCADE, arcade equipment, bad memory
arcade equipment, bad memory, gday: Gday Dan, Took me a while to find a manual for this one, although technically it not a very good manual as the error is not in there. http://www.jammaboards.com/arcade_manuals/1066-in-1_Games_Family_Manual.pdf The sound should be an easy fix. Remember...

Video Game Repair: PS3, worth wile, gday
worth wile, gday, 7o: Gday Pat, Hopefully you are referring to the PS3 will not read any of your PS# disks. If it is out of warranty I would first try a bluray lens cleaner CD. See if that fixes the problem. Then you are faced with pulling the unit apart and cleaning it...

Video Game Repair: PS3 games not loading, isopropyl alcohol, laser head
isopropyl alcohol, laser head, reading glasses: Gday Shawn, Sounds alittle like your PS3 Lens has gone bad or going bad and or whatever you cleaned it with has caused the problem to get worse. I would re-clean the lens with some form of cleaning alcohol making sure it a high % alcohol something like...

Video Game Repair: ps3, constant heat, power strip
constant heat, power strip, standby mode: Gday Again Joe, Oh standby mode. Which means the machine is off but the circuitry is powered. Which again goes with what I was saying about the machine being totally powered down and back on again putting a small amount of strain on components while if...

Video Game Repair: psp 2001 Pandora batt, modded psp, hardware modification
modded psp, hardware modification, battery switch: Gday Scott, One question how does the battery switch between Pandora and regular? Does it have a switch mounted on it? Usually a Pandora batter can be modified from a regular battery via either software or hardware modification. The only difference...

Video Game Repair: psp problem, memory stick reader, pcb board
memory stick reader, pcb board, headphone jack: Gday Ray, Well it s either the memory stick or the memory stick reader inside your PSP. Does your machine also have problem with wireless connection? Does the headphone jack work? (As the memory stick reader, wireless board and headphone jack are...

Video Game Repair: Roadblasters wheel problem., optical board, fire buttons
optical board, fire buttons, optic disc: Gday Mike, Well I would first check the wiring and make sure the Molex is plugged into the optical board in the steering wheel. I would then reseat the connector on the main board. (If your fire buttons also do not work then that is definitely the problem.)...

Video Game Repair: Wet PSP, sticky goop, recovery menu
sticky goop, recovery menu, game medal of honor: Gday Muhammed, You have a bit of a weird problem. I would suspect that the Red Bull is shorting out a contact and it is like a button is stuck down or in a rapid fire mode. (and it is something that effects the XMB browser and not game. Could definitely...

Video Game Repair: Guitar Hero Guitar, screw driver, tool box
Video Game Repair: Guitar Hero Guitar, screw driver, tool box

Video Game Repair: how to fix video poker machine, video poker machine, poker machines
video poker machine, poker machines, arcade machine: Gday Jason, Could be 3 things. (I usually have so much problems finding manuals for Poker Machines) *Screen* Your Screen may have blown/gone out of alignment/needing to be fixed. We know the screen is partially working because it turns white. A couple...

Video Game Repair: fixing a video, game work, buffing pads
game work, buffing pads, independent game: Gday Al, Unfortunately tooth paste is not going to really help it (Apart from making it smell minty fresh) What you need to do is get the disk professionally buffed/resurfaced. Usually you would have to go to a CD exchange, Independent Game store...

Video Game Repair: Guitar Hero Guitar, guitar hero, broken guitar
guitar hero, broken guitar, broken guitar hero: Dear Jake, In order to see if it is able to be fixed or not you would have to buy a special screw driver in order to open the guitar. Unfortunately it seems best to buy a new guitar when you weigh the odds of cost and repair risks against the cost of...

Video Game Repair: the game, cloudy area, madden nfl 2008
cloudy area, madden nfl 2008, professional unit: Gday Aston, Check the picture side of the disk for any scratches, marks, nicks. (Because the actual data is just underneath the photo/top of the disk, the information is stored not the plastic shiny side of the disk that is just the protection.) If it is...

Video Game Repair: Jamma & Mame Multicade : Coin Op?, jamma mame, jamma harness
jamma mame, jamma harness, arcade boards: Gday Sho, There is very little difference between most Mame and Jamma Multicades other than really the IO. Most Jamma Multicade are running some type of Mame or something similar to Mame but have a Jamma IO interface instead of just a straight PC interface....

Video Game Repair: Jamma Street Fighter Credits, street fighter 2 games, canadian loonie
street fighter 2 games, canadian loonie, coin mech: Gday Again Sho, It sounds like the coin door is only wired for one coin mech even though there is 2. Allot of people don t wire it up or even some of the standard Jamma harness I have seen don t have the wire for the second coin mech. So we will have...

Video Game Repair: Ms Pac Man right side of screen fading, ms pac man, ms pacman
ms pac man, ms pacman, screen fades: Gday Matt, Congratulations on your purchase of first Arcade machine (You can t stop at one you know). Manual... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/MsPacMan.man.pdf Firstly I will give you the site for visually diagnosing what is wrong with you Ms...

Video Game Repair: ms pacman - vintage, ms pacman, pcb board
ms pacman, pcb board, mid game: Gday Linda, I think you might be guessing right. Usually parts of the machine will power up and work even if one piece is out. Marquee will come up even if PCB Board and Monitor are out, Marquee and sound will work even if Monitor is out. The fact...

Video Game Repair: PS3 problems, ps1 game, playstation store
ps1 game, playstation store, cloudy lens: Gday Leslie, I would go with the Lens theory. Hard drive is fine or you would have problems with your download games. But is sounds like a Lens/Laser problem. It sounds like the laser is reading the information but is having a huge problem doing it that...

Video Game Repair: PSP 3000 blank screen, sbl games llc, psp 3000
sbl games llc, psp 3000, fix: Be sure that the PSP isn t going into standby mode by pressing a button to see if the screen returns to normal. If not I would first try to see about a Warranty. Otherwise, you can always send it in to a repair service to get a diagnostic. We offer a PSP diagnostic...

Video Game Repair: About my PSP?, psp headphone jack, psp speakers
psp headphone jack, psp speakers, broke psp: Dear Robert, It sounds like your headphone jack may have been knocked loose or broken off from the Logic board. When you don t have the headphones plugged in, and you are just using the PSP speakers, do you hear both the music and song or just the song...

Video Game Repair: PSP Continues to restart., button board, buttons work
button board, buttons work, time screen: Gday Mitch, Apologize for the lateness in the reply to this question. Got stuck in the wonder Allexpert system) I belive you probably have a short or maybe even cracked button board. The Button/Power Switch circuit Board is all one piece so it probably...

Video Game Repair: PSP slim, ribbon cable, dollar piece
ribbon cable, dollar piece, gday: Gday Kim, Well it could be a couple of things. I am assuming it is quite savable because if it was majorly busted sound from a game or UMD would not be possible. Your probably going to have to work on your son to get the truth out of him as to how it...

Video Game Repair: playstation 3 /fuzzy blurry words, hd tv, quality check
hd tv, quality check, video mode: Gday Joann, Depending on what kind of TV you have I would check and see what settings you have both your PS3 and TV on. If you are using a HD TV make sure your TV and PS3 are set to the right video mode. If you are using a regular TV make sure you PS3...

Video Game Repair: psp, disc read error, psp disc read problems
disc read error, psp disc read problems, psp won't read games: Dear Adam, There could be a couple different issues. Sometimes there is a small plastic switch that is broken off which is held down when a UMD is inserted. Other times it could be a bad lens, UMD reader, UMD motor, bent UMD tray, and sometimes simply...

Video Game Repair: Repair home arcade game, ribbon cable, home arcade
ribbon cable, home arcade, vertical hold: Gday Cory, Usually all adjustments for monitors are either mounted on the back or side of the monitor chassis they should be little white knobs. Occasionally the monitor will have an extension off them with small ribbon cable that attaches to a PCB with...

Video Game Repair: Replaced PSP wi-fi board. Now the lcd screen doesn't work., light fuse, backlight
light fuse, backlight, fuses: Gday there, Here is the information you seek. http://www.llamma.com/PSP/repair/images/PSP_fuse/Fd-Fuse.jpg http://www.llamma.com/PSP/repair/PSP_fuse_repair.htm The only thing I will add is that fuses are usually in place for a reason and they also...

Video Game Repair: I can't see any thing, broke psp screen, how to fix my psp
broke psp screen, how to fix my psp, broken psp: Dear Carlos, It sounds like you have broke your screen. If it isn t broken you may have knocked the cable loose. You can buy a replacement for cheap and fix it yourself or there are good repair services available. I recommend www.sblgames.com/pages/home...

Video Game Repair: video game repair, video game stores, nintendo product
video game stores, nintendo product, game repair: Gday Willie, Simple enough there is an actual official nintendo product called Wii Lens Cleaning Kit. Should be available at all good video game stores or can be bought online through the usual sources for about $20USD. Hope this helps. Octan...

Video Game Repair: which xbox 360 driver?, copy game, gday
copy game, gday, xbox 360: Gday Nira, I believe the Hitachi drive is the X-box are capable of reading most if not all DVD media (RW, R) but definitely have a problem reading and CDR (They appear to be fine on the CDRW) Usually the burn speed is usually better the slower you get....

Video Game Repair: xbox360 not readind games but reading everything else fine, xbox 360 games, reading game
xbox 360 games, reading game, game disc: Gday Jeff, That s a bit of a weird one. I would suspect if you have lens/laser problems it would be having problems on both DVD and Games. Since both are the same DVD media (most Xbox 360 games are DVD) some are DVD9 (Duel layer DVD). If it is doing...

Video Game Repair: defender game, boca raton florida, robotron 2084
boca raton florida, robotron 2084, horizontal sync: Gday Lou, Usually with a monitor working sometime and other not usually it is a power issue. (IE game is on I can hear sound, marquee lights up but nothing is displayed on the screen) Simple test is with the machine on try bumping or rocking the cabinet...

Video Game Repair: NBA JAM Session Tournament Edition Arcade, daisy daisy, correct button
Video Game Repair: NBA JAM Session Tournament Edition Arcade, daisy daisy, correct button, turbo button

Video Game Repair: PS3 plays everything but PS3 games, call of duty, games
Video Game Repair: PS3 plays everything but PS3 games, call of duty, games

Video Game Repair: my psp memory stick, memory stick, piece of paper
Video Game Repair: my psp memory stick, memory stick, piece of paper, little bit

Video Game Repair: hor and vert control, ribbon cable, butt end
ribbon cable, butt end, horizontal hold: Gday again Dan, Glad you found those Pots on the monitor. (Completely forgot they might look like that due to the age of the machine) Manual (Conversion one but the best I could find) http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/BigEventGolf.man.pdf What...

Video Game Repair: NBA JAM Session Tournament Edition Arcade, nba jam session, game thanks
nba jam session, game thanks, microswitch: Gday Megan, You have your work cut out for you. Wiring can be frustrating. Here is a manual for NBA JAM (Should be the same as Tournament Edition as it was just an upgrade from the original. Hopefully the wiring is just the same.) http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/NBAJam.man.pdf...

Video Game Repair: PS3 plays everything but PS3 games, cover ps1, ps3 games
cover ps1, ps3 games, bluray movies: Gday Janelle, You are on the right track. I would have a guess that if you tried a Bluray movie it would also have the same problem. Although there is only one lens in the machine the laser has the ability to read 3 types of media. CD based (Music, PS1...

Video Game Repair: my psp memory stick, memory stcik, 2s
memory stcik, 2s, 1s: Believe it or not it is probably the card. I ve experienced this several times. For some reason Sony brand 4GB and 8GB give this problem sometimes. Try buying a Sandisk or Kingston brand Memory stick and you should not get the same errors. There was I link...

Video Game Repair: psp orange light, orange light, game play
orange light, game play, psp: It could be a number of things. I would send it to Sony if your under Warranty. Otherwise, there are several repair shops online. I wouldn t worry too much about it though as long as it still works and doesn t interrupt any normal functions of game play...

Video Game Repair: psp sound doesn't work with headset, logic board, sound settings
logic board, sound settings, psp headset: Dear Marc, I would first try to find someone with a PSP that you can try the headphones on to eliminate them as being faulty. If that is not the problem than you should check your PSP sound settings and that the plug is getting a clean, proper connection....

Video Game Repair: static, electrical cables, component connection
electrical cables, component connection, component cable: Gday Rocky, First you have to find out what is causing the fuzzy static. My guess would be the Component connection into your PS2. Most often the connection does not sit right in the PS2 and it has to be rocked to unplugged and re-plugged to get it to...

Video Game Repair: upright defender game, robotron 2084, score button
robotron 2084, score button, arcade machines: Gday Brian, Sounds like something has shifted in the machine making the monitor go out of alignment. I highly doubt an option has stretched the machine screen out of proportion. http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manualsdefender.html I would follow the...

Video Game Repair: Xbox 360 General Hardware failure, xbox 360 error code, fix
xbox 360 error code, fix, repair: Erik, If you open your 360, you will void your warranty. Otherwise, if you don t have a warranty you will want to go to purchase an xbox 360 x-clamp kit. It will usually come with thermal paste, custom fit screws, and both metal and nylon washers. To...

Video Game Repair: xbox360 disc tray, disc tray, pain in the butt
disc tray, pain in the butt, xbox 360: Gday Cody, Had this problem on a number of machines myself. Best way to fix it is you have to pull you 360 to pieces and take out the drive. Once your have the CD drive out you have to take the cover off it. and clean all the drive tracks. Anywhere...

Video Game Repair: 1980 Monte Carlo Arcade Screen Doesn't Work, flyback transformer, lazy hack
flyback transformer, lazy hack, arcade game: Gday Dominic, Does sound like you either have a screen or power to the screen problem. (If the marquee light works and the sounds sound right even if you can t see anything on the screen your machine is still okay just you ve got monitor problems.) ...

Video Game Repair: Big Event Golf game freezes, pcb boards, dip switches
pcb boards, dip switches, random spots: Gday Kevin, Well it could be a number of things. Hopefully nothing too major. Here is a manual... http://www.crazykong.com/manuals/BigEventGolf.man.pdf Okay I would first check the easy things, since this appears to be a multi PCB I would first...

Video Game Repair: CD XBOX 360 Video Game Repair, light scratches, game repair
light scratches, game repair, shallow cuts: Gday Yoskishi, Unfortunately tooth paste is not going to really help it (Apart from making it smell minty fresh) Most home cooked up clean disk don t work for anything other than a light scratches. What you need to do is get the disk professionally...

Video Game Repair: Cruisin World arcade game, world arcade, jamma connector
world arcade, jamma connector, arcade game: Gday Kristen, Does sound definitely like you have a monitor problem. (If the marquee light works and the sounds sound right even if you can t see anything on the screen your machine is still okay just you ve got monitor problems.) First thing to do...

Video Game Repair: Defender, chip swap, ram chips
chip swap, ram chips, robotron 2084: Gday Tim, Not a good problem. Is the machine making the usual sounds like it should when powered up? Or it it going to the pink screen of doom? (I not yet seen a pink screen of doom, I ve seen a white one.) Disconnect and reconnect all connectors from...

Video Game Repair: PSP, sbl games llc, fix
sbl games llc, fix, repair: Dear Christian, It sounds like you may have a short somewhere. It could also be that the faceplate might not be lined up flush enough and might be worth checking. I hope this assists you. Thanks, Steve B. Langlois SBL Games, LLC http://www.sblgames.co...

Video Game Repair: PSP, repair, fix
repair, fix, video game repair: Dear Tony, There are several things it could possibly be. If your under Warranty then send it to Sony. Otherwise, your going to have to check the motherboard power connections and components. You should also check all of you other cables to confirm that...

Video Game Repair: PSP Game Disc metal Spinner, wholesale video game repair parts, sbl games llc
wholesale video game repair parts, sbl games llc, game repair: How serious are you about purchasing the hubs ? Is this going to be a one time order or would you need a steady supply ? Please email purchasing@sblgames.com along with a list of items you would like pricing on. Please also include a copy of your wholesale...

Video Game Repair: My PSP is messed up, psp board, free warranty
psp board, free warranty, lens repair: Your UMD switch has been broken off. We can usually fix this problem in 1-2 days. If you are interested in having us fix it, with a free warranty, then email sales@sblgames.com or visit our website for more details. We will charge only $44.99 with free return...

Video Game Repair: My PsP, sbl games llc, psp broken
sbl games llc, psp broken, fix broke psp: Dear Mike, If your willing to email me a picture I ll do my best to help you solve this problem. Are you running custom firmware ? Go ahead and email me a pic and we can get you some help. Send the pic to techsupport@sblgames.com and put the word expert...

Video Game Repair: ps2 console configuration, ribbon cable, disc tray
ribbon cable, disc tray, youtube video: Gday Joe, Luck you having the model that has the power/eject button attached to the top casing. If you look at the following document it shows you where the cable goes. http://www.modchip.ca/install/ps2/general/ps2apart.pdf Unfortunately there...

Video Game Repair: my psp is messed up!!!, sbl games llc, fix
sbl games llc, fix, repair: Dear Edwin, You may have bricked or flashed your PSP. This can be fixed most of the time, with the right tools. Whenever updating always have the battery fully charged as well as the AC power plug plugged in for added safety. You will need to begin...

Video Game Repair: psp repair question, how to fix, repair
how to fix, repair, sbl games llc: Please check that the PSP faceplate sits flush without having to force it. Also check the small rubber contact that sits in the small square groove in the metal piece that sits on top of the motherboard. Have you also checked with a new Analog to confirm that...

Video Game Repair: rubber gromet, sbl games llc, video game repair
sbl games llc, video game repair, how to fix: Dear Jeff, No, there isn t a rubber contact like with the original model. Be sure that the Analog stick is not faulty by trying a different one. Also, be sure that the Analog stick sits flush with the back housing and that the motherboard contacts sit...

Video Game Repair: STARGATE, robotron 2084, ram failure
robotron 2084, ram failure, leak acid: Gday again Mike, Actually I read the code around the wrong way. 12 RAM is actually chip 1S. If you look at page 4 http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/manuals/defender/defender_later_pcb_drawing_set.pdf it gives you a nice road map of where the chips...

Video Game Repair: Street Fighter II Arcade Settings, sonic booms, eprom chips
sonic booms, eprom chips, flat head screw: Gday again Aron, You would need to purchase or have burned the 3 EPROM to down grade the machine from Turbo/Hyper Fighting to CE or the Original. Once you have the 3 EPROM Chips its just a matter of switching them out. To do this you have to remove...

Video Game Repair: Tekken 3 No Display, audio button, phoenix area
audio button, phoenix area, gday: Gday Dominic, Does sound like you either have a screen or power to the screen problem. (If the marquee light works and the sounds sound right even if you can t see anything on the screen your machine is still okay just you ve got monitor problems.) ...