Site News: Podcast, Streaming and Video on Hold this Week due to PC Issues

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10 Responses

  1. Mr.Mayhem says:

    What? You didn’t switch to your gaming laptop? or backup computer?

    • Brian Rubin says:

      Are you serious?

      • Mr.Mayhem says:

        hahaha…100%. I have a MSi laptop and a i7 desktop for backup. I might actually have to do some work around the house if i didn’t have my computers to keep me busy. (Either that or start drinking)

        • Brian Rubin says:

          This is gonna sound snippy, so forgive me, I’m low on sleep, caffeine and patience, but…why would you just assume I had those things?

  2. Mr.Mayhem says:

    With this awesome website to manage i naturally assume you would. No?

    • Brian Rubin says:

      HAhaha, well thank you, but no, I have one primary PC on which I do nearly everything. I doooo have a netbook but it’s not suited to this sort of thing at all. That’s why this past weekend was so frustrating.

  3. SpaceEnthusiast says:

    My sympathies, we have all been there man.

    The other week it took 10 minutes to install a 212 EVO fan. Then 4 hours to figure out why I can’t boot.

  4. Douglas Triggs says:

    Computers! Feh. I ended up installing Windows on a new SSD the other week too because Kerbal Space Program was crashing all the time; my machine had been glitchy with the graphics driver crashing randomly, and the final straw had been my old boot SSD (60GB — Guess how old THAT is?) running out of space during Windows system updates.

    So I ended up installing a new SSD (win, big ones are getting pretty affordable these days) and installing Win 8 (ehhhhhh) and doing lots of debugging and so forth, expecting I’d be buying a new graphics card RSN (I wanted to go up to 4k, too, even though it’s not really ready, I guess, but that wold require a new graphics card, too). But turns out that the graphics driver crashes were fixed by turning off power savings settings in the card and turning off sleep on idle; turns out there are known problems with NVidia cards doing that, especially my old GTX470. So, didn’t have to buy a new graphics card (yay! Although that also means no 4k or 5k… But I really shouldn’t have been spending money on that right now anyway). And the crazy-making graphics driver crashes were finally fixed.

    Of course, Kerbal Space Program still crashes all the time, but at least it’s not my system. But also I’m totally addicted to it and can’t stop playing; I guess I look at all the bugs as just more engineering problems to overcome. One day I’ll get around to writing the cross platform TSC2, but as ready as I am to do that otherwise, that day is not today. >_>

  5. Brian Rubin says:

    Thanks for the support guys, the PC seems to be running okay, but I’m not 100% sure about it yet. If it lasts the rest of the week without any more major issue, I won’t shell out for a new, pre-built PC. Otherwise, it goes out the fucking window. ;)

  6. AlienPickle (@UnusualPickle) says:

    I fixed it for him. “Have you tried turning it off and back on again?”

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