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      D1P 2017 Charity Campaign for The Life You Can Save: $1,690 (as of September 8, 2017)   12/12/2016

      I've decided to extend our charity campaign for The Life You Can Save organizations for the entirety of 2017 so feel free to contribute at any time!  Periodically through the year, I'll have game giveaways for those who have donated to the campaign as a "thank you" for supporting this worthy endeavor!

      Welcome former GAFers!   10/21/2017

      I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome any and all "refugees" from NeoGAF who may have discovered our humble little site as a result of the ongoing "situation" over at NeoGAF.   Feel free to check us out and if you like, join our small but interesting community!

      So you're new to DayOnePatch - please read this!   10/21/2017

      First of all, a warm, hearty WELCOME to DayOnePatch - we're REALLY pleased to have you here!   I mean that most sincerely!   Our site was founded in late 2010 when a bunch of people from the IGN forums got sick and tired of IGN being IGN and decided to create a brand new community under the name BadCartridge.  We operated under that name for a few years until there was a change in ownership which resulted in a change to the current name that we have now.  Since then, we've had a couple of owners before I assumed ownership of the site in mid-2016 and here we are today.   I guess I'd better say a word or two about our rules.  Look, here's the deal:  you are probably a sentient human being with a modicum of social skills so you probably have an idea of what is acceptable to say to another sentient human being with a modicum of social skills.  If what you are about to post gives you some pause as to whether you would say in in real life, then you probably shouldn't post it.  In other words, DON'T. BE. AN. ASSHOLE.  It's not that hard!  While we have a damned fine mod team, all disciplinary actions are ultimately my decision as the Supreme High Chancellor (catchy title, eh?  I came up with it myself!) of DayOnePatch.   Now that the unpleasant stuff is over, let's talk about the great things we have.  Well, we have a very semi-regular podcast!   We LOVE having members of our community as guests on the podcast, so if you don't mind having your voice transmitted to DOZENS of people, then let us know if you'd like to be a guest.   We have a Discord server for you to chat in -real-time of if you want to use the voice-chat capabilities for games or just shoot the breeze.  We have two requests: (a) PM me for an invite to the server. (b) If your Discord name is different than your D1P name, then you MUST tell me your Discord name before you receive an invite.   We have a Steam Community Group! http://steamcommunity.com/groups/day1patch# Yes, I know the title still says "Bad Cartridge" and that's because Valve doesn't allow name changes to Steam groups because Valve is stupid.   But the thing that I'm most proud of is the Announcement that you see at the top of the page.  http://www.dayonepatch.com/index.php?/announcement/40-d1p-2017-charity-campaign-for-the-life-you-can-save-1690-as-of-september-8-2017/ For this year, this community has donated nearly $1,700 to organizations that are trying to improve the lives of people in the developing world.  It is a true testament to the character of the individuals of this community that they've given to this project (as well as many, many others) freely and without expectation of anything in return.  Because of this, I'm honored and humbled to be a part of this community.   In closing, we're really glad you're here (feel free to bring other friends too!) and let's have a helluva lot of fun! 


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  1. Replacing Fan/Cooler on an old HD 6790

    The fan on my friend's HIS Radeon 6790 went bad. Started making a terrible noise (loud enough to be extremely obnoxious under any type of load). We opened it up and lubricated it, but it's not going away. Shame because the card still works great. I know its ancient and unlikely but I'm trying to find away for her because she doesn't really have a way to buy a new card (she's autistic and disabled, doesn't have a regular income), but does anyone know of any good options? Maybe a replacement cooler that could be had cheaply? It seemed someone was selling some fans from this specific model on ebay but not any on there now (and those sellers are not responding to messages).
  2. They are distinct brands and they wanted to make sure fans of one knew that this was a product in that brand's line.
  3. How to Trigger the Windows 10 Update!

    Since windows 8 there hasn't been a performance advantage to reformatting
  4. How to Trigger the Windows 10 Update!

    Just keep trying if it says failed, it's the server getting hammered. Mine's downloading now
  5. How to Trigger the Windows 10 Update!

    This article suggests clearing your updates folder manually as well: http://venturebeat.com/2015/07/28/how-to-force-windows-to-start-downloading-the-windows-10-update-files/ It's working for some but also the Windows Update Window will say "Update were installed: Today at X:XX XM (Failed)
  6. How to Trigger the Windows 10 Update!

    Before you begin, ensure Windows Update can download and install updates automatically. Not sure how to do that? Here's how: Turn automatic updating on or off Open Windows Update by swiping in from the right edge of the screen (or, if you're using a mouse, pointing to the lower-right corner of the screen and moving the mouse pointer up), tapping or clicking Settings, tapping or clicking Change PC settings, and then tapping or clicking Update and recovery. Tap or click Choose how updates get installed. Under Important updates, choose the option that you want. Under Recommended updates, select the Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates check box. Under Microsoft Update, select the Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows check box, and then tap or click Apply. Once automatic updates are enabled, launch Command Prompt in Administrator mode and enter the following command: wuauclt.exe/updatenow. That should trigger the Windows 10 download. (http://www.windowsce...-trigger-update)
  7. Mental Health...anyone struggle with it?

    thank you again wade
  8. Mental Health...anyone struggle with it?

    http://www.gofundme.com/q7bbbtk Thanks
  9. I just got out of a 14 day stay in a psychiatric hospital. Shit was almost over for me. Now they've got me on so many drugs I probably won't be able to keep my job (can't be on them around the machinery). My friend put up a gofundme to help me out but I won't post it unless anyone asks me to. I really just want to see if anyone else on the PC boards knows this battle.
  10. Buy new SSD's and clear your data caps, Star Citizen to be 100GB

    I'm never going to be put off by he amount of space a game takes up
  11. Giving away $100.00 worth of games on Steam

    Sorry been at work all day. I'm a picker in an amazon warehouse so not really able to do anything till I get home. I'll get at you in a minute with my choice.
  12. Giving away $100.00 worth of games on Steam

    Ah dude thank you!
  13. Most people see it as extremely bloaty but if you don't have any problems with it don't worry about switching.
  14. I migrated 570 torrents from utorrent to qBittorrent yesterday