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    If it's BSODing, it's probably creating a...

    If it's BSODing, it's probably creating a minidump file. Have you tried debugging it to see what the cause is? Also, have you checked the event viewer to see if there are any issues in there showing...
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    Cleaning the vents would be a good first step....

    Cleaning the vents would be a good first step. Another thing you can check;

    Download EVGA Precision (or another GPU OCing tool) and check the fan speed. Maybe up that a bit if possible (Or you can...
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    My bad! I must have some how read right over the...

    My bad! I must have some how read right over the Bluescreen view details.

    ntoskrnl.exe BSODs are typically very general. Bluescreen VIew is good, but imho Windbg is far better at giving you more...
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    Another update I feel is important. I got the...

    Another update I feel is important.

    I got the graphics card in, and couldn't get the laptop to recognize the actual hardware. Kept booting with the Standard VGA Driver. Attempted to install the...
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    So got my new graphics card in today and swapped...

    So got my new graphics card in today and swapped it out. Everything is working great now. Just thought I'd let you guys know what the status is of this issue.

    I will report back more if the issue...
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    Have you looked in the Event Viewer to see what...

    Have you looked in the Event Viewer to see what is happening during startup? Also, in msconfig, try booting up in diagnostic mode.
  7. Thread: Lag issue

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    You're not going to fix it. The GPU is just too...

    You're not going to fix it. The GPU is just too powerful. You can try settings the power performance (or what ever it is) in the Nvidia Control panel from Adaptive to Max Performance, but it'll still...
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    Some of this is and is not correct. I doubt that...

    Some of this is and is not correct. I doubt that an electrical short would cause the issue. If there is a short any where in the system that would utilize power off of the motherboard, the safety...
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    Unfortunately reseating the CMOS battery did not...

    Unfortunately reseating the CMOS battery did not have any effect. =(
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    If you want more details on the specific file...

    If you want more details on the specific file that's causing the issues, I would download and configure WinDBG or BluescreenView so you can debug the minidump files. You'll get far more data from it...
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    I initially had the same issue and tried all of...

    I initially had the same issue and tried all of the above. The magnet resolution was an annoying temp fix, but I ended up taking apart the laptop and removing the HAL Sensor from the trackpad ribbon...
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    Interesting. I'll give this a try. I'm not...

    Interesting. I'll give this a try. I'm not necessarily sure how the CMOS battery would have anything to do with it, unless the battery its self is dying and just can't provide power to the...
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    If it were easy for me to lookup the actual...

    If it were easy for me to lookup the actual warranty some where on Asus' site I would, but all I have to go off of right now is the sticker which says "Warranty: 12m"

    Other than that, does any one...
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    Depending on what media player you are using, may...

    Depending on what media player you are using, may want to try and download some different codec packages (such as DivX codecs and ac3 audio). First season may differ in audio and video codecs as...
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    Then your burned copies were not burned...

    Then your burned copies were not burned correctly, most likely.
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    Have you tried either of my suggestions? Windows...

    Have you tried either of my suggestions? Windows updates being off won't affect your CD/DVD Drive.

    Do you have an actual working DVD with you (non-burned. Such as game software, music CD, or movie...
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    With as intermittent as it sounds, maybe try...

    With as intermittent as it sounds, maybe try looking up the manufacturer of the drive and see if there is a firmware update for it.

    First though, try changing the drive letter assigned to it.
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    Is there any thing you can do to replicate the...

    Is there any thing you can do to replicate the problem everytime? One thing you might want to try and do is set msconfig to boot up into diagnostic mode since it looks like there are services...
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    G53sw intermittent loss of display issues

    So I recently purchased a used G53SW. Pretty awesome laptop, almost as powerful as my desktop (sadly).

    Since day one, I have had intermittent issues with the display just not turning on. I have...
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