The Rage Topic


If @CPU 's advice of flashing the BIOS doesn’t help (seeing as the mobo was replaced, I’m not 100% certain that’ll help), and you’ve checked that your RAM is not only working but also in the right slot(s) in your motherboard, I agree that the peripherals or the dirty power are what I’d look at next.


I recently started playing Rocksmith again, which if you don’t know, is a game where you plug a real guitar into your PC (or console) via a jack -> USB cable and play along (kinda like Guitar Hero, but more advanced). I noticed this annoying buzzing sound, which also registered on the screen as input so I know I wasn’t imagining things, which I figured out after a while stopped if I touched one of the strings. Or, as it turned out, any metal bit on the guitar.

Here’s what I’m fairly sure is happening; the wall socket my PC is plugged into isn’t grounded. The noise in the current running through the PSU, into my motherboard, then the USB cable and then my guitar was big enough to actually be audible unless I touch a metal bit of the guitar and act as the grounding myself.

In short; your PSU can’t filter out all the noise of the incoming power.

How this related to your story; I’d indeed try to disconnect the peripherals, see what happens. In particular the two things that are connected to power aside from your PC: speakers (usually) and your monitor. If you expect dirty power, you may have a reason to, and as I just explained the resulting noise may reach further than expected. Who knows, maybe it’s interfering with each other.

To be perfectly honest, I have 0 reason to believe this will have any effect… but after what happened with my guitar, it wouldn’t surprise me either.



Cancer sucks. I have been battling it since Nov 2015 and it simply sucks. The repercussions of trying to get rid of it is a never ending, problematic, always on your mind, kind of problem. There is cancer in my gut, liver, and now I found out yesterday it is in my lungs. I have had 9 surgeries and I have plenty more coming on the radar. Radiation, chemo, procedures… :sigh: This is really putting a damper on my joy.

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Well at the expense of some dark humor: You ain’t dead yet.

In all seriousness, you can beat this thing, you’ve lived for the past 3 years despite all odds.



Sending you a great big hug!!



so sorry to hear that it’s back. Reading this, it does sound like you are having a hard time. I do wish to do the same as CPU and send a big, long and warm hug. You have been through so much already, haven’t you?

Hugs are much more often so much better than any words. But if there’s is anything you would like us to say, please don’t hesitate to tell us. We’d love to give something back, if wished, as you already shared this with us. And I am very grateful for that!

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Thanks guys! The prayers, hugs, dark humor, and well wishes are all a gal can ask for. :hugs: At least I have a pretty good chance xen will come out before I kick the can! hahaha!



I’m not a medic or specialist but I heard word or two about Tasuku Honjo and James Patrick Allison. Those scientists took Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2018. As I understand for their research and Cancer immunotherapy method. Maybe this information could be useful for you. Cancer specialists and doctors should know more.

Be healthy and never give up. We love you.



Thank you for the info!



Bummer, been going here for 20 years.



I think my CS class can be summed up in these three simple words:
I. Hate. Python.

What kind of simpleton thought learning Python is a good idea?! Give me Java at least I’ll know what is parsed and what isn’t!