I have recently assembled a new desktop, and after a while, I started to experience VPU recover issues in a certain game. Let me start with my computer specs first:  Asus P5Q Deluxe motherboard, Kingston Hyperx 2x 1 gb RAM 1066 MHz (KHX8500D2/1G), Intel Core2 Duo E8500 CPU, and a HIS HD4850 IceQ4, and all of these backed by a OCZ 500W Modxstream PSU (doesn’t beat my previous Enermax Liberty, but I can’t be bothered with removing it from my previous desktop now) in a Enermax Chakra case.

Before I start, I must say I am not completely an expert on the subject though I’m quite experienced with such issues.  So, I might neglect some aspects when writing this. While most of these information here is already available on the web, it is mostly scattered among pages and they might be hard to reach with improper keywords. But still, let’s get started:

So, what is VPU recover? It is a feature in ATI software that let’s the GPU (graphics processing unit) to restart itself when it faces a problem and stops responding that would otherwise freeze the computer if it didn’t restart. So, if you don’t have this selected in your Catalyst Control Center settings, then your PC is likely to freeze with a blank screen. First of all, this isn’t an error itself; rather the outcome of an error that has occured. VPU Recover let’s you continue your work without causing you lose the work you are working on, or whatever.

Then, what causes the GPU to stop responding? There might be a couple of reasons. The generic reply you will get from ATI/AMD is the following:
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Micro-blogging (or tumble-logging) has become pretty popular thanks to platforms like Tumblr, Jaiku, Cromple and especially Twitter. Google’s acquisition of Jaiku is also a sign that blogging is switching to what’s called micro-blogging, where each post is like a status update of what you are doing or at least shorter posts than you see on traditional blogs. What makes these blogs popular is that you no longer have to worry about the look and spelling, and most importantly content of your posts. They are not to publish content, rather, they function as a way to be updated about what your friends are doing (Tumblr might be an exception to this).

Tumblr is a simplified (idiot-proof?) blogging system, which encourages you to post media along with your posts with an easy interface. Jaiku, Cromple and Twitter, on the other hand, work similar to each other. They allow you to view an ever-changing public timeline (meaning, what all other users are doing, which gets updated any second). Jaiku and Twitter also allow you to update your status with your mobile phones through text messaging.

As for WordPress;
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Mağazada yapılmış haliyle pek güzel gözüken, kutuda demonte şekilde aldığınız mobilyaları birleştirmek zor değildir, ancak çok da kolay değildir.

Dün, bir süredir ihtiyaç duyduğum yeni çalışma masası için evimizin yakınlarındaki bir yapı marketine gittik. Hem dizüstü bilgisayarımı koyabileceğim hem de geniş bir çalışma ortamı sağlayacak olan bir masa almaya karar verdim. Fazla iri yarı olmayan bir tanesini aldık.

Gözde‘yi uğurlamaya gittim ve eve döndüğümde babamın bir kısmını yaptığını gördüm. Elim bu tür şeylere yatkındır. Ancak ilk kez demonte bir mobilyayı birleştiriyordum. Her şey bittikten sonra gördüm ki, bazı ipuçlarına gereksinim var. Çünkü üretici firma ne olduğu anlaşılmayan, A4 kağıda fotokopi yöntemiyle çoğaltılmış bir kağıt parçası dışında bir şey koymamış yardımcı olması için. Ben de kendi deneyimlerimi yazayım istedim. Çok basit ve akla yatan bu uyarılar ne yazıkki hata yapıldığında fark edilebiliyor. O zaman ise sabır, emek ve zaman gitmiş oluyor. Bunun için dikkat etmek önemli.

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