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Multi boot under WinXP-32 by Norm X
Hi, I'm setting up software on a 32-bit netbook that I restored. The new drive is a 32GB internal SSD from SuperTalent. New installation is always...
April 29th 16 12:07 PM
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November 22nd 15 02:32 PM
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Rechargeable CMOS/RTC Battery was a Bad Idea by [email protected]
Hi, Most PCs (laptops and desktops) have non-rechargeable CMOS/RTC batteries, thank goodness. I have two old laptops that used rechargeable...
April 11th 15 10:24 PM
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Microsoft Fixit can't contact server?? by jbclem
I have a CD-ROM device that won't read or play disks, and I'm trying to run Microsoft Fixit to get some diagnosing help. But when I try to run Fixit I get...
December 5th 14 12:00 AM
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flash drives not emptying by Jo-Anne[_4_]
Using WinXP. I wanted to back up some files to a 4GB flash drive. I deleted all the files on it, but Properties shows it's completely full. I tried another...
December 4th 14 10:15 PM
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CD-ROM device works in DOS, recognized in WinXP, but won't read or play disks by jbclem[_2_]
I have an Asus DRW 24B1ST DVD RW device, was working fine for the last year. On the same computer I made an new WinXP sp3 installation. The unit works fine in...
November 23rd 14 08:54 AM
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Computer Hardware and Software by Tecmeout Sales
Tecmeout is an innovative and fast growing value added reseller of technology products and services for businesses, government and education. Our goal is to...
November 6th 14 12:48 PM
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battery issue? by Jo-Anne[_4_]
Using WinXP on a 6-year-old Dell Precision 4300 laptop. I had the battery replaced a few days ago when it wasn't charging properly. Everything was fine until...
October 17th 14 03:54 PM
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"Haswell" and Windows XP by Mike Rumble
Can I get some opinions on this mother board (NF9J-Q87) from JetWay? http://www.jetwaycomputer.com/NF9J.html If you scroll down the page to where the drivers...
May 22nd 14 09:10 PM
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Fixing inconsistent RAM detection by jphilippa
I have two identical 1Gb RAM chips installed, and they are not always detected. I have even had both BIOS and WIN say that RAM is 1.5Gb . Swapping the chips...
March 4th 14 05:51 AM
by robertpaul1991 Go to last post
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recovery disk on windows 8.1 by [email protected]
Hi everybody! Just today I bought an HP laptop with pre-loaded windows 8.1. (1) Is it true that windows 8.1 allows a recovery disk on a USB drive only, as...
February 27th 14 07:11 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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old xp machine reformatted - no playback device by [email protected]
Hi everybody, I have an old (2005) LG PC which I recently reformatted with XP. Unfortunately, I dont have the audio drivers so it doesnt detect the on-board...
February 26th 14 08:23 PM
by Linea Recta[_2_] Go to last post
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SATA driver fails, ASUS A7V600-X by pucicu
Dear all, I have an ASUS A7V600-X board with Award Bios (updated to the latest available version), and with VT8377/VT8237 North- and Southbridge. Now I...
February 5th 14 01:49 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Putting a WD2500JB IDE on my XP PC by W. eWatson[_2_]
My PC has both SATA and IDE (EIDE?) drives. One IDE drive is removable. I decided to beef up the capacity of my PC, so bought a new WD2500JB IDE(?) for the...
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January 22nd 14 02:36 AM
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upgrading to W7 / USB3 Q's ? :-) by RJK
Hi all, Have to soon upgrade Aunt's system box from XP Home edition to W7 Home Premium, ....so before / whilst at it, I'll pop in a pcie x1 USB 3 card, and a...
January 12th 14 12:34 AM
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battery discharging? by Jo-Anne[_4_]
Using WinXP on a Dell Precision laptop that's about 6 or 7 years old. Tonight I noticed the battery light was flashing red but I was running on AC power (I...
December 26th 13 02:26 AM
by RJK Go to last post
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Disk Uses More Space Than Size of Files by W[_2_]
I have a 1 TB NTFS partition on Windows XP that reports through Explorer Properties dialog as having 70GB available. When I add up the size of all of the...
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December 10th 13 08:18 AM
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Turning On SMART Monitoring for Hard Drives by W[_2_]
My system BIOS does NOT have an option to turn on SMART monitoring for hard drives. Is there a third party utility I can buy for Windows XP that would enable...
November 12th 13 12:12 PM
by Linea Recta[_2_] Go to last post
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annoying help by Linea Recta[_2_]
Is there any way to disable the annoying and unwanted help from Windows (Vista) auto opening the DVD tray? When I accidentally hit the DVD drive letter in...
October 29th 13 03:10 PM
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right VGA cable? by Linea Recta[_2_]
Today I bought a VGA cable for someone. Back at home I noticed the following text on the blister: "designed to work with monitors smaller than 17 inches". No...
October 28th 13 09:11 PM
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