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Q: special OS for my laptop?

I have an old Vaio laptop that was given to me a while back. It was working fine then it stopped booting. I played with it, then decided to reinstall Windows XP.

Now I have Windows XP installed fine, but it doesn't seem to be recognizing the battery. There are no battery power management options and when I unplug it after charging it all night it goes dead.

I don't have much experience with laptops, and I don't have access to the original OS disc that came with the laptop. Do I need a special version of XP for laptops, or is there something I can download to get it working on battery power again? I don't think this is the same problem that had me reinstall Windows, the battery still worked then.

Thanks,
JTN

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Hi

I have a Toshiba Sattelite M70 PSM71E.

I was thinking of buying some more RAM for it and I know it has to be RAM for laptops as oposed to desktops, but im unsure wether it has to be more specialised than that?

Will KTT533D2/1G from Kingston work?

Just to be sure


Thank you

Hawkeyed
 

A:Special RAM for toshiba laptop?

Yep, it should work fine.
 

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my laptop will only boot quickplay, and i get a strange error saying "cannot resolve hiberfile error: c00007f!,,, computer will only load quickplay. any help is apperciated thanks.
 

A:Hp PAvilion special editon laptop help!!!

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I have a HP Special Edition L2000 laptop that is continually flashing "Operating System Not Found". It alternates between the cursor and operating system not found message. I put in a disc to wipe the drive, and it recognized the Wipe Drive but did not show the disc being wiped. Any questions would be greatly appreciated. I have taken the ram sticks out and put them back in and I have also removed and replaced the HD.
 

A:HP Special Edition L2000 laptop

There are several versions of this product.
Look up your model on the HP site, and find the manual, which will tell you how to reinstall the OS.
 

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S# CNF6180M1S
When I turn on my laptop, it goes to the i type in the username (password) then it gives me an error "this application has failed to start because WININET.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix the problem" when i hit the "ok" it is just blue screen. I dont have the disk to reinstall anything, what should I do to fix my laptop?

please help

Russ

A:Hp pavillion dv1000 special edition laptop

Can you get into safe mode (press F8 on boot)?

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What keys must I combine or press to see the special characters on my laptop. I am looking for the Euro & Spanish n

Thanks
 

A:Solved: HP dv7-1247cl Laptop Special Characters

http://www.starr.net/is/type/altnum.htm
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hi I have a HP Star Wars Special Edition Laptop 15.6 screen can anyone tell me the right screen to get for it or will any 15,6 fit it thank you

A:HP Star Wars Special Edition Laptop

Hi, No, each series can have few different screens. What is your Star Wars ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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its my father in laws laptop im not sure what they do on it or what not but everytime i turn the laptop on it says the harware on this computer has been deactivated, warning attempting to bypass or reactive this device without the proper password may result in damage to this system and loss of dada please call your provider for activation information? im confused i tried to go into safety mode and it brings me right back to this orange/red screen with the information highlighted in yellow ive also tried to do a factory reset and still brings me back to this screen. i have searched on the internet and a few things i brought up is saying that its malware? plz help they just paid over 250.00 for this computer and cannot get past this screen, id really appreciate the help and walk thrus tyvm ~Michelle~

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Hello everybody, I have had the beats special edition laptop for a while now, and would like to upgrade the ram. If I am not mistaken the max ram that can be installed on this laptop is 16GB. I was wondering if this stick would be alright to use if I put two of them in.  It appears to meet all the specs in terms of speed, pins, sodimm,  and ddr3.  http://www.corsair.com/en-us/corsair-memory-8gb-ddr3-sodimm-memory-cmso8gx3m1b1600c11#

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Hello! Recently i bought myself a new laptop, it is the special edition from Star Wars. Frankly i don't have anything with Star Wars, just the laptop itself looked cooled and the specs were ok for the price they sold it. Anyway i really want to put some more force in it, because after few days using it i don't really like the force it came with.Before i go crazy with upgrade stuff i wanted to ask experts on this forums if it was even possible. My Questions are : 1. What kind of DDR3L module should i put in the laptop to make the total amount of 16 GB? I installed AIDA64 to see what kind of stuff is in my laptop. It showed me that one kit of MICRON 16KTF1G64HZ-1G6N1 8GB 12800 DDR3L  CL9 is inside. Because i can't find same cheap module online of this same brand, im wondering if its possible to put another brand next to Micron? I'm thinking of putting HyperX Impact - DDR3L 1600Mhz CL9 SO-DIMM Module - 8GB next to the Micron one. Will i encounter any problems ? They have the same speed and latency so i don't think there will be any problems but i still want to ask this question just to be sure 2. Can i replace the current wireless adapter from stone-age for a newer one? The title is not a joke. Like serious this adapter is so freakin slow, how could you put it inside this laptop and call it Force??Anyway i really hate the current wireless adapter, the speeds are dramatic, no dual-band, no AC, just pure crap imho.I was readin... Read more

A:HP Pavilion Star Wars Special Edition Laptop, is putting som...

Good post. Well thought-out questions. Answers: 1. Memory. Yes, you can mix brands as long as the speed, voltage and latency and more particularly, the density is the same. If the old memory has 4 blocks on the side, get another with the same and also true if it has 8.  2. Wifi. There is no whitelist. However, in some cases where HP includes a poor wireless card, it also means there is only one wireless antenna. If that is the case, upgrade is a nightmare. If there are 2 antenna leads, you can install any other wifi module available in the same form factor (mini pci-e or M.2) with 2 wireless antenna connectors. 3. SSD. You nailed it on the head. In Windows 10 you can even do a system image backup and recover it to the new SSD and you don't have to buy cloning software.  4. Win 10 Pro. In the system properties page, there is a link to get the higher version of Windows 10, which will lead you to a download page for Pro and you can pay "the man" and do the upgrade. Just be sure you really need Pro. Not very many people do.  Let us know if there are more questions. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Well my Nephew put a penny in it and it isnt recognized anymore, but I hate using USB DVD Rom Drives, so I was hoping that I can fix this. So I'll start out with...

1. I am wondering if you fellas can help me:

A. make sure my DVD Rom might still work.
B. make the Laptop Recognize this DVD Rom Drive
C. find a compatible Laptop Drive that FIT's in this Laptop of >>>Mines<<<
D. Fix my DVD Drive and give suggestions

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2. I have two PCMIA slots on this laptop, I think, and well:

A. Even though I tried lookin for em, are there any PC Cards that are special like Antivirus, Storage, or like Cooling System etc.
B. Are there any Cards that do something else besides: Sound Quality, Graphics, Networking?

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3. I notice on my laptop there is a Slot labeled with an S. It looks like a slot for mouse/keyboard, but it doesn't fit and this laptop only supports USB Mouse and Keyboard.
 

A:My nephew put a penny in my Laptop DVD Rom Drive + Rare/Special PC Cards + S Slot?

The "S" might possibly be S-Video out; as they look similar to the PS/2 ports mice and keyboards use.
 

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I have two Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 laptops. My "old" one I bought direct from Dell in 2012, the "new" one, advertised as an "Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition",  I bought on Ebay a couple of weeks ago. I still have the original paperwork for the old one from when I purchased it from Dell and there is no mention of "Special Edition" in the paperwork. Both are identified only as "Inspiron 7720" on the label on the underside of the computer, and there are no "Special Edition" markings or labeling anywhere on the new computer.
Hardware is pretty much identical, 1TB Samsung ST1000LM024HN HDDs, 8 GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000/Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Video/3D graphics, Backlit Keyboard on both. The only hardware differences are the old computer has an Intel Core i7-3610QM processor (specified by me when I ordered the computer) and a 32GB mSATA SSD while the new computer has an Intel Core i5-3210M processor and no mSATA SSD. 
So what makes the "Special Edition" so special? Is there REALLY anything different about "Special Edition" computers, or was that just some sort of marketing hype?

A:What is so special about an Inspiron 17R 7720 "Special Edition"?

The mSATA cache drive was one of the differentiators.  When that system was built, SSDs were appreciably more expensive than they are now.

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In a couple of days, I will have two PCs and two monitors. That sounds totally typical and understandable, but NOT in the configuration I have in mind. I will be working on one pc at a time, using two monitors at a time, and then I will (somehow ) switch to the other pc and use the same two monitors with this other pc.

Each PC already has the kind of video card that will allow dual monitor useage. What I need is to know how to set this gear up to work the way I need it to work.

Someone said I might be able to use two KVM switches (somehow). But I need to know what to buy and how to connect it up. Will it be some fancy A/B switch of some sort? Or some kind of special KVM cable or box? Maybe two?

Surely this configuration has been done before. If you are someone who knows the best way to do this, I'd be grateful to tap into your knowledge on the subject.

Thank you.
 

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I have a computer thats a few years old. A friend of mine had a computer shop with top-notch equipment laying around and just threw it together for me one day. I do plenty of downloading and all that. Its always ran very well with its 896MB RAM and 1.21G Processor. A few nights ago it started rebooting itself, and after a few times would start rebooting itself while still trying to load Windows. I unhooked the ethernet wire and tried to start Windows, everything went fine untill I plugged the wire back in and opened internet explorer. I figured I just got a virus and tried to reformatt everything and for three nights it would freeze in the middle of loading the boot disc and such. finally it made it thru the install..... all TEN HOURS of it! It went so unbelivably slow and now that windows is installed it takes about 15 min just to get to the welcome screen and another 20 untill I can actually open anything on my desktop. I've changed my RAM chips to any different possiable combination, including each one by itself. I have a seperate back-up hard drive that I've also tried to install Windows on to no avail. I think it maybe my processor. Is there any test I could get to find out or any other ideas that may help? Im usually good at this stuff myself but right now im totally stumped.
 

A:Just a little bit special.......

check your power supply with a PSU tester or voltmeter. It's probably dead.
Test ram with memtest 86+
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:41:53 PM, on 1/13/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SB Live! 24-bit\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Saitek\Software\Profiler.exe
C:\Program Files\Saitek\Software\SaiSmart.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\Detector\CTDetect.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpomau08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoFXM08.exe
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A:New to HJT, see anything special?!

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should 'not' have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below. Also if you have any programs that may prevent system changes (like Spybot's TeaTimer program, Ad-aware's Ad-Watch, and others), make sure you disable them before doing any of the fixes (or accept the changes for the fix we give you when asked by the programs).

Go to My Computer->Tools (or View)->Folder Options->View tab:
* Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders (it's Show all files for Windows 98).
* Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
* Click Yes to confirm and then click OK.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Make sure you downloaded, installed, updated and ran these programs (run in Safe Mode) already - Ad-aware, Spybot and Ewido (only if you have Windows 2000 or XP). If you didn't, do them now. For more information, go to http://www.greyknight17.com/spyware.htm

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I currently have toshiba hi def tv wide screen, and i can hook up my pc to it using scable. But the quality is really poor.

I was wondering if there is a special cable made that will allow me to connect my pc using hi defination output for my tv. My pc list is below and my tv resulution goes up to 1080i.

And the tv model is 30hf85 from toshiba.
 

A:Special cable for my hi-def tv?

It depends on the connectors. You can use either a VGA or a DVI (you probably have both) and of course you need a DVI connection on your video card) cable.
 

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Hi Folks,
I don't know if it's against the rules or whatever to talk about the "Special Disk" that I'm referring to, but you'll probably figure out what I'm talking about really fast.
 
Booted into this disk to try to reset a password on a Dell Inspiron 3542, but can't browse to the SAM from NTPWEdit because it's not seeing the HDD. Went into BIOS to try to change from AHCI to IDE mode. But you can't change it, nor can you disable it.
 
I know there are other tools I can use, but I don't have the time or the patience right now to work on setting one up. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
Thanks!
J

A:Can't See HDD From Special Disk

Seems to me that your subject matter would be better posed at the Dell forums, for more accurate information concerning the various passwords that may be employed on a Dell system.
 
Louis

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I'm really curious. I recently watched a video in which a guy found, bought, and cleaned up a ThinkPad that was the same model he had years prior and he spoke very highly of it.Then, I come to reddit and find this sub and the love for the machine seems so passionate and it has me really curious. What makes a ThinkPad special? Why do people love them so? Thanks for any replies, I look forward to reading more about this machine.

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I'd like to make some sort of BAT or EXE file that will allow me to disable certain services. Is that possible? If so what should I code? Also, what type of programming language is used in creating BAT and INI files? C? C+? I'm not sure.

A:Creating special BAT or EXE

batch files are mainly command prompt commands in a certain order stored in a file

try this as your batch command

@echo off
ipconfig /all >configuration.txt
save the above line as a .bat file, it will output a file called configuration where you run the batch file which shows your ipconfig information in a txt format

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I access a linux in my windows explorer by type a network url. It shows as below.
The permission is under "Special permissions" category. I have no idea about "Special permissions". I can copy and paste files to this place. So what is meant by the term "Special permissions" here?

A:About special permission

This site might help you to understand the special permissions..

2. Special PermissionsEach basic permission is actually a set of special permissions. Because of this, whenever you allow or deny a basic permission, Windows 7 works behind the scenes to manage the related special permissions for you. Table 2 lists the special permissions related to each basic permission.
Source: Controlling Access to Your Data (part 2) - Special Permissions - Windows 7 - allcomputers.us
And this Technet Article might also give ou mire insight...
Permissions for files and folders: User Rights; Security Policy; Security Services

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Im not sure if this is the right thread to post this but close enough...

I am going on to uni to study special effects and was wandering what would be the best specification PC for this job. Any info on this subject would be great.

I was also considering whether to get a PC or a Mac so any advice in regards to that would also be much appreciated.

Thanks!
 

A:Special effects

Video or audio special effects, or both?
 

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Someone who was closing an office yesterday, gave me a Minuteman Enterprise E 1500 UPS that is two-and-a-half years old. I looked it up and it seems they sell for $550 to $690 new.

I can understand a professional grade UPS costing more than an off-the-shelf consumer grade UPS; but, this is a huge difference -- roughly ten times as much.

What is so different about this that it costs ten times as much?
 

A:What makes this UPS so special

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I'm looking to start backing up all of my MP3's onto disk, but my current software (Ulead BurnNow) will not do what I want. That is, I want to be able to burn a set of MP3's on a disc one day, then when I want to add more, be able to burn them onto the same disc that already has files on it. In a perfect world I'd also like to be able to erase selected files that are already on the disc if I want to. What software out there will do this? I don't want to use Nero.
 

A:Have special burning needs

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Does anyone know how to setup AIM (or trillian www.trillian.cc) so that what away message is sent to people is specific to their screen name. Like say I have a message for littlebob23 if Joe2121 IMs me... they get "I am away right now" but if littlebob23 IMs me, they get "Hey Little Bob! How are you?" Is that possible?

-Jarrad
 

A:Special Away Messages

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Acer TravelMate 3270
Intel core 2 duo 1.66 GHz
1 GB ram
120 GB HDD
Windows XP
The problem i am facing is that when i listan to a song or see a movie
my computer stucks for 1 sec and the gets ok,then after 10 secs it
agains gets stuck for 1 sec,,but if any multimedia is not played it
works fine,,,seems like it gets more pressure or more usage of RAM
which stucks the song or movie for 1 sec with different
intervals.....but its intel core 2 duo + 1GB ram.....Kindly guide
me....
Regard,
Danish
 

A:Special problem.....

when using this program material open "windows task manager" ctrl+alt+del"

check processers performance and note applications running if memory and cpu usage is high then you have to find the offending programs that are hogging the system resources.

find all programs running at boot up time that don't need to run use msconfig/startup
resources i used www.blackviper.com tweaking the services that don't need to run.

video require good video card for smooth operation get driver updates for the video graphics
 

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I have Vista Home Premium. I have been trying to delete Grisoft. The screen says I need special permission. I have tried to access the screen for special permission but I have never been able to put a check mark by special permission.What I am doing wrong?

A:Special Permission

Are you logged on as an administrator?For uninstalling programs I recommend using Revo Uninstaller.Does a much better job than Windows.http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninst...e_download.htmlAlso, do you have something in mind to replace Grisoft? You'll need to have it downloaded and saved so you can install it right away.

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Hello, i have a german keyboard (thinkpad T450s) without numpad. I need to use some character from danish languagebut i cant find out how i can use Alt-code. I have activatet the Num key on the screen keyboard but i cant use alt code. Anyone can help me?

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How do I put a profile pic...lol....

Sent from my SGH-T959 using Tech Help

A:Here is a newb special..lol..

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...re-change.html

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So XP is suppose to be pretty good, right? How is it better than 98 or 2000. I know some people have problems with it too. What problems do people have with it? I'll probably get XP eventually, I just want to know if its good to have.
 

A:Whats so special about XP?

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Alright, I have 3 different effects I want to find and maybe you guys can point me to software that can do something:I'm trying to make a mic-recorded sound and turn it into a radio sound that sounds like... it's on the radio.1. I want a metallic resonance effect. Like it's coming out of cheap speakers, you know? Like fighter pilot sounding...2. I want radio static and maybe something that will apply static to high pitches like on the radio if someone makes an 's' sound.3. A timbre or sound separator that will separate sounds in a sound file. Like I want only to hear the drums in a song or something. So I can pick what instruments show up in the music.Edit: Moved topic from General Chat to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Where Can I Get Audio Special Fx?

May find something here Ryanhttp://www.google.com/search?client=opera&...-8&oe=utf-8

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just went to back up drive, it said i dont have permission.
in safe mode , properties, security, there is no tick the "special permissions" box. i have tried several times to tick this box but with no luck. could someone give step by step instructions on how to do please.
these settings were ok a few weeks ago, but i have been infested since and these settings must have been changed somehow.
thanks
 

A:no special permissions, gone

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Hi everyone,

I have a USB device which I'm using to connect my PC to an arcade machine. The idea behind all this is so I can press a button on the machine and then the PC will pick up that button press as a keyboard button or a joystick button being pressed.

The game I'm using can only map controls using either a keyboard (USB or PS/2) or Joystick (USB only).

The board itself once connected to the PC shows up on my device list as a "USB composite device" but what I actually want is for that device to be listed as either a keyboard or a Joystick so that the game is able to map the buttons.

Would I need some sort of special driver for this or is there another way around this problem? Any help would be appreciated

Thanks

A:Need help with special USB device

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Yes I believe you need a driver for the device. Every device, whether it be a printer, disk drive, or keyboard, must have a driver program. A driver acts like a translator between the device and programs that use the device. Each device has its own set of specialized commands that only its driver knows.

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I'm bout to have 4 computers networked in my friend's business. He would like to setup these computers on an hourly rate.

He mentioned that some other PC room businesses give you some kind of an account card w/ a certain balance and gets deducted as time goes by.

Anyone can give me a link where I can find this type of hardware ?

In the meanwhile, I'll keep looking around.

thanks
 

A:special project ..need help

Never used any of these but here's what I found:
http://www.cafetime.com/
http://www.soft411.com/software/internet-usage.html

Hope it helps....
 

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I have switched to win7 64bit and have a serious question. My HD is a 500GB drive with 3 partitions. the first two are used for system restoration, one being 100MB and the other being 16GB. The third partition (C: drive) is what's left. I am wanting to reformat my C: partition to NTFS but using 512 byte sectors instead of 4K clusters. (Just to save as much space as possible, since I can reclaim about 5 or 6 GB by doing this)

I had seen a drive or two give an error about the drive being too large for that size cluster, but that was with a 32 bit system. Since this is 64 bit, it should handle it easily.

I want to know if I am in error on this, and if it is possible, I need to find a 3rd party tool that will let me format the drive to my specs instead of just handing out a default 4K cluster format.

Is this going to work for me? And what tool should I use to do the formatting? Hopefully it's a free tool, since I am only going to be doing this once.

A:special HDD formatting

I think Partition Wizard Home Edition will do that. It's free.

Free Download Magic Partition Manager Software - Partition Wizard Online

How to:

http://www.partitionwizard.com/help/...ster-size.html

I have no idea if you ultimately SHOULD do it or what might go wrong. Back up first, of course.

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I have found all the 64 bit drivers that I need for all my components and all 64 bit software and have it ready when I install V64 on my new build. Is there anything special that I am going to need to do during install or after install that isn't in the norm when it comes to installation???

A:Do I need to do anything special after V 64 is installed?

The only thing to be aware of is that on a few systems Vista x64 will not install with 4 or more gig of ram

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ok well im trying to give the program called peer guardian full control but it wont let me and it just says Error applying security and i had UAC on and i turned it off and i still have the same problem and it wont let me have special permissions on my own acc and i am administrator and im running 32 windows vista Man this gets frustrating! Please help!

Kk well ill give u a pic ok but now i cant even open up the file peer guardian its like not letting me do anything with it now Please help!

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/austin/Desktop/My%20problem.JPG[/IMG]

A:Help Please special permissions??!?!?

Did you reboot after turning UAC off? Personally I'd turn it back on.

Can you create the error and post a snip of it so we can see what going on?
Info on the snipping tool and how to upload pics to the posts here if needed:
How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

Gary

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One of my customers is requesting that I paste special a bitmap image from them into my e-mail. I am using windows live mail 2012. I can't seem to find this command inside live mail 2012. can anyone point me to it? any help would be appreciated.

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I was watching Criminal Minds the other day, and Notices they there was a computer they were working on...it had a password on the computer... and if the user got it wrong 6 times, the hard drive gets formatted. They called it 'Deadbolt Defense'

Is there such software made? Where can I acquire it?

Not that I am trying to hide anything, Just pretty darn curious if such thing existed.

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Greetings.
I have now a Windows 7 install in one SSD in MBR-mode
I have also a Windows 8 install on another SSD in GPT mode.

As now I choose which system to buut by BIOS, but I would like to have a boot menu, so I don't have to use BIOS to select.

Is it possible to greate a dualboot menu after BOTH installations is done? If so, how do I do it? Which will be the "main boot SSD", the MBR or the GPT moded SSD?

I know it is a bit backward work that has to be done, but I'm so dissapointed about Windows 8, that I don't want to loose my Windows 7.

A:A special DualBoot - how?

The program I use for this exact thing (I have 3 versions of 7 on the same machine) is EASY BCD EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies Free for non commercial use. This is NOT a TOY, be careful with the program as it can mess stuff up. If you install the program it will offer you a choice of booting to operating systems. Check out the FAQ EasyBCD Documentation Home - EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies Wiki

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I just converted some mov files to avi. They won't play on Windows Media Player 10. After Media Player looks for codecs, I am getting the following error message.

C00D11CD: Unknown error
Windows Media Player encountered an unknown error. This can occur when another program or operating system component encounters a problem but does not communicate the nature of the problem to Windows Media Player.
Error ID = 0xC00D11CD, Condition ID = 0x00000000

Do I need another codec? If so, what do I look for? Is there a solution to this problem?
Thanks, Jim
 

A:Do I need a special avi codec?

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I am using an Asustek P3CE motherboard which supports ATA/66. I have 2 hard disks in my PC, one is an ATA/66 and a new one which is an ATA/100.

Question are:

1. Are there different cables for ATA/33, ATA/66 and ATA/100? (I may have used some older cables which are for ATA/33 when my original cables conked out and I used an old one from my older PC).

2. Can I use a higher-ATA cable for a lower-ATA hard disk?

3. Will there be marked performance improvements with a change to higher-speed cables?
 

A:Do I need special cables?

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what is windows powershell and how does it works,??
any tips and tricks about windows powershell ?

A:What is so special about POWERSHELL

Windows PowerShell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Try and download an RSS feed with the old Command Prompt!
Run this in PowerShell:

Code:
$x=new-object xml;$x.load('http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/rss.aspx');$x.rss.channel.item|select title -f 8
Or try and traverse the Registry.

Code:
set-location HKLM:\SOFTWARE
get-childitem

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Has anyone been able to add a checkmark next to special permissions or been able to add a checkmark in the grayed out boxes ???

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Alright.. I'm looking for software that will start any program at a given time, let the program run a task, then close the program, without me ever having to touch my computer in the meantime. Does something like this exist? Thanks!

A:Looking for a special program...

All modern operating systems have this functionality built in.On Windows, it's called the Task Scheduler.On Linux, it's called cron.On Mac OS X I'm not sure what they call it. But I'm pretty sure that cron is lurking there somewhere.

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I changed the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon to hide a user account and expected the system to give me an option to enter username as well as password to log back on to the same hidden account. But
NO, no luck. It still gives you all unhidden user account to select from in order to log on though.

Unfortunately the account I have hidden is the only Administrator account I have in the system. I've tried to change the registry by logging on as a standard user. However both the command prompt and the regedit do not offer option to run as administrator.
So I can't restore the registry.

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