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What Kind of Laptop Should I buy?

Q: What Kind of Laptop Should I buy?

So I have been thinking of buying a new laptop. The one I'm thinking about is the Alienware 15. I don't really play games but I do play Shellshock live which makes my current computer run hot. I'm a Veterinarian so I may us this laptop at work at times. Really the only reason I want this laptop is because it looks cool. I know that's not really a good reason but hey if it will work why not get something that looks good that I can stream shows off of and play a game here and there. My question is would someone who knows computers recommend this or for me to go with non-gaming computer. Thanks

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Preferred Solution: What Kind of Laptop Should I buy?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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What do you have?


Or..

What would you recommend ?
 

A:What kind of laptop do you have?

the best laptops are HP or high end dell's, stay away from fujitsu siemens whatever you do.
 

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I currently upgraded my internet connection on my Gateway 5300 solo series
witch came with the integrated network card. I purchased a Wireless -G Notebook Adapter with Speedbooster witch fits in to my pc card slot. Works fine with my Netgear 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router Model WTG624, I was told I could bridge the connection between my new Wireless Connection and my integrated Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection witch is just a direct slot for an Ethernet cable. Anyone know how I can do this?
I bridged them and ran a cable from laptop to playstation and nothing is happening Im sure I need a crossover cable or something, so I tired to hook up a Linksys Ethernet Cable/DSL Router and I still do not think I'm getting any internet to the router, I don't' have a cable to try from router to ps2 (playstation2) but at least I think I should have some lights going.

thank you
-Tammi
 

A:Using Laptop as a Router (kind of)

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Hi there. I'm not so knowledgeable about computers or programs so here's my problem. After I placed my classmate's flashdisk in the USB port of my laptop, the speed suddenly dropped. I suspected that it was contaminated with a virus or malware. So I used my anti virus, which is norton 360 version 2, and it detected a threat. Then the speed completely slowed down so I restarted my laptop. Then I tried the system restore in safe mode but the problem is still there and when I try to open the hard drive, a window pops up stating "open with..." I already followed the Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting a hijackthis log so here's the log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:13:00 AM, on 10/2/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:... Read more

A:Sorry, I Don't Know What Kind Of Infection I Have In My Laptop

Hello Krest23, Your system is infected with a Flash Drive infector Warning: Any flash / jump drives you have connected to this system since your infection have been compromised by a flash drive infector. We are going to run a tool as part of the following fix which will disinfect your machine, as well as clean any flash drives connected to the system. It is advised you connect any flash drives that have been connected to this machine during this time frame to this system for the following fix, in order to disinfect them. Please let owners of other machines to which you have connected any flash media or drives that their machines may now be infected. We need to remove the Flash Drive infector Please download Flash_Disinfector.exe by sUBs and save it to your desktop. Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear. The utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives including your mobile phone. Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well. Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program. Reboot your computer when done. Note: Flash_Disinfector will create a hidden file named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive plugged in when you ran it. Don't delete this folder. It will help protect your drives from future infection.Please disable your Norton antivirus program before running Kaspersky Online Scanner.Please do a scan with Kaspersky Online ScannerNote: If you are ... Read more

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Dear All,
I want to buy a Laptop Computer, but I don't know what kind to buy. I have been made a good deal on an ACER, has anyone ever heard of that kind and are they any good.

Thanks
Kisota
 

A:Buying A Laptop, WHAT KIND!!!!

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Hi to everyone!What kind of SSD can I install for upgrading an old notebook HP 510? Thank you and have a nice day.

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i have a compact persario laptop with windows xp and recently i had downloaded so music stuff to my laptop and now it has somekind of virus. I turn it on and with in 5 mins of booting it shuts down and restarts it self. How can i do to get rid of the virus and get my laptop back up and running if it dosen't stay on long enough to do so?
 

A:I have some kind of virus on my laptop

please post in the proper forum - security and OS
 

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A friend of mine gave me his laptop to look at after it stopped functioning this summer. It's an HP pavillion dv1000, and I guess the issue is that it will not power on, nor show any indication of power even if plugged in. He said it got left in his car for a couple weeks last summer, during times where the heat was pretty intense, especially in a car.
I was wondering if anyone else had encountered anything like this in the past, or perhaps knows what the main issue might be. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Kind of a tricky laptop question

A common problem is power management failure - the battery is flat and mains power is not getting through. Does the power supply have output?
 

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So all of a sudden my laptop (windows 7, 2gb ram, pretty much new) started running VERY slow, I rebooted and same thing, I immediately thought Virus, so I went into spybot and ran it, I got many tracking cookies and deleted them, I rebooted, same thing. Next I ran Avast Free edition and it wouldn't work! Gave me some error, Next I tried installing AVG Free, It wouldn't install!

Im not sure what else to do! Im moderately good with computers but I just get so frustrated with virus's! Im in safe mode now and everything runs fine, can someone please give me some suggestions? Whats a good free Antivirus I can try? Thanks in advance!

*update*

I installed Housecall and did a full scan (took like 100 something minutes lol) and it found 2 virus's, It "fixed" them, didn't solve the problem though, I re booted and it worked fine for 2 minutes then slowed down again, not sure what else to do! Please help!

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I arrived home from my parents yesterday and booted up my laptop to check a few things for work. It started up fine, during the course of the hour or so I was on there Norton detected and blocked an attack on my computer...had a quick look at the details and it said it had blocked a malicious attack etc. Didn't think anything of it and carried on. Finished what I was doing and closed my laptop down. This morning I attempted to turn it on, and got a "Your computer wasn't shut down right, do you want to start system repair or start normally" windows screen. I clicked "start normally". I get a brief black screen with white text saying "Windows is loading files". Then I get but onto the system repair screen. I tried this several times with the same result. So I let the system repair continue to its end, it came up with the conclusion "can't fix it". I then get an HP recovery manager screen with a number of options, including Microsoft System restore, System recovery, etc. I tried system restore (there was a restore file from 5 days ago)....this didn't work. I tried restoring an even earlier file....this didn't work. I then tried to boot in safe mode, safe mode doesnt work I just get the "Windows loading files" screen again. I have no idea what has happened here, can anyone offer any help? Some files are backed up (but very few), although according to the HP recovery manager I can back these up from that sc... Read more

A:Issues with laptop (some kind of Malware?)

To add to this I have now booted my laptop from Ubunto on a USB drive, but I have no idea what I am looking for! Any help appreciated!
 

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Hi. I've had several frustrating days with my Toshiba Satellite 1805-S204 laptop. First, the computer wouldn't boot up because the "file windows\system32\config\system is either missing or corrupted". I also got some random bad checksum errors when i restarted. I hunted around the Net for a bit, found this was a somewhat common problem, and tried to run the Recovery Console from my startup disks. However, the laptop didn't recognize those either; I ended up completely trashing my hard drive and reformatting everything.
Now my present problem: I could get the computer to turn on and to get to Windows ok, but it will crash after a few minutes, and then won't turn on again for several minutes or hours (plugged in with the AC adapter). The laptop recognizes that it is plugged into the adapter (ie. the light turns on); when I hit the power on button, the light indicating that the computer is turned on is also green.

Think there is problem with an internal battery?

Thanks very much.
 

A:Dead toshiba laptop..kind of?

Toshiba is ugg.. there is a class action lawsuit against them for problems with the 1805

http://www.kiesellaw.com/active/case_toshiba.php
 

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Here is my laptop:

http://www.cnet.com/laptops/toshiba-satellite-l305-s5933/4507-3121_7-33483107.html?tag=mncolBtm%3brnav

It has a vga out port. What kind of cord do I use to connect it to my TV set which is located here:

http://rca4tv.com/product/spec.asp?modelnum=32LB45RQ

I tried to use this cord but it wasn't the right one:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330781441750?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

can you provide a link to the correct cord?

Thanks
 

A:What kind of cable do I use to connect the vga of my laptop to the rgb of my tv set

According to the specs in your link, the TV does not have RGB inputs. It has "Component Video (YPbPr)". Y, Pb, Pr is very different from R, G, B video. You would need some type of video converter box with active electronics and not some kind of simple cable, with different connectors on each end.
 

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Hello,
I've been thinking of upgrading the video card in my laptop. I'm not sure what kind of card I need. I don't know if a laptop uses an agp slot or pci. If anyone would like to help please write back!

Thanks a bunch,
brewer_dc
 

A:What kind of video card should I get to upgrade my laptop??

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Hi, I have problems with my laptop and would appreciate some help. Pardon my English. ^^

It all started when I went to this unknown site that supposedly was able to watch some drama shows on; apparently, it gave me a virus/trojan that keeps redirecting my google searches on both IE/Firefox. After this, I ran a malwarebytes scan and then an avast scan nothing was found. Now i am getting a spam load of URL:MAL detected from avast and everytime i click scan from avast, i would get Bsod saying Bad_Pool_caller. I stupidly download and installed another AV (AVG Free edition & Adware SE) because i was hoping to uninstall my avast since it kept giving me Bsod. I ran an ESET Online scan before installing avg. It was able to detect 15 TrojanDownload.java. After that i proceeded to restart laptop. Now no programs will run and i cant uninstall anything because it keeps giving me an error saying file either already deleted or window installer not there. My system restore dont seem to work either since it keep saying antivirus is affecting the restoring process.

Please i would like some help.

Thank you

My laptop's specs - WINDOWS 7 SP0
Acer Aspire AS5740G-6979 NoteBook Intel Core i5 430M(2.26GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650

EDIT: I am unable to run DDS or GMER because i believe the virus closes it right away. All i get is the do you want to run this program msg, and after i click yes nothing happens.

A:Laptop fails to open any kind programs

Hello and welcome to TSF.

If you still need assistance please follow these instructions to get the logs we need.

Please download and run the following tool to help allow other programs to run. There are 3 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one. You only need to get one of them to run, not all of them.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.exe
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.com
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.scr

Vista and Win7 users need to right click and choose Run as Admin

If you have problem running those, try these:

iExplore.exe
Rkill.com
uSeRiNiT.exe

Once the tool has run, do NOT reboot the machine, and then try once again to run DDS and GMER.

Note:

You will likely see a message from this rogue telling you the file is infected. Ignore the message. Leave the message OPEN, do not close the message. Run rkill repeatedly until it's able to do its job. This may take a few tries. Once the tool has run, do NOT reboot the machine, and then try once again to run DDS and GMER.

If for some reason the machine reboots, repeat the process. Again, try not to restart the machine.

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My laptop is broken from one edge by kid. Wanted to check how can I fix this.

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Ok, so here is my issue.
I have a logitech M325 wireless mouse that has worked perfectly fine for a while....until all of the sudden it stopped responding. So I replaced batteries (which did nothing), then went ahead and got a new mouse. When I plugged that one in, there was no response either . So I got my friends wireless mouse (which has been working fine on his computer) and plugged it into mine, which, no surprise, didn't work. When I gave him his mouse back, he was shocked to find that it no longer worked on his computer either!! I am a PC gamer and could really use some help!!
 

A:No kind of wireless mouse works on my laptop!

To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.
 

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After putting my beloved 10 years old or so Toshiba on lifesupport 2 years ago, it shows signs of getting too hot again too often.
Now I don't know what to replace it with, I am so used to XP and I see so many problems with Windows 8, would I be better off trying to find a Windows7 laptop? Can"t afford a Mac and it is probably too hard to learn its OS.
I never play games, or download anything but use it for email and family pix organizing. I need 4 USB ports, because the new computers don't seem to have a modem, needed for dial-up to get some kind of device unfortunately.
Any advise what brand is reliable? Is there a laptop with matte screen still? Will I have to replace my old programs, like Word and Paintshop Pro?
I' ll appreciate any advise.
 

A:Solved: need input/advice what kind of new laptop to get

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I'm looking at getting an Intel NUC to replace a dying laptop (7 Pro, 32-bit). The NUC comes without any HHD, so no OS either. I'm wondering if I can just put in my laptop HHD (yes, it fits), and be up and running?

I run the laptop through a Toshiba Dynadock 3.0 to get an external monitor and 5.1 speakers, so I would think I'd have all the necessary drivers (I also have the 7 Pro disk, as I replaced Home Premium with it).

A:Another kind of HHD swap question (laptop to Intel NUC)

Perhaps you can Make Windows 7 bootable after motherboard swap. Win7 Pro is retail?

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The thread title explains it in a nutshell, but HERE'S where I will tell the other info, The error only comes up when I try to login, it acts like I am not an admin anymore, despite the fact that I am the only user, Can't detect any system restore points, AND IT'S BEEN LIKE THIS FOR DAYS!!! Did I mention it won't show anything that is on the desktop or even the desktop itself, and the fact that THIS WAS MAKING ME GO CRAZY!?!?!?

A:HELP! Laptop won't work! Explorer.exe Error of the worst kind!

Can you actually log in to Windows? If so, do this:

1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

Report the output from the command window once it finishes.

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how do i get hp laptop out of stupid longscreen viewing mode? Yes i tried "view" and everything else under the sun. What is the trick?

A:My hp laptop is stuck in some kind of stupid longscreen mode...

not sure if this is what you are referring to, but you might have accidentally chenged to portrait mode? right click on desktopclick 'screen resolution'set 'orientation' to 'landscape'click OK there is a hotkey for this, i think it's in another thread




"There's no such thing as a fool proof system. Someone will make a better fool tomorrow."

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Hi everybody, got some troubles

My old memory, Kingston 1GB PC3200 CL3 148-Pin DIMM Kit (512x2) fits and works perfectly, but I just bought a 2GB kit: Crucial 2GB 240-Pin DIMM PC4200 UNBUFF

The problem is (you've probably worked it out by looking at the mem specs) is that the slot on the new memory doesnt match up with the bar going accross my memory bank.

Which part of the memory specifications defines where abouts the slot is on the actual memory module is?

My motherboard is a GA-7S741M

Soz if im not very good at explaining,

can anyone help?
 

A:I bought the wrong kind of memory... what's the right kind?

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Hello I have been fighting issues with my external monitor not turning back on after sleep. I have it set to hybrid mode, I understand the other fix is to set it to discrete mode but my other laptop of the same type does wake up after moving the mouse in hybrid mode. I tried multiple things. 1.) Updated Intel Management Drivers and Software 2.) Updated Thunderbolt Software 3.) Used Graphic Driver Uninstaller and to no avail.  I also installed every update for Windows 10 on their web site. The other fix is to enable and disable the NVIDIA driver in the and that wakes up the HDMI port it seems, but that should not be the case, I would like it to just turn on with the flick of the mouse or button like my other laptop. Is it a failing graphic card of Nvidia or Intels end? I do notice after the monitor sleeps the NVIDIA drivers control panel settings go missing. I already uninstalled completely and reinstalled the drivers but my computer is still having this problem. Are their any suggestions on Lenovo's end or fixes? I bought this laptop from Amazon and I also joined a 3 year support service from them.


























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A:Lenovo P50 - HDMI External Monitor Not Working After Sleep (My Other Laptop of the Same Kind does)

Have you compared the Power Option settings on the two laptops to see if they match as well?Do the two systems share the same monitor, and if not, how is your monitor configured, does it have an option to set the input source to HDMI vs. automatically detecting the source?When in the mode where the screen does not turn back on, what happens if you press the following key combination Windows Key + Shift + Ctrl + B  (forces a reset of graphics cards) do you hear a beep and your screen wake up?     That key combination sometimes works to wake the monitors, and while not a solution, it may be a work around until you find a permanent one. Best of luck, 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.13GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57137 MB, Free - 19092 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0XD762
Antivirus: None
My issues are strange. I get about 5 minutes after boot to get into any application. I have a 'black bar" across my menu selections. I did have the super slow computer and google search results going weird places.

My spyware search found only "DSO exploit" and i thought i resolved this but apparently not.

Any assistance is appreciated.
 

A:Some Kind of Bug?

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Hi all
I'd appreciate any help you can give me.

I have a red taskbar icon that keeps saying "you have a security problem"

It periodicaly causes popups that mention "windows security alert" w/ trojandownloaded.win32.agent.bq
and a second one that brings up multiple popups mentioning a download called "secureexpertcleaner"

It also keeps causing my keyboard to skip letters or freeze up.

I went through a separate issue several months back and still have HIJACK THIS, COMBOFIX and SMITHFRAUDFIX loaded on the computer.

Let me know if you can help and what information you need?

Thanks,
Jay

{Mod Edit: Moved from XP to AM I Infected~~boopme}

A:Some Kind Of Bug

Hello and welcome. First I have moved your topic her for better service.Second, HJT and ComboFix should not be run with out super vision,that can cause a serious problem if the wrong items are removed. So That said. Please run an MBAM scan.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Resu... Read more

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Hello,
I have a problem with my brower(s). Its a redirecting issue. I've ran superantispyware, malwarebytes, and spybot search and destroy, and all three have found trojans and issues that I believe I have eliminated. But now theres another issue.
When I do a search on both firefox and IE, I get redirected to a different site. This happens also in safemode with networking.
I'm to the point where I'm deleting startup entries in MSCONFIG, and disabling add-ons. But something tells me I'm directing my attention to the wrong place because nothing has helped.
Any ideas??

A:some kind of bug

Please run the tool here How to remove Google RedirectsWhen it is done, a log file should be created on your C: drive called "TDSSKiller.txt" please copy and paste the contents of that file here.Rerun MBAM (MalwareBytes) like this:Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when doneclick Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan (normal mode).After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log and Reboot into normal mode.

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would someone be kind enough to help me go from vista to windows xp professional , please give me the step by step on how to do this, and make it simple and direct so i can follow the stepts one by one,
question i will have to erase vista and then what? hurry please post the instructions please and i will print them and do just as they are directing me to do..thank a half a million.

A:would some one be kind enough to help me

1.Make sure you have the xp drivers for your system for reinstallation, and backup files.

2.Place the xp disk in the optical drive
Restart computer
At prompt, hit any key to boot from disk
follow prompts to install xp
At hard drive partition screen, delete current Vista installation
Format drive, and install
Activate xp, and reinstall device drivers//software.

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Hi Everyone i want to upgrade my rame from 250mgs to 1000mgs but when i dont know what kind of ram i have how do i find this out please help,

Liam
 

A:What kind of RAM do i have

You can go to the link below and download and install Aida32. It will tell you about all the hardware software etc... on your PC. Download it and save it to desktop or wherever you choose. Install it and click on it and it will generate a comprehensive report of everything on your puter.

http://www.aida32.hu/download/aida32pe_330.exe

BTW this is a direct download link.
 

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Hi again,was wondering if there are any programs , for instance, i make a lot of text documents, and when you click properties and theres a summary( usually put text in summary). Is there any apps that let you see the summary of text files without having to click on properties, just move mouse point over files , so it will show it. But i want it to show extra things. Like those mp3 custom tags for mp3s. But for text files, anyone have any ideas.

All it shows it

type:
date modified:
size"
 

A:Anyone know of this kind of app

In Windows Explorer (eg:My Documents) If you go to View - Choose Details... you will see more display options.

Of course this will display the data for all the files at once.

I don't know if there is a prog like the one you want - bound to be though.

You can hold the Alt key down and double-click on a file to view Properties
 

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Thanx to deep blue for answering my last question and now i got one more:

I want to upgrade my memory and i have to know the exect type
or have i not?
Is there any software which can help me?
If there is not maybe u can?
I got Pentium 3
64 all this by NEC
what is DIMM? Is my memory 100 mhz or 133 mhz? I dont believe
it's a ddr because my machine is pretty old.

thank u very much for any answer
"Live long and prosper" or something like that
 

A:what kind of RAM i got?

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I have 1 port in which i need 3 users to attach to, i was thinking my best bet would be to get a switching hub, rather than a passive or intellegent hub. Is this the best way to go, if so, or if not, any recommendations on hardware.
 

A:what kind of Hub

What exactly are you trying to do? Some more details would help us help you alot.
 

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My daughter brought her computer because it quit connecting to the internet and printing. I ran Mbam and Supraantispyware and found 14 trojans, and 497 spyware threats. I've cleaned everything off and she was getting Hard drive failure warnings, but the warning wanted you to click and buy their program to fix it, so I'm not sure the HD is really dying or not. I uninstalled all her toolbars, (she had about 6) and got rid of "weatherbug" etc... I copied all her pictures and data to an external hard drive.

The Hard drive she has is 160 GB (off system properties but no clue what brand. CPU is a 167 Gigahertz AMD Sempron 2400+; Memory is 496 MB Ram (according to Bellarc Slot A0 has 512 mb and Slot A1 is empty. Her motherbaord is KM266A-8235 Bus Clock 166 megahertz.

I see on Newegg I can get a 500 GB Seagate Bare drive for $49.00 but I don't know if SATA or 2.0 or 3.0, 7200 rpm etc.. is compatible.

How can I get her more Ram. Can I buy one stick of 512 for the other slot? Will it read 1 gig of Ram?

She's getting married in 3 months so with all the expenses, I'm trying to give her a system that will work (even if slow). She's running Win XP Home Edition.

Thanks for your help
 

A:What kind of Ram and HD do I need

First Thing - About the program that says your HDD is dying is most likely a scam similiar to another scam that changes your desktop background to something that says your computer is infected with Adware and that you have to buy product to fix it, when there is nothing wrong at all. It actually changes the desktop background and makes it impossible to change back until you remove it with a fix created by some people online. What is the name of the HDD program that says your HD is dying. Or google the program online and type in scam with it and see if there are any links on other forums talking about it and how to fix it.

A great program to see about these problems is called HijackThis!. http://free.antivirus.com/hijackthis/

There are several free programs online that are by far better than anything you pay for, examples are ccleaner, defraggler, some free virus software like avast and avg. If you don't mind paying an extra 10 to 20 dollars a year there is a program called spy sweeper that works well when I used it but I have not used it in several years. Most of the time the renewal will be cheaper or have a deal of some sort with it. Googling about the top best free computer programs would not hurt, or top 10 list. Most top 10 list are fine, done by other users. But if they are sponsored by a magazine or something they may slightly biased, but that does not mean they don't work. A poor example would be PC Magazine sponsoring MagicJack. The truth is MagicJack doe... Read more

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I have a Windows 7 that runs slow.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II P360 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2811 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290143 MB, Free - 235567 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., Inspiron M5030
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

ogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:49:02 PM, on 10/8/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16450)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Clearwire\Connection Manager\ClearwireCM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\PokerStars.NET\PokerStars.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10s_ActiveX.exe
C:\Users\dennis\Desktop\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://att.net
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.foxnews.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer... Read more

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Hi i would like to know the kind of ssd m.2 for my new laptop  probook 470 g4 can i install ssd m.2  512gb ? thanks in advance 

A:what kind m.2 for 470 g4 ???

@Paul672 M.2 2280 SSD (NGFF), SATA-3 You may be able to add a 500GB one??? The manual shows only a 256GB but I have seen similar models with the 500GB. Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05269101 REO

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Hi, I need to buy some new ram for my comp. but I don't know if the one I'm going to buy is Ok. My computer has a 32MB PC66 ram. And I'm buying a 128MB PC133 DIMM. Will this ram be compatible with my computer?

My computer:
Intel clelron 300MHZ
32MB PC66 SDRAM
windows 98 installed

Thanks in advance.

Dan
 

A:Help, need to buy ram, What kind?

Shouldn't be a problem with the intel processor, the ram will run at the default speed of the processor.
 

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Just wondering how Can i find waht kind of RAM my PC can use

its a Dell dimension 8250 a friend said it can only use RD RAM, another said most new ones can use DDR, someone please tell me if you know what it can use or please lead me to the right direction on knowing where to go/what to do to find what I can use.

I currently have 256, I think from what I read on DELL webby somewhere, it came with RD RAM, I still have not taken it apart, I will right now, wanted to post 1st =)

Thanks!
 

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I have a PACK-MATE 8102 (Packard Bell) with a MMX 333 processor. I have 32 mg RAM and want to add more, but have been told I need either DIMM ram or EDO ram. I do not know what kind and my book does not tell me. I do not know where else to find this info. Thanks
 

A:What kind of RAM do I buy?

You need to look at your system board. Edo is a type of Simm ram. That ram will look like a mini board long and skinny with chips solderd onto it. Dimm is quite a bit longer and will be stick out. I will investigate for you but you should be able to tell the difference.

aj
 

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Ive been having time out messages when i connect to AOL through my DSL modem and its been a constant thing for like 2 days now, i have done everything from making sure my firewall works with AOL to wiping off aol completly and reinstalling it but still it connects me when i want. spyware checks ive done also but still i dont seem to find the issue. please help me to see if my log file has anything bad which is causing all these timeouts and freezes etc. thank you kindly

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:36:47 AM, on 6/7/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\COMPAQ\ACLIENT\ACLIENT.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\WINNT\Cpqdiag\Cpqdfwag.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\LCRMS\LCRMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\NMSSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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I'm trying to copy some files from an SD card to DVD. The DVD's I tried (DVD+R) won't burn, but I'm pretty sure they are full or defective.

Heading out today to buy some new ones. What type should I get? +R? RW???

Thanks.
 

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I feel I need to add some ram since I only have 256K. Is there an easy way to tell what kind of ram I have in control panel or accessories,system tools?
Thanks in advance.
 

A:What kind of ram do I have?

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i am trying to get ram for a PC and i want to know what kind i need. it is a dell optiplex with these specs

BGGMB51
System Type: OptiPlex 170L
Ship Date: 7/18/2004
Dell IBU: Americas

Quantity Parts # Part Description

1 C1431 PROCESSOR, 80532, 2.8G, 512K, 533, SOCKET N, DECISION ONE
1 7N242 KEYBOARD, 104, UNITED STATES, SILITEK, LOW COST, MIDNIGHT GRAY
1 F2854 KIT, MOUSE, PERSONAL SYSTEM 2, 2BTN, WHEEL, PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD
1 C3748 COMPACT DISK DRIVE, 48X, IDE (INTEGRATED DRIVE ELECTRONICS), HITACHI LG DATA STORAGE, HALF HEIGHT, INTERNAL, MIDNIGHT GRAY
1 P0151 DISPLAY, CATHODE-RAY TUBE, 17, DUAL, E773C, MIDNIGHT GRAY, DELL AMERICAS ORGANIZATION
1 Y2162 ASSEMBLY, FLOPPY DRIVE, 212, 2.0
1 Y1197 KIT, SOFTWARE, ADBEACBT6.0, ENGLAND/ENGLISH, BUNDLE
1 T1614 KIT, SOFTWARE, OFCSB-2K3, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MFGR., ENGLAND/ENGLISH
1 R2527 KIT, SOFTWARE, OVERPACK, WXPPSP1A, COMPACT DISKETTE W/DOCUMENTATION, ENGLAND/ENGLISH
1 U4700 HARD DRIVE, 80GB, I, 7.2K, 2MEGB, WD-XL80SD
2 F0598 DUAL IN-LINE MEMORY MODULE, 256, 333M, 32X64, 8K, 184
1 5120P CORD, POWER, 125V, 6FT, SPT2, UNSHIELDED


what kind of ram do i need?
 

A:What kind of ram do i need?

According to what you have listed there you need PC2700 ram modules.
 

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right now im looking at a stick of my current ram, and all it says is 2gb 2Rx8 pc3-10600u-9-10-B0. im running 10 gigs now and am looking to upgrade to 16. i found several corsair models on new egg. if any one can find out if any of the corsair 16gb 4dimm sets on new egg would work for me that would be great. also if some one can edumicate me about replacing dimms and upgrading for future reference that would also be great.

A:help looking for the right kind of ram

try running a scan from crucial ,it will tell you what ram is available for your mobo.
RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, SSD at Crucial.com

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Windows Automatic Updates is turned off, not by my choice. Cannot turn it back the usual courses. Adware and spyware pop-ups. Computer itself is running verrrrrrrry slowly. Cleaned it up a bit with virus scans but still
a healthy problem.

Please help!

Thanks and here is the hijack this log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:10:35 AM, on 7/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal
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\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6172\SAService.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\RealVNC\VNC4\WinVNC4.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\PROSetWired\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
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I have an Abit motherboard No. i440BX-W977(BE6-II) that has three dimm slots and I would like to upgrade the memory. What choices do I have as far as memory is concerned? It currently has two 128m dimms of SDRAM PC133.
Can I use any other type?

Thanks,

twclead
 

A:what kind of ram can I use

http://www.crucial.com/store/listpa...erboards&mfr=ABIT&cat=&model=BE6-II&submit=Go

It looks like your board is only good for PC100/133 SDRAM, 3 sticks of 256 is the most
 

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Most honoured reader,
please be so kind to tell me how to change what I want changed.
The little downpointing triangel that's next to the place were you write your websiteadresses and searches in, it used to show me which sites I visited and which searches I did but now it just keeps on turning blank again (at google), providing me no information about previous actions. How do I change this?
THANKS-A-LOT.
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A:Kind To Help

What browser are you using?
Regards,
John

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I have an older IBM Pentium 3 here and I'd like to try and distinguish what kind of ram it requires so I can go get some and put it in for my buddy here. But I don't feel like opening his case until he gets the ram, is there a way I can tell what kind of ram we're using here without opening it up and secondly I've only worked with DDR ram what is the dif with SD? DDR2? etc thanks!
 

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I have a compaq presario 5304. what kinda RAM should i buy for it. It says SDRAM DIMM but is that different from PC2100 RAM ?? Let me know. Thanks
 

A:What kind of RAM do i need??

Here's a listing of what is available for your computer......

http://www.crucial.com/store/listpa...ario&mfr=Compaq&model=Presario+5304&submit=Go

Debe
 

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