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Solved: RAM Updrage Question.

Q: Solved: RAM Updrage Question.

Hi everyone,

I run windows home on 2.0GHz and 1gig RAM. Lately, I decided to install another 1gig(to be 2 gigs RAM) to accommodate the current applications that I am using. I stumbled onto a site that is able to scan your system and specify the type and also predict the performance after the upgrade-- www.crucial.com.

Q1: Should I trust the scanner the site provides, and is it accurate "in case anyone has ever tried it"?
Q2: The type of RAM that the scanner found was Crucial DDR2 memory with support for 200pin SODIMM DDR2 PC2-5300or DDR2 PC2-4200 speeds. , I then started bidding at eBay on Samsung 2GB PC2-5300 DDR2-667 200pin SODIMM but I know that the former Samsung RAM is used with MacBook, will that be no good for PC?

I'd also like to know what do these mean and how do they differ SODIMM,PC2-5300,4200 speeds and finally
DDR2-667 or DDR2-533

Thanks you.

I need to know which version of RAM is best peformance, frequency and latency wise that will achieve the best performance possible from the DDR2 family.

Preferred Solution: Solved: RAM Updrage Question.

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i've been thinking lately on upgrading to w7 x64 but i want to know if my computer specs are good enough for it.
i currently have an hp g60 120us laptop, specs:
Microprocessor2.00 GHz AMD Turion X2 RM-70 Dual-Core Mobile ProcessorMicroprocessor Cache1 MB L2 CacheMemory3072 MBMemory Max3072 MBVideo GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 8200MVideo MemoryUp to 1470 MBHard Drive250 GB (5400 rpm)one detail, i copied from hp site...recently i upgraded to 4gb ram.
any opinion would be appreciated, if you think i should upgrade to w7 x64 then please tell me how to keep my drivers.

PS. im using windows vista home premium 32-bit

A:Should i updrage to Windows 7 x64?

Quote: Originally Posted by johndoe125

i've been thinking lately on upgrading to w7 x64 but i want to know if my computer specs are good enough for it.
i currently have an hp g60 120us laptop, specs:
Microprocessor2.00 GHz AMD Turion X2 RM-70 Dual-Core Mobile ProcessorMicroprocessor Cache1 MB L2 CacheMemory3072 MBMemory Max3072 MBVideo GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 8200MVideo MemoryUp to 1470 MBHard Drive250 GB (5400 rpm)one detail, i copied from hp site...recently i upgraded to 4gb ram.
any opinion would be appreciated, if you think i should upgrade to w7 x64 then please tell me how to keep my drivers.

PS. im using windows vista home premium 32-bit

Hi -- Check out this link for FAQ 32-bit and 64-bit Windows: frequently asked questions and D/L the Windows Upgrade Advisor Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

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Hi I have a Lenovo yoga 920 with 256 SSD. I am wondering if I can upgrade this to 512? 

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Hello everyone, I have been facing sound problems after i upgraded to a new harddisk and new windows 10 because my older hard disk stopped working and i  lost all the data so i put a new hard disk and new windows 10 64bit and now the speakers are not working properly i cant hear the sound i use to hear it before its not loud enough any idea how to fix this? thanks

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Hi Dell, i just buy Dell 9010 SFF , i want to updrage Discrete Video card  
What kind of  Discrete Video card I updrage?

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I haven't been on windows 98 or 98SE alot so I was wondeing, If you put a Cd-writer (burner) in a computer with windows 98 or 98se (which I just did) why when ;you go to my computer and right click on the E dirve is there not a recording tab and other tabs like in windows xp, I know the answer will probably be------because your not using XP----------But I was wondering. The one I put in had NERO with it and I like NERO anyway however I would like to know for future purposes.

Why when you go to mycomputer and right click on the E drive (the burner) don't you have the recording tab and the rest like XP. I like doing it that way in XP where you can move all files or copy files and then go to the burner and say write these files to cd.

Does windows 98 or 98SE have this and I am just missing it or is a burning program like NERO or another the only way to use the burning in 98 or 98SE?

Thanks for the help

A:Solved: Windows 98 and/or 98SE-question about burning CDs, is there a record tab etc-Question

lol, you answered your own question, windows 95,98,98se,and ME don't support cd burning, except with 3rd party software. When you purchase any of the NT systems (ie: xp, NT 4, Server 2003, 2000 PRO etc...) all have the NT kernel which if you look during your install say " Windows (whatever version) is built on NT technology" and "You now have built in CD burning" soon and perhaps with the upcoming service pack 2, it will start coming with DVD burning capability.

I believe the only windows kernel out that currently supports cd burning is the NT one

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Alright two questions for this post.

First one is I want to know if this CPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727 is compatible with this motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128416 because the mother board does not support the CPU type ( Phenom II X4) or am I wrong?

next is if that motherboard has integrated graphics, can I still then put a video card on it?

Thanks in advance

A:Solved: CPU Compatibility question & Intergrated Graphics question

FRom what i can see the cpu will work with that board, 2nd > yes you can install a video card. What wattage and make is the power supply?

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I have a MSI K9A2 CF V2.

It supports Up DDR2 1066 and up to 8GB.

I have 2 2GB sticks right now which I will be moving to another computer. I wish to buy 2 sets of 2 2GB 10666. The board support 4 sticks of ram. If I buy 2 separate of the same memory will I have an issue meaning 4 total sticks of the same ram. Meaning will the sticks do there little duel channel thing??


A:Solved: Memory question DDR2 *not a comparing question*

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is there any way to either make a partition to an already formatted drive (without losing any info). or is there a good way to back up large files using DVD's without somehow corrupting the files?

last time i tried putting music/video/game files on dvd's they somehow became corrupted.

A:Solved: Dumb question, but a question none-the-less

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I just wanted to know if I could do the following with no problem or if you cannot do it this way.

There is a windows 98 computer upstairs (with DSL) There is a modem--then a router---the windows 98 computer, I think he has the windows 98 computer upstairs hooked into the router and then another line in the router running downstairs to a windows XP SP1 computer. they both work fine. Here is my question.

He wants to add a third computer downstairs,so can it be like
THe modem then router then the windows 98 computer upstairs hooked into the router. Now is it possible to then plug like a four port hub into the router and have the line running downstairs and then take the windows xp that is already down there and plug it into the hub and then the new computer plug it into the hub and they would all have the dsl just like the two of them do now,

I guess I am asking can you plug the one compute upstairs into the router and then run a cable downstairs into a hub and plug the other two computers into the hub and they will all get DSL?

or do you have to plug the upstairs computer into the router like now and then plug two morre lines into the router and run them both downstairs and run one to each computer?

And as long as everything is going throught the router no matter which way it is done do you have to run anything special to get the DSL on all? Some step by step instructions would be nice but I really want to know if the hub thing will work the way I am describing it. Thanks... Read more

A:Solved: Network Question if I can use a hub with it- Just a question

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Hi people! My question is a little out this place, but I can't find the right forum for this question. Maybe matadors will move this to the right place for me. I'm looking for a device, that can take a Video Tape and a DVD-R, and copy that tape to the DVD, so that I have it on the DVD, not on an old fashioned tape anymore! I have a large library of videos, and I would like to transfer them on to a DVD (consume some space for instance). I saw this kind of device at Target, maybe I can find it on internet for a cheaper price! Your help is very appreciated!

A:Solved: A question a little out of place question!

Either need a capture box to capture VHS audio/video to computer then burn your movie


get one of these.


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OK i have been using ATI grpahics cards for several now , and recently i just got an nVidia card . here is the question .
I CAnnot find out what driver version i have instaled .
where do you find out this info . or am i blind ?
thanks ',

A:Solved: Solved: nVidia GeForce 7900 question


go to Device Manager

To get to Device Manager click Start>>Run type devmgmt.msc click OK

Look down the list for Display Adapters
Click on the + sign to expand
Double click on your video card
Click on the Driver tab

it should tell you there what version

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Today I changed over my hard drive from a 60 Gig to 80 Gig, Warranty work because the HD was noisy. I used the Maxtor program to copy one drive to the other. Now I can not get into system restore. If I try it just hangs up on that tab. Example: If I try and get to system restore by right clicking my computer is hangs after I hit the restore tab/and if I try through programs/system tools it hangs as soon as I click on system restore. By hanging I mean that that screen stays on the desk top until I reboot the system. (Note at no time is system restore showing in task manager) I'm wondering
1. If the change in HD size has anything to do with this.
2. Is there a manual way of turning off system restore so I can delete and old restore points and start over?


A:Solved: Solved: System Restore Question

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I was told by our admin that the unix systems we run our company on do not have public IP addresses, and there is no need to patch or monitor them for hacking or other security threats.
The unix systems run our POS and Document control system.

Anyway are they secure, or does the admin have his head in the sand? Just curious......
Thanks for any replies to this. I was kind of shocked when he said this.

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Hi all, I would like to know among all these 3 processors, which one will perform faster and better if I would like to use it for playing games or watching movies?

Pentium 4 1.6 ghz
Athlon 701 mhz
AMD Duron 1.1 ghz

Thanks for the reply.

A:Solved: Solved: Question regarding processors

They are older. Are they the only ones at your disposal? Or are you building a new system? If you’re planning on playing games and watching movies you need more then what you posted. I suggest an Intel 2.8Ghz Pentium 4 at minimum.

But that’s just me…

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It seems like any SD card greater than 2GB is designated as SDHC. Can these SDHC
cards be used in a USB 1.1 port. OR am I limited to 2GB SD cards? I realize the USB 1.1
is slower but are these SDHC cards OK to use for larger files > 2GB on a USB 1.1 port?

A:Solved: USB question

Yes, however I must warn you that Windows XP SP2 had problems recognizing some SDHC cards.

If you have SP2 and cannot upgrade, you will need to install the following hotfixes below to add support for the new SDHC memory cards. Otherwise if you are using Windows XP SP3 you are fine because the fixes below are included in its release.

Clicking "view and request hotfix downloads" from the microsoft links below:


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Hi, i'm thinking of buying a CPU for building a computer and just wanted to ask a few questions. I know there is stuff like i5 and i7 with intel. Are these just generation names for newer CPU's or is there something else to it?

Also, I know what dual core and all that is but what is the difference between buying single core 3ghz processor and a dual core 1.5ghz processor?


A:Solved: CPU question

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Ok... i dont know anything about making web pages realy, but im trying to make a completely clear webpage that is see through. i know that this sounds weird but im geting sick of seeing those action canceled boxes of blocked adds inside webpages from my host file. ive found the file "Shdoclc.dll" and were the pages are redirected to and can edit the "Navcancl.htm" inside it. but ive i alaways used web page builders to make pages. can someone please make me a see through page or a page with just one immage on it so i can rename the immage to one that is see through, that might work.... am i making any sence ?



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if you go to CLICK HERE. you will see a add on the top. i however see the Action Canceled web page that is built into windows. i was wondering if someone could post a web page that i could replace my action canceled page with of just an image or something that was see through so i could see the background of the web page instead?

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Hey, i've posted like 3 threads all considering the same pc im building, well heres another...
would a Jeantech 350W PSU be powerful enough for

Intel Pentium D 3.2Ghz Processor
Intel Desktop Board D945GCL
Kingston 1GB DDR2 DIMM
ATI X600 256MB PCI-E Graphics Card
BT Voyager 1040 PCI Adapter
Jeantech Phong II ATX Cooling Case

A:Solved: PSU Question

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I am using php4 and php5.

To hide the actual variable information I am using gzcompress and base64_encode to create a string that is passed for the variable.

Doing this I get a string that may have special characters in it like a +, /, etc. I pass them to my script and use the $_GET to receive them. When I receive them the special characters are turned into blanks.

Ex. script.php?var=eJwrSiotSc5ILXIwLAbS+nJqU
$_GET['var'] = eJwrSiotSc5ILXIwLAbS nJqU

I have also tired to use the + to replace the + but get the same result.

Any idea how I can get around this?

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try POST-ing the request instead, and using the $_POST array to retrieve the string. i could well be that the browser is parsing and eliminating the odd characters before sending the string.


good luck
- mark

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If you put 6 gig ram into a 32 bit system would it be bad? I mean I know that it will not use the memory, but I currently have 32 bit and have some components i need installed to my PC including 4 more gb of ram. My question is, if they put everything in including the 4 more gig of ram (6 together) will it be bad for the pc? Because I will be able to get the 64 bit soonest in a month or so

A:Solved: One last question

It shouldn't hurt it. It just won't see it.

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Hey guys,

So I just wanted to ask something quick.
Right now my computer has windows 32 bit installed running 4 GB of ram.
If I decide to add another x2 2GB ram sticks and want to install x64 windows 7 , how would I do so without losing my data or having to do a clean install of windows? Would that even be possible to just install x64 on top of x32 without doing a clean install? Thanks
I'm thinking of getting 8GB of ram in my PC but I don't want to backup all my stuff and do a clean install considering the fact I have lots of stuff.

A:Solved: Ram question

You have to do a clean install of win 7 64bit; no other way.
I don't want to backup all my stufClick to expand...

Data you do not backup is data you do not care about. All drives fail; it is only a question of when your hd will fail. If you have a backup, no big deal at all. Without a backup.......

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Hey guys,

So my 5 year old computer was having trouble today. I personally don't use it but its for my guests and stuff. But I wanted to use it today just to see if any upgrades that have to be done and I tried to turn on the computer. What happened was it booted up and quickly showed me my graphics card specs and shut down. I was wondering to myself why this happen so I did some research and came upon the conclusion it was with the PSU. I took out the psu and jump started and the fan on it spun but when I put back into case, same thing happened. Could you guys just confirm it's the psu because I'm going to buy it a psu soon if thats the case. I think this has happened because one of the guests at my house didn't know how to turn off the computer and every night they pressed the power up button to turn it off. I think this has caused some sort of electrical issue with the psu (maybe shorted out psu or something). So this is an issue with the psu, right? It is a 5 year old computer and the PSU is a stock psu so it has worked great but I knew sometime the stock psu was gonna have some trouble and that day has came after 5 years.

Thanks anyways

A:Solved: Psu question

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I've got an ASUS Sabertooth X58 and an Intel i7 970.

My question is, will I run into any issues using AMD Radeon™ R7 Performance Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 MHz CL9 RAM on my system?

If so, what kind of issues?

Link below for more information about the RAM.



A:Solved: Question about RAM

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I know that sometimes when spyware, trojans, ect are removed from a system, it can cause a computer to not be able to reconnect to the internet. There are several programs out there to repair this problem.

Could someone tell me what is the appropriate program to use for Windows XP?

I don't have a problem at the moment, but I would like to have the correct program on my computer in the evenuality that I need it and can't connect.


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There is a tool at work that I'm working on that runs on NT.
There are multiple components to this machine, not all of the same manufacturer, that are tied together with VisualWorks and Windows NT.
Recently we had a hard drive issue, sent the drive out to data recovery, when it came back, a newer version of the main tool software was installed.
We were told, the new software ( actually a copy from another tool at another site ) may require IP changes since the tool it came from was slightly different than ours.
How or what can I check?
I'm guessing I should see a difference in the number of components the system sees.
But how do I check the IP addresses and hosts etc....is there a way?

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Hi, I have recently got a new pc which has a 64 bit processor. I have been downloading software for it and have had the choice between using the amd64 bit version or 32bit. Obviously, I would normally download amd64 but I am using 32 bit version of windows and linux so I suppose my question is can I run 64bit applications in a 32 bit os? Thanks.

A:Solved: 64 bit Question

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I have 364 matrices of data which totals up to about 190,000 peices of data. Trying to search the whole data easily freezes the browser, so i divided it by starting letter and length, into 364 arrays.

My goal is to compare each relevant peice of data to the letters entered by the user and print out all anagrams.

I looked into multiple dimension arrays which i have never used before, and i decided that i needed a 3-dimensional array of data.

In the code below i attempt to define it. I included the whole script as ive drafted it thus far.

If you have any experience with this, your comments are appreciated as i really dont know whether or not it will work, or if i am doing it properly, or what to expect, and i have only done a small part of the code so i would like to know its going to work before i complete it.

Thanks kindly to anyone who takes a look and can help me make it work/more efficent.

One note, i am converting letters to bytes somewhat simulating java's byte-char system so i can search the array. Thus A = 65, for example.
function onload()
A2=new Array();
A2=a2.split(' ');
A3=new Array();
A3=a3.split(' ');
A4=new Array();
A4=a4.split(' ');
A5=new Array();
A5=a5.split(' ');
A6=new Array();
A6=a6.split(' ');
A7=new Array();
A7=a7.split(' ');
A8=new Array();
A8=a8.split(' ');
A9=new Array();
A9=a9.split(' ');
A10=new Array();
A10=a10.split(' ');
A11=new Array();
A11=a11.split(' ');
A12=new Array();
A1... Read more

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Okay. Just so you all know, i was completely off track. That was much too simple an approach!

What i ended up having to do is create a 2-dimensional matrix which catagorized by STARTING LETTER and by LENGTH, which i had my data already divided into.

Each entry in the array was a large string that was split into a seperate array when it was to be used.

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I didn't know where to put it so I decided this would be most relevant here.

Is it possible to change your appearing name on threads?

How to do it?

A:Solved: Just a question..

Do you mean your username next to your avatar? An admin can change it but most forums don't allow you too unless you have a pretty good reason for obvious reasons.

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Greetings! I have a quick question for you, what would happen if I put a stick of Ram in a machine that it was not made for?

I have this extra 512 stick lying around, and I have an old computer that only has 512 in it (one stick). I would like to increase it to 1 gig, but I'm afraid of what might happen if I use the extra 512 stick in the machine.

A:Solved: RAM question

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Hello, Sorry if im in the wrong place,

Just found out my copy of xp is not leagal.
Went looking for replacement and was suprised how many versions there are.
Need help in making the rite purchase.

Will be used for surfing, file sharing at home, printer sharing. Thats realy about it.
Thank you, jpass

A:Solved: Just a little question

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I'm thinking of getting a MB/CPU combo from eBay. I want to surprise my wife by resurrecting her "old" PC (still has Win 98 SE)
so the drives are older. The MB/CPU combo has the Ultra DMA channel and a standard IDE's. The MB boots from the UDMA channel. Now to the question...is it possible to use her older drives on the UDMA channel? the PC has 2 IDE HD's and 1 IDE CD-Rom. so I need 2 channels to pull this off.

A:Solved: HD question

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I use Firefox as my browser but i would like to open one shortcut icon with IE only. How do I do this please?


A:Solved: IE question

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Lower Cl or higher mhz? i been looking at ram what is better 2133mhz cl 11 or 1333mhz cl 9 ?

A:Solved: Ram Question

Bigger gains with higher frequency, minimal gains with lower/tighter timings. Suggest use 2133 MHz RAM.

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After erasing a CD-RW many times, could it lose its storage capacity?

A:Solved: Question about CD-RWs

Bad Bad Ju Ju said:

After erasing a CD-RW many times, could it lose its storage capacity?Click to expand...

Nevermind, my girlfriend's Dad told me that they don't.

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I'm running Windows XP home, do I need to download Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)?

Am I looking at more problems if I have it or more problems if I don't?

A:Solved: SP2 question

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Hello Everyone!
Okay this is my problem I have been having for the last couple of days.

I am using a 9200 Dell Inspiron Laptop. The SOUND has just stopped out of the blue. 3 nights ago I was listing to some MP3s right up to bed time. I was not pushing the speakers or anything and it sounded like it always does, no cut outs or anything.
The next morning I loaded up the computer and bing, no sound. I have ran chkdsk several times in the cmd promt and each time it found new errors so I kept following up with chkdsk/f until no more errors were found.
I have checked every thing that I can think of as far as <b>I</b> know that would be related to the Audio.
The Volume NOT muted. I have checked the Audio device in Hardware Devices and Everything is running properly. I have went into msconfig and checked the box to load up all <i>services, programs, & drivers</I> and that is not the issue either. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the sound drivers, downloaded new drivers and installed them but that hasn’t brought back Sound either. One time when I started up the PC I heard a <I>partial</I> windows sound right as windows booted up and that was it. Do you think my speakers are dead? WTF. I am out of suggestions.
I have not tried the headphones port, I suppose I should.
Any help with this IS greatly appreciated!

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Does anyone know how to delete the list of actions performed that appears under the heading of "My Documents"? In Win. Me. I just typed in "Search" C:\Windows\Recent BUT it doesn't seem to work for XP? Hope I explained this well enough? Thanks Dave

A:Solved: XP Question

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I know its against the rules to post in two places,so heres a link to my question that probably should have been posted here. http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/875042-avg-virus-vault.html

sorry if this is against the rules and if someone wants to move or merge that would be perfect. thanks for looking.

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This question is regarding Virtumundobegone 1.2. Is this compatible with Windows 2000 Pro? I don't need help with removing anything I just want to know before I get started on my friend's pc. Thanks.

A:Solved: Have a question

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how do i set ie7 to open tabs in my home page ive done it before and now i cant rember how to do it any one know how

A:Solved: ie7 question

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In our local paper there was a story about a man and his wife who went through hell when a hacker had stored illegal images on his computer without him knowing. It wound up costing him his job and lost everything with legal fees of $250,000. The reason for the story was that he was arrested and later proved by his legal team that he had no knowledge of those images being there and they proved it was a hacker. The article also stated it wasn't uncommon for them to slip stuff on others computer without their knowledge then access it.
My question is is there a way to do a search for any and all pictures that may be on your computer to make sure the same hasn't happened? I know not long ago I was locked out of Admin privileges and had to completely redo back to the beginning .

A:Solved: question

go to Start > Search>Pictures images or video and check the Pictures box, it should bring up images found on your pc

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Today I bought an Nvidia GeForce FX5200 AGP 8X video card today. I put it into my system, downloaded and installed the latest drivers from nVidia, and it seems to be running fine. However, when I look under the graphic card settings useing the nVidia software, it says that the AGP bus for my machine (it is older) is 2X. Would it be better for me to return this card and get the PCI version of the card?

I bought it so that I could play The Sims 2. But when I try to start the game, it freezes before the game even starts, at the EA Games logo. I am wondering if it is because I don't have an 8X AGP port.


A:Solved: AGP Question

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how can i tell if the cpu i have is slot1 or socket?
i have the box right here in front of me, the cpu too.

A:[SOLVED] cpu question

A slot 1 CPU has a set of contacts like a piece of memory. A socket is on the motherboard with holes in it for the pins on the CPU to fit into.


Shows pictures of each type to the far right.

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I am transferring some files between an external Hard Drive and a Vista notebook. The transfer speed is said to be at 480mb/s.... and I believe the speed for me to send data from my computer there and back is 240mb/s each way. However... currently, my maximum speed I have gotten is 10mb/s... why is this? All my ports are USB 2.0...

A:Solved: USB 2.0 Question

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I am purchasing a DSL internet connection, though i am buying the modem/router for a notebook myself - instead of them providing it - for connectivity, i am wanting to know whats the best modem in order to get internet connection thru AT&T? I plan on getting a linksys router for wireless connection.

A:Solved: ISC question

Why not use the one AT&T provides?

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