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How can I find out what type of RAM would be compatible with my laptop?

Q: How can I find out what type of RAM would be compatible with my laptop?

Here are my specs:
HP Pavillion G50-104NR Notebook PC
Intel Pentium Dual CPU T3200 @ 2.00GHz
Memory (RAM): 2GB
32-bit
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1

According to crucial.com - I ran the system scanner
Motherboard Manufacturer: Wistron
Motherboard Model: 360B

CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
CPU Speed: 2000 MHz

Total Memory Slots: 2
Installed Memory: 2 slots: 1 GB, 1 GB

http://notebooks.com/2008/11/25/black-friday-hp-g50-104nr-for-34999-at-best-buy-wcanon-printer/

I want x2 2GB memory sticks.. = 4GB ram
but i cannot find what type of ram my laptop is compatible with
ddr, ddr2, or ddr3?
Thanks in advance!

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A: How can I find out what type of RAM would be compatible with my laptop?

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Machine was otherwise working perfectly until the PS literally SMOKED!    Very disappointed to see that the PS is so hard to find.  Is this normal for Lenovo?  The link from the other thread shows the provider that MAY have the part is across the border in MEXICO.  Really?    I hope I am missing something here.  Tossing an entire PC because of a proprietary PS will NOT go over well with my customers.  This makes both Lenovo and myself look bad.  I just installed 5 more in that office...

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I'm trying to play minecraft and other games but they don't load or display correctly.

Computer: Sony Vaio VGN-CR31Z

All the drivers I download aren't compatible.

Before Win 8 everything worked fine with Intel Centrino.
But Windows Basic Display Adapter is horrible and the only compatible.
Does anyone have any drivers that would work? Everything I've downloaded is not compatible.
Even the Sony Europe website doesn't have the correct drivers, it just makes my resolution weird.
Also my PC needs a driver with OpenGL.. for MC.

Thanks :'D

A:Can't find any drivers compatible for my laptop.

According to my quick Google search, your laptop has the ATi Radeon X2300 graphics card. There are some threads in this forum section about legacy drivers that MIGHT work with this card. You should check them out.

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I have a Compaq Presario 1200XL106 laptop with the slimline type 5 GB hard drive (Compaq part #169609-001). I want to replace the hard drive. From ads on ebay I found that at least one of the IBM Travelstar drives (IBM model DARA206000, also 5GB) will work. I'd like to move up to a larger drive. So,

1. Is there a place I can find a cross-reference list that will tell me what drives will be compatible with my computer?

2. What determines whether a drive -- say a Hitachi XXX-XXX -- will be compatible? (I realize size is one factor - it has to be the 9.5mm x 2.5in like mine is; and, of course voltage) But what else must I look at?
 

A:How can I find a COMPATIBLE HARD DRIVE for my laptop?

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The harddrive on my other laptop just died (it's an HP Pavilion ZE4300). This was the first time a harddrive gave up on me, so I was quite shocked by the whole process... never thought it'd happen to me. Fortunately, I periodically back up all my data to an external drive.

Now, because the laptop is otherwise perfectly fine, I just want to replace the drive. I pulled the current one out, and it's a Toshiba harddrive with the number MK4021GAS, .

I googled this info, and I got links to new and used harddrives for sale with the same config (40gb, ATA).

However, I thought I'd shop around and look for something cheaper, and possibly with more capacity. Any thoughts on how I can search for compatible harddrives? E.g., how can I figure out if a certain Maxtor harddrive would work on this laptop.

Also, if you have suggestions on where to buy a replacement HD for a laptop, do list them.

Thanks in advance for your help.
 

A:How to find compatible laptop harddrive / harddisk?

My best advice would be to contact HP.
If you go over what was installed there might be a bios limitation for large drive support.
Basicly it might not see the full drive
 

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Hi, recently I got a problem with my laptop Screen which needs to be replaced. Please help me out in finding part and model number. Thanks.

A:How to find type of laptop screen to replace

KishoreKandula Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about needing to replace the screen on your and wanted to help. The screen is part of something known as the Display Assembly.Information on that starts on page 103 of your Maintenance and Service Guide: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842252 If you can find your specific model number, you can use this tool to get a list of parts:  HP PartSurfer You can order HP parts from here: The HP Parts Store | HP Computer Parts | HP Printer PartsGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================

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To Whom It May Concern (or anyone willing to help):
About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), without my regular menu/toolbar, etc on top. I did notice a little icon right before the url it shows at very top, clicked it & got a menu-thing showing the permissions of the settings, etc & I could click to view cookie data (in which I was thinking "yippee I got it", lol)... I can "remove" & "block", however each time I can make sure I do all of the however it doesn't seem to help because in a little bit "poof" it comes up just as before! Of course it can get irritating!
Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts & if it does p... Read more

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  About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), with no toolbar, etc on top. Of course it can get irritating!
  Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts to play for at least 10seconds) & below video has a button that says "SKIP AD in 15 seconds" & then counts down to 0, then I can hit the skip button, & it goes away. It also happens just the same nomatter if I'm using Chrome or ie.
  Any clue??? If I had an idea of their name or source, I should be able to find some sign of their existence in regedit, but I don't seem to find any indication anywhere including at top or bottom of screen when they open. The two types of popups do not look or act anyway similar/related,... Read more

A:Unable to find source of adware-type popup on both chrome & ie, now a new type!

Hello angelgabbby I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the sa... Read more

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About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), with no toolbar, etc on top. Of course it can get irritating!
Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts to play for at least 10seconds) & below video has a button that says "SKIP AD in 15 seconds" & then counts down to 0, then I can hit the skip button, & it goes away. It also happens just the same nomatter if I'm using Chrome or ie.
Any clue??? If I had an idea of their name or source, I should be able to find some sign of their existence in regedit, but I don't seem to find any indication anywhere including at top or bottom of screen when they open. The two types of popups do not look or act anyway similar/related,

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A:Unable to find source of adware-type popup on both chrome & ie, now a new type!

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Hi all.I can't find this information. I would like to use an external GPU connected to the USB Type-C of the yoga 900. I know that the razr and new dell xps 13 does support them.In fact, Dell says (from it's site): "Thunderbolt? 3 supporting: Power in/charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately)" but there is almost no information from lenovo's site. I've only used VGA and HDMI adaptars on this port, but i really want to use an external GPU. Any information would help! Regards,Julián











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A:Is yoga 900 USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 compatible?

Hello, It doesn't look like it:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-What-devices-does-the-new-USB-Typ... Page 8:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/yoga_900-13isk_ug_en_201509.pdf No mention of Thunderbolt... but to be sure, somebody would have to test it.

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Hello, can anybody tell me, what type of ram is compatible with this motherboard: dual-sided or single-sided and also I want to know what type of processors can be installed into this motherboard. Now I have CPU Core2Duo e6550, today I will try Core2Duo e6750. I want to know is there anything better compatible with this motherboard then whose two cpu. Thank you. 

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Hello, can you tell me which type of graphics card compatible for my PC Compaq SG3350IL, Core 2 duo E4600 2.4 Ghz and i have upgraded my RAM in 3 GB and SMPS 450W and HDD 500 GB. Now can you tell me because NVidia Support say me to ask you for graphics card because i have branded HP PC and HP clearly Defind me about my Mother board support. Thanks i am waiting for your reply.

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Hello, can you tell me which type of graphics card compatible for my PC Compaq SG3350IL, Core 2 duo E4600 2.4 Ghz and i have upgraded my RAM in 3 GB and SMPS 450W and HDD 500 GB. Now can you tell me because NVidia Support say me to ask you for graphics card because i have branded HP PC and HP clearly Defind me about my Mother board support. Thanks i am waiting for your reply.

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Greetings.
I'm looking to upgrade / replace the original hard drive in my Studio XPS 1640.  I have decided on a 1TB Samsung SSD 850 Evo, but - without opening up my laptop an extra time - I don't know which format is compatible:  the 2.5" SATA III or the mSATA?  I'll greatly appreciate if someone can tell me which of these SSDs will work with my laptop.

A:What type of SSD (2.5" SATA III or mSATA) is compatible with my Studio XPS 1640?

You need a 2.5" SATA drive -- there is no support for card-type mSATA or PCIe drives in this system.
The SATA controller is 3G, so you'll not see the full performance of a 6G SATA drive -- you'll get only half of what the drive can sustain -- but a SATA SSD will work with the system.
The system is designed for a 9.5 mm hard drive - you will need a spacer to mount a 7 mm SSD (some drives from Samsung and Crucial include these;  if yours doesn't they're just a couple of dollars).

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I've got a new computer with 256 MB DDR ram. The computer is Athlon XP 2000. Windows XP Home.

I plan on upgrading ram to 512 mb. I have been given, by someone who knows even less about computers than I do, a RAM (chip?) that apparently has never been used.

A tag stuck on this chip says "PC2100 DDR". There are also some numbers which may be serial #'s or part #'s.

I'm wondering if there's any way, aside from installing, to tell if this chip will get along with my motherboard and my ram.
 

A:How do I find out if RAM is compatible

Pretty much, it should work.........but sometimes certain chips don't work with certain chips, so installing it is pretty much the only way to find out.
 

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well my computer (a dell 4600c) cant really handle the things i do on it (music producing) ... in the programs the cpu goes up to %100 and it crashes.... i recently upgraded the ram to 1.5 gb, it helped but not alot... so i was thinking about putting in a new processer... i can only spend $200 - $300 though. oh btw, right now i have a pentium 4 2.66ghz ....so i have a few questions:

how do i find one that is compatible with my computer?

what processor would u recomend?

would putting in a new processor even help?

if not, what should i do?

thanks in advance
 

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my laptop has sodimm form factor. ddr3 ram at 1600 mhz speed & 1.5 v.i want to upgrade to 16gb.will Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3/DDR3L 1600 MHz (PC3-12800) CL11 SODIMM 204-Pin 1.35V/1.5V Memory work with my laptop.http://www.amazon.in/Crucial-PC3-12800-SODIMM-204-Pin-Memory/dp/B008LTBJFW

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Hi,I have 2 laptops from HP:HP Pavillion 15-N002ET andHP Pavilion DV6-3114ETI need genuine HP batteries for them but I can't find out which battery models on your website would be compatible with my laptop models. Can you please advise?Thanks.

A:Can't find compatible battery

Hi, 1. HP Pavillion 15-N002ET :     From its Maintenance and Service Guide page 26, it uses 4 cell, 41-Wh, 2.8-Ah, Li-ion battery, part number 728460-001   You can buy battery from :        http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=728460-001 2.  HP Pavilion DV6-3114ET:    Again, from its Maintenance and Service Guide, it can use      6-cell, 55-Whr, 2.55-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models  part number 593554-001     6-cell, 62-Whr, 2.8-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models  part number 593562-001     9-cell, 93-Whr, 2.8-Ah Li-ion battery for use with all computer models part number  593550-001  You can buy from:      http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=593562-001 Regards.

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I need a new charger because mine just blew up after 3 years of loyal service (thankfully my laptop wasn't harmed). However, I am unsure what charger to get because when I look at chargers on the HP store's webpage and click on a charger, under the "compatible devices" section, my laptop's model name isn't listed under any of these. My laptop is only 3 years old so I don't understand why I am having so much trouble finding out a compatible adapter for it. The charger I've been using for the past 3 years has the following specifications:120WInput: 100-240V ~ 50-60Hz 2.0AOutput: 19.5V  6.15A I have no idea what those figures mean, so if someone could reccommend a safe and suitable replacement charger while I nurse my electrocuted thumb I'd be very grateful!

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Hello, i just bought a HP 250 G5 W4M39EA with no OS. Trying to install my OS (Windows 10 Home), it seems that i need driver software for the HDD.However, i don't know what kind of HDD I have and it not mentioned anywhere.Can you please advise me?Thanks in advance.

A:Cannot find my HDD's type

Hi: According to the product number you posted, the notebook has a SATA 1 TB hard drive. How are you installing W10?  With a USB flash drive or a DVD? If you are installing via a USB flash drive, try the drive in the USB2 port.

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How do I figure out what MB i have in my computer?? The comp i am looking at was custom built so I have no idea what kind it is. if i could get some help i would love it =P thanks
 

A:How do i find out what type of MB

Go here http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
and download BelArc Advisor. Great program and it should give you the needed info.

SeeYa
 

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Hello, I need to know what type my RAM is.. if it is either DDR 400 or something else, people has told me it is DDR 400 due to this screenshot



but it is only running at 200 Mhz, If my ram is DDR 400 how come it is only running at 200 Mhz instead of 400 Mhz

Thanks.
 

A:How do I find out what type my ram is?

Pc3200 and DDR 400 are one and the same.





but it is only running at 200 Mhz, If my ram is DDR 400 how come it is only running at 200 Mhz instead of 400 Mhz

Thanks.Click to expand...

Because it is DOUBLE DATA RATE (DDR) which means it sends the signal twice so 200mhz X2 = 400mhz
 

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Hello. I own a g470 59302030  laptop. But i have lost the charger. I would like to know the part number of the charger. Thanks in advance for any help. It will be greatly appreciated. Salutations.

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Current Rig:
AMD FX 6100
SMPS 460 W Cooler Master
Corsair XMS 1600 DDR3 4 GB
HDD Segate 1TB Sata
Asus M5A88 MEVO Motherboard
Realtek Soundcard
Cabinet IBall 1161 Case

Gear:
Logitech G400 & G400s Gaming Mouse
Logitech Normal Keyboard
Microsoft Wired Controller for Windows
Steelseries Siberia V1 Gaming Headset
Zebronics 7.1 Iron Head Gaming Headset
F&D A111u Speakers
Logitech C110 Webcam

Monitor
Samsung 22" LED Monitor

OS:
Windows 7 Home 64 Bit
My motherboard died about a month ago and i have secided to REPLACE it please help me find one MOBO + Graphics.

Help me out if you have any other suggestions for upgradation !

Thanks in advance
 

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Hi, thanks in advance

So it started out with me attempting to get rid of old programs and making comp go faster. I was manually at the add/remove programs getting rid of junk, not sure exactly which program I removed/uninstalled that did it but when I restarted comp the desktop looked all messed up- when I right click+properties at desktop the settings was default at color quality lowest 4bit and the resolution is at 640x480... all that good stuff. I tried changing it back to 32 bit and better resolution but the color quality will not change. I tried to be careful not to remove any programs that would do that but perhaps when uninstalling something critical went with it? Oh and for screensaver in desktop properties it says " cannot find any compatible direct 3d devices".... so basically I can't change my settings to 32 bit color it is stuck on the 4bit lowest color and same resolution!!!!

please help. if you need any other info from me do tell.

thanks
 

A:could not find any compatible direct 3d devices + more

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I'm Getting this message after installing new HD. It's happening trying to run a screensaver...thanks
 

A:Solved: cannot find compatible 3d device

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Okay, so I'm trying to run the Sims 2 on my computer but it's telling me I don't have DirectX 9.0c compatible drivers. I don't know what kind of video card I have, so I don't know where to get these drivers. When I try to go to the Device Manager to check, it tells me that Windows cannot find mmc.exe

Help?
 

A:No DirectX 9.0c compatible drivers and no way to find out what I need

What pc have you got and what windows version is on it????
 

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My husband would like to be able to connect his puter with our TV. He knows what adapter is needed, but has learned that if his video card isn't compatible, then it won't work.

How does he go about finding if his video card is compatible?

He's running Vista and has a ATI Radeon 2100 video card. If anything else is needed to be known, let me know.
 

A:How do I find out if a puter is compatible to connect to TV?

Well if you are using an adapter and he knows you need that connecting it should be a cinch if you use the tv as a primary monitor it would be just like having a computer monitor. But you need the right resolution.
 

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Hi..I'm hoping someone could help me.I've just finished repairing my pc and then this problem is giving me a headache..I've spent hours searching for Video Controller (VGA Compatible).anyone?? thx
 

A:Can't find Video Controller VGA Compatible

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..i want to update my graphics card to enable aero effects on my computer and some other stuff as well

i got this message from the aero trouble shooter : http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/a...D/Capture1.png

my mother board is :ASUS PTGD-LA

my graphics card is :Intel 915GV

CPU: intel Pentium 4 .

i have 3 PCI expansion slots .

pc is about 5 years old .

former OS : XP


it has 128 mb of ram enough to meet aero requirements

i guess i need a WDDM compatible driver.......i have no clue about that.
can you help me?

something affordable . not a gamer. just want to upgrade my pc and windows 7 visual effects .

thank you for your help .

A:please help me find a compatible graphics card 4 my pc

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Seven7


..i want to update my graphics card to enable aero effects on my computer and some other stuff as well

i got this message from the aero trouble shooter : http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/a...D/Capture1.png

my mother board is :ASUS PTGD-LA

my graphics card is :Intel 915GV

CPU: intel Pentium 4 .

i have 3 PCI expansion slots .

pc is about 5 years old .

former OS : XP


it has 128 mb of ram enough to meet aero requirements

i guess i need a WDDM compatible driver.......i have no clue about that.
can you help me?

something affordable . not a gamer. just want to upgrade my pc and windows 7 visual effects .

thank you for your help .


Hi and welcome

I dont know what kind of a budget you have but for little money you can get a card that will run aero. 128 Mb isnt enough. Let us know what youc an spend and we will give you a hand

Ken J

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I am in the progress of making a digital photo album but was wondering if there is a file type that can handle images, videos, and music all in one simple file.
Imagine a .pdf file that handles music and videos that is not limited like .pdfs. It is really hard to explain. This software here is pretty close but not quite there. http://www.3dissue.com/ I want more options than that software though. It seems like I will have to make a new file type.
 

A:I can't find a file type

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i feel so stupid asking this but ive tried for an hour to find a way to bring up a blank sheet on the screen so i can type a simple letter.  i cant figure it out.  i bought this HP Pavilion g6 new 3 years ago but bought an apple ipad and iphone at the same time and quickly grew accustomed to Apple so i nver really used this laptop.  now i have a need to type a few letters on it but dont know how to bring up the program it has on it.  Surely it has a program on it type a letter?  Doesnt every laptop come with some basics?  can someone help me? UPDATE....i found the search box, typed 'word' and wordpad came up.  looks like what i need.  not sure why an icon is not on my desktop for this.  is this the easiest way to get to the letter typing?  if theres a better way or a better program or a way to get an icon on my desktop, please advise.  thank you in advanceJoe

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To find the type of motherboard, I've gone through the System Information and apparently the "System Model" is supposed to be the motherboard. But all mine shows is "Inspiron 660." I've read that Dell, which is what I have, renames them. My concern involves that KB3133977 Windows update with Asus motherboards. I do my updates manually and have unchecked this update, so I assume I'm safe for now. But would still like to know if I even have an Asus motherboard.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonk...boot-up-problem/?linkId=24177765#3d0b8d76395e

Thanks!!

My computer: Dell Inspiron 660, Win7, 64 bit. (Purchased new in 2013, if that makes any difference.)
 

A:How can I find the type of motherboard I have?

If you go to Dell's support and download site and input your service tag number, it will show you your exact model you have. From there you find your exact system specs which will include your specific mobo.

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Products/?app=drivers
 

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Hi all

I want to install a second hard drive into my spare drive bay.

However, upon looking online for a hard drive there appears to be more than one type - IDE, ATA etc.

Is there any small piece of software that can tell me? Unfortunately, my PC came from PC world and I did not receive any kind of manual.

For information I have a Packard Bell I-Media 5051 pc, 512RAM, 40GB HD, Intel Celeron 1.8GHZ processor.

Any help would be appreciated.

Si
 

A:How Do I Find Out Which Type Of Hardrive I Have?

Good Morning:
I found this Packard Bell italian page with your computer's info:

http://www.packardbell.it/products/node1601.asp?partNumber=PB13209906

As you can see, your unit comes with a 160 gb hard drive. IDE and ATA will function the same. Take a look:

http://www.thepc.info/ide-scsi.html

I don't know if you need more than 160 gb, unless you are doing some serious heave multimedia storage. Good Luck!
 

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I came across an old DVD with data on it. Most of the files have file extensions however two of them don't one is 600kb the other 300kb. Is there any way of figuring out what kind of files these are

A:How do I find out file type?

Not sure. Maybe see if Ubuntu (Live CD) recognizes file extensions for those.

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How can I find out the the type of memory i use and its frequency?
 

A:find out type of memory

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I know its a celeron but I don't know which one, it has a 2.6 ghz processor 1 giggabyte of ram. xp pro.

Thanks guys.
 

A:How can I find out what type of celeron I have ie:l,ll,lll,d

Download SIW it should tell you.

http://www3.sympatico.ca/gtopala/
 

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I need a processor replacement for my desktop Pc AcerAspire M1201. Since the Pc is not working, i can't check on the processor, but when i removed the processor from the Pc, all i can see is AMD Athlon 64x2.

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hey guys here i go again.
where could i download a symantec that is win98 compatible, and whats that version of that?

thanks!

masterkulas..
 

A:where to find a symantec version that is compatible with win98se

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hello,
i have an acer notebook aspire 4520.i changed my os to vista home premium 32bit coz the earlier os was corrupted.since then i have bin havin millions of problems.1st,i couldnt play any vista cmpatible game.it said to download the nvidia geforce 177.5 version n when i did and installed and then ,it said 'could not detect a compatibledriver on your hardware.
my system is;;
acer notebook aspire 4520
amd turion 64x2 mobile technology,tl56[1.8ghz,2x512kb l2cache]
upto 384 mb nvidia geforce 7000m turbocache
1 gb ddr2802.11 b/g wlan

also i couldnt find the compaible LAN driver for ethernet although i already downloaded from the acer website.nothing seems to be compatible...on top of that I HAVE LOST THE WINDOW INSTALLATION DISK.m really desperate man...pliz help!!!!!

A:unable to find compatible graphics driver

Hi, david_howdi, and welcome to the forums.

Have you tried getting the latest available driver from Acer's website? A lot of laptop GPU drivers are like that - you can only use the drivers from your machine's manufacturer.

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Hi, thanks for reading!

I have a Dell Studio 1555. It has a Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1). I've checked Dell's, Intels, and Microsoft sites for compatible drivers, to no avail. When I spoke to an Intel representative, they suggested I simply stuck with Windows 7. Is that my only option? I much prefer Windows 8. Thanks!

... I simply want to play Minecraft.

A:Upgraded to W 8.1, can't find a compatible graphics driver

GearsofPinata welcome to the Eight Forums.

Unfortunately you won't find a driver from Dell (or anywhere for that matter) if Intel didn't make one.

No idea if the last Windows 7 driver will install or not,

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...amily&lang=eng

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I own a 2017 HP Spectre x360 - 13t(7th Gen. Intel i7-7500U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, FHD, Windows 10, Backlit) 2-in-1 13.3" Tablet Convertible Kaby Lake Touchscreen Bang & Olufsen Thunderbolt Laptop PC.I am looking for a hub usb-c that works with this laptop.Please advise. Thaanks

A:Find a compatible USB-C hub for 2017 HP Spectre x360 - 13t(7...

Hi, What do you mean "hub" ? Are you asking for one of the following one ?                 http://store.hp.com/us/en/mdp/docking-stations-142510--1 Regards.

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I have a HP Envy dv6z, which came with a AMD Radeon graphic display card. I have a HP 2009m external monitor. On Windows 8, everything worked. When I upgraded to Windows 10, my external monitor is no longer detected. From I have learned, it does not appear that HP or AMD is upgrading the driver for Windows 10. If this is not true, please let me know where I can find the new drivers. I believe my only option is to buy a new monitor. I have these questions ... 1. Recommendations for monitors that have drivers compatible with Windows 10?2. Will I have to replace my graphics card (assuming AMD will no longer be my graphic display)? Any other thoughts or ideas are welcome.  

A:How to find an external monitor compatible with Windows 10

We need the full model number of the laptop but I suspect that when you upgraded to Windows 10 your video is now running a generic driver that does not support the HDMI port. Go into device manager and see what is shown for "display adapter" please. The problem is not the driver for the monitor it is the video card driver. There is no way to replace the video card. We just need to get the right Windows 10 drivers installed to make the external monitor work. It is connected by HDMI, right, not VGA?

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I am looking for the exact same item. Any luck yet? 

A:Re: Find a compatible USB-C hub for 2017 HP Spectre x360 - 1...

Hi, There are few of them on the following list, fully tested and supported by HP:    http://store.hp.com/us/en/mdp/docking-stations-142510--1 Regards.

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Has anyone been able to find a suitable case/sleeve/cover for the Satellite U840W - it is an odd size of 14.4" x 8".......

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