I have an old Compatibles by Compaq scanner/keyboard that worked with win98, but I can't seem to get it to work with XP.
It's connects thru one of my serial ports. Does anyone know how to or if it can work with XP?
I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system
It's worked out well for many of us in the past.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)
see if they put out drivers for xp
i had to replace my scanner because of no drivers for xp
I just got a new Dell Inspiron... will this keyspan keyboard scanner work for me?
also, if you have any experience with this scanner please let me know. i would appreciate the insight.
It should, but I've never heard of it.
Does anyone know if the Logitech wireless keyboard is compatible with my Dell? I've heard that Dell is famous for making people buy only Dell replacement parts.
Yes, it is. My daughter uses a logitech wireless keyboard and mouse with her Dell Inspiron.
Can I make it compatible with Vista by getting a new version or driver? The one that I have is a Visioneer 4400 USB...it's not fancy, but it used to work with my XP. LOL
Ive never used vista but i just read that you can install the Visioneer 4400 drivers on vista using the
xp sp2 compatibility mode
I plan to buy a new Dell PC soon and would like to keep my scanner, an Epson Perfection 1200 PHOTO.
I did a Windows XP-compatible hardware search and noticed that several of the Epson 1200 series scanners (e.g., 1240 and 1260) were shown. However, I didn't see my 1200 listed. Does this mean that my scanner is not compatible with XP?
(I did see my monitor, a SONY HMD-A200, listed, so I assume that it is XP-compatible.)
I would greatly appreciate hearing from someone who can verify these compatibility issues for me.
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Can anyone recommend a cheap flatbed scanner?
One that works in Windows 7 64 bit.
My ole Visioneer 8700 is a paper weight now that I've got Windows 7.
Not sure if this would be cheaper or better than buying a new scanner but yours is supported and it will work with Windows 7
VueScan Scanning Software
My scanner, which admittedly is a bit old (6 or 7 years) is not compatible with Windows seven (64-bit). The scanner still works great and I'd hate to just dump it because it doesn't work on my new computer.
The scanner is a Visioneer One Touch 7100 USB Scanner. I already tried the manufacturers website, no luck. They simply tell me that the scanner is not compatible with Windows seven.
I tried plugging the scanner in while I was on the internet and letting the computer search for drivers, ...... no luck there either.
Can anyone help? Or should I just give up on this? I don't want to damage this computer. The only thing I really used it for was scanning documents.
Hi! petempls, welcome to W7F
You can try this:
social.technet.microsoft Visioneer OneTouch 7100 Drivers
Read it all, but pay particular interest to Pendragonf's post down near the bottom:
"...I have got the following scanner to work with Windows 7 64 bit should be the same for 32bit as well..."
"...Visioneer 7100, 8920, 9020, 9420..."
The set of online system tools, featuring a virus scan and Microsft's own registry cleaner, now works for Windows 7 too!
Take it for a spin at What's new - Windows Live OneCare safety scanner for Windows Vista and Windows 7
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Hi Changed from xp to win7 Upgraded. Got a Microsoft multimedia keyboard v1.0A tried to load IntelliType Pro 2.2 software disc but says non compatible.
Even tried downloading new versions inc: Vista but same result. Good grief this is a Microsoft own product and Microsoft own keyboard. How the devil can it be non compatible?????????????
no idea my v2.0 required absolutely no software or user input at all it worked right off the bat.
Is it possible you have somehow over complicated it?
Have a PC entertainment set up with W-7 Ultimate x64 system. I don't know 'diddly' about bluetooth and was wondering if a bluetooth keyboard would readily function with the system as it is?
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I purchased the Pavilion notebook and the HP Wireless Elite Keyboard and Mouse ComboProduct number: QB355AA#ABL. The wireless adapter that comes with the keyboard will not go easily into the USB port on the computer. HP technical support stated that this keyboard is not compatible with this PC. This seems hard to believe but truly, I have been working with computers for twenty five years and the dongle will not go into any of the three USB slots. Are these compatible?Read other answers
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Which wireless mice can I use with the k4000 keyboard that can be used with the same Bluetooth dongle? I have limited USB ports so ideally want to avoid multiple dongles.Read other answers
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I've decided to try my hand at building my own PC. I intend it to be a medium - high end gaming computer. I've got everything figured out (at least I hope) I'm just wanting a second opinion about my choice of motherboard and CPU. I'm pretty sure they are compatible, at least in theory, I was just wondering if anyone had any first hand experience with them, or any advice for me. Hey, if you feel like it, recommend something bigger and better. I have a pretty good budget for this (within reason of course, nothing too outrageous).
CPU : AMD Phenom X4 9950 Quad Core Processor 2.60GHz, 4MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Agena, Retail, Socket AM2+, with Fan (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4016668&CatId=3496)
Motherboard : FX nForce 750a SLI Motherboard - NVIDIA 750a SLI, Socket AM2/AM2+, ATX, Audio, Video, HDMI, DVI, PCI Express 2.0, Gigabit LAN. S/PDIF, USB 2.0, eSATA, RAID (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3930721&CatId=13)
One big question I have, however, is whether a GeForce 8800GT graphics card with its super long design would fit correctly or at all in that motherboard. The 2nd PCI-E slot has to be the first one used, so I couldn't put it in the top slot. I think it would fit, but not quite sure.
Anyways, thanks in advance to anyone who takes the time to have a read through this, and an extra thanks to anyone with any advice or comments.
why can u not use the first slot? the only problem should be with the case. put the mem. in before u put the video card in.
will 2 different brands of SDRAM be compatible with each other
256 mb from crucial +
256 mb from kingston...?
yes, each selection of ram would have the same compatability (PC 133, 168 pin DIMM to be exact)
i dont see why not, i am just curious before I buy
My laptop's got 256 of no-name OEM in one slot and 512 of Corsair in the other.
My linux box has 32 of kingston in one slot and 32 of Dell in the other.
My gaming box has 512 of K-Byte in one slot and 1024 of Patriot in the other.
The moral of the story is "Yeah, you should be hunky-doory."
Will this work in my system and is it any Good?
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I have a stick of ram: 256MB, DDR, 400, CL3, PC3200U-30331-A1
Is it compatible with a eMachine T3256?
Also, could someone explain how to determine if ram is compatible or not.
It would probably work, but it would run at the slower speed of the PC2700 if the specs are correct for your computer.
Hey, I have a Gateway E-4600, it has an Intel D850GB Motherboard, I was wondering if a Nivida GeForce 5500 will be compatible with it, and if it will have any problems running? Thanks!
The motherboard does have a AGP 1.5Volt slot so you shoudl be able to use the FX5500 with it.
Be aware that the FX5500 isn't a very good gaming card if you are purchasing it for that purpose.
I feel kinda like a retard for saying this but....how do i tell what RAM is compatible with my Mobo and proc?
is this RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145214 compatible with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103471 and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128387 ? and if so, why?
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I have an HP, P2, 333MHz, 190 RAM and Win98Se.....
I bought a new Mad Dog CD-RW and I'm getting a "not compatible" message after I installed it. I installed it as the slave to the CD, then tried it as master and both times the message specied "slave and master"....
I have the minimum speed and RAM.
The package says the hardware is compatible with my system EXCEPT it lists almost every version of Windows operating systems except specifically 98se......and 3.1.........it lists 95, 98, Me, XP, 2000...
Could it be possible that it's compatible with all these OP systems, just not 98se?.....that's what the store is trying to tell me and I have a hard time believing that.............or is there something I'm missing?
Right before I tried to install the Mad Dog, I upgraded from 98 to 98Se.......'sighs'
Any comments, feedback or help would be appreciated.
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Hello! I am building my own computer and I need a CPU fan that is compatible with a MS I N1996 motherboard (serial number: 2076920023220, other numbers: MS 77236 version 2.2, 945p, Neo3). I also have a Corsair CX500 PSU. If there is nothing inexpensive for a CPU fan, can you provide me with a motherboard that is compatible with my PSU and a CPU fan for it? Thank you!
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Ok My Desktpop has 1GB Ram but recently its getting slower as I play and download a lot of games. So i was thinking of upgrading it to 2 GB or 3GB for better performance. The 1GB i have rite now is DDR PC2 5300 (667 Mh). So if I buy a 1GB DDR2 PC2 6400 and install it in my other slot will it work perfectly as its a bit different? Also if I buy 2GB DDR2 PC2 4200 (533 Mh) will it work with my other one without any problems?
My other question is when I install another ram on the other slot do I have to install anything on the bios or aything else? or will it be added to my memory I have now?
Also My mother board is Intel D946GZIS with 2 slots (with maximum 3 GB memory I think)
Here is the result when I scan my pc in crucial.com
Hi i have a p4 and was thinking of switching to windows xp 64bit edition if i can find out if i can support it. I tried looking on intels website but i couldn't find anything that really helped me so maybe one of u can.
Processor is Pentium 4 3.2GHz with HT
x86 family 15 model 2
if theres any other information needed i will respond promply
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How do I know what ram is compatible for my system? I ran Belarc adviser & without opening up my tower I know I have an empty slot. I have a spare 512MB stick that was taken from my other computer & if it is compatible I'd like to add it to the system that is lacking ram. The stick that I have is a PC3200 DDR 400MHz 512MB. The info that I have from Belarc is Slot 'J6G1' has 256 MB Slot 'J6G2' is Empty, whether that is helpful or not. Hope someone can help.
try going here
Scan online, or put the make / model in
I am wondering whether this CPU: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/AMD-Athlon-64...m&pt=UK_Motherboards_CPUs&hash=item1c12632912
is compatible with my PC. Here are my motherboard specifications: http://www.foxconnchannel.com/product/motherboards/detail_spec.aspx?ID=en-us0000306#
I am worried because it says on the CPU details "Compatible RAM --------> DDR2 SDRAM" I added new RAM recently and it is DDR2, I don't remember anything about SDRAM; is it still okay?
Sorry for my newbiness, if someone could give me a helpful answer it would be much appreciated.
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I've purchased an old m/board for a test and play machine. The m/board is a MSI MS-6156BX v2.1 with the Blue "C" sticker (PII and i think also PIII compatible board). I was looking at getting a PIII 800 (133Mhz Bus) or a PIII 1Ghz (133Mhz Bus)for it. From the information i've read from the MSI site for this board, it is supposed to support up to PIII 1Ghz.
However, what i am confused on is that the manufacturers state that this board supports a 66/100Mhz bus. So the question in mind is will the PIII 800Mhz/1Ghz with the 133Mhz Bus work with this board?
According to the cpu support list for this board, it uses 133FSB x 6 to get 800Mhz while it uses a 100FSB x 10 to get the 1Ghz. So because both the 800Mhz and 1Ghz use 133 Buses, will they still be compatible?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.
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The internal hard drive in my laptop died and needs replacing. I have a Dell XPS M1530 and the original hard drive specs are: 500GB, S2, 5.4k, 2.5 SGT-WYATT. How can I tell if a hard drive is compatible with this machine? I am looking on Newegg and found: Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX 750GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Would that drive work or would I need something else (suggestions are welcome)? Also, I am going to install myself. Will I need anything else to complete the install? The laptop is used more for documents and stuff, but my kids occasionally play games (nothing intense though) and watch cartoons. Thanks in advance!!
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Quik question my friend has a P3, 600 mhz, 128k box with a 80 gb drive, thats all he could tell me about it over the phone! Will a computer with those numbers run XP adequately??? What if the RAM was upped to 256k?? Thanks all Graiskye ps shes running 98 as is, whats the wise choice upgrade to XP or no??? Thanks,Thanks,Thanks, and Thanks again
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Since my lap top is quite 'old' with Windows XP reinstalled, there is confusion with regards to the display driver and the Ethernet adapter. I managed to get to some Websites which correctly identified these but d/l not possible?, maybe there is a equivalent driver avail now with a different name But b4 I install something thought it is best to get some expert help first
The lap top is Tundra 1557 MS 2141.
The display driver identified as
Mobility M10 version 18.104.22.16804, created on 11.13.2003
the Ethernet adapter is
Intel 8255x PCI 10/100 version 22.214.171.124 created on 7.1.2001
Kindly adv if any links avail for these and/or any updated equivalent are around now.
Thx a ton for all the help. Cheers
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I would like to install and run Microsoft Office for Windows 95 on my Windows XP computer, but I have been unable to find completely conclusive information that Office 95 is compatible with XP. Any information to resolve this question would be greatly appreciated.
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I have an old computer that I am updating.It is 256MB (2 X 128 DDR-SDRAM). I was given the following: 512MB DDR 333 CL2.5. Are they compatible? Can I replace one 128MB with the 512? The system is as follows:
Mainboard : Intel D845GLAD
Chipset : Intel i845GL
Processor : Intel Pentium 4 @ 1800 MHz
Physical Memory : 256 MB (2 x 128 DDR-SDRAM )
Hard Disk : WDC (40 GB)
CD-Rom Drive : HL-DT-ST CD-RW GCE-8400B
CD-Rom Drive : HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8520B
Network Card : VT82C570 MV IDE Controller VT6105 Rhine III Fast Ethernet Controller
Network Card : 82801DB/DBL (ICH4/ICH4-L) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.01.2600 Service Pack 1
DirectX : Version 8.1b
BIOS Version LY84510A.86A.0012.P06
Go to http://www.crucial.com and click on check my system for a report
I have a Sony Vaio PCVRZ36G with an Asus P4SD-VX. Is there an upgadeable mother board I can go to that will support all my current hardware? (socket 478 3Ghz P4 Northwood, 4G pc3200 Ram low dens./4x1g sticks, all bios/chipset up to date and running XP pro with all updates).
Also, I stupidly bought (eBay/high shipping) a 1G nVidia 8600GT Video card requiring a longer PCI slot which my Asus does not have. Any hope for this dilema? Perhaps a MB that can solve all this?
I purchased this unit used 2yrs ago with damage to the mouse/kybd inputs. Switched these to USB and have never ever had a problem. I consider my self an "Advanced User" not quite tech level in knowledge. I've dug into just about everything in the last 12yrs short of MBs. Should be a screw out/screw in process I assume (?)
Thanks for any and all help in advance!!
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My grandson who is in the military bought a new 23 inch computer monitor and then was deployed so he gave the monitor to my wife. When I connected it to her computer with WXP, the display was too large for the screen. When on the Internet you cannot see the minimizing icon or the X to close the program. In addition, the fonts were difficult to read and some window frames that contained text were so faint you could not read the text. I believe the new monitor resolution was 1080X1920.
I have bought new larger size computer monitors in the past and had no difficulty. I reduced the recommended resolution which brought the above referenced icons into view but the fonts were still difficult to read.
My question: Is there some way you have to determine if your computer can support a monitor before you make the purchase?
I'm going to assume that's a 23" wide-screen LCD monitor.
Can you provide a description of it?
Right-click MY COMPUTER, then click Properties - Hardware - Device Manager.
Click the + in Display Adapters
What's the description of the device there?
Double-click that device to open its properties window, then click the "Driver" tab.
What's the driver date and driver version?
Click the + in Monitors
What's the description there?
Right-click an empty on the desktop, then click Properties.
Click the "Settings" tab.
What's the current resolution setting, and is the slider far left or far right?
Using Win 8.1 and Office 2010. I have a MS LifeCam VX6000. I had been using it with no problems. Had to delete entire system and re-install 8.1. When I attempt to install the camera I get the error message, ?This program has compatibility issues?. When I click on "get help on line there is nothing. What is the fix, please?
The camera only supports up to Windows 7.
Go to this site here and SAVE the Windows 7 driver file to your desktop:
Software Downloads: LifeCam VX-6000
Then right-click on the file and go to properties and select compatibility mode. Choose Windows 7.
Is this RAM compatible with this motherboard, the ASRock P4i65G?
As my owwn computer has only 256 MB of shared memory I'm thiking of upgrading with a reason..
According to Asrock that ram should work.
I needed to reinstall windows and decided on W7 64bit but now my Canon pixma printer IP4200 will not work,( 32bit version)
Tried the supposedly 64bit driver from Canon but still no luck.
Uninstalled printer software and tried again, still no luck.
Looks like a new printer required, but the question is what Inkjet printer will work with w7 64bit.
Does any member have a printer that works and if so what make (prefer Canon)
Getting desparate now
I would hold off before buying a new printer. If it was working before and the only difference is you've installed Windows 7 64bit, then you should be able to get it to work.
One thought, what was the Operating System you had before?
This printer isn't wireless, right? So it is connected with USB? (Connect the printer first before doing the following).
You could try running Windows Update, after going into the "Change Settings" and ticking the option "give me recommended updates...", the update facility might (should) offer you the correct driver to install for the printer.
Edit: This might be of interest Windows 7 Compatibility for Canon PIXMA iP4200 Photo Inkjet Printer: Canon. Drivers, Updates, Downloads
I need some advice...will an X800 AGP card be compatible with my motherboard?.....
--------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003, 2004 Lavalys, Inc. ]-----------------------------------------------------------
Version EVEREST v1.51.195
Report Type Quick Report
Computer HOME (Family)
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
--------[ Motherboard ]-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Motherboard ID 09/12/2003-nVidia-nForce-6A61BG0EC-00
Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-7N400-L
Front Side Bus Properties:
Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 200 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 400 MHz
Bandwidth 3200 MB/s
Memory Bus Properties:
Bus Type Dual DDR SDRAM
Bus Width 128-bit
Real Clock 167 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 333 MHz
Bandwidth 5333 MB/s
Chipset Bus Properties:
Bus Type HyperTransport v1.0
Bus Width 8-bit
Motherboard Physical Info:
CPU Sockets/Slots 1 Socket 462
Expansion Slots 5 PCI, 1 AGP
RAM Slots 4 DDR DIMM
Integrated Devices Audio, LAN
Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Size 240 mm x 300 mm
Motherboard Chipset nForce2-U400
Extra Features EasyTune 4
Company Name Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Product Information http://tw.giga-byte.com/MotherBoard/Products/Products_NewProduct_List.htm
BIOS Download http://tw.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Support/BIOS/BIOS_List.htm
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Should be fine.
I guess money isn't really a factor here.
I see you have an AGP slot so make sure you get a card made for that. Most of the newer higher end cards are made for PCI-Express slots.
The GeForce 6800 series would be comparable to the Radeon X800 series of cards. ($350-600)
Make sure your PC has a quality power supply with extra power to support these video cards. (500+ max wattage power supply). Antec
So i'm planning on upgrading my processor and the manual gives the following compatible processors:
Intel® Core™ i7 - 3610QM Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 - 3210M Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 - 3110M Processor
Does this mean that every i7 processor is compatible or just that specific 1? because i've tried finding it but that has proven to be really difficult.
Most likely, it means exactly what it says; you need the specific cpu. Just because a mb supports a given socket does NOT mean it supports all cpus based on said socket. A mb bios must have the correct microcode to run the cpu at the correct multi AND it must set the correct vcore or cpu voltage. In addition, different cpus require different amounts of wattage ie pw consumption. The mb VRs must be capable of reliably supplying the required pw.
Since this is a laptop, you are going to be very restricted on what cpu you can install.
Antec 600 case and ASUS M4N75TD Motherboard.
I think I just found out they're not. The connectors for the PWR LED on the case are 3 pin, but the connectors for the PWR LED on the mobo are 2 pin. One of the USBs from the case also does not fit on any of the USB connectors on the mobo.
So they're incompatible and I have to get a new case right?
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I want to start building a new gaming computer and have found some of the parts I would like to use but I am not sure if they are compatible or not. The Asus X79-DELUXE motherboard and the Intel® Core™ i7-4820K Processor. I would appreciate the help.
Yes it will be compatible as the CPU uses the cpu socket LGA 2011 and that is the socket which the motherboard has.
Hey, all. I'm starting to get machines on my bench - finally - that have one version of Vista or another installed. When I "clean-up" a machine, I use CCleaner, SuperAntiSpyware, Spybot S&D and AVG free. I set these up so they don't all load at startup but have to be lauched by the user.
Are these programs compatible with Vista? Or are there other apps that are - free first of all - and better to use with Vista? Thanks!
Found out that the current versions of each works fine with Vista. Does the fact that a user can't do a specific search for video files in Vista bother anyone else? I "clean-up" used machines for re-sale and, as you can imagine, there are often times various video files which are...inappropriate...to leave on the machine. I know I can search by file extension, but it was nice in XP that a user could search specifically for video files.
I'm buying a new motherboard and power supply. I'm sure my other parts are compatible. I'm very clueless of powersupply. I'm not sure if i should get ATX12V or ATX (There's also ATX12/EPS12V). I would like to be informed of these terms.
But to get the point. Does ASUS P5N-D work well with the Antec True Powe Trio 550W.
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