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Complicated zipping requirement

Q: Complicated zipping requirement

hi all,

I'm looking to constantly created updated zip files which need to pull files from one folder containing several thousand png files.

The key here is that I can predefine what files need to go to what zip file from an Excel list, but I don't know of a way to allocate accordingly, other than doing it manually, which isn't going to happen!


Im0001.png through to Im1000.png in the folder, and they need to be split to 4 separate archives. There's no sequence to the split, it's based on what country that image belongs to.

I'm looking at Pacquet Builder atm but I'm not sure it's got the functionality I'm looking for.

Hope I'm kinda making sense, any help would be very very appreciated.

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I have about 10gbs of data on my external hard drive that i want to fit onto a single layer dvd. Is there a way to zip the files and put them on a dvd-r so they fit? Im selling my external hard drive and i want to keep these files. If zipping them doesn't work is there another way to do it?

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I'm looking for a freeware file zipping software. Have any suggestions?



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Hi everyone, I am trying to find a way to zip files (photos) using windows 7 and then send them in Gmail. I also need to know how to unzip them on a system using windows xp. Thank You!


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Hi sst1226,

Extracting in Windows 7

Locate the file or folder that you want to compress.

Right-click the file or folder, point to Send To, and then click Compressed (zipped) Folder.

A new compressed folder is created. To rename it, right-click the folder, click Rename, and then type the new name.

Unzipping in Windows XP

1. Open My Computer, and then locate the compressed folder.
2. Do one of the following:

To extract a single file or folder, double-click the compressed folder to open it. Then, drag the file or folder from the compressed folder to a new location.

To extract all files or folders, right-click the compressed folder, and then click Extract All. In the Compressed (zipped) Folders Extraction Wizard, specify where you want to store the extracted files.


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My OS is Windows XP Home

I'm still a little lost when it comes to zipping files and moving them to a CD-R, being a novice to the process.

I have WinZip and recently downloaded FreeZip and what I am trying to do is free up space on my HD by zipping and then moving the zipped file to a CD-R.

The biggest problem I am having is this....I can create a zip folder containing the files I want and I can move it to the CD-R but it seems to want to "copy" all the files in the originating folder when I only want the files that I zipped (new Zip Folder) to then move to the CD. What am I not doing correctly? It's as if I'm creating a "backup" zip file which is not want I want to do in this case, I want to remove the files from my computer and be able to see them at a later time.

The only solution I find so far is to create the Zip folder, move it to the CD, and then go back to the originating folder and proceed to delete the "copied" files that are left behind. Seems like a step that could be eliminated with a little knowledge.

Also, and I think this is probably important, when I click on "Properties" on a folder I want to Zip the box next to "Read Only" is checked. What about this attribute? Should I uncheck it or is this ok for zipping and unzipping?

A little help and some advice on how to zip files properly would be greatly appreciated.


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I am having problems with Win7. I can open .zip-files, but I cannot create them obviously. I have tried both WinRar and WinZip and the problem remains. This is the error message I get when trying to .zip files in Winrar... A similar message pops up in WinZip.

It just says access denied, which leads me to believe that this has to do with Windows' fascist and useless security settings which I do not need since I am the only one using this machine and which are also hidden away so noone can find them. Can anyone tell me what the problem is?

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Windows 7 question - I am having trouble sending a 29mb PDF file as attachment on my yahoo email due to limitations.

Is there a free software that will zip the file considerbly. Windows 7 zip unility only reduces it by 2mb.

or can anyone suggest a solution.

A:zipping PDF files

Use Sendspace which allows a 300mb upload, then send recipient a link to download. It is a free service I have used for years.


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I'm using the following code to zip files from foxpro using powerarchiver as my zipper, I'm having problems with any paths that have spaces even though I am trying to pass quoted paths, any ideas?

parameters filetozip,ziptoname,zippassword

filetozip = '"'+filetozip+'"'
ziptoname = '"'+ziptoname+'"'
if zippassword != ""
zippassword = '-s"'+zippassword+'"' && putting the -s part in here stops it failing when no password is passed.
run C:\PACL\PACOMP -a -c2 -w -q &zippassword &ziptoname &filetozip


it works fine as long as there are no spaces in the paths passed but this is not good enough for my needs.

Thanks in advance.

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I have a VERY old version of WINRAR and an equally ancient version of WINZIP (I think its 8.1!) and I need something to do a ONE-TIME zip up of some records to put on a DVD.  The combined files are 46.8GB and I could go to two DVD's but was wondering if I could find a free (it IS a one-time thing, after all, and I'm retired) program which would do this all onto one DVD.
Just a philosophical thing... two DVD's are not gonna kill me and I don't grudge the time, but the question still remains: Is there something that might ZIP things to one DVD?  (The last time I tried it all-at-once, I got a 4.75GB compressed file.)
Well... (Hi, Broni!)  I'll crawl back in my own little hole and see if anyone trips the triggerwire.

A:A Zipping question

You can try using Winrar and then under options select solid archive. I would also put in a recovery record but this will add a little to the archive size. It that does not work, I would just go for two DVD's. It's just my preference but I would rather have two DVD's than one maxed out.
There is a freeware archiver called 7-zip. This archiver can create an archive smaller than Winrar but you have to use the 7z protocol and maximum compression to achieve the results.

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When I try to zip a folder, I do the normal right click on the folder, and choose
Send To, but the only options its giving me , when I click on send to -is Fax recipient or DVD RW Drive(D there is no compressed zip folder or anything else listed. This is the 1st time I have tried zipping folders in wind 7, any help would be greatly appreciated,thanks Sandie

A:Problem zipping a folder

Hello Sandie, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Step 1 in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you. Send To Context Menu - Remove or Restore Default Items
If not, then you could try downloading and merging the ZIP option in the tutorial below to see if it may be able to instead.Default File Type Associations - Restore
Hope this helps,

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My wife says that, somehow, AVG (we use the free version) zipped many of her files in Win 7 PRO.
They are in several different folders.
Could this be possible?
I know they got zipped, somehow, and if not by AVG, then how?
Could a virus cause it?
Has anyone else experienced that?
Is there any way to unzip those files, other than going through them one-by-one?

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Well I have win XP home edition and just purchased pic to exe program, after I make my slide show and create it to an exe file you are supposed to locate it in the hard druve right click and compress with zip file, well when I try it it tells me that:

<for compressed (zip folders) to handle zip files correctly the application assoc with them must be compressed (zip) folders. Currently this is not the case.

Do you want to designate Compressed (zip) folders as tha appliacation for handling zip files>

I have the files saved in my documents what can I do to zip these files....

Thanks for any help

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I recently changed servers. I have Excel files linked on various pages of my website www.phaserpages.com and all was well until I changed hosting servers. When I open the Excel files in my browser they open as zipped files. If I log onto my server site via CuteFTP and open the Excel files directly (not using the browser) they open OK. The files on the server do not appeear to be zipped. Why do they open through the browser as zipped?

Any ideas??


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It is my understanding that a *.jpg file loses a fraction of its resolution each time it is copied, due to its compression processing algorithm -- (correct me if I'm wrong).
Suppose instead that the .jpg file, (or a document containing .jpgs) is zipped with an archival program, (for example, WinRAR). 
My question:  Is the .jpg resolution similarly degraded during the zipping/unzipping process ?  Or is this a "lossless" process ?  Or is it program-dependent?
Thank you very much for your thoughts.

A:*.jpg file degradation due to zipping ?

If there is any degradation, I'd say it's negligible (if you don't choose some crazy compression that is), however this is a very interesting subject. WinRar and normal zipping won't do anything
Here are some links that are relevant:

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Need Help--

I'm trying to figure out the last few items to compressing a catalog of mine that i may send to potential customers! i need someone that can ACTUALLY help and may know a bit bout what they are talking bout..
1- must u have a zip program- such as winzip- to open a compressed e-mail or file?

I have many other questions and really need some help in making it easy for my customers to open my product!


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There have been times in the past when a zip file I created was corrupt (or became corrupt somehow). I encountered this either using WinZip or command-line zip, possibly in old Unix environments. To me, there is a risk in relying solely on zip archives and deleting the original unzipped files. The risk isn't only in losing one file that is corrupt -- any corruption anywhere in the entire archive could render all the files therein inaccessible. Hence, the risk increases with the size of the archive.

How reliable is the zip that is native to Windows 7? In addition to that general question, what about specifically for files in the Gigabyte range (fraction of a GB or several GBs)? If it is very reliable, then I will use the Windows 7's "compressed (zipped) folder" to create archives for writing to DVD.

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. I want to avoid discussion about Windows 7 backup as it is not suitable for my specific purposes.

A:How reliable is zipping in Windows 7 Explorer?

Hello New7user7,

I've never had a problem using the built-in ZIP feature in Windows.

Zip a File or Folder - How To

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I have an .html file and an IMAGES folder with several .gif files that are used by the .html file.

Using Windows 7, I zipped (i.e., dragged) the .html file and the IMAGES folder into one .zip folder, which I had created.

I emailed the .zip folder as an attachment.

The recipient saved the .zip folder to his computer.

The recipient was able to display the .html file but the images are not displayed.

What is wrong?

Thank you!

A:Zipping Multiple Files Not Working

1. did ypu check that the images were actually in the zip folder before you mailed it
2. did the recipient extract the files from the zip folder

In theory what you have done should work.

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I have spent the last hour searching through here (TSG) to see if I have asked this before, or if I just dreamed I did.

I have taken several 15 second videos with my digital camera:

it's an Olympus C-700 ultra zoom with 10X (optical zoom) 2.1 mega-pixels. I use a 64MB smart media card and a San Disk card reader.

What I want to know is....how can I e-mail any of these videos to my sister where it doesn't take 1/2 day to "load".
I am thinking it has to be zipped..(another thing I am not smart on.)

Like I said I don't know if I have asked this before....and while on this subject....is there a way to find out what posts and answers I have received on this site without looking through every single post....(which is what I have done in this thread (Digital Photography & Imaging)


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My laptop was being extremely sluggish, freezing up constantly, requiring boottime repairs occasionally, and taking forever to unzip files. I thought it was a software issue, and so I did a clean install of Vista. Didn't solve the problems. First of all it took 2-3 times as long to install Vista as it has in the past, when I've previously done clean installs. And the laptop is still super sluggish and freezes up constantly. Still takes forever to download from the internet and zipping/unzipping files takes forever, too.

I figure it's a hardware issue.

I ran the Hitachi Fitness Test for my hard drive, but the utility couldn't find my hard drive.

Is there any other way to test if my hard drive is defective?

Below are my laptop specs and the report from Everest. It says that the PCI and VideoBios needs to be debugged. Could those two things be the problem. I ran the Everest report before the clean install and it said the same thing.

I would really appreciate some help here.

--------[ EVEREST Ultimate Edition ]------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v5.30.3000
Benchmark Module
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Quick Report
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 6.0.6002 (Vista RTM)
Date 2011-01-06
Time 17:32
--------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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A:Laptop sluggish, freezing and zipping issues

I have the same problem as these people:


But most of them say unistalling antivirus software did the trick. I don't have any antivirus software installed, and I just completed a clean installation of my OS.

About two weeks ago my laptop fan broke, so in the meantime I've been using a usb fan to keep the laptop cool. My troubles started around that time so I'm thinking maybe the laptop usb fan has maybe messed up the electrical circuitry.

I don't know. I will be getting a new laptop fan in a week. Hopefully the usb fan is the culprit.

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Does anyone know of a program that can zip files individually, like in batch? I mean, every program I find just zips the files all into one, but I want to zip a folder full of hundreds of individual files into individual zips for each file. I don't want to zip the entire folder into one zip, but each file into a zip itself. This is murder to search for on google.

A:Solved: I need a Zipping Program to Zip files into Individual .zip's

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I wanted to know if there is a program that will automatically rar each file in a folder individually automatically the reason i ask is becuz i have an archive that is 2 gigs but when unzipped it is 18 gigs the reason for this is that there is around 15000 files and im not gonna right click each one so is there a file that will do each one individually for me it would be a huge help thanx! or if somebody would kindly write a fast program, script, or marco that would do it with winrar or something it would be really helpful! thanks in advance!!

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I have a very weird issue that is happening on more than 1 PC. When we zip or compress files to create one zip file, 1 file is always missing! the only way we can get around this is to open up WinZip and drag all the files in. How come we can't zip in windows 7! very frustrating.

A:missing file when zipping or compressing folder

Is the one file that is always missing the ONE file you right click on when everything is highlighted?

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Hello forum users,
I am having a problem using the 'Send to>Compressed (zipped) folder' option. The problem is identical to the issue discussed in this thread:

missing file when zipping or compressing folder

Long story short, in the resulting compressed folder I lose the file that I right-click on to compress the files.

I'm using Windows 7's default built-in file compression. It is apparent that third-party compressing solutions are often preferred to this method, but I'm looking for a solution to this specific problem. Any help with this would be much appreciated, thanks.

A:Revisit: Windows 7 missing file when zipping or compressing folder

After some review, here are some more details on my problem:

-there are about 200-400 small files (1-10KB average) that I'm trying to compress.

-this problem doesn't occur on my local C:, however it occurs on all mapped drives.

-after comparing the zipfldr.dll file on another workstation that doesn't have this issue, I found no differences in properties.

-the regedit entries for zipfold also appear identical to the entries on the workstation without the issue.

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Are there any programs out there that can compress video files i.e. avi or mpg, so can make it smaller so can make it send faster via internet ? Such as PKzip make it smaller to send faster ?


A:Zipping video files to make it smaller to send faster

You can use winzip trial it's good software

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I need help knowing if my Rosewill 750W 80 plus gold will be enough power to overclock both gtx780 ti Superclocked and the new i7 4790k that is coming out. Also, does it mean they are overclocking the hardware when they say, "full load"? Here are some sites I found with wattage use:

A:PSU requirement

I would say no.

The 12 volt rail on your psu is 62 amps.

One evga gtx780 ti requires 42 amps on the 12 volt rail.

Full load means the gpu is at maximum usage without overclock.

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I hope someone might be able to shed some light on these.
1. For about 2-3 weeks my computer has suddenly begun asking me to sign in to Comcast. I click on the "Keep me logged in" but it doesn't work, when I attempt to go online again, I have to sign in again.
2. For about the same length of time I get sudden bursts of music from my computer. They suddenly start playing, continue for about 5 seconds and just as suddenly quit. That seems to happen more frequently if I am moving the mouse pointer about.
I am using:
Windows 10, latest update (KB3200970 installed 11/9-2016)

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Hi, I'm new to tech support forums and i just wanted to find out if i can use the x1950 pro on my computer i have. I have a p5gd1-vm motherboard with an intel pentium 4 3.0ghz processor, 1.5ghz pc3200 ram and 350W vantec van-350n power supply.

http://www.ramelectronics.net/assets/images/storage/VAN-350N-spec.jpg except in my PSU the DC output is 323W Max output

x1950 Pro

if this isnt good enough can anyone reccomend a good PSU that would also be good for future upgrades.

Thank you.

A:x1950 Pro PSU requirement

A short answer no. ATI says a min of 450W with at least 30amp on the 12V rail for that card. It looks like you are running a prescott cpu. If that is correct, then I would go with a min of 550W and 35amp on the 12V rail.

Do not go cheap on the pw supply. Doing so can [and often does] cause ALL types of problems.

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I have Acer 5611 WLMI Laptop, Intel Core Duo, T2050, 1.66GHz (FSB: 533MHz), 15.4TFT, WXGA Crystal Brite, 1024MB DDR II RAM (2x 512), 80GB (5400rpm) HDD, Super Multi DVD-RW Double Layer, 6-cell Lion, 56K modem, Wired & Wireless Lan 802.11a/b/g, 128MB shared Grafics.

I want to know, can my laptop run window 7 after upgrade to 2gb / 4gb RAM. To run window 7, which one is recommended 2GB or 4GB RAM?

Thanks for your all the help in the regard.

DS Negi

A:minimum Ram requirement for win 7


theres a free download to see if your pc is ready for win7.. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...uirements.aspx

good luck

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I am looking to upgrade from win 2000 to XP home on my daughters computer. I have the disk from my computer. What system requirements must her computer have... ie ram size/cpu/ etc.

A:Windows Xp Min Requirement

Have a look at System Requirements for Windows XP Operating Systems.

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What are the min requirement to install win2k on a PC?

A:Win2K Requirement

These are the minimum system requirements that are listed on Microsoft's Website.
Your computer should meet the following hardware requirements: &#8226; 133 MHz or faster Pentium-compatible CPU
&#8226; 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM minimum; more memory generally improves responsiveness (4 gigabytes [GB] RAM maximum)
&#8226; 2 GB hard disk space with a minimum of 650 MB of free space (additional free hard disk space is required if you are installing over a network) Click to expand...

Can't say I would try and run Windows 2000 that way. I would go with a minimum of 256mb of ram. And it doesn't run to fast on a Pentium 133. I have Windows 2000 running on a Pentium II 400mhz with 192mb of ram. It runs most office applications just fine. I actually run Office 2003 on it.

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Is there any software to enhance the computation speed of the computer. The configuration of the computer includes 512MB of Ram, Pentium IV processor with 80GB Hard Drive and Mercury Chipset.

A:Software Requirement

There really is no magical software to speed it up. More memory would definitely be a plus.Have a look at these guides:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/13500/windows-xp-tweak-guide/

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Hi everybody,

For the last several days, I've been doing a lot of research about whether my power supply can support my graphics card, but I can't seem to find a definate answer. What I have is a 450 watt power supply; it has one single 12v rail that provides 24 amps. My graphics card is a ATI Radeon X1950 Pro PCI-E. It requires a 450 watt power supply and recommends 30 amps on the 12v rail.

When I asked whether my PSU can support my graphics card on other forums, some people tell me it can, but others tell me it can't, so I'm really confused right now. I had my X1950 hooked up and running for 3 days without having any problem, but I took it out today, just to be safe until I can get a definate answer. Although I do notice that my power supply runs cooler without the X1950 hooked up.

But on other forums, I even heard people run this card on a 18 amp 12v rail without any problem and they even have it running on a fully loaded system with 2x HDD, 2x DVD Drive, cooling system, fans and lights. And many people say that 22 amps should be the minimum to this card and 24 amps should be fine. However, there are also people who say that you should follow the manufacturers recommendation and get a minimum 30 amps power supply.

To give you a better idea of my system, here are the specs.
Pentium 4 HT 524 Prescott 3.06 GHZ (84 watt)
Motherboard: ATI RC410 ULI M1573
2 stick of DDR2 Ram 1x 1GB and 1x 512MB
1x Samsung Writemaster DVD RW
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A:GPU power requirement - Please Help

You could try this:
1. Find a low watt power supply, with a 24 amp rail.
2. Use the PSU as an external power source to power the GPU.

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Hello My name is Mutlu,I've trouble with my computer.I can't open it now.I can't recovery either.I bought it from BestBuy. Currently I live in Turkey.Hp help desk in Turkey, they leaded to me here.I want recovery.There is no recovery support in Turkey as you know I bought it from abroad. 

A:Recovery Requirement

Why can't you recover with the F11 key? Did you change the partitions or delete the recovery partition? Did you create a usb recovery flashdrive? Can you get access to a Windows 10 usb installer?If the answer is no, but you have access to another Windows PC, you can make your own. You will need it to create a usb installer that will let you use Windows system restore to roll your notebook back to before the even that caused the issue. See the tutorial on the following web page.http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/how-to-download-install-windows-10-iso/   

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Hello,  Kindly suggest the System with following specifications: 1) Processor: Intel Core i7 2) Socket: 1151 3) RAM: DDR4/2400MHz/16GB 4) Max Memory: 64GB 5) Memory channel: Dual 6) DIMM Slots : 4 7) Drives:       SSD: 256GB     SSHD: 1TB 8) OS: Windows 10 9) Monitors: Should support minimum 2 Monitors with 24" Display each. Please specify the System along with the cost. Waiting for your kind reply. Regards,Amtronics Engineering

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I am willing to buy a laptop which's config is i5 8530u, 8 gigs RAM, 320gig SSD, mx 150 gpu. Can this laptop easily handle programs like Android Studio, Lightroom, Adobe premier pro types mid-heavy programs?

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how much hard drive memory does a W7 64-bit pro take up?


A:W7 64-bit Memory Requirement

Hello Jimlau,

Minimum requirements for 64-bit Windows 7 is 20 GB + whatever you plan on installing or saving to it.

Hope this helps,

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OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: AMD Athlon 7750 x2
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 9500gt
HDD: Seagate 1TB

Hi guys.
I am planning to upgrade my graphics card and buy a Nvidia GTX 650. On their site I saw it needs a 400W power supply. I currently have a 450W power supply. Do I need to change the PSU or will it suffice for the new card?
Thanks in advance.

A:PSU requirement for Nvidia GTX 650

I would go with a 600 to 650 watt

That should secure good power and some headroom to Oc the card and Cpu if need be

Newegg.com - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31&#47; EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

These are sturdy and give great stability

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Before we run the ATA sizing tool, the customer would like to understand what will be the network bandwidth requirement for a typical ATA setup with 5000 users on a remote site (which is served by 5 DCs)

How often Microsoft releases update for ATA product and what is the average size of these updates to be downloaded from Internet.

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I just bought QuickBooks and the installing instructions say I need at least 1.8GHz processor (2.0 recommended), but my laptop only has 1.73GHz. Can I safely install and use this program????

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Vista requires a password when one restarts the computer but not for hibernate or sleep mode. How may one set up Vista to require a password for hibernate mode?

A:Password Requirement other than Restart

Control Panel --> Hardware and Sound --> Power Options

Link on top left - "Require a password on wakeup"

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Hello everyone,
I have a Dell Inspiron 1420. I have this program installed which will tell me what pc games I can or cannot play in the machine. I asked about Civilisation 4, and I got a no. It's about my video card not meeting the minimum requirement. Can someone tell me if I can upgrade my video card, or it won't work with my laptop.All other requirememts were passed, except that. Please click screenshot link to see what video card I need to have.

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When I bought my computer I made sure I got an AGP graphics card because I knew I wanted to play games.

My sister just bought a new computer and she probably didn't.

I have a 32mb agp graphics card. I believe she has 64 mb of onboard video. Can she play games that say they need an "agp graphics card" with 32 mb of video ram? I'm just wondering if she doesn't have an agp graphics card can she not play any game that has that as a requirement even though she has more than enough video memory.

I just want to know whether I can recommend games for her to buy, if she will be able to play them.

thank you very much,
Robert Kupferer

A:graphics card requirement

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I'm not meeting game requirements what do it do?

A:Not Meeting Game Requirement

Wow ... we'll need a lot more info:

What game?

What requirements?

What are your system specs? (RAM, CPU, etc.)

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If a drive is encrypted with BitLocker and you choose to not require any form of pre-boot authentication the system will simply boot and unlock when you login.

If you encrypt a computer with BitLocker and chose to set a PIN, is there any way to later retract the pre-boot PIN requirement and revert back to the scenario above without first decrypting and re-encrypting?
I've looked at the various options via manage-bde and tested a few such as:
manage-bde -protectors -delete C: -Type TPMAndPIN
Unfortunately this simply removed the simple PIN and instead requires the recovery key. Using the same command to delete the recovery key breaks the system.
Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:Remove BitLocker PIN Requirement

Apologies for replying to an old-ish question but I believe I have a solution.
Assuming any group policy changes relating to BitLocker PINs have been reset,  enter the command
manage-bde -protectors -add C: -tpm. This will reconfigure BitLocker into using just the TPM and delete the PIN as well.
If you run manage-bde -status and look under Key Protectors you should see Numerical Password (ie the recovery key) and either TPM on a system that does not use a PIN, or TPM And PIN on a system that does. If you try to remove the PIN by just removing the
TPM and PIN key protector the only means of unlocking the drive available is Numerical Password, causing you to be prompted for the recovery key at every boot. You have to specifically tell BitLocker to use just the TPM instead, it wont automatically default
to this setting.

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when it comes to power usage im not that up to date i currently have a 250watt power supply that came with a plain jane case , im running a pentium duo core 3.0ghz processor 2 gigs of ram and a 256meg nvidia video card i saw a new case at best buy that came with a 500watt power supply how do i know if that kind of power would be right for what im running, would to much power blow my motherboard ? i was highly advised to up my power supply a friend was amazed my computer was running to begin with.

A:Power requirement question

Power supply problems relate mainly to video graphics. I suggest you get a quality power supply from the list of power supplies on this forum you can find with a search. Certainly 400 or 500 watts is a good choice, if it has steady output.

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I'm trying to install SP1 for Windows 7, the beta, and it says I need 9 gig free to install. I only have 6. Is there a way to bypass this at all?

A:How to get around space requirement on SP install?

Actually you could move some files and folders to another place to free up hard drive space. If you don't have a spare hard drive you can use DVD/CD, thumb drive, or an external drive.

Other than that, no you can't get around the space requirements. I would also say that if you're that low on space, perhaps it's time to upgrade to a bigger hard drive.

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