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How Do I Clear Bad Cookies, But Not The Good Ones?

Q: How Do I Clear Bad Cookies, But Not The Good Ones?

Hi,I've read the info about cookies, but still have a basic question:When I clear cookies, I don't want to clear everything... when I do that I'm clearing the bad and the good...Could you please tell me how to exclude certain sites from having their cookies cleared? (e.g.forum log-in and password info., google, etc).Thanks,Richard[size=6]

Preferred Solution: How Do I Clear Bad Cookies, But Not The Good Ones?

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A: How Do I Clear Bad Cookies, But Not The Good Ones?

The best program I have found that is efficient in that regard is ccleaner available at www.ccleaner.com. Free and has an "issues "tab that gets all those entries going nowhere.

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Application REQUIRES persistent cookies to be set, however cookies has to be deleted when application terminates
One way is to delete IE cookies itself 
RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 2 
Is there any API to delete cookies only with respect to specific WebBrowser Control process
If the only option is to delete IE cookies itself,is there a way to do it silently without getting IE clearing cookies dialog

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I can no longer clear super cookies

here is the link Adobe - Flash Player : Settings Manager - Website Storage Settings panel

A:can no longer clear super cookies

I think that this may do the job
Flash Cookie Cleaner – Helps Clean Flash “Super” Cookies or LSO from Computer

I have not tried this myself.

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So I don't know if it's

A. An issue with Firefox
B. An issue with Windows 8
C. An issue with my new laptop.

Out of 3 computers I regularly use, 2 on a daily basis and 1 on a weekly basis, this is the only computer that has issues where I have to clear my cache and cookies ATLEAST once per day. Otherwise certain websites don't fully load.
For example, I went to Hotmail.com just now, and it loaded a white page until I cleared my cache and cookies and it finally loaded properly.
Other websites like Gamefaqs will load, however everything will be a jumbled up mess, and no images/banners will have loaded properly.

Clearing my cache and cookies for the last hour always fixes it. Regardless of whether I have been to that website in the last hour or any website in the last hour.

Sometimes I have to clear my cache and cookies every 10 minutes, sometimes I only have to do it once per hour.
However I have yet to go 2 hours without having to clear my cache and cookies atleast once.

I can still return this computer if need be (though they'll give me a hassle for it). But this is something I would expect to be a software issue. Only I have no idea how to fix it :/

Also no I have not tried other browsers yet. I keep meaning to, but this is a laptop I use mostly at work so I haven't gotten around to it. Firefox is the only browser I've used as of yet.

Thanks in advance guys!

A:Regularly have to clear cache and cookies

You may find these two articles of help in limiting the cache with the second one having a Diagnostic - haven't tried it as I'm a confirmed IE user.

5 Tips To Reduce Firefox Memory and Cache Usage

Reducing memory usage (Firefox - MozillaZine Knowledge Base)

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I noticed the other day that I was always being logged into my daughter's iGoogle page, even though I had logged her out and logged in under my account.

I would close the browser and then open it again and there it was back. I would log out and log back in under my account and it was fine until I restarted firefox my daugher's account was logged back in.

I have tried clearing my cache and all my cookies in firefox, but even though the box showing the cookies is empty, when I restart firefox they all come back! I have done this 5-6 times now and I am getting really frustrated.


PS: I do not have her password saved for her account and I also am being logged out of facebook even though I have it checked to 'remember me'. this is also new to me.

A:Solved: can't clear cookies in Firefox... keeps logging me back into igoogle too.

NM i found help elsewhere.

I changed the cookies.sqlit file name to cookies.old and it made a new file for me and is working like it should be now.

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If they are something not to be welcomed in a PC/browser, what is the proper way to set the browsers acceptance and retention policy to keep them at bay?

A:Cookies, Are they good or bad to have???

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I have been working off of http://www.intap.net/~drw/cpp/index.htm for the past few weeks in my Ind. Study program for a computer programming class. However it does not seem to be a complete tutorial and I am at the end of it. I find that the books I buy on C++ are always to complicated or get too detailed to the point of where I have no idea what the hell the chapters even about. So if anyone could recommend some good online tutorials, that would be a great help.

A:Good, clear online tutorials

http://www.w3schools.com/ try this one

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I've got IE 5.5 on my computer, and I don't want IE 6.0, because that seems to cause probs for me.

Anyways, know of a good program that will allow me to accept and decline cookies that I want or don't want? Preferrably freeware, although shareware that isn't annoying is ok.


A:Mmm... cookies. Know of a good program to control them?


You could try this although many prefer 3rd party programs.

Tools | Internet Options. Security tab. Custom Level.

Scroll to Cookies, and set to Prompt. There are 2 of them. Apply and OK.



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A:KB2647753 update problem good clear solution

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Newegg has a Asus 24x DVD Burner-Bulk 24x DVD+/- R Black Sata-oem on sale for $18.99 free shipping.
Good deal,or should I be leery? because it's so cheap?

Would this be a burner/player? or just a burner? Is it so cheap because it does not have Blue-Ray capabilities? Thanks Ray

A:Cheap DVD burner. Good deal or steer clear?

Optical media is an older technology, and it's very inexpensive to make DVD burners nowadays. The Optiarc one I bought was only 22 dollars, that was in 2008, it still works great so you should be fine.

I recommend buying it.

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i downloaded uniblue but it only repaired 14 errors (trial version), would love to repair the other 100 , and also every time i let the little ones use the PC they watch videos and a bunch of other noise and then i end up with a bunch of cookies of all makes and models..... i raise the security level on cookies in the internet options and then they complain that they cant watch videos or get in other sites, whats up with that ?

A:Registry Needs Repair / Cookies Cookies And More Cookies

Unless you know what you're doing I would stay away from the registry. Cleaning your registry is unlikely to improve your computer's performance in any noticeable way and you run the risk of really screwing up the operating system.

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i have downloaded x-cart demo version from the website and installed it on my localhost. but when I try to get into the website by providing credentials, I'm getting an error message from the browser saying "Your browser doesn't accept cookies. Cookies are required to use this site".

I have set the Internet options -> privacy settings to low. but still I'm unable to get into the website. whenever i select any item and click on "add to cart" button, I'm facing this error dialog!!!!!

Anyone got an idea what it could be, or how to solve it?

Any suggestions are welcomed....[]


A:Your browser doesn't accept cookies. Cookies are required to use this site

you failed to state what browser you're using. Some websites are not HTML compliant and insist on using IE as a browser. Even then, newer versions of IE don't always work.

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Hi! I cannot use the "remember me" feature on sites such as Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo, online banking, etc. When attempting to log into online banking, I recieve the message that "session cookies are not enabled". I know how to enable cookies and have done so under Internet Options> Privacy> Advanced... I don't know if it's malware related, and nothing I've tried has picked it up or fixed it. I've used AVG, Symantec, Spybot S&D and a few others in failed attempts to find anything malicious. I also have HijackThis and can post a log in the other forum if needed, just let me know. I've read the "read before posting" information and hopefully have included the appropriate info. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!

PS - If I click "remember me" when logging in to Gmail, the page "redirects" for a while and then doesn't go anywhere. In order to even access the Gmail homepage again, I have to clear my cookies. Also, I have uninstalled any P2P software, as I am now aware of how dangerous it can be.

Here are the contents of my DDS.txt

DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Joe at 12:26:46.75 on Tue 12/23/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.147 [GMT -7:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
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A:Cookies Enabled, but not recognized by websites requiring session cookies

Hello! I accidentally placed my thread in the wrong forum and am wondering if someone in admin would be able to move it to the General Computer Security forum. If not, is it ok if I re-post it there? Thank you!!

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Do you know of any plug-ins or programs that will remove all cookies as if they were session cookies when I close my browser? I heard that there are out there but I could not find them.

A:Program to remove all cookies as if they were session cookies

Never used it myself but won't this solve that?
IE->Tools->Internet Options->Advanced Tab

Allow active content from CDs to run on My Computer*
Allow active content to run in files on My Computer*
Allow software to run or install even if the signature is invalid
Check for publisher's certificate revocation
Check for server certificate revocation*
Check for signatures on downloaded programs
Do not save encrypted pages to disk
Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed
Enable Integrated Windows Authentication*
Enable memory protection to help mitigate online attacks
Enable native XMLHTTP support
Enable Profile Assistant
Phishing Filter

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Hi all,

Is there a way to completely delete all kind of cookies stored on the machine, including super cookies and any other kind of them?
If not, can reinstalling the OS (Windows 7) with formatting the C: drive, remove all of them?


A:Deleting all cookies and super cookies

abbasi said:

If not, can reinstalling the OS (Windows 7) with formatting the C: drive, remove all of them?Click to expand...

That is pretty extreme just to clear cookies.

I can't vouch for all browsers, but IE and Opera can be setup to clear cookies every time you exit the browser. Opera allows you to manage cookies, so that only newer cookies are deleted.

On a personal note:
Once I noticed how many cookies were loaded just by logging into Techspot, I said the hell with trying to manage cookies. There was just to many of them, after viewing so few pages. It made finding cookies, you might want to keep very difficult.

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First things first, thanks to all who can help.....

I need to programmatically make some adjustments to the Internet Explorer security settings. Most of these settings I have found but there are a few I have not been able to get a clear exact location for in the registry. I will be using a .BAT file to make
the adjustments on 100+ PCs.

Here is what I am looking for.....

Under the "Internet  Properties" found in control panel, under the "Privacy" tab there is an "Advanced" option button. When I click on it I get an "Advance Privacy Settings" options box. On it are several settings.
The first setting, "Override automatic cookie handling" needs to be checked in order to access the other options. I can do that by adjusting the DWord value of "PrivacyAdvanced" under the "Internet Settings" key in the registry,
"HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet settings", to be specific.

What I have not been able to find are the registry entries for the "First-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, the "Third-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, and the "Always allow
session cookies" check box. Please see picture below....

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WSJ warnings about privacy invading cookies carry privacy invading cookies.

Can you move this one to the 'Irony' section?Click to expand...

-- Tom

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I am new to the forum, but not new to computing. I recently started having problems with this Vista Home Premium box not being able to resolve DNS names for only computers on my home network (all others XP boxes or Windows Server 2003). It can ping the IP addresses of the local boxes. It doesn't have a problem connecting to the internet. But this is a big problem when it comes to sharing files within my local network.

I have disabled Windows Firewall and McAfee Firewall and Services to try and diagnose the problem.

I have been googling this for a couple of days looking for ideas, but I have none. I have validated that DNS is running. NETBios over DHCP is enabled. Subnet mask is 255.255.255. DHCP and DNS server IP is correct.

Anything that anyone could point me to try? I am out of ideas.

A:Ping on Workgroup Computer Names Bad / IP Addresses Good / Internet Good

Unless you've got a DNS server running at home, it's rather unlikely that DNS is being used to resolve names of your home computers when pinging by name. Instead, the machine does a broadcast (on the local segment) to the effect of "if you're called XYZ, please get back to me and tell me your IP address".

If that's not working for you, my first inclination would be to suspect firewalls on the other machines - not necessarily on the machine exhibiting symptoms. Try disabling and even uninstalling (3rd-party) firewalls while you're troubleshooting, and also test what happens when all machines are booted to [safe mode + net].

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My DSL provider tells me the line tests they just did shows everything to be very good.But, I am finding many web sites load slowly and videos stop and go...even 12 second ones.

Does anyone know how long a short 12 second video on say YOUtube showtake to wonload with DSL at 256????

My laptop is 6 months old with Vista Home Premium, nod32 antivirus and superspywareblaster, IE7 Browser. My wife's PC is new with Vista Home Premium Norton Security center same browser. Both of us have the same problem with some web sites loading slowly and video just now performing at all......six second spurts then stops and buffering for long periods. Even a news or sports or YOUtube video12 seconds long takes a couple of stops to get through. Radio stations I used to listen to cut in and out now for buffering.This seemed to start a couple of months ago. Are there any settings on my system I can change or tweak to speed downloads up or deal with videos or sort this out. Here is what I have done to narrow the problem:

Turned off the wireless and plugged the DSL cord right into my laptop---same performance and same speed tests results.

Made sure only one of the two computers is on....no change

Tried the same video on my laptop or my wife's PC....same performance

Try to have the video on pause so everything can download first....works sometimes...but can take a long time for some videos.

Keep my system clean with weekly virus/spyware scans and Defender is also on.

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A:Solved: DSL line test good..browsing slow...video not good!

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I currently use the Microsoft Works Calendar as a PDA keeping track of appointments, birthdays, etc. but find that I can't print out reports according to categories. I can only print out days, weeks or months. Is there a good, free calendar that I can use and be able to import the information that I already have in the Works Calendar into that calendar?
Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar not so good. Are there any good desktop calendars out there

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Right now I have Bitdefender 2010. It wins all sorts of awards but I tried running its boot scanner recently and it was so complicated I couldn't do it. Do you know of a good AV and firewall that has an easy to use boot scanner?

A:I need the name of a good antivirus and firewall that alsol has a good boot scanner

Please don't create more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.

Please continue in your other thread.

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hi all im going to a holiday park in 3 weeks I got a dongle I used last year but connection wasnt good so looking for suggestions to find one under 30 with great connection/service if possible as im not to clued up with these. .. thanks in advance and hope im ij right area

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Hi , Ive got some trouble with my pc , its a desktop acer pc and i bought it new from the store 3years ago and never touched his insides cause it worked perfectly untill now. I did check every cable , inside the pc and the power cable outside the pc. I couldnt find any wire that wasnt connected good, or any broken wire. The problem however is that when the pc is off it wont turn on easy, sometimes i have to press the button for 1000times before it starts. Also what is very weird is when the pc is on , it never goes off by itself as it should untill i press the normal off button in the startmenu, and it works perfect when its on. Also sometimes when I am trying to turn it on by pressing the button while touching the power cable , the fan of the computer turns on , but the pc itself is off and doesnt start. I hope you can help me with this problem soon.

A:PC wont turn on , cables good , electricity is good

Hello mocro1991

First of all I'd like to say, Open It Up! Blow out all the dust & maybe even cobwebs from the inside!

It might be a problem with the Motherboard.

Something like this happened to me once. Reseating the RAM was a temporary fix for me.

Post back.

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Hello All,
This is my first post to this forum. I will make it short. I've had my PC for nearly two years now. I've never had an issue. I run Mozilla Firefox as my default Internet Browser and I've always liked it. Yesterday, I sat down to see that there was a new update. Like always, I downloaded. Then, when I went to browse the internet for a bit, it could not load the page. I then tried rebooting my router. No help. I tried Internet Explorer. Same thing. I then tried Chrome. Same thing. Only this time, on Chrome, it said something like "Error 101; Connection reset error". My roommate, who is in networking, and I tried several different things. Nothing seemed to do the trick. This issue is on my desktop, but, my laptop and roommates desktop work just fine. So, I'm guessing it must be something with my machine. I've looked up the Error 101 thing on google and I have seen many different forums, but no real fixes, if there is one. I'm curious to know if anyone might now a remedy for this problem. I've tried running my AVG and Spybot programs but they have found nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance to all who read.--In Him, Joseph W. Brackins

A:[SOLVED] Network connection good...Browser not good..

Hi -

Boot into SAFEMODE w/ Networking and see if Internet pages load there. Tap F8 key during boot-up.

Run a Windows System Restore - choose a restore point prior to the updated Firefox install -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .



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Hello guys im wake up today and try find my cd drivers for printer canon mp250.... but i can't find installation cd...

but im plug printer in windows developer preview and in 2 minutes him recognize the printer and install drivers... him show me the printer model and automatically installl all drivers im less then 2 minutes printer works very well...

im very impressed with this developerpreview and waiting for the final product... =)

good morning for all have a nice day! =)


A:Good Morning and Good News Installing my print...

Congrats on the smooth installation! Microsoft have been working hard on their native driver support, and it's impressing everyone. Glad to hear you got your printer working!

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Just spent several hours reading, with growing fear,
all the stuff on the Internet Security board.

Regarding many recommendations to have a good
hardware firewall in a router, what's a good one
with an up to date firewall?

I'm putting together a new system, do NOT
want it corrupted right away!

Thanks for any recommendations!

A:What's a good home cable router with a good firewall?

Hi men, look in web page of cisco system this is a big company on the nertworking area...maybe can help with you problem.

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Right now I have Bitdefender 2010. It wins all sorts of awards but I tried running its boot scanner recently and it was so complicated I couldn't do it. Do you know of a good AV and firewall that has an easy to use boot scanner?

A:I need the name of a good antivirus and firewall that also has a good boot scanner

Avast AV has an option to run an easy to use boot scan.

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i have a post on here trying to figure out pse7. i am really trying to figure out what is a good digital imaging program that you can use so you fix photos and make slideshows on. i had one person say the picassa program and another say use photoshop still. does any one have any good advice.
i like to edit photos but put them onto a slideshow or something creative.
please let me know.
thank you

A:what is a good digital imaging program? any good advice?

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Topic pretty much says it all. Im looking for a cool looking case with a better power supply than my current case. Price Range $20-$50.


Case Material

Main Board



Beige / Black / Silver
Power Supply ATX 350W Power Supply(Horizontal) w/ I/O Switch
Drive Space 4x5.25" / 2x3.5" / 4x3.5"Hidden
Ports 2 USB + Audio (Microphone Jack & Earphone Jack)
Features 1)Acrylic Added to Front Panel for Polish Appearance
2)Side Panel Fan for Extra Ventilation
3)Screwless Side Panel
4)Automatic Drop-Down Doors for Color Case
5)Back Lighting Temperature Display LCD
6)Extended Body for All the Drives and Motherboards to Fit in.
Expansion Slot 7 Expansion Slots
Front Panel Switch Power / Reset
Led Display Power / HDD
Shipping Weight 20 lbs
Cu'ft 2.18'

A:Good Case with Good Power Supply?

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Hi community, what  think about  advanced system care? it's a good program or not ...
I saw this program installed in many friend's laptop/notebook, and  some of them report me, that after they have used this program for clean and tuneup their pc, they have found a problems and malfunction of their systems...
I have used it for much time, and i havent found a problem or malfuncion in my system. 
In this moment i use adwcleaner and combofix when it is request, but i dont use a complete suite how ASC.
It might be a good idea install and use a ASC or not ?
One of my friend say me that this suite have damage ur windows system registry after clean it with this suite....
It's possibile ??
I use wise register cleaner for clean windows registry, and i think that is a good program 
best regards 
P.S sorry for my bad english ... i will study it ;)

A:What think about advanced system care ... good or not good ...

Well there's many things to address here ... In this moment i use adwcleaner and combofix when it is request, but i dont use a complete suite how ASC.ComboFix is a very powerful reporting and scripting tool that was developped by sUBs, used by members of the malware removal team here on BleepingComputer (and also on other forums). This tool can easily break a Windows installation if poorly and/or wrongly used. It can make the whole system unbootable and also delete everything present on your drives (leaving you with close to no chance of recovery) or damage your Windows installation so badly that you would be forced to reinstall it. Therefore, you should not be using ComboFix unless you are in one of the two situation listed below:You have been trained in an online malware removal forum to use ComboFix;You are using it under the supervision and instructions of a trained malware removal professional on BleepingComputer or another recognized malware removal forum (UNITE forums for example);If you have any questions or concerns about ComboFix, quietman7 wrote a FAQ on it and you'll find all your answers in it.ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look hereAlso be aware that BleepingComputer doesn't provide any advice on how to use ComboFix on your own, due to the nature of the tool and how dangerous it can be when used without supervision or proper training. Hi community, what think about advanced system care? it's a good program or not ...I saw this program installed in ... Read more

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There's a very common problem with computers nowadays and that is that mass-produced factory computer such as Dell and Compaq (HP) prefer to not only install what they want on your new, off-the-shelf, computer but they also insist on backing up the operating system to a partition on your hard drive and refuse to give you a physical copy in the instance that you ever need to format and reinstall.

The backup partition that they create is not invincible and can be easily infected and overwritten during your online adventures which means that you will never get a clean start no matter how many times you format and reinstall.

Once warranty has expired it's costly to get any help from these factory companies and Microsoft usually won't have anything to do with you insisting that you're using the factories OEM software and therefore have to refer to your PC manufacture for most situations.

The alternative, when buying a new PC, is using your local neighborhood mum & pop shop. If you can find a local, freindly, computer shop that you trust you can pretty much insure yourself that you're going to get A: a clean install & B: a hard copy of your operating system on disk.

Also, if you keep up a good relation with mum & pop you don't ever have to worry about the expiration of a warranty or having to sit through pricey and outsourced calls to tech support because you can always walk back into the mum & pop shop and speak directly with the ... Read more

A:A Good Start = Good Security - Look here if you're purchasing a PC

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I am really unsure if this is the right section or not, but I really need to know if this is a good laptop and I am getting my moneys worth. Again if this is the wrong section PLEASE move.

BTW: This is a laptop.

I might be purchasing the following for $800, LMK wut u think.

Dell Inspiron 5150 Laptop:

Pentium 4 Processor 3.06 GHZ
Upgraded Liquid Crystal Display with ultra high resolution options
1.25 GB Kingston RAM, upgradable to 2GB
64MB ATI Radeon 9000 Mobility Video Card
60GB Harddrive

So we're looking at basically 1 gig ram, 3GHZ

The whole comp itself is basically upgraded to all ends. The screen does look really nice as it is a liquid display.

The RAM is very high for a laptop and the processor beats the doors off most of the previous comps which I have had (2.39GHZ)

I am getting a laptop because I travel mostly. I also game alot.

I know the video card isnt best for high end games but I play a game called Diablo mostly which requires next to nothing, altho I will replace the video card soon. How much would it cost to upgrade to a decent one do u think?

So I think its a pretty fast system, good deal?

A:Good Deal/Good Comp? (Laptop)

i dont really compare laptop prices but the prices seems pretty good to me. that is one power laptop in my opinion. way faster than mine.

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This is a problem that is continuous for about 2 years. I have about 10 new floppy disks and 2 computers, one with WIN 2000 and one with WIN 98. 4 of the disks are not readable on the 2000 computer, but they run just fine on the 98 computer. The error I get on the WIN 2000 is "The disk in drive A is not formatted. Do you want to formatted it now?". I have changed the floppy drive but no luck in solving the problem. I have tried those floppy disks on other computers and the same error I get on WIN NT, 2000, and XP. I have also tried these disks on WIN 98 and 95 and they seem to be just fine. An intersting thing happens sometimes, and that is when I browse the floppy on the 98 computer the problem is solved, however not all the times. I beleive it is a Windows 2000 problem, however I don't really know why this is happening. If you can help me, I would really appreciate it.

A:Good floppy, good drive and a bad WIn 2000

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Does anybody know of a good music player that has a good Equalizer? IMO, the equalizer sucks for WMP 11, realplayer free, and my sound card.

I like the PowerAMP app for my android, the equalizer has a sick bass. but it's not available on pc.

A:good music player with good Equalizer?

I have no idea what you mean by "good" or "sick", but most players have equalizers.

Media Monkey and I-Tunes, for instance.

Equalizers either lower or raise certain frequency bands--if they don't do that, they are broken. Some may control different bands than others, but they all use the same principles.

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I have about a 5 year old computer i will tell you the specs.

MSI (VIA) MS-6309 v2.0 - Motherboard
850Mhz Intel Celeron - now overclocked to 1Ghz
40GB Western Digital 5400rpm HDD(now slave) - now with a second 7200 40GB as master
it came with a (tornado?) video card but i now upgraded to a NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 which is a 256MB AGP 8x card.

I got it because it was at a VERY good price and it out of the packet but my friend builds computers and he got the wrong gfx card so he sold this one to me cheap... my computer is an AGP 4x. I understand i cant upgrade that unless i get a new motherboard. I have drivers that microsoft installed by itself (Nvidia GeForce FX5200 Microsoft Corporation) is it worth going to the nvidia website and upgrading to their drivers? my computer is really old and slow and i want to get the best performance out of this card... I dont think i can run games like Need For Speed Underground 2 can i? because i have a slow processor? i tried to play Halo Trial downloaded from microsoft but it went to the loading screen at the start but then just shut down before it got to the menu.

My point is... what can i do to get maximum performance out of this card but without increasing the startup items too much etc


A:Good Video Card... Not so good computer

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Im new to the forums, so if im not following forum rules feel free to correct me.

Ive tried reading a bit, and im getting that my black sceen problem is fairly common and that i can have several reasons.

Now, for more details: Ive had my computer for 2,5 years. 2 months back i decided to install an 120 gb SSD drive for my system disk and upgrade to win 7. After the upgrade and install I was all smiles as the performance boost from the SSD was all it was cracked up to be and more. Then struck after approx 6 weeks as the comp would not wake up after hibernating. The mouse cursor was visible, but nothing on the screen. Restart didnt help, and starting in safetymode gave the same result.

As i actually have good back up in place ( yey me) i didnt bother much about it and went ahead and did a system format and clean install. That worked great for a total of 10 days and it happened again.

Ive once again reinstalled, but as it annoys me to the brink of throwing my comp off the porch id like to find the source of the problem.

A relevant issue may be that ive had a bit of problems with my cabled network connection since the upgrade. Every now and then it loses connection to the cabled network and jumps to the WLAN. When i tell it to repair it works and it says that an IP conflict has been fixed.

Ive gathered from what ive read in the forums that error dumps and logs are essential. Obv i dont have any due to format. Also I guess hardware specs is important. Ive ran Be... Read more

A:BSOD - Restart no good. Saftymode no good.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5Q PRO

You were very specific in your specs thanks for that, I don't see any note of bios updates applied.
Asus has quite a few of them one apparently to address a display initialization issue.
When updating the bios you only need the most recent. Make sure you know how to use the EZ flash feature of the asus board to. It's the best way to flash a bios I know of.

Also are you using the marvell ports or the intel ports to plug in the ssd?

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Win2K server. 2 clients win2K Pro no problems. From server, shared out internet connection. Win98 machine not on network until I specify an IP. Then I can ping, print, share and access...but no internet!!! Do I need ICS enabled on the 98 machine? Ethernet 10 base T network, new card, new wiring, same ol' problems. Please advise as I am attempting to regain my sanity.

A:Ping Good + Share Good = Internet Bad???

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what are the roles for a good design???
if I want to do a conversion application on a CD
NOT on the net?
please I want roles.
is it good to use many colors,animation,
or if it is simple it will be better,etc...
thank you
your lovely girl

A:How has a good answer for a good design on a CD?????

Not sure if this helps, but first you have to know what kind of systems your users have. If you have high animation or graphics and their systems don't have the graphic packages, then you can only cause frustration. Also you have to consider the average screen size. Nothing like spending hours on a project to find they can't view it because they have 480x600 resolution.

I personally keep it simple. If I was trying to say install a program, I do not want to wait 30 seconds for a flash program to say hello. Whereas my wife love sitting watching a "How To"

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Have a compaq presario model C700 battery is fully charged runs on AC once you unplug power cord pc shuts off will not run on DC power the battery is good works on other pc s with no problem any ideas what could be wrong Tried unplugging and plugging back in so pc would recognize battery but that didnt work either

Thanks masonman

A:battery good ac good no power up in dc

i have an old pentium3 NEC notebook..
i also have the similar problem as yours. Then i took it to a technician who told me that it was a motherboard flaw. he said that it neither gives nor takes enough power and voltage from and to the battery. yet the battery showed to be charging as well as being fully charged. my battery still works on other notebooks and gives a 2 hour back up on a netbook modified to use the battery.........

yours maybe the same problem as mine..........
GOD Bless

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Well people keep saying to me get a good router with a good firewall .

Because I do not know really how firewalls work or much about routers I'm getting confused .When people say get good router with a good firewall.

Is this what I should be looking for in a good router .

good firewall is the router that will lock all traffic but the appropriate computers the admin sets up for the router only and no other computers can use that router and the use of logging .

Meaning if people are hacking my router ,unauthorized use of the router ( by not improved computer) or trying to log into the router by password guessing it will alert me.

My routers does not alert me or has that feature to alert me when there is unauthorized use of the router ( by not improved computer using the router ) or trying to log into the router settings by password guessing

And tell me if there is port scanning going on.
router that will lock all traffic but the appropriate computers the admin sets up for the router only and no other computers can use that router and the use of logging

A:what is a good router with a good firewall

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I need a pdf maker that can create pdfs from various documents. I already searched on Google for some pdf making software, but the free alternatives that I've found have some limitations ( like watermark or advertising ) and the paid ones were too complicated to use, or had some annoyances. I can use a good advice.

A:Any Good Reccomendations Of A Good Pdf Maker?

PDFCreator is free and no watermarks. It allows you to print to pdf.

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What are you guys thoughts on CCleaner; is it a useful program or should it be avoided ?

Thanks for reading.

A:CCleaner FREE -- Good or Not so Good ???

Useful, but I personally do not like the use of programs that clean the registry, so I usually disable that part of the package.

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I am building a new system and now I am looking for the best processor to use? As motherboard I am using Biostar Hi Fi A85W and i wanna put 6 GB DDR3 RAM on it. My graphics card will be my prior GTX 450.

any thoughts?

A:What good PROCESSOR for good cost??

what do you intend to do with the machine? Gaming, light or heavy? Video editing, CAD, etc?

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I am building a budget computer for someone and need a beige case that is well built. I have used the slk1600 from antec in the past but that is hard to come by. Is there a model out there that is the same price point as the slk1600? Around 50 -55 delivered? Also the same quality build? I really like antec. I can't find it for under 65 now except one place and they only have two and others had it but can't get it any more. HELP>

A:I need a really good case for a good price

Get your friend to accept a black case and check this Antec SLK1650B

or the beige version: Antec SLK1650

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A:Is This Card A Good Deal And Is It Any Good?

That's a good card. I'm sure you know it's PCI-E so your motherboard has to support it. Make sure you have a good quality PSU with plenty of power.

MWave.com has it even cheaper with a $15 rebate.

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i wanted to kno if i need some sort of cooling device for my computer

motherboard - 44.C (111.F)
CPU - 52.C (126.F)

A:computer temperature, good? or not good

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