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How to fix a solid red on your wifi

Q: How to fix a solid red on your wifi

Hello so there was a recent outbreak of COVID19 and i couldnt get any technician to fix my router I was wondering if anyone could help me fix my wifi the internet turned solid red and i couldnt fix it i tried to reset it and do other things as well but theres just nothing i could do about it any suggestions?

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A: How to fix a solid red on your wifi

First step would be to contact your ISP's (Internet Service Provider's) Tech Support to make sure:

1) They don't have a problem with their service,
and
2) They can see your router from their end.

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When I turn the laptop on, the fan starts, and the power lights come on. Then, the wifi LED lights up and stays solid. The screen stays black. Once that sequence is finished, nothing else happens. Power stays on, fan stays on, power LEDs and wifi LED stay on solid. Caps and numlock LEDs don't come on when pressed. I've tried a hard reset and swapping the memory slot. I'm guessing it's the main board, but I don't want to buy and replace that if it's not the problem.

A:Power comes on, fan comes on, wifi solid orange, black scree...

99% it's the motherboard. Do you have the actual model number of your laptop?

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I have a G62 Laptop that will no longer start up.  When I press the power button I can hear the hard drive and CPU fan spin but after that the CAPS LOCK light continuously flashes and the WIFI light remains a solid orange.    I have tried removing the battery and holding down the power button for more than 30 seconds but that didn't help.  I tried removing the RAM sticks and booting up with one of them in at time but still can't get it to go.  I also blew out the fans but that didn't change a thing. I don't know what else to do.  I have read that it might be something with the CPU or the motherboard but I didn't know if there was anything else that I could try out. If anyone has any other suggestions please let me know. Thanks

A:G62 caps lock linking continuously + WIFI solid orange. Wil...

You can diagnose your problem using the LED blink code you described. Here is the link: LED Blink Codes   If you found my answer helpful please say thanks by clicking on the Thumb's Up icon.        If my answer solved your problem please mark it as the Accepted Solution. Thanks!

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I am looking for a new laptop. I currently have a X121e and recall it being extremely easy to configure on Lenovo's site. So I decided to look at the X270. However, having had great difficulty even starting to configure it (apparently, Lenovo does not favour Firefox any longer), I'm currently having trouble understanding the choices. The first is the choice between PCIe and SATA PointingDevice. Following some discussion, I gather this has nothing to do with any kind of pointing device, but affects my HDD/SSD choices. OK, so let's see what the PCIe choices give me. I get 5 'first hard drive' options. (Nothing I do gets me a 'second hard drive' option, so not sure about this. Or rather, I almost understand this now I've read the platform specification, the user manual, the hardware maintenance manual and various posts on Reddit. Lenovo do like to make buying a challenge!) Now, however, I've reached the end of my google-fu. Intel 256 GB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMe256 GB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0 - CapableIntel 512 GB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMe512 GB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.01 TB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMeI understand the difference beween 1/2 and 3/4 and 5 is obviously size. Fine. But what is the difference between 1 and 2, and between 3 and 4? 1 and 3 are Intel, whereas 2 and 4 are what? Not-Intel? Presumably, Then what's wrong with the Intel drives, that the unbranded versions are cheaper than the branded ones?... Read more

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recently i was having major computer issues on my desktop, i did a full restore to factory settings and after doing a few windows updates i found that my network adaptor was not finding any signals. it does not show up in the change adaptor settings page or in the device manager page. when i troubleshoot my internet connection it says an ethernet cable is not properly plugged in. I have a desktop computer but it definately has a wireless network card. i used to get windows updates for it and it just stopped working one day. when i look in the BIOS the only option related to booting a network card is B03 D00 Yukon PXE. no matter when i boot it i still dont get wireless signals. when i go into the boot menu and try to boot this device it says " PXE E61: media test failure please check cable" i have opened the tower and the card is securely in its slot. i thought i would workaround by getting a usb wifi card. I installed it and connected to the internet and it alternated between having a connection to the internet and being connected to the network but not the internet. even when it is connected to the internet i cannot reach any web pages. my dropbox desktop files update very slowly (7kb/s). when i am connected with the usb card the network stops working for everyone else in the house. they can no longer reach web pages or continue downloads. please help.

gateway DX4300
AMD Phenom II X4 810 processor 2.60 GHz
8.00 GB DDRII RAM
windows 7 home premium

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A:wifi adaptor not recognized, usb wifi hogging wifi resources

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Keep getting unwanted pop ups or similar from Solid Peer, Free6, and Old Games. Some are pornographic. Any ideas of how to stop this please?
 

A:Solid Peer and Pop Ups

Hello,

What operating system are you using? XP has a "pop-up blocker", or you can download them from the net. Here's a search I did through Google.

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=pop-up+blockers&btnG=Google+Search&meta=

Good luck,
Bye,
Penny.
 

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Hi all, I've been having a problem where my HDD light suddenly becomes solid, and my computer slows right down. I won't be running any intensive applications, it'll just occur, so I don't think it's a memory problem. I have 4 GB of memory on a 2.1Ghz dual core processor. I don't know if I need to be posting any logs. I'm running Nod32 antivirus and Comodo firewall.

A:HDD light solid

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Ive been looking at PC parts for about a year now, so I know at this point about which parts (mostly CPUS and GPUS) are which and when the next gens come out (like how piledriver comes next month presumeably)
But I cant justify $650 without being rather certain of myself.
so here is the parts list:
Rosewill challenger U3
Crucial 8 GB DDR3 1600 Dual channel 240 pin
FX-8120
Cooler Master hyper 212 EVO
Samsung Spinpoint F4 7200 RPM 320 GB (its cheap right now, althought seagate=meh hopefully I wont have bad luck)
Sapphire 2GB 7850 100355L
Rosewill green series 630W RG630-S12 (will update if/when I crossfire later on)
MSI 970A-G46 (chipset 970, has x16 and x8 in xfire mode)
some cheap wireless thing already got.

I already have all peripherals.
total price is $665 with shipping.

so yea, thats about it.
 

A:Solid build?

Looks good, but on a bit of a prejudiced note, you may want to look at getting a different power supply, since Rosewill don't have the greatest track record when it comes to PSUs. Also that case is a nightmare to try get clean, so If you don't want the amazon jungle inside your case I highly suggest you take a look at some of Antec or Coolermaster's budget cases.
apart from that, the rest looks good to me.
 

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Does anyone know if Solid State HDDs are going to be in the realm of practical both price and capacity wise in the next year or two?
 

A:Solid State

hmm

I'd assume they will be. It's all just a matter of time.
 

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Had a major malfunction with my laptop over the weekend and had to replace the harddrive.. lost a few things but I had backups on an external hdd thankfully. One thing I noticed during the whole situation was that my system restore points had been deleted somehow, I researched and found that Defraggler deletes them sometimes, but who knows it could have been something else.

I'm looking for a good defrag program that won't do that.. I noticed Auslogics Disk Defrag in the stickied topics up top but just wanted to ask and make sure it doesn't do anything like that. Also I want a really good backup program. I was using the default backup thing on Vista (set to backup once a week) but when I check my external hdd, there are backups from last year hogging up space..

If anyone has any advice I'd appreciate it

A:Looking for 2 solid programs

Welcome
I use Auslogics and am 100% happy with its performance. You can analyze your HD first to see if a defrag is necessary. Its does a better job than the Vista program included as defrag with the OS.
If you want awesome free software to back up, I use Macrium Relfect, it is awesome
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-macrium.html

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...who mainly does internet, word, and light Photoshop work?

Dimension 2400 Series: Pentium® 4 Processor at 2.53GHz with 533MHz front side bus
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition
Mail-In Rebate Offer: $150 MAIL-IN REBATE! (Price above is shown before rebate)
Memory: SPECIAL OFFER! 512MB at 333Mhz DDR SDRAM for the price of 256MB
Keyboard: Dell™ Enhanced Multimedia Keyboard
Mouse: Dell™ Optical USB Mouse
Productivity Software: Microsoft® Office Basic Edition 2003 BASIC
Security Software: McAfee Security Center w/VirusScan, Firewall and Privacy, 90-day trial
Hard Drive: 80GB Ultra ATA/100 7200RPM Hard Drive
CD or DVD Drive: Dual Drives: FREE! 16x DVD-ROM Drive + 8x DVD+RW Drive Floppy Drive and Additional Storage Devices: 3.5 in Floppy Drive FD
Monitor: No monitor
Video Card: Integrated Intel® 3D Extreme Graphics
Sound Card: Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 (D) Card with Dolby® Digital 5.1 capability
Speakers: No Speaker Option
Digital Music: Dell Jukebox powered by MUSICMATCH Digital Photography: Dell Picture Studio, Paint Shop Pro Trial, Photo Album Starter Edition
Dell Media Experience: Dell Media Experience™ Network Interface: Integrated 10/100 Ethernet
Modem: 56K PCI Telephony Modem Dial-up Internet Access: No ISP requested
Purchase Intent: Purchase is not intended for resale.
Limited Warranty, Services and Support Options: 1 Year Limited Warranty plus 1 Year On-site Service Installation Services: No Installation

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My system specs are...
Mobo: Abit KG-7
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 1900+ (never been OC'd) w/ Thermal Take Volcano 7+
Memory: 2 sticks of Crucial Tech 512MB (1GB total)
Graphics: ASUS V8200 Ti200 Deluxe (GF3 T2)
Sound: SB Audigy 2
HDD: Maxtor 80GB
CD/DVDs: Sony DRU-720 DVD+/-RW, Creative 16x DVD, Creative 52x CD
OS: Windows XP Pro (full version)
Last Clean Reinstall: Feb 2005
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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:46:36 PM, on 8/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\anvshell.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:XP Pro locking up (solid)

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Hi, is there any tweak to have the solid taskbar using aero, I?m currently using vista utlimate sp1 x64

thanks

A:solid taskbar

stitch626 welcome to the forums.

One way is to disable Transparency,

Aero Glass Transparency

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Hey ya'll, I'm currently running an older version of Solid Edge. I have a pretty decked out computer and video card and for some reason when im viewing some 3d rendered objects, when im moving them sometimes it will slow down a bit, stop, then catch up with itself.
It's kinda begining to be a hassle, anyone know if why this might happen.
my video card meets the standards that the program requires to run all 3d models.
 

A:Solid Edge V12

How much RAM you have in the "pretty decked out computer"? Plus when did U defrag the PC last? Scan for Spyware?

What amount of hardisk space you have free?

Really if U post more info., it makes it easier to respond.

Good luck
 

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One of this days i will buy my first solid state drive.
So i need an expert advice,especially from someone who already has ssd.
First : Most of all worries me the compatibility issue with my GA-X38-DS4 motherboard,i don't want to throw the money for nothing. And i didn't found anything in the web about this.
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Second: IF IS NOT THERE ANY COMPATIBILITY ISSUE!! Then....Which one is better,faster?
A) Corsair Force Series F80A - solid state drive - 80 GB - SATA-300
B) OCZ Agility 2 Series - Solid state drive - 80 GB - internal - 2.5" - SATA-300
C) OCZ Vertex 2 Series - Solid state drive - 80 GB - internal - 2.5" - SATA-300

A:My first solid state.

As long as you have SATA ports on your motherboard, SSD drives will work.

Faster is often a result of which benchmark you used. The biggest bang for the buck with any SSD is it's 0.1ms access times to files anywhere on the drive. You will get that from any of the SSD's that you pick. Your read/write speeds may be marginally better on one drive versus another, but unless you are continously reading and writing large files...it probably won't be noticeable in day-to-day computer use.

Personally, I think OCZ has a great reputation and the Vertex 2 line has been solid. I would pick that one if it were me.

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Does anyone in here still use SE v12 or at least HAVE used it and might be able to offer up some assitance with it.
I have a 3ghz/1gb/matrox parhelia128 computer that runs it great for the most part, whenever i go to rotate the 3d model, after say 20 seconds of rotating it sorta just freezes for a second or 4
sometimes for longer.
our support for SE is nonexistant and the phone service is giving me the run around, so getting an update is just about short of impossible. how is v16?

Is it backward compatible? If i use v12 to make something, and have someone using 16 open it, would it cause problems for the document?
 

A:Solid Edge V12

I'm sorry I can't help you with your problem, but I found this thread through Google, and I'd like to ask a question about a problem of my own, which is a bit similar to yours...
I just started at Helsinki University of Technology and I have a machine design course where we use Solid Edge v15... The university has an academic license for it and they are giving it for the students to borrow home so they don't have to use campus computers to do their works for that course. I borrowed it, of course, but it says it won't install, cause the program is for win2000 or XP only... I have windows 98...
Does anyone know what is the latest version of SE that supports windows 98?
And if so, I repeat the question of the previous poster: Does v15 have backward compatibility? We're not using very advanced features, so I think I might be able to do my work with an older version...
 

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Hello all,

First of all I'd like to thank you for letting me join this forum. I appreciate it.

OK so on to my problem and question. I set my taskbar to be along the top of my monitor screen. It seems like ever since WinXP and probably before that, some windows that open creep under the taskbar. So when this happens, I have to move my taskbar in order to close the window. Yeah I know there's other ways to close this window without moving the taskbar, but another more elegant way to avoid this problem is make the taskbar solid so the window can't creep under the it.

Does anyone know what I have to do to avoid this annoyance?

PS: for clarity sake, the taskbar in question is the bar that is at default on the bottom of a the welcome screen. It would have the start/stop button on it.

A:How do I make the Taskbar solid?

Hiya and welcome to the forums

Have a looky over her pal

Taskbar - Move Location on Desktop Screen

Taskbar Auto-hide - Turn On or Off

Hope this helps a bit

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HELP!
I'm currently running solid edge v12 and it just isnt working.
I've got a Matrox parhelia 128 video card, and a gig of ram. p4 2.4 ghz running. It all looks great until i get to moving a part around in assembly and BAM it freezes up. Is there something i can use to find out WHY its freezing up. Inititially i thought it was ram, so i replaced the ram and now that the ram checks out sometimes it just dies on me.
Do you guys have any troubleshooting tips for me?
 

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Hi,

I was wondering, with 400 Dolars to spend on HDs, which one do i choose?
I will never use more than 500 GB, which i think is too much.
And i wanted a fast drive, like an SSD.
But i heard that SSDs have a short-life, and they're speed are decreased according to its age.

So, what would be better?
Buy 4x 250 GB 7200 RPM HDs and make Raid 4

Or 1x 128 SSD and a 500 GB for storage

A:Solid State Drive

Better that you should read these articles first:

http://www.sevenforums.com/news/6203...ink-again.html

A *really really really* good article about SSDs - very long and intensive.

Memory (DDR2|DDR3) and Storage (HDD|SSD)

Any review that Guru3D writes regarding SSDs the preface with a basic refresher about SSDs.

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i have a hp 700-215xt i have 2 one tb drivea and a dvd rec.
Can i add a solid state drive with out removing the other 3 .
what ssd are good buy 150 to 250 mb
 

A:want ro add a solid state drive to my pc

The spec sheet for your system shows three 3.5" bays so yes, you should be able to install a ssd drive however you need to check to see IF you have an unused sata port on the board AND an unused sata pw connector.
As for drives, either samsung or intel.
 

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I'm running an AMD Athlon XP 1700 (1.48 GHz) w/ 768 MB of RAM, on an ASUS A7V-266E motherboard, w/ 30 GB on the HD, a SBlaster Audigy sound card, a US Robotics 56K modem, DVD and CD-RW drives, an NVidia GeForce 2 MX400, tied together with WinXP Home Ed.

I'm looking to upgrade my computer so that it's stable without any noticable loss of performance.

I've been hearing a lot about the GeForce Cards and ASUS motherboard complications recently and I can attest that its true, even with the latest driver updates the computer crashes on menial operations such as using MS Word to even playing DVDs. I've had to avoid using MS Word, which is a waste of my money...and time, only to use the WordPad XP has to offer to avoid crashing while typing long papers required for college.

If anybody has some suggestions to this by all means I'd like to hear your ideas/ suggestions/ resolutions.

Thanks.
 

A:Any suggestions for something solid and stable?

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OK...A week ago I got a computer built for me, I was having extreme issues when playing world of warcraft or even just youtube, facebook. Solid colors, Green/blue/pink/black. with black lines down it. "Display driver has stopped working/recovereD" Causing me to restart. SO i took the computer back and raged thinking it was because of them. I got my money back...So 2 days ago I went somewhere else and I got another pc built for me....THE SAME ISSUE... Things I have done have been.. Bought a new moniter. new cords.
I tried my dads moniter/friends moniter. with all different cords.
I tried different outlets in my house.
Screen flashes frequently aswell.

Please help. I'm going crazy.

A:Flickering/solid colors..help!

I am using a diffrent video card...and same issue... Help?

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This is my config
CFW: CS's settings
Someday i will upgrade to W10
 

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When I install Solid Edge everything goes find but in the end Removing temporary files used just keeps loading... I ended setup process and Solid Edge works fine, but now if I try to install any other appliaction its says: Another install process is paused, and it then it gives me option to remove solid edge or close setup of new application. I have tried running in vista sp1 mode, as administrator, but still the same, so is there any way to somehow end the install.

Thanks

EDIT: Nevermind, I'm gona roll back to vista, too many problems.

A:Problem with Solid Edge

If you kill the process "PrinterInstaller.exe" the installation will continue and you will be able to use Solid Edge. The problem is that you can't install any MP on top of this installation.

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Unable to pinpoint a suspected motherboard problem, I purchased a new computer. It has a 128gb solid state HD and a 2tb regular HD. I'm getting it set up with all my software/games etc.
Nothing seems to be installing on the 2tb HD, it all is going to the solid state drive. How/what do I need to do to have things install on the larger drive? I am obviously new at the solid state drive arrangement.
 

A:Solid state & regular HD

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I haven't bought a router in a year or two. I have several WRT54GL's in use as subnet routers and a few cheap TPLinks I'm using to extend a few subnets. My "gateway" is an RT-N66U that I've been happy with.

However, my neighbor needs to replace his old wrt router in which the DHCP server is malfunctioning. While we're at it, I'll be adding a router to extend his signal(we'll be connecting the two via cat6 rather than wireless).

So, I'm perusing amazon ratings now, but thought it wisdom to find out what routers some of y'all have used & recommend as far as:

Stability & quality
Use of bandwidth
Cost, accounting for above factors.

He doesn't game or download huge files, so it doesn't need to be some super powerful fast router. It doesn't even have to be dual band. He's buying 2, so the cost/quality ratio should be reasonable.

Thanks for any recommendations.

A:Solid Router Recomendation

Hi

Just comment.

For router brand & model, it is best to check as each ISP preference.
That is to say, do understand what are the requirements needed for broadband connection.
ISP may test on certain (few) brand on routers.
This is to avoid any interruption as ISP are not liable for intermittent connection and wireless issue due to router.
As they are not liable for router issue, which you may have to deal with it yourself. (Or seek help)
Router do able to used for 3 years or more, without any problem, ex mine router.

Before you commit to sign up to an ISP, do research by yourself, as each user has it own devices.
Likewise, each user will give you a different answer to your question points.
So it is better to check on those already sign up to ISP(s) do compare and most important is reliable & stable connection.






Quote:
My "gateway" is an RT-N66U that I've been happy with.


You can continue to use first, before commit yourself to a new router which may work or not.


Eric.

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I've disabled Themes and I've "adjusted for best performance" in advanced sys properties but when I alt+tab or hover my mouse over a taskbar icon I get little pictures.

How do I cut out all the junk so its as barebones as possible?

W8 generally seems faster but still see things that look bloated and take up system resources.

Thx.

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hi people
i have recently bought metal gear solid the first one
i downloaded the no cd patch
and every time i go to new game i mean i didnt get a chance to play so wen i go there and select any difficulty it says please insert disc one please help people

A:metal gear solid

It wants you to insert the retail cd/dvd so it can play, do so and your problems will go away.

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I have an older Model 80L000H2US laptop with a one terabyte drive. Would it be a waste of money to upgrade to a solid state drive for this machine?

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Hi
I installed a new ssd drive in my dell inspiron 15 and it seams to boot slower than the old HD drive. I used a cloning software to clone from the HDd to ssd. The systems has window 10 500gb ssd and 8 GB ram. I have messed with the power settings trying to get it to boot faster but no luck. When you turn it on it just sits on the dell screen for like 2 minutes then boots. Can anyone help me with what might have went wrong. Thanks in advance
 

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Okay, I'm just wondering, I've heard it mentioned quite a bit and I knwo and understand most things about PC's but this I've never really looked into so I'm going to now...

What is a SSD?, What are the pros and cons to using it?, How do you use it?, Is it reccomended?, what performance difference does it give?, and finally, could you make a computer with weak processor/graphics card and everything run very fast and play games very well if you have lots of them in one pc?

Could someone explain in laymens terms? For me and so I can explain to other people as I know this is a reasonably new technology and is suposedly 'the future'?

Thankyou.

A:Solid State Drives

Solid State Drives are big RAM disks. No moving parts like platters to break. Upside - very fast. Down side - very expensive. And some write-rewrite issues. Think bleeding edge.

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We're starting a new Distributor biz that sells to retailers. We're in the process of setting up our home office and would like to start with a good solid platform. I'm not a computer geek and need to avoid constant fixes/virus and spyware scans/etc. I certainly would consider switching OS or going with MAC or whatever, to avoid what seems to be a constant steam of nagging issues. Currently I have XP, Outlook, IE with a likelihood that we'll be using QuickBooks and Customer Manager to manage our biz. My kids are constantly using the computer with AOL IM, Internet games, etc.

Would love your thoughts on best OS/hardware to give us a good solid platform, and suggestions on how to systematically maintain it to avoid problems before they happen. Should we set up a separate CPU just for the biz (no kids allowed)?
 

A:Solved: Solid OS/HW/etc. for small biz?

First thing is have a separate computer for the kids and there games, the computer for the business should be for business only. The next thing is you want to do is contact the Better Business and find out about Computer Advisors so you can have the correct computer setup with the security and protection that you need. There is nothing worse than finding out all of everything has been hacked on you and that is bad.
 

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Good morning, I have a Y50-70 Touch that has started freezing completely after about 10 to 15 minutes of being booted up.  This requires a hard reset by holding the power button until it shuts off.  I can boot up again and it runs fine for another 10 or 15 minutes.  Lenovo support has been no help.   I have read there are some issues between the SSD and the other hard drive but not sure how to fix it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! 

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I recently purchased a new graphics cards and a SSD for me home pc. I installed the graphics card (Nvidia 760 GTX) without issue and it was working well, but when I tried to plug in the SSD everything went wrong quickly. Computer is now very slow to load, I can't seem to find a way to actually get anything on the SSD (primarily want to OS on it at least) and videos won't play in HD. Any help for what I might have done wrong or how to make the new drive work like I want it to would be greatly appreciated. I'm running windows 7, but don't have the disk if a reinstall is something that I need to do.
 

A:Solid State Drive

First of all, no one [other than you] has any idea what we are working on. Post ALL of your exact system specs; ie exact mb, exact ram, exact pw supply installed, etc, etc. If this is a big box system ie dell, hp, whatever, then post the exact make and model#

As for the ssd, post the exact ssd you installed along with what mode is used for the sata controller.
 

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this is a very strange problem and I've actually spent 5+ years doing tech support for networks, ISP's, webservers etc. etc..

Anyways.. Windows XP SP2. I am now using a wireless router for my PS3. but it's a hard connection from Cable Modem to router to PC. If I open up IE I usually get webpages w/o a problem.. here's the problem

If I have one window or tab w/ a webpage open.. I cannot open another and get a page. Also If I'm running OE I cannot get the url page to open in IE or even another program (firefox, opera etc..). I can ping when this happens. the error is the standard page cannot be displayed. I have already removed and reinstalled IE7. downgraded to IE6 applied all security patches. I have turned off firewalls, virus programs etc.. etc..

In addition Media Player11 doesn't allow me to share my media. I was attempted to share files w/ my PS3 but media player just sat and sat and sat. Not responding type issue. I'm completely virus free and it seems browsing and the Media Player sharring problem are my only issues...

I think.. but I want opinions that my issue could be Windows validation issues. I build my PC's at shows. the version I'm using was never activated. Probably patched it so I could receive Windows updates. Now my issues are all w/ (IE, OE, and WMP..) thoughts???

I don't feel like starting from wiping this clean and starting fresh.. to much time.
 

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I have spent COUNTLESS hours trying to solve WHY my son's PC is Freezes up all the time, and I'm too broke to have a technician look at it and tell me i'm !**%&[email protected]!

This is a computer a friend gave him years ago, and had erased the hard drive. We re-installed windows on it, and it has been doing fine for years.

It's a Dell Dimension 4400, windows XP home.
It has never been hooked up to internet, so no viruses.
He plays little kid games only. (Real little kid; ZOO Tycoon is the most sophisticated.)
NO new software has been added for about almost a year.
No new hardwrae added.
It has adequate ventilation.
I have reinstalled all the drivers (keyboard, mouse and CD Rom)
Device Manager tells me everything is groovy.
There are no peripherals installed.

Some days, the thing works fine, and he can play for a couple hours.
Some days we turn the thing on and it freezes while loading!
It just freezes up at random times.
Also, the CD Drive won't allow me to write on it anymore! It will read the CD, but I can't copy files to it.
I checked the internet on my computer, but couldn't find a matching CD drive update to try to install. (doesn't mean it doesn't exist, just that I can't find it!)

When it "Freezes", I can't pull up the cntr/alt/del trick, all we can do is hit the power button. Yes, the NUM Lock is ON and doesn't go off. If we try to turn it on again, even after 5 minutes, it simply WON'T even turn o... Read more

A:Frozen Solid Quandry

I would strongly suspect hardware at this stage, rather than software.

In reality it could be anything from the PSU (Power Supply Unit) to RAM or motherboard.

That you get no error messages is salient, in that hardware is more likely than software as the culprit.
 

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I'm not sure if this goes here or not. So I'm sorry if I'm posting in the wrong section.


Hello everyone,
I'm about to finally upgrade this old computer of mine (Pentium D, Gigabyte S-series motherboard) and was wondering what would be a good, solid, and reliable motherboard to accompany my new Intel i5 CPU? I'm somewhat limited on cash at the moment and after the CPU purchase I'll only have around 150~250 dollars for the motherboard and RAM. I may be able to bump it to 300 but I can't say at the moment. I've been looking through Newegg and Tigerdirect for the past few days but I honestly can't figure out what I should go for or be looking for (I'm a bit of a newbie to all this).


These are the parts I already have:
PSU: OCZ GameXStream 700watt
Graphics Card: e-GeForce 8800 GTS
HDD: Maxtor 6V300F0

I'll be switching out the GPU for a better one when I can so I'm not really interested in SLI/Crossfire. Same goes for the HDD.

Thanks!
 

A:Solid Motherboard for Intel i5 CPU?

Give us until this week and we'll be posting our P55 motherboard round-up on TechSpot. That should give you a complete outlook at the different price points
 

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I would like to know what is the brand name of this SSD drive that my desktop, HP Omen #870-119? All I know is the name of SSD below: 3D TLC Solid State Drive Is that a name brand of the Solid State Drive? I have searched on Google here on the Internet and did not show with this name. I am not sure if that is the name of Solid State Drive or not. Maybe you know more than me about this and provide me more information about this. John

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I did a new build with my son. We get everything together and turn it on..... no post.

Just a solid red cpu light.

I am using a ryzen 5 2600
MSI x470 gaming plus board.
Ballistix Sport LT 8GB Single DDR4 2666 MT/s (PC4-21300) DR x8 DIMM 288-Pin Memory - BLS8G4D26BFSE I have two of these.

When I power up with one or both sticks of RAM I get the CPU light.
When I power up with no RAM then the ram light comes on and not the CPU light.

Please help me. We want to play some games and can?t wven get a display.
 

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Hi,
Bought recently the new XPS 13 and have a weird problem.
The battery indicator always shows a solid amber light when it is plugged in (100% battery) and what is more strange when it's turned off.
I have updated BIOS although I think I had the latest one anyway.
There are no other evident problems.
Please advise, thanks.

A:New XPS 13 - solid amber light always on

The battery charge LED for the XPS 13 will glow amber if the battery is low on charge.  With the AC adapter connected and the system turned off the battery should charge fairly quickly and then the LED should turn white indicating that the battery is no longer low in charge and is being charged. Once fully charged the LED should go dark.
Battery Charge LED —
LED that indicates battery charge state.


Illuminates white while plugged in and charging. When the charging is completed LED turns off.


Battery level is low, LED illuminates in amber color.
 Please reply back if it looks like the system is having problems charging the battery.
 
TB

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I'm running a self made AthlonXP 2600+ system, 1GB RAM, with a GeForce FX 5600 256 MB Video Card.

I have WinXP Pro SP2, with Media Player 11, QT 7, the latest Nvidia drivers, all MS updates, and a newly installed Divx codec.

I've been having this problem for a while, and can't figure out a solution, thought I'd run it by the experts here:

Whenever I run any kind of video file, after several minutes, the video becomes a solid green(but sound runs fine), and my system runs very slow until I close the video. Then, all video I try to watch is solid green until I restart the computer. The issue happens with WMP and QT, and seems to happen with all video file types. This leads me to think it could be a hardware or settings issue. Like I said, I've fully updated everything, and have tried playing with the Hardware Accelleration setting in the Advanced Display Properties, no avail.

Any ideas or suggestions? I'd be grateful for any help.
 

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Hello All,

I am new to this forum and i hope i posted my question in the correct section.

I am having issue setting up 2 different solid color backgrounds on a dual monitors setup. I can do the different background pictures on different monitor but not solid color. Does anyone know how to configure two different colored background on dual monitor?

Thank you

A:Have 2 Different Solid Colored Backgrounds

Hi there,

It's not possible to set the background colour different for each monitor. But you can tweak the system.

Make a 'picture' in Paint with the appropriate colour and save it. Then make that the background picture for your screen and select the option to fill the picture to the screen. Do this for both screens.

Greetz,

Rover

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Hi I had my computer in sleep mode for a while. I was in a hurry and when I went to use it, it froze. I held the power button down to shut it off. When I booted it back up. I get the usual hp invent startup screen, followed by a windows error recovery screen with options of launch startup repair or start windows normally. After either choice I get a "windows is loading files.." bar and then after, I get the usual black screen with green loading bar. After that it goes to a solid light blue screen with just the mouse pointer on it. It doesnt do anything after this. Its stuck on this screen.

Im running Vista home premium and have an hp pavillion media centre PC.

Really need help guys.

A:Solid Blue Screen Help

NOTE: I have severe eye problems. If I do not respond to your postings, please PM another staff member for assistance.

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (located at this link: Hardware Diagnostics ). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
Hard Drive Diagnostics (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks




Have you tried getting into Safe Mode? Try rapidly tapping the F8 key immediately before the Windows splash screen shows up. Let us know what happens when you try to get into Safe Mode.

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Good day ladies and gents,

I am seeking an elegant and highly efficient method for my needs. All suggestions are appreciated. There seems to be more than one way to get what I need done but keeping the application running quick is important. It's highly likely that I will need assistance after deciding which path to take. Thanks in advance

The need:
- This is an ideal flow but it is malleable.
A user is going about their business and already has the ap open. They need a new record and the first control they click into on the form is [SSN] "frm_MAIN". As they type numerical characters, options in the combobox or form begin to narrow until they finish the number or they click on one of the listed options. Upon selection of the record, data from the respective fields in "dbo_MBMSTRTB"(table) are placed into the respective fields of "tbl_MAIN" and represented on the driving Access form "frm_MAIN" for further editing.

Current state:
The Access application this will be built on has been in production for about 6 or 7 years. Users are comfortable with the flow but have been asking for "search as you type", "auto-population", and "document generation" functionality. Search as you type and auto-population are essentially the same task and for this thread, are our primary focus however, document generation is related because I will need the auto population functionality in order to achieve a one button docume... Read more

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Hello,
I have a Dell 630i and noticed the led on the motherboard next to the battery is no longer green. Its a solid amber looking color. I've tried googling it and havent yet found a solid answer, any ideas what it means?

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I'm putting together a PC from old parts. I'm using an ASUS PS800 mobo and a 300W power supply. When I 1st got it hooked up, the PC wouldn't turn on. I looked inside the case and noted that the green LED (which indicates when the computer is getting power) was flickering at a steady rate, and wasn't very bright. The cord into the PS was in tight, and the PS connections to the mobo were tight too. So I used a power supply tester on the PS, and it checked good. I plugged it back into the mobo, the green LED was bright and solid, and the computer booted up and ran fine for a couple of hours. It ran fine the next day too.

The day after than, I moved it into another room. Same problem -- the green LED flickered and wasn't very bright. This time I tried a different power cord, but no difference. Hooked up the PS tester, it tested good, plugged the PS back into the mobo, and everything works fine again.

The mobo came out of a working computer. The PS came out of a computer w/ a bad mobo, and again, the PS always tests good. Could the mobo be grounding against the case? I looked at that, but I didn't see any clearance issues. And it runs fine for long periods of time. What else should I check?
 

A:LED on mobo flickers, sometimes on solid

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