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I need some help trying to figure out which pc133 memory will work and wont work

Q: I need some help trying to figure out which pc133 memory will work and wont work

I purchased a computer at a garage sale a couple of weeks a ago for a couple of bucks. the older couple said it was dead, but I liked the case and was planning on moving my internet computer into that case. it was a micron millenia max gs 800 and the only thing wrong was the video card was dead. I put in an old video card, cleaned up the windows os and the computer ticks like a new watch. according to the micron website, the motherboard is a tazer 2, tyran s1854 http://support.mpccorp.com/apps/specs.asp?ID=3176 the total pc133 memory is 768mb. my current internet computer (pIII 500) is limited to 384mb of memory so I'm thinking about buying 3 sticks of pc133 256 memory for this micron (it has 2 sticks of 64 mb for only a total of 128). the micron website and several other memory websites say that this computer will use pc133, cl-3, unbuffered, non-parity, 168 pin, 3.3 volt sdram dimm.http://www.crucial.com/store/MPartspecs.Asp?mtbpoid=3A9D9256A5CA7304&WSMD=Millennia+MAX+GS+800&WSPN=CT178220 since pc133 is so expensive new, I want to try and find some used memory, but comparing all the pc133 (on ebay for instance) and trying to figure out which will work is ridiculous. my question, will most pc133 cl-3 unbuffered 256 mb work in this computer? what are the important specs, what should I look for in the specs so that I get the right memory so it will boot? thx

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A: I need some help trying to figure out which pc133 memory will work and wont work

Anything on this page would work actually. And the prices are not too bad.


Buying ram off ebay is not usually a good idea, if you do make sure you have a very liberal return policy wth it. and buy only from a reputable company. Buying from an individual is not a good idea for computer components at ebay.

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I've seen some PC100 memory sticks for sale in my local paper. The problem is that my motherboard has a bus speed of 133Mhz. Is it worth me buying the chips and trying them out?

A:Can PC100 memory work on a PC133 Motherboard?

Right up front they will run slower and if you have pc133 Ram in there now it will slow them to 100 mhz. If they are cheap enough why not give it a try. You could probably take them back.

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I have talked to guys who own computer stored and he said that because my computer is older ( about three years) and is already running one sisded PC 100 RAM it will not work with PC 133 RAM. will PC 133 RAM work in my computer as long as it is one sided?

will it make my system crash?

A:Will PC133 RAM work in a comuter that uses PC100?

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I have a hp media center that can take dual channel ram or ddr ram. and it has 4 open slots. The computer came with (2) x 256 mb sticks. I bought a 512mb and i want to use them all. but when i put the 256 in an open slot the cpu wouldnt work, so i rearrange them so it would in the following order.

slot 1 - 256mb
slot 3 - 256mb
slot 2- 512mb
slot 4 - none.

this is the way my motherboard is setup up with slot 1 and 3 and then 2 and 4. would the reason why i cant use 1024mb becasue the last 3 and 4 are ment for dual sticks? if that is the case can i just switch the 256mb to slots 3 and 4 and the 512mb to slot 1?????

Thanks for any help anybody can give me.

A:Memory wont work!!!

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None of my games will work. I took some advice of a forum because I couldnt get Perfect World to work and changed something in the registry to do with the port. Now no game will work and i would change it back but i dont know what it was previously.
My system restores wont work, wont even undo, and theres only one days worth there now. I dont know how to do a utilities reg scan which I think may be what I need to do, I dont know if its in my pc or on my XP disk. I cant use the disk because I dont know how to find my product code and the person I bought it off has gone to Cyprus .

I've done a Drwebcureit but really I need instructions for a 2 year old and I think this has happened since my last one. I had a Win32 Trojan in the other day and Vundo got rid of it I think, maybe its got something to do with that, maybe its still lurking around. Ive done a Combofix amd this was at the top - WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED. If anyone can help me, you would save my life, its driving me mad now.


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my 9-in-1 memory card reader wont work. it came with the computer but i had to reinstall vista. it doesnt even register that its connected to the computer so i dont know whats wrong. my computer is a new hp computer with vista home premium. it worked before i had to reinstall vista by the way

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Got a second hand 40gb hard drive for my smasung vm7000 as the one its got is tiny. When inserted hard drive into lappy it comes up with disk read error press control alot del. However if put this in external closure works fine. This hd has win xp on it and still has some docs on it which the seller has asked me to copy to cd for him. Do I need to formatt and reload xp on it to work. Please help guys as am trying to give an aging laptop a new lease of life(and yes im upgrading the ram)

A:Solved: hard drive wont work in laptop but will work externelly

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A few days ago i had to reinstall my sound driver after updating windows and sometimes if i take out my speakers out of the speaker jack my speakers on the laptop wont work sometimes without shutting down my music program or it will be vise versa please help me out

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Our windows 10 computer says wi-fi is connected but it won't load websites. Have full bars and works fine on laptop. Internet service provider is Winstream. Possible command prompt fix available?

A:Wifi wont work on desktop x64 hp pc but will work on laptop.

I believe it's a usb router linksys wireless g usb connection.

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so i use a writing site. and i now cant get to it on my network. i tried few things but nothing seems to work i been playing with settings for a week or so even re installed windows. i dont get it. (the site works one my sell )just not when its on wifi. its not even the fact that i cant get to the site its more that its i cant fig this out now. i need help before i throw the keyboard throw the screen .lol

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Well to get acquainted my name is dafriz
My specs are
Asus A7V8X-X mobo, 512 ram, 40gig HD, nvidia tnt 64, onboard sound,
athlon XP 2600+
(made comp out of spare parts i had after building main comp)

I have a problem with the multimedia sound controller.. the onboard sound
I have the disc to the mobo and i can fully install the audio driver
which is Soundmax Adi 1880 integrated sound
.... I am up to my wits end.. im using XPHome SP2 and the other comp im also using the same sound ironically and with XPHome SP2 and it works..
I have not come up with any ways to fix it.. ive tried installing in safe mode
Ive tried installing so many different drivers than the one i originally got my head is spinning
Everytime i successfully install a driver it tells me to reboot after i reboot
i get the same error....
"No ADI codec driver"
If anyone knows how to solve this problem plz post... until then im rummaging through my comp parts to find a spare pci sound card i might have....

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please help!!!

okay, so earlier i posted a problem about my direct X 9.0 not working and i followed someones advice and deleted some stuff about the sims2 from my computer and then uninstalled it, I'm now trying to reinstall it but for some reason the D drive stopped reading disks! not only sims 2 but all of them. and then when i went to "my computer" it didn't show that there was a d drive at all! i hope i didnt mess up my computer, someone please help me!

A:Cant figure out how to get sims 2 to work!

im a noobie but it sounds to me like the drive is dead or isnt working properly, right click on "my computer" click on the hardware tab, then click divivce maniger, see if there is a circled !exlamation mark higlirted in yellow, if not then i dont know, if so write me a post.

Is it podssable that you could have killed the drive somehow like oping the case of the computer and tutching it or hitting it very hard. Just a thought

Wright back.

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I am running Windows XP, SP2. A couple of years ago, I got an IDE card for my computer because I wanted to add a couple of extra internal hard drives to my PC.

I tried just plugging it in and seeing if it would work and nothing happened. I have been trying to find a driver for the card, but can only find listings where I can purchase the card. I am in dire need of help.

The ID on the card is: AM29F010-55PI5.

Other info on the card:
Below the ID, 9720MMM A
1993 AMD

If anyone could help steer me in the right direction, I'd really appreciate it.


A:I Can't Figure Out Why My IDE Card Won't Work

Seems like an old card, you say nothing happened, are you sure Windows didn't just install it automatically? Have you checked Device Manager.

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I'm having trouble working with iTunes. Although it works fine, I'm having trouble figuring out how to actually put songs on my shuffle through it. I have succeeded, yes, but with a great deal of pain. I dont have it in front of me right now (im in the lab) but let me describe what I want to do and hopefulyl some kind soul can help me out

I want to copy songs from different locations onto my shuffle. Some are on the computer, some are on one CD, some are on the other. Can anyone tell exactly what to do? Sometimes for some reason it seems to say a song has been copied when it hasnt, or sometimes when I try to copy to the shuffle it just doesnt seem to be able to drag and drop. I havent used my computer ni a month now and am just setting it up tomorrow again, thats why my details are a bit sketchy, but am taking a long trip tomorrow night so would really appreciate if anyone could help em out

Thanks, kinds folks!

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OKay so I am using XP and tried Win 7 on trial. I started to get a BSOD when I was using win7 Randomly. I was worried it was the harddrive.

Time went on everything seemed fine.

But then it started again, BSOD. Just randomly. Somtimes doing things sometimes doing nothing.

The BSOD never gives out a report. It stone cold freezes.

So I reformated my pc back to XP. But the problem continued. SO I know it wasn't win7

So I had a brand New Backup hardrive I installed thinking it was my HDD and still the problem continues.

Certain times when the crashes happen, I am forced to put in a CD to fix windows.

I was thinking it has to be RAM or Motherboard.

So i'm testing Ram with Memtest86 I'm gonna let it go maybe 3 passes.

But can anyone think of anything else of what it could be? An how to test?

I dont know how to test the Motherboard.

I know my motherboard is at least 6 to 8 years old.
Some details I forgot:
The Error is a BSOD.
Somtimes after Crash I need the windows CD to fix the Boot
There was one time it crashed and the pc would boot, start loading windows and auto restart continuously.
Well Memtest86 ran 3 times and passed every time.

I'm baffled.

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when i go to install windows 8, unless I select ATA in my bios (ACHI or whatever and turbo boost doesnt) i do not see my SSD or my HDD when i try to install windows 8. Should I just select ATA and install windows onto the SSD? I currently have windows 8 installed on the HDD. If i do install it using ATA, do I need to switch to turbo boost bios settings so i can use intel rapid storage and startup?

A:Trying to figure out how to work with my SSD drive when installing windows 8

What Motherboard are you using?

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I am a complete newby to this, and fear I'm seriously overstretching myself trying to do this. Have been trying to do it for hours and slowly going insane, any help at all would be VERY much appreciated!

Ok, so I wanted to be able to watch and record TV on my laptop, I bought a 'WinTv-HVR-900H' usb tv card thing, the only tv signal I have is cable from virgin media. Virgin have told me that I have a 'modulated RF out' (or something like that!) from my cable box to watch whatever channel is on cable box at that time. So I have aerial from RF out on my virgin box to the tv card and I just can't find the picture anywhere.
I have tried using windows media centre, but all it shows when looking for picture is static, have also tried using the WinTv7 software that came with the stick but all I get from that is a no signal message.

I figured out how to change the RF out channel on the box, which I've done several times (currently on channel 21) but that makes no difference to anything.

What am I doing wrong?

I'm not sure what specs if any you would need to help me so please just ask and I'll try and find anything you need

My eternal gratefullness goes to whoever can get this stupid thing to work before I lose the plot and throw everything out of the window!

A:Solved: Can anoybody please help me figure out how to make my tv card work!?

Ahhh never mind, found a well hidden aerial which is working well as freeview. That will do for now!

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I just bought starcraft today, "Love that game" wen i put it in the d:/ it starts to load but just keeps on spiining the cd like it cant read it or something, its brand new cd. and audio cd's work fine, even warcraft worked wen i tried it, I dont understand, I have a dell 4600 this should not be? Any suggestions??

A:cd's work fine, but d:/ wont work for some reason for starcraft, any starcraft fans??

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yes or no ?? will this have a bad effect on the computer ?/ any info is appreciated

A:Is it bad to use PC100 memory on a PC133 memory slot ??

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I have dictionary called the Unified Medical dictionary English-Arabic

anyway, i have the ISO file
i installed it on Win7 x32 with no problem

but i tried to install it on Winx64 but it says an error like "the setup file is not compatible with Win7 x64"

I tried to search for the x64 version but i had no success, google sometimes becomes lame u know....
I tried to just copy the already installed dictionary folders to Win7x64 but it didnt open cuz it seems that it needs to be installed

So is there any way to like edit that setup.exe file or something to work on x64 version cuz it seems if i can just bypass that step it will work

or like a work around the "copy whole folders" and get it to work
I really need some help with it,
thanks in advance,

A:Is there a work around if Win7 x32 setup file wont work on Win7 x64

sometimes 32 bit applications have 16 bit installer and that won 't work on 64 bit system, but if this is not the case did you try to run installer in compatibility mode? (right click/properties/compatibility). Installer generally does three things: creates program directory, copies some DLL files to system directory and writes some data into registry. You could trace those things in Win32 installation and try manually recreate this on 64bit machine, but who knows if it will work. Also search for portable version, those don't require installation and frankly now a days I don't use anything else but portable applications unless there is no other way.

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I recently tried to add memory to my home-built pc.
I started with 256mb in DIMM 1 and 128mb in DIMM 2. I later added 256mb to DIMM 2 and moved the 128 to DIMM 3.
Upon booting, the pc counted the new ram and all was well for only a matter of minutes. I started getting "Low memory" error messages which subsequently shut-down whichever program I happened to be in.
I removed the 128 stick from DIMM 3 leaving that slot empty and all errors ceased.
Any ideas as to why this happened?
Below are the stats for my pc.

AMD 750 @ 750, Epox 7KXA (Rev 0.4) Frequency set
to host clock +33, 450 watt ps (PC Power & Cooling),
Micron PC133 memory: 256mb DIMM 1 & 256mb DIMM 2, DIMM3 empty.
Sound Blaster Live, Diamond Viper 2,
Hard drives: 20.5gb IBM and a 20gb WD,
Standard CD rom and a HP CD burner. OEM Win98 se.
Norton AV 2001.

A:PC133 Memory

98 has issues with > 512mb of RAM. I'm sure someone will come along and explain it in much more detail.
Also it is questionable whether you get much value for money over 256mb, unless you're doing something like processing very large image files in Photoshop or similar, although RAM is pretty cheap nowadays. In other words, you're probably not losing anything by not having that last 128mb installed

Just down the page there's a thread entitled Too Much RAM memory which will tell you a lot

<a href="http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=46282">Too Much RAM Memory</a>

[Edited by Paul D on 07-01-2001 at 11:07 PM]

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What is the CPU limit with PC133 memory? In other words what is the highest CPU in megahertzs
that a person can use PC133 memory with and get good performance and no problems?

A:PC133 memory limits

Strange question, as the cpu limit is generally a limit of the motherboard rather than the memory. Motherboards that will use pc133 memory don't necessarily all support the highest processor that will use 133 memory.

Almost everything now uses DDR memory

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Hi again! What is the CL designation? How do these two differ?

256MB $89.99 (USD) CT32M64S4D75 SDRAM, PC133 CL=3 Unbuffered Non-parity 133MHz 3.3V 32Meg x 64

256MB $89.99 (USD) CT32M64S4D7E SDRAM, PC133 CL=2 Unbuffered Non-parity 133MHz 3.3V 32Meg x 64

I was looking at memory at crucial.com.

A:256 PC133 DIMM Memory

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I am running Windows XP on an Abit KA7-100 with an Athlon 700.
256MB PC100 memory fitted in bank 0/1

I added 256MB PC133 non ECC memory in bank 2/3

This new memory is not being recognized.

I am confident that I fitted the module correctly and it is locked in position.

I expected the extra memory to be automatically found but maybe I need to alter something in the BIOS.

Any advice will be much appreciated.

A:New PC133 Memory not Being Recognized

First make sure that both are the same type ie. unbuffered/ non ecc ....some boards will not let you mix and match.

Then you need to put your new stick in the first slot on the board, and the old one in the second. The fastest stick in my experience always works best in pole position, even though your board will default all memory timings/speeds to the slowest one.

Hope this helps.

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It wont read or recongize anything when i put any software or music cd in the drive. Please help. thanks

A:My CD-Rom at work wont work

Well you can always take your CDROM out and take it apart to clean the lens up a bit, that usually takes care of the problem, but that can be tricky if you don't know what your doing.

It sounds to me like your CDROM is bad.

I don't know what you cash flow is but there really not expensive at all if you do have to put in a new one.

Good luck.

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I have used Belarc to check my motherboard, processor etc.
It said my FSB was 133 Mhz
It also said my Dimm currently fitted was 100Mhz Sdramm (2 x 128)

So..i think mistakingly i thought it would be ok to buy a 256md sdram PC133....however, the system only sees it as 123 giving me a total of approx 383.

IS this obviois or is there a setting i should alter OR have i bought the wrong type and need PC100

Any help much appreciated


A:Pc100 / Pc133 Memory Conflict ??

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I have an ABIT VL6 motherboard. The manufacturer website shows this motherboard as being able to handle 1.5GB pc 133 RAM (3 slots). I currently have a 128MB pc100 RAM chip. I purchased (2) 256MB pc133 RAM chips. The motherboard won't recognize either/both. when I have only the pc133 speed RAM chips in and boot the system, the computer gives me repeated beeps and won't boot up. It does the same thing when I have either/both combined with the pc100 RAM chip.

What do I need to do so the computer accepts either pc133 RAM or both pc100 and pc133.

A:Motherboard not accepting pc133 memory

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So my computer won't boot, not even to the Lenovo Boot Screen. It just says something failed and then restarts and it repeatedly does that. Media Test Failure. And when i put in a Flash drive with a windows 10 setup thing it doesn't work. Any suggestions to fix this? My laptop is a Lenovo Ideapad 330. Also the laptop continually beeps while it's on.

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I stupidly downloaded a file from Limewire which was suppose to be software for covertining music files. It never worked and since my computer has got worse and worse!

(note i am even having to use a different computer to use this forum)

Norton, aol and windows antivirus fail to find and destroy any viruses and all crash after so long of scanning. AOL spyware protection keeps blocking files called Virtumonde BY AND Virtumonde K, but will not let me delete them.

When connected to internet, no matter what web address i put in it always goes to the same webpage. Some kind of spyware i imagine. When disconnected something keeps trying to connect.

Other symtoms are -

computer crashes randomly.
computer restarts itself randomly
When i click on help and support it wont open and trys to connect to the internet.
when shutting down, the end task msg for - rundll32.exe appears
Safe mode does not work and simply wont start.
When windows starts and the screen to put in your password appears, i do so and press enter, then it flashes and goes back to that screen so i have to put it in again.
When windows loads up errors appear -
hpqthb08.exe application error
pchnotify.exe application error

Half of the system memory is always in use, even tho i have no software open (commit charge: 488M / 1248M)

HP PC SYSTEM RECOVERY seams like the best think to do (already on my computer) and just completely reset my computer back to factory settings but this just restarts windows and does nothing... Read more

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I installed Windows 8 enterprise eval x64 as a windows to go setup.  Everything works fine except when I goto the store to download an app I get the "your purchase could not be completed" error.  When I try to check for updates it fails with
code 80070057, when I try to use the trouble shooting program i get the same error as the updates.  I'm running as an admin with my Microsoft account, I have tried a local account.  I have been searching all day.Like electronic music? www.thespanningtree.net

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For some reason, my logon background image isnt showing up anymore, and when I try to change back to the way I had done it, regedit wont run, I've searched the forums for an answer, with no luck. And when I go to click grant admin full control, it brings up an open with menu, so I need a command script to grant admin to certain files again.

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit.

Please help, and thanks. And no, I dont have any viruses or malware, I take good care of my computer.

A:Regedit wont run, and grant admin full control context menu wont work

Hello ElliottGenocide

Firstly do you have a system restore point available from before these problems occurred - System Restore
Can you remember what it was you changed in the registry.
Have a look through this,it has a copy of the default background and an application to change the logon background without having to touch the registry - Log On Screen - Change
I would also run this - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker see if that helps.


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I'm in a real mess since Lavasoft AdAware crashed my windows 7 home premium edit. 64bit after its 1st initial mandatory reboot. Everything is frozen, nothing can be clicked on or done in any way, shape or form. Even 'Esc' and 'Ctrl-Alt-Del wont work. PC must be shutdown manually. It also wont uninstall in safe mode. Once in safe mode the 1st time I got windows telling me that it cant uninstall this software in safe mode (this was done by its own uninstaller, and by the windows one, and by the Revo Pro uninstaller.) the 2nd time (reboot) it told me it wasnt installed properly. the 3d time it can't install in safe mode again. What now please? Anyone have an idea?

Thank you

A:Lavasoft AdAware crashed win7-Ctrl-alt-del wont work & it wont uninstall in safe mode

Sorry solved it. I'll write the answer should anyone need it someday. I believe my solution can help for other similar cases besides Ad-Aware.
A minute after I posted this a thought came to mind: Go into safe Mode and use msconfig.exe. So I ran it and unchecked everything to do with Ad-Aware. TO be even more sure I checked off not to run also other things that I knew would not be needed like anything to do with Apple, or Adobe. Afterwhich, doing a proper reboot Windows did actually start normally--no crash and I was able to uninstall it. Slowly I put back other services and start-up items and all is working fine now--so far at least ;-) Thanks for those who took a look and I hope it will help some people in the future.

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The last two weeks I have had problems with my work computer. I basically can not open most web sites, or they will opwn painfully slow.
I also can not use any web serch engines, like google or yahoo. They all eventually time out when performing a search.

We use Trend Micro as our anti virus software, and I know most here in the office all have the same worm called: worm_downad.ad
Trend Micro is currently putting the infected files in quarantine. I'm the only one with the above problem though.

I do use Advanced Windows Care to keep my computer running clean.

Two weeks ago, when I first had this problem, I got a new IP address from our IT administrator, and my computer worked fine for a few days, before turning to its old ways.

Not sure if this is malware, a network problem or what. Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Search engines wont work/web pages wont open

It seems that no browser will work. I've tried IE8, Safari and Chrome.
It often loads the banners on a website, but the rest (the main part) loads really really slowly.

Could it be something to do with active x or java script having difficulty loading?


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I have recently taken out my 128 mb SD ram chip and put it back in and now I cant get my moniter to display anuthing and my keyboard and mouse dont work...I do get three beeps but it takes like three minutes for them to sound.

A:My monitor wont display/my keyboard and mouse wont work...

Without more details about your motherboard, it sounds like your memory is not seated properly, or you damaged it when you took it out.

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So I just re-installed my Windows 7 and re-formatted my disk after getting the virus Win32:Sality. However, after I installed my graphics drivers and restarted my computer, the taskbar and icons wouldn't show. I can see my cursor and can move it. I can right click and get options as well. If I press Ctrl+Alt+Del, the screen just goes black. I can still see and move my cursor. This happened after I installed my graphics drivers.

EDIT: Safe mode works fine.

A:Taskbar and icons wont show up. Ctrl+Alt+Del wont work

Did you install the motherboard drivers first?

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When i boot my computer it comes to a black screen and says windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change may have caused this to fix the problem insert windows installation disc ... Then tells me how to repair this problem. I have found my disc to fix this but when i put it in my computers disc drive doesnt recognize there is a disc in there and doesnt spin! Ive looked everywhere online and the only fix to the disc drive problem is to boot windows and fix it from there (unless i buy a new one and i have no idea how to put a new one in in the first place) and the only way i have found to fix windows is with the disc! Please help me

Edit: i know this is only partially a windows 10 issue but i didnt know where to post it

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Me and my nephew wanted to lan play a couple of games. The first time every thing went smoothly. Both computers communicated fine how ever after that they now refuse to communicate. When I try to test the access it now stats on both that we don't have admin permission. I tride every thing I could think of. Updateing drivers, changeing network setings but nothing works. We both have windows 7 home premium 64 bit. Mine is a desktop, his is a laptop. While connected to the network we both have internet just the computers wont comunicate. What am I missing. I have even manually put in the ip, subnet mask and ports manualy.

How do I fix this. I'm at the point were I'm going to rip my hear out. Please help.

A:Lan wont work Compters wont give permision no matter what

Have you checked your firewalls as well as your Anti-virus settings?

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not sure if im in the right place
but computer wont do anything but load up with options to do system repair or whatever its called but it says it cant fix the problem i dont have disc for it or any pw's im on a reg user account it wont load in safe mode but by doing different things i have access to do various things but not sure what or how to lol i had issues before and got them fixed by using sites similar to this any help is appreciated

A:system repair wont work windows wont load

Might be a failing Hard drive. Get to your bios and see if there is any diagnostics there to do a hard drive test. On some motherboards its delete on others its F2. If there is no diagnostics on the bios i would make a USB bootable diagnostics and do that.
I just had the same problems and found out the hard way that it was a hard drive.

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Hi first time poster

Full specs: MSI Z68a-GD80 i5 2500k Gtx680 Asus Hitachi Deskstar 1tb (boot) KingstonSSD120gb (games)

So last night I shrunk my HDD partition by 100gb, intending to dual boot W8. Never got round to installing it, but when I turned on my PC tjis morning it won't boot. It shows the manufacturer logo then goes to a black.screen with a blinking underscore

I decided to try putting in my W7 disk in to repair, but it starts loading windows filesthen givesme an error about not bring able to communicate with a device.0xc0000009 I think. I thought my HDD might be the issue, but it does it also when my HDD is unplugged and just my SSDpluggedin

Worried my PC is bricked at this point cause I can't boot or repair from disk. Advice appreciated!

A:Need Help. W7 wont boot after resizing partition. Recovery wont work.

Try a linux boot disc and see if you can change the partition size a tiny bit with that. Gparted is your best bet:

GParted -- Download

If you can, that may fix the error.

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All of a sudden, I turn on my lap top (lenovo idea pad flex 10) and it takes forever to Load, then says windows 8 wont boot or something.
Takes me to a blue screen and I tries to system restore but that also won't load and go through. Help please?
I went to advanced options and pulled up the box you type **** in butI don't know what to put km it to make windows boot!

A:windows 8 wont boot and system restore wont work

You need to be much more specific about what your problem is. I can't tell at all from your post what's really happening, and neither will anybody else. What exactly happens? What exact messages do you get? What "advanced options" are you talking about? Also, it appears this site's profanity filter has blocked something in your post. Using such language is not helpful.

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for almost a year my computer has not allowed me to open anything without choosing wat application i want to open it with. i have to right click and choose run in order to get anything to open. Now i tried to download itunes and when i tried to run it it said the application was not found. Does anybody know whats wrong??

A:Solved: files wont open and downloads wont work

Try this fix: EXEFIX

Unzip the fix and extract the .reg file to the desktop. Double-click it to merge it to the registry. Note that you need to be an Administrator to apply this fix.

Reboot the computer.

If the fix only opens as a text file, right-click it and select Open With > Choose Program... Then, select the Registry Editor.

If the Registry Editor is not in the list, browse to C:\WINDOWS and select regedit.

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Hello All

Please Help if you can. I have an amilo L/T l series 512mb, it had xp sp2 on it. Someone was using my laptop and ignored 4 trojans and although i could go into safe mode, this has also stopped working. So far these are the problems I am having, no partition found, xp recovery disk will start but fail after first step, cant repair and cant go futher with installation. I am a relative novice and laptop is out of warranty. I dont have a floppy drive and how do i access dos to run chkdsk??? Please any help will be appreciated


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I cant turn on the pc but specs are: immpb fm motherboard, amd ryzen 480 graphics card with a intel core i7 (i think) it turns on and was working fine until an expert installed this motherboard. My imgur link shows me trying to turn on the pc and use it http://imgur.com/a/b3BEhvG i know its not the monitors but thats all i know.

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What on EARTH process is always running in the background to make my hard drive chatter away for literally nearly 3-5 minutes after a bootup...and we're talking with a FRESH install!....Some something is running a LOT in the background but task manager is absolutely worthless in pointing out what is going on...It even gets to the point where , after having the Edge browser opened and perusing the internet for awhile, things get so bogged down, and windows is too stupid to tell me exactly WHY it's bogged down, things get to where even a mouse click is delayed upwards of 10 seconds! lol. Sometimes things completely freeze and pushing the reset button is the only way out...I've gone as far as downloading Avasts 'emergency startup' disc and booting from it , thinking there might be a virus, but it found nothing (although I'm wondering if it's loading a small portion of windows, which if it is, and a virus or malware is in that small portion, booting to the disc and running the anti-virus software is pointless...maybe I should try it with a linux based emergency disc?) ....

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Alright guys, I have just refreshed my pc because I was having numerous problems with it and it turned out to be a bad stick of RAM. However, now I am having software issues. Whenever I try to make a call on the desktop version of skype, the program crashes. Whenever I try to open HP support assistant, the program crashes. When i am using the metro app version of skype I get a weird artifacting type problem on any of the buttons. I have this same problem in internet explorer and on Netflix. Netflix will not play on Chrome. It will play on IE, but with the button artifacting problems. My computer will not pair via bluetooth with my phone. What would be your recommended course of action? I don't know where to begin. I have tried updating drivers and the like but it has not helped.

Thank you

A:Bluetooth won't work, skype won't work, ntflix won;t work

Microsoft zune won't work either. It crashes when trying to set up.

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I put a stick in...(256) and macine only counts it as 128...what gives. I was told PC133...would work in PC100 boards. Was I lied to?

A:Is PC133 Memory backwards compatible to PC100 slot? {SOLVED}

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