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PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: stuck cd-rom drive, hp 754n, cd rom drive
hp 754n, cd rom drive, easy job: Hi Larry, If the CD is not mechanically locking the tray, there is a manual way to force the tray open. There is a small hole in the CD-ROM drive front panel. Use an unfolded paper clip to push the lever inside. Be careful, it may require a little force...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: sudden slowdown, system conflicts, video adaptor
system conflicts, video adaptor, windows 2000 pro: Hi Tom, There are two things I would check out first. 1 - Make sure that the new soundcard isn t causing system conflicts or IRQ clashes with your video adaptor. These wouldn t always be instantly obvious. 2- Check system bios health check make sure the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: suggestion please, prince of persia, slow graphics
prince of persia, slow graphics, gaming problems: MATLAB doesn t have any system requirements that I can see, however the gaming problems aren t due to the CPU, and are instead due to a slow graphics card. What mainboard do you have, so I can suggest a graphics upgrade (also, what size is your PSU?). ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: suggestion please, clock speed, lga 775
clock speed, lga 775, athlon64 x2: Well, it all depends on what motherboard you have as far as what processor you can get. If you have a Socket AM2 system you can get Athlon64 x2, if you have an LGA 775 system you can get Core 2 Duo (considered the best processor currently on the market). ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: surge protector, watt power supply, incoming power
watt power supply, incoming power, surge protector: If you don t mind my asking, why a 650W????? There really is no such thing as 100% protection for a surge protector. However, if you go to a UPS, then there is. You have to have a UPS that will run the PC from the battery all the time and use the incoming...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: ON/OFF switch - difficult to turn on., dust present, household vacuum
dust present, household vacuum, microswitch: Hi Mark: The on/off switch button pushes on a microswitch, which has a very short distance to engage the circuit. I have the same computer, with the same problem occasionally. The problem may be caused by dust accumulated on the switch. To vacuum the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: switching parts from one pc to another, cd rom drive, secondary ide port
cd rom drive, secondary ide port, cd rom drivers: Hi Chuck: You will need the motherboard manual to know which processors and memory modules are compatible. If you know the maker of the motherboard, you can download the manual from their web site. CD ROM drivers are not needed when Windows 98, Me or XP...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: syastem hangs!in an odd manner!, mainboard gigabyte, system level programming
mainboard gigabyte, system level programming, 256 ddr ram: according to your say, it may be the problems with your motherboard and rams. you d better find a good motherboard which is able to support P4-2.4G processor. and then to test another Rams. as usual, when a PC hangs when it is in full load. the problem...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: syncmaster 753 df monitor compatibility issue?, dos compatibility mode, compatibility mode paging reduces overall system performance
dos compatibility mode, compatibility mode paging reduces overall system performance, configuration resources: Hello Cheryl, The floppy is listed as such because you are testing Safe Defaults in the BIOS.No big problem,you can always change the BIOS to Optimal settings later. Use your cd burning program to back up files,folders,address books,etc.. Ross...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system, intel 955x express chipset, vesa 2
intel 955x express chipset, vesa 2, memory chips: Dear Hari I apolozise for the delay in replying to this question as I was busy. 1.PCI 2.Intel 955X Express Chipset for desktop For complete information pls visit http://www.intel.com/products/chipsets/index.htm?iid=HPAGE+header_products_chipsets&...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system going off, desktop settings, pentium3
desktop settings, pentium3, active desktop: Hi Adeleye, Am not sure what you mean by system going off . If you mean everything totally shuts off, it is probably a power supply problem (cheap $15 fix). If you mean things just stop but you can still see something on your monitor, then it is a different...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: on system, athlon xp 3200, amd xp3000
athlon xp 3200, amd xp3000, chemical solution: hmmm, well i m not sure what you re after specifically. however i know a few different methods for keeping your pc cool. there s always, of course, the trusty old heat-sink. i ve seen them range from the very basic to the downright intricate. i run an...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system not booting, sync out of range, keyboard light
sync out of range, keyboard light, samsung monitor: Hi Bobby, You probably have a driver problem. Either the MB drivers or the video drivers are not suitable to work with XP. Check with both manufacturers for the latest drivers for your HW and try running Windows in SAFE MODE, by pressing F8 right before...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system comparison, hp nc6000, system bottlenecks
hp nc6000, system bottlenecks, mobility radeon 9600: In my opinion,HP nc6000 is better than T2300,as i dislike integrated graphics card. I do not know what will you use your laptop with. Just like me, I like playing PC games, such as CS, WarIII... they cost a lot hardware source. T2300 maybe run, but can not...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system conflict, device updates, antivirus program
device updates, antivirus program, cheers: Hello Omid, What operating system do you use? Have you tried to use the recovery disk with the operating system? Did this just happen? Did you install a program before this happened? Do you have an antivirus program installed? Have you downloaded...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system error, microsoft windows applications, disk defragmenter
microsoft windows applications, disk defragmenter, windows subsystem: get into safe mode.... go to start, run, type msconfig go to the startup tab uncheck everything you know is not essential. When i doubt, uncheck everything and go back to check the things you need. After that, reboot, and see what happens. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system memory, norton virus protection, uninstall norton
norton virus protection, uninstall norton, norton antivirus: Hello Here is what to do. Uninstall Norton completely. Backup your documents. Do a complete format and install windows XP Upgrade your RAM. Max it out if you can afford it. Install Norton Antivirus only. Your computer will be like brand...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system recovery, google search, hard drive recovery
google search, hard drive recovery, hp pavillion: When you say you did a full system recovery, do you mean that you reformatted your hard drive and reinstalled an operating system? If so, the chances that you get them back are highly unlikely. If you just reinstalled an operating system they should still...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system resources, irq level, system resources
irq level, system resources, general purpose: IRQ frequencies are assigned depending on which port you plug it into. Usually keyboard is assigned IRQ 1 and the mouse is like IRQ 3 or 5. The lower the IRQ level, the more system resources it uses and the more dominant the responses are to the computer...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system restore, rom disk, start button
rom disk, start button, help files: Hi George: The Help and Support is available when you left click on the Start button and is on the right pane grouped with Search and Run. The location of the Help files is WindowsHelp directory. If Help and System Restore are not available by normal...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system running very slowly, amd 64 3000, k8v se deluxe
amd 64 3000, k8v se deluxe, minute periods: Probably the CPU, if it ran without any cooling for a sustained period of time. I would try resetting the CMOS to see if it can provide a fix, however I m guessing the CPU is the problem. If the board is Socket 939 a replacement can be had for easily less...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: system, compaq presario 5441, c mos
compaq presario 5441, c mos, compaq presario: Dear Myron You will have to enter the setup while your system is booting it would get displayed on the screen something like this To Enter SETUP press F2 or DEL ...you will have enter it and restore defaults. OR you can refer to the system manual....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: systems failure, internal clock, spy bot
internal clock, spy bot, msblaster: Areyou running any virus software? Is it operational and up to date? Have you run the Windows update lately? It sounds like you have a virus (msblaster). Here is the information on this virus: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_100547.htm You need...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: systems failure, computer whiz, internal clock
computer whiz, internal clock, spy bot: The battery is in the motherboard. Usually it s a lithium coin battery. There is no way to test it, simply replace it. Get the BIOS information, especially the boot drive geometry. Turn off your computer, open the case and look for a coin sized battery...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: systems failure, internal clock, luck mike
internal clock, luck mike, spy bot: Hi Nick. This could be one of 2 things. First, i would try installing more CPU fans as this could be an overheating problem which could be why the computer keeps rebooting. Second, it could be your hard drive. If the fans dont work you will need...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: T6216 power button hookup, atx power connector, power button
atx power connector, power button, emachines: Hi Tim, The only PSU wires that go to your motherboard are the large ATX power connector and the 4-wire 12 volt wire that runs your processor. Some motherboards have 4 more wires going to the main ATX plug than others do - which will leave you a loose...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Temperature problem !, asus a7v600 x, asus a7v600
asus a7v600 x, asus a7v600, geforcefx 5200: Hi Jay: The maximum temperature for the AMD 2600 processor is 85 degrees Celcius, so it is operating in the safe zone. The motherboard temperature is below maximum. You can install case fans if not present to aid cooling, one fan below the power supply...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Temperature problem !, asus a7v600 x, cpu cooling fan
asus a7v600 x, cpu cooling fan, asus a7v600: Hi, The temperature of your CPU, 57 degrees is fine. There s no problem with overheating. The internal temperature of the CPU will be much more than 70 degrees. If you would like to lower the temperature of the CPU, you ll have to install a better CPU...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Thinkpad T22, power meter, cd drive
power meter, cd drive, beep: Hi Gilbert, Sorry for the delay. First of all, can you get a power meter and try to check for Power to the Hard drive? Do you have the Drivers for the Motherboard? Probably 4-in-1 It s worrying that they are not present, but worth trying. You...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Thumbdriver, thumbdrive, usb controllers
thumbdrive, usb controllers, computer icon: Hi Sy, It should be recognized once you plug it in. You should check after the USB drive is inserted, otherwise it will not be shown in the device manager. Once inserted, if the USB devices does not show any problem, then check on the Drives. If it is still...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: TIME & DATE., triton motherboard, k7 triton
triton motherboard, k7 triton, real time clock: Hi John, Normally, time errors are caused by a defective motherboard battery. However, that is usually accompanied by a CMOS error message when you boot up. Replace the battery (about a $2 investment) and see what happens. If replacing the battery...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tick, Tick, Tick, No Start Up, dell pc, burnt rubber
dell pc, burnt rubber, orange light: hmmmmm, could be a range of things. we might have to try a few things before we pin-point this. my first guess would be hard drive...i guess. the orange and green lights indicate hard drive spin-up usually. often when flickering it means data is being...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tick, Tick, Tick, No Start Up, motherboard model, dell pc
motherboard model, dell pc, new dell: Theres not much information here, and new Dell pc s often brake its not uncommon. I would have to say from what you told me that its a hardware related problem (not a virus) and that you ll need to have a computer tech replace one or a few parts. Most likely...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tick, Tick, Tick, No Start Up, replacing a hard drive, tick sound
replacing a hard drive, tick sound, dell pc: Hi Evan, I hate to tell you this, but the tick, tick sound is being made by your hard drive - and it is probably history. I hope you had all of your personal files backed up! Replacing a hard drive is relatively simple and inexpensive. However, to...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Time and date., real time clock, motherboard battery
real time clock, motherboard battery, battery operation: Hi Alwin, Motherboards contain a small chip called a real time clock . It can be set in the BIOS and in Windows and the settings are maintained by the motherboard battery when your computer is turned off. This is a summary of what you already know. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Toshiba Satellite Laptop USB Problem, toshiba satellite laptop, toshiba 5005
toshiba satellite laptop, toshiba 5005, recognition failures: Now, you should check out if you install the motherboard driver. you can go to the property of My computer .There is a device manager, and you see if there are some yellow items in it? if not, that is your drivers are ok but your usb ports still work out....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tranfering Programs and Data, dell dimension 8100, wizard details
dell dimension 8100, wizard details, norton corporate edition: Dear Steven, You would be able to back up data from your old system and then copy it on your new one but that would not be possible for programs installed on your old harddisk as its installed not copied. If you cont have the source to install the programs...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tranfering Programs and Data, dell dimension 8100, norton corporate edition
dell dimension 8100, norton corporate edition, source disc: Hi Steven, First, I would never recommend a HP computer to anyone (or a Compaq or an eMachine). Stick with Dell or switch to Gateway or Sony or almost anything else. To answer your question bluntly, it is practically impossible these days to transfer...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tranfering Programs and Data, dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard
dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard, old motherboard: hey steven, there s a couple ways you could go about it. if you re going to have 2 full pc s then i would suggest using the windows Files and Settings Transfer Wizard . u can locate this utility under Start All programs Accessories System tools. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tranfering Programs and Data, dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard
dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard, nothing but heartaches: Hello First of all, might i recommend that you do NOT get an HP computer. They are nothing but heartaches... Windows XP has a program called files and settings transfer wizard under the System Tools menu. There you can transfer all your setting and...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tranfering Programs and Data, dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard
dell dimension 8100, files and settings transfer wizard, norton corporate edition: Hi Steven: The programs on the old drive will not work with the new computer, because the programs have entries in the Registry, and the new drive’s Registry will not have them. You can use Windows Files and Settings Transfer Wizard. This program will...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transfering data from one computer to another, family tree maker, transfering data
family tree maker, transfering data, slave drive: Hi Tom, Data? Yes you can simply transfer it by copying it to the new system, by any mean (floppy, CD, Ethernet or Serial connection). Applications will require a full installation session in the new system. The easiest way? I would get the hard disk of...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transfering files from one computer to a new one, pc linq, new compaq
pc linq, new compaq, hp pavillion: Hi Beryl: You can purchase a USB cable such as one BusLink (also known as PC-Linq) has to copy files and documents between computers. This cable comes with a software program that has a Windows Explorer type window on each computer, so you can drag and...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring harddrive from one dead computer to a good one, desk top computers, ribbon connector
desk top computers, ribbon connector, dead computer: Hi Brandon: The eMachine hard drive can be attached to the middle ribbon connector with the Gateway hard drive in the Gateway machine. The eMachine drive should be set to slave with the jumpers at the rear. Also attach the 4 pin power cable to the eMachine...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring information from laptop to desktop, exact topic, connect one
exact topic, connect one, desktop icons: Hi Landon, Use the router, it will be faster than anything else. You can export your contacts list from one machine to other, using File Export. Using .pst format is easier if only Outlook will be used. Also, is it possible to transfer all of my...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring information from laptop to desktop, csv file, outlook program
csv file, outlook program, outlook data: Hi Landon, I ve had several questions today (including your several questions) and I saved you for last. First, you didn t say whether the 10 GB of data was all personal files - or whether you had some applications included in it. Assuming it is all...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring information from laptop to desktop, self explanitory, transfer wizard
self explanitory, transfer wizard, luck mike: Hi I think the router will be the fastest way. There is a program in Windows called Files & Settings Transfer Wizard. Use that. Easy program and self explanitory. When formatting a windows xp machine you dont need a floppy, just the windowsxp cd....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring information from laptop to desktop, pc linq, cd rom drive
pc linq, cd rom drive, usb plugs: Hi Landon: You can purchase a USB cable to transfer data between computers. It is a five foot long cable with USB plugs on each end. PC Linq makes this type of cable, available at most computer stores. The software program that comes with the cable presents...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring information from laptop to desktop, files and settings transfer wizard, files and settings transfer
files and settings transfer wizard, files and settings transfer, winxppro: Dear Landon In windows XP you have a feature of transferring data from old system to new system..The feature is Using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard in Windows XP . Following links would be very helpful http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/expert/crawford_november12.mspx...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Transferring MS Outlook to another computer, ms office 2000, outlook files
ms office 2000, outlook files, pst file: Hi Glen, In Outlook, select contacts and then go to file export and choose export to a .pst file. Browse to a location where you can find the file later, name the file contacts.pst , and export it. Do the same for inbox, sent mail, saved mail,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Trouble Reformating, cd rom drive, windows xp cd
cd rom drive, windows xp cd, boot from cd: Yes, you need to boot from the cd. Thats always the way to reformat the machine. Doing it through windows causes problems. If you dont get an option to boot from cd, you will need to go into your system bios by pressing whatever key it says to enter...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Trying to get new motherboard to boot up hard drive from previous system, drive cd rom, exit menu
drive cd rom, exit menu, boot sequence: Hi The operating system is configured for the old system, and XP cannot load because the hardware components are different on the new system. You will need to reinstall XP. Start the computer and enter the BIOS, usually by pressing the del key. Find...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tuning Up Computer, free virus and spyware protection, disk defrag
free virus and spyware protection, disk defrag, google search: Hi again Steven, I was just answering another question and did a google search for wallpaper.exe and wound up at http://www.windowsstartup.com/wso/detail.php?id=4177. I have been using wallpaper.exe and my photo collection for years and I see where they...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Turning on my computer, faulty memory, wich
faulty memory, wich, thanks in advance: Mark, I would check and make sure that all of your fans are working properly, restarting can be caused by overheating. Next test the memory in your system with a program such as windows memory diagnostics, faulty memory can also cause random rebooting....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tweaking components, card tim, geforce 6800gt
card tim, geforce 6800gt, tim jones: Hi, The GTX is not hugely faster than the GT, so given that it costs quite a bit more I d advise you go for the GT. The new release cards will be the new high end range (read very very expensive!), so you could wait for them to come out, and then buy...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tweaking components, msi p4n diamond, processor intel pentium 4
msi p4n diamond, processor intel pentium 4, memory clock: Dear Salman Although you have an option to overclock these components it is not recommended as these devices would generate more heat and sufficient cooling system should be there. But it does not mean you cannot do it. Pls set options...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Tweaking components, msi p4n diamond, processor intel pentium 4
msi p4n diamond, processor intel pentium 4, memory clock: Hi Salman, In my opinion, overclocking is something computer nerds do to see a larger speed number on their screen when they boot up - and has very little to do with actual system performance. Computer speed is a combination of processor, RAM, hard...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Can't Boot Up (continued), redundant array of inexpensive disks, raid 0 1
redundant array of inexpensive disks, raid 0 1, data redundancy: Hi Neil, More RAID info from Red Hat: Level 0 -- RAID level 0, often called striping, is a performance- oriented striped data mapping technique. That means the data being written to the array is broken down into strips and written across the member...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Can't Boot Up, amd opteron 165, 550w psu
amd opteron 165, 550w psu, dfi lanparty: Neil, I m not sure where to start here, so lets, just for the heck of it, start with your RAID array. This is something I came up with on a Google search: RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks . This describes a configuration for...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: my can't open my document or picture folder, computer freezes, check e mail
computer freezes, check e mail, windows xp cd: You might have too much stuff in your my pictures folder. Thats a possibility as well. A Repair might work, thats basically why i told you to get XP Pro, because XP home is not really that great. But, here is how to do the repair install with XP Home......

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: can't start my computer..., pc clone, power save mode
pc clone, power save mode, power button: After you have successfully turned off the computer using the power button (by only keeping it pushed until the computer is turned off), you should then be able to turn it on in the nromal way. It will probably come up in safe mode. Let it boot completely,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tell me, disk partitions, d drive
disk partitions, d drive, hardisk: Go into Device Manager in Win 98 and you can assign the letters there to the hard drives & CD drives. Computer Management in Win XP should have all the options there. You want to manage the hard drives and it s very easy there to assign letters to each partition....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tell me, bad sectors, upgrading pc
bad sectors, upgrading pc, computer building: Hi Aamir: The master hard drive will not get bad sectors from the slave drive. Bad sectors develop as the drive ages, and are physical defects on the platters of the drive, where data is written and read. Run Scandisk on each drive while in Windows. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tell me, bad sectors, thanks alot
bad sectors, thanks alot, unuseable: Hi Aamir: Bad sectors develop as the hard drive gets older; the drive is wearing out from normal use over time. Logical and Physical bad sectors are marked by Scandisk as unuseable and data will not be written to them, but they are not removed physically,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tell me, allah hafiz, bad sectors
allah hafiz, bad sectors, bangalore india: Assalam O Alaikum Amir The only reson for bad sectors is bad shutdownn. Bad Sectors are PHYSICAL damage on your HDD so it cannot be removed by any means but you can mask it by any HDD diagnostic software or tools like scandisk.exe from windows. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Can you tell me which is a..., best video card, buying a laptop
best video card, buying a laptop, graphic presentations: Hi Rob, Both would do fine with PowerPoint. It would be matter of your budget. BTW, none of them are the best option for a portable computer. They are very powerful, but also power hungry. Rather go for their laptop line on both brands. They also do fine...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Can you tell me which is a..., buying a laptop, graphic presentations
buying a laptop, graphic presentations, pentium 4: Hi Rob, The only caution I have about buying a notebook with an Athlon in it is the potential overheating problem (Athlons run hot!). I know a number of people that have had serious problems. I would play it safe and stay with a PIV-M or Centrino...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How can I tell what kind of video card the PC has?, directx diagnostic tool, chip type
directx diagnostic tool, chip type, dxdiag: hey Landon, yeah it s easy, just click on Start Run and in the console type in dxdiag. that will start the directX diagnostic tool, it ll take a minute or two to collect info. it ll ask you do you want it to be allowed to blah blah blah just tell it yeah....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How can I tell what kind of video card the PC has?, graphic memory, landon
graphic memory, landon, start button: Hi Landon: In Windows XP, click the Start button, choose All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Information. Click on the plus sign in front of Components, then click on Display. The description of the video card and the total graphic memory...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How can I tell what kind of video card the PC has?, video adapter, device manager
video adapter, device manager, hardware device: Hi Landon, You may get some information about which video adapter you have by looking into the Device Manager (right click on My Computer, and select Properties Hardware Device Manager). It will only tell you which video adapter you have, then you will...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tell me, third party software, disk partitions
third party software, disk partitions, d drive: Dear Aamir, Windows shows the partition as it is shown. the C drive of secondry master hard disk is shown as D drive after C drive of master hard disk & then the rest are in squence with two rom partitions in the last because primary is given more...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: terrible problems with dell computer, norton anti virus, american megatrends
norton anti virus, american megatrends, cd rom drive: Hi Carol: If there are no files or documents on the Dell that you need, format the hard drive and install Windows Me. Start the computer with the Windows Me start disk in the floppy drive. At the A prompt, type in format c: and press the enter...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tft monitor, liquid crystal display, sparkle nvidia
liquid crystal display, sparkle nvidia, pin arrangement: Hi Chris: The TFT monitor, also known as an LCD (liquid crystal display), will work with your system, but you will need an adapter plug, if your video card does not have a digital (DVI) port. The adapter has the digital pin arrangement at one end for the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: thangadurai.ayyaswamy@tcs.com, fdisk mbr, seagate baracuda
fdisk mbr, seagate baracuda, quantum fireball: Dear Thanga, Looks like the mbr is corrupted of the HDD...Tried booting the pc with windows start up disk and fixing mbr by typing fdisk /mbr (a:fdisk /mbr)at the prompt.If this does not help then I am afraid you may have to start from the scratch...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I think I killed My RAM, ram chips, cas 2
ram chips, cas 2, bios settings: I would say you have fried your RAM chips. I m sorry, but that is the danger when you mess with the automatic BIOS settings, especially the voltage settings. Just get a new RAM stick. I ve seen some great deals on Tiger Direct and many other sites. Hope...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: time/date problem, windows control panel, bios settings
windows control panel, bios settings, computer building: Hi Randy: Sounds like the CMOS battery on the motherboard is weak and needs replacing. This battery maintains the BIOS settings when the computer is turned off. With the computer off, and the AC cord removed from the power supply, open the case and take...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: torn sound, jumpin cpu, overloaded processes, toshiba satellite a105, system configuration utility
toshiba satellite a105, system configuration utility, laptop toshiba: Aryt, ilyos, lets start with your system resources, that HELPsvc.exe is actually a process of the Windows Update, there are several fix according to other people and on the Microsot s website, but if I encounter it myslef, this is the first method i ll...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: toshiba satellite m45-s165, toshiba satellite m45, toshiba satellite m45 s165
toshiba satellite m45, toshiba satellite m45 s165, laptap: If you are doing movie dvds you almost always have to to copy it to the harddrive first. You will have to use a combination of programs to rip and then burn the dvd. Dvd s are copy righted so you must first remove the copy protection(dvd decrypter) second...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: toshiba saterllite notebook with NTLDR error on boot, toshiba 1800, toshiba web
toshiba 1800, toshiba web, bios password: Hi Russell, You can fix your password problem by removing the PC battery and dumping the CMOS setup info. On most notebooks they are accessable under a small panel on the bottom of your machine. Replace it after about 30 seconds. The best boot-up...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tranfering hard drive to another, beejay, windows files
beejay, windows files, application programs: Hi Lance: You can use the Windows’ Files and Settings Wizard to transfer files, documents, music, videos etc. You would need a USB cable, which is available in any computer store, about $30. The application programs will have to be reinstalled, because...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How to transfer Memory., partition magic, d drive
partition magic, d drive, compaq presario: Hi Dan: You can transfer hard drive space (memory) between the C and D drives by using a program like Partition Magic. This program will create a larger D drive and a smaller C drive. You can specify any capacity for each drive. Or you can move some files...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: transferring info, intellimover, compaq presario
intellimover, compaq presario, new dell: HI Kathy, There are several way to do it. Probably the easiest one is using a file transfer program, that comes with a connection cable. My daughter have IntelliMover 4 for that purpose. It will allow you to transfer files, not programs between both machines...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: transferring a slave hard drive, win 2000 system, ribbon connector
win 2000 system, ribbon connector, secondary slave: Hi Steven: You can install the second drive as slave by attaching it to the middle ribbon connector with the boot drive on the Win 2000 system, and attaching the 4 pin power cable. The BIOS will recognize it on the Win 2000 computer. Be sure to remove...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: troubleshoot, mouse arrow, pc boots
mouse arrow, pc boots, diagnostic utilities: Hi Lou, If it s a P4 machine, it should see the D drive from BIOS. It should also be able to be configured to boot from the CD drive. Yous should not need anything else. DO NOT try to boot DOS first, that way you will need drivers for the drive. Ricard...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: troubleshoot, mouse arrow, pc boots
mouse arrow, pc boots, windows xp cd: Actaully it doesn see the C: drive. The DOS boot can t read the NTFS formatted hard drives that XP uses by default so it won t help you at all. The Windows XP CD can boot the PC and reinstall or repair windows itself. But... The issue is most likely teh wrong...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Is this true?, spindle motor, thermal stress
spindle motor, thermal stress, light bulbs: I disagree with several of these comments. First of all, I personally leave my home computer on all the time (unless I am going on vacation), but that it shear laziness. I have all my users at work, turn their computers off every night (except one for disk...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: turion v/s core duo, amd turion x2, power demands
amd turion x2, power demands, descision: Either would be suitable for most things, as they will have similar power demands and similar processing power. I would allow cost to influence the descision to a degree, as the Core Duo and Turon x2 are fairly competitive. To improve battery life, look for...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: turn off onboard video, bios versions, card pci
bios versions, card pci, video line: There are too many different BIOS versions (and they are different) for me to tell you exactly how, but there should be an area for onboard devices. In that area, there should be a video line that you can disable. Sorry I can t be more specific. Usually...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: tv data adapter, luck mike, tv device
luck mike, tv device, tv data: I think what you mean is that you have a tv tuner/capture card in the PC. With this you can view TV stations on your PC. As far as saving the programs on the computer, it can definately be done, however, you will need a lot of space. Its definately not...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: What type of memory I have., america megatrends, american megatrends inc
america megatrends, american megatrends inc, bus clock: Hello Jimmy, Refer to this link for motherboard manual: http://www.pcchipsusa.com/download-mainframe.asp The memory to use is PC100,refer to this link for memory: http://www.goldenram.com/newupro/layout.asp?systemid=26502&mfg=PCCHIPS%2DBOARDS&productline=MOTHERBOARDS...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Unable Remove Printer Driver, dell inspiron 530, cleanup utility
dell inspiron 530, cleanup utility, dell inspiron: You don t have to worry about it. Its not taking up any space. Its probably a pre-loaded driver for any dell computer. The fact thats its on a different network resource means that its not on your machine. Install your printer driver as normal and everything...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Unexpecte PC poweroff, 450mhz processor, processor slot
450mhz processor, processor slot, speed cpu: Hi Ambo, Hi Ambo, I m very surprised to hear that we don t have the solution yet. Have you tried giving the CMOS a kick? Not literally, but Clearing the CMOS by witching the CLR_CMOS jumper, or removing the Battery for a few seconds. I guess the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Unknown devices, memory card readers, digital camera memory
memory card readers, digital camera memory, digital camera memory card: Hi again Jim, It is very unusual for a machine to have 6 different unknown devices and the user to not notice something is not working. If your computer has digital camera memory card readers, they may be some of the culprits - but I can t think of anything...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Unstable system?, kingston ddr2, unstable system
kingston ddr2, unstable system, storage room: I suggest that you change the devices one by one, and test follow. then you will find out what the problem is. Do not change devices many one time. 1. check the temperature of your PC, especially CPU and VGA card. 2. reinstall a new operation system. 3....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: To Upgrade or Not?, dell optiplex gx1, nikon slr
dell optiplex gx1, nikon slr, processor memory: If you are working with a lot of pictures that size, it is in your best interest to getting a new computer. First of all, the processor, memory and bus speeds are significantly faster than what you have, which will show itself in the time it takes do load...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade my CPU, dell optiplex gx260, cpu unit
dell optiplex gx260, cpu unit, cant answer: I cant answer this question with out knowing the chip slot your computer has. But because of the amount of diffrence im going to assume you have a older chip slot, and have to say its probly not possible to upgrade all the way to a 2.8 You might beable to...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade Dell, dell dimension 4550, dell dimension
dell dimension 4550, dell dimension, celeron cpu: If you have the model Dimension 4550 with a PIV processor, don t mess with it. However, if you have a Celeron CPU, highly recommend you upgrade to a PIV. Most all Dells come with on-board video which, for graphic editing, is relatively slow. Suggest you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade PC or new purchase, gb harddrive, cd rom drive
gb harddrive, cd rom drive, 64 mb ram: Hi Al: You would need a new case and power supply for the new motherboard, processor and memory. Since the existing components, hard drive, CD ROM drive, floppy drive, and expansion cards are seven years old, they may be wearing out soon. It would be...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade processor, intel pentium 3, amd duron
intel pentium 3, amd duron, intel celeron: Hi Carolyn, Your question is not that simple. First, you have to know whether your processor is an Intel Celeron, Intel Pentium 3, or AMD Duron or Athlon. Since it is a Dell it is probably an Intel. Then you have to know the largest CPU your motherboard...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade questions, hynix ram, cpu upgrade
hynix ram, cpu upgrade, straight answer: Answer: The RAM upgrade should be possible, however might not be, the CPU upgrade is probably impossible, as you mention it having a Sempron Mobile, and you want to put an Athlon64 in its place, an upgrade it probably can t take based on physical compatability...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrade, hardware abstraction layer, phoenix technologies ltd
hardware abstraction layer, phoenix technologies ltd, eastern standard time: Hi Bonny, This really depends on what you want to do with your system. For playing online/stand alone games you should think about a 1.7Ghz processor and at least 256Mb of RAM. For average use that is home office and internet the processor is fine but you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgradeing Motherboard For Performance..., best motherboards, pci slots
best motherboards, pci slots, asus motherboard: Hi Adam, Yes, motherboards do affect speed. The major factors affecting computer speed are CPU, RAM, hard drive, motherboard, and video card, in that order. Of course things like the refresh rate of your monitor, input ports, etc., etc. are also factors...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading, mid tower case, desert storm ii
mid tower case, desert storm ii, atx mid tower: Hi Bob: Building a new computer is an exciting endeavor. The process is a bit more complicated than installing a component. I would suggest that you download the manual for the Asus board that you plan to use (http://usa.asus.com) and read through the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading, upgrading to windows xp, penitum
upgrading to windows xp, penitum, os problem: The first thing that I would do is to slick the hard drive and re-install everything, except AOL. Does the speed improve? If so, then add AOL back on. Did the speed drop considerably? If not then the problem was an OS problem. If it did, then you shoudl...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading?, amd 64 bit, amd 64 3700
amd 64 bit, amd 64 3700, performance losses: ECC RAM has an error-correction code built in. Being the case, some data is used for error protection and may slow things down a bit. I got this using Google: Should I buy ECC or non-ECC RAM? While prepping my new machine for Longhorn , I had a decision...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading CPU -Cannot find mainboard vendor, award software international, slot 1 processor
award software international, slot 1 processor, pentium iii 550: Hi Nathanial: The Dell processor is 866 megahertz, runs at 133 megahertz system speed, also called the front side bus (BUS). The form factor is a 370 pin, FC-PGA It is flat and about 2 inches square. The Pentium III 550 MHz processor can be the 370 pin...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Dell dimension 3000, dell dimension 3000, watt power supply
dell dimension 3000, watt power supply, new egg: That PCI video card is going to be kinda slow due to the data transfer limit of the PCI bus. You can purchase a BARE BONES PC from a place like New Egg (newegg.com) or your local PC builder and transfer your hard drive, ram and processor and cd/dvd drive....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Dell Insp. 9300 Motherboard/Processor, dell xps, screen interface
dell xps, screen interface, motherboard processor: Hi, You re absolutely right, you cannot just stick a Duo in there without changing the motherboard first. Unfortunately, the case for the XPS series look similar, but because the motherboard is completely differnent, it wouldn t fit physically or electronically...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading existing celeron processor to PIII, hitachi web, processor pins
hitachi web, processor pins, hitachi pc: Most motherboards that will host an older Celeron will also accept a PIII CPU. However, I would visit the Hitachi web site and see if they still have the specs on your machine and see if it will take a PIII chip. Another consideration is that some older...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Gateway GT5432, amd 64 x2 5000, linksys befcmu10
amd 64 x2 5000, linksys befcmu10, ddr2 533: I am sorry, I misled you in my last answer, but now that I have the model of the motherboard, it makes it easier. The motherboard you have supports up to DDR2 800, which means the RAM you wanted to add will work. However, I do not recommend mixing speeds....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Hard Drive, upgrading hard drive, 3 flavors
upgrading hard drive, 3 flavors, cd rom drive: Hi Nick: You will need the hard drive storage capacity on one drive, the boot drive, as Windows will not spread the OS over two drives. The smallest capacity IDE hard drives available today are 80 GB, and are as low as $50. The 40 GB and 60 GB capacity...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Hard Drives, partition magic, scrapes
partition magic, scrapes, windows version: Hi Mick, Depending on the Windows version you have, the best option might be reinstall everything. Windows and poorly implemented installtions are very nasty leaving scrapes of old installations around. That s why it s sometimes better to go the long way...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Hard Drives, worst case scenario, pc magazines
worst case scenario, pc magazines, compatibility problems: Hi Mick, this can be done, but it s necessary to purchase a 3rd party product. This class of product is called drive imaging and it basically makes an exact replica of one disk and can transfer it to another. I ve done this many times and found it to be...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading hard drive, pentium ii processor, upgrading hard drive
pentium ii processor, upgrading hard drive, installing a hard drive: Hi Jan: I would suggest you purchase a Western Digital 80 gigabyte, 7200 rpm, IDE hard drive. These drives often go on sale for $30 - $50. Install it as the second drive, and the Sims game and other games can be installed on this drive. This drive can...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading hard drive, ibm thinkpad t30, upgrading hard drive
ibm thinkpad t30, upgrading hard drive, disk imaging: Hello Leon, You ll need a disk imaging program,refer to this link: http://www.drive-image.com/ Or use the built in file and data transfer utility in XP. You ll need to make some setting adjustments,but not anything severe. Hope this guides...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading a Laptop, ebay link, upgrading a laptop
ebay link, upgrading a laptop, network circuits: Hi Mike: Laptops use very proprietary components, so you may have to purchase Gateway parts. You will need the specifications to know what type and speed of processor and memory is compatible. The video, sound, modem, network circuits are on chips on...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading laptop, compaq notebook, laptop hardware
compaq notebook, laptop hardware, 128 mb ram: Hi Chad: Notebook computers and brand name desktop computers are not processor upgradeable. You may be able to install a larger hard drive, but you would need to contact Compaq (now Hewlett Packard) for the specific details. A Compaq hard drive may be...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Mobo & CPU, atx power supply, watt psu
atx power supply, watt psu, windows cab: Hi Richard, Should be no problem doing what you want to do as long as your new video card comes with a 98SE driver. Don t know what kind of case you have now but you may consider buying a new one with a 400 watt PSU in it. Nice cases run about $45 at...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Mobo on Emachine T1862 keeping processor, intel pentium 4 processor, socket 478 cpu
intel pentium 4 processor, socket 478 cpu, pci video card: Yes, but no, I would suggest one of these two mainboards: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157106 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131573 as they are higher quality than the ECS board (ECS boards are notorious...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading a Motherboard and CPU, motherboard gigabyte, installing a new motherboard
motherboard gigabyte, installing a new motherboard, case psu: Hi John, This should be a walk in the park. You haven t said what size and brand of hard drive you have but I m guessing it s about a 120 GB something. As I m sure you are already aware, if your hard drive is configured properly software wise (which you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading an Optiplex, dell optiplex gx150, 256mb memory card
dell optiplex gx150, 256mb memory card, mb video card: Hi Lucy: I doubt the power supply of your Dell will have adequate wattage to run the 256 MB video card; these cards need lots of power. Dell uses power supplies that are just sufficient for the components installed at time of assembly. A higher wattage,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading old computer, counter strike server, gb hd
counter strike server, gb hd, compaq desktop: Hi Philip: Visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer. The type, module size, CAS rating (2.0, 2.5, or 3.0), and maximum amount of total memory supported will...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading an old Dell Desktop, dell dimension 4100, ms millennium
dell dimension 4100, ms millennium, 933mhz pentium: hey steve, hey have you ever seen that movie multiplicity ? alright well every time i hear the name steve it makes me think of it. anyways, yes i would recommend upgrading the RAM. you ll be looking for 133mhz SDRAM. now i dunno what your mobo can...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading PC, 128 mb sdram, intel x86
128 mb sdram, intel x86, correct memory: Hi To get the correct memory modules, I would suggest you visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer (or the motherboard manufacturer and model). The type,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading for PC games, game fear, dell 4550
game fear, dell 4550, ati radeon 9800: Hi, Fear is rather graphics-hungry, so to play it at a decent resolution you ll need a fairly powerful card. I would recommend either an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro (make sure its the Pro version, its faster) or, for better futureproofing, I d highly recommend the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading PC Memory, dell dimension l866r, sdram pc133
dell dimension l866r, sdram pc133, sdr memory: Hi Ernesto: DDR memory will not be compatible with the L866r. Only Single Data Rate (SDR) memory will work. Feel free to visit my web site at http://www.geocities.com/b_feiner/ for computer building, troubleshooting, and upgrading tips and resource links....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading my PC, umax power look, umax powerlook 1000
umax power look, umax powerlook 1000, don crosby: Donald, Well it looks like it will do what you need it to do, but the CNet review says it is a little pricey for what it can do. They say the Microtek Scanmaker would be a better option for a cheaper price, BUT it s resolution differs from 2400x2400. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading a Pen4 with a faster Pen4, pentium 4 processor, barebones system
pentium 4 processor, barebones system, 400mhz fsb: If I were you, I would get a whole new system. You are going to spend more just on upgrading than you could get a new machine for. A barebones system is all you need, then you can move your other components into your new box. Either way you go, chances...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processor, amd sempron 2600, socket configuration
amd sempron 2600, socket configuration, processor chip: You would have to call ASUS and ask them what it can hold. Most likely you will be able to switch just the processor chip without anything else. Theres a chance you might have to replace the motherboard if your new one does have the right socket configuration....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processor, amd sempron 2600, clock rate
amd sempron 2600, clock rate, athlon xp cpu: Hi Franco, Your motherboard (which sells for $49 by the way) will support an Athlon XP CPU as well as the Sempron currently in it. The bad news is that it is hard to find any decent Athlon XP (2800 up) on the market for under $100. The good news is, if...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processor, amd sempron 2600, decent graphics
amd sempron 2600, decent graphics, ebay: Hi, There s only one socket for a processor on a motherboard - you have to remove the other one entirely and replace it with a faster one. Remember, you can sell the one you replace though on Ebay or somewhere. If you play games and it s too slow, it is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processor, accelerated graphics port, amd sempron 2600
accelerated graphics port, amd sempron 2600, ageia physx: Hi Franco, Your board will only support one CPU. There are Dual Boards arounds that support 2 and even 4 (Quad Boards) Processors. If you want to enance your Gaming performance, I would recommend that you concentrate on the Components that deal directly...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processor, asus motherboard manual, asus web site
asus motherboard manual, asus web site, amd sempron 2600: Hi The compatible processors are detailed in the Asus motherboard manual, which can be downloaded from the Asus web site if you do not have it. I doubt this board will take more than one processor, so you would have to replace the existing one, if a faster...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading processors, dell 2350, happy computing
dell 2350, happy computing, thanks john: Hello Seth, Here is the problem if you did not buy a processor from Dell to fit that motherboard it is not going to work. The type of machine you have also means that you have to buy upgrade parts from them. Basically some manufacturers encrypt their equipment...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading RAM on Laptop & unequal display brightness, toshiba satelite, graphics accelerator
toshiba satelite, graphics accelerator, upgrading ram: hey Upal, sorry for the delay, i ve got alot goin on right now. k first question: the more RAM the better, always. always. what sort of graphics accelerator are you using? if you don t have one or have an older one i would recommend upgrading. with...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading RAM, cox cable, upgrading ram
cox cable, upgrading ram, gateway g6: Hi Gino : Visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer, or the maker and model of motherboard. The type, module size, CAS rating (2.0, 2.5, or 3.0), and maximum...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Ram, intel d865perl motherboard, intel d865perl
intel d865perl motherboard, intel d865perl, finite state machine: Hello Ernest, The biggest concern is more in the way of the motherboard is it designed to handle that type of Ram? Because some boards can handle up to the PC3200 and some can handle only PC2700. With the ram you must also be careful to get the same pin...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Ram, upgrading ram, compatible with your system
upgrading ram, compatible with your system, memory type: Hi George: I doubt the memory module you are considering will be compatible with your system. To purchase the compatible memory for your system, I would suggest you visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Ram & System Performance, speedy reply, upgrading ram
speedy reply, upgrading ram, dell dimension: Hi John: Your hardware configuration with 128 MB video and 1 GB of RAM should be sufficient to load a standard size graphic. If the graphic is 4 or 5 megabytes in size, it will take a few seconds to load. Check if the antivirus program scans every file...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading Ram, dell dimension 2400, google search
dell dimension 2400, google search, ddr boards: Hi Mark, If the Dell is a 2000 model or earlier, it is probably SDRAM. If it is a 2000-2005 model, it is probably DDR (double data rate) RAM. If it is 2006-now, it is probably DDR2 RAM. All of this RAM is easy to remove and replace. To see what it...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading/replacing motherboards, brand name computers, compaq presario
brand name computers, compaq presario, storage capacity: Hi The brand name computers like Compaq are not motherboard and/or processor upgradable, as they use proprietary (non-standard) components. You can install system memory to the maximum supported (refer to the user guide). You can install a second hard...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading SD-RAM on Compaq Presario 5009R, 512mb sd ram, sdram pc100
512mb sd ram, sdram pc100, computer whiz: Sure. You should be able to handle up to able 1-3 GB of ram. Rpobably 3GB at a guess. I don t recall the spec sheet I was looking at before from Compaq, but it s a safe bet. Most PC places like Fry s or CompUSA have resources to be able to answer those questions....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Upgrading, robert bruce thompson, thompson public library
robert bruce thompson, thompson public library, pc hardware in a nutshell: Hi Processor upgrades are described in the specific motherboard user guide, which can be downloaded from the manufacturer s website. Web sites for tutorials on building computers include http://www.pcnineoneone.com/howto/buildit1.html, http://www.motherboards.org...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: URGENT, metal detctors, magnetic clips
metal detctors, magnetic clips, static electricity: I was referring to camera film. The baggage screens (for checked baggage, not carry-on) can ruin film. Don t worry about the speakers, it sounds like you are taking a desktop PC with you and not a laptop. Computer speaker magnets aren t that strong, plus...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB 1.0 or 2.0?, usb host controller, universal serial bus
usb host controller, universal serial bus, device manager: Hi: You can identify whether your PC has USB 2.0 by opening Device Manager and clicking the plus sign in front of the Universal Serial Bus section. There should be an Enhanced USB host controller present. If the description does not include the Enhansed...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB, innovage mini digital camera, port computer
innovage mini digital camera, port computer, usb ports: The software might have been installed automatically. Everytime you plug in the camera it might load behind the scenes. You havent damaged anything. I have found from experience that device which take memory cards, such as cameras, run very inefficiently....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB 2.0, device driver wizard, card reader driver
device driver wizard, card reader driver, hardware tab: Dear Evan, You will need to uninstall USB card reader driver. Firstly you have to unplug it then go to control panel open add/remove programs and uninstall your card reader driver if any. Then and open system icon from control panel and click on hardware...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB 2.0 driver issue, device driver wizard, usb drivers
device driver wizard, usb drivers, card reader: sup evan, well i m assuming you don t have the mobo driver install disk either. hope is not lost though. download a program called Belarc Advisor from download.com. run it and it will tell you your mobo type. once you know what your motherboard is you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB 2.0, palm tungsten t3, usb host controller
palm tungsten t3, usb host controller, universal serial bus: Hi Ed: The word Enhanced is supposed to be included in the description of the controller to indicate it conforms to the USB 2.0 specifications. Through experience I ve found that USB cable plugs do not fit tightly in some USB ports. Seems like there is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB, desktop system, throught
desktop system, throught, usb 1: Asslam O Alaikum Sohail, You cannot do it by any software or any patch as it is hardware needed to it. But you can still use USB 2.0 device in USB 1.1 port but it will not work at USB2.0 specs. If you are talking about a desktop system then you can...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB, universal serial bus controller, mercury motherboard
universal serial bus controller, mercury motherboard, jumper settings: honestly, ali, im not really that familiar with this type of problem you re having, let alone the type of motherboard you re using. my best advice is for you to check your device mngr. 1. Click Start, and then click Run. 2. Type Devmgmt.msc in the Open...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB connection to printer slows boot process, usb controller driver, system boots
usb controller driver, system boots, expert category: Hi, I m afraid this may be a fairly common fault with some Dells. This is a problem with the motherboard - some printers and some memory sticks will cause the computer to reboot randomly or boot extremely slowly. The only way around this is to get a replacement...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB controller problem, usb controller drivers, laptop manufacturer
usb controller drivers, laptop manufacturer, soulseek: yo mo, being a music lover myself i m hereby dedicating myself to helping you resolve this issue, to the bitter end... okay, so your usb driver is in yellow status. this is what you can do. you can go to the website of your laptop manufacturer and download...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB Failure, amd athlon 64 2800, amd athlon 64
amd athlon 64 2800, amd athlon 64, proverbial needle: Hi Bill, It doesn t sound like a strictly hardware problem, I would say just a software bug. I would suggest starting off by un-installing your mouse and USB drivers, then reloading them and see how that does. Then if you still have the problem, see...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB flash disk, usb pendrives, flash disks
usb pendrives, flash disks, flash disk: Hi Mariam, Most USB pendrives or flash disks have a small external physical switch that will render the device write protected. It is possible to move this without knowing it has been done try a quick visual inspection of the drive to locate the switch and...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB flash memory, windows2000 server, pci card
windows2000 server, pci card, usb ports: Well, if your flash drive is still functioning fine then it would be the motherboard or even the port coming from the motherboard or card, depending on the location of the USB port. The USB drive could cause an issue but it is a minor device. To be honest,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB HardDrive, usb harddrives, cpu amd
usb harddrives, cpu amd, theother: HI Jason, The message means your computer has USB V1.1 or earlier, while your USB drives are V2.0 capable. So, XP is telling you the drives would work faster if you had V2.0 ports. As you have already tested all your ports, and cannot get rid of the message,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB Issue, compaq presario r3000, external hard drive
compaq presario r3000, external hard drive, compaq presario: Hi Scott, Unfortunately, the symptoms you are having are indicative of a bad USB controller on your motherboard - and the only fix for that is a new motherboard. Even the PNP errors in your device manager point to the same problem. Wish I could come...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB PORTS in motherboard !!!!, dma irq, usb storage devices
dma irq, usb storage devices, bangalore india: Hi, There shouldn t be any DMA/IRQ issues when you are disabling then, and I searched and did not find anybody else having any issues with DMA/IRQ while disabling USB support. So you can disable them in the registry, or you might could find out who...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB Ports acting strangely, sandisk flash, maxtor 300gb
sandisk flash, maxtor 300gb, usb flash drives: Dear Nick Seems like the drives are not been assignged the drive letters correctly..Pls go to control panel Administrative Tools computer management disk Management and check for the drive letters assisngment and correct it if needed.Pls make sure...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB Ports, kodak cx4310, kodak easyshare digital camera
kodak cx4310, kodak easyshare digital camera, kodak easyshare: okay are you trying to read from a card reader, is that what you mean? or are you trying to upload from the camera and it s not recognizing the internal card? well if you re trying from a card reader can you verify that the peripheral is connected properly?...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB Problems, ink jet printer, dell pentium 3
ink jet printer, dell pentium 3, canon 750: Hi Michael: You need to install the printer drivers for each printer. The USB ports probably are not the problem. Go to the printer manufacturer s web site and download the latest drivers for Windows 2000. Instructions for installing the drivers should...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB pci card issue, maximum transfer speed, ga 7zxe
maximum transfer speed, ga 7zxe, external usb hard drive: Hi Chris: For a complete list of AMD processors supported by your motherboard, visit http://www.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Support/CPUSupportList/CPUSupportList_GA-7ZXE.htm Refer to the revision number marked on your board, as the later revision supports...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB pci card issue, hard drive manufacturer, ga 7zxe
hard drive manufacturer, ga 7zxe, external usb hard drive: Hello Chris, Do you have the latest driver for XP for the card? Do you have all the Windows updates downloaded from Microsoft? Reasons for slow back ups: Is the hard drive fragmented? When did you defragment the hard drive? What processes are...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB port problem!!!, usb controller drivers, mp3 device
usb controller drivers, mp3 device, usb ports: dave, right click on my computer and select manage. then go to device manager. scroll through the list and see if any of your usb ports or usb controller hubs are in alert status. you ll if they are, they ll have an icon on them with an exclamation mark...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB port, usb port driver, cd rom drive
usb port driver, cd rom drive, windows xp media center: Hi: You will need to install the motherboard s chipset drivers, which include the USB drivers. The chipset drivers are on the CD ROM disk that came with the motherboard. Put the disk in the CD ROM drive and it will auto load a menu for installing the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB ports, keyboard mouse, usb ports
keyboard mouse, usb ports, futureshop: Dear Jason, This right away seems like an issue with BIOS so please upgrade the BIOS and lets hope it resolves the issue (It should). You NEED to contact your computer manufacturer for upgrading BIOS.Do not attempt on your own as if it is done...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB problem, trouble shooting guide, usb device driver
trouble shooting guide, usb device driver, asus p5a: Hi Joe: The USB circuitry on the motherboard probably has stopped working. You can purchase a PCI USB card and install it in an open PCI slot. These come in 2 or 4 USB port models. These cards are available at any computer store, and cost about $25. With...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB problem, asus web site, asus p5ld2 se
asus web site, asus p5ld2 se, intel inf: download this driver and try: http://soft.52z.com/Down2.Asp?ID=9625&action=0&key=02c895cf0af0aa20aa6aa3e36dcd9846 according my experience, you did not install your motherboard drivers well. as usual, USB2.0drivers will be put in intel INF drivers(chipset...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB problem....., mini task, hardware option
mini task, hardware option, cold boot: Nothing else can be done but what i last answered. The hot fix sounds like something they just want to do to make money on, i personally wouldn t trust it. You might need to reinsall windows, but back up your data first! (Recomended to do a fresh install that...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: My USB won't go back to 2.0, xp sp 2, trojan virus
xp sp 2, trojan virus, support dell: Hello Try this driver http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/downloads/en/downloads_splash?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~mode=popup&file=48256 This will update the chipset. Before restarting, also download and install these 2.... http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/downloads/en/downloads_splash?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~mode=popup&file=63977...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB, usb pen drive, innovage mini digital camera
usb pen drive, innovage mini digital camera, yellow triangle: Hi Eric, I doubt you have physically damaged anything on your PC. It sounds more like Windows has decided not to speak to your Camera through a particular port. Strange? Yes it is. I have myself, experienced such a thing, with a USB Pen Drive. On rebooting...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USB2 pci card, gigabyte ga, pci slots
gigabyte ga, pci slots, motherboard problem: you can do some tests as follow: 1.you can plug in this usb2 card to your motherboard PCI slots one by one. observing if all the slots are the same problem. If the same: 2.you need find another usb2 card which works well in your friends PC. Then plug it...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: USP Ports, ps2 ports, dell optiplex
ps2 ports, dell optiplex, safe mode: If you jarred the computer when you moved you could have dislogged the connector that runs from the motherboard to the ports on the case. Try opening it up and trace the cables back to the motherboard and reseat them. It is a little strange that the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Usage 95% (Critical) - how?!, emachines t2200, local disk c
emachines t2200, local disk c, hp pavillion a1410n: This is a common problem with HP s. HP s are great for printers and fax machines, but when it comes to computers, they are the worst around. Remember, they are cheap for a reason. There is really nothing you can do short of reformatting this computer...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Usb pre-format recover, usb flash drive, different computers
usb flash drive, different computers, system structure: Hi Joshua, Sorry, but if it prompts for formatting the drive, means the file system structure is corrupted, and requires to be re-written. The only chance you may have is trying it in different computers and see if one of them can read the file system....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Using faster RAM than specified for my Motherboard, ddr modules, front side bus
ddr modules, front side bus, memory banks: Hi Eric, DDR RAM is backwards compatible. In other words, the spec of the Memory (DDR400 or DDR266) is indicative of the Maximum designed speed of the Memory module itself. The Boards Front Side Bus spec is the Maximum possible Bus Speed between...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Using flash disk in win98, computer startup, flash disk
computer startup, flash disk, floppy disks: hey mark, floppy disks are an antiquated and problematic technology. i ve loathed them for years now. it could be that the disk is just bunk, or that the data on it is corrupted. also you may need to try and run it at computer startup. go into your...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Using an old PCI video card with new M/Board, ga 7n400 pro2, pci video card
ga 7n400 pro2, pci video card, unformated: Try putting the card into the machine again and make sure that it is seated tightly. I would try the same slot, and it that did not work, I would try a different slot. If it does not work in any slot, then I would try it in the old machine and make sure...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Using Pentium II...want to add 20GB HD, hd dvd player, gig drive
hd dvd player, gig drive, compaq presario: Hi Srini, When you add another drive to a systme with a drive - a second drive - you have to set the jumpers for Master/Slave, CS or Cable Select only works with drives that are not the same type of media, like a hard drive and a CD or DVD ROM drive. Not...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Back-up Utility, files and settings transfer wizard, handy files
files and settings transfer wizard, handy files, files and settings transfer: well jaye i mostly do my archiving manually, but windows comes with a handy files and settings transfer wizard which i suppose is what i d use if i was ever inclined to use a backup utility. you can locate it in start all programs accessories system tools....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: can u help, ad aware se personal edition, desktop change
ad aware se personal edition, desktop change, luck mike: Hello Not to worry, this is just a joke someone is playing on you. 2 THings to do 1.... right click on the desktop and go to properties Under desktop, change the wallpaper to something nice...in case someone changed it on you. 2.... go...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: ugrading pc, speed up my computer, diffence
speed up my computer, diffence, startup folder: I am currently using a P3, 800MHz processor and I did the same thing. I upgraded for 128M and just added a 512M stick of RAM. My machine is running fine with a much noticed improvement. However, if you are having slowness during start-up, then you need...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unable to boot up, e mail addresses, dell compaq
e mail addresses, dell compaq, sata hard drive: Hi Kerry, Is your hard drive SATA or PATA? Do you have the wide, flat IDE ribbon cable or the very thin SATA cable? PATA or IDE drives must have their jumpers set correctly, where as SATA is basically plug n play. I m hoping you have the flat ribbon...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unable to open programs, hardware change, support manuals
hardware change, support manuals, ctrl alt del: Hello Allan, Refer to this link: http://www.epox.nl/english/support/manuals/socket7.htm When you changed the motherboard to the other computer,did you use that motherboards hard drive or the other system hard drive? It would make a difference,better...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unknown, s3 virge gx2, ms office applications
s3 virge gx2, ms office applications, crash analysis: Hi Viola, A bad video card will not cause your system to reboot. If your card is not installed firmly it can cause your system to not start at all - and if it is defective the picture on your monitor will deteriorate. Your power supply is probably going...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unknown problem, windows splash screen, startup tab
windows splash screen, startup tab, startup options: Dear Kamel Hoping that you have windows XP installed on your system. Then you may want to boot your system in safe mode (keep hitting F8 before the windows splash screen after turning on the system) and select SAFE MODE from the startup...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unknown, s3 virge gx2, ms office applications
s3 virge gx2, ms office applications, power supply fan: Hi Spontaneous rebooting is usually caused by overheating of the motherboard or the processor, or a faulty memory module. If the case fans and processor fan has a lot of dust accumulated, they should be vacuumed to remove the dust. The processor fan...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unrecognized hdd, cmos settings, power button
cmos settings, power button, power switch: Hi John First, the older computer may have a problem with the on button. That may be the only button if your not getting any reaction. Trace the power line from the power button to the motherboard and see if its secure. THe new system should recognize...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: unwanted junk on pc, free software titles, great free software
free software titles, great free software, unrelated material: Hi mate, There are some great Free software titles at the following site; www.snapfiles.com/freeware The best thing is that you can read comprehensive reviews from other users. And it s all free. I personally use; WinPatrol (Start up tool) ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade, pc dell, processor speed
pc dell, processor speed, mainboard: Checking Dell s website or the service manual for the mainboard s specifications would be one way. What processor does it currently have? Depending on what it currently has depends (to a degree) on whats available (if I know what its currently using, I ll...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: can i upgrade my al heatsink 2 cu, amd athlon 3200, exact volume
amd athlon 3200, exact volume, cpu amd: Hi Shrutesh, As Heatsinks are designed specifically to do the job required, I wouldn t advise you make modifications of this kind without a real need to. If your CPU is cooking, I would buy a high performance Cooler. I certainly wouldn t try to guess the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: can i upgrade my al heatsink 2 cu, amd athlon 3200, asus mainboard
amd athlon 3200, asus mainboard, sempron athlon: Don t waste money or time trying to modify your old heatsink it would be very hard to make sure the mounting surface stays true. You can pick up a good copper heatsink online for $30-$50 just make sure it is for the correct socket (ie Socket 462 or Socket...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How to upgrade a BIOS, motherboard chipset, bios version
motherboard chipset, bios version, power failure: Hi Silvain, The VIA 82C691 is not your BIOS (it s the motherboard chipset). The BIOS is a series of instructions residing in a chip (usually a flash memory) that are executed when the computer is turned on. Your BIOS version is reported at boot, just...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: How to upgrade BIOS, bootable disk, bios flash
bootable disk, bios flash, flash file: Dear Sylvian Flashing BIOS is not recommended unless you are familiar with the process of it. But this is what you have to do for it. First you will have to download the BIOS flash file from manufacturer s website and copy it on...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade from celeron to p4, dell machine, celeron 2
dell machine, celeron 2, dell optiplex: Hello Robby, Yes. It should be so long as the pin configuration matches. For example if the the cpu is a 478 pin the you must replace it with the same number pin processor otherwise it won t work. Now the only problem you could run into is if this is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade cpu, dell dimension 4100, intel 815 motherboard
dell dimension 4100, intel 815 motherboard, fsb 133: Hi Steve: Installing the 1 GHz processor will not speed up the system very much. You will gain a much better performance boost by installing additional system memory. If the user guide does not have the specifications for compatible memory modules, visit...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: how can i upgrade my graphics card?, pci graphics card, pci slots
pci graphics card, pci slots, standard vga: Hi Bob: First remove the AC cord from the power supply when working inside the case, as there is power to the motherboard with just the front panel switch off. Remove the screw holding the present card in place, pull the card out. If you buy an AGP card,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: To upgrade my pc memory, mhz sdram, pc memory
mhz sdram, pc memory, model number: Hi Visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer. The type, module size, CAS rating (2.0, 2.5, or 3.0), and maximum amount of total memory supported will be displayed....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade pc speed, amd athlon, systemax pc
amd athlon, systemax pc, pc speed: Depending on what mainboard they use it may be possible but many systems from that generation can t go about about 1.4 GHz (or lower). You ll need to check your system doccumentation for detailed specs. If you can t find it look on the mainboard for a model...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade ram, dell inspiron 7000 laptop, pc133 memory
dell inspiron 7000 laptop, pc133 memory, mhz system: Hi Robert: Visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer. The type, module size, module speed (100 or 133 MHz), CAS rating (2.0, 2.5, or 3.0), and maximum amount...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrade, google search, vga to rca
google search, vga to rca, vga to rca converter: Hi Lee, Adding a DVD burner should make no difference in your overall performance. All you will gain, however, is the ability to create a DVD. Right now you can make VCD s and SVCD s that will play on your TV s DVD player. If you have just got to have...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading, best video cards, crucial memory
best video cards, crucial memory, circuit city: Hi Gabe, First, the best video cards for the money are NVIDA and ATI - and the best prices on them are either at Newegg.com or Geeks.com. When upgrading your RAM, make sure you are getting boards that are compatible with your motherboard. As old as...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading, crucial memory, p4vxasd2
crucial memory, p4vxasd2, quiet ones: 1.As usual, PCI video card has low performance. I do not know what will you do use your PC,but I suggest you choose AGP graphics card instand. 2.there is no 1G SDRAM in the market. You can choose one more 512M Ram. 3.This question you should take a look...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading, dual core processor, chassis fan
dual core processor, chassis fan, sata hdd: Dear Gabe, I did checked the specs of the motherboard (P4VXASD2+) but it is better to be sure then assume it so there will be a brown slot about 3 Inches in length with one notch at about 3/4th of its length. And more over it will be printed next...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading CPU..., dell dimension 2400, upgrading cpu
dell dimension 2400, upgrading cpu, dell dimension: You ll need to check Dell s support page for that product to see what the exact upgrade specs are, however in normal practice (i.e: a machine you built yourself or that isn t otherwise proprietary) your desired upgrade path would be correct as long as you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading my full system----i have a dell optiplex gx 110, video card upgrades, dell optiplex
video card upgrades, dell optiplex, virtual memory: Virtual memory is memory placed on the hard-drive, so upgrading to a larger HD will allow you do allocate more, as far as the audio card, an inexpensive Creative or VIA based board should only cost about $30 online (www.newegg.com), you d need to be more specific...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading graphics and ram, intel celeron processor, beejay
intel celeron processor, beejay, syncdram: Hi Iviana: You can add system memory up to the maximum that is supported by the system. Visit the Micron web site at http://www.crucial.com and in the search box enter the manufacturer, model, and model number of your computer, or the motherboard make...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading hard drive, upgrading hard drive, drive partition
upgrading hard drive, drive partition, frig: That is not true at all. If anything happens to any portion of the hard drive, any data on that drive is gone. Think of it in terms of your refrigerator. Partitioning your hard drive is like taking a piece of cardboard and putting it between two shelves...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading hard drive, ntfs or fat32, ide ribbon cable
ntfs or fat32, ide ribbon cable, upgrading hard drive: Hi Terry: You can use a software program like Symantec s Ghost to make a duplicate copy of the boot drive to the new drive in Windows. The new drive should be connected to the primary IDE cable on the middle connector jumpered as slave. Not sure if the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading hard drives, windows xp partition, ribbon connector
windows xp partition, ribbon connector, cd rom drive: Hi Dorene: I would suggest you remove the 8 GB drive and install the 20 GB drive in its place. Start the computer with the XP install disk in the CD ROM drive. Press the pause key right after starting the computer to put the CD disk in the drive, then...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading memory, ribbon cable, upgrading memory
ribbon cable, upgrading memory, memory ram: Hi Michelle: Check that the ribbon cable to the hard drive is not loose. Check the ribbon cable at the drive and the motherboard. Also check that the 4 pin power cable is on tight to the drive. Remember to remove the AC cord from the power supply before...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading my motherboard, asus m2n, screw driver
asus m2n, screw driver, compaq presario: This is a very good question. Im assuming you mean the back panel. The Asus should come with a new cover for the back of your PC. You should be able to pry the old one out with a screw driver, and push the new one in with your hands. I would also like you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading motherboard and CPU, hp power supply, dual core processor
hp power supply, dual core processor, amd athlon 64: Hi Anthony: The HP power supply is probably incompatible with the new motherboard. You will need a new power supply, and possibly a new case. It would be best to reinstalled the operating system, so copy the files and documents to floppy disks or DVD...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading motherboard and cpu, asus motherboard, upgrading motherboard
asus motherboard, upgrading motherboard, agp video card: Hi Matt, You will have a tough time finding a motherboard that fits into a Gateway case. If you order all your components and build your own system you are probably going to spend $1,000 or more to do it right. If you just want a good, reliable PC, you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading a notebook motherboad, notebook processors, motherboard upgrade
notebook processors, motherboard upgrade, sony vaio: Hi Emi: Notebook processors are not upgradeable to faster ones. The only motherboard upgrade is the system memory or RAM. The user guide describes the maximum memory supported. Also, most brand name desktop computers are not processor upgradeable. ...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading PIII, asus p2b, mb modules
asus p2b, mb modules, 450mhz cpu: Hi Medioni: The total memory supported is 768 MB, using 3 256 MB modules, PC100 DIMMs. The fastest processor supported by this motherboard is 650 MHz, operating at 100 MHz Bus frequency. This processor would be hard to find, as they are not made anymore....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading Processor on wife's Emachines computer, atx power supply, 512k l2 cache
atx power supply, 512k l2 cache, amd athlon 64 3500: I ve suggested across the board that no users upgrade to Vista, for any reason, and I ll continue that suggestion in your case. If you re wondering if an Athlon64 4000+ will run Vista, yes, it can, if you re wondering if theres any good reason to, there isn...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading from p3 to core 2 duo, intel p3, hard disk drive
intel p3, hard disk drive, processor generation: Personally, I would consider this to be more than an upgrade as you are planning a change in not only the processor generation but also memory and all at the same time trying to keep the system able to run Win98/XP. In order to do this, you will need to know...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading from p3 to core 2 duo, amd athlon 64 bit, amd athlon 64
amd athlon 64 bit, amd athlon 64, intel p3: Hi Sharman, In the first place, ANY motherboard/CPU combo will support Win 98, 98SE, ME, XP, XP Pro, etc. Also, any new mb/cpu will support 2 IDE hard drives, 2 Serial ATA hard drives, 2 or more GB of RAM, etc. While shopping, I would check out the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading my pc, intel celeron processor, ati 3d rage
intel celeron processor, ati 3d rage, intel pentium 4: The only thing you would be able to re-use from that machine would be the hard drive and the modem. You would have to replace the motherboard in order to get the P4 to work and then you would have to also replace the ram since the ram you have will not work...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading a pentium 600 to a pentium 933 cpu, pentium 600, compaq desktop
pentium 600, compaq desktop, pci boards: Hi Tim, Is that the only way the case will open? I know that Compaq cases can sometimes be really tricky but there has to be a way to get the sides off... I can t imagine that the motherboard was installed through the front. Once the side is off, it...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading RAM???, neverwinter nights 2, upgrading ram
neverwinter nights 2, upgrading ram, neverwinter nights: You need to know more about the mainboard and its specifications before you start down the upgrade path, if you can get some info on the mainboard, you can figure out what RAM it can handle, then you can easily purchase an upgrade and install it (which is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading RAM, neverwinter nights 2, motherboard manufacturer
neverwinter nights 2, motherboard manufacturer, static shock: hey ur welcome bro, i m here to help. the modules vary with the size of the sticks so don t worry about that. what i meant with the speeds is that let s say ur stick that you already have is pc3200 and ur old lady s sticks are pc2100. well pc2100(uhh 266mhz...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading RAM???, neverwinter nights 2, memory scanner
neverwinter nights 2, memory scanner, upgrading ram: Use the computer you want to upgrade and go to www.crucial.com and use the memory scanner. It will scan your system, tell you what you have, what you can put in, and if there are any compatibility issues. If you cant use your girlfriend s RAM then you can...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading ram???, neverwinter nights 2, added memory
neverwinter nights 2, added memory, motherboard manufacturer: Hi Usually no damaged will occur by installing the incompatible speed memory. The system will squeal or it will not run at all. The DDR2 modules are a different physical configuration than the DDR (so they should not fit physically in the DDR slot),...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading and repairing PC, voodoo card, computer scenario
voodoo card, computer scenario, front side bus: hi katleena, i d be very interested in knowing what all this information is for, if you wouldn t mind sharing. ok so to ur questions: A. 1600 MB/s, this is the maximum for DDR B. http://www.overclock.net/amd-general/13012-overclockers-calculator.html...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading video card, port usb card, nvidia g force
port usb card, nvidia g force, standard vga: Hi Armando: There probably is a BIOS setting to change to disable the on-board video. Install the video card. Remember to remove the AC cord from the power supply before working inside the case, as there is power to the motherboard with just the front...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: upgrading, whats in my computer, emachine t2042
whats in my computer, emachine t2042, adding memory: Hi Jackie, Unfortunately those details dont really tell me much in the way of what might be in your system. An easy way to find out is to right mouse click My Computer on the desk top and select properties from the drop down menu then look to see what...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb bandwidh problem, 384mb sdram, video drivers
384mb sdram, video drivers, webcam 1: Dear Kesavakumar, I am very sorry for the delay in answering your question as I was not keeping well from few days. This could occur if the video driver is not installed or is not installed correctly. Would recommend to download and install the latest...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb connection, windows task bar, coin type
windows task bar, coin type, computer building: Hi Marcel: For a USB adapter, you can purchase a USB card that installs in a PCI slot (the white plastic slot) on the motherboard of a desktop computer, and has 2 or 4 USB connectors that are accessable from the back of the computer. The USB card will...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb hard drive enclosures, paragon partition manager, hard drive enclosure
paragon partition manager, hard drive enclosure, usb ports: Paragon Partition Manager Pro v8.5 will get you going. I ve used it on a 500Gb external formatted as NTFS and created a 100Gb partition as FAT32 and it works fine for the computer and probably would be fine for the PS3 although I don t have experience with...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb multi function all in 1 card reader for PC interior, p4 titan 533, cf card
p4 titan 533, cf card, usb connections: I meant that the all in one card reader is a translator, other card such as SD card, CF card can be pluged into the reader and connect to PC. so if you did not plug the SD or CF... card in, the PC will not recognize the device. so you should make sure if there...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb ports, dell latitude d600, static electricity
dell latitude d600, static electricity, usb ports: Hi Steve, Hmm... Windows XP will report if it notices that there s a short in your USB ports, so it s hard to say what the problem is... Are you getting any error messages at all? By the sounds of things, there is a high likelihood that some damage...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: usb problem, usb root hub, universal serial bus
usb root hub, universal serial bus, hardware changes: sorry for the late reply josh. honestly, i m really not sure what is causing your usb problem, it could most likely be either the operating system or the USB root hub it/themselves. firsdt, try not plugging it in the front USB hub, instead, plug your devices...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Can I use a 133 memory stick with a 100 memory stick, pc133 memory, pc100 memory
pc133 memory, pc100 memory, pc133 ram: If you ae using 2 pc133 sticks, the clock needs to be at 133. If you are using pc100 sticks, the clock needs to be at 100. Where you wearing a grounding strap when you installed the memory chips? Was the strap connected to the frame of the PC? Was the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Vaio PCV-RS510 bad motherboard?, sony vaio pcv, pci video card
sony vaio pcv, pci video card, motherboard asus: The monitor isn t recieving a signal, which is what your error message is, which means the computer isn t sending a signal. While trying to boot the computer, do the fans spin up? does stuff light up? or does it just sit and make zero noise and zero light?...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Vaio PCV-RS510 bad motherboard?, sony vaio pcv, pci video card
sony vaio pcv, pci video card, motherboard asus: Hi, I always get my second-hand bits off ebay - theres a bit of a risk involved, but I ve never ever had any ebayed bits die on me. You need to get anything socket 478 which takes DDR RAM and has a bus (also called system bus or FSB) speed of 800mhz. It...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: VGA upgrade, geforce 6800gt, ati x850xt
geforce 6800gt, ati x850xt, core frequency: Hi, I would recommend that card overall - it is a very fast card, and it can be overclocked. If possible, get Gainward s version of it, since they use faster RAM. Also consider the ATI X850XT - this has much faster memory, at 1ghz compared to the 6800...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: VHS tapes to DVD, nec dvd rw, marginal success
nec dvd rw, marginal success, dual drive: The best thing to do is to get a dual drive unit that does not attach to your computer. I have a daewoo model i believe. It has a tape player and a dvd writer side by side. I put the vhs tape in, i put a blank dvd in, and press copy. Thats all there is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: VIA KT4V motherboard, award bios, memory error
award bios, memory error, kt4v: Yes, that sounds most likely, unfourtunately its hard to pinpoint the damaged hardware given that anything (or everything) could be faulted due to the bad PSU. Generally it would be easier to replace the entire PC, if possible, given that you ll likely replace...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Via KT-133 Specifications., dram interface, quad core processors
dram interface, quad core processors, dram controller: I d buy a new system, you aren t even talking AthlonXP hardware, and AthlonXP is dead and buried and has been for a year. The best you could find for that would be a 1.6GHZ to 1.8GHZ Duron or Sempron chip, which still won t provide much of an upgrade. The...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video Card / BIOS settings problem, driver directx, bios setting
driver directx, bios setting, memory hole: Tim, Yes I have seen this type of problem before. You need to check your bios setting on the video memory hole. This has to be set for the the size of onboard memory of the card additionaly check the bios agp setting whether this is x4 or x8 etc.. Rgds...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video Card and Windows, video card manufacturer, celeron d 340
video card manufacturer, celeron d 340, agp video card: Hi Jim: Install the new video card and the modem before installing XP. You should disable the on-board video in the BIOS before installing XP. After XP is fully installed, use the video card manufacturer s setup program for the drivers. Windows may have...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video Card, meg 3d, acclerator
meg 3d, acclerator, hi art: Hi Art, Yes, it can be done (but I wish you had ordered a Dell). What I would do is go buy the card you want to install (I use an ATI 128MB accelerator/tuner/capture All-in-One card that I paid $79 for at CompUSA. Install it and try it. If your system...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video card, serial communication ports, internal bays
serial communication ports, internal bays, firewire ports: Well, the 8500GT is a mid-range card, it won t give you the best performance money can buy, but it can provide more performance (much more) than what you have now. After reviewing the prices on most 8500GT s online (around $90), I d suggest you also look at...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video card or motherboard problem, motherboad, stupid mistake
motherboad, stupid mistake, little spark: Dear Mark It really was a mistake which has done this. Moslty some of the componenets might have been burned. It could be repairable but i dont think it is worth. Better replace it. Dont you think you are lucky that its only motherboad...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video card and windows, installing windows xp, celeron d 340
installing windows xp, celeron d 340, agp video card: Hi Jim, based on my previous experience, it shouldn t really matter too much if you install the cards before or after Windows XP setup. If you were doing an upgrade from 98 to XP, I would definitely recommend waiting to install the video and modem cards until...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video drivers, compaq presario laptop, compaq website
compaq presario laptop, compaq website, operational machine: can you download from the laptop? Get the file, you will see 16 colors but you still have an operational machine. go to the compaq website and download the updated drivers! If not, call compaq and have them send you an updated disk. Good Luck -Mik...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video mode not supported HELP!!!, hyundai l70s, radeon 9600
hyundai l70s, radeon 9600, f8 key: There maybe two ways to get the card back to a lower resolution: First method would to go into Safe Mode at startup, press the F8 key while starting the computer, select Safe Mode once there open the display properties and lower the resolution. Second...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Video Problem, princeton graphic systems, mainboard gigabyte
princeton graphic systems, mainboard gigabyte, hard disk maxtor: Hi Kit: I would suggest you open Event Viewer to see a list of errors during recent sessions. Click an Start, Control Panel, Performance and Maintenance, Administrative Tools. Click on Application and System in the left pane to view any error items...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Videocard Problem, replacing a motherboard, computer gamer
replacing a motherboard, computer gamer, ati video card: Hi Rick, I hate to tell you this, but it sounds like your motherboard is going south. You may also start experiencing problems with your hard drive, CD player, USB devices, etc. etc. Sounds like you have made all the right moves troubleshooting the problem...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Virus?, computer boots, kind of virus
computer boots, kind of virus, windows xp cd: Hi Aaron, It may not necessarily be a virus, this is common behavior when your Windows installation has become corrupted in some way. The hard drive could be failing, or maybe the computer rebooted unexpectedly and open files didn t get closed properly before...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Vista installation, d drive, virtual drive
d drive, virtual drive, startup folder: Hi Ron: You can copy the files and documents from C to D, but the Widows XP operating system and any application programs cannot be copied and run from the D drive. All data on the D drive will be unaffected by installing Vista on the C drive. When you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: v.92 modem for a Cyrix 266, 56k pci modem, us robotics 56k
56k pci modem, us robotics 56k, us robotics 56k pci: Hi Tim, It is your operating system that determines the type of modem that will work - not your processor. If it is an older system I am guessing you are running Windows 98. The best modem for the buck at Circuit City is a US Robotics 56K PCI modem...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: verifying dmi pool data (VDPD), dmi pool data, floppy boot disk
dmi pool data, floppy boot disk, verifying dmi pool data: Hi Andy, Ok dont panic just yet! Windows XP has an enhanced file transfer system which makes use of the UDMA hard drives however for this to be achieved you must have an 80way IDE cable. To notice the difference between a 80way and 40way cable is easy....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: no vid feed/new mobo/cpu/ram install, cd roms, ecs rs482
cd roms, ecs rs482, video feed: Hi Nick, Either the MB is fried, or one of the components in your new system does not fit and is hanging the bus. What I would do is get the system to the bare minimum (i.e. MB, CPU, RAM, KB and Video) to start with. If you can get it to the point of seen...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: No video, motherboard specs, cpu compatibility
motherboard specs, cpu compatibility, gateway model: Hello Curtis, Ok sounds like it s not the video card but the motherboard. It sounds like you have a short in the motherboard which is frying the card the best thing would to replace the motherboard and CPU with an Intel. They are cooled better than AMD....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: putting a file onto d drive, drive cd writer, drive designation
drive cd writer, drive designation, cd rom drive: Hi Mike: Thanks for the generous feedback rating. The older CD ROM drives, 3 or 4 years old, have trouble reading CD disks created with CD Writer drives, either music or data. Also, the brand of media used makes a difference. Maxell and Verbatim CD disks...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video card?, color 640x480, driver button
color 640x480, driver button, 8mb agp: Jim, I have seen cases before where a video card goes bad , yet it still continues to function in a default 16 color 640x480 mode. However, this can also occur if the driver is not loaded or is possibly corrupted. I would go into Device Manager (Control...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video card and brightness, manual adjustments, video card
manual adjustments, video card, default settings: Hello Mike, The new video cards default settings are the reason for the change in brightness. The architecture of the chips on the video card determines clarity and memory output. The better the chips are,the better the output. The driver is the interface...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video card install, pci graphics card, award software international
pci graphics card, award software international, motherboard model: Hello, Try going to manufacturers web site and look for your video card and see if a driver for WinXp is there. Download that driver,save to desktop,and then go to control panel to device settings,update current video driver with the download on the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video card, ati radeon 9200, s video output
ati radeon 9200, s video output, outdoor webcam: Hi Nicky: The quality of captured video is dependent on the type of output the webcam has. The RCA ouput, which is called composite, is the lowest quality. An S-video output is better quality. The type of output available is marked on the camera. Also,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video cards, pci graphics card, asus a8v deluxe
pci graphics card, asus a8v deluxe, pci express slot: Hello Jed, Yes. PCI slots are backwards compatible. For example if your PCI slot is a 4x and the card is a 2x it will work. Because the PCI slot will still be able to read it. The length of the pin settings will determine if it will fit. However...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video cards, viedo cards, service tag
viedo cards, service tag, tag number: That sounds like there is something wrong with the motherboard. Has the motherboard been replaced yest? Can you give me the service tag number of the machine? I can look up the machine and see if there is something in the service history that might help...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: No video feed/new mobo/cpu/ram, post beep code, jumper setting
post beep code, jumper setting, ecs rs482: Hi Nick, Do you get a POST beep code? (Single beep or combination of long and short beeps) Look in the manual for your new mobo, there will probably be directions for how to select the VGA source, either with an onboard jumper setting, or a soft BIOS...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: No video feed/new mobo install, video feed, ecs rs482
video feed, ecs rs482, cd roms: I m guessing something is dead, try clearing the CMOS just to be safe, remove the battery from the mainboard, remove power, wait a few minutes, reconnect it all, see if it helps with the onboard VGA. I d also check in the mainboard s manual, some mainboards...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video hook up, mare island vallejo, vcr output
mare island vallejo, vcr output, confrence rooms: Hi Steve, If you are determined to stick with the USR webcam, CompUSA has an analog-to-USB converter for about $30. I bought one to capture VCR output and it works well. I did some checking on your USR cam and the new price is around $80. The problem...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video issue, dell dimension 4550, video input port
dell dimension 4550, video input port, analog to digital conversion: Hi Paul: For a system to capture video from a camcorder, the basic requirements are the following: A video card with S-video input port for an analog camcorder. These are called video capture cards. Asus and ATI have good quality cards. If you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: video mode not supported, dell 2400, hiunday
dell 2400, hiunday, last known good configuration: When starting up the computer repeatedly press the F8 key. When you see a menu choose the option for last known good configuration. If that doesnt work, next time, get the menu back and choose safe mode, that will definately work. Load up a new driver or...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: no video/motherboard, dell dimension 3000, pci graphics cards
dell dimension 3000, pci graphics cards, pci graphics card: 1.you can buy a pci graphics card to instead. in spite of pci graphics cards performance is low, it can work well. 2.I do not know how many pins does your CPU have.right now, 2.8G CPU has two types, one is 478pins, one is 775pins. so you should take your...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: No video signal on my PC, jumper wire, bench test
jumper wire, bench test, asus m2a vm: Hi Ryan. Since you appear to be a do your own thing guy I won t suggest just forgetting the upgrade and going shopping for a new PC. For several years I have been an ASUS/AMD enthusiast, so we are reading from the same page of music. When building...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: No view on the Monitor, motherboard ecs, k8m800 m2
motherboard ecs, k8m800 m2, cpu amd: you d better to find a motherboard debug card, which can find out where your PC stopped. according the situation,your PC must stopped somewhere, but we do not know. maybe the PC did not move any, at CPU side. so you need find that tool(debug card) to help...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: virtual memory, virtual memory settings, luck mike
virtual memory settings, luck mike, ram 256: Im guessing that it is so big because of pictures he put in. Try taking the file, opening wordpad, dragging the file into wordpad, and let it decode....then just take the important text and put it into a seperate word file and then you should be good to go!...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: voltage drops and irregularities, quality power supplies, front side bus
quality power supplies, front side bus, quality modules: Hi Scott: Instability problems on new builds are tricky to diagnose. The power supply should be the ATX12v type, with the second cable to the motherboard, 12 volt. High quality power supplies incude Antec and Enermax, and at least 350 watts rating should...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Want to delete unnamed folder, virus folder, sacn
virus folder, sacn, program folder: You will need to go to the advanced properties on the folder and look for the security settings. Make sure your login account is listed in security as having full control over the folder. If it s not, then add it. The folder might be a program folder or spyware...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Want to replace hard drive, gig drive, norton ghost
gig drive, norton ghost, computer hard drive: Hmmmm. Have me stumped here. I know that Norton Ghost (which I wouldn t recommend anyway) and VCOM Copy Commander can be used to copy the entire contents of the hard drive to a new drive, I don t know of one, and can t find one searching, that allows you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Webcasts, hi mike, web cast
hi mike, web cast, webcast: Hi Mike, this is a common question, and something that I wish was much easier to do. It s not an easy task, unless the individual or company offering the web cast (streaming video, etc) for download to save it, the only way you can grab it is with a 3rd party...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Webcasts, webcast, video clips
webcast, video clips, hard drive: Hello Michael, It would depend on the webcasts ability to be saved. Check out the webcasts options before you view the webcast. Some allow them to be saved,some don t. Legal issues. Check out Powerpoints ability to insert slides into an existing...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Weird Crash then constant resets, virtual memory settings, faulty memory
virtual memory settings, faulty memory, limit windows: Hi James, That s great news mate! Not good that you have an iffy Module, but good that we found it so quick. To optimise the Virtual Memory settings on your computer. Just before you start, run a disk clean up and defrag your Hard Drive(s). This...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Whats wrong?, hardware error, u switch
hardware error, u switch, stucked: The first system likely has a hardware error which sounds like it ll be replaced under warranty. While the second system sounds like it has a software error, either due to overclocking or due to hardware issues with the IDE controller or the hard drives, is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 2003 Server with Very Low Disk Space, dell poweredge server, low disk space
dell poweredge server, low disk space, gb hd: I prefer Partition Magic, but thats somewhat dated, I ve heard of Ghost working, however its a Symantec product (it ll use a decent amount of resources while running and be slow). You might also try turning off System Restore for the system to free up ~10%...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 2003 Server with Very Low Disk Space, temporary internet files, dell poweredge server
temporary internet files, dell poweredge server, low disk space: you can use DM to repartition the harddisk, but DM will destroy all data. Or you can use PQmagic to repartion your harddisk, but it will be slow. PS: if you want to release the space, you are able to delete all files here:C:Documents and SettingsTarzan(check...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 2003 Server with Very Low Disk Space, dell poweredge server, low disk space
dell poweredge server, low disk space, gb hd: I just want to try and hopefully answer your question. The way you are describing the problem it sounds like that it is the C drive running out of space. Which being it is only 12 GB is is not surprising. Now you might want to try the following first:1)log...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 2003 Server with Very Low Disk Space, dell poweredge server, low disk space
dell poweredge server, low disk space, gb hd: Hi Landon, Yes, with only 12 GB you will probably have to re-partition the drive and give more room to the system. Ghost is only useful if you want to backup and re-format the drive (not a bad idea). If you want to do it on the fly, I know Partiton Magic...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 95 Regisrty/Start up problem, compaq presario desktop, todd mundt
compaq presario desktop, todd mundt, compaq presario: Hi Unfortunately this is a problem with the system. Its too old to put any current programs on it. Your best bet is to spend like 300 bucks and get a dell refurbished computer with no monitor....use the one you currently have....a 300 dollar system will...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows 98, pci communications device, invalid vxd dynamic link
pci communications device, invalid vxd dynamic link, yellow question mark: Do you have any installation disks with the computer? Generally when you get messages like this, it s time to reinstall Windows. With Windows 9x it s not uncommon to need to reinstall about once a year. If you don t have any disks, you could probably find...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows boot error upon installation of new mobo/cpu/ram, driver conflicts, finger nails
driver conflicts, finger nails, boot error: hi Mike, i understand your pain. i recently reformatted and had the chore of backing up some 200+GB of data. your idea of putting it into another pc and pulling the data off will probably be the easiest way for you. the repair console is quite helpful...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows booting issue, isass exe, windows xp oem version
isass exe, windows xp oem version, google: Hi Sam, Just did a quick web search using Google and seems you are not alone on the Isass.exe problem. Go to http://www.computing.net/windowsnt/wwwboard/forum/22203.html to check it out. I did not get much out of the discussion that would help you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows Crash, bootable xp cd, caldera dos
bootable xp cd, caldera dos, gb hd: Hi Landon: To change the drive letter assignment, open Computer Management.: click Start, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management. Click the plus sign in front of Storage , then double...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows crash, bootable xp cd, caldera dos
bootable xp cd, caldera dos, gb hd: Dear Landon First of all you can retrieve the data from your old HDD if it is detected by your OS on the new HDD. 1. Its ok to have a small amount of space for your OS and apps. 2. You can change the drive letters assingned by going to start...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows installation, partition magic, disk partition
partition magic, disk partition, drive functions: Hello Tony, With WinXp,you have to activate the operating system with Microsoft or it shuts down after a very short time. The reason for the activation is to prevent multiple installs on different systems using the same disk. If you contact Microsoft...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows Management, windows management instrumentation, michael tedeschi
windows management instrumentation, michael tedeschi, dial up internet connection: Seems like you have a worse problem that i had originally thought. If i were you, I would backup all your documents that you may need and any other application data you need, and reformat the hard drive and do a clean install of windows XP Good Luck -Mik...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows ME Slave Drive on XP Issue, jumper settings, slave drive
jumper settings, slave drive, usb ports: Hi Richard, I think the problem is with your external enclosure. Your hard drive is probably an IDE device and you would need a IDE-to-USB conversion bridge to get it to talk to a USB port. If you ARE using a IDE-USB converter the problem could be with...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows VISTA vs XP, dell computers, new vista
dell computers, new vista, revisions: Hello By all means, you should stick with Windows XP Professional. Vista is garbage. It needs many more revisions to work properly. Its slow, and doesnt operate the way people want it to. I sell dell computers and all the models that I get for people...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows Vista, rule of thumb, kinks
rule of thumb, kinks, new operating system: Hey Jaye, Vista looks really nice and it works well. However, you should always, as a rule of thumb, wait about a year before getting a new operating system so they have time to work out all the kinks. I personally will not upgrade yet. I like Windows...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows XP constantly restarts, software/hardware issues, ac3 audio codec, aoe iii
ac3 audio codec, aoe iii, middle earth ii: ahhh AOE III, i just got the expansion for that but i haven t had time to check it out yet. i ve been going back through knights of the old republic ii and battle for middle earth ii lately. i know AOE III had some .dll file issues, but for me the game wouldn...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows XP Home startup problem, kernel data inpage error, unknown hard error
kernel data inpage error, unknown hard error, hard disk drive: Hi Sagar, It looks like your hard disk drive is almost gone (if not dead already). I would get a new drive an install all in it. If you have any data you want to retrieve from the ailing drive, you can try installing it as slave drive in a different system,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows XP memory limit, memory allocations, support asus
memory allocations, support asus, 4gb memory: Copied from http://support.asus.com/faq/faq.aspx?SLanguage=en-us (the site won t allow direct linking to this issue, however it does have the answer): I have install total 4GB memory on my motherboard. However, it can only recognize around 3.1GB or less....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows XP service pack 2 blew my system, bios beeps, post beeps
bios beeps, post beeps, shuttle ak32vn: Disconnect everything from the motherboard except the video card, the power and the floppy drive (and keyboard). Then turn the machine on. Do you get any BIOS beeps or POST beeps? If not, remove the video and repeat. Same check, if not, remove the memory...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows xp reboot, computer literacy, video driver
computer literacy, video driver, screen mode: Sorry Karelyn, The problem looks like a bad video driver, and the way to fix it has to do with finding which one it is and removing it. That requires some computer literacy. The best suggestion I can make is take it to a technician so it can be troubleshooted...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Windows ME, creating a home network, photo work
creating a home network, photo work, internet surfing: I would agree, Windows ME is often considered to be one of the worst versions of Windows ever released. Windows XP is built off of a totally different foundation, which is much more stable. In other words, you might have to reboot once a week instead of...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Wireless Card, dell dimension xps, wireless router
dell dimension xps, wireless router, dell dimension: Hi Jim, Yes, you can connect the XPS to the router wirelessly. W98 can be an issue, since it lacks of USB support. You may want to consider an upgrade, but if not, I would suggest to look for a PCI adapter. You can look at your local BestBuy, CompUSA...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Wirells card, dell dimension 2100, mini pci card
dell dimension 2100, mini pci card, system interconnection: yo, i don t think you can do that... this is what i found: The primary differences between a standard PCI expansion card and a Mini PCI card are: * The form factor of the card and card-system interconnection, that is, the smaller physical size of the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Wiring Switches, computer hardware store, wiring switches
computer hardware store, wiring switches, momentary switch: Hi Jon, I also think you bought the wrong type of switch. Remove the cover from the case and trace the wires to the 2 pins on the mothewrboard they are connected to. Remove them and try shorting the pins with a screwdriver or something. If your PC...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Won't Boot after Installation of dvdr drive, recovery disc, network boot
recovery disc, network boot, configuration option: I think your jumpers may be set wrong. The main hard drive should be the master and the new dvd drive should be the slave or cable select. Thats why its happening.... If you have no idea what I am talking about then you have no business opening up a...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Won't boot, post beeps, memeory stick
post beeps, memeory stick, memory chips: Okay, your first step in troubleshooting this is to remove all the peripherals and cards except for the video card and the keyboard (no hard drive, floppy, cd, mouse, soundcard, etc.) and then boot the computer. Does it give the POST beeps and boot? If not,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I want to boot my HDD from another PC, hardware id, hdd
hardware id, hdd, hard drive: Hi, I m afraid this cannot be done because Windows Xp writes a differnent hardware ID to each installation, so if you put it in another machine the hardware won t match and it won t boot up. Since the programs were installed, there s no way of getting your...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I want to by a laptop and..., amd athlon, intel celeron
amd athlon, intel celeron, clock rate: Hi Rob, Celerons have a history of being slow and unstable. Speed wise, they are ha;f as fast as the AMD Athlon (at the same clock rate). The down side of the Athlon is they run hot and in certan notebooks the heat makes them unstable. If I were...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I want to by a laptop and..., intel celeron, athlon processor
intel celeron, athlon processor, amd athlon: Hi Rob: If you can spend a little more money, purchase a laptop with the Intel M or Centrino processor. They run cooler than the Celeron and Athlon, and the cooling fan is less noisy. My second choice would be the Athlon processor. They are just as fast...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I want to by a laptop and..., pentium line, intel celeron
pentium line, intel celeron, amd athlon: Rob, Personally I d go for an Athlon. Athlon XPs and 64 s have 512KB (sometimes 1MB) of cache memory available, and Celerons carry only 128 or 256. That is the main reason Celeron processors are cheaper than Pentiums or Athlons. Cache memory is the most...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: warnings that outlook express and help and support cannot be found, hi doug, helpctr
hi doug, helpctr, service pack 2: Hi Doug, System restore cannot fix damaged files - it only reverts your boot-up to a registry that was configured when your computer was working properly. What you need to do is download and reinstall Outlook Express from Microsoft. If you can t do...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Which way the wind blows, enermax noisetaker, fm models
enermax noisetaker, fm models, power supply fan: Hi Jeff: All power supplies made today have the fan or fans blowing the air out, to exhaust the warm air inside the case. A fan at the bottom front of the case drawing cooler air in should be used for Pentium III and higher systems. Consider buying an...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: weak battery?, computer class, correct time
computer class, correct time, daylight savings: You won t lose anything by changing out the battery for your system main-board. However, you will need to reset the time. They are cheap enough and easy to replace. I would also check to see if your computer is set to update time automatically from an online...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: weak mb ram??, phoenix awardbios, asus tek
phoenix awardbios, asus tek, bios phoenix: Your system should be more than capable of running those games UNLESS you have the detail levels set very high. I would suggest trying about medium quality and see if that helps. You have more than enough RAM, that is not the problem, and I do not belive...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: webcam, party software, compatable
party software, compatable, creative labs: I m guessing theres more to the webcam s name than I m seeing, or than you ve sent, that isn t a problem, as the procedure remains the same. Just take the full name of the product and type it into your favorite search engine, and see what comes up, if a website...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: whirring of cpu, power supply fan, critical function
power supply fan, critical function, micro chip: Hi Harriet, First, your CPU is a little micro-chip about 2 square and nothing in it moves. Therefore, it cannot be whirring . If you mean you are hearing a noise from your computer , or tower , then I can help you. There are normally two things...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: win installation prob, verifying pool data, fic motherboard
verifying pool data, fic motherboard, pentium 111: I m assuming you are trying to install XP on this drive. Some versions of XP had a quirk that could be solved by how you choose to partition the hard drive. Create two partitions where one is about 10mb and is fat formated and the rest of the hard drive is...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows boot probs, file allocation table, bad clusters
file allocation table, bad clusters, bios information: Hi Oli: The CMOS battery that maintains the BIOS information of the system hardware could be weak and need replacing. You would need to access the motherboard to remove the battery and replace it. The battery type is usually etched on the top. If a new...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: no windows boot, blue windows, windows screen
blue windows, windows screen, personal files: Hi Troy, Sounds like something trashed your hard drive - probably a virus. Suggest you install a new drive (you can get a good WD 80GB drive from Geeks.com for about $40) and reload your operating system and applications. If the old drive is still working,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows hangs, ntfs format, soft towel
ntfs format, soft towel, laser lens: Hi Tim, The steps I follow are to first verify the presence of the correct hard drive in your BIOS setup and then partition the drive using fdisk. Put XP (full version) in your CD drive, boot up to CD, and let XP do a full NTFS format. If that is what...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows login issue, new dell, hp pavilion
new dell, hp pavilion, username field: When you deleted her account you deleted the ability for that user to log onto the computer. Use the administrator account and password. I know there is one because you have to set it up when you install the OS. What username and password did you use...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows not reading correct dist space, dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive
dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive, diskpart: Hello Just use the command prompt (Start, Run, cmd) Type in DISKPART and it will load up the disk partitioning tool LIST DISK , gives a list of disks and their parititions SELECT DISK (number), choose the disk you want to change you may need to...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows not reading correct dist space, dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive
dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive, formatting windows: Hi James, The size of a hard drive is an approximation - and the actual size varies with the useable space, the type of partition, and the type of format used. Your BIOS sees the raw size of the drive (before partitioning and formatting). Windows sees...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows not reading correct dist space, dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive
dell dimension 4600, hitachi hard drive, partition magic: Get yourself a partition tool like partition magic to get your drive working at full capacity. This has to do with 48-bit LBA technology, thats why it doesnt recognize it. Anything over 137GB will have this problem unless a bios update is done and certain...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows will not start, dell inspiron 9300, dell inspiron 9300 laptop
dell inspiron 9300, dell inspiron 9300 laptop, drive corruption: Dear Dave, Please follow the instructions in the link for making sure your laptop s hardware is working fine. Make sure you are selecting the OS installed on your system and follow instructions. http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dsn/en/tree?c=us&journalid=9A4BA4D8107C11DC8AA8C3E826AFD009&l=en&s=gen&treeid=CB7B8AEB7F02A481E030A68F27287D8D...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: windows update... the killer!, source of trouble, mode menu
source of trouble, mode menu, system failure: Hi Peter, Who told you Micro$oft does something that works unatended? My guess is you got a botched download. You don t give any detail on what messages the computer may be giving in the crash, but you say it loads in SAFE MODE. Then it partially works....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: wireless internet, mobile connections, docking stations
mobile connections, docking stations, wireless internet: Hello Blade, Wireless is not my forte but I do work with people who use it all the time. Now it could be that you home account doesn t allow for mobile connections. Also when at work you may have a secure wan which you would need an account at the office...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: wireless laptop, wireless laptop, wireless adapters
wireless laptop, wireless adapters, wireless adapter: Hello Susan, What operating systems do the two computers use? When you used the wireless adapter to connect the two computers,did you have to set up a network for the two to communicate to each other? Is the other adapter an ethernet adapter with...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: wireless remotes, store stocks, change volume
store stocks, change volume, hmf: There are many such devices, I d look at Logitech s Harmony line of remotes, http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/features/harmony/us/en,CRID=2078?ad=hmf or ATi s RemoteWonder line of remotes, http://ati.amd.com/products/remotewonder/index.html http://ati.amd.com/products/remotewonder2/index.html...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: won't boot, asus p4p800se, correct slot
asus p4p800se, correct slot, crucial ram: First, disconnect everything from the motherboard. Next reconnect the power to the motherboard, put the video card back in (making sure it is in the correct slot), connect the floppy drive, and then connect the keyboard. Put a bootable floppy in the floppy...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Why won't the monitor work?, english accent, network tasks
english accent, network tasks, wireless option: Hi Bonnie, Don t worry, I volunteer on this site because it feels good to be able to help people and it costs me nothing. Windows Me is basically Windows 98 wearing a new suit. The only difference for setting up your wireless network should be the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: won't turn off, little old lady, ghost image
little old lady, ghost image, pin holes: hahaha, it s sweet when you can just come up on some loot like that huh? yeah bro, i would say that mobo is just too old to support XP, atleast not to it s fullest ability. pushin the button aint that bad for a free pc though. oh and hey you should tell...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: wont boot, crt monitors, computer boot
crt monitors, computer boot, fan speeds: Hi Vincent, The restarts you describe sound like they may be temperature related. Try booting into the BIOS Set up, and check the FAN speeds and Temperatures. How long does it usually take for the PC to crash and reboot? Do you get a warning about...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: wont post, cross my fingers, 250w psu
cross my fingers, 250w psu, computer cause: I think the wattage of your PSU is a little low. Usually the P4s come with at least 300-350W PSUs. At first glance I would go with a bad PSU. Perhaps a faulty power switch? I would check on those before the CPU as it s cheaper that way. If that doesn...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Is it worth upgrading?, watt power supply, mb dimms
watt power supply, mb dimms, agp video card: Hi Mark: The Duron processor will provide a significant increase in speed. But Windows XP has a large array of services that load at bootup, so 160 MB of RAM is a bit on the low side. So he will still have a sluggish system. 256 to 512 MB memory is needed....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: I cannot write to my 256MB PNY USB flashdrive on my Win98se computer, flashdrive, win98 machine
flashdrive, win98 machine, lock switch: Good first start by trying to reinstall the driver. It s unfortunate that Win9x doesn t have native support for USB thumb drives. Here is what I would try next: 1) Take the USB drive to another W2K or XP machine and verify that you can read and write...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Cannot write to flashdrive - perhaps a drive format problem, compatability problem, win98 drivers
compatability problem, win98 drivers, win98 machine: If I am not mistaken, you should not have to format that drive at all. I have four of them and I have not had to format any of them. I do not believe it is a format problem, but a compatability problem with the Win98 machine. DO you have the special Win98...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: something wrong with PC, power cables, curser
power cables, curser, welcome screen: Dear Szilvia It seems like you will need to drain flea power of the system by unplugging all the power cables from monitor and tower and press and hold the power button for more than 15 seconds and then plug the power cables and check it NO then you...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: something wrong, monitor test, test screen
monitor test, test screen, curser: k, did you say that you tried your monitor on your sons and it does work??? try the same monitor on another pc to be sure. i think this is bad though. same exact thing happened to me and i lost my mobo and psu at the same time. i think you mighta cooked...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: X5DPA Beep Codes, dual channel memory, pin dimm sockets
dual channel memory, pin dimm sockets, beep code: Hello Sam, Try going into BIOS, and changing to safe default mode. Other options: Clear the CMOS jumper on the motherboard. Flash the BIOS chip,if you have never done this before,it is an easy task to perform. If all this still produces errors,the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Xeon CPU, intel xeon 3, cpu intel
intel xeon 3, cpu intel, good question: Hi David, Erm good question! I have to be honest I have never tried! Technically yes it is possible but your assumption is correct about the motherboard you will need to have a search to find one that will accommodate the Xeon. Let me know how you get...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP install, gig drive, motherboard manual
gig drive, motherboard manual, service pack 1: Hi Rich: With the ATA133 controller card, you will be able to partition using the full capacity of the drive. Keep in mind that all Hard Drives are sold as 1 MB = 1,000,000 Bytes by the manufacturers. But, as you may or may not know, bytes are actually...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP install, ntfs file system, partition
ntfs file system, partition, gig: Yes. I recommend you partition the drive into at least two divisions so that things are better organized among other things. maybe an 80GB and a 120GB portion. I usually recommend creating a small 10-100mb fat partition when installing XP. Some versions stall...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP Pro Boot Problems, sasser virus, sasser worm
sasser virus, sasser worm, last known good configuration: Reboot the system into Safe Mode (hit the F8 key as soon as the Starting Windows text is displayed, choose Safe Mode). Delete the file AVSERVE2.EXE from your WINDOWS directory (typically c:windows or c:winnt) Edit the registry Delete the avserve2...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP Pro not picking up all RAM, video accelerator, computer stores
video accelerator, computer stores, megs: Hello This is completely normal. The 2 GB is basically a rounded off number. Sometime, like in your case, you will see a little bit less that yo think you should have. Nothing to worry about. Even if there was a way for you to get the .02GB (Basically...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP restarts itself HELP!!, exact error message, cpu temp
exact error message, cpu temp, system failure: Hello Press the F8 button repeatedly during startup....when you get to the menu choose do not restart on system failure then hit enter. You should now get a blue screen instead of the computer restarting all the time. I need you to read me the exact...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP start up failure, luck mike, best buy
luck mike, best buy, safe mode: maybe you can save your documents by putting the hard drive into another machine and copying the contents over that you need. Otherwise, if you dont wanna go through all that, take it to best buy and get another opinion. There may be something else wrong...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP start-up, watt power supply, pc experiences
watt power supply, pc experiences, hardware conflict: Hi Jeff, certainly an interesting problem you have on your hands. I think it s safe to say with 100% certainty that there is a hardware issue involved. The behavior your PC experiences (power comes on but nothing else happens), is not uncommon when a system...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP startup problem on Toshiba laptop, computer boots, toshiba laptop
computer boots, toshiba laptop, starting in safe mode: hey brian, alright when the computer boots to the BIOS look for an option to enter the BIOS. it will say F8 to enter configuration, or F10 to go to setup, or something along those lines. once you enter the BIOS find the settings that will allow you to change...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: XP to Vista - Internet Problems, compatible network card, mail program
compatible network card, mail program, needle in a haystack: Hi Joshua, The fact that you are able to connect for a while means your operating system, network card, BIOS, etc. are probably fine. I always start by eliminating potential software problems first and then going to hardware. Vista and whatever version...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: -------------------------..., intel pentium 4, application tab
intel pentium 4, application tab, service pack 1: Hi Cora: The Norton antivirus program will detect all type of viruses including trojan and worm types (which hack into a system). This is the only way to know if your computer has been hacked . Check the computer with the antivirus boot disk by putting...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: -------------------------..., windows xp home edition, answer right
windows xp home edition, answer right, windows xp home: Go back into the properties of the recycle bin, under the General tab, and remove the check from the Do Not Move... selection and then slide the size bar to 10%. Apply these changes and close. Create a file on your desktop in Notepad. Just type in a...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: A+, jumper settings, bios settings
jumper settings, bios settings, cpu bus: Wow it s been a while. For the first question the answer is definately D. Your BIOS gets wiped in almost every such circumstance and the manufacturer need to replace the chip. Without that, the board is useless. As for the second question, I don t know...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: More than one!, terminal server users, remote desktop client
terminal server users, remote desktop client, microsoft windows server: Hi Ellis, Unfortunately, using a keyboard/video/mouse splitter will not allow multiple users to do different things on the same computer. All users would see the same thing on their screen, and if one user opened up a program, all users connected to the...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: ?, silver disc, cmos battery
silver disc, cmos battery, problem thanks: Hi, This sounds like your motherboard is faulty. You might also have a corrupted/faulty BIOS. To reset the BIOS, look for a jumper on the motherboard near the CMOS battery (the small silver disc) labelled something like CMOS RESET . Pull the jumper off...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: ?, hay problema, problem thanks
hay problema, problem thanks, normaly: No hay problema Armando, yo tambien haboe espanol. Si no escuchas ningun beep en el arranque, es que el CPU no llega a completar el self-test. Eso significa que algun dispositivo esta colgando el bus y no es posible arrancar. Lo mejor que te puedo sugerir...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Here goes, watt power supply, nvidia card
watt power supply, nvidia card, silver paste: It sounds like a power supply problem, the new one is probably of lower quality than the old one, and it probably isn t providing anywhere near the output it should. I d suggest getting a good quality PSU from Antec, OCZ Technology, Seasonic, Corsair Memory,...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: back up, files and settings transfer wizard, direct cable connection
files and settings transfer wizard, direct cable connection, decompression utility: Hello Anthony, You ll have to reinstall all your old programs. WindowsXP doesn t recognize the programs from your old system until they are installed. If your data was compressed,locate the files in question by running a search file request. If you can...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: xp - aol, windows splash screen, ctrl alt del
windows splash screen, ctrl alt del, computer manufacturer: Dear Laura Hoping that you are using braodband internet to access AOL. Then you can start your system in SAFE MODE (keep hitting F8 after you turn on the system and before you see the windows splash screen) and boot to the desktop and then check your system...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: xp installation, hardware specs, window xp
hardware specs, window xp, hard drive: Please explain your problem in detail if you would like for me to help you out. Include the name of all Operating Systems involved and the hardware specs: RAM, Processor, hard drive (with size), other available drives like cd-rom, brand and model of the computer....

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: xp shutdown prob cont, power management devices, acpi power management
power management devices, acpi power management, chipset drivers: Hi Paul: Well I m stumpted. Click on Start, Control Panel, Power Options. See if any Power Scheme settings are available. If not, chipset drivers have to be installed. Go to Device Manager, click the plus sign in front of System devices, and see if...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: xp won't install, hardware compatibility test, kernel data inpage error
hardware compatibility test, kernel data inpage error, agp version: Hi John, In times past, the blue screen was an indication of a RAM problem. You may try swapping it out and see what happens. Unrecognized hardware could be a modem or something that XP doesn t support. Did you run the hardware compatibility test that...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Y86 ISA, utexas edu, ch4
utexas edu, ch4, lisp: here you go Bob, http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~hunt/class/2006-spring/cs395t/homework/Y86-new/y86.lisp http://csapp.cs.cmu.edu/public/ch4-preview.pdf as for the rationale: unfortunately i am not the designer of this architecture, you d have to ask whoever...

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM: Yellow light of death, cd rom drive, ribbon cable
cd rom drive, ribbon cable, hardware failure: Hi Brandon: The high pitched noise usually indicates that the processor is getting too hot. Replace the processor fan with a new one. If the new fan does not solve the problem, there probably is a hardware failure. Remove the hard drive ribbon cable...

PC Sports Games: tips for sports games, google search, fifa 08
google search, fifa 08, best of luck: I did a Google search and found some FIFA 08 tips at www.sportsgamer.com. Doing a search on their site for FIFA 08 tips should give you a dozen or so browse. There is also a forum at the site where you could post specific questions you may have about the...

PC Sports Games: brain lara cricket for pc -to download, apple mac system, mac os x
apple mac system, mac os x, apple macintosh: I am not aware of a site where the game you mentioned can be downloaded for free. It doesn t look like the game is available for the Apple Macintosh. About the only way to get the game to run is if you have a newer iMac with an Intel processor. If you have...

PC Sports Games: Need for speed most wanted, full game, needforspeedmostwanted hints
full game, needforspeedmostwanted hints, walkthroughs: I haven t played the full game, but you may be able to find the answer to your question at the following website: http://www.gamespot.com/pc/driving/needforspeedmostwanted/hints.html If you scroll to the bottom, there are a series of walkthroughs. One...

PC Sports Games: Pc sport games, video game programming, video game design
video game programming, video game design, mel maya: Here is some information I found online regarding programming languages used for game development: If you are interested in a career in video game programming, you will probably find yourself needing to think about both video game design and video game...

PC Sports Games: 2010 titles, star wars the old republic, starcraft 2
star wars the old republic, starcraft 2, bioshock: Opinions probably vary as to what PC games are the most anticipated for 2010. Here are some of mine: Mass Effect 2 - January 26 BioShock 2 - February 9 StarCraft 2 - No release date yet Star Wars: The Old Republic - No release date and may not ship in...

PC Sports Games: PES2010, google search, pes fan
google search, pes fan, graphic studio: Odd. Looking at the website link I sent you, it mentions PES2010 throughout. Needless to say, I m not familiar with PES2010 or its editing tools. My best suggestion would be to consult with people who are. If you haven t already, you may want to search a PES...

PC Sports Games: TRIPLE PLAY 2001, triple play 2001, triple play 2000
triple play 2001, triple play 2000, google search: I did a Google search on the problem you are having and ran across someone with a similar issue. It looks like it might be related to the copy protection system used on the game CD. Here is a link to an article on Microsoft s website that talks about the issue...

PC Sports Games: types of games for xbox 360, ace combat 6, ace combat 6 fires of liberation
ace combat 6, ace combat 6 fires of liberation, f1 racing game: There was an F1 racing game that was released last year for the XBox 360 that was well received. Its named is F1 2010. You can read reviews here: http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360/f1-2010 The best jet fighter game for the XBox 360 would probably...

PC Sports Games: F1 racing games, f1 racing game, ebay
f1 racing game, ebay, best bet: The only F1 racing game available for the wii is Formula One 2009 by Codemasters. Unfortunately, it looks like the game is no longer in production, which makes it difficult to find. There are copies available on Amazon, but they are extremely expensive. Your...

PC Sports Games: Real football 13, game purchases, game money
game purchases, game money, real money: Real Football 13 is a completely free download. But, it is setup as a freemium model of game. This means that if you don t have enough in-game money to upgrade certain features of your football club, you can spend your real money to buy coins for use on...

PC Sports Games: Hints, jack nicklaus 6, google search
jack nicklaus 6, google search, mouse swing: Tony, I never was that great playing Jack Nicklaus 6 because I spent far too much time working with the designer. So, I don t really have any gameplay tips to share. But, I found some through a Google search that might help out. Here you go: Tip 1. ...

PC Sports Games: JN6, compatability problems, jn6
compatability problems, jn6, silvernail: Randy, That s odd. I don t recall hearing any compatability problems with JN6 and Windows ME. Of course, that could be from people who just upgraded their operating system rather than doing a new install of JN6. Does the install program seem like it is...

PC Sports Games: Jn6 online gaming.........., jack nicklaus 6, jack nicklaus
jack nicklaus 6, jack nicklaus, game zone: Unfortunately, I believe Microsoft s Game Zone no longer supporting Jack Nicklaus 6 for on-line play. It is being supported though by Gamespy now. Here is a link if you want to sign up there: http://www.gamespyarcade.com/features/launch.asp?svcname=jacknick6...

PC Sports Games: ok, what is a graphic accelerator? and how do i get one?, graphic acceleration, graphic accelerator
graphic acceleration, graphic accelerator, graphic capabilities: I believe a graphic accelerator is in reference to a video card that has 3D graphic capabilities. Nowadays, just about every video card on the market or that ships with new computers, has some form of 3D graphic acceleration. This is mainly used for 3D games....

PC Sports Games: can't open this game..., windows task manager, windows patches
windows task manager, windows patches, game patches: Something must have changed on your system since the last time the game worked. Did you install any game patches? Did you change video drivers? Did you change anti-virus software? Did you install any new Windows patches? It can be tough to track down what...

PC Sports Games: test drive 4, test drive 4, lan game
test drive 4, lan game, forward mode: Hi ALonso, To enter a cheat code, first go to the Save Game screen. Select Slot 10, type in the cheat code and press [ENTER]. You can use multiple cheat codes together. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT EVERYONE IN THE LAN GAME USES THE SAME CHEAT CODES....

PC Strategy Games: MECH., dark templars, other crap
dark templars, other crap, tank support: It really depends what your enemy throws at you. Scout him often. Starcraft is about knowing what your enemy is doing. Terran vs Terran is about tank wars. Get tanks, and goliaths to support them against wraiths or air units if enemy has them. Get air units...

PC Strategy Games: Starcraft protoss vs. protoss, photon cannons, dark templars
photon cannons, dark templars, protoss: Hi koro, Your brother did well to go mass dragoon and DTs to hit you when you have no observers. Protoss vs Protoss games are about dragoons, and revears in shuttles. Keeping your revears from harm, and supporting your own dragoons with them. Use shuttles...

PC Strategy Games: last one....maybe, dark swarm, dark templars
dark swarm, dark templars, dark templar: Hi Koro, Try this for a start. It s pretty fun. Mass zergling rush build order. (Swarm him out) - Scout evenmy base with first overlord - Build 9/9 drones. - Once enough minerals, build a spawning pool immediately. - Build drone (9/9) - Build...

PC Strategy Games: Query Re Age of Empires 2, age of empires iii, europa universalis
age of empires iii, europa universalis, custom maps: The expansion pack to AoE2 adds several more useful items that the base game doesn t have. More improvements and several new units and automations. One automation is that you can queue farms to be built when you couldn t before. AoE3 s expansions add many...

PC Strategy Games: TATICS, battle cruisers, enemy base
battle cruisers, enemy base, game hunters: Hi Mike, Are you talking about 1v1 computer? If you are, try the following Build tower defences (photon canons/bunkers/sunken colonies) at a choke point to your base, and have buildings block them from the enemy in front. After getting a few defence...

PC Strategy Games: Terran Build Order, tank support, zerglings
tank support, zerglings, science vessel: Stefan, Go for early factory against another terran. Terran versus terran is about tank wars. You may check out the previous questions others have asked me. Most people fly an engineering bay to scout for the tanks. And goliaths for anti-air with comsat...

PC Strategy Games: Mission command and conqure 3, mamoth, cannons
PC Strategy Games: Mission command and conqure 3, mamoth, cannons, cranes

PC Strategy Games: Mission command and conqure 3, friend tyler, war factory
friend tyler, war factory, apcs: I assume you mean the Croatia mission here is a walkthrough for it Your first priority is to train APCs and Predators at the War Factory and repair all your structures. Throughout this entire mission until the convoy arrives, you must repair these structures...

PC Strategy Games: advancing In empire earth, iron and gold, gold and iron
iron and gold, gold and iron, empire earth: Make sure you get all the traits that go along with mining, like +15% gold mining and +15 iron mining. Alright I realize my answer wasn t timely or very informative so here s a follow up. Keyword: Micro. Meaning set every building that s producing citizens...

PC Strategy Games: Kane's Wrath and WorldBuilder, global conquest, medium difficulty
PC Strategy Games: Kane's Wrath and WorldBuilder, global conquest, medium difficulty, tier 3

PC Strategy Games: Kane's Wrath and WorldBuilder, global conquest, scrin
global conquest, scrin, enough money: Ok for worldbuilder, usually the problem is when I hear this is its possibly a download from a 3rd party website so its pirated. Where did you download this. As for your 2nd question, I myself have just purchased this 3 days ago, and havent had much time...

PC Strategy Games: freeware games, dune games, google
dune games, google, games on the internet: Hmm I am not sure if these are freeware but I would recomend The Dune Games (the strategy based ones), the original C&C, there are many others out there, looking with a search engine (i.e. google, yahoo) type in not only freewares but also abandonwares...

PC Strategy Games: C&C3, nod base, control node
nod base, control node, war factory: Get your Disintegrators and Seekers together and destroy the Civilian Buildings as soon as you can. You want to finish them quickly to avoid the GDI response of APCs and Pitbulls. You would want to destroy the buildings SouthEast of the Tiberium (Ichor)...

PC Strategy Games: BGH Toss, plasma shields, assimilator
plasma shields, assimilator, mass attack: HI THere, Your strategy is not bad for a walling in, tech to carriers build.. You may want to try this alternative though... Go for 2 robotic facilities and get 2 shuttles and 4 revears and make a quick drop from the back of your enemy to take out their...

PC Strategy Games: BGH Toss, zealot, 3x3
PC Strategy Games: BGH Toss, zealot, 3x3, bgh

PC Strategy Games: round 3, defensive game, uswest
PC Strategy Games: round 3, defensive game, uswest, brood

PC Strategy Games: PC, daemon tools, older games
daemon tools, older games, virtual drive: Most likely not. The newer games that are released on DVD are usually region code protected. There may be some older games but to my knowledge, a UK DVD will not work in the US. The only way you MAY be able to get around it is to make an image of the DVD using...

PC Strategy Games: round 3, last games, terrans
last games, terrans, little luck: Hi JOhn, Do take a break... you ll need some luck. There isn t really a sure win way in 1v7random... I m not for hydralisk drops as hydralisks do crap against tanks... Try this for simplier build -Sunken defence (save on the zerglings..they dun...

PC Strategy Games: zerg v 7 random, battlecruisers, zerg
battlecruisers, zerg, lurkers: Hi Zebzor, You are right to say that it is hardest to beat 7 computers using zerg. I have managed to win it 1 way though... you might want to try it.. Build an early hatcher at the bottleneck of BGH (outside your expansion)..you need to secure the expansion...

PC Strategy Games: C&C 3 Kane's Wrath, nod campaign, red alert 3
nod campaign, red alert 3, scrin: The expansion pack purely has a focus of the NOD faction, its based over as I recall a 20 year story . You can play as the subfactions in skirmish, but thats really the only way you can access them or by playing online. So really your not missing a thing....

PC Strategy Games: TvsP Lost Temple, sight radius, goliaths
PC Strategy Games: TvsP Lost Temple, sight radius, goliaths, vultures

PC Strategy Games: TvsP Lost Temple, photon cannons, lost temple
photon cannons, lost temple, goliaths: Hi kevin, It really depends what map you are playing. If you are playing protoss on hunters or lost temple, you may attempt to start by building your 1st pylon in front of your expansion (the one outside your main base). Build a forge and gateway...

PC Strategy Games: Damage Calculation, seige tank, dark templar
seige tank, dark templar, siege tank: Dear Nathaniel, UNlike warcraft, starcraft does not do decimal damage nor do % of damage. It deals exact damage. BOnus from upgrades are included.. deducting the armour for each attack. THus if a unit like dark templar does 50 damage against a zergling...

PC Strategy Games: Damage Calculation, two strikes, zelot
PC Strategy Games: Damage Calculation, two strikes, zelot, dmg

PC Strategy Games: Siege Line, dark swarm, siege tank
dark swarm, siege tank, drop ships: Hi George, There are many ways to do that... In terran wars, most often it s tanks versus tanks. Fly an engineering bay to detect. As tanks can shoot further than what they can see. Some use wraiths, but goliaths + tanks with comsat + Science vessel...

PC Strategy Games: Mutalisk Rush, cosair, strategies work
cosair, strategies work, splash damage: Hi Tristan, Mutalisks are small unit type . Dragoon deals about 50% damage to them. Hydralisks too. Therefore it is better to use other units to counter them specifically. THere are a few things in the protoss arsenal that trashes mutalisks. (1)...

PC Strategy Games: Starcraft Protoss Build Order, photon cannons, mobile units
photon cannons, mobile units, zealot: Dear Yao, I am presuming you are talking about the 6 zergling rush right? I will prefer to go 1 pylon, gateway, 2nd gateway (or forge). build the 1st zealot as soon as possible. Using this 1 zealot, and also probes if necessary, you should be able...

PC Strategy Games: Am I Hopeless with Terran?, computer opponent, enemy base
PC Strategy Games: Am I Hopeless with Terran?, computer opponent, enemy base, scv

PC Strategy Games: Am I Hopeless with Terran?, siege tanks, scvs
siege tanks, scvs, mid game: Hi Raymond, TvT is traditionally called Tank wars for a reason. Comsat kills off wraiths too fast to really make them effective... I ll suggest 1 way, and you can try it out. (1) Go for map control By doing this, means to grab and early expansion,...

PC Strategy Games: Protoss on Lost Temple
PC Strategy Games: Protoss on Lost Temple

PC Strategy Games: oval office, directx version, office commander
directx version, office commander, google: If your have Windows Vista, you will need to download the latest DirectX version from Microsoft. Google DirectX and the first or second site will be Microsoft s Download Center. The latest version is the one you want to get. Even if you have Windows XP I would...

PC Strategy Games: Protoss on Lost Temple, drop ships, lt 2
drop ships, lt 2, lt 1: Hi Ryan, Toss generally toasts zerg on LT usually. I don t really recommend teching straight to storm. Try these few popular counters Cosair Mutalisk Zealot (1weapon upgrade) zerglings 1-2 Archons among zealots MASS Zerglings Storm/Revear+shuttle...

PC Strategy Games: Protoss vs 7 random comp, cybernatics, initial rush
cybernatics, initial rush, t rush: Hi Nic, You re half right to say you are not getting carriers fast enough. This can be due to several reasons. You may want to try the following. (1) Build 1 pylon, 1 gateway to block the bottleneck. (2) Also build your Forge there, to completely...

PC Strategy Games: red alert 3 comand conquer, red alert 3, tesla coils
red alert 3, tesla coils, cash infusion: Level 6 soviets Build a Crusher Crane right away. Soon after the mission begins, you get a large cash infusion you need to spend as quickly as possible. Build a Battle Lab, a couple Airfields, a couple Naval Yards, and the Iron Curtain. Build Flak Cannon...

PC Strategy Games: How many Terran Barracks/Factories?, hive tech, mid game
hive tech, mid game, dropships: Hi Douglas, I apologise for not really knowing the map Python . However, the questions u ask are pretty fluid depending on what the enemy is going for. In a nutshell try to exploit these advantages as terran and understand their weaknesses. ...

PC Strategy Games: Carrying over user data, age of empires iii, documents folder
age of empires iii, documents folder, old computer: In the My Documents folder under My Games, there should be a folder titled Age of Empires III . You want to copy that folder over. What I have done in the past is to start a game and create a bogus home city. This will force the game to create the folder...

PC Strategy Games: Duplicate computer installations, duplicate computer, warcraft 3
duplicate computer, warcraft 3, computer installations: HI Jake, Just to answer your question... Yes you can install warcraft using the same cd-key. However you will not be able to access battle.net on both computers at the same time. However it will work for single player/LAN mode. You can also access...

PC Strategy Games: death knight, death knight hero class, warcraft iii reign of chaos
death knight hero class, warcraft iii reign of chaos, wrath of the lich king: Blizzard s original death knight concept was that of an undead spellcaster unit which made its initial appearance in Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. This death knight could be more accurately described as a horseback-mounted lich rather than the traditional...

PC Strategy Games: wow gold
PC Strategy Games: wow gold

PC Strategy Games: how people can cut down their playing game time?, power leveling, world of warcraft
power leveling, world of warcraft, time in the world: oh, i am glad you want to cut down time in playing. I d suggest first deleting your accounts and uninstalling the game. Otherwise you will just go back to it, without a doubt. The only way to quit is to make it impossible for you to play it. Then once you...

PC Strategy Games: wow gold, wow gold, hi lee
wow gold, hi lee, gols: Hi, Lee Thanks for asking me the question. Billzzard has also officially stated they are against pro farming because it negatively affects the quality of play for the regular players, creating a far steeper entry point for new players who in effect become...

PC Strategy Games: wow gold, gold pieces, level character
gold pieces, level character, world of warcraft: It s tempting to buy gold, however. I have a lower-level character in World of Warcraft that is about to reach level 40 -- which required four days of playing time to reach--and I ll be able to purchase a horse that will let me move 60 percent faster in...

PC Strategy Games: Would i get banned from WoW if i bought powerleveling or wow gold?, website www
website www: If i were to buy WoW powerleveling then transfer the character to another account would it be possible that the account i transfered him to could get banned? Maybe it is safe to buy wow gold from a safe website. www.ugamesale.com is suitable for you...

PC Strategy Games: Protoss strategies, protoss strategies, zealots
protoss strategies, zealots, probes: You might want to look at some of the previous questions asked. Many build order description and very much in detail. The last few questions especially dealt with protoss builds and strategies, even against 7 other computers. Let me know if you have any...

PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2, red alert 2, naval troops
red alert 2, naval troops, ivans: barracks are your friend then, you d have to group a mix of infantry. Try and group 3 (of each) riflemen with rocket troopers, that should be able to sustain you intil you build up your base and keep it as inland as you can so naval troops cant get yo...

PC Strategy Games: defending, photon cannons, oncoming waves
photon cannons, oncoming waves, zerglings: Hi Lan, The issue could be your initial build order. If you know that he is definately rushing... there are a few ways to counter that. (1) pump out numerous zealots to fend off the rush. (2) Build photon cannons to defend the rush. (3) Build a...

PC Strategy Games: rushing, sticky situation, lings
sticky situation, lings, futile attempt: Hi Shane, Avoid committing full scale into a ling rush then. If you do, then yes you have put yourself into a situation of do or fail. There are many other ways to start and attack, and you might want to consider the different options based on what you...

PC Strategy Games: terran build up, excess minerals, zerglings
excess minerals, zerglings, scv: Hi Shane, Your question depends on various conditions, and most importantly what is your opponent doing. Use an SCV and scout your enemy early so you know if he is rushing you early or teching. If he is rushing, you will need defences. If not you can tech...

PC Strategy Games: Similar games to Stronghold, AoM, rts titles, rts games
rts titles, rts games, cnc series: Greetings... It seems to me like you are definitely familiar with some of the more popular RTS games. Computer games seem to be falling in popularity now. They used to be the up and coming thing, but that is going to consoles now. What I personally appreciate...

PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2: Red Revolution, soviet missions, oil derrick
soviet missions, oil derrick, florida level: Yeah you see i know how to play the games. There are hundreds of mods out there so don t expect me know all of them. If your going to be so rude, piss off then. I don t have all day to play games like you do. Figure it out yourself, if your so good...

PC Strategy Games: Age of Empires 2 just plain won't run., dvd rom drive, correct cd
dvd rom drive, correct cd, e drive: The problem may be that it is looking for the disc in the E drive first. Try switching the disc and see if that makes a difference. If not, you can download a legal .exe fix for the game from http://www.gamecopyworld.com. Just remember to backup the original...

PC Strategy Games: Age of Empires, aoe 2, aoe 3
aoe 2, aoe 3, matchmaking service: Sorry for the delay... In order to create a matchmaking server, you need two things 1) A server that you can control 2) A way that you can control who plays who The ONLY way that you can do this easily would be on AOE 2, because you have the option...

PC Strategy Games: Minecraft, Minecraft, Eye of Ender
Minecraft, Eye of Ender, Stronghold: Hello Tony, Every single seed in Minecraft has a stronghold, and depending on how big you make the world (by exploring), there may even be several. They are, however, quite rare and difficult to find, especially in survival mode. If you are in creative...

PC Strategy Games: Neptunes Pride 2
Hello, Sean. I actually hadn t heard of that game before, so I did a little research. Honestly, I m not sure where to start. It looks like having a general idea of strategy games helps a lot. In this particular game, time passes slowly. This gives you...

PC Strategy Games: Best strategy games, RTS, strategy
RTS, strategy, empire: Hello, Geoff! It really depends on what aspects of those games you liked. That s a pretty broad subject to cover though. Age of Empires series and the Europa Universalis series are pretty distinctly different styles. Age of Empires is more strictly RTS,...

PC Strategy Games: Original company of heroes
Hello Alec, You are correct that the original servers for Company of Heroes are no longer online. Like a lot of the older RTS games, they ve moved to Steam. Steam has recently rereleased a lot of the older games like Age of Empires 2, Rise of Nations, Age...

PC Strategy Games: 3v3 games, defense vs offense?, food control, whch
food control, whch, drones: HI Mikkel, Well, 3v3 is all about team-work. Offense has it perks. Usually the team that pulls off a successful rush 1st wins the early game...whch leads to a tremendous advantage to win the rest of the game. In all the 3v3 competitions i ve participated...

PC Strategy Games: Age of Empires follow-up, game myst, e mail
game myst, e mail, age of empires: Well Geoff, I searched widely. I must say I never thought the game wouldnt have any sort of upgrade to the game. its really too bad nothing turned up. but i d like to recomend the game myst, and reven, they are both strategy games, you should really look into...

PC Strategy Games: Age of empires 2, game of chess, first 5 minutes
game of chess, first 5 minutes, age of empires: Personally, I like the city-building side of it. I enjoy more building my empire rather than going after someone else s territory. But if I had to choose, I d say chess. When I go attack a city, I like to plan based on their weaknesses, and take my time....

PC Strategy Games: Age of empires 3, age of empires iii, google search
age of empires iii, google search, heavengames: I would try www.ageofempires3heaven.com, or heavengames.com and select age of empires 3. To explain all the cards and decks is lengthy. That s why I miss the days of actually having a manual. The amount of XP required to advance varies per level. When you...

PC Strategy Games: how do i advance quickly in empire earth multiplayer, copper age, iron and gold
copper age, iron and gold, empire earth: the key is your economy do not create military units early on but only if you know you wont be rushed. Lots of citizens=lots of gathering=lots of resources put the full amount of citizens on each job. A key resource is wood especially gathering wood early...

PC Strategy Games: age of conquerors, age of conquerors, challange
age of conquerors, challange, pc game: well Geoff the best i can do for you now is to say try it on hard, it will be an exciting new challange on to an already successfull record im sure, i ll look for those upgrades, email me in a few weeks and i ll see what i ve got for you. Nick9000@email.co...

PC Strategy Games: age of empires, rise of rome, friend liz
rise of rome, friend liz, age of kings: Hi Liz, I guess there are more codes for AOE than the basic ones, you didn t mention which title (Rise of Rome or Age of Kings) You might want to check this link http://gamewinners.com/DOSWIN/cheats_a.html if you scroll down you ll find the game title,...

PC Strategy Games: age of kings, rts game, match game
rts game, match game, death match: hi pal, i started playing this game in 2000 and played again and again three times over, AOK is the best RTS game i ever came up with (except rise of nations is good i heard) kind of civilization you want to select depends on your taste - i choose HUNS...

PC Strategy Games: Base, question thanks, lings
question thanks, lings, drones: I m sorry..i haven t played starcraft for ages already. However, what you told me is very vague. When you talk about fastest map, which map are you refering to? Money map? Or small 64 x 64 map? Zerg survival is very dependant on using units + towers....

PC Strategy Games: BGH, starcraft university, google
starcraft university, google, rule of thumb: a good site I always use is the Starcraft University just look it up on google. Don t forget to build bunkers early if you are terran to avoid a rush situation. and keep buiding those SCV s throughout the game. If you can be a little more specific, I may...

PC Strategy Games: Big Game Hunters Map, brood wars, match 4
brood wars, match 4, tryt: soprry it took me so long to reply. I had 206 e-mails to respond to... yuck! on a 4v4 BGh situation, a quick rush can give you an early lead. You know that your oppoinents will be in any mineral patch that you are not in (since there are only 8 spots) so you...

PC Strategy Games: Big Game Hunters, photon cannons, dark templars
photon cannons, dark templars, zerglings: If 1 guy builds lots of photon cannons and go carriers, then i suggest you rush the other guy... take him out... then 2v1 the carrier guy. IF however the carrier guy has less than 4 cannons, and no units, and just go for carriers... rush him, and trash...

PC Strategy Games: Blizzard.net, getting into the game, private game
getting into the game, private game, players game: Hi todd, I am sorry to hear about your trouble with the battle.net service, sadly, blizzards own excellence has been its main problem. Where the Battle.net service is so popular, the servers are unstable due to the number of users logged on, when you say...

PC Strategy Games: Brood war Build orders, brood war, natural expansion
brood war, natural expansion, zerg: Hi Tryme[dip], Your concern for zerg vs Terran or ZvT games are a very known concern. In fact It s been known that Terran Zerg Protoss Terran. Well, this is not so however, not with the 1.09 patch. Most terrans can beat any other race. I ll give...

PC Strategy Games: my Build order, zealot rush, refinary
zealot rush, refinary, risky move: SOrry but i m not too familiar with using times. I ll refer to the build orders using resource and supply limits ok? It s pretty good to start with a supply depot your 8th SCV, then a barrack as soon as you have 150 minerals. However, getting a refinary...

PC Strategy Games: How do I just... become good?, ladder style, money maps
ladder style, money maps, boxers or briefs: lol... man, like, on a scale from 1 to Vague, you just ranked a 9.3 you re going to have to give me at least a couple of hints... what kind of race do you ususally play? are you aggressive or passive? what kind of build orders have you tried? Do...

PC Strategy Games: becoming better at brood war, photon cannons, money maps
photon cannons, money maps, brood war: Hi Ali, Sorry for the delay, cause i seldom check this email anymore. Well, basically for money maps like BGH, it s all about upgrading and amassing tons of troops. If one can survive long enough, the one with the most Carriers/battle crusiers and most...

PC Strategy Games: best strategy, zerglings, brood war
zerglings, brood war, defilers: Hi Anton, There isn t really a BEst strategy. Most people go for 2nd hatchery before the spawning pool though. That gives them the economic advantage, especially if it s built at an expansion. Usually a lurker rush is good against a human. Mutalisk +...

PC Strategy Games: C&C original (if you can remember that far back), two different directions, glitch
two different directions, glitch, bad guys: ok well to answer your 2nd question first, I would say the game was made like that or its a glitch. As for attacking you from 2 different directions i would tell you to turtle, meaning just build up base defences, dont worry about attacking units just concentrate...

PC Strategy Games: C&C Win 95, albainia, rocket launcher
albainia, rocket launcher, bridge park: Okay here it is, note, this is what I used and it seemed to work. Do not send the chopper right away. Land it as fast as possible and “hop it”. If it blows up right away, then it s all part of the scene. I am putting both scenarios on here for you, so...

PC Strategy Games: C&C, sentry guns, artillery barrages
sentry guns, artillery barrages, cluster bomb: here is part of the walkthrough that i wrote (its for this mission: At the start, you will face a force of tanks and maybe some infantry. Upgrade your overlord tanks with the sentry guns. Keep heading east until you reach the GLA outpost which will...

PC Strategy Games: Commandos 2, commandos 2 men of courage, men of courage
commandos 2 men of courage, men of courage, missions: Hi Fergal, 1) NO youdont need to clear the training... you can start directly with missions. 2) The enemy WONT attack on its own... you have to let your presence felt to them... you have to let them you that you are there and then they will attack. ...

PC Strategy Games: c & c alternatives, star wars galactic battlegrounds, command and conquer games
star wars galactic battlegrounds, command and conquer games, rise of the nations: Let s see I would recomend the following games, although some of these you might think are older, I still find them quite good. Top games: Age of Empires 2 Age of Empires 3 (when it is released) Age of Mythology + xpansion pack Other games you could...

PC Strategy Games: cant figure this out.. been at it for atleast a month, age of empires ii, exact error
age of empires ii, exact error, cd keys: The only thing I can think of is to make sure you are using different CD keys and have you tried it without the router? Are you doing this in a LAN setting (both computers in the same house) or on the internet? What is the exact error you are getting...

PC Strategy Games: Defending base, siege tanks, game thanks
siege tanks, game thanks, winning the game: Okay, after my 2 year experience on Starcraft. I noticed that if you play with Computer Protoss, they usually makes a lot of Zealots at the start of the game. Cool Tip: Build supply depots( only) to block the entrance to your base and build bunkers behind...

PC Strategy Games: Diablo, swords axes, slow learner
swords axes, slow learner, rings amulets: Hi Joan, I think its great that your husband is trying to get involved with your son in this way. It should be a good bonding experiance. Due to the release of Diablo2, most websites (Including Blizzard, the company which made these games) have either...

PC Strategy Games: Diablo2 Online, dtails, nights game
dtails, nights game, dawn of war: Well, for starters, starcraft isn t really an rpg, so I wouldn t recommend it as a good rpg to get. It is a great game, but newer games have since come out that I would recommend over it, such as Warhammer 40k: Dawn Of War. In my opinion, it is the new Starcraft....

PC Strategy Games: diablo 2 players, voodoo 3, diablo 2 expansion
voodoo 3, diablo 2 expansion, system specs: Hi Justin, Occasionally, links between characters are lost, do not worry as your character is not gone, there is a small chance you may have lost a few items from your characters last save, but from what you have described I find this unlikely. Click...

PC Strategy Games: diablo2, throne of darkness, famous games
throne of darkness, famous games, role playing games: Hi young, I play Diablo 2 myself, and it is becomming more boring these days, all I can suggest now is you get your hands on the Diablo 2 expansion pack if you do not already have it, which carries on the story line and provides more characters, places...

PC Strategy Games: Many different questions..., zealot rush, zergling
zealot rush, zergling, pylons: HI Daniel, I live in Jurong. Let s see for starcraft original no broodwar right? PRotoss build which i usually go is this Build till 8 Probes Pylon (once 100 minerals, around 8 probes) 9th Probe Gateway more probes 2nd Gateway once 150 minerals...

PC Strategy Games: Fast Production of Protoss Multiplayer, ladder style, money maps
ladder style, money maps, daila: Okay, fair enough... then some genral tips you want to think about: Do you want to attack with a quick rush, or climb the tech tree a litle faster? How and when are you going to expand? What is your opponent doing? In Starcraft, there is no get...

PC Strategy Games: Found video to demonstrate previous question Z vs P (corsair+reaver), hatcheries, overlords
hatcheries, overlords, previous question: Hi Jeff, With regard to the video. I will say an all out mass zergling instead of the gas would have won the game early on. With the toss going fast tech, expansion. Early game play might have dominated. I found 4 hatcheries early on a little too many...

PC Strategy Games: 3v3 games, defense vs offense?, mutas, ovie
PC Strategy Games: 3v3 games, defense vs offense?, mutas, ovie, hatcheries

PC Strategy Games: how do i advance quickly in empire earth multiplayer, two buildings, wall towers
PC Strategy Games: how do i advance quickly in empire earth multiplayer, two buildings, wall towers

PC Strategy Games: C&C original (if you can remember that far back), great game, full speed
PC Strategy Games: C&C original (if you can remember that far back), great game, full speed, turret

PC Strategy Games: fastest map, race matchups, zerg
PC Strategy Games: fastest map, race matchups, zerg, pvz

PC Strategy Games: Need help with Starcraft!!, ground safety, battlecruisers
PC Strategy Games: Need help with Starcraft!!, ground safety, battlecruisers, valkyries

PC Strategy Games: protoss vs protoss, psi storm, interceptors
PC Strategy Games: protoss vs protoss, psi storm, interceptors

PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge, cosmonauts, cannons
PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge, cosmonauts, cannons, power plant

PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge, war factories, moon mission
PC Strategy Games: Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge, war factories, moon mission

PC Strategy Games: Red alert mission 6, tank force, reinforcements
PC Strategy Games: Red alert mission 6, tank force, reinforcements, jeeps

PC Strategy Games: Solomon's Key, game
PC Strategy Games: Solomon's Key, game

PC Strategy Games: simcity 3000, excess electricity, surplus electricity
PC Strategy Games: simcity 3000, excess electricity, surplus electricity, fusion power

PC Strategy Games: starcraft broodwar, photon cannons, reavers
PC Strategy Games: starcraft broodwar, photon cannons, reavers, templars

PC Strategy Games: Just getting started, arbitor, zerg
PC Strategy Games: Just getting started, arbitor, zerg, protoss

PC Strategy Games: strange red alert 2 cheats, player skirmish, red alert 2 cheats
PC Strategy Games: strange red alert 2 cheats, player skirmish, red alert 2 cheats, jewells

PC Strategy Games: Terran, tanks, science
PC Strategy Games: Terran, tanks, science, money

PC Strategy Games: TvZ, turrets, muta
PC Strategy Games: TvZ, turrets, muta, spire

PC Strategy Games: Worldbuilder?, parimeter, polygon tool
PC Strategy Games: Worldbuilder?, parimeter, polygon tool, perimeter

PC Strategy Games: How to go faster, photon cannons, hotkeys
photon cannons, hotkeys, broodwar: Here s the thing. Check out battle.net for hotkeys. It will help you ALOT. At first you will need to select all your worker to mine the minerals as quickly as you can ( just select them all and point to ONE mineral ). Then calmly assign them another mineral...

PC Strategy Games: fastest map, hatchery, drones
hatchery, drones, sry: Hi, What do you usually die to? Early Rush?? I ll be away for a week.. But you can try this. Zerg - 9/9 drones Spawning pool 1 more drone to 9/9 Overlord Save larvae Once spawning pool done, build 6 zerglings (rush an enemy with them Build...

PC Strategy Games: General Strategy, air weapons, armouries
air weapons, armouries, bace: Hi, I have a web site with general tips, protoss tips, terran tips, and zerg tips. You might wanna check it out, its http://iceman268.tripod.com I wouldn t really zergling rush, because that leaves you open to things like zealot rushes and stuff. Your better...

PC Strategy Games: Hey I play original starcraft, seige tanks, jack cheese
seige tanks, jack cheese, word point: Hi, We have subway here in singapore too. A very cosmopolitan country here. Well, i really dont play much anymore. Sorry about that. But you can always ask me about build orders, strategies, counters..etc. Try start off this way. Build probes...

PC Strategy Games: Hi TrevI am looking on..., real estate tycoon, amazon
real estate tycoon, amazon, qid: I don t think there have been many games that allow you to practice real estate skills. There is one game out called Real Estate Tycoon. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006IKEM/qid=1089997880/sr=8-1/ref=pd_ka_1/103-9862152-4263021?v=glance&s=videogames&n=507846...

PC Strategy Games: heist, heist walkthrough, google
heist walkthrough, google, heist cheats: I have not heard of this game If you want cheats and walkthroughs, then the best way to find it is, go to www.google.com and type heist cheats for cheats or heist walkthrough OR walkthru for walkthroughs. do this for any game and then follow the links...

PC Strategy Games: hi it me again, aim of the game, enemy army
aim of the game, enemy army, death match: hi vinod, the whole point of creating a civ is to get a large army strong enough to attack the enemy- well..its up to u to decide whether or not. again the point is if u build more houses you hcan have more number of armies-if you have more farms more food...

PC Strategy Games: Important resources, important resources, battlefield
important resources, battlefield, army: i find its always best to start collecting more gold because when you start building your army, you need to be able to fund it, so as you build your army, concentrate on gold and wood. its best to build your strength and periodicly attack with a small force...

PC Strategy Games: im losing against older bro need help, dark templars, stratagy
dark templars, stratagy, gateways: Protoss vs Protoss games usually rely on dragoons. Just build lots of gateways and make tons of dragoons. If the opponent goes for dark templars, make sure you have some observers ready. THere s no 1 strategy to win every game. Gotta practice and get used...

PC Strategy Games: an installation problem on AOE, compatibility problem, ntfs format
compatibility problem, ntfs format, prashanth: I had AOE working fine on Win2000 but on FAT32. So if there is any problem then it is with the NTFS file system. Check on the aoe homepage for any win2k patches. It s just a compatibility problem. Happens all the time. You will soon find that this is...

PC Strategy Games: Korean bug in Starcraft brood War online, starcraft bw, brood war
starcraft bw, brood war, os platform: Hi stephen...are u korean? If not... I m aware that it works when your computer is running on a korean language OS platform. However if not, you might want to try some plugins from WinXp...but i doubt that will help. Maybe ordering a version of Starcraft...

PC Strategy Games: Lemmings for Windows 95, lemmings, best wishes
lemmings, best wishes, colours: I have not played this game and hence do not have an opinion to share. But I think you would want to have a look at the following link. It contains a detailed walkthrough of the game. I have also checked to make sure that the level you require has been included...

PC Strategy Games: Lookin for a good game..., conflict desert storm, time strategy game
conflict desert storm, time strategy game, starcraft fan: Hi Dave, If strategy is your interest, and you are looking for something where you can team up with your brother, I would highly recommend a Real Time Strategy game like Starcraft, or Warcraft 3. I myself am a huge Starcraft fan, as it is easy to learn,...

PC Strategy Games: Lords 2, direct x drivers, stratigy
direct x drivers, stratigy, ram graphics: Dear Mark, I ve heard of the game. Windows ME has been posing quite alot of problems from what i hear. It s very hard to identify the problem. It could be with the RAM, Graphics Card, Direct X drivers, or just about anything. As for suggestion of...