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How easy is it to find RD-RAM at a reasonable price?

Question: How easy is it to find RD-RAM at a reasonable price?

My nephew suggested recently that I buy some extra memory for my Dell Dimensiion 8250 computer, which is a couple of years old. Knowing that I have Rambus RD-RAM, he searched the Net and told me RD-RAM was both harder to find and more expensive than he expected.

He went to PrimeWatch and found only two websites which had RD-RAM available. Then he went to eBay and told me I could pay $400 for 1G of CD1066 RD-RAM or $256 for 1G of PC 800 RD-RAM.

I have two slots of 256 RD-RAM -- PC 1066, unless I'm mistaken -- which means I have two open slots. My nephew told me I could fill the two open slots with 512 PC 1066, which would give me 1.5 G total. Or, he said, my PC could hold up to 2 G of PC 800 RD-RAM. (All of this terminology is new to me, but my nephew appears to understand it quite well.)

I remember hearing a while back that the price of memory was dropping rapidly, but my nephew told me that seems to have changed. Is it possible that I could find better prices for RD-RAM than those shown on eBay?

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Hi all,

I'm currently looking into buying a new server for the company I'm interning at. The issue is I'm somewhat clueless about IT in general, so I'm concerned an offer I've received for a Dell PowerEdge T430 server which I've pasted below is a rip off. The price I've been quoted is $4020,10.

Here are the specs:
"Server Dell PowerEdge T430 8B, (1)*Intel Xeon E5-2630v4 Processor (2.2GHz, 10C, 25MB, 8.0GT/s QPI, 85W), 32GB (2x16GB) 2400MHz RDIMM, PERC H330, DVD+/-RW, (2)*1TB SATA 6Gbps 7.2k 3.5" HD Hot Plug (up to 8x3.5"HDD), Broadcom 5720 GbE Dual Port on board, IDRAC8 Ent., (2)*750W, No Rails, 3y NBD"

Any advice would be very much appreciated!

Also if it helps the initial uses of the server would be secure data storage, hosting an email service for 12 staff members, and if possible setting up a hybrid disaster recovery solution, for instance linking the service to a cloud based service like Microsoft Azure.

If anyone out there can suggest a cheaper and viable alternative that would be ace!

Best regards,

James
 

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My other question is how much does it cost to upgrade Vista 32bit to Vista 64bit? My software source (school) only sells the 32bit versions (for hella cheap).

Should I suck it up and get Vista Home 64bit from Newegg for $99 or try to upgrade from 32bit to 64bit (which hopefully would be cheaper)?

Answer:what's a reasonable price for vista home 64?

Buy the 32bit version from your school, and acquire a 64bit disc by other means. Your serial will work on either (Vista/Win7 are both this way).

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I am trying to find a touchscreen monitor that is actually priced reasonably. It needs to be between 10 and 12 inches and the pixel resolution needs to be at least 1024x768.

I can't find any for a fair price. They make all kinds of good ones though... for $250 and up! They can't be THAT expensive since you can buy android tablets for like $150. Even mouser doesn't carry touchscreen LCD panels anymore that have a greater resolution than 640x480.

I have managed to find ONE that has a somewhat reasonable price but it's sold by a shady looking seller. Half of the reviewers didn't receive a working unit and the other half did.

I call ******** on these prices. They don't cost that much to produce. Something like that shouldn't cost more than $100. I'm not willing to spend more than $150 on a touchscreen monitor unless the resolution is 1280x720 or greater and even then I'm not spending more than 175-200.

So where is a place you can buy these from that are priced reasonably? If there are none, can I buy a $100-$150 android tablet just for the LCD panel, take it apart and somehow re wire everything up for use with a PC?

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Hi,

I need to replace a TP-Link N600 router that is constantly dropping G-wifi. The N seems stable enough but TP-Link customer disservice is working at it's peak. Totally hopeless. I have been trying to get them to to take it back for warranty-repairs and all they keep telling me to do is update the firmware.

I had done that before I even contacted them the first time. I am now using some of their Beta firmware and still no change. I have had it with TP-Link.

So, looking for 4 x Gigabit LAN, G and N wifi at 450 to 600 Gb. An AC-wifi might be nice, but when N is working right, it does all I need. I still need G for my windows phone. {sigh}

I have just tried Zyxel, Edimax and Netgear. Returned them all as the TP-Link when running right had much better power output on both G and N ate distances. Linksys, not even slightly interested in, so what's left? If a Buffalo, I'd want a non-DD-Wrt version. DD-Wrt is great but too time consuming to configure.

Anyone with personal experience of a router they love that doesn't cost a $100+, care to chime in here.

Thanks

Answer:Decent Router at reasonable price? NOT TP-Link

I got a little-known Router from Western Digital [yeah, the hard drive company] over a year and a half ago, cost $60. When I first got it I'd have to turn the Wi-Fi off [switch on the front] about once a week to re-establish it. After about a month I got a firmware update for it and haven't had a problem since. It's been running 24/7 since 9/11 but we had a transformer blow down the road that day and were without power 6AM until about 7PM that day. Didn't help to also have 10" of snow.

I've set up D-Link and Netgear Routers and haven't had call-backs on them yet.

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Hi guys!!

Okay, my camcorder is a Panasonic GS-150 (I bought it 1 year ago and still not for sure if that was a good purchase or not, but oh well i'm stuck with it now) and I mostly use it to make movies w/friends and family. I write screenplays and direct them, act in them, what not and I'm hoping to finally upgrade to a better video editing software besides Windows Movie Maker. Now, I have no big complaints about WMM, its been very kind to me and user friendly, but I've way over-used all the transitions and video effects they have to offer. Also, my ideal software would have the ability to put a clip on top of a clip. I don't even know if that's possible, but it sounds like a neat idea to me sense I don't have a green screen handy! I am just a meager wanna-be M. Night Shyamalan here My budget is minimal and I'm hoping not to exceed $80.

Any advise, opinions, tips & tricks and what-not is very appreciated!! THANKS GUYS! YOUR AWESOME!

Answer:Best Video Editing Software @ A Reasonable Price

Hi mightyflail.On an $80.00 budget, you won't do much better then Pinnacle Studio Plus 10.5 Titanium.Looks like it's on sale as well.

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My Nokia Lumia 1520 screen got cracked recently, i already visited one Nokia care, they quoted me 21500/-. Please suggest me a good reasonable service centre in Mumbai

Answer:Is there a way to replace my Nokia Lumia 1520 screen for a reasonable price?

i cant suggest you something there since i am from another country but the most inexpensive way is to change it yourself... there are a lot of videos where you can find out how to do it... like this

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I do like the Windows 10 and I would like to switch back to my windows 7 SP1

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hello sir/madam,i have a laptop known as hp250, i want to know the price of replacing new motherboard with the existing one , so will you please give the final quatation of repalcing this.  regard,Mohammad Salema.

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I have an Excel 2003 question. I buy ingredients from a pool of suppliers. I choose the supplier based on price and availability. This is a small sample of my spreadsheet for illustration purposes. My actual spreadsheet has 300 ingredients and 20 suppliers. I want to be able type in a supplier code as shown in the first column, and have Excel return the price for that supplier under the Purchase Price column. The prices in this column will feed other worksheets. I have looked at LOOKUP, INDEX, AND MATCH functions, but I don't see how these would work. Nested if functions won't work because Excel has a limit of 7 and I need 20. The only "solution" i found is to use the workaround for nested functions described in http://www.cpearson.com/excel/neste... but I would have to create a ridiculous number of defined formulas, especially because I would also like to return other information in addition to the price. Would really appreciate some help on this.code Item S1 S1Price S2 S2Price S20 S20Price Purchase Pricemrh Prod1 MRH $5.00 PBK $5.25 BNY $4.85 pbk Prod2 MRH $3.00 PBK $3.33 BNY $2.50 bny Prod3 MRH $7.10 PBK $6.54 BNY $8.95

Answer:Find Price Associated with Supplier

First, please click on the blue line at the end of this post and read the instructions on how to post data in this forum. Then, repost your data so that we can see how it is supposed to line up.Second, if you are trying to pull multiple rows and multiple columns from a range based on the entry in a single cell, then I think an Advanced Filter and some VBA code might work for you.The problem with an Advanced Filter is that you have to manually refresh it each time you change the criteria. In essence, you have to go through the steps to recreate the filter each time.One way around this is to set up the Advanced Filter once and then use VBA to recreate it each time you change the criteria.For example, I have a database table in A1:D22, my Criteria Range is G1:G2 and I want to output the filtered data starting in G6. When I change my criteria in G2, I want the filtered data in the table that starts in G6 to update to match the entry in G2.To accomplish that, I would use a Worksheet_Change macro to recreate the filter whenever I change the value in G2.With the ranges I described above, my code would look like this:Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Address = "$G$2" Then
Range("A1:D22").AdvancedFilter _
Action:=xlFilterCopy, _
CriteriaRange:=Range("G1:G2"), _
CopyToRange:=Range("G6:J6"), _
Unique:=False
End If
End SubClick Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4 - Retail


OMG Find this thing is harder then finding a Needle in a Haye Stack... I cant seem to find it anywhere And it used to be on Newegg but the Price jumped like CRAZY!! Please some one if you have any connections help me out! Post me links or something cause I am trying to maintain this Ram... I need this specific Ram! Nothin else I must have it like CRACK! help please
 

Answer:Please God Help Me Find A Great Price For This Ram!!! :(

http://www.corsair.com/corsair/where_to_buy.html
 

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Hey all,

I had a similar post up looking for a good gaming laptop under $1100 and I came across some good machines. I've decided to just drop the money and get the best that I can without being stupid. I think the amount I was trying to budget might not work.

Now I found this one that I did like.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...&AID=10446076&PID=3946032&SID=skim2305X575088
It was recommended by a few people and it is decent. It has a 18 inch screen that I would love.

So now what I am seeking is a 17 inch or more, hopefully a solid state drive for the OS( not a must ), and one of the following video cards.

1. Geforce Gtx 480m SLI
2. Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3. Geforce GTX 285M SLI
4. Geforce GTX 280M SLI
5. Mobility Radeon HD 4870 x2
6. Geforce GTX 480M
7. Geforce GTX 260M SLI
8. Geforce 9800M GTX SLI
9. Mobility Radeon HD 5870

I'm not looking for anything used or 3rd party. So any ideas?
 

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Hey all,

I had a similar post up looking for a good gaming laptop under $1100 and I came across some good machines. I've decided to just drop the money and get the best that I can without being stupid. I think the amount I was trying to budget might not work.

Now I found this one that I did like.
Newegg.com - TOSHIBA Qosmio X505-Q860 NoteBook Intel Core i5 430M(2.26GHz) 18.4" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
It was recommended by a few people and it is decent. It has a 18 inch screen that I would love.

So now what I am seeking is a 17 inch or more, hopefully a solid state drive for the OS( not a must ), and one of the following video cards.

1. Geforce Gtx 480m SLI
2. Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3. Geforce GTX 285M SLI
4. Geforce GTX 280M SLI
5. Mobility Radeon HD 4870 x2
6. Geforce GTX 480M
7. Geforce GTX 260M SLI
8. Geforce 9800M GTX SLI
9. Mobility Radeon HD 5870

I'm not looking for anything used or 3rd party. So any ideas?

Answer:Help me find a Gaming Laptop with no price cap Part 2

You might try configuring your own:

AVA Direct

My desktop is from them, great quality and pricing.

You can also do some googling for the "boutique" gaming laptop builders:

Google

A Guy

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Hey all,

I had a similar post up looking for a good gaming laptop under $1100 and I came across some good machines. I've decided to just drop the money and get the best that I can without being stupid. I think the amount I was trying to budget might not work.

Now I found this one that I did like.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...&AID=10446076&PID=3946032&SID=skim2305X575088
It was recommended by a few people and it is decent. It has a 18 inch screen that I would love.

So now what I am seeking is a 17 inch or more, hopefully a solid state drive for the OS( not a must ), and one of the following video cards.

1. Geforce Gtx 480m SLI
2. Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3. Geforce GTX 285M SLI
4. Geforce GTX 280M SLI
5. Mobility Radeon HD 4870 x2
6. Geforce GTX 480M
7. Geforce GTX 260M SLI
8. Geforce 9800M GTX SLI
9. Mobility Radeon HD 5870

I'm not looking for anything used or 3rd party. So any ideas?
 

Answer:Help me find a Gaming Laptop with no price cap Part 2

No price cap eh?

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+...teBook Intel Core i7 720QM&contract_desc=null
 

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I am looking for a formula to compare various price list in the pharmacy,
My pharmacy buys about 20000 lines every month. I have 4-5 suppliers, I want to know which supplier is most cost effective in a perticular month.
I get fixed reimbursement for every product and I want to know which supplier is most cost effective for that month.
I am attaching a excel sheeet to explian it further.
Note. I need to refine the price list as price list are not similar from each supplier.
 

Answer:excel formula help to find better price list

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Hi, I am trying to work out the formula for a spreadsheet I have, I need to know a retail price from the following information, List price, times by 5% then divide by xchange rate and times by Qty

Answer:Excel: Find List Price Based On Exchange Rate

Without any examples of what you expect, try this:
A B C D E
1 List Price 5% Xchng Rate Qty Total
2 10.00 .05 .73 100
In cell E2 enter the formula: =((A2*B2)/C2)*D2See how that works.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Got this tower second hand that seems to be an original build based on service code but had to have been every upgrade possible back in the day.  I'm thinking this had to be a $3,000 build back in the day.  Anyway to know?
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I have a Dell optiplex 740 destop and i do alot of online  game such as  second life.But i need to find a gaming graphic card for my PC but  i don't want to pay a lot of money for an old rebuilt  Dell optiplex 740 windows 7 professional (64 bit).so any were i can find one that doesn't break my bank

Answer:were can i find a gaming graphics card for low price for a Dell optiplex 740 desktop

New Retail versions tend to have drivers and brackets and instructions etc.   I buy used/Refirb/Open Box now cuz they are cheaper and since I already bought the full retail package I have the driver disk and instructions etc.

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I have a Dell optiplex 740 destop and i do alot of online  game such as  second life.But i need to find a gaming graphic card for my PC but  i don't want to pay a lot of money for an old rebuilt  Dell optiplex 740 windows 7 professional (64 bit).so any were i can find one that doesn't break my bank

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Hi I Got a new computer with out a hard drive I Put my Old Hard Drive In my new computer and it didn't work.  Some one else told me that my windows on my hard drive is different to what my motherboard is Used too all ready.  The help i need if it works is:-My hard drive as Windows 2000 on it - (which is not what my new computer (motherboard is used too) so..........how do i get rid of my windows on hard drive?....and then use the        driver & utilities CD to get the computer to work?       I have a cd which is called Drivers & Utilities version 8.01After Reading this can you tell me if this would work? and the easy way to tell me how i can get it to work ?

Answer:NERDS Will Find This Easy

Fraggle... I have NEVER heard of such a thing... You can have any OS installed on a second hard drive from my knowledge. I'm going to give you a link... I want you to make sure that ALL steps are taken (Ex. Jumpers set, etc.). http://support.gateway.com/s/tutorials/Tu_842259.shtml ... Give me a shout once you try it...  [glb]Flame[/glb]

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I followed all the instuctions to rid myself of this. If anyone can think of what my problem is please help.
 

Answer:find-it-easy.org HIJACKED!!

You need to follow the guidelines in our sticky threads. And when running HijackThis:
- do not run it from safe mode unless otherwise reqquested
- do not edited or use the filtering function (it looks like you did this or you ran from safe mode)
- do not have any browsers running (you had IE running).

First, please follow ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ ME FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR SUPPORT: Basic Spyware, Trojan And Virus Removal
If you already have any of the programs linked in the tutorial please double check your version to make sure you have the latest one and that you have any/all updates for the programs.

NOTE: In order to resolve the issues you are having it is very important that you at least try to perform all the steps as outlined. If you have any difficulty please post back letting us know what steps you have completed, what you found while doing the scans if anything and details about any problems you have encountered in completing the steps. The more details you can provide the better.
After doing ALL of the above if you still have a problem:

Make sure you have HijackThis 1.99 and follow the guidelines on where to install it and how to post a log as an attachment. This is all covered in the sticky thread NO HIJACK THIS LOG FILES BEFORE READING THIS: HJT Tutorial & LOG File Posting

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Is there an easy way of finding the XP product key for my pc? I know it is on the label at the back of my pc, but don't want to have to shift it out of its position to find it! Can I find it for instance by start, control panel, or something?

Answer:XP product key - easy way to find?

click here

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Hi there, Just found this fantastic site and joined today.

My problem, I upgraded to WindowsXP and it ist telling me that after I deleted Easy CD 4 there are still dll's loaded causing problems and WinXP has stopped them from loading. How can I find what the problem dll's are and delete them?

Thanks for any help.

 

Answer:Find and remove dll's in Easy CD Creator 4

Hi,

I'm afraid it's just not compatible with Windows XP: http://www.roxio.com/en/support/ecdc/roxioxpFAQecdc4.jhtml
If already installed, you'll have to uninstall the program through add-remove software, and purchase Easy CD Creator 5, plus you've got to download the 'updater'.

Grtz.
 

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#1. Thanx for the help given me on thread Outlook express problem>>. The same thing happened again recently but the remedy of loading IE6 over existing did not work as system told me that a newer version was available and t/foe could not proceed. I found that my OE settings had become corrupt. Is there an easy way to store them off-OEx so that I can reinstate them: I had to do it manually.#2. Message rules seem to deal with incoming mail. Is there on any email programs a facility to ensure that mail to particular addressees originates from a particular identity?

Answer:How can I prevent or find easy way to recover.etc.

Further to above, I found that the names of both my POP and SMTP servers had been a;tered to xxx.0.0.1 and my user id from user-name to user name#popservername. Can anyone give advice as asked above or recommend way to avoid the problems I am encountering, please?

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Below is Card.java.

public class Card
{
public String rank = "0";
public char suit = '0';
}

Below is Deck.java which has the main routine.

public class Deck
{
public Card[] cards;

public Deck() {
cards = new Card[52];
cards[0].suit = 'D';
}

public static void main(String[] args)
{
Deck deckOfCards = new Deck();
}

}
I get NullPointerException: null
at this line:
cards[0].suit = 'D';
 

Answer:Easy Java problem -- I CAN'T FIND THE BUG!

Hi ajaytemp,

It's normal. The array of Card objects contains nothing.

Solution :

You replace the line cards[0].suit = 'D'; with this :
Card a = new Card();
a.suit = 'D';
cards[0] = a;
Edit :

Also, the line cards = new Card[52]; is only meant to allocate the needed space for 52 Card objects in memory.
 

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Everything (Easy CD Creator 5) was working fine and dandy until my friend installed ver. 6 on my PC. It then refused to boot. Finally, I was able to boot up, by uplugging both optical drives, and uninstalled Easy CD Creator 6, but one driver was left behind. I have since installed Nero.

Now when I boot up my machine, I get a windows message stating that the leftover Easy CD Creator driver has been disabled due to instability issues but it doesn't give me the file name so I can remove it.

I think this is the reason why Nero will hard lock when attempting to burn a CD in "Disk at once" format.

So does anyone know how do I find the file name and remove it?

Machine:
Win XP prof. SP1
AMD 3000+
Dragon Soyo KT400 Platinum
1GB PC2700
Radeon 9800Pro slightly OCd.
 

Answer:How to find & remove an Easy CD creator 6 driver.

See if you can find any help here http://www.plextor.com/english/support/faqs/faq_sw.html
 

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i am trying to find the folder on the hard drive that contains all the pictures and videos that i have looked at on the internet.does anyone know?i have windows vista and am using IE7.Anyone who can find this is a champ.ive pulled all my hair looking.
 

Answer:cant find history folder.trust me its not easy

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Alright, stick with me on this.

I just reinstalled windows and the CD that I could have swore kept the Mobo drivers on it isn't responding to the machine. I there anyway to either find out what the mystery sound drivers are to install them, or get the make and model of the Mobo without cracking open the box?

I know there is software out there that does it, but I've been at this for awhile, can someone else think for me?
 

Answer:Easy Way to find driver's for an known sound card

Look in Device Manager for a device with a yellow question mark. If you right click it and click on tabs in the window that opens, does one show the hardware device ID? It looks something similar to "PCI\VEN_1106&DEV_3065&SUBSYS_01021106&REV_78....". (Your sound card will be different).

That information will tell us what sound card you have.
 

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i have downloaded all the spyware, adware, blastware and you name it - and none of them have the hijacker listed that has taken over my browser.
mine is about:blank like everyone else, but mine is defaulting to find-it-easy.org and e-path.com -
I am disabled so rather than working outside the home i rely on my computer to make me enough money to live on so i still feel independent and not on any government funded programs but i have not been able to much of anything since first of the year when this thing hit my pc.
any help would be so very much appreciated so i can keep myself from getting behind financially.
thanks in advance, i'm lost at this point
 

Answer:Hijacked Browser, defaulting to find-it-easy.org HELP

Hi paulalewis

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

If you already have the following products, please verify your versions are upto date and that they have the latest updates installed.

Download:
Ad-Aware SE 1.05
Spybot-S&D (ver. 1.3) and
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Run an online antivirus check from at least one and preferably 2 of the following sites
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http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/
http://security.symantec.com/default.asp?
http://www.ravantivirus.com/scan/
Allow them to clean/delete any spyware/malware or viruses/trojans they may find.
Make a note of any files flagged that were unable to be cleaned or deleted.

Install Ad-Aware SE and Spybot-S&D and check each of them in turn for updates.

For Ad-Aware SE click on Full System Scan and deselect Search for negligible risk entries.
Let Ad-Aware SE remove what it finds.
Run Spybot-S&D and have it fix what it finds.

Install HijackThis to your C or main harddrive, do NOT install HijackThis to a temporary folder.

After running your online virus scans and running Ad-Aware SE and Spybot S&D,
close all windows and start HijackThis
click on Do a system scan and save a logfile.
Close HijackThis and post your logfile here and one of our security experts will take a look at it.
 

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I recieved a message from Time Warner Cable today that a machine in my household is compromised and I must deal with it. There are 3 machines on the lan currently. For two of them I have been able to run malwarebytes and it didn't find anything. I am currently at work and only able to access the two remotely. I ran a CBL look up and it said a machine is infected with rustock. Is there an easy way to identify which machine is infected without having to run cleanup up on all 3? Also, the 3 computers have all different operating systems from XP to win7. I would have tried to run Combofix on them but it only works for XP. Any help is appreciated.

PS. I Posted this in the log section previously by accident. I didn't read where I should post this until now. Sorry about that.

Answer:> Infected with rustock, easy way to find which machine?

Some more information. I ran advanced port scanner which found 6 devices. 3 computers, 1 printer, 1 router and 1 Wii. I looked at the open ports for all of the devices and there is no indication SMTP or any port that isn't normal is open.

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Good day , i hope to find a solution through your kindnessI live in Egypt my uncle bought for me hp split from US mar 2015it get issue on keyboard attach on oct 2015 and repaired through geeksquad (replaced the slate dock board )when my uncle was on US last jan 2016after just one week when he came back to Egypt it got hardware failurei try to solve it through hp Egypt agent (feb2016 ) and give them the receipt on (17 mar 2016) so i have all my rights for warranty servicehp respond that it wouldn't deliver theSpare parts while there is someone who in US find that the parts is available on 500 $ price where i shocked (the total hpSplit price is around 500$)i hope hp to solve this complicated as they have the parts why they didn't send it to their agent here in Egypt to solve my problemthere was a communicate with hp social didn't find a way to handle this problemAnd all what they can help me is to arrange for the unit to be shipped to a friend/relative within the US so that they can arrange for servicebut it isn't allowed to ship the laptop so they give me email for CEO and President Dion WeislerI send email by the problem 28 mar and there was no respond and send again on 7 apr and wait and no respond tooI really don't know who is the one who got the ability to take responsible for helpWith all my respect to you

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Help! I am using Easy CD Creator 4 on my Windows Millennium. I have made lots of CD's in the past but none in recent weeks. Now, all of a sudden, I can not find my music files. They are on my c-drive, but all I get from my Easy CD Creator is "THERE ARE NO AUDIO FILES IN THIS FOLDER". I can play my music on MusicMatch or Real Player but I can NOT find them to make a CD.
Can Someone Please, Please help me. Thanks Darlene
 

Answer:(Solved) Easy CD Creator 4-can't find my music files

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Windows 7: Okay, I just spent the better part of two days without sleep, trying to figure out why suddenly my MS Office FIND command didn't work. During that time, I uninstalled and reinstalled TWO VERSIONS of MS Office three times each (maybe four, gotta be three), along with reinstalling Acrobat, Bibleworks, whatever seemed to be the 'last man up' when I noticed the problem.

But guess what: none of the programs were the problem. The problem, was that the FIND command dialogue box was 'disappearing' to my OTHER MONITOR, which hadn't been on in days. Never mind, the graphics were only reconfigured for the one monitor. Never mind, Intel settings and Windows both agreed only one monitor was on and connected. Didn't matter: because SOMEDAY IN THE PAST MS Office HAD BEEN in the other monitor, the 'FIND' command dialogue box WENT TO that other monitor.

So the next time something disappears on you, turn on your other monitor, even if it's been disconnected for weeks.

Now I can go back to the other bizillion glitches I can't explain. Hope this one helps someone, as the complaint is all over the internet, with everyone suggesting uninstall and reinstall and all kinds of useless solutions.

Of course, maybe you have the problem for other reasons: but try this one first, it costs only 5 minutes, rather than the two days I spent.

Answer:FIND command disappears in MS Office? -- EASY FIX you'd never guess

I've had the same problem with the password box in Excel. Appeared on my "turned off" monitor for no reason at all -- it had never been on that screen before... So if I can't find something that should be right in front of me...I turn on the other monitor just to be sure, before any other trouble-shooting.

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Recently I've been unable to copy files to a CD-R using Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5.

In order to solve my problem I'm supposed to "re-create the Upper and Lower filters...." Therefore, I've gone into the registry and deleted the upper and lower filters, as instructed.

Unfortunately, that's as far as I've been able to go. My next step is to "download and run filterfixer."

Where do I go download filterfixer? Actually, I've done this once before, but at that time I received explicit instructions from Roxio as to exactly what I should do. Unfortunately, I don't have those instructions available, so I don't remember how I got filterfixer. I would greatly appreciate hearing from anyone who can help me. Thank you.
 

Answer:Solved: Roxio Easy Media Creator: How do I find and run filterfixer.exe?

SOLVED:

I did a file search and the file appeared. I double-clicked it and from that point I simply followed instructions and my problem was solved.
 

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I have a yoga 2 pro with windows 8. It was in the control panel programs list, and uninstalled it, but I actually wanted to keep it. Where do I get it? I only found the download for windows 7, but not anything for 8??? Thanks













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Answer:Where do I download Lenovo Easy Camera? I uninstalled it and now cant find it online

Hello,I have found this link on Lenovo support website:I think that it is the one you have foundhttp://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds010281Try it and let us know if it is working Richard





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I see this all the time.

"Hey my windows sticker is all messed up how do I find my windows key?"
Or "What video card do I have?"

Or even "I lost my case to XXXXXX How can i get my serial back"



1 SIMPLE answer

Download Belarc Advisor it is Freeware for home pc's , and the information it gives is just unreal.

I have heard people say "This thing knows more about my pc than I do, and I built it!!"


Here is the link
Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit, for software, hardware and security configuration information on your computer. Software license management, IT asset management, cyber security audits, and more.

Here is some pics of my pc after a fresh windows install

Answer:HOW TO: Find lost serials and driver info EASY Pics included

Unfortunately this will not work if you still have the factory preinstalled Win7 which uses a mass activation SLP key that does not match the Key on the COA sticker, provided for the purpose of doing a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

Your options if the COA sticker key is unreadable are to do Factory Recovery from the Recovery partition or disks you made from it or order from the OEM Tech Support.

There is a way to back up the factory SLP mass activation to reinstall after a Clean Reinstall but it is not supported here.

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When I purchased my Satellite Pro A120 it had on its keyboard a large circular red label - `Test it! Toshiba Easy Guard' and 'Toshiba Assist Button' but I cannot find the Toshiba Assist Button on my laptop.

Has anybody found how to access this?

Answer:Satellite Pro A120 - Where to find the Toshiba Easy Guard & Assist Button

Hi

Toshiba Easy Guard is not a single too but a collection of different notebook properties which secures your notebook.
Check this Toshiba page about easy guard:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/TOSHIBA_EASYGUARD_08/

The Toshiba Assist button would start the Toshiba Assist tool:

You can optimize the button in this way:
1. Launch the Toshiba Assist utility using one of the methods described above.
2. From the left hand side of the Toshiba Assist window, click the OPTIMIZE tab.
3. Within the Optimize window, click the TOSHIBA Button Controls icon.
4. Within the Toshiba Controls Properties window, ensure that TOSHIBA Assist is selected from within the drop-down menu list and then click OK.
5. Close the TOSHIBA Assist window.

Check this:
http://ie.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/faq.jsp?service=IE&FID=TIU0000003562

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It?s December?time for the annual holiday photo! If you?re like most people, you have a very large collection of photos to choose from. Good news because with the help of artificial intelligence features, in the reimagined Photos application, available with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we?re making it easier to find that perfect photo or video and make the most of your memories, just in time for the holidays!

Search all your photos or videos with AI
With the help of AI, we?ve also introduced an easy way to search by person, place, or thing. Simply click on the search bar and images of people* from your collection appear, making it easy to click on the person you?re looking for. You?ll also see places and things that are already in your collection. If you know what you?re looking for, a photo from the playground, a video captured at Disneyland, or last year?s picture with Santa, just type those things into the search box and the automatically tagged photos will come up in your search. That?s right, the best part is, it?s all done for you through automatic intelligent tagging, no work needed on your end.

AI-powered video creation
Ready to take your photo up a notch and turn it into a video creation? With the video creation tools in the new Photos app, we?ve got you covered, no video editing skills required! Using AI, the Photos app will automatically bring together your memories into a video for great storytelling complete with soundtrack... Read more

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Today, the price of gold sits around $1660/fine ounce, maybe Huawei should put their E173 and E220 drivers on wall st. The price per unit would surely surpass that of gold before the close of trade.
On the Vodacom website there are two downloads for the E220, a pc software for vodafone and a VMC update for the dashboard. I downloaded and installed the software for Vodafone onto the laptop, and thereafter dowloaded and updated the E220 with the VMCLite_E220_3_2_1_156_standard program.

Now, since the modem's dashboard could be updated, it would be safe to say that the modem was detected, right?
Well, this is what happens when I open the Vodafone program:

I have been struggling to sort this out for a while, and I'm sure I'm missing something so simple...
Please can someone help out?

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I found that I am not able to find a free version and it is not in the lenovo web site













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Answer:Where can I find a free version of the lenovo easy capture software to manage the webcam in my T430

Hi JohnCEE,
There does not seem to be a free version of EasyCapture for the Lenovo T430 available for download at this time.
If this software was something preinstalled there is no way to recover it if it is not on the recovery disk.
You may have to use a version of this software provided from the developer?s website.





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in attempting to update AVG to the 2011 version click here but have reached a point where I am now looking for a competent replacement. I know there are several around but having not used them I would appreciate information on the experience of others.I am considering Comodo and Avast at this stage but any advice would be welcome.Many thanks in anticipation.

Answer:I have been more than reasonable

We have been using MS security essentials and windows own firewall since we purchased a lap top seems to work very well no problems and does not slow the l/top down. will be changing over the desk top next as this works well.

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Good Afternoon, Gentlemen,
I am sorely, at least I think so, of the sound advice that you hand out, on a very regular basis.
I have had an Acer Aspire One 722-C62kk with an 11.6” screen and 4GB for a couple of years. And it has done – and is doing – the job I wanted it to do; namely to take on holidays with us so we can keep in touch with friends whilst on the holiday. But we are just back from 2 weeks in Lanzarote and I must admit that I have found it s-l-o-w. I do not know anything about chips and, therefore, would be very grateful if someone could recommend a notebook with a faster chip in it. This is where I will probably annoy some of you: I would like one that is 5 to 10 times faster!! Also I am not looking for a new notebook – these all seem to come with Windows 10 which I do not like – but a second hand one with Windows 7 preferably 64Bit Home Premium or similar with USB 3.0 port(s). I am quite willing to go to £100, but for a good one am willing to stretch up to £200. If a company that trades in second hand notebooks has options and any of you know a reasonably reliable one that would also be helpful.
I know I am being picky, but at my time of life I am getting more and more specific and that is why I am asking you gentlemen.
Any and all – no matter how rude – replies will be very gratefully received.

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I keep hearing people who have fairly modern PC's (although perhaps lacking a good graphics card) talking about buying a PS3. I would like to tell them that they should really consider spending $200 to $250 for a new video card and using their PC to play games thereby saving themselves the much larger cost of a PS3.

Is this reasonable advice? If they were to upgrade an Intel P4 (3.2 MHz with adequate memory, hard drive, sound quality, etc.) by buying a fairly good quality video card, would that put the machine into a comparable quality such that it would run most games available for the PC such that it would compare fairly well to those same games running on the PS3?

It doesn't have to be extremely high quality. I'd just like to know if it would be reasonably accurate to say that upgrading a fairly modern PC (with a P4 CPU - not a Celeron) with a good quality video card would put it into roughly the same level of performance for playing games as the PS3.
 

Answer:Would you consider this advice to be reasonable?

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Hey all,

I've been running my system under full load for twenty minutes.

I've got RMClock, CPU-Z and ATITool open to monitor, and I'm also using Orthos to stress my RAM and my CPU.

Temperatures:

LeadTek 7950GT TDH 256MB -- 90 degrees
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4GHz -- 48 degrees [won't let me overclock yet, it's running at stock speeds with a Zalman heatsink].
Transcend 1066 2 x 1GB -- 64 degrees

These temperatures seem all right for twenty minutes of full load? I'm scrambling to find a VGA heatsink at a local store, but I've been told a graphics card of this power can safely handle temperatures of up to 100 degrees.

Charles
 

Answer:Temperatures Reasonable?

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OK, I did my homework, so is this all I'm gonna need (in addition to safe surfing)?

OS: Windows XP Pro (version 5.1) SP3
anti-virus: Avast Free 5.0.418
firewall: PC Tools Firewall Plus Free 6.0.0.74
anti-malware blocker: SpywareBlaster 4.2
anti-malware scanner / removers: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44 freeware
SUPERAntiSpyware freeware 4.33.1000
clean-up utility: Glary Utilities 2.20.0.831
browser: Internet Explorer 8

Assuming IE8 is like IE7, here are the security settings I'll use:

Trusted sites security level: Medium-high
Internet security level: High <-- Medium-high to download^

ActiveX controls and plug-ins:
* Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
* Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disable
* Initialize & script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disable
* Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Enable
* Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting: Enable

Miscellaneous:
* Installation of desktop items: Prompt
* Launching programs and files in an IFRAME: Prompt
* Navigate sub-frames across different domains: Prompt

^ For some reason, IE7 requires me to do this even at a Trusted Site and even with:
1. "require server verification..." unselected, and
2. Security level for Trusted sites zone set at Medium-high.

And if my NetGear WGR614v6 wire... Read more

Answer:Is this enough to keep me reasonable safe?

Moved your thread to software considering you are not crying out directly for malware removal
 

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OK, I did my homework, so is this all I'm gonna need (in addition to safe surfing practices)?OS:....................................... ...........Windows XP Pro (version 5.1) SP3anti-virus:....................................... ..Avast Free 5.0.418firewall:....................................... ......PC Tools Firewall Plus Free 6.0.0.74anti-malware blocker:..........................SpywareBlaste r 4.2anti-malware scanner / removers:..........Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44 freeware....................................... ................SUPERAntiSpyware freeware 4.33.1000clean-up utility:..................................Glary Utilities 2.20.0.831browser:....................................... .....Internet Explorer 8Assuming IE8 is like IE7, here are the security settings I'll use:* Zone: Trusted sites   * Security level for this zone: Medium-high* Zone: Internet   * Security level for this zone: High <-- Medium-high to download^   * Custom Level button :      * ActiveX controls and plug-ins:         * Download signed ActiveX controls??????????????????????..Prompt         * Download unsigned ActiveX controls????????????????.????..Disable         * Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting?..Disable         * Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins????????????????....?????Enable   ... Read more

Answer:Is this enough to keep me reasonable safe?

You're fine.

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I put a bios password on my harddrive and it isn't accepting it and it accepts the hdd user password and they the same password...now my hdd Is saying frozen in the bios...I have my dead family member pics on there and music...I can prove it's my harddrive please someone help...I can't erase my stuff off...I also bought a external hard drive case so I can back up my data. I will be off work.....thanks and God blessedited by moderator: Removed phone #

Answer:can someone please help me...I will gladly pay reasonable

No money or phone numbers needed, I'm in Australia.How To Remove, Clear, Reveal, Unlock or Reset BIOS Security Passwordhttps://www.raymond.cc/blog/how-to-...

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Question: Reasonable prices?

What would be a reasonable price to "reimage" a machine?
(ie wipe off all the trojans/adware/spyware)

Reimage including databackup and a reinstall of the os and drivers.

Data backup being a loose sense of the term and including just music, photos, documents, email, and favorites, and just to be nice also throwing on a few apps that are essential...itunes, aim, firefox, spybot,antivirus of choice.

I know geek squad's prices...and they are...about on par I'd say for the amount of time it takes to do all of the above but what do you guys think?
 

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Do you think it`s possible?My friends mother is asking me if i can get a PC with the usual extras (ie modem, keyboard, mouse, speakers etc) with reasonably good graphics, cd re-writer, dvd rom, 17" monitor & printer....I`ve been looking but I don`t seem to get [email protected] the moment I`m trying to build another very basic computer for my wifes friend....(she only wants to pay 150---no monitor) & that`s been hard enough.Thank you in advance for any feedback

Answer:Looking for reasonable PC with extras around £400

NO WAY

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A four month old mid-range factory built computer.Functions exactly as it should, but ignoring the sound advice "If it aint broke don't fix it" i would like it to sound less like a collection of busy fans, which it has!I am prepared to spend some more and replace the PSU, CPU's fan and even the case fan.The video card fan seems blameless, stalling for one moment doesn't change the rushing noise.The PSU is probably the most justifiable replacement. It is a bog standard ATX of 300w.I wonder if click here will do the trick. (5th down the list) the 435W job)?The case fan is a standard affair drawing warm air and pushing it out of the back. It is possibly an 8cm fan (approx 7cm between screws) and draws its power from the mobo.Probably not contributing much windrush but suggestions welcome?The CPU fan sits naked on a sort of 4 legged gantry over a very elaborate dome of fine fins and Intel trade mark. Doesn't seem responsible for much noise, but again, any comments.

Answer:In the name of silence or reasonable quiet

are you positive it aint the graphics cooler as mines noisy as hell! you could always invest in some heat pipes that will cut out most of the noise!

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I wanted to hear some opinions about the situation in the office I work in.

Recently we changed accounting software and my advice to change to Office 365 was rejected. Still all 15 employees want their emails to be safe and backed up.
Some employees don't delete their emails, so I end up with approximately 10 GB PST-file size per year per user. Of course I split them year by year. The problem is that they want to keep even pst files from 5 or more years ago. Always available. My idea is now, that I make a one time backup copy of recent years and a daily backup of the actual year.
I made some tries already with EaseUS. But I'm not satisfied.
I'd prefer not to schedule it and leave it up to the employee to decide when to make the backup. So, let's say the employee leaves earlier for some reason why leaving the PC on until 7 pm or so? Also a power cut could prevent that scheduled backup entirely from happening.
Here's a list of what I need the backup software to be able to do:

- Start the whole backup process with a double-click on an icon (on the desktop). EaseUS needs more steps incl. always having to set the Shutdown option manually.
- On the destination file storage or NAS I want to overwrite the previous file, not to create version after version. Or even better: Create a new version but delete the old version afterwards. PSTs are really a hard case since you can't really make incremental backups. I also doubt that some employees will understa... Read more

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A long tale of woe that ends with some questions. Please bare with me in the background explanation.

For over a year I've been having occasional flurries of crashes, hangs and (rarely) BSODs. Months would go by with no problem, then dozens of crashes or hangs in a week. The event logs and rare dumps have not been helpful. People here said it sounded like hardware problem, but no diagnostics I ran could find a problem.

I took it to a pc repair shop which could find no hardware problem (and of course it would not crash or hang for them). The suggested (as did people on this forum) that it probably was ZoneAlarm Internet Security. They installed the Kaspersky Internet Security product (for a fee, of course) and said that should fix the problems. 2 days later it froze 3 times and did automatic reboots 5 times.

I took it back. It still wouldn't crash or hang for them. They said Windows probably needed to be reinstalled - that my update from Win7 Home to Pro corrupted something. Rather than mess up the installation again I asked them to do it (for a fee, of course).

During their attempts to reinstall Windows it started crashing for them. They succeeded on their 3rd attempt, ran some more tests, checked the configuration, and found problems with the ram. They said ram I had was incompatible with the mother board and buggy, but the problems could not be detected by the diagnostics. They also said they had to reinstall Windows a 4th time because the 3rd reinstallation ... Read more

Answer:Reasonable explanation for crashes?

OCZ is high quality, but it is also one of the least compatible memories on the market (meaning it works properly with the fewest hardware configurations)
I use it personally and have for years with no complaint. ...and certainly without the problems you describe, though I always verify the motherboard/ram compatibility before I purchase a motherboard.

If the ram is actually bad it can cause any number of seemingly unrelated problems and errors. Since basically everything processes through the ram and it can be only one stick or one specific memory address on a stick that actually causes the problem. It's possible this bad address can go for months without being used until a specific set of circumstances pops up.

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Is this a reasonable graphics card?

ATI RADEON 9800 Pro 256Mb AGP

It will be used with a Gigabyte 8VM800PMD-775 mobo

on a 2.8ghz celeron with 1gb Ram, 200gb hdd

regards,

Korrupt
 

Answer:Is this a reasonable graphics card?

How much does it cost?
I recommend a 6600GT video card. It should costly almost the same, and you get a lot more performance.

The two bad things are these:

a) You must have a good, quality 300-350 power supply, from a good, well-known manufacturer, with at least 20 A on the 12V rail, in order to have a stable computer.

b) The performance of a 9800 PRO or a 6600GT will be limited by your current CPU (is it a Celeron D or a Celeron?).

Good luck!
 

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This morning yet again I found it impossible to open my Broadband although eventually it staggered into life sufficiently for me to open a Broadband Speed check wherein I obtained 55.27 Download and 9 Upload.
Could someone please tell me if that is a good, bad or indifferent speed?
I contacted my Broadband supplier and the system is at the moment great.

Answer:What is a reasonable Broadband speed?

Sorta depends on what you're paying for. Faster than anything I get

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I'm getting about 40 min. running time from my Vaio laptop with NO energy saving features enabled, and frequent HD access. Is this about what you'd expect?
 

Answer:reasonable battery capacity?

It sound kind of short are old is your battery if more then 2 years it's time for a change.....
 

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This is NOT a serious problem, just more of an annoyance which is intriguing me.
With 4gb ram, a reasonable dual processor and graphics card, one would expect a reasonably good performance whatever the case.
My automatic startup consists of just Avast AV, Java, and Malwarebytes although l also get additional icons on the taskbar for the Network and Sharing Center and Action Center.
I use Firefox as my main browser.
I also use SuperAntiSpyware, CCleaner, and Defraggler reasonably frequently, so l know that my system is clear of any junk, malware, spyware, and that no viruses are present.
I fire the system up in the morning, bring up Firefox and all is fine, and reasonably quick.
Do a fair amount of downloading using the MiPony download manager to access rapidshare files, but with my crap connection, the max download speed seems to hover around the 280kbs mark.
I may also have two FF sessions on the go, as well as the downloading, so whatever l do after that seems to really slow the system down.
I have even run ConvertX at the same time as all of the above and the system came to a near grinding halt.
Now l know that all of the above are processor/ram hungry but surely with my specs the computer should more than cope?
Maybe l'm missing something obvious or my dual processor system just cannot cope with more than two ram hungry programs running at the same time.
Has anyone got any ideas or do l just have to live with it.

Answer:Any way of speeding up a pc with reasonable specs?

Hello Willy,

You could pick and choose between the options in the tutorial below to try and speed up the performance of your system some.

Optimize Windows 7

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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I subscribe to Norton 360 but have got the trojan Antivirus XP 2008 with its annoying porn popups and messages. Via the chat facility, Norton advisors have removed part of the problem remotely but the popups have come back and other irritations, like slow running remain.They have now escalated my call to their virus specialist and want to charge me 70 for a detailed consultation plus check of the PC and clean up. Am I being reasonable thinking that Norton 360 should have stopped the trojan in the first place and it's a bit much having to pay them to clean up. The adviser was quite aggressive saying that I should have this done straight away otherwise I might spread the virus on the internet and my ISP will cut me off.I'd be grateful for views on Norton's stance.

Answer:Antivirus XP & Norton 360 - Reasonable?

Do a quick Google for "Antivirus XP 2008", have a look at the first hit from bleepingcomputer, should be able to sort it yourself.Google is your friend.

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I realize that this is a bit of a vague question as it depends on so many things, I would just like a guideline.Pent4 2g/768mem/XPpro/quite a few progs run on startup.How long from pressing the restart to up and running again?Any comments pleaseRay

Answer:What is a reasonable restart time?

About 2 minutes in total here. Four users.If the PC hasn't been shut down or restarted for several days, it takes more time for Windows to shut down all running processes.Once Windows has actually shut down all processes, it takes about 45 seconds for it to go through the restart/boot-up before getting back to the Welcome screen.

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I have scanned this site with no results plus tried putting ISP/costs/availabilty in Google to no avail. Can someone suggest an ISP for my daughter who wants one to use from say 8pm to 8am? As she can only access it at these times a 24/7 supply is not wanted. Broadband is not an option because of the cost.

Answer:Reliable ISP at a reasonable cost.

Hi.How about Freeserve Pay As You Go? click here

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I have four rather old HDDs that are either not recognized by the system or that cause computer shut down when connected.

Is it reasonable to attempt to repair these? It is my understanding that the majority of all HDD failures are electrical and not mechanical. If this is true, then I would conclude that most problems are caused by the replaceable control board on the HD.

BTW I have a circuit board on order to attempt the repair of a 250GByte Seagate HD (a Barracuda 7200.10).

This HD seems to be an ideal candidate for home repair because it immediately shuts down the computer when power is applied. There is a direct short from the HDs' 5 volt input pin to ground. That short circuit exists even when the board is removed from the HD.

Obtaining an exact replacement seems to be the trick. I 'think' I have done that.
 

Answer:Is It Reasonable/Sensible to Attempt to Repair a HDD

It's not as simple as replacing the PCB on most modern drives, you may also have to move the original ROM chip or firmware that contains the specific drive parameters to the new PCB. Unlike older drives, new drives are all slightly different and unique. With the 7200.10 a PCB swap may work because its an older drive.
 

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Noticed today that switches with 10 GbE ports are starting to become quite low in price on eBay. Is this a sign that the price is finally starting to move or are these switches junk, lacking features or not usable to attach a server or two and start playing with the speeds?

I'm mostly seeing HP 2900's but there are others too.

edit: maybe there are just rear stacking ports? The fronts must just be sfp 1 GbE?
 

Answer:10 GbE starting to become reasonable for home?

ProCurve 2900s have normal gig ports for connecting to clients.
 

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Hello Everyone, I have a compaq 5wv-280 machine that has an AMD Athlon 900mhz processor in it. I'am able to go as high as a 1.4gig athlon thunderbird processor. My machine has 200mhz (FSB) I see that this processor is pretty expensive yet. Can anyone tell me where i can save a few dollars on one of these? Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, E J FITZ
 

Answer:Looking for a reasonable place to buy a processor.

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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HP-PROBOO...e=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HP-250-G1...e=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649
 

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Some folks may have read my other thread... About a Dell laptop that needs $1,000 of repairs 25 months after purchase.MOST products, you would expect to last at least five years before wearing out - washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, should last even longer, and they take serious abuse!... A quick inventory of my house has The same EQ I bought in 9th grade (I won't say how old it is, ahem, but it was Made in USA, and "Tattoo You" and "Moving Pictures" were the new albums I played on it!) A VCR I bought in 1994, playing through A TV I bought in 1990 Guitar amp bought in 1979 Now, I understand that technology becomes obsolete pretty quickly, but really... How long should the hardware last? I had a cassette player go bad after 12+ years - it was a bummer, but 12 years seems reasonable.So, I'd like to open up this question:[size=16]HOW LONG should a piece of computer hardware REASONABLY last?[/size]

Answer:Reasonable Obsolescence - A Survey

Well, that depend on how well made it was... If you got a "cheepie" laptop, then usually, you get what you pay for...[glb]Flame[/glb]

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I believe that I have an on-board graphics card installed on my computer. Previously I was able to use Google Earth, but for some unknown reason I was no longer able to use this programme. Various alternatives was advised via Google help and error messages, but none seem to work.My remaining alternative (according to Google) is to get a 'better' graphics card.Any suggestions for a straight forward replacement. Not into high speed gaming or fancy high capacity 3 D's. Something cheap and simple, with possible links would be ideal.Final question: Is it possible to fit an additional graphics card to on-board system!.

Answer:Cheap and reasonable graphics card

Yes it is possible for you to have additional graphics, you will have to disable your onboard graphics once you have a new graphics card.Do you know what expansion slots you have available so that suggestions for graphics cards can be suited to your needs.

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Currently I am unemployed and so when I found out that my PC broke (this is a friend's) I was devastated to realize that Windows XP (Pro or HE) both range around $100 for the standard full edition. I am currently running it off of Bart PE but that isn't much help because I can't even view pics or access the internet. My other friend told me however that you can get Windows XP as cheap as $70 for the stripped down, "No Manual, No Colorful Box," edition. Problem is... I can't find this mythical store/site. Is he bluffing or does this place exist (and where?) Thanks heaps
 

Answer:I need a complete XP Reinstallation... at a reasonable cost

I found it for $89.99 at: http://www.ztechsoftware.com/servlet/the-61/Microsoft-Windows-XP-Home/Detail
 

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I have Comcast cable. The Motorola Surfboard modem is connected to my desktop via Ethernet cable. I occasionally have to work with friend's laptops, and need to connect to the Web wirelessly, so am considering getting a wireless router. Trouble is, I can't find much info on the Web that tells me what I need, and prices go from $25 to $1200. I figure I only need something very simple, since I have no home network or multiple computers throughout the house.

So, can anyone recommend a good and relatively inexpensive router? Review in PC World liked the Belkin N, but have no idea if that's suitable or overkill or what.
 

Answer:Best reasonable cost wireless routers

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Ok, I am basically new here and have a system I built in the middle of 2007. I am trying to see if it is viable to upgrade any of the components to make it a little more competitive for the rest of this year, but I don't know that there is much I can do with it without buying multiple components.

I have:

MSI AM2 Athlon 64/X2, PC6400 mem. capable motherboard
4600+ Athlon X2
NVIDIA 9600GT 512mb
2 gb PC6400 DDR2

I am currently running 64 bit Windows 7, and despite 2gb of memory it runs well.

Basically, I don't know if there is much that can be done with this. It's kind of stuck where it is. I could get a little faster dual core X2 processor, but I don't know that it would make much of a difference. Obviously a quad core CPU would require a new motherboard and CPU, so might as well do that with a whole new computer build. I could upgrade to 4gb of dual channel memory, but I don't know that games/programs would utilize it enough to be worth it. Video card wise, I have a 19" 1280 x 1024 monitor, so I whether or not a better video card would get a huge difference in framerate at that resolution I'm not sure.

I am primarily looking at this in regards to games like Bioshock 2, etc. coming out this year. I would just like to run those newer games a little better for this year until I anticipate building a new system in 2011. I have heard a lot of people say that 4gb of memory isn't totally used by most applications yet. I have heard that un... Read more

Answer:Possible reasonable upgrades for my 2 year old system?

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Hello all,

Just wondering whether any of you guys out there can recommend a reasonable free text editor for Windows for knocking out some Perl in - I just dislike Notepad for this kind of thing...
Im sure there are loads but just wanted some recommendations...

Cheers
 

Answer:Reasonable Free Text Editor

and I only know this because I'm stuck having to learn this horrible language this quarter.
http://open-perl-ide.sourceforge.net/
 

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I' running Vista an a new HP Pavilion Laptop, with Firefox as my browser. Everything is falling into place, but when I open this Forum it is so small that I must Zoom in at least three times to get it large enough to read! I don't have this problem with anything else, that I know of. How can I get this site to open in readable size??

Answer:How to open this Forum in a reasonable size

there is a little drop down tab at the bottom left of this forum that may help

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My wireless router does not seem to be working for Internet connectivty despite many reboots. It's (Netgear fm114p) been in use for less about 10 months. The only thing I can think of is I had some wiring work done to an electrical outlet. Since then, it started requiring power reboots during the day (due to losing a signal); then within the week (yesterday), the lights are not working correctly.

Thanks
 

Answer:What's the Reasonable Life of a Wireless Router?

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I have a very annoying issue wherein the small rubber V-shaped or triangular pegs attached to the base of the extended battery of my U150 have come off; so now the laptop wobbles when I type. I've called the service center (Philippines not India), they were very nice and courteous, but had no replacement part number so they cannot replace the part even if I am under warranty! How ridiculous is that?!?!  It would be so easy to mail me a pair of pegs and I would simply superglue it on the base.  What they offered is even more absurd!  They want me to give them a $90+ deposit to send them my whole battery pack (that is working just fine) which they are willing to replace in order to get the new legs on it.  We're talking about a pair of pegs worth no more that 25-US-cents!!!  Does anyone have any solutions? Or is there some other mystical resource to get these rubber pegs replaced? This issue has been going on for two months, and Lenovo has not replied, emailed, nor called as promised by the customer service receptionist who said they would refer my claim to Lenovo.

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i have been told 1155 is going away, but i was told that just under a year ago and its not proving to be true. i just came into a little extra money, and am considering the best mother board i could get my hands on for 1155.

this is what i am looking at. and im hoping to get some suggestions and hopfuly hear from someone who has it-
Newegg.com - ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb&#47;s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Answer:help picking the best reasonable 1155 mobo available

Eventually, all sockets go away, but I haven't heard anything particular about 1155. Are you mistaking that for 1156, which is about gone?

As long as you have a good brand and a little bit of luck, I'd just shop on the basis of desire features and price/support.

What does "best" mean in this context?

That particular board is certainly more than you need for most purposes and would be a waste of money for a typical installation. But you may need each and every one of its features. I don't know.

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This is after being on for over 12 hours, mostly idle.

Meant Q6600
 

Answer:Is my e6600 running at a reasonable temp?

After 20 minutes of playing a game:


Should I re-seat my CPU, maybe get a new heatsink fan?
 

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I have installed Windows 7 on my unit, but Sound Blaster 5.1 Live is not compatible. Any suggestions? Thanks
 

Answer:Reasonable priced Windows 7 sound card

Take a quick look at this post http://nerdfortress.com/2009/06/06/no-sound-get-sound-blaster-live-and-windows-7-to-play-nice/

Sounds like you might be able to download the XP drivers and then right-click and run in compatibility mode using XP SP2 as your choice.

Might be worth a quick try.
 

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I essentially skipped Vista completely (bought it with the hardware, installed it, then discarded it) and started with the 7000 beta. Am currently toying with 7077 on a new, 3-week-old monster machine that needs to shift into productive use very soon.

Moving the "Documents and Settings" folder was easy back in XP days. It appears to be a lot more complicated now. However, after a bit of reading, I've come up with the following:
Clean install (in this case, 7077 x64) as user 'username'
Enable 'Administrator' account
Log out of 'username' and log into 'Administrator'
Continue with computer setup using the 'Administrator' account
Delete both the account and files for 'username'
Hack the registry to alter the location for new user accounts
-- [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList]
-- Replace '%SystemDrive%\Users' with 'D:\Users' for the 'ProfilesDirectory' key
Create a new account for 'username' with admin privileges which appears as D:\Users\username\...
Log out of the 'Administrator' account (leaving it active and located in the C:\Users folder)
Log into the new 'username' admin account and go about business as usual.
(There will be four additional non-admin accounts created on this machine -- all of them located in the D:\Users folder.)
My question is: Does this seem a valid approach to separating the Users folder from the system drive? Or, am I setting myself up for problems?

Answer:Moving \Users folder ... Is this a reasonable approach?

Hello Weh,

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

You might take a look at this
Personal User Shell Folders - Move Location - Vista Forums[11]=File Folder Settings

and this
Relocating your user account to another drive

Gary

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My hard drive has crashed and my local computer store was unable to recover any of my files. I was wondering if there is a reasonably priced data recovery company that can recover lost files that the local computer stores might not be able to recover.Thanks

Answer:Is There a reasonable priced data recovery company

http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm

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Hi, I've planned to buy  a  good LTE WWAN adapter for my T440 recently, but going though many negative opinions on officially supported EM7345  I think it's point less to spend many on it. I really like EM7455 but I am sure I will fall into the problem with "unsupported WWAN card ..."  which I know I can work around, but would prefer a clean solution instead. Is there any good alternative to EM7345 for T440 to get it working out of the box? Ideal would be official BIOS with EM7455 enabled in BIOS whitelist, which I believe is unlikely.             

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I currently have the following set installed:

* AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic
* COMODO Firewall Pro

* SpywareBlaster
* SpywareGuard

* HijackThis
Anything I should get in addition? Or get rid of?
Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Recommended programs (freeware) for reasonable safety?

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What is a reasonable bite rate (i.e. keep as much quality as can be) to convert CD to MP3. My ears are not very musical.

Answer:Reasonable bite rate convert CD to MP3 files?

128kbps at 44kHz is the norm and sounds good enough to my ears.

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I am using a Laptop with Vodaphone 3 G Data Card to pick up my E-Mails when I am on the road and am finding it very expensive. It is a pay as you go Does anyone have any idea if there are any that are reasonably priced to use? My definition of "very expensive" is 46.50 for a period 12.4.2009 to 28.4.2009.Two examples of my messages are as follows.216.514 KB = 0.4233.167.904 KB = 6.188 I use BT Yahoo ISP when at home.

Answer:Is there a reasonable cost 3G Data Card Service?

I have a Mobile Broadband 'dongle' using pay-as-you-go on the "3" network. A 10 top-up is valid for 30 days and allows up to 1 Gigabyte of data to be transferred. A 15 top-up is valid for 30 days and allows up to 3 Gigabytes of data to be transferred. click here

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Pulling my hair out here...

I just got a new monitor, and while installing that accidentally uninstalled the network card. Whoops. Talked to tech support and they said I had to do a reinstall of Windows to get it back, pretty much. So I did, checking "keep files". All went well, until I tried to get into my files. I used to share this computer with others so all of my files under "My Documents" were unshareable under the old system - I'm assuming that's why, when I tried to get to *my* user data, it kept telling me no. After some searching, I found a webpage telling me to reboot in safe mode, go into the folder properties, and reset the owner of those files to my new profile. I did, and everything was restored - except that the files in My Pictures and My Music are all still unaccessible. I can get to them, I can view them, the properties show that they have sizes which seem reasonable for full, normal files - but when I open any of my photos I get nothing - in the Windows Picture and Fax viewer, for instance, I get "no preview available". I've tried renaming the files, moving them, copying them, e-mailing them - nothing. The music files are the same - look normal, but when I try and play them they open up as a 0 second music file. Name and info is available, but no music.

In short: any help vastly appreciated. This is the second time in two years I've lost my vacation photos, last year my camera got stolen Maybe I need to ... Read more

Answer:files present, have a reasonable size, do not open

As an aside, save all your pictures to CD or some other source, and then you can access them with almost any viewer...
 

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Hi,
 
Yes, I have a Window's Vista Toshiba laptop, Service Pack 2.  We have fibre optic service through our local phone company and a router in the house.
 
I have my browsers set to open to https://www.google.com  for the sole purpose of phishing prevention.  If this is not what I think it is, please correct me on this first point.  When I don't have a secure connection, a message pops up saying the connection isn't secure.  I've assumed this was phishing.  Again, is that a correct assumption?  Second, when I have that message appear, often I've disconnected the router and plugged it in later, and for the most part that has 'solved' the connection problems......but, that gets old.  Especially since these issues happen often multiple times a day.  
 
My current security is Microsoft Security Essentials, which I know went obsolete with XP, but is still good with Vista (?).  I also have as a back up, Emisoft Anti-Malware (free) for scanning purposes.  I tried their 'Protection' which is given in the beggining on trial with Security Essentials deleted, but stopped it before it's time trial was up because of how slow it made the computer.  Also, I've tried Malwarebytes Real Time Potection with similar results.  I then used HitmanPro, first on free trial, than after that was over for awhile, I decided to buy into it's annual cost.  HitmanPro, I have found, scare's off the 'phish'er's most of the t... Read more

Answer:Phishing trouble concerns. How do I best prevent them within reasonable costs?

I forgot to add something that happened today.  
 
I was trying to scare the 'phisher' away by using HitmanPro as I've done before, and noticed in the screen where PUP's appear a very very brief message saying something about SUN CLOUD UPLOADING.  Of course, it was so brief, and I wasn't really watching closely anyway, so it may have said something else........I'm just telling what I think I saw.  I tried googling that, and come up with zero.  
 
 

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Greetings,

Right now with the current set of GPOs (like three dozen or so) and configuration it takes approximately 1-3 minutes for users to login. Our old computer system with terminal servers would take 2-3 minutes for users to login, or if about the same time -- there were other issues such as horribly under-specced and overloaded servers with 40 users per terminal server.

With a brand new set of GPOs (about a dozen or less) and OU structure that I carefully made and designed after spending several hours analyzing the existing GPOs and OU structure, it takes on average 16 seconds to login (best being 12 seconds, worst being 22 seconds). This uses VMware View Persona management storing profiles at \\srv-persona1\EXP_Profiles$\%username%. This is currently not being used by our North American environment.

If we use a persistent local profile through VMware View, login time is 2 seconds flat. Our Asian environment of at least 100 users uses this + the brand new set of GPOs and OU structure I created, but without VMware View Persona management (again -- persistent local profile).

At minimum, my supervisor is wanting to get the login time below 10 seconds -- aiming for 2 seconds, while using Persona management. He told me he would like to get rid of all of the GPOs (or as much as possible). I responded saying this is unrealistic and wrong, defeating the purpose of why GPOs as a feature exists and would also result in higher maintenance time and more frequent reprovi... Read more

Answer:Logon times -- what is reasonable for a 300 person remote VDI environment?

I'd shoot for 5 seconds, but 10 seconds is about the limit I'd accept.
 

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My Computer recently broke down to an irreparable level, this could not have come at a worse time since I will be cash strapped for the next 6 or so months. Though I have found an AMD Athlon 3800+ X2 system for sale for only $125AUD. Pretty much a barebones system with XP SP2, I can swap my hard drives and Graphics card to this computer.

The question I'm wondering is, due to my non-experience with AMD, I'm not sure how it will handle compared to my other ancient system.

Main uses for the computer were: Browsing, Photo-editing, Occasional Video-Editing and some light Gaming(Crysis/COD/Oblivion, only with settings set to medium and not planning to purchase any more graphic intensive games) Not sure if this computer will handle them.

Oh and incase this post doesn't already show the specs for my last computer, the basics were.

Pentium D 2.8GHz Processor
320GB Hard Drive
160GB OS Hard Drive
250 Watt PSU (Yes I know, very bad considering the video card)
Asus ATI Radeon 4670
 

Answer:Reasonable cheap upgrade for fried Pentium D system?

Sure, it'd work fine; you'll need to reformat though.
 

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Hi all,
I am on dial up connection now, i pay $20 a month for unlimited use to another internet provider on top of my normal Telstra bill and its been ok as far as $$ & speed for what i have been using it for, but my new computor will have a DVD & CD in it and i would like to be able to sometimes download movies and songs with it and the dialup i think will be far to slow for that type of use.
Its not only that, but when i use the internet on the same line as phone calls, i am missing a lot of calls and others in the house are getting pretty irrritated with me being always on the net.
I am a bit restricted as far as money goes because i am on a diability pension,
so i am looking for a reasonable priced provider that will suit my needs without going to overboard with the prices and will keep the phone clear for all other normal phone calls.
I have been looking at a few differant deals but i see that if you go over a certain amount of m'bytes they get stuck into you for excess, which looks like a bit of a trap to me.
I would even be happy with normal dialup speeds during the day [ when i can get on it] and downloading stuff at off peak times or during the nights.
Or am i asking for to much for to little?
Thanks in advance for any idea's.
Tuby

Answer:Any Aussies know of a reasonable priced cable connection provider

Try Optus ADSL I think they have packages that include your phone and some free local calls. I'm not sure about ADSL but with cable when you exceed your limit they don't charge extra they just limit you to dialup speed.

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I have a brand new W530 with the 500 GB HD -- 445 GB actual total space in C: ("Windows7_OS"), including about 85 GB of OS, pre-installed applications, and Lenovo bloat-ware).  I plan to create a separate user-data partition by stealing space from the OS partition, call it E:, and to re-direct user Documents, Pictures, etc. directories plus the Outlook PST file there.  Thus C: will be reserved mainly for Windows, Page File, Crash Dump, Restore Points, and new software installation. Any thoughts about a reasonable division of drive space between these two partitions?  Coming from Windows XP 32bit on a much smaller HD, I have little idea what to expect in terms comfortable space requriements for Windows 7 64bit.  (I realize I can re-size the partitions later, but it seems best to start with realistic allocations...) -- JCW2













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Answer:What is a Reasonable Tradeoff Between System and Data Space in Windows 7 64bit?

It is hard to comment without some idea how the machine will be used. Some applications are not very well behaved and install on the c: drive regardless of what you do. Some functions, like the briefcase functions in windows 7 are harder to get off c:, although it can be done. (I got it right the second time I tried) If you share files using briefcase, you end may up with most of your data on c:. I decided I wanted to boot from an SSD, but I needed more data, so I put in a 256GB mSATA drive and moved my boot partition there. I used my entire HD for data. That worked out well for me.

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2 weeks ago my Yoga 900 stops charging and the power cord starts making a popping sound from the wall socket (thank god it didn't start a fire).  So it's obvious the power cord is bad.  I call support and the agent says it's not the power cord and he can fix it (yes I did try to explain about the popping noise and small arcs of electricity it is making from the wall socket) so he remotes in and tries making some changes and even goes so far as to say the wall socket is the issue and not my power cord.  Finally after an hour of testing he is finally convinced that it's the power cord.  He puts in the order for a new cord to be sent out and tells me 3 business days (I'm finding out by reading through the forums that he lied directly to me as there are complaints about the cord being on back order about a month before I called) and of course after 3 business days nothing.  I then try looking up online to see if I can track the order and I find out that the ticket number they emailed to me doesn't exist.  After 3 or 4 calls and 1.5 weeks I finally get an agent who states that everything is put in correctly, they have the cord and she can't find out why it just hasn't been shipped and has escalated to management.  
 
So...  I decide to start my own research and after reading through these forums and attempting to order a power cord from the Lenovo store (which told me will ship in greater than 5 weeks) that there is no power cord and th... Read more

Answer:Yoga 900 - 2 months to receive a power cord?This is not reasonable or acceptable, manager?

Hi Joe,
I do not work for Lenovo, so I cannot check into your issue internally.  It may be that you have not been lied to but simply that the agents you spoke with were not informed of progress on backorders or whatever the problem is. I am sorry that you and others have had to wait so long. I hope you will hear good news soon.

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I received the new Thinkpad x61s yesterday, ordered 3 weeks ago. I had chosen the Intel wireless wifi link 4965AGN for it, but when I received it yesterday I found they actually installed a 4965AG. This is shown in all the places: the system information, the device manager, as well as the sticker on the bottom of the laptop. I have created screen shots to show the information, though I don't see anyway to attach the files here. I called Lenovo yesterday as soon as I found the problem. I thought the two obvious solutions would be to either send back the laptop for replacement of the wireless card by IBM/Lenovo, or to have them send me the correct card and I replace it by myself. Since the model is still being offered on sale, they certainly have the 4965AGN card. I was transferred back and forth on the phone between various depts. The last rep yesterday said they couldn't replace the card for me (why? "because it's just not how we do it." Instead they do put the wrong card?), nor can they send me a replacement card (said it would void warranty if I install it myself, which contradicts another rep. Could someone please confirm either way?). He said I had to either return the laptop for refund or get credit for the difference between the two cards. Neither of these is what I would like to accept. And I find it neither reasonable nor necessary. I called them today again. The rep I got today looked at my order and claimed what I ordered was exactly what I have received! He cl... Read more

Answer:Lenovo messed up my wireless card on my new laptop and refuses a reasonable solution?!

I understand your frustration, but there is a thing I don't get it. By the fact that Intel doesn't have pcie network adapter card model 4965AG. They have only 4965AGN, which is the one you are supposed to get, and 3945BG/ABG for 802.11b/g or 802.11a/b/g consecutively. I suspect 4965AG is typo or something? but this way it's pretty hard for Lenovo to believe you as well. The question is how you can identify your network card then? If device manager really says that, you may like to update driver.I recommend you get into this card properties in device manager and check for Hardware Ids, for 4965AGN it should be VEN_8086&DEV4230&SUBSYS_11108086. If it's really a wrong one, I don't see that you couldn't get a replacement. The worst case is you may have to ship your unit back to repair center, I guess. note: I'm not related to Lenovo in anyway! I was pissed about their service too/ Edited: I was totally wrong. There is 4965AG. It's basically the same one with 802.11n disabled. However, it's not the same part number. 42T0865, 42T0867, 42T0869, 42T0871, 42T0905 : Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN (11n enabled)42T0873, 42T0875, 42T0877, 42T0879, : Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN (11n disabled) First, you have to check this part number on the box to see if it matches 11n disabled. Then check with your order and it's time to call them again. Message Edited by sipp11 on 01-21-2009 01:56 PM

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