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Anyone know what kind of HD uses?

Question: Anyone know what kind of HD uses?

I'm in the process of configuring a new system on IBuyPower and unfortunately they don't tell you which brand HD they use on the customization page. does anyone have any experience with them? I'm hoping it's WD just cos I seem to have the best luck with them. Size capacity I chose was 500GB.

Any input would be much appreciated !

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Preferred Solution: Anyone know what kind of HD uses?

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Anyone know what kind of HD uses?

Maxtor, Hitachi, and Samsung.

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Question: ?

How come they're so cheap? And If I get a new PC from there, do I built it myself? ?

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How R the computers at this site?

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has anyone heard good/bad things about this site?

I'm someone who lacks the ability to build their own PC and i've seen quite a few people recommend this site for building gaming rigs, so i was wondering if this is a good place to buy a PC from...

my desktop is an ibuypower computer which i think is pretty good but their tech support is really sh*tty and on top of that say if u purchase 2GB of ram and your motherboard will only support 1gb they will only give u the 1gb and they wont even tell that ur mobo aint compatiable with it. if u want to build a ocmputer there like i did i searches the stuff i was getting and made sure it would work with each other. but if u can get it built and it performs well its a kick ass computer like mine

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Well the time has come, i have my moolah and im ready to make a purchase . I was just wondering if anyone on these forums has boughten a system from IBP? Any buyers that are canadian? This is where is primarily want to buy my rig from so any input is greatly needed. I really like the AMD sli packages , and i love that fact that they ship to canada, AND i love the customizable everything.if you're gonna suggest a site, if it doesnt ship dont post it, plz. again so if you have any input on, im in need of you're input.LOL that sounded kinda corny

Don't buy from them, build your own and save money. Most their comps come dead when you get them.

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I want to build a Laptop computer for ~ $2000. Ibuypower seems to be the only site where I can find a laptop that is high performance, good price, and 15in. Everywhere else (that I can find) only has laptops that are either less good spec's, or good spec's and 17in.

Answer:Are there disadvantages of

Are there any advantages?

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Where should I buy my compy from? I'm looking for something in the $600 range. Which would be better?

Answer:Ibuypower or eMachines?


I have never heard of an Ibuypower, but I do have an Emachine. I am still using an Emachine 333id model. I would say an Emachine. Go with what I know LOL.

I am on my 3rd machine (4th if you want to be technical). Built the third time. Build the machine if you can afford it. If you check my past post you can see just how fustrating it can be, but normally not that hard.

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These prices look too good to be true...are they?

Answer:IBuyPower & CyberPower PC

I should clarify -- is there an increased risk of getting a broken machine, and if that happens, how is the support? has some mixed opinions.

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Having issues with BSOD and i can't find out why or how it happens. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!
thank you. I've never used a forum before, and have no idea what else to do in my position. I uploaded the files that you will need to solve this if you can, thanks again. Also my temps read around 40-60 because i play mmos, and my rear fan runs hard core alot even with case open, and idk if its just the fact that its a gaming pc or if it is telling me of a soon to come heat problem.

Answer:BSOD like many others. New iBuyPower....


Uninstall Avast then use the removal tool. Set Windows Firewall and Windows Defender to Automatic and start them too, using services.msc.

Update Realtek HD Audio codec driver from their website:

RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Fri Mar 29 09:40:06 2013 (515599B6)

Update motherboard bios to newest version.

Likely that the memory is not configured well, mismatched, or defective.

Please attach a screenshot of CPU-Z first tab, one of memory tab and one each for each stick of RAM of SPD tab - along with newest crash dumps - if necessary after completing the above. (Or perhaps Avast removal is the trick instead.)

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I found a really decent laptop from, but I have a concern about it.

When I google search P170EM, I find that it's made by "CLEVO". And that it's listed a LOT cheaper at other places. I'm willing to spend $1700 on a laptop with no questions asked. But if I can get it cheaper, and more options, then I'll go that route. So what gives? I also find that Sager NP9170 is extremely familiar to the one at

Either way, what are some good websites that offer gaming laptops? I've been messing with iBuyPower, SagerLaptops.. I'd REALLY like to have a AsUS laptop but I can't configure them :'( Gaming Laptop


Originally Posted by mack

I found a really decent laptop from, but I have a concern about it.

When I google search P170EM, I find that it's made by "CLEVO". And that it's listed a LOT cheaper at other places. I'm willing to spend $1700 on a laptop with no questions asked. But if I can get it cheaper, and more options, then I'll go that route. So what gives? I also find that Sager NP9170 is extremely familiar to the one at

Either way, what are some good websites that offer gaming laptops? I've been messing with iBuyPower, SagerLaptops.. I'd REALLY like to have a AsUS laptop but I can't configure them :'( has Asus/msi/sager laptops you can customize

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Should i buy an Ibuypower pc or just get the parts and build one?

I am looking for a pc with the specs below
OS: Windows XP
Video Card: GeForce 8800GT
CPU: AMD Phenom X4 9600
PSU: 600 Watt
Hard Drive: 500GB

Answer:Buy an Ibuypower pc or just get the parts and build one?

personally I would build it myself.That way you would be saving a few bucks and you can load os to your liking without the fear of bloated software being installed. and of course what brand of ram and what motherboard you want

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Does anybody own an ibuypower or cyberpower laptop??

Any experiences with these?
Are they good or bad?

The price for these seem right for a decent gaming laptop....or would I be better of with a Dell inspiration or vostro for around the same price.

Check this out...below

Xplorer X64-6000 Notebook

The Dell Online Store: Build Your System

Answer:Ibuypower Or Cyberpower Laptops?

Ummm , the styling looks a little old, like the " C " series Dell. It is also AMD. More then likely it is a good notebook. awahat you have to think about is worst case scenario, this probably will not happen, what if you have a major failure. How good are they with warranty. Will they send you the part like Dell does or will you need to send the whole notebook in. I see a lot of Dells which also means if a few years down the road you crack the LCD, you more then likely can buy one on ebay instead of paying double or triple from the OEM. Also site support like drivers. support email. How much do you have to spend ? Have you looked at alienware notebooks ( they are owned by dell)

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This was an "Opened and resealed" deal from I knew the unit wouldn't last for too long as-is but I did at least expect it to work on arrival. Out of the box it would turn on for about half a second and then it would die. After I got it opened, I reseated RAM and GPU and all of the other motherboard connections and then it would start.When I connect it to a monitor, though, the monitor  just sits there in a dormant state. BIOS doesn't even try to run. Neither the motherboard's connection nor the graphic card's will work. I know the motherboard is at least partially functional because the CPU and GPU fans are running.The tech told me it was either the motherboard or the PSU, but given that the stock PSU that they use on Amazon is only $25, I'm betting that it's the PSU, but I'm not an expert. I had the tech trace the serial number and it turns out that this website nobetterdeal bought the unit from amazon. com after a customer returned it. I have about 24 days to decide on getting a refund or keeping the parts. What do you think? Does it sound like the PSU? Or is it more likely the motherboard?Thanks!Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte Ultra Durable GA-78LMT-USB3PSU: ALLIED ATX12V Model #:  SL-8320BTXOther Specs:     AMD FX-4130 (3.8GHz)    8GB DDR3, Power Supply: 300 WATT    1000 GB 7200 rpm Hard Drive    AMD Radeon 6670 1GB    Windows 8

Answer:iBuyPower Dead On Arrival

Update: I've tried starting the computer with 1 stick of RAM installed and no RAM installed. Didn't make a difference. I've also tried starting it without the graphics card. \Also, the CD-ROM drive will not open. I've confirmed that it's connected to the PSU and the motherboard, but no love. I'm not really sure what that implies.If it sounds like the PSU I think I'll take the plunge and buy another one for $25. If it might be the motherboard too..idk.

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Does anyone out there know if the iBuypower computers or other computer out there on like Tigerdirect or the ZT brands from Costo are any good? I've never heard of them but keep seeing them popping up everywhere....

I've only ever had a Dell, HP or Gateway machine.

Answer:iBuypower and other non-namebrand computers

They're most often made from quite much better quality parts than Dell, etc as they don't get exclusively extra cheap motherboards and other parts like the big brand companies. They do sometimes use lower quality power supplies though, quite a feat considering what the factory built boxes have. I wouldn't recommend getting any of them without modifying it yourself and selecting a quality power supply for it, or replacing it yourself to save a few dozen dollars, as well as getting a longer warranty for the PSU.

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Hey all, new to the forums and in pretty serious need of some help. I bought an IBUYPOWER prebuilt gaming rig last... April I think, and its been working great for me. Recently however ( the last month or so), the sound keeps going out. It went out for about a week before randomly coming back (nothing I did), and now its been gone for about 2-3 weeks. The sound icon down by the clock shows a red x and says that no speakers are plugged in. I've tried a bunch of things to try and get my audio back on, but no luck. I'm not sure what I would need to provide here for anybody to help me, or what I SHOULDNT post for security reasons, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Some important notes
*I have Windows 7
*I have two jacks for my speakers, one in the back where you would typically expect to find one, but also an additional one in the front panel. Neither one apparently works, leading me to believe its a driver issue.
*Gosh idk what else to put down! any help would be greatly appreciated, I used to think I was capable with computers but this seems to be beyond me

Answer:Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

nothing? anyone?

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Hi everyone...I'm in the process of getting a new computer and I'm currently looking at this online place called ... basically that site lets you choose the components and they'll put it together for you. I searched the parts on NewEgg and the price actually came out higher hahah

Anyway, what's troubling me is that a look at their ratings at is "great"

So my question is has anyone here had experiences with that company along with suggestions, etc. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Buying Comp From

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I am having difficulties with my mouse because it seams to stop working correctly after a few minutes of my pc turning on. My pc is brand new and we have tried using different mouses, changing the driver, uninstalling all programs we though would have affected it, scanned for viruses and defected programs, and more. I have an IBUYPOWER computer and I do not know what is wrong, does anyone have any idea how to fix this? I am very frustrated since I just got a new pc and this has been doing his for quite a while

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What seems to be wrong us that the UEFI can't seem to detect the harddrives when determining boot order? That's my best guess. I really have no idea. If I load Bootable media, such as my installation drive, it detects it just fine and all my components are fine and I'm able to format and install as I please.
However, I'm unable to access the UEFI configuration, as the pc just stops.
Twice in the past few days it's been able to work itself out and boot as normal, so I know it's not a harddrive issue, but it's extremely rare.
I formatted and installed a fresh windows on a secondary drive to see if that would help to both avail.
I have a video showing what happens, but I can't upload it

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Back in December 2009 I bought a computer from iBuypower. I have just recently noticed how slow the install is because I got a new copy of Windows 7 for my 13inch MacBook Pro(2.66 Core2, 4GB RAM) and it seems to run games faster and be more stable. Could it just be a early version of 7 that is causing the problem? or is it hardware?

iBuyPower Specs:
Core i7 OCed 3.2GHz
12GB RAM at 1600Mhz
ATI 5850 1GB

Answer:Slow Windows 7(iBuypower Disc)

Your over clock maybe causing it to slow down.

Heat can cause issues with Hardware, and can you post pictures of the insides of your case.

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deciding between fry's lenovo k330-77275su and best buy's ibuypower bb9371 ? maybe ibuypower 3rd gen. i7 bb982p; i'm worried about ibuypower using 'micro' motherboards; these 2 ibuypower computers both have 1 free pci slot, the lenovo has 2, i think; i might want to upgrade ram to 16gb , and upgrade video card at some future point, i would onlly use this machine for gaming: should i worry about the 'micro' motherboard issue ? lenovo is $950, ibuypower's are $840 and $1000, respectively; thanks i might have to upgrade power supply if i upgraded the video card at some future date; thanks would i be able to make these 3 upgrades to the ibuypower desktops ? thanks

Answer:gaming desktop: lenovo or ibuypower ?

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thinking of using their customize website to purchase a gaming system. seems in my price range but reviews i have read are mixed but some of the bad reviews were from 2005-2006.

has anyone used them recently that be willing to let me know how they are? thanks!

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while back and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?

Answer:Can't find network drivers for ibuypower laptop

I believe it uses an Intel 945PM chipset.

If so it probably uses an Intel NIC. You can download the chipset drivers from here:*%20XP%20Home%20Edition&lang=eng
And the NIC drivers from here:* XP Home Edition&lang=eng

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Hey everyone,
I have a 2 year old laptop and two weeks ago it stopped charging. So I took it to a repair shop that fixed it and then this week it stops charging. My wife and I noticed a funny smell the past few days. I am short on cash so we i opened my laptop up and took my motherboard out. It is dark brown all around the dc jack and there are melted parts that dripped down.
Can anyone tell me what should be my next step? Can I fix this? Or is it not possible?
I have some pics attached.

Answer:Ibuypower i-series 801 burnt motherboard from dc jack

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?

Answer:Can't Find Network Drivers For Ibuypower Laptop

Hi Jage_B. Try an application like Everest. It should be able to tell you who the manufacturer is of all of the hardware components in the system. Whether or not drivers are available is another question lol.Here's a link for Everest:

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Today my boss got her new laptop from IBUYPOWER (Gaming Computers and Gaming Notebooks - Buy a new Gaming PC - iBUYPOWER). When I checked the package contents it included a slip of paper that has the Microsoft labeling with Windows 7/Windows Vista product key on it. When me and her chose the laptop we opted for the $25 dollar mail-in-rebate for the upgrade. I don't know about you guys but I was VERY surprised and am a little hesitant to perform an upgrade with the RTM ISO and type in the key...

What do you guys think?


Answer:IBUYPOWER gave out my boss' Win7 Upgrade Key today

I don't see that it wouldn't work, as long as you use the proper version that they key was provided for.

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Simple, built-in Mixer streaming provides low-latency, interactive moments for viewers and streamers to watch or interact with other gamers?no extra hardware or software required, while Xbox Play Anywhere enables you to buy a game once and play it on both your Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Stay connected with your gaming community through the Xbox app and the power of Xbox Live.

Let?s take a closer look at the gaming PCs announced this week:

iBUYPOWER Case Builder

Built with creativity in mind, the Case Builder project allows you to configure the look and structure of your computer case upon purchase. Paint your canvas and fuel your imagination with the Snowblind Element, featuring a transparent LCD monitor display embedded into the PC case.

Designed and engineered by iBUYPOWER, the RGB Cable Combs serves as the final piece of the RGB puzzle, illuminating your exceptional cable management.

MSI launched three brand-new gaming products at CES: the new Optix gaming monitor line-up, new gaming desktops, a motherboard, a graphics card, and the new GT75VR Titan Pro with Killer Wireless-AC 1550.

MSI introduces the new Optix MPG Series

MSI is proudly expanding its Optix gaming monitor line-up with the MPG curved gaming monitors. The new Optix MPG series will consist of two 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ. These mark the next level in MSI gaming monitors with a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Both models feature a 144Hz refresh rate and 1... Read more

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Hello, Ive had this PC for about a year, now its getting a little bit slow to load apps, thing like firefox or games, Id like to improve it, when I run the windows tool for improvement, it gives me a low score because of my harddrive, im thinking about replacing it my self, ive never done anythings like that, any simple Doityouself guide / video tutorial you can recommand me, and what type for harddrive should I look for ... ?

Ive run tools like auslogics boot speed, several defrag, I use about 1/3 of the harddrive maybe. I try thing to run it smooth, any other ideas ? increase memory also ?

Also ** I want to change the fan, since I bought it its the only down I can say about this PC, its really noisy , any idea what I can replace to make it run quietly, the sound is similar to a vaccum sometimes lol..


iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3 Gaming PC - AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz, 4GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, ATI Radeon HD 5570, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Answer:Solved: Tweaking needed iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3

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what kind of printer will connect to this type of computer

Answer:what kind of printer works /with this kind of comp...

It can be a bit confusing... You need either a Google Cloud Ready printer connected to your internet or you need a Windows/Apple computer with Chrome installed, connected to your internet, sharing an older printer. Once you have either of those setup you can print through Google Cloud Print.

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Hi everybody, got some troubles

My old memory, Kingston 1GB PC3200 CL3 148-Pin DIMM Kit (512x2) fits and works perfectly, but I just bought a 2GB kit: Crucial 2GB 240-Pin DIMM PC4200 UNBUFF

The problem is (you've probably worked it out by looking at the mem specs) is that the slot on the new memory doesnt match up with the bar going accross my memory bank.

Which part of the memory specifications defines where abouts the slot is on the actual memory module is?

My motherboard is a GA-7S741M

Soz if im not very good at explaining,

can anyone help?

Answer:I bought the wrong kind of memory... what's the right kind?

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iBUYPOWER CRZ-97 Intel Core 2 Duo T7500(2.20GHz) 17.0" Wide SXGA+ 2GB 120GB DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT NoteBook - Retail


ASUS G Series G1S-B1 Intel Core 2 Duo T7700(2.40GHz) 15.4" Wide SXGA+ 2GB 200GB DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT NoteBook - Retail
Compare: - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!

I like ASUS overall, but I've never experienced iBP brand stuff. What do you guys think I should get?

Answer:ASUS for 1600 (15") or iBuyPower for 1400 (217")?

I'd go with the Asus.

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Hey there,

I have about $1,500 dollars to spend on a new computer give or take, and I dont feel comfortable enough to build my own so i've been waiting for the i7-2600 to come back out and I saw this one at costco...|84|56671|78518&N=4047242&Mo=37&pos=0&No=5&Nr=P_CatalogName:BC&cat=78518&Ns=P_Price|1||P_SignDesc1&lang=en-US&Sp=C&ec=BC-EC10600-Cat56671&topnav= (i would have to add a video card to it)...
or if someone could build me one at for the same kind of cash that would be awesome as well.

Thanks in advance,

Answer:This computer with a better video card or a iBuyPower computer?

?$1400 @ cyberpowerpc - modify as desired.

CPU: Intel® Core? i5-2500K 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)
HDD: 1.5TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+19] (Single Hard Drive)
MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module [-64] (Corsair or Major Brand)
MOTHERBOARD: * [CrossFireX/SLI] GigaByte GA-P67A-UD4-B3 Intel P67 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2x SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 3 PCIe x1 & 2 PCI [B3 Stepping] [+69]
VIDEO: AMD Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [+260] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)

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I found this in my dad's drawer and I am wondering what kind of ram/ how much it is. It says viking components ais-mB9 94v-0. On the little chips themselves it says Korea B003 9704 FFF 51W17805BJ6. Im just curious what it is. Thanks guys!

Answer:What kind of RAM is this?

Looks like SO-DIMM

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Hi everyone,

I am a newbie here, so I apologize if this post isn't perfect. But don't worry, I haven't posted any logs yet.

I am running Windows XP

I have had a weird problem for a long time (maybe 6 months). Everytime I open a program, I get a pop up saying

"C:\Windows\system32\skqncbib.dll" is not a valid image and I need to check my installation disk.

I just ignored it for a long time. I also had the problem that when I started up my comp. I had to run explorer.exe from the task manager. It wouldn't load on its own.

So yesterday I decided to try and "fix" the problem...

I saw a bunch of stuff on combofix. So I tried it and ignored the disclaimers. (I know... I know...)

Well, it quarantined my explorer.exe file (turned it into explorer.exe.vir)

How do I get this back and how do I fix those pesky pop-ups and the underlying problem?

... and no... I don't have my installation disk.

Thx in advance

Answer:Kind of serious... please help

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Right now I have 512 RAM, Crucial PC 3200 I think..

I want to get another 512 stick, but I think it would be better if it was the exact same kind.

Any way to find out what kind of RAM I have?

Answer:Any way to tell what kind of RAM I have?

you can try CPU-Z which is on majorgeeks. then check out the SPD and see if it provides a model number or anything, there might be some other programs the can tell you. Otherwise if it has a sticker on or a fcc code then you could google the information and see what it comes up with.

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Whenever I try to save or back up data, my computer will not cooperate. I have tried using floppy disks, but they don't have enough room. I want to know what kind of CD-Rom to buy to copy data onto. I have an emachine running XP with these specifications:

Intel® Celeron® 2.60 GHz Processor
128KB L2 cache & 400 MHz FSB
Intel 845GV Chipset
256 MB DDR (PC 2100)
56K* ITU v.92 ready Fax/Modem
48x Max. CD-RW Drive; 3.5" 1.44MB FDD
64 MB Shared Memory

Thank you for any help.

Answer:What kind of CD-Rom to buy?

These days you can get DVD writers fairly cheap, which lets you put a LOT more data (single layered about 5 times more data). That entire HDD will only take about 10 DVDs to back up, as opposed to 57 CDs.

Doesn't matter too much on the brand, shop around and see if you can find one on special offer or somthing.

And hang on a minute, how are you managing to run XP on a computer with 64MB of memory.... more to the point why do you have a 2.6GHz processor with 64MB of memeory? Are you sure thats the right number?

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Many thanks to Geekgirl. I scanned with RAV, Spybot, Adaware SE and HJT.

Adaware found Coulomb Dialer. Do ALL dialers reek havoc on your phone bills? Or is it only for people who use dial-up connection?


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:57:13 PM, on 16/05/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C... Read more

Answer:Could you be so kind to look over? :)

Is it clean if no one replies?

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I have a compaq presario 5304. what kinda RAM should i buy for it. It says SDRAM DIMM but is that different from PC2100 RAM ?? Let me know. Thanks

Answer:What kind of RAM do i need??

Here's a listing of what is available for your computer......


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I have a dell dimension 4700 and in my other post i was told that my psu was the most likely cause to my computer's overheating. Anyone have a link to a decent one that would work on the computer?

Answer:What kind of PSU should i buy

would this psu work with a dell dimension 4700? if u need more system info leave a reply...

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I have a PACK-MATE 8102 (Packard Bell) with a MMX 333 processor. I have 32 mg RAM and want to add more, but have been told I need either DIMM ram or EDO ram. I do not know what kind and my book does not tell me. I do not know where else to find this info. Thanks

Answer:What kind of RAM do I buy?

You need to look at your system board. Edo is a type of Simm ram. That ram will look like a mini board long and skinny with chips solderd onto it. Dimm is quite a bit longer and will be stick out. I will investigate for you but you should be able to tell the difference.


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Question: some kind of bug

I have a problem with my brower(s). Its a redirecting issue. I've ran superantispyware, malwarebytes, and spybot search and destroy, and all three have found trojans and issues that I believe I have eliminated. But now theres another issue.
When I do a search on both firefox and IE, I get redirected to a different site. This happens also in safemode with networking.
I'm to the point where I'm deleting startup entries in MSCONFIG, and disabling add-ons. But something tells me I'm directing my attention to the wrong place because nothing has helped.
Any ideas??

Answer:some kind of bug

Please run the tool here How to remove Google RedirectsWhen it is done, a log file should be created on your C: drive called "TDSSKiller.txt" please copy and paste the contents of that file here.Rerun MBAM (MalwareBytes) like this:Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when doneclick Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan (normal mode).After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log and Reboot into normal mode.

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Question: What kind ram

I want to buy some new ram for my computer, but It is a self built gaming rig, would like a quality brand not the cheapest. My specs are...Windows xp home sp3 Intel core 2 Duo cpu [email protected] 2.7GB ram,Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+ Nvidia 780i MOBO.

Answer:What kind ram

Go to and run the scan.

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Question: Kind of RAM

Hello! Does anyone know of a website or program that will tell me the type of RAM I'm holding in my hand? The RAM has the manufacturer and serial #. I don't want to just stick it in a machine and see, if I don't have too. Any help would be great! Thanks!

Answer:Kind of RAM

the site I normally use to ID hardware seems to be down at present

but post the maker and ID number here or search google with same info and it should give you some idea of what speeds and specs of the ram.

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Hi, I need to buy some new ram for my comp. but I don't know if the one I'm going to buy is Ok. My computer has a 32MB PC66 ram. And I'm buying a 128MB PC133 DIMM. Will this ram be compatible with my computer?

My computer:
Intel clelron 300MHZ
windows 98 installed

Thanks in advance.


Answer:Help, need to buy ram, What kind?

Shouldn't be a problem with the intel processor, the ram will run at the default speed of the processor.

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I need to replace some RAM on an old pc - it's got an AMD64 3400 chip in it and it has an american megatrends m/b.

I'm confused by the types and sizes of ram ... I think I have DDR1 RAM but am not sure.

Anyone tell me what 'kind' of RAM i need (DDR1, SDRAM etc) and how to figure out whether it's DIMM or SIMM or something else???


Answer:What kind of RAM do I need

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Question: What Kind Of Ram?

I have an older IBM Pentium 3 here and I'd like to try and distinguish what kind of ram it requires so I can go get some and put it in for my buddy here. But I don't feel like opening his case until he gets the ram, is there a way I can tell what kind of ram we're using here without opening it up and secondly I've only worked with DDR ram what is the dif with SD? DDR2? etc thanks!

Answer:What Kind Of Ram?

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the ram i am going to buy is around the 100 range. im also getting a gig of it. first off should i get corsair or kingston??
athlon 64 3200+ 2.00
saphfire ati x850 xt
i think i have a 300w power supplly but im not sure.
ram right now is hinx 512 400mhz i think. 3200. ddr sdram
i bought some ram that didn't fit now im not sure what kind of ram would be good to play battlefield 2 and half life with full settings.
plz reply to this thread

Answer:what kind of ram should di buy??

I have corsair and am pleased with it. What kind of motherboard do you have? Also you should get a bigger power supply than 300w if that's how big it really is... just an opinion.

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Question: Some kind of bug

I have a Windows 7 that runs slow.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II P360 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2811 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290143 MB, Free - 235567 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., Inspiron M5030
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

ogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:49:02 PM, on 10/8/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16450)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Clearwire\Connection Manager\ClearwireCM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\PokerStars.NET\PokerStars.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
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I ran the SiSoftware Sandra program which tells me my computer specs. It says this :

System Memory Controller
Location : Mainboard
Error Correction Capability : None
Number of Memory Slots : 2
Maximum Installable Memory : 1024MB
Bank 1 - DIMM 1 : Empty
Bank 2 - DIMM 2 : DIMM Synchronous DRAM 256MB/64

Chipset 1
Model : ASUSTeK Computer Inc SiS650 CPU to PCI Bridge
Bus(es) : AGP PCI USB i2c/SMBus
Front Side Bus Speed : 4x 101MHz (404MHz data rate)
Maximum FSB Speed / Max Memory Speed : 4x 133MHz / 2x 166MHz
Width : 64-bit
IO Queue Depth : 8 request(s)
Priority Master Queue Depth : 7 request(s)

Logical/Chipset 1 Memory Banks
Bank 0 : 256MB DDR-SDRAM 2.5-3-3-6CL 2CMD

Performance Tips
Notice 224 : SMBIOS/DMI information may be inaccurate.
Warning 2507 : Mainboard has too few memory slots. Upgrading the memory may be difficult or expensive.
Tip 2511 : Some memory slots are free so the memory can be easily upgraded.
Warning 100 : Large memory sizes should be made of Registered/Buffered memory.
Tip 2 : Double-click tip or press Enter while a tip is selected for more information about the tip.

I'm confused as to what kind of memory I have. It says DDR-SDRAM, so which one is it!? And also, doesn't Warning 2507 and Tip 2511 contradict each other?

Thanks in advance

PS, is buying 29.95 (US) 256 mb ram a good idea?

Answer:What kind of ram do I have?

Just open up the case and check, it should say right on the DIMM.

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Question: What kind of RAM??

Ok a quick question.

How do I find out what kind of memory I need?
(PC133, PC100)...????

I would like a total of 256MB thats all my board says it can have.
The guy at Staples says my comp won't see just one stick of 256, I should buy two 128's for it to work. Is this true?

My board is old , it can use both types of RAM (SIMM or DIMM)

I want DIMM of course.

If it will help here is some board specs:
Microstar MS 5156
Cyrix 266 proccesor
intel chip set 82430TX
Cache Memory - Supports 512K pipeline burst memory

up to 256MB of main memory
supports EDO Hyperpage mode DRAM, standard DRAM, and SDRAM

I know its old but how can I tell what to get?
Where do I look?

Any one have some RAM, that would work, they want to part with?

Answer:What kind of RAM??

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how do I know what kind of ram to buy??


EVEREST Home Edition © 2003, 2004 Lavalys, Inc.


Version EVEREST v1.51.195
Report Type Report Wizard
Computer LIVINGROOM (rm computer)
Generator S Mosley
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
Date 2007-04-18
Time 15:56



Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.2180 (IE 6.0 SP2)
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name LIVINGROOM (rm computer)
User Name S Mosley

CPU Type Intel Pentium 4HT, 2600 MHz (13 x 200)
Motherboard Name Dell Dimension 4600
Motherboard Chipset Intel Springdale i865PE
System Memory 256 MB (DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Phoenix (10/08/03)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 (128 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
Monitor Dell E171FPb [17" LCD] (5W54039A07UL)

Audio Adapter Creative SB Live! Series Aud... Read more

Answer:what kind of ram to buy

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Hey guys, I was hoping that someone could tell me what kind of ram card i have. Thank you!!

Answer:What kind of RAM is this?

Try aida32 ? I tells what kind of memory you have along with a lot of other system info.

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Well . I noticed this a few weeks ago but I haven't figured out how to remove it.When I access My Images , My Documents, the program Pinnacle etc. An installer for nero 7 comes up, and i have to spam cancel for a while until it's gone. Then i can continue using the program / images. ALthough the Nero window comes back a few times so It's really, really annoying.Please what the *censored*?

Answer:Need help. Some kind of bug.

Sounds like your computer came with annoying Trial software. If you do not use Nero, go into Start>Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs (or "Uninstall a Program" in Vista)Find Nero, and Uninstall it. (Only if you don't want it!)If this does not solve the problem:What operating system are you using?Possible solutions (if NOT solved by removing nero)Wrong file association types. Correct the file associations to the correct program.

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Question: what kind of Hub

I have 1 port in which i need 3 users to attach to, i was thinking my best bet would be to get a switching hub, rather than a passive or intellegent hub. Is this the best way to go, if so, or if not, any recommendations on hardware.

Answer:what kind of Hub

What exactly are you trying to do? Some more details would help us help you alot.

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I feel I need to add some ram since I only have 256K. Is there an easy way to tell what kind of ram I have in control panel or accessories,system tools?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:What kind of ram do I have?

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Just wondering how Can i find waht kind of RAM my PC can use

its a Dell dimension 8250 a friend said it can only use RD RAM, another said most new ones can use DDR, someone please tell me if you know what it can use or please lead me to the right direction on knowing where to go/what to do to find what I can use.

I currently have 256, I think from what I read on DELL webby somewhere, it came with RD RAM, I still have not taken it apart, I will right now, wanted to post 1st =)


Answer:What kind Of RAM can I use?

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Question: What kind of RAM?

Hey guys, my parents are looking into buying some ram, around 128MB why? ask them, but anyway would a 128MB module work in a comp of this caliber?:

Windows 98SE
currently 40 MB RAM
Pentium 166MHz

I looked at the mobo and it looks like it would house a dimm module. but i dont know for sure

Answer:What kind of RAM?

We would need more information about the motherboard. But if the motherboard supports it then yes. Win98 and ME can recognize/support up to 256MBs per DIMM mod.


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would someone be kind enough to help me go from vista to windows xp professional , please give me the step by step on how to do this, and make it simple and direct so i can follow the stepts one by one,
question i will have to erase vista and then what? hurry please post the instructions please and i will print them and do just as they are directing me to do..thank a half a million.

Answer:would some one be kind enough to help me

1.Make sure you have the xp drivers for your system for reinstallation, and backup files.

2.Place the xp disk in the optical drive
Restart computer
At prompt, hit any key to boot from disk
follow prompts to install xp
At hard drive partition screen, delete current Vista installation
Format drive, and install
Activate xp, and reinstall device drivers//software.

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Hi Everyone i want to upgrade my rame from 250mgs to 1000mgs but when i dont know what kind of ram i have how do i find this out please help,


Answer:What kind of RAM do i have

You can go to the link below and download and install Aida32. It will tell you about all the hardware software etc... on your PC. Download it and save it to desktop or wherever you choose. Install it and click on it and it will generate a comprehensive report of everything on your puter.

BTW this is a direct download link.

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i am trying to get ram for a PC and i want to know what kind i need. it is a dell optiplex with these specs

System Type: OptiPlex 170L
Ship Date: 7/18/2004
Dell IBU: Americas

Quantity Parts # Part Description

1 C1431 PROCESSOR, 80532, 2.8G, 512K, 533, SOCKET N, DECISION ONE
1 Y2162 ASSEMBLY, FLOPPY DRIVE, 212, 2.0
1 U4700 HARD DRIVE, 80GB, I, 7.2K, 2MEGB, WD-XL80SD
2 F0598 DUAL IN-LINE MEMORY MODULE, 256, 333M, 32X64, 8K, 184

what kind of ram do i need?

Answer:What kind of ram do i need?

According to what you have listed there you need PC2700 ram modules.

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Question: Some Kind of Bug?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.13GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57137 MB, Free - 19092 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0XD762
Antivirus: None
My issues are strange. I get about 5 minutes after boot to get into any application. I have a 'black bar" across my menu selections. I did have the super slow computer and google search results going weird places.

My spyware search found only "DSO exploit" and i thought i resolved this but apparently not.

Any assistance is appreciated.

Answer:Some Kind of Bug?

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I'm trying to copy some files from an SD card to DVD. The DVD's I tried (DVD+R) won't burn, but I'm pretty sure they are full or defective.

Heading out today to buy some new ones. What type should I get? +R? RW???


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Question: Kind To Help

Most honoured reader,
please be so kind to tell me how to change what I want changed.
The little downpointing triangel that's next to the place were you write your websiteadresses and searches in, it used to show me which sites I visited and which searches I did but now it just keeps on turning blank again (at google), providing me no information about previous actions. How do I change this?

Answer:Kind To Help

What browser are you using?

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Hi i would like to know the kind of ssd m.2 for my new laptop  probook 470 g4 can i install ssd m.2  512gb ? thanks in advance 

Answer:what kind m.2 for 470 g4 ???

@Paul672 M.2 2280 SSD (NGFF), SATA-3 You may be able to add a 500GB one??? The manual shows only a 256GB but I have seen similar models with the 500GB. Your manual here. REO

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Not the eVGA version, but it is a good sign when Newegg carries something. I have been check the 512MB section on Newegg religiously for almost a month now, and now, now!!!!

Can't wait for the eVGA version!!!


Answer:They are here, well, kind of...

So u are actually gonna buy this thing? - 512 MB vid card that is

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Thanx to deep blue for answering my last question and now i got one more:

I want to upgrade my memory and i have to know the exect type
or have i not?
Is there any software which can help me?
If there is not maybe u can?
I got Pentium 3
64 all this by NEC
what is DIMM? Is my memory 100 mhz or 133 mhz? I dont believe
it's a ddr because my machine is pretty old.

thank u very much for any answer
"Live long and prosper" or something like that

Answer:what kind of RAM i got?

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Question: Some Kind Of Bug

Hi all
I'd appreciate any help you can give me.

I have a red taskbar icon that keeps saying "you have a security problem"

It periodicaly causes popups that mention "windows security alert" w/
and a second one that brings up multiple popups mentioning a download called "secureexpertcleaner"

It also keeps causing my keyboard to skip letters or freeze up.

I went through a separate issue several months back and still have HIJACK THIS, COMBOFIX and SMITHFRAUDFIX loaded on the computer.

Let me know if you can help and what information you need?


{Mod Edit: Moved from XP to AM I Infected~~boopme}

Answer:Some Kind Of Bug

Hello and welcome. First I have moved your topic her for better service.Second, HJT and ComboFix should not be run with out super vision,that can cause a serious problem if the wrong items are removed. So That said. Please run an MBAM scan.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Resu... Read more

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Question: which kind of ram

My computer is a P4P800S-X board with a 3.0ghz multi threading pentium 4 processor. 256 meg g force video card, currently 728meg ddr ram, 19 viewsonic lcd monitor, all the goodies.

The cpu runs at 53-55c at idle and about 57c under normal operation I installed another fan in the back but it cooled the case, not the chip
the case is only 26c
cpu up to 57c not even under a heavy load


Answer:which kind of ram

pc 3200 - get at least 512mb more

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Hi. Im new here and a newbie to the computer world. I am currently starting to build my own computer and i was just wondering what kind of RAM is best to get. I am open to all suggestions. Sorry if it sounds like a dumb question but i'm just wondering. Thanks!

Answer:What kind of RAM is best to get?

It will depend on your motherboard and what you are wanting to do with your computer.

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I have a Intel Pentium 4 3.06 G with a 533 MHz bus, what kind/speed of bus RAM would be ideal for this processor?

Answer:What kind of RAM would be best?
or if you don't feel like taking the time to read all that... stick with PC 2100
since i don't know your motherboard i can't say i'm 100% sure that's best. from now on, give a bit more information please.

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I have an Abit motherboard No. i440BX-W977(BE6-II) that has three dimm slots and I would like to upgrade the memory. What choices do I have as far as memory is concerned? It currently has two 128m dimms of SDRAM PC133.
Can I use any other type?



Answer:what kind of ram can I use

It looks like your board is only good for PC100/133 SDRAM, 3 sticks of 256 is the most

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My daughter brought her computer because it quit connecting to the internet and printing. I ran Mbam and Supraantispyware and found 14 trojans, and 497 spyware threats. I've cleaned everything off and she was getting Hard drive failure warnings, but the warning wanted you to click and buy their program to fix it, so I'm not sure the HD is really dying or not. I uninstalled all her toolbars, (she had about 6) and got rid of "weatherbug" etc... I copied all her pictures and data to an external hard drive.

The Hard drive she has is 160 GB (off system properties but no clue what brand. CPU is a 167 Gigahertz AMD Sempron 2400+; Memory is 496 MB Ram (according to Bellarc Slot A0 has 512 mb and Slot A1 is empty. Her motherbaord is KM266A-8235 Bus Clock 166 megahertz.

I see on Newegg I can get a 500 GB Seagate Bare drive for $49.00 but I don't know if SATA or 2.0 or 3.0, 7200 rpm etc.. is compatible.

How can I get her more Ram. Can I buy one stick of 512 for the other slot? Will it read 1 gig of Ram?

She's getting married in 3 months so with all the expenses, I'm trying to give her a system that will work (even if slow). She's running Win XP Home Edition.

Thanks for your help

Answer:What kind of Ram and HD do I need

First Thing - About the program that says your HDD is dying is most likely a scam similiar to another scam that changes your desktop background to something that says your computer is infected with Adware and that you have to buy product to fix it, when there is nothing wrong at all. It actually changes the desktop background and makes it impossible to change back until you remove it with a fix created by some people online. What is the name of the HDD program that says your HD is dying. Or google the program online and type in scam with it and see if there are any links on other forums talking about it and how to fix it.

A great program to see about these problems is called HijackThis!.

There are several free programs online that are by far better than anything you pay for, examples are ccleaner, defraggler, some free virus software like avast and avg. If you don't mind paying an extra 10 to 20 dollars a year there is a program called spy sweeper that works well when I used it but I have not used it in several years. Most of the time the renewal will be cheaper or have a deal of some sort with it. Googling about the top best free computer programs would not hurt, or top 10 list. Most top 10 list are fine, done by other users. But if they are sponsored by a magazine or something they may slightly biased, but that does not mean they don't work. A poor example would be PC Magazine sponsoring MagicJack. The truth is MagicJack doe... Read more

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Hello =) I'm new to the forums, although I've been an avid fan of the great advice around here. I'm certainly no guru, but I've learned some odds and ends here. But this has stumped me. I wanted to check with you guys before I moved on to the official forums.

About two months ago or so I revamped my computer. Had to reinstall Windows because it had become corrupt (surprise, surprise). It was great, I got programs and everything downloaded to STOP malware and other miscellaneous things from entering into my system. Well, now, I'm stumped.

I just redownloaded Ragnarok Online, for anyone out there familiar with the game. As I was loading up the installations...I had the weirdest problem. My computer...slowed down. Like, really slow. And then it froze (this all happened for approximately 18-20 minutes). I noticed however, that it has something to do with ZoneAlarm and its update manager. Whether I'm right or wrong, who knows, but I noticed the difference of having it not running vs. having it running. The speed difference is quite significant. But, I ran through the Malware Removal guide and I'll give what I've got here. I didn't run a few programs; and that may be to my fault, if you want me to go over the steps, that's perfectly fine.

But here's what I've got so far.

Also, some of my text on my computer is in Spanish, and that's why I've gotten a little...well, freaked out.

Answer:Looking for help of some kind!


Yes the more of the guides logs you give us the better.

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Sorry if this has been answered already (searched but couldn't find it) but I would like to add an SSD to my new E 550.  I was just going to do a swap out for the regular HDD with an older SSD I had but I found out that my older SSD is too large. So at this point since I need a new one, I was wondering if I could get an SSD that would allow me to keep the HDD as additional storage. Can I get an m2 or msata SSD?  And where does it go exactly?  Any warranty issues?  tks, Ty

Answer:New E 550, what kind of SSD and where does it go?

Hello and welcome,
I'm not personally familiar with that unit, but I don't see any mention of an m.2 SSD or slot in the (English) Hardware Maintenance Manual - ThinkPad E550, E555, E550c   or the Base Specification.  I do see some reviews complaining about the absence of an m.2 slot.
Unless someone else has better information, your only option may be a 7mm 2.5" SSD.

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Question: What Kind of PCs?

When Windows 7 is released, what kind of computers do you think will be available? I mean, touch is a huge part of it, so there would be little point in having 7 on a PC with no touch capabilities. I'm thinking that most PCs will be like the current HP touchsmart, everything built in, but do you think there would be normal tower PCs, and have stand-a-lone monitors, with a touch screen (how would it connect? A normal screen connection + USB? Or maybe by then HDMI>DVI).

I'm just curious as to what we'll be buying with 7 pre-installed or ready.

Answer:What Kind of PCs?

absolutely - touch is a new technology that not a lot of folks are going to make a lot of use of - however, big bulky boxes like the one I am currently on (and the one I am currently planning to upgrade in about 6 months - yes, already!) will still be around.

Not everyone is going to like touch, and I don't foresee it becoming a *major* player in the PC market until you get a hybrid of touch *and* voice controlled - then you'll really have a spiffy PC.

Of course, by then, we'll also be able to control them directly by neural caps monitoring out brainwaves too

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Question: kind four help

i have a thing called kind four it shows up in the close program box( ctrl,alt,delete) and when i open regedit on run etc it comes under safe phone this is a quite recent problem and i dont kno what it is and weather or not to delete it

can someone tell me what it is?

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Ive been having time out messages when i connect to AOL through my DSL modem and its been a constant thing for like 2 days now, i have done everything from making sure my firewall works with AOL to wiping off aol completly and reinstalling it but still it connects me when i want. spyware checks ive done also but still i dont seem to find the issue. please help me to see if my log file has anything bad which is causing all these timeouts and freezes etc. thank you kindly

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:36:47 AM, on 6/7/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\LCRMS\LCRMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe... Read more

Answer:Would someone be kind enough to HELP ME!

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i'm planning on getting a new graphics card for my eMachine t3256. My money limit is $150. I need an AGP and prefer GeForce. I also have a 350W PSU. I wanted your opinion on what I should get. I want the best for my limits. And if it ends up that an ATI would be better go ahead and tell me beacause I am in need of a new graphics card. Thanks!

Answer:What kind should I get?

6600GT is probably your best bet.

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i just got offered a job and i need help with some questions i dont have answers to. i need to find the best way to organize pics, movies, and information. i have to use the pc at this office which sucks and is slow but i know that one of you guys have a better way to do this that would speed up the process. basically i need the best way to, for example, organize joe's stuff. joe has a property he is selling. my job is to upload information to a program that builds a website for that property. i need a program or something that can create a file for joe and in that file is all the property pics, personal video clips, property information. etc. i saw bumptop was no longer available. someone please mentor me on a better way to work. thankyou

Answer:anyone kind enough to help me out?

Nothing will do this work for you. You can use a Content Management System such as Drupal to help the process but you still need to know how to configure it to work how you want. Otherwise I suggest you hire a web designer/developer to create exactly what you need.

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Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 3650 Desktop. I bought some Dell RAM on eBay and have a problem installing it. After inserting the RAM and plugging in everything, I turn on the PC. The power button that is usually white flashes orange and it doesn't start up. Nothing on the screens. So, did I buy the right kind of RAM? Its 2x8GB 1600mhz PC3-12800 UDIMM 240 pin. The number matches the one on Dell's website for my Inspiron (SNP66GKYC/8G.) I can't attach pictures because the limit is 1000kB and mine are all 1.45M+. The only difference I see in the two types of RAM is the new says 2Rx8 and the old says 1Rx16. Is that my problem? Please reply. Thanks

Answer:Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

I might be able to send pictures if you contact me. (Not sure how that works.)

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jus wondering how much ram is a good amount to have. obviously 128mb is too small but what are most people running.

Obviously we'd all like as much ram as are mobo could take but thats not practical so what is a good compromise for playing games smoothly.l

Answer:What kind of RAM do you have??

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right now im looking at a stick of my current ram, and all it says is 2gb 2Rx8 pc3-10600u-9-10-B0. im running 10 gigs now and am looking to upgrade to 16. i found several corsair models on new egg. if any one can find out if any of the corsair 16gb 4dimm sets on new egg would work for me that would be great. also if some one can edumicate me about replacing dimms and upgrading for future reference that would also be great.

Answer:help looking for the right kind of ram

try running a scan from crucial ,it will tell you what ram is available for your mobo.
RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, SSD at

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Hi again,was wondering if there are any programs , for instance, i make a lot of text documents, and when you click properties and theres a summary( usually put text in summary). Is there any apps that let you see the summary of text files without having to click on properties, just move mouse point over files , so it will show it. But i want it to show extra things. Like those mp3 custom tags for mp3s. But for text files, anyone have any ideas.

All it shows it

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Answer:Anyone know of this kind of app

In Windows Explorer (eg:My Documents) If you go to View - Choose Details... you will see more display options.

Of course this will display the data for all the files at once.

I don't know if there is a prog like the one you want - bound to be though.

You can hold the Alt key down and double-click on a file to view Properties

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Hi to all and here's hoping you can help me: since yesterday my pc has been playing up but it's just the boot up which is VERY slow taking 20-30 mins to complete. I have no lack of speed with anything else like online or just working offline. I've scanned with Antivirus,Spybot, Adaware all in Safe Mode and defragged plus cleaning out all the temp files and cookies..but it's still really slow. Nothing seems to be using up loads of CPU so i can't figure it out. I've even cut down my start up functions to the bare minimum. I have'nt had WinXP pro on for long and it's been a pain in the neck since i installed it. My system ram is 320mb and i have an INTEL PENTIUM II processor 331MHZ. If i need more RAM to run XP efficiently wot type of RAM do i buy for this old pc??Any help would be great as i've run out of ideas now and really need the input............thanks ROZ

Answer:Do I Need More Ram And If So What Kind?

You should have enough RAM to run XP. 512 would be the least amount of RAM I'd prefer to work with on a modern system, but with one that old you may not be able to install that much. The bare minimum processor recommended to run XP is 300MHz, 400MHz recommended, so it'll run relatively slowly overall.

A half hour boot is pretty excessive for a boot up time, though. What programs are installed, other than standard Windows?

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i've never handled parts for laptops before so i'm not really sure what kind of HDD i need, and i haven't built a pc for the last 15 years so a lot has changed lolso i could really need some help, don't really care about ssd so i'm just going for a regular hdd on maybe 1tb and i'd appreciate if someone pointed me in the right direction or even a recommendationand like i said in the topic, i got an Aspire V3- 772Gthnx  


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Answer:what kind of HDD do i need to buy for it to fit in...

Hello, Here are the original HDDs of 1Tb for Aspire V3-772G (see the links):Spoiler (Highlight to read)KH.01K01.037HDD.9.5mm.1TB.5K4.SATA2.8MBKH.01K04.009HDD.9.5mm.1TB.5K4.SATA2.4KKH.01K01.037HDD.9.5mm.1TB.5K4.SATA2.8MBKH.01K04.009HDD.9.5mm.1TB.5K4.SATA2.4K

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Question: some kind of bug

Windows Automatic Updates is turned off, not by my choice. Cannot turn it back the usual courses. Adware and spyware pop-ups. Computer itself is running verrrrrrrry slowly. Cleaned it up a bit with virus scans but still
a healthy problem.

Please help!

Thanks and here is the hijack this log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:10:35 AM, on 7/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6172\SAService.exe
C:\Program Files\RealVNC\VNC4\WinVNC4.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\PROSetWired\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
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Where do I find what kind of processor i have? Where does my pc tell me this at? I can't find it in control panel or anywhere. Help me!

Answer:I don't know what kind of processor i have?

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My 1st post here ;Below I pasted the Hijackthis log ;Thank you for your helpLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 01:21:28, on 27/6/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Arquivos comuns\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXEC:\Arquivos de programas\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\NVATray.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Arquivos comuns\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exeC:\spybot\TeaTimer.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\SEC\MagicTune 2.5\GammaTray.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\teholdrb.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbguard.exeC:\vital_agent8�... Read more

Answer:Not Sure On What Kind Of Infection It Is ; Need Some Help

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum Ron Wolpa First please find and delete:D:\!_download\HijackThis.exeDownload and install Hijackthis.This is a self-extracting version which will automatically install HJT to C:\Program Files\Hijackthis by default.A desktop shortcut can be created during install under 'Select Additional Tasks'.************************Download KillBox,unzip/extract it to your desktop. up Killbox and place a check in 'Delete on Reboot'.In the 'Full path of file to delete' box,copy and paste:C:\WINDOWS\system32\teholdrb.exeThen press the red button with the white cross.It will then provide a window for you to confirm the delete.Next it will ask if you now wish to reboot,select YES.Allow it to reboot.If it does'nt reboot automatically,reboot manually.************************Click on Start>Run and type Services.msc then hit Ok.Scroll down and find the service called:DomainServiceWhen you find it, double-click on it.In the next window that opens, click the 'Stop' button. Then change the 'Startup Type:' to 'Disabled'. Now press Apply and then Ok and close any open windows. Click on Start/Run,type CMD then press Ok.At the Command Prompt copy and paste the following command,then press Enter:SC DELETE DomainServiceThen type EXIT then press Enter.Restart your pc.************************Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.Double... Read more

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Ok, there is a gaming server that me and my friends play on. We all have static IP's so it's not a problem, but a few of our friends are on dial up and their IP's change everytime they connect =/. It's a private server so they block other IP's other then the ones on the allow list, but the people with Dynamic IP's and with dial up can't get on since their ip's change =/. Is there anyway to .. I guess the word is mask. Make it appear as some number that always stays. Any help would be appeciated, I know that sounds kinda odd, lol.

Answer:Kind of an odd request but ^^;;

I'm using Earthlink dial-up, and a static IP is available for extra bucks.

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Hey, how do i detect what kind of motherboard i have?? because i want to upgrade my motherboard becuase when i start up my computer i see my speed and it supose to say 1304 butttt it says 20mhz lol anyonee?? thx

Answer:What kind of motherboard???

You could download Aida32 Enterprise version and run it. It should tell you the brand/make of your motherboard.

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I am trying to figure out exactly what type of memory I need but have no clue as to where to look to find out exactly what kind of memory I need or what it looks like. I am trying to avoid taking anything apart. Any answers or insight would be appreciated.
Not totally daft, just plain stressed! )

Answer:Need memory..what kind do I need?

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Hi guys,
My PC has stopped working and I'm pretty sure the PSU is the problem, as it's been making weird noises for a while. I'd like to have a go at fixing it myself. It currently has a basic 500W PSU but that doesn't seem to have been very reliable. My PC specs are intel quad core CPU, 8GB RAM, 1GB Nvidia graphics card, 500GB HD, running Windows 7 home premium (sorry I don't have more detailed specs, but I can't boot it to check them at the moment!). I'm not a gamer, but I am a professional graphic artist so my usage is somewhat demanding.
Looking at PSUs online there seems to be a huge variation in price. I see a basic 500W PSU for £8.99 which seems really cheap and I'm not risking that. But then some of them are up to £200! Given the spec of my PC, could someone with more knowledge recommend a PSU to me? Wattage and recomended brand if that makes a difference? I don't mind spending a bit more on something which will improve performance and reliability, but I also don't want to buy something expensive if I don't need to.

Answer:Confused! What kind of PSU do I need?

"its been making weird noises for a while"
That's probably due to the fan or fans not working properly, and the failure of the psu!.
The replacement would need the same fixing holes, so check the measurements before ordering a new unit.
As for the make and model recommendations, someone else might have a few suggestions and link.

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