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Why can't I type the question mark symbol when I try to type?

Question: Why can't I type the question mark symbol when I try to type?

for example when I text and I ask a question I cant seem to find out how to put the question mark symbol I have a windows 8.1

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Answer: Why can't I type the question mark symbol when I try to type?

does your keyboard NOT have a key for '?' ...
or nothing happens when you press said key ?

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I can't figure out how to type a degree symbol on a ThinkPad S-1 Yoga, type 20 CD running Win 8.1.  Can anyone help?Thanks in advance.

Answer:How do I type a degree symbol on a ThinkPad S-1 Yoga, type 20CD running Win 8.1

It is not a yoga question, but, rather, a windows question. Look here for one solution:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/using-special-characters-character-map-faq#1TC=windows-7Or here if you have a keyboard with a number pad with numlock on:http://www.alt-codes.net/Or, type Alt+248

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I can`t get the question mark for my acer Aspire netbook to come up. All I get when I key shift question mark is the french e with an accent.

I tried to change the keyboard to US but to no avail. I can`t seem to delete Canadian french keyboard layout.

What m I doing wrong

Answer:Can`t get question mark to type out

It should work :(
Try to boot your computer.

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Answer:When I try to type a question mark, the keyboard d...

Go to Control Panel, Region and see what it says the Format is. If you want English, it should be English (United States) or English (Canada). If it already is, post your Acer model number.

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How do I type an inverted question mark on my Windows phone?

Answer:How do I type an inverted question mark?

If you hold the normal ? key you will see the .

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For the last 6 months my workstation stops producing the ' at' and other symbols. It takes about a half hour to hunt down the solution and apply it every time. This is incredibly annoying and wont stay fixed. I have windows 8.1 which is an English os but live in Holland. Any tips on how to finally knock this crap on the head would be really appreciated. Why does the system keep reverting? Jeeze.

Cheerio
By the way, you guys have been really helpful in the past, your work is appreciated.

Answer:Cant type @ symbol.

Originally Posted by kanga


It takes about a half hour to hunt down the solution and apply it every time.



Can you site some examples what these solutions were?

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Question: Type a tick symbol

HiWINXP SP3 Does anyone know if it's possible to type a tick symbol? If it is, can you tell me how to go about it please?

Answer:Type a tick symbol

Lower case letter 'a' in webdings font.

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I just set up another user account on my laptop and for some reason I cannot see the language bar or type the 'at' symbol. When I login as the other user everything is fine. Help, I don't know how to fix this.

Answer:Can't type 'at' symbol or see language bar Windows 8.1

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
On the profile that has an issue kindly change the keyboard layout to English ( choose region )  from control panel.
Kindly let us know if this help and private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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I have been seeing this image ALOT around websites:
http://backend.skyzyx.net/images/qt-flash-1.png


Is there a way to fixing this?


I use FireFox on a mac OS X computer]

Answer:Quick Time symbol and question mark...?

Reinstall QT? It usually fixes the icon cache problems. I had it too before reinstalling yesterday and now its gone.

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Acer 5736z lap top

Answer:How to type @ symbol in Acer 5736z laptop..?

Isn't it above the number 2 key? Just hold down Shift and hit the key.

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I am using a Microsoft Wired Keyboard 200 but there is only the Dollar currency ($) symbol but not the Pound currency symbol thereon. What combination of keys would generate the Pound symbol when I am typing an e-mail message? Is that possible?

Answer:How does one type the Pound cuurency symbol on a US Keyboard.

Alt 0163 or Alt 156 £ Pound sterling

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Microsoft has released a HotFix, which adds support to the Indian Rupee currency font in Windows.
But what do you do after you install the update? How do you actually use it in practice on your computer? How do you type the Indian Rupee symbol in your documents? What if the person you send document to does not have the Rupee font installed? How to preserve the Indian Rupee Font when sent to other users or computer ? MVP colleague Ashish has written a nice article on how you can do it.
Have a look!

Answer:How do you use or type the Indian Rupee symbol in Windows or Office?

Anand,
I think you have linked to a scrapper site which is copying articles from Ashish's blog, please link to original blog

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Cannot type in Email address because keystroke for AT symbol will not type into address i.e. john.smith AT gmail.com types in as john.smth"gmail.com. Also do know how to access Symbols Characters as back up

Answer:Unable to type Email address Keyboard types not AT symbol

1. It's considered bad manners to ask the same question more than once.2. Check that your keyboard layout matches the keyboard you are using. http://www.howtogeek.com/121169/how...

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Hello,Microphone quit working.  Seems to be a software/driver issue. The ThinkPad is fully updated (e.g: both Microsoft and ThnikVantage) .Microphone test (e.g: trying to record) results in no voice.Video is operting well.  Also can hear well any calling party bu they cannot hear me.Please help/advise.Thanks, G

Answer:T500, XP, audio problem, microphone, machine type: 2081, model type: CTO

Just an add-on to my earlier posting; An external microphone is working well. Problem is only with the internal mic.Seems to be related to recent Lenovo updates.Reinstalling the "Conexant HD Audio input" didn't resolve the problem. Any help?Thanks,G

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I haven't figured out how to get rid of it.. i don't see anything I set in ease of access.  it's making like s a squish sound every few letter i type.  it doesn't do it like for every letter.  it's not when i touch the mouse pad either.  please give me some ideas on how this happened..??

Answer:Inspiron. I don't know what settings I screw up on but when i type I hear like a squishing sound on every so many letters i type.

Always include your model name and number as well as the operating system when posting a question. Also include a clearer explanation of the problem.

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How do reset the manchine type.    After a  R40e F11 rebuild, Machine type has changed to TP-1S____  .I need to reset to the type 2684-KRG where do I do that?  

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About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), without my regular menu/toolbar, etc on top. I did notice a little icon right before the url it shows at very top, clicked it & got a menu-thing showing the permissions of the settings, etc & I could click to view cookie data (in which I was thinking "yippee I got it", lol)... I can "remove" & "block", however each time I can make sure I do all of the however it doesn't seem to help because in a little bit "poof" it comes up just as before! Of course it can get irritating!
Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts & if it does p... Read more

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Hi all, I got today Lenovo S510 model: 10KW005NAX I want to get a cable or adapter to connect Displayport to HDMI 1080p LCD I have from before There seem to be passive and active converters, what I understood from online is that if I have DP++ PC I can get a passive converter or else I need an active converter. I don't know if cables can be active and passive too?For example: Amazon linkSo the description says source can be DP or DP++, so it has a chip inside it? so it's active? So... can anyone tell me what is my displayport type (Lenovo S510) ? and maybe shed some light on what I need to get clear picture to HDMI in? Appreciate your help   

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So lately i found this nifty lil Twitter app that comes with Windows 10 But when i click a tweet with a vine retweet or such it gives me an error saying "Unsupported Video Type Invalid File Type" Has anyone been using the twitter app lately and are getting the same error?
-Cheetha

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so, a few years back i read a magazine that said to change the type of computer in device manager to standard pc because it made the computer run a little better or faster.

so now i've got my laptop and i've noticed it getting slower and thought that i would do this... VERY BAD MOVE!!!

i can still boot windows and everything - it meant that i had to let the computer reinstall all of the drivers for my hardware - but i have noticed in the device manager now that there are two instances of 'standard pc', there is also a new section titled 'other devices' with about 15 devices that seem to have no driver for them - some mention 'ISA' so i am guessing that changing to standard pc means that windows thinks my laptop is now a desktop pc with ISA slots???

i find that when i put my laptop lid down the thing shuts down, when i press the power button it turns off straight away (doesn't even shut down!). i had had the laptop configured for ages to do nothing when i closed the lid and give me shut down options when i pressed the power button. i look in power options and i can only cinfigure the monitor screen and hard disk power off options - every other option is not available. when i do bring up the shut down options i can no longer choose standby.

i have also realised that i can not turn on my wireless connection - i've tried all sorts to get it to work with no avail! the laptop is an acer ferrari and when i call up the manager app... Read more

Answer:can't change computer type back to original type in device manager!

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So lately i found this nifty lil Twitter app that comes with Windows 10 But when i click a tweet with a vine retweet or such it gives me an error saying "Unsupported Video Type Invalid File Type" Has anyone been using the twitter app lately and are getting the same error?
-Cheetha

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  About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), with no toolbar, etc on top. Of course it can get irritating!
  Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts to play for at least 10seconds) & below video has a button that says "SKIP AD in 15 seconds" & then counts down to 0, then I can hit the skip button, & it goes away. It also happens just the same nomatter if I'm using Chrome or ie.
  Any clue??? If I had an idea of their name or source, I should be able to find some sign of their existence in regedit, but I don't seem to find any indication anywhere including at top or bottom of screen when they open. The two types of popups do not look or act anyway similar/related,... Read more

Answer:Unable to find source of adware-type popup on both chrome & ie, now a new type!

Hello angelgabbby I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the sa... Read more

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About 6-8weeks ago (guesstimate) I started getting a random window popup at various times while browsing online. The semi-odd thing about it is #1-same type of popup on both ie & my Chrome browsers; #2- I hadn't downloaded/installed anything around then; #3 I havenot been able to find their source; #4- Have not found any scan (malwarebytes, Panda, pcpitstop, etc) that seems to locate it, nor does my Winpatrol. The popup windows vary in advertisers, but most frequent is for the game "Big Farm". They are always fullsized page & open in a new window (not just a new tab), with no toolbar, etc on top. Of course it can get irritating!
Now, as of 2days ago I've suddenly gotten a new & BIGGER annoyance... Quite often, especially when I open my browser & go to do anything (such as switch sites/pages, open history, etc), I get a blackish popup come down about 3/4 over my page, and has a video box (which seldom starts to play for at least 10seconds) & below video has a button that says "SKIP AD in 15 seconds" & then counts down to 0, then I can hit the skip button, & it goes away. It also happens just the same nomatter if I'm using Chrome or ie.
Any clue??? If I had an idea of their name or source, I should be able to find some sign of their existence in regedit, but I don't seem to find any indication anywhere including at top or bottom of screen when they open. The two types of popups do not look or act anyway similar/related,

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Answer:Unable to find source of adware-type popup on both chrome & ie, now a new type!

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I set up an Outlook account on a new-to-me laptop. I had been unable to download email for several months, since I didn't have a computer. I had been saving the emails I wanted to keep and had planned on downloading them into my new computer. After setting up the account, it appeared the system automatically downloaded all of my email from the server. I know this is default behavior which I turn off. So I went through that process, double-checked to see that all the email was downloaded, and went out to my server.

I discovered that what I thought were copies of the emails were left on the servier. I didn't want that to happen. I dug around to find the location that I have used many times to do this, and couldn't remember or find the location to make this change. So I came to Seven Forums. I saw the step-by-step instructions...go to the account, select it, click change, click advanced and uncheck the box that says "Leave a copy of email on server". When I went to the advanced dialog box for changing accounts, I discovered there wasn't any such box. I dug around some more, decided to subscribe here and ask why mine was different.

In the mean time, since all the email was downloaded to my computer, I went back out to my server, deleted all the email, and purged the trash. Then I went back to my Oullook and discovered all the email that I had "downloaded" was gone. After digging some more and callling my ISP service desk, I discovered that ... Read more

Answer:Is default email account type deteremined by type of device?

Hello Hagridore and Welcome to Seven Forums!

No, I don't believe the problem is because it is a Laptop.
Email can be very confusing to setup with the different protocols such as POP3, IMAP, and MAPI.

Referring to "Outlook" can be confusing, as it can mean different things.
Outlook may mean the MS Office Outlook client email program, or an Outlook.com email address.
MS has created confusion here imho.
When you say "Outlook accounts" do you mean email accounts in the Outlook client program, or Outlook.com email address's, or both ?
What email client program are you using, such as MS Office Outlook, MS Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, ... ?
Also fwiw, for WEB (online) access, Hotmail accounts are being converted to the outlook "WEB format" now...just to make it more fun

From what I know, setting up an Outlook.com (or Hotmail) email address with IMAP does not work without a 3rd party paid solution.
MS uses their own proprietary MAPI protocol (or POP3) for hotmail/outlook email address's accessed in a client program.
If it is possible to use an Outlook(Hotmail) email account with IMAP in a client email program, I would like to know how!

When I delete a POP account (Windows Live Mail) I get a warning about messages that might be lost...
Did you get a warning message when you deleted the POP account?

edit:
I just looked at this again, and see it's in the Office forum.
So, can I assume you are using MS Office Outlook on all the PC's?
If so, w... Read more

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Hi!I was wondering if anyone could help me with this issue. My G580 is still inside the warranty and started showing this flickering lines and areas of the screen that are a complete mess. I am trying to request a service to get it fixed but I am asked for a machine type, model type, and serial number. I found the serial number but the form keeps complaining that it should be a maximum of 9 characters (and mine has 10). And for the machinge type and model type, I just can't find them. There's nothing on the sticker showing a model like it is shown in the help section. Can anyone help me please? Thank you!













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Answer:G580 - Can't find machine type, model type, and SN seems to be wrong?

Hi afm, welcome to the forums,
 
have you had a look under the battery?  Quite often the sticker detailing the information will be there, it can also be found on the box if you still have it or on the first screen after entering BIOS.

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My main notebook is a T60 type 1951. The backlight (or the inverter) is faulty (the screen has a red hue, and if I operate it at anything higher than the lowest brightness setting, the backlight just cuts out), and I need to send the machine back for repair (thankfully it's still under warranty). I have a spare machine, a T60 type 2007, and I am wondering if I can just plug the hard drive from the faulty machine into the spare one without any risk of screwing anything up, or of anything not working. I've looked on the net to see if I could figure out what the difference is between the two types, but I've not had any success. The only apparent difference between the two is that the faulty machine has a DVD multi-recorder (Mat**bleep**a DVD-RAM UJ-842 according to the device manager), and the spare one a DVD/CDRW (Mat**bleep**a DVD/CDRW UJDA755 according to the device manager). So: is it safe for me to simply remove the hard drive from the faulty machine before returning it for repair and simply swapping it for the drive currently in the spare machine? Many thanks in anticipation!





KoenT60 1951-FDG 14.1" DVDRW XP ProT60 2007-43G 14.1" DVCD/CDRW XP Pro









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Answer:Swapping hard drive from T60 type 1951 to T60 type 2007

The biggest difference between the two is the fact that 1951 has Intel integrated graphics, while 2007 has ATi dedicated GPU. You'll have to load the video drivers if you're intent on using this drive, but it shouldn't bluescreen on you. Apart from that-and possibly wireless if the cards are different-you should be OK. Hope this helps.

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How do I search a directory for a file type, and have it only show files that aren't that file type.
For example, searching a directory for only .jpg, and have the search only show files that are not .jpg, such as .txt, .png, etc.
 

Answer:Searching by file type, showing files that are not that type?

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Hi
Windows 8 hypervisor hyper v is bare metal hypervisor. And vmware workstation is not. So will the new any difference between these two in terms of performance on a Windows 8 machine?
Is there any article document contrasting these scenarios?

Answer:Performance comparison of type 2 hypervisor vs type 1 hype

A simple web search should give you plenty of information.

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I am using Chrome 51.0.2704106 m (64-bit). 
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1.
 
I haven't done a thing to my computer and now I can't type into Google Chrome Omni Box, Incognito or any other part of Chrome. Even this message had to be done in a word document and cut & paste here. I tried my backup browser, Firefox and it also has the same problem.  Yet when I go to my last resort, IE it works fine? I turned off all my extensions and add on and it still didn't work. I reset Google Chrome by using Reset Settings and nothing.  I downloaded a new Google Chrome and still the same problem. I tried to go back on my Windows 7 using System Restore yet this didn't work as the 2 possible earlier dates said the files were bad. I tried to add another search engine under settings yet I can't type into any of the Chrome boxes.
 
I ran Malwarebytes, AVG, Sypbot, Kasperay home scan and nothing was found. I ran the Google Clean Up Tool and nothing.  I can access Word Pad. I have msftedit.dll on my system.C:\Windows\System32  I use AVG for my anti-virus, Windows Firewall and OIbit Malaware fighter.  I went to Google conflicts and it said no conflicts. See the results at the bottom of the page.
 I am using Chrome 51.0.2704106 m (64-bit). 
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1.
 
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Answer:Can't type anything in Google Chrome, Firefox yet can type in I.E. HELP PLEASE!

I bet it has something to do with this:
 
Zemana AntiLogger Free Zemana Ltd. 1.8.2.320 c:\program files (x86)\keycryptsdk\keycrypt64(1).dll 
 
Try disabling/uninstalling it.

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Since about 4 weeks both laptops startup extremely slow, whereby the 7542ZG is slower than the P273-M.It can take more than 20 minutes before the 5742ZG responds on (mouse) commands in a normal way. The P273-M is quicker, but also significantly slower than before. Both laptops react in a similar way during startup. CPU and RAM usage drop off after a few minutes, but there remains  a high level of disk I/O on both laptops. After the harddisk I/O becomes normal, both laptops operate in a normal way for the rest of the time. Both laptops I have upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago and both worked ok. My impression is that after the latest Windows 10 update to build 10.0.10586 startup has become so slow. Checked Taskmgr on harddisk activity at startup and found the following (same for both laptops):Service Host: local system (network limitations)Service Host: local service (network limitations)Service Host: local systemare responsable for disk I/O of 90 to 100% during 10 to 15 minutes at every startup.Both laptops are "cleaned" regularly by running Privazer. Also the list of startup programs in Windows auto start is very limited. No virusses and malware found. Also used Windows Problem Solver, but nothing found. Also done nothing "special" with both laptops, indicating to me it has something to do with the Windows 10 update(s).Does anyone has an idea?

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Since about 4 weeks both laptops startup extremely slow, whereby the 7542ZG is slower than the P273-M.It can take more than 20 minutes before the 5742ZG responds on (mouse) commands in a normal way. The P273-M is quicker, but also significantly slower than before. Both laptops react in a similar way during startup. CPU and RAM usage drop off after a few minutes, but there remains  a high level of disk I/O on both laptops. After the harddisk I/O becomes normal, both laptops operate in a normal way for the rest of the time. Both laptops I have upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago and both worked ok. My impression is that after the latest Windows 10 update to build 10.0.10586 startup has become so slow. Checked Taskmgr on harddisk activity at startup and found the following (same for both laptops):Service Host: local system (network limitations)Service Host: local service (network limitations)Service Host: local systemare responsable for disk I/O of 90 to 100% during 10 to 15 minutes at every startup.Both laptops are "cleaned" regularly by running Privazer. Also the list of startup programs in Windows auto start is very limited. No virusses and malware found. Also used Windows Problem Solver, but nothing found. Also done nothing "special" with both laptops, indicating to me it has something to do with the Windows 10 update(s).Does anyone has an idea?

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I have 2 router one is a thompsons speed touch (wire) and the other a linksys(wireless) and i cant get the ps3 to connect to the internet properly everytime i try i get nat type 3 (that is limited connectivity) so if anyone know how to configure the router so i wont have that problem please help
 

Answer:Solved: How to get from nat type 3 to nat type 2 using two routers one wired other n

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So my laptop comma key suddenly decides that it wont play ball. I try cleaning the key and it turns out Shift+(comma) to get < works. Confusing no? And very frustrating when I have reports to write. Please help.
Toshiba Satellite
Windows 7

Answer:Laptop wont type 'comma' but will type '<' ?

do you have only one language on your laptop? did you try alt+shift?

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Since about 4 weeks both laptops startup extremely slow, whereby the 7542ZG is slower than the P273-M.It can take more than 20 minutes before the 5742ZG responds on (mouse) commands in a normal way. The P273-M is quicker, but also significantly slower than before. Both laptops react in a similar way during startup. CPU and RAM usage drop off after a few minutes, but there remains  a high level of disk I/O on both laptops. After the harddisk I/O becomes normal, both laptops operate in a normal way for the rest of the time. Both laptops I have upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago and both worked ok. My impression is that after the latest Windows 10 update to build 10.0.10586 startup has become so slow. Checked Taskmgr on harddisk activity at startup and found the following (same for both laptops):Service Host: local system (network limitations)Service Host: local service (network limitations)Service Host: local systemare responsable for disk I/O of 90 to 100% during 10 to 15 minutes at every startup.Both laptops are "cleaned" regularly by running Privazer. Also the list of startup programs in Windows auto start is very limited. No virusses and malware found. Also used Windows Problem Solver, but nothing found. Also done nothing "special" with both laptops, indicating to me it has something to do with the Windows 10 update(s).Does anyone has an idea?

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Hi, I have pop up error message Unable to cast object of type 'System.Boolean' to type 'System.String'" comes up every time windows 7 started...
So I check the msconfig if some start up software has error but I couldn't find anything.
I unchecked all start up application and reboot it but still have error message.
So I go event viewer then I found the error happened in the same time I start up the windows 7 so this might be the one.
This is info for error I got.

Log Name:Application
Source WMI
Event ID 10
Level : error
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.

Is there any way to fix this error so that pop up error might stop??
Thank you!
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to cast object of type 'System.Boolean' to type 'System.String'"

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In the HP ENVY 13t (i5-7200U, Intel HD 620, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD), what speed is the RAM? is it 1600, or is it 1866?  Is the 256GB SSD a SATA, or is it a PCIe?  Is the 13.3? FHD display a TN, or is it an IPS?

Answer:What is its RAM speed, SSD type, and display type?

Double, please usehttps://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/What-is-the-RAM-s-speed-Is-the...

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Finally after 3 weeks I find this solve for this error message

{ Unable to cast object of type system.boolean to type system.string }

by this tool " CCleaner" and It's works! 100%

Enjoy ​
 

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Unable to cast object of type 'System.Boolean' to type 'System.String'.I get this message when I turn on my laptop.What does it mean ? How should I fix it ?Dell Inspiron 1545, Windows 7

Answer:Unable to cast object of type 'System.Boolean' to type 'System.String'.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1084910-solved-unable-cast-object-type.htmlUse restore point to set computer back in time to an earlier working state in which this does not occur and then perform security updates etc seems to be the fix according to this. However one person stated that with Event Logging service turned off, that also fixed this issue if a restore point is not available to go back to.

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Hi guys -- i want to upgrade the ram in my pc. The motherboard is this one click here and says it can handle pc2100 ramThe ram i want to install is 2 x 256mb pc2700 333 mhzWill this cause a problem ( or actually not work at all ).Many Thanks in advance

Answer:Question on ram type

will work but the board will not run it at its full speed (333Mhz).

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I am duying a video DVD recorder and in the brochure "This unit can record only on a DVD-RAM disc that complies with DVD-VR standard Version 2.0 or 2.1. Is this the same as Type I and II that I have seen on DVD-RAM discs.

Answer:DVD-RAM Type I and II Question.

typeI is not removeable from its caddy, whereas typeII is.

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I have a Belkin G wireless router model number F5D7230-4 and Internet service is through Embraq. I called Embarq and have the modem set up for ps3 and i also called Belkin and got it all set up with my ports and DMZ also both modem and router is set up for UPnP. when i check my playstation it says im still running Nat 3 But i can get on internet fine. so i checked with playstation and got even more ports. i have 80,443,5223,10070-10080,9293 for TCP and 3478,3479,10080,5223,3658 for UDP open. Now if i skip the router and connect from modem to PS3 hard wired i get Type 2 which is fine. so im guessing i have a problem with router what else do i need to do for router to work right.
 

Answer:PS3 NAT 3 type question

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I just bought the computer I'm typing on yesterday. I have very little experience with Windows Vista... My concern is that when I look at my task manager, I'm running 87 processes. It isn't exactly making a noticeable difference with speed, but I'd like to know which of these I could get rid of. I've used MSCONFIG to turn off everything at startup that I was sure I could get rid of... I'm mainly just looking for the communities input into this matter.

The log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:17:31 PM, on 8/4/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Toshiba Registration\Registration.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Micr... Read more

Answer:Different Type Of Question With HJT Log

I guess at first this seems like just one of those, "is my log clean?" posts. However, I really do think having 86 processes running is an issue...
 

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Question: JSP type question

I have to write a JSP program to display a calander and i am hung up on step. How to i determine what the first day of the month is, as in sat, sun,...

thanks for any help
 

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Hello everyone,

How does a file infector know if it has already infected a file?

Answer:question about type of virus

I don't quite understand the context of your question. My guess is that the file infector doesn't know and it will just add the malicious code to the file and overwriting it if the code was there already or just duplicate the code again.

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look at my signature to see what it is, is it compatible with ddr type ram? if not then with what??

Answer:question on ram type for my computer

Have a look at my Guide on how to find out what hardware you have that is in my sig.

Use my steps there to find out what speed of RAM your computer has (ie: PC3200, PC2700, PC2100).

Regardless, it wont be higher than PC3200. Often, PC3200 is easier to find and sometimes cheaper than slower RAM. PC3200 will work on most any system that uses PC2700 or PC2100 RAM, but not vise versa.

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In system properties under system type, it says that I have a 64-bit operating system, which I know is (x64). When I go to Computer -> C:, my program files folder has a (x86) after it, which I know is 32-bit. Are these at all related? What does it mean?

Thanks

Answer:Question about system type

That is the program files folder that a 64bit OS uses for 32 bit applications.

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I know this question will tell you immediately how technically naive and out of date I am, but I need to know the answer, so I have to ask!

I'm shopping for a portable CD player. That's right; a CD player. I want to play my classical music CDs while I travel. I don't need to download MP3 audio files or anything like that. All I want is to be able to carry some of my favorite professional (not home made) classical music CDs and a player when I go on trips.

I've found some online, that say they play CD-R/RW discs. I know there are lots of CD formats, and I recognize CD-R/RW, since I do occasionally copy files to CDs myself.

My question is: If it says it plays this kind of CD, will it play the typical professional-style classical music CDs I already own tons of? OR is it saying I'd have to copy a CD to my computer, and then burn it specifically to a CD-R/RW style disc to have something I could play on my CD player?

Stupid question, I know, but like I said: it shows who you're dealing with!
 

Answer:Naive type-of-CD question

Yes, the CD player will play your CDs. You might run into a problem the other way - trying to play a CD/RW in a CD-ROM player - but a CD/RW should play all types of CDs. Hope that helps.
 

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Anyone out there who'd try open their Toshiba Satellite A50 laptop, what type of RAM and Hardisk brand you all have inside?
Does all toshiba laptop comes with Toshiba RAM and hardisk?

Answer:Satellite A50: Question about RAM and HDD type

Hi

As far as I know the Satellite A50 uses PC2700 DDR modules. These modules should be compatible:
PC2700 256MB (PA3311U-1M25)
PC2700 512MB (PA3312U-1M51)
PC2700 1024MB (PA3313U-1M1G)

There are different Satellite A50 models but I think there should be a 60GB HDD IDE(ATA-6) 4200rpm with a 8MB buffer size.

These are all informations that I have found.

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I was wondering if there was a bios out there that can boot ANY OS. Like slax, EVERY WINDOWS EDITION, Linux, MAC etc. I basically want my PC to be able to boot any OS out there but is there a bios that can do that? I know some new PC's that run windows 7 can't run XP unless you put a different bios on there soo.....

Answer:A question about a type of Bios

A standard IBM PC compatible BIOS can boot any operating system that the computer can natively run. Any OS that runs on IBM compatible hardware is started by a bootloader whose first instruction resides at a fixed location and running the code at that location is the only thing the BIOS needs to do to start the OS booting. Then the bootloader code is responsible for loading and initialising the OS, whether it's any Windows version, Linux, OS/2 or whatever. An OS that cannot run natively on the hardware needs an extra layer of emulation to be set up, this is not the role of a BIOS.

I'm not aware of any situation where a Windows 7 computer would be unable to run Windows XP without a different BIOS, can you provide any illustrations of this?

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Hello,

I just have a brief question on RAM. I looked inside the computer and on the 2 x 512 MB RAM I have inside it says DDR 400 CL3. My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-8I915PM-FS and the closest I could find on the website is this one, without the S at the end.

I was wondering whether either of these 2 1GB sticks would fit: Samsung and Corsair - notice that on the Samsung one it doesn't say CL 3 at the end.

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Brief Question about RAM type DDR400/ CL3 ?

Try the crucial system scanner
http://www.crucial.com/

It will advise you on what type of ram is suitable for your system
 

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ok. im not computer dumb what so ever.. but all these new ram speeds and stuff confuse me.

im building a new desktop.

the motherboard is calling for ddr2 667 ram.. would it not run as well if i threw in some ddr2 675?

only reason i wouldnt just buy 667 is because im a hyper-x fan and its offered in 675 and not 667.
 

Answer:memory type question????????

Yes it should work. Any one else have any suggestions just in case im wrong?
 

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Hey everyone
So I use Windows 7 64-Bit Professional.
I have a ADSL modem/router (Im not sure) and it is connected with wires in the main computer which belongs to my dad.
I use a NIC to connect to the internet but I don't like it!
I dont get full performance from my internet and I pay for 10MBPS (about 1.2 MBPS downloads).
My other friend also have a 10MB speed connection but he is connected with the router. So when ever he download's stuff he get's 1.2MBPS speed download and I get only sometimes and also I need to use Internet Download Manager for that. He uses FireFox to download and he download's on full speed (I can't do the same. Only by using Internet Download Manager).

So I'd like to make my wireless connection to a wired one. A one the will probably give me the same performance like at my friend's computer.
How would I do that?

Answer:Some question's about my connection type

Actually I can do whatever I want without my dad's permission because he doesn't really "connect" to these whole thechy stuff.

I love you know how to change the QOS router limiting. What what will this effect?
Also I have only 4 Bars out of 5 in the wireless connection. If I change the bandwith will it be effected?

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After updating to cyan in lumia 520, i'm seeing an arrow mark over wifi icon. can anyone tell me why its showing??

Answer:arrow mark seen over wifi symbol

=> data transfer

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hallo, everyone. i hope someone can help me with this. What is ATA 100/133 RAid. I don't understand what is Raid. is it a speical funtion or what. also, what is the difference between single sided memory and double sided memory. Can we combine both type of memory into a motherboard or just only all single side memory module on all slot or we can combine both single sided memory and double sided memory. What is the a memory bandwidth? hehe, is it depends on the motherboard or what please help me. Thanks you!!!!
 

Answer:Question about ATA 100/133 Raid, and memory Type!!!!

1. What are you trying to do?

2. Do you have any idea about what you are doing?

3. Buy a static wriststrap! (Or risk frying your 'puter)

As for your Q's...

RAID is short for Redundant Array of Independent Disks.
This means that is stores the same data on several disks, which reduces the chances for loosing data if you computer/on of your harddrives crash/-es... It can also be used to stripe data across several disks, which allows for faster read/write operations...

It was usually only used with servers, but are now getting more and more common with desktops.. (Though most of those are built by the users, and not store bought)

ATA is short for Advanced Technology Attachment. That is again a specification for data transfers on the IDE bus... (what you connect regular harddrives to)
The number behind it tells you the maximum transfer capability the drive/controller has...
If it says ATA 100, it has a theoretical maximum transfer capability of 100MB/s etc... You'll never (or at least not outside a special lab) reach these speeds, but you'll notice a speed increase from the lower specs... ATA133 is new and supports all the older transfer speeds...
So if you are buying a new mobo (motherboard), you should choose one which has an ATA133 IDE controller...
If you're buying a harddrive, compare the prices on the ATA100 drive and the ATA133... Choose the one which fits your budget best...

Single sided memory only has memory chip... Read more

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I have a friend who has a PC that was home built by someone else a while ago. What I know about the computer is that it is running with a Pentium 4, 1.6 Ghz. What type of memory does this computer likely use?
 

Answer:Solved: Quick Question: What type of ram do I need?

For the answer to that you need to find out what motherboard you have. Use SIW to find out. Look under Hardware - Motherboard - Model.

SIW: http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

Or you can try using an online scanner such as the one at www.crucial.com to see if it can detect your system.
 

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When doing the MGTOOLS step, I needed to disable McAfee and even though I right clicked on it and exited, it still came up through the process...will this mess things up?

Also, I got this message

Error Message Type 4

If you receive a message similar to any of the below. It just means that you do not have the Microsoft .NET Framework software installed from Microsoft Update. You should install this as many .NET type applications require it. The processdll.exe program which is part of MGtools will not run without this software being installed. You don't have to install it but the output from processdll.exe can sometimes be critical in getting your malware removed.

Quote:
The application failed to initialize properly (0xc000007b). Click on OK to terminate the application.

So----I terminated and want to know if I should install the Microsoft. NET Framework software and if so, where do I get it from? Also, should I rerun MGTOOLS after that?

I notice an improvement in my computer already. Thanks to all who have helped so far. This is an educational and humbling experience.
 

Answer:MG TOOLS error type 4 question

Ignore McAfee and ignore the Error Message Type 4, just allow MGtools to run all the way thru to the end.

Then if you are still having problems, attach all of the logs that were requested in the READ ME. Also make sure you describe your problems.
 

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Does the USB Type-C port on the X270 capable of "DisplayPort Alternate Mode on USB Type-C Connector Standard specification, and is capable of providing a video output to DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA?"

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I am having problems with connecting to certain secure sites. I have 2 computers here my main one and one is a backup. I've made sure the site is on the exceptions to my firewall (windows) and Kaspersly. In my securoty options I have all of the SSL s marked. I don not have PCT 1.0 and can';t seem to find the program to add it. The is a frames site and I can now get to the main menu page but when I try and click on one of the stores I get teh outside frame but the inside will either turn white or it says that the page is offline. Yet when I get on my S/D's it goes right to it. I've even opened the options on both and made sure the same one are checked. I have the same problem in either IE 6 or 7 or firefox. I used to be able to access it now I can't. Can anyone one help me please?
 

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One of the tv shows we were watching was axed in the US, but because it was a joint US/Cdn production, aired fully in Canada. Meanwhile, I have learned that all the eps are to be found on isohunt, but I haven't a clue about this type of file sharing.1. How do you DL & view these files?2. I use AVG Free & Malwarebytes & wonder, is this enough protection?Again, completely a newbie about this kind of stuff, so please no flaming....Thanks,

Answer:Newbie-type question about isohunt

Unless you can prove to us that the material you want to download is not copyrighted, we cannot advise you on how to obtain copyrighted materials via file torrents otherwise known a peer-to-peer sharing. Isohunt is a peer-to-peer file sharing program. Since this is a US based forum we must adhere to US laws. Bleeping Computer bases the FORUM RULES as quoted here, on US copyright infringement laws.No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.

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I have seen articles about TiVo-like devices that can be run on a PC. The ads and articles ignore the subject of how many channels can be recorded at once so I assume they will do only one.

Does anyone know of one that will allow recording several channels at once?
 

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I have a question regarding the USB 3.1 Type C port on my acer, which is Thunderbolt 3 compatible aswell. Why is it not possible to charge the notebook with this port? Other Notebooks, like the Macbook 12 or the Dell XPS 13/15 are avaibale to gain power over this port with a USB Type C charger. Strangely, im able to charge other devices with this port on my notebook.  Im just confused, because USB 3.1 Type C specifications state that power delivery is meant to work in both directions.  Any help?

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when you SLI two cards...does that give you a greater pixel pipeline?

would two 7600 gt's do well for sli

or should i just buy one 7900


help a fellow gamer out!

thanks
 

Answer:sli. what type of cards should i get. and a quick question

Actually, 2 7950 GT's running in SLI are awesome,You'll pick up some insane speeds and the textures will look phenominal, and the graphical quality will be astounding. Just remember to purchase a more powerful psu and add some fans in the systen becaues they will run extra hot.
 

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Recently decided to upgrade my Mobo and RAM but need to know a few things before I place an order. This is my first time doing this so...

First how do I identify which type of Pentium 4 chip I have so I can correctly choose the mobo and what will I have to look out for to match up with the chip?

I wanted to get something along the lines of the ASUS "P5GDC Deluxe" i915P Chipset Motherboard For Intel LGA 775 CPU here: http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductdesc.asp?description=13-131-519&DEPA=1

Also is DDR2 really worth getting over DDR?

Thanks

i should also add that I have a p4 2.66 with 512kb L2 Cache just need to know the Socket number (I think)
 

Answer:Identifying P4 type and Motherboard question

Go here, and download Everest Home Edition. It will tell you everything you want to know, and it's free. Afer you install it, just click on "Motherboard" and then "CPU".

As far as the Ram goes, somenone else will have to help you on that, sorry.
 

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For internet connection i used vodafone sim through vodafone adapter.i installed this software successfully.i could connected internet  through vodafone sim. but one probelem that isaw  "no network access" in network symbol(notification area) in right side of the task bar.a yellow mark in network symbol.which setting block the access network.please help! 

Answer:no network access (yellow mark symbol )

I'd make sure that the firewall is set to allow this software to allow for this internet connection. Adding this to vodafone software to the exception list for allowed communication software. Also you will want to make sure that your settings are correct if the firewall exception does not correct this. If you go to Start -> Run, enter CMD and when the DOS shell appears type IPCONFIG/ALL and write down your IP, subnet, gateway, and dns info that is shown and post it back here for us to confirm correct settings.

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The on page 7 of the user's guide that came with my new laptop it says that my Ideapad 320-15ABR, "supports USB 3.1 (Gen1, Output 5V ds, 0.9A DC)".  I purchased a SanDisk Ultra Type-C 3.1 flash drive.  However, when I tested the drive it did not perform any better than a Type-A 3.0.  The attached photo shows the results of benchmark tests on both drives.ATTO Disk Benchmark results I also did some crude tests by moving large files to both drives and clocking the time it took to transfer the file.  Transfer time to and from both drives was about equal. I called Lenovo Technial Support and spoke with John.  I gave him this information and, after a minute or so, he told me that my laptop did not have USB 3.1 and that the documentation was wrong. I find this hard to believe.  So my question is does the Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ABR support USB 3.1? Thanks in advance for any replies. 

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Using the "advanced html" button in the admin bit of ezboard, i tried to insert a hyperlink to a java-chat room.

i put this html in the Header box:

&ltb&gt&ltfont face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"&gt&lta href="www.clans.ws/schumie/" target="_blank"&gtReal-time
F1 chat. Click HERE !!!!!&lt/a&gt&lt/font&gt&lt/b&lt

see www.f1mbs.cjb.net to see what i mean

however, when i refreshed the message board, the link was there, but for some reason clicking on it takes you to :

http://pub52.ezboard.com/www.clans.ws/schumie/

and then automatically to:

http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/404error.html

Why does this happen ? If Ezboards permits the use of HTML, then why does it edit the link that i created ?

[Edited by Viper on 03-11-2001 at 03:06 PM]
 

Answer:HTML redirect type question in ezboards

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Just replace Better Thermal Paste and Pad , SSD Most of the screw are loose because it's really weak so has to replace it ... request inform

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hi, my wimax modem comes with this cable and I like it because it's thinner than regular cat 5 cables, but im just wondering if it has some flaws since it's missing some lines there...




thanks for your help
 

Answer:rookie question: what type of ethernet cable is this?

Looks like a standard 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX cable, just without the extra 2 pairs. Technically they only require 2 pairs (4 wires) to operate correctly.
 

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Hi all, In getting help regarding another matter, I have come across a question.  There are 5 USB 2.0 ports on my Thinkpad Advanced Dock.  Are they "native" or do they act as a "hub"? And if someone could clarify the difference, too, please.  My understanding is that "native" ports out a full 480Mbps each while "hubbed" ports share that 480...  Is that it? Thanks! Chris













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Answer:Advanced Dock (Type 2503) USB question...

Anyone, please?

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I am a left-hand user. So, I need to change my left button as right button ,and right button as left button. I can find the option about Mouse and UltraNav,But I can't find how to setup the Trackpoint's key(the three key below the keyboard) . I have saw the Trackpoint usage type with "lefthand user" and "righthand user" only one time. but I can't find the option again. anyone can tell me ,where is the "lefthand user" type option about trackpoint ? caution, not the ultranav & Mouse Properties. It looks like a utility. I don't know. sorry for my poor English, I hope you can understand the situation what I am talking about. I am a Thinkpad Fans from China.

Answer:A question for Trackpoint Lefthand type setup..

The "Switch primary and secondary buttons" checkbox in the Mouse Properties works for me; it switches the TrackPoint buttons as expected.

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I'm interested in thickness of HDD in E130. I read that in E125 was 7 mm HDD and there is troubles with 9 mm. So, is  E130 similar to E125(E130 is next-gen of this type netbooks, but there is huge posibility that Lenovo Engineers decided not to change HDD type)? Or 9 mm hard drive will work? Installing msata breaks warranty agreement, doesn't it? And i have some, maybe, obvious questions amout msata SSD(i've read about installing SSD in other Thinkpad notebooks), but I need some proves for Edge E130:1)Speed is limited by SATAII interface?2)mSata drive as bootable device will work?Last questions are not such important, but i'll happy, if Edge E130/E135 users will share their experience













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Answer:Type of HDD in Edge E130 and question about msata SSD

I bought the E130 as a travel computer, so I didn't have to travel with my X220T - which is a tank compared to this little fellow. I have the 3358-8dg model of the e130 (came with free-dos but I bought an extra 4GB Ram to up the total to 8GB). The HDD is the usual 7mm think ones as expected.
 
I've had my e130 for 2 days now and I removed the HDD it shipped with and installed a 64GB mSata instead.
 
Link to image
 
I then installed Win7 with SP1 from a USB in UEFI mode (see this thread: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-7-Discussion/Prepare-an-usb-thumb-drive-to-boot-windows-7-or-8-i... - installed Lenovo System Update 5 and installed all drivers and software along with all windows updates.
 
So, running only an mSata HD and booting from it is not a problem at all.
 
My windows experience index is 4.9 due to the Graphics: Desktop performance for Windows Aero.
 
The HD transfer rate is 7.9.
 

 
The exact model of the mSata SSD I installed is: Crucial m4 SSD 64GB, mSATA 6Gb/s (CT064M4SSD3)
 
I hope this helps.
 
Moderator note: images totalling more than 50k converted to links per forum rules:  Lenovo Community Participation Rules Also fixed broken link.

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i have windows 8.1 on my lap top and not only wil shift not let me type question marks, but i can also no longer capitalize the letter p. i can use any shift-plus-symbol keys but all of the shift-plus-number symbols seem to work. but if i try the others it just dosent type... whats wrong

Answer:Why can't I type question marks or capitalize some letters?

Reboot. If that doesn't fix it, try connecting another keyboard and type it.
-If it works, your laptop keyboard may have a hardware issue.
-If it doesn't work, try reinstalling your keyboard driver, then reinstalling Windows as a last resort.
There's more to it of course, but the laptop isn't in front of me to troubleshoot.

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I have been wondering what the best way would be to get people on communities such as myspace or [H]ardforum to conduct business with each other while maintaining their ability to use anonymous/non-authenticated accounts on these communitites.

For example if I want to buy something from a [H] member without using ebay or credit cards or checks...

There is of course paypal, but paypal has limitations with fraud, people under 18, freezing of accounts, etc...

Heatware and Ebay are limited because people set up accounts based upon good users...there is no real authentication.

Could using some form of asymetrical encryption scheme leveraging a key generated on a cell phone help with this type of online transaction engine.

I am an encryption/transaction noob so go easy
 

Answer:security type question- secure transactions?

The ceel phone is generating the keys?
Or the cell # is responsible for part of the key scheme?

Number spoofing isnt that hard so you cant used a tel number or cell id as a form if encryption...you would need something based on the diffey/helman exchange...basically PGP in a nutshell.
 

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Hi there,I just want to know if thinkpad T430 has support of SATA III or only SATA II version, bcs i cant find there any technical specs about interface (only about drives which come with it).My Vertex 3 SSD is operating only in SATA II so thats why i am asking this. Thanks.













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Answer:Question about T430 SATA type support

main and secondary SATA ports are SATA III capable. mSATA port is SATA II.





---T430s (i7 / HD+ / Intel 520 SSD / 16 GB Ram)Previous: X60s, Portégé R100

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Right i havent got a xp disc as it was preinstalled when i bought the pc years ago, anyway i thought about buying xp really cheap(the OEM version), now my question is if i installed it would i be able to install xp and keep all my programmes and the contents of my documents folder or would ALL of this be totally wiped leaving me just with xp and nothing else?

I feel this is abit of a stupid question but im not 100% of the answer so thought id ask

Answer:Help me clear something up please(Fresh install of xp type question)

Unless you do a repair, the XP install requires a formated harddrive which means everything will be gone.

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I am having problems with my wireless wifi connectionns, it is showig red mark on my wifi, i checked all the possinle answers in the internet, but none of them worked. I tried by going to device manager, uninstallig all the drivers, then tried bios settings, itsalled all the drivers from hp support. Still no use. My main prolem is my laptop wifi symbol is showig as red , when i shut down  or when i kept sleep mode. When i do restart again and again for 3 or 4 times, my wifi symol is coming ad workig properly. Again when i shut down and open after sometime wifi is showig as red mark. I am facing this prolem from past 2 weeks. Apart from this i brought this computer for 800$ 16 months back and i faced lot of issues like keyboard issues, battery problem, heat sink fan. I reached hp guys and paid 70$ just to check what the problem is, and they didt fix the prolem. Seriously i am pissed off with this laptop.

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Hi,

I am going to upgrade my machine soon and was thinking of buying a Motherboard Bundle but the one I am thinking of getting has a Graphics slot called 1 PCI-E 2.0 x16

I have a 512 mb AGP nvidia Graphics Card in my current setup but will this be compatible with the 1 PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot??

Here is a link to the place I am going to maybe buy this board from...

Link:
http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?MBB-P45Q82

Many thanks

Nester
 

Answer:Solved: Graphics Card type compat question...

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Ok so here's what I used to have orange boring cones for .mp3 .mp4 . all my many file types that I would look at daily.

I really need to change the look of things. So I downloaded something called "Filetypesman" which is totally freak out of this world for a quick way to change file typ icons in windows 10.

So I switched the file types icons with these pretties. For .mp3 its the little pink butterflys and for .mp4 and .flv there both flowers.

It looks like this! picture below.
Now once you see the image you will notice that for the first icon its a pink flower and then for the second its a folder icon from that show. Which is just something I used quickly to see if it would work. Now here's what I did I used filetypesman to change the file types icons to flowers and butterflys but for the shows folder icon I made a shortcut from the first file and changed its icon. But then I'm stuck with 2 of the same things in the same folder. Is here any way to remove the original file to keep the shortcut or to just change the icons on the originals.

I already have the folder icons changed I was working on that pretty late last night.

So now I was wondering if there's a way to change the flowers to something more specific like a image turned into a icon from that show. Because I can't use all of the images in the .mp4 the same for the assassination classroom because I also have some dragon ball z movies also downloaded to my pc.

So I'm looking for a way to change th... Read more

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I have been researching free antivirus solutions. i found these referenced alot. AVG, Avast, BitDefender, and AntiVir. I know you can only have one run resident but can install others for scanning as long there isn't more than one running resident.

My question is which of these offers the best quality for its resident portion?
 

Answer:Antivirus resident shield type thing question

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Hi, I recently bought a P50s used, and I'm having trouble determining the serial number and model type. There is only one sticker on the bottom which reads "S481D0100260000XX 15/09" (where XX is two more numbers). 15/09 must be the build date, but the rest is a mystery. Going into the BIOS, it indicates that the first part "48106D0100" is the system type and "260000XX" is the Serial Number. But Lenovo's web page doesn't recognize either of these as model types or serial numbers. I'm pretty positive that it's a genuine Thinkpad. It has a US keyboard, a 1980 (non-touch) display, an I5-6300 processor, 8Gb of RAM and a 500 Gb HDD. Aside from the difficulty in getting support, I think that the serial number issue is preventing Thinkvantage Update (tvus) from working properly. The "Scan for your serial number" web page option doesn't work either. Does anyone recognize this format and know how to get a usable serial number? Thanks!

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Dear all,

I'm a newbie to networking and stuff. I'm using hyperterminal as terminal emulator both for console and telnet.

Several labs required me to traceroute addresses and if the destination is unrechable I have to press escape sequence to abort otherwise wait for 30 hop counts. I'm using ANSI setting.

Does anyone knows what the key combination for escape sequence in hyperterminal?

use case:
Test#tracerou 172.16.9.1

Type escape sequence to abort.
Tracing the route to 172.16.9.1

1 192.168.0.1 4 msec 0 msec 0 msec
2 8.9.2.1 12 msec * 12 msec
3 21.24.32.17 12 msec * 12 msec
4 * * *
5 * * *
6 * * *
..
..
30 * * *

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Hyperterminal newbie question: What to type for abort sequence?

They are 3 plusses in a row
+++ and press enter
 

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I really need to change the look of things. So I downloaded something called "Filetypesman" which is totally freak out of this world for a quick way to change file typ icons in windows 10.

So I switched the file types icons with these pretties. For .mp3 its the little pink butterflys and for .mp4 and .flv there both flowers.

It looks like this! picture below.
Now once you see the image you will notice that for the first icon its a pink flower and then for the second its a folder icon from that show. Which is just something I used quickly to see if it would work. Now here's what I did I used filetypesman to change the file types icons to flowers and butterflys but for the shows folder icon I made a shortcut from the first file and changed its icon. But then I'm stuck with 2 of the same things in the same folder. Is here any way to remove the original file to keep the shortcut or to just change the icons on the originals.

I already have the folder icons changed I was working on that pretty late last night.

So now I was wondering if there's a way to change the flowers to something more specific like a image turned into a icon from that show. Because I can't use all of the images in the .mp4 the same for the assassination classroom because I also have some dragon ball z movies also downloaded to my pc.

So I'm looking for a way to change th... Read more

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I have a T61 type 7662 computer that has a busted nvidia card now, and I have the oportunity to aquire a z61m Type 9450 for a very good price.  The z61m has no harddrive, and I was wondering if the 80gb harddrive from the T61 can be moved over to the z61m? 













Solved!

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Answer:Hard drive question T61 type 7662, and z61m

yes you can use the T61 hdd in the Z61m.

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I have a Scandisk 8 in 1 Image Mate memory card reader. I am looking to buy an Olympus digital camera that uses D Cards. My question is will the Scandisk card reader read that particular card? I can't seem to find a definitive answer anywhere. The reader is marked with slots for SD/MC, MS/Pro, CFI/II, xD/SM. Does the "xD" signify D card?

Thanks for any input.
 

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I have a dead laptop (power issues) and have since got a new one. I'm trying to get the old laptop hard drive hooked up in an enclosure, but I can't figure out what the connection type is. It is labeled as ATA/IDE, but the enclosure I bought has the typical 40 individual pin receptor.
My hard drive is a 2.5" labtop drive with one thin plastic thing with 22 "pins" on either side.
I've been looking around on the internet for a while now with no luck, I just want to know what to call this connection so I can buy the appropriate enclosure or some other way to connect it to USB.
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/yBEvI2Y15e8Mu0cjGLjJSg?feat=directlink
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/caaYzLU_jQM9JhEhZSwkvg?feat=directlink
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/NA62ruVmx6fC_NzUlTs2WA?feat=directlink
EDIT:couldn't get these pics to link correctly from picasa, sorry

Thanks for any help
 

Answer:Hard Drive Connection Type Basic Question

Hi,
Take a look at this.

http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ADP2535S-BULK&cat=CCD
 

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My PC's been running wierd for about a week now and in that time numerous infections have been found, quarantined and removed. Last virus scan came back clear 'hooray!'... or so i thought...I use AVG free 8.5 and within the space of 45 mins i have received two seperate threat alerts. The first one was exploit phoenix exploit kit type 1112and the second one was exploit rogue scanner type 1148 The next step was unplugging it and drop kicking it out the window until these threat alerts popped up as it proves the machine is still under the influence of something. Can someone please advise me on the 'whats', 'hows' and 'whens' to restore my PC back to how it should be?Many much thanks in advance!

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Hi, I'm new here and have a few questions about my computer: Does the 8148CGU have an AGP, PCI or PCI Express? PCI-E came out in 2007 right? I know my computer came out in 2004-2005 or around there. What's a good, compatible graphics card for gaming? I can play games now but I want better performance and graphics. I play games like Elder Scrolls Oblivion, Dungeons & Dragon's Online, WoW, and probably more if I can upgrade. I want to upgrade my memory as well. I already have 512mb, can I just add another 512 to make it 1gb?  What kind should I get? I thought I knew, but maybe not.pc2700 184 pin? Besides that, I think I need a new fan (it's noisy!) so I was thinking of getting a new heatsink and fan all together, and a new power supply.  ...all without spending over $200  Message Edited by ahm on 08-14-2008 02:41 AM

Answer:A50 8148-CGU upgrading graphics, memory, etc. Question about motherboard bus type

ahm, welcome to the forum, I think can help with some of your questions, unfortunately not all (definitely not about prices). 8148-CGU Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz (1MB), 800MHz FSB, PCI Tower (4x5), Intel 865G, Intel 10/100 Ethernet According to the Detailed Specs. site for your system you have an AGP board; "Slot 1: full height, three-quarter length, AGP 32-bit AGP 8X (1.5v) (865G only)" The System Board Diagram shows that you have four memory slots for a maximum of 4GB RAM, (XP will only see 3GB). The recommended  Memory Options are pc2700 or pc3200. Looking at the Parts List you have an 230W Power Supply, depending on which graphic's card you choose you may also want to consider upping this. Another resource you may find usefull is the Hardware Maintainance Manual As I'm not a gamer, I'll let everyone else make recommendations as to what and where you should buy, hopefully keeping everything within budget  Hope this helps some

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Hi!

I've bought a Toshiba L30-134 PSL33 notebook one week ago in Hungary. I've registered at Toshiba for the international guarantee, so I saw that my notebook was made on 19.10.2006.
My friend bought the same notebook (Toshiba L30-134 PSL33) too (also in Hungary), two weeks ago. His machine was made on 19.12.2006.
It's already funny, but this is not all.
My notebook has a serial number starts with X, and my friends machine has this start with Z. That's OK.
But here it comes...
I have a BIOS version of 1.3 and my friend has a BIOS version of 1.9! 0.6 difference within two month??? Why?
The other thing. I have a DVD writer called Mat****a UJ-841S and my friend has an LG 4082! Again: why???
If you search at Toshiba for BIOS update you find nothing! It's very interesting. There must be BIOS updates, because I read here at another topis that someone has a BIOS version of 1.4. But there is 1.9 too.
Each notebook was brand new when we bought them.
Any idea?
Tell me when you have bought your notebook, which BIOS version it has, and which type of DVD driver it has.
I'm wainting for the answers, because I'm really interested!

Thanks,
Marcell

Answer:Satellite L30-134 PSL33 - Question about BIOS version and DVD writer type

Hi Marcell!

I?m from Hungary too, but I think I should speak english on this forum ? :) So, here is my notebook, I?ve bought it on 24.12.06.:

Type: L30-134 PSL33E
Machine was made on: 19.12.06
Serial: starts with Z
DVD drive: LG
BIOS version: 1.9

You shouldn?t be nervy about the drive, the Mat****a is Panasonic, and I think that?s as good as LG. Why are they different? I don?t know, maybe Toshiba had that type at the time. In the specifications I didn?t saw anything about the drive type, so I think that?s not relevant. I didn?t found another BIOS version for this model, so I don?t understand too why and what are the differences between the versions. But if you don?t have a problem with your machine, you don?t need to change the BIOS. This is not a PC, so you haven?t many options to change in the BIOS.
If you want to discuss about the notebook on hungarian language, I recommend you the Toshiba topic on www.prohardver.hu.

Best Regards
?bel

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I have been to the section of Win7 personalization where metrics are stored for text display.

If you look at the window options section for borders and such, and select a metric in ("Change Windows colors and metrics" will get you there in the search box) -- everything seems to be in there except the area called window text. Window text is in the illustrated screen area. I can make a screen shot if necessary.

Going to the selections that default at an item called Desktop then right click to open, Window text is not there. An Item called Window (single word) is.

The goal is to have my files and folders show larger in -- Explorer I guess-- and in the network file folders I have in an old style workgroup set up for the home.

I have tried all of the options at the metrics screen but have failed to get a simple folders and files list to display in a larger font.

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I just bought a new SATA drive and I plugged it in and formatted to NTFS in Acronis Disk Director. One thing bugs me, under file type it says:

"FS: NTFS Partition: 0xe (FAT16 LBA)"

whereas on all other disks is says just NTFS, ext3 or linux swap.
Screenshot below.

What does that mean?

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Hard drive File type system question

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