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Wndows 10 x86,x86 based PC but x64 based processor,can it go x64

Question: Wndows 10 x86,x86 based PC but x64 based processor,can it go x64

I have a 32 bit windows 10 and x86 based pc but x64 based processor,originally it was a windows 10 64 bit and x64 based pc but my hard drive broke and got bad sector,it got fixed my a computer fixer but he installed 32 bit instead of 64 bit,i have a windows 10 x64 installtion media but when i run it it says it cannot run on my pc,i really wanna go back to 64 bit because only 2.60gb of my ram is usable out of 4gb

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Preferred Solution: Wndows 10 x86,x86 based PC but x64 based processor,can it go x64

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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: Wndows 10 x86,x86 based PC but x64 based processor,can it go x64

It could be because of some driver or other HW but if processor is 64bit (and it is), 64bit OS should run on it without problems.

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Hi, I'm currently running a Windows 10 Pro PC with a 32-bit architecture. My processor allows for a x64 upgrade, but my system's information shows that my PC is x86 based. Can I still upgrade? I also have 6.00 gigabytes of ram, definitely enough for an upgrade.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:x64-based processor, but x86-based PC; can I upgrade to x64 bit?

No you cannot upgrade a 32-bit system to a 64-bit one. You can however, clean install a 64-bit system instead of the 32-bit one.

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Create Icon on desktop to open a websiteYa, I?ve done that for ever and it works great. But today I was on a chat with Norton support he was on my pc remotely trying to fix a LAN Proxy problem. He uninstalled several problem malware programs and installed some other programs including Google Chrome. After he was off the system I was checking around my HP Laptop and noticed the the Desktop Icons with Apps on the PC worked but all the web based icons did not work anymore. I did the procedure like I had many times before from a web site but the Icon just will not work at all. The error I get on all of them is when I click on the icon to open itIs Application Not Found.I?ve never seen this one before but I?ll keep trying to find the solution unless one of you gentlemen have a answer for me, I do plan on uninstalling Google Chrome and testing the icons again to see if that might have something to do with it?Thanks.Rod [email protected]

Answer:Desktop Icons web site based stopped working while PC based

What browser where you using before? internet explorer/firefox/etc?also is your browser still installed or did your tech uninstall it?Or perhaps the filelocation of your browser is no longer indexed.Simple solutions are often the best

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It says my processor is x64 bit based , but I'm running x32 bit Windows 10. It's a dual core,so if I'm running x32 only a core will work,or what?

Answer:x64 based processor

All it means is that your processor is capable of handling 64-bit. On a 32 bit install both cores will work fine. Obviously, by running 32 bit Windows you are missing out on some of the inherent efficiencies of a 64-bit set up. In short don't worry.

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when i go to computer info in windows 8 it is showing that i have 32-bit OS, x64-based Processor. i am slightly confused. does this mean i have a 32 bit OS installed but my computer is compatible with 64 bit? 

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

Answer:32-bit OS, x64-based Processor

Your OS installed is x86 (32-bit) and your CPU is x64 (64-bit) compatible.
You can run both x86 and x64 OS with your CPU.
Hopefully that answers your question. :)

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1) My motherboard is am2/am2+ and some of the processors on the compatibility list are am3.. will they work?

2) Do new amd processors come with thermal paste?

3) how do you apply thermal paste? would you say it makes a difference how you apply it?

Answer:Few processor based questions

1. "AM3 can be used on AM2+ socket" .... more info

So socket supports it but bios might not depending on the motherboard.

2. Every CPU I'v bought has come with thermal compound on the heat sink. Usually i buy arctic silver and apply that if I don't feel comfortable with the factory paste. You can always remove the factory paste and apply the third party paste if you notice temperature issues. You can use a program like core temp to monitor temps.


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I know in Linux there is a basic frame based word processor called Kword; but am using Windows, and cannot use that. Is there a Windows counterpart for it? Or any plan to compile Kword for Windows environment?

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Oh so i Run a Alienware m15x 6gig memory, Nividia 260m series GTX. So when i when to reinstall a new copy of windows 7 on, the Windows index says im running at 4.1 for processor speed when it should be almost 7.Any ideas?

Answer:Having i7 processor problems based off Windows index.....Needs help

Have you reinstalled the chipset drivers?

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So I opened my system monitor just for the heck of it this morning and when I did so I noticed I had the cnql1213.dnl power-pc based THING running on my intel-based mac. I see it is something called a Vundogrb.My question is can I just delete this or is there more that I need to do to successfully rid myself of it. I used to use Windows, in fact I still do sometimes for my laptop, but most of the time I used my Mac and so long since I really worried about this stuff that I'm not sure exactly what to do with it?Can you tell me something about this creepy intruder and how I need to deal with it?Thanks.

Answer:A PC based spy on an Intel-based Mac 10.11.14 Tiger

Assistance from Apple support given here: Apple is supporting this machine. I am closing this topic, to avoid conflicting information and causing confusion.In the event you still need assistance and Apple still is unable to resolve your issue. Please start a new topic in the Am I Infected Forum:

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i have a question in my mind!
i download a graphic driver according to my motherboard or my processor

thank you

motherboard = zebronics h61
processor = pentium dual core G630

Answer:Graphic Driver download based on motherboard or processor

I would say motherboard, having briefly looked up the specifications, the motherboard one appears to be more powerful.

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Answer:identifying processor firepower based off model number

Just write designation of "your processor" vs "another processor" in Google search, you'll get many hits with graphs and everything.

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Can someone please help me get rid of these three viruses that I can't seem to get rid off?

I have tried all of the steps that you suggested before posting for help. I have downloaded Adaware, Spybot, Anti-virus program from my internet provider, MCAfee AVERT Stinger, Sygate Personal Firewall (although I am not sure what I should allow on the network or not... _) the Windows updates. And still no luck with the removal of these:




Please help, they are driving me nuts. The performance of our PC is being affected. Thanks so much.

Answer:W32/rootkit-backdoor- Based!maximus ; W32/trojan.bwzc; W32/newmalware- Lsu-based!maximus Help!

Hi CharlotteD,I have moved your HJT log to the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, therefore you shouldn't make any changes to your system.Doing so, could change the results of the posted log, making it difficult to properly clean your system.At this point, the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Your HJT Log is posted Here.I'm closing this topic until you are cleared by the HJT Team. If, after your log has been cleaned, you still need help, please PM a Moderator and we will re-open this topic.If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send me a PM.

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As usual, when new, this laptop ran so well. I did add some necessary programs and have the usual slow down.
I have three questions,

Is it the processor that governs the over all speed? I had a 1.6GHz that was incredibly slow. The 2.6 was initially fast and made me happy.
Would it be cost effective to change out the processor? Can I change out the processor?
Is there a program that really will 'clean up' the *** that slows down a pc? I use Glary and/or Ccleaner. All they seem to do is eliminate my shortcuts and automatic signin locations. 

Thanks to all who strive to assist those of us who are frustrated.
May you be blessed in ways you have not yet imagined.  Pat

Answer:Slowed down - Inspiron 5559 Laptop, i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHZ 2.40GHz, 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

1.  Not by itself, no.  In fact, if the system has a conventional hard drive, that's the slowest component in the system.  If the system is running abnormally warm, that too will slow things down markedly.
2.  No.  The CPU is soldered to the mainboard, so a CPU upgrade means you must replace the mainboard - which makes it cost-ineffective.
3.  Again, it depends on the reason for the slowdown.  You may want to start with a thorough run of the Dell diagnostics (F12 at powerup).

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I am a teacher, and have had my students do some assignments on Open Office using machines that run Edubunu. They have then uploaded their assignments and I want to be able to mark them at home but I have windows based Open Office. Will I be able to open their assignments?

Answer:Can I open documents created on Open Office on a linux based system using a windows based Open Office?

Your school must be so cool if it uses Edubuntu!

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How can we get DSL modem's IP (Or other IP based devices like Wifi Router etc) if directly connected through Ethernet cable with a system.

If we dont have any idea of its current IP and it is already configured. I dont want to Reset the modem settings.

Answer:Get IP of a IP based device, IP of configured IP based device

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According to all reports the Atom N570 is a dual-core 64-bit processor.....granted its not powerful but is it better to install WIN7 64-BIT on it rather than 32-bit?

Answer:can you run WNDOWS 7 64-bit on an Atom N570 processor?

It is used in alot of netbook, and is compatible with Win7 x64.
You will get more out of the basic OS manouvers when installing x64, however x86 applications needs to be emulated to run. (Not to worry, not really noticable speed-wise).

Some applications does not run well on x64 platforms, so you should really check with the specific applications that you are using. However I would recommend installing the x64 version.

Review/benchmark tests:
Atom N570 Benchmark / Review - Reviews, News

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I have a Pentium D 3.4GHz processor on my desktop with 4 GB Ram, with a 32 bit Windows 7 installed, will installing a 64 bit version+ adding ram improve performance with my processor?

Answer:Will a 64 bit version of wndows work well on a core two due processor?

Please use this tool to update your profile specs or at least mention it here ...

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Question: Web Based VPN/SSH?

Im looking for something that will allow users to connect using VPN or SSH without having them install software on the remote computer.

We have a ton of users and we want them to able to use network resources, but dont want to support/be liable for peoples home computers.

What are my options?

Side Note: This is not for me, it is for uneducated computer users.

Answer:Web Based VPN/SSH?

PuTTY Portable an option?

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Ok, so I recieved my new ram today, Corsair 2GB DDR XMS3200C2PT TwinX (2x1GB) (CAS2) something or other, 2048mb worth. Now, I was under the impression that for the £170+ i spent ($300ish) that I would get super low latency ram, yet CPU-Z is telling me its Cas 3.0 despite the fact that it should be 2.0, can someone tell me what is going on?

My full spec:

AMD 64 3400 (socket 754)
128mb 6800 GT (AGP)
K8V T800 Pro mobo (socket 754)
2048mb PC3200 RAM

Answer:Help me! (Ram based)

It's running at what the ram is telling the PC to run it at.

If you want, you can try lowering the timings on the ram manually in your bios. Remeber to reset the CMOS if your computer does not boot after this.

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Question: PDA based Sat Nav

I've been thinking about buying sat bnav for the car and note that there are a number of PDA based options. This would seem to kill two birds with one stone, but are they any good ?

Answer:PDA based Sat Nav

I guess that's a "don't know" then ?

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HelloI use 'outlook express' and I have very little experience with a web based email system.Are there any advantages with web based ? I realise that web based can be accessed from any where and that there is good storage.If I moved to Web Based which is the best? Every one has their own preference I expect.May be the subject is as long as a piece of string or maybe there is a very simple answer.I will enjoy the debate and it may be of use to others,I hope so.gel

Answer:Web Based or ISP based which is best

Why not try an ISP which also has web based access? I use Waitrose mail and find it excellent - mail is scanned for virus and spam, pop3 acess is great and on occasion I can check mail via web when away.

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I have 1 MAC G4 connected to my LAN. The rest are about 120 PCs with 4 NT4 & 4 Novell 5.1 servers. The MAC connected fine. The problem is that 68% of my network packets are ARP (a MAC protocol). My network traffic has at least tripled with just 1 MAC on the network.

I am using a Fluke OneTouch hardware protocol analyzer to get these stats. Before the MAC was connected the network was running mostly 802.2 & 802.3 protocols. One other fact: the MAC is using Connectix to see the NT servers. I have not yet load MAC namespace on the Novell servers.

My goal is to run IP only with 802.2.How can I reduce/eliminate the ARP traffic?

Thanks in advance,

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Question: Web-Based AIM?

I just thought of this the other day and was thinking that it must be out there somewhere. Does anyone know of a website through which you can log onto AIM and chat simply through IE, Firefox, etc.? This would be really cool for if your using someone elses computer who doesnt have AIM installed and you dont want to install it on their computer. Just a thought.

Answer:Web-Based AIM?

It's called AIM Express

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I have Windows XP Service Pack 3 on my computer. How can I know it is x64 or x86 based?

Answer:XP - x64 or x86 based?

Press the Windows key and the Pause/Break key at the same time.
In the windows that opens, if it doesn't say x64 or 64 bit - then you've got the 32 bit version.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:02:33 PM, on 12/30/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DrvLsnr.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DrvLsnr .exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched .exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zapro.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\\LastFM.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\usnsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\Ad-Watch2007.exe
C:\brians drive\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
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Answer:what should I do based on this log?

Apologies for the delay in responding.

The workload on this forum is intense, and sometimes it is not possible to respond to every inquiry.

Please download ComboFix.exe

Save it to the Desktop

Double-click combofix.exe to run the program
Follow the prompts.
(Don't click on the window while the program is running, it may cause your system to stall.)

When finished, a log, ComboFix.txt, is produced.

Now, run HijackThis once again to obtain a new log.
However, since you re using an outdated version of HijackThis, please remove the version you have, and download the HijackThis Installer
Save to the Desktop.
Double-click on HJTInstall.exe to install the program.
A prompt appears showing that, by default, it installs to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis
Click: Install

At the main screen of the program, click on: Do a system scan and save a log file

Please post the ComboFix.txt, and a the HijackThis log in your reply.

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Question: LAN Based IM

we are looking to implement a network based chat/im software that will allow better control than the current one we are using. We use PopMessenger (from LeadMind) currently. The problem is it allows anyone to chat with anyone else on the network. We want to be able to use one that allow susie to chat with her supervisor, but not her coworker. It will allow Jim to chat with his marketing groups, but not with the CSRs...You get the point. We want to stay away from the public IM's like AIM and the like. Any ideas on a better software out there??

Thanks for your help


Answer:LAN Based IM

Many of the public IM products can be hosted on your infrastructure and
retain the concepts of Buddies and/or "Joe has sent you a message".
Contact the one you like and discuss the leasing options

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Question: Outlook Web-based

I have a question about outlook that is web based. I work for a company that actually moves to different companys and takes over departments, kind of like mangers persay`. Anywho my company well call it 'X' has a web based outlook program, also the company i am working for 'Z' also has a web based outlook email. Now i am wondering if there is a way to get both outlook accounts to my computer ie outlook express. Do you have an idea on how to do this?

Answer:Outlook Web-based

only if both accounts support POP3 access as well. You can just set up 2 new accounts in outlook with usernames, passwords, POP3 & SMTP addresses and they will both download to your inbox when you send/receive mail. Remember that when you send mail though, it will only be from your default mail account. That doesn't mean you can't change which is the default account before you send of course.

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Hello All,
In preparation of installing Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, I would like to change my old MBR based PC to a GPT based PC. What is the best way to accomplish this? I am already done converting all of my drives to GPT except my C: drive, do I change that before, during or after installing the new edition of Windows 10? My system is based on:

Intel Haswell i5 4690
Asus motherboard, Z-97 A
Crucial 256 GB SSD

Any help would be appreciated.

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I've been on ebay looking to buy an online business however I dont know whether or not they are genuine or just a waste of time. Any advice?

Answer:Web based businesses - a con?

They could be either - but why buy one - just start one.

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this is the browser i use actually available for 32 and 64bits systems

"Why settle for a basic build of your Firefox browser on Windows Operating Systems when you can have one that is specifically made for getting the most out of your system? Mozilla does not provide optimized browser packages for Windows, meaning you may be losing speed and efficiency when you use your browser; and truth be told, most people use their browsers all the time! That needs to change, so, here is the Pale Moon project: Custom-built and optimized Firefox browsers for Windows Operating Systems. Make sure to get the most speed and efficiency out of your browser!"

Download 32 bits:
Download 64 bits:

Adobe flash square for x64:

all FF addons are functional, enjoy ^^

Answer:Palemoon 5 (FF based)

I've used Palemoon before, it's a great product, however I really like Chrome and will continue to use it. I might consider it some other time though.

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Here is something I found talking about the new Linux based PDA. It has tons of features and looks really promising and is made by Sharp. Enough from me, check it out:

Wireless Communications

With optional peripherals and Sharp Mobile Services you can have wireless connectivity anytime, anywhere.

Integrated Keyboard and Sliding Cover

Sharp's clever integrated keyboard design allows easy data input without sacrificing space. Edit text or e-mail effortlessly with a standard QWERTY keyboard.

CompactFlashâ?˘ and SD Expansion Slots

Sharp combines the best of both worlds by offering two expansion slots. Two slots allow you to add two peripherals simultaneously such as a CompactFlashâ?˘ modem card and SD memory card. This seamless design makes upgrading easy and simple

Mobile Multimedia

Sharp's color LCD technology and high powered processor deliver top quality multimedia for all corporate and personal needs. The SL-5500 has a 3.5" 65,536 Color Reflective TFT Front-Lit Screen with 240 x 320 resolution for outstanding graphics and clarity, indoors or out.

Stereo Headphone Jack

Listen to your favorite music or movie clips anytime, anywhere.

Stylus and Touch Screen

In addition to the SL-5500 built-in QWERTY keyboard, the stylus and touch screen allows you to navigate through applications with ease.

One-Touch Access

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Answer:New Linux based PDA out soon!!

From the news forum ( 03-20-2002 ) :
CeBIT: Linux Mite(PDA) with Keyboard

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i need help designing a home based security system incorporating movement activated webcams the information i need is as follows :system requirements, software, that covers a number of webcams and possibly informs a mobile or pager as to any activity. this is as yet a standalone unit but i may want to incorporate a home sound system with speakers wired to each room of the house

Answer:pc & web cam based security

best bet contact banham security from yellow pages.johnny.

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Question: Web based surveys

I am looking to set up a survey on our website, but am completely confused and uneducated as to which packeage to use. Can someone please help an ignoramus. PS I don't want to spend an enormous ammount, but need something that looks good and works

Answer:Web based surveys

does your web host support either CGI or PHP ?If they do, you can use any one of a great many freely available scripts.If they don't, processing the poll/survey submissions will be more difficult.If you want a poll, just like the PC Advisor poll, perhaps you could confirm this. Likewise, if you would prefer a more comprehensive survey in the form of a questionnaire, it would help to know.Poll scripts are not the same as a more complex form used for question and answer surveys.Try these to begin with:click hereclick hereBoth of the above require PHP with a MySQL here this one requires PHP to run, but the poll does not need a MySQL here has a small application called Survey Generator, again in PHP.Chipmunk Poll is click hereAplomb Poll is click here and is pretty impressive - PHP but no database required.Simple Poll is click hereFor a wide selection of CGI and PHP scripts you can try Hotscripts for a ton of alternatives:CGI: click herePHP: click hereThe direct links I've given above are all for Open Source solutions, so you won't have to get your wallet out.If your web server does not support CGI and/or PHP, there are third party poll/survey scripts that are hosted separately from your site but included on your pages, but I don't suggest any of them since all of them that I have seen are advertisement driven.Finally, if your web host supports FrontPage Server Extensions and you have FrontPage, you could always just design a form that does what you ... Read more

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Note - QuikShip demos can't be sent to web-based email accounts due to their size (about 5.5 MB total).

i got my e mail from my isp at the time subscripton -MSN- is my e mail web based?
if yes how can i get an e mail which can receive large sizes files
thanks alot

Answer:What is web based e mail

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Rare and long term favorite game Superfrog by Team 17 is available for PC only on DOS floppies.Can XP be configerd to run these?

Answer:Can XP run Dos based floppies?

Don't know about XP but I found getting DOS programs to run on Win98 a pretty hit-and-miss affair. It's been a while since I've done it, but I seem to remember the best way was to create an MS-DOS based floppy and copy my autoexec.bat and config.sys files to it, then boot from it. You can create a DOS boot disc from click hereMake sure config.sys has these lines in it (required to access higher and extended memory):DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\HIMEM.SYSDEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\EMM386.EXEUnfortunately, I also remember having to fiddle around a lot (sound was often a prob) and in some cases give up. Wish you the best of luck though (I remember playing Superfrog on my Amiga, fab game!).

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I have an MSI that installs shortcuts to the 'Start Menu' folder on a user's profile. The MSI has been assigned by GPOs to several OUs within which the shortcuts are supposed to be visible. However, when the user logs into a machine outside one of these OUs, the shortcuts are still visible. Is there any way I can assign the GPO so as to prevent this from happening? Any other workarounds?



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I received two IM's telling me to open up a .pif file, but a friend warned it was a virus.

Not quite sure what the whole name was, I closed the convos.

Just wanted to warn you all.

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Question: Web based storage.

Hey folks,I have a customer who's mailbox is frequently filling up because they need to receive multiple 10MB files regularly but also keep these files on the mail server for a couple of days so they can sync their laptop. They've got an allowance of 100Mb oer mailbox, but they frequently end up going over this.What I'm looking for is a web based service where files can be uploaded to an online storage system, but also where customers can log in and upload their files rather than send them via email.I've seen one at, but was wondering if anyone used any other systems that do the same thing, and what they thought of it.Doesn't have to be free, just needs to work.Cheers.

Answer:Web based storage.

from Web Design.

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i just bouht a "p4 based celeron 2.2ghz 400fsb". what does that mean? is it one of those celerons that are super easy to overclock?

Answer:p4 based celeron???

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Can someone help me to understand the difference between Web Based and Pop 3 accounts? I recently switched from a Pop 3 ISP to Dellnet by MSN which is Web Based. Before, I could leave as many as 4,000 downloaded messages in Outlook Express without any problem. Now if I have more than 25 or 30 downloaded messages in that account, at one time, I get a complaint that there are too many messages still on the Server and they won't even allow me to send a message until I get rid of some of those downloaded messages. How can I overcome this problem? Is it possible to switch to a Pop 3 account and still stay with MSN? Also how can I get rid of Hotmail?

Answer:Web Based vs. Pop 3 Accounts?

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Question: Web-based Mail

Can anybody help me?i am just wondering if it is possible to have web based mail, such as Hotmail to run on Microsoft Outlook?If so how is this done?

Answer:Web-based Mail

click here though i maybe wrong,i think you may have to have the paid version of Hotmail to run through Outlook.

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Question: Web based reader

I am looking for a webpage based service, that exists or I can host myself, where I can upload pdf's to read.

I want to go to this site and have a library of books, click on the book, read some of it, switch devices and pick up on the same page I left off.

Does anyone know of something like this that exists? Kindle is the closest but it doesn't seem to like the pdf's I'd like to use nor is it web based.

Answer:Web based reader

Kindle has a web version, and it works well. However, I think the feature that you're going to have a problem with is the service remembering where you left off...

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Does anyone know of a free web based (probably java) msn messenger? I want to access msn messenger without downloading any files on my pc. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Web Based MSN Messenger?

Thanks,,,,been to that site. Seems to be a good site. Is this a time limited demo site because it tell me i have 2 days and 22 hours to use this service when i logged on and there is a registeration page link where credit card details are asked.

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one thing i dont understand is if i want to connect to a non web based mail server i should only need the IP address right? since there is no site the mail is on but rather themail is just in________?

Answer:non web based e mail

look up the POP settings. non web based == POP3...

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I want to register with a non web based email that will work with windows mail. my computer is vista. when i want to send a file my email accounts are web based and do not work with windows mail- which puts the files straight into the email and I don't know how to send them.

Answer:non-web based email

Call your Internet Service provider...

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This laptop would be used for school and general use. No gaming. Running MSoft office products, SQL Server, Visio, Visual Studio, occasional VMWare, maybe enCase and/or FTK, web, gimp(rarely), etc. Would an i5 machine be good or should I go with an i7?

Answer:i5 or i7 based laptop?

VMware alone would gain the most from an i7. That's sounds like your best bet.

How much in VMware do you intend to do?

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Hello, i have seen this quite alot. But is it a virus or whatnot, when someone sends you a file of the net and its says like  'do i look dumb in this pic?' and with an attached file. This happens in msn live? any thoughts on what type of software could be running it etc. its really annoying.  I opened one on my virtual pc, its bad, some pritty bad stuff it sends you.

Answer:Msn, Based Virus,

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Does anyone know of a FTP server, for windows, that has some type of a web based management utitlity. By web based i mean some type of a client that is logged into similarly to like a linksys router or something similar. I've been seaching around for a while but can't seem to find much.


Answer:Web based FTP server

I'm not sure it supports FTP, but the little I've seen of this, it's great.

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Question: Dos Based Programs

Just got a new computer xp pro. I have some dos programs and want to know if they can be used.

Answer:Dos Based Programs

Sometimes, yes. More info can be found HERE.

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I am trying to write a macro that will check a value in a column ( say < 100) and based on the answer either keep it or delete the entire row not just the data. I am trying to cull a list of any item less than a hundred in column d. Thank you

Answer:VBA to delete row based on value

The trick to deleting Rows via VBA is that they must be checked/deleted from the bottom up. If you start at the top and work your way down, a Row will be deleted, which will move all of the other Rows up at the same time that the For-Next counter increments.In other words, if you delete Row 2 when the For-Next counter is at 2, the original Row 3 will move up to replace Row 2, but the counter will increment to 3 and never check the original Row 3.So...Option Explicit
Sub DelLessThan100()
Dim lastRow, rwNum As Integer
'Determine the last Row with data in Column D
lastRow = Cells(Rows.Count, "D").End(xlUp).Row
'Loop through rows in reverse order
For rwNum = lastRow To 1 Step -1
'Delete Rows where Column D is <100
If Cells(rwNum, "D") < 100 Then
Cells(rwNum, "D").EntireRow.Delete
End If
End Sub

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I have a programme on my system which I just can't get rid of?
It was a CD Key changer, once extracted. it comes in 2 parts..

An application
Anicon which has the following sub MYDOCU~1\D-LOADS1\BATTLE~1.EXE

these are the basics...

The main-one is where its linked to an MS Dos which just won't go...
it keeps telling me that its not an System32 applicaton and I can't get rid off as its being used by another programme ( could this be the DOS aspect working) is there a way of finding out what other programme is using it?

Any help welcome...

Key : Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache
Entry : C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial.exe
Value : Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial
Last modified : 05.09.2005, 17:54

Key : Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache
Entry : C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial.PIF
Value : Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial
Last modified : 05.09.2005, 17:54

Answer:can't be rid of Dos based short-cut

Have you just tried booting in safe mode and deleting the two files you mentioned:

C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Battlefield 2 Keygen Serial.PIF

A word of advise: do not use kegens or cracks. It is a good way to get yourself infected with malware.

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I need to get the max number of days that an item has been open based off specific criteria.For Example:The data that is collected is for countries, status, and number of days open.I need the equation to check that all the rows with Brazil and unresolved which one has the largest number in the days open column. The spreadsheet has many countries listed so it will need to check the first 2 variables then compare them to find the max number of days. Thanks in advance on this one.

Answer:Max Value based off criteria

One way is with this Array Formula:=MAX(IF(A1:A41="Brazil",IF(B1:B41="Unresolved",C1:C41)))Enter this formula with Ctrl-Shift-Enter to place the {} around it and make it an array formula.

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Question: Web Based Calendar

2 of my users wish to be able to go to our webpage, goto a "log in" link and log into a private online calendar that their PAs can add and change for them. They wish for it to be 100% web based.

Now I know that sharepoint can do this but its a bit over the top for 2 users. Is there anything that is free ware or that is not really expensive that you guys could recommend?

Answer:Web Based Calendar

SugarCRM? Google Calendar?

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Question: Domain based EFS

We are looking for a domain based EFS method so that one user can encrypt something under their domain name and another domain user can log in and open what the other person saved. Does PKI allow this? We do not want to add everyone to the share list of every single file.

Answer:Domain based EFS

Look into Pretty Good Privacy...I believe they are still around...

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Question: ACPI x86 Based PC

Hello, i use Windows 7 32bit and i re-installed windows 7 other day then i check device properties i srealised  that it shows Computer as ACPI x86 Based PC , before it was use to show my model number and realistic ThinkPad icon on there and also at Devices and Printers place.. i installed all drivers it doesnt show any device with (!) sign.. i dont know why i cant see realistic icon and exact model type in Devices and Printers place on Windows 7 .. can u pls help me about this problem ? and pls how can i find ThinkPad Chipset driver for Windows 7 ? i have ThinkPad SL500 , 2746 A78 modelWindows 7 32bit___________________________ thank you ..

ThinkPad X201 3680-AD6 / Intel Core i5 M560 2.67Ghz / DDR3 8GB / Intel SSD 730 Series 240GB / 12.1 WXGA 1280x800p / Dual boot Win10 Pro x64 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit + X200 Ultrabase + ThinkVision LT2252p

Answer:ACPI x86 Based PC

You should install Thinkvantage Device Exprience to get that icon and the related functions back;

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I was wondering what is an IP address based off of, is it purely based off of your ISP?
Is it based off of the router that you use?
Is it assigned to your pc?

I recently switched from TWC to DSLextreme, I am using the same router as before, and of course the same PC.
So do I have a brand new IP address or is it the same as I had before?

Answer:What is an IP Address based off of?

External IP addresses (the one the Internet sees) is assigned to you by your ISP, and I'm sure it's based on location. If you move it would change. Switching ISP's will switch your IP, switching routers / modems / computers will not.
Internal IP addresses (within your network, generally 192.168.0.x) are probably assigned to whoever connects to the network first.. I don't know

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I have a really bad problem with a brand new SSD-based rig I bought from a fairly well-known guy on our Canadian buy/sell site, RFD. It is based on a Vertex 2 60 GB drive with the Sandforce controller. Here's the rest of the specs from Everest

Quadcore Intel Core i5 750, 2733 MHz
Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3P (I'll find out if it's the Rev 2.0 shown here)
Vertex 2 SSD with Sandforce controller
4 GB G.Skill DDR3-1600 Eco 7-8-7-24
2 x ATI HD 5450 video cards

This could get long, so I apologize in advance.

This guy built me a rig a month back and when I got it, it immediately started showing me the BSOD. I told him and he took it back; he told me that he had to somehow tweak the RAM timings because he was trying a motherboard that wasn't strictly supposed to take the RAM he was using. This was a big shock to me as I never told him to save a few $$ by trying something like that. I told him before the build that stability was my #1 concern. So I get the new rig with the right mobo. No BSOD, but what immediately started happening is that the computer has these little 'mini hangs' where it just freezes up when I click on a GUI element or request a task. Never stays frozen, just hangs for 3-10 seconds. I see the little blue circle spinning. This can happen when closing a window, or when requesting some other task. It happens with multiple apps. It does not seem to me that it is happening only when I ask the SSD to access large amounts of data.

I asked the ... Read more

Answer:Bad problem with new SSD-based rig

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Question: Dos based software

I am trying to load a dos based accountancy software from 3 disks via the A drive. The pc is windows 2000 driven and when I access the A drive and click on the install.bat file (the main file of 15) it begins to work but then a command comes up that readsc:\winnt\system32\cmd.exec:\winnt\system32\autoexec.ntSystem is not suitable for runnimg ms-dos and microsoft windows applications.I have also tried it through a dos prompt on the desktop by tryingA:\>csm/w/w"aminst.exe"but the same happens. The software is on some of our other Windows 2000 machines, but rather than getting someone in to install it I was wondering whether you could help me. ThanksJason

Answer:Dos based software

Win2000 like Win NT and currently XP are not DOS compatable. it is at the NT indicates New Technology.I am not sure about 200o the XP precursor but XP does offer a compatability check where older programs cam be checked out and if possible modified to run.Not always successful.Intiially therefor try this.Go the My Computer, Click on Help/Indexand in the field type compatability.If you get a response try it.Otherwise go the the program makers web site if they still exsist and see if a NT/2000/XP version exists

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I'm very new to all this. I have just taken over management of the site for Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy. I have had dreadful problems with the folk who set it up and then hosted it. I want to change to a new web host. This will be the first time I've had direct dealing with a web host, and am very nervous about it, as that side of the web is verging on incomprehensible to me. I've done various searches for reviews and forum comments, and - of course - been frustrated by the different views on different hosts. I know some of you have already replied to a similar question before, but here goes - Here's the list of hosts I've come up with to try, and hope for any experienced comments on these ...Webhosting UK, Netweaver, Wiser Hosting, 1and1, Dataflame. Obviously customer support in basic language is vital to me! In case it's relevant, I use Dreamweaver CS3.Judi

Answer:which web host (UK based please)

Hi judivb1,First of all, it would help if you mentioned the type of hosting that you are looking for (e.g. Linux/PHP, Windows/ASP, Shared Server or Dedicated Server).If it's PHP/MySQL that you are looking to host then Heart Internet look quite good and I believe that the Forum Editor is a reseller for Heart Internet.Heart Internet have just introduced a Domain Privacy service as well, which looks interesting.Have a look at the ISPA Awards website (see link below) for an independent hereAs I said, it all depends on what you need to host, but consider the following:-Zen click hereEclipse click hereUK Fast click hereEHosting click hereOrchard click here

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When I am trying to use a new utility or program that I have found linked here, I am having a problem viewing/inputting commands into the program.

I click the file, and a bunch of text will scroll, and it closes.

What is the cause of this problem? How can I stop my MS-DOS programs from doing this?

Answer:Using MS-Dos Based Programs

Knowing which program it is you are trying to use would go a long way in us assisting you.

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Hey guys, here at work we're looking for an ip-based kvm switch (8-port) that would allow multiple users in at once. This switch will be connected to all of our computers that we're working on (we're a computer repair shop) so that people from different places in the office can work on computers without having to take up their deskspace or office space. Also this would allow us to remote in from home and take over a computer real quick to do simple things like continuing windows updates or starting a new AV scan.

Does anyone here know of a device, and moreso does anyone have personal experiences with these devices that might sway my opinion? I'm looking to do this for <$1000 but i'm starting to realize that it might not be that cheap.

I've found the linkskey LKV-9208IP but their tech support said that only one video stream is allowed at a time. We could have multiple people watching but there was only one port we could control at a time.

Answer:IP-based KVM Switch

i use aten gear.

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Question: Web Based Mail

My e-mail servers down...does anyone know of a web base mail I can use for now...Pleeeese...

Answer:Web Based Mail

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I was interested to know if anyone knows of any web based sites or programs that allow u to use AIM without having to install the AIM software. I work in an office behind a proxy and cannot use the standard AIM because of that. I have been using MEEBO but the IT director for my company found out and blocked that site. Myself and this director dont get along do to my knowledge of computers is vastly more extensive than his so this is his way of feeling superior. If anyone knows any sites i can use please let me kno. i do think that he has put a filter on my account to block any sites that contain AIM in the address but im willing to try anything. Also, if anyone knows anything about "SURFGUARD", which is the program that they use to control internet usage at my company, that could be helpful that knowledge would also be appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Web-based AIM programs

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OK, here is what i want to do. I want to use my communications port (com1) to communicate with a demodulator to receive signals such as cordless phone, cell phone, police, cb, and weather channels. I have never attempted anything like it before, but i think it would be sweet to chill on my computer and listen to the police in the ghetto where i live. does anyone have any suggestions on what i would need to do this.


Answer:PC based rf scanner

A police scanner. But you won't be able to listen to cellular or cordless phone frequencies, the FCC blocks them.

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Hello everyone, I am seeking a web based software that I can handle customer database, Company assets per company, Invoicing, SLA management, Task and project management.

Open source would be nice but if not its ok.

does anyone know if any software is out there?

Answer:Looking for a web based software that can:

I think you might be looking for an ERP software package.
Here's a wiki list of various open source ones: List of ERP software packages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I, myself, have never used any of those though.

This one looks good too,

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Question: IP based headsets?

I have a friend who is trying to set up his security people with "walkie-talkie" like headsets.
He'd prefer to do some IP based system that would use a transmitter or AP to allow them to walk around the facility, yet be in constant communication with the others.

I know walkie-talkies would do it, but some reason he's asking for an IP based solution that will integrate with Netmeeting or some other IP-telephony app (that's cheap).

Any ideas?

Answer:IP based headsets?

There is one.. it's like the startrek communicators in the next generation.. the problem is I cant remember the name. Ill see if I can poll my coworkers as to what the name is.

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Question: IP based chating

I have 7 computers here in my office.  I have cable net connection.  Every system have its IP address.  I want chat with another systems through IPs.  is there any software? and free software plzzzzzz

Answer:IP based chating

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Alright some of you here know I am a Firefighter and I am also our IT director. Well my Chief made me the IT guy, I told him what I was going to do, I changed over from P2P to Windows Server 2003. Now he got mad at someone for locking THEIR computer in THEIR office (not his the Chief's office) and now he wants NO PASSWORDS on any computer. Not to mention I brought my OWN server from my house and spent my money buying the parts, software, and monitor for it.
I need help with gathering all the Pro's and Con's of having a Server Based vs P2P Network.......
Please help me from not wanting to quit my job.

Answer:P2P vs Server Based

What's to say? The thing that springs to mind is: No good deed goes unpunished.

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Question: MAC based VLANs

What is a quick and easy (and not too expensive) way to set up MAC based VLANs? I understand that Cisco's VMPS protocol is decomissioned and 802.1x authentication is the way to go.

I was hoping to use Windows Server 2008 R2 NPS to set up the MAC based VLANs, but I am willing to change software if need be. I also would like to use a Gigabit switch, not 10/100.

I would like to have three VLANs:
VLAN1 for servers
VLAN2 for workstations
VLAN3 for unknown machhines

Answer:MAC based VLANs

I think 802.1x would be the way to go for your desktops and unknown machines, I would statically set your servers on their own vlan and not mess with it. I think you can do it all with server 2008 nps and dot1x on a switch.

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Question: Hardware based Tor

This is pretty interesting, I think it would be a lot easier than having to setup Tor on your computer with that proxy crap and everything you need to do. It would be cool also if you could do something like select which port on the switch sends data over the tor network so when you want to use tor just move your Ethernet cable to that switch port or put a vlan on the tor network. Also at night or when you are away let your router/ internet connection be used as a tor relay.

What do you guys think?

Answer:Hardware based Tor

If they released a package that I could install on my own router, I'd probably at least try it out. The downside is that everything routed through Tor is going to be slower, so I wouldn't want all traffic to use it by default. It'd be cool to have it limited to one port on a router (using OpenWrt or similar) so I could simply hook up both my NIC ports and just enable and disable as needed.

Part of the current problem with encryption and anonymity tools is that just having them makes you stand out. If they become a standard part of routers, you won't look like you're specifically trying to hide something (and maybe some clueless people will get some better privacy out of it too).

However, I'm still a little wary of acting as a Tor node. I understand the technical details, but I don't want to get arrested because I happened to pass along a few packets related to some pervert's kiddy porn. Tor adds more complexity to the picture, but the data still travels to and from your PC. If someone were able to get logs from each node along the way, they could theoretically link the traffic to the source. I don't want to be a link in the chain the first time they manage to track someone down.

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Question: Web -based email

Hi Guys. Is there a anti virus email program for web based email such as "Yahoo or Hotmail". I run NAV 2002 at the moment to scan outlook express, my os is XP home. Thanks

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Hi all.

I have a problem and dont quite know how to solve it yet and I would appreciate any help that i can get.

Recently i bought the original Xwing CD, however when I got home i found out that this is a Dos based game and therefore wont run under XP. I have tried changing the compatibility to Win 95 but this doesnt work, it keeps telling me i do not have enough 'EMS Memory' and cannot run Xwing without it... how can i change these settings so i can play this game which used to give me hours of dubbed sound effects and talking to people like i had a steel bucket over my head.

All joking aside though is there away of using a command prompt outside of windows XP as in 95/ 98 and others you could always restart in Dos, and as everyone now knows you cannot do this in XP.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


Answer:Dos based games in XP...

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WD Diagnostic tool sees all the data intact on my HDD.
It also shows that the NTFS partition is ok.
But XP wont boot to Desktop, before than it restarts.
This 1 year old HDD showed bad SMART in POST.

Which tool now I can use to recover the data? Which tool to use in DOS mode?

Answer:Which DOS based Tool?

Try this

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Question: web-based emails

Are there any web-based email programs that allow you to insert a jpg into the message, not as an attachment.

Answer:web-based emails

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i have a website/forum of my own and i got this annoying little bastard that i guess is on dsl cuz he can change his IP quickly, then reregisters, so i want to file an abuse charge with his ISP, but how do i find that out?

Answer:find an ISP based on IP?

Keyser Söze said:

i have a website/forum of my own and i got this annoying little bastard that i guess is on dsl cuz he can change his IP quickly, then reregisters, so i want to file an abuse charge with his ISP, but how do i find that out?Click to expand...

Do a WHOIS on his IP to see if the registration information is consistent as he changes his IP. If so, you can report to the ISP listed.

If not, he's likely using a proxy.

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Question: web-based email

Hi GuysIs there a anti virus program for scanning web-based emails . Thanks

Answer:web-based email

Hello Mate this may be of interest click hereCheers Kev

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Hello All,
In preparation of installing Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, I would like to change my old MBR based PC to a GPT based PC. What is the best way to accomplish this? I am already done converting all of my drives to GPT except my C: drive, do I change that before, during or after installing the new edition of Windows 10? My system is based on:

Intel Haswell i5 4690
Asus motherboard, Z-97 A
Crucial 256 GB SSD

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:I Need To Change My MBR PC To GPT Based PC

It's been done before.
Here's the link that I posted on how it's done.
Solved Old Recovery partition - Windows 10 Forums
Or follow this Video:

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Question: Browser Based FPS

I found a game while browsing the internet today.
It's the only Futuristic Browser Based First Person Shooter game there is, it uses Shockwave, the graphics are not bad.
You can connect to online games by going to Settings and clicking Networking.
Game is in beta right now, new features/maps to come later but it can be fun to play with your friends.

Eh, I just thought it looked sorta cool so thought I would post it.

Answer:Browser Based FPS

Sounds like a great concept, but it worked about as well as I thought it would, "Internet Explorer has cause a fatal error and needs to close". And this is with a clean web browser.

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Question: Irc Based Game

Ok here's the deal:

I play an rpg that uses an IRC based client, but because I have a network: Anyone else one the network who tries to logon, can't logon do to the sharing of one IP. I remember running into this problem in the past and found a program that allowed me to select certain programs to use a proxy, but only those selected programs, not everything on the computer. I cannot, however, find this program again... . I search all over C/NET for it but after an hour of searching (I know I know... im stuborn) I gave up.

Does anyone know of where I can find such a program?

EDIT: If you want the URL for this game (as proof of such), feel free to PM me. I didn't post it in here, as I didn't want to get in trouble for SPAM.

Thanks ahead of time,

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I have an ASUS G72. I have 2 internal hard drives and I want to format the second hard drive as GUID for easy partitioning.

As I have read in this forum and on the internet, for GUID, you need an EFI based computer.

How can I know that my ASUS G72 notebook is compatible with GUID?

Should I format my second hard drive as GUID?

All suggestions welcome.

Thank you!

Answer:How do I know if my Notebook is EFI based ot not?

I'm pretty sure that it doesn't support EFI (I think only high end Asus desktop MBs support EFI).

I came to this conclusion by the fact that the driver download section of the Asus website lists only BIOS updates and not EFI-BIOS updates or EFI updates.



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How do I make a free web-based installer easily? You know, It downloads a file off the web and uses that to install.

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just would like to know what web based RPG games that you enjoy most.
I would like to try it out. unoffliction wars seem to be too complicated to me. any freewares you love most

Answer:web based RPG games

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Question: Home based LAN

I have a desktop and a labtop connected to a router. How do I set up a local LAN so each computer can see and talk with each other?

Answer:Home based LAN

Make sure both of the machines are in the same workgroup. If you are using Window XP, right click on My computer, choose properties, computer name, click on Change Button. Then check/change the workgroup name.

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Question: Web Based Email

I'm attempting to create a "Contact Page" for my web site. With it, I'm trying to send IP address with the email that they send.

Below listed is the code that I've scored from various places, but I for one, don't know much about php, and two, can't seem to figure this one out... any help would be appreciated.

on my site, I'll load the file contactpage.php - and in this contactpage.php I currently have:

<?     $ipnamex getenv ("REMOTE_ADDR"); 

$ipsystem gethostbyaddr($ipnamex);

$ipaddr $ipnamex;



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Answer:Web Based Email

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Hi all,

I am trying to access a reputable website associated with a telephone, and the site uses .XML files and .DO files.

Firefox simply pops up a screen saying open with or download to, but does NOT run the page.

IE downloads the page so the .XML file is visible.

I desperately need to visit this site, but simply can't get it to run.

Clues from my side - both browsers won't go there (although their behavior is slightly different)

Any ideas would be sincerely appreciated


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Am I able to work with ASP websites with Dreamweaver, or am I going to have to use Mirosoft FrontPage / Web Expressions?

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I am trying to run a dos based program with windows ME. The program runs okay but has no sound. I have a Sound Blaster 16 Sound Card. I understand that to get my program to run I need to make some entries in the config.sys and autoexec.bat files. I have no idea how these would go and would appreciate some help.

Answer:Dos based sound in Win ME

Download the DOS Sound drivers for your sound card from either or

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Use AOL on-line website interface for Email.

Working on a Mac with OS X 10.8.5 (although since my AOL access is on their web interface, I could access with other machines)

I tend to access through Firefox, but I could also use a different browser if that would help.

Need to provide copies of thousands of my AOL emails due to being deposed as a witness in a business litigation case.


How can I most efficiently copy the 1000+ emails from the AOL web-based storage to something the legal types will be able to print and read?

I'd prefer not to give a 3rd party access to my email and I'd also prefer not to have to PDF print every email, especially since I've just been roped in as a witness.

Any more-clever-than-me folks have any thoughts on how to copy a large number of emails off the AOL online site?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:AOL web-based email help

First download to a client i.e. TBird. If TBird which is easier than Outlook, follow these instructions: How to Copy Thunderbird Email to a Flash Drive | eHow
They'll be in text format so receiver won't even need TBird.

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I am running XP on a intel 1.8Ghz cpu 575 MB ram, I am the system administrator on this computer and other users are my family members. I have not gave anyone my password to avoid the problem we had with random downloads of programs over the net. Well it has happened with a program called Weatherbug and Wild Tangent. Everyone says that they did not do this and I did not install these, can some programs install without permission from administrator ?

Answer:xp and web based programs

WT is known to be bundled with online multiplayer games but WeatherBug I haven't heard of being part of some software. What have you installed prior to have noticed it?

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Hello I am currently having issues with useing anything web base games or google chrome. But IE works and I can use the internet with that. I have flush my IP and DNS but that didnt fix anything.

Error 2 (net::ERR_FAILED): Unknown error.
That is the message I get when I try to use google chrome.
If I try starting up League of Legends or World of Warcraft I get this message
(Could not connect to the HTTP server. Please check that your internet connections is enable and that your firewall is not blacking access.

I dont run a fire wall
I have ventrillo and IE working for internet right now.
Anything that has a web based application will say that it is not connected to the internet.
Also I am sure I have the last IE installed.

Answer:Can only use IE and non web based programs


I currently uninstalled the latest Internet Explorer and went to the one I had before. Still have same issue.

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