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Aarrrrrgh!!!

I've got myself into a hell of a mess attempting to tweak display on my Win 98SE computer. Its display properties are 16 colours, 640 x 480 pixels and the graphics are a standard PCI graphics adapter. It was an Intel (R) 810e, but the computer told me that the standard PCI was better, so I exchanged...
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privacy issue

this is probably a stupid problem(yes, there is such a thing, no matter what you've always noted)i need to take my ailing, dinosaur computer in for repair, or funeral preparations if so ill to save..my problem is...is there anyway to keep my personal folders and E-mail from being accessed by the...
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Cable modem problem?

i\'ve Knology Cable net Service. "they" say i\'ve 3Mb/s, but anytime I do a Bandwidth meter check I recieve anywhere from 300-392kbps. True that is fast enough for nearly all website browsing but downloading updates or playing games like WoW it is now to slow! i\'ve called my Provider...
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Backing up Sony VGC-RB40 Using Sonic Record Now!

I used to have a CompUSA Win 98 (originally Win 95)and a HP Win 98. I upgraded both by adding more memory and a CD burner which used Nero Express. Everything worked big. But, rather than add more memory and most larger harddrives (4MB and 6 MB respectively), I decided to buy a Mac (admire it)...
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WiFi, DSL, Wireless, Cable, Broadband etc.

I\'m totally confused as to what each of these means. Is DSL - Direct Satellite Link? What\'s dissimilarity between DSL and Satellite? Is there a dissimilarity in that and Broadband? Does wireless refer to mouse and keyboards so or does that mean satellite so? What does it mean on picpitstop when it has...
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one more for ya

when i run spybot this comes up and when i resolve it an hour or two later it is back again Windows Security Center.AntiVirusDisableNotify: Settings (Registry alter, nothing done) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify!=dword:0Is this a trouble and can it be...
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System shell notification icon

Hello i\'ve Windows XP with IEWhen starting my computer i get the inform (Cannot create System shell Notification Icon) when the the programme My Schedule, starts .Any thought what this means?craigy1012000
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HELP : Avenue A Inc. and MRU List

Spyware Avene A. keeps coming back. I run Spybot, remove it, run it again, and it's still there.Adware : MRU List, 2 negligible objects, keeps coming back on Adaware scan. they weren't there before.microsoft Spyware remover beta version didn't find anything. i\'ve Zonealarm firewall and...
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Memory Question

HI i\'ve a Generic PC with MSI motherboard and athalon processer XP+2200 i had 512 ram and bought a one gig ram installed it and took out a 256 so i have one gig and 256 gig, after i put the new mem in my PC was very fragmented is this normal or do i have to do some thing else when i install ram?? I...
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used hard drive

i\'ve a Compaq computer with a 80 gig hard drive in itIt has window xp installed on it. My problem is if I remove the hard drive from my Compaq and install it into anonther computer, Will the window xp still work or what can I do to get it to work?
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Hard Drive problem?

When attempting to load windows and I get to the part where you remove / create / a partition - it tells there is ,what is it 7000 mg and the drive is a 40 gig drive - switched to a 80 g drive and same thing - kind of stuck thanks for some advice - hope I got the terminology close
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Instant access

Hello, i now right now noticed a blank space in my toolbar at the bottom right of the screen and when i scroll over it it tells current access.I cann\'t find it in add/remove programmes and i have ran norton,adaware and spybot but i cann\'t resemble to get rid of it.i\'ve looked at sites showing how to do it...
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CHKDSK Question.

When I run CHKDSK on my Windows XP it goes by way of the whole procedure, steps 1,2,&3, then disappears real quick before I get a chance to read each thing. Is there some way to keep it from doing that? Thanxs
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thank you

thanks for all your \'s suggest e,verything is good right now,most thankful,padi.
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Some1 plez help me i dont know whats wrong

OK i have a little well a big trouble i have a HP not very old regarding 6-7 months and i got a game half life 2 and my computer lags a lot my computer has a Intel 82915G/GV/910G1 Express Chipset Family and some1 told me to update my graphics driver well i do not know how or what that is can some1 suggest me...
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just downloaded spybot search and destroy theres a problem

i now downloaded spybot and i attempted to click on update because it won\'t let me scanuntil i do, well i get an bug inform saying "ERROR RETRIEVING UPDATE INTO FILE' (SOCKET ERROR #10061) It won\'t let me connect to update.. suggest anybody?
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back up your harddrive?

My problem is if there is a way to back up your \'s installed programs and make it executable to install in my harddrive again without the old way like wasting away time,sitting in front of the PC waiting to finish downloading and installing every single software programme?let's say, my computer crashes and I...
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Hotmail forwarding

When I forward a inform with attachments that I retrieved in my Hotmail account, it (with the exception of videos) only appears at the forward address as bunch of gibberish. In the subject area it shows a text box.Thanxs
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Its to hot

My cpu is right now runing at 223f since we installed a new hard drive . Is this normal?
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can I add just add a stick of 512 to my 256??

Will my computer improve performance beyond the 512MB ram if I leave the 256MB in the 1st DIMM slot, and now add the 512 to it?? Is that Probably or does the ram in dimm slot 2 need to match dimm slot 1?
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Can Someone Help ME ??

Hi guys/gals ...i assume the man at the computer store ripped me !!soo this is my suspicion, well at start up it tells my processors speed is 3.2 but in photoshop it tells my processors 2.2is there a possibility that they copmuter man could have exchanged the start up screen to fool me & make a lil extra...
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Open Office

i\'ve installed Open Office which appear to have taken over my text documents - docs I generated in microsoft Word are right now appearing as Open Office docs and some, which are password-protected, can't be opened. How can I get these back into Word?TIADavid
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-Hunt for Rigtai driver-

I'm searching for a drive for an older fax/modem that usage to work find until I had to reinstall .I had never noted of the type before , but given that my computer expertness could be summed upon the back of a stamp that not surprising.It's a Rigtai Model 5614LPAReg No RIGTAI 25896-M5-Eon a circuit...
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Who's into mindless games

and remembers the old 'break the bricks' games from Atari or Nintendo that filled hours of time having to the highest levels?I've been carrying around the original DXBALL 1.09 game for years from computer to computer (and put it all on my grandkids computers as I built them). It was free...
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Power components of different voltage requirements

Hello all,My computer tower uses a 220V source (UK based) but I wish to re-turn home to my country which uses a 110 V, 50 Hz supply. I\'m having a 220V source installed for the tower but i\'ve perfectly good 110V peripherals at home.Can I usage my 110V peripherals (powered from their 110V source) with my...
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IE Plug Ins Error

Hello I run Windows XP and IEI get a inform saying an bug has happened while scanning IE Plug Ins.An unexpected problemwas encounteredERROR #: 0X80004003Please suggest craigy1012000
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Blank spam messages...

Hello...I was wondering if anybody else has been having these and if you searched a solution how to stop them.......It initiated a few weeks back, I initiated having spammed with blank emails, no address, no inform, no nothing now blank...I usage cloudmark to scan my emails but it doesn't/won't get...
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just got thrunderbird for email instead of outlook

Have Windows XP and Comcast broadband and NORTON...I now updated Norton past night..and right now my E-mail will NOT go thru...daily I update this occurs and I end up going back to before update...but I assume I NEED the updates..so how do I get my outbound mails to go right now?
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Dual Booting my system.

i wish to installed a dual boot computer. i am starting with a fresh hard drive, i literally wish to make a dual windows xp boot, or a xp\98 boot. what is the easiest way to do this?Does it matter what i install first? is there a real guide for this or even a step by step, or anything. i used...
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no images in OE6

I can\'t notice images in my E-mail. I was playing around with some services and was wondering if I could have turned some thing off that OE requires. I also went into tools and tested each thing there and all is right. The box is unchecked for "Blocking Images..." Or could it be an update from...
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