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PC Paradise Cruise

The "PC Paradise" cruise, a mix of sun, sand, the Eastern Caribbean, and technology learning sets sail this Winter. Geek Cruises and PC World magazine are partnering on "PC Paradise" to bring PC fans and technology noteworthies together in a colloquium at sea.PC Paradise offers a...
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HP NX9600 Repair Issues

My company bought 3 nx9600 on Feb 9, 2006, along with HP issue pack, 4 year, next day service.In May, one of the computers began to knowledge either the blue screen of death or would now re-boot for no apparent reason. It passed all BIOS internal diagnostic tests. After a week of attempting to...
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using windows with mac

I wish to buy a new laptop for personal and professional usage. It would be used for apps such as Quicken, Excel, and wireless internet connection. I would also like to usage it with a Smart Board in my classroom. Some people have told me that Mac is the way to go. All of the other...
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glare

i\'ve a 17" laptop which I usage repeatedly when I\'m outside or in my car. Frequently because of bright, sunny conditions it is difficult to notice the screen due to the glare. Does anybody know of such a thing as a glare reducer or some such film that can be applied in front of the screen to...
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Welcome to the new PC World Forums!

Hello and welcome to the brand new PC World Forums! My name is Kellie Parker, and I\'m the Community Manager. If you have some problems regarding the forums, pls send me a PM (Private Message) by clicking the "PM" button at the bottom of my posts.These forums are wonted for you to meet...
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Non Mac Laptop, what is best for graphic design

I\'m wanting a laptop to do image editing, using illustrator and such for our company. I\'m the head graphics person and don\'t wish to get a G4 or Mac product.., what non MAC computers can handle what I need? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_6620', { app: 'forums',...
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Type III PCMCIA

Having a tough time finding a computer that supports type III PCMCIA cards (other than BSI). Anyone have some ideas?Best regards,Dan 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_6877', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '6877' }, parseInt('0') ); ...
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need help, "VAJ" driver issues w/ Sony VIAO Laptop

Hello folks, my friend has a Vaio that is freezing up and she told me that it is giving her an bug inform regarding a "VAJ" driver.I googled VAJ and it is an acronym for Visual Age Java. Is it Probably to re-install this to correct the trouble? If so where could I get this (Sony?)Any ideas...
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dell support issue

Hello friends i am new i\'ve big trouble with a inspiron 9300 since one year ( the age of the computer)i\'ve a full waranty on site 24 hours, all the parts of the laptop ( inspironm 9300) have been exchanged ( motherboard twice,fans,video card, screen, processor,memory sticks, hard drive....)This is going...
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What computer should I get my Computer Graphics Major?

What type of computer should I get my Computer Graphics Major?My son will be a freshman in college and will be studying computer graphics.His interest is in gaming design and animation.Please suggest all the research on the internet has confused me even more.thanks 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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HP Pavilion zd8000 Battery Problems!!

:unsure: :( :cry: i\'ve a fairly new, less than 1 year old, HP Pavilion zd 8000 laptop computer. I now right now had to replace the lcd screen, $800 :cry: , and I read the article on HP help site regarding the ac power adapter trouble with the 135 watt adapter that comes with the laptop doesn\'t charge...
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The New HP Pavilion

i\'ve been searching and researching countless laptops and I was wondering if anybody knows when the newest HP Pavilion model will be available to notice in stores. It is either the dv6000z or dv6040us and it has a 15.4 inch widescreen. If anybody knows anything regarding availability or (even better) if...
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Problems with Wireless Network on Dell Computer

We have a Dell M140 laptop which is big. When we set it up two months back, it searched and searched the wireless network we usage in our home. All worked well until past week. Now almost daily we start the computer, w\'have to go to Maintenance and load defaults and save. Then it maintains the...
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DDR to DDR2?

i\'ve an HP 5478cl with two 256 Mb DDRs. I\'m attempting to figure out if the motherboard in this model is consistent with DDR2 storage devices so I may upgrade my memory. Does anyguys know where I might find info regarding the compatibility point. i\'ve attempted searching on the HP website-site, to no...
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SONY VAIO NOTEBOOKS: a NEW FJ Model??

Has anybody else noticed that the Sony VAIO FJ model Notebook (14 inch widescreen with different colors) has been disapearing from store shelves and not being exchange?? Does this mean that sony will be coming out with a new FJ series? I wanted to buy a 14 inch screen laptop and right now the FJ's are...
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Graphics

What does an Intel Graphics Accelerator literally do? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7496', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7496' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS browsers if (...
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Remnants of Norton on Vaio PCG-K35

The Vaio came with Norton loaded. I've never used it, it's way past the expiration date, right now the Windows security tells it is on. I can't open the programme, can't find it to remove and right now, the wireless access to the internet and OE is blocked. Wireless to the other laptops and wireless...
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Battery for Thinkpad

i\'ve an IBM Thinkpad type 1911.It runs good on the plug-in adaptor, but no reply on the battery.The battery shows as fully charged.I taken out the battery and put a load on it approximately the same as the computer.It provided the proper voltage for an extended time, showing that the batteryis...
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screen

i have a 1280 x 800 display. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7675', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7675' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS browsers if ( $('multiq_7675') ) {...
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how is this laptop

hi people i have bought a toshiba m60 satellite regarding almost 1yr back for AU $3699 i was wondering how this laptop goes against the new ones right now the instructions are as follows17 icnh widescreen100gb hdd6600 geforce go 256mb pci 1gb ram16x dvd burner2.13 centrino not duo (sigh)pls let me noe how you...
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How much memory in your Laptop & Why?

Please check in and let us know how most ram you are using and why?I loaded my main development computer - ThinkPad T60p with 2GB as I run autoCad and other design software. My ThinkPad X60s is used for frequent travel and all around computing: office apps, database, website research, E-mail and many more. This...
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Laptop video cards

Can somebody tell me if there are laptops that have independant video cards ( not motherboard integrated) and how can I tell what type video card a particular laptop hasThanksJoe 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7702', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid:...
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Graphics card

:oops: are graphics cards the same for laptops as normal tower computers. :oops: Cheers Alex/b 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7468', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7468' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ //...
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Laptop Video Card

Ok i\'ve an Intel Accelerator 950 integrated chip in my toshiba. Is there any procedure to upgrade in this lap top? Like get an Nvidia 7600 Geforce or anything like that? Or am I stuck?Thanxs,Ben 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7860', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid',...
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Buying a laptop: what should I get?

The sheer volume of info re: laptops is overwhelming, and the person who generally assists me with computer possessions is out of the country. Any suggest you all can give me is thankful.About me:I'm a city person, and will be carrying the laptop constantly (though weight literally doesn't matter...
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GHz

Hey you guys how does the amount of GHz matter to the performance of your \'s PC? I now bought a notebook computer and it has a 1.5 GHz processor. I figure that is not bad for a budget notebook. What does it matter though :unsure: 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7441', { app:...
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buying new laptop... head spinning!

Hello... I presently have a Toshiba Satellite A65 (for 2 years next week) and well it's performance is crap to be very blunt regarding it. Overheats, which i\'ve searched to be a Toshiba trouble, that they are aware of but not concerned with and randomly shuts off with no warning, for no apparent reason....
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For the facts about Dell Batteries

For first-hand info on the battery recall, here's a link to the Dell blog and a copy of the Dell news release:http://www.direct2dell.com/default.aspxDell Announces Battery RecallInstructions On Companys Web Site Tuesday at 1 A.M. Central Daylight TimeROUND ROCK, Texas, Aug. 14, 2006In...
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So many laptops...

I\'m in the market to buy my very first laptop for when I go to college this fall. The trouble is I'm on a budget and I need a computer that will past at least four years. After most research, i\'ve searched a Sony VAIO at Best Buy for only $799. There is also a coupon, $100 of the buy...
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I need help!!!!

Ok so I\'m going to buy a new laptop but I don't know which brand would be better. I was thinking regarding a Mac or a Dell but I do not know, I need suggest.Thanxs :D 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7238', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7238' },...
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