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reboot loop not with updates by cindydorfsmith
I am not sure what happend to my computer but it is stuck in a reboot loop. I just received my computer on September 30th from dell. I am running Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Home Premium Edition. here are some additional specs Inspiron 518, Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz, 2x4MB) 3GB DDR2 SDRAM,800MHZ- 2X512MB,2X1GB,DIM,M Radeon HD 2400 Pro Graphics Media Card 500GB Serial ATA II Hard...
October 30th 08 01:44 PM
by MGBassace Go to last post
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XBox Controller for Windows by Jekyll and Hyde
I've got an XBox controller for Windows, a wired one, but for some odd reason all for quadrants are lit up and flashing on and off, I have the drivers installed from Microsoft and this never happened before.....as I am looking at it, it is still flashing and I don't know why, it used to only have one quadrant lit permenantly....from previous Vista intalls, but since my latest it is now flashing...
October 30th 08 11:47 AM
by Jekyll and Hyde Go to last post
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MBR vs GUID - Can I Have Both? by Eric Kolotyluk
I'm planning on building a new computer. I was thinking of of using a couple (RAID 0) of SSD for my boot partition (C), and a large RAID 5 ( 2 TiB) for my data partition (D). Assuming my motherboard is not EFFI and my boot partition is MBR, can I format my RAID 5 with a GUID Partition Table (to get around the 2 TiB limit of MBR) and put an NTFS file system on it? Are there tools in the...
October 29th 08 10:39 PM
by Eric Kolotyluk Go to last post
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0xD1_athr+54d5a, type 0 by wireless worries
I seem to be having a problem with my wireless driver on a lenovo T61. The fault bucket is above, any ideas?
October 29th 08 10:21 PM
by wireless worries Go to last post
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High Definition Audio Controller Waked Dell XPS M1710 from Sleep by Gary J. Dikkema[_3_]
That's what command powercfg -devicequery wake_armed tells me when I run it after the machine wakes from Sleep. Bizarre! Anyone else seen this? TIA. Gary
October 29th 08 06:06 PM
by Michael Walraven[_3_] Go to last post
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Complete Crash without Blue Screen by Don Deacon
I upgraded to Vista about a month ago and since then my computer (used as a PVR) just keeps crashing. It is not even crashing with a blue screen, it just completely shuts off. After one of these crashes, I can't just power the PC back on either, I have to disconnect the power supply, flip the power switch, reconnect the power supply then boot. I'd swear it was just a HW problem myself but...
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October 29th 08 04:42 PM
by Don Deacon Go to last post
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old winterm 3000 series cannot connect to Vista Ultimate RDP remote desktop connection by dannypr
I have an old Winterm 3000 series (from around the year 2000). I can connect to a Windows 2003 server using an RDP connection. However, when I try to connect to Vista Untimate using RDP remote desktop I get an error message: Client and Server versions do not match. I assume this is referring to the version of the RDP protocol ( I believe Windows 2003 uses RDP protocol 5.2 and Vista uses RDP...
October 28th 08 09:42 PM
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2nd hard drive disappeared from "Computer" by davidp
Hi, I had two hard drives, both 120gb and HHD(D:) just disappeared with no reason. http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/4858/70798746uo0.jpg] rescan disk and refresh do not help. any suggestions? thanks in advance!
October 28th 08 06:43 PM
by andy Go to last post
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Remote Desktop Vista Mouse Not Working by [email protected]
Hello, I have a dual monitor setup at home. I've enabled remote desktop on it so that I cannot connect to it from elsewhere. The dual monitors have different resolutions, one is an LCD, the other is a CRT. Whenever I remote desktop in, only a single screen is available, which is fine. The problem is, none of my mouse clicks register on the windows. I can use the keyboard to navigate windows...
October 28th 08 03:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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problem with Nokia N70 !!! by daretofail
Hello everyone ! I am posting a problem seeming not to relate to Vista but I hope someone can help.I am using a Nokia N70 mobile music edition but when I transferred avi file to it , I could only here the sound ,no scene ( that ' s similar when I transferred video which had been converted from WMV to MP4 by total video convert )? -- daretofail
October 28th 08 11:54 AM
by Malke[_2_] Go to last post
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Bluescreen??? by ♥frosteyes♥
can Somebody please help me with this? my computer keeps crashing saying something about a bluescreen. Problem signatu Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the problem: BCCode: d1
October 28th 08 12:41 AM
by Rick Rogers Go to last post
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Gigabyte EP45-DS3R VS ASUS P45 SE R?? by rennya
Hello guys, Just want to know which 1 is the best mobo between those two? any idea? :rolleyes: -- rennya :sleepy:zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
October 28th 08 12:11 AM
by Rick Rogers Go to last post
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Vista vs Ati Radeon by Apache -=CW=-
Hi... I'm new to the groups so forgive me if I posted this in the wrong area. I've been running Vista Premium for about 5 months now. It's not a bad OS, and I have gotten used to some of it's quirkiness. Anyway, here's my issue. I've got an Intel 875PBZ motherboard with 2 gigs of ram and a ATI Radeon X1600 Pro
October 27th 08 11:27 PM
by Apache -=CW=- Go to last post
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2 Os's by rewindurmind
Hey. I have 4 HDD's 2 SATA and 2 IDE. 1: Primary which is running Vista Ultimate x64 - 500gb 2: Holds important work info 3: Blank (IDE) 4: Back up (IDE) I'm thinking about installing Win XP SP 2 on the 3rd drive. I know how to install an OS, but what would I have to boot that drive as primary? Mess around with the jumpers everytime? Or would there be an option to
October 27th 08 07:46 PM
by barman58 Go to last post
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PC Crashing when going into hibernation - network related by gerlinky
My PC had a complete 'factory reset' a few weeks back as a result of a fatal error. I do not know what caused it but have just got my PC back to its former state with regards to software and files, including installing all the Windows updates - to bring my machine up to date (again). Today I have experienced several instances where the PC has rebooted following hibernation. Following the...
October 27th 08 07:38 PM
by gerlinky Go to last post
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Window Fan by dannymichel[_15_]
I have a large window fan blowing air in my computer for months now. Is it doing any damage? The magnet? -- dannymichel
October 27th 08 10:52 AM
by John Barnett MVP[_3_] Go to last post
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Acer Aspire T180-UA381B Upgrade by Death-Wizh
hey, i am a webdesigner and gamer. I also use my pc for other various high end purposes. I am looking to upgrade the Processor, RAM(DDR2) & Graphics card. I am familiar with hardware. What i am confused about is the max that this computer can take of each. There are too many different responses and this leads to confusion. I want a dual core, its a AM2 socket. Please supply with as much...
October 27th 08 10:40 AM
by Rick Rogers Go to last post
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USB Parallel adapter--source for driver? by gingerpeach123
Hi, all, I am trying to connect my Epson Stylus Color 600 to a new HP Pavilion laptop running Vista. Neither the laptop nor the QuickDock have a parallel printer connection, so I bought a USB parallel adapter and tried to hook it up. The laptop came with a driver for the printer, but when I plug everything in it is only recognized as an "unknown USB device," and the list of ports I see...
October 27th 08 03:57 AM
by LVTravel[_2_] Go to last post
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Bluetooth device keeps disconnecting after upgrade to Vista by MaBuse
After migrating from 2000 to Vista my bluetooth connection between my Laptop (HP/Compaq nc2400) and my mobile (SE K610) disconnects after 5s. It retries every 30s but disconnects again and again... This worked without any problems with Windows 2000, regardless if I had my bluetooth headset connected at the same time or not. Now, with Vista, the laptop cannot even discover the mobile if the...
October 27th 08 03:39 AM
by Arvind [MS] Go to last post
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Device Driver by Bellaar
Hi i Have Vista Home Basic 32bit windows sometimes tries to find Device Driver but cant find, it tells me to look for the manufactures web site. Where do i find the manufacture? Computer is going ok. i was told if going ok dont worry:confused: Had computer for 10mths ok, new with tech stuff. -- Bellaar ------------------------------------------------------------------------
October 27th 08 02:12 AM
by Andrew Murray[_6_] Go to last post
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