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32 GB flash drive by Scott
I just bought a 32 GB flash drive that works on my laptop (Windows XP Pro) successfully while it was not recognized on my desktop pc (Vista Home Preminum). Can someone advise any possible causes and fixes. Thanks, Scott
April 5th 09 03:18 PM
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Sticky Mouse Problem by TomSullivan
It's weird, my mouse randomly freezes for about half a second to about 5 seconds from time to time. Sometimes it get stuck permanently, but will work if I unplug it from the USB port and plug it back in. Everything continues to function normally, so it doesn't appear as if other things are freezing up in any way. I have unplugged most of my peripherals in hopes of finding a cure, but it...
April 5th 09 03:04 PM
by Peter Foldes[_2_] Go to last post
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USB Browser Mouse driver error solution by hopehelpful
Solution: When the problem occurs (faulty or non-installation for generic USB mice), leave it as it is and go to 'Control Panel', go to 'System and Maintenance' and then 'Device Manager', you should see an 'unidentified device'. Right click (using your finger pad) and select 'update driver', select ‘search your own computer’, select the tick box for 'compatible devices', select...
April 5th 09 09:42 AM
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USB Browser Mouse driver error solution by hopehelpful
Solution: When the problem occurs (faulty or non-installation for generic USB mice), leave it as it is and go to 'Control Panel', go to 'System and Maintenance' and then 'Device Manager', you should see an 'unidentified device'. Right click (using your finger pad) and select 'update driver', select ‘search your own computer’, select the tick box for 'compatible devices', select...
April 5th 09 09:40 AM
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Enlarged Icons and Task Bar, Status Bar etc by bella28jan
HI If you can help that would be great! Started up the computer this morning and everything is enlarged - have tried to change screen resolution and it doesn't change my problem everything just gets distorted. Actual internet page views normally But Task Bar and Task Bar Icons are huge as well as all other bars!!! What can I do??
April 5th 09 02:38 AM
by Peter Foldes[_2_] Go to last post
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Microsoft fingerprint reader X64 drivers by Wolfeman
I have been reading many threads with reguards to the Microsoft Fingerprint reader that is marketed by Microsoft. The drivers are not currently available for x64. If the drivers are not going to be made for this product then Microsoft needs to make a statement that they are not going to support the product any further. There are lots of people that have contacted you about the product and...
April 4th 09 11:05 PM
by callen knight[_2_] Go to last post
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Bluetooth Keyboard & Mouse by John
I have Vista Ultimate x32. I just bought a few days ago Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Keyboard & Mouse 7000. Everything works fine for a few days and then suddenly both Keyboard & Mouse stop working after reboot, restart or weak up from sleep. To make them works again, I have to "pair" them again, but unfortunately, same things happens again after reboot or weak up from sleep. Thank you for...
April 4th 09 10:56 AM
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Error 104 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_FAILED): The attempt to connect to by Shehzad
I am getting this error in my browser on regular basis almost ever hour Error 104 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_FAILED): The attempt to connect to the server failed. after which I am unable to access internet from any of the web browsers in my PC (IE, Firefox and Chrome). Its surprising that i am still logged on on msn and skype and keep chatting, yahoo messenger does not work, Outlook continues to...
April 4th 09 10:26 AM
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CD/DVD ROM gone, code 39, NO Upper/LowerFilters to delete in reged by LadyPac
I have the same problem so many of you seem to have (CD/DVD ROM is suddenly gone on my notebook,) except when I try to follow the steps found he http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/929461 , there are absolutely no UpperFilters and LowerFilters to be deleted. What should I do now? Does anyone have any idea which wonderful Windows Update it was that caused the problem to begin...
April 4th 09 01:49 AM
by ACD lover[_2_] Go to last post
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POST Error (Phoenix BIOS) by merkat106
I have updated an HP Media Center computer that I have replaced everyhting EXCEPT the mobo and case. Everything was working fine until the post error began. The POST error: one short beep followed by one long beep, looping until I turn the computer off. I tried replacing the RAM, pulling out all of the PCI cards etc. The computer runs a Phoenix BIOS modified by HP. The mobo is an Asus
April 3rd 09 11:36 PM
by Curious[_5_] Go to last post
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RAM by ltshaft
Hi, I just bought a new PC running on follow config. 2GB DDR2 RAM Intel Core 2 QUAD 2.33Mhz process 640HDD Vista Home Premium-64bit OS I feel that it's kind of slow, and I like to know if I should upgrade the RAM to 4GB. Further, I still have Windows XP Home CD and I am contemplating if I should
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April 3rd 09 10:00 PM
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I need help turning my touchpad off by Kyle1563
I have a dell inspiron 1525 and I have no idea how to turn the touchpad on it off, help would be nice. ty. -- Kyle1563
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April 3rd 09 09:55 PM
by merkat106 Go to last post
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Installed DVD-rom & my CD-rom disappeared by MizNic
I bought a computer that came preinstalled with a cd driver but has the extra port. I purchased a DVD Driver and installed it, and it works just great. The only problem is the DVD Rom took the letter assigned to my cd driver and i can no longer access my cd drive. All I did was plugged the new Driver in, the wires were preinstalled. Any suggestions how to get my CD driver back up?
April 3rd 09 06:53 PM
by savil76 Go to last post
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ZTE MODEM INSTALLTION PROBLEM by satish
i have an acer aspire 4710z laptop with vista loaded on to it i am trying to install a ZTE mg880 usb modem on to it. when i insert the zte installation cd and run the setup., before the setup is completed., i get a message box saying "installer.exe has stopped working" what do i do? how do i go abt installing zte?
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April 3rd 09 10:35 AM
by Luwi Go to last post
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hp photo smart by Tempest57
I don't think this is a unique problem (it can't be). I have a home wireless network with a wired XP Home machine and 1 wireless XP pro laptop. The Wired XP is the host for a shared HP Photosmart 7350 printer. The wireless laptop accesses the printer without any problems. Then I got an Asus G50v laptop running Vista 64 home and added it wireless to the network. In the network Vista sees the...
April 3rd 09 02:56 AM
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Unable to see the bottom of my monitor screen when using Windows Movie maker (vista) by rich
This problem has only occurred using Windows Movie Maker version 6.6. I have posted a query on that group, also. The bottom of the screen normally contains the " go" or " do it " button when "publishing" a movie. On my Samsung wide screen monitor that button is BELOW the bottom of my screen. I've tried different screen resolutions. Can anyone help me figure out how to make the screen...
April 3rd 09 02:43 AM
by rich Go to last post
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Windows Switcher by Scott
I just got vista and i was looking around at all the different new devices. I really like the windows switcher, but somehow it changed the interface from allowing me to see all the different windows to bringing up a little box in the screen with the different icons. Is there a way i can change it back to the full out window switching default or what?
April 3rd 09 01:30 AM
by mickcryer1953 Go to last post
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Vista auto-detect on USB printers-- how to turn back on? by coop
I had a HP 1215 photosmart printer that would be autodetected, but wouldn't install because HP doesn't have a driver for it that will work for Vista. I got tired of being alerted to this and chose the option to turn off auto-detect for that device in one of the alert boxes, so I could look for a way to get the printer installed (I later found out that I had to lie to Vista and tell it I had...
April 2nd 09 08:53 PM
by yfw9910 Go to last post
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Sound Recorder not working by Terry
Dell XPS 420, Vista SP1, Soundblaster Audigy SE. Sound recorder opens normally but will not record sound. Neither will the Creative Labs software or Adobe Soundbooth CS3. Under Sound/Recording tab I have Microphone, Line-In, Auxiliary and S/PDIF-In. Under Auxiliary I see SB Audigy Sorking and a green/white check (like default). In BIOS I turned OFF the on-board sound (Sigmatel), it was...
April 2nd 09 06:55 PM
by R. C. White Go to last post
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Seagate 1.5TO HD with Nvidia Chipset (Nforce go430) : big problems!! by Stephen Ellis[_2_]
Earlier in this forum I was having problems formatting my new Seagate 1.5TO hd. LVTravel put me on the track of an Nvidia chipset problem . As a result, I updated the nVidia drivers NF-SPP-100/nForce go 430 and was able to get a full 1.5TO from the hd and thought my problems were over.....but no no no sniff sniff My new problem is that my HD disappears in Vista Pro when I reboot my...
April 2nd 09 02:46 PM
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