Wonder if anyone can shed some light on where to start looking for this issue, I noticed for the last week or so that when I boot up and get to desktop the light on my computer stays on for about 5 minutes, when I get to desk top and try to scroll up & down sometimes it won't scroll page down or up, the light i... 26 Apr 2010 03:41
Mouse stops working.
Sometimes the pointer disappears and the only way to get it back is to reinsert it into the USB socket. I think the cable near the mouse may have a break in it intermittant which might cause the problem, does that sound reasonable? Using another mouse now as it happens often. Guess I will try and open it up t... 4 May 2010 15:40
Straight Talk wireless internet question?
Does anyone know if you can tether a Straight Talk wireless cell phone to a laptop or home PC and surf the net? I have a friend who just switched to Straight Talk and is wanting her net back, but verizon is telling her she has to buy a card that costs over $120 and sign a contract. I've read on one site that ... 16 Apr 2010 17:18
My computer is somewhat out dated. I hear that USB 3.0 is going to come out (in fact, it should be out now). Anyway, is it worth waiting for?? ... 14 Apr 2010 12:06
I've broken my brand new computer
"James D. Andrews" <jamesdandrews(a)att.net> wrote in message news:hk4roo$2q9p$1(a)adenine.netfront.net... "Jeff Strickland" <crwlrjeff(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message news:hk4e72$ld5$1(a)news.eternal-september.org... Sorry if I did not make it clear earlier, I did Uninstall first. McAfee does not get ... 9 Apr 2010 21:10
Need help with slow computer
"Jack" <jplasater(a)NOSPAMjuno.com> wrote in message news:4b82ff45.94844300(a)news.so.centurytel.net... I have an old Compaq Presario 5000 that is running on XP. It has an Intel Celeron Processor that is 1.1 GHZ and I have increased the memory to its max which is 512 Mb of SDRAM. I have defragged and run ... 9 Apr 2010 21:10
What are the main advantages and disadvantages to running two SLI'd or Crossfired graphics cards in a new system build to just getting a single card? E.g. 1) Asus ATI Radeon HD 5770 CuCore 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express �135.99 Asus ATI Radeon HD 5770 CuCore 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express �135.99 Total Cost �271.98 ... 9 Apr 2010 09:58
Super 8 to digital
I want to do some youtube recordings of just straight face on verbal video to link to my website. I have access to a Sony HD camera, a very nice one, but just on a limited basis. It would be overkill for what I want to do. I do own an old Sony Handicam HI 8 with the Night Shot. But it is a Hi 8 format. W... 9 Apr 2010 03:25
Posted this earlier, here's the latest: I changed the CDROM. The new one powers up at boot but doesn't show up in BIOS. I changed cable, set jumper to master, re-booted. No difference from when jumper was set to cable select. Have no idea what's going on. The other CDROM would show up in BIOS just fine bu... 8 Apr 2010 08:20
OS for 4GB RAM
Do I need to use a 64-bit OS with 4GB RAM, or will 32-bit work? I was reading today that the 32-bit will only support 3GB. Don't know how true that is. I suppose it would be nice to know before I go and buy an OS. --- news://freenews.netfront.net/ - complaints: news(a)netfront.net --- ... 3 Apr 2010 23:35