Slow response from disk if idle
System: Dell Latitude E6500 laptop, P8600 Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz, internal Intel ICH9M-E SATA storage interface, Windows XP SP3, Samsung HM251JJ 250GB SATA HDD, NTFS file system. Drive power down is disabled in power management profiles. Problem: Using the IOMeter disk excerciser utility, I am observing rather sl... 19 Dec 2009 03:03
join egghead cafe
When I try to use a stopaction progeam I get an "out of range" error. this does not happen wirh any of my many programs. carlreade wrote: Out of range monitor problem - 06-Feb-07 Help! I have had an out of range problem - windows media centre allowed me to change the resolution higher than it shou... 18 Dec 2009 23:51
External Hard drive purchase ?
Hi all, Merry Xmas to all you helpers. Here is my question,I wish to buy an external hard drive for my back up. I Run Xp pro SP2 my USB Hub is 1.1 which is powered with four ports. I don't have much material to store so around 250 gb would be ample. Most advertise USB 2.0 I believe this should be ok for m... 18 Dec 2009 17:15
USB device causes PC to freeze. Please help!
Hello When i use a USB 3G-modem dongle and start the connection, the computer freezes. I'm unable to open start menu or programs. If i disconnect the connection or remove the USB dongle, everything works fine. And the programs i tried to open before, pop-up instantly. As if they were waiting me to close the... 16 Dec 2009 02:36
SATA or IDE DVDRW?
Need a new DVDRW to replace failing IDE unit. M/B supports both SATA and IDE, there's one SATA port used for HDD and one free. Is there any difference performance wise? -- Kenny Cargill ... 13 Dec 2009 09:56
Between a rock and hard place
Comments inline. (And cross-posting to microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware .) Charlie wrote: This is about an older lap top with XP home. There were numerous errors showing up and a diagnostic routine implicated the HD. I removed the HD and set it up as an external usb drive on another machine. This... 11 Dec 2009 11:22
sound no longer works after windows update
Brand new box. Dell Precision T3500. I came into work this morning, and apparently Windows Update had run overnight. Now, I have no sound capability whatsoever. I go to Sounds applet and on Volume tab it says "No Audio Device". On all tabs, every option is disabled/greyed-out : Device Volume, Speaker Se... 11 Dec 2009 05:53
Keyboard & Pointing Device USB to PS/2 Conversions and visa-versa
I own a collection of both and new PCs and want to buy a new KVM switcher so I can use a single keyboard/monitor/pointing device with them. The most interesting recent KVM switches have moved from PS/2 keyboard and pointing device interfaces to USB interfaces. How easy is it to convert from USB to PS/2 (and v... 10 Dec 2009 16:48
USB DEVICES PROBLEM WITH WINDOWS XP SP3!!!
Hi, I have Windows xp sp3 on Intel D845gvsr+512mb ram+intel pentium 4-2.4ghz. My problem is that windows xp sp3 is detecting my USB pen drives as Unknown devices whereas those drives are working fine on other computers with comparably same specs. I tried following: 1: Fresh installed windows xp sp3. 2: Inst... 10 Dec 2009 15:40
CD-Rom not recognized in: BIOS or Device Mgr. or my computer
Dear I am facing a problem with my pc showing "Jpeg dll not found. You must reinstall this program." So plz anyone can get with this. Thanks. Abdul Aleem -- aleemshab ------------------------------------------------------------------------ aleemshab's Profile: http://forums.techarena.in/members/129729.htm... 10 Dec 2009 23:25