Volume doesn't show up on monitor
The volume used to show up on my monitor when I would adjust it (little green lines going up/down). However, they no longer show up. I have to double click on the speaker icon in the task bar to see my volume level. How do I make it where I can see the volume adjustment on the monitor once more? Thanks so mu... 5 Feb 2010 18:27
Hi, I have a Toshiba Equium laptop with XP Home installed. The keyboard has suddenly gone weird. When I press the Q key it types Qaz, if I press it again it will be Aqz and then various other variations of those letters each time. A also types different as does many other keys. Some don't type anything, the N ... 3 Feb 2010 18:34
Why this mania for widescreen monitors?
<snipped> <it was old, not quoted completely, so...> http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware/browse_frm/thread/222b89bbdfe94ce/ </end quote of entire conversation> TD wrote: I still use my 15 inch square. WS is too big for close up work, IMHO. And everything can be expla... 13 Mar 2010 10:52
low voice recording volume with Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Aud
Rightclick the speaker icon in the system tray, and select Open Volume Controls. On the Options>Properties menu, select Recording settings. Back on the main window, look for a '+20dB mic gain' tickbox. This may be in a sub-window reached via an Advanced button, so check thoroughly. "Albert" wrote: ... 2 Feb 2010 17:39
Virus Ruined Hard Drive HP Media Center m7257c
My neighbor's HP Media Center m7257c Desktop PC has a VIRUS. After reboot and XP loads, it shuts down to the Blue Screen of Death. Try to remove the VIRUS with what? Use Fix MBR at Recovery Console? Would you replace the HD? Format the HD then reinstall XP Media? Thank you for your time. ... 4 Feb 2010 11:09
PcWizard, RAM: EEc and non-EEC.
PcWizard tells me so much information I need to know. The slots can take up to 3072Mb sizes. Yes, I understand about 32-bit OS's. I read maybe on crucial that unbuffered EEC/non-EEC is ok for my mobo. Memory controller information says Error detection method: 64-bit EEC. The individual RAM say EEC: No. I ... 2 Feb 2010 17:39
Graphics Cards and monitor resolution.
Hi. I have been told that a graphics card can superceed a monitors resolution. I was wondering if you can get your monitors resolution higher (I assume they are only built a certain way), and how to check out your monitors maximum resolution. I looked in Start-Control Panel-Display-Settings: There I found the ... 2 Feb 2010 17:39
dvd-rw cannot read cd/dvd
Out of the blue, the optical drive cannot read the cd/dvd.When I power on the pc, it does detect the device as shown in 'my computer" but whenI insert a cd/dvd, it will not read it. I detached the data cable and attached it again, the pc recognised a new device but still it cannnot read the cd/dvd. However whe... 2 Feb 2010 17:39
NEED HELP! Gateway GT5228 won't even boot to BIOS
Hello Everyone... I have a gateway tower. The computer was running but when I restart it, it won't boot. I played with the power and the front switch a few times and I was able to get it to boot finally, but now, it won't boot at all. It never even boots to the BIOS. I unplugged everything except the Monit... 2 Feb 2010 17:39
Extended RAM available when dedicated to your video/graphics c
Excellent excellent excellent. I got some more information I needed. The graphics card is on board. I would have to try and disable it. I plan on getting a PCI express x16 slot filled. My system can handle a NVIDIA 9000 series (somwehere in there). Not yet though. I'm still researching. I know some of my ques... 2 Feb 2010 17:39