Can't read Status of Network Connection
Start | Network connections. Select the nic card. Right click, select Status, and nothing happens. The nic is working OK, I can Disable it, enable it, repair it, but I can't read the Status of it. I have tried uninstalling / reinstalling it in device manager. Any ideas how to fix it so I can read the status... 23 Apr 2010 09:43
Very slow booting into windows from bios
Hi My laptop is very slow loading into windows after bios. Have reformatted the hard drive completely. When it leaves the bios to start windows (xp home) the screen is black except for the broken white line this takes a good 5 minutes before going solid and opening windows. Have tried changing the memory sticks ... 23 Apr 2010 18:12
Graphic card comparison
I have been having a problem with my new GT220 graphics card. (nv4_disp.dll infinite loop.) I need to replace it and, due to this problem, I am considering a ATI card instead. What I would like to know is what ATI card is comparable to the nVidia GT250 chipset card. I am reluctant to use a nVidia card in thi... 20 Apr 2010 08:17
How can I reinstall my mouse by keyboard?
Windows XP Pro. SP3 My mouse stopped working for no apparent reason. Device Manager -> PS/2 Compatible Mouse Properties -> General [tab] -> Device Status says, "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information in the registry is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19) Click Troubleshoot ... 28 Apr 2010 23:08
BIOS Settings needed for an INTEL D945GNT Motherboard & BL12864AA80A
BIOS Settings needed for an INTEL D945GNT Motherboard & Crucial Ballistic Memory Modules Part # BL12864AA80A I have 2 crucial (BL12864AA80A) 1GB 240-PIN UNBUFF DIMM 128Mx64 DDR2 PC2-6400 CL4 EPP Memory Modules installed in a INTEL D945GNT MOTHERBOARD. The computer is freezing up randomly so I wanted to chec... 18 Apr 2010 16:25
External Drives - Unplug or Remove hardware?
Hi. I have an external hard-drive question. I use USB 3.5" external hard-drives. Is it ok to just unplug them from USB or should I use theremove hardware icon before unplugging? Can the drive be damaged? Does this apply to flash cards or usb memory sticks? Thank you. ... 23 Apr 2010 21:43
bios battery bad?
upon boot compaq presario v2000 laptop will not display the usual: Press F1 to resume and F10 to Enter SETUP , but skips to compaq logo.. and also keyboard does not react to those keys although reacts-stops when you hit break key. Is this a symptom of bad cmos battery or cmos needs to be cleared or perhaps BIOS fl... 17 Apr 2010 22:55
Win7 can't see XP Home printer
Hardware:- TalkTalk's Huawei Echolife HG520b router, Asus X5DIJ Laptop running Windows 7 64 bit, Midi-tower XP2200 running Windows Home SP3+ with a Tenda Wireless-G USB Adapter ( http://www.ebuyer.com/product/159814 ) in it. The midi-tower has an Epson SX415 connected to it with a USB lead, ....have gone into P... 24 Apr 2010 20:33
MCE - TV plays 1 second then pauses 1/2 second, continuously
This is a software, hardware, and setup problem - so I cross posted it. Hardware/Software/firmware/drivers: ------------------------------ Windows XP SP3 Media Center Edition (MCE) w/all current updates, Pinnacle PCTV 800i HD PCI card (coax cable from DirecTV satellite tuner), ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics card,... 21 Apr 2010 23:59
sata1 dead : can I replace with sta2 hard drives ?
Hi Asus P4C800-E Deluxe mobo my sata1 hd dies. I want to replace it with new 1TB model, but all are sata2 : is this a problem ? THANKS !!! ... 16 Apr 2010 19:34