I've taken to listening to podcasts on my three WinXP fully updated computers. I use VLC Media Player. Some podcasts are so quiet that I have to turn the volume all the way up both in VLC and in the volume control for the computer. And even that can be a bit too quiet. Is there another way to increase the volum... 14 Jun 2010 18:30
Connecting/disconnecting Seagate HDDs.
The following is copied from the Seagate web page. Does it mean I can connect/disconnect the HDD while the computer is running? ************ 4.0Serial ATA (SATA) interface Barracuda 7200.12 Serial ATA drives incorporate connectors which enable you to hot plug these drives ... 29 Jun 2010 07:28
New HDD does not appear in Windows Explorer!
I have Windows XP pro. I have just connected a new HDD 1Tb Seagate ST31000528AS sata. It appears on the "Device Manager" in the MyComputer properties. But it doesn't appear in Windows Explorer! What am I doing wrong. Please help. FM ... 12 Jun 2010 21:31
Warning buying MS product
Bought a copy of MS Streets & Trips short time ago. I already had a number of GPS programs but bought the package because it included a small GPS receiver that connects to a usb port. S&T works as expected, GPS receiver doesn't work anywhere near reliably, perhaps 5% of time (at first, doesn't seem to do more ... 21 Jun 2010 13:35
Errors with WMI
I cannot obtain details from system information because WMI is not working. I have followed two ways to correct this but without success, the link is shown below. My system is XPpro sp2. Something has happened as i have never had this issue before, it started showing on event viewer towards end of |May. I ... 11 Jun 2010 17:03
buying two m/b choice your opinion plz
GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD3R or ASUS M4A79XTD EVO what is the better of the two for gaming sli not req, bang for buck amd or intel ? board -- fender62 ... 11 Jun 2010 02:44
Restarting and not detecting the hard disk some times
I am using Windows XP professional SP2, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB Hard Disk, MSI Motherboard. When I start my PC its restarting and some times its asking to check for the newly installed Hardware or Software and their drivers on blue screen. CONFIG/ SYSTEM file missing and asking to insert XP CD and press "r" to repair ... 9 Jun 2010 23:08
Multiple USB Ports.
Hello All! My machine runs XP but has only two USB 2.0 ports. Some of the hardware that I have will function quite well on one of the two USB 1.0 ports but really, I think I need about 6 USB ports. There seem to be two possibilities: install two more USB 2.0 cards or use a plug-in multiport attachment. That ... 11 Jun 2010 00:34
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