boot from external drive
I would like my laptop to boot from an external drive until I can replace the internal drive. can you tell me how to boot from my external drive? -- dreammaker ------------------------------------------------------------------------ dreammaker's Profile: http://forums.techarena.in/members/239786.htm View this thr... 2 Jul 2010 14:39
'USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned' Error withWestern Digital's External USB drive...
Another annoying, worse-than-useless error message from Microcrap! The problem is not with your computer or USB port, or with any externals you may have connected, but with Microcrap's error message. Here's how to shut it off for good: Run >> devmgmt.msc >> [expand Universal Serial Bus Controllers] >> Right-c... 1 Jul 2010 16:43
Final Reminder - Microsoft Responds to the Evolution of Community
What is Happening? This message is to inform you that Microsoft will soon begin discontinuing newsgroups and transitioning users to Microsoft forums. Why? As you may know, newsgroups have existed for many years now; however, the traffic in the Microsoft newsgroups has been steadily decreasing for the past sev... 1 Jul 2010 16:43
Power Management on a Laptop.
Of course, I have a laptop running XP SP3. A Dell Inspiron 6000. I'm watching the temp on the CPU go up/down as I use the unit and the cpu switches from 1.32 Ghz to 2 Ghz. Obviously cooling off at the slower speed. All this is fine. My question is, the HD heats up too. And I've tried setting the power ... 1 Jul 2010 10:00
Simple answer for ASMS problem
Nothing is wrong with the computer.. the only thing is that is searches for "ASMS" and not "asms". Best thing to do would be to make a iso of the Windows XP disc and modifiy the name from asms to ASMS in the i386 folder and write it to another disc and try installing again DavidBSW wrote: RE: Upgrade XP asms ... 30 Jun 2010 13:09
System Hang...problem is HDD or OS.
hi , Dear I think u can Optimize ur PC ...i also faced dis kinda probs..and used sum optimization softwares like Advanced System care, Advanced System Optimizer, Registry Reg cure, Clean my PC, Right Now I m using Advanced System Optimizer & my PC is wrkn f9.. http://download.cnet.com/Advanced-System-Optim... 30 Jun 2010 08:41
Reminder - Microsoft Responds to the Evolution of Community
What is Happening? This message is to inform you that Microsoft will soon begin discontinuing newsgroups and transitioning users to Microsoft forums. Why? As you may know, newsgroups have existed for many years now; however, the traffic in the Microsoft newsgroups has been steadily decreasing for the past sev... 29 Jun 2010 04:14
I've begun playing DVD movies on my WinXP laptop with VLC Media Player. Today, a brand new DVD kept "stuttering" all the way through. That is, both video and sound would completely stop and then, after a few seconds, resume. I thought the DVD was bad--but I played it on my WinXP desktop computer with the same m... 28 Jun 2010 21:40
Back up question...
Hello... I am in search of advice in terms of back up software for our home. We have 2 pc's running XP, a laptop (wireless) running XP, and another laptop (wireless) running Vista. I have a SimpleTech external hard drive, USB, connected to my PC, with 4 folders, one for each of the PC's.. (eg: Vin, wife, k... 26 Jun 2010 08:40
Port replicator screws up num lock
I unhooked my laptop (Dell Inspiron 730) from all peripherals, electricity and internet and worked on it for a while. When I hooked it back up I found that when I typed numbers I got ! for 1 and $ for 4, etc. I played around a lot with num lock, function/num lock, caps lock, etc., etc. I finally detemined th... 26 Jun 2010 23:55
Battery life in cordless keyboards and mice.
Hello All! This is a typical description of a Logitech product:"The Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave Pro Keyboard � all you have to do is connect it via a USB port. Expect the battery life to last you approximately 3 years, so you can use the keyboard as much as you want without any worries at all! " I wish... 1 Jul 2010 16:43
I need help!
please visit to nearest service center as it is in warranty period to get dusts cleaned inside the laptop , it is a common problem that when dust gets stuck in between cpu and its heat sink leading to excess heats and hangs up. Hope it would definitely solve your problem. ---------------------------------------... 24 Jun 2010 08:32
Usb Device not Recognized
"One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned..." Ok I am going crazy here please if anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it. So im using a Western Digital External hard drive and its been working fine until today. I tried to connect it and I got the error message "one of the usb devices... 24 Jun 2010 17:30