My mighty backup PC, Asus MB 2.66 Pent 4 running XP Pro has died. All of a sudden, as in overnight, it will not boot from a HD. Will boot from floppy and from CD just fine. Try boot from HD and I get NTLDR not found, I get Boot Image not found, or it just recycles to try to reboot (unsuccessfully). Never actu... 10 May 2010 14:21
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RAM memory check?
Is there an easy, straight forward way to check the RAM memory sticks in my computer? This is an older computer, running Windows XP Pro with SP3 installed. The computer has a Gigabyte S-Series motherboard...GA-P35-DS3L with an Intel P35 Express chipset. I set it up with an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, E6750l @ 2.66 ... 9 May 2010 17:38
My taskbar is gone. Even when I place my mouse over where the bar should be, it does not apear. I cannot get to the start button or any programs. However I do have icons on my desktop that work. ... 12 May 2010 00:31
Have All The MVPs Vanished?
Well, have they? ... 9 May 2010 18:43
My computer was running real slow, so I rebooted it. The reboot hung with a message: A S.M.A.R.T. error has been detected. Press F1 to Resumeant to boot from the network "Resumeant"?? And boot from the network?? I am not set up to do that as far as I know. What kind of trouble am I in here? Appreciate... 9 May 2010 13:14
Any free partition resizers?
There are many partition softwares that can resize partition size, today. I found a new free partition manager â Partition Assistant, it can manage partition, work like a charm. Info source: http://www.extend-partition.com/free-partition-manager.html url:http://www.ureader.com/msg/127815494.aspx ... 8 May 2010 12:20
Corrupt free space
In "My computer" the system disk shows that there is 20GB free space, when the actual free space is more than 270 GB. Is there anything I can do to correct this? I have defragmented and run a full chkdsk check, which didn´t help. ... 31 May 2010 02:15
Change how account name appears in Windows Explorer
XP Pro, SP3 Some time ago I used a Dell recovery disk to reinstall XP as I was unable to access the recovery partition. As far as I remember, I only entered: Computer Description: Username's Computer Full Computer Name: Home Workgroup: Workgroup Although the machine is working OK, it has bugged me t... 10 May 2010 04:27
Cannot get shortcut keys working on batch files
On this XP Pro (SP2) PC I cannot get any shortcut keys to work on the shortcuts made from any batch file. For example, Test-01.bat contains this @echo off pause I assigned it the shortcut <Ctl+Alt+3> (or any keys) as shown here http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4019461/BatchProblem.jpg But it doesn't run when I ... 11 May 2010 04:37