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Adding a SSD to Optiplex 790 mini tower by t
The Optiplex 790 is running Windows 7 64 bit. I want to put a 1TB SSD, load Windows 10 64 bit on the SSD and make it the primary hard drive and the existing 500GB hard drive containing Windows 7 as the secondary. I watched the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmFbrBkauBc and estimate the...
March 11th 18 07:19 PM
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Adding two additional NICs to Optiplex 3010 mini tower by t
The Optiplex is required to connect to three networks so we need to add two additional Network Interface Cards. The machine can support only 8GB maximum RAM from http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/optix/en/optiplex_3010_technical_guidebook.pdf#page=11 It would be running Windows 10...
March 11th 18 03:15 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Upgrading graphic card for Dell Optiplex 7010 mini tower runningWindows 7 64 bit by t
The current graphic card is AMD Firepro 4800 https://www.amd.com/Documents/ati-firepro-v4800-datasheet.pdf It was working OK till now, but now we are seeing many lines on the desktop and lot of things are like redacted text. I updated the graphic card driver to the latest one from...
March 11th 18 05:10 AM
by t Go to last post
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UPS ? by philo
I have a 500VA Patriot (brand) UPS that has been working fine for many many years. I have a "mini" computer hooked to it, one that uses a "mini" PSU mounted above the CPU which is also used to cool the CPU. It is very loud, so I decided to re-case the machine and use a standard PSU and the...
February 22nd 18 03:06 PM
by philo Go to last post
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1st Daily Start Sound by [email protected]
Dell Inspiron about 6 yrars old. First startup or waking from sleep, in a given day, and the CD drive is "jazzed" up then coasts back down taking a couple of seconds. Makes no difference if the drive has a disk or not. In the paast I noted this only infrequently, about every month or so, but now...
February 13th 18 05:25 AM
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nVidia GPU reccomendadtion please. by ~misfit~[_16_]
I'm running an ATI HD7770 (with a QX9650 CPU) but the game I play is getting more and more complex. Also apparently it's better optimised for nVidia cards rather than ATI / AMD. So I need an affordable card that doesn't draw (much) more power than the HD7770 (~120w). Obviously it should be...
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February 9th 18 04:48 AM
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Reallocated Sectors Count by Norm X[_2_]
Hi, I have a Microsoft SS software RAID with two hard drives. Now CrystalDiskInfo says the raw count for Reallocated Sectors Count is 2 on one HDD. I like to get some lead time so I can purchase a cheap 480 GB SSD on eBay. How bad it is it? Should I wait for the count to increase before I...
January 30th 18 07:26 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Keyboard Problem by [email protected]
I have inherited a HP PC 2026 that is working great even with W10. But it seems to have a keyboard problem that I do not know how to overcome. When I boot up, I see 'keyboard error' flash on the screen at the start of boot. Other than that the keyboard works fine when W10 is up and running. ...
January 17th 18 10:05 AM
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[ALEX JONES] 'that methane smel by Ras Mikaere Enoch Mc Carty[_3_]
GOOGLE BANS ALEX JONES FROM ITS PROPERTIES, SAYS LAWSUIT: https://www.prisonplanet.com/google-bans-alex-jones-from-its-properties-says-lawsuit.html HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS -- PERFECT WORLD https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=huey+lewis+news+perfect+world ALEX JONES...
January 10th 18 06:36 AM
by Ras Mikaere Enoch Mc Carty[_3_] Go to last post
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"Ethical" Printer? by ~misfit~[_16_]
I've just junked yet another inkjet printer for parts (PSU mainly) and, as with the last one I see that there is more ink in the silicone tubes that go to the waste sponge and dried into the sponge itself than ever went onto paper during the ~2 years and ~3 sets of carts. How do they get away...
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January 6th 18 05:32 AM
by ~misfit~[_16_] Go to last post
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Logitech Beats M$ Mouse by [email protected]
M$ mouse was never very smooth and sometimes would hang and then jump forward. Very annoying. Someone suggested I try a Logitech and wow what a difference. Smooth, responsive and precise !
December 30th 17 08:59 AM
by Felony Master Go to last post
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Soundbars now ofered with internet? by [email protected]
I notice high-end soundbars now offer internet. Can someone offer an insight into how that would be worth the extra money, and how used? MrT
December 25th 17 03:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Disk replacement for HPz210 small form factor by t
We got two HPZ210 small form factor https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-z210-small-form-factor-workstation/5053190/manuals computers from another area, but they don't have a hard disk as well as the data and power cables which connect to them. 1. Can an SSD like...
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December 22nd 17 02:27 PM
by t Go to last post
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Replacement hard disk for Lenovo G50-45 model 80E30181US by t
I looked at the specs http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20G50/Lenovo_G50_Platform_Specifications.pdf and it mentions SSHD with 8GB NAND flash memory. 1. Will any 2.5inch SSD work with the Lenovo 50-45 model 80E30181US laptop? 2. Is any brand like Western Digital...
December 4th 17 03:21 AM
by t Go to last post
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friend needs new laptop, recommendations? by Mike S
My buddy needs a new laptop, his is over 6 yrs old, runs out of RAM and slows down often, and crashes when more than 2GB RAM is installed! A computer shop spent 2 hrs with him trying to install more RAM, then get it working again when it crashed each time. Due to its age we think it's smart to...
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December 3rd 17 04:37 AM
by Mike S Go to last post
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Beep codes by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
Does anyone know anything about BIOS beep codes? Someone gave me a computer and it doesn't do anything but beep so many times. That sounds to me like a BIOS problem. Would that be easy to fix?
November 29th 17 04:06 AM
by Bill Cunningham[_2_] Go to last post
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Mouse Smoothness by SteveGG
Depending on the circumstance and app, my M$ mouse sometimes gets "jumpy". How to eliminate this ?!
October 16th 17 08:31 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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UpDate Service by SteveGG
After system (W7) work, critical update service has been deleted. Just missing in msconfig. Please advise how to restore.
October 16th 17 01:48 PM
by Yrrah[_4_] Go to last post
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video card by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
Well I have the new video card that's working. IDK what the name is. I've googled device id 0x4752. That's what XP x64 tells me it is. I google and don't get some of the things others get. IDK how to google or something. The resolution with this thing si a problem. It's 1024x768. And 24...
October 11th 17 06:47 PM
by Bill Cunningham[_2_] Go to last post
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WakeUp Noise by SteveGG
About 2 out of 3 times, when waking out of a sleep state over night, I get several seconds of a sound, like something winding down. After, everything is normal. Happens only after an overnight sleep. During any other time, no sound. Sounds for all the world like something mechanical, but fans...
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October 8th 17 03:33 PM
by SteveGG Go to last post
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