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Good place to buy an inexpensive, possibly dated laptop vid card?

Q: Good place to buy an inexpensive, possibly dated laptop vid card?

maybe this doesn't belong in this forum, so if it doesn't, i apologize...but the question is as the title states.

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A: Good place to buy an inexpensive, possibly dated laptop vid card?

specificially for a vaio vgn fz series?

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I want to get my son a point- amp -shoot camera for Christmas he s always stealing our camera which sadly is rather worn out and is very interested in taking pictures I thought it would be a good -H project for a year old too so I m trying to encourage him I have a few requests that aren t set in stone especially if you can explain why I should let this one aspect go but the price limit is pretty set since he is after a year old I don t really think he needs a camera--mommy and daddy do someday sigh but not him Viewfinder Under Not a requirement camera kid a Good, for inexpensive Solved: but if it comes in a pretty shade of green that would be fantastic Easy to use Buttons Dials instead of a touch screen Fit comfortably Solved: Good, inexpensive camera for a kid in small hands Takes good quality pictures this would be used for photography quot competitions quot on a junior level I was Solved: Good, inexpensive camera for a kid looking at the Canon Powershot Elph which comes in a hideous shade of green but the blue is pretty but I m just not sure about it not having a viewfinder since my son loves to take pictures outdoors I know how hard it is to see computer cell phone etc screens outside and I want this to be fun not a struggle I know that there are a lot of photographers on here with amazing talent so I figure this shouldn t be any sweat for you guys Thanks nbsp

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A:Good inexpensive Laser Printer??

I have an HP model here I packed away in a box with a spare toner cartridge.(black + white bought on a store closeout not finding a color model left)

Typically lazor printers soar pricewise compared to the deskjet ink type in general with the closeout price still over $300 for the one here. Newegg has a monochrome model catching $99.99 however seen at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16828115639

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I heard there're these memory test stations you can use to test RAM sticks and that would isolate the RAM against a the possibility of a bad motherboard producing the memory errors.
Something like this?:
(sorry there're two, I don't know how to remove one of them)

A:What's a proper inexpensive memory test station? if that's a good opt

Why do I feel it's more expensive than just buying new memory ? It's mostly for people servicing computers for living.

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I heard there're these memory test stations you can use to test RAM sticks and that would isolate the RAM against a the possibility of a bad motherboard producing the memory errors.
Something like this?:

 

A:What's a proper inexpensive memory test station? if that's a good option...

test stations you can use to test RAM sticksClick to expand...

yes, this station tests RAM sticks, in a production line that is building boards w/ram.



and that would isolate the RAM against a the possibility of a bad motherboard producing the memory errorsClick to expand...

never. there's so much misunderstanding in this statement it's hard to begin.

Motherboards do not create memory errors. the other components use DMA to read/write data in ram, but that's at the control of some firmware or software.

"Errors" come from mismanagement of the specs (temp, voltage, humidity), bad firmware or mismanagement of memory access protocols.

If it were possible to



isolate the RAM against a the possibility of producing memory errorsClick to expand...

we would never have known the term.
 

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Pavel
 

A:Looking for an inexpensive graphics card to use with Photoshop

nicely stated though 'inexpensive' is a relative term. How much are you willing to spend on this card? What other (if any) softwares do you use. I am a heavy PSE/CS5, 3DSMax,AVS Vid/sound editor, CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, user myself, and it would be helpful to know what level of performance you require.
Secondly , it would also be helpful to know what the specs on the rest of the system are, or do you need a recommendation that as well?
 

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i am looking for an inexpensive dual video card, not for gaming purposes just dual function

any suggestions!!!!!

i think i will regret asking this but ...
Is it possible to use onboard video card simultaneously with another video card.

thanks in advance
 

A:Inexpensive dual video card

Do you want to use two monitor at the same time?

If so, please tell us your graphics card model and manufacturer please.

Cheers! :wave:
 

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Hi all,

Happy holidays to all!! I have an emachine with an AMD Sempron CPU and the Nvidia Gforce 6100 chipset.

What should I be looking for in an after market video card for this machine. I will be playing some games on it and also, viewing dvd's on the 32" flat panel that is connected to it.

I have looked at some video cards on Newegg and I am assuming that I would like to have as much memory as possible. The graphics clock on the 6100 set is 475 Mhz and there were cards that went as high as 800 Mhz.

I would like to stay under $100 if possible. Any info would be great.

Thanks and have a great holiday.

Danimal
 

A:Solved: Looking for an inexpensive video card > $100

If you can afford to spend a little extra cash the 5750 is a great video card with directx 11 support.

Review:

http://computershopper.com/graphics-cards/reviews/ati-radeon-hd-5750

Requirements:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/desk...s/ati-radeon-hd-5750-system-requirements.aspx
 

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Thanks for all the help! i thought that this question needed a thread all it's own.

A:what inexpensive video card for dual display?

Anything NVIDIA 6xxx.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/45236-what-inexpensive-video-card-dual-display.html
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I appreciate the responses!

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I would like to find another decent graphics card that is fairly inexpensive, if you have any suggestions I would appreciate it. I don't have a lot of money to spend on this, everything else seems to have been breaking at the same time too.
 

A:Need help finding decent/fairly inexpensive graphics card

Not all monitors have all pins that the card has holes. Take some needle nose pliers and gently straighten the bent pin. Check the back of your card and see if you can gently push the monitor cable back into the oringinal holes. I'd pull the card to try it.
If you can get everything lined back up, I'd say you are ok to continue life as usual. I have bent a pin on a monitor cable and fixed it this way. Experience is the best teacher. You will never do this mistake again.
 

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A:Purchasing inexpensive laptop?

I found a site with a few Win 7 PC's. I just Googled "Laptops with Windows 7".

Windows 7 Laptops

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A:Help Brand New Dell Laptop with old dated folders

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Vicky


Hi All Please help me on this issue Today 2/12/2009 have received a brand new Dell Inspiron 1440 Laptop (WIN 7) but it has 3 folder with the modified date as 14th July 2009. Is this because they have sent me an old machine instead of new one I am confused. Directly purchased from Dell and paid full amount for new machine. I am attaching a word document containing screen shot of those folders with old date. Kindly advice if this is a normal feature with new machines or something is wrong!!!!


Hi vicky and welcome

I would love to help but dont have Word. Chances are good it is a new machine. When the machine is setup and win 7 installed they have to load some things on the HD. can you tell us what the folders names are?

thanks
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A:Installed a bunch of back-dated Windows update, now my laptop is a POS.

As it would seem that you've left the computer to it's own devices - so to speak, downloading a rake of updates could have left a load of Temp files in the cache.

From Start type this cmd to clear the Temp files %temp% > Enter/Ctrl+A/SHIFT+DELETE

For any that are left, tick the box to Skip the rest.

This prog is pretty good at getting rid of difficult to uninstall progs and using the Pro 30 day trial would be best Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

After you have installed the prog, boot up in Safe Mode to run the prog as this will stop any associated files that may be running.

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A:Good place to buy cpu

googlegear.com is uber pimp

they have like 1 dollar 2nd day shipping on practically everything. don't you have a credit card you can use?
 

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A:Where is a good place to get RAM?

This is the only place that I would reccomend for buying ram...

http://www.crucial.com/index.asp

Debe
 

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A:where is a good place to buy oem xp pro?

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A:What is the best laptop with a good video card Thats cheap

Give us some more ideas, what do you want to do on it. Which OS do you want to install? What processor, how much memory, size harddisk. Wireless capability? etc.
IBM do Thinkpads with Linux pre-installed. Linux is easy on graphics requirements.
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A:Good place to buy SATA cables?

you can actually buy at any online retailer, such as newegg amazon, or pricewatch or even the physical store, such as bestbuy, fry's.

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You might want to look at an external soundcard to plug into the laptop.

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Hi, folks.


Can anyone recommend a forum that I can go to for advice about custom built PCs?

I am looking to build (or have built for me) a new desktop for work. I mostly use Adobe Creative Suite for...
print designweb site content creationvideo editingetc
I'm not a gamer, but I still have a copy of Flight Simulator X & rFactor 2 that I might install again.

My ideal system will be something like this:
2 or 3 monitors (very high resolution)2 NVIDIA GPUsa lot of RAMa SSD to boot off ofat least 1 TB of onboard storage space (I'm backing up to WD Passports)USB 3

Thank you!

A:Good place to get advice on mobo, case, etc.?

Our sister/brother site PC Help Forum has a lot of knowledgeable people and some of them/us are here too.
Some advice for a start, Since you already set what you need computer for, set the budget too, at least within some boundaries and be prepared to hear a lot of Intel vs. AMD and Nvidia vs. AMD arguments.
I do some graphics and video editing so here some of my experience:
CPU, more cores vs. CPU "power". Like, AMD FX8350 vs, Intel I7
As much and as fast RAM you can cram in the MB.
Speaking of MB, a quality MB with good cooling and power section durability.
Don't really need two video cards if you are not heavy gamer. one good one should suffice in your case. There are also some (expensive) video cards dedicated to graphic/ video work.
Do not skimp on a power supply, it will be called to do a lot of work. A good make would be preferable to a lot of declared Watts.
A large, properly ventilated case is preferably to fancy ones.
Consider a good CPU cooler, preferably water cooling, CPU coolers supplied with processor are barely adequate for ordinary work let alone for heavy use hour after hour you will probably do in the warm climate.
SSD, as large as you can/want to get, larger, 500GB or more are faster and more reliable than smaller ones. Video and to some extent graphic programs do a lot of work with disks even with large amount of RAM so it can speed up operations considerably.

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did you see this : AMD Radeon HD 7730M - Notebookcheck.net Tech ?

I think its a fairly good device for the price. I asked a simular topic, and they pointed me out that 2gb dedicated RAM is not really the biggest bottle neck. (I could chose between 1Gb and 2Gb dedicated)

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Nevermind got it but it gives an option in the form of a box instead of just installing is there a switch to auto run?
 

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Version 2002
32-bit
Service Pack 3

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A:SD Card - Unable to lock SD Card in place

Need exact model number and we can find the Manual and the part or at least figure out if the card reader is soldered to the motherboard or is a separate part and if it is find you one to replace yours with. 

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A:Two Bad Usp Possibly Make One Good?

Both symptoms could be caused by bad batteries. Note SLA (sealed lead-acid) batteries only last for 3 - 4 years (if they don't fail prematurely - and that happens) and must regularly be replaced. So the first thing I would do is buy a new set of batteries, then see what happens. Note you don't have to buy replacements from the UPS maker. In fact, I NEVER do as they tend to be WAY overpriced. I buy on-line. Shop around and compare prices as there are several sites and they frequently have sales. Be sure to factor in shipping. Some will advertise a great sale price, then charge a bundle for shipping. Other sites will charge more for the battery, but offer free shipping. Then next week, the deals all change again. I often buy my UPS batteries from Battery Mart but have also bought from Amazon and Apex Battery.

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Most BestBuy stores will take the old SLA batteries in for recycling. Don't let them go in the trash as they will end up in landfills - not good.

As far as using one UPS to fix the other, no way to tell without knowing exactly what component has failed in each UPS.
 

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A:Can a SD card be used in place of TPM for BitLocker on qualifying OS's?

I don't know if you can use the same SD card. Maybe you can test this with 2 virtual machines that you encrypt with BL.
But in any case, make a full disk backup of your machine before you encrypt it.

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A:Where to place a thermal sensor on a video card?

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Which series is your MESH computer? We need some more info from you before we can answer your question.

There are three main types of slots that a motherboard can have for upgrades. We need to know what your motherboard has built into it.

As your motherboard is 4 years old, your best hope is that it has an AGP slot built into it. If it does, then you have some great upgrade options.

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As to finding out whether or not your motherboard has an AGP slot, there are a number of ways:

1. Do you have any of the documentation that came with your computer?
2. Search the mesh website for your user's manual or any information on what slots your motherboard has. Look for the word "AGP", and if possible, post a link here to the info you find (there are different types of AGP as well).
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A:Laptop CPU all over the place

First of all when did you buy laptop?
Second how do you know that CPU rangers between 60-100%?
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A:Best place for a deal on laptop PC?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-pavillion-laptop-cursor-all-over-the-place.935542/
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Sometimes you have to press in the middle of the key to get to snap into place.

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Hi,In order ti isolate the issue further, i request you to download the latest bios from the HP site and check for the issue occurrence.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/drivers.htmlAlso, to confirm the AC Adapter issue, request you to connect this adapter to ant other notebook and check.Please reply with the results.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Laptop-won-t-power-up-without-Battery-in-place/td-p/5072474
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A:New video card install no good, now older card doesn't work either

I don't know about the 9600 Pro but the X1650 Pro should have a power connector on it. Possibly a floppy drive type connector. Was that plugged in?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-video-card-install-no-good-now-older-card-doesnt-work-either.88311/
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“Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.”
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It would have had to be a very powerful magnet to erase the drive -- more likely is a coincidental drive failure.
Unplug the system, remove or disconnect the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.  Remove and reinstall the hard drive -- if it's then still not seen, replace it.
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One thing I can suggest is to use Recuva to try and recover the partition or the files from it...

Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

Good Luck...

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/116136-3-partitions-one-laptop-hard-place-sort-urgent.html
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A:Possibly Bad Video Card..

souton here is what i would do

1. being that you have a spare video card switch it out with the one thats may be the cause, if your mouse is still doing that than its not the video card. run CS with the 128 and see if the 128mb's performance is better. If it is than its the 6800 gt thats the problem wether its software or hardware is the next step

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/possibly-bad-video-card.44209/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/possibly-fried-my-card.573131/
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Hiya

Not sure if this will help, but it may be a setting in the Options:

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/problems-with-monitor-possibly-vid-card.50852/
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A:BSOD Under Normal Use, Possibly Gfx Card

Quote:
"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/226319-bsod-under-normal-use-possibly-gfx-card.html
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Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks!

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- x64
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- full retail version
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A:BSOD possibly due to new network card

Your 2 reports showed a code of F4, with a probable cause of hard drive problems.
0x000000F4: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION
One of the many processes or threads crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated. As a result, the system can no longer function. Specific causes are many, and often best resolved by a careful history of the problem and the circumstances of the error message

.
Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64

Code:

Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\richc46\AppData\Local\Temp\Temp1_MC-PC-BSOD[1].zip\Windows7_BSOD_jcgriff2\082010-19905-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`01e09000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02046e50
Debug session time: Fri Aug 20 21:23:53.840 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:06:43.340
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
...........................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
....
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8009900630, fffffa8009900910, fffff80002185540}
Probably caused by : hardware_disk
Followup: MachineOwner
---------
1: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
terminated.
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8009900630, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa8009900910, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff80002185540, Explanatory message (ascii)
Debugging Details:
------------------

PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa8009900630
IMAGE_NAME: hardware_disk
DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0
FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000
PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe
EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff8800a537278 -- (.exr 0xfffff8800a537278)
ExceptionAddress: 00000000776451df
ExceptionCode: c0000006 (In-page I/O error)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 3
Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
Parameter[1]: 0000000077488ba8
Parameter[2]: 00000000c000009d
Inpage operation failed at 0000000077488ba8, due to I/O error 00000000c000009d
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
CURRENT_IRQL: 0
ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.
EXCEPTION_PARAMETER1: 0000000000000000
EXCEPTION_PARAMETER2: 0000000077488ba8
EXCEPTION_PARAMETE... Read more

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A:Video Card Possibly Overheating

if the most stressfull thing u are doing is watching youtube the video card should be fine in another 2 years but the whole computer needs to be cleaned on a regular basis. also the video card will feel warm when normal.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-possibly-overheating.92285/
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A:Graphics Card Possibly Failing

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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/307095-graphics-card-possibly-failing.html
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A:Wifi card possibly dying?

Hi, Can you use wireless normally (not play games), if yes then no problem with the wireless card, it is only slow and you may not be able to upgrade it internally. Have you tried external wireless card such as (ac cards)        http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/c/technology/networking/wireless-usb-adapters Note: your wireless router must also support ac standard. Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Wifi-card-possibly-dying/td-p/5644797
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A:Sound Card possibly deleted

All you have to do is reinstall the Sound card drivers,either from -

1.A CD with the drivers on it.

2.Download them form the web site of your the maker of the sound card.

3.Go to Control panel/Add hardware wizard -

Windows might find the drivers, or it might not.

As for slow computer -

Do full antispyware scans (the No.1 cause of slow computers) and run CCleaner.

Also Defragment the Hard Drive.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/sound-card-possibly-deleted.85307/
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A:drivers out dated

Drivers only need to be updated if your computer is having a specific issue. Drivers don't get old and stop working.

If you still need to update drivers for something, provide more information such as info on the computer and operating system and what exactly you're doing when you get the error.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/drivers-out-dated.720181/
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A:Solved: Out dated OS

The following program should tell us what you need to know:
1- Please click HERE to download HijackThis.

2- Run the program.

3- Click on the Main Menu button if not already there.

4- Select Do a system scan and save a logfile.

5- Copy and paste the scan log from Notepad into your next reply. Do not attach it.

6- Do not "Fix" anything unless advised to do so.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-out-dated-os.1087792/
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Hopefully one of you guys know how.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f120/chrome-is-out-of-dated-1144969.html
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A:Out dated drivers.

Hi Layback bear

My name is Mohammed from DELL social media outreach team

In response to your recent query The outdated drivers will not cause any problem.But if the drivers are not updated the hardware component associated to the driver might not work at its best
Thanks & regards
DELL_Mohammed_A
DELL social media responder

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A:Out dated open SSL

OpenSLL file date to 2005 and unsigned may i add this is 2016 so i'm bothered.
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/out-dated-open-ssl.61663/
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In the last few days this Acer Aspire 5535 Laptop, crashes during a reboot cycle, this is on the powering down phase. After this takes place a system restore is required which takes it back to the state prior to the reboot.

Powering on from cold and shuting down present no problem, this presents its own issues when installing new software.

Any help that you guys can give on this would be appreciated.

Cheers
Alan

A:Laptop Crashes When Rebooted, no issue when shutdown and boot takes place?

Please post this info to give us a hand in sorting out the issue: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

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Join Date: Apr 2006
Hi,

Although I have done nothing to my computer, my games have begun to run very badly, even with all graphics turned on their lowest settings despite the fact I can normally run them on the highest. I have not made hardware changes to my comp and all games played fine only a couple of days ago.

- I have since restored my computer to an earlier date
- Check my comp for viruses, spyware, defragmentation, registry check, disk errors, adware, hijackthis, disk cleanup
- I cannot remember installing any new programs either

The problem is still therehowever, the temp on the graphics card is also fine, running at normal levels. Everything else on the computer runs well.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Maracles
 

A:Gaming, possibly graphics card problem

are you overclocking anything? or some important part of the PC just gave up the ghost or someting. this happened to me and i needed to get a new processor. even if your not overclocking something might have just burned out.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/gaming-possibly-graphics-card-problem.471063/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/bsod-possibly-related-to-amd-graphic-card-1046649.html