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Version TRacker Pro - has anyone used this before?

Q: Version TRacker Pro - has anyone used this before?

This seems liek a useful app, but i've never heard of it.. so i thought i would come over here and see if it is legit.
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Preferred Solution: Version TRacker Pro - has anyone used this before?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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A:Buy i5 K version or i7 K for gaming?

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Thanks in advance.


A:Best version of GTX 750 Ti?

In all honesty they all have the same limitations and because of the low power draw the temps are not much different between them.

My favorite for the 750ti is the Asus because I like the Asus cooler better. I normally prefer MSI or EVGA if they release a classified or lightning version but beyond that Asus is the better choice IMO.
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I know it's an PCI-E x16 as it says that by the port itself. But what .0 version is it?

example: PCI-E 1.0 x16, PCI-E 2.0 x16 etc.

I need to know this information quite soon as I'm planning on buying the Nvidia GTS 450 (if It is compatible, other wise feel free to recommend some compatible cards.

The Card:
The Port: http:[email protected]/8524755663/in/photostream/

Any reply will be greatly appreciated.

A:Which PCI-E version is this port?

I wouldn't worry about it too much, only the newer GPUs will take full advantage of the bandwidth of a PCI-E x16 2.0/3.0 slot. That being said, if you have a PCI-E x16 slot, you can put any PCI-E x16 GPU in it, unless you're spending upwards of $300+ on a GPU. (GTX 660Ti or a better card) I would shoot for a motherboard with at least a PCI-E x16 2.0 slot.

Would you mind providing the type of motherboard you're using?
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More here

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So i have selected this cable...

Xenta Gold Plated V1.4 HDMI

Would it be ok to use with this graphics card ?

Gigabyte GT430

Thanks for any info offered


A:Gigabyte GT 430 HDMI version?

Yeah, if can plug in the standard TV type HDMI cable to your video card, you're golden.

The "1.3 or 1.4" issue, (or perhaps hype), pertains to data throughput, and not the physical connection configuration, so even type 1.3 will suffice for 1080p.

The 2 Gigabyte boards I have with IGP, take the standard HDMI cable, same as you would use to hook up a Blu-Ray or DVD player to your TV.
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A:Asus Sabertooth BIOS version?

Should you upgrade? If you aren't having any problems with the BIOS now, I would not bother. You may if you wish but there is some risk involved.
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A:Need Dell Service Tag Utilities version 5.1

Call Dell support.
I think you will find that the utility is available ONLY to Dell service providers.
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A:Display driver Nvidia Windows Kernal Mode Driver, Version 185.93 stopped responding

Try downloading the latest drivers from nVidia click on support then download drivers, without knowing your exact Display adapter model i cant give you the exact page to download from
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though 1gb has lower mem. clk. but does that make it slower than gt240 .The other available options are geforce 9800gt, radeon 4850, radeon 4890....etc. but these card need a bulky psu which my system lags.

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BTW i have Samsung T220 22" monitor.

THnx in advance.

A:Is Radeon 4670 1GB version faster than 512MB version?

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Hi, attached is my log from the program CPU-Z, I wanted to find out which version PCI-express slot i had but i do not know how to interpret this information. I see the number 1.0 but also a 1.1. If someone could tell me that would be great


A:What PCI Express version do I have?

Image if its any help

The black one is PCI express i just dont know which version?
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A:Please help me update the BIOS to newer version

What problem do you have with your graphics card?

Unless absolutely necessary, it isn't generally recommended to update the BIOS.
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A:AGP Version 3.0?

EDIT: also i downloaded pz-wizard 2008 and cpu-z, pc wizard says my computer can hold ddr-400 ram sticks but CPU-z said its jsut ddr so are they the same or what? cause if its ddr-400 i can get 2 1gb ram sticks to make a total of 2gb but if its jsut ddr i heard it can go alot higher help me out here.
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Did you have a driver set that was working before the update? (If so restore back to it for now)
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A:WUSB54G Version 4.2

There was a forum discussion on installing drivers here:
Also here is the main site help and drivers:

But you need to tell us how you are connecting the device, USB?
What OS, Vista? Service Pack?
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A:"Update" BIOS to a previous version

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xgen99 said:

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A:Can I replace my OEM mobo with the same make & model but different version?

The problem would be with Microsoft

I believe you could put a different version of motherboard on there, heck, you could put an entirely different make of motherboard if you wanted as long as it fits the case's form factor. Simply, the screw holes on the motherboard have to align with the holes on the case.

The trouble you will run into is with Microsoft. Your copy of XP is associated with the serial number, model, and make of your present motherboard, and it's recorded in Microsoft's database. That's what happens when you activate a Microsoft product. The operating system or software will get your motherboard's information and record it. Now here comes the problem...

If you put in a new motherboard, the operating system on your hard drive is going to look up your previous motherboard's information when it boots up. If it sees a new motherboard, it will say, "I'm not associated with you, so I must not be licensed with you!" and it will tell you to contact Microsoft or buy a new copy of Windows.

What you have to do then is call Microsoft and ask them if you can associate your copy of Windows with a new motherboard. They will want to know why. Usually, they will only do that if your motherboard failed, exploded, or somehow became destroyed so you had to replace it. I don't know about motherboard upgrades. To Microsoft, each and every motherboard is a separate computer, and you are only licensed for one computer.

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A:IPAQ 3850 ROM Version Problem

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A:Radeon HD 2400 Pro AGP Version

Make sure:

AGP is turned on in system bios/cmos (this is in the computer's boot menu, usually DEL or F2 to enter)

Is the original video driver (onboard) full working (all drivers installed) I've noticed that the new video cards sometimes fault (no card detected) if the onboard aren't fully installed.

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Someone I know said it might have something to do with bandwidth or something...

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A:Roll Back Bios (after HP Flashed to newer version without asking me) Ticked @ HP

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A:ATI Radeon 9250 (PCI version) Installation Problems

i dont tihnk that this will help you much but,
i have the radeon 9250 pro card as well, only in APG (or is it AGP??) anyway, i had NO trouble with installation, just make sure you have used the supplied CD to install the nessesary and corfect drivers.

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A:How do I download a newer version of directX ???

the books are the unextracted files. you need to go into the folder that you extracted the files into. once you're in that folder there should be a "setup" icon, click that and it should start the installation.

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A:cd rw probs sony crx230ee oem version

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A:Why I can't install new version of forceware Nvdia????

I suppose the first step is to get your system back to a working state. Or have you already?

Can you boot up in safe mode? If you can, do a system rollback.

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V02.54 (C) Copyright 1985 - 2003, American Megatrends, Inc.

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K8V SE Deluxe
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not an answer but after this you'll feel better

I followed the complicated steps.

I'm pretty sure I had the right .rom file, And I'm pretty sure I did everything correctly.

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Boards are essentially the same.

ljwobker said:

If I replace the A7V8X with an A7V8X-X, I'm *hoping* that the only Bad Things that will happen is windows complaining that the firewire port and the SATA RAID controller have gone "missing" and that's all -- which is no problem for me.Click to expand...

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A:Program insists Previous version installed...but where is it?

What is IMT?
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Grateful for any advice.

A:WinZip version 11.1/2

i did a quick google search on winzip.chm
you can download that specific file from here:

If you cut and paste that file into your C:/program files/winzip directory it should work.
If not, i'd recommend reinstalling the whole thing.

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As always with an upgrade like that, do a complete backup first!
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Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000008e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 82692539
BCP3: B5B90B00
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

I originaly thought the problem could be due to overheating (hot weather) because it was a heatwave when i started to get this, but even on a cool day i still get this issue.

Any advice?

A:Bluescreen problem OS Version: 6.0.6001.

0x8E errors are almost always caused by hardware and the horizontal lines sounds like artifacting which means either your video card is overheating or it is dying.

How to find and post your Minidump Files:

My Computer > C Drive > Windows Folder > Minidump Folder > Minidump Files.

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A:Can't get rid of earlier version of MSN Messenger

Take a look HERE. It might help.

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[email protected]

A:Need: OptOut (final version) freeware

Re: OptOut (final version)

Originally posted by CptSiskoX
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FREEWARE is legal folks, & I'm sure he'll make it available.

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Try performing an XP repair:
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Welcome to TechSpot
Not worth it to DIY. For $24.95 you get a converter to do it for you: