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Which Win7 would you recommend?

Q: Which Win7 would you recommend?

I am upgrading from XP 32 bit because it cannot read that other 4g ram I have in there. And I was wondering which one would you recommend I upgrade to? I usually use my comp to play games like LoL and Dota2 some MMORPG and to watch movies.

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Preferred Solution: Which Win7 would you recommend?

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 http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I need to add a bluetooth adapter for Windows 7 64 bit. Any recommendations? Price concerns.

Thanks,

A:Recommend Bluetooth adapter for Win7 64 bit

  
Quote: Originally Posted by choco


I need to add a bluetooth adapter for Windows 7 64 bit. Any recommendations? Price concerns.

Thanks,



I'm owning a TrendNet TBW-106UB Bluetooth v2.0 class 1 + EDR usb 2.0 dongle:

So a new one on their site:
TRENDnet | Products | Bluetooth? | TBW-107UB

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/104168-recommend-bluetooth-adapter-win7-64-bit.html
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I searched for this but couldn t find anything sorry if check for health anyone Can recommend software Win7 this question is repetitious I have an HP Pavilion Slimline desktop running Win Pro As a rule I don t use Can anyone recommend health check software for Win7 the HP Support Assistant but I did let it run its monthly hardware check and it s already identified a failing hard drive once so the check is useful However recently HP updated the thing and Can anyone recommend health check software for Win7 the new version simply Will Not Run Shortly after I bought the PC a failed upgrade process for HP Support Assistant kept me from using the printer scanner for several Can anyone recommend health check software for Win7 months while I sorted out a peculiar error in HP s install sequence and I just wasn t about to do their debugging for them again So after it went into an quot I ve hit an error and need to close quot loop I uninstalled it and I m now looking for another tool that will do that quot all-in-one quot health check on disk memory etc Any suggestions preferably but not necessarily free

A:Can anyone recommend health check software for Win7

The OEM software utility was designed to be a hardware/software monitoring checker intended for the particular model. There is not one that can replace their complete setup. What you need are tools usually found on the hardware manufacturing site for hard drives, memtest+ for RAMS, stresstest softwares for CPU/GPU, etc. which are individually downloadable and created either by CD/USB or can be run within Windows environment.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/477217/can-anyone-recommend-health-check-software-for-win7/
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Can someone recommend a free gif animator that runs on windows 7 64 bit?
preferably one that is portable, does not need administrator rights to install.

looking for the best way, after exporting a number of gif files from microsoft picture manager, into an animated gif file that can then be inserted into powerpoint.

I cannot use an online website to do it.

thanks.

A:recommend free portable gif animate program win7

This viewer can run .gif. It has a lot of other nice features.

FastStone Image Viewer - Powerful and Intuitive Photo Viewer, Editor and Batch Converter

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/391408-recommend-free-portable-gif-animate-program-win7.html
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Guys can someone help me out on trying to resolve an issue I m having on my network I have Main PCs One in the Gameroom--Media Server Windows bit onboard Gigabit Nic MSI AMD G Chipset One in the Office-- Windows from Win7 Win7 XP Win7 machine. to Fine. Speeds Transfer Slow to XP MCE INTEL Gigabit PCI One in the Living Room--HTPC Windows bit onboard Gigabit Nic GIGABYTE AMD G Chipset I just upgraded all my systems to new hard drives in hopes of archiving all DVDs onto the server and streaming them from there to the other machines All connections are working fine and I can move around files between machines no problem My issues I can get - MB s between the HTPC and the Server The most I can get out of my Office and the Server is - MB Slow Transfer Speeds from XP to Win7 machine. Win7 to Win7 Fine. s The OS drives in the Office and HTPC machines are Identical Samsung F drives The drives on the server I m sending files to are Samsung F drives I just did fresh OS intalls on these drives when I placed them into service I used all windows drivers except for the Intel NIC in which I used the supplied drivers for it Can anyone tell me why my XP machine can t pull the same mustard as the other machine It really has me puzzled Thanks Mike nbsp

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Please, can someone recommend a good website about digital photography where I can find guides and tips about how to take the best shot and stuff like that.
 

A:Please, can someone recommend...

You could have a look at these !!....Might be of use !!

http://www.webphotoschool.com/ir/

http://www.digitalphotography.tv/

http://www.skylightweb.com/imagine/tips.html

http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=2/3/38&pq-locale=en_US

http://www.dcviews.com/

http://www.dpreview.com/learn/Photography_techniques/

http://www.shortcourses.com/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-can-someone-recommend.187119/
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Here In Thailand its common to find that the Government has blocked a web site, can some one please recommend an Anonymous proxy servers ( free if possible )

Thanks............... Mypenry

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Hi there please? anyone a for Can recommend PSU me, guys Not sure what size PSU to get I recently shelled a lot of dough for PC parts I m building my first PC and want to make sure I can give it enough power with a little overhead I may wish to overclock the processor in the future so that needs to be taken into account From what I understand I should get either a US or Taiwan made PSU and that constant voltage and amperage are most important I d also go for one that s Gold Plus certified if needs be Here are the parts Gigabyte GA-X A-UD R mobo Intel i CPU Will want to overclock later in the CPU s Can anyone recommend a PSU for me, please? life ATI HD GPU GB x GB Corsair XMS DDR PC - Mhz AKASA Nero S Premier Cooler Corsair H - Hydro Watercooler Will probably use this with OC d processor Scythe Setsugen GPU Cooler Samsung F TB HDD I also already have an old Samsung SyncMaster T LCD monitor a Creative i-Trigue Sound System HP Photosmart HP Keyboard and Wireless Mouse And I will probably change the keyboard and mouse for something more fanciful later on I will be using Windows bit Home Premium Your Can anyone recommend a PSU for me, please? help is much appreciated nbsp

A:Can anyone recommend a PSU for me, please?

What's your price range?

I'd suggest:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139012
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139009
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/can-anyone-recommend-a-psu-for-me-please.146651/
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Windows 7 32bit
4GB RAM
Quad Core 2.66 GHz
GTX 560Ti
Bluray and DVD drives (2)
TV Tuner

thanx in advance

A:What UPS would you recommend for my PC?

I would look for one that would run your system for about 10 minutes to give you time to close out any files that you have open and gracefully shut down in case of a power outage. Just don't put your laserjet printer on the same line. Your monitor and computer should be all that is necessary.
APC Smart-UPS 1500VA LCD 120V should be more than sufficient. Many are cheaper but you gets what you pay for. Some of the cheaper ones are nothing but a surge supressor.

Rich

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/230757-what-ups-would-you-recommend-my-pc.html
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First of all, hi guys.
I am asking a simple question i'm gonna change my CPU (AMD Athlon X2 5000+), because it's almost dead and i need some suggestions.My motherboard is Albatron KM61S-AM2, and i need CPU for AM2 slot.Some friends recommended me "AMD Phenom II X4 940" - is it good ?
Actually i don't have a lot of money so to be in the likes of max 100 $.
I was pretty happy with my CPU(Athlon 5000+) for gaming so i need something in that region.But also i have one more question if i buy "AMD Phenom II X4 940", will i be in need to change Motherboard, RAM, or GPU(Nvidia GeForce 9800GT), in other words is there gonna be a bottleneck effect ?
Thanks in advance.
PS:Sorry if my English is bad, it's not my native one
 

A:What CPU will u recommend ?

What do you mean your CPU is almost dead? CPU's don't fail fairly often and there's usually no "almost dead" state for them.

Albatron tech support is pathetic at best, but you need to check with them which processors are supported and i you need a BIOS update to run those processors. Normally this is posted clearly on the manufacturer's website but these guys don't seem to work in the same manner.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-cpu-will-u-recommend.1008302/
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Hi,

I'm looking to use a VPN on Windows 10 plus my iPhone 5S, anyone know of any good ones?

I was looking at a few but no idea if there any good, anyone know if they are good?
IPVanish.com | The Best VPN Service Provider with Fast, Secure VPN AccessVyprVPN | VyprVPN - Secure Personal VPN | Golden FrogExpressVPN | ExpressVPN - A Fast and Secure VPN

Do you guys have another recommendation?

PS - Any idea if Avast Premier there SecureLine VPN is any good?

A:VPN Recommend?

What exactly are you using your VPN with? You mean between your iPhone and your Windows 10 computer? If so, no need for a VPN, just use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in the AppStore.

If you mean a VPN to your work network, then your work should have a VPN server and client already.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/6238-vpn-recommend.html
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After using bundled nero package with moderate success I uninstalled all of it when my computer became very sluggish.After doing this my computer came back up to par.
All I want is a straight forward music library that I can download from with out all the documentation and that is compatible to the lightning lll.I've heard of musicmatch,jukebox 8.0, etc.I am new to all of this and just want "one program" that I can use without all of the incompatibility issues that arise. I tried some programs while nero was installed and had these problems.I just want a good music archive program that I can use even if I have to pay for. Any suggestions would be appreciated

Thanx
Dave
 

A:Recommend please

Nero isn't an archiving program, it's just a burner application. I have no idea what a lightning III is or what it pertains to in this situation. MusicMatch is used for cateloging and playing your MP3 music library and does a pretty good job of it. There are other applications like WinAmp and many..many others. As far as downloading, are you referring to the file sharing services like Kazaa and the now defunct Napster?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-please.86355/
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Hi I've been searching for a good replacer of Windows Defender as it Win version have some features cut and for the moment I returned to an old known friend Avast However it's quite heavy AV me? to you What would recommend and it comes with a lot of quot features quot I really don't care about So I'm looking for an AV with the following characteristics Real Time Protection Extremely configurable and customizable Without a mind What AV would you recommend to me? of it's own I want the AV to ask me before taking action and always give me possibility of allow on a quot suspicious quot file I don't care about Firewalls or Sandbox or Safe Browsing Those are shenanigans for people that do important stuff in their PCs I've been looking at some Chinese products like Baidu and don't even mention if they stole stuff from Malwarebytes I don't care I kinda want something new and not those old competitors like AVG Avira but if they have improved please say it Share your experience with them Hope you can help me I accept all kind of AV free suites open-source EDIT Thanks for moving the thread Didn't realize there was a whole sub-forum dedicated to it

A:What AV would you recommend to me?

What features are "cut" in the Windows 10 version of Window Defender?

What previous version are you comparing it to?

http://www.tenforums.com/antivirus-firewalls-system-security/21519-what-av-would-you-recommend-me.html
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easy to use, versatile slideshow/video software.
 

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Hi,

I'm looking to use a VPN on Windows 10 plus my iPhone 5S, anyone know of any good ones?

I was looking at a few but no idea if there any good, anyone know if they are good?
IPVanish.com | The Best VPN Service Provider with Fast, Secure VPN AccessVyprVPN | VyprVPN - Secure Personal VPN | Golden FrogExpressVPN | ExpressVPN - A Fast and Secure VPN

Do you guys have another recommendation?

PS - Any idea if Avast Premier there SecureLine VPN is any good?

A:VPN Recommend?

What exactly are you using your VPN with? You mean between your iPhone and your Windows 10 computer? If so, no need for a VPN, just use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in the AppStore.

If you mean a VPN to your work network, then your work should have a VPN server and client already.

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/6238-vpn-recommend.html
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Hey kids my old computers PSU has failed I confirmed this by testing the old PSU with my current new computer and it failed to turn on However one thing I noticed was that the motherboard s LED would light up on both computers keyboard lights work etc however both computers refuse to turn on Anyway I require a new PSU for the following setup I would like at least an extra W on top of the required wattage to cover for any future upgrades PSU a Recommend new ? CPU Intel Core Duo e GPU nVidia GT Gigabyte mb RAM GB Kingston DDR HDD Seagate Barracuda gb IDE possible upgrade to SATA hdd in future MoBo Gigabyte P -DS L standard DVD CD drive case fans with LED I was thinking around - W setup however there are so many brands and models with such a massive price range offering the same wattages that I had to ask to be sure I d like a good PSU that does the job with the extra wattage and won t blow up in less than a day due to cheap components manufacturing Aerocool V XT- - W AU Thermaltake LitePower W - AU Coolermaster Extreme Power W - AU Coolermaster GX Power W - AU I was thinking the one for AU although if there are cheaper alternatives I m happy to consider Thanks nbsp

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... a nice EASY to use and understand program (preferably free) that makes Fractals? I just wanna push buttons not learn hundreds of complicated equasions
 

A:Can someone recommend me

http://www.eclectasy.com/Fractal-Explorer/index.html and http://sourceforge.net/projects/fractalforge both freeware
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-someone-recommend-me.217347/
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Computer: Sony Vaio Windows XP

Hi,
I am a student and I need to have a software that lets me type essays, use MLA format and type out and print all kinds of documents for school. The software also has to have the capability to save my work on a floppy disk(diskette). My teachers recommend Corel WordPerfect 7.0 and Microsoft Word, but I'm not sure about which software would be better for my needs. If anybody has used these softwares, which one do you recommend or is there any other type of software that would work? Lastly, what are simple steps to saving typed documents onto floppy disks?
Thanks
 

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I'm using a $10 Wal-Mart "surge protector" for my brand new PC. Since I live in stormy Florida, and since I have power fluctuations and outages every now and then, I want a UPS to protect my computer. I'd rather get one that actually protects, rather than buying one just to say I own one. Then again, I don't think I need a very high end one. I'd rather not buy online, but I will if brick-and-mortar retail stores have terrible products.

If it matters, my system:

Gateway 840GM
Pentium D 830 Dual Core 3.0GHz
1024MB DDR2 RAM PC4200
ATI Radeon X800XL 256MB PCI-e
Creative SB Audigy 2 Value
250MB S-ATA HDD
DVD+/-RW, CD-RW
DVD-ROM
 

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Could anyone recommend a USB hub?

A:Recommend a USB hub?

well theyre all pretty similar in terms of how they perform........

i can tell you which one NOT to buy, i bought one of these in need of a good few USB connections..

7 Port USB 2.0 480Mps Hi-Speed HUB Laptop Notebook NEW on eBay (end time 27-Nov-09 20:29:35 GMT)

it states ''USB 2.0'' all over it, but it does not come with an additional power adapter...this means whenever you plug in more than 2 devices, the USB block defaults all connections to ''USB 1.0''
so, if your buying a 4 port hub you should be ok, if buying a hub with more connections make sure it comes with an adaptor..

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/42262-recommend-usb-hub.html
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If this is in the wrong forum blame the welcome wagon In the red corner Features for this HEWLETT PACKARD M UK - Intel Core Duo Processor E - x GHz GHz FSB MB Cache - Microsoft Windows XP Media Center - GB DDR RAM - GB Hard Disk Drive - Dual Layer DVD ReWriter Drive - MB ATI Radeon X SE Graphics - Built-in TV Tuner Remote Control - Which PC's you these of recommend? would g Wireless Network Ready - -in- Media Card Reader And in the blue corner Features for this HEWLETT PACKARD Intel Core Duo Processor E GHz MHz FSB MB Cache Genuine Windows Vista R Home Premium GB DDR RAM GB Hard Drive DVD Rewriter Drive MB nVidia GeForce LE Graphics Built-in TV Tuner Remote Control Wireless Keyboard Mouse -in- Media Card Reader What sells me on the first one is that it Which of these PC's would you recommend? s XP I m very comfortable with XP it s served me well and I m not too keen on switching to Vista not least because of any potential compatibility issues with the games and software I have The second one however does have the lure of a slightly faster Which of these PC's would you recommend? machine and nVidia which I feel comfortable with because it s a familiar name and I know I m getting something good with it Something that has me curious is the x GHz GHz FSB MB Cache with the first PC and the GHz MHz FSB MB Cache with the second one Is there something significant with one having processors over the singular processor of the other I likely won t be playing any high-end or intensive games but I d still like know that the computer I m getting can still play them well if the need arises If I was forced to choose right now I would go for the former one because I d rather go with XP even though the graphics card is from a company I m not that familiar with and I tend to veer towards the bigger name because I feel more confident in their product All things being equal what would you choose and why Reassure me the former is the one for me or convince me that I should take the Vista plunge and go for the latter I m on the fence right now and would appreciate feedback that would guide me either way nbsp

A:Which of these PC's would you recommend?

Both processors are dual core so they are about even, but I do like the E6600 better than the E6400 simply because it's faster and has twice the L2 cache. The geForce 7500LE just plain sucks as a 3D accerator while the X1600 is about three times as powerful but still isn't anything to brag about. I'd buy the E6600 and then plan to purchase a new video card and operating system. How much are you planning on spending on this computer because it's very possible to cobble together for you a computer that would meet or beat a combination of the best parts of the 7635 and the 7755 for usually just a little more money.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/which-of-these-pcs-would-you-recommend.86370/
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I'm looking for a 52x24x52 CDRW .What Brand would have the best benefits.I'm kinda leaning towards Sony at the moment any advise would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Hi , ive got some MPEG Audio Layer-3 audio music files on my computer
and ive tried to burn them to a Cd and play them on my
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but the cd ive burnt won't play on my car unit, so I want to try
and convert the mp3 to conventional Audio CD's and then
burn it to CD's and try that , so can any one please
recommend a free ware program that is easy to use
and would do the converting..?
Thanks Mypenry

A:Can You Recommend Please....

You need to convert them to .wav files.A free program that will convert, and also allow you to edit music files, is AudacityCDex is a free CD ripper, and will convert, back and forth, between .mp3, and .wavWith Audacity, you'll need to make copies of your files, before converting, unless you don't mind the originals being converted.CDex will batch convert, leave the originals intact, and would probably be the easiest to set up, and use...

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/100003/can-you-recommend-please/
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Hey guys, i got a tall order for you guys.

i was wondering if it would be advisable to have 2 AV's, 2 Anti Spyware/Malware, and 2 Fire walls? Recently i had a glitch in the system, some Backdoor virus is trying to get in.
Bitdefender is blocking it left and right so im safe. Am i over reacting? or should i amp up my security? So i considered running 2 of each.

heres what i considered

Main AV: Bitdefender 2nd AV: Either MSE, Avast or Avira

Main Anti spyware/malware: MalwareBytes 2nd Anti: Superantispyware or any other

Main Firewall: windows7 firewall control 2nd wall: pctools firewall or anyother

what do you guys think? i mostly use my puter for school, games, and im constantly downloading new software.

Check out my specs and let me know what you think.

Thanks in advanced.

A:Do You Recommend it?

While running 2 AV's is possible, it's definitely not advisable. There's nothing at all wrong with running a virus scan with more than one anti-virus program. Because it's just a scan - it starts, it scans, and then it's done. Real time monitoring, which is installed with most anti-virus programs is constantly running and scanning files downloaded to your machine. Running two or more real time anti-virus monitors at the same time is very likely to cause a conflict which could result in any number of error messages or failures. The most advisable thing to do would to be to find a good, reliable anti-virus program that you trust, and make sure it's always updated with the latest definitions.

Same for anti-spyware programs, as long as there isn't two real time monitoring engines trying to do the same thing at once, you should be fine.

The same goes for firewalls, however, I just wouldn't recommend running two software based firewalls at the same time because, as with AV programs, they monitor in real time, and two programs trying to do the same thing at once can and usually will cause problems. However, if you have a hardware based firewall, such as one built into a router, there would be no problem running a software and a hardware based firewall.

As for your case, if you believe BitDefender is doing it's job, I would leave it as your anti-virus, and use MalwareBytes and run a periodic scan to check for spyware, and either use the default Windows Firewall, or another 3rd party firewall and all should be fine. But remember, the best security is purely common sense while browsing

Sorry for the long winded reply, too much time on my hands lol. Hope I helped

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/78411-do-you-recommend.html
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PC Diagnostic software? Something that looks for potential problems and can fix them but still giving the user control over what gets repaired?

I have used Norton WinDoctor for years but recently it repaired a registry entry and caused big time problems. I had to use System Restore to back up to the previous backup. Ever since I have been reluctant to let it clean much up with out eyeballing the change first. I have also used Norton CleanSweep for a long time but it will not always remove software that it says it does.

I recently tried PC BugDoctor. It finds a lot more errors than WinDoctor does but their licensing fee is quite high, so I've never bought it. And it does not say what it's going to repair so I have never had it try.

Anyone have any suggestions?
 

A:Can anyone recommend...

Sure, this looks pretty good: http://download.com.com/3000-2086-10238932.html?tag=lst-0-13

I also recommend Registry Mechanic: http://download.com.com/3000-2094-10238575.html

This looks like it may be good also: http://download.com.com/3000-2094-10281126.html?tag=lst-0-11

You can search www.download.com for excellent utilities and software.

Hope you find what you need!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-anyone-recommend.219639/
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Currently have an HP A1730N and want to upgrade my video card to an XFX 7900GS. Current power supply is 300watts and I need bare minimum 350, so I figure a 500watt supply.

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Need something that will fit fine and give me the right connections. Looking to spend less than $60. Thanks.
 

A:Recommend me a PSU

This one might work:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153052

Don't expect top end for $60 though.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/recommend-me-a-psu.118744/
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Hi forum,
 
I'm trying to convert my jpg to doc.  Any free OCR would you recommend ?
 
Thanks!
 

A:OCR recommend ?

Below is a link to download Aostsoft OCR Converter and its specs page. The download is a free to try, 3-file conversion trial. Have used it and it works. It's a good short term solution. It's always a good practice to be cautious when downloading from any website, but CNET is traditionally a reputable company/website.
 
Download:
http://download.cnet.com/Aostsoft-JPEG-JPG-to-DOC-OCR-Converter/3000-12511_4-75680564.html
 
Specs page:
http://download.cnet.com/Aostsoft-JPEG-JPG-to-DOC-OCR-Converter/3010-12511_4-75680564.html?tag=contentBody;sideBar

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/497762/ocr-recommend/
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Ive just been given a netbook with a 10 inch screen, and I was wondering if any one can recommend an application
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small fonts Etc .

many Thanks

A:Can you Recommend please

Hold down the Ctrl key and click on the + key to make the screen larger and the - to make it smaller
Will that work for you?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/183981/can-you-recommend-please/
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I have 3 PCI Slots (One of which doesn't work for unknown reasons, 2 are being used - one by my wireless network and the other by my current graphics device, the fx 5200). I also have a AGP 4x/8x Slot... An older version. Newer AGP type devices I don't think will fit due to reversed plugs on the cards than I have in my motherboard. So please, no AGP recommendations.

But, I would like to hear of a nice, cheap video card that's in the range of GF 7 and GF 9. Thank you.

You can also email me your suggestions: [email protected]
 

A:What would you recommend?

You may have missed the Sticky in this forum (right below "New Topic") When you posted
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51437.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-would-you-recommend.137815/
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Can somebody recommend me a good video card? My price range is anything lower than 130 140 around there. Thanks guys:grinthumb
 

A:Recommend........

I lke GForce4 MX-440 8x @ 100 usd or so
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/recommend.10971/
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I want to install an AV soon to pair with my current Malwaresbytes installation. I don't want to mess with the configuration too much, just want a install-and-forget installation type. My PC have decent performance.

What AV you recommend me to pair with MalwaresBytes that is noob-friendly?

Bonus: I have read that Bitdefender have an auto-pilot. Is Bitdefender 2017 decent and compatible with Malwarebytes?

Thank you
 

A:Recommend me an AV

Noob friendly? I would say Avira
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/recommend-me-an-av.64199/
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free fax software for win7, i have winfax 10.0, but it is not compatible with win7

A:pls recommend

Hi,

Have you looked at using Windows Fax and Scan? Just type fax into the start menu. It'll do everything you need to.


OS

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/124268-pls-recommend.html
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https://ninite.com/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-do-you-recommend.1168313/
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....playing Stalker : Shadow of Chernobyl on these specs.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cd-r-rw-apps-recommend.38855/
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Signifying nothing. It's just another anecdote.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/202210-recommend-me-new-mb.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-someone-recommend-a-cpu.754555/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/can-anyone-recommend-ram.183440/
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A:Which of these processors would you recommend

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kersey


Hi there,

My desktop of 6 years old has finally died and I think it's time to get a new base unit...I am on a limited budget and have a choice of the following processors.

I'll be using the pc mainly for listening to music, surfing and watching films. I will be doing a bit of gaming but nothing to high end, probably a few football manager games and FIFA.

Which would you guys recommend from those below and what are the pros and cons of each.

Intel Pentium Dual Core E6600 (2x 3.06GHz) 1066, 2mb

AMD Phenom II X2 550 (2x 3.1GHz) 4000MT, 7mb

AMD Athlon II X4 630 (4x 2.8GHz) 4000MT, 2mb

Thanks in advance for any help


Personally I don't recommend Pentium Processors because they are old technology now (they may still be quite good, I just don't recommend them). I would recommend in your situation an Intel I3 or I5 if that's possible.

I am not a fan of AMD processors but both of those seam to be adequate fo what you want to do.

As a rule of thumb, the more cores, GHz and the larger the cache size the better the processor.

Out of those three I would go for the AMD Quad core.

Oli

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/106115-these-processors-would-you-recommend.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/106267-what-board-you-recommend.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-a-motherboard.829747/
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Looks interesting.
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https://malwaretips.com/threads/recommend-me-a-firewall.45438/
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A:Which Blu-Ray burner would you recommend?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by unifex


I am thinking about adding a Blu-Ray drive to my desktop. It seems a waste of effort to buy just the player, so I am looking into the burners. As far as I can gather from the usual sources, there isn't a large variety to choose from. It seems that the Pioneer drive (apparently there is also a Plextor which people claim to be the same thing) is rated the best, while the LG is cheaper. To my surprise, Sony does not sell such drive anymore.

Anyone has a positive experience with a Blu-Ray burner? Could you recommend a good drive?

Thanks in advance.


Unifex, depending on what you use the burner for will determine the investment you are going to shell out for.
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For the sake of argument it would be more advantageous to purchase a high capacity hard drive and a blu ray optical drive and the accompanying software for around $300 and make iso's and virtual mount for viewing on your chosen system.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/101558-blu-ray-burner-would-you-recommend.html
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http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html

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http://www.simplehelp.net/2007/04/25/how-to-join-combine-multiple-mp3-files-in-windows/
 

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A:please recommend me an LCD monitor

Well, there's no certainty that the eyestrain is due to the CRT, just to get that out of the way right up front.

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A:Recommend Me a Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131014

This is a decent board and performs almost good as my 590sli (which doesn't have video). It has onboard video, 4 ram slots, 2 ide + floppy, 4 sata, etc. I've got that in a second pc and works great.

I'm not sure which other boards you can look at, since to me it doesn't matter if it has onboard or not, I usually start with the chipset and go from there.
This one has a 570 chipset which should perform well.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813136020
 

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A:Recommend a Motherboard

two boards i would recommed are:

Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R and
Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L

The P35 chipset will allow you to use the latest DDR3 memory, these two boars are very good in my opinion and provide a good ability to overclock if you wanted to.

P35 mobo review
http://www.digital-daily.com/motherboard/p35-roundup
 

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P.S, upto ?50 or less

Motherboards Shop UK : Ballicom.co.uk : Buy Components, Motherboards

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A:Recommend me a mobo from here

why dont you just get another p5k-e wifi?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/131356-recommend-me-mobo-here.html
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A:Recommend a different browser than IE?

well Firefox is alot faster and i havnt had 1 pop-up since ive had it. i would definatly get it if i were you.

www.mozilla.org/

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A:Can Anyone Recommend a Better Router?

I use a Netgear WNDR4000 that I use with my SB6141. I have no complaints when it comes to internet speed.

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A:Recommend me a router

  
Quote: Originally Posted by edilee012


I have a D-Link EBR-2310 that did not play well with Vista and does not play well with Win7 either. Constant loss of browser connection but other connections remain working and just plain unreliable in all aspects. I need a wired router and we only have at most 4 PC's connected at a time and this is basically for sharing the web connection I have so no file sharing. I have paid under $50 for the last 2 I have had and they do not cut it and both have been D-link so I want to get away from D-link and would be willing to pay up to $100 for something that actually works.

I have finally ran down my problem and the router is the issue!


The Windows 7 compatiblity center lists hardware that has been tested for 7:

Windows 7 Compatibility Center home

Cheers!
Robert

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A:What do you recommend for new Windows 8.1?

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A:Recommend me some software

You should click "Report" and ask that your Thread be transfered to the "Business Applications" Forum, if help doesn't quickly come along here.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-me-some-software.845012/
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A:Recommend a Router?

My guess would be that the bottleneck is your line and not the router. But this is a good price/performer:

Trendnet TEW-818DRU Dual Band Wireless Router review - CNET

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/367794-recommend-router.html
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A:What browser do you recommend?

Personally ...
I prefer Mozilla.
I detest Chrome.
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f120/what-browser-do-you-recommend-664914.html
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A:Can you recommend me a router?

It's all subjective of course, but this link may help you decide: Routers

If you're happy with your router, why don't you buy the same for your uncle?

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A:Any games you can recommend for My PC

cod 4 might run on that laptop with low ish settings just fine. As will anything else about that age.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/any-games-you-can-recommend-for-my-pc.889320/
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A:What do you recommend I back up, and how do I...

What email program are you using?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/127070-defragmenter-do-you-recommend.html
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A:Recommend games?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-games.1083316/