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Lenovo N22 as a grade school student's laptop

Q: Lenovo N22 as a grade school student's laptop

I grade school N22 as Lenovo student's laptop a am looking at this as a laptop for a grade school student who wants to do homework surfing and play flash online games nbsp http www bestbuy com site lenovo-n - - -laptop-intel-celeron- gb-memory- gb-solid-state-drive-b nbsp Being very pleasantly surprised by how much I like the laptop in my sig I'm shopping just for Lenovo This one I linked to seems rather Lenovo N22 as a grade school student's laptop cheap in terms of price to me nbsp I realize a celeron is not the fastest chip around but it has an SSD nbsp Is this an incredibly good deal for what I'm getting Or is that just the going rate---not like I have to snap it up now nbsp Should I be leery of these smaller its actually a tad lighter than the Macbook air laptops or the N series in general nbsp EDIT OK just realized its not an SSD---its flash memory Never bought a laptop with that Is this a red flag ThinkPad Edge E AMD A - GHz quad core gigs RAM

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A: Lenovo N22 as a grade school student's laptop

One more thing---how easy would this be, to take out/replace the battery? And can I unscrew the bottom and upgrade the RAM easily? Or is it designed to be never torn down, except by a professional? I sent back a laptop that I bought from HP (right before I bought this Lenovo) b/c I was not able to replace the battery.



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One more thing---how easy would this be, to take out/replace the battery? And can I unscrew the bottom and upgrade the RAM easily? Or is it designed to be never torn down, except by a professional? I sent back a laptop that I bought from HP (right before I bought this Lenovo) b/c I was not able to replace the battery.



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A:Lenovo Student Laptop

Playback when it comes to battery life is a misnomer it depends on what you are doing on the laptop for example streaming video via the internet, the wifi signal strength (a weak single can drain the battery), how many programs are running at one time etc.... also which power setting you have set. Battery life of 6 hours to me means if you are not doing anything on the laptop and it is setting idle. I tend to stay away from refurbished laptops, gadgets because they were fixed meaning they had either something wrong with it via hardware.

The laptop I have (specs under my avatar) the battery only lasts up to maybe two hours or if I am watching Netflix using wired internet connection.

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Hi,

You can see the folders in the recycle bin , but it won't restore them?

Did you try clicking Restore All at the top of the recycle bin window?

Download and install this free program - if you have had the folder a day or two , there should be a shadow copy (made when a restore point is created).

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A:Preventing student gaming on school time...

i know my school uses some sort of software and im sure there are MANY blockers out there and i would imagine there would be some form of freeware too, you should research the program/s and find out which one is best, maybe you should just talk to the tech people quickly see if they can suggest anything, but as all programs, these would have flaws and students (hehehe) find sites that aren't blocked and there is a particular site that will block your blocker, supervision is always necessary even if you do have some sort of software, there are a few ways around them especially if your students have a reasonable knowhow
 

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Dear Customer
 
Welcome in lenovo forums
 
Unfortunately such kind of models are not upgradable to windows 8 , also there is no related drivers related on lenovo support
 
Thanks
Alaa



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A:Hi-Grade r5400 Laptop overheating

Make sure it's getting enough air. Many laptop users make the mistake of smothering the poor thing in blankets or a pillow when they use it. Did you remove the memory cover and clean that area? Did you take off the shell and clean the CPU? An overheated CPU sounds like the culprit here. Make sure you screwed the CPU fan/heat sink onto the bracket properly if you dismounted it.
 

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A:Faulty DVD drive on high-grade laptop

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A:help with a school laptop

Sorry, we can not help you.
It violates the RULES of the forum


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I would suggest you return it to the school and have the IT department help you.

Sorry, thread closed.

Bill

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A:am trying to install Win 7 on school old laptop with new HDD

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A:My 3.3 WEI computer in school is better than my 4.4 WEI laptop. why?

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A:[SOLVED] Trying to format School laptop

Problem has been solved.

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A:the pixels on the whole laptop look old school!! How to change?

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A:How much can I expect to pay for a laptop for school and games?

Dude, how much are you planning on spending? Those are some pretty heavy specs for a lappy. I really don't think you need quite that specs for basic gaming (though definitely get someone else's opinion, I only know from what I've looked at and such). but try Dell, they've got some pretty good deals. however, if you really do want even higher specs, you might wanna try something like Alienware.
Again, I'm no expert, but for a lappy those are some pretty high end specs.

Oh yeah, lol. BTW, if I understood you right...you're talking 4-5 grand.
 

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A:so what if im parnoid? Keep my laptop safe at school

Heres my answer..

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A:HELP! Having Trouble Deciding on a Laptop for School

1. A sempron is a much older (single core chip). The turion is far better.

2. Any laptop is capable of graphics for basic office and internet use. Even cheap ones.

3. yes. Ensure you maximize the RAM on any laptop you buy. It would also be wise to buy a faster rpm hard drive.

4. Please post in the correct forum next time. (mobile computing)
 

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A:Trojan.Vundo on School Laptop

Hitting F8 is not the way to do it - start tapping F8 and the begenning of the boot process at least every second

O2 - BHO: VPN-OEM Extension - {89044184-F260-4FDD-8FAB-2662814846E5} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\winfghert.dll is a key logger are you aware of this????

Please print these instructions out for use in Safe Mode.

Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.
Double-click VundoFix.exe to extract the files
This will create a VundoFix folder on your desktop.
After the files are extracted, please reboot your computer into Safe Mode. You can do this by restarting your computer and continually tapping the F8 key until a menu appears. Use your up arrow key to highlight Safe Mode then hit enter.
Once in safe mode open the VundoFix folder and doubleclick on KillVundo.bat
You will first be presented with a warning and a list of forums to seek help at.
it should look like this
VundoFix V2.1 by Atri
By pressing enter you agree that you are using this at your own risk

Click to expand...
At this point press enter one time.
Next you will see:
Type in the filepath as instructed by the forum staff
Then Press Enter, Then F6, Then Enter Again to continue with the fix.Click to expand...
At this point please type the following file path (make sure to enter it exactly as below!):
C:\WINDOWS\system32\iiihe.dll


Press Enter, then press the F6 key, then press Enter one more time to continue with the fix.
Next you will see:
Please type in the second filepath as instructed by the forum staff
Then Press Enter, Then F6, Then Enter Again to continue with the fix.Click to expand...
At this point please type the following file path (make sure to enter it exactly as below!):
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ehiii.*



Press Enter, then press the F6 key, then press Enter one more time to continue with the fix.

The fix will run then HijackThis will open.
In HijackThis, please place a check next to the following items and click FIX CHECKED:

O2 - BHO: MSEvents Object - {6DD0BC06-4719-4BA3-BEBC-FBAE6A448152} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\iiihe.dll

O20 - Winlogon Notify: iiihe - C:\WINDOWS\system32\iiihe.dll



After you have fixed these items, close Hijackthis and Press any key to Force a reboot of your computer.
Pressing any key will cause a "Blue Screen of Death" this is normal, do not worry!
Once your machine reboots please continue with the instructions below.

Then, please run this online virus scan: ActiveScan

Copy the results of the ActiveScan and paste them here along with a new HijackThis log and the vundofix.txt file from the vundofix folder into this topic.
 

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A:buying laptop for school/gaming help?

You're going to need more money for a good gaming laptop.

Ok I did a little searching and I found a list of mobile video devices.

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A:[Help] Getting a good laptop for school/ some games

Oh thanks for moving the thread
 

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A:Kid needs a computer for school... should I go with a laptop or desktop?

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What are you wanting to do on it besides school work?
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A:Laptop for college student

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Make note of any options or features that are necessary, then go to the local stores and see what's available. It's simply a matter of brand preference, budget, and warranty.
 

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A:School laptop blocking everything, need help with admin rights and cmd

Hi Steneman,

I work at as an IT administrator for a school district so i understand what you're going through. Those restrictions are in place because that laptop is school property (for now) or because the IT department does not allow people to bring their own devices for the network.

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A:How do I get internet access on my gateway laptop, at school

Try removing NIS. It may be blocking public WiFi access.

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-8/how-do-i-get-internet-access-on-my-gateway-laptop-at-school/2067.html
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Good evening Tech Support Guy forums Here is one for you I laptop problem School wireless connection am using a laptopt that is used at a school The owner member of staff can connect to the School laptop wireless connection problem schools School laptop wireless connection problem wireless internet but School laptop wireless connection problem not the one here at home The computer is running XP Pro and I m a Linux guy so I m stumped Bascially the wireless card picks up the router connects and tells me the signal strength is great and all is well That is not the case When trying to get anywhere on the net I get the old could not find server page I have taken an ethernet cable out of the back of one of the other machines and plugged it into the laptop I need to tell it to not use proxy at all and to automatically detect settings That is fine but the owner needs the wireless Like I said the card works fine at the school Here it won t I told it to not look for hte proxy and get the settings automatically We have other machines that connect to the router wirelessly and the router itself assigns the laptop an IP Can anyone help me fix this and get it all sorted The card is D-Link Airplus DWL-G and the router is a Belkin F D - Wireless G router Any help much appreciated Thanks Ironfist nbsp

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So basically got New can school at to connect laptop, wifi can't but at home my school laptop yesterady the internet worked fine at school but when I came home it wouldn't work When I came to school again today it worked when I came home again it wouldn't The internet connection showed that it was connected but I don't got internet acess Some restarts I have internet pretty slow just on the beginning sometimes pages just loads forever or very long without connecting and sometimes it just loads a little bit and says network error I've been working with trying to fix it all day yesterday and like one hour today and now I just want to get it done so I came here to make a thread My network is fine with the computers telephones in my house so it's not the router I've tried to use the windows network error checking tool it just says that the strandard gateway isn't available which is not getting automatically resolved and it identifies a problem aswell that the connection between the router and internet has disconnected I have tried to Restarted Changing battery network card settings to high priority New laptop, can't connect to wifi at home but can at school Disconnecting reconnecting Re-typing wifi password Deactivating ipv Using a DNS Few CMD commands Changing an option called quot dulex rulex someting quot or something that tells how much mb s you should receive or something like that from router to automatically New laptop, can't connect to wifi at home but can at school detect to mb s didn't make any difference either and more windows enterprise edition i gb ram gb HDD etc everything new None of my other friends at school got this issue I asked the computer guy but he's stupid he asked New laptop, can't connect to wifi at home but can at school me like times if I had the right wifi password etc Help

A:New laptop, can't connect to wifi at home but can at school

This is quite simple - The School is using a proxy within Internet Explorer. You must have admin rights for this to work.

On Internet Explorer, - Tools - Internet Options - Connections - LAN Settings - Untick the bottom box (Proxy)

Close and re-open IE, everything should be working.

Make sure you make a note as you will need to re-tick the box when you're next at school.

Regards,

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Hey,

I am looking to get a laptop for school (Microsoft office, emails, etc...) but also to have some gaming capabilities, most importantly to run Dota 2 1080p @60 FPS (the only game I really care about on this laptop).

The budget is about 700?-900?, but it is quite variable, as I can go higher if it is really worth it.

Thanks in advance,

~Atham

EDIT: www.heureka.sk is what you can search with, but you can just tell me which product and I will search it.
 

A:Need a laptop for school with some light gaming capabilities

1080p? On your laptop screen, or on an external screen? And wow 60fps is gonna be pushing it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/need-a-laptop-for-school-with-some-light-gaming-capabilities.204675/
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hi i am notquite sure whether this is the right place to put this...

anyway i am an architecture student so majority of them time i will be using laptop for photoshop, autocad and 3Dstudtio max rendering pictures...

i dont know that much about computers specs so i am not quite sure what specs am i looking for other than graphic cards and RAM...

oh...big monitor is neccissary (17'')

my budget is abit tight...hence needing help finding a good economicallaptop which does the job....

many thanks in advance

p.s. doing architecture always means long long hours of work time so stability of the laptop is pretty vital
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-suggestions-for-an-architect-student.780178/
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I am a graduate student in computer science and my budget is around $1000 to $1200. I am looking for an efficient LENOVO laptop for my school and job. Most days I am working simultaneously in dreamviewer, eclips (with android sdk ! I hate to wait to run the android emulator for minutes) , wamp , word, excel, pdfs, have a database open, lots of tabs in my web browser, some video streaming or listening music and maybe editing an image in photoshop. Basically I want a GOOD performance! I want a fast one..that is why I don't care if it is a quad core or dual core. I guess the clockspeed is much more important.

Does anybody have a good reccomendation ? cuz I really need it..

Thank u so much I will appreciate it if you can help me.
 

A:CPU + laptop recommendation for a graduate student

hexsus said:





I am a graduate student in computer science and my budget is around $1000 to $1200. I am looking for an efficient LENOVO laptop for my school and job. Most days I am working simultaneously in dreamviewer, eclips (with android sdk ! I hate to wait to run the android emulator for minutes) , wamp , word, excel, pdfs, have a database open, lots of tabs in my web browser, some video streaming or listening music and maybe editing an image in photoshop. Basically I want a GOOD performance! I want a fast one..that is why I don't care if it is a quad core or dual core. I guess the clockspeed is much more important.

Does anybody have a good reccomendation ? cuz I really need it..

Thank u so much I will appreciate it if you can help me.Click to expand...

Well seeing as how you want to go with Lenovo, my suggestion based on the fact you want to do lots of things graphical and such that you will need a decent enough laptop. In this case, here is my recommendation based on your budget.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834313584

Its got Dual GPU graphics for when you need that horsepower, a good CPU (Haswell i7), and plenty of HDD space (Its a Hybrid Drive so its got decent response time).

Its a good Lenvovo PC and its portable so if your wanting something to carry around, have some decent power, and be made by Lenovo then you not going to do any better at this range.
 

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A:Student wishes to purchase laptop

All ODB II scan tools are not the same. I don't have extensive knowledge of all of them but some will connect to PCs via USB while some use a serial port. I have a couple of Equus hand held OBD II scanners and they both connect to the PC with a serial connector. Many of the desktops I've built for myself have a serial port or have a serial (COM) port header on the mobo or can be fitted with one so that's not a problem for me but a laptop might be a different story. I would imagine not many have a serial port anymore but some might still. Of course, there are USB to serial port adapters available so that might be an option as well.

While I don't know enough about laptops to recommend one, just be aware of the different scan tool interfaces and buy your equipment accordingly.
 

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Hello Everyone,

I have a friend who's having issues with the speed of her net at home, on one particular laptop. She just purchased a new Asus laptop not too long ago and while she's at ODU her speeds are fine, when shes home it drops very low. She also has another laptop and desktop that are perfectly fine, and get the top speed their isp provides.

On the problem laptop (the Asus)
Shes running windows 7 64 bit, the router is a Linksys E1200, the network card itself is an Atheros AR9485

Her speeds at home are : 0.52 mbps on the Asus, while her other laptop and desktop gets 33 mbps
Her speed at school is 28 mbps on the Asus

So we are trying to figure out why her Asus wants to act up at home and not at school

A:Very slow internet speeds at home, but not at school on one laptop

it does not sound like a computer problem -- may be a router/wireless/network setting problem--to try to eliminate possibilities...
try plugging the machine into the router directly with a cable--if the speed picks up then there's a setting somewhere that needs a tweak.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/270315-very-slow-internet-speeds-home-but-not-school-one-laptop.html
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Hello,

Basicly my laptop is like 1 year old. My wifi works just fine I can connect to any router/hotspot. But when I go to school I just can't connect to the wifi in school and everyone else can. It just says: Could not connect to the network but it shows it's available. My friends get a login page like this: http://i.imgur.com/zdUiD2A.jpg (picture found on google).
I litterly tried EVERYTHING that I could do.. I searched hours on the internet and tried alot it just doesn't seem to work.
Please help me out!

Thanks

A:Laptop school wifi connection issues [Need help ASAP]

- Network and Sharing Center - Manage Wireless Networks - Delete the school one and try re-connecting
- Disable firewall
- Run services.msc and see if you have Bonjour service running, stop and try if so
- Try Safe Mode with Networking
- Re-install/update wireless driver
- Run cmd as admin: netsh winsock reset

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I really need Photoshop working and this is my only computer.

Please if anyone has ANY idea, pleas share as I welcome any and all ideas.

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A:My USB isnt working with my laptop, but at school it works fine...

Obviously its not the device. It has something to do with your computer.

When you plug in the device just let it sit for a minute, vista should go and get the proper drivers/firmware for the device.

Watch you tray in the bottom right hand side of the screen. Does a box pop up when you plug in the device.

Do you have a firewall installed if so which one?
 

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A:Transfer 2003 student edition to laptop

If you have the install cds then go for it. I believe the student license is good for 3 PCs anyway. If you don't have the install cd you are out of luck, you can't just move the programs from 1 PC to another.
 

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A:Student needing help with touchpad mouse on laptop.

hi and welcome go to start,control panel and in classic view mouse you can configure your settings from there ie pointers,tapping,gestures
 

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A:Please help - poor student needs laptop to work on thesis :(

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A:laptop freezes when connected to school network, windows defender wont start either

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A:Creating Lenovo Laptop Recovery media from DVDs. Laptop wont let me do

Hi Nelly I also have an Lenovo its a different model than yous is but I can make as many copies of the recovery discs
as I want . You could make a systems image which would be a lot better than the recovery discs as with them you will always have the bloated software that comes with Lenovo models saying that you would need a lot more space than your 16gb usb drive .

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A:Use Student download to "upgrade" new laptop?

If I'mreading it right you have win7 on your laptop and you want to format the drive and put win7 back on? That'll work. As far as drivers are concerned, if you already have 7 installed you would know what drivers did or didn't get installed already

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A:how to down-grade to xp??

The only way to "downgrade" from any version of Windows...is to have both a valid license and a valid means of installing XP.I correct that...I believe that some OEMs (HP, etc.) provide "downgrade" capabilities on some of the systems they have sold...but I'm not sure.Specs for Your SystemAs I look at the specs for that system, it doesn't indicate that Win 7 was originally installed.FWIW: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...c=en&dlc=enAs for installing Win 95 or Win 98...you can install either/both, as long as you have a valid CD and license/key.Louis

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Uninstall -roll back

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A:CPU up-grade

With a bios upgrade you can go to a K62 550 or K63 500
http://www.fica.com/

Just click on tech support bios and drivers upgrades.
 

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A:ram up grade

According to official specs you have 2 x 4 gigs to equal 8.  specs Here is the Manual: Service Manual See page 53. The memory is inside the big T shaped cover on the bottom of the laptop. It can take up to 16 gigs of memory, 2 x 8 gig modules of this stuff: 8-GB memory module (PC3, 12800, 1600-MHz) 670034-001 http://www.amazon.com/Kingston-PC3-12800-Notebooks-KTH-X3C-8G/dp/B0089MTP0W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1461606849&sr=8-1&keywords=670034-001 Memory prices are down again so this is a good time to buy. I tell most people to forget the 8 gigs to 16 gigs upgrade as most computer users do not need 16 gigs of RAM but processing RAW images to .jpgs or other format is an exception to that: you need all the memory and help you can get.  An SSD is also a good idea. Your laptop can actually take 2 hard drives. I could write a book on the options that gives you and how to go about it, and I will if you post back and ask questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.   

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A:Need to up grade my computer

What do you mainly use the computer for?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-to-up-grade-my-computer.433112/
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A:Down grade from Win XP to Win 98SE

huh? why wouldn't the programs work, you should try the compatibility modes for XP, they work for most of the stuff out there. But if you insist on going back to 98. boot up to DOS and type: format C: (assuming your windows is installed on C: ). that will delete everythng on the C: partition so back up the stuff you want to keep before doing it. and BTW, XP is WAY better than 98 in my opion, but that's just me... Anyways, good luck!
 

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A:Down grade from W.Vista to XP

ddi you download the cd/audio xp drivers from sony?

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A:Memory Up-grade?

you will see a lil diffrence pherhaps in games and huge applications. But overall not worth it. On the other hand if you added another 512MB you'll see a huge diffrence
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Cheers
John

The Computer Wiz Himself!

 

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A:Processor up grade

Not enough nfo. Depends on your system mobo 4 1 thing. Give the rundown of your present setup.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/processor-up-grade.212819/
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A:What grade of CPU Cooler do you use?

Looks like a good deal.
I generally get aftermarket CPU coolers as the stock cooler is average at best, pi55 poor at worst.
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needed
Big overclock - bigger increases than above- Use watercooling and/or Thermoelectric cooling (TEC, also known as Peltier).

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Crap cooler + good fan = average cooler

A fairly comprehensive table of contemporary air coolers here (Intel)
and here (AMD)
 

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A:my dream since 3rd grade

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A:up grade mobo

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A:Up grade problem

More than 40 looks and not one reply. Must have been a tough one. I Solved it by buying a used tower much faster than the one I had. Thanks any way.
 

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A:Can i up grade a 16 bit computer

Really need a bit more information about your computer:

If, by 16 Bit you are referring to the hardware bus of the motherboard, then it is an ISA slot motherboard, and you really cannnot upgrade that without swapping out the motherboard. Likewise, all the peripheral cards would need to be replaced. In short, by the time you are finished, you would essentially be building a new computer. Easier probably, and less expensive to purchase a newer one.

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A:Solved: Cpu up grade

I forgot to say that we are running vista 32 home premium
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cpu-up-grade.748700/
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A:XP wont up grade from S.P.1 to S.P.2

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