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Font size and Pop Up boz size too big or too small - Please help

Q: Font size and Pop Up boz size too big or too small - Please help

Hi,

I am having trouble with the font size and Pop up boxes size. Both are either too big or too small. I dont know how to solve this problem.

For example if I want to update my Symantic AntiVirus or Install a new program, the Box that opens is either too big or too small and font size too.

Recently I copied some fonts to my folder in Windows folder (Fonts folder).

I think maybe that has caused the problem. But I dont know how to solve it.

Please Help.

Thanks in advance.

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A: Font size and Pop Up boz size too big or too small - Please help

Hi Muneeb and welcome to TSF !

You could give system restore a try : start => all programs => accessories => system tools => system restore. Select a date in bold prior to when the problem began. You won't lose any personal data but you may need to reinstall any program or update you've installed since then.

Else the system file checker can restore your system fonts. You'll need an XP install CD with service pack 2 (XP Home SP2 or XP Pro SP2 depending on the version you have installed). If your current CD hasn't got service pack 2 then you need to create a slipstreamed CD with SP2. Use one of these guides and report once you have an XP SP2 install CD :
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase...slipstream.asp
http://www.helpwithwindows.com/Windo...p2-bootcd.html

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A:Allocation Unit Size

The larger the allocation size, the fewer the files that can be stored in that partition.

Take a gander at your Video folder, set the view to details, then click the column heading SIZE twice - - that will cause a sort descending of the folder content.

An ideal size would be the AVERAGE SIZE(all the files therein) - - but there's not tool to find that number :sigh:

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A:Print spooler zero size

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Check-a-drive-for-errors
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A:Incorrect memory size

If it works, don't worry about the detected memory difference
 

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edanfalls said:





Hello,

I am moving my small business into a new office in a few days and could do with some advice on configuring the network.

There are RJ45 connections in every room which is cool, these all feed into a 48-port patch panel which the last guys left behind.

Every PC on the network needs to be able to access the internet, our storage server and other network attached devices such as printers and faxes.

Q1). If our modem goes into a router, and the router goes into a switch box, and all PCs and other devices including the storage server are patched into the switch box, will this work? We will be using one dedicated IP, and I believe that if the modem goes straight into the switch box, each PC will unsuccessfully compete for that same IP. So does going through a router alleviate this?Click to expand...

you are correct on both points. the issue is where does the DHCP service originate {the router or a Domain Controller[*]}?




Q2). Do patch panels have speed limitations? Despite being entirely passive, is it possible that the patch panel might only be 100Mbit? I haven't bought the switch box yet, so would like to know if there's any point going for 1Gbit over 100Mbit. Couldn't see a model number on it unfortunately.Click to expand...

No, the panel is entirely passive and therefore invisible to the network. Active components, eg routers & switches could be factors.
You are at that point of an investment and cudos to you for asking before diving in :wave:

This is the time to create a Gigabyte backbone and use 100mb client access to it (not GBit). This will ensure the whole network gets good service an not single client can dominate it. The sole exception I would make is to use a GB nic in every server system attached.

[*] Instead of using the router to provide DHCP, a better choice is the Domain Controller server (provided you use one ). You can then configure static addresses from one location and set the DHCP range in the same place. DHCP and DNS typically are from the same server, while Exchange and Active Directory are elsewhere.
 

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A:Exchange 200x on small home network

ShareO program would help

I suggest you to use ShareO program which will help you to share MS Outlook data like: emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, etc. Just because you do not need any server, it is cost effective solution for about ~$35 per user.

Check it out: shareo.4team.biz
 

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A:Small 10-15 sec freezes

Uninstall your graphic drivers and completely remove them from system using driver cleaner, then download and install the latest drivers from nvidia. Also check your GPU / CPU temps; with that many fans it shouldn't be a problem though.
 

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A:Wow, I just bought a very small HTPC keyboard, Just $40

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the bigger speakers belong to . . . . .

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That looks right to me :grinthumb

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50 Employee's, with sales people all over the world, two offices and your bosses excuse for not properly funding this project is the economy? Interesting....

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Covered here;

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I'm just answering this part:




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A:Font, graphics create shadows but it's not my monitor. Is it the video card?

Same problem here too

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Bug
 

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A:Please help, flash drive size shrinks because Power Quest Partition Magic 8.0

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Just kidding, don't get all bent.

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A:SATA HDD not being recognised at actual size

Hi Goldengypsy and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

Isnt this something to do with having to have SP2 installed in XP so that the drive is recognised as the correct size.?




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I'm fairly new to comparing video cards, and finding up to date, unbiased articles on this is a pain, so I ask you kind folks this -

I have a choice of buying 2 similar cards:
1) GeForce 7600 GS with 512MB video memory and 128-bit memory bus.
2) ATI Radeon X1900 GT with 256MB video memory and 256-bit memory bus.

Most other attributes are similar but the ATI is slightly faster speeds (and higher price). Generally speaking though, what is more important: more memory? or better bus?

Another comparison in a similar price zone is a
1) GeForce 7600 GS with 512MB video memory and 128-bit memory bus, 533 MHz Memory Clock, 12.8 GB/s Memory Bandwidth. (heat sink-no fan)
2) GeForce 7600 GT with 256MB video memory, 128-bit memory bus, 1400 MHz Memory Clock, 22.4GB/s Memory Bandwidth. (fan)

Which of these two would result in better performance? Are fans that noisy?
 

A:Memory Size vs Memory Bus

questions first

What type Operating system are you using ?
How much memory do you have installed now?
Is the primary reason for playing games?
How much money can you spend?
What type of processor and motherboard do you have?
 

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Yes,i am ordering a new 1 gb stick for my Computer
but i need to know how to get ahold of the pin size of my curret slots
i cant really take the computer aprt right now to check manullay(Kinda locked in somethign right now till i break its lock-lost the key lol)

i have the older Dell D. 3000
with the 2.66 celeron processers,
any sites or help would be thankful
 

A:Ram Pin Size?

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html
 

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I see that the Pentium D is a 64-bit processor, but when I search for Intel processors with 64-bit registers, only the Itaniums are listed. What is the register width of the Pentium D processor? Also, know of any good websites that provide information like this for processors?
 

A:Register size of Intel processors

Well, the register size depends on what kind of registers you mean and what mode the processor is in.

In full 64-bit mode, x64 processors have 16 64-bit general-purpose registers plus the floating point and multimedia stuff. You can still use all the registers with less than 64 bits of data of course.

And, I know this may come as a shock to you, but Intel for example actually supplies documentation for its products
Like, when you look under "Technical Documentation", you may find a page like this: http://www.intel.com/products/processor/manuals/index.htm
 

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I am refurbing my son's "old" Dell (I know, I know) for the ol' lady and all went well until it came time to check my RAM numbers.
At boot the BIOS reads all 768 mb (1-512 and 1-256) but the Control panel-System displays a number that 1-seems to change and 2-reflects a much smaller quantity.
Should I be concerned?
Just on a lark, I tried Bel-Arc Advisor and again got a small (274 mb) number. Bel-Arc did reflect the 2 sticks and their respective sizes
Before I go to pulling sticks and tracking serial numbers
Which is correct????

Thanks for your time.
 

A:Memory size, BIOS or system info??

most laptops contain integrated video which means the video card "steals" system ram for it's own use. That's why it is vital to always maximize ram in laptops. 1. You increase battery life and system speed. 2. you have more ram leftover even after video takes some of it.

bottom line - nothing to worry about for now.
add more ram. Before you do - read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html
 

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