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Lately my windows has been taking ALOT longer to start-up, what do you think may be the reasons? There is no virus (that I know of) on my computer.
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Might have to defrag the hard drive and goto msconfig to clean out all the unwanted crap that starts up with your comp.
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Are there any other ways I can boost the performance of my PC? (currently 1.5 gb of RAM)
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i have a problem whit some adware, i have ran 3 spyware scanners and not one of them picked it up (Spybot S&D, Ad-Aware SE And windows Defender) i find the files that run and delet them. but every 10-20 mins they come back, tried in safe mode also. one is running right now but i blocked it from using the net. the proccess is called IDDE.TMP.EXE There are about 3 variaions of this all staring whit IDD. there allways in the Windows/Temp Folder. i have tried system restore but that has failed to put it back to the way it was. i tried removing the files in safe mode and run scans but no luck. i get a IE pop-up window saying about virus scanner as detected a # of viruses. download such and such.
Heres a screenshot of the files that are the probelm. i have highlighted them to show you.
its been annoying me since i got it yesterday. Please please helpGametag : Law44uk
If you use the default setting for ‘Windows Start’ you might want to switch back to the classic look.
When you go to your configuration screen and look at system advanced settings I think you’ll be able to tweak some visual settings you might want to play around with a little.
The trial version will eventually turn into a free version.
Now, for my question. I’m considering buying a bigger TFT monitor screen most likely a 19 inch one since I have a 15 inch at the moment. Does anybody have any experience with wide screen or know some things I should pay attention too. Your help will be much appreciated.
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The first two, in my dreams. Lol
Price range should be between 150 and 250 Euro. Don't know how much in dollars that is.
The one I like for an affordable price is this one from HP. On the Dutch site it says to be 220 Euros.
This monitor is about 267 euros
I think that is a good price...and its a 20.1 inch screen.
- Display sharp and brilliant images with 1680x1050 Pixels resolution
- Wide viewing angle of 178º — horizontal and vertical
- 800:1 contrast ratio and 16 millisecond typical response time for distortion-free, sharp images
- 4 USB 2.0 high speed ports for connecting peripheral devices
- Ideal for multi-tasker, high end graphic designer, content creation user, financial sector and gamers
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my pc for some reason has locked my Windows task manager button when i press CTRL ALT DEL any ideas?. i just switched my PC on a couple of days ago and this big red X was in my taskbar shown here in this screen shot
so when i press CTRL ALT DEL i just get the option to click task manager put its in grey text so i can't click it if that makes sense
i ran my SPYBOT Destroyer thing and i cleared some Spyware off my comp but the red circle X thing is still there
i also sometimes get messages like this...
any ideas about this... yes i am a PC noob and yes i have a ****ty Windows 2000 PC :P
Is there any way to customize the color scheme of my computer (besides the stupid olive green and silver) without changing the style to classic?
If that's the case, then first try downloading and running Ad-aware, which you can get here: http://www.download.com/Ad-Aware-200...ml?tag=lst-0-1
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If you're looking for cheap and good monitors, goto newegg.com
They have incredible prices. You can find Widescreen 19" LCD monitors for $250. Great stuff.
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After some thought, I'm probably going to just upgrade my PC a little bit. New motherboard, Video card, processor. Nothing expensive but better for an affordable price. Does DVI make a big different because else I was thinking about buying a motherboard with video card on it including VGA onboard. It's a lot cheaper that way so I can get a new processor to go with that. I'm currently viewing Asrock.nl and Tweakers.net for specs and details but anymore ideas or good sites worth reviewing are always welcome.
Tobian...can't you just order the monitor from the Us site? or Canadian site (I think it will be cheaper than US)? Even with shipping costs it's still cheaper.
Hello, I have a router question... I know very little about routers, as I have only access to Dial-up internet at the moment... But in a week or so, I will be moving to my apartment, and will have Highspeed Internet, and want a router. Anyway, Here's my question:
I was told to buy a: WRT54GL Router, which is all fine and dandy... Just I need to know what else I need for it.. I want to be able to hook up my: PS2, Computer, and soon to be PS3. What I need to know, is how the hookup of a wireless router actually goes.... PC connects to.... PS2 Connects to..... PS3 Connects to.... Main Internet Source Connects to...... etc, and so on.. I've read stuff about bridges, are they extra, do they come with the router? Hmm... Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!"Where knowledge ends, religion begins."
Before you hook up you're internet connection to your router, you might want to check and make sure you're internet connection works first. You can do this by connecting your modem directly to your PC.
Ok, well here's how the connections are going to break down. You're probably going to have a modem of some sort, whether DSL or Cable. On the back of the modem is an Ethernet cable which you connect to the WAN slot of your Linksys router. The WAN slot is slightly seperated from the other four LAN slots. This brings the internet connection to the router.
At this point, you can connect your PS2, PS3, Computer via an Ethernet cable to the LAN slots of the Linksys router. Now your PS2, PS3, and Computer will have internet. If you'd like wireless internet for your Computer, first you'd have to connect your computer with a wired connection (ethernet), and then open up internet explorer/firefox to the address 192.168.1.1 --- This will prompt you for a username/password, which I believe comes as admin/admin. You're now at your routers Web User Interface. Here you can setup you're wireless connections and wireless securities.
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Thank you muchly, for the help. But, Do I need a Bridge, to be able to hook up my PS2, without having to an Uber-Long Ethernet Cord, for when I transport my PS2 around the apartment? I will most likely have the router close to my PC, but my PS2 won't always be right next to my computer."Where knowledge ends, religion begins."
I'm not sure what you mean by bridge. There might be a wireless adapter for the PS2 that you could buy.
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Well to use Wireless Router, don't you need something plugged into the things that are going to communicate to the router? ie. PC, PS2.
The PS2 Network Adapter comes only has a Ethernet Plug on the back... So One would need a Wireless adapter to plug into it, correct, so that's another $80 on top of my router? >.<"Where knowledge ends, religion begins."
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