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Replaced the faulty video card (as mentioned in my other post) with another old card, POST went through OK. After POST, the following error pops up:
"The file is possibly corrupt. The file header checksum does not match the computer checksum"
Tried to boot with a Win7 install DVD produces...
I've got Spybot Search and Destroy and Malwarebytes. Having more than one adds extra security. :thumbs:
I cleaned my Asus laptop keyboard yesterday and must've pressed a couple of keys accidentally after inadvertantly switching it on. Now my shut down options no longer include Hibernate, which I frequently use. Its Vista SP2, Home Premium.
I spose I could figure it out, but thought PF1 gurus may...
Over recent weeks a few times my Panasonic DVR has recorded a program at the wrong time. The Freeview website is useless for getting support of this nature, so I wondered if anyone else has experienced this. The question is whether it is a problem with my device, the Freeview EPG or the...
Can anybody recommend a thermal paste type and brand. It'll be used for CPU's and a few Xbox 360's with RROD.
Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks guys. :)
I've heard Arctic Silver is pretty good.
Friend bought a PC (second-hand) off Trademe 2 months ago and unfortunately the Asus ENGTS450 video card is dead.
Is there a way to check the warranty status of this video card? Obviously he hasn't got any receipt whatsoever to prove of purchase.
Advice is appreciated.
Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to read my post.
I thought it was time to upgrade from my Nokia Classic.
I have recently bought a "Unlocked" Nokia Lumia 520 from expansys.co.nz
The phone was shipped fast and arrived in good manner.
How ever, once i put the new micro sim in and...
"WSAstartup() failed, or you have the incorrect version of WinSock installed" I get this message whenever I try to download a torrent. I wonder if anyone is familiar with the problem and knows a remedy?
If a graphics card is not recognized in the device manager at all
does this indicate a faulty motherboard?
She got the ukash one. PC is locked with a warning from the Australian Federal Police. She always maintains she didn't click on anything. Tui here. She'll have to wait for the weekend before I can fix it.
Have just upgraded my main machine. Unfortunately, I left it a little late and was supplied Win 8 64bit. My original was an XP Pro machine that was under-specced to take Win 7. My wife's computer and my traveling laptop are Win 7. I wish to strip out all networking details (including router...
is anyone else having issues with Telecoms officemail.
Email not being delivered
cant login to telecom business webmail
hi my mothers Samsung Galaxy Mini Smartphone will no longer charge on the car charger we bought for it but it will charge other devices
any feedback will be appreciated :help:
Has anyone played with the hotspot feature on Unifi access points? It looks like it could be quite good, and a hell of a lot cheaper than other hotspot solutions.
I don't have any direct need for a new hotspot right now, but some of the businesses I support occasionally mention they might look...
Hey, is there any way to make excel display time in hrs/mins and using that value to calculate pay?
Ie someone worked 4hrs 35min @ $10p/h = $45.83
In excel i would normally have to write it as 4.58 hours. Is there anyway to convert it so i can write it as 4.35 hrs?
I am trying Smart Security 6 and it is set as "Learning Mode" under HIPS Filtering Mode. I never seem to get any warning boxes on this setting, but if I change it to "Interactive mode" I get a pop up box to check all the time (I know this is usual under this mode). What I really am wanting...
Ok, I have two old computers here one running XP sp2 and one XP sp3.
Both have programmes accumulated over the years that I’d like to keep.
One has a Hitachi 160GB SATA HDD and the other a 60 GB ATA IDE Maxtor HDD.
Now, what I want to do is put both HDD’s in the one case and select at...
For a week, now, my Defender has been scanning at startup and often at other times (as we speak, it is hammering the disk for the second time in 30 min). CPU for Antimalware is 30ish%. The disk noise is driving me nuts.
The system error log shows Defender stopping unexpectedly with error 7031....
Tried both Memtest86 v4 and 3.2 on this PC but they just won't run.
When I restarts the PC, (with Memtest in the CD drive) I could see that Memtest is loading for < a second, the computer then restarts, it just goes in a loopl.
Those Memtest boot CDs are known to be good as it works in...
Bought Nod32 v6. Opened the box and there's a set of serial keys; that it has to be register by 23/10/2014, that's fine.
I'm going to install this onto my friend's PC which I just setting up Win7 for him.
I'll need to use the serial key to register and they will send me a unique UserName and...
Came across this on facebook......... lol im not that bad.hopefully :D
Just completed setting up a Win7 x64 system and everything runs smoothly untill I installed MSSE - everything just slows to unbearable state. Uninstalled MSSE and the machine runs as expected!
What other free alternative is recommended at the moment?
Or none at all?
Just logged onto Trade Me and found random?? words underlined and highlighted in blue. These are links of some sort. When I hover the mouse over them an ad box pops up.
The same thing is also happening on this site.
Hovering also brings a box saying "By Coupon Drop down" over the...
... I suppose its not a repairable kind of thing?
hi im using WDS feature in my TP-LINK TL-MR3420 Router, i connected it with a wifi internet service provider. it has connected, im using internet, but now im unable to open the setup of my router through 192.168.0.1 , sometimes it nevigates to their login page , and some times it open router login...
Windows Live Mail does not work because when I set it up I entered the mail address as "pop.xtra.co.nz" ,of course
it should have been "pop3.xtra.co.nz" . That figure three makes all the difference.
Anyway... I have tried and tried to remove the pop.xtra.co.nz and replace it with,...
I'm on the market for some new home network equipment to enable wireless streaming of HD movies from a server to a couple TVs. I'm guessing I need wifi-ac for this, because the media files on the server are HD, at 10GB - 20GB per movie.
A quality, high-performance adsl2+...
Thinking of upgrading my computer in a couple of months, I'm presuming the trade me dealers with over 2000 odd good feedback would be OK ?
Acer TraveMate 7730
boots to a black screen:
Exception! --> #PF Page Fault
Error code: 0x2
Can someone help me with this.
We are getting hooked up with Snap Fibre next week which comes with a (1) VOIP local no. that is going to be ported over. We plan to have the router at the TV Lounge and a network cable goes upstairs to a network switch that goes to the rooms. Will those rooms with RJ45s able to answer their IP...
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