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    Re: I cant get from XP back to Vista, help ...

    Thanks Warnox. That fixed it.
    Some of the simplest solutions can be so frustrating.
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    Re: I cant get from XP back to Vista, help ...

    My keyboard is a USB one. Do you mean it might have to be a PS2 one to work? The USB one has worked beore when I wanted to go to the earlier version at bootup.
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    Re: I cant get from XP back to Vista, help ...

    Everything else seems to be working fine.
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    I cant get from XP back to Vista, help ...

    Hi all,
    I have two hard drives. Vista on one and XP on the other. Normal boot goes to Vista. I went to XP to do some updates and keep it current, now I cant get it back to Vista.
    At start up, I get...
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    DVD drive SATA / IDE in Vista / XP problem.

    A year ago when I was in Manilla, I bought a new Samsung SATA dvd writer. Bought it back home, went to plug it into my desktop and realised I should have an IDE. Found an IDE - Sata converter,...
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    Re: DVD-Writer slow read

    Hmmm. Sounds like a problem I have been musing over.
    A year ago when I was in Manilla, I bought a new Samsung SATA dvd writer. Bought it back home, went to plug it into my desktop and realised I...
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    Re: Replacing memory.

    Thanks. More money in my pocket then.
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    Re: Missing "connected" icon

    Ahh.
    Thank you wainuitech. Clicked the box and presto. Just what I wanted.
    Thanks again.
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    Re: Replacing memory.

    "Not if you only have a 32bit operating system"
    ??
    Can you explain.
    Does that mean it wont make any difference so it would be a waste of time?
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    Missing "connected" icon

    Hi again
    I'm the second to last person in NZ to still be on dialup. When I had XP, there was a "connected" icon down on the taskbar. (two tv screen thingy)
    Now I'm on Vista Ultimate and theres no...
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    Re: Replacing memory.

    Update and question time.
    Got my two new 2gb sticks today. Everything running very well. All recognised etc. Thanks lads and ladies.

    I was contemplating putting my 4 matched Corsair 512mb ram...
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    Re: Replacing memory.

    Thanks guys. All very informative, espicially the mysuperpc website. Even has a scanner showing current configuration and whats possible with your motherboard. How easy is that.
    Thanks again. I...
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    Replacing memory.

    I currently have 4 banks with 512mb DDR2 in each. I was thinking about replacing them with 4 x 1GB each, but notice there is DDR, DDR2 and DDR3. Presumably DDR3 is better or faster or something.
    Can...
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    Re: System info tool suggestions.

    CPU-Z tells me I have DDR2, PC2-600 (400mhz). I'm not sure what it all means, but below is a copy of some 1GB's from PriceSpy. I presume I need the second one.

    1GB DDR2-667 PC5300 SDRAM,
    1GB...
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    System info tool suggestions.

    Looking for suggestions as to which free system info tool to use. Just want to check the memory with a view to adding some more.
    Thanks.
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    Re: Nero 6 wont uninstall.

    I cant install a later version. It trys to uninstall the previous version (#6) and the problem occurs.
    Its a SATA Samsung SH-S223 Super - writemaster.
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    Re: Nero 6 wont uninstall.

    I have Nero 6 installed and working fine. I bought a new dvd drive with Nero 7 on the disk. When I try to install Nero 7, it has to remove Nero 6 first, but in the process, deletes the dvd drive,...
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    Re: Nero 6 wont uninstall.

    #6 is working ok. The problem I'm having is trying to get rid of it to put #7 on without removing the dvd drive.
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    Re: Nero 6 wont uninstall.

    I had to add "COM Surrogate" to the Data Execution Prevention part of Performance Options to make Nero 6 run properly in the first place. Will removing it from DEP enable it to uninstall completely?...
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    Nero 6 wont uninstall.

    Hi.
    I'm running Vista Ultimate.
    Nero 6 is installed. I recently purchased a new DVD burner and Nero 7 is on the disc. When I try and install #7, it trys to uninstall #6 first. After the mandatory...
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    Whats a good free music player?

    I just bought some decent speakers and have lots of music but only using Windows Media Player. What suggestions do you have about a decent player to bring out the best>
    Thanks.
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    Re: Windows cant see my new DVR drive. Why?

    Dont panic, dont panic.
    Its working now.
    I unplugged the hard drives from IDE 1, put them in IDE 2, put the converter in IDE 1, plugged all the paraphanlia in the back again, turned it on and...
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    Re: Windows cant see my new DVR drive. Why?

    I wasnt thinking about IDE / SATA at the time. Saw this neat DVD drive on trade me and bought. Then I realised what I had done and now am trying to get it to work.
    Have also bought V8 Supercars 3 in...
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    Re: Windows cant see my new DVR drive. Why?

    It doesnt show up anywhere.
    I have noticed though,
    I have probably restarted about 15 times today and the DVR drive doesnt always show in the post test thingy.
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    Re: Windows cant see my new DVR drive. Why?

    U can see the converter here http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Components/Hard-drives/Other/auction-115046122.htm
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