1 my computer on Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:30 pm
2 Re: my computer on Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:06 pm
3 Re: my computer on Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:04 pm
Try system restore
Hard drive can be replaced, also exspansion drive can be added.
The Mother Board might be ok
Going back to XP Program did not help. The Registry would contain fragments.
A highly trained Tech should have done the XP change over..even then there is no guarantees.
Especially if the original computer was built with Windows 7
If you have no virus protection then you will attract nasties within 5 mins on the net.
4 Re: my computer on Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:58 am
We can all clearly see candy is better with computers than I am, so any questions about computers or page building just ask candy, shes better than tyler.
5 Re: my computer on Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:16 am
I am only trying to be helpful
But you did say you don't go into the Registry
You never know I might know something, but page building no.
Lets try again. People have old computers DESKTOPS that they throw out.
Your hard drive might be ok try it on another computer.
The Mother Board is the first to go. Make sure your hard drive is caput.
You can buy discs to trouble shoot.
There is lots of second hand equipment about.
How could you possible tell if your hard drive was worn out and unstable.
second hand computers are checked before sold.
We all can learn something about computers.
6 Re: my computer on Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:31 pm
7 Re: my computer on Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:46 pm
8 Re: my computer on Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:29 am
I guess I will do a thanksgiving theme here soon.
9 Re: my computer on Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:30 am
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11 Re: my computer on Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:07 pm
Do you know what was wrong with it?
12 Re: my computer on Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:37 pm
13 Re: my computer on Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:44 pm
Did you have a new hard drive put in .....?
14 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:56 am
For a comparison example, You know in auto racing competitions there are the 'mechanics' and the 'drivers' of each team?,, well I am the driver of the computer and also creator of the tracks (websites) it drives on, the computer fixers are the 'mechanics' and fixers of the computers.
15 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:58 am
16 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:07 am
Now let me think Tyler, bet you had a new QUALITY Processor chip put in to make your computer go faster.
What size have you got...must be high spec. I will tell you what I got if you will tell me yours.
Now it is called Pentium.
GOT IT Cars go round in a circle because it is a LAP.
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17 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:37 am
I went into MY COMPUTER then Systems Properties and found Service Pack 3
Saw some RAM but no Pentium.
18 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:53 pm
19 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:31 pm
Microsoft Windows XP
Service Pack 3
Genuine Intel (R) CPU
2160 @ 1.80 GHz
1.79 GHz 3.24 GB of RAM
Used Space: 13.9 GB
Free Space: 215 GB
Capacity: 229 GB
20 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:57 pm
Almost exactly as mine. Except for 2.99GB of Ram which temporally stores data.
But I think you can download more.
(Ram is Random Access Memory)
Mine also says Physical Address Extension
In computing, Physical Address Extension (PAE) is a feature to allow (32-bit) x86 processors to access a physical address space (including random access memory and memory mapped devices) larger than 4 gigabytes.
WHAT! I thought I had 64 bit..yep I just got lost.
pentium microprocessor, relatively new central processing unit from the Intel Corporation (Computers) I had to look this up.
used space 188GB (I am a busy Bee)
Total Capacity 232GB
My Extension Drive is 931GB
Free Space is 923GB
Say SSC your joke flew over my head, I am just an Ambling Armadillo.
I am more interested in what the man payed out to have his computer mended. I thought he had no money and was going to stare at the wall.
It's like trying to squeeze a dried up lemon.
But his spec is interesting.
21 Re: my computer on Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:55 pm
Yeah you ARE busy to be using that much harddrive space, damn you must have a lot of videos or something on there, no wonder you needed an extension drive. My drive is nowhere close to being used up and needing an ext drive I don't store much on it at all, I just have the essentials like programs I use. All the videos and pics or anything else I burn to disk to keep my computer from having to store it. But I can understand why you might like to keep stuff on your pc.
Yeah mine also says Physical Address Extension I just didn't include it in my post.
22 Re: my computer on Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:27 pm
23 Re: my computer on Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:32 pm
DB Poweramp music convertor
Jasc Paint Shop Pro 185 MB
Microsoft Prof edition 2003
Quick Time Player
Winzip ect nothing very big.
But I do delete lots from incredimail everyday
All My Pics and Music are on exspansion Drive including creations and animations.
Also Videos. I don't have all Brian's Videos.
I may have my Tech come and delete a few for me ....but they are not massive.
I am going to delete some Videos from Real Player but there are only about 20
I have loads of silver discs with stuff on them.
My hard drive goes back to 2005
Windows Live Messenger
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24 Re: my computer on Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:42 pm
Good luck with that and keep us informed.
25 Re: my computer on Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:53 pm
Windows Live Messenger
Framework which I do not understand.
But you are right ...does seem a lot...even I was suprised.
There is more but small.
Jasc Animation Shop
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