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With the new year, we start a fresh discussion for members to share their order and fulfillment experiences.

We are retiring the 2014 thread Anyone having an active discussion there can find it here.

The 2012-2013 tread can be found here .

Here are some common points of frequent discussion:

How to get a system fast: Buy an in-stock standard configuration from Lenovo or a Lenovo Partner in your area. Customized systems take longer.
Avoid Credit Holds - ensure that BOTH your bill to and ship to addresses are listed with your CC bank before ordering
Lenovo will not bill your card until order ships - an authorization charge hold to check for available balance may show up when order is first placed.
Estimated ship dates are based on default lead time and can vary from what was displayed on website.
In the US and Canada, Lenovo utilizes UPS for new product shipments
Orders may ship before the Estimated Ship Date
Orders may enter through Alaska and pass through Louisville, KY before traveling on to final address
Cancellation requests may take up to 2 days to process
Requests to change configuration or other aspects of the order may require the order to be rebooked.
Lenovo does not accept payment via international credit cards, except AMEX.

We hope you enjoy your new ThinkPad system when it arrives!

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Post your shipping and order management experiences here:

 Here are some common points of frequent discussion:

How to get a system fast: Buy an in-stock standard configuration from Lenovo or a Lenovo Partner in your area. Customized systems take longer.
Avoid Credit Holds - ensure that BOTH your bill to and ship to addresses are listed with your CC bank before ordering
Lenovo will NOT bill your card until order ships - an authorization charge hold to check for available balance may show up when order is first placed.
Estimated ship dates are based on default lead time and can vary from what was displayed on website.
In the US and Canada, Lenovo utilizes UPS for new product shipments
Orders may ship before the Estimated Ship Date
Orders may enter through Alaska and pass through Louisville, KY before traveling on to final address
Cancellation requests may take up to 2 days to process
Requests to change configuration or other aspects of the order may require the order to be rebooked.
Lenovo does not accept payment via international credit cards, except AMEX.
Prior shipping thread can be viewed here-2010
Prior shipping thread can be viewed here-2011
Prior shipping thread can be viewed here-2012
Prior shipping thread can be viewed here-2013
Prior shipping thread can be viewed here-2014
We hope you enjoy your new ThinkPad W-series.

A:W-series shipping thread - 2015 edition

The good: Order was easy to place. The representative was able to split it onto two card, both of which had different billing addresses, and additionally have it shipped to a third address, and this didn't result in a hold before the machine was disbatched and released for manufactoring. The not-so-good: The original estimation was for my machine to be shipped on the 10th (it was ordered on the 2nd). Without *any* e-mail or phone notification whatsoever, this was pushed back today to the 17th. 

-Rob F

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With the new year, we start a fresh discussion for members to share their order and fulfillment experiences.
We are retiring the 2014 thread.   Anyone having an active discussion there can find it here.
The 2013 thread  can be found here . 
Here are some common points of frequent discussion:

How to get a system fast: Buy an in-stock standard configuration from Lenovo or a Lenovo Partner in your area. Customized systems take longer.
Avoid Credit Holds - ensure that BOTH your bill to and ship to addresses are listed with your CC bank before ordering
Lenovo will not bill your card until order ships - an authorization charge hold to check for available balance may show up when order is first placed.
Estimated ship dates are based on default lead time and can vary from what was displayed on website.
In the US and Canada, Lenovo utilizes UPS for new product shipments
Orders may ship before the Estimated Ship Date
Orders may enter through Alaska and pass through Louisville, KY before traveling on to final address
Cancellation requests may take up to 2 days to process
Requests to change configuration or other aspects of the order may require the order to be rebooked.
Lenovo does not accept payment via international credit cards, except AMEX.

We hope you enjoy your new ThinkPad system when it arrives!

A:ThinkPad X series shipping thread - 2015 edition

Got mine yesterday. Its the Core i5 5300, 8GB/256SSD with the QHD display. Took about 2 weeks from the date of order. What a great machine. It fixes the big problem of the first X1 Carbon (crappy TN display) and the annoying gimmick of generation 2 (adaptive keyboard) and what I have now is pretty much the perfect laptop. The display could be a touch brighter for me, but it is sharp and glorious. I am extremely pleased.

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With the new year, we start a fresh discussion for members to share their order and fulfillment experiences.
We are retiring the 2015 thread.   Anyone having an active discussion there can find it here.
Here are some common points of frequent discussion:

How to get a system fast: Buy an in-stock standard configuration from Lenovo or a Lenovo Partner in your area. Customized systems take longer.
Avoid Credit Holds - ensure that BOTH your bill to and ship to addresses are listed with your CC bank before ordering
Lenovo will not bill your card until order ships - an authorization charge hold to check for available balance may show up when order is first placed.
Estimated ship dates are based on default lead time and can vary from what was displayed on website.
In the US and Canada, Lenovo utilizes UPS for new product shipments
Orders may ship before the Estimated Ship Date
Orders may enter through Alaska and pass through Louisville, KY before traveling on to final address
Cancellation requests may take up to 2 days to process
Requests to change configuration or other aspects of the order may require the order to be rebooked.
Lenovo does not accept payment via international credit cards, except AMEX.

We hope you enjoy your new ThinkPad system when it arrives!

A:ThinkPad T series shipping thread - 2016 edition

On 18th February I ordered my new T450 online. I received an email which states that ships within 6 days. It won't ship for about 20. Why do Lenovo make false claims in emails and in website?
Moderator comment: Merged in. Subject edited.

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I bought Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1(7348, Early 2015) a week ago and I have noticed the laptop is getting hot at the bottom after using for 20-25 minutes .

Is this known issues for this model ?
 Any there any solution of this problem or Should I return the laptop ?

Thank you 
Best Regards 

A:Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1(7348, Early 2015) -Heating issue

I bought a dell inspiron 13 - 7348 , 2 in 1 convertible on 25 of august, 2015 and now I am facing the same issue . it starts overheating within 10 minutes from the base and on the left side in particular it is very hot . moreover the surface on that side has become uneven and swelling is there . how your issue was resolved ?

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Hi I recently bought a Lenovo X201 Series Laptop but the screen is cracked it has a touchscreen interface I would like to know can I replace the touchscreen with a 12.1inch LED or LCD Screen as I dont want to spend to much on a touch screen details of laptop is below Product ID: 2985DMG Specs: Corei7 CPU,500GB Hard Drive 4GB Ram 12.1inch Touch screen.

A:Lenovo X201 Series Tablet/Laptop

Hi,there is a lot matrices are installed into x201t. Models also depend of the backlight type - LED or CCFL. I'm not sure whether any supported matrices models are compatible with your laptop. Also there are different LCD cable assembly and LCD rear cover assembly depending of the backlight type.To ensure what matrice you have and what's compatible check out on Lenovo' site parts list of your laptop by its [laptop] serial number. Support site doesn't answer a question by MTM only.I think it's impossible to fit non touch matrice into the tablet because of the different size (width). Compare the width of x201 and x201t.
Service parts DB says your laptop has 12.1-in. WXGA LCD panel, LED backlight (300-nit LCD), FRU 45N6092 or 45N5388.

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So here are the first official pictures of both the HD 6850 and HD 6870:

Radeon HD 6870

Radeon HD 6850

The NDA for performance tests expires on Friday the 22nd. But as a sneak preview, here's something I found over @ (grain of salt as always):

Dirt 2
1920 x 1080
8x AA, 16x AF
Intel Core-i7 920, 6GB DDR3 Ram
1120 meaning 'Radeon HD 6870'
920 meaning 'Radeon HD 6850'

Comments? =)

A:AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series GPU's official thread.

pretty good numbers there, but im intrested in the Cayman series, coming late Nov or so they say. I think its called the 6950? It's meant to replace and be better then the 5870.

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So I was in the market today and hell bent on getting the ASUS tablet that runs on windows 7. I travle a lot and hate caring around my heavy 7 pound computer with all of its cords. I wanted something more simple so I decided to buy a tablet. Then I ran into the Samsung tablet which i herd had more to offer than the ASUS but I was not to sure. The specs looked the same except the samsung had tons more memory and better battery life but that was the only thing I could find.

Which one would you think would be a better purchase between the two ; ASUS Eee Slate ep121 or Samsung Series 7 Slate?

A:Samsung Series 7 Tablet vs. ASUS Eee Slate ep121

I was looking at the same combo. I liked the lighter weight of the Samsung but the Asus may have a better reputation. I dont see a keyboard included with the Samsung either. I cant wait till I can stop lugging a 6 pound computer on trips.
I want fast graphics for movie replay from my DSLR and a 3.0 USB would be nicer. Im in no rush though so these things may come to fruition in the next 6 months.

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I have a set of HP Z210 Workstations with E3-1245-V2 Xeon Cpu's, SSD boot drives and varying sizes of memory from 8-16GB 1600Mghz DDR3 ECC. We use Windows 8 Enterprise for these machines, with Hyper-V enabled.
We get regular driver failures from the 2 sets of USB controllers on the machines (Mainly and issue for the KB & Mouse) that can only be resolved with a full power down (not restart) and a power up. This happens at least once every 1-3 days per machine.
I had gone through the HP support, but they have advised this isn't an issue on their side, and I had agreed all along. I was just hoping to get some traction by notifying them. Anyway, after a lengthy trouble shooting session, we found that once Hyper-V
was enabled, the fault arose.
As it was an Intel chip, they I asked them. They advised that on Windows 8, the drivers are supplied via windows update and that it was not their issue.
So, how can I get this resolved? Not through HP or Intel, surely through MS? Maybe not. Disabling Hyper-V is not desired as I the teams with these PC's are developers and require local visualization. Also, we have templates ready for Hyper-V, I don't really
want to remove Hyper-V and use Virtual box or VMWare workstation. but I am at wits end with the fault and lack of help from the vendors.
Please help.

A:Hyper-V causes Intel(R) Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller driver to fail

I have found a work around for this fault with the USB failure - ENSURE YOU POWER  THE MACHINE OFF - DO NOT RESTART.
Its almost like the restart doesn't initialise the device correct, thus causing a failure. 

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I know it's been posted a s#!+load of times, but I figured I'd go ahead and get something straightforward- all the other posts have been in jungle English, and haven't included the proviso I'm looking for.

Anyways, my situation is that I bought my X1900GT from Newegg around Christmastime, as a present to my ainsel (ownself, for those not familiar). I've been getting kind of disappointed in it recently: It underperforms and often crashes on STALKER:Shadow of Chernobyl and some more modern games akin to it. It also runs hot as Hades.

I'm in the market for a new card. I'd like to go DX10, but the late-production DX9's (7900 series) seem to outperform a lot of the more affordable DX10 offerings (8600 series), especially at higher resolutions, due to the 128-to-256 bit difference. I could splurge and go for an 8800, I suppose, but it would be a hit to the wallet and I'd have to postpone :cough: "Aruban Getaway 2008".

So: I don't want to pass up on the new line of DX10-only Games for Windows (Age of Conan, Crysis, etc.) that have been hyped to all hell just because I stuck with price and performance instead of currency and novelty. I need some help deciding. Then again, I could always wait until DX10 becomes the vogue and buy a cheaper, but better card then.

A:Price v. Performance in 7-Series + 8-Series: Advice Needed

Keep what you got and see what's comming next. I have a 8600GT as a stopgap until something better comes out. There has been talk of a Nvidia 256bit card to fill the gap between the 8600's and 8800's. I can't fit a 8800 in my case, if I could I would just get the 8800GTS 320mb now. If I were you, wait for the game to upgrade instead of upgrading and waiting for the game. Your X1900GT is no slouch either.

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Update (March 10) - This seems to be a problem others have had, but no solutions yet. See the Microsoft Forum post...

I have had some difficulty installing the drivers for the automatic rotation function for the Samsung Series 7. It worked fine with the developer preview, but I did a clean install of the Consumer preview, and I am no longer able to install it.

I downloaded the windows 7 drivers (Motion_Sensor_1.7.9.7) and ran using the Windows 7 compatibility. The software appeared to instal, but the device manager shows that it is not working, and the status indicates that Windows cannot load the drivers required.

To make this a bit more mysterious, I can't uninstall the drivers since the uninstall program kicks off an error that the program cannot run because it is awaiting a reboot. I have rebooted several times, but this does not appear to be a real issue.

My question is if anyone has encountered this sort of trouble, and what work-arounds might have worked. The other question is whether there is a particular registry entry to look for to unlock the 'waiting for reboot' issue?

Thanks for any help!

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Hi everyone,
I am having a problem with the Realtek microphone in Skype.
The symptoms are as follows:
Shortly after beginning of the conversation the other party cannot hear my voice. Video is fine, the voice of the other party is also fine.
When this happens the microphone green bar in Options/audio settings will not be seen when speaking into it.
However I can hear what's spoken into the microphone in the local speakers.
I uninstalled the microphone in manager, re-installed the driver, did not help.
Uninstalled the Realtek hi-def audio driver. This helped first but then after 4 minutes talking the problem returned again.
I can see that when this happens the speaker icon in 
Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\manage audio devices\recording\microphone\microphone properties\levels
is crossed out. If I uncross it and put boost and level above zero the other party can hear me again.
This happens spontaneously, by itself. Even without Skype running, so this is why I think it might be a driver problem.
Any ideas? (please no "reinstalled driver" advice - has done so multiple times)

A:Realtek Microphone/audio driver fails in Skype on 2015 DELL Inspiron 15 7000 series

Methinks it is solved. Ran malware bytes, cleaned up stuff, rebooted.
Works now.
PS. It's my dad's computer....McAffee does not help much, especially when "you are your best antivirus" strategy is not followed :)

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I have follow the instruction in the below link

Please find attached document.

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? windows7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 bit
? What was original installed OS on system? yes
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? yes
? Age of system (hardware) 1 year 4 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Yes using dvd given by manufacture after getting blue screen error

? Video Card
? MotherBoard
? Power Supply - brand & wattage

? System Manufacturer HP
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) HP Pavilion g6 notebook


A:Blue screen error in HP G series laptop with info as requested in thread

Recommendations:Crash reports point to your Norton Internet Security software. I note that it is at least a year out of date. I would recommend removing the software with the Norton Removal Tool and replacing it with an up to date version or with Microsoft Security Essentials.

3rd Party Drivers: The following is for information purposes only. My recommendations were given above. The drivers that follow belong to software or devices that were not developed by Microsoft. Any drivers in red should be updated/replaced/removed. You can find links to the driver information and where to update the drivers in the section after the code box:

**************************Sun Oct 21 11:12:27.324 2012 (UTC - 6:00)**************************
intelppm.sys Mon Jul 13 17:19:25 2009 (4A5BC0FD)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 10:18:18 2010 (4BA3A3CA)
SYMDS64.SYS Mon May 17 19:12:48 2010 (4BF1E990)
IDSVia64.sys Thu May 27 02:07:18 2010 (4BFE2836)
Ironx64.SYS Wed Jun 23 18:28:49 2010 (4C22A6C1)
SYMNETS.SYS Tue Jul 6 21:22:28 2010 (4C33F2F4)
SYMEFA64.SYS Thu Jul 22 20:19:55 2010 (4C48FC4B)
SRTSPX64.SYS Tue Jul 27 16:18:31 2010 (4C4F5B37)
clwvd.sys Tue Jul 27 19:13:47 2010 (4C4F844B)
SYMEVENT64x86.SYS Fri Jul 30 17:05:59 2010 (4C535AD7)
BHDrvx64.sys Sat Aug 7 20:20:38 2010 (4C5E1476)
bcmwl664.sys ... Read more

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I have a Pavilion G6 2000 series, I bought this laptop 2nd hand it has a generic cd/dvd bezel that does not stay on. I have found a G6 1000 bezels but I need to know if it will fit before I purchase a replacement that may or may not fit. Help????

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hey there

I have a question, what is a better video card to get?
6800 series or the x800 series?

the graphics card that i have in right now just isnt cutting it for me, NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 I mainly play HL2, CSS and Doom3. I was woundering what card is gonna give me better fps for those games. i have the specs of my comp here (vv) and i wanted to kno what card(s) would run great with the things that i have.

the specs of my comp are:
Video card:NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700
mobo:GA-8IPE1000 (2.0)
processor4 3.0 Ghz (OC'd to 3.4 Ghz at the moment)
PSU: 420 thermaltake ATX 12V
Cooling: prestock (gonna change very soon)
RAM: Genaric PC 3200 mismatched
HD: Maxtor Dimond MAX+9 160GIG

What do u suggest i should get?

A:X800 Series Or 6800 Series

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I want to invest in a SDD to replace my dying westgate harddrive. I've set my mind on Corsair but I want to know the difference between the eXtreme series and the Performance series ( According to the website, X SDDs reads a little bit faster, but the P series writes a little bit faster. The only other thing is that the P series is around £100 cheaper!

So is the X series worth the extra £100?


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Hi I have some Toshiba Tecra M10 series but for some reason the laptop no longer works with a battery attached and just get flashing light on the laptop. It works fine with power but won't swatch on at all with a fully charge battery, I have tried many and it's not the battery. I have taken the laptop apart but can?t find anything that is wrong. So it must be the battery and or charge circuit, resisters, gone on the M10.

Anyway I was looking at a motherboard replacement. On looking about it appears that Toshiba released a M10 and a A10 series. They both look about the same to me with the same fittings but to be sure, can anyone tell me if a A10 motherboard, is the same as the M10 motherboard?

Maybe someone who works with these day in day out hopefully will know. Just don?t want to buy and A10 if it?s not compatible with M10 case and fittings.

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I'm hoping to get some info from anyone that has some good stats on these cards.. I've been outa town for 4 days and wasn't near my freind (MY PC) over the release of the New GTX 200 cards.. so sadly I didn't get to see all the info and the Benchmarks for it.. Other than Kingpin's Crazy Vantage Score.. Other than that I just got home and I'm wanting to get the Scoop on these cards. I've been reading a little tonight tho.

Also I'm hoping for some info about the new ATI 4870 and 4850, they are looking VERY nice, and looks like ATI might have finally made something that can actually compete with Nvidia this time around.. (Nvidia's had the Enthusiasts Market for a good Year and a half or so IMO) but I've read only a little about them, from what I've seen they look good but if anyone has some info or links to Info about them, then please share. I kno most the ATI 4000 benchmarks that are out now are not completely trustworth cuz the cards aren't officially here yet. But please post some links and info if you can..


Also What should I do. Buy a cheap or Cheaper used 8800 GTS 640 and SLI them.. or sell mine and SLI 2 8800 GT (G92)'s after price drop becuase of the new series.. or should I try and hold out and get a 260, or should I get a 4870...??

ATI looks good, and now I'm in a Fickle as what I should do, I knew what I needed to do until I read about there new release comin.. now I'm shattered and need to wait for more info.. (I take in a lot before I buy things) li... Read more

A:GTX 200 Series vs ATI 4000 Series...

If you want 8800GT's, the prices have dropped to about $150 average on newegg which is great considering i got mine for $250. Personally, I'm against SLI, but if you're for it and would have to make a purchase now, go with 2 8800GTS g92 as they're averaging about <$200 (MSI's 8800GTS is on newegg for $177) and they provide some performance over the 8800GT. Since the 9800GTX is basically the same performance as the 8800GTS but more expensive, then forget that.

If you can wait a while to make a purchase, I've heard that the newer 9800GTX+ will have higher stock clocks that will deliver better performance with its newer drivers too, and this card comes out in mid-July. It's supposed to be priced around $230 and it's chip is built on 55nm process. This card sounds attractive, but we'll have to wait for solid reviews of the card first.

ATI... I don't like them, so I'm sorry but I can't tell you anything about them.

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I'm getting really pissed off for the newer games. Some of them requires an Direct X 10 video cards to run it properly. Do you guys think 7900 SLI can run newer games smoothly such as Lost Planet? On my computer I test my system requirements and it failed for recommendations. It says that it requires Dx 10 cards to play smoothly.

A:7 series SLI versus 8 series (No SLI

I'm sure you will loose some of the gee wiz graphics not using a DX10 card but so far most game makers have been making games that use either DX9 or DX10. As far as lost planet is concerned here is whats posted on their official forums as supported vid cards.

The following is a list of video cards that our R&D labs have tested in conjunction with NVIDIA and ATI, and have been confirmed to work.
NVIDIA (DirectX 9)
GeForce 6600
GeForce 7x00 series
GeForce 8x00 series

NVIDIA (DirectX 10, requires Windows Vista)
GeForce 8x00 series

Windows XP 32-bit Driver: ForceWare 162.18 beta (July 5th)
Windows Vista 32-bit Driver: ForceWare 162.22 (July 11th, 2007)
Windows Vista 64-bit Driver: ForceWare 162.22 (July 11th, 2007)

ATI (DirectX 9)
Radeon 1650
Radeon 1800
Radeon 1950

ATI (DirectX 10, requires Windows Vista)
None currently.

For R600 (Radeon HD2900, etc.) cards there is a hot fix from ATI:Click to expand...

the 7900 is showing in that list so it looks like it should work

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Any Idea or ETA for Lenovo Ideapad Y Series W/ New Nvidia Gtx 10 Series ( 1060 / 1070 / 1080 ) ? or New Intel i7 7th Gen Processors??

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How do i find the driver for Intel(R) Pentium(R) processor N- and J-series / Intel(R) Celeron(R) processor N- and J-series EHCI USB - 0F34

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will the 9 series make the $220 8800gts drop to something like $100 or will it still be $200?

A:Will the 9 series cards make the 8 series cards cheaper?

eventually, and then the 10 series will do the same to the 9 series, rinse and repeat. basically as long as its one of the fastest cards the gts will be expensive, when it becomes obsolete (relatively) its price will drop.

from the question i assume you are looking to upgrade, if you want to only spend $100 then i'd say your best bet is an OCed 7600 GT, lotsa bang for your buck, i can run FEAR with pretty high settings with just one of them.
but really, what are you looking for?

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I've heard the rumor that some components you ordered would cause delay (such as touch screen, RAID, etc.). Let's share some info here so we can understand what might have cause the delay.  To make the thread easy to read, please update your ogirinal post whenever the estimated shipping date was changed (instead of adding a new post to the thread).  Thanks! Here is an example: Model: P50 20ENCTO1WWOrder Date: 12/13/2015Original Est.: 1/14/201612/20/2015 Est: 1/21/201612/29/2015 Est: 1/28/2016...Processor     Intel Core i7-6700HQ    Color Sensor     No Color Sensor     Display     15.6 FHD IPS Non-TouchTotal memory     8GB DDR4 2133 SoDIMMRAID Setting     RAID0HDD Config     1TBHDDx2

A:P50/P70 shipping thread

I will just followup here: I order on April 6th with 64GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 1080 screen with Muti-touch and Pen Pro, i7-6700HQ CPU and M1000M GPU, along with a Storage Kit for the HDD cables. No RAID and other special configurations. It didn't allow me to pay in two credit cards by the system, a CSR was helping me on putting the order and he had restarted his program to complete my order by some reason at that time. Model: P50 20ENCTO1WWOriginal shipping date: April 7th, 2016.Original delivery date: April 14th, 2016.Shipping date Delayed to (on April 7th): April 15th, 2016.Delivery date Delayed to: April 23rd.Booking place: US. On April 9th, the Storage Kit was shown as "Cancelled" on the order status page and a couple of cancellation notification emails came before it for the system cancellation as well. Chatted with a CSR, there seemed to be an error on the order status page, and the order should be shipped. Waiting for more updates now.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------TPs own: X31 (2003), X61T, X200T, Tablet 2, P50 (2016); Win 7/8.1/10, Ubuntu8.04-16.04.

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I have a Netgear DG834GT wireless router which works fine with my PCs which have G series network adapters. But with my laptop with an N series network adapter the signal disconnected every 20 seconds then reconnected; this was only a problem using it at home – everywhere else it connected well. I solved this by using a G series PCMCIA when at home. So far so good.

Now my wife has been given a work laptop which has the same problem. She can’t use a PCMCIA because the laptop has been set to stop her installing the software. So… should we get an N series router? Is there any reason it wouldn’t let us both work PCMCIA-free? And if we should go ahead, any advice on what specs I should get or avoid?

A:Replacing G series router with N series router

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Is the nVidia 4200 ti series older than the nVidia FX series?
I am pretty sure the nVidia 4200 ti series is older than the nVidia FX series, but am not certain. Thanks in advance for any responses.

A:nVidia 4200 ti series vs. nVidia FX series

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So Dell made a really terrible decision.  They have a transparent strip in the power button for an LED light to indicate if the power is on.  A power indicator is a given in any laptop, no matter how cheap it is.  However, Dell in all of it's genius decided to not include an LED bulb on laptops up to the Inspiron 7000 Series, despite leaving a transparent slot for it.  Seriously, what happened to this brand?!?  Do children make these laptops now?
I want to fix this, as my laptop is no longer returnable and a power indicator is absolutely necessary.  So the only thing I can think of is replacing it with one from the 7000 Series somehow (with some help probably).
This is a Dell Inspiron 5559.  I also have an Inspiron 5547.  Not sure which exact 7000 model I should get the part for...
Are they compatible?
Is there an easier way? Like how Fn+H turns on the hard drive indicator?

A:Can I replace a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series power board with a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series power board?

The systems use different case and mainboard designs -- and may even be made by different companies.  The answer in all likelihood is no.
I don't think Apple has produced a Macbook with a power indicator -- the PC vendors are playing follow Apple.

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The winner will be decided in 2 PHASES.

This thread will be a NOMINATION THREAD.The 5 most nominated products from this thread will be considered for the POLL THREAD from Dec 15th to Dec 31st.

How many products can you nominate? : You can nominate atmost 2 products [only free]. It can be Antivirus or Internet security or Total Security products

This thread will be closed on 14-12-2015 and a new poll thread will be opened for the second phase from 15-12-2015 to 31-12-2015.

The WINNER will be declared on 1st Jan 2016.

(77 votes by 47 people)
Qihoo 360 (28)
Avast (19)
Avira (8)
Panda (8)
Comodo (4)
Fortinet (3)
AVG (2)
Bitdefender (2)
Sophos (2)
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You can also mention why you chose the product(s)........

A:Free Antivirus of the Year [2015] Nominations Thread

Avast Free
Panda Free

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Hi! I have a similar problem to that described in the previous thread, and I'm also reluctant to mess about with things too much! (System Info follows at the end...)

The story so far:

7 days ago, I had a blank screen shortly after installing and using Driver Booster 2.

I refreshed my laptop (Toshiba Satellite), installed about 15 MS security updates and shortly after got the BSOD for the first time and Windows re-started - about 4 times in 30 mins...

I then located and removed the Radeon HD 8330 driver. This obviously adversely affected the display (not good!) so I restored it.

Everything then ran fine and fast for 3 days (about 12 hours use) until yesterday when the BSOD reappeared and Windows re-started - about 4 times in 30 mins, just like before...

All OK so far today - but any help you can provide to kill the issue off would be really appreciated!

Cheers, Chaz

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 22 Model 0 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3526 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 8330, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238118 MB, Free - 186525 MB; D: Total - 238468 MB, Free - 238344 MB;
Motherboard: AMD, Larne
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

A:BSOD. System Thread Not Handled (atikmdag.sys) Feb 2015

Having read a similar thread started by Tomlincs on 13/02/15, I looked at

Having d/loaded AMD's Driver AutoDetect software, I installed the latest recommended driver for W8.1 64 bit Radeon HD 8338 driver.

Since doing this 48 hrs ago I've not had a BSOD and all seems to be running smoothly.

I think it's to soon to say problem solved - I will come back and update either way...


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Hey guys,

Hope you're all well, been a while since I was posting. However hope you can help me here.

I recently purchased a new ATI R9 200 series. However when outputting through HDMI the speakers make a 'clicking' sound. It's not rhythmic or in time with anything on the screen. I have the latest drivers installed.

Anyone have any ideas?



A:ATI R9 200 Series

Try adjusting volume settings. I had a similar thing with my R9 285

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hi people, my miss has only gone and brought a eee pc series (asus 701) with out even telling me she fort she was getting a bargin for £60 second hand, wot a fool she is, ive got it in front of me now and they installed windows xp2 on b4 they sold her it, ive done a driver scan and theres 96 updates that need to done, i havent got a clue if its a clone copy or anything i was thinking would it be best if i just did a clean installation of windows xp3 (boot from usb witch i havent got a clue how to do) or shall i just let it update its self ? PLEASE HELP . she brought this for my 8 year old daughter for Christmas aswell. ive told her to get the money back but she wont. THANKS IN ADVANCE GUYS, (and another thing is i have no usb cd drive to attach to it to boot windows from) it all boots up fine its just all these update what need doing.

A:eee pc series

If it currently has Windows XP SP2 installed, you need to install the SP3 upgrade before you do a custom scan at Windows Update/Microsoft Update.

A custom scan will probably display over 100 post-SP3 high priority updates.


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Hey everyone. I currently have a GTX 580 and I want to upgrade that. I was going to get a GTX 770 but I'm now considering waiting for the GTX 800 series. Is it worth waiting for the 800's and when do you think it will be released?

A:GTX 800 series?

Well supposedly it's coming next year, but since crystal balls don't exist who knows exactly when, maybe in Q1 maybe not, maybe way longer,or if they'll be delayed even further, or how good they'll really be, or if they'll have bugs, or how much they'll cost. If anyone really knows at this point they are not likely allowed to disclose details beyond what I'm sure you've searched on Google otherwise they'd lose their job; and even what may be known now may change as changes and delays happen all the time.

In the end, it's up to you, if you need a new or better card now, buy now, if you want to wait there will always be another generation or series in the works, if the wait is confirmed to be short then sometimes waiting a bit is not a big deal, when the wait is longer waiting may not make sense.

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The CD-ROM of my Mainboard can't be read by windows 7.
What can i do?

My mainboard is ASUS P45 and the CD-ROM is P5Q Series

A:P5Q Series

You could go to the motherboard web site and download whatever you need. What exactly are you needing that Windows 7 can't read?

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My HP PSC 700 Series All-in-one printer shows "HP printer disconnected". I have uninstalled and re-installed software, but it doesn't help. Does anyone know if there is a FIX for this problem?

A:hp psc 700 Series All-In-One

That so called software, Isit packaged with the printer?
If not, maybe u have the wrong drivers installed or the drivers aren't up-to-date?

Hope that Helps~


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I've had my P50 for a while now, and I keep coming back to the Lenovo website from time to time, looking at various accessories that I think I'd like to pick up.  However, Lenovo still doesn't list the P-Series in their drop-down menues when trying to tell them which machine you have. Are we supposed to just tell them we have W-Series, and hope we're not asking for a Docking Station, that won't be compatible between the P and W series systems? Does anyone else find it odd, that Lenovo is "hiding" things about the P-Series laptops? Thanks for the input!

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Hope someone can offer some insight. I see where many, if not all the brands, Asus, MSI, etc. have guys asking for vBIOS updates in various forums to solve problems with display. What is the general incompatibility issue? Any light that can be shed is appreciated

A:AMD R Series GPU's

EClyde said:

Hope someone can offer some insight. I see where many, if not all the brands, Asus, MSI, etc. have guys asking for vBIOS updates in various forums to solve problems with display. What is the general incompatibility issue? Any light that can be shed is appreciatedClick to expand...

It depends on what you are referring to, there is not real issues with the R series GPU's in terms of display output. Most of the associated problems people are having involve a few things:

Some of the 4k monitors (The AOC for instance) use a very odd way to refresh which caused the display to flicker on the R9 series GPU's which was resolved in a recent patch.

Some high refresh displays using DP

and some others

However I would not worry, most of the problems if any are fixed via patches and catalyst revisions. If the manufacturer has to update something like the this its normally involves something like with their own software or certain things in environments not working together properly. I would not worry, I have done nothing to my PowerColor R9 290X trio and they all work great.

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I know.......another question about which gfx card...blah blah blah.....
Sorry guys, but I just have to ask...
I have my eye on a 'Gainward GeForce 4 PowerPack Ultra 750 128mb 8x xp Golden Sample TI-4800SE' which I can get reasonably cheap £88 (UK)
Is this a good choice (am currently using a GF3 Ti200 64MB) or should I look to a mid range GF FX 5 series, or even a Radeon in the same sort of price range.........trying to get the best for as little as possible, shortage of cash...
I like to play UT2003/C&C General/Mohaa + Spearhead and a few others.
Using XP Pro-Abit KR7A-512MB DDR.
I would be very grateful for your thoughts/opinions...........even if you just say "use Google !!!" etc.......................

A:GF4 or FX series ?

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I GOt a think pad I series of ebay for 10 because it was good for parts/may be fixable i want to start rebuilding laptops its
model: 2611-410
CPU: pentium MMX,Speed unknown
Ram: Unknown, 128+ suspected (switched for a 128mb ram chip i had not quite sure if its in the right place)
Hard Drive: UNknown( dont care at the moment my goal is to get it to boot a linux live boot cd)
screen Size: 12inch
Optical drive: CD rom, possibly RW
power adapter: None(used one i had laying around)

Those are from ebay listing... except for things in brackets.

But to the problem at hand i thought ill try and put in 128mb ram throw in a linux live boot cd that only needs 16mb but when clicking power button i see nothing on screen just black my first thought because i could hear stuff was maybe the screen is dissconected but im not sure tell me if theres anything i need or if i need to open up and look around...

A:think pad I series.

a quick look at the rams the 2 original were 32mb and 64mb but does anyone know what to doo?

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Is anyone else experiencing this?  Clients, specifically on the West Coast, are experiencing BSOD in reference to "display driver" when they browse to
Windows7 64 bit
IE 11 32 bit

A:8/2015, clients experiencing BSOD browsing - a thread from May is unanswered

The problem has been tricky to track down, but I finally got my hands on an affected machine and noted the file causing the BSOD (atikmpag.sys). This led me to confirm what others believed
was the issue; the ATI video driver. If the machine is a 990 model - then download the AMD-Catalyst-15.7.1-Without-DOTnet45-Win7-64bit for those running Win7 64 bit.
For any other models, go to the AMD site and download
the necessary drivers:
More than likely it was a combo failure between either the newest Flash update, a MSFT update, and then the video driver no longer being compatible at this point.

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This is my first laptop and I'm having trouble. Okay, first off i got my laptop connected to my router and it worked fine for about 2 months. Then, when i take it over my mom's house and try to use her router to connect to the Internet, but it doesn't work. So, i come back home thinking i can get back on the Internet, but i can't.

Please help me.

Things gone wrong:
1. wireless connection wizard says i can't create a wireless connection
2. when i click view all available wireless networks it says none are available in range when i know there are
3. in the network setup wizard it says my wireless connection hardware is not connected
4. message will pop up saying 1 or more wireless networks detected and the same thing happens in 2
Help would be greatly appreciated

A:Help!!! Series of Problems

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I need to order a part for my desktop p6115y Pavilion tower. I have the product number and SN number but no where can I find the series number in order to order the part. What is the series number? I would truly appreciate this. I need to order a power on/off switch.thank youlinda

View Solution.

A:hp p6115y what series is it?

Hi: Here is the parts list for your specific model PC... I don't see a power on/off switch, unless it is the Power LED holder assembly Part # 499769-ZH1  Here is a link with a picture so you can get an idea what the above part is. I'm sure you can get it cheaper elswhere though.  HP sells the part for $35.00. HP parts store...

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Ok. Here is my problem guys.

Before I ran the CCleaner program, (which just cleans out the system a bit) I used to be able to go to websites and when I clicked a video link, it would play it right in the same window. Now, after I ran the CCleaner program, when I go to the same website, the video link will open a whole new window and play. Now, its using windows media player 9 to view these clips. So I know that working fine. I just want it back to normal, so I can view the clip on the same page.

A:A question With IE6 + WMP 9 Series

Chek your setting in your Internet Options.

Open IE and click on Tool/Properties.
Click on Advanced tab and scroll down to Multimedia section.
Look to see which boxes are checked regarding the setting you want for viewing within web pages.

Drop a line back if it does not fix your problem.

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Hey, i got this disc in from Windows IT Pro magazine, and it says "Springboard Series".

Does anyone know what this is? I can't find info on the net, and i lt a friend borrow the magazine.


A:What is the SpringBoard Series?

See this article. Particularly the last paragraph .

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so my 7800 gt is dying on me and i think it's time for a new vid card. I was thinking about a 9600 gt i believe is the name and my friend told me i should not get that. he said i should proly try to ge an 8800 gts or the 9800 gtx. i'm not sure which one would be the better way to go. are they both similar in performance or do you guys think i shoudl bite the bullet and get the 9800.

A:geforce 9 or 8 series

From the reviews I have seen lately(PC magazine),the 9800 is the
best performing card ever made.

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So, where do I begin? It all started a few days ago when I booted up my computer like any other day and about 12 minutes later I suddenly get a message within my tool bar area that says something along the lines of, "system 32/"" "'/"' "'/.exe is corrupt". It said to run the "dskchk" application. I sent in the error report to Microsoft where it then sent me a link to the the help page. It said to open up the command prompt and enter I believe "dskchk" then press enter. After that it said to enter another series of commands which I can't quite remember unfortunatley. After that my computer restarted in order to diagnose the problem I believe.

After all that happened my computer restarted but then suddenly gave me the "disk boot error, please insert system disk" problem. Like an idiot I sorta jumped the gun and I think I installed another copy of Windows XP on the hard drive. So now when I boot up my computer there are two versions of Windows XP to choose from. The first one works and is a bare bones version with none of my precious files on it. The second one is what I believe has all my files and everything that I would like to get back. However, it will not let me into that copy of Windows XP.

What the hell did I do and is there any way to save my files?

A:A series of problems.

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I have two D-Link DIR-655 XTreme-N Gigabit Wireless Routers. Pretend, for my explanation, that there is no wireless activity, because that's not where the problem is.

My cable modem is downstairs, connected to the first Router (I'll call it "Router A").
Router A is connected to a few systems, and the router upstairs ("Router B").
Router B is connected to a few systems.
No systems upstairs can connect to the intenet, I believe because of a communication error between the two routers. Internet works fine downstairs.

So to summarize Router A can find and access the internet, but Router B, connecting through Router A cannot. I thought that the upstairs router would be able to access through another router the same as any other connection, but it can't for some reason.

I want to find out how to run these two routers in series so that I can have mulitple connections in each end of the house. Can anyone give me some insight into how to set this up?

A:Two Routers in series

Each of your routers need to be setup individually, and not through each other.
Once setup, plug the one router into the other. You should have no problems.
But your system would be happier with a switch or even a hub.
Are Router A and B the same brand? When each is used alone, do you get the same readings? Do you have VPN? or other security that could be blocking the second router out?

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this computer which is a gateway series model #2900490 is having some problems. when i turn the computer it freezes up at startup. It has a operating system of windows XP with 512 mb,and 80 gigibits hard drive. And also i have seen the blue screen once or twice, but when i restart it, it will start normal. i don't know why but it will freeze up every other time when i turn it on. I do have a virus protection (AVG) and i have donloaded all the windows updates that it is required by windows updates. I also downloaded all the drivers and utilities from the gateway site.I also downloaded GTWUPD to scan the computer and also microsoft fix it and still i have this problem. Iv'e down the CHKDSK to check the hard drive. Please help


A:Gateway 310 series

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I'm waiting on the next nVidia series of cards, (GTX 380?) as my 8800GTX is still ok for the minute.

Does anyone know when the next release is? I'm guessing around July?...

Just intrigued, because I want to make a monster PC in the summer!

Cheers guys,


A:Next nVidia series? (GTX 380?)

The earliest news on nVidia usually shows up here:,1/Graphics-Cards,4/

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I purchased a new Dell in December that had Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1 already installed. Also installed was Norton anti-virus. All went well until the Norton free 30 day ended and I downloaded a trial version Norton 360, which I believe was version 3.0

I began to notice a slow down in internet response. This was followed by simply having the internet stop working with the error message indicating this. When I would hit a search from google, I would often be taken to a totally different site not related to the original request. Finally, at times when I hit the icon for Explorer, nothing happens and I need to reboot the computer to get this to work.

I contacted Norton and took all Norton products off the computer using their removal tool and installed PC Tools Spyware Doctor with Anti virus as I had a remaining computer on the initial subscription I maintain with serveral other computers in the house.

Since removing Norton, there has been some improvement but all problems continue. I sent PC tools yesterday a scan of my computer to have them search for malaware. No response back as of this writing.

I am open to any ideas and could not find anything totally on point searching the various threads.


A:A series of problems

Hi and welcome to TSF have you cleaned out internet explorer,use the tools button on the upper right handside then internet options and delete the browsing history,also run the clean up tool in system tools and defrag let us know how it goes

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So about 3months ago my laptop broke so i wonder what if i tripy investing on upgrading my hp 3400 pro (desktop) than repairing my laptop.... So i was wondering... Can i insert a video card on my hp desktop? I dont know if its integrated or not but plsss i really need help and im really a noob

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Lately I've been messing around trying to have two routers run in series. I have a Wireless-G Linksys and a Wired Network Anywhere Linksys router. Can anyone help me out. Please explain as simple as you can.

A:How to run two routers in series

By default Linksys routers are (IP) (within the setup page of your Router)

But you can't have two same IP addresses, so therefore you must change one of the Linksys routers to (lets say)

Both routers are also probably set up as DHCP, but to make this work only the Router connected to the Internet line should have DHCP enabled

Therefore the Router connected to the computer should have DHCP disabled

Once the two IP are confirmed different
And once DHCP is enabled Only at the Internet end

Then it's just a matter of connecting the ethernet cables up, and testing online.

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Hello I got my Len ovo c series all in one computer back in may went to turn it on, no screen CD ROM works good ,fan was running nothing horrible just black screen keyboard had no light mouse had a light. Any troubleshoot suggestions? I think I should still be under manufacturers warranty.

A:Lenovo c series please help

Try unplugging the machine, and holding the power button for 30 seconds to clear the CMOS. Then, plug it back in and see if it'll work. If not, try to continously press F11 and F12 during boot up. If that doesn't work, you may need to contact Lenovo support because it seems like the display may be defective since fans and CD ROM is running. for support chat and phone.   

I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. I'm a volunteer; I don't work for Lenovo.

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I bought an I Series 1171-91u 8 years ago.  I tripped over the cord while I was charging my battery and busted to power input off the motherboard.  I got a new motherboard from Impact Computers and although it is a 1300i, I am unable to determine which one it is.  I tried to use auto detect from Support, but it would not detect my system. How do I get that number?  How can I find out which one I have so I can update my BIOS, I am having some problems and I can't get any good support from the supplier.  Thanks in advance.Samain 

A:How to tell I Series Mobo

Hi Samain, Welcome to the forum!  Sorry for such a late reply, but there should be a label somewhere on the systemboard, generally near the ram slot that will have a FRU number on it.

T61,T42(x2)T41,T40(x2),R40,T30(x2),T23(x3),T21,T20,X20,A31,A21M,600/E/X(multiples of each),770X,i1400(x2),760XL,760ED(x2 w/base),380XD,755CD,750P,360P,365X,560X,701C/CS,730T,PS/Note

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I'm not entirely sure what the root of the problem is here, so excuse me if I post this in the wrong section.

I recently built myself a rig with the help of guys. Specs are:

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
intel i7-860 cpu
diamond 5870
Asus p7p55d mobo
corsair 550w psu
2x2gb corsair 1333 ddr3 ram
intel 80gb ssd
WD black 500gb hdd

The series of problems is explained in detail in this thread (problems start at post ~24).

Cliff's notes on the bugs/problems that lead me to where I am now:

- wasn't sure when to switch (as suggested) my config from sata to ahci, and did so in the bios during the first reboot of the windows 7 install. From what I was told I should have done it before the install of the OS?

- after installing the OS, the PC wouldn't get past the 'loading windows' screen until I detached the secondary drive and formatted it after a proper boot-up

- installed several programs (firefox, games, etc)

- pc crashed during assassin's creed 2, showing a BSoD error that was too quick for me to read/take a photo of. On reboot, it would give me the option of starting windows normally (would only crash/reboot), or repairing windows (which would give me this BSoD):

Uploaded with

- for whatever reason, one time the system repair seemed to work, giving me this error report on boot-up:


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ... Read more

A:Series of problems with new rig

Hi and welcome to TSF 0x1a error code is related to memory management which could indicate a ram problem,the next 0x6b Bug Check 0x6B: PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
The PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED bug check has a value of 0x0000006B. This bug check indicates that the initialization of the Microsoft Windows operating system failed.

The following parameters appear on the blue screen.

Parameter Description
1 The NT status code that caused the failure
2 Reserved
3 Reserved
4 Reserved

Any part of the disk subsystem can cause the PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED bug check, including bad disks, bad or incorrect cables, mixing different ATA-type devices on the same chain, or drives that are not available becuase of hardware regeneration.

This bug check can also be caused by a missing file from the boot partition or by a driver file that a user accidentally disabled in the Drivers tab.
If you can get to your desktop please try to follow the instructions here and attach to your next post

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Rumor has it that XP cannot print to Laserjet 4 by HP. Is this true?

A:XP with Laserjet 4 series

looks like they kinda work.

from HP's support site.

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Hiya there.
I recently installed Catalyst 7.10 software for my awful god awful graphics card which i wish to burn.) I installed for the purpose that it was taking 256mb from my system memory and was causing me to really lag up in Guild Wars- So i went on to the Integrated Graphics-UMA Frame Buffer section and from a drop down list where it was set to 256mb i tried it with 32, 64 and 128mb settings and clicked apply but everytime they reset to 256mb. This was quite frustrating as you can image. Any suggestions would be appreciated cheers and btw does changing the screen resolution mean that i wont lag as less on gw since im on 1024x768 i think and i should be on 800x600 and what about the refresh rate? thanks

Many Thanks for your time.

A:aTi Xpress 200 Series help please.

Best for you to get on the internet and do some research of your equipment. It's fun to look up all of your components. At the same time these questions will all be answered. When you go to New Egg and Tiger Direct, you can read their specifications page: there's a lot of info there. I am going to look up your video card for the hack of it after this post. It sounds like it's an old one. Good luck in your Google'ing.

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I'm trying to connect a Hp Jornada 540 to my desktop pc using an external ir device, but for some reason the handheld won't recognise the pc and vice versa. I know both devices do detect each other because the ir light flashes as though it is trying to connect but no joy! Both ir devices work as they have been tested with a mobile phone.
Any help will be appreciated

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Hello,  I own an HP ENVY All-In-One 23-q128  I received notification telling me that Intel WLAN Driver For Microsoft Windows 10 was available. The process was going fine until the actual installation started. I waited about an hour or two for it to complete, but it didn't. I started a new installation and went out for like 4 hours, came home, and it still hadn't installed. Am I doing something wrong?  Thank you.

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I recently build a new computer using a KT6V MS-7021 ATX Mainboard. When I attempt to boot it up, it errors out. The board has an optional Diagnostic LED on the back. The LED lights up with 4 red lights which it says:

System Power ON
The D-LED will hang if the processor isdamaged or not installed properly.

I'm using a brand new Processor, in fact I even tried a second new processor that still caused the same problem. I'm thinking its something else causing the computer to hang. And other ideas are suggestings to what might be the cause would be apreicated.


A:KT6V series MB help

Is that MSI Products? you should read their FAQs. Please tell us your system specification in brief in here..

Thanks, Lucan

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Como to think of it, both HP and Dell have kind of entertaining and marginally convincing videos/case studies of companies using their workstations (Dell with I think some photographer and a car manufacturer; HP with some 4k video producer). is it me or Lenovo P series does not have an analog video campaign of people/industries using their workstations? I for one, would find such case studies interesting.  edited:sorry; just found a few...(mod, delete at will). 

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Hello. I am new here and I am experiencing some strange pop-ups. Also, sometimes when I perform searches and click on links, I am taken to completely different sites other than the ones that I asked for.

They started randomly appearing yesterday. Here are the addresses. I made them un-clickable and the second address is too long to post.

I have Microsoft Antiviruspro 2009. I have run it twice and nothing has been detected. Could I be infected?

Thank you for your time.

A:Series of Strange Pop-ups

Hello, First If you have this Microsoft Antiviruspro 2009 and that is it's name I believe you installed a Rogue application and we need to remove it.So let's run this scan and get a log,thanks.Next run MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.36) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick S... Read more

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Dear HP community: Hello, and a pleasant day. I am having trouble determining what series is my HP Pavilion G6. Viewing the BIOS, my Product number is: A1Z40EA#ABZ. And using this Product number this website give me the model:  HP Pavilion g6-1267sl Notebook PC I wonder what sereis this model belongs to, is it 1000 series? 1200? The reason for this is because I want to purcahse certain parts in this laptop (the lid, and the palm-rest) Please advise.   Warm regards, Mark

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Hi all, I don't know if it is even possible anymore, but back in the day of the T40, the expresscard slot (or PC card slot?  I don't know what the difference is, if any) could hold many things, including a GPU.  (I even remember discussion of this back when the T510 was new.)  What can the modern Expresscard slot hold?  Can it still effectively mount a GPU?  A card reader isn't necessary with the SD slot underneath it. What do you guys use it for on you laptops (preferably P series, but any would do.) Thanks.

-----------IBM T40: XP PRO SP3, 14.1" 4:3 display, 512MB DDR RAM, 40GB HDD, ThinkLight, DVD.Lenovo Ideacentre H215: AMD Athlon II X2 215, 500GB HDD, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 64-bit Win7, AMD 760G.

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I really hate to ask this, but what is the difference between these cards?
I'm looking for a replacement to a 9100 (8500LE I beleive) and want to stay under $150 (or so). I don't need the fastest of the 9600 series, just the best bang for the buck.
I see that there is a 9600SE, 9600, 9600Pro and a 9600XT (I think that is the price order) starting from around $70 up to about $200 (big price spread for the same number.
128MB for memory is ok and it has to have a DVI out along with a VGA out.
Without spending a day or two looking through all the tests any input or would a slightly older 9500 or 9700 be within what I'm looking for?

When I got my 9100 I was considering a 9500, but price stopped that choice. I don't want to sopund cheap, but I have a hard time justfying much over $150 for a video card!

A:9600 series; which one?

Stay away from the 9600SE. It is a severly crippled card. The memory bus has like half the bandwidth of any of the other cards you listed which is very important. Any of the other cards are good but I think the XT is supposed to be the best performance wise.

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sometimes, 98 opens fine, 1st time

more often, you get: when switch laptop on, you just get no-where, with irriatating messages:

'error' then it lists these numbers: 00173

at the bottom offers 'ok' or 'cancel'

neither of which get you to 98 anyway
pressing cancel lists those numbers again, with NO options to exit or cancel, etc, & no mouse (mouse is on 1st screen mentioned)

doesn't respond to ctrl, alt delete at this stage have to switch off manually

if you slect the 'ok' (instead of cancel) at the 'error' prompt (the 1st screen which comes up after switch on) it gives you a date check screen, & time etc
& only 'ok' or 'cancel' at bottom

if you select 'ok' it re-boots then offers yet another screen (still no 98) thsi one says: 'off' with an arrow pointing towards word 'on' to which I assumed it is asking me to switch off then on again? no mouse here either

if you switch off, then on again, THIS DOES ENTER 98 OK

how do I stop this silly error sequence prior to 98 screen? by the way, no probs running windows I don't think it is the o/s

when you 1st switch on, top left screen says: 064960ok
with 192 directly below

words: ibm top rt & thinkpad bottom left

but even if you shut windows down correctly it brings the error messages above, sometimes with just 192 but oth... Read more

A:ibm thinkpad 600 series

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We just had another thunderstorm here. I couldn't turn on the PC when I got home 'cuz of
it. My pc, like me, is allergic to voltage spikes. I develop severe allergic reactions to hi voltage/amperage.

I have a half a dozen of the $5 surge suppressors layin' around here. I've seen some that go for $205, with protection guarantee, and am wonderin' if the $5 SS'ers, plugged in, IN SERIES, will give the same degree of protection???

A:multiple SS in series...

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I am having a problem with this printer.
The program works well except when i wont to print from the web it will only print two thirds of the page [from left to right] I reistalled it several times.if i go to IE -file-print preview most pages will print 2/3 of the pagein color others will print full page background all in white rearanged text.
Is it the program,setting is it me or is it garbage Tks

A:ph 1500 all in one series-help

check your ink levels or maybe your IE is your headache. Try to reinstall your IE.

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Hey all,

I've currently got a second-hand 7950GT which had a voltage inductor break off, meaning I'm going to have to restructure the fans [they will no longer work on the card itself]. This came at a time where I've been overclocking, trying to decrease temperatures, etc.

I'm wondering if, for performance in DX9 games, two 256MB LeadTek 7950GTs in SLi would beat a single 8800GT / 8800GTS / 8800GTX?

I don't have Vista and I don't play DX10 games...yet. For the time being, would paying for a 7950GT at half the price of an 8800GTX and running the two cards in SLi give me a performance advantage?

I could then wait until prices fall on a 8800GTX.


A:2x 7950GT or 1x 8-series?

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Can't get my scanner to work...reinstalled, checked config. - all okay. Says.."cannot detect". It's plugged in...worked last week. It's a 6200 series scanner not a 600 series. I need to learn how to proof...Thanks for any ideas ya'll may have...The exact error message I'm getting is - SORRY, SCANNER COULD NOT BE INITIALIZED. [SCANNER NOT FOUND]

[This message has been edited by JennyP (edited 09-29-2000).]

[This message has been edited by JennyP (edited 09-29-2000).]

A:HP ScanJet 600 series

I'm assuming that it does have power and that the scanner is on correct?
First disconnect the scanner and reconnect to ensure proper connection. To wit, a visual inspect is not good enough...
Also, when you reinstalled did you do a complete uninstall first? If not do that. Else, you are really just adding a new layer of paint over the old cracking layer, eh?

Don't know much about your series...I'll go look, but is it USB or no? Anyway, keep us posted...

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does anyone have any info on these cards, i would like to see the 8800GTS drop to at lest 200 when the GeForce 9 Series come out this November. price for the GeForce 9800 GTX will be 549-649 USD. price for the GeForce 9800 GTS will be 399-449 USD. i would like to know more about these cards

A:GeForce 9 Series

Nobody knows for sure but it's probably not the 9000 series. It looks like it's going to be the 8700GT and 8700GTS. Good cards (exactly what I need) but they will be between the 8600GTS and 8800GTS 320.

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Hello newbie here, my hard drive has 'locked' so it says , the hard drive came preloaded with windows 7 home, my question is,if I install a new hard drive and use my Lenovo recovery disc will I be able to install Windows 7, sorry if I seem to be a nummie but this is all new to me as I am a 'silver surfer'. Thanks for any help.

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Does anyone know why;

My old mum got a Asus FM3 laptop with Vista. It has been a nightmare, locking, restoring etc. so as my dad can help (he has Xp on his) I wiped and installed XP Pro sp2 and downloaded all drivers needed from asus.

Problem is everytime I restart the logo etc comes up bright then as all is done the screen goes off (you can just see it).
To make it come back you need to press Blue FN and F7 LCD on then is all fine till restart.

Is there a way to make it just load as normal as she will not see this as an improvement.

A:Asus FM3 series lcd off

Sorry but did not feel the need to make a new post.

The other problem is that audio does not work. I cannot find a driver, is this the end do I go back to vista!

Surely a vista laptop can do xp pro!

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Laptop: Asus K55a Windows 8 64bit

Ok, so last night I spilled a drink over my laptop and I immediately took the battery out, flipped over to avoid anymore spilling and cleaned what I could with a paper towel. Then I took the entire back and keyboard off and dried everything I could with a microfiber cloth (it was barely wet, but just wanted to make sure).

I disconnected the power strip, touchpad strip, and the (i think) keyboard strip. (the biggest strip of the 3)
I booted about a hour ago after reconnecting the 3 and there's a black piece on each that clamps them all down, the largest one has fallen off (I don't see any pieces broken though) - does it re-attach with ease?

When I booted it was fine, but whenever I typed my password: a= aj, j=j\ etc...any idea why?
So I proceeded to take the keyboard off again and try reattaching it (the strips basically).

Now when I boot it says to insert a bootable media drive and press a key again
So its gone from keys not working properly to it won't boot period (other than giving me that error) and I think I've broken a piece

Largest problem: getting that strip to stay in there properly and fix the detached black clamping piece
Minor (for now): why the keys are acting the way they do


A:Series of issues

I can't help you with the "clamping pieces", but the key's are doing that because there will still be residue in the KB and possibly the Board inside. How long did you leave until turning it back on again? typically, electronic devices such as laptops/smartphones should be stored in very dry places after a good drying and then start up after at least 5 days+ In my opinion anyway.. I've had some success after 2 soakings.

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This laptop was new April 2003. Was working well (with one excpetion having to do with the CD drive) until a couple days ago. Battery is fully charged and machine is usually run from AC.

Cursor started freezing requiring shutdown and restart from power button. That happened while online as well as offline.

Then restart from power button started to fail to restart the machine: button worked sometimes to restart the computer, did not work on others. Letting it sit awhile sometimes changed a "no restart" event into a "restart without trouble and as usual" event.

Now pressing the power button lights up system status indicators just below screen for a mini second, the hard drive starts to move (there's sound under the keyboard for as long as the lights are on), then the hard drive sound stops and all of the lights go out except what I think (I'm not sure) is the hibernation status light and the AC power light.

Pressing and holding the power button again shuts down the hibernation light and leaves the AC power light on. The screen during all of this is black.

I looked in the Service and Troubleshooting Guide. Startup problems discussed there suggest using the Access IBM button if the operating system does not start. Have tried that: does not work because the trouble shooting directions tell me to use the Access IBM button when the laptop starts and a prompt is displayed on the screen to interrupt start up, and then choose a utilities page for hel... Read more

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Right, I had been debating with myself whether or not I'm going to get one of these monsters, when I discovered that I'll need to upgrade my power supply. Having asked around a bit, I was told I'd be wanting in upwards of 650W, which sounds like an awful lot. I don't want to have matched the cost of my new graphics card in electricity bills within the year, afterall.

But imagine my suprise when I read in a review that the GTS version (which I was considering) only requires 400W, while the GTX requires 450. Can anyone sort this out for me once and for all? What are the actual power requirements?

A:GeForce 8 series

It depends a lot on the amps on the 12V rail.

Appearing at
As far as power requirements go, the GeForce 8800GTS will require a minimum 400 watt power supply (with 12V current rating of 26A). The GeForce 8800GTX will require a minimum 450 watt power supply (with 12V current rating of 30A) and you can double those numbers when you start talking about SLI.Click to expand...

Personally, I'd use at least a 500 or 550 watt power supply for the 8800GTS and GTX, respectively; but you may be able to get away with what the article says. It also depends on hard drives, etc. With graphics monsters like that, too, I'd use only power supplies from a select few vendors, such as Corsair, PC Power & Cooling, SeaSonic, Antec, Enermax, or FSP. That's about all I can think of for now.

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Aren't some of the Intel 845 graphics processors based on the AGP platform?

A:845 Series Question

Yes. But the AGP slot only runs at 4x. That wont be an issue with an older card though.

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I have downloaded a whole series of something, and converted them ready to burn, each episode has several files in it. How do I burn the whole series of episodes onto one disc? I just cant seem to do it, have tried clicking and draggng the individual episodes into one file and burning that, it doesnt work, (am prob bein really thick, sorry) have tried with Nero and NTI ( I prefer NTI), what am I doing wrong please?
Emz xx

A:Series Burn To Dvd

Found a guide that will walk you through.

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hi i have a hp 11o desktop pccan someone ples tell me how to boot from a memstick ples

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Hello I am new to Tech Support Guy and hope someone can help. Sometimes when downloading using uTorrent my download speed disappears completely. Why is this and what can I do about it? Thanks.

A:downloading TV series

as you are new and recently signed up - you should have read the rules and agreed to them
you would have seen we are unable to help with utorrents

closing post
P2P and File Sharing - We do not support P2P file sharing applications or web sites where the aim or much of the content is illegally shared copyrighted music, videos, or other files. This includes torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. Any threads requesting help for such will be closed. Obviously, this does not include legitimate sites like YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Metacafe, etc, that have a strong content policing policy. If you're interested in the topic of P2P, you are free to discuss it on our site, but information on how to use these services will not be provided.Click to expand...

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2 days ago, my computer was running nominal and there was no problem until i downloaded TAP 32 and SecurityKiss. I have a bad habit of force shutting down computer by the power switch. When I rebotted, I had a BSOD. So That was that i chkdsk /p and fixboot. When I Reboot, i get the windows defender error, the rpc error and another error. Up to today these are the problems i faced:

-Software errors
-Taskbar missing or if its visible it doest show the running programs
-Audio Doesnt Work
-Error 711 that deals with internet connection
-Error 1048
-I cannot get connected to some servers like i used to do
-System Restore cannot start

I want to fix this as quick as possible because i have very much important documents to process in 2 days time. Thanks In Advance.

Dell Insirpon 1501 (June 30, 2007)
os: Windows XP SP3
Processor: AMD Turion
Graphics Card: ATI Raedon
HDD: 160GB
RAM: 256KB

A:Series Of Errors

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If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Hi Friends,
More than a week ago i have not been able to use my HP 600B series Desktop with serial number-TRF2310LFZ,Product number-B5G17A\BH5 and system BIOS-CO2_712.ROM v7.12.It displays error message-"No boot disk found or disk failed" on a dark screen.

Please how may I resolve this?


A:HP 600B series

sounds like the HD failed. You should probably hit the HP website for that machine and get a hard drive diagnostic test......but it sounds like that one is cooked.

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Right was just looking up some graphics cards for a customer and im wonering how is the 9 series thats supposed to run all games on high settings a lot cheaper than the 8800GTS/GTX/Ultra.?


A:9 series gfx cards.?

Yeah, it is cheaper but it is not better than the 8800 GT/GTS//GTX/Ultra. Price and perfomance wise, it is a great buy but if you're a serious gamer, why not buy an nVidia 8800 GT. I think that it is more powerful and offers more value for money. The ATi Radeon HD 3870 is also worth checking out.

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So, does anyone have any links or info on the New Nvidia 55nm tech.

I know that they are planning to release the GTX200 series on a new 55nm Fab. and that they will probably release a GTX260b and 280b. or some people are saying a 300 and 320. or something like that.

So does anyone have some links, or good info, other than some 1 liners saying that NV is planning to make them. Like any release dates. or what not. I've heard that they are going to silently release them RIGHT after ATI releases there new 4870x2 and they are going to drop some "Good" new 55nm cards that will be very competitive yet single card solution.

the 4870x2 is supposed to be out August 12-13th give or take. So hopefully we see some NV Green soon after that. or the next day would sure rain on there parade.

So ya, let me know what you all think, and share your info and news with everyone.


A:New GTX200b series...??

I haven't heard nothing on Nvidia's die shrink for their chips.

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who has this computer, i want you to create a recovery disk for me and send me the files on it plz, very urgent.

A:HP Dv7-4000 series

Hi contact hp they will be able to provide discs for you for a small fee

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I am new here so please pardon if i violate any rules of this forums.
well,i just purchased dell vostro,1088 notebook,with display drivers ati mobility radeon 4300 series.well i just installed some games like war3,need for speed etc.i experienced a black border at sides of my screen.i tried installing latest updates from ati website but none of them works.even 10.4 gets installed but nothing really happens after the reboot.i tried all the posibility i could and looking for help here.thanks in advance:

A:ccc for ati 4300 series

Due to the fact that notebook manufacturers modify their INF files, you can't just grab the latest drivers from ATI directly. You'll need to use modified drivers.

You can use this: ATI MobilityModder -
Or you can try: Welcome to | Official Home of the ATI and NVIDIA Omega Drivers, PC Gaming Drivers and News!

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It takes 6 minutes to boot my PC (Dell Dimension 4600 series, Windows XP) after I installed above printer. After windows logo appeared a cursor starts blink on the blank screen and stays there about six minutes. But If I removed the USB cable that connect the printer this does not happened. help.

A:HP 7300 Series All in one

Chandare said:

It takes 6 minutes to boot my PC (Dell Dimension 4600 series, Windows XP) after I installed above printer. After windows logo appeared a cursor starts blink on the blank screen and stays there about six minutes. But If I removed the USB cable that connect the printer this does not happened. help.Click to expand...


My name is Todd and I work at Dell's corporate headquarters. My team works with customers via blogs and forums. I saw your post and wanted to see if I could help.

Have you tried any other USB devices in that port to see if it happens with any other devices and isn't specific to the HP printer?

You may also want to go into your system setup (F2 during startup) and check the boot settings for the system. That system may be incorrectly trying to boot from a USB device and until it isn't able to it "hangs".

Let me know if other devices have the same problem or if you've been able to resolve the problem.

Thank you,


Customer Advocate
Dell, Inc

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Information about video cards AMD Radeon HD 7000 | System Diary Technology News Blog

- all change..!!

A:AMD 7000 series on the way..

sounds like i'll be waiting on one of the real high end 7900 series

Im not going to get a new gpu for a while anyway ,Im waiting on the Bulldozer cpu

Then a new card and the board im useing i wonder how much more it is going to be improved

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I am running Windows 7 build 7000, and I am having trouble trying to get my video card to work. The card is an ATI 7000 series VE PCI. It is recognized only as a standard VGA adaptor. Are there any known drivers out there. I tried importing my XP driver, but it failed to work as well.

A:ATI 7000 series VE

Quote: Originally Posted by nightmare

I am running Windows 7 build 7000, and I am having trouble trying to get my video card to work. The card is an ATI 7000 series VE PCI. It is recognized only as a standard VGA adaptor. Are there any known drivers out there. I tried importing my XP driver, but it failed to work as well.

Welcome to the Se7en Forums

Since many things in Vista are compatible with Windows 7, I did a search for a vista driver for your video card and came up empty. If any of our resident gurus know of a trick or two for this, feel free to contribute.

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I just got a new CPU, it's an AMD FX 4-core unit. I tried upgrading my motherboard's BIOS (my MB is a GA 880GM-USB3) to the two most recent BIOS, and it just makes my computer not even boot up with the new CPU in it. Even when I try putting in my old CPU, it won't boot up sometimes, so I have to keep swapping out processors until it boots up. Please help!

A:Why won't my new AMD-FX (series) CPU work?

Dont have a Fx series myself, but as far as I know they should work fine in an am3 motherboard. being backwards compatable (am3 +)

Clear your cmos after installing the new cpu, Reset your bios to optimal/auto, And double check your motherboard supports your cpu.

If that wont work I would RMA it if possible.

Hope this helps

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