Recent content by Doom

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    Will vista run ok on my laptop

    Thanks for that mate. offshore at the moment though. Vista will be there when I get home though so I'll just install it and find out. Might still use it though. It's an oem version of vista so if I install it on my laptop and it doesn't run it right I'm not sure microsoft will let me install it...
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    Will vista run ok on my laptop

    yeh I know. Runs fine with xp though. 1 year old laptop. Just want to know if I'll run into any problems trying to run vista on it.
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    Will vista run ok on my laptop

    I've just bought an oem version of vista ultimate. I'm wandering if enyone can tell me how it will run on my laptop (see sig). I'll be upgrading the ram to 2 gig at some point soon but is it still ok with 1 gig? Will I have any problems with world of warcraft running on it? Also when I move...
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    Problem with svchost.exe

    I had the same problem. Right enough it is down to automatic updates but with office 2003 not windows itself. Try uninstalling office 2003 and see what happens. That's what I had to do and it seemed to fix it. I'm now using open office until microsoft fix this.
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    Ad's in messenger.

    Does anyone know how to get rid of the ad's banner in windows messenger. I did it in previous versions but I can't remember how I did it. Thanks Doom
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    New super mario bros

    I got this game a week ago on US import. It's the first import I've bought in years and I must say I'm impressed. The game only cost me £30 (a far cry from buying imports years ago). The game itself is very much like the first super mario on the nes. It's much better though and has loads of...
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    Office 2007 changed my fonts

    Cancel that. I sussed it out.
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    Office 2007 changed my fonts

    Well that or the new windows desktop search. It's just the same as internet explorer 7 does accept it's on the rest of my stuff like desktop icons and writing underneath. firefox as well(just the icons at the top plus writing not the web page itself). I managed to sort it in internet explorer...
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    Friend fried his motherboard what one do I get?

    What do you think of this one? http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?asu-p4s80x&P=1
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    Friend fried his motherboard what one do I get?

    Thanks for your help folks. I'll let him know that he'll more than likely have to get himself a oim version of win xp. His waranty run out a year ago. thanks for your help folks. Any chance you could point me in the right direction to get this board in the uk. Doom
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    Friend fried his motherboard what one do I get?

    Does anyone know what socket motherboard this is?
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    Friend fried his motherboard what one do I get?

    Hi folks I got a little more info of it. It's an Advent 3119 pc. There is some info on it here. http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/advent/pc/3119.htm Thanks for your help.
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    Friend fried his motherboard what one do I get?

    A friend of mine just fried his motherboard. It's t p4 3gig cpu. He got it 2 years ago. I'm looking to replace it for him. can ahyone tell me what socket motherboard he will need? Cheers
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    What vista version should I download?

    I have just been put on the beta program. I'm not sure what version I should download and install though. Build 5342 (x86) or build 5342 (x64). Can anyone help. My laptop spec is in my sig. Doom
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    Pc not booting & can't get into bios.

    No it just stopped booting a couple of days ago. It wont get past the boot/post screen.