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    Microsoft offers web browser choice

    Interesting article from the BBC. Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users...
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    Full screen Problem

    My old Nvidia 8800 ultra turned over and died on me and I have replaced it with a Nvidia285gtx from Asus. My problem is that I am unable to see the taskbar, sides or top of the application windows and even the Vista Orb. Even by changing the resolution, the problem still occurs. I am...
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    Digital Audio Cable

    Thanks all, I think I will stick with what i've got sound wise and just get the bluray player. Saving myself £100 will also please the better half! Thanks again everybody
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    Digital Audio Cable

    Many thanks for your reply. What cables are these? The only connections on the Bluray drive are the sata cable and the power connection.. I have 7.1 speakers froom Creative and would like to use them to their fuull capacity Thanks again
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    Digital Audio Cable

    I am thinking of buying a Bluray drive from LG for my computer and a Asus Xonar soundcard to replace the onboard sound. Do I need a digital audio cable to be able to get sound as all the blu ray drives I have looked at dont have a port to put the cable into or does the sound from any disks...
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    Windows 7 UK prices

    Interesting article with Microsoft offering discounts to early buyers of Windows 7 in the UK: http://tech.uk.msn.com/news/article.aspx?cp-documentid=148173278 OR here is the complete article if the link is no longer there: Microsoft announces Windows 7 prices In the UK, Windows 7...
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    Windows 7 Home Premium FREE!! *April fools*

    Re: Windows 7 Home Premium FREE!! Tilt!!
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    Windows 7 Home Premium FREE!! *April fools*

    http://www.itwire.com/content/view/24174/1103/ Interesting reading this article makes. Not quite sure how to take that Windows 7 Home Premium will be a free download. Intersted to see what others make of the article.
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    Is this a router problem?

    Many thanks for all advice and ideas. I don't know what we did but we changed the power management and disabled numerous programs starting at boot up and all seems well. At least I was right it wasn't the router! Thanks again
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    Is this a router problem?

    Many thanks for your prompt reply but I am not sure how to reserve a permanent IP to my laptop's MAC address.
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    Is this a router problem?

    I have a Sony laptop running Vista Home Premium using a wireless internet connection via my Netgear router with no connection or disconnection issues. Two days ago I received from an online company an Acer Aspire laptop which I had ordered, for my partner to use for her work. The problem is...
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    Vista Update Jitters

    I don't do Automatic updates, but instead just choose the windows updates only. Anytime it recomends driver updates then my heart skips a beat!
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    PCI Controller

    Removed all the cables and drives, replaced the IDE cables and reinserted all drives with the 250gb as master and all is well so far. Thanks everyone for their advice
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    Vista will not boot from HDD or CD

    Many thanks for the link, it will come in useful. I eventually got around the problem by installing vista on my second HDD and reformatted the problem hard drive. A bit drastic but was all I could think of at the time. I will be more careful during windows update in future!
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    PCI Controller

    The computer is about 4 years old. The bios shows it as 250gb and windows did show it as 236gb before the boot disk errors. I am using windows xp sp2, clean install and Seagate's Seatools shows no errors on the drive and shows it as a 250gb hdd. I placed the 20gb hdd as the master and the...
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    PCI Controller

    I have just been given an old Dell computer and have replaced the old 20gb HDD with a 250gb HDD and added 2gb RAM. The problem I have had twice now is that I get Boot disk error, press CTRL etc. I replaced the first 250gb HDD with a new one and today the same error. The jumper settings are...
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    Vista will not boot from HDD or CD

    Updated Vista yesterday and on restarting the computer it got to installing update 3 of 3 then keeps restarting. Tried to boot from CD but after a few files were installed nothing. After a while it says cannot find drive. then nothing. I have tried safe mode, last known good etc but to no...
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    Power on, DVD lights flash, Fan whirrs... then nothing. Dead PC?

    Finally got it sorted with "a little help from my friends" and the EVGA website, my motherboards manufacturer. This link should help most people:- http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.asp?m=169747&mpage=1&key:)
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    Power on, DVD lights flash, Fan whirrs... then nothing. Dead PC?

    Have removed all the drives and replaced one by one, still no luck. I have removed RAM and replaced it with new RAM, still no luck. There is no beep on startup, which I forgot to mention before. Motherboard or processor me thinks. Anybody have any other ideas?
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    Power on, DVD lights flash, Fan whirrs... then nothing. Dead PC?

    I have just the same problem. I will try when I get home to remove the drives and go from there. My computer is about 18 months old and has no recent hardware aditions. It was working fine then when I turned on the computer 2 hrs later, nothing. The fans on the graphics card and processor...