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    Vista SP1 does not complete install.

    I have Vista x64 home premium installed, which was running pretty good without any major glitches other than driver issues with some peripherals. When I try to install sp1 via windows update, all looks good until the final reboot when the computer boots in to the bios and then the screen goes...
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    Jerky Video

    Hi All. I have been trying out Vista for approx. a month now and I have tried a few games but they all seem to have the same symptom. The video is jerky !!! It does the same for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2007, Supreme Commander, Tomb Raider Legend and Brothers in Arms. These are the only games I...
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    Computer will not boot after installing WC-202 Ultra

    Hi all. Here's hoping someone can help me with this. It is not the best system in the world but it still does everything I need it to. First, the stats: OS: XP pro M/B: Soyo SY-KT600 PLUS V.1.0 Ram: 512 x 2 PC3200 DDR ( matched ) H/D: 160gig Seagate ide HP dvd burner Vid card: Ati Radeon X700...
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    Wireless networking security.

    Hi all. I've been hearing and reading a lot about security on wireless networks and I have a few questions. I have a D-Link DI514 on a cable modem, WinXP Pro SP2 on all my machines. My main computer is wired, two pc's and a notebook wireless. I live in a rural subdivision with neighbors...
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    Repairing .jpg's

    Hi all ! I burned approx. a year's worth of pictures to cd a couple of years ago and recently was asked for a certain pic from that cd. The problem I am having is that when I opened the cd in explorer, I was only able to view 5 or 6 pics from the whole cd and all the others were black. I am...
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    Tv series to DVD

    Hi all, I'm not sure if this is the right forum for the question but here goes anyway. I want to burn all the episodes of lost to dvd but I'm not sure which piece of software would be best. The files are all .avi. I have some software ie: Nero 6.6, EasyCd Creator etc but I can't seem to figure...
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    Sapphire Radeon 9550 256meg ddr

    I just bought a Sapphire Radeon 9550 256 meg vid card to replace my Radeon 9700 128 meg card but I am running into a problem when I try to run the new one ( 9550 ) at 8x agp, sometimes the card shuts off or I get the bsod and have to reboot. It works fine in 4x agp but I lose noticeable frame...
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    Video shutting down

    Ok, at my wit's end here. I have an Ati Radeon 9700 AIW installed on a Soyo KT600 pro v.1 motherboard, 1 gig of pc2100 ram, soundblaster live value sound card, an 80 gig drive for storage, a 40 gig maxtor as the main drive ( both 7200 rpm ), a plextor cd r/w, an HP DVD writer 530r and a 350...
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    Another Linux Newbie

    Hi all. Where can I get the best description on how the linux file system works ? I've looked at a few sites trying to figure out what the equivalent would be to windows explorer for example or even how to find some file I've downloaded ! As you can very well see, they don't come much...
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    Asus A7V266-E

    Hi all. I'm in need of some guidance again :) Here are my machine specs: Athlon xp 1800 cpu w/Thermaltake Volcano 9 heatsink and fan. 768 megs pc2100 ddr ram Ati radeon 9700 All in Wonder agp card 350 watt psu Onboard Sound (not quite familiar with that one yet) 2 x 40 gig Maxtor h/d...
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    Asus A7V266-E

    Hi all. I've recently acquired an Asus A7V266-E mobo so I wanted to swap it with the MSI 6380 currently in my case, just to experiment. Problem is that the system absolutely refuses to boot up. Here are the hardware specs I installed on the board. Athlon xp 1800 cpu w/Thermaltake Volcano 9...