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Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By windude99
I still have my grandfathered 25 or 27gb (I don't...

I still have my grandfathered 25 or 27gb (I don't remember which one it is) for free. They shouldn't have shrunk it in the first place.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,075
Posted By windude99
You should check on Asus's website to see if...

You should check on Asus's website to see if there is a graphics driver update. If there is not one available, go to Windows Update and see if it has a graphics driver (or monitor) driver update. If...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By windude99
I think you got me wrong. First of all I don't...

I think you got me wrong.
First of all I don't have the Windows CD so I won't be able to use that repair tool.
Next to that is that I do have the rundll32.exe and I don't think it's corrupted.
...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By windude99
I would run the system file checker utility (if...

I would run the system file checker utility (if system restore doesn't fix the issue). Here is a tutorial that will explain how to do so:...
Forum: News 14 Apr 2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,489
Posted By windude99
They will probably just buy new PCs or switch to...

They will probably just buy new PCs or switch to Linux (if they know how to switch).
Forum: General Discussion 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By windude99
You should clean out the bottom of your laptop...

You should clean out the bottom of your laptop with compressed air. Be sure to hold the bottle upright when cleaning and spray it a little bit before you start cleaning to clear any liquid out of the...
Forum: Security News 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 74
Views: 2,207
Posted By windude99
Have you tried reinstalling Avast?

Have you tried reinstalling Avast?
Forum: Security News 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 74
Views: 2,207
Posted By windude99
Sorry. I should've phrased that better. I haven't...

Sorry. I should've phrased that better. I haven't had many false positives with Avast, but a few Is more than enough. Honestly, my setup works great and unless it gives me a problem, I shouldn't...
Forum: Security News 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 74
Views: 2,207
Posted By windude99
Funny. I've had only one false positive in all...

Funny. I've had only one false positive in all the time I've used Avast (four or more years).[/QUOTE]
Sorry. I should've phrased that better. I haven't had many false positives with Avast, but a few...
Forum: Security News 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 74
Views: 2,207
Posted By windude99
I like MSE because it has VERY FEW false...

I like MSE because it has VERY FEW false positives (unlike Avast). Honestly, if Microsoft Security essentials misses anything, I will just clean it up with SUPER Anti-Spyware and Malwarebytes. I can...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By windude99
Does this happen when you turn your computer's...

Does this happen when you turn your computer's sound off?
Forum: General Discussion 09 Mar 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By windude99
To answer your question, I would not recommend...

To answer your question, I would not recommend using it for anything related to the internet. Just disconnect the network cable or (if it has wifi) disconnect it from your wireless network.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By windude99
To do what ignatzatsonic suggested about startup...

To do what ignatzatsonic suggested about startup items, go to start, type in msconfig, and press enter. Enter in your administrator password (if applicable) and then click yes. Then, go to the...
Forum: Security News 04 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By windude99
If you do not want to get Windows 7, Windows 8,...

If you do not want to get Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, get Linux. I don't use Linux as my primary OS, but you might find a distro for your old computer that will work with it. Windows XP has...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By windude99
Can you post a screenshot of the performance tab...

Can you post a screenshot of the performance tab of Task Manager?
To access task manager, right click on an empty area of the taskbar and select Start Task Manager.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By windude99
I think we should focus on what seems to be the...

I think we should focus on what seems to be the main issue here. Your computer is locking up. That is not normal. It didn't just happen once. It has happened multiple times. So, let's try to fix the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 12,908
Posted By windude99
I've seen that program cause way too many BSODs...

I've seen that program cause way too many BSODs to back you up there.[/QUOTE]
Agreed. It trashed my last Vista system so bad I had to buy Win 7 to cheer myself up. :)

I now have a "no tune up"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By windude99
Did this start recently? Is your computer running...

Did this start recently? Is your computer running slower as a result? What was the last program you installed? Let's do a malware scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: https://www.malwarebytes.org/...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By windude99
Cleaned out the PC and ran updates and did the...

Cleaned out the PC and ran updates and did the optimize and the processor is still using up to 70+% just on desktop at random times[/QUOTE]
Go into the Processes tab and sort by CPU usage. which...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By windude99
Hardware wise, the computer needs to be cleaned....

Hardware wise, the computer needs to be cleaned. Get a can of compressed air and be sure to hold the can UPRIGHT when cleaning. Also, spray some of it into an open area before using to ensure there...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By windude99
If you have s specific issue, please feel free to...

If you have s specific issue, please feel free to post it here so we can help you with it. That Mac might have a faster hard drive which is causing XP to start faster. As others have said, it is not...
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By windude99
Only the thread starter (me) or the...

Only the thread starter (me) or the moderators/admins can change a thread title.
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By windude99
Comcast Buys Time Warner

"Comcast will acquire Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion all-stock deal, the companies said Thursday."

Comcast buying Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion | PCWorld...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By windude99
The power supply might have a problem (like bad...

The power supply might have a problem (like bad capacitors) where when the computer is under load, it will become ustable and shut off. Also, you should try cleaning your computer with compressed...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By windude99
Did you clean it with a vacuum or compressed air?...

Did you clean it with a vacuum or compressed air? Compressed Air can get more dust out in my experience. If you decide to use compressed air, be sure to hold the can upright to avoid any liquid being...
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