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Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,453
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
I have the old version of the software installed...

I have the old version of the software installed but it continues to have the same screwed-up appearance that the new one had. Now it won't even tell me if the fingerprint swipe has been successful...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,453
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
I uninstalled the new version and then...

I uninstalled the new version and then re-installed an older version which I did not previously have any problems with; now it's all back.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,453
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Tried that already.

Tried that already.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,453
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Thinkpad fingerprint update messed with logon screen

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T400 with Windows 7 professional 32-bit. Previously, my login screen would display a "fingerprint logon" option and my username concurrently. I just finished installing an...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 12,876
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
It is possible with some laptops.[/QUOTE] but if...

It is possible with some laptops.[/QUOTE] but if you have to ask if you can do this with your laptop then the answer is most likely no. personally i can't wait for ms to drop 32 bit support, which...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 12,876
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
It is possible with some laptops.[/QUOTE] I...

It is possible with some laptops.[/QUOTE]

I think mine has that feature, but I'm not sure. I know my friend's has some sort of mini PCI slot where you can pop out the old video card and insert a...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,871
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Actually my first computer was a Commodore Pet on...

Actually my first computer was a Commodore Pet on which I taught myself Basic. So not really a beginner. Just someone who does not understand why Windows 7 needs to warn me every time Word, Excel,...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 12,876
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
And assuming this computer isn't a laptop... gets...

And assuming this computer isn't a laptop... gets a little hard to cram the video card into the case :P
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,009
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
LOL. I disagree entirely. Vista is an excellent...

LOL. I disagree entirely. Vista is an excellent o/s.[/QUOTE]

Excellent in concept; lots of new and promising feature, but I felt like it was half-baked. There were too many little issues, problems...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
The FX5200 works! I can't get Aero to run...

The FX5200 works! I can't get Aero to run properly, but that's not the point. The graphics card does not crash the system and I can finally get my 1280x1024 resolution. I also installed my free...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Alright, hopefully this works... theoretically...

Alright, hopefully this works... theoretically everything that worked under Windows Vista should also work under Windows 7. I'll install the card on boxing day or something, since I'll be a little...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Yeah, plan's changed... now I'm trying to figure...

Yeah, plan's changed... now I'm trying to figure out whether or not my friend's GeForce FX5200 will work in Windows 7. This "upgrade" was done almost entirely out of my pocket and at this point I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Yeah, I have the grey taskbar, but I really don't...

Yeah, I have the grey taskbar, but I really don't mind it that much.

Anyways, my friend says he found an old GeForce FX5200 card in his basement. This is not the greatest card in the world but it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
This is quite true, I'm not normally one to bash...

This is quite true, I'm not normally one to bash Microsoft... however, even if AMD prematurely dropped support for what is still a perfectly fine video card, the Windows 7 upgrade adviser failed to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
I'd rather not be using a hacked driver; part of...

I'd rather not be using a hacked driver; part of the reason I wanted to move to Windows 7 was because of the increased stability it offered compared to Windows XP. I'll try this and see if it works,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Alright, this is very bad... I installed...

Alright, this is very bad...

I installed Windows 7 successfully and it runs just as fast as XP, but the graphics card is not recognized. The greatest resolution I can run the machine at is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Could it be that, for once, Microsoft's "minimum"...

Could it be that, for once, Microsoft's "minimum" RAM requirements actually allow you to run a fully functional system? I remember with Windows XP the minimum was 64 MB, but that is only if you want...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
This is an American site though; good prices, but...

This is an American site though; good prices, but unless they mark down the item as a "gift", then I'll have to pay the additional VAT once it crosses the border on top of shipping. Nice suggestion,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Alright, so the general consensus seems to be "Go...

Alright, so the general consensus seems to be "Go for Windows 7". I'm going to keep a copy of Windows XP home handy, and of course all my files will be backed up- I've had a lot of experience with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
So ideally I should probably get another 512 MB...

So ideally I should probably get another 512 MB of RAM just to bring it up to 2 GB?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,503
Posted By Pentium3 FTW
Windows 7 vs. Windows XP?

Hi, this is my first time posting, so please bear with me...

I have a Pentium 4 Desktop that is currently running Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3. My family is not so good with...
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