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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By retrogamers17
I was wanting to know if wyse might of put a bios...

I was wanting to know if wyse might of put a bios password on it from factory, which they did. The password ended up being "Fireport" which is a default password so people don't mess with the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By retrogamers17
Resetting the bios password in a wyse powerterm

Hi, so my uncle asked me to fix up his laptop for him. I'm planning on wiping the laptop and put a fresh install of Windows 7 64 bit on it but I noticed the bios was locked and it gave me a hint...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By retrogamers17
Just tried that, Confused weather i did it right...

Just tried that, Confused weather i did it right or not. But i took the jumper from the reset password and put it onto the reset cmos pins. and then booted it and then swapped it back but didnt work....
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By retrogamers17
Its integrated. Is there anything that can be...

Its integrated. Is there anything that can be loose on a integrated chip?
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By retrogamers17
Old computer wont display on monitor

I moved about half a year ago and left my old dell xp desktop in the garage ever since. I just took it out to use it, But it wont show anything on the screen. I tried reseating the ram and cmos chip,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Oct 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By retrogamers17
Alternative to my laptops Mini PCI-E Card

my laptop is a dell e5420 and it currently comes with a intel centrino advanced-n 6205, all of a sudden it would disconnect and reconnect the connection. Its done this before but after a nice clean...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By retrogamers17
Yeah, im probably gonna use it as a home theater...

Yeah, im probably gonna use it as a home theater pc card, since it has hdmi. 512mb should be more then enough for something simple like vlc or xbmc. and atleast its dedicated memory. Isnt that...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By retrogamers17
Alright, ill hold on to it. i come across old...

Alright, ill hold on to it. i come across old desktops all the time while @ thrift stores and yard sales... so maybe ill try to find a agp desktop that i can pop it into, maybe do some quick upgrades...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By retrogamers17
how much do they sell for? if there cheap ill...

how much do they sell for? if there cheap ill wait till i find a cheap old pc @ a yardsale or something
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By retrogamers17
Question on this Graphics Card i just bought.

i bought this graphics card @ a thrift store on a vacation" SAPPHIRE 100298L Radeon HD 3450 512MB 64-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card - Newegg.com...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By retrogamers17
Laptop Battery Information Software Giving off a weird result

Hello, i just bought a extended 97wh genuine dell battery for my e5420 laptop from ebay. After recieving it i decided to use a software to let me see if its worn any which it said it was 100%, 2 days...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By retrogamers17
ill probably do that then. i just thought they...

ill probably do that then. i just thought they said you needed a legit liscense to do it. but i guess installing the tech preview kinda is a loophole. and i may wait. until they can fully work out...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By retrogamers17
but dont you need to choose the upgrade option....

but dont you need to choose the upgrade option. since windows wants you to ditch old copies of windows to go to windows 10. and i dont think theyll have isos since they want to make sure your a legit...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By retrogamers17
so i can set it to install to a new partition?...

so i can set it to install to a new partition? and itll give the bootloader at startup
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By retrogamers17
How do i Dual Boot two copies of windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Hi, im wanting to dual boot two copies of windows 7. so i can upgrade to windows 10 when it is released. the only thing holding me back is the fact that i got a dazzle dvc100 which works on 7 but not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By retrogamers17
ok, and do u know if theres a difference between...

ok, and do u know if theres a difference between power saver and balanced? i know that high performance makes the cpu work at 100% and balanced works slower but will speed up as needed. do you know...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By retrogamers17
that sounds good. ill get some air when i go...

that sounds good. ill get some air when i go somewhere later. does it matter regular air vs the gas compressed air. ive heard regular air has moisture
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By retrogamers17
my laptop was on high performance. i guess that...

my laptop was on high performance. i guess that works the cpu more. i just changed it to balanced and it went back to 160 Farenheit
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By retrogamers17
overheat

so the i5 dual core, is meant to be that hot... i guess ill just be sure not to play for hours on end. maybe ill just play for 30 minutes to a hour before i give it a rest. will lowering the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By retrogamers17
Is my laptop overheating?

when using a my laptop it stays at around 120-130 for stuff like chrome very quiet. but when i play a more demanding game like minecraft my computer goes to about 170-180 and the fan starts to run...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 3,388
Posted By retrogamers17
the laptop is not overheating, i used a software...

the laptop is not overheating, i used a software to check. and feeling the vents its running pretty cool. i know when it gets hot... since i played minecraft and it will feel hot. i always have a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 3,388
Posted By retrogamers17
beeps

its one short beep, not loud at all. this computer is a dell latitude e5420 with a i5. and already tried reinstalling the drivers from dells website
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 3,388
Posted By retrogamers17
random beeps on windows 7 64bit

ill get a beep i think i know when it happens (when i play a youtube video, and less than a minute after the video is paused or over) i went through the windows system sounds and nothing sounded like...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 15,796
Posted By retrogamers17
Fixed, i set the resolution a to slightly lower,...

Fixed, i set the resolution a to slightly lower, and gained a custom resolution option. and moved the slider till it fit!
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By retrogamers17
Fixed, followed a video and found some files got...

Fixed, followed a video and found some files got deleted from the registry.
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