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    Windows XP legal issues.

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    PSU Issues

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    PSU Issues

    The thing works with every PSU I have except for this one. lol. Im going to go ahead and read the link you gave me and see if I can figure anything out. This is too strange.
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    PSU Issues

    Hmmm I was worried about possible motherboard failure - but I started to think otherwise when I tested OTHER power supplies and they all work with this one. In your opinion / knowledge, can a bad motherboard work with some power supplies and not others?
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    PSU Issues

    Hey guys, I have a new 350w power supply.. the thing works in all but one of my computers. All other power supplies I have work in the computer that the new PSU doesn't. Is there some kind of compatibility thing I am missing here? The psu / computer in question is an AMD 1.1ghz with...
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    HDD on for everything

    Hey guys on one of my comps I have 256mb ram... the computer is quick, but everything I do - the harddrive needs to work.(even just moving a window) Is this a sure sign of lack of memmory? Thanks!
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    Toshiba Battery Life

    Errr regardless of instruction manual, toshiba online says battery may last up to 1:30 :mad:
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    Toshiba Battery Life

    After a discharge and a full recharge, same thing.... on normal power one percent battery life goes away per ~50 sec. BLAH. And what is the deal with it telling me theres a full charge in ~2 hours.. that CAN'T be possible if it's charging to full capacity..
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    Toshiba Battery Life

    Thanks for the help - I'll see if I can return this or something... WOW.. I just noticed my sig is OOLLLLD... damn I haven't posted here in a while :)
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    Toshiba Battery Life

    Yes, I fully charged it - but this was the first time I ever used it. So it hasn't had a complete re-charge yet Should I completely discharge then recharge? Did you have a battery problen on your FIRST try?
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    Toshiba Battery Life

    Ok, I needed something for minimal internet use and some word processing / excel so I got a Toshiba A85-S107 - not the fastest thing in the world, but for the price I got it for I'm pretty pleased with it. I read the user guide and the thing says that in "Normal power mode" the batter...
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    Intel extreme graphics

    Ok - I know it's not great, but I have the built in Intel extreme graphics and a video card is not an option because this is a tiny tiny computer in a totally custom case which does not allow for another video card unless I were to get an AGP riser - and even then with modern day video cards...
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    If i use my windows XP cd that works from my other computer (retail version) can i just run the "repair" option in setup and have it not ask me for a CD Key on the laptop? thanks again
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    ok thanks for clearing that up, i read it wrong. What am i supposed to do then? I cant find anyone who has a OEM CD of windows XP and my restore CD's wont work with this machine - they say "This is for a Satellite 5005" and IT IS, they came with THIS computer. grrrr.... I took it into the...
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    nice! So i do have a copy of windows XP home edition from another computer i have (retail) that has only been used on that desktop. So now that i know its legal to put it on my laptop, i must do this... When i call to activate, just tell microsoft that i am now installing it on my laptop...
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