Hey everyone. I have a hp dv9500t laptop that came with vista home premium. however, I don't really like vista and want to use xp pro instead. Has anyone ever installed xp pro over vista on this specific laptop? Should there be any driver/bios/chipset issues? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
I was wondering about the DVI outputs from video cards and DVI inputs on monitors. If a monitor has a DVI-D input, does the video card have to have a DVI-D output in order for everything to be compatible. BTW, I am looking at the Samsung 226BW and Dell 2407. Thanks for any help.
Mac games are a bit expensive for me. So does anybody know of any good games to play that can be downloaded for free and can be played multiplayer via internet? Thanks
And if there are any very good games (rp.fps) that are worth buying, please post. =)
I was at my friend's house earlier today and saw that he had a laptop stand for his macbook. It's the 13 inch model. Does anybody have any suggestions for a good laptop stand for the 13 inch macbook?
I was browsing newegg's website to look at 680i boards. what's the difference between:
They both look exactly the same. I'm confused.
I want to build my own home file server. I will be using it to store primarily videos, music, and program setup files. Also, is it possible for me to take advantage of a dual gigabit LAN mobo? Where would I connect the upload port of the gigabit LAN to? And what other basic uses...
Anybody know what the best motherboard is for the C2D E6600 Processor combined with the 8800GTS/X? I haven't been keeping up with the latest gear lately and just want to get updated. Any opinions and suggestions are appreciated.
I plan to build another pc soon and I haven't really been keeping with the latest gear. I plan on building a C2D setup with 8800GTS/X. All I'm looking for is above average airflow and something that won't heat up so easily. I was looking at the Antec 900 case and think that...
I was just wondering what the regular temperature for a macbook should be. I use the istat pro widget and it shows that my CPU A temp is always around 53 - 58 degrees celsius. Is this normal is way too high? Please let me know. Thanks
Hey everybody. I went to the Apple website to download a few demo games and NONE of them have any sound. I mean they do, but it's not playing on my Macbook. Any suggestions on what I should do?
Also, I went to the Audio MIDI Setup. And under where it says "Audio Output", it says "Output is not...
I just recently decided to try out bootcamp. However, I read the instructions and it told me not to install xp pro and THEN upgrade to sp2. rather, have a full install of xp pro sp2. Has anybody tried installing xp pro on bootcamp first and then upgrading to sp2? please let me know. thanks
I just recently purchased a new Macbook. However, every time I close the lid, it enters sleep mode which disconnects me from the internet and it gets kind of annoying. Does anyone know a way to disable sleep when the lid is closed on the macbook? Thanks.
My camera (Nikon Coolpix S7C) can record movies. When I transfer them onto my computer, they are in quicktime format. I am planning to make a video of various clips I found over the years including my recent camera videos. First, can someone tell me a good program to convert...
Hello everyone. I am planning on buying a new monitor within the next few weeks and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. I want a monitor no less than 20" but no more than 24". I have been looking at the Dell monitors was wondering what the difference between the 2007FPW and 2007WFP...
i have a problem. my computer has been quite noisy lately so i decided to find out what's making all the noise. i found out that my 9800pro is making clicking noises whenever my computer is on. i tried cleaning it but still same problem. any suggestions?
i recently purchased the asus a8n-sli deluxe motherboard. i put everything together ( cpu, hd, vid card, memory, etc). when i turn the system on, there is no video signal at all. I am using a regular PCI video card but I don't think that should be causing any problem. I'm also using the 20 ping...
After I had finished building my computer and POSTED it, i noticed that my computer only detects one cd rom drive at a time. I had put in all the jumperes and cables correctly and both of the cd rom drives have power. When I have my primary and secondary drives both connected, the copmuter only...
hi. i've heard a lot of good things about AS 5 so i decided that, if possible, to change my current thermal paste to AS 5. I would like to know how to go about removing the paste without causing any damage to any parts. Is there a safe a popular procedure? Please let me know, thanks.
ok. i have a thermaltake case with 7 stock fans. they push 37 cfm max. the detected temperature is roughly 30 C. it reaches to about 36 C when im gaming. i want to lower the temperature to at least 25 C. is it possible? i'm looking for some good fans that push a lot of air and are quiet. and one...