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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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    Windows XP legal issues.

    Is it true that microsoft allows the same copy of windows to be installed on the owner's laptop and desktop?
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    interesting.... the recovery CD's never ask for the key... wierd. OK so IF the key works with another CD, there shouldnt be any legal issues... this is good :) thanks again
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    thought it would help to say that the recovery cd is the kind with all the software preinstalled and it just copies everything over, without setups.
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    Windows XP legal issues.

    OK, i have a laptop that came preinstalled with windows xp home edition. Now - i do have the restore disks , however they say "wrong machine" although this is the machine that came with them - they worked before, but stopped working for some reason, the manufacturer says its something with the...
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