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    Yes firmware up to date Thanks for response

    Yes firmware up to date
    Thanks for response
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    Some laptops not connecting to Internet

    Hi All
    I need information on this problem that I have in a school. The school purchased 14 laptops with wins 8.1 installed with all updates installed and up to date. The laptops are brought into the...
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    Ok. Thanks for reply. I insert win 7 cd. this is...

    Ok. Thanks for reply. I insert win 7 cd. this is the sequence, loads files, install win 7, dialog box appears with question, Where do you want to install windows. This is blank with a message at the...
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    Reinstalling OS on to ThinkPad

    Hi all,
    Long time since I was here. Help needed re installing OS onto Laptop.
    A school were donated a mix of 12 laptops thinkpads T61, T400 T500 T510. The company that had them used Ubuntu. I have...
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    wireless network

    Hi all
    I am working in a primary school it is a large long school with two storeys that has a wired points to all the classrooms and offices. It has been decided to have wireless access also as...
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    Photocopier problem

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    I have a problem with a Photocopier in school. the photocopier is a Kinoca Minolta bizhub C2oo. It is networked and has a static ip address. initially it worked fine for about a month. This...
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    Hi ladies and Gentlemen I must admit that I was...

    Hi ladies and Gentlemen
    I must admit that I was overwhelmed with suggestions that I got. I am afraid that I had to bite the bullit and do a fresh install to many errors and corrupt files appeared...
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    Diagnose using Netbook

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    A general question. Is it possible to adapt your netbook that can be used as a diagnostic tool. For example, when you bring the car to a garage they hook it up a computer and it basically...
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    Gentlemen Sorry for not replying sooner but...

    Gentlemen

    Sorry for not replying sooner but was away working. I will now try the various solutions posted. It is great to have a place like this to call on when it trouble.
    I am extremely...
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    thanks for prompt reply There was a security...

    thanks for prompt reply

    There was a security app running but it was not paid for so was out of date. App was ca security. It is now deleted of pc.

    Tried to run malwarebytes from memory stick...
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    I think it is a virus

    Hi All
    Hope I am in the correct section
    I think I may have a vius on a friends pc that I have received.

    OS Win Xp with SP 3
    Symptoms
    IE 8 flashs and quits
    malware bytes and hijack this does...
  12. Thread: Black screen

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    Well lads took the bull by the horns and did a...

    Well lads took the bull by the horns and did a clean install. everything is now working. I wish to thank those that posted to this thread especially, Just Plain Fred, for your assistance. It is...
  13. Thread: Black screen

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    lads I have tried boot menu. I am wondering...

    lads
    I have tried boot menu. I am wondering would a clean install solve the problem.

    Dougie
  14. Thread: Black screen

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    Yes tried your suggestions CuriousClive I seem to...

    Yes tried your suggestions CuriousClive I seem to be able see the list when I press f8 but after that it goes into the black screen but I know that the programs are running behind it. after a while...
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    Hello Fred No nothing in the DVD player or...

    Hello Fred
    No nothing in the DVD player or anything else attached to it. No didn't here any sound at log in sound to put in password.

    Thanks Dougie
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    Hi Just Plain Fred thanks for reply I did as...

    Hi Just Plain Fred
    thanks for reply
    I did as you suggested no joy I am afraid. I also disconnected from the laptop screen and attached the laptop to a monitor through on board video port at back...
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    Black screen

    Hi All
    Hope I am in the correct area.

    I am repairing a dell M1710. I have the following problem. the video card geforce 7950GTX was faulty (it was fried) so got a new one and I installed it. now...
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    Dougie. Did as you suggested your method seems...

    Dougie.

    Did as you suggested your method seems to be working. No phone calls. Thank you for your invaluable help.

    Dougie.
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    router and printers network

    Thank you for quick reply.
    all laptops are connected to wireless router. Router is connected to a switch.
    your questions answered.
    1. no not using a printer server as of yet but if needed will...
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    Extend network with router?

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    I have a small query. A school has 8 desktops that are wired to the network and all can use the photocopier through the network. they bought 6 laptops and they want to connect to the...
  21. Thread: Ram tester

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    Thanks for reply bobthebear What I ment was...

    Thanks for reply bobthebear

    What I ment was that I have loads of ram sticks that I took of computers that had to go on the scrap heap. I thought that there might be a hardware tool rather than...
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    Hi All First thread hope I am in right area. I...

    Hi All
    First thread hope I am in right area.
    I repair pcs in my spare time and I was wondering is there a tool that one can attach to a pc through usb port that would tell me whether I have a good...
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