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    Thanks kindly once again for all the replies and...

    Thanks kindly once again for all the replies and extremely helpful suggestions!

    I am embarrassed to say, but as I was working through the above comments, I decided to start over from scratch. I...
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    Thanks for the responses. I have Office 2003 and...

    Thanks for the responses. I have Office 2003 and we could convert to pdf for a time, but now it says the time has expired and we will need to buy the version when we click on the link.

    We don't...
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    DOC files to PDFs

    I have been uploading some of my wife's docs (knitting patterns done in Microsoft Word 2003) to google drive and then converting them to pdf with good success. However recently, the multipage docs...
  4. Thread: win XP sp3?

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    It's hard to imagine a virus or malware since I...

    It's hard to imagine a virus or malware since I just did a completely new install (sp2), then installed my network card driver and then downloaded my Norton and Cakewalk (Pyro) products. Other than...
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    Well that went badly. All appeared well and...

    Well that went badly.

    All appeared well and the installer finished and said I needed to restart, but the pc couldn't start due to "recent hardware or software" changes. No options worked on that...
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    OK Jerry, thanks will do. Incidentally, I...

    OK Jerry, thanks will do.

    Incidentally, I found some good info on page file sizing in XP so with Jerry's answer I am good to go.

    Thank you, Robby K
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    OK that says: "DO NOT CLICK DOWNLOAD IF YOU...

    OK that says:

    "DO NOT CLICK DOWNLOAD IF YOU ARE UPDATING JUST ONE COMPUTER: A smaller, more appropriate download is now available on Windows Update. The best way to ensure you get Windows XP...
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    win XP sp3?

    I have recently installed a new HD and used my recovery discs from Jan 2006 (XP) successfully. I now have my Pyro Audio Creator software up and running again and this machine is devoted soley to this...
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    My sentiments exactly! Thanks all:)

    My sentiments exactly! Thanks all:)
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    Shucks I did not find anything like that in the...

    Shucks I did not find anything like that in the BIOS...under advanced, there was settings e.g. "Local bus IDE adapter" set to both, and "Onboard SATA-1 Adapter" set to enabled. also "USB Legacy Mode...
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    Cool, I will check this later this morning,...

    Cool, I will check this later this morning, thanks for the tip!
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    Thanks again Clint, I have perused how to...

    Thanks again Clint, I have perused how to slipstream AMD drivers for win XP, and that is currently beyond my skill set, so I think I will go with one of the IDE drives (I assume my recovery disc will...
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    I see these are refurbished but very reasonable....

    I see these are refurbished but very reasonable. do you think they are good, is there one you would recommend, is 16MB cache better than 2?

    Thanks again, HD's are not my area of specialty along...
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    Thanks Clint, the pc has no floppy and is an AMD,...

    Thanks Clint, the pc has no floppy and is an AMD, does that disallow loading the drivers?
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    Thanks Paul, for the caveat, however I am not...

    Thanks Paul, for the caveat, however I am not sure I understand. Recovery is kind of new to me.

    After I install the Sata drive and use the recovery discs, you say I will not be able to boot...
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    Sounds good and thanks for the info. It's good to...

    Sounds good and thanks for the info. It's good to have an answer from a real expert!

    I'll get a new HD and I hope all will be well restoring my XP :)
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    Need new HD & Win XP

    An old pc I have devoted to an audio function (Cakewalk Pyro) which runs soley on XP recently failed to boot up with an error message: "Disc Boot Failure, Insert System Disc and Press Enter" &...
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    My 1st restart this afternoon did not resolve the...

    My 1st restart this afternoon did not resolve the issue. I just shut down completely (including the power strip) and now I have no pop up nor triangle in the device mngr. Hopefully all is cured...
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    Attached USB Device has stopped working

    I have recently begun to get notifications something to the effect: USB Device Not Recognized. One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and windows does not recognize it....
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    Just wanted everyone to know all is well to date....

    Just wanted everyone to know all is well to date. The pc was put through it's paces today, a full mixing session with lots of data moving around the drives, heavy cpu loads, etc and not a single...
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    Got it! Newer version Intel ICH8R / ICH 9R / ICH...

    Got it! Newer version Intel ICH8R / ICH 9R / ICH 10 R / DO SATA RAID Controller...my older 8.6.3.1004 from 2008 ( How did you know that?) and I have downloaded and soon to install the latest...
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    Many thanks for the info; however, I am going to...

    Many thanks for the info; however, I am going to plead ignorance on this issue, how do I update the "Intel Storage Drivers"?

    I can handle Norton and installing MSE , but I have never heard of the...
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    OK, I think that is a good idea. I was also...

    OK, I think that is a good idea.

    I was also reading some old posts and I saw recomendations to attach zipped dmp files in case someone could read them; so I have done that here as well. I have...
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    Blue Screen after installing second HD

    Hello, yesterday I installed a 2nd internal HD (WD Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX, 500 GB, 3.5", SATA 6 Gbps, 7200 RPM, 16MB), initialized and formatted the drive and all appeared to be fine. This drive is...
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    OK I found most of what I need to know at...

    OK I found most of what I need to know at http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/processor-numbers.html and http://ark.intel.com/. I guess what I am lacking is how much of a performance...
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