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  1. Is it reasonable to "crank up" a Core 2 Duo PC?

    I just bought a Lenovo PC with Win 7 Pro ($95 net) to get Win 10 Pro for "free."

    Refurbished: Lenovo Desktop Computer M57 Core 2 Duo 2.3GHz 3GB 160GB HDD Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit
    specs
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    OK, I did not notice the "Duo" because I thought...

    OK, I did not notice the "Duo" because I thought all "Core 2" CPU's were quad. Oops on me

    Is there a 32-bit version of Win 10 Pro? I just assumed they'd all be 64-bit. And, admitting more...
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    I am asking in this forum because you guys know...

    I am asking in this forum because you guys know all this stuff! I don't.

    What does Microsoft do when they upgrade? I assume the Lenovo comes with OEM version, but does that mean it is...
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    Win 10 Pro for $95 (w/ free PC)? Memory?

    1) Upgrade to Win 10 Pro for short money? Newegg is selling a Leveno PC with Win 7 Pro for $95 after $20 rebate. Is there any problem with upgrading to Win 10 Pro for free (or $95)?

    Refurbished:...
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    Do you really think I am that much of an idiot?...

    Do you really think I am that much of an idiot?
    You've fixed my problem.
    Thank you, thank you.
    I don't remember using Scroll-Lock ever in 30 years. Nor "Pause/Break" in maybe 20 years.
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    Movement by Arrow Keys in Excel 2002

    I cannot figure out how to set it so I can move about using arrow keys - any arrow causes the entire worksheet to move (unless I am inside a cell). There must be a way to do this, but I cannot find...
  7. I want dual (or 3?) monitors again on XP PC

    I think I need a new card.
    My video card (or the drivers) broke. Details below, but I imagine most of you don't care. I've got XP on a Dell XPS 630i.

    The box has 2 PCI slots and 4 PCI Express...
  8. Dual Monitors stopped working - "Extend Windows Desktop to this Monitor" - does not do it

    Why does "Extend Desktop Across Monitors" not work w/o giving an error message?

    I have a Dell XPS 630i w/ ATI Radeon 2600 XT cards (2, joined by Crossfire cables -?)

    It's worked properly for...
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    Delayed response - They notified me I had...

    Delayed response - They notified me I had "unlocked" it and I responded within hours. The domain name was already gone.
  10. I installed another PCI x16 card that was working...

    I installed another PCI x16 card that was working 3 days ago in another machine. I installed it in the "Primary GFX" slot (labeled on the MB). No change
    I also changed the VGA to VGA cable (using a...
  11. PSU? Failure because of the extra load by adding...

    PSU? Failure because of the extra load by adding two hard drives. I like it.

    I turned off the PC, disconnected the power leads to the two new HD's, turned it back on, and no change. And I still...
  12. No Dell logo screen, no BIOS screen, just a "no...

    No Dell logo screen, no BIOS screen, just a "no signal" message from the monitor.
    I don't think an XP boot disc would help. I think it's booting up just fine (Window welcome chimes) but I can't see...
  13. PUZZLE - Dell XPS 600 Video Meltdown? Desktop extends beyond monitor edges...

    KILL this thread -

    It goes awry after "Bonkers" - the monitor is dead (sometimes).
    New drivers from AMD (ATI) fixed the "floating deskeop" New drivers from Dell did not.

    Now how do I mark...
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    I was the owner and administrator So yes, I...

    I was the owner and administrator
    So yes, I think this is called stealing
    I assume someone must have gone into my account, gotten past the password ("very strong" on most testers but certainly...
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    It doesn't (or wouldn't have) expired until July....

    It doesn't (or wouldn't have) expired until July. But it was set to automatically renew.

    How could anyone "unlock" a registered domain at Go Daddy?
    How could anyone transfer a domain without...
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    My first thought was to change way you create the...

    My first thought was to change way you create the newsletter so it is created in HTML. Which is what Orange Kitty does and suggests.
    But then I looked at your home page, your prominent newsletter...
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    Domain stolen while hosted at GoDaddy: Help!

    Short version: My locked domain name of ten years was, without my knowledge or permission, unlocked and transferred to someone in China.

    Long version:

    7/7/2003 - I registered a domain name...
  18. BIG desktop = dual monitors = what video card supports?

    I want to run a wide desktop screen and stretch an Excel spreadsheet across both screens, or have one browser on 1 screen and another on the other, etc.

    How much to do the above?

    Buying 1...
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    Whew! This is sure confusing. This has become a...

    Whew! This is sure confusing. This has become a puzzle for me, but our work sparked in this thread has led me to a workable solution.



    I've been trying to sort fields farther down the...
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    All - First, thank you for looking at this. ...

    All -
    First, thank you for looking at this.
    Second, I am attempting to sort on a calculated field (described in the original posting and the formula is shown below in my response to P T)
    Third, I...
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    I think Excel 2000 must be broken, but I will ask...

    I think Excel 2000 must be broken, but I will ask here first. I haven't used Excel much in the last few years since I retires, but the Lounge always used to dazzle me with its collective wisdom.

    I...
  22. Thread: Motherboards

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    I feel like I am in the twilight zone. If more...

    I feel like I am in the twilight zone. If more USB ports would solve your problem (it certainly sounds like they would), you can buy a powered USB hub that will multiply your ports reliably and...
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    Re: MS05-051 Patch - Ho2)w can I uninstall? (XP P

    I don't have such a box. I have
    <UL><LI>on the left border (none of which seem relevant)
    <UL><LI>Change or Remove Programs
    <LI>Add New Programs
    <LI>Add/Remove Window Components
    <LI>Set Program...
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    MS05-051 Patch - Uninstall? FIXED (XP P SP2)

    <P ID="edit" class=small>(Edited by hobkirk on 19-Oct-05 12:39. )</P><UL><LI>The resolution is shown below as an additional response[/list]I installed the MS05-051 patch after a warning by Brian...
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    Windows cannot see keyboard

    I was using a generic KB and a MS Intellimouse Explorer on a fresh 2000 Pro install. SP4, all updates.
    Everything was working fine - no glitches or problems during the 5 days since I started - 50-60...
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