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Cd rom drive seems to act strange... by kaistyle2
I do not know what is wrong with my cd/dvd rom drive on my computer,but I just want to know if I am able to fix it. I have a Hp XV976 (bought direct from the store) and it has been running well for five years now. But the cd/dvd rom drive is acting up. Sometimes it will work fine and the computer...
June 8th 06 06:21 AM
by Cari \(MS-MVP\) Go to last post
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Monitor turns itself off, then back on by Donna
Hi! My monitor is about 6 or 7 years old now. Its a Dell Trinitron. It recently starting turning itself off, then immediately turns itself back on. Anybody got an idea of whats going on with it??? Thanks!
June 20th 06 11:23 AM
by Richard G. Harper Go to last post
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USB drive not recognised by Wim
While fine on a WXP machine, my WD USB drive is not recognised by Windows ME. The blue light (USB power) shines, the gree arrow in the system tray comes up (Disconnect Hardware icon) come up, and in the Device Manager the USB Drive is fine as well. But in Explorer, no USB drive comes up. What do I...
June 20th 06 08:30 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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hidden folders by no1slevin
how to you get currently hidden folders to be accsesible?
June 24th 06 11:15 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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deleting files permenantly by no1slevin
how do you permanently delete files from your computer?
June 24th 06 11:07 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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phone number problems with window mobile 5 by Who am I
In outlook the phone number I enter are formated like this : +32 (2) 411.87.49. The problem is it's also stored like that in the QTEK using windows mobile 5. However if I want to phone with such a number my telco doesn't understand this, it expects something like +3224118748. Is there a way to...
June 28th 06 01:40 AM
by Mike M Go to last post
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external 250GB for Winme by Ogg
What configuration would the WinME gurus here recommend for the implementation of a 250gb external USB drive? I get the impression that ME will not support a single 250gb partition. If that is so, what would be a good partition split? I would also like to share the storage of the drive with a...
July 1st 06 01:09 AM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Accessing "Help" in Millennium by Jean
Does anyone know what the following message means: The initialization of the Help Center failed. Please report the following error number to Microsoft support: -2147143679 ??? Thanks! -- Jean
July 2nd 06 11:26 PM
by Noel Paton Go to last post
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memory do I need more? by Donna
Hi.. I have 128 MB of Memory installed on my ME computer. How do I know if I need to add more? I've worked ok now so far for 6 years... but, I'm thinking maybe I should be adding more memory. The sales rep tried to get me to buy the maximum of 512 or at least another 256. I was thinking if I got...
July 21st 06 10:36 PM
by Donna Go to last post
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end of the line? by Delboy
Time (now out of business) Box, 1.3 G AMD Athlon processor, 512 M RAM on American Megatrends MB. 40 g HDD, CD/DVD ROM drive, CDRW drive. 5 years old. Printer, Scanner, card reader/writer, additional USB hub, Ethernet PCI card to connect my cable modem Replaced the MB battery which cured clock...
July 22nd 06 06:38 PM
by Delboy Go to last post
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Horizontal lines on monitor screen by frankiemac
Recently, short horizontal lines started appearing on my monitor screen. When I move the cursor around, little white lines appear as well. When I reboot the computer the problem goes away. What is causing this problem and how do I solve it? My computer is a Dell Dimension 4100 running Windows...
August 25th 06 06:25 PM
by AZApoker Go to last post
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E and F Drive Gone by fire331
A few days ago my brother went to install a program onto our computer only to find that there is no longer an E or F Drive in My Computer. I have a Compaq Presario 5BW284 5000 Series. I do not know what could have brought this about. Any help would be appreciated.
September 3rd 06 01:24 AM
by Mike M Go to last post
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HDD replaced - cannot install big programs by Thomas Nice/France
Hi, after replacing original 20 GB HDD (4200rpm ATA-5) by a new 40 GB drive (ATA-6 interface) Windows Me crashes on disk I/Os when larger files are to be copied. This prevents ANY installation of major SW. (Smaller packages do work, it happens when 120MB files are involved). Win Me...
September 5th 06 09:59 AM
by Thomas Rübner, Nice/France Go to last post
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Incorrect Partition & HDD Size Displayed by Paul M.
I just replaced a dead original 40GB HDD in a Compaq 5108US (Windows ME) with an 80GB drive. After running the QuickRestore disks to install ME, "My Computer" shows the HDD size as approximately 16GB. I ran Fdisk from the ME Startup floppy and the maximum partition I can create is displayed as...
September 25th 06 06:24 AM
by Paul M. Go to last post
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Is this hard drive dying? by Hawkins
Neighbour complains that she can no longer load her Scrabble CD. I manage to get it to start via the Run box but it will not start from its normal shortcut and other CDs cannot be read. I started to do some long overdue housekeeping and when I got Scandisk it would start, recycle many times but...
September 26th 06 10:33 PM
by Mart Go to last post
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USB memory stick by Tim O
I need help to access the files on my memory stick that I'm plugging into my USB. I clicked skip when windows was looking for some files. I believe there were 2 usb*.* files but I did not write down the names. Does anyone know what I need to do? Thanks
October 5th 06 07:01 PM
by Mart Go to last post
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battery going? by Bob Reynolds
Hi, Over this last few weeks I've noticed that my PC is losing time,ie. over a week it could lose a day. Is my battery going, is it difficult yo replace? expensive? does it have to be done professionally? Thats assuming that it is the battery. TIA Bob.
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October 8th 06 10:05 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Trouble starting old ME version....please HELP us... by ME start up Help
We have an old windows ME and have not used it in a few years. As soon as the blue Dell earth goes away it goes to "enter current password". I tried to start up in "SAFE MODE" by holding down the "Ctrl" key but that doesn't work either. Lot's of old photos of the family on there and it's a...
October 17th 06 07:58 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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Raid 0/1 Windows Me by Springdale
I want to combind my two raptor X hard drives and have a multi boot between Windows Me, XP, and Vista. How would you set up raid in Me?
October 19th 06 03:51 AM
by Mike M Go to last post
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System Restore & Windows ME System Recovery Cds :(:(:( by izzattar
I'm using Windows ME. OMG!!!! Help me!!! I can't go back to November on my System Restore!! I also lost my Windows ME System Recovery Cds!!!! Where can I obtain a legit copy of them????? :( :( Anyone? """"""Please help me???"""""" Tkx...........:(
December 9th 06 08:45 AM
by izzattar Go to last post
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