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How do I load windows XP on to an external usb 60 gig drive

I have an HP DV5t-1000 Notebook with 4 meg ram fitted recently purchased and running Vista home premium There are a few things that I cannot run on vista that I used to run on XP and si I decided to purchase an extra 60 gig hard drive (external) and load xp on to that, but I am afraid that I reuire some help please

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At 1440x1200 resolution the monitor (719Sw) visualizes fine, but a window appears saying "input not supported". Does my cpu not support this monitor. Its a P4, 32.99 ghz 504 mb ram machine


Restart the computer
2 While the computer is loading, press "F8" key on the keyboard right before the
computer reads the hard drive or press the "F8" key multiple times in 1 second
interval until the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" appears on the screen
3 Under "Windows Advanced Options Menu", using the arrow key on the
keyboard, select "Enable VGA Mode" then press Enter. Select "Windows 2000
or Windows XP" for your operating system.
4 Wait while the computer is loading and once the computer finishes loading,
5 Right Click anywhere on the blank area on the desktop then click "Properties"
6 Click on "Settings"
7 Click on "Advanced"
8 Click on "Adapter"
9 Click on "List All Modes..."
10 We recommend that for 15" LCD's select 1024x768, True Color (32 Bit) 60
Hz or 1024x768, High Color (16 Bit), 60 Hertz; For 17" & 18" LCD's select
1280x1024, True Color (32 Bit), 60 hertz, or 1280x1024, High Color (16 Bit)
60 Hertz, or
640x480, 256 colors, 60Hertz or 75Hertz
640x480, High Color (16 bit), 60Hertz or 75Hertz
640x480, True Color (32 bit), 60Hertz or 75Hertz
800x600, 256 Colors, 60Hertz or 75Hertz
800x600, High Color (16 bit), 60Hertz or 75Hertz
800x600, True Color (32 bit), 60Hertz or 75Hertz
1024x768, 256 colors, 60Hertz
1024x768, High Color (16 bit), 60Hertz
1024x768, True Color (32 bit), 60Hertz

11 Additional Valid Modes for use only with 17" & 18" LCD Monitor
1280x1024, 256 colors, 60Hertz
1280x1024, High Color (16 bit), 60Hertz
1280x1024, True Color (32 bit), 60Hertz

May 17, 2011 | AOC 917Sw 19" LCD Monitor

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Hi!... I am using window 7 ultimate 64 bit. I am facing the problem of full HD. earlier when me using window Vista that has been ok. If there is any solution plz let me know!.. thanks Moiz Raja


windows 7 os requires atleast 16GB avilable space while windows vista requires atleast 15gb. It could be true that your system requirements are not sufficient for the new os you want to install
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

  • DVD-ROM drive

If you want to run Windows Vista on your PC, here's what it takes:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of system memory (512 megabytes (MB) for Home Basic)

  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space (20 GB for Home Basic)

  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM and 128 MB of graphics memory (32 MB for Home Basic)

  • DVD-ROM drive

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Apr 17, 2011 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

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When trying to start my computer emachinesE627, i have a black screen that says error loading operating system


The computer can not see the Operating System. This can be caused by several things, so I will just list a few possiblities for you here:

If you have a USB flash drive or external HD plugged into the PC. Remove it while the computer boots. Some machines are set to boot from a flash drive and will search for an operating system on it and display NO OS if the bios can not find one.

If the Hard drive has been removed or replaced recently then the Jumper settings may not be correct on the new drive.

If the computer was having trouble booting periodically, freezing or experiencing blue screens before this message, then you may have HD corruption or possible disk failure. With HD corruption you only need to run chkdisk /p within recovery console in XP or run the Vista recovery center with vista. HD failure is a dead disk, no option but to replace.

Bad RAM or a dead CMOS battery can also cause this type of failure. So check these also.

This can also be caused by a damaged master boot record or primary boot partition. Run fixboot or fixmbr from the recovery console on XP or just run the Vista Boot Repair Console in Vista

Worm Viruses and Rootkits that damage the primary boot sector or the Master Boot Record can also cause the OS to mysteriously disappear. So if none of the above sound like they are for you, then you can try looking for one of these on the affected drive.


Hope this helps,
Gill

Aug 28, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Monitor E15T4

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Its slowing down and i want to reset everything were i could start off fresh


before you reset every thing lets do these steps

In order to optimize your computer performance, follow the instructions given below.
1. Delete all of the temporary files.
a. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type temp(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.Note:in Window Vista and Window 7, Menu bar would appear by hitting Alt key.
b. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type %temp%(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.
c.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type prefetch(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner,once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.
2.Run Disk Cleanup to free up wasted space.Click Start, click My Computer, right click C drive and click Properties. Now, click Disk Cleanup. It will delete all of the useless temporary files.If it ask to click Next, click Next.
3. Run Disk check.Disk Check program is used to check and clean any errors on your computer and keep it running smoothly.
How to run Disk Check:Click Start, click My Computer.Right-click on C drive, click Properties.Now, click the tab, Tools. In the Error-Checking section, click the Check Now. Also, check both of the check boxes: Automatically fix file system error and scan for and attemp bad recovery of bad sectors.
Now, You will see a message box that says you can schedule the disk check to start the next time you restart your computer. Click Yes. The next time you restart your computer, it will automatically run through a disk check before displaying your login screen. After the disk check finishes, Windows will automatically bring you to your login screen.Note: Check Disk can take more than an hour to check and clean errors on your computer.
4.Defragment Your ComputerTo arrange the files in a sequential manner, it is recommended to defragment the hard drive. Click Start, click My Computer, right-click Local Disk, aclick Properties.Now, the Tools tab, click Defragment Now. Now, Click first hard disk, click Defragment.Note: Disk Defragment may take long time like 30-40 minute to complete.
5.Stop Programs from running at the startup.
As soon as you restart the computer a number of programs load themselves at the startup and you will be able to see them at the bottom right-hand side corner. In order to stop some of the programs (except security software and programs which you use immediately after starting up your computer) to load itself automatically, please follow these steps.
Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type msconfig(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton once you click Start),hit Enter, (hit Continue if required)You will see System Configuration Utility. Click Startup at the top right hand side corner. Now,uncheck the items which you want to stop to load automatically.Now, click Apply and then click OK or Close. Click 'Exit without restart'Now, you have to delete the startup from registry.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type regedit(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required),.Now, scroll up to the top and click Computer, rigth-click it and click Export and save it as file name say backup on the desktop.
In order to remove startup from the registry go the following locations:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSharedToolsMSConfigstartupfolder
Right click startupfolder and click Delete.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsMSConfigstartupreg
Right click startupreg and click Delete.
Restart your computer.
6.Uninstall the useless programs(like gaming softwares, unnecessary toolbars like my web search, myfreeze toolbar)Click Start, click Control Panel, Click Add or Remove programs(Programs and Features or Programs in Window Vista and Window 7),you will see a list of the programs. Click on the programs, you want to uninstall and click Remove(Uninstall in Window Vista and Window 7).
7.Scan the computer with good antimalware, antispyware, antivirus.
http://malwarebytes.org/http://superantispyware.com/
8.Update the drivers on the computer.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type devmgmt.msc(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required).Right click the device, click Properties.Click Driver tab, and click Update Driver.Follow the on screen instructions to complete update.
9.Upgrade RAMWindows can run slow if you do not have enough RAM.Many newer operating systems and programs use more RAM when they are running.How to check RAM.Click Start, right click My Computer, click Properties. You will see the RAM mentioned her.You should have at least 1 Gb(2 GB would be even more better)RAM.
10.Update Windows
Windows XP:Click Start, click Control Panel,Click Performance and Maintenance, Click System, click Automatic Updates tabclick Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.
Windows Vista:Click Start, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance,click Windows Update,click Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.

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Jul 08, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Monitor E15T4

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USB drives stop working when repairing windows


One or more of the hints below will probably sort out most USB problems with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)

A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interfaces / operating systems (mac/ Linux) similar steps may be adapted to suit.

1. Ensure it is connected directly to the computer to a USB 2.0 port not a USB 1.0 port as this can have effects on performance and reliability

2. Use only the cables that came with it NOT one that fits that may have been lying around or is longer. Not all USB cables are equal even though they should be)

3. Do not connect through an external USB HUB unless that hub is USB 2.0 AND has its own power supply.

4. Use ONLY the power supply that came with it if it has an external power supply Don’t use any other unless you know it has both the same voltage and current rating e.g. 12V 500mA anything rated below that would not work properly.

5. Always use the same port for connecting your devices. Some devices do not like being switched about. If switched they may want to install software / drivers again. This can be especially true if you move a HUB to another port
6. For FLASH DRIVES you should ensure that the device is set for "quick removal" using the drive control panel properties or use the USB "Safely Remove Hardware" option. If you dont do this there is a very strong chance that any files you transfer may not be there when you plug into another computer.

If you checked and fixed anything there and still have issues then check your hardware from CONTROL PANEL / SYSTEM / HARDWARE.
Any exclamation marks by hardware need fixing before you investigate any further

USB flash drives can fail for no apparent reason.
Sandisk Cruzers are especially bad for this.

USB hard drives should be treated with extreme care.
This is a real hard drive ! and knocks and bumps can quite literally kill them.

It is possible to remove drives from the enclosures in most cases and connect directly inside a PC to fully check it.
You should also do this to cheack the drives connections are not bad inside the enclosure

Note that if you hear a drive clicking or pinging this could be the worst thing you would hear.
Known as "The Click Of Death"

If none of the above steps help look at updating the drivers from the manufacturers web site in the support section.

Oct 18, 2009 | ViewSonic VG500b (Black) 15" LCD Monitor

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Speed Of Computer


the PC is most likely bloated with lots of useless software, viruses, malware etc, but upgrading ram will give the biggest increase in performance, I would reccoment atleast 1 GB for windows XP systems and 2 GB for windows vista systems.

May 11, 2009 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

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Medion ram upgrade


I'm not a guru, but your predicament is pretty simple.
Depending on your OS (XP 32 bit, XP 64 bit, Vista), the OS will be able to recognize a certain amount of RAM. XP 64 Bit will be able to recognize up to 6GB of RAM. Vista, I have no Idea. 32 Bit, what you're seeing right now.

Sorry for wasting a bit of money on that last stick.

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Connection


Your HP notebook PC probably has a VGA (aka HD-15) connector. Check page 16 of this PDF to make sure - connector #2 is the VGA connector.

Your Compaq monitor also has a VGA HD-15 connector, so it should plug directly into your laptop's port after unplugging it from the other PC.

You will still need to plug the Compaq monitor's power cable into a wall outlet for power.

If you are going to share this monitor between your notebook and the other PC, you may want to consider purchasing a Keyboard-Video-Mouse switch (known as a "KVM switch") - there are many different models - you will need one with VGA, and whether you need USB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse connections depends on what your other PC's keyboard and mouse are.

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How do set up 20 inch monitor to xp


I just recently purchased this monitor, my computer is running windows xp home and i didn't have any trouble hooking it up it is just plug and play

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