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Computer very very slow

Moving from web page to web page, opening & closing files, downloading files, etc. Sometimes it takes as long as 5+ minutes to download, or move from web page to web page. We've purchased Comcast Highspeed internet hoping this would resolve the problem (used 56k dial up before). We dumped our cookies, and temp internet files but it's still very slow. Our PC is a Compaq Presario (S4020WM)

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This problem is probably because your system is infected with spyware,adware or some kind of malware..
Download an anti-spyware software like Spybot Serach & Destroy(Its free and awesome!)Scan your PC and remove all infections and it will be fine!

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My ZyXEL p660 router after being reset will not power up properly anymore the power led flashes green and the wireless light stays on after about 15 seconds the powers led stops flashing and turn off...

You will find ADMINISTRATION tab in the upper right hand corner.
click on the administration tab. just below the administration tab you will find firmware upgrade sub tab. Click on Firmware upgrade.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.

For Netgear router

# Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade
# Click Browse and find the file you just downloaded.
# Click Upload. Do not interrupt the upgrade while the router does this step.
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once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.

For Belkin router

Open a web browser on the computer.
In the address bar of the web browser, type and press Enter on your keyboard.
Click Login in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.
Click on "Firmware Update" toward the bottom of the left-hand menu.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
For D-link Router

Open the web interface of the router.
Under tools you will find FIRMWARE.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
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once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.

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you will need to download the update from

how to - make an update CD

  1. Download the software update file for your hardware.
  2. If the update is compressed (zip file or rar file), the file should be uncompressed before burning.
  3. You must burn the update file on a blank CD-R/W disc by using "Burn Image" option.
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Computer unplugged from power, Anti-Static Precautions observed, remove the ram memory module/s.

Clean the gold plated contact pins on the bottom of the ram memory modules, with a pencil eraser.
Use air to remove the eraser dust.
(Can of compressed air for computers, or air pressure from your mouth will be sufficient)

Reinstall the ram memory modules, close the computer case, plug the computer into power.
WAIT 1 minute, turn the computer on.

To open the computer, and relative information,

Left-click on Service and maintenance information.
Left-click on the file name -
HP xw9300 Service and Technical Reference Guide.

This is a PDF file download.
It may take up to 30 seconds to see the first page, and additional time for the file to fully download.

1) Page 73: Removal and Replacement Procedures
2) Page 84 through 86: How to open the computer case
3) Page 94: Removal and replacement of ram memory

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I had to do the recovery disk on my computer. Now I have to install the lexmark printer software but no longer have the disk.

Visit the Lexmark website (see Resources). Select "Drivers & Downloads," then "Driver Finder." Enter your printer model in the search box and click "Search." Find your printer on the list and click "Download Driver." Choose your operatingsystemmag-glass_10x10.gif from the drop-down menu, and the browser will automatically redirect to the download page. Click "Download Now," and choose to save the file. Wait for the download to complete before moving on.
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Cannot download adobe, (or any) files and get following message:

The problem lies in the Temporary Internet Files folder. Sometimes the index.dat file can become damaged.
If this occurs, you'll have to delete the index.dat file and restart your computer.
Then you'll be able to download files correctly again.
Follow the steps below to delete this file.

1) Open Internet Explorer.
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3) On the General tab under Temporary Internet Files, click on Delete Files
4) Click Ok when it asks if you want to delete the files
5) Under the History section on the General tab, click Clear History, then click Ok
6) Close Internet Explorer
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9) Type CMD and Press Enter to open a command prompt
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cd drive:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

Example: cd c:\Documents and Settings\Mark\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

11) type del index.dat and press Enter
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13) Restart your computer

Once the computer has been restarted, open a web page with a link to a download.
Click on the link and download the file. It should now work.

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Cannot connect to my brother MFC8460n

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Here is the driver download page
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Chose to download the file in my documents when asked.
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Upgrading firmware

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Upgrade firmware

Step 1 Download the latest firmware. Step 2 Once you´ve downloaded the firmware, open a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape and enter the IP address of your router ( Step 3 Enter your username (admin) and your password (leave the field blank). Click OK to enter the web configuration for the device. Step 4 Click on the Tools tab and then the Firmware button on the left side. Click on the Browse button and browse to the .bin (or .dlf) file you downloaded in Step 1. Highlight the file by clicking on it once and click Open. Step 5 Click Apply. It may take a up to 30 seconds for the upgrade to complete. Click on the Continue button. The firmware is now upgraded. Step 6 If you get a Page cannot be displayed or similar error after clicking Continue, close your browser and re-open it. Enter and press Enter. You should now be prompted for your username (admin) and your password (leave blank).

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