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I have got a new computer I need help any one

I had just got a Averatec what it is doing it is going to start up window an it will go back to window xp an go back to start windows start.can some one tell me what it may be? 3200 series

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Try re-installing your windows XP OS.

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HDD and OS problems!


Dell Optiplex Windows 10 Desktop Computer PC Intel Core2Duo 4gb 80GB wifi

this unit is around $80 on ebay and he has sold over 75 of them. Friend through that piece of junk away. Or buy a new on with a warranty. Just a thought. Good luck.

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How to back up my hard drive


Determine how much space you need.

The first step in backing up your hard drive is to figure out how much space you will need to back up all of your files.


You can do this in a couple of ways.

Find out how large the hard drive is on your computer first to see if you can back up the whole thing. Click on "My Computer," right-click the "C" drive and select "Properties."


This shows the approximate size of your hard drive, how much space is actually taken, plus the space used by your operating system.


If your hard drive size is manageable (the space actually taken), back up the whole thing.

Your second option is to create a file called "Backup" and copy all of your important files into it.


Right-click on the folder once everything is copied over and choose "Properties" to find out the size of the folder.

This is how much space you will need to back up your important files only.


Choose a backup method. Choose either an external hard drive, data disks (CDs, for example) or use an online backup service.


There are advantages and disadvantages to all.

An external drive is convenient because you can plug it into other computers and immediately transfer or copy files without needing the Internet or having to worry at all about security.


However you have to carry the drive with you and always face the remote possibility that both your computer and the hard drive would break.


Data disks provide the same advantages and disadvantages as external hard drives: portability, but the possibility of theft or breakage.

You can also use an online backup service.


These services range in price depending on the amount of storage.

The advantage of an online service is that you can access your files from anywhere there is Internet, and it is generally cheaper, especially for small amounts of service.


Also, you don't need to carry or store another piece of equipment.

The disadvantage is your backup is stored on the service's external server, so security is a potential issue.


Back up your files. Once you have chosen your method of backup, do not forget the most important step: back up your files.


For external media, go into "My Computer" and double-click the "C" drive to open it.

Select all the files if backing up your entire hard drive, or select your "Backup" folder if just backing up your important files.


Holding your "CTRL" key, drag your selected files to your back up source, either your external hard drive or data disk drive.


Release your mouse button and "CTRL" key and allow the files to be copied onto your backup media.

or

click start control panel system security tab in that back up my computer in windows7or click start all programs accessories system tools you should see back up in xp

depending which operating sytem you are using this may vary
click start control panel you should see system security tab in that back up then windows will ask for a back up DESTINATION location you can select either dvd or another device in windows7

click start all programs accessories system tools you should see back up in xp after the back up finishes windows will tell you your computer back up was successfull also you could right click on the back up file select properties this will tell you how many GB were used

hope this helps


http://download.cnet.com/easeus-todo-backup-free/3000-2242_4-10964460.html

Its Disk Cloning feature will help you migrate your operating system and data to a new hard disk when it's time to replace the old one





Oct 11, 2012 | Smartdisk - Peripherals Hard Drives

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Dell Latitude E5520 (4GB Ram / Core I5 / 32Bit OS / Windows 7 Pro). The laptop runs very slowly and sometimes freezes when the internet connection is slow and affects other running programs (eg. Words...


Hi,

There could be numerous causes for this issue, so it may be hard to narrow down the exact problem. It could be your computer is overheating, has to many background processes running, hardware or software issue. Some laptops have battery settings that can effect computer performance. You may have the battery settings set to "power saving" which could cause it to go slow. At the bottom right on the toolbar, you should have a battery icon, if you right click that you can go into the power saving options. See what it is set to. A high performance settings will obviously increase performance but decrease battery life. Also, Windows 7 has some new graphic settings which are resource intensive, like Aero. Try lowering your Windows GUI settings and see if this helps. You can do this by right clicking on the desktop and going to Personalize. Set it to a Classic Theme and see if you see an improvement.

I wrote a couple of tech article you can read and it may help fix your issue.

Computer Freezes, bad performance article
Computer Processor maxed, poor performance
Tips to speed and clean up your computer

It could be you just need to clean up the computer. There is a good computer clean up/optimization tool called TuneUp 10. You can get a free trial of it by clicking here.

Comment back if you have any questions.

Regards,
G33k

Jun 21, 2011 | Dell Latitude E5520 Laptop Computer

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A friend of mine sent me a Western Digital WD1600BB 160 GB hard drive to replace my ole 80 GB one. It is a completely blank drive, I installed it using the Master plug, booted the computer from the CD...


Test your PSU or replace it if your power supply units fan is not working your PSU is faulty

One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they are probably old and faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error

hope this helps

Mar 24, 2011 | Western Digital Caviar WD1600BB 160 GB...

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I want to upgrade my computer so I just purchased a maxtor 320 gb harddrive for my computer. I install the new harddrive and put the restore cd and choose the quick format. Computer reformat normally and...


Here are some solution that might help
Option 1 Do a fresh install, used the original Operating system CD
Option 2 Install Norton ghost 2010 or Acronis Migrate on your OLD HDD and make your new HDD as Slave then Clone your Old HDD to the new one..

i hope it help.

Jun 15, 2010 | Hard Drives

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Reformat hard drive


How to format your hard drive and re install your operating system.
in order for you to do this you have to (before you format)
1. make sure that you have your recovery cd's or a cd/DVD with your operating system (windows or Mac)
2. try to back up all your information to an external Hard drive or DVD's depends on how much usable information you may have.
3. try to handpic your files to back up because if you do an auto back up you will end up with the same problem again.
-- to do a back up copy all your needed files to an empty folder and then burn them to DVD's or copy to an ext. HD.
4. after you do that (if you have your recovery cd's) insert #1 and restart your computer it will tell you to press any key to start from cd do that and follow directions.
5. when the program shows your partitions go ahead and delete them all, you need to end up with one
6. when you see just one partition go ahead and click continue and it will install your new operating system
7. if you have more than 1 cd it will ask you to insert the next one and so on.
8 after it finishes installing, get the cd out and run the setup process like if you've got a brand new computer, type the information and keep clicking next.
9. at one point you would be on the windows screen and that is it you have a brand new operating system.
Note: take in consideration that when you follow this process, you
erase EVERYTHING from the system including files and programs so after you do this you are going to have to re-install all your programs and copy your docs. back to the pc.
**** If you don't have the discs
check under start-(all) programs - start up- recovery- disk creation.
that (if you have it) will help you to create your recovery disks try to use 2 dvd's if posible if not you may have to get a windows cd to re- install and install drivers and apps.

if it works for you don't forget to rate me

thx

May 26, 2010 | Xerox Hard Drives

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Corrupted hard drive


Corrupted how? If it has bad sectors, you will need to replace it. If it's just the data (as will happen if your computer is not shut down properly, for instance), and you are using Windows, chkdsk will get it working again; you can run this by right clicking on the drive in my computer and selecting properties; in there will be something like "check this drive for errors". Do that.

In Linux, the command for that is fsck </dev/volume>.

Apr 17, 2010 | Averatec (70-822301-00TRI) (7082230100TRI)...

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Screen issue


Boot to Safe-Mode by pressing the "F8" key several times when you first see the windows logo screen. Answer "yes" to enter safe mode. "Right click" on "My Computer", select "Manage", then "Device Manager". Expand "Display Adapter" by clicking on the "+ sign" on the left side of Display Adapters. Highlight the Adapter listed under the Display Adapter line by "left clicking" on it. Then press the "right mouse button" and select "uninstall" to uninstall the display adapter. Now reboot you system (not safe mode) and see if it works. The display text may be very large now. If it works, you need to find your drivers cd that came with the computer and install the video driver using the above procedure but selecting "update driver" instead of "uninstall"

May 28, 2009 | Averatec (620060HD) (620080HD) Hard Drive

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External HDD format


Install HDD, Bootup as normal

Rt Click My Computer, Manage, Device Manager and in the Rt side, highlight the TOP icon. Then under Help, click the Computer with magnifying glass icon and wait. This forces your OS to 'Look' for any new devices.

When it finishes looking, close the window and look under My Computer to see if your new HDD is now there. It will have to be formatted for this part to work, otherwise go back to Disk Manager, Find it, Rt Click it and choose FORMAT.

If is is formatted and doesn't pop up... go back to Disk Manager .. or Click Start, Settings, Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Disk Manager and see if it is there. You may have to Rt. Click and import it as a foreign drive or Rt click and give it a Driveletter ;-)

Windows doesn't like Any HDD without win signatures on them - aka:'foreign disks' so ANY time this happens, if OS doesn't see it, use disk manager and Import it.

Jan 16, 2009 | Hard Drives

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Changing HHD on Averatec 5500


Hi Sunergos!
Replacing the drive is real easy! Diconnect the power and remove the battery. On the bottom of the laptop, lower right hand side, you will a panel, with one screw. Remove the screw, and lift the panel. The drive had a plastic pull tab on it. Lift up gently, and pull to the right. Don't lift too high. The drive will come right out. The Drive is held in a "tray" with four little screws. Remove those, and place the new drive in the same way. Just reverse the procedure, to install it, making sure the pins line up the with the female connector. Hint - wait 10 min or so before putting the drive in, or it won't recognize it. Newegg has a 120 gig drive for that lappy for $74. Upgrading my Averatec 5500, I ended up with a 3400+ CPU, 1 gig ram, and a 120 gig harddrive, that dual boots to Vista or XP, and is just as fast in either OS. Good Luck!

Dec 03, 2007 | Hard Drives

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