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Computer Speed I have a Compaq Intel Pentium Computer, 930 mhz, 128 MB of Ram. I am currently running Windows XP 2002. The problem is it is very slow moving. What can I do to speed things up?

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1. Remove spyware, and help protect your computer from viruses 2. Free up disk space
Use Disk Cleanup to:

  • Remove temporary Internet files.
  • Delete downloaded program files, such as Microsoft ActiveX controls and Java applets.
  • Empty the Recycle Bin.
  • Remove Windows temporary files, such as error reports.
  • Delete optional Windows components that you don't use.
  • Delete installed programs that you no longer use.
  • Remove unused restore points and shadow copies from System Restore.

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Ok what do you mean by slow the computer running slow or the internet?

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What type of dual core processor can I use for my dc7600?


The motherboard for the dc7600 has an Intel LGA775 processor socket. However, not all LGA775 processors are compatible with the motherboard. For the small form factor, the following CPUs are supported: Intel Celeron D Processors:
Intel Celeron D 331 Processor (2.66-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Celeron D 336 Processor (2.80-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Celeron D 346 Processor (3.06-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB)
Intel Pentium 4 Processors with HT Technology:
Intel Pentium 4 521 Processor (2.8-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB) , Intel Pentium 4 524 Processor (3.06-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Pentium 4 541 Processor (3.2-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 620 Processor (2.8-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 630 Processor (3.0-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 631 Processor (3.0-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 640 Processor (3.2-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 641 Processor (3.2-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 650 Processor (3.4-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 651 Processor (3.4-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 661 Processor (3.6-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB) or
Intel Pentium D Dual Core Processors:
Intel Pentium D 805 Dual Core Processor (2.66-GHz, 2x1MB L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 820 Dual Core Processor (2.8-GHz, 2x1MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 915 Dual Core Processor (2.8-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 925 Dual Core Processor (3.0-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 930 Dual Core Processor (3.0-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 940 Dual Core Processor (3.2-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 945 Dual Core Processor (3.4-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 950 Dual Core Processor (3.4-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)

Unfortunately, these are old processors and I don't see any available new. Newegg.com lists a couple available as refurbished. You may be better off getting a new computer with either a Intel I3 or current AMD processor.

I wish that I had better news for you.

Cindy Wells
(do not attempt to use a CPU that your motherboard doesn't support. It probably won't boot.)

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Have a Gateway that I cannot load Windows XP on, but loads Linux Mint 7 with no problem. This confuses me. The XP program is good, can load on other PCs, but not this Gateway. This is my brothers computer,...


Make sure your PC has the minimum requirements for XP. It would help to know what errors you are getting when you try to install XP.

• PC with 300 megahertz or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum required (single or dual processor system);* Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended
• 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)
• 1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space*
• Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution video adapter and monitor
• CD-ROM or DVD drive
• Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device



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How much i can upgrade my d530 ultra slim desktop RAM and HDD


You can install up to a max 2 GB RAM and can add a 2nd hard disk
See the following Specs for your computer.
dotclear.gif HP Compaq Business d530 Ultra-Slim (Pentium 4 2.8GHz, 256MB RAM, 40GB HDD, XP Pro) Type Personal computer
  • Product Form Factor Ultra-slim desktop
  • Built-in Devices Speaker
  • Width 12.4 in
  • Depth 13.1 in
  • Height 2.8 in
  • Weight 15.4 lbs
  • Color Silver
Processor
  • Type Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz
  • Installed Qty 1.0
  • Max processors supported 1.0
Cache Memory
  • Type L2 cache
  • Installed Size 512.0 KB
  • Cache Per Processor 512 KB
Mainboard
  • Chipset type Intel 865G
  • Data bus speed 533.0 MHz
RAM
  • Installed Size 256.0 MB / 2.0 GB (max)
  • Technology DDR SDRAM
  • Memory Speed 333.0 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance PC2700
  • Form Factor DIMM 184-pin
  • Upgrade Rule Max 2 x 1 GB module
Storage Controller
  • Type 1.0 x IDE - Integrated - PCI
  • Controller interface type ATA-100
Storage Controller (2nd)
  • Type 1 x Serial ATA - Integrated
  • (2nd) storage controller interface type Serial ATA-150
Storage
  • Floppy drive type None
  • Hard Drive 1.0 x 40.0 GB - Standard - ATA-100 - 7200.0 rpm
  • Hard Drive (2nd) None x None

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Will Windows XP work on a Compaq 5020?


Yes, but it will be somewhat slow on such a old computer. I would recommend getting a new computer or buying a newer used computer, for example from ebay.

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Dell optiplex p4 1.8ghz: RAM


Best and easiest thing to do is go to www.crucial.com and run a scan of your computer. It will tell you what you have, how much it will hold, and what kind of modules.

Yes, it's safe.

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No color I can't change rider or horse


The bulletted list contains the system requirements from Valusoft on this game:
  • Operating System: Windows® 98/Me/XP
If you are running win XP, then you probably meet the OS, Processor, and RAM specs.
  • DirectX®: 9.0
To find your version of direct x, click run and type dxdiag in the command box. The Direct X version is on the main page of the Direct X diagnostics page.
  • Processor: Pentium® III 700 MHz or 100% compatible (Recommended: Pentium III 1 GHz or higher.)
  • RAM: 128 MB (256 MB Recommended)
  • Hard Drive Space: 500 MB Free
  • Drives: 8x CD-ROM
If you are running Win 98 or Me, right click my computer and click on properties. The general tab of the system properties will tell you the CPU, Operating system, and RAM. (Almost all CD-ROM drives fit this minimum spec.)
  • Video Cards: 32 MB DirectX compliant video card (Recommended: 64 MB DirectX compliant video card), DriectX compliant sound card.
To find your video adapter, go to:
Start/control panel/system and on the hardware tab click device manager. Then click the + sign next to display adapter. Please report back what under display adapter.
(if it says Intel, Sis, or VIA, you have onboard graphics and the game will not work) You will need an upgraded video adapter to play the game.

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Need to know bus speed of Trigem Cognac MB used in HP Pavilion 6730. Is it 100 MHz or 66 MHz?


it's 100 other info as follows:

Component Attributes RAM (standard) 64 MB SDRAM standard Maximum 256 MB (2 x 128 MB DIMM) Speed 100 MHz synchronous Sockets Two 168-pin DIMMs Size 16, 32, 64, and 128 MB DIMMs Type Supported SDRAM, 100 MHz, Intel PC SDRAM unbuffered DIMM specification, revision 1.0 compliant
Cache Level Quantity Level 1 (Primary) 32 KB (on processor) Level 2 128 KB (on processor) Upgrade Sockets None

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download cpuz it will tell your specs

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I am trying to install office suite 2008. I have followed directions, because it would not come up automatically. I can not get it to load. I have windows xp on my computer.


Microsoft Windows XP - Pentium - RAM 128 MB - HD 210 MB
Min Processor Type Intel Pentium - 133 MHz Min RAM Size 64 MB Min Hard Drive Space 250 MB These are the minimum requirements for your system to have if it has to support for installing pc suite...

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