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    Thermal margin

    according to speed fan core running at 39c . I just was not sure what thermal margin referred to .thanks
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    Thermal margin

    Sorry, its a intel Executive series motherboard.Model DQ45CB motherboard.. Firmware 5.2.0.1009. Has aftermarket cooler.I moved processor over to new board and installed artic silver thermal paste. 4 gigs memory, 1 terabyte hard drive. X1300 video card.I beleive that the processor is not over...
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    Thermal margin

    I have been building AMD machines on and off for over 10 years.just replaced the motherboard on a Intel core 2 duo machine.In the bios in hardware monitoring it states the thermal margin as being 69C on the processor. Motherboard 26C.My processor temp ok?
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    Solved: Installing Windows 7 on older laptop

    Ok thanks, good idea!
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    Solved: Installing Windows 7 on older laptop

    Want to install windows 7 on a Gateway MX 6920 Gateway support does list xp and Vista drivers.Laptop currently has xp mce installed on it.Want to do clean install.Wanting to put windows 7 Home premium on it 32 bit.Is this possable? System is full of malware and friend who own it lost xp mce...
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    Solved: Opinion on best paid for AV's

    Thanks for everyones replys.Been a great help.
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    Solved: Opinion on best paid for AV's

    Working on a frinds computer i built several years ago.I had avg on it along with malwarebytes,spybot,spywareblaster and several others.Its so badly infected i;m going to reformat and start over.Thinking about trying kapersky or maybe Norton.Has a small trucking business and cannot afford to...
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    Enable numeric keypad on HP desktop

    Computer is back at friends house but i will go by there tomorrow and check it out.Have to get ready for work right now but i will check it out in am and let you know the answer to your question,thanks,Gary
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    New Laptop Ideas

    I will give you my opinion.I think the biggest thing is buying one that offers good customer support.I bought 3 HP's and turned out on the model i bought,dv9000 there was a major design flaw in that model.Of course I didn't know that till later.One died just after 1 year warranty was up.After...
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    8 Reasons to Build Your Own PC

    Ya i build all my own but from experience dont build them for other people.They will drive you nuts!
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    Enable numeric keypad on HP desktop

    Yes the num lock is on,lit up, even tried different known working keyboards and no luck.
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    Enable numeric keypad on HP desktop

    Cleaned all the malware off a friends HP desktop with xp. Running great but can't get numeric keypad to work and of course he uses it alot. Numbers below function keys work but not other. Know it's something simple just need pointed in right direction. Any ideas appreciated,thanks,digger747
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    Cox internet security suite

    Cleaning up a older computer for a friends children. Has older version of the security suite on it. I normally use avg free,zone alarm,malwarebytes,spybot and a few others and never have a problem I am not familiar with cox's suite.Should i try and update the suite to newest...
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    Laptop best values

    I'm not to happy with HP.Bought one for my daughter and only lasted little over a year.Motherboard went bad.Known issue with the model i bought.Was out of warranty of course.Should of had a recall and they didn't.Next one no matter what brand i buy will spend a little extra and get extended...
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    Notebook help

    I've got 2 dv9000's setting here right now.Both need motherboards.Probably just junk them.One is my daughters.From now on when i buy a laptop i will buy the extended warranty.Spent hard earned money on one for my daughter for collage now its junk.Had to give her mine.Didn't last much more than...
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