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    Solved: Dell Vostro 1500 boot problems

    Turned out to be a bad hard drive. All the diagnostic test showed the hard drive to be fine, but I replaced it with another one I had, and it booted up fine. Thanks Mumbodog for replying.:)
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    Solved: Dell Vostro 1500 boot problems

    I have a Vostro 1500. When you turn the power button on, you see the Dell logo and then the screen goes black. You can tell the lcd is on, just nothing on it. I hit F12 and tried to boot to a windows cd, and it recognizes the windows cd and hit and key to boot to cd. When I do it goes starts...
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    Lenovo desktop USB problem

    I have a Lenovo desktop computer, about a year old, running XP Pro. I put my usb jump drive in, I can her the chimes where the computer recognizes it, the light on the jump drive starts flashing, but I can't see the drive when I open "My Computer" . I tried acouple of different jump drives ...
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    Can't install XP updates

    I reformatted my hard drive , reinstalled XP Pro, but can't install xp updates. It downloads them but will not install them. I have googled this and found a lot of suggestions but nothing has worked. Any ideas? TIA
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    Can't seem to install XP on a Dell desktop

    Guess I'll give that a try. Just hoping for something easy. Thanks !!
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    Can't seem to install XP on a Dell desktop

    Well, I have installed XP on at least 25 systems in the past 6 months with SATA hard drives and have not had to install the SATA drivers. However , I did have to install the SATA numerous times when SATA drives first came out. I might be wrong, but it seems anything pretty new would not...
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    Can't seem to install XP on a Dell desktop

    OK, I am pulling my hair out. I have a Dell Vostro 200 that came with Vista. I am trying to install XP on it. It starts going through the setup routine and then tells me it can't locate the hard drive. I know when XP came out sometimes you had to install the SATA during the install, but I...
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    Can't find shared printer

    Hey Terry, when I type Start - Run - \\Desktop - OK do I need to replace Desktop with the name of the desktop or type it exactly as you have it. The desktop is named "LivingRoom".
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    Can't find shared printer

    I will have to check when I get back over there. It just seems crazy it worked fine with the old desktop.
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    Can't find shared printer

    Sorry for the confusion, everything is working fine except for the company laptop not finding the shared printer. It goes to the internet fine. The personal laptop goes to internet and finds the shared printer.
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    Can't find shared printer

    I'm not sure, I don't think so. I am going back over there tonight. The company laptop connects to a big corp network domain when at work, could this be the problem? But the laptop did find the printer before replacing the desktop. When I was trying to find network printer , it couldn't find...
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    Can't find shared printer

    OK, here's the deal. My friend had a XP desktop connected to a wireless router. He was sharing his printer that was connected to desktop. His personal laptop running xp worked fine , used the printer connected to desktop fine. His company issued laptop running xp also connected to the...
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    HP or XP problem ??????

    I just built a nice new computer for a friend. It's a AMD dual core 5200 , running windows XP Pro. Here's the specs MNTR ACER|LCD 22" DVI X222Wbd - Retail (Qty=1, Price=$279.99) MS WORKS SUITE 2006 RETAIL - Retail (Qty=1, Price=$61.99) MB ASUS M2NPV-VM GF6150 AM2 - Retail (Qty=1...
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    USB problem

    I have a friend's computer. It has an Asus A7S333 mobo. Since it did not come with USB 2.0 ,she wanted me to put in a 2.0 PCI USB card to transfer files faster. OK, I put one in it, it worked fine for about a week, then blue screen, so she brings it back to me. I boot it up and just plug an...
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    IE Problem

    Thanks for the reply. The resolution is set on 800X600. It's just a 17" CRT cheapo monitor. The site has looked fine until last week?
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