1. AAccers

    Factory Reset Issue

    I was factory restarting a Windows vista laptop so I could do an upgrade to Windows 7. I was doing the repair system through the advanced boot tool. But someone I live with powered off the laptop and now it won't turn on
  2. T

    Solved This old beast (Vista to win10)

    ...Yeah, this thing, still running on Vista. MSI M4a79 motherboard AMD Phenom x4 940 (3 GHz) ATI Radeon 4800 8 gb DDR C: 150 GB D: 500 GB Brutal CM Scout case I want to upgrade this old beast into a windows 10 midrange gaming machine, or at least make it viable as an interweb computer, it's...
  3. CFIannotti

    Solved New power supply recommendations

    I have confirmed, my HP Pavillion desktop PSU is dead. My dead motherboard Dell desktop has a good PSU. I was able to set up the Dell PSU into the HP enclosure, but of course, the power plugs to the HD were different. The HP are the 4 big pin type, and the Dell were the flatter 4 contact...
  4. Z

    How to upgrade Vista to 10

    the version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running 32-bit 64-bit this is what comes up when i try to download windows 10. I could really use some help thanks
  5. X

    Updating Windows Vista to Windows 10

    Hi, I have here a Dell XPS 6301 that has Windows Vista on it, and I have Windows 10 on a usb. Can anyone give me instructions on how to install the Windows 10 to it? Thank you !
  6. karebear

    Laptop keeps shutting down

    I have an old laptop...HP vista. It keeps shutting down after I boot it up. Sometimes it stays on a minute or two other times shuts down right away. Is this a cord issue? Thanks!
  7. LUIS39

    Solved PC Slowed Down

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3069 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb Hard...
  8. MaryBeth

    Solved Monitor for Vista?

    Hello. I have a Dell Vista that needs a new monitor. I called Dell but do not totally trust what they are saying. Does anyone know any reason if I buy a Dell monitor from Amazon or Walmart that it would not work? They were telling me it has to match up with my computer. I think if I go buy...
  9. CFIannotti

    Solved Slow loading Vista,bad Graphic card ?

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4500 @ 2.20GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 2036 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset...
  10. K

    Solved I don’t know what to do

    So my computer is a HP G60 running vista and recently the screen has gone pixelated like a 90’s box screen computer. I tried freeing some space thinking it was the processor but to no avail. Any recommendations?
  11. E

    would like to upgrade to windows 7 from vista. How?

    vista is running real slow , seems bogged down. except in safe mode, where i cant do much How would i go about upgrading to 7 ? ive read a lot, all confused. thx.
  12. M

    Firefox and Chrome freeze in Vista

    Hello I know I'm supposed to post the system info etc. about a problem, but I can't get the computer with the problem to let me get past the first internet page. It takes me to a home page, then lets me go to one more page, then freezes. I tried malwarebytes, spybot, adwcleaner, and...
  13. S

    Support for DOS apps and legacy XP apps

    As I've understood it, ever since the release of Windows 7, there has been no way to support programs written to run in a DOS session from within Windows, even by using XP Mode or by running a Virtual Machine with Windows XP. Is this still true, or have there been any methods or products...
  14. M

    Mousepad not working

    I had my laptop repaired a while back for a cracked screen and a missing key, and since then it's practically useless. When I left-click, my computer reads it as a right-click, and when I right-click, it doesn't read it as anything at all. The computer boots and asks me if I want to start...
  15. C

    Losing Internet Connection on certain websites

    I have WIFI internet connection. It seems CERTAIN websites will make me lose internet connection and when that happens my laptop loses its network discovery - nothing under Sharing and Discovery. If they have some motion graphics on their site - not sure but suspect something about it. The only...
  16. J

    New Suspected infection, remote access

    I was talking with my elderly neighbor about her computer and became concerned when I found she did have internet, she said she didnt, and some remote access programs enabled, no login security, firewall turned off, and no router security. So, I ran The frst scan and would appreciate any...
  17. B

    Problems trying to format my Toshiba A200 Satellite

    (Sorry if my english is actually bad) Hello all, Im here looking for some help, because this is the first time that happens to me since i got my laptop, and i already did a lot of formatation on my laptop before but this never happen... Everything goes normal until the point that opens two...
  18. C

    Windows Error Recovery keeps on coming on and off on laptop

    Windows Error Recovery keeps on coming on and off on this gateway laptop computer that I am trying to fix for a friend. By clicking on "Launch Startup Repair (recommended)", the screen goes black for a few moments and then returns to the "Windows Error Recovery" screen. This continues to happen...
  19. B

    Strange things happening with Windows Vista

    I've noticed some very strange things happening with Windows Vista. The most annoying and invasive to my work is when I happen upon a file with a strange name, no extension. Like "M." Or "Br." I've determined the files are always valid files. I discovered they always show up when I've opened...
  20. I

    Reinstallation resulted in missing connection abilities

    Hello! I inherited my late mother's Dell Inspiron 1525 and at the time it had a copy of windows that said in the corner it was ingenuine. I believe her neighbor at the time had done something to it for her. It crashed, so I reinstalled windows vista and cannot afford to upgrade to a newer...