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Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance 41265

No Life Club Posts: 3,307 One Day Closer To Death
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #390 on: December 18, 2018, 12:46:45 AM »
Are older versions of chrome not supported on forum anymore? I cant get forum to display properly on my old pc which I cant get update anymore due to old vista os. I can see it ok on my phone though.

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Administrator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,426 I am geek, hear me code
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #391 on: December 18, 2018, 11:10:00 AM »
Are older versions of chrome not supported on forum anymore? I cant get forum to display properly on my old pc which I cant get update anymore due to old vista os. I can see it ok on my phone though.
I'm not aware that it's incompatible with older versions.

check the web browser section of this thread here: https://msfn.org/board/topic/175262-last-versions-of-software-for-windows-vista-and-windows-server-2008/

as noted, it's better to use one that has the "ONG" tag (on-going support/updates)

Sadly there's not much left in that list and nothing that is a major browser, only derivatives.

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No Life Club Posts: 3,307 One Day Closer To Death
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #392 on: December 19, 2018, 02:15:06 AM »
thanks for response, hopefully it clears up after you finish the server work.

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Administrator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,426 I am geek, hear me code
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #393 on: December 19, 2018, 10:34:35 AM »
If the problems your having are new, it's not forum related, since the forum software hasn't changed, the last update was over a month ago, and was minor, maybe using the old theme might be better for you? go to profile > modify profile > look and layout and select Curve

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Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #394 on: April 24, 2019, 09:46:09 AM »
I need to free up some space on my C: Drive to fit a couple of new games on. One of my Games (Battlefield 1) is taking up 80GB.  :ahhh

I'm thinking I should move any program that doesn't need speed (eg CAD) to the D: Drive.  :think:

Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 36,553
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #395 on: April 24, 2019, 10:58:16 AM »
What are you talking here, ssd, hdd, specs etc?
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,309
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #396 on: April 24, 2019, 11:13:34 AM »
C: Drive is an SSD: Samsung 950 PRO - 256 GIG - M.2 x 4 - MZ-V5P256BW (2000 MBs)
D: Drive is an HDD: WD Black Performance Hard Drive WD2003FZEX - 2TB

I built my PC a couple of years ago, didn't really know what I was doing though!

Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 36,553
Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #397 on: April 24, 2019, 11:19:42 AM »
Yeah game from ssd, data on hdd.
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Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #398 on: November 21, 2019, 02:33:57 AM »
Need to clean a ton of dust out of the inside of my computer case. Thankfully, this one is retired from being used for college, so I don't have to worry about it being out of commission.

What tools and supplies do I need? Could the "corrupt" memory error, occasional blue screens, and intermittent Wifi all be related to dust buildup? I keep the antivirus (Norton) up to date, so I don't think it's a virus.

And, next step (and perhaps even while its apart for cleaning, I plan to at least double the RAM (from 8 to 16GB) and install a supplemental SSD for gaming purposes.  What's a good RAM that doesn't cost a ton of money?

The new computer has had an issue out of the box. It beeps once every time it comes on, meaning the BIOS code for bad RAM. Seems everytime the computer is used for anything graphics intensive, it shuts off on its own. So, send it back or replace the RAM myself?
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Re: Self Sufficient computer repair and maintenance
« Reply #399 on: November 22, 2019, 09:20:32 AM »
I don't know what's causing your error problems, but a good dusting is a great idea because something important could be overheating if it's suffocated in dust.
All you usually need is a Phillips screwdriver to open the case.
I would (carefully!) use a vacuum to get rid of the majority of the dust, and a can of compressed air to deal with the rest.

What kind of RAM does your computer have?

(And some say that Norton IS a virus...  :rofl: )

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