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Windows 10 and 11 / Re: Win 10 not seeing D drive
« Last post by Allan on Today at 05:12:36 AM »
Does the drive appear in File Explorer after you insert a disk?
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Hardware / Re: Replacing RAM between two laptops
« Last post by [email protected] on Today at 03:07:23 AM »
Both have SSD drive, but I want to install several virtual machines on them. I hope increasing in RAM make its performance better.
What do you think about?
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Hardware / Re: Replacing RAM between two laptops
« Last post by Lisa_maree on Today at 01:01:31 AM »
The Ramm is NOT transferable, The Sony is DDR2 memory and the Dell is DDR3 memory which is not the same. If you want to increase the memory in either laptop then you will need to buy the correct memory .

If both Laptops are using their orginal harddrives it may be a better proformance improvement installing SSD drives rather than more memory.
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Hardware / Replacing RAM between two laptops
« Last post by [email protected] on Today at 12:37:15 AM »
Hello
I have two laptops:
1- VIO Sony VGN-FW290 with 2GB RAM DDR2 (2*1), 2 Slots, Form factor: SODIMM. Speed: 20307MHz. The RAM can increased up to 8GB.
2- Dell Inspiron 5559 with 8GB RAM DDR3 (2*4), 2 Slots, Form factor: SODDIM, Speed: 1600MHz. The RAM can increased up to 16GB.
The question is if the second laptop's RAM is suitable for the first one? If so, then I can replace it and buy a new 16GB (2*8) RAM for second laptop.
What is your idea?
Thank you very much.
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Windows 10 and 11 / Re: Win 10 not seeing D drive
« Last post by High1 on December 07, 2022, 07:02:07 PM »
Thanks lostcoast

I will check in Device Manager and post back if that's OK. How would I check in the BIOS? I have to go to F12 at Start up. Should I see it there? Thanks again.
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Windows 10 and 11 / Re: Win 10 not seeing D drive
« Last post by lostcoast on December 07, 2022, 01:11:15 PM »
Is it listed in Device Manager?  have you checked the data cable to the device?  It should also be listed in Bios settings.
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Computer software / Re: Cloning,Syncing which is better
« Last post by Novel8 on December 07, 2022, 06:36:35 AM »
 HDD or SSD is not healthy and refuses to take the installation...Even if the SSD drive is new?

- You may need to disable UEFI in bios to get it to boot from USB stick of DVD...This i never tried

- You may need to change boot order so that USB or Optical DVD drive is listed prior to HDD or SSD drive...Always had the usb set first

- You may need to use a different USB flash drive as some have issues supporting bootable media and they will either be skipped by the system as if no image to boot from -or- the image on the USB stick will partially load the installer and lock up the system in a hung state. My Media creat. tool gets me always to the finished line on installing and the only thing i get recrded is the Cortana welcme info and NO viewable system...that is as far as i get with first reboot that informs us its going to do.
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Other / Re: Webpage stuck at "Checking if the site connection is secure" screen
« Last post by Lisa_maree on December 07, 2022, 12:37:16 AM »
It seems the website will only work on later versions of Andriod I tried it on Andriod version 5 which your TV is using and get the error but works on my tablet which is Andriod 10. Perhaps if you have a cellphone or Tablet you could use screen mirroring to display it on the TV.
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Hardware / Re: Dell Latitude laptop, no longer powers up
« Last post by Lisa_maree on December 07, 2022, 12:23:41 AM »
Hi Janis,

Check windows is completely up to date, there was a problem with Dell Inspirons which would not show the correct battery state after a windows update. This was fixed in a later update for windows.

Also check in device manager to get there just type in (device manager) and check there isn't anything with exclmation marks partically the SMI bus controller.

Also if you press F2 when first turning the laptop on you can check in the cmos the status of the power brick and the battery this is more actuate than the battery monitor in windows.

How to access device manager        https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/support/articles/00122116

Access Latitude bios             https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-enter-bios-on-a-dell-latitude
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Other / Re: Webpage stuck at "Checking if the site connection is secure" screen
« Last post by patio on December 06, 2022, 04:57:07 PM »
Is the time correct om the pc ? ?
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