I followed the instructions here: http://kubuntu.org/announcements/7.10-release.php#upgrade First, I should describe my hardware. Motherboard: Intel Seattle II SE440BX-2 Integrated multimedia: Yamaha DS-XG Network adapter: NETGEAR WPN311 I used for video adapter and media the old XP drivers. This can be caused by a defective powersupply or a defective motherboard. Reply Al Givens says: May 18, 2008 at 9:01 pm Well, i've seen a lot of folks haven't had problems with sp3 update from microsoft, i got to say i wish this contact form
Issues I've had Graphics card the generic identifies my card as being a 128mb instead of 256mb. Reply Cleveland St. And guess what? After a while I discovered it wasn't crashing, but rather once the cd installer loaded it switched the video output from my primary video card to the secondary card.
I have to install the Free Avira Personal 8.2 as antivirus, since other antivirus like AVG (free) or NAV2009 (trial) do very slow this PC. Ugh! If there isn't, then don't worry.
I recall using nvidia-xconfig to get it going. All drivers (except for my PCMCIA tv card) installed fine (ATI and AC97 via WinUpdate, automatically).System works smooth, fast (even faster than xp) and stable, ie8 seems to be faster than TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser Office Office 365 Exchange Server SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all products If you get a similar result then the defect is in the memory controller from the motherboard.
I would call it the best release yet (although I know that many would disagree). Plug a wired mouse (ps2) into the back of the mb, and reboot, now you should be able to get to the desktop. Put a diskette in the drive or close the drive latch. More Bonuses the last personal PC i purchased from them, the ZD8000 had too many issues.
of course then mine has different specs than it. And my grub/menu.lst was replaced, had to restore it... If a POP is set, the password prompt appears: Each time the system is turned on When the system is returned to normal operation from suspend mode A Supervisor Password provides Anyway it is taking me to much time and I need to work.
So I reloaded Sp3 and reinstalled the new drivers. Walter, thanks for the heads up… I guess your job will be easier at Best Buy since you have told us to shop elsewhere. Could only install a minimal system by loading the iso image from hard disk during installation. Reply Sand Harmon says: May 18, 2008 at 11:29 pm Like an idiot, I trusted microcrap and downloaded the service pack 3 into my e-machine with an amd processor.
Left it to install over night and next morning all was well. weblink I installed acer_acpi from a google maintained web site (how nice to find this). SP3/Norton/ and wireless access 5. granny6989November 14th, 2007, 02:23 PMJust to drop in my two cents....
Some of you, who are signed up for the newsletter, will notice we issued an Alert by email this week and that it contains a survey. Thanks for the advise. I can't believe that this is the case as mixed systems must be as common as a really common thing, so should be supported by the distros. navigate here Well, so far I've been unable to restore things.
sony's drivers only for XP. *would really appreciate out-of-box wireless support* Wednesday, January 28, 2009 9:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote arbitrary quip said: Sony Vaio VGN-FS760/W if it says it is missing a file or cannot re-register don't worry. fan Fans 139 questions posted Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes!
Thanks Reply Wayne says: January 31, 2010 at 11:22 am Hey guys, know i'm kinda late on this one… But I stay away from xp sp3 update totally! And VISTA is never going to happen with me! PS, Help the customer? I have not installed anything on it since my last post other than updating the spyware/adware/anti-virus software.
SMile Reply Don T says: May 19, 2008 at 7:41 am Rick..you go to add/remove programs to uninstall SP3. Reply John says: May 19, 2008 at 7:12 am Hi, Sony Vaio laptop : Sp3 installed in less than 30 minutes, no issues. As it happens with many distros I'm sure it is a problem with the kernel, as again reported on many discussion boards. his comment is here Make sure you have spelled the command correctly, placed spaces in the proper location, and used the correct pathname.
I get one screen at 1600x1200 and the other identical screen is 1280x1024. Replaced hard disk and reinstalled. Then again, that was a 48x desktop CD drive. Even better then my 2.0 core 2 duo 4gb ddr2 sony viao laptop!!!! The Beater!
Only one problem (till now); OpenOffice Spreadsheet won't open properly :( found solution here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=598633&highlight=openoffice+spreadsheet+compiz) :) wolframarnoldNovember 12th, 2007, 07:39 AMOverall, I'm disappointed. Now the only reason that I stayed with Windows was that I am an avid World of Warcraft player and that was it, now after reading in the games support forums Xubuntu should be the best xfce-desktop distro - with gnome apps only where no lightweight version is available. Solid yellow A device on the system board may be faulty or is incorrectly installed.
I was taken straight to the command line. Friday, May 29, 2009 1:17 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I'm trying build 7100 out on an IBM ThinkPad A20m with [email protected] Mhz. (Coppermine), 512 MB of Diagnostics Messages When you run a test group or subtest in the Dell Diagnostics, an error message may result.