What kind of RAM do I need to upgrade my computer? 

by on December 3, 2010

Q: OK as it’s christmas i am being bought a RAM memory card, my computer has a total of 3 ram chip slots, i currently am running on a 1GB PNY DDR2 RAM card ( … ) i have heard that you need to have the same type of RAM card to work well with the original one, what i need to know is which would be the best option for me:

buy additional PNY 1GB DDR2 ram cards and plug them in to work with my original 1GB card.

buy a set of 2 chips (in the same packet) of 2gb+ ram and get rid of my original 1GB card.

buy additional (other company) ram cards and plug them in to work with my PNY DDR2 1GB card.

if there is a better choice for me, PLEASE tell me 🙂
btw i’m not amazing at computers but i have home built my pc
BTW it’s a desktop Windows 7 PC with a XFX motherboard, GeForce 8300 Graphics card (i think)
please mail me if you need to know anything else



What is a good video card that I can put in my Compaq Presario SR5350F? 

by on December 2, 2010

Q: I have a Compaq Presario SR5350F and I need a new video card but I don’t know which card will work with it. I’m looking for a mildly good video card that is not Intel that will work with this computer and is cheap yet effective. What might you suggest?


How do I upgrade my Compaq EVO D500 DT to a GeForce 9500 or better? 

by on November 28, 2010

Q: I have a Compaq EVO D500 DT intel 845 with a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card and I need to upgrade to GeForce 9500 or better, any suggestions?


Can I put a 500GB hard drive in a laptop? 

by on November 13, 2010

Q: I got an Acer Aspire 5570-2067 can I install a 500GB or 640GB in my laptop? If I do which one is better?


Can you update a Sprint HTC PPC6800SP with Windows mobile 6.1 to Windows mobile 6.5? 

by on November 11, 2010

Q: Can you update a Sprint HTC PPC6800SP with Windows mobile 6.1 to Windows mobile 6.5?


What kind of RAM does my Gateway MX6544 laptop use? 

by on October 8, 2010

Q: I have a Gateway MX6455 Laptop. It has 2 dimm 512MB 333MHz cards in it. Need to upgrade, as sytem analysis reports that it can support 4GIGs of ram. How many pins are my slots, and what type ram card do I need to look for? DDR? SODIMM?


What graphics cards can I use in my Dell XPS400? 

by on September 25, 2010

Q: I’m looking to upgrade my graphics card on my Dell XPS400. I was told to watch the power supply because a lot of the new graphics cards require 400 watts or more of power supply. How do I find out if my computer can handle this?


How come I get registry errors when I try to upgrade to iTunes 10? 

by on September 16, 2010

Q: I’ve recently gone through the same struggles with iTunes that some people have involving the pcast registry key. I fixed it, and Windows no longer has to configure iTunes every time I open it.

Now, however, I have a new problem. I’m trying to upgrade to iTunes 10 (manually),but every time it tries to install, it says it can’t when it gets to the deleting registries part. It says I don’t have access to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE32\Software\Classes\pcast

I know for a fact that I do, indeed, have access to that reg key. I even gave myself access to every key that had the word “pcast” in it. And yet, iTunes thinks I don’t.

I’m running a Windows 7 64x machine, with iTunes 32x installed.



Can I upgrade the CPU in my Toshiba laptop? 

by on September 13, 2010

Q: I want to know if upgrading the following CPU in my laptop work.
I’m not sure if the socket are compatible (or if there is anything else to consider).

== Laptop computer ==
Toshiba Satellite A-200-FT2

== Current CPU ==
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450

== Target CPU ==
Intel Core 2 Duo PRocessor E7500


What can I upgrade on my Toshiba Sattellite l555? 

by on September 4, 2010

Q: What can I upgrade on my Toshiba Sattellite l555? Like can I upgrade the video card memory limits hdd limits?