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  1. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    Most motherboards have colored RAM slots. As long...

    Most motherboards have colored RAM slots. As long as you put same size modules in pairs on the same color slots you have dual channel. It doesn't need to be 4 modules of the same size, if you...
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    I discovered that if I disconnect the HDMI cable...

    I discovered that if I disconnect the HDMI cable before switching on the TV and then connect it again, it doesn't freeze and switches successfully to the TV. Any ideas? Thank you.
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    Laptop freezes when switching from screen to TV (HDMI)

    Hello,
    I have a Fujitsu Stylistic 702Q laptop connected to the TV with HDMI cable. To avoid distraction when watching a movie, I have set the dual display to Secondary only. So when I connect the...
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    Thank you for your reply. I use several...

    Thank you for your reply. I use several applications (Virtualdub, TMPGEnc, Nero Video, MultiAVCHD, IFOEDIT etc) to create a standard DVD-Video or AVCHD-DVD with the maximum possible bitrate (maximum...
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    Sharing 4K videos with family and friends

    I remember in the 80's and 90's when one wanted to share a home video with family and friends he would connect the camera to a VHS recorder to create a copy to tape.

    A little before the end of the...
  6. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [12] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,658 Views 496,862

    I remember typing code from a book about a...

    I remember typing code from a book about a gunshot sound effect. When I hit "Run", the TV was too loud and everyone in the house was scared! Good times...
  7. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    I remember installing Windows 95/98/Me and we had...

    I remember installing Windows 95/98/Me and we had to make sure we selected code page 850 (437) for proper Greek support in English US version. If we dare forgot that, there was no easy way to change...
  8. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    The first Windows with the familiar interface,...

    The first Windows with the familiar interface, Windows 95, could run on Intel 80486 70MHz CPU with 16MB RAM and standard VGA graphics. Windows 1.0 (shell to MS-DOS, no real GUI) could run on Intel...
  9. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    Without WDDM drivers, Windows 8 and 1 install...

    Without WDDM drivers, Windows 8 and 1 install only the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter that has no hardware acceleration, everything is done in software and drains resources so the computer is slower...
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    You can try running the setup by setting...

    You can try running the setup by setting Compatibility to Windows XP SP3 and of course "Run as Administrator". It might work.
  11. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    Yes, anything earlier than GeForce FX 5 series...

    Yes, anything earlier than GeForce FX 5 series has only XP drivers, so better stick with Windows 7 32-bit that accept such drivers.
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    As I have said in various threads, if there is...

    As I have said in various threads, if there is not a Windows 10 driver for a device, you can install the Windows 8 or Windows 7 or Vista driver (the newer the better) of the same type (32-bit or...
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    I don't know for elsewhere, but here in Greece...

    I don't know for elsewhere, but here in Greece you can still find new DDR3 RAM to buy, you may even find DDR2 modules. An alternative is to buy used RAM, but I don't think you can easily find used...
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    Your best option is to give the laptop to your...

    Your best option is to give the laptop to your local service and ask them to upgrade BIOS and the RAM. They should test compatibility and performance before charging you for the modules. If you are...
  15. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [12] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,658 Views 496,862

    317515 Stop scaring the ostrich!

    317515

    Stop scaring the ostrich!
  16. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [12] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,658 Views 496,862

    317514 I think I have to break up the...

    317514

    I think I have to break up the ostrich...
  17. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    AMD 64 can handle Windows 8/10 32-bit but not...

    AMD 64 can handle Windows 8/10 32-bit but not Windows 8/10 64-bit because it misses the required instructions. There is no WDDM graphics driver for GeForce 4 or earlier, so unless you can upgrade...
  18. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    To be able to install Windows 8/10 32-bit, you...

    To be able to install Windows 8/10 32-bit, you need a CPU 1GHz with NX/PAE enabled and at least 1GB RAM. To upgrade from Windows 7 you need at least 2GB RAM. This means any socket 775 CPU or newer or...
  19. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    If you can install it on a Pentium 4, you will...

    If you can install it on a Pentium 4, you will use Vista 32-bit or newer drivers and you should expect similar or better performance than Windows 7 32-bit. Worth to try.
  20. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    Check if PAE/NX is enabled in BIOS. Some old BIOS...

    Check if PAE/NX is enabled in BIOS. Some old BIOS cannot boot the Windows 8/10 DVD. Try installing Windows 7 first and then upgrade to 10.
  21. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 850 Views 843,632

    If it is Pentium 4 socket 478, you cannot install...

    If it is Pentium 4 socket 478, you cannot install Windows 8 or 10 because NX/PAE is not supported. If it has NX/PAE, check BIOS if it is enabled.
  22. Thread: Win10 update (1809-1909) stalls on tablet by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 11,747

    If you use your Microsoft account on Windows...

    If you use your Microsoft account on Windows Store you can see your apps and download them again in the other device. There is no need to register the computer with the Microsoft account (no need to...
  23. Replies 55 Views 232,215

    Unfortunately this doesn't work for my case...

    Unfortunately this doesn't work for my case (legacy setup, not UEFI). I will download latest Strelec or Windows 10 PESE and boot in UEFI mode. Then I will use EasyUEFI to hopefully get rid of any...
  24. Replies 55 Views 232,215

    Unfortunately this doesn't work for my case...

    Unfortunately this doesn't work for my case (legacy setup, not UEFI). I will download latest Strelec or Windows 10 PESE and boot in UEFI mode. Then I will use EasyUEFI to hopefully get rid of any...
  25. Replies 55 Views 232,215

    Is this working for all computers, or the ID is...

    Is this working for all computers, or the ID is specific to your hardware? How do I find out which is the ID for my computer? I want to remove a MacOS entry back when I was experimenting with MacOS...
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