Memory Address Error at xxxx

Failing Bits: XXXX and other Memory Access Failures If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Memory access failures Explanation: A failure was detected within the system memory. This usually means a failure of the simple memory tests performed at …

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undelete MS-DOS Command

Type: External (5.0 and later) Syntax: UNDELETE [d:][path][filename] [/DT|/DS|/DOS] UNDELETE [/list|/all|/purge[d:]|/status|/load|/U|/S[d:]|/Td:[-entries]] Purpose: Restores files deleted with the DELETE command. Discussion Used to recover files that have been previously erased. The UNDELETE command can only recover deleted files if no new files or changes have been made on the disk since …

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Making a bootable Windows 2000 CD  As soon as I downloaded Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000

Making a bootable Windows 2000 CD As soon as I downloaded Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000, I immediately wanted to slipstream it into my install files. For those of you that don’t know what slipstreaming is, read about it and how to do it here. The one thing that …

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The Support Tools Included With Windows 2000

Microsoft® Windows 2000 Knowledge Center Using the Tools At Hand The Support Tools on the Windows 2000CD Along with many the useful tools already built into the Windows 2000 operating system, there are more than 40 additional Support Tools included on the Windows 2000 CD. Although the large majority of …

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Hard Drive Media Transfer Rates

Hard Drive Media Transfer Rates If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! When we decided to update this particular segment involving media transfer rates, we chose to step away from the norm and not advance anyone’s opinions, theories or …

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Standard Hubs, Stackable Hubs, Switches and Bridges

Standard Hubs, Stackable Hubs, Switches and Bridges Standard Hubs When thinking about what type of Standard Hub you may want to purchase, you need to think about what you will be doing with your network in the near future. Will you be adding many more devices to your network? If …

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What is LAN, WAN, MAN?

What is a LAN, or a MAN, or even a WAN? Let’s start with a LAN connection. A LAN (Local Area Network) is a group of computers and the network devices connected together usually within the same building. By definition, the connections must be high-speed and relatively inexpensive (e.g. token …

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format MS-DOS Command

Type: External (1.0 and later) Syntax: FORMAT d:[/1][/4][/8][/F:(size)] [/N:(sectors)] [/T:(tracks)] [/B|/S][/C] [/V:(label)] [/Q][/U][/V] Purpose: Formats a disk to accept DOS files. Discussion Formats the disk in the specified drive to accept DOS files, analyzing the entire disk for defects. Initializes the directory and file allocation tables. Can be used to …

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Bi-Directional Printing Issues

What You Should Know About Bi-Directional Printing During normal print cycles, print signals or print instructions are sent in one direction, from your computer to your printer. Printers that are Bi-directional (also known as bi-tronic) capable also have the ability to talk back to your computer in order to advise …

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168 Pin DIMM

168 Pin DIMM The 168 PIN DIMM is what is found in most desktop computers today. Early on there were three memory types offered in the 168 Pin DIMM form factor, FPM, EDO and Synchronous DRAM (SDRAM). Their configurations include 64bit, 72bit and 80Bit, ECC and Non-ECC, and memory sizes …

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