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#1 festivalgirl

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 07:26 AM

Firstly I would like to say hello and thanks for having me!?!
I have worked with computers for years now but the more advanced they become the more of a pain they are!
I need to clean up my comp and get rid of some programmes, could anyone tell me what S3 Display is and the other S3 things?
Is it ok to remove them?
Thanks and heres to many more conversations!

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 07:40 AM

Hello festivalgirl,

What type of computer do you have and what operating system?

All the S3 stuff is most likely related to your video hardware and as such you should not remove it.
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Posted 12 January 2007 - 09:13 AM

Hi, I have a time desktop with windows Xp.
thanks for your reply, would you happen to have any idea why my screen keeps frezzing....its driving me CRACKERS!! :thumbsup:

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 09:23 AM

Can you provide us with a little more information about your screen freezing. What exactly happens? What are you doing when it happens? The more information the better.

Whenever your computer starts to behave strangely the first thing to do is to ensure that you have no viruses or any other nasties.

It's going to take some time but I would recommend you scan your comuter with some different antivirus and antispyware applications.

First scan with your antivirus
Then with AdAware, Spybot and SuperAntiSpyware.
Then do an online scan with Housecall.

If all that comes up clean then we need to look elsewhere.
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Posted 12 January 2007 - 09:27 AM

Just going to pick kids up now will look into this later, you are a star thank you very much.
Will be back in touch later x

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 09:51 AM

Other things you can try are:

1. Update Windows to ensure you have the latest updates.

2. Update all your device drivers.

3. Defrag your hard-drive.

4. Test your RAM and hard-drive for errors.

5. Open the computer to see if there are any loose connections or plugs.
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Posted 12 January 2007 - 01:08 PM

What is the make and model of your computer? The only reference I find about Time Desktop is a software download. S3 display is for for your graphics card such as S3 Trio 3D. These items cannot be deleted.

http://www.s3graphics.com/en/index.jsp
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