flat screen monitor/install


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Old 05-02-10, 02:08 PM
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Question flat screen monitor/install

my sister inlaw wants me to try to install a flat screen monitor-in place of the current crt monitor . (for space saving on a small desk for a child.)
the flat screen was working when last used.-but there is no instalation c/d with it.
can the instalation information be down loaded from some website?
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Old 05-03-10, 02:30 AM
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The monitor should work with just the standard Windows driver. You can also visit the manufacturers web site to grab the latest driver.
 
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Old 05-03-10, 07:28 AM
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thanks for the info!
i will go over & give it a try.
 
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Old 05-14-10, 04:02 PM
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we bought a VGA cable -installed the flat screen monitor.
the monitor started,so it was recognized by windows.
Problem now is-there is a window that pops up instantly-
States-'this version of WINDOWS needs to be regestered'
my guess is that it is a bootleg wersion of X/P?
can we just buy a new X/P instalation c/d ? & install it?
what would be the proper thing to do?
as of now,the p/c does not have an internet connection.
will have to run a phone line to the room for DSL.
thanks
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Old 05-14-10, 05:13 PM
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You should be able to go to Microsoft.com and check if it is a bona fide installation. If not there will be a form to fill out and pay something like $120 for a license. Microsoft will then E-mail you a code and snail mail you a registered installation disk.
 
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Old 05-14-10, 06:04 PM
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Or just install Linux. It's free and the kid will probably never know the difference. I like PCLinux. Radically Simple PCLinuxOS Unless it is a very old computer I'd suggest the full KDE version. You can download it, burn it to CD and try running it from the live CD first without installing. If everything works then you can install it.
 
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that is what i was thinking, but the p/c has no internet connection.
for now the kid only needs the windows operating sysyem for c/d-dvd/ games-etc.
I'think' i can go to FRY'S & buy an windows x/p instalation package.
 
 

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