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I finally have a cure. I reformatted and...

I finally have a cure.

I reformatted and reloaded Win XP Home Edition. During the reboot process after the reload, I got the same error described above during the boot process. Hmmm, obvious...
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Posted By Wallpaper

I've downloaded memtest and I'll see if that...

I've downloaded memtest and I'll see if that finds the problem. I'm also just going to format and reload Win XP Home Edition to see what that does too. Will post back later with results. With any...
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Posted By Wallpaper

Today I have new errors! :) Every day is a new...

Today I have new errors! :) Every day is a new day with my computer, the only difference is that this time is the second day in a row with no OS load. Usually it takes like 10 attempts, but it...
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Posted By Wallpaper

Exclamation Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop help

Dell Inspiron 8200
1.7G P4
256MB RAM
Nvidia GeForce 2 Go video
30 G Hard drive

Bought this used and when I got it, it was having various problems. Have since reformatted to Win XP Pro and...
01-09-05, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Wallpaper

It's almost impossible to explain, so I'd...

It's almost impossible to explain, so I'd recommend getting some wrapping paper and painters tape and do some experimenting.
01-09-05, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Wallpaper

http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=116...

http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=116896
11-25-04, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Wallpaper

Wallpaper is a hard call, there's no doubt, but...

Wallpaper is a hard call, there's no doubt, but let me give you my take:

1. Wallpaper is the cheapest thing you can do for your walls looking at a time vs. cost factor. Wallpaper's lifespan...
07-18-04, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

Your methods sound good. I would recommend a...

Your methods sound good. I would recommend a sealing primer specifically designed for this situation though. Zinsser's Gardz or Sherwin Williams' PrepRite Drywall Conditioner are probably the...
07-18-04, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

The removal method outlined here...

The removal method outlined here (http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=116896) is my best advice. As to preparation, once the paper is stripped use a quality wallcovering primer prior to...
07-18-04, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

The removal method outlined here...

The removal method outlined here (http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=116896) is my opinion of the "best" method.
04-12-04, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

Sorry to hear about your luck. Review this...

Sorry to hear about your luck. Review this thread (http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=116896) about wallpaper stipping advice as it may help. If in the end, it refuses to come...
03-23-04, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

That employee is a classic example of a poorly...

That employee is a classic example of a poorly trained and highly ignorant person. I would expect better advice from a "pro". :mad:

You should remove 100% of the old wallpaper prior to papering...
03-10-04, 01:14 PM
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Views: 1,353
Posted By Wallpaper

Repair any damaged areas with joint compound. ...

Repair any damaged areas with joint compound. Remove any obviously loose material and sand rough areas. Apply a primer/sealer. This is a new material designed to repair drywall boo-boos and works...
03-10-04, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

If it is true Anaglypta, that is designed to be...

If it is true Anaglypta, that is designed to be painted. Technically, you hang it, caulk the seam areas and paint it. It could be used unpainted if you wanted though. Any adhesive should work. ...
03-04-04, 04:56 PM
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Views: 1,496
Posted By Wallpaper

Talking Hanging pre-hung doors....a success story!

My husband and I installed 5 pre-hung doors over the course of this week. Door #1 was installed using our combined general know-how. It took 2 hours and enough painter's caulk to build a battleship...
03-03-04, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Wallpaper

Are you hanging over old wallpaper? If so, it...

Are you hanging over old wallpaper? If so, it will take a long time to dry because you are encapsulating wet adhesive between to vinyl layers. If not, wallpaper can take a while to "dry" depending...
02-25-04, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Wallpaper

This link...

This link (http://www.thepaperhangers.com/showcase/border.html) may give you a visual on prowallguy's advice. Mitered cuts are the norm, but some pros find a wavy cut works better depending on the...
02-16-04, 01:54 PM
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Views: 865
Posted By Wallpaper

This will help: ...

This will help:

www.wallpaperinstaller.com/seam_repair.html
01-26-04, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Wallpaper

I am not familar with wallpaper books, but cruise...

I am not familar with wallpaper books, but cruise on over to www.wallliner.com, they have some stuff you may like and they are really cheap with the industry's best service.
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Posted By Wallpaper

The good stuff has the chips on one side, the bad...

The good stuff has the chips on one side, the bad stuff has chips on both sides. The hubby works in electronics and installed the RAM, so any precautions necessary, he exceeded. Looks like we will...
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Views: 814
Posted By Wallpaper

You are asking a very valid question! The...

You are asking a very valid question!

The old working RAM is: Kingmax MPXV62D-KX 256MB PC3200 400Mhz DDR CL2.5 184 DIMM Memory

The new RAM was: Kingmax SuperRAM Series MPXB62D 184 Pin 256MB...
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Posted By Wallpaper

Where to find pre-tested RAM?

Other than buying factory pre-tested RAM (Crucial and Kingston supposedly do this), does anyone know of an online retailer that will pre-test RAM prior to shipping? I ask this because I received RAM...
01-23-04, 06:50 AM
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Views: 2,572
Posted By Wallpaper

Sadly, I don't think there is a faster way. To...

Sadly, I don't think there is a faster way. To remove adhesive, I spray the wall with a garden sprayer filled with warm water that has a small squirt of Dawn dishwashing detergent in it. I wait 5...
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Views: 1,915
Posted By Wallpaper

I did a search about spring replacement and there...

I did a search about spring replacement and there were some old posts that recommended professional installation no matter what. It seems that when this site was young, many posters would not ask if...
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Views: 1,915
Posted By Wallpaper

Garage spring replacement story

After considerable research here about our broken garage spring, I though I would share our story. My husband and I returned from a short vacation over the holidays to a broken garage door spring. ...
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