Tag Archives: Compatibility

Q. What memory and drives fit my Mac Mini?

Apple Mac Mini models have gone through several design changes over the years. They have become slimmer, and recently Apple has dropped the Optical drive from the while Mini model line (which they had earlier done with the Server configurations). … Continue reading

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Q. Can I upgrade the video card in my machine?

You can upgrade the video card in a desktop Windows machine as long as 1) The motherboard has an available PCIe x16 slot, 2) There is physical space in the case for a full length, double width card (most modern … Continue reading

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Q. What webcams work with Mac?

For Mac Minis and MacPros which don’t have a built in camera, you can add a USB webcam. However, webcams require drivers to operate, and most of those come from the factory with only Windows drivers. Some cameras are supported … Continue reading

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Q. I can’t read new Word docx files in my older Word

With Office 2007 (Win) 2008 (Mac) and later, Microsoft has moved to new file formats for documents – .docx instead of .doc for Word, .xlsx for .xls in Excel, .pptx for .ppt in PowerPoint.  Older versions of Office applications cannot … Continue reading

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Q. I can’t open .WPD WordPerfect Files

.WPD is the file format used by WordPerfect word processing program.  FileInfo list of file extensions Rarely, WPD is used as an extension for other programs’ word processing documents. WordPerfect was the dominant word processor software in the 1980s and … Continue reading

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Q. I received a PDF file but I can’t get it to print

A PDF (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format) file should be openable and printable on any machine with PDF reader software, regardless of operating system. It is possible that your PDF file was created with a NO PRINT option or a … Continue reading

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Q. Will this new video card work in my machine?

The questions you always have to ask when installing a new video card in a desktop or tower machine are: Is there an available PCI-e x16 slot with space beside it for the video card’s fans? Is there physical room … Continue reading

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Q. Will my Intel d945gcl motherboard work with a Seagate 1 TB SATA hard drive?

Yes, as long as a motherboard has a SATA connector it will support any SATA drive up to 2 TB. Here are the support documents on this motherboard www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/highlights/dsktpboards/d945gcl Your board has ” Four SerialATA (SATA) channels (3.0Gb/s),via the ICH7, … Continue reading

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Q. Can I put a 3 TB SATA hard drive in my computer?

Motherboards with a standard BIOS will not support single SATA drives larger than 2 TB, support for 3 TB hard drives requires the new motherboards with UEFI firmware www.bit-tech.net/hardware/storage/2010/06/01/are-we-ready-for-3tb-hard-disks/4 If you have an earlier motherboard, an option is to install … Continue reading

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