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Old 11-20-2012, 09:13 PM   #16
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Talking Problem solved!


It was the memory. I ordered a NEW 2GB DDR2, 800mhz replacement, brand: Kingston and all is well. I have installed Linux Mint 14 Nadia with MATE desktop environment. So far, all is well. Will wait until I reboot, after system update, to mark thread solved.

BTW, I love MATE. It is like a perfected version of Gnome 2. Thanks, for suggesting it @cascade9!
 
Old 11-21-2012, 04:29 AM   #17
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As far as my PSUs go, all of them were bought new between 1-3 years ago and all work fine. I would be using the 450W PSU (which is the oldest) if it had a PCIe power plug on it. I don't need as much power as the current supply provides -- I bought it a year and a half ago.
Most power suppies with no PCIe/SATA power plugs are either old or very low spec. Even if you bought the PSU recently doesnt mean it was produced recently, there is always old stock around.

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BTW, I love MATE. It is like a perfected version of Gnome 2. Thanks, for suggesting it @cascade9!
Gnome was never a DE I liked, and MATE doesnt do anythign for me either. Id rather use Xfce or KDE.

I'm glad you like it though.
 
  


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