Originally Posted by nocturnal0wl
Hrm... I run azureus and it uses a lot less mem than it used to. You should upgrade! It was bulky before, but it just rocks now.
I also used ABC [BitTorrent].
But I using NetLimiter to fake to ABC that I allow ABC to upload unlimited amount of data per seconds so I get unlimited amount of data download per second as well. Eventhough I'm using NetLimiter to limit...
I know a program called 'Net Limiter'.
It didn't limit the amount of data send out in a day but you can set it to limit the data send out per second. So you can calculate whatever if you set it to limit at this amount of data send per...
The Sony VGN-A290 is only have 2 upgrades from VGN-A170/190.
The 1st upgrade is the HDD which is change from 80GB 5400RPM [Max] --> 100GB ?RPM [Most likely to be 4200RPM which is suck]
The 2nd upgrade is the DVD Burner Speed which...
I have that kind of problem before but it is my Toshiba laptop.
And the problem find out to be a HDD.
So please check whatever your HDD is working fine or not.
Try swaping new HDD in and see if it shutdown again.
If the internal sound card is already bad [and you already tried with good head phone] you not goanna get anything better with good external portable speaker as well caz you still get a sound signal from bad internal sound card.
What software are you using?
I have this kind of problem before when some of the movie play fine on desktop and play badly on laptop, but after upgrade the software [espcially DVD codec in some software are better than another]...