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My Hard Drive Dead - looking for low cost data recovery alternative to a clean room service. by Homer R.
I know that my WD Caviar (WD800) 80G drive has died to a hardware problem. The bios cannot detect it. It makes a clicking noise. It has a Fat32 format. The data I need to recover is in the primary partition which is 50G. Based on my research, it probably will have to be opened up in a...
April 14th 04 12:00 AM
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Video Card and HDD Problems! by aatitan
The specs of my computer are : ASUS A7V8X-X Motherboard VIA KT400 SktA AMD Athlon XP 2600+ Powercolor Radeon 9200 SE AGP 8X 128MB DDR (ATI Powered) Western Digital 120GB Ultra ATA/100 HDD PC 2700 DDR 1x512+1x256 MB RAM Sony CDRW/DVD drive When first I had set it up, I installed WinXP Pro and...
April 13th 04 05:19 PM
by Ace Cruiser Go to last post
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LPT3 should be LPT2 by Jean-Paul De Winter
Hi, after installing XP on my computer it assigned LPT3 as my second printerport. I would like it to be LPT2.... how can I change this Thanks JP
April 13th 04 05:02 PM
by Ace Cruiser Go to last post
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every mouse movement beeps by Neils
Why would every movement of the mouse cause the pc speaker to beep, just like it would if the mouse was plugged into the keyboard jack? This is extremely annoying. Thanks
April 13th 04 04:58 PM
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What to keep in mind... by Neil Varshneya
Hi, What is necessary to keep in mind when buying parts to build a computer. I am very computer savy and intend to build my computer with this information. What must be known when buying computer parts to ensure they fit and work together. THANKS
April 13th 04 04:48 PM
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IRQ conflicts by Emlyn
I just installed an Asrock k7s8xe motherboard, amd athlon xp and 512mb ram and Radeon AGPX8. Since doing so, I notice a lot of devices are sharing irq numbers. Problems encountered... 1) No sound 2) Broadband web access is dead slow 3) detecting a new monitor even though the correct drivers are...
April 13th 04 04:01 PM
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My bios Q by GPG
HP Pavilion 4410, AMD K6-2 350. Cannot run two drives on same cable (pri-sec) Drives appear booting from powermax disk. Checked for a bios upgrade (Phoenix , upgrade from HP) On install get message "new DMI string is too large" Any clues? Posted this earlier and it got aload of old posts stuck on...
April 13th 04 03:46 PM
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no free memory....apparantly by Ace Cruiser
(Edward) wrote in message ... I just installed another 256mb of RAM into my computer, so now i have a total of 275mb. Before i did this, the computer seemed to work all fine, just a bit sluggish, now afterwards, it...
April 13th 04 12:11 PM
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Fastest Processor by Neil Varshneya
Hi, Post the fastest processor speed you know of in Ghz. Tell where it can be foung and who its manufacturer is.
April 13th 04 11:18 AM
by Ace Cruiser Go to last post
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Is the HDD dead ? by arvind
Hi Well I'm having an AMD-450Mhz sys with a 4Gb HDD with Win 98se installed and working quite well. Recently I purchased a second HDD of 6.4GB which I was told had some problems which was not specified. Now after installing the Second HDD the BIOS refuses to recognise both the drives. I've tried...
April 13th 04 11:05 AM
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Cat 5e cables and networking by Opticreep
I'm having a weird problem setting up my router. I have a computer, a DSL modem, and a router. If I hook them all up properly using a few short CAT5 cables, everything works fine. If I hook them all up using a few short CAT5 cables, and a 40-ft long CAT5e cable between the PC and the router......
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April 12th 04 07:42 PM
by glen herrmannsfeldt Go to last post
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some hardware etymology by Diana Post
Anyone have any leads on the origin of the word "motherboard" and who coined it? Thanks! d
April 12th 04 06:33 PM
by Michael P Gabriel Go to last post
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slimline cdrom as slave by Tony Stein
It is my understanding that slimline IDE cdrom and dvd drives tend to be "hard-wired" to be master on their IDE channel. I have need for a slimline drive that can be the slave. Can anyone suggest a manufacturer and model of a drive that master/slave switchable; or even just configured to be the...
April 12th 04 06:27 PM
by Tony Stein Go to last post
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code page operation not supported by rami_tal
HI I`m using Windows 98 with pantium 1 and I`m getting this message when I turn the system on `code page operation not supported' What should I do Thanks Rami
April 12th 04 10:16 AM
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Hardware etymology question by Lunaorion
Hi all, Does anyone know the answer to this, or where I could start looking for the answer? I'd like to know the origin of the term "motherboard" and who coined it. Any ideas or advice? Thanks! -D
April 12th 04 04:55 AM
by Lunaorion Go to last post
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Bios by GPG
HP Pavilion 4410, AMD K6-2 350. Cannot run two drives on same cable (pri-sec) Drives appear booting from powermax disk. Checked for a bios upgrade (Phoenix , upgrade from HP) On install get message "new DMI string is too large" Any clues?
April 12th 04 03:44 AM
by GPG Go to last post
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Installing 2 hard drives with different rpm's by vbprogwb
Hi, All! When I built my PC last year, I installed a Western Digital, 120Gb, 7200 RPM, 8MB buffer hard drive I have an old Western Digital Caviar 33200 (3 gig?) That I am thinking about installing for backup purposes only.
April 12th 04 01:46 AM
by Random Poster Go to last post
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Hardware doesn't work together by Neil Varshneya
Hi, What do I need to know to get all of the computer hardware components to work together? In other words will this work?: Computer Components Processor:
April 12th 04 01:41 AM
by Random Poster Go to last post
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Windows not booting by fear
I have a strange and complex situation- I have a PC with Windows XP and 2 hard drives. Windows stopped booting on the C drive. So I took out that drive and put in a spare drive and installed windows on it so it would boot. I can now access the second drive, retrieve the files from it, and then put...
April 11th 04 10:40 PM
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