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FREE PC Hardware! by [email protected]
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April 19th 06 04:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fretting corrosion by ToolPackinMama
www.troubleshooters.com/tpromag/200310/200310.htm#_My_Story I experienced something like this, recently. Isn't this the damnest thing!? It tries my soul to think about how many times this could have been the real problem, or could have been complicating a problem.
April 19th 06 03:53 AM
by `AMD tower Go to last post
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HDD Installation Advice Please by BH2
Hi, I am going to install an extra hard drive in my computer, it is a Hitachi Deskstar 7K500, which is a 500gig SATA II drive. Will I be able to use it as a 500gb drive or will I need to partition it, or is it better to partition it. Thanks for any advice or help Regards Bob
April 19th 06 12:00 AM
by DaveW Go to last post
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Windows Update pushing CNET NIC driver? by John Doe
Anybody else get this hardware update on the Windows Update web site? "CNet Cnet FAST200 Pci Fast Ethernet Adapter" So far, the Hardware Portion of Windows Update has been less than useless. And for some strange reason I get that apparently silly suggestion. I have a Realtek NIC with a higher...
April 18th 06 01:46 PM
by spodosaurus Go to last post
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Computer won't get past the windows logo, reboots after by rayan
Hi Guys, I am having this problem with my pc. I turn it on, it boots fine until it hits the windows logo (Windowns XP pro) screen, at which point it stays there for the regular few seconds, then the computer restarts itself. It refuses to go to safe mode or to last known good configuration. It...
April 18th 06 05:12 AM
by JAD Go to last post
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fast PC for internet/office use by [email protected]
I want to build a fast computer. I want it fast and reliable. I want to build it from the best cpu, memory and hd. Video card is not important. The computer I want to build is for internet use maily. I am thinking about scsi card or sata which every is faster. I would appreciate if you can give me...
April 17th 06 11:26 PM
by John Weiss Go to last post
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Delay in Start when Pushing Power Button by fish123456
I have this issue where, when I push the power button on my computer, the fans spin up and I hear this clicking noise. The computer does not boot, there is no display, no beeping, nothing. Then, about 30 seconds later, the hard drive spins-up and the computer boots. At first, I tried swapping...
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April 17th 06 10:19 PM
by Dave Go to last post
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NewEgg refurbished Sempron 754 question by
NewEgg only sells boxed Sempron 754 processors meaning they come with an AMD stock fan and heatsink and AMD warranty. Does anyone know if the REFURBISHED Sempron 754 processors come with the AMD heatsink & fan? Was the quality OK? Thanks!
April 17th 06 10:03 PM
by Dave Go to last post
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LCD monitor-give me back my CRT!!!! by pheasant
Decided it was time to join the latest and greatest in monitors. Bought a 19" lcd flat panel. :\ Overall not too bad, just different, but played a game of windows solitaire, and the background on face cards was "busy". Hard on the eyes. The video card in this box IIRC is an old nVidia GE force...
April 17th 06 08:42 PM
by Brad Houser Go to last post
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ct4750 sound card -- worth bothering with? by Charlie Wilkes
Someone gave me this card. It's a few years old, dating from about 2000 I believe. It comes with a 5-1/4 front panel, ct4850, with microphone jacks and regular PC audio jacks, and 4 cds of drivers and software. The card itself looks to be a $10 or so item on ebay. My system is new this year and...
April 17th 06 07:48 PM
by Charlie Wilkes Go to last post
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turn on printer and broadband turns into dialup by `AMD tower
A neighbor installed a Canon printer in an XP system with Comcast broadband cat5'ed to a nic card. With the printer off, all is as usual. Hit the power switch and the internet screeches to a snail's pace. Just like, or even worse than dial-up. Anybody have any ideas on what's causing this?
April 17th 06 05:57 PM
by `AMD tower Go to last post
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My Dell Latitude C610 won't turn on by spoon_kid
Hi, I have a Dell Latitude C610 that I just got. Unfortunately it won't turn on. When i power it up, the green LED next to the letter A of the Keyboard Satus LEDs blinks ten times then the laptop shuts off. Does anybody know what this means? Thanks!
April 17th 06 05:32 PM
by spoon_kid Go to last post
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When adding a hard drive by SHRED
With one DVD/CD burner. Is it better to set the added hard drive as a "slave" on the same IDE channel as the existing hard drive or set the DVD/CD burner as a "slave" to one of the hard drives and run the additional hard drive on it's own channel?
April 17th 06 12:27 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Arctic Silver Demo's? by BOB
I need a good demo for applying Arctic Silver on a HSF. Something with good text details and fancy pictures, one with a movie/swf file if possible. Google queries don't seem to yield many quality results as of yet. thanks,
April 16th 06 07:27 AM
by BOB Go to last post
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thanks. by alex.cordero
I solved the problem with my computer thanks to help I found on this newsgroup. My computer kept restarting at radom moments and it turned out that it was in fact the power supply. I had a 500w Allied PS and replaced it with a 480w Antec. That works perfctly now. It was weird because the Allied PS...
April 16th 06 05:12 AM
by alex.cordero Go to last post
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Opinion-Experience Request: MSI K8N Diamond by SP Goodman
Hi Folks, I'm seriously considering this motherboard for a pair of new builds and would like to hear from people with experience with the MSI K8N Diamond. Thanks in advance! -- Stephen Goodman
April 16th 06 03:09 AM
by SP Goodman Go to last post
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UPS's and battery Backups mostly a RipOff !!! by Dave
10 mo's ago I bought an APC BX1500 UPS/Battery Backup Cost me $169.95 plus tax Rated at 110 min backup time (proved to be 45 min). The first one was defective. Got a replacement. It died after 10 months's !!! APC didn't return my call for a service request !!! Only buy a battery backup that will...
April 15th 06 10:45 PM
by Charlie Wilkes Go to last post
5 129
Copying to added hard drive? by SHRED
Is there a way to copy games and other programs over to an added hard drive from the existing hard drive. I was wondering if there is a program (preferably freeware) that will copy everything over, including changing registry settings, so that I can avoid reloading everything again. I will soon...
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April 15th 06 09:11 PM
by John Doe Go to last post
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BIOS hard drive problems by [email protected]
I have a computer I was working on putting together. It has a new M863G motherboard with a AMD Thunderbird processor. However, I have not been able to get it to recognize any hard drives. It recognizes the CD-ROM, but ihas not recognized the 8 gig and 60 gig drives I have put in it. Both of...
April 15th 06 08:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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dtk prm-0081-e0 by matrut
Hello! I've been looking for manual for dtk prm-0081i-e0. Nothink found. Old motherboard but seem to be not under support. Have anyone got such manual and can e-mail me this stuff? Thanks in advance Matt
April 15th 06 05:38 PM
by matrut Go to last post
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