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Man, I HATE Heatsinks With Intel Pins! by John McGaw
I just got done working on one of my workhorse number-crunching computers which labor ceaselessly in the back room in the basement running the World...
September 15th 16 06:20 PM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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UEFI...etc. chaos? by [email protected]
Paul, you seem to be one of the few people left who know computing down to the level of: at cold power up hardware determines where the...
September 15th 16 03:05 PM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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HOW2 reset 2 day old Win8.1 disaster? by [email protected]
Paul, my X86 system was stolen. Fortunately I've got the backup disks. Since Win7 crashed 2 years ago, I only use Linux. In order to get on-line with a...
August 26th 16 09:02 PM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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One more HP question by Thip
I actually got Windows reloaded on this stupid HP p6 and it booted, but I'm convinced the hard drive is failing fast. If I were to make an image of the boot...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 20th 16 12:41 AM
by ~misfit~[_16_] Go to last post
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error NVIDIA stripe by Norm X[_2_]
"Paul" wrote Each drive in a RAID array has metadata written on it. Thanks Paul, that is reassuring for one who might consider suicide over data loss....
August 17th 16 09:24 PM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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Dead HDD by Thip
I posted about the Pavilion p6. I WAS able to get a look at the drive but couldn't touch any of the files. So, as a last resort I popped the drive into my...
August 11th 16 12:05 PM
by Thip Go to last post
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Pavilion p6-2330 by Thip
I'm trying to repair this for a friend. It goes to the W8 startup, which whirls around for several minutes and goes to a blank screen. The easiest thing to...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 10th 16 07:05 PM
by Thip Go to last post
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How much memory on video card? by Micky[_2_]
I bought a new used PCI-ex16 video card that says on it "256MB onboard supporting 512MB DDR2". Where are these other 256MB supposed to be? Plugged...
August 8th 16 03:28 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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netbook doesn't finish charging by Micky[_2_]
I have an Acer netbook, and the battery loses a lot of juice when it's off. I turned it on last night and it was down to 25%, after sitting for 2 months or...
August 2nd 16 11:45 AM
by ~misfit~[_16_] Go to last post
7 322
nvraid error Win10 by Norm X[_2_]
Hi, I've encountered "nvraid error" in my (hopefully fixable) install of Win10 ultimate on my desktop. Years ago I set up a 3 drive RAID 0 storage array...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 26th 16 09:08 PM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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PSU type compatibility? by [email protected]
In article , nobody wrote: In article , Paul wrote: wrote: I know of 5 PC:...
July 16th 16 02:44 AM
by Paul Go to last post
1 303
What's the connector used to terminate a keyboard wire called? by Veek. M
http://storage1.static.itmages.com/i/16/0709/h_1468065869_8438417_2ac4dc2df9.png I have a USB keyboard with a defective cable (i'm retaining the USB-A...
July 11th 16 04:04 PM
by Veek. M Go to last post
4 466
PSU type compatibility? by [email protected]
I know of 5 PC: PSU types, based on the connectors:- 1. with 2 side-by-side, single row sockets that plugged to the PC single row of pins. 2. with 2-rows...
July 10th 16 04:50 PM
by Paul Go to last post
3 208
Router problem by philo
There is no doubt I need a new router. It's an old Linksys four port and not worth fooling with since I really want to replace it with an 8 port) At least...
July 4th 16 12:28 PM
by Norm X[_2_] Go to last post
5 515
what would I see on a scope? by Norm X[_2_]
Hi, Wikipedia and other sources say that for long length of USB cable, one should use a USB repeater. A hub will do. The use of a powered hub may make a...
June 27th 16 07:55 AM
by Paul Go to last post
1 482
Router sulks, then works. by Micky[_2_]
On one of these groups, I posted about 6 months ago about the adapter for my router failing after a power outage. Apparently it's not a power surge but just...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
June 9th 16 10:32 PM
by Ian Field Go to last post
13 468
How come portable drives are cheaper than desktop external drives? by Micky[_2_]
PJP, rather than reply to your post, I've started a new, related thread. How come, at least it seems to me, portable drives are quite a bit cheaper than...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
June 6th 16 07:34 PM
by Paul Go to last post
10 686
How to find specs on Toshiba laptops? by ~misfit~[_16_]
Hi Group. I've got two Toshiba Satellite A200 laptops (both PSAF6A series) in bits and I'm pretty sure I can put together one good one. However I'm having...
June 6th 16 10:26 AM
by ~misfit~[_16_] Go to last post
4 359
Make external drive sleep when PC sleeps by Micky[_2_]
I would like the opposite of what an earlier OP wants. I'd like my external drive to sleep when the computer sleeps, I guess mostly so the drive won't wear...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
June 3rd 16 09:53 PM
by .[_6_] Go to last post
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802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Card by tb
My laptop (ASUS G75V) has an integrated 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi card. That means that the card operates on both the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, right? -- tb
June 3rd 16 01:45 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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