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There is no signal to the monitor, it powers up and there is the initial beeping sound, cd drives, HDD, floppy and all lights and fans work fine. It doesnt boot up. I googled to try and solve the problem and have tried a process of elimination, so far I …
by andy1981iron in Hardware ()
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I was transferring large number of files from computer to one of my portable hard disks by copy & paste method when it malfunctioned. Now I cannot use this external drive. There is nothing important on this drive and is not a SATA drive, although is USB 3. Please find …
by davBro in Hardware ()
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I have GT-i9000 device. I cannot open any app that is installed in my device. it gives me error when i open any app. Errors: when i open whatsapp i get error: Whatsapp com.process.whatsapp.. and close automatocally after pop up error. when i open playstore error: google process com.google.vending process …
by phoenix254 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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hi I am Hoping some one here can shed some light on this. I have a toshiba satellite pro laptop but it's refusing to turn on. it was working fine 2 days ago and was last shutdown as normal. With the AC power supply plugged into the laptop the DC-in …
by swa in Hardware ()
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I am having my friend USB, which contains the error while Formatting, copying, deleting, renaming, moving files from it. The error is , I don't Know why this all happens? I try to repair it with the google help and find some common solution and tried too But I failed …
by Deep Modi 6 in Hardware ()
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Hello, I've been slowly getting into PC gaming over the past few months. I've recently been playing Fallout: New Vegas. After about half an hour of playing, i will be taken out of fullscreen and back to the desktop, with a window telling me to close Fallout to save memory. …
by Adam_10 in Hardware ()
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Hitachi has now announced a 1-terabyte internal hard drive, claiming they're the first to unveil a 1 terabyte hard drive in the industry. It doesn't sound terribly impressive, given the fact that storage mediums are increasing faster than you can blink an eye. However, they have done quite a feat …
by John A 1,896 in Hardware ()
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Hi I have an external hard drive its about 300 GB. I tried to recove my loose picture via testdisk but I couldn't because I got "Error Reading Sector" How can I fix "Error Reading Sector" I'll appreciate for your help
by tony75 10 in Hardware ()
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I've had my HD for a while now (Rock mobile disk). Last time I tried to access the data in it was a few months ago without issues. I tried using it yesterday and started to have issues. I have 600GB of data that needless to, is very valuable. It …
by arcybarrios in Hardware ()
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Hi I am trying to salvage user data from a hard drive that was installed in a Dell laptop. I have plugged it in to a Dell 490 workstation running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit using a USB connection kit - leads and power supply. First I used Chkdsk, it …
by ggeoff 4 in Hardware ()
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I had a trusty external hard drive for many years, it was a 500gb Seagate which worked fine up until the other day when the internal port for the mini usb detatched from the board and I was left w/ no way to connect it to my laptop.. Seagate failed …
by zehdekiel in Hardware ()
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I have a samsung 320gb HDD. Recently i am fatching a boot failour. I am trying to give windows. But a massage swing "a disk error occourer" and can not reboot pc. Can anybody help me?
by jim3472 in Hardware ()
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Hello, I have an external Seagate hard drive (Part #: 9BD862-580 and Serial #: 4LSOLYMD) that I've used for years. I recently moved and had it in my car and moved it a couple of times. I just tried to use it and when I power it on, the green …
by mjm906 in Hardware ()
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According to research from data recovery specialists Kroll Ontrack, some three quarters of those workers that had lost data on a broken device didn't attempt to ensure that information was irretrievable before disposing of the hardware. It doesn't matter whether the hardware itself is a PC or laptop, removable drive, …
by happygeek 1,589 in Hardware ()
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Hi, so I got my desktop yesterday and only started using it today but for some reason my brother unplugged it and it said updating but said it needed to undo but it say like that for 2 hours so I shut it down and then it said updating your …
by Denzel_1 in Hardware ()
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OK all. I've been reading for about an hour or so trying to find a solution and unfortunately I'm not able to get this PC working. OK here's the details: I just recently got this PC through a bulk purchase. I've only had it for a few days and I've …
by Jonathan_11 in Hardware ()
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Hi, I checked several posts on this forum but none of them seem to apply to my problem. If there is something I missed, or if I'm posting this on the wrong forum, I apologise; I'm new here. Problem: my laptop has taken to shutting itself down at random moments. …
by Cricket_2 in Hardware ()
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Hi i have an app stored in amazon ..and i want to give a link to users to download the app to their mobiles it is and android app.. how i can do this please ?
by asaidi in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Yesterday, as I was working on my computer, it died. Just as though someone had unplugged it. I knew I had a short, so I tried a new power supply cable. When I got the new one in, I hit the power button and the power supply unit popped and …
by jonnyboyrich in Hardware ()
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I know, a pretty regularly posted problem online and one I've fixed on computers in the past. The issue this time is I've tried every fix I can find in forums and nothing is working so I figured I'd see if anyone had any tricks I haven't tried. Situation: Attempted …
by Mike.Rigsby in Hardware ()
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hi my desktop was working fine last night and this morning it wont power up a blue light is flashing on the power button so l open it up the mini fans are turning but the cpu fan is not turning its a golden orb 2 its if it wants …
by Thomas_28 in Hardware ()
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News has broken this weekend that the personal data, including bank account details, of some 2.4 million customers of the Carphone Warehouse may have been compromised following a breach that the mobile phone retail giant is calling "a sophisticated cyber-attack." The company also warns that encrypted credit card data of …
by happygeek 1,589 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Today we look at an often forgotten and overlooked component of the PC ecosystem, the Uninterruptable Power System (UPS). In general UPSâs do not tend to get a lot of attention, they are not sexy gadgets, have limited activity and much like insurance. No one really cares about it until …
by b10hzrd 12 in Hardware ()
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So I was recently at the big Motorola launch event which spanned New York City, Mexico City, Sao Paulo and London where I was part of the media herd waiting to see exactly what new handsets were about to be revealed. The answer came in triplicate: the Moto X Style, …
by happygeek 1,589 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Hi, i bought an alfa wifi adapter with realtek rtl8187 moderboard, when i plug it to computer using 10 meters usb cable it show me the message: usb device not recognized. but it appear on Device manager and wifi management softwares (but no wifis shown) . but when i plug …
by mouaadable in Hardware ()
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I just got a new cell phone, sanyo 8200 camera phone, and I assume there is software to make your own ringtones from your cd's etc.... anyone experianced in this???? the thought of renting tones for $3 is silly when you can buy a song forever in itunes for $1... …
by ocnative1964 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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My toshiba laptop screen suddenly turned black,but if looking closely you can still barely see what is on the screen, like the screen saver turned it self on, but I restarted my computer many times and it loads up but still no results. I had this problem about 4 months …
by anetry in Hardware ()
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I'm looking at some towers on newegg and I'm trying to pick one out. I'm open to a full tower but I'd like to know if I can get away with a smaller case, mainly because of the price. I'd like to build a media server so the first priority …
by lewashby 14 in Hardware ()
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Hello. I have tried for 2 weeks to get my Parents computer up and running again. It died several years back, but I cannot for the life of me figure it out. I have tried burning recovery disks that I've downloaded online, along with Driver dvds, tried boot from USB.. …
by daniibeth in Hardware ()
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How do i copy all my music from my old itouch to the computer/itunes,so i can put it on my new itouch. PS: My OS is Windows 7.
by erer002 -2 in Hardware ()
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