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Dell XPS410 Vista Home Premium SP2 I am having multiple problems with my computer. One is a racing CPU fan. Before I can tackle that, I need to know how to get the computer out of power saving mode. The instructions say to strike any keyboard key or move mouse. …
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Hi, Recently I started to encounter a new issue with my 3 year old PC. It sometimes turns off randomly, then turns back on after a few seconds. It can happen anytime, even when OS has not booted yet. Sometimes it turns off and on repeatedly, like struggling to keep …
by Buppy in Hardware and Software ()
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My Toshiba L770 Satellite Laptop does not power up, no LEDs lit when power adapter is plugged in. Power adapter producing 19.4 volts. Opened up laptop and got 19.4 volts at end of power connector harness when not connected to motherboard and ~0.5 volts at connector pins on motherboard when …
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So I have this so far, not sure how to make dollars * e^(rate*time) ...
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My daughter had problems starting her laptop for about a year. She would press the power key and sometimes it would work and sometimes it wouldn't. Sometimes it would take 10 or more tries before it worked and then it would power on. Other times even after 10 tries she …
by oneproudmom in Hardware ()
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Portable gizmos that claim to charge your cellphone or iPod on the move are two a penny these days. Solar powered portable charging gizmos are not such a common sight, it has to be said, especially if we are talking about ones that actually work. Which is why I was …
by happygeek 1,589 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Hi. I just wanna ask your opinion.. Which will be the best solution. I have a laptop with faulty screen. I don't think I want to repair it as it cost high. It is 2gb ram,320gb hdd and dual-core. In another hand, my family has a family PC with 512 …
by nizam27391 in Hardware and Software ()
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I have a dell inspiron n5010 with dual boot (windows 7 and ubuntu). It was running fine earlier but suddenly it started mistyping letters with multiple letters and special characters for 1 sec and then shuts down. After that laptop was not getting started for a while. Few hours later …
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Hi everyone, I'm trying to figure out if there is any way to do exponents using bit shifting. I know the following: x *= 2 --> x << 2 x /= 2 --> x >> 2 pow(2, x) --> 1 << x i'm looking for the equivalent bitshift, if any, …
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Hi there, Earlier this year I had a problem with my computer. When I was using it to play games and perform other quite CPU intensive tasks it would become sluggish and laggy. Usually a restart would fix it for a while. The problem got worse and worse until it …
by bops 1 in Hardware ()
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Green is in these days, and so is saving money. The EcoStrip 2.0 looks like a common power strip with built-in surge protection but it actually works to save you money while reducing your carbon footprint. The EcoStrip 2.0 comes with a USB connector that you plug into your PC …
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I have a very old Vaio laptop (PCG-Z505JE). Has had very few problems but the two it did have were fixed by great help here at DaniWeb. As of this morning, for the first time, the on switch on the right side did not turn it on. I think the …
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Hello, I'm trying to install a second graphics card in my PC. The problem is, there are only two 6 pin(I think that's the right word) power connectors for my PSU. I have two IDE power -> 6 pin adapters. If I put both of those adapters on the same …
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Hi I am fairly new at programming, I am working on a final project for my assembly language class where I am calculating college savings, this is the formula I believe I will end up using, fv= pv(1+(r/n))^nt, but I am in desperate need of help in writing that in …
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I am trying to print: 0 1 1 2 2 4 3 8 4 16 5 32 6 64 7 128 8 256 9 512 10 1024 11 2048 12 4096 13 8192 14 16384 15 32768 16 65536 17 131072 18 262144 19 524288 20 1048576 21 2097152 22 …
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I have a dell dimension 8250 that I've had for quite a while. Up until now I've been able to fix all of its problems but I was swapping out a hard drive and I accidently pulled out half of the power cord and the computer short circuited and it …
by Joexv in Hardware ()
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Hi, For like a year now my computer has been acting up. It was working perfecct before but then it suddenly started shutting offafter a while. I couldn't figure out what was wrong with it but then I wiggled the VGA wire and it started working again. This went for …
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hello, this is my code and for some reason it does not work :/ could someone tell me whats going wrong?
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Hello, I have been having an issue where when I run on my treadmill my 2 Wire modem (From Bell Canada) encounters an error of some sort and turns off my internet access. I have heard from many people that it's possible a small surge is being sent of the …
by maui_mallard 9 in Networking ()
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Hi. My Gateway notebook- mt6452 - will not power on. I recently updated it to Windows 7. Within a few days, I tried to turn it on and the power button was outlined in blue as if it was turning on, in a few minutes it blinked once. This went …
by Bukibear in Hardware ()
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Today i woke up and my computer wouldn't turn on. I did have this problem a few days before this but after a few mins it turned on. At the time i thought there was a slot not working on the power strip. I re pluged it in somewhere else …
by Bimbkin in Hardware ()
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Two incidents: Last night, I had my HP Pavilion dv9620us notebook PC running, and was using both Microsoft Word (with a few windows open) and Internet Explorer. (I'm running Windows Vista.) I went away for a little while, and when I came back, the screen was dark, as it should …
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Pros: HARDCORE COVERAGE! Easy installation Lots of options dual band USB sharing 4 guest networks per band fast nice setup menus that look good and easy to navigate lots of security support connections are solid Cons: only thing is lack of print server, other than that it's perfect. Other Thoughts: …
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So I recently bought a whole bunch of computer parts in hopes of making my first build. Specs: Intel LGA1155 DDR3 1600 ATX BOXDH77KC Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B Intel i7-3370 Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 BX80637I73770 GeForce GTX 550 …
by A1pheus in Hardware ()
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Have an SATA adaptor to allow an SATA drive to be used in a machine intended for an IDE drive. There is a power connector that is connected to a counterpart power connector from the system board. I need a power cable to go directly to the SATA drive. Images …
by mnewsome in Hardware ()
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I installed a Synchrotech cardbus reader into a new PC today. It fits into a 3.5" drive bay and has a IDE cable that connects to the PCI slot on the back of the board. After installing it, the mouse driver disappeared and I had to reinstall the drivers. I …
by Tjmahone in Microsoft Windows ()
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When I hear the word 'powerstation' I immediately conjure up images of either a mega-screen laptop or some seriously beefy server hardware. Mophie, however, likes to think smaller. Much smaller, apart from when it comes to naming products that is. The Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo is one heck of …
by happygeek 1,589 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Hey guys! My Asus G1S Gaming Laptop suddenly won't turn on for some reason. No light, no fan, simply lifeless. Before this, there were no signs like errors, automatic shutdown, etc. that it would die soon (did I mention all of a sudden?). I know it's probably the motherboard at …
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I asked question in but noticed that a question above my own had not received any response within last month, so I decided to start a new thread. My Toshiba laptop yesterday shut down cold in middle of work. No lights. No sounds. No nothing. I several times unplugged it …
by GeneralUSA in Hardware ()
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As the title says, my motherboard won't boot up but randomly boots up by itself! Now a detailed explanation. Firstly my motherboard is . When I first got it, I had a 20-Pin PSU of 300W and I've used it for about 2 weeks. Then one day, when I came …
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