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  • Could my Computer Case Be the Cause?

    Hello,

    A few years back I built a computer mostly on the cheap using a bunch of old parts and a really nice case and power supply. The case is an antec 900 and the psu was a cooler master silent gold 800. the prosesser, mobo memory and video card were all recycled from other builds.

    So that computer got glitchy and I had to constantly re start it and play with tuning it on and off to get it to even get to bios, so eventually I gave up on it and bought a tiny barebones htpc to use in the living room. recently I built myself a new computer and I took the guts that was my old computer and installed it into the Antec 900 case.

    I used the 800 watt gold psu in my new build and have no problems with it

    So inside in Antec case is the exact same guts, every piece of my old computer which I know to be rock solid just 7 years old and it is having start up problems not exactly like the first time but in the genre.

    I never suspected by mid - high end brand new case. Could the power / reset switch that come pre installed in a case be the real cause?

    2 AnswersDesktops6 years ago
  • Sata type new HP DV7-6b32 laptop?

    Does any body know if the internal Sata HDD connection is a sataII or a Sata III. I can,t find anything either way.

    Thank You

    1 AnswerLaptops & Notebooks9 years ago
  • Wireless Network Extenders?

    I have a b/g/n wireless home network, I have a detachesd garage studio that has wired internet but does not get much signal from the wifi router in the house. Is three a device that I can plug into the network (hardwired) to transmit a clone of the house's wifi signal (same network name log in etc..

    4 AnswersComputer Networking10 years ago
  • can I install a AMD socket AM2+ processor into an AM3 mobo?

    I have the god awful ASUS (my first bad ASUS board) M3n 78. It blue screens more often than not and I have had it! Unfortunately there are slim pickins out there for an Am2+ mobo and I need to support a 140w quad core. I have notices some boards say Am2 Am2+ and Am3... Does anybody know for sure?

    3 AnswersDesktops1 decade ago
  • WHY IS THE MARKET AT 11,000?

    There is no reason for it

    we are still losing jobs

    the financial reform was / is a joke

    We are bleeding manufacturing jobs and replacing them with low paying service jobs.

    Why is the market going up?

    Is there somebody out there that actually thinks the market deserves to be as hign as it is.

    Sorry I shorted the market at 10,900 and I want my money :)

    11 AnswersInvesting1 decade ago
  • rigged after hours trading?

    why is it all the great action happens after hours when regular guys like me can't buy in or sell.

    If I ever make an after hour trade it is executed in the morning no matter if I do the trade a couple of hours after closing.

    Why not just have it open 24/7 if not than close it for every body

    closing ya right, for who? seems to be open for somebody.

    High frequency computer generated logarithmic trading needs to be banned.

    1 AnswerInvesting1 decade ago
  • Why are Republicans Republicans?

    The Republican party has a majority of poor Americans in their ranks. Why? When the republican party work directly against everybody expect for the super rich. If you don't make more than $500,000.00 per year then voting republican is like shooting your self in the foot. I just don't get it. Liberals do the most for poor people historically yet the poor seem to be mostly republican. The very word liberal means to preserve and defend liberty.. sounds like a good thing to me. Can somebody please tell me why they consider themselves a republican even though the GOP is against them? Or why they are against a group that wants to defend liberty. Please do some research before answering and you will see that I am telling the truth.

    16 AnswersPolitics1 decade ago
  • What was the Iraq war really about?

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Halliburton Co. said on Wednesday that it has gotten a letter of intent from Shell Iraq Petroleum Development BV that would make Halliburton the project manager for developing the Majnoon field in southern Iraq.

    Halliburton said it wold be working with Nabors Drilling and the Iraq Drilling Company. The contract needs final approval by Iraqi authorities, Halliburton said.

    Iraq reached a deal with Shell in January to develop the mammoth oil field, along with partner Petronas, Malaysia's state-run oil company. Shell and Petronas plan to raise production in the field from the current 45,900 barrels per day to 1.8 million barrels per day over 10 years.

    Halliburton shares rose 9 cents to close at $28.79 on Wednesday.

    Ah the simple truth. money money money and blood for oil.

    So all you war mongering idiots can just shut up because there it is in black and white. Haliburton (Cheney) and big oil (shell) and all it cost was a few hundred thousand lives.

    Blood for Oil - Fact not fiction

    disgusting

    7 AnswersMilitary1 decade ago
  • Same Sex Marriage... What's the big deal?

    I seriously don't understand why people want to discriminate against a group of people for no real reason. I have been reading and reading and not one rational, logical opposition.

    To me it seems simple if you don't want to marry somebody of the same sex then don't. If you are in love with someone of the same sex then you should be able to go for it. That would be called freedom.

    You can take religion and throw it out the window just like our atheist founding fathers tried to do. And yes they were atheists well at least Jefferson and Franklin.

    To me the legal word used to define the joining of two persons is Marriage. Now if a religion wanted to perform some sort of ceremony they can call it whatever they want and the state cannot interfere. but ceremonies performed in churches are not legal. that is why you still have to go down to city hall and get a license. The license is what marries you not the religion.

    I believe in freedom as long as it does not DIRECTLY impact somebody else. And passing a law that does nothing but discriminate is just wrong an completely un American.

    SO can somebody with at least two brain cells to rub together please give me some reason that is not based on bigotry or make believe to possibly justify prop 8.

    Also what is he deal with the responsible child bearing part of it. I have been searching and I can find all kinds of stuff of hetero couples doing all kinds of F'd up things to their kids but I could not find one thing about a gay couple killing all their kids, or massive physical abuse. nothing.

    18 AnswersWeddings1 decade ago
  • lost space on new western digital hard drive?

    I bought a new WD 320gb 2.5" 7200 RPM scorpio black hard drive for my laptop. I went to WD's site and downloaded their latest version of Acronis and proceeded to format the new dive (NTFS) into a single partition then clone the drive. I have done this several times before and never had any issues. After the cloning was done I shut down the laptop and removed the battery and swapped out the hard drives. When I tried to boot on the new drive I would get as far as the black windows screen (I am running xp pro) then bsod. I tried this four times and every time I would get the bsod. I tried safe mode and I tried chkdsk no luck. I re installed the old hard drive and re booted no problem. When I hook up the new dive though and external enclosure windows saw it as a 54gb hadd and Acronis did not see it at all. I have tried several drive recovery programs all of them only see a 54 gb hard drive. When I first hooked up the new drive acronis saw it as 298gb. Aarrgghh. I can't seem to recover the lost 250gb of space. All I want to do is re format and start over. I have tried windows comp management / disk management too and chkdsk /f nothing works. Could I have a bad drive... does western digital make bad drives? HELP!

    4 AnswersOther - Hardware1 decade ago
  • weird virus preventing logging on?

    I am working on a friend's computer. He had one of those fake anti viruses which I am seeing a lot more of lately. This one is called Internet Security 10 and the bad files were Scandisk.dll any way I got 99.9% of it now when I boot it up it flashes a solid pink screen (the virus loading) for one soilid second then goes to the widows xp log on screen when I click on a user's icon it starts to load then the pink screen flashes for a millisecond and the icon goes from logging on to logging off. Any ideas. I have a the bad hard drive in an external enclosure hooked up to my computer as a slave so I can delete individual files if you can tell me where they are.

    Thank You.

    3 AnswersSecurity1 decade ago
  • Am I supposed to tip after a laser hair removal session?

    Laser hair removal is technically a medical procedure. You don't tip your doctor. But you do tip for waxing because it is cosmetic...

    2 AnswersOther - Skin & Body1 decade ago
  • Universal remote / Mouse?

    I'm am looking for a universal remote control that will also act as a wireless mouse. I have a flat screen LCD tv hooked up to my computer and I am have a receiver for audio and a dvd player and I want one device to control them all. home media servers like my set up are getting more common there has to be something out the like this? help I wants it!

    2 AnswersOther - Electronics1 decade ago
  • Is it common for preschools to sometime show movies (non educational)?

    At my son's preschool they've showed movies on more than one occasion with excuses like, it's the holidays and it's chilly out or it was a prize; now it's summer and they had water play and then watched a movie. My son was all upset because they didn't let him watch it because we've confronted them on it before and told them we are not okay with it. We don't have tv at home (apparently like the only people ever) but we do have movies and shows on dvd or whatever. We just find it highly inappropriate to be paying for our son to go to preSCHOOL and watch it. I'm beginning to feel like I'm the only one who thinks this is problem! P.S. I went to 'daycare' as a kid and never watched tv so I know it can be done.

    5 AnswersToddler & Preschooler1 decade ago
  • My C; Hard Drive is dying. Can I save a disk image?

    Can I save a disk image on another larger hard drive then install my new primary hard drive as a slave the put the disk image on that then re move my dying C (primary) Hard drive and repalce it with my new drive set as master.... will this work?

    4 AnswersOther - Hardware1 decade ago
  • Another program to sync an ipod?

    Is there another program other than Itunes to sync my ipod? One that networks perhaps?

    4 AnswersMusic & Music Players1 decade ago
  • Can you play songs form another computer's I tunes that is on the same home network?

    Without using a remote pc contol program like pc anywhere and without adding the titles to the other computers I tunes? i.e. Can I Tunes network?

    2 AnswersComputer Networking1 decade ago