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  1. I use Macrium Reflect to do backups and always do...

    I use Macrium Reflect to do backups and always do a complete HDD backup: all partitions. One never knows.
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    I picked up a Dell D630 from Tigerdirect a while...

    I picked up a Dell D630 from Tigerdirect a while back coming off-lease For about $250. While I didn't put Mint with Cinnamon on it (I did burn an .iso disc and did a live CD check just to see) and...
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    Another update: I ran a memory check using...

    Another update: I ran a memory check using Memtest 4 with no problem, neither a chip fail nor a power shutdown. Trying a new video card did not work; I still got a shutdown. Trying a pair of Ubuntu...
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    I'll try that next chance I get along with double...

    I'll try that next chance I get along with double checking the memory chips. Thanks.
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    Actually, I had removed the video card driver...

    Actually, I had removed the video card driver earlier to check for funky drivers and have not been able to reinstall it, so I should imagine that the default mode for the card with no driver would be...
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    UPDATE: I could not use Macrium Reflect to...

    UPDATE: I could not use Macrium Reflect to install the backup image; I got shut down in the middle of the restore, rendering the install inoperative-not bootable. I then tried to do the...
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    I haven't done any more to the Systemax due to...

    I haven't done any more to the Systemax due to snow and the need to do my primary job. It seems there must be a basic software glitch that is available in standard boot that does not load in safe...
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    Back on the air again. I had to obtain...

    Back on the air again. I had to obtain motherboard caps and put them in (oy, such a task!) this, on the original mobo, get back to my regular job of fixing audio equipment then putting in the...
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    Granted, heat can be a problem, but with the...

    Granted, heat can be a problem, but with the quick powerdown AND the side of the box open, heat now is no problem. ESR sure seems to be the main culprit and I will try to get things back in order as...
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    After doing a batch of digging, the instructions...

    After doing a batch of digging, the instructions found at the address:...
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    Just got done on my Lenovo XP laptop and it, too,...

    Just got done on my Lenovo XP laptop and it, too, got bit. It did come with an XP disc in which I was able to use it in the scannow operation. The operation went to completion and was a total bust....
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    For Westom: The event logs seem to give no proper...

    For Westom: The event logs seem to give no proper information about the problem. Anything around the crash time (before the problem started coming on so quickly) just showed the information sign. As...
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    Well, whatever the reason, the problem has been...

    Well, whatever the reason, the problem has been slowly creeping more and more to the fore, as in something slowly breaking down more and more often. This does not sound like misplaced mounting...
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    Even though I solved my problem by sliding in the...

    Even though I solved my problem by sliding in the side door, as it were, I started reading Sinjin's post and links (and sublinks within) and yes, the problem has become quite the can of worms. If one...
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    With the Corsair supply in place, I got the...

    With the Corsair supply in place, I got the following voltages: with the system in the dead/shutdown mode, Purple-5.04V, green- 3.83V, all others 0V. After a power supply reset and power up,...
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    BAck again. I had to get another supply, a 600-W....

    BAck again. I had to get another supply, a 600-W. Corsair to try out with the unit. It is really getting snippy now in that it shuts down quickly. I first tried out the original supply which turns on...
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    Interesting that when the update is tried, it...

    Interesting that when the update is tried, it soaks up CPU cycles. I never looked at that in my earlier tries. Looks like that should be something I should check when I get hangups of any sort.
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    All sorts of different possibilities to cause the...

    All sorts of different possibilities to cause the same problem. For me, the FIx-it said I had corrupted/missing registration files and an error message that could point to several possible fixes,...
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    That's what I did for the first powerdown problem...

    That's what I did for the first powerdown problem but at least it was constant so was easy to check. My problem now can sometimes take a couple weeks to manifest and typically would occur within 1 to...
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    System Restore a bust. The corrupted files that...

    System Restore a bust. The corrupted files that the Fix-it program mentioned are beyond the System Restore purview. I try a manual Microsoft update and it just keeps on a-checking. I used Oct. 11...
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    No error codes shown from Windows Update. I have...

    No error codes shown from Windows Update. I have not tried System Restore; have to try that tomorrow.
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    SFC absolutely demands the disc be inserted,...

    SFC absolutely demands the disc be inserted, otherwise it picks up it's football and goes home. The error mss. continue until you first close the cmd window then X out of the mss. It says it needs...
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    Just finished trying a Windows XP Pro SP3 disc...

    Just finished trying a Windows XP Pro SP3 disc that came with a refurb Lenovo laptop and an ISO image of service pack 3 that I downloaded and burned in order to install SP3 on units that need it. In...
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    Just tried it and I get a request for a Windows...

    Just tried it and I get a request for a Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 CD to be inserted: a neat trick for a netbook. I did make an XP Home SP 3 to speed up reinstalls when SP3 is needed,...
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    yep. I cannot get any to download.

    yep. I cannot get any to download.
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