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    Westom, Thank you for your input. It was an Antec...

    Westom, Thank you for your input. It was an Antec sp500 power supply but had been in service for several years. It was plugged in to a Belkin UPS, also several years old. I replaced the battery once....
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    Thank all of you for your responses. I should...

    Thank all of you for your responses. I should have been able to figure that out myself but I am slowing down for some reason (82 years old now). To Batcher, I am not sure I want to risk a functioning...
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    USB drive isolation

    My daughter's power supply died in a flash taking the video card, and both system HDD and backup HDD with it. All her nice image backups are gone. Is a USB external drive isolated enough that it...
  4. Thread: Boot times

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    Dave, please educate me. Why can't you just order...

    Dave, please educate me. Why can't you just order an ssd from TigerDirect or Newegg here in the "States" ? Is it due to import restrictions or what.
    Thanks
    pensioner in California
  5. running sfc solved the [problem. Thanks.

    running sfc solved the [problem. Thanks.
  6. win8 "Administrative tools" folder missing

    new install of win8 on Samsung SSD. When I try to access the administrative tools folder, I get error box saying Windows can't find the folder. If I hunt in windows explorer it is indeed missing. I...
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    Thanks ruirib. The noise does sound like what is...

    Thanks ruirib. The noise does sound like what is heard when you boot up after replacing card or hdd and you have'nt connected everything right. Also as I was installing windows updates, sometimes the...
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    Just a quick followup. I have discovered that...

    Just a quick followup. I have discovered that pressing F2 while the POST screen is visibile will avoid the noise. It won't stop the noise once it has started. If I press F2 before the boot screen I...
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    post boot alarm on netbook

    Dell Mini1011 netbook. At power on the inventory screen (memory,ide drives, sata drives,etc.) shows normally then the screen blanks and a loud beeping noise starts that continuse until the Windows XP...
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    Thank you

    Thanks Ted, Nate, and Bruce. I am going to need more disk space to do regular images. I hope prices come down again soon.
    RWC
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    win7 image restore and user data backup

    I have my computer using Win7 backup tools. I have made an Image of my hard drive and am doing weekly userdata backups to my network. If/when my HDD fails, what do I do? My understanding is that I...
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