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Old 10-19-2005, 05:52 PM   #121 (permalink)
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it gave me an alert when i tried to pm you i will try again.
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Old 10-19-2005, 06:12 PM   #122 (permalink)
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pm me again.
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Old 10-19-2005, 07:07 PM   #123 (permalink)
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Okay...You press the power button on a newer pc and nothing happens (computer does not start, no fans, etc.). You install a new psu and still the same problem occurs. You don't have another motherboard or power switch. What is the next step to determine if it is a mobo or power switch problem?
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RMA your mobo.
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Old 10-19-2005, 07:50 PM   #125 (permalink)
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Get a hosepipe and point it in the direction of the motherboard, making sure every cm2 is drowning in water. If it sparks and fries nicely, your mobo was working, but you just fu**ed it up. If it doesnt spark, your A - OK, your motherboard was crap.
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Old 10-19-2005, 10:03 PM   #126 (permalink)
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um, are you talking power switch or PSU? If the switch, then just short the power pins to complete the circuit and see if it powers on. If it powers on its either the physical power button mechanism (if this is the switch you are talking about), or wires. You may also want to disconnect all uneeded periphs/cards. If this is right, someone go for me. At work and hard to get back at times. Course, this first thing you should do is check that it is plugged directly into a wall outlet (always go for the easiest thing first). Another thing to check is what the power switch is set to on the back of the PSU (110/220 etc).
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Old 10-20-2005, 12:09 AM   #127 (permalink)
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like killian said short the pins.
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Old 10-20-2005, 12:39 AM   #128 (permalink)
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AWESOME JOB guys!! You're right...short the pins. Good job!! Well, I'm outa here for tonight.
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Old 10-20-2005, 06:32 AM   #129 (permalink)
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problem: timmy is trying to burn a dual layer (dvd-9) movie to a single layer (dvd-5) disc. it is copyright protected.

question: what freeware program should he use to decrypt and compress the movie.

extra credit (lol): if the first program fails to decrypt the dvd what other freeware program can timmy use to decrypt the disc

lets face it everyone should know this.
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i dont have a dvd burner lol
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