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Old 10-29-2005, 10:02 AM   #241 (permalink)
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i give up.....btw uzi9mm ur right on my Q
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:07 AM   #242 (permalink)
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PROBLEM:

One day Timmy decides to play some solitare on his old PII 500mhz machine...but when he turns on the computer after a few months..the harddrive makes a clicking noise and it takes forever to boot up if it boots at all....Timmy is mad because he has a lot of his old photos on that machine that he needs to recover....what is one solution to fixing this problem long enough to recover the files?..

this is easy
my hdd makes a clicking noise and i changed the psu and it was fine psu not giving it enough power?
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:24 AM   #243 (permalink)
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i've never heard that one before...the answer i was looking for was Uzi9mm's up there with the zip lock bag...


PROBLEM:

Timmy just put together a new computer, and he wanted to keep his floppy drive....he iplugs everything in his computer, but when he turns it on the light on the floppy drive stays on constantly...what did he do wrong and how can he fix it?

easy...
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:30 AM   #244 (permalink)
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He hasn't plugged in the floppy cable?

(If its wrong, I have an excuse, I have only used a floppy drive for flashing the BIOS, and installing SATA drivers.)
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:31 AM   #245 (permalink)
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is there master or slaves on floppy drives? lol im not sure
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nope no master or slave
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hmm

did he plug in all the connections from the floppy drive to the mobo and the power connectors...what else could be wrong
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yes the floppy cord is plugged in and the power cord...
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Does it want him to insert a floppy disk? As when my BIOS became corrupt the floppy light came on, and stayed on.
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