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Old 11-02-2005, 11:30 PM   #351 (permalink)
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plz do one before i go to bed lol
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Old 11-02-2005, 11:51 PM   #352 (permalink)
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problem: while timmy was working inside a pc case (computer is turned on) he notices that there is a bare wire where a wire has come loose from a molex (hard drive/cd-drive power) adapter. while trying to reposition it he touches the wire on the floppy drive. following this there is a flash a small bang and a smell of smoke.

question: what happened when timmy touched the bare wire on the floppy drive? what two components will timmy most likely have to replace?
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Old 11-02-2005, 11:54 PM   #353 (permalink)
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Im not sure what happened, but he probably blew a capicitor in the PSU and fried various components on the floppy drive and in the PSU, hence the reason why it smells.

PSU and the floppy.
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Old 11-02-2005, 11:55 PM   #354 (permalink)
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he'll need to replace the floppy and PSU. he shorted it.
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Old 11-02-2005, 11:56 PM   #355 (permalink)
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yeah basically. as dumb as it sounds this is based on a true story. i did this!!! fortunately it only cost me an AT PSU and a floppy drive which i had about 10 spares of.
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Old 11-02-2005, 11:57 PM   #356 (permalink)
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new question!
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:03 AM   #357 (permalink)
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timmy starts up his computer and finds that hal.dll is corrupt, and it will not boot.
he decides to try and copy the hal.dll from his friend's computer, which is almost the same, but with a different motherboard.
will it work?
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:07 AM   #358 (permalink)
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yes, *just as long as they are both operating the same OS with same service pack* <- i think
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:11 AM   #359 (permalink)
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sorry, not correct.
hal.dll contains information about your computer's hardware. since the motherboard is different, the information will be different, and it will not work on his system
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:35 AM   #360 (permalink)
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well what now? Your question is kinda bummed since it was either a yes or a no, and I think i know the correct answer now. lol
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