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    Computer won't turn on

    while i was away from home at school, my family killed my desktop at home, somehow. It stopped turning on. situation: if i press the power button, nothing happens. However, if i turn the psu off, then turn it back on, wait a second, and then press the power button, the fans will get some...
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    laptop is restricting server access

    ok, i dont know what happened or what i did but a few weeks ago my laptop started to restrict me from connecting to certain internet servers. examples: google chrome and ie just stopped working, i couldn't load any website on them, but firefox still works. i cannot use windows media...
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    how would i install windows 7

    ok.....my old desktop is virus infected (thanks mom), has random files and programs all over it, needs to be fixed. i used to just put in the windows xp cd, and defrag the hdd and reinstall windows. however, i lost the cd and key. right now i am downloading windows 7 on my laptop for...
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    LF low budget $500 laptop

    this is for my cousin. for what he needs it for $500 should be fine. He doesnt know anything about laptops at all. He can use one, but hes never owned any computer before. So im predicting like 50 start up programs :D. Lots of ram would be nice obviously. Main thing hes using it for is webcam...
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    windows takes forever to load

    i have vista home premium (32 bit) after the login screen, before the desktop shows, all i get is a black screen for a minute or so where all i can do is move the mouse. it seems like my laptop just stops loading things and decides to take a break, and then after a bit everything seems to be...
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    i need a new touchpad

    i have a friend that has a "newer" hp laptop. the touchpad got scratched and now it causes the mouse to jump a little bit at times and its it really pissing her off. ill get the model in a minute, but how would i go about replacing the touchpad and finding a replacement for it? and just using...
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    my computer wont turn on....

    well..my comp was running for about 3 weeks straight...i was lazy, didnt turn it off... then i had to leave town for the weekend, so i turned it off, when i came back, it wouldnt turn back on :eek: i keept trying to turn it on here and there but it seems to be dead, it turned on yesterday...
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    getting into another computer using my network

    i don't know if this kind of question is permitted in this forum so if it is not can someone pm me a link to where i can find out how to do this... i live in a dorm and my neighbors are always playing little pranks on each other. our computers are connected through the schools network. they...
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    how do i put games on my cell phone?

    Ok, I just got a LG Trax aka CU575...I know its a little old but it was free with our family plan and I dont need much....... I know how to put stuff on it like mp3s, graphics, etc via bluetooth. However, the games I've found on the internet don't work on the phone. it seems like the phone...
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    Would my laptop slow down due to heat?

    hello, i have a dell 1520, video card is 8600M GT....and in games after i have been playing for a bit, i will get considerably lower fps....like in tf2 ill start to average 20 fps. now, i am guessing that my laptop could be getting hot and slowing down as a precaution - if this is true, is there...
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    temp files.......

    ok, i knew computers made temp files of stuff on the internet.....and as i was messing around...i foudn this folder that was originally hidden under my user folder.....and there i found clips that i downloaded months ago, i want to know how i can get rid of this stuff....just delete everything...
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    ...80 fps idle...30 fps in battle....10 fps in heavy battle???

    ok.......game is tf2 i know i have a laptop but comon?......css is almost the same way... all settings are on low, resolution is low too - 1280 x 800 (16:10) ---SPECS--- Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T7300 (2.0GHz/800Mhz FSB/4MB cache) 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz 256MB NVIDIA®...
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    how to connect laptop to tv?

    ok.....scratch everything i had before.....i figured it out....i had to change some settings on my laptop....however.......when i switch the view to my tv, the max resolution drops down a lot....would this be due to the cable i am using? and......my laptop is widescreen but this tv is an old...
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    choppy dvds

    ok, this is for my cuz so i dont know all the details but, she has a laptop and when she plays dvds, they dont run smoothly, they are very choppy as if the fps is too low, now...i really dont know whats the problem, i tried looking threw the settings on the movie player but i didnt see...
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    tf2 actin funky

    ok, first off, the highest res i can get is like 1280x1024 ...when my monitor supports 1680x1050 (its what i run the desktop with) 2nd, every once in a while when i try to start it hl2.exe doesnt respond.. 3rd, every once in a while while im playing the game hl2.exe doesnt respond and the...
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    i need a fps with good mp

    i need a first person shooter thats more focused on online multiplayer... something in the lines of counterstrike where u can just keep going back to. i was thinking about TF2...
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    i need a new monitor $100-200

    well, title says it all....i need a new monitor for my mom. i have a laptop now and my old desktop just collects dust because the crt pretty much died and she cant use it for anything. so i just need a few good places where i could buy one....i figured 17"-19" would be perfect if there are...
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    i need a fps

    well.....i just need a game where i can jump in and kill some people online when i have some free time...any suggestions? i used to play counter strike....but that game always felt a little fishy and too many hackers....
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    heaphones :P

    ok, i had the ATH - 900s and they were awsome (unamped) but they got destroyed (dont ask), and being soudless sucks so i rly need to get a new pair of headphones soon. i liked the 900's alot ( i dont rly have much experience with headphones ) but i was thinking some bass would be a bit fun...
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    my monitor is screwing up

    i dont have any idea why this happens but lately my monitor has been randomly been like cutting the picture. the top and bottom will like come in a bit and the ends are like streatched out and like the resolution is different. sometimes the top and bottom come in all the way to the center and...
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    can i fix my headphones?

    long story short, my dad got mad at me and threw my headphones at the wall! :( one of the ear phone thingies snapped off but the other one still works. the only thing that i can see going to it would be just one wire, i am wondering if i could just somehow reconnect the wire and see if they...
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    coolermaster ATC-220B any good?

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    nec 3520 or plextor?

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    i need a laptop...

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    i need a laptop...

    ok i need a laptop......i got around $1000 to spend..ive been looking around but theres a bunch of little tiny things that always pop up and bog my mind, i was thinking about somethign like...... 15inch widescreen monitor 1gb ram around a 80gb-120gb HDD dvd burner and for the...
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    i need a laptop

    well..my sister is gonna start college soon.....so i need to find a laptop for her. doesnt need to be that good...i just want it to be a decent speed. but i dont really know anythign about labtops so im wondering what should i do, just surf the net looking for good prebuilts, or should i...
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    thinkign of WoW...how much life is left?

    well.......a close buddy of mine that i havent seen in a long time, (he moved out of state) came by to pay me a visit......he said he played WoW. i saw him play for a bit i thought the game was pretty decent, anyways, i am thinking of making an account, but if i remember correctly, the game...
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    css...why do people keep banning me....

    ok i am to understand most admins in css are assholes....but i have the slightest idea why, whenever i start playing regularly on a server, i get banned..... i have no idea why...( by the way i just got banned from one liek 5 sec ago)......i get no warning no nothing..... ok heres the...
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    mss32.dll problems

    when i go to open up this game i got that the mss32.dll file was mising....so i got it online...then i get "the procedure entry point _AIL_init_3d_sample_handle@12 could not be located in the dynamic link library mss32.dll.....i tried reinstalling and redownloading the dll file but it still...
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    windows xp-can i get rid of the login screen?

    well..i only have one user on my comp ......and i hate having to start up my comp (then i normally leave for a bit) and then coming back and clicking the login icon and haveing to wait again........can i just have it skip the login and just start loading up windows?
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    i got some fan and fan adaptor questions

    ok........i want to get 3 of those new(ish) Scythe SFF21E fans.....(20 dBA and 49cfm) 2 for my case ( intake and exhaust )....and i was thinking of getting a 92mm to 120mm fan adaptor to put one on my cpu heatsink (xp-90)........ the question i have is......would i be able to put a fan...
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    how would i run my bult in video?

    well my card has to go in for a RMA so how would i still use my comp useing the built in video?
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    how powerful shoul dmy fans be?

    we....my comp is getting hot.......i need to know how many cfm's should my fans have if i were to replace them..... my setup: amd 3500+ winchester core (no oc) Bfg 6800 ultra G.Skill LA's (TCCD chips) Enermax 535W power supply 200GB WD HD Case: Silverstone TJ06 i got the stock case...
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    OMG my 6800 ultra is hitting 90 C

    ive been noticeing that my games are starting to skew graphics and freeze at time but///i hav erecently thought it was my cpu.....so i check temps........cpu = 50C.....gpu = 92C :eek: and ive been reading that peopel are getting 75 - 70 C at heavy load so WTF??
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    good 92 mm cpu fan?

    i need a 92 mm fan to go on my xp-90.........its getting hot and my quiet fan wont cut it anymore .........well i need a good flow to sound fan..........i got a big fan blowing at me now :D .....so the sound is already high but i cant get a 50 db fan........ i just need to cut down the cpu...
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    my drive reads cds and dvds but wont burn anything

    yeah i have a nice plextor optical drive that basically does everything.......... i have never had a problem with it but now when i try to burn anything my computer acts like their is no connection to it at all
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    heating issues

    well my case is a tj06 i believe (w/window) and i have the stock fans in it (2x120mm and 1x80mm).......then i have the psu fans but cant do anything about that.....and i got the xp-90 heatsink.........i had a good fan on it but it was too loud (pissing off the parents) so i just threw some cheap...
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    i need a new game too :D

    ok right now i have cs:s and guildwars....i pretty much milked them for all their worth and its time to send them to the graveyard. i've checked new realeases and stuff but i didnt see anything good so im up for a older game if people still play it. i want to to be multiplayer......i dont...
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