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Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 7,429
Posted By SkinyJim
Can't communicate with primary DNS

Hey guys. My girlfriend came to me with a computer problem. She can't use the wireless internet around home. I did some poking around and came up with the following information.

(see attatched...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
So I got around to testing the fan finally. I...

So I got around to testing the fan finally. I reinstalled and resecured the fan, and turned it on and it suddenly worked :S I guess I hadn't pressed the pin header on firmly enough or something. It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
^^basically what he said lol. Sure I'll post back...

^^basically what he said lol. Sure I'll post back what happens, but that won't be for another two weeks. So thanks for the help guys and see you then :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
Just to clarify. The diagram Sygnus posted is...

Just to clarify. The diagram Sygnus posted is correct. And my fan most definately has a 4 pin header. My chassis fan has a 3 pin header.

Sygnus, what you say about the system being unable to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
I was just concerned because my CPU fan is 4 pin....

I was just concerned because my CPU fan is 4 pin. And I still can't do it right now :confused: I don't even have a power cord for the computer. I had to borrow that too lol. I have to be a bit frugal...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
The 3 pin connecter that powers my chassis fan?...

The 3 pin connecter that powers my chassis fan? Hmm looks like it will fit on there. That wont cause any damage if I attatch it on? I wont be able to test it out for another week and a half. I'm...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
I would have thought that too. But I opened the...

I would have thought that too. But I opened the chassis and looked (no touching, don't panic) at the cpu fan and it was not moving a bit.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
No, the fan still doesn't work, though it seems...

No, the fan still doesn't work, though it seems strangely safe without it. However I think I will end up replacing it, so sure close the case
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
Thanks, and I understand where you're coming...

Thanks, and I understand where you're coming from. However I did manage to run speedfan on it, and it said the CPU was at 38 degrees celcius! This was when it was clocked at 1.6GHz. The fan does come...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 9,470
Posted By SkinyJim
CPU fan not spinning

I've recently purchased an Asus P5G41T-M LX motherboard. I got an intel E6500 CPU for it. When i got it all set up, and turned it on, the BIOS alerted me with a CPU fan error. I opened the case and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By SkinyJim
Oh right, sorry. Yes it was...

Oh right, sorry. Yes it was resolved.......temporarily :confused: I simply removed the television reciever card and it worked for a bit more than a day, then the problem came back. Can anyone shed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By SkinyJim
Stuck in BIOS

I've posted in this forum as I was tinkering with the interior of the tower before the problem arose.

I've been replacing a few components within a computer. I had an issue with the hard drive. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 29,504
Posted By SkinyJim
Thanks. I'd give you some rep, but you seem to...

Thanks. I'd give you some rep, but you seem to keep answering my questions.....I can't give you anymore :shock:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 29,504
Posted By SkinyJim
Coprocessor driver?

Ok so my system is complaining about the "coprocessor" driver missing. It can't find a driver online. I know nothing about a coprocessor. Anyone care to elaborate? I'm using an Acer Aspire 5737z
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By SkinyJim
Well the owner of the computer kept it in a...

Well the owner of the computer kept it in a rather dusty area and never cleaned the dust out of it :confused: I think she's decided to put computers in another location in the future. I'm now...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 2,426
Views: 257,424
Posted By SkinyJim
I agree! I don't usually say much in forums, but...

I agree! I don't usually say much in forums, but posting here is easy :D
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By SkinyJim
Ok, here's the info I pulled from the file. The...

Ok, here's the info I pulled from the file. The DivX player would play dvd's in a PAL format.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By SkinyJim
Not my avi files :( not sure why. The player I...

Not my avi files :( not sure why. The player I tested them on was definately DivX. Though I did just burn them on using windows explorer.....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By SkinyJim
Yeah I think I'll just replace the card and see...

Yeah I think I'll just replace the card and see if the computer starts up after that. I can get another for $50
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By SkinyJim
DivX Burning

Hi everyone.

I intend to make some DVD's to play in a DivX player. So preferably I would like a DivX format :) What video and audio codecs would you recommend? What file format should the video...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jan 2010
Replies: 2,426
Views: 257,424
Posted By SkinyJim
Aheh.....don't you all get jealous now ...

Aheh.....don't you all get jealous now

http://www.speedtest.net/result/669219448.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

EDIT: Maybe it was tested at a bad time. Heres another test result :p
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By SkinyJim
I doubt it's still working, the computer shuts...

I doubt it's still working, the computer shuts off within seconds of pressing the on button. Surely you could get 20-30 seconds or something without a fan?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By SkinyJim
The nature of the malfunction was the fan melting...

The nature of the malfunction was the fan melting :shock: the heatsink is warped and broken at the point where it secures onto the card. It's a GeForce 6600 by the way
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By SkinyJim
Broken Graphics Card

Hey guys, just got a quick question

Is a broken graphics card enough to make a computer turn itself off right after being turned on with no other hardware interaction?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,442
Posted By SkinyJim
Usb Issues

Hi guys :D My first post.

I would do an introduction, but I feel that'd get off topic :zip: so I'll get to the point

Firstly, I'm not sure this is the correct forum. I saw a fair few that I...
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