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Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,290
Posted By Zeptinune
Intel 4500MHD Switchable graphics/external card?

Hey guys. I recently bought an Acer Travelmate 5740. I didn't realise how bad the 4500MHD graphics were and I have heard about external graphics cards and 'switchable graphics'.

I did a few...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Zeptinune
How am I supposed to know... I can't tell because...

How am I supposed to know... I can't tell because the computer wont even turn on long enough to show me...

Forget it, close the thread I'm going to buy a new card for $40.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Zeptinune
The computer doesn't normally stay on long...

The computer doesn't normally stay on long enough.

Hang on I'm uploading a 10 second video to show you what the issue looks like... Give me a moment while it uploads, and sorry this is the wrong...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By Zeptinune
Nvidia 8800GT sudden graphical issues...

Hey guys recently started having a problem with my GPU (I think it is my GPU) it's a Nvidia 8800GT 512Mb Overclocked.

Was playing COD 6 then suddenly was having major graphic glitches at a certain...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Sep 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Zeptinune
Cant boot from ANY IDE type drive...?

Hey everyone, I have bought 2 IDE drives from Ebay now, an 80gb and a 40gb.
I have had no luck with either drive in trying to make them boot. They all install the OS and then after a restart none of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Zeptinune
Thanks mate but it seems there is an error with...

Thanks mate but it seems there is an error with the robotic arm of the drive.. so it has a mechanical error...
The old Mobo I am trying to connect to adapter to is an Optiplex GX270 Series A06, By...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Zeptinune
Thanks for the advice but the only IDE I have was...

Thanks for the advice but the only IDE I have was damaged when partitioning and I don't know how to fix it :( I can see it as a slave and write things to it but it has the same 'A disk error...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,887
Posted By Zeptinune
Partition Magic Failed, Drive now wont boot. Any way to fix the drive?

In regards to my other thread, the whole reason I am trying a converter is because my original 80gb Seagate IDE failed while doing a partition. Giving me just 'A disk error occurred' error when...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Zeptinune
Thanks for your help. I'm going to try in an...

Thanks for your help. I'm going to try in an hour. I tried on my gigabyte ep31-ds3l and it just gave me 'A disk error occurred'. The device boots fine when connected to a Sata port on the mobo, as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Zeptinune
Can I boot from a drive attached to a PATA to IDE converter?

Hey guys I have an 80gb SATA that I want to connect to an older Dell mobo by using this: PATA IDE TO SATA Adapter Converter Card For 3.5 HDD DVD - eBay, Adaptors, Components, Computers. (end time...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,003
Posted By Zeptinune
Maxtor DiamondMax 20 Not Seen by Bios.

I'm trying to install a Maxtor DiamondMax 20 internal 160 SATA drive. When plugging the drive into my motherboard (EP31-DS3L) the drive is not detected at all..

When plugged in side-by-side with 2...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By Zeptinune
Ok thanks for the advice. I wont partition the...

Ok thanks for the advice. I wont partition the drive or format it or anything. I was going to try a number of programs to see if I can get what I need from it.

I only need 30-40GB of pictures and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By Zeptinune
The drive is a Seagate, it's only 80GB. So far...

The drive is a Seagate, it's only 80GB. So far 'Recover My Files' pro has turned up only 6GB (out of 70GB) of stuff and it's all pretty jumbled.. Recuva has only turned up 2 GB after a 'deep scan'....
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By Zeptinune
Partitoning Failed, Drive Destroyed... Any good recovery software?

Hey guys I was trying to partition my drive using 'Partition Magic 8' apparently 33% of the way in it came across bad sectors and aborted saying nothing had been changed.

Turns out I couldn't even...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Well I have another computer I can use to make...

Well I have another computer I can use to make the bootable USB stick. So that isn't a problem for me. I've heard of people who have the same issue and then did what I am going to try to do. The disk...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Well luckily for me I'm not family :D. You see my...

Well luckily for me I'm not family :D. You see my computer is more or less dead, and the data on the disk is really precious to me. It would take 4x as much time to re work everything I have lost....
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Well I've already used recuva heaps of times. It...

Well I've already used recuva heaps of times. It works well and I suggested that but it doesn't work with wine. I don't have another hard drive to plug this one into along side with. It's a 'LAPTOP'...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Well UBuntu pretty much has no way to recover...

Well UBuntu pretty much has no way to recover files.. I have an SD card that has uBuntu installed on it, its got a 25MB/s r/w speed and that is what I use to boot into my computer at the moment (from...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Ubuntu warned that my installation may fail if I...

Ubuntu warned that my installation may fail if I don't allocate a disk for 'swap' so stupidly I allocated the Drive with all of my important stuff on it. Not knowing that it would simply format the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Ubuntu is actually the reason I want to do this....

Ubuntu is actually the reason I want to do this. Linux has wiped both my partitions (First one I commonly wipe and do a new install, second has all of my important stuff on it) so I need to boot my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Zeptinune
Need major help installing Windows ONTO a Usb drive..

Hey guys I need some major help installing either windows XP or windows 7 on my USB stick so I can boot my computer from the USB and use it like a normal installation.

I've read countless...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 6,184
Posted By Zeptinune
Important Message 6 cells...

Important Message


6 cells Replacement Battery for HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s 6720s/CT 6730s/CT battery for HSTNN-IB62 451085-141 451086-121 451086-161 W/ USB2.0 Extend Cable As ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 6,184
Posted By Zeptinune
Question on buying a new Battery...

Hey everyone I am buying a new battery for my Hp Compaq 6735s Laptop.

The standard battery I got with the laptop is: 10.8V - 47 Wh - 4200mAh
The one I am looking at buying is: 10.8V - 5200mAh...
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