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Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
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Posted By harleynut97
Well it's about as clean as I can get it now, ...

Well it's about as clean as I can get it now,

When the computer was NOT experiencing the constant running and heat problems it was running about 42 c now it is down to about 34c .

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By harleynut97
when I took these pics, I had used a vacume on...

when I took these pics, I had used a vacume on the CPU and compressed air... that's clean now (at least the exposed side and the fan has been re-installed.

But you can see I still have to try and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By harleynut97
Yep... I'd say there was some dust buildup. Not...

Yep... I'd say there was some dust buildup. Not sure what is on the other side the cooler. Can anyone confirm, if you have to remove the motherboard to replace the thermal paste?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By harleynut97
@wandering one Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure...

@wandering one Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to stop the fan from spinning when using the compressed air

@firebird I built a wooden stand that the desktop sits on top of. It is raised...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By harleynut97
@layback Bear and Enoctis Thanks for...

@layback Bear and Enoctis

Thanks for replying back... I guess the thing that continues to perplex me is why this would occur so randomly, and when I'm not doing heavyweight processing like 3d...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By harleynut97
Strange heat problem with CPU and MB

This is a concerning issue to me, because it has now happened a few times. The problem is there does not seem to be any consistency to when it occurs.

Usually my computer is on most of the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By harleynut97
If your data is important, don't hit with a...

If your data is important, don't hit with a hammer just yet :) Last week I had my internal hard drive died on me, while my computer did not recognize it,(it wasnt my c drive, but rather a second...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By harleynut97
seeking recommendations on these combo laptop / tablet computers

My friend wants to get a new computer for his wife. We both were kind of curious to see what you thought in general about these new combo type computers that look/ work like a laptop but the screen...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Well good news today, I got the new hard drive...

Well good news today, I got the new hard drive installed, and a terrabyte worth of data transfered... so 1 day old and it's already 1/2 full :)

One final question regarding the possiblity of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
I did find the manual for the motherboard and you...

I did find the manual for the motherboard and you were correct about the differences. It appears the two sata ports I am using now are the ones that are the sata 6gb. So unfortunately if I did add...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
You bring up a very good point, I know I have...

You bring up a very good point, I know I have some extra power cords, but they might be the older kind of power with 4 pins... are there adaptors that convert that kind of plug to a sata power...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
@frozwire On the computer before this one, I...

@frozwire On the computer before this one, I actually had a raid 5 system and it saved my ass many times as I started having harddrives fail. I am going to look into purchasing another 2 tb drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
@crawfish Well your one step above me...

@crawfish



Well your one step above me Crawfish, at least your smart enough to wait till a rainy day :)
I do appreciate you taking the time to describe how you did it.

But I took yours...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
I wanted to give an update, I really appreciate...

I wanted to give an update, I really appreciate everyones help and suggestions.

1) Yesterday I mentioned that nothing was being seen about the drive when the computer was booting up prior to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Well, I'll certainly look at the file to file...

Well, I'll certainly look at the file to file options, once I get this problem resolved, obviously I need a better backup system...

But based on me telling you that I did back up the system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Perhaps I misspoke, When doing my backups.... I...

Perhaps I misspoke, When doing my backups.... I always check the system box as well as the others I noted above.

When working with Acronis in the past, they were able to show me how to go into my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
yea, let me clarify.. regarding the drive set...

yea, let me clarify.. regarding the drive set up... I've attached 2 screenshots

I also have an 3tb external harddrive... this drive is shown as G on the drive management screen. When I do my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Thank you so much for these quick replies...

Thank you so much for these quick replies Ignatzatsonic, I'm in friggen panic mode right now.

- I need to slow myself down ... and tackle this thing logically and slowly.

-First off... how do...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Let me ask another question regarding your...

Let me ask another question regarding your suggestion about trying the drive on another computer.

1) As this is an internal drive, does it have to be internally mounted into the other computer or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Update... nothing but bad news

1) Well, I just went ahead and did the system restore... after thinking about it, the F drive holds nothing but data.. so I figured it couldn't hurt anything. Unfortunately the drive does not show...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
Thank you both for the quick replies.... before...

Thank you both for the quick replies.... before I do the system restore, I need to ask a question.. when I go to do the system restore and pick a point, there is an area that says drives.... the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By harleynut97
catastrophic hard drive problem

I got the worse easter present today.... the internal harddrive which holds 99% of all my data has COMPLETELY disappeared. I have a sickening feeling that it has died.

I have not installed any...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By harleynut97
Thanks to everyone who replied and offered...

Thanks to everyone who replied and offered suggestions. I think I got the problem at least temporarily resolved. I went in my program files and removed a program called cake (something). Once...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By harleynut97
I think we have been infected... need some help

Was using this computer today with no issues, all of a sudden I come home tonight and any browser I choose, mozzilla, chrome has all kinds of pop ups occurring.

We run two computers in the house,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By harleynut97
OH goodness.... I am so embarassed. Please...

OH goodness.... I am so embarassed. Please disregard the post above now, it is solved. But allow me to give you a good chuckle at my expense. After all of this (what turns out to be needless...
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