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Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Sep 2012
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Posted By jbroaf
Yea...i formatted the HDD first...less problems...

Yea...i formatted the HDD first...less problems that way no matter how you look at it.

It turns out that the HDD was toast so I just got a new one and just spent 2 hours taking the gorram laptop...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,507
Posted By jbroaf
Windows 7 Fails to finalize installation

Hey guys....my Wife's computer was messing up on her and was giving us a few different problems. I did a clean install on it and when it gets to the finalization it just stays there and won't go any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
Ok...so long story short..had to do some more...

Ok...so long story short..had to do some more computer work but my computer has stopped resetting itself and the recovery program is running now...can't wait to see how well this is going to work :D...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
I appreciate all everyone has done to help me...

I appreciate all everyone has done to help me narrow down the problem and try to get this fixed. Eventually i will get everything done and i will either fix it myself or get it fixed. I'm in a crunch...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
No, No, No, and what chip are you talking about??...

No, No, No, and what chip are you talking about?? the only thing i have removed since the re installation is my after market video card...

If you're talking about the CPU the chip that came out is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
So now that i'm off of work for the next 3...

So now that i'm off of work for the next 3 days...the plan tomorrow is to try and switch out the PSU, motherboard, and CPU from the extra computer IF it's possible...if not i'll test what i can. More...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
Sooooooo....i took the original CPU out and put...

Sooooooo....i took the original CPU out and put it right back after cleaning it off....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
I understand about wanting the specs and i am...

I understand about wanting the specs and i am going to put them in here...but thanks you guys for wracking your brains anyways.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
I hate to sound morbid like this but people are...

I hate to sound morbid like this but people are getting sure of what's gone bad and i like it :P ...I just hope you guys/gals are right cuz knowing what's wrong...what went wrong...and what i gotta...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
Before the whole fiasco...the computer did beep...

Before the whole fiasco...the computer did beep when it finished POST but now when i turn it on it just spins up and sits there. I have now video (mobo port or otherwise) that i can get to come up so...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
Since it started up just fine right before all of...

Since it started up just fine right before all of the disassembly I really do not think that the cpu is dead...and i want to try to exhaust all other options because if i have to spend a decent about...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
Reseat the RAM, and a USB keyboard is fine. You...

Reseat the RAM, and a USB keyboard is fine. You just don't want any printers, external drives etc plugged in. You want the bare minimum components. If it still won't POST you know its one of those....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
All great ideas good sir. I left everything as is...

All great ideas good sir. I left everything as is while i was working because for the most part i had plenty of room. The only thing i took out was the RAM since it is almost right beside the damn...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
couldn't find a jumper but took out the battery...

couldn't find a jumper but took out the battery and put it back in...no change.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
that might be possible if i could get a screen to...

that might be possible if i could get a screen to get a signal...it seems no signal is getting sent out to any of my screen outputs as mentioned above in original comment...I've removed my...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
No beep codes whatsoever...it's completely silent...

No beep codes whatsoever...it's completely silent almost when it turns on...how would i reset the bios? All of the pins looked fine when i took it off again just now...slid back into place without...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
All fans are functioning properly, and all...

All fans are functioning properly, and all switches that i can identify on the mobo are in the on postition...i removed both heatsink and cpu again to double check that nothing got in between the cpu...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By jbroaf
Reinstalled CPU and computer won't boot now....

My computer has had a bad case of the shut downs here recently so i cracked open the case and checked things... it turned out that my heat sink was loose and almost completely off of my CPU.

Easy...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
files recoverd from my desktop...back to basics...

files recoverd from my desktop...back to basics you go...see you all in a few hours
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
Now i'm getting really sick of this....comp just...

Now i'm getting really sick of this....comp just died...instantaneously....wtf keeps causing it to do this....there is no blue screen, no error...it just shuts off...and now it won't boot (even with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG....EaseUS sees my Drive!!!!...

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG....EaseUS sees my Drive!!!! :party:

It's working on it now....I'm walking away and letting it work... fingers crossed
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
Yay...more bad news...I downloaded EaseUS Data...

Yay...more bad news...I downloaded EaseUS Data Recover Wizard free edition and it doesn't even see the drive to recover information from it....i fear i'm going to have similar results with the other...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
On my desktop again. Of note...the windows...

On my desktop again. Of note...the windows recovery program gave the boot to SeaTools. It's no longer installed on my computer.

I'm going to try to briefly plug up to my laptop. I took a look at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
Yes I did. Funny...it's asking me if i want to...

Yes I did. Funny...it's asking me if i want to install new software for one of the features of the broken drive >.<

I was reading on someone else's thread and they were able to hook their drive to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,615
Posted By jbroaf
About data recovery and such...the link you...

About data recovery and such...the link you posted above to Easus...have you used that software before and is there a good chance that it will work?

I have no problem dropping an additional $70 to...
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