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    Continuous beep Monitor issues

    Hi guys. My husbands computer is doing a continual beep and the monitor isn't working. This is how it started. One day he got up and the screen no longer worked so he took a screen from my office and plugged it in his computer and the screen worked (for about 2 weeks). He went out to his...
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    My laptop working too hard

    Hi, I have a laptop that shouldn't sound like it has 10 programs open and finding it difficult to function as it should. It makes a whirring noise (no disk in) and I can not display thumbnails as the images they are (photos) due to everything on the screen shutting down and the laptop just...
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    This may or may not be helpful

    I have a thread running in the network area. I have been trying to find the specs for the mobo, which I can't find on it, so took a photo.. which was no good.. so tried the pause break on start up.. which didn't work with this computer.. I think this may be a useful bit of software for...
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    No signal detected Monitor

    I have a BENQ 2nd monitor hooked up to my laptop.. Recently it started flickering on and off (It's new, only had it about 3 months) and today when I plugged it in it said , "No signal detected" and wont display.. then swiches off.. (on off switch light goes orange instead of green). I have...
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    internet not connecting

    Hi, I recently reformatted a computer and when I tried to connect to the internet it wouldn't work. The computer is an IBM and I have loaded Windows XP. All the settings are the same with internet connections as the settings in my other computers in the house but it still wont connect...
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    Computer says noooo...

    Hello.. :) I have a desktop that for some reason just stopped working (not my husbands or any of the others I have talked about here.. at least I don't think so anyway) I tried all the troubleshooting ideas from other computer posts I have received in this forum for the other computers...
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    My husbands desktop

    His computer started running slower and slower.. Antivirus was all up to date and working etc. He was backing everything up to an external hard drive as he wanted to re format it. I believe he thought he was cleaning up his computer and he may have deleted some essential data by mistake...
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    my laptop

    And now a question about my laptop.. I have a symbol on the front of the laptop and a little light (not glowing) indicating bluetooth. How can I make sure I have bluetooth and that the 'shell' of the computer isn't just a standard issue thing and that bluetooth can be added later if...
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    computer freezes on start up

    Hi, I am trying to fix a computer and would appreciate any suggestions of help. I start the computer, it loads, gets to the windows screen, the blue segmented line goes across a couple of times then the whole thing freezes in that spot, the blue line stops moving and that's as far as it...
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    seperate to my last issue

    I have a laptop that took me a year to fix after my niece spilled (accidentally) a glass of cordial into. It did belong to my mum... The reason that I wanted to fix it is because my sister doesn't have a laptop and I thought that if I fixed it then she could have this one. I was ready to give...
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    Make yourself a coffee first.. You'll need one..

    Where do I begin... Recently I took my personal data off of an old laptop of mine so I could give it to my son. He had it for one afternoon/evening.. the internet became increasingly slow then cut out. He did nothing wrong though. I think I picked up a virus either from software updates OR...
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    Where should I go

    Hi, I am having some issues with a rotten virus.. Can someone please let me know where the best area is to go and leave my question etc . . . I don't want to put the info in the wrong place. I really need some help please. Thanks.
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    Image Issues

    Hi, I am having a bit of trouble getting an image to shift up a website I am putting together. I have placement for the left nav image, banner and have top nav in place. The placement I have for the center image wont go up to the right of the left nav image and center in the page. It sits...
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    jumpers and such

    Hi, After not using one of our computers for a while I have turned on the machine as it has a program in it I have to learn. I have used this computer to slave hard drives up to. I don't know what I have done wrong. 1. There are currently no other drives slaved to this computer. 2. I am...
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    Recover or Reformat?

    I have put a new hard drive into one of our 'home' computers. It now is the only hard drive in the box. I wish to format it so it can be used as the main hard drive. When I put in the bootable disk that originally came with this computer (have set the comp to boot from disk) a screen appears...
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    Reformat Problems

    (if this is not the right place to put a question of this nature would someone please redirect me. Thank you) I have an ACER Laptop. It was a faulty one that I fixed and it took me ages. I wanted to fix it and give it to my sister for her B.day because she can’t afford one. It was...
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    help me with a hard drive

    Hi there, I am looking for this hard drive (below) http://www.users.on.net/~kymsclan/HardDrive.html If anyone could please have a look for me and let me know where I might be able to find one. Have tried several places including ebay to no avail ... Am kinda desperate and would appreciate...
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    Hard Drive WD 2000 Not working

    Hi, I am a newby here, I have an issue with a WD2000 HD. It was working. Then a computer power box blew and I had to get a new one. In the mean time I slaved the HD up to another computer so the information could still be accessed (at home computer). I received the new Power Box.. put it...