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    Software to expand RAID5 array in Windows Server 2008?

    I currently have a RAID5 array setup in Win Server 2008 with 3 x 1TB drives. I need to add another 1TB drive to the array but i cant find an option in Win Server 2008 to do this. I did some research on this and came up blank. Is there a third party software that can accomplish this? or where...
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    the drive does power up but the comp wont read it. I guess i have to RMA now :( never buying seagate again ....
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    tried all the above - flush power, seatool iso, different power and sata cable. Nothing worked. Oh and no physical noise from the drive either. Yes this is the 7200.11 drive. If i knew about this i would not use seagate. This sucks! I lost so much personal data :( Thanks guys for your...
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    it is a seagate. I see that seagate have some tools on their site for diagnostic but would it work if the bios doesnt even see the drive?
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    I have already checked disk management, it did not show up there or the Bios. I have also tried to reset my bios to factory default. Also unplugged the power from the hdd a few times. Only i havent tried yet is to hold the power button to clear the power. I will try that.
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    I did not try that. I just turn off the system. and power it back ok. Did not do the unplug and hold power button but 30 seconds. What does this accomplish?
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    Hard drive disapear - please help

    I was using my computer then Avira AntiVir program detected a Trojan TR/Packed.23766 [trojan]. I told it to deny access then for some reason a few seconds latter my computer restart it self. Once logged back in Vista i lost one of my hard drive (1 terrabyte). I thought it was a bug with...
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    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    iRestore is what i was looking for. Thanks
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    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    I am looking for a free (freeware) program that will back up and restore a hard drive. I'm looking to clone a few external hard drives. If the program will backup the used space instead of the whole drive this will be awesome! Thanks for any suggestions.
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    What to update?

    i am using the four ports near the IDE ports. Any other suggestions? Anyone know how to revert from Dynamic type hdd to simple type?
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    What to update?

    I am currently having some issue with installing Windows Vista because it wont recognize my hard drives. I was able to install about a month ago and been using it. I tried to reformat last night and it wont recognize my hard drive. The Vista install gave me "Windows is unable to find a system...
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    Need help buying more DDR ram

    I am currently using 1gig (2x512 Dual channel config) OCZ EL DDR PC-3200 Dual Channel Platinum Rev 2 (http://www.ocztechnology.com/product...latinum_rev_2). I want to get some more RAM for my comp but dont know what kind i should buy. The current ram is running in dual channel mode on a DFI...
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    What program to monitor video card temperature?

    Looking for a program to monitor my GeForce 7800 GT's temperature. If the program also monitor my CPU, hard drive, chassis temp, then that's even better. Thanks for any suggestions.
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    IE overwrite it self...help

    solved.....thanks so much
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    IE overwrite it self...help

    I'm not sure if i named the subject of the post correctly but here's my problem. When i have IE open at any website and try to open up an page from a shortcut (like a book mark but it's a shortcut on the desktop), the short cut open in the same IE windows. How can i make it so that IE open in a...
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    how to find out which program is using my COM1/2 port?

    sorry about the system confusion, this is for a work computer, it is old so i'm not sure what hardware it is running. It is running windows 2000.
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    how to find out which program is using my COM1/2 port?

    I have an older Palm PDA that sync using serial cable. When i sync it doesnt do anything so i decided to look in the HotSync Manager setup, it report that COM1 port is current not available and will open when it is available. I'm trying to find out which program/service is using that port. any...
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    Thermaltake Bigwater 745

    where can i find this kit? seem like not alot of online stores carries it and its mid feb already. I found out it here http://www.case-mod.com/store/thermaltake-big-water-745-clw0076-liquid-cooling-system-p-1856.html?src=fr for ~$170 which is alot more than the review quoted price. Urlyin...
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    Dustless cooling solution

    that's true that dust is always there but i want to cut it down as much as possible. along with having many fans is noisy issue :(
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    Dustless cooling solution

    I'm building my new system and i really want to have a cooling system that doesnt put dust into my system. For the CPU i am planning to get water cooling kit (ThermalTake BigWater SE). By going with water cooling i reduce the amount of air intake in the case. Of course i will still have to have...
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    AMD64 X2 4400+ or Opteron?

    any reason why AMD trying to phase them out of desktop? is it because Opterons are server chip?
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    AMD64 X2 4400+ or Opteron?

    X2 4400+ or Opteron???? From what i read about, they are both pretty much the same chip but the opteron OC better. Is this true? If so which opteron chip is it (model number)? I would suppose it will work with any socket 939 mobo. I'm planning on getting the DFI LP UT nF4 SLI-DR and the X2...
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    Getting DFI LP UT nF4 SLI-DR, need help choosing RAM

    Will buy the following parts and need ram recommendation: Mobo: DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 SLI-DR $168.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...&ATT=13-136-157 CPU: AMD Opteron 170 Denmark $415.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16819103586 Video: BFG Tech Geforce 7800GT BFGR78256GTOC...
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    GeForce 6800 GT or Sapphire X800 GTO2 mod to X850 XT?

    I am planning on building a new computer and having trouble making up my mind about which video card to buy. The motherboard will be DFI LANParty UT nF4 SLi-D. If i buy the 6800 (~$260) then i can buy another 6800 latter down the road to run SLI. On the other hand i can get the Sapphire X800...
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    anything like this for nVidia?

    I'm thinking of getting a new video card and trying to get the best bang for my buck. I know that a Sapphire X800 GTO2 can be flash to run at X850 XT equivelent. Just curious to see if any nVidia video cards does anything similar. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.