1. LazyLion

    MSI claims BIOS will be dead in three years - replaced by UEFI
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    Internal card reader messes up external usb ports

    I have a Asus motherboard P5KPL AM SE which as 4 USB ports at the back and 2 in the front. The back four are hard wired onto the board and the 2 in the front are connected via a cable to a USB connector on the mother board. At the back I've got the keyboard and mouse, webcam and a 4 port...
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    Swap DDR400 for DDR800 - is this possible?

    Hey guys, I'm pretty stupid when it comes to PC Hardware, I only have 2 memory slots on my computer, both filled with 1Gb each, and I took my Memory stick to the Matrix today, wanting to know if I can upgrade "this 1Gb stick" to 2GB, and I was told that you do not get 2Gb ram in DDR400...
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    Did I blow my motherboard?

    Hi I have an Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe motherboard with a Thermaltake Tsunami Case. The case has two USB ports + one Firewire at the top as well as a sound and microphone jack. I had the USB ports plugged into my motherboard, but the one stopped working a few months ago so I decided to take it out...
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    CPU Upgrade for Asus MN2PV-MX (AM2 Mobo)

    Hi i have an AM2 motherboard and I want to upgrade my cpu. I have read a few posts and cpu compatibility lists for the Asus MN2PV-MX mobo and it does not indicate the most recent cpus. AM3 cpus should be compatible with AM2 mobos, i just dont want to buy it and find out it is...
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    PC doesn't get passed POST, fans working, no beeps

    Hello, I'm having a bit of a problem here, hope you can help me find what part of the computer is behind this. For the past month, I've seen my computer restart on its own spontaneously about once or twice a week. Then yesterday I got home to a computer with a frozen window, mouse and...
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    Motherboard recommendation

    Hi all Iv been deciding on a mobo for my new pc for a while now and just cant make a descision . Was thinking about a Asus M4A78 with a amd 770 chipset but i dunno if it does my system justice. I plan to do some occasional light to medium ocing nd i pretty much low on budget so what do you...
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    2 Powersupplies on one pc???

    I want to connect 2 powersupplies to one pc/motherboard. I know how to manually jump a psu, but I want my secondary psu to automatically start when the computer is switched on. The 2 psu's dont have to be connected via the atx plug's, because my 2nd psu is just powering my hdd and cooling...
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    Your opinion of the following mobo please: Biostar P43-A7

    Link Specs: Socket LGA 775 Supports Intel Core 2 Quad/Core 2 Duo/Celeron Dual Core/Celeron 400 Series Processor Supports FSB 800/1066/1333/1600(OC)MHz Support Intel Hyper-Threading Technology CPU SUPPORT Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor Intel® Pentium®...
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    Mobo advice needed for E7400 CPU please.

    So the following options are not too high spec, but will cover the basics for my little rig :p I do some modest gaming. Prince of Persia PES2009 Gears of War Waiting in the wings are: GRID Racing GTA IV And some others I can't really think of now :o Accompanied with the CPU will...
  11. stroebs

    Can't see networked computer or access net

    I am doing this on behalf of a friend as i have tried fixing the problem and have had no success. My friend has an on-board LAN controller and it was working perfectly and I formatted his PC and put Vista x64 on it and everything was working fine. When he came back from a two week holiday, his...
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    How to detect unknown Motherboard?

    Hi, I am considering on buying an old motherboard but the seller does not know the make. So he can not update the BIOS to detect the CPU. Does anyone know how to solve this?
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    Biostar T-Force SLI Questionaire

    The system specs are: Biostar T-Force SLI mboard PCI-E Ati 256mb X1600 1b DDR-400 Ram AMD 3500+ CPU 400W PSU 2x80gb Hard Drives 1000A UPS This is what happened: Whilst the system was on and running a sudden *bang* was heard and the main switch box of my house tripped the power. Upon...
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    Chaintech Apogee

    Link That is a link for Chaintech Apogee DDR2-800 1GB RAM. It has a small compatability list at the bottom, but the list is tiny, so I'm assuming those are just the ones they've tested and the RAM will work with most mobos...
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    Does anyone possess a Soltek SL-KT600-RL mainboard? (Drivers required)

    Have been having a mission trying to get the on board sound working, I haven't got the driver cd that came with the board, and the drivers that come from VIA's site aren't working for me, hoping that the original drivers might help. If anyone has this let me know, so we can arrange a possible...