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    System Hangs

    Thanks for the reply. I did think of memtest as well and did it yesterday. I went ahead and put one stick of RAM at a time and Memtest went on with no errors. Then I tested both sticks in and it hanged at 40% 3 times at the same point. I switched the sticks between them and the PC won't even...
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    System Hangs

    HEllo. I decided to "upgrade" my home pc 2 weeks ago. My old PC was ok but I wanted to switch to DDR3. So I went on and bought a new MB and 2 DDR3 modules. Sysinfo shows this as my configuration: That is not complete and partially incorrect info. This is what Everest shows: So what I...
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    Dead HDD?

    Hello and thanks for the reply, Elvandul. I didn't drop the HDD, it was in my notebook all the time and I don't remember dropping it either. I'll try wrapping it, never tried this before and see if it works. I know commercial recovery is expensive and it's not worth the money for what I have...
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    Dead HDD?

    Hi and thanks for the reply, SUEOHIO. I got one external SATA connector and tried to plug in the HDD but windows can't recognize it. I tried wit ha different SATA HDD and it works, so, again, it's not the cable it's the HDD. Any other ideas on how I could save some of the data? Thanks
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    Dead HDD?

    Hello. My notebook wouldn't start this morning, freezing on BIOS splash page. I removed the HDD and it booted fast. I replaced the HDD with a new one and it's working great. Problem is I had some important data on the old HDD and I would like to save at least part of it if it's possible. I...
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    PC is infected

    bump
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    PC is infected

    Hello. My PC have had problems for some time but out of commodity I ignored them. My antivirus expired some time ago and I have failed to renew it yet. Yesterday internet stopped working so I decided to check it. I found out several crucial windows services won't start (event viewer service...
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    PC Freezes while loading windows

    BrSpl service seems to be the problem :-S I left it on manual and PC works fine for 2 days. This morning the problem reappeared, I booted in safe mode, disabled that service and PC was working again. I know it is related to my Brother printer, so what do I need to do. Is there an update...
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    PC Freezes while loading windows

    My father's PC started acting weird yesterday. After working on it for few hours my father shut it down and when he tried to turn it on later it wouldn't start, it would just stay on the loading screen. Last known good configuration not working, safe mode with networking not working. Normal...
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    Solved: Upgrading XP to 7 keeping ALL folders and software

    sorry you will need to backup ur files and reinstall your programs
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    Solved: USB Restarts PC

    ok, installing SP3 via windows update fixed the problem :) Thanks for your imputs
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    Solved: USB Restarts PC

    All cables are instact. I am trying to install service pack 3 using windows update now (before PC wasn't connected to internet). Maybe I messed up something during the first time I tried. Upgrading BIOS could help maybe? I never upgraded it, it's the same version from when I purchased it (1-2...
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    Solved: USB Restarts PC

    Hello. I have a PC that had Windows XP Home Edition with SP2 installed on it. I needed SP3 installed or a program to work so I downloaded the SP3 pack put it on a memory stick and tried to install. During the installation the PC restarted. I opened the case cleaned it up (it was quite dirty)...
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    Notebook won't start

    neither solutions worked. tried to boot from the new HDD first the same problem occurred. I quickly put the old HDD in and the problem is still there. Any other ideas?
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    Notebook won't start

    Oh, sorry, I replaced the ntldr file EDIT: and I have another new SATA HDD here, will install windows and drivers on it now, replacing the old hdd and will est on both tomorrow hopefully
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