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    Solved: Power Cuts Out

    Cheers for pointing me in the right direction Etaf. Solved the issue. I took the essentials out of the case as you suggested and it worked! now i had a look and the mobo was definitely mounted correctly so i knew nothing was shorting it. so i re-connected everything back into the case but kept...
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    Solved: Power Cuts Out

    What way do you use the hairdryer/freeze air to test the parts? Any experience in returning faulty componets? i checked aria's website and if it is either the cpu or mobo then i have to contact them regarding warranty. however im not sure if they would listen to me unless i can say for...
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    Solved: Power Cuts Out

    A slight change to initial info. I felt for heat coming from cpu/heatsink but nothing of note. There is actually a good cool airflow in that area coming from case fan/heatsink/psu fan. However what has changed is that it is cutting out at different temperatures. Originaly i thought it was...
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    Solved: Power Cuts Out

    The harddrive has remained connected the whole time, although it cuts off after a few minutes in windows so i havnt bothered loading windows since, just loaded the BIOS. I never thought of the hdd to be honest, i just disconnected it there now and the same problem happens so i can rule it out...
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    Solved: Power Cuts Out

    I was looking for a bit of advice on a home build I completed three months ago. I havnt had a single problem until last week when the pc just shut off randomly, as if the power was turned off at the wall. The pc was just sitting idle, no games or programmes were running. These are my specs...
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    Modem Driver Problems

    Thanks for replying. here is the zip file and hijackthis log as requested. Contacted Terayon by email on their website last week but they havn't replied as of yet cheers. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 18:21:19, on 15/04/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE...
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    Modem Driver Problems

    Hi I've been having this problem for some time now. Evere since i updated to xp my system continuously crashes when i'm on the internet. When rebooted windows detects a driver problem but cannot find the specific driver. Due to the fact that my system crashes only when on the internet i take...
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    Lost XP CD Key

    Thanks for reply Kiwiguy. What sort of proof would i probably need. i still have reciept if applicable?? i've already tried that contact info but they wont let me email them as the product is an oem version, therefore they ask me to contact computer manufacturer. however this does not apply as i...
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    Lost XP CD Key

    Hi wondering if anynody has any advice for me. Basically bought full OEM version of XP Home for my new build. I took the plastic wrapping off the oem cd intending to install it tonight, however my mum binned the wrapping ( which included the COA ) and the binmen have since carried the trash...
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    No Array On Sata Drive

    Thanks Triple6. will try that download once i get a chance. is it common for drives to fail like this or does it sound like a one off using my description in above threads. Cheers.
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    No Array On Sata Drive

    Drive i had is a Hitachi Deskstar 160gb sata. Thinking about using a raid setup for back up purposes. Can i use a diagnostics tool without loading into windows? I also bought the OEM version, does this usualy come with a warranty? Thanks
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    No Array On Sata Drive

    Hi Triple6. Thats why i'm confused re the ' array ' as i have only 1 drive. however once the boot up screens were trying to detect the drive it stopped and stated ' no array set '. I couldn't actually get into the windows boot screen. i therefore tried reinstalling windows xp with the sata...
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    No Array On Sata Drive

    Hi folks. Wondering if u's could help me with my problem. Basically computer is a self build and has been running brilliantly for past 2 months with no major problems at all. However all of a sudden the HDD crashed and wont boot up. On boot up it gets to the point where it is detecting the HDD...
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    Text to sound effects

    Not text to speech. all ready got that. need one which can make effects. would i need to combine using text to speech and a audio mixer? or is there 1 program which can do this?
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    Text to sound effects

    Hi this might be a weird one :o but here goes. My brother for his Computer coarsework wants a program which is kinda like Text to Speech but can convert text to different sound effects like different accents, metallic sounds, happy - sad voices etc.. anybody know of a program like this cus i've...
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