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Key board problem!!!

Q: Key board problem!!!

Are the keys removable on an Asus c101pa Google chromebook? I tried lifting it to clean it and now it's lited on two sides and when you press on a certain spot it lifts and shifts in it's spot but it's still attached.

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ok..bought a barebones pc of ebay.Came with a pc chips board..wouldnt post..reset jumpers and after a week of trying to get it to work finally said it was ead and went and bought a MSI KT6 board..thinking this will fix problem..installed cpu and heat sink...installed board into case and installed stick of pc700 ...turned it on..but same thing happened as before with pc chips board..fans on cpu and vga card spin but just a black screen...rset jumpers to clear and reset back..tried again..still wouldnt boot...checked to make sure it board wasnt touching case and shorting out..but everything seems to be good there..theres no beep codes...same as with pc chips board..KT6 board comes with a pci slot attachment with 2 usb and led error light..when i start pc the 4 light stay on red .In manual it says that means cpu is not installed correctly or either it is damages..reseated cpu and used some artic silver..but still same thing..and 4 led light stay red...im thinking there was nothing wrong with pc chips board..just like theres nothing wrong with msi board...Could it be the power supply? It has a cheap power supply..HERCULES..is the name on it..it weighs almost nothing...Ive tried different stick of memory and vga card..only 2 things that are comman with problem..cpu..a AMD Athlon XP 2600 333mhz and this cheap power supply..The problem has to be with either the cpu or power supply...thats what im thinking.....
 

A:from pc chips board to msi board..same problem

If ur not posting and considering what u've done coupled with the MSI diagnostics it is very likely there is a problem with this cpu.
You need to get a hold of another compatible AMD cpu just to see if u can post, from there u can confront the ebay seller for any restitution ovr the cpu if there was any kind of guarantee offered at all with the purchased items.
 

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My question is that if I buy a docket, with a charging port for the battery, could I solve the problem or not? if the docket uses the motherboad circuit to charge the battery or does it do part?
 
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A:problem with the charging port of my Lenovo thinkpad w540 (The problem is on the board where the bat

If the machine works on A/C but the battery does not charge I think it is unlikely that the dock will help.  My experience has been that this problem is usually (not always) a little fuse on the motherboard near the battery connector

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amd xp 1700(palomino) on a ga-7vt600, winxp sp2

i upgraded video/ram in my computer and now i can't even get the old(what was replaced) stuff to work. here's a few things to list:

install new vid card, update drivers/settings, reboot no picture to monitor.
unistall/reinstall card, boot and monitor has picture.
install another gig of ram, boot no picture.
take new ram out, boot no picture.
take new card out, put new card in, boot no picture.
take new card out, put old card in, boot no picture.
take all memory out, try known good stick in all slots, boot and no picture.
put all back in, boot, no picture.
turn power on and watch the led fans run on my 15lb paper weight.

it's a never ending combination that i've tried here and i cannot get a picture on this monitor. i've swapped monitors around and all are good, i've put components from this computer into another computer and they all worked. something is not letting this thing boot up, i get no picture to the screen and no beeps sounds or anything else, i turn the computer on and you hear the fans, hard drives, and burners powering up and everything, but there is no picture going to the monitor. it sounded like bad memory because i ran into a case of that before but all the components still work when placed into the other computer. my last guess is the board has gone sour. i was reading other posts and people have mentioned the power supply, but where do i check that at? it's a codegen 350w ... Read more

A:Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

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my hp mother board lights up the green light on the board but it doesnot power on

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Hello,

I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on a problem I have at work in my IT Technician role...
I have a PC running XP SP3 and I can't get the on board LAN to work.
The lights are not on however they are showing activity (They're on) at the patch panel end in the comms cabinet.
I have swapped the cable for 2 others but still the same.
I have checked the BIOS and the Lan is enabled - I can't find any further options regarding the LAN in the BIOS.

There is nothing in the window when I open 'network connections' either and Device manager doesn't show any 'Network adaptors' at all. the Network adaptors heading isn't even shown.

I have just joined this forum and I would greatly appreciate any help in this matter. Thank you in advance for any help given.

Kind Regards

A:On board LAN problem

You have done all the trouble shooting there is to do, the adapter has failed. Just put in a PCI Ethernet card and call it a day.

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Ive been having sluggish performance from a HP media center with an xp o/s installed; at first it wouldnt boot for ages and the hard drive was making a ticking noise so i changed the hard drive and did a fresh install. The HP booted ok but was still very sluggish so i swapped the PSU, RAM, and i reseated everything including the cpu but its still sluggish so that only leaves the motherboard or cpu.

I know that its unlikely to be the cpu so i was wondering if the m/board could cause this problem ?
I did a few tests on the m/board and cpu but they all passed so i am baffled.

Any ideas ?
 

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Hi All,

A mate of mine has got a Dual Core P4 that runs (used to run) on a gigabyte mbo but now it does not work.

All the fans including CPU and case fans work. All the LED's (power etc) all turn on. However, i do not a get a POST beep to say that all is OK. I've had all hardware taken off the mbo and i do not get any success. I've had RAM removed and i do not get any beeping however i've known some mbo not to beep.

However, in my experiences repairing PC's, CPU rarely fail under normal/manufacturer use. Is there anyway for me to identify this problem as a dead cpu or mbo if i do not have other hardware to swap?

any help would be great. ta.

Steve
 

A:Is this likely to be a CPU or M/Board Problem?

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Ok the problem is that my on-board LAN is enabled but when i go to my network places my LAN isnt on there, just my other connections. Ive done almost all i could do to fix it but im not a wiz at computers, so can a expert come and try and help me, would be most appriciated:edit: I did have it running for about 5 minutes in a thunderstorm doing something for my friend, I thought i would be nice and compress a file for him through winrar and it was at 90%, but anyways, I cannot connect to the internet too, im on my laptop

A:Problem with on-board LAN

Hi,

Welcome To TSF.

Is the Driver installed for the LAN?
If you right click on "My Computer" and select "Properties" and then when a new window opens click on the "Hardware Tab" then click on the first option "Device Manager" when that opens click on "Veiw" and then click on "Show Hidden Devices". that should show up you LAN under the "Other Devices" or "Network Adaptors". If you see it can you reply on this Thread please.

Thanks,

Jay.

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Suddenly, the top row on my keyboard [numerals, etc] are not working.

Confession; I spilled a small amount of soda into the keyboard; I dried it and evrything was fine for over three days.

My question now is...is there any other possible cause for this, other than my clumsiness?

Thanks for your help.

HP Pavillion Laptop.

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hello

soda is the worst, if it was water, you would half a chance.

try a spray electronics cleaner from radio shack and blast it, turn it over face down.

good luck

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ok
i have this computer board fried 4 months ago(i did nothing to make this hapen)
so it was under waranty and i had it replaced
computer worked for 3 days then the second board fried 2
i waited for 2 months for another board couse i still had it under waranty
and yestrday i got the new board i nicely put it in the case conected everything
pressed power button and voila it worked

so i turned the computer off couse i had some work to do

3 hours later
turning the pc on
aaaaaaaaaaaa black screen board blocked everything works power goes everywhere
tried everything replacing ram diferent procesor took out the bios battery 4 hours
but nothing good hapend (i found the problem today after 2 months )
somehow graphic card do this to board takes the board to some block state ok
the board is combo has agp and pci-e slots i have working agp card but how the hell to
make the board working again
i guess bios entered some blocked state corupted anyhow but i dont now what and how to try to fix it

if someone know how to fix this help me !!!
 

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Hi Everyone,
 
I'm having issues with my keyboard, when i type a letter etc. sometimes it comes up on screen as something totally different.  I have Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit.  This began after my computer was attacked by Ransom which i did pay "Client Care Experts" to quote "FIX" my computer, i was unaware that it was a Ransom attack.  Since then i have had 2 attempts on my computer & i ran everything i have to stop it. I had a Black screen, so i rebooted so i could run: Webroot, Malwarebytes, Hitman Pro & Adware Cleaner. Thought i might need to run RKill but have'nt cause i don't have it. And i guess that stopped them, because everything is working right on computer until i noticed it was not me making typo's but that the keyboard is now randomly typing wrong letters, etc & it's not me.
 
So how can i fix this?  And how can i find out for sure that i'm not infected/hacked?  What should i do? Do i need RKill in my arsenal of prevention?  I'm not very computer literate, i only know what i've taught myself, so PLEASE HELP.  And THANKS in advance.
 
Sincerely,
 
CandyGirl1959

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hi,
Thanks for replying to my problem.  Do you mean i would need to re-install Windows 7 Home Premium?  I don't have the disc or can i get it online & will i have to buy it?  Please advise.
 
Thank You,
CandyGirl1959

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Have just reformatted my Compaq laptop set all language settings to English UK.

Now when I want to use @ by using the shift and 2key I get " instead of @.

Any ideas please as this is driving me nuts trying to sort out.

A:key board problem

Have just reformatted my Compaq laptop set all language settings to English UK.Now when I want to use @ by using the shift and 2key I get " instead of @.Thats normal for an English keyboard which you've set it to. Thats because above the 2 is " which the Shift selects.Don't you have a @ on the keyboard that you have to use Shift with apart from 2?If you want to change the language look in Control Panel.

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The only way I can write with my k/bd is to hold the key down for 3seconds,
every key is effected. Can you help ?
Harry.M
 

A:key board problem

Take a look in Control Panel > Keyboard and see if it can be adjusted there.
 

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i have a compaq cq60-417dx with vista home premium 32 bit O/P with a key board that makes double digits with the top and bottom row on the key board.[laptop].i replaced the key board but i still have the problem.maybe motherboard problem?thanks.

A:key board problem

You have hit a function key f key, which makes part of the letter keyboard a numercial keyboard. Use your computer manual to find out which, or experiment or, I will try to help

Keypad: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article

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Hello, I'm Mortuza from Bangladesh.
I have a Lenovo laptop. When I work with my laptop, the keyboard's light is always on. But today when I turn on my laptop, there was no light in the keyboard. Now, I am having confusion. Is my laptop broken or is there any settings for this?
Please help me. Thank you.

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Hello All,

I've been having this issue while playing games lately. I just got an Intel 2.8Ghz Prescott with 1Gig of DDR ram and I'm now using an ATI Radeon 9950 by Sapphire (256MB DDR). I dont have a sound card so I'm using the one on-board that comes with the Asus P4P800S-X motherboard (SoundMax).
While im playing a game after a reboot, everything is fine for about a minute, then the video starts lagging and lagging and getting worse and worse. Its like it locks up more and more, and the sound cuts alot. To the point that its not even close to being fun playing anymore. The game im playing is Guild Wars which requires alot less than I have. I also talk on Skype at the same time and when I'm fighting 4 or more guys, I cant even hear anything on Skype. I have a 3mbps connection on cable. And this is with the game graphics at the lowest.
Now get this... If I disable the audio in the Bios, and load up the game with full graphics... smooth nice game play... I've tested playing a long time and its perfect with no lag at all. Now I'm guessing that is pretty conclusive... Should I get a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 or could it still be something else? Conflicts? Im also running windows xp sp2.

Thanks for taking the time...

XeroVariX
--=<{ SYSTEM CONFIGURATION }>=--

CPU: Pentium 4 2.8GHz 800Mhz FSB
MEMORY: 1Gig DDR400 RAM
MOTHERBOARD: Asus P4P800S-X Intel Chipset 800Mhz FSB
CASE: 450 Watt Power Supply
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A:On-Board Sound on Asus P4P800S-X Board

Have you loaded the motherboard makers sound chip drivers, or is it just limping along on the default Windows drivers? Might make a difference.
 

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my main board wont load when powered. when i apply power, the keyboard lights, and the CPU/sink fan starts, but the monitor does not reflect any activity. i pused the num lock key, to see if that would work, but it didn't respond.

the board is a "PC100 Systemboard, Slot 1/socket 370". the processoer is a pentium celeron.

so far, i have:

changed memory, changed CPU, checked and confirmed jumper settings, replaced the bios battery, replaced the BIOS chip itself, swaped power supplies, striped periphials, and even changed the system speaker to see if there was an "error beep" i was missing.

the results:
nothing.

the VGA "card" is onboard, with a ribbon cable "dongle"

i think that somthing is bad in the electronics of the board itself.

the system was functional before, then i put it aside, while i worked with another machine. now it just "doesn't work".

if anyone has sugguestions (can't spell that word), or knows how to check the board itself, let me know.

my email is:

[email protected]

my AIM handle is:

LNBLD

thanks,

Nick
 

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strainge that you dont get any beep code , not even the single beep . i assume that you have tried another monitor .
 

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Hey ppls,

I hope everybody is well. I have a problem that i can't undestand or more like figure out.
My Pc:
Windows 7 ultimate 64bit
thermaltake smart PSU 730W
MSI MB P55M-GD41
VIDEO CARD EVGA GTX560 2GB DDR 5
Processor: intel core i5-650 OC 3.7ghz
dvd writer
3 hard drives two 320 gb and a 500 gb

Now currently in the pc I am using 4gb of ram ddr3 (2x2GB) it works fine like this. The MB has four slots, the two 2gb sticks are in DIMM 1 & 3 (dual channel). Pc works fine plays all games on high or ultra settings .

I purchased a single 4gb stick same type of memory (kingston 1333mhz). When i installed the 4gb stick in DIMM slot 2 the computer does not boot. When its insterted in DIMM slot 4, the computer boots fine, but as soon as i log on and start any game with in 15-20 mins the computer restarts itself. btw never had this problem before.

Frist though came to mind is a bad memory stick. So I went back to the same store, I purchased a new 4 gb stick same memory (kingston 1333) to try in which if the other one was faulty i will be given a full refund.

Went home tried the same thing again with the 4gb stick same error. no boot in DIMM 2, boot in DIMM 4 but same crashes.

Now for experiment purposes i took out the (2x2gb) and insterted the (2X4gb) one in DIMM 1 & the other in DIMM 3. Computer boots, but same problem as i started a game or any memory extensive application the computer restarts without no warning this time i got a error kernal-power.

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A:Msi board gd41 + 8 gbs ram = Problem

I checked the MSI site but I didn't see a list of memory that is certified for the motherboard. Many motherboard vendors post lists (I know Gigabyte and ASRock do).

Here is the listed memory specs for your motherboard. Make sure the memory you have meets these specs
Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 1066/1333/1600*/2000*/2133* (OC) DRAM, 16GB Max
- Supports 1Gb/ 2Gb/ 4Gb DRAM size
- Supports Dual channel mode

Are you using Kingston or Kingston Value RAM? I used to do a lot of support on the Dell forums and Kingston Value RAM generally would not work or work correctly.

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Besides the obvious, of course.

My computer's been acting a bit odd lately, and when I tried to get online today, it went a little crazy and deleted the username on my connection dialogue box.

Now, whenever I try to log on, it says that 'the username or password isn't valid on this domain'. I know that neither username or password is wrong, and have tried to correct them several times to no avail, even though I'm quite sure the problem is deeper than that.

I've been having problems with spy and adware lately, but I've downloaded a few sweepers, and after scanning with Adaware SE, I was convinced I'd gotten rid of them. Any idea what the problem is?

Also, on a separate note, sometimes when I restart my computer, it will reload with a messed up screen. Any idea what could be causing this?
 

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My System Config:
AMD 64 2800+ (1.8 GHZ)
ASUS K8V-VM Board
Nvidia Geforce 6200 LE Turbocache
1x512 MB RAM Kingston DDR 400
PSU of Circle : +12V @ 10A

My Graphics card was heating up when i start playing games.
I just placed a local fan below the graphic card's heating core...
Now my Graphic card's temperature is normal... solved.

Now my on-board graphics core is getting heated when i just start the game(5-10 mins).
Onboard graphics is necessary(hwardware), coz i hv gr. card. why on-board gr. is nedded.
Can i disable the onboard graphics thru hardware so that my onboard gr. is not heated.

What is AUX in speedfan. i am using latest speedfan 4.33 version.

How can i cool the temperature of my CPU. Can i place another fan some where to cool down my CPU. Or i will hv to buy the CPU cooler...

and waht is SYSTEM in speedfan ?

My PSU is like this "+12V @ 10A" i.e of 120 Watts. Is my calculation true ?

Thanks. In advance...
 

A:CPU, Board Overheating Problem

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im trying to install the drivers for my on board sound
my mobo is a ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 and it came with a driver cd
that has a driver wizard, when i run it the sound driver seems to install and the pc reboots after reboot it says finishing installation then it says not installed.
ive tried installing the sound driver manually but it says
the audio driver files do not support your computer hardware

is this because i already have Xfi drivers installed and need to install the onboard drivers first or is there a problem?
thanks

A:on board sound problem

You've got to have one or the other. On Board Sound or Sound Card.
I've been down this road before. When you decide which one, you will have to flush out all the drivers for the one you don't want and do a "fresh" install of sound drivers for the one you want.
In other words: Been there done that

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I messed up my onboard soundmax integrated digital audio, onboard. I disabled the sound on my Microsoft Lifecam, and for some reason it has messed up all sound. Was trying to disable the mic on the life cam so i could talk with a headset plugged into my onboard sound (pink cord) I've uninstalled and reinstalled the driver for the audio device, and the lifecam, but now no sound works on windows, internet or chat programs like Teamspeak, yahoo IM etc. However, my sound effects on World of Warcraft still work, and i havent tried other games.

When i goto the device in device manager, both the cam and the soundmax under audio, and go into their properties, and under the properties tab all of the headings, (audio devices, midi etc.) say "Driver is enabled but not started"

I have no idea what to do to get it to start...ive reinstalled several times and ive restarted several times. NEED HELP PLS!
 

A:On board sound problem

If anyone has any clues, or inklings what might be the problem...even that would help...having problems still
 

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Hi. I just cleared the CMOS on a Abit IS7-V2 motherboard. And when i restarted my system there was no display on my monitor. I checked my graphic card and also tested the board with another card but in vain. Also after the POST didnt heard any beep. Any help will be vert welcome.
Thanks
 

A:Problem with IS7-V2 board(Abit)

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

What made you clear the cmos in the first place? Did you make sure you were properly grounded?

Check that everything is connected and seated correctly. You may have disturbed something when you cleared the cmos.

If that doesn`t help. Disconnect anything not required to boot your computer. Just leave the psu/mobo/cpu/1 stick of ram/video card. Try and start your computer.

Regards Howard
 

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I have a ecs kt600-a with onboard sound through realtek alc655 chip, I used the driver cd and I get this message from the device manager: The NTKERN.VXD, MMDEVLDR.VXD device loader(s) for this device could not load teh device driver. (Code 2)
then it says to fix I need to update the driver, but the website does not list the alc655, I am running windows 98 thanks for the help
 

A:On-Board Sound Problem

what site says its not in the list, realtek or ecs? ecs should have drivers for that, although most manufacturers are starting to get rid of 98 driver support.
 

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My laptop is nearly a year old, however it only turn on when the charger plugs in. When I leave it to charge an hour, it won't turn on unless the battery is plugged. Idk whether it is the battery or the laptop.itself is broken?? Help please??

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When I'm adjusting my many icons and shortcuts on my desktop, often, particularly when I change resolutions, all of the icons will bunch together in the upper left corner of my screen, requiring me to rearrange them again. As I'm dragging them to the right locations, often the mouse travels across the screen, but the image of the icon has frozen part of the way across. It has transparency. I hold my mouse in place waiting, then after some 20 to 30 seconds, the icon snaps into the new spot where my mouse cursor is positioned. Is this a video card "overload" problem? My video is on-board, as delivered in the machine.

Should I consider replacing this on-board video or do I have another problem? It's been this way since new.
 

A:Is this a video board problem?

Hey tepeco

Does this only occur with the icon moving? Or does it happen with anything else?

Spyder_1386
 

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ok here is my problem I have built my personal gaming rig and first off here are the spec:

Thermaltake Armor Full tower
Windows 7
600Watt coolermax PSU
8GB DDr3 RAM
GTS 450 Geforce vid card
dp55kg extreme motherboard

here is my problem when I plug the headphones in to the ports with the pink and green for the mic and audio all I get is a loud static sound. I have turned off the recording in the sound device options. and still there is noise I do not know what is the problem and I cannot come to a conclusive about what is wrong.

I would like anyone's help if you need anymore info just let me know

and yes I have the audio wires hooked up to the right one's i followed the manual layout
 

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Two nights ago, m y computer was on for a few hours just chilling their not do anything with it, i go to my mouse cursor and i got nothing...i figured XP froze adn restarted the sytem...this is where the big problem started! My computer turns on...there are three LED's on the front, HD Activity, Turbo (not used!) and Power...well, the HD Activity Light is on , but the power light does not come on...WIERD, (i know!) also i dont have a signal to my monitor! That really threw me cause yesterday it was workiong perfect! So, i played with the wires in their and made sure nothing was loose...sure enough, nothing was loose. Now...i changed the power supply and i still get nothing! I also took everything (ATI Graphics card, usb 2.0 card, ethernet card, 2nd HD, 3.5 inch floppy (which i found out that when the 3.5 inch is plugged in, the computer wont turn on! if i unplug it it turns on with said problems) so here we go, with basically only the hard drive with my operating sytem in it and the new power supply (the old one was 250 WATTS, the new one is 400 WATTS) and i still get the same problem, then i put everything back in it...still the same problem!...other things i already checked...
-i referred to the INTEL web-site for the correct jumber placement for the BIOS, that is correct!
-I made sure all memory was good...i used it in another computer, worked quite well
-the hard drives are both good...(i am really narrowing down my problem here!)

not sure where to go..currently, i ... Read more

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i have a socket 478 mother board which doesnt not want to switch on when i press the power botton only the cpu furn turns and everything in the computer case powers up but nothing appears on the monitor in other words it does not boot at all and i have tried clearing up the cmos plz help
 

A:mother board problem

OK, you need to post more info.

Is this a new build that does not post or is it a system that has been running for a while?

Have you added any new hardware and or software to the system?

Have you attempted a bios update?

In addition post your exact system specs.
 

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hi,
i have a logitech deluxe cordless desk top the problem is my keeboard works great but the mouse just shoots all over the place i can not move it to where i want.
please any help will be appresiated
 

A:key board and mouse problem

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This thread is called On-Board Sound Problem, but I'm not even entirely sure that it is just that.

Ok, so here's what happens:

I used Winamp Full 5.08 (Not Pay Version) up until like a few days ago. What happened is, I was playing a song, and then the progress bar started going really fast, so the sound was like it was being fast forwarded. And no, my hand wasn't accientally holding the right arrow or anything.

That is by far the "better" error I'm getting. The other error is that Winamp will "freeze" then make the loudest, most annoying, hellish screeching noise I've ever heard. Even if my speakers are quiet, the noise is still VERY loud. If I close Winamp, the noise continues. The wierd part is when I hit CTRL+ALT+DEL when the screeching is on, it says Winamp is on, but [Not Responding]. Winamp still does this even after I uninstalled full, and reinstalled Lite.

This might not be an on board problem, but I'm pretty sure it is. I have also experianced similar problems with Windows Media Player 9.
 

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i just installed win 7 ultimate 64bit on my Sony VAIO VGN-FW31E laptop. Now bear in mind i have 32 bit on another partition and it works fine. but 64bit i have a broblem with my keyboard. I can type ok but i have no special characters, such as @%$#^&(_+"|). all of these i had to copy and paste. please help. if i am not making any sense just ask for clarification
Tom

A:Laptop key board problem

SONY Support Country Selection Page

You have a European version. You will need to go to the above link and find the 64bit driver for the keyboard.
Install on the Win 7 64bit.

UK isn't listed as available there so select the country on the first page.
Mike

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Early this year I reported a distorted sound coming from my speakers occasionally when swithching on my Pc.At the same time I was having problems with Vista when connecting to the net,I'm still not sure if they were connected but on switching on the computer last friday nothing except a flicker from one of the Antec blue fans and a slight movement from the antec psu fan and nothing else.I have tried the psu in another a pc and its ok so it looks like my Asus P5B mother board as blown.Can anyone shed any light on what may have happened,I cant see any black on the mb or smell any thing like its blown.Ive took the oppertunity to order a newer mb now still going for another Asus even though my P5B was less than 12 months old,must admit it was a budgit model not overclocked or anything though.
 

A:Solved: m/board problem

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umm i was installing a mother board on a friend's computer adn everything is installed right but when i go to press the button on, it turns on, all the fans spin and everything, then turns right off
how do u fix this?
 

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I am in the process of trying to get the onboard video to work on a FIC FR33 running a 430 processor (CPU Socket 370) . I have been able to locate the video drivers online at their web site, but when I try to install, I get a message saying it cannot complete the task due to not being able to find the "setup.dll" file.

I'm trying to get the correct driver installed as the current setup only has 16 bit color at 640 x 480 resolution.(no other options)..graphics are very grainy.

We just want to use this system for online mail/ internet/MSN Messenger.

Can anyne give me some assistance in getting this driver installed? It looks like right now the system is using the standard VGA driver from Windows 98 which is not working correctly.

Thanks for the help
 

A:FIC FR33 On Board Video Problem

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hey folks,

just put together a new computer- motherboard/processor/video card, etc.. everything has gone great. went through bios set up with no issues.

but..... when i hooked up my yamaha cdrw to the internal audio connectors to the on board "sound card" i found that i only have mono output on the right side. no balance.

and... the cdrw and music on my hard drive will play through win amp but i get absolutely no sound from windows media player (which may be a gift in itself since i cannot stand that program).

funky.

after pulling every rabbit out of my hat, i still haven't been able to find the problem. i suspect that since the onboard sound is six channel audio and that the"green" output is the center channel for 6 channel out put just might be the problem but when i loaded the software from the factory disc there is no provision for changing the settings to some other config. like the manual says there is. of course the green output input plug is the correct jack for two channel stereo.

here is a rather lengthy summary of my system- sorry-

--------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003, 2004 Lavalys, Inc. ]-----------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v1.51.195
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Quick Report
Computer RIKJON (family room)
Generator john ward
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
Date 2005-12-02
Time 07:59
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A:on board sound problem/ new mobo

Off the top of my head, the only suggestion I can make to try to narrow this down a little further is to run the DirectX diagnostic tests (DXDIAG) to see what else you can determine about this problem. Make SURE that you save a full report, so you'll have it as a baseline diagnostics record. That way, you can compare the results of any changes you make with follow-up tests after you make changes to your settings.

Glad to know I'm not the only one who hates WMP; I still use Winamp 2.81 on most of my Windows rigs, though I did install Winamp 5.07 on one system recently, just to see the difference from the older version.

Also, open the Control Panel, and check the Sounds and Multimedia Properties for your hardware. Check ALL the Audio tab settings, including the Volume and Advanced option buttons (start with the Sound Playback settings). Check the balance sliders under the Volume options. Check the "Use only preferred devices" box, then check the Hardware tab. Examine the properties of your devices, especially the properties for your Yamaha CD/RW; put a check-mark in the "Enable digital CD audio for this CD-ROM device" box (if it isn't checked already), then run DXDIAG a second time, and compare the effects your changes have made.

Good luck; as a dedicated headphone user, this is one area I have little experience with, though I'm sure others will be able to provide more specific advice.
 

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my intel original motherboard is doing problem with my vendor said bios is got damaged
and he said whole mother board is gonna change so wht shud i do?
 

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I just purchased a new biostar P4m80-m4 motherboard and an intel celeron D325 2.53g socket478 256k processor. Biostars's manual and website indicate that this board supports this processor. However when I booted up the machine I got an error message to this effect: warning cpu has been changed or cpu ratio failed. I shut down the machine and when I tried to reboot I got nothing. The power supply does not even start. I have verified that the power supply has not failed. Anyone have any ideas what is going on?
Leasal
 

A:mother board or processor problem

Clear the CMOS and try again.
 

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Hi,

I have windows XP Professions.
Mother Board Mercury Intel 915GL Express Chipset.
Processor Celeron 2.26 Ghz
Ram 1 GB

I am unable to run USB on my machine. Whenever i enable USB support from BIOS.... System Became very-2 slow & takes lot of time........CPU usage 100%
There was a Yelloe Exclamation sigh in the Device manager in front of Universal Host Controller...when I tried to install driver for this I ....come across this situation.....

When I disable this from BIOS system works fine but USB not
Please help me .
Bunty
 

A:On Board USB Enable - creates problem

Have you tried installing the chipset drivers for the motherboard?
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology MK-36, x86 Family 15 Model 76 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 990 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76308 MB, Free - 46796 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30B7, 65.20, None
Antivirus: ZoneAlarm Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Keyboard Problem:

See Example below.

I c
onside myself to be a beginner.I use A and ireFox. It should have read: I consider myself to be a begginer. I use AOL,FireFox and IE.

As you can notice,typing has jumped from the first line to the second after the letter "c".Sometimes it jumps one line up instead of down. Other times it goes backward on the same line and therefore deleting what had already been inputed. It is excactly what happens on the sentence in bold above:I use A and ireFox. It should have read: I use AOL,FireFox and IE.
Weird Fonts

Fonts appear weird,blury on AOL and FireFox.Quality of fonts on IE has remained unchanged.

Applications such as NotePad,AOL emails and webpages on FireFox and AOL display weird, blurry fonts that feel uncomfortable to read.

By contrast,IE fonts both on a word document as well as webpages have remained constant in quality.

My attempts have been directed to Appearance and Themes > Fonts with no positive outcome.

Perhaps it might be helpful to mention that both problems p... Read more

A:Weird Fonts & Key Board Problem

Perhaps it might be helpful to mention that both problems presented here occured almost simultaneously while attempting to protect my computer by trying different kind of Anti-viruses.
Click to expand...

It is helpful. There is every chance it is Zone alarm.
I would download this.
Microsoft Security Essentials.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security_essentials/default.aspx
On that site ONLY disable your Zone alarm anti-virus and firewall.
Then keeping them disabled install MS Essentials..
SEE HOW IT IS NOW, CHECKING that you have Windows Firewall enabled.

If the issue is solved you must then decide if you wish to uninstall Zone alarm or proceed with the possibility of changing the Zone alarm settings to solve the problem that way.
You would then need to go here
http://forums.zonealarm.com/faq.php
One possible solution to the keyboard errors
Here is how to fix the keyboard problem..

1.) on ZA Extreme Menu click on Browser Security, then Click Settings
Click on Advanced, the "Un-Check" [ ] Block programs that secreatly record your keystrokes..
2.) now click OK..
 

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I recently installed a new Acer Model S211HL monitor and a new Nvidia GEForce 6200 video board. I'm running 1024x768 mode with True Color-32bit with large fonts. Everything on my video screen seems wider than normal and the height seems shorter than normal.

What could be the cause of this?

Thanks for any help.
 

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Hello
I have some problems with my Lenovo Z51. It not recognize none of external connections on right side, made in jack, slot card and USB. I reinstalled all drivers but the problem is not solved. OS Windows 8.1. Please help me to solve this problem.
 
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A:Lenovo Z51 - I/O Board connection problem

Hi AuraFelicia , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The location affecting only the right side with Audio port, USB port and media card reader all affected at the same time would indicate probable failure on the IO board (page 52) specially if the ports on the other side are ok.
 
Reseating the cable and the IO board may help but try to reload the defaults of the BIOS first. 
Turn off the laptop and use the novo button (item 2 page 82) to power on , Choose BIOS setup from the Novo Menu and go to the exit tab and load the defaults , save and exit. 
 
Herewith is the service training for reseating (remove and re plug in to ensure no cables loose and connections are good) IO removal if you have the tools and skills . Otherwise try to call in technical support or your local service center for assistance. 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
Regards
 
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I'm trying to troubleshoot the issue I'm having and am hoping to leverage the expertise on this website. I recently bought a GA965P-DS3 board and am using it with a Conroe 6700 processor with 2G of Corsair 6400C4 800 RAM. I set stuff up with a PCI-Express video card and I just cant get it to display anything. The board and card are getting power (fans work) but cant get the BIOS setup to show up. I'm wondering if there is a board setting I'm missing (searched the manual, this forum and google w/o luck) or that the board is simply bad. video card works in another system...

powered by a 500W supply

appreciate the help
 

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I need a litte bit of info here. I had a problem where I was getting horizontal red and green lines on my screen at times. I changed monitors and got the same problem. I sent my system in for repair. I was told that if a mother board had on video card that the motherboard its self would need to be replaced. The repair tech did a ReImage does that fix the issue? I am very concerned here. It has been a month messing with people to get it fixed. Was sent to Best Buy and they did nothing even though it was under warranty. Finally sent it directly to Gateway, and they ReImaged it. Just wondering if someone knows if this possible or did they just say they did something? Please respond. Thank you.
 

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I recently acquired a new box and I can't seem to get the on board audio working.

The motherboard is an MSI 6712 (KTV4A).

-Installed the drivers from the msi website
-Made sure connections were correct (tried using both headphones and speakers)
-Enabled on board audio in BIOS

Any thoughts? Thanks in advance.
 

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