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Metal on Metal Short Circuits?

Q: Metal on Metal Short Circuits?

I've got a really strange problem.. My computer will randomly shut off or not turn on sometimes. Once it "short circuits" it won't turn on again for a while - sometimes an hour, sometimes all day. At first I thought it was overheating, but when I was messing around with it, I found that if I unplug the HDMI cable after it shuts off, and sometimes just touch the metal of the HDMI cable to the metal mount (not the actual port) of the HDMI port it will turn back on, but not all the way. The fans will start going, but if I then plug the HDMI cable back in, it doesn't show anything on my monitor.

Can anyone explain this strange behavior?

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A: Metal on Metal Short Circuits?

Firstly did you bench test everything before installing into the case?

Are the standoffs in the correct place on the case and are you sure that no extra standoffs are under the motherboard causing it to short to the case?

Something is obviously shorting I would disassemble the machine and reassemble it paying attention to where you install the standoffs and for foreign objects that may have fallen behind the mobo. might be worth bench testing it first to figure out if anything in particular is causing the problem.

Your psu should grounds the case and motherboard so you want to ensure that your wall socket isn't damaged and has a working ground.

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Hello, i had bought the XPS 15 laptop approximately 5 months ago from philippines and right now i am in india. When i am charging the laptop i get electic shock when i touch the metal parts of the laptop.
But recently i discovered when the laptop is charging i get current from other parts of the house as well such as metallic bathroom taps and metal grill of my house.
I tested it using tester so its not some assumption but real current.
So please provide some guidance on why is this happening and why is the current flowing in different parts of my house when laptop is charging.

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Alright I'll keep this nice and short.

I'm helping a friend upgrade his board due to his old one not supporting graphics cards at all despite having a pci-e slot. When his board finally came, we performed the replacement and stuck all wires in their appropriate places, and from there on when we turned on the computer there was absolutely no activity. The power indicator on the board lights up, but the led power indicator on back of the PSU turns off when the system is turned on. So from here I decided to place all bare minimum components on a table and try it out from there. And yes it turned on and everything, it was a success. From here we put the components back in testing out with the extreme bare minimum first, and yes it the problem occurs again. Here are my questions: Could it be the power supply? Or could it be the case itself? And on an additional note, this issue with the case also happens with the old board.

Thanks for looking at my thread.
 

A:Short circuitry with metal case?

This sure sounds like the case. Try disconnecting the power lead(s) and start it by shorting the appropriate pins.Disconnect other case leads one at a time to pin this down.
 

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I recently (meaning last night) fixed my Toshiba Tecra 8100
by installing various new parts I spent over a year trying to find.

RTC Battery, LCD screen, Motherboard and inverter board.

Once installed I still found myself having trouble booting until I thought of switching the laptop memory card from one slot to the other.

The computer finally booted up but had trouble staying on. Various software error messages about Windows confirming licensing or errors in reading and implementing .exe and .dll files.

After another half hour of reboots; another idea came to me.
Maybe there's a shorting going on between the metal casing of the laptop; the metal casing of the heatsink fan and the CPU.

Presto-changeo.

Replacing the metal cover with ordinary scrap paper to make sure the "air" still flows out the vent remaing constant.

So.

For all you Toshiba Tecra 8100 users; there's my notes on a successful repair job.
(p.s. before coming up with the idea to remove the tin casing from the heat sink fan I still had trouble booting when it cut out seconds after pressing the power button and typing in my password in the pre-windows/DOS like prompt - disconnecting and reconnecting the CPU along with the RTC battery helped guide me from A to B.)
 

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I badly need a copy of the old editing software, HOT METAL PRO 6.0
My disc has crashed and I swear by the program. Just an old dog, not wanting to learn new tricks.
I would be very appreciative if someone could help me out. My website is a few thousand pages and functions very well with Hot Metal Pro 6.0 to help me.

Please get back to me if you can provide a copy of this old out of date, yet lovable, software.
Thanks

A:Hot metal pro 6.0

I think You can get it from hear

Hotmetalpro

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Every time I plug my computer in and turns it on, the fans and the leds turn on for 1 sec and then just stops, any indication that the computer was on stops and if I click again nothing happeneds

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when i open the game it says the mgs.exe is linked to missing export ddraw.dll...is this happening cuz i dont have the latest directx installed...im doing it now, but i wanna know if im wasting my time....when i install the new directx, will the file open..or is there something else wrong?.........thanx
 

A:metal gear

Hi

I would download the latest direct x to see if that helps
 

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Currently working on a freinds computer and there seems to be a piece of steel covering the VGA port?

How do I go about removing this so we can use a standard monitor?

A:Metal Over VGA Port?

At a guess, you don't. I think it's a blank.

If you'd list the PC's make & model, someone may be able to verify whether it includes onboard video.

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Purchased a "METAL GEAR BOX Substance II". Has a Maxtor HDD. Can I install
an OS on same. I do not know with a USB connection. Thanks.
 

A:Metal Gear Box

Yes, you can install an OS on a USB drive. No, you cannot install Windows on an USB drive.
 

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well i dont think u can check.. but id like ur input and tell me the odds of messing up the system.

heres a picture of what I did. Wrote text in it xplaining whats what.


just a closer look at the connectors:


I used staples to connect the wires together.
 

A:pls check my modding for possible short circuits

So you're connecting the new case's fp audio connector to the old case's fp audio wire, which fits on the board correctly?
As long as you got the wires connected to each other properly it should work. How well does it stay together? If they don't stay together well, consider possibly electrical taping the connectors together.
 

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Metal-X v2

What's New ?

- New Start Menu
- New Taskbar and Orb
- New menu
- New button
and you see the image

- system32 and sysWOW64

wmploc.dll " Replace old file in system32 and sysWOW64 "

ExplorerFrame.dll " Replace old file in system32 "

+ I have to borrow and use the file system by zeroing

Latoyce SP1 System Files by ~zeroing

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Download

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A:Metal-X v2 VS for win7 x64 by ~nguyenxuanhoa

luks freakin awesome..nice metal brushed finish.

Suggestion: It would luk more sexier if you can add some kind of design to the start menu. It luks dullish.

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Push-Button Reset Overview

This article talks about Refresh, Reset, and Bare-metal recovery... What exactly is this bare-metal recovery? How do I access it?

A:What is bare-metal recovery

Bare Metal means a clean hard drive, like it comes out of the box. The entire installation is redone, just as it is if you recover a System Image Backup.

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Hi all,
I am looking for a metal case router (wireless 802.11b with 4 port switch and at least NAT, but would like SPI, MAC and other security features if possible). Many of them are flimsy plastic and I want a better quality wireless router than that. Also some of them have a strong plastic odor that gives me a headache. Sure they will outgass in time, but I prefer not to breathe that if I can advoid it. Most product descriptions don't list what the case is made of. Any assistance is apprecated.

-Game
 

A:Looking for metal case router

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I have Verizon lte wireless internet and have a metal shop building about 125 ft. away from the house. I want to be able to use a wifi tablet inside the building or at least the office. My tablet gets a good signal and works fine just outside the building , but when I go inside the metal blocks the signal. Is there an inexpensive way to get the wifi to pass through ? Is there any kind of small antenna that would be on the outside of the metal building and pass through the wall to another small antenna or would I need a outside antenna then a router on the inside ?
 

A:wifi into metal building

You have to define inexpensive. When you say Verizon LTE wireless Internet, what exactly does that mean? Are you using a MiFi/Jet Pack?
 

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The metal frame in the notebook flap git damaged when opened and because of which the screen also got damaged. As the laptop is still in warrenty will this be covered under it.

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I've just bought an external 500gig "Metal Gear Box" hard-drive, I'm have a problem with Vista not recognizing the device, I am being prompted to put in the CD which was not included with the new hard-drive! Please help.
 

A:Metal Gear Box with Vista

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Hey! I was wondering if anyone knew what material is being used for the coldplates on the X1 Extreme (Gen 1). If it's pure copper or just a thin copper plate on aluminium. I would assume it's copper and I could check by scratching into it a bit, but I would prefer not to if someone already knows what material is being used.

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Hey! I was wondering if anyone knew what material is being used for the coldplates on the X1 Extreme (Gen 1). If it's pure copper or just a thin copper plate on aluminium. I would assume it's copper and I could check by scratching into it a bit, but I would prefer not to if someone already knows what material is being used.

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(hardware and software): HP Pavillion dv9700z notebook, Windows Vista Ultimate

Hi, I bought a Metal Gear Box 3506uas SATA 3.5" enclosure and installed a Seagate 320Gb drive.

Vista recognizes the drive but during large copy operations, the drive unmounts and I get an error message that the drive is unrecognized...

What could be causing this?

Thanks!
Rob

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Hi, I have a wifi problem that I need help with if anyone could please?

I have sky broadband and run my pc and laptop wirelessly off it.

We have recently erected a metal shed in the garden, just outside the kitchen so not far from the house.

The intention was to have it as a pc and games room, with a playstation set up and a laptop using the wifi connection from the house, but have now discovered that the wifi will not go through the metal of the shed!!

Can anyone suggest a way of getting either a wired or wireless internet connection to the metal shed?

I have a spare wireless router.

Help would be much appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Wi-Fi won't penetrate metal shed

Yeah metal creates an unpenetrable wall for Wireless connections, it bounces off it really easily.. Your options would be to buy a Directional Wireless Antenna and direct it to the Shed, point it at a Windows or an Open Doorway..

Wireless Antenna's:http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicati...c.asp?CatId=374&name=Antennas and Accessories

The signal needs somewhere to enter, once inside that metal shed it should bounce around and find what it needs..

Other then that you would need to dig and place a wire under ground that connects to a splitter/hub, and branch off to each device from there.. however that is not generally a convient way at all, since you would need protective cover over the wires as well as it to be decently deep in the ground, then you have bugs and anything that digs that could damage the cord..

Hope this helps.
 

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Hello everyone. Just a quick question. When I installed the metal bracket for the NVMe ssd drive ( part no 01AX994) in the drive bay, it does not fit very snug. I.e. it moves around a tiny bit when pushed. However, it does not fall out. It' s not just a very snug fit.  Just wondering if this is normal or not?

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This is rather fascinating...as far as CPU coolers go. Liquid metal CPU cooler.
You can read about it over at The Guru of 3D

http://www.guru3d.com/article/danamics-lmx-superleggera-review/1
opps, maybe Matthew can move this to "links from around the web" not sure why I put it here.
 

A:Liquid Metal Cooling with NaK

I remember seeing the prototype a while back and thought it was awesome (looks better than the production kit IMO) and couldn't wait to try it out....unfortunately the end result cooling wise doesn't really live up to the hype (or expense) so far. Not that I'm likely to test drive one anytime soon as they seem to be a Europe only release at this stage.
 

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Purchased a "METAL GEAR BOX Substance II". Has a Maxtor HDD. Can I install
an OS on same. I do not know with a USB connection. Thanks.
 

A:METAL GEAR BOX Substance II

This is possible if your bios supports USB boot option.
To be honest I have never tried this so I will be interested to see how you get on.
 

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes comes out in Spring 2014 for, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. With the announcement of the Deja Vu exclusive content for the Playstation systems. It left Xbox fans wondering whether or not there would be anything for them. Last night at the Xbox One event, it was announced that there would be exclusive content for Xbox One.

They do not detail what it would be but I can tell you this; it will not be the Deja Vu mission as that is exclusive to fans that have been around for the past 15 years since Metal Gear Solid for Playstation 1.
 

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ok i install twisted metal 2 on my computer and i go to open it and it goes into the program for about 3 seconds and it minimizes itself to the taskbar and takes me back out of the game! i click on it and it does it again! i right click it and say restore and it does it again!! i run it in compatibility with windows 95 too! the OS that it needs to run on! please help!!!
 

A:Twisted Metal 2 Problems

promo0503 said:

ok i install twisted metal 2 on my computer and i go to open it and it goes into the program for about 3 seconds and it minimizes itself to the taskbar and takes me back out of the game! i click on it and it does it again! i right click it and say restore and it does it again!! i run it in compatibility with windows 95 too! the OS that it needs to run on! please help!!! Click to expand...

Hi! What are your system specs?
 

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hi...

The faceplate for my asus motherboard does not fit perfectly and some of those metal teeth/prongs that sit between the USB ports are slightly over lapping the opening... i can still fit my usb plugs in but they are sometimes a bit stiff to plug in or remove (mainly removing)...

firstly is there any problem with the teeth from the face plate touching the usb device plug?

secondly is there any harm in getting some wire cutters and snipping just the ones that sit between the USB ports?

ps. none of them are actually sticking inside the port as i lifted the top prongs over top...
 

A:Metal teeth on MB faceplate.

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hi people
i have recently bought metal gear solid the first one
i downloaded the no cd patch
and every time i go to new game i mean i didnt get a chance to play so wen i go there and select any difficulty it says please insert disc one please help people

A:metal gear solid

It wants you to insert the retail cd/dvd so it can play, do so and your problems will go away.

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Hello,
I have been trying to play Metal of Honor Spearhead and I cannot get the game to load nor can I get Breakthrough to work either. However Allied Assault runs fine. When trying to run spearhead all i get is the gray screen and it says that Spearhead has stopped working and give me the following error message.

My computer specs are
500watt Powersuppply
3.0ghz intel processor
4 gigs of ram
ATI HD2600 video card with latest drivers
Windows VISTA Home Premium 32bit

I also have Call of duty, call of duty united offensive and Call of duty 2 and they all run fine as well as all my other games. Just can't Spearhead or Breakthrought to work at all. I have tried to launch using compatibility mode and that does not work either. I have also tried run as administrator and no go. Anyone one have any ideas?

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: moh_spearhead.exe
Application Version: 1.0.0.1
Application Timestamp: 3e65522e
Fault Module Name: StackHash_e416
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 65203a65
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: e416
Additional Information 2: 74c9286749acc57dbe28757251e4aed7
Additional Information 3: 9416
Additional Information 4: 9579ef234033fe3564802e38c77bdd89

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A:Metal of Honor Spearhead

When u tried compatability mode which one did u use. For some games running in XP mode wont work either so you have to keep going and try each one. I've had to run a game in Windows 95 compatability even thought the game officially only runs on XP. Go figure.

I have both addons running fine but it was so long ago that I installed it I cant remember if I had any problems or not. If I get chance I'll have a go at reinstalling them and seeing if anything happens.

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hey people. just downloaded the original Metal Gear Solid PC game, very excited except that everytime I try to start it, a black box appears....then vista says "game failed during previous initialization, game starting software rendering mode..). Immediately after I press "OK", the black box enlarges but then disappears.

I have tried using windows compatibility with every version of winodws listed. I've tried using 256 colors, different resolutions, etc..

If anyone can help...please

thanks

A:getting METAL GEAR SOLID 1 to work???

I have the same problem and I direly want to play this game.

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I'm trying to play Metal Fatigue on Windows 7 and I'm haviong severe graphic errors with both OpenGL and DirectX drivers for it, the game gives you a choice between the 2. I think the problem's probably driver related and I only really want help with the opengl one because the directx issue has been posted many times on the internet and never fixed.

Here's an image of the game with DirectX. Gameplay is displayed without errors, but the toolbar on the side is distorted enough to make the game unplayable. There is no lag, even at 1600x1200.
Here is an image of the game running with OpenGL drivers. nearly all textures are gone, a grid is shown on the terrain, and the game is extremely laggy, especially at higher resolutions. It's technically playable, but only on 640x480


I have a Dell XPS 410 with 2GB RAM, 2.4GHZ Quad Core, Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS with the latest drivers and dubious OpenGL support. OS is Windows 7, but the game shows the exact same problems as on Vista.

I understand that problems with Metal fatigue have been posted in many places online, but I haven't seen and solutions to the problems yet.
Help would be very much appreciated, this is one of my favorite games of all time.
 

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Everytime I log into the online network I get a message saying udp port checked failed.How might I solve this and get to play online?I have played rainbow six online before with no problems but I did have similar problems with pro evolution soccer 6.My router is Netopia and model 2247NWG-VGx....Can someone please help me,it would mean alot!
 

A:Metal Gear Online Problem

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Hello everyone,
New to this and sorry in advance
I work for a Boiler Tube Co.
We use software Metal Trax, hand in hand with Pervasive 10.
Long story short, updated our software / data. on Friday, all good, etc.
Go in to use it and when I try to access my quotes, orders, PO's , etc. get a RTE 13 - mismatch, (names specific fields with errors , aka "amount paid in" - a field in our SO table, a new field at that which came with the update from software.
Exact message: MetalTrax
Error Number :13
Error Message: Error reading sales_orders_headers.amount_paid in
VATable.GetFld
Type mismatch
Module:frmEnterSO
FunctionopulateFields

I can see these fields etc in the Pervasive control center but not sure what is wrong / what to do haha.
Anyone familiar with this, again, I am OK with computers but no a wiz
ANy help would be appreciated.

Brandon
 

A:Pervasive / Metal Trax - RTE 13 mismatch

Welcome to TSG!
First I think the best place for support would be the software vendor? The update should have 'retro fitted' the existing records in your data base to be compatible with the update.

In general a type mismatch error indicates you are trying to perform a mathematically function on Character or Null data. Also joins to tables with missing or invalid data in the join will produce this error.

Since you mention the field is 'new' I suspect the field is null or empty. If you can, populate the field with a 0 or something numeric on your specific quote and test to see if the error is resolved.

I can't recommend a solution, I know nothing about the application, but this might point you in a direction to specifically ask the vendor for a long term fix.
 

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Hi to all,
I am having some difficulty with this game...I have played it before, and it ran "ok". But Since I have Re Formatted my hard drive, I installed the game, and the graphics are slow and un-usual. So I updated my Radeon 7000 Graphics card, restarted, and tried to play the game again, now it gives me an error. It says something along the lines of..

OS FAILED TO PROVIDE THE WINDOW TO RENDER THE GAME GRAPHICS ETC....

so i press ok, then it has another one. something about a library run time error something something, in an un-usual way.

Anyone know what these error messages mean and how to make them go away so i can play... And my MAIN concern, the best settings for things to run smoothly.

Ryan
 

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Hi opened up laptop L50-B-1DZ to clean fan as it is running hot. There is a metal plate think its heat sink,under that there is no fan is this the way it should be??????????????
Question is do i need a fan in this laptop ? No answers on internet
Brought from new, any help would be welcome
Thank you

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Picked this game up for $15 and installed it ok. After the opening sequence has completed, a loading screen appears instructing you to 'Press the start button'. Sure enough when you hit 'Return' you go to the 'Options' screen for 'New Game' / 'Settings' etc. However hitting any of the 5 option in the menu - and you get booted back the loading screen with the 'Press start ..'

This happens over and over. Have tried other keys but cannot get into the game.

There are no errors per se - its not a driver or DirectX issue.

The only patches released are for errors related to Radeon Cards - which does not apply to me.

No other faults that I can determine.
Can anyone shed any light on what I may have missed here ?

Have a good week all.

Richard.
 

A:Metal Gear Solid 2 PC Platform

Are you running XP, and if so, have you tried compatability mode?
 

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Hi, I've been having HUGE problems with metal gear solid for the P.C. Firstly whenever I get killed the damm thing terminates and gos back to windows, no error messages, nothing. Also when I get up to the nuclear building on the second basement level (the bit where you shoot missles at the electric panel) I shoot a missle and try and put first person view on the missle and the game goes back to windows. I have a p2 233 mhz 32 megs of ram.
 

A:Metal gear solid BIG PROBLEMS!

Well your machine is right on the minumum's for the game so I would suspect a memory issue. Make sure you close down everything running in the background before playing. Scan and defrag hard drive. Probably turn off some of the options to see if it helps the problem. Worse comes to worse it is a D3D game, update your directx. Make sure sound is set to low or most compatible.
 

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I just bought this game and it's giving me no end of trouble - main problem being sound.
During the intro video, during the 'death music', during conversations on the Codec, all I hear is sort of super-loud fuzzy interference through my speakers. Sound effects and Background music are fine. With the nature of the game this has made it basically unplayable. My sound card is nVidia nForce 2 onboard sound by the way.
The graphics also seem to be jerky and not all that detailed, no matter what settings I choose. Now I have the original game on PS2 and it looked fab on that, I fully expected a brand new 2GHz machine with GeForce4 and 512 megs of RAM to handle it as well as my PS2 did but unfortunately it seems it doesn't.
There's no readme or documentation of any sort to help me out, the game has 'poor console conversion' written all over it really and I'd bring it back to swap for PS2 version only the PS2 one is double the price.
 

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Okay I can't remember off the top of my head does this faceplate come with the board or the case? Does anyone know where/if you can buy these seperately? I have a board with no faceplate in the MB box (its an open box missing 3/4ths the stuff but board works like a champ!), I have a case with only 1 faceplate from the old board, the faceplate it has is not the same as the board layout of the board I now have.

I just want it not to be a big open gap for dirt to get into.
 

A:Metal faceplate around MB connector parts.

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Im looking for some advise. I work for a small company that runs SBS2008 as a server for user authentication and file shares and that is it.

I preformed a backup of the entire system to allow for a bare metal recovery in the case the server crash and burned. I was trying to test the recovery by restoring to a VirtualBox VM. Obviously the hardware is different, and after the restore, the VM continued to Blue Screen and reboot. So Im asking for advice on how I can test the backup, or ways to test recovery so I know if our server does die I can be back up in a short about of time.

Purchasing third party software is out of the question here. I know all about explaining to the powers that be, that the cost of being down for a length of time is far greater than the cost of a third party software to allow backup and recovery to different hardware. Still being approved to purchase software is denied.

So I am left with the tools at hand, The SBS2008 Disk, The Backup Made from inside SBS2008, and any free tools on the net. Can someone help me work through this so I can be sure I can recover my data? Putting files back where they were is easy enough for me, but Im talking about restoring all the users profiles, Active Directory, Group Policy, etc. If I cannot restore this to different hardware ( and this might be the case if the server hardware dies and wee need a new server) than I need to be able to reload all our settings. Help with this would be greatly appreciated. Th... Read more

A:SBS2008 Bare Metal Recovery

Hi,

I would suggest have a spare set of identical replacement hard disk/ disks to hand & try the recovery to them.

That will at least prove the recovery system you have will work when needed. That is provided the recovery/ backup does not die with the system disk &/ or partition you are saving to! OK?

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I recently received 2 one gig ram sticks.
However.. the cooling metal casing is too bulky to fit into my computer slots.
the ram is corsair - CM2X1024-6400C5DHX
Is it possible to remove the metal casing?
 

A:How do you remove the metal cooling case of RAM?

Hello there, I found this simple guide to removing the Heatspreaders on RAM modules.

It is important to note that removing the heatspreader will most probably void the warranty of the RAM.
 

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I'm having problem with My Hp-15, system disabled 70766952m please Help!

A:Re: windows 10 bare metal install

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Hi. Does anybody explain to me the correct way to ground a 8p metal ethernet switch that is powered with a bipolar AC adapter?
Thanks!
 

A:grounding a metal ethernet switch

How old is this equipment that it does not have internal grounding on the IEC jack?
 

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I don't know if this is the right place for this butMy computer makes this loud metal clicking noise that I can't find online and the computer freezes up and I have to shut it down and wait for like 30 minutes before it goes away again. It says I don't have an operating system or something o stalled but I did install it. It doesn't get hot it the noice comes from the bottom right corner. I can't find anyone else with this problem but pleaseeeee help

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I have been trying for a few days to get this up and running but I keep running into problems where it says the system drive cant be found. I am following the instructions listed here and still get errors. I have noticed that over the years Microsoft's documentation sometimes leaves out key details that I need to know that do not get listed. I am primarily wanting to use this approach for when I do my quarterly formats of my PCs in the house with a highly customized image.

A:Has anyone created media for bare metal reset?

Nevermind I figured this out, script only works on drives that are already convert to gpt or mbr and the size needs to be set to the correct minimum.

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I am running Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Enterprise. I migrated my laptop's Windows 7 OS to VM and was able to boot to it in Hyper-V. I cloned my laptop first then sysprepped it with an unattend script and a batch file. The unattend install works
and the batch file runs during Windows setup on my bare metal laptop. When I do the same in Hyper-V, the batch file never runs.


Here's the process I took to migrate my laptop to VM and what I did to get it to run in Hyper-V to see if something along the way I messed something up:
-Used dism to capture the image.
-Applied the image to a vhdx.
-Attach the vhdx in Disk Management.
-Copied my unattend.bat, unattend.xml, and setup.bat scripts to the C: drive of the vhdx.
-Loaded the SYSTEM HIVE from the vhdx in Regedit.
-Changed the "Start" DWORD from 3 to 0 in "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/test/ControlSet001/services/atapi", "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/test/ControlSet001/services/intelide", and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/test/ControlSet001/services/msahci"
-Unloaded the SYSTEM HIVE and detached the vhdx.
-Used Hyper-V to create a Generation 1 VM. Used the vhdx as the disk.
-Booted the machine up with error, but got rid of it by running a repair on Windows.

Here are the scripts that I am running during sysprep:
setup.bat:
echo. >> "C:\Windows\Setup\scripts\SetupComplete.cmd"
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