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    USB's do not work

    I had to reformat my harddrive recently (system crash) for my Dell Dimension 4550. I used the reinstall and driver discs provided by Dell to reinstall windows and some drivers. However, my USB...
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    Thanks everyone. I did a harddrive diagnostic...

    Thanks everyone. I did a harddrive diagnostic and it found no errors. I have no idea how to reset the motherboard. I should have written down the blue screen error and stopped there - but I had to...
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    Dell USB's do not respond

    I had to reformat my harddrive recently (system crash) for my Dell Dimension 4550. I used the reinstall and driver discs provided by Dell to reinstall windows and some drivers. However, my USB...
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    Infinite loop on reboot

    I received the dreaded blue-screen error on my XP PC. Of course, I forgot to write down the error message before trying to repair Windows XP. The repair ran for about 10 minutes and then the blue...
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    That fixed it. THANKS ALOT Funkaholic and Dr...

    That fixed it. THANKS ALOT Funkaholic and Dr Tweak. Excellent.
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    However, when I play a DVD game - the sound...

    However, when I play a DVD game - the sound works. I use to have POWER DVD, and this played the sound. I no longer have it, and only have Microsoft Media and Real Media - both of which do not play...
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    Sound does not work w/DVD player

    The sound works on my computer, but when I play a DVD - the sound does not work. No error message and the DVD plays, but no sound. The mute is not on either. Any ideas?

    Creative SB Live!...
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    Thanks Norm. I will try this. I am a little bit...

    Thanks Norm. I will try this. I am a little bit weary of the outcome, I will admit.... but that is what a backup drive is for.

    On a side note, can 'SAFE MODE' be explained. What is the...
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    I am using Disk Management in the Computer...

    I am using Disk Management in the Computer Management window of Windows XP, and trying to delete the logical drive by selecting the option when right clicking the drive. It is a NTFS drive. Any...
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    A past associate actually did the changes for...

    A past associate actually did the changes for me... the Dell PC came standard with only a C drive. I was hoping just to remove one of the drives to add memory to the C drive (which is getting...
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    Trying to Delete logical drive w/sys folders

    I am trying to delete a logical drive on my primary harddrive, but it holds a few system folders: 'System volume information' (of which I cannot even access the folder), 'Temp' and 'Temporary...
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    Anyone know PROCOMM script? A Syntax question

    I am trying to modify a Procomm script. Anyone know of some good resources? Specifically I am trying to do the following:

    take the following command and append a DATE STAMP to it when copying from...
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    Procomm resources?

    I am trying to modify a Procomm script. Anyone know of some good resources? Specifically I am trying to do the following:

    take the following command and append a DATE STAMP to it when copying...
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    ha HA! got it to work! something to add to...

    ha HA!
    got it to work!

    something to add to the 'collective'... check the darn pins!
    The bottom left pin of the IDE connection for my CURRENT harddrive was bent - not affecting its use, because...
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    I upgraded to A08 - no positive results.

    I upgraded to A08 - no positive results.
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    beep-beep-beep. (crunch). Okay - not there yet....

    beep-beep-beep. (crunch).
    Okay - not there yet. Besides, my current hard drive works just fine. My BIOS appears to have ONLY 1 page... not the range of options I'd like. I don't see any 'pages'...
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    Follow up: Bought me a Western Digital 120 GIG...

    Follow up: Bought me a Western Digital 120 GIG drive--- same problem: will not identify. I'm not going through the whole 'try all jumper possible combination' hurdles with this one. contact DELL...
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    Thanks everyone. Sent the drive back today. ...

    Thanks everyone. Sent the drive back today. Learned something though. Supposedly, SEAGATE drives are one of the few that do not come w/software that 'tricks' older computers into thinking the...
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    I upgraded my Bios to A06... still no dice. ...

    I upgraded my Bios to A06... still no dice. Seagate suggested I try the capacity limiting jumper.... I'll try this (although we pretty much eliminated the possibility). This don't work and I'm...
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    power cable tight and secure. In regards to not...

    power cable tight and secure. In regards to not setting a jumper - that IS the slave setting - no jumper. I've tried every conceivable configuration short of the capacity limiting jumper. It seems...
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    I do know that it is warm (from power supply) -...

    I do know that it is warm (from power supply) - but I have not tried listening to it, no. I guess that is next. The closest I was to having the computer recognize it is when I installed it in my...
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    I tried updating the BIOS using the DELL A08...

    I tried updating the BIOS using the DELL A08 (lastest version) - the floppy versoin. it created the floppy just fine, but it errored out when i tried to boot from it! so much for that avenue, for...
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    Thanks again, Dude. this all sounds good -...

    Thanks again, Dude. this all sounds good - except for one small detail. The DELL user guide instructs to use the same cable - so by their measure, it should work. I know my existing cables are not...
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    Dude - 'splain this to me. By putting hard...

    Dude - 'splain this to me. By putting hard drives on a seperate channel- do you mean a different cable? So, for example, the DVD would be the primary and the NEW HARDDRIVE the secondary for one...
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    I could update the bios - there are several ways....

    I could update the bios - there are several ways. Saving it to several floppys or straight to the hard drive as an exe. I did the later, but then read it should be run by experienced users only. ...
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    After reviewing some information about updating...

    After reviewing some information about updating the BIOS for my computer - I have uncovered some problems others have had doing this (monitor trouble among other things). I DO NOT want to invite...
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    I'll save force as my final resort - when I chuck...

    I'll save force as my final resort - when I chuck the thing!

    Changing the NEW Drive as the primary and leaving the old hd disconnected - the computer could not recognize the new drive. It may be...
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    Just to repeat: I can hook up the NEW...

    Just to repeat:
    I can hook up the NEW harddrive (120 Gig) as a slave to either my DVD-RW or CD-RW. I would have to set the jumper to slave for the harddrive... If the cable is specifically cable...
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    I have the wizard from Seagate and its not very...

    I have the wizard from Seagate and its not very helpful. Interesting idea of just putting in the NEW DRIVE (Seagate) and see if it is recognized. Might try that (although i'm getting TIRED of...
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    Thanks for the feedback. So it is correct to...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    So it is correct to place the MASTER in the middle of the cable - and the slave on the end (setting the jumpers respectively) ?! I haven't tried that one. My Dell manual...
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