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Getting a mother board out of your case

The support pins that hold up your motherboard have thes little squeeze pins and the trick to getting your motherboard off these pins is use a ball point pin with the ink and ballpoint removed press the hollowed out pin down on the motherbord pin (should be a perfect fit) and she comes right off.

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can tennis ball open car door


No. here is a typical door lock setup. there is no way a tennis ball can move the rods to unlock or open the door

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Hi, my external speaker does not work. I only get sound through headphones, any ideas


ur loudspeaker could be little disconected from pins on motherboard. play som music in backround and squeeze a little loudspeaker,kick it gentlly and ull know...

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My Scooba (brand new battery) won't spray water out to clean the floor. What should I do? I've tried over and over. It moves in circles but no fluid will come out to clean the floor!!!!!


Ive had that problem and what i did was put the tank in the kitchen sink and turned the water on blast and let it everything flush out through the diffeiirent outings in the tank. Also (i think this was the actual solution) i got the little blue squeeze ball thingy and placed the tip over the little white tip (or light blue tip) that lays on top of the unit (you will see it after you remove the tank) and just squeezed and squeezed the ball over and over and over again. Its the same way as you would prime the tank to get the water flowing. I noticed when i did that a tiny white piece of lint came out as welll..so it was probably clogged. but nevertheless, that is alway a must, to prime the machine by placing the tip of that squueze ball over the little nozzle tip thats on top of the unit (which is under the tank itself). )

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My PC does not boot when I press the power button on. The power comes alright but it will not boot and load files unless I leave it on for a long time and later reboot it again. This has been the problem for sometime now and I decided to take it that, the Intel Mother Board Intel D845PEBT2 needs to get heated up before it finally boots. I wish to bring this issue to your notice so you can help me out. Another issue is that, it always reports a system date change(Problem with the C MOS date after it finally boots (thus during the booting up process). A computer technician in my area advised that I should change the CMOS battery, I inserted a new CMOS battery but the problem remains the same. Please help me.


You need to clear cmos usually on board is a little coloured jumper,but also first disconnect power plugs from board which come from the big psu,normally have a little clip you have to squeeze,find cmos normally 3 pins with a littl jumper move it from one set of pins to next set of 2 pins,you normally have i pin exposed,so move left or right and hold for 10 seconds make sur e you put back as it was,reconnect psu plugs ,reboot enter the bios normally Delete button or what it says on your screen normally setup button ,reset your time and date and make sure you save your settings before you leave bios page


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how to change a burned head light on a 2000 vw cabrio?


Changing headlights on VW Cabrio I just changed the headlights on my roommate's 2002 Cabrio, but I followed the instructions given for a 2001. What you have to do is: 1. Move the metal wire holding the black cover to the side and remove the black cover. 2. Remove the power cord from the bulb itself and push to the side. 3. You will see a pin holding the headlight in. Squeeze the pin (you want to squeeze closer to the top of the pin, which is the closed end; don't squeeze the open ends because all you will do is get irritated and hurt your fingers), then push it back and down. What this will do is move the pin away and then out from those little metal tabs that its going through. One side will pop out, then the other. When you get it out, the pin should be standing up, with the closed end pointing up. You can then remove the bulb and replace. Popping the pin back in is a heck of a lot easier than getting it out! I was able to remove the cover, but I got totally stumped on the pin. I hope this helps you out, it may be a little confusing but its kind of difficult to describe. Maybe this will at least point you in the right direction!

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