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One room has no power in the plugs there is power in the hot wires from plug to plug but when you plug something in you get nothing but the hot wires are hot

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Call an electrician to check the cables at the box, the wires have been connected wrong in this circuit

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All my data is gone. Blank black page

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Well when i plug it in the computer and wait for about 1 hour and un plug it and turn it on nothing happens

hmmmm, interesting
if it's a desktop system it won't work without the power being plugged in, if it's a laptop then it's a good guess to say the battery is dead.
the above comments are based on the assumption that the mains plug is plugged in to a fully working mains outlet and that it's turned on.
have you tried turning the computer on when it's plugged in and does it work?

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I plugged it up to my PC over night to charge and it wont charge

I would check to make sure that the power cord is plugged into the wall and is making good connection. Use a lamp to test the outlet and make sure it is working. If you eliminate the outlet as a cause of problem, check to make sure that the other end of the cord is plugged solidly into the transformer (the plastic "brick"). If it is, check to see if the transformer gets really hot over time. If it does, it is a problem with the transformer and you should replace it. Check the connection where the power cord plugs into the laptop. It should be plugged in all the way and shouldn't be loose. If you are getting good power to your computer (normally there is an indicator light on the laptop somewhere that tells you when its plugged in), and it just will not hold a charge, It may be time for a new battery. You can contact your computer's manufacturer for replacement batteries and chargers.

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No sound from internal speakers of my notebook

All the hints you gave here as ”best solution" wont help with that problem - also not to install the drivers again.
The problem is the green socket for the headset/speakers/digital at the front. After hours of testing I found, that the software doesn't recognize any more if there is something plugged or not in the green socket. If you check the "Realtek HD Audio Manager" and click the "Speakers" tab you find on the right side the round symbols for "ANALOG" sockets and the square symbol for "DIGITAL". Even if there is NOTHING plugged, the round green "ANALOG" symbol is intensive green and that means that it recongizes something as plugged in the socket - and that is the problem. Because the software believes that there is something "plugged" it directs the sound output to that socket and NOT to the internal speakers. I could not find out if it is a mechanical, electronical or software problem but it seems to be a electronical problem. The workaround is to click with the right mouse button on the green round socket symbol "Connector Retasking" and check "Line In" and - surprise - you will hear the sound from the speakers!! There is another work around with the blue "Line In" socket. If you plug your green plug from your headphone or speaker in this blue socket, a window pop's up and asks you "Which device did you plug in?". Normally it regognizes that it is a headphone (if not you check the "Headphone") and you confirm by clicking "OK". Now you have the sound output at the blue "Line In" socket, but with a lower sound level. If you now unplug - surprise - you have the sound again from the internal speakers - if you had set the green round socket symbol to "Line In" before!

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Sounds very much like either the HD plug is incorrectly posistioned ( pins maybe one or two places to left or right due to a bent pin .. ) or the HD has been installed upside down .. unlike the 3.5" ide plugs very few 2.5" have position guides to stop you from inserting the HD incorrectly and due to their small size and awkward fittings this is exceptionaly easy to do . Another thing that sometimes happens is that the soldering joints on the ide socket wouldnt pass any exhibition displays and are flimsyly attached and become loose due to the preassure of the new hard drive being inserted if this is the case special soldering equipment is needed to resolder the ide plug on the circuit board .. and shouldnt be attempted by the untrained unless you can afford a new computer as static and error damage by the layperson are a service engineers biggest pay packet boost . Changing a hard drive is one thing soldering on a multilayered circuit is something else ? . I hope this has been of help to you Regards Vortash

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