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Cruzer Mimi 256 MB stick Completely Dead! I woulde like to recover data from this stick, if possible. Is there a repair kit available?

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  • don0614 Oct 04, 2008

    If the stick were operating, I have tools that could probably recover the data. This data IS important to spend a few dollars trying to recover it!



    Thanx

    Don Cardoza

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It should be at least operating and receiving power to get data out of it.
If we're talking about very important data. You can try calling drivesavers.

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How does this computer compare to a Dimension 5000 with same RAM amount and clock speed?


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My computer have only 190 MB RAm. it's work very slowly. What I can do to upgrade ? And my DVD drive can't read any disk.


In reality you have a stick of 256 MB DDR memory. You are seeing just 190 because the rest is reserved to the video chip.
To upgrade it is dead easy: just buy another DDR memory stick (preferably a 1 GB one) and insert it next to the one you have now.
If your dvd can't read any disks then it has died , replace it, it's a cheap part.

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I have 256 MB RAM which is slow, can i upgrade it to 512 MB RAM


Depends completely on what motherboard the computer has and what it supports, I could check on it if you have and brand and model of the computer, or from the motherboard.

Sure the prosessor speed doesn't affect the memory amount possible don't worry about that, just need to find out how much is supported and at what speed etc.

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yah its possible to recover the data from hdd.
just baught a recovery tool cd and recover your data
hdd may has a bad sectores .u run a bad sector recover soft ware .

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My available physical memory reduced from280 to 160


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it would most likely be that one of the ram sticks (if u have 2 256mb sticks) has gone bonkers. try each stick seperately and see if the PC is stable. if so, u will be able to identify the faulty stick.

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Memory Installed 512 MB (2 x 256) Maximum allowed 4 GB* (4 x 1GB) requires the replacement of the installed 256 MB DIMMs

*Actual available memory may be less Speed supported PC3200 MB/sec Type 184 pin, DDR SDRAM DIMM slots Four Open DIMM slots Two

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MEMORY UPGRADE


Sorry for the delay in my response.

Your computer will accept a maximum of 1 GB of memory. If both memory modules are the same brand and part number then it is possible that one of the sticks are bad.

Try each 512 MB memory stick in the first memory slot, without installing a second stick. This will troubleshoot to find out if one of the 512 memory sticks are bad. If both check out ok, then the problem is with the video adaptor.

Have you tried adjusting the refresh rate on the monitor as I described in my first response?

My final possible solution would be to upgrade the bios. Below is a link to the webpage for your computer system. You will find links for troubleshooting guides, driver and software downloads, product specifications, etc. If you click on driver downloads, then choose your operating system, you will be directed to a page that should provide the latest ROM (bios) update.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=93322&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

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The first obvious question is does the new 512MB Memory module meet the above specification? Some Memory modules are able to steep down speed.

If it does, then first ensure the new memory module is properly installed. Take ESD (ElectroStatic Discharge) precautions or you may damage the new memory module and/or the system board.

To proceed compare the system beeps and diagnostics lights color and sequence to the Advanced Troubleshooting guide.

It is possible that the new memory is DOA (Dead On Arrival). Or there is a new fault on the system. If you have access to another compatible system, you may test the new and old memory modules. You may also swap the new and old memory modules to determine if the memory slot is at fault.

Lastly, if you remove the new memory module, does the system complete POST (Power On Self Test)?. If it does you may indeed have a DOA or incompatible part.


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These are the spec of memory you can use .
If it does work by itself it might be defective of not compatible with yous system.

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