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My freecom 20gb portable hard drive does not power up anymore when i connect it to my computer. i have tried several pc's but to no avail

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This PC should take DDR SDRAM
It is quoted as being a socket 478 motherboard and should be compatible with a faster pentium 4 processor unfortunately the new dual core and quad core processors use a socket 778.
Hope that helps

Posted on May 02, 2008

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    Edward Stewart May 02, 2008

    Sorry I posted this to another problem not sure why it showed up here, can a moderator please remove this post

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