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4.7 Hello! I am trying to resolve a cooling issue with my stereo receiver located in my entertainment unit. The space its in is tight, and it doesnt get sufficient air flow to cool the unit. my idea is to mount (2) small CPU fans (see below pic) in the back of the entertainment unit to provide both exhaust (out) & fresh air flow (in), but I need these fans to plug into the 120v strip outlet vs. dealing iwth the stock wiring harness (12v ?). Any ideas on a fan spec that will accomplish this goal ? thanks in advance for your expert advice!! Pete

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I have a xps 200 desktop. It comes on, but will not display on monitor (ruled out monitor with another computer). Was told the problem is with a display cable. Where can I locate that cable inside the...


It is most likely the cable that connects your computer to your monitor. I just had this same issue myself recently and it was my monitor that was going off and on. Try another VGA cable that runs from your computer tower to your monitor. See if that resolves your issue.

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Dell precision T3500 unable to initialize fan controller error


Step 1:
b> WARNING: Before you start troubleshooting remember that you are dealing with electricity that can KILL. http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/static.php - rules Only work inside the computer case when the power has been switched off and disconnected. Never open the power source. Some of the below steps recommend removing physical parts within the computer. While in the computer it is highly recommend that you be aware of ESD and its potential hazards Every computer comes with its own internal cooling system. Dell workstation desktops are no different. Your computer's cooling system consists of a heat sink and cooling fan. The function of the cooling fan is to regulate the temperature of your computer's processor. If the fan stops working your processor will overheat and cause damage to your motherboard. Fortunately, Dell desktops have a built-in alert system that tells you when your fan stops working.

Shut down your desktop computer. Disconnect the power cable from the computer's back panel. Then disconnect any external devices. Rotate the computer so the back panel is facing you. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) strap to your wrist and its wire clip to the outer casing of the computer. Lay the computer tower on its left side. Press on the side panel release buttons situated on the top and bottom panels. Grasp the side panel and rotate it away from the computer until the internal contents of the computer are accessible. Locate the cooling fan duct near the center of the motherboard. Lift the duct off of the cooling fan so it is in the upright position. Disconnect the fan's power cable from the motherboard. Disengage and remove the retaining clips from each side of the cooling fan assembly. Lift the cooling fan out of the motherboard. Set it aside. Check you CPU make sure its securely seated and has thermal grease http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermal-Compound-Roundup-February-2012/1490 Use a clean paper towel to wipe the excess thermal grease from the processor's surface. Apply a thin coat of thermal grease to the processor's surface using a cotton swab. This is important; if you skip this step, your processor will fry as soon as you power on your computer. Place the new cooling fan over the processor. Press down on each retaining clip until the cooling fan snaps into place. Connect the fan's cable to the motherboard. Place the air duct back over the cooling fan assembly. Rotate the side access panel downward over the computer's opening. Press down on the side access panel until it snaps into place. Place the computer vertically, and then reconnect all cables and devices to the computer.

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AM RECEIVING MESSAGE THAT MY


may be you are storing files and folder in your Recovery volume, It is not suggested to store things in your recovery volume.

Aug 14, 2012 | HP PC Desktops

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My dell optiplex gx620 fan is creating a noise what to do


Three possible conditions of fan noise.

A condition of functional computer component parts
first, an overloaded memory due to several programs installed on the desktop bacground
second, a disk in the driver compartment generating fan energy to cool the system. Caused during movie displays using the computer disk drivers, or burning disks with the disk driver. Third, an extensive use of the computer requires more fan energer cooling capacity.

solving fan over tasking

1. free up the computer memory requirements by removing malfunctioning software programs
2. perform a computer defragmentation located by clicking START, PROGRAMS, ACCESSORIES, SYSTEM TOOLS, selecting the options disk defragment
a. defragmenting redistributes files into spaces producing an effeccient memory function requiring least fan capacity.
3. perform a computer malfunct programs cleanup by clicking START, PROGRAMS, ACCESSORIES, SYSTEM TOOLS, selecting the options of disk cleanup
a. the disk cleaning removes remnants of fragmented files making performanc effective requiring least fan generate energy



conditions of disfunction condition in a component part
1. a broken component of the computer system impeding the fans effective performance
a. a foreign object in the fan compartment causes loud noise
b. a broken fan due to over heating
c. a manufacturers condition of prior computers that performed on fan cooling rather than heat sunk dispensing and obsorption

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When signing in, it says my hotmail account is not vaailable, please try again. I have used my jhotmail account all day with no issues or problems.


Hi kershekj,

This just may be a server side issue and have nothing to do with you or what you may have done or not done. By the message you receive it does appear to be server side issue(meaning hotmail is having server issues). Go back and try to login every once in a while to see if they have resolved the issue. If not then we will look into some other possible causes for your problem. I hope this helped.

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Oct 10, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Have installed new printer a message pops up saying the printer is out of paper even though there is plenty of paper in tray.


Hey buddy,

Follow the below steps:

Step one:
Check the media and print settings
While the printer is on, remove the power cord from the back of the printer, wait 30 seconds, and then plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
If the printer is not already on, turn it on by pushing the power button.
Replace any paper that is ripped, dusty, wrinkled, or bent. If the paper is curled, uncurl the paper by gently bending it in the opposite direction of the curl or replace the paper.
NOTE: Use plain paper in the unit until the issue is resolved.
Verify that all the paper is the same size and type.
Tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges.
Verify that the stack of paper to be loaded in the unit contains between 10 and 25 sheets of paper.
NOTE: Do not load too much paper in the printer.
Insert the stack of paper into the printer and then gently push the paper guides snugly against the paper.
Adjust the paper settings in the print driver. The paper settings in the print driver must match the paper settings for at least one of the installed paper trays.
Open a document in the application in which it was created.
Click File .
Click Print .
Click Properties . The Printer Properties dialog box displays.
Click the Paper/Quality tab.
In the Size is drop-down menu, select the size of the paper loaded in the unit.
In the Type is drop-down menu, select the type of paper loaded in the unit.
Click OK .
NOTE: These changes do not change the default print settings. The print settings will revert to the default print settings the next time the application is opened.
On the Print dialog box, click OK to print the document.
Try printing again. If the issue is not solved, continue on to the next section.
NOTE: If the issue is resolved and you want to print on another type of media, change the paper in the unit and then repeat steps 2 through 7 for the new media.
Step two: Clean the rollers
Turn off the product and unplug the power cord.
Open the access door to gain access to the rollers. Depending on the model, this is usually the rear access door. See the product user guide for information about locating the rollers.
Clean the rubber rollers with a lint-free cloth, lightly moistened with water.
NOTE: Distilled, filtered, or bottled water is recommended for cleaning the rollers. Tap water might contain contaminants that can damage the rollers.
Make sure that any paper rollers that rest on the input tray, which are located behind the back rollers, are cleaned. A clean cotton swab, lightly moistened with water, might be necessary to reach these rollers.
Close the access door and plug in the power cord.
Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.
Step three: Service the product
If you have completed all the steps and are still experiencing a problem, service your product.

Cause of this problem:

Any of the following issues can cause the error message to appear:
The paper trays are empty or overloaded.
The paper is curled.
The print side, or shiny side, of the paper is not loaded in the input tray face down.
The paper might not be engaged with the feed rollers.
The paper-width guide is pressed against the paper stack too tightly.
The paper tray is not completely inserted into the product.
The paper settings in the print driver do not match the paper loaded in the paper tray.
The rubber paper-feed rollers are coated with dust.

Sep 22, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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Modem needs drivers reinstalled. where do you get the drivers?


first right click on "My Computer" and click on properties,click on the hardware tab,then click on device manager then right click on modem,then try to reinstall drivers.If that doesnt work go to microsoft updates and scan for any updates.

Apr 23, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Hi. My keyboard is playing up. When I press key F, I get a 7. When I press key a, I get a 8. When I press key B, I get a O. When I press key J, I get a 2, and so no. Please can you solve this...


Below is a link to a microsoft article where you can do some additional troubleshooting and corrective measures. Make sure you read the sections, 'Keys do not strike correctly' and 'wrong characters typed'.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258826

Apr 20, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Macromedia Flash Erroe Message


Hello Chris,

I assume that you are using Windows XP!

First try insalling the Flash from the link below.

http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

If it does not resolve the issue, you can follow the steps below to resolve the issue.


1. Please press the windows and the r keys together to get the Run window.
2. In the Open field, type: msconfig
3. Click OK. The System Configuration Utility window appears.
4. Click a startup tab to display a list of software applications and
settings that can be disabled.
5. Remove checkmarks to disable items except the items listed below:
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* Recguard
* PCHButton
* ehtray
* USB Storage RW
* Remind_XP
NOTE: Ignore the unavailable items
6. Click OK when finished.
7. Restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
After restarting put a checkmark next to " Do not Show this message again"
and click Ok on the System Configuration utility window displayed to inform
you about the changes made in the settings.

Good Luck!

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