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Sold computer Need to erace all personal info before shipping

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Or, pull the harddrive like someone did for the computer I found in the trash. I took it home. put in my own harddrive, fired it up. and it works fine. They even left the RAM strips. All of your personal info is in the harddrive. remove or clear with a powerful magnet and you're home free.

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Download a eraser program that will fully erase your files on your computer, search on google theres heaps of them. i did it and its imposible to get back.

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Can you upgrade the cpu on a Via KT ^00

No Kevin.

AMD's use a different Processor socket, than an Intel does.

At least when we are talking the era of your motherboard.
(Real old? Like over 20 years ago, or more? AMD's and Intel's used a lot of the same processor sockets)

The designation VIA KT600.

VIA is a Chipset manufacturer.

Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

VIA KT600 refers to the motherboard chipset.
The Northbridge chip, and the Southbridge chip,

The VIA KT600 motherboard chipset, was manufactured for the AMD Socket 462, (Socket A -> Same/same), and AMD processors.

Intel Pentium 4's used the Socket 478 processor socket, back in the day; then moved to the LGA 775 processor socket. (Socket T)

This is a Motherboard Diagram, that fits the technology of your motherboard,

CPU = Central Processing Unit.
Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply Processor, for short.
DOES NOT mean Personal Computer.

(If you run into somebody that uses CPU to mean a personal computer -> Slap 'em.

NO, WAIT! Don't! lol!

I can see the headlines now;
"Person slapped for using CPU to mean Personal Computer Perpetrator alleges Joecoolvette of Fixya said to do so." lol!)

This is an example of a Northbridge chip, and Southbridge chip; on a motherboard,

The Northbridge chip has an aluminum finned Heatsink on it, to help disperse the heat the Northbridge chip makes.
Looks a lot like the Southbridge chip, with the Heatsink removed from it.
Some motherboards do have a Heatsink, on the Southbridge too.

Your line of question makes me want to post some links, to more computer information for you.
Basic info for now. We all have to start somewhere,

Scroll down to the subheading in Orange(?) -
What's Inside: Computer
Click on, one at a time; the subheadings;

1) Computer Hardware
2) Computer Peripherals
3) Computer Security
4) Computer Software
5) Internet

Click on the various subheadings in each category, for more information on that subject.

Click on each heading one at a time, at the Top;

A) Case: (Computer case)
B) Cooling
C) CPU (Processor)
D) Input
E) Memory
F) Mobile
G) Motherboard
,and so on.

Basic info up to technical info.

Plus always come back, and see us here.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

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I have puchase a canon printer mp287 now they want invoice number????i dont have invoice number how can i get it?????

Invoice is from where you purchased the is to show that you really purchased it before any form of guarantee is given to you, ask the person who sold it to you.
He or she will be able to help

Aug 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How do I change ink on the Epson110?

How to change ink cartridges for the NX110. There are other models sold in other parts of the world. This is the one sold in N. America. If it is not the model you have - supply the full model number & I'll see if I can get the info you need.

Good luck & please rate my reply - thank you.

Mar 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I DON'T HAVE A RECEIVER FOR MY MOUSE -model 7340, vendor # SP6988

Bad news: They are only sold in pairs.
Good news: They are very inexpensive (less than $15 w/shipping at

If this helps, please vote for my solution.

Jan 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Reformating system u`ll loose infos.why?

This means that when you reformat your system, any documents, pictures, or favorite places will be wiped off the computer, and will not be on the computer after the reformat is completed. To save your personal info, you need to copy it before you reformat.
If you don't have anything on the computer that you want to save, it isn't a problem!

Apr 02, 2010 | Soltek SL-85DRC Motherboard

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Need specs for a Gateway PC

Here is your model info
Model: 500L LTD
Serial #: 0025714070
Ship Date: December 2001
Warranty Info: EXPIRED
You can get driver and restore disk files from the webmaster at

Jan 25, 2010 | Gateway (4000792) Motherboard

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Usb port is not working.

It was probably damaged if it is a new motherboard go to the person who sold you it and ask for a replacement and if you cant then you will need to either buy a new board or just live with the usb port which doesn't work.

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I just got a used Mother board Gigabyte GA-8KNXP. I assembled the computer and switched on the power. It went a sort of "Poof". And then when I switched on the power on, it makes long machine gun like...

The sad answer here is never buy a used motherboard. There is a reason that someone is getting rid of it. It may be possible to get it working but you need fairly high priced test equipment to isolate the problem. It's usually cheaper to buy a new motherboard -- which is probably what the person who sold it to you did.

Jun 08, 2009 | ASUS P4PE2-X Motherboard

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No Response from keyboard or mouse

We must have an epidemic. The person before you had just about the same problem, but his was worse. I know a Dell Optiplex. I had one and I installed Linux. Then I found it had a loose connection between the video socket and the MB. I will need some information of what happened, so we can duplicate your problem in our laboratory and be able to give you concrete info. Thank you for considering our service...
My name is Constantin (arzconst)

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I need an I/O back panel shield for an XFX NFORCE 680i LT SLI MB

You may get more joy if you sent them an email to Give them the serial number of the board and hopefully they will respond. Failing that technically you have to send it back to tiger as they sold it to you. Usually the io shield fits to the motherboard layout. Although there is not much difference between shields they are not normally sold separately. Have you tried "googling"it

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