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If both fans are deadthe PSU is bad. Once that is created then you can comoaq the new drive to the computer make sure your system recognizes it and can boot from it.

Someone else suggested disabling it which I did, and while it showed itself to be disabled in the hardware profile, it still came up as an option when attempting to run Everquest the program that seemed to be causing the lockups so I doubt it was ever really disabled. Are you a Compaq Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Steady-state watts Energy Star compliant Diskette drive: Power Versus Frequency Word is getting around that having the latest, greatest, and fastest CPU doesn’t buy you much additional performance. Those are desktop-class numbers. The power doesn’t drop linearly with the clock frequency because the chip has other circuitry that the rule of thumb doesn’t cover, but the overall trend is clear.


As expected, some probing around showed that the hard drive was stone-cold dead. A slower clock reduces the CPU’s power dissipation.

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Click here to join today! Workstations sport peppier specs and you can certainly exceed an order of magnitude improvement without too much effort. At just about the point where he was ready give up, the intersection switched to blinking-red and blinking-yellow. Cache Memory Installed Size. Five Years From Today Answered on Aug 14, 80 views. If that seems to be the response, has anyone had good experiences with another video card?

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If you download untrusted software, your system is vulnerable regardless of the system’s security provisions. Answered on Jul 24, 56 views. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Yes, my password is: By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Storage Controller Interface Type. Since this is my first post here, I’ll try to be concise and give you whatever information you need. I have done this many videl. Also says videeo check the the memory is correctly seated which fixed one ‘black screen’ scenario.


How would you upgrade this machine if you had it?

It evidently sold reasonably well, but has long since joined the ranks of the obsolete PCs. The trigger was umm, triggered when the PC case door was opened. Do you already have an account? Answered on Sep 21, 36 views. Faster clocks and deeper pipelines lose to relatively slow memory and frequent branches in program logic.