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Forum: General Hardware 05-28-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,670
Posted By prankstar008
VERY unusual POST issue Thinkpad T43

BACKGROUND
My brother gave me his lappy and simply said "it won't turn on". After I investigated, I realised what he meant was that it froze on the POST screen. Trying to enter the BIOS didn't...
Forum: Storage 01-19-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By prankstar008
Did you snap it completly off? If there is a...

Did you snap it completly off? If there is a little bit left, you could use your uber leet soldering skills to short the pins that you need. Does the drive have a setting for no pins? I know IDE...
Forum: Alternative Operating Systems 04-05-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By prankstar008
check out Xubuntu. its a bit more light weight...

check out Xubuntu. its a bit more light weight and performance minded
Forum: Alternative Operating Systems 04-05-07, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By prankstar008
Yea it says I'm running a different kernal...

Yea it says I'm running a different kernal version than the one the driver was compiled for, but I'm not. The driver points to the correct headers, I checked. I'll post a copy of that log in a...
Forum: Alternative Operating Systems 04-04-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By prankstar008
nvidia and x issue

I just installed Ubuntu Feisty Fawn beta along with the Nvidia 1.0-9755 driver. I also installed beryl. Every time I reboot my computer X fails to start. If I recompile and reinstall the video...
Forum: AMD CPUs 03-10-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By prankstar008
whatcha know about 70 deg idle?

My computer is running at 70 degrees C idle! (not really let me explain) I keep getting the infamous ABIT 2 toned siren because my temp sensor is reading between 70-80 degrees celcius. When I...
Forum: General Hardware 01-24-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By prankstar008
How long are you letting it chill at 100%...

How long are you letting it chill at 100% for....I remember my ubuntu install hung at 100% for like an hour...I don't know why I let it wait that long to tell you the truth, but it worked eventually....
Forum: Storage 01-24-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By prankstar008
uh...when I turn off my computer it unmounts the...

uh...when I turn off my computer it unmounts the filesystem and then powers off, at least thats what it says.... I'm just worried cause I know what happens to my iPod when I unplug it when it says...
Forum: Storage 01-23-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By prankstar008
ha he said "the" twice".... whats the size of the...

ha he said "the" twice".... whats the size of the stripe? am i beating a dead horse by asking that question?
Forum: Storage 01-23-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By prankstar008
check the flopy cable...i worked at a computer...

check the flopy cable...i worked at a computer store and i cannot tell you how many times that damn cable ends up upside down....especially if the light is always on even when there is no disk in the...
Forum: Storage 01-23-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By prankstar008
well yea....im doing that...its not bad?

well yea....im doing that...its not bad?
Forum: Storage 01-23-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By prankstar008
eSATA HDD

I just bought an external HDD enclosure with eSATA. How do I safely remove it from my computer? All I have on it is music, so I figure as long as my music player is closed, powering off the drive...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 12-04-06, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,777
Posted By prankstar008
That movie is cool. How did you overcome the...

That movie is cool. How did you overcome the impedance issues beacuse I'm assuming that sub is for a car. Does the "hella clean HK amp" let you choose the value? (sorry thats the socal in me...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 12-04-06, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,966
Posted By prankstar008
You will be very happy with that choice. ...

You will be very happy with that choice. Sennheiser makes incredible headphones. The fact that you avoided BOSE is another plus for you. Good speakers and saving desk space don't really go...
Forum: News & Community Announcements 10-05-06, 07:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,081
Posted By prankstar008
http://www.mybroadband.co.za/nephp/?m=show&id=4471...

http://www.mybroadband.co.za/nephp/?m=show&id=4471
Forum: Cooling 08-03-06, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By prankstar008
haha yea now that his temps are down he will be...

haha yea now that his temps are down he will be able to make his 7:30 tee time tomorrow morning without dying/losing sleep
Forum: Cooling 08-03-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By prankstar008
yea I don't know why I didn't check for a BIOS...

yea I don't know why I didn't check for a BIOS update. I had version 19 and version 21 fixes a "temp reading problem" which dropped my temps to 30 idle...thanks
Forum: Cooling 08-03-06, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By prankstar008
BIOS 19...I'll look to see if there are any...

BIOS 19...I'll look to see if there are any fixes. Thanks
Forum: Cooling 08-03-06, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By prankstar008
Temps so high you will cringe

About a year ago I built a computer for my grandpa. He has had no problems with it. I came to visit him and noticed that he moved the computer into a very small cabinet with no ventillation. This...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 05-29-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By prankstar008
after reading everything im either thinking of...

after reading everything im either thinking of going with an onkyo receiver and the dayton speakers OR the swans. I have infinity speakers and amps and subs in my car and JBL's in a room in my...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 05-25-06, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By prankstar008
you think the bottom of the line onkyo receiver...

you think the bottom of the line onkyo receiver and some middle of the road polks will beat the swans in terms of quality? I know onkyo wouldnt put there name on something that didnt preform andif i...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 05-25-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By prankstar008
While I do like the fact that the Z5500 can use...

While I do like the fact that the Z5500 can use optical input and the fact that they are so powerful they could "blow women's clothes off". Given all the other knick nacks they come with, i think...
Forum: Sound Systems & Audio Devices 05-25-06, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By prankstar008
best 2.1 setup

Swans M2000 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16836136102)
M-Audio Studio Pro 4 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16836127001)
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1...
Forum: Water Cooling 05-07-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By prankstar008
yea i started this casue i thought it was gonna...

yea i started this casue i thought it was gonna be fun...and my pump is exactly backwards from that pic...thanks for the fast responses and then encouragment....you have no idea how nice it was to...
Forum: Water Cooling 05-07-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By prankstar008
water cooling = worst decision

I finaly put my whole system together and when I try to fill it, it wont fill. I think this may be because I put the T line right after the outlet of the pump and not right before the inlet. BUT...
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