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Q: I can no longer send emails


Have had Win mail working happily for a year or so thanks to info here.

But as of last week I can no longer send emails. Have been through account setting etc but with no luck. Had service provider on the phone and they tried all sorts of things but no joy.

Only thing that help was making a new account and used, then everything worked for about a day. Then deleted new account and used original one for a day or so then failing to send again..? Anyone have similar issues?

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A: I can no longer send emails

Does the inability to send mail only happen when you are "on the road" and not using your normal ISP's connection to the internet?
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Thank you!

A:I can no longer hear voices, only background sounds

What is your make/model of motherboard?
Have you tried another headset (or speakers) to determine if its the computer and not the headset? Try hooking up the headset to another computer and see if it works the correct way.
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If you need more info let me know, I still have everything for it.

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A:I no longer hear voices, only background sounds

CarNetTech......Do you have 7.1 sound selected in 'Configure speakers' box?
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You may need to buy an external WiFi adapter like this:
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I've been struggling for a week now trying to get my wireless internet working on my "repaired" Acer computer. But till this date, I still haven't made any progress. At all. I feel my sanity slipping away from me.

My computer is able to find all the previous connections I'm familiar with, but I'm just not able to connect. I even dare to say the connections are pretty strong, so I doubt it it's the antenna(s).
But really, I wouldn't know.

I've tried pretty much every "solution" I could find on the internet, while still waiting for the Acer customer service to respond and for someone to say anything useful at the Acer forums, but it's all taking a very long time.
I recon a specific problem needs a specific solution, which is why nothing worked, so I'm hoping I'll find a clever and patient person out here who would like to help me with this mess.

It concerns an Acer Aspire X3475, running Windows 8.

Repair (replaced HDD) Details
Approximately 2 weeks ago I had to send my computer away to the Acer repair team because of a defective HDD. On oktober 15th I was in possession of my computer again, with the HDD replaced; and since day one I haven't been able to connect through WiFi.
I have two laptops sitting here, and they manage to connect just fine, so I am sure to say I find this very confusing and upsetting.
Before my computer was taken away, everything worked just fine. Nothing changed about the router/connection/key during that time, so I'm having trouble determining the cause of the issue.

Today I was bored enough to see if ethernet worked, and it does, but it's in no way handy for me to use this option. I need WiFi. Please, help me.

For people who need it, a short while ago I made a screenshot of the IP configurations (ipconfig/all) through the command prompt:
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Hi Enrique,

Minimum System Power Requirement on a GTX 280 video card is 550 W. Check the new power supply's specifications to confirm. Also, is the new video card compatible with your system?

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What BIOS version do you have? The new CPU (Ivy Bridge) is supported by your motherboard with the F10 BIOS. You might have the F7 which supported the older Sandy Bridge CPU.

You could put the older CPU back in so the PC will work and then flash the BIOS to the newer version and then reinstall the new CPU.
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I found the issue, it had to do with McAfee's latest update...
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if you where to plug in some headphones do you still get sound???
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mavrick3020 said:

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When in safe mode, Windows is not using the graphics card driver. While it is in safe mode the graphics card is still being used. If it wasn't, you wouldn't get any display at all.

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Go here for your driver:
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Does the laptop sound like it is powering up OK? e.g. can you near the CPU fan running, if you listen closely underneath can you hear the hard disk working?

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Could the fact that it isn't recognized by my PC be do to a lack of power from my psu? I have a raidmax 530w psu and min for the card is 400 so I figured I was okay... There is no place on the card to hook a cable from the psu to. It gets all its power straight from the MB... I dunno if that info will help any
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Found this:

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OK, try this. (knowing your version of windows would help)

Clcik on Start and type cmd into the search box.

In Vista and Win7 then right click on cmd in the popup menu and select "Run as Administrator"
In XP just hit the Enter key.

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If this does not work please state your version of Windows for further assistance.
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A:HDD suddenly no longer detected, is it toast?

You should probably find out how many watts your PSU is. Your card has a bit of a draw on it.

If you get a new hard drive you won't have a problem with installing Windows. First time I reinstalled, I just had to call some phone number for an automated activation, second time, didn't even need to do that.

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A:Acer Aspire hard drive failed... recovery media no longer available?

You can't legally used your Desktop's recovery media on your laptop (also because usually manufacturer's build such medium for a particular piece of hardware, with all drivers etc. pre-installed).

I think you can either choose to run Ubuntu or you can get one of those cheap OEM windows media from e.g. newegg. However, one draw back of this is, I believe you can't get any help from Microsoft directly, if you ever need it.
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What is your question? Do you want suggestions for substitutes or are you asking someone else to find it for you?

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Hi Maksdesk, welcome to our forum and I would like to be able to offer a constructive suggestion but I'm sorry but I do not have any knowledge of this field. Hopefully someone else will be able to help, there is lot of knowledgeable people out there.
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Have you installed the nVidia Forceware driver for WIndows 7 ? Make sure you get the one for the appropriate operating system 32 bit or 64 bit.
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Memory speed depends totally on what your memory can do--not necessarily what it is rated to do. Most RAM will go faster than it's rated, especially with looser timings. 166 will give you more headroom but if it's stable at 200 I'd use it. The higher speed is not going to hurt it, only raising the voltage or extreme heat will do that.
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A:Freecom 500Gb Hard Drive - No Longer Working with PC, Still recognised by PS3.

Did those drives come with an external power supply or a special double ended dongle for power?

Have you tried other USB connections?
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A:USB ports no longer work on!

reconnect your USB wires internally. Ensure your BIOS is up to date.
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A:Computer no longer turns on...

Have you tried to swap out the PSU ( Power supply) ?
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oh! You didn't bother to read the FAQs:
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A:Board no longer works after flashing BIOS (Need Help!)

Are you sure it's checking the nvram?
Because if that's the problem, you'll either have to use a solder iron, or buy a new motherboard....

I'm sorry.
(Not meaning to be rude, but don't have time to go into more details right now)
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A:Computer will no longer boot, how to retrieve data off hard drive ?

I'd suggest paying someone to do it professionally as then it will get done properly, as opposed to someone here telling you how to DIY.

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Try updating the video cards drivers
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A:Area-51® m9750 send back?

hell yeah...
its a high end laptop, heat is a "no-wonder" issue i suppose...

btw about the InCD. i got t agree that InCD is sux.
it fail my computer to burn any cd the other day,
which require me to reinstall the windows and reinstall physically (happen to dvd drive in desktop)

in the meantime i suggest you to check the minidump and event viewer if you could get it....
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A:Send/view files over network

it is possible, provided that there is a share on each system and everyone is on the same workgroup.

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Is the PSU powerful enough for all your components?
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refer to this tutorial
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A:PC No Longer Boots

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I agree with your diagnosis of either a faulty psu or a dead mobo.

Try another psu first and see what happens.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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A:Shared drives no longer accessible

The laptop is that a work unit like a part of a domain?
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Disable AutoWindows Updates... Some say no, but I do it so my settings don't get mixed up...
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Please use proper thread titles.
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A:Sound no longer works

Hello and Welcome to Techspot!!

Try "System Restore", and restore Windows to a previous day, when it worked correctly. It's located in Start, All Programs, Accesories & System tools.

Regards :wave:

P.S. That post above mine is a little weird, isn't it?
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Hi phil11.Welcome to Techspot.

Only the CIA can do the sort of thing your asking

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IMHO it`s not worth trying to inform people,just don`t use their connection.
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Athlon XP Thoroughbred Mushkin DDR PC SOYO KT Dragon Ultra Platinum Gainward GeForce ti mb ------- The problem of my system not posting seems to have been a somewhat gradual thing There were times in the past when I would hit the power button to turn on the system and it would do nothing but run the fans This was easily fixed by simply trying again I got kind of dismissive about this as the system runs almost continuously throughout - System CPU? posts longer no the System no longer posts - CPU? year This didn t affect much and never really came as a problem till now when I look back The actual dehabilitating effect came with no real apparent cause The first signs was a random failing of video The system would seem to keep running though any functionality was hard to verify but the screen would go blank On restart the screen came back up easily and ran smoothly till it would have a display failure again in a similar fashion This occured for a few days and was still able to be revived In the later part of those days it took more and more times of powering down powering up the system to get it to post correctly It eventually would though When it finally would post no longer it actually began to give me a or quick beeps and no post My initial thought was that the video card was failing and had finally failed I tested it in another system and it posted easily and had no troubles I also tried a different video card in my system to replace the card I had though was bad This got the system to post but it would randomly freeze the system At first it managed to stay up for hours at a time or longer but after a few days the system began to freeze often The system would freeze while loading Windows XP or if it happened to make it into XP it would freeze soon after This then lead to a point where the system freezing was a moot point as it began to no longer post This came in variations The most encouraging variation is the one that seemed to be by sound loading the system correctly and as I have known in the past However contrairy to the past it would not post The other variation was having the system fans turning on including CPU fan etc but no other system activity This is where I am at now On power up the system fans will turn on but there is no post I am wondering what this seemingly gradual failure is pointing to My thought is the CPU has failed or some similar problem but of course I am not sure Any help on this subject for me would be greatly appreciated Thanks nbsp

A:System no longer posts - CPU?

Check your PSU
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Howdy This is going to sound like a silly question but charging longer mouse Rechargable no I want to make sure before I go out and get me a new wireless mouse The mouse itself is a few years old so it s no where near Rechargable mouse no longer charging new I have no idea who the maker is anymore I asked about this on another forum and was told to get a new set of rechargable batteries Okay so I followed everyone s advice and ran out and got me another set of rechargables The old set I had for about three years and out of no where they suddenly stopped charging in the cradle At least I think they have The cradle will have a little indication light that will turn on when it s in use and when the mouse is charging Since I moved here and got Purply hooked up the indicator light has not turned on to show the batteries are charging but it works when the mouse is in use It can t be the outlet I have the adapter plugged into because I ve got my speaker adapter and tested it My buddy mixed up the adapters before we hooked everything up and used it to power my speakers but when they didn t work he realized he had it backwards The speakers are v and the mouse is v Is there a way I could have uh killed the adapter Or for some reason could it still be charging but the indicator light won t turn on Or am I just going to have to get a AAA charger I have noticed though that the mouse is far more precise since I put in the new batteries Which is all good until I have to charge it and then can t nbsp

A:Rechargable mouse no longer charging

Connecting an adapter with less output voltage shouldn't hut anything. Actually, 7.5 is so close to 8, that you should be able to interchange the adapters no problem. Well, unless some braindead engineer decided to use alternate wiring..

Use a voltmeter to check the voltage on the charger contacts.
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Hello my friendly experts,

I have set my computer to boot up every day, via the BIOS, for the past year and its been working perfectly.

However, recently it has started not to do so. What could be the problem?

Could it be the computers battery that runs the internal clock?

Any ideas?


A:Automatic Computer Boot No Longer Works

The big question.. What did you do to break it?

Is the setting still there? Try re-applying it.

If the battery was dead, then it should be forgetting all kinds of other settings too, giving you errors at startup.