Just bought this HP Desktop PC with the Orchid2-S motherboard. The motherboard spec's refer 6 internal SATA 6 Gb/s connecters but there are only 3. How can i install my 2 additional SSD drives?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilon-5179n50-g-sata-connectors/td-p/5736143
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so i bought a computer. then i bought a video card. i need to hook the video card up to my power supply unit but there are no unused power cables. so i figured i'd unplug my DVD player (bummer but whatcha gonna do). unfortunately my dvd player is a SATA plug and my video card is a molex plug. so i need an adaptor. preferably one that will allow me to plug in both my dvd player and my video card. i obviously need a female molex for the video card but i can't tell if i need a female or a male end for the SATA as it's not obvious (to me at least) which end i've got. can someone help me out so i don't have to return my video card/ buy the wrong adaptor/ etc.
For about the third time in a year I've had various, hard to diagnose problems that turned out to be related to SATA connectors. The slightest bit of dust or corrosion creeping into these 7-pin connectors can cause inconsistent problems that may take days to figure out.
Don't get me wrong - SATA is a great improvement over the old IDE technology - much faster. BUT the SATA connectors - compared to IDE - are cheaply made. They will still wobble somewhat - even after being completely plugged in. This was not so with the IDE connectors - they wouldn't budge once connected.
Whoever designed the SATA plug must be a computer repair tech!
Anyone else had issues with SATA connectors - or is it just me?
As of yet I have not experienced one bad sata plug/chord.
I have replaced more ide cables over the years than I can count.
Are these external SATA plugs becoming more prevolent? Will we start to see an insurgence of SATA optical drives in caddies?
I am seeing them on more MB's, I have one on my cable box and I am just noticing them more but it really only seems that MOST devices that have it are HDD's.
Just wondering if there may be an industry wide plan involved in this?
There have been sata dvd and cd drives for some time now and I think they will eventually replace ide drives for a lot of reasons but most of all dependability and less noise is the main one. Speed is actuially secondary here, but sata will allow faster speeds down the road as well as is already beginning to happen with HDD.
My motherboard (ASUS M3A) has:
4 SATA connectors (arranged in 2 pairs).
Am I correct in assuming that each connector has a separate controller (i.e. 4 controllers)?
Would my HDDs perform better, if I attached one to each pair of connections (ignoring RAID)?
Looking at your motherboard's manual, it appears that all 4 of your SATA ports share the same southbridge. It's not going to affect the performance of the HDDs no matter which SATA connector you have the HDDs plugged into.
Hope this helps,
I need to replace the connectors that come standard on power supplies with the type that self-splice onto the cable I already have some that I got with some component that I bought long ago but when I tried to use them it is impossible to do so without stripping the wire first because the blades are too tight and dull to pierce the insulation I'm wondering if all of these types of connectors are like this or not I have seen pictures of others that look as though they had been able to use these without stripping first However I don't want to have to order and wait on something that's going to be no better than what I have My only other choice is to strip a length of the wires and then use SATA Power Connectors electrical tape after the connectors are in place which is not what I would like to do If anyone know of a source that I can find the quality of connectors that I want please let me know
Is this what you are looking for, if so try new egg.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/72443-sata-power-connectors.html
Buying a new power supply - the molex to sata connectors - how can I tell if I need the splitter?
On a stock power supply, is the output for a molex typically the same as for sata?
Would a splitter not reduce the output?
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I have just received a new, internal SATA hard-drive and am not familiar with this type of drive; only with older IDE drives.
I notice the four-pin power connector is not present on the back of the drive. Could someone please tell me how the drive is powered? Is it normally powered through the large SATA connector? If so, the power and the data will be coming through the USB port on my computer because I wish to use the HDD as an external drive. That seems like too great a load on the USB port. Am I overly concerned?
I Solved: connectors? of two different SATA Are there notebook kinds ran into a problem I ve never seen before My brother has an HP Pavillion dv nr laptop that came with a drive that has SATA stamped on it a Fujutsu GB SATA rpm MHW BH This drive is dying clicking sounds bad sectors so I sent him Solved: Are there two different kinds of SATA notebook connectors? to Best Buy to get a new one and he came back with a Western Digital Scorpio WD BEVS GB SATA drive Well I go to put the thing in and the Fujitsu has exposed pins that drop into a slotted connector on the HP The WD drive has the paddle-like plastic thingy with the flat pins that is like the SATA drive in my Toshiba laptop I googled around looked on HPs site called HP support and no one can tell me what the hell the Fujitsu drive connector is It s not like the SATA drive connectors I ve seen and I m damned if Solved: Are there two different kinds of SATA notebook connectors? I can find out what the heck the thing that came in the HP is Does anyone know what I m dealing with here Even HP support says SATA connectors should all be the same but they don t know what I m talking about HELP nbsp
I have posted this question before with out much luck, thought I would give it another go
I have two Maxtor 250g sata 2 drives that are connected with the leads that came with the mobo.
I keep on losing my slave drive.
I have to power down, give the leads a wiggle, boot backup and hey presto its back again.
This is really becoming a pain as this is happening with more and more frequency.
I leave my pc on 24/7 so was wondering if this is a vibration issue from the internal fans etc working the lead loose, the sata plugs never seem to be a tight fit compared to pata
Maybe I should try some better quality leads.
Any ideas or advice appreciated
Spec Gigabyte LMT-S P Rev CPU AMD FX Video Geforce GT Ram Gb As you will guess from the above I am totally confused frustrated and cheesed off did a windows update everything seemed fine while installing backup programs had to do a reboot and then found drives missing checked computer manager not there checked device manager not there did a reboot checked in bios drives missing - removed and replaced data and power leads reboot now in is Help m/board-sata it or drives connectors-bios-cmos bios f save and reboot came up with Blue sod and error xc Googled from laptop some said problem with win SD Microsoft say rollback then apply a KB sorry cant remember which recovery and refresh how can you rollback when you cant boot in first place Windows recovery Help is it m/board-sata connectors-bios-cmos or drives auto fix start-up said fixed reboot into same error reboot into recovery this time to dos did bootrec fixbcd then fixmbr then rebuildbcd reboot back into error Purchased new sata and power leads all changed boot to bios takes about one and a half minutes to bios screen press F another one and a half get settings check recognition all drives found I am on a winner or so I thought reboot error recovery disk auto repair windows unable to repair into dos bootrec again no change Thought I know will Help is it m/board-sata connectors-bios-cmos or drives re install windows on a different drive reboot to continue installation back to error restart into bios drives missing again drives are SSD Mb and Mb and Help is it m/board-sata connectors-bios-cmos or drives a Tb Hybrid Have a sata USB external connector so removed Mb SSD windows installed reboot to continue get error again Then the penny dropped for this attempt - forgot to change boot order in BIOS changed to USB first rebooted and whoopee installation continued windows setup fine put drive back into PC reboot to BIOS no drive put drive back into external caddy and whoopee can use at last So while I can communicate I am writing this in both hope and desperation even though my name is not Dan Should also say I tried cmos reset by removing battery and leaving for hours no change to above saga Any ideas suggestions or donations for a new PC gratefully accepted Thanks in advance Keithhttp://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/49930-help-m-board-sata-connectors-bios-cmos-drives.html
Just migrated/updated my main C: drive to a SSD Seagate 128GB drive....minor issues at first but now running great.
Question is re my system bios. What if any is the correlation between the Sata 'order' in the following:
Bios Main Settings readout ( bios main settings.jpg )
Bios Boot settings/Hard Disk Drive ( bios boot settings.jpg )
Sata ports on MB numbered 1-6
Should these not have the drives listed in the same order in the readouts...?...is there a way to make MB board Sata1 port the C: drive...Sata2 port drive the Maxtor Drive...etc
Are the MB Sata ports numbering related in any way to what shows up in the two attached bios HDD/SSD bios screens ?
Change the cables round to suit.
SATA3G...1 = SSD.
2 to 5 = to suit.
SATA3G...6 = DVD.
I recently ordered two T hard drives a Seagate and a WD Caviar black I have an Asus P VD -MX motherboard which only has two Sata Up Setting Back Connectors Drive Sata on 2 with Motherboard Up a with 0 Raid connectors and Jmicron connector I orginally canceled the order for the Seagate as I read some bad Setting Up Raid 0 with Back Up Drive on a Motherboard with 2 Sata Connectors reviews which put me off but Setting Up Raid 0 with Back Up Drive on a Motherboard with 2 Sata Connectors the store sent it anyway so i m now thinking of keeping it which leaves me with Hard Drives including my original maxtor gb My question is considering I have two Sata connectors and Jmicron connector can I use all three hard drives What I want to do is set up raid on the Seagate and WD Drives and use the maxtor for backing up files not part of the Raid Can I use the Jmicron connector as a normal Sata connector to attach my backup drive The only other option I have is to use the Jmicron connector for drive and the eSata connector for an external drive set up in Raid which would allow the drives to run at the optimum gbs but I don t want an external drive really Please help as I am new to all this but really want to get the best use out of my two new drives without having to buy a new motherboard What s the best solution nbsp
Hi, When I go to Computer Management my main (OS) drive shows as "Disk 1" and my 2nd internal data drive shows as "Disk 0". Should I switch the SATA cables so that the main drive will show as "Disk 0 and the 2nd internal drive as "Disk 1"? Or should I ignore this? Thanks.
As long as you are not having any issues booting to Windows, I wouldn't worry about it. It doesn't matter what the Disk number is.
Hi , My HP Pavilion dv7-4276nr Laptop is not booting and getting below Error,when i run the diagnostics after completing ~40% its terminating and showing the same error again. Error Details:- SMART Hard Disk Error The SMART Hard disk check has detected an importannt failure.To ensure not data loss,Please backup the conetent immediatelyand run the Hard Disktest in System Diagnostics. Hard Disk 1 (301) Please help me on how to resolve this issue. Guru.
Hi @guru99! I'm sorry to say that, but this error may indicate that your HDD is failing and needs to be replaced. If your notebook is still in warranty you can contact the support, but in case you're out of warranty and would like a guide on replacing the hard drive yourself I would be able to recommend you some replacement. Hope this helps and best of luck!
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Have HP pavilon...was Vista...installed Windows 7 upgrade...can I put Windows XX home edition to redtore? I am frustrated...cannot get online witeless or with ethernet?
I have Pavilon dm4 and i was upgraded my operation system (windows 7) to windows 10 . after 2 months i need to recover my old operating system windows 7 but i dont have recovery of my labtop so could you please provide me a recovery link of my labtop to download it and install itKing regards
Baselo Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!What will work is restoring your machine to its original factory condition using HP Recovery Media.This is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks. You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: http://support.hp.com/us-en/driversOnce there, input your Product name or number. On your Software and Drivers Download page, select your Operating System and and Version. Click "Update". If HP Recovery Media is available for your machine, down near the bottom of the page, you will see an entry for Order Recovery Media-CD/DVD/USB. Click the "+" symbol to expand that entry and click on Order Media for details.Or, if you prefer, you can do the same by contacting HP Customer Service:If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!---------------------------------------However, HP Customer Support is generally not available on the weekends, so you might have to wait until Monday to contact them.---------------------------------------If HP no longer provides Recovery Media for your model, a couple of other sites you can check are: http://www.computersurgeons.com/ and http://www.restoredisks.com/Good Luckhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/pavilon-dm4-recovery/td-p/5733414
Hi there, I am having problems trying to make a clean install of Windows 7 on my HP DV6000. I have rpeviously formatted and installed operating systems on many computers, but this one is giving me to fight!
The main problem is that the instalation never continues from the "Windows is loading files" at the start of the CD booting!
Does HP or this pavilon have any issues?
help will be appreciated!
Make your HP REcovery Disks or a backup image so you have a path back to factory condition. You can also extract apps from the HP REcovery disks using this method: http://www.sevenforums.com/installat...tml#post488270
Next make sure you have the latest BIOS version update from HP Support Downloads webpage for your model, which is safest installed from Windows.
CHeck also in the BIOS for SATA controller setting: try AHCI first, then IDE if necessary.
Now wipe the HD to get the cleanest possible slate: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Clean Install Windows 7
If install fails again, remove all but 2gb of RAM and test your ram with memtest for 5-6 passes. http://www.memtest86.com/download.html
Then test your HD using maker's full diag/repair CD scan: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
Where did you get Win7? DId you burn it yourself?
Hello all Im working on my friends pavilon and im out of ideas so im posting here to see if any one has any suggestions So heres the problem My friend bought this as a display model about months ago Having Pavilon Problems 763n with and besides having to reformat the system to get rid of all the store installed junk it worked fine until about wks ago All of the Having Problems with Pavilon 763n sudden the computer started randomly booting Having Problems with Pavilon 763n to the bios screen the sound stooped working and whenever the computer was connected to the internet random screens would pop up It got to the point that the computer would only boot to the bios and then lock before that you had to renter the time and date and save and exit I was able to fix that by replacing the battery and resetting the bios manually from the jumpers Unfortunatley the operating system side of things continued to get worse random restarts freezing more windows popping up etc so i ended up reformatting the system with the hp recovery program This appeared to fix all of the problems and i was able to update windows and reinstall my friend programs Unfortunatley the computer starting to boot the bios again and the screens on the internet are becoming more frequent thanks in advance for any suggestions m a c System specs ghz p gig hard drive mb ddr ram geforce mx Intergrated sound and nic nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/having-problems-with-pavilon-763n.158271/
i have a Pavilion and when watching videos or listening to music the volume will go away or turn way down but the actual volume settings do not change just the volume its self. I have tried reinstalling the drivers and ran all the test. I have also shut off my mic and told it to do nothing in the auto volume settings yet it still randomly decides to turn its self down. I have spend hours with tech support doing the same things over and over and even rebooted my entire system. I have only had this HP for a month. never had a problem in 7 years with my old hp and this one is about to go in the trash.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/sound-issues-pavilon/td-p/5850816
is hp pavilon g6 2132tx supports 8gb ram 4gb per slothttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/pavilon-g6-2132tx-supports-8gb-ram-or-not/td-p/5650785
Yesterday I tried switching on my laptop but it wouldn't come on even though the battery was in until I plugged in the AC adapter did it come on .when I looked at the battery notification it wrote plugged in but not charging ,pls what should I do.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/hp-pavilon-g4-250-series-not-coming-on-even-though-the/td-p/5795532
Hello - I would be extremely grateful if someone coudl hep me, please!! I haven't used this particular laptop for years, but I desperately need to get back on it to retrieve some files. The laptop seems to work fine, but when I've turned it on a black screen appears with Enter Password in blue - it doesn't look like the normal Windows page that I can remember. It looks as though it's in some sort of safe mode or something. I don't know what this password is. If I enter it incorrectly too many times it says System Disabled  Can anyone please advise? Thanks so much
Hi: See if entering this unlock passcode allows you to access the PC... ehwdihttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavilon-DV2000-REALLY-NEED-TO-GET-BACK-ON-MY-OLD-LAPTOP/td-p/5698086
Yesterday I tried switching on my laptop but it wouldn't come on even though the battery was in until I plugged in the AC adapter did it come on .when I looked at the battery notification it wrote plugged in but not charging ,pls what should I do.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/hp-pavilon-g4-250-series-not-coming-on-even-though-the/td-p/5795535
Help! I have an HP Pavilion a520n that was handed down to me from my brother-in-law. Being free I couldn't pass it up but there are a few issues I hope you can help me with.
The card-reader does not work, neither does the 3.5' floppy drive. I put the memory card from my digital camera in the reader but the drive is not recognized when I click on My Computer.
Drive "A" does show in My Computer but when putting in a disk and clicking on the icon the drive light does not turn on and the window pops up stating to insert a disk in drive A:
I am running Window's XP Pro 2002 with Service Pack 2. I downloaded the driver off HP's website but trying to install it I get the message that the card reader is not installed.
Computer screen will not turn on. Black screen and caps lock blinks. What do I do
Hi @kenneyjosh ,Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. It is a great site for information and questions. I have looked into your issue about your HP Pavilon 11x360 11-n010dx Notebook and issues with the Screen turning on. Here is a link to computer screen remains blank. Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. Please let me know how this goes. Thanks.
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Hey guys This time I'm on a friend's Pavilon G series laptop Lately whenever we put it to sleep mode and want to wake it up it screen. blue Pavilon laptop HP series G usually goes into a blue screen This time however I was just playing world of tanks with my stunning fps I hate laptops SO MUCH when it decided to blue screen on me I have absolutely no idea what's causing it and why the sleep mode shenanigans started but you good gentlemen might I've attached the blue-screen minidump from minutes ago so you smarter ones had something to go on Basic information Windows Windows basic mode not aero GB of RAM Phenom II N Dual-core processor Ghz Download - - dmp from Sendspace com - send big files the easy way lt The minidump file around KB More detail Since that copypasted post from that another board where people didn't lift a finger to help me it happened twice I just accepted a gmail voice chat from my dad and looked away HP Pavilon G series laptop blue screen. for a second then when I looked back blue screen Just now I was HP Pavilon G series laptop blue screen. on the loading screen for C amp C Generals a OO game I don't think a nearly ten year old game would tax a dual core cpu bad enough that it had to blue screen to get out of working or gmail chat even It happens once a day on average and I have absolutely no idea what the friggen hell is causing it I suspect the laptop has an internal component that's on its' way out but hey I'm not the expert here I have some more minidump files if you want to see them Necessary information System Windows Bit Processor Dual Core AMD II Phenom N Ghz no overclocking RAM GB Exact type of machine Undeterminable does not say on sticker on bottom ADDENDUM I remembered something I forgot to mention After the quot more recent quot blue screens it would throw me unto the safety screen before booting into windows You know quot start in safe mode quot etc etc Well at that point the laptop takes no input Not up not down not enter nothing I have to turn it off and turn it back on again for it to take any of my inputs I'm posting from it right now actually
NOTE: Please provide the following information for a more detailed response: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html
While waiting for a reply:
I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (located at this link: Hardware Diagnostics ). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
Hard Drive Diagnostics (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.
Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks
The BSOD is a STOP 0x124.
This is most likely a hardware error - which includes:
- compatibility issues
- low-level driver problems
Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on Win7 systems due to the sptd.sys driver.
Please uninstall the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your system's configuration): DuplexSecure - FAQ
I believe that you have Comodo installed on your system. Try uninstalling it to see if that helps.
AMD OverDrive (AODDriver2.sys) is either a stand-alone application, or a component of the AMD VISION Engine Control Center. This driver is known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems.
Please uninstall all ATI stuff from Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program
Then, download and install a fresh copy of the ATI drivers from Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD
Then use the ATI uninstall manager to uninstall the Catalyst Control Center (CCC).
If the device (AODDriver or AODDriver4.01) remains a problem in perfmon /report, open Device Manager, select the "View" item.
Then select "Show hidden devices" and scroll down to the Non-Plug and Play Drivers section.
Locate the AODDriver entry, right click on it and select "Uninstall". Reboot for changes to take affect.
If overclocking, please stop. Remove the overclock and return the system to stock/standard values while we're troubleshooting. Once the system is stable again, feel free to resume the overclocking.
Further info on BSOD error messages available at: http://www.carrona.org/bsodindx.html
The following info is just FYI, I've already addressed the issues that I saw in the above paragraphs:
3RD PARTY DRIVERS PRESENT IN THE DUMP FILES
- Create a System Restore Point prior to doing any of this. DO NOT mess with the drivers themselves - leave the Windows\System32\drivers directory alone unless we specifically direct you to it!
- Please either update the older drivers from the device manufacturer's website - or uninstall them from your system. Reference links are included below.
- DO NOT use Windows Update or the Update Drivers function of Device Manager.
- Please feel free to post back about any drivers that you are having difficulty locating.
- Windows Update exceptions may be noted below for Windows drivers.
amd_sata.sys Thu Jun 16 15:07:44 2011 (4DFA5480)
ew_jubusenum.sys Tue Jul 27 03:26:32 2010 (4C4E8A28)
amd_xata.sys Thu Jun 16 15:07:47 2011 (4DFA5483)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 12:18:18 2010 (4BA3A3CA)
dtsoftbus01.sys Mon Oct 17 08:12:30 2011 (4E9C1BAE)
AtiPcie64.sys Wed Mar 10 09:33:45 2010 (4B97ADC9)
aswTdi.SYS Tue Sep 06 16:36:39 2011 (4E668457)
aswMonFlt.sys Tue Sep 06 16:36:29 2011 (4E66844D)
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hi all i write this post becouse i realy suprised yesterday... My pavilon 15-ab291sa is 3months new and when i start use Ashampoo Movie Studio Pro 2 to create and build my movies my laptop stop working... Graphic card is realy low, and i thinking to add one more and that is the qyeston, can i add 1 more good graphic card to my laptop ???
robcioslaw Sorry to say this, but you're operating under a misunderstanding, as laptops to do not have customer-replaceable graphics "cards". Instead, they have a graphics processor (GPU) that is soldered to the system board which also contain the CPU chip. While these are sometimes replaceable, that involves sending the PC to an HP Service Center and paying a LOT of money to have it disassembled, have the system board replaced, and have it reassembled -- typically considerably more money than simply buying a more powerful laptop. So basically, it is not practical to upgrade the graphics on a laptop. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrade-Graphic-Card-on-hp-pavilon-15-ab291sa/td-p/5656404
I kept getting a blue screen with an error code 0xc0000185. I ordered the recovery Disks from HP but when I went to recover the machine, it sort of reads the cd and then I get the HP logo and the circle just spins and spins. We left it alone for hours and nothing. I ran a Hard Drive Test and it said Hard Drive Short DST Check: FAILEDthen gave this Failure ID: 63621R-7AQ87K-MFPV6K-60XL03Product K7U05UA HARD DRIVE 1 SYSTEM EXTENSIVE TEST: FAILED Any idea what I can do? It is just out of warranty- Of Course.
Hi, The 24 character error id does confirm a failure of the short Disk Self Test and would indicate that the Hard Drive is failing and needs to be replaced. This is also consistent with the issues you describe. If you would like a guide on replacing the Hard Drive yourself, please let me know. Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Pavilon-Failed-Hard-Drive-Short-DST-Check/td-p/5745096
My Box config
AMD athlon 64bit 2800+
ASUS K8-VX Mother board
want to upgrade to 500 gigs or if possible to 1tb Sata HDD
1) Mother board is old done almost 3 years
2) I don't know what version of SATA will be supported
Thanks in advance for your answers
I don't know why, but everytime I go to asus, they're hving site maintenance
Anyway see if you can click on Specifications there
okay how do i had more fan plug in spots to my mother board? do i have to guy a 3 pin 4 pin connector or what? and if i do how to i plug it into my power supply cause i tried doing the connectors before and i undid my power supply to find out i had no were to plug in the 4 pin connector any help would help alot. cause if u dont get my new power supple which is a ultra x-connect power supply and its gonna be so tight also. if theres a way could i just like steal some of the 3 pins off of old fans and sauder them on to the motherboard at all? cause my dad did that with the plug in thing he stole a memory plug off of a old motherboard and sauderd it down onto it because he didnt want to get a new motherboard lol
well, you could use a MOLEX adapter to connect them, or you could get a fanbus if you want to have direct control over the fans.
I am using a case that has three fans two up front and one at the rear. When connecting them to the mobo there was only two sockets so i attached one front and one rear. Is there a way to connect all three or some part available to allow the two front in the same socket?
As I have multiple Fans too, my M\B ran out of connections as well
I ended up using one of the PowerSupply connectors. Note: I had specifically purchase a fan that had this connection on - directly to PowerSupply, but you can purchase adapter wiring that allows your 2 or 3 pin wire to connect into the PowerSupply connector.
I just bought a Corsair 750W PSU to power my R9-270X. Though with one little problem.My CPU takes a 12v 4 pin connector and this psu model doesn't have any.Any adapters out there or should i return to store?Picture of the 4+4 pin needed attached.
What is the exact model of the unit (HX, AX, TX, CX etc?)
Those connectors look like PCI-E power ones to me.
I just got a new case and i am currently installing it. But now am stuck on some connectors i haven't seen on my previous cases. They appear to come out of the front panel. Am guessing they make function of the two usb ports. But they're not regular usb connector pins.
There's two strands and each with 4 pins.
Anyone know where i have to connect these? I am using a p5nd2 sli mobo.
yep there USB pins alright, either your motherboard does or doesnt have the needed pins on the board if it doesnt then you cant use them, if it does then see the motherboard manual for how they connect.
what connector is used with standard analog pnones
I assume in the US
Anyone know how these LCD wires disconnect?
I can't tell if they're blade-type, that pull away parallel to the board, or if they lift up perpendicular to the board.
Wich two D Connectors have 15 pins?
VGA D connectors have 15 pins.
D connectors for computer serial devices and serial mouses typically have 9 pins.
Is that what you want to know?
I'm looking into getting a new PSU, the OCZ Modstream 520W. It has a 20+4 pin connector. From my understanding, it is made this way as to power a mobo that requires a 20 pin connection and a separate 4 pin connection and it can also be used to power a motherboard that requires a single 24 pin connection. Is this correct?
Also, a 520W PSU should be able to handle the system in my signature, no?
Thanks in advance.
I was trying to install my front usb ports on my motherboard, but when i plugged them in there was no response, i was using the USB56 port on my M2N-E SLI motherboard and my Xion Solaris Case with a 450 watt PSU. I Checked the manual multiple times and cannot find any other options.
It may need to be enabled in CMOS
Or the M/B is faulty
Or the front USB connector on the box is faulty
Or your USB device is faulty
I'll leave that with you
Probably a stupid question but.......
What does the 1 x 12V (P4) connector go to?
Some mobo`s require an extra 4 pin power connector to power the cpu. That`s what that connector is for. It plugs into the mobo near to the cpu. Check your mobo manual.
Im looking For an extension or connector to link scanners with Dinn connectors to USB's or dinns to ps2's then to USB's.
Can anyone recommend a company that sells them?
: a connectorto convert a Dinn to a USB connector.
I've been getting this message for about a month. However, after rebooting sometimes once, sometimes several times the computer eventually boots up. After reading multiple posts on similar issues, I went and got a new hard drive. I backed up all the files and was going to reinstall evertyhing from scratch onto this new hard drive. I took the old one out and put in the new one. I get the same message when it tries to boot.
At this point I swapped the drives again (the old one is back in).
I am at a loss.
Am I doing something wrong when I'm installing the new drive? Why am I getting the same message with this new drive?
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ 2.81 GHz
My pavilion laptop has recently been unable to charge when im on it. The battery has a short life (admittedly my fault), so I have to stop and wait for it to charge every hour or so.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/My-HP-Pavilon-laptop-Will-only-charge-when-my-laptop-is-off/td-p/5805312
Just wondering what the following stand for when it comes to cable connectors
And are the used with the following
Any help is appreciated.
hiya all wonder if anyone can help me hear, i have moved my pc desktop so i have more room ,only to switch on and it just keeps rebooting, i think a connector has come off on motherboard but were lol,,,, would anyone know wots happening here much appreciated
If a connector has come off it will most likely only fit in one place.
If you can try to get to safe mode and start there.
restart your computer and before windows starts tap F8 until the menu shows.
If you miss it you will have to restart to get another shot at it.
Once there go to computer
Try right clicking on Computer,Properties,Advanced System
In the Start up and Recovery box click Settings.
In System Failure box uncheck Automatically Restart, and check Write an event to the System Log
I connectors S/PDIF bought a video card that has HDMI port and I would like to run just one cable HDMI from it to my TV with both video and sound Video is no problem but to add sound I need to get it to the S/PDIF connectors video card via S PDIF This is where I am S/PDIF connectors starting to get confused Video card includes two S PDIF connector cables http www newegg com Product ShowI NX GT-MTD EH Silent Heatsink Video Card one of them has two pins on each side but I cannot figure out where to conect it on my sound card it has S PDIF in out pins but there are ten of them http www newegg com Product ShowI amp Description Turtle Beach RIVIERA Sound Card Can I just hook up two out of those ten pins If so which ones I also have high def audio output pins on my mobo intel DP LT but there are of them Can I hook up my video card to any of those I ve been building PCs for a while but this is my first media center and I have no slightest clue when it comes to the sound stuff Not a big audiophile here just want simplicity of one HDMI cable running between PC and TV just as it is intended to be Thanks Dima nbsp
hi new to forums sorry as this is a very amateur like question but here goes
basically i just bought a Plextor PX-760A Dual Layer DVD±RW and when i opened up pc to install i noticed i only had 3 ide slots.
slot 1 -taken up by the hard drive which has a master spare for another hard drive
slot 2- for floppy drive
slot3- taken up by dvd rom drive (master) and cd rom drive (slave)
i kinda had the idea lol .. that i would need a new cable but i cant see where it would fit
replies much appreciated
Why don`t you make your new drive the "slot3" master and your DVD rom the "slot3" slave,or am I getting confused ?
I have a super ATX case with usb receptacles in front they are usb1 that hook to board. I am upgrading with new mother board that has usb 2 connections on board. 8 wires for usb 2, and 4 wires for usb1
anybody have some resources? I want to remove usb1 and install usb2 and hook to mother board.
The physical ports are the same from USB 1.x to USB 2.0, it's just the USB controller on the motherboard that will allow USB 2.0 operation. Now USB 3.0 does have a different physical port. So plug the front USB header in the same way after verifying with the motherboard manual on the pinout, which should be the standard\; http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=...YcP0UPrPOcjCrQGMqYGIAg&ved=0CDwQ9QEwAw&dur=66
I'm trying to hook up front USB wires from cheiftec case to Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard.
Here's what I have:
(1) +5v (2) +5v
(1) -D (2) -D
(1) +D (2) +D
(1) GROUND (brown) (2) GROUND (black)
(1) GROUND (blue + gray)
-P5 -P6 <am assuming ="-D"
+P5 +P6 <am assuming ="+D"
I believe I understand the connections up until the 2 different grounds on leg 1, which of the two grounds on 1 do I leave not connected- the single brown, or the ground that has both blue & gray wire? OR do I hook one of those grounds to the "NC" on the mb? (and if so, which one?)
putting together my new PC im connecting the power connectors to the different components atm im not sure what to do with the following situation Power supply has an ATX power connector that has pins BUT the last pins disconnect to become that -pin v connector the motherboard ATX power connector accepts Power connectors a pin PLUS it also has that pin v connector next to the CPU socket the motherboard manual says that the Power connectors pin v connector must be plugged in in order to run the system but it does not say whether or not it would be ok to run it with pins going into the ATX connector as opposed to pins My question is if there are only pins connected into the ATX power connector is that ok or do i have to have pins PLUS the pin v connector plugged in at the same time my motherboard is an ASUS A N SLI Premium and the power supply is an Antec TRUEPOWER W power supply thanks nbsp
I recently placed an asus a7n266-vm AA motherboard into my new case....and noticed that the case came with front USB ports installed (and cables leading from here...to be hooked up into the MB)...i looked in the manual and they show two places to hook up..but i dont know if its right..the board actually came with an extra usb card...and the connector on this card occupies both rows of pins on the m/b..as opposed to the front cables which seem to only support the bottom row..also, there is a ground cable..dont know where that goes....i tried hooking it up to the mb at this location..not only did the USB not work, but the computer restarted when i plugged in a device......any help would be appreciated..thanks
I am trying to replace my PSU in my Dell 490 Precision workstation.
It currently has two power connectors running to the mobo (motherboard). One is a 24 pin and one is a 20 pin. I have a billion other connectors comming out of the new PSU that I purchased. They are bother 750w.
Is there any connector that is maybe like 2 molex to a 20 pin or 2 8 pin PCI power connectors to 20 pin or something does anything exist where I can get two power connections?
Thanks in advance all!
I have just swopped an Asus p4p800/max/si for a Asus p4p800 deluxe.
Everything but the front panel connector has fitted.
I have a 9 pin flat plug from the casing, but on the MB there seems to be a 20 pin socket
Not sure how to proceed
I want to install a second and larger hard drive, and if you read the instructions it is fairly easy right.? But both connectors on my cable are black not one black and one grey. Will this cause any problems?
no it shouldnt. find out
I was reading somewhere about the marking on connectors (Molex I think, like the front panel connectors to the main board). There is a triangle impression on one of the pins. Is this a ground pin? I wish computer wiring had used a standard color coding. I know that on some connections, fitting them backwards does no harm but how about the pwr sw type?
The orientation of the power switch connector is of no importance, the motherboard detects the short between the pins (I assume you don't have some ancient AT motherboard/case).
Computer wiring is rather standard.. The black wire is the ground, red or yellow live. Red usually +5V, yellow +12.
I ve got a Dell Optiplex GX that developed a problem where it would only boot to a black screen Even in SAFE MODE I thought I would try a reinstall of XP Pro SP using a Dell CD so I wouldn t need the license key However it gets to a point where it wants a file for the video driver I can t get past this screen as it won t recognize the USB mouse or keyboard I ve tried USB devices PS XP any without Reinstall Pro SP3 connectors PS2 devices with a USB convert I ve Reinstall XP Pro SP3 without any PS2 connectors used the USB slot closest to the Reinstall XP Pro SP3 without any PS2 connectors Ethernet jack the front panel USB jacks Various swaps of the devices and converters The BIOS is at the latest A version and there is nothing in the config about quot Legacy USB quot I even tried pulling the plug and the CMOS battery No Reinstall XP Pro SP3 without any PS2 connectors mater what the USB devices works in BIOS and with bootable things like the DOS diskette for the BIOS update but will not work once Windows starts to install The keyboard lights will freeze as soon as Windows starts to install Before that I can toggle the Caps Scroll and Num locks How the H do you reinstall Windows on this system that doesn t have PS ports nbsp
It looks like the USB KB and mouse you are using are newer than the Dell machine and are not DELL's own. I have ran into this issue numerous times before and I am not sure if you have old USB mice and keyboards like this one, one and this one. By using either one of them, I was able to install Windows. Has to do with hardware/brand compatibility issues. If that does not work, which I hope it does or should, try using just the mouse after taking out the keyboard when you have instructed the machine to install Windows and you see the Windows GUI. See if that works... I am still researching this issue.
Hey I have LCD, Case Connectors? LED just got a new fancy computer case It has a LED strip shining from top to bottom on the fromt door case This connects directly to PSU molex connector I have got this working fine It also has an LCD display at the top which displays LCD, LED Case Connectors? CPU temp Fan RPM and Time of day There is a connection from this which has quot H D D LED quot LCD, LED Case Connectors? on it I thought I plugged it into the right pins LCD, LED Case Connectors? on the mobo but the LCD didn t come on Then another connector coming from one red LED exists and I thought I plugged that into the right mobo pins but it doesn t light up I assume the latter one was for HDD activity LED as the connector has printed on it quot H D D LED quot My mobo pin layout is shown below to the best of my ability -------------------------------------------------------------------------- JFP JFP JFP Pin Definition PIN SIGNAL DESCRIPTION HD LED P Hard disk LED pull-up FP PWR SLP MSG LED pull-up HD LED N Hard disk active LED FP PWR SLP MSG LED pull-up RST SW N Reset Switch low reference pull-down to GND PWR SW P Power Switch high reference pull-up RST SW P Reset Switch high reference pull-up PWR SW N Power Switch low reference pull-down to GND RSVD DNU Reserved Do not use JFP Pin Definition PIN SIGNAL PIN SIGNAL GND SPK- SLED BUZ PLED BUZ- NC SPK Sorry no descrip for JFP but I know pins are for speaker In the manual it says are for power LED -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sorry for the long haul guys I had the quot H D D Led quot in pins in JFP and the quot H D D Led from LCD quot in pins in JFP One question can I have the small case speaker on my case panel not connected and the LCD connected and have the LCD working As the case speaker and lcd share the same circuit board at the front of the case and I wondered if the speaker has to be connected before the LCD would work Cheers nbsp
Sorry, but I am hoping someone can help. Sorry to be pushy.
Cheers once again.
I am sorry if I am adding this thread to the wrong place but I so need you help. I need to change my hard drive and I do not want to spend a lot of money because it is a very old desktop. Can you tell me what the conection is for a 0X439 HARD DRIVE, 60GB, IDE (INTEGRATED DRIVE ELECTRONICS), 1N, 7.2K, WD-XL40. I do not know a lot about computers. Thank you
You need to tell us the brand and model, as well as operating system and memory.
Then you need to explain what you mean by "...Can you tell me what the connection is for a 0X439 Hard Drive..."
IDE just means you use an IDE cable to connect, so that is the connection, but for a 60 GB drive, you will want to change to EIDE cable... 80 conductor, 40 connector... although your computer will not care. You need to be sure your jumper on the hard drive is on Master, not CS, if indeed it is an OLD computer.
In the box are 2 wires,2x6 pin connectors,but my SAPPHIRE RADEON HD4890 OC 1GB GDDR5 have 1x6 and 1x8 power connections.
For the moment i connect 2x6.
Is necessary to connect 1x6 and 1x8?
My Seasonic 700W Power Supply have 4x6 and 2x8 so its easy for me to do that.
(Something extra,i press the restart button and the pc Shut Down,is that relative with the above?My power options in control panel are correct)
i answered the question in your prvious thread look at my last entryhttp://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/241925-hd4890-pin-connectors.html
If a board supports USB 2.0, is it generally compatible downward to USBV 1,0 etc.?
The molex connectors from the PSU can be problematic at times First let s clarify their gender As I understand male connector has four pins and it is quot hooded quot the female connector has four quot holes quot and is not quot hooded quot A tech at my computer store was a little mixed up on that Recently a client of mine needed to connect a device that had a female molex power input I noted that all of the available molex connectors from Molex Connectors the PSU were also female OK what I needed was a gender changer F to Molex Connectors M or a Y adapter with a male connector splitting to male connector To my surprise no such devices were available at the store Well I happened to have enough scavenged molex connectors around to make a suitable adapter and solver my clients problem Still I find it very puzzling that there is such a paucity of male molex connectors Reminds me of the predominance of matter over anti-matter nbsp
I'd like to hook up the USB1 and USB2 cables that run to the front of my ENERMAX case to the motherboard connectors. I can't seem to find the manual, and the MSI site says it's no longer available as PDF. The USB connector coming from the front of the case has only 1 row of pins for the USB1 cable and 1 row of pins for the USB2 cable. Each has a one-pin cable markde GND, which I assume means..."ground"...but I don't know where to plug them. Don't want to fry something. Would include the mobo picture in this post, but assume no can do..so here's the website that has the picture:
Is the connector right above the UPC sticker and above the (blue) floppy connector....the USB? Ditto the connector at the lower right?
I have an Eagle Tech CA-DRG-K Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case--a copy of the XG
Dragon--and can not figure out how to connect the front panel audio leads to the internal audio
header. There are 7 wires and the labels do not match either the HD audio or the AC-97 notation.
They are labeled;
1. MIC: Front panel microphone input signal
2. MIC BIAS: Microphone power
3. AUD GND: Audio ground
4. RET-R Right channel audio signal return from front panel
5. RET-L Left channel audio signal return from front panel
6. Right channel audio signal to front panel
7. Left channel audio signal to front panel
Here is a screenshot from my manual for my ASUS P5W DH Deluxe motherboard:
Can you tell me which pins to connect the leads to?
ASUS tech support was less than helpful
Hi guys - first post here so 4 Did pin change? connectors PSU go easy on me I recently had some trouble with the old Okidata Did PSU 4 pin connectors change? PSu in my P rig So I went out and bought an xfinity ultra sli W figuring that I could use it next time I build a new computer in about a year or so when the old one just seems too slow anymore Long story short - the pin connector was not the same as on the old power supply The rounded and square quot pegs quot are not in the same places So my question is when did this change and are the new mobos all like this Or should I go on the xfinity site and choose a mobo that they call for I had to put the old PSU back in for tonight and I will probably go buy another older one tomorrow for the present rig But for the next one do all the boards use the new pin config Thanks in advance mini Board is Soyo P vte on the machine that couldn t connect to the xfinity W nbsp
Today I received a case (NZXT phantom) and I was looking at the connectors to the fans, The fan ends are connected to a male 3 pin to make it longer but it doesn't have a female end, shouldn't they add that? Or do I need to buy them? Or am I being stupid and 3pin male connectors are on the motherboard. someone shed some light on my stupidity.
my mobo has male connectors on it for fanshttp://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/129571-3-pin-male-connectors.html
Can we have a hard drive and a DVD on the same IDE cable?
2 devices per ide thats the limit
make drive slave make dvd the master on the end of cable
so answer is yes
Hi, I got a new computer case for Christmas and have a motherboard that I have put in there. The case either didnt come with any instructions or they got lost in the Christmas flurry. From looking on the internet I figure the wires with the flat ends that say system and hdd and cpu are temperature sensors. I have a P4 intel cpu and I don't see anywhere to put a sensor in there, anyone got any ideas? And where would you put the sensor on a hard drive, and where would the system sensor go? The other odd thing is that I have two male sound jacks coming out INSIDE the case. One is green so I assume it is a speaker jack and the other is pink so I assume a microphone jack, but why INSIDE the case? Anyone got any ideas on that one please. Thank you so much.
I have an Eagle Tech CA-DRG-K Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case--a copy of the XG
Dragon--and can not figure out how to connect the front panel audio leads to the internal audio
header. There are 7 wires and the labels do not match either the HD audio or the AC-97 notation.
They are labeled
1. MIC: WHITE: Front panel microphone input signal
2. MIC BIAS: RED: Microphone power
3. AUD GND: 2X BLACK: Audio ground
4. RET-R BLACK: Right channel audio signal return from front panel
5. RET-L ORANGE: Left channel audio signal return from front panel
6. FPOUT-R: RED: Right channel audio signal to front panel
7. FPOUT-L: BROWN OR DARK PURPLE: Left channel audio signal to front panel
Here's a screenshot of my manual for my ASUS P6TD deluxe mobo
PS I'm also wanting to know if this is HD audio or AC-97
Ok so I have a four pin fan connecter on my case fan and my motherboard is a three pin fan connector. Is there anyway to connect the four pin to the three pin?? If it makes any difference the connector for the fan is part of the power supply wires (if that makes sense). I don't actually have a connector that is on the fan. I have the PSU connector hooked to the fan and then there is a four pin connector that looks like it is the ones that you would hook into the motherboard but it is four instead of three. Thanks
Why? Fans are dirt cheap. Why mess with them, and risk trouble, when you can buy another fan for $12
I installed a media reader/USB baybus in my new computer. Making the connections for the onboard USB pins (on the motherboard, an FIC AD11) has me a bit confused. The USB cable that connects from the baybus USB to the onboard pins is a "dual" cable. Its connector is not the regular 5 pin plug, but a 10 pin plug. The cable for the media reader is the standard 5 pin plug. Only problem is that there are only 9 pins to use on the board! So, what you have are 9 pins for 13 pin connections (2 pins on the connectors are blocked).
3 weeks ago I found my old CPU
The processor is Intel Pentium IV
But I have a big problem. I want to connect the CPU to the monitor but the connectors only 9 pins the color is blue and another one is 25 pins with pink color. What should I do?
What's the brand/make/model? Your I/O shield is missing.http://www.pchelpforum.com/pc-hardware/129306-need-answers-my-old-cpus-connectors.html
I have trouble with case connectors - power switch, reset switch, power led and hdd led.
motherboard has pins labeled + and - but I don't know which is which connector wire is wich?
I kinda figured that since each one has a white wire, it must be ground (got to -). Is this correct? Or is white wire a positive connector?
aparently there were too many which'es in the post, should of checked it before posting ;-)
Hello out there, I replaced both fans on my HP 750c Pavilion Desktop and i did not write down where the wire connectors went. They are numbers #2,#3,#4,#5,#6........any help would be great. Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Wiring-connectors/td-p/5847167
Yet another person trying to get VHS footage onto the computer. I have an HP m7750n computer & a Toshiba VCR/ DVD player combo model SD-V383SC. Both have a ton of connectors & I'm not sure which to use. The computer has a Hauppauge TV tuner/video capture card. I'm using Vista Home Premium. Not sure what other info anyone needs to answer me? I'd like to get rid of the VHS tapes, since they are going the way of the dodo bird. I don't want to lose precious footage of family memories, such as relatives who have passed away, weddings, tiny babies who are all grown up now etc. I'm sure I have everything I need here at hand, but the actual "doing" is what I'm confused about. Component, s-video, RCA, blah blah blah. Can anyone help?
My EIDE cables are not marked (no "master" and "slave"). How do I know which connector goe's into the motherboard and which into the ROM's? Also whihc connectos to the master and whihc to the slave?
Does it matter whihc cable is used for hard drives and for ROMS? Are they the same?
Connecting front panel mic & headphone jack to Mb ECS P4VXASD2+. Mainboard connector pin 1. Mic in 2. Gnd 3. VCCM
4. +5v audio 5. line out (R) 6. line out (R) 7. nc 8. empty
9. line out (L) 10. line out (L)
Front panel wires; Ground, spkout (L), spkout (R), Return (L), Return (R), Mic in, Mic bias.
I'm not sure if the Mic bias should connect to the VCCM or +5v audio?
How do these wires disconnect? The label is pulled up - no screws revealed. The adjacent black plastic tab - what's that?
Sorry, can't really see all too well... those wires aren't soldered are they?
I am trying to add fans to my case, and I ran into trouble finding the right cable to power the fans.
I was going to buy:
It has a 4 pin male molex connector; I am not sure what I would need to connect this to a 6pin PCI-E.
My PSU is a Corsair 750M
As a habit I try to avoid stringing cable without RJ45 connectors already installed but I recently installed a 110 ft. Cat 5e cable that require manually connected (female) RJ45's at each end. When I tested the cable my tester blinked from 1-8 on one end and 8-1 on the other end. I used A type configuration on both ends. Any expertise appreciated...
With the order of continuity being different on each end, it isn't possible you used the same order on both ends. The problem is going to be figuring out which end is wrong. Get out your magnifying glass a look closely.
My guess is that you flipped the RJ45 connector when inserting wires into one of the ends. All of the instructions I've seen tell me to hold the retainer clip downward then gives me the order in which to insert the wires, left to right. You probably did it holding the retainer clip down on one end and up on the other.
Apart from the obvious, being different sizes,
why cant you use a PS/2 keyboard connector with a motherboard that supports an AT keyboard connector??????????
Whats the difference ???
Be thankful for any ideas!
I got kind of sick of all those ugly power cables inside my case so I'm wrapping them all up in electrical tape for that super-fly ghetto-but-clean look. It's also cheap. But I don't want to have extra cables, and I'm never going to use those AT power connectors, so is it safe for me to just snip them off?
If you are referring to the AT style of power supply, you must have the AT connectors for the mb. They go black leads to black leads when connecting them.
If you are referring to extra molex connectors on a standard ATX type ps, then you could cut them and put on something like a but splice on the exposed wires. What I would do would be to just tie them up and put the loom in an extra bay or something like that. I would not just cut them off because you might need those connectors in the future.
Hi I have purchased a new monitor It s quite an old one and only has BNC connectors It has four BNC connectors R G B and a combined H V sync and nothing else except the power cord on the back There are no front panel controls except Degauss contrast and brightness I have a -lead BNC cable and have tried all the combinations but it doesnt seem to work I take it I need to configure my Creative Labs GF MX to output the H- and V-syncs onto either one of the sync connectors GF2MX? CL 4 for BNC cables in order to get it to work Im not sure how to go about this or even if it will work but any guidance would be much appreciated i want me new quot monitor to work Is there a software solution that will allow me to do this or will I require a hardware circuitboard to get round this Thanks in advance Lee Alkureishi email protected ------------------ cheers bigears amp gt D nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/4-bnc-connectors-for-cl-gf2mx.35011/
Has anyone used or know about the PS/2 to USB connector that allows two PS/2 devices (mouse and keyboard) to be connected into one USB port? Does it really work for all devices or do the mouse and keyboard have to be a special type?
Hi there! Welcome to TSG!
<a href="http://www.nti1.ch/usb-ps2.html">This</a> supports standard PS/2 mouse and keyboard.
Hello all I have one of those problems that has been bothering me a long time Well before PCs came into being as we know them today the older generation like myself connectors and ports had what is called a k Sinclair Spectrum computer which we could program using Basic language This used to be connected to a TV set using a coxial cable between the computer and the TV I still have one of these in working order complete with box and all attachments connectors and ports My question is How can I connect the Spectrum Computer coxial cable port to a Monitor DE M VGA Connector in place of a TV Anybody has any idea how to go about it can someone come up with a modification or bridging connection between the connectors and ports two points Remember that a coxial cable has a core wire for signal and an outer braided wire for earth while the VGA Connector has pins in actual fact th connectors and ports pin is missing hence it has pins Sorry guys this is a hard one but to crack and I thank you in advance for your time spend on this brain storming J C
The easy (albeit conveluted) solution would be to get an older tvt card for your pc and route the older machine's signal through it. Or check out a computer show. There's always someone at a show who has homebrewed up adapters for damned near everything.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/304035/connectors-and-ports/
Strange one I've never come across. Last week, my CPU fan and case fan (original issue, 2 years old) stopped working. Long story short: All 3 fan connectors on my motherboard seem to be dead. When I plug either fan into the PSU plugs (using a 5pin-3pin adapter), both work fine, but neither works from any of the three 3-pin connectors on my motherboard. Tried new fans, same story. Otherwise, my system works perfectly.
The fan connectors are probably dead. What ideas do you need?
You can check the leads with a voltmeter to see if anything is coming out. Other than that, just use the PSU power leads for your fans.
Seem to be having a few problems lately.
Just installed a new mobo Asus A8n-E and can't seem to figure the front usbs, I am not sure which plug goes where as the writing on the plugs bear no resemblance to the connectors on the mobo.
1 GRD black
2 GRD orange
3 GRD black
1 VCC red
2 VCC brown
Your sig states A+,I would think you could figure this out yourself.
On the backs of PC Monitors, I's seen the following connectors, as well as the typical HDMI one.
What are the differences, and usages, please ?
Hi all I m new to the forums So please be patient I Troubleshoot a lot of Laptops Now I already know that if the machine powers on but there is no video on the internal LCD to hook up and external monitor and if I get video the problem is some where between the onboard graphics adapter and that if there is no video on the external monitor that will tell me whether the onboard graphics have failed Here is my question and tell me Video Laptop Connectors if this makes any sense al all I have encountered laptops that do not have and Laptop Video Connectors form of video out My question is Lets say thatI have a known Laptop Video Connectors good LCD pulled from a laptop Is there available for purchase and adapter kit to be able to hook my known good LCD to many different manufacturers laptops for testing purposes Or is there some way I could build something like this myself Thanks in advance for and reply s nbsp
That is what the external monitor plug is on laptops.
Also any none CRT monitor is just an LCD screen.
If you were to take a modern LCD based monitor apart - and this is definitely NOT recommended - you would find a transformer and rectifier to drop the mains to 5v and 12v DC and a standard LCD panel that is likely to be common to many makes of Laptop as well as LCD monitors.
I ordered a case fan and it has two molex connectors, a male and a female. Is this just for convenience, or am I supposed to have both connected (because I don't have any of the male molex connectors in my entire PC).
I ordered what was supposed to be a female to female and male Y-splitter, and got a female to male-male.
I've been fiddling with the inside of my monitor, and was wondering if anybody knew the name of the connectors below, or the group they would belong to...
Any ideas welcome!!
I can't help with the connectors but I want to warn you, there are very dangerous voltages inside Monitors, especially CRT types, even when they are not powered you can get a nasty shock, if powered it can KILL, so please be careful.
If you don't know much about this I would STOP right now and put the case back together.