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I install a 3TB Segate HD in my expansion slot. Plug data co...

Q: I install a 3TB Segate HD in my expansion slot. Plug data co...

I plug data cord into the SATA 2 slot. When I turned on the computer the drive sshowed up that it was only 746.39GB. Does my mother board model MS-7613 (lona-GL8E) support a 3TB Sata HD. I'm just wanting to use the drive as storage.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-install-a-3TB-Segate-HD-in-my-expansion-slot-Plug-data/td-p/5797527
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I have an expansion slot, and I was wondering what goes in there? I know it's a stupid question, but I never hear much about it.
 

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I have a shared PCI/ISA slot on my MB. What (or better how) can I use this slot? I want to add a NIC for DSL but all my PCI's are in use by Firewire, SCSI, and sound cards? Can I use this shared slot for the NIC or swap out one of my others and use them in the shared??
Thanks for any help!
Bob
 

A:expansion slot

well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there

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Just remember, i could be wrong.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/expansion-slot.32775/
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A:Expansion Slot Screws

The Link below might be of some help

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Dear Community,
Do you guy knew if Dell E7250 is able to install ADDITIONAL ssd in M.2 Expansion Slots?
In the specification it's show there are free M.2 slot for WWAN or SSD.

If it's support what SSD M.2 model should i but 2242?

A:Dell E7250 SSD Expansion Slot

The additional slot referenced is in the E-dock expansion adapter - NOT the system.  The system takes only one internal M.2 drive.
If you have (or purchase) the E-dock port adapter, you'll have the additional M.2 slot.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19995625
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A:XC-704 Expansion Slot & Memory Upgrade

Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country.  With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit...  James

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There's a small expansion slot labelled PCIE1x1 next to the longer slot in which I've installed a graphics card.  What can the smaller one be used for?  Can it for example hold an SSD?  Thanks,Tom










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A:TC-705-EB53 expansion slot question

OK, Yes that is the one that I was Refering to...  There was some boards that could connect to that slot I don't see any ATM but they were non Controller systems Plug in and some would be found. Some wouldn't So I think they have done away with them... One with a Controller like the one in my picture here.... Can be used for SDD and also an extra HDD off it as well. They have others that are just SSD and some that have 2 spaces for SSD on the card but may not work for your space as they are longer cards. There are also some that offer SSD, SATA and exta ESata out the back... It is all up to what you want and how much you like to spend.  

http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/TC-705-EB53-expansion-slot-question/td-p/411193/jump-to/first-unread-message
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Here is a link to the barebone kit at Tigerdirect.com:
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A:will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

No. You need ddr2 memory.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-ddr-drimm-work-in-ddr2-dimm-expansion-slot.583293/
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A:PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
http://cgi.ebay.com/5-25-Multi-Func...in_0?hash=item3ef7fd3242&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-case-expansion-slot-extension-cable-array.857122/
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A:Opening the expansion slot ports on a Tower 3620.

When all else fails, read the manual (page 18-19).

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19984217
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A:Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer.  Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications.  In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W.  I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Thanks.
 

A:Simple question: Anything else plug into x16 slot besides vid?

I'm not aware of PCI-X 16 slots used for anything other than video. The bandwidth seems enormous. I am curious if these slots will be used in the future for data transfer like a parallel bus.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/simple-question-anything-else-plug-into-x16-slot-besides-vid.58883/
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It looks like taking it out of the case makes it show up in diskaprt.exe now and I'm trying to recover the files with segate recovery

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A:Sims 1 Livin' It Up expansion won't install?

It looks like two instances of the installation are clashing with one another.

Run the installation, replicate the problem then open up your Task Manager - You'll see the setup program running under the Applications tab. Right click the setup application and click 'go to process', this will highlight the setup process under the Processes tab. If there is any other instances of the process running it will be under the exact same process name.

If this is the case end one of them.

If not, it is another process is already running the expansion and the expansion itself is likely trying to repeat the execution. It might help to attempt to install it under Safe Mode (if this is possible). F8 is the key to boot in safe mode.

I hope this works for you.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-1-livin-it-up-expansion-wont-install.1049850/
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You might well have damaged your usb ports by doing that, you need a proper usb transfer cable to do the job properly, see link
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Article
 

A:7-Zip vulnerabilities prompt security scramble to plug data leaks

UDF and heap overflow... wow. Surprised they didn't sanitize their data properly till just now.

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A:Correct way to install a pci slot fan

If there is such a thing



larryiam said:



Oh i am going to get a pci slot fan to regulate the air around my very hot pci video card. It has a fan and heat sink but its very odd and makes fnny noises from time to time so im just waiting for it to quit. So what is the correct way to install a pci slot fan? and which is the best? as in a pci exhaust fan or a pci fan that regulates the air..Click to expand...

Follow the installation directions that come with it.
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One again : Read your motherboard manual. pci slots are for devices like
sound cards(not fans)

 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/correct-way-to-install-a-pci-slot-fan.107079/
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A:segate not showing up

The problem may be the USB controller itself, go to Device Manager and make sure all of your devices are installed including the USB controller and the Chipset Drivers, realistically any external USB drive will work as long as the local USB controller works.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/segate-not-showing-up.1143664/
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A:Can i install a AGP 2x Video Card Into a Agp 1x slot ??

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-install-a-agp-2x-video-card-into-a-agp-1x-slot.118001/
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A:Segate Hard drive not recognized

Typical sign of a failed/faulty HDD.

You can verify by testing the drive on another computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/segate-hard-drive-not-recognized.1097838/
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A:Segate ST3160812AS Wont boot on its own

Lol, sorry to hear about your problems. Make sure that your SATA is in your boot sequence (in bios). This way it detects your sata drive as a bootable device. If you already have it set up this way, check for any BIOS Updates from the MOBO manufacturer. Make sure to backup your bios before you flash your bios though.
 

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thanks

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A:windows 7 doesnt like my segate drive

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Thornton


when i have my drive plugged into my computer multiple things happen, A: trnd micro will be picky about their auto run services, B: my computer periodicaly wont hut down, it will stay on the "shutting down" screen for hours on end, and C: my computer says the device is working properly but when i go to my computer, it doesnt show up in the list and the progress bar inside the address bar will go astronomically slow to the point where i think its not moving, which is very well possible. i just need it working once so i can throw it in disk manager and re partition it. i have a feeling it will then work fine, but somthing is hosed in the auto run drivers


well i found out why it wasnt shutting down, segate is not ending the drivers services when windows is shutting down, i booted the drive in linux and it shows that it is constantly trying to perform actions even though it is fully loaded. so next question, drive, or drivers?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/segate-hard-drive-not-recognized-for-windows-7-64-bit.1097839/
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Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
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A:So if I plug my printer to my router will it be plug&play ?

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A:[SOLVED] Plug it in, plug it in...and media players

Media plugins allow the browser to play audio and video files in different formats on websites.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f131/solved-plug-it-in-plug-it-in-and-media-players-445171.html
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A:Could I change the plug into inch plug?

Hi, No, no need a transformer. Any tourist adapter will do the job.something similar to      Regards. 

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A:How do I plug an RGB plug into my Dell Laptop?

try unscrewing the screws from the cable if they are geting in the way.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-plug-an-rgb-plug-into-my-dell-laptop.909591/
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A:"Java plug-in 10.25.2 is not installed properly. Java plug-in detected JRE collision.

This seems to be a small bug found with the latest update. Could you please complete the manual uninstall steps listed here - How do I uninstall Java on my Windows computer ?

Upon removal, restart your machine and then download and install java from this link - Download Free Java Software

If for any reason the uninstall or install fails then simply run a system restore on your machine to a data when the problem did not occur. To do so follow this tutorial - System Restore - How to

Hope This Helps,
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kensington_Security_Slot
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kensington-slot-k-slot.656505/
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A:Can I do a clean install and still keep my data?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kaissiom


I'm currently using Win7 RC and have 4 internal HD's set up in RAID.

2 - 500GB drives in RAID 0
2 - 500GB drives in RAID 1

I use the RAID 1 drives for backup purposes only.

I have 3 partitions on Raid 0, named as follows: A:,B:,C:
I have the OS (Windows 7 RC) installed on C: partition and use the other two partitions for data.

Now that I will be moving the Full version soon, I will be doing a clean install.

Here's my question:
1. Can I just do a clean install on my C: partition of RAID 0 drives?


Yes, just select the C partition during the Clean install.







  
Quote: Originally Posted by kaissiom


2. Will that wipe out the data on the other partitions? If no, will that data be accessible after the clean install of the OS?


No, won't affect partitions A or B. All your data will be untouched and accessible.







  
Quote: Originally Posted by kaissiom


3. Will the install wipe out the data on RAID 1 drives? If no, will that data be accessible after the clean install of the OS?


It will only affect partition C. I would disconnect the RAID 1 array before you start.







  
Quote: Originally Posted by kaissiom


I built my system recently with brand new drives and Win7 RC. I installed the RAID driver and setup the RAID in bios before installing the current OS (software RAID?).

Please advice.

Thanks.


Hope this helps.

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One way or the other you first have to get your stuff out of the OS partition. The new installation will erase everything.

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A:Please Help! Lost data after re-install

A bit late now, but when you are re-installing Windows & you have several other hard drives connected, it's always advisable to remove/disconnect all of them except the one you are going to install Windows on (obviously).

Run the Error Checker on the other two drives to see if it detects & corrects any errors to the file system:
Right-click the drive and choose "Properties"
Click the "Tools" tab
Click "Check Now"
Tick both tick-boxes
Click "Start"
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-help-lost-data-after-re-install.1029661/
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Just connect the drives to sata data and power, boot the system.

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Camner, welcome to the windows 7 forum.

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Clear as mud?

Rich

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A:Install new data from backup cd

Drag and drop from the CD to wherever you want to put the files via Windoze Explorer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/install-new-data-from-backup-cd.372612/
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I would recommend using the Transfer Wizard from the 7 installation disc. It can easily be customized to pick up exactly what you want moved - it got me completely moved from Vista to 7 in an afternoon - without fuss.

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Let's see if I understand correctly....you installed XP and the result was a request for a pasword which you say doesn't work.

<<i installed a fresh OS without formatting the harddrive...>>

You have more than 1 hard drive installed? I guess I don't see how you could do a new install, if you don't.

Before we go any further...system manufacturer and model?

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