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What hardware would you replace first?

Q: What hardware would you replace first?

Hi guys Taking a tip from Acrobat s stellar post I am going to try to format my first post much the same I should point out that some of the information herein is stuff I know directly some is stuff I have learned through careful study online concerning crashes and some is reported by a local tech support guy who has spent hours and hours with me trying to diagnose and repair this problem I am NOT schooled in computer science I know maybe a little bit more than the average customer or computer user nothing more The Good Motherboard ASUS A N-SLI Deluxe VGA EVGA GF GT -P -N -TX POWER SUPPLY ANTEC TP - EPS V CPU AMD ATHLON P CORSAR D Mx TWINX - XL SANDISK M FLDRV hardware first? replace would you What SDCZ - -A R FD MB MITSUMI FA A M HD GB WD WD JD MB SATA KB amp MS LOGITECH What hardware would you replace first? CRDLS INTERNET PRO MNTR SMSNG quot LCD msDVI T DVD-ROM SONY X DDU B s BK DVD -RW X SONY DWQ A SW What hardware would you replace first? OEM SOUND BLASTER AUDIGY ZS PLTM RTL CPU FAN What hardware would you replace first? AMD SILENTBOOST K A RT Replaced under warranty several months ago with a better one LOGITECH THX Z- e SPEAKERS CASE THERMALTAKE VA BWA RT This computer is used largely for CAD as well as photo manipulation and post-processing I also have played HalfLife on it frequently with no problems since I bought it in Oct of Like Acrobat everything is at its stock speed Nothing has ever been overclocked Windows XP Professional - Service pack The Bad Several weeks ago I began enjoying what appeared to be random BSOD s which never occured at startup but seemed to occur after an extended period of work time and or having multiple applications going at the same time When they first started I had automatic restart enabled so I was only briefly able to read the blue screen info however it was enough to catch various phrases such as BAD POOL HEADER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL and such suggestions as checking and or updating BIOS According to some professionals these errors were occuring either because of driver conflicts or a physical failure of some part of the hardware I ran every basic diagnostic check one can do virus scans windows updates device manager conflicts malware spyware scans everything I ran Memtest for passes several times and it found no errors While I was researching diagnosis and repair options I suffered an overnight BSOD which resulted in an inability to boot up Windows at all I would get through the DOS startup screens the black Windows startup would launch with the progress bar it would get through about two iterations and everything would shut down even the signal to the monitor would cut off Yikes Called in my tech friend we were able to secure my critical information via booting up with Linux Knoppix on a CD and then moving stuff over to an external hard drive With my drawings and other files safe we first Checked all connections Everything was tight and fine At this point it became known that the hard drives were plugged in for RAID array rather than SATA I didn t specify a RAID d sytem at purchase but I guess it was an oversight-- not sure if this has anything to do with the crashes ultimately occuring just stating what was found The system worked great for over a year in this configuration They were plugged into the black connections from the red and we moved on Ran CHKDSK Multiple errors were found and repaired on both drives PSU was observed to be rock solid and putting out voltages well within acceptable parameters He tried various options at repairing Windows XP via the restoration DVD which came with the system when it shipped none of which worked So a total reinstall was started CHKDSK ran for a LONG time over several hours before re-installation occurred During installation from the DVD a pop up requested Please insert Floppy Disk Nvidia Network Bus Installation Disk which of course I didn t have My computer manufacturer s Tech Support said that after installation I should go to the motherboard s website and download the latest drivers He gave me the motherboard s model A N-SLI DELUXE socket I downloaded and installed with no problems if you can call successfully navigating Asus s Byzantine download section of their website no problem System seemed to be stable I rebooted a dozen times or so with no problems so we updated every Windows update that was suggested reinstalled my drafting program and I pressed on The Ugly While the system is certainly more stable I am still getting the odd BSOD with messages like but not limited to STOP X E X X F XF C B C X WIN K SYS- ADDRESS BF BASE AT BF DATESTAMP A I have yet to install any of my other software such as Photoshop and Sketchup for fear of causing another horrendous crash I also set CHKDSK to run a full scan repair at each morning s reboot From what I ve read these wonky symptoms could arguably be the fault of one of my pieces of hardware going bad Bearing in mind that Memtest did not find any errors at all I m wondering just what the heck to do next I just want my old stable and fun to use system back I m not a CS major or professional the amount of time I ve spent on this is just staggering really-- I m sincerely hoping someone can make some suggestions as to what the next steps should be to resolve my problems Thanks a lot for everyone s time who reads and responds it s appreciated Dave nbsp

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A: What hardware would you replace first?

Great post.

Go HERE and follow the instructions. See if that helps at all.

If it doesn`t attach 5 or 6 of your latest minidumps and we`ll see what we can come up with.

It might also be a good idea to physically disconnect anything not required to run your system and see if it becomes stable. if it does, then adding one thing at a time and testing, may reveal the culprit, if it`s hardware related.

Regards Howard

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A:Replace All Hardware Question.

http://www.sharkyextreme.com/hardware/reviews/systems/dell_p4_thx/index.shtml
An old review of the 8100. Sounds like a top of the line back in '01. If you'll post the exact problems with it, someone maybe be able to help you get it running without a lot of expense.
 

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A:Replace the power jack or replace the adapter?

AND/OR inside the case the the jack is soldered directly to the motherboard. Is also possible that
1) It's already cracked
2) If not yet, it's gonna crack

So look to see what connection looks like between power jack and motherboard, If you feel u wanna/can re-solder yourself or the typically price to redo the whole power thing seems to run $125 parts/labor/warranty if you take it somewhere. So how much is it all worth to you?
 

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A:Find & Replace (but Replace in a different Column)

see attached. But actually getting that data back to the table, if that is what you want, is a bit trickier.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/find-replace-but-replace-in-a-different-column.709333/
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It looks like there should be a simple answer

Can anyone help? I swear I didnt change anything.

A:How can I 'Copy and Replace' not 'Move and Replace'.

Hi,
Have you ever tried right click drag and drop ?
There will be a list option after you drop,
Cheers.

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A:Need a robust text find and replace utility - Like Ecobyte Replace Text 2.2 but not

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A:To replace or not to replace.. that is the question.

Hi and welcome to Techspot!!

Test the RAM sticks individually. One of them might be bad. You can use Memtest86 to try them out.

Also, try them in different memory slots. That sometimes helps.

Regards :wave:

BTW, Great thread title
 

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A:Random Hardware Remove/Hardware Insert sounds causing major problems

Hello Duke1401.
Could you please give details of any USB Devices you may have inserted?

Thanks,
Jordan

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A:Solved: HELP? Hardware Malfunction - Call your Hardware Vendor for Support - Parity Check

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A:Hardware Wizard Wants To Setup Unknown Hardware

You might want to look at the Device Manager to see what type of device it is listed under. To access this follow these instructions:

Right Click MY COMPUTER
Select PROPERTIES
Click HARDWARE tab
Select DEVICE MANAGER
See what the Device Manager recognizes the device as.
Go to Dell.com and seach up the drivers for your computer.
If nothing else works, try installing all the drivers, Windows will tell you if the driver will work or not. Good luck and post results plz.

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A:Computer Hardware [moved to Hardware>Building]

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A:Network hardware does the job for internet hardware?

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A:possible hardware issue...[moved from hardware]

just curious how is this an win XP issue when I am not even getting to the point of installing?

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A:New Hardware Found but no new hardware added please help.

Does anybody know what's going on?
 

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A:Possible hardware failure-screen?mobo?-videocard?-Help please+hardware failure?!

You might try re-seating your video card. AGP cards tend to be a bit tricky; even a small point of non-contact can create havoc. If you have access to another video card, you can try swapping video cards and see if the problem goes away. I suppose cable connections are also a possibility, although I have never seen the symptoms you describe with a loose cable.

Are you able to boot into Windoze (sorry, I couldn't tell for sure from your post)? If so, any video-related problems there?

Hope this helps.
 

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FYI : Spyware Begone - is rogueware or known to be rogureware in the past. http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

This may be a question for the Windows Forum????

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Welcome to SF.

I have seen new hardware identified as a result of updating the bios.

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I believe that that MB only supports P4's. I have a box full of them in my shop. If you want, i can check and see if I have a replacement in working order for you. IF..I do, you are welcomed to it.
 

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Hello Stan, and welcome to Eight Forums.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-to-replace-ram.943822/
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Originally Posted by prissyellowsmom


I Don't Have A Disc For Installing Windows Xpi Have Windows Xp Pro On My Dell Laptop Now. I Just Don't Like It. How Can I Go To Xp Without A Disc? Thanks





Hello prissyellowsmom, Welcome to TSF!

Without a Retail version of a Windows? XP Home? SP2 CD, there is absolutely nothing you can do.
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Sorry there's no magical cure.

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A:replace psu fan?

If you want the power you are going to have to put up with the noise , and the heat . the pentioms caust whay more then the athalons but the one biggy is heat . you gotta cool the **** outa those athalons .
 

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A:Replace new PSU?

If I remember, it is not all that good.
 

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It is a plug/socket connection isn't it ?
 

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A:replace HDD

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A:Do i need to replace the fan????

Which fan?

If its the power supply fan, its essential. If you cook the power supply, the HP only replacements are very expensive, and standard ones usually do not fit.
 

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A:Replace hdd with SDD

See the following video list for removal and replacement of the hard disk. ( hard drive assembly)http://h20574.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=10862166&MEID=9E11075D-744F-4986-ACA1-547A14CA1B03 What you will need is a SATA mobile 2.5" SSD to replace the legacy spinner hard wisk with. I highly recommend that you replace it by cloning the current disk to the new one.  That is the simplest method. See the sticky I created  in this section  of the forum for details on how that is done.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/How-to-upgrade-your-notebook-to-a-SATA-2-5-quot-SSD/td-p/4563352/jump-to/first-unread-message An SSD of 256 GB or higher capacity is recommended as a replacement for the legacy hard disk currently installed. An SSD of 256 GB or higher capacity will allow for use of the Recovery media that you created with the HP Recovery Media Creator utility. See the following links at NewEgg.com to see what will work. You can only use SATA, SATAII and SATAIII interface SSD disks. None of the other interface types are compatible with your notebook's systemboard and BIOS !!! http://www.newegg.com/Internal-SSDs/SubCategory/ID-636?Tid=11693  

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A:Had To Replace The Hdd And Os......

What is the URL? Does the bank's webpage require Java?

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A:Anyway to fix/replace?

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A:Do I need to replace my CPU?

Spobot Killed the Computer in the Den with the Fireplace Poker

This isn't "Clue" we're paying, you say?

Spybot uses 100% of the CPU. Your box could be entering thermal cutoff.
Use canned air to clean out the CPU/ heatsink, and just for good measure the rest of the insides as well.
Find out if your board has hardware monitoring and find what the critical zone temperatures are. You may have to install either the board manufacturers monitoring software or a utility like "Speedfan', available here at Techspot.
 

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A:Cannot replace HDD on TC-605

What operating system came pre-installed on your computer when you bought it? What operating system were you using when you had problems and had to replace your HDD? What BIOS version are you using? What recovery media did you insert in to the USB drive or DVD? Did you create the recovery media by using the link below? http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/29934/related/1/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNDY3MTQ5NjU...  Or did you purchase the recovery media from Acer? http://us-store.acer.com/erecovery/rcd/ Or are you using vanilla Windows 8.1 or Windows 10? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15088/windows-create-installation-media https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10/ Or are you using Windows 7?

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A:had to replace the HDD now no 128 bit SSL

have you ticked the box alongside it's entry and then clicked apply at the bottom
if you have run
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A:What should I replace?

For what it will cost you to upgrade it to play games, I would just suggest saving for a new computer.

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Third, you would want to upgrade to 4GB of RAM.

And then to support it all, you'd likely need a new power supply.

So like I said...your best option would be to clean that up, sell it, and buy a new computer when you get the money.
 

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A:Replace or not replace?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by PwnFrnzy


Hello, I'm looking for advice on what I should do with my old machine here, I want better performance out of it and I have a slightly more modern motherboard that I pulled from a system that once ran Vista.

Current Motherboard:
Type: Intel J2E1
CPU: Intel Celeron 2.80GHz Northwood 0.13um Technology
Chipset: Intel 845G (64MB Graphics Memory)
RAM: 1GB DDR @ 133MHz (2-3-3-6)

Replacement Canidate:
Type: SY-K7VME
CPU: AMD Athlon 2.00GHz 2600
Graphics: nVidia GeForce 6200 128MB AGP
RAM: Will be useing same RAM

Will the replacement make my system perform better, or should I stick with my current setup and wait until I get the money for a new system?


what on earth do you plan to accomplish with but a single gigabyte of ram, and at 133(sic)MHz to boot!!

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A:should i replace my HD?

I don`t think you should replace you hard drive just yet.

The fact that you`re getting lots of different stop messages, could be a symptom of faulty ram.

Download the memtest86+ programme from www.memtest.org.

If you don`t have a floppy drive, there is an iso version that you can burn to cd, and then boot from that.

Let the programme run for at least seven passes.

Regards Howard
 

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A:Replace Dll?

Quote:





Originally Posted by feddup


Periodically I'll get a "C++ runtime error" message and an App will have to close. The it drops to the desktop. Under administrative tools > Event viewer the message seems to point to ntdll.dll version 5.1.2600.2180 . That file seems to be a protected file. Does anyone know the procedure to repair or replace this file?




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A:Replace Win 8.1 with Win 7

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A:Trying to replace PSU

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A:What to replace?

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A:How do I Remove Win NT and replace with Win 95.

Don't use the NT setup disks to boot the PC. Go to a Win98 PC and create a boot disk and also put format.com and fdisk.exe on it. Boot to that disk, change to the A: prompt and type fdisk and enter. Select delete partition....option 4 I believe, then select delete Non-DOS partition if it is an NTFS partition...confirm the deletion and esc to the A: prompt again. Reboot to the disk and change o the A: prompt and type in FDISK....select option one to create a partition....confirm the creation and reboot. Now you should be able to boot to the disk and either run format C: /s from the boot disk or use a Win98 setup disk to begin the installation. I don't have the link for a good boot disk with CD-ROM support, but there is plenty of info out there to tell you how....google will give you all the links you could want
 

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A:Replace Pentium 4 CPU

That board supports Prescott CPU's but it may require a BIOS update.

http://www.asus.com/999/html/events/...e/overview.htm

A Prescott will run hotter, need decent cooling, and consume more power.

It might help if you had the precise Intel part numbers (eg; SL76Y format).

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A:Envy 4 HDD replace to SSD

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A:How do I replace Notepad?

Why you need the notepad name? I suppose you could simply rename the file notepad.exe to notepad2.exe and then rename the other text editor to notepad.exe, but I don't know why you would want to do that?
 

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A:Replace heatsink fan?

Standard case fans are 80mm X 80mm x 20mm. An 80mm fan will do you no good if you seek to replace a 60mm fan. A 60mm fan may work provided your heatsink has standard mounting brackets. However, be advised this will cause your cpu to rise in temperature (most likely) if the fan is slower.

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A:Want to replace RAM modules

You now appear to have 2 sticks of Corsair PC3-10600 (1333); DDR 3, 4 gb per stick; 1.5 volts; unbuffered. Should be 240 pin.

I've never heard of some of those brands at the link you supplied.

I downloaded the qualified memory list for you motherboard from here:

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+ - GA-78LMT-USB3 (rev. 4.1)

Your board supports dual channel DDR3.

Every stick on the list is 8 GB. No 4 GB sticks are listed.

Normally, your best move would be to get two 4 GB sticks and run them in dual channel mode--but no 4 GB sticks are on the list.

So, you can get a single 8 GB stick that is on the list or take a small chance and get two 4 GB sticks that are not on the list. If you get a single 8 GB stick, it will run in single channel and you will suffer a very small performance hit.

Which to do is kinda your choice.

Using strictly those from the vendor you linked:

http://mdcomputers.in/products/memor...1a1600c11.html

above is a single 4 gb stick of CORSAIR RAM VALUE 4GB DDR3 1600FSB CMV4GX3M1A1600C11; it's 1.5 volts.

I'd be pretty sure 2 of these would work to give you 8 GB total in dual channel mode.

http://mdcomputers.in/products/memor...1a1600c11.html

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