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Hard drive and cdrom have power but aren't working

Q: Hard drive and cdrom have power but aren't working

I just installed a new motherboard power supply cpu etc I ve done this many times before and am quite perplexed at why my hard drive is not running My cdrom has the light on is getting power but it s not blinking Usually when this happens it s aren't and Hard power drive working have but cdrom because I ve gotten the IDE cable wacky in the wrong direction but I ve checked these things over and over My new cpu is working as is its fan and the power supply fan is also running I ve plugged in everything the way I always do but am getting nowhere but frustrated The reason I replaced these things was Hard drive and cdrom have power but aren't working because I got this static when I turned on my computer and it wouldn t boot Originally I unplugged the floppy and the static stopped and it worked for a couple of hours So logically I thought of the power supply Put that in still got the static so figured it was the connector on the motherboard So I ordered the new motherboard with the proper cpu fan and it all seems to be alive except my hard drive isn t running it does have heat warmth from the power however I m trying to be specific enough for you to help me Thank you so much in advance Sincerely Meli nbsp

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A:Inspiron 5759 power/hard drive/battery light not working?

If you haven't found the answer to your question then this should help you.
Hold down the "Fn" key which is in between the Ctrl & Windows Key then press the "H" key.  This action will be required each time you re-boot the computer.

Don

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19669037
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A:cdrom drive not working!

I found two files that are named deamon tools and deamon pro on my c drive. i misspelled deamon when i searched earlier. if i delete these files will that clear up my issue?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cdrom-drive-not-working.936679/
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can't get to bios screen to set boot order.Click to expand...

But does the BIOS detect the new CD/DVD drive?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/install-new-hard-drive-without-cdrom.1020137/
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Sorry, not much good on restore type problems but curious

I take it your trying to use a gateway restore cd, is this correct.
Did you set the jumper on the new hard drive to master and format it.

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A:Reformatted my hard drive and deleted CDRom by mistake

You can't delete the CD-ROM drive, well you can but just reboot and it'll come back automatically. Can you provide more details on what you did, if it shows up in your BIOS, in Device Manager, or in My Computer. Also let us know if there are any errors listed for the CD-ROM drive or other devices in Device Manager. Also what is the exact make and model of your computer and what version of Windows did you reinstall.
 

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A:Reformated my hard drive, the computer will not load games disks, in cdrom.

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A:CDROM drive will not read new cdrom

Welcome to TSG!!

Was it like this from the repair shop? If so, return to them with a request for a fully functioning machine, as you were expecting one after paying them for their services.

If this came about since then, let us know. There are various things to try. (One might be to pop open the case and be sure the cable(s) didn't fall off in transport.) Can you see it in BIOS?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cdrom-drive-will-not-read-new-cdrom.1020048/
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A:Power plan settings aren't persistent

Hello Goob, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I've had this happen to me on my laptop a few times as well. It seems to be either happening after a graphics driver update, or after some unknown Windows Update that seems to reset this setting.

You might check your Windows Updates history to see if something has been installed when it happens next to see if you notice the same thing or not.

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Do you have any bloatware of third party programs that might be set to mess with screen settings?

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Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back the results.
Please indicate what message was displayed at the end:

Windows found no integrity violations

OR

Corrupt files were found, and windows was unable to fix them.

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Proxy
 

A:looking for: power less hard drive

Hi,

Western Digital and Hitachi both have a range of hard drives that are USB powered and could suit.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_ss...rn+Digital+Passport+Hard+drive&Go.x=6&Go.y=11

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hth

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/looking-for-power-less-hard-drive.563381/
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A:Power IDE hard drive with USB

You will need a device which is able to provide the power. It is designed to expect certain connetions to those points on the IDE device
Or you can put it in a USB external enclosure, once it is formatted and working properly.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/power-ide-hard-drive-with-usb.149829/
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A:hard drive power

It's called the circuitboard. To replace it you will need to take the circuitboard from another identical hard disk, they just screw on and are easy enough to swap. It might be easier to get someone to solder the +5V connector back, though.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-drive-power.368759/
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A:Cd's aren't working!

Hi Claudia, welcome to TSG....

I'll move this to the hardware forum....

What's the history of the cdrom, has it ever worked, has it been cleaned lately?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cds-arent-working.55582/
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A:Hard drive or power supply?

I'd put money on a software problem. Is there anything specific that causes the lockups? Like opening a browser or running a game? Without a specific trigger for an error it's harder to troubleshoot. Two things you can try: first is safe mode. This will load generic drivers so you might quickly identify if it's software or hardware. Use your error trigger if you've got one. Once you've done that, you can move on. Second is identifying the offending driver or component. For software, you must uninstall drivers one at a time. I'd start with simple stuff like mice and sound. Reboot after each uninstall, and again, use the trigger. For hardware you've got to physically remove things one at a time. Same deal, reboot after each, until you've defined the problem.

One more thing, have a look at the event viewer. right click my computer, select manage, and it should be there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-drive-or-power-supply.284442/
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A:New Hard Drive, Old Power Supply help

You need this adapter.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...01002&Tpk=4+pin+molex+to+sata+power+connector
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-hard-drive-old-power-supply-help.611091/
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Hi Labjohnny, please go here:

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SATA drives have no slave or master designation, and no need to set jumpers.
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http://www.satacables.com/html/molex-to-sata-power-15-pin-ada.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/2nd-hard-drive-power-cables.873405/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/enough-power-for-terrabyte-hard-drive.897369/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-my-external-hard-drive-has-no-power.1043838/
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Most HD's are not swap'able into other systems as the Primary, or C: drive. They can be attached as a slave drive, or on the secondary controller. So if you do have access to another PC, put the drive in as a slave to the current master. Then you can copy off any data you want....that's not corrupted.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-drive-recovery-when-pc-will-not-power-on.556308/
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A:Maxtor Hard Drive - no power!

What Model Maxtor External is this? I had a Maxtor PS3000 die on me, it turned out to the electronics in the enclosure died but the drive itself was fine. Ended up installing it interrnal in one of my systems.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/maxtor-hard-drive-no-power.916694/
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A:Speakers aren't working

Why not start with some details about the configuration? Also, did you try plugging earphones in the speaker jack to see if it's the computer or the speakers? I'd do that before I bought new speakers!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/speakers-arent-working.691053/
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Hi ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Is your issue just related to Youtube ? ...

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/376136-colors-arent-working.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f131/browsers-arent-working-802410.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/speakers-arent-working.896694/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/speakers-arent-working.595177/
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vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/why-arent-my-usb-ports-working.801931/
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There can be many explanations for this, probably most commonly a virus of some sort. Or, there might be a problem within your computer, depending on how everything is connected. If it becomes necessary, you may need to bring it into a repair shop.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/usb-ports-arent-working-221349.html
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Hello,

Do I understand correctly that those keys are not detected correctly at all?

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"Chrome" is a Google browserhttp://www.google.com/chrome/index.html?hl...p;utm_medium=ha

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/215310/some-shortcuts-arent-working/
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I'm using a store brand of DVDRW.Click to expand...

Always buy quality media. Store brands usually aren't. Also, DVDRW media, isn't very reliable. Use DVD-R as you listed in the title of the thread. You can try this, but I don't think it's gonna fix your problem. I think your problem is the media you used.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-r-disks-arent-working.547886/
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Welcome to TSF....

What is the make and model of computer?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/my-usb-ports-arent-working-298984.html
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A:icon pix aren't working

Hi,
 
Try clearing and rebuilding the Icon Cache
 
Open an elevated command prompt in Windows 7http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-elevated-command-prompt/
or
Open an elevated command prompt in Windows 8http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/open-an-elevated-command-prompt-in-windows-8/

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Section A.
ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache <Enter>
 
taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F <Enter>
 
DEL "%localappdata%\IconCache.db" /A <Enter>
 
shutdown /r /f /t 00 <Enter>
 
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A:My stereoboxes aren't working

My boxes are working again
I just turned on my computer and they were functioning!
Sorry for being paranoid

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/29883/my-stereoboxes-arent-working/
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A:Why softwares aren't working?

Software makers have got to rewrite their code to make it work with Vista. Keep checking the maker of the software websites for Vista updates.
Raj

http://www.vistax64.com/software/113916-why-softwares-arent-working.html
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A:My USB ports aren't working...PLEASE HELP!

Try the device manager. See if any errors are logged against any usb entries. If there are, then try reinstalling the usb drivers, there should be an option with the device propities somewhere.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-usb-ports-arent-working-please-help.795244/
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A:Hard drive and cd drive stopped working after file transfer

I'm not a 100% sure but I'm suspecting you power supply. Anybody else go a thought?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/hard-drive-and-cd-drive-stopped-working-after-file-transfer-498489.html
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A:ASUS Probe says Chassis and Power fans aren't running, AIDA detects one fan

it is possible that your fans are not conencted with the motherboard. to acertain whether there is a cooling problem, check your cpu and gpu temps. also, this problem could be caused by a failing PSU.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/asus-probe-says-chassis-and-power-fans-arent-running-aida-detects-one-fan.35220/
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A:Hard drive just keeps working and working - I'm I infected?

Unless mistaken, you should have just done some online scans which didnt find much.

Your log appears clean & I think your hard drive's workings are the cause of Windows indexing service.
More info here > http://www.theeldergeek.com/indexing_service.htm

Malware usually aren't the noisy type..lol

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/hard-drive-just-keeps-working-and-working-im-i-infected-71892.html
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A:hard drive size and power supply

I doubt the difference between a new 7200 and old 5400 RPM hard drive is more then a few watts. The size, or capacity, of the drive has no impact as far as I know. If you are replacing an existing drive with a new drive then there will be no issue power wise. Even if you add a second drive I doubt you'll have a problem. I worked on many Optiplex systems and never had a problem adding a second drive or replacing the existing drive.

Now replacing a power supply in a Optiplex is hard er as most will not acommodate a standard ATX power supply.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-drive-size-and-power-supply.337013/
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I am running Xp and was formatting a sata hard drive (320g) in an external case when stupid me tripped on the cable and pulled the power to the computer.

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went to control panel -> Admin Tools -> Computer Mang -> Disk Mang and can see the drive there but says it is a removeable drive and will not allow me to partition or reformat (no options given) just to rename/label

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A:Formatting Hard Drive, Power Interrupted Help

Remove the drive from it's enclosure and install internally in your PC then use Disk Management utility to set up the drive as a Basic Disk, Partition and format it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/formatting-hard-drive-power-interrupted-help.826159/
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A:no power to keyboard, fans, or hard drive

please read the guides before posting common questions.

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic55506.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/no-power-to-keyboard-fans-or-hard-drive.82899/
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A:hard drive power but nothings load

Go to Start/Search and type chkdsk C: /R and press enter. Now type a Y and reboot the computer. the Check Disk utility will run at next boot up and try and fix any file errors.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/hard-drive-power-but-nothings-load-567974.html
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A:Hard drive issues after power outage

Gotta get a UPS my friend... save yourself a lot of hassle.

If the drive was busy at the time the power was cut, the filesystem could be corrupted. My recommendation is to use any recovery software that was bundled with the drive. If this isn't available I would try the drive on another system, perhaps one with a different OS. If you still can't get it working, try downloading the interface drivers from the manufacturer and install them manually. As a last resort you can consult tech support directly but if you don't have any luck, you may be looking at a worse scenario I'm afraid.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hard-drive-issues-after-power-outage.185099/
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A:Need power cord for seagate ext hard drive

Have you tried going through Seagate?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-power-cord-for-seagate-ext-hard-drive.756058/
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A:Hard drive power cable issue

A 2.5 inch drive only uses the red and black as they run on 5v this means they can be plugged into the USB and ran from the 5v on the USB bus, the yellow wires carry the 12v needed for 3.5 inch drives.

However 2.5 inch drives very rarely have jumpers on them (some do and they are tiny little things) this means the PC would only see it as Master, so bear that in mind when adding any other drives especially those that require the master to be set to have a slave or else it wont work properly.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hard-drive-power-cable-issue.119215/
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I've tried with three molex-sata adapters now and none of them will make it work, so I was wondering if it is likely that the new adapter has ruined my hard drive? If not then any tips for fixing it?

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A:The computer will not power on after a new hard drive was installed.

Does it power on if you disconnect the drive?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/the-computer-will-not-power-on-after-a-new-hard-drive-was-installed.1038684/
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Oh god someone PLEASE help me Certain websites aren't working for me via Fx amp IE but they are working for others In fact I had just installed AVG thought that was part of the problem amp uninstalled it I'm going back to Anti Vir but it's still a problem Some sites aren't loading at all others certain buttons click others just act as dead links amp yes I did reboot when I uninstalled AVG I have other issues too but that may be an OS problem I have to find someone to help me troubleshoot the other problems I hope you find something in here Thank youMichelleDeckard's System Scanner v Run by Michelle on - - Computer is in Normal Mode ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point -- Last Restore Point s -- - - UTC - RP - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point - - UTC - RP - Removed AVG Free - - UTC - RP - Installed AVG Free - - UTC - RP - Avira AntiVir Personal - Properly Aren't Browsers My Working Help, - - UTC - RP - Software Distribution Service -- First Restore Point -- - - Help, My Browsers Aren't Working Properly UTC - RP - Installed iTunesBacked up registry hives Performed disk cleanup -- HijackThis run as Michelle exe --------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Boot mode NormalRunning processes C WINDOWS System smss exeC WINDOWS system winlogon exeC WINDOWS system services exeC WINDOWS system lsass exeC WINDOWS system Ati evxx exeC WINDOWS system svchost exeC WINDOWS System svchost exeC WINDOWS Help, My Browsers Aren't Working Properly system brsvc a exeC WINDOWS system brss a exeC WINDOWS Help, My Browsers Aren't Working Properly system spoolsv exeC WINDOWS system Ati evxx exeC WINDOWS Explorer EXEC Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exeC WINDOWS ATKKBService exeC Program Files Bonjour mDNSResponder exeC Program Files Carbonite Carbonite Backup carboniteservice exeC Program Files NVIDIA Corporation NetworkAccessManager Apache Group Apache bin apache exeC Program Files Google Common Google Updater GoogleUpdaterService exeC Program Files NVIDIA Corporation NetworkAccessManager bin nSvcLog exeC WINDOWS system HPZipm exeC WINDOWS system PSIService exeC Program Files ICQLite ICQLite exeC WINDOWS system svchost exeC Program Files NVIDIA Corporation NetworkAccessManager Apache Group Apache bin apache exeC Program Files eFax Messenger J GDllCmd exeC WINDOWS System spool DRIVERS W X fppdis a exeC Program Files eFax Messenger J GDllCmd exeC Program Files HP HP Software Update HPWuSchd exeC WINDOWS Samsung PanelMgr ssmmgr exeC Program Files Simpleology simpleology Wimiki simpleology Wimiki exeC Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exeC Program Files Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition Apps apdproxy exeC Program Files Java jre bin jusched exeC Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exeC Program Files Carbonite Carbonite Backup CarboniteUI exeC Program Files Google Gmail Notifier gnotify exeC WINDOWS System vssvc exeC Program Files Shelltoys Personal Assistant assistant exeC Program Files SUPERAntiSpyware SUPERAntiSpyware exeC Program Files Yahoo Messenger YahooMessenger exeC WINDOWS system dllhost exeC Program Files SysSense SysSense exeC WINDOWS system dllhost exeC WINDOWS system ctfmon exeC WINDOWS system wscntfy exeC Program Files eFax Messenger J GTray exeC Program Files iPod bin iPodService exeC Program Files eFax Messenger J GTray exeC Program Files HP Digital Imaging bin hpqtra exeC Program Files WinZip WZQKPICK EXEC Program Files HP Digital Imaging bin hpqSTE exeC WINDOWS system wuauclt exeC WINDOWS system NOTEPAD EXEC WINDOWS system notepad exeC Program Files Mozilla Thunderbird thunderbird exeC Program Files Microsoft Office OFFICE WINWORD EXEC Program Files Adobe Re... Read more

A:Help, My Browsers Aren't Working Properly

Oops, I guess there were 2 docs, here's the other one...Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------Microsoft Windows XP Professional (build 2600) SP 3.0Architecture: X86; Language: EnglishCPU 0: Intel® Core™2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHzPercentage of Memory in Use: 57%Physical Memory (total/avail): 2046.48 MiB / 876.17 MiBPagefile Memory (total/avail): 3939.16 MiB / 2947.32 MiBVirtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1899.59 MiBA: is Removable (FAT)C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 60.55 GiB total, 44.49 GiB free. D: is Fixed (NTFS) - 58.59 GiB total, 54.93 GiB free. E: is Fixed (NTFS) - 67.17 GiB total, 53.98 GiB free. I: is Removable (FAT)J: is Removable (No Media)K: is Removable (No Media)L: is Removable (No Media)Z: is CDROM (No Media)\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST3200826AS - 186.31 GiB - 3 partitions \PARTITION0 (bootable) - Installable File System - 60.55 GiB - C: \PARTITION1 - Installable File System - 58.59 GiB - D: \PARTITION2 - Installable File System - 67.17 GiB - E:\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE1 - Generic STORAGE DEVICE USB Device - 54.91 MiB - 1 partition \PARTITION0 (bootable) - MS-DOS V4 Huge - 61.11 MiB - I:\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE2 - Generic STORAGE DEVICE USB Device\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE3 - Generic STORAGE DEVICE USB Device\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE4 - Generic STORAGE DEVICE USB Device-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------AUOptions is scheduled to auto-install.-- Environment Variables -------------------------------------------------------ALLUSERSPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\All UsersAPPDATA=C:\Documents and Settings\Michelle\Application DataCLASSPATH=.;C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\lib\ext\QTJava.zipCLIENTNAME=ConsoleCommonProgramFiles=C:\Program Files\Common FilesCOMPUTERNAME=MICHELLE-E1D0D2ComSpec=C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exeFP_NO_HOST_CHECK=NOHOMEDRIVE=C:HOMEPATH=\Documents and Settings\MichelleLOGONSERVER=\\MICHELLE-E1D0D2NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS=2OS=Windows_NTPath=C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox;C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem;C:\WINDOWS\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0;C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel;C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTSystem;C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTSystem\PATHEXT=.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.PSC1PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE=x86PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER=x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6, GenuineIntelPROCESSOR_LEVEL=6PROCESSOR_REVISION=0f06ProgramFiles=C:\Program FilesPROMPT=$P$GQTJAVA=C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\lib\ext\QTJava.zipRNLOG_BASEKEY=Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer\6.0\Preferences\BrowserRecordPluginLogSESSIONNAME=ConsoleSystemDrive=C:SystemRoot=C:\WINDOWSTEMP=C:\DOCUME~1\Michelle\LOCALS~1\TempTMP=C:\DOCUME~1\Michelle\LOCALS~1\TempUSERDOMAIN=MICHELLE-E1D0D2USERNAME=MichelleUSERPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\Michellewindir=C:\WINDOWS-- User Profiles ---------------------------------------------------------------Michelle (admin)Administrator (new local, admin)Guest.MICHELLE-E1D0D2 (new local, guest)-- Add/Remove Programs --------------------------------------------------------- --> C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|6.0 --> C:\Program Files\Installshield Installation Information\{CA255F44-B057-4428-BBE6-50C5022A23C8}\QBReplace... Read more

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I have the Philips MMS205 which consists of 4 satellite speakers and a subwoofer. My sound card is a Soundblaster Live! X-Gamer. My satellites are properly hooked up to the subwoofer. The line IN on the subwoofer is connected to the line OUT on the computer, and the surround IN is connected to the Rear OUT on the computer. However, the problem is that only ONE of the satelites and the subwoofer are working, the other three satelites are not emitting any sounds. Please reply if you know what is wrong and/or what i can try. Thanks.
 

A:satellite speakers aren't working

1) Can you try the speakers on another computer? They may be bad.

2) Try the front out to the surround speakers and see if they both work.

This should pin the problem down.

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A:IE9 submit buttons aren't working

Is Java enabled? Up to date?

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A:Things aren't working anymore

 If this happened to me, I'd restore from my last good full system backup.  If you don't have one, I'd consider this a learning experience.  Then save any data you don't want to lose, and try System Restore.  If that doesn't help,
restore your system to factory settings, and reload your software.
 
 Good luck.

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