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Do I really have a telephone-only cord connected to my RJ-45 jack?

I recently purchased an end table that comes two electrical outlets and an RJ-45 jack. The RJ-45 jack came wired with a cable I am having trouble identifying. The markings say E170689 AWM STYLE ...
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USB motherboard header pin spacing

I have a asrock Z68 Extreme 4 (gen 1) motherboard. If you have a look at its manual ftp://europe.asrock.com/Manual/Z68%20Extreme4.pdf on page 13 you can notice that there are 3 usb 2.0 headers. One ...
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Please how do I remove this plug on my laptop motherboard

I'm cleaning up my laptop, in particular I want to see if I can clean the contacts for the Nvidia gtx 560m card. I've been stuck on this windows 10 code 43 error and some folks have had success by ...
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Windows 10 I don't use PC camera so do I need APP Connector

New User Windows 10. I am deleting unnecessary programs. I don't use camera on my PC. Do I need MS App Connector which came installed?
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Want to build my own WiFi antenna, don't know what connector I need

I have a TP-LINK TLGWN722N WiFi USB adapter. The adapter has a connector on it so you can attach different external antennas to it. The manufacturer's website states the connector is RP-SMA. However, ...
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Automatically connect shapes in visio based on shape/connection point data

I am making electrical wiring diagrams and I would like to know how to automatically connect certain connection points. For example: In the picture below I have Fan Command Connected to DO1 and ...
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HP ProLiant DL180 Gen9 20-pin drive power connector pinout

I bought a HP ProLiant DL180 Gen9 server in 12 LFF (3.5-inch) HDDs configuration. Now I'd like to put two additional 2.5-inch SATA HDDs inside the case to serve as system drives. As a configuration ...
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HP Docking connector pinout?

Ok, so I want to "build in" some hardware into my HP laptop (Elitebook 8560p) Would like to build in a Logitech Unifying receiver and maybe some other stuff. Was thinking about using the Docking ...
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Fan Connections for Cooler Master K280 vs Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5

I'm mounting my first computer and I'm confused about how to connect the case's front fan to the motherboard. This is what I have: Case: Cooler Master K280 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 ...
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Finger-friendly solution/adapter to connect front panel cables to motherboard pins?

Desktop mainboards typically have pins to connect cables from the case, such as for the power button, the reset button, LEDs, etc. From all the various desktop builds I've had, I remember this always ...
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Looking for a 50 pin connector name

I'm trying to find some use for a laptop with a dead motherboard here and reusing the LCD panel seems quite doable. I bought a LCD controller board and it works just fine with its provided cable. ...
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LCD screen to HDMI or VGA

I have an old laptop with a completely working LCD screen, and am wondering if there is any way for me to turn it into an external monitor by converting the flat cable to a VGA or HDMI output. ...
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What type of display connector is this [closed]

I removed the screen/monitor from an old laptop and wish to use it as a stand-alone screen. It has a 20 pin connector, and I can't seem to figure out what it is and how to connect/solder it to work ...
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Identifing monitor DC power connector

I can't measure it precisely but as far as I can tell male has 6 mm outer diameter, around 4 mm inner diameter and center pin probably 1 mm or so. It's the power cord of an LG monitor. I think it's LG ...
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Repair a broken flat cable connector

I've replaced the HDD in a laptop, and while doing that I needed to disconnect several flat cables. Notably, the one for the trackpad is now causing problems. The photo below is from the iFixit ...
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CRT screen with no image and - maybe - with missing pins on its connector

I have a Samsung SyncMaster 753DFX crt screen .. When its cable not connected to computer I get the normal message on it - no data check the cable - But when I plug the connector in computer I get ...
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Identifying multimedia connectors

I need some help identifying a connector of which I thaught first it would be an HDMI Type A connector. Old to SO, new to SU, I cannot post pictures and not more than 2 links: and UPDATE 1 The ...
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Disconnecting a ZIF connector

I'm trying to disconnect a ZIF connector (or at least I think that's what it is). Here's me trying to disconnect it: As you can see, I have been able to slide the 2 brown things at the end towards ...
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Is SATA 7 or 15 pins?

I'm doing A+ practice exams. One of the questions reads The SATA standard defines data cable connector consisting of: 40 pins 34 pins 15 pins 7 pins I chose 15 pins. It was wrong. The correct ...
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Is this a floppy disk connector to the power supply?

Hi, i would like to know if it is correct that the connnector of the image is a floppy disk to power source connector (the one above). I would also like to know what kind of connector is the second ...
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Is there a micro-A USB female connector?

I've been searching around the web and am not able to find any female connector for the micro-A USB other than the micro-AB. On Wikipedia the receptacle list doesn't show a micro-A female. Was the ...
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Can I connect a SATA disk on a SAS connector on the motherboard?

I have a motherboard with a lot of SAS connectors. The motherboard manual specifies that: these connectors are for the SAS signal cables for SAS hard disk drives that allows up to 6Gb/s of data ...
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MYSQL Connector J in Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and am developing an application using MySql Server. My question is, where do I put the file? I know in Windows the connector goes in the 'lib' file of the project. Does ...
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What type of connector is on this NAS-like storage device?

I have a NAS kind of box, which I got it from my old office when they were moving out, at first I thought this was a simple Ethernet cable, but it is not. Any idea what this connection is? Another ...
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Case fan not spinning

I was plugging in my computer and I noticed that one of my case fans wasn't spinning and the other one was. I opened up the case and spun the fan with my hand and it started spinning again. I ...
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HDD works at one laptop but doesn't on another

Th situation is as follows: Laptop Dell 14z has Win 8.1 and OSZ Vector 128GB SSD HDD. At one moment is started installing updates (Win 8.1), suddenly rebooted and couldn't boot Win successfully. ...
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Adaptor for a Mic Headset with a telephone-like connector (6P6C, RJ11, RJ12…)

I have got a bunch (15+) of old headsets with microphones that use a 6P6C connector, (like those RJ11 for telephone lines but with 6 contacts). I would like to use them for a computer classroom ...
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SATA Connector Stress Impact on Reliability [closed]

As we fill up a mid-tower case with more drives, the SATA cables get rather tricky to get in a position so that they enter the connection near perfectly aligned so as to not put any stress on the SATA ...
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Converting a 9 pin connector to a “normal” usb?

I bought a little drive from a flea market which is able to read various memory cards. I was interested because in my job I need from time to time to read such devices for various reasons (data ...
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Dont know where to connect HD AUDIO or AC-97, & USB

I'll provide pictures so you guys can see, but basically I recently bought a new case for my pre built Lenovo k330b. I cannot find how I'm supposed to position the connectors. Do I need to get an ...
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Thunderbolt to USB3.0 to eSata

I have a camera that its only output port is thunderbolt. The laptop that I want to connect the camera is a windows laptop and it has only these input ports: USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSata, ethernet and a ...
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How can I disable a single phone connector?

I have two phone connectors on my laptop. One regular 3.5mm audio connector and a 3mm subwoofer connector. Recently, the subwoofer I got with the computer fell off the table and broke a part of the ...
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How to draw a self-reference connector in OpenOffice Draw

When using a curved connector, it seems that it were unable to draw a curved ellipse/circle from a given endpoint back upon itself - with the purpose of representing a self-reference (/repeated state ...
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How do I generate the equivalent of a dynamic block connector in Visio?

Visio has the useful 'Connector' tool which snaps nicely, makes right angles, and is conveniently adjustable. But - it only produces a line connection, not a block, like with the simpler block ...
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Disable Intel(R) 82578DM Network Connector permanently

My computer, HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT x64-based PC, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) is equipped with an Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit Network Connection which connects to the Motorola ...
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To where on the motherboard (Asus Z87 Pro) do I connect the `+P LED` and `-P LED` wires?

I am connecting my tower (HAF 922) to my motherboard (asus z87 pro) and have a problem with these two 1x1 pins that I believe turn on and off the red LED on the front fan of the tower. My problem is ...
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How to connect 4-pin Molex to DC barrel plug?

I'm trying to connect a 3.5in SATA HDD that requires 12V power source to my laptop. Because the laptop can't provide 12V I need an independent power source. I already have a 12V power adapter. At the ...
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Is there any limit on how many SATA power connectors i can extend

I am running out of SATA power connector from my PS unit. I have ordered One SATA to 2 SATA extender connector from ebay I want to know that how many max i can join them in series. Can i make 4 ...
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How do I fix the cable connector to my laptop(horixontal/vertical lines)?

I have an Alienware m14x and have gotten vertical and horizontal lines all over the screen. In the past I was able to twist, bend, and push in certain spots on the screen to fix it (mostly). Now its ...
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Identify AC Power Cord with rotated pins

Is this AC power cord connector a standard one? The pins seems to be rotated 90 degrees. This ATX power supply unit (Silverstone ST1500) did not come with the cord and I am hoping to be able to get ...
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Why are USB connectors different from RJ45/Ethernet connectors?

I note that USB cable and Ethernet cable (RJ45/Cat5/...) have the same function : to transmit data as fast as possible over a wire or a port that we can connect and disconnect. In their evolution they ...
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Mini PCI Express <-> ExpressCard compatibility

Is it possible to plug a mini pci-e card such as the BCM970015 into an ExpressCard connector? Basically I am asking if I could put a mini pci-e card inside am empty ExpressCard card without any ...
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What is the name for this video connector? [duplicate]

I just got my new Dell tower and it came with this cable. On one end it had a DVI port and on the other end it had this connector with D and two plus signs: I need to buy an adapter from this port ...
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Check if usb connectors in motherboard work?

My motherboard (ASUS M2N MX SE) has two internal usb connectors. Until some days ago I had a PC case with two frontal usb sockets, and a card reader with an additional ubs socket. The two usb sockets ...
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HP J8156A Vernier network adapter

I've got a network card, that may or may not be working that I am trying to use in my home server. Got it from ebay as "used".The card does not let the computer boot, the computer turns on, but ...
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What is this connector called and where can I buy it? Cooler Master Notepal U3 Fan connection broke

I have the Cooler Master Notepal U3 cooling pad for my laptop but the usb connector is broke :(. This means that I can't use the fans beneath for cooling. I don't feel like buying a new pad cause of ...
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What are these “notches” on the side of the PCI Express connector?

I was tinkering with my PC yesterday and now I'm wondering about these things. Not that it really matters to me, I'm just curious. Example below:
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What is this small port on my laptop? [closed]

I have a laptop that is a couple years old, and noticed a port on the side that I don't recognize. It is small and looks like a USB mini jack, and has a symbol next to it that looks like a computer ...
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How to have connectors in PowerPoint that do not touch the shapes?

I have a connector between two shapes. The connector touches both shapes, i.e. there is no space or margin between the connector end and the shape. How can I have such a margin while keeping the ...
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How can I add additional connector (glue) points to a shape in word or powerpoint?

How can I add additional connector points to a shape in word or powerpoint? In openoffice draw these are called glue points. What I want in ms powerpoint: What I can do in open office draw: ...