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What adhesive should I use to secure power jack on an Acer/eMachines laptop?

I was going to use superglue, not sure how it'd handle the heat though and I'd be afraid of it getting in the jack. Two way tape seems to be a plausible solution (I've used it in automotive ...
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Laptop not starting up after trip - lights are on but it's dead

I have an eMachines E525 that I just brought when traveling by airplane. After arriving the computer won't start. The LEDs showing the computer has power light up when I turn it on. The fan operates ...
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RAM memory upgrade to 4Gb for emachines e355. is this possible?

I want to upgrade RAM in my fave nettop to 4Gb, but some sites says that I can upgrade only to 2Gb. But when I use dmidecode -t memory ubuntu terminal says that it is possible (Maximum Memory Module ...
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eMachines monitor shows faded moving lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my monitor show faded black lines moving everywhere? I recently got this monitor from one of my friends because my other monitor broke. I have an eMachines ...
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My computer shuts off while I'm using it and when I try to turn it on, the fans go off

It's an emachines ET1831-01. About two years ago the power went off a lot while the computer was being used. After a while it would turn off while in use and when we I would try to turn it on the fans ...
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Why are the Volume and other indicators missing on my eMachines eM355?

I just bought an eMachines eM355. The default installed OS is MeeGo so I installed Windows 7 into it instead. The problem, however, is that, the on-screen indicators have disappeared. The ones I'm ...
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eMachine W5243 won't POST; fans run but optical drive will not open

Symptoms are what is described in the title. The machine reacts to the power button being hit by spinning up the two fans: CPU and PSU. The hard drive (SATA) spins up as well. No other reaction. This ...
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how to install windows 7 on emachines

Is it possible to install windows on emachines? I'm trying to press f2 on the keyboard so that I could see some setup but the default emachine interface always shows up. I'm just new to emachines, how ...
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Ubuntu on an eMachine 566i2?

I recently acquired a friend's computer to fix, an eTower 566i2 from 2000 because the machine wouldn't boot into Windows XP and would get stuck in a DiskCheck loop. After using Spinrite and the hard ...
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Reboot Emachines D620 (Vista) to factory default without using alt + f10 partition

I recently have had my computer repaired as it had hardware problems and it was working fine but for some reason it has started being unresponsive and extremely slow. I decided to try to reboot the ...
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Why would a machine ruin three “power supply”s?

A client of mine has an XP era eMachines. The power supply has died and been replaced 3 times. I've discharged the motherboard and checked the surge protector. In the middle of a scan with ...