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Can't get fsck to run on my macbook (checking external drive)

I have a 3TB Seagate GoFlex drive which shows up in Disk Utility but not on the desktop. Disk utility can't repair it so I wanted to try fsck. Last login: Fri Jul 31 00:22:20 on ttys000 $ DISKUTIL ...
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Boot windows from moved internal to external HDD

I moved my internal hard disk which have windows 7 installation on it . I'm using it as an external hard disk now . I want to boot from it but when I try to do this I face the blue error screen which ...
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Passport Ultra - not being recognized by MAC

My passport Ultra is not being recognized by my MAC - I have tried to hook it up on another MAC and changed cables already.
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Booting Linux From External USB Disk stops spinning

I have installed Linux (Slackware 14.1) onto an external USB Disk on which I installed LILO. The boot process starts correctly loading the kernel but, after a while, I got in a “kernel panic” error ...
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Running programs from external hard drive

I have a three year old Samsung laptop that has “Instant On” feature. It was terrifically fast when new but now its as just as slow as my old desktop. I’d like to reformat my computer so that I could ...
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How to stop windows from auto-switch to external mic in combo-jack - windows 7 - Acer Aspire 5750

I have an internal mic, and a mic in my headphones which uses one and the same jack for both headphones and mic (combo jack). When I plug in the headphones, windows automatically switches to also use ...
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Can I turn an internal PCI-E audio card into external cheaply?

I like listening to music, but the one thing I can't get with the mobile devices (players, smartphones, notebooks) is the volume and clarity I get from my desktop pc audio card. It's nothing special, ...
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Installing windows 10 with an external screen

Basically I want to install this new windows 10 tehnical preview edition on my laptop, but the problem is that I have a broken laptop screen so I connected my laptop to a different monitor. I pressed ...
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Drive shows Nothing but full

My External Hard drive have been infected with virus. the thing is its supposed to be 500GB but it shows it only have 2.56gb left out of 465GB. Now I have showed hidden files and found the black ...
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Deletion of files on any external drives impossible (Win-7, Win-8)

SINCE TODAY I cannot delete any file on any external medium, FAT or NTFS, card or disk. On two machines, one Win 7, the other 8.1. It worked yesterday, and I havent changed ANYthing. I wanted to copy ...
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External HDD on a Windows 8.1 HP

I have Win 8.1. First day in Windows. Just moving over from Mac. Can;t affored a new Mac. I have lots of data on an external HDD from my Mac. I want to access those files on the PC. When I plug the ...
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Secondary Monitor not waking up

I have an Acer aspire laptop, with an external monitor, connected through VGA. I use the "Projector Only" Function. When I put the computer to sleep, then wake it again, Both screens remain blank. I ...
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Seagate ST1000DM003 and USB-SATA bridge

I can't get that disk to work with my external case (bridge). Disk is spinning and recognized by Windows, but it doesn't recognize data on it, it can see only one big RAW partition when there are 2. I ...
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Win 8: Folder copies to network drive, but the files in it don't copy

I can transfer files between my network drive and my Win 8 computer, but if I drag a folder from my computer to the drive, the folder is empty on the Network drive. My XP computer can do this ...
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Connect to MySQL from localhost and external IP

I'm struggling to get my MySQL server to accept connections from localhost and external IP adresses at the same time. It's either only local or only external IP, but never both. I have read several ...
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External Harddrive Shutting Off and On Every So Often While Listening to Music

I am always listening to music on my PC (always via VLC Player) and every so often - maybe once every 2 songs, sometimes more frequently- the music stops playing (VLC's buffer/progress bar stops ...
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External speaker

I have a new Lenovo laptop. When I plug in external speakers or headphones it plays perfectly -- however when I plug in a large external monitor the sounds quits playing in either configuration. The ...
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Mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything.

Hooked up external monitor but display not mirrored . F5 nor F8 work to get mirrored display? Given the mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything o its screen
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ProBook 4540s monitors

I would like to use my laptop screen and 2 external monitors independently. I have tried using a VGA splitter, but it did not work and someone told me that an HDMI VGA adapter won't work. How can I do ...
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Externally Control Application (Interface)

There is an application that I use as a mixer. It has a gui which looks like a mixer- some knobs and some faders, etc. If you don't know what I mean here is an example: A consistent issue I face is ...
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External flash lock [closed]

As flash is used to store executable code. Example like 1) microcontroller code is burned into internal flash. 2) microcontroller code is burned into external flash. As microcontrollers have ...
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External GPU for macbook / mac mini

We use a mix of macbook pros and mac minis, from time to time we do some quite complicated cad modelling which takes a long time to render is there a way to hook up an external graphics card to the ...
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AltGr on wireless keyboard connected to Dell 3350 laptop gives wrong result

I have tried several wireless keyboards connected to my Dell 3350 laptop and ALtGR always opens a new explorer window! Extremly irritating everytime I try to print @, £ etc. Can anyone help me solve ...
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Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using docking station? [duplicate]

Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using a docking station?
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Virtualbox boot from external HDD

I do I boot from a External HDD from virtualbox in Windows 8 but seems that virtualbox couldn't find external HDD. The HDD has Windows 7 on it
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external seagate drive clicking every now and then

Well, I am backing my data up and I hear a slight two tone click every now and then. Is that normal? I am using a 1TB backup plus. I can't remember ever hearing that before but I rarely use this ...
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MySQL database on external encrypted hard drive

I want to move MySQL database installed on my "Windows 7 Enterprise" PC to an external hard drive which is PGP 2.0 encrypted. Could you please suggest how to do this?
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External hard drive not playing nice with usb hub

I have just purchased a new USB hub and am having issues getting it to work with my external hard drive. When I first plugged in the external hard drive, I received an error message stating it needed ...
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External HDD Mapped Drive Disconnects

On a Win 8 machine, I've connected a Samsung 2TB External HDD via USB, and mapped it to Drive T. However, it keeps 'dropping out' (?). When I plug it in, it is recognizedas Drive T. After a while - ...
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Remote Desktop IP conflict

We have several outside users who connect to our server using the external IP. Everything has been configured correctly and it has worked for several years. Two days ago we had a test firewall (new ...
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Why are the external IP of my router not the same as the external IP of my computer

I have a standard network setup where all my network devices, both WIFI and ethernet, are connected to the same router. Lately, however, I've been experiencing some very strange behavior. It started ...
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Working with an external button box [closed]

I tried this question on Stack Overflow, but I was pointed here, so here goes: For a new project for myself, I am looking for a way to be able to (for example) open a pop-up window on my laptop, by ...
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How to turn on laptop with external power button [duplicate]

I want to turn a laptop into a desktop computer by connecting it to a monitor and mouse & keyboard, however, it is very annoying to have to open and close the lid every time i want to turn it ...
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Funny issue with external USB device interface

Just out of curiosity: A friend had a WD external case + SATA 2.5 disk, which fell on the floor and broke. The disk ended in trash (uprepairable). Out of the broken case, i took the PCB, a model of ...
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How to browse to the IIS homepage on an external device after installing Windows Server 2012?

I installed Windows Server 2012, in my home network I can type the ip address of the server in any browser, on any device and the IIS homepage opens up. When I want to open the website on an ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium External Drives [duplicate]

I have two external USB drives that when connected assign the same drive letter to both. I have changed to drive name without any luck. Any suggestions as to how to get around this?
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Can an external keyboard be hooked up to the lenovo ultrabook ideapad U310?

Can an external keyboard be hooked up to this laptop? The screen is cracked and I am now looking to connect the computer to a monitor and external keyboard for usage.
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Share external USB HDD between PC and TV

I bought an external hard drive which I would like to use for media storage. I managed to connect the HDD to the USB port of my wireless router and to use it as a network drive. So I can save movies ...
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You need to format the disk in drive… a more mysterious case

This problem has almost drives me crazy. I DIY my first PC since 1993 and have never been facing such an unsolvable problem at all, without any clues!!!! I have a DIY PC running XEON E3-1230 and a ...
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What to do when a drive is no more recognized under Linux?

I was salvaging a hard drive with damaged sectors using a bash script performing calls to ddrescue. That drive was known as /dev/sdc and connected in eSata via an ExpressCard. I could not find any ...
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Can't boot into linux on gpt-partition external drive on a pc

I've got an external HDD "Seagate Backup Plus 1TB". It's partitioned using the GPT scheme and carries two file partitions, an hfs+ OSX partition with OSX operating system installed, and an ext4 ...
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Windows-based external HDD won't show up as any hardware on any OS

I gave my 2 TB Seagate external HDD to a fried who tried attaching it to her MacBook Air. She gave it back saying That nothing happened. So I read up a bit about NTFS and FAT32, etc, and didn't worry ...
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IP Address - Convert Internal Address to External Address

I am new to networking and I am wondering if it is possible that there is a way you can convert an internal IP address and convert that to an external IP address. Thanks!
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ddwrt not relaying external ip addres in from an external request

I have a problem where all external requests are logged or interpreted like they are originating from the router as the log shows shows the routers ip rather then the originating clients IP. I'm ...
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How to seek only video with external audio in mplayer?

I have a separate video and audio file. The audio basically would cover only a part of the video. They differ greatly in length with the video being much longer. (My video is several hours long while ...
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Can I access keyboard history without a keylogger?

By accident I wrongly typed a password (twice) that I completely forgot, when I was encrypting my external Toshiba drive with PGP Disk. I have no backup, nor *.krp files to repair my key, but I am ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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How do I disassemble Transcend StoreJet 25A3 external hard disk?

I have a portable hard disk that is from Transcend, and I want to use that hard disk inside my laptop. But I am stuck at opening the disassembling the hard disk from the case. I removed the only ...
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External drive put inside computer as 2nd drive, will it keep files already on it in tact, or will it auto format it?

If I take my external drive and put it inside my computer as a second drive, if it already has stuff on it, like music, files, ect.. will it keep them intact or format it automatically?
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Can I recover data from external HDD or do I format and lose it all?

I have a Maxtor external HDD 500GB but haven't used it for a year or so. I have plugged it into a new laptop as the one I used it with before is busted. I know that there is a ton of data on the HDD ...