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My existing external RAID 1 will not show on my new motherboard

I had two identical (external) WD 1Tb HDD that I set up in RAID 1 NOT through BIOS. I forgot how I did it (just followed some instructions online how to do it through Disk Management). But the RAID ...
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RAID1 External HD not working - shows up in Disk Utility but not usable. - MAC OSX 10.6.8 - What do I do?

I bought a dual bay enclosure from NewEgg I'm guessing 2 years ago to set up a RAID1. It's now a discontinued model but it is from Sans Digital. I put two Western Digital 1tb drives in it. It's been ...
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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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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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External monitor goes blank after resuming from hibernation in Windows 7

I have a Dell Vostro 3450 laptop connected via HDMI to an external monitor. Windows 7 is configured to use only this external monitor, disabling and turning off the laptop screen. This setup works ...
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How to make laptop without an OS boot directly to an external monitor?

My laptop screen broke so I've been looking up methods to boot a laptop directly to an external monitor and many people say to use the FN+F4, which I have tried and it has failed to produce any ...
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Time Machine/iMac loses all trace of external hard drive after a few days

First time posting, also a Mac newbie (recent windows convert) so I'm hoping I can get some help here :) I have a Hitachi Deskstar drive in an external casing that I got from ebuyer. (its one of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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HP external keyboard wont work when user boots up laptop

I have a user who has an external hp keyboard plugged into a hp laptop. When she boots up the laptop and comes on to the windows login screen the external keyboard does not work and she has to log in ...
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What is the optimal volume when using external speakers with my Mac?

I was wondering whether there is an optimum volume I should set on my Mac when using an external pair of speakers. Should I set the Mac's volume to the max and then control volume with the knob on my ...
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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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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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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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Windows Server 2003 hangs when I plug in any external drive. How can I prevent this?

I have to back up a 50 gig file to an external drive weekly. If I plug it into USB, the server hangs (nonresponsive explorer etc). Tried 2 different drives with same result. Googling suggests this is ...
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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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why does my external keyboard attached to my laptop does not work with power cable plugged in to laptop

I have attached an external keyboard(USB) to my laptop dell inspiron 1525. Problem is i am able to use the keyboard with the power cable unplugged , but as soon as the power cable is plugged in i am ...
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External Mic on Macbook Pro late 2010 not working under Bootcamp Windows 7

MacBook Pro late 2010, using Bootcamp 3.3, in Windows 7, 64bit, all updates current as of 2012-Mar-30. In MacOSX 10.6.8 Snow Leopard the MBP's combo (single) headset jack recognizes the (iPhone) ...
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External USB device is not working as boot device

I have a Toshiba A305 satellite laptop. My Windows 7 got corrupt, and I'm getting boot manager errors. My laptop DVD drive is not working, so I bought an external one. However, it's not working as a ...
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External DVD-ROM drive can't read discs on my PC but can on another PC

I'm newbie with computers and have little few experience with hardware. Yesterday, I bought an external DVD-ROM drive (Samsung, USB Slim Portable Optical Drive). However the drive can't read any CDs ...