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2answers
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Replacing a Macintosh SE hard-drive

I have an old Macintosh SE (the one with the slotted grille in the front) that has been sitting in a closet for years which I would like to spruce up and get it working order. It is complete and did ...
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3answers
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Received a 'repaired' drive under RMA replacement. Is this OK?

The replacement drive I received in lieu of the one submitted under RMA (returned because BIOS detected 500GB as either 4GB or 0MB) carries a 'Repaired' drive sticker. I'm confused about the ...
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1answer
95 views

Laptop LCD replacement

Hey I have just replaced the LCD in my HP nx6125 laptop with one out of a Toshiba A60 which is the same resolution etc but I get this weird issue on the right hand side where it repeats a column of ...
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1answer
160 views

What is the difference between these laptop display panels?

I currently have an LG LP154WE2 that has an approximately 10 pixel wide white stripe down the center of the screen. This shows up even when the computer first boots so I'm pretty sure the panel has to ...
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1answer
126 views

Hard Drive Physical Disc Swap

Is it possible, and if so, what would it take to do a hard drive disc swap? If a HD has a damaged PCB, but the actual disc inside the drive where all the information is stored is not damaged, is it ...
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3answers
236 views

I have a dead laptop, what are my options?

After having my previous question answered by the HP technical support, I now have a HP laptop that does not work properly. HP recommended that I replace the motherboard and processor for a bargain ...
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3answers
2k views

Reviving a dead laptop battery

Is there any way to revive a dead laptop battery? I have a three year old Dell Latitude laptop that I've been using pretty intensively. After a year or so, the battery dropped dead - if I plug the ...
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3answers
2k views

Broken Motherboard Trace

When you're fairly certain that a motherboard trace is broken near the CPU (i.e.: you suspect heatsink / fan was improperly inserted) is it advisable to attempt a repair? I've heard that it can be ...
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4answers
444 views

Have it fixed or buy a new one?

My dual-monitor system has just become a single-monitor system again when the older monitor decided it would be nice to just turn to black. It's a Samsung LCD monitor and is over three years old. Not ...
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3answers
1k views

Replacing laptop gpu fan

About a week ago my laptop gpu fan started making strange noises. Games werent running so good as they used to and my 3DMark score went way down. I think the fan is getting tired and will probably ...