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Where can I find the wire slot diagram for the motherboard asus-p5kc in an Aspire case? [closed]

I'm installing a different motherboard into an old OEM computer case and need to know the wire pin diagram. Things like the Power Switch, HDD LED, Reset Switch, Power LED, and so on. I also want to ...
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software replacement after computer crash

I had my motherboard destroyed by a spill on my laptop. I was able to retrieve data onto an external drive. I do not plan to repair/restore the laptop and the MS Office Professional software was ...
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Why is Windows 7 gone if I change my hard drive?

I just replaced a "broken" hard drive in a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop and it looks like Windows 7 is gone. Is the operating system saved/stored on the hard drive? If so, does that mean I need to buy ...
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change the first word of the previous command

For example I enter cat /very/long/path/textfile and right after that I decide to give the next command rm /very/long/path/textfile So, my question is: What is the easiest/fastest way to replace ...
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MS Word mass header adder/remover/replacer tool

I have lots of MS Word .doc and .docx files that all have same headers. Now I need to change this header on all of those files. Is there a tool that be able to replace or remove/add header in multiple ...
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Dell LATITUDE D630 won't power on. Need help diagnosing

So, I was using my laptop, which is indeed pretty old (Got it in '07). (As soon as I got it I replaced Windows Vista with XP.) Now, all of a sudden the computer powered off. The battery was almost ...
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Automatic replacement of expressions

Maybe this can be achieved through (extended) regular expressions, but I really don't know if or how. There seems to be a way to access "things that are found" by using $1, $2, … but I have no idea ...
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Can i upgrade my laptop's screen with a different laptop's screen?

I have a Samsung notebook with a 14" 1366x768 resolution screen.I have found a replacement laptop site that sells Samsung 14" 1600x900 screen with the same connector type. Can this be done?
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How can I tell if a replacement display is compatible with my laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 4810TZ from 2010 which I truly love - it's a 3 year old notebook that still carries on for about 5 to 6h straight off the battery. I've also invested in it with an SSD and extra ...
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AppleScript: how do I store folders' pathnames into an array, replacing spaces with “\ ”?

I have a folder and inside this folder there's a bunch of subfolders. Using AppleScript I wish to store the pathnames of these subfolders into an array. Here's my problem: each pathname containing " ...
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replacing failed HDD in Lacie 2big

I have a Lacie 2big Network, 2 x 1 TB in mirror. One of them failed 3 days ago. It produces a clicking sound, the Raid status shows endless "Synchronizing". If I buy a new HDD, same type, and replace ...
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How to replace the laptop HDD but preserve the recovery partition?

I need to replace the HDD from one laptop, but the goal is to preserve the recovery partition, thus allowing me to re-install windows at any given time, just like if it was the original HDD. I've ...
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Find Search Replace from landmark to landmark - including everything in between

I have the following string >gi|374638939|gb|AEZ55452.1| myosin light chain 2, partial [Batrachoseps major] AAMGR Repeating sporadically throughout my document and want to remove everything from ...
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Windows command line-Replace multiple characters in single string

I apologize if the question title is a bit confusing, but I wanted to keep it short. Basically what I want to do is take the system date format (%DATE%) and replace characters that would be bad in ...
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Replace text when in visual-block mode

Maybe I'm searching the wrong way, but I've failed to find out how to do this. Here's the scenario: I have a list in a text file where I want to insert the same word on multiple lines, here's an ...
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Utility or technique for swapping files quickly in Windows

I frequently need to swap one file with another, without overwriting the original. Let's say there are two files, foo_new.dll and foo.dll. I usually rename them the follwing way: foo.dll -> ...
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Can't delete “unlocked” EXE files in Windows with administrator rights [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 delayed file delete Lately I have this problem regarding deleting EXE files on my Windows 7 installation. Facts: I am an administrator on this computer. The ...
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I'm looking for a web based version of the speed dial firefox plugin

I'm a big fan of firefox speed dial plugin. I want to find a web application that will replace it in order to let me use this kind of tool from any browser and from anywhere. I have mess around with ...
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How to easily replace the hard drive XP is booting from

I've bought a new SSD, and would like to replace the ageing hard drive that contains XP and C:\Program Files. What's the easiest way to do this these days? I don't have the physical Windows CD* ...
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Sony Vaio Model: PCG-4L1L Hard Drive

I have the above described Sony Vaio. It was shipped with a 32GB SSD drive which now full. I am very happy with the laptop and so I would like to upgrade the SSD to a larger capacity. Unfortunately, ...
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Use a Bluetooth module from Asus A6Je in an Asus N53J

Can I use my old Bluetooth module from an Asus A6Je laptop in my new Asus N53J? Internal Bluetooth is available in more expensive versions of my current laptop, but not in mine.
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Replacing a chromebook charging port

the battery port on my google Chromebook where I plug in the charger is blocked/busted. Is there a possibility of replacing it?
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Front panel (USB, headphone jack) standalone/replacement?

I have a problem with the front panel inputs on my Antec Twelve Hundred case that started a couple of weeks ago. The computer will intermittently restart when a device (USB flash drive, USB hard ...
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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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Excel or Batch - Trying to Automate Text Correction (Many Changes; One or More Characters Each)

I have a lot of lines of text. I can put them into a text file or into an Excel spreadsheet. They need many changes. Here's an example of a before and after: Input: I'm buying one! Only ...
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Search Replace extended in a html file

i have a little question. I have a big html file and want to replace lots of things inside a lot of times. The only problem i cant solve is a replace with a variable. Example: <image ...
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Batch search and replace file path

So I've got lots of m3u playlists created on my Windows machine inside a folder with file paths to tracks as: D:\path-of-mp3 So first I want to replace all the \ with / and then D: with ...
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How do I remove the last part of every line in notepad++?

I know this can be done in notepad++, but I'm not finding the right replace syntax. I want to remove the last part of this sentence, starting from ?: ...
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replace all names with an alternative using Stream editor (Sed)

I got this question on a task. Nothing works.. Can someone help me? Write a sed script that replace all names with an alternative, search for every words that: Start with a capital, Longer than ...
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Replaces images\(.*)“ with images/\1” in all files?

I've got a bunch of html files, and all the img tags have the slashes the wrong way! Here's an example (except it's one line in the code, split here for ease of viewing) <a ...
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will older laptop screens work to replace broken newer laptop screens?

For example, if I have an old p4 acer laptop with a perfect screen, and a newer dual core acer laptop with a cracked screen, can I swap the screen in to the newer unit (assuming it's the same size)? ...
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Search & replace with wildcards and variable length strings in Notepad++

I am trying to edit a series of strings in Notepad++ using search & replace. What I'd like to do is to search for a particular piece of HTML code, then delete a portion of it. The challenging ...
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Is there way to add Language shortcuts in Mac OS X?

On iOS, I could add a language short cut easily in settings. Like gd stands for "have a good day". Is there a way of doing that on a Mac? I don't know if this is even possible since OS X doesn't ...
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Replacing nVidia GeForce 8800 GT with AMD Radeon 6870

I'm going to buy AMD Radeon 6870 to replace my old nVidia 8800 GT. Which steps should I follow while replacing the graphics card? Do I need to reinstall Windows? Computer specifications: ASUS ...
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Word macro: how to replace strings in a text, based on a 2 column-table?

So I have a series of strings that I'd like to search and replace in Word documents. My strings would be displayed as a two-column table. I'd probably create the table with Word, then would convert ...
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How do I replace a motherboard with the new one?

Is there any compatibility check done while purchasing a new motherboard with the available peripherals? One of the computer's GIGABYTE motherboard got damaged (getting stuck at bios and not booting ...
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Can someone decypher whether HP keyboard 608558-XXX is compatible with the new DV7-5000ev?

It appears that according to this page .. http://www.amazon.com/HQRP-compatible-608558-001-605344-001-Replacement/dp/B005G2QZ8I .. 608558-001 / 605344-001 / 608559-001 / 593298-001 are compatible, ...
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How can I make my laptop cooler and quieter?

The laptop coolers on my Clevo W870CU are not very quiet, especially when gaming. Is it possible to replace the laptop cooler with a quieter cooler that still has the same air flow?
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What is a keyboard “without frame”?

I keep hearing "without frame" when trying to find a notebook replacement keyboard. Is it dysfunctional, or does it only mean it doesn't come with the common cover of a desktop keyboard and it's safe ...
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Can I replace an HP dv7's keyboard without voiding the warranty?

It's a new one with one of those new Intel Processors. According to its manual, http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842278.pdf it appears that keyboard is not "end-user replaceable". However, ...
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Is it possible to “paste” everything of an old HDD to a new HDD?

I have a damaged 500GB HDD, and I want to change a new one now. Is there any way I could do this without having to reinstall the OS and all the applications? Is it possible to take a snapshot of ...
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Upgrade an old PC's Motherboard and CPU?

I've got a younger brother who’s got a old Acer Aspire T310 desktop with a Pentium 4 2.8ghz CPU and 2GB RAM that’s now beginning to show it age a bit, especially when he plays some of his games. ...
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how to remove html comment tags using sed?

I want to remove comment tags in an html file. <!--- <script save and execute me> --> must become: <script save and execute me> I tried sed -i s_^<!-- \(.*\) -->$_\1_ ...
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Switching motherboard without new install?

I need to replace my current motherboard with a new one, no other parts are changed. Must I format my harddrive and reinstall windows, or can I use the old installation and let windows install the ...
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sed in bash not working

I am trying to use the stream editor sed in bash to replace a string in a file to a new string that I entered, I have this thus far: echo "name to change" read updatenaamold echo "enter new name:" ...
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What's the easiest way to clone a MacBook Pro drive with both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed?

I have a mid 2009 13" MacBook Pro with the 160Gb drive split in half running both Mac OS and Windows 7 through bootcamp. I'm planning to replace the hard drive for a 750Gb model and I would like to ...
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Changing text in current visual selection in Vim

I have some part of a line visually selected. I would like to remove all non-word characters in the selection and replace all whitespace characters with underscores. How would I go on about this?
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Windows 7 boot failure - looping after motherboard replacement

I'm having the usual classpnp.sys problems after a motherboard replacement (due to the Intel Sandy Bridge issue with failing SATA ports). Basically the thing goes into a loop where none of the F8 menu ...
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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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Can I replace Windows with Wine?

I will buy a new computer and install Kubuntu on it. The only kind of software that I would run on Windows are PC games. Can I play most of Windows games without problems with Wine on Linux? If Wine ...