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just visit Microsoft official website and run the diagnostic. It will definitely work Which will does you the job.From the official website What it fixes When you install a hardware device, it is not detected Determine if your audio device is plugged in Driver updates aren't automatically installed by Windows Update You receive one of the following ...


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As read the mentioned question on superuser and also on other sources: It is easy to test for a bad slot, just take one module at time and try it in each slot. What you need to do is test every memory modules in every slot. If you repeatedly get errors on one slot with every module, but not on the other slot(s), then you would have a very strong ...


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Your display is not well configured. I tried the steps, too, and can't display on the external monitor. That's why I tried to reinstall the graphics card (Nvidia 6150), with WDDM variant. After installing, Windows asked me to restart; I restarted and the issue was solved: the display is back.


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It's possible there was some collateral damage to the ram, but the only way to find out is to test it. I would download memtest 86, put the old laptops ram in the new machine and then run it to make sure there are no issues. that being said, I've salvaged a lot of ram without issues. If overheating was really the the problem with the original laptop, I ...


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I have already run the test and it says there are no errors but is there any data that could be useful to finding out if there is an issue? Well, if you ran the tests and there are no issues, then you have no issues and there is nothing more you should do. So congratulations! Your RAM checks out fine. If you are still concerned there is a RAM issue ...


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Hard drives are designed to safely park their heads on power failure, but recently written data may be lost. Modern hard drives are designed to use the rotational energy in the spindle to quickly park the heads on a power failure. This is rougher than a graceful shutdown as you can typically hear the hard drive click relatively hard on a hard shutdown. As ...


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The read/write heads of a mechanical hard drive float on a cushion of air only nanometers above the surface of the platters. In modern drives there is one head for each magnetic platter surface on the spindle, mounted on a common arm. An actuator arm moves the heads on an arc (roughly radially) across the platters as they spin, allowing each head to access ...


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Hard drives today are very robust. Removing power from them should not result in damaged hard drives. However, it is very possible that if data isnt flushed from the OS or hard drive buffers, that data can be lost.


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In the general case, no. In the specific case, it would depend on exactly what the artifact is. If you're talking about purely display corruption, most likely "No." But if the hardware is causing driver issues, "Maybe." As a diagnostic tool, this would be mostly-meaningless. "Mostly" because there IS the possibility of comparing known-bad screenshots ...


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Just because the PSU is 900W does not rule out one of the 12v lines burning out. You've pretty much established that the rest of the system is fine with a low power card and the likelihood of a new card having the exact same problem as the old card is very slim. It sounds quite likely that one (or both) of the dedicated graphics card power supply lines in ...


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You may have damaged other components. Before you try anything else, I would suggest removing the hard drive from the computer and then trying a new power supply. That way, at the very least, you don't lose any data if the hard drive happened to still be okay.


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I'll answer my own question, but feel free to post another answer if you have a better idea. Here is what I did. First, I mounted the partition as read-only: mount -o ro,noload /dev/sdb6 /badhdd Then I used find to run ddrescue on each file: mkdir ~/rescue mkdir ~/rescue-log find /badhdd/path/to/directory -type f -name "*.NEF" -exec ddrescue -vvvv -P1 ...


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Since it's old, it might be a battery problem... though I don't know why a dead CMOS battery should cause HDD issues in particular, the battery is needed for the system clock and sometimes BIOS RAM. Please let us know if that is the issue.


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After more than 1 week running HDD Guardian and no alerts whatsoever, I have chalked up this situation to a faulty monitor. Since Acronis does not provide support and no longer maintains ADM, we can not be sure this was the case. But it is reasonable to assume that you should test a 2nd or 3rd SMART monitor in this type of situation before writing off your ...



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