Re: [NTO] PC power supply dead?
- On Apr 2, 2005 5:29 PM, alice ttlg <alice.ttlg@...> wrote:
> And I actually remembered where they were on the motherboard from whenWhy can't all my clients be like you? LOL
> I put that computer together, I installed the motherboard myself and
> read the manual and figured out what wires to connect where and all
> That dang switch is not held on with ordinary screws that I can use aDrill a hole on the side of the case and mount a new switch there....
> phillips on, they're like bolted in with these tiny things, maybe hex,
> I dunno but there's not much visible to even grab on to.
I say that in jest but I did have a PS2 mouse connector hanging out of
a hole on an old PC once.
> Weird thing was - this is my mom's old Dell PC - it has a regularProbably that BIOS is picky about having a slave drive without a
> CD-Rom and the CD-RW (which I originally installed) and when I
> unplugged the CD-Rom and just plugged in the CD-RW, the PC wouldn't
> boot, it got all tacky that it didn't have the regular CD-ROM. But I
master - just a guess :)
> (And why the heck did Dell have to make the bloody case weigh 25LOL! My desktop is like that, but because I wanted a behemoth case to work in.
> pounds! Dang thing weighs an absolute ton! Of course it does have two
> I did try swapping out the 256 meg ram from my PC to my mom's - I tookProbably your 2nd stick is a slower speed and her board won't take it
> out her one stick of 128 meg and put in my two sticks. Plugged in the
> power cord, it beeps at me and doesn't boot. I play with pulling them
> out and putting them a few times and finally it will boot if only one
> of my sticks is in there, put my second stick and it won't boot. I
> take out my second stick, put her old stick back in and it boots and
> shows 256 meg of ram.
whereas your board would.
> I know it's not a great idea to use different brands of memory sticksThat shouldn't make a difference unless one stick is just cheaply
> so I'll keep an eye on it to see if starts behaving oddly but if it'll
made. I've got a stick of Kingston and a stick of some other generic
brand and mine's working fine.
> So in my old PC, if one of the ram sticks is now bad, it seems moreIt's possible but it'd be more likely to have a memory speed issue.
> likely to me that the motherboard did go out...
You can put a faster stick in a slower board but not a slower stick in
a faster board.
HTH, YMMV, HANW :)
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Scism" <scismgenie@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 09, 2005 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: [NTO] PC power supply dead?
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