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  1. kevh

    Win 98 Bios screen password????.

    Hi :) I have an old 98 PIII pc i just use for accounts was running fine but had recently started needing Bios battery replacing (thought it only effected clock so didnt rush to do it!) Then to daycomes up with options f1 and f2 with somethin about monitor adapter but when selected goes to...
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    Windows XP Pro Booting Problem

    I don't actually know whether that title is right, you see a couple of days ago my p.c was working fine. I was messing about 1 day in the BIOS settings looking for a way of overclocking my machine. I went downstairs leaving the BIOS screen open, and my little sister :@ Started messing around...
  3. K

    startup bios cant see portable HDD to install windows XP on.

    hi, I'm just trying to install windows XP on to run from my new portable HDD. I have a hewllett packard PC and i press F8 and go into the startup bios and there is no option to boot fromm portable HDD, only from CD or Floppy DD or inbuilt HDD or PCI. I select boot from my XP CD but when i try to...
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    mother board problem

    Hi, I have trouble with a mother board not being able to reconise the hard disk ( maxtor 40 GB) the MB is a Dell 2,66 GB (bougt secondhand to do a up grade) and when I go into the bios there comes a box with " enter setup password . (---------) I don´t know the password, I can not change any of...
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    DVD RW wont read

    I have a ASUS DRW - 2014 L1T DVD-RW installed on a Vista-32 sp1 desktop PC. Recently it has stopped reading or recognising data DVDs (game, data, etc). It does recognise and play movie DVDs or CDs though. Nothing wrong with the failed DVDs as they work fine on different PCs. When I insert a...
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    help its dead

    hi guys im a complete novice on pcs,,but mine wont start up at all. all the connections are ok i have taken the back off the pc and the fan is running all the time dontknow if that os normal or not its making a clicking noise to hope you can help me thanks
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