i've read some to have different specs. its no big deal though. i will eventually install this tl-60.
what im curious to know is if your mainboard info is the same as mine in cpu-z?
0UW744 with sb600 southbridge chipset
i still haven't tried the upgrade haha.
i've been meaning to get to it but have been busy with other stuff.
one thought was that maybe the 65nm...
probably something blown on the motherboard.
checking voltage with power isn't damaging unless you shorted something accidentally while checking...
have you tried burning the bootable cd version?
what brand is your hard drive?
its apparent that the inside of your pc is getting too hot if the 8in fan is working for you.
ambient temps in your room can make a world of...
it should be okay.
the watts are higher on the dell charger but the output voltage of 19.5v is the same on both chargers.
the amps are a little...
you can try blowing out the video port on the motherboard with compressed air.
sometimes debris can get left in the port after a cleaning and...
it shouldn't matter which one you run.
i just thought it might be best to isolate the laptop from windows to avoid any hiccups during the test.
i never heard of paragon, but it may be good software.
i would recommend using the seagate's seatools.
i've had good luck with it and it was the...
i would skip the memtest and run a hard drive test first.
make sure to do a thorough/full test and not a simple/short one.
have you tried reverting back to onboard video to see if 4gb will work again?
i understand you swapped ram sticks to eliminate the possibility of...
what exactly are you trying to use the power supplies for?
are you clipping off all the wires except for 12v lines only?
are you using the right...
what do you mean does not reboot again? do you mean it doesn't come back on?
when you try to turn it back on does it attempt to turn on and then...
if you can tell us the message you get from the blue screen it would be more helpful.
if you have 2 sticks of memory installed try removing one...
sounds like something is not being powered properly or power issue.
have you tried a different power supply?
did you plug all the cables in where...
you're probably right about the drivers.
if it detects in your bios then its just a matter of getting the os to recognize the device as well.
without more details its hard to say.
probably a bad hard drive?
determine if this is hardware problem or software.
you could download a boot disc of some kind that loads a mouse driver in a dos/linux...
it wont even fit in right as the notches are totally off.
they've stopped supporting it since the 1366 socket i believe.
here's an image of...
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