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Meho

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #30 on: December 13, 2009, 08:16:36 AM »
Thanks for the graphic card instructions, I hope I'll never have to use it. And Dre-Day thanks for help in this thread in general, really appreciate it.
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #31 on: December 13, 2009, 08:54:40 AM »
strange.

can you tell me which graphics card you have?
maybe i can give it a try

I have no idea what it is lol.

This is the general info the system gives:
Manufacturer: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
Model: ASUS Notebook F50SL Series
Rating 4,2
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(r) Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz 2.17 GHz
Memory (RAM): 4,00 GB
System Type: 32- Bit Operating System
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #32 on: December 13, 2009, 10:13:06 AM »
Thanks for the graphic card instructions, I hope I'll never have to use it. And Dre-Day thanks for help in this thread in general, really appreciate it.
no problem :)

strange.

can you tell me which graphics card you have?
maybe i can give it a try

I have no idea what it is lol.

This is the general info the system gives:
Manufacturer: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
Model: ASUS Notebook F50SL Series
Rating 4,2
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(r) Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz 2.17 GHz
Memory (RAM): 4,00 GB
System Type: 32- Bit Operating System
ah, so you're on a laptop.

by the way, your windows doesn't look like the pictures i posted, does it?

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #33 on: December 13, 2009, 12:29:18 PM »
Naw vista but basically the same
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #34 on: December 14, 2009, 01:15:28 AM »
Naw vista but basically the same
i understand, but it does make a difference for your graphics card software  ;)

i'll search the internet to find out which graphics card you have

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #35 on: December 14, 2009, 07:42:25 AM »
Thanks
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #36 on: December 14, 2009, 09:34:51 AM »
Thanks
alright, decided to check the asus website.
didn't find any product info, but i did find software in the download section.

http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us

here's what you need to select

-product: notebook
-series: F50 series
-model: F50SL

click on search.

as soon as you see the results, click on VGA, then select a download server

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #37 on: December 14, 2009, 10:35:03 AM »
Fixed =D

Thanks

If you feel like helping me some more, my external harddisc isn't working anymroe =/
THe light goes On, the computer makes the sound that it's connected but it doesnt'allow me to enter it nor let me see it.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2009, 10:51:44 AM by The Great Cornholio »
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #38 on: December 14, 2009, 11:21:36 AM »
Fixed =D

Thanks

If you feel like helping me some more, my external harddisc isn't working anymroe =/
THe light goes On, the computer makes the sound that it's connected but it doesnt'allow me to enter it nor let me see it.
8)

sure.
that could mean multiple things, so let's find out.

first, i'd like to know if you've tried connecting the drive to other USB ports that are present on your laptop?



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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #39 on: December 14, 2009, 11:23:31 AM »
^yes on multiple computers even.

Even a different usb-harddisc cable.

It stopped working after I pulled the calbe out when on I belief.
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #40 on: December 14, 2009, 11:49:40 AM »
^yes on multiple computers even.

Even a different usb-harddisc cable.

It stopped working after I pulled the calbe out when on I belief.
so you mean that you pulled out the power cable?
strange, i don't think you did anything wrong.

well the good news is, you hear a sound, which means Windows detects something ;)

let's see if Windows tells you something about the issue.

go to Control panel, it looks like this:


-go to system and maintenance, or whatever it's called in your version

-click on device manager



you'll see a list of hardware.
not sure where the drive is divided into ( mine for example, is listed as a hard disk, but this may differ)
i found a picture that shows the possible locations:


i'm quite sure your device has an exclamation symbol next to it, something like this(different device off course):



click on the device, and read any available information about the issue

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #41 on: December 14, 2009, 12:09:45 PM »
This device cannot start. (Code 10)

Click 'Check for solutions' to send data about this device to Microsoft and to see if there is a solution available.
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #42 on: December 14, 2009, 12:11:58 PM »
Since this has turned into a FAQ thread for Dre-Day I have another small problem. I've got this folder that I can't delete. I keep getting the message as if the files are in use, so I can't delete them. But I haven't used them in like 6 months (nothing important, some old video files). So basically, how do I delete something that Windows doesn't let me ?
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #43 on: December 14, 2009, 12:14:10 PM »
Since this has turned into a FAQ thread for Dre-Day I have another small problem. I've got this folder that I can't delete. I keep getting the message as if the files are in use, so I can't delete them. But I haven't used them in like 6 months (nothing important, some old video files). So basically, how do I delete something that Windows doesn't let me ?
Try deleting the files first then the folder.
Had that same problem billions of times.
 

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Re: Computer Help!
« Reply #44 on: December 14, 2009, 12:24:50 PM »
Already tried that, didn't work.