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I'm assuming you want to change the cpu. The easiest way is to get your motherboard manual which will tell you everything about your motherboard including the changing of the cpu.
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My 2gb ram stick died, so I tried upgrade to 4gb
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Screen is black but cpu turns on ;(
Hi Bwicked,\015\012\015\012Based on your post description, it would seem a whole lot of problems and questions. Let's try one by one:\015\0121. cpu was really really hot - this is expected if the unit was covered (bed sheets), however, most units hav ... Gateway CX2610 Notebook
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CPU Fan Speed Too Low or Fails***
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EMachine Model T3828 No power
Greetings! As the first answer suggests, you must be comfortable taking things apart. I've actually just finished diagnosing the same problem on a customer's computer, and Here's what I did.First, I remove the power plug, open up the co ... E-Machines eMachines T3830 PC Desktop
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I am going to buy a HP desktop. I want to install a Q9650 and 8gb of mem. and 750gb to 1tb HD. 8600Gt - 512 mb graphics. I will want to use it for television viewing and surfing, as it will be connected to my big screen television. I want the PC easily upgradable. What do I look for in the motherboard specifications?
What do you need to look for in the motherboard specifications? I suggest you start by going to HP.com/Support,http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.htmlIn the box to the right of -> product search: <- ... HP PC Desktops
Computer powers on but does not boot - no videe output.
Video card may be bad... or even hard drive. "we could use another desktop for schoolwork" does that mean you have another CPU setup? Try switching video cards and harddrive (and even other components) with your working CPU. ... HP Pavilion 525c (DD210AR#ABA) PC Desktop
Blank Screen In the display settings, I inadvertently disabled the screen in the advanced settings. I boot up, the Windows Welcome graphics appears, etc. Then, when the desktop usually appears, confirmed with the Windows "3 note" start sound...I get nothing visually. I've tried unplugging the power cord and taking out the battery - nothing. I've tried getting into the computer in order to remove and reseat the cpu, but can't get into the dang machine. Thanks for any assistance!
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My wireless connection drops out after some time on my desktop, and when I open network connections my system locks up completely...help!
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I want to open up the desktop cpu - PC Desktops
I'm assuming you want to change the cpu. The easiest way is to get your motherboard manual which will tell you everything about your motherboard including the changing of the cpu. ... PC Desktops
Hi I have a Dell Optiplex GX520 desktop... Running XP professional. My cpu was a 2.5GHZ celeron.. I have now upgraded to a Intel Pentium D 3.2Ghz Processor. I updated the system bios from the Dell support website My pc works fine with it,except on start-up it states ¨incompatible cpu found¨ then askes to use F1 to start windows normaly after pressing F1 it starts into windows and works fine and even shows the correct cpu values
You can try resettingthe bios with the cmos jumper (move jumper over to\015\012open pin, then return to original position) or simply remove the board\015\012battery for a few seconds. If you get to the post position; be sure to\015\012save and exit a ... PC Desktops
Amber light flickering on HP pavilion desktop a610n
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Desktop not appear
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Laptop shows a split screen in Windows & BIOS
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System Primary HDD is protected by a password authentication syst
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I had formated my e1501 lap and i installed the drivers found in dell site every thing is working fine but audio drivers dosen't function i had tried many driver found in web nothing is correct so plz help me to find the solution Sudhan [email protected]
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Hp desk top will not turn on
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My computer freezes for no apparent reason :(
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I want to force Vista to boot from the CD but I lost the admin password to change the order of boot
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Is my laptop core2 duo
I see DCSE has given you a way to check the CPU in your system except he left your question unanswered. If he had bothered to read your question he would have noticed that you actually read the markings on the CPU and he wou ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
I had to restore my computer to factory settings how can I access my backed up files in my D hardrive to restore my lost music, docs software etc
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