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Hardware malfunction - The system has halted
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Hardware malfunction - The system has halted
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HP dvd play on my laptop malfunctioning
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A Computer Malfunction
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It started going to the 'blue screen', is it the hard drive malfunctioning? It happenede while i was online running world of warcraft.
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Windows has encountered a hard disk drive problem
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I have an intermittent disappearing Pioneer DVR-K17B drive
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Micro sd 2gb card, not read.
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Acer aspire 5315 laptop cd/dvd drive stop working like there was none
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DVD Drive Booting
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A friend placed a malaysian cdrw or data dvd in my computer and now my cd/dvd player is juddery. Sound and dvd files play fine off the hard drive. It is the mechanical drive that malfunctions. Can you help me fix it?
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Compaq presario v2555us
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Ibm t30 a small picture of a pad lock appears on screen when i boot my t30 (looks like a dos screen. I removed memory it wouldn't start, i replaced it then removed battery and it went back to the drawing of a lock. press f1 and still would show a drawing of a pad lock? please help
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DVD drive malfunctioning
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Asus X83Vb blue toot not being recognized
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DVD Rom malfunction
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Malfunctioning computer freezes when booting from a cd or floppy
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