EVGA GTX 275 Maintenance – Cleaning – Disassembly Guide

The EVGA GTX 275 has a very powerful cooling fan. When the GTX 275 is new it does draw in a good amount of cool air into the heatsink to properly cool the GTX 275 video card. As you see in the photos below, over time it brings not only a good amount of air onto the card, but dust, hair, lint to. This dust and pet hair etc will eventually block, limit the cooling capabilities of the card. Running ...

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Gateway GT5018E Desktop Audio Driver Problem

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Gateway GT5018E desktop running Windows XP Media Edition with a bad hard drive. New hard drive installed reloaded the operating system from Gateways recovery disks. The recovery disk had labeled on the disk – “operating system, programs files and drivers”. After installing Windows XP, there were no drivers installed. I inserted OS disk in to check the cd, could not find any drivers on the main installation disks. Ok, ...

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HitmanPro 3.7 – Portable USB Flash Drive Security Scanner

HitmanPro 3.7 is a computer security program, by SurfRight used to detect and remove rootkits, trojans, viruses, worms, spyware, adware and other malware (anything that may harm your computer) using extensive behavioural analysis and cloud computing. Program is retail, but has a 30 day trial that you can use to get a 2nd opinion from this security program that uses multi anti virus vendors on the scan. HitmanPro 3.7 does not conflict with any other ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Windows 8

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Found this good page on LifeHacker.com: Everything You Need to Know About Windows 8. Thought I’d share it here also.

  • The Best New Features in Windows 8
  • How to Not Get Lost in Windows 8: The Best Shortcuts and Tricks
  • How to Prepare Your Computer for Windows 8
  • Top 10 Secret Features in Windows 8
  • Why Does Everyone Hate Windows 8? Should I Upgrade?
  • How to ...
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Hitachi Drive Fitness Test – Code Listing – Test Your Hard Drive

Hitachi Drive Fitness Test (DFT) is a free hard drive testing utility for diagnosing any possible problems with the hard drive in your computer. To help users quickly determine whether or not a hard drive is really malfunctioning. For a computer that has crashed or failed to boot-up, Hitachi Drive Fitness Test can determine if the main problem is with the hard drive in your computer.

Hitachi Drive Fitness Test (DFT) is universal and can be used to diagnose almost any ...

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Dell Latitude D630 Service Disassembly Guide

Older Dell laptop still in great shape, was overheating bad at 98 celsius under load. With an idle temp of 66-68 celsius.

First off, this is a guide and by no means does Lightspeeds Computer Repair take any responsibility in the dis-assembly of your laptop by this guide & photos, and you damaging the laptop. Dis-assemble at your own risk.
 

Dell Latitude D630

Remove the battery

You have 13 ...

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YouTube Trouble With WordPress 3.4.2 – Solved!

 
 
Just signed up for wordpress hosting few days ago. Began posting a few posts here, and just tonight had problems with embedding a youtube video. Spent few hours trying several plugins with no success.

The problems I ran into when trying to embed youtube video were:

  • After updating and publishing, I had a broken blog, all other blog posts below were gone
  • Or Ended up with just a link to click on,,, not what I wanted
  • Or half video player was there, ...
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