Forum discussion tagged with SMC.
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    Question Old MacBook Pro won’t start.

    It was working fine until I left it sitting for about 9-10 months, now when I press the power button nothing happens. I’ve already put in a new battery and reset the PRAM and SMC. I got a new laptop about 6 years ago to replace this one. I didn’t get around to trying to sell the old one for...
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    Question Raid 5 depleted ASRock P67 Extreme6

    Hi guys. I had 4 8tb disks running raid 5 on sata 2 ports of ASRock P67 Extreme6 card. One drive got water damaged and is dead now. Array works but in depleted mode at the boot up. I went into a utility and there is no option to recover, however I haven't tried replacing a disk yet. I am...
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    Origin EON15-S Gaming Laptops Sport 1050 Ti GPUs, Optional Customizable Paint Job

    Origin PC's new EON15-S gaming laptops will feature an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, up to an Intel Core i7-7700HQ, and a customizable automotive paint finish. Origin EON15-S Gaming Laptops Sport 1050 Ti GPUs, Optional Customizable Paint Job : Read more
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    bottlenecking issues for Amd cpu

    Hello currently i am having these specs Amd fx 4300 (4 cpu's) 8gb hyper x kingston @ 1886 mhz 1 tb wd Hardisk Gpu: zotac nvidia Gtx 750 ti So my question is if i upgrade to good 450 watts psu now for my existing specs listed above will work great to get decents fps in games ..!! But also ...
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    AM3(+) cooler on FM2(+)?

    As the title says, what are the compatibilities of different AMD socket coolers? Thanks for the answer.
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    Budget APU build for light image editing and web browsing, help required

    Hey guys, I have a question about another system build. This is a budget system for my mom because currently she's using a Sony Vaio VGN-FW51JF. My mom, who is a painter, uses it for storing the photos of her paintings, rough sketches, drawings and stuff like that. She also uses Adobe Lightroom...
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    Underpowered USB Ports

    After installing a second storage drive, I have decided to totally wipe everything from my current desktop (built 12/2008) after Windows 10 is launched. My wife has an external hard drive that works with every single full USB port in the house, except for the 8 ports on my desktop (6 back, 2...
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    Windows 8.1 restarts almost immediately after shut down

    Windows 8.1 restarts almost immediately after shut down. It happens around 70 percent of the time. I have to shut it down again. Sometimes it shuts down correctly. Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit Hardware Specs: Motherboard : Intel DH67BL CPU : Core i5-2320 3.0GHz GPU : Nvidia...
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    Bios Setup SONY VAIO i7

    I Have Sony Vaio i7-3537u SVF152A29W, but what is the key to enter the Bios Setup? Ty.
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    How to maintain a fast PC

    Hi all. (Yes I know this thread has been asked a million times, in a million forums :), but I thought that the world needed 1 more :pt1cable: ). Anyways, I just reformated my Hdd after around 2 years and its just so smooth and fast. Nice bootup speed, I no longer dredd a restart :). Basically...
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    MSI Z97 Mpower - Power connectors?

    I have a few questions for all you hardware jocks our there! :) On my new mother, the MSI Z97 Mpower, there is 2 new power plugs I have never had on any previous motherboard. First it has any additional 4 pin CPU power plug, next to the 8 pin CPU power plug. The store in which I purchased it...
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    Any way to check if a PSU is alive without the paperclip trick?

    Today's the day I finally get to order my graphics card (pretty sure I've said that alot) but lo and behold, my PSU stopped powering my system. It was working fine before I installed my HDD, but even after I unplugged that, it still wouldn't power my system. I flipped all the switches I could...
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    CPU Selection (My Internal Debate)

    My appologies if this thread has been done before but after searching around several forums I still have no solution to my debate. I will be upgrading my CPU/MB and installing windows 8.1 in the future. My current build is roughly: Asus P6t Deluxe V2 i7 920@ 3.6 GHz GTX 780 3x2GB RAM 600GB...
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    2 HDD with windows

    Hi, i recently both a used computer with windows xp, and i wanted more space in my pc, so i connected the hdd from my old pc, but it was with windows too. it started to ask for some verification or something, so i disconected the second hdd and restarted the pc, but it still requires for...
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    Windoze Help & support... LMAO

    So, I have this clients laptop in for repairs. It's a Vaio PCG-k13. It is FUBAR. Removed thousands of viruses/adware/malware/et al. I salvaged the important data, tried the factoy restore (located on a hidden partition), and it doesn't work... Big surprise. So, I cloned the drives, sliced...
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    I am trying to reinstate sound on my computer running windows xp.when i boot up the computer it says new hardware found and when i proceed to the hardware wizard it says it is missing \drivers\chipset\xp. please help!
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    Screen Black and out during AMD graphics driver install

    Hello, First off, my system: MB: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A97 (AM3r2) (2200MHz NB) CPU: AMD FX-8350 (OCed to 4.5GHz atm) RAM: 8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 1033MHz GPUs: Crossfire: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series (ATI AIB) ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series (ASUStek Computer Inc) Disks: 120GB and 90GB Kingston...
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    Installation of office software

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) I have XP Home edition i'm trying to install office onto my computer I load the disk put in the Buyers code and hit enter I receive the following error "INSTALLER INFORMATION" Internal error 2755: please contact product...
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    A Drive problem

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) My A drive will not let me format a disk - tells me Windows cannot format this disk, neither will it let the computer boot from the floppy but I can open a programme that is on a floppy - there is nothing showing amiss in...
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    Error Accessing The Registry

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) Hello, I have a few registry entries i want to remove however i keep recieving the error "Error accessing the registry" whenever i try to merge the .reg file. The file i am trying to merge contains the below which as far...