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    Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Well I live an hour away from Calgary, and I say “screw'em all". Forget Tampa forget Calgary I'm hoping for a lockout to happen. "Waste my time by always interrupting what would have been a good show on television!" And besides hockey’s just bunch of highly paid, overly glorified people skating...
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    Free game--why is it so small?

    Well all I can say is if that game truly is 95k, it is a safe be to say he or she has a long healthy carrier in the video game industry, if he can take 95k and turn it into that, however im guessing that, in load it downloads the rest of the files it needs. I could be wrong but thats just my call
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    ok so I got home from work, opened my case and had a look at the ten pin *I believe* jumper i noticed there was one on it already along with the one that came with it. looked at my hard drive, and noticed it was set to cable; so i pulled it out and placed it in the master slot and dont get the...
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    primary slave= WDC1200JB-xxxxx, Secondary Master= Lite-On CD-RW, Secondary slave= Lite-On DVD Boot order, 1,IDE Device WDC1200, 2, Removeable, Legacy floppy, 3, Atapi CD-ROM Light-on, 4, Int18 Device
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    no theres no *floppy in the drive* :P perhaps i put the jumper in the wrong spot? that little plastic thing that comes with my HD. and my boot time still takes forever. and yes on intital boot it says, Disk boot error, insert system disk, and then if i press reset it boots fine, with...
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    now*Yawn* when i boot up my computer from a complete shut down i get a non-system disk error and its not detecting my hd, but when i press my reset button it boots fine, or when i restart it boots fine, WTH is happening? I have to go to work so ill check this post after or at lunch if i have time.
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    *I ran lifegaurd and everything checked out just fine* A good sign i hope :) Still hopeing to find a a solution to my file transfer thought*
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    yup primary is udma 5 mode the secondary is 2 and forgive my typeing ive been up seince 4am so im a little burned out
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    Ok for fear of being called an ubernoob 1. I am aware of the the light that flashes *the one that shows a cylinder* what im saying is before it was just my bottom light that flashed and now its both the light bulb and the cylinder* and 2, under the device magager it says, Disk0, Type Basic...
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    Need a little more help with my hd

    Ok, So heres the story, my original hard drive was a maxtor 40 gig, I picked up a new 120 gig WD cavier,se yesterday, I installed it today. I think i installed it correctly * its my first new HD* Windows xp installed fine, everything seems to be running right, I made 3 partitions roughly, 40...
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    does the wd disk come with it to image the hd? ive never done that, so i just partition it off into basicly 3 40 gig drives? does that mean id just install the os on one partition and use the other 2 for saveing files, installing programs and such then if i crash all i have to do is format the...
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    Yet another harddrive question.

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    Yet another harddrive question.

    Great, thanks divx im gonna go with the WD se 120 when i get paid thanks for all your help. Your rep meter just went up
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    will it conflict with my maxtor 40? I know im mental half my problem is im pretty pissed right now so im sorry. And thanks for your help my fellow Canadian. Im in alberta myself, and whats the differance between the special editon wd harddrives and the other ones? Drinking to many Canadians...
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    what drive would you suggest i get for speed, reliability and perfomance? in the 80 to 120 gig range id like a 120 but ill settle for less if its better and should i put the os on the new one or leave it on the old one so if it crashes i dont lose all my data and i can just format and reinstall?
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    so a WD would be better for me I guess, I dont know if i should keep my old hd in or pull it out all together, due to heat issues.
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    its an amd mobo it runs an athlon 1.33
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    ok well i have xp, so thats good but what about the whole ata 133 and sata hd's if i got that right, i know ones better then the other but i dont know if my mobo supports sata I have an *old now* asus a7a And what about external hd,s what do you guys and gals think about them are they just...
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    Yet another harddrive question.

    Im just curious and I know this may be a noobie question but how do you tell what kind of hardrives your mobo supports? I need to find out what my computer can use it has a MAXTOR 6L040J2, 40 gig right now and I need to get a 80 or 120 gig HD Thanks
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    Games Arcade

    Awww I liked killing the penguin :(