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Forum: Troubleshooting Printers, Copiers, Scanners and other Imaging & Printing Devices 06-24-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Why would an HP deskjet not print?

same issue. hp deskjet inkjunk printer keeps printing out blank pages after not being used for a while, usually at least a month. this issue happens on many hp deskjet models. sometimes, changing the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-14-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,585
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Ultimate Pentium 4 Retro Gamer!

damn! that would be a waste of hundreds of dollars there! all those parts would be worth several hundreds of dollars on junkbay currently!

yea neat idea but i disagree with gigabyte's...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-13-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,644
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Other Misc Weird Build Thread

just to add a name to that cooler so people can find it and get it if they like it and wanna use it also, that is the zalman cnps7700-cu cpu cooler. there is also an al-cu hybrid aluminum copper...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-13-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Soyo SY-7VBA133U recap

dont replace the junk sacon caps with more junk caps like capxon and jackon if u want the system to last a long time! the board u have is a chipset that has p3 tualatin support with agp, pci and isa...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-06-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: 1000gb Seagate hdd help

some dvr appliances use the udf filesystem meant for optical media like cd/dvds/blurays on their internal hard drives which they record to. if u still dont see any files, its probably a filesystem...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-06-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: First time recapping a motherboard, need advice!

yea replacing the whole set of caps that are grouped together is a good idea because if one goes, the rest will follow soon after.

those little caps with a Y vent and three notches are teapos....
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-06-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: AsRock P4i65G polycap/polymod advice?

it depends on the age and quality of the caps and whether they are japanese or not. i know asrock likes to use junk caps on their boards and the board u have is from the bad cap plague era.

and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-26-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cats are an expensive investment

lol a computer that actually got peed on by a cat! :jester: haha! that could have fooled me too if a client brought in a computer that smelled like cat piss and says it doesnt work. my instinct would...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-10-2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 42,930
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Repurposing a 2004 Athlon 64 system in 2021

256mb agp aperture size with only 1gb of ram? not a very wise move as u could end up with only 768mb ram usable if u play high-res texture games. from my own testing, if u use a 128mb vram card,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-07-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: The 2022 Operating System Thread

with regards to decrapifying win10, i heard there's software around that lets u do that. some members like topcat posted links to some of them on how they decrapified win10 with the help of some...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-03-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,834
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

yea those wd scorpio blacks are the only good laptop hard drive i've seen. dropped and flipped my laptop over while still in operation and the drive just continues chugging along, no issue, no bad...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-20-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 1,111,877
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

been thinking hard about this and i believe bill did that as a tradeoff because win98 was a hybrid 16/32 bit os, so some libeties had to be taken and some compromises had to be made. on the other...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,834
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

it all depends on what type of data u put on them and your risk appetite. if its critical data then even 1 bad sector is unacceptable because that has already caused loss of your valuable data. if...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: what to do with faulty hard drives?

just one more question tho, if the hard drive is focked, how do i know its not the pcb that is causing the hard drive to be focked? if i sell the focked hd pcb then what if the buyer complains i sold...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,834
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

i just use them till they drop. thats the point of the hardware. all hard drives will fail eventually... :violin: just a question of not if but when.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-17-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Completely dead BaoDiKai 120MM fan

yea momaka also mentioned something about symptoms like those. if it wont spin up on its own but only with a finger or push, it means one or more of the fan phases or coils is busted. for me, i...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-16-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 1,111,877
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

yea the memory limit on win98se varies with motherboards and their bioses depending on how much pci address space they reserve. if a mobo has a large reserved pci address range, u will have less max...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-16-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Completely dead BaoDiKai 120MM fan

yea i killed a nice b-gears b-blaster ball bearing fan before. i was trying to blow out the dust off the fans and butter fingers slipped and the straw i was using to stop the fan blades from spinning...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-12-2021, 03:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,613
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus KFN5-D SLI Kinda Retro-ish Rescue / Build

the only thing i've ever liked about thermaltake psus is the fan delay cool feature. some of their psus have it and it works by running the psu fan for 1 minute even after power off. it helps to cool...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-12-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 1,111,877
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

if u're going the win98se route, then do remember that the os only supports 1gb ram max with tweaks, so u can go with 512mb ram modules if thats the case.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-06-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,613
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus KFN5-D SLI Kinda Retro-ish Rescue / Build

yea thats typical of nvidia chipsets. runs hot, shoddy manufacturing (bumpgate scandal) and doesnt last long as a result. any idea when it died and how long it lasted? 13 years is already a very long...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-06-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,613
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus KFN5-D SLI Kinda Retro-ish Rescue / Build

thermaltake psus are oem-ed from channel well technology or cwt. the issue is that thermaltake likes to cheap out on the caps when ordering from cwt and they often have junk caps like junfool,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-29-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 1,111,877
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

where's the pic of the modem u set the tele handset in? never seen that one before. would be nice to see what that looks like?
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-25-2021, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Question what to do with faulty hard drives?

i have several dead/bricked (not detected, doesnt show up or making constant clicks of death) and faulty bad sector hard drives. im moving house soon and need to get rid of some dead weight. :gtfo:
...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-21-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: bricked my laptop ram from messing around too much with spdtool!

yea. spdtool is such that u have to dump the spd data to disk and edit it then save the modified spd data to eeprom. i saved both the original dump and modified spd data to disk. so that i can revert...
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