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post #11 of 24
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It's a rudimentary bargain bin case, a friend put it together for next to nothing, looks like I was short shifted in more ways than one!
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I would still recommend running it outside the case for a bit to see if the issue goes away or not. You'll have to take it all out to switch anyways.
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post #13 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

I would still recommend running it outside the case for a bit to see if the issue goes away or not. You'll have to take it all out to switch anyways.

thats actually a really good point smile.gif
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post #14 of 24
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True, but I don't reckon I could do it myself, so after paying for someone to do it, then get it fixed I might as well have bought a new machine. I only need the hard drive anyway.
post #15 of 24
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True, but I don't reckon I could do it myself, so after paying for someone to do it, then get it fixed I might as well have bought a new machine. I only need the hard drive anyway.
Do it yourself.
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post #16 of 24
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True, but I don't reckon I could do it myself, so after paying for someone to do it, then get it fixed I might as well have bought a new machine. I only need the hard drive anyway.

It's a lot easier then you would think. A few screws attach the motherboard to the case, and usually one each per card you have installed (often only video card these days). After that take all the power cables out, and you've done all you need to remove the PC from the case.

If you can't figure out how to do something, we would be able to help you.
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post #17 of 24
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Quote:
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Quote:
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True, but I don't reckon I could do it myself, so after paying for someone to do it, then get it fixed I might as well have bought a new machine. I only need the hard drive anyway.
Do it yourself.

I would if I could, just learning new things at the moment, bare with me! I'm more design orientated but that shouldnt be an excuse ha ha!
post #18 of 24
its not as hard as you think, once you have done it you will see. any questions you have just ask smile.gif
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post #19 of 24
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Quote:
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its not as hard as you think, once you have done it you will see. any questions you have just ask smile.gif

Thanks Stubass, will have a look later tonight and report back on how many fingers I have left!
post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coolmaster View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

its not as hard as you think, once you have done it you will see. any questions you have just ask smile.gif

Thanks Stubass, will have a look later tonight and report back on how many fingers I have left!

your welcome and have fun.. hope you have 10 fingers left too lol biggrin.gif
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