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Duke Atreides

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About Duke Atreides

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    On political vacation
  • Birthday 04/26/1972

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    Moore, OK USA
  1. My wife has a Toshiba Satellite 1135-S125. This is the third time we have gotten this error, the previous two times I just used the restore discs and started over. However I thought there MUST be a better solution that reformatting the HDD. This particular time my wife had the thing on the couch for a long time and some error came up asking her to restart. I do not know what error it was but since then whenever we stry to start it it POSTS, then goes blank screen, if we wait 5 minutes something does come up which says: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or currupt: <Windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. Please reinstall a copy of the above file. I have tried using the Windows recovery with a SP2 disc, that does nothing. My wife has like 10 gigs of music on this laptop and really does not want to lose it, is there something we can do to fix this that does not involve using the restore discs or reformatting?
  2. I have tried it both with battery out and in. After completely taking the thing apart I discovered there is some physical damage to the MOBO. Oh well, another one bites the dust.
  3. I have an HP pavilion xt412 that was recently handed to me to fix. The problem this thing has is it turns on and then about 2 seconds later turns off, turn on, turn off etc about 10 times then comes on and hangs. The screen does not come up with POST or anything, the lights are merely on and the fan whirs. Any ideas? edit/ I have the thing completely dismantled currently.
  4. Bold clours on the checkerboard thing, and instead of the dot thing make the dots much smaller and with colour gradient for shading rather than the almost painful polka dot look.
  5. One of my favourite artists is Enya... I own all of her albums (cds for you punk kids) So there.
  6. If you do not want to read political threads... (big pause) . STAY OUT OF THE POLITIX SECTION! see how easy that is? In Soviet Union they eliminated political discourse, not here. Now I have to come out of vacation... *EDITED*
  7. So taz, by your definition... does that make you a liberal fanboi?
  8. You know there are many, many loberals just praying that the elections tomorrow are a failure because without George W Bush they would not have happened. Almost time to come out of vacation mode.
  9. I find the notion of lubing up your mousepad to be just disturbing. I use a WowPad, its nice and big and works just fine for me.
  10. Attacking a person is not kosher. Laying waste to a opinion is completely fair game.
  11. When one makes gratuitous assertions based on hyperbole and misinformation then one should fully EXPECT to be blasted.
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