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BLC-85 Errors

Take a look here it has several pages of info to include error ligh patterns and what they mean.

http://www.printcopy.info/serman/bjc85/bjc85sm.htm
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CD Wont Install

Check this article. this is a rather complex problem and this procedure has corrected it fo many.

Follow the procedure EXACTLY as stated or you can damage your operating system, requiring a...
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CD Probs

You did not mention if your CD drives show up in device manager. NTPROTECT is put there by Norton antivrus.
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Remove Partitions

I would suggest you download delpart.exe. Just google that file and you will find it easily. This program is simple and works in most cases.
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computer won't power up

If the other tests tahat have been suggested to you don't work take a look at the capacitors on the motherboard while you have it apart. This link will tell you about the capacitor problems that can...
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Firewire vs USB

Assuming you have USB 2.0 here are the comarisons in speed and features:

USB 2.0

1. 1.5 Mbit/s 12Mbit/s 480Mbit/s supported.
2. USB controller is required to control the bus and data...
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XP Problems

Try booting into safe mode and see what happens and let us know.
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CD/DVD Drive

Did you set the drive select jumper the same as the drive you removed (ie master, slave)?

Also in device manager make sure it doesn't still show the old drive in the installed hardware. I have...
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Firefox

Use anything but IE. The security concerns with that browser are an issue. Use Firefox, Opera etc. I use both but no IE.
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Blank Pages

I am not familiar with that exact printer but most printers in the print properties settings has the option to print in color or black.

If you are printing in color the color cartridge is used...
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Streaks

In most cases that type of print problem is due to a bad scraper on the toner drum. This can not be repaired and means the toner cartridge is bad. If you remove the toner cartridge there is usually a...
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Word Password

I do IT support and we have people quit who have put passwords on word documents on their way out that are very important.

Do a google search and you will find a method to retrieve that file.
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Do not connect the old drive at the same time the...

Do not connect the old drive at the same time the new drives is connected until you fdisk the old drive.

As TAE said load the OS on the new drive and keep the old one around. But, if the old drive...
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reload

Your procedure sounds good to me. I

would suggest that if you need no information off the old drive Fdisk it then reformat. This is just a precaution in case your old drive has some virus hidden...
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CPU Overheating

That board has C.O.P. (CPU Overheating Protection) and will shut the system down should CPU temps reach a dangerous level.

When you boot to see if that is your problem press the Delete key during...
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Printing Problems

Have you gone to the HP web site and downloaded the latest drivers for that printer?

If not I would try that first then let us know.
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Folder

I have a couple of suggestions. Go to start then run and type msconfig. When it runs look at the startup tab and see if edonkey is on the list of programs starting at boot. If so you did not...
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Backups

You will get lots of advice on this subject. Everyone has their favorite method. Here are some options that you can look at.

You need to decide if you are going to backup only those files created...
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PCI Wireless card

One thing you might try that is not always obvious to new computer hardware people.

Try the card in a different PCI slot. Each PCI slot assigns different IRQ settings for cards. On some...
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Os

I had Linux installed and used the Linux CD burning siftware. But you have some choices.

On Ebay you can get Linux CD sets very cheap and you dont have to worry about long downloads or burning...
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Free OS

I am using Novell SUSE Linux 10.0 on this machine. Installation was a no brainer and everything worked the first time just like windows OS. Best, no spyware or virus problems to worry about with...
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Noise When Cold

About 99% of the time it is one of two things.

As mentioned remove the case and see if the CPU fan is spinning slowly when this happens. Bad bearings or lots of dust on CPU fan can cause this...
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Remote Access

Just do a google search for remote file access. There are numerous options.

One that comes to mind that some friends have used was PCNOW. I have no first hand experience with any of the remote...
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I own one of those drives and it works fine. I...

I own one of those drives and it works fine. I leave it connected to my PC and do backups on it. I also use it when moving large amounts of data to another computer when no network connection is...
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Talking Linux

I have tried BSD and found it lacking in hardware support. The very machine I am sending this on with Mandrake 2005LE with all hardware working, would not even work on BSD. Sound and video srivers...
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