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Old 07-26-2009, 02:53 AM   #1
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Default Rebuilding/upgrading a computer

we have 2 computers, one old, one newer

on with a fried power supply, cd/dvd drive, larger hard drive

old one with working power supply, cd/drive, small hard drive

we want to put the larger hard drive, and the dvd drive, and put it on the older computer, then load ubuntu on it..

3 problems... larger hard drive won't work, and nothing shows up on the screen, and we don't know how to connect the usb..

here's a picture, tell us what we're doing wrong (we can take more pics, just tell us to):

(sorry wrong place... friend posted)

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Old 07-28-2009, 10:38 PM   #2
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Default Re: Rebuilding/upgrading a computer

I can't really see. Is the 4 pin power connector plugged into your motherboard?
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