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    1. Member Time for a GTI's Avatar
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      05-09-2012 09:22 PM #1
      Won't boot. Ran diagnostic. Doesn't see hard drive. FML

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      05-09-2012 09:28 PM #2
      #%#%#%#%#Bummer#%#%#%#%#

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      05-09-2012 09:28 PM #3
      Is it a bad connection at the pins, or possibly a burnt board on the drive? May not be as big of an issue as you think. I've brought many back to life.
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      05-09-2012 09:34 PM #4
      The IT geeks might be able to save it, we'll see in the morning. I've not had good luck with this kind of crash in the past though, I think the odds are probably against me.

      Luckily I did a full backup about a week ago though so it's not the end of the world. Extremely annoying though as I'm on some very tight deadlines and also out of the office traveling for an entire week next week. I also lost some work that I've been doing on my resume and some searches I've collected as well recently. Just very bad timing...very frustating.

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      05-09-2012 10:09 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Der Schaltwerks View Post
      #%#%#%#%#Bummer#%#%#%#%#
      did you just discover how to use color codes or sumthin?
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      05-09-2012 10:13 PM #6
      }{!}{!}{!}{!}{haters_gonna_hate}{!}{!}{!}{!}{

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      05-09-2012 10:18 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by mkII_short_dub View Post
      did you just discover how to use color codes or sumthin?
      I'm thinking yes
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      05-09-2012 10:18 PM #8
      {!} {!} {!}BUY HER 4X100 WHEELS {!} {!} {!}
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      05-09-2012 10:22 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      I'm thinking yes
      lol...consensus!
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      05-09-2012 10:23 PM #10
      ((((())))((((())))((((())))((((())))((((())))((((())))

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      05-09-2012 10:26 PM #11
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      05-09-2012 10:27 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Der Schaltwerks View Post
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      Oh ****.....he's master HTML 1.0.
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      05-09-2012 10:28 PM #13
      just replace the HDD. i put a 1/2 TB in my think pad. its butter baby!
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      05-09-2012 10:31 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      Oh ****.....he's master HTML 1.0.

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      05-09-2012 10:31 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Der Schaltwerks View Post
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      You took way too long to make that:

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      05-09-2012 10:49 PM #16
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      05-09-2012 11:19 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Der Schaltwerks View Post
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      I actually lol'd

      oh wow



      thread jacking all teh threads wif rainbows of color
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      Stay gold, ponygirl

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      05-10-2012 10:20 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by mkII_short_dub View Post
      I actually lol'd

      oh wow



      thread jacking all teh threads wif rainbows of color

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      05-10-2012 10:28 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by n0rdicalex. View Post
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      ***##***** thanks for reminding me to take that down*******######*****+*

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      Stay gold, ponygirl

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      05-10-2012 10:31 AM #20
      ---- am i doin it right? ----
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      05-10-2012 10:35 AM #21
      Colors are awesome

      My laptop did that once. Never recovered my pictures. ages 18-22 were lost forever.

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      05-10-2012 10:36 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
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      I see your pieces of flair, but where are the COLORS ?

      C-

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      05-10-2012 11:41 AM #23
      Perfect... now is the time to upgrade to an SSD
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      05-10-2012 11:51 AM #24
      IT could not recover the hard drive. Will spend the next day trying to get whatever I can from the past week. Can't do much...Outlook still syncronizing and drive still encrypting. Computer is SLOOOOOOOOOOOOW.

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      05-10-2012 12:15 PM #25
      Referring to the IT folks as "geeks" is a great way to get your ticket pushed to the back of the line.

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