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Macbook pro external monitor screen blackout flicker

I recently updated my work machine to a Apple macbook pro and have been using the laptop LCD along with my external monitor which is a Samsung 204B via a mini port to DVI connector. Resulting in the not so popular screen blank out or flicker which occurs at a random interval, no rhyme or reason...

Filed under: Apple  Tags: Hardware, Os X

The dreaded HDD clunk de-clunk

You may have heard the dreaded HDD clunk before followed by the solid red HDD led! Its really not a sound you want to hear. For me its not so bad as I'm running a RAID-1 mirror which means I can disconnect the failed drive, order a new one if needed and still keep working....

Filed under: Windows  Tags: Hardware, Xp

Samsung 204B LCD screen blackout

The screen blackout issue with my Samsung SyncMaster 204B occurs when using the DVI input on the monitor. The screen will blackout at random times and then flick back on, this does not occur when using the analogue input into the monitor. This issue only happen's on some Samsung 204B monitor's...

Filed under: Windows  Tags: Hardware, Xp