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I have this customer that is running windows 10 (See Specs in the upload) about twice a day it will just freezes up.  This customer is raising fresh water catfish and he is using this computer to monitor the oxygen level and water temperature in the ponds.  
I tried to find the Memory.DMP file but couldn't find it even though the settings on the computer are set to save the dump file in the %SystemRoot% folder.  
The customer brought the computer to my shop this morning and I have been running with his monitoring system going and youtube videos playing (for about 3 hours now, and the system has been running perfect.  
I built this unit for this customer right at a year ago and it has worked fine up until now.  Here are the components I used in the machine:
SSD Drive:           SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB Solid State Drive
DVD Drive:          LG Electronics Internal Super Multi Drive Optical Drives GH24NSC0B
Wireless card:    HiRO H50319 Dual Band Wireless 802.11ac AC1200 11ac WiFi 2T2R 867Mbps PCIe PCI Express PCI-E x1 Adapter 2x 2dBi Dipole Antenna Windows 10 8.1 8 7
Power Supply:    EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W, 3 Year Warranty, Power Supply 100-W1-0500-KR
Motherboard:    BIOSTAR Hi-Fi A70U3P FM2+ / FM2 AMD A70M 4 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Processor:          AMD Black Edition A10-Series APU Processor with Radeon R7 Graphics (A10-7860K-AD786KYBJCSBX)
Memory:             Patriot Signature 8GB DIMM DDR3 CL11 PC3-12800 (1600MHz) PSD38G16002

I think my motherboard failed. It just shut off and then it smelled bad as melted plastics. I thought is from the power supply connector, the yellow female jack in the back of the laptop, so I took it apart, dissembling totally, piece by piece.
I cleaned up everything, especially the fan full of dust, using air pressure jets and also dedicated spray for electronic components, PCB.
The components on the motherboard are covered with a black sheet of plastic/vinyl-like.
After cleaning I spotted 2 capacitors carbonized – most probably the cause of the smell and failure.
They are SMD ceramic capacitors, seem size 1206, most probably MLCC.
I have the tools to remove and replace them, but I do not know their value.
Can someone help with the values of these capacitors?
I have in mind persons that either had similar experience and repaired motherboards before, maybe particular for Lenovo T410s – by chance, or if you can find somewhere the PCB sketch with the bill of materials and or/schematic.
What cause that failure? Is it the only one?
I do not know, but I would like to try to replaces those 2 capacitors. On opposite side of the PCB everything is clean, the components are untouched by the temperature.
I presume the failure comes from the small WiFi board inserted in the nearby connector. Maybe has to be replaced with another one. What I remember is that I let for few days the laptop set with power on, even when the lid was closed, and was not always on the table, but also …
What is the part number to purchase a USB dongle for a Jabra Evolve 65 MS headset?
How do I show processor usage in the system tray for Windows 10 so that I don't have to open a separate window each time?

What about memory usage from there also?
I am not familiar with TF Cards.  Are they the same as microSD?   I need it for car dashcam.

Should I get microSD or a TF?  Any preferences?
Note: this is a follow-up to another thread posted yesterday and located here:

        Identify desktop PC ports


Yesterday I posted images of the front of my computer and shown below are images of the back. If someone could identify the ports labeled by letters (and numbers), as well as which of them can be replaced individually if faulty, I'd appreciate it.

By the way, the panel near the top (labeled x in the first screenshot) appears to be removable. What type of component is that designed for?

Also, I've always been curious about the multiple different-shaped (but mostly rectangle) openings in the video card (see 3rd image). Do they have some purpose?



Can someone help me identify the types of ports shown in the next few screenshots?

I apologize that the images are so blurry but hopefully with the zoomed-in shots each port (with its icon) will be recognizable to a person familiar with the hardware. If possible, I'm also curious to know which, if any, of the ports can be easily replaced if faulty (ie are any of them built into the tower?). The last image is of the side of the tower in case that's helpful. (I'm sure it's obvious that label g is for the DVD drive and needs no comment.)

Thanks a bunch!

Does anyone know of any places to buy a "0.5m SFF-8484 to SFF-8482 x 4 Fanout SAS Cable" where it doesn't cost as much as it costs here:

This cable must have the Molex power adapters.
I'm looking for a graphics card for a SFF Dell Optiplex 790.
Are there any adapters I can purchase that will allow me to connect the front USB connector plug on a "CORSAIR VENGEANCE C70 Mid-Tower Case - Black" computer case to an Intel S2600cp server board?

The plug for connecting the two front USB connectors on this case is different than the connector on the Intel S2600cp server board.

I have attaches pictures below of both the plug for this case as well as the connector on the server board where the front USB connectors should plugin. I have also attached the S2600cp server board manual and the S2600cp server board tech specs guide.

The URL from where I purchased the case from is here.

Please let me know if there are any adapters or converters I can buy that will allow me to connect these two front USB connector cable to this server board.

Sys board USB connectorFront USB plug connectorManual-g26942005_s2600cp_p4000cp_tps.pdf
I would like to know what's the best way to develop a component that users will be able to place on their form within the Designer, and be able to define properties/events in the designer.  If anyone can give me some pointers, i would appreciate.  (Please, don't post me a 200 pages manuals from Microsoft web site).

I developped a component years ago, and i've upgraded from VS2010 to VS2017 Community and the upgrade really screwed up the project.  I get tons of "Invalid Resx File".  It's like the project upgrade went bad and it's unable to deserialize the component values (event if the components properties are visibles within the designer.  For example, this component has a grid and in the designer, we can see the grid columns collection and everything seems to be fine, but the compiler still doesn't like it.

I've read that it might be caused of the mimetype used for the serialization.  So i would like to know what would any developer would do to avoid this kind of problem.

Here's a sample of a grid column within the .resx file
  <data name="gridCustomers.Columns1" mimetype="application/">

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Exactly which two pins on an Intel S2600cp server board need to be connected to the power switch on the case?

The case I have several Intel S2600cp server boards installed in has a two connector wire connecting the power switch on the front of the case.

I'm trying to figure out which two pins on the server board these connectors need to be plugged into so that I can use the power switch on the front of the case to power the server board on and off.

Which two pins on the server board are for the power switch?

Attached are the manuals and specs guide for the Intel S2600cp server board.

What are the best inexpensive SAS adapters I can purchase that will allow me to connect two
"HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL4210 6 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - SAS - 7200 rpm - 128 MB Buffer - 0F22790" hard drives?
Can anyone recommend a non-APC model of UPS.  Specs should be similar to this:

The dimension I need so its not sticking out so much.  Taller and wider OK.
I'm not familiar with non-APC brands.  Hence asking.  
Thanks in advance.
i have here a KVR21R15D4/16 module - and would lliek to know what motherboards accept this ram type
i could not find such a search on crucial, kingston, or corsair sites ( but i know it exists)
I own a Dell 5810 Tower Workstation. It does not have bluetooth. Can anyone suggest from personal experience the hardware item I would need to give this machine bluetooth capability? I would prefer an item that is available from Amazon. I have free slots in the machine and naturally free USB slots available.
I have some NEMA 23 stepper motors here I want to use in a CNC fabricator.  The motors are Minebea / Astrosyn 23KM series.  The specs are readily available from Minebea - except for the thing I really need to know, which is the connector.

The connectors are the same on all motors.  The connectors are about twice the size of those found on the very common NEMA 17 motor cables sold on fleabay

They are six pin connectors with 2.54mm pin spacing  The square pins readily accept Dupont type connector wire sockets.  The connector external size is 18mm length by 6mm width.  Two slots are cut on one side of the connector for keying -- unlike a NEMA 17 type motor connector where the single side key is over pins 2 through 5, on this connector the two narrow keys are over pins 1 and 6.

I do not want to solder directly to the pins.  While Dupont sockets fit, imo neither those sockets nor the associated wires are to be trusted with 5 amp inductive loads.

1.  What is the designation for this connector?

2.  Where can I find the connectors, or cables, at a price that won't break the bank?  At this time I only need four.

Minebea stepper
I purchased a "USB3.0 to HDMI Adapter, USB to HDMI Converter with 1080P for Windows 7/8/10 Computer ONLY ( NO MAC / Linux /VISTA)" from Amazon.

The link for this item is here.

No matter which USB port I plug this device into it shows with a yellow exclamation point in device manager and the monitor I have connected to isn't recognized.

I need the Windows 10 64-bit drivers for this device.

According to this device's Amazon page, the drivers can be found by googling "Download - Hoplaza".

However, when I google "Download - Hoplaza" and click on any of the URLs or when I try to go to the website the website opens and says "Database error, Error establishing a database connection."

I have posted a question about this on the Amazon website but haven't received any responses yet.

Please provide me with a valid URL address of where I can download the drivers for this device.

Here are the hardware IDs for this device:

Need a handsfree headset for a landline

I have a land line and need a handsfree headset. What Male connector do I need?

This is an alert received from IBM 3650 M4 server. Please see the alert as attached. Obviously, this is the alert configured through iLO. We log in to the iLO and found nothing wrong (or warning) on any hardware. This alert is frequent once or twice in 3 months' time. However, when it occurs, no impart and disruption to our production. Just curious what are those components, such as, system internal expansion board 1, ENET[CIM:ep1], ENET[CIM:ep2], ETHERNET[IMM:ep1], ETHERNET[IMM:ep2], and so on. If possible, can this be disabled? or else?

Thanks in advance
Where are the least expensive places for purchasing a used Intel S2600cp server board from?

I need to replace an existing defective board and am looking for the lowest prices for purchasing a replacement system board from.

I already have the processors and the RAM I just need to purchase a replacement server board.
My computer power starts and goes off back on and then back off all time.

I unplugged the monitor the power does not turn off.

I removed the graphics card (was added to the computer) the computer does not power on.

I changed the power supply, removed memory one by one, changed the graphics card.

Please advise
Experts, I am looking for a paid CA Devtest Service Virtualization tutorial online. The tutorial offered by CA requires me to provide a company email address which I can't at the moment. Does anyone have information about any websites that offer the training? Any inputs appreciated.
i have hp windows laptop and hp extended monitor

my laptop when i connect to power cord and remove from cord displays too bright to my eyes

how to keep default brightness value all the time

please advise