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If your computer or phone is giving you issues:

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Restart the computer. Hopefully this will take care of any issues
If your problem has not yet been solved, try to Google it. There may be a very simple solution
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3600 on: January 17, 2017, 10:55:50 PM »
I opened up a brand new Kingston SSD, and found a Seagate drive inside the box. Is that normal?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3601 on: January 17, 2017, 10:58:34 PM »
I opened up a brand new Kingston SSD, and found a Seagate drive inside the box. Is that normal?
Well how can that be normal?...It is like buying an iPhone and getting in the box a Galaxy...

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3602 on: January 17, 2017, 10:59:12 PM »
Well how can that be normal?...It is like buying an iPhone and getting in the box a Galaxy...
idk, maybe they resell other brands?
Worth complaining to amazon, or should i just keep it?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3603 on: January 17, 2017, 10:59:29 PM »
I opened up a brand new Kingston SSD, and found a Seagate drive inside the box. Is that normal?
For you, yes
Anyone else, no
Money talks...mine says goodbye!

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3604 on: January 17, 2017, 10:59:52 PM »
idk, maybe they resell other brands?
Worth complaining to amazon, or should i just keep it?
Do both.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3605 on: January 17, 2017, 11:01:04 PM »
For you, yes
Anyone else, no
Do both.
Haha...

It wasn't bought on my amazon account, someone bought it for me. Not sure if there's a point.

Anyways, I just went back to the order email, and it turns out (as I had thought I remembered) that I ordered a Crucial!

ETA: it gets stranger still...

I ordered a crucial 275gb. Box says Kingston 120gb. Drive says Seagate 750gb. Maybe I shouldn't complain...?!
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3606 on: January 17, 2017, 11:02:11 PM »
Haha...

It wasn't bought on my amazon account, someone bought it for me. Not sure if there's a point.

Anyways, I just went back to the order email, and it turns out (as I had thought I remembered) that I ordered a Crucial!
I got lost somewhere in transit
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3607 on: January 17, 2017, 11:03:18 PM »
I got lost somewhere in transit
Re: amazon? I didn't pay for it, so a price adjustment wouldn't come to me without making things a bit complicated.

Re: the drive, see my ETA:
ETA: it gets stranger still...

I ordered a crucial 275gb. Box says Kingston 120gb. Drive says Seagate 750gb. Maybe I shouldn't complain...?!
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3608 on: January 17, 2017, 11:03:30 PM »
Haha...

It wasn't bought on my amazon account, someone bought it for me. Not sure if there's a point.

Anyways, I just went back to the order email, and it turns out (as I had thought I remembered) that I ordered a Crucial!

ETA: it gets stranger still...

I ordered a crucial 275gb. Box says Kingston 120gb. Drive says Seagate 750gb. Maybe I shouldn't complain...?!
Hard drive or ssd?
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3609 on: January 17, 2017, 11:04:23 PM »
Hard drive or ssd?
Good point! I ordered SSD, box says SSD, drive doesn't specify. It says Momentus 750GB.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3610 on: January 17, 2017, 11:06:43 PM »
Good point! I ordered SSD, box says SSD, drive doesn't specify. It says Momentus 750GB.
Does it at 5400rpm or 7200rpm?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3611 on: January 17, 2017, 11:08:10 PM »
Good point! I ordered SSD, box says SSD, drive doesn't specify. It says Momentus 750GB.
It is a HDD, so it is not what you want and paid for! Got a refund from Amazon.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3612 on: January 17, 2017, 11:08:45 PM »
Does it at 5400rpm or 7200rpm?
It doesn't say either. On bottom in tiny letters it says HDD MFG by Seagate Technology. Does that mean it's a HDD and not an SSD?
It is a HDD, so it is not what you want and paid for! Got a refund from Amazon.
Wow, I'll contact them and see what they say! It was more than 30 days ago, hope that's not an issue.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3613 on: January 18, 2017, 12:00:49 AM »
Just finished chatting, they are sending me a new one and sent me a return label for this one, and a $5 credit for the hassle.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3614 on: January 18, 2017, 12:10:24 AM »
Considering the sheer queerness of the story, I'd check to see if there's any data on the drive from previous use. Maybe it's from the DNC. Or perhaps KGB files.
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