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Transferring PC Details by Peter Cavan
HI I have ordered a new PC and have started to move some stuff onto CDs to take to the new PC. I have got all My Documents and save files for programs, and wanted to know what else I should keep. For example, how do I backup all of my Outlook Express settings? Is there a way to copy my messages?...
June 22nd 03 10:54 PM
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Partition Hard Drive? by ~misfit~
"radon" wrote in message ... I didn't know that a FAT32 drive for the swap file would be faster. By how much? There's not a lot in it, maybe 10%. If the drive's on a slow controller it can be noticable. -- ~misfit~
June 23rd 03 06:58 AM
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How does a USB 2.0 HDD compare to a internal IDE drive? by Alien Zord
"radon" wrote in message ... I just bought a USB 2 drive kit that converted a regular HDD (Maxtor 7700rpm 20GB) to an external USB 2 drive. It is blazingly fast for an external drive. I was wondering which is faster, internal drives or USB...
June 23rd 03 08:35 AM
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Opinions on 120GB HDD, DVD writer and dual p3 motherboard by Alien Zord
"Dr Joolz" wrote in message ... Hi guys, I have an Asus CUSL2 motherboard and a 80GB HDD, and am thinking of getting a 120GB HDD as a 2nd drive in the system, first of all does anyone know if the CUSL2 will take 200GB of storage...
June 23rd 03 08:50 AM
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I'm in the market for a DVD burner ... by Cyde Weys
I just received some e-mail ("spam") that offered a great deal on a DVD burner: only $140! Before I buy it though, I have some questions ... it supports +R and +RW media. Are these the good kinds? I.e. compatible with DVD players? Also, the DVD-R write speed is 4X - is that bad, good, etc.? ...
June 23rd 03 08:51 AM
by Cyde Weys Go to last post
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Multi displays - onboard and seperate? by -
If you are running XP or 2K.... Set the PC to boot off of the AGP card, and when in Windows, set the PCI card to the primary in the display properties dialog. Good idea, unfortunately as soon as windows boots up win2k), the monitor switches itself off - maybe its loading the wrong drivers -...
June 23rd 03 09:21 AM
by - Go to last post
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TV out without rebooting by -
Creative Blaster 4 MX420 PCI (64mb) works fine....
June 23rd 03 09:22 AM
by - Go to last post
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bios hung while flashing by mdp
Actually, if you want to hot flash (a "not for the faint of heart" method to recover a bad flash), you'll need to set the BIOS to cacheable in order to pull the BIOS chip out while it's running. -- Please de-spam my address if replying to me -------------------------------------------- "Adrian...
June 23rd 03 11:18 AM
by Franc Zabkar Go to last post
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UK Laptop and iPAQ in USA by Simon
The power supply for my laptop can take anything from 110 - 250 volts, 50 to 60 Hz, so it would be no problem for me. Have a look on yours, it might have a sticker that says what it can handle. If not, read the manual for your laptop. On Mon, 23 Jun 2003 14:00:26 +0100, JB ...
June 23rd 03 03:15 PM
by Simon Go to last post
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Graphics card with RGB out? by -
So what the hell can I do? I saw a cool gadget that takes an s-video in and then allows you to play out via two or three scarts. Its possible and is a lot cheaper than a new graphics card.
June 23rd 03 04:32 PM
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Packard Bell by Joshua Klehm
I just found an incredible thing. A *standard* *ATX* Packard Bell. Does anyone know if these are any good? -- I believe in having an open mind, but not so open that my brains fall out.
June 23rd 03 05:57 PM
by Joshua Klehm Go to last post
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Error code 10. exterior disk & Firewire by Karl
I have a new 80GB HD which is external and in a Newtion Technology Corp, 1035-00 IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device. It has 1 USB output and 3 Firewire outputs. It works fine in USB, but I cannot see the drive in Firewire output, even though I can hear the MS sound wqhen I connect the Firewire to the...
June 23rd 03 06:02 PM
by Karl Go to last post
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reboot fails by Joshua Klehm
"Frederik" wrote in message I'm patching up an old pc I got (p1-100, soyo mobo). First it didn't boot and as it reported a faulty bios cmos checksum I flashed the bios. I also had to replace the memory as it was faulty. (The person I got the pc from claims that it fell over in the boot...
June 23rd 03 06:07 PM
by Joshua Klehm Go to last post
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To anyone who uses a Canon printer by David Johnson
When you see the on-screen graphic that indicates the ink in one or more containers is running low, do you generally replace the cartridge at that point, or is there enough ink left that it would be too wasteful to toss the old one, and you just keep making printouts as needed until you can see a...
June 23rd 03 08:21 PM
by Sean Go to last post
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Best video card for around $200? by Christoph
I'm not incredibly knowledgeable on video cards and have been looking to get a new one. Currently, I have a geForce 420mx and it's going ok but some of the games I've been getting lately are running slow. And it's not the PC because it's incredibly fast for regular apps. I've got an nVidia MB...
June 23rd 03 09:23 PM
by Peter Cavan Go to last post
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advice for Maxtor 120GB please. Do I choose 2MB cache or 8 MB cache ???? by Nick
what sort of price can you get them for in English pounds? -- ----------- Nick "Tony" wrote in message ... Hi all, I want to buy a 120 GB Maxtor HDD.
June 23rd 03 09:38 PM
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cd-writer by Lord
what is a good cd-writer. what kind? (i am not so good in english) and how many cost it?
June 23rd 03 09:45 PM
by Nick Go to last post
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Motherboard ID please by Li'l ol' me
Think you're right. You beat the other guy by 2 mins, but thanks to you both! I'm pretty sure it takes an Athlon (palomino), but when I hook this up, the board powers up by itself (but doesn't post) and the only way to shut it off is the mains switch (ouch!) as the front panel wont respond (or...
June 24th 03 12:36 AM
by kony Go to last post
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Multiplier question, bios or hardware... ? by Bougon
I own an old AOpen AX64 MoBo. I know a bios update can't give me a wider range of possible FSB that Bios offers because these are the only ones supported by the clock generator of my motherboard (ICWorks W144H). But, is the clock multiplier a bios issue or is it related to hardware as this is the...
June 24th 03 12:58 AM
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ATI 9500 pro price? by grendel
I've seen the built by ATI version new for as low as $175. Any thoughts of when and if it'll get to $150? I'm wondering when you won't be able to get this at some point because the 9600 pro is out.
June 24th 03 01:54 AM
by jvc23 Go to last post
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