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Newegg by geoff
I ordered some items from Newegg and noticed that one item is coming from a reseller. I tried resellers on Amazon and generally (99.9% of the time) had bad experiences. I learned that if Amazon isn't sending it then order it a different way. The resellers on Newegg are also on Amazon. Newegg...
October 6th 13 02:25 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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OT Your own personal weather radar (USA) by John Doe
Worth mentioning again IMO. WeatherScope is free to PC users (probably still $10 for smart phones). It is ultra configurable. Naturally I use a black background with mostly white lines (for streets, city and state boundaries, etc). The rain shows up as various colors from green to red. If you...
October 4th 13 06:17 PM
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OT The death of the home stereo system by Metspitzer
(CNN) -- For many years, it was a rite of fall. You moved into your dorm room or new apartment. You started unpacking the car. And the first thing you set up in your new place was the stereo system: receiver, turntable or CD player, tape deck and speakers. The wires could get tangled, and...
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October 4th 13 05:07 PM
by Don Phillipson[_4_] Go to last post
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great deal on canned/compressed air by John Doe
So far, looks like the best deal is at the local megastore, a sealed pack of three 10 ounce cans of Dust Off for $12.
October 3rd 13 03:02 AM
by John Doe Go to last post
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Build a Mailbox Alarm that Sends You a Text Whenever You Get Mail by Metspitzer
If you've ever checked the mail repeatedly only to find it empty, or your mailbox is a good hoof from your house, this project is for you. It's a simple photo-sensitive alarm that will fire off an SMS message to your phone when the mailbox is opened and the sensor is triggered. Related The video...
September 30th 13 12:04 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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AMD's 2014 GPU preview. by Skybuck Flying[_7_]
Hello, I think I just watched what AMD likes to call AMD's 2014 GPU preview: http://www.livestream.com/amdlivestream/video?clipId=pla_33493acd-ba7b-4917-8caf-ff204913625b A presentation about their latest graphics cards and the software that will use it. 1. The biggest dropping bombshell they...
September 26th 13 02:57 AM
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Easus Diskcopy by Laurence[_3_]
i just used Easus Diskcopy to copy from a 500Mb drive to a 2tb drive with the hope of resizing the partitions afterwards to get more space. But on completion no partitioning tool will give me any more space because BIOS only recognizes the new drive as 500Mb - an exact image of the old one. what...
September 25th 13 04:00 PM
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OT Walmart in bed with Amazon by John Doe
I thought shopping at Amazon meant saving money and not giving business to Walmart, but started noticing too many of the "site to store" prices were precisely the same (to the penny) as they are on Amazon. Apparently stuff ships from Amazon's warehouse to Walmart stores. Probably not a good...
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September 24th 13 11:00 PM
by John Doe Go to last post
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checking system for hardware virtualization by emekadavid
how does one check to see if hardware virtualization is disabled for his bios? I installed kvm virtualization files into my system (fedora) but when i "egrep '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo"-ed, the command returned no output but the yum install returned installation complete.
September 24th 13 10:26 PM
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best DCA G-MPU by Flasherly[_2_]
AMD A4-5300 Trinity 3.4GHz for $50 entry level dualcore looks like a wiener MSI MB include XP drivers for thier FM2+ MBs - 6SATA/USB3/& eat DDR3. One slot for my most reverent ASUS XONAR soundboard. Weird, the thought of of no videochip, being included on the CPU...
September 24th 13 08:30 PM
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Boot from SSD after Windows 8 Install by [email protected]
Hello, I had a HD that was dying, so I bought an SSD. For a while I had both the SSD and HD and booted from my HD in windows 7. I then installed windows 8 on my SSD. This worked well as I copied files from my HD to my SSD. Now, I no longer need the HD but when I remove it, my computer thinks...
September 24th 13 01:37 AM
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How is RAM Different with 64bit OS ? by goldtech[_2_]
Hi, I've never used a 64bit OS. I have 32bit OS and 3GB of RAM. It's enough RAM for most anything I've tried. I'm not even sure 32bit XP can effectively use over 2GB. But if I switch to 64bit Win7 how does that change things? Is it that it's faster but hogs more RAM or will 3GB be enough for...
September 22nd 13 09:03 PM
by Loren Pechtel[_2_] Go to last post
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Original Script of Fox Dads Shows It would Have Been Worse ... by [email protected]
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/09/17/seth-macfarlanes-dads-is-bad-but-could-it-have-been-worse/ Jeff Yang who worked as entertainment writer for Wall Street Journal has obtained the original script of the Fox racist sitcom "Dads". He wrote the best comment. Dads is written by the three...
September 22nd 13 04:44 PM
by John Doe Go to last post
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CompTIA TE0-303 Practice Questions and Answers by Emily Carol
Exam Sheets the IT exams training material industry leader has released the latest OS X Mobile Device and Profile Specialist exam study material. Now you can attempt the CompTIA TE0-303 Exam confidently. The material includes CompTIA TE0-303 Practice Questions and Answers and practice testing...
September 21st 13 07:51 AM
by Emily Carol Go to last post
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Mark MBR non bootable by Don[_23_]
How can I mark a disk MBR as non bootable?
September 20th 13 06:54 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Why doesn't Explorer navigation pane arrow keystroke show contents? by John Doe
Is there some reason that Explorer navigation pane arrow keystrokes no longer cause the folder contents to show in the main window? Does it bother everybody except Microsoft management?
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September 19th 13 05:44 PM
by dadiOH[_2_] Go to last post
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Incompatibility between Intel P4 MB and ATI Radeon Graphics... by [email protected]
Was Intel MB designed not to support ATI Radeon model graphic cards? I tried 3 Radeon cards on Intel D845PT P4 and none of them work perfectly.. The MB manual said "D845PT board is only compatible with 1.5 V AGP cards. My card l think is all 1.5V 8x/4x/2x but I don't know for sure. All 3...
September 18th 13 02:34 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Detect Monitor Resolution in Windows 7 'not tworking' the way I wantit to for monitor resolutions by RayLopez99
I bought a cheap new LCD 15" monitor and find that my mid-priced Radeon graphics card (ATI Radeon HD 4600 series) only suggests (and will not allow me to change) a screen resolution of 1024x768, despite the fact the Radeon card recognizes the monitor can in theory can support 1920x1080 at 72...
September 17th 13 03:03 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Testing front usb ports by Spec ies
Hi, I believe that my my front usb ports may be faulty. Is the a free software package that can tell me if the fault lies with the front ports, or the motherboard? Thanks Ps. The rear usb ports work well. I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the drivers.
September 17th 13 06:19 AM
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Western Digital RMA? by Davej
Had three WD drives die in the past year and finally noticed that two of them were still under the factory warranty, so now what are they going to send me? New drives? Refurbished drives? I've never had a HD die under warranty before.
September 15th 13 07:59 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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