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NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support by Mark Lloyd[_6_]
On 12/27/2017 02:03 PM, Richard Kettlewell wrote: Only when an x86 variant with 64-bit general-purpose registers appeared (amd64) did anyone start calling them 64-bit CPUs. OK. Base it on general-purpose registers. Not ADDRESS bus. BTW, in one of my first microprocessor classes, a student...
December 28th 17 12:38 AM
by Mark Lloyd[_6_] Go to last post
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failures on boot by John B. Smith
My aging 2008 home built is acting up again. I'm afraid it may be headed for the morgue. It will stop with a 'C1' code during the boot on the BIOS display. This is defined as: Auto detect of dram size type & ECC Auto detect of L2 cache (socket 7 or below That is, it will run the BIOS to...
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December 27th 17 11:10 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
On 12/24/2017 7:15 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: Full story: https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/24/nvidia-is-gearing-up-to-end-32-bit-os-support/ If you haven't upgraded to a 64-bit operating system, you might want to soon. Are there any gamers not running x64 operating systems ?
December 26th 17 11:24 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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question re micro-USB/regular USB cord by Yes[_2_]
Are manufacturers playing games with us - again? I have a Canon digital camera and an LG smartphone. Both of them came with their own microUSB to USB cable to connect the microUSB port on the device to a USB port on another device, Because the cords look the same and product descriptions say...
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December 26th 17 03:28 PM
by Larc[_3_] Go to last post
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Bitcoin/cryptos are pyramid/chain games. New "mail/letter-chain" toparalyze the internet. by [email protected]
(Google-translate assisted translation from dutch to english with corrections from me ! Cool =D) Bitcoin and other crypto currencies a 1. Pyramid and especially chain-like chance games. Especially game of chance: 2. Probability of finding a "suitable hash" for which one receives a reward..
December 26th 17 01:47 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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plug in USB drive = reboot by [email protected]
I transferred a Gigglebite H61 mainboard to an old Antec Lanboy case. All was fine until I plugged a thumb drive into front panel - PC rebooted! I guess the 5V line was shorted out. Now the the front panel cable in the Lanboy is marked, and the wiring agrees with the mainboard F_USB1 pins. I tried...
December 25th 17 03:46 AM
by Loren Pechtel[_2_] Go to last post
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Is the Omnimix remailer client secure and has no backdoor? by Nomen Nescio
In article Nomen Nescio wrote: Okay, so is Omnimix secure and has no backdoor? Has anybody ever done a security audit on Christian Danner OmniMix remailer client? a "back door" for what pray tell?
December 23rd 17 05:18 AM
by Nomen Nescio Go to last post
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The Pesky PWDIS Feature In Newer SATA Specs by B00ze
Jesus what a bunch of morons! http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-sata-power-disable-feature,36146.html Now in a few years when you need to buy a new hard drive, you will have to buy a new power-supply to go along with it. Regards, --
December 22nd 17 03:51 AM
by B00ze Go to last post
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No Video from PC by [email protected]
I have a Compaq Presario SR1910NX. When I attempt to boot up the monitor's "on" light briefly comes on abefore going off, but I don't get any activity on the monitor's screen. It makes no difference whether or not I use a video card or the embedded video connection on the motherboard. Can I...
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December 21st 17 12:20 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Windows 10 - I'm too stupid to use it! by Nomen Nescio
In article Fritz Wuehler [email protected] 201712.rodent.frell.theremailer.net wrote: Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw ...
December 18th 17 02:18 AM
by Nomen Nescio Go to last post
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apropos bitcoin miners and graphic cards by [email protected]
So they have been nabbing lots of high-end cards. The corollary is then that when one of these enterprises either upgrades, or ceases business, then they will be dumping a load of used cards on the market.
December 14th 17 03:51 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Port Forwarding? by Davej
So port forwarding only works with one computer? If you have two gaming computers then you are screwed? What am I not understanding?
December 13th 17 04:48 PM
by Davej Go to last post
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How to be Suck Cessful with Windows 10 by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 9/12/2017 10:29 PM, Scott wrote: Place CD or DVD in computer CD drive. I now only use USB to install Win 10 as most motherboard these days support booting from USB. You may be missing the point here :-) The installation process is faster with USB. :)
December 11th 17 01:38 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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What is the thread size for screws to mount a HDD or Floppy drive? by [email protected]
What is the thread size for screws to mount a HDD or Floppy drive? I know they are very small, and vary in length, but I think they are all the same thickness and thread pitch. I need to see if I can get these at a local hardware store, or else I will have to go to ebay. Anyone know the specs on...
December 10th 17 05:30 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Windows OEM musical chairs by Nil
I own one Windows 7 Pro OEM license and one Windows 7 Home OEM license. The Pro license is currently in use on a computer that doesn't take advantage of its advantages (specifically its RAM limit of 192 GB. My new build-in-progress has the Home license installed but not yet registered. I'd like...
December 8th 17 08:05 PM
by Nil Go to last post
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hard disk transfer speed changed by John B. Smith
When backing up one logical drive today I noticed Drive Image was taking a long time to 'scan' all the drives before it declared itself ready. (When I back up my system drive I use Macrium, but when I back up this particular drive I use old Power Quest Drive Image because it allows me to set a...
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December 6th 17 02:08 AM
by John B. Smith Go to last post
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Case issue by Nil
I'm into my computer build (first since 2006!) that I mentioned in a previous thread. Parts are on their way, and the first to arrive was a case I bought from Newegg: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352070 I guess I'm behind the times, because I never even consided the...
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December 3rd 17 03:10 AM
by David Samuel Barr Go to last post
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Intel to announce Coffee Lake during solar eclipse? by [email protected]
i5 becomes sex-core, i3 becomes tetra-core so AMD has really fired them up and claiming at least 11% performance boost over Kaby baby but what about an i9? are they struggling to get many-core working at 14 nm?
December 1st 17 03:28 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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How to view what the hard drive is doing? by [email protected]
Hi, Often when I'm just sitting there reading or doing something that's not bothering the hard drive, or right after it has booted up but I haven't started using it yet, I can hear the hard drive crank up and start making it's busy noises when it seems like there should be nothing for it to do. Is...
November 30th 17 10:12 AM
by David B.[_3_] Go to last post
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Laptop charger? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
I realize this is not really a homebuilt PC question, but it is a PC hardware question. I got a laptop that doesn't seem to charge its battery while it's running. You need to completely shutdown the machine, and leave it plugged in, and it'll recharge only then. If you are running the machine...
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November 30th 17 06:05 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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