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Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 10th 18, 01:59 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 63
Views: 331
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 08/09/2018 11:26 AM, Paul wrote:
Rene Lamontagne wrote:


Do anyone here remember the Apple III walkout era?

Rene

Socketed chips ? Ouch.
Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 9th 18, 08:44 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 63
Views: 331
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 08/09/2018 7:29 AM, Paul wrote:
VanguardLH wrote:


Since I leave my computer running 24x7, I've *never* had the thermal
creeping problem with connectors, memory modules, etc.

...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 22nd 18, 03:49 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Viscous Dissipation

On 07/21/2018 9:23 PM, Flasherly wrote:
On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:32:16 -0500, Rene Lamontagne
wrote:

No, No, not screaming at you, 375 lbs was my limit, many, many years
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 21st 18, 09:32 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Viscous Dissipation

On 07/21/2018 1:51 PM, Flasherly wrote:
On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:41:58 -0500, Rene Lamontagne
wrote:

What kind off grass are you on?

I avoid public gyms. Dykes or...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 21st 18, 07:41 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Viscous Dissipation

On 07/21/2018 1:31 PM, Flasherly wrote:
Chinese Pulley:

$2/US Stainless steel. Fixed centre shaft. Single pulley wheel rides
directly on shaft, e.g. no intermediary ball bearings. M2 (?...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's July 9th 18, 10:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 223
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Can I make my power supply fan turn faster?

On 07/09/2018 3:57 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
no wrote:

The fan is making noise. I can stop it with a pencil. I sprayed a
jet of wd 40. It is a little more quiet. I think if I could get...
Forum: General May 25th 18, 07:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 13
Views: 131
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Intel onboard GPU conflicting with CPU power

On 05/25/2018 12:06 PM, Jimmy Wilkinson Knife wrote:
On Fri, 25 May 2018 17:46:49 +0100, Paul wrote:

Jimmy Wilkinson Knife wrote:
On Fri, 25 May 2018 16:55:29...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 8th 18, 04:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 125
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Help - pc not turning on

On 05/08/2018 10:23 AM, Yes wrote:
While troubleshooting a new HD, I just ran into a new problem of which
I'm not sure where the problem is.

When I press the on/off button for the pc on the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 30th 18, 09:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
How strong is the glass used in those beautiful computer chassis?

On 03/30/2018 3:02 PM, dogs wrote:
On Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:16:29 -0500, Rene Lamontagne wrote:
On 03/30/2018 1:45 PM, Paul wrote:

Next you'll be asking for a more sturdy brand of...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 30th 18, 08:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
How strong is the glass used in those beautiful computer chassis?

On 03/30/2018 1:45 PM, Paul wrote:
Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:
On 30/3/2018 20:05, Paul wrote:

It should be safety glass.
You could cause serious injuries with regular window...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 3rd 18, 03:11 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Crazy easy fix for stuck BenQ cd/dvd drives.

On 03/03/2018 4:23 AM, Paul wrote:
wrote:
Hello,

You may not believe it and I may not believe it myself but this
actually works.

First I tell you shortly...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 23rd 18, 03:40 PM Posted to alt.test,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.advocacy
Replies: 19
Views: 143
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 7th 18, 01:51 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 94
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
HD question consumer grade and enterprise grade

On 02/06/2018 4:01 PM, Paul wrote:
smallbore wrote:
On 02/05/2018 11:56 PM, Flasherly wrote:
On Tue, 6 Feb 2018 00:28:18 +0000 (UTC), dogs wrote:

I guess those are...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 6th 18, 01:51 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 94
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
HD question consumer grade and enterprise grade

On 02/05/2018 6:28 PM, dogs wrote:
On Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:09:39 -0600, Rene Lamontagne wrote:
On 02/05/2018 2:20 PM, Paul wrote:

My "champ" drive at the moment, is a Seagate ST3500418AS...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 5th 18, 10:09 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 16
Views: 94
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
HD question consumer grade and enterprise grade

On 02/05/2018 2:20 PM, Paul wrote:
Yes wrote:
An ad at newegg got me curious.Â* AS much as possible in layman's words,
what is the difference between Western Digital's black performance
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 26th 17, 08:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 32
Views: 240
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
failures on boot

On 12/26/2017 12:19 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
John B. Smith wrote:

Alas my voltmeter is not fancy enough to measure wattage. It IS a
Fluke though.

Was talking about a plug-in wattmeter,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 25th 17, 05:27 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
question re micro-USB/regular USB cord

On 12/24/2017 9:48 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Loren Pechtel wrote:

On Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:59:26 -0600, VanguardLH wrote:

However ... and here's the catch ... many camera...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 17th 17, 08:24 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 32
Views: 240
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
failures on boot

On 12/17/2017 12:54 PM, John B. Smith wrote:
On Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:45:01 -0600, VanguardLH wrote:

John B. Smith wrote:

My aging 2008 home built is acting up again. I'm...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 17th 17, 02:06 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 32
Views: 240
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
failures on boot

On 12/16/2017 3:45 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
John B. Smith wrote:

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...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 16th 17, 06:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 32
Views: 240
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
failures on boot

On 12/16/2017 10:29 AM, John B. Smith wrote:
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...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 1st 17, 08:15 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 18
Views: 130
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Case issue

On 12/01/2017 12:46 PM, Nil wrote:
On 01 Dec 2017, Paul wrote in
alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt:

I think I'd just return the case, and get
a case I really want.
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 22nd 17, 06:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 17
Views: 192
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Laptop charger?

On 11/22/2017 5:33 AM, Paul wrote:
Yousuf Khan wrote:


Seeing as I've already replaced the original system battery, I'm
thinking perhaps the original system power brick may not be...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 22nd 17, 06:17 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 17
Views: 192
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Laptop charger?

On 11/22/2017 4:36 AM, Yousuf Khan wrote:
On 22/11/2017 12:52 PM, Paul wrote:
A couple questions:

1) Are you using an "Ebay adapter" instead of the
Â*Â*Â* original adapter ? Did the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 5th 17, 03:43 PM Posted to alt.conspiracy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Woman’s life saved during Las Vegas massacre by her iPhone which stopped bullet

On 10/5/2017 6:28 AM, SC Tom wrote:


"Rene Lamontagne" wrote in message
...
On 10/4/2017 9:41 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 4th 17, 05:13 PM Posted to alt.conspiracy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By Rene Lamontagne
Woman’s life saved during Las Vegas massacre by her iPhone which stopped bullet

On 10/4/2017 9:41 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:
Woman’s life saved during Las Vegas massacre by her iPhone which stopped
bullet

Full story with photo:
...
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