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which newsgroup to discuss UPS?? by Joe
I need to get a new UPS. How can I tell how much power I need? I have a Dell with a duel core and a 26" flat screen monitor.
March 1st 09 10:38 PM
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Laptop for backup storage ? by Grendal
I have an Acer 3680 laptop that I am rebuilding and I can get a 160 gb drive for under $50. Is it practical to use this laptop as a means of backing up my two...
February 28th 09 05:12 PM
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ClearType font smoothing is not working correctly by Peter Olcott
I bought a new ViewSonic VA2226w monitor and text on the screen appears more blurry than on my conventional aspect ratio ViewSonic monitor. Is this because...
February 17th 09 04:36 PM
by kony Go to last post
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Phone question by desgnr[_2_]
I have a phone on my desk that works fine. I just got a fax modem to send faxes Now when i plug the desk phone into the modem i get no dial tone. Any...
February 15th 09 09:52 PM
by Chuck... Go to last post
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Start where? by Neil Jones[_3_]
Hi, I have a disk from an old machine which were trashed. The disk is: "20 GB - Seagate Model ST320014A". I pulled the disks out a longtime ago. Now I want...
February 7th 09 08:06 PM
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New to group by Keith Thompson
Where's the FAQ for this newsgroup? Thanks.
February 5th 09 04:04 AM
by Keith Thompson Go to last post
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bios upgrade? by zirath
We've got a phoenix bios in a dell dimension computer. We have the most recent update for the bios from dell, however, a program called "bios agent plus"...
February 3rd 09 08:53 AM
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How to model cosmic ray corruption of DRAM memory? by Bob Day
I'd like to study how well Chipkill advanced ECC detects multiple errors in a DRAM memory module. I've written software that implements the Chipkill...
January 28th 09 07:56 PM
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Color laser printer prints colors much darker than screen colors by Peter Olcott
I want to be able to print the standard basic colors** exactly the same way that they appear on the screen. A specific instance of this is that cyan*** is...
January 27th 09 01:24 AM
by John McGaw Go to last post
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test old hardware by Mike -- Email Ignored
I am a software wonk; the hardware works, doesn't it? I have an oldish box with an ASUS motherboard, 80G hard drive, 1G ram. I have Win2k on it and there have...
January 21st 09 04:18 PM
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USB Cables by worldofcables
WorldofCables One Stop Store for USB Cables, DVI Cables, Firewire Cables, Monitor Cables, Adapters, PC Cables, Connectors, Audio Video Cables, Gaming...
January 12th 09 07:29 AM
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USB 2.0 pci card into Dimension 4100 124 pin pci slot by MLJ
Will a new USB 2.0 pci card fit into my 8 year old computers 124 pin pci card slots? Do I have to look for a new pci card that says it is a 124 pin card?
January 1st 09 03:09 PM
by Mike Walsh[_2_] Go to last post
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Acer 3680 laptop broken screen problem by Grendal
I was given an Acer 3680 laptop with a physically broken (cracked screen). It lights up and dims but I cannot make out an image. Also it lacks a hard drive. I...
December 31st 08 11:45 PM
by Grendal Go to last post
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Blu-Ray burners and disk capacity by Neil Jones[_2_]
I have been reading a little bit about Blu-Ray disks. Are there any Blu-Ray disk burners available now on the market? What is the maximum capacity that a...
December 25th 08 06:09 PM
by Shawn Hirn Go to last post
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Confused about external hard drives by desgnr
Looking to buy an external hard drive. I see some use USB to power the drive. Some have AC adapters. Is there an advantage to AC adapters? What i really want...
December 24th 08 04:46 PM
by Mike Walsh[_2_] Go to last post
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Hyperthreading versus temperature by Ikke
Hi everybody, Could anybody tell me if turning hyperthreading on/off on a CPU has an effect on it's operating temperature? I'd figure that turning it off...
December 18th 08 09:42 PM
by Ikke Go to last post
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Travelmate 4150 hard drive removal by TrentSC
Does anyone know where I can get instructions for removing a hard drive from an Acer Travelmate 4150? There's not an obvious panel on the base, and I've not...
December 14th 08 06:29 PM
by William J Hall Go to last post
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Confused Power Supplies by The Doctor[_3_]
Due to mixing up power supplies, I don't know which one belongs to my ext hdd & ext dvd drive. They both have identical power sockets. One power supply...
December 11th 08 04:57 PM
by Mike Walsh[_2_] Go to last post
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ASUS motherboard problem by cliff wright
Hi! Just got an ASUS M3N-H/HDMI motherboard which I want to use with an AMD phenom X3 2.4GHz AM2+ processor. However manual does not cover suitable 1066 MHz...
December 5th 08 03:57 PM
by Kevin Go to last post
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turn on Vista USB power by Phlip
Newsgroupies: I want to recharge a cell phone on a USB cable, but the battery is flat. With the Linux drivers, the USB power would be hot, and the phone...
December 5th 08 03:53 PM
by Kevin Go to last post
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