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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...
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...
September 17th 13 06:19 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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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...
September 15th 13 07:59 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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watch battery replaced by Flasherly[_2_]
Neato Casio. Waveceptor from Colorado atomic tracking/updates. Got it for like $10 on a WWW sale. All metal and metal band, gold inner links, gold and silver...
September 13th 13 03:44 PM
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WinXp 2Ghz Slow at 1360x768 by [email protected]
Multi-windows web browing slows down the system at max resolution 1360 mode. I thought something wrong with computer. I changed back to SVGA 1024 mode, and...
September 12th 13 06:42 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Win7 64-bit compatibility check? by Davej
At school last night I noticed that plugging a Win7 64bit disk into a pc that was later determined to fail the 64bit compatibility test did not produce...
September 10th 13 06:39 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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corroded Intel cooler ooh what a hottie by [email protected]
I got a PC that locked up before the operation system finished booting. I checked the CPU temperture in BIOS monitor, and it reached 72 Celcius with the fan...
September 8th 13 03:54 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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copper shim on laptop system chip by Timothy Daniels[_4_]
I'm putting a different motherboard in my XPS M1330 - the motherboard WITHOUT the discrete nVidia graphics chip. I find that there is about a 1.6mm gap...
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September 6th 13 07:18 PM
by Timothy Daniels[_4_] Go to last post
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Uses for canned air by John Doe
Blowing dust off a vacuum cleaner when changing the dust bag (outside). Plenty of situations were sucking works poorly (like using a vacuum cleaner). Blowing...
September 6th 13 02:45 AM
by John Doe Go to last post
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Connecting a 1.8" HDD to computer by Nil[_2_]
This is slightly OT, I guess, but not entirely. Bear with me... I'm trying to salvage an old iPod with a 20 GB hard disk. It won't boot up, and I can hear...
September 4th 13 10:31 PM
by Nil[_2_] Go to last post
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Is PCIe 1.0 slot bottlenecking PCIe 3.0 HD 7850? by [email protected]
I currently have an HD 7850 card (PCIe 3.0) in my Gigabyte board with a PCIe 1.0 slot, waiting on a board with a PCIe 2.0 slot. It's my understanding that in...
September 2nd 13 08:56 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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SSD drive 3.5 inch adaptor bracket by Rod at Orpheusmail
Hi everyone, Thanks you all for your help. What I ordered was a 'Plextor PX-256M5P 256GB M5 Pro SATA 6Gb/s 2.5 Inch 7mm Internal SSD Kit Including 3.5 Inch...
August 31st 13 03:02 PM
by Rod at Orpheusmail Go to last post
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replace CMOS battery in cabled vinyl sleeve by Timothy Daniels[_4_]
My XPS M1330 has a CMOS battery consisting of a "coin" battery gripped by a vinyl sleeve and connected to 3 wires which terminate in a small plug. Dell no...
August 30th 13 10:34 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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SSD drive 3.5 inch adaptor bracket by Rod at Orpheusmail
Hi folks, I've just bought myself a Plextor PX-256M5P SSD. It included (or should have) a 3.5 inch Bracket. The supplier will only accept a return/refund and...
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August 28th 13 05:38 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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New hard drive Win 7 home by pheasant16
Laptop hard drive has issues, can't do system restore anymore. Carbonite takes care of any valuable files. Don't want to format and start fresh. Would...
August 27th 13 11:00 PM
by peter Go to last post
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any alternative to Antec spot coolers? by [email protected]
I have used them twice to blow on some thermal problem. I don't like their method of attaching to one of the mainboard screws. This seems rather rickety if...
August 24th 13 02:17 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Best file system for a 64gb micro-SDHC card? by JakeD
Hi all, I bought a micro-SDHC card (64gb) to use in my Windows 7 PC and my XP laptop, as a convenient way of storing and transporting files between the two...
August 23rd 13 04:45 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Interpreting Gigabyte LGA775 mobo specs by [email protected]
I'm looking for a Gigabyte LGA775 board that has among other things a PCIe 2.0 or higher slot for the video card. I've been looking at specs on their boards...
August 22nd 13 04:39 AM
by Paul Go to last post
3 137
What's wrong with this idea? by Davej
Since we now have pc's that can boot off of anything and in addition we have SSD drives and all sorts of other choices... why can't Microsoft make an OS and an...
August 22nd 13 01:58 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Cheaper Windows 7 yet? by Laurence[_3_]
Now that Win8 seems to be established, can we expect to see some cheaper W7s available for home builders? Know of any? Still running XP on all desktops, but...
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August 22nd 13 12:57 AM
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