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Forum: General January 17th 13, 12:21 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By J G Miller
Startups in Windows 8

On Wednesday, January 8th, 2013, at 17:24:03h -0500, Casagiannoni asked:

Windows 8 has several new main screens including the desktop. Two
prominant screens have all the startups now not...
Forum: General January 14th 13, 11:41 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By J G Miller
corded wheel mouse recommendation most similar to Creative 3500?

Would anybody like to recommend a comfortable simple corded wheel mouse which
is most similar to the old large Creative 3500 mouse which is sadly
no longer available?

...
Forum: General June 11th 12, 06:33 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.hardware,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By J G Miller
HOW2 copy IDE to SATA?

On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 07:41:03 -0700, Jon Danniken wrote:

I certainly appreciate the IDE port on my Gigabyte mainboard, as it
affords me the ability to connect a legacy device to my...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 7th 11, 05:17 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.hardware,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By J G Miller
"Failed SMART usage Attribute: 9 Power_On_Hours."?

On Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 07:39:51h -0800, Bobbie Sellers wrote:


Actually it is the result of the flooding of Thailand as far
as I know.

You are missing the point entirely -- the disks...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 7th 11, 04:32 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.hardware,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By J G Miller
"Failed SMART usage Attribute: 9 Power_On_Hours."?

On Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 15:26:33h +0000, GMAN wrote:

Yes, but those same hard drives you see for $100 were just $59 weeks
ago.

Can you blame the multinational corporations for gouging...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 7th 11, 01:57 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.hardware,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.periphs.hdd
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By J G Miller
"Failed SMART usage Attribute: 9 Power_On_Hours."?

On Sunday, November 6th, 2011, at 20:40:38h -0600, Philo advised:

I'd consider replacing it...but I don't think you have to rush.

It is usually the belief that prices will rise and the rush to...
Forum: Nvidia Videocards June 25th 11, 01:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia,comp.os.linux.hardware
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By J G Miller
Linux's console text mode make video card's fan spin up and usemore power?

On Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 02:25:53h -0700, Ant explained:

I searched for PowerDevil and none exists even in Debian's apt-cache
search. I have never heard of it before either.

Well I did...
Forum: Nvidia Videocards June 23rd 11, 10:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia,comp.os.linux.hardware
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By J G Miller
Linux's console text mode make video card's fan spin up and usemore power?

On Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 14:38:04h -0500, Ant observed:

I noticed most of the times my old NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT video card's
fan is quiet in KDE v3.5.10 with Compiz. When I exit out of...
Forum: General November 24th 10, 03:07 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By J G Miller
Which CPU is better?

On Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 09:48:02h +0000, GT wrote:

He means, it depends what you will be doing

Exactly.

Is an adjustable wrench more productive than a fixed ring wrench?
Forum: General November 24th 10, 02:07 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By J G Miller
Which CPU is better?

On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 19:25:51 +0200, Astral explained:

better in a general sense

Generally, yes.

lower power consumption

The Intel® Atom™ Processor N450 is much lower power...
Forum: General November 23rd 10, 03:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By J G Miller
Which CPU is better?

On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 14:24:23h +0200, Astral asked:

Which CPU is better in 13.3" laptop

Better in what respect?

Lower power consumption or faster processor?
Forum: General November 12th 10, 03:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By J G Miller
Headphone Problem (Front Panel Audio)

On Thu, 11 Nov 2010 19:38:37 -0600, tb wrote:

On Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 19:38:37h -0600, tb pondered:

Not sure if this is the right newsgroup for my problem... Please
suggest a...
Forum: General November 8th 10, 03:34 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By J G Miller
Using two different capacity HD in Raid0 mode ?

On Monday, November 8th, 2010, at 13:16:11h +0000, mbegz wrote:

I have two HD

1. Samsung HD501LJ 500GB

2. Toshiba 1T SATA 3

If I partition Toshiba into to partition of 500 GB each,...
Forum: General November 1st 10, 04:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By J G Miller
need motherboard recommendation

On Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 20:12:09h -0500, No_Name explained:

I say it's HD vid but actually the machine is always running at
1920x1080 resolution.

The display resolution is not really...
Forum: General October 31st 10, 05:34 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By J G Miller
need motherboard recommendation

On Sunday, October 31st, 2010 09:31:02 -0500, No Name conjectured:

I think it's the motherboard cause the system simply locks up.

That is a false conclusion to draw. The fact that your PC...
Forum: General October 31st 10, 02:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By J G Miller
need motherboard recommendation

On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 06:54:35 -0500, Darren West wrote:

During hi-def video watching (1080P), it frequently locks up

You make no mention of

1) which CPU you have

2) which video card you have
Forum: General October 16th 10, 01:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By J G Miller
Q: how to approach your account data if the administratoraccount is disabled ?

On Fri, 15 Oct 2010 21:13:32 -0700, sitotisak wrote:

Q: how to approach your account data if the administrator account is
disabled ?

How is this a hardware question?

You should be posting this...
Forum: General October 16th 10, 01:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By J G Miller
Lifespan of Tb external hard drive

On Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 03:08:03h -0700, Roy asked:

Are there any preventive maintenance methods for such devices.

Monitor the state of the disks using their SMART features
with...
Forum: General October 14th 10, 02:38 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By J G Miller
Connectng WD drive to Benkin Home Base

On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 13:43:55 +0200, zach wrote:

"J G Miller" wrote in message
...

Perhaps you could explain what is meant by...
Forum: General October 14th 10, 11:53 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By J G Miller
Connectng WD drive to Benkin Home Base

On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 03:21:23 -0400, Paul wrote:

That's the kind of weirdness, that makes hi-tech so much fun :-)

Perhaps you could explain what is meant by "NAS mode" and when
this should or...
Forum: General October 3rd 10, 01:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By J G Miller
LCD MOnitor Pops n Hisses When Unplugged

On Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 02:57:55h +0000, ShadowTek explained:

I connected the monitor to another computer, one with an AGP graphics
card

In the original computer, was the DVI output...
Forum: General August 20th 10, 03:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By J G Miller
Please help me upgrading my computer

On Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 09:00:08h -0500, Joel declared:

Ohh.. so eBuyer is UK company?

Was that not obvious from the context?

*I do understand you are from UK* and may not...
Forum: General August 19th 10, 06:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By J G Miller
Please help me upgrading my computer

On Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 12:27:20h -0500, Joel suggested:

I do understand you are from UK and may not order from Newegg, but to
READ to learn more about the choice.

In which case, a...
Forum: General August 19th 10, 04:15 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By J G Miller
Excessive Boot Time

On Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 10:48:37 -0400, Steve Giannoni asked:

Pentium IV running Windows XP taking about 5 minutes to completely boot.
What could be causing this, and how to fix ?!...
Forum: General August 18th 10, 02:02 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By J G Miller
Setting Linksys SPA2102 adapter for telephony

On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:11:27 +0300, astral wrote:

"Paul" wrote in message
...
astral wrote:

"Paul" ...
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