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old computer acting odd by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
My computer has been booting fine and there's no picture sometimes. I restart it, sometimes several times. I will get words on the screen as it's booting that are "fuzzy". IMO I think the video chip is going. It's never really acted that way til lately. It's 14 yo. I can expect something :) Bill
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September 30th 17 09:06 PM
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PPC Mac question by philo
Long shot asking here but they did not know on the vintage Mac group I was given a G4 tower 500mhz with a SCSI drive and controller. The OS was wiped but I have a PPC version of OSX 10.3 I was able to install...but the machine will not boot. Also have various drives with OS9 already installed...
September 30th 17 06:20 PM
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Various Problems with Dell Lattitude D820 by Se7en[_2_]
Now, I have previously posted about my old laptop losing the torque in its hinge. Now I have an assortment of new problems and I don't know if it is the time to get a new one or just replace some components. I should probably tell you some major things about it. In July, I spilt a Coke-a-cola on...
September 21st 17 06:01 AM
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Kodak Hero 3 Printer Trouble by [email protected]
I love this printer. Now suddenly it only prints grey, whether color or b&w. I put in new cartridges - same result. Anything I can try? I'd sure like to keep the printer. Thanks JW
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September 19th 17 12:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What USB devices work through passive hub? by micky
What USB devices should work through a passive hub? My old laptop had 3 USB ports but I needed at least 4. I assumed that it was better to copy files to a flashdrive without putting a hub in the middle. Same for my USB speakers. OTOH, my mouse and keyboard xmit so little that I figured they...
September 17th 17 08:22 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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HP and Win10 update by philo
A friend of my recently purchased an HP laptop and with the latest round of updates, the machine pretty much ground to a halt. HP was unable to resolve the issue but since the machine was still pretty new he returned it for a refund. He sent me a list of SKU's with known issues and except one...
September 16th 17 09:42 PM
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Laptop Hinge Problem by Se7en[_2_]
I have an issue with my hinge. I have a Dell Latitude D820 and randomly the hinge has lost its tork. The screen is loose and falls down unless I prop it up. I opened the chassis and see that the physical hinge looks alright but it seems that the frame of the monitor in which the hinge goes into is...
September 12th 17 03:43 PM
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HP Pro 8 Tablet by Robert Jasiek
During recent years, HP has issued ca. 3 tablets with names similar to Pro 8. This is about the most recent one called HP Pro 8 Tablet issued 2017 in India thus far. Tablet News at https://tablet-news.com/hp-pro-8-tablet-launched-india-8-inch-screen-6000-mah-battery-enterprise-features/ describes...
September 12th 17 03:00 PM
by Robert Jasiek Go to last post
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Is there a hardware limitation to prevent 4 monitors (distributedacross a Radeon 6850 and a V4900)? by Ash[_5_]
I have a PC with 3 multihead graphics devices, but I'm unable to have more than 3 monitors at once. I'm using a P8H77-V motherboard. It has built-in Intel HD graphics (display port, DVI, HDMI). This seems to work (although I don't really plan on using it). I've got an AMD FirePro V4900 plugged...
September 1st 17 01:44 AM
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Dell Latitude adapter by philo
Someone gave me a Dell Latitude D630 It works OK except the battery will not charge. The power adapter is non-OEM but of the right voltage and current. On boot-up I get the message that it cannot determine the adapter and the unit will not be able to charge.
August 29th 17 10:46 PM
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Hitatchi VCR Problems by Se7en[_2_]
I bought a early 1980's-era Hitachi VCR (billed as a VTR on its casing) and connections, dispays and buttons all work. Only thing not working is its heads (the most important part). Putting a tape in results in loud mechanical clanking sounds. The tape refuses to play, rewind, fast forward, or even...
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August 26th 17 04:45 AM
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Using an external monitor with HP Pavilion dv6t-3100 Select EditionEntertainment laptop by t
On 8/13/2017 7:43 PM, Paul wrote: Hi Paul, Your response did not come through. Perhaps, my news-server did not get it. Your insightful advice is always appreciated and is welcome.
August 24th 17 04:57 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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LG 55UJ6300 Need Help by [email protected]
This old fart is in trouble. I bought a new LG 55UJ6300 so-called 'smart' TV the other day, from Electronic Express, and it came with minimal guidance at best - no manual at all for the remote - useless manual for the TV. I have had no response from my emails to the seller - no surprise. They...
August 23rd 17 02:44 PM
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Graphic card for running three 22 inch monitors by t
A user in our office has a Dell Optiplex 790 Mini Tower with two 22 inch Dell monitors and wants an additional 22 inch Dell monitor. We got a VisionTek Radeon 5450 SFF 1GB DDR3 3M (DVI-I, DP, VGA) graphic card from another office, which had a spare graphic card, for another of our users a while...
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August 22nd 17 07:10 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Using an external monitor with HP Pavilion dv6t-3100 Select EditionEntertainment laptop by t
I tried connecting a HP Pavilion dv6 laptop to an external monitor and it did not get any signal. The monitor was taken from a desktop where it was working. The laptop has a integrated Intel graphics card 512MB which it is using and a dedicated graphic card AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series...
August 22nd 17 04:10 AM
by t Go to last post
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Epson WorkForce WF-2630 all-in-one printer Q by [email protected]
Anyone know if the Epson WorkForce WF-2630 all-in-one printer does two-sided automatic multi-page scanning? Thanks JW
August 12th 17 09:02 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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USB cords with DVD/RW by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
I have two cord with an external DVD/RW I bought some time back. There's two cords the one I use with USB 2 on my tower to the DVD/RW and looks like data but it's power too. This second one IDK what it's for. I goes to the "power" interface on the DVD/RW. I guess I don't need it. But idk...
August 9th 17 04:45 PM
by Bill Cunningham[_2_] Go to last post
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FUJI Finepix 2650 camera USB? by [email protected]
My friend has a FUJI Finepix 2650 camera, and has has lost the cable to connect it to PC USB. I have checked EBAY etc to try to help him find a replacement. But it seems confusing - at least to me. I don't want to order the wrong one. Anyone out there have this camera? Maybe you can guide me to...
August 4th 17 10:06 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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AC/DC Adapter Charger Cord by tb
The charger cord for my AT&T's DSL modem (2Wire 2701HG-B) died, so I purchased a new one online at Amazon.com. The only difference between the original cord and the new one is that the old one output was 5.1V @ 2.2A, whereas the new one is 5V @ 2A. The modem seems to work ok with the new cord. ...
July 17th 17 06:45 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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usb- micro-b and his friends by micky
I don't understand USB-3, I think. I want a USB 3.0 Cable - A-Male to Micro-B - 3 Feet, but I sure don't think I can plug this one into my phone or camera?...
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July 9th 17 07:24 AM
by ~misfit~[_16_] Go to last post
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