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Too funny by Adrian Caspersz
On 14/03/17 17:02, philo wrote: A friend called me and told me his wireless mouse was not working. First thing I did was ask him if he changed the battery. He said he was sure the battery was good and even though I knew that was the problem... he insisted on bringing it over for me to...
March 18th 17 03:52 PM
by philo Go to last post
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alternative to Verizon FIOS G-1100 router? by R2D4
After having DSL for many years, Verizon installed the 50/50 double play FIOS yesterday (I got Internet and phone only, no tv nor plan to anytime soon). They also provided the Fios G1100 router, but I'd prefer to use my own. I currently had a Netgear N300 left over from another use and I have...
March 10th 17 05:49 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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How to locate a whole document online when only one page is known by Norm X[_2_]
Hello all, A problem encountered, may be when only one page of a valuable document, is the only one at hand. Google provides the answer. Scan the page and submit its file to Google as documented by Google. My daughter provided me with scrunched up art picture that originated in the dump. I was...
March 9th 17 04:06 AM
by Norm X[_2_] Go to last post
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Xbox 360, the value of maintenance by Norm X[_2_]
Lately, I have seen web and YouTube discussions about Xbox 360 teardown and maintenance. My Xbox 360 dates from 2008, but early on, there was the red ring of death and it was replaced by Microsoft. Now the DVD drive is a little flaky and needs encouragement to open/close. It operates in a non...
March 6th 17 02:47 AM
by Norm X[_2_] Go to last post
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MS Mouse Replacement by SC Tom
I have a Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000KA7PD0/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1 that is getting a bit iffy at times. It's a beast of a mouse, but I love it- the way it fits my hand, the easily accessible buttons, etc. I've tried a...
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February 27th 17 05:30 AM
by Michael Black[_2_] Go to last post
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I need a better keyboard. by Peter Jason
Windows 10 I want one with noisy ''clicky'' switch keys. I want one with LARGE letters/numbers/numerals on all the keys. I want a rotating volume control knob. I want one compatible with BitLocker. I want one with a ''mute'' button. I want one for USB3 I want one with ALL these items!
February 27th 17 12:49 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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old computer to old tv, watching video, best way? by Mike S
My neighbor has a very old Mitsubishi HD1080 TV with RCA and S-video jacks, and a very old HP laptop with VGA and USB jacks. If she gets a VGA to S-video converter cable will that carry the video signal to the TV so she can watch movies on the TV? (she already has external speakers so no audio...
February 26th 17 08:44 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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How did my alarm code change when I never touched it by micky
How did my alarm code change when I never touched it? (not a computer but it does have a digitally stored program, and solid state memory for the settings, less than 1000 bytes, I think.) About 9 years ago I started to install a burglar alarm, but I didn't finish before I had to leave on my...
February 24th 17 11:43 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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PC Shuts Down and Reboots In Rapid Succession by tb
I have a desktop PC with Linux MX16 (64-bit) installed. I have noticed in the last few months that occasionally Firefox freezes. In a couple of instances the PC just shut down on its own. This evening, all of a sudden it started shutting down and rebooting in rapid succession. I pressed and...
February 22nd 17 05:46 AM
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vga to displayport adapter by micky
I have use of a v. nice Mac monitor with a display port connection. To use with my pc laptop. So went looking for a vga to displayport adapter and google brought up Staples, Gearbest, and Amazon, and provided search pages for each of them, and even though I was searching for ...
February 17th 17 08:01 AM
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Memory question by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
I have put a new memory stick into my XP x64. I removed two 512 MB sticks. This new one is 1024 MB. Why would my system still be saying I have 896 MB of ram? Do I need to do something in BIOS? When I had a 1024 and a 512 MB in there it was showing I had 1.3 GB of ram. How much Ram can XP...
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February 15th 17 08:07 PM
by philo Go to last post
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fastest usb kbds, recommendations by Mike S
My wireless kbd died and I'm looking into better quality usb kbds, does anyone recommend a fast (light pressure, short distance to push keys) kbd that they like?
February 14th 17 02:09 AM
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hp elite kbd, keys not working by Mike S
I bought an HP elite v2 kbd because it has such great action, it's the fastest kbd I've ever used. After about a year the End key stopped working, today the C, D and E keys stopped working. Does anyone have any experience with these kbds? Do they die off after a year or so? I'm going to take it...
February 13th 17 11:31 AM
by Mike S Go to last post
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sudden shutdown and/or freezing of XP/ Win 7 Desktop by R2D4
Yesterday, while on my desktop and using the hard drive that has XP, the unit suddenly shutdown for no reason, not a normal shut down routine, just went off completely, like turning off by power button. Then, after I rebooted, it would freeze after a few minutes were the only way to fix was to...
February 11th 17 07:58 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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HPZ200 beeps when turned on by t
Had a working HPZ200 computer which was working fine in one room. Took it to another room, connected it to an outlet and it started beeping continuously which it never did before. Took it to the old room and it was fine. I thought it was a power surge in the second room so used a Belkin surge...
February 7th 17 10:12 PM
by Norm X[_2_] Go to last post
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NSA Toolbox Included Tools for Juniper, Cisco, Dell by Norm X[_2_]
Google subject line or see: https://securityledger.com/2013/12/nsa-toolbox-included-hacks-for-juniper-cisco-dell/
February 7th 17 09:08 AM
by Norm X[_2_] Go to last post
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motherboards by Bill Cunningham[_2_]
I make this post in curiosity. My computer is getting a bit aged. But still going :) Now a reasonable motherboard with a 32 bit processor, what would a reasonable one go for? For those that keep up on this. I bought a motherboard once and put it in a case. I fired it up and it was dead...
February 6th 17 05:58 PM
by Bill Cunningham[_2_] Go to last post
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Used motherboard? by Kenny
HP DM1-4004SA freezing etc. then eventually wouldn't boot at all. Signs of CPU overheating or m/b failure, CPU fan clean and running. Seems to be a common fault with these! Not much in the way of this m/b on Ebay but seems to be plenty here with widely varying...
February 2nd 17 11:56 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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Does more memory require a more powerful fan? by micky
The t hread about free installation of 10 has piqued my interest. Which is better, a small form factor PC running a 64bit version of 10 using 8Gigs RAM, or a full size case running a 32bit version with 4gigs? Alternatively, I ordered 8gigs for my computer that had the bad memory** Does that...
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January 29th 17 11:40 PM
by micky Go to last post
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Damage a case fan by vacuuming air vents from the outside? by micky
Can you damage a case fan by vacuuming the air vents from the outside? (I have a Dell Optiplex 775 with the original fan. ) It seems more than safe to me, but I happened to read the manual for a Noctua fan and it says not to use a vacuum cleaner or it may apply "excessive force to the fan". I...
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January 26th 17 09:58 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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