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Sweet!

Thanks! I figured it was something like that, but I figured I was better off getting a 2nd opinion than just going with my instinct. No need to tempt fate with my rapidly aging (but still very...
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pc100 and/or pc133 RAM?

I tried searching but came up empty.

I have an HP Pavilion 8756C. It came installed with 128 MB of PC100 RAM, I've since added a second stick of 128MB PC100 RAM. There are only 2 slots for RAM...
06-10-05, 09:31 AM
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good point...

...I only have a standard outlet on that side of the room, so it looks like my question is now mute. Either way, it'll be a lot better than the heinously loud monster it will be replacing.
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06-09-05, 04:01 PM
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somewhere in between...

...a window unit and whole house unit. It will be used to cool most of the 1st floor (approx 500-600 sq ft), but primarily a large living room (360 sq ft) connected by large arch to a seldom used...
06-09-05, 10:15 AM
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Not the usual A/C size question...

...because I know the minimum size I need.

I'm in the market for a new window A/C. I've already calculated that I need 10-12.5K BTU (probably closer to the 12.5 given southern exposure and # of...
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Excellent!

I'd forgotten I'd even posted about that problem/solution. Glad it came in handy for you. It's nice to give back a bit after people were kind enough to help me with problems I posted in other...
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excellent...

...news! Jeff I'll try that when I get home. I knew there had to be something easy/built-in as it seemed like something that a lot of owners would want to do.

Thanks again for the tip.

-Matt
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For what it's worth on Motherboards...

I just read an article in PC World Mag. that ranked Athlon 64 MoBo's and Asus ABN-SLI Deluxe was the one they rated best of the 5 they tested. Here's the ones they tested and links to their results....
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My Documents/My Pictures in XP question

I'm relatively new to XP (Pro). I've created a user for every member of the family (3). Is there a way (hopefully simple) to set it so that something saved in "My Documents" or "My Pictures" etc...
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Ok then...

I'll give it a look when I get home. Access to the rear of the computer isn't too bad, so can always just use those if I can't hook up the front port internally.

One last question. USB 2.0 is...
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Posted By thetick24603

Sweet...

This looks like it'll be easier than I hoped, and much cheaper? Looking at the various cards one thing did catch my eye. Some say X # ports external, Y # ports internal. I get what the external...
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Great!

I'm 90% sure that the Dell DJ supports USB 2.0 and I'm in the process of confirming that info w/Dell.

I was hoping it was as easy as adding a card to the computer, but I wasn't sure if my unit's...
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Adding USB 2.0?

Is it possible to add USB 2.0 to a computer that doesn't have it? My guess would be yes, I have nothing more to base it on than my own gut instinct.

I have a Pavilion 8756c (circa 2000 or so)
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hmm...

I think she uses Outlook Express. We have regular Outlook (from Office 97) but I think she uses Express. She gets her email from an account set up through our ISP, not sure why she uses Express vs....
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folders to copy for Outlook migration?

I've put a new hard drive (80 gig Seagate) and operating system (Windows XP Pro) into my computer and I'm going to be puting the old drive (30 gig/Windows ME) in as the slave drive. What I want to...
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Posted By thetick24603

I believe...

...that it depends on which version of Windows you're using.

I have Windows ME, which does have that option. I know that there's a version(or maybe more) that doesn't have that option. If I...
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Maybe this will help....

...if you think of the router in the same way you think of a splitter for your cable.

-The cable comes into your house.

-Use the cable splitter they sent you so you now have two cables.
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Ah-ha!

By downloading and installing JavaCool's Spyware Blaster 3.2 (found here: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html ) I seem to have solved the problems I was having. The ActiveX controls...
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to clarify...

...I only have Anti-Vir Personal Edition installed and "running". Ad-aware and Spybot Search and Destroy I only use to periodically scan for spyware/malware/etc. So I don't have multiple programs...
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Question animation/graphic=hijaked browser

I've managed to reduce the problems I've been having on my computer down to one (I think), with some help from people here and by using ad aware SE, Spybot Search and Destroy, and one of the free...
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Air Biscuit, Thanks for your response, I'm...

Air Biscuit,

Thanks for your response, I'm intrigued by the idea you can bump up the FSB, but I'll stick that idea in my back pocket until I acutally get my new computer and see how it performs...
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Question new computer features/upgrade question

I'm buying a new computer (budget level $400-600 or so) sometime within the next month or so. I'm not necessarily looking for recomendations on brand/model (the recent thread that discussed the pros...
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Posted By thetick24603

oh well...

...I was affraid of that. I'm sure it'll come in handy for an upgrade on a future machine, or maybe at work. Thanks for the info though!
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ram upgrade/change...

I recently got my hands on a memory stick with 256 MB of DDR 266MHz CL 2.5 RAM at a yardsale of all places. My question is, and my appologies if this is a mind numbingly simple questsion, can I use...
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Posted By thetick24603

hmmm...

I have not noticed any indicators like that. It happened again last night and the error message was "Explorer as caused an error in User.exe the program will now close. If problem continues try...
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