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Very nice! Thank you! Now I still need to...

Very nice! Thank you!

Now I still need to find out why the settings menu options on the TV still don't come up.
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Issues with connecting computer to TV

The computer a Dell XPS M1530 laptop. The TV a Samsung 46'' LCD. The connector an HDMI cable.

The issues, I want to get audio from the TV but it comes through on the laptop speakers.

When I...
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I have web based mail - G Mail etc. but I have...

I have web based mail - G Mail etc. but I have always liked Outlook. Don't know about 07, but I would like to give it a try.

So again does anyone know if I can purchase Outlook on it's own and if...
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Microsoft Home and Student, adding Outlook?

I ordered up a new laptop from Dell. I open it to find I did not order the Suite that I wanted - one with Outlook. My question is: can I buy a stand alone version of Outlook '07 and is it compatible...
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Solid New Computer

This is the first of what will be many inquiries in the coming weeks. I am entering the market for a new computer. What I'd like to find is a computer like my present Dell Dimension 4600. For three...
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The addition of the HD cable box did the trick as...

The addition of the HD cable box did the trick as far as the sound goes.

Now I am trying to adjust the resolution in the Scientific Atlantic HD cable box to 1080 - my TV's resolution capability....
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Not getting stereo sound on my new TV

The TV (Samsung LCD) is fine, great - even the sound, but I am not getting the stereo/surround sound effect.

All the sound settings are fine, so it must be my hook up or cable.

It's got the...
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Wow, thanks for the quick responses! I am...

Wow, thanks for the quick responses! I am thrilled at the prospect of getting rid of Norton ... like getting another job and losing a big, fat, overbearing boss.

Is it going to be tough to...
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Thinking of Getting Rid of Norton Antivirus

It really puts a drag on my computers performance. I'd like to switch to a free AV program like AVG. Would this be a dumb move? Would I get adequate protection?
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Ah I love the simple solutions! I did indeed buy...

Ah I love the simple solutions! I did indeed buy a new keyboard. Works like a charm... and the keys are so quiet!

This is such a great, reliable machine, 3 years always on and remarkably few...
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Keyboard failure

I was typing an email and all of a sudden automatically keying rows of letters. I got out of outlook, shut down, did a system restore and keep on getting a keyboard failure message on booting up as...
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Thanks to all who have given me advice on this! ...

Thanks to all who have given me advice on this!

As I suspected, and as reinforced here, once I had a little bit of free time, I did this and it was a breeze. No great technical feet at all.
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Thank you for both responses - I've yet to have...

Thank you for both responses - I've yet to have the opportunity to give it another shot.

To the second responder, I wish it had such a mechanism, that the drives slide right out. There is a metal...
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Installing DVD Drive

I have a Dell Dimension 4600 and I am intending on replacing my DVD drive. I opened up my computer and realized that unlike every modification I've made such as installation of fans, cards, memory...
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Posted By EGreen

Trouble Shooting DVD Player Not Working

I've got a Sony DVD Player/Recorder and all the disks I put in to play are not - I'm getting an Error message with every disk I put in.

I know the first line fix is to use a cleaning disk so I...
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I use earthlink w/t Outlook. They seem to have a...

I use earthlink w/t Outlook. They seem to have a cap on the size of file you can send - it will be bounced back to me.

However, I do also have a gmail acount. I can try that, thanks.

But...
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Sharing Music via Zip???

Sometimes I wish to send music via email. If it is over 30 seconds it is impossible as anything over is above my 6 MB limit. (Much of what I have is wma lossless)

I have downloaded the...
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Posted By EGreen

Computer Noise Fix: What did I do right?

If anything at all...

A lot of noise. I have had two fans replaced on an otherwise solid performing Dell 4600. Actually, last time it really just needed a good cleaning but the free home tech...
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Resurecting Old HI Fi Receiver: Cleaning

I just dragged my old receiver out of the closet: a Nakamichi TA-2A. It was a solid performer then and when it went into the closet 5 years ago all that was wrong was a static sound when the volume...
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For me IE simply performs better than FF. It's...

For me IE simply performs better than FF. It's quicker to start, pages load better, overall ...and IE 7 has some novelty value to me right now. Still as with others, for security reasons FF is my...
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Red face You know it seems to go this way in these...

You know it seems to go this way in these matters... I have a problem and I need to post a problem to come up with the obvious remedy on my own.

After I posted this and before I read your response...
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Computer Shutdown/Thermal event?

I've got a Dell D 4600. 2.5 y/o. that goes through phases of inexplicably shutting down. Upon restarting I am being informed that it was due to a thermal event. However, no record of that can be...
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I am reminded what a difference SP2 made as far...

I am reminded what a difference SP2 made as far as Pop-ups where concerned.

I hope your mom has surplus cash, she's going to need it going to geek squad - more, if they come to her. I've got a...
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True or False, If you have Firewall protection...

...such as Norton, windows XP Firewall should be shut off?

Early on, I believe after I installed service pack II, I was told uncheck it for reasons I cannot recall, but by good authority. (could...
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you know what I did? I rolled it back using...

you know what I did? I rolled it back using system restore to a time prior to the occurance of this problem. It worked! The disk drive is fully functional again.

Thanks for your assistance. ...
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