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Problem is that two of the posts aren't anywhere...

Problem is that two of the posts aren't anywhere near the edge.
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Gazebo on floating deck

I bought a house with a very low floating deck next to the house. There is about 6-8 inches of clearance below it, but it looks like it is all supported on concrete piers on top of poured concrete. I...
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If the PC can handle those internet streams at...

If the PC can handle those internet streams at the moment then it will be fine for what you are asking. Internet streams rarely go above regular HD, which is much lower than a regular monitor of even...
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I've been using Avast on Windows 7 for the last...

I've been using Avast on Windows 7 for the last month with no issues. Windows 7 has a surprisingly good firewall, it actually works in both directions!
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There are several free systems that you can use,...

There are several free systems that you can use, but you all should use the same one to keep it easy (there are some ways that you can use different ones in certain cases but I won't go into that)....
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Type the name of the device plus the words...

Type the name of the device plus the words "windows 7" into google and see what comes up. You need the correct drivers for them to work. There is no guarantee you'll find the correct ones, I spent...
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What happens when you try to view the contents of...

What happens when you try to view the contents of the DVDs using Explorer?
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Could you elaborate a bit more on what you are...

Could you elaborate a bit more on what you are trying to do? Are you trying to set up a point-to-point wireless connection between the iPod and the netbook in order to access the internet through the...
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There is a certain amount of paranoia that some...

There is a certain amount of paranoia that some people have. If you use WPA2 encryption and an unguessable key than you are as secure as you can be without going over the top. Not broadcasting won't...
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If you are using XP and have a spare USB port...

If you are using XP and have a spare USB port then it will work. For a laptop the USB option is the way to go unless you know you have a slot.
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For streaming video you will need an N router. B...

For streaming video you will need an N router. B would do it if the video is compressed enough (not fast enough for the basic files saved by my DVR), but since everything is scaling up these days...
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You'll need a hell of a lot more than 80GB for a...

You'll need a hell of a lot more than 80GB for a decent media server. I have 300GB on mine which holds all my music and a handful of DVDs and it is often close to being full. While RAID is handy for...
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I waited for ages on one installation (for...

I waited for ages on one installation (for printer software). It turned out that the "Click here to install" window was hidden behind an existing "preparing for installation" window. I had to alt-tab...
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Some netbooks are a bit slow, so they might be...

Some netbooks are a bit slow, so they might be sluggish with some OS. They will still run though, unless you use a more specialized version of Linux or something else very specialized.
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Open the file in OpenOffice. Click the Save As...

Open the file in OpenOffice. Click the Save As option, choose the equivalent file format.
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Have you tried doing the scan for new hardware? I...

Have you tried doing the scan for new hardware? I think it comes up as an option on the right click of the device manager. If the PC just lost it then that might make it find it again.
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You might want to look into game consoles too,...

You might want to look into game consoles too, they seem to have a few networking options and include DVD players.
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In simple terms, it is a way of hiding viruses...

In simple terms, it is a way of hiding viruses and other nasty programs in a way that is hard to detect normally.
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It was in Vista, looks like it doesn't come with...

It was in Vista, looks like it doesn't come with W7 but you can download it for free:
link to a thing that looks the same (http://windowslive.com/Desktop/PhotoGallery)
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Doesn't W7 come with an editor already built-in...

Doesn't W7 come with an editor already built-in that can do basic cropping and resizing? Or is that only on the more expensive versions?
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How long do you leave it after telling it to shut...

How long do you leave it after telling it to shut down? I've used a PC that would take a few minutes between selecting the shutdown and it actually doing the shut down.
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I did that after waking up people every morning...

I did that after waking up people every morning when I turned it on. You can turn off just the audio, leaving the little pop-up to tell you it has updated, or turn it all off.
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It's always hard to know if your anti-virus...

It's always hard to know if your anti-virus software is not working or if you simply aren't getting anything!

Apart from being a bit slow, I had no problems with it and it picked up the odd thing...
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I was about to say the same: McAfee false...

I was about to say the same:
McAfee false positive bricks enterprise PCs worldwide ? The Register (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/04/21/mcafee_false_positive/)
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