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10-11-06, 07:40 AM
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Posted By bluewhale

Talking Thanks for the thought DIYAddict. Come to think...

Thanks for the thought DIYAddict. Come to think of it I've a buddy who's restoring an old Army wrecker: the boom/crane would be perfect for this!
10-10-06, 10:16 AM
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Views: 935
Posted By bluewhale

I've learned a lot about fruit trees, but having...

I've learned a lot about fruit trees, but having contacted the vendors/growers above as well as the country and UC Davis it appears that nobody in the state deals in large fruit trees. Perhaps it's...
10-05-06, 09:56 AM
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Views: 935
Posted By bluewhale

Thanks for the suggestions. I have exhausted the...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have exhausted the local nurseries as well as those I could find via Google in the Bay Area. Also have called a few in SoCal. Most do not even carry 15 Gallon trees,...
10-04-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By bluewhale

Finding a Large Fruit Tree

Might anybody know of a vendor who sells large nectarine trees? I've been told of such trees in a 36" box however can not find anybody who can give me a price for one. Location is not important as...
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Views: 803
Posted By bluewhale

Afraid I don't know. I usually find such settings...

Afraid I don't know. I usually find such settings under 'advanced' or something like that. The wording changes, but the intent is constant. You wish to 'Trust' certain IP addresses. This allows them...
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Views: 803
Posted By bluewhale

Turning off the firewall often does not work. ...

Turning off the firewall often does not work.
Have you told each firewall to trust the specific IP address of the other PC? or if using DHCP told it to trust 192.168.x.2 to 20 or wherever the range...
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By bluewhale

Hard to say. We looked at that prior to going...

Hard to say. We looked at that prior to going Digital for on site photos. Kingston guarantees their memory sticks for 5 years ( I think )
Our best guess was either being crushed in a pocket with...
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Views: 998
Posted By bluewhale

More and more, over the past few years, the...

More and more, over the past few years, the laptops have become hotter to have on your lap. This is partially due to vendors going to Desktop CPU's to get better speed, partially due to a lack of...
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Views: 803
Posted By bluewhale

One thought: Zone Alarm, at least, will block...

One thought: Zone Alarm, at least, will block most traffic when you disable it. The only reliable way to see if ZA is causing the problem is to either add the other PC's into your 'trusted' zone (...
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By bluewhale

Thanks Jeff. You just saved me half an hour of...

Thanks Jeff. You just saved me half an hour of cursing!



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Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By bluewhale

hmmm. just noticed something else: your IP in the...

hmmm. just noticed something else: your IP in the ZA notice is a private IP address. Looks like your system/NIC is not functioning. This MIGHT be why the RPC was activating.. can't say with any...
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Views: 690
Posted By bluewhale

It's not asking to act as a server, thus someone...

It's not asking to act as a server, thus someone is not trying to access your system from the web ( at least not with this ). However to be really sure just tell it no and not to remember, then see...
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Views: 735
Posted By bluewhale

I agree with Mike. The only 'software' one might...

I agree with Mike. The only 'software' one might need for a hard drive is to allow that drive to compress files or lie to the CMOS in some other fashion... pretty much any system you can find still...
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Views: 1,679
Posted By bluewhale

ok, I'm impressed. Or depressed :) Dell...

ok, I'm impressed. Or depressed :) Dell apparently has come up with a proprietary connector .. ok, just called my buddy who still has a computer parts store: he says this is a laptop part:...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By bluewhale

No bets from me. Just use, if you have the...

No bets from me. Just use, if you have the parts, other parts to identify the defective one. I have had trouble following which part was where, but if you take one of the two original drives and...
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Views: 1,679
Posted By bluewhale

As to XP the Dell 'might' have a utility on it to...

As to XP the Dell 'might' have a utility on it to create an Install CD or DVD. You would probably have to search Dell's site or call them and possibly have to pay for support to find out. You can...
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By bluewhale

If you don't want to spend money for a program...

If you don't want to spend money for a program try using the built in software in WinXP. It is S L O W. And much touchier than Nero about the media it will work with, but it does work.


Paul
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Posted By bluewhale

well, unless you put a password in for the admin...

well, unless you put a password in for the admin account it is probably blank. Try just hitting OK or the enter key when it requests the password, and make sure the account name is spelled out...
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Views: 781
Posted By bluewhale

I agree with Deathtouch: the only harm I can see...

I agree with Deathtouch: the only harm I can see is if the monitor you are connecting mid session can not support the resolution in use. If a CRT you'll hear a high pitched whine and see garbage or...
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Views: 1,679
Posted By bluewhale

A cd is a pretty basic part: either works or it...

A cd is a pretty basic part: either works or it does not. You indicate XP occasionally will see something in the drive?

Even if the case is small, you can still test two CD's at once assuming...
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Views: 1,069
Posted By bluewhale

From all that I've read Hyperthreading is an...

From all that I've read Hyperthreading is an really IFFY plus. When it works your return is still nothing to be excited about. Dual Core, OTOH, is exciting. The performance numbers are there and...
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Views: 843
Posted By bluewhale

Not seeing the W98 CD was a common problem for...

Not seeing the W98 CD was a common problem for installs, just as you described. Common enough that I remember it anyway :rolleyes: I THINK it had to do with the brand of the CD and the driver...
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Views: 794
Posted By bluewhale

By definition a computer DVD player is a CD...

By definition a computer DVD player is a CD player, and the Windows install CD will boot from it if it is the default boot device.. if there is an OS on the system already you might have to hit 'any...
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By bluewhale

another thought: what do you mean by 'complete...

another thought: what do you mean by 'complete backup'? If you want to have the entire system including the OS backed up you pretty much need to use an imaging program. One of the more popular ones...
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Views: 798
Posted By bluewhale

Get your install CD ( after backing up everything...

Get your install CD ( after backing up everything you want to save ), boot from the CD, tell it to NOT repair the existing windows installation. then delete the partition and create a new one ( NTFS...
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