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The battery snap shown looks to me like it would...

The battery snap shown looks to me like it would fit on a transistor battery. Will that not work for an LED?

What's a wall wart? I'm assuming it's an adapter?
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Yes, I checked out your examples and found 10 x...

Yes, I checked out your examples and found 10 x LED - 5mm PRE WIRED LEDS 9 VOLT ~WHITE ~ 9V PREWIRED USA | eBay...
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True, tubes were much hotter but the wood in the...

True, tubes were much hotter but the wood in the old radios is very dry now. Your suggestions would work but since I'm not an electrician (I can work a soldering gun;), building a lamp out of this...
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I have 2 standalone, wood cabinets as well as a...

I have 2 standalone, wood cabinets as well as a few table-top models again, made of wood so heat would be an issue. I'd like to light up the glass panels that used to illuminate the radio dials.
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LED Lights

I've got a few old radios that I hollowed out, refinished & hid some speakers in and I'd like to install some lamps on a switch to illuminate them. I was hoping I could hack LED Xmas light strings...
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Yeah, I think I'm starting to understand that a...

Yeah, I think I'm starting to understand that a bit. I'm after access speed for HD video editing on a small budget. I have other backup drives that I service diligently.

Thanks for the info...
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I think I'll look into it if only for more...

I think I'll look into it if only for more storage space.

Thanks Rick :)
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Would This Be Suitable For Video Editing? (Rick?)

Drobo (http://www.drobo.com/products/professionals/drobo/index.php#!prettyPhoto)

The reason I ask is that I can pick one of these up for around $300 with 2 x 1TB drives included (gently used).
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Nope to the Akamai deal. I ran Super...

Nope to the Akamai deal.

I ran Super Antispyware this morning & it found 2 Trojans. Thought that might've done the trick but upon reboot, there's the offensive window again.

Another clue:...
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I read the article Mike/hedgeclippers and found...

I read the article Mike/hedgeclippers and found other references on the net to it being malware of some type but my case is slightly different. The 'white X in a red box' actually shows up in a...
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Strange Boot Window

For the last couple of days, I've had a small window on bootup show up on my desktop that has a white 'X' inside a red circle and an 'OK' button. Haven't pressed the 'OK' (seems like a bad thing to...
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I used to run AVG but it was such a resource hog...

I used to run AVG but it was such a resource hog that Ireplaced it with Avast ... maybe a bad decisiuon?
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I just ran ComboFix (in Safe Mode & normal...

I just ran ComboFix (in Safe Mode & normal Windows) ... it makes its own System Restore Point. Ran Kaspersky earlier today -- both reported no problems.

Would the System Restore I did eliminate...
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Yes, tried running Avast in Safe Mode but it was...

Yes, tried running Avast in Safe Mode but it was dead there too. Did a System restore and everything came back. From there, I did a few Safe Mode virus/malware scans but they returned nothing of...
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Virus?

Booted up one of my machines this morning & noticed that my network connection was X'd out. When I tried to Repair it, I was given a message to the effect that a service wasn't running & that I...
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Still, shows good DIY spirit :-) Some of us...

Still, shows good DIY spirit :-) Some of us never give up.

ie. I have a roomful of BETA & VHS machines that could use some TLC ... they make make a comeback! ;-)

Chris

P.S. Thanks again...
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No, I don't have that scanner anymore. I picked...

No, I don't have that scanner anymore. I picked up a cheap model from WalMart to replace it. Did the job.

Thanks anyway for offering the help.
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As I thought Dick. In this case, I suspect a...

As I thought Dick. In this case, I suspect a disgruntled ex tapping into my secrets (there are none) but it's hard to tell in this case since apparently, it is quite easy to hack into Gmail (and...
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Gmail Hacked?

I couldn't access a Gmail account today (wouldn't accept my password) so I attempted to reset it. The 'reset hint' was "[email protected]". I don't have any hotmail accounts nor did I set a...
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I knew it wasn't going to be easy ... or cheap...

I knew it wasn't going to be easy ... or cheap ;-)

Thanks Joe
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Older Jacuzzi Tub Leaking

I've got a Jacuzzi tub (about 15 years old) that has a leak around/under the pump. It's difficult to get at but I did manage to get a flashlight through a small access hole in the wall and confirm...
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OK, I'll keep updating. Thanks Mitch

OK, I'll keep updating.

Thanks Mitch
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Vista Update?

For the last couple of days, I have been alerted to download a Media Player security update. I did so 5 times but I am still receiving the notification that an update is available. Any idea what...
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As I suspected, some understanding of computerese...

As I suspected, some understanding of computerese is going to be necessary.

Thanks mike/Rick.
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No, it starts looking to make playlists and...

No, it starts looking to make playlists and organizing like DVD Maker does -- just looking for a simple, automated copy-from-DVD-to-HD-to-DVD routine. I'm thinking that isn't possible without a...
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