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    Re: The Windows 8 thread.

    So what good is it then? I have to stop playing my favorite games like CFW because Microsoft decides their going to force everyone into using their new OS by pre installations and rejecting customers...
  2. Re: Microsoft Activation - What they are doing is not right punishihng people who pay

    Issue Fixed. I called them back and they gave me a new activation code.
    But I'm still pissed off. I still have SATA drives to pull in and out for backups, including USB drives which apparently...
  3. Microsoft Activation - What they are doing is not right punishing people who pay

    This is so wrong, I wish more people would be united on these issues.

    I have an OEM copy of XP I bought at a PC store near my house about 5 or 6 years ago.
    This copy has always been installed on...
  4. Backgammon PC game to play against frinds, family, Not strangers

    I've been looking for a multi player backgammon solution for my dad and uncle. However, all the sites I'm finding either don't let you setup personal privet rooms, or there are other issues. For...
  5. Re: ASUS K73E Caddy bay screws? Screws not included, got to be kidding me

    I ordered the screws, Thank you CMB!
    However, This is UNREAL:

    FOLLOW UP

    Ok, I also went ahead and ordered a Caddy rack for my laptop from ASUS last week, after having multiple conversations...
  6. ASUS K73E Caddy bay screws? Screws not included, got to be kidding me

    Hi
    Where can I get the tinny 4 screws that hold the Caddy to the frame of the laptop? (Not the screws that attach the drive to the Caddy as I think they are common)
    ASUS sells Caddys and doesn't...
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    Re: What really caused the PSU to not work?

    Interesting, that makes sense now Sick Willie. I didn't think of the Standby pin source as being part of the main rail, but it makes perfect sense. Thanks for following up on this.

    Out of...
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    Re: What really caused the PSU to not work?

    Are you sure about that Sick Willie? I'm just questioning for my own experience. It's my understanding..I know for certain that the green PS_On #14 pin is the power on pin for the push button. All...
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    What really caused the PSU to not work?

    This is kind of interesting, can someone explain how the 500w PSU could have been bad? Please read on, but note:
    I replaced the PSU with a new one today and the system works great. But what was...
  10. Re: Set up a ping from the internet to your router?

    This is interesting,
    I don't have the full report yet but I'm running the dslreports.com smoke test. At the moment I'm pinging the primary DNS server I use with Comcast and it's showing 29.41%...
  11. Re: Set up a ping from the internet to your router?

    Ok, but then why has this never happened in the 14 years of my residential service, now all the sudden I've switched from Comcast residential service to their business class and I got 246 drops in...
  12. Re: Set up a ping from the internet to your router?

    Well, I know. But I posted this because I'm not sure how. Could you please explain how LiquidFork. It would be greatly appreciated.


    I have considered that, I keep my main computers hooked to an...
  13. Set up a ping from the internet to your router?

    hi
    I'll try to make this as short as possible. I'm on Comcast business class internet and have been getting connection dropouts. This is the 4th SMC SMCD3G-CCR modem new out of the box. I've had 5...
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    Re: needs a cable modem

    Well, I think it's always best to just ask the ISP.
    When I had the Comcast residential service a few months back, they recommended the SURFboard SB6121 DocSIS 3.0 and you should get the 3.0 for...
  15. Connection drops for 1, or 2 mins random

    I've been trying to figure this out for a few weeks now.

    I just upgraded to Comcast business class, got their SMC SMCD3G-CCR business class modem. It's been replaced twice for different reasons....
  16. Re: What is the replacement for NetBEUI in win7?

    Very informative, Thanks for the lesson Bryan!

    I appreciate it, I understand now! :thumb:
  17. Re: What is the replacement for NetBEUI in win7?

    I see,
    So I guess something like 192.168.0.1 would be considered a privet IP? I know they're called local, or sub IPs, I just never heard of them referred to as privet but it makes total sense. ...
  18. What is the replacement for NetBEUI in win7?

    I was wondering if someone could answer this. This question regards avoiding the use of TCP/IP for file and print sharing by using the unsupported NetBEUI protocol. Many people will install NetBEUI...
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    Re: eSATA single connector on back or multi

    Interesting, thank you Al Abel. I wasn't aware of the port multiplier! :thumb:

    What I ended up doing was, I ditched the external enclosure idea, and picked up an SIIG DP 6Gb/s 2S1P PCIe card,...
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    eSATA single connector on back or multi

    Why is there only one connector on some?

    I'm looking for a swappable SATA 4 bay enclosure for 3.5 drives that's quick and won't scratch the drives when I pull them in and out often. However, I'm...
  21. Re: Extreame Comcast speed, how is this possible?

    Hi Bryan
    I got lucky when the 3rd Comcast line tech came out after I upgraded to the business class. The first two guys didn't find anything. The last guy told me there was a ton of noise on the...
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    Making straight through RJ45 with solid

    Hi
    I'm not sure if I'm going about this right. I'm running some cat6 UTP "solid" Ethernet cable through the house. I'm wondering what most people do to the modem end of the cables after the wall...
  23. Re: Extreame Comcast speed, how is this possible?

    Hi, Thanks everyone.

    I got a response back from the CrashPlan team, they said...


    I guess what made me ask the question is, First I would see the message analyzing, but then it would change to...
  24. Extreame Comcast speed, how is this possible?

    This is really strange. How is this possible?

    A few days ago I updated to Comcast Blast, and picked up a Motorola SB6120 Doc SIS 3.0 modem. The upload speeds are sometimes 2, or 2.2Mbps. No...
  25. Re: Running two different sound cards, stability question?

    Hi uddarts

    I'm sure it would work, but I'm still curious what the driver does when you disable a card.
    My system has been very stable because I keep so little running. I'll probably grab a game...
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