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  1. We are losing the battle with computer games

    This is not a post about violence and all the moral things but I noticed that when my grandkids download web games or install games from a CD from "reputable" game developers, they opened the door to...
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    THANKS... makes sense

    THANKS... makes sense
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    Dual- and triple-channel RAM

    I am thinking of upgrading my motherboard from a triple channel to a dual channel set up. I have a Haswell CPU and Z97 board only has dual channel.If I move from a triple channel to a dual channel...
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    Thanks. I "have" noticed an improvement, but...

    Thanks. I "have" noticed an improvement, but maybe that's because I "wished" to see them. Howvever, you are right; that blazing speed increase didn't happen.
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    Thanks all... I "played around" with them and got...

    Thanks all... I "played around" with them and got them to work.
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    Motherboard LED settings

    Attached the LED and Pwr wires to the mobo, it turns on but the power switch on the case won't turn off. Any suggestions?
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    MS Config Settings for i7

    Saw on You Tube that you can use the advanced MS Config settings and tell windows how many cores to use on boot up. Is this harmful and why doesn't windows "just use them"

    Thanks
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    I recommend going to 64-bit. It is much smoother,...

    I recommend going to 64-bit. It is much smoother, allows you to have more resources for your programs and just simply works better. The driver problem is not as extensive as you may hear. Regardless...
  9. Can we trust password generators and online security tools

    I see a lot of advertisements for software that will automatically generate passwords. I also see similar articles that show that online security applications are being hacked. I have the suspicion...
  10. I have a very similar if not same problem. I have...

    I have a very similar if not same problem. I have a Microsoft arc mouse and it has fully charged batteries and is located about 2 feet from the dongle. "All of a sudden" it began to skip. I checked...
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    I have 2 terabyte and 3 terabyte drives on my...

    I have 2 terabyte and 3 terabyte drives on my rig. It is still a good idea to use disk defrag because often times defragmentation cleans up some of the mess in the file system such as reporting file...
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    I use Carbonite but it is not free. In some ways...

    I use Carbonite but it is not free. In some ways you get what you pay for. Many other free services have a limit on how much they will store for you and you will have to pay extra for additional...
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    W7 Library function

    When I use the windows 7 library function, does that function (myVideo - showing video files from other drives) take up disk space on my C drive?
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    I have not purchased a new computer in more than...

    I have not purchased a new computer in more than 15 years because I upgraded my parts as they became worn or obsolete. The best advice is to find a mom-and-pop local computer store that is going to...
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    I agree, and you will find that a lot of the...

    I agree, and you will find that a lot of the gadgets and applications bundled with your external drive will just get in the way. You can uninstall all that stuff or copy it someplace else, and then...
  16. I agree with what everyone has said so far. In...

    I agree with what everyone has said so far. In addition, I would probably step back and deal with requirements first. This is a very messy part of a technical solution design, especially with...
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    One of the big issues with online storage or...

    One of the big issues with online storage or online backup is how long they are going to be around.I was using Comcast secure backup and was notified that the service is going to be discontinued 1...
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    MS Access turning MSG Box off

    Running a macro that opens a number of queries but I want to turn the msg box off while they are running and turn them back on when finished. This way the queries can run continuously without...
  19. Thread: Boot times

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    I tried these and most of it worked ...

    I tried these and most of it worked

    http://youtu.be/twJk7ymLmfA
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    For the home PC, what is the advantage of RAID?

    For the home PC, what is the advantage of RAID?
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    Understood everything EXCEPT the rule of thumb...

    Understood everything EXCEPT the rule of thumb about OS on HD > 1Tb. I have a 300gb SCSI ultra 15k rpm as my boot drive, but outside the "loose it all" issue, what's the background on the rule of...
  22. [SIZE=4]If your device is an external hub, you...

    [SIZE=4]If your device is an external hub, you may have to replace the hub. If your device is a USB port installed inside the case, you may have to open the case and see if the headers (cables...
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    are you ready for this? What I discovered was...

    are you ready for this? What I discovered was that the problem had been a bad four-port USB 2.0 card. Because it had failed the boot sequence could not proceed beyond a certain point without...
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    I agree with you 100%. One of the things that one...

    I agree with you 100%. One of the things that one of my IT teachers taught me was that "most of the time the demos always work". As I watched the speeds increase, I keep wondering what am I missing...
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    I too was a bit surprised about the claim that...

    I too was a bit surprised about the claim that Dragon speak makes a few errors. Dragon speak makes a lot of errors! I was working on my graduate papers using Dragon speak and believing the...
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