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    iPhone 6 Gold - 16 GB - Verizon Let me know if you have any questions.
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    New Lenovo X240 - Keyboard sometimes pauses / disconnects and resumes

    Just bought a Lenovo X240 off of someone for a really, really good deal. Tested it at the time of purchase and it was fine. Then bam, I noticed that when I type, the keyboard would eventually stop working or pause. Pressing the keys repeatedly does nothing, then eventually it'll come back and...
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    Budget-Conscious Cam Security / File / Streaming / Virtualization Server

    I posted this thread over at the SSD / Storage forum but didn't get any response. I was thinking maybe it was the wrong place to post. I'll post it here and see what assistance and ideas I get. I've been doing a lot of research and with a potential job interview coming up, I'd like to turn this...
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    Budget-Conscious Security / File / Streaming Server

    Hi all, I've been doing a lot of research and with a potential job interview coming up, I'd like to turn this into a learning experience that I can prove my knowledge in a tech support position where linux, backup technology, and virtualization is used primarily. I'm looking into creating a...
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    Toshiba Satellite Microphone Headset Woes

    Working on a customer's computer as of this moment. This issue has eluded many of us here at work. When customer plugs in his headset jack that has a microphone as well, it doesn't come up as a separate device on Windows 8. When it's plugged in, it takes on the default speaker device and...
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    iPad 2 - 32 GB + 3G (Verizon) I'm hoping to squeeze out $200. If you're interested in offering something close to it, let me know. :)
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Selling Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 16 GB including both cellular and wi-fi. I set the price at $100. Just being generous here. I hope it turns out fair. :)
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    Just a Living Room TV!

    Peace to everyone. I am not much of a TV guy. In fact, I have not bought a TV in literally over 15 years. I've used some and even gotten some for free, sure, but never bought one. The only shows I watch is something like Colbert Report or which is made available online. But...
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    Used Clean Command And Lost ALL Partitions

    I used the search function and found that some people went through the same issues as I did but how they lost their partition is different. I think it is best that I provide some context. I was going to re-install Windows 7 on my 2 TB hard drive in which had two partitions from within. The...
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    International SIM Card -- Visiting USA from Tunisia

    Hey all, This is my first time actually getting a SIM card for traveling purposes. I actually just got a phone to do it. I got an LG Optimus 7 unlocked and will be traveling to USA. I did some reading and was kinda shocked about how much money it costs to make simple phone calls from USA to...
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    How to enable USB support during Windows XP installation?

    I'm trying to re-install Windows XP on a laptop for a client. A message popped up saying that a igxpmp32.sys file was required. So I went to get the .sys file and placed it on a USB flash drive. I plugged it in the laptop and it would not be recognized. I re-checked BIOS to make sure USB support...
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    Lightweight, small, and elegant printer/scanner

    I had this posted in another sub-forum but it didn't get much attention. I thought I'd try this as a last resort. I remembered seeing one of those small, portable, lightweight printers that you could go to business meetings with. The printer was just as small as a laptop and you were able to...
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    Lightweight, small printer/scanner?

    I remembered seeing one of those small, portable, lightweight printers that you could go to business meetings with. The printer was just as small as a laptop and you were able to print by placing a piece of paper or two in the paper feeder in the rear. If you wanted to scan a document, all you...
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    Any Way To Use HD With Bad Sectors?

    I was trying to install Windows 7 three times -- 2 times it failed and 1 time it worked but Windows 7 was operating terribly slow. The hard drive was clicking two times every two seconds. I decided to investigate it by booting to another hard drive and testing the hard drive. The first message I...
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    What's the likely cause of all case fans not working?

    I was just re-installing Windows 7 and then suddenly all case fans (rear, top, and intake) stopped working. I tried rebooting and everything but the case fans all stopped working. Is this a hardware issue or a strange software issue? Did anyone experience this anomaly?
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    Bike Touring With Which Laptop (or Tablet)? Weight/Battery/Storage Concerns

    A month ago, I went bike touring for a week through treacherous mountains from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts. I brought with me my mother's Lenovo laptop which weighs in a hefty 8 pounds plus the charger which was another pound. The laptop contributed to my bike's punishing weight but it was a...
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    Lenovo Laptop's Keyboard Button Broke -- Replacement?

    I'm trying to see if there's a way to get a replacement for the mechanical plastic part that goes under the keys. I have the "]" key broken with the mechanical plastic piece missing arm to hold itself down. Hard to explain but I hope you know what I am talking about. Where can I get such a...
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    Does RAW Size Matter? Debating on resolution level...

    I am traveling to Spain, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia by bike this coming fall. I plan on taking my Canon 7D camera and taking nature and people shots. I have been debating on whether to shoot full quality RAW images (25 MB per photo) or use lesser resolution RAW images (17 MB for medium and...
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    Buy a Mac Mini? Dell Zino HD? Alternatives?

    I'm helping my dad out with this decision -- there is a decent Mac Mini (2010) being offered for $600: 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 4 GB RAM 500 GB 5400 RPM HD NVIDIA GeForce 320M 8X DVD Burner Then there is also the Dell Zino HD for $500: 2.3 GHz Athlon II Dual Core 4 GB RAM 1 TB 7200 RM...
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    Oracle PL/SQL - Login & Cursors

    Hey DBAs! I am hoping you guys could help me with a problem I have. I have an Oracle login form with just two text boxes (username & password) and a login button with PL/SQL code behind it. Three kinds of users will have access to the login screen - administrators, students, and interpreters. I...
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    Need Feedback on this ER Diagram

    I've been going in circles with this diagram for my project. I'm implementing a rating systems where deaf students can rate the interpreters they've had in school. Similar to RateMyProfessors, students will be able to view ratings of all interpreters, search for their names, rate them in a list...
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    Cat6 Cable Wiring - Which wallplate/keystone/jack/wiring diagram?

    Hey guys, my dad got his new place wired up with Cat6 cables. All there's left are strands of copper wires out of the Cat6 cables. He bought this wallplate but from what I've been reading here, it seems like he got the wrong kind - it may be Cat3 jacks instead of Cat5/6. Is that correct...
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    So Many Choices - Recommend a Middle-End Non-Gaming Entertainment/Work Laptop

    Hey guys, It has been a while since I've shopped around for a laptop. My Dell Inspiron 640M has been nothing but good to me (except the battery now can only live for 10 minutes per charge). The wonderful thing about this laptop is that while it has a 14" screen, it has a beautiful resolution of...
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    A Dynamic Navigation List Bound to a Database Containing ID & ParentID (Cat & Subcat)

    I am a beginner web developer and I've just begun learning developing with ASP.NET in Visual Studio 2008. So my technical skills are very rudimentary. I spent five hours on this and I have gotten nowhere, really. Just as my title said, I am attempting to create a vertical navigation list that...
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    $2,500 Total Awesomeness Build - Need Advice

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Competitive gaming, video editing, watching high quality movies, filestoring, benchmarking, programming, and future-proof activities. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $2,500 maximum, everything...
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    Hot, hot, hot! What to do?

    Had a problem. Windows borked. Fixed it with fixboot. BIOS reports: Old tech P4 CPU (known to be hot). Applied fresh ceramique thermal paste. Hasn't crashed thus far though. View of inside: So... what do I do? Seems like there's no other way except to deal with this. :o
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    SQL Query of Database into List (with JavaScript)

    Hi, I am hoping someone can help me out here. I am trying to figure out how I can create a list based on the results of a SQL query, to be incorporated in JavaScript. For example, if I have a DB table called "M" (for Months), how can I create a list based on a simple SELECT from this...
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    SQL Help - How to query for something that contains more than one keyword?

    Hey guys, A little help: I'm having an issue with trying to retrieve a result from a query. Perhaps the table relationship is designed wrong. Maybe I'm using the wrong SQL commands. I'm very new to databases and SQL so I hope you can forgive me for this. Article Table - Attrib: Article ID...
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    Help Me Out With This Database Schema

    Hey guys, I have limited experience with databases but in order to learn more, I've been attempting at designing databases myself. I'm trying to create a news aggregation database for users to retrieve news from. The basic idea of this database is that a user will login his/her university...
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    Why does Windows Update force SQL Server updates?

    I don't even need SQL server. I don't even use it. I just use my laptop for productivity work. Why does Microsoft force SQL downloads on my laptop? Can I uninstall them because I honestly don't use 'em and they just take up space. Thoughts?
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    VB 2008 Help With Listbox + Remove Selected

    Hi guys, I got a little thing I can't really figure out at this moment. I have a single button that says "Remove Selected Item". But I also have two list boxes with its own categories. I have to be able to select something from EITHER one of the list boxes and have the "Remove Selected...
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    Visual Basic .NET Help. :(

    Hey guys, I'm new to VB. I'm trying to do this program and... well it's not working out so well. I am struggling with... how to make two values add up so that they reflect changes on the go. I can only figure out how to do credit and debit separately but not together. This is what the box...
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    Samsung Epix vs BlackBerry Curve 8330 vs Motorola 9h

    As title says: Samsung Epix vs BlackBerry Curve 8330 vs Motorola 9h I am deaf so I don't use the phone. So voice quality is N/A. Which would you go for? I need to make a decision. :( ((( Or, should I wait for the BlackBerry Bold which will come out Feb. / Mar. for the all data plan? )))
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    Quantum Bigfoot TX - How to hook it up?

    Hey guys, I searched for answers but came up with nothing. I have a Bigfoot Quantum TX that may be 12 GB or so and I want to hook it up to my PC. When I tried to hook it up, I realized that the pins are wider/longer from the regular IDE ports. This is a legacy hard drive that's 5.25". Anyone...
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    Vista Ultimate x64 - Strange Issues / Wonky Updates! WTF?

    Hey guys, I installed Windows Vista x64 with no problems at all. The installation and progress was slow but eventually works out great. Now I bring my PC over to college and it was great until just suddenly I noticed a couple of strange things: - Avira AntiVir keeps popping up saying "your...
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    What Is This Slot?

    Hey guys, I have a ThinkPad T61 that I bought 8 months ago. I customized the laptop with a Secure Digital memory slot that you put on the side of the laptop. Unfortunately, it seems to me that I've been using more of the Sony MemoryStick Pro Duo and Compact Flash for my cameras than the...
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    How To Back Up Failing HDD to another HDD.

    Hey guys, I have a friend whose hard drive is failing (S.M.A.R.T. shows failure and will not boot to Windows XP). He is concerned about all of his files on that hard drive. I already ordered a new hard drive to replace it for him and to transfer all files over. My question is... how do I make...
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    An Upgradable Build - Give Suggestions

    Hello guys, I was reading an article and it said something along the lines of (paraphrasing): "Would you rather pay $3,000 for a computer that would be outdated in six months or would you rather pay $1,000 for a computer you could always upgrade every six months?" I'm thinking that...
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    Upload Speeds - With router, slow - Without router; fast?

    Hi guys, Let's see if someone can figure this one out. My dad has been complaining about our cable's inconsistent and low upload speeds (which is max 384 kbps) because it impacts the quality of his videophone sessions which require a minimum of 250 kbps stream. I decided to check into this...
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    Speakers for Motorcycles

    Hey guys, I'm trying to find out for my friend about the viability of setting up speakers (including subwoofers) for someone's Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle (it's a speedbike). My friend wants to have "800 watts" (including subwoofers) but even I think that's a bit ridiculous. He's planning on...