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    CD rom problem.

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    CD rom problem.

    I uninstalled Nero 6 to install Nero 7 and long story short, I had to reset and none of my CD drives showed up in My Computer anymore. In fact, none of my virtual drives will even work. I run windows XP and I have one ATAPI dvd+rw drive (though the main problem is the virtual drives.) I don't...
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    QUANTUM laptop..1TB of ram.. 6.8GHZ cpu..

    ....i nearly nutted in my pants when i saw this... i didnt believe it was real, and this might be a repost...but Quantum Laptops i thought this was just an elaborate joke.. you know AtomChip® Quantum® II processor 6.8GHz with 256MB on-board memory 2TB non-volatile Quantum...
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    The Invisible people...

    just some fun with photoshop.
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    Electric butterfly

    i'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this kind of question, but being that google gave me a TON of informationt hat i coulndt sort though... you know those butterfly things from solar botics or whatever.. i need to recreate that circuit on my own, using the same muscle wire set...
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    Machines, Twinsen's Odessey, Decent....

    anyone out there remember some of the small timers? i'm talking about Machines, Twinsens Odessey, Decent, Decent 2, Decent 3, Mission Critical.... i got a hold of Decent 1 and 2, but when i started it, it seemed as if my computer was "too fast" for it...you know the bobbing motion of the...
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    Search function is dead...why? Java question

    for some reason my search function doesnt work in windows....this can be a very big problem, especially with finding that misplaced file on a 120 gig hd.....hundreds of folders, 7 partitions... yeah,....anyway, ive done virus scans, ive done the restore...and i dont know exactly when this...
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    Search function is...dead...must give CPR

    well, i know this has happened to me before, and its freaking annoying... something happens that disables my search function within the OS (my computer, explorer) no, i dont have any spy ware, and i have done a restore point, but since i havent used the search function in a while, i'm not...
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    FFR!!! ddr for computer geeks

    i wonder if anyone in this forum has ever heard of/played the game FlashFlashRevolution. for those who dont know, its Dance Dance Revolution, cept using the keyboard arrow keys... is fun as heck needless tosay, its very addicting...some people say its "friggin ANNOYING" and a "stupid...
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    Really cool OLD heatsink

    dudes, i was working on this old computer, and i found this inginutitive(sp) heat sink design, and i wanna know why we still arent using it today. Note, this is a very small heat sink, so size might be an issue...but it seems to me that this design *MIGHT* be better... sure there is the...
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    Watercooled PSU...worth it?

    I just discovered the existence of water cooled powersupplies. it was pretty much a very big surprise, as i figured nobody would even play around with that stuff...water and electricity dont really mix that well... anyway, do you guys think that the drop in temperature may be worth all the...
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    5900XT Driver problem HELP!!!!!

    i gots a problem guys.....i'm using my computer for a while playing Halo Trial MP...then when i goback to the desktop, my cursor wont move..but the weird thing is that i can highlight things and also click on things, cept i cant see where i'm pointing.... after a few reboots, and only 1...
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    Overclocking the Tungsten E PDA

    Do you think that it is possible to OVERCLOCK a Tungsten E? i've spent just a little while looking adn the only program i saw on the net to do that had very bad reviews about it crashing the pda. anyone have any ideas? i'm willing to crack open the case and remove caps/mod the board if thats...
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    Palmone Zire 31 or Zire 72

    i'm looking for a good PDA...i have my sights on the Zire 31 and the zire 72.... i want the 72 cause of the bluetooth stuff...not to mention i can buy a wifi SD card for it, which would be awesome...not to mention a highres screen. the 31 is pretty cool too, but for some reason i dont think...
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    Replace the iPod Harddrive? possible?

    my brother came up with a wonderful idea...what about buying the cheapest regular ipod, and buying a laptop HD of a much larger capacity, and droppign that in there.. is it possible? are the power requirements the same? what about shape?....most importantly what about the file formatting? i'm...
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    Female Gamers!!

    i'm sure this may have been covered already, but just for the heck of it, i would like to know how many female gamers are out there, mainly on this forum. i'm not talking solitair while waiting for the clothes drier to finish...i'm talking CS, Halo, Doom3, Medal of Honor, HL2, etc.. you...
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    Stop Error D1 again..HELP

    Stop error..dang it... just built a new 64, 3200 (sig for more info) and i'm getting a stop error again..this time its a little different its just a D1, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. 0x00000009 0x00000002 0x00000000 00000009 i install all the latest drivers..i formated right after i...
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    Overclock my TI-89? possible?

    i dont know if this is applicable to this forum, but since this thing is a calculator, and calculators are technically computers too.... is it possible to overclock a TI-86? lock the thread if this is the wrong place to ask
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    Modded my Headphones! no more breaks!!

    dudes!!, guess what i did after posing something on here about wanting a good set of headphones... the ones i wanted were really expensive, but they had the detachable cord thing..since my cords were always breaking after a few months, i got pissed at it, and went to radio shack...i bought a...
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    IDE and SATA at the same time? help!!

    gots a bad problem dudes...i have a 120 gig stat drive, but the OS is effed up on it...but i have nearly 100 gig of data on it. cant loose it..and odnt worry, lots of partitions, but still, need info on it.. basically it had my OS on it, now i have a different HD a 40 gig IDE.. i want to use...
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    What Browser do YOU use? IE? Opera? Firefox?

    Which internet browser do you guys use? IE? Opera? firefox? Netscape? Mozilla? god know what else? i personally use Opera, just for the mouse gestures, and its ease of use, not to mention the sense of one program for dozens of browing windows. the Note taking is pretty cool too.
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    Painting tips - overposted thread, but this time i need to ask again

    i know there have been tons of posts on how to paint metal and crap...tons....but dude...i just cant do it right. i tried and i tried...nothing comes out as well as all those other things ive seen on here. after i sand, prime, sand, prime, sand, 1st coat, sand, 2st coat, sand, 3rd coat, and...
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    i need ABCTORRENTS invite, please?

    i'm looking for any kind patron to give me a www.abctorrents.com invite...damn them from making it invite only...but my desperation needs it... i'm a www.suprnova.org fan. hell, i bought the shirt, but now i need abctorrents, cause ive heard they got good dl speeds
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    Where is HALO 2 for PC?

    i'm just kinda lazy for these kind of things, but i wanna know if they are developing HALO 2 for PC...personally, i hate console games.cant stand em. so i'm a 100 pc man, not MAC, but pc..is there a way to take the xbox format and put it into pc format? are there appropriate emulators for it...
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    should i get a soundcard? why? and which one?

    i like listening to music alot, but i hate to share my music...thus the headphones and not the 5.1 speaker system...not to mention there a 4 computers in the room and 3 users at any time...i hate speakers as they annoy the crap out of me..i dont want to listen to my bro's movies or halo sound...
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    Need betta headphones...tips?

    i'm looking for a good set of headphones. something that wont break easily, something that has good bass and a wide range....ohh.. and somethign whose wires wotn break on the inside...see, that always happens to me after a few months, the wire breaks ont he inside...i usually buy the really...
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    OS wont recognize my mp3 player unless i reboot

    i have this mp3 player (256mb...i love ebay 49 bucks)...ANYWAY... .a while ago, i would just plug the thing into my computer and the computer would recognize it just fine, and no, it didenst need any drivers...it works like a thumb drive...but for some curious reason, if i plug it in, and wat...
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    Clear Window Molding

    Guys, i need help. i cant find any clear window molding anywhere...ANYWHERE. ive checked out hundreds of sites. ive called around at autostored allover the place, some dont know what it is in the first place. ive checked lowes, homedepot, scottys, and the like...any help on where to find it...
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    3D screens in the future? maybe now?

    When do you think that they would come up with a true 3d monitor for the public?, i'm mean i'm not wishing for a Startrek Hologram to suddenly pop up on the market, but i would think that by now we should have a more 3d environment to work in. like an OS that looks more hightech (no i'm not...
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    Homebuilt farm/supercomputer ....possible?

    i want to know if its possible to have a kind of ....homebuilt "supercomputer" running a windows os...i'm kinda new to the whole thing, but not to computers themselfs. the idea i have is to build a bunch of cheap computers using old/used/cheap parts, and hook them up so that either every process...
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    Are all Lappies slow, or is it just me

    Is it just me or the hardware...for some curious reason, all of the laptop that ive used in my life have always been slower than their comparative desktops. i really dont understand why this is. Much slower boot times, shut down times. is it the heat? (no not ignorant, but i do know that heat...
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    HALO player that i wanna know about

    Guys, this has been bugging me for weeks, theres this player on the Halo Trial multiplayer games that i deem to be god. I didnt even live long enough to ask her who the hell she is. i had versed her a few months back when she wasnt really that good. i stoped playing for a while, but then i got...
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    Thinking about making my own Ultra X-Connect

    Well, i saw the Ultra X-Connect 500W PSU at frozen cpu, and i instantly fell inlove with its design, ive always hated a tangle of wires in my case, and even after i clean em up, its still agravating sometimes. i got this 500 W psu (dont ask me what it was, peeled the sticker off to paint/mod it...
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    HELP!!! stop error D1,what to do!!?!?

    God damn it!, see, before i was getting a stop error 7B, which i easily fixed using the recovery console and the Bootfix command...now me gots a worser probems....spontaneous computer reboots...now, i didnt know what to do at first, but then i got smart. i wanted to figure out what might be...
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    Win 98 vs. Win XP

    Now, i've been having a debate with a few friends of mine, i say that windows XP is the best OS available. He says that 98 is the best for stability and security. i do admit that the majority of viruses are targeted for the windows xp platform, but of course that is to be expected. he posted the...
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