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    Updated AMD OverDrive app, now it's incompatible with 760G chipset and won't OC FSB

    Hi: Here's my system specs: - CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 840 processor, 3.2GHz quad-core Propus for socket AM3+. Default HT Ref Clock is 200MHz, core multiplier is locked at 16X max. - Motherboard/Chipset: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P microATX Socket AM3+ motherboard with AMD 760G northbridge/SB710...
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    Suggestion for relatively inexpensive "compact" USB keyboard

    I've got this Apple keyboard (the non-EU version), but it's currently having problems. So time to look for a new one. What I'm looking for in a keyboard: - "compact" (no numpad): I've found i really like this form factor because it's simple and doesn't take up much space - USB: I've got...
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    issues with USB on new Gigabyte AMD board?

    I just built a new system with a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P and Phenom II X4 840. Everything seems to work great, except some of the USB ports act a bit erratic. The board has two pairs of USB 2.0 ports on the board itself (I/O shield), as well as two pairs of USB headers onto the board (one of...
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    Power supply advice...is a 430W enough for my system?

    My system has an Antec Truepower II 480W from 2007 or so. It had been working fine, but I've recently had stability problems. Popped the PSU open and yep, leaking caps :( So I need to get a replacement. Here's my system specs: - AMD Phenom x4 840 (95W TDP) - Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P (basic AM3+...
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    bad capacitors on newer Gigabyte board?

    Hi: I have a system with a Gigabyte GA-945GCMX-S2 (socket 775/Core2Duo) board. Recently I started having some occasional issues with the system freezing or resetting itself. Tried doing a bunch of things, didn't completely solve it (although it seems to be stable for now.) I noticed that there...
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    Seagate warranty checker doesn't recognize drives

    Hi: I have some Seagate hard drives that should all be within warranty...a 7200.11 1.5TB internal drive, Momentus 7200.4 laptop drive, and two 500GB FreeAgent Pro drives. These should all be within warranty; the internal drives were bought within the last couple of years and the FreeAgent...
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    Using MS PowerShell script to generate CSV of Exchange users and groups?

    Hey all! I need to generate a CSV file that contains a list of Exchange users (email addresses) and the distribution groups that they are members of. Apparently you can generate a CSV file with a whole bunch of information about your Exchange users, but not the groups that they are members...
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    High ping/dropped packets on Wifi router connection?

    Hey all: As of recently, I've been having issues with my Linksys WRT54GS router's wireless function. It has worked well for over a year, but I've recently started to have issues. First, the router will have higher ping and packet loss than what they should be. For instance...ping to the...
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    New Apple keyboard and function key layout?

    Hey all: My old Apple wired slim keyboard (model A1243) recently died, so I went to the store and bought a similar and newer model (A1242) that does not have a keypad (only because this model was on sale for a good price.) It works fine with my MacBook running Snow Leopard, but I have issues...
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    Easy API/language/etc for 2D animation and GUI?

    Hey all: I have an assignment for my data structures/algorithms course where I am to develop an animated visualization of various sorting algorithms, and possibly hash tables as well. The thing is...I have practically no experience with regard to GUI programming: I've toyed around with Swing a...
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    MySQL Help - writing update statement

    Hey all: I'm trying to write an SQL update statement for a project. There are three tables that I am working with here: "Books", "Transactions", and "Includes". "Includes" connects the other two tables by the "Order_ID" and "Book_ID" keys. What I am trying to do here is set the...
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    C - precision of clock() function in time.h on different OS

    Hey all: I just finished a programming assignment (written in C) for one of my courses. The assignment involves running sorting algorithms and measuring the runtime of each. Precision is important here, as many of these will complete in a fraction of a second since I am sorting fairly small...
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    File sharing and privileges?

    Hey all: I'm trying to figure out how to set up Samba sharing on OSX for a "share-only" user without sharing everything. The only circumstance under which Samba sharing will work is with my administrator account, and when I connect I see all of my drives plus all of my shared folders; it will...
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    iTunes - manually manage music/videos between 2 computers?

    Hey all: I have an iPhone that I have been using with my desktop PC until recently. I use the "manually manage music and videos" option to choose what music I want to put onto the device. However, when I connect the phone to my laptop, it tells me that the phone is synced with another...
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    Poor EDGE service on iPhone 3G

    Hey all: I bought an iPhone 3G yesterday and it's pretty awesome! However, I'm getting poor EDGE service and am trying to figure out what's causing it. I live in a college town in Oklahoma that does not have 3G service, so I'm stuck with EDGE. I was certainly aware of this and figured that...
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    Target Disk Mode between MacBook Pro with FW800 and MacBook with FW400?

    Greetings all: One of my friends has a MacBook Pro with a Geforce 8600m graphics chip, which has apparently crapped out. (Black screen on built-in and external monitors.) It needs to go to Apple for a warranty replacement, and he has some important files on the hard drive that he would like...
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    Internet (but not LAN/intranet) is sloooow when using router

    I'm a college student who lives in a university housing complex and I use the university's network to access the Internet. I have a wireless router hooked up to my connection in spite of the fact that we really aren't supposed to...but from what I've seen they don't enforce it. Looking right now...
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    Suing a spammer?

    I've been getting numerous spam emails from two mail list servers (related) hosted on a somewhat well-known webhost in the US. Even over a month after reporting these emails to the host as well as its (*very* well-known) colocation facility/netblock owner, nothing has happened. (I've been...
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    issue with mounting USB drives?

    hey all! I have a MacBook with OS X 10.5.5. Whenever I plug in a USB hard drive, it will often show activity for several minutes and be recognized by the system (ie in System Profiler) but refuse to mount the volume until a few minutes. It's a bit annoying...are there any potential causes of...
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    NTFS Corruption with Mac OS X?

    I have a USB hard drive that is formatted with NTFS (so I can use it on both my Mac and PC.) however, I've been having problems with files seemingly corrupted: MP3s will end up having errors in them and ISO files will end up screwed up (they won't install and the MD5 will change.) I've used both...
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    voltage on +12V rail is too high?

    I recently put together a system with a (cheapo) ECS 945GCT-M/1333 mobo, Intel C2D E7200, GeForce 8800GS, and a 480W Antec TruePower II power supply. While trying to troubleshoot some issues with the computer acting weird on occasion when it powers on, I noticed that the +12V rail runs from...
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    compatibility of Brisbane Athlon 64 X2 5000+?

    My brother recently bought an Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Brisbane "Black Edition" chip for his AMD box and I wanted to make sure it works with his motherboard. His computer has an Abit AN52 motherboard; I found processor compatibility info here but it didn't mention the specific chip (although it says...
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    any way to improve Intel X3100 performance on MacBook?

    I have a MacBook with the Intel X3100 integrated graphics (not the older GMA950) and I was wondering if there's any way to improve the graphics performance. I was using my parents' old iMac G4 and I noticed that graphics effects (ie dock, dashboard, Expose) were much smoother even on that...
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    screwed up bash on OSX, how to fix?

    This question pertains to Mac OS X, but it's more of a UNIX thing than a Mac thing so I figured I'd post it here... I was screwing around and ended up replacing /bin/bash with a useless program. (yes I am stupid, I know.) Now, when I go to the terminal, it runs my useless program instead of...
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    how to make "solid" character in console? (UNIX/C++)

    I am writing a program in C++ to play checkers for a project for my CS course. The program needs to run on the UNIX (Solaris) system via the console. So I'm looking for a way to display the checkerboard. Is there a way to make a "solid" character or possibly "invert" a (blank) character within...
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    Add music library to iTunes without making copies?

    I am using iTunes 7.6 and I would like to add my music library (in another folder on my Mac) to it. However, it seems like iTunes wants to make a copy of everything in its "default" directory, which I don't want to do. How can I add my music to the iTunes library without making copies of it? I...
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    "Stuck" pixels on image sensor?

    I have a Digital Rebel XT that I have only had since September or so and it's been great. However, on some of the dark photos I take, I see two tiny red dots (which appear to be a little larger than one pixel but I could be wrong.) Are these "stuck" pixels on the sensor, or could it just be...
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    Is Firefox on Mac just bad?

    I bought a MacBook about a month ago (I was a Windows user before) and for the most part I love it! However I've noticed one thing - Firefox unexpectedly quits on me all the time. It crashes on me at least once every other day, and usually more often. Firefox on Windows would never crash! I...
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    Best wireless card for old PowerMac G4?

    My friend has an old 400MHz Power Mac G4 and is looking for a wireless card for it. I don't know exactly what to look for, or what will even work on it, so I am looking for recommendations/info. Bandwidth isn't a big deal (802.11b is fine) but good range is fairly important. It doesn't have to...
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    Finder won't let me delete folder?

    I just recently got a MacBook with Leopard and it's great so far. I copied some stuff off my old PC laptop and onto an external hard drive, and from there onto my MacBook. I put the folder on the desktop. I decided to move my photos folder (which was within this folder) so I did so, but the...
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    iTunes appends artist name to titles of MP3s?

    I recently got an iPod so I have started to use iTunes more. I have noticed that sometimes iTunes will append the artist name to the front of the song's title when I add it to my library. (Example - it will say the title is "Guster - Satellite" when it should be "Satellite") When I go look at...
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    Best iPod speakers for around $100?

    I am looking for an iPod speaker dock for around $100 (or under). She doesn't have an actual stereo system or anything so these will be her primary "system" to be used to listen to music. Portability is not very important, and it needs to have a remote. I am looking at the Klipsch iGroove SXT...
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    Possible to disable speakers?

    I would like to disable the speakers on my laptop but keep the headphone port enabled. Therefore if my headphones were to become unplugged what I am listening to would not be played on the speakers. Is this possible? My laptop is an Asus A8Js if that matters. Thanks!
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    3rd year of MSI warranty?

    I have a MSI GeForce 6600GT card that's a little over 2 years old that is having problems with its fan. MSI's site claims that "MSI VGA Products are warranted for 3 year limited warranty (Two (2) years Parts & Labor, and the third Year Parts ONLY, shipping and handling fee will be required)." I...
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    Little boxes appearing around stuff on the screen?

    My mom is having a problem with her iMac with OS X...there are little boxes appearing around stuff on the screen such as text, buttons, etc. Apparently there is only 1 box at one time on the screen - maybe based on what button I click, what window is open, something like that? I have no idea how...
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    Wireless mouse is jumpy when Wi-Fi is being used heavily?

    I have a Logitech MX610 2.4GHz wireless mouse. I've had it for a while and it's worked fairly well. Now I recently moved into a new place and set up a new wireless router to use here. However I notice that when I tax the Wi-Fi my mouse can get jumpy or practically unusable. It will definitely...
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    New computer has latency issues?

    My brother has a computer that I recently helped him build. It has a Trendnet wireless USB adapter and Windows Vista. He seems to be having latency issues with it - he tells me that whenever he runs CS Source/HL2 Deathmatch/other Source-based mods that sometimes his ping spikes up to over 800...
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    How is Asus' laptop support?

    I am looking at buying an Asus laptop for college, specifically the A8JS. It would fit my needs perfectly since it has a good graphics chip and it is small. However I am a little concerned as to how good Asus' support will be. I know from experience that sometimes Taiwanese companies can be a...
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    Video card making PC freeze?

    I recently RMA'd a dead AGP GeForce 5900XT to BFG and got a replacement for it. I decided to put it in my brother's computer (Dell Dimension 4550 P4 with WinXP.) I turned it on and loaded Firefox to download drivers. The video output shortly turns off (green > amber LED on monitor) and a few...
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    How to redirect users based on referrer site?

    I have a particular image on my website that is being linked to and embedded on many websites, when it could easily be hosted by these people themselves. In other words these people are stealing my bandwidth. I need to keep the image for my website and I don't want to do anything malicious (eg...
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