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    Don't you just love overly verbose inane html code?

    I have no web designing experience and made a page for my friends tv show in publisher. I am experiencing those nightmares now.
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    Wii outsells PS3 6 to 1 in Japan?

    Hopefully they can come up with enough supply to meet the demand.
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    Confused about download speeds

    Try going to and downloading the various test files there.
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    Firefox wont play stream (asf) via embedded Windows Media Player

    I am setting VLC to output an ASF stream. I tried your suggestion and it did not work. It resulted in the same thing.
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    Can't use video in while using Remote Desktop on XP

    My computer that has my Nvidia Ti4200 with video in/out is pretty much only accessed via Remote Desktop. What I am trying to do is get VLC or any other program to stream from my video in to the internet.VLC won't work, and if I try to use Intervideo WinDVR (I used this all the time before using...
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    Firefox wont play stream (asf) via embedded Windows Media Player

    I am using VLC to stream to a webpage with Windows Media Player embedded. The file is WMV with mp3 audio in asf format. It works fine in IE, but Firefox just shows a media player, then it disappears. <OBJECT ID="MediaPlayer" WIDTH="192" HEIGHT="190"...
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    Jerk getting in my wireless...

    I was searching for Horse Porn when I found this thread...
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    Gigabyte AMD t-shirt

    I got two of these also.Only ordered one. Thanks OP!!!
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    Anyone know why I am being asked for a password to view my shared folders?

    I've had issues like that fixed with a reboot of both machines. YMMV.
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    Free cap or voltage tester(survey)

    Thanks OP. Got my VoltAlert today.
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    Adaptec ASH1233 not compatible with older MB (MSI 6163 Pro)

    have an Adaptec IDE Controller and I am trying to use it on an MSI 6163 mobo (Slot 1 P2/3, with latest bios). I have no problem booting with the card in place, but if there are any hard drives attached, the system wont boot past the 'Verifying DMI Pool' stage. This card states that it requires...
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    Wiring my home questions

    What kind of box are you using? If Motorola you can check the signals by turning the box off by hitting power then select select. Check here for more info.
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    I recently made the change to OpenDns and I notice it is slightly faster. I would rather see a "Page cannot be displayed" then the OpenDns suggestions though.
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    Digital phone adapter + Router

    They are on 5.8GHz
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    FTP Server

    I am using Bulletproof on WindowsXP. I don't really like it as the throttling doesn't really work and there is no overall speedlimit setting. I have tried various different programs and this is the one I stuck with.
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    Little e-mail problem.....

    Can you use a different port for your SMTP server? Most ISP's (afaik) only block a limited number of ports such as incoming 80 and outgoing 25.
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    Getting intermittent errors on multiple HD's on same IDE Controller

    I recently moved 4 hard drives (varying sizes between 80 -300 gigs) to and old P2 running Windows XP. I have the drives connected to an Adaptec PCI to IDE controller. Occasionally when copying files from one computer to this one. I get a series of errors. "An error was detected on device...
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    [H]OT!! Free Wifi Router!

    Did you post this pic on the free webserver that was posted on this site like 2 years ago??
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    Wireless routers slow your connection speed.

    Your talking about a mere 100k. I wouldn't worry about it.
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    Dream Job

    LOL thanks for the laugh
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    How do you name your drives?

    On Flyest I just have C:Local Disk and D:Downloads On Servy I have C:Local Disk, D:Local Disk (haven't renamed it yet), E:Apps, F:Music, G:TV, J:Movies. On Tabby I have C:Local Disk On Lappy I have C:Local Disk and I don't know what the Linux drives are named
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    Monitoring LAN share access

    Not from me. I left most of the services running that are on by default. The PC itself is only P2 450mhz with 640MB of ram. Works fine hosting Samba shares and running BPFTP.
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    My External Seagate HDD has a 5 pointed security screw, need to remove drive..

    The should have them at Sears as well.$9.99. They also have a larger set that contains the bits, but I couldn't find it on the website.
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    Monitoring LAN share access

    Theres one built into windows that you can use. You can right click on "My Computer" and click Manage. Then go to shared files. It's not exactly 'live' because Im pretty sure you have to refresh it manually. I have been searching for a third party tool myself, hopefully one with logging. The...
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    Industrial Gloves and Coveralls

    Got mine today! The gloves fit well, haven't tried the overalls yet. Thanks OP!
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    Odd Problem Recoginzing Hard Drive????

    Is it on the same mb?
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    Need help flashing BIOS Bx2000 with DualBios

    Well I finally got it. I am only posting this in case someone has the same issue. I had to use the DOS bios flashing program (AWFLASH) and override it so it flashes the bios. For whatever reason, it wouldn't let me unless I put in the switch to flash the bios no matter what.
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    Need help flashing BIOS Bx2000 with DualBios

    I have a Gigabye Bx2000 (Intel Slot 1) that needs it's bios updated. The bios came with a windows based flash utility that gives me an error saying the bios is write protected. There's no mention in the mobo manual about how to remove, or disable the write protection. Any ideas?
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    is this true? google

    No. It's not.
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    Cable modem losing connection

    Check your modem log by going to and post it here. Also post the signal.
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    Verizon FIOS - Switching Routers ?!

    To release the routers ip you would have to do it in the routers config.
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    How Much Space Do you have?

    80 gigs - OS and installed apps 160 gigs - Music 80 gigs - Application storage 80 gigs - Bittorrent 80 gigs - Tv 300 gigs - Movies and a 160 gig in my Xbox. Most of the drives are going to go into a separate pc soon, a sweet PII 450 Mhz "file server" I wish I lived with my parents...
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    How to get Free stuff from DirecTV

    You in RI by any chance?
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    Cant access S.M.A.R.T. stats on drives connected to HPT Raid controller

    Well thank you good sir for your reply. Have a happy Chanukha!
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    Best place to keep a hard disk out of the computer case once it is not used

    If you still have the packaging it came in, you could use that.
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    Cant access S.M.A.R.T. stats on drives connected to HPT Raid controller

    I have 3 drives connected to my on board HPT3xx ATA raid controller. For some reason these disks show up as SCSI, and I cant access their SMART stats in SpeedFan or Everest. Any ideas? The 3 drives I have connected to my on board IDE controller do show up and I can read their stats. The...
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    How to change VLC HTTP remote interface port?

    I am using VLC to stream video over the internet. Is it possible to change the port for the HTTP remote control interface? I have gotten it to work once correctly before, but I cant get it to work now. I am trying to change it from 8080 to 6080. Thanks
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    Simple/Dynamic vs Partition/Basic

    Thanks for the info. Not really sure why I set this disk as dynamic, but now I know how to fix it.
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    Simple/Dynamic vs Partition/Basic

    I already have this drive loaded with data. Any chance I can convert it? edit: Google says no. Thanks for the reply.
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    Simple/Dynamic vs Partition/Basic

    I have a computer holding six various size PATA hard drives. The last hard drive I added (Seagate 300GB) for whatever reason is set up in Disk Management as Layout:Simple Type: Dynamic. All of my other drives are set up as Layout:Partition Type:Basic. I was curious as to what the differences...