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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    A quick heads up to the HTPC crowd. I have a PICO PSU 150-xt w/ 102 watt power brick and an ELO 15" touchscreen monitor up for sale. The monitor is the same used by many for in-wall home automation touch interfaces and the pico psu is great for low power htpcs...
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    Windows 7 64bit will not install

    Upgrading from Vista x64 to Windows 7 x64 worked for me. Sorry you're having problems too Homey, apparently its pretty common and there isn't much help from MS on the issue.
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    Windows 7 64bit will not install

    Windows cannot copy files required for installation. The files may be corrupt or missing. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error code: 0x80070570.
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    Windows 7 64bit will not install

    I just got a new hp laptop and the first thing I usually do it wipe the hard drive and do a fresh install of Windows to as not to have all the crap that come loaded on new computers. But whenever I try to install Windows 7 64 bit it get an error about missing or corrupt files during the install...
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    Post your workstation 2010!

    I saw that at best buy but was way to pricey. There is one on amazon that comes in either silver or black and is only $30. I can't remember the name but it looks similar. You can find it by searching iPad stand.
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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    I'm parting out one of my HTPCs so I thought I would post the parts here before posting in the FS/FT forum. All prices include shipping within CONUS M3N78-vm 8200 mATX mobo w/HDMI - $65 2 2x1gb (4B total) G.SKILL DDR2 800 F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ - $80 Hauppauge HVR-1600 - $35 SOLD I might add an...
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    Small touch screen question

    subscribed
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    slipperyskip's Level Eleven

    Just saw this linked on Gizmodo. Congrats and awesome job. Can't wait to see what you do next.
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    Software/Hardware for some sort of TV Media Center

    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1502445
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    Fry's 1.5TB WD - 89.99

    Not that hot of a deal. It's available online too but it's 89.99 + tax or shipping. The same drive is $99 on Newegg w/FS.
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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    thanks for the update. In for one.
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    TV Tuner has wrong channel

    Mine does the same thing trying to get the ClearQAM stations with Comcast. I used silicondust's site to find the real station frequencies instead of the virtual station numbers. http://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun/channels_us
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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    Those things are great for fans and lights but I wouldn't recommend using them for hard drives and cd drives. I'm pretty sure it burned up an older 80gb hard drive I have and when burning a DVD something inside it burst into flames. The seller sent me a new one but I'll only be using it for...
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    Show off your Droid Homescreen!

    Read here before doing anything - http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-droid/ 1) Obtain root - http://rootyourdroid.info/guides/obtaining-root/ 2) Restore Custom Recovery Image - http://rootyourdroid.info/guides/custom-recovery-image/ Follow the instructions here for the ROM I'm...
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    Show off your Droid Homescreen!

    Battery life has only improved since upgrading to a 2.1 based ROM. That includes using Live Wallpapers and overclocking since I'm using a low voltage kernel.
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    Show off your Droid Homescreen!

    You have to have Android 2.1 and the newest maps update installed.
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    Show off your Droid Homescreen!

    Running the 2.1 Bugless Beast 0.7 ROM overclocked to 850. Helix Launcher for the 4 buttons on the bottom. The background is the live maps background that came with the latest maps update. The last image is Car Dock v2, which allows you to make your own car dock app that launches when placed...
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    Seagate 1.5 TB Barracuda - $99.99 w/FS @ Amazon

    I have 5 of these drives in various computers and haven't had any problems with them. Not even with the original firmware that shipped with 2 of them. I think the people with dead drives should check the conditions under which they are used and how they were shipped. I've had more RMA'd WD...
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    Meta<browser/> 2.0

    The current version should continue to work so that shouldn't be a problem. I would rather it be free but $20 isn't bad as long as the new version is worth it and the developer deserves to get paid for the amount of work put into it. I for one will probably pay the $20 as long as it's...
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    Sort Media Button = Bad

    MetaBrowser makes getting meta data, posters and backdrops so much easier. You should give it a shot.
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    One Week Without Google

    I would be screwed without Google for a week. I use gmail as my primary email, Google calendar to track what I have to do, I use an android phone, and prefer chrome but could easily switch to Firefox for a week. There is no way I could do it.
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    Droid

    download Car Dock Speakerphone
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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    Great case, I think I paid $20 shipped for it back around Christmas. The power supply is a little loud and gets hot. I ended up replacing mine with a picoPSU. Also, anyone getting the case and running any thing more than an atom make sure you put a fan in the side where the hard drive can...
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    FS/FT Announcements / [H]ot Deals 2010

    Great deal. I picked one up this morning. I don't have a specific use for it yet but it shouldn't be hard to find one.
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    Droid

    You can download SholeMod from the marketplace for $5 or get it from sholes.info. It roots, ROMs and can restore all on it's own. Or you can wait a few weeks since the 2.1 update is being tested by Verizon now and includes multi-touch browser.
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    Win 7 Media Center question

    You will be able to stream previously recorded shows but you can't stream live tv with Media Center. If you want to share your tuners with several HTPCs then look in to the HDHomeRun.
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    WHS v2 Codename Vail

    You won't be able to upgrade like you would XP to Vista or Windows 7 but I'm sure MS will work something out so that your settings, users, backups and pool will be saved and moved to the new server. I guess someone could do a VM install and try it but chances are that nothing has been setup yet.
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    Media Center is streched sometimes

    I've noticed the same thing with both of my HTPCs when I turn on the tv, wake the HTPC or change inputs. I think it's something with the Nvidia drivers. I just end up closing media center and reopening it.
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    Droid

    The update that has been being pushed out this and everyone should be getting tomorrow is not Android 2.1. The update is a reworked version of 2.0.1 that allows the Facebook app to to updated in the market and speculation is that it is prepping the Droid for the 2.1 update at a unspecified date.
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    Set tv recordings from cell phone?

    Remote Potato is the only option at the moment. Give it some time and it should evolve nicely and will hopefully be able to see a guide to select recordings. Webguide is supposedly being developed to integrate with Live Mesh but there hasn't been work on it in a long time.
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    The "Don't void your security deposit" apartment theater

    That looks great. I'm especially impressed with the how well the screen came out considering the materials and cost.
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    hauppauge wintv 418 bda tuner

    Have you tried using Windows Update to get the driver? the 418 bda is the HVR-1600. It works fine in my computer with Windows 7 and installs drivers fine through Windows Update.
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    Which power adapter for PicoPSU

    I got a PicoPSU 150-XT off ebay for cheap and now I need to find a power adapter for it. mini-box.com has a a bundle with the same PicoPSU with a 80w, 12v, 6.6A adapter and a 102w, 12v, 8.5a adapter. Which one would I need for the following system: Intel e4300 Zotac GF9300-G-E 1 stick 2gb...
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    Share tuners over network with DVBLogic

    The same company that made DVBLink to make the HD PVR work with Media Center just released this software that allows you share tuners from one computer with others over the network. With this you could install all of your tuners in a server on a main HTPC and share them out over the network...
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    Google Nexus One Avail. Jan 5

    I already have a Droid but I might get this as well if it goes T-Mobile since their data only plans are very reasonable and my Verizon plan is paid for mostly by work. I don't know how much of a point there is to having both but I love gadgets, hence the [H] membership. ;)
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    Droid

    The amount of MPs have nothing to do with quality. MPs are the size of the image. I have a 5mp camera that blows away my brothers 10MP Nikon point and shot, the pictures are just smaller. MPs have become a marketing tool these days trying to get people to upgrade to get a "better" camera...
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    Droid

    The Droid has been rooted! Hopefully soon we'll get a Droid with Sense UI :) http://phandroid.com/2009/12/08/motorola-droid-rooted/
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    Moto Droid Update, whose got it?

    I'm glad I haven't gotten it yet. They way they are rolling out the update makes it so Verizon is using their own customers as beta testers to make sure they don't have problems. There should be no difference in hardware at this point so if there should be no need for the staggered rollout if...
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    HTC Passion

    Seems like it might be getting delayed so it will launch with Android 2.1 since there are now rumors that the Droid and Eris will be getting 2.1 on Jan 22.
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