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    Question about memory interface

    What is the real-world difference between 256-bit and 128-bit interfaces if all other things are close to equal? I'm looking to make a minor upgrade and I've found several 128MB cards with a 256-bit interface, 256MB cards with a 128-bit interface, and 256MB cards with a 256-bit interface. Do...
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    Is it possible to block hotlinking to all but one directory?

    Same question as the title. I want to be able to have images in a specific directory available for my personal use while locking off everything else on the site. Is it possible to do this with htaccess or something else?
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    Large, lightweight (ish) CRT

    I've got a Dell P1110 that's about ready to shit the bed. I love having a 20.1" viewable display, but the thing is a fucking 87 pound pig. Anyone know of anything that is comparable in size but doesn't weigh so much? My desk has a glass I'm not entirely comfortable having this beast...
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    I think my monitor is dying

    I have a Dell P1110 that I think is crapping out. It started randomly making a popping noise and the picture would (to describe the best way I can) go momentarily blurry, shake, blink, and looks like it's degaussing itself. It's amazingly irritating. Nothing about the physical setup has...
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    Logo design ideas and opinions requested

    My band is called The 12 O'Clock Flashers, and I'm trying to design our logo. I'm stumped on how to create something interesting and possibly amusing while getting the point across with a static logo. I've got all kinds of wacky ass ideas for simple animated logos, but a catchy static logo...
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    Trying to find the right drive

    I just got a couple old iPaq desktops (C500 legacy free series) and I'm trying to figure out what CD-ROM I can get for them. I did get one part number, and that is 165864-B21, but it's really hard to find those, so I was hoping I could find a substitute part. The HP/Compaq site isn't much...
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    Massive data me please

    I just had one of my drives spontaneously corrupt itself. One of the partitions is in tact, albeit empty, the other partition seems to have completely dusappeared...with ~100GB worth of data, including a lot of stuff I'll probably never be able to get back. Some of it was backed up to CDs, but...
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    The first step in an extremely long new case panel

    This project is taking me forever to get going, since I'm having problems finding all the parts to do everything I want, and when I find them, I have no money. Got this done today, it's going to be a red acrylic window lit from the inside. I'm not going to bother with a worklog since it's...
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    One of those days...

    I just got through with what could be one of the worst sessions I've ever had. Some of the highlights: -Ruined most of a 24x28 sheet of Lexan -Broke a screwdriver -Lost my Dremel's collet nut I started etching a piece, and I decided I was better off just stopping before I screwed it up...
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    Steal It Back It's an online police auction. There's some pretty cool stuff on here.
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    I need some new tools

    My jigsaw shit the bed the other day, and I decided it's time to get some new stuff. I also thought about getting a new drill, since the one I use isn't even mine. I saw this combo thing at the store for $65 on sale. It looked cool, but have no idea if it's worthwhile since I don't know much...
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    Gran Turismo 4 -- $37.99 at CompUSA It's $50 just about everywhere else I've seen it. Thought some of you guys might like this one.
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    This is the weirdest thing I've seen in a while Part of me is curious to try it, but...dammit, look at it. What the hell?
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    Might be a hot deal for folks in Central Indiana

    I have no idea if this counts, but for those that don't know, there's a Fry's MegaStore being opened just off 96th street in Fishers, just NW of Indy. I went there yesterday to do the interview/application process, and the store is phenominally huge. I see a lot of Fry's deals posted here...
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    How many of you pros are CS grads?

    I've been doing a lot of job searching now that I've graduated. My degree is in CIS, but a lot of jobs I've been seeing want degrees in Computer Science, though some say "or equivalent technical area". That really doesn't make a lot of sense to me, being that CS programs are basically training...
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    Need help IDing some hardware

    I found a box of assorted hardware in my closet, and I'm trying to catalog what I have, but I can't identify a couple pieces. I've tried Google for FCCID numbers, but they don't produce 100% matches, since different versions of cards sometimes use different chipsets, and I can't figure out...
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    What do I need to run LEDs with 110VAC?

    I got 200 AOL CDs from work, so I figured I might as well put them to good use. I was thinking about making a pair of these using really bright LEDs instead of the flourescent tubes. I know that wiring them directly to a power cord is probably one of the dumbest things imaginable, but I was...
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    I have a suggestion

    I searched, but couldn't find anything regarding this, so forgive me if it's a repost. It would make sense to me to install an IT Professional forum, or at least as a subforum in the Networking/Security forum. The idea would be to provide a repository for people seeking career advice and...
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    A question about graphics tablets

    I did a search and came up empty, so if I missed something, pardon me. I've used Wacom tablets at school before, and they were cool, but they're a little too costly for me to get my own right now. Anyone know how the Aiptek tablets stack up in comparison? Keep in mind, I'm just an amateur...
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    One EA to rule us all

    I got this from and thought it was funny. One EA to Rule Us All Editorial by Klashe on 2004.12.16 at 10:52 Admiration. Pure unadulterated admiration. That's the only emotion invoked in me when I hear the name EA. This is the "Little Company That Could", my friends. When...
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    Centering a DIV with CSS

    Alright, I'm trying to get the rust off my skills, and I'm trying to create a site that uses no tables, no img tags, and is xhtml compliant. I'm trying to use CSS to get my header object into the center of the document I could do <div id="stuff" align="center"> but that would render it...
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    The Nintendo DS Orchestra

    I looked a little, and didn't see anyone else put this up, so here, for anyone that hasn't seen it elsewhere. It's a little weird.
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    Holy Christ on a bike!!

    I just looked on eBay to try to find rough estimates of what it would take to get Suikoden 2. It seemed the average was up around $75-80. This kind of stuff is just retarded. Anyone willing to admit they've spent that kind of coin? On a single game? USED?
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    I've noticed a lot of threads about old games lately...

    ...and I think it's awesome!! Everyone post what kind of old crap you've got laying around, just for fun. I got an SNES with Killer Instinct, MK2, UMK3, Super Street Fighter 2, Rock N Roll Racing, Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger (BEST GAME EVER!!!), Secret of Evermore, Legend of Zelda...
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    Thank [insert deity of choice] for Knoppix!!!

    I fucked my Windows 2000 box up, not sure how, but it won't boot, and gives me a BSOD error for about a millisecond before it reboots. All I can see are the words Corrupted and Log File. I happened to have a copy of Knoppix sitting there, so I tossed it in, and it looks like it's going to...
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    A game thread NOT about Steam or HL2

    Just for a breath of fresh air. I'm looking around at games that have come out recently. I've read some reviews, but I don't always trust them, I'd rather get opinions from real gamers. What do you guys think about Pacific Fighters, Rollercoaster Tycoon 3, and Axis & Allies? Three...
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    Ideal mouse pad size?

    Obviously, bigger is better, but there comes a point at which it's too big. I'm just curious, what do you think? What are the optimum mouse pad dimensions?
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    Resetting a timer in VB.NET

    Is it possible? I've been trying to figure it out. It seems to me that the .Start method and .Enabled = True assignment are exactly the same, just like .Stop and Enabled = False are the same. I would think that there should be some way to get the timer to reset. I've already turned in my...
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    Buddy Christ Photochop, anyone?

    Ok, I'm bored, and trying to avoid finishing assignments, let's see what you can come up with. Here's a source, do what you want. I've made a few, I'll post them a little later. If no one's interested, I'll just let the thread fall off the face of the forum.
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    Need some help with Freehand

    I suppose Flash would work too, but basically, I'm trying to figure out how to convert an image into a line drawing. The basic image is this: I've got it converted to a vector, but I'm not sure, is there any way to easily (read: without manually tracing) turn this image into a line...
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    Here's an interesting issue

    I have a really old Toshiba Satellite 4000CDS that was given to me. I powered it up, it worked great, I put it in the closet to play with later. About a month later, I finally pulled it back out, powered it up, and the screen was negative...just like looking at a color film negative. Anyone...
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    ASP.Net under Apache?

    I've done some Googling, but I have no idea what it is I'm looking for. I guess I'll explain what I'm doing and what I need. I'm in a class right now that's in development, it's basically an e-Business class. We have a small lab dedicated to this class, and can set things up however we want...
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    Recommend a Distro

    I'm not entirely new to Linux, but I don't have a whole lot of practical experience. I just came into a free (albeit REALLY old) laptop, and I figured since I don't care about it much, I'll throw Linux on it and actually start to do something with it. This thing is an old old Toshiba...
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    Differences between 6800, GT, and Ultra

    I got a friend that's going to be building a new gaming rig soon, and he's been out of the loop for a while, and I don't pay much attention to really high end graphics stuff. In real world terms, what is the difference between all three versions of the 6800, or if there's already a thread...
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    What is this error?

    It's happened to me twice, both times on two different media files (both episodes of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, if you must know). The error says: "The instruction at 0x17f64b0 referenced memory at 0x1921e57e. The memory could not be "written". I can't find anything wrong with the memory, and...
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    Maddening Windows 2000 shutdown problems

    This same problem happens on three different systems at random times. Hardware wise, two of the systems are basically the same (Barton 2500+, Abit NF7 family mobo, Kingston RAM), and the third is an older Toshiba P3 laptop. After using the computers for a while (it doesn't matter what...
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    Cutout or etch?

    Opinion time. This isn't the final design, just a jumping off point, but it's going to be something like this. I can either have a side panel cutout of this with plexi behind it, or put a larger window in and etch it in. I'm not worried about the relative difficulties of each one at...
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    Crazy ideas...let's hear them

    I guess this could also be your dream mod...something you want to do but either haven't figured out yet, or haven't gotten around to. I'm sure someone's done something similar to this somewhere, but I haven't found it...I want to mod a case to take vacuum tubes and look like an old Ampeg...
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    Rubberized undercoating?

    I'm sure this has been covered, but I can't locate anything about it, maybe my search terms are wrong. Anyhow, I was looking at auto paint and saw the cans of undercoating. I never really paid them much attention until I saw one of them said "Dampens Vibration" and I wondered if it would...