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    Small Biz Storage

    Hi all, looking for some advice on storage options for our small office. Below is some details. 5-10 employees working off server at a time. Mainly excel/word/viewing photos/payroll software. 24U rack with plenty of room. Currently have Dell r330 with 4 hard drive bays (H330 internal sata...
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    ASUS ROG Swift G-Sync Problems

    Hi all, for some reason my two ROG Swifts will not do g-sync. I either get black flicker like pictured in the video, or in League of Legends i get crazy lag/rubber banding. I was just wondering if anyone has had similar issues. Video of Issue https://youtu.be/TPAkt4t94YA System Specs (2)...
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    Spanned Desktop with SLI. Day to day use

    So i have two 680s in SLI and when i play games like war thunder or recently titanfall it's awesome. Nothing like triple monitor gaming. My question is how do you guys deal with it in day to day use. I use the normal chrome/excel/word/outlook and it's just such a pain. Maximizing windows...
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    Excel VBA Cell Value

    I'm super rusty at coding, so please bear with me! I want to have some VBA code read a cell value from a different page in the same workbook, and set that value to a 'double' to run some additional calculations. The goal is to read from a row/column location in a loop, increase the counter and...
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    Galaxy S3 Problems

    So i have a Galaxy S3 from AT&T, a Pebble Watch, and use bluetooth in my car often. My problem was with the stock firmware, the pebble watch causes a known error in the samsung firmware that turns on talk back (accessibility for the blind) and it's super annoying. I rooted, installed CM10...
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    Media Server

    Hey all, i'm planning on doing a media server for a home. The plan is lots of storage, and to use Ceton InfiniTV cards to provide cable tv via xbox/ceton echo extenders. No actual tv will be hooked up to this computer, but i believe i have to run Windows 7 on it. Please check out the specs...
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    Local Network access problem

    I have a Domain network with about 15 computers. Today one of the computers could not load his desktop/my documents which are shares on the server. I tried accessing the server though explorer IE \\servername, which would not work. I checked the network adapter, and netbios over TCP/IP is...
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    Watercooling Setup Parts List

    I'm thinking about doing another water cooled system. My last water cooled system was built probably 7 years ago, and alot has changed since then! The case i will be purchasing is a Corsair Obsidian 800D. If you have a minute, please let me know if i have a wrong part or mismatched items...
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    Problem with New WNDR4000 Router

    I just replaced my old router with a new WNDR4000. I have one slight problem however. I live in an apartment, and the media center in my bedroom is only about 15feet away(through 1 wall). Using a WNDA3100v2 dual band adapter, i cannot connect at high speed. I'm running a wireless G network...
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    Office 2007 problem

    I had a friend bring me a laptop and asked me to convert his wife's Palm calendar to outlook, so i thought that was easy enough. This was kind of a pain converting the *.dba Palm Calendar file to comma seperated values, but i found a program and it worked. The problem is, she must have had 50+...
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    Comcast Modem Rental - Incorrect Billing

    At my parents house, they have had Comcast Internet for at least 10years. Recently, my mom asked if i could look at the bill and see if there's anything they should remove/cancel because it's almost $200 a month. I was looking over the bill, and realized that they have been charged $5.00 for...
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    nVidia GT430 - Pass HDMI Audio, no Display

    I have a HTPC in my living room, with a new GT430 card. For whatever reason, the GT430 cannot pass 1080p @ 60hz to the receiver. Fine. I gave up trying to fix that. So I ran a standard VGA cable to my LCD, and an HDMI to my receiver for just audio (DTS & HD Audio). The problem is, the...
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    Denon Receiver & GT430

    I recently purchased a nvidia gt430 for my HTPC to pass both audio and video to my Denon 2310ci receiver, then to my Sony XBR-5. The problem i'm having is that the HTPC is unable to pass 1080p @ 60hz through the receiver. If i hook up the HTPC directly to the TV, i can do so without a problem...
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    Website Updating & Pricing

    Our construction company had our website built about 4-5 years ago by a friend. It's a good website, but it's time to make some changes/updates. We had a meeting with the same friend, and he gave us some pricing. I'm trying to see if you guys feel this is unreasonable or appropriate. Here is...
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    Microsoft Access 2007 Append Query

    I'm currently having a problem running an "append query." I imported a table of contacts that i want to add to an existing database. I add the table, with about 600 record, and create a query in design view. I select "append" so that it adds the contacts to the master table. However when i...
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    Xbox360 & Media Center Remote Problems

    I just purchased a Logitech Harmony One to control all of my equipment. I have a Media Center PC with this remote and IR receiver. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16880101003&cm_re=media_center_remote-_-80-101-003-_-Product I also have an older Xbox360(120gig HDMI)...
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    n00b Patch Panel Wiring Question

    At my office, we had a spaghetti of wires, so i ordered a patch panel and today I began wiring the office. The only problem i've had is 5 wires that were ran last year to the new server rack. These wires do not terminate at the location with a wall jack like the others. They are directly ran...
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    2 Room HTPC Setup

    A buddy of mine is looking to run 1 media center for two rooms. I was thinking of building a Win 7 box is his living room, and running a HDMI and USB cable to his 2nd room(bedroom). He wants to have blu ray, OTA HD tuner, all the good stuff. I believe if i use a HDMI splitter(1 in, 2 out) and...
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    Tape Drive Not Showing Up

    I recently hooked up an unused DLT tape drive in our Dell 2650 server. The SCSI card is a TekRam. The scsi cable posts in bios, and shows the tape drive, however when im in windows, i cannot find it in device manager nor can i see it in Symanntec Exec Backup. If i put a tape in, it spins and...
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    Multiple Access Points

    I'm going to be installing a wireless network for a rather large home. There will be a main router in the basement, and ideally 2 other routers(used as APs) at different ends of the house. I was thinking that some Linksys Routers with DD-WRT could do this. Am I correct? The is Cat 5 Ethernet...
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    Dell Vostro 2510 Screen Replacement

    Anyone know of any trusted retailers where i can get a replacement laptop screen for my laptop? All the eBay stores do not have the correct panel, because it's a WXGA+ TrueLife Panel. The resolution is 1440x900. Can i get a lower quality panel(ie 1280x800)? Would i then need an inverter? I...
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    Server2003 Registry Problems

    I installed a script via GP for domain computers to add a network drive. Because i didn't want the script to be ran on the server hosting the files, i searched the interwebs and came up with this. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/924034 I must have typed in the wrong location for my...
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    Raid 5 Volume size Incorrect?

    I have a Dell MD1000 hooked up via a Perc 5/e to a Dell PE 1850. There are 4 1TB drives configured in a raid 5 array, and in bios shows 2.7TB of space. When i goto the server running Server 2003 R2, i see 2.7GB of space, however 700GB of it is not partitionable and i have no options. Any...
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    PERC 5/E not showing in bios

    I currently have a Dell PowerEdge 1850 with PCI-E riser board. I put in a PERC 5/E card for connection to a MD1000. The PERC 5/E does not show up in bios before it boots to VMWare. The unit originally came with a PCI-X riser board, but i swapped it myself. I'm new to the PowerEdge and...
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    Small Business Server Setup

    I currently manage a small business server(tower). It's currently to slow and does not have enough capacity for our needs. Server Uses - DHCP, DNS, AD, PervasiveSQL, WSUS, File, Print, FTP, Antivirus Possible additional uses - Exchange, pfSense I'm currently proposing a 24u rack with...
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    MSFTPSVC Errors

    I have a Windows Server 2003 box running ftp, dns, dhcp, AD, and file sharing. Looking through the logs the past couple days, i have seen this error every 1-2 seconds.... The server was unable to logon the Windows NT account 'sam' due to the following error: Logon failure: unknown user name...
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    Domain Profile Switch?

    I have a small (approx. 15) person domain here. Recently i have been slowly converting some users to roaming profiles, and updating the "Members Of" portions of their profiles. This morning, two users logged in to their standard computers with fresh profiles. These two users were not being...
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    Symantec Email Proxy

    On one of the computers at my office, all of the sudden i have a seemingly large problem. I just ran CCleaner, Virus Scan, and Adaware2007 to check for problems, and they all came back clean. All of the sudden, without the user doing seemingly anything, the Symantec Email proxy client window...
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    PhotoCard Kiosk

    I work at a small construction company, and we constantly have supervisors from our field come in and have to put pictures onto our server. Is there any software available that would be "kiosk" like whereas they could come in, slide in their card with pictures, enter in which job it was for "or...
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    WSUS Update Deployment

    I have just installed Windows Server Update Services on the server at my work. I have it configured with group policy, and i have all but 2 computers using the policy. I have used gpupdate /force on both of them, and they still are not using the policy. The computers can access the...
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    Norton Ghost Problems

    I'm trying to copy my main C:\ partition to a raptor drive, and i am having some issues. The Raptor works fine, as does the C: drive, however when i use the Norton Ghost 12 utility to back up my Vista install, I have problems(usinig the copy my hard drive utility). It boots to the login screen...
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    Server2003 Read only Folders

    On my file server at work, i have folders for each employee's my documents folder. I made it so only admins and that user can access that file, and on their computer "my documents" is linked to their mapped network drive. When i view the folders on the server, they all have attributes saying...
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    active directory question

    I run a small business network along with my other job stuff, and i have a question. I have been tweaking a few things here and there, and i was looking at AD stuff. I changed one workers "member of" to just domain user to try out what he would be able to do and not to do. I want to give said...
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    ugh, gf's hard drive, xp wont boot

    So my gf gave me her laptop after it wouldn't boot cause it was missing a sys file. I have a usb hard drive hookup, so i threw it on , grabbed all of the documents and anything she would need in case of a reinstall. Replaced the sys file, throw the hd back in, and same error message. Fine...
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    email backup

    im looking for a utility to backup automatically emails on 8 computers at my work. i would like them stored as the seperate email files, not backed up into one large single file, to allow organization of emails by job/work order. i've looked at a few, but they all create a single backup file...
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    POS A8N Can't Boot From CD

    No matter what i do, i can't get my Asus board to boot from my CD. I have changed out the cd drives with no success, changed cabes, changed connection on the motherboard, changed every setting in the boot menu, i've tried the 64-bit version i bought from this machine 100x here...
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    1900xt SLI WaterCooling Problems

    I just installed a DangerDen waterblock on my 1900, and now i can't get a picture on the monitor. I cleared the cmos, and tried switching pci-x slots with no luck. When i turn the system on, the two red lights on the 1900 light up, then one goes off, then the other goes off. I don't think i...
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    server 2003 problems

    I'm running an up to date windows 2003 server in a small office. Nothing major, just virus, AD, DNS, DHCP, file storage ect. It is running on a RAID 1 configuration with 2 drives. They are basic hard drives, not raid specific, using the onboard raid controller. It seems every 3 or 4 days, the...
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    Degraded Raid 1 Problems

    I have a box running windows server 2003, on RAID 1 with two 250gb drives. It seems like every two weeks or so the raid becomes "degraded" while the individual drives themselves show up as healthy. The drive on PRI 1 always seems to be the drive to go out, and i had this problem before and...
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    degraded raid

    i have 2 HDs in a RAID 1 setup, and when i boot, the loader says that both individual drives are healthy, but the raid is degraded. do i have to rebuid the array and lose that data? thanks, bill
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