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    cyclic redundancy error - USB flashdrive

    So I got a cyclic redundancy error while copying data to an 8GB flash drive I just got from MicroCenter. The data wasn't critical and it was still on my hard drive. I moved the rest of the data off from the USB flash drive, ran CHKDSK (no errors) and reformatted. Should I: 1) try to get a...
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    VGA-Svideo cable? Can I make one?

    My laptop doesn't have an s-video out. It's an older HP so I'm not really surprised, but hey you can't be too picky when it's free. Here's my question - I want to find a way to splice a VGA to s-video - is this possible? googling has found 120$ convertors, but that's not cost-effective...
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    Free mags - stuff and Body/Soul and Shape for the ladies

    http://discountmags.com/subscriptions.php they shouldn't be overwhelmed yet...
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    Extend that VGA cable for cheap

    Hey guys -- I've been looking for a way to extend a vga cable. Curiosity lead me to a google search. It looks like you can get a 20-25' cable for around $22. Not too bad for a price...but if you have a little bit of Cat5e (ethernet cable) around you can extend it to about $50 for as little as...
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    need a blower fan.

    I have a salvaged HP pavilion n5470. This puppy was free and works great except for the heatsink blower fan. It whines and makes oboxious noises. I tired oiling it up a bit, but it seems that the bearings are bad. The fan won't spin anymore. I got another heatsink assembly from ebay and...
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    VIA C3™/ VIA Eden™ ESP processor with nehemiah core

    Does anyone know a lot about these? I have been doing some checking online to make a carputer with this board. I haven't seen too much about how fast the the processor is. Some things say it is around 1GHz, but that it is faster than a regular rated chip. Can anyone speak to the validity of...
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    420 Watt ATX Power Supply = $13

    Would make a good backup at least, especially for that price! http://www.computersurplusoutlet.com/viewproduct.asp?ProductID=CAS-AG420X Price $13.00 In stock: Yes Part number: CAS-AG420X Manufacturer: Misc. Mfr Part #: Not Available Shipping weight: 1 lbs. Condition: New...
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