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Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By gsbtech
Windows will use temporary directories during a...

Windows will use temporary directories during a cut and paste. The first think I'd try is to delete the contents the temp directories (start with windows disk cleanup wizard).
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
Top of the line MB, loaded with fast RAM, and...

Top of the line MB, loaded with fast RAM, and high quality graphics can easily run you $700. Read your own post, you recommended a new MB and to wait for prices to go down for the graphics. In...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By gsbtech
SOL: Merde Out of Luck Liz: Short for Elizabeth

SOL: Merde Out of Luck
Liz: Short for Elizabeth
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By gsbtech
I thought that was why they invented plug-n-play....

I thought that was why they invented plug-n-play. Do you think that was just for computers?

LegendBreath, just go buy a new keyboard!

I thought Canada was a US state.... actually, I lived...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By gsbtech
So... can we stop making fun and offer some real...

So... can we stop making fun and offer some real advice? Keyboard and magnetic particles?

The only way I know how to lock a hard drive is to put it in a safe and close the door. Why do you...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By gsbtech
First, did you use the audio cable from the DVD...

First, did you use the audio cable from the DVD to the sound card.

Generally, if there is a problem with your driver, you get no sound at all.

You have three monitors?!?!
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By gsbtech
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTool...

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1080964&CatId=107
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By gsbtech
Have you installed your MB's chipset drivers?

Have you installed your MB's chipset drivers?
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By gsbtech
Next time try chkdsk or automatic system restore....

Next time try chkdsk or automatic system restore. You probably just ended up with a corrupted file that was being written while the plug was pulled.

I didn't see in the post where you installed...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
I've never upgraded just a case. I also tend...

I've never upgraded just a case. I also tend to hold on to my last two systems for alternative OS installs so the ones I dispose go to the dump.

First person shooters give me a headache so I...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By gsbtech
I've noticed with windows and USB devices that...

I've noticed with windows and USB devices that you sometimes have to hot plug the USB to have windows recognize the device. I have to do that with a flash card reader. I never researched the issue...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By gsbtech
A monitor capacitor could hold it's charge for...

A monitor capacitor could hold it's charge for months and it starts out at around 25,000V (compare that to your 110v outlet or your 12V MB). THere is a technique for discharging the capacitors. ...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
No, I don't think he should get the 6600GT. But...

No, I don't think he should get the 6600GT. But I also don't think he should spend $700 for a 20% improvement over his current rig. Given his current set up, he should not buy a new AGP MB. ...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-02-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By gsbtech
Gaming is the principle reason that we can buy...

Gaming is the principle reason that we can buy amazing technology at cheap mass production prices. I was just playing with you X86 because I agree with most of what you are saying.

My...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By gsbtech
Let me see... Unix/Linux - performance,...

Let me see...

Unix/Linux - performance, stability, security, multi-tasking, networking - a good server OS and a solid platform for interoperability and customization.

Windows - ... um... I get...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By gsbtech
First, you should unplug your computer before you...

First, you should unplug your computer before you work on it. It should not be relevant at this point if you have a true ground in your house. In a perfect world, everything you assume grounded...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
There are other things to do with your freebie...

There are other things to do with your freebie like a 21" monitor, a nice surround sound system with PCI sound card and digital speaker system, or a dual layer DVD burner, etc.
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
I'm not sure if I'd follow that upgrade path...

I'm not sure if I'd follow that upgrade path Nubius. If I had to buy MB, RAM, and Graphics, I'd by PCI Express. At least the last two times they improved the expansion bus (ISA to PCI to AGP), you...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By gsbtech
Apply SP2 to your XP isntallation and it will see...

Apply SP2 to your XP isntallation and it will see all of the 200gb drive. XP had a 137gb limit. Don't touch the 200gb drive until you update your system disk. Then you'll be fine.
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By gsbtech
Because wintel won the marketing war. PowerPC...

Because wintel won the marketing war. PowerPC and RISC architecture beats the crap out of x86 just like Unix beats the crap out of windows. You, and almost everyone else, bought the marketing hype...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By gsbtech
Me neither but it would only take one time to...

Me neither but it would only take one time to ruin your day.
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
Problem here is that his next upgrade will be PCI...

Problem here is that his next upgrade will be PCI express (or better). You can reuse a HD or case on your next upgrade - not necessarily the card.

However, you don't really need to upgrade yet...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By gsbtech
Yeah, like $900 cheap... ...

Yeah, like $900 cheap...

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1227553&CatId=1757

In contrast, a card with analog video out is around $40
...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By gsbtech
Your hands need to have the same electrostatic...

Your hands need to have the same electrostatic potential as your system. Current will flow if there is a difference in potential. It would do you no good to ground yourself on a pipe if your...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-01-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsbtech
This one? ...

This one?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1121824&Sku=P450-8529

If I could only add one thing to your current setup, it'd be more HD space - maybe a...
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