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Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 07-15-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Sync computers with Bluetooth

Well maybe a certain set of folders on the desktop would automatically be updated on the laptop whenever I manually synced them? That would be awesome.

Regarding WiFi, only the laptop has a...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 07-14-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Sync computers with Bluetooth

Oh well...is there a good way to somehow (preferably wirelessly) sync files on two computers?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 07-12-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Sync computers with Bluetooth

Bump!


Can anyone help?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 07-09-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By fifreak3
Sync computers with Bluetooth

I got a new laptop and desktop that both have internal bluetooth (and Vista Home Premium). I want the laptop to sync files with the desktop whenever they are both on/in range of each other or...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 05-22-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,467
Posted By fifreak3
Re: HDMI vs. DVI video card

So, perhaps with something like this Eforcity Black .6FT /2 Meter HDMI Male to DVI Male Cable - POTHHDMID2M1 - Buy.com...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 05-21-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,467
Posted By fifreak3
Re: HDMI vs. DVI video card

OK, that all makes sense.
According the ATI's website, the cards I'm looking at, which ONLY have DVI ports and DO NOT have HDMI ones, are described as follows:

-HDMI with 5.1 surround sound audio...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 05-21-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,467
Posted By fifreak3
HDMI vs. DVI video card

Looking at the video cards offered on Dell's XPS 420 desktop, none of them seem to have HDMI ports. Most (if not all) have 2 DVI connections though. I am considering the 2408wfp monitor, which has...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 05-09-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By fifreak3
Wireless N

If I buy a new laptop (dell xps) and the only info about the wireless configuration is

"Wireless 1505 Wireless-N Mini-card "

or

"Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N Mini-card "

will it necessarily...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-16-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By fifreak3
Blue Screen Of Death

So I've been getting a BSOD just like the one seen here:

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?postid=301917

But the screen just stays up for less than 1 second and then the computer...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-15-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Win XP clock keeps changing

If that battery is finally dying, does that mean that other parts of my computer will also likely need replacing soon?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-15-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By fifreak3
Reinstall XP on laptop with Desktop XP disc?

Is it feasible to reinstall XP on a laptop with the XP disc that came with my desktop? Will there be any problems with there being 2 power sources (battery and outlet), and will I still be able to...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-13-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Win XP clock keeps changing

By BIOS settings, you mean stuff like what drive the computer looks in first to boot from, if num lock is turned on by default when windows starts, etc?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-13-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Win XP clock keeps changing

But won't a lose some data on the motherboard or somewhere if I take that battery out?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-13-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By fifreak3
Win XP clock keeps changing

The clock on my computer is often 8-15 minutes ahead of what time it actually is. Even if I manually sync it to an online clock and it reverts to the correct time, a few hours later it will have...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 03-18-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,891
Posted By fifreak3
Hard Drive Life Expectancy

I couldn't find too much info on Google and was wondering, what is the life expectancy of most hard drives? I'm specifically worried about my 5 year old HDDs that are in my computer right now. I only...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 08-22-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Netgear Router Problem

OK, but when I plug directly into the modem I get a great connection. Its just when the connection is routed through the router that I have a problem. I've tested the router with a friend's modem...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 08-20-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Netgear Router Problem

Any suggestions?
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 08-17-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Netgear Router Problem

OK, so if I have an ethernet (RJ45?) cable from the cable modem directly to the computer (Intel PRO/100 VE), I can use the internet without a problem.

If I then take the same ethernet cable (or...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 08-17-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By fifreak3
Re: Netgear Router Problem

OK, Sodaen, I just tried that and nothing works. I played with all those settings a bit too and had no luck.

However, when I right click my Local Area Connection>Properties> and select Properties...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 08-16-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By fifreak3
Netgear Router Problem

OK, so connecting an ethernet cord directly to my cable modem works just fine. However, when I try to connect to the internet through my router (which is, of course, plugged into the modem), windows...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 06-14-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By fifreak3
HDCP/Dell 2407wfp

I'm in the market for a new monitor and was wondering how important it is that the monitor has HDCP. I don't buy or plan on buying Blu-ray or HD DVD's anytime soon. I may wish to watch HD television...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-06-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By fifreak3
AVG changing files???

When I run AVG it changes the two files (I think the 1st and 3rd in the picture), without fail, every single time. I have no idea why they are being changed and what other program might be changing...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-14-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By fifreak3
Well I did that before and the updated drivers...

Well I did that before and the updated drivers caused som e major problems, as Windows would know that my video card was there, but there were many unknown objects on it. It was a huge pain and I...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-14-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By fifreak3
I sure do: ...

I sure do:


http://i5.tinypic.com/2z8oruv.jpg
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-13-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By fifreak3
I tried that before, it didn't work.

I tried that before, it didn't work.
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