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Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 05-29-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By digitaloracle
I believe dyndns offers a service that will host...

I believe dyndns offers a service that will host a purchased domain. It is soemthign like $30 a year, but it supports all of their standard dynamic services, plus a few more. CustomDNS, they call...
Forum: Viruses, Spyware and Malware 05-28-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By digitaloracle
Reccomended Anti-Virus?

My Norton security subsription recently ran out, and I do nto wish to pay for another one. So, I am looking for a free program with these features:

1.) NO ACTIVE PROTECTION WHATSOEVER. I despise...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-27-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By digitaloracle
This legit, looks a little questionable, and it...

This legit, looks a little questionable, and it gave me a pop-up (on firefox), which to me is evidence fo a site I may nto want to use to update my OS
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-27-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By digitaloracle
Manually install windows updates?

Before anyone asks, I am runnign a fully legal version of windows XP.

But, I hate Microsoft, internet explorer, and Windows Update. So, how do I donwload updates manually (I mean I want just a...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-16-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By digitaloracle
I am not certain, but I beleive that ANY phone...

I am not certain, but I beleive that ANY phone line will call 911 as long as it s connected. I am fairly sure cell phones do this, as long as the network can communicate, it will dial.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-06-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By digitaloracle
Does Vista run in a windows on top of your nromal...

Does Vista run in a windows on top of your nromal OS? Do you have to reboot to get itno vista? If you answer no and yes, then it is not a virtual one. You would probably know it, as I beleive ti...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-01-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By digitaloracle
But WMP probably uses the Ie engine, thus the...

But WMP probably uses the Ie engine, thus the error.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-01-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By digitaloracle
Yes that is normal. Look at your actual CPU...

Yes that is normal. Look at your actual CPU usage. System is using 99 percent of 2 percent of your cpu, which is perfectly normal.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 04-25-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By digitaloracle
Try installign drivers for your network card, or...

Try installign drivers for your network card, or updating them if you have.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-25-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By digitaloracle
First, turn off simple file sharing (Tools >...

First, turn off simple file sharing (Tools > Folder options > View in any exploer window). The right lcick the my documents folder and select "sharign and security" hit the security tab, hit...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-25-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By digitaloracle
Display drivers were installed along with the...

Display drivers were installed along with the rest of the drivers.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-25-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By digitaloracle
ACPI help

A freidn fo mine has a laptop that seems to ahve some power management problems. It will not standby or power off. Standy by is not an avalible option (greyed out in menu), and powering off causes...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 04-20-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By digitaloracle
Your router would end up basically beign a switch...

Your router would end up basically beign a switch in that case. DSL modems aren't wildy expensive though, if you don't leave you machien on all the time it might be a better option.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 04-20-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By digitaloracle
Home Depot will carry them, along with many local...

Home Depot will carry them, along with many local hardware stores you may need crimping tools though, whichs hould also be carried at the same places. OR, just do it the quick way, and get 2 patch...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-08-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By digitaloracle
Laptop's HD activity goes insane while idle

My laptop (insprion 4100 if it matters) suddenly start acsessign the HD (I can hear the thing seeking) whenever the screensaver goes on. It stops within moments of my wakinhg it up. This has been...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-08-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By digitaloracle
Reinstall DirectX? I beleive winamp using the...

Reinstall DirectX? I beleive winamp using the sound API in there. Also, try going into Winamp's directory in program files, and wipe out the Media library info (in the plugins folder). Since your...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-05-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By digitaloracle
That worked. Thanks a lot. What exactly is DMA?

That worked. Thanks a lot. What exactly is DMA?
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 04-05-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By digitaloracle
Burning problem

All of a sudden, my machien has ceased to burn any media properly. I had recently installed blindwirte 5, but it is ntow unistalled, and the driver it creates under VSO in dev manager is now gone,...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 03-10-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By digitaloracle
Have you tried safe mode with networking? If...

Have you tried safe mode with networking?

If that works, then try reinstalling your ethernet drivers.

Also, on you workign machine, go to network connections > the LAN connection > right click...
Forum: Viruses, Spyware and Malware 02-18-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By digitaloracle
Virus killed msconifg, gpedit, possibly more

I seem to have managed to get an evil virus. It has disabled Task Manager in my normal (is an admin) account, it has deleted gpedit (which I was going to use to attempt to fix the task manager), has...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-17-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By digitaloracle
On my laptop, which is a little faster than the...

On my laptop, which is a little faster than the one you have listed, I get framiness in winamp, but VLC (http://videolan.org/vlc) improved this greatly. It is a fairly small download, and is worth a...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 02-17-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By digitaloracle
It is possible that you have your encryption set...

It is possible that you have your encryption set up imporoperly, on a small network, your router should hand out adresses very fast. But, your wireless card can report to you that it is on and not...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-11-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By digitaloracle
The widnows 200 bootdisk has a password reset...

The widnows 200 bootdisk has a password reset tool that works on XP. Also try here (http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/).
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-11-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By digitaloracle
Were you D/Ling the same file at the same time on...

Were you D/Ling the same file at the same time on the same line? That would certainly cause slowdowns. If your computer is very old, as in less than a 1Ghz, then your proc could be limiting...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 02-11-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By digitaloracle
I doubt MS would send you a CD (but ask them...

I doubt MS would send you a CD (but ask them anyway), even though there is no protection on windows that is disc based. Your best bet is to either beg a disc off a friend, or (I hate to say this),...
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