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Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-10-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: How to recover deleted partition from hard disk?

Do you want the partition back or data?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-10-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Harper got Hand fasted (aka Married)

Harper, I'm really happy for you! I'm sorry that I couldn't make my way out to you for this.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 05-07-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,779
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Ethernet Connection Help

Just go with CAT6. CAt5e is still viable in bulk situations where people are considering the per foot cost. CAT6 should the absolute standard in homes. The cost difference is so small.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-07-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,197
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Whats the Cheapest Way to Get Win 10?

The cheapest legal way is to get Windows 7 wholesale or OEM. Microsoft will then offer you a free upgrade.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-13-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,019
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Basic networking for a dummy

This issue could go really deep into DNS, but on the simplest level, he is correct.
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-13-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,019
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Basic networking for a dummy

I love you too SoulPhire! :) Gonna sit this one out. But I still like to watch :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-13-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: CCNP vs People's soft

Dont leave it up to your employer.
CCNA and CCNP will always be better.
Forum: General Security Topics 10-13-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: anonimity today is it real?

Of course it is real. You are an idiot if you think otherwise. We arent in the information age anymore, we are in the answer age. People want answers, and quick. And people know that they dont...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-13-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,019
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Basic networking for a dummy

You all are hilarious.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 08-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Microsoft 7 System Restore to Factory Settings without Disc?

The errors I got were usually with the software and was able to work around it (using the same USB stick and Google) ... LOL.



Yea, I know. I was a SMOD as well many moons ago. Torrents...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

The base at my father's is the same all the way up. It goes 3 feet into the ground (concrete, not earth).


EDIT: You climbed this??? NICE!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

LOL. Trotter, you always make me smile.
Forum: Technology Careers and Education 08-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,325
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: A+ test update

To say the least, yes.

Otherwise.....
I'm a network engineer but I'm familiar with hardware repair (down to soldering conductors and resisters... not just plugging a video card into a slot),...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

If I'm up on a tower... no matter the height, the world is going to end. But while I'm flying a plane @ 10,000 feet, I'm ok. It's the enclosure for me.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

Yea, when you are there in front of it or looking at a picture... it really doesn't seem high up at all. Today he was all the way up at the top trying to adjust the fixture to point north and even...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204124141409672&set=p.10204124141409672&type=1&theater

Please delete me. :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

Hehehe Yea, that is true. I live by that rule. I used to climb the tower as a kid growing up prior to my inception with vertigo, but he is stubborn like me. Today I offered to go up in place of...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 08-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Microsoft 7 System Restore to Factory Settings without Disc?

I agree, Dell and HP are notorious for recovery partitions.

However, I must disagree with you a little. Computers still, most certainly, come with recovery discs. I've purchased many new Dell...
Forum: Technology Careers and Education 08-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,325
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: A+ test update

I was a front office manager at a hotel that knew enough about MS Windows (Win 95 then) to be dangerous. So I began snooping over the network and decided that a re-organization of the different...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 57,576
Views: 6,530,050
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Today I have...

Watched my 67-year-old father climb his 100+ foot (~30 meters so that bodge understands) Ham Radio tower on his house to put the finishing touches on his new antenna roter. He has fallen off the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-24-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: A Cerebral Tech Noob

First of all, welcome :)

Second, I wouldn't wait that long. If you are like me (addicted to anything you can accomplish once) then you should go after the others sooner to avoid drastic changes...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 08-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: stuck on 'acquiring network address'

You might also try to better isolate the problem by giving it a static address that you know should work and see if internet capability is possible.
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: CPU Over heating

Yup, this is the fist thing that I would check given the symptoms.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 08-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Microsoft 7 System Restore to Factory Settings without Disc?

I'm glad more and more people are providing/sharing links to downloadable OS discs. Back in the day (i'm sure that you would agree carnageX) it was often frowned upon to try and find an install disc...
Forum: General Security Topics 08-24-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,415
Posted By mikesgroovin
Re: Destroying Files by Notepad

Well, let me elaborate a little on the software killing data on hardware. If you zero-fill or one-fill a drive, data can still be recovered. Enough bits to piece together an entire byte in most...
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