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    If every technical issue has been checked out and...

    If every technical issue has been checked out and been found OK, then maybe the problem is something else?
    Is there no air current that simply blows the ignition away?
  2. Question: Italy

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    Cool, what is the question?

    Cool, what is the question?
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    Do not take your US 117V hairdryer to Europe...

    Do not take your US 117V hairdryer to Europe where the voltage is 235V.
    Buy a cheap one there. It will for sure last for your stay. And after it, throw it away, because it will be useless in the US....
  4. Question: Sell Online

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    Not here, fellow.

    Not here, fellow.
  5. Question: DSO Exploit

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    Agreeing with Fred. DSO exploit IS NOT A VIRUS....

    Agreeing with Fred.
    DSO exploit IS NOT A VIRUS.
    It is an open door in IE, that is still detected by SPYBOT even when MS's fixes are applied.
    Your sudden shut-off is due to something else. A broken...
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    You have to install a logon password for Windows...

    You have to install a logon password for Windows for each user.
    Then the only place where you can hide folders and files is under "my documents".
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    That hammering is due to air included somewhere...

    That hammering is due to air included somewhere in the circuit.
    Open all faucets to get the air out.
  8. Question: Question

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    1) both boats will turn on their anchors...

    1) both boats will turn on their anchors downstream - which will probably move them together. Then the Bernoulli laws of fluids will get then closer together.
    2) Anything floats if its weight is...
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    Check your master/slave jumpering of the devices...

    Check your master/slave jumpering of the devices on the IDE interfaces. You have made a mistake there while installing the new DVD drive.
    Oh, BTW, stop this silly SMS talk: < comp w/ a iwill kd266 &...
  10. Question: Photo Copyright

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    In books, wherever they may be found, there...

    In books, wherever they may be found, there always is a copyright notice on the first pages. You must follow that.
    On the other hand, the Internet is a jungle. Many copyrighted pictures are...
  11. Question: Need help

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    Labman will be glad to help you. Normally, over...

    Labman will be glad to help you. Normally, over here, children of age 12-13 years old solve these without problems.
  12. Question: I'm Freezing!

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    At least someone who agrees with me - and what is...

    At least someone who agrees with me - and what is important - it's about your health.
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    You also have to activate that same partition,...

    You also have to activate that same partition, with fdisk.
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    There are no ghosts. If the toys are remote...

    There are no ghosts.
    If the toys are remote controlled, then anything can activate them. TV remote control, car keys, alarm systems, - name it - anything in the neighbourhood. But no ghosts, please....
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    If it's not 'clicked', then it's screwed. Try to...

    If it's not 'clicked', then it's screwed. Try to undo it by unscrewing it (take it with both hands, turn left).
    These Hampton ceiling things are a real pain. I think that they apport about 20% of...
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    You didn't install anything major - OK - anything...

    You didn't install anything major - OK - anything minor then?
    If you are not sure, just go through the "make a new connection" again, after deleting the previous one.
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    One of the PC's must be configured to accept...

    One of the PC's must be configured to accept Internet connections through it.
    The other PC's must be configured to go through that one.
    The PC that accepts other PC's to go on Internet through it,...
  18. Question: Help please

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    You should have let Norton Antivirus take care of...

    You should have let Norton Antivirus take care of it (probably quarantene it).
    Rerun Norton Antivirus.
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    Another beast from the MS stable. Use the...

    Another beast from the MS stable.

    Use the following command to uninstall MS JVM:

    Regsvr32 /u msjava.dll

    This command has to be typed in the "run" box of the "start" menu.
    Shutdown, and...
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    I would not take the previous advice too...

    I would not take the previous advice too seriously, it's illegal in most countries.
    You have 2 children, so, the marriage *was* consumed.
    If you want a divorce, go for it and bear the consequences....
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    Network implementations need a certain level of...

    Network implementations need a certain level of know-how.
    If you cannot afford a professional to do it for you, search the neighbourghood for a whizz-kid. These things cannot be explained through a...
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    Network implementations need a certain level of...

    Network implementations need a certain level of know-how.
    If you cannot afford a professional to do it for you, search the neighbourghood for a whizz-kid. These things cannot be explained through a...
  23. Question: Computers

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    You may also want to check the properties of the...

    You may also want to check the properties of the connection.
    Right click on the connection's icon (that is the one that you double click to connect to the ISP) , select properties. Second tab (TCP),...
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    That is perfectly normal, natural and it happens...

    That is perfectly normal, natural and it happens to every young male.
    You are in good health.
  25. Question: Hypertension

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    The only good solution is to go and see a medical...

    The only good solution is to go and see a medical doctor.
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    Drinking and driving do not go together. Your...

    Drinking and driving do not go together.
    Your daughter should understand this - and she probably does. The big problem is that drunk people do not have the same judgment - they always think that...
  27. Question: DSO Exploit

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    If you have all updates, then the DSO exploit is...

    If you have all updates, then the DSO exploit is not a thread.
    ****
    If you want to get rid of it, you will have to edit the registry:
    1) Make a note of the location of the exploit shown in Spybot,...
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    But what is the result?

    But what is the result?
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    Unplug the AC plug, wait 2 minutes, replug the AC...

    Unplug the AC plug, wait 2 minutes, replug the AC plug, and try again.
    This is only a first approach to the problem, next moves will depend on the outcome.
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    Borrow that video card - oh - and you might find...

    Borrow that video card - oh - and you might find out that your own video card is not firmly seated. You are not lost - yet.
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    And yet, there seems to be a problem with the...

    And yet, there seems to be a problem with the ribbon cables. Recheck them.
    Can you do the auto-detect-IDE devices from the BIOS setup? (a power supply failure should not have changed them, but it...
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    Labman, He said that the battery is OK. Of...

    Labman,
    He said that the battery is OK. Of course, the question is: what does he mean by "not turn over".
    After all, the battery *could* be dead. Just watch the lamps on the dashboard while...
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    Then I'd check out the ignition system.

    Then I'd check out the ignition system.
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    When the alternator dies, the battery is not...

    When the alternator dies, the battery is not being charged anymore. Then all electrical power comes from the battery, until it is discharged.
    About the starting problems: when the engine is hot,...
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    Which program are you using for Email? If it is...

    Which program are you using for Email?
    If it is outlook, you can simply delete all outgoing mail from within outlook itself.
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    When your battery is not discharged, the...

    When your battery is not discharged, the alternator is not the culprit.
    Has this car a carburator?
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    Spam detected

    What was that supposed to mean? You are spamming, Labman.
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    I would not expect something in return when I...

    I would not expect something in return when I give something. On the other hand, I'd feel pretty rude if I would not at least say 'thank you' when I receive something. It's basic politeness. One who...
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    Just one good general advice: do not flash a BIOS...

    Just one good general advice: do not flash a BIOS that is not properly running. The flashing will most probably fail, and ruin the MB.
    Specifically, for your problem: your problem began when...
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    Your computer has been hijacked. Go to:...

    Your computer has been hijacked.
    Go to:
    http://www.spychecker.com/program/hijackthis.html
    And download/install/run the hijackthis program.
    Then go to:
    http://discussions.virtualdr.com/
    And...
  41. Question: CDRW problems

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    That is probably the end-of-life symptom of the...

    That is probably the end-of-life symptom of the drive.
    You insert a CD, the drive tries to read it, but it can't. You remove the CD, close the drawer, and the light goes on forever. You probably...
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    The memory usage you mention does not look...

    The memory usage you mention does not look alarming.
    The key phrase here seems to be the 'little clicks'.
    That could indicate a harddisk failure. The clicks are recalibrating cycles because data...
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    Hey, Fred, I understood that this problem was...

    Hey, Fred, I understood that this problem was fixed by now.
    The asker wanted to start from scratch, so no long procedures were required here.
    BTW: quite a job you did, very nice work.
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    Did you recently install new hardware, or modify...

    Did you recently install new hardware, or modify the existing hardware?
    If so: reinstall the chipset drivers from the CD that came with the motherboard, and/or reinstall the drivers of the...
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    In addition: If the fuses were "disintegrated",...

    In addition:
    If the fuses were "disintegrated", or "burned", then you should also inspect for poor mechanical/electrical contacts in that area (check that the fuses are firmly seated, clean the...
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    Although I also believe that somehow your...

    Although I also believe that somehow your computer is infected (as suggested by others), in addition:
    - check if the 'cookies' are not disabled (IE-tools-internet options-privacy tab-advanced)
    -...
  47. Question: Log on off Sounds

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    In WIN2K sounds can be configured through: My...

    In WIN2K sounds can be configured through:
    My Computer
    Control Panel
    Sounds and Multimedia
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    If you want to add your own sounds, you should store them in .WAV format in the following folder:...
  48. Question: Home Page Problem

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    Followed up in the PCs forum.

    Followed up in the PCs forum.
  49. Well, I didn't answer explicitely to the question...

    Well, I didn't answer explicitely to the question because of its delicate nature. The answer ("yes, there is a risk") can be deducted from the referred web page (it's not mine, BTW).
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    2 possibilities come to my mind: a) ensure...

    2 possibilities come to my mind:
    a) ensure you're logged on as administrator to your computer
    b) your IE could be hijacked
    Check if this URL could help you:...
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