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    I should add a note that I have not been sitting...

    I should add a note that I have not been sitting by the toilet with a stopwatch, but I have not noticed the filling (or whatever action is occurring) happen for quite some time today since I've asked...
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    Water runs in kohler toilet tank

    Hi there,

    I installed a Kohler toilet last night. Everything is working great, no leaks, and the toilet is operational. The only issue I'm having right now is that in the tank, periodically there...
  3. My office is a room on it's own in my house. The...

    My office is a room on it's own in my house. The furnace is of course in it's own room.
  4. Can I include new furnace in maintenance section of tax return

    Hi. I am NOT self-employed, however I work full time from my home-based office. As such I claim a portion of my heating, electricity and water each year. I also can claim any maintenance required to...
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    Thx for the tips guys. Cajalat, I will go through...

    Thx for the tips guys. Cajalat, I will go through your suggestions and I agree with you and smoothy that I'm not really comfortable baking anything in the oven that I can't put into my mouth...
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    Perhaps I mislabeled what it was I was trying to...

    Perhaps I mislabeled what it was I was trying to do prior to the reload. I wanted to surf on the internet using the Xbox 360. I researched online and found some links stating that I needed (or could...
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    The version of XP MCE on the laptop that does not...

    The version of XP MCE on the laptop that does not have the working Wireless is Windows XP Media Center Edition Ver 5.1 SP2. The version on my other laptop is Windows XP Professional Ver 5.1 SP2 and...
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    ITStudent. I had tried searching online for how...

    ITStudent. I had tried searching online for how to stream to the Xbox. You say MCE is not required? Is there a simple how to guide you know of that you can point me to? I have a different laptop...
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    I think I had downloaded this update, but perhaps...

    I think I had downloaded this update, but perhaps didn't run it. I went through it again, but still no luck. My indicator light is still orange. I did a reboot after installing, and then a second...
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    Sorry, saw your new link after I posted my...

    Sorry, saw your new link after I posted my message. I'm trying that one now. I do not see any exceptions in device manager. Stay tuned, I should know shortly.
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    Cajalat, I tried to run that update, but it...

    Cajalat, I tried to run that update, but it wouldn't allow it as it was for Vista and I'm running XP. Any idea if there's a similar file but for XP? I got the feeling that this is what I'm missing....
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    I have not. I will try that one in the morning....

    I have not. I will try that one in the morning. Thanks for the suggestion. I will let you know.
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    I guess I hadn't stated this up to this point,...

    I guess I hadn't stated this up to this point, but this laptop was functional prior to me reloading it with Windows XP MCE. It was running Windows Vista, and had AVG anti virus and was very slow to...
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    I don't know the exact model number as it was a...

    I don't know the exact model number as it was a refurb. This is actually my father-in-laws system, so it's quite possible that some components are not original. I do believe though that this is a...
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    I had tried the wireless enable switch on the...

    I had tried the wireless enable switch on the front of the laptop. The light is currently orange, but whether it's in the right or left position, it remains orange. Also, the wired cable has not...
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    I've looked through every menu and submenu option...

    I've looked through every menu and submenu option in the BIOS but I just don't see it. Under system config I see the following:

    Language
    Button Sound
    VRAM size
    Virtualization Technology
    Boot...
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    FYI, I have the BIOS up now and there are only 5...

    FYI, I have the BIOS up now and there are only 5 menu options along the top. It's a PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility. The menu options are: Main, Security, System Configuration, Diagnostics, Exit

    None...
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    I had gone into the BIOS but I hadn't actually...

    I had gone into the BIOS but I hadn't actually seen an option for NIC card, wireless or otherwise. I'll try again to make sure I just didn't miss it.
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    Ok, so I downloaded and installed all the drivers...

    Ok, so I downloaded and installed all the drivers from the HP site, rebooting after any that requested it. Good news, bad news situation. I do have access to the internet now from this laptop,...
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    What I was hoping to do was to get the internet...

    What I was hoping to do was to get the internet capability working for the unit so that I could update all remaining drivers direct to the unit instead of via a USB memory stick. But I'll start that...
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    Thanks for the replies. I went to the HP site and...

    Thanks for the replies. I went to the HP site and downloaded/installed the different drivers provided for Windows MCE. I rebooted between installs and still no internet access. I went into command...
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    Oh man, doesn't look like my question was...

    Oh man, doesn't look like my question was included. Very sorry about that. Luckily I copied it before clicking submit earlier. :)

    Hi,

    I just formatted and installed Windows XP Media Center...
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    1394 network adapter driver

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    I'll try this tonight after work. Just so I know...

    I'll try this tonight after work. Just so I know I'm doing things properly, the gasket has a conical or V-shape to it. Should the "sloped" side be pointing upwards toward the sink or downwards toward...
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    Sorry folks, haven't been on here in a while. ...

    Sorry folks, haven't been on here in a while. Went to shave today, so filled the sink with water with the plug down and can hear the water dripping down the drain. After a short while I can see the...
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    So I tried the toilet paper trick. I put one...

    So I tried the toilet paper trick. I put one section directly on top of the nut surrounding the pipe. I also tape a second piece higher up, but below where the tail piece screws into the stalk. ...
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    Hi John, To confirm, the area your image...

    Hi John,

    To confirm, the area your image points to is where I believe the leak to be... or more accurately, it is the area where I am finding water. I will use the suggestions and let you know.
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    I think all connections on the actual P-trap are...

    I think all connections on the actual P-trap are fine as when I replaced this drain stalk assembly, the p-trap was left unaltered. There is a tail piece that screws onto the drain stalk. This has...
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    Sink drain leaking

    I replaced my bathroom sink drain with the type that uses the pull up / push down rod that closes the drain or opens it up. This piece has the little ball and rod attachment that feeds into the...
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    Bljack, thank you thank you for the information....

    Bljack, thank you thank you for the information. I was able to get this working thanks in large part to your most recent diagram. I did have to connect the white from coming back from the cans to...
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    There is a source cable coming from the junction...

    There is a source cable coming from the junction box into switch A, but this is the only cable coming into the switch box. The lights that this switch controls (the set of 4 pot lights) are linked...
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    Bljack, I'm looking at the top half of your...

    Bljack, I'm looking at the top half of your diagram and thinking this is how it's setup... at least the portion that's working which is the set of four pot lights. I've removed all wiring for the set...
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    massplumber2008. I'm looking more at your second...

    massplumber2008. I'm looking more at your second suggestion. To clarify, the switches at the top and bottom of the stairs now operate a reduced string of lights without issue. They are for all...
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    Comment on ballengerb1's post

    The original switches (up and downstairs) still operate the reduced string of lights just fine. It is the two leftover potlights that aren't working, and tripping the breaker. I've got wires to both...
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    Comment on ballengerb1's post

    Yes, the ceiling is open and I have already fed additional wire. So the original string of lights now ends with light # 3. I am curious what the proper wiring should be now. Essentially I'm adding...
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    How to add switch to existing wiring?

    I have a upstairs / downstairs switch that controls a string of 5 pot lights and one fluorescent light. My goal is to take the final two potlights in this string and separate them from the string...
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    Guide or chart for cutting angles for mouldings

    I'm finishing a ceiling and I'm using a 1/2 strapping to create a square section look. I've got a number of corners to navigate and am wondering how I set the compound mitre saw to cut the angles. ...
  38. The plywood was to bring the wall flush with the...

    The plywood was to bring the wall flush with the lip of the tub as there was about 3/8" difference, and the tile would not have finished where I needed it to, in order to have the tiles come down in...
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    LOL, no, not a union job, just a home fixup job. ...

    LOL, no, not a union job, just a home fixup job. It was a recommended setting for a carbide tip drill bit to drill through ceramic tile. It ended up working fine, I was just curious if there was a...
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    How to set max RPM on dewalt drill

    Hi there,

    Just wondering if anyone can explain in fairly simple terms how I can set the max RPM on a Dewalt 18V cordless drill (DC728). The drill has two speed setting (aptly named 1 & 2) and the...
  41. Durock - Smooth side or rough side against wall?

    Hi there, I'm redoing my shower and have plywood on the studs with poly over top and am putting Durock on top of this. Next step is to apply mortar and apply tiles. My question is which side of the...
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    BarneyB, my dad works at a plumbing supply store...

    BarneyB, my dad works at a plumbing supply store and he also indicated that Moen is warrantied lifetime. In my case I didn't contact Moen at all. I went to a local hardware store (RONA) with my...
  43. Hey everyone, I realize this is late getting...

    Hey everyone, I realize this is late getting back, but in the end I did tile first and then secure the flange over the finished tile floor. Works great.

    As for the gap from the bottom of the...
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    My laptop has a physical switch to enable or...

    My laptop has a physical switch to enable or disable the radio. Did you check to make sure this wasn't switched to off position by mistake? Although you did say you can connect to different...
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    Please recommend a router

    Hi folks,

    I am looking to replace my existing router, which is a D-Link DIR-615. This one had replaced a WBR-2310. The 615 worked good for a number of months but lately I seem to have to unplug...
  46. How to install toilet after doing bathroom reno

    Hi folks,

    I have just ripped up my tile floor and also the subflooring along with it. I've reinstalled new 5/8" plywood on the floor and am about ready to lay down tile, but also have to...
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    Bummer. OK, good to know. Thanks again for your...

    Bummer. OK, good to know. Thanks again for your feedback.
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    Only one wire comes into the switch box, and that...

    Only one wire comes into the switch box, and that comes from a junction box. The other wire in the switch box would be a new wire and is going out to the outlet.
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    Tev, I followed your advice and added the...

    Tev, I followed your advice and added the pigtail, so now each screw has only a single wire. I have a similar situation however from another switch. Power goes to the switch, but I want to add a few...
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    Actually, I have gotten it to work. I simply took...

    Actually, I have gotten it to work. I simply took the black that went to the outlet and connected it to the black from the panel, but on the wire nut on the switch. Same thing as you have here, but...
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