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  1. Convert g-code (for a cnc laser) into line drawings

    Does anyone know of a free/downloadable program that would convert g-code (for a cnc laser) into line drawings? I have several programs stored on a thumb drive that I would like to reorganize. It...
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    Testing stain to determine prep quality

    I'm trying to apply a tiger stripe finish to a guitar with a maple veneer top. The guitar had a thick coat of sanding sealer applied from the factory that I've been battling to sand off. I'm not...
  3. Comment on smoothy's post

    Okay. Assuming I want to at least TRY to fix it, is there anything specific that I should look for? I saw two swollen capacitors on the mainboard. Should I start by replacing those?
  4. Power LED blinking (Dell E178FPb monitor). Wanting to repair.

    I was given a Dell monitor (E178FPb) for free, because it quit working. I would like to try to repair it if at all possible but I'm not sure what to look for. When the monitor is plugged in, the...
  5. Swapped motherboard. No sound through I/O port.

    I have an emachines w5243. The motherboard failed and I swapped it with an ECS c51g-m754 board. I installed mobo drivers and no sound. I installed realtek alc655 drivers and still no sound. I...
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    No restart. Xp pro. No changes that I'm aware...

    No restart.
    Xp pro.
    No changes that I'm aware of.
    Windows shortcut.
    I'll try the restart first then maybe a restore.

    Thanks
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    Shortcut not working correctly

    I have a shortcut on my desktop for Local Area Connection. I use this to connect/disconnect from the internet as needed. It was working fine a few days ago, but now it won't let me disable my...
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    '05 ford escape rear washer fluid leak

    2005 Ford Escape. Front winshield washer works fine. When I use the rear windshield washer, I hear the pump working and SEE fluid leaking into the passenger floorboard. Does anyone know where the...
  9. Will I have to reinstall XP after changing processor?

    Will I have to reinstall XP after changing the processor in my PC?
  10. Will I have problems with USB or card reader?

    I have two USB ports on the front of my PC. I also have a multi-card reader that I want to install. I was wondering what problemsl, if any I might have if I soldered the connecting wires together...
  11. How do I find out what processor is in my PC?

    Aside from taking it apart, is there an easy way to tell what kind of processor is in my computer?
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    Don't do what? If I reinstall xp on the new...

    Don't do what? If I reinstall xp on the new board, will I have activation issues?
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    Will I have to reinstall XP?

    I'm thinking about swapping out my current mobo (celeron) for a different one that uses a pentium 4 cpu. Will I have any issues with my PC recognizing the new hardware? What suggestions do you have?
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    OK... I did that before. Apparently I just...

    OK... I did that before. Apparently I just didn't wait long enough. It started the installation and gave me a message that said, "no hard disk installed." I'll try it with a different drive...
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    OK. I've given up on ME. I've got an XP disc and...

    OK. I've given up on ME. I've got an XP disc and product key... what next? I'm assuming I need to format the drive, but how do I do that without windows?
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    I took a dry cloth and endust for electronics and...

    I took a dry cloth and endust for electronics and cleaned the keyboard (under the keys and everything) and the monitor case. Then I waited a few hours " to let everything dry off" (and to eat)...
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    Could this be the sign of HDD crash?

    Long story short... My dad brought me an old computer (hp xe783, Intel Celeron, Windows Millennium Edition) to work on (remove viruses, old programs, and whatnot) for my younger sisters to use. I...
  18. Will upgrading hdd really make a difference?

    I'm currently using a WD100 (10GB with 2.61GB free) in my computer. I'm thinking about switching to a WD800 (80GB with only XP sp2 installed). Is there any real benefits to doing this since I also...
  19. Will I be able to reinstall office on new hdd?

    I recently installed ms office 2007 on a wd 10gb hdd and now I would like to upgrade to an wd 80gb hdd. Will I be able to reinstall office on the new drive or will I get an authentication error?
  20. Sorry, it's an HP dvd1040 with PATA interface. I...

    Sorry, it's an HP dvd1040 with PATA interface. I haven't looked for a manual, but I will. Honestly, it doesn't matter one way or the other when the LED lights up (with the disc in or spinning). If...
  21. How to add an LED mod to my dvd burner w/ a window

    I'm not sure if this is the right place for this question, but this site has been very helpful with other questions, so here goes. I recently modded my dvd drive (voided the warranty too, I know)...
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    Faucet diverter stuck in "shower" position

    The diverter on my tub faucet is stuck in the shower position. Actually, the diverter knob comes out of the faucet. When I turn on the water it automatically comes out of the shower head. I can't...
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    WOW!! A loose wire? Really? I never would've...

    WOW!! A loose wire? Really? I never would've guessed that. I bet money that you are an ASE certified dipsh*t! Do you think that "loose wire" might be in the car somewhere too?
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    98 cavalier low beams don't work

    High beams and daytime lamps work, but low beams do not work when turned on, sometimes instrument panel lights do not work either
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    Do I need to buy a different switch?

    I just bought a new shop light from Wally-World (aka The Devil) and I would like to mount it on the bottom of one of my garage cabinets, so that it's hanging just above my workbench. I would also...
  26. What are these pins for? Nvidia tnt 32mb cm64a

    I was wondering what this set of pins is used for. Do I need any extra cables to install this card? This is a repeat post... sorry. The first picture is not the same as my card. The second picture...
  27. What are the pins for? Powercolor CM64A TNT 32MB card.

    I was wondering what this extra set of pins are for. Do I need another cable to connect this card? Sorry, I didn't see the question so I posted it again... good thing I did though, the first pic is...
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    what parts of the PC are worth keeping?

    I'm not sure this is the right topic for this, but here goes. I have a few old computers in my garage that I need to get rid of (wife). Is there anything of value inside the computer that I should...
  29. paid too much for used car. High payments. What to do?

    not sure if anyone can help, but here goes... my wife and I bought a used SUV for 17,990.00. With taxes and fees the grand total was around 22,000.00. Our monthly payment is 470.00. We still owe...
  30. I picked up a threshod at menards for $35. ...

    I picked up a threshod at menards for $35. Installed it yesterday... waiting for rain :)
  31. Yes there is a drip edge (1/2"-3/4" rubber flap)...

    Yes there is a drip edge (1/2"-3/4" rubber flap) on the top and sides. When you say "apron", are you talking about the rubber seal on the bottom of the door or something else? Thanks for your help.
  32. Keeping water from seeping in near corners of garage door

    My garage door is fairly new (2yrs maybe) and still has a good rubber seal on the bottom edge (no tears or dry rotting and still flexible). When it rains a lot, there is a considerable amount of...
  33. Can you use bleach water to clean laminate wood floors?

    Can you use bleach and water to clean Mohawk laminate wood flooring? How diluted should it be if yes?
  34. Does this reboot it with everything that was...

    Does this reboot it with everything that was packaged with it (demo software, crappy games, and whatnot) or just with windows home and nothing else?
  35. OK. What do I do to get to that? Do I start...

    OK. What do I do to get to that? Do I start from the BIOS screen or somewhere else?
  36. Yes this is true. I'm sorry I didn't include...

    Yes this is true. I'm sorry I didn't include that in my original post. I've tried the system recovery and it doesn't help. I think my PC has too much stuff on it (unused programs, old files, a...
  37. Wanting to start over from scratch. Compaq presario with windows xp home

    I have a compaq presario (about four years old now) and it came with xp home edition. As of late it has been running very slow and acting 'sluggish'. My questions: 1.) is it difficult to "erase"...
  38. I've reconsidered my original plan and I'm...

    I've reconsidered my original plan and I'm thinking of building a cabinet for it. This way I can hide the plumbing and I get storage room under the sink too.
  39. How to mount a utility sink (with legs) to the wall.

    I'm trying to figure out how to retro fit my stand-up utility sink so that it is mounted to the wall of my garage. I do not want the front legs of the sink to be in the way (for cleaning purposes)...
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    Do I need a trap for the utility sink too?

    I hope this hasn't been asked already... I'm installing a utility sink in my garage and I would like to tee it's drain into my washing machine's drainpipe (not sure of the term). The top of the...
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