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  1. Yes, he looks at lots of porn... Which is a huge...

    Yes, he looks at lots of porn... Which is a huge problem... Ive taken several steps to help him out... like the WOT toolbar, Firefox, and some other stuff but he doesn't just get viruses, he somehow...
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    Need a new firewall

    Question: What is a good firewall that I can use?

    More details... I need a new firewall. One that is compatible with XP and also will allow me to use the Apache web server. I want something that...
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    Curlyben, I was comparing the monthly transfer...

    Curlyben,

    I was comparing the monthly transfer volume and a few other stats between 1and1 and Instantwebhost.
    For the price, IWH has relatively low monthly transfer volume and space. The...
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    1and1 looks like it will fit my needs for the...

    1and1 looks like it will fit my needs for the most part. I will have to make a note of it
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    Curlyben, That one seems like an interesting...

    Curlyben,

    That one seems like an interesting company to check out but it looks lke they are located in the UK. I'm in the US and I don't know if that one would really suit my needs or if I would...
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    Looking for a good web hosting company

    I've been running a webpage on angelfire for about 8 years now. I have a freebie site and I'm tired of the pop-ups and just have been wanting to leave angelfire entirely.

    I know I could Google...
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    In my opinion, you should try not to worry about...

    In my opinion, you should try not to worry about it so much.

    In time it shall pass and you will find someone to love and marry. Don't rush it and don't stress over it.

    If you really believe...
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    Try checking your ram. Make sure its seated...

    Try checking your ram. Make sure its seated firmly. You could also try running a program like memtest

    I think that error might be a ram problem.
  9. Acronis looks like a more wallet friendly...

    Acronis looks like a more wallet friendly solution. I think I may try it out to see if it works the way I want it to. It looks like it will. I need something that I will be able to use at boot up...
  10. Windows recovery? Can I create a recovery partition?

    I had to fix a computer for a friend. He got viruses on the computer and I have to do a destructive wipe and completely reinstall a fresh copy of windows.

    This is not the first time it happened...
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    Doesn't XP work fine with sata hard drives as-is...

    Doesn't XP work fine with sata hard drives as-is without drivers? I built my computer myself and I have a sata hdd in it. I didn't have to install any special drivers.

    I think the bigger issue...
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    What do you feed your dog? Dogfood or leftover...

    What do you feed your dog? Dogfood or leftover table food?

    I'm not a dog expert but from my own personal experience with dogs, the ones I used to have had similar problems when they ate table food.
  13. Sound problems on TV with DVD player through HDMI

    I bought an LCD TV about 7 months ago, and followed suit with an HDMI upconvert DVD player about 2 months later. My problem is that I try to play DVDs using my DVD player I either get no sound coming...
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    Yeah, I am kind of stumped on this one myself......

    Yeah, I am kind of stumped on this one myself... Which is why I asked here. I spent at least 30 minutes searching Google and found nothing. Anything I found about PC's making sounds whileturned off...
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    The HDD access light does not flash at all when I...

    The HDD access light does not flash at all when I hear this noise. And I always go through proper shutdown.

    I mentioned that I built this PC myself, so it's kind of my baby :D , and I always try...
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    Sounds from PC while it is off?

    Every once in awhile I have this happen, and it was just recently happening again this morning. The exact details are that I built this PC myself about a year ago and today is probably the 3rd time I...
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    That's not even including the plug-ins. But it's...

    That's not even including the plug-ins. But it's good to hear that I can use it to crop photos too. I used Fotosizer to resize the first batch of pics and it worked really well and pretty quick too....
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    I can understand that. That is how I feel about...

    I can understand that. That is how I feel about Graphic Converter when I switched from my iMac to a PC. That program did pretty much everything I needed it to do at the time. I used it so much during...
  19. Question: Airport time

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    That would be military time. 00:20 is 12:20...

    That would be military time.

    00:20 is 12:20 am and 14:50 would be 2:50 pm.
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    I can see why you like IrfanView. It just looks...

    I can see why you like IrfanView. It just looks like there is so much to it and it goes beyond just simple image resizing.
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    Thanks Curlyben. I figured I would check out...

    Thanks Curlyben. I figured I would check out Fotosizer out of the programs there. It only resizes them but that is perfect for now. Not to mention it does them in batches, so I can do all 150+...
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    Making jpegs into smaller sized files.

    I just got back from vacation and I had taken plenty of pictures with my digital camera.

    I need a program that will help me edit these pics. Something to help me Crop, resize, and convert to...
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    Neither me nor my girl are expecting much from...

    Neither me nor my girl are expecting much from this laptop, just some writing and listening to music and maybe some surfing. It works fine for that, except for what I mentioned about playing CDs. ...
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    Now if I remember right my friend who sold it to...

    Now if I remember right my friend who sold it to me had already replaced the 512 with a 1GB stick. I haven't actually opened up the memory slot yet to look at the ram and I seem to recal not seeing...
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    Laptop performance?

    I just bought a laptop from a friend of mine. Its about 2 years old. It's a Compaq Presario v5102nr series with a 1.8ghz sempron processor in it.

    Mostly this laptop is going to be used for...
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    I really dislike it when people start quoting the...

    I really dislike it when people start quoting the bible and how the bible says that witchcraft is evil when it isn't. According to the bible, didn't Jesus believe in peace, love, and understanding...
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    Well so far I haven't been able to even touch my...

    Well so far I haven't been able to even touch my AC to clean it. I have ju st been way too busy.

    As far as buying anew one, I really want an 8,000 but that's going to run me about $200, which I...
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    What would you recommend I do in order to clean...

    What would you recommend I do in order to clean the coils properly? I already cleaned the filter a couple days ago and got pretty much no improvement.

    To be honest I kind of think I need to just...
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    Bioshock is a totally awsome game and I am...

    Bioshock is a totally awsome game and I am currently addicted to it right now, even ignoring Ninja Gaiden 2, just so I can finish it up.

    But I believe the question was actually "Whats the best...
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    I own a Ouija Board, and it's the parker...

    I own a Ouija Board, and it's the parker brother's one. I bought it years ago for $1 at a garage sale. The parkers brother board is nothing special. Seriously. That one is totally OK to sell in...
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    Window AC barely cooling my room.

    This is the problem I am having. It's hot and I want to use my AC and it turns on normally but doesn't do much of a job of cooling my room, in fact it doesn't really cool it down much at all. I will...
  32. Question: Tarot cards.

    by Dragonfire24
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    I've been reading Tarot for 10 years now and I...

    I've been reading Tarot for 10 years now and I have a lot of memories worth sharing. I am a firm believer in the cards, but I feel that there is a little more to it than it seems at first. What I...
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    Very helpful advice. Money is a BIG issue right...

    Very helpful advice. Money is a BIG issue right now though so I may have to either re-format my HD and partition it then, or just hold off.

    I may just reformat anyway, since I was having problems...
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    Partitioning my drive

    I want to partition my HDD and its my first time doing it. I tried doing some research online about it but I am really unsure so I figured I would ask for help here.

    Some basics. I am running XP...
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    Since my last posting I haven't had any trouble...

    Since my last posting I haven't had any trouble with my net connection. As I said in my last post, I have had Comcast as my ISP for about 5 years, and I wisely bought my own modem instead of renting...
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    Yesterday after my last post I just logged off...

    Yesterday after my last post I just logged off and I ended going out for the day. I had gotten back around 5 and checked my internet and found out it was working OK again.

    Then this morning...
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    I tried clearing it out and I still have that...

    I tried clearing it out and I still have that problem.
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    Weird internet behavior

    What I mean by weird internet behavior is that I can access some web pages but not all.

    Examples:

    Can visit
    Askmehelpdesk.com (This site)
    Microsoft.com
    And some of the web comics I read
    ...
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    I like to use a razor blade or sharp knife. If...

    I like to use a razor blade or sharp knife. If you cut it deep enough it be unreadable. And you can even cut the label side too, since any scratch on the label that is deep enough can affect the...
  40. Question: Memory RAM

    by Dragonfire24
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    eBay: Brand New 512MB PC3200 400MHz DDR RAM...

    eBay: Brand New 512MB PC3200 400MHz DDR RAM Memory (item 220107615508 end time May-09-07 08:58:45 PDT)

    If you want to Ebay it. This ram isn't exactly brand name but if your on a budget it will...
  41. Question: Memory RAM

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    OK do you mean Presario SR1123WM not Mw? I'm...

    OK do you mean Presario SR1123WM not Mw?

    I'm sure that is what you meant. I actually have the same type of PC, and have also recently upgraded my ram (as well as other things).

    Compaq...
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    OK, so I got the vid card a few days ago. It...

    OK, so I got the vid card a few days ago.

    It runs PERFECTLY. Installation was a snap and I haven't had any issues with my PC.

    I also decided to upgrade my Celeron D 2.66ghz with a P4 2.8ghz....
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    I ended up buying an ATI 9250 256mb PCI. It cost...

    I ended up buying an ATI 9250 256mb PCI. It cost me $80. It's better than what I have on-board and seems to be a fairly reasonable solution.

    To be honest I don't really like Intel anyway. I...
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    Scott, I really don't mind. I appreciate you...

    Scott,

    I really don't mind. I appreciate you looking out for me though... As for the Celeron.. I am aware that I also have the option of taking that out an installing a P4, which could be useful,...
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    Eventually I will. And that isn't an empty...

    Eventually I will. And that isn't an empty "eventually". That is why I don't mind investing a little bit of cash into what I got now. I am learning more about it by doing so. I'm probably going to...
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    Scott, If I am going to waste my money on...

    Scott,

    If I am going to waste my money on Alienware I might as well just build my own.
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    I've checked out some of ATI's cards and they...

    I've checked out some of ATI's cards and they have PCI available... But I am concerned about compatibility.
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    Thanks for taking the time out to respond.. I...

    Thanks for taking the time out to respond.. I meant to post some specs but I didn't have a chance.

    Compaq Presario SR1123WM Desktop PC -  Product Specifications 

    This is my type of PC. Compaq...
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    I want a new video card

    I don't know too much about video cards so I figured I would ask for some advice.

    I like to play a lot of games. I've been interested in a few games for PC only to find out that my video card...
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    Menus, Shmenus... No better way than to dive in....

    Menus, Shmenus... No better way than to dive in. Most of it is pretty straightforward. At least I think so anyway. Now, I wouldn't expect her to learn how to install a wireless network though... That...
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