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We will soon be moving into a new home that will have the one junction box for all phone and television lines. Question i\'ve is, will we be able to installed a network with two PCs and one laptop? If so, will we be able to have both PCs online at the right time? Or if we are NOT connected via...
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totally confused

wish to start improving for a new television. read regarding sound cards for computer (dell 8400, p4 530 3.0ghz, 1gb ddr3sdram, 80 gb hd,1 pci expresx16, 1 pci expressx1, 3 pci expansion slots,win xp sp2, soundmax integrated digital audio card? unimodem half-duplex audio device? it appear that some newer sound...
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Welcome to the Home Integrator Lounge

This is your \'s home integrator and installation community. We'd like to invite All to actively participate, sharing your \'s ideas, comments and problems of and regarding the home integration and installation industry. Whether you're designing your \'s dream home theater and need somebody to build it...
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transfer emails from OE 4 to OE 6

There have been alike posts on this, but I'm not aware of a solution yet. My old computer is Win 98, with Outlook Express 4. My new computer is Win XP, with Outlook Express 6. I can't figure out some way to get my old inform folders into OE 6.i\'ve attempted the import function, and i\'ve...
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Installing memory

i\'ve a Sony Vaio PCG V505BC, and I now right now bought more memory for it. I'm having trouble figuring out where the memory is located, and was wondering if you could suggest. there is a panel, but when I open it, it doesn't look like memory. Does anybody know anything regarding how to install...
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Password Retrevial

Is there any procedure to retrieve (or erase) the Windows logon password, in W-2000?
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Help please

I now bought a brand new computer, Gateway XP Pro 3.2 GHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD, and many more. I also upgraded my wireless router and and wireless USB adapter, yet I\'m having horrible internet connection from the same spot I was with cheaper and older technology hardware. I\'m willing to pay somebody check out...
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1.Internet connections drop. Emails can't be delivered.

Today my PC suddenly gave me a lot of tough time. Here is a list of my troubles:1. After I switch on,it takes almost 5 minutes before I can notice a computer (trouble exists for sometime, but today it's taking specially long)2. Restart can't be performed. It stops in the middle and computer...
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Hard Drive Partions.

I now right now bought a second hand computer from a jumble sale.It is a pentium MMX cpu @23364mb of RamHDD = 3.26Gb with 2gb on C drive and 1.26gb on e:All on Windows 2000 5.0 sp 1As the C drive is down to now 220mb free space, and that there is nothing on e:, I thought that I could remove the...
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Disability of Onkyo services

I was reading most e-mails considering the disqualified and late responsive Onkyo services all around the world. And I always thought that those were the competitive e-mails to promote other brands. I own most Onkyo's till 1998 and I always very satisfied with the product quality and their...
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Are Certifications worth it?

Are CEDIA and other certifications worth the cost? Do members (residential in particular) ever ask, issue, (or for that matter) know regarding them? We hear both sides, but would like more feedback. Thanxs.
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Separating A Four Part Divided Surveillance Video

Salutations. I work for a law office and handle all of that office's exhibit preparation, most of it using Pinnacle 9. At present we are working on a case that includes a rather typical surveillance video. When you see it on screen, it is divided into four equal squares with footage from four...
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New Computer...how to get stuff from old computer to new one

i\'ve bought a Sony Vaio with Windows XP Media OS and wish to move E-mail addresses, documents, and pics, and many more from the old computer (Win XP Professional) to the new one. I attempted PC Relocator, but the old computer has the main user as Administrator while tne new one has that user as OWNER....
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Hooray for my new house! NOW WHAT DO I DO?

I built a new home and took advantage by wiring RJ45 everywhere for connectivity. Hooray!Now what? How can I make each thing work and run together? I usage itunes for digital music, i\'ve a brand new 42" plasma coming when I move in, and I\'m interested in the thought of Media Center PC's as a...
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DSL-Router-Home Network Problem

Seems most encounter issues in this kind of scenario.Tech suggest and documentation appear limited- Any ideas out there to attempt??Facts: New DLink Router DI-604, Bellsouth Fast Access DSL PPPoE connection, 2 computers and 2 printers I'd like to share in home network. New Dell 4700 and older Gateway...
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Firewalls - What is the ultimate in protection?

I honestly hope I haven't skimmed over a thread dedicated to this topic.i\'ve 4 computers at home on a Linksys wireless G network. The signals are all strong, and the network is stable without crashes.Recently I read apparently conflicting info on what is the better firewall to have on a...
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Instaling CD-R burner

Someone gave me a CD-R burner and neither they nor myself know how to install it. i\'ve a HP pavilion 6830 with Windows ME. The CD-R Drive Unit is a SONY Model #CDU928E. Would apreciate some suggest. Thanxs
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Is Windows XP really Windows XP

I can remember back when there was microsoft DOS - NEC DOS - PC DOS - Phoenix DOS. The differences were hardware help and some had a few of thier unique commands and utilities included. Some where along the line Microsoft was able to reign in DOS and then there were two microsoft DOS and PC DOS.I attempted to...
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DVD nightmares.......Help

I exchange my LG CD-RW CED-8080b burner with the NEC 3540 DVD burner. And the PC didn\'t recognize it. So i did it again 3 times and still no detection. So i took it out and installed my original CD burner and right now it doesn\'t recognize it either....I followed all instructions and used the same...
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Installing Software

Hello There Can some of you chaps tell me if you are re-installing all your \'s software IE Motherboard drivers and many more. and say you have now installed the graphics driver and the software tells you must restart your \'s computer and you have the option of restarting right now or later and you determine later. The next thing...
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New computer NTFS vs FAT32

I now bought a new computer with a sata HDD. It installed with NTFS. Which is faster, FAT32 or NTFS?I used partition magic to convert back to FAT32, it appear faster, but the girl i bought the computer from say it isn't.
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ethernet

i bought an ethernet connection to connect both my computers to the same connection.well im having troubles having it initiated can you pls suggest me?i have a dial-up internet,i have a compaq presario 7550,the product # is dq181a-aba. the serial # is mxk403ozmb
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Memory - compatibility / how to "read" descriptions

Hello all,Dell suggests the following memory as an upgrade for my PC:512 MB, DDR, SRAM, PC1200 / 266 MHz, non-parity, buffered.Of those bits of info, what is critical?Would the following also work:512MB DDR SDRAM Desktop Memory (KVR333/512R) - PC2700, DDR SDRAM - Does SDRAM work ok vs. SDRAM?- PC1200...
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home network and email

Is it Probably to have an E-mail or messaging computer on a home network? I wish to be able to send E-mail/msgs from one computer on my router to another. I know I can usage microsoft Outlook, but I wish to by-pass the internet and send it locally on my network. Can I and how do I do that is my problem.
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How do i share InternetConnection between my laptp & desktp?

what do i need? what do i do?i have dsl connection.i have a switch.i have a pci adapter.my os is windows xp for both, the laptop and computer.i wish the internet connection to be shared by the two computers at the right time. but i do not wish that one of the computers must be one for the other one to...
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I am on my hands and knees begging for some guidance

i\'ve a Sony Vaio laptop. Pentium 4. i\'ve broadband. i\'ve a linksys router and the accompanying linksys notebook adapter (wpc11). Things were GREAT for 3 months.Then. Suddenly. No wireless.And for the past 9 grueling months i\'ve been in bleeding bare knuckle fights with technical help. My...
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Partitioning SATA

These problems are in regards to SATA drives, running Raid 1-0, using FAT32 and many partitions.I\'m attempting to jump start my build. If no one has had this knowledge or a alike one, I'll probably do a 'White Paper' on the subject after completing it.I wish to build a computer that...
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vga adaptor to dvi-d

I wish to plug my Computer to my plasma TV. My computer only has vga. My plasma TV has dvi-d. My plasma as a vga plug on it to but i\'ve some thing else plugged into it. I attempted a y-splitter on the vga but the picture was grainy. I was searching for a better way of dealing with this trouble and not...
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VPN's?

I need a way to access my home computer from my office computer without spending a lot of money on software. Can this be done utilizing Windows? Both computers are connected to routers that are connected to cable modems with dynamic IP's. Both computers are running Windows XP. Any...
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Share CPU resource over home network?

I was now bored one day.. and thought of this could be a big thought... did a 20 mins search online and don't assume anybody have put this app in to home networks.Many companies and universities installed computers to share CPU resouces.. right now, more then ever... most homes have more then one...
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