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PC Paradise Cruise

The "PC Paradise" cruise, a mix of sun, sand, the Eastern Caribbean, and technology learning sets sail this Winter. Geek Cruises and PC World magazine are partnering on "PC Paradise" to bring PC fans and technology noteworthies together in a colloquium at sea.PC Paradise offers a...
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Archive Quality Blank CD's & DVD's

We are having trouble finding good blank media in which to burn our pivotal material. Already, some of our CD's have become corrupted after most months to two years. i\'ve also been told of the same trouble from other people, and have noted that 'archive quality' media exists, but...
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Disappearing drives

Since I installed powerISO with it is virtual drives, I find my other harddrive missing. The CMOS shows it is there and working but I can\'t find it in the explorer. other strange occurence is my SATA disk keeps appearing and disappearing from the explorer so. i\'ve attempted to find it using...
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sata hard drives

where can i find info regarding sata hard drives ? i exchange my hard drive with a sata hard drive and it slowed my computer down so bad that i took it out and put my old hard drive back in. i'm sort of curious regarding this. i thought sata was supposed to be faster.it doesn't make sense that it...
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CD Collection to Harddrive

I'm searching for ideas. I wish to rip all my CDs to a harddrive.Should I buy a small PC with a large HD or usage network storage with some type of interface to access the songs on my home AV receiver.The objective is to pack up regarding 800 CDs and have access to the music w/o the hassles of finding a...
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LCD That Acts Like a Printer Device

I\'m searching for a LCD that acts like a printer device. I wish to send a document over a network to this LCD now like it was a printer and rather the document printing out, it will display on the LCD for review. Anyone know if there is such a device out there?Junk 0 ...
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NEW Community Scoop Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on all that is occuring in the PC World community? Now you can! Community Scoop, a new weekly newsletter that begins on October 6th and is issued every Friday, will cover some of the hot posts from forums, blogs and product reviews each week.CLICK HERE to go to the...
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DVD Dual Layer Burner Drive changing to CD ROM Drive

My computer shows this drive has DVD-RAM drive but when I insert a dvd it will alter to a cdrom drive.This now initiated occuring, can\'t figure out what would allow this to happen.Bought another DVD burner drive and get the same thing.Running XP Professional on a P4 with 1G of RAM. Uptodate with...
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Programmable Mouse Alternative???

i\'ve been using a Cirque Cruise Cat Glidepoint for 2 years and admire it! BUT, I now right now upgraded my laptop and because the software is not officially XP consistent, I cann\'t get it to work on this new computer. Somehow 2 years back I tricked my computer to install the software...but this time, no luck...
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NEW FORUMS - General Talk & Reader Input

I've generated a new forum called General Talk, which is for all of you to get to know each other, discuss non-PCW tech news, share a cool link, and now hang out.Click Here to go to the General Talk forum.I've also generated a new forum called Reader Input, which is for all of you to give us...
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Preparing a used hard disk

At present we are attempting to turn a used hard drive into an external hard drive for music, pics, documents, and many more. I now need to know if you have to format the hard drive or whipe it clean. And if some one could suggest me on the steps on doing so. It's been a while and unfortunetly, i forgot on how...
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DVD serves as CD-ROM?

Is it realthat my DVD will do anything my CD-ROM will do but of course not vice versa...?...Thanxs for some suggest. I know you are busy.SincerelyJohn 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_12723', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '12723' },...
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Need help with external CD/DVD burners

New to this board . . .I\'m in need of an external CD/DVD burner for my Dell Inspiron 5150 laptop. I need some thing that can handle videos made with Windows Movie Maker.My videos include still pics, video transferred from my Sony Digital 8 camera, and music.I'm confused by the terms CD-R,...
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new computer

OK, I've been out of the loop for over 3 years since I built my past computer.I know I wish an AMD 64X2 platform with either MSI or Gigabyte motherboard.What I don't know is which Video platform. PCI-E or AGP. Cost is somewhat of a issue.Mostly work connected, but I will game somewhat and...
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MUSTEK 600 II CD

i need a driver for a mustek 600 II CD scanner. can anybody suggest? i've already searched the mustek site, along with numerous others. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_14557', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '14557' }, parseInt('0') ); ...
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Welcome to the new PC World Forums!

Hello and welcome to the brand new PC World Forums! My name is Kellie Parker, and I\'m the Community Manager. If you have some problems regarding the forums, pls send me a PM (Private Message) by clicking the "PM" button at the bottom of my posts.These forums are wonted for you to meet...
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safety 1st baby video and audio monitor issue

I now right now bought a safety 1st video and audio monitor and the reception is not good. I was wondering if anybody nows how to boost the signal on this device or now in general. Anyway the unit works on 2414mhz.Any suggest would be thankful 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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how do I fix my HP scanjet 5100c

all right this is what happened.i\'ve a scanner from my old windows 95 pentium 1 166mhz and I wanted it to run on my new computer an amd athlon 32000+ running windows xp.I went to the hp site in the states and downloaded software for windows xpsj263en.exe 1/1...
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Overclocking the Nvidia GPU

I loved your \'s start on that article and I say that because it's actually a bit more detailed than what it was left at. Nevertheless it did get me initiated on the road and after googling it I searched a big detailed article that did finally lead me to a big conclusion at: http://tinyurl.co.uk/kfqt Have...
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Unable to use PNY 2.0 USB Flash Drive on windows 98SE

I bought a 1gig PNY USB Flash Drive and it works on windows xp and 2000 but it won't work on windows 98SE. There is only one driver available on the PNY driver page for this drive and I can't get it to work. The USB drive is recognized but can't find the driver. Can somebody suggest me...
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whats the differnce of these fans?

i\'ve to buy a new fan for my new graphic card and got down to 2 choices but do not know which one to get?1 choicehttp://www.tigerdirect.com/apps/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1160718&Tab=0&NoMapp=02...
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Best External Hard Drive Enclosure

I did a lot of research on External Hard Drive enclosures for ATA hard drives. Many enclosures don\'t have chip sets that help Windows Media Edition or help up to 400 GB hard drives. The BEST enclosure IMHO is the "Acomdata 509" for USB only or the combo USB and Firewire. The...
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Best PC To Buy/Verizon Alienware Giveaway

Hey, All.This is my first time posting here, but I thought I'd drop by since I read the magazine every time:DAnyway I thought this was as good a place as some to ask a PC problem, since I'm mostly a console gamer. What do you assume is the better PC to buy right right now? I literally have no...
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Introducing PC World Product Manual Search

Ready to buy that hot new gadget but now wish to check one past spec in the manual before you make the buy?PC World has teamed up with Retrevo.com to offer a time-saving, one-stop service, for anybody needing fast access to product manuals for consumer electronics products. Here are some...
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exp HD traveler plus drivers

Anybody know how to get drivers to work with Win XP SP2? i\'ve older 6 geg HD traveler plus hard drive with backup info I woiuld like to get back. i\'ve attempted the drivers downloaded from their site but get installation bug. EXP computer doesn\'t solution their tech service phone, they don\'t...
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Can I put a 2 slot graphic card?

HiI don't know if I can put a 2 slot graphic card on my computer because my PCI Express slot is right above a empty PCI slot and I was wondering could it fit. The graphic card that i wish to get is a ATI Radeon x1900XT and if it doesn't fit I'm going to get a GeForce 7950 GT.Please give...
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USB Drives

I never had one, so.......which brand should I buy? Thanxs for some suggest 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_18101', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '18101' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show multiquote for JS...
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Satellite Internet

I\'m attempting to install my Satellite DSL net connection. Recieveing over Satellite and sending over telefon. Also need help on connecting 4 PC's and a home wireless telefone computer. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_19263', { app: 'forums', type:...
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Need Help with Graphics Card

i\'ve a Compaq SR2023WM. It has a PCI Express 16x PCI Slot and 1G of RAM. Im somewhat a beginer in the whole computer subject as far as Hardware and Components. My Question is what type of Graphics card should i get. and what other upgrades should i add to it. Thank-you. 0 ...
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Is there such a thing?

i\'ve a bunch of Cassettes tapes that I wish to record onto CD discs. Is there some devise that is on the market that will perform this function?TubesTmc@aol.com 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_19495', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid:...
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