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    no screen saver while wmp is running?

    Thanks! Its a wonder I never checked that first :suprised:
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    no screen saver while wmp is running?

    have you ever noticed that while media player is opened, even if its minimized, the screen saver will not ever kick in. Or is it just me? Really gets on my nerves and I dont know why its like that. If I want my music playing all night long and its minimized, then why should that stop my...
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    Old Computer, New 200GB Drive

    Well first of all I have A spare PII Celeron kicking around that works perfectly fine so I was thinking I could put my 200GB WD in it for file storage and what not, but of course the computer wont detect it and I have already checked into a bios update on that board and the company told me it...
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    Strange MSN Messenger problem?

    Nope, not usually anyway. I've intentionally left the computer on after a fresh reset when Messenger running once to try that, and it still happens.
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    Strange MSN Messenger problem?

    I will be using my MSN without any problems at all, then all of a sudden it disconnects/signs me out, when meanwhile, I'm bwosing the internet without a problem, so I'm not losing connection that way. Then 60 seconds later, it re connects me automaticly perfectly fine. I dont undertand why...
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    Asus mobo's? Help me buy one!

    Hello everyone. I'm looking for the best possible P4 mobo by Asus that I can buy which has an Intel 875 chipset. On the website http://usa.asus.com/products/mb/mbindex.htm there are two possibilites. P4C800-E Deluxe AND P4C800 Deluxe I'm trying to figure out which board is the best, but...
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    AOpen AX59 Pro + Memory Upgrade = HELP!?

    Okay guys what is happening here? Im trying to upgrade the ram in an AMD 450 K6 and this is the problem. 1 stick of 512MB PC133 gets picked up as 256MB 2 sticks of 256MB PC133 gets picked up as 128MB each Any help please!? Jamie
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    DVD Copy Software?

    Thanks guys, Shrink works great! I've already burned off a movie and it worked perfectly. I have a few questions tho Under the "Quality Settings" tab just before you start decoding, it says: __ Perform deep analysis before backup to improve quality __ Compress Video with high...
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    DVD Copy Software?

    I've tried Nero, CloneDVD2, and Intervideo DVDCopy 3 so far and they all tell me that the cd is copy protected and then I can't copy it! (duh) So what do I do? I'm new to this DVD burning and any help would be great! Thanks in advance. Jamie :rolleyes:
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    PC Pitstop

    My Score: 1528 Few Specs: P4 3.0Ghz 800FSB 2x512 OCZ EB Platinum PC-3200 I dont know about all of you but I'm pretty impressed, lol
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    2x256MB DDR vs 2x512MB DDR

    Hello I'm about to purchase a dual channel kit of OCZ PC3200-EL EBPlatinum and I was just wondering really if I would find a very significant difference in my machine if I bought the 2x256 or the 2x512. Basicly what Im looking at is weather or not the performance increase is worth the extra...
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    System hangs after boot up!?

    Yes, thats exactly whats happening. But is there anything I can do about that? Or just live with it And how would I go about doing that Khayman?
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    System hangs after boot up!?

    Hey Guys, I've noticed that ever since I have had my computer, what happens is the system hangs after its booted up. From a cold start my computer will boot in about 25-30 seconds max but after windows is loaded it takes an entire 1 minute & 15 seconds later before I can actually use it...
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    Toshiba Laptop concern?

    It just seems like their's something wrong for them to be selling it for only $120US when all it needs is Windows on it and an AC adapter. But hey, a deals a deal!!! :cool:
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    Toshiba Laptop concern?

    Hey Guys, Im in the process now of looking for a decent laptop at the cheepest price possible and I came accross one that Im not really sure about. Its a Toshiba Satellite 1800 850MHZ P3 and my question is about the recovery software? It says that the AC adaptor and cord isnt included which...