Recent content by Taggert_LOA

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    Nicotine Infested PC

    broke everything down, cleaned it all out. barely smells next is cpu and memory upgrade and off it goes to it's new home. i love saving computers from landfills.
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    If you could live anywhere (in the US)

    intervale new hampshire. my grandparents had a place there. it was so peaceful and quiet small town living. i miss it so much.
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    Nicotine Infested PC

    well simple green did the trick somewhat but this stuff called tsp did wonders for getting the stain out. however, the odor is still there. dunno if there is anything i can do about that. i fear it's made it's way into the plastic. i'mthinking of breaking the case down and soaking the plastic...
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    Nicotine Infested PC

    I have a pc that i was given to give to someone else. it is loaded with nicotine tar inside and out. What is the Best way to clean this pc? what do i use to cut the nicotine tar? something like simple green? greased lightning?
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    External Video Card?

    this is what he meant External Graphics Card | External Graphics Cards for Laptops
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    Craigslist Find

    got some more finds to add. pics tomorrow.
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    Craigslist Find

    really good.
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    Craigslist Find

    Found this for 20.00. came with orignal box, 2 controllers, light gun and mario/duck hunt. also got bad dudes, Gun.Smoke and Marble Madness.
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    HP mini 210

    Kapersky did a fair enough job til it too became corrupted. it gave me enough to purge the hdd and i installed windows 7 ultimate. it runs so much better. i know avg is not the best but i have a ton of licenses so it's better than what was on there which was expired norton. so now her grandkid...
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    HP mini 210

    well i am waiting to see what my neighbor wants to do. i don't think they are going to cover the cost of repairing it. she's on a fixed income. so i'll do what i can to get her as much money for it as i can. i might fix it and let her pay me in installments. biggest problem is if she gives it...
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    HP mini 210

    the problem is that all the backup files are corrupted. i tried resetting it to factory and the virus was still there. whatever they got it's the nastiest damn thing i've ever seen.
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    HP mini 210

    well, in order to reformat and install the new os she would need to purchase both an external cd and os. she does not want to incur the costs, so i'm going to offer her salvage value for the netbook and repair it myself. she's looking at 170.00 in repair costs. and she can pick a new one up for...
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    HP mini 210

    ok here is the deal. my neighbor got one of these for free w/fios. gave it to her 10yr old kid. she gives it to me saying it don't work. when it went to boot up it would give the significant hardware change boot speil. tried to boot in every mode imagineable. finally used the included roxio...
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    want: starcraft 2 guest pass

    really? nobody has one for an old timer here? if i like it I'll reciprocate when i buy it.
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    want: starcraft 2 guest pass

    pm me code please.