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  1. Admiral Michael

    At a loss

    Hey Guys, Got a tricky one here. My uncle called me the other week saying his desktop froze up and when he rebooted it nothing happened, the computer would turn on but nothing would happen, no screen or anything. He just recently installed a new video card (XFX GTX260 I think) so I put in a...
  2. Admiral Michael

    Happy Birthday to...

    Me! Gee, I guess no-one noticed it's my birthday today. Seems like I'm the only one too (according to the bottom of the forum page).
  3. Admiral Michael

    Hard Drives

    Hey, For those of you who have tried WIndows Home Server you know that you can setup a sort of RAID setup with the hard drives to create on big storage location. Is there any way to do this in Windows 2003 Server? I'd rather not use RAID as I have a few mixed sizes (2x 500GB, 2x 160GB). Mike
  4. Admiral Michael

    Replacement Batteries

    So my Dell Inspiron 6400's battery needs replacing. Would is be wise to buy one from Dell directly or though another provider? Any suggestions?
  5. Admiral Michael

    Odd Issue

    Alright I need help as I am loosing it. A few weeks ago my cousin bought a 80GB iPod Classic and we used my desktop to rip her CDs and sync her iPod since she doesn't have a decent computer. All was well until the next day when the computer couldn't obtain an IP. I tried everything to fix it...
  6. Admiral Michael

    My New Toy

    Not sure if this is the right area but anyways..... I bought myself a new toy: Panasonic VIERA 32" High-definition LCD Television TC-32LX70 IPS High-definition LCD panel 7000:1 Contrast ratio 1366 x 768 pixel (720p) native 8 msec response (gray-to-gray) c3 Image enhanced Intelligent...
  7. Admiral Michael

    August 2007 Desktop Screenshots

    August 2007 Desktop Screenshots Thread Guidelines: Please adhere to Forum Guidelines. No pornography or overly suggestive images/wallpapers. If you are going to embed your screenshot, please keep it at or under 640x480 and under 75KB in size - please use attachment feature. Moderators...
  8. Admiral Michael

    Possible Notebook Purchase

    Notebook suggestioins Hey Guys, I've been wanting to replace my Compaq Presario 2100 laptop for a bit and would like to do so while I can still get XP as an OS as I despise Vista. I was looking at a Dell Inspiron 6400 as I want something thats not too big which is why I'm not looking at the...
  9. Admiral Michael

    My New System

    Hey Guys (and gals), I just built a new desktop and was wondering what you thought. Here's the specs: CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ (89W) Motherboard: ASUS Crosshair Memory: Kingston HyperX 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Video Card: 2x BFG GeForce 7600...
  10. Admiral Michael

    Gates vs Jobs

    Hey I found this over at Neowin and I thought it was hilarious: Caution: Contains some inappropriate content. Not recommend at work or near a younger audience.
  11. Admiral Michael

    XBox 360

    Hey Guys, I'm having a hard time trying to decide something. I'm thinking of either getting a Xbox or Xbox 360. Now before you go ahead and post I'd like to explain what I want to do with it first. My cousin has an original xbox that has a mod chip. He uses XBMC to play music, video and view...
  12. Admiral Michael

    Forum RSS Feed Down? No :D

    Hey, I keep getting a Live Bookmark feed failed to load on Firefox. I tried remaking the bookmark to no avail. I also have a Neowin RSS feed and it's working fine. Anyone else have this problem? This is the feed location: Thank, Mike EDIT: Never...
  13. Admiral Michael

    Clear Calendar

    Hey, My pocketpc seems to be showing reminders twice for the same event. I've check and only one event is listed. I want to clear the calendar on the pocketpc and then re-sync with my computer. Anyone know how to do this? This happened after I restored the device due to a dead battery. (I have...
  14. Admiral Michael

    White and Nerdy

    I found this video, its from the new Weird Al cd that hasn't been released yet.
  15. Admiral Michael

    Disable the Welcome Screen but keep the XP Look

    Ok, I've decided to create an offical tweak on using the traditional login screen but keep the XP look (User pic on Start Menu, Graphical Shut down prompt, etc). This tweak clears the value of UIHost under [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] which is...
  16. Admiral Michael

    Which Wireless AP?

    Hey guys, I would like to ditch the wifi routers I use as access points and buy a dedicated AP. I however cant decide between two models: DLINK DWL-2130AP: Linksys WAP54G...
  17. Admiral Michael

    IIS and Guest Account

    Hey Guys, I have a Windows 2003 Standard server box that has IIS for about 5 sites and also acts as a local file server. Now I have a collection of downloads and such, that I would like to have available thru a virtual directory on IIS so I can access them when I'm not home. This is not the...
  18. Admiral Michael

    My New Car

    Hey Guys! I just got part time at Costco (as opposed to being Seasonal) so I got a bank loan and bought a 2003 Chevy Impala: V6 3.4L Auto 6 passenger Power Windows Power Locks Driver's Power seat (manual recline) AM/FM/CD Air Conditioning (Dual Zone) Keyless Entry 60/40 rear folding seats...
  19. Admiral Michael

    Suggestions Wanted

    Hey All, I recently lost my collection of downloads. I'm trying to restore most of em myself, I had an older backup but lost recent things. However trying to remember all the files I had is hard, this is where I hope you guys can help. I'm looking for any suggestion for utilities or programs...
  20. Admiral Michael

    For All You Geeks Out There....

    Enjoy! :D Watch in Browser: Watch in Media Player or to download: