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October 19, 2016, 7:31 am

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August 22, 2016, 12:32 am

I have an insignia stylus that mom uses with her lenovo tablet. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/insignia-slim-line-stylus-raven-black/8932098.p?id=1219378312020&skuId=8932098 the tip has worn out, does... Read more »

No power?

August 16, 2016, 3:32 pm

I have an old system which I use now and again for music. It has stopped bo oting. The Antec psu has a power switch on it (in addition to the power and reset switches on the front). When I switch ... Read more »

Repairing ANGLE VALVE(?) The fills toilet tank - Solider vs Compressing fit...

May 2, 2016, 3:24 pm

Solider vs Compressing fitting? Current the valve is >30 years old and leaking at the steam. I am not sure if I can just change out a waster or not. The valve is currently soldired to the copper... Read more »

How do I know when common batteries are at "End Of Useful Life?"

February 24, 2016, 6:19 am

How do I know when common batteries are at End Of Useful Life? I guess the obvious answer is They don't run the item in question. If the batter doesn't run on say a saw I know it can be moved to s... Read more »

Fixing Antec P180 ATX case's plastic tabs for the 6 front fascia?

October 11, 2015, 3:06 pm

Hello. My old Antec P180 ATX case's plastic tabs for the 6/six front fascia (3/three on each side) are down to one/1 now. Is there a way to fix them or do I need to buy a new ATX case? :( Thank... Read more »

Why don't I have the right to share/unshare a File on different drives I ha...

August 26, 2015, 4:03 pm

If someone could suggest a good place on line to post this question I'll move to that area. I've been here a long time and it really seems to dying out. That being said, if anyone can help me wit... Read more »

heatsink/fan for lga 775 cpu

July 29, 2015, 1:55 pm

anyone recommend a heatsink/fan combo or heatsink for a lga775 based cpu, Intel QX6850. there are a bunch of em on newegg & amazon. -- Dilbert Firestorm remove *byteme* to email me Read more »

cpu: OEM vs retail

July 26, 2015, 6:22 am

what's the difference between OEM & retail version of the CPU? -- Dilbert Firestorm remove *byteme* to email me Read more »


May 24, 2015, 9:01 am

I have a problem that crops up on my computer on occasion. I just tried to change the name of some files and I get the option to: SKIP RETRY ABORT AS ADMINISTRATOR ALL AS ADMINISTRATOR And eve... Read more »

Better graphics then built in i7-4770k (passive cooling)

March 29, 2015, 3:45 pm

Right now i run my graphics from my built in CPU (i7-4770k not o/c) but i'm thinking about getting a dedicated video card (passivly cooled), it will be sitting in a Asus Z87 Deluxe and powering B... Read more »

I went with win8.1 on a new build and have a couple of questions? ANyone w...

January 18, 2015, 7:14 am

I installed Win 8.1 on a new build with an intel i7 CPU. WIn 8.1 seems to have a hundred programs lurking in the background taking up resources. Is this normal? Then I couldn't use the computer ... Read more »

computer workstation desk

January 2, 2015, 9:31 am

not sure if this is the right group to ask about this. I've been looking at some modular desk workstation. wood finish would be cherry. I'm not sure how this one will be set up. Looking at a J ... Read more »

SeaSonic S12 PSUs aren't that good or bad luck?

August 2, 2014, 5:23 am

Hello. I came home, turned the old Windows XP Pro SP3, desktop computer on, paid one of my monthly paper bills, heard loud crack/popp)ing noises (thought it was from outside/downstair making fir... Read more »

Is this kind of keyboard impossible to find

July 20, 2014, 10:24 pm

My needs are simple (a wee bit like me) I need/want a black small (about 12 inches), USB connections not PS2, wireless keyboard that has it's return/enter key spread over two rows of keys just li... Read more »

Using ribbon cable for panel-mount USB-2 motherboard cable?

July 18, 2014, 4:36 am

Is there some reason that a panel-mounted USB cable like this: http://m4.sourcingmap.com/photo_new/20090106/c/ux_a09010600ux0042_ux_c.jpg couldn't be made with ribbon cable? Assuming that there ar... Read more »

Why has there never been 3.5" drive-bay-mounted USB-2 passthrough con...

July 16, 2014, 3:04 pm

This is a photo of a drive-bay panel-mounted passthrough USB-3 connector: ================== http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71PydMaqxYL._SX425_.jpg USB 3.0 3.5 inch Front Panel with 2 USB ... Read more »

What is the current situation with drive-bay multi-card readers (capacity)...

July 14, 2014, 1:46 pm

Regarding those multi-card readers (SD, Compact Flash, etc) that slide into a 3.5 drive bay, I know that the first generation of those couldn't read SD cards larger than 2 or 4 gb. I'm assuming th... Read more »

Software for testing USB 3 speeds

June 24, 2014, 4:29 pm

Is there any software out there to test the speeds of my USB 3 ports just to be 100% there running at USB 3 (or way better then USB 2) speeds? TIA Read more »

Testing USB ports

June 13, 2014, 4:25 am

One of my computers has a problem with some of its USB ports - it can detect what is connected well enough to install the proper driver, but then that driver cannot actually use what is connected. D... Read more »

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computer workstation desk

not sure if this is the right group to ask about this. I've been looking at some modular desk workstation. wood finish would be cherry. I'm not sure how this one will be set up. Looking at a J ... Read more »