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Forum: Tech Talk
12-06-06, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By buffotoad

I installed it a couple weeks ago. It has...

I installed it a couple weeks ago. It has presented no problems that I know of...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-29-06, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By buffotoad

I forward email from all my accounts to a gmail...

I forward email from all my accounts to a gmail account. I find that gmail does a good job at getting rid of the spam. I set up outlook to look at just that one gmail account. I fooled around with...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-07-06, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By buffotoad

SMART-ASS, since you are using this card, I will...

SMART-ASS, since you are using this card, I will ask you so you can give me a definitive answer.

I want to play dd and dts 5.1 movies from my hard drive. I have tried a couple of sound cards...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-20-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By buffotoad

Help choosing DVD player software

I connected an old pc to my hdtv to play movies. I am using an ATI AIW-7500 with the ATI remote. I tried PowerDVD 5 and VLC but it is tedious to navigate through their menus with the remote to find...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-30-06, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,499
Posted By buffotoad

Yes, I'm only talking about for access to legal...

Yes, I'm only talking about for access to legal non-copyrighted material.

Thanks for the explanations - I will find a newsreader and have a go at usenet.
Forum: Tech Talk
05-29-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,499
Posted By buffotoad

usenet vs torrent

I don't know much about either. Is one better than the other - what are the pros & cons of each?

Thanks for any help.
Forum: Tech Talk
03-28-06, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By buffotoad

Pilot, I'm not sure what you are trying to do. ...

Pilot, I'm not sure what you are trying to do. Can you explain more?
Forum: Tech Talk
02-27-06, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By buffotoad

Sorry, I forgot to mention that the new memory is...

Sorry, I forgot to mention that the new memory is the same in all respects except for CAS latency.

Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Tech Talk
02-27-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By buffotoad

Is it OK to mix this memory?

I have a Dell 4600. It currently has Dell 2 x 256 mb memory with CAS 3. I am going to add Corsair 2 x 512 mb memory with CAS 2.5.

Should I keep them all, giving 1.5 gb, or should I ditch the...
Forum: Tech Talk
02-24-06, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By buffotoad

Try this: ...

Try this:

=INDIRECT("["&TEXT(A1,0)&".xls]Sheet1!B1")


where:
A1 is the cell in the current spreadsheet containing the name(number) of the file you want to get the data from.

B1 is the cell...
Forum: Tech Talk
01-08-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By buffotoad

I think you mis-typed - $196 / 6 = should be...

I think you mis-typed - $196 / 6 = should be $32.67 winnings per hour.

Anyway, an easy solution that seems to work (but you can test it more) is to divide the result of your calculation by 24.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
01-01-06, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By buffotoad

Is this RAM OK?

I have a dell 4600 w/512 mb ram. I have read that dells are picky about adding ram, so I am thinking of replacing the existing 512 with 2 sticks of the ram below. Is the ram below good for the...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-28-05, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By buffotoad

Does any audio come through for ANY part of the...

Does any audio come through for ANY part of the DVD on the second setup, or is the audio not playing for just for the 3 interviews?
Forum: Tech Talk
10-27-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By buffotoad

Thanks for the help - I got my order in!

Thanks for the help - I got my order in!
Forum: Tech Talk
10-27-05, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By buffotoad

I apologize in advance for asking the following...

I apologize in advance for asking the following really basic question:

The advertised memory above states: 1GB (2 x 512mb) dual channel kit.

Does that mean that the 1gb is comprised of 2...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-27-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By buffotoad

I need real quick help with RAM purchase

I am not very knowledgable about RAM - very confusing for me. I have a Dell Dimension 4600. I would like to upgrade the RAM to 1g. Will this RAM work well in the 4600? It is on sale only today.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-21-05, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By buffotoad

Sorry I didn't give a clearer explanation before....

Sorry I didn't give a clearer explanation before. My pc wouldn't shut down like yours was doing - it would freeze at the Aptiva logo screen, but the pc would stay on. It would sit on that screen...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-21-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By buffotoad

DVD P- it is working fine again, but I don't know...

DVD P- it is working fine again, but I don't know why.

I replaced the C: drive with another hard drive (that I don't know what was on it). It still wouldn't do anything, but I don't know if an...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-21-05, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By buffotoad

Dead computer - can it be fixed?

I have an old IBM Aptiva 500 mhz, XP-Pro, fully patched. It booted fine yesterday and I used it briefly. All I did was access the internet. I made no hardware or software changes recently.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-07-05, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By buffotoad

Highlight the cell with 4 in it (you'll see a...

Highlight the cell with 4 in it (you'll see a little box appear in the lower right corner of the cell).
Hold down the Ctrl key, and put the cursor over the little box (you'll see a little + sign...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-05-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By buffotoad

Your results with MS Anti-Spyware program?

I have been comparing MS Anti-Spyware, Spybot, and Ad-Aware for over a month. All three are kept up to date. I don't delete the bad items each finds until after I run all three so that I can see...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-03-05, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By buffotoad

Terrell, no need to go further with this. As I...

Terrell, no need to go further with this. As I suspected, the owner didn't know the admin password. I had a utility that I had used in the past that booted from a floppy and allowed changing of the...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-02-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By buffotoad

Terrell - what is referenced in your link is...

Terrell - what is referenced in your link is exactly what is happening.

I am trying to contact the pc's owner to see if he knows the password, but am getting no answer.

Let's call it a night,...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-02-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By buffotoad

No, cannot bring up task bar - cannot do anything...

No, cannot bring up task bar - cannot do anything but move the mouse cursor, but there is nothing to select.

When booting into other modes by pressing F8, it hangs on AGP440.SYS, or something...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-02-05, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By buffotoad

Terrell, I am not able to make the changes you...

Terrell, I am not able to make the changes you suggested above.

I ran Regseeker to clean up the registry junk. Now XP won't start at all - all I get is a blue screen that says Windows XP, with...
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