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Forum: Tech Talk
09-12-02, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Kevlar

I don't quite get what you mean here. My point...

I don't quite get what you mean here. My point is DSL does not share the same pipe back to the main hub with 50-100 other homes or how ever many homes are on your cable loop. DSL is a straight...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-11-02, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Kevlar

If you only want to hook 2 computers to each...

If you only want to hook 2 computers to each other you dont need a router, you just need a cat5 crossover cable. The standard cables are made to hook into a modem/router/whatever but if you want a...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-11-02, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Kevlar

Check what limitations the providers put on the...

Check what limitations the providers put on the accounts. The cable service in my area limits newsgroup downloads to 1G per month. Thats crap if you are downloading binaries.

DSL does not have...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-29-02, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Kevlar

Spending more money on the top of the line...

Spending more money on the top of the line computer is not the best way to go. That computer is not significantly more powerful than say a 2.0Ghz but costs much more.

The most advanced chips are...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-24-02, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Kevlar

The router will determine what you need. Some...

The router will determine what you need. Some run through NIC cards using cat5 cable looks like a big phone jack, some use 10base2 looks like a big screw on metal connector. Some use your USB...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-24-02, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Kevlar

Internet connection sharing works okay, but the...

Internet connection sharing works okay, but the router is a much better solution. If the host computer has any type of problem it is going to affect the other computer as well. The biggest pain in...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-24-02, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Kevlar

If its happening at startup then its something...

If its happening at startup then its something you installed or a spyware program installed for you.

Go into your start\menu\run and in the box type msconfig. Once the panel pops up go to startup...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-17-02, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Kevlar

I have an SB live and I really can tell a...

I have an SB live and I really can tell a difference between it and my very old original soundblaster I bought years ago. I have a 4 speaker system and while it may be a bit louder than a 2 speaker...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-13-02, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Kevlar

I think he is talking about actual mounting space...

I think he is talking about actual mounting space not IDE cables. For the answer, technically no you do not NEED to have a HDD mounted into the chassis. I run mine outside the chassis all the time...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-11-02, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By Kevlar

If you go into control panel/system menu and look...

If you go into control panel/system menu and look around you can find the check box to disable the restore feature of windows ME. Once disabled you should be able to delete the files. It was a...
Forum: Movie Talk
07-06-02, 11:48 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,129
Posted By Kevlar

The Doom Generation. I don't even know if...

The Doom Generation.

I don't even know if its on dvd but it was the worst film I have ever been unlucky enough to watch. I only rented it because I wanted to see Rose McGowan naked but even...
07-06-02, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Kevlar

Why switch at all? Why not just go directly into...

Why switch at all? Why not just go directly into the tv? Anytime you add a switch to something you increase the amount of interference/jitter. Unless you have more components than you have inputs...
07-06-02, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Kevlar

You give up size but get a brighter picture. A...

You give up size but get a brighter picture. A tube will not suffer from burn in like a projection set so if you plan on letting the kids play video games on your tv then the tube is what you want.
07-06-02, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Kevlar

For my receiver to decode I have to set its input...

For my receiver to decode I have to set its input to 5.1DD or 5.1DTS. You also need to make sure you have the correct audio setup from the dvd player.

I also don't know what composite audio is. ...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-05-02, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Kevlar

Hey Jolt addict I have the same system, p42.0A...

Hey Jolt addict I have the same system, p42.0A with the 845G from MSI. I bought the 'g' for the DDR333 support, I put 512 pc2700 ram in it. I am a little afraid of oc'ing this thing. Its plenty...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-05-02, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Kevlar

Its a very nice systems for the price. A...

Its a very nice systems for the price.

A couple things that could be improved without breaking the bank, you could go with a 333DDR motherboard and PC2700 RAM. That hard drive is a bit on the...
Forum: Tech Talk
07-04-02, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Kevlar

Dont worry about the seagate its arguably the...

Dont worry about the seagate its arguably the best performing drive you can get for the $$. I went with the same size (60gb) and mine is performing flawlessly. I have tons of HDD's installed on my...
07-03-02, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,453
Posted By Kevlar

I would avoid any HTB (home theater in a box)...

I would avoid any HTB (home theater in a box) system from any manufacturer. There is just not much quality there. Since you are getting a bargain price and low quality equipment the warrany might...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-30-02, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Kevlar

svcd and divx are 2 different formats. You can...

svcd and divx are 2 different formats. You can get divx to play on the windows media player with just a codec update. I have dvd players installed but I cannot get svcd to play on windows media...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-30-02, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Kevlar

Actually the AMD 'comparative' speeds are very...

Actually the AMD 'comparative' speeds are very misleading. The new northwood pentiums far outclass them. It was a marketing strategy that was ok for its time but that time has passed. AMD has...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-30-02, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Kevlar

I don't know if its possible. To watch SVCD you...

I don't know if its possible. To watch SVCD you can use any dvd player software though. I have power dvd and it plays fine. Just go to file mode if you are not playing off a svcd burned disk. It...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-30-02, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By Kevlar

Hmm time to upgrade my video card... I...

Hmm time to upgrade my video card...

I measured a 4431 on my Geforce2 GTS.

Its the only component I held over when I built my
new computer.

Intel P4 2.0Ghz processor,
MSI 845G mobo running...
06-27-02, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By Kevlar

http://dvd.ign.com/articles/038/038313p1.html ...

http://dvd.ign.com/articles/038/038313p1.html

This is the unit I own. I bought it at best buy a few years ago. When I bought my first receiver it didn't have dolby digital decoding but it was 5.1...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-27-02, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By Kevlar

Jumbo that usually won't work unless you format...

Jumbo that usually won't work unless you format the HDD first. If the program detects a previous version of windows it wont do a clean install. You need to actually get to the windows itself to...
06-26-02, 01:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,453
Posted By Kevlar

Its all a numbers game. If you pay 10 percent of...

Its all a numbers game. If you pay 10 percent of the base cost of something for an extended warranty then that warranty is probably worth half that.

Big ticket items that *usually* dont break...
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