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Computer Hardware

  1. Should I replace my TNT m64 video card?

  2. My CD/DVD drive operation is intermittent. What is wrong?

  3. When I use the scroll wheel on my mouse, it seems slow and jerky. What is causing it?

  4. I have several computer parts that I would like to use. How can I find out who made my parts?

  5. I have a DVD-R/RW drive. I have heard that the new 4x -R/-RW media can cause problems on some drives. What does it do?

  6. Does the USB cable make any difference regarding versions 1.1 and 2.0 or will any USB cable do the job?

  7. I want to buy a case with clear side panels and add neon lighting inside to show off my components and wiring. Can you tell me anything about how to go about it?

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Windows XP

  1. I understand that System Restore and the Recycle Bin use large amounts of my disk by default. How can I reduce the amount of space these utilities waste?  

  2. I would like to sort my photos and music files so that I can find them more easily. Do you know any way that I can do that in Windows XP?

  3. Every time a Windows XP program crashes, I get a message asking if I want to report the crash specifics to Microsoft. How can I stop this prompt from occurring?

  4. Occasionally while I am typing, I sometimes push in the CAPS LOCK key. Is there a way to stop this from occurring or is there any way that I can be warned when it happens?

  5. Whenever I start my computer, I'm asked to choose from a menu. Both choices are Windows XP Pro. One is from a failed installation. How do get rid of the failed installation choice in the menu?

  6. I have loaded a lot of programs on my Windows XP computer. My computer starts up a lot slower than it did. I would like to speed up my boot process. Is there an easy way to do that?

  7. I installed a game using my CD-ROM drive and want to run the game from my DVD-ROM drive, but the system tells me that I have to put the CD in the CD-ROM drive. What can I do?

  8. Can I safely make changes to my Windows registry without backing it up or should I pay someone to do it? 

  9. When I insert a DVD or CD into my DVD/CD ROM drive, it will start different applications or begin playing music from the disk. How can I stop my computer from starting the DVD or CD when I insert it?
  10. After I upgraded to a broadband from a dial-up account. I began to receive spam messages that just pop up on my computer screen. They look like real Windows messages and not like normal Internet pop-up ads. How can I get rid of these annoying messages?

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Windows 2000

  1. I understand that System Restore and the Recycle Bin use large amounts of my disk by default. How can I reduce the amount of space these utilities waste?  

  2. Occasionally while I am typing, I sometimes push in the CAPS LOCK key. Is there a way to stop this from occurring or is there any way that I can be warned when it happens?

  3. When I press START -> PROGRAMS in Windows 2000, I get only see part of my installed programs. How do I make all of my programs appear all of the time?

  4. Can I safely make changes to my Windows registry without backing it up or should I pay someone to do it? 

  5. After I upgraded to a broadband from a dial-up account. I began to receive spam messages that just pop up on my computer screen. They look like real Windows messages and not like normal Internet pop-up ads. How can I get rid of these annoying messages?

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Windows NT

  1. I have lost control of the mouse on my computer running Microsoft Windows NT4 Workstation. I am afraid to shut it down by powering it off and want to shut it down normally. How can I do that without mouse control?

  2. Can I safely make changes to my Windows registry without backing it up or should I pay someone to do it? 

  3. After I upgraded to a broadband from a dial-up account. I began to receive spam messages that just pop up on my computer screen. They look like real Windows messages and not like normal Internet pop-up ads. How can I get rid of these annoying messages?

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Windows ME, 98, and 95

  1. I understand that System Restore and the Recycle Bin use large amounts of my disk by default. How can I reduce the amount of space these utilities waste?  

  2. Occasionally while I am typing, I sometimes push in the CAPS LOCK key. Is there a way to stop this from occurring or is there any way that I can be warned when it happens?

  3. Can I safely make changes to my Windows registry without backing it up or should I pay someone to do it? 

  4. Every time I install something new, Windows 98se always asks for the Windows CD. Is there something I can do to make Windows stop asking for the disk? 

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Computer Applications and Utilities

  1. How can I break up long audio files so I can burn them on a CD?

  2. I use Microsoft Outlook for my e-mail, contacts, and task manager. I want to reformat my hard drive and reinstall all of the programs on my computer. How do I restore my Outlook data?

  3. I'd like to capture some images from a DVD running on my PC but all I get is a green box. Why does this happen? 

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Virus', Spyware, and Spam

  1. I have the Klez virus on my computer. What should I do?

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PDA

  1. I want to clear the contents of my Palm handheld computer and start all over again. How can I do that?

  2. I don't seem to get nearly the battery life out of my Palm III that I used to. I just leave it on its cradle at the office. How can I prolong battery life?

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Audio

  1. How can I break up long audio files so I can burn them on a CD?

  2. I installed two sub-woofers on one sub-woofer amplifier. I have both wired out of phase with the other. It sounds like crap. What is wrong?

  3. I have several audio parts that I would like to use. How can I find out who made my parts?

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Other

  1. I want to operate the transmitter drawer of my Emcee transmitter without the power amp. What  pins do I need to short  on the interlock to accomplish this?

  2. I have several electronic parts that I would like to use. How can I find out who made my parts?

  3. I would like to find a someone to help me learn and become more skilled at computers, electronics, and other technical issues. Will you become my mentor?

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