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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By alphanumeric
If that motherboard is for the Dell listed in...

If that motherboard is for the Dell listed in your system specs, it should have the same OEM BIOS SLIC table as the original. If it didn't you would be getting prompted to activate Windows. A clean...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By alphanumeric
You could try running sysprep What is Sysprep?...

You could try running sysprep What is Sysprep? (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/cc721940(v=ws.10).aspx) on it just before you move it to the other PC.
Forum: News 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
I'm already doing that. :D I have RISC OS on one,...

I'm already doing that. :D I have RISC OS on one, REASBIAN on another and RASPBMC on a third. Power down, swap the card, and boot up. For me its just to try the different OS's to see what I like and...
Forum: News 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
You could do both. You could put it in one of...

You could do both. You could put it in one of these to show it off and still use it for something.

https://www.adafruit.com/products/1985

Even if you don't use it right away. Mounted in the...
Forum: News 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
I bought the ribbon cable and break out board so...

I bought the ribbon cable and break out board so I can play with the GPIO pins. I'm an electronic technician so that type of stuff interests me. I bought the camera module and a WIFI dongle and a...
Forum: News 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
No, no SATA connectors. The OS runs from an SC...

No, no SATA connectors. The OS runs from an SC card. The B+ that I have has a Micro SD card slot, 4 USB 2 ports, and HDMI out. Model B+ | Raspberry Pi...
Forum: News 12 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
New versions of NOOBS and RASPBIAN are up for...

New versions of NOOBS and RASPBIAN are up for download here, Downloads | Raspberry Pi (http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/). The Blog post indicated the new versions would have the new browser by...
Forum: News 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By alphanumeric
woot, I just bought a B+. I'll have to check that...

woot, I just bought a B+. I'll have to check that out. Raspbian Wheezy is what I'm currently running too. :D
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By alphanumeric
I traded the Netbook for an Android tablet. My...

I traded the Netbook for an Android tablet. My brother in law wanted it for his daughter. He's happy and I'm happy. The netbook has Windows 7 on it now. The netbook was given to me, so it was a free...
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By alphanumeric
One issue I have is double tapping the touchpad...

One issue I have is double tapping the touchpad isn't doing the double click to open things. I have to tap three times for it to work and even then it sometimes opens behind the current open window....
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By alphanumeric
Looks nice. I'm giving this away, or at least I'm...

Looks nice. I'm giving this away, or at least I'm going to try. ;) If everything works and its not to hard to figure out how to do things, all is good. KISS :)
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By alphanumeric
I installed Lubuntu. Everything seems to be...

I installed Lubuntu. Everything seems to be working. The updater is running now. WIFI works which was my main concern. I'll have to play with it for a bit. The password nag screens when I try to do...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By alphanumeric
Linux on an Acer Aspire One AOA150, recomondations?

I was given an Acer Aspire One AOA150. It originally came with Windows XP. I have Windows 7 on it now but its a little on the slow side. The hardware isn't the fastest, Intel atom Processor and 1.5...
Forum: News 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By alphanumeric
It's complicated because somebody is always...

It's complicated because somebody is always looking for a loop hole to try and get something for nothing. Like buying one copy of something and trying to use it multiple times on multiple PC's. The...
Forum: News 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By alphanumeric
If it's Windows 7 store bought (not preinstalled)...

If it's Windows 7 store bought (not preinstalled) stand alone OEM version, then a call to Microsoft "should" be all you need to do to transfer it to another PC. Assuming you give the right answers to...
Forum: News 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By alphanumeric
If it's a factory OEM Windows 8.x install, the...

If it's a factory OEM Windows 8.x install, the product code / license is baked into the BIOS and locked to that motherboard. Those wouldn't be transferable anyway. The new replacement board, if...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By alphanumeric
As mentioned, its not DOS, its a command shell....

As mentioned, its not DOS, its a command shell. Some things are better done from a command shell than a GUI. It also lets you run scripts to automat things you want to do.
Forum: News 02 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By alphanumeric
I'm sure my former employer is still running a...

I'm sure my former employer is still running a few XP boxes. They are not connected to the Internet so no big deal. Compatibility would also be an issue. They run very specialized software custom...
Forum: News 28 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By alphanumeric
True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't...

True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't Microsoft auditing the Chinese government its it's the Chinese Government going to Microsoft and asking questions.
Forum: News 14 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By alphanumeric
They will have to do something about that issue....

They will have to do something about that issue. Wouldn't surprise me if it is only for corporate products.

Not encouraging for consumers. MS want to "bind us to online and cloud...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Jul 2014
Replies: 279
Views: 11,058
Posted By alphanumeric
My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(

My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(
Forum: System Security 11 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By alphanumeric
As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no...

As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no more data can be written to it. Not by normal means anyway.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 793
Posted By alphanumeric
On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set...

On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set the USB ports to the power supplies Aux +5V bus. If I switch the jumpers to this mode the USB ports stay powered up when the PC is off. In my case it...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By alphanumeric
I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to...

I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to single display. The monitor that is set as the main display is the one that stays on. To switch back to multi monitors I used DisplaySwitch.exe...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By alphanumeric
Have a look at this,...

Have a look at this, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/37625-display-switch-shortcut-create.html
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