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Forum: News 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By bobafetthotmail
What scares me is that in 20 years we will have...

What scares me is that in 20 years we will have UltraMega3DHHHHD stuff that will fill that with a couple movies.

Or some ridiculous .docxxxx standard for Word documents that manage to waste 100 MB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By bobafetthotmail
I still think that a SSD is a waste of money on a...

I still think that a SSD is a waste of money on a home server OS drive, especially if you plan to use Linux.

A server OS does not need to do anything that requires fast OS-disk access, because...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By bobafetthotmail
In general, the high-end cards of any given...

In general, the high-end cards of any given generation roflstomp all entry-level cards of the 3-4 newer generations that came after them, if not more. This is simply how powerful the graphics...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By bobafetthotmail
In the above text, I see the folllowing: All...

In the above text, I see the folllowing:

All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.

so it will run at max 500 MB/s of transfer speed TO and FROM the device at the same time,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By bobafetthotmail
I assume the issue is that something screwed up...

I assume the issue is that something screwed up the MBR or bootloader. Try this tutorial (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html)

of course no warranties.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Ummm, why you copy-pasted the specs of the card?...

Ummm, why you copy-pasted the specs of the card? I know how to read lol.

I said you need to look at the motherboard specs. If you place a PCIe 3.0 card in a PCIe 2.0 slot, the link will go at PCIe...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By bobafetthotmail
apk files are Android's app packages and you need...

apk files are Android's app packages and you need special software to work with that in Windows.

this thread (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1108798) on Xdadevelopers (android...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Ok, that card can give the speed you require (one...

Ok, that card can give the speed you require (one lane of PCIe 3.0 is around 1 GB/s READ and 1 GB/s WRITE, at the same time). As long as you aren't using other devices connected to the same card...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By bobafetthotmail
afaik, the thing used for activation is the mobo....

afaik, the thing used for activation is the mobo. As long as the mobo remains the same it shouldn't annoy you.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By bobafetthotmail
That's because those sites have Facebook...

That's because those sites have Facebook integration, with Like This buttons. Chrome is designed to spy your every move so it's probably just hiding that behaviour.

For Firefox:

Ghostery addon...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By bobafetthotmail
click on "choose default program" and select...

click on "choose default program" and select again another program.

I don't see what is the issue.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Whatever has an mSATA interface for it will work....

Whatever has an mSATA interface for it will work.

From here SSD Kingston 60GB SM200S3/60G mSATA p/ Ultrabook,tablet - Atera Informática...
Forum: Security News 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Yeah, pirated stuff is an obvious attack vector...

Yeah, pirated stuff is an obvious attack vector for Android. But it is for anything, really.

Technically speaking, not even pros can make more than educated guessess without looking at the source...
Forum: Security News 04 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Wut? Android is basically a very lightweight...

Wut? Android is basically a very lightweight linux distro running on ARM processors. It can run linux programs compiled for its architecture, but of course cannot run x86 programs. It is open-source,...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By bobafetthotmail
As long as they are the same and they are set to...

As long as they are the same and they are set to use a dynamic ip, you just need to change the pc name in control panel --> System

Although that's mainly to ease the troubleshooting.
Forum: Security News 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Well, being open source allows much more devs to...

Well, being open source allows much more devs to look at the code and this means faster fixes, at least on paper.

Let's not forget that Windows isn't opensource yet is perfectly hacked if without...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Hmm... should have explained better that a jumper...

Hmm... should have explained better that a jumper isn't a connector, the little plastic thing with metal inside is supposed to short the two metal pins it is plugged into.

It's a kind of cheap,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Cool, so you are still at it. Another step closer...

Cool, so you are still at it. Another step closer to victory.

Seems like the laptop talks to the controller board (windows detects a new "screen"), but stuff does not reach the actual screen....
Forum: Drivers 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Sorry for late answer, but I rely on email...

Sorry for late answer, but I rely on email notifications, and editing a post does not send one.

Anyway, if not even HDT did detect it and there aren't hardware buttons for bluetooth (or fn key...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Dell, Hp, Lenovo stuff is notoriously difficult...

Dell, Hp, Lenovo stuff is notoriously difficult if not outright impossible to upgrade.

Xeons cost a friggin lot, and may be not available at all.

In your case, the only thing I can use to get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Aug 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By bobafetthotmail
@essenbe: I'm pretty sure that what I said about...

@essenbe: I'm pretty sure that what I said about CPU was correct, although last time I actually checked is more than 6 years ago. I remember the days when the difference between overclockable or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Another system builder's thoughts. For a...

Another system builder's thoughts.

For a long-term build I would choose Ivy Bridge for at least one year, maybe two. Haswell is technically a fourth-generation intel processor but is a...
Forum: Drivers 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Great work on the pics! :cool: Ok, so the...

Great work on the pics! :cool:

Ok, so the bluetooth is an internal module. No, won't ask to dismantle the laptop to get at it. :D

When you changed the hard drive did you reinstall windows? and...
Forum: Drivers 26 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By bobafetthotmail
The bottom of your laptop could be incorrect (I...

The bottom of your laptop could be incorrect (I have also seen netbooks that had the holes and symbols for inserting the SIM card in the onboard 3G modem when the model didn't have any).
Especially...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By bobafetthotmail
Yeah, I've heard around that they will try to...

Yeah, I've heard around that they will try to pull the same concept off on the higher-end ubuntu phones.
If someone makes them, anyway.
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