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Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Lava King
I put Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a 7 year old Toshiba...

I put Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a 7 year old Toshiba notebook that originally had Windows Vista. There was no drama at all and everything works fine as far as I can tell.

I don't have experience with...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Lava King
I prefer the optical because it is NOT an...

I prefer the optical because it is NOT an electrical connection between the PC and audio receiver and therefore there's a much lesser chance of getting PC noise (buzz, hum, hash etc.) out of your...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Lava King
Hello Paul, The views don't correspond to...

Hello Paul,

The views don't correspond to actual people, there are any number of search engine indexing bots looking at the forum.

Can't help you with all your questions, but here's what I've...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jul 2014
Replies: 552
Views: 13,724
Posted By Lava King
My "backup solution" for my media repository...

My "backup solution" for my media repository arrived yesterday (Friday).

Two Western Digital My Book 4TB external drives.

Inateck USB 3.0 PCIe 2-port card with power adapter cables and low...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Lava King
Pretty! :D ...something else that I can...

Pretty! :D

...something else that I can spend money on...:shock:
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 85
Views: 2,302
Posted By Lava King
Looks great, NoN. What is the card just...

Looks great, NoN.

What is the card just above the PSU?




Kent
Forum: Benchmarks 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 20,235
Posted By Lava King
Be careful, replacing parts from overclocking can...

Be careful, replacing parts from overclocking can be expensive.[/QUOTE]

Oh I didn't mean OC, I don't know enough to try it so I don't, too risky. :p Although I guess 3000 score is good...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By Lava King
It looks like you're using the Toshiba...

It looks like you're using the Toshiba application for Bluetooth, I'm using the built-in Windows Bluetooth services.

Did you pair the phone with the PC? If not, then that will have to be done...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,583
Posted By Lava King
A mutant! Burn it! :p:p Interesting. Do...

A mutant! Burn it! :p:p

Interesting. Do they go both ways? Uh, what I mean is, are there cables available that go in the opposite direction from the one pictured?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,583
Posted By Lava King
The nomenclature is rather weird, they should...

The nomenclature is rather weird, they should have been called "up" and "down."

If the drive is sitting on a table, right-side-up, and you're looking at the connector end, then:


Left = Cable...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By Lava King
Our tech toys can be frustrating at times, can't...

Our tech toys can be frustrating at times, can't they? :eek:

You've established a working Bluetooth connection so half the battle is won.

Here are the Bluetooth settings on the PC that I send...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By Lava King
Not trying to confuse the issue, but another...

Not trying to confuse the issue, but another alternative is to transfer your pictures to the PC via BlueTooth. Yeah, it's even "slower as" ;) but it's nearly painless once it's set up.

I set the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By Lava King
I realize that our phones are different, but...

I realize that our phones are different, but perhaps this will help...

On my phone (HTC Thunderbolt) I can go to Settings>Personal>Connect to PC where I can set the default action (Charge Only,...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 715
Posted By Lava King
Ah, I see what you are saying. The Reset...

Ah, I see what you are saying.

The Reset button is an alternative to turning off the power, it is not supposed to be a graceful restart.

The proper use of the Reset button is when the computer...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 715
Posted By Lava King
cgentil, Your mainboard does not have a...

cgentil,

Your mainboard does not have a separate Sleep input, it has only Power and Reset inputs.

The button with the circular arrow is Reset, every Sleep button that I've seen has a picture of...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Lava King
Very cool, can you post a picture of the coin? ...

Very cool, can you post a picture of the coin?

I have a clear recollection of watching the Apollo 11 launch (I was a month and a half shy of 7 years old) on live TV but I don't recall seeing the...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 279
Views: 9,204
Posted By Lava King
My most sincere condolences to Pam and the rest...

My most sincere condolences to Pam and the rest of the family.

Gary will most certainly be missed.
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Lava King
Unfortunately, this has been going on for quite...

Unfortunately, this has been going on for quite some time. About 15 years ago I worked in a TV and VCR repair shop, even then we had to charge a flat rate for repairs because a new TV or VCR would...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Jul 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Lava King
If your monitor has built-in speakers, then HDMI...

If your monitor has built-in speakers, then HDMI would be your best option since it carries both video and audio. If your monitor doesn't have speakers, then either HDMI or DVI will work equally...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lava King
Min FPS is only 1 FPS lower and 8 degrees cooler...

Min FPS is only 1 FPS lower and 8 degrees cooler while gaming, I'd stick with the 4.2 GHz unless it causes a noticeable difference in gameplay.

How is the CPU stability at 4.5 GHz?
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Lava King
That converter should work. Use the S-video...

That converter should work. Use the S-video connector for best video quality. You'll still need to use the Red and White RCA connectors to get the audio.
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Jun 2014
Replies: 945
Views: 157,575
Posted By Lava King
Well, my phone has a front facing camera but I'm...

Well, my phone has a front facing camera but I'm afraid I'd break it. :eek::eek:
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,691
Sticky: Today [14.2]
Views: 30,418
Posted By Lava King
Nice vintage equipment collection. :D I'm...

Nice vintage equipment collection. :D

I'm not an avid listener, but I do like to occasionally run up and down the shortwave bands.
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,691
Sticky: Today [14.2]
Views: 30,418
Posted By Lava King
Oh my, a Zenith Trans-Oceanic. :drool: I'm...

Oh my, a Zenith Trans-Oceanic. :drool:

I'm happy enough with my Realistic DX-66 multiband receiver. :D

Yep, the real ones send black stealth choppers. If it's a black van, then they're...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Lava King
What inputs are available on your TV? It's...

What inputs are available on your TV? It's unlikely to have digital inputs but I have seen some older CRT TVs with VGA inputs (VGA is considered an analog signal).

If it has only S-video or...
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