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    Laptop no longer sees MyTouch when connected

    it does show up with a drive letter, but when I click on it (to browse it) it says "please insert disk" (or whatever the message is), as if it's a card reader with no card in it, but the memory card has never been removed). I will try that again, tho'. The work machine has XP Pro on it, my...
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    Laptop no longer sees MyTouch when connected

    So I can't move files from one to the other (or the other way). Up til a couple weeks ago, it was no problem, but after connecting it to my work computer (which didn't recognize it), my computer no longer recognizes it either, nor does my dads. It's a MyTouch 4G, by the way, from T-Mobile...
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    Looking for cellphone

    beware using your phone too much in a weak signal area, because it intensifies its radiation in trying harder to pull in the signal. Actually, beware using your phone a lot period, unless you use one of those wired earpieces to talk or the speakerphone, as a lot of cell phone use (holding it to...
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    need advice, setting up new network

    Thanks John and highspeed for your replies. I'll suggest the NAS and see what they say. highspeed: yes. they have broadband access. I've noticed that switches can be had for peanuts these days at Staples, altho' I don't know how they compare with cisco switches and the security capabilities...
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    need advice, setting up new network

    thanks for your reply. it's going to be a pretty basic network, with no restrictions (none officially yet) on internet access. I'm sure that part is going to change as it is a growing office. I'm thinking perhaps either OpenDNS or an exhaustive hosts file to start. Right now the need is...
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    802.11 wireless - Built in (internal) vs USB plug in??

    as for your assuming everyone would know this is a desktop, I just bought an N adapter for my laptop, which is two years old and only has G built in.
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    need advice, setting up new network

    I'm tasked with putting together a local area network. Done things like that way back in school in NT days, but nothing like that recently, the most I've done is set up local wireless networks where one wired PC and one or two wireless ones needed to access the internet, but not generally each...
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    Solved: No Sound after clean install

    I fixed it, It just needed the drivers from the website. This is interesting, because last time I did a reinstall of XP on this same computer with this same disk, the sound worked fine without my doing anything. In answer to your question, yeah, everything looked good, execpt in properties it...
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    Solved: No Sound after clean install

    here it is. No Yellow exclamation marks.
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    Solved: No Sound after clean install

    I reinstalled Windows XP Home on a Compaq Presario SR1110NX pc which uses Realtek AC'97 Audio. The sound isn't working - it was before the reinstall. I have reinstalled XP ( again, clean install) on this PC before from the same install CD and the sound didn't die then. I'm getting the...
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    constant restarts, no way to get to login screen or safemode.

    This is only a suggestion, but I am having a similar problem on my roommate's laptop, and I'm thinking of downloading Spinrite (from Steve Gibson's site (http://www.grc.com ) as I know it solves a lot of problems, including, seemlingly, this kind. It costs some bux (about $80 or so), but I...
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    Solved: Help needed setting wireless network key

    " Now, here is the rub... When I got to step 8 I found it set to Hex and at step 9 I found there was already a number in WEP Key 1.... it was the number written in my documentation!!!! From this I am assuming that the wireless network is already protected and that anyone cruising up the street...
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    Solved: Printer question. .

    figured it out :)
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    Solved: Printer question. .

    I'm trying to revive an old laserjet printer (HP LaserJet 5L). It's a weird old bird. . where it seems you put the paper in standing up (vertical) and it comes out vertical) . . but when I try to print a test page, it takes the whole stack (of 15 sheets or so) and drags them all the way...
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    Solved: Camcorders

    Thanks. How can you tell which cameras don't compress and which do (during the recording process)? Thanks again.
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