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by doghucat
Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: General Software Programs
Topic: Finally a 64bit Firefox
Replies: 3
Views: 1690

Re: Finally a 64bit Firefox

Waterfox works great I have been using it on my Laptop for months seems faster at times then regular FF.
by doghucat
Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Drive Cloning Software (Revisited)
Replies: 7
Views: 2799

Re: Drive Cloning Software (Revisited)

I use Acronis True Image Western Digital a bunch of times and works great its free.
by doghucat
Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Windows 8 Video and a Rant
Replies: 12
Views: 7666

Re: Windows 8 Video and a Rant

I loaded it on my Laptop and it cut the boot times to less than 15 seconds plus there are lots of tweaks and tips that at first glance you do not even know are there for use. Plus the main thing to remember is it is the developers version not a finished product. Check out the Windows 8 Forums for lo...
by doghucat
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: OCZ Vertex 2 100GB SSD Hanging On System Boot
Replies: 5
Views: 3504

Re: OCZ Vertex 2 100GB SSD Hanging On System Boot

I just RMAed an SSD OCZ Vertex 2 ex 120gig for only showing formatted 107 gig and also not giving advertised speeds, it was fast but not as fast as advertised and had no other issues just saw were they were replacing the drives with the 32gig die drives that format to 111gig.
by doghucat
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Question about SSDs and laptops.
Replies: 4
Views: 1851

Re: Question about SSDs and laptops.

I have no bios adjustment to set drive controller to the AHCI runs in ide mode and do not get the faster speeds any one have any ideas HP dv9720us Laptop
by doghucat
Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: OFF Topic (ie: nothing about computers)
Topic: Gas Prices
Replies: 6
Views: 1806

Gas Prices

THIS IS NOT THE 'DON'T BUY' GAS FOR ONE DAY, BUT IT WILL SHOW YOU HOW WE CAN GET GAS BACK DOWN TO $1.30 PER GALLON. This was sent by a retired Coca Cola executive. It came from one of his engineer buddies who retired from Halliburton. If you are tired of the gas prices going up AND they will continu...
by doghucat
Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: General Mobile Computing
Topic: New hard drive
Replies: 18
Views: 5432

Re: New hard drive

Do we see that much of a improvement going to a 7200rpm drive or is it worth the SSD upgrade just picked up a Notebook has a 160 and a 250 5400 drives and one show error sector count issues so i might have to replace the one. Plus is is worth the switch to 64 bit OS. HP dv9720US is the Model and thi...
by doghucat
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: General Software Programs
Topic: Has anyone used Opera?
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Re: Has anyone used Opera?

I have used it ever since FF started doing the is still running glitch and cannot be killed by the task manager and will not close. I like Opera as much as FF and it has some nice features.
by doghucat
Mon Jun 16, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Lapping Guide
Replies: 25
Views: 29054

Re: Lapping Guide

The black original black pin protector was on the bottom of the cpu before i put the masking take on the chip to add extra protection
by doghucat
Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Lapping Guide
Replies: 25
Views: 29054

Re: Lapping Guide

I used an extra protection of masking tape on the back side of my E8400 when I lapped mijn a couple of days ago a because, it was or had a dimple in it, and i had to lap the heatsink also, which had a dimple on it also a X-1283 cool temps are the result.
by doghucat
Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: I run on a UPS. Do you?
Replies: 31
Views: 5100

Re: I run on a UPS. Do you?

One article I have read in a mag says that surge protectors should be replaced every 2 years or so they loss there ability to protect after so many years.
by doghucat
Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: TV Tuner Card - Suggestions needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1618

Re: TV Tuner Card - Suggestions needed

Check out the Green Button or the Missing Remote for ideas I have the HVR-1600 which works great for Qam and analog programs with vista Media Center and there are better card like the M-780. Those two sites will give you lots of suggestions plus check out HTPC Forums for more info.
by doghucat
Thu May 29, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: I run on a UPS. Do you?
Replies: 31
Views: 5100

Re: I run on a UPS. Do you?

Yes all systems 4 total use APC UPS one is a 700BB. a 750BB, a 750G, and a BE800blk have used then for years and usually replace battery every 2-3 years if not sooner. Power around this area is always going up and down and was having a problem with over voltage for quite a long time until they final...
by doghucat
Mon May 05, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Lets make a list and check it twice.
Replies: 75
Views: 9908

Re: Lets make a list and check it twice.

I just put together a system with the Asus P5k mobo and the E8400 and its fast and stable does superpi 1m at 15.7 sec and the 16 k at .69 sec at stock speeds there are some with stuck temp diodes so i would not get the open box E8400 got mine for $199.00 free shipping new egg runs cool. The cooler i...
by doghucat
Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...
Replies: 50
Views: 10623

Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Got my e-mail yesterday to say product was shipped
by doghucat
Fri Apr 18, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Extremely ANGRY!! Western Digital HDD... dead?
Replies: 22
Views: 5870

Re: Extremely ANGRY!! Western Digital HDD... dead?

I just RMA'ed a WD 250 ys and they did not ask me for no invoice just the serial number and overnight aired me my new drive with a 5 year warranty.
by doghucat
Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...
Replies: 50
Views: 10623

Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

My three months are up went by fast got letter from MS I can remove there software and the software i chose in in the mail it was worth the 3 months of big brother looking over my shoulder to get 600.00 dollars of software and they even gave me a WFPanel clener to remove there software Thanks MS
by doghucat
Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: AMD Processor Forum
Topic: black edition ?
Replies: 15
Views: 4373

Re: black edition ?

I have the 5000+ Black running at 3.2 with a Zalman 9500 in a Centurian o5 case and it idles at about 27 - 28 hits about 47 under dual cpu load and the case temp runs about 26 c very nice chip but a little slow conpared to my P5K with E6750.
by doghucat
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: General Software Programs
Topic: FireFox's latest update?
Replies: 9
Views: 3026

Re: FireFox's latest update?

I also had issues and they are unexplained after the update to FF 2 unexpected shutdowns, checked for errors and none cane be found in memory or in problem reports so i will wait and see if I get a third shutdown.
by doghucat
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:08 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Build new computer $1000
Replies: 9
Views: 1813

Re: Build new computer $1000

I to agree with the modular PS never used one till my last build and you wouldn't think it makes that much of a difference but boy does it clean up some unused cables. I used the Antec Neo-Power 550 runs quite and cool in a P-182 case. Using the Logitech 110 nice keyboard but upgraded to the LX7 mou...