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Old 10-23-08, 12:21 PM   #1
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Ask your favorite moderator everything about computers.

Your favorite moderator might not be me, though.
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Can Vista be fixed? Does anyone still care?
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I didn't realize moderator implied computer expert. Or is that the point?
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Can Vista be fixed? Does anyone still care?
Yes. Upgrade to Windows XP. Seems to be working for lots of people.
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which mobo should I get that's ddr2 and C2D compatible and a crazy overclocker to replace my P5W DH?
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So, I have a backpack, that can only hold so much weight. I also have several blocks of various precious metals of varying weights and dollar values.

I want to tell if I can put some minimum dollar value of metals in my backpack without going over the weight limit.

Can you tell me whether or not I can do this....in polynomial time? How?
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Yes. Upgrade to Windows XP. Seems to be working for lots of people.
But Crassic, that would be like upgrading your car to a 2004 Honda Accord in 2009.
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Have you tried Windows Mojave?
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But Crassic, that would be like upgrading your car to a 2004 Honda Accord in 2009.
A Honda analogy for MS Windows? Are you sure about that?
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Which flavor of Linux can I use to practice on with a Compaq desktop that is now over 7 years old, no kb, and no mouse? I can't find a flavor that can use my mind as an input device. But say I were able to find a legitimate input device, which flavor without upgrading anything?
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But Crassic, that would be like upgrading your car to a 2004 Honda Accord in 2009.
That would be a nice step up from my 98 Civic.
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What kind of computers are you, PCad, Jules, Pgoat and Substructure using to answer our questions?
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which mobo should I get that's ddr2 and C2D compatible and a crazy overclocker to replace my P5W DH?
I haven't been in the overclocking scene in years. Moved on to bigger and better things

However, I recommend that you stick with ASUS, since they make excellent motherboards (unless a new player came on) and give you a hell of a lot of flexibility regarding OC'ing.

Let me point you to the right locations to help you in your search.

Good luck!
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So, I have a backpack, that can only hold so much weight. I also have several blocks of various precious metals of varying weights and dollar values.

I want to tell if I can put some minimum dollar value of metals in my backpack without going over the weight limit.

Can you tell me whether or not I can do this....in polynomial time? How?
I have a meeting in two minutes. Let me get back to you on this one.
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But Crassic, that would be like upgrading your car to a 2004 Honda Accord in 2009.
2004s are easier to maintain, and are solid autos!
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What kind of computers are you, PCad, Jules, Pgoat and Substructure using to answer our questions?
Right now, I'm using an IBM Thinkpad T60 with Intel Centrino Duo (4985ABG WiFi, Intel C2D T2400 at 1.83 GHz) and 1GB of RAM. Somehow, the folks at my company successfully turned it into a slow turd.

At home, I have a HP nw8240, an IBM Thinkpad R40, a Dell Dimension XPS T450 (future web/storage server) and a Dell Latitude XPi that needs restoration. I also have a Compaq Presario 2100 that I was given as a gift that'll be going to my sis.

Freelance work's awesome.
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