FRONTECH tv tuner card - stuck lost - urgent help needed hi guys friends and buddies........ A good news for me and also a bad news for me (not so bad bcz u poeple r there) My uncle recently purchased a computer and for some reason he did not like his tuner tv card... So obviously guess who got it...well me.. (Note I have never seen or used Tv tuner card before in my life) It had written frontech on it (possibly an Internal TV tuner card) and is now inside my pc....(but has no remote with it) Also there …

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BOOTING windows xp FROM USB PEN drive...!!! Hi gurus and dear friends, I had this question in my mind form last so so many days... Q1. Can we boot our desktop or laptop computer from USB Pen drive of say 512 MB or 1 GB...????? Q2. If yes can we use installed programs and applications on hard disk of our desktop or laptop after booting from pen drive...????? Also how do we prepare pen drive so that its bootable...???? Q3. In case of laptop is it possible that through EXTERNAL hard disk (which has SAY windows xp installed meaning thereby …

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POSSIBLE windows registry error - urgent attention Hi friends, I dont know why but every now and then i am getting these two error messages... [URL=http://img82.imageshack.us/my.php?image=errormessage12py.gif][IMG]http://img82.imageshack.us/img82/5908/errormessage12py.th.gif[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://img82.imageshack.us/my.php?image=errormessage26fc.gif][IMG]http://img82.imageshack.us/img82/1346/errormessage26fc.th.gif[/IMG][/URL] would really appreciate if someone can throw a light about what exactly needs to be done and what exactly is the problem.... anxiously awaiting for the solution and advice.... thanks and best regards, sunando

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very very critical I had downloaded several pdf files from a website but whenever i try to open them i get the following message... "the files are damaged and cannot be repaired" but other friends of mine are able to open the same after downloading from the same website... plz help......... I am using windows xp home edition...and adobe reader 7 and internet explorer 6 regards, sunandoghosh at rediffmail dot com

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TravelMate 3212NWXMi - Urgent RAM Upgradation...!!! Respected nerds, techs, geeks and dear fellow members, After months and years of waiting and speculation; I (poor soul who managed to purchase laptop first time in life) purchased one laptop few months back - TravelMate 3212NWXMi - Presently by default the laptop came with - 1. 60 GB Hard Disk 2. 256 MB DDR II Now I am finding that both of the above is posing as a terrible constraint in my use of laptop. The laptop is terribly slowly and I find it very diffcult to use in reading word documents; PDFs …

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Using Indian Laptop in UK...adapter getting extremely heated...??? Hi I am using 3212NWXMi Acer Laptop which i had purchased in India. The indian plugs are round shaped. But the sockets in UK require square pins. So i purchased one adapter through which i can plug indian round pins into sockets of UK for powering my laptop. PROBLEM: The laptop power adapter is becoming extremely hot within 20-30 minutes of connecting it to power source. I fear that my laptop motherboard might burn due to high power. I am not a technical guy and does not understand what is ampere watt …

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Portable Laptop Travel Speaker - value for money.! Hi friends and tech experts Its after a very very long time that I am posting a query. It has been truly quite a while and i have been caught up with my job and work. I need one suggestion / help / advice: I have to travel a lot and am bachelor. My life is very lonely and everyday after work i when i return home the only way i can keep myself cheer up is by listening to music old songs / ghazals / music / sometimes watching movies etc …

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Hard Disk - One Partition Unaccessible...!!! Hi I have attached three hard disks and have booted from one hard disk...but why one of partition (partition J ) of another hard disk is not getting accessed from the hard disk from which i have booted. Normally i was able to access it in the past. Restarted but does not help. Also when I try to access the same partition J by booting from its own hard disk; its accessible; this means there is nothing wrong in partition J. Any idea / suggestion as to how i can access partition J data …

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BEST DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER AND SMALL MIC IN USA...!!! Hi everyone...!!! I am an indian right now in usa on a short trip. I am here for just 4 more days. I want to PURCHASE -------- THE BEST DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER - the objective is to be able to rcord all important conversations and discussions at meeting, seminar, chat with client, lectures at vaious places etc. I tried a lot to find a good digital voice recorder in india Kolkata but was not able to find one inspite of having spent 4-5 days. Now since I am in USA (technologically …

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networking - How to share printer - please help...!!! Respected Tech Gurus, Please help me with following: There are two computers A and B (say).(They are in two adjacent rooms) A has windows advanced server 2000 OS. B has windows XP professional OS. HP laserjet 3015 is connected to computer B. Now I want to take printouts on Hp laser jet printer from Computer A also at times. I understand that this requires networking. However, I am NOT a very computer savvy person and therefore need help. I have purchased CAT 5 cross over cable and Compex 8 port switch. …

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FILE BACKUP AND TRANSFER SOFTWARE - BEST...!!! Hi everyone...!!! WHICH IS THE BEST SOFTWARE (PREFERABLY FREEWARE) CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR FILE BACK UP AND TRANSFER...??????? (NOT SYSTEM CLONING but only data/file backup and transfer) Scenario: I am having one Hard Disk of say 200 GB with three partitions 20 GB; 40GB; and 140 GB Balance. There is a huge amount of valuable data (only) of somehwhat say 70 GB on 3rd partition of 140 GB. I want to move (transfer - not back up) this 70 GB of voluminous data from this 3rd partition to another Hard disk of 160 GB …

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UPS - which; how; what vs inverter Respected knowledgeable members and dear friends... I have been lately thinking of buying a UPS fro my pc as there are many times sudden power cut leading to improper shut down...and last few days its more frequent... I have absolutely no idea as to which company's UPS in India (me from Kolkata) is best; CAN anyone plz advice which company's UPS are best and how much time it gives once power cut is there....???????? ALSO will going for an invereter (instead of UPS) would be a good idea considering the fact that inverter …

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outlook 2003 and exchange 2003 - urgent issues - very urgent...??? In my office I am sure that Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 is being used. (I really don't know why it is being used and heard for first time in life such a product from microsoft). Also Microsoft office Outlook 2003 is being used. Now my issues/problems: 1. In my office desktop, all emails that i get gets downloaded so later on when i want to use a particular email from my home using webaccess the email is not avaialble. what i want: a. how can i do the settings …

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Respected Techies and dear friends... One question...??? How can i download all topics with replies of a forum for offline later viewing/reading...??? Obviously one way is opening each topic and saving the web page but its too time consuming...as there may be hundreds of topics in a forum with each topic having multiple replies... what i am looking for is any way in which all topics/replies from a particular forum gets downloaded....???? (the best ideal solution which i am looking for is say a forum available offline as if i am online) any software / program...(not requiring programming as i …

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COMPUTER - COLD COUGH SNEEZING....!!!! Dear friends A silly problem as it may appear to u people but really really a big problem for me. The fact is that I have to sit at my home computer in my room whole day (yes i am going unemployed these days) and work on computer. So the machine is almost on for 24 hours. Now problem is that in case i put off the ceiling fan in my room fan, the CPU gets very heated and a strange noise starts coming from it and the intensity and pitch of noise goes on …

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windows service pack 2 installation - unique problem please help me........!!!! Respected techs and dear forum members, I have installed a fresh copy of windows xp (without having sp 2 onto it) on my hard disk. After that i tried to update windows through tools>windows update. It took so so many hours to download service pack2. Now after that i was prompted by the system to click so that update (service pack 2) be installed. I did click and it started installing. The Installtion process of service pack 2 was going smoothly until the last screen (i believe it was …

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GRAND COMBINATION - POSSIBLE OR NOT...????? LAPTOP - USING ONLY MONITOR + KEYBOARD + MOUSE (SEPARATELY USB ATTACHED) PLUS DESKTOP COMPUTER CASE/CABINET ONLY - CONSISTING OF MOTHERBOARD, HARD DISK, RAM Respected Tech gurus nerds and dear friends Well I am having a desktop presently with 2 GB of RAM. (I am very soon upgrading to 4 GB of RAM) Also I have 400 GB hard disk with certain heavy applications like SAP, Oracle, CRM, XI, Netweaver etc on it. Also I use 915 Intel cheapset. Now I am habituated to this high end machine. However the laptop has just 40 …

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Since no one ever replied to my previous post [url]http://www.daniweb.com/techtalkforums/thread33862.html[/url] , I am rephrasing and refining my q....plz ans this time ULTIMATE HARD DISK SETTINGS - brain racking question Respected Tech gurus and dear forum members Here goes the situation: I have one INTEL 865 GBF motherboard As far as I have understood (and correct me if i am wrong) i can attach six devices (be it Hard disk or optical drive). Two sata hard disks can be attached to two sata interfaces and Two pata hard disks cab be attached to EACH ide interfaces Thus all in all 6 …

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Please guide me - confused with SATA PATA Primary Secondary master Slave...!!! Respected members and gurus, I am a non technical person and am only good at using computers for my finance jobs and NOT configuring it. From last three days I have been reading and reading and reading about SATA PATA Primary Secondary master slave and so on...but now i think i really need help as my head is spinning... WHAT I HAVE: # Intel Motherboard 865GBF # Two Hard disks Disk One is PATA of 80 GB having windows 2000 advanced server loaded by my company (beyond my …

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WIN $ 50 - CHALLENGE TO TECHIES Respected computer techies and dear friends, I am confronted with a baffling problem and it appears that only a computer guru can solve it with his knowledge, expereience and skills. Here goes the problem: I have one SATA seagate HDD 160 GB having three partitions C; D and E. Basically this HDD has ONLY SAP installed on it...an ERP package which uses Oracle database. Out of 160 GB HDD space; only 60 GB is being used by SAP program. I WANT TO CREATE DRIVE IMAGE OR AN EXACT COPY OF THE ABOVE IN …

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[u][b]Is my choice of printer OK...????[/b][/u] Dear friends, I am thinking of buying HP PSC 1315 all-in-one printer/scanner/copier. [url]http://h50025.www5.hp.com/hpcom/in_en/10_35_72_2706_Q5765A.html[/url] Do u people think that my choice above considering following factors is correct or does there exist a better alternative...?? 1. I need a good scanner (to scan books/pages/large documents) (scanning is most important feature i am looking for) 2. I need a printer for taking colour pages for my project work for few days only. 3. I want it to be of decent size so that i can carry it. (for example, laser printers are too tough to carry from …

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SNMP heating up - new unique problem...!!! Hey wonderful people here, A new problem....??????? and faced for first time.... PROBLEM: Presently desktop having SNMP of 220 Volts (most probably) but the entire machine gets very heated too soon. The engineer saw and said that change SNMP to 350 Volts. My system configuration: P4 3 Ghz 512 MB RAM 80 SATA HDD CD/DVD combo inkjet printer MY QUESTION I actually fail to undrstand so much technical issues like volt etc...so CAN ANYONE PLEASE SAY WHETHER I REALLY NEED TO CHANGE SNMP FROM PRESENT 220 volts to enginner suggested 350 volts...???????? Any …

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super sensitive tiny (preferably wireless) external microphone Respected Friends This is my first post here and seeing the helpful community here I am daring to ask for your advice. Is it possible to get online (AND SHIPPED TO INDIA) ; an external microphone which is a. super sensitive (so that the microphone is able to catch voices clearly and crisply from long distances) b. tiny (say as small as earphones of walkman's) c. preferably wireless (NOT a must) d. shipped to Kolkata India. Price is NOT really an issue but the product should be very reliable and shipment to India …

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MOST crucial decision - please please help me...!!!!!!!!! please please read the whole post....please have patience.... WHAT I WANT: To be able to record lectures delivered by my professor so that I can later on listen it while commuting and also make notes. WHY I WANT: Because our professor delivers lecture at a very very rapid pace and although it is great listening him and understanding his concepts...its so so fast that its impossible to write or make note of anything... This creates problem because although I am able to understand everything while he teaches BUT later on I forget …

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BEST affordable DVD writer available...!!! Hi everyone, I am currently having SAMSUNG combo drive (dont know what combo means) which is i believe cd rom + cd writer + dvd reader (NOT dvd writer) SO I am planning to purchase DVD writer....??? Q. Which is the best DVD writer cum reader available for home desktop users...??? Q. Is it worth it or should i stick with my CD writer only...??? Q. plz suggest considering one which is compatible with all DVDs...and future technologies...??? Again Cost is not really an issue (unless it is exorbitant) but i should get value for …

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SWITCHING between TWO separate physical HDD drives… Well… Situation: TWO separate HDD in one CPU: (Say): a. One HDD of 80 GB used for general work and internet etc…(having its own windows xp prof OS) b. Second HDD of 160 GB containing utmost critical and sensitive applications and data…(having its own windows advanced server 2000 OS along with oracle etc) PRESENT: BOTH HDD connected to motherboard always and at the time of starting the computer…I choose the desirable HDD on which I want to work by going into BIOS Settings… PROBLEM: It has happened that I logged into HDD one …

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Limited Virtual Memory - Pagefile Increase...??? Dear friends, I am confronted with a typical problem and am almost at my wits end. I have two HDD: Disk One 80 GB two partitions C and D on windows xp Disk two 160 GB on three partitions E F and G on windows advanced server 2000 I have no problems as regards the first HDD in which I can work easily. BUT when i boot from second HDD; it says while almost about to start that- There is Limited Virtual Memory and asks to increase pagefile.sys. I had no idea about this …

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URGENT HELP NEEDED - critically important...!!! Respected geeks, Coming straight, here goes the problem: Background: Hardware: HDD SATA SEAGATE 160 GB RAM: DDR RAM 1.5 GB Dual Processor P4 3.2 Ghz Operating System: Windows Advanced server 2000 Application: SAP (an ERP PACKAGE) Database: Oracle 9i Note: Same single desktop computer with configuration stated above is used as server as well as client. It is NOT on any network. No second computer is networked to it. PROBLEM: The SAP application along with oracle database occupies around 60 GB out of 160 GB but the HDD is partitioned as follows: C: 60 …

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FORUMS - certain facts and questions with respect to everyone open source; language used; source code available; expandibility.... Respected people here, I am fully aware that there is an old age contoversy as regards phpbb; vbulletin; sm forum; IPB; I dont want to raise any controversy but just want answers to few questions: # OUT of Phpbb; vbulletin; simple machines and invision power board: Q1. Which is open source (meaning whose source code is freely available).....???? Q2. Which requires paying money but with source code...????? Q2. What language and database each one of them use....????? I would really really appreciate …

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Laptop substitute - indigeneous idea...!!! Hi everyone, I always wanted a laptop but still till date it seems there will never ever be a situation where i will purchase one with the configurations i want...(2 GB RAM; atleast 80 GB HDD; etc etc)...as budget for laptop that i desire will run in almost two thousand dollars... Now I am thinking of an alternative and need to know what u people think about it...??? MY SITUATION: I travel say to a different city and stay there for say 1-2 months...then again move to a different place and so on...this essentially means …

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