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  1. mudfrog

    Amahi. Anybody used it?

    Hi, I'm looking at building a home server with the ability to stream to my Xbox 360 etc... I've come across Amahi which is based on Fedora 12. Has anybody used or heard anything about it? It sounds quite interesting. Cheers, Rich
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    Windows XP Parental control/logging software.

    Hey! I have a friend who is concerned about there daughters web/chat activity at home. Started to become quite secretive around the family PC. Deleting chat history and stuff. I suggested perhaps some parental control software that perhaps logs keystrokes etc... I know in MSN you can save...
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    Windows Home Server Build

    Hi all, Not been on here for a while as I have been out of the custom PC scene for a while. I'm looking to build a Windows Home Server as myself and the wife have a fair amount of Music, Videos and Pictures that we would like to store in a central location rather than our individual...
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    Company of Heroes + Warhammer 40k

    Bought the above games on Friday CoH special edition with a free copy of Warhammer 40k. RTS games arn't normally my cup of tea but I thought I would give this game a go. WOW it's awesome. From the opening campaign when you land on Omaha beach it never let's up. Tbh I can't play it for too...
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    Telewest/NTL Traffic shapping?

    I've noticed recently that my download speeds have reduced dramatically, and on a number of occassions I have had to reset my modem to re-establish a connection again. :mad: I have read on the following site that a number of people have been reporting a reduction in line speed. Has anybody on...
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    Treated myself.

    Well I thought I would get a couple bits for my machine as a treat :D Here is what I have purchased: AMD Athlon 64 4000 (Skt 939) > Upgrade from an AMD Athlon 64 3000 (Skt 939) Hiper Type-R 580W Modular > Upgrade from an Icute 350W which came with my case. Sony Floppy drive (Needed for Ghost...
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    Hiper Type R Fitting issues :(

    I've just bought a new Hiper Type R and the main ATX power supply connections seem a bit odd. It's got a 20+4 ATX connector which I presume all go into the 24 slot ATX connector on the motherboard which is a Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9. Am I going mad or have I made a mistake in buying it :confused...
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    I went away and now I'm back!

    Well I've not been on this site for a while but I am now back! The reason being, that I have been a bit busy with my new baby son :D Little baby Harrison was born on the 29th July. 4 weeks early. Both he and my fiancee stayed in hospital for 8 days. All is well apart from the slight lack of...
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    Bug in my TFT monitor :(

    I was on my machine last night and I noticed a bug on my monitor. I went to flick it off and discovered it wasn't on my monitor it was IN my monitor!!!! God it is so annoying! I hope it dies and falls out the way. I just find it such a distraction. I might ring Acer if it's still there in a...
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    Telewest - Router question

    I'm looking into buying a wireless router for home like this one. The thing is I read on the netgear site in the system requirements that it requires a cable modem :confused: Now I remember my old boss saying when he setup his old man with a router that he still had the cable modem, which was...
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    Windows XP Windows 2000 Server monitoring tool.

    Hi guys! Does anybody know of any good Windows 2000 Server monitoring tools to track disk space usage etc... I need to be able to track where all the disk is being used up easily and quickly. If anyone has got any suggestions it would be greatly received :) Don't mind if it's free or whether I...
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    Woohoo - Telewest 1mb>4mb. At last :)

    Well I thought I would inform you all Telewest have now upgraded the lines in my area :D Now paying 1meg prices and getting 4meg. I know it's not quite the same league as probably some of you guys with big connections but I'm well chuffed
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    Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter required spec

    Hi guys! Anyone know what the required machine spec will be for the above game? Would like to get it when it comes out as it looks fantastic. Cheers all, Rich
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    Need a "specialized 12V graphics card power connector" DOH!!!

    As subject really. I've just gone a nd bought a new gfx card as I was having problems with my current ATI X600Pro card. So I bit the bullet and bought a new ATI X800 GTO card. I then discover that it needs a "specialized 12V graphics card power connector" which I don't have with mine :o...
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    Windows XP MSN Messenger 7.5 - 80048820

    OK this is doing my feckin' nut in people. I can't seem to get MSN Messenger 7.5 to sign in automatically when loging on to machine. It will work on an older version of msn. Didn't really bother me until the missus said "MSN doesn't sign me in automatically any more. It used to" That was...
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    Acer AL1715 17" TFT - Auto config grrrrr

    Hello to you all ;) I have the above monitor and it's starting to do my head in a bit. Is there anyway of either turning off the Auto config feature once it has set up the screen the way I like it. Because I have to press the Auto button everytime Windows starts as it looses all the...
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    Kingston 512MB DDR PC3200 400MHz CL3 Memory Module X2

    Kingston 512MB DDR PC3200 400MHz CL3 Memory Module X2 *****FREE DELIVERY***** As title really. Bought 2 sticks of the above ram from Ebuyer as separate orders recently but because my board supports Dual channel and they weren't matching I can't use them together. See recent thread...
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    RAM issues - Giga-byte GA-K8VT890-9 motherboard.

    Hello people! I need your help with this one. I think I know the answer already but would like any advice you might have. I've just put together a new machine and installed the Giga-byte GA-K8VT890-9 motherboard Now...
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    SATA HD not detected on windows xp install.

    Hello there people! I'm just setting up a new machine. AMD 64 3000 Gigbyte GA-K8VT890-9 mobo Western Digital 210gb sata hd wd1200jd 512gb Kingston ram ATI Saphire 256 gfx card Install was going really well. Did not receive sata hd in time so installed and ide hd booted and installed...
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    Help! Which side is - which side is +?

    Hi guys and gals! I've just bought a new iCute case but on the PWRLED cables and HDD cables it doesn't indicate which side is - and +. There is a small s written on one side of each connector though. Can you help me please. Thanks in advance. Rich