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External hard drive that gets its power supply from the PC

I need an external drive to connect to my MacMini. I've been using an 80gb 2.5 drive in an enclosure and it's fine, but now I need a 1.5TB drive. Unfortunately all the 1.5TB drives I found need a ...
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Are there still any free website-to-sms services? [closed]

Back in the 90s I remember there were online e-mail services that allows you to send e.g. 10 free SMS messages to cell phones per month. Does anyone know if services like this still exist? Preferably ...
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Display aspect ratio problem on netbooks?

Last night in a computer store with the midnight sale of Windows 7, I see many netbooks, all are 1024 x 600 resolution. Then when the CPU meter and the Clock gadget were added, the CPU meter looked ...
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Difference between host name and domain name

What's the difference between Hostname and Domain name? especially in regards to NIC Could someone please elaborate with examples as this concept is a little confusing
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What is the best multi-application macro tool for windows?

I used to use Texter as a program to create text macros that can be used in any application, e.g. so you can type "sigg" followed by the space bar and it would replace the word with your signature ...
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Has Windows 7 removed the “Install on top of a previous Windows” option?

In the days of XP and Vista, a user can always install XP or Vista "on top of" the previous version Windows. So then all the settings and applications will work as before. The machine probably will ...
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Where can i get an Image and Photo Editing Software for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor Hi! Does anybody know there can i get an Image and Photo Editing Software for free?
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Zune HD won't wirelessly sync with my laptop

I've got a Zune HD and I am having trouble getting it to sync with my laptop. I have gone through the procedures listed on their webpage: http://www.Zune.net/en-us/support/usersguide/...
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Remove an Application from Control Panel?

Any Windows tool available to remove an application from Control Panel's "Add or Delete Programs"? For example I have an application listed in the Control Panel. I know I can remove it from disk and ...
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Configuring an SSD

I just bought an Intel X25-M SSD for my netbook, running XP. I noticed some increase in speed, not so dramatic though. Is there any configuration I'm supposed to except putting my OS on it?
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Add Network Printer drivers in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2?

I'm running a 64 bit Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 workstation that I just installed. I need to add a printer that is shared on the network from a 32bit Windows 2000 print server. This is an HP ...
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Which is a good choice for a hobbyist / experiment machine? [closed]

I plan to buy a hobbyist machine which can install various Windows and Linux. Currently there is the HP $319 machine with an AMD processor, and some $479 and $579 HP or Dell models with Quad core or ...
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Drag and Drop File into Application under run as administrator

Whenever I have an application running (Visual Studio 2008, Notepad, etc.) under "Run as Administrator", I cannot drag and drop files from Windows Explorer into the application. I've tried running ...
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What is an USB filter driver?

On HP's website, I see a driver which is named "AMD USB Filter Driver". What is a USB filter driver? What does it do? What happens if I don't install it?
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How to buy a windows 7 VM?

I'm a Linux user and would like to have a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on KVM. Microsoft licensing confuses me and I don't want to buy a copy of Windows 7 that won't allow me to install it as a KVM VM. ...

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