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    Linux Gaming PC build

    Sweet! Thank you
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    Linux Gaming PC build

    Hi all, I am planning on building a PC and the heaviest workload I would do is probably play Dota on linux. I will be running this at a 1920 by 1080 resolution. These are the parts I picked out https://pcpartpicker.com/list/ynwRRk. I'm concerned about memory compatibility (cause I hear Ryzen is...
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    Windows 7 reoccurring blue screens

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    Displaying a random element between 4 choices

    Try a switch case switch(rand()) case 1: element 1 break; case 2: element 2 break; . . . . .
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    Need help with Supermicro bios flash w/Ubuntu 10.10

    http://tuxtweaks.com/2009/09/create-a-bootable-freedos-usb-drive-on-linux-with-unetbootin/ do that, then copy the exe file to the pendrive. Then boot from it. edit: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1634874 more detailed one.
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    Virus, need a little help.

    You could manually remove it. Check task manager for unusual processes. I found panda, avira and Rising anti-virus good for removing virus.
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    linux distro for a 2GB HDD

    Puppy is good but takes time getting used to. FYI windows xp installs on 2GB. Also if I remember correctly Xubuntu installs too. Does it have memory card reader? You could always install the os on a pen drive and keep the entire 2GB for data.
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    In the mood for a new music player

    Try Media Monkey. http://www.mediamonkey.com/ Or http://www.helium-music-manager.com/ Enabling Auto-Enqueue http://www.helium-music-manager.com/auto-enqueue-options/
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    PC noticeably slower

    I said voltages cause he said he had a power outage. @PotatoCat Try speed fan http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php a clean install is format your windows drive and install it again.
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    PC noticeably slower

    Maybe you should try a clean install. Did you try a stress test? http://www.tested.com/news/how-to-stress-test-your-hardware-and-keep-your-pc-stable/762/ check the voltages too.
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    PC noticeably slower

    I don't trust avast much. Post a screen shot of all tasks running in task manager. Are you using 64-bit or 32-bit os?
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    I am baaaaaack dear friends

    Welcome back bro :toast:
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    Windows 98 phantom floppy drive preventing real floppy drive from functioning

    Did you try changing the the drive letter assigned to it? Also try disabling floppy drive in bios.
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    Power Button

    You are trying to hard! Since it's your first time I'd suggest just take whatever you get and try building it. You can improve the future ones :toast:
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    Power Button

    It's essentially the same thing.
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    Power Button

    It is a two pin connector itself. http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=two+pin+connector&hl=en&safe=off&client=opera&hs=HYW&rls=en&channel=suggest&prmd=imvns&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=11535665363570243384&sa=X&ei=878nT4LxN8mJrAeH7sHcAQ&ved=0CJkBEPMCMAE
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    Power Button

    You have a soldering iron? If not you can wind it on around the terminals and press it hard with a plier. If you don't have a plier use electrical tape.
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    Power Button

    Buy a push to on switch. you don't want a toggle switch. The one you want one should be a spring type switch. as you can see in the pic the other end has two terminals. join those two wires to this.
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    Power Button

    Why are you so worried about wiring? it's just two wires. Edit- Get a two pin connector Touch two wires loose ends for a second and release whenever you want to switch on the system.
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    Power Button

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    Acer Aspire Graphics Card Question!

    That and you can change your gpu to use an additional 3gb of system memory. Check your bios settings
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    Intel to Buy Patents and Next Generation Video Codec Software From RealNetworks

    Real makes a pretty good player for Android. As far as the codecs go, it could be for their graphics cards. Maybe a video converter that uses the graphics card in the works.
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    Please Help a Deployed Soldier Stay Busy | Game Advice

    Serious Sam II, NFS underground II, GTA: San Andreas, Angry birds.
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    In Wake Of SOPA Defeat and Rising Profits, IFPI Calls For 'SOPA Plus' Migraine Tablet

    Put all of 'em in a cryo! :D On a serious note, we can at least give it try :toast:
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    In Wake Of SOPA Defeat and Rising Profits, IFPI Calls For 'SOPA Plus' Migraine Tablet

    1. Stop buying and pirating content from any of those media industries supporting these laws 2. Cause loss revenue 3. No money for the companies means no lawyers and no more bribery 4. ???? 5. Profit!!!