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How to make a Dummy VGA Dongle

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i think the general idea was to make a guide in this section you can tie a pink bow on the resistors for all i care.

How you bend and insert the resistors determines whether they could easily short aganst any piece of metal or even another resistor that gets pushed over accidentally. It's not about looks it's about preventing damage.

If I had seen your guide I'd have not posted one of my own...it's exactly the same thing.

BTW if you use Nvidia cards and use driver 182.08 you do not need dummy plugs in Vista...and you don't need them at all in XP.
 

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Actually you can remove the dummy plug once F@H is running. But if you restart you would have to have them all inserted before entering Windows.
 

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How you bend and insert the resistors determines whether they could easily short aganst any piece of metal or even another resistor that gets pushed over accidentally. It's not about looks it's about preventing damage.

If I had seen your guide I'd have not posted one of my own...it's exactly the same thing.

BTW if you use Nvidia cards and use driver 182.08 you do not need dummy plugs in Vista...and you don't need them at all in XP.

thats why in my op i sopecified to bend them to prevent shorting all i was saying is that if you get the general idea "dont let them touch" you can prevent them from doing so however you please. and thank you for editing the quote to incorporate pink...i hadent thought of that well done.
 

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Hey I didn't think of it...some Russian Blog had a picture of a VGA plug with the resistors in those holes...but he soldered them and all sorts of other anal tedious crap...I just poked them in and it worked.
 

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Hey I didn't think of it...some Russian Blog had a picture of a VGA plug with the resistors in those holes...but he soldered them and all sorts of other anal tedious crap...I just poked them in and it worked.

link?
 

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