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Tell me everything there is to know about TV tuner cards.

What channels can I get from a tuner card in NYC using just the antenna? No cable hookup or FIOS or any of that fancy sh*t. I plug the card into the computer, I put the antenna in the window, I activate the relevant programs, and . . . . ? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Sep 13, 2012 - 9 answers

Trying to get to my "unplugged and seated" years

I'm trying to switch my laptop from a DSL to a wireless connection. I was told this would function as the modem/router I needed, and so ordered it. Today it came and although it works perfectly as a modem it doesn't seem to have wireless router capabilities. Please tell me whether it does, and if so how to set up a wireless connection, and if it doesn't, tell me what I should buy or do instead after I return it.
posted by orange swan on Sep 12, 2012 - 12 answers

Graphics and NIC problems with Win 8

I need someone to fix my pc! I am so sick of windows. My Display adapter causes my screen to go blank at random times and I loaded windows 8 and now my internet connection is at a crawl. [more inside]
posted by kmurray24 on Sep 9, 2012 - 7 answers

IE* not co-operating with my Tumblr posting.

Scroll bar acting CRAZY in my Tumblr edit window when using IE8. [more inside]
posted by Gor-ella on Sep 6, 2012 - 4 answers

My computer takes entirely too long to start up. I am sick of it.

Why does my computer take such a ridiculously long time to boot up, and what can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Sep 6, 2012 - 22 answers

Sufficiently Advanced Technology, or Magic?

How can a virtual machine track the guest OS's use of an emulated disk? [more inside]
posted by spacewrench on Sep 3, 2012 - 9 answers

Stupid computer! Bad computer!

My new laptop has the world's most annoying feature: for about 30 seconds after (resuming from hibernate/opening the lid/mysteriously just happens), a popup will appear in the center of the screen announciing: " Power Save > Increased Performance" This stupid popup cannot be moved or dismissed. I have no idea where it comes from, or how to alter it. [more inside]
posted by IAmBroom on Sep 3, 2012 - 4 answers

Is it safe? Is it?!

How safe is a virtual machine for testing unknown software or browsing unknown websites? [more inside]
posted by apip on Aug 29, 2012 - 9 answers

What do you think about the new Google tablet?

Is the new Google tablet worth it or practical? As a non-tech savvy person, who has only ever used a desktop, and would like to buy an affordable tablet it would be great to get experienced tech savvy thoughts about this new gizmo that popped up on the Google front page today. Is it safe to walk around with one's tablet connected to wifi, if one's tablet is meshed with one's Google account? Can hackers then access one's Google account easily?
posted by nickyskye on Aug 28, 2012 - 37 answers

Mass customization of URLs/QR Codes

I want to have a large number of unique URLs, all pointing to the same content. Like a million of 'em, so we can track individual recipients' behaviors online; one URL (or set of related URLs) per recipient (say we're sending them an email or a postcard with a QR code). [more inside]
posted by Mister_A on Aug 28, 2012 - 3 answers

How can I display the image from my telescope on my computer screen?

I'd like suggestions/recommendations on a solution that will let me display the image from my telescope onto a computer screen. [more inside]
posted by robhuddles on Aug 27, 2012 - 6 answers

Hope me buy a computer!

Help me buy a new desktop computer when I'm not really sure what I need. [more inside]
posted by Nightman on Aug 26, 2012 - 15 answers

bring back the vocal please

I got a new PC, it turns songs into Karaoke songs, the beautiful vocal channel is missing. Help! it's so annoying to be stuck with this situation. Thanks [more inside]
posted by akomom on Aug 23, 2012 - 8 answers

macbook old keyboard coffee

I spilled coffee on my old (2006 polycarbonate) MacBook. Now the trackpad works, but not the keys. How can I diagnose and fix my laptop keyboard? [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Aug 21, 2012 - 7 answers

Looking for a new 4+ button scroll mouse for Win 7

I'm looking for computer mouse suggestions: at least 4 button (right, left, forward and backward for internet browsing) plus a scroll wheel, for Windows 7, your best buys for the money. More details inside. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 20, 2012 - 10 answers

What laptop or tablet has everything I want?

Help me work out the best laptop/tablet to take away from home! [more inside]
posted by missix on Aug 20, 2012 - 10 answers

What kind of a name is ZaReason anyway?

What kind of power supply (and cooling system) should I get for a tower with an 8-core processor? [more inside]
posted by Yesterday's camel on Aug 20, 2012 - 8 answers

Help me kill my eMac

Help me kill my eMac (snowball) [more inside]
posted by ebesan on Aug 16, 2012 - 7 answers

Choosing a computer for long-term installation

Help me choose a computer to be the brains of a long-term art installation. The main criterion is that it should sit there and behave well for months and years. I don't need the absolute best graphics or processing power. [more inside]
posted by moonmilk on Aug 13, 2012 - 25 answers

New inexpensive SFF PC for lightroom?

I would like a small new desktop PC. I would like it to be faster in Lightroom. I would like to spend as little money as humanly possible. What's my best strategy? [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on Aug 12, 2012 - 14 answers

Computer boots to blank screen many times before loading - help!

When I start my computer, it loads to a blank screen and freezes. It has to be restarted anywhere from 2-20 times before it finally boots up. It has been F-Disked and still does this. What could be causing this and what could I do about it? It's a PC running Windows Vista. I've had it 3 years and it's done this the whole time I've had it. Thank you!
posted by Melsky on Aug 12, 2012 - 18 answers

Assemble JPGs into a PDF?

I have a folder of JPG files. I want to create a PDF with one of those JPGs on each page. I don't want to spend any money. I am using a Windows computer. [more inside]
posted by Egg Shen on Aug 9, 2012 - 11 answers

Computing for a 90-year-old?

Computing for a 90-year-old? Gramps might finally be interested in the wonderful world of the Internet. [more inside]
posted by notsnot on Aug 7, 2012 - 17 answers

How much should I pay for someone to assemble my computer?

If I got someone else (in the UK) to assemble my computer from the various components I've bought, how much should I expect to pay? [more inside]
posted by mr_silver on Aug 7, 2012 - 9 answers

Saving web images without right-click on the mouse?

I'm sure not knowing this makes me an idiot, but I need quick help saving a few images from NASA's site to my hard drive without the ability to right-click. Right-clicking on my optical Microsoft mouse has apparently just died; I'm getting no menu when I right-click on an image (everything else is working fine; changing batteries doesn't help). For now I'm alt-left-clicking to highlight the image and then copying it, but is there another way to pull up the menu that usually appears when you right-click a web image in Windows? [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Aug 6, 2012 - 12 answers

Mac brain transplant

Can I just take the guts out of my old Mac Pro and put them in my new Mac Pro? [more inside]
posted by stewiethegreat on Aug 5, 2012 - 6 answers

Why can't a 32GB thumb drive hold a 15GB file?

I just bought a Mushkin 32GB flash drive. I have a 15GB folder I need to put onto it. About 1/4 of the way into the transfer, I get an error message saying there in not enough space on the thumb drive. [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Jul 29, 2012 - 14 answers

How can I make this not be so hard?

Why am I having anxiety about certain tasks at work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 28, 2012 - 8 answers

Can you help me find this blog post?

Some tech blogger - probably one with a Mac focus - wrote a post about leaving TextMate for a different text editor, in the style of someone addressing a person with whom they were ending a romantic relationship. Can you help me find it?
posted by Egg Shen on Jul 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Give my older desktop some new life

What would be the best hardware upgrade in my desktop PC to improve multitasking performance? [more inside]
posted by pilibeen on Jul 26, 2012 - 28 answers

How to transfer OS to a new drive but preserve current data?

How can I go about transferring my OS to a new SSD but leave my other programs without totally breaking everything? [more inside]
posted by _DB_ on Jul 23, 2012 - 11 answers

How to get data consolidated from a bunch of computers with money rather than work?

Service to pull data off a bunch of old computers and then recycle, in bay area? [more inside]
posted by paultopia on Jul 21, 2012 - 4 answers

Does anyone want old computer memory?

Just replaced the memory in my MacBook Pro (was 2GB, now is 6GB) - what should I do with the old memory sticks? [more inside]
posted by WestCoaster on Jul 21, 2012 - 11 answers

An app to demonstrate econ policies' efficacy? (helping to show extern)

Conservatives in the U.S. seem to inherently assesses economic policies based on the personal ethics (as in, self-reliance) involved, not on overall benefit or harm to the society. Is there a (simple, credible) online app that lets you easily try different policies (including "each must pay his own way" personal-ethics ones) & compare the outcomes? [more inside]
posted by ahaynes on Jul 19, 2012 - 11 answers

Should I upgrade the hardware on my Macbook or just give it a good cleaning?

My 2009 Macbook Pro has grown a little too much hair and is in need of a trim and some general cleaning. Could you tell me if my proposed scenario sounds reasonable or is it overkill? [more inside]
posted by Rewind on Jul 17, 2012 - 12 answers

Can't Login??

I can not log in to this website from any computer in our house. Why? [more inside]
posted by evilcupcakes on Jul 16, 2012 - 6 answers

Selling Diablo 3 and Battle.net's Terms of Service

I have a physical, legal copy of Diablo 3 I'm planning on selling on eBay. I always knew that once I got bored of D3 I'd be selling it, so when I registered it on Battle.net I created a whole new GMail & Battle.net account (with a fake name) so I could give them to the buyer as part of the sale. My questions, then, are as follows; [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Jul 8, 2012 - 5 answers

How can I purchase/donate/ship computers to a Third World school?

How can I go about purchasing computers to donate to a school in a developing country? That is, a _specific_ school -- the woman in my life is in the Peace Corps, and one of her dreams since she's been there has been to find some way to update the ancient computers at the school where she teaches. (This goal is shared by local teachers and administrators at the school.) This sort of targeted giving seems to fall outside the scope of most charities I've looked into, such as OLPC. Are there organizations suited to this kind of project, or which could offer advice on handling this (from the U.S.) as an individual? Is the latter remotely feasible? If so, what should I keep in mind, as far as insurance, taxes, shipping, customs, etc.? [more inside]
posted by mattstan on Jul 4, 2012 - 12 answers

Help me buy a computer for commuting!

I need a laptop that I won't be sad over if it breaks or gets lost, my target budget is Less Than or Equal To $400. Ideally super light with a full size keyboard. [more inside]
posted by snow_mac on Jul 2, 2012 - 12 answers

Help with fixing or replacing my laptop.

Is my laptop toast and if so, what should I replace it with? [more inside]
posted by futureisunwritten on Jun 28, 2012 - 19 answers

Help me keep a connection for ten seconds!

TechSupportFilter: Internet connection drops out after five seconds regardless of whether I'm connected via wireless or ethernet [more inside]
posted by LSK on Jun 28, 2012 - 7 answers

Outlook 2010 tortures my poor corporate soul

Outlook 2010 Filter - Why oh why do the changes I make to body portion of .oft email templates not save correctly? Woah not all at once now! [more inside]
posted by amazingstill on Jun 27, 2012 - 2 answers

How should I prepare for the looming demise of my personal laptop?

How should I prepare for the looming demise of my personal laptop? [more inside]
posted by argonauta on Jun 27, 2012 - 14 answers

Moving expensive desktop PC without a car?

How can I take my expensive desktop computer with me to move when I am flying? If I were driving, I'd just put the desktop tower in my car. [more inside]
posted by AppleTurnover on Jun 26, 2012 - 28 answers

What do I need?

I'm buying a new laptop, and I need to be able to watch a lot of live-streaming on the web on it. So which is more important for that, RAM or CPU speed? [more inside]
posted by mreleganza on Jun 25, 2012 - 8 answers

Wall-mounted 2- or 2.5-speaker computer setup?

Can anyone recommend a speaker set like the Logitech X230 that can be mounted on a wall? [more inside]
posted by gabrielbenjamin on Jun 24, 2012 - 3 answers

I want my own private video server.

I have a ton of personal videos, but my laptop has a small SSD. I have another computer at home (and access to a VPS) on 24/7 with decent internet connection. What is the best way to stream files from computer to laptop when on the road? [more inside]
posted by helloworlditsme on Jun 15, 2012 - 5 answers

My laptop is a magic dust-creator!

Why does my laptop seem to produce its own dust? [more inside]
posted by violetish on Jun 13, 2012 - 4 answers

I am trying to co-ordinate large files (some files over 50mb) and folders with a group of people within a virtual library.

I am trying to co-ordinate large files (some files over 50mb) and folders with a group of people within a virtual library. People should be able to view the entire library of folders at once, and everyone should be able to upload and download the folders. It needs to be free, or very low cost.
posted by nanook on Jun 12, 2012 - 8 answers

I'm hiring a freelance programmer for the first time...what pitfalls should I watch out for?

I'm hiring a freelance programmer for the first time...what pitfalls should I watch out for? [more inside]
posted by internet_explorer on Jun 8, 2012 - 11 answers

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