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Does anyone even buy desktops?

Is there a market for custom built computers sold through an independent person, versus Dell or HP? [more inside]
posted by trogdole on May 18, 2013 - 32 answers

Minimum PC specs for playing HD video files?

What are the minimum specs for a PC to play HD video files smoothly? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Mar 26, 2009 - 8 answers

How can I get data off a bad hard drive?

I am having a very unusual problem with my hard drive and CANNOT recover any data from it after trying numerous methods. Please help me with your technical expertise. [more inside]
posted by deafmute on Jun 29, 2008 - 7 answers

Growable Linux hardware RAID?

How can I make a growable hardware RAID-5 Linux system? Is LVM the right choice, or am I setting myself up for trouble? Lots of geeky details follow. [more inside]
posted by Kadin2048 on Mar 1, 2008 - 10 answers

Graphics card for Dell T105/Ubuntu machine?

LinuxNewbie/Hardware Filter: I just bought a Dell T105 server and installed Ubuntu on it. The machine is great, but graphics performance is very very bad. It only has PCI and PCIe 8x slots, no PCIe 16x ones. Is it possible to get a compatible graphics card? [more inside]
posted by Zarkonnen on Feb 25, 2008 - 10 answers

Did my new RAM kill my video adapter?

BSODFilter: I tried to install a RAM upgrade in my girlfriend's Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop, and got nothing on screen after powerup. So I replaced the old DIMM, and got the BSOD -- the file that was missing was a driver for the Intel video adapter. Long story short, it's still not working. [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Aug 2, 2007 - 10 answers

Where can I buy an $800 Linux Server?

I need to buy a server for around $800 ($1000 as an absolute maximum). It will be hosting a website with a (PostGres) database that will start at around 4GB and grow slowly (so would like at least 2GB of RAM). It must be able run Linux, preferably Ubuntu or Debian. [more inside]
posted by phrontist on May 10, 2007 - 9 answers

How can I fix my CD-R?

How can I fix my CD-R? [more inside]
posted by gregb1007 on Nov 19, 2006 - 14 answers

Hardware geeks, your advice please

Hardware geeks, your advice please: what models of laptop can handle being used at a steep angle most of the time? Please help me before I kill another laptop. [more inside]
posted by Soliloquy on Nov 1, 2006 - 28 answers

How can I properly connect my internal wireless antenna properly?

I need some help with my internal laptop wireless antenna. [more inside]
posted by k8t on Jun 22, 2006 - 8 answers

I may not be able to read your reply, but thanks.

My 17" Dell LCD monitor is erratically flashing on and off: possible reasons and solutions? [more inside]
posted by melissa may on Jun 10, 2006 - 7 answers

Destroying the Dell Partition

I recently purchased a new Dell Dimension 9150, I plan to wipe the Dell partition and install a fresh copy of XP Pro (I already have a full copy). Any problems/hiccups I should know about before I destroy the Dell partition?
posted by mhaw on Feb 15, 2006 - 14 answers

Breaking In a Dell Desktop

Preparing-a-Dell-to-enter-polite-society filter. My sister, who lives out of state, ordered a Dell desktop and is having it delivered here. My experience with similar machines is not entirely positive. Before she takes it to its new home this weekend, are there any changes we should make to the machine and/or any steps we can take to avoid future problems? [MI] [more inside]
posted by Clay201 on Feb 1, 2005 - 15 answers

Is it possible to build a new laptop into an existing case?

Is it possible to build a new laptop into an existing case? {More Inside} [more inside]
posted by Grod on Mar 18, 2004 - 6 answers

How do I find hardware drivers after a clean install of Win2000?

The HD on my Dell died recently. I bought a new one, and did a clean install of Win2K Pro. Now I have an operating comuter with no drivers for the hardware... How do I handle this? [more inside]
posted by o2b on Feb 8, 2004 - 3 answers

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