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Wascally Wabbits

Our garden is doing very well so far. It looks like we’ll even get some blueberries this year. Unfortunately, the bunnies have destroyed my spinach and they have been keeping the lettuce cropped such that we haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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Giving in

The most humbling thing a man can do is ask for help. I submitted a service ticket to ATI today. I think I must have a defective card. Their tech support is somewhat lacking — only available over the phone … Continue reading

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Call for file

By the way, if anyone wanted to search their XP directories and see if they have the file BDAPLGIN.AX, and then email me a copy of that file, it would make my day. jacob(doht)stoltzfus(aht)sbcglobal(doht)net. Thanks in advance!

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Still Workin’

Once I get everything working on this silly thing, I’ll give a full rundown on the specs. I took Dave’s advice on a motherboard/CPU combo. I’m still fighting with the ATI All-in-Wonder 256 MB graphics card to get it to … Continue reading

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Workin’ for me

I took the day off today (again) to work on our garden. I got quite a bit of earth turned over with the spade but decided I will need to rent a roto-tiller to do it up right. All day … Continue reading

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Es ist Kaputt

I think it’s time to start over. I was working on the computer this morning and I tried loading XP. At some point during the loading (very near the beginning) the computer shut down and it won’t turn back on. … Continue reading

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Motherboard/CPU Advice Needed

I’m about to give up on my homebuilt multimedia PC in its current configuration. I’ve tried everything I know how to and it still won’t load XP. The last thing I’m going to do is replace the optical drive. I’m … Continue reading

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Entry Number 801

I’ve gotten back to working on my multimedia PC. It stopped booting up when we moved, for no apparent reason. Thanks to some advice from Dave I’ve played around with the IDE cables and found a way to at least … Continue reading

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Persistence

I’m nothing if not persistent. It took me 3 or so hours to get my — er, our — new laptop hooked up to our wireless network. But now I’m making this entry from the comfort of my bed. w00t! … Continue reading

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More network mysteries

So, I bought a router for my home network. A Netgear wireless something-or-other. I’m not going wireless just yet, but in talking with my Mike Treaster (RHIT ’00 CS) I decided to plan for the seamless integration of a future … Continue reading

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