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by EvLwMn
Mon May 12, 2003 10:29 am
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: Cleaning--is canned air good? Necessary?
Replies: 16
Views: 1856

Yes - the brush works very well but you have to be careful what components you use it on as it CAN create ESD. I do that trick on extremely bad machines that have been neglected for a while. :?
by EvLwMn
Sun May 11, 2003 11:42 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: Cleaning--is canned air good? Necessary?
Replies: 16
Views: 1856

Deathsythe wrote:Thanks for the info EvLwMn. I have to get me one of those. I am looking at the Metro Data vacs right? Which one do you use?
You're welcome Deathsythe :wink:

Yes - the Metro Data Vac. I use part # 938MD92689 - it's toner capable.
by EvLwMn
Sun May 11, 2003 9:33 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: Cleaning--is canned air good? Necessary?
Replies: 16
Views: 1856

I got my vacuum from Reliable Office Supply and it IS made for sensitive computer components. I use a combo of canned air/vacuum for best results and perform this maintenance every 3 - 6 months depending on the environment the machine is in - with the warehouse machines getting cleaned every 3 month...
by EvLwMn
Mon May 05, 2003 4:08 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Linux Partition--readable in windows ?? visaversa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

Yes you do need a third party driver to share Linux drives in Windoze. I was simply stating a work around (that works well) in case a person didn't want to mess with installing third party drivers that can crash their Windoze partition, make it unusable and cause them to have to do a reinstall.
by EvLwMn
Mon May 05, 2003 2:45 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Linux Partition--readable in windows ?? visaversa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

Quite true HJ. It IS an idea anyway. :wink:
by EvLwMn
Mon May 05, 2003 2:03 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Linux Partition--readable in windows ?? visaversa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

But to my knowledge the ext2 file system driver will only work if you are using the ext2 file system. If you are using reiserfs it won't work.
by EvLwMn
Mon May 05, 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Linux Partition--readable in windows ?? visaversa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

THANK YOU HJ! :D You can always DL in Linux and copy the file over to your Windoze partition before rebooting into Windoze. That's one work around for this (without having to install the special utilities that miki mentioned) :D EvLwMn, I agree linux can share data with windows filesystems which mea...
by EvLwMn
Mon May 05, 2003 1:26 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: best free Linux?
Replies: 20
Views: 2140

Well regardless of whether or not they are true gurus, there's NO reason to be an elitist snob. They were once newbies too (we ALL were) - but they fail to remember that fact. :evil:
by EvLwMn
Sun May 04, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Linux Partition--readable in windows ?? visaversa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

You can always DL in Linux and copy the file over to your Windoze partition before rebooting into Windoze. That's one work around for this (without having to install the special utilities that miki mentioned) :D
by EvLwMn
Wed Apr 30, 2003 4:19 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: best free Linux?
Replies: 20
Views: 2140

We all have much to learn where Linux is concerned - even the so-called Linux gurus! :P :lol: