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by colinJohn
Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: LG 19" Widescreen - 1 Dead Pixel .. RMA?
Replies: 10
Views: 2238

I couldn't be a***d reading all that but before you do anything else tap the dead pixel a few times with your fingernail.
by colinJohn
Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Compaq video driver problem
Replies: 4
Views: 881

Spent a day on it then backed up, formatted and re-installed. Problem solved.

I hate PCs.........
by colinJohn
Mon Oct 16, 2006 6:20 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Compaq video driver problem
Replies: 4
Views: 881

Compaq video driver problem

I've got an old Compaq Destop (PIII) EN which is used as a back-up PC. Lately the PC has started to boot into default low resolution. Looking in device manager it shows the graphics controller (Intel 82815) has an error against it. If I uninstall the driver and reinstall it - XP auto detects it - ev...
by colinJohn
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:37 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Computer wont boot!! Plz help me
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

Try removing the battery for a minute or so. Also read this:

viewtopic.php?t=65440
by colinJohn
Thu Jul 27, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: How to deal with cold callers
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Actually this one is better

http://youtube.com/watch?v=KnTGcRbm_VA& ... ed&search=

(same rules apply - this one has subtitles just in case you can't make out the swear words properly)
by colinJohn
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:27 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: How to deal with cold callers
Replies: 6
Views: 836

How to deal with cold callers

Here's 8 minutes of a cold caller's life that he can consider well spent :

http://consumerist.com/consumer/top/the ... 187978.php

edit: BEWARE STRONG LANGUAGE
by colinJohn
Sun Jul 16, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: A**holes like this......
Replies: 13
Views: 1534

If you sell or, even worse, give, a PC to a friend you have also given them a lifetime support deal.
by colinJohn
Fri Jul 14, 2006 8:17 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Error Message
Replies: 4
Views: 833

Error Message

by colinJohn
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: strange problem - diagnosis please
Replies: 11
Views: 1546

Copper's keyboard wins the prize for the closest shot. After a process too painful to recount, I finally pinned it down to the keyboard socket on the mobo. (It was a real fluke I found it by accident). Known good PS2 keyboards would not work. A USB keyboard solved the problem. You seen that before C...