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    [Query] LCD monitor flickering - needs a service?

    I have a Samsung 2233SW monitor. It's been like more than two years and was working very good. Just a few days back, it started flickering - say once in 5 seconds, it blacks out and comes back right away - and this is at regular intervals. I connected it to my laptop and saw the same...
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    Skyrim launch - Steam Error - Failed to start the game (Unknown error)

    I sure as hell am repenting to have downloaded a game via Steam. 2 days of painfully slow downloads and now this. The game doesn't even start. Have you guys experienced this? I hate to go to Steam support, would hate to see a copy pasted usual reply to one and all problems the whole world...
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    My rig's power related queries - need new PC UPS?

    People, I had been using my system till now with no probs. But am smelling something fishy here. Feel free to bash me anywhere! PSU is FSP Saga II - 500 W My sys has GTX 660 - which has a minimum power req of 450 W I had been using APC Back-UPS ES 500 which outputs 300 Watts / 500 VA ( !!!!! )...
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    Good to frequently poll your card's sensors?

    Note: This does not consider overclocking. This does not consider good air-flow in you cabby to drive out hot air and other physical stuff. Would be great if opinions have references as well. Note that I am also a noob, having no knowledge in this. So I spent a huge money on my card, I...
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    Suggest graphics card - budget 15k

    Ok. Enough I waited. Here's my current specs: CPU: Intel core i5-2400, 3.10 Ghz Memory: 8 GB RAM (Corsair vengeance I guess) PSU: FSP SAGA 2 - 500 W Mobo: Intel DH67CL Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 22" - 1920 x 1080 More inclined to any Nvidia 6xx suggesttions, but am fine with ATI as...
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    Suggest a PC configuration

    1. What is the purpose of the computer? (Note: If you are planning to say multimedia, you will have to be more specific as all types of systems are capable of doing that) A: Casual gaming, mostly browsing. 2. Are you open to alternate ideas/products giving similar better performance but...
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    Suggest a game like Elder Scrolls 4 - Oblivion

    I wanna be back to gaming now.. it's been 2 or 3 years... Please suggest any recent good games like Oblivion...
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    Art Of Living

    Hi, Have any of you been to the Ashram and learnt the course offered? I stay in Bangalore. There are quite a lot of centres holding courses in all months. But I heard, if we enrol at the Ashram, we would be halting there for a 3 day course. Have any of you been to this? Pls share your experience.
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    Samsung 2233 SW Problem (not with the monitor)

    I introduced my newly bought monitor to my buddy, (P4, 3 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 128 MB ATI Raedon X300) but he didn't seem to even remotely take any interest, let alone impressing her. Ya, I know my graphics card's supposed to be put up in some museum, but can't he atleast show up his boot menu to her...
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    iTouch or PSP?

    I know the two gadgets are for different needs and can't be compared at all... but i need a good, portable player for videos and songs.. giving games a 2nd priority.. which one should i go for? and plz mention any other alternatives.. budget 15k.. thanks :)
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    Suggestion needed-A seminar topic

    Er...I need a topic for a seminar(about a 15 mins talk).... It may be anything related to latest technology...any platform.... related to comp. science....pls suggest your ideas....
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    Change from 250 plan to 500 giving problem

    I got my BSNL plan changed from 250 to 500 monthly. Now, whenever i download any stuff with good speeds(when there's a fast influx of a packet stream), the download abruptly stops. But, in case of just browsing, everything works fine. What might be the problem?
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    "Must visit" places in Goa...

    Hi all, i have planned a 5 day trip to Goa with some of my chaps in the next week... We have little info about the place and i am literally tired of googling to find out which all places to visit... could you guys help me out in suggesting names of must visit places in Goa? and please...
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    External HDD to buy.

    guys, please suggest some external hdd..... i am planning buy today evening on SP road.... please specify the price tags too.... and i am looking for a 160 GB one..
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    Windows partitions not showing...:((

    Yet another problem with ubuntu:sad: my ntfs partitions are not showing..... my fstatb file... # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # -- This file has been automaticly generated by ntfs-config -- # # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> proc /proc...
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    Desktop effects problem

    ok.... i have my PC specs as below... p4, 1.25 gb ram, Ati raedon x300 128 mb. i set off to make compiz to work on Ubuntu 7.10 the basic desktop effects were working fine when the graphics driver was NOT enabled... but now...after enabling it, i am gettin an error like this...
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    Fc7 gets halted...

    Fedora 7 always gets halted when i try to shutdown,..i hav to manually switch off the cpu.. :sad: any guesses what might be the problem?
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    Monitor is acting weird...plz help..

    My Hp mx705 monitor has gone out of control......:mad: without even pressing the button controls on the monitor, its window pops up by its own, randomly selects any option like brightness, contrast, etc and increases it upto max...:mad: really getting crazy..plz help..:sad:
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    Add/Remove pckages not working...

    after googling and trying all methods possible, i have given up..:sad: .. Add/remove software in fedora is not opening, this is the error... Add/Remove Software (Pirut) Error: Unable to retrieve software information... saying some network problem.... tried everything, edited...
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    A ShoutBox ????

    not sure if this was suggested before ........ Don't u guys think we need a "Shoutbox" or a "Chatbox" for our Forum? Seen many a times that a newbie posts a question already discussed and other members pour in, telling why he created such a thread before searching... It also will help in...
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