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Topic # 29869 21-Jan-2009 18:35
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Greetings fellow geeks.

Sometimes I love computers and other gadgets, one can tell when you open one of my draws and find 15 plus ac power adaptors.  Occasionally I try and sort them out and pair then up with some out dated gadget. And why has my WiFi got nearly 20 gadgets/consules or computers attached to it?  I am sure one of thems the toaster.

When I get bored or frustrated with the small toys I play with my bigger toys, my motorbikes.

I built my first computer in 1978 which was a Heathkit with an 8080 cpu, what fun I had peeking and pokeing it, but like most things it did not last and newer and brighter toys where always coming along.

I have had a motherboard and memory sitting under my bed that I brought back from the US last year, so with Windows 7 beta 7000 just out I thought it was time to build my lastest computer.

Which is:

Intel DQ25JO Motherboard
4G DD2800 PC6400 Duel Kits
Intel E7300 2.66Ghz (not overclocked yet)
Freezer 7 Pro cooler
Seagate ATA 500gig HD 7200rpm
Hauppauge HVR - 1200.

Besides the above I have 6 laptops, 4 computers and 3 gaming consoles and I thinking WHY!

The above have a mix of Windows XP SP3 and Ubuntu 8.04. I have avoided anything to do with Vista.

And am a great believer in "read the f*^king manual" but I never really practice what I preach.

so even I occasionally may ask stupid obvious questions on this site.


All the best


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Reply # 191227 22-Jan-2009 10:28
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Hi Peter, welcome to Geekzone!

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  Reply # 191700 23-Jan-2009 23:37
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Welcome to Geekzone Peter!

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Days later...welcome to Geekzone.  RTFM - the great catch-cry from the early 90'

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