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Turn off USB power when system not in use on motherboard

I have an Asus Z77 sabertooth motherboard. I also just got a USB powered audio DAC for my desk. It has a very bright white light on the front of it and it only turns off when there's no power going ...
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Read an SQL database to control a light bulb

I have an idea for a game room score board. I would like to turn a light bulb on or off depending on a flag in a database. So let's say I have a column called "out". For out=1, one bulb would be lit, ...
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D-link blinking orange light and cannot access router IP

I've never had this issue before, but just recently I had to get a new Ethernet cable, because my old one had broken. So I bought a new one, and now when I connect my modem and router to gain Wi-Fi, ...
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battery status light flashing orange, what is it?

The battery status light on my Studio XPS is blinking. 1 white, 4 orange. What is the problem and how can I fix it or stop it? The battery can only run for about 10 minutes without the AC adapter. I ...
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WAN light is not stedy in netis 2411 router

I m facing a problem unable to have wifi connection, as the netis router light is not steady.how to fix this?
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Do optical mice actually take pictures from their surface?

I tested several optical mice and wondered whether they really Take Pictures of their surface or only of the reflecttion of the LED or LASER that is emitted from the mouse? If mice take a picture ...
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Material to use for computer system cover against UV and salty air?

I live right next to the sea and have a large window quite close to my computer setup which allows a lot of indirect sunlight to enter. I'd like to buy or make a cover for my computer system. From ...
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What does this light shaped like a cylinder mean?

I bought this Asus K53E laptop two years ago but I don't even know what this light means. I'm talking about the middle one (next to the battety \ wireless)
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Led light keeps blinking

The LED light on my computer keeps gently blinking all the time. Is this a possibility of bad hard drive cable connection? Or is this just a case of a fragmented disk? I haven't formatted my ...
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Laptop ethernet port blinks once when plugging in power

Weird question. On my Acer Aspire 5750, when the machine is powered off and I plug in the power cord the ethernet port (located right next to the power jack) blinks green once. This does not happen if ...
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What's the minimum network latency for a 1000 km connection using optic fibers?

I know most of the network latency for short distances is due to router processing times. But for longer distances the speed of light also counts. And it's different from the speed the light in the ...
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L1953T-BF Monitor won't turn on, not even the led light, all of a sudden

Ok so I have this monitor L1953T-BF of LG since 4 years now. It has been working perfectly since I bought it and I never made extreme uses of it. I've been working on my PC yesterday and played ...
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DD-WRT: What firmware and what webserver will fit on my 8MB of flash?

Attempting to make a portable WiFi webserver with php support on an old WRT54GS (v1.0) with DD-WRT. I have 8MB of flash on there. I know, it's a tall order. I tried the combination of ...
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Is there any light sequencing software?

I would like to sequence a number of stage lights that will change synchronously to a song. Is there any tool that would help me to do that? Even if it only sequences virtual lights?
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What is the origin of the hard drive light?

In practically every computer I've had, there's always been a light to display hard drive activity. What's it's origin and original use?