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comment Installing Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 10.04: A Living Nightmare
A little late to the party...but this is my 10.10 walkthrough: ryancsmith.tumblr.com/post/2082812923/…
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Nov
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comment Western Digital My Passport how is data stored
Just got around to rebuilding this machine...and this go around it worked without a hitch...go figure.
Oct
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comment Western Digital My Passport how is data stored
I concur yet there it seems to be. I'm building another machine today and going to try it again on that one to see.
Oct
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comment Western Digital My Passport how is data stored
link to Discussion on subject...starts off during beta but last post was recent...still problems. i.nconspicuo.us/2009/02/05/…
Oct
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comment Western Digital My Passport how is data stored
According to WD tech support it will not work under Win 7 at this time. I didn't encrypt it either. Not sure what kind of magic they do on those drives...but I have moved to from Vista to Vista box with no problem but it does not work on two Win 7 machines I've tried to use.
Oct
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comment I swapped out the hard drive in my Western Digital Passport (2.5") enclosure and now it isn't showing up in Windows 7
oops misread...the passport wasn't going into the windows box.
Oct
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answered I swapped out the hard drive in my Western Digital Passport (2.5") enclosure and now it isn't showing up in Windows 7
Oct
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answered Western Digital My Passport how is data stored
Aug
25
comment MacBook Pro running Vista often drops wireless connection when connected to Windows Home Server
Unfortunately...there isn't a whole lot more to add. I can sit with my laptop connected to say WoW for hours...no problem. But when I connect to WHS...I'll be cruising along...and then all of a sudden the taskbar icon shows that I am not connected to a network. Right click...reconnect all is good. But this will also happen when I am doing a manual backup via the WHS...and this is no bueno. Drivers are all updated...seems ducky, except for the random drops.
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Jul
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comment MacBook Pro running Vista often drops wireless connection when connected to Windows Home Server
The WHS is wired, and the MBP is wireless.
Jul
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comment How does dust affect a computer?
it was probably about the 2000 era...they used to just explode when they got too hot.
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asked MacBook Pro running Vista often drops wireless connection when connected to Windows Home Server
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answered How does dust affect a computer?
Nov
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comment Why does Microsoft Windows' performance appear to degrade over time?
My other guess is that it might be due to the Windows Update process and how it patches. That's complete conjecture on my part, derived from the standpoint that I've seen this behavior on machines that only surf the web and get Windows Updates.