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Jan
19
comment Computer Fan - Can I use a fan with a different wattage than the original?
The prudent action would be to not draw more current than the old fan. You don't know how much over-capacity the power-supply has, so there is no way to determine what is "safe". Granted it's "only" a watt, but how thorough has your search been? Besides eBay, have you looked at real electronic component sellers/distributors?
Jan
19
comment How to connect a Wireless Motorola Router(It's a Modem+Router) with a DSL Modem that has Username and password
"DSL Modem: NCS(Model H645G)" -- Google doesn't return any meaningful results for this item. There is a DASAN H645G Optical Network Terminal, but that has nothing to do with DSL. Your Motorola would be useless with a DASAN H645G if you need a router for DHCP, NAT, firewall etc.
Jan
19
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Jan
19
comment Why is maximum CPU utilization a major objective while constructing any scheduling algorithm?
Why does an employer want the maximum productivity out of an employee or a ROI (return on investment) for a piece of capital equipment? If you don't care about maximizing utilization, then go back to batch processing or a single-user PC running non-multitasking MS-DOS.
Jan
19
comment Damaged hinges of my sony vaio e series
By "bends" do you mean hinge?
Jan
17
comment Restore HP EliteBook 2540p to factory defaults
To perform a Factory Restore you need either (a) an intact Recovery partition on the HDD, or (b) a set of Recovery Discs (DVDs or CDs) usually made from the Recovery partition using a special HP program.
Jan
17
comment process involved in saving a data to harddisk and can the bits be inverted before its saved on to harddisk
Partial answers: superuser.com/questions/344534/… and superuser.com/questions/350582/… Yes, the data could be inverted, but makes no sense unless you perform the complementary operation on read. Is that supposed to be a crude form of encryption?
Jan
17
comment Why do some Micro-USB plugs have these two slits/springs on one side and some don't?
They're to enhance contact of the plug's shield with the receptacle's ground.
Jan
15
comment Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service?
@Ted - "no money paid to anyone to be able to connect two remote computers, even if they are overseas" -- Where are you, and how do you expect to get free phone service? Or are you accustomed to your parents paying for such things?
Jan
15
comment Build external drive from memory modules?
@CarlB - Then hows about $300 for bulky external enclosure and 6 DIMM slots: ACARD 5.25" SATA SSD DDR2 RAM Disk - Model ANS-9010B
Jan
15
comment Build external drive from memory modules?
Here's a current PCIe version for SODIMMs: thessdreview.com/our-reviews/…
Jan
15
comment Build external drive from memory modules?
In the past there have been a product or two that used DIMMs (aka memory sticks) as a RAMdisk. The board had the same footprint as a 5.25" drive and had N slots for DIMMs. It connected to the PC with an IDE or SATA interface. Probably also had a connection for a battery.
Jan
15
comment Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service?
No. See last paragraph of this answer: superuser.com/questions/490797/…
Jan
14
comment Why unconnected network card periodically sends DHCP requests?
Post these server logs and the MAC addresses of these two interfaces.
Jan
13
comment Motherboard intermittently won't load peripherals
How do your keyboard and mouse connect to the PC (e.g. PS/2 or USB)? Have you tried a different kb or mouse? BTW the motherboard does not "load" peripherals. Updating/replacing the BIOS is not likely to solve much; only the splash screen is remotely related.
Jan
12
comment What are functional unit and control logic of a cpu?
If a fruit vendor only sells apples, that does not mean that fruit and apples "are the same thing". So even if the book uses the category "control logic" to refer to specific circuits, the OP and your answer are wrong to claim that they "are the same thing".
Jan
12
comment What are functional unit and control logic of a cpu?
Downvoted: a few guesses and wikipedia quotes. Plus I disagree with the guesses. "Functional unit" and "control logic" are generic/descriptive terms. Examples of each does not mean that you can equate them. I.E. an apple is a fruit, but not every fruit is an apple, so apples and fruit "are not the same thing".
Jan
10
comment Emulate 512-byte sectors with Xen
"512 sectors" means (in standard English) a quantity of 512 and not a length. Seems like you really should have written "512-byte sectors"
Jan
9
comment Is there a way to find out max Memory per slot
"only one of them has the memory holder/mount." -- The proper/correct term is a socket or connector. Every slot is a socket, but not every socket is a slot, contrary to common (mis)usage.
Jan
8
comment Dell Inspiron 660 won't boot from SD card
Try the F12 boot menu, and see if this SDcard reader appears in any of the categories.