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    I don't know if this has any bearing, but I have...

    I don't know if this has any bearing, but I have an 8 way splitter where 5 lines are not terminated and one line that splits two ways after that, and they had to put a signal attenuator on the end of...
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    It depends on your upload (sending) speed. If...

    It depends on your upload (sending) speed. If you are on 56K you are severely limited. Think of each user as a drop of water going up a straw, if you have the swizzle stick straw, only one to two...
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    I'd delete the temporary internet files (tools >...

    I'd delete the temporary internet files (tools > internet options > delete files)

    And then go to the connections tab under internet options and configure the LAN settings to automatically...
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    Tx is transmit. Rx is receive. ~S

    Tx is transmit. Rx is receive.

    ~S
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    See if you can do a clean format of your whole...

    See if you can do a clean format of your whole operating system. I usually do a full rebuild every 6 months or so. It will also be much easier to do that versus trying to fix the two winsock files,...
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    4.77 MHz 8088 (XT) 31 MB Seagate MFM drive...

    4.77 MHz 8088 (XT)
    31 MB Seagate MFM drive
    640KB memory
    True Blue IBM Case
    True Blue IBM Keyboard
    CGA Adapter
    5 1/4 in. 360KB dual sided, double density drive
    3.5 in 720 KB drive
    2400 Baud...
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    My cable line runs from near the street, loops...

    My cable line runs from near the street, loops around the backyard and then comes into the house on the opposite side where it goes into an 8 way splitter and then is distributed throughout the...
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    Or possibly OEM with only a recovery disk. Don't...

    Or possibly OEM with only a recovery disk. Don't know if IE would or wouldn't be included on it, but I suspect not.

    ~S
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    By October I think the NV30 chip will be out. Or...

    By October I think the NV30 chip will be out. Or is it NV35? Whatever the next generation of N'Vidia's chips are should be out right around then. You should be able to crank everything pretty high...
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    Although in some games the server limits how many...

    Although in some games the server limits how many updates and how much information per update is sent every second, so even if you were on the fastest pipe and computer in the world it would only...
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    Really? Prove it. Microsoft Corp. software is...

    Really?

    Prove it. Microsoft Corp. software is probably the most heavily pirated software ever. I just don't think they are suffering, or that you are paying more for their software than you...
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    I love buying a $50-60 dollar game and getting...

    I love buying a $50-60 dollar game and getting bored of it within a day's time. Software piracy performs a service. Some may abuse the service, but try taking back one of your games to the store. ...
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    Do you have a TV or an unshielded monitor next to...

    Do you have a TV or an unshielded monitor next to it? I have to keep the small TV I have about 3 feet away from my monitor.

    ~S
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    Buy a custom PC from who ever you want. Here's...

    Buy a custom PC from who ever you want. Here's what I built for a friend a month ago. Not the best, definitely not the worst:

    ECS K7S5A SiS735 Socket A ATX w/ Audio $54
    AMD Athlon XP 1900+...
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    Well, what's the very lowest rate you've seen? ...

    Well, what's the very lowest rate you've seen? Network traffic seems to fluctuate in my experience.

    ~S
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    I pay $59 for 1500/300. If anything I would...

    I pay $59 for 1500/300. If anything I would rather have a higher upload speed. I am using Attbi also, but wouldn't shell out another 20 bucks for the extra 1500 down. Most file leeching I do seems...
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    When you install it you have to run Live Update...

    When you install it you have to run Live Update from Start>Programs>Norton>Live Update until it tells you every update has been done. In between each of these you have to reboot. I've been using it...
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    You could have multiple machines running all of...

    You could have multiple machines running all of those and not have issues with bandwidth. Instant messenger doesn't really use much bandwidth to speak of unless you are sending a file.

    ~S
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    Well, the next time you guys want some to...

    Well, the next time you guys want some to download a bunch of obscure Half-Life, Unreal, Quake and other maps all in one place without having to wait for an unreliable mirror, you know where to go. ...
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    I caved in and bought the fileplanet...

    I caved in and bought the fileplanet subscription. I remember using it all the time before it was a pay site, so I resisted for quite a while, but being able to blow past all the people waiting in...
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    Which ever browser version your Windows updates...

    Which ever browser version your Windows updates or calls for is the best for you since you are running an MS O/S.

    Like it or not, the person with the biggest wallet usually throws the party and...
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    Is this some kind of proprietary information no...

    Is this some kind of proprietary information no one else knows or something? I'm not asking how to hack your network, just a general idea... i.e. is it done by monitoring speed, or checking...
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    In Win98 go into run and type winipcfg and you'll...

    In Win98 go into run and type winipcfg and you'll get your IP
    In 2K/XP go to run and type cmd then enter to get a command prompt, then type ipconfig and it will tell you your IP address. This is...
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    Just curious, how would they block port 80 and...

    Just curious, how would they block port 80 and still allow http traffic?

    And how does it cost them pennies to transmit down and bucks to transmit up? All the cached pages?

    ~S
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    There's quite a lively debate over this at...

    There's quite a lively debate over this at Slashdot

    ~S
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    Modem: Modulator/Demodulator I suppose a...

    Modem: Modulator/Demodulator

    I suppose a modem could be anything that is able to do the above would qualify. A modem will modulate a signal or sound in order to transmit information, then the...
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    You've said this a few times, would you care to...

    You've said this a few times, would you care to elaborate on it?

    Curious...

    ~S
  28. It pretty much just needs to be set to obtain an...

    It pretty much just needs to be set to obtain an IP and DNS automatically. In the properties of your network connection, then properties of Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) those can both be set to...
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    SSL is working again. Don't know how or why or...

    SSL is working again. Don't know how or why or if it was even that, but secure sites are fine now.

    ~S
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    I'm using XP w/all updates. I'm not at home so I...

    I'm using XP w/all updates. I'm not at home so I can't quote the exact version, but I believe it's ver 6. Using AT&T cable and this just started happening one day. I used these sites in the...
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