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connecting a printer with an ethernet cable connecting a printer with an ethernet cable I suspect your router may not be set up go give the printer an IP address via DHCP (possibly the reason setup can't find it). On your PC that is connected to the same router, click Start, click Run, and type cmd and press Enter. In the command prompt window type ipconfig /all and press Enter. You should see your PC network adapter configuration, something like this:
Dear Lifehacker, My laptop battery doesn't last very long anymore. How can I tell what's going on or wrong with it and if it needs replacing? Thanks, Need a Battery Boost Dear Need, Laptop batteries do indeed get weaker and have limited lifespans (generally under three years but newer laptop batteries are coming out that last much longer). You don't say how old your laptop battery is, but here are a few resources and tips to give it a checkup. What Should I Do When My Laptop Battery Doesn't Last As Long As It Used To? What Should I Do When My Laptop Battery Doesn't Last As Long As It Used To?
Rule #1 of DIY: Never settle for what you're given. You can upgrade and improve just about anything with a little knowledge and elbow grease, especially if you know a little about electronics. Here are 10 things in your home that you can beef up with a little soldering and DIY know-how. 10. Your TV

Top 10 Things You Can Upgrade with a Little Electronics Hacking

Top 10 Things You Can Upgrade with a Little Electronics Hacking

3 Hacks for Firefox That Will Double Your Internet Browsing Speed - Gnoted.com

There are many people out there complaining about the Firefox RAM Memory Bug. Lets get it straight. It’s not a bug. It’s part of the cache feature. This ‘feature’ is how the pages are cached in a tabbed environment. To improve performance when navigating (studies show that 39% of all page navigations are renavigations to pages visited less than 10 pages ago, usually using the back button), Firefox implements a Back-Forward cache that retains the rendered document for the last five session history entries for each tab. 3 Hacks for Firefox That Will Double Your Internet Browsing Speed - Gnoted.com

Set a Video as Your Wallpaper with VLC

SExpand It won't necessarily increase productivity, but if what you're doing isn't that pressing, passively watching a movie while you work can be relaxing. If you don't have a second monitor to do it on, here's how to put it on your desktop. Some of you may already know about this feature in VLC, but it was new to us—if you go to VLC's preferences and hit the Video button, you'll have the option to choose the output type. Instead of default, switch it to DirectX video output. After restarting VLC, you'll notice that under Video in the toolbar, the "DirectX Wallpaper" option is now clickable. Set a Video as Your Wallpaper with VLC
Hello, I would like to start by saying, great article, very interesting to read. Anyway, the reason I'm making this post is I do in fact plan to build the $300 pc you have here, since I'm not extremely knowledgeable on the topic of building computers, I plan to just buy these parts and look up a guide about sticking them all together. Anyway, would this computer be good enough to run Skyrim and/or Black ops 1. When I say this I'm not looking for the best quality or resolution, I'm just curious to see if it will play them nice and smoothly on average no more. Thanks, Cameron The Best PCs You Can Build for $600 and $1200

The Best PCs You Can Build for $600 and $1200

What processor is this motherboard compatible with I gathered ALOT of Information xP Motherboard description Motherboard manufacturer's name: ECS MCP61PM-HM HP/Compaq name: Nettle-GL8E CPU/Processor Socket: AM2 Supports the following processors: Athlon 64 X2 with Dual Core technology up to 5600+ (up to 89 watt) Athlon 64 less than 4000+ Sempron less than 4000+ Front-side bus (FSB) 2000MT/s (2.0 GT/s) Chipset NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 BIOS features System BIOS core brand: Award Keyboard combination to used to enter BIOS: F10 What processor is this motherboard compatible with
Home » How To, Microsoft, Windows diggdigg Hi and welcome back to another article in the series of Coolest Windows 7 Tips and Tricks. Today, we’ll be covering the easiest and simplest way to change the background of you windows login screen. How To Change Windows 7 Logon Screen

How To Change Windows 7 Logon Screen

Creating your own Google Chrome Theme Creating your own Google Chrome Theme Creating your own Google Chrome Theme Posted on January 13th, 2010 under Internet, Software Recently I’ve been thinking in doing my own Google Chrome Theme. Not that the themes Google gives you aren’t nice enough, but I’m really picky and I was wishing for something more personalized.
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How to track who's tracking you across the Web November 01, 2011, 3:23 PM — Ever wonder exactly who’s following you across the Web? Well wonder no longer. A cool and somewhat frightening tool called Collusion can help you do it. How to track who's tracking you across the Web
Geek pranks: 15 high-tech tricks to haunt your co-workers October 19, 2009, 11:46 AM — In every office, there's the guy who has no sense of humor and hates the idea of having fun. If you're that guy, you should probably stop reading this now. Still with me? Good. You see, the thing is, seriousness is overrated.

How You Can Make Good Use Of Your Old Machines

Almost everyone reading the articles on this site will have spare computers languishing about. The rapid growth and improvements in hardware means that we cycle through a whole machine in only a few years. If you have spare machines and parts languishing about, you can put them to good use!
A little more detail: What makes this simulation special is the speed at which everything is computed. Javascript (the language this is written in) is not exactly the most efficient language for this type of computation. This being said, much time was spent squeezing out every little detail that slows things down. The most computationally expensive part is trying to satisfy the constraints. To do this requires the calculation of distance between two points.

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Ben has over a decade of experience in the computer graphics field and although he's primarily a hard surface modeler, he's also experienced in the fields of UVMapping, Texturing, Lighting and Rendering. Ben currently co-edits Cgtuts+ along with his brother Chris, and has authored over sixty hours of real-time tutorial content for the site, focusing mainly on 3d Studio Max and hard surface modeling. Along side 3D Studio Max, Ben's has experience with VRay, FumeFX, ZBrush, Mudbox, Mari, PTex, Photoshop, xNormal, UVLayout, Forest Pack Pro and After Effects. You can check out Ben's website to see more of his work.
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