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Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 57,251
Posted By Topcat
Re: Win7 updates for upgrading to Win10

Local Computer Policy -> Comupter Config -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update

'Do not connect to any Windows Update Internet locations' -> enable
'Remove access to...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-26-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 57,251
Posted By Topcat
Re: Win7 updates for upgrading to Win10

You can disable it with Pro with GPEDIT. Not sure about home. I think it can be disabled using 'shutup 10'....but anytime I set up a 10 system for a customer, it's always pro.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-22-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By Topcat
Re: Windows XP EoL Security Rollup...or similar?

Nero 6.3.1.xx

Won't run on 7 even in compatibility mode....and this guy isn't the most tech savvy.... I got the task of putting it back together on his early P4 system that had a spinner HDD...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-22-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By Topcat
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-22-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By Topcat
Windows XP EoL Security Rollup...or similar?

I've got a customer running some proprietary software (CD mastering software that wont run on anything newer), and is keeping an XP 32 bit system running, and running connected to the internet. It's...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 11-22-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,452
Posted By Topcat
Re: Samsung UN55KS800DFXZA Ver. AA02 with the seemingly common power cycling problem

Just go breathe into a paper bag instead of post crap. At this point, I don't care who said what to who....the war is over....the next post from either of you that's profanities & personal attacks...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-20-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

Some more stuff.... Rubber grommets....and some more pushbuttons.

https://www.badcaps.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=224129&stc=1&d=1605913445

More switches. I doubt I use all...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 11-19-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,761
Posted By Topcat
Re: Remember the Vacuum Tube Era

Vacuum tube sets not forgotten. Today, my Sencore CR31A CRT rejuvenator has seen the light of day for the first time in ~20yrs, reviving a 21FDP4 in a 21" Predicta I was pretty much given a couple...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 11-19-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,452
Posted By Topcat
Re: Samsung UN55KS800DFXZA Ver. AA02 with the seemingly common power cycling problem

and



Would you two knock it the fruck off. I'm getting really annoyed with this. Just sit on your damn hands when you feel the urge to post this shit. You're both idiots. Take it to private...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-18-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

No it wasnt. See THIS POST (https://www.badcaps.net/forum/showpost.php?p=997012&postcount=13) as to why.

Trust me, if I could have gotten that, it'd have been gone! :usa: This thing was...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-17-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By Topcat
Re: macOS Big SUR changed my life

...and I thought Windows 10 was bad... Thanks for proving me wrong, Apple!! :D
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-14-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By Topcat
Re: macOS Big SUR changed my life

Long live legacy BIOS's.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-13-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By Topcat
Re: macOS Big SUR changed my life

I thought they did away with the startup chime.... I have some old iMac G5's here, the startup chime is my favorite part.....when I heard it, I always knew the recap was successful! :D
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-12-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

Refining control panel layout has possibly allowed for a larger 15" display panel. The small 6" only does 640x480, which for some instances creates some issues. This one can do 1024x768; true 4:3....
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 11-11-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By Topcat
Re: Abit NF7-S v2 Recap - Not posting

I also see a horrible nvidia nforce chipset....I've seen lots of those die for no apparent reason..... I'd be leary of the jackcon caps you used though, they were horrible.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-09-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

More goodies....

Buttons & switches....

https://www.badcaps.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=223410&stc=1&d=1604958515

One of a few weird adapters....
...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-01-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Topcat
Re: Windows 10 PRO purchasing options

Install Win7 Pro, activate (either legit or with DAZ)...then upgrade to 10, activates and updates just fine. Easy free and peasy! Of course I won't do that on a client machine....but all my W10...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-31-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Topcat
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-29-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

I ordered a few things for this project today....I will say, it is not going to be an expensive project.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 10-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By Topcat
Re: 4700uF 6.3v and 3300uF 16v in a 10mm Diameter

Not sure how I missed this one...but I'm glad to hear that! The way he just 'vanished' had me worried that his government just 'disappeared' him, I'm told is a common thing over there. Give him my...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-27-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Topcat
Re: Coil whine on old PWS-865-PQ (Supermicro 865W PSU)

I have several of this model that do this in standby...for years....it apparently just what they do....they've always been solid.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-24-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

Some more tinkering..... This project is in its infancy, there's a long way to go...

...but anyway, a recapped & modified small (200w) ATX PSU. This will function as the main/standby PSU to...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 10-21-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By Topcat
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-21-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,877
Posted By Topcat
Re: The (now the death of) Dolby DP600 Build (OK, this one is BEYOND COOL)

Despite its good condition, too much was missing from it....mainly the OS HDD and its proprietary Dolby software, which impossible to find....albeit the USB license key was still there. Also missing...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-21-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,736
Views: 751,919
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

I picked up yet some more of those silly Nobilis C2-era systems, I've got to have 50 of them now.

Several new-old-stock Coolermaster 400W PSU's

and the pick of the litter, rescued from a...
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