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Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-01-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 931
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Topcat's Dream Service Bench Reborn!

Nice! now if only topcat could do housecalls for a widescreen CRT convergence adjustment.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-01-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Windows 10 1903

Those are all good points!
Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-01-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Windows 10 1903

I agree but its the opposite at work, I get bitched at if I leave computers running Windows 7, boss wants everything Windows 10.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-31-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By BigTroll
Windows 10 1903

I just installed the may update, and I must say the small GUI tweaks have made a huge difference in making it pleasing to use. They also are making it easy to remove the built in apps and introduced...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Software writers assuming minimum screen resolution of Full HD?

So sick of Avast products, my boss insists on going with them even after they keep fucking us year after year. Ive had avast brick computers during windows updates. create lots of false positives for...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-16-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 464
Posted By BigTroll
Re: AMD wins!

Interesting, I know a few years back I was running a optiplex 280 with a geforce 100 OEM card and I had put in a 3.2ghz CedarMill pentium 4. Playing youtube and watching taskmanager it was hitting...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 464
Posted By BigTroll
Re: AMD wins!

Yep I feel like a winner everytime I use my AMD RYZEN!!
Forum: All Others Motherboards 05-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Macintosh SE Capacitor replacements?

I found this thread https://68kmla.org/forums/index.php?/topic/27716-macintosh-se-what-should-be-recapped/

I agree I would leave the axial caps alone unless you see crusted leaking from them. I...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-09-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 615,481
Posted By BigTroll
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

picked up a 2.0ghz black macbook logicboard on ebay for $12 shipped, said tested and Iam really surpised it worked, using said machine with the logicboard transplant to type this message.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-25-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 399,812
Posted By BigTroll
Re: The Hall of Shame - Badcaps Photo Montage

Ha, thats gold right there! I was working on a HP slimline nvidia chipset computer today myself has a athlon ii x2, it was running like dog poop.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-20-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Computer jobs that are like kicking yourself in nuts.

Yeah windows 7 seems really hard to get to work on a newer machine, my ryzen rig in my sig had 7 but I kept having driver issues and I had to install a 3rd party util so I would get updates as...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-19-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By BigTroll
Computer jobs that are like kicking yourself in nuts.

Well a few weeks ago I got a iBook G3 900 14 inch off ebay for cheap, had a issue with the backlight going out then finally wouldn't come on at all. I read it could be a GPU or inverter cable issue....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-01-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 243,360
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Post your system.......

I paid off my newegg card today, my ryzen rig is finally all paid for!!
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-01-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By BigTroll
Re: 1960s-1982 smelly caps - polychlorinated biphenyls?

I always like late 80s early 90s apple boards, when I replace the surface mount caps they smell like a fishy vagina, I actually have come to enjoy the smell which is something you might enjoy too!
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-20-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Apple ][+ Astec power supply

heres a awful youtube video to celebrate the Rifa caps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hjnAc55lDQ
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-19-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Apple ][+ Astec power supply

allrighty shes up and running again, the panasonic part fit perfect and flush since the board had a second set of closer spaced holes for the smaller part.
I probably gamed on it an hour loading...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 03-17-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 243,360
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Post your system.......

I like the case looks like you had alot of fun building it!
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-15-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Apple ][+ Astec power supply

I agree but using mouser or any of the other ones shipping is outragous so 6.75 for 5 with free shipping isn't too bad. I did order them! :)

Power supply has a 1980 copyright inside but the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-15-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Apple ][+ Astec power supply

I found these would they be suitable? https://www.ebay.com/itm/5pcs-1uF-0-1uf-275VAC-Panasonic-Polyester-X2-Safety-Film-Capacitor-1mfd/122034179568
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-15-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Apple ][+ Astec power supply

allrighty got it open indeed the rifa blew but doesn't look like it made to big a mess its a 0.1uf cap 250v i think. I found this site...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 03-14-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By BigTroll
Apple ][+ Astec power supply

bought a used apple ][ plus for a reasonably amount, I had it on a total of 3-4 min, while i was on i started to hear a soft sizzle noise and turned it off immediately, good news was it was still...
Forum: Other Devices with Bad Capacitors 02-11-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By BigTroll
PNY Geforce Ti4200

bought off ebay but before testing I replaced the Canicon caps with Nichicon HM. Works like a champ in a Dell Dimension 4100.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 02-10-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Replace OST RLP and Nich HM with what?

I have been buying caps from this guy its NOS caps but he ships super quick and I believe they are legit....
Forum: All Others Motherboards 02-09-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Biostar N7NCG 400 v7.2

I got a Enhance ATX-1136F its a 360 watt it was new old stock, I did open it and found jamicom and teapo it looked to be a 2006 build, I ran it on a PSU tester before i put it in the system. it seems...
Forum: All Others Motherboards 02-06-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By BigTroll
Re: Biostar N7NCG 400 v7.2

I have had to use driver cleaner pro or something to remove some bad nvidia drivers version 81.98 or something, they would crash screen savers in windows 98 and nvidia's installer would not removed...
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