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(PDF) Global Reconstructive Surgery by James Chang

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Posted: 9 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Global Reconstructive Surgery by James Chang (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-global-reconstructive-surgery-by-james-chang/

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 17 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: Marco Moock

I know that MyPal, a fork of Pale Moon, still supports XP. But XP is insecure and FF and Chrome aren't supported there anymore for years. They can't display many websites properly. IE8 is worse, it can't display any up-to-date website an

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 4 Hours ago by: Raj Kundra

Sorry for late reply, too busy. What will be very KEEN price, feel free to e mail me directly.

(PDF) Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology by Marci M. Lesperance

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology by Marci M. Lesperance (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-cummings-pediatric-otolaryngology-by-marci-m-lesperance/

Re: Thinking about W11? watch this....... (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: GB

What sort of arsehole were you posting that crap for, then?

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: jimmy

https://www.mypal-browser.org/ "Marco Moock" wrote in message news:20220607165631.559b5f2b@ryz... Am Dienstag, 07. Juni 2022, um 15:08:30 Uhr schrieb GB: XP runs server applications by default that aren't patched anymore, so just hav

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: jimmy

mypal for xp browser! "Marco Moock" wrote in message news:20220607165631.559b5f2b@ryz... Am Dienstag, 07. Juni 2022, um 15:08:30 Uhr schrieb GB: XP runs server applications by default that aren't patched anymore, so just having a con

Re: Thinking about W11? watch this....... (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: jimmy

Sorry I should have said I wasn't posting that for a fucking asshole like you tosser! "Adrian Caspersz" wrote in message news:jhdb7aFfn87U1@mid.individual.net... On 21/06/2022 03:38, jimmy wrote: "Windows 11 Must Be Stopped - A Veter

(PDF) Handbook of Therapeutic Antibodies 4 Volume Set 2nd Edition by Dbel

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Handbook of Therapeutic Antibodies 4 Volume Set 2nd Edition by Dbel (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-handbook-of-therapeutic-antibodies-4-volume-set-2nd-edition-by-dbel/

(PDF) Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics 2nd Edition by Tabrizi

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Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics 2nd Edition by Tabrizi (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-development-of-antibody-based-therapeutics-2nd-edition-by-tabrizi/

(PDF) Bacterial Pathogens and Their Virulence Factors by Johnson

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Bacterial Pathogens and Their Virulence Factors by Johnson (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-bacterial-pathogens-and-their-virulence-factors-by-johnson/

(PDF) Clinically Oriented Anatomy 8th Edition by Keith L. Moore

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Hester Holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Clinically Oriented Anatomy 8th Edition by Keith L. Moore (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-clinically-oriented-anatomy-8th-edition-by-keith-l-moore/

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: GB

7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms, apparently, so you might be best off to use very large drives. :)

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Raj Kundra

My E mail addres is here, just remove bits.

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: jkn

I might well be interested in some of the WD Red Pro 3TB SATA - shall I contact you via eBay? J^n

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

In my to be designed teleport system, for disaster recovery purposes, I need to store the exact configuration of every atom of my being in a RAID array. How many drives do I need? Microsoft or Linux based OS?

Re: OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives. (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: SH

I might be if the pricing is very KEEN, I could go up to 16 of the 3TB drives..... S.

OT: 3TB SATA and 8TB SAS NAS Hard drives.

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Posted: 7 Days 5 Hours ago by: Raj Kundra

I got about 50Pcs of these 8TB SAS Enterprise NAS Hard drives come yesterday. Seagate Exos 7E8 ST8000NM0075 Some actually Hitachi, but with Lenovo Part No: 00WE790, 00WE794  Plus some 50 Pcs 3TB SATA NAS Hard drives:  WD RED PRO 3

Re: Thinking about W11? watch this....... (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

"Windows 11 Must Be Stopped - A Veteran PC Repair Shop Owner's Dire Warning - Jody Bruchon" Yawn.

Thinking about W11? watch this.......

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Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: jimmy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcafzHL8iBQ

Re: 8TB NAS HD recommendations (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Abandoned_Trolley

Is there a reason for limiting the capacity of a single drive to 8TB ?

Re: 8TB NAS HD recommendations (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Theo

I wouldn't feel too bad about using used discs in a RAID, since if one goes the others still have the data. The main thing to consider with enterprise drives is they can be more power hungry and noisier. Although possibly the difference

Re: 8TB NAS HD recommendations (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: RJH

Yes, I think so - the existing are 3.5". I think CMR is better? So yes, if it's more reliable. Speed isn't an issue. As 2 - I don't mind. Yes, I would consider - much as ex-enterprise. The NAS is now only switched on for a few hours

Re: 8TB NAS HD recommendations (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Gordon

Questions. 1) Large Format Factor will they fit into you NAS? 2) Looks as if the are CMR, which you need/want. 3) OEM drives Y/N? 4)Refurbished warranty returns drives Y/N?

(PDF) Chromogranins - from Cell Biology to Physiology by Tommaso Angelone

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for Chromogranins - from Cell Biology to Physiology by Tommaso Angelone (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/ebook-chromogranins-from-cell-biology-to-physiology-by-tommaso-angelone/

(PDF) The Physiology of Microalgae by Michael A. Borowitzka

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Posted: 10 Days 15 Hours ago by: hester holt

This is the PDF eBook version for The Physiology of Microalgae by Michael A. Borowitzka (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-the-physiology-of-microalgae-by-michael-a-borowitzka/

8TB NAS HD recommendations

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: RJH

I've outgrown the 4TB HDs in my Synology NAS so plan an upgrade to 2 x 8TB. Any recommendations? I was also looking at the ex-enterprise disks, for example: https://www.bargainhardware.co.uk/components/enterprise-hdds-sdds-storage/large-

Re: improving appearance of scratches in laptop LCD screen (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: GlowingBlueMist

If the problems really bother you I'd take a look on YouTube on how to replace the entire screen. Now a days you can usually find a step-by-step video showing you how to do this based on your laptop's brand and model. One other benefit

improving appearance of scratches in laptop LCD screen

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: jkn

Hi all as per the subject, really. I have recently bought a laptop via eBay which is otherwise as advertised, but has a couple of small-ish scratches on the screen. I am a bit of a picky b*gger at times, and these are going to annoy me a li

(PDF) New Psychoactive Substances - Pharmacology, Clinical, by Maurer

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Hester Holt

This is the PDF eBook version for New Psychoactive Substances - Pharmacology, Clinical, by Maurer (Download link for cheap price) https://booksca.ca/library/pdf-new-psychoactive-substances-pharmacology-clinical-by-maurer/

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

uk.comp.homebuilt

Posted: 15 Days ago by: Koopa

Recieved a free DATA SIM in the post today which has no credit and I didn't even need to create a dial up connection. Windows 10 automatically recognised there was a SIM card installed and made a connection see here... https://imgur.c

Re: English Amercian? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Jeff Gaines

Good idea if somebody is trying to carry out " behaviour impacting modifications" on you :-)

Re: English Amercian? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mike Halmarack

Press 'Escape'?

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: jkn

FWIW I've just bought one of these from eBay: a little board with 2off Mains relays, controlled by USB. Less than a fiver... <https://slomkowski.eu/projects/automatic-usb-mains-switch/relay-module-attiny45-soldered-wires.jpg> There are

Re: Dell XPS 13 9343 not recognising replacement charger - will run (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: David

xps-13-9350-laptop_reference%20guide_en-us.pdf That isn't the PC I am working on. Must double check the model. My bad. Service tag says 9343. Ooops! Dave R

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run but not chargw (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 22 Hours ago by: Theo

Oh? This shows a USB-C port: https://dl.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_laptop/esuprt_xps_laptop/xps-13-9350-laptop_reference%20guide_en-us.pdf As it happens I haven't used the 9560 for a few months, took it off the shelf, not powe

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jeff Gaines

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: David

Update - ordered a replacement PSU same as above and it shows the same behaviour. Power light on the front of the laptop shows white briefly then goes out. Diagnostics show unknown PSU. Next assumption is that the female connection in

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: David

If only! Unfortunately iy is pre USB C.

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run (thread)

uk.comp.homebuilt

Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: David

Yes, it has. Used for PSU detection as I understabd it.

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Dan

Have you looked at Dell outlet?

English Amercian?

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Jeff Gaines

I am trying out Visual Studio 2022, very different to the VS 2008 I am used to. When loading an old project it came up with the following error message: "These projects are either not supported or need project behaviour impacting modi

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Jeff Gaines

It arrived yesterday and is now set up and I am trying Visual Studio 2022, often makes it run at 100% CPU usage which is a good test. On price it's difficult to tell I think, i5 models are being advertise at £999 so I think I will t

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Theo

That looks like a reasonable spec for the price. It's an ultrabook i7, so don't expect to do weather simulation but should be fine for domestic purposes. Last-gen, but fine if you don't need the extra performance/battery improvement of

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: Jeff Gaines

Many thanks Theo :-) I have ordered an ASUS ExpertBook B1500 15.6" Full HD Laptop (Intel Core i7-1165G7, 512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Windows 10 with free upgrade to Windows 11). I ordered it last week but a long running dispute with my bank m

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Koopa

Thanks I'll need to get a SIM first and some data on it. Seems easy enough to setup.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Theo

Yes, it's just a dialup network. Set up a dialup connection using the serial device of the dongle as the connection port (COMn, see Device Manager. If you have several try them all), the modem config string to: AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","youra

Re: AMD Ryzen (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Theo

Budget? I can't say I've looked a lot at laptops, but Ryzens are pretty good on desktops. But rather depends on what is available at your chosen price point. Do you have particular models in mind? (bearing in mind both Ryzen and Intel

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Koopa

My D430 has a 5530 HSPA mobile broadband card installed, I managed to download a Windows 7 driver for it which works in Windows 10. However the mobile broadband connection software manager from Dell won’t install under Windows 10. Am I

AMD Ryzen

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Jeff Gaines

I need to get a laptop with a bigger screen, partly because my eyes are getting on a bit but mainly because I use it mostly to connect with my desktop over RDP and run Visual Studio remotely, there's LOTS of information on the screen!

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

2GB is the max for a D430, 1GB soldered on, optional 1GB in slot.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: GB

How easy is it to add a bit of RAM? No point going over 4GB.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Koopa

Sorry to reply to my own post again but Edge seems to be loading in about 10 seconds now, this is running it for the first time after desktop has loaded, sweet. Maybe it’s the Edge startup boost feature. I installed Thunderbird as well

Re: home server low power ARM dream? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 22 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

Yup, the tiny mini micro thing featured on ServeTheHome I have a couple of the Lenovo M73 units. They are fine, i3-4130T 3.2GHz. Barebones, less than £45 on eBay. Being an old intel CPU, newer offerings are more power efficient and re

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: Koopa

The machine has 2GB of memory, I just loaded the Edge browser and checked the task manager for free memory. There's about 500MB free. Another good thing is that the CMOS battery in the laptop is dead so it can't keep the correct time.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Koopa

I just reinstalled Windows 10 Home 32bit from an installation disc I created with the media creation tool. It takes a few minutes to get to the desktop but Edge now loads in about 30 seconds instead of the 2-3 minutes it took before. Las

Re: home server low power ARM dream? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Theo

https://www.servethehome.com/introducing-project-tinyminimicro-home-lab-revolution/ and followup articles have lots of info on the various models. Not quite as low power as a Pi (<10W idle) but better than a regular desktop. There are al

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run but not chargw (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Theo

Can you try charging it via the USB-C port? I have a 9560 and it charges fine that way. BIOS may moan the USB-C adapter is underpowered, but click OK and it still charges. If so, perhaps you could use a cheaper USB-C cheaper rather tha

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: jkn

Hmm - also just realised that I could move one of my Lenovo USFF units in the garage... and perhaps use that to power on the big server as well. So - either see if wifi will work between that and an Tasmota plug, both *inside* a metal ca

Re: Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Has the charger got the 3rd pin in the centre of the barrel?

Dell XPS 13 9350 not recognising replacement charger - will run but

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: David

Trying to fix a Dell XPS 13 9350 which is refusing to charge. Brief history: Original power brick failed Replacement obtained on line in desperate haste so probably not genuine Dell despite the label. OK for a couple of months but now la

Re: home server low power ARM dream? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

If it chews 100 W continuous, then you'd need 2 kWp of panels, and in the dingiest season at least 1.5 kWh of battery capacity in order to roughly balance production and consumption with a bit of borrowing from the grid ... that's £2

Re: home server low power ARM dream? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: jkn

Hi Adrian not sure if it's quite right for you, but as mentioned in the other thread I also have some Lenovo USFF units running indoors. They are pretty cute, and can run docker and VMs. I have an M93 and an M910q IIRC. They come in vari

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: jkn

I have located a 'spare' Beaglebone black in my drawer, and am thinking of hooking it up to a mains relay board like this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/401755283935

home server low power ARM dream?

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

Following on from the previous thread, I'm preparing for December when my fixed electricity tariff runs out, and either this heavy "server iron" has to go, or I add solar cells for it. Some things will go to the OCI cloud free tier, but

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: jkn

Hmm... Slightly annoyingly I gave away an old RPi recently, and brought another spare one back into service for a different purpose. I wonder if I have any more kicking around... RPi, wifi, Tasmota ... it's all getting a bit inelegant..

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Theo

https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/ If you have a Pi with wifi, or a Pi with a wifi dongle. According to this, an old Pi 1 with USB wifi takes about a watt: https://www.pidramble.com/wiki/benchmarks/

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: jkn

I had thought of that ... but since I am trying to minimise power consumption, it feels a bit retrograde...

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Theo

Could you run a mini access point just for the plugs? Use an old router for the purpose? Doesn't need to be on the same SSID as the rest. Theo

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: GB

I have a Dell Vostro running a 2GHz Core2Duo on W10, ie similar to yours but a tad faster. That ran a bit slowly, but nothing like you are describing. It did have 4GB of RAM, and an SSD. If your machine has 2GB of RAM, that should be

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: SH

As others have suggested, running a lightweight Linux like Xunbuntu or Lubuntu is worth consdering.... and did you know Edge browser is available for Linux? https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/2/22759123/microsoft-edge-linux-stable-channe

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Koopa

Well I've had my fun, I daren't go online with it. Be ok as an offline machine but I'll never use it.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Koopa

Windows 10 ran like a pig, 3 minutes to load an Edge browser!

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: jkn

Hi Theo yes, I need wired, it is to the garage and I don't think the Wifi gets that far. I have a couple of Tasmoto-firmware 'power plugs' I'd use otherwise. Regards, J^n

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Couple of sites show it having a 1.8" HD on a CE/ZIF connector, if still available you could piggy-back an mSATA SSD onto a conversion board, I'd worry about what web browser first ...

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: SH

fair point!

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: GB

What do you think was slowing it down?

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

A machine that age, could well be IDE instead of SATA, that'll pretty much exclude SSD ...

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: SH

for a faster machine, swap the existing HDD for an SSD.....

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Koopa

Don't know I'm just happy to have a fast machine again.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

NP. I presume SP3 (or the unofficial SP4) is easily available?

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Koopa

Thanks Andy, all installed and activated. Just got to download all the drivers from Dell now. Thanks again.

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Theo

Do you need wired? If wifi is OK, these: https://templates.blakadder.com/uk.html have an ESP8266 inside that can be reflashed with alternative firmware (eg Tasmota, ESPHome). Tasmota makes them have a web interface on your LAN, or they

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Max Collisions

Ah, already suggested, didn't check.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Max Collisions

Download from Archive.com ? https://archive.org/search.php?query=xp+iso&sin

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Marco Moock

XP runs server applications by default that aren't patched anymore, so just having a connection without really using it is already a risk. Browsing is also a problem because mostly all browser developers stopped supporting XP, so vulnera

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Marco Moock

XP is EOL, don't use it. Switch to Linux of possible. Check archive.org.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jaimie Vandenbergh

Assume immediate compromise. You won't be far wrong. Cheers - Jaimie

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Koopa

Hi, thanks for the offer. I've emailed you.

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: GB

I still have a couple of XP machines, but only used offline. How risky is it running XP on a machine that you use for browsing?

Re: Windows XP Pro install disc (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

If you don't find one, let me know, I have an original Dell Latitude XP Pro + SP2 CD here, I could upload a .iso image somewhere ...

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: jkn

Hmm - most of the "switch mains power via LAN/Ethernet" units that I can find are either: - no longer available - an unhoused PCB that I would need to case up, and provide a Power Supply for - very expensive Any cheaper housed units that

Windows XP Pro install disc

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Koopa

I’d like to reinstall Windows XP Pro on my Dell Latitude D430 as it takes a couple of minutes to load Edge in Windows 10 which it is currently running. I’ve had a look at Dell website and you need a 16GB usb dongle to restore using the

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: jkn

Yes, that's a thought ... the wifi doesn't get to the garage, I'd have to find a wired one of some sort. I'm a bit out of touch with what is available, I'll take a look. J^n

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

I've got a very old HP DL385 G5 that I no longer use, as it's a monster swallowing 100W on one PSU (rating 1kW) just keeping the iLO subsystem running(!), that waiting for a Wake-On-Lan packet to start the main board. Was useful back i

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: RJH

Is that with the wake-on LAN (WoL)? I've not thought to check my Synology but I'd thought/hoped it'd be a lot less than 15W . . .

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Jaimie Vandenbergh

Yeah. We've managed to get the house base load down to 150W (it's mostly Internet/wifi/smart stuff - and the fridge and freezer!) through similarly boring methods. It did bring the power bill down from £220 to £80 though, so good value

Re: improve home server power consumption - smaller PSU worth a try? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: jkn

Just to give a general update on this ... - I have got the management port running with a separate Ethernet cable; so I can power the server on and off remotely. This also gives me better visibility of the current consumption - I have ad

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