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PC Computer Technology News Updates: 
Dateline: Wed 09-05-01

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Notes... "Character Building" Category - Had Enough OR Wanting For More!?!

Discussion Topics: 

  1. Know what you want to be happy with what you get! 

  2. Athlon or P4 x 2... 
  3. Sam's "Character Building" PC Build Session Follow Up From Last Week
    1. PC Build Debrief (Lessons Learned)
  4. Win2000: Fat32+ or NTFS? 
    1. File Systems
  5. Procedures: Hardware & Software + Drivers, Tweaks & Hot Fixes...
  6. How To Determine Your IP Address (WinIPcfg.exe - Win98SE / WNTIPCFG.exe - Win2000) & ISP Differences of Broadband & Dial Up.
  7. Help Solutions
    1. Windows Help
  8. HP Buys Compaq... Our Comments

 

Hardware: 

 

Software: 

Email Spam Becoming A Problem? 

 
DVD Playback Preferences & Requirements  -

  1. ATI All-In-Wonder, VIVO, or TV tuner cards using MMC 7.1 or higher 

  2. All OHCI-compliant IEEE 1394 Interfaces 
  3. Adobe Premiere 6.0 
  4. Ulead VideoStudio 5.0

 

Technology News & Trends To Watch: 

  • Reminder - Windows XP Dates To Watch (As of 8-21-01): 

    1. Windows

    2. This Friday, 08-24-2001 -  XP Gold Code: Microsoft previously told computer manufacturers expect final code Aug. 22, then pushed back delivery for final tweaking.

      1. Desktop Real Estate (Competing Icon Placements)
    3. September 15th, 2001 - Houston, TX: XP Preinstallation Training - Preinstalling Microsoft Windows XP Professional using the OEM Preinstallation Kit (Nationwide - Sept 6 thru Oct 13 @ selected locations)
    4. September 24th, 2001- New PCs shipping with XP Installed
    5. October 25th, 2001- Public Retail Launch: Packaged Software

 

Help Solutions: 

 

Broadband & Internet Discussion: 

 

Trade Shows:

Joe Whinery, Gill Boyd & Team, Authors

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Posted 09-02-2001; Updated 01/07/2006
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