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Forum: Hardware 2006-02-08, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By ndpowell
Smile Battery holder & CMOS jumper.

Now this is one that I would never have thought of. I will definately check this out. The clear CMOS jumper appears to be in the correct place. I have never moved it since I got this board, but I...
Forum: Hardware 2006-02-07, 10:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By ndpowell
Question Motherboard Problem

Hi folks. I have a Chaintech motherboard with a P4 processor. If I cut the power completely, it will not hold its CMOS settings. I have replaced the battery, and installed a new 400W power supply. ...
Forum: Math 2005-07-12, 01:04
Replies: 18
Views: 2,576
Posted By ndpowell
Smile Thanks

I want to thank everyone who contributed to this thread. I did not have algebra in college. I suppose that whomever was efforting the class schedules did not believe that algebra was relative to...
Forum: Math 2005-07-11, 02:17
Replies: 18
Views: 2,576
Posted By ndpowell
Question Help me out here

OK! I am lost on the terms "floor" and "ceiling" beyond their obvious meanings. Where do I plug in my numbers? I tried it on a hand calculator. No luck.
Forum: Math 2005-07-10, 13:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,576
Posted By ndpowell
Question Exponential Digits

Can anyone tell me a way to determine how many digits are in an exponential number? For example: 1.79^308. :unsure:
Forum: PrimeNet 2005-07-08, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By ndpowell
Smile I stand corrected

Please accept my apology. If George is keeping a seperate database, on a seperate machine, then that makes it a different story. I would guess this keep him quite busy. Thanks for the correction. ...
Forum: Programming 2005-07-08, 13:27
Replies: 2
Views: 3,281
Posted By ndpowell
Question Reading CPU Temperature

Does anyone know of any code that I can place in an app to read the cpu's core temperature sensor?
Forum: PrimeNet 2005-07-08, 02:12
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By ndpowell
Arrow Get-er-done!

OK folks, it's time to quit goofing. Some way, somehow, let's get this server problem fixed. This situation endangers the entire GIMPS project. The server is the "hub." Without it, the work...
Forum: Hardware 2005-07-07, 20:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,191
Posted By ndpowell
Question Laptop CPU

I have a laptop with a 1.5GHz Celeron M processor. While running Prime95's torture test. The CPU temperature ran about 70C. Too hot, or not? :question:

I tried using the "throttle" setting...
Forum: Math 2005-06-26, 20:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By ndpowell
Smile I have 512MB. I have the memory settings in P95...

I have 512MB. I have the memory settings in P95 at 24 and 32. I found that, if I set them too high, WinXP starts using its paging file a lot, causing hard drive thrashing. I will try raising it...
Forum: Math 2005-06-25, 02:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By ndpowell
Question P-1 Testing

I am currently running a potential 10^6 exponent. For some reason, P95 skipped the 2nd step of the P-1 test. I was wondering why. Anyone?
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-24, 12:37
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By ndpowell
Arrow I tried this out. It didn't seem to make any...

I tried this out. It didn't seem to make any difference! It also generated a lot more noise.
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-23, 02:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By ndpowell
Smile I may give this a try. Thanks! :smile:

I may give this a try. Thanks! :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-22, 01:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By ndpowell
Smile Exactly right. Mine has removable side panels. ...

Exactly right. Mine has removable side panels. :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-22, 01:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By ndpowell
Arrow It is at the back top. The, much more powerful,...

It is at the back top. The, much more powerful, case fan was negating the PSU fan, pulling air in through the back of the PSU, past the PSU's fan, and then down into the case. The PSU fan is at the...
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-21, 10:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,080
Posted By ndpowell
Smile That could also be Intel := x86, or Intel == x86,...

That could also be Intel := x86, or Intel == x86, or just Intel = x86. Just wanted to make sure that the others weren't left out :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-21, 02:44
Replies: 23
Views: 4,942
Posted By ndpowell
Smile Dell

The company where I work now buys Dell exclusively. It used to be a mix of Micron, Compaq, and whatever. Dell desktops are excellent, as are their Latitude series laptops. I work in the I/T...
Forum: Hardware 2005-06-21, 02:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By ndpowell
Lightbulb CPU Temperatures & Air Flow

I recently upgraded this computer to a P4 2.8GHz CPU. As part of that process, I was able to locate a software app that monitored the CPU, and internal case temperatures. It also allows for manual...
Forum: PrimeNet 2005-06-19, 11:07
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By ndpowell
Question Manual Communication Errors

I'm having trouble doing manual communication with the PrimeNet server. It always gives me the following message:

The name specified is not recognized as an
internal or external command,...
Forum: Lounge 2005-06-19, 02:21
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By ndpowell
Exclamation Adware/Spyware

Adware and spyware are big problems for any single home system. It is a huge problem for corporate networks. No matter how good the scanning software is, they get through. I know, by trade. I have...
Forum: Software 2005-06-18, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,393
Posted By ndpowell
Question Intermediate Files

During P-1 factoring, Prime95 is unable to resume where it left off if something happens. It just starts over. Based on what I read in the help file, I should be able to resume from anywhere in the...
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