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I'm still up to me neck in strangeness. As I can not get my new rig to play nicely an have not managed to sort out the travelling pc which is going to my sister at some point (it should have been her christmas present) I took a detour. The local freecycle site offered for free a Dell 4700 which apparently only need a hard drive. As it was only up the road from me an just round corner I thought that would do as a decent backup. Off I went to pick it up. Nice looking thing not too big and it has a Pentium 3.0 Ghz and a vga connector. Great I thought just perfect as a backup as I have a spare 12
So recently I picked up a gently used Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet running Windows 8.1. Even though I love and frequently use my Nexus 7, I figured I would like to see what another OS on a tablet could do. This is my first exposure to Windows 8. It's also the first time I've used Windows on anything but a traditional desktop and laptop. I haven't had much of a chance to play with it yet. Before I break something, anyone have some advice? Some parts of it seem somewhat traditional while other parts are really odd.
Greetings. I have a bad monitor and a friend who's good with electronics and circuitry who's interested in trying to fix it. So I was wondering if anyone would have some idea what the problem is with this monitor and what to look at once we get it opened up. The monitor turns on just fine. The problem is when it it connected to a computer. Once I plug in the VGA cable, the computer desktop shows for a few seconds then the monitor just goes blank and that's it. When tested, the computer still detects that another monitor is been connected, but the monitor itself shows no image after a f
V.T. Eric Layton posted a topic in Bruno's All Things Linuxhttp://tinyurl.com/cuwhh4y