Monthly Archives: September 2008

Another XBOX Repair: Failed Hard drive and seemingly failed DVD

My son noticed a neighbor was throwing away an xbox and shouted to me, “Daddy, he’s throwing away an xbox,” all the way across the courtyard and in the house I heard him. He’s a loud 7 year old The

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Samsung YP-U2J and Windows 2000

This mp3 player is old. Dunno where it surfaced from, but I got it. Doesn’t work in 2000 because it uses MTP mode rather than register as a USB Storage Device. You can replace the firmware. After enough googling to

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Portable Google Chrome and Windows 2000

Already people making it portable. I guess they all use the nightly builds, which I haven’t gotten to work on 2000. I thought the OS at work wasn’t gonna run this at all but I took my installed Chrome from

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Google Chrome on Windows 2000 / Asus Eee PC

Japanese people are amazingly smart. I was able to change my user-agent as one blog suggested to download the Google Chrome setup, but it wouldn’t run… So I downloaded the files in a zip. It warned about Windows 2000 not

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Free internet setup on Nokia 6086

This’ll work on many handsets, but here are the step-by-step I used on the Nokia 6086. I use the free dial-up service provided by NoCharge. $6/m t-zones is enough to use opera mini and google maps, but I was minimizing

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The Nokia 6086 can run Google Mobile Maps!

T-mobile US highly restricts java applications, especially on their Nokia handsets. With my previous phone, the Nokia 6133, you could flash to an unbranded firmware and run anything. It was great. But now I have a Nokia 6086 … The

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