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ACPI\SMO8810 Dell driver [SOLVED!]

Q. Hi, I just bought a Dell laptop and resinstalled Windows 7 on it. Now I have an unknown device ‘ACPI/SMO8810’. What driver can I download to fix it? A.Here is the download link to solve your ACPI/SMO8810 Unknown Device issue: , Dell dl link NOTE: That is the accelerometer that is built into your laptop. More details about free fall sensors: That free-fall sensor is an accelerometer which can detect movement (i.e. downward acceleration or falling) and using that sensor your laptop

TEW-453APB default IP address & username/password

Default IP address: 192.168.0.228 Default username: admin Default password: password More info: TRENDnet | Products | PoE Access Points | TEW-453APB SG :: TRENDnet TEW-453APB Wireless Access Point Antennas for 453APB (Amazon) NOTE: Even after a hard reset, the 453APB sometimes seem to retain the last static IP that it was assigned to. If the default IP does not work, you may want to try FastResolver to scan all potential IP addresses.

[Err] [Bak] 1286 – Unknown table engine ‘InnoDB 00:00:00’

Last night I had an error show up a couple times while using Navicat to backup database on Weblogs.us. This was the error: [Err] [Bak] 1286 – Unknown table engine ‘InnoDB 00:00:00’ On this server MyISAM was preferred so I had specifically disabled InnoDB, yet something was trying to deal with InnoDB and it was causing the backup error . To determine which table(s) were causing the problem, I used the following SQL statement: SELECT TABLE_NAME, ENGINE FROM information_schema.TABLES WHERE TABLE_SCHEMA =

Two takes on Intel’s NUC (pros/cons)

I am a big fan of Intel’s little NUCs. They are very easy to work on and their performance is entirely satisfactory for many purposes: I built one for my dad to use as an always on storage/downloading computer, and I built another as a green mini-web-server for a client. 🙂 Along those lines, here is a rather positive review detailing a NUC as HTPC setup: How we built a tiny home theater PC with Intel’s NUC | PCWorldhttp://www.pcworld.com/article/2020577/how-we-built-a-tiny-home-theater-pc-with-intels-nuc.htmlFull-featured PCs are getting

Asus VivoBook S200E Review

I recently purchased an Asus VivoBook S200E from Staples. The actual purchase was a bit spur of the moment as it occured during a business trip to SC.  However, I had been eyeing that particular laptop since Christmas so when I happened to find a coupon to get the laptop for $399, the low price tag was too good to pass. Especially for a relatively powerful laptop, complete with touch capability, in a very nice travel-size. 🙂 Pros: Nice size

WiFi What is the correct three antenna configuration: Intel Centrino 6300 mini PCIe card?

Quoted question: […] The laptop has three antenna cables, black, white, and grey. One of them was not used on the old wireless module. The wireless seems to work with the assignment I’ve chosen, but I’ve been having some connectivity issues which are perhaps related to an improper configuration Quoted answer: […] white cable (main connector) black cable (aux connector) grey cable (middle connector for MIMO) […] via wireless networking – What is the correct antenna configuration for an Intel Centrino

Intel Ultimate-N 6300 agn driver download [SOLVED]

Q. Hi, I have a Dell laptop that I am clean installing Windows7 x64 on. Everything is going great except I cannot find drivers for my new Intel N6300 mini pci-e express wifi card ANYWHERE and it is driving me crazy! 🙁 Can you please help me find the correct drivers? 🙂 Thank you. A. Certainly, I am glad to help! Here are the latest drivers: (Intel DL listing link, or if that link is down ) More mirrors for