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    Water Purifier suggestion

    Hi All I am looking to replace my ageing (14 years old) Aquaguard I-nova. I do not require RO as I use the corporation supplied water which mostly has TDS in the range of 100-120. I am looking for a low maintenance water purifier for purchase in the Delhi-NCR region. I cannot do without a...
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    Display dead?

    Hi Everyone I recently upgraded to SSD (WD 120 Gb) and installed Win 7 Ultimate (64 bit), after a few days of smooth run I am facing issues with display. Please look at the attached images. My desktop freezes at this point and only option left is a hard reboot. What do you think could be...
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    PC Peripherals PSU Suggestions

    HI All I am on lookout for a new PSU as my current PSU (Tacens Supero 500W) had gone bad and giving problems and i need to replace it. My config is as follows: AMD Athlon II X3 440 ASUS M4A78LT-M-LE 1 TB WD HDD Sony DVD writer 2 x 2 gb Corsair XMS3 1666 RAM Please suggest an appropriate PSU...
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    CPU/Mobo System Booting issues

    Hi I am facing problems with booting of my system for past 2 days now. Whenever I boot the system, it never boots up at first time. Most of times it powers down/shuts off at POST screen. Then after repeated booting attempts it boots up and runs fine. I have tried swapping RAMs, trying 1...
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    PC Peripherals UPS Suggestion

    Hi All I am looking for a change in my UPS as my 5 year old Microtek 600VA UPS is now longer providing backup for my new system, although I replaced the battery few months ago only. My config is as follows: AMD Athlon X3 440 WD 1 TB Green HDD 4 GB Corsair RAM. 1 Sony DVD Writer. 2 Case fans...
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    Looking for a phone in budget of 5-7K

    Hi All One of my friends is looking for a phone within a budget of 5-7K Questions:- 1. Q: Budget? A: 5-7 K 2. Q: Preferred Form Factor? A: Bar 3. Q: Preferred display type? A: TFT 4. Q: Do you have any brand preference or dislike? Please name them. A: No brand preference as such 5. Q...
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    Apple iTunes alternatives?

    Hi All One of my friends has recently acquired an Ipod Touch and for transfers and synchronization she uses I-tunes but strangely I-tunes tends to delete the old songs, ebooks etc when newer ones are added. Even when new ebooks are added the old songs get deleted and so on and so forth. Could...
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    Storage Solutions Dual Layer DVD Burning issue

    Hi All I had ordered National Dual Layer 8.5 gb DVDs from DVDStore which i received today, however, I am having some issues with the DVDs. Can anyone please help me out with these. I have Sony DRU 880S DVD Writer. Whenever I use the Nero Disc Speed Tool to scan the quality of disc I am...
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    PC for home usage; 18-20K

    Q: What is your budget? 18-20K Q: What is your existing hardware configuration NA Q: Which hardware will you be keeping (component name - component brand and model) I have purchased the following recently Monitor - Benq G2220HD RAM - Corsair XMS3 4GB DDR3 (CMX4GX3M2A1600​C9) Q: Which...
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    PC Config Suggestions, 30-35K

    Hi I am planning to get a new rig. My requirements aren't too extensive. I will be using it mostly for some Office work and the usual surfing, listening to music etc. I am NOT into gaming at all, however I would want to watch the HD/Blu Ray content on this rig in near future. Do I need a...
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    PC Peripherals UPS gone or is it the battery

    Hi All I have a Microtek 600VA UPS which is 5 yrs old now. Now it has developed problems, till yesterday it was providing backup but since today its backup has gone, irrespective of how much i charged it. Now the moment mains supply is cut, off goes the UPS with a continuous long beep, providing...
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    Car & Bike Maruti 800 underbody corroded !!!

    Hi All I bought a used M800 6 months back now my M800 has developed underbody corrosion which I came to know only recently when I was getting wheel alignment done. The guy showed me the areas of corrosion which are basically near the front wheels. The particular areas have practically corroded...
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    Storage Solutions External HardDrive Suggestions

    Hi All I am planning to buy an 3.5 external hard disk. I checked out on ebay and found a pretty decent deal on Maxtor 500 gb. Now I want to know how reliable are these? anyone has any experience with these drives? Its a desktop drive and needs external power source too. It carries a 3 year...
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    Canon A590IS purchase

    Hi All I have decided to purchase the Canon A590IS. I checked out the market prices as well as online prices in ebay, Indiaplaza etc. The price difference is quite much between dealer warranty and manufacturer warranty. Is it ok to go with dealer warranty (which i consider as good as no...
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    Storage Solutions Suggestions for IDE DVD Writer

    Hi All I m planning to buy a DVD writer, since my rig is bit old so I m looking for an IDE DVD writer and NOT SATA. I searched in forums and saw Samsung have quite a few recommendations, so I checked up their website but I could find only one IDE DVD Writer there which was SH-S202J Here is the...
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    Suggestion for Washing Machine

    Hi All I am looking for a washing machine for myself. My budget is upto 15K for same. I am looking for a fully automatic one which can handle loads of around 6-7 kgs. Please suggest which brands should i chek for? how r the Samsungs n LGs? are they gud enuff? I have used videocon till now and...
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    PC Peripherals Dying PSU

    Hi All Recently I downloaded the HWmonitor and checked my CPU voltage.. the 5V seem to be pretty low. Is it time to change the PSU? my current PSU is a Mercury 300 watt and is about 3.5 yrs old. Please suggest.
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    Booting problems and physical memory dump

    Hi I am having problems with booting of my system. Today morning it just failed to boot so I opened up and cleaned up the RAM and it finally booted but after the initial XP boot screen it gave BSOD of dumping physical memory. Even after repeated boot attempts its still the same. It always stops...
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    Suggest VFM Window AC

    Hi I am looking for a 1.5 ton window AC for a room size of approx 140 sq feet. I checked out few brands today. I liked Voltas Vertis, however, while checking out Onida the shopkeeper told me it has a Hitachi compressor, is it indeed true? how would other brands like whirlpool n Haier compare...
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    Refrigerator suggestion Electrolux vs Samsung

    Hi all I m looking for a 280 L refrigerator (time to bid gudbye to old warhorse Voltas). I have shortlisted basically two brands Electrolux and Samsung Samsung RT 28 Electrolux ER -37 (318L) and there is one other model of 280L (dont know the model number) bcoz its latest entrant and...
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