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The VMF is without a doubt the best tool in my tool box, But my computer is starting to look like it's been in my tool box. I have many times dropped my wrench to come look somthing up on the forum and my key board is turning black from all the grease not to mention my mouse.
I need to buy a new computer and stick this old one in my garage with the rest of the greasy parts. But then i would have to start a little network to keep my DSL working.......Oh-well what a little more money at this point. Anyone else having the same problem.

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Get one of those speak and type programs.
Then you can yell at the puter from under the car and give us real-time inputs!!
Of course program it to cut out the cursing. *G*
You know, "What the H#@$ is this stupid piece of S#*@!
Not that I do this I'm a little angel.


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My neighborhood is 45 years old with 45 year old phone system! We're far from the s.o. and everything is SLOW. The best I've seen is 28.8 and the slowest is 12! The local cable tv co is offering the 'net at $39.00 a month that's a lot faster than the local dsl, which I would do, but I got AOL free for the year when I bought my new computer. But the real thing that is holding me back is the cable co. here REALLY SUX! That why I went to Direct tv., so I don't expect their 'net service to be any better. Oh well.

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A keyboard cover works wonders....most garages and shops have them on all their shop terminals...

Mice are cheap...usually by the time it gets too slimy the ball and guides have worn out....

Try a Lucent Orinoco or Farallon wireless network....we're using an Airport network for our Macs and I love it....
The base station will hook to the DSL line and the computers will communicate with it wirelessly.....

I can grab up my wife's iMac and take it out to the office and still stay in touch with the main computer in the house....I'll be adding an Orinoco PCMCIA card to my laptop for use in the shop....

So far the effective range at 2 MBPS and above (optimum is 11) has been about 150ft....beyond that and the signal falls off.....

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You said it, the VMF rocks. I have a network in the house and have HighSpeed Internet on 4 computers, but haven't installed a network drop in the garage yet. Plan on doing this in the next week or so, can't wait! If you decide to go this route in the future, let me know if you need help with the details.

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My DSL generaly runs at about 1500K Somtimes it drops to about 1000k but it's still Lightning fast and I will Never go back to a dial up modem. I pay 40 a month and use my phone and fax on the same line all at once. I love it, I would pay double that price.......But don't tell them.

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I have a laptop with black keys. It helps mask the problem. Then again, that's why I wear dark colored underwear. /forums/images/icons/blush.gif

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On one of the computer mail lists to which I subscribe, several members have reported good experiences in sticking their keyboard in the dishwasher. I haven't personally tried it, but I also haven't been brave enough to use the dishwasher as a Mustang parts cleaner.

Uh oh! I just remembered that was the way I cleaned the tail lenses.

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Just take the keyboard and put it in the dishwasher. After that, let it dry out completely. I've done this several times over the years and it completely gets out all of the grease and goop that's down in the board.
 
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