Instructables: exploring - technology - computers - diy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:44:15 PST BLOX v1.01 How to build Silent (HT)PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-Silent-HTPC/
How to build Silent (HT)PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F4JJ/I376V0W1/FXUF4JJI376V0W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F4JJ/I376V0W1/FXUF4JJI376V0W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F4JJ/I376V0W1/FXUF4JJI376V0W1.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Making a completely silent PC is a dream for most of us and a challenge for many of us. Ideal PC runs as cold as possible. Well it is possible by adding fans to move colder air in to the PC case. Or making the PC liquid cooled. As for this project the challenge was to make a silent HTPC for cheap an...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 11:13:46 PST
Simple Shortcuts Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Shortcuts-Keyboard/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:11:18 PST
Lenovo T520 Display Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Lenovo-T520-Display-Replacement/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:44:07 PST
VB 08 Form Fade http://www.instructables.com/id/VB-08-Form-Fade/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:56:23 PDT
Add A Reg-Key to a VB 2008 APP http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-A-Reg-Key-to-a-VB-2008-APP/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:17:59 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
DIY Custom Mousepad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Mousepad/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:10:20 PDT
How to repair a laptop without picture? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-laptop-without-picture/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:04:14 PDT
How to fix a graphics card? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-graphics-card/
How to fix a graphics card? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Did your graphics card die? Computer turns on but there is no picture? Or after a while of gaming blue-screen appears? And this all happens few weeks after the warranty runs out? If the symptoms leads to a failure in graphics follow this guide.This method works with every graphics card. Even with l...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:02:42 PDT
How to Create Personalized Ecards for Wedding Invitation http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Your-Own-Wedding-Video-Ecard/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:44:33 PDT
How to make or repair network cables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-or-repair-network-cables/
How to make or repair network cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This video will show you how to use a network cable crimper to properly make a standard ethernet cable. You can use this skill to make your own cables at the exact lengths you need, or to repair network cables that have broken connectors.
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Tue, 6 May 2014 13:33:35 PDT
DIY.Building RAID Inside Video Editing System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYBuilding-RAID-Inside-Video-Editing-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SMALL.jpg Samimy DIY. Building RAID Inside Video Editing System More Info,downloads and Details about this project is available on  my blog: http://goo.gl/G9XKNA ------------------------------ Download Narration of this video in PDF: http://goo.gl/cfn249 ------------------------------
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:15:34 PST
DIY Monitor Standby Killer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Monitor-Standby-Killer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/X7F8/HPZHKQLS/FX1X7F8HPZHKQLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/X7F8/HPZHKQLS/FX1X7F8HPZHKQLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/X7F8/HPZHKQLS/FX1X7F8HPZHKQLS.SMALL.jpg tgferreira184 This my new project. I added a relay (should be 12v, mine is 24 but works fine) to my computer's power supply in order to cut the power to my monitor (or anything plugged to the power supply's 110\220v output, maybe I'l do an outlet to plug my speakers' power supply to, or maybe I'l connect them dir...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 05:56:10 PST
Multi-touch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-touch-Table-1/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 17:18:53 PST
DIY Wooden Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Computer-Case/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 18:50:51 PST
Quick DIY Wrist Rest http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-DIY-Wrist-Rest/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:45:49 PST
DIY-Building RAID Inside 400W PC Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Building-RAID-Inside-400W-PC-Casing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RKZN/HMMF5BKW/FIARKZNHMMF5BKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RKZN/HMMF5BKW/FIARKZNHMMF5BKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RKZN/HMMF5BKW/FIARKZNHMMF5BKW.SMALL.jpg Samimy DIY- Building RAID Inside 400W PC Casing This project is about building RAID ARRAY inside my older PC, i built extra cooling system as well. the video includes all the details, but still if you had questions, add comments, i try to reply as soon as possible. ---------------------------------- Mor...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 05:02:45 PDT
0$ Cpu Fan Duct http://www.instructables.com/id/0-Cpu-Fan-Duct/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:39:21 PDT
Pc Hello Kitty! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pc-Hello-Kitty/
Pc Hello Kitty! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/W5DY/HFSH5F9X/F93W5DYHFSH5F9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/W5DY/HFSH5F9X/F93W5DYHFSH5F9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/W5DY/HFSH5F9X/F93W5DYHFSH5F9X.SMALL.jpg maragato Buenas! les presento mi primer INSTRUCTABLE! :) Hace un par de años se me ocurrió revivir una vieja pc y con un monton de partes qué tenia prácticamente tiradas. Y se me ocurrió la idea de modificarla y adaptarla para una nena, personalizandola con la famosa gatita de Hello Kitty. La pc ya era bas...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 18:52:26 PDT
How to make a Chat Room (With Notepad) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Chat-Room-With-Notepad/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 12:09:34 PST
Doubled Sided Printing at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Doubled-Sided-Printing-at-Home/
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:43:02 PDT
How to build a computer or PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-computer-or-PC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5ZVJ/H703OOA7/FDQ5ZVJH703OOA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5ZVJ/H703OOA7/FDQ5ZVJH703OOA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5ZVJ/H703OOA7/FDQ5ZVJH703OOA7.SMALL.jpg nukem384 Watch and learn how to put together your own PC in no time! Song: Deliberate Thought by incompetech.com
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:33:20 PDT
How to make a CDROM Power Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-CDROM-Power-Adapter-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/6SBS/H4VQO931/F336SBSH4VQO931.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/6SBS/H4VQO931/F336SBSH4VQO931.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/6SBS/H4VQO931/F336SBSH4VQO931.SMALL.jpg MrJentis This is my version of a quick and simple adapter that allows you to use your laptop charger/ power supply to power your computer CDROM. It's a lot smaller and less cumbersome than say a full sized computer PSU. For more info, you can visit my webpage here. I used my Case/Safe to build this project...
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 09:41:37 PDT
How to Build an 8-Bit Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-8-Bit-Computer/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 23:17:17 PDT
Mouse Scroll Wheel Hack - to make it rotate faster. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Scroll-Wheel-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/GKXM/GU9KBH49/F48GKXMGU9KBH49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/GKXM/GU9KBH49/F48GKXMGU9KBH49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/GKXM/GU9KBH49/F48GKXMGU9KBH49.SMALL.jpg ab727 Scroll wheel hack to make the scroll wheel rotate faster and without making that clicking sound. It is a very simple process. Just open the body of the mouse. Although I hope that you watch the full video but the whole process is quite easy so here are the steps if you want to dabble into it...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:19:23 PDT
DIY PC Component Selection http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PC-Component-Selection/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:37:17 PDT
How to Build a "Cheap" Gaming Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Cheap-Gaming-Computer/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:11:28 PDT
How to Remotely Shutdown/ Restart/ Logoff any Computer (Prank) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remotely-Shutdown-Restart-Logoff-any-Comp/
How to Remotely Shutdown/ Restart/ Logoff any Computer (Prank) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/EQAT/GZHJVM8X/FGBEQATGZHJVM8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/EQAT/GZHJVM8X/FGBEQATGZHJVM8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/EQAT/GZHJVM8X/FGBEQATGZHJVM8X.SMALL.jpg GameNox I DO NOT recommend doing this at school. First off, you can get yourself in to big crap if you do. Second, Administrators block cmd.exe so you can't do stuff like this.(Easy to pass though. They already have a bunch of Instructables on how.) Also, I dont know if this is considered hacking or not, s...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 08:13:20 PST
Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooler-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/1IO1/GW322HLY/FGH1IO1GW322HLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/1IO1/GW322HLY/FGH1IO1GW322HLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/1IO1/GW322HLY/FGH1IO1GW322HLY.SMALL.jpg hemalchevli This my first instructable, I got the idea to make this after I already made the laptop cooler, so I don't have any pictures of build in progress, this pretty simple, all you need is: 3 foot long 1/2" diameter PVC pipe, 4 90 degree elbow 2 cups/caps that will close the end of the pipe Measuring tape...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 21:51:53 PST
Modify a Stock Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Stock-Wifi-Antenna/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 21:08:28 PDT
7$ PVC laptop stand for 13" macbook http://www.instructables.com/id/7-PVC-laptop-stand-for-13-macbook/
7$ PVC laptop stand for 13" macbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SIJ3/GNNUVRAJ/FU9SIJ3GNNUVRAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SIJ3/GNNUVRAJ/FU9SIJ3GNNUVRAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SIJ3/GNNUVRAJ/FU9SIJ3GNNUVRAJ.SMALL.jpg toms.ezerietis No cutting, no gluing, no drilling, just plug & play! Easy as hell, only for 7 bucks!!! Fits perfectly to my 13" macbook. more instructables in my blog: https://tomseworkshop.wordpress.com/ Plug pipes together There is nothing complicated, just follow to the stop motion video and I think you ge...
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Sun, 15 May 2011 03:23:56 PDT
Part Selection Guide for Building a New Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-Selection-Guide-for-Building-a-New-Computer/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:25:32 PDT
DIY PC Fan Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PC-Fan-Controller/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 07:18:25 PST
Diy bartop arcade machine cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-bartop-arcade-machine-cabinet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/80X6/GKS0T9UH/FN480X6GKS0T9UH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/80X6/GKS0T9UH/FN480X6GKS0T9UH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/80X6/GKS0T9UH/FN480X6GKS0T9UH.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 Here is my last arcade machine. you can see a video here.
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 13:06:33 PST
$8 Wooden box computer case mod!! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Wooden-box-computer-case-mod/
$8 Wooden box computer case mod!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/TUU1/GI0TGE1Z/F0VTUU1GI0TGE1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/TUU1/GI0TGE1Z/F0VTUU1GI0TGE1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/TUU1/GI0TGE1Z/F0VTUU1GI0TGE1Z.SMALL.jpg chubyatyahoo I built a mainstream gaming computer and fit it all in a box I bought for $8 at the art store and you can do it too!  Gather your components The parts of my computer include:  Mother Board: I chose a mini Itx form factor because of it size. Zotac g45itx-b-e A CPU: Core 2 duo E7500 2.93GHz Ram: dd...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010 16:46:56 PST
Unclog HP cartridges in 2 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-unclog-HP-cartridges-in-2-minutes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/065E/GHSYTQF5/F6G065EGHSYTQF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/065E/GHSYTQF5/F6G065EGHSYTQF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/065E/GHSYTQF5/F6G065EGHSYTQF5.SMALL.jpg gm79jf Easy procedure with cheap materials that you can find at your home. Composition of "VEJA" product: * Alquil Benzeno Sulfonato de Sódio * Álcool Etoxilado * Water ENGLISH SUBTITLES SHOULD BE ON, but if off: click on the triangle on righ-down corner and activate the subs.
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 11:38:57 PST
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Computer-A-rundown-on-computer-par/
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SMALL.jpg Captin69 In this instructable I am going to attempt to show you how to build your own computer. I built this computer for about 700 with monitor. But you can build a computer for as little as 200-300 if you do it right. The lights, lighted fans and wire sleeves are not necessary but i think they look good.  ...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 20:04:32 PDT
Wifi Receiver Extender (W.R.E.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Receiver-Extender-WRE/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:20:19 PDT
Mini Server Rack Cisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Server-Rack-Cisco/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 16:16:30 PDT
How To Replace a LCD Backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-LCD-Backlight/
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 23:38:47 PDT
DIY Computer Case Badge! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Computer-Case-Badge/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:24:52 PDT
Custom Engraving Tutorial - Part 1 (skill easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Engraving-Tutorial-Part-1-skill-easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OR6R/FTDBN3CY/FSSOR6RFTDBN3CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OR6R/FTDBN3CY/FSSOR6RFTDBN3CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OR6R/FTDBN3CY/FSSOR6RFTDBN3CY.SMALL.jpg bt-custompc I thought its maybe a good idea to show of some of the techniques you could use to engrave a custom computer case / window. In the First video i show you one of the easiest ways to achieve good results without practising in nearly no time.... This method is ideal for beginners which not have much ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 13:18:59 PDT
Several Easy Steps to Boost Your Computer's Speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Several-Easy-Steps-to-Boost-Your-Computers-Speed/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 17:07:15 PDT
Add a play/skip button to your standalone CD-ROM Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-playskip-button-to-your-standalone-CD-ROM-D/
Add a play/skip button to your standalone CD-ROM Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/NCJJ/FH6V307Z/FM2NCJJFH6V307Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/NCJJ/FH6V307Z/FM2NCJJFH6V307Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/NCJJ/FH6V307Z/FM2NCJJFH6V307Z.SMALL.jpg kellster_deluxe If you want to make a CD player from an old CD-ROM drive (view here) but the drive you have doesn't have a PLAY/SKIP button on the front.....Dont dispair, you can add one to most Cd drives, read on Tools n Stuff TOOLS:Soldering iron + solderPH ScrewdriverWire cuttersBITS:CD-Rom Drive (CD Burner w...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2008 23:10:05 PDT
DIY: Mouse window http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY%3a-Mouse-window/
DIY: Mouse window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/IKLS/F4N25DNG/FFUIKLSF4N25DNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/IKLS/F4N25DNG/FFUIKLSF4N25DNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/IKLS/F4N25DNG/FFUIKLSF4N25DNG.SMALL.jpg Ainshtain DIY : Mouse window This is a small instructable in witch I will show you how to brand your mouse with a logo, name or any design that you want. i like Metallica ...and thats their logo Tools and "wepons" 1 - Dremel 2 - cuting disc 3 - dremel bits 4 - sand paper roll(for the dremel too) a - a m...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 09:47:17 PDT
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-CRT-Computer-Moniter-Into-A-Fish-Tan/
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SMALL.jpg mcanderson76 Talk about a great screen saver! I've been wanting to do this build for a while now. Just about every time I see and old CRT computer monitor by the side of the road on trash day I think to myself ...that would sure make a cool looking fish tank. So here is my first attempt at turning and old comput...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2007 23:05:18 PDT
Cheap (but excellent) Mouse Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-but-excellent-Mouse-Pad/
Cheap (but excellent) Mouse Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/8QIL/F3B4B4DV/FBM8QILF3B4B4DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/8QIL/F3B4B4DV/FBM8QILF3B4B4DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/8QIL/F3B4B4DV/FBM8QILF3B4B4DV.SMALL.jpg flashmonkey I am too cheap to spend $25 on a quality mouse pad, so I decided to make my own. Everything should be under $5. I'm using it with a Logitech G5 laser mouse, and have tested it with a Razer Copperhead laser mouse and a cheap Microsoft ball mouse. Works great with all of them, glides well and track...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2007 13:17:29 PDT
Repairing a Computer Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Computer-Keyboard/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 22:49:01 PDT
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Custom-PC%3a-The-Complete-n0ob-s-Guid/
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SMALL.jpg technick29 This Instructable will take you through the basic steps of building a computer. What you will need for this is:~Computer Case~Power supply (if not included with case)~Motherboard~Processor~Hard Drive~CD Rom drive/DVD Rom drive/Floppy Drive~Modem/Ethernet card/Wireless card~Monitor~RAM~Extra Fans (i...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 19:24:49 PDT
How to make encrypted dvd data to security save your files. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-encrypted-dvd-data-to-security-save-yo/
How to make encrypted dvd data to security save your files. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/C9QH/PE3ET9K67PV/FRZC9QHPE3ET9K67PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/C9QH/PE3ET9K67PV/FRZC9QHPE3ET9K67PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/C9QH/PE3ET9K67PV/FRZC9QHPE3ET9K67PV.SMALL.jpg mat1978 I find this a very easy method to make encrypted dvd very good to security you files.I used PGP desktop to make ENCRYPTED VIRTUAL DRIVER ( E.V.D).Note: PGP desktop is not a freeware you need to buy the software tech-piersrsr After you instal the PGP desktop duble click to open the main window ...
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Sat, 21 Oct 2006 22:37:37 PDT