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Aug 27th, 2002 by Lakeland last post
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Sweet forum idea
Cool idea for this forum.. Could be lots of fun... I personally LOVE my movies. (by Lakeland)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Lakeland last post
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Nimo Codec Pack
Here's the latest information about the Nimo Codec Pack Last update : End-August 2002 What is new ? v5.0 Build 8 - The Unique install options for DivX Playback Filters - The New Divx 5.02 Codec Build 484 - The New XviD Codec 28/06/02 + MiniCalc... (by Anonymous)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Zoomplayer
This program ROCKS, its highly recommended for all users. Very good on CPU, On screen display, can play almost any video available (see my last post about Nimo Codec Pack). Here's the official URL: (by Anonymous)
Aug 27th, 2002 by JidoSpod last post
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Top 5 PC Games?
What are the top 5 PC games, I need something new and exciting, I always finish them so getting bored, gunna see whats new and great and try it out, thanks in advance guyz! (by JidoSpod)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Administration last post
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New forum - Recruiting Moderators
Welcome to the forum. As this is a brand new forum, we are currently recruiting moderators (community leaders) to organise this topic. Please PM Administration with information such as: ---------------------------- 1) In what way can you help... (by Administration)
Aug 27th, 2002 by JidoSpod last post
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Xbox
Does anyone have an XBox they are trying to get rid of? If you do please let me know, I'm looking for a second hand one. :) (by JidoSpod)
Aug 20th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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graphical error in 16 bit mode
when playing gta3 in 16, not 32 bit (to improve perfmance), i encoutered a graphicalerrr when getting into cars, in which the game speed is drastically reduced, the name of the car and radio station appear as blocks, and the game runs ata compramised... (by Anonymous)
Aug 20th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Exploding CDs in AOpen 52x Speed CDROM!!
The IL-2 Sturmovik CD was in an AOpen 52x CD-ROM and suddenly a huge 'bang' .. it exploded and shattered probably into more particles a modern videocard can render realtime. The front of the CD tray even blew off and the CD .. shattered to pieces. ... (by frubsen)
Aug 16th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Broadband usage growing worldwide: Australia
Australia's Broadband Picking Up Speed Figures released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian government's consumer watchdog agency, reveal that the number of broadband subscribers in Australia more than doubled in the... (by Cyberm4n)
Aug 13th, 2002 by canada last post
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World's first look at Nexland Pro 400 ADSL with Wireless
Nexland Pro 400 ADSL with Wireless Contents of the box 1 Nexland Pro 400 ADSL 1 9V DC Adapter 1 - 6FT Ethernet cable 1 Serial Cable 1 PCMCIA Wireless Card for Router 1 Quick Setup Guide 1 Brochure (by Bob Carrick)
Aug 12th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Cool site of the day
Here's a cool site you can use. If you cant quite reach a site and you know it's up, or you want to know if its up, check out This site shows information about the world's backbones. (by Andem)
Aug 11th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Newsflash!! Hahahaha
NEWS FLASH... Today Bell, Rogers and Cogeco announced their new pay structure for telephone and cable usage. Bell has decided that your home phone bill will be based on your usage. Users now talking on the phone for more than 15 mins per day will now be... (by Cyberm4n)
Aug 11th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Look seals cash and equipment deals for high-speed push
Look seals cash and equipment deals for high-speed push Unique Broadband invests $5 million By Wojtek Dabrowski canadian press Unique Broadband Systems Inc. is pumping about $5 million into Look Communications Inc. in a move that will help Look... (by Cyberm4n)
Aug 11th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Goodbye Internet Radio :-(
More than 200 Internet-based radio stations have shut down because of a royalty fee that takes effect in September, and more are closing daily.Most of the estimated 10,000 radio Webcasters are expected to follow suit, "with the exception of Yahoo, AOL,... (by Cyberm4n)
Aug 9th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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ISP Comparison
Has anybody tried Rocler DSL service for residential? Take a look here and tell me how their service compares to Sympatico... (by Anonymous)
Aug 9th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Rumors About XP SP1 Product Activation Changes Not True
Thanks Paul Thurrott for clearing this rumor up. Read on! A bizarre rumor about Microsoft making sweeping changing to its Product Activation technology in Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) is completely untrue. The rumor, which was started by a small... (by frubsen)
Aug 8th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Rogers speed so slow
My rogers speeds are so slow, i download 50kb per second, it should be so much faster. For a year thats all i get. neeeeeed more, is there any hack site where i can speed up my cable speed? Please, i really need help with this, its so slow. (by Anonymous)
Aug 5th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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MY GTA3 is so choppy
:( I cant figure it out my gta3 is so incredibly schoppy and ihave well above them inimum system rquirments. I have 800 mhz Pentium 3 proccesor 30 gigs 128 ram and intel 82810 graphics card. I've tried everything, minimuized the diplay settings,... (by Anonymous)
Aug 4th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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How can we fight the bit cap?
:idea: In order to win the bit cap war, we have to show Rogers and Bell that it's in their best interests to remove it. So how do we do this? Both Rogers and Bell sell cell phone services. So tell them that they will loose both your internet AND... (by Anonymous)
Aug 3rd, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Looking for a new computer
Hey guys, Im looking for a new computer, basically hardcore gaming, video conferencing and something that will be good enough to render 3d objects. Im not looking Completely top of the line, but somehwere along there would be nice. I will not buy a... (by canada)
Aug 3rd, 2002 by Shmad last post
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xml
anyone have good site to learn xml? (by Imran)
Aug 2nd, 2002 by Andem last post
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Final Results to Sympatico Poll
How do you feel about the bitcaps imposed by Sympatico? Switching ISPs: 73.21% I'm boycotting Bell: 16.07% No worries: 10.71% (by Andem)
Jul 31st, 2002 by Andem last post
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Which ISP Have you had the best experience with?
I'd like to do a small survey on which ISP you all feel is the best in all aspects. Things to look for are - Customer Service - Speeds - Quality and timely repairs - Web Content - Price If you want to see another ISP on this list, please... (by Andem)
Jul 31st, 2002 by frubsen last post
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US broadband
Does anyone know of a good broadband provider in new york city? i know most of you are canadians, but the industry has to dictate whos good and whos not, im with earthlink right now and its complete crap (by JimNYC)
Jul 30th, 2002 by JSz last post
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Shaw, Cogeco or Videotron
Are any of these companies to implement bitcaps on their service? I suppose it is much like how Bell and Rogers follow each other's every step. Shaw is a bit more independent that way, but the cable companies still tend to follow each other.. If anyone... (by Andem)
Jul 29th, 2002 by JSz last post
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The start of the WWW (VERY INTERESTING) 1991-08-06 13:37:40
Usenet post from 1991-08-06 13:37:40 PST In article <6484@cernvax.cern.ch> (by JSz)
Jul 26th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Rogers speed cut in half
I think it might be a good thing that Rogers has cut the speed in half... It makes life harder for abusers. I've found that downloads are faster and I can use in general more bandwidth... Probably because the folks who are using all the bandwidth they... (by Andem)
Jul 24th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Bell's Second quarter DSL results not so optomistic.
This Quarter (Quarter 2, 2002) "The overall DSL subscriber base grew by 43,000 to 909,000 up 5% over Q1, 2002. Of the 43,000 net additions 24,000 related to consumer DSL services, 11,000 business and 8,000 wholesale" (Quarter 1 2002) "The overall... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 24th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Updates to CanadianISP.com
ISPs can now add 250 character 'Blurb' that will appear in their detailed listing, just below their company name and highlighted in yellow. This can be a coupon, special pricing or promotional info (up to 250 characters). A freeform text entry for... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 21st, 2002 by Shmad last post
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modems for DSL - type and price
Hi, I'm looking to replace my Sympatico service with (probably) Access Vantage and buying my own modem from eBay. can I hear from anyone who has done this? What modem did you buy, any problems, price? I intend to add a router later. Thanks for any help... (by Anonymous)
Jul 11th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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New interview about Sympatico and Rogers limits
CFRB Toronto am 1010 Talk Radio. You can listen live at The interview will run at 8:40am this Saturday July 13th. It's a quick interview about Sympatico / Rogers download limits as well as Rogers cutting the speed in half from 3mbps... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 9th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Rogers quietly slows downloads
7/4/2002 5:00:00 PM - Heavy usage hampered Internet service, company says by Paul Fruitman If it seems like it takes longer to download those movie and mp3 files these days, it might be because it does. Users of Rogers Communications Inc.'s... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 5th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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The truth Hurts.
I didn't even recieve a god damned letter from rogers, or a piece of paper, or a damned e-mail informing me of this stupidity. It was all of a sudden, my downloads and my uploads just dropped drastically in speed. Personally I'd love to slap the fool who... (by Anonymous)
Jul 4th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Live Interview against caps
1290 AM Radio based out of London, Ontario. Thursday July 4th approx 10:15 am for 30 minutes. The topic, monthly transfer caps via Bell Sympatico and Rogers on Residential broadband accounts. (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 4th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Will you..
I'm interested to know the exact numbers of people who will be leaving these ISPs.. (by Daniel Rose)
Jul 3rd, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Net users Demand Choice
By JACK KAPICA Globe and Mail Update If the success of a new Web site is anything to go by, Canadians want a greater choice in who supplies them with their Internet connections. , created less than three weeks ago, is a... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 3rd, 2002 by Andem last post
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memory
how much memory can i put in my computer? (by Anonymous)
Jul 3rd, 2002 by Andem last post
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You can now rate your Canadian ISP!
As per the title. We've gotten the ability to rate your service provider build, and up and running starting now. Visit and rate your ISP. You get to rate your ISP in five categories Internet Access, Email, Newsgroup, Tech... (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 2nd, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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How many customers leaving Bell Sympatico Service?
I couldn't believe it when I got this number today. 22,000 customers have cancelled Sympatico service in the last 30 day period. That works out to 733 people a day in a 30 day month. (by Bob Carrick)
Jul 1st, 2002 by ATIS last post
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Motherboards
I'm building a new PC, and I need to choose a motherboard for it. It needs to suit an AMD Athlon 1.4Ghz processor, other than that I am easy as to the specs. Does anybody have any recommendations? (by Daniel Rose)
Jul 1st, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Downlaod / Upload cap added to comparision list
With the controversy surrounding the download caps continuing around many ISP's these days, the most common request for 's search results and ISP comparisons has been to display the ISP's download caps. Well, you asked and we... (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 29th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Live interview against Bit caps tonight
Live radio interview with myself tonight against the Bit Caps at midnight on 800 AM in Montreal CJAD or you can listen live online at (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 26th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Cable Modem to Cable Router
My Rogers cable modem works stand-alone, but I cannot get it to run through my Linksys router after setting it up for auto IP (it works fine as PPoE with sympatico). Anybody know why? I'm running XP. Thanks (by Anonymous)
Jun 26th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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poll please?
Don't know if this forum supports polls but let's put one up each for Rogers and Bell. We should get a general idea of how many people will leave and help us calculate how much each company is losing. :D (by Anonymous)
Jun 23rd, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Wow, startpage poll
Here's the current poll results from www.canadiancontent.net How do you feel about the bitcaps imposed by Sympatico? Switching ISPs: 64.71% I'm boycotting Bell: 26.47% No worries: 8.82% (by Cyberm4n)