Computers & Internet


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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)
Jun 23rd, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Is it possible...
Is it possible for Rogers to change minds about the bitcap? So far, there has been nothing but attacks on Sympatico's bitcaps and I'm pondering, Rogers may not even put a cap on if Sympatico is losing so many subscribers from this shenanigan. (by Andem)
Jun 23rd, 2002 by frubsen last post
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GTA3?
Has anyone played gta3 yet? I'm still trying to get it, but I get thousands of popup windows :( (by Vincent_2002)
Jun 23rd, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Live Interview against monthly download limits
When: This Saturday June 22nd at 7pm Rogers Cable TV. On "The Computer Mechanics" This show is across Ontario on Rogers Cable TV (What ever channel the local Rogers station is in your part of Ontario). They are going to be talking to me about the... (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 21st, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Rogers FAQ Claims "No Download Caps"....?
FAQ # 82 "No, there is no monthly download limit. Rogers Hi-Speed Internet gives you unlimited access for one flat monthly rate. No caps, no restrictions - just surf and download what you want, when you want it." I suggest you save it, print it,... (by Anonymous)
Jun 20th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Net Pay - Ottawa Citizen Tech Cover Story
Net Pay Families may find themselves rationing Internet time to stay under new caps set by Bell Sympatico. Welcome to the new financial reality Thursday, June 20, 2002 A month ago, the Internet was still an all-you-could-use world. It's a very... (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 18th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Where can I get 72pin ram?
Hi I am wondering where I can still buy 72pin ram? I havent had much luck finding any aside from ebay which is outrageous pricing and expensive shipping. If you know please let me know. I need to make a ram update. can i just buy 1 chip of ram or do i... (by Imran)
Jun 18th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Problem with Windows 98
I am having a problem with windows 98, if I leave my computer on and the monitor blanks out, I come back and move the mouse and nothing happens. I dont know whats going on, someone told me to change some option somewhere before but i forgot what it was.... (by Anonymous)
Jun 18th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Newest Mods
Please welcome our two newest Moderators. Frubsen and Bob Carrick. They are around to assist users in any questions or problems they may have in the forums. (by Andem)
Jun 17th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Packet attacks
I'm currently a sympatico user, and at times I am attacked from other IRC users who don't like me. Would I get charged for bandwidth use if someone attacks me with packets? (by Anonymous)
Jun 17th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Morpheus
How can i get morpheus to download files faster? I always get 3kb/s. I know that's not very fast. I can never get anything over that speed :~( (by Vincent_2002)
Jun 17th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Special Notice SYMPATICO USERS:
Attention all current sympatico users. With the recent 'caps' put on your account, you have been limited to 5 gigs of monthly data transfer per month. (thats about the size of a few games and a movie download). Thats in TOTAL! If you are staying... (by Andem)
Jun 16th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Alternatives for DSL
If anybody knows of ANY alternatives to Rogers & Sympatico in the North of Toronto area, please please please, let me know! (by Anonymous)
Jun 15th, 2002 by Andem last post
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New commentary article @ Canadian Content Commentary
Post your comments and concerns in this forum. (by Andem)
Jun 15th, 2002 by JSz last post
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Find an Internet Service Provider anywhere in Canada
You, the public, asked for it. We were able to build it. is now available to find an Internet Service Provider anywhere in Canada. In 4 very long days, we have built a website that allows Internet Service Providers to... (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 15th, 2002 by JSz last post
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AOL Canada blasts telecom rivals
Deals have eluded Internet provider By KEITH DAMSELL MEDIA REPORTER Friday, June 14, 2002 Print Edition, Page B5 TORONTO -- The Canadian arm of AOL Time Warner Inc. delivered a stinging critique of this country's cable and... (by Cyberm4n)
Jun 15th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Conspiracy Theory
By Wild from: Conspiracy theory 101 --- Note: Purely Hypothetical, no evidence --- Everybody knows that Rogers has had it's problems in the past financially, big tip-off with the @home... (by JSz)
Jun 15th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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gta3 so slow
why cant i get gta3 to run smoothly? its always so slow and i have a amd 1900+ with a 64mb video card agp 4x with ddr memory (by Anonymous)
Jun 14th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Unreal
Has anyone played the new Unreal demo? Very nice. Just looking for some feedback on it. I've not had much time to experience it in depth yet, will try it when I get some days off work (and programming for this site.. lol). (by Shmad)
Jun 14th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Download Limits Draws Protest
High-speed clients riled by Bell, Rogers By SHOWWEI CHU TECHNOLOGY REPORTER Friday, June 14, 2002 Page B5 Nearly 10,000 people have signed an on-line petition, protesting against the download limits for high-speed Internet access that Bell... (by Bob Carrick)
Jun 13th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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www.bidcap.com opens to public
Bidcap.com is Toronto's first and only FREE online auction. Buy & Sell stuff at www.bidcap.com (by Anonymous)
Jun 13th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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New bitcaps
Sympatico did it, and Rogers is going to do it too :( How on earth can we stop these $$ hungry corporate giants? I checked out one alternative DSL service provider in Toronto, you must buy the modem and no refunds.. modem cost is $295! If we're going... (by JSz)
Jun 13th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Sympatico users... Very unhappy with new limits
I found this on Sympatico's news site, what an irony. Sympatico subscribers condemn bit caps By JACK KAPICA Globe and Mail Update High-speed Internet customers are overhwelmingly angry about limits placed on their broadband connections. (by Andem)
Jun 13th, 2002 by JSz last post
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You _DONT_ need to register to use forums!
no registration required! Just use no "Username" or use a username not already taken in the posting form. (by JSz)
Jun 13th, 2002 by JSz last post
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Rogers running PORN SITES!!!!!!!
I dont know how true this is, but for one, it wouldnt surprise me. I read it at and was very shocked rogers does this. How disgusting. (by JSz)
Jun 13th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Problem with html includes
Can someone help me out i have a website and my html pages use virtual includes for my download counters but they wont display, i dont know whats up someone told me to add something to my "htaccess" file but I dont know what that is. i will be out of... (by Anonymous)
Jun 12th, 2002 by SumOfAllFears last post
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Sign the petetion
Sign the online petetion at: (by Andem)
Jun 12th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Physical Cable Line
Here's a great tip on getting the best internet experience possible with your cable internet service..... A few days ago, my cable service was almost completely unavailable as the wiring in my place had been deteriorating. I called rogers, and after 5... (by Andem)
Jun 12th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Hi JSz, here's an article for you: Think twice before downlo
Think twice before downloading Sean O'Shea Global Television Wednesday, June 05, 2002 High speed Internet service. It's a premium priced product with virtually no limits. (by Cyberm4n)
Jun 12th, 2002 by Mikayla last post
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Rogers vs. Excite
The new rogers start page sucks :( crappy colour scheme... I prefered excite home. (by Anonymous)
Jun 11th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Web users sound off over Internet pricing
By Rachel Ross Technology Columnist There are two simple rules high-tech companies should note when dealing with customers - don't ask them what they think unless you really want to know and, above all, never ask them anything publicly. You have... (by Cyberm4n)
Jun 10th, 2002 by JSz last post
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No registration required to post here!
I'd like to remind everyone, you DO NOT have to register... just use your desired username under the username field! :) (by JSz)
Jun 10th, 2002 by JSz last post
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Welcome Rogers Users!
Welcome unhappy Rogers users, and thank you Canadian Content for hosting this forum! Post your complaints and comments here... also, suggestions for speeding up your line speed! :) (by JSz)
Jun 10th, 2002 by SumOfAllFears last post
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Games.com
When will games.com be fully upgraded? They've been telling us dates for so long, and it always changes :( It takes forever to load Monopoly. (by Anonymous)
Jun 7th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Welcome to technical support
Welcome to our new technical support forums. If you have any questions regarding your computer, be it hardware, software, or any other questions, feel free to post your questions here. Our technical support staff will be happy to reply to any... (by Shmad)
Jun 6th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Alright, we finally have the forums back up
Right.. I'm happy to say we have forums back up and fully operational. This is a new topic @ canadian content. (by Andem)
Mar 27th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Napster Relaunching
Apparantly Napster will be relauching with a pay-service. how lame :( I have no doubts they will be relauching, but here's what I saw on their website: Thanks to all the feedback we've been getting from our beta testers, we feel good about the... (by Andem)