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Send VGA signals over Cat-5, up to 100 feet!

If you are looking to move VGA PC video displays around your home and looking for a way to do it, we recommend using the walk through at http://www.geocities.com/dougburbidge/vgaovercat5.html
The pinout is available on the site as well.

Looking to just buy one of these pre-made?
http://www.svideo.com/vgacat5.html
http://cgi.ebay.com/TWO-VGA-OVER-CAT5-PAIR-OF-VGA-TO-CAT5-ADAPTERS_W0QQitemZ260227916997QQihZ016QQcategoryZ41999QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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Magic Jack Review – $40 for device and unlimited VoIP Incoming and Outgoing calls first year

Magicjack Review -
If you haven’t heard of magicJack yet, you should have. It’s a USB device that is about the size of Zippo lighter(1 side has a standard RJ-11 phone jack). It costs $40 for the device and first year of service, after that is costs $20 a year.

In short, installs very quickly …

How to: Change Microsoft Office 2007 Skin and use Classic pull-down menu instead of the Ribbon

We have received a few questions lately about changing Microsoft Office 2007 to look more like 2003. First of all, no , there is no built-in option to get your Office 2003 pull down menu back, however, you still have a couple options.
The least intrusive route is to simply:
Change the color scheme from the normal …

Internet Explorer error: An ActiveX control might be unsafe to interact with other parts of the page. Do you want to allow this interaction?

This is a fix for those trusted webpages you have that continue to plague you with this prompt:
“An ActiveX control might be unsafe to interact with other parts of the page. Do you want to allow this interaction?”

If you ask Microsoft how to rid yourself of this error message, they will tell you to simply …