Fan Speed on HP NX9420 Notebook

Customer of mine has an issue with the fan running constantly in his NX9420 HP Compaq notebook.  This only happens when the AC power adapter is plugged in.   Eventually I determined this: The notebook is an older model.  The fan is starting to wear and thus the fan noise is more apparent.  The fan has always been running, it's just louder and thus more noticeable than before. The GPU video adapter draws full power even when idle.  The system board sees this and the associated heat and trips the fan. There...

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Online Fraud Prevention Tips

Introduction Finally some time to write an article. I've been swamped practically 9 months straight and it's nearly killed my writing time. And my workout time. And my quit-smoking-before-I'm-40 time. I think you get the idea I wanted to take some time and share my experiences with online fraud detection and prevention. These experiences will make certain assumptions. I'll try to make these clear where ever possible but if I miss something please let me know. What is Fraud Simply put, online fraud is nothing more than one individuals attempt to purchase someth...

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