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PC-Clone Hardware Newsgroup Pointer

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Archive-Name: finding-groups/pc-hardware
Posting-Frequency: every 4 weeks
Last-Modified: 02/02/1996
Version: 3.2

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PC-Clone Hardware Newsgroup Pointer                   By: John M. Grohol

This Pointer will help you find the information you need and get your
questions answered much quicker than if you were to simply crosspost to
every hardware newsgroup in existence. It is provided as a public service.
Post your article in the most appropriate newsgroup according to its topic.
Please do not post your hardware questions to software newsgroups,
and vice versa. "For Sale" articles are never appropriate to
either the hardware or software newsgroups.

Comments & suggestions are always welcome! 

Question on...                       Post to...
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Networking/networks                  comp.os.netware.* (where * equals:
                                     announce; connectivity; misc;
                                     comp.dcom.lans.* (where * equals:
                                     ethernet; fddi; misc; token-ring)
                                     (where * equals: misc; ras; tcp-ip;
All NFS-based networking             comp.protocols.nfs
All SMB-based networking 
(LANman, LANserver, WNT, Samba, etc) comp.protocols.smb
PC Networking hardware/cards/cables
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Home-built personal computers        alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Laptops & notebooks (over 3 lbs.)    comp.sys.laptops
Palmtops (under 3 lbs.)              comp.sys.palmtops
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Servers                              comp.dcom.servers
Modems                               comp.dcom.modems
Printers                             comp.periphs.printers
SCSI devices                         comp.periphs.scsi
Other peripherals                    comp.periphs
PCMCIA devices                       alt.periphs.pcmcia
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Acer users & support                 alt.sys.pc-clone.acer
Dell users & support       
Gateway 2000 users & support         alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000
Micron users & support               alt.sys.pc-clone.micron
Zenith users & support               comp.sys.zenith
Zeos users & support                 alt.sys.pc-clone.zeos
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Technical topics on PC soundcards
Advocacy for a particular soundcard
Using soundcards with games
Music & sound using soundcards
Soundcards in general      
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Discussion of forsale items
Mac-specific sale of items *
                                     (where * equals: cards.misc;misc; 
Sale of all computer memory,*
   modems, monitors, net-hardware,   (where * equals: memory;modems;
   printers, storage devices         monitors;net-hardware;printers;storage)
Sale of other computer items*
                                     (where * equals: misc;software;systems)
PC-specific sale of items  *
                                     (where * equals: audio;cards.misc;
Commercial sale of hardware          biz.marketplace.computers.*
                                     (where * equals: pc-clone;mac;other;
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Monitors/video cards       
Modems/fax cards/communication
Hard/floppy/tape drives & media 
CD-ROM drives & interfaces 
Computer vendors & specific systems
System chips/RAM chips/cache
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
Other hardware questions   
-----------------------------------  ----------------------------------
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