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I think I watched my first porno at age nine.

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Originally Posted by maximus20895 View Post
She will find stuff out regardless which is good to some extent. I understand that you don't want your daughter to watch porn or anything, but she still will learn some new things. This is not particularly bad though. It is alot better than sheltering a child I can tell you that.
I know and understand this. This is also why I am very honest with her so that she feels comfortable to ask me anything.

On a side note, system is doing final install of winXP as we speak.

Super stoked.

Question: Would any of you recommend an internal wireless card or an external? If so, which one, there are a ton of them. I am hard wired, but hers needs to be wireless.
It's so little!
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post #43 of 55
Wow, greatest father of the year award goes to you!

Great job not only getting her an amazingly thoughtful gift, but involving yourself in her life, as well.
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I know and understand this. This is also why I am very honest with her so that she feels comfortable to ask me anything.

On a side note, system is doing final install of winXP as we speak.

Super stoked.

Question: Would any of you recommend an internal wireless card or an external? If so, which one, there are a ton of them. I am hard wired, but hers needs to be wireless.
I like the internal cards better than external but thats just my thought.Both have advantages.

My son got his wish for christmas of an I7.$200 budget was wayyyyy out the window.I was at least able to reuse and get used parts for most of his system.Maybe your daughter will not get into gaming.Thats when that $200 budget gets blown away looking for upgrades and not a whole system.BTW my son has XP on his rig and it runs just fine for him.XP is a good choice.
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post #45 of 55
Im happy to see that fathers and daughters share interests, I got a daughter aswell but she is waaaay too young to handle with electrical stuff like that.
I REALLY hope she likes computers in 10 years >P

BTW, GREAT JOB!

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post #46 of 55
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Originally Posted by Badwrench View Post
I know and understand this. This is also why I am very honest with her so that she feels comfortable to ask me anything.

On a side note, system is doing final install of winXP as we speak.

Super stoked.

Question: Would any of you recommend an internal wireless card or an external? If so, which one, there are a ton of them. I am hard wired, but hers needs to be wireless.
That's good. My mother is a teacher and she knows many studends whose parents were very, very strict and pretty much kept them away from reality. Once they hit college they are off the wall. Too much of a change too soon.

As for the wireless, I would just get a cheap wireless card. I don't know much about them, but I don't think that a cheap card will make a difference as long as it is B/G/N capable
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post #47 of 55
I've got a HD 4670 if your interested in a graphics card

Anywho, very nice build for the cost. I wish my dad built me a computer for Christmas... I hope she's happy with it
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post #48 of 55
Looks like a great bonding experience. I remember building systems with my youngest daughter and my grandson (when he was 4).

I recommend an external USB WiFi card for someone that age for one main reason. If she starts acting up online it's a simple matter of unplugging it instead of having to take the case apart. The internals have some advantages, but for kids I like the ease of an external for disciplinary reasons.
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post #49 of 55
Sounds like awesome gift! make sure you put some anti virus on it, sometimes when kids are learning they tend to accidently download stuff
post #50 of 55
You went to San Francisco!?
Aw man, there's a Microcenter near San Francisco (which I've actually been to before) where you could've picked up an epic Athlon II x4 + free mobo deal!
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