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Ok everyone, Liam's computer arrived from Australia and he wants me to check and make sure everything is a go. I flipped the red switch on the back and it now reads 115V. I have a power cord from a previous computer that I can use. But I haven't had the courage to switch it on yet.. Have I missed anything?

I am so terrified of turning it on and having it fry the insides... my mother did that when we lived overseas a long time ago - all I remember is the smoke and the popping sound. :blink:


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Most laptops these days should be dual voltage and since you've switched it to 115V already I dont there there should be any problem. I've used my Aussie purchased Powerbook in the US before and havent had any problems.


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Ok,..I recently plugged my old computer in that I had in Australia. I use it when I need to get stuff off of a 3 1/2" floppy, which I did recently,..(my resume), as our new home comp does not have that on it,....lol

I flipped the switch on the back like you did, plugged it in to the existing monitor and printer, and plugged in the mouse and keyboard, and had no problems whatsoever. I even hooked it up to the dsl briefly, and I had forgotten that it runs on windows 98,....lmao.

Jodee


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The timeline... (Frankfurt) for the kids visas

10/22/2007 Filed I-130 x 2 in person + paid 710 USD (355 each )

10/22/2007 Filed DS-230 part 1 x 2

10/22/2007 Received the document checklist and FRN (case) numbers

12/18/2007 I-130 petition approved, but I didn't know. I was away at the time, didn't get confirmation letters til I got back from the states.

12/20/2007 Notice of Approval arrives in tha mail. According to the date received stamp on back of envelope at my post box.

Will now wait til hubby is back from Iraq to fax in checklist readiness, even though, I have been ready since day of lodging I-130's. all except medical.

02/18/2008 Faxed the "checklist" back to the consulate.

02/25/2008 Medicals completed.

02/25/2008 Appt letters in mail for appt on March 7th. Cant go due to prior military commitments. Emailed consulate and received an amended appt date of March 12th 2008.

03/12/2008 Visa interview - APPROVED x 2

03/27/2008 Visa's finally generated. I emailed the consulate. they apologised for the delay. They forgot to issue the visas after approval.

03/31/2008 Received visas

04/26/2008 Flying out of Frankfurt to next duty station on orders.

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Ok everyone, Liam's computer arrived from Australia and he wants me to check and make sure everything is a go. I flipped the red switch on the back and it now reads 115V. I have a power cord from a previous computer that I can use. But I haven't had the courage to switch it on yet.. Have I missed anything?

I am so terrified of turning it on and having it fry the insides... my mother did that when we lived overseas a long time ago - all I remember is the smoke and the popping sound. :blink:

it sounds like you've got everything done correctly.


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