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Old 04-30-2005, 01:50 AM   #1
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This has been driving me crazy for the longest time. on my keyboard <standard 102 key w/ 21 hotkeys> just to the right of the right shift button <like sharing the space of a normal shift key> i have this button labled turbo. cant figure out what its for. any ideas guys?
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How old is this keyboard of yours?? Back in the 386/486 days some computers had "turbo" buttons on them which bumped up the clock speed on the processor to full speed, and with it off it would be like 1/2 speed or 1/3 speed or something like that. That way you could run some of the older programs and you wouldn't be running them too fast...but that was a while ago.

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You need to upgrade to the new voice command system.
"(Enter computer name here), engage turbo boost!"
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How old is this keyboard of yours?? Back in the 386/486 days some computers had "turbo" buttons on them which bumped up the clock speed on the processor to full speed, and with it off it would be like 1/2 speed or 1/3 speed or something like that. That way you could run some of the older programs and you wouldn't be running them too fast...but that was a while ago.

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Exactly what it is for. Haven't seen that **** in a looooong time.
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Mmmhmm...my 486 had the turbo button right on the computer. For somegames you would need to shut it off or else it would run too fast. Good times.

That keyboard must be very very old.
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If it said "Supercharged" I'd be looking to buy one
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i bought it brand new within the year
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I guess there'* only really one question left to ask. If you press it, does it do anything?
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I guess there'* only really one question left to ask. If you press it, does it do anything?
not that i have noticed yet.
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