Desktops

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    Apple Mac Pro 2019: Crazy Power for $6,000

    Apple's WWDC keynote touched on many products, but for some folks, the most exciting product wasn't a wearable or a tablet, it was a desktop computer, the new Mac Pro. Apple Mac Pro 2019: Crazy Power for $6,000 : Read more
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    how do I find out what model my rca tablet is, it's Desktop 33A01E3

    RCA Desktop 33A01E3, how do you factory reset
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    ASUS Ultrabook S500CA Motherboard Replacement Confusion

    Hello, Tom's Comm, It's been awhile. Thanks in advance for trying to help me out, especially as what is going on here is some confusion on what the manufacturer is putting in the thing. Before I get into this, I will say that I do have desktop experience--I build my own boxes and OC--but am in...
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    my headset won't work

    I have a headset with 2 plugs, 1 headset which is a jack and 1 microphone which is a usb, my computer (desktop) will recognize my headset jack, but it will give me the option for headset or mic and not both, if I plug in my USB, the computer will not even recognize it.
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    Solved! Laptop won't turn on after SSD installation

    I had a Samsung evo 860 that was in my desktop for about 3 weeks, running Windows 10. I put my SSD into my Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series 7548 trying to get better performance (since I need a laptop now) and it worked for the whole night, then the battery died and I had to plug it in overnight to...
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    crash to desktop sims 3

    hi! i have been having this problem with sims 3 and whenever i play it i play for a good few minutes and i get to the screen where i choose my family then i either make a new save or choose a pre existing save it crashes to desktop! with no warning!! please help, thanks.
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    Asus laptop gone bezerk! Cannot get to recovery...

    My Asus 2-in-1 laptop (UX360CAK) has crazy. Whenever I try and boot, It loads straight to what looks like a sign in screen. It shows a blank profile pic Labeled Administrator and says "Preparing Windows". Eventually, It loads to an all black desktop with an error code saying the location for the...
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    Solved! Is Office 365 compatible with Office 2013?

    I do not have any Office software on laptop #1. My desktop has the expired trial of Office 2013, so I'd like to purchase the multi-device Office 365 for both of these. Do I uninstall Office 2013 on desktop before installing 365? My other laptop #2 has a purchased Office 2013 installed. This...
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    Solved! no wifi connection on laptop

    Wifi works for desktop computer but not laptop
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    Solved! Sony VAIO shuts down without warning

    My Sony VAIO laptop starts up, takes me to my password screen, but makes this odd buzzing noise. After I sign in, it takes me to my desktop screen but then shuts down without any warning. Its a Sony VAIO t-series ultrabook with an i5 processor. I have had this laptop for about 5 years now.
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    How do I connect with my iMac desktop?

    I have followed all of the steps up to "tap Go on the menu bar". My computer does not have this option. How do I finish the process?
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    Solved! windows 10 hp desktop need sound separated

    i have a windows 10 hp desktop hooked up with two screens, I want to be able to listen to one video on one screen and one on the other, by speaker and headphone. My son watches you tube along side me when I am working. As long as I'm there he doesn't seem to mind that I'm not at full attention...
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    Solved! Wifi network computer can't see Ethernet connected computer

    My Win10 wifi-connected laptop and my Win7 ethernet-connected desktop used to connect to the Internet and saw each other to share files, the Internet etc no problems. I bought a new Win10 desktop but have the same router and laptop. It connects to my network, gets the Internet and sees itself...
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    How to Change the Default Destination for Screenshots in MacBook Pro

    Taking a screenshot on a MacBook is a great feature which people use a lot. And since these screenshots are saved automatically on a desktop, the desktop will clutter up if you take one too many screenshots. But if you use a MacBook Pro you can change the default location of the screenshots. If...
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    Gaming Laptop and iPad or Non-Gaming Laptop and Desktop/Console?

    I currently own an Alienware 13 R2 from 2015 w/a 5th gen intel i7, a gtx960m and 16gb of ram, a mid 2012 MacBook Pro, with an i5 and 16gb of ram, an iPad Pro 10.5 and Custom build desktop with an 8th gen i7, GTX1070, and 16gb of ram. All of these devices have ssd’s. I also have a PS4 slim. All...
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    Solved! How do i fix broken headphone & microphone jack; front & back panel?

    So, to put in perspective, this is an old computer, to which i'm not surprised that this happened cause it would have happened sooner or later. Both microphone and headphone jacks in the back and front panels have gone out completely, which saddens me extremely that it didn't last till i could...
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    Any suggestions for speakers designed for both desktop AND portable use?

    Hello, I'm in the market for some new speakers to replace my current desktop speakers. I'm wondering if there is a recommendation from someone on a set that is good for both desktop use, but also can be 'unplugged' to move to a different room. For example, say I was listening to music on my...
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    Solved! What parts can you use from an old PC.

    Hey Guys, So I have 2 Gateway desktops, identical P6803W and one took a dive (the HD quit). One question, can I take the DIMM card from the dead one and add to the memory of the working PC? Any other parts worth saving/re-using? Otherwise, is it worth dropping say $40 on Ebay to replace the bad...
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    Solved! Is my HD shot? Data retrieval possible?

    Hey my friends, So one of my desktops took a dive, I had trouble getting into Windows desktop (sometimes I could, others not). I took it to a place that I go to that actually recycles PC's, mostly from large businesses but they do cater to individuals. The guy told me my Gateway P6803W HD was...
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    Windows 10 ??????????????

    I have an Asus laptop (model# X555L) running windows 10, is starts up appearing fine, desktop and gadgets showing, but the mouse clicks on program icons, and no programs ever show up, its like its a dummy GUI, just there for looks.
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    Razer Kraken Pro V2 echoing all desktop audio.

    I just got a Razer Kraken Pro V2 headset for Christmas and I've been using the mic on it in Discord and in-game and my friends say they can hear my music, game audio, and their voices through my mic. I've searched all over for a solution other than just getting a separate mic- i've tried to do...
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    Solved! New desktop LEDs turn on but won’t connect to the tv

    The new computer led turn on and the tv detected a new device but when I switch to the input the tv said no connection
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    Paying for 150 mbps receiving around 30 mbps on desktop

    So back story and specs to follow. We recently moved and after the change of service address the internet speeds reduced. I am paying for the 150 boosted package and receiving 30-50 at most. I checked with my phone and am receiving similar speeds so am inclined to think that it is not my...
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    I lost Sound in my Desktop, windows 10 Home 64 bit. How to get back the sound?

    using windows 10 Home 64bit. suddenly I lost sound. No voice. Cannot hear even any sound. All kinds of troubleshoot known are done. No use. I will remain grateful if you assist me in getting back the sound.
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    Slow up and down speeds on this desktop

    I am getting slow up and down speeds on this computer while my other devices are way higher. I am getting around 16mbps down and 10mbps up while my other devices are getting over 100
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    Solved! Mic jack-plug too small for laptop jack

    i had bought a 3.2 mm jack mic but my desktop supports 3.5 mm jack how can i solve it
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    Need help appraising my laptop

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to sell my laptop because I'm going to build a desktop pc and am no longer in need of my laptop. (I still have another very simple one for work). But I'm unsure how much I can ask for it. The specs: Acer Aspire v nitro 15. 7" screen Intel i7-6500u cpu Nvidia...
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    Solved! Turning your laptop into desktop workstation. Any Pro Tips?

    Hi! I have recently bought an external keyboard, mouse and monitor and I use my laptop as a heart of the whole setup. Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the results, however I thought maybe some of my habits can be improved. Do you guys have any tips for using your laptop as a desktop? I...
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    mic doesn t work in headset. Windows 7 desktop computer

    i am on windows 7 in my gaming pc and headset only sound works but the mic doesn t work.l and yes i tried plugging it in different jacks, it doesn t show up on control panel and it isnt muted
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    Laptop decision dilemma

    Hello People, I've decided to sell my desktop and buy a laptop since I currently in need of the mobility, I've decided to buy used since you can get more bang for your buck and all of my choice has some sort of insurance. I actually wanted to buy a clevo system but it got sold so here are the...
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    Solved! Is there an app that will allow me to remotely hear my phone?

    Is there any app that will allow me to hear through my phone's mic so that for example if I have a bad doorbell I can put my phone on top of it so that when it rings I can actually listen to it remotely on my desktop pc?
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    Solved! Mic not picking up audio on desktop

    Any idea why the audio would be able to be heard but not picked up by the built in mic? So for a new desktop that I purchased, I found out the hard way they there are separate ports for audio for the mic and headphones. Seeing as I had earbuds with a built in mic, thatwas a problem so I bought...
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    Solved! Does 9900k fit in Clevo N350TW?

    Just now I saw the Clevo N350TW for sale. What I do know about it is that it supports Desktop processors of Coffee Lake such as the i3 8300 (62 Watt). What I am wondering however is whether it also would support something like the 9900k. Both CPU's are from CoffeeLake, but does this mean I can...
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    Solved! Chrome internet connectivity

    desktop keeps losing internet connections in Chrome
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    Solved! Is it possible to output 2 audio sources on 1 device?

    I have a pair of desktop speakers and a soundbar. I want to output my desktop audio to both the speakers and soundbar simultaneously. Is this possible?
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    Solved! Buzzing sound when connecting Pebble speakers to desktop

    When I plug in my desktop speakers to the audio port of my desktop, the sound works, but there is a very noticeable buzzing. I tried it on another computer and had the same issue, so I thought the speakers might be the problem. However, when I plug into the headphones port of any of my...
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    Video out of Sync with Audio

    My video lags behind my audio in any video I watch on my computer, no matter the browser or the website. It starts out in sync but as the video goes on, it slowly gets out of sync (at about 5 minutes the video is unwatchable). I have tried watching in incognito and with all of my extensions...
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    Stream from desktop PC to non smart TV

    Hello, I have a non-smart Panasonic Viera tv and I want to stream movies and other media to the tv (Netflix, music, downloaded movies in vlc, etc.) from my desktop pc. The tv has a USB port and HDMI port, it does not have wifi. How would I go about doing this? Any help is greatly appreciated...
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    Sudden Headphone and Earbud Imbalance in Desktop

    Hi all, I just managed to find a snag in my audio: my hyperx cloud stinger is about 1.5 years old now and all of a sudden the left headphone became extremely quiet. Trying the left right balance basically didn't change the volume level for it, but the right one did change. The strange thing...
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    Solved! How to hook up Klipsch RP-280F speakers to my desktop

    Good Day, I want to buy these speakers because of their aesthetic look but am unsure what I would need to hook them up to my computer as it just has the headphone jack and hdmi on it. Could someone tell me what I would need to be able to use 2 of these to my desktop...
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    Best budget laptop/desktop for gaming

    Looking for recommendations for a decent gaming Laptop/Desktop. My son wants to be able to play games like Fortnite, PUBG, etc. Don't need a crazy expensive one, but not a POS lol. Xbox One already lags those games enough.
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    Help Forgot password

    I forgot my password to my Dell Vostro desktop, because i haven't used it in awhile, how can i get in it?
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    Solved! Looking for a desktop vs. laptop

    So I've been thinking about getting a desktop instead of a laptop for my daughter. Would this be a good choice for her to run Minecraft on? https://www.costco.com/HP-23.8%22-Touchscreen-All-in-One-Desktop---Intel-Pentium---1080p.product.100454270.html Thanks in advance!
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    Solved! Need bookshelf speakers under $500.

    Need some bookshelf speakers for my desktop for music listening, movie watching, and gaming. Budget: $300-$500. Not trying to save money, use the $500 just make sure I get my $s worth. I know nothing of sound quality. Still using 10 yr. speakers from my 1st pc (they still sound good!). Only...
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    Solved! Logitech Z506, surround system from hell

    Currently trying to hook these things up to a Windows 10 desktop. Testing all of them works fine in the sound settings, however real music and video testing only seems to include the front speakers and sub. I have already gone into the settings to configure them as a 5.1 system, but this does...
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    Solved! Asus Vivibook screen

    Black desktop after login. Pc did an update this morning, worked perfectly fine yesterday. After Update, Pc went through setting up the updates. Black desktop, with recycle bin in corner. Already tried task manager, and sticky keys did not show up. I just got this laptop
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    Solved! How to remove the pink line at the top of the laptop screen?

    I have a pink line almost at the very top of my desktop. How do I remove this?
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    External monitor plug in

    My all in one hour desktop screen is broken. Where do I plug my USB for the external monitor I do not want to lose my all on one so please help me
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    How to Organize Files Automatically Using Stacks in the MacBook Pro

    Do you face problems with your files and folders remaining scattered all over your desktop? Are you unable to locate the right file you need at a moment’s notice from all the clutter? Well, you aren’t the only one, and Apple realized this as well. So, the new MacOS Mojave comes equipped with a...
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    Solved! Gaming computer has performance issues with ROBLOX

    Hello. I have a desktop and not a laptop, but I hope posting in this forum is okay. I didn't know where to go for desktops, but I'm figuring one goes to the same place. Anyway, I bought the alienware aurora r7 desktop. The cpu is an i7-8700, with an Nvidia geforce gtx 1080 graphics card. I have...
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    Solved! Screen freezes on desktop and ingame

    Hello, My laptop is an ASUSROG502GL, Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB, 16GB RAM, Intel I7-7700HQ 2.80GHZ. My problem on the past days has been that when my laptop is on and I leave it idle for 20 minutes to go do something, I come back and the mouse moves but can't click on any of the open programs, I can...
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    Solved! Old speakers making high pitch crackling noise in new house

    I’ve had these ‘Creative’ speakers for quite a while but we just moved. Now both the speakers make a constant high pitch noise. This noise happens even when the power of my desktop is off but not when the speaker system is off (obviously). This was never a problem in my previous two houses where...
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    Solved! How to use my 144hz monitor with my laptop?

    I recently purchased this (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y4GZS9C/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_apa_5cu8BbGMJ3KHY) laptop for school and soon realized that it was out performing my desktop in every way. I decided to try to game on my laptop instead, but I can't seem to get it to output more than 60hz to the...
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    Question Using a type C docking station intended for laptops with a desktop computer

    I have a Dell XPS 15 connected to a Dell docking station which works, usually, fine. I was wondering if and how it is possible to connect a desktop PC to that same docking station. The reason is that I occasionally want to switch between the two machines. Obviously a desktop PC is rarely...
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    Power adapter compatibility

    Will This power adapter work with an hp slimline desktop 450-a24. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01LPJ1MWY/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?smid=A1O0CWBCW2DC46&psc=1
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    Solved! I have vista. which anti malware and anti virus do I use

    I have a Dell desktop which is 10 years old and it has VISTA. Which anti malware and anti virus should I use
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    Connection doesn't work

    Hi! I've recently moved into a dorm room and for some reason my internet doesn't work. It works completely fine on my laptop but on my desktop it doesn't work. It does however show that it works, no yellow mark or anything, all troubleshoots and searches show that I'm connected but I can't...