Help Me TG

Forum discussion tagged with Help Me TG.
  1. T

    My pc does not run good fps what would you reccomend me upgrade it can only run 100 on low settings

    cpu:AMD AD340XOKHJBOX Athlon X2 340 gpu:Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4 GB LP Graphics Card - Black ram:16gb disk: 1tb of memory with 930gb left motherboard:Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2 Motherboard (Socket FM2+, A78, DDR3, S-ATA 600, M-ATX, PCI Express 3.0, HDMI, DVI-D, USB 3.0)
  2. O

    Solved! I need answers.. Laptop liquid damage

    Last Wednesday day, tea got on my laptop's keyboard by mistake and I rushed to get tissues and I have cleaned it all but it seems like some of it already got in, I thought it was nothing and kept using the laptop playing a game.. Suddenly the game closes and doesn't open again saying that I need...
  3. A

    Gaming Laptop Shuts Off Randomly

    I have a asus rog g751jy-vs71 gaming laptop that I received from a friend 7 months ago and only recently in the last month the laptop shuts off loading into games, middle of games, and sometimes while browsing the internet. I have cleaned out almost all the dust out from inside the laptop and...
  4. F

    Friend CAN'T connect to Hotspot?!

    I have a Galaxy S9 Plus and my hotspot seems to work perfectly fine. She has a LG Stylo 3 and has always been able to connect until recently. My Amazon Firestick connects perfectly fine but my hotspot won't even show up on her list of available connections. We've made sure both of our softwares...
  5. I

    my acer laptop puts random letters and punctuation when i click on CERTAIN keys.

    hello. my Acer laptop keeps adding random letters when i click on certain letters for example these are all the letters that do this are - o p l and adds o- o0 p- p- l- *l[ and then the punctuation it happens to is - . [ - and the SHIFT BAR. i dont know whats...
  6. C

    Undetected Graphics Cards

    Hello, I just bought an MSI GT75VR Titan pro and am having a problem. None of my graphics cards are detected by the laptop. A GTX 1080 and intel graphics are not even shown in the device manager. The CPU is fine so I do not understand why it's only the GPUs that are acting up. Right now I am...
  7. S

    Toshiba Tecra A8 / Satellite Pro A120 frozen on boot screen "Missing Operating System" WINDOWS 7

    So I Have an old Toshiba Tecra A8 / Satellite Pro A120. I was trying to load Kali Linux on it and was trying to learn it because I'm a noob at Linux. I succeeded in LIVE booting into Kali using a USB. I was running Windows 7 and it was working fine. I decided to install Kali and when i got to...
  8. P

    Headphone with headphone jack doesnt work but one with usb does

    I have a headset that uses a USB to plug in and that one works fine but any headset with like a headphone jack thing like an aux cord doesn't work at all please help me.
  9. M

    i am having a huge problem with my laptop

    i am getting like massive fps drops on everything not just in games but after i turn it on i can feel the fps drops when i am opening a file or watching video and that didnt happen in the past i was playing anything fine and the laptop was fine i tried everything on the internet i thought it was...
  10. P

    Pc; Tc; Theatre

    ok. yesterday i got this from a friend https://drive.google.com/file/d/102nArL2hbiNzp7gYWg4E5mOXSDLab5r_/view?usp=sharing and this also https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OpXanr0a03HNrOzzAsbBsPtDntpDtuE6/view?usp=sharing and this would be my backside of cpu - board : asus IV crossfire formula...
  11. Marshall Honorof

    Help Me, TG: Should I Get a Condenser or Dynamic Microphone?

    A Tom's Guide forum user has decided to dip his toe into the world of audio recording and is eyeing two potential tools for the job. Help Me, TG: Should I Get a Condenser or Dynamic Microphone? : Read more
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    Samsung S6 Help

    When I turn on my Samsung S6 I get a blue light and a dead screen, I also get the startup sound. Half way through the sound it stops and plays again. I read articles that said hold the power and volume down button until the light goes off. The light does go off but after 5-10 seconds it comes on...
  13. H

    from start up goes directly to choose option

    we tried to download Sims 4 onto my Lenovo Idea pad 110. upon completion of download, computer shuts off and all you can see is the option to choose the language for the keyboard>choose an option>troubleshoot or turn off pc (if I choose troubleshoot, I can reach command prompt) At command...
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    Help Me, Tom's Guide: Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Unlock Explained

    One reader wants to secure their apps and files but doesn't want to fuss with authentication when waking their Galaxy S9. We explain a possible alternative method. Help Me, Tom's Guide: Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Unlock Explained : Read more
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    Asus UX430UAR laptop battery drain problem.

    I have a asus UX430UAR laptop. I have noticed that when it is sleeping, it drains alot of battery. when i first got it i went to bed while the laptop was at 70% and in sleep mode. when i woke up the next morning the battery was completely drained. I have not noticed any program/task running in...
  16. PhilipMichaels

    Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Block Unwanted Phone Calls?

    From Do Not Disturb features to third-party apps, a number of tools can help you keep robocalls from constantly buzzing your smartphone. Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Block Unwanted Phone Calls? : Read more
  17. PhilipMichaels

    Prepaid vs. Postpaid Phone Service: What's Better for You?

    While the line between prepaid and postpaid phone service is blurring, some differences remain. Here's what you need to know. Prepaid vs. Postpaid Phone Service: What's Better for You? : Read more
  18. henrytcasey

    How to Stop Ads from Hijacking Your iOS Browser

    How to defend yourself against the malicious ads hijacking iPhone and iPad web browsers. How to Stop Ads from Hijacking Your iOS Browser : Read more
  19. Marshall Honorof

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: Is Discord Tracking Me?

    Discord knows what games you're playing because that's how it's programmed to work. However, the app doesn't communicate this feature well. Help Me, Tom's Guide: Is Discord Tracking Me? : Read more
  20. J

    My Website Hacked By Black-Python

    My Website Side is hacked. it showing 'Hacked By Black-Python' and Team 'Giant's-ps' it giving message to Indian and isreal. i want to fix my website. help please. my content manger is also hacked. saying "Hacked By Black-Python" "Team Giant's-ps"
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    Using DAC and/or AMP on portables Bang&Olufsen H9 and Beolit15 ? Is it worth the effort ??

    Hello all, well these two are usually linked to a mac or iphone, via BT however, both do have a 3.5 m line-in jack. I could've lived with their little downsides (H9 lacks volume/ Beolit lacks esprit) until, I found your thread here and also this Audirvana software came across my eyes...
  22. G

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Take My Phone to a New Carrier?

    Moving a phone from one carrier to another can be quite a confusing and complicated process. This guide explains everything you need to know when switching services. Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Take My Phone to a New Carrier? : Read more
  23. T

    Looking for a laptop for college

    Đối với nam giới, đôi lông mày đẹp, thể hiện quyền lực và nam tính rất được coi trọng. Do đó, nếu lỡ không may gặp phải trường hợp lông mày xấu, lông mày thưa, mỏng, lệch…thì chọn sửa lông mày là phương pháp đem lại cho nam giới vẻ đẹp cá tính, nổi bật sức hút hơn. Vậy những bí quyết sửa lông...
  24. PhilipMichaels

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: Should I Switch from MetroPCS to Straight Talk?

    Yes, you can move your phone from MetroPCS' wireless service to Straight Talk's. But is that your best choice? Help Me, Tom's Guide: Should I Switch from MetroPCS to Straight Talk? : Read more
  25. H

    All around gaming laptop.

    Battery life: When gaming 2 hours. Casual activities. 5 hours + Size: 15+ Games that it should run on ultra. 60 fps. Doom, GTA V, Battlefield 1, Skyrim, & Dark souls. Higher than Gtx 1050ti. Prefered 1060 or 1070. Full high definition. 4k is appreciated. Audio doesn't matter. I just need...
  26. R

    Trying to raise the volume of 1 earbud instead of the other (Apple Earbuds)

    One day, I was using my Apple earbuds when I accidentally leaned on the right earbud, then the volume got lower significantly than the other one (not my hearing, I checked). I want to calibrate my earbuds and make my right earbud louder to make it equal to the other. I've looked up some guides...
  27. M

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Set Up My Smart Home?

    Two readers want to know the best way to get started with smart home devices. Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Set Up My Smart Home? : Read more
  28. M

    logitech sound card ruined normal audio

    My laptop only has one audio port so I bought a usb sound card so i could use my headset with a mic. But when i unplug the sound card and just use my headphones the sound has an echo. Did it change my audio drivers or something? How can i fix this?
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    Help Me, Tom's Guide: How to Fix a Corrupted Memory Card

    Having trouble getting files off a microSD card? It could be corrupted. Here's a look at your options, from employing a simple fix to reformatting the card. Help Me, Tom's Guide: How to Fix a Corrupted Memory Card : Read more
  30. S

    Need help please

    Hi. I found my old headset, Sades 7.1 gaming headset and I plugged it in and I can only hear from the left side. The right side I can't hear anything. What do you think it would be? Tried pluggin it in from a different port and it looks new.
  31. G

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Huawei P10 Plus

    When it comes to choosing a great camera phone, you have to look beyond specs. Help Me, Tom's Guide: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Huawei P10 Plus : Read more
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    Can i use Asus A556UQ Laptop for Gaming Live Stream ?

    Can i use Asus A556UQ-DM868D/DM869D For live streaming? it has 8GB of RAM and 2GB of VGA and i5 7200u. What do you think?
  33. C

    Acer Aspire E1-522 won't go past the logo

    I have searched Google extensively. None of the symptoms my laptop shows are mentioned, other than won't go past the acer logo. Here are the things I know: -Leaving the thing on all night then booting it doesn't work. -When I get past the logo. It's a black screen reminiscent of command...
  34. F

    Need help with .srt subtitle file format?

    I have downloaded a srt file and edited it so only the foreign parts will show. I played the movie with the original srt file, it played everything fine. After editing I tried watching movie to see if subtitles would work. It showed 73 00:05:32,000 --> 00:05:33,100 Honey, I'm home. 86 then...
  35. Marshall Honorof

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Can I Watch Game of Thrones Online?

    It's easy to subscribe to HBO online, regardless of whether you have a cable or satellite subscription. Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Can I Watch Game of Thrones Online? : Read more
  36. Mike Andronico

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: What's a Great VR-Ready PC?

    Looking to make the jump to VR? Here are the best PCs to do it with. Help Me, Tom's Guide: What's a Great VR-Ready PC? : Read more
  37. C

    LG Display has Blank Image

    The 55UF6450 powers on but displays a blank image. I am able to cast audio to the display to verify that audio is still good. No menus or any flickering occurs when I use the remote. I have tried to unplug the display and everything connected to it for 10 minutes with no luck. Unfortunately this...
  38. PhilipMichaels

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: Which Is Better — Android or iPhone?

    If you're in the market for a new phone and you're not sure which OS to choose, here's a quick look at the pros and cons. Help Me, Tom's Guide: Which Is Better — Android or iPhone? : Read more
  39. AndrewFreedman

    Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Get Started in VR?

    A forum member asks what's needed to get started in VR. Tom's Guide comes to the rescue. Help Me, Tom's Guide: How Do I Get Started in VR? : Read more
  40. Y

    My acer one cloudbook 14 wont start after logo appears

    i need help my laptop wont go pass loading screen.the acer logo show but no loading circle then it goes to a black screen with nothing no mouse.
  41. C

    lost my phone help me !! :(

    today i was at school and i had forgotten my sport bag. So i went back to get it and got it but when i was getting it i forgot that i put my phone on the ground and when i hoped in my bro's car I REALISED IT WAS MISSING!. So now i'm so worried and i don't know what to do. It's a iphone 4 and...
  42. G

    Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Move Files to My Android Phone’s SD Card?

    Is your Android phone running out of room? Here's how to move photos, videos and apps onto the microSD card and free up some space. Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Move Files to My Android Phone’s SD Card? : Read more
  43. PhilipMichaels

    Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Get Better Wireless Signal at Home?

    Are you having a hard time getting good cell phone coverage in your home? Before you do anything else, give your carrier a call. Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Get Better Wireless Signal at Home? : Read more