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    Pls help

    I own a samsung galaxy on 5 .i bought it just 4 months has a 2600 mah li ion battery .1.5 gb ram,5 inch display,exynos day i kept it after locking .morning i was shocked to see my phone had lost 20% charge . I tried several apps all were a waste of time.earlier my phone...
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    Cat has made my Toshiba dead

    Cat walked on Toshiba laptop and now it is dead, daed. No screen...nothing. Have tried numerous fixes I've seen here and elsewhere, but nothing works, enen resetting ethernet box. All orher wireless devices work. Help..
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    Pls give me a guide on what to test on a new laptop

    Hi!!! Im planning to buy a new laptop :) Pls give me a guide on what to test...what to do....what to type.. It is an ACER laptop, core i5 7th gen with 940mx graphics card..2TB storage with 4gb RAM... model is E5-575g... Im from the philippines by the way. It's pre installed with Windows 10...
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    Tom's Guide App on TutuApp?

    I've recently downloaded Tom's Guide iOS app from an app store called as Suspicious possible Spam link removed by Moderator. . But now my avast antivirus is detecting Tom's Guide app as virus. Haven't the Tom's Guide app I downloaded officially released by Tom's Guide developers or did I...
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    Asus r558UQ is heating up while gaming .

    I just bought Asus r558UQ and started playing some of my old games Like WATCH-DOGS , Witcher 2 and gta4. i usually play games on mid settings but i dont know why my " Laptop is Heating on Mid & low settings". There is no Glitch on high Settings or on medium settings . But Heating is a major...
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    Speaker tv hard drive

    Good day! I hope somebody can help me with this one. I know it's a very simple problem but i really dont have an idea on this so please help me out. I have a samsung tv but doesn't have audio output for my speaker. I have a speaker with usb and other audio port. I used a hard drive plug in to...
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    Future Proof Laptop

    I am looking a laptop with following requirements, after researching a bit: PCIe SSD or better(is there any better?)(128 GB or more) This feature is a must have RAM: 8GB or more(basically a fast ram, preferrably DDR4 SODIMM) Processor: i7(preferably quad core but dual core is fine)(kaby lake...
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    Photo in email

    Hi I really need to cut and paste the text of a received photo by email to translate it and am a real novice ! Thank you for reading
  9. Johnny5

    Welcome to the Tom's Guide Community!

    Welcome to The Tom’s Guide Community! We are the premiere venue of discussion for all types of tech experts and enthusiasts. We’ve set up this introductions thread so our users can get to know each other a little more. If you’ve just registered to the site, please take a moment to introduce...
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    Gaming Laptops and Security Essentials: Community Roundup

    Here's what's happening in the Tom's Guide Forums. Come join the fun. Gaming Laptops and Security Essentials: Community Roundup : Read more
  11. Johnny5

    Official Rules and How To Enter for Tom's Guide Shamrockin' Giveaway

    Prize: Fizzics Waytap ($129) Dates: 3/13 - 3/17 (1 pm start, 1pm end) Tom’s Guide Shamrockin’ Giveaway -Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Tom’s Guide Shamrockin’ Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 13, 2017 and ends at 1:00 p.m. ET on...
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    Computer screen not working

    My screen is messing i dont know if its the lcd or something else. It only takes up a small part and you can slightly see behind it... The laptop is about 4 years old and. If any body know how to fix this or if its just broken it would be much appreciated I need it for school. Picture:
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    Incessant Notifications from Tom's Guide after unsubscribing -- how to stop them, please help

    How do I unsubscribe from notifications that come from I have unsubscribed from Tom's Guide, but that hasn't helped or solved the problem of receiving incessant notifications.
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    toshiba setillite c660 charge

    my Toshiba satellite c660 charge only for 30 sec and then it stops. when i turn it on while it charging it turn on for a few seconds then it shuts down i think its because it doesn't have any power what could be the problem and i think my charger works fine and also i have a good batter. also...
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    graphic card for video editing

    which graphic card is best for rendering and video editing? i want to buy an laptop i3 processor 8gb ram , & i have no idea about graphic card ??,budget 50000 rs . tell me which one is best for me
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    Replacement touchpad for ASUS N550JK

    Hi, Asus N550JK windows 8.1 64bit My touchpad is broken, it is a hardware issue. I'm trying to replace it but can't find any information on the model # for the touchpad. Can the touchpad on this model be changed? If so, what is the model #? Thank you!
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    Friend's new laptop suddenly has no boot OS?

    Hello tom's guide Community, I came here today as my long distance friend got a new laptop on Friday, and was using it normally that night, but then as of Saturday, he said that it just was showing a black screen. This all doesn't make sense as all he did was install Steam, use voice call and...
  18. Johnny5

    Geared Up for the Holidays with Tom's Guide - Cord Cutting Deals

    Celebrate the holidays in style with some help from our resident experts in the Tom’s Guide Community. For the duration of Cyber Week, we’ll be collecting the best deals from you, our lovely audience. To sweeten the, well, deal, we’re offering one complimentary USB hub to each reader who makes a...
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    what is Tom's guide

    I'm Jamarr.. can somebody so me what is form as I love out and I'm locked out of my facebook so we're is Tom...
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    lenovo ideapad Miix 10 keyboard typing yankee

    my folio keyboard has switched to american, and I obviously cant get it back, it did this once before, and somebody published a 2 or 3 key solution, ie press fn, and 1 or 2 keys more, anyone any idea, I have tried the select english uk kyboard on the Miix , and the screen keyboard is ok, it,s...
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    Lenovo ideapad micro HDMI socket

    My mini usb socket is obscured by the folio dock!, can I use a usb mouse through the micro hdmi socket please
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    SAME problem ASUS Notebook

    I'm new to Tom's Guide, so forgive me if I am posting this incorrectly. I am having the exact same problem w/ my ASUS notebook. I am wondering if when you removed the battery, etc, above, did you do this on an electrostatic mat? Were you concerned w/ being grounded?... I am just trying to read...
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    asus wont charged

    my asus zen pad wont turn on or charged , I try the instruction on the you tube how to repair asus zen pad but still wont turn on or charged I bring my pad to the repair shop he said it is a mother board
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    My laptop has refused to boot. Say to use a disc which I don't have or contact manufacturer. It's a Toshiba satellite

    Windows boot manager. Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause To fix the problem. 1 insert windows installation disc and follow the steps. If you don't have disc contact system administrator or computer manufacturer
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    Laptops Using GTX 980

    Hi Tom's Guide, I've been doing a lot of research around VR ready laptops with the desktop GTX 980 card. (I know I can get a better pc for half the price but I really want the portability). I'm a video editor and getting into VR game design so I am trying to get as much graphic rendering power...
  26. Weiss1337

    How to make sure this software doesn't have virus?

    I would very much like this Adobe Audition software, and it's posted here at Tom's Guide. But how to make sure it doesn't have adware, virus or other unwanted stuff to it?,0301-2481.html As we say "If seems too good to be true ..." The software...
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    Asus k55vm not turning on (power light and fan is on)

    Hi I have 2year old k55vm-sx86d I recently received the caddy for the second hdd I was checking the bios for the detection of the drive (not detected) The problem with k55vm- the power on green is on no other lights are moving or anything not even NumLock(how did that happened I put a bios...
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    Got some questions with the release of the upcomming GTX 10xx cards

    Dear Tom's Guide, I am looking to get a new laptop this summer since I will be moving to Taiwan this fall, and bringing my desktop would be quite a hassle. I am looking for something in the $1000 dollar range, which means that I am currently looking at a computer with an GTX 960M card. Now to...
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    Chrome and Firefox being incredibly slow for quite some time now

    For quite some time now, both Chrome and Firefox are being incredibly slow. I am not talking about network issues, I have a great 100Mbit connection with no issues whatsoever. The programs themselves keep getting frozen for a second or two every couple of seconds (even as I am typing this text)...
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    Does this Count for Warranty???

    Hello Tom's Guide Community! The scenario is, my computer became prone to a number or crashed including 'Memory_Management', 'System_Service_Exception', 'System_Thread_Exception_Not_Handled', 'IRQL_Not_Less_Or_Equal', 'Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area' and 0xc000021a. I was then told by the MSI...
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    Tom's Guide Adobe Photoshop Lightroom download not successful

    I am having trouble downloading Tom's Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Process of download starts but I do not get a downloaded file. I am using Windows 10.
  32. tomsguideUS

    Tom's Guide AMA - Lenovo ThinkPads!

    Hey everyone! Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag Editorial Director, Avram Piltch, will be hosting a live AMA covering everything related to the Lenovo ThinkPad series! Joining him will be Kevin Beck, a Senior Competitive Analyst from Lenovo, who will help give some insight into the ThinkPad design...
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    Not getting settings option when I open my files

    Wanting to set SD card as default for downloading on my Samsung tab E, but after following Tom's guide I am not getting settings option when I tap three lines so can't continue, help.
  34. Just another human

    Looking for a solid laptop under a budget.

    Hey , I am looking for a solid laptop with overall performance. It should also be able to play the latest gaming titles i.e. I am trying to find a laptop which can perform well in most categories more like an all rounder though the main focus will not be gaming but it would be good having the...
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    Edge browser optimisation

    Does anyone know why this website doesn't refresh the number of unread posts on the edge browser? I ask this as I have win 10 now which is way better than win 8 or 8.1 and it has the edge browser as the default and I don't want to install another browser just for this website. I have an asus...
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    Tom's recommended Purch Marketplace but it seems sketchy.

    Tom's Guide connected me to Purch Marketplace to buy Bitdefender 2016. Purch offered me an additional discount but after entering my info 4 times the sale still won't go thru. There doesn't seem to be anyplace to contact Purch for help. Buyer Beware! ! !
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    Confused about which laptop should i choose for gaming

    first of all i want a portable gaming laptop that i will use for most of its time for gaming , and my dad told me that its either to pick the alienware 15 r1 or the lenovo y50-70 gaming laptop boh laptops are for gaming but the specs are different , but i am a bit confused about wish one should...
  38. Titillating

    Tom's Guide Presents Samsung Galaxy S7 AMA with Cherlynn Low and Sam Rutherford

    Tom's Guide Presents Samsung Galaxy S7 AMA with Cherylnn Low and Sam Rutherford Tom's Guide is running an AMA and you're all invited! This Friday at 1:00 PM EST you will have the opportunity to ask Tom's Guide writers Cherlynn Low and Sam Rutherford anything you want to know about the Samsung...
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    Control panel sound for digital surround

    So recently i bought a headset (for csgo) and it is fuze 5. Its price is about 40$. It says that the headset has digital surround. So this is the problem, should i just use it for csgo ? Or i should tweak it like go to control panel then sound then on playback section and right click pnp sound...
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    Yoga 900 Vs Dell Xps 13

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    Cd-drive toshiba satellite l50-b-2d4

    I can't eject my cd-drive on my toshiba l50-b-2d4. Can someone help me please?
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    password lost retrive

    I give up <<Edited by moderator. Please do not post in all caps. No need to YELL and it is not allowed.>> my grand daughter did something to her rca tablet and lost her pattern ( password) how can we retrieve it can you help us
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    Acer Aspire one cloudbook won't turn on

    Please guys help me I just got it this Christmas and I have not been using it for a month The screen is black but the power button is on. I have tried long pressing, waiting, pressing for short ammpunts of time but nothing works guys please help me
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    My keyboard can't do anything and no key is working

    I have acer 4935g i have use it for 7 years and now i have big problem in my laptop my laptop keyboard is not working and can't do anything and i can't type now i'm stuck at the bios.i have to select delete restore partition or system resume. i have try to reinstall the keyboard and its not...
  45. Just another human

    best laptop for the price range

    hey guys, i wanted to buy a new laptop but cannot figure out which one would be best Ill be gaming on it too so that has to be kept in mind price range would be around 700 dollars to 750 max http:// http:// i have provided the links of two that i have shortlisted, so which one is the best for...
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    Video Editing Rendering Time

    I have a computer with amd fx-6300 3.5 ghz processor, 960 gtx 2gb,500gb hdd and 8gb of ram. If i was to buy more ram lets say 8gb more would that make rendering videos faster?
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    Samsung sound bar issue

    Help. My problem is just the opposite of others I have read in this forum. I can not get the sound bar to stay off. I turn it off and hours later it turns itself back on. If I leave the cable box on, the tv audio goes on thru the sound bar. Any ideas how to get the sound bar to stop doing this?
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    Usb to rca- my audio jack doesnt work

    my audio jack doesnt work on my dell inspiron n5030 and wanted to know if i bought a usb to rca cable would it put audio out through my stereo. my computer detects it plugged in but wont put sound out
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    I want to unlock Huwaei E303D s-1 model with custom firmware.plz share ur ideas.

    I want to unlock Huwaei E303D s-1 model with custom firmware.plz share ur ideas.
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    What laptop should I get?

    I'm not sure if I put this in the right category but I'm looking to buy a laptop and I don't know which one I should buy. I'm looking for a laptop with: 500GB of storage at least. Not a touch screen (I don't like them) Around $1000 don't want to spend more than $1200 Good battery life (at...
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    Need advice buying Laptop Hey guys need advice on buying...
  52. K

    Help me to open dell vostro 5470

    i want to replace the hdd and need to open. any guide to open.i try but dont find that way to open safetly
  53. Varzoh

    Advanced SystemCare 8 vs Ccleaner?

    Any help would be appreciated thanks
  54. N

    PLEASE help- Headset Microphone problems

    Hello there. I got a brand new microphone today and when I did a mic test it was ALL static when I spoke. How do I fix this problem? This is the microphone brand.
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    Can't decide between 2 laptops...

    Laptop #1 Lenovo ThinkPad Y40 Laptop #2 Lenovo EDGE 15 The Y40 has: Slightly better graphics (Proof: ) Separate Mic / Audio jacks The EDGE 15 has: 15.6 inch screen, not 14 inch. Touchscreen Is a 2 in 1 (300° Screen...
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    Computer crashes/freezes at Windows logo (startup)

    (TL;DR: I have recently been facing random freezes on my computer. It is not OS related as it may freeze before POST or BIOS. I concluded that problem was either overheating or PSU (previously tested RAM with memtest86 and WMD). Installed SpeedFan but it did not help so I uninstalled. After...
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    Active digitizer and dedicated graphics

    Hello again! The title says it and I was wondering if there have been any new developments, here is what I am looking for: 15" or larger display size Active digitizer (VERY important) Dedicated graphics I was recently let down as I have been looking for this for some time now. The Lenovo Yoga...
  58. S

    taping from tv to laptop dvd

    I have a hp notebook, can I hook it up to my flatscreen tv and burn a dvd of a show??? If so what all would I need?
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    Best Gaming Headshet for under 90 euros

    I just want a headset that its build is strong (it will last around 3 years or more) it has good sound(7.1 if its possible) and usb/3.5 mm connectiity. I have some ideas like logitech's g430 but im not sure because i saw many reviews saying that its sound is bad,have usb connection problems...
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    Best dual sim PHONE with following

    DISPLAY : 5.5 OR larger camera : best as possiple If possible : removable battery Current mobiles not in my country (egypt ) : one plus one -- asus -- xiomi - motorella - micromax note 3 and note 4 duos dual are not availble in my countery lg g4 is expensive just a step down in price is...