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  1. S

    Sharing cellphone internet to Dlink 882 router

    I have: W10 enterprise Verizon Moto G7 Power Dlink DIR-882 router I need to share the Verizon internet service to the 882 router<->users.
  2. Question Black screen boot device

    Hi I was working with photoshop and suddenly blue screen appeared. After that a black screen showed with msg “reboot and proper boot device” I googled and then I hold Escape and this screen shown I selected second option and fortunately windows successfully loaded My problem is when I shut...
  3. F

    Question Front Panel Earphone's Mic Not Working as well as not even detecting

    Hi, I am using a headphone which works perfectly with my phone as well as my laptop. But when I am connecting it to my windows PC, it just doesn't detect it's the mic, whereas, the earpiece works perfectly. I tried a few other headphones, all seem to have the same problem when connecting to...
  4. A

    Question upgrading an asus Rog Strix Scar II GL704VG ssd to 1 TB

    I bought a brand new GL704VG that came with 470 GB SSD wich isn't enough for me, i bought a new 1TB SSD that is M.2 ( don't worry i checked and my computer accepts B and M attachments ) and i don't know how to switch, i only have one SSD plug in my computer and I don't if and how I can transfer...
  5. M

    Question Asus laptop restarts several times and displays black screen for a short time before restarting

    the lapop was on the sleep mode and then my twin turned iton and found out it was updating windows so she restarted it and then it only requires a password in a blue box and when you enter pass it shows asus logo and that circling icon then it displays a black screen and a window frame flashes...
  6. K

    HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless sound is muffled/low

    I just bought a new pair of HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless and they sound muffled and it sounds like the bass is very high. I switched around between 2 USB plugs and it sounds the same. I also have updated sound drivers. What should I do? I have a USB sound card, will that work?
  7. RandomMan25

    Question Msi PC, won't boot up!

    I messed up changing my partition so I could try and update my windows. Now it won't boot up. I downloaded a mediatool for a bookable USB to start my system. Changed my Bios to the USB for primary. At the start up the windows icon shows up now, but nothing happens. After 5 minutes my PC...
  8. sidshan

    Question Hard Disk is crashed? or what?

    I am using a core2duo intel processor, with windows 10, but my PC gets hang when I try to do some small multitasking. Then, one of my friend suggested me to install the windows 7 to avoid the hang issue. The next day I was installing the windows 7 on my PC, but the windows installation process...
  9. A

    Question VAIO is not having best days...

    Hello guys, recently new to this forum but I have come across this place from time to time in regards to computer/phone issues so I figured maybe here I can get some advice. I currently use a VIAO PCG-61A14L that hasn't seen better ideas. I've had it for almost a decade and decided to give in...
  10. R

    Question Windows 10 Pro & Home versions & Motherboard change

    My laptop is an HP DV6T-7300. My motherboard had a faulty HDMI port so I bought a 2nd hand replacement from ebay. I swapped out the motherboards and got an "activate windows" message. After doing a bit of digging I put the old motherboard back, setup an MS account and attached my license to...
  11. S

    Question Windows 10 laptop with discrete GPU ignores ClearType settings on secondary display

    I have an Acer Nitro 5, model AN515-54, running Version 1809 of Windows 10 with a GeForce GTX 1050 GPU. I'm trying to use it with an external monitor and the laptop screen serving to extend the display. The monitor and the laptop display have the same native resolution (1920x1080), refresh rate...
  12. SpectreVile

    Windows is acting strange after PC part change - even after reinstalling Windows.

    I' ve recently changed my motherboard and CPU and after that Windows started crashing and was unstable. I decided to reinstall Windows completely and even after that it was acting strange. Now it doesn't crash as often but I can't install neither Geforce Experience nor drivers, refresh rate is...
  13. Dzoelx

    Question Dell latitude 5289 charging issues

    Hello, I own a dell latitude 5289, sometimes it doesn't charge when the system is off I'll have to switch it on to start charging and switch it off (charging continues), I once tried charging it but it wouldn't charge until the battery goes beyond 35% ,this happened twice, next time I tried...
  14. A

    Question Assistance request with Windows/receiver/5.1

    I have the following devices: Yamaha RXC-V383 receiver Acer Predator XB271HU monitor Homemade computer with: EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC GAMING video card ASRock Fatal1ty Gaming Z170 Gaming K4 motherboard I'm trying to get this setup so my PC is both GSYNC enabled (requires DisplayPort) and 5.1...
  15. S

    Question Running a program over a network between Windows 10 and Linux

    Good Evening, So this should be interesting. I have a Raspberry Pi4. I have a "home server" running Windows 10 Pro-n. My plan was to make the Pi a workstation, running linux natively. I was hoping someone had come up with a way to which I could install a few programs on the W10 machine and...
  16. Ronei Daselva

    Discussion Mouse gets disconnect on acer e1-571.

    I have an Acer E1-571 laptop purchased on Dec. 2014. It has been working fine since then but now my mouse is connecting and disconnecting often. The problem happens most of the time when I connect it on the power supply of my office but it never happened on my home power supply. Approx 10...
  17. Mordko

    Question Windows 7 to 10 upgrade is stuck

    We have an HTPC, vintage 2011, which I spec’d and assembled at the time. Works great - no noise, lots of storage, fast. Runs on Windows 7, which cost me $96 at the time. Yesterday decided to upgrade to W10. Happy with the current system, but scared that W7 will become vulnerable as support...
  18. Hirinator

    Question Laptop completely unresponsive

    2 days ago I decided to run a disk defrag, which took a long time and during and after the disk defrag my laptop was constantly freezing, I decided to system restore to a previous point and my laptop worked for a day but now it has started freezing again, I ran sfc which didn't do anything (like...
  19. CallMeMilk

    Question Audio jack headset not being picked up usb headset being picked up

    My headset that plugs into the audio jack doesn't work but My Friends Headset that plug into the usb does. can i fix this? i have tried reinstalling drivers 6 times and still nothing. Its not a laptop but i could find the right a category. i just built the pc today and the audio jack headphones...
  20. J

    Question Lenovo stays black when powering on

    I have a Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 running Windows. It's done this for a while; after not using it for at least a few hours the back light will come on but the screen will stay black. In the past, pressing the power button to turn it off, waiting a few seconds and pressing the power button again has...
  21. L

    Question Connect to WiFi controlled device

    I have a device I connect to via WiFi from my laptop. I then use a software on my laptop to change settings on the device. An internet connection is not required. I only want to setup a WiFi connection from my laptop to the device. I’m using Windows 10. When I select the device in my detected...
  22. ruslruslrusl1

    How To SOLUTION - Laptop Plugged In, Not Charging in Windows 7/8/10

    I'm seeing many posts lately about issues in Windows 7/8/10 laptop batteries showing "Plugged in not charging" and after much research and trial and error I wanted to share what finally worked for me. I had this same issue on my Acer Aspire ES1-711 laptop with "non-removable battery" running...
  23. Me. Opanak

    Question Safe search malware

    So I got a malware called safe search... I got a weird map in program files x86 called "zmGGNKQwe" and I cant delete it and it says it runs in some other app, something like that, I can't see details on that or even find a process of that mater. If someone can solve this I whoud like a...
  24. Fazal Jarral

    Question Why Restart Button Shuts Down Laptop?

    Dell Precision M4800 , with windows 10 installed , when i press restart button or install any software , restart forces system to shut down. I need to install bios but it fails everytime. Need Help
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    Question Acer Laptop not playing DVD's

    Hi, I have a Acer Aspire E15 (E5-521-45BU). I was given it from a friend moving abroad (i.e. didn't buy it new, don't know the history). The first thing I did was reinstall windows 10. We now use it to watch moves on, however recently it has stopped been able to read the DVDs. Then it will read...
  26. SCJ3183

    Question SSD crashed. Can't boot with new

    I own a Lenovo Flex5 with Windows 10. Recently my SSD crashed. On starting the system it started showing boot media not found error and in bios page it showed that hard disk is not recognised. I have a one drive backup for all the data so I'm not much concerned with that part of it. I ordered a...
  27. stanloona

    Question How to undo password encryption for folders on Windows 10?

    I used this tutorial to set a password for folders on my external drive: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/password-protect-folder-windows-10 . But is there a way to undo this process? Any assistance is appreciated.
  28. DCB007

    Solved! Virus in my laptop

    I downloaded something from torrent . After that I installed that. When that completed , my doc and pfd files had extra extension “.hese” and a new window was popping up again and again with address:- “www.goodcaster.com”. Areadme file also was there with them, in which it was written that your...
  29. Nicola0927

    Laptop not turning on?

    Okay I admit that I spilled a little bit of a drink on my laptop, however I cleaned it immediately and the laptop was working fine, the keyboard did turn off though after an hour. So, I used an external keyboard but two days later and now the power button isn’t turning on but the laptop is...
  30. booterboii

    Question Bootable windows 10 USB made with etcher won't boot onto HP pavilion

    So a few days ago my sister was going to use her laptop and turned it on, it was a plain black screen for a while, so she did a force shut down and turned it back on when it turned back on, it was doing updates so she waited and when it reached 100% it went back to 0% and she waited till it...
  31. K

    Windows 10 will not boot on Ryzen 3800X

    Not long ago I built a new PC on Ryzen 2700X, I just purchased a 3800X and swapped it out, but it will not boot into Windows 10. It sits at the Windows logo with circle spinning endlessly. Doesn't boot into Windows 10 normal mode on 3800X Boots fine into Safe Mode on 3800X Doesn't clean boot...
  32. CL19

    Solved! Laptop doesn't work without charger plugged in, while battery shows that it's at 0 percent and discharging(Windows 10)

    Hello. I have an Asus F550JX-DM 247D laptop and the problem is with the battery . I have tried letting it charge for hours, but it just won't charge. When I have my battery in, while the laptop is plugged in and "charging", if I unplug it it turns off instantly. Also, my battery says "0%...
  33. B

    Question Windows 10 crashing, shows 'No boot device found' and sometimes boots up perfectly and then crashes

    I looked up this problem and found a few threads with similar problem to mine. In those threads people suggested that it could be due to hard disk failure. I tried out a tool name Hard Disk Sentinel to check the health of my hard drive and it showed that my hard drive health is excellent and it...
  34. C

    Question Way to fix bluetooth headphones stuttering after watching streamed videos?

    I have Sennheiser Urbanite Wireless XLs, and basically when I watch a streamed video on Chrome and every other browser I have used, if I skip videos in say a playlist, after a couple of skips the video and my audio will start to stutter, it also occurs after I have watched streamed videos for a...
  35. M

    Question Windows 10 Advanced Options Password

    Hello, I have a HP Spectre and I’m trying to get into advanced options but they all require a password that are not any password I’ve ever used. How can I get in to command prompt? I’m locked In safe mode and I cannot login to it as that’s not working either
  36. J

    Question Asus x553ma startup errors

    Hi all! I have an Asus X553MA laptop. The other day, it started lagging, then the screen went crazy. When I tried to restart it, it started the automatic repair, but failed. Some attempts gave me the error saying ntoskernel error, and also the "a necessary device is not connected" error. I...
  37. Revnus

    Question Broken LCD + Lost password.

    My cousin died two weeks ago. My uncle wants to access his notebook and the files like pictures and so on. Im trying to help him. The problem is that we don't have my cousin's login password (admin windows 10 linked to email password), we dont have the email account password, and the lcd...
  38. M

    laptop shifts to sleep from shutdown

    i bought a laptop, and when the parcel reached, the battery was low as dead... i charged it though...now when i shut it down and leave it overnight, and turn it on the other day, it wakes from sleep, and has consumed a lot of battery... don't know if it is hardware or software problem... don't...
  39. KuroNT

    Question Fusion 5 Windows Tablet

    My tablet worked this morning. For some reason it won't boot anymore. I put it on charge then it wouldn't charge. I go to turn it on and won't boot. I try to hold the power button, etc. Nothing works, please help.
  40. SnackinMcCracken

    Question My laptop is stuck on the Aptio Seutp Utility screen, I don’t know how to get out of this, how do I fix it?

    My MSI laptop keeps getting stuck on the Aptio Setup Utility Screen. When I turn it off and on again it keeps going back to this screen. I have a MSI GE63 Raider RGB 8RE Please help if you can.
  41. C

    Question Audio & Other Problems

    Ok. I've recently been getting a host of problems, I'll list my computer, then the problems in order. Computer: Windows 10; GTX 1070; Asus Z170 Pro-gaming Aura; Corsair Vengeance LPX Ram; Samsung 850 500GB SSD. Problems: Games started randomly crashing and giving blue screens. A couple of the...
  42. jsmoke

    Question audio can't play while mic on enabled, vise versa

    any headset i connect to my pc is unable to play audio through the headphones option in sounds preferences, unless the mic is disabled. if i select headset as the default device, i can have audio and input, but the audio quality is terrible. i have tried reinstalling windows and realtek...
  43. S

    Question Screen flickering on my Asus laptop

    Hi everyone, I've read multiple subjects about it but wanted to have someone's advice Hi have had an Asus laptop as my main computer for a long time. It was always plugged in an had no display problem. When I use it on battery, all goes well except when running under 50% battery the screen...