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  1. T

    Question Surround sound with Windows 10 PC

    Hello, I have a Asus Rog gaming pc (which should have surround capabilities?) aswell as a RME Fireface 802 soundcard and a Room correction device. I upgraded my setup to a 5.1 Dynaudio LYD 5 recently and wanted to use the ADAT connections to make it happen. Bascially : Windows 10 computer >USB>...
  2. D

    Question Blender crashes on starup on an old laptop

    Currently I'm using Lenovo Ideapad Z575 laptop. My laptop specs are AMD A8-3500M APU (1.5-2.4 GHz) with integrated Radeon HD 6620G, 8 GB RAM. Discrete graphics card stopped working about 5 months ago and it's probably dead. Also wanted to add that the only graphics driver I can use is dated...
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    Question iCloud and Windows

    I volunteer to help seniors with problems they may be having with Apple devices; I have only a passing familiarity with Windows. A lady seeking my help has a fairly new iPhone and a Samsung computer running either Windows 10 or 11. Like many seniors I help, she has a very low threshold for...
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    Question Whea_Uncorrectable_Error, freezing, dark screen, no dump files

    This problem's been going on for about three weeks now. Laptop is Acer Nitro AN515-54, Windows 10 (build 19045.2728), about two years old. When the laptop is shifted, bumped, sometimes when the screen is angled differently, it does one of three things: it freezes completely, the screen goes...
  5. C

    Question Odd Bluetooth KB / Windows 10 Laptop issue.

    Hi folks, I'm using a pretty sturdy but old Dell Latitude for work and it pairs with a Microsoft Mobile Bluetooth 5000 keyboard just fine. My Microsoft mouse has it's own dongle and everything just works fine. The issue only starts when I use a bluetooth headphone with built-in mic (Sony...
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    Question Media Player stutters and general volume issues, Windows 10

    Quick history - I stuck with Windows 7 as long as possible but my machine recently died (motherboard). I have a Windows 10 machine purchased about 3 years ago, for gaming, which I never bothered using because I deeply dislike Windows 10. Still do. So now I'm forced to use this Windows 10...
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    Question Have you ever seen anything like this "RolledbackPlatformHealthData" turn up in the registry or events for Windows Defender?

    Any ideas what these entries could be refering to? There are intriguing key entires on a Windows 10 PC in the registry under: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft Defender\Diagnostics. For example: RollbackToPlatformVersion REG_BINARY 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00...
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    Question Thunderbolt 3 HDD connection problem to Dell

    Hello I am asking for help, suggestions, etc., in such a problem. Problematic equipment: Lacia 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 16tb Connected to the computer: Dell Precision 7720 (Xenon, Win10 - maybe after the last Win update something fell ??) Problem: He can't see the Thunderbolt connected...
  9. mrmike16

    Question Surface Pro 4 not warning me when the battery is low

    Hi everyone, So as the title indicates, I find myself looking at a blank screen often because the laplet gave me no warning of the battery getting low. This never happens on my Surface 3, only on the Surface Pro 4. Anything I should try before reinstalling Windows? The battery life capacity...
  10. lejan

    Solved! My Windows 10 Computer/Laptop has a blank screen, what to do?

    I let the Windows 11 update install on my Windows 10 while I was sleeping, and when I woke up the screen was just blank. The charger light is on, and 1 of the 2 lights on the side turn on. The light for power turns on but the one (three circles on top of each other) for computer hardware(?)...
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    Question My computer does not support 5.1 audio through optical audio

    I am trying to setup a 5.1 speaker system with a receiver (Sony STRDH590 ) to my desktop. I tried to connect the computer and the receiver together via an optical audio cable. When I turned the receiver on it played music, however the left and right sounds where only coming out. I later found...
  12. mrmike16

    Solved! Is a $314 Surface Pro 4 worth it in 2022?

    Hi all, So I just got a great offer, as the title says. $314 for a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 laplet with a dock and Type Cover in good condition (From the picture I don't even see scratches). For those who haven't seen my many previous posts about this, I currently have a Microsoft Surface 3...
  13. onedropsync

    Question Windows Memory Usage

    Hi, I got an 8 Gigs RAM on my Windows 10 laptop running on Intel i5 - 11th generation processor, Lately I have been noticing extra RAM usage at startup without even any applications Also the figures /resource values are not matching in the task manager The entire memory value of my user in...
  14. mrmike16

    Question Surface 3 randomly acts like I am holding down one of th Windows keys

    Hi everyone, This is a weird one, and it will be hard to check if it's solved or not because of it happening intermittently. As the question states, my Microsoft Surface 3, both while docked and not docked, randomly acts like I am holding down the Windows key. Just a few minutes ago, I was...
  15. K

    Virus wont let me reset my pc!

    So i have tried everything i know and cannot get my pc to factory reset to try and get rid of this virus. Everytime I reset it goes back to the orginial state and anything i have uninstalled or removed comes back. I cannot download any .exe files or open my task manager. How could i completely...
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    Question Supervisor password in UEFI has become boot password

    I was setting up a Getac laptop (I've done this before with no issues, same brand and version, Windows 10). I set up the supervisor password to prevent the maintenance guys from getting into the UEFI. For the FIRST time in half a dozen setups, it asked for the password before restarting, then...
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    Question Batch Script to move specific file ext

    Good Day, I'm running Windows 10 and searched a few threads but didn't fine one specific to my needs so hoping someone could help me out. What I would like is a batch script to search a folder and all it's subfolders for a specific file ext of my choosing, for example *.onetoc2 and move it to a...
  18. kojiboy480

    Question My cmd always been popping

    My cmd always been popping up like around every 10-30mins. It also pops up in start up. I can't play games because the game minimizes when the cmd pops up. Heres what it looks like:
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    Solved! I want to install SSD in my Laptop by replacing hhd in cd drive and ssd in main slot. Can anyone give better description on it?

    I want to install ssd in my pc. Should i put it in cd drive or in main slot? Also i want to keep my data of hhd. How should i install windows after it? A clone to ssd or a new fresh install? Appreciate if anyone answers! Tysm in advance
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    Question Need help connecting Old USB Harmon/Kardon SoundSticks and new 2021 Dell XPS laptop

    I have some old USB Harmon Kardon SoundSticks that work fine; they were tested with other Windows and Mac laptops, a Windows PC, and even my Android phone (with a USB adapter)! I have a new Dell XPS laptop running Windows 10 with all of the current patches as well as Dell's firmware updates. I...
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    Solved! Windows doesn't detect hardware on Lenovo Ideapad 100S-11IBY

    I'm trying to help a friend resolve a problem with his Lenovo Ideapad laptop, model 100S-11IBY The problem appears to be that Windows 10 doesn't detect some of the hardware, most noticeably the keyboard and touchpad, but also the battery and sound card. That is, these devices simply do not...
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    1gbp/s download but not getting 1gbp/s

    in ethernet properties and on my wifi providers settings it says i should be getting 1 gbp/s download speeds but i only get 44mbp/s using, is there a solution to this problem i am having image1: image2:
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    Solved! How to make Windows 10 look like Windows 7

    Looked for a desktop discussion, but couldn't find one. My new desktop is slated to arrive tomorrow. Is there a "best" way to make it look like Windows 7. I absolutely loathe Windows 10. I found a step-by-step instruction by, but it's 10+ pages. Anybody done this? Any suggestions?
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    Question How To Hide The Fact I Am Using A VM

    Hey guys, I am going to be starting school soon, and they want us to put a monitoring application on our personal laptops/computers, instead of supplying us with school laptops. Well I am a privacy nut, and I shiver at the idea of giving someone what is essentially unfettered access to all the...
  25. S

    Solved! error 0xc0000225 (winload.efi missing/corrupted) everytime I tried installing windows 10 through a bootable usb drive

    every time I tried to install windows 10 on my laptop with a bootable USB drive, it showed the Asus logo and then BSOD error 0xc0000225 (winload.efi missing/corrupted). I tried googling but it seems like the solution is for people who failed to boot their windows. meanwhile, I can boot windows...
  26. T

    Solved! Laptop no longer boots with drive moved to external enclosure

    I am struggling to boot my laptop after upgrading the internal M.2 SSD. The external enclosure is recognized in the BIOS. When starting the laptop it attempts to boot but runs a loading animation and then goes to a blue screen saying it failed to boot and leads me through windows 10 restore...
  27. lorenzoalinari

    Solved! Windows 10 stereo mix doesn't work anymore

    Hi everyone, I have a stereo+sub setup connected to my PC. I use the case front jack for the stereo speakers and I attach the line in of the sub amplifier (a TPA3116) to the mobo green output. Now, I have always used stereo mix to split the sound output and it has always worked fine. I know I...
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    Question Windows 10 Tablet stuck at Startup Repair

    I've got an RCA (Cambio W101SA23T1) 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet and a few days back I powered it to just to be taken to the Startup Repair screen. It's asking for my password and because I've always been logging in using the PIN (I've forgotten my password) Selecting the Forgot Password option...
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    Question Laptop monitor died, external monitor not working.

    I have a HP branded laptop, the model name is unspecified. The laptop specifications are: CPU: AMD Athlon Silver 3050U GPU: Integrated Radeon Vega 8 (I think) RAM: 1x16GB 2666Mhz (Clocked to 2400) DDR4 Storage: -Boot: 128GB M.2 -Other: 1TB 5400RPM Seagate Barracuda OS: Windows 10 Home Other...
  30. Kuzatheprotogen

    Question Black screen with cursor

    I've looked at many different solutions yet can't get mine fixed. I really don't know what to do. For info on it, it never did this before. I upgraded the ram from a 8gb to 16gb. It's an HP Pavilion gaming laptop. The casing/keyboard was replaced by me a few months ago. It can go to...
  31. M

    Question Win10 laptop keeps saying incorrect password

    I have a HP laptop recently upgraded to Windows 10. When I power on it this morning, it keeps saying incorrect password. However, I never changed it as far as i know. Anyone have this issue and any suggestion to fix this?
  32. Navneet Gautam

    Question How do I stop my BIOS from updating itself automatically ?

    I have an asus tuf fx 505 ge laptop, recently the bios updated itself automatically and throttlestop stopped working, i read online that switching to a previous version will fix it, it did, the previous version did fix it, until the next day when it started it up again and the first thing i see...
  33. 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.
  34. NIL888

    Solved! 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...
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    Solved! 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...
  36. M

    Solved! 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...
  37. sidshan

    Solved! 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...
  38. 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...
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    Solved! 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...
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    Solved! 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. J

    Solved! 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...
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    Solved! 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. Fazal Jarral

    Solved! 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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    Solved! 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...
  50. SCJ3183

    Solved! 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...
  51. stanloona

    Solved! How to undo password encryption for folders on Windows 10?

    I used this tutorial to set a password for folders on my external drive: . But is there a way to undo this process? Any assistance is appreciated.
  52. 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:- “”. Areadme file also was there with them, in which it was written that your...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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%...
  57. B

    Solved! 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...
  58. C

    Solved! 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...
  59. 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
  60. J

    Solved! 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...