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How to: Ask for Tech Support & Rules

Please understand that the people helping you are doing this in their spare time and you should make it as easy as possible on them. Before you even make a thread, you should have already tried a couple things on your own. Asking for help every time...

6th September 2011
by Shadaez Go to last post
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Dell inspiron 5423 no wireless card/unable to install drivers (Unsure what problem exactly is)

Back in august of 2013, my computer randomly was unable to connect to wifi, or even Ethernet connections. I gave up, (this was before I learned a ton of computer stuff) and installed linux, which then the wifi worked. I had it for about a year, until...

ShimTaco 9 reading
1 Hour Ago
by ShimTaco Go to last post
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Strange Issue after rebooting during freeze.

FOR THE RECORD, I'm posting this for a mate as they can't log into FP right now, so I'll be relaying the answers to them. So what happened is, he was playing ARMA 3 and his computer froze. 5 minutes passed with nothing so he Ctrl + Alt + Deleted which...

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3 Hours Ago
by RustledJimmys Go to last post
0 53
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Driver installation cannot continue

I am trying to update the driver for my GTX 650 ti using Geforce Experience program but every time I go to install the driver it informs me the installation can not continue without any other explanations. I am really at a loss of what to do.

5 Hours Ago
by BusterBluth Go to last post
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Stupid
 

Mouse double clicking on single click

So, today, I noticed that about 50% of the the time, my mouse would act as if a single left click was a double click, which is extremely irritating. My mouse is a Logitech G500s. I've tried googling the problem, and I see people complaining of the issue...

11 Hours Ago
by Gen. Crumpets Go to last post
3 91
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Long Loadtimes Only on Fridays? This thread has images

'Ello, I have a really odd problem. TF2 takes forever to boot up (from the Valve logo to usable menus is ~6 minutes, when it's usually <30 seconds) and again approximately 10x longer to load the first map. After it loads once, it's good for the rest of...

11 Hours Ago
by ~Kiwi~v2 Go to last post
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Photos
 

Disk drive won't display (images included) This thread has images

The drive is powered and does open and close manually. Although something about "coprocessor" seems to be causing the issue. I've tried uninstalling both and the drive is still not recognized by windows.

18 Hours Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
6 184
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solved Recovering hard drive? This thread has images

Never had a failure before but it turns out my 700GB secondary I put in in my laptop was a bit of a dud. Data still seems to be mostly readable from it though, I can view images in folders and I can see the whole directory structure, but steam was unable...

22 Hours Ago
by Elspin Go to last post
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YouTUBE
 

Youtube subscription box messed up This thread has images

Ok, it's probably a very stupid question. But for some reason, my subscription box only shows up like THIS. I would really love to have the normal list back: what settings do I have to touch?

1 Day Ago
by Tomelyr Go to last post
2 91
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New monitor's colour correction is broken?

http://i.imgur.com/i7V8uaZ.jpg I have absolutely no idea of what is causing this, the shadows worked fine on my old 4:3 LCD. This happens in every game I have installed It even happens in 2D flash games

1 Day Ago
by Kialtia Go to last post
2 110
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Pc crashing during games This thread has images

I have had this ever since I got this pc and it happens on specific games and mods for no reason, it shutdown instantly and gives no error message except for kernal power 41 in event viewer. I took it to the shop to see if they could find anything wrong...

1 Day Ago
by Kialtia Go to last post
19 404
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DirectX won't install, every solution I've tried has failed

I need to install DirectX runtime/redist/whatever the hell they name them in order to be able to install unreal engine 4. It always failed on the "Installing DirectX" step and would refuse to go any further. I went to manually install the DX runtime (june...

1 Day Ago
by Kialtia Go to last post
4 138
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Getting a BSOD every time I render video

This problem just started recently, and it's driving me nuts. Whenever I try to render any video footage with Premiere, my computer just takes a massive shit. It happened three times in one night as I attempted to render a video. The first time it...

1 Day Ago
by Kialtia Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

i.ytimg.com:443 what is it?

For a while I've been getting a message from a website blocking software every time I use youtube. It says that it's blocking "i.ytimg.com:443" and as a result it seems to inconsistently block youtube thumb nails. There are times when the thumbnails...

1 Day Ago
by Delevan Go to last post
5 131
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HP DL380 G5 wont accept more than 8GB of memory

I have recently bought a 8x2GB HP MEMORY KIT for my HP DL380 G5 server. When I try to put the kit in, and start the DL380, it will not POST and makes a really annoying high pitched noise, if you are asking, is the DIMMS bad? No. I have tried over 4...

1 Day Ago
by FrankPetrov Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

USB 3.0 Header in Awkward position

My USB 3.0 Header for the front panel is in an awkward position. At first when I plugged it in while building I was a little worried because the cable was going in at a slight angle, making the header bend away from the motherboard very slightly. This...

2 Days Ago
by Wickerman123 Go to last post
6 103
QUESTION
 

Windows 10 starts to go really slow after few hours

Hello, i've installed Windows 10...And my pc started to go really slow...At least on my old windows 7 i could have my pc without restart or shutting down for more than 20 days...But after 1 day, my pc starts to go really slow, programs hangs out,...

2 Days Ago
by FrankPetrov Go to last post
1 127
Music
 

iTunes stuttering when I use the internet

Let me just start out by saying that I have a pretty low-end laptop Intel Pentium (inorite) R processor at 2.5ghz (it is a dual core though) 4Gb RAM w/ Integrated graphics I have a problem where when I load some internet pages or multitask while...

2 Days Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
5 97
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GeForce GTX 460 drivers constantly failing and recovering... and occasionally not recovering. This thread has images

I've tried installing older drivers but that makes no difference, and the problem persists after re-installing windows as well. I need to set the fan speed to 100% while playing any video game so it doesn't overheat, even while playing something as...

2 Days Ago
by Starce Go to last post
12 322
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Mac White Screen, Won't Take Boot CD

Macbook Pro, found it in the scrap pile at work, it turns on, has a charger, hard drive passes and everything but it won't boot to any CD. just spits it back out. formatted it with the macdisk or whatever and it still just doesn't want to do anything....

2 Days Ago
by Starce Go to last post
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YouTUBE
 

*Some* YouTube Videos Load But Don't Play This thread has images

Minor issue here, but for some reason, in Chrome certain YouTube videos refuse to play. I can see that they're buffering judging by the video's playback bar and the spinning circle in the middle, but they don't get past the spinning circle even after...

2 Days Ago
by Flicky Go to last post
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YouTUBE
 

YouTube Videos at 1080p+ Heavily Aliased in Chrome

Whenever I try to watch a video at any resolution higher than 720p on Chrome, it gets heavily aliased when watching it in a 720p player size or lower. This only started happening recently, and it's fine on Firefox. I tried forcing videos to play in...

3 Days Ago
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 121
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PC can't see hard drive after a few hours of use This thread has images

Me and my friend both have bought an 1TB WD hard drive, this one to be exact and everything worked alright without any problems when suddenly after 4-6 hours of use the computer can't find the drive anymore and freezes everything that was running on that...

3 Days Ago
by itsthejayden Go to last post
10 263
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Firefox/something else caused a complete system freeze, 'reset' switch taking ages to respond

Hello people. I assembled the system about three weeks ago, and up until this point it's been working perfectly. Was just browsing the web, and clicked on an ad (which leads to an established Swedish PC-accessory reseller), which caused the entire...

3 Days Ago
by alien_guy Go to last post
1 105
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Missing operating system, partition not recognised.

So, say what you will (if I haven't already said it to myself). I thought it would be a good idea to dual boot my computer with OSX along side windows, managed to do it and it's been working fine for months. Until today, I formatted a USB in OSX to create...

5 Days Ago
by AncientFryup Go to last post
9 203
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Internet rollercoaster This thread has images

My friend's internet has been going crazy. Talking to him over skype works for maybe 4 seconds at a time, then 7 seconds of silence, and then resumes exactly where his sentence left off. But that resumed audio replaces what he says, so only about a third...

5 Days Ago
by Darth_Toast Go to last post
0 104
QUESTION
 

Mouse is lagging behind & Not fluidly moving.

My mouse will jump around as I move it. The cursor will still reach its destination, but does not move fluidly to get there. Where it becomes a problem is when a program crashes. Whenever I am greeted with the "x has stopped responding" message, my...

5 Days Ago
by Charrax Go to last post
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New build. Won't boot up in the morning. This thread has images

Hi guys. First time I built a computer, and I had help from some friends. Basically after I built the pc, I only had a few hitches, it didn't power on at first but this was due to a cable being in the wrong place, and then the watercooling wasn't working...

5 Days Ago
by Thechuz1337 Go to last post
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solved Random crashes, glitchy graphics, gets fixed by sleep mode This thread has images

Hi guys. When playing PAYDAY 2, Saints Row 3, Sniper Elite V2, or other similar games, they sometimes crash. Upon crashing, some applications get glitchy. Steam has this weird rainbow-flickering text when moving the cursor, some website elements...

ABS
6 Days Ago
by ABS Go to last post
0 94
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Why is my 3rd Screen doing this? This thread has images

Alright, so I decided to hook my TV up on my wall last night for a 3rd monitor. For whatever reason though, even after GPU Scaling to get it to fit perfectly (as for all HDMI Screens, it seems) - it seems to be too.. big? All resolutions are of 1080p,...

6 Days Ago
by Darkwater124 Go to last post
7 304
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Problem with my second monitor

Ok, so I tried to plug a usb to the back of my computer then one of my monitor stopped working. So I decided to mess around with the wire to see if they work. then Yes, both work properly but they can not work together When i only plug one monitor, it...

6 Days Ago
by MadMrCrazy Go to last post
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Computers
 

solved My computer overheats a lot and the fan doesn't go very fast

When playing games my computer seems to get very hot without me noticing and my fan doesn't spin faster it just spins casually then when it gets too hot my computer's overheat protection kickes in and force shutdowns my computer (like holding the button...

6 Days Ago
by MadMrCrazy Go to last post
7 261
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BSOD when using Foobar and WoW

I have an odd problem. For the past couple of days... my computer has been freezing (complete system lock) and sometimes blue screening when using Foobar2k and WoW. This problem does not happen at all with any other game I play. I did check through Event...

6 Days Ago
by TheJoker Go to last post
0 124
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Computer seizes up every 20 minutes or so

Hey guys, Not sure how to best describe it, but every 20-30 minutes, my PC will just randomly seize on whatever it's doing. It first starts with whatever program I'm using, and it will stop responding. The rest of the computer functions will then stop...

1 Week Ago
by MaddaCheeb Go to last post
3 161
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Java being a fucking ass. This thread has images

Hello, Okay so for the past 8 months i have been having a agrivating issue with Java where if i use it in any form (Minecraft Launcher, Java Control Panel, etc) it will spaz out constantly stuttering or black screening. Sadly i couldn't record much of...

1 Week Ago
by Adamnetwork Go to last post
0 110
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Hard drive fucked (probably) need advice for a new one

So basically, it's taken me nearly half an hour from getting into my desktop to get to the very screen I write this on. My PC has been like this a while now, it basically takes a VERY long time for anything to actually happen when i first get on to my...

1 Week Ago
by Triot Go to last post
12 384
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Creating a System Repair Disk with a WD Element

I need to clone my main drive so I got a new 1TB HDD, and this portable 1TB hard drive which connects through USB. Now I can't create a system repair disk using the USB connected drive and I don't know what to do. Is there any work around for this? Using...

1 Week Ago
by lope Go to last post
0 86
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solved Input Language is UK in settings still having US inputs

On windows 8.1 and I've had this problem before, to give more detail despite the input language and comp language being set to English UK my keyboard is still typing like a US one (@ is swapped with " etcera) keyboard is UK so I have no clue what the...

1 Week Ago
by Purple Gecko Go to last post
4 188
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AMD Radeon HD 7950 Flickering problem

Hello everyone; I have a flickering situtation on my SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon HD 7950 OC Edition. It is like, it flickers for a second and goes back to normal. I have tried things like downclocking from AMD Overdrive, 2D and 3D clocking from MSI...

1 Week Ago
by Cyberuben Go to last post
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Computers
 

MSI TwinFrozrIII R7870 No Video

Pretty much the title, I pop the card into my PC and I get no video, brother gave me it like this. Does anyone know what's up? GPU Failure? Bad Caps? Corrupted BIOS? I think the card is still under warranty, judging by the site and the sticker, made in...

1 Week Ago
by uaredead2020 Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

Battery wear level reversed itself, asking for an explanation

Ok, so, my laptop is about 3 years old. I haven't been using it as much since I got a desktop. 2 weeks ago I put it in sleep mode but forgot about it. A week later I find the laptop completely dead, so I plug it in and forget about it. Today, I turn it on...

1 Week Ago
by MadMrCrazy Go to last post
2 142