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Top 4 Ghetto Hacks to Fix Your Nintendo Hardware (Plus 1 Well-Known Trick that Doesn't Work)

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Published 7 months agoMon, 14 Jan 2019 12:10:33 -0800 | Last update 2 months agoMon, 27 May 2019 10:31:27 -0700

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Last Reply This was a nicely written article! Anyway, I came here to leave spam links to some tarot card website, but this article was so high quality that I'... Yourtarotlife,

This was a nicely written...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:31:27 -0700 4 weeks ago
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nvidia container high cpu usage?

Answers in Computer Builds | By Some Guy

Published 8 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:03 -0800

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Last Reply Try Installing Older NVIDIA Drivers might this would help Open Run box (Windows Key + R key) "devmgmgt.msc" and click OK In the Device Manager... Univa,

Try Installing Older NVID...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:48:49 -0700 3 months ago
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Fix "the request failed due to a fatal device hardware error"?

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Published 8 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:05 -0800

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Last Reply Follow this method: Open Command prompt, type: wmic diskdrive get status If the Hard drive status will be "OK" then all good but if it shows "Ba... Univa,

Follow this method:

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:44:21 -0700 3 months ago
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Fix "power surge on usb port" Windows 10 error?

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Published 8 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:36:39 -0800

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Last Reply Mostly when users plug a device to the USB ports of the system they face two types of the issue; "Power Surge on Hub Port” or “USB Device... Univa,

Mostly when users plug a...

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:47:38 -0700 4 months ago
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How to add a third monitor?

Answers in Computer Hardware | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:15:42 -0800

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Last Reply After obtaining a third monitor, you then need to connect it to the computer via HDMI, DVI, or DisplayLink. Once connected, go to the computer's displ... jbr0s305,

After obtaining a third m...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 16:09:35 -0700 4 months ago
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How to get free computer parts? Could I get them if I wrote reviews?

Answers in Computer Builds | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:23:37 -0800

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Last Reply I would definitely checkout Craigslist. You know the old saying "one man's trash....." Also get in contact with your local repair store. They may have... teeshirtselesllc,

I would definitely checko...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:59:18 -0700 4 months ago
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How to change hardware ID?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:18:26 -0800

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Last Reply The simplest way to do this would be to use a hardware id spoofer. Since you have a laptop you cannot simply change the components in the laptop to ch... KacssPL,

The simplest way to do th...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:53:46 -0700 4 months ago
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How long does liquid cooling last?

Answers in Computer Hardware | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:41:53 -0800

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Last Reply It's estimated that if you take proper precautions with cleaning and taking care of your computer as needed; it will last longer than practically any... Graln_of_Truth,

It's estimated that if yo...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:51:48 -0700 4 months ago
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What happens when you run out of RAM?

Answers in Computer Hardware | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:12:36 -0800

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Last Reply This is a more complex question then what you think. RAM refers to Random Access memory - this is the amount of active storage your computer uses to r... -alxl_,

This is a more complex qu...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:45:24 -0700 4 months ago
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What does MoBo mean?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:13:26 -0800

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Last Reply Mobo can mean many different things. That being said, when an individual is discussing general computing, Mobo means motherboard generally. Zhaybib,

Mobo can mean many differ...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:33:14 -0700 4 months ago
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How to reset Asus monitor?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:54:24 -0800

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Last Reply Since you are having issues with your Asus monitor and would like to reset it, I would suggest that you check out Tom's Hardware right here https://fo... Zhaybib,

Since you are having issu...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:22:06 -0700 4 months ago
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Last Reply It seems this is more of a question listed on an exam for school, which you find by doing a simple Google search. The answer to your question is DDR4... Graln_of_Truth,

It seems this is more of...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:16:54 -0700 4 months ago
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How to tell if liquid cooling pump is working?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:26:07 -0800

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Last Reply There are many resources online to be able to tell if liquid cooling pump is working. I would suggest taking a look at Tom's Hardware here, https://fo... Zhaybib,

There are many resources...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:06:26 -0700 4 months ago
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How to get rid of hardware reserved memory?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:46:13 -0800

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Last Reply I found this forum page that gives multiple ways that have worked between a few people. You should check this out review the steps and do them. w3nsi012,

I found this forum page t...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:02:05 -0700 4 months ago
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Last Reply PC technicians can make up to $40k per year working for a company building computers. If you plan on doing it yourself on the side off of Craigslist a... Graln_of_Truth,

PC technicians can make u...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:40:24 -0700 4 months ago
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How to fix spacebar?

Answers in Computer Hardware | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:00:10 -0800

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Last Reply Probably. Try cleaning it out, maybe crumbs are stuck. You can blow it with an air can or brush it off but by taking it off you might have bent someth... izkonhxc,

Probably. Try cleaning it...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:31:25 -0700 4 months ago
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How important is processor speed?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:51:34 -0800

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Last Reply Processor speed is importance for handling simple tasks as well as large tasks, you're amount of RAM will greatly affect this too. If you're only doin... Graln_of_Truth,

Processor speed is import...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:17:39 -0700 4 months ago
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Disabling Hardware Acceleration for Windows 10 (2019)?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:39:03 -0800

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Last Reply It can be found in the Control Panel under Appearance and Personilzation. Hardware acceleration can be quite useful at times however sometimes it can... Graln_of_Truth,

It can be found in the Co...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:07:25 -0700 4 months ago
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How do I know if I have an SSD or a hard drive?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:38:53 -0800

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Last Reply SSD stands for Solid State Drive. It is a type of hard drive that has no moving parts or hard drives have moving platters. Assuming you have a Microso... -alxl_,

SSD stands for Solid Stat...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:39:39 -0700 4 months ago
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How to add Thunderbolt to PC?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:39:23 -0800

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Last Reply Since you say you have an Apple PC and would like to upgrade it with Thunderbolt, check out a guide here, https://www.reddit.com/r/audioengineering/co... Zhaybib,

Since you say you have an...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:38:34 -0700 4 months ago
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What to do when you spill water on your MacBook?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:18:06 -0800

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Last Reply You'll need to open up the laptop and rub each of the parts lightly with isopropyl rubbing alcohol. This will dry up almost immediately and take the w... w3nsi012,

You'll need to open up th...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:34:46 -0700 4 months ago
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Last Reply If you're starting a business and not using it to run resource-hungry applications like video games, video editing software, etc; then no, you shouldn... Graln_of_Truth,

If you're starting a busi...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:32:47 -0700 4 months ago
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What to do with old RAM?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:12:16 -0800

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Last Reply If you're upgrading your RAM because you need more, there is nothing wrong with your old one. If you have multiple slots for RAM just keep them both p... Graln_of_Truth,

If you're upgrading your...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:28:27 -0700 4 months ago
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What can be the result of a missing standoff?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:10:45 -0800

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Last Reply It is highly recommended to try and find the standoffs as it could result in the motherboard shorting out completely. KacssPL,

It is highly recommended...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:26:12 -0700 4 months ago
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What size SLI bridge do I need?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:11:05 -0800

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Last Reply Since you are wondering what size SLI bridge you need for your graphics card, check out this link here https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/what-si... Zhaybib,

Since you are wondering w...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:25:07 -0700 4 months ago
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Last Reply There are various options but depending on what you are doing (i.e., working from home, managing an office, or just for minor personal use, etc.) two... Tony JST,

There are various options...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:45:52 -0700 4 months ago
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How do I fix "Selected boot image did not authenticate"?

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Published 8 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:26:59 -0800

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Last Reply A blue strip on a black background appears with a message "Selected boot image did not authenticate" soon after restarting or after pressing the power... Univa,

A blue strip on a black b...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:02:21 -0700 5 months ago
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How to turn off second monitor?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:38:28 -0800

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Last Reply  > Firstly, make a right click on the taskbar and then go to settings.  > Then scroll down to the multiple displays section.  &... roxblade,

 > Firstly, make...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:23:10 -0800 5 months ago
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Mac vs PC for programming, which one do you prefer?

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Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:13:00 -0800

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Last Reply Unix is the base that powers the core functions of most servers and file management systems. Mac OS X is based on Unix. It is built upon Unix, unlike... roxblade,

Unix is the base that pow...

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 10:34:45 -0800 5 months ago
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My Lenovo laptop bluetooth is not working?

Answers in Computer Hardware | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:11:20 -0800

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Last Reply There are known issues with Windows 10 and Bluetooth, especially with Lenovo laptops. I myself faced these issues when I had a Lenovo laptop in my col... roxblade,

There are known issues wi...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:19:06 -0800 5 months ago
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