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How to tell if my SSD is dead?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:01:35 -0800

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Last Reply If your motherboard is not detecting your SSD, then your system will fail to boot, given you had your operating system installed on the SSD. If it was... roxblade,

If your motherboard is no...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:57:35 -0700 1 day ago
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How to install dual channel RAM DDR4?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:02:15 -0800

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Last Reply All you need to do is make sure that both the RAMs are same size and speed. This is extremely crucial because this is pretty much the only thing that... roxblade,

All you need to do is mak...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:36:19 -0700 1 day ago
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Fix "your dns server might be unavailable"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:40:23 -0800

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Last Reply Solution 1 – Reset your Router One of the easy solutions is to reset your router when you are using a router for establishing your network conn... Univa,

Solution 1 – Reset...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:54:18 -0700 2 days ago
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Solve: "hyperx cloud stinger mic not working"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:16 -0800

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Last Reply Make sure the sound settings are working correctly. Sometimes this problem comes when the mic setting is disabled or not set as the default device... Univa,

Make sure the sound setti...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:41:50 -0700 2 days ago
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How to tell if RAM is DDR3 or DDR4?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:00:14 -0800

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Last Reply It is very easy to check whether your RAM is DDR3 or DDR4. You just have to open your Task Manager. It can be done by right-clicking the taskbar and c... roxblade,

It is very easy to check...

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:38:21 -0700 3 days ago
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How to install SSD in laptop? And how can I know if it will match?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:56:34 -0800

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Last Reply You have taken a very good decision. Though I've never upgraded any of my laptops with an SSD, a friend of mine has. And the boot speed, restart speed... roxblade,

You have taken a very goo...

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:19:52 -0700 4 days ago
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"The proxy server is refusing connections" what does this mean?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:43:01 -0800

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Last Reply The error shows up when your proxy configuration either on your PC or your browser gets changed. This can be due to malicious software. Or it might be... Univa,

The error shows up when y...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:26:25 -0700 5 days ago
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How to fix "The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:54 -0800

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Last Reply There are different methods which you can use to solve these errors, but here I will mention two ways. METHOD 1: Check and Repair Disk Errors or Co... Univa,

There are different metho...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:15:04 -0700 6 days ago
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How to adjust Acer monitor settings?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:43:33 -0800

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Last Reply There is a large number of Acer monitor types. And all of them come with OSD menus. Yes, there are Acer monitors whose buttons don't work or the touch... roxblade,

There is a large number o...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:32:13 -0700 6 days ago
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How long do computer monitors last?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:32:52 -0800

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Last Reply A little bit of backstory is necessary. Just saying "a monitor" isn't specific, really, to answer how long will it last. Monitors are one of the mo... roxblade,

A little bit of backstory...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:20:46 -0700 1 week ago
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How much thermal paste is too much? Can it cause damage?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:33:22 -0800

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Last Reply Too much thermal paste cannot damage your machine. To fully understand this, you have to understand what thermal paste really is. Basically, to mit... roxblade,

Too much thermal paste ca...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:53:35 -0700 1 week ago
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How to put spacebar back on Razer Blackwidow?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:34:42 -0800

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Last Reply I'd recommend you a video for this. The spacebar on the Blackwidow is sturdy. And if it comes off, you can put it back on using simple steps. https... roxblade,

I'd recommend you a video...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:51:13 -0700 1 week ago
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How to check monitor response time?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:35:52 -0800

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Last Reply You can search for the monitor that you have online. If you don't know, it's as easy as going to the Settings and then Devices. See this thread for mo... roxblade,

You can search for the mo...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:25:17 -0700 1 week ago
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How to tell what monitor I have?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:30:32 -0800

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Last Reply It's easy to know. I hope you're using Windows 10. Just go to your Settings (click on the Start button and then on the little gear icon in the bottom... roxblade,

It's easy to know. I hope...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:11:29 -0700 1 week ago
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How to fix "accountsd wants to use the login keychain"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:20 -0800

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Last Reply The password of your mac user account might not match the password of your login keychain. Either create a new login keychain or update it with your n... Univa,

The password of your mac...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:47:10 -0700 1 week ago
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Last Reply Method 1 – Reset TCP/IP Go to start option and search cmd, click right button and go for a run as administrator option. When the Command P... Univa,

Method 1 – Reset TC...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:46:07 -0700 1 week ago
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Epson printer "error code 0x97"?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:18:21 -0800

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Last Reply This is an indicator of a hardware problem. Internal hardware at that. Don't panic, your motherboard is alright. (Or is it? When was the last time you... roxblade,

This is an indicator of a...

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 12:56:19 -0800 1 week ago
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Last Reply The easiest way to troubleshoot the error is to uninstall and reinstall. Make sure you actually install WAMPServer, rather than just downloading an ad... August R. Garcia,

The easiest way to troubl...

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:50:00 -0800 1 week ago
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How many peripheral devices can you connect with a single USB port?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:53:58 -0800

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Last Reply 127. If you have only one USB port, then you need to buy a USB dock or docking station. These provide additional USB ports but require only one USB... roxblade,

127.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:44:48 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to use GameCube controller on PC?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:55:18 -0800

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Last Reply If you've already figured out an appropriate emulator for you, then half the battle is won. What you need now is an adapter. Run a quick search on Ama... roxblade,

If you've already figured...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 06:26:46 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to turn off PS4 controller on PC?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:55:38 -0800

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Last Reply Hold the PS button for 10 seconds. This turns the controller off even if it's connected to a PC. roxblade,

Hold the PS button for 10...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 06:13:16 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How long does it take to build a PC?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:43:59 -0800

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Last Reply It's doable within a few hours as long as the build that you're doing is something that you're familiar with in advance. If it's your first build, rea... August R. Garcia,

It's doable within a few...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 22:47:58 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to turn off second monitor?

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Published 1 month 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 2 weeks ago
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How to reduce static on mic?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:38:38 -0800

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Last Reply  > Firstly, try a USB headset.  > Or, try unplugging and replugging the mic.  > Also, try moving the microphone if using a s... roxblade,

 > Firstly, try a...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:22:52 -0800 2 weeks ago
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Mic sounds like a robot, how to fix it?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:41:38 -0800

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Last Reply Firstly, open the Control Panel and click on Sounds. Now, select the Recording tab and make a right-click on the Microphone button. Select properties.... roxblade,

Firstly, open the Control...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:19:54 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to find the WPS PIN on my printer?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:08:11 -0800

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Last Reply  > Firstly, select the Pin method.  > 8-10 digit number will be listed under the PIN method.  > The WPS PIN on the router se... roxblade,

 > Firstly, selec...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:10:40 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to use Turtle Beach on PC?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:12:12 -0800

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Last Reply In order to use Turtle Beach, one must connect both the in-line amplifier's black 3.5mm plug to a headphone or stereo jack and its USB plug to a USB p... roxblade,

In order to use Turtle Be...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:31:46 -0800 2 weeks ago
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What is a good way to monitor my CPU usage?

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Published 2 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:17 -0800

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Last Reply 1. Go to the Search Menu. 2. Search Resource Monitors in the box and open the application. 3. You will directed to the Overview Tab. Here you ca... roxblade,

1. Go to the Search Menu....

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:47:14 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How hot is too hot for a GPU?

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Published 2 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:07 -0800

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Last Reply First of all, this answer will be near perfect because all GPU units respond differently than others, so heating depends on a big factor in what you a... roxblade,

First of all, this answer...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:46:40 -0800 2 weeks ago
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What is the difference between an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi?

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Published 2 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:01:07 -0800

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Last Reply Raspberry Pi is a mini Computer capable of running multiple programs at one time whereas Arduino is a micro-controller which repeatedly runs one... roxblade,

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:45:48 -0800 2 weeks ago
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