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i have directx v12 installed with windows 10

I want to use a mod that need directx v9 but I have directx v12 installed will it still work as in the requirements of modification it says directx v9 needed in block capitals
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Beelink I68 8core android tv box

I recently purchased a Beelink I68 8 core media box to run Kodi on but couldn't resist the urge to pry it apart and look inside after noticing in the system settings a dead link for SATA setting, it ...
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Can't get chroagh to work from a specified location

I'm trying to get Chroagh (a Crouton fork with support for Arch Linux) to work from an SD card alongside ChromeOS on an Asus C300. I'm doing this by using the command, sudo sh -e installer/main.sh -r ...
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Samsung Laptop ODD Slot SSD installation

I have the following Notebook/Laptop: NP550P7C-S0FDE from Samsung. It has two slots for hard-drives. The first one holds the HDD. In the second one I would like to place a SSD. The problem is that ...
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How do I turn off the keyboard backlight on my Lenovo Y70?

I'd like to turn off the keyboard backlight on my new Lenovo Y70 laptop. Is there a built-in way of doing this? Or is there a way to physically disconnect the backlighting from the power supply, if I ...
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What is a BIOS whitelist request , BIOS mod and BIOS unlock?

i searched google couldnt find any info on about BIOS whitelist request , BIOS mod and BIOS unlock. can somebody put a light on this topic. Is there any other fancy tricks related to the bios please ...
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Open .img file to mod a software

I'd like to open .img files which I suppose to be pictures (there are many .img in a subfolder of this program: lobby.img, avatars.img, cards.img etc). I wanted to change a background in this ...
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Can i replace notebook GPU with something newer? [duplicate]

i saw some videos on youtube, that you're able to replace soldered GPU (very risky though) i have a macbookpro5,5 and thinking to replace gpu with something new (probably another OEM mobile GPU that ...
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What kind of 3 pin fan connector is this, and where can I buy one?

I have a Cyberpower UPS with a very noisy 80mm fan, so I want to replace the fan with a quieter one. I bought a well-reviewed fan from Noctua, but the 3 pin connector doesn't quite fit. I didn't ...
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Theoretically(!) is it possible to write analog signal (sound) to HDD, like on magnet tape?

I mean, with hardware modifications of HDD, for example, by connecting directly to heads to record signal, and then play it back.
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How do I connect the screen of a laptop as an external display?

I do not want to use a functional laptop as a display. I have a brand new replacement screen for a laptop that I would like to mod into my desktop computer case. I want to connect it to the computer ...
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Single liquid cooling provider for CPU and VGA

Given that there is a system with Intel Core i7 CPU and one Radeon HD 5870 VGA adapter, is there a water cooling solution with one cooler that both VGA and CPU heat sinks can be attached to?
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Wake on LAN Alternatives

I realize there are one or two related posts, but none that quite get at what I'm asking. I'm using an old computer as a NAS using FreeNAS, and after some tweaking everything is dandy. The NAS is ...
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Best modding cooler for Phenom II X6 1090T

I would like to upgrade my Athlon X2 5000+ to a Phenom II X6 1090T with my Crosshair II Formula motherboard (CPU is supported, I verified it). I currently mount an ASUS Arctic Ice cooler which goes ...
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How do I get the current VRM temps on my HD5850?

Thinking about adding an aftermarket cooler to my ATI HD5850. I want an accurate picture of my current temps before and after so I don't break anything. I've seen on some forums that VRM temperatures ...
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What is the right procedure to safely remove stickers from a laptop?

My new Dell Studio 15 has those annoying "permanent" decal stickers for Windows Vista and Intel Centrino processor. I want them gone. I don't want to try to peel them only to discover that I've ruined ...