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Samsung Windows 8 memory leak, can't find reason

Does anyone know what the cause of this memory leak is? My memory shoots up every few days and I have to continually restart the computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Based on other forum ...
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Convert .bk file to .sme

I have backed up my Samsung phone with Samsung Kies program. It saved my messages as .bk file that can't be restored by the program because it should be .sme file. How can I change the file's format ...
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Samsung SSD firmware update fails

Samsung Magician checks for new firmware update, finds it, prompts me to install it, I let it do that, then it fails to update. The SSD is an 840 EVO, 250 GB. I'll let the screenshots tell the story. ...
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Cannot pass the “Preparing to play…” (Samsung Allshare)

after some time investigating how this software/network connectivity works, I finally could link both PC and TV (Samsung EH6030) together, they see each other now, the TV is connect to a router, and ...
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Random multiple BSODs

A few days ago just out of the blue (quite literally) I got Blue Screen of Death. And since then it happens quite often, like 10 times a day (damn, it even happened while writing this). I can't really ...
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Windows 8 BSOD and Restart

I have Samsung ATIV book 2 laptop with windows 8. I install a game then laptop was stuck . After I click on the restart button . Now i get a blue screen with a restarting logo. (power off is not ...
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OEM SSD not recognized by Samsung Magician

My computer has a SM841 SSD (the OEM variant of the 840 Pro) not to be confused with the TLC PM841. Unfortunately, the Samsing Magician software doesn't recognize my drive, and will not let me enable ...
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Samsung 2233SW synmaster with DTH connection [closed]

I have a Samsung 2233SW syncmaster monitor, and with a HDMI to DVI cable I was able to connect to a DTH set top box. Everything was working fine, until I connected the cable to my laptop's DVI port. ...
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Restoring a SSD locked with HDD password

Seeing that my Samsung 840 SSD has hardware encryption using the HDD-password from BIOS, I decided to try it out. Since there was no password before, I entered my password in the HDD password field in ...
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Upgrading Ram from 4GB to 8GB in packard bell tm80

I own a Packard bell Tm80 laptop (this website has pulled up this info on recommended ram upgrade option): http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=71500C5AA5CA7304 I have Samsung ram ...
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Is it beneficial to enable Rapid Mode on a Samsung solid state drive?

I recently bought a Samsung 840 EVO 500 gb solid state drive for my laptop. There's a feature (disabled by default) called RAPID (Real Time Acceleration Processing of I/O Data) Mode. From what I can ...
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What HDD diagnostic tool to trust?

I recently purchased external HDD (Samsung M3 Portable External Drive 1TB). I run basic diagnostic tests with SeaTools for Windows and unfortunately Short DST and Short Generic tests fail. I then ...
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How to remove samsung syncmaster 2243SN stand?

I have a samsung syncmaster 2243SN monitor with simple stand. I can't remove the piece connecting the round base with monitor, it seems locked. The online user guide is useless, as it only covers ...
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Mystery port on my Samsung laptop (NP700Z5C)

What is the port in the picture of my Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5C? It's called a "Display Port" in this image (not from Samsung, admittedly), but it's clearly not (the Samsung documentation even ...
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Two of My Devices Can't Connect to Wifi but everything else works

I am using the Xfinity Router that came with the Comcast Package. My tablet, (Samsung Galaxy Tab 3) would see the router, allow me to enter the password (not saying that here), but would keep asking ...
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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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Laptop CPU frequency never higher than 40% of maximum

I have a Samsung 900X4C (9 series) laptop with an i7 3517U 1.9 GHz CPU. I have noticed (using CPU-Z) that the actual frequency of the processor never goes above about 40% of the maximum. Now, I ...
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Unable to get video from my Samsung laptop's VGA port to display on my projector

I have SAMSUNG RV511 laptop, and it's VGA port seems to not pass video to the projector. When I use different laptop with same cable and same projector it works fine, note that the graphic card ...
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Restore Samsung Recovery Solution Backup Files (.wcl, .w01) using other software

I know this is a common problem but I can't find a Windows solution online. My wife's computer was not working so we did a backup using Samsung Recovery Solution before doing a full restore as Basic ...
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How to turn on touchscreen on Samsung ativ book 5

I have a Samsung ativ book 5 laptop that comes with Windows 8 preinstalled. One of the features that this laptop supports is touch screen. It is disabled by default and I've been searching trough ...
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Windows 8.1 Color Management: Dark yellow

Please help me out! Recently I've bought Samsung Ativ 9 Plus, reset the system and as I've got Intel Graphics 4400 drivers updated all yellow color turned dark! It's close to brown but the other ...
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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ChromeOS recovery not permanent

I have a Samsung S3 enrolled in a domain. One day it prompts with Chrome OS is missing or damaged. Please insert a recovery USB stick or SD card. (note: the blue USB port will NOT work for recovery) ...
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Android: External SD Card storage size

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537. I let it format my Samsung Class 10 SDHC 64 GB card. It used exFAT format. I then transfered my MP3 collection to it, which is about 34 GB. When I finished, ...
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How do I encrypt Samsung 840 SSD with Bitlocker?

I need help encrypting my Samsung 840 Evo with Bitlocker. Here is my hardware: Samsung Evo 840 500GB hard drive (firmware EXT0BB6Q) Asus P8z77-v motherboard (BIOS v. 2104) Asus TPM chip - purchased ...
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Laptop Wifi freezing router

I have a laptop that I just purchased used. It came with just windows 7 and NONE of the laptop specific drivers. I was unable to connect to the internet to get the drivers, so I downloaded them from ...
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Can't connect Galaxy S2 to PC (Unknown Device)

Trying to connect my SGS2 Android 4.1.2 to PC with Win7 Ultimate & Last Kies (USB driver version 1.5.29.0). Before yesterday phone connected successfully. Now hardware manager says Unknown Device. ...
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Connect Android through active sync with Exchange server

I have troubles connecting my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android 4.2.2) to our Exchange server using the stock mail app. A colleague of mine also has an S4 and he has no troubles connecting it, using the same ...
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External HD suddenly stopped working

I have (or had) a Samsung M3 1TB drive. Yesterday I removed it and it was working normally, today, I plugged it in, and the LED turns on normally, but the "engine" of the HD not. So, the HD is not ...
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Portable hard drive broken media

My portable hard drive fall on the on floor hard yesterday and stopped working, the hard light is flashing blue but my PC can't see it, i tried it with many machines, but the same , it is not working, ...
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Streaming Windows Media Center to Samsung Smart TV

I was wondering if there was any way in which I could stream shows that I have recorded with windows media center to my samsung smart tv without having to connect and xbox to it, I am very new to ...
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The 3D on youtube dosen't work

I just buy a samsung smart tv with the 3D feature. I also have a DVD that plays 3D movies. It works. But when I am going on Youtube and watch a 3D video, it dosen't work. I get a screen splitted in 2 ...
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How warm should SAMSUNG D3 drive be?

I have an external 3GB Samsung D3 Station 7200rpm hard drive and my SMART diagnostics program (CrystalDiskInfo or HDSentinel) is warning me that the drive is running too hot. The temperature in the ...
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Samsung shuts off on its own

I have a Samsung laptop that shuts off on its own when I use my power cord. I have taken battery out and used power cord only and it shuts off. When I charge the battery and unplug the power cord it ...
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Speeding up with SSD cache - Intel Rapid Storage or…?

I have a Gigabyte motherboard with the z68 chipset. I have used it for 1.5 years with a normal 1 Tb HDD. Then I have bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD drive and problems started to arise... I have a ...
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Tails “clone” LiveUSB wont boot

I'll try to be as clear as possible. I did install Tails to a USB, then I cloned it over another USB and thats where the problems started. The "clone tails usb" won't start in my laptop. I did try ...
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Erase all data from Samsung laptop

I am selling my old Samsung laptop which I got in 2009, and I would like to erase all data. When I press F4 and go to Samsung Recovery and choose the restore, it restores my computer to the same state ...
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Can this port be used to connect an external display to laptop?

I have a monitor attached to my laptop via HDMI and want to attach a second monitor. In attached screenshot what type of port is below, the one to left of USB ports ? Can it be used to connect a ...
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Cannot enter the BIOS on a Samsung ATIV Book 2

I bought a new Samsung ATIV Book 2 NP270E5V-K01AE Notebook. It was running Windows 8 perfectly. I downloaded and installed Windows 8.1 and after the installation the laptop just restarts ...
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How to get Contacts from Old Samsung Brightside SCH-u380

Before I got my [current] iPhone, I used a Verizon Samsung Brightside SCH-u380, which I have since forgotten the password for. I now need to get one of the contacts off of the phone, but none of the ...
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Building Custom Kernels for ChrUbuntu on Samsung Chromebook XE500C21

I am trying to build custom kernels for my Samsung XE500C21 running ChrUbuntu. I need kernels that are at least 3.4.0 because I'm trying to run VMWare Workstation. I am running ChrUbuntu 13.04. I have ...
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How to get it in Bios Samsung Series 5 NP530U4CL

I have a Samsung Series 5 NP530U4CL Laptop and I can not get into the BIOS, I have been trying using all function Keys, Tab, Esc, Del and nothing works, can anybody help me? The Model Code is ...
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ExpressCache not working after Windows 8 reinstall on Samsung Series 7 Gamer

I have a Samsung Series 7 Gamer laptop which came with Windows 8. After doing a reinstall of Windows, the ExpressCache software is no longer caching. Running "eccmd -info" shows me that the software ...
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Why RAM works on lower frequency?

Notebook Samsung RC510 (NP-RC510-S01PL) I have 2x2GB Samsung RAM memory, that are able to work with 633MHz (PC3-10600S). But when I check with CPU-Z I see they are works on 533 Mhz. Notebook is new, ...
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Enabling UEFI mode in BIOS after having set it to CSM mode, and not being able to get back into BIOS

I set my BIOS to CSM only mode after being unable to boot into windows after upgrading it to 8.1 and not being able to boot from a USB stick to repair it. I ended up putting in a formatted SSD, and ...
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Cannot adjust screen brightness (Samsung Laptop on Ubuntu)

None of the answers in this same question worked for me. Does anyone have another solution? The problem is that in reboot screen goes back to 100 per cent bright.
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Connecting tablet to wired only network

Hi techies out there.. I have a wired only network through a hub which connects two computers and two printers the two printers I want to print from with my tablet. I have a Samsung tablet that ...
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I can’t access the BIOS setup using F2 key on Samsung NP270E5V laptop

My Samsung NP270E5V laptop came with Ubuntu 13.04 installed on it, but I cant boot from a CD/DVD or USB flash drive to install Windows 7. Pressing F2 during boot doesn’t take me to BIOS menu so that I ...
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Enable gestures at Samsung Ativ Book 2

How to enable gestures to fully use multitouch in a Samsung Ativ Book 2? Couldn't find solution online maybe some of you had similar problem. I'm using Windows 8.1.
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Can the battery in a Samsung 500T Tablet PC be replaced?

Can the battery in a Samsung 500T Tablet PC can be replaced by a user?