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NetGear WNA 3100 doesn't detect my router

I bought NetGear WNA 3100 wireless usb adapter(https://www.netgear.com/support/product/WNA3100.aspx) for my desktop, It was working just fine until I reinstalled my Win7 which made it to work in some ...
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*No Signal* and reduced power on custom built PC?

I just built my new PC and a few things have not been working. Here's the components and what I did... Issues: [SOLVED] PC turning on/off every 10 seconds. Solved by changing the voltage on the PSU....
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Wi-Fi Network Adapter Code 45 Error (Windows 10)

I have a Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn Network Adapter on an HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC. For a few days, the adapter has been disconnecting from the network on and off. When I check Device Manager, the ...
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Windows 7 doesn't connect to internet after installation

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my Lenovo laptop because it was set to a different language prior and it was also very laggy. After the installation, everything was working except the ...
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Server Unexpected Shutdown

If you have a Windows server that has an Unexpected Shutdown and there is nothing in the logs (no power failure, critical events or hardware failures), and no memory dump for blue screen then is the ...
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How do I get a Google Hangouts extension button in my Chrome toolbar?

I'm using Chrome v51 (.0.2704.103, 64-bit) on OSX. There are two Hangouts extensions in Chrome Web Store, produced by Google. One, the "desktop app", which collects all conversations into a single ...
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Can we change msconfig - Load Basic Driver Settings to Load All by editing system file?

I've HP g6-1209AX. My keyboard & track pad stopped working abruptly. I restarted the computer couple of times but nothing happened. I was able to login using my pin by using On-screen keyboard. So,...
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Can't update my GPU drivers

Was using blender when my PC crashed. Day before I had installed the beta drivers. I was modelling, when I pushed pushed a vertex up, I accidentally tapped shift key or Ctrl key(don't remember). My ...
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Connection issues when visiting my website

I tried to visit my website today only to find that I couldn't connect to it. I decided to check out my web server to see if I could fix the issue, but I don't 100% know what I'm doing and am a bit ...
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wireless connection issues as a server

I have a Belkin F9K1002 N300 Wireless N Router IEEE 802.11b/g/n router I can connect via WiFi and Ethernet. I have a few devices connected to it (cellphones, Raspberry Pi, computers, printer). My ...
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unwanted chinese/korean program installed unable to remove it from any where

members some unknown Chinese program has uninstalled in my system I have tried many antivirus and malware removal programs without any clue as what this program is. Finally I am posting a screenshot ...
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How to remove gpu saphire r9 390 from motherboard Asus H97 Anniversary

I'm not sure this is the right stack exchange place but I haven't found a better one. I am unable to remove the gpu from the mobo, no matter what. I've heard it has a lever on the right side, which ...
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How can I fix certain UWP applications and system features following a recent Windows update?

I've recently started experiencing problems with my Windows 10 PC. As far as I can tell it seems to be that most UWP (Windows Store style) apps, and a number of built-in system features, won't run. ...
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Word 2016 file displays lines (not borders) between paragraphs in Edit mode only - how to turn it off?

A file created in 2010 and saved to 2016 now displays squiggly lines between every paragraph (see graphic). The lines display in Edit mode, whether working with a file created in a previous version ...
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The Desktop has suddenly disappeared from my Windows 10 PC

Man, do I hate when weird, mysterious, obscure bugs insists to randomly strike when you're expecting them the least. (1) I turned on my personal computer this evening, only to face this: That's ...
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multiple motherboards dead on first boot?

So this all started when a few days ago I got my oculus rift and as I was plugging the USBs into the back of my computer my computer just shuts off, couldn't turn it on anymore, pressing power button ...
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Printer toner doesn't adhere well to the paper anymore

We've had the Samsung SL-M2825DW for about 2 years now, and printed a total of 5345 pages (according to the configuration report). Recently, I've noticed that the toner doesn't always adhere well to ...
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How to stop the Windows Update process when Windows refuses to stop it?

Many websites, including SuperUser, recommend restarting the Windows Update service in order to fix the common problem of Windows Update getting stuck at 0% downloading. When I try to stop the ...
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WINDOWS 10: I receive a “no valid IP configuration” on both WIFI and Ethernet.

More specs: It works on all other devices in my house. I am missing a connection-specific DNS suffix, and no default gateway. The auto ip is a 169.54.x.x The ip address of the router : IP Address ...
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loss of Internet traffic via network security device

I can't get any Internet traffic in bridge mode. I'm using network security device named "Shield" made by Itus Networks which went out of business. The device is based on a Cavium Octeon Dual-Core ...
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Corrupted video drivers causing x to go insane

I think X is borked. It's been working for months, then suddenly: There's an extra, immobile mouse cursor stuck on the screen. CTRL + ALT + Fn doesn't work. The screen stops responding, but I can ...
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Memory Leak in Windows 7 and I need help troubleshooting

So, about a week ago I got a blue screen while watching a youtube video (it was the only active program open) and I've been experiencing trouble ever since. The file that caused the blue screen was ...
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How to tell if CPU is actually overheating or is a false positive?

How does the CPU know it's temperature? I've been having trouble turning on my computer as I keep getting "CPU fan error". I reapplied thermal paste and got a new heatsink/fan and still the same ...
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Keyboard some letter double output

I have PC with AMD APU System, Brand new. I'm having problem regarding my keyboard it always double type the letters. More on a,c,e,d,w,m,o,I,f,k,x. So I bought a new keyboard it still the same error ...
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Find Causes for slow Performance on Windows

I have a situtation where a Eclipse Workspace (identical) performs very differently on two very similar PCs. Both are approx 3-year old PCS, one i7-3520M, the other i5 (I do not have the exact model, ...
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Wireless adapter suddenly not detecting network

I've a desktop PC with a wireless adapter stick and a laptop on my table. My phone sitting on the table most of the time as well. Usually, all three devices are connected to the internet via wifi by ...
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Using keyboard causes every program to freeze

I have an odd issue. Every time I touch the keyboard, whichever program that has focus freezes. This wasn't happening earlier today; it only started after I ran Windows Update. My specs: Asus ...
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Motherboard or CPU dead?

I have an Asus Z8NA-D6C Motherboard with dual sockets for Intel Xeon CPUs. When I go to power up the system, however, I receive no post beep codes unless I fully remove the RAM. Any suggestions? CPU: ...
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Wireless router simultaneously dropping multiple computers

I've read several articles online as well as Wireless internet router keeps dropping out Computer "loses" connection to wireless router intermittently My scenario is as follows: When ...
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Building your own PC computer, is there a process checklist?

I have just built a new pc. I installed all the components and checked all cable connections. But when I turned it on the first time it did nothing, except the fans ran and several leds lit up. There ...
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HP Pavilion Slimline s3220n SD Card Reader Issue

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline running Windows 7. It came with an SD card reader. I can read SD cards with it, but when I plug in a Micro SD card via an adapter, it is not recognized. The light ...
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machine A can reach machine C, but machine B in same LAN as machine A, cannot reach machine C

I have two computers in the same LAN; A and B, and a third remote computer, C. A can reach C, but B cannot. DNS resolution is working fine. Other than that issue, B appears to work fine (it's my ...
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After a windows update restart explorer.exe does not load

My computer restarted on its own (before the restart everything was working fine for 2 years I have not done any significant software/setting changes the past month atleast and no hardware changes) ...
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Red ghosting/blur on monitor

I have a BenQ GW2270H monitor, and have found that there is an odd, red blur that surrounds certain things on screen when they move quickly. Some black objects also blur. It happens to both my PC and ...
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How to find out whether my graphics card is broken?

About a year ago I build myself a rig, mainly for gaming. Not high end, but still: i5-4460 CPU 8GB RAM nVidia GTX-760 graphics card. Windows 10 Today I was playing a game, when suddenly both ...
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No input / signal when playing game

I have a PC with the following. Specs (not overclocked): Asus P7P55D LE (Motherboard), Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz, nVidia Geforce GTX 295 (with 2 GPUs), 4 GB Ram (1600 MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1,50v), SATA HDD (500 ...
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High CPU usage with unknown cause

I'm having issues with my intel i5 6600k @ 4.5 GHz. I've tried undoing the OC and I've even tried underclocking, yet the issue persists. I could use some help troubleshooting. Temperatures lie around ...
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How to diagnose a system that freezes seemingly at random? [duplicate]

I am currently attempting to repair a laptop that experiences total system lock ups at random intervals, with a frequency of every few days. Total lock up here is defined as no response to user input ...
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Why Google is no longer working with IE 6.0 SP1 in 2016?

First: I know IE 6 is long dead but I'm using it in a Windows 98 SE virtual machine. This VM is for archival purpose where I archive old Web browsers to share for nostalgia sake. This VM sole reason ...
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How to reveal Word TOC style that I renamed and deleted but appears to still be there?

I renamed TOC 2 to TOC 2,Topic then inadvertently deleted it. Now I cannot get the TOC 2,Topic style back, nor can I the factory TOC 2 style; i.e.: I cannot find TOC 2 in any variation in the ...
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How to prevent custom TOC styles from automatically updating

At times I want to rename heading styles to reflect document structure and TOC styles to remind me of mappings. Examples - Heading 1, Part - Heading 2, Chapter and Appendix - Heading 3, Section - ...
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Netgear DGN 2200M compatibility issue with Huawei EC315

I have NETGEAR DGN 2200M router and later bought a Huawei EC315 Wi-Fi data card of a local service provider (TATA DOCOMO from India). I want to use this Data dongle to work with my Netgear router for ...
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“Unsupported database scheme” from apt-get during reinstall

I am receiving the following error from apt-get. What could cause this and how can I correct it? sudo apt-get install --reinstall aptitude Reading Package Lists... Error! E: opening /var/lib/apt/...
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What do you call it when the errors lead you in the wrong direction? [closed]

I do tech support for a living. Occasionally, I run into a series of circumstances that leads me and/or the other technician I am working with down the wrong rabbit hole, in the wrong direction, and/...
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Charge light on if display cable disconnected from motherboard

I have a HP DM4-1050ea laptop, which recently started to not turn on either with battery alone or AC alone (with and without battery). I cannot boot with battery alone because it's drained and don't ...
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Wi-Fi extender randomly loses connection

I own a TP-Link repeater (TL-WA850RE) which connects via Wi-Fi to my main device (router & AP) and extends the range of my Wi-Fi to rooms that can't be reached by the AP of the main device. The ...
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Why can't ImageMagick read any fonts on my machine?

I'm trying to run montage. montage `ls ?.png` `ls ??.png` -tile 6x3 -geometry 32x32 tile.jpg But I am getting this error regarding fonts. montage: unable to read font `(null)' @ error/annotate.c/...
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How to fix a SVN Repository where it allows checkin of source code or text files but not binary files or jars?

I've recently been given the job of taking care of our company's SVN installation, and sure enough one of the repositories stored on it has a problem. What I see is that if I make a fresh check out ...
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Windows Explorer Won't Launch (Windows 10)

So this is my first post, because despite spending 4 hours attempting troubleshooting my issue last night nothing appeared to work. I'm using a 4 year old Dell Inspiron 620, so it's not the best PC, ...
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DCLCD DCL9C Monitor power issues

Lately my DCLCD DCL9C monitor has had some troubles. In order to use it I had to toggle the power button upwards of 20 times. Hitting the power button would show the proper display for a second and go ...