Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving that uses logical, systematic steps to solve the problem.

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Linode VPS storage space full, site down, unable to stay logged in

I am using Linode Server. After login I can see Storage space is full. Because of this full storage our website is down. I can't even log in with SSH using Putty. If I reboot the server then I can ...
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How to remotely set up IP cameras?

I'm trying to set up a CCTV system at my parents' house. Most of the networking is done already (I think), but I still need to set up most of the ~30 cameras. This is the network topology: internet &...
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Constant BSODs within the last three days on a Windows 8.1. Minidumps analyze needed

Recently, I started getting constant BSODs (such as BAD_POOL_HEADER, followed by DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFER, and now SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION) while working on my own stuff (basic Microsoft Office ...
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Will reinstalling Security Center clear my Nessus config

Running RHEL 5 and Security Center 4.7.1. My question is if I reinstall Security Center will it wipe out my Nessus config?
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troubleshooting network windows

Working on an older network not built by me (seems to have been set up about 8-10 years ago). It happens to be a POS system where one machine functions not only as a POS machine (Will call SERVER), ...
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How do I troubleshoot intermittent public static IP connectivity to a VM?

I'm a software developer by trade and networking hasn't always been my strong suit so I could use any advice given. I honestly don't know where to start troubleshooting this issue. I recently signed ...
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Some downloads get stuck at 99% (same for git clone, npm install, bower install)

I'm having a weird problem with the internet connection. I tried to download simple PDF file (2MB) and it always got stuck at 99%. Same thing happened from any device under the same network. ...
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Short key for marking checked, check box in Windows 7

I am looking for a keyboard shortcut to mark a check box, that appears when filling in forms.
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Why do I have to remove the CMOS battery each time I start the computer?

Yesterday I replaced my CMOS battery with a new one. After that I turned on my PC, then my cooling fans and hard drive started up, but my monitor wasn't showed anything, only a blinking monitor ...
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On startup video card's fan is not spinning, blank screen, only fan works

I have a Intel DG33FB motherboard with 2.6 GHz processor, 2GB RAM and Gigabyte GV-N430 2GB video card with Windows 7 installed. At first it worked, but I wanted to change the CPU to a new 3.2 GHz CPU....
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High Memory usage in Windows 10

I cannot figure out whats been just eating up my RAM lately. I tried looking with poolmon. It shows that the highest usage is Proc. So after searching for a possible driver issue. findstr /s Proc . I ...
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I can not figure out the proper BIOS configuration for these RAMs & this motherboard

Long story short: aftr a bios reset I am unable to figure how to configure the bios so that it gets to POST. All I have now is beeps ( ---. = long long long short) repeating ad libitum. I looked it up ...
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No sound after 5 minutes

I play a video and the sound stops working after 5 minutes. I launch a game and sound stops working after 5 minutes. Restarting the Windows Audio service via services.msc re-enables sound for ...
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PC start only after a CMOS reset

I have the weirdest issue, since yesterday my PC is not booting. At all. I tried everything (swapped RAM, PSU, ...), nothing worked. The only solution i found was resetting the mobo CMOS using the ...
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x12 turtle beach hurts, any advice? [closed]

After around 25 min it start hurts my jaws, if I use it more than that it really hurts which makes them unusable. I'm trying to soften the padding and the bridge. Any tip / suggestion how to fix / ...
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Lenovo beeps once and shows an error screen at start up

I need some help trouble shooting my wife's laptop. When I try to start it the laptop emits one beep and shows this screen. I've checked Lenovos basic beep codes here and that doesn't seem to match ...
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Is there any way to recover unsaved notepad++ docs?

I had to immediate shut down, and I lost about 20 unsaved tabs, is there any way to recover these?
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Monitor saying “No video input”, computer turns on however

I really need help with this problem. Here's a detailed description of it: When I press the power button, the computer fires up with all the fans spinning and all the lights turning on. It'll ...
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Why are there two Chromes installed?

I went to uninstall some stuff, and I just happened to notice something I hadn't notice before: that there are two Google Chromes installed. I thought at first this might have been a glitch or ...
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Older app works only when running from compatibilty troubleshooter

I have updated to Windows 10 form Windows 8.1 and Corel Photopaint 12 will not run with error: Failed to install ISKernel files I have tried setting compatibility of the shortcut to Windows 7 ...
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Laptop shuts down instead of going into sleep mode when I send it to sleep

I'm using an Asus laptop. It's more than a year old. This has been going on for maybe a month. I've looked into all the basic settings but can't find what's causing the problem. Here are the settings: ...
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How to restore the original firmware of a router?

An internet service provider (ISP) has locked my router and changed its software so that I can not choose another ISP. My router works for that ISP only and it does not work for any Other ISP. I ...
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Windows 10 hostednetwork ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) not working

I upgraded to windows 10, and now I cant use my ICS ( Internet Connection Sharing ) via hostednetwork. Doing the same as in windows 8.1: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=network_name key=...
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Desktop PC has stopped powering up

I've gone through the two existing questions I found that seemed to the closes to my situation, tried most of the proposed fixes, and I'm still not getting any results. Those questions where: ...
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Keyboard not working after upgrading to Windows 10

I have a lenovo z500 series laptop.. I've been using windows 8.1 up until now and my keyboard worked fine no problem but today i upgraded to Windows 10 my keyboard ua not working now... I checked ...
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Windows 10 high memory usage (unknown reason)

Well few days ago I updated my pc to windows 10. However, after some use my PC started to slow down until its was impossible to use, it was due to high memory usage. After restart, everything came ...
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Determining the purpose of a Windows process [closed]

In the course of diagnosing a problem, our attention is often drawn to a running process shown in Task Manager. This raises questions such as, "Is this process legitimate?" or, "What does this ...
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Toshiba L755 won't start after BIOS update fail?

I bought a bigger battery and read that I had to do an update for it to work. Anyway the BIOS was updating and half way through the power went out and now it will no start. The led's turn on showing ...
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PC won't turn on

My new PC broke down completely yesterday. This was my first ever PC build, I installed the components myself, but I couldn't figure out the wiring/cables so I went off to a tech-guy for help. He put ...
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A variety of PC problems including blue screens and failure to boot

I recently rebuilt my gaming PC. I used the same hard drives and ram, but everything else is brand new. I reinstalled windows and everything was great for about a month. Recently, I had a BSOD ...
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Computer power supply fault

This is my first post to the site; it's been a great resource to me in both my professional and personal lives. It's about time I registered! So I went to boot up my desktop this morning and nothing ...
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PC Won't Sustain Power

I've been using this system almost every day for the past 7 months. It has worked completely fine with no indication of error at all, but now it will not power on. Whether I use the casr button, the ...
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After leaving my PC alone for as little as 5 minutes, I come back to an error where the enter key seems to be constantly pressed

This is a bit of a strange question, so I will try and give as much information as I can. Let me start by saying that the enter key on my keyboard is absolutely fine, physically. I am writing this ...
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Windows defender isn't working

My Windows defender was turned off because of preinstalled antivirus. Then the antivirus expired and I want to turn it back on but I can't. Getting a message: "Your PC isn't monitoring because the app'...
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How to troubleshoot a “clogged” network

I am inheriting a mess of a network at my office. There's a bunch of switches and routers, not too mention hidden switches under desks that I can't see. Often times the network gets "clogged." ...
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Dropped computer, Windows 7 Startup Repair irregular

I'm having some issues with my computer (Lenovo T420) and startup repair. I've looked at a few other threads, but I'm unsure about some things with my situation. I knocked my computer off a table ...
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Analyzing Windows 7 intermittent freezes [duplicate]

For a few weeks now, my Windows 7 installation has been showing intermittent freezes. Typically, the currently focused application window will freeze for up to 7 seconds, but I can still switch to a ...
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Network devices down suddenly

This is a home network with many wired and wireless devices. Yesterday I plugged in a bad CAT5e cable (Orange/White and Orange - Tx- & Tx+) were crossed. It seems I lost all internet access for my ...
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Laptop screen randomly turns off and on again ONLY during start up

It's happened a few times by now, this what I do: Turn on laptop. Log in (everything fine until now). Desktop loads and screen randomly turns off and on again, usually 5 or 6 times and lasts less ...
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Can connect to router, but cannot access server (but only on my PC)

Using Windows Pro 64, I have been VPN-ing to our work server for years. Now, I can still connect to the router OK, but when I do I cannot access the server. When I map a network drive, I get '...
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Single website won't load on entire network

This is a new problem. It occured suddenly and without change to any settings or me doing anything to my network connection. Whenever I try to access quora.com, or any page on the site, whether it ...
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Internet Connection Error - Connection Fails

My internet seems to be working but is not. My screen shows 4 bars (PC). However whenever I try to go to Amazon or any other major websites, apart from all things Google and Stack Exchange, it does ...
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My PC won't start up, what can I try?

My computer has been randomly restarting itself for the last couple of days. Sometimes it would stay on for hours before restarting, other times it wouldn't even get into Windows before restarting. ...
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My Microsoft Wireless Mouse 2000 Stops Working When I Lift It Up

When I turn my mouse on I have to put it on a flat surface right away for the blue light to stay on underneath which I'm guessing is the laser to detect surfaces. Once I lift my mouse up for more than ...
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My computer is eating hard drives

About a year and a half ago I built my computer, and I was knowledgeable enough to put it together but definitely not to troubleshoot all of the issues it's had. A few months ago the 2TB Seagate hard ...
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NTP doesnt sync my time

Im getting problems to sync my local time with the NTP Server. this is the output when u do a NTP Query. remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter ==============...
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Windows 7 laptop comes in hibernation from sleep and can't boot after that

I have a new OS installation on my laptop, Windows 7. I put PC into hibernation state. After that it can't boot from this state normally (error 0xC000009A on black screen), I have to perform cold ...
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Lenovo Yoga Unable to Power On

So I was watching some YouTube videos earlier and my computer suddenly shut off, similarly to what you would expect if it had overheated. I don't expect that it did overheat: I wasn't actively ...
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A laser printer leaves stripes

The printer in our office leaves marks all across the length of the paper: We've tried cleaning the toner drum but with limited success. Can we fix this ourselves or do we need to purchase a new ...
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Computer mysteriously seems to power on after surge, but no video or network

I have a box running Linux Mint I've been using as a file/plex host for about half a year to a year. Last night there was a brief power outage and I shut down both of my PCs (linux and Windows machine)...