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Dec
21
comment Could I have damaged a CPU?
That 71.4C is Tcase - the temperature of the case of the CPU. The internal temperature (Tjmax) will typically be 10-120C higher than that, which is what most temperature reporting tools will give you. 95C under load is still too hot - but not as hot as you think.
Dec
21
answered Could I have damaged a CPU?
Dec
21
comment Why doesn't Mozilla release 64-bit versions of Firefox?
What benefit will there be? What costs would there be? Surely the problems far outweigh the benefits? I've been using 64-bit windows since 2005, but even I can't yet seen the need. The nightly builds are simply keeping x64 on the back-burner for when they might be needed in future.
Nov
19
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
Try joining them both to a different workgroup, e.g. MSHOME. Clutching at straws here.. ;)
Nov
19
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
PS. While I appreciate the extra rep, you should really mark this question as unanswered. We don't want to disappoint someone else struggling with the same issue.
Nov
19
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
If you click on the Joined/Create against Homegroup, it should give you the chance to run a Homegroup troubleshooter. Also, can each machine see itself? Type '\\ThisMachine\c$\' on each machine. Then try '\\TheOtherMachine\C$' on each machine.
Nov
18
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
Sorry - limited time on here. What does the network and sharing center say for each? Home network? HomeGroup: Joined? What do you see if you click on the full network map (at the top)?
Nov
18
comment Network use of Gaming PC
Nothing really... Sandy Bridge E is just coming out so that would be a step up, as would a GTX580 or 590, or a Radeon 5990...if you have more money than sense! But they will be out of date before you get them out of the box. You have a very good PC - use it properly... move the wife into the office.
Nov
16
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
In Windows Explorer, type in \\MyOtherPcName\ in the address bar and press return - this should show shared resources on this machine (e.g. printers). If it doesnt work, open a command prompt and type 'ping 192.168.0.99' (substituting the IP address of your other pc) - if this command responds with a timeout message, it means there is a connectivity issue.
Nov
16
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
I've added a link to a video demonstrating how to connect to a homegroup. Presumably, your 2nd machine can see the first under Homergoups?
Nov
16
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Nov
16
answered Network use of Gaming PC
Nov
16
answered How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
Nov
16
comment How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi
Which version of Windows do each PC run?
Nov
15
answered Remote Access from home to office, and office to home
Nov
15
comment Recommendations for utility to paste plain text?
+1. Puretext is utterly brilliant. Small, neat, easy to use.
Nov
15
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Nov
15
answered Computer doesn't boot, continuously restarts; possible disk error
Nov
2
answered Upgraded RAM Leading to Memory(?) Issues In Windows 7
Oct
29
accepted Windows 7: Removing Folder Permissions