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Mar
30
comment How does Daylight Saving Time work on a computer?
There is NIST as well no? Sync via internet clock (as an example).
Mar
25
comment Can this be something else than a defect graphic card?
I think you are discounting the issue with RAM too easily.Ram that is faulty will also give you visible interuptions on your screen. That has happened to me when two sticks went bad. If you have multiple sticks, test them one at a time and do a memtest.
Mar
22
comment Will installing a new motherboard make my computer usable?
What make and model of Laptop are we talking about? It may be as easy as doing a factory refresh from the recovery partition. If you can get it back to factory fresh and it boots, then no need to buy anything.
Mar
21
comment Recover bluetooth headset??
What are you pairing it with? Your laptop? Computer?
Mar
21
comment How to send an email on event (with event details) in Windows 7
Need more than a link. Expand to show the solution other wise this is a trite answer and the link may eventualy break.
Mar
17
comment Windows 8.1 sleep even if it is disabled
Could this be a screeen saver set to "blank"?
Mar
9
comment SLI bridge vs powerful GPU?
There are some good articles if you search> I looked into this myself some time ago. You can get a little more performance with two cards (bench mark noticeable in some instances, visibly noticeable in other instances...all depends on what cards you use)...but what exactly is "Mid level" these days? or days to come for that matter. Todays high performance is tomorrows mid level.
Mar
3
comment Is this hard drive salvageable at all?
There are no gears in the HDD. What you may be hearing is contact of the reader head and the platter. Does it show up under disk management?(rt click Computer>manage). Minitool partition wizard has a free 1 gig recovery from their free version. or it can try and copy the partition to a good drive if the old one is detected. Otherwise, a professional and costly recover would be an option if the data is that important.
Feb
24
comment What is a fail-proof way to finally set-up and use a printer over the network?
@zack_falcon - might be a silly question, but may as well eliminate it as a root cause. Because you have two different versions of windows are you using HOMEGROUP or WROKGROUP? it seems with different versions of windows you have to be sure all computers on your network are in the same WORK GROUP. Same versions of windows can use home group.
Feb
3
comment What is this “Default Profile”?
@Ramhound - It is in fact my wife's home laptop. The default profile is present if I go to C:\Users as well, just never noticed it before. Here it is accessible, but grey in contrast to the other account.
Feb
2
comment Tool for managing student Chromebook usage
What have you tried? first search turned up netsupportschool.com/chrome
Jan
5
comment Windows XP mode sticks on “Checking for the latest updates for your computer” forever
What is "this" and "this"? When you suggest to install something, you should add some details as to what it is. Link only stuff is, well, not a preferred method here. Give some detail.
Dec
29
comment What causes disk check with results of “invalid security id”?
@Synetech - no, I have only win 7 HP 64 bit. Have not used anything else on it.
Dec
28
comment What causes disk check with results of “invalid security id”?
The utility is minitool partition wizard. I could not access the drive through windows.
Dec
27
comment Cloud Print is Queing Jobs but not printing?
Just to be sure...the cloud print connector is running when this happens?
Dec
23
comment I'm trying to upgrade to a new GPU, need some help identifying whats in my PCIe x 4 slot
I read the question as: "My new card is going to occupy two spaces, I want to get rid of some cards for the space. What is the card in this Pcie x 4 slot?"
Dec
19
comment Are Theodore Gray's all images copyrighted?
How does this relate to computers or software as in the help section?
Dec
19
comment Are Theodore Gray's all images copyrighted?
How is this relevant to SU?
Dec
18
comment my monitor shows Win8 is loading, but then turns black
What PC is it you are hooking up to? And, You can see everything if you boot into safe mode?
Dec
18
comment Workaround for iPhone error: This App Requires iOS 7.0 or Later
@AaronMiller - yes, that is the one> I just avoid putting the site to avoid cross posting by new users.