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Compatibility refers to whether a particular piece of hardware or software will work with a system.

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How do I find CPU water coolers that are compatible with a particular model of backplate? [closed]

I need to replace my CPU cooler, but I cannot remove the backplate from the motherboard. The general question is: How do I find CPU water coolers that are compatible with a particular model of ...
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How can I set the compatibility mode for an executable from inside a C++ program? [migrated]

I have been reading how to do this via a command prompt. I tried that. It worked. Then I tried to do it in C++ and failed. I expect this to have been an issue for someone in the past, but I did not ...
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Is it normal for RAM clock/timing/command rate to keep switching?

Bought RAM upgrade for my Dell laptop. Original configuration was 1x8gb with stable clock/timing. Upgraded to 2x8gb (matching pack) and it constantly switches between 1T and 2T, clock speed, timing ...
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PDFs generated in Chrome do not display well in Firefox

When I generate a PDF from a chromium-based browser and I dispay it in Firefox, all the shadows break. Nevetheless either if I watch that PDF in chrome itself, or either if the PDF is generated in ...
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Compatibility Administrator tool (MS-ACT): how to add parameters to launching program?

Does anyone know how to force a parameter to be added to a program at startup using Compatibility Administrator (from MS-ACT: Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit)? The "RedirectEXE" ...
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Windows 10 22h2 Processor Compatibility

My employer has a number of PC that still run Windows 7 (let's not get into why...), it will be necessary for us to upgrade each of these PCs to Windows 10 22H2 very soon. If I reference Microsoft's &...
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Where is Internet Options now that Internet Explorer is gone?

Internet Explorer retired and is no longer supported. Microsoft has pushed updates that disable access to Internet Explorer. Problem is that some applications still use a WebView component which e.g. ...
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Run software intended for Windows XP on Windows 10 - Software requires GPIB card

I am trying to run old software that is intended to run on Windows XP on Windows 10 instead. This software requires a General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB) card which connects a mechanical machine. The ...
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If my GPU has 1x HDMI 2.1 port and my monitor (Full HD 100 Hz) has HDMI 1.4, what kind of HDMI cable should I get?

Asking because I genuinely am not sure and I don't want to waste money. If my GPU has 1x HDMI 2.1 port and my monitor (Full HD 100 Hz) has HDMI 1.4, what kind of HDMI cable should I get?
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CUDA toolkit compatibility

I want to rent a server on Paperspace with GPU on a Windows instance. They offer only "Windows 10 running as Windows Server 2022" as OS, and the version of CUDA that I need (for Tensorflow) ...
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How to disable graphics hardware acceleration in Firefox?

Firefox doesn't render properly on some systems (Ubuntu 22.04 + X/Wayland), but disabling GPU HW acceleration mitigates the problems. How do I turn off hardware acceleration in Firefox (without using ...
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Can I use this SSD on this motherboard

Recently I bought a Western Digital SN570 1TB NVMe Solid State Drive. I currently have an ASUS P8B75-M motherboard which support my SATA SSD. However I am not sure if this SSD will go with my current ...
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How to change a Threadripper CPU in a workstation with a same-family, more cores one. Easy?

For strange administrative reasons (market segmentation I suppose) we can get a cheap Dell workstation but only with the Threadripper PRO 5945WX with 12 cores. I would like to replace that CPU with a ...
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ASUS Motherboard drivers for windows server 2022

I have an asus z790-plus TUF Gaming Wifi D5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX MotherBoard. I know it says officially that is supports windows 10 and 11. But I need to install windows server 2022 and the drivers are ...
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Bash read -e -i "Test" needs to be in Zsh

What is zsh equivalent for : read -e -i "This is pre written text " t get user into readline with a pre written text ready to edit an save to a variable ?
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Are network printers with 10Base-T/100Base-TX connectivity compatible with older Ethernet equipement?

Edit: Solved. 10Bast-T/100Base-TX are old and widespread standards. It is not a problem for 10-15 years old computers to communicate with current products (like printers) offering this type of ...
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What can I do to get my docking station to connect to my desktop over USB-C? [duplicate]

Goal / Problem I am looking to connect a new docking station to my home desktop. Unfortunately, when I connect my dock's cable to the USB-C port on my desktop, nothing appears on the screen connected ...
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CPU Upgrade to Phenom II X6

I have an old desktop HP DC5850 SFF with a CPU Phenom II X4 B97 and I'm considering to upgrade it. Unfortunately, the HP Manual is very old (October 2008) and have not been updated since. For example, ...
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Kingston RAM and Gigabyte Motherboard compatibility

To start with, I would like to apologize if it is a dumb question. I am assembling for the first time in my life a pc of my own piece by piece, and for this reason, I often get confused and afraid of ...
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How to solve: "This app can't run on your PC To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher" (Windows11) trying to run 32 bit app?

For doing crucial chapters in Peter's and Hyde's assembly manuals, there is the need to run this SIMX86.EXE [32 bit app. Built-in assembler (compiler), debugger, and interrupter for the x86 (...
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How can I force Thunderbird to use a profile opened with a newer version?

I have recently used a beta of a newer version of Thunderbird, and my existing profile. Now, I want to use the previous, non-beta version with that same profile, but am getting an error message about ...
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Windows 10 computer can't see internal Dell RD1000 device

I have an internal (SATA) PowerVault Dell RD1000 device with some cartridges. In a Dell PowerEdge T610 server,with Windows Server 2012, the device works perfectly. My motherboard is a Gigabyte-B250M-...
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How to use dedicated GPU over Thunderbolt

My goal is to have the noisy machine in another room, while having my peripherals, well, here. I already got myself a CalDigit TS4 that would serve as a terminal for my peripherals, including displays,...
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Can't launch Barmalei Returns (Naujasis Barmalėjus Grįžta) game (Black screen, Error "DDrawPalette SetEntries: There is an undefined error condition")

When I start a game (New Barmalei Returns / Naujasis Barmalėjus Grįžta), there is a crash to the desktop or a black screen with the error "DDrawPalette SetEntries: There is an undefined error ...
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Is it ok to plug my new HP Laptop FR2CHU8K into a 220V power source?

Is it ok to plug my new HP Laptop FR2CHU8K into a 220V power source (like in the PI, for example). I know small appliances can be fried from over amperage, but I think most adapters handle the step ...
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Setting compatibility flags on executables residing on removable media from a batch file

Edit: On further investigation it seems the SIGN.MEDIA=xxxxxxx string changes based on the subfolder on the removable media, so it's not the removable media's device ID at all. I can't seem to find ...
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Was the MS-DOS 5 Upgrade really able to "load over any DOS on anyone's PC"?

Microsoft made a comical video in ~1991 for sales people or people running computer stores. Some of the lyrics go: loads over any DOS on anyone's PC Source: https://youtu.be/WxC6PytZMqc?t=192 Is ...
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Patching Kernel32.dll calls to avoid admin privileges for compatibility

I am trying to get a really old program for a scientific instrument to run on Windows 10. I believe the program was originally developed for some Unix system, then ported to something like Windows NT ...
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What Windows version does software require?

Is there a programmatic method (one piece of software would be ideal, but anything that works, works, under Windows 10) to analyze Windows software and tell what the oldest and newest version of ...
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PS4 controller compatibility on Windows

Is the Ps4 controller compatible with Windows 10? I bought a controller, but there is no response between the system and it. It connects normally via BT, but there is no feedback from the buttons. I'...
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Lenovo Ideacentre Upgrade - Supported CPUs?

I'm attempting to upgrade a Lenovo Ideacentre 720-18asu to support Windows 11. The motherboard has an AM4 socket, and previously had a Ryzen 7 1700 installed. I purchased a Ryzen 7 5800x. When I ...
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Why doesn't Microsoft Outlook fully support EML format, i.e. including email export? [duplicate]

EDIT: I am not asking HOW to save email from Outlook in EML format. Hence this question is not a duplicate of How to save a mail into an .eml-file with Outlook? ! I cannot find any relevant reference ...
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Can a MAC laptop with thunderbolt 2 ports accomodate a Thunderbolt 3 dock from DELL?

I recently bought a DELL TB16 dock to use with my computer. I connect the thing using a thunderbolt 3 cable, and I get the internet, 2 screens my usb laptop plus power using only one cable. Works ...
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DDR3L SO-DIMM not crashing in 1.5V laptop but works in 1.3v one laptop?

My laptop is DDR3 (1.5v), I have bought an DDR3L (1.3v) 4GB SO-DIMM and it is crashing in and MemTest86 right at very start ( other 2GB DDR3L (1.3v) it works fine in this laptop at 1.5v). Perhaps ...
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Does SmartNav work on Microsoft Windows 11?

The SmartNav hardware was discontinued two years ago, before the release of Microsoft Windows 11. In practice, does SmartNav work on Microsoft Windows 11? I'd prefer to know before upgrading to ...
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If some headphones have "Bluetooth 4.2", and my computer has "Bluetooth 4.0", will they work?

I have looked up the specs for my family member's computer and my new headphones. The computer has Bluetooth "4.0". The headphones state Bluetooth "4.2". Will they work together? ...
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Are there any specific processor instructions missing from "non-compatible" Windows 11 CPUs that could crash Windows 11 running on them in future?

I'm aware of: the official supported CPU list the requirement for TPM 2.0 the requirement for Secure Boot As I'm sure several will know, the above requirements can be bypassed to get Windows 11 ...
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What's the benefit of Docker Compose Switch over a symlink?

There are at least two ways to use Docker Compose v2 as a drop-in replacement for Docker Compose v1: Compose Switch # ln -s /usr/local/lib/docker/cli-plugins/docker-compose /usr/local/bin/docker-...
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15 year old software wont run on my new W10 machine, because "operating system is not adequate"

Ive got a c. 15 year old .exe programme. Ive tried to run it on my new w10 laptop (purchased from Dell in 2020) which has a 1 GHZ i5 CPU in it. This new laptop seems to run all my other programmes ...
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How to know if my PC is compatible with VMware Player

Context: I have to run a virtual machine with VMware Player (version 16) on a HP ProLiant ML350 G6 Server. I already had some hardware compatibility problems in the past, so before installing anything ...
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Changed from an i5 4440 to an i7 4790. The latter makes the CPU led turn red, while the first works fine. What can i do?

Specs: Motherboard - ASUS Z87-Pro; CPU - i5 4440 (with Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo V2); GPU - Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070; PCU - Corsair VS550; RAM - 2 kits of G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 CL9 2x8GB (32GB ...
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Does SOG Elite M20 mouse run on Linux?

I'm about to install Linux on my laptop instead of Windows so i'm looking for the softwares and hardware that are compatible with Linux . I have a Spirit Of Gamer Elite M20 mouse that I have been ...
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is it possible to run the nnn File Manager on Windows?

edited: using powershell I installed what I thought was nnn (https://github.com/jarun/nnn): PS> python.exe -m pip install nnn how do I run it? does it run on PowerShell or cmd? update: the nnn ...
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Is a Biostar p4M890-M7 ver 7.0 compatible with intel slb9u?

Help with hardware compatibility. Hello, my old motherboard is near to die and I'm about to buy a new one but I need something to stand on meanwhile. It results that I have an old Biostar model p4m890-...
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Open .wordcontainer produced by SAP?

SAP produces xxx.wordcontainer files from MS Word documents. Is it possible to recover and further work on the word document from these .wordcontainer files outside and independent from SAP on Linux ...
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Meaning of the tilde and circumflex in registry values for compatibility settings in Windows

I want to change the compatibility settings of certain programs manually using the registry in Windows. (For some programs like Microsoft Office the "Compatibility" tab does not exist in the ...
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Which one was the latest vmware player version that supported i7 920?

I need vmware player to run on windows 10 64 bit, and a i7 920 cpu, but the latest version doesn't supports i7 920, so I need an older version, but I can't find which one was the last one supporting ...
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Will my Lenovo Mahobay motherboard work with a DDR3 1866MHz RAM?

I have a Lenovo Mahobay motherboard with 2 RAM slots which support DDR3 memories, and I currently have a DDR3 665Mhz RAM in it and i want to upgrade it. I also have an Intel i7-3770 CPU in it. I found ...
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Replacing an NVMe SSD with a M.2 SATA drive in an Alienware Aurora R8

I bought a 2TB Samsung 860 EVO M.2 SATA SSD to replace a 512GB NVMe drive in my Dell Alienware Aurora R8 to get larger storage capacity. Will it work properly?
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Laptop Ultrawide monitor compatibility

I have an MSI GF63 8RD, and I am trying to use my Acer ED347CKR ultrawide monitor with it, but the resolution of the laptop will only go to 2560x1440, but I need it to go to 3440x1440. Am I missing ...
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