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Some of the EPS power connectors in my GPU is broke [closed]

Yesterday I accidentally spilled a few drops of water on my GPU (MSI Geforce gtx 970 4 gb). Since that my computer short circuit everytime I power on my computer with my GPU pluged in, but works fine ...
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Disable PIN caching for Virtual Smart Cards

We want to store digital certificates for PDF signing on Virtual Smart Cards. The default behavior for PIN entering is that the PIN is only entered once during a session. Is it possible to change this ...
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Can't disable windows 10 PIN complexity

I recently linked my Microsoft Office account to my school to have access to Office for students. Right after linking my account, I couldn't login to my computer again with my 4-digit pin code and got ...
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Broke a ground pin on motherboard USB 3.1 header

So I'm wondering if it's safe to use the header since one GND broke off the first time I tried to plug it in. Third row, second pin is the one. The header is connected to two USB sockets, can I ...
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Windows 10, ping FQDN doesn't work, but nslookup does

I have to deal with a strange problem which I think is related to Windows 10. Assume that I have the FQDN a.home.lan with A record 192.168.1.10 (the data is fictional) The DNS service responsible (...
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Can not pin MyComputer on windows 10 taskbar or as a tile

I can not pin MyComputer to the taskbar when dragging it on the taskbar a list appears with the pinned system icons and in that list the MyComputer icon is there and seems pinned but it does not ...
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Windows 10 - Updating Background for Start Icons/Pins

Requesting information on how to change background color of Start Pins in Windows 10. An example would be changing from the blue background to black (example image: VS Code with black and VS 2017 with ...
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How do I get Windows 10 to stop asking me for a pin?

Every time I log in my computer asks me to set a pin. I already have a password set and don't want to set a pin. How do I get Windows 10 to stop asking me for a pin?
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Unable to set or remove a login PIN or fingerprint on Windows 10 part 2

When i try to set a pin , it will ask me to enter the old one but when i do it does nothing.This problem is actually same as THIS PREVIOUS ONE but the answer does not work for me. I think this ...
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Thermistor to Celsius/Fahrenheit/Kelvin in MATLAB

Thermistor to a Temperature Unit in MATLAB I am using an Analog Read Pin on an Arduino Uno to read the temperature as given by a thermistor. The resistor being used on the thermistor is 220𝝮. What I ...
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How do I find the wps pin on a brother dcp-L2540DW?

Got a new laptop but I can’t find the wps pin to connect to the laptop. How do I find it on the printer?
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The ground pin on sd card reader not soldered

Bought cheap usb sd card readers, one was not working so I opened it up and found two pins not soldered. I opened up the working one and it had one of those pins soldered and the other one not. I ...
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How to bypass Windows 10 PIN complexity requirement

I have recently updated Windows 10 on a PC. When I try to enter the same old PIN that I have been using, it says my PIN does not pass the complexity requirement. I know the reason it cannot pass ...
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When I start my PC sometimes it doesn't log me on

Hello to the SuperUser community, I have recently installed Windows 10 Education on a Dell Precision laptop. It is on the latest, stable Fall Creators Update build (1709). In recent days I have ...
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Unable to set or remove a login PIN on Windows 10

After my computer decided to run some updates, I was unable to login with my PIN. I had to do a password reset. I'm trying to re-enable the PIN, but I'm having difficulties. I'm in Settings > ...
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What was this DIG (or may be D G ) Interface on IDE (PATA) CD Writer?

I hope this question is in scope for this site. While I was just about to throw away my very old internal CD Writer (PATA Interface) in E-Waste, I saw two pins on its extreme left back panel ...
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Bitlocker + TPM + PIN + error code 0x80310031

When I try to add PIN protection to my bitlocker set-up I get the following error: ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x80310031): This key protector cannot be added. Only one key protector of this ...
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Are these CPU pins bent on this motherboard?

I don't know if it's supposed to look like this or not, since I'm building my first PC. I'm using a Z270-a Pro motherboard. I would guess that, yes, these are definitely bent, but it's exactly one-...
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Windows 10 fingerprint login changes default login method back to password

I have a Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 that I use both standalone when I'm on the go, and connected through a dock to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse when I'm at home. When I'm out, I use the ...
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I can't pin shortcut(from Uplay) shortcut to start menu

Actually i want to pin Assassin's creed I II III And Syndicate to my start menu (Windows 10)The option does not display. Dragging them is USELESS! I know there is and article like this, but i found ...
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What's the point of pads without any IC attached to them found in some boards?

I've come across many motherboards (or even generic electronics boards) that have what seem to be pads that should be attached to some IC, but are left disconnected. What's the purpose of them?
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How do I get rid of my PIN on Window 10?

I am just getting started using a Windows 10 based tablet computer; every time I want to use my new computer now, ever time the screen times out, I have to use my email password. I also do not want ...
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Why some DRR4 have pins of unequal length?

I just found some DDR4 memory modules having shorter pins on left and right halves. I saw it by chance in a Kingston datasheet. And when I looked at two DDR4 Kingston modules next to me I saw it too. ...
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I set my bitlocker preboot pin in Arabic

I was trying to set a preboot pin for bitlocker for my laptop. I enabled extended and set the pin in Arabic (thought it wid be more secure). Now at the pin entry page, the keyboard layout is in en-us. ...
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15 pin COM Header on motherboard

On a Lenovo M81 motherboard there is a 15 pin header labelled "COM2". I know that some serial interfaces can have 15 pins, but thought the most modern variation is 9 pin. I would have expected a 9 ...
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Is it possible to lock single modern apps via PIN on Windows 10?

My customer wants to lock single apps on Windows 10 via PIN; does anyone know if this is possible?
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Can't access into Windows 10 session after update

Last day I used Windows 10, Windows updated. A few days after updating (and no one had access to the computer), I tried to log in into my Windows 10 user session but I couldn't, I enter my login pin ...
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How to check if the wires from a 2-pin fan connector are swapped?

I have a 120mm 2-pin fan from an old power supply that I wish to use as a case fan. The closest fan model I can find that matches my fan in appearance is this: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/...
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Windows 10 PIN - RDP

I have a user with a Windows 10 machine - they have linked it to their MS account, and they use a PIN to access the machine. We have a few people who share the machine so the users know what the PIN ...
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PIN in Windows 10: how safe?

Windows 10 enables users to sign in to their device using a PIN (so called Passport PIN). Normally is PIN a simple four-digit code and I wonder how can it be safe?
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Can I Bypass both MS Passcode and PIN on Windows 10?

How can I disable both MS Passcode and PIN on Windows 10? I am currently required to enter PIN number everytime my PC wakes up from sleep mode. I changed the Settings in the Sign-in Options to never ...
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What is this cable which came with my chassis fans?

I ordered 3 chassis fans for my PC but I have only 2 connector pins left on my motherboard, so I was looking at a female to male Y splitter for the connector when I found this in the box: What is the ...
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Finding the power pins on an Acer TC 220 motherboard

I am trying to move the internals of an acer TC 220 into a different case, but I'm struggling to find the pins to connect the power and reset switches to. The only labeling th MB has is "DAA78L/...
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Windows 10 select default login option

I have created a PIN to make logging in on my laptop a bit faster. Now the problem is, that, by default, my laptop asks me for my password. This is somewhat annoying, since it takes 2 clicks to switch ...
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Broken connectors / pins on graphics card

My graphics card stopped working from time to time. So now I took it out and had a look on it. I discovered that some pins seem to be broken. Can this make fatal damage to a card? Because it looks ...
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Old PC case, new motherboard, connector incompatibility

I have an old PC desktop case, about from the ddr1 / single core k7 era. I've modernized it into a much newer desktop machine (centralized around an MSI 970A motherboard, if it matters). Everything ...
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Is a Windows 10 device bricked when you don't remember the password and a wrong PIN has been entered three times?

I was given an HP stream tablet some months ago as a gift and upgraded it to Windows 10 when it came out. The friend who gave it to me quickly set it to PIN and I forgot the password as I never used ...
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How to find the WPS PIN for my Brother MFC-J6910DW Printer?

I am trying to connect my laptop to my Brother MFC-J6910DW printer, but I lost the WPS PIN for the printer when we moved recently. It is not shown on the printer or the original box either. What can ...
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Remove/disable PIN Windows 10?

I have a PIN code on setup so I can quickly unlock my device. Its quick but not very secure so I would like to go back to a password, is this possible? I couldn't find anything in the settings.
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How to use PIN for Windows 10 in a proper way, especially when you have multiple PCs?

When installing Windows 10, the installation mentioned "Password is so yesterday", and suggested using PIN as a password for the machine, and said PIN is per machine, while password is for the MSN ...
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If a pin was bent during CPU installation would the machine have started at all?

Realistically, if a Pin was bent during install would it have turned on and ran for 30 minutes or so before cutting out, or would it just have not started even once? The machine turned on first time, ...
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Broke off D2+ pin from the F_USB30 header

I bought a new PC with a Gigabyte GA-F2A88XN-WIFI I had to reseat the connector and accidentally bent and subsequently broke off the D2+ pin. What will be the consequence of this? Thanks for your ...
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How to add & remove windows 10 pin sign-in?

I'm testing windows 10 build 9926. Fresh install. I'm having problems with pin sign-in option. 1. I've added a pin and restarted it and could only sign-in with password. 2. I tried to remove my pin ...
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Windows 8.1: Delayed PIN or picture logon after booting

When ever i turn ON my Windows 8.1 laptop, I can instantly login with my password, as I would expect. However, if I use my PIN instead, the system mostly freezes for about one minute: The input box ...
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How to change SIM card PIN code in Windows 8.1

On a Windows 8.1 notebook with integrated SIM card slot (not a Windows phone), how do I change the SIM card's PIN code? I tried to find a screen that allows me to do that. I cannot put the SIM in my ...
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How to determine if it's a motherboard or CPU issue? [closed]

Note that I read the main suggested question and my situation is different, so that's why I'm asking again. I'll explain everything in detail (this will be a little long, but I'll make it as short ...
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AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Pin out

I broke 2-3 pins of my AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Black Edition. Now, I am trying to find its pin configuration. I cant get its pin out or its data sheet. I tried using a copper wire. I dropped it in the ...
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How to pin modern ie to the taskbar?

Regarding the new Windows 8.1 Update 1's ability to pin modern apps to the task bar, I have a problem - I cannot pin the modern IE to the taskbar. When I right click and set "Pin to taskbar" it pins ...
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When I upgraded to OS X Mavericks it asks for System Pin

When I upgraded from Lion to OS X Mavericks from the App Store, it completed then I restarted my computer and then it said... Please enter your system pin lock to continue Or something along the ...
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How to recover Windows 8 without password?

I would normally log in with a PIN to use my laptop, but all of a sudden the "Sign-In Options" button used to enter a PIN had disappeared, and I was only able to enter a password, which I do not know. ...