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Advice on a good graphic design tower PC Windows 10

My son wants to buy a gaming tower computer between $1300 and $1900. There is a Microcenter near us. …

Short overview of how to troubleshoot bad hardware when a pc does not post

So, if your PC is old or new and it does not boot or has no display then what do you do?


MS Access 2007 Users/Developers - *** IMPORTANT NOTE ***  …

MS Access 2007 Users/Developers - *** IMPORTANT NOTE ***

  This is a heads up that the following …
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Micro power connectors

I am shopping for some Micro power connectors, found several vendors on line but also found an …
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I ordered gig speed from comcast, but cant get the pc to run it.  Router and Modem are both gig and comcast tested with their XMT and speed is gig from the modem.

I ordered gig speed from comcast, but cant get the pc to run it.  Router and Modem are both gig and …
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USB HDMI single video port, extended display capability

I want to give a desktop computer the ability to extend the windows desktop to use two displays in a …
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Position sensor:  Hall, AMR, GMR, or TMR

I need a position sensor, starting looking into Hall effect sensors, and then found all this info on …
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Why doesn't the battery charge on Dell Inspiron 3147?

A customer brought a Dell Inspiron 3147 (Service Tag DNGLL52). The Battery appeared to be bad, so I …
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GPU video card connected to PC via USB port?

Hello Experts,

Does anyone know if A Graphics Processing Unit (video card) can be external to the PC …

Useful guide in recovery from Ransomware attack. Nice work …

Useful guide in recovery from Ransomware attack.
Nice work on the "C" part of the document: Data …
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If I were to build my own desktop computer, where is best place to source components?


I recently asked a question about purchasing a pre-built computer, however, I am now considering …

In continuation to my previous post …

In continuation to my previous post …
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Lenovo Legion 5-17IMH05 - How Much Can Memory Can I Add?  How Many Additoinal Drives?

Can someone supply me with links showing what I can add in terms of memory and hard drives?
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Laptop Would Not Boot After Fan Cleaning

Hi Experts,

I went through this video, it was quite helpful, but... when I closed the laptop, it …
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What is the difference between a usb port labeled "charging" and a standard port

I've noticed that HP shows USB ports on there all-in-one as "charging" does that mean the others …
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Windows 7 on laptop lost its sounds (muted when playing movies/videos, during zoom/webex)

A couple of months back, my X230 Thinkpad lost it's sound
outputs: with Zoom/Web, I can't hear the …
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Compare Intel CPUs: number of cores/threads better than higher base clock speed for multitasking

I am currently running the Intel CPU i7-6700K which has 4 cores and 8 threads with a base frequency …
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Looking to upgrade GPU, time to buy or should I wait?

I'm looking to upgrade my PC to better future proof it to run games / processing software better. …
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GACUTIL is not recognized as an internal or external command

First, a bit of a fish out of water on this one. Any assistance would be appreciated.

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