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We have a conference phone that needs to be moved around constantly where there is no ethernet jack.  Since our conference phone is a "wire only" phone, is it possible to locate a wireless hub that will connect to our router and then plug directly into the conference phone via an ethernet port?

Does such a thing exist and what's it called?
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I purchased a Crucial 1 TB M2 SATA SSD last July and only today removed it from its original packaging to try to use it. I installed the SSD into a FIDECO M2 SATA External SSD enclosure - USB 3.1
I connected the FIDECO device to a windows 7 Pro laptop (Dell Precision workstation 7710). I ran the disk manager which displayed a new disk, Disk3 which was not initialised. I proceeded to initialise the disk but got the message "Device not ready" . I have tried to re-seat the SSD in the FIDECO caddy a few ties but to no avail.
When I connect the CADDY to the USB C port on the laptop, the white LED is lit in the caddy indicating at least that power is being applied.
the SSD had remained un-opened for 6 months and this is the first time that it has been used. Is it possible that there is a limited shelf life on this SSD ?
I don't have any other M2 SATA SSD to test the CADDY or another CADDY with which to test the SSD.
Is there any windows 7 diagnostic software which would provide diagnostics to identify whether or not the CADDY is at fault or the uninitialized SSD is at fault ?
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I'm being told by my disty that this sku can be moved to new hardware if the old hardware dies. as far as i can see, this is an OEM license, which as far as i know, is not supposed to be moved to new hardware. although it *might* work there is no guarantee as far as i know.

this is going to be a baremetal server, not a vm. i want to make sure that if the board dies, then we don't have to buy a new license for the server.

can anybody  go definitive for me please?
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We have NVR recorder WH-D5216 with SATA 4GB HDD (less than 3GB avail).  About 5 yr old system.  Overwriting option is enabled.  Retention policy almost a month with a motion detection enabled.

The system skipped recording (50hrs) earlier this week.  But recovered on its own.  Looks like the drive gave up today again.  And looks like its for good this time.   Shows 0.00 GB space with Status ERROR. I assume is time to replace the drive, or the entire system.  Its SATA HDD. Tried to boot remotely twice  no luck.

Is there a limit on how many times the HDD can be overwritten?
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Hi,

I have installed the apps AdvanceSystemCare which came with IOBit.  It seems to work fine but this morning gave me the screen below:

AdvanceSystemCare
I have tried and still trying to see what each does and if I should activate them but thought maybe Expert-Exchange may help me with this.

What is
  • Turbo Boost
  • Hardware Accelerate
  • Deep Optimization
  • App/Toolbar cleaner

I am using a HP Spectre x360 Convertible 13-ac0XX notebook (500gb storage SDD, 16g ram, i7) - Is it necessary to have these option ON even with this fast computer?

Thanx!
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

            I am needing guidance in resolving a wireless printing issue with an HP ENVY Photo 6255 printer.   Basically, whenever I send a document to the printer, I get a message indicating the printer is offline.  That said, what can I do to get the printer back online so it will receive and print my documents?

             Any technical help directed toward this concern will be greatly appreciated.

             Thank you

             George
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I am trying to implement TACACS GUI in my network.  First switch is a juniper ex2200.

Here is the juniper config:

tacplus-server {
        172.28.5.203 {
            port 49;
            secret "$9$QER439t1IcMLNHqT36/0OxNds4ZJU23DC1"; ## SECRET-DATA
            timeout 5;
            single-connection;
            source-address 192.168.4.101;
        }
    }
    tacplus-options {
        service-name junos-exec;
        no-cmd-attribute-value;
    }
    accounting {
        events [ login change-log interactive-commands ];
        destination {
            tacplus {
                server {
                    172.28.5.203 {
                        port 49;
                        secret "$9$DfHm5n6AIhr24UHqJ3s13333s"; ## SECRET-D                                                                             ATA
                        timeout 5;
                        single-connection;
                        source-address 192.168.4.101;
                    }
                }
            }
        }


    login {
        class Remote-Admin {
            idle-timeout 5;
            permissions all;
        }
etc.... (for other user groups)

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I have added the switch to the TACACSGUI Devices. I added a test user with corresponding service, and user group.  I have opened up all ICMP traffic between server and switch.  So, they can both ping each other.    When I try to login to the switch as the test user, access denied.  Nothing gets logged in the GUI.  Any next troubleshooting steps?
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I have a laptop with Windows 10 Pro x32, built 18362.535.
CPU-Z shows that there is 4 GB RAM, confirmed by Resource Monitor.
Resource Monitor
But Resource Monitor shows 2129 Mb hardware reserved.
Task manager shows 4 GB Ram of which 1.9 GB is usable.
Task ManagerHow can we make the whole RAM capacity usable?
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          The battery of my Acer Aspire laptop has been losing power at a rapid rate when fully charged.  For instance, when I first purchased this laptop over 5 or 6 years ago, it would keep a full charge for over 2 hours.  Now, it barely keeps a full charge for 10 minutes.  That said, I strongly suspect the laptop battery is in need of replacement which brings me to the crux of this question.  Where can I go on Amazon to purchase a battery for an Acer Aspire V3-  731-4473 laptop?   Any Amazon online purchase link for this battery will be greatly appreciated.

           Thanks so much in advance for any attention and feedback given to this question.

           George
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Hello,
I need to upgrade 2 of my PCs to Win10 and just want to check in with you Experts before I start, to make sure I do it correctly. Both are custom builds and all of the hardware on both systems are compatible with Win10. Also, for both systems, I have 1 SSD dedicated to the OS and programs only, while storing data files on several internal HDDs.

My questions are:
Do I just wipe the SSD clean, install Win10 and then reinstall software, or is there a way to only uninstall Win7,  install Win10 and keep the current software installed?

For one of the systems, I'm also upgrading the SSD from 250gb to 500gb so I'm assuming that for that one, I'll just replace the old SSD with the new larger one, install Win10 and install my software.

Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you!
Ana
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I’m buying a new computer and would like to get a fast solid state hard drive that has read write time greater than 1000mb/sec.  what should I look for?  M.2 drives?  what exactly should I be looking for?  also do the surface pro tablet have fast solid states in that speed range?
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Hi Experts
HP Pavillion DV6 Laptop has the following issues for quite a long time
1. keeps heating and shuts down and then work properly after some time when left to cool

But one day it was working but suddenly shuts down without much heating and cannot power up after that.

Tried the following:
1. Power via AC Adapter is good since (i can see light near the power connector to the laptop). tried 2 different same spec power adapters (90W) but no luck powering up
2. Power via battery not working
2. power led lights up for only half a second and nothing happens after that whether the laptop is on battery or direct via AC
3. Removed one by all accessories and tried powering up nothing works.

But only one time after power up (displayed CMOS error) and fan started running and after 15 seconds it powered off again and never came back even after leaving charging for a day etc

Tried removing RAM, hard disk, battery, etc many times still no luck.

When power button is pressed it lits power led for half a second and nothing does.
again when power button is pressed nothing happens
again randomly after few attempts the led of power button lits for half a sec and stops.

Nothing happening. not powering on at all
Any advice please
thank you
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I found an EXTREMELY interesting video on YouTube. It is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnBRlXfYe18 if anyone cares. I would like to send it to a friend that does not have computers. Is it possible to download this video and put the file on a dvd for him? I do have Snagit that would probably do the job, but I have never captured a video this long before and don't know how successful I might be. Any ideas?
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Puchased a wireless mic set with a receiver for a conference meeting I am putting on using gotomeeting.  I wanted 2 lapel mics with 1 receiver.  See attachment for the device I am referring to.  They work, but the audio quality is terrible.  Can someone suggest anything that would be 2 mics and 1 receiver plugging into the mic/headphone jack on my laptop?  

I have purchased a mic in the past that has 1 mic and 1 receiver that worked well but they do not have an option for 2 mics and 1 receiver.
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Question:  I just bought a computer, advertised with a processor speed of 1.92 GHz.  When the machine arrived it was 1.44 GHz in the properties.  I know hard drives can come with two slightly different numbers.  Is that possible here or have I been cheated?  Thanks in advance, John Bridges
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I need a Wireless Label Printer, with WPS

Suggestions?

I am okay using a thermal printer, which requires me to buy rolls of thermal paper.

I need it Wireless and I need a WPS button..

Does this printer connect easily to my WiFi?
https://www.amazon.com/DYMO-LabelWriter-Wireless-Printer-1981698/dp/B071ZF297Q/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=wireless+label+printer+wps&qid=1578615844&s=office-products&sr=1-3


Thanks
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I have a HP 250 G6 laptop.  WIndows 10.  I have a wireless lapel mic that I have used on several other laptops, some HP, some Lenovo, some Dell, and it works every time.  When I plug into the HP 250 the laptop does not recognize that the device is plugged in.  On all other laptops it recognizes and I am able to use it.  I have updated all drivers for the computer but nothing works for the mic.  It is like the port is disabled.  Not sure what to try.
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is there any way to see battery health on a laptop ? this is a refurbished laptop and I noticed on a full charge it only lasts around half hour which is not good.

it’s is a lenovo t430 so I am thinking of getting a battery on Amazon.

I am seeing some kind of cheap but I not sure if they are any good
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I keep getting the USB device unplugged/plugged sound.
How to I determine what's causing this sound to occur?
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Hi Expert,

I have an HP G4 laptop always hang on POST, I did a system diagnostics and find out the HDD test is failed. After taking out the HDD and read it using HDD reader I am getting "F:\ is not accessible "The parameter is incorrect" the drive always hangs when I click on it and it's not showing the size of the drive. Is this a faulty HDD or is there a way to retrieve the data? My side couldn't allow us to go out for data recovery. Appreciate if any expert advice me on.

Thanks!
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I have a 2014 Macbook Air that got submerged in a 4WD "accident" and now has dried mud through it.

I'd like to clean it up and see if I can get it working.I have an ultrasonic cleaner that I can use, but what solutions would people recommend for this kind of thing?
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spoke to a customer who had a monitor that wouldn’t power up

turns out the fuse was blown and it was a 5 amp in it

what amp should it be for a screen and what amp for a PC

I would have thought 13 amp for UK ?
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I want to understand the spec which one of the processors is faster and more powerful
Intel(R) Core ™ i5 -7200U CPU @ 2.50Hz, 2.71Hz
Intel® Core™ i7-10510U (1.8 GHz, up to 4.9 GHz,
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Hi -- I have a laptop with a docking station.  I'm trying to create two hardware profiles for the laptop -- Docked and Undocked. When I google this, everyone seems to recommend the following steps:

1.  Open System utility from Control Panel.
2.  In the System utility, select the Hardware tab, then click Hardware Profiles.
3. This opens the dialog box in which the active profile (the one currently being used) is listed as (Current).
4. The default profile highlighted at startup is determined by the profile's position in the Available Hardware Profiles list.
5. To set a profile as the default, select it, then click the up arrow until the profile is at the top of the list.

I don't see a "Hardware Profiles" tab (step 2 above)...or anywhere in Control Panel on W10.  I'm running W10, Version 1909.

Any suggestions?  

Thanks!
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

       I am needing to find online a USB flash drive which will allow interfacing to a laptop, desktop, etc. on one end and on the opposite end an interface for a mobile telephone.  If it can be located, I am interested in using it to backup pictures on mobile devices, especially iPhones, and transferring to the laptop.  

       Thanks in advance for any attention given to this question.  I look forward to hearing back from everyone.

       George
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