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A client of mine has a Logitech MX700 mouse, that came as a combo with a wireless keyboard and a charging base. When using this mouse within a CAD program, it has moments where it acts as though the left mouse button is sticking, which the client has to quickly select and move the pointer, it causes the mouse to drag items, sometimes doing so creates copies (when it drags folders), other times, it just relocates what had been clicked on.

The client has replaced the actual switch inside of the mouse, thinking the switch has gone bad over years of use. It didn’t seem to make a difference to the issue, so he then purchased another mouse of the same model new, only to have the same results.

Switching to a wired mouse has resolved the issue, and he says he may have to just deal with it, but he likes this particular mouse. It’s been a great mouse, with it having rechargeable batteries, its larger and fits his hand well, and he likes that he can place it on a base to charge it up overnight,

Is there a possibility that there might be a recent driver update that would take care of these issues?
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Hi I was thinking about getting a second monitor so I can have a dual display on my work computer, and I have been reading about it and I think a better solution is to get a large curved monitor, maybe a 34" curved ultrawide monitor that way I can have two windows of data open but only have one monitor in use. For work I do lots of graphs / excel sheets and compare data. I would like to spend less then $1000 so what is the best suggestion anyone has?

I was looking at the following monitor, but with only one user review I figured maybe there is a better option? https://www.bestbuy.com/site/philips-brilliance-x-line-349x7fjew-34-led-ultrawide-hd-freesync-monitor-high-gloss-white-with-silver-chrome-stand/6148908.p?skuId=6148908
I just replaced the faulty hard drive  in one of the Bay  for this server and it is still shows orange .it is physical drive replaced

all other bays shows green
Our company have got new project for CRM dynamics and customer is asking to get involved in Hardware sizing. We are new to this topic, can anyone help me with some basic guidelines, templates etc. please?
Hi All,

So, as that vulnerability has come to light regarding the Intel Chipset. Anyone have any idea what would be the best way to identify the various chipsets on the network.

I guess included with that, some handy info would be:
*PC Name*

Thanks in Advance!!

We originally setup small lab environment for Terminal Services on Server 2012R2 in a Hyper V.  1 Dc, 1 TS. and it was working.

Then I exported the pair of VM and gave it to another tech to work on but when he was trying to setup the TS, he got an error saying "Hardware assisted virtualization is not present"

What would be the reason it won't work now? does the VM need to be started from scratch?

I had this question after viewing Increase performance of google earth pro.

Using same wifi
Why is google earth so much quicker on windows7 desktop than windows10 laptop
Specifically street view is so quick it is like I am walking outside. Hardly any blurry moments.

Is there a super computer where google earth is quickest
Is video card responsible?
If I spent $100k would I get an experience that is so optimal that street view would be same as driving in same area?
There is a pipeline with a 5-stage instruction cycle:
IF = Instruction Fetch, ID = Instruction Decode, EX = Execute, MEM = Memory access, WB = Register write back

This instruction sequence is given (the final register in each instruction is where the value computed is stored):
ADD R1, R2, R1
INC* R5, R5
ADD R2, R5, R5
SUB R1, R3, R3
ADD R3, R4, R4
*Increment by one, ie +1 to R5

  1. The pipeline does not use operand forwarding and that the only sources of pipeline stalls are the data hazards.
  2. Number of cycles used per instruction and the clock frequency may be assumed and declared.
  3. The pipeline is empty and this instruction set is yet to enter the pipeline.

How long would it take for the instruction sequence to complete?

Also how can I reorder the instructions so that they give the same results and stalls are reduced or eliminated?
Could you please explain how you arrived at both answers as I am finding these concepts hard to grasp.

thanks in advance
I had this question after viewing used manufacture charger.

Please see related question.
Experts suggested I allow other models.
So please link to other models.
usb 2 devices
do not work on usb 3 port

windows 7 desktop
custom made computer
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I get an error on a machine and it has this every time the computer is shutdown for more than a day. Anything that can be done?

The computer was turned off for two days and when it was turned on it gets the error below. The shutdown was done cleaning and Power Plan set to high performance. The computer does not sleep. This has happened before and the power button has never been pushed or held. It is also connected to a newer UPS not via USB though.

Dell Computer XPS 8930
BIOS 1.0.5
Windows 10 1709 Clean Install + Updates 1/12/2018

Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date:          1/12/2018 10:16:32 PM
Event ID:      41
Task Category: (63)
Level:         Critical
Keywords:      (70368744177664),(2)
User:          SYSTEM
Computer:      DESKTOP-1V74ewA
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
Event Xml:
WE ARE GOING TO START PRODUCTION COMPANY .. WE HAVE 30 WIN7 WORKSTATIONS FOR USERS ..JUST THEY ACCESS SERVER TO SHARING PURPOSE ..THEY DONT NEE INTERNET .. CAN U SUGEST ME THE BEST ANTIVIRUS SOLUTION WHICH I NEED IS DEDICATED ANTIVIRUS SERVER .. I NEED HARD WARE DETAILS AND SOFWARE DETAISL AND SETUP I need to have a dedicated server as antivirus... Can your recommend a hardware & software to assemble such server. Can I use regular windows xp box and a recommended software Antivirus to have an antivirus dedicated server that connects to the network and do all the virus scanning & removal?
I'm not researching a software or appliance, I just need to add an extra PC to the network to handle that security protection, malware, worm & virus infection live...

Hi Experts.

I'm having a sql file about 3.5GB with some tables about 7 millions records , and a Ubuntu 16.04 server configured to run on a VPS with 8 vCPU, 32GB RAM. (RAM Disk)
The RAM Disk mount command is:
# sudo mount -t tmpfs -o size=25G tmpfs /opt

When importing that sql file using default MySQL configuration, its took about 3 hours and a half to finish.
After using this optimized MySQL configuration, it's took only about 20 minutes:
innodb_buffer_pool_size = 8G
innodb_log_buffer_size = 256M
innodb_log_file_size = 1G
innodb_write_io_threads = 16
innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit = 0

When importing, import speed goes around 1MiB/s to 7MiB/s. In the end, the average importing speed with this new parameters is 2.5 MiB/s.
My question is, which parameter should i optimize to increase average importing speed, in order to reduce import time from 20 minutes to about 10-12 minutes?

Hope to see experts's answers soon, thank you.
everytime i connect a windows 10 drive to a windows 7 system - as second drive - it starts  running chkdsk
this happens also when i connect a windows 7 drive to a windows 10 system as second drive
of course - it NEVER finds an error - but it takes a lot of time
why is this? can i stop that behaviour ?  if so - tell me how please !
Please confrim the O 365 E3 End_user hardware requirements . coz some of the users are complain that office application is slow
If i were after a laptop, my question would be answerable in one word: 'Thinkpad'

But what i'm looking for my client is a small netbook with say a 10 inch screen that is light and as powerful as possible that can be picked up cheaply as a used item. I used to be pretty happy with Sony Vaio netbooks with Atom processors, even ones with 1GB of RAM. But i don't think even double that is realistic these days, web pages being as bloated as they are. This would be for general use, with a Debian Linux ( probably Mate) desktop. I'd probably be using ebay.co.uk but am willing to look at new options as well as used. Any good recommendations?
Hello, I am trying to find a software or vendor that can assist me. I need to be able to have a audit summery of harddrive folder and files with drive serial numbers, ect and certified that i was destroyed for record keeping. I have tried WinDirStat , Book Nuke, no luck. Does anyone have any experience working in IT of lawyer offices, government, fiance, ect that know a way to produce this type of custom report ?
As a technician in some cases I need to access a hard drive externally, so I am looking for a USB Hard Drive Docking Station. there is lot of them on the market but looking for one that has the best capabilities of reading (even troubled hard drives to the best possible), also Dual-Bay with Offline Clone [reliable]. and if available (not sure if there is) from a larger size drive to a smaller size [as long the date is less than the target drive].

Any recommendations from experience?
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I have a desktop computer running an AMD A8-5600K CPU and it is frequently showing a black blank screen at boot up. I can boot the PC from power on but I do not see any BIOS / UEFI messages. (I can't enter BIOS or UEFI screens either.) Occasionally the first thing to come up on the screen is the windows load screen, but 9 times out of time NOTHING EVER comes up on the screen!  I know the PC is starting up and loading windows because once it's up I can remote into it using Teamviewer (and then I discover it seems to be locked into a screen resolution of 640 x 480 !!).
I have tried new cables, VGA, and DVI to two different screens - none of them work. (But I know the cables and screens work with other PCs.)  I updated the Windows 10 drivers for the Radeon HD APU (which made no difference and separately I tried it with an nVidia graphics card but none of these actions made any difference.  I don't really think this is a Windows problem because even with hard disks disconnected and after removing and replacing the motherboard CMOS battery I still get no BIOS/ UEFI screens or messages. On the one time in 10 that it did work it worked perfectly at usual 1920 x 1080 resolution. I was able to restart it from there and it came back OK but after a shutdown it was back to blank screen . Exasperated !

We have a ceiling fan which has a R7S halogen bulb fitted.

We are looking to buy a smart bulb to replace this bulb which will enable us to:
1. Change the colour of the bulb via WiFi on our phone
2. Turn the bulb on or off via WiFi on our phone

Are there any smart WiFi enabled bulbs which are type R7S?

I have asus notebook 450L and it error with keyboard, so i go to BIOS to disable it and now i need to go to BIOS again but i cannot press F2 or Del key to access it, and i also tried to connect using USB keyboard but still not work, what can i do? (Window 10)

Thanks in advance.
DDNS service detected Host *****123.com by ipcfg cmd and UpdaterClient service in Temp.IPv6,

Few Questions :
           1) wireless Router getting WAN.IPv6 privileged over the wire. Router ?

           2) ISP has dhcpv6 to some clients enterprise way at Apr. 2014 when the multiple networks complexity trailing two years later ?

           3) Motherboard  OEM Vista II replaced off in 2010 and lost from home of ,  found  the  board having Repaired records recently at the OEM machines account however , nobody claim to verify or stop its applying when ,  THIS 1st bulit-in board.mac presented on my 2nd board hold with computer running . Its DUID in the 1st board mac address and broadcasting , as IANA and NIC rules protocols, DUID  won't be modified even board changed.

           4) The broadcasting / casted machines, nodes, networks and so on info globally , how to correct and be updated ?  NOWHERE to be acceded these years which already contacted anywhere maybe help this.

PHOTO: ipcfg temp.ipv6  , updator, ddns
ipcfg temp.ipv6  , updator, ddns
windows 10 laptop
The mousepad does not allow me to use 2 fingers and scroll up/down

I manually need to hover cursor to right side of browser window and click up/down
I have an file server IBM eServer x3400 quite old now anad plan to migrate it to new server hardware which isnt IBM.
IBM eServer x3400 has files shared / folders for all users.
What is the best possible way for me to get those folder permissions & restore to new hardware.






Hardware includes cell phones and other digital living devices, tablets, computers, servers, peripherals and components, printers and scanners, gaming consoles, networking hardware such as routers, hubs, switches and modems, storage devices and security equipment such as firewalls and other appliances.