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Feb 22, 2018

Bad Motherboard/Ground?

I've very stumped here as I've been working on a laptop for a friend to fix. First off, she brought the Dell Inspiron 1525 to me to re-install Windows

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Feb 21, 2018

Stripped screw

Taking apart a hard drive, I stripped a screw; have you had to use screw extractors on a computer? If so, where can I find one small enough for computer

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Feb 07, 2018

How To Dispose Of Laptops

Here I will show you how to dispose of laptops.

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Feb 04, 2018

PC won't start ... Motherboard LED on

HP dc5100. PSU is working and tested, motherboard led is on. Tried different cpu's, pressing the power switch power led goes on but nothing happens(power

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Feb 02, 2018

How To Repair Laptops

Is your laptop driving you mad? You are in the right place where you will find everything you need.

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Jan 25, 2018

How to Replace a 15.4 Laptop Screen

This is easier to do than you may think. However, before we start doing anything I need to tell you a couple of things.

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Jan 21, 2018

My laptop does not show BIOS when i switch it on.

When i switch my laptop on it just shows a dash bar on the left corner screen then remain that way. I'm using an Acer core i5 Aspire.

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Jan 20, 2018

How To Format A Laptop

Contrary to the title, this is not a laptop that gets formatted.

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Jan 11, 2018

The Difference Between Windows and Mac Laptops

If you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to purchasing a laptop then this will help shine some light on the subject.

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Jan 07, 2018

Laptop Acer Aspire 7736 displays wrong letters

Laptop Acer Aspire 7736. The o Key ,displays characters o0 .When pressed once Key L key l ,p key p- ,/ key ./ ,- key p- .Works ok with usb keyboard OS

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Jan 04, 2018

Numb fingers from Apple MacBook Pro

Forced on disability due to collapsing from cellphone tower across street from new apartment! Helping Physician raise seed capital but cannot use my

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Jan 02, 2018

Startup problem on Acer laptop

After fixing my No bootable drive problem my laptop gets stuck on the Acer explore beyond limits screen and even after multiple tries of restarting it

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Jan 01, 2018

What's the difference between Windows, Mac and Linux computers?

If you want to purchase a computer, you can choose between 3 major operating system.

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Dec 22, 2017

How to Connect a Laptop to a Local Network

Every modern computer can connect to a network using Internet Protocol (IP).

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Dec 20, 2017

How to Clean a Laptop

Dirty laptop. Here is how to clean it.

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Dec 17, 2017

How to Clean Laptop Keyboard

It’s a better idea to clean our laptop keyboard often.

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Dec 08, 2017

Sony Vaio doesn't boot

Laptop Sony Vaio VGN-C1Z After pressing start button this happens: CD drive on: I hear its noise Hard disk on: only rotate, no heads moving noise Green

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Nov 29, 2017

Troubleshooting Computer Problems | The Computer Problems Guru

There is an abundance of information regarding troubleshooting computer problems on this site. Get help on all your computer problems here.

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Nov 19, 2017

Laptop EMF Causing Skin Rash

My Lenovo v570 seems to be causing skin rashes. do you have suggestion for new low emission unit? and or monitor, as I use the laptop under desk hooked

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Nov 14, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Laptop Screens

There are two types of laptops screens out there, the glossy screens and matte screens.

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Nov 11, 2017

Computer Maintenance and Repair

Computer maintenance and repair is easy when you follow written instructions on how to do it.

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Nov 10, 2017

How to Diagnose and Repair Dell Laptop. All Procedures in one Place

How to Diagnose and Repair Dell Laptop. All Procedures in one Place (Dell Inspiron 1525)

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Nov 10, 2017

DVD Rom Not Recognized on Dell Desktop

My Dell desktop does not recognize my DVD ROM, what could the problem be.

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Nov 10, 2017

Powering up desktop

My computer will not power up with the switch unless I unplug it and the green light goes out on the back of the power supply. Then I have to unplug the

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Nov 06, 2017

Wireless antenna replacement on Dell Inspiron 15 5559

I am looking to replace my WLAN antenna cables on my Dell Inspiron 15 5559 laptop . I need a good source to purchase the cables from and also need a tutorial

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Oct 30, 2017

How to Reset a Laptop to Factory Settings

How to Reset a Laptop to Factory Settings Step by Step Guide

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Oct 27, 2017

Can not login

When I turn my computer on I get to the log in screen complete with date and time but no log in details so I cannot go any further although the cursor

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Oct 25, 2017

How To Replace The Keyboard On A Dell Inspiron 1525

How To Replace The Keyboard On A Dell Inspiron 1525

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Oct 25, 2017

How To Recover Data From An Asus Laptop

The following article explains how to recover your data from a Asus E403SA laptop that isn’t booting up.

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Oct 25, 2017

How to Buy a Laptop

There are various types of laptops that exist in the world today. Which one is yours.

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Oct 18, 2017

How to find out laptop temperature

All laptops have some sort of software tools that will show the temperature readings from sensors in the processor, logic board and hard drive.

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Oct 18, 2017

How to Choose a Laptop

There are a few laptop types that are useful to know before buying.

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Oct 13, 2017

How to Repair a Laptop Keyboard

Yes, it is possible to repair a laptop keyboard with some exceptions.

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Oct 08, 2017

Screen goes black after using touch (Acer R15)

Hi; Each time after removing my finger from the screen (using Touch), the screen goes completely black. It comes right back after I touch it again but

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Oct 05, 2017

Vertical lines on Acer all in one

New acer all in one. Twice I have gotten vertical lines of different colors all across my screen and the only way to get rid of them is to unplug the unit

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Oct 03, 2017

Asus Laptop E403 Review

Here is a real-world review of the Asus E403SA laptop.

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Oct 02, 2017

How to Make a Laptop Faster

Laptops get slower when they develop a fault or the hardware is not capable of running your programs anymore.

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Oct 01, 2017

Image distortion on the screen

Image reduced both sides of the screen. The image is squeezed and distorted.

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Sep 24, 2017

Acer Aspire E5 Laptop Win 10 OS will not start

I got a blue screen with a sideways smiley face and a message that said something about a kernel problem....Then it says don't worry, we'll restart it

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Sep 23, 2017

Sony vaio laptop very old model takes several tries to power up

It takes several tries to power up, sometimes also audio volume control is inconsistant (fn f3 f4) buttons don't always respond.

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Sep 23, 2017

Weird keyboard

When I type a reply, the computer will type TO when I try to type my name Kim. Now in a different screen, I am trying to type the word Let and the computer

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Sep 23, 2017

Laptop keeps crashing

I have been putting off as the laptop isn't mine, I borrowed it off a friend and the drives needed to be updated i was playing a truck sim the day before

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Sep 23, 2017

IDM suddenly started downloading only MKV format

I was using IDM with Chrome but has Opera too installed. Yesterday I searched and downloaded 4K video clips sample from YouTube. Thereafter, IDM is trying

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Sep 13, 2017

Here is a laptop with no DVD. How to add 2nd HDD

Hi, I have a HP laptop ac126la, which does not have a DVD drive, but when I opened i saw there is the jumper at the MB to connect the optical drive, so

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Sep 03, 2017

What is the Difference Between HDD, SSHD, SSD

Words like “amazing speed” is the right way to describe SSDs. They read the data at very high speeds.

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Sep 02, 2017

What is the Difference between Backup and Sync Software

Saving your vital data is very important and due to very high volume of data we are generating every day it is necessary to backup your data.

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Aug 31, 2017

Unexpected_store_exception

Every time i watch movie on KODI this msg comes unexpected_store_exception n it restart, what should i do?

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Aug 25, 2017

Cursor is not moving

Hello my name is Hope my computer cursor is not moving. can you help

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Aug 23, 2017

How To Make More Storage Space On Your Laptop

The following is a proven way to increase your laptop storage space and get rid of the annoying message “Not Enough Hard Drive Space”.

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