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    Tough harddrive... tough.

    I can't believe me. After all these years of being so careful with my stuff. I dropped a harddrive off my desk onto the hard tile floor. Bam, down it went, and it really smacked the ground. I thought well, there goes a 1 Tb drive down the drain, along with all the files. Nope, it is still...
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    SAFE MODE? ok OK, don't start screaming at me for this post

    I say that because I can't find the proper forum to post in. Here is my issue. I have an old pc with security cameras hooked to it via Ethernet and a 16 channel dvd card made by Sharx Security. I use Windows 10 now on it (sorry I did the upgrade) and everything was fine for 3-4 months. It all...
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    How to get rid of annoying BING? Anyone?

    I tried MSCONFIG to no avail. I want Bing gone... totally gone. I'm on Win 8.1 Help?
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    Win 8.1 will not install... rolls back every time

    What the hell is going on? Win 8.1 will not install... rolls back every time I try to install it over Win 8. Yes, Win 7 and 8 are installed, activated and updated. This is on a brand new and fresh installed hard drive. I started out with Win 7 installation, went through all the Win 7 updates...
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    Newegg cares about the customer...

    Just thought I'd toot a horn for the egg. Seems some people have minor issues with them, I certainly don't. They have always been a class act for me. I've used them for many years. I bought a refurbished Asus AC1200 router 2 weeks ago from the egg. It came with some items missing. The router...
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    Looks like the SSD pricing is very good online this weekend

    Looks like the pricing is very good online this weekend for SSD's. I just grabbed another Intel® Solid-State Drive (Intel® SSD) 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) for the measly price of $109.00 plus free shipping @ the egg. This isn't THE...
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    Wireless?

    Wireless? I am finally considering going partial wireless in my home. I was always reluctant to try it as I use ethernet and have been more than happy until now. I use a Linksys BFSR810 8-port router now which works ok. I also use a Motorola Surf Board 6141 modem. I have added more stuff in the...
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    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare... your thoughts?

    I just got the multi-player and love it so far. I know I'll get flak from all the BF players here but that's ok. I mean, there must be a few here that like COD? So what do you think about this version so far? I only have an hour playing in at this point myself but I like what I see.
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    Thinking about a laptop

    I am looking for a FAST pc to take with me on the road. I want something fast yet has good battery life. On the order of 6 hours or so. Anyone familiar with the Dell XPS 12 2-in-1 Touchscreen Ultrabook / Intel Core i7 i7-4500U / 8GB DDR3 memory / 256G SSD /? I don't see much talk about laps...
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    CPU Temp software

    I see there is a broken link here for Coretemp software. Any mods want to look into this?
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    How do I remove a filecheck0000.chk

    How do I remove a filecheck0000.chk file I found on my C:\ drive in Win 10? Machine must have crashed and I never noticed and created the file. I tried to delete it by changing attributes but you know... it won't let me. I also tried changing the filename...it won't let me. Tells me I need...
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    Win 10 boots...

    Anyone else notice Win 10 boots much faster into Windows? I mean much, much faster. I am now getting into Windows almost as fast as my SSD drive on my other machine. It's crazy fast for me.
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    So now that I installed Win 10...cost!

    So now that I installed Win 10 Technical Preview and am starting to really like it... I wonder how much it will cost once the official release comes out. Any guesses?
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    Win 8.1 - Save Test Dig

    I went ahead and installed Win 8 and upgraded that to 8.1. I figure I may as well get used to it now before Win 7 becomes fossilized. Now right after I get into Win 8.1 I get a small window that pops up and says "Save Test Dig". I x-close it and continue and all seems good. I just wonder what it...
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    F1 - 2013

    Anyone playing F1 Formula 1- 2013?
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    Can I break 5GHz on air? What next...

    AT 4.945 right now...ideas?
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    Crazy - computer starts up by itself

    Crazy - computer starts up by itself all of a sudden. I don't have a clue as to what is causing this but I power down one of my computers and come back to it in a couple hours and it's on. Sitting there at the log-in screen. Yea, I know I can turn off the power switch at the power supply or...
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    OK...now what

    For the life of me I can't figure out what's going on. Seems like a week ago I started having some strange issues with sound. I do have sound but something's screwey. I use Win 7 for the machine I'm talking about. Here is the issue... In the taskbar at the bottom of the screen when I click...
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    BSOD Help Needed.

    Need a little help from any PRO TPU'ers that may be on today, if possible. I spelled this out in a different post early AM today but no replies so I want to delete the original post, but can't. Don't know why not? Can a mod delete it for me? If so, thanks. Hardware Problems Detected by...
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    I don't like my new Razer mouse

    Updated perspective of mine on 10-01-13 Well, I just want to tell a few of you guys what I think about my new Razer DeathAdder 2013 mouse. I am not happy with it. I am returning it and getting the Logitech G500 instead. The Synopsis thing kills it for me. I don't want to be tied to Razer in...
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    BSOD help ?

    Does anyone have any idea what this BSOD info points too? Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the problem: BCCode: 124 BCP1: 0000000000000000 BCP2: FFFFFA8004AF7038 BCP3...
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    What's new and hot in mousepads

    What's new in mouse pads nowadays? Since I just ordered a new mouse today (Razer Death Adder 2013) I thought I'd look into a good mouse pad for it but I haven't used one in 10 years. I have all my computers on desks which have a hard formica? speckled grey surface and all my mice have worked...
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    Time for a new mouse

    Well, my Logitech MX518 pooped the bed for good. I was just talking about what a great mouse it was a couple months ago. Matter of fact, I repaired it and posted some pics here at TPU back then. See my old posts for photos. Now it seems the sensor is dying. I tried cleaning it with alcohol and...
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    New build for grandkid

    Thought I'd recommend a new build to my grandkid. Sound decent? XFX Core Edition PRO850W (P1-850S-NLB9) 850W ATX12... Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Qu... ASUS GTX650TIB-DC2OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157371...
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    Dark picture, I need to light an area

    I have a good friend who passed away a few hours ago. I have an older picture that I scanned but I need to shine a light on his face area as it is too dark. I know it can be done and I had some pro software a few years back that had a spotlight feature to do just that. Damned if I can find...