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Hello, I have encountered an unpleasant event. My external hard drive has stopped working. The disc is no longer readable . When I connect the disc to my computer, the system asks me to format it. There are very important files on the disc. Does anyone know how to help …

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I recently fell victim to the latest Windows 11 update - KB5023706. The symptom was intermittent BSODs (blue screen of death). It wasn't until after I had done a thorough slate of hardware and system diagnostics that I came across an online tech article explaining the problem's likely origin. After …

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According to Dell's website the Windows licence is specifoc to each particular machine and its details are burned into the BIOS. Is it possible that the original OS was Home edition (in which case the licence is not valid for Pro)? Have you tried installing a Home edition?

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I am having a problem printing on a home network. The printer (Epson Stylus Color D68 inkjet) is connected by USB to a desktop and is also installed as a shared printer on a laptop. The network is set up and running properly - the laptop can connect to the …

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I created a bootable USB from windows 7 dvd using software WinToFlash. But now i have lost the dvd :( so i need to make iso from bootable USB to safely store windows setup on hdd. Please suggest any way to do so. Thankx

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Hello, I recently had to change my Comcast router/modem. My laptop which runs Windows 8.1 does not list new network. My old network is still listed along with all my neighbor's networks. My new Comcast signal is split, 5g and 2.4ghz. All other devices have connected to new network except …

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My laptop seldom leaves my house. When I am not using it I close the lid to put it into sleep mode. I also close the lid when carrying it to another room (or perhaps into the backyard hammock). This causes a minor inconvenience as every time I open the …

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After complaining for months to MS to stop Edge from adding websites to my Quick Links bar, it seems to have stopped. Nothing was more frustrating than reading some news pages then having to delete a ton of links from Quick Links. Is this your experience?

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My second HDD is 200 Gigabytes (GB). and this HDD has 3 drives but one of the three drives is showing a local disk and can not be useable. why it happened and how can I get rid of it? other drives are working properly. I am using windows 10, …

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I've only ever noticed this happening while playing a video in vlc media player. I'll have the video playing in full screen with the video's folder in the background. Without touching the mouse, keyboard, or touchpad, the background Explorer window will pop to the front, obscuring the video. I can …

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I've got a Windows 11 laptop but I need to set it up as a dual boot for Windows 10. The only dual boot I've ever done was Linux/Windows, I've never done a dual boot windows/windows. Should I expect any issues? After installing the additional windows 10 will I still …

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I am running a photo booth application on an old Dell Dimension 2400 PC with Windows 98 SE. We were using an HP2200 Business Jet printer but that seems to have failed and I cannot find another on the web. Any new printer we install has to be already supported …

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Hello, Below is an example of what is happening to SOME, not all of my letters. I have letters that are all drawing from the same spreadsheet yet sometimes there will be a new line started and sometimes not. There doesn't seem to be a pattern. Has anyone else experienced …

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After the latest MS update (22) My bluetooth quit functioning. The icon is there and it is available in settings. The problem is it will not pair with any external bluetooth devices. It will search but never connects with anything ie; keyboards, mice, earphones. Microsoft support could not fix it. …

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I'm trying to install Unreal Tournament 3 in Windows 11, but I get the message "Deze app is voor uw veiligheid geblokkeerd" which means "This app is blocked for your safety". What can I do?

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Hi, Recently i install windows 10 in my HP Laptop ProBook4540s.In my HP Laptop wi-fi is not working after installing windows 11 or in wi-fi option airplane mode is showing. Thanks. 1668445884190.png

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I've just upgraded to Windows 11 and there doesn't seem to be a way to when I right-click a file in my dropbox anymore. Has anyone figured out a solution to that? I use this feature all the time in my work, it would be terrible if that's not an …

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I've contacted Microsoft support, Asus support and sony headphone support. I have sony wh-1000xm4 Bluetooth headphones when paired with zenbook up6502z the left and right audio channels are reversed, when paired to any other device the audio is correct, only on the zenbook, tried reset, drivers, headphone firmware, and everything, …

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I have a Microsoft Wireless Mouse and Keyboard set, it's a Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0. Both the mouse and keyboard had worked fine until last night when the mouse suddenly just stopped working, and I restarted the PC and the mouse just sits in the middle of the screen …

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How can I add an audio to a Access database. I have a Access "greeck dicionary" and word "Relaxed with the phrase in Greek and its audio

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I’m trying to find a way, either with Excel or another program, to find out what combination of numbers will equal a predetermined sum. I’ve tried Excel Help and the internet, and it appears possible, but all the examples are far more complicated than what I’m trying to do and …

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I can't install Windows 10 on my Lenovo G50 PC <translated from Italian to English by moderator>

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My office computer had a Linksys router (that supports VPN) connected to both a Windows Server Essentials 2012 (acting as a domain controller) as well as a Windows 8 workstation. I brought my workstation to my home office today, and I want to connect to my office network and continue …

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Hi I know there are a lot of antivirus software suites out there but I would like to hear from the readers regarding their views of reliable "free" antivirus software. I don't think the big box stores would recommend anything so I am reaching out to this community for an …

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I worked this issue for over 10 hours yesterday and got nowhere. Maybe the braintrust here has some ideas. I have an Asus essentio desktop, with Win 7 Ultimate SP1 installed. Yesterday AM I discovered that it was completely hung,so I turned it off and turned it on. First, I …

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like when press window + shift + s together and capture a screenshot. Then a window is suppose to show up on the right. But it's no longer there? How do you fix it?

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After reading a few reviews I decided to try [Vivaldi](https://vivaldi.com/download/) out. After importing my bookmarks and customizing my bookmark bar (just a little drag and drop) I was ready to go. Without trying any formal timing tests, my purely subjective impression is that things load faster. I don't have the …

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Adding a file/folder comment capability to Windows This is something I wrote a few years ago in vb.Net and just recently ported to python/wxpython. As I keep discovering, just about everything is easier in python. Windows does not have a commenting facility so I decided to write something simple. NTFS …

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