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  1. Could you be a little more vague?

    Could you be a little more vague?
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    Typically what your describing is the point at...

    Typically what your describing is the point at which windows starts to load it's drivers before booting to the desktop. Often the graphics drivers are the cause but any driver could be the issue. A...
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    I don't use Win 10 but in Win 7 if you open the...

    I don't use Win 10 but in Win 7 if you open the run box and type CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 there is a box to uncheck for not needing to enter a password at boot up. If there is a check in the box, it...
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    I have PC's that are 20years old and are still...

    I have PC's that are 20years old and are still using the same motherboard battery. They are 3volt lithium batteries that are rechargeable. Even when the PC is shut down the power supply still applies...
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    It's funny your asking about a video card but...

    It's funny your asking about a video card but listed your processor only. I looked up your processor and it's listed as having 4 cpu's and 8 threads. It also has it's own on the die graphics Intel®...
  6. Movie editing? What is it you actually want to...

    Movie editing? What is it you actually want to do? Rip, convert, author, delete sections, join parts. There are so many things you can do with video files or actual disks it would be helpful if you...
  7. Question: DIY Generator

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    Not all types of motors can create electricity...

    Not all types of motors can create electricity when turned manually. I would suggest to you to do a search for types of DC motors that can generate electricity when turned. Motors work through...
  8. I prefer: As an administrative professional,...

    I prefer: As an administrative professional, your role is to screw with your supervisor and others and to ensure that the office,department, or project runs afoul of the law.
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    You didn't mention the wireless keyboard and...

    You didn't mention the wireless keyboard and mouse in your original post. Check those batteries or their charger as well as the motherboard battery. They may not be connected directly to the PC but...
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    Have a view here if your using a belkin surge...

    Have a view here if your using a belkin surge protector: Alert System battery voltage is low - General Hardware - Desktop - Dell Community here if your not: When I start up my Dell PC it gives the...
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    Making a media player from Raspberry Pi -...

    Making a media player from Raspberry Pi - Hardware
  12. There are two connections for every sata drive,...

    There are two connections for every sata drive, one is for data transfer and the other for power (the wider one). If you had a sata data cable (perhaps your PC came with an extra) you could try...
  13. What he means is are you trying to access the...

    What he means is are you trying to access the drive with a PC other than another iMAC. Since Apple uses a different type of format than say Windows, a PC with an NTFS OS will probably not see the MAC...
  14. Question: .eml files

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    Here is the file extension page for extensions...

    Here is the file extension page for extensions starting with E. Scroll down in alphabetical order to eml. You might want to go to the main page and bookmark it for later information. I find this site...
  15. You didn't mention what operating system you have...

    You didn't mention what operating system you have on your laptop so I can't give you too specific an answer. If the F2 suggestion gets you to the Safe Mode screen you can try to access System Restore...
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    Sounds like possible Ransomware. By changing the...

    Sounds like possible Ransomware. By changing the type of file they locked your files and want you to pay to unlock them. I'm surprised you haven't gotten a request for money if that's the case. Do...
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    Are you doing all these steps from within Safe...

    Are you doing all these steps from within Safe Mode? In Safe Mode only a very small set of drivers and system files are loaded making it much easier for a good virus cleaner like Malwarebytes to do...
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    Sorry I didn't notice this earlier. If a keyboard...

    Sorry I didn't notice this earlier. If a keyboard stops working (any keyboard according to you) the first thing to check is Device Manager. There are separate tabs for keyboard and mouse. If your...
  19. Question: Water damage

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    It might be a good idea to pull the battery as...

    It might be a good idea to pull the battery as well. If all that appears to have happened is a few keys malfunctioning you should be OK, at least no important electrical parts were fried. If you wrap...
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    If it's an Nvidia video card, the newer ones also...

    If it's an Nvidia video card, the newer ones also include Nvidia HD audio on the video card. For some reason Nvidia thinks their HD drivers are more important than the ones you were using and...
  21. He means purchase a good backup program like...

    He means purchase a good backup program like Acronis True Image and an external drive to put the backup images on. Create full backups of your system every month or so onto the external drive. If you...
  22. Buy a newer printer. Or install a Virtual Win7...

    Buy a newer printer. Or install a Virtual Win7 OS. Or consider dual booting to Win10 and Win7.
  23. Question: Security Suite

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    I myself prefer Zone Alarm free version for my...

    I myself prefer Zone Alarm free version for my firewall but its not a combo. For that I would use Comodo along with an on demand virus scanner like Malwarebytes. On the PC I'm typing this on I have...
  24. You might have to go through HP to get what you...

    You might have to go through HP to get what you want. Many manufacturers hardware is proprietary to their PC and even if you got a keyboard with a function key there is no guarantee it will be...
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    Your phone is basically a mobile computer. A...

    Your phone is basically a mobile computer. A radio uses certain frequencies to intercept signals from the stations that operate at those frequencies. Your phone does not have the tuner that does...
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    Sounds to me that it was setup for someone who...

    Sounds to me that it was setup for someone who could not see and or hear well. There must be a menu section where you can turn off the voice. Try searching the net for your phones make and model with...
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    Why did you even open the darn thing to read it?...

    Why did you even open the darn thing to read it? You don't necessarily have to do anything but open an e-mail to get infected sometimes. If its not from Mom, delete it.
  28. Question: PC Maintenance

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    DUST: Effect-higher temperatures and poor air...

    DUST:
    Effect-higher temperatures and poor air flow.
    Remedy-remove

    VIRUS:
    Effect-slow machine, possible hijack which can also infect others.
    Remedy-remove

    TEMPERATURE:
    Effect-keep hot stuff...
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    Could you be a little more specific? " the mouse...

    Could you be a little more specific? " the mouse sens randomly switches" makes no sense to me. What exactly is happening. The sensitivity gets faster or slower, is that what you mean? Since its a...
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    Dang! Take it back to the shop you bought it...

    Dang! Take it back to the shop you bought it from. If you got it through mail order you should be contacting them for help. If you screw around with it yourself you might void the warranty.
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    Try disconnecting from the net either by...

    Try disconnecting from the net either by unplugging your Ethernet cord at the back or router. Or if your wireless just unplug your router from the wall. If the install is trying to connect to MS...
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    The motherboard battery could be the problem but...

    The motherboard battery could be the problem but so could Win10 (it's kind of fussy). The battery is on the motherboard it's about the size of a nickel and can be removed using a fairly small screw...
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    If it's set to never how did you get 211 updates?...

    If it's set to never how did you get 211 updates? KB3161608 actually worked for me as a standalone install that I downloaded for manual installation, but I had to disconnect from the net for it to...
  34. In my review of my past replies I realized I...

    In my review of my past replies I realized I didn't really answer your question. In the event someone else also runs into this issue there is this. Open the Control Panel and set "view by: to small...
  35. I don't use a laptop so I may be mistaken but if...

    I don't use a laptop so I may be mistaken but if it were me I would look in the bios to see if there was a setting to either enable HDMI or to set it as my video out. VGA cables do not just go bad...
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    If by chance your running XP Professional and...

    If by chance your running XP Professional and have your disk (XP Home won't work) you can do a non-destructive reinstall of the OS where you re-enter your serial and pass during the repair. It should...
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    I gave a follow up answer that was removed...

    I gave a follow up answer that was removed probably because it talked about copying the discs. The fair use act allows you to make copies of discs you own but doesn't allow for by-passing...
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    I have a question about your DVD's and what your...

    I have a question about your DVD's and what your trying to play them with (keep messing up). Are they store bought DVD's or made by you? And what are you trying to play them with that messes up? (a...
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    A few other things to check: Plug a lamp or...

    A few other things to check:
    Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet your using for the PC to check if maybe a breaker flipped and there is no power at the wall. Since this is a recent build, check to...
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    You can also try turning the power supply off at...

    You can also try turning the power supply off at the back of the machine with the rocker switch. Sometimes this will reset the power supply. Leave it off for 30 sec. and then switch it back. Many...
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    Here's a page with several suggestions. I...

    Here's a page with several suggestions.

    I can't get drag and drop to work in Windows Xp SP3. It does not - Microsoft Community

    You can try the simple esc key first and then if that doesn't do...
  42. Your phones manual should show where the locator...

    Your phones manual should show where the locator button is if its not labeled. You might consider getting yourself an inexpensive volt ohm meter to use for checking your ac adapter and other devices...
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    I keep an offline XP machine just for a few older...

    I keep an offline XP machine just for a few older games and some photo editing. Sometimes you need to do that for some older hardware as well, like printers or TV recording hardware that do not have...
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    I think you posted in the wrong section. This...

    I think you posted in the wrong section. This section is for computer monitors and they do not have fuel pumps.
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    A rheostat is typically used in a higher power...

    A rheostat is typically used in a higher power type application like 110 volt AC and a pontentiometer in a lower voltage DC circuit. It's basically an adjustable resistor which you can see by...
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    Some potentiometers have two functions. The first...

    Some potentiometers have two functions. The first is a switching mechanism to turn the power off and it would be at the lowest volume setting if you go any further it clicks and the power is shut...
  47. Question: IR remote

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    Remotes work with infra red light, light or dark...

    Remotes work with infra red light, light or dark should not have an effect. You can not see infra red with the naked eye but it will show up when picked up with a video camera. I used to test mine...
  48. Try searching the hardware ID. Go to Device...

    Try searching the hardware ID. Go to Device Manager and drop down the DVD/CD-ROM drives list and right click and select properties for the drive. Then go to the details tab and change the properties...
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    If your present hardware played the games just...

    If your present hardware played the games just fine until recently, it may be that your slow downs and jumping during games are not a result of hardware at all. I used to reinstall my OS every 6...
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    Testing the power supply rails may not be enough....

    Testing the power supply rails may not be enough. Most supplies have (blue if I remember correctly) a power on self test connection on them. If the power on self test fails, the power supply will not...
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