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    How do I get a new windows install disc? Windows won’t install?

    My computer had some issues and I decided to upgrade the main board and processor to speed up the system.

    I replaced the main board and processor with an ASUS main board with an intel I5 processor. I had to replace the RAM too and got 8gb of ram in the system.

    I also replaced the HDD with an SSD and decided to upgrade to a recent AMD Radeon Card for graphics.

    I was able to keep the CD-ROM drive and had to rig up a way to link the 3 and 5 inch floppy drives up via an auxillary floppy controller via an internal usb port as the new main board lacked a floppy controller.

    I had to find a new modem that fit pci express as the main board only had ethernet.

    I went to install windows ME on the system and it worked like crap. It didn’t work with the hardware.

    Apparently my install disc is bad, and where  would I get a new windows ME disc?

    9 AnswersDesktops3 days ago
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    Whats the best method to clean inside an old laptop?

    I have the laptop dissasembled and i want to clean on the caked on dirt and dust on the inside of the laptop without damaging the material inside.

    I

    6 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks2 days ago
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    Is it ok to unplug my laptop battery and just rely on the power cord?

    I'm using Predator 300 Helios 2018 and the most common problem of gaming laptops is overheating. Right now, my laptop is fine and not overheating but I'm trying to reduce it's temperature and I was thinking it may help if I unplug the battery and just use the power cord since I'm using the power cord all the time but I'm not sure if it's ok to keep the battery unplug.

    7 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks3 days ago
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    Which computer monitor is gentle on the eyes?

    Which computer monitor is the most gentle on the eyes?  

    I have seen recommendations for the BenQ 32 inch, 4K UHD Monitor, though it's a tad expensive.  I am willing if it is the very best in this ONE respect.

    I heard about Viewsonic, but my current ViewSonic VX2739WM 27-Inch is very hard on the eyes.

    I am tired of filters and adjustments that simply don't work.

    5 AnswersMonitors2 days ago
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    What graphics card would be good for a computer for Instagram?

    I am interested in doing instagram and getting into the whole influencer thing.

    I want my pictures to be absolutely beautiful and I wonder what graphics card I should consider?

    How much VRAM should I get? What GPU? Core Count? Clock Speed?

    What is your opinion?

    5 AnswersAdd-ons3 days ago
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    How do you fix an hp printer when it says “ missing or failed printhead”?

    First it says ink system failure.  The printer was not moved at all. 

    9 AnswersPrinters7 days ago
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    What kind of GPU would make me look prettier on Instagram?

    My Instagram pics never turn out absolutely gorgeous like the pretty girls do. Could that be the GPU in my PC is inadequate?

    Would an Nvidia or AMD or ASUS GPU be better what GPU would you recommend?

    5 AnswersDesktops5 days ago
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    how long until RTX 3000 cards go back to normal price?

    and do you think nvidia or any other places will ever give into regulating supply or is everyone just going to be greedy about it selling $500 cards for $2000

    4 AnswersAdd-ons4 days ago
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    Low cost computer ? ?

    Basic with internet usage , able to play games 

    8 AnswersDesktops1 week ago
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    My ssd broke and if I plug it in my computer gets stuck on the bios load up screen. Does this give any clues to what's wrong with it?

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    No clues - the computer is simply trying to boot off the broken SSD hence the failure.

    Restart the computer immediately press the boot override key and boot off the working SSD. You can then download the toolkit from the broken SSD's manufacturers website to test the hard drive. However all SSD's have a life expectancy, and do fail. You may be able to get your data off or you may have to send it to data recovery specialists but they are not cheap.

    9 AnswersDesktops1 week ago
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    How long is this GPU and CPU shortage going to last?

    When is the price of GPU and CPU going to stop going up and the massive shortage of GPU and CPU by Intel and AMD going get better. I don’t know how and why both very large companies Intel and AMD both have CPU shortage you would think they would put more money into it to not have shortage. 

    The GPU I can understand a bit as a lot of the gamers have not upgraded and the cryptocurrency rage. When is price of GPU and CPU going come down?

    4 AnswersDesktops5 days ago
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    Would you pay 1100-1500 for a laptop computer?

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    would i pay that? no. but there's not that much for me to do on a laptop. they are inherently low power, so even a fast one won't perform as well as a desktop would.

    if it absolutely has to be portable though, and max speed doesn't matter as much, then that would be good, IF the specs were awesome.

    also, fyi, marking a computer as a "gaming laptop" instantly lets them mark it up over $1000, but that doesn't mean it is worth that. i've seen $600 computers with better specs than some $1000+ laptops. it's just one of those words like "gourmet"...it doesn't really mean anything.

    4 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks5 days ago
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    Can I add more RAM to my Lenovo laptop?

    My Lenovo 81a5 starts being slow. Can I add more RAM to it?

    5 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks7 days ago
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    Where do I find parts for a computer running windows 98? New install disc?

    I am having some major computer problems, the computer was randomly dialing out when offline and popping up spam windows and showing all kinds of inappropriate pictures and ads for all kinds of questionable things, then the computer went silent and smelled hot and a puff of smoke 💨 came out the back.

    It appears that the modem burnt looking. There are also burn marks around the thing with metal fins coming out of the big circuit board.

    The hard drive is also apparently has burn marks on the circuit board

    I assume the hard drive failed and I will have to get a new windows 98 disc and it’s almost impossible to find them. OfficeDepot doesn’t have it. I also can’t find anything like the telephone modem circuit board thing and the modems that I find are totally different and i can’t find a the circuit board that the monitor connects to.

    The geek squad service said that the problem didn’t look good and they couldn’t find parts for a system like this, and I could try to track down parts or just junk the system. 

    I had a very good system with a 56k modem, 128 mb of ram (later upgraded to 256mb) a 750mhz amd duron processor, a RAGE graphics with 32 megabytes of video ram, Yamaha Sound Card with midi game port, 52x cd ROM drive, and both a 3.5 inch and a 5.25 inch floppy drive. It also had a 20 gig hard drive.

    It’s almost impossible to find parts for this rig, should I just junk it? Replacing it would mean learning something entirely new and would it have features my rig has now?

    12 AnswersDesktops1 week ago
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