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  1. maddogmcgee

    Ex-lease PC's. Fresh wipe, reset or fine?

    Hi all I am starting a small business and have bought 4 ex business lease pc's from an ebay seller. It's possible I will grab a couple more in the future. I will mostly be using these pc's for kids to use tutoring software but may sign in to chrome and video conference with 1 of them, meaning...
  2. M

    New OS: HDD has to be formated before use!

    Hello everyone! I have three hard drives in my PC: C:\ - My OS and programms are on this drives D:\ - My data is stored on this drives G:\ - My games are on this drive I regulary make Images/Backups of my PC for the case that it goes unstable or I want to try out stuff. So recently I wanted to...
  3. Ketchup

    Windows 10 - Desktop Icons Don't Like to go Where I Put Them

    Anyone else have an issue with desktop icons not liking to go where you put them? I am on the latest official build. Seems to have started with the Creators update, though I am not 100% So far I have noticed this with two different computers using three different mice.
  4. F

    Password recovery software for Windows 10

    I have an old Windows 7 laptop that was upgraded to Windows 10 recently. I set a password for it the other day and unfortunately forgot it as I don't use it quite often. This sounds stupid but it is true. So I did some homework online and tested two well-known programs: Ophcrack and NT...
  5. E

    Configuring SATA RAID 1 on ASUS Z270E

    I am building a new workstation using an ASUS Z270E Motherboard. SATA Drive Configuration - Port 0 - 275GB SSD Port 5 - 1TB SSD Port 6 - 1TB SSD Running Windows 10 Professional on the 275GB SSD (Drive C) My intention is to create a RAID 1 setup for Drive D, comprised of the two 1 TB SSD I...
  6. C

    Hyper Virtualization

    I give up. I cannot get to the HV settings in BIOS (Windows 10). Kaspersky Total Security is giving me warnings about the setting, but I can't find it. I now admit that I'm getting old.
  7. sao123

    Advice for installing Team Foundation Server in a Workgroup?

    Planning a TFS 2017 build with SQL Server 2016 Standard. What OS should I use for this? Considering Windows 10 vs Windows Server...I don't really want to install and use or manage an Active Directory because changing the workgroup is not an option. Current setup is a 2-3 person workgroup...
  8. Beer4Me

    Nvidia drivers 382.xx series and Win10 Creators Update

    Ever since MS released this update and introduced WDDM 2.1, Nvidia hasn't been able to get things right with their current driver branch. I've had to rollback to 378.92 to get the best performance and functionality out of my setup, GTX 1080 and Samsung 40" 4K HDTV. HDR and Chroma:444 support...
  9. C

    CHKDSK stuck 97% with ETA stuck at 7 seconds

    So last night, I tried recording a games and then suddenly it freeze don't know why.. but i can still open other programs like chrome and task manager but i can't see them because the display is stuck at the frozen screen but you can see the task bar so i decided to restart the computer.. After...
  10. M

    "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered"

    It keeps appearing and it closes my game(Watch Dogs 2).Played the game for about 16h and nothing happened until the cocaine mission came.Every time I play the game(max 10 min) this error appears and it crashes the game.Looked up the"solutions" on the net but no one works(I even rolled back the...
  11. Ketchup

    FIXED: Creators Update Not Installing - Incompatible App Was the Cause

    FIXED: See post #9. This is on the rig in my sig, currently running Windows 10 build 14393.969. It installed fine on one other machine I tried - a laptop. I followed the link in the availability the message from Windows Update. On the desktop, the app just kept restarting. Goes all the way to...
  12. Dannar26

    Online Training for MCSA: Windows 10?

    My company has decreed that we IT folk are to get training for Windows 10 ahead of our scheduled migration later this year. Our budget is low, as such I think we're relegated to online style training. The initial suggestion was a course from IT Sherpas...
  13. T

    Windows 10 2D graphical slow before starting 3D app

    Hi everybody, I'm having the following problem with windows 10: - after starting my pc, the drawing of window-menu is very slow. eg. If I right-click the taskbar the menu doesn't show up directly, but only after 20 seconds or so. It only shows the frame first and not the full menu. This is with...
  14. U

    Games are suddenly slower after some time after boot up?

    When I boot up to Windows 10 and start gaming immediately, performance is as expected (480FPS in osu! for reference). But after some time, FPS drops and stays to 200 fps with medium CPU load! The CPU isn't trying to achieve maximum performance at all! System Specs: Intel i5 6200U 2.8 Ghz Turbo...
  15. B

    The Disappearing NAS

    I've been running a D-Link DNS-321 NAS for several years now without too many problems...until recently. My main computer is a Dell XPS8500 running Windows 10. Another computer, 2 feet away, is a Dell Optoplex 7010 running Windows 7 Professional. While the Optoplex still detects the NAS (so...
  16. M

    Windows 10 that's EXACTLY like Windows 7

    Hi people. I've been using Windows 7 since it came out, and have been boycotting Windows 10 ever since it was released. I recently read an article saying Windows 7/8.1 updates would be blocked on Kaby Lake. So, seems as if Windows 7 hardware support is coming to an end, which in my mind is a...
  17. kirkdickinson

    Bad Motherboard? Don't know how to troubleshoot this?

    I ordered an ASUS A88XM-A motherboard from NewEgg. With it I ordered an AMD A8-7600 Kaveri Quad-Core, a Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD, 8GB DDR3, Windows10 Pro OEM, and a new 500W powersupply. The motherboard, cpu, memory was a NewEgg combo. I already had a case, a DVD drive, and a 4TB data drive. I...
  18. P

    Is Windows 10 most pointless upgrade for gaming?

    For a gamer it seems to be the best thing to stick with Windows 7. Only pro: Has DirectX 12 Cons: No games use DirectX 12, and no games ever will except a couple of ones microsoft paid for. In Windows 7 you can choose which updates you want and if you want them. In windows 10 updates are...
  19. R

    Windows 10 cuts off USB headset microphone

    I'm having an issue I thought was isolated to my Kingston Hyper X Cloud II headset; the microphone keeps turning off after a few minutes of use. Windows reports no errors. Nothing. The only thing I notice is while sitting in the recording devices tab the mic is working and then it just stops. As...
  20. W

    Startup Repair couldn't repair PC Please Help I ran out of options (Solved)

    So I tried to boot my computer up this morning and it attempted to boot and than it said, "Diagnosing Problem" and after that it said "startup repair couldn't repair PC" and gave me the option to Shut down or Advanced Option. So I wen't into advanced and I tried to look for a restore and it said...
  21. I

    [SOLVED] Website not loading on PC AND Phone

    Hi. How are you? I've been having some trouble lately. I'll start from earlier this week. So before everything was working great, till a few days ago. I can't visit my online banking website: https://republiconline.republictt.com/ On different browsers "Can't reach this page" At first I...
  22. Ketchup

    Windows 10 Disk Cleanup - Shows 3.99 TB of Updates to be Cleaned

    This one has been around for a little while, but I first ran into it today on the desktop and 2 Virtual Machines. No word on when a fix will be released, but no real danger found in the error either...
  23. J

    '.Windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computers hardware'

    Today I bought a new SSD, the Crucial MX300 525GB. When I install windows, everything works until it reboots and gives me the error: 'Windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computers hardware'. I get this when installing windows 7 and windows 10. I already tried the msoobe fix...
  24. S

    Can I deactivate windows 10 from my PC and use it on another PC?

    I have Microsoft Dreamspark key for windows 10 but i have already used it on my PC and my friend’s laptop. Can i deactivate the key on my PC and use it on my laptop (with DOS) Can i use windows 8 key(from dreamspark) to install windows 10 on my laptop?
  25. Ketchup

    Finding More and More Software that Doesn't Work with the 10 Upgrade

    So I have been pretty happy with a fresh install of Windows 10. Now the upgrade, that's a whole other story. With my desktop, it came when I tried to install Sling. It wouldn't install no matter what compatibility mode I chose, yet on a VM running Windows 10, no problems at all. Fast forward 6...
  26. V

    tried ubuntu, never again.

    for necessity i tried ubuntu, had to make a bootable usb to install an OS on an hd...my usb was only 2gb so i had no other choice other then windows xp around 600mb or ubuntu around 1+gb...so i choosed ubuntu... even installing it is so incredibly confusing, ended up deleting everything despite...
  27. V

    Dual boot Windows 10 + Kali

    On my computer I have two operating systems installed, Windows 10 and Kali Linux. The problem is that they are on separate bootloaders and on separate hard drives. I want to be able to add one of the operating systems to the other bootloader so that I can boot both operating systems from the...
  28. T

    Windows Explorer hanging after waking laptop from sleep.

    For a few weeks now, I noticed that whenever I wake my laptop from sleep, it will freeze with the Windows 10 start screen displayed on screen. The taskbar and all desktop icons are totally unresponsive as well. Ctrl-Alt-Delete somehow works. After some trial and error, I figured out that...
  29. K

    Can't change graphic card. Dedicated card doesn't work

    Product Name: HP Notebook 15-ay057nw Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Hello. Few days ago i bought a new laptop. HP Notebook 15-ay057nw. Everything was okey but not the graphic card and performance. I can't play games !!! ;/ Laptop uses only Intel HD Graphics. I have the newest...
  30. Rebello

    How to Play Battlefield 1942 online? Read this!

    This is not true, Battlefield 1942 / Vietnam and 2 can play their imernoch online. It works best for BF 1942, because there it was solved best. "Battlefield 1942" again to play online, you have to overwrite the old BF1942.exe in the "origin games" folder, otherwise you get no server more in...
  31. S

    Problems installing Windows 10 on GA-Z170X-UD5 w/M.2 RAID

    I have a Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 with two M.2 SSD's installed (Intel 600p, 256GB). I was able to set up a RAID 1 volume in BIOS following the instructions in the user manual in section C-1 UEFI RAID Configuration. I can see the newly created volume in the Peripherals\Intel Rapid Storage Technology...
  32. Z

    Does SteelSeries Rival 100 Support Windows 10?

    Hello, i want to buy a new mouse and i like the SteelSeries Rival 100, i was wondering does it support Windows 10 becose i didint find my anwser anywhere! Thanks already.
  33. EXCellR8

    Sapphire RX480 8GB Nitro OC - No video, Win 10

    Finally got around to finalizing the setup on my Z170 i5 computer and everything was going swimmingly until I went to install AMD drivers for a brand new RX 480 8GB... AMD drivers being the Achilles heel of any good machine of course. OS install went fine, as did the MSI board drivers, but...
  34. N

    Windows 10 kills fan speed control after sleep and overheats the CPU

    I'm working on a legacy Dell Optiplex 380. The fan speed control is tied to CPU temperature. System was shipped with Windows 7 Professional 64 bit and Microsoft upgrade wizard assessed it can upgrade to Windows 10. It has a serious problem that prevents the use of sleep. It works ok if the...
  35. Y

    99% of business machines have not upgraded to Windows 10, according to study

    Yeah, that figure seems about right, at least compared all the companies I deal with which none plan to move from Win 7 thankfully. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/99-of-businesses-have-not-upgraded-to-windows-10-according-to-study/?ftag=TRE20d3f17&bhid=88132330
  36. T

    Issue with USB Key not mounting to drive letter

    I have Windows 10 with the latest updates I have used this USB on this machine for over a year. Other USB Keys mount fine, just not this particular one. Today, I put in the key, I see from the Windows 10 Eject Icon that it is there but has no drive letter assigned. I did some searching and...