Help Desk

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  1. M

    Question linkedin job posing notification

    [Moderator note: Moving post from Apps and Software to Work & Education. More applicable category.] if i apply for a job on linkedin will everyone on my network be notified?
  2. M

    Question how to share posts directly to profile and not stories on instagram

    how do i share posts that i find from other profiles directly to my profile and not stories on instagram? i want to be able to do both at the same time and separately.
  3. M

    wireless charger to manage iphone

    is there a wireless charger that i can use to manage everything on my iphone 8 on my desktop computer?
  4. M

    Question energy efficient and quiet power supply for dell precision t5400

    hi i'm looking for a power supply for dell precision t5400 desktop computer that is energy efficient that will use the bare minimum electricity without effecting performance and it needs to be as close to silent as possible. this computer that this power supply will be going into will be on...
  5. M

    where to watch replays of wwe events and shows

    is there some sort of website where i can watch wwe events and shows after they have aired? i know that there are curtain tv shows that get shown on cable tv then go to a streaming service so i was wondering if there was anything like that for sports and wwe.
  6. M

    Question nordvpn encryption strength

    i've noticed that when i have nordvpn on that the first couple of times i'm online or doing a google search i'm asked to verify that i am not a robot why is that?
  7. M

    [SOLVED] is itunes music and videos accessible on apple music?

    Can i access everything i downloaded on itunes like my music and movies on apple music and have them synced to all my devices that i installed the apple music app on?
  8. M

    [SOLVED] upgrading windows xp to latest version of windows

    i want to upgrade my windows xp to the latest version of windows which i'm assuming is windows 11. I've done a basic google search and it's telling me to install either vista, 7 or 8 then windows 11. can someone please clarify this and provide detailed steps
  9. M

    Question HP + plan differences ?

    what's the difference between the ink plans and toner plans in HP + service? which one gets me my ink when i need it? ink and toner are the same thing so are they both going to deliver the cartridges with paper? they only mention the paper
  10. M

    Question how to disable two factor authentication with apple devices

    i want to disable two factor authentication with my apple id so that i can sync stuff from my older apple products to my new ones but ever since I enabled it on my newer devices i can't sync anything from my older devices. I can't type the authentication code it sends me on my newer device...
  11. M

    Question printer setup for chromebook

    i just bought a chromebook and i'm trying to set up my canon mp560 series printer but for some reason the chromebook isn't detecting it. all my other computers can print to it wirelessly but for some reason my chromebook can't detect it.
  12. M

    [SOLVED] itunes to spotify transfer

    if i transfer all of the songs from itunes to spotify will those songs that were transferred be accessible on every device i have my spotify account logged into?
  13. M

    [SOLVED] chromebook files download

    if i wanted to save a copy of a document or a picture to a usb how can I do that on a chromebook? Also if I have files on an external harddrive/usb stick how can i access them on a chromebook?
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Linkedin registration authentication error ?

    hi I'm trying to sign up for linkedin but every time i get to the part where i have to choose which elephant is right side up it tells me i'm not authorized after i've clicked on the elephant that's right side up. I'm trying to do this though the app because my laptop is outdated.
  15. M

    [SOLVED] nordvpn on an older version of mac osx ?

    I know this is a ridiculous question but is there a way to download nordvpn on a mac osx 10.7.5? if not is it possible to some how teather the connection from that mac osx 10.7.5 to a device running the nordvpn?
  16. M

    xbox all access question

    what the purpose of xbox all access? is it giving me 24 months to pay off the system and giving me game pass as an incentive for that time? you won't need 24 months to pay off the system if it's $39.99 a month, is there something else involved?
  17. Thundurh

    Question Graphics Crash

    I have had an issue with crashing while playing intensive games with my gaming rig since around 2017. The games crash in one of two ways each time. Either a light green/brown-looking blank screen fills my monitor, the light on my graphics card turns off for a second, then my computer will...
  18. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] PC Freezing Issue

    Hello! I have had a problem with my computer freezing while gaming for about 3 or 4 years now. Sometimes while I am gaming it will happen in about an hour or two, and sometimes it can be just 5 or 10 minutes. I have replaced every single part in my PC (besides my storage components), which has...
  19. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] Sufficient Power %?

    I have had a crashing issue while gaming for over 2 years now. I have replaced my processor, ram, motherboard, and GPU and the crashing still presists. I think this COULD be caused by a defective power supply at this point. While gaming, the power supply Power % in MSI Afterburn is at around...
  20. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] How to lower GPU temps

    Hello, my GPU is running very hot while gaming (on the loading screen, the temp is already at 84 C). While gaming GPU temps sit around 83-84 C. My computer crashes often while gaming for anywhere more than 30 minutes, and I think temps could be the cause of it, or.... it could be a faulty power...
  21. M

    [SOLVED] mac reformat question

    i have a .dmg file of mac osx so that i can finally upgrade my computer. would just running the installation right of the hard drive be a bad thing or should i burn the image to a cd? when everything is said and done would it wipe out my hard drive or will it just install over it and keep all...
  22. M

    Question macbook startup concern

    recently i turned on my macbook pro and it stayed on the white screen with the apple logo for a lot longer than it normally would. i held down the power button to turn the computer back on, when i turned the computer back on everything was fine. Does anyone know why this could have happen?
  23. M

    [SOLVED] Mac restarts automatically ?

    i got a pop up on my screen (in multiple languages) that told me my computer will restart automatically and it did, then another pop up came up and said "my computer restarted because of a problem". im using mac os x 10.7.5 and i understand i'm running an outdated version of mac os x but...
  24. M

    [SOLVED] macbook pro battery strength

    is it ok to keep your macbook pro plugged in even after it's been fully charged? there have been times where i have left it pugged in for an extended period of time and even putting the computer to sleep mode every so often and the battery dipped to 99%, i would just unplug then plug back in...
  25. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] Sufficient wattage for my build?

    I've had my current 600W PSU for about 5 years now, and I was just wondering if it still supplies a sufficient amount of power for my gaming computer to work well! My current specs are: CPU- i5 10600k GPU- GTX 980 Ti MOTHERBOARD- Asus PRIME B490-PLUS RAM- Corsair Vengeance 16GB PSU- EVGA...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] itunes backup question

    i've backed up everything in itunes manually without time machine and all the songs all have been renamed something like 03_songtitle or similar, does that mean if i ever have to bring them back to itunes that's what they will be called in there?
  27. M

    [SOLVED] utorrent content avaliablity and open source switching

    are the software and files that are available on utorrent are the same on itunes and google play? i want to be able to get the same content that's on itunes and google play on utorrent like podcasts, tv shows/movies and music and i want them to be legitimate content not the pirated stuff that I...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] audio and visual concerns on smart tv

    I have a Samsung smart tv and I have a few concerns. I've noticed that when the room is dark the screen gets brighter, is there anyway i can change that so that it stays on the same brightness regardless how much light is in the room? Also I've noticed that when I'm watching netflix the sound...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] seagate external harddrive is not being detected on mac osx

    I have a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drive when I plug it in it starts up but my computer doesn't read it. I am running Mac OSX 10.7.5. It read it before and now it's not, what do I do?
  30. M

    [SOLVED] vpn on preinstalled ddwrt router

    if i were to purchase a preinstalled ddwrt router do i still have to subscribe to a vpn service in order to use vpn on the ddwrt router? I don't want to spent almost $200 on a preinstalled ddwrt if I still have to pay to use some of the features.
  31. M

    Question HP laserjet 5L not clearing paper jam

    I have an old hp laserjet 5L printer that I refuse to part ways with because it still work perfectly. recently it got a paper jam, i canceled the print job and i unplugged the printer because it still showed it had a paper jam after the print job was canceled. i tried to print a test print by...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] user display picture mysteriously disappears

    I logged out of my mac and I noticed my display picture was gone. I never deleted it and the user & groups setting in system preferences is locked. does anyone know why this could have happened? it's also the for the administrator account?
  33. M

    [SOLVED] web mail login issues

    everytime i try to login to my yahoo e-mail the curser automatically shifts over as if i hit the tab button which i didn't. i am using on outdated version of firefox could that be the issue? i don't have that issue when i am loging in to any other webstie
  34. M

    [SOLVED] playstation now vs twitch

    can someone explain to me what playstation now is and is there any sports games on there. can i play games on playstation now like NHL20 on my macbook pro? also is twitch basically a platform that allows you to watch people play video games and there's no actual games to be played on there?
  35. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] Parts overheating

    Hello. Whenever I play games my 980 Ti is in the 75-80 C range. Is that too hot? I would like to know how to decrease these temps if so! Thankss
  36. M

    [SOLVED] android box question

    do i need a gmail account to access an android box? i know i'm probably going to need it access google play store but other than that would i need a gmail account for anything else on the android box?
  37. JoeStarz

    Question Looking for IT Guy Utility Software

    The building i work in has 4 floors and over 400 PCs and Printers within cubicles and offices. Is there a software that i can use like a Geo-mapping tool, to select a location on a floor plan that would show me the location within the building and the PC and its peripherals attached to it...
  38. M

    Question two step authentication change

    how can i take off two step authentication on the iphone? i know it make it less secure but it's also preventing me from logging in on my other device. it asks me the the authentication code but it doesn't give me the option to type it in, which is why i want to remove it. i've tried going...
  39. M

    [SOLVED] itunes won't detect iphone 8

    when i plug in my iphone 8, itunes tells me it can't message the connected iphone. i am running mac osx 10.7.5 and itunes version 12.2.2.25 what do i do?
  40. M

    Question iphone 4s to iphone 8 transfer

    how can i transfer all my text messages that i have on my iphone 4s to my iphone 8? i'm looking to transfer every message i've send on my on iphone 4s to my iphone 8