Forum discussion tagged with Gadgets.
  1. serban gruianu

    Question The old Stocks gadget from Windows Vista needs to be fixed with new servers.

    Hello people out there who still use Windows Vista to this day, I wanted to tell you this is a topic about gadgets. This one is about the old Stocks gadget that some people used back in the day, but now it has stopped supporting. I couldn't find another gadget of this type, as they use Yahoo...
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    [SOLVED] Windows Error after installing Acer USB Ethernet/RNDIS Gadget Driver

    I have a Raspberry Pi Zero configured to allow SSH over USB. By default, Windows recognized it as a Serial COM3 device. I can’t SSH to the Serial COM3 device using Putty, so I installed a driver. In Windows Update, the Acer Incorporated Driver USB Ethernet/RNDIS Gadget Driver is listed under...
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    [SOLVED] does that kind of cushions works?

    Hello friends, how are you? since a time ago I'm suffering a little pain in my right wrist during the evening. I was thinking about the cause and I belive it's caused by the long time I pass typing in the keyboard each day. I found products like this one...
  4. M

    I need help downgrading to Windows 7

    I've been using windows 10 for 2 years now, and I've decided that Windows 7 was a better alternative. I just want the basic version of windows, but home premium would be good if it doesn't cost too much. I know I can download the files from the internet for windows 7, but you need a product key...
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    [SOLVED] PC worked with new Power supply now doesnt work anymore (Video)

    My Pc did crash all the time and i figured out it was because of the 6+ year old PSU. So i bought a new 600W Thermaltake Smart RGB one (the old one was 450W) After 4h of heavy testing,everything went fine without any Problem whatsoever, but the next day it just wouldn't boot on properly. The...
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    [SOLVED] *NEEDS ADVICE* : New 10Gbe NAS Setup for small Motion Design Studio

    Hello Folks, I'm from Malaysia, and just a heads up that I am a total newb. Please be nice and patient with me :D Seeking for advice from experts as I recently bought and set up a 10gbe NAS for the studio. There are 4 workstation that works on it. But after the setup of this NAS, we noticed...
  7. Zatlon

    [SOLVED] WD Black NVMe 1TB vs Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe 1TB

    Currently The black goes for 230$ while the Adata goes for 215$, so the price is negligible, I opted out of the Samsung brand as it is extremely over priced. I have some background regarding WD drives, they are reliable, but every one seems to be praising the Adata drive and comparing it to the...
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    install another ssd with striped partition?

    i currently have a 500GB samsung 960evo SSD install in my pc. its also my boot drive and my C: drive. i plan on buying another 500GB samsung 960evo SSD for more storage as im running out. 1. is it possible that I combine my 2 SSD's into a single C: drive without losing any data? is there a...
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    bluetooth both ends

    [Moderator note: Originally posted in Macbooks category....] Hi I have an LG smart tv with bluetooth. Is it possible to connect via bluetooth a transmitter and then, again using bluetooth, pair the gadget with two bluetooth headphones? That is, bluetooth all the way?
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    Acer Aspire 5

    Acer Aspire 5 2018 wont turn on or charge. There are no lights on the side.
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    Up to 3 BSOD a day.

    Over the past month I've been getting a variety of BSOD, most of the time they would involve me playing a game, such as Conan Exile or PUBG. However recently they've started to become frequent when I exit a game or when I'm watching something. PUBG used to cause my system to Bluescreen from...
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    unable to update driver

    hello guys,i have a core i3 desktop with vga gtx 950.whenever i turn on the desktop i have to update my nvidia driver to have a better display and resolution but when i restart my comp the changes are gone and i have to do the update again.How do i fix the changes?
  13. K

    Can I use some tape on the motherboard ?

    I swapped my wireless card with a new one and I successfully installed the antennas and etc...however I am afraid the sockets may come off later on...I have decided to apply some tape on the antenna sockets..I have also decided to tape the antenna cables to the laptop case... I am intending to...
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    Just purchased AT2020, XLR to USB is not working? Microphone won't light up

    Just bought the Audio Technica AT2020 microphone with a XLR to USB from xConnect to power it, upon plugging into the PC the USB will light up, Windows will detect the microphone, but the Microphone will not light up to prove that it's on and it's not picking up any audio. What is my issue? Did...
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    M2 SSD + SSD 2.5 + HDD + GPU on mobo Asus Z270F strix gaming

    Can someone tell me is it possible to have M2 SSD + SSD 2.5 + HDD + GPU on mobo Asus Z270F strix gaming ? M2 SSD for OS and applications SSD 2.5 for games and Videos 1 TB HDD for rest documents and system backup Please do reply
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    HD620 driver for Win 7 on i5-7200

    I am ready to pull my hair out over this problem. I have a dell E5580 with a HD620 graphics card and a i5-7200 processor. I have just swapped out the HD for a EVO860 SSD and have done a clean install of Win 7 Pro. I have been unable to get a driver to load for the HD620 with my processor/OS...
  17. assassinnickk

    Time to upgrade from the FX series or wait out another year or 2?

    In 2016 I made this build, was working at a budget at the time and tried to keep it pretty low: (FX-6350, GTX 750-Ti, 8gb DDR3-1600) But in comparison to my friends build, which is the same thing w/ an i5-2400, his computer runs significantly better for...
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    Intel 9-Series vs 8-series

    I'm looking into upgrading my system in the coming months, as my i7-2600k at 4.6 is finally starting to show its age with the GTX1080 I just picked up. This processor is still a beast, and I couldn't be more impressed with how its keeping up in late 2018, but for gaming at 1440p/144hz I'm...
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    Gamepad isn't compatible with windows 10

    My gamepad isn't compatible with windows 10, can i somehow fix that?
  20. chibamarco

    What PSU should my friend choose?

    Hello, world! My friend wants to make his PC this autumn, but he needs some help making the decision. What PSU should he choose? The Seasonic S12II-620 Bronze 620W or the Cooler Master MasterWatt 550 Bronze? ? There is no point getting an modular PSU in this build, since he is using the...
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    How important is a Motherboard upgrade?

    Hey everyone. I've come with a quick question that I've been having a hard time finding the answer for. I'm currently in the market for a new GPU, I'm running with a Gigabyte GTX 760. It does the job alright, but shows it age with some newer titles for sure. I've been looking at getting a 1070...
  22. stavrosmast

    (PAYDAY 2) G-Sync 144hz Issue...

    So... I used v sync on and g sync on and highest hz available in the nvidia panel Whatever i use in game it is limited to 60fps... If I turn off v sync in the nv panel and whatever in game it reaches higher fps but it has tearing all over the place.. Any fix?
  23. Darkmatterx

    Does Win 10 still suffer from slowdown/freezing from overly large user profiles?

    I know someone who runs a business that deals with a LOT of digital files which she keeps a backup of on Dropbox. The problem is that Dropbox's default folder location puts it inside the users personal folder which of course gets added to the users profile size. Right now her user profile is...
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    UNIC And Maxiotek Brought China's 32-Layer 3D TLC To Computex

    It won't end world hunger, but flash from China will increase global supply and drive down costs, and we saw the fruit of the country's labor for the first time today at Computex 2018. UNIC And Maxiotek Brought China's 32-Layer 3D TLC To Computex : Read more
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    AMD ryzen 3 2200g, vega graphics not showing up under adapters in device manager.

    I built a new system about a month ago. specs as follows. CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 2200g MOBO: gigabyte ga-ab350m-gaming 3 GPU: evga geforce gtx 1060 RAM: Ballistix Sport LT 8GB Single DDR4 2666 SSD: PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5” SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (has windows 10 pro on it) PSU: EVGA 500 BQ...
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    Choosing between 6 Laptop Gaming Rigs

    I have limited my options down to these six laptop gaming rigs, however I am indecisive as to which one would be a better option. I am more concerned with the quality of the display rather than other parts of the rig; I am not entirely sure whether eDP/ eDP IPS-level/ eDP 94 or 72% NTSC is...
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    Plants Vs Zombies GW2 activation code plz tell

    I want code of plants vs zombies gw2
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    Not sure if I need a splitter, a switch or a hub

    Hello! Basically my current network setup limits my speed at around 11 MB/s, due to my router being not all that good. I'm not using the router all that often(though I want to keep it for guests and such), so I don't want to purchase a new and better one, so I was thinking of isolating the...
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    Graphics card virus?

    Hi all, Recently sold my old Gtx Titan X on eBay, buyer sent it back saying it was running hot. Got it back and put it into my system to test and it runs fine and at normal temperatures. Only trouble was, once i’d put my new cards back in and booted up, I got the notice that my C drive was...
  30. Skiron7

    AMD hybrid graphics

    Can you run AMD hybrid graphics with a 2200g Vega 8 and a vega core discrete card ?
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    Acer e15 hibernating and won't turn on

    When i turn on my Acer e15 but it only says hibernating and won't turn on to my desktop home page
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    Laptop just shut down.... It was connected to the charger and the battery was like 70% now I'm trying to switch it on and it i

    My laptop can't switch on.... It was charging and at about 70% but now it can't switch on..what could be the problem
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    GTA San Andreas installation on new computer

    I’m trying to install GTA San Andreas on a brand new computer with WIN 10 and it keeps asking for Direct Play. I followed your suggestion, but it didn’t work. It still asks for Direct Play. If I install DirectX 9, will it mess up DirectX 11 and make GTAV not work? Thanks
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    Laptop to Desktop

    Hi everyone, I recently started building a new pc, i thought it was time to upgrade as i have been using this Alienware 17x for about 6 years now. I wanted to ask what the best solution to essentially putting all my files (games, movies, photos, apps, etc.) onto my new Desktop. I plan on using...
  35. diseasedcrow

    NZXT Kraken X61 690LC Driver issue Fix

    So, I've come here today to guide you through the hell I've been through twice now. I noticed a lot of the question threads with the same topic didn't have much of an answer to help me. I formatted my computer the otherday, and for some reason, for the second time now, I could not get CAM to...
  36. injectant

    PC Starts Perfectly but No Display! Help

    When I start up my pc all the fans turn on, keyboard and mouse. But nothing shows up on my monitor. I tried everything.... Removing the lithium battery and putting it back, cleaning the ram, cmos reset, hold the power button for 30 sec- 1 min. Also tried to use a different gpu, still didnt work...
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    Court Rules: Common-Carrier Status Won’t Protect ISPs From FTC Regulation

    A federal court has ruled on an FTC vs. AT&T case that threatened to leave telecom providers free to conduct unfair business practices in their broadband services by letting them fall into a regulatory gap. Court Rules: Common-Carrier Status Won’t Protect ISPs From FTC Regulation : Read more
  38. R

    High bandwidth usage on lot of services

    From time to time services opens at random, such as svhost.exe(netsvcs) with a insane usage of bandwidth (200,000b/sec) i keep closing those but after like 30 minutes they open again. i disabled windows update but then anothe service came up "update.exe" i googled it and it was the avira...
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    GPU core downclocking help

    Hi, I've got a Gigabyte GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6GB and wanted to see how far i could push it, using MSI Afterburner. My PSU is 750w 80+, so that shouldn't be an issue. After a few hours of tests, i have reached a stable maximum of 2100MHz core and 4800MHz memory. From what i read, this is a...
  40. O

    How much should I raise the FSB?

    Hello! I have a locked CPU (i5 4460S) and I would like to overclock it. Since it is locked the only way to oc is to raise the FSB, but how much? I know that every PC is different but in most cases how much can it be raised before the PC becomes unstable? Thanks!