• Now's your chance win big! Join our community and get entered to win a RTX 2060 GPU, plus more! Join here.

    Pi Cast Episode 3 streams live on Tuesday, August 4th at 2:30 pm ET (7:30 PM BST). Watch live right here!

    Catch Scharon on the Tom's Hardware Show live on Thursday, August 6th at 2:00 pm ET (7:00 PM BST). Click here!


Forum discussion tagged with Ownership.
  1. D

    Question Accidentally changed permissions and ownership on everything on my boot drive, is there any way to fix this?

    I had around 400 or so .tmp folders in the root of my C drive and could only delete them by changing their permissions one-by-one. Getting annoyed at this, I looked up some solutions and ran a couple of commands in the command prompt. While I successfully deleted the files, I realized that I...
  2. R

    My laptop crashes when playing games, one being smite.

    I've had this problem for a while but i've just kinda avoided it but now it's really starting to bug me. So I have a Dell Inspiron 5759 and everytime i play a game on minimum settings, it goes to a black screen and shuts down. This happens for games such as Smite and Fortnite, and when i turn my...
  3. 1

    Laptop making sizzling noise after water damage?

    So I have a Lenovo Flex 2, and I had it on my balcony outside. Someone bumped it and it fell into deep snow. (Canadian problems). The screen basically came off so it's useless but I'm worried about the noise it's making. It sounds like it's sizzling so I'm assuming it's the battery. The problem...
  4. H

    A great bargain

    Went to a local pawn shop in Jacksonville, Florida They had an MSI gaming laptop for $300 Apache pro 5th gen i7 16 GB RAM 970m graphics Awesome find originally posted at over $1200 Always wanted. One but wasn't going to pay that much for it. Long story short pawn shops have great bargains...
  5. J

    Is my GTX 770 running at a good temp?

    I have a: Gigabyte GTX 770 - Idle temp: 46-47 degrees celsius. - Not overclocked i7-3770k - Idle temp: N/A - Not overclocked 1920x1080 HD Display 1280x1024 Display 1280x1024 Display I was wondering if it is normal for this graphics card to idle at that temp? Under full load the GPU temp goes...
  6. T

    CPU won't throttle down

    I just finished my itx build today with a 4790 and Gigabyte H97n-Wifi. It's running well but the CPU is running at a constant 4.0ghz even with speedstep enabled in the bios, any ideas? (CPU utilization is 0-10% at idle).