Forum discussion tagged with software.
  1. O

    Question Is MajorGeeks website safe to download from?

    Hi everyone, is MajorGeeks website safe to download from? I downloaded LatencyMon software from the following link: Many thanks.
  2. H

    Question Win11 frequently freezes / crashes - but not when VM is up

    Hey all, I'm running into very weird problems and before pulling off the great reset, wanted to ask whether anyone could figure out the root cause - it seems rather unique from the symptoms... So, running Win 11 on a ryzen 9500x here (full specs at very end). System is freezing more and more...
  3. Assassin Iron Man

    Question Evil Disk Read Issue ?

    This one’s quite a lengthy read, but I’d appreciate it if you’re a tech wizard who could help. I made an audio file of this story to make it easier to digest: Backstory: So, a few days ago, I was trying to design a script for my controller while simultaneously asking ChatGPT questions on...
  4. dai1999em00

    Discussion Which testing tool is most helpful for testers?

    [Moderator note: Moving post from Apps and Software to Opinions and Experiences. More applicable category.] As a tester I usually use testing tools like Selenium, TestingWhiz, TestComplete, Ranorex. As a software tester, what testing tools do you find useful?
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    Question Is there a limit to uninstalling and re-installing software?

    Hi everyone, is there a limit to installing and uninstalling software, like games? I'm not talking about in terms of a service having x amount of installs allowed, I mean in terms of the PC and doing any damage to it. Many thanks.
  6. HerbertSherbet

    Question Recommended software for recovering deleted files?

    I'm using Windows 10 Pro version 22H2 and I'm going through some old hardware. I'm curious to see what I may have deleted off of them so long ago and if anything can be recovered. There are no stakes. I've known about the potential for file recovery for a long time and want to see what that...
  7. supr4

    Question Driver problems with Radeon R9 270X ?

    I need help with a new graphics card that I bought, this card is used and I got it very cheap (I will try to summarize as much as possible) I question that when I put it on my pc and install the most recent drivers (Adrenalin 22.6.1 Recommended (WHQL ) 6/23/2022) what started to happen is that...
  8. SparkyTech934

    Question Suggestions for complete server backup program

    Hi All, I'm currently running Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition on an HP Z640 Workstation. I also utilize Hyper-V and run VMs within the host. Up until this point I have been using the included Windows Server Backup program as part of the standard windows features. While it works fine for...
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    Question PC reboots but not on stick

    PC was working fine until the other day, when i had to force restart it. Now it keeps on restarting whenever I try to turn it on the normal way (I'll get to that in a second). Before the force restart I had windows 10 installed in it; after the tragic day whenever it had the windows logo...
  10. brianops1

    Question HP Omen overclocking Issue / underclocked ?

    I'll try to keep this short. I have been having issues with my HP Omen 15 en0xxx laptop (running Windows 11). I figured out that the issues was my CPU overclocking itself since the first day I purchased it. I then recently figured out that setting the Minimum and Maximum processor state power to...
  11. stewuie

    Question Disk cleanup not running after i cleanned the %temp%, temp, prefetch files?

    I am completely unsure what caused this but i was cleanning my pc by using the run command and entering %temp%, temp, prefetch files and i deleted all files from those folders. I double checked to be sure if i didnt uninstall important and all were unnecessary not important. And once i did that...
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    Question Every game I try to play crashes ?

    Around 4 days ago every game I tried to play started crashing, after that in most games I see a window of amd failing drivers but it's not on all games, tried with fresh install and nothing changed, also I tried memtest to see if the ram have issues but it didn't found any errors (not sure if I...
  13. nubuntu20.04

    Question Can I install doom 64 or dos operating system or any app or os on fitpro smartwatch

    I have a fitpro smartwatch with 64 mb ram and 64 mb rom and I want to game on it I can connect keyboard to it and mouse and connect it to pc all fitpro use same motherboard please help me and yes I am serios
  14. _VicLP

    Question Secondary NVMe slot not working after installing new GPU ?

    Hello guys hope someone can help me, I just upgraded my old pc with a new GPU and PSU, after I installed all the new components the pc started but went into the bios and a green led started to pop out, I removed the secondary NVME slot and the pc started correctly then I moved the NVME with...
  15. njuser66

    Question Copy NTFS Permissions

    I have been checking out reviews and articles for Teracopy, Robocopy, Cho EazyCopy and Fastcopy. If I decide to go with Fastcopy (which seems to be widely liked and faster than alternatives , I wanted to make sure I select the options correctly assuming I want an exact duplicate of the original...
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    Question REDMAGIC Studio won't start anymore ?

    Hello, RedMagic Studio doesn't start on my pc anymore. Once i got my phone the program did work. But haven't touched the program for a few weeks after that, and now it won't run. Now i want to use it again but it won't start anymore. Since it's been a few weeks i have no idea what changes I...
  17. RakkenTi

    How to stop windows randomly resizing upon mouse clicks

    Hi there, I have a fairly new and updated setup: x570 ASUS TUF, 5800x, 6900xt, Windows 11, But recently when I play games or do anything in windows the program i am focused in would randomly go through one of these problems when I click: - Game like valorant literally goes in between my two...
  18. jnjnilson6

    Discussion When Did It Begin? 386 to i9-13900KS

    When do you think that moment first started to take place, inadvertently at first, later massively and boldly, onto the exponential cadence of hardware and software development? Say, in the early 1990s there was a lot of software doing synonymous things the software of today does. Yet you could...
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    Intel Core to Ryzen Core

    I recently switched to a ryzen core from some ancient dusty i5, as well as improving many other things in the PC. Recently, I have been surfing through my computer and am finding numerous applications and background processes that all have intel in the name. Due to no longer using anything intel...
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    Question programs not working after rolling back to windows 10

    (a quick background I was trying out windows 11 it was working fine until my desktop keeps freezing and i couldn't interact with it so i rolled back to windows 10 when a new problem started) some of my programs that i use(steam, discord and browsers) have been crashing constantly or have slow...
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    Question PC randomly not working properly

    Hello, so yesterday my PC was running fine like it should be. Tonight, I launched a game (Marvel Spiderman Remastered Steam for example) and it kept crashing saying that dxgi error (google it you'll know). Once it crashed I launched it again a few more times and it crashed every time then I ran...
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    Question HELP!!

    I just made a new pc, I downloaded Windows 10 install media onto a usb andI booted it and it came up with "Reboot and select proper boot device" I was using an old USB drive. I'm now using a new USB with windows on it, I boot up and it comes up with "An operating system wasn't found try...
  23. SocratesCrab

    Question Why will my computer not download a driver?

    tried to pull a driver from this website and others that's spouse to allow me to edit my Utech smart mouse yet it keeps showing up as a word document instead. Tried from they're website and from this one both show up as a word doc. Any help would be appreciated.
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    Question Asus Software Advice

    Hey all, so I've recently built a PC with some RGB and, due to one or two of my parts being from different manufacturers, decided it'd be easier to manage with a more unified solution (e.g. signalRGB), the problem is I have an ASUS motherboard that constantly spins up services and processes that...
  25. onlythefreshness

    Question Random black screens during gameplay and casual use. Unable to resolve.

    Windows 11 home i-5 12600k Asus TUF z690 Corsair ven pro 3600 16gb 5700xt Corsair 650w gold Hello, I have been running into an issue for the last few weeks and need some help finding a resolution. During gameplay and casual use such as web surfing, my PC will black screen and become...
  26. raptor2012rom

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 doesn't install updates anymore

    Hi guys. Title sums it up. Since december 2022 , Windows updates keeps failing after the restart at 97% or so. I think the first update that failed was December 13 (KB5021233) , I just paused the update wand waited for teh next ones thinking that might fix it but no go , 2 more updates since...
  27. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] What happens to the old motherboard BIOS version after updating it?

    Greetings, I just got this air of thought about what happens to the old BIOS version of a motherboard, does it get sandwiched? Like does the new version of a BIOS lays itself on top of the old one? Or does the old BIOS version and everything about it gets deleted and gets completely replaced...
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    Question PC freezes then displays WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR blue screen error coxe

    Looking for some advice please as I’m at a loss with what to do. About a week ago my pc started running extremely slow & laggy especially when using the taskbar or going into settings then when the lag got to much for the pc to handle it would crash and display a BSOD WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR...
  29. Miata

    Question Both DualShock 4 controllers are pressing buttons by themselves ?

    So both controllers start with the l2 button rarely pressing by itself, then slowly it happens faster and then later the same thing happens to the r2, its 100% some kind of software problem because the exact same thing happens on both of them and doesnt happen on a playstation 4. I tried...
  30. PsychoPsyops

    [SOLVED] Bluebeam Revu Alternative

    Hello all, We at a small business are looking for an alternative to Bluebeam Revu and one without a subscription model. Bluebeam Revu is a robust pdf viewer and mark-up tool that we use for large-scale drawings in the construction field and prominently dealing with duct work. We have been...
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    Question How to fix input lag: nvlddmkm.sys and dxgkml.sys drivers

    My problem would be that for some reason I have an input lag and it's only and I looked in this program and it's because of 2 things LATENCY MON _ CONCLUSION _ Your system appears to be suitable for handling real-time audio and other tasks without dropouts. LatencyMon has been analyzing...
  32. O

    Question Problems with Gigabyte

    Hi! (this is a long text but if u read it thanks ;) ) This is kind of a rant and also a question. I was playing with my pc today (specs in earlier posts) and minding my own business. I have a gigabyte mbod and ofc didn't mind the software, which is known to <Mod Edit> destroy pcs. Well yea so i...
  33. Thurgos

    Question MSI afterburner randomly setting power limit to ~55% on my 2070S

    It was the windows update before last that caused this. As the title says, MSI afterburner keeps resetting my power limit, even when locked. I noticed this a few days ago when some games were crashing due to insufficient memory, checked afterburner, and set the limit to 100. Kept resetting. I...
  34. Smithjohny039

    [SOLVED] How to Burn MP4 to DVD for Free on Windows/Mac

    "I've got a movie in mp4 format on my hard drive. How can I burn this MP4 movie onto a DVD disc for playback on my home DVD player? this just a waste of time? there a way to convert the mp4 format into something playable on a DVD player?" Any recommended software?
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    Question Malicious software and hardware in mouse?

    Hello I assume a mouse like Logitech G302 can hold some data? Since it autoruns software / driver, when you connect it. 1. Can you transfer malicious software to a mouse like Logitech G302, and then use it to infect a computer with malicious software? 2. Can you scan a mouse like Logitech...
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    Question ReBAR not enabled in BIOS when it is?

    I meet all requirements to use ReBAR except having it on in BIOS when i do. I used GPU-Z to check. I updated my BIOS to the latest on the website, I updated my drivers, i turned on ReBAR Support in my BIOS. My specs are GPU: MSI 3070 gaming X trio CPU: Intel I5-12600k RAM:32 GB 3600mhz...
  37. O

    Question Disappearing text and games crashes, can’t install GeForce Experience either

    I’m trying to help my friend who bought a pre-owned computer. The last owner said he had some problem installing GeForce Experience and sometimes drivers so he sold it cheap for 500$. We thought it would be an easy fix but turns out we were wrong. Nothing wrong when you stay in BIOS so I...
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    Question TPM 2.0 not showing in windows but on in bios

    in order to play valorant you must have tpm 2.0 and secure boot enabled so i went into my bios ( version {"ALASKA - 1072009", "A.50", "American Megatrends - 5000D"}) idk if thats correct butyeah i just typed a command into cmd secure enabled no problems but tpm 2.0 thats another story i went...
  39. moehamm

    Question EA anti-cheat is getting deleted everytime I install it, what might cause the conflict? And where can I find logs?

    What I tried: I tried to turn off my windows anti-virus and install it, it got deleted. Installed and re-Installed manually, and still got the same problem it got deleted. Deleted and Installed the whole game and nada. Steam needs to install it everytime I run an EA game (Apex, FIFA, etc..)...
  40. Julianschardt

    Question b1initializelibrary failed 0xc0000001. PLEASE HELP

    lenovo legion t5 AMR26 pc won’t boot after power surge i keep getting the same error code, i have tried to do a factor reset and everything but no luck