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    Question Search doesn't work anymore

    Everytime i try to search for something in the start menu or settings, it just closes itself. I saw others threads on this but they didn't get any useful answers.. Any ideas?
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    Question Four calamities at once: Menu, Cortana, Office and Edge won't work.

    I have had four annoying things happen to my Windows 10 computer all at the same time and I cannot get them corrected: The Cortana search box at the bottom left of the screen no longer works. The FIRST time I try to use the start menu is opens but it grayed out and unusable. I click on the...
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    Question GPU Temperature not showing

    Here is my rig: COre i7 4790K Gigabyte H81M HD3 16GB 1600Mhz Ram 1TB HDD 128GB SSd 6x Aigo Fans CoolerMaster 500w Extreme PSU Today I installed Asus Dual Rx 580 8Gb and in MSI afterburner there isn't any option of GPU temperature and also in GPU-Z temperature of GPU is not showing while during...
  4. Pr0Wolf

    Question What can I upgrade from GeForce GTX 550 Ti

    Well, I usually played low-end, but I'm starting to bet bored of it. Any recommendations of what I can get? My Specs are: CPU: Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9500 2.83GHz Ram: 8,00 GB System: Windows - 10 x64
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    Question RX580 Rapid Heat Climb

    So, I have already RMAd my XFX RX580 once, as the first video card literally caught on fire, and violently threw sparks out of my system. Put the old 280 back in, and everything passed every possible stress test, no problem. Got my replacement RX580, and it has an issue, that is intermittent and...
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    Question how do we report broken links to Tom's Hardware

    the preview of Screen Saver looks just fine, but it never actually activates. I've reset the time it should start in 1 minute increments and none actually start
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    Can I get any comments on if this is a good budget (500-550$) build or if there is anywhere that i can improve

    So I just decide to build my first computer and these are all of the parts that i have picked out or been recommended so I was hoping that i could get some advice on here whether or not there is anything that i should change. PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/F8g6bX Price...
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    Windows 10. Upgrade, or fresh install?

    Hi. Just wanna ask, should I make windows 10 fresh install, or upgrade from windows 7/8? The problem is, that my laptop don't support some software, and drivers in windows 10, so I don't know what to do... Thanks.
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    GPU and CPU don't use max power.

    Hi! I have a MSI GE70 2PE Apache pro with i7-4700HQ and a GTX 860M, also 16GB DDR3 RAM. The problem is that games lag and both the GPU and the CPU don't use their max power. Usually only around 40%. Here's a video: https://youtu.be/TeCqdNSiOcE
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading everything in PC except HDD and SSD, will it work?

    I want to keep all my information of my last pc and especially windows. If I just build the computer normally and install my hdd and ssd will my pc boot up normally like my last computer? I dont have a windows usb or the windows code I used. So yeah, if i just install my drives will everything...
  11. rigger922

    Updating Pc need help choosing

    Hello ladies and gentlemen im currently thinking of updating my system i have a budget of 500GBP to update my Mobo/RAM/CPU ive already put to some bundles together here there are, Current build is on my profile. MOBO-MSI - X470 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard RAM- Corsair - Vengeance LED 16 GB...
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    [SOLVED] Can't boot into recovery mode/safe mode with SSD, but I can with my HDD

    Last night, I decided to update windows. Now I can't get past the windows loading screen. It looks like it refreshes or something. The loading wheel freezes up and then my motherboard(msi) logo appears and then the windows logo appears and it repeats. I changed my HDD to boot option #1 and I...
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    [SOLVED] using a SATA to USB 2.0 bridge cable (self powered)

    I've attached a 2006 laptop hard drive using a SATA to USB 2.0 bridge cable (self powered) & I'm using windows 10 --- the device shows up in the device manager but it is not listed in the drives. I've been to "disk management" but I'm stuck there... HELP pls & thank you Click here for my screenshot
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    trying to bulid new pc. how will this hold up for 144hz/120hz 1080p gaming?

    here is a link to the part list i put together https://pcpartpicker.com/user/black.plague214/saved/Tvd7WZ [moved to the appropriate forum - - - moderator]
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    ugrade my pc

    i have a really 10years old pc which i would like to upgrade. I want for home usebut also i will play some light games until i buy a gtx 1060 i will buy: 1. a ryzen 7 1700x( as a future proof cpu that i will keep 6 years and more) 2.mobo Gigabyte AX370M-DS3H (rev. 1.x) 3.Corsair Vengeance LPX...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz CPU with B450 Gaming pro Carbon AC ATX AM4 MOBO. Which RAM sohuld I get?

    I was looking for 3000MHz 2x4GB RAM, but I'm new at this so I don't know which one I should choose. I was considering this but I wanted to know if there are better options out there or if these would cause compatibility issues. I'm on a budget too (no more than 100 euros). Thanks a lot for...
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    I don't know if it is compatible

    So i will change my graphic card soon and i don't know if my motherboard is compatible with GTX 1050ti OC. I know for sure that it's compatible with GTX 1050ti but not for the GTX 1050ti OC...
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    Need to build my friend a computer!!

    Hi just want to know is these specs work for my friend who happens to be a pc game enthusiast. My specs are: POWER SUPPLY COOLER MASTER MWE 550 - 550 WATT 80 PLUS CERTIFIED CABINET ZEBRONICS ILLUSION DUAL 120MM GRAPHICS CARD MSI RADEON™ RX 580 ARMOR 8GB OC DDR5 2XRAM G.SKILL 8GB DDR4 - 3200 MHZ...
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    Does my motherboard have gen 3 or 2 pcie x16?

    Motherboard: DH61HO So Intel's page for the motherboard says it's gen 2 site: https://ark.intel.com/products/66983/Intel-Desktop-Board-DH61HO But the manual I downloaded from Intel's site says it's gen 3. I haven't found a program that says which gen is it, I have tried Speccy and CPU z. Or can...
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    i7 8700K Overclocking

    Im completely new to overclocking and i have a Maximus X Hero, i want to OC to 4.7 GHZ first and if i can, get it to 4.9. Im kinda scared, someone give me a video that does it perfectly please because i dont know who to believe. And should i go for 4.7 straight away or should ido lower first?