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ttopp
1 day ago

I got a refurbished Lenovo laptop recently, and one of the keys on the keyboard isn’t working. I blew it out with canned air, and there...

Tags: key, keyboard, laptop |
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dthomas
4 days ago

How do I setup multiple monitors using Windows 8.1?

zeeman
1 week ago

I’m sure this is sounds silly to Mac users, but I grew up with C64s and DOS before moving onto Windows and I don’t have a lot of experience with Macs....

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cuetip
1 week ago

My monitor is nice a large and clear, but one corner has a problem with backlight bleed. Whenever the image on the screen is dark, it has a light corner...

ernard
1 week ago

If there are no moving parts in a CPU, thus removing friction from the equation, what is happening that causes it to get hot when it is under a heavy load...

Tags: cpu, heat |
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mandril
1 week ago

In the CPU “arms race” one thing that hasn’t seemed to be increase much over the past few years is CPU speed. In fact, some older PCs have CPUs with faster...

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blackdog
1 week ago

Are the terms pretty much interchangeable, or is there an actual hardware difference between the two?

Tags: PC, workstation |
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bcastle
1 week ago

I just spilled a can of Coke on my PC's keyboard. I’ve unplugged it and have it upside down on paper towels. What else can I do to clean it so that I don’t...

tganley
1 week ago

You know those large McDonald's coffees, the really big ones? I knocked one of those over on my keyboard this morning. On the upside, I...

Tags: keyboard, repair, spill |
6 Answers |
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Advanced Micro Devices wants to help gamers build cheaper, smaller desktops through new processors the company started shipping on Thursday
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Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it's far from the only company that's applied for such approval.
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