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If your computer or phone is giving you issues:

Please read this before posting: 4 Reasons Why IT People Ignore Your Requests for Help
Restart the computer. Hopefully this will take care of any issues
If your problem has not yet been solved, try to Google it. There may be a very simple solution
On a Windows computer, a system restore may do the trick.
(This is a work in progress, please feel free to add whatever you may feel is helpful)

Please post whether or not the problem was fixed
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4455 on: September 07, 2017, 04:58:31 PM »
Google fixed this:  :D
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/backspace-to-go-back/nlffgllnjjkheddehpolbanogdeaogbc?hl=en
(Sorry if this was already posted.)

Chrome is up to date, and I'm not seeing that fixed. Although I already got used to Tab + Left arrow.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4456 on: September 07, 2017, 05:34:57 PM »
Chrome is up to date, and I'm not seeing that fixed. Although I already got used to Tab + Left arrow.
You need to install what I linked.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4457 on: September 08, 2017, 05:24:54 AM »
You need to install what I linked.

If so, then it's not yet fixed... Although I believe they did it on purpose.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4458 on: September 13, 2017, 11:08:41 AM »
Hi all.
i'm trying to download some footage from my CCTV (not IP based)
i don't have a monitor but my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-3333SLV Signature Edition Laptop) has a port for HDMI but when i plug it in nothing happens.
can anyone please guide me?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4459 on: September 13, 2017, 11:10:00 AM »
Hi all.
i'm trying to download some footage from my CCTV (not IP based)
i don't have a monitor but my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-3333SLV Signature Edition Laptop) has a port for HDMI but when i plug it in nothing happens.
can anyone please guide me?
Your laptops hdmi is for output
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4460 on: September 13, 2017, 11:12:31 AM »
Your laptops hdmi is for output
it doesn't say out it just says HDMI

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4461 on: September 13, 2017, 11:20:48 AM »
it doesn't say out it just says HDMI
It doesn't need to say anything. Standard computer graphics ports are to share the visuals to an external screen, not the other way around (to view visuals from an external source).
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4462 on: September 13, 2017, 11:30:11 AM »
It doesn't need to say anything. Standard computer graphics ports are to share the visuals to an external screen, not the other way around (to view visuals from an external source).
ok thanks.
so what are my other options?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4463 on: September 13, 2017, 11:33:08 AM »
ok thanks.
so what are my other options?
Would be helpful posting a link or model numbers for your CCTV setup.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4464 on: September 13, 2017, 07:33:10 PM »
Hi all.
i'm trying to download some footage from my CCTV (not IP based)
i don't have a monitor but my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-3333SLV Signature Edition Laptop) has a port for HDMI but when i plug it in nothing happens.
can anyone please guide me?

You could most probably also use a DVD player, or connect it to your router and login from your laptop, depending on your DVR's specs.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4465 on: September 18, 2017, 11:28:41 PM »
Is there a data recovery program that would allow me to search my computer for a specific filename? I can't run data recovery on my whole computer (at least not using testdisk or photorec) since I don't have another drive big enough to hold all the files it recovers.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4466 on: September 19, 2017, 02:41:24 AM »
Is there a data recovery program that would allow me to search my computer for a specific filename? I can't run data recovery on my whole computer (at least not using testdisk or photorec) since I don't have another drive big enough to hold all the files it recovers.
You can run the scan on the computer and choose specific files to recover..
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4467 on: September 19, 2017, 07:39:27 AM »
You can run the scan on the computer and choose specific files to recover..
With testdisk it can't even finish running the scan because it tells me that there's no room for the recovered "archive" or whatever they call it, on my external drive.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4468 on: September 24, 2017, 10:18:31 PM »
i am starting school (accounting) i need to buy a laptop i am clueless what to buy.i currently dont own one, can someone advise what company? what features to look for and of course where to get best dealand how much should i expect to spend thanks

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4469 on: September 24, 2017, 10:50:26 PM »
i am starting school (accounting) i need to buy a laptop i am clueless what to buy.i currently dont own one, can someone advise what company? what features to look for and of course where to get best dealand how much should i expect to spend thanks
For a normal (15.6") laptop, I'd say go with a Dell or HP, not less than 8GB of RAM, and not lower than a current generation i5 processor. Expect to pay 500 and something (though you can find deals for cheaper.)

If you're willing to spend more (and you'll get better) than take it up from these all according to what you want to spend.