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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 #45 on: June 13, 2013, 03:27:24 AM »
K. The one I once replace involved removing quite a few screws and some of the casing.
on some laptops you might have to pop off the piece of plastic on the top of it,  but still shouldn't take more then 2 minutes
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #46 on: June 13, 2013, 02:08:40 PM »
Any good videos/articles that you know of that show how to do it?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: June 13, 2013, 02:16:16 PM »
Search youtube for *your model laptop* replace keyboard.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2013, 11:14:48 PM »
Sound on Windows media player turns off after about a min playing,anyone can help?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: July 22, 2013, 11:19:34 PM »
on any clip or specific clips.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: July 22, 2013, 11:28:19 PM »
on any clip or specific clips.
ya only one (have not think about that, I guess that video is corrupted?)

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: July 23, 2013, 05:36:21 PM »
Help!
I'm out of the country and I forgot my notebook password.
I don't have any driver's etc here and I'm not very tech savvy to understand the tech language to know what to do now.
Is there anything I could do?
I have a dell windows 8 notebook
Thanks

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: July 23, 2013, 05:50:57 PM »
Many Options. Hirens boot CD have some options.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: July 23, 2013, 06:18:46 PM »
Many Options. Hirens boot CD have some options.
Thanks
I gave it to some technician and he did it for me.
Thank you

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #54 on: August 20, 2013, 10:44:15 AM »
Any way to uninstall/delete all programs files etc that I installed/downloaded on my computer since I got it or it's gotto be done manually?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #55 on: August 20, 2013, 10:46:51 AM »
centro - You basically want to make  a factory restore?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2013, 10:50:51 AM »
centro - You basically want to make  a factory restore?
Correct, that won't delete the programs that was installed on it when I purchased it? If so then how's it done?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #57 on: August 20, 2013, 10:56:04 AM »
What programs are you refering to.
There can be programs on there from when you purchased it, that may likely have been added on only after the windows installation.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #58 on: August 20, 2013, 10:58:16 AM »
What programs are you refering to.
There can be programs on there from when you purchased it, that may likely have been added on only after the windows installation.
Never mind that, how do I restore?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #59 on: August 20, 2013, 11:10:06 AM »
Never mind that, how do I restore?
It depends on your manufacturer and model.  Many computes have a restore partition that you can access by hitting F10 (sometimes, F2 or F12) right when you turn on the computer (before the Windows screen comes on).  It usually called 'boot options', or the like.  From there you will have options such as 'boot to hard drive' and 'boot to cd rom'.  One option may be, 'boot to system restore' (or something similar).  Select that option and follow the steps.  Note that this will remove your data and programs (many times it gives you a backup option,  but not always).  If the above steps do not work, let me know.