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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.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #120 on: October 19, 2013, 11:00:09 PM »
Maybe it's a codec issue. Which program did you use to play the DVD? Did you try VLC?
tried em all

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #121 on: October 19, 2013, 11:39:29 PM »
tried em all
Maybe DVD drive is bad or needs cleaning? Or maybe the cable which carries the sound is loose (if they still have that)?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #122 on: October 20, 2013, 11:47:19 PM »
My keyboard shortcuts don't work. I can't seem to find where to turn them on.
I'm sure its a simple thing...
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #123 on: October 20, 2013, 11:56:29 PM »
My keyboard shortcuts don't work. I can't seem to find where to turn them on.
I'm sure its a simple thing...
Which ones? In specific programs or Windows general shortcuts?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #124 on: October 20, 2013, 11:57:30 PM »
Which ones? In specific programs or Windows general shortcuts?
General. Crtl+C etc.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #125 on: October 21, 2013, 12:00:47 AM »
General. Crtl+C etc.
Strange, I've never heard of such a thing. Did you reboot? Make sure the keyboard is plugged in securely?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #126 on: October 21, 2013, 12:01:29 AM »
Strange, I've never heard of such a thing. Did you reboot? Make sure the keyboard is plugged in securely?
It has been like this for a while, I just never got around to taking care of it.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #127 on: October 21, 2013, 01:53:11 AM »
It has been like this for a while, I just never got around to taking care of it.
Wireless, USB?  Possibly a driver issue.  Go to device manager, uninstall the keyboard, then unplug the keyboard, and plug it back in.  It should reinstall automatically.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #128 on: October 21, 2013, 03:17:36 PM »
Wireless, USB? Possibly a driver issue.  Go to device manager, uninstall the keyboard, then unplug the keyboard, and plug it back in.  It should reinstall automatically.
Yup. But does it make sense that everything else works?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #129 on: October 21, 2013, 04:47:28 PM »
Yup. But does it make sense that everything else works?
That is possible, even with a driver problem.  Not the definite cause, but it is worth a try.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #130 on: October 22, 2013, 10:20:35 PM »
I have an Asus laptop with a C & D Drive. I am completely out of space on the default C drive and have attempted to move everyhing I can over to the D Drive.
There is a ton of room on the D Drive (~100gb) and less than 1gb on the C. Does anyone know how I can move space from 1 to the other?? really need help. TIA
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #131 on: October 22, 2013, 10:27:39 PM »
I have an Asus laptop with a C & D Drive. I am completely out of space on the default C drive and have attempted to move everyhing I can over to the D Drive.
There is a ton of room on the D Drive (~100gb) and less than 1gb on the C. Does anyone know how I can move space from 1 to the other?? really need help. TIA
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What version of Windows?  Depending on how the partitions (assuming they are the same physical drive) you can use Windows Disk Manager.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #132 on: October 22, 2013, 10:30:25 PM »
Windows 7. I have tried but I can't figure it out. If someone could help I would even pay I am so desperate. I was told someone "taking over" my computer might take this easier.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #133 on: October 22, 2013, 10:35:09 PM »
Windows 7. I have tried but I can't figure it out. If someone could help I would even pay I am so desperate. I was told someone "taking over" my computer might take this easier.
Where are you located?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #134 on: October 22, 2013, 10:37:06 PM »
Brooklyn.  :(

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #135 on: October 22, 2013, 10:43:56 PM »
Windows 7. I have tried but I can't figure it out. If someone could help I would even pay I am so desperate. I was told someone "taking over" my computer might take this easier.
I cannot login, the only internet access I have is via phone.  I can try to help over the forum...1) backup your D drive to an external hard drive.  2) delete the D partition (I'll give you step-by-step).  3) merge the free space to the c partition (I'll give you step-by-step.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #136 on: October 22, 2013, 10:43:59 PM »
Brooklyn.  :(
Well, I can't help you physically. If you want, you can download TeamViewer and I could access your computer remotely and take a look.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #137 on: October 22, 2013, 10:46:36 PM »
There is also software (such as Partition Magic) that will do the merge without backing up and deleting the partition (a 'live merge'), but there is more that can go wrong doing it this way.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #138 on: October 23, 2013, 10:18:54 AM »
Yup. But does it make sense that everything else works?
Maybe it's your ctrl key, did you try the ctrl key on the right? how about the on screen keyboard, does it work there?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: October 25, 2013, 12:09:04 AM »
I'm in Brookyn, If you still need it resolved feels free to contact me and bring it over