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If your computer or phone is giving you issues:

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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 #3000 on: July 10, 2016, 05:46:15 PM »
Hi I installed new ssd in my laptop did disk cloning . Right away  it boot up fine. but after that it just wont boot after restarting bunch of times it sometime boots properly. Any ideas greatly appreciated

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« Reply #3001 on: July 10, 2016, 06:00:39 PM »
Since it's temporary, you don't really need a bracket as long as you can find a stable surface for the drive. But if you're nervous about it, you can use something like this: 2.5 Inch to 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Disk Drive Mounting Kit
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3002 on: July 10, 2016, 06:10:30 PM »
Hi I installed new ssd in my laptop did disk cloning . Right away  it boot up fine. but after that it just wont boot after restarting bunch of times it sometime boots properly. Any ideas greatly appreciated
What's the error?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3003 on: July 11, 2016, 04:45:53 AM »
What's the error?
it just gives like a blue flash and starts restarting again and again. Thank you.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3004 on: July 11, 2016, 05:37:02 AM »
it just gives like a blue flash and starts restarting again and again. Thank you.
Which operating system?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3005 on: July 11, 2016, 02:14:13 PM »

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3006 on: July 11, 2016, 02:30:42 PM »
it just gives like a blue flash and starts restarting again and again. Thank you.
You mentioned that sometimes it does boot successfully. The next time it does, open start menu, right click computer, properties, advanced system settings on left, advanced tab, startup and recovery settings, uncheck "automatically restart", hit OK on both windows. The next time it happens, instead of seeing a blue flash it should stay on the blue screen, and you will be able to make a note of the exact error message and post it here

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3007 on: July 11, 2016, 05:35:21 PM »
You mentioned that sometimes it does boot successfully. The next time it does, open start menu, right click computer, properties, advanced system settings on left, advanced tab, startup and recovery settings, uncheck "automatically restart", hit OK on both windows. The next time it happens, instead of seeing a blue flash it should stay on the blue screen, and you will be able to make a note of the exact error message and post it here
ok great thank you so much will try later!

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3008 on: July 11, 2016, 07:18:32 PM »
You mentioned that sometimes it does boot successfully. The next time it does, open start menu, right click computer, properties, advanced system settings on left, advanced tab, startup and recovery settings, uncheck "automatically restart", hit OK on both windows. The next time it happens, instead of seeing a blue flash it should stay on the blue screen, and you will be able to make a note of the exact error message and post it here
looks a bit complicated to write out so here is screen shot. Weird thing is that when i pressed the enter button while booting it helped it boot properly. This screen appears sometimes even in middle of session after computer is on for a while.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3009 on: July 11, 2016, 08:50:10 PM »
looks a bit complicated to write out so here is screen shot. Weird thing is that when i pressed the enter button while booting it helped it boot properly. This screen appears sometimes even in middle of session after computer is on for a while.
Start>my computer>right click>manage>device manager
Check if anything has a yellow exclamation point
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3010 on: July 11, 2016, 09:25:26 PM »
Start>my computer>right click>manage>device manager
Check if anything has a yellow exclamation point
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3011 on: July 12, 2016, 05:27:18 PM »
Start>my computer>right click>manage>device manager
Check if anything has a yellow exclamation point
no.
Any thoughts? Thanks.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3012 on: July 24, 2016, 09:12:20 AM »
At http://www.staples.com/, when I click on "Shop deals", then "coupons", they don't load. I get: an error occurred while processing this directive.

I tried different browsers; no luck.
Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3013 on: July 24, 2016, 11:00:29 AM »
At http://www.staples.com/, when I click on "Shop deals", then "coupons", they don't load. I get: an error occurred while processing this directive.

I tried different browsers; no luck.
Any suggestions? Thanks.
Works for me.
Try:
http://www.staples.com/coupons/?icid=HP:HP:DEALSDROP:COUPON:TEXT:WEEKLY:20140101:0
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3016 on: July 24, 2016, 09:43:13 PM »
+1 Something must be wrong on your end.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3017 on: July 24, 2016, 09:43:55 PM »
Thanks, but not working.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #3019 on: July 25, 2016, 07:18:28 PM »
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