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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 #4905 on: June 01, 2018, 06:38:34 PM »
Could be you have the same issue that I have, it defaults to headphones even though there's no headphones connected, and when I set the speaker as default playback device it only saves till I shut down?
How do you set the speaker as default playback?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4906 on: June 03, 2018, 12:50:49 PM »
Asus TP550L- screen shuts off when unplugged. Computer is on and works except for the screen. I tried fiddling with all the power option but no luck so far

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4907 on: June 08, 2018, 01:57:40 AM »
I connect my Laptop to a monitor with an HDMI and have in the past have been able to hear audio from the monitor speaker. I'm still able to hear audio by plugging in headphones into the monitor, but can't her from the monitor itself. Any clue what might be wrong?
Does your monitor have volume control or a mute button?
It might not be a separate physical button but might be on the on-screen menu.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4908 on: June 08, 2018, 08:23:18 AM »
Asus TP550L- screen shuts off when unplugged. Computer is on and works except for the screen. I tried fiddling with all the power option but no luck so far
When it happens try pressing Windows+Control+Shift+B

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4909 on: June 10, 2018, 10:42:36 AM »
When it happens try pressing Windows+Control+Shift+B
a blip but nothing else

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4910 on: June 15, 2018, 01:13:10 AM »
I'm currently using TeamViewer for 3 different PC's. On 2 of them I added them to my account and can access them whenever I want. On the 3rd one however it asks me for the password eqch time it changes even though it's saved as as a PC under my login.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?


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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4911 on: June 15, 2018, 12:30:01 PM »
I'm currently using TeamViewer for 3 different PC's. On 2 of them I added them to my account and can access them whenever I want. On the 3rd one however it asks me for the password eqch time it changes even though it's saved as as a PC under my login.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
Did you set a custom password on the 3rd one (setup unattended access)?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4912 on: June 18, 2018, 11:49:08 AM »
Did you set a custom password on the 3rd one (setup unattended access)?
Nope. It has the standard 4 number password. ( For some reason I didn't get a notification on your message )

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4913 on: June 18, 2018, 12:24:42 PM »
Nope. It has the standard 4 number password. ( For some reason I didn't get a notification on your message )
Try that and see if it fixes it.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4914 on: June 18, 2018, 01:35:44 PM »
Try that and see if it fixes it.
Will do?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4915 on: June 18, 2018, 05:15:45 PM »
Try that and see if it fixes it.
Not working...

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4916 on: June 18, 2018, 05:28:35 PM »
Asus TP550L- screen shuts off when unplugged. Computer is on and works except for the screen. I tried fiddling with all the power option but no luck so far
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4917 on: June 20, 2018, 04:37:34 PM »
Hi all,
I am trying to test a site on a local vm, I edited the hosts file on my Windows 10 pc but the address isn't being resolved to the IP address.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I already ensured that the file is utf8 and I flushed the DNS cache.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4918 on: June 20, 2018, 05:10:00 PM »
Hi all,
I am trying to test a site on a local vm, I edited the hosts file on my Windows 10 pc but the address isn't being resolved to the IP address.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I already ensured that the file is utf8 and I flushed the DNS cache.
Can you access the site by IP address?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4919 on: June 20, 2018, 05:17:46 PM »
Yup
Can you access the site by IP address?