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If your computer or phone is giving you issues:

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6260 on: April 01, 2024, 02:43:29 AM »
What is the easiest way to know if a charger block or USB C or micro USB is worth keeping?

I have accumulated quite a lot of wires and I don't think I need more than 10 of each category.
I once had 10 or so usb chargers that i didnt need. Made them hefker in a shul and they were taken in no time.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6261 on: April 02, 2024, 03:23:40 AM »
Anyone know of a way to transfer multiple notes in Apple Notes to a single document?
copy paste?
There are a few hundred notes, so hoping for a more efficient way.
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6262 on: April 15, 2024, 01:55:19 PM »
My screens & Dock have both HDMI & DisplayPort, which one should I rather use?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6263 on: April 15, 2024, 03:06:52 PM »
My screens & Dock have both HDMI & DisplayPort, which one should I rather use?
Which ever is more handy, I've had more trouble with DP

(Unless you game)
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6264 on: April 15, 2024, 03:31:23 PM »
My screens & Dock have both HDMI & DisplayPort, which one should I rather use?
correct me if i'm wrong but hdmi is also for sound. if you have sound built into your screens.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6265 on: April 15, 2024, 07:42:28 PM »
How do I find out or change my Windows networking password?

I log into my desktop computer (Windows 10 Pro) using a PIN rather than a password, but when I want to use RDC or connect to shared network drives it won't accept that as a password, I need to find out (or change) the networking password for the user. How do I do that?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6266 on: April 15, 2024, 07:43:26 PM »
How do I find out or change my Windows networking password?

I log into my desktop computer (Windows 10 Pro) using a PIN rather than a password, but when I want to use RDC or connect to shared network drives it won't accept that as a password, I need to find out (or change) the networking password for the user. How do I do that?
It's the same as your user password (not pin)
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6267 on: April 15, 2024, 08:59:22 PM »
It's the same as your user password (not pin)

I never set one up. Only a PIN.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6268 on: April 15, 2024, 09:05:40 PM »
I never set one up. Only a PIN.
Are you signed in with your Microsoft account?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6269 on: April 15, 2024, 09:11:27 PM »
Are you signed in with your Microsoft account?

Possibly. Which creates additional questions, as I have a corporate account and a personal account.

I don't want EVERYTHING syncing with my OneDrive
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6270 on: April 15, 2024, 09:54:31 PM »
Possibly. Which creates additional questions, as I have a corporate account and a personal account.

I don't want EVERYTHING syncing with my OneDrive
Check in the settings, but it should be whatever the password there is IINM. I was always careful not to sign in with a Microsoft account, so not fully familiar. GIYF
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6271 on: April 15, 2024, 11:04:00 PM »
correct me if i'm wrong but hdmi is also for sound. if you have sound built into your screens.

Thats correct, but so does display port...

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6272 on: April 16, 2024, 02:01:05 AM »
Check in the settings, but it should be whatever the password there is IINM. I was always careful not to sign in with a Microsoft account, so not fully familiar. GIYF

But what do I  do about Password? Where in settings do I check?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6273 on: April 16, 2024, 02:03:16 AM »
But what do I  do about Password? Where in settings do I check?
I guess just reset it via CMD
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6274 on: April 16, 2024, 02:25:59 AM »
I guess just reset it via CMD

Syntax?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6275 on: April 16, 2024, 03:39:20 AM »
Syntax?

To change a password in the Command Prompt, type "net user [username] [new password] and press "Enter.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6276 on: May 01, 2024, 03:47:42 PM »
Seems my SDHC card has a virus, it has some weird files with names like "USBC ¬N≈" and "╩;╪m╒ň<.76═" and more. Also a couple of folders with gibberish names. In addition, I'm missing about 250 pictures. Some of those gibberish files have very large file sizes which makes me wonder if they are hiding my pictures inside them. Any ideas how to try to get them back and clean it up? Windows Defender's deep scan didn't find any issues with the card.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6277 on: May 01, 2024, 03:55:15 PM »
Seems my SDHC card has a virus, it has some weird files with names like "USBC ¬N≈" and "╩;╪m╒ň<.76═" and more. Also a couple of folders with gibberish names. In addition, I'm missing about 250 pictures. Some of those gibberish files have very large file sizes which makes me wonder if they are hiding my pictures inside them. Any ideas how to try to get them back and clean it up? Windows Defender's deep scan didn't find any issues with the card.
What computers/devices did you put it in?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6278 on: May 01, 2024, 04:00:25 PM »
What computers/devices did you put it in?
my laptop and my desktop (both Windows). Though I haven't used the desktop since before this happened. I'm using a USB adapter if that makes any difference.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6279 on: May 01, 2024, 07:30:43 PM »
Seems my SDHC card has a virus, it has some weird files with names like "USBC ¬N≈" and "╩;╪m╒ň<.76═" and more. Also a couple of folders with gibberish names. In addition, I'm missing about 250 pictures. Some of those gibberish files have very large file sizes which makes me wonder if they are hiding my pictures inside them. Any ideas how to try to get them back and clean it up? Windows Defender's deep scan didn't find any issues with the card.

What is the file type of the gibberish files?