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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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Please post whether or not the problem was fixed

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4080 on: May 17, 2017, 11:08:52 AM »
Thanks for the info!And thanks for the recommendations!

So what would be the advantage of a Dell dock over the StarTech USB 3.0 to VGA adapter?
I don't know the technical differences but the practical difference is that when you want to move your laptop you only need to take out the USB cable going from the dock to your laptop, you can plug both monitors and any other USB devices into the dock.
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4081 on: May 17, 2017, 11:20:42 AM »
I don't know the technical differences but the practical difference is that when you want to move your laptop you only need to take out the USB cable going from the dock to your laptop, you can plug both monitors and any other USB devices into the dock.
Got it, thanks!
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4082 on: May 21, 2017, 05:59:55 PM »
I removed a couple of mail accounts that we're connected to outlook. Now can't open outlook.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4084 on: May 25, 2017, 11:29:55 AM »
@DanH @avromie7 @Yisroel Tech
 I am locked out of my computer, what is this error message about?
 Thanks.
« Last Edit: May 25, 2017, 11:37:09 AM by myi »
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4085 on: May 25, 2017, 12:59:47 PM »
I have two computers that I am trying to combine so that I can get rid of one of them. Many of the files are on both computers but there are also many files that are only on one or the other.

1)What is the best way to insure that I copy all the data before wiping the hard drive?
2)How do I minimize or eliminate the duplication of the files that are currently on both computers?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4086 on: May 25, 2017, 01:00:16 PM »
@DanH @avromie7 @Yisroel Tech
 I am locked out of my computer, what is this error message about?
 Thanks.

Are there any other admin accounts on the machine?

Is the default admin account active?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4087 on: May 25, 2017, 02:02:24 PM »
Are there any other admin accounts on the machine?

Is the default admin account active?
I think there's an admin.(which is never used)
 And this is the sub accnt.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4088 on: May 25, 2017, 02:34:34 PM »
@DanH @avromie7 @Yisroel Tech
 I am locked out of my computer, what is this error message about?
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https://neosmart.net/wiki/corrupt-user-profile
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4089 on: May 25, 2017, 03:25:19 PM »
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4090 on: May 26, 2017, 09:25:10 AM »
Why does Google Chrome think I am in Brazil?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4091 on: May 26, 2017, 11:16:40 AM »
Why does Google Chrome think I am in Brazil?
Cookie leftover from previous visit to Brazilian site? Incognito will confirm this.
Visiting Google from a Brazilian IP address?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4092 on: May 26, 2017, 11:18:16 AM »
Cookie leftover from previous visit to Brazilian site? Incognito will confirm this.
Visiting Google from a Brazilian IP address?
Incognito is in Brazil as well,  I use a VPN but it is not located in  Brazil .
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4093 on: May 26, 2017, 01:23:59 PM »
Incognito is in Brazil as well,  I use a VPN but it is not located in  Brazil .
What do you mean "it is not"? Have you searched for your public IP where it's located?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4094 on: May 26, 2017, 01:27:32 PM »
What do you mean "it is not"? Have you searched for your public IP where it's located?
Yes I did
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