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If your computer or phone is giving you issues:

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ē Restart the computer. Hopefully this will take care of any issues
ē If your problem has not yet been solved, try to Google it. There may be a very simple solution
ē On a Windows computer, a system restore may do the trick.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5355 on: April 23, 2020, 10:56:19 AM »
Windows 10 home & pro
1909?

Either way, like I said I havenít tried it in awhile. Good to know that it still works.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5356 on: April 23, 2020, 04:40:51 PM »
1909?

Either way, like I said I havenít tried it in awhile. Good to know that it still works.
Sorry used similar commands on 1909

Boot to Windows 10 installation disk
Press Shift + F10 to get cmd

Ren C:\windows\system32\utilman.exe uttilman1.exe

Ren C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe uttilman.exe

Reboot

Use Ease of Access icon to get cmd

Can either do
Net user <username> <password>  to change password of user

Or add new user as administrator

Net user <username> /add
Net localgroup administrators <username> /add

Then fix
Reboot to Windows 10 installation disk
Press Shift + F10 to get cmd

Ren C:\windows\system32\utilman.exe cmd.exe

Ren C:\windows\system32\utilman1.exe utilman.exe

 

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5357 on: April 26, 2020, 11:01:18 AM »
Before i sit googling for 10 minutes, what's the easiest way to mirror laptop screen onto another laptop?
Using an HDMI cable? Or wirelessly? meaning what other settings do I have to change aside for clicking one of those F4 or F9 or was it F13...? Thanks guys.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5358 on: April 26, 2020, 11:03:58 AM »
Before i sit googling for 10 minutes, what's the easiest way to mirror laptop screen onto another laptop?
Using an HDMI cable? Or wirelessly? meaning what other settings do I have to change aside for clicking one of those F4 or F9 or was it F13...? Thanks guys.
I don't think HDMI would work as an input on the 2nd laptop. I think there are things you can buy to do that or maybe there's a program that would do this over wifi?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5359 on: April 26, 2020, 11:06:44 AM »
Maybe try this? I haven't done it but it looks pretty simple.
https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/laptop/laptop-second-monitor-3674679/
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5360 on: April 28, 2020, 12:32:13 AM »
Before i sit googling for 10 minutes, what's the easiest way to mirror laptop screen onto another laptop?
Using an HDMI cable? Or wirelessly? meaning what other settings do I have to change aside for clicking one of those F4 or F9 or was it F13...? Thanks guys.
probably too late but pressing the windows key+P you can easily pair another monitor w hdmi in seconds and thereís an option for wireless connectivity as well.

Is anyone familiar with hardware components: Iím looking to replace diodes in a tv. The diode Iím looking for is SR560 and when googling it the specs were 60V 5A SCHOTTKY diode type . I found one called SB560 DIODE SCHOTTKY 60V 5A . not SR
Whatís the difference? Is the voltage the most important part?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5361 on: April 28, 2020, 03:39:14 AM »
probably too late but pressing the windows key+P you can easily pair another monitor w hdmi in seconds and thereís an option for wireless connectivity as well.

Is anyone familiar with hardware components: Iím looking to replace diodes in a tv. The diode Iím looking for is SR560 and when googling it the specs were 60V 5A SCHOTTKY diode type . I found one called SB560 DIODE SCHOTTKY 60V 5A . not SR
Whatís the difference? Is the voltage the most important part?
I managed to pair one with the other with the wireless option, but for some reason only A connected to B while i wanted the opposite way connecting b to a , meaning to project b to a, but didn't seem to work, when i'm bored a different day, i have to play around and see what went wrong. But thanks though.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5362 on: April 28, 2020, 03:41:19 AM »
What's a faster and a more efficient way? I have over 1GB of files(including lots of media), that's on my phone which i'm looking to copy onto a laptop, is it faster to copy from phone to Laptop? Or is cut and paste a better alternative?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5363 on: May 04, 2020, 07:34:23 PM »
What's a faster and a more efficient way? I have over 1GB of files(including lots of media), that's on my phone which i'm looking to copy onto a laptop, is it faster to copy from phone to Laptop? Or is cut and paste a better alternative?
Not sure what your Q is... I hope I am answering accurately.
Simplest is if  your internet/wifi speeds are fast - Google Drive/ Dropbox etc.. is good.
Or depending what kind of  phone you have there are programs they make your phone become USB drive... but that I am sure you know.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5364 on: May 04, 2020, 07:45:24 PM »
Not sure what your Q is... I hope I am answering accurately.
Simplest is if  your internet/wifi speeds are fast - Google Drive/ Dropbox etc.. is good.
Or depending what kind of  phone you have there are programs they make your phone become USB drive... but that I am sure you know.
Basic question is it faster to copy and paste a file? or to cut a file and paste(deleting from it's original location).
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5365 on: May 04, 2020, 07:46:43 PM »
Basic question is it faster to copy and paste a file? or to cut a file and paste(deleting from it's original location).
Same difference
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5366 on: May 04, 2020, 07:48:00 PM »
Same difference
I was asking because it took hours to transfer over one gigabyte of files from my BlackBerry Classic to my laptop.
  Moving it onto an SSD which I though would help speed up the process.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5367 on: May 04, 2020, 07:51:03 PM »
Basic question is it faster to copy and paste a file? or to cut a file and paste(deleting from it's original location).
I think it's almost the same:
1st part is copy from location A to location B in both cases
2nd part is deleting the original, this may add some delay depending on the size or amount of files

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5368 on: May 04, 2020, 07:51:55 PM »
I think it's almost the same:
1st part is copy from location A to location B in both cases
2nd part is deleting the original, this may add some delay depending on the size or amount of files
Also note that it's a different question when copying between devices that are connected via USB, wifi, etc.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5369 on: May 04, 2020, 07:54:04 PM »
I was asking because it took hours to transfer over one gigabyte of files from my BlackBerry Classic to my laptop.
  Moving it onto an SSD which I though would help speed up the process.
Are you using a cable (USB)?