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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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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5431 on: July 02, 2020, 07:24:53 PM »
I'm looking at RAM on crucial.com. For the "speed" row, would the higher numbers be faster?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5432 on: July 02, 2020, 08:48:22 PM »
I'm looking at RAM on crucial.com. For the "speed" row, would the higher numbers be faster?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5434 on: July 07, 2020, 12:25:09 PM »
My computer's browser's won't load any websites, it says "waiting for website". I did a diagnostic test and it says "your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (dns server) is not responding".

Anyone know how to fix this issue?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5435 on: July 07, 2020, 12:28:21 PM »
You can open Command Prompt (search for it in the start menu) and type the following to see if your computer can connect to the internet:

Code: [Select]
ping google.com(press enter)
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5436 on: July 07, 2020, 12:35:38 PM »
How do I know if it connected?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5437 on: July 07, 2020, 12:37:33 PM »
How do I know if it connected?
It will say if it received a reply, that means it connected.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5438 on: July 07, 2020, 12:39:58 PM »
"Reply from 2607:f8b0:4006:803::200e: time=47ms

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5439 on: July 07, 2020, 12:45:17 PM »
So that means your computer is connected to the internet, and something else is causing the browser to not work
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5440 on: July 07, 2020, 01:15:22 PM »
Try power cycling your router and turning on/ off the computers wifi
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5441 on: July 07, 2020, 01:16:00 PM »
you can also try clearing the browser cache (control-shift-delete)
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5442 on: July 07, 2020, 02:19:30 PM »
My computer's browser's won't load any websites, it says "waiting for website". I did a diagnostic test and it says "your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (dns server) is not responding".

Anyone know how to fix this issue?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5443 on: July 07, 2020, 03:11:22 PM »
built in webcam disappeared from my Lenovo Ideapad Flex. Not in even in device manager.
Reinstalled windows and it's still not there.
Any solutions?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #5444 on: July 07, 2020, 03:14:47 PM »
built in webcam disappeared from my Lenovo Ideapad Flex. Not in even in device manager.
Reinstalled windows and it's still not there.
Any solutions?
Exact model?