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  1. Re: Does anyone use Two Factor Authentication?

    Yes I have 2FA for multiple platforms at work and I also have it for things like Battle.net, iTunes and Steam access.

    It is handy, albeit an "additional" step in the login process, but the premise...
  2. Thread: UFB Boradband

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    Re: UFB Boradband

    "Technically" you don't need a "modem" just a router when you have fibre... the fibre cable itself connects to the Internet and the router at your home basically tells your local network devices how...
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    Re: PCWorld and PressF1 Outages

    Yes true, though I wouldn't exactly say.....



    The help given is driven by the forum community not IDG (or whoever owns the PCWORLD domain) - a lot of what happens (administration of the forum...
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    PCWorld and PressF1 Outages

    Is it just me or has the forum been unavailable for like a week... well felt like a week?

    Are the powers that be trying to tell us that PF1 may be laid to rest?

    Just curious....
  5. Thread: Club Laptop!

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    Re: Club Laptop!

    Connect all computers?

    What do you mean? The likely issue you are having is that the "Apple" users are creating their presentations in a different file format than Office which is likely iWork.
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    Re: W10 on M.2 NVMe not opening

    Kioti.... create a Partition Manager Emergency disk and then boot with it. This should allow you to perform operations such as deleting partitions and MBR to GPT conversion. I recently perform the...
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    Re: W10 on M.2 NVMe not opening

    Have you tried booting the system with just the M.2 in the motherboard?

    I see from your motherboard's manual that SATA ports 5 and 6 are disabled when using the M.2 slot but since you're unit is...
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    Re: W10 on M.2 NVMe not opening

    Looks like there could be some corruption on the drive. Have you tried removing the M.2 and then re-seating it or if there is another M.2 slot on your motherboard install it there and see what...
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    Re: New Graphics Card Problem

    What happens if you take the 2060 out and use the onboard video?

    If it still happens then could be mobo===>BIOS related, so check bios is current and yeah as Wainui pointed out check the Intel...
  10. Re: Setting up an Iphone 7Plus after using an Abndroid phone

    Yes this is possible with the iPhone.

    I use Audacity to "edit" the desired audio file - note the iPhone limits the length of the custom tone to 30s max.

    What you need to do....


    Load up...
  11. Re: Error Code 45. No output to HDMI Television.

    Definitely a +1 for ESET, I have been using it for 10+ years now and it is without a doubt one of the best Security offerings out there. You will not regret it.

    As Wainui said it does come with...
  12. Re: Error Code 45. No output to HDMI Television.

    Windows Defender... #useless

    Garry, yeah "beta" drivers are never a good idea but glad you solved things in the end even if it was in a somewhat dubious manner. That's what we in the IT Biz call a...
  13. Re: Error Code 45. No output to HDMI Television.

    Stupid question but are you running the latest or at least a recent driver version?

    AMD is not known for their "timely" driver updating.

    Trying uninstalling the AMD drivers for your card and...
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    Re: New Hard Drive for gaming system

    Well yes and no....

    Most modern motherboards use SATA III which maxes out at a throughput of 600MB/s (or 300MB/s for SATA II). Via that connection, most SSDs will provide Read/Write speeds in the...
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    Re: Add .srt subtitles to .mp4 video using FFMPEG

    You may need to add the location (path) to ffmpeg to your "Environment Variables" in System.

    Control Panel----->System----->Advanced System Settings----->Environment Variables
    1) Under User...
  16. Thread: Data Usage

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    Re: Data Usage

    Usage through your computer only.
  17. Thread: Data Usage

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    Re: Data Usage

    Where did you find this usage info?

    If it was within Windows then that's showing you the amount of traffic that has gone through your the computer's Wi-Fi connection.

    I doubt this would be the...
  18. Re: Update to Win 10 Build 1903-Installation Failed

    Updated to 1903 on Saturday... took about 25 minutes 2 restarts.

    All seems to well and the issues about File Explorer here appear to now be resolved too.
  19. Thread: PSU Whining

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    Re: PSU Whining

    I would start by giving it a clean.... The Corsair's are pretty solid and a 7-10 lifespan is a reasonable expectation, the last one I had was 11 years old before I ditched it and there was nothing...
  20. Thread: DNS Issue

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    Re: DNS Issue

    Flush your DNS cache.... ipconfig /flushdns

    Clear your browser cache

    Restart your modem

    See if the issue remains
  21. Re: M.2 NVMe SSD and / or V-NAND SSD..best set up use

    Have you initialized and/or created a partition on the EVO?

    Go to Control Panel--->Administrative Tools--->Computer Management--->Disk Management and see if the EVO is showing up but has an...
  22. Thread: Gadgets

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    Re: Gadgets

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 4 cores/4 threads

    This is most likely your bottleneck, though you would probably see a reasonable increase in performance by bumping your memory up to 16GB.

    Unless...
  23. Thread: Gadgets

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    Re: Gadgets

    What are your computer specs?
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    Re: Best free anti-virus

    +1:punk

    Whilst I understand that free is always a good option and Defender isn't bad though not the best option... you can't beat a good paid for solution.

    Having gone through a host of free...
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    Re: Dead computer...PSU or Mobo???

    Where are you located Kiotimak?

    I have an Asus P8Z77VL-X mobo, Gen3 i7 (3770K) CPU, 16GB of DDR3 RAM and it has a Seidon 120 sealed CPU water-cooler.

    It's yours gratis if you're interested.
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