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    Windows on ARM: a few questions

    Does anyone have experience with Windows on an ARM device? I'm heavily considering getting such a tablet/convertible, specifically the Samsung Galaxy Book2. I'm a bit confused on a couple specific points. 1. Firefox came out with a version specifically for ARM, so that emulation is avoided...
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    Recommendations for tablet and/or tablet keyboard for kitchen (dirty environment) usage?

    I'm interested in a tablet primarily for watching TV/videos at home, with the capability to also use it for traveling, digital note taking, etc. if necessary. I really like watching TV while eating or even cooking, and for this I've been using the original Yoga Book...
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    Phone randomly died for no reason whatsoever. Appears bricked. Can anything be done?

    I'm kind of freaking out... I was charging the phone. It got to 90%, and I picked it up, unplugging it. Checked something on it, pressed power button to turn off screen and set it down again. Came back to it a few minutes later, and... it's dead. Absolutely no response to anything I do. Plugging...
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    Is it really not possible to play BF1 with a 2500K Sandy Bridge CPU?

    Nice. Thanks for the recommendations! I guess I should not have asked for the "best" card that can work with that PSU lol. Sounds like the 1060 will be more than I'm willing to spend now.
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    Is it really not possible to play BF1 with a 2500K Sandy Bridge CPU?

    Well, based on what I'm seeing in the For Sale/Trade thread, <$100? There's a thread from nearly 2 months ago of someone selling a Radeon 470 4GB for $70. Is that normal? I don't even know what the fair price for anything is... But the bottom line is I'm trying to get by as cheaply as possible lol.
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    Is it really not possible to play BF1 with a 2500K Sandy Bridge CPU?

    Oh wow, can't believe I neglected to Google "battlefield 1 on 2500k" before posting... 😆 Now I see that lots of people have explored this question. No, never bothered to even look into it haha. I have this slightly awkward arrangement of 24 GB. 8 GB x2 of PC3-10700 and 4 GB x2 of PC3-12800H...
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    Is it really not possible to play BF1 with a 2500K Sandy Bridge CPU?

    Maybe a stupid question... Sorry if so, lol. I barely play any games, but recently my roommate and I were thinking we want to play Battlefield 1. So, I just wanted to double-check: is it really not possible to set the game to all the lowest settings and play it on my 2500K Sandy Bridge CPU? The...
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    Any recommendations for a session backup add-on for Firefox?

    A few months ago I got burned by Firefox where it crashed and then the session was wiped out. None of my windows and tabs were restored even though I have it set to restore session. I don't recall the precise circumstances but I think it also updated itself, and that had something to do with it...
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    How can one search for files from the Win 10 start menu??!

    What the heck even is the "home folder"? Lol
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    How can one search for files from the Win 10 start menu??!

    I was watching this video, which is about how to (supposedly) recover unsaved WordPad files: If you go to approximately 1:57, it tells you to search for .tmp files on your PC. It says to simply type .tmp into the Start Menu and search for those files. Uhhhhh this is impossible. Below is what...
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    Google Pixel 3

    What needle is this? Where did you find it? Is it a regular needle used for sewing?
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    Google Pixel 3

    Guys, I've found the solution. At least for my phone, the solution is to buy Sony-branded USB-C cables, which can be found on Ebay. Like you, I've tried a few 3rd party cables from Amazon, including from Anker--which is supposedly a more well-known (and better quality?) brand--and they are all...
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    Google Pixel 3

    Hey guys, I found this thread because I searched the forum for something related to USB-C port problems. I've never owned a Google phone, but since it looks like a few people are asking this question about other phones, I'll chime in. I have a Sony XZ1 Compact, and I've had it for like 2 years...
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    Confusion over Win 10 license & product keys

    I really don't know. It was like 4 years ago probably, and I don't remember such a detail at all. It's definitely the Education edition. Which I would only be able to get if I somehow used the software I got from my university. *** I would absolutely love to just leave Laptop 1 as it is...
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    Confusion over Win 10 license & product keys

    Background: I had a desktop PC and a laptop--call it Laptop 1--that both had Win 7 on it. (However, a Win 8.1 disc was included with Laptop 1 because Win 8 had been released already but Dell offered the option of having 7 preinstalled.) Several years ago, I bought a Win 10 Edu license from my...
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    Win7 extended support ending soon - any options?

    Can't you just contact those software vendors to verify for sure if you can transfer the software to Win 10? If you cannot, why not use dual boot? Leave win 7 for only those times when you have to use the software that can't be transferred, and boot into Win 10 for all other use cases.
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    Laptop "sees" much weaker WiFi than phone & other laptop right next to it -- why and what to do?

    Ah, I totally forgot about this! Thanks for the suggestion. Googling "wifi power settings" yields this page, which suggests that the power settings may make a noticeable difference with WiFi performance. Although I do not have a Killer wireless adapter, the page is helpful as a general guide. I...
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    Laptop "sees" much weaker WiFi than phone & other laptop right next to it -- why and what to do?

    Background: I'm temporarily living in a dorm in Germany because I'm on a fellowship. The internet situation here is atrocious; they don't provide WiFi in the dorms for some reason. I found a neighbor who lives on the floor below me who bought service from an ISP, and was willing to share her...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    Oh, I'm pretty sure that's what happened to me, too! I randomly stumbled on the site when they first came back up (pure coincidence because I haven't been doing any torrenting in a long time), and registration was open. I signed up with a username and p/w, and even recorded it among my saved...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    Yes and no. Yes because there's a web page called Demonoid with the exact same look--colors, logo, everything--as before. No because all their old data has been lost. So all the previous accounts are gone, and so are all the torrents, if I understood correctly. They're starting again from...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    I don't know if the respawned Demonoid is any good, but that used to be basically my only source of torrents, years ago. I'd like to have an account again since all the old data was lost.
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    Why did "solutions" to prevent websites from blocking paste stop working?

    I just discovered that I cannot paste account info when trying to add a bank account for my Discover credit card account. I tried it with both Firefox and Pale Moon (a fork of FF). In FF I have the "Don't Fuck With Paste" extension. I added a rule to the extension so that it becomes active on...
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    Anyone know of a good keyboard cleaner?

    I'm looking at getting a device for cleaning keyboards--either laptop or desktop. There's a bunch of junky-looking little USB vacuums out there, and most of them don't look convincing. Especially if it's USB powered, doesn't seem like that would generate enough power to accomplish much. Does...
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    Follow up question. If uninstall all the items and then turn it off in the BIOS, at which point should I turn it back on again? My objective is to do a "fresh" install of everything related to Bluetooth.
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    Oh. No I did not, I didn't know about this. Thanks for that info. What about peripheral BT devices? Like, for example, my old phone is on the list but I don't use it anymore. That also reappears in the list after I uninstalled it.... Why?
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    I'm having incredibly annoying Bluetooth problems with my Yoga Book--which by the way, is a piece of trash of a computer: highly not recommended, mostly because of (as far as I can tell) Lenovo's utter lack of providing driver and other support for this model. Anyway, I tried updating the...
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    Third party *true* virtual desktop software for Win 10?

    I'm looking for a Dexpot alternative because Dexpot is a dead project. It still works okay but somewhat buggy. The problem with googling this is that, for some reason, a lot of people (and reviewers) think that "virtual desktop" is the same thing as the feature that Win 10 has natively -- which...
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Seems to be working fine, as far as I can see. Completed two sales here within the past two weeks or so, and I left and received feedback for each transaction -- I didn't experience any problems with the process. I also sent them a donation of $3 and got an email from them a couple days later...
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Lols. Okay so I sold my two keys through the WTS/B thread here at [H], thankfully. But for future reference, I had the same idea as this: I was likewise thinking I could just print the code on paper and ship it, and refuse to send it digitally. Can anyone confirm if this is safe? Or is it...
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Wait. So when this happened to you, were you not able to take the case to PayPal and/or ebay and have them refund you?
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Hm but then PayPal would still take their side, wouldn't they? If they said the code is not working. Most likely I'll end up sticking to that haha. But it seems like no one on [H] wants to play Fortnite... whereas people were bidding pretty high for it on ebay -- I saw like $100 bids! I wonder...
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Hm, could I just print the code on a piece of paper and then sell it that way? And say in my ad that I will not send the code via message, only via mail (with tracking)? If there's a record of a physical good being received by the buyer, can I be safe that way? Or will I still get screwed if...
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    Is there a way to protect against reversed payment scam for digital key on ebay?

    Sorry that this isn't actually a FS ebay post (yet), but it seemed like the appropriate place to ask... I remember when I used to play EverQuest back in the day, and people bought and sold PP outside the game for $, a common scam was for a buyer of PP to send you the money and then simply...
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    Can't figure out how to clean out malware infection

    I figured it out! It's some kind of false positive! Here's what I did. I have another, secondary laptop/convertible/tablet (Yoga Book), in addition to my main laptop and desktop. I use the Yoga Book only rarely, mostly just for digital handwritten notes, so I did NOT even have Heimdal...
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    Can't figure out how to clean out malware infection

    Eh, no way I'm doing that anytime soon... That would take... days. Huge, huge loss of time to redo all my customizations and get all my software reinstalled.
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    Can't figure out how to clean out malware infection

    Thanks! But I don't have any of these symptoms. My IE homepage is just the normal Bing page, and there are no suspicious plugins in IE, and nothing I don't recognize in my Programs & Features.
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    Can't figure out how to clean out malware infection

    Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. I tried ClamAV but it doesn't work. The image doesn't boot off the flash drive even though the website claims that: Nope. No directions for which distro to use. I used the directions given here at UNetbootin, and nothing happens when I try to boot off it...
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