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    Firefox Gurus... how can I disable 'You have new Updates' nag in the Registry?

    When Firefox recently disabled FVD Speeddial (which is essential to me) I had to back up to a prior version of FF and then I disabled automatic updates in FF setup. Now I'm getting an unacceptable level of 'nags' every time I open a webpage reminding me to Update - How can I turn these reminders...
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    What does your Desktop look like?

    I recently had a corrupted Win10 update and got ticked off enough to wipe/reinstall windows. White tiles are just games that haven't been relaunched since on the Steam games drive. Utilities on left, then the columns of the wife's games, then my 'usual' games, then other games on the right...
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    Newb to cell phones... wife wants something cheap & simple

    Ok, we admit it... we're just about the last people left in this country without a cell phone! Our AT&T landline service is getting increasingly intolerable. The bill gets higher and the service (and sound quality) gets worse. Our line goes dead or crackly after every rainstorm, and despite...
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    Wireless RGB Mouse recommendations for big hands/thumbs, lol

    Currently using a Logitec G203 and it's alright (good hand feel) but I'm starting to find the cable a bit irritating. I'm considering the Corsair Harpoon but I'm a little concerned about the two side buttons. The trouble with most 'gaming' mice for me is that my big thumbs are always hitting a...
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    Looking for 'value' PC Wireless Gaming Headset

    My Corsair HS50's have broken beyond the point of re-re-repair (plastic headband connects to headsets are stupid fragile) :/ Looking ideally for something in the $50-70 range. I'd have bit the bullet and ordered a HS70 from the Corsair Refurb site, but they're showing sold out atm. All things...
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    Firefox constantly crashing since latest updates

    Win10's new big update? Firefox?? Thought I had it fixed by manually re-dl'ing MS updates + reinstalling Firefox... but still getting sudden crashes /running out of ideas
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    GIGABYTE RX5700XT GAMING OC 8G - what disc software comes with this?

    I just bought an open box at MicroCenter ($339) but it didn't come with anything else other than the box. I've already dl'd the latest Adrenalin 20.1.4 drivers and Gigabyte Horus Engine - any other software that I should have had with this?
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    AMD Black Friday

    View Online Don’t wait until tomorrow. Shop our Black Friday deals today and save on featured AMD products*. AMD RYZEN 5 3600X From Amazon Build now with AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler Now $199.99 Buy Now AMD RYZEN 7 3800X...
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    Gaming Black Friday Sales

    Steam: Green Man: Fanatical: and of course... Is...
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    Black Friday 2019 Deals?

    Post'em if you've got them. /looking for a 2-in-1 cheap laptop/tablet & a gaming video card
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    New Office Build - 2700X or 3600?

    New build for my sister to replace a 10 year-old Dell. She runs strictly MS Office 2010 and Photoshop - zero gaming. The 2700X is golden for heavy multitasking, but the 6-core 3600 might perform just as well for her. Both are nearly identical in price right now - so for NON-GAMING, what wins...
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    Best Buy Card for Photoshop/Office PowerPoint Productivity - New Build

    Building a new system for my sister to work on. Mostly MS Office/Photoshop - zero gaming. Searching NewEgg GPUs between $100-150 only got two hits - both RX 470/480 cards. Decent cards - but maybe slightly overkill? Any better suggestions? /Ryzen 2700X or 3600 system //has decent Samsung...
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    Does any know specs on the Dell Inspiron 5676 Desktop motherboards

    My sister needs a brand new PC for office productivity and likes Dell. I think (nearly positive) I should just build her one instead... The Inspiron 5676 does feature a very acceptable Ryzen 2700X processor, but their specifications say nothing about the quality of the MB. Some older comments...
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    Slightly OT?... looking for a programmable thermostat

    Well, I suppose since most thermostats have wifi now, they sort of count as gadgets... lol I need a programmable thermostat recommendation. But... must use 4-wire connection only - NO C-Wire! One box simple DIY solution - no 'watch this YouTube' to make brand X work I don't need the wifi...
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    Looking for inexpensive 2-in-1 Laptop/Tablet

    My six year-old Toshiba i5 laptop has died and MicroCenter can't get a replacement power supply for it, so I really need a portable replacement. I bought my wife a HP Pro X2 612 G1 12.5" Tablet PC - Core i5 (4302Y) 1.6GHz Dual Core - 256GB SSD - 8GB RAM - WiFi - FHD Touchscreen - Windows 10 Pro...
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    Push/Pull Fans on 360mm Radiator?

    I'm thinking about a side mounted 360mm radiator strictly for a GPU w/c loop and I'm a bit concerned about available space for adding 6 120mm fans to it. Does anyone have any thoughts or experience on these push/pull fan options, one way or the other? slim fans on a regular thickness radiator...
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    Thinking about a GPU water loop...

    I already have a Corsair H115i 240mm rad handling my cpu cooling (quite decently) and since I'm not doing any major component upgrades this year (except GPU) I really don't want to get too carried away and start reinventing the wheel. I'm thinking about perhaps replacing my RX 580 with either a...
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    Ryzen Zen 2/X570 - any 4x4 Quad Memory Improvements?

    Early days still... But has anyone heard any rumors about better quad-channel memory support? For Ryzen 1000/2000 series, anything above dual wasn't optimal - is this still the case? /optimally, would like to add another pair of 8GB TridentZ's to my next upgrade plans
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    Upgrade from Corsair Air 540

    I'm not doing any system upgrades until next year, but I'm starting to think ahead a bit. I love my Air 540... but it's starting to show it's age. I know in theory that it has been semi-replaced by the 570X series, but those don't have quite the same air flow and are just a little too tall to...
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    HGST Ultrastar 8TB 7200 RPM 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" HDD

    Newegg promotions (sale ends Wednesday) Folks lately here have been bemoaning that NewEgg didn't seem to sell these anymore... The BEST/MOST RELIABLE HDD's available... but almost sold out now :/ I have probably bought eight of these over the years for work/home - and ought to buy 1-2 more just...
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    I need new Computer Headphones... recommendations?

    My old Technics RP-HT116's have died and I need a new pair to plug into my Cyber Acoustics CA-3810 Computer Speakers. I don't voice chat/TeamSpeak, so no microphone wanted - this is just to play games, music and YouTube at night on the computer without disturbing the wife. Must have plain...
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    Just wondering... external Raid enclosures for SSD's?

    Seeing a few threads lately about various cheap 500/1000gb SSD's, I was wondering if any vendor had created an external Raid enclosure for stacking 6-10 SSD's together in a single virtual array? That (eventually) might be a way to retire an older (but big) HDD... or would the external link lose...
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    Corsair Cyber Monday Sale - 20% Off Not sure if the...
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    Steam game keys from Fanatical? Not working so well for me :(

    Fanatical is showing a 15% discount pre-launch sale price on Farming Simulator 19 and I'm wondering how the deal works out of buying a Steam Key from them, then activating on Steam. Also, since I've never bought from these guys, how legit is Fanatical? If there's even a 5% chance that their...
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    Paradox sale on Steam

    Most titles 50% off, which is Ok... Most DLC's (far, far too many) mostly 30% How many DLC's does EU4 have now? Over 100?? /was hoping to pick up all of the Stellaris DLC's... but still not cheap enough :/
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    DVD case label printing software?

    I've got a stupid TV, so I have to sneakernet most things via my DVD/Bluray player... so I end up with stacks of loose discs everywhere. I've got an old copy of Meritline EZ Label Lite that I've been using, and it works, but doesn't have much in the way of features. Is there anything...
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    Corsair 'Up to' 50% sale

    [Not even remotely Warm, at least for me :( ] 'Up To' 50% Coupon Code: TREASUREHUNT...
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    Corsair Refurb Center promo codes?

    Has anyone seen any discount promo codes lately for Corsair's Refurb site? They had a great discount code for the Memorial Day weekend... and nothing since then, as far as I can tell. Was hoping to buy a few more things (with a discount) over Labor Day, or later this fall. Post if anyone...
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    Water Cooling solutions for RX 580?

    Ok, it's a hot summer and the a/c in my computer room sucks (another issue)... My Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ LE is running temps on average of 45c on idle (MS Office/Firefox), gaming at 74c with peaks at 80c. Fan is peaking at only around 60%, so that suggests that I really shouldn't be too...
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    Need a 2k-4k FreeSync Monitor

    MUST be no more than 25-1/2" wide (physical measurement) to fit inside my desk hutch. I suppose that would be about 27" corner-to-corner FreeSync a must. Cost is a slight issue. Probably smarter to go 4k, but only running a RX 580 right now until Navi Use is 80% office stuff + 20% gaming...
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    Query ~ Your alternative to eBay for Sellers?

    Sorry if this the wrong place for this, but it seems pertinent... I've been selling on eBay for just over twenty years now (not tech stuff) and it seems that nearly every year eBay does something to make the buyer/seller relationship worse - and increasingly dysfunctional. Small sellers always...
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    Windows 10 update now requires mandatory startup password/pin

    I just got hit with the latest big Win10 update last week... and since then, Win10 has gone insane about login security! I don't WANT to have to type in a login password every time I boot up or the system goes out of hibernation! Before, you used to be able to bypass this - either by...
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    Steam Summer Sale has started (until July 5th)

    Seems like half of my wishlist is on sale :/ Left 4 Dead for $1.99 is probably a no-thinker Maybe Bioshock Remastered for $6.59 too /still need to replace GPU before I can go too 'modern', even at 1080p
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    [H]ot - ASUS Radeon RX 580 O4G Dual-fan OC Edition GDDR5 DP HDMI DVI VR Ready AMD Graphics Card $209

    NewEgg Shell Shocker Early Access Deal! 24 Hours Only! Get at USD $209.99 w/ promo code EMCSPVER3, limited offer And... of course... already out of stock :( I tried to pounce on this the minute I got their email Mods delete this... has expired and zero comments
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    RX 570/580 for 2k Gaming?

    Hoping AMD drops some new GPU's on us late this summer, but I sort of need something soon-ish to replace a GTX 960. It's still working fine, but it's now absolutely the weakest link in my new system. I think (not 100% sure) that the 570 handles 2k just fine - but unfortunately it's selling for...
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    G.Skill TridentX -3466 running sweet in Ryzen 2700X

    Bought this G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3466 (PC4 27700) Desktop Memory Model F4-3466C16D-16GTZR - at the 20% off eBay sale from NewEgg and it came today. X470 Tachi board recognized it...
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    Well... I guess it's good that I bought the Corsair PSU last week

    I was gathering up all of the pieces recently for my new Ryzen build and I'd dithered about replacing my old PSU, since it was (at the time) still running well (SeaSonic X Series X650 Gold SLI Ready CrossFire Ready). But when Corsair had it's Memorial Day sale, I bit on a HX850i. Well... today...
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    Can anyone ID this Cooler Master CPU Cooler?

    I'm getting ready to break this system down and sell of the parts, but I can't find a model name or number anywhere on this. One of the Hyper models? It's about 7 years old +/-
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    Lenovo TAB 2 A10 (Android 4.4) Config Help Needed

    Definitely a problem between my ears... I know Windows, but never worked with Android before! I bought the wife a Lenovo TAB 2 tablet but I'm having trouble figuring out the file storage system (ala Windows File Explorer). I want to load up a bunch of pdf's, but sort them into various file...
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    WTB: Vintage 70's/80's Typewriter Table

    I used to see these all of the time in junk and antique shops but now, when I need one, I can't find any. Something small-ish and old-school - like secretaries used to put their heavy IBM Selectrics on back-in-the-day. Local Pickup Only ~ 100 miles or so within Houston, Texas /wife want it...