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    [Steam key] Endless Space - Collection (DEAD)

    This doesn't work for me. I get an error when I enter the discount code "This coupon is limited to selected referrers."
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    SSD HDD shortages due to crypto mining

    Yeah, me too. I was part of the [H]orde back in the late-2000s and early 2010's. I remember reading threads in the distributed computing subforum and thinking to myself, "Bitcoin? WTF is that? That will never work." Meanwhile, I will just donate my computing power to various projects because...
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    Alternatives to an ASUS Q538EI?

    Are there any similar products to the ASUS Q538EI for the former price of $1200? My daughter has a 4-year-old Lenovo Flex 5 that is pretty beaten up and needs to be replaced. She's a mobile digital artist, so several things are important to her. Her current Lenovo has a 4K IPS touchscreen...
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    WTB: Office 2019 key

    new2019 used to have a thread where he sold Office 2019 keys, but it was locked a few days ago and he hasn't responded to the admin. I bought a key from him in Dec but it stopped working last month when I went to reinstall my OS. In this case, I also need a new Office 2019 key.
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    I've found that taking the pots apart and cleaning them with electrical cleaner fixes all of my issues. No more crackling, no more weird volume jumps.
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    Did you get your meter and check C38? I would not replace it unless the capacitance results are bad. It sounds like Q1 is bad. With it being a direct short, it is allowing the full current coming from the I/O board to go to Q4 and into the transformer. Those components are most likely not rated...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    You may want to test R5 and Q1. I believe that R5 controls the amount of power going to the gate of Q1. Q1 then sends power to the first set of windings in the transformer (coil 1-2), as well as turns on Q4. If R5 is blown (low ohms), then Q1 is pushing more power than it should down to Q4...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    What are the ohms for each coil of the transformer? Test the primary and secondary windings. This part of the schematic begins to look Greek to me, since the various transistors and such are not something that I'm familiar with, so I'd rely on the internet on how to test the transformer and the...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    It should be safe. You can check the voltage across the leads just to be sure.
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    I believe that the 156V is incorrect. If you rectify 120VAC, without any sort of step-up transformer, then 110VDC sounds about normal. That 110VDC then goes through two wires to the DC/DC converter board, where it is transformed into 30VDC and 60VDC. The 30V goes back to the I/O board. The 60V...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    The R25 and C16 are marked on the schematic as DNI (do not insert or do not include), so they should be absent. To check capacitors, you have to desolder at least one lead and make sure that it does not contact the mounting hole. I normally just desolder both legs and remove the whole cap. Go...
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    I ended up using AnyTrans to download the last 12-months of texts, printed them to a PDF, and sent the lawyers 319 pages of dialog to sift through. Thanks [H]!
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    I'll give AnyTrans a go. I can't (quickly) find a reason for the paid version. Any ideas on what that gives me?
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    I saw that program, plus the iExplorer one in my search, but they all seem sketchy. Have you used the iMobie one?
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    Whine or buzz is usually related to unfiltered AC coming through the DC signal. I would unplug the various boards before I started troubleshooting this. I would check the rectifier (mine looked like a tall black square with one corner cut off and a hole in the middle. It has 5 pins.) Mine died...
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    It's part of the discovery process. We can object, but we better have a better reason than "I don't want to turn them over." I don't have to turn them over if it requires extraordinary efforts or cost. However, I have several texts that I do plan to submit to use against her, but those are just...
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    iMessage is enabled. I don't have access to a Mac All of my backups are on iCloud, although I could probably do an iTunes backup if that would help.
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    How to download Messages to PC?

    I'm in the middle of a ongoing divorce battle and my ex's lawyer has issued a request for all texts between my ex and I. We both have iPhones. Is there a way to download/backup/copy/whatever all of our texts to a PC? I'd rather not have to take a billion screenshots. I don't have a jailbroken phone.
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    Monitor repair shop?

    It looks like my trusty ASUS ML239H has bit the dust. I've gone as far into troubleshooting the electronics as I can go and I'm curious if there is a place that repairs LED monitors, a la Rossman Repair Group for Mac products or iPadRehab for personal i-devices?
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    DF: The Best PC Monitors For Gaming: 2020 Edition

    I just ordered the Asus VG27AQ, which is almost exactly the same as the LG 27GL850. rtings.com has them both neck and neck. Too bad that B&H is backordered until June 1st. My old 24" 1080p IPS panel died this weekend. Edit: B&H just sent me an email that the panel and my free screen...
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    Asus ML239H black screen, quick flash of desktop

    My monitor is giving me a black screen. I can change the source from HDMI to VGA and it will flash a shot of the desktop for a fraction of a second and then go black again. No OSD shows up at any time. Cycling power only gives the flash of desktop before going black again. The sources are...
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    Netflix working on live action Dragon's Lair movie

    That game was so different than anything else in the arcade at that time. Rick Dyer was one of the creators of Dragon's Lair and owned a company called RDI that made the Halcyon Video Game System. My dad worked for RDI back then, and we had at least 2 or 3 units at our home at any given time...
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    Radeon RX 5700 Series Thermal Issues Points To AMD and NOT AIB Partner Designs!

    So if my card has a peak core temperature of around 65°C (and I purchased it from newegg in mid-January) (under FurMark), odds are that I have the "fixed" version with the tighter screws?
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    iPhone 11

    I pre-purchased an 11 on Wednesday to replace my 6 (not 6s) and picked it up on Friday. After setting it up over the weekend, which took some getting used to, I really like it. The photos are much better than my >5yo phone/camera. My apps run much, much faster. I'm a power user of technology...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    Give it a try. From what I remember about these boards, the soldering job from the factory was not the greatest. I seem to recall seeing several cold solder joints. Give the heat gun a try.
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    Uses for an older router? ASUS RT-AC66U

    Any suggestions on what to do with an RT-AC66U? This unit was providing wireless service to my many devices throughout my house, but a recent electrical storm may have damaged her. I just purchased a GT-AX11000, which has, so far, provided more speed to the various devices at the farthest edges...
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    Amazon Launches E-Waste Recycling Program

    Clicking on the link takes me to the Treasure Truck info page. No signs of anything to do with e-waste.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    This was a board that I bought on eBay. The seller has agreed to a return. I have since purchase a ASRock Z77 Extreme4 that has been great for the past couple of days. The sounds works. I've put it through 24 hours of AIDA64 and Furmark without it crashing, so let's hope that it lasts me...
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    Have an old Klipsch 4.1 speaker system? Did it die? I bet you can fix it!

    Since Since you can faintly hear sound, it sounds like the amplifier board is not doing its job. Signal is getting through, but not being amplified to its normal volume. So I would start looking there. And since your issue appears to be time or heat sensitive, I would start by checking all...
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    I've gone through that, too. Before I disabled them, I would see one HDMI connection, and one or two SPDIF connections (I don't have a SPDIF speaker set). None of them would produce any sound when I selected them, in any case.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    Yes, the front panel wire was disconnected. No joy. I've tried the speakers in every port. They are never detected nor do I get any sound ever. All other devices are disabled.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    Tried the new driver. No joy.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    Device Manager shows either HD Audio Device (using the Windows driver) or Realtek High Definition Audio (when using the Realtek drivers). 64-bit Win10 I followed your directions and still no sound.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    I can't see that this EXE is running. I have the HD Audio Background Process (RAVBg64.exe) running as a service. When I try to start the EXE that you listed, a command prompt window opens and closes, or, when I run the EXE in a command prompt window, nothing seems to happen.
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    I had before, and I just installed the drivers from Intel's site (Chipset and Management Engine) when I selected the Z77 chipset. Their Driver Assistant didn't find any drivers for my system. I also disabled the onboard sound in the BIOS and now the Sound Control Panel shows no devices, so at...
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    Windows Sound Control Panel has entries for Speakers and headphones. They will randomly switch between the red down arrow and the green checkmark. In all cases, the sound doesn't work. I've also tried using the vanilla Windows High Definition Audio driver, but still no sound. The BIOS...
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    My old mobo died (see thread here), so I bought a used ASUS P8Z77-V Pro. I did a fresh install of Windows 10, and everything seemed to work fine, but I could not get the sound to work. Occasionally, during normal usage (as I was installing apps and such), I would get notification from the...
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    MSI Z77A-GD55, no POST, onboard lights change wen flexed

    I tried the reflow hack. I pulled the board when the plastic buttons began to soften. The lights on the board now turn on, but I get no BIOS screen. I've deiced to purchase a used Z77 board. Let's see how that works.
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    MSI Z77A-GD55, no POST, onboard lights change wen flexed

    I have an MSI Z77A-GD55, bought in 2013. I recently rearranged my office area and now the PC is acting up. it booted once into Windows, then restarted, then it got to the Windows splash screen, the rebooted, then got to BIOS, then rebooted, and now I get no screen signal. The fans spin and the...
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