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    Monitors turning off when idle?

    I've got two Windows 8.1 computers and on one I've had the same monitors for years and on the other, one monitor is 4 months old and the other 3-4 years old. I've noticed recently that I'll leave for 5-20 minutes and I'll come back and my monitors have blanked. Prior to a month or so ago this...
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    Solved How to update to Intel version 10.x chipset drivers?

    I'm getting ready to upgrade my main computer from an LGA 1066 motherboard to an LGA 2011-V3 motherboard / CPU / RAM and I know from past experience that the Intel version 10 chipset drivers setup program will not update existing drivers to version 10.x drivers. In the past 9.x and below you...
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    Safely Remove Hardware USB3 hard drive docks

    I recently installed Windows 8.1 Pro on my main computer, this computer has 2 onboard USB3 ports and a PCI-E USB3 adapter card with 4 more ports; I have two Dockmaster dual USB3 hard drive docks. Before when I had Windows 7 and there was a hard drive in each separate dock they showed up...
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    Windows 8.1 can't install AMD chipset drivers?

    I've done a new install of Windows 8.1 on a system that had been running Windows XP x64, I swapped out the hard drive for a brand new one and installed from scratch. This system uses an Asus M5A78L-M LX Plus motherboard which uses an AMD 760G (780L)/SB710 chipset. Since the drivers available on...
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    Windows 8.1 no administrator access?

    I'm sorry but the title was too short for me to accurately describe the problem that I'm trying to solve so please bear with me. I'm trying to fix problems on a work computer that had been setup by a previous employee that seems to have some very strange problems. The computer has Windows 8.1...
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    Windows 8.1 network printer regularly can't connect

    I've got a friend with a home network, two computers; one desktop running Windows 7 x674 and one notebook running Windows 8.1. There's a Cannon printer attached to the desktop (by USB) and the computer is connected via a wired connection, the notebook connects by wireless. The problem is that I...
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    Windows 8 Disk errors but disks test good?

    While I'm not getting BSOD's, I think that the problems I'm having may come under debugging so I'm posting here. Please excuse me if there's a more appropriate forum for this. Three or four months ago I put together a new system with these specs: Intel Core i7-3820 3.6Ghz Cpu Asus...
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    New system having assorted BSOD's?

    A couple months ago I put together a new computer with these specs: Asus M5A99FX Motherboard AMD FX-4300 3.8Ghz Quad Core CPU 8GB Corsair Dominator RAM Thermaltake TR2-600 PSU Asus Silent 210 Video Card Windows 8 Professional Western Digital 1TB Black Hard Drive It seemed to work fine...