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    Automatic hibernate when logged out

    My Windows 8 desktop automatically goes into hibernate when it is logged out. Normally this wouldn't matter much to me because I don't usually leave the computer logged out much, but when I am at school my desktop stays home, and I occasionally log into it from my laptop using TeamViewer. I...
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    DPC_Watchdog_Violation, but probably not caused by SSD

    A couple of days ago I suddenly started having my computer crash several times a day due to the DPC_Watchdog_Violation error. I did some research on the error and found that it is most commonly caused by outdated firmware for an SSD. Since I have an SSD in my computer, I figured that must be...
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    Solved Installing Windows 8 to an SSD

    I am planning on purchasing an SSD to put in my laptop, but it will not be replacing the standard hard drive, they will just be side-by-side. I will be completely reformatting the regular drive so that I can install Windows 8 on the SSD and use the old one as just plain storage. However, I am...
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    Most of my applications no longer show on Start or search

    OK, I have a strange problem I have not been able to find mention of anywhere else. Basically, ever since I got my laptop, I have been able to just hit the start button on my keyboard and once the tile screen comes up, I just start typing the name of an application I want, and it automatically...
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    Solved Wifi disconnects momentarily

    Hello, I have been having trouble with the WiFi connection on my laptop for quite a while now. It used to be that it would simply disconnect from wifi for now apparent reason, but I changed a few settings and now that seems to be resolved for the most part. I have a new problem though. The...
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    Solved Noticeable drop in performance after updating

    Hello all, I recently updated my laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. Before updating, I was able to play all of my games just fine, particularly Skyrim, on high or even max settings. After updating though, the first time I loaded a save game it took nearly between 5-10 minutes to load (compared to...
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    WiFi says "Limited" every few minutes

    Hello, I am at my college, and I have a strange problem. When I am connected to my college's network, it works just fine, but every few minutes or so, my WiFi network connection suddenly goes to "Limited" and I lose my internet access. It doesn't actually disconnect, but it just says it is...
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    Mystery D: drive is blank

    I am not positive that this is the right place for this, so feel free to move it if needed. OK, I have a Windows 8 Laptop (model should be in my profile), that I use as my main computer. It has a 1TB hard drive on it. When I go into my computer, the C: drive only shows about 372 GB of space...
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    Solved Unidentified Wired Network that doesn't exist

    Hello, for the last few days I have had a bit of trouble with my network connection on my laptop. I recently moved up to my college and am now on their network. However, I didn't have this problem at first. But recently if I go to my network connections, there is always a wired connection...
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    Solved Desktop Icon Resolution

    Hello, my laptop has an HD screen, 1920x1080 to be exact. Some of my desktop icons are out of focus and blurry, but others aren't. At first I assumed that those icons were not compatible with an HD screen or something, but then some of them fixed themselves. Others are still blurry. Anyone...
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    Solved Can't uninstall Batch Compiler 2013

    I recently downloaded and installed Batch Compiler 2013 on my laptop. It did not work the way I had hoped so I uninstalled it, and it removed everything but the main exe file and the installer file. When I tried to delete them manually though, it gave me an error saying that the file was in...
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