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  1. Are there any laptops that have at least 1080p, a big hard drive, and at least 4 USB TYPE a ports (this seems to be the hard part to find). Every laptop I have seen has at most two USB TYPE a ports.
  2. I am trying to install windows 10. I do not have internet at the location of the computer I am trying to install windows 10. Unfortunately the i do not have internet option is missing. How do I get it to come back?
  3. I have a hard drive that is about to die. It is the hard drive for my OS. It has given me 7 good years so I think I got my moneys worth. I obviously want to get my data off of it. So what is the best way to do this with hopefully as little strain as possible on it? Do I want to just load the OS then straight copy and paste to an external HD or a big flash drive? I have a couple of massive flash drives. I usually use my external HD's just trying to think of all my options. Do I want to load up a live cd and copy and paste that way so there is less OS strain on the HD? Use another computer to create an image? Is there some better option I am not thinking of?
  4. When you have multiple monitors their is a way to move your metro to another monitor/screen. How do you do this? I sometimes do this by accident but can never figure out how I do this. Is there both a keyboard and mouse way to do this? Guessing I am pressing some keyboard combination.
  5. I am having trouble getting my Windows 8 computer to connect to WiFi. Can I please get some suggestions on how to fix this?
  6. I apologize if this is something easy. I have never used a patch panel before. No matter what I try I am not able to get an internet connection through the patch panel. This is a panduit dp5e patch panel. I have tried running a cable from the router to patch panel. I have tried running a cable from the switch to the patch panel. Neither method work. I have noticed that the lights do not turn on either way. Is this patch panel supposed to have some kind of power supply for the lights? I do not see a way to plug it in. Am I missing some part I need? The router and switch both work fine.
  7. I am not able to use the Windows find. I followed this tutorial to rebuild my index. This did not help. https://www.geeksinphoenix.com/blog/post/2013/02/24/Search-for-files-and-folders-faster-in-Windows-8-with-Indexing-Options.aspx After that I followed this tutorial. This made it worse. I was able to find some files previously. Now I am not able to find any files. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-8-1-search-can-t-find-files-607534/ What do I want to do next?
  8. What are the steps you need to take when you put an old HD in a new computer? I just did this. Every time it makes it to the windows boot screen then restarts. I have a bunch of old engineering software that is not compatible with the newer versions of windows. I figured this out after I bought a new computer and tried to add the software to a newer version of windows. So I figured I could just swap the HD's. This does not seem to be working either. Is there some way to set the new HD as a master and the old drive as a slave and boot that way maybe?
  9. How do I check the temperature? The only way I know to do that is to use a program like Everest or check in the bios. It cuts off to fast for me to do that.
  10. My desktop computer is only turning on for a few seconds after that it turns off. I assumed it was the power supply so I bought another one. Last night I installed the power supply. It took awhile with me reseating everything and taking out the cmos battery to get the computer running. After that I used it for about an hour. I went home and came back to the office the next day. Unfortunately it reverted back to the behavior of only turning on for a few seconds after that it turns off. Can I please get some suggestions on what to do?
  11. How do you copy files sequentially? Does Robocopy copy files sequentially?
  12. I want to backup my data. I do not care about the windows file. I just want my work, movies, and music. I have about 600 GB of work, movies, and music so a bit worried about fragmentation if I just copy and paste.
  13. Are there any recommended methods for Backing up an entire HD? Will just copying and pasting the entire HD lead to fragmentation?
  14. Whats a COA? I bought this Toshiba laptop at best buy so I do not understand what the problem is.
  15. Here it is. <DiagReport> <LicensingData> <ToolVersion>6.2.9200.16384</ToolVersion> <LicensingStatus>SL_LICENSING_STATUS_UNLICENSED</LicensingStatus> <LicensingStatusReason>0xC004F014</LicensingStatusReason> <LocalGenuineState>SL_GEN_STATE_INVALID_LICENSE</LocalGenuineState> <LocalGenuineResultP>0</LocalGenuineResultP> <LastOnlineGenuineResult></LastOnlineGenuineResult> <GraceTimeMinutes>0</GraceTimeMinutes> <TotalGraceDays>0</TotalGraceDays> <ValidityExpiration></ValidityExpiration> <ActivePartialProductKey>MY2MG</ActivePartialProductKey> <ActiveProductKeyPid2>00179-60919-86364-AAOEM</ActiveProductKeyPid2> <OSVersion>6.2.9200.2.00010300.0.0.101</OSVersion> <ProductName>Windows 8</ProductName> <ProcessorArchitecture>x64</ProcessorArchitecture> <EditionId>Core</EditionId> <BuildLab>9200.win8_gdr.130502-1503</BuildLab> <TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-04:00)</TimeZone> <ActiveSkuId></ActiveSkuId> <ActiveSkuDescription></ActiveSkuDescription> <ProductUniquenessGroups></ProductUniquenessGroups> <ActiveProductKeyPKeyId></ActiveProductKeyPKeyId> <ActiveProductKeyPidEx>05426-01796-091-986364-02-1033-9200.0000-0152014</ActiveProductKeyPidEx> <ActiveProductKeyChannel>OEM:DM</ActiveProductKeyChannel> <ActiveVolumeCustomerPid></ActiveVolumeCustomerPid> <OfflineInstallationId></OfflineInstallationId> <DomainJoined>false</DomainJoined> <ComputerSid>S-1-5-21-4066163444-779131421-1703684211</ComputerSid> <ProductLCID>1033</ProductLCID> <UserLCID>1033</UserLCID> <SystemLCID>1033</SystemLCID> <CodeSigning>SIGNED_INFO_PRS_SIGNED</CodeSigning> <ServiceAvailable>false</ServiceAvailable> <OemMarkerVersion>0x00020001</OemMarkerVersion> <OemId>TOSQCI</OemId> <OemTableId>TOSQCI00</OemTableId> <Manufacturer>TOSHIBA</Manufacturer> <Model>Satellite P75-A</Model> <InstallDate>20171003050148.000000-240</InstallDate> </LicensingData> <HealthCheck> <Result>PASS</Result> <TamperedItems></TamperedItems> </HealthCheck> <GenuineAuthz> <ServerProps>0x80070422</ServerProps> </GenuineAuthz> </DiagReport>
  16. Does Windows 8 no longer give you the option to format your hard drive to fat32? I only see exfat and ntfs. I tried computer, right click drive, format, only saw exfat and ntfs. I tried windows + r, diskmgmt.msc, right click drive, format, only saw exfat and ntfs.
  17. It still tells me to use slui.exe.
  18. I keep getting harassed to activate my Windows 8. So I do as it says. I try to activate Windows and it never works. I have a legal version of Windows that I bought from Toshiba so I don't understand what the problem is. When I do the change pc settings, activate It says can not activate right now. When I do this method from an elevated command prompt I get the message use slui.exe. Slmgr /ipk XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX When I use slui.exe It says can not be activated right now. The two options I have found to disable this message are below. Its ridiculous that I have to do this when I have a legal version of Windows. Open Regedit then go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\sppsvc and right side select Start the right click and Modify change value to 4. Open Regedit. Then go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion \SoftwareProtectionPlatform\Activation In the right pane of the registry editor, you will find REG_DWORD value ‘Manual’. Right-click on it and select Modify. In the Value Data window which appears, change the DWORD value to 1. The default is 0 which means auto-activation is enabled. Changing the value to 1 will disable auto-activation. Close the Registry Editor and restart your system.
  19. I am having trouble with windows 8 files are opening with single click when I have the double click option selected. How can I fix this? It is driving me crazy.
  20. The windows 8 search is no longer working from computer (aka my computer in older versions of windows). It works from everywhere else like the C drive, desktop, and my documents. I have already rebuilt my index. What do I need to do to fix this? I am attaching a screenshot.
  21. Where is that option in the registry and powershell? Whats the command in the command prompt?
  22. Does Windows 8 not have "SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support"? I opened “Turn Windows features on or off” to find that option and I don't see it.
  23. I was hoping to get some ram suggestions. I want to get two, 2 GB cards of DDR2 desktop ram (a total of 4 GB's) on Amazon if possible. I am having trouble understanding the specs. Is 800 MHZ the highest you can get in DDR2 ram? What is considered top of the line in DDR2 ram? What are other important specs to check for? What are the best brands? I kind of like corsair and kingston. Why is most of the kingston stuff double the price of everything else? Since I am sure most people are wondering why the hell do I want a DDR2 ram it is to help my dad. He REFUSES to upgrade his computer.
  24. Where can I find the Windows Server 2000 recovery disks? I couldn't find it anywhere on microsofts website. The only thing I could find was this. Unfortunately I don't have a floppy drive or floppy disks. http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/2000.html Is there a way to get a single image file or combine those images into one?
  25. Can I please have some ideas on how to fix this? http://www.pixhost.org/show/857/35042100_img_0684.jpg

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