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    Unable to get the same performance on different WIFI devices for LAN - Solved!

    I recently purchased a dual band range extender to boost the signal for one WIFI device that has poor coverage. Both the main ISP router and the range extender are dual band. I can still get better performance from the ISP router that is only at one bar signal strength than the range extender...
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    General inquiry about Hardware about USB 4.0 and 4-way SLI

    I want to know about two separate H/W parts. 1- USB 4.0 Every once in a while I do a search for USB 4.0. I am able to find some random parts that are for USB 4.0. But I am still unable to find a motherboard that has USB 4.0 on it or a PCIe card that can be added to a computer that is USB 4.0...
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    Network storage security

    I received today the Zalman ZM-WE450 WIFI enclosure and planning to buy 4TB HDD for it. It works pretty well but since it is old it is limited to the speed of the WIFI 2.4GHz. I am trying to find a way to limit who can access it on the network. It is currently connected to the WIFI rounder and...
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    Windows 10 Editing an existing script or code because it does not work as intended...

    I posted this query in another Forum about 1 month ago but no replies yet so I hope that I can get some feedback here. 3RVX is a skinable volume indicator for Windows. It looks almost exactly the same is the volume indicator for Windows 8 and 10 but in a different region of the screen. I did...
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    Windows XP 32 Bit on Windows 10 64 Bit

    My favorite Windows is Windows XP. I have the license key for the organization that I used to support for back in 2001-2006 which is for Windows XP Pro, and it is for unlimited number of clients. I am feeling Nostalgic and want to install it on my Old Laptop which is designed for Windows 7 but...
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    Display - Screen imperfection issue that expands & resets when off

    This is an old existing issue that I have had on an old Laptop that I purchased in 2015. On the top left area there is a bright discoloration that takes only a small part of the screen. Maybe 0.1%. This would reset and go away at any time that the screen is off for about 30-60 min. No need to...
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    A guide on how to remote lock computers on the network with one batch file

    This method works on Windows 10, 8.1 & 7 as well. All programs for this guide are free. Download links PsTools PsTools - Windows Sysinternals FePsTools Front-end for PsTools | DaviTools Nircmd (At the bottom of the page. Not the 64 bit one.) NirCmd - Windows command line tool Winrar...
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    A Guide on how to Run Live Wallpaper on Lock Screen.

    This guide is to show different methods to run live wallpaper on top of Windows Lock-Screen securely that include videos or GIF files. So it is customizable It takes 2 programs to get it to work as soon as the Screen is locked with the assistance of Windows Task scheduler. These methods work on...
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    Stream PC Desktop to Chromecast /Miracast on unsupported devices - Guide

    I worked on a solution to cast unsupported PC to unsupported Miracast device for over a year and placed the solution in an official WIKI page in July of 2021. However only duckduckgo indexed the solution so far. So I am adding the link here so that more people can find it and use it...
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    POWERCFG /REQUESTSOVERRIDE <CALLER_TYPE> "<NAME>" <REQUEST> issue

    I am playing a Microsoft game and every time I go away for a few min the screen would turn off but then the PC hangs when I move the mouse or from keyboard. So I am trying to edit the power plan so that it won't do that anymore with the below request but it is not working. POWERCFG...
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    Issue with the display

    The issue started when the Laptop was still running Windows 7 and then it was upgraded to Win10. From time to time the screen would do one of three things. The display would either be totally black or have lower resolution on it or the screen would be split into many smaller areas. This...
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    Battery does not stay at 100%

    I got 3 new batteries recently for 3 different model laptops (Windows 10). One is working as expected. The other two batteries work well and charge and discharge normally. They are usually kept plugged in most of the time. we get a lot of power interruptions so then the batteries discharge a...
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    Windows 10 Memory leak on Windows 10 - Solved

    A memory leak started a few days ago. It is happing while the system is on idle. Even after rebooting the computer. The increased memory is not reflecting in the task manager. I have 6GB of total RAM, it starts at 50% and then it just keeps going up until it reaches 95%. It might not be...
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    Deleted files from D partition while away

    I got a message in my email today that a large number of files got deleted from OneDrive. So I can still recover the files since they stay in the recycle bin for 30 days. I set up the OneDrive as a network drive on my PC as per an article that I found a while ago. This has been for about one...
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    Play sound on HI-FI system through RF signal - Solved

    I am trying the find the correct way to play all sound on a HI-FI system. The HI-FI system that we have does not have anyway to plugin a connection. So the only option is to use the RF Antenna. Is there a way to so so from Windows with a built-in feature through WI-FI? Is there a dedicated...
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    Google Chrome "Cast" requirement - Closed!

    Every once in a while I try the Google Chrome cast feature from several different Computers and it has never worked. I am able to cast from the windows feature but not from Google chrome. I also tried it from Mac O/S and also did not work. All give the same issue. Which is that no device can be...
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    Multi-tasking on an old CPU

    I upgraded an old Laptop from Windows 7 to 10 64 bit. The CPU is Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz. It does not have Hyperthreading in the cores and when there are two tasks to be done it just stops until I quit one of the programs and then it can continue normally. Is there a program that can mange...
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    Desktop locking software

    Replacing Windows Lockscreen I have several that work after unlock but I am looking for a replacement or some that can work on top of the Lockscreen. I have several that work that way with Android. Some Computer companies like Lenovo or Toshiba have programs that work by using the camera and...
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    Software conflict with Windows update...

    This issue dates back for at least a year if not more. I did not realize the exact issue until recently. I need to pin point the exact problem so that I can solve it. At the moment the only solution seems to be is to reinstall windows and not install the software at all. The program that is...
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    Spoofing GPU to run a high end game.

    There is a known solution used with a small program called 3D Analyze. This solution did not work for me when I tested it with two games. The game I am trying to get to run at the moment is Warcraft III Reforged. It works in 2 modes. It is currently launching with classic setting which uses...
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