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    PC turns on & then off immediately

    So my friend's PC is turning on & within a second of button push turns off. The mobo RGB LED does light up when PSU is turned on, but when you press the power on button, fans start running but within a second everything turns back off. If you again press the power button, same happens for 2 more...
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    Lenovo Y50-70 stuck in black screen

    So my friend gave me his old Lenovo Y50-70 (i7 4710HQ + GTX 860M + 8GB RAM + 1TB HDD) for troubleshooting which wasn't booting up initially & just shutting down. Draining residual charge from mobo & reconnecting battery made it show Win10 boot screen but it was turning off within seconds...
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    Soundbar/Speakers for TV : 6-8k

    Looking for a soundbar for my parents. Will be used with 55" TV. Currently, have a Sony 5.1 HT + bluray system but the lack of equalizer & good sound profiles make my parents not use it much. Problem is, for some audio outputs like explosions, the sound is just too loud for home use compared to...
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    Gaming PC 1.1L

    Helping my friend build his gaming PC, sadly not my turn yet :( . 1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Stupid answers like 'gaming' or 'office work' will not work. Be exact. Which games? Which applications? Avoid the word 'et cetera.')...
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    [PSA] Dell's warranty transfer is a scam

    Bought an Alienware m15 (first mistake) from US, its battery has worn out pretty hard (35% wear) within a year. Dell's own PCDoctor test shows warning for the same. Contacted Dell for part replacement, they denied my request saying that since my laptop was bought in the US, it's not eligible for...
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    4K TV 40-50k

    1. Budget? 40-50k, for parents 2. Display type and size? 43" or 50", heard VA has better contrast than IPS but suffers from viewing angles, how bad is it? 3. What will the TV/monitor be used for primarily? Set top box, some movies via DVD/USB, gaming by me (pretty rare) 4. Types and number of...
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    Alienware m15 with RTX 2060 Review

    Config from Dell: i7 8750H, 1x8GB RAM, RTX 2060, 144Hz display, 1TB HDD & 60Wh battery. Costed me $1480 w/o tax. Additional purchases: Intel 660p 1TB & 8GB RAM. Overall the laptop costed me ~$1700. The Indian price is definitely very expensive at 1.8 lakhs for a similar model with 8GB RAM &...
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    RTX for Laptops

    Nvidia announced RTX for laptop & a closer look reveals Nvidia is trying to make profits from those without the full information (similar to Intel's i7 8550U strategy). The weak RTX 2080 MQ might end up being just 20% or so better than a RTX 2060 for $1000-1500 more. Nvidia is really getting...
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    Honor resumes bootlocker unlock

    https://forum.xda-developers.com/honor-view-10/development/honor-bootloader-unlocking-limited-t3837880/ Looks like Honor kind of knows it was a bad move & are able to convince the management for rooting, at least for Honor devices, still nothing for Huawei ones. The news is about a week old...
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    Looks like Huawei doesn't want any power users

    Huawei may be bricking modded devices in an attempt to kill community development I would like to get a statement at least from Huawei on why they are doing it? Security is one thing but still, the users who root their phones are responsible for the consequences.
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    A big blow to all rooting enthusiasts

    Today is the last day to request a bootloader unlock code for Huawei/Honor devices "Unfortunately, the company had a sudden change of heart. Two months ago, the company announced that they will stop providing bootloader unlock codes. If you want to unlock the bootloader of your Huawei or Honor...
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    Confused about purchase

    The PC at my home which my parents use is about to die (its 8 years old). So my parents asked me to buy a new laptop worth $600-800. I am looking at Asus F510UA (link) which seems a great choice for $600. Another thing is that I was planning to change my gaming laptop later this year during...
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    On/Over the ear Headphones for ₹3500

    Budget - $30- 40 (those headphones should be priced ₹3-3.5k in India) Requirements for Isolation - Some or none (my home is quiet) Will you be using these Headphones in Public? - No Preferred Type of Headphone - On ear or over the ear Preferred tonal balance - Bass Past headphones - Sony...
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    Phone for dad at about ₹30k

    1. Budget? ₹32k max 2. Display type and size? Minimum 5.5" 1080p 3. Dual sim? Yes, must with min. 32GB storage in case of hybrid slot 4. Preferred choice of brand? Anything other than Chinese companies. 5. What camera option you want (flash, front facing camera)? Good rear camera. Are there...
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    Need Internet monitoring software

    After using unlimited internet connection for several years, now I'm at a place with limited usage internet. My laptop has Win10 which is best in terms of data over-exploitation. I need a software for monitoring bandwidth usage on app basis with facility to block apps from internet usage (any...
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    MS Office 2016

    Check this: Microsoft Office 2016 - Reaper Sho It seems legit. What is it? One year subscription? Also how is it so cheap? Just curious
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    GTX 1060 3GB vs RX 470 4GB

    As the title suggests which one is better? Most games run better in 3GB GTX 1060 compared to RX 470, still people here at forum suggests RX 470. Any particular reasons? Is it the low VRAM? Both are priced similar, that's why I'm asking
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    Changing NAT type for playing games

    I want to play Rainbow Six Siege with my friends who are at different parts of India. Currently I use internet via my aircel SIM. If I use it for playing the game, the NAT type is shown as strict (via VPN it becomes moderate). Is there a way to change NAT type to open (type 1) ?
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    Dell Inspiron 7559 - Dell's entry into gaming segment

    Introduction Dell is considered a good brand for laptops in the minds of Indians. But the gamers never even think of Dell. So, Dell brought this laptop to change that. It has a proper GTX GPU & a non-ULV processor to strengthen its claim of a gaming laptop. It has been almost a month since I...
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    Gaming laptop

    1) What is your budget? (INR or USD) 80k, 85k max 2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer? Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen 3) What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook? Browsing internet, Gaming, Watching videos/movies, Listening to...
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