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    Difficulty in removing the front panel of Spec 01 cabinet

    I have an old spec 01 cabinet( bought in 2017) which has worked well thus far. However of late the power button has become faulty and requires to be pressed really hard to switch on the system-sometimes the pc doesn't start even after pressing the power button with considerable force. To...
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    Strange beeping sound from pc

    Recently as i updated my gpu driver(nvidia) to the latest version,my system became unresponsive after installation and started emitting a peculiar beep sound. I couldn't pinpoint the source of the sound-afaik my mobo (gb b460 md3h) doesn't have any onboard speaker and so i dont think it was...
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    Scratch marks at the rear of motherboard-cause for concern??

    Today as i was cleaning the interiors of my pc,i observed that there were a couple of fine scratch like curvy lines at the rear side of the motherboard. This was a new motherboard that was purchased only last year-and during installation i had handled it very carefully,so i know that in all...
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    Weird startup behaviour of PC

    I have been facing quite a strange issue with my pc.Sometimes,it only starts up(during cold boot)when i long press the power button on the cabinet.When i do that,the mobo power cycles once then starts loading windows.And as long as its operational,it functions flawlessly with no crashes/freezes...
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    Extracting Kindle ebooks stored on mobile for desktop viewing

    i have bought a couple of ebooks from amazon.in,but unfortunately cant view them without using the kindle app on my phone. It seems there was once a desktop version of the kindle app for windows ,but it has since been discontinued for reasons unknown by amazon. I'd like to view these ebooks on...
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    Sony SA D40 vs Sony SRS D9

    I have a Sony srs D9 2.1 speaker system which was bought around 5 years back.Although its working fine,i've observed that its bass isn't that punchy and tends to distort esp. at slightly louder volumes in songs that are high on beats/low frequency effects. I was wondering whether upgrading to...
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    tp link wifi adapter not detecting mobile hotspot

    i have a tp link wn 821n wifi adapter which is roughly 4 years old and has worked well thus far.But recently when i switched my cell phone from an asus zenfone to a samsung m21,it can no longer detect the phone's wireless hotspot,even though it detects my older zenfone's wireless signal just...
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    Upgrade options within 20-25k

    my pc currently has an i5 4460,although this processor was quite capable back in the day,its begun to show its age and often performs rather slowly in cpu demanding games like AC origins etc. so i would like to upgrade my pc and have a budget of upto 25k.I was wondering what could i possibly...
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    Recommendations needed for a budget smartphone(~10k)

    I have been using a 16gb phone for the last few years-while its decent enough,it keeps running out of space every so often and thus causes a lot of issues. I want a new smartphone as its replacement-after doing a bit of research it turns out that there are so many phones available at this price...
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    Viable ways to earn money by working from home/freelancing

    I've been thinking of legitimate ways by which one could earn a decent amount of money by working from home. Due to certain constraints and issues that currently exist within my family,its really difficult for me to continue working a 9-5 job at some company on a regular basis as of now. Among...
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    Audio issues while using Firefox in win 10.

    I am running windows 10 ltsc v 1803 on a pc with the below config: Q9400,4GB ddr2,g41 mobo,gt 210 I've observed that whenever i watch any youtube videos on firefox,the audio tends to pop and crackle and distorts quite a bit.However the same issue doesn't occur while playing any youtube video...
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    Elon Musk Rants

    Continued from: 'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43 Not a fan of Elon here-he's a classic narcissist.If you happen to like him and feel incensed by my remarks then more power to you(and apologies for my comments.) and while you are at it,here's some food for thought for...
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    Utility to reduce video file size without sacrificing quality

    Is there any program available that could be used to reduce sizes of video files to manageable amounts(~200 mb or less for a 1 gb file maybe) without sacrificing their quality or clarity to a great extent so that they can be easily shared on file hosting sites or sent as email attachments? I...
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    Enquiry regarding possible loan scam

    A friend of mine was contacted by someone claiming to be an agent of bajaj finserv and he was told that their company is offering personal loans at attractive interest rates. He then asked whether he could get a loan of Rs 2 lakhs or not,to which he was told he could-but after the loan is...
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    Reliability of a refurbished HDD.

    Recently i bought a WD 500 GB green HDD from a store in our neighbourhood-it was really cheap (around Rs 1200) and the vendor claimed that it was a new drive. However when i tested it with crystal disk info after connecting it to my computer,i discovered that it had been powered on 115 times...
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    Recommend a full HD 32" monitor for watching hd content and gaming

    I've been meaning to buy a 32 inch display for quite a while now,given that the prices of these displays have dropped a lot in the recent months. Initially i wanted to go for a TV-However full Hd 32 inch TVs from LG/samsung etc are quite pricey,and tend to cost around Rs 25k or more.Also tvs...
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    120gb ssd required

    I want to upgrade the ageing 80gb hdd in an older pc with an ssd. Wd's 120gb green ssd is available for 2300 whereas crucials bx 500 is available for 2100-which of them is a better choice and would last longer? My budget is upto 2400 only. Please give me your recommendations, thanks.
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    Money debited from account after failed IMPS transaction,what to do now?

    Yesterday i attempted to perform an IMPS transaction from my Indusind bank salary a/c to a savings a/c that i have at bank of baroda,using indusind's mobile app.I have done this a couple of times in the past and there were no issues.However last night the transaction failed with a request timed...
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    Suggest a robust voltage stabilizer for computers.

    I live in a rural area which experiences frequent voltage fluctuations,especially during the monsoons-the voltage sags and swells so often that my old 650 va APC ups has a hard time keeping up with it and frequently switches to battery. So i was wondering whether it would be a good idea to...
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    Is airtel's unlimited 4g postpaid plan a good substitute for broadband?

    I have been using bsnl broadband for several years.However their download speeds are way too slow and service quality is unreliable. I was thinking of switching over to some different broadband provider but at my place,nothing else is available( i live in a remote area in 24 pgs south WB). I...
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