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    Severely limited ability to adjust monitor settings

    Yes, laptop, yes, AC power. I keep it in my bedroom at night, and during the day I take it into my living room, so this is a regular recurring issue. The power management settings were referred to here: I have gone into and made sure the power settings are all to maximum performance, etc, but...
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    Severely limited ability to adjust monitor settings

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit Processor: AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 16 Stepping 1 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 7626 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7700M Dual Graphics, 512 Mb Hard...
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    Win8 Home & Wacom Bamboo Pen - stylus causing click actions when I'm trying to sketch

    For instance when I'm trying to make short quick hatching motions it thinks I'm tapping and concentric circles will form around the pointer. Problem is this interferes with the pen movement and makes it actually impossible to crosshatch in small places. :mad: I've looked around for solutions...
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    Adobe forms & 'recently used' suggestions in the dropdown

    I have a couple of government forms that are driving me nuts on a regular basis and Google is not helping me on this one. I'm using Acrobat 8 Pro on Windows 7. I need to enter a number in one field. The format for this example has to be xxx-xxx-xxx. When I click in the field to fill in the...
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    Video card driver issue... I *think*?

    I'm at work right now so I'm a bit limited as to what I can try, but I'll definitely work on all that when I get home - thanks for the suggestions. In the meantime, re: the driver - and I'm sorry if I'm being completely oblivious, I'm unfortunately really, *really* limited in my knowledge of...
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    Video card driver issue... I *think*?

    So for the last little while, whenever I play WoW I am getting random shutdowns - sometimes with a BSOD stating "system service exception", sometimes not. I monitored the temperature and it isn't changing between when I'm playing and when I'm not. I've tried shutting down *everything* else...
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    is it the ipod or the computer?

    Why is that charging icon not disappearing when I remove it from the charger, then? It just stays on the screen, even when the backlight goes off. I've let the actual ipod run completely down three separate times and tried plugging it in - no luck. :(
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    is it the ipod or the computer?

    I've owned an ipod for about a year now - it's a 30g video ipod. awhile back it started to act a little funny - not always turning off when I wanted it to. I'd have to do the reset thing where you hold down the center button and the menu button at the same time to get it to turn off again...
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    possible infection

    The other day I discovered that notepad was closing itself after a minute and a half or so every time I opened it. After a bit of googling I found out it was probably an infection, so I came here and did a few things - I downloaded Spyware Blaster and installed it, I ran a secondary virus scan...
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    Can't get partitions working right...

    I haven't got anything actually plugged in, no - and I'm assuming having my iPod cord connected (but not the iPod itself) wouldn't do this? Perhaps it'd be easier just to pay some local techie to set it up for me? I mean, aside from this issue it *looks* like a fairly short (therefore cheap)...
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    Can't get partitions working right...

    I'm trying to get past the bit where it tries to partition a section off for it's own use, using the tutorial I posted a link to, so I can have a dual-boot of Linux and WinXP. Does that make sense?
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    Can't get partitions working right...

    So yesterday, being particularly angry at Microsoft for screwing over my ability to help my mom with her computer issues by removing NetMeeting from Vista (which she has) and making the replacement unuseable for XP (which I have), I decided to finally get off my butt and figure out how to...
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    remote access

    Thanks guys - I did look up "remote assistance" in help and support but I wasn't quite understanding what it was saying, and as this isn't my computer I was a little uneasy about using it. Then I went back to it and saw a little thing right on the first page about getting help from another user...
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    remote access

    No, it's not pro... but my uncle did something where he was able to remotely access her computer once and it wasn't pro then either (dunno if his was or not, if that makes a difference).
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    remote access

    I just moved out of my parents' home and am now a province away. they need to install new virus software but can't figure out how to uninstall the old stuff. i tried helping them but failed, but i've heard you can remote access a computer in winxp and do stuff like that. can anyone tell me...
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