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New thread since old one is dying a slow and painful death.

>> No.53537559

How long have existing IRC channels for different boards been a thing and who are they generally populated by?

I knew 4chan in general had an IRC but just trying stuff like /co/ or /g/ seems to yield results which users in, even if they're not saying much

plz no bully

>> No.53537594

is a 2k monitor worth it? I dont think blu ray movies go that high, and I dont know of many games going that high either.

>> No.53537612

>>53537594
Seems like everything would have to be upscaled. You may notice more flaws.

>> No.53537692

tl;dr - why did changing dns servers fix my connection issues after getting a new modem with old router setup?

I got a new modem and had issues with it connecting to my router, it would connect to my PC just fine though.
It would show I had internet connection on my desktop but wouldn't open webpages, until I eventually tried changing my dns server to 8.8.8.8 like some video told me to.
Everything works great but now I have to change the dns server on my iPhone to get it to connect to wifi.

Why did I have to manually swap dns servers and is there any way to avoid having to manually adjust the dns on every new device each time I connect to my network now?

>> No.53537709

Do all Laptops with high DPI on Windows just look a bit shit and have blur? Surely it can't be so

>> No.53537782

>>53537594
If by 2k you mean 2560*1440, then it can be worth it. BluRays will look the same, they don't go that high. Almost every game I own can run at 1440p, you just need the GPU to drive it.

>> No.53537808

>>53537782
Yeah, I am looking at this one:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VJUIXOU?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=od_aui_detailpages00

>> No.53537828

what does /g/ think about this build?
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xYhKCJ
Gonna be used for gaymz like BF4, Warframe,Far Cry, some streaming and muh animu
Gonna be playing at 1080p ultra and having a second display to monitor OBS and twitch

>> No.53537874

>>53537692
>tl;dr before a post
Special kind of retard right here

>> No.53537890

>>53537874
>think I'm making it easier on people by making it be the first thing everyone sees
>gets called a retard

>> No.53537939
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53537939

Is there any fix for pic related? I'm using Cyberfox. Doesn't happen on Pale Moon or Firefox, but is consistent across both of my computers.

When I try and use Recaptcha v1, nothing loads at all.

>> No.53538105
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Every time I format my brand new empty secondary storage drive it ends up having 1.6gb of space taken.

the fucks going on

>> No.53538147

>>53537828
Personally I would cut the ram down to 8 gb

>> No.53538232

>>53537808
I would say go for a 27 inch one, that's what works best for me. This is one of my monitors: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B009C3M7H0/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1458231630&sr=8-1&pi=SX200_QL40&keywords=asus+pb278q&dpPl=1&dpID=41kIGw387wL&ref=plSrch

>> No.53538288
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53538288

Whenever I play games lower than the native res it keeps putting these stupid black bars instead of going fullscreen. How do you get rid of them?

>> No.53538347

>>53538288
that might be an evil within problem desu that game is a piece of shit and you need a new patch to make it get rid of black bars

>> No.53538357

>>53538105
Disk manufactures measure Kb as 10^3 vs the way computers measure Kb as 2^10. As you can see, 1000 <> 1024 so you have a discrepancy. Also, the formatting has some overhead.

>> No.53538373

>>53538347
It happens to other games too

>> No.53538426

>>53538357
II don't really know what any of that means but... how do I fix this?

>> No.53538608

>>53538426

Usually running over the disk with a big magnet fixes the problem.

>> No.53538692

I want to start repairing computer on the side since I need hobby money and my geeksquad job isn't paying enough. Any recommended programs to grab on top of Hirens Boot cd/ Malwarebytes and TDDSkiller?

>> No.53538701
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>>53538373
Could be some monitor setting, too, so look through your monitor settings (I mean the ones you reach using the buttons on the monitor).

>> No.53538731

>>53538701
I have the same nvidia panel

but that tab is missing it goes from set up digital audio => set up multiple displays

>> No.53538792
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53538792

Why is my 3.3GHZ i5 6600 (non-k) going at 3.4GHZ?

>> No.53538862

>>53538792
Because your bus is slightly overclocked

>> No.53538933

list.addItem("lel", 09);
list.addItem("kek", 12);
list.addItem("senpai", 21);
allItems.setItems(list);


Say I've got this list of Items and I want to display them in a JPane or something, how would I make it so that instead of showing "kek 12" in the Pane, it'd just show "kek"

>> No.53538986

What's the best website for playing chess?
No register necessary, just play with others.
Share the link with someone to play online.

>> No.53539009

What's the lowest price you can get a new working computer for? I'm talking GPU, CPU, HDD, mobo and power supply.
Buying one for my dad, and he only uses it to play solitaire and pay bills.

>> No.53539043

>>53538862
But everything is auto, except ram. Changed my DDR4 to 2800mhz.

>> No.53539045

I am dual booting.

I had Windows first. If I deleted my linux partitions would MBR need repariing? Because I want to reinstall my distro but I do not want to mess up muh windows.

>> No.53539047

What's is the lightest torrent client for Windows?

>> No.53539051

>>53539009
$100

>> No.53539068

>>53539051
How? I checked the sticky for new desktops and the cheapest one is 250$, not including case.

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53539076

Sup /sqt /,

I have a friend who's a bit short on money atm and we're going to reuse one of these power supplies. He'll just be powering a CPU (i5-6500), ram (ddr4) and a hard disk. 300W is more than enough. He'll get a new PSU next month so this is temporary. It'll be connected to a UPS so practically no risk of electrical fuckery from the outlet affecting the PSU.

Which one should we use?

>> No.53539134
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53539134

How can I download a YouTube playlist in mp3 format? Besides, converting them all one at a time. I've got two playlists, one with about 300 vids and one with 200. It'd take way too long.

>> No.53539137

>>53539068
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/intel-computer-stick-intel-atom-1gb-memory-8gb-emmc-flash-memory-black/6667388.p

It will run solitaire and a web browser

>> No.53539153

>>53538288
What game is that?

>> No.53539188

>>53539043
Well whatever settings you have is running the bus with a 5% overclock

105*33 = 3465

>> No.53539214

>>53539134
You can't, youtube doesn't store mp3 files

>> No.53539224

>>53539134
Just write a script to convert them one at a time so you don't have to do it yourself

>> No.53539229

>>53539076
Pulse

>> No.53539251

>>53539134
Seriously? Google bitch, took me about 2 minutes.

>> No.53539257

>>53539229
The english on that one is too dodgy, but the voltage/amperage seems to be wrong on the jetison one I think (12v/10A). Is that why you recommended using the Pulse?

>> No.53539261

How do I display properly formatted code on this board?

>> No.53539280

Is there any way to get better Internet than fucking Hughes net if your house is far off a road? I'm in a Georgia suburb and my house sits about 100 yards off of the main road and no xfiinity or u-verse and I'm not even sure if the basic att plans are available. Has anyone here dealt with this before?

>> No.53539290

>>53539257
Yup, safer bet

>> No.53539335

>>53539261
[code.]code here[/code.]
without the dots

>> No.53539353

>>53539290
Thank you kind anon. Much appreciated!

>> No.53539358

>>53538986
http://en.lichess.org/

>> No.53539385

>>53539045
>If I deleted my linux partitions would MBR need repariing?
no

>> No.53539406

>>53537939
don't use shitty forks

>> No.53539426

>>53537559
>who are they generally populated by?
tripfags and other circlejerkers

>> No.53539440

Can an SSD be hurt by lying somewhere inside of the PC case instead of hanging in a hard drive bay? Due to problems with cabling, I just placed my SSD on a metal ledge that separates the optical drive bay from the disk bays.

I gotta buy myself a modular PSU...

>> No.53539451

So switch is connected to my router via a standard cat5e, but machines are separate gateways. Why?
>no chromecast on wired desktop.

>> No.53539463

>>53539440
no

>> No.53539509

>>53539440
nah will be fine.done it myself without any issues

>> No.53539523

>>53539440
no, but it will feel neglected

>> No.53539550

What laptop for 800$? I would prefer business laptop.

>> No.53539602
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>>53537692
I second this

>> No.53539690

>>53538105
http://superuser.com/questions/424622/newly-formatted-ntfs-external-hard-drive-already-has-used-space-what-determ

>> No.53539771

Any idea why my front computer case headphone jack is filled with static and whines when I move the mouse?

>> No.53539828

>>53539771
Interference. You can try moving the cable that connects the case headphone jack to the motherboard around. Shit like that is why I've bought an external DAC/headphone amp, don't have to care about interference from all the components inside of my case.

>> No.53539887

Are the generics as effective as Claritin for seasonal pollen allergy?

I usually get Claritin but it is kind of expensive thinking of getting the generic Member's Mark brand this year.

>> No.53540007

Is there a way to change or update the preview pics folders use?

>> No.53540025

The replacement battery for my laptop costs nearly as much as a new laptop with the same specs. Is it possible to just open up the battery and replace the little batteries inside?

>> No.53540053

So I've never configured uBlock before. I just install it and leave it as is. Lately a lot more ads have been showing up and pop ups as well, not sure if ublock is supposed to actually block those, though.

Anyways, could any point me to a retard friendly ghuide to configuring it so I block out more ads, or if anyone can just explain it here that would awesome as well. Yes, it's mostly porn sites.

>>53540007
You can manually set one. righ-click folder>properties tap>customize>choose file under the "folder pictures" section.

I'm assuming you mean generic windows folders though.

>> No.53540059

>>53540025
You almost never want to open the cells in a battery, unless you like missing skin on you body.

>> No.53540089

>>53540053
>I'm assuming you mean generic windows folders though.

Yes that's correct, thanks.

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53540091

Where can I go to download somewhat older movies that aren't really that popular? Say something like the PowerPuff Girls movie, I can't imagine it'll have many seeders

Is there some sort of site out there that lets you download this stuff?

>> No.53540096

>>53540025
Battery packs are often 18650 cells, relatively easy to replace

>>53540059
He's talking about the pack not the cells

>> No.53540127

>>53540053
>>53540089

What the shit? I don't have a customize button there.

>> No.53540135

>>53540091
private trackers

>> No.53540170
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>>53540127
I think are certain Windows created folders that you can't customize.

>> No.53540185

>>53540170

It was just a folder I store screencaps in.

Oh well I guess.

>> No.53540210

>>53539887
It's basically the same thing.
It has the same active ingredients.

>> No.53540219
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53540219

Any Kodifag ITT?

1. How do I merge TV-shows to just one entry? I have sets and some flatten option enabled for them but they won't 'merge'

2. What does Kodi do to files it can't find any information? I have couple of Finnish TV-shows that don't have any information in TMDB or IMDB and Kodi just seems to ignore them completely - not even show under 'unidentified' tag or anything.

>> No.53540233

>>53540219
Also how do I change FAULTY metadata information that Kodi or some of it plugin fetched?

>> No.53540253

What linux distribution and programs do I need to stay completely anonymous on the internet?

What are some benefits to staying anonymous on the internet?

What are some things that I could do while anonymous that I couldn't do otherwise?

I in no way plan to view child pornography, hack, or purchase anything illegal

>> No.53540284
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53540284

>Cracked Win7 --> Legit Win10

Has Microsoft caught/sued anyone for this?

>> No.53540292

How do I make appchan X look more like 4chan X?

>> No.53540396

>>53540135
I can't into private trackers

>> No.53540433

Whats a fast way to remove bloatware from Windows 10?
Just got my new laptop.

>> No.53540443

>>53540284
I don't know, but why are you considering moving to Win10
Don't.

>> No.53540457

>>53540253
>What are some benefits to staying anonymous on the internet?
Easier to avoid bans on websites and do illegal shit.
>What are some things that I could do while anonymous that I couldn't do otherwise?
Nothing.

>> No.53540482

Spend weeks looking for some program that can transform mkv to mp4 for psp with subs inyected. Anyone knows a decent or i continue manually do it one on one

>> No.53540498

Gentoo or Funtoo? What's the difference? Which is more stable?

>> No.53540510

>>53540433
Also is Edge any good?

>> No.53540530

>>53540510
It's actually pretty decent, shit for 4chan though
no WebM support either

>> No.53540546

>>53540510
Edge>IE but i would just disregard it as an everyday browser, unless you just LOVE marking shit up.

>> No.53540579

>>53540443
i'm curious bro. I thought I read on /g/ that Microshaft went after Comcast users but I can't find any related articles on it. Probably a hoax?

>> No.53540582
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53540582

Alright, I have a couple stupid questions.

First, what is the best way to clone and restore an OS install? What is the industry standard, professional way to do this?

Second, how do I infect a computer with virus and trojans, and then clean it up? I want to learn how to clean infected PCs. What software and tools are used to do this?

The reason I want to clone and restore the install is so I can practice cleaning PCs of different types of infections over and over. I have a spare PC, so I figured I could use it to learn.

>> No.53540672

>>53540582
1) What OS are we talking about?
2) Depending on the OS use the default browsers turn its privacy and security settings to the lowest it can go. Now go browse all those junk emails from your Nigerian prince cousin. Or just get on any site that doesn't default to "https"

>> No.53540681

What's the smallest "linux for retards" distro? I have very limited disk space, but I want to run something in a virtual machine.

>> No.53540706

>>53540681
I'd try Puppy linux, its maybe 200mb and basically runs off RAM.

>> No.53540747

Is it considered rude to enter a stranger's house without permission?

>> No.53540758

>>53540747
Not if you have a good reason for it.

>> No.53540762

>>53540672
Windows OSs. 7, 8.1, 10. 7 mostly, probably.

I remember seeing someplace that let you download a collection of virus files for testing purposes, but I don't remember where that was.

>> No.53540776

oops didn't see this, guess I shouldn't have made a topic

IT: Bachelor's or Applied Associates + work experience

GO

>> No.53540791

>>53540758
Like say I'm delivering a pizza, nobody comes when I knock and the door is unlocked, it's acceptable to enter the house at this point even if nobody has invited me in?

>> No.53540802

>>53540791
Why wouldn't you ring the doorbell then?
Who the fuck is gonna hear knocking?

>> No.53540844

>>53540802
Ringing the doorbell can potentially leave fingerprints though, which could lead to identity theft or liability later depending on who owns the place.

>> No.53540852

>>53537939
I've been tinkering with it, and it works when I disable 4chan X on Cyberfox. Seems way too specific and random.

>> No.53540876

>>53537692
Bump

>> No.53540895

>>53540762
Try RT Seven if you need select programs on each time you restore. Otherwise just create a drive with the OS images on it and do a clean install when ever you want to start over.

>> No.53540899

>>53540706
OK, thanks mate.

>> No.53540939
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53540939

Got one of these today, and it kinda freaked me out. I don't even download much, maybe a couple album/movie torrents a week, at most. It says this is my second alert, but I don't ever remember getting the first one.

Do I need to stop torrenting?

>> No.53540947

Does Fry's have a good selection of mini ITX cases in their retail stores? I'm headed out west for work, I've never been to a Fry's before and I'm wondering if it's worth a look.

>> No.53540952
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53540952

The cable on my headphones has separated from the chunk of plastic connecting it to the headphones.

Whats the best way to stop it from just snapping off later? I tried tape but its not really holding out. I also tried some heat shrink tubing but I cant get it past the connector.

>> No.53540964

I broke the digitizer on my HTC One M8
Should i repair it for like 200 usd or just get a new phone? Is there any other phone on the market coming (such as the HTC 10 or Samsung S7) that has comparable ruggedness/comfort?

>> No.53540975

>>53540947
Really the question is, are they an interesting/fun retail store to visit?

>> No.53540977

>>53540947
Fry's has just about everything, I would imagine so. The places tend to be pretty huge and you can find a lot of even obscure stuff there.

>> No.53541029

>>53540844
So you'll be one of like 100 suspects?

>> No.53541092

>>53540939
I wouldn't say you need to stop, just hide it a little better. You ISP can usually see the traffic going out and coming in and torrents tend to have a very noticeable trace. So instead of a few large loads every few weeks after a big movie is release. Do some every few days, then call and complain about throttling your network,because you "work" from home.

>> No.53541109

I wish to convert part of my music from FLAC to Opus to put it on my phone to pass the time while commuting. What's the best bitrate in your opinion ? Heard about 128 kbps

>> No.53541145

Why does certain text look really fuzzy on Windows 10?
Browser text is fine but things like system messages look weird.

>> No.53541170

>>53540952
most parts on the DT880 are replaceable. but try superglue

>> No.53541193

>>53539523
Now this made me fell bad for my solid state buddy. When I get some spare cash I promise I'll buy a new PSU and case so he can chill with his HDD friends.

>> No.53541202

>>53541145
Do you have display scaling turned on?

>> No.53541249

>>53541202
I did, but now browser text is off and system messages look fine.
Might be because I haven't signed out though, I'll report back after I finish installing things.

>> No.53541287

>>53541249
Let me know if you get a solution bro, having similar issues on my Win10 Laptop and can't seem to find a fix

>> No.53541340

>>53540939
Get a VPN and use it on your torrent program.

Yes, pay to pirate.

>> No.53541534
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53541534

RAM cannot be upgraded on laptop. It has only 2GB RAM.

Can I use a SSD for swap? Will it kill the SSD?

My usage is Web browsing(firefox) and libreoffice on either Manjaro, Antergos, or some ubuntu based distro.

Is 2GB enough for doing the above mentioned things in Windows 10? In case I fail to install gnu thanks to the efi 32bit something.

>> No.53541551

Thinking of building a PC. Thoughts/opinions on the build?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qCdr23

Reusing a 770 from an older build.

>> No.53541569

>>53541551
Forgot to mention that I already have ssd/storage figured out.

>> No.53541586

Are there any CLI based DVD rippers for windows or rippers that can be controlled via CLI?

>> No.53541685

Any safe places to download .apk's?
Not even trying to pirate shit, just want a free app that isn't on the store

>> No.53541713

>>53541685
What is the app?

>> No.53541758

Does the Ubuntu release with mate have the same spyware as the recent releases with Unity and would it be a good choice of distro for someone who has dabbled into linux before but never really "got into" it and wishes to switch from Windows?

>> No.53541759

>>53541713
ShowBox

If there's something better plz share

>> No.53541762

>>53540579
Microsoft went after some rogue PCs that were issuing windows keys or something like that. Not individual users so far.

>> No.53541789

Gonna have my first build soon. Guy asked $10 for assembly but maybe they'd skimp on the thermal paste or substitute old cables and stuff like that. Should I pay him $10 or risk fucking it up? Not easy to fuck up a simple build is it? Worried about power cables and front-USB/audiojack shit.

>> No.53541819

>>53541789
Building a computer is extremely easy.
Who is charging you 10$?

>> No.53541837

http://www.ncix.com/detail/benq-vz2470h-23-8in-va-led-cc-126393.htm?gclid=CjwKEAjwq6m3BRCP7IfMq6Oo9gESJACRc0bNmpEiGc1NFivifn4a1ABwFHp4zDiNqEOdJmPTSZZv8xoCcsLw_wcB


why does this monitor not have a refresh rate listed anywhere in the specs or anywhere online? Is there info that would tell me the refresh rate without actually listing it as a spec?

>> No.53541861

>>53541789
Building it is a good experience and will build confidence when the time for any sort of maintanence comes around.

>> No.53541872

>>53541789
Parts have got to the point where its extremely hard to muck installation. Just make sure you line up you CPU pins. Otherwise everything is pretty self explanatory. But hey $10 isn't too bad so save you some frustration.

>> No.53541898

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ASUS-GeForce-GTX-970-Strix-Direct-CU-II-OC-Edition-4GB-DDR5-Dual-DVI-HDMI-DP-/141930932083?hash=item210bbe2773:g:QbQAAOSwmmxW6KlF

what's the catch here, chinese zero-feedback new ebayer selling a 'new' gtx 970 for half of what amazon sell it for

worth a risk?

>> No.53541948

Are there any programs that can enhance audio for a headset, specifically for gaming? I've had a look around at virtual surround sound but it doesn't seem to change much, is there anything else?

>> No.53542026

I wanna try and start learning a Functional programming language. Where do I start?

>> No.53542154

>>53542026
Assembly

>> No.53542181

>>53540284
Bump? Bump.

>> No.53542205

>>53541819
>Building a computer is extremely easy.
10$ is still way too low. Either that guy is a friend of him or something is up.

>> No.53542208

>>53541819
Local reseller I picked parts from. It's more convenient to pick them up myself for the same price as amazon.

>>53541861
>>53541872
My thoughts exactly. It'll be fun and educational, and I get to keep $10. I'm actually looking forward to put it all together. The CPU was the only worrying thing besides cable work but hey, if anything goes wrong there's always youtube and the actual manuals. Thanks a lot!

>> No.53542272

>>53542154
I've already learned 6502 and 8086. It's time I learned a functional language

>> No.53542320

>>53540284
By legit do you mean you purchased a Windows 10 key and installed it on a cracked Windows 7 install, or you used a cracked Windows 7 and did the free update with said cracked key?

>> No.53542342

I'm looking for a used laptop for college.
I wont use it for anything too intensive.

Would a 3rd generation quad-core i7 be a lot better than a 3rd generation i5 or would it just throttle (in an ultrabook)?

I was determined to buy an i7 laptop, but i feel like it would be going to be a waste and I could spend the money on a better screen, for example.
On the other hand the price difference is only about 80€.

Any advice?

>> No.53542352

>>53542342
Get the i5.

>> No.53542379

>>53542342
Why are you getting an i7 if you're not going to be doing anything intensive?

>> No.53542388

>>53541898
>http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ASUS-GeForce-GTX-970-Strix-Direct-CU-II-OC-Edition-4GB-DDR5-Dual-DVI-HDMI-DP-/141930932083?hash=item210bbe2773:g:QbQAAOSwmmxW6KlF

If you ask me its not worth the risk. Less than 2 weeks on EBay.That BotGen of a user name. Just feels all kinda of wrong to me.

>> No.53542397

>>53542379
because, like I said, the price difference isn't very big

>> No.53542418

>>53542397
What's the price difference?

>> No.53542458

>>53542418
It was in the post, but I guess I can repeat it.
A laptop with an i7 costs about 50-100€ more than one with an i5.
Remember that I'm buying used.

>> No.53542508
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53542508

I have a pair of cheap (< US$5 converted from my currency) stereo sound boxes for PC, 1W, that drains energy from 1 USB port.
They simply doesn't emit any kind of sound. The LED lits up, but there is no sound.

It's not worth the price to pay somebody else to fix, but should I fix it myself? It's worth? Should it be difficult?

What I know is that these type of sound boxes have terrible sound quality, so I would prefer giving them (working) to someone instead of using them myself.

>> No.53542524
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53542524

>>53542397
>the price difference isn't very big
>50-100euro
>for something you are not going to use

>> No.53542562

I thought Edge was decent desu but the more I use it the more it just seems like a heavily reskinned IE. Is this Microsofts biggest Ruse yet? It can't even handle the chinz, thread watcher gets broken, WebMs are dead and when I open quick reply it scroll up the page.

>> No.53542565

>>53542458
Since you said "Only about" I will assume money isn't a real factor. I'd go with the i7 just because of the extra two cores for just in case. Saves you having to buy something with more power if the i5 doesn't work out.

>> No.53542587

>>53542508
Would you be willing to spend more on the parts to repair it then you did on the actual speakers?

>> No.53542608

>>53542524
I'll use it every day, for many hours tho.
Just not for demanding stuff.
But I get your point.

Or maybe I just don't know how college works and what I'll actually do.

I guess the i5 is still better than a Pentium or something like that.

>> No.53542640

>>53542608
What are you going in for?

>> No.53542683

>>53542640
The biggest meme of them all: computer science

>> No.53542705

>>53542587
Why you think the components would be more expensive?

>> No.53542746
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53542746

I just updated my libreoffice last night and now I got these fuck ugly lines between my toolbars. I know I can replace the default look with a firefox theme but would rather just remove the lines or turn the whole area white, any ideas?

>> No.53542781
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53542781

>>53542320
To be clear, suppose I have Windows 7 with a Daz crack. I somehow manage to get the free upgrade through the pop-up at the bottom corner. MS gives me a legit code for Win10 (accidentally).

Saw this article today, but it's outdated:
http://venturebeat.com/2015/07/29/pirates-are-successfully-upgrading-to-windows-10-for-free/

Hence my question. (>>53540284)

>> No.53542785

>>53542705
Do you have a soldering iron?

>> No.53542803

I would like to have some app/extension or whatever you call it that tells me when a certain webpage changes.

I'm monitoring a site that lists clinical trials and I would like to know right away if they put something new up instead of having to check every couple of hours.

I'm sure someone knows what it's called what I'm looking for.
I use Chrome, pls no hate.

>> No.53542813

>>53542785
Yes. And lead.

>> No.53542826

>>53542562
>made by the same company
>icon is mostly the same
>replaces internet explorer

by god, you might be on to something!

>> No.53542861

>>53542826
No need for that cheek lad, it's more just because people were making out as if Edge was actually good

>> No.53542886

>>53542781
Then no. No one has been sued. Beside more people will legit buy Windows, rather than crack or pirated it. Would cost more to go for those pirate then it would be worth.

>> No.53542900

>>53542813
Oh so cracked that shit open, and figure it out.

>> No.53542955
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53542955

I juust installed arch on Macbook Pro mid 2010.

I'm using only using awesome window manager with compton composition manager and chromium and the cpu is already getting hot. Why does this happen? OS X can easily handle several tabs without the fans going wild. Should I scale down the cpu? I am satisfied with the RAM usage.

>> No.53542961

>>53542861
Really? The only people I've seen saying it was good are Microsoft employs or being sarcastic.

>> No.53543018

>>53541948

bomp

>> No.53543110

>>53542961
I don't know man, I remember around the time people claiming Edge was actually good and MS have got it right this time. Honestly from a quick play you'd be inclined to agree. Only now that I'm actually using it do I see how it's a bit shit

>> No.53543195
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53543195

I have 3 DVDs that have a crack of 1cm lenght in their borders. Is it safe to put them on the drive? Or could they break inside and then give me "headaches"?

>> No.53543268

>>53543195
if the crack is along the outside of the disk its kinda ok to use on a low speed drive (some software exists to limit read speeds too)
if the crack is on the inside of the disk it would be best to not put it in the drive, unless you really need the data it has in it (you might need to disassemble the drive and clean the inside if it shatters, and its a real mess let me tell you)

>> No.53543380

>>53543268
Sorry, I forgot to say it's on the outside border.
It's from the border to the center.

>> No.53543518

Just installed Linux Mint. Which firewall should I get? The default one doesn't seem to be able to filter traffic based on application.

>> No.53543766

>>53537509
Ok so I've got a C++ function that when called, needs to return a random number between A and B. I've written the function, but for some reason, it's not behaving like I'm expecting it to. Here's the function
int randomNumber(int A, int B)
{
return 4;
}

>> No.53543808
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53543808

Which is the best FOSS Windows 7 chronometer?

>> No.53543872

Is VLC really incapable of bitstreaming DTS/AC3 in linux?

>> No.53543880

>>53543766
Nice meme.

>> No.53543918

what is the most "comfy" DE or WM for any distro out there?

>> No.53543920

Everytime I try to print something on my HP Laserjet M1522nf it keep printing an page with:
PCL XL error
Subsystem: IMAGE
Error: MissingData
Operator: ReadImage
Position: 32 (these numbers are random, I got 120 and 59 too)

What I'm supposed to do, I'm tired of this fucking printer bullshit.

>> No.53544000

I have a dual boot Windows 7, Linux Mint box that uses the grub2 bootloader. I'm trying to upgrade from LM13 to LM17 (fresh installation). I'll be backing up /home/, and the software selection, but should I also backup /boot/? And for that matter, is their anything outside of /home/ I should also backup?

>> No.53544049

Good android app for wifi cracking, preferably without root?

>> No.53544113
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53544113

I keep getting this error after playing GTA V for awhile. I have verified the game cache and reinstalled the game over 10 times. It just wont go away. How do I fix this?

>> No.53544175

>>53544113

Did you try and update your GPU drivers to the latest?

>> No.53544180
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53544180

Can someone tell me please what partition should I use for arch root? sda1 or sda2?

>> No.53544209

>>53544180
I'm guessing it would be sda2, because the other is used as swap memory right?

>> No.53544214

>>53544209
Yeah, I think it's the swap, I choosed automatic partition.

>> No.53544259
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53544259

Why is my amd 8 core processor losing to a i5 4690k quad core? It's mathematically unfiesable.

>> No.53544308

>>53544259
bc intels better

>> No.53544317

>>53544308
Thanks, now how about someone answer the question who isn't a complete retard?

>> No.53544376

>>53544259
There are numerous factors that determine CPU performance, its not just MHz*Cores

>> No.53544396

>>53544259
instructions per clock

>> No.53544403

>>53544396
oops * per cycle

>> No.53544446

My first time building a PC.

1. How much better is the 980ti compared to the R9 390?

2. Does the brand of the card matter too much?

>> No.53544517

Don't know where to put this but here seems like the right place.
I'm completely new to all things linux and want to test the waters.
Is £100 enough for something good for this purpose and can any of you point me in the right direction.
Thanks.

>> No.53544553

>>53544446
30-50% faster
some coolers are better than others, also different warranties

>> No.53544617

>>53544517
That's plenty for another drive to install linux on

If you want a separate machine to install it on you could just get an raspberry pi or derivative

>> No.53544806

>>53544617
I was looking for this as a way to have a secondary device that could be used for work once I get used to everything. I don't really see the point in doing this on my desktop with another drive or else I'd have already done that.
As for a raspberry pi, as stated earlier this is going to be for work and other situations that would require a level of portability. Although the devices themselves are extremely portable, the equipment required to use them isn't the kind of thing I could produce transporting from A to B.
I'm sorry that these intentions weren't clear in my original post.
Considering the new information on intended use, do you have any information that could help?

>> No.53544819

my professor said that the school computers don't allow for virtualization.
does this mean that when I'm running assembly in visual studio, it's talking directly to the processor?
wouldn't this be more of a security concern than running a virtual OS?

>> No.53544826

How do I trigger the Google Play Store auto-update?
If I select update all, it also updates the apps I have disabled auto update for.
It just won't start updating for some reason. I've tried turning wifi on and off.

>> No.53544861

>>53544175
I believe they are

>> No.53545043

How long do Windows 10 updates stay hidden when hidden using wushowhide?

>> No.53545123

I'm stupid Wangblows user interested in using Linux.

Arch, Gentoo or Ubuntu? Is there a simple comparison chart or something. I don't know how much these distros differ from each other

>> No.53545215

>>53545123
if you have no experience, stay away from Arch or Gentoo! Those are for advanced users. Ubuntu will be fine to try it out. Don't forget that you can run a live system from a cd or usb, that way you can even find out if you like the look of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu or Lubuntu better.

>> No.53545323

How can I get my computer infected with malware?

>> No.53545570

>>53541837
no one knows? :(

>> No.53545586

>>53537559
>been a thing and who are they generally populated by?
Finalnd.

>> No.53545604

Real stupid question, but do you guys think it's safe taking a HDD with pirated anime and music on a plane? I don't wanna get fined and jailed in another country.

>> No.53545614

>>53545123
Mint.

>> No.53545623

What is the proper way to store a CPU?

Im still waiting for my motherboard to arrive and i just have lying it around inside the box over my desk.

>> No.53545634

>>53545623
Inside the little plastic cover it came with the box. You can store it for ages.

>> No.53545677

OK so I don't know if this is worth returning/exchanging. I got it a week ago and It has a light bleed or glow. Its only on the right side. I hear its normal on ips panels though and its only noticeable on black or dark images.

>> No.53545685

>>53545634
Then meanwhile its not hit by the sun or something like that will be fine then?
I haven't taken it out the box yet.

Thanks.

>> No.53545686

>>53545677
I don't know how bad is it, but I've had two IPS monitors for years and none of them have noticeable bleeding. It's definitely not normal.

>> No.53545690
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53545690

>>53545677
Image of the glow/bleed

>> No.53545698

>>53545685
I don't know about sun or anything, but all you have to care is not to bend any pins, and not to fuck up the cap somehow.

>> No.53545711

>>53544000
Me and my full house digits still need an answer to this.

>> No.53545763
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53545763

What is a good way to start learning programming? I don't want to just use example code I want to learn to logic behind things
What is a good language to start with?

>> No.53545892

Besides a monitor, keyboard, mouse and either headphones or speakers, what other peripherals do you find essential?

I've been thinking of dropping an extra 50-100 on a printer just in case, but there's always the library and thumb drives.

>> No.53545898

>>53545892
A good mousepad obviously.

>> No.53545921

>>53545898
Are they're really necessary/do they make that big of a difference? What if I have a laser mouse instead of optical?

>> No.53546004

>>53545763
For a beginner, a scripting language would be easy enough, and let you learn the flow of programming without overloading you in syntax. My favorite scripting language is Lua, it's very quick/easy to learn, although a bit slow at runtime. Python is another good one.

>> No.53546011

>>53545892
Post speccy.

>> No.53546014

Is there absolutely any way the EXIF data can be obtained from a phone post around a year ago?

>> No.53546030
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53546030

I think I fucked up. I just got a couple new 4TB drives to replace the 1.5TB nightmare that was failing SMART tests for me, and decided now was as good a time as any to properly set up RAID with the controller built in to my mobo. The drives I'm using are the 2 4TB WD Reds, and 2 2TB Reds that I had in the machine previously. I got RST to see everything and let me build the RAID between the 2 4TB drives, but I think I overestimated what it was going to do automatically for me. I had already moved all my data from the drives onto one of the 4TBs since I knew it'd let me just mirror that one onto the other 4TB, but I guess I just assumed it'd also let me convert from a RAID 1 array on those 2 into RAID 10 with the 2TB drives? It doesn't seem to be an option and I don't really get why. Am I just retarded?

>> No.53546054

what happens if I try to "free upgrade" my w7 machine to w10, when I activated with daz loader?

is it possible to reformat with the free tool, so I don't have 2 million registry errors?

>> No.53546063

>>53546014
post the pic and ill tell you

>> No.53546073

>>53546011
Haven't bought it yet, but here's the set:

>has a GTX 970 Ti GPU
http://www.frys.com/product/8708391

>monitor
http://www.frys.com/product/8134165

>keyboard
http://www.frys.com/product/7804439

>mouse
http://www.frys.com/product/6266950

Also a surge protector and I might get a mousepad.

>> No.53546131

>>53545921
I don't know, for me they are. Even if you don't play games. It's just super comfy.

>> No.53546151
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53546151

Which is the best mailing list provider? Why?

>> No.53546157

Is there any good software for making songs for someone who has little to no musical talent?

>> No.53546170
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53546170

/g/ I thought ATX was ATX, to my shock now I just realized my Z170XP-SLI is an inch narrower and doesn't perfect mount with my older case screws heads.

I frankly don't see though why this is a physical problem though, the Motherboard is still firmly in place and not touching anything.

Is it alright to still use this older case or will it cause problems?

>> No.53546192

>>53546073
Seems overpriced for what it is.

Pretty much everything is $10 more expensive than what it should be and the computer even more.

>> No.53546194

>>53546014
4chan has been removing Exif data for several years now.

>> No.53546200

>>53546157
If you mean instrumental creation, FL Studio is probably the easiest and most popular to use, especially by shit rappers, then there's Ableton, and Reason. I've used all 3, my personal favorite is Reason, but you can make anything with any software if you're good really.

>> No.53546227

>>53546200
Hey man, thanks

>> No.53546236

>>53546227
Honestly you should go on /mu/ and ask in some soundcloud thread or something.

>> No.53546244

How long does it take to learn R vs Python? Which is easier to pick up, learn, and use for work related stuff?

>> No.53546253

>>53546192
Everything comparable on Newegg and Amazon has been anywhere from 150-300 bucks more, and if I added up the costs of buying the components individually, it's still more expensive than buying it prebuilt there.

Where else could I get a box for cheaper than that with an i7, a 1TB drive, a decent GPU and decent memory? I just want a Skyrim on max settings machine and I don't have the spoons to assemble a box anymore.

>> No.53546274

I'm planning on upgrading from my FX6300 to a Skylake processor. If I'm just mostly gaming should I go for the 6600k or 6700k and what would be a good motherboard for either cpu?

>> No.53546308

>>53546030
also if this is the wrong place to ask this, if someone could point me to the best place with a solution that'd be awesome. There's nothing mission critical on these drives, but it'd suck a fucking lot to lose the data.

>> No.53546349

>>53546244
It's hard to answer this kind of question, since these languages serve different purposes. Both are easy to learn if you know how to program or know another language, but python will be more valuable since you can do a lot more with it. R is pretty much just for statistics.

>> No.53546381

So I want to create a typing tool where it measures what keys are easiest to reach for you.

Could I create this with Java? How would I get started?

I know only the very core basics of Java but am willing to learn. Just need a push into the right direction.

>> No.53546403

>>53546381
you can probably do this with java if you wanted, but your description of your idea is very unclear. what do you mean by "measures what keys are easiest to reach"

>> No.53546424

>>53546403
Well the idea is that people have more accuracy when having to press A on your keyboard. Moreso than Shift + L or something. I just want to create a program that measures every respective key and gives it a percentage score of "ease of reach".

>> No.53546463

>>53546253
You dont need a I7 for gaming, you are better getting a I5, the difference is 2-5% more performance for $100 more when it comes to games.
Decent memory is 8GB.
Actually, amazon and newegg, its just about learning what buy.

Read:
http://www.logicalincrements.com/

>> No.53546511

>>53546424
No help, huh?

>> No.53546682

Can I use a leaf blower from a far-away distance to clean out computers? Would leaving the PSU plugged in but switched off (ground wire should still be connected, correct?) help with disipating any static discharge that might occur? I don't want to fry any components in my machine, but I'm a poor third-world full-time student, as such canned air is expensive and a compressor is too much of a sunk cost for me to even make. My uncle's got a leaf blower though.

>> No.53546708

>>53546682
You shouldn't... Could have great static energy.

>> No.53546721
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53546721

OK, I got a "Nokia 2280" cellphone that is broken. My uncle, the previous owner, had anger of not being able to see well information on it's screen (he doesn't uses proper glasses) and threw it many times in many directions. As a result, the SIM card reader is missing, and the battery connector is loose, among other problems.
Should I pay to fix this cellphone?
I could not find a unit of this model being sold by a good seller on an online store of my country.
>pic related, is one unit of the same model (not mine)

>> No.53546755

>>53546682
Bad idea.

RIP fan bearings.
Static.
Buy a weak vacuum with blowing option.

>> No.53547037

>http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Inspiron-i7559-763BLK-Full-HD-GeForce/dp/B015PYYDMQ
Should I, /g/?

800 is about the most I can afford right now, but if there are better options not so far from that price I'd jump the gun.

>what do you want the notebook for?
It doesn't HAVE to be able to run Inventor, but it'd be amazing if it did.

Aside from that, Matlab or light gaming would be the most I'd expect.

>> No.53547166
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53547166

>>53547037
>windows 10

>> No.53547173

>>53547166
He can just install Windows 8.1.

>> No.53547186

>>53547166
The OS is irrelevant, you can pirate anything the second you get it. Stop shitposting.

>> No.53547190

I've never bought a computer on my own before. I'm using a 7 year old one I bought from a friend. I mostly play 4x games, League of Legends, and some RPGs. Is this gonna work? Hold my hand please.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227654&ignorebbr=1

>> No.53547200
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53547200

>>53547173

>> No.53547225

>>53547190
Build one.

You are overpaying around $300 for that computer.

>> No.53547227

>>53547166
I'm perfectly capable of installing another OS if I deem it necessary, but I'm also willing to try W10 anyways given that I've never had the chance to use it for a prolonged amount of time.

>> No.53547242

>>53547225
I'm not a smart man. I'm scared I'll fuck it all up. How hard will it be for a first timer?

>> No.53547257

Do USB monitors take a significant toll on CPU or GPU performance?

>> No.53547265

>>53547242
Its really easy.

Read Logicalincrements.com

>> No.53547270

Why would a Raid 1 ( 2 x 850's 500gb) need me to boot to bios, exit without touching anything, before actually booting windows?

>> No.53547291

hey /sqt/
i was wondering how reliable modern phone batteries are. I was planning on making an android torrent box and would leave the phone on charge 24/7

>> No.53547311

>>53547291
Incredibly reliable unless the phone is utter chinkshit.

>> No.53547313

Is there a single benefit to upgrading to Windows 10

>> No.53547314
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53547314

I contacted the manufacturer of one of my webcams asking for the most recent driver for this hardware. Got no response in weeks... In their site, there is no "drivers" section. What can I do?

>> No.53547324

>>53538288
Look in your graphics driver setting for an option called 'fit panel' or something like that.

>> No.53547330

>>53547313
I wouldn't know. I never swapped to windows 8 or 10. Still sitting cozy with 7.

>> No.53547375

>>53547242
not hard if you exercise even a modicum of caution

and even if you don't want to do that you're better off picking the parts you want and having a friend build it or pay a neckbear or a microcenter to do it for you that buying a prebuilt

>> No.53547387

Is IRC on a mobile less secure than on a PC? If not so, are there any good IRC clients for Android ?
I'm a bad combo of careful/obsessive and generally illiterate/mostly-new-to-the-world.

>> No.53547430

>>53547375
Not hard at all, as long as you watch a good guide on youtube a few times through, and avoid making beginner mistakes like forgetting to screw in the stand-offs before you put the motherboard down, forgetting the I/O backpanel shield, buying a shitty power supply, etc.

>> No.53547444

>>53537509
My xcom 2 torrent is failing an install on a bin file due to a crc check. Is it the ram?

>> No.53547516
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53547516

Would you buy this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxM1vWY663k

>> No.53547572

>>53547291
That will rekt your batteries, no matter what phone you use.

>> No.53547707
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53547707

There is an official way to backup Gmail content? How?

>> No.53547713

>>53547516
only if it cleans my asshole.

>> No.53547736

>>53547707
Download your mail in an email application and create a backup from there

>> No.53547771

now this question here is some real pleb casual shit
I am going to replace the GPU in my dads alienware desktop. The budget is $200 what do you guys recommend?

>> No.53547785

>>53547771
GTX 960. Wait until summer when the new line launches and prices drop.

>> No.53547814

>>53547324
see
>>53538701
>>53538731

it doesn't show up

>> No.53547843

i saw someone on >>>/wg/ that had his win10 taskbar completely transparent. how do it? i found classic shell but if there is a way to do it without external programs that would be cool

>> No.53547856

What would you recommend for a good app on Android to clean up your device? Non root

>> No.53547877

>>53547736
E-mail application = Mozilla Thunderbird?

>> No.53547885

>>53547856
CleanMaster if you're wanting a one-touch kind of deal and are willing to uninstall it after using. ES File Explorer, which you should have anyway, now has a decent cleanup extension.

>> No.53547921
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53547921

I received a (Olympus) xD-Picture Card M 1GB. Is this good? I don't have an adaptor to plug it on the USB port of my PC...

>> No.53547939

>>53547885
>es file explorer
just bloat my shit up, man

>> No.53547982

>>53547877

Mozzila Thunderbird ∈ E-mail applications

BUT

Mozilla Thunderbird != E-mail application

>> No.53547985

>>53542683
You most likely won't need any powerful computer for cs or any programming classes. I'm doing an ee/cs hybrid degree and most of the programming courses for cs/physics that are really intensive let you ssh into the university's shit. The only reason you'd need a fast computer in STEM is for 3d CAD shit

>> No.53548003

>>53547921
Microwave it until it fits in an SD port, it works.

Start with 30 seconds, then adds seconds until it fits.

>> No.53548008

>>53542342
T H I N K P A D
H
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K
P
A
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>> No.53548028

>>53547713
bruh

>> No.53548033

>>53547982
Thanks.

>> No.53548051

My cpu is hitting some really bad temps on idle. It used to hit around 30c idle but now it's up to 70c. When I first noticed it, it was making some weird sounds too. Cpu is an i3 4360 with stock cooler and a 450w or so psu

>> No.53548072

>>53548051
Check cooler, change thermal paste.

>> No.53548102

>>53548003
I don't own a microwave oven...

>> No.53548152

Do I get different sound quality based on which volume settings I use?

If I play a youtube video on my computer, which is hooked up to my tv. Is there a noticable difference between having the computer volume and youtube volume low, but the tv's volume high, as opposed to having the computer volume and youtube volume high, but the tv volume low?

Is this damaging to speakers, or is there an optimate volume controller I should use (like only using tv volume, or only controlling volume through computer's volume)?

>> No.53548172

>>53548152
General rule is to have your source volume as high as possible, and your hardware volume as low as you can. As in high volume in windows, low volume on your volume knob.

>> No.53548247
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53548247

Okay /g/. I seriously need your help. My headset broke, and my girlfriend lent me one of her spare headsets. Its some RIG Plantronics piece of shit, and it has a built in feature that you can always hear yourself. Its fucking annoying and is there anyway to stop it from electrical taping the ever living shit out of it, as that's my last resort until I get paid on the first again.

I've disabled everything I could possibly think of in the audio manager but it doesn't seem to fucking help.

>> No.53548267

Whats the difference in hardware between the new XPS 13 and the developer edition?

>> No.53548507

Is it safe to remove the battery from my laptop and just use the ac adaptor all the time? My battery is dead or broken and could be a fire hazard.

>> No.53548518

>>53548507
Yes.

That is how most laptops end when the battery dies.

>> No.53548555

Do I need an aftermarket color if planning to OC my skylake processor? What would the power draw or whatever be if I do OC? I'm using a 4 pin CPU power connector even though my motherboard has 8 pins. It would be OCing through the mobo, as my CPU is non k but I guess you're able to overclock them thanks to the mobo.

I've never OCed in my life. Does it actually put my other PC components at risk of failure?

>> No.53548577
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53548577

On AppchanX, do the thread watcher forgets the threads after I change my IP address or I restart the PC?

>> No.53548593

>>53548247
I don't know how to fix it but the feature is called mic monitoring. May help you if you're looking up ways to stop if.

>> No.53548632
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53548632

I saw, in the documentation that came along with the Windows software, that DVDISASTER works with images... I could not understand. I want to read DVDs, why I need to configure image size?

>> No.53548886

>>53548507
Of course.

You could just buy a new battery anyways.

>> No.53549014

Anyone know of a video editing program that allows me to crop with any size? Currently using Camtasia Studio but it only allows me to make square like crops.

>> No.53549284

Really stupid question but very useful if I were to get an answer.

I put all my music onto my phone from my music folder but there is a discrepancy. My computer has one extra file that my phone doesn't. Dragging and dropping then clicking 'don't copy' and 'do this for all conflicts' doesn't fix it. How do I find the discrepancy?

>> No.53549545

>>53549284
Are you sure it's a music and not a system file like "thumbs.db"?

>> No.53549684
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53549684

Is 2GB of ram and a 2.16 ghz (laptop) enough for word processing and internet browsing smoothly?

>> No.53549707

Is the i5 Dell XPS 13 worth it for 800$ or no?

>> No.53549761

>>53549684
Yes but No, get a 4GB cheap laptop with a Z Atom CPU.

Most budget laptops cant upgrade their RAM.

You are talking about something like the Lenovo 100S or the ASUS X205TA right?

>> No.53549765
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53549765

Is this a good GPU buy?
It's a GTX 970, OC'd to 1152 MHz (1304MHz boost).
Price is 326€ ($368 USD).
It'll be playing Kerbal Space Program in Arch.

http://www.amazon.de/Gainward-426018336-3453-NVIDIA-GTX970-Graphics/dp/B014JLEOUW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1458286036&sr=8-1&keywords=970+phantom

>> No.53549881

>>53549545
I'd be able to find it in that case, no? It would be either at the bottom or top of my folder.

>> No.53549931

>dd a file to a different volume
>sha256 is different from original file

>> No.53550249

>>53549765
What processor do you have?

>> No.53550283

>>53549765
just wait for the new gpus

>> No.53550349

>>53549881
No. System files could be hidden in one place, and not in another.

>> No.53550368

I'm a complete noob to programming, and i would like to learn.
Do you guys have any sites that i can use to start learning?

>> No.53550570

>>53545763
Mathematics

>> No.53550614

>>53549684
I would say 2 GB is on the lower end (I recommend 4 GB) but it's doable if you have a light operating system. Linux with xfce/mate as desktop environment or Windows XP (you can get RAM usage down to less than 100 MB for the operating system which leaves you with 1.9GB for the browser which is enough).

>> No.53550630
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53550630

Wondering if there are better alternatives to these parts. budgeting around 1k AU.

>> No.53550699
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53550699

/wsr/ gurus

I am looking at getting a dell inspiron 15 7000 2 in 1 model (other model suggestions welcome)

The new deals on dells site are online and I've hit a snag

Do I buy the i3 model that comes with 4GB & 500HDD for $799aud (in this case I would buy an 8GB stick and 256GB SSD and fit them myself)...

Or take the plunge and spend a few hundred more and get the i5 or i7 which comes with all the above already fitted

I don't game, the most intensive thing I do is running 20-30 tabs on a browser which includes videos streaming

What do?

Cheers!

>> No.53550728

>>53546721
holy fuck I would pay top dollar for a working 2280. best phone ever made.

>> No.53551345

Question for some people who know how to program well.

Making a program for school, user inputs values for diameter, length, width, base, height. Those values are put through some calculations for area. Area is calculated and spat back out to the user in various different units. After making it we were told to seperate it into a shit load of submodules (methods in java).

However, when I seperate my input and output modules it kind of fucks up the whole program (won't compile).

And it's because the variables are initialized within the input method and then I try to use those variables in the output method. If I try to define the variables within the method (obviously doesn't work) because I've already defined and initialized the variables within the input method(s).

So my question is essentially how can I enable my output method to use the variables initialized by the user in the input methods.

The idea is meant to be that my main is just:
Main {
inputInteger();
inputReal();
outputCRT(); //CRT = Circle Rectangle Triangle
}

I thought you passed variables between methods like:

outputCRT(int diameter, double length...etc)
{
all my shit in the output
}

But (I'm pretty sure) this means that when I call it in my main I'd have to give it values:

Main {
outputCRT(8, 32.43...etc);
}

But that defeats the whole purpose of users inputting their own values in using the scanner. Please help if you understand what I'm trying to get across, can post more info if needed.

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