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  1. Windows 10 audio stutter/glitch/pops

    Windows 10 Support
    I don't know if it's Windows causing this issue, or if it's my hardware. I have checked with DPC Latency Checker and it shows me all green. I have also reinstalled the driver and the OS, but none have worked. The issue seems to start when the computer has been running for a few hours. All audio...
  2. Suddenly very low fps in games, and pc is slow

    Video Card Support
    As the title says, I was playing a game some days ago, when all of a sudden, the game started having extremely low FPS. Since then all my games run quite badly and the FPS is significantly lower than before. For comparison, I've been able to run Battlefield 1 on Ultra settings with 60+ FPS, but...
  3. Add Windows 10 (HDD) to GRUB, boot from Mint 20 (SSD)

    Linux Support
    I did some searching and couldn't easily find a solution to this problem, here... So here it is. My PC has Windows 10 and Mint 20 Cinnamon in different disks. It was booting Windows 10 before I installed Mint. No dual boot because I didn't go for manual partitioning. I could try and get it to...
  4. Laptop Internal Microphone reading only static noise

    Windows 10 Support
    Hi. Joined specifically for this because I've been struggling with this for days, so any help would be really appreciated. So recently the internal microphone on my laptop (acer swift SF114-32) has just been picking up a really loud static noise all the time. I noticed the issue when zoom...
  5. WiFi Adapter Keeps Turning Off

    Windows 10 Support
    The WiFi adapter (Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN) on my Dell Latitude E6430 (Windows 10 64-bit) refuses to stay on. I click the Network icon in my taskbar, my Wi-Fi says "turned off," so I click the button to turn it on, and a few seconds later, it automatically turns off again. It behaves...
  6. Stopping Windows 10 updates

    Windows 10 Support
    Howdy. As many, many others have found, its seems to be impossible to completely stop Windows 10 updates. I do understand the necessity of security updates, but Windows seems to "decide" to update at the most inopportune time, e.g., during a Zoom meeting, opening my Laptop in the morning 10...
  7. What's wrong with my RAM?

    RAM and Power Supply Support
    System Information and Wise system monitor on Windows 10 is showing me this What's wrong here? I have two 8GB ram sticks, so both of them are working because it shows more than 8gb is available. But why not full 16? Intel G4560 Asus B250m-K Corsair 8x2 2400Mhz Onboard graphic
  8. Windows 10 Fails to Boot Every Month or Two

    Windows 10 Support
    I’m posting this on behalf of my father in-law. So I don’t readily have access to this machine. I built him a computer a couple years ago and recently, every month or two, Windows 10 fails to boot. It will basically never make it through the automatic repair and also fails to find restore...
  9. Wifi 5 giga hertz connectivity issue (not working after clean windows 10 install)

    Windows 10 Support
    At first the laptop supported 5 gigahertz bandwidth but when I did a clean windows 10 install and got all the drivers updated automatically and manually, it no longer supports 5 gigahertz. Wifi: Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. Radio types supported (as shown on cmd) : 802.11n...
  10. Windows 10 freezing (black screen) after installing AMD Drivers

    Windows 10 Support
    I have been attempting to get my computer working properly for the past 2 or so weeks now and decided to just ask for help here. My computer has a ryzen 7 2700X cpu with the stock wraith cooler, a red devil vega 56 gpu, 16 gb of 3000 MHz ddr4 corsair vengeance rgb pro ram in slots 1 and 2 of the...
  11. [SOLVED] How Microsoft account works?

    Windows 10 Support
    I have read Microsoft's own "what it is" but it seemed so vague and I'm really confused about what it is! Is it exactly like Google account? (i.e. Google account is needed to activate Android and use Playstore and any app free or paid is restored back in a new device from the account). In that...
  12. [SOLVED] Windows 10 dualbooting questions

    Windows 10 Support
    HI, I'm going to buy Windows 10 home retail next month for personal use. I used Linux for 7 years almost since my first pc. I need Windows to use the commercial softwares. My issues are the following: 1. Should I buy it from offline reseller stores? Or should I buy it online from Microsoft...
  13. [SOLVED] Help needed for dualbooting Windows 10 with Ubuntu

    Linux Support
    Hi, I'm planning to buy a Windows 10 retail version and dual boot it with my current Ubuntu for media production. Ubuntu is on a 120Gb SSD installed in UEFI mode and has a separate EFI partition. I read that was recommended. I want to put Windows 10 on a 250gb ssd or a NVMe M2. With a third...
  14. Audio Virus?

    Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help
    For a few months now, at random intervals, there will be a knocking sound played through my headphones as if someone is knocking at my door. I have seen this audio used to prank people, but it is somewhere on my computer and I can't find the process responsible. Also, starting today a cmd prompt...
  15. Questions about installing and using Windows 10

    Windows 10 Support
    I use Linux. But I was thinking to buy Windows 10 to play games and use adobe products. But I have the following questions - 1. Suppose I buy a windows 10 (shop or online or Microsoft store whatever). And I install it in one machine (one ssd). But later I want to migrate to a completely new...
  16. Did anyone else get windows 10.0.15063.0

    Windows 10 Support
    Hi all, my works PC chose to download what I am assuming to be the new Windows 10 Creators update, V10.0.15063.0 I was wondering as none of the other machines in my workplace (or at home) are seeing this update have i got something I shouldnt have?
  17. Need Help about Windows 10 BSOD in HP Elitebook.

    Windows 10 Support
    It's a Hp Elitebook Folio 9470m. With 250Gb SSD and 8Gb RAM (upgraded), i7, Windows 10 (Upgraded from 8). It was sent to service at HP for heating and broken ethernet port. As it came back, we found the ethernet is still not working and the problem was that the only account on it was a guest...
  18. Running bootcamp to install Windows 7

    Mac Support
    Hi, In about a week or so I have been asked to install Windows 7 on a friends iMac via Bootcamp. He did inquire about using Parallels, but I thought that the Bootcamp method would be better as it would have full use of the systems resources rather that only using some of them in a virtual...