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  1. Solved Oh cool, thanks antspants. :) So does that...

    Oh cool, thanks antspants. :)

    So does that mean Steam can be installed in (for example) E:\games\Steam (with the games in "\steamapps\[etc]".) then, without any problems? That'd be ideal :D
  2. Solved [new computer] Should I install Steam on smaller SSD or bigger HDD?

    Hi all, I'll be getting a new gaming Desktop PC in a few days time, and I've never had a computer with both a SSD and a HDD (the one I have now is nearly 11 years old! And it's all installed on a...
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    My main question is if I should install Steam on...

    My main question is if I should install Steam on my SSD or on my HDD?

    I know my games will take up most of the room on there, so I guess most of the largest games will be installed wherever Steam...
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    Questions on where to install programs on new PC (SSD or HDD?)

    Hi all, I'll be getting a new gaming Desktop PC in a few days time, and I've never had a computer with both a SSD and a HDD (the one I have now is nearly 11 years old! And it's all installed on a...
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    Thanks a lot everyone for your advice, I...

    Thanks a lot everyone for your advice, I appreciate it :) I'll leave my computer on for as long as possible when I've got the chance.



    It's been a while since it's been changed, and I'm honstly...
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    Mine's only a 400GB HDD anyway (though I have an...

    Mine's only a 400GB HDD anyway (though I have an external HDD if it checks that as well). I'll just have to leave it on [from the morning] all day (too noisy at night in my bedroom for me to sleep...
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    I tried running a chkdsk /R, but it got stuck at...

    I tried running a chkdsk /R, but it got stuck at around 16% and never got any further than that (how many hours would I have to wait if it's just that it needs a long time to scan?). I've started...
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    Starting with BSOD after noticing strange symbols in registry

    Hi all,I'm not sure what's going on with my PC, but it started with my Desktop Wallpaper not changing - again - and seeing strange symbols in the Registry error (but that's for another topic)So now...
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    I don't see how I can do the 'wmic useraccount...

    I don't see how I can do the 'wmic useraccount get name' when the "name" of it is "�؏�؏ᡗE", but other than that, I hardly have a clue what that person is on about, sorry.

    I'm considering doing...
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    Well I've recently installed a program called Who...

    Well I've recently installed a program called Who Is On My Wifi - after seeing a car suspiciously parked outside our house with its engine on (but parked about 1/2 a meter away from the curb) with 2...
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    Strange symbols found in Registry Editor

    I wasn't sure which place to put it in, so I put it in General Support.

    I was about to find out why my Desktop Wallpaper's not changing - again - and when I went into Reg Edit, I saw this:

    Does...
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    Solved I've already got a Repair Install DVD of Windows...

    I've already got a Repair Install DVD of Windows 10, but would that include all the updates from Windows Update*?

    I mean, seeing as the Creators Update are updates from Windows Update, how would I...
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    Solved Oops, sorry, I hadn't updated my Windows build....

    Oops, sorry, I hadn't updated my Windows build. It's now actually [Win 10.0 still] build 14393
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    Solved Should I install Windows 10 Creators Updates on my aging Desktop PC?

    I know it's a bit of an odd question to ask - and it's not exactly an objective question either (and that it's not really a "problem" per se), but I've been intentionally avoiding it for a long while...
  15. Thread: VPN never connecting (+ question) by Gaz1701
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    VPN never connecting (+ question)

    I've known I had this problem for months now (at least a year maybe?), but I've never really thought about the importance of not having a VPN - and being ignorant of what it's for for too long, as...
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    Solved Good news! Whichever one of those things that I...

    Good news! Whichever one of those things that I unticked did the job, and I'm back on the internet!

    THANK YOU so much! I'm so truly grateful to you both :D

    I always highly recommend...
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    Solved Sorry to bump this again, but I could do with...

    Sorry to bump this again, but I could do with some more help here still :( (it was by birthday yesterday and I was given a Steam voucher, but I can't use it until I get the internet to work on my...
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    Solved OK, I've disabled the DNS Client service. The...

    OK, I've disabled the DNS Client service.

    The results for 'tracert 194.119.131.66' on all 30 of them just says "Request timed out"


    Could it be because it's classed as being connected to a...
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    Solved OK, I've removed all the programs that you've...

    OK, I've removed all the programs that you've listed (including Spybot), and stopped Firefox from looking for a proxy.

    I've also set the firewall rules to default and [re-]reset the host file...
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    Solved Sorry to bump this thread, but I still need help...

    Sorry to bump this thread, but I still need help with this problem. :(
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    Solved OK, I've done what you asked (including the...

    OK, I've done what you asked (including the uninstall files). Here are the FRST and addition.txt files attached.

    in the ...\etc. folder I could only see hosts - plural (including 19...
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    Solved DNS server not responding on desktop PC - with error 651

    I've had this problem since 26th June, and [while using my laptop to post this through my own wifi - so I know it's just my desktop that's the problem] here are what I've tried so far (that I can...
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    Solved I don't quite know how I've gotten it to work,...

    I don't quite know how I've gotten it to work, but I've had much bigger issues with the internet on my Desktop not working - but I'll post that as a separate thread in the relevant place.

    Thanks...
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    Solved Sorry for the late reply, I've tried the...

    Sorry for the late reply, I've tried the suggestions they put on there:


    It worked ONCE [and once only], but after restarting Firefox, the same message appears again! I've posted what I've done...
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    Solved Firefox "can't load XPCOM" - even with complete fresh reinstall

    I have tried seemingly everything bar reinstalling Windows 10 to try to get Firefox to work again.

    I've moved my profile to an external HDD, and deleted everywhere I know that Firefox is located:...
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