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Type C to VGA cable not working?

Q: Type C to VGA cable not working?

I have a type c male to vga male cable plugged into my Yoga 910 laptop and a 32in Dell monitor (I used the VGA input because I am already using the monitors other input, an HDMI input, for the xbox), and it isn't working. The monitor still says no signal. Any advice?

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I have a type c male to vga male cable plugged into my Yoga 910 laptop and a 32in Dell monitor (I used the VGA input because I am already using the monitors other input, an HDMI input, for the xbox), and it isn't working. The monitor still says no signal. Any advice?
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity and moved post to proper forum.

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Hi all, I got today Lenovo S510 model: 10KW005NAX I want to get a cable or adapter to connect Displayport to HDMI 1080p LCD I have from before There seem to be passive and active converters, what I understood from online is that if I have DP++ PC I can get a passive converter or else I need an active converter. I don't know if cables can be active and passive too?For example: Amazon linkSo the description says source can be DP or DP++, so it has a chip inside it? so it's active? So... can anyone tell me what is my displayport type (Lenovo S510) ? and maybe shed some light on what I need to get clear picture to HDMI in? Appreciate your help   

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Ok this might not be too computer related but I think since the main problem is concerning usb it should be considered hardware. I just bought a mp3 player (sony nw-e95) off of ebay, but the seller is not including the usb cables. I want to buy one but there are so many different kinds, I have no clue which one it is. Is there anyone who has a sony mp3 player who might know what type it is? I have a picture here, it's the clearest one I could find. maybe someone here can figure out what kind of usb cable it is from this picture?

Thanks for the help.

A:Help - what type of usb cable is this?

oh I found another good picture, maybe this'll help?

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I am trying to network another computer located two floors down(basement). My router is upstairs and I need to have the cable running outside. What type cable do I need? Someone told me a heavy duty cable is necesary since the cable will be exposed to the elements. What type of cable do I need? Thanks.

A:cable type

It's a little more expensive but I would recommend setting up a wireless network.

I came across a cable mentioned on several websites. I have never heard of it but I guess this is what you use for outdoor.

10 Base-FL Fiber Optic Assemblies are ideal for long runs and outdoor applications. Available in non-plenum, plenum, or outdoor styles. Click to expand...

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Apologies if this is posted in the incorrect section & if it's a 'noob' question.

Basically I moved house and lost the power adapter for my external hard drive. I've looked in to buying a replacement but I have no idea what it's called to actually search for one, does anybody know?

I've attached a photo, any help would be greatly appreciated.



A:What type of cable do I need?

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Hi, I want to ask what type of cable should I use for a 256kbps/64kbps or a ADSL2 24 Mbps internet connection. I am currently using a dial-up cable which is about 10 metres long. Also, would this improve my speeds or would it be relatively the same? Thank you for your advice.

A:Type of cable used for ADSL?

Dial Up Cable?

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Found this article this morning and isn't this about time though it will throw a bit of a spanner in the works but common sense tells me at least it should have been like this since day 1

USB Type-C: One cable to connect them all - CNET

A:USB Type-C: One cable to connect them all

We've come a long way from the clunky parallel and serial ports I had on my IBM PC in 1984!

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I read through lots of threads on HDMI, DVI and VGA Didn't find an answer to my question. I am getting a Dell XPS 8300 with onboard only video. As I read specs I see it has VGA and HDMI outputs. My monitor (dell) has VGA and DVI input connections. My questions are:

Is (cable connector) VGA to VGA any drawbacks to HDMI to DVI? I know HDMI carries audio but will DVI on the monitor use it?

I don't do games or very fancy graphics. What would be an acceptable choice of cable? I do still have the VGA cable from my current system.


A:Cable for PC to Monitor TYpe?

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I need to run about 75-100ft of ethernet cable from my modem to a ps3 in the basement. Would cat5e is good enough for this distance or if I should opt for cat6. And if it doesn't even matter then just tell me because I have minimal knowledge in this area

A:What type of ethernet cable do I need?

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I need a USB A B Type Full Speed 2.0 cable for my Brother printer and would like to know if the cable is the same that I ordered from Amazon Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Cable (10 Feet) if this is the right USB Cable for my printer?

A:USB A B Type Full Speed 2.0 Cable

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I am setting up a network at home with several computers. I have cable coming into the house connecting to a cable modem. What type of cable do I use to connect the mdoem to my router and my router to my computers. Would it be a CAT 5 cable? The type of medium that has the RJ45 connectors to it?
I'm drawing a blank.


A:What type of cable do I use for home network?

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I'm looking for what type of power button board cable I have I need a new replacement

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Just had to run a new (longer) cable from the wall outlet to the modem and downloading now _seems_ slower and I'm getting a lot of timed out when making a new connection.

I'm using a 50 foot "RG6 Quad Shield" with about 10 to 15 feet of excess. I've also recently changed over to a new router, but it didn't seem to be a problem until I changed the cable.

So, I guess my questions are: How can I be sure it's the cable that's causing the issue vs the router? Also is it my imagination or is most cable out there "thinner" then what the cable company gives you? And lastly is one cable better then another?

Any thoughts or opinions?


A:Can cable type slow internet connection

RG6 is superior to RG59 (the usual cheap CATV home wiring cable), so the cable is likely not your problem if you extended it less than 50-100 feet. Check for proper termination of the connectors, because that can have a major impact if the shield is open or if the center conductor is intermittently open or shorted.

Another problem area... if your modem connection is on the output side of a second or third cable splitter, or output of a distribution amplifier, your connection may not work at all.

You can test it by connecting a TV to the cable and tune to various channels 2 and up. If they are all ok (especially high channel numbers, cable likely isn't the problem).

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Well I just looked at some new sound cards today and I have to say -

[RANT]OMFG how many more audio 3.5 mini-jacks will I have to plug into the back of my PC?

I say they take some other connector type and make it so all audio goes through 1 cable. Heck they can even overload the cable with a few extra not currently used lines for "future upgradability".

What are your thoughts on changing the hardware setup to something a little simpler -

BTW I am the same guy who loves HDMI inputs over the standard 5 plug High Definition inputs on my TV.

What are we living in the dark ages we can't come up with SIMPLE connectors that function well?[/RANT]

Whew now that I got that off my chest I'll sleep better. Am I the only one who thinks theres just a few too many plugs when it comes to audio?

A:Does anyone think they need a new cable type for the newest audio connectors?

Ha, I have RCA jacks running all over the place at my TV.
Dreamcast, Gamecube, XBOX, DVD player, Linux Box, 5.1 surround sound, digital cable. Those all cross through my TV somehow on RCA, then I have all the CAT5, coax and whatever other wires I can find! Don't mind though, they worh better then the RF modulators.

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Does it effect the quality? I have most of the hookups I believe.

A:What type of cable is best to connect the audio reciever to the pc?

As per my other post, if your receiver has a HDMI input, I would go with that. HDMI has a much higher bandwidth compared to other digital interfaces thus allowing higher resolution audio. Toslink, or sometimes called SPDIF (or optical) does have limited bandwidth compared to HDMI - 24bit 96khz max. If you do not play media higher than that then you will be hard pressed to tell the difference between the two. However one benefit with Toslink is that it is not electrically conductive therefore it will not pass any electrical noise from the source nor will it pick up RF interference. So if you get a loud hum, usually referred to as a ground loop, when HDMI is connected you may want to try a Toslink connection.

As for the quality of the cable used in both configs?? I would stick with name brands that have lots of positive reviews from actual users and not just professional reviewers. They don?t have to be expensive. Toslink is susceptible to breaking if bent too aggressively so keep this in mind should you be fishing the cable through a cabinet.

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Customer has an old accounting software package that is hard coded to print via the DB25 connector on his Desktop PC to a dot matrix printer which has given up the ghost.

He does not want to replace the accounting package and so I am thinking I should be able to print from the DB25 port to his usb laser printers.

Problem is there does not seem to be DB25 to USB Type 2 (D shape plug) cables available.

There are plenty od DB25 to USB Type A cables available but not those to connect to USB Type 2 which most USB printers come with these days.

I'd appreciate some advice on this and finding a solution.


A:Printer cable advice - DB25 to USB Type B

How about a USB Adaptor B-Male to A-Female.
USB Adaptor B-Male to A-Female + $2 SHIPPING AUST-WIDE!

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My 9 year old SATA hdd went bad, preventing booting
I am hoping I can retrieve its data by connecting it to my laptop USb 3 port
It connected to the mother board with 2 cables.  See connector config photos below
What type of connector will I need to try to accomplish hopefully saving the data on it??
Thanks for your help

A:What cable type do I need to connect this removed hdd to my usb 3 laptop so I can retrieve its data??

these are the photos mentioned in my prior post

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So yesterday the whole apartment I live in got a total internetblock. Nobody could do anything on the internet for the whole day, it said something bout my network cards (I am swedish so I don't know what everything is called in english) didn't work. So I use an internet cable, but it seems like that one doesn't work either, as I keep getting disconnected from the Internet randomly, it's incredibly annoying.

What can be wrong with my router?

A:Wireless not working at all, internet cable partially not working

Hi and welcome to TSF the network card is on the computer not the router so please check in device manager for any error flags yellow ! or red Xs

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Basic Specs

Brand New Toshiba Satellite C855
Win 8 64-bit

Display Adapter: Intel(R) HD Graphics (2000)
Driver: Intel

Playback Devices
Show Disabled Devices - checked
Show Disconnected Devices - checked

High Def Audio Device displays as not plugged in

Cable is plugged inCable has been tested on backup laptopCable connected to HDTVVideo is fineNo Audio

I have spent hours installing and uninstalling drivers from the Toshiba and Intel sites. Tech support said to return it but I have just spent 2 days installing software. I never took a break to watch Netflix. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

A:Audio Over HDMI Cable Not Working - HDMI Cable Not Plugged

The video is apparently not detecting the HDMI cable. Assuming you have a good HDMI cable it suggests a hardware problem in the new PC.

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Ive got a Lenovo idea pad laptop,
Today immediatly after installing grammarly i couldnt type letters or numbers. The windows key still works,if i am in chrome and press "r" reloads,but i cant type anything.

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When i plug in HP USB type C to vga adapter i immediately get message "Try improving USB connection.  Display Port connection might not work. Try using different cable.".  This is the HP adapter  Cable accessory I ordered with the new HP Envy 17in notebook/laptop.  Tried different vga cable to HP monitor.  Both give same result.  Cannot connect to vga monitor.   Do I need to install a driver?   Do i have a bad type c  adapter?

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Avg wont update
Windows defender wont update
and Winodws update is updating but it just keeps downloading the same update... so i doubt its working

what the hell is goin oon

A:No type of update is working!

Check theres no firewall blocking anything (including windows firewall)
Have you changed anything on your computer (hardware or software) before this happened?

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I cannot: Open programs, right click the task bar to open task manager, I CAN USE CTRL ALT DEL THOUGH. I have stopped all malicious process(all processes other than specific trusted ones). Malwarebytes says it has been deleting the same file but it clearly hasnt removed it. Cannot run windows explorer or any other process other than task manager.

A:Some type of malware stops win r and others from working?

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After using my laptop 18hours ago, I switched it on and it wont let me type in my password. I did a reset and also took out the battery for sometime but it wont respond still. What can i do please?

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Today I was working for a couple of hours without any problems on my Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, processing many files and saving them over my network folders.

Suddenly, at one point, when I was about to save a file over a network folder, the system asked me whether I want to turn file sharing and network discovery on.

Hmmm... I believe I had set it up many weeks ago right after system installation and haven't touched it since then. I've also noticed that my LAN network status was somehow changed to "Public" (the same happened to my Kaspersky Internet Security firewall settings related to networks, but as far as I know it reads those information from the system settings).

Can such things happen like that? I know it is possible to manually change network type and turn on/off files sharing and network discovery but I haven't do so for sure. I don't thing there's a hotkey combination that does so and I could select it accidentally. Thus, I believe the system might have changed / reseted it by itself, but... it's simply odd.

A:Can network type reset when working?

Most likely Kasperksy got amnesia. Possible that it updated, which caused this. I really do not see a need to use a firewall on your personal LAN, when behind a NAT or decent router with good firewall rules. It is really overkill on a personal LAN, to use a product like this. Now if the unit is going to be used off of the LAN. Then yes by all means use the Firewall, when on Public networks.

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I'm having problems trying to get PSD files to be associated with Photoshop. I've done all the typical things you would have to do in Windows7 to associate programs with file types. I've searched for the answer but only found everything that I have already tried.

A:Associating a File Type - Just isn't working

Did you try the "Open with" route and chose a default program there?

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I have a brand new ideapad 320 with USB type-c.  I bought a USB type-c to HDMI adapter but it does not work.  Windows 10 gives an error saying "Display Connection May Be Limited."  It looks like Windows needs a driver for this USB type-c to HDMI functionality.   1) Do I need a driver for a USB type-c to HDMI adapter?2) Where can I find a driver that works on the Lenovo ideapad 320-15IKB?  Many thanks 

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Hello everyone, and thanks in advance.

Using Photoshop 7.01 for Windows, I cannot do now what I have done hundreds of times before: add Type to an image.

Old images with type can be edited with no problem. But with all new files created, the type does not appear on the image. (I have been in the RGB mode).

The only possible cause of the problem (that I can think of) is that I have been using InDesign recently, and perhaps (in InDesign) I have changed the color mode in repsonse to a dialogue box.

I'm perplexed and anxious-- I need my Type Tool to work!.

Suggestions deeply appreciated.


A:Photoshop 7 -- Type Tool Stopped Working

Iíve never had InDesign mess with my PS settings.

In the toolbar are the little boxes arranged with the black box upper left and the white box lower right? Or is the type color you have selected in the upper left box. If the white is in the upper left you print white. The two tiny boxes below and to the left will switch it back if you just want black and white. The double arrows above and to the right will swap the background and foreground.

I hope it is as simple as that.

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Hello, Fn key not function at all.  I've tried to swap Fn and Ctrl keys from BIOS, and then Function keys works via the Ctrl key, but the Fn key does not work as Ctrl. The keyboard just changed to new.BIOS updated to version 2.42Hardware scan test have conducted and passed with no problem found. I can see the light on at the Fn key when the laptop turn on. Really appreciate the help, it's really frustrating since i need to use the Fn key. Thanks and regards, 

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I have a strange one here.

Database is Access 2003 - Client Computer is a Dell Laptop Win XP Pro SP3

Issue: names are not showing (or being proposed). I expect the type ahead characters to work when selecting names from a "Drop Down List" has worked in the past.

Works on my pc WinXP Pro with SP3 same database. Also works on another Vista Laptop in the same office (same database - copied)

So my thought is that this is pc specific settings. But... type ahead works in IE Browser (google), works in Outlook when proposing Contact names. cannot find any settings in Access.

Any thoughts / directions appreciated.
Why me.......again with these silly issues.

A:Type ahead not working in MS Access 2003

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Hello, I have a pretty new Yoga 920-13IKB.  The USB Type A port just stopped working out of the blue yesterday.  I tried the normal stuff like deleting the usb entries in device manager, disabling fastboot and trying different devices, but nothing is recognized.  I have a USB C to USB A adapter and when I plug a USB A device into the laptop via the USB C port/adapter, that does work fine.  The USB A port does charge my phone though, so it's not totally dead. Anything else I can check on the software side?  It certainly seems like a hardware issue to me. As far as warranty support, I do have Microcenter nearby.  How does support with them work?  It looks like the USB A assembly is a separate board and is not part of the motherboard, so that should be easily replaceable.  Does Microcenter carry parts like that or do they still send it out for that? Thanks!

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Hey, so, I was trying to setup a dual monitor config, but I ran into some trouble while trying to run the second monitor, and it has come to my attention that the DVI-D cable doesn't seem to be working on my computer, I pluged the HDMI cable on the monitor and it turned on, but when I pluged the DVI-D it said "No signal" I also checked to see if it was my graphics card not working, it said dual monitors should be allowed, so I am lost here, anyone help?

I am on windows 10
Graphics card is AMD R7 360

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I have noticed a rather strange problem. When I connect a USB 3.0 Flash drive (USB stick) to any USB 3.0 port on my PC it works perfectly, and it does operate at "superspeed" (in the device section it says "Connected to USB 3.0").

Now, if I connect my "Adata Nobility NH13" external HDD to my PC using a USB 3.0 cable, the HDD lights go on, but the PC doesn't recognize it. If I connect it to my PC using a USB 2.0 cable it works and it gives me a message "This device can perform faster if connected to usb 3.0".

The HDD does work with that cable with my Laptop (on a 3.0 port as well).

Help is much appreciated.
Thank you

A:ext-HDD not working with USB 3.0 cable

I would try another cable. On that particular port perhaps it just doesn't make the one connection. It could be one of those deals where the port connection for just that one contact is in spec but at the outer limit while that contact for the cable is in spec but at the opposite limit. I'm just guessing it's that kind of a fluke.

Someone more hardware savvy may chime in I'm dreaming or if it sometimes really happens.

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sdfix fails, adaware gets stuck, spybot gets stuck. I installed zonealarm and that has helped with the popups a little bit, however I am still recieving many popups browser keeps getting redirected to spam etc...Also I can not delete my temp internet files - I get a windows error and I have to close the folder laptop just freezes. Here is the hijack this log, please let me know if I should do something else as well and then I can post an updated hjt log - thanks in advance - this site rocks by the way I fixed two other computers simply by reading some of the other posts!!! I recommend everyone to come here....Thanks again.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:48:29 AM, on 5/15/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:Not Sure What Type Of Infection - Pops Ups, Virus, Cleanmgr Not Working

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Hi I got a Helix Type 3698 that looks that only works with USB 3.0 devices, not an external DVD writer or the USB to Ethernet adapter worked. I just reinstall it with Win10Pro, latest drivers installed from support.lenovo.com but still the same problem.The problem is only with the USD ports at the keyboard. If I undock the tablet and connect the device to the USB port on the tablet, it works. Please your help.

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Odd problem. Suddenly when doing a search in Yahoo the display font of the results is not correct. It is not clear type. Everywhere else clear type works fine. Everywhere.

I have done system restore to a point I know it was working and that did not resolve it. I have disasbled and reenabled clear type text both in Windows and in IE8.

I did do all the Windows updates on Tuesday but I can't think how one of those would effect only Yahoo Search.

I recall this happening on my old system for one user and not another and we could never resolve it. It was summized that it was a corrupt profile but I can't understand how it would only effect Yahoo.

Any ideas how I can get the Yahoo search results to have the proper font? Otherwise it's off to Google but I'd rather resolve this..

A:Clear Type text not working but only in Yahoo search

After more than a month, as mysteriously as the problem appeared the clear text on Yahoo is back to normal. I really think it was their issue.

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Surface Pro 4 Type Cover not working after Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

I have noticed in Device Manger that under Human Interface Devices that Wacom Device has a yellow triangle.

If I look at Wacom Device Properties I see Device status --- This device cannot start (Code10) STATUS_DIVICE_DATA_ERROR.

I have install latest driver with no luck.

Any ideas how to solve problem?

Thank you.

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Since getting the machine, I've not been able to use the integrated microphone array at all. It is enabled, and I've given the apps I've tried the permission to use it. Both external USB-mic and headphones with integrated mic with 3.5mm plug work. I've tried downloading and reinstalling the Realtek driver from the support pages. No help. What to do? Using up to date Windows. April update did not help either.  ----(As a side note since I couldn't find a place to give feedback: it would be nice if the Pro Dock would stop crashing. Or at least would recover without removing the power cord. And I'm pretty sure that at the time I ordered the order page said that an ethernet adapter was included. No such luck. And the integrated on the chip fingerprint reader recognizes me maybe one time out of ten. I originally thought that it was broken, but I guess it just doesn't like me.)

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Recently I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Pro, before this I have no clue if the webcam was working but since trying to use the Camera app I have noticed there is no feed.I then went looking around, having installed (all auto-update recommended) applications for the laptop from the Lenovo support and drivers page. I noticed that there was no Intergrated Camera driver in the list, I then decided to install it manually. I was then met with a "Can't find the device, Abort install!"I have attempted to use FN+F6 to enable and disable the camera, even with restarts in between. I have also gone through the BIOS and enabled/disabled the camera to see if it would then detect it and nothing has worked.Has anyone else had an issue like this and been able to resolve it?

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OS: windows 2000

There's no sound driver installed on my computer, but i do not know the name of the sound driver in my computer. I can't get the speakers set up and working no matter what i do. any suggestions???? thanks in advance.

A:PLEASE HELP?? sound driver type unknown....can't get speakers working.

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So I bought this kind of HDMI cabel
I have a HDMI port on the backside of my case and my motherboard should support it.
So one end going into the HDMI port on the case and the other one goes into the TV, but my computer is not recognizing it.
I'm trying to dual screen, I have a normal PC monitor which is working fine, however the HDMI for the monitor looks like this and works just fine, what could the error be?

A:TV not working with HDMI cable

Are you trying to use the graphics card and onboard graphics?
You can only use one.
IE: use the DVI and the mini HDMI from the graphics card.

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I have been experiencing a drop on my computer from the cable.
If the computer sits idle for a few hours and I try to access the web, it does not work.
I can look at my modem and see the lights are working fine.
For some reason the computer (win xp ) sees to cut the signal off.
Anyone had this problem?
Any solutions to preventing it?
Doug in San Diego

A:Cable stops working

My desktop gets internet via ethernet. The Power Management setting on my ethernet adaptor allows the computer to turn the adaptor off to save power. When I put the PC into Standby, or it goes into Standby after a period of idleness, the adaptor is turned off and I "lose" network connection. After bringing the PC out of Standby it takes about 20 seconds for the adaptor to reestablish the connection.

This situation is not a problem for me, but maybe something in the above will suggest the cause and a solution for your problem.

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i have the same issue on two computers , on the one i am on now if i leave firefox running i don't have the problem but on the other one it doesn't matter what you do it drops the net connection . i need a fix also .

A:Cable stops working

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I have a cable modem coming into my house and it's connected directly to a hub then it goes to three different computers. Two computers always work, but the third only works when one of the other computers is turned off. The cable company ensures me that I'm allowed to have three different ip's. All of the computers are new, 2 have XP and one has ME. What do I do?

Thany you,
Andy Chepil

A:cable modem 3rd ip not working

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