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Hi everyone, We have a generac NG generator that kicks in when th power goes out. It kicks in for a testing cycle once per week. Let's say it does not kick in one week during testing and we have a power issue and it does not kick in because it times out, we have to manually open it up and restart it...

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Looking at upgrading my 2012 Macbook Pro (running windows 10 in Parallels) to a new mobile workstation and looking for suggestions. Hope to keep it under or around $2k before taxes. Was looking at the XPS 15s with the 1050 gpu but a lot of threads with issues it seems. Minimum requirements would be ...

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I ran a Rogers speed test  on my faster PC (Intel Core i7-2670QM @ 2.20GHz) and able to get 945 Mbps on the Rogers Gigabit service.  On my older PC (Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz with 4 GB ram and 256 GB Samsung 850 PRO SSD), I can't seem to get back 645 Mbps.  I tried to do a file transfer betwe...

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... that is technically NOT be bound by the VPN. I attempted to ping the IP address of the wireless connection from my home LAN but it fails. NIC #1 - VPN -> Wired LAN -> Internet (Cannot be pinged from home network as expected) NIC #2 - Wireless -> Internet (Cannot be pinged from home network, ...

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Anyone know if Rogers smart home monitoring equipment is compatible with smartthings? I know someone who plans on canceling their service. So I will be buying some of that off of him.

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1) Back in the old days, I backup my data onto a CD-ROM before I reformat my computer. I have a lot of them and no longer need. How to destroy this CD-ROM? Cut it? 2) After I destroy the CD-ROM, is it considered recycle or garbage bin? I don't plan on bringing it to some store and let them reuse it.

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Hey guys .moving to a new home in about a week and am looking for a 55" for my bedroom and at 65" for family room Budget is around 2g for 65" and 1g for 55 ( won't look to get top of the line for my bedroom) I am literally a noob when it comes to tv's......anyone who can send me some model numbers i...

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We will be moving to a semi rural area and our current TV and Internet provider doesn't offer service. Bell only offers satellite with max DL speed of 10Mbps. So, I was wondering if someone has created a website where I could easily find the fastest Internet speeds available for our new home simply ...

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Am I imagining this? Whenenver I get a laptop or PC... BRAND NEW! Its amazingly fast out of the box. Even with all my apps and programs installed. Over time, things get slower... I know everyone says "Just use the built in reset function or recovery CD... It'll restore everything as if its new while...

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I am logged in to the Hitron router. I enabled the keyword filter and added words to the managed keywords list and saved changes but it does not seem to be working. Has anyone had this issue and know how to resolve? Rogers is of no help. thanks for your time

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... This is what I have coming. Expected date of delivery November 28th. I hope this is right so I can see what is offered on Black Friday. i7 8700K 16gb ddr4 Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 ti 256gb m.2 nvme ssd and a regular 2TB 7200rmp hard drive 2 years hardware warranty 12 Months no interest financing ...

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Hi: I am looking to change out my powered Logitech 2.0 computer speakers with the Audioengine A-5+'s. Anything else I should be looking at...not looking for a sub,so bass has to be there in a 2.0 speaker set-up. Also looking for a single powered speaker to connect to a single passive unit,something ...

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Hi I have a Thinkpad X220 with HDD, after install windows 7, I feel it is quite slow.so I to replace HDD by SSD, I can reinstall HDD, but do I need find hardware drive one by one? Is there easy way to search and install hardware drive together? I think Lenovo might provide some tools Thanks

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Hi guys I have a Mac desktop but want to use my DVDs/CD-roms - is it worth getting the Apple one? Any downsides? Also, does ANYONE know an equivalent application to "Windows Explorer" - I find the Apple Finder utterly frustrating to use Thanks S.

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So my dad and I are both djs and takes forever to load the computer and some times lags his computer and sometimes freezes everytning that we have is digital and no more cds...He does have 8gb of ram but no ssd if we added an ssd will we notice a huge difference? Were talking about over 200gbs of mu...

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I've been having nonstop issues with carry telecom since I switched only 2.5 weeks ago. My internet may be out for days now, so I want to know how I can use my old Teksavvy modem with Carry Telecom in case it is a modem issue. I plugged in the teksavvy modem and it didn't work, so I'm assuming I hav...

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Anyone know if Bell is actively installing / working currently in the area ? Is this area within the GTA planned widespread upgrade ? What ramifications are expected ? Any disruptions occur due to this ? Any change of equipment or other need to go in premise?

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I have an LG G Pad 3 and need to mount it to a wall. Are there such things out there?

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... TBD (US pre-orders: Thursday, November 9.) Full specifications : https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-book-2-tech-specs Pricing from MS Canada : 13.5", 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel i5-7300U (3.2 Ghz), fanless – $1,979.00 CAD 13.5", 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA 1050 (2 GB), Intel i7-8650U (4.2 ...

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I already have a Dell Alienware Aurora and am extremely happy with it. Specs: I7 6700 gtx 1070 256 ssd boot drive and than 2 tb 7200 32 gb system ram Like I said above I am really happy with this so no Dell bashing please. Budget is not a big concern but performance ...

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Anyone know how good this tv is and how it compares to other non hospitality models? It's on clearance for $1500 at bestbuy, wondering if it's worth it, hard to find reviews etc.

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I've grown to love this software in my job as a college instructor, but it's really expensive and I doubt I can get my department to pony up the $199 to buy a legit copy on my behalf. I've been use a shall we say extended trial version but would like to go 100% legit since I use this for work. I rea...

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For the past few weeks I have been looking for a laptop to suit my needs. And now, as it seems, I have found the perfect laptop for my student needs (long battery life, nice screen, dGPU, good trackpad). But, what about the keyboard? According to many reviews the laptop (Asus Zenbook UX430), has a b...

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I'm switching to the 75/10 Acanac Cable Internet setup. They are shipping me a new cable modem the hitron CDA3. I currently have the Acanac DSL 15 setup. Can I repurpose my Smart RG SR360n DSL Modem? If I plug the out ethernet from the new cable Hitron modem to LAN1 on the RG - can I pass through to...

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It has been mentioned before, but this report from PureVPN emphasizes that "no logging" does not necessarily mean what you think it means. PureVPN and others do log customers' connection information, and they will share that information if legally required to do so. https://torrentfreak.com/purevpn-...

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I have to admit, I'm one of those guys that have a habit of opening tabs and never close them. On my Nexus 5, I have about 512 tabs opened. For reasons that I don't understand, I don't see all 512 tabs opened on Chrome for Windows. I only see like maybe 20 tabs opened. Is there a reason why this is ...

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Ok this is what I got: i7 8700K Nividia Geforce GTX 1080 TI 16GB DDR 2667 Ram 256GB SSD 2 TB 7200 rpm hard drive Any bottlenecks or anything you would of done differently? Thanks Guys

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Hi there, I got a quote from a canadian retailer to buy them both outright at $625 cad + taxes since these are of clearance .. which is pretty darn good deal I think comparing to amazon and others. How is the sound coming from these if anyone have them and what can you tell me about them? Is the Q20...

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I ran a Rogers speed test  on my faster PC (Intel Core i7-2670QM @ 2.20GHz) and able to get 945 Mbps on the Rogers Gigabit service.  On my older PC (Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz with 4 GB ram and 256 GB Samsung 850 PRO SSD), I can't seem to get back 645 Mbps.  I tried to do a file transfer betwe...

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Whats a good 27" monitor? It needs to be IPS (or similar technology) , and 2560x1440 resolution. By budget is $600-700 each (I will buy two) or cheaper if there is a good deal. Will be used mainly for software development and the usual youtube, web browsing, etc. No gaming. I've always bought Dell u...