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Windows Crashes and Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Help and Support

This forum is used to diagnose BSOD Crashes (Blue Screen of Death) in Windows.

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BSOD shows randomly,specifi... - last post by Ghostpraj

Windows 10 Support

  1. Windows 10 Discussion,
  2. Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds

Use this forum to ask questions, and give answers for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.

Note: Any discussion topics on Windows 10 should be posted in the Windows 10 Discussion subforum

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Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

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help - Laptop- HD died, no... - last post by JohnC_21

Windows 7

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for the Windows 7 operating system from Microsoft.

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Weird Win 7 activity - last post by LarsMac

Windows Server

These server operating systems lay hidden and neglected in closets and basements around the world, powering many small businesses, until they fail. Come inside to learn how to keep them humming along.

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Upgrading disks on a legacy... - last post by ramon82

Legacy Windows Operating Systems

  1. Windows Vista,
  2. Windows XP Home and Professional,
  3. Windows 95/98/ME

Find help here for versions of Windows which Microsoft no longer supports officially.

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Linux & Unix

  1. Linux How-To and Tutorial Section

Get in touch with your inner geek with the most popular free and open-source operating system in the world.

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Ubuntu slow after fresh ins... - last post by pcpunk

Mac OS

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for the operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Apple Inc.

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Have questions about DOS, or other operating systems. Post your questions and find your answers here.

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Internal Hardware

Discuss and ask questions about any hardware that is inside your computer such as motherboards, video cards, power supplies, and processors. This also includes BIOS questions.

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PC freezes when launch afte... - last post by hamluis

External Hardware

Discuss and ask questions about any hardware that is externally attached to your computer such as printers, monitors, scanners, webcams, or USB devices.

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System Building and Upgrading

Discuss and ask questions about building a new computer or upgrading the parts of an existing one.

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upgrade to my AMD Athlon 64... - last post by hamluis

Questions and advice for Buying a New Computer

If you are in the market to purchase a new computer, and have questions as to what brand or hardware you need, then post your questions here in this forum for suggestions and advice.

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Is it worth? Lenovo Legio Y... - last post by Rok0

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Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Help

  1. Spyware and Malware Removal Guides Archive

One of the last bastions of computer security warriors and healers. Bring your troubled PC here for top-of-the-line help with Malware Analysis and Removal by our trained professionals. This forum is only for those seeking aide with Malware removal. For security purposes, only authorized personnel may respond to requests for assistance.

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c:/programdata/systemconfig... - last post by f8met

Ransomware Help & Tech Support

Ransomware has become the bane of computer users worldwide. This forum is dedicated to providing support for ransomware infections and to provide any solutions that may allow victims to decrypt their files for free.

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STOP Ransomware (.STOP, .Pu... - last post by quietman7

Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware, and Privacy Software

Discussion and support of Anti-virus, Anti-Malware, Privacy, and other associated applications.

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AV Questions - last post by daveydoom

Backup, Imaging, and Disk Management Software

Stay on top of the latest programs and receive help with Backup, Imaging, or Disk Management programs.

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Data Recovery - last post by Mason21

Firewall Software and Hardware

The internet is a dangerous, seedy neighborhood. Use this forum to discuss Firewalls and related utilities and how they can protect you.

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Avast Firewall blocking svc... - last post by midimusicman79

Encryption Methods and Programs

This forum is to discuss encrypting your data and the products that allow you to do so. This forum is not meant for receiving support for encrypting ransomware malware.

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BitLocker and Samsung SSDs - last post by Didier Stevens

General Security

This forum is for computer security related discussion that does not fall under any of the other categories. This forum can be used to discuss the latest threats and news in computer security.

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Question about Trojan/malware - last post by wtfiwinomgs

Am I infected? What do I do?

You never thought that it could happen to you, but it did. You went out and got infected with a nasty bit of malware that has dug its smelly claws into the very bowels of your computer. Fret not, for help is at hand! Use this forum to vanquish the evil intruder!

For the time being, this forum is closed. Please use the Malware Removal Assistance forum for help.

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Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications

The Internet is the last great frontier before space, the deep sea, and Middle Earth. Questions abound as to how this massive inter-networking of computer networks does what it does and doesn't do what it's supposed to. These questions, and answers thereto, may be found within this forum.

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Firefox browser warning tha... - last post by Frida74


Discuss with other members tips and techniques for setting up your home or office Network.

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Can I do this with my router? - last post by zzzz

Web Site Development

The World Wide Web would be incredibly boring without websites, and extremely annoying if the websites in it don't work right. Make sure you're creating useful and functioning web presences by asking your questions here.

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Best Hosting Company To Pre... - last post by Shef

Service Providers

This forum is for the discussion of Internet and Phone Service Providers and how you rate their service.

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Wirelessbuy Mobile Internet? - last post by mikeleeone

Network Streaming Devices

This forum is for the discussion of network streaming devices such as AppleTV, Roku, and Plex, and other media servers.

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Business Applications

Discuss and ask questions about Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Databases, or other business applications.

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How to configure MS Word in... - last post by chrismorelo

All Other Applications

For all those useful applications that don't quite fit in.

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Tips and Tricks

Learn how to make your computer sing your favorite songs while brewing your coffee and doing your taxes using only one command!

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Can I use this tool to clea... - last post by karlsult

Graphics Design and Photo Editing

Whether you need to fabricate evidence or make a nice present for grandma, this is the place to ask how.

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Easy movie maker questions? - last post by Jepoy23451234

Audio and Video

Use this forum to ask any questions about audio and video on your computer.

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VideoPad Video Editor freez... - last post by jax-gamming


This forum is for the discussion of programming and programming related software.

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Trying to set a text file... - last post by modemproblem101

Virtual Machines and VM Programs

Use this forum to discuss virtual machines (VMs) and the programs that are used to create them. VM programs such as VirtualBox, Hyper-V, VMware Fusion for Mac, VMware Workstation and Parallels are used to run one or more secondary OS抯 within a primary OS.

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Which tablet should I buy?

Tablets are a hot topic and there are many to choose from. Use this forum to discuss and get advice on what the right tablet is for you.

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Samsung Tab S2 (SM-T813) - last post by Haki

Apple iOS

Receive tech support and discuss Apple's iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices.

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iOS Data Recovery Tools - last post by charlzden

Android OS

Android devices

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After Moving an App Now Pho... - last post by jonathanmrk

Windows Phone

Discussion forum for Windows Phone.

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Lumia 435 screen goes blank - last post by clayto

Windows Tablets & Microsoft Surface

Tech support for Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 RT.

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Computer Gaming

The real reason why computers were invented and why they constantly need new hardware: Games! Get help with your goofing off here

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Whats Your Favorite Game Of... - last post by charlzden

Game Consoles

This forum is for the discussion of gaming consoles, including hand-helds, and their related games and applications.

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Nintendo 64 connection to S... - last post by nonnox15

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Cell Phones

This forum is where you can discuss and ask questions regarding cell phones, their features and carriers.

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is there any security appli... - last post by charlzden

iPod, Zune & MP3 Players

Discuss and ask questions about digital music players.

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How to make a custom USB ca... - last post by JohnC_21

GPS Devices

Discuss and ask questions about Global Positioning Devices.

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Discuss BleepingComputer's vast archive of general computing tutorials. You can recommend topics for new tutorials, or point out errors and ask for clarification of existing tutorials.

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What tutorials do you want... - last post by Shahzad19

Windows Startup Programs Database

This forum is devoted to the Windows Startup Programs database and questions devoted to Windows startup programs. Please suggest new entries or corrections to existing entries in this forum.

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Mini guides and how-tos - Simple answers to common questions

  1. Audio and Video Mini-Guides,
  2. Email Mini-Guides,
  3. Images, Image Editing, Image Viewing Mini-Guides,
  4. Internet Applications Mini-Guides,
  5. Networking Mini-Guides,
  6. Security Mini-Guides,
  7. Web Browsers Mini-Guides,
  8. Microsoft Windows Mini-Guides,
  9. Programming and Web Design Mini-Guides

Simple answers to common questions This is BleepingComputer's collection of short-and-sweet guides written by members such as yourself. You can read, rate, and reply to existing how-to's or even create your own!

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Uninstall Offline Windows O... - last post by FreeBooter

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General Chat

Boredom is a universal constant on the Internet. For the purposes of boredom-abatement, this forum may be used to post topics of a general, non-help related nature. Help BleepingComputer lead the fight against boredom today!

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Hi-jacked windows installat... - last post by Je201922225


Use this forum to leave an introduction message telling us about yourself and to be greeted by our welcoming members. You should not post problems that you are having in this forum, but rather should pick another forum that best matches the category of your problem.

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BleepingComputer Announcements, Comments, & Suggestions

Leave any comments, suggestions or ask questions about this site.

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Archived News

This is an archive of the old BleepingComputer news.

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BleepingComputer Offers and Deals

The best discounts and deals on only quality software and hardware.

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IT Certifications and Careers

Discuss various IT certifications and careers.

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The Speak Easy

The Speak Easy is a forum for discussing ethics, morals, laws, philosophy, and other controversial topics. Pretty much anything goes, but keep it civil. All new topics will be approved by the moderators before being seen in the forum. Be warned, topics in this forum will be controversial and not in line with your beliefs. If this is a problem, please do not use this particular subforum.

The opinions expressed in this forum in no way reflect the opinions of www.mmpics.com.

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Vaccinations - Should You I... - last post by SkyTowns

Forum Games

Yet another front in BleepingComputer's fight against boredom: Forum-based games! Posts in this forum do not increase your post count.

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Last Letter Of The Word Gam... - last post by bald eagle 7

Photo Albums, Images, and Videos

Have you found something on the Internet which must be shared? Hilarious, interesting, thought provoking, or just plain weird things go here.

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The far side of the Interne... - last post by Atom_X

Tests and Scribbles

Ever wonder what a particular BBCode tag does? Or if you can use every single formatting tag on a single word? Here's where you can post any gibberish you like, test out different features of the forum, and generally go nuts without causing a scene. Please note that this forum will be regularly cleaned out so do not post anything important here.

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