23/11/2019

As nearly 3000 shops shut on the high street in the first half of this year – 61% of Brits fear high street will disappear for good

Unique data has revealed that in the first 6 months of the year nearly 3000 shops have closed on UK high streets. It therefore comes as no surprise that 61% of Brits are worried that the high street will disappear completely over the next ten years, according to research by KIS Finance. From surveying 1,000 […]

Why does my computer freeze or shut down while ripping DVDs?

OK, so I have an older AMD Phenom 9955BE. I’m running 4GB of Patriot DDR2800 RAM, and a WD Green 500GB HDD. I’ve been working recently rip the DVDs my 5yo got for xmas to MKV, so we can use the HTPC to watch them (as opposed to searching for often scratched discs). I’m using […]

Last.fm going paid-only, will shut down in most countries

The popular internet radio service Last.fm will be cutting back its scale and will be offering only paid subscriptions from now on. The service will shut down in most countries around the world, but will still stay up in the US, UK, and Germany. Paid-for Last.fm radio will continue to be available in Canada, Australia, […]

Why does Windows tell me “Installing updates 1 to 9″ every time I shut down?

Why do I get the “Installing updates 1 to 9″ message every time I shut down? How do I fix it, and what’s gone wrong? The question Why does Windows tell me “Installing updates 1 to 9″ every time I shut down? appeared first on MakeUseOf Answers.

Will a computer automatically shut down if a component heats up too much?

Hi, So I’m building a computer, and so I’m wondering if my CPU/GPU would automatically fail and stop if it heats up to much. I don’t want them to break, so I was wondering if I could safely play with the fan settings and clock speeds, and if it gets too hot, will the computer […]

Why does my desktop computer shut down and restart when I put a DVD in the drive?

Desktop computer runs well until DVD put in drive. Reading disk results in shutdown/restart cycle that ends when DVD removed and all goes back to normal. Tried different drives – IDE, SATA and external USB – all with same result. Why? All other devices such as thumb drive, external HDD and even floppy disk work […]

Automatically Shut Down Your Computer After Downloading Has Completed [Windows]

Leaving your computer on to download files can be a smart move, but what happens when the download completes? Your computer will stay powered on, doing nothing but wasting electricity and costing you some money. If you want to leave your computer on to download files, you can have it automatically shut down after the […]

Automatically Shut Down Your Computer After Downloading Has Completed [Windows]

Leaving your computer on to download files can be a smart move, but what happens when the download completes? Your computer will stay powered on, doing nothing but wasting electricity and costing you some money. If you want to leave your computer on to download files, you can have it automatically shut down after the […]

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