CategoryGadgets / Hardware

This PC can’t run Windows 11

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I downloaded the PC Health Check application to make sure my new machine could run Windows 11. My confidence was high, as the specs of my machine were pretty good: Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING (WI-FI) CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X RAM: 64GB However, when I ran the tool, to my surprise, I got an error telling me This PC can't run Windows 11 Being told This PC can’t run Windows 11 was a...

Samsung UE46ES8000 wifi suddenly not working

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I’ve got a Samsung UE46ES8000, which I bought back in 2012. It’s usually fine, works faultlessly. Suddenly, the wifi stopped working. If I went to the network settings screen it would constantly fail to pick up ANY wifi networks (not even my neighbours) I reset my router (just in case) – no avail. Eventually, I stumbled across some posts online that suggested to do the...

Returning my iPhone5

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So, I’ve had and used my iPhone5 for around a week now, and I’ve decided to exercise my right to return it. Why? Lightning cable By far the biggest disappointment Apple have ever dished out.Fine, if there’s some technical reason to change the connector, then do it. But do so in a gracious manner, and don’t try to charge people £25 to make their accessories they’ve...

MacBook Pro with SSD – Hanging / Crashing when using Windows 7 & Parallels

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Just a quick blog to see if anyone else out there is experiencing hanging / crashing when using: Macbook Pro OSX Mountain Lion SSD (256mb Crucial CT064M4SSD1) Parallels – Windows 7 Guest OS Only started noticing the problem since I installed the SSD Every now and then, the whole system will sort of freeze. Won’t respond to mouse / keyboard. Freeze lasts around 10-30 seconds, then...