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Questions tagged [maintenance]

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Recommended screws and screwdrivers on a laptop (more exactly Lenovo ThinkPad E490s)

When doing some maintenance work on a Lenovo Thinkpad (like installing RAM), the manual instructions recommend using new screws. Is that so important? If I decide to use new screws, what screws ...
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change account linux uses for maintenance during boot failures

If there is an issue during boot, then Linux will ask if you want to open a shell as root to repair. This is the message: Give root password for maintenance Is it possible to change this behavior to ...
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Can't align print heads enough on Canon Pixma MX722

I have a excellent condition, but not brand new, Canon Pixma MX722 printer. I have purchased and installed new, genuine (IE. from Canon) cartridges in it. Even when I set the print head alignment for ...
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My laptop keyboard no longer works after dusting out laptop

After a long while of not cleaning my laptop I decided to spray out the inside of the laptop. After finishing cleaning and turning it on, and waiting for a Windows update to run, I found that my ...
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How to see the amount of toner left for Canon imageCLASS D320 printer?

I am having trouble finding out how much toner I have left in my Canon imageCLASS D320 printer. I've figured out that I need to press the “Additional Functions” button and then the # button to get to ...
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What tests should I run before my laptop's service warranty expires?

I just got an email warning me that my laptop's hardware service warranty will expire very soon. What tests should I run to identify components that are at risk of failing? I am running Fedora Linux ...
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What regular maintenance should I do on my SSD (primary Windows drive)? [closed]

Should I do anything in addition to ChkDsk /f ? And how often?
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Safe to delete empty folders from c:\windows\assembly?

I noticed that after some programs are uninstalled, they leave empty folders in c:\windows\assembly\ (Windows 7). Although there is no harm in keeping these folders, I want to keep things tidy and ...
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Gmail: Remind me if my site is down

I desire to make my Gmail account to test if my website is down (if it doesn't return 200/OK HSC in a followed URL). I'll just pass a domain, choose timing (once per month / two months / other timing) ...
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Windows - can't run “sfc /scannow”, because another maintenance task is in progress

I tried to fix a friends laptop by repairing corrupt system files with sfc /scannow but I always get a message saying something like "there is another maintenance in progress" please try it later. But ...
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How to remove smell of cigarettes from PC setup [duplicate]

I recently moved out of a place with three roomates who smoked indoors. They smoked in the basement which is also where my PC was set up. I left my PC on nearly all the time so it's been breathing ...
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What kind of periodic maintenance should I carry out on HDD backup?

I have a bunch of directories backed up on an external HDD - not an SSD, a magnetic disk. The backup is just onto a single disk (yes, I know, an extra HDD with a copy would be a good idea; but that's ...
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Is it “better” for flash storage to fill with 1's instead of 0's?

When I backup a drive, I like to compress the image, so I fill it first with all the same value so the free space collapses to almost nothing: cat /dev/zero > ~/zeros sync rm ~/zeros For a ...
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Is just me or we are in much extents, powerless when debugging/diagnosing Windows? [closed]

Is there a vast logging system? Like what we see in /var/log on Linux? Is there some place where I can search for "error IDs" or things like this and somewhere that documents so I can study it? Many ...
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Does running laptop on AC with battery degrades battery?

I am using a laptop for long periods of time with battery on and plugged to AC. Does this degrade my battery? The battery gets charged to 100% and stays at it for the remainder of the time.

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