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An operating system developed by Microsoft. Use this tag if you are requesting hardware that operates in the Microsoft Windows environment. You should also include minimum version of Windows that the hardware should support (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, etc)

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Deep-learning device that supports Windows 7

I'm experimenting with neural networks, and I'd like to buy one of these devices like the Intel's Neural Compute Stick 2 or Google's Coral Edge Accelerator. However, I'm using Windows 7, and it seems ...
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Compact, lightweight detachable laptop (or Windows tablet with keyboard accessory) with high sustained performance and long battery life

We're in the market for a Windows laptop or tablet to replace Father's ancient (nine years old!) desktop but we have some very stringent requirements: If the device is a laptop, the (touch) display ...
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Hardware that receives 2 touch monitors input at once and gives it to windows as one?

We have two multitouch monitors connected to the same windows PC. When both monitors are touched at the same time, only one monitor receives the touch input. We need some kind of box that can ...
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Office/Business notebook for C# development

I'm going to get me a new Hardware/Software-system for my development. The project I'm currently in has about 60 sub-projects which are of type WPF, Server/Client, WCF, Rest-API and simple class-...
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I am looking for recomendation for tablet-like device for personalized software

I need personalized software for myself and I am looking for a dedicated tablet-like device to run this software. Software would be mostly CRUD applications for objects made mostly from text and ...
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Searching a sound card with 5.1 optical for windows 10

I have the following problem. I have a 5.1 surround sound system using a Sony AV receiver. This is connected to multiple devices for audio, including my PC. Since the PC is a little bit far away from ...
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A good microphone for voice recording / radio presenting

I'm looking for a good microphone for recording speech (eg. for radio presenting), for about 60-70€. I would prefer a USB one but I'll look into all suggestions. Worth mention that I have a desktop ...
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Looking for USB flash drive with its Removable Media Bit set

Windows specifically has this annoying issue where it will not allow multiple partitions on a USB flash drive. If you create multiple partitions, Windows will only see the first one. Linux doesn't ...
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Recommended enterprise server for build, CI and CPU intensive tasks

I'm looking for a server capable of performing the following tasks: Can be used as a build-server (we have several developers using Microsoft Team Foundation Services) Continuous integration of ...
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Corded mouse with burst function and switchable scroll wheel

I am looking for a new mouse (for work and gaming). It should have a burst function (lots of clicks while clicking a button) and a scroll wheel which works similar like the one from the Logitech M500, ...
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Best Windows XP Budget Gaming Machine?

I need a good, reliable Windows XP gaming desktop to play games like Need For Speed. My old Pentium D broke, so I am thinking AMD for the processor. 4GB RAM, and a fast SSD. I need discrete graphics. ...
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Host Windows computer for a home automation system

I have a home automation software solution targeting .NET (Windows). It currently works with Insteon devices, utilizing their 2413U USB PLM, which interfaces to a host computer as an emulated serial (...
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Need Advice For PSU For Windows 98 Gaming Build

I have an old Gateway E-3400 that I am upgrading to be my Windows 98 gaming setup, but I'm afraid the stock PSU won't support all the peripherals I want. It has an NLX motherboard Link to motherboard ...
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Cannot determine from description if selected internal PCI sound card would fit inside a Small Form Factor PC

The internal default speaker works but no signal for sound jacks for external amplified speakers. I wish to try two possible solutions. Solutions 1a. check if this already ordered internal PCI sound ...
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Server Recommendation for windows server 2022

I'm new to maintaining users. As we currently don't have an active directory server on-prem, everything is in the cloud currently with Azure. I'm looking to buy a Dell Server for Windows 2022 Domain ...
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I am searching for Maker Board/Mini PC to run Apps made with .NET/.NET Core

I am loooking for a Mini-PC or a Maker Board which is capable of running Apps made with .NET/.Net Core. So it can be Windows and Linux Machines. But they need to support the .NET Runtime. My ...
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NVIDIA RTX GPU via BOOTCAMP or AMD GPU via macOS Metal rendering

Should I use a NVIDIA RTX 3060 Ti for Blender Cycles X via BOOTCAMP, or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT via Metal macOS Rendering (when it is officially released) Computer specs: Intel Core i5-8210Y 8GB LPDDR3 ...
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Macbook PRO vs Windows for .Net Core and .Net Framework Projects

I searched on Google, Reddit but there is no good answers. If you are not .Net developer, you can pass the topic. Let me know to you introduce the limits. You are .Net developer You have two ...
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USB TV tuner that works with Windows 10

I have Diamond multimedia TV tuner that works with Windows 7, and is supposed to work with Windows 10 but does not. It uses Total media software, when I try to scan for channels it says "not ...
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Webcam with built-in background removal

I am looking for a webcam that has a built-in background removal feature. Built-in = done in the webcam firmware+hardware, and not on the operating system of the device to which the webcam is ...
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Acer or Dell? Which of these laptops is better to set dual boot system?

I'm looking for laptops to buy. In my country,the best choices for a while are Dell G5 5590 and Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52.So, having any experience using these brands' products I need to know ...
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Windows USB dongle for LoRa/LoRaWan and BT5/BLE

I want to play around with LoRa/LoRaWan and BT5/BLE on an ESP32. I would like to pair the ESP32 with my Windows laptop and do some server side development on the laptop. Can you recommend a cheap ...
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A wireless gaming headset that works for linux, windows, macosx, andriod, and ios under 200 usd

The problem in general So I'm on the search for a new gaming headset. I go through headsets like crazy due to the fact that I constantly drop things. Dropped item with wire plugged in = damaged wire. ...
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What's the appropriate hardware to use VTK-based applications?

I am developing applications VTK-based similar to Paraview or those for Windows OS. Currently, I am having trouble with the GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS) since the screen shows noise (random colored ...
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Windows desktop multi-touch trackpad/touchpad?

I love the MacBook Trackpad and it's gestures, and I would like something like it that is compatible for Windows. I know Apple actually sells its Magic Trackpad, but the problem is that there are no ...
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How to add a touch screen overlay to a laptop to provide a cheap touch screen solution

I do software and know nothing of the arcane ways of screwdrivers, soldering irons and such like. I see things like this ZhiYuSun 17" 4 wire resistive USB touch panel overlay kit Can I just attach ...
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Outdoor Bluetooth scanner

I need a computer that comes with a Bluetooth antenna, GPIO pins (only need one 5v output to trigger a door), ethernet port, and can execute .NET code that I have developed. I'm currently ...
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Intel i3/i5 AIO with wall mount

I'm looking for an All-in-One device. It should have Win10 Pro installed. I would prefer an Intel i5 or i3 processor. The special requirement is the wall mount. The only device I found weights 12kg. ...
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Laptop for IT Sys Admin

I am a System Admin at an IT Support Services company that supports small and medium sized businesses in the DC metro area. My boss is getting ready to purchase me a laptop for work. Not having a ...
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Which Windows laptop is the best equivalent to a MacBook Pro for data science?

I am looking to buy Macbook Pro 13 inch with M2 chip, 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, 8Gb unified memory, 512Gb SSD but I also wanted to consider other windows laptop since Mac is very expensive. But I ...
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I have 2 different laptops, which one should I choose to use for programming?

I have an m1 macbook air base model (8gb ram & 256gb ssd) and another windows system with i5-8250u & 16gb ram & 512gb ssd. The windows system display is 15.6” 16:9 full hd resolution, the ...
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Gigabyte x570 motherboard BIOS/Windows not only showing 2 out of 4 ram sticks being used

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I'm in urgent need of help. So, about 10 days ago, I bought a Gigabyte x570 Aorus Elite motherboard. I recently switched from my old MSI B450 ...
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I'm having a research. A comparison of two laptops. Which is better?

I am wondering price wise which is better? An **AMD Ryzen 7 5600h (HP VICTUS) with 8gb ddr5 48mhz NVIDIA RTX 3050 4GB ** or an intel core i5 11400H with a 16gb ddr4 32 mhz NVIDIA RTX 3050Ti 4GB? (...
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Laptop buying guide

I want to buy a 4th or 5th generation laptop for casual tasks like typing office and coding, but the laptop I want should be very durable and work for a long time in harsh places like mountains, gyms ...
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