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This subreddit is for general discussion of computers. Because the topic is so broad, please consider one of these subreddits to get a faster and better answer to your questions:

  • If it is technology related, but not necessarily computers OR it is news related, use r/technology.

  • If it is a question specific to building a computer, use /r/buildapc

  • Don't want to build? Then check out /r/suggestapc for desktop buying advice.

  • If you're looking to buy a laptop, try /r/SuggestALaptop or /r/LaptopDeals.

  • If it is an issue with a virus or malware, use /r/24hoursupport.

  • If you need help with a computer issue, use /r/techsupport.

  • Mac users, go to /r/apple or /r/applehelp.

  • For explanation of concepts, try /r/explainlikeimfive.

  • For programming help, try /r/learnprogramming or /r/programming.

  • Check out /r/intel for Intel related news and discussions.

  • For showing off your vintage computers, head over to /r/VintageComputers.

  • Looking to sell or buy used hardware check out /r/hardwareswap

  • For current hardware sales check out /r/buildapcsales

  • /r/hardware for hardware news, reviews and discussion.

  • For everything else, Google is your friend! Make sure to check there first!

If your question doesn't quite fit in any of the above, or is not receiving answers elsewhere, feel free to ask it here. This is not a rule specifically forbidding any sort of post, rather it is an attempt to get your questions the maximum amount of attention and exposure.

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