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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 better answers to your questions:

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

If it is a question specific to building a computer, use /r/buildapc or /r/buildapcforme.

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, /r/laptops, or /r/LaptopDeals.

If it is an issue with a virus or malware, use /r/24hoursupport. For other computer issues, use /r/techsupport.

If You are looking for driver help, try /r/drivers.

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

For general Computer Tips use /r/TechnologyProTips

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

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

Looking to sell or buy used hardware? Check out /r/hardwareswap

For current hardware sales check out /r/buildapcsales

/r/hardware has 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.

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