Online Technical Support and Help
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List of Online Technical Support and Community Help Forums
Check in for help with technical problems, download software, grab updates for your operating system or read expert tutorials.
Hardware Central Discussion
Need help with Hardware? Whether it's a sound card snafu, networking nuance or a motherboard mix-up, jump over to the Hardware Central discussion boards and you'll find help you get through it in one piece.
WinDrivers Computer Tech Support Discussion & Chat
Looking for assistance in finding, troubleshooting, or even installing Windows hardware drivers? WinDrivers Computer Tech Support Forums & Chat area provides users with a place to ask tech support question or search the thousands of of forum posts for help in solving Windows driver problem.
SysOpt is your one-stop resource for hints and technical how-to information on system optimization. Can't get your PC to boot, a modem to be recognized, or drivers to install? Need help with Web development, benchmarking, or just looking for some in-depth general tech discussions? Look no further than SysOpt!
Wi-Fi Planet Discussion
Need help or information on Wi-Fi networks, hardware, security or troubleshooting? The Wi-Fi Planet forums offer information and help on a variety of topics related to Wi-Fi.
Small Business Computing & Ecommerce Forums
The Small Business & Ecommerce discussion forums offer advice on online marketing issues, security tips, website design suggestions, and general discussion related to current trends and practices. Fellow small-business owners can network and share tips, tricks and advice.
With over 35,000 registered members and over a quarter million posts, SharkyForums offers its users general hardware and software forums — along with some intense hardware specific topics such as mobile computing, CPUs, video cards, motherboards, and cooling, to name but a few. Knowledgeable users and administrators are always on-hand to provide technical answers and guides for the budding hardware guru.
Practically Networked Discussion Forums
If network connections, sharing computers, router problems or other networking issues are bogging you down, then the Practically Networked forum is the place to be. Here you'll find help and support for all your network-related problems.
Server Watch Forums
Server Watch discussion forums provide a place for you to discuss and get additional information and assistance on configurations, add-ons, and more for Apache, Linux/Unix, Windows-based, Microsoft Exchange and other servers.
With well over a million user posts, it's no wonder so many people are turning to the CodeGuru forums for help on all things related to code and programming. This help, support and discussion area is open to all with questions and information to share on Visual C++ & C++ Programming, Visual Basic Programming, .NET Programming, Java Programming, and more.
WebDeveloper Forums & Discussion Area
WebDeveloper offers discussion and technical support on a variety of issues faced by Web developers, including accessibility, CSS, DHTML, Graphics, HTML, Java, multimedia and much more, You can also check in with your Web site details and have it reviewed by the WebDeveloper.com community.
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