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Hardware questions and Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange has websites for asking questions about computer programming, but there isn't a site for questions and answers about computer hardware. Users need to be able to ask questions about hardware troubleshooting, how basic comportments work, &c.


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For domestic equipment, that sounds like superuser

For server equipment, that sounds like serverfault

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    i dont think superuser is fully committed for computer hardware..!! Sep 6, 2011 at 11:31
  • @Jeyanth I think it would depend on the question a bit; see the FAQ "... computer hardware ... computer software ..." Sep 6, 2011 at 11:34
  • why is that "i can accept this answer after 2 minutes"..? Sep 6, 2011 at 11:38
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    @Jeyanth in part, to allow a number of different answers time to be written and posted Sep 6, 2011 at 11:44
  • Don't forget about Electrical Engineering for hardware hacking.
    – user1228
    Sep 6, 2011 at 15:34
  • Is there some StackExchange project where I could ask a question about DIY repair of my printer?
    – Paul
    Oct 20, 2013 at 19:55

Have a look at http://area51.stackexchange.com - you can create a proposal there if there's nothing that matches what you like ...

Maybe http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/19424/computer-architecture-organization comes close to what you're suggesting.

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