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Explorer by OldGuy
I do not see much of a reason to use the Win 8.1 CD on my Win 7 laptop. Came with Win 7 installed and a WIn 8.1 CD All I see is more learning curve. However,...
September 30th 15 12:18 AM
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Adding Win 2000 features to Win 8 by Snuffy \Hub Cap\ McKinney
Can anyone recommend a way to put the following Win 2000 style links on the Win 8 desktop? I'm having a heck of time finding anything on the computer with Win...
September 29th 15 02:25 AM
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OT Innovative new snack food by John Doe[_8_]
I recently came up with an ultra-simple and deliciously fun snack combination. Smear some peanut butter on a piece of bread, stick a graham cracker in it,...
September 25th 15 10:25 PM
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OT No trolling on YouTube by Linux User
On 14/09/15 23:54, John Doe wrote: I am so impressed that YouTube figured out how useful mutual blocking is. It's something I've always wanted for UseNet....
September 24th 15 07:17 AM
by John Doe[_8_] Go to last post
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Free upgrade to Windows 8.1 by LU
Has Microsoft changed its policy in allowing people to upgrade from the DVD drive or do we still need to go through the Store method. In Windows 10, it is...
September 23rd 15 10:08 AM
by Darklight Go to last post
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Avoid SanDisk USB Sticks by Bob R[_2_]
The ones I have are the slider in/out with a spring function; USB3 32G Slide the plug all the way out and if it can be pushed back in but resists by spring...
September 18th 15 05:22 PM
by pjp[_10_] Go to last post
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Shutting down by [email protected]
Why is it when I shut down Windows 8, I click in the lower left corner, then click on "Shut Down" and it seems to default to "Switch User". I never switch user...
September 18th 15 11:17 AM
by John Doe[_8_] Go to last post
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A website virus spoof? by John Doe[_8_]
DO NOT click on this link unless you have a bulletproof system like mine. http://windowsgotinfected.info/warning-info.htm I think it's harmless, but it can...
September 18th 15 06:54 AM
by Ron Go to last post
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Any software that requires 64-bit Windows? by John Doe[_8_]
Is there yet any mainstream software that requires 64-bit Windows besides Adobe stuff? Thanks.
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September 17th 15 10:56 PM
by mick Go to last post
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Unlimited hardware changes if Windows key is uninstalled first? by John Doe[_8_]
Are we allowed to uninstall the Windows product key from our system so that we can make hardware changes, and then reinstall that product key without having to...
September 15th 15 04:23 PM
by Bucky Breeder[_4_] Go to last post
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SSD upgrade, worth it or not? by Kenny
Bought this Acer laptop only a few months ago, thought it would be fast because it has a 4 core Intel i5 CPU and have been very disappointed with...
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September 11th 15 04:21 AM
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Back up files by Keith Nuttle
My back up scheme is this. I synchronize my laptop to my desktop and then make up the desktop to an external drive. I had been using the Seagate Backup...
September 9th 15 11:43 AM
by Keith Nuttle Go to last post
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How Microsoft's data case could unravel the US tech industry by Justin Tyme[_2_]
http://www.zdnet.com/article/why-microsoft-data-case-could-unravel-the-us-tech-industry/ -- JT
September 7th 15 11:58 PM
by Charlie Go to last post
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Windows 10 Test Drive Question by Ron
If I upgrade from Win8.1 to Win10 and use it for 28 days and then rollback to 8.1 can I upgrade to Win10 before the 1 year free upgrade period is up?
September 7th 15 12:00 AM
by wg_2002 Go to last post
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Recycle bin shows empty but still has stuff in there. by Big Al[_5_]
The recycle bin is empty both the icon on the desktop and looking at it in explorer. But if I run MalwareBytes as it's scanning folders it hits $RECYCLE.bin...
September 5th 15 05:04 PM
by FredW Go to last post
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Windows 8 upgrade from win7 by BobH[_2_]
I just wondered if the product key from a windows 7 install can be used for an upgrade to windows 8.1. I have googled this but can't find a definitive answer.
September 3rd 15 06:56 PM
by BobH[_2_] Go to last post
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Win 8.1 Upgrade to Pro before upgrade to Win 10? by occam[_2_]
On my personal laptop I have Win8.1 Home. I plan to 'upgrade' to Win 10 Home in due course. Is it worth upgrading to Win 8.1 Pro first before I do the...
September 1st 15 11:44 AM
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Simple cellphones are coming again by Gary Stevens
I've received an email from a local mobile communications operator with simple cellphone for sale. I'm talking about the Nokia 206 for $49,99. They say it's...
August 31st 15 01:04 PM
by Stephen Wolstenholme[_6_] Go to last post
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They are forcing us to upgrade by Gary Stevens
My Win7 system is starting to have issues, I think that's a strategy to force Win7 users to upgrade to Win10. Only problem is that I use an older laptop with...
August 31st 15 08:16 AM
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Thirty-day Win10 experiment lasts only a week by Ron
Interesting read. http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/thirty-day-win10-experiment-lasts-only-a-week/
August 30th 15 04:52 AM
by Ron Go to last post
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