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Windows Update Site down by Andy
Has any one noticed that since about sunday 5/7/2017 the http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com Web site is totaly down no link no any thing . Thanks
May 12th 17 03:12 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Recovering UEFI boot entries after clear CMOS by Mr. Man-wai Chang
How do you do that easily? Must I always keep a recovery disc ready? If so, wouldn't it make things more complex than MBR boot? The old MBR method can always...
April 27th 17 03:13 PM
by philo Go to last post
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[BBC] Bose sued for logging listening habits by Sam E[_2_]
On 04/20/2017 11:42 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: Headphone maker Bose is being sued by a customer who claims the firm has gathered data about his...
April 21st 17 03:43 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Win 10 giga-update: KB 4013429 vs KB 4015438 by Mr. Man-wai Chang
Could I just download and install KB 4015438, skipping 4013429? Their 64-bit download are of file sizes over 1 GBytes!!! -- @~@ Remain silent! Drink,...
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April 5th 17 06:04 AM
by Roy Smith[_6_] Go to last post
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Identification question by Ken Springer[_2_]
In the System control panel, W8 Pro clearly says Pro. Is the W8 Home similarly clearly labeled Home? I ask because we have 3 W8 computers at work that are...
March 16th 17 02:00 PM
by Ken Springer[_2_] Go to last post
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How to interpret laptop battery results. by Ken Springer[_2_]
On 3/1/17 8:19 PM, Paul wrote: Ken Springer wrote: Let's say you run the powercfg command from the command line. The battery design is 60,000, but...
March 4th 17 02:50 AM
by Ken Springer[_2_] Go to last post
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Example of how W10 is spying on you by Ruth Berger
Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: Are you sure that only Windows 10 is spying on you? All governments spy on their unarmed innocents to prevent political ...
March 2nd 17 03:02 PM
by Pfsszxt Go to last post
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Synchronizing fonts by Ken Springer[_2_]
I want to end up with the same fonts installed on all my computers. "All" is inclusive of various Windows systems, a Mac, and a couple Linux systems. Each...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 26th 17 03:43 PM
by Ken Blake[_5_] Go to last post
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Restoring MIcrosoft Basic Display Adapter by Mr. Man-wai Chang
I deleted the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter and its drivers by mistake while doing a hardware upgrade. Is there an easy way to restore them? Reinstalling...
February 24th 17 04:53 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Microsoft re-releases snooping patches KB 2952664, KB 2976978 by Stan Brown
I think there were some questions earlier on these in the Win 7 group; the second one is for Win 8 so I'm crossposting to the Win 8 group. Here's Woody...
February 20th 17 02:12 AM
by pyotr filipivich Go to last post
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W7 system image creation by Ken Springer[_2_]
I use a computer at work that has Windows 8.1 with Classic Shell installed. I'm trying to get some kind of backup system going on that computer, desired...
February 18th 17 02:29 AM
by Ken Springer[_2_] Go to last post
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source or store to buy lic to convert windows 8.1 home to 8.1 pro edtion? by Andy
Hi i have a lap top that has windows 8.1 home edition on it and i would like to upgrade it to windows 8.1 professional edition . Does any one know of a site...
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February 4th 17 05:47 AM
by Andy Go to last post
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Media Center by Nil[_5_]
Can someone summarize the history of Windows Media Center, particularly in regard to Windows 8/8.1? I'm trying to revive a friend's Win 8.1 computer from a...
January 4th 17 07:58 PM
by Nil[_5_] Go to last post
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Tip: bypass lock screen on boot up by T
Hi All, A customer of mine hates that lock screen when you boot up. She asked me to make it go straight to the user log-on dialog, so ... REGEDIT4 ;...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
December 22nd 16 07:52 PM
by T Go to last post
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Example of how W10 is spying on you by Nathan Hale
In article Big Bad Bob wrote: On 12/08/16 07:13, Anonymous so...
December 22nd 16 08:36 AM
by Fakey's Dog Whistle Holder Emeritus Go to last post
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Unlinking phone and computer by Ken Springer[_2_]
Yes, this is cross posted to Mac and Windows. LOL So don't forget to hit "Reply All" when answering this post. A friend of mine has linked her SO's iPhone...
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November 8th 16 09:36 AM
by Ken Springer[_2_] Go to last post
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My Windows 8.1 is still running great and rock solid. by Fritz Wuehler[_2_]
I didn't see any compelling reason to upgrade to Windows 10. All my stuff works. Socks works, Tor works, SSL is okay, QS works. Windows 8.1 is a very...
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October 31st 16 11:22 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Storage Spaces: Dual Redunancy? by (PeteCresswell)
I am trying to read https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831739(v=ws.11).aspx Under "Resilient storage", I see "Mirror. Writes data in a stripe...
October 27th 16 07:47 PM
by Jonas Klein Go to last post
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How to delete files (remotely) on my internet CCTV SD Card? by SniqL
Hi, I can connect to my SD Card in the CCTV by '192.168.1.45/sd' as address in the Google Browser. Then i have to give an password and i am in. The only...
October 13th 16 02:47 AM
by SniqL Go to last post
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Using WSUSoffline to update WIN 8.1 by Mr. Man-wai Chang
A freshly installed Win 8.1 with UPdate. Used WSUS to download and install updates. Downloaded about 211 files, and installed about 100 updates. Windows...
October 11th 16 11:55 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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