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Bing and Yahoo intrusive ads by Tim Slattery[_2_]
My wife uses Windows 8.1. She says she is constantly getting pop-ups telling her to update Bing or Yahoo and make it her default search engine. She says these...
December 16th 17 02:02 AM
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HUH? by Mathedman
Is no one reading my post before responding? There is no "Two Win 8 machines) involved or mentioned. Cable connection tp Wireless router. One...
November 24th 17 11:13 PM
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connection issue by Mathedman
Two computers in the same home. Wireless internet via cable (with TV) One computer working fine (Win 7 64) but second computer (win 8.1 - 64) says it is...
November 24th 17 04:24 PM
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Win8 mouse by Mayayana
Sort of a followup to my earlier post, but with a different issue. I got a new SSD for the Asus I asked about earlier. Windows installed without problem,...
November 15th 17 08:25 PM
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Asus X550J laptop by Mayayana
I've found this problem talked about online, but no help. System claims to analyze disk at boot, then repair starts, then screen goes blank. BIOS...
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October 31st 17 09:01 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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Connecting a Kindle Fire by Ken Springer[_2_]
Does anyone know how to connect a Kindle Fire to Windows 8 using the network and not a direct connection" -- Ken Mac OS X 10.11.6 Firefox 53.0.2 (64...
September 22nd 17 07:24 PM
by Ken Springer[_2_] Go to last post
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Former Facebook executive says Google, Facebook are 'surveillancestates' and risk more regulation by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 15/9/2017 7:12 PM, BurfordTJustice wrote: Former Facebook executive says Google, Facebook are 'surveillance states' and risk more regulation ...
September 15th 17 05:40 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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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
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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
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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
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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!!! -- @[email protected] 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 03:00 PM
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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 03:50 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 04:02 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 04:43 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 05:53 PM
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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 03:12 AM
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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 03:29 AM
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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 06:47 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 08:58 PM
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