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upgrading to Windows 8.1 by malone
I have been given a five-year old laptop with Window 8 and want to upgrade it to Windows 8.1. I went to the Windows store and clicked "download" on the...
April 9th 18 03:03 PM
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External hard drive advice please by Shadow
On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:17:39 -0400, Wolf K wrote: I'm looking for another external drive or two. My usual source has both...
March 15th 18 07:35 PM
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External hard drive advice please by Ken Blake[_5_]
On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:17:39 -0400, Wolf K wrote: I'm looking for another external drive or two. My usual source has both...
March 15th 18 05:39 PM
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External hard drive advice please by critcher[_2_]
On 15/03/2018 01:46, Bob_S wrote: "Wolf K"* wrote in message ... I'm looking for another external drive or two. My...
March 15th 18 01:38 PM
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External hard drive advice please by A M
On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:17:39 -0400, Wolf K wrote: I'm looking for another external drive or two. My usual source has both...
March 15th 18 12:30 PM
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External hard drive advice please by ...w¡ñ§±¤ñ
Wolf K wrote: I'm looking for another external drive or two. My usual source has both Seagate/Lacie and Western Digital. It looks like 1 or 2TB are the ...
March 15th 18 11:28 AM
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Settings by Rene Lamontagne
Can't seem to pin settings to taskbar, can pin it to start OK but nothing happens if I try to pin it to taskbar. Any hints? Rene
February 17th 18 02:23 PM
by Jim Dell Go to last post
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Can't install software - strange error message by Tim Slattery[_2_]
My wife's Windows 8.1 machine cannot install any software. The latest example is a PaintShopPro disk that we just brought home from the store, but there are...
January 14th 18 01:02 PM
by Ed Cryer Go to last post
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New Acer monitor problems by Tim Slattery[_2_]
We just bought a new Acer CB281HK monitor for my wife's Win8.1 computer. It's a 28" screen and is in some ways (particularly rendering photographs) really...
December 28th 17 07:57 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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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 01:02 AM
by Shadow Go to last post
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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 10:13 PM
by s|b Go to last post
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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 03:24 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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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 07:25 PM
by Paul[_32_] Go to last post
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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...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
October 31st 17 08:01 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
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!!! -- @[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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