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  1. From my own standpoint, Grimefighter does...

    From my own standpoint, Grimefighter does anything but one of the claims on the website you pointed to Rick - specifically "Yes, GrimeFighter will speed your old laptop up ..etc etc.."

    I've had...
  2. Thread: Latest scam

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    This is hardly new or recent. UPS have been the...

    This is hardly new or recent. UPS have been the victims of Spammers / Scammers / Fraudsters for years now.

    Check out these links..
    ...
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    I find "Wondershare PDF Converter" to do a great...

    I find "Wondershare PDF Converter" to do a great job at converting PDF's to Word / Excel / PowerPoint / HTML etc.. It came as a bonus with another piece of software I purchased sometime ago and I've...
  4. Heh.. MSE also has little effect on prevention as...

    Heh.. MSE also has little effect on prevention as well imo. :) Take a look at the monthly "Real-World Protection Tests" they do here;

    http://www.av-comparatives.org/dynamic-tests/

    Microsoft's...
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    Hi Jerry.. Thanks for that but I found the...

    Hi Jerry.. Thanks for that but I found the problem was that I had the keyboard plugged into a USB 2.0 powered Hub rather than directly into the computers two "Top" USB ports in the back of the...
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    Further to the above, I've just discovered that...

    Further to the above, I've just discovered that if I power the machine down rather than "Start Orb > Restart", then it will always boot up without issue.

    The problem only occurs if the machine is...
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    Restart Problems - Win7 Pro - 64Bit

    Have a very strange problem with my Windows box restarting which is highly annoying as it prevents me from restarting my machine remotely via LogMeIn Pro as I won't have access after a restart.
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    didadocom, May I suggest removing the...

    didadocom,

    May I suggest removing the attachment now that your problem is resolved? I'm assuming all the emails in your "emails.txt" are valid, in which case any forum visitor who might be a...
  9. Well it's been a whole day now and no more...

    Well it's been a whole day now and no more phantom drive mappings. Fixing the broken link to the excel spreadsheet on the Server seems to have fixed the problem.

    Thanks for prompting me to look...
  10. Hi Paul.. yes the mapping persist appearing after...

    Hi Paul.. yes the mapping persist appearing after a re-boot. No such registry path that you listed exists here though. (?)

    I did find "HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3271936511-etc-etc\Network" under...
  11. Mapped Network Drive keeps multiplying - Windows 7 Pro [64bit]

    After hours of searching the web, I can't find an answer to this problem - only folks asking similar questions (both XP and Win 7) without a resolution.

    What happens is that Windows has started...
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    As do tens of thousands of people all over the...

    As do tens of thousands of people all over the world, and mostly by users of Windows for many years, not to mention a hell of a lot Microsoft Certified Engineers in Microsoft's own user groups.
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    ..and it was a perfectly accurate title by...

    ..and it was a perfectly accurate title by Marketwatch in my opinion.

    Leaving out the Start Button and forcing desktop users to install third party Start Button replacements, which included the...
  14. Actually, that shouldn't be an issue. Though our...

    Actually, that shouldn't be an issue. Though our entire office is now running MS Office 2010, for years people resisted because they much prefer the 2003 menu interface. (Some still hate the ribbon...
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    According to many Windows 8 lovers here, it...

    According to many Windows 8 lovers here, it should have taken you less than 30 minutes to figure everyting out and that it was the easiest thing in the world to figure our how to do everything you...
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    Great summary of my own thoughts. Couldn't have...

    Great summary of my own thoughts. Couldn't have said it better myself. Kudo's to you for the way you explained it.

    Andy
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    Hi Medico.. That's a pretty bold statement...

    Hi Medico..



    That's a pretty bold statement you've made there. Do you have a link to a ruling in a court of law to support that theory? Note that a EULA (in legal terms) is nothing than a guide...
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    Actually, the Win-Key is probably the most useful...

    Actually, the Win-Key is probably the most useful thing you can use on Windows 8.. it allows you to quickly move between a Mouse/Keyboard workable desktop and get away from that incredibly ugly...
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    Going by that statement alone, I think it would...

    Going by that statement alone, I think it would be far more accurate for you to say it took 5 minutes to find a replacement Start button like StartIsBack so that you could actually begin to use...
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    My clients disagree with your assessment Ted as...

    My clients disagree with your assessment Ted as is evidenced by the Windows 8 installations that I've formatted out and installed Windows 7 on for those 4 (to date) that *hate* the thing and say that...
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    This announcement doesn't surprise me at all and...

    This announcement doesn't surprise me at all and I feel somewhat vindicated after getting so much flack from some users here when I revealed that I sent a bulk email to all of my clients to avoid...
  22. Thanks for the link Rurib.. I rarely use any of...

    Thanks for the link Rurib.. I rarely use any of the apps so the option never changed for me.

    Cheers...
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    Not sure if you're joking there or not but to be...

    Not sure if you're joking there or not but to be fair, in my opinion, Apple Mac's are only as stable and reliable as they are for precisely that reason. They don't allow much screwing around with the...
  24. What is the point of "Devices" in the charms bar?

    At work I have a Windows 8 Pro box as a secondary desktop which I keep for no reason other than to keep up to date with Microsoft's stupidity so that I can help those who went and got sucked in to...
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    Seems the countless refund requests from Amazon...

    Seems the countless refund requests from Amazon alone has forced them to take notice.. The fact that their response basically amounts to little more than a middle finger at everyone that has...
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