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  1. So far, I have not experienced any problem with...

    So far, I have not experienced any problem with VMWare (V9.0.4) since installing the update to my Win8.1 64-bit system. (Holding thumbs).
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    Looking After Your SSD: Sound Advice?

    Sound and practical advice?

    http://www.maketecheasier.com/things-shouldnt-do-solid-state-drives/

    :huh:
  3. First Glimpse of "Windows 9" and New Name

    (I am not sure if this is the right forum in which to post this, please move if necessary).

    Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday (30 Sep 2014) when it offers...
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    My Samsung SSD has a default setup option called...

    My Samsung SSD has a default setup option called "Over Provisioning". The help window that opens when you hover over "over provisioning help" states:

    "Over Provisioning sets aside extra free space...
  5. @lumpy95: Ditto.

    @lumpy95: Ditto.
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    @Fascist Nation: Thank you; most interesting. ...

    @Fascist Nation: Thank you; most interesting. However, I think the "NOTE" in that site is worth taking into account:

    "As a conclusion one has to state that WSUS Offline Update is not a complete...
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    A new way of updating Windows?

    The following article is of interest:

    http://www.windowsobserver.com/2014/08/12/the-way-we-update-microsoft-windows-changes-today/

    If Microsoft plans to update Windows incrementally in future...
  8. Thread: onedrive sync

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    @ruirib: Well, I can confirm that what I posted...

    @ruirib: Well, I can confirm that what I posted consistently works for me(!!) (I have just, once again, created a test folder and placed an image file in it and then dragged (copied) the new folder...
  9. Won't Disk Cleanup be of any assistance in...

    Won't Disk Cleanup be of any assistance in removing some of the junk?
  10. @Backspacer: :o

    @Backspacer: :o
  11. @BATcher: Awww, but where's the fun in that?(!)

    @BATcher: Awww, but where's the fun in that?(!)
  12. Thread: onedrive sync

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    @bassfisher6522: (With Windows 8.1): ...

    @bassfisher6522:

    (With Windows 8.1):

    Right-click on a folder, DRAG it into your Onedrive folder, release the mouse button and select "copy" or "move" (as required). The folder is then copied...
  13. Here's a Topic for Potentially HOT Debate: "Most Anti-Virus Programs are not Secure." True?

    This challenging statement is a topic in today's Infopackets Newsletter:

    "Most Antivirus Not Secure, Exploitable"

    How valid is the claim? Should we be worried?

    ...
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    [SOLVED] @ruirib: :o

    @ruirib: :o
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    [SOLVED] My post #4 above seems to have solved the...

    My post #4 above seems to have solved the problem. Not very neat, but spellchecking now works as it should!
  16. @JoeP517: Many thanks, will do!

    @JoeP517: Many thanks, will do!
  17. I use an iPhone and some of its Apps are very...

    I use an iPhone and some of its Apps are very useful. But when I want to do work, I use MS office on a desktop. I have yet to find an easier way to use these programs. At present, with all of the...
  18. @JoeP517: Thank you for the link to the iCloud...

    @JoeP517: Thank you for the link to the iCloud forum. I have posted the details of my dilemma there, and will wait and see if anything useful comes up. (I note that others have had similar...
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    @Rick Corbett: Thanks for that. Yes, I...

    @Rick Corbett: Thanks for that. Yes, I instinctively decided not to convert my "old" DNS profile. I have, in fact found DNS 13 (by the way, I have Version 13 Premium) to be remarkably accurate "out...
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    [SOLVED] @ruirib (and @bassfisher6522): Sorry for the...

    @ruirib (and @bassfisher6522): Sorry for the absence of usable detail in my initial post. I used Skydrive whilst using Windows 7. When I installed Win 8, I elected NOT to login with a Microsoft...
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    [SOLVED] "Unable to Create OneDrive on this PC"

    When trying to set up OneDrive, I get the error "Unable to Create OneDrive on this PC". In File Explorer, there is no OneDrive folder as I believe there should be. I am unable to work out why I get...
  22. @JoeP517: Many thanks, Joe. I tried the...

    @JoeP517: Many thanks, Joe. I tried the solutions in the posts under your kindly-provided link, and ended up with the same disaster as in my post #11 above! Fortunately I had learnt (the hard way)...
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    @Trev: You have proved an extremely important...

    @Trev: You have proved an extremely important point (at my expense!): Dragon 13 claims to be 15% more accurate than version 12 and that it is very accurate straight out of the box. I installed it...
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    I have used Dragon Naturally Speaking for several...

    I have used Dragon Naturally Speaking for several years (and heave recently updated to Version 13). I am using it to type this, in fact. Once you have mastered it, you have very little need for the...
  25. @JoeP517: Agreed. I (thank heavens!!) made a...

    @JoeP517: Agreed. I (thank heavens!!) made a full system backup; and saved a copy of my .pst file on the desktop; uninstalled the iCloud add-in; re-installed it (it corrupted everything in Outlook...
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