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    [SOLVED] Today’s price is $14.97. The last time I checked...

    Today’s price is $14.97. The last time I checked it was ½-price of $30=14.97, but now it is 40%off=14.97 and it probably bounces these days around trying to keep one eye on Shanghai and another eye...
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    [SOLVED] Can you cite an independent source that reports...

    Can you cite an independent source that reports it as such?

    Kaspersky (both Total Security and Internet Security, on different computers) do not flag it for anything, Panda (free) AV does not flag...
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    [SOLVED] Resolved

    I have confirmed a non-virus problem with the executable of Download Studio on the computer I was using at the time in question, but I do not yet have a specific identification for it. I thought it...
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    [SOLVED] Paul, Thank you for the AV advice and the...

    Paul,

    Thank you for the AV advice and the excellent link, which is now a bookmark.

    Accelerators a not waste of time IMO. Among browsers, my impression is that Chrome is fastest, but I suspect...
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    [SOLVED] Virus Infection - Resolved

    I recently recommended the download accelerator Download Studio in The Lounge and now I am infected by a virus reportedly contained in it. I now recommend that anyone considering downloading it delay...
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    In the early IBM mainframe days there was no such...

    In the early IBM mainframe days there was no such thing as a PC, you would have been in a (computer) clean room wearing a white lab coat (subject to the standards of a computer room of the day, and...
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    That leaves me wondering if leasing the router is...

    That leaves me wondering if leasing the router is better than owning it. I think for home use leasing it is more common here, since it is typically supplied by the service provider. It's everything...
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    See Post #6

    See Post #6
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    Slow boat to China

    I have had defer upgrades turned on since the beta, and it is still in effect. I will have updates installed after a delay, but the interesting side of this is that if I go to Windows Updates (or...
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    1. Subject to market success. 2. Where 1. is...

    1. Subject to market success.

    2. Where 1. is subject to boycott success.

    3. Which success(es) will determine whether Microsoft is still in business.

    4. Like Chevrolet, a.k.a. General Motors.
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    Try 'green bananas'. Don't worry, it happens to...

    Try 'green bananas'. Don't worry, it happens to the best of us.
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    There is a (computer) generation whose only...

    There is a (computer) generation whose only experience has been with Windows 8, because when Windows 8 was released they yanked Windows 7, and for new Windows PC buyers it was eight or nothing. Now...
  13. Icon Wanted (http://www.iconwanted.com/) is one...

    Icon Wanted is one of probably a million sites for free icons. I haven't checked them for quality.
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    Marketing.

    Marketing.
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    You can download the Windows 10 iso directly from...

    You can download the Windows 10 iso directly from HERE.

    I have long used a download assistant called DOWNLOAD STUDIO. It is reasonably priced, it will speed up downloads from sites that permit it,...
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    You can't roll back but if you have made the...

    You can't roll back but if you have made the recommended image you can always restore (for as long as the image is available to you).
  17. Check out EaseUS Todo PCTrans...

    Check out EaseUS Todo PCTrans. This appears to be another competitor for LapLink PCmover, but it will let you transfer two programs free of charge.

    I haven't tried it myself so look (and backup)...
  18. Try Icon Lover for icon creation and management....

    Try Icon Lover for icon creation and management. I haven't provided a link because it's all over the map, it may or may not be free, and I think I got my copy from Giveaway of the Day.

    Copernic...
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    It appears that you are already committed, but as...

    It appears that you are already committed, but as far as I know, you will be notified that 'it is available' once you have all the ingredients, and when you install it is at your discretion. When you...
  20. I think that vendors update drivers for their...

    I think that vendors update drivers for their most recent products first and work backward from there, and Windows will be doing much the same thing in what hardware it supports. Eventually, the...
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    First, it is available for a year, not a month. ...

    First, it is available for a year, not a month.

    As I understand it, it will come as part of Windows Update, not a download in the 'downloads' folder, and it will, for someone who has agreed to...
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    I have read that XP went RTM in 2001....

    I have read that XP went RTM in 2001. Mathematically, that shortens its life right off the bat.
  23. Details are unimportant

    Why is it getting updates as soon as they are released? Even or especially The Newsletter reviews updates before recommending that you install them. Turn the automation off.

    Where are the updates...
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    Every Update Tuesday at least one reboot is...

    Every Update Tuesday at least one reboot is required.
  25. Google 3200 x 1800 and start wading through the...

    Google 3200 x 1800 and start wading through the million or so other threads online, complete in many cases with answers, about devices with that resolution. I'm not going to do it for you, but as...
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