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    If you, or anyone, wants a very small and FAST...

    If you, or anyone, wants a very small and FAST program to edit photos, one that I've found very usefull is "Photo Filtre" (yes, it's French).
    And....... it's FREE!

    I've found I can do everything...
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    I will repeat here, what I tell all my Computer...

    I will repeat here, what I tell all my Computer customers, about downloading software.

    With few exceptions, when you download almost any program, you will find at least one and possibly 6 or more...
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    Old saying...."Don't sweat the small stuff"! ...

    Old saying...."Don't sweat the small stuff"!

    Drive cloning has been around and FREE, (if you look for it) since 1997 when a little known company in New Zealand wrote the program "Ghost".
    Since...
  4. I've started installing "Revo Un-Installer FREE"...

    I've started installing "Revo Un-Installer FREE" with every new PC setup. It does a great job of deleting unwanted programs, including the Spyware that comes pre-installed on new PC's. (Like the...
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    WOW! JF you make me all the more happy that I...

    WOW! JF you make me all the more happy that I dumped Adobe Reader when version 9 first came out. It was growing exponentially, every version being much larger than the version before that. Why all...
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    Since the subject of using "Spybot Search &...

    Since the subject of using "Spybot Search & Destroy" has already been broached, may I say.....

    "Spybot 1.6.2 is a great program and can find and remove things that other programs don't. ...
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    Among the many readers that come here, I'm pretty...

    Among the many readers that come here, I'm pretty sure I'm not alone, when I ask, "What is Hitman Pro Alert" supposed to do for you?

    I don't use it or Emet 5.1 either, but I do have a...
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    Seagate is always a good bet, on sale or not. ...

    Seagate is always a good bet, on sale or not.

    I have one of those hybrid drives like in the sales ad and it does work, but I've never seen the speed increase that they advertise making it faster...
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    I'm pretty sure that this has been mentioned...

    I'm pretty sure that this has been mentioned before, as I seem to remember posting it myself, on several occasions.

    In Vista, my old favorite email program, Outlook Express, was renamed to...
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    For a long time, my search engine of choice and...

    For a long time, my search engine of choice and home page for my browser, was Google.com

    Then earlier this summer Google announced that they would be gathering information from our Google...
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    It's not only advisable but CRITICAL, that when...

    It's not only advisable but CRITICAL, that when you're downloading and installing anything, that you carefully read every word of every line of every little window that pops up on your screen. It's...
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    +1 They're a scam at best and Malware at worse...

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    They're a scam at best and Malware at worse and a total waste of time and money.

    The Doctor :cool:
  13. I keep images of C: on D: on the same drive, for...

    I keep images of C: on D: on the same drive, for a quickie restore if something gets messed up on my OS partition.
    But recently I got what I think was a boot sector virus, and my Backup/Restore...
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    It's an age old problem, that if one OS on a...

    It's an age old problem, that if one OS on a computer can see another OS on the same computer, it will futz around with it, and may even try to "FIX" it.

    I had problems with that fact some time...
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    Just for general information. As files and...

    Just for general information.

    As files and programs get bigger and bigger, the old USB 2.0 just isn't fast enough.
    So I've sworn off buying any more USB 2.0 drives of any kind.

    For the past...
  16. If you have AVG installed and running, (it should...

    If you have AVG installed and running, (it should now be ver. 2015) I would disable Windows Defender. OK?

    If you start your programs from a desktop shortcut and go into the properties of the...
  17. Correct! Circa 1990. It's a great game, to...

    Correct! Circa 1990.

    It's a great game, to promote Hand to Eye coordination, for us old timers.

    And, it's a timed game so you can play it against the clock or against another person.

    It...
  18. Thread: Windows 9 ?

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    Windows 9 has died on the vine. The next version...

    Windows 9 has died on the vine.
    The next version of Windows will be Windows 10, which is already out in Beta test.
    Reports about it abound on other forums.

    Hurry up and wait! OR, get into the...
  19. I have a DOS game, that I bought on a single 3.5"...

    I have a DOS game, that I bought on a single 3.5" floppy disk, back in 1990, pre-windows.
    It runs just fine on Windows XP but not on Windows 7.

    Then I tried to load it on Windows 8.1/32bit, and...
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    All the way back in the '98 days, I wrote my...

    All the way back in the '98 days, I wrote my first Cleanup.bat program and shared it with all my customers.
    I put it in their Startup folder for a free daily cleanup. That won't get everything, but...
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    Depends on how much money you have. No money? ...

    Depends on how much money you have. No money? Then clean up your mess.
    Got lots O money? Buy a 3 Terrabyte drive. They are getting real cheap now.

    I clean up peoples computers for a living...
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    Just earlier this year, the VA finally upgraded...

    Just earlier this year, the VA finally upgraded from Windows XP-Pro to Windows 7.
    I doubt they will be upgrading again any time soon. That costs them Millions of $'s.

    Who me? Oh, heck, I'm...
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    If the Touch Screen is a problem, (it was for me...

    If the Touch Screen is a problem, (it was for me on an HP AIO) the touchscreen driver can be disabled.
    It looks like just another mouse driver, in the Hardware Manager.
    But don't remove the...
  24. Basically true......but not 100% true. In...

    Basically true......but not 100% true.

    In Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 you will find a folder labeled "Windows Mail".

    But, in MS's infinite wisdom, they left it there however it's disabled.
    ...
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    Yes, because of all the built in redundancy, windows does take too long to boot.

    But you can shorten the boot time of Windows by 27 seconds, by incorporating this little tweak.

    Shorten the Boot...
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