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    "connected his pc to my workbench" as all access...

    "connected his pc to my workbench" as all access was blocked did you remove the hard drive and use a sata to usm connection to image win 10 or some other method to connect? 2) What is the latest...
  2. Everyone hear thinks its the bios including me...

    Everyone hear thinks its the bios including me but you don't know how to use these screens , try finding a local tech if you shop arround I'm looking at about $25.00 Us or at the most $40.00 you may...
  3. Thanks for your detailed answer I'll keep it...

    Thanks for your detailed answer I'll keep it simple if they have Vista and speed problems will recommend card
    otherwise on board should be ok
  4. Is a computer with a separate Graphic card faster then using on board graphics ?

    I' m a part-time tech and have been repairing computers since the time of XP I' m a senior and so are most of my customers, I always used to recommend the computers I buy for my clients new or used...
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    You could leave it on for a few days , but an...

    You could leave it on for a few days , but an overlooked advantage to a turn off is the cold boot , if you made any changes to the computer lately a cold boot does minor registry connections and...
  6. your alternate is too complicated

    Why buy someone 90 a cromebook? Almost every city has windows 7 refurbished computers available at a good price and you often get the refirbished microsoft disc. When you buy this you are getting a...
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    keep it simple

    Why not just install Java and revo uninstaller , do the speed test you probably need the results just once then use revo at level 4 and remove java . Solves all your problems
  8. Explaining to seniors how this fraud works

    I hope Microsoft wins this one its a real problem. I am a part time tech all my clients are seniors. I tell them the following and try to keep it simple 1) I tell them it takes a long time to find a...
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    Viruses no longer the main probleml

    As noted below this product finished last but todays problems are really pups ( potentially unwanted programs ) that you're tricked into installing on your machine or plug ins in you're browser . For...
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    You might want to try spyware blaster , this...

    You might want to try spyware blaster , this program blocks spyware from a list but what is interesting is its extra feature in system snapshot where it saves important browser and system settings...
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    I'm with Trev

    The banks are responsible for their security , what you should do is read your obligation in their terms of use document , you must use a password that is not related to your date of birth , name or...
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    Ok XP has expired but that has probably nothing...

    Ok XP has expired but that has probably nothing to do with it . Troubleshoot this computer like any other version of windows , If you go to system restore and choose various dates will it show you...
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    All the above 5 items are true but there are...

    All the above 5 items are true but there are still other problems . I feel that they took an excellent system but moved everything to a different place and then renamed everything to something you...
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    The good news is that CryptoLocker can only...

    The good news is that CryptoLocker can only arrive on your computer by email with an attachment , usually a bogus service message with a pdf attachment where the .exe hides so education can stop...
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    1) make sure its not on internet explorer 2)...

    1) make sure its not on internet explorer
    2) make internet explorer the default browser
    3) uninstall Google Crome completely
    4) completely turn off the computer and turn it back on
    5) install a...
  16. If you tried what the others told you and you...

    If you tried what the others told you and you still can't uninstall it make a restore point then reinstall the same program and same version again , this should replace the missing files , then if...
  17. I remember way back with windows 98 there was a...

    I remember way back with windows 98 there was a time limit for inactivity on a web page , it was with the browser or the internal card to protect the system. In windows 8 could you have activated...
  18. Two Facebook accounts: forgot password on one account

    I am a light part time tech for seniors and have a puzzle. This client has 2 Facebook accounts a business one and a personal one. She cancelled the business one and at the same time lost the...
  19. Hi Paul , You will need a tech or advanced user...

    Hi Paul ,
    You will need a tech or advanced user to remove this item , I have removed it for a client of mine. The following info might help you
    1) anti-maleware bytes and your antivirus won't show...
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    I know this is not the answer to the question but...

    I know this is not the answer to the question but when you loaded sp2 into the system was it stable and working correctly? . Did you have problems only after installing sp3. Because you might have...
  21. I want to thank everyone who replied to my...

    I want to thank everyone who replied to my request . I will put the clients computer back to the defaults as it is a laptop. I'm sort of surprised how different win 8 is from 7 and I don't mean just...
  22. deleted hiberfil.sys in error on win 8 laptop working too fast

    I'm new to windows 8 but was helping on a new setup using a guide I read too fast it recommended turning off hibernate but only on a desktop ( that's what I read too fast ) so my question is if I...
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    removing norton on line

    First off removing this product completely and correctly is not as important as you might think. This is an on line anti virus so it does not run on start up and does not put lots of files in your...
  24. Thread: iTunes fraud

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    internet fraud

    I don't know about the US but in Canada you can get a gas card. The max limit for this card is $500.00 or $1000.00 if you want, I kept it at $500.00 and told master card to expect to see small on...
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    problems creating factory recovery discs

    I have been creating factory recovery discs for computers with windows pre installed for years with no problems , suddenly this week I tried with a a desktop made by gateway and it failed , returned...
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