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    Square works for me too!

    I also have a small IT consulting and repair business, and ran for almost 5 years without the need to take a credit card, mostly because I wasn't willing to pay the per-charge and then the monthly...
  2. My ISP is Comcast and they give us Norton too. ...

    My ISP is Comcast and they give us Norton too. Ive been turning off all the "Maintenance" tasks, including their backup, optimization, History cleaning, etc. and only using their FW and AV stuff as...
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    Why downgrade? And BTW, as JoeP517 says, you...

    Why downgrade? And BTW, as JoeP517 says, you dont have license to upgrade to anything other than Win 10 Pro.

    No downgrades allowed - you have to stay with the same license level.

    the bigger...
  4. Win 7 to 10 upgrade fails, no error code, just "Operation Failed"

    Folks,

    I volunteer at a Senior Center and help them out with their computer issues. Ive done many win 7 to 10 upgrades and all Ive tried have gone very well as long as I go the website for the...
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    CPU is an Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core processor 3800+...

    CPU is an Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core processor 3800+

    Also some clarification: in your note section, What files need to go into the folder? Files for what - the VM, the image, ?
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    thats a great idea. But my question should have...

    thats a great idea. But my question should have been better phrased: I want to restore the image to the new VM - its an old xp version thats fully patched to xp eol. How do I do that i.e. will...
  7. Another thing to consider once you have cleaned...

    Another thing to consider once you have cleaned it out is the addition of a case fan, if you have a spot to mount it. Or another one, if you already have one. Dont forget to make the airflow to move...
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    Virtualization questions from a VM newbie

    OK- Ive always taken the new hard drive route when a new OS comes out. I add the drive in my good ol' dual core HP test box, install the OS to the new drive from optical media and use the F12 BIOS...
  9. Preview edition was upgraded, maybe to RTM - . how long will license last?

    I installed the preview version of Win 10 on a laptop as a clean install and couldnt get the wireless drivers to work so I put it off to the side for a time when I could plug a wire in and then play...
  10. Ive also done the MP3 thing with multiple copies...

    Ive also done the MP3 thing with multiple copies between devices and never had DRM issues. But then again, I dont buy anything from Apple either. Most of my mp3 files are self-ripped from original...
  11. If the tower has been recovered, i.e. reloaded to...

    If the tower has been recovered, i.e. reloaded to factory settings, arent any licenses gone?
  12. Microsoft DRM getting in the way of a new system playing music

    Got a friend that has a Win 8 tower, ripped more than 250+ CDs using WMPlayer in WMA format (not my choice - I would have done it in MP3, but he just used the default settings in WMP). Everything...
  13. Paul, thats what I thought. MSBackup of this...

    Paul,

    thats what I thought. MSBackup of this guys app is worthless. why a "techie" would ever tell a business client that they are protected with MS Backup for apps is beyond me.

    Ill go with...
  14. Guys, in your replies, you didnt answer if MS...

    Guys, in your replies, you didnt answer if MS backup did indeed backup app data that I could restore if Hd failed.

    Im under impression that MSbackup, even if you backup app, when doing a restore...
  15. MSbackup: app functions after data restore from root app folder? Need app backup solution.

    Hi folks,

    Ive got several clients that run small tax businesses' from their SOHO both use win 7 HP as their primary os. They use different professional preparing packages and Im amazed that none...
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    Looks like he has done a number of viewing tools...

    Looks like he has done a number of viewing tools but this one one that came up with being associated with HackTool when I downloaded it and scanned the zip file.
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    tool to display IE Passwords?

    I do a fair amount of computing pro-bono work with seniors. It can be really rewarding to help them because to them, it really is rocket science when I do even the simplest config change or repair -...
  18. Trovi PUPs keep repopulating on all systems via browser sync (Firefox and Chrome)

    Im using the latest version of MBAM and its recently started finding Trovi PUPs in all of my systems, in the user profiles of Chrome and Firefox. I quarantine them with MBAM but thy keep showing...
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    Oh baby, oh baby, your friend isnt the only one...

    Oh baby, oh baby, your friend isnt the only one taken recently by a phone call saying they are from Microsoft. These guys are really really good in persuading their callers that their systems are...
  20. I didnt get the upgrade notice, and used to. It...

    I didnt get the upgrade notice, and used to. It appears that if you didnt have a registered copy of the version before the upgrade, you dont get the offer, unless the sales are really down and then...
  21. Re MSSE, I use it, Woody Leonhard of Windows...

    Re MSSE, I use it, Woody Leonhard of Windows Secrets recommends it, and so far, I haven't seen a situation where it didn't work, if combined with a good spyware protector like Malwarebytes or...
  22. Great ideas to remove old Java versions, been...

    Great ideas to remove old Java versions, been doing that for years because new versions are supposed to be downversion compatible. But what about MSXML? Most of these look like patches on...
  23. Thread: eBooks question

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    A dissappointed ebook owner says wait for now, till ebooks are more mature

    :(Actually, you should go to your local town's library web page, and find the section on Ebooks. Theres a lot of info there on what works, what doesnt, and the hoops you have to jump thru. Plus,...
  24. OOPS. Ok, first time I posted a url in this...

    OOPS. Ok, first time I posted a url in this forum tool, darned forums are all different. ;)
  25. better than nothing, but what i really was...

    better than nothing, but what i really was looking for was either a demo of a virus (which would probably be an advertisement for a real AV product), or an easily removed real virus - something that...
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