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  1. which version of Ubuntu did you install? If it...

    which version of Ubuntu did you install? If it was 14.04 or 14.10, try 15.04 which just came out. If it was 15.04, try Linux Mint 17.1 or Fedora 21. It sounds like a driver problem, and a...
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    When you move a post, don't you think you should...

    When you move a post, don't you think you should say where you moved it to and Why?
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    When I open the Task Bar and Properties Menu...

    When I open the Task Bar and Properties Menu Page, and select the Start Menu Tab, the Customize button is grayed out.
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    Upgrading to Windows 10 Build 9926

    Has anyone upgraded Windows 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10 Build 9926? If you did, how did it go? Did all of your installed programs transfer? Particularly the paid for ones. I started with Windows 7,...
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    Windows 10 Build 9926

    I installed Windows 10 Build 9926 last night. I installed it on a Dell Optiplex 755 with a Core 2 Quad processor.



    I started with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit,
    Used a DVD to upgrade that to Windows...
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    You didn't say what version of Windows it is. If...

    You didn't say what version of Windows it is. If it's Windows 7, the Windows 7 Backup will output to DVDs.

    Windows backup is available In Windows 8, but you have to know how to find it, and I...
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    Is it Windows 8.1 with Bing, where the hardware...

    Is it Windows 8.1 with Bing, where the hardware manufacturer gets Windows free if they configure Internet Explorer to have Bing as the search engine?
  8. This is probably not your problem, but it is so...

    This is probably not your problem, but it is so easy to do that you really should start by checking the performance tab in the Task Manager.

    If either CPU Usage or Memory is 100%, and if they...
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    No one that I know or know of uses anti-virus on...

    No one that I know or know of uses anti-virus on an iPad, and Apple does not recommend it, but if you want it go to

    http://www.avira.com/en/free-antivirus-ios

    It's free, and you can get it in...
  10. Do you have a restore point before the update?

    Do you have a restore point before the update?
  11. Most laptops, even older ones with anti-virus...

    Most laptops, even older ones with anti-virus programs like Norton running, are still not so slow as to be useless.

    First start up the Windows Task Manager, and click on the Performance Tab. ...
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    Since on the original Maxtor drive, I not only...

    Since on the original Maxtor drive, I not only deleted the partitions, but used Derick's Boot and Nuke to erase all traces of them, before creating a new one, I don't think that anything about the...
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    Windows was not complaining about the partition...

    Windows was not complaining about the partition count. After I deleted the partitions, which I did because I didn't want them, not because I thought they were the problem, and created a new...
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    When I got to the select partitions page for the...

    When I got to the select partitions page for the WD drive, there were 5 partitions, and all of them had the

    message.

    I deleted all the partitions, and created a new one, and clicked on...
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    I checked the Hard Drive. it was a Maxtor, so I...

    I checked the Hard Drive. it was a Maxtor, so I ran the Sea Tools Long test on it, and it passed. Then I found this on Tom's Hardware



    It didn't work.

    I have installed a WD drive, and will...
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    I have used Derick's Boot and Nuke to delete...

    I have used Derick's Boot and Nuke to delete everything, and then I have created partitions and formatted them.

    I have checked the BIOS, and the controller is set to RAID/AHCI.
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    Windows cannot be installed to this disk

    When I try to install Windows 7 to a Dell Optiplex 755 computer I get the message from the Win7 installer:

    Windows cannot be installed to this disk (Show Details)

    I can install Windows XP and...
  18. If your disk drives are failing, you probably...

    If your disk drives are failing, you probably only have a brief period of time before they will fail completely. As bbearren says, you can get Seatools for Windows from:...
  19. Thread: ram info

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    [SOLVED] I have a Windows 7 system with 4GB. The only...

    I have a Windows 7 system with 4GB. The only time I fill up memory, is when I have a virtual machine running, or a browser, starts holding memory and won't release it, or both. (I'm getting 8GB for...
  20. Go back to the Task Manager, and select the...

    Go back to the Task Manager, and select the Performance tab. Look at the memory use. If it is using more than 90% of physical memory, then go to the Processes tab, and see which processes are using...
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    I have used Remote Desktop Connection many times,...

    I have used Remote Desktop Connection many times, but it is pretty picky.

    The relevant operating system is the one you are remoteing into. If you want to use your Windows 7 desktop to look at a...
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    Quote from OP:
  23. So maybe the OEMs have solved the problem by not...

    So maybe the OEMs have solved the problem by not making the RT/ARM tablets, but they are still in the retail channels, and people are still confused.
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    [SOLVED] Which forum did you move it to?

    Which forum did you move it to?
  25. So if you copy desktop.ini or Thumbs.db to...

    So if you copy desktop.ini or Thumbs.db to another folder where it does not belong, does Windows rebuild it, or does it try to use the foreign systems files and screw up?
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