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    If you run %SystemRoot%\System32\cmd.exe /c...

    If you run

    %SystemRoot%\System32\cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535&Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535

    in a Cmd window with admin privileges (or as a shortcut) then you get the best of cleanmgr.
  2. Thread: XP retro support

    by A1ex
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    I have a Samsung NC10 notebook which had WinXP...

    I have a Samsung NC10 notebook which had WinXP Home on. The hard drive failed and I replaced it with an SSD. I reinstalled XP and used 360 Total Security for anti virus, since I use this on my Win7...
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    I thought the article rather implied this. Alex

    I thought the article rather implied this.

    Alex
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    You don't need to edit the registry to remove the...

    You don't need to edit the registry to remove the notifications, just check for all or any of the following windows updates and uninstall them.
    3035583, 2952664, 3021917.
    When you're offered them...
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    I used the mbam clean tool, it worked after a...

    I used the mbam clean tool, it worked after a long pause and I now have MBAM working successfully. Thanks everyone.

    Slight downer. MB Anti Exploit appeared to install OK, but no icon and no...
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    Mines a hardware not a VM setup. I tried...

    Mines a hardware not a VM setup.
    I tried reinstalling but I get the same error message when I try to run the installer.

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    PS I get the same error if I run as Administrator.
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    Malwarebytes can't start

    I had Malwarebytes installed and running on Build 10074, but after upgrading to Build 10122 it can't start. has anyone else found this.
    I've looked on the Malwarebytes forum but there's no mention...
  8. Thread: Home Page in Edge

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    The problem I described in my first post.

    The problem I described in my first post.
  9. Thread: Home Page in Edge

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    I use RoboForm as well so I think I'll have to...

    I use RoboForm as well so I think I'll have to stick with IE for now, in which case home page isn't a problem.

    Alex
  10. Thread: Home Page in Edge

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    Home Page in Edge

    My first impressions of edge are highly favourable, it makes IE look really outdated, and as others have said seems really quick.
    I haven't yet found out how to set a home page, can anyone point me...
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    [SOLVED] How to turrn off hibernation

    I've tried running 'powercfg -h off' but nothing changes.
    Is there a change in commands to stop hibernation.

    Solved it.
    You can't run powercfg from the Run command, it has to be in a cmd prompt...
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    I've just reinstalled Win7, including updating to...

    I've just reinstalled Win7, including updating to IE11, and I'm having the same problem.
    Difficult to even change to another browser, or apply some of the above suggestions, when you can't download...
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    Thanks bbearen, it worked a treat. Wish I'd...

    Thanks bbearen, it worked a treat. Wish I'd thought of that.
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    Easy BCD Settings page 42772 It's easy...

    Easy BCD Settings page

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    It's easy enough to reset the dual boot using easy BCD.
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    I slipped up in my earlier response. The system...

    I slipped up in my earlier response. The system is BIOS, the clue is in the warning screen I posted initially which specifically refers to winload.exe.
    I now have a win8.1 iso (thanks for the links)...
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    Win7 was installed first, followed by W8.0, which...

    Win7 was installed first, followed by W8.0, which was then 'upgraded' to 8.1.
    The system is UEFI, and I use EBCD to set the boot options.

    JWoods, I tried the solution set out in your link, but...
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    Problem starting Win8.1

    I get the following screen when I try to start W8.1

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    I dual boot with W7, so I tried accessing the W8.1 partition and replacing Winload.exe with the stored version in C:\Windows\WinSXS,...
  18. Strange, I used the upgrade route from 8.1 and...

    Strange, I used the upgrade route from 8.1 and all my programs, including MS Office worked perfectly with no registration issues.
  19. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    Coochin,, I'm afraid you're wrong. I tried to use...

    Coochin,, I'm afraid you're wrong. I tried to use the correct key (from the label on the machine) together with a generic version of XP Home but it wasn't accepted,
    I have now solved the problem,...
  20. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    Chris, Thanks for your advice. I run Linux...

    Chris,

    Thanks for your advice. I run Linux Mint on a Samsung NC10 I had spare, but this Dell belongs to a friend who is not computer literate, so I wanted to reinstall what she's used to.
    I've...
  21. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    I'd like to give MS a try but the phone no on the...

    I'd like to give MS a try but the phone no on the activation screen only connects with the automated system and I can't get to speak to a live rep.
    Anyone got a solution?
  22. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    I successfully loaded XP Home from the...

    I successfully loaded XP Home from the recommended iso, but it won't accept my authorisation code, even though it's the one on the label on the back of the laptop. Seems like I'll have to telephone...
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    Drew, If I right click on the start I see a...

    Drew, If I right click on the start I see a control panel entry but it's empty. Similarly for some of the other entries.
  24. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    Thanks Sudo15. I'll give it a go and feedback the...

    Thanks Sudo15. I'll give it a go and feedback the result.
  25. Thread: XP Home reinstall

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    XP Home reinstall

    I've just inherited a Dell Inspiron 6000 with a defective HDD. I've got a fresh drive and need to install XP Home, which the machine has the authorisation code for.
    All I have is an XP Pro DVD from...
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