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    I've now given Teamviewer a trial, and here's how...

    I've now given Teamviewer a trial, and here's how it went:
    Downloaded Teamviewer (for personal use) and installed it on the intended host PC (Win 8.1). It gave me an ID no. for the PC.
    Downloaded...
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    Thanks for everyone's input on this, including...

    Thanks for everyone's input on this, including the security considerations.
    I'll try out Teamviewer in the next few days and see whether it meets my needs.
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    Thanks for the replies. Can anybody give me the...

    Thanks for the replies.
    Can anybody give me the name of the non-install exe that I should use please?
    I guess I could run it from a USB stick or an SD card. Is there a URL I could get it from?
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    Views of TeamViewer?

    In the past many here have recommended Teamviewer for remote access; personally I've been happily using Logmein (free).
    But Logmein is changing to subscription mode, so it's time to look at...
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    It's probably a 16-bit program, which Win8 won't...

    It's probably a 16-bit program, which Win8 won't run. Wonder if running XP (or win98) in a VM might be a possibility; worth a try.
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    bbearren's advice is right on the money! I'm...

    bbearren's advice is right on the money! I'm running Win8 Pro and it networks perfectly with my old XP machine, my wife's Win7 laptop, and also my Suse Linux machine. The trick is definitely avoid...
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    G'day Medico. I just downloaded a new update for...

    G'day Medico. I just downloaded a new update for Start8 for my Win 8.0.
    Perhaps it will fix your issue with the new start button in Win8.1
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    G'day all,
    last week I updated my old XP pc to Win 8; clean install. All went pretty well, tho' I ditched the Metro interface with Start8 which seems to work quite well. The pc even seems to be a...
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    Oops! last address should have been: ...

    Oops! last address should have been: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28877
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    Hi Alstewart. I and many others have had the same...

    Hi Alstewart. I and many others have had the same problem - some updates offering themselves over and over for installation.
    In the end I solved the problem by downloading the exe files individually...
  11. Perhaps I've come in a bit late on this;...

    Perhaps I've come in a bit late on this; apologies if that's so, but the OP hasn't indicated if a solution has been found.
    It does sound like a power supply issue, but recently a friend had a...
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    Thanks for the replies. I already use Acronis to...

    Thanks for the replies.
    I already use Acronis to clone my hard drive, and have to admit that it's saved my hide a few times!
    My wife tends to keep her laptop at the office, and is not inclined to...
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    Hello everyone, When XP-SP3 came out, I was...

    Hello everyone,

    When XP-SP3 came out, I was able to make a slipstreamed CD of my XP Pro + SP3.
    There have been many updates since, and my PC has been kept up to date with them.
    But XP support...
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    Hey, Stuart... the decade doesn't actually start...

    Hey, Stuart...
    the decade doesn't actually start till next year.
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