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    hmmm! So much for updating Windows to maintain...

    hmmm!
    So much for updating Windows to maintain security.
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    Interesting and informative article and thanks...

    Interesting and informative article and thanks for thinking first of the needs of computer users rather than the typical polarization seen at other sites.

    Daily, I use both MS Windows and a distro...
  3. I'm not wild about having to accept automatic...

    I'm not wild about having to accept automatic updates.
    I do stay current for security updates, but I delay several days to make sure MS hasn't written an unrecoverable bug into their update. It's...
  4. As many have posted, the cutoff point for MS...

    As many have posted, the cutoff point for MS security updates in 2020 isn't the end of Win 7's usefulness.
    The real point is that something better for security and new features will probably be...
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    I have Win 7 Pro and Home on separate computers....

    I have Win 7 Pro and Home on separate computers.

    MSE has worked out fine.
    I bought MBAM Pro for both and think highly of it.
    Also have installed ESET, Superantispyware(free), and MBAM...
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    I should have been more specific, sorry. I'm on...

    I should have been more specific, sorry.
    I'm on win7 Home premium so Bitlocker isn't available and I used TC for it's encrypted containers and portability :)
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    The problem seems to be that all TC versions...

    The problem seems to be that all TC versions including 7.1a have security issues and the TC coders have abandoned the project.
    ...
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    Interesting comment on the Mozilla Archive Format...

    Interesting comment on the Mozilla Archive Format plugin.
    I wasn't aware of it, thanks.

    But, a question.
    If it saves 'all the bits', how does it handle scripts that could potentially be...
  9. Interesting and of course logical. I never liked...

    Interesting and of course logical.
    I never liked the hassle of dual booting. I have found virtual machines more convenient and that should avoid those issues.

    The main OS on my desktop is Win7...
  10. Thread: Xps

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    Since I don't have a Windows phone, this is only...

    Since I don't have a Windows phone, this is only a suggestion:
    Drag the xps file into an open Internet Explorer window and see if it opens.

    IE works that way on my desktop Win 7. May not on a...
  11. Thread: MSE status?

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    I should have read the forum closer....this has...

    I should have read the forum closer....this has been addressed........close or delete the thread at your discretion.
  12. Thread: MSE status?

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    MSE status?

    I recently picked up on this article:
    http://www.howtogeek.com/173291/goodbye-microsoft-security-essentials-microsoft-now-recommends-you-use-a-third-party-antivirus/

    "Goodbye Microsoft Security...
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    I've been using Office 2000 on my Win8 laptop...

    I've been using Office 2000 on my Win8 laptop with no issues other than Outlook doesn't work, which I don't use, anyway.
  14. It was this forum's past discussions about Win8...

    It was this forum's past discussions about Win8 and Classic Shell that gave me the confidence to buy a new laptop with Win8.
    And it's working out nicely.
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    It's rather obvious that Metro wasn't as well...

    It's rather obvious that Metro wasn't as well received on new desktop computers as MS expected.......sales are down, ( true, other factors contributed ).

    But one thing that puzzled me. Why didn't...
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    FN + PrtSc copies the whole desktop to the...

    FN + PrtSc copies the whole desktop to the clipboard but doesn't save to 'Screenshots' ( which now exists).
    FN+ALT + PrtSc copies the active window to the clipboard but doesn't save to 'Screenshots'...
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    That did it and thanks........:up: Just have to...

    That did it and thanks........:up:
    Just have to relearn the buttons to push :rolleyes: :D


    BTW......there was no manual with the computer and since it's a stand alone ( no internet connection )...
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    Just to clarify, print screen isn't functioning...

    Just to clarify, print screen isn't functioning so there is no image saved to the clipboard to paste into Paint or Irfanview.
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    It's a Toshiba S855-S5378. There is no...

    It's a Toshiba S855-S5378.
    There is no 'Screenshots' folder in 'My Pictures' or 'Public Pictures'.
    The "Pictures" folder remains empty no matter what key combos are used and at no time is there...
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    Print Screen doesn't work

    Print Screen in Win 8 is supposed to be accomplished by holding down the Windows Key and then pressing the print screen key.
    Doesn't work for me on my new Toshiba laptop.
    Nothing is saved to My...
  21. Sticky: I also had the need for a new laptop and facing...

    I also had the need for a new laptop and facing the hassle of the rep of Win 8 a daunting task.....until I read this thread and dived in, setting it up the way I wanted.

    Thanks Medico and...
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    My use is for home/home office. Currently using...

    My use is for home/home office.
    Currently using Office 2000 on a Win 7 Home Premium system with no issues other than Outlook which I never have used.
    Downloaded .docs and .xls ( not a common...
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    Hi Roderunner. Just tried out the Acronis app....

    Hi Roderunner.
    Just tried out the Acronis app. It's appropriate, imo, as a first alert because it runs full time in the background.....but HDDScan gives a better account of the read/write condition...
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    I'm already using HDDscan, but the Acronis...

    I'm already using HDDscan, but the Acronis monitor looks interesting so I'll be giving it a tryout on a 6 1/2 year old Acer with a POH of ~30,000.
    Thanks for the suggestion, Roderunner.
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    Interesting article. Two days ago I decided...

    Interesting article.


    Two days ago I decided to give the Win8 Consumer Preview, build 8250, a spin to see if the $15 upgrade for my new computer was worth the change.

    Too much frustration with...
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