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    A good tool for burning ISO files to USB flash...

    A good tool for burning ISO files to USB flash drives is Windows 7 DVD Download tool . The name would suggest that it is for downloading files, but it is not, and it gives you a choice of USB device...
  2. XP is on a CD, but when you are installing XP...

    XP is on a CD, but when you are installing XP from the CD, on one of the early screens it says something about pressing F6 if you have drivers for SCSI. I don't want to run an install of XP right...
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    I didn't know what "RunDll32.exe van.dll,RunVAN"...

    I didn't know what "RunDll32.exe van.dll,RunVAN" did, so I opened a command window, and tried it. It pops up the Open Network and Sharing Center.

    I can get the same Open Network and Sharing...
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    When you are using the browser, and it won't...

    When you are using the browser, and it won't respond, it usually means that you are on a site where advertisers are running a lot of script files. It doesn't have to be the tab that is open, and...
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    Today's the Day, Has anyone Updated

    Has anyone updated a perfectly good Windows 7 system to Windows 10, or a Windows 8/8.1 system to Windows 10?
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    Paul Therrott, who is a big Windows guy, posted...

    Paul Therrott, who is a big Windows guy, posted an article today on his Web site, where he said that he has given up on One Drive for serious work, and has gone to Drop Box instead. His reasons are...
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    I have a Windows Vista computer, a Dell Optiplex...

    I have a Windows Vista computer, a Dell Optiplex 755 with Core 2 Quad, and My wife has a Gateway (think Acer) netbook with Vista. I'm pretty sure I like Windows 10 better than Vista, so I have...
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    If You Are Running Windows 7

    If you are using Windows 7, do you plan to upgrade to Windows 10 by Labor day? It will be interesting to see what the stats are by then, for the percentage of users using Windows 7, and using Windows...
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    If You Are Using Windows 8 or 8.1

    If you are using Windows 8 or 8.1, do you plan to upgrade to Windows 10 by Labor day? It will be interesting to see what the stats are by then, for the percentage of users using Windows 8/8.1, and...
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    Build 10130 is now available For The Slow Ring

    Build 10130 is now available For The Slow Ring
  11. Either they have changed their minds, or they...

    Either they have changed their minds, or they have fixed the bugs, but as of Friday afternoon, the iso for build 10130 can be downloaded from

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preview-iso
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    Microsoft is changing their download policy. ...

    Microsoft is changing their download policy. They are still going to let Enterprise admins, and sysadmins on computers that are part of a domain decide which updates to install, but for home users,...
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    To back up Firefox and Thunderbird, find the...

    To back up Firefox and Thunderbird, find the profile folders, and copy them (and all the files contained in them) somewhere off your system like an external hard drive or a USB Flash drive.

    Then...
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    The first question is, how much memory Windows 10...

    The first question is, how much memory Windows 10 Home can access. I have been looking online, and Microsoft says Windows 8 can access 128GB of memory, and Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise can...
  15. 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?
  22. 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...
  24. Do you have a restore point before the update?

    Do you have a restore point before the update?
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    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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