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    Many times folks want to set up an email service...

    Many times folks want to set up an email service for older folks who have never used nor want a computer. So they have come up with a good solution with the Presto mail service. I took a look and...
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    If you got the HP 3500 desktop with Win 7 Pro and...

    If you got the HP 3500 desktop with Win 7 Pro and Win 8 disk for later, you got a very good computer, and one of the very few that comes with both and an easy upgrade with the included disk to 8. I...
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    The key to answering is first to tell us what...

    The key to answering is first to tell us what version of MS Office did she buy a key for, and install. All versions of Office 2010 EXCEPT Office Home and Student (OHS) include Outlook. Some people...
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    I have worked for years uninfecting my customer's...

    I have worked for years uninfecting my customer's computers but saving the data. Many of them click on the first search result or use download sites that have the previously mentioned "issues" shall...
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    I also have concerns with my data being...

    I also have concerns with my data being elsewhere, as well as speed and cost, but security is foremost. I solved my problem by picking up an Iomega EZ Media and Backup Center. It also came with...
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    I upgraded a new Win 8 Acer AIO from a previously...

    I upgraded a new Win 8 Acer AIO from a previously used upgrade offer too. No problem other than it not activating until I called the US phone activation number, told them it had only been installed...
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    You are smart to not put off saving your system....

    You are smart to not put off saving your system. I have used all of the imaging programs mentioned and prefer the free native Windows imaging. I have imaged AND restored computers with Windows 7...
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    Here's a good article that discusses where things...

    Here's a good article that discusses where things are going. It is pro desktop laptop, as well as touch....
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    F.U.N. I figured none of the objectors to touch...

    F.U.N.
    I figured none of the objectors to touch screens with Windows 8 owned one and certainly had not gotten past the learning curve for what it was designed for.

    I have you all at a...
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    Thanks F.U.N. so you don't own a touch screen. I...

    Thanks F.U.N. so you don't own a touch screen. I was not commenting on whether you should or why you don't. I agree that the apps are not too intuitive without touch. My experience is that they are...
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    Gerard, I bought two of those from there at that...

    Gerard,
    I bought two of those from there at that great price. I mistakenly posted here that I had two T600s because I use the touch tablet most of the time. They do not replace the touch screen but...
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    FYI, Nowhere was I even implying you should run...

    FYI,
    Nowhere was I even implying you should run windows my way. Nothing there to get huffy about. I agree with everything you have said. I was just surprised when you jumped my smartphone only...
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    BTW funtown, all the Windows 8 tablets have HDMI...

    BTW funtown, all the Windows 8 tablets have HDMI too an that is a trip coming from an Android Smartphone or an 11.6 or 10.1 tablet. (I use Netflix streaming on my phone from WiFi. ) They do slow down...
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    bbearrren, The operative term in that analogy...

    bbearrren,
    The operative term in that analogy was smartphone.

    BTW my wife resisted coming over to the smartphone collective but I assimilated her earlier this year. Resistance was futile. She...
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    I strongly suggest using 8 without modifying as...

    I strongly suggest using 8 without modifying as the Classic shell I used at first really hamstrung me with it. I made that mistake. Then I got my RT and although not for me I saw touch was great, and...
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    F.U.N.
    Agreed! That is why they made it with the touch interface, and the desktop. And an RT version that like Android can be modified by the vendor as they prefer it to be. I never said that touch...
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    Short version

    Best practices.
    System images are great for restoring an infected computer or to quickly be able to be where you were with a new hard drive when one fails. Images are no good regardless of claims...
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    I use the free Windows create an image program. ...

    I use the free Windows create an image program. Here is the deal. You can only restore an image to the computer it was made from whether using Macrium reflect free, the Windows free system, or the...
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    File explorer and Windows explorer are about the...

    File explorer and Windows explorer are about the same when accessed from the lower left icon on the taskbar quick launch section in the 8 desktop same as in the 7 desktop. I just checked the Surface...
  20. I disagree that Classic Shell is a must with...

    I disagree that Classic Shell is a must with Windows 8 for me, for the rest that is up to them. For me and mine, Windows 8 is a must with touch also a must. Partial with a touch pad designed for some...
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    I am loving the tile interface

    Auggie,
    An unequivocal yes. It is stable, and no more difficult than 7 using desktop only and Classic Shell or one of the other third party "boot directly into desktop with a start button" programs....
  22. I find Windows 8 faster than 7 IE 10 nice, and no...

    I find Windows 8 faster than 7 IE 10 nice, and no need for the third party mods except for the one that boots directly into desktop. But that is only because I don't use apps now. Later that will...
  23. I have three high end desktops win 7 max RAM 2 TB...

    I have three high end desktops win 7 max RAM 2 TB drives etc, one laptop Crucial M4 SSD 8 GB RAM Win 8 RTM/Win 7, one XP netbook, a Galaxy Tab original 10.1 and a Galaxy smartphone. I mention those...
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    Rec

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    In order to backup to a network drive or NAS you have to be using a version of Windows 7 above home premium. Like Win 7 Pro or ultimate....
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    Windows 8 System Image tool!

    Folks Windows 8 does have the same Windows 7 system image program. The only way to find it is by searching on this term "Windows 7 file recovery" without the quotes of course. That brings up the...
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