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    I'm using AdBlock Plus in Chrome. How are you...

    I'm using AdBlock Plus in Chrome. How are you trying to install it? The best way is in Chrome, click Settings, then Extensions, then Get More Extensions and put AdBlock in the search box and click...
  2. I had a similar situation but with a scanner. I...

    I had a similar situation but with a scanner. I installed a 32-bit XP virtual machine and installed the driver there. Then when I needed to use the scanner, I fired up the virtual machine.
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    Are you sure that the CPU graph was still showing...

    Are you sure that the CPU graph was still showing 100% usage? Because if it was, some process other that the idle process would be running. The "idle" process never shows up in the CPU graph (if it...
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    Click on the Details tab, and when there click...

    Click on the Details tab, and when there click the CPU column to order the processes in order of usage. The process on top (assuming descending CPU usage order) is the culprit. If you let us know the...
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    It all depends. If the game is 32-bit, then it...

    It all depends. If the game is 32-bit, then it will probably run just fine. I'm still running StarCraft on Windows 8.1, and it is over 15 years old. If the game is 16-bit, or its installer is 16-bit,...
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    This sounds to me like an advanced programming...

    This sounds to me like an advanced programming assignment, not something that a beginner could tackle. Why do I say this? Because you have to learn many things:
    1) You need to learn basic...
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    How long have you had the existing SSD? If over a...

    How long have you had the existing SSD? If over a year, I would install Windows from scratch on the new SSD - in a years time I really collect a lot of garbage and a fresh install gets rid of a lot...
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    I use passwordSafe...

    I use passwordSafe (http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/). They have versions for Windows, Linux and Android, thus I have access to my passwords from any device. It is usually one of the first things...
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    I think it is FAT32 that has the 2TB limit. I...

    I think it is FAT32 that has the 2TB limit. I have two 4TB drives, each formatted as one NTFS humungous partition.
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    You could try resetting the laptop to factory...

    You could try resetting the laptop to factory condition. Look in the manual, it should tell you how to do this. It usually involves hitting some function key during set, that will take you to a menu...
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    You should verify that the virtualization support...

    You should verify that the virtualization support in your CPU is turned on in the BIOs. There are a lot of utilities that will tell you if your CPU supports virtualization, but from my experience...
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    I'm a little confused. In order to install Win...

    I'm a little confused. In order to install Win 8.1 or 10 on a virtual machine you must run the virtual machine, so you already know how to start it. Unless I am completely misunderstanding what you...
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    I would run the disk cleanup utility first, it...

    I would run the disk cleanup utility first, it can often free up a lot of space, especially if you have not run it before. But if you have a small drive, or have lots of media files, then a second...
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    Try this - go to the Advance Power Option, expand...

    Try this - go to the Advance Power Option, expand Sleep > Allow Wake Timers and make sure that On Battery is Enabled. This setting is supposed to enable Windows to wake up from sleep when a scheduled...
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    Based on the screen shots you posted, I think...

    Based on the screen shots you posted, I think that your new laptop has a very high resolution (3200x1800) and that is playing havoc with what you are seeing. In the first screen shot, IE looks fine...
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    Does the installer say that javaw.exe is running...

    Does the installer say that javaw.exe is running and needs to be stopped first? And you don't know what javax.exe is? javaw.exe is used to run desktop Java applications that display windows (as...
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    I have to +1 this advice. Once I had a laptop...

    I have to +1 this advice. Once I had a laptop that slowed to a crawl; I looked inside and noticed what appeared to be a piece of felt covering the radiator fins - it was actually an accumulation of...
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    VirtualBox 4.3.14 Problems

    Has anyone else experienced problems with VirtualBox version 4.3.14 (with that specific version)? During my monthly run of Secunia PSI, it alerted me to this new version (I was running 4.3.12), but...
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    Which VirtualBox client utilities have you...

    Which VirtualBox client utilities have you installed - the ones that come with VirtualBox, or the ones provided by the Ubuntu distro? If neither, you need to install one or the other. I have found...
  20. Ages ago when I upgraded to Win7 I could not find...

    Ages ago when I upgraded to Win7 I could not find a driver for my ancient Epson scanner. I ended up running an XP virtual machine (using VMWare Server at the time) and installed the scanner software...
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    DosBox doesn't actually run DOS (it doesn't come...

    DosBox doesn't actually run DOS (it doesn't come with any utilities or other things you might expect from DOS), it is more of an emulator that runs programs that need DOS to run. And like Paul, I use...
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    What brand of laptop do you have? My Sony Vaio...

    What brand of laptop do you have? My Sony Vaio has an "extend battery life" option which, when set, doesn't charge the battery beyond 80%. Took me a while to figure out why my battery was at 80% and...
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    Changing the screen colors and font size is easy....

    Changing the screen colors and font size is easy. The PowerShell window is just a repurposed command prompt window so you can change the font/colors in the same way: access the window menu in the top...
  24. Another possibility is VirtualBox...

    Another possibility is VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/).
    One thing you will need: lots of RAM. Windows Server will want at least 2GB, each Win 7 VM another 1GB. You'll probably need 8GB or...
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    I'll give a +1 to TrueCrypt. I use it to encrypt...

    I'll give a +1 to TrueCrypt. I use it to encrypt several USB keys and USB external drives, and I have no problem accessing the drive contents from any machine with TrueCrypt installed.
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