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    Searching The Lounge Forums - HELP

    I must be an idiot...
    what is the most simple, effective way to search the lounge forums ?
    I have tried both the standard search and advanced search, and come up with zero results; literally.
    I have tried entering one or a few keywords, and many keywords; no results.
    I have opened a specific lounge forum; ie, Windows 8, and searched from within that particular forum.
    I must be missing something obvious.

    thank you
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    For example, Google: site:windowssecrets.com BigFatBoy

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    What exactly are you searching for?
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    I tried to find threads on W8 Repair Disk(s); I tried repair, repair disk, repair disks, recovery disk, recovery drive.....etc, and simply the keywords repair or recovery.
    I eventually went directly to the W8 Forum, and scrolled through the threads looking for a thread title that looked helpful.
    I have not had much success with the search function.
    I did get a reply (above) from a member who provided a good way to search Windows Secrets using Google. it appears very useful.

    thank you

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    There may not be anything in the Win 8 Forum. I just did a Google Search for Win 8 Repair disks. There has to be something here to help.
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    Sometime is just the choice of keywords. Windows 8 repair disk should bring some results. W8 should not, most likely.
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    This Google search string:


    returned roughly 2,770 hits.

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    I've been on the Windows 8 forum ( http://www.forumswindows8.com/ ) for well over a year and a half, and I don't remember anything about a repair disk. But then, I've been a computer tech for 33 years and that term still leaves me cold.
    One disk to repair a computer? Sounds like a scam to me. If someone offered me one, I wouldn't take it.

    Please state what your problem is and maybe someone will have the fix for you. That's usually the way we work here.
    Between us, we have well over 100 years of computer experience.

    Cheers mate, and good Luck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrWho View Post
    I've been on the Windows 8 forum ( http://www.forumswindows8.com/ ) for well over a year and a half, and I don't remember anything about a repair disk. But then, I've been a computer tech for 33 years and that term still leaves me cold.
    One disk to repair a computer? Sounds like a scam to me. If someone offered me one, I wouldn't take it.
    You hang out at the wrong places: How to create a Windows 8 system repair disc


    Quote Originally Posted by BigFatBoy View Post
    I tried to find threads on W8 Repair Disk(s); I tried repair, repair disk, repair disks, recovery disk, recovery drive.....etc, and simply the keywords repair or recovery.
    I eventually went directly to the W8 Forum, and scrolled through the threads looking for a thread title that looked helpful.
    I have not had much success with the search function.
    Searching the Windows 8 forum (here at WindowsSecrets.com) for "Recovery Disk" finds 59 threads, including this one; Finding and Using Windows 8 Recovery Tools


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    Last edited by BruceR; 2013-10-19 at 22:08.

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    "Recovery" was the magic [key] word. thank you
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    SpywareDr thanks again.....

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