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    How to use speedy Thunderbolt devices on Windows

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    How to use speedy Thunderbolt devices on Windows


    By Fred Langa

    Thunderbolt, a high-speed hardware interface used mainly by Apple devices, also works on Windows PCs though with some limitations. Plus: Solving some problems running Windows 10 Technical Preview on a Win8 PC, and an obscure setting that will prevent Java updates from installing third-party, add-on software.

    The full text of this column is posted at windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/how-to-use-speedy-thunderbolt-devices-on-windows/ (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kathleen Atkins View Post
    LANGALIST PLUS

    How to use speedy Thunderbolt devices on Windows


    By Fred Langa

    Thunderbolt, a high-speed hardware interface used mainly by Apple devices, also works on Windows PCs though with some limitations. Plus: Solving some problems running Windows 10 Technical Preview on a Win8 PC, and an obscure setting that will prevent Java updates from installing third-party, add-on software.

    The full text of this column is posted at windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/how-to-use-speedy-thunderbolt-devices-on-windows/ (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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    I tried, Fred, to do what you recommend to prevent Java from offering unrelated software, but my Java Control Panel does not offer the option you mention under Advanced>Miscellaneous. Is this because I do not have the latest Java?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo234 View Post
    I tried, Fred, to do what you recommend to prevent Java from offering unrelated software, but my Java Control Panel does not offer the option you mention under Advanced>Miscellaneous. Is this because I do not have the latest Java?
    It has been there since 7.55 over a year ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceR View Post
    It has been there since 7.55 over a year ago.
    Thanks, Bruce - I will have to update...

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