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Forum: Laptops/Netbooks/SFF/Smartphones Today, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By c627627
Welcome to the forums. If you are...

Welcome to the forums.

If you are uninstalling Windows 8 because of the horrific UI, YOU CAN HAVE WINDOWS 7 LOOKING WINDOWS 8 in less than 30 seconds:
TRY IT AND YOU WILL SEE:
...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,729
Posted By c627627
I was wrong - they continued the work and have...

I was wrong - they continued the work and have released a Beta version! :
http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10321
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-26-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By c627627
I had some symptoms develop where the hour glass...

I had some symptoms develop where the hour glass was taking unusually long upon booting in.

Was able to reimage multiple times to look for the culprit.
It appears that after I install OS updates...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-25-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By c627627
How to install freeware antivirus Avira version 14

In the middle of 2014 Avira disabled version 13 updates on all OS. Old versions 12 and earlier still work and are still compatible with Windows 7 and earlier OS but not Windows 8 -- version 14 or...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 08-21-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By c627627
What if they needed to share 16 high res files...

What if they needed to share 16 high res files with me.
They don't know how to zip them
Drop box would require installation and then at best they might be able to figure out how to send me 16...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 08-21-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By c627627
This would be if you have a server and want to...

This would be if you have a server and want to get a file from a relatively computer illiterate person.

So I need HTML code to create page where they can simply click on Upload and browse to their...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-21-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By c627627
What's the best cloud backup option in 2014?

Paid vs. free cloud storage, pros. vs. cons?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-21-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By c627627
Ha. They are nuking the Charms Bar! Good...

Ha. They are nuking the Charms Bar!
Good riddance!

What do you guys think of what Windows 9 Start Menu looks like?
Can anyone point to why Windows 9 Start Menu is better than Windows 8 Classic...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 08-21-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By c627627
How to set up a web page for friends to 'one click' upload files to your server

If you wanted friends to upload a couple of files to your server, and they were not computer literate enough to know how to use an FTP program, can you set up a web page for them to just click on a...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-20-14, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By c627627
If you go here...

If you go here http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/
and if it says
You have version 14,0,0,179 installed
(or later)

then you have the latest version installed.


This may not be your...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-19-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,087
Posted By c627627
I prefer to install multi boots and then just...

I prefer to install multi boots and then just nuke one OS from the other in less time it takes to go on a short bathroom break.

So if Windows so much as takes an entire second to do something it...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-19-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,087
Posted By c627627
Install Windows on a relatively small partition...

Install Windows on a relatively small partition and never keep anything personal on that partition + install large applications elsewhere.

When, not if, Windows starts acting up - you can nuke it...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-19-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By c627627
I made v1.3 which now has useful ZOOM features...

I made v1.3 which now has useful ZOOM features without clogging existing buttons (launches another window).
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-18-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By c627627
Is this only necessarry if your computer is stuck...

Is this only necessarry if your computer is stuck in a reboot loop?
If not, are you OK?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-17-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By c627627
They're fast tracking Windows 9... I suppose it...

They're fast tracking Windows 9... I suppose it makes more financial sense to do that rather than include Classic Shell option (just the option) with Windows 8 and pretty much resolve all Windows 8...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-17-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By c627627
You warned people not to try to suggest a...

You warned people not to try to suggest a solution while keeping Windows 8 so we didn't post about that.

Classic Shell should make the user interface indistinguishable. There is zero reason to...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-14-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By c627627
On that topic, there are two types of shutdowns...

On that topic, there are two types of shutdowns in Windows 8.


For Windows 8 quick FULL shut down, instead of cutting power, you can also create a full shut down shortcut, just right click on...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-11-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By c627627
Could Windows Firewall or your third party...

Could Windows Firewall or your third party antivirus/firewall software be blocking non-browser internet connections?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-05-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By c627627
Here's a link to someone apparently figuring out...

Here's a link to someone apparently figuring out how to transfer Windows 7 games to Windows 8:
http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/33214-How-to-use-Microsoft-Games-from-Windows-7-in-Windows-8-x...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 08-05-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By c627627
Try to get used to the new interface. If you like...

Try to get used to the new interface. If you like it - GREAT.

If you do not, and more than 50% of people do not (a.k.a. the majority of people), then download this freeware...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-31-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By c627627
Use this ...

Use this
http://www.shadowexplorer.com/downloads.html
If it finds shadow copies, then they are still being made.


It may be difficult to find, but manufacturers usually include a utility that...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-31-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By c627627
I agree. Out of curiosity: What did you use...

I agree.
Out of curiosity:
What did you use Permanent Shadow Copies for if I may ask.
Also, does the laptop have touchpad options where the key can be re-assigned or disabled?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-31-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By c627627
Windows 8 without Classic Shell absolutely forces...

Windows 8 without Classic Shell absolutely forces us to use features which get in the way of superfast computing. Classic Shell "eliminates" them by making them a CHOICE instead of forcing them on...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-31-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By c627627
What is available in Windows 7 that is not...

What is available in Windows 7 that is not available in Windows 8 + Classic Shell?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-31-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By c627627
Classic Shell simply makes Windows 7-like...

Classic Shell simply makes Windows 7-like features of Windows 8 default. I would not abandon a working Windows 7 install, absolutely not. But fresh install, there is no reason not to go with Windows...
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