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Microsoft is sending you Windows 10 by download. Whether you want it or not.

It looks like Microsoft is doing what everyone was trying to say “They would never do”. Forcing Windows 10 on us even if it’s not wanted. If you have Automatic Updates turned on and using one of the versions of … Continue reading

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How to Unlock a Word Document under Windows

Some authors (for example, of forms to be filled out) “lock” their documents under Windows. This is annoying, as it prevents you from fixing errors or adding anything to the document. If you web-search on “unlock word document” or “unlocking … Continue reading

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A List of Run Commands for Windows 7

Windows logo key + R Administrative Tools Administrative Tools = control admintools Authorization Manager = azman.msc Component Services = dcomcnfg Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag Display Languages = lpksetup ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32 File … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a Chromebook – Here is a good explaination of a chromebook

Put Chromebooks in proper context: This is not a joke – TechRepublic.

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Failing Windows update.

The problem in majority of the cases is related to the wrong DNS loading and until you flush your the current DNS configuration you can try anything but you won’t be successful. What’s really funny that’s so easy – just … Continue reading

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Best advice for Extreme Conditions

We have talked about why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Computer On Stand-by and we mentioned if you live in extreme conditions you shouldn’t use your computer at all, but sometimes you just can’t do that. When you live in areas … Continue reading

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You should not leave your computer on standby

Booting your computer each time you want to use it can be inconvenient, but keeping it in sleep mode may not be the best alternative. The sleep mode on your computer is designed to keep the machine on while drawing … Continue reading

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Change registered user name in Windows.

If you’ve ever wondered how to change the name of the person that Windows is registered to, this is the quick tip for you. It’s not all that useful, but it might come in handy if you got a computer … Continue reading

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Use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

From support.microsoft.com Article ID: 927392 INTRODUCTION You can use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to troubleshoot and repair the following items in Windows Vista or Windows 7: A master boot record (MBR) A boot sector … Continue reading

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Increase the Speed in Which Firefox loads pages

1. Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit Enter. (Normally the browser will make one request to a web page at a time. When you enable pipelining it will make several at once, which really speeds up page loading.) … Continue reading

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