W7Professional doesn't recognise Encryption Software  

I don't have much knowledge in these things so I have to rely on what people tell me so I hope I am not wasting your time. I have a Sony VPCZ21 with an embedded fingerprint reader. I want to use my preferred encryption software DigitalPersona 4.1 (sadly they don't update this anymore)... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Which is worse Vista or Windows &  

Trick question- they are both horrible. We are done... Microsoft needs to take its place on the dustbin of history with Rim and Palm. Really- overdone over blown Windows &- hard to work with and adapt- why these changes (all of them) were made - other than trying to imitate the Apple OS... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

HOW long does reactvation to windows 7 last  

HOW long does reactvation to windows 7 last. ACTUALLY I used win 7 for years before activation even with all the nuisances. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Move to Windows8 $40  

I imagine everybody knows bout this, by now. Still, FYI Buy a windows7 PC or laptop, during certain dates & you can move it to Windows8 for $16 Until 31/1/13 Windows XP, Vista, Windows7 & Win8 RP can... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

system image backup failure in Windows 7 error code 0X8007002  

I have a DEll XPS 8500 with Windows 7 64 bits. I am trying to backup the data to an external HDD (WD 500 GB) connected to USB... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

image for restoring windows 7  

Hello everybody!I'm searching for a way of restoring windows 7 with all the software I need already installed, instead of re-install windows from the beginning and the install again all my programs.It should be easy, but it's not! Once I format, re-install windows 7... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

FYI - When doing remote work  

Some may know this, already, some may not. This evening I fixed a problem in a computer that was in a different city than I am. The work was being done using Team Viewer. The interesting 'take-away' here is... It is possible to Copy something from my machine, URLs, command... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012


Tried to update Windows, and got this humorous message... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Using Windows 8 RP aero on Windows 7  

Hello, I would like to know if there is a way to use Windows 8's RP Aero theme on Windows 7 via resources themes folder. I've went into the folder but I do not have a Windows 7 laptop right now to test the theme out. If someone could do this and report back with what they found out if it works or... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

extra large moue pointer  

How to set an for those of us withpoor eyesight. I used to have thispointer but how I got it or where it went I don?t know. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

discover who downloaded to me  

Is there any utility that will tell me after the fact who downloaded anything to me? In my case just now, it's probably an update of some kind. But it has already happened because I see in Networx > General > Today that sometime this morning about 600 mb was downloaded to my computer. Is... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

REINSTALL PROBLEM W7, HELP!!! reinstall mess, I have lost all my work.  

I had a problem with the wi-fi driver on my HP Eletebook8440p running on Windows 7 Home Premium. I think I might of incorrectly reinstalled and lost my work. I backed-up as much as I could on dongles, but a month of work was not backed up. I have gone to the windows.old and the files have been... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Best "Activation Backup and Restore" prog  

OK, so I'm going to do a clean install on my new Lenovo laptop (as soon as my new 500gig hard drive arrives, where I will keep the OE drive as is!), and someone was telling me about "Activation Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Basic questions about Win7  

Hi, I have some questions about Win7. What is the minimum RAM needed for Win7. Also what should be the CPU speed for it? Thanks Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Windows was unable to create a new system partition  

I'm doing a fresh install on windows 7, instead of a disk it's on a thumb driveI have a 500 GB Partition I want to install windows to I went through setup and formatted the disk when I try to continue with the installation and get this error. "Windows was unable to... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Remote Desktop will not accept credentials  

When I'm away from my home office, I like to use Remote Desktop Connection to log on to 3 of my home computers. I have done this before without problems, but this time I found that I could connect but the remote computer would not accept my login even though I was using a user name and password that... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

How long do I have  

I've tried one version of Window 8 after another and just simply: DO NOT LIKE IT!!! How much longer (in general) do you think Windows 7 has before it becomes obsolete? Thanks, LWL Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Recover lost clicks  

My friend has just bought a new laptop with Win 7 and it has the annoying habit of actions by hovering the mouse arrow instead of actually double or single clicks. My older Win 7 does not do this. can I change my friends... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

How to Print...  

on a page. Can't copy and paste and when I press Print Screen, nothing happens. I went to Notepad, but it was blank... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

DNS Server not respondng  

Hi - I hope somebody can help me ? I left me Dell laptop to do some windows 7 updates last night, and have switched it on this morning, for it to say DNS Server isn't responding. I have looked at other threads, and tried to change my wireless settings, but with no success. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Should I re-install Windows 7  

I have an AMD 955 computer and its 11/2 years old and havebeen giving be nothing but problems. Internet Explorer does not respond alongwith a lot of other programs about half the time and I have to close it andre-open it. I get... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Upgrade to 8  

I'm keen to get a WIN 8 Upgrade disc in October but does anyone know what happens if I haven't got the Win 7 disc (no OEM supplied) and something goes wrong after WIN 8 is... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Need Advice - Lenovo Rap Top  

OK, so I got this k00L, brand new Lenovo 12.5 in screen laptop with Win 7 Pro 64bit, i5 Quad 4 2.6gig, 6 gig DDR3 Ram... nice little portable machine. But, I hate the crap that's on it that Lenovo put on there. It didn't come with just Windows, it... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Need to find 'Reverse' tool in W. Live Mail that allows reinstate accidental deletion in message  

Hope I am in the right section. I realise this is probably a simple thing but I can't find it. If I accidentally delete something in an email message that I am creating and want to reinstate it, is there a Reverse arrow like there is in Word? If so where do I find it to add to the Tool... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Maintance of Windows 7 Home Premium(Must Do)  

HiI have purchased my share of utilities,tune up and maintance software since i got my windows 7 home premium 64bit.And i must be a slow learner,because every single time,i has ended very suddenly with:re-install windows because of errors in OS.I forgot to mention one type of software Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

NETGEAR = S*** Server...  

The Error Message that Won't Go AWAY!!!!!!!! Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Notepad Quit Working  

Does anyone know what would cause my Notepad to stop working? When I copy using Control+C, nothing happens using Control+V to paste it. Thanks for any help,... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Removing Trojans  

I apologize for an earlier crash, while I was on this forum trying to present my problem. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit, with 2 processors: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.6GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10, RAM: 6109MB, Graphics Card: Intel(R)... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Window 7 does not recognize external HD  

Hi: I have Dell optiplex 780 machine with win 7 32bit OS. I had no issue when it was new machine to put the machine in hybernation, now it does not go into the hybernation mode! it comes back in few secs. Also it... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012

How to change Pic view from name to thumbnails  

Using Word 7 and choosing pics to include in document. How do I change the VIEW of my pictures? It currently shows the name of the jpeg only. How do I change it all over to thumbnail of the pictures? Continue Reading
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Wednesday 19th of September 2012