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  1. Andrea Borman

    How To Extract Icons From 16 Bit software On Windows 8.

    As you know when you run a 16 bit program such as Windows 3.1 games on Windows Vista,7 or 8, it does not display the icon. This is because support for 16 bit icon display has been removed from Windows Vista onwards. So you have to choose one of the icons in the "Shell32.dill" folder. But there...
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    MSN Gaming Zone From Windows XP On Windows 7.

    I found this interesting post over on this forum on how to run MSN Gaming Zone. That's the Internet games,Internet Reversi, Internet Hearts and other games that comes with Windows XP on Windows 7. Source:Last post on the thread...
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    Insider Preview Why I Won't Upgrade To Windows 10 Just Yet.

    It seems that Microsoft bring out a new operating system every 3 years or so. It is getting impossible to keep up with it. The recent new version of Windows is Windows 10 which I have tried one of the builds a few months ago. While I found that all of the software that I used on Windows 8 works...
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    Captcha Is Stopping New Members From Registering.

    One of my friends said he could not register here on the forum because of the captcha. I did not understand what he mean't so he showed me a screenshot which you can see and I tested it out for myself. Indeed the captcha asks you to assemble the pictures but when you do the pages just keeps on...
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    Insider Preview Metro Apps now Work On Netbooks in Build 9879 Of Windows 10.

    I have always run both Windows 8 and 8.1 on a netbook as I don't own any big laptops. It is a well known fact that Metro Apps cannot run on netbooks because of the low screen resolution. Until now that is. I recently installed Windows 10 and upgraded to Build9879 and to my surprise all of the...
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    Insider Preview No Way To Change Network Settings From Public To Private On Windows 10.

    I have installed Windows 10 Tech Preview 32 bit Build 9879. Yet I have found there is no way at all to change the network settings from Public Network to Private. On Windows 8.1 you could do this by going to PC Settings and clicking on the network but this does not work at all in Windows 10 . I...
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    Anyone Else Get An Email like This From the forum?

    I got an email from this forum Windows Forums a few hours ago -What's Going On? I was wondering if any other members here have got the same email? So what is going on admin?
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    Windows Users In England WON'T Be Able To Buy Windows 8.1 In High street Stores.

    For the past 3 weeks now I have been trying to buy a windows 8.1 installation DVD so that I can install Windows 8.1 on one of my netbook. So i phoned up PC worls which is the main computer store here in England where I am. The customer services adviser told me they only sell Windows 8 but not...
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    Our Signatures In Posts Not Visible To Guests. Why Not?

    I have noticed that our signatures are visible on our profiles when viewing as a guest or not logged in.Though I cannot not in our posts unless we log in. So in order to see our posts signatures we have to be logged into the forum. So I just want to ask why is it that our signatures in our posts...
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    Reminder-Windows 8 Release Preview expires in January 2013.

    I know it's nearly Christmas but a reminder that,if you are still using Windows 8 Release Preview,it is due to expire on 15th January 2013. Also if you have still got Windows 8 Consumer Preview, or Windows 8 Developers Preview,those two Beta version will also expire on the same day. So...
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    BAD NEWS.Windows 8 is only being sold as an upgrade install.

    I have just found out last week that when Windows 8 goes out on sale in the shops tomorrow on 26th October 2012,it will only be sold as an upgrade install. And I telephoned PC World a large computer store in England,where I live and they confirmed this. Which means that there will be no full...
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    Seven Forums

    If you are talking about Seven Forums. Well it is not just me that has been barred from there for no reason. I saw when I went on the site that Elmer and Dr Who who also is known as Old Timer on Windows 7 forums also got banned from Seven Forums.And they are both model members and have never...
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    Windows 8 runs exactly like Windows 7. And all of the Windows XP,Vista and 7 software works too.

    I am very new to Windows 8. I only downloaded and installed the developers preview 3 days ago on Thursday. Many Windows users are talking about the new Windows 8 and are trying it out. So my curiosity got the better of me and I installed Windows 8. I did this by mounting the ISO file on virtual...
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    Yes,I have installed Windows 8 on my netbook. But it has wiped out my Windows 7 completely. What sho

    See images above and as you can see Widows 8 is installed on the X drive that used to be my C drive. And the Windows 8 E drive partition I created is empty. So my Windows 8 install has wiped out my Windows 7 and replaced it with Windows 8. And it has also deleted my data on my recovery...
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    Why you should say no to Windows 8 and stick with Windows 7.

    I first found out at the beginning of last year that there was going to be a Windows 8,and that Microsoft had finished making Windows 8.And I read about and saw a preview of what Windows 8 was going to be like,and I knew right away that I did not like it. To tell you the truth, when I first saw...
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    I have an error message with System restore-And Windows Update says updates have never been installe

    I have a problem with one of my Windows 7 netbooks. I went to System Restore to delete some old restore points by turning it off then on again.When you turn System Restore on or off,a first Windows opens and then a second one does. Then to turn it on or off you select turn System Restore on or...
  17. Andrea Borman

    Should you use Internet cafes?

    I was on holiday in Liverpool and Manchester and decided to leave my laptop, a Netbook at home and just use the Internet cafes. Some thing which I now regret. As I have found that the computers in the Internet cafes are very very slow,the software is out of date and the computers are poorly...
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    Using Windows XP now in 2011-by a Windows 7 user.

    I only got my very first computer last year in April 2011. So my only experience of using a computer at home has been with Windows 7. Before that I was going to Internet cafes to use the computer. And of course there they had Windows XP. But using a computer in an Internet cafe is very different...
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    I clicked on a website link in a Yahoo search but got redirected to a blank page that tried to scan

    Yesterday I was browsing the web on Yahoo search like I always do. And I was searching for a well known social web hosting forum.That I was visiting two weeks ago and had no problems getting onto that site then. I will not tell you the link as I do not want anyone else to click on it, as it is...
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    4 days ago I used Little Registry Cleaner-now System Restore does not work anymore-HELP!

    4 Days ago I downloaded and used a product called LITTLE REGISTRY CLEANER,which cleans the registry. But since that time now I find that System Restore on my Windows 7 Netbooks no longer works. In fact it does not work at all any more,I tried all the restore points and when I try to do a system...
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