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  1. Mike

    Tapatalk/WindowsForum.com Mobile App Currently... DOWN!

    Hello, As we are currently running a beta version of the forum software, there are some new features. However, the new version has caused problems with the Tapatalk API, and thusly, both connections from Tapatalk and the WindowsForum.com mobile application are currently bugged. We do not have a...
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    FAT32 Format

    Mike submitted a new resource: FAT32 Format - Quickly convert exFAT or NTFS back to FAT32 Read more about this resource...
  3. Mike

    Quick Reboot for Maintenance

    WindowsForum.com was completely rebooted for maintenance (kernel update) 7/21/2018 5:40 AM US ET (Sat Jul 21 09:40:00 UTC 2018). The downtime lasted a few seconds.
  4. Mike

    Recent Downtime

    We apologize for the recent downtime (approx. 30 minutes) due to an update. Should be back now! Take care.
  5. Mike

    Happy Birthday to kemical

    I'd like to wish @kemical (Ross) a very happy birthday today! Ross has been with the website since the beginning and is a Microsoft MVP. He has contributed years of help, assistance, and kindness to many people who visit our site, and I am proud to call him my friend. Thank you, sir, and HAPPY...
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    March 30, 2018 - Forum Update!

    Hello! Well, it has been quite some time since I have followed up here to discuss with you what is going on with the forum. Today, we have introduced some new features, for the first time in awhile: You can now deactivate your account or reactivate it at any time. You can now change the color...
  7. Mike

    Scheduled Maintenance on February 5, 2018

    The website will be down briefly at 0400 hours UMT (London time) on February 5th, 2018 for a kernel upgrade. The downtime should last no longer than a couple minutes. Thanks!
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    Happy Birthday to nmsuk (Rich)!

    Our admin @nmsuk has been a great contributor to this site for years. I would like to wish him a Happy Birthday and wish the best for him. Hey RICH: HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :D
  9. Mike

    Merry Christmas 2017, Happy New Year 2018, and Season's Greetings!

    On behalf of everyone at WindowsForum.com, myself included, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year :)
  10. Mike

    WindowsForum.com updated to XenForo 2.0

    Great news! We have recently moved to XenForo 2.0. A long awaited release, this should provide our visitors with easier usability. However, we are still adjusting this website to compensate, so please give time! Thank you.
  11. Mike

    How to Enable Muting Tabs in Chrome

    If you are a frequent user of Google Chrome, you may recall that there was once an option to mute tabs. Unfortunately, Google decided to disable this feature by default. The reason for this, they claim, is because they did not want the browser to "police content". Fortunately, however, the...
  12. Mike

    Benchmarks for Windows 10 1709 (Build 16299.15) Comparison

    Hi! Here are some preliminary benchmarks for what may become the next Fall Creators Update. Although modern benchmarks can sometimes be meaningless when it comes to real-world scenarios, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is promising some significant improvements in graphics performance and...
  13. Mike

    CCleaner Compromised to Distribute Malware for Almost a Month

    Piriform - Security Notification for CCleaner v5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191 for 32-bit Windows users CCleaner Compromised to Distribute Malware for Almost a Month
  14. Mike

    Everything

    Mike submitted a new resource: Everything - A Windows search engine that provides instant results of all files on your PC. Read more about this resource...
  15. Mike

    Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Discussion

    Microsoft has released the Surface Pro 2017 for pre-order here: Home of the Microsoft Surface Device Family | Surface This new line of products also includes a Surface Laptop as well as a all-in-one type PC. Interestingly, however, I can not seem to find full hardware specifications anywhere...
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    Latest "WannaCry" Malware Threat: Random guy activates killswitch

    In one of the more serious malware attacks in recent years, primarily because it has attacked networked healthcare infrastructure, a lone 22-year old researcher may have successfully activated a killswitch to prevent the "WannaCry" or "WanaCryptor 2.0" from spreading to new systems. The recent...
  17. Mike

    November 2016 Website Updates and Changes

    Good evening! As November has arrived, we have good news. The forum software has been updated to include the following fixes and changes: Workaround a Firefox bug where the Flash uploader shows as an opaque white box. Support redirects in the image proxy and link title conversion process (while...
  18. Mike

    October 2016 Website Updates and Changes

    Hello! You may think that September was a slow month, but that was not the case! In fact, here on the forum, so many changes were made, it was hard to keep posting them all! We are aggressively using PHP 7.1 release candidate and will be updating it until its release. This should result in a...
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    August 2016 Website Updates and Changes

    Hello! Some new features are in! Intelligent Search Completion added History of last 50 threads viewed added You can now see top 100 threads by viewcount for an individual forum Number of alerts can now be seen in your browser's tab, even if you are away from that tab. Ban reports, after many...
  20. Mike

    Latest Maintenance Tasks

    We have been performing heavy maintenance tasks on the server, and to eliminate potential downtime in the future, this included moving drives, partitions, and all sorts of data around (and trying to shrink XFS partitions through extremely unusual workarounds). This has resulted in an unusual...
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