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    CU Crashes my Crashplan!

    Hi all, I'm still researching this, but in the last month or so since I updated 3 of my W10 test machines to W10 CU v1703, (b15036.296) on 2 of those machines, my CrashPlan cloud storage backup stopped working entirely!! I was wondering if any other W10 users who are also using CrashPlan...
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    Windows 10 NEW RANSOMARE HITS W10 VIA WI-FI HACK.

    Hi everyone, I just received a phone call from one of my top customers who commutes between our resort town and LA where he uses his W10 laptop for business regularly. He claims he got a message on his laptop screen that threw up multiple windows and reputed to be Microsoft and had a phone...
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    W10 UPGRADE RESULTS on JULY 30th 2016

    Hi everyone: For those W10 upgraders anxiously awaiting to see whether your upgrade to Windows10 would stick or ask you for a Credit Card payment after the July 29th deadline: GOOD NEWS!! This morning I checked 3 of my machines that I've upgraded to W10 for Activation status; and they all...
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    W10-32BIT & UBUNTU DUAL-BOOT ON ACER MINI.

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } Hi everyone, I just got this working last night and I thought it was worth sharing with other forum users here. The interesting part was that the first time I tried to set this up, I downloaded the Ubuntu ISO file from Ubuntu.com official page. I...
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    HOW DOES MEMBER RATING WORK?

    Hi All Admins, Got a question that came up a while back on how Member ratings are achieved here on WindowsForum. It's off-topic so I put it here in Water Cooler. Do you have to be here a certain amount of time (years) to get upgraded on your status. I'm currently rated SENIOR MEMBER having...
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    SATIRE Old Guys Computer Stuff

    I was talking to HOLDUM333 yesterday, on an open thread on a Win7 help issue, and we got to talking about the old days of computer stuff, and he's even older than I am--starting to feel like a fossil now that I'm retired! :bigtongue: So, he suggested we talk about that stuff here in the Water...
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    WINDOWS XP SP3 NOT INSTALLING ADOBE UPDATES ON ZT SYSTEMS.

    Hi All: I have a Customer with a newly repaired OEM desktop (by ZT Systems) with an inability to update any Adobe web updates and can use some advice. Specs are as follows: MANUFACTURER: ZT Systems AGE OF SYSTEM: 4.5 Yrs. MOTHERBOARD: Micro-Star International Z1-7596 (64bit) BIOS: AMI...
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    CAN ANY VERSION OF ADOBE READER BE USED TO EDIT DOCUMENTS?

    Hi All: One of my Clients is claiming that an older version of Adobe Reader (v9 or v10) was able to Edit pdf documents. I was wondering if this was true? Last month she experienced problems with her Reader when she tried to upgrade to v11; and we had to make a paid support call to Adobe...
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