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    Remove write protection from unlocked Bitlocker drive

    I work at a computer repair shop and I finally came across something I cannot get around. A customer brought in a Microsoft Surface Book that has BitLocker protection on it. Windows is corrupt and I am using a windows 10 disk to repair it. I have his BitLocker recovery key so I can unlock the...
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    Does Microsoft Even Care About Us, Consumers anymore?

    Hi, Here goes. I was a looong time user of all things MS. I don't play games, so I was limited to Windows computer, Windows phone (which I love and can't get over the fact that it was axed), mail and Office. Now, the circumstances have changed, and I really don't need an Office...
  3. WF33

    Is This Real?

    I was just seeing a video about all the windows that exist, and I saw this. Is This Real?
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    Locked out of windows 10 with microsoft account

    Every time I try to log in to my computer, I am given the error 'We can't sign in to your account' and am sent to a temporary profile which obviously means I cannot access my files or create new ones. The computer recently asked me to enter new account details on my profile so I added my work...
  5. Neemobeer

    Windows Defender Vulnerability

    Pretty dangerous vulnerability found in Windows Defender, so if that's all you're using make sure you patch it. CVE-2017-0290 Microsoft Security Advisory 4022344 Tech Article Massive vulnerability in Windows Defender leaves most Windows PCs vulnerable
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    I CANNOT change the language on my Surface Pro 2 from Spanish to English.

    I got the surface from someone in Spain and it's stock setting is Spanish. I didn't have issues changing the language to english when I got it. I believe there have been times before where after an update everything was reset to stock language-wise. I didn't have issues changing the language...
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    Windows 10 Windows 10 startup Sign in error

    i recently updated to a windows 10 pc i was windows 7 before and when i was on windows 7 my windows kept crashing so to try and fix this problem i updated my pc to windows 10 with the free windows 10 updater it worked after a few downloads and install but i was playing on of my steam games...
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    20-year-old Windows 'print-driver' bug

    seems important enough to post here in our community … and this is in regard to installing "innocuous" print-drivers (on the fly) that can allow infestation of malware … seems microsoft has contained a rather substantial hole in their fabric. happened to come...
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    Windows 10 Background Processes

    Hi guys. I was wondering if anyone could explain something weird I found today. I went to my recycle bin and found some files in there that while I have no idea what they are for, I have a feeling they are not supposed to be there. I'm using windows 10 64 bit btw. These are the files in there...
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    Reverting Back to Windows 7 from Windows 10

    If you've upgraded to Windows 10 and would like to revert back to Windows 7, what would be the steps required to accomplish this? Avery Eisenreich
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    Windows screen goes on and off during startup

    i am running a windows 7 os on my toshiba laptop and just yesterday i turned it of and back on and while it was booting the screen kept going on and off..... i think it is a program i installed recently but i turned out all my the last time i installed a program was like ages ago so i need help...
  12. ussnorway

    Network updated to 4.6

    Microsoft has upgraded the network again, get it here Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (Web Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 from Official Microsoft...
  13. Chakor Channing

    New Image File Loading Preview(?)

    Just today I noticed that the preview for images in my libraries (png, jpg, gif, etc files) is different from what it was before. When images were taking a while to load, the preview would be a framed image of mountain and sun or something like that, but now this is what I see: I thought that...
  14. ffinder

    All Windows 7 Microsoft spyware security updates

    Dear All, I have compiled a list of all Windows 7 Microsoft spyware security updates to help those like me that don't like Microsoft spying on them: KB2505438 KB2670838 KB2922324 KB2952664 KB2976978 KB2977759 KB2990214 KB3014460 KB3015249 KB3021917 KB3022345 KB3035583 KB3044374 KB3050265...
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    Why all this spying?

    Why do people use windows, if they get spied on by the governmentnry Windows is just Malware used to spy on people, it has a backdoor by the NSA, FBI, and the government. I'm also not saying OS X is better, or any products made by Apple, or Microsoft is any better. Counter Arguments I know I...
  16. Microsoft Office 2013 Introduction and Review

    Microsoft Office 2013 Introduction and Review

    Windows 8 Forums takes a detailed look at the Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus suite and what its subtle advantages are in comparison to Office 2010 and Office 2007. A presentation of Office 365 will be brought online as a supplemental video.
  17. Microsoft's August 2010 Security Bulletin Overview

    Microsoft's August 2010 Security Bulletin Overview

    For August 2010 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released a total of 34 security vulnerability fixes, a patch to the Windows kernel, and 14 updates to release issues with Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework (Silverlight), MSXML. It is one of the largest Windows Updates assembled in one...
  18. MSRC - Microsoft Update Patch Tuesday - June 2012

    MSRC - Microsoft Update Patch Tuesday - June 2012

    Major vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop and Windows Update are being patched in one of the largest surface area attacks against Windows in recent history. Install all security updates as soon as possible. 26 CVEs, 3 critical updates, and 7 in total. All are indexed with a critical rating of 1...
  19. MSRC - Microsoft Update Patch Tuesday - February 2011

    MSRC - Microsoft Update Patch Tuesday - February 2011

    22 supported vulnerabilities are being patched. Install all security updates as soon as possible. IMPORTANT NOTICE OF INTENT: THe following video is copyright 2011 Microsoft Corporation, provided here for non-commercial, educational, and personal use only. It is considered a security-related...
  20. How to Install Windows Server 2008 R2

    How to Install Windows Server 2008 R2

    Download Windows Server: A thorough walkthrough of how to do a clean installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. In this walkthrough, we use Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition. This...