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Got Snookered [View all]
After all these years, got taken by a bad website. correlle-outlets etc. I really needed one of their bowls, nobody has them, it looks fine and whatev
Bob GSep-26-22 07:09 PM
by DinLin
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RE: Got Snookered
Sep 25th 2022
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RE: Got Snookered
Sep 26th 2022
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New Chromebook 2 [View all]
Just read Dan K's post from May. My 9 y/o MacAir cpu and memory became overwhelmed with newest OS update. Read a review of Lenovo chromebook and boug
randybedoreSep-25-22 03:51 PM0

replacing 1151 ASUS motherboard for a better 1151 ASUS ... [View all]
Just as it says. Want to know if I have to do anything special, Like disable the TPM in the BIOS, anything with the OS. Running Windows 11. Any input
HAWK99GTSep-22-22 05:00 PM0

World Community Grid [View all]
It's finally back up and running. I'm crunching tasks right now!
TtechSep-21-22 05:02 PM
by GreenDay
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RE: World Community Grid
Sep 07th 2022
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RE: World Community Grid
Sep 20th 2022
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      RE: World Community Grid
Sep 21st 2022
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Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard [View all]
The "z" key on my keyboard stopped working so I bought a new similar Microsoft keyboard. It's not the same and I really miss my old one. Is there any
bobboSep-05-22 06:21 PM
by Priscilla
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RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 11th 2022
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RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 12th 2022
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Aug 12th 2022
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           RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 12th 2022
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                RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 12th 2022
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                RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 12th 2022
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                     RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 13th 2022
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                          RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 26th 2022
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                               RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 27th 2022
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                                    RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 27th 2022
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Aug 27th 2022
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                                         RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 27th 2022
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                                              RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 28th 2022
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                                    RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Aug 29th 2022
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RE: Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Sep 05th 2022
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windows 10 and no ip adress [View all]
I'm currently running Windows 10 home and upon booting my system up I now get no ip address . has been no issue for months until today. The internet t
mhiebertJun-26-22 08:31 PM
by lenjack
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RE: windows 10 and no ip adress
Jun 26th 2022
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RE: windows 10 and no ip adress
Jun 26th 2022
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photos too large when emailing [View all]
W10, all updates. When I take photos, and transfer them to my computer and email them, they come out huge in the email. Way too big--to the extent tha
lenjackJun-16-22 01:14 PM
by Ttech
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RE: photos too large when emailing
Apr 28th 2022
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Apr 28th 2022
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RE: photos too large when emailing
Apr 28th 2022
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RE: photos too large when emailing
Apr 28th 2022
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Apr 28th 2022
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RE: photos too large when emailing
Apr 30th 2022
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RE: photos too large when emailing
Apr 30th 2022
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Jun 16th 2022
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Proof, that you need backups [View all]
Most of us here, know the value of backups, and some of us, do backups regularly. I just proved to myself--as if I didn't already know--how important
lenjackJun-15-22 09:27 PM
by lenjack
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RE: Proof, that you need backups
Jun 15th 2022
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RE: Proof, that you need backups
Jun 15th 2022
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RE: Proof, that you need backups
Jun 15th 2022
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RE: Proof, that you need backups
Jun 15th 2022
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connecting a wireless keyboard to a laptop computer [View all]
How can I connect a wireless keyboard to a laptop computer? Thank you, cryptokid
cryptokidJun-08-22 01:43 AM
by KJT
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RE: connecting a wireless keyboard to a laptop computer
May 30th 2022
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RE: connecting a wireless keyboard to a laptop computer
Jun 07th 2022
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Jun 08th 2022
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Pretty Good Solitaire [View all]
OS Windows 11 Pro I'm playing a game called Pretty Good Solitaire. Can any one tell me where the data files are stored? Thank You TV Man 436 163
TV Man 436 163Jun-03-22 07:49 PM
by Long Island Umpire
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RE: Pretty Good Solitaire
Jun 03rd 2022
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Connecting a printer to a laptop [View all]
I am unable to connect a Canon PIXMA MG5120 printer to HP laptop. The printer is not listed on the icons. I would appreciate any and all help with t
cryptokidMay-29-22 08:52 PM
by cryptokid
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RE: Connecting a printer to a laptop
May 28th 2022
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RE: Connecting a printer to a laptop
May 29th 2022
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RE: Connecting a printer to a laptop
May 29th 2022
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Chrome not working [View all]
I just did a full backup using the AEOMI app. I had a nasty gram to send to General Mills and the Chrome web page would not open. Using Firefox I tr
wings515May-26-22 10:47 AM
by BeatColor
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RE: Chrome not working
Apr 10th 2022
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I am very enjoyed for this blog
May 09th 2022
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RE: I am very enjoyed for this blog
May 10th 2022
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How do I get rid of this mini window? [View all]
W10 home, all updates. For the last days, a mini window is showing up on the taskbar. At extreme lower right is Windows button. To the right of that
lenjackMay-22-22 07:22 PM
by lenjack
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RE: How do I get rid of this mini window?
May 22nd 2022
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RE: How do I get rid of this mini window?
May 22nd 2022
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RE: How do I get rid of this mini window?
May 22nd 2022
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RE: How do I get rid of this mini window?
May 22nd 2022
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RE: How do I get rid of this mini window?
May 22nd 2022
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Connecting to the internet problem [View all]
I just got a new laptop computer with Windows 11 installed. I can not connect to the internet while setting it up. It shows different connections to
cryptokidMay-22-22 07:00 PM
by Ttech
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RE: Connecting to the internet problem
May 22nd 2022
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New Chromebook [View all]
I have an older Chromebook that could not be updated due to its age. I also have an older Acer Aspire running Win 10. This has become extremely slow.
wings515May-21-22 11:35 AM
by wings515
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RE: New Chromebook
May 19th 2022
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RE: New Chromebook
May 21st 2022
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duplicate files [View all]
W10, all updates. How important is it to delete duplicate files? I know there are several programs that will do this, but is it worth the bother?
lenjackMay-16-22 08:29 AM
by Pcqandaman
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RE: duplicate files
May 15th 2022
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May 15th 2022
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May 15th 2022
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RE: duplicate files
May 16th 2022
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Edge Startup Boost vs.CCleaner [View all]
Have you had problems with CCleaner scans by skipping and/or attempting to close your Edge browser while attempting to scan/clean? If so, it's tha
KJTMay-15-22 12:37 PM0

m2 ssd heatsink [View all]
I came across a Youtube video, which recommended the use of heatsinking an m2 ssd. I had heard previously, that this was not necessary. As an experime
lenjackMay-12-22 02:27 PM
by lenjack
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RE: m2 ssd heatsink
May 10th 2022
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RE: m2 ssd heatsink
May 10th 2022
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      RE: m2 ssd heatsink
May 11th 2022
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           RE: m2 ssd heatsink
May 12th 2022
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Attachment issue [View all]
W10, all updates, Thunderbird email. Until today, I was able to open attachments, simply by clicking on them. Today, when I click on one, it as
lenjackMay-03-22 05:29 PM
by lenjack
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RE: Attachment issue
Apr 30th 2022
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RE: Attachment issue
May 01st 2022
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May 01st 2022
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RE: Attachment issue
May 01st 2022
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RE: Attachment issue
May 03rd 2022
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what causes the virus that [View all]
screams at you & tells you not to shutdown your computer etc ?? My 95 year old Mom (who spends way too much time on facebook) came up with this pro
John M.Apr-30-22 09:44 PM
by Ttech
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RE: what causes the virus that
Apr 28th 2022
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RE: what causes the virus that
Apr 30th 2022
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HP ENVY Printer prints blank pages only [View all]
I have two ENVY printers that started printing blank pages: a new 6400 series and a 7640 series. I've done all HP recommended solution attempts: Chec
aldagoApr-26-22 04:33 PM
by aldago
3
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RE: HP ENVY Printer prints blank pages only
Apr 16th 2022
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RE: HP ENVY Printer prints blank pages only
Apr 16th 2022
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      RE: HP ENVY Printer prints blank pages only
Apr 26th 2022
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Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar [View all]
This is a long shot but I just wondered if anyone has had the same issue. I booted up and noticed that the icon with the white shield and the green t
PcqandamanApr-22-22 10:07 AM
by Larrykoenig
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RE: Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar
Apr 15th 2022
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RE: Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar
Apr 15th 2022
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      RE: Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar
Apr 20th 2022
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           RE: Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar
Apr 21st 2022
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                RE: Windows Security icon not showing in Task Bar
Apr 22nd 2022
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Total WebShield [View all]
Got a popup for Total WebShield for FireFox. I have good malware protection and wonder about Total WebShield, Any comments would be appreciated. T
bobboApr-16-22 05:25 AM0

MalwareBytes purchase problem [View all]
I suggested a friend purchase Malware Bytes after being infected. After the trial period, he went through the prompts and got hung up on confirming t
wings515Apr-10-22 05:47 PM
by Ttech
1
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RE: MalwareBytes purchase problem
Apr 10th 2022
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After Hack Procedure [View all]
Hello Again, It has been a while since I have had a PC on the bench. A neighbor called last night and said he had been hacked. The screen showed a m
wings515Apr-02-22 03:10 PM
by wings515
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RE: After Hack Procedure
Mar 26th 2022
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Mar 26th 2022
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RE: After Hack Procedure
Mar 26th 2022
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RE: After Hack Procedure
Mar 29th 2022
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Mar 29th 2022
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Mar 29th 2022
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Apr 02nd 2022
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Switching from Fios to Spectrum [View all]
Right now, my internet connector is Fios. I own the modem I'm using now. I'm thinking of switching over to Spectrum. I have 3 computers that are wo
TV Man 436 163Mar-30-22 10:30 AM
by TV Man 436 163
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RE: Switching from Fios to Spectrum
Mar 24th 2022
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RE: Switching from Fios to Spectrum
Mar 24th 2022
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RE: Switching from Fios to Spectrum
Mar 27th 2022
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RE: Switching from Fios to Spectrum
Mar 29th 2022
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Mar 30th 2022
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      RE: Switching from Fios to Spectrum
Mar 30th 2022
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Computer won't boot with second HDD attached [View all]
My Dell XPS 8500 died. Replaced it with refurbished Dell Optiplex 9020. So far, I like it but I am heart broken at the loss of my Software, music and
TootsMar-08-22 03:09 AM
by Ttech
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RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
Jul 06th 2021
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RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 08th 2021
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Jul 12th 2021
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Oct 16th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Oct 19th 2021
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                          RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
Jul 07th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
Jul 08th 2021
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      RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
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PC upgrades [View all]
Hi. How much can I upgrade my PC on 30-50mbps? Or is this Even an issue? Ive struggled to play a game for some time and after upgrading my ram it help
CautiouswigMar-01-22 01:29 PM
by Ttech
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RE: PC upgrades
Feb 23rd 2022
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Feb 23rd 2022
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Feb 24th 2022
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Feb 26th 2022
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Feb 27th 2022
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                          RE: PC upgrades
Mar 01st 2022
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Wake on touch [View all]
I'm running Win 10 pro with very latest updates. For a couple years now I've not been able to make the system wake with the touch of keyboard or mouse
randybedoreFeb-21-22 01:45 PM
by Ttech
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RE: Wake on touch
Feb 19th 2022
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Feb 19th 2022
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Feb 21st 2022
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Feb 19th 2022
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Feb 19th 2022
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Feb 20th 2022
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"File not found" but is open and running. [View all]
I have an ancient free version of a program named GeoClock. It has worked just fine in many versions of Windows, This includes my current Win 10 versi
KJTJan-06-22 05:31 PM
by nightlyreader
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RE: "File not found" but is open and running.
Dec 31st 2021
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Dec 31st 2021
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Jan 06th 2022
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