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Open old password protected files without password [View all]
I have several old Word 2007 password protected files for which I've forgotten the password. Any way I can recover the password or any way to open the
aldagoDec-02-21 09:25 PM
by Ttech
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RE: Open old password protected files without password
Dec 02nd 2021
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Windows 11? [View all]
On a recent updating for Win 10, I noticed that my laptop is eligible for Win 11. Is there any good reason to go to Win 11? I like Win10 just fine.
allstondaveNov-30-21 06:46 AM
by allstondave
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RE: Windows 11?
Nov 26th 2021
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RE: Windows 11?
Nov 30th 2021
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PowerShell [View all]
W10, 64 bit, all updates. Under Programs, I have 4 distinct Powershells listed. 1) Windows PowerShell 2) Windows PowerShell (x86) 3) Windows Powe
lenjackNov-28-21 01:43 PM
by Ttech
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RE: PowerShell
Nov 26th 2021
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Nov 26th 2021
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                RE: PowerShell
Nov 28th 2021
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Which GPU? [View all]
No gaming. Some video editing. Two 27" 1440 monitors. Looking at Dell pre builts (perhaps) which makes the GPU costs more reasonable. I keep a pc ~6
smile2Nov-24-21 08:18 PM
by Zeke36
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RE: Which GPU?
Nov 24th 2021
1

Help to enter BIOS on Toshiba Satellite [View all]
I have been tearing my hair out trying to enter the bios on this fairly old laptop. I've tried repeatedly pressing the following whilst switching it
PcqandamanNov-23-21 07:27 PM
by Pcqandaman
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RE: Help to enter BIOS on Toshiba Satellite
Nov 23rd 2021
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RE: Help to enter BIOS on Toshiba Satellite
Nov 23rd 2021
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Testbanks21 [View all]
SPAM removed by moderator.
robinsmithstersNov-23-21 01:33 PM0

Virus [View all]
I have recently started getting the pop-up. My Avira anti-virus and my Iobit Malware fighter do not catch it. Any idea where it came from and how d
allstondaveNov-22-21 10:11 PM
by Ttech
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RE: Virus
Nov 20th 2021
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Command Prompt [View all]
OS = Windows 10 Pro I have a problem using the Command Prompt "dskchk" When I type in dskchk C: /f The program will run and then the prompt on
TV Man 436 163Nov-22-21 07:04 PM
by TV Man 436 163
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RE: Command Prompt
Nov 21st 2021
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Nov 22nd 2021
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Need a Mobile Phone Number Lookup [View all]
SPAM removed by moderator.
Rumi22Nov-22-21 05:59 AM0

ethernet cable disconnect switch [View all]
I like to disconnect from the internet when I am working on documents or using a flash drive. I know I can disable/enable the adapter in network setti
jeaNov-20-21 03:08 AM
by jea
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RE: ethernet cable disconnect switch
Nov 16th 2021
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Nov 16th 2021
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Hoping someone can help with this. [View all]
I have changed out about 4 new hard drives, and done clean installs with no issues at all.I do now know what i am doing wrong. This is a 2014 HP all
kittenmuellerNov-15-21 05:13 PM
by therube
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RE: Hoping someone can help with this.
Nov 14th 2021
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RE: Hoping someone can help with this.
Nov 15th 2021
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How to stop EDGE [View all]
I have tried changing the Sign-In Auto to OFF and Task Manager Edge Disabled but it opens whenever it pleases. Usually about 5 minutes after boot.
wings515Nov-10-21 01:42 PM
by Ttech
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RE: How to stop EDGE
Oct 27th 2021
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Can't Send Email From App [View all]
Good Morning About a week ago the problem began. I could not use Thunderbird to send or receive mail.After numerous calls to my ISP I learned that
daniellOct-29-21 04:45 PM
by Pcqandaman
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RE: Can't Send Email From App
Oct 28th 2021
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Oct 28th 2021
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                                                                                           Working
Oct 29th 2021
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                                                                                           RE: Working
Oct 29th 2021
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Bogged down PC Fixed [View all]
I admit to being caught napping. My high-powered custom built Win 10 suddenly bogged down and finally stopped responding. I took it to the builder. No
randybedoreOct-28-21 02:57 AM
by KJT
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RE: Bogged down PC Fixed
Oct 28th 2021
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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
TootsOct-19-21 06:19 PM
by Toots
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RE: Computer won't boot with second HDD attached
Jul 06th 2021
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Jul 07th 2021
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Oct 16th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Microsoft Edge [View all]
Does anyone else here, hate this piece of s**t, as much as I do? If someone likes it, that's fine. It's like trying to throw away a boomerang! I've un
lenjackOct-19-21 04:09 PM
by therube
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RE: Microsoft Edge
Oct 04th 2021
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Oct 05th 2021
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Oct 06th 2021
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Oct 06th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Oct 19th 2021
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Drop Down Menues [View all]
Recently I have been unable to use any drop down menu from any site. The mouse click activates the menu and then it disappears. I have had this proble
wings515Oct-18-21 09:00 PM
by Paul D
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RE: Drop Down Menues
Sep 17th 2021
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Sep 20th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Lost WIN 7 after running virus scan [View all]
I blew it!. Got Black screen with all kinds of information. I proceeded to do a re-install and after completing I had forgotten this was a Vista lap
wings515Oct-18-21 05:55 PM
by wings515
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RE: Lost WIN 7 after running virus scan
Oct 17th 2021
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RE: Lost WIN 7 after running virus scan
Oct 18th 2021
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My HP laptop did an automatic BIOS update, And now it w... [View all]
I get the HP logo screen with the spinning dots, and then nothing. Any ideas on how to recover my laptop? TIA
allstondaveOct-18-21 03:06 PM
by Ttech
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RE: My HP laptop did an automatic BIOS update, And now ...
Oct 18th 2021
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RE: My HP laptop did an automatic BIOS update, And now ...
Oct 18th 2021
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HI, Guys [View all]
So, here is my issue today. I was given a HP p6 2100 desktop. I upgraded max Ram and decided even though old-2012 it runs so Ill keep it for my offi
kittenmuellerOct-18-21 03:04 PM
by Ttech
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RE: HI, Guys
Sep 21st 2021
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Sep 21st 2021
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Sep 22nd 2021
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Sep 22nd 2021
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Oct 14th 2021
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Oct 14th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Oct 18th 2021
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Any early adopters of Win 11 out there? [View all]
Is anyone using Win 11 and what do you think of it? I just upgraded to a new PC that is capable of meeting all the requirements and my first impressio
GreyFalconSep-26-21 12:00 PM0

Chrome ads [View all]
W10, all updates. I get too many ads, the long flat rectangular ones at bottom center of my screen using Chrome, latest version. They are easy enough
lenjackSep-23-21 01:47 AM
by lenjack
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RE: Chrome ads
Sep 23rd 2021
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RE: Chrome ads
Sep 23rd 2021
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Recent Gmail Spam [View all]
I've been exclusively using Gmail for as long as I can remember, pretty much from their start. I've always been happy with the pretty thorough job th
dtellierSep-22-21 09:33 PM
by dtellier
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RE: Recent Gmail Spam
Sep 22nd 2021
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RE: Recent Gmail Spam
Sep 22nd 2021
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Spam [View all]
Spam removed by moderator
kennethparkerSep-16-21 09:19 PM0

router speed question [View all]
I recently replaced a Netgear Nighthawk router with a Linksys velop system with 3 nodes. All installed easily & everything is working, but I'm not ge
John M.Sep-13-21 09:27 PM0

Technical Support [View all]
Rank from best to worse in terms of support; Lenovo, Dell, HP
wtmpiSep-10-21 11:10 PM
by Ttech
1
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RE: Technical Support
Sep 10th 2021
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PS/2 Keyboard [View all]
Any disadvantage to using a PS/2 keyboard over a USB one? I just connected my old PS/2, and kind of like starting up with an "any key" press.
lenjackSep-05-21 10:56 PM
by lenjack
4
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RE: PS/2 Keyboard
Sep 05th 2021
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Sep 05th 2021
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Sep 05th 2021
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Sep 05th 2021
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Alternatives to Sandboxie [View all]
To test out programs I have used Sandboxie on Windows 7 with no problems but it doesn't work well on Windows 10, at least on my machine. Does anyone
PcqandamanSep-05-21 06:15 PM
by Pcqandaman
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RE: Alternatives to Sandboxie
Sep 05th 2021
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Sep 05th 2021
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Sep 05th 2021
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World Community Grid [View all]
Just curious, who besides me is actively crunching for team PCQandA on WCG? Also, if you used to do it and quit, can you tell me why?
TtechAug-28-21 02:22 PM
by Ttech
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RE: World Community Grid
Jan 30th 2021
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Aug 21st 2021
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spam :-(
Aug 28th 2021
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Does anyone use Aomei Backupper [View all]
I have used this software to backup my system for many years with great success. But am unable to understand how to complete the requirements for the
TootsAug-05-21 08:18 PM
by Toots
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RE: Does anyone use Aomei Backupper
Jul 12th 2021
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      RE: Does anyone use Aomei Backupper
Jul 26th 2021
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           RE: Does anyone use Aomei Backupper
Aug 05th 2021
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