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    Re: VPN info please

    Personally I use Private Internet Access.

    Good worldwide server coverage, the app works on multiple platforms including iOS/Android, can be used up to 5 different devices simultaneously and the...
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    Don't forget to take an image before the upgrade! Better safe than sorry.
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    In place upgrade of Windows 10 Creators Update (From Windows 7 Pro) completed succesfully. Office 2013 remained intact and functioning with no issues.

    Only snag I ran into was post upgrade Control...
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    That shouldn't be an issue, I've done a few in place upgrades with office and various other software installed with no hassles at all.

    Having said that taking a pre-upgrade image isn't a terrible...
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    Apparently, MS doesn't do much if anything to confirm the "requester's" actual need/use of assistive technology. I haven't tried this myself so not sure it will still work. Might try it on a VM when...
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    For the original poster...

    PM me and I will give you a legit license key for Windows 7... you can use that to activate windows 10, re-install Windows 10 or at the very least contact MS and use it...
  7. Re: Updating Visio 2013 iso with all available updates

    Problem solved in a manner of speaking....

    I managed to successfully add SP1 to the original isos (goes in the "updates" folder"). Install went fine until I installed Office 365.Office 365...
  8. Updating Visio 2013 iso with all available updates

    Ok so I have an ISO image of my MSDN copy of Visio 2013.

    I have also downloaded all 28 updates released by Microsoft for Visio and want to "slipstream" these into the iso image.

    The question...
  9. Re: New Features in Windows 10 - what does "on" and "off" mean

    Which setting or settings in particular are referring to Misty?

    I've just updated my machine to the new "Creators" update and I've pretty much turned everything off apart from things like Skype...
  10. Re: Microsoft Tech Support - the "online Chat" option

    Thanks zqwerty

    The problem Ihave is that the "Standard" download tools do not appear to work if you are using MSDN keys. I ended up talking to MS Support because the tool on the website, failed to...
  11. Microsoft Tech Support - the "online Chat" option

    Ok, this isn't a technical question more an observation and then a query to all the F1'ers out there.

    I have contacted MS online support on a few occassions recently asking for download links to...
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    Re: Opinions on how to back up my NAS

    I had the same TS-231 NAS and was backing up my main rig to it. I was then backing the NAS up to a FreeNAS box I had laying around. The FreeNAS box had double the storage of the NAS itself so I was...
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    Re: VLC - mp4 to mp3 converter won't work

    I've been using Winamp 5.5 to convert MP4 files to MP3 & M4A files, it allows batch conversions and does a very good job, not to mention it is also FREE!
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    Re: Sabertooth X58 Gigabit LAN

    Speedtest is router to internet speed not LAN?

    1) Are the latest drivers installed? Make sure you're using the manufacturer's drivers rather than a out of the box Windows 10 driver.
    2) Definitely...
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    Re: Alternate Microsoft account removal

    Hi effie,

    Yep that should work. The only thing that will really be affected are any apps you bought/used from the Windows store. When you revert to a local account you will need to sign into these...
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    Re: safe Password Management Solutions please.

    I use PasswordSafe myself, pretty easy to use, provides copy paste functionality and you really only need to remember one master password to get into PasswordSafe itself, the rest takes care of...
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    Re: HTML5

    Hi Bryan,

    Just to add to the other posts.... HTML5 is not an add-on but an updated "standard" for HTML (Hypertext Markup language) which is the most basic building block of webpage design and...
  18. Firefox 49.0.2 not opening certain https sites

    Is anyone having issues opening https sites with Firefox, I am getting a high number of "your connection" is not secure notifications.

    Some examples, emirates airlines, expedia... the sites appear...
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    Re: Windows 10 Pro system backup

    I've been using EaseUS TODO Backup workstation (not free but and excellent product IMHO) for a while now, and it does the job for me. In all honesty, I'm not worried so much about my system drive...
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    Re: Gaming PC Build Recommedendation

    How long is a piece of string?

    It's probably best to come up with a list of potential candidates you/he are likely to buy and where you can't make up your mind for whatever reason post back here...
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    Re: issues with Outlook 2016 . a buggy mess ?

    Haven't had any issues with Outlook 2016 since installing about 2-3 months ago. I have 1 pop account which is my primary plus 2 gmail imap accounts. No messages have disappeared and password updates...
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    Re: Win10 Anniversary Update Problems

    I've been messing around with an app call Jarvis... it works great, but it can be tedious customising the different phrases you use when interacting with it. It does a pretty good job (better than...
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    Re: Win10 Anniversary Update Problems

    Successfully updated on 2 desktops, I have a laptop to go but in no rush. I had no issues at all with either of the upgrades.

    I thought I was going to have to re-install the software and drivers...
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    Re: Windows 10 Important Settings

    I use O&O ShutUp 10 to apply certain changes to Windows 10..... Link here

    Takes a lot of the guess work out and you can easily undo changes you made by re-running the exe.

    Cheers,
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    Re: Getting rid of some gear

    Server has been sold....Cheers Paul C!!!

    Make an offer on the rest of the gear anything reasonable will be considered.

    Thanks,
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