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    Re: W10 upgrade what to do onwards

    Hmm ok,

    I run 2 types of backups.

    1) System backup, which is basically a backup of my OS disk I use EASEus TODO Backup Workstation for this. I run this twice a week (an incremental backup on a...
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    Re: W10 upgrade what to do onwards

    Make sure automatic updates is enabled and when updates come out install them.

    At a minimum set Windows update to install Security updates automatically. Apart from that, backup your data...
  3. Thread: Win10 Versions

    by chiefnz
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    Re: Win10 Versions

    The first machine is up to date with the Creators update and latest patch release from MS installed.

    The second one does not have the Creators update installed.... you may need to re-run Windows...
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    Re: Windows 10 pro licence

    Ian, how did you get on with the issue you had with the "expired" Windows license?
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    Re: Another backup software thread

    Second vote for Easus ToDo backup....

    The Home version is free and will do all the things you're after. Once you have it configured it will hum along nicely in the background.

    I have been using...
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    Re: Using Product Keys queries.

    Now I'm curious about how this OEM is meant to work...

    I understand that when you buy laptops, desktops and tablets from manufacturers such as Dell, HP etc the key is (by the nature of it coming...
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    Re: Using Product Keys queries.

    Not entirely true.... I've "re-installed" OEM Windows versions (i.e. using the OEM key on different hardware) many times. As long as the OEM key is only used on a single system at any point in time...
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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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  24. Thread: HTML5

    by chiefnz
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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...
  25. 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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