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    Re: Windows 10 AntiVirus Protection

    Thanks for that. It worked just as you said.
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    Re: Windows 10 AntiVirus Protection

    I used AVG Clear to uninstall AVG from my Toshiba laptop but now when I start up I get two blue windows - for Windows 10 and the other for AVGClear Uninstall.
    I click on the Windows 10 window and it...
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    Re: Windows 10 AntiVirus Protection

    I am now using NOD32 as suggested to scan for malware.
    Should I still continue to periodically scan using Spybot Search and Destroy, SuperAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes?
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    Re: Windows 10 AntiVirus Protection

    Thank you Dugimodo.
    I think I will follow your example by using Windows Defender and the NOD32 scan.
    By the way I think Avast was the reason my old Toshiba laptop slowed down so much before I fixed...
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    Windows 10 AntiVirus Protection

    I have used Avast for years but have switched to AVG recently.
    My question is Windows Defender sufficient to deal with all threats without AVG as well?
    I would be interested in your views.
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    Re: Disc Clone on external drive

    The problem was solved by managing the partitions on the external drive following the excellent instructions from How to Geek. Thanks for the advice anyway.
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    Disc Clone on external drive

    I cloned a disc drive on an external drive and reformatted the external drive to delete the cloned contents but the names of the cloned files still remain. They can not be deleted so how do I get rid...
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    Re: Toshiba laptop slowed by Win10

    The problem was solved by by reverting to an ealier version of Win 10 after cleaing away unneeded programs, as well as disc cleanup and defragging. I also uninstalled Avast Antivirus and replaced it...
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    Transferring HDD to SSD

    I want to transfer all the contents of the hard drive to a SSD on my Dell 3440 Laptop. I will use Aomei Backupper. Which should I use - an image or a clone? Which is easiest and better?
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    Installing SSD in laptop

    Apart from replacing the internal SATA hard disc with a SATA SSD what else is involved? I know that programs will have to be reinstalled but does anything else to be done e.g. with the Windows 10...
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    Re: Toshiba laptop slowed by Win10

    Good advice - thanks. I have cleaned out all the unused programs and unneeded services etc and it is probably ok for You Tube videos through unsmart TV. Will look into the 120GB SSD. Cheers
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    Tablet or cell phone

    Will a tablet do the same functions as a cell phone except for (phone calls and texts) on Wifi?
    My fitness tracker needs to connect to a cell phone to synchronise its functions. Should my tablet do...
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    Toshiba laptop slowed by Win10

    My Toshiba Tecra M10 worked fine on Win 7 but is really slow with Win 10.
    What is the best and least expensive solution?
    1 Reinstall Win 7 (I don't have the installation disc),
    2 Install a ssd...
  14. Thread: Twin Tuner PVRs

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    Twin Tuner PVRs

    My Ultraplus F9000HD PVR gave up after 9 good years and I want to replace it. It seems there are only single tuner models available apart from the Dish Top Box which gets poor reviews (2.5 stars out...
  15. Thread: Windows reinstall

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    Windows reinstall

    Since I installed Windows 10 on my Toshiba Tecra laptop it has gone so slow that I want to go back to Win XP as I only use it for playing Youtube through the tv.
    I have the system disc and all I...
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    Re: Installing xp over Windows 10

    No problem with internet connection.
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    Re: Installing xp over Windows 10

    I used the free upgrade to Windows 10. Windows.old is not on the laptop. I don't have a cd for Win 7. All I have is the XP disc and I would be happy to get it back as all I want to use this laptop...
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    Re: Installing xp over Windows 10

    Thanks for that.
    Is there a way to get back to Win 7 without the cd and key?
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    Installing xp over Windows 10

    My old laptop worked fine with XP and win 7 but now is super slow with Windows 10.
    Can I reinstall either XP or Windows 7 so I can use the laptop as it was before.
    I still have the original XP...
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    Mouse pointer unsteady

    Win 10 desktop mouse pointer not travelling as smoothly as usual. Lagging, disappearing momentarily, and unstable. I checked insertion in usb slot and itseems ok. What to try next?
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    Notification sounds problem

    Win 10 Desktop keeps making the sounds that usually are associated with a flash drive or other being installed in the usb slot or notification of a be window to see etc. How do I stop it or is there...
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    Monitor recommendation VGA IPS 24"

    I need a new 24" monitor under $200 for my ageing desktop computer Intel I3 Windows 10 64 which only has VGA output. I do a lot of video and photo editing and rendering but no gaming. I want...
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    Best printer replacement

    My Canon inkjet printer Pixma Ip4850 has given up after years of good service. I want a printer-only replacement with the same high quality of printing photos and documents. The current Canon models...
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    Re: Saving to Documents folder computer freezes

    I did the scan and it did not find any integrity issues. I upgraded to Win 10 from Win 7 so don't have a copy of Win 10.
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    Saving to Documents folder computer freezes

    When I go to save a file either the Documents folder or the Downloads folder opens and the computer freezes. It has to be rest to reboot. Now if I try to save a PDF file it automatically opens the...
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