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  1. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    Maybe they'll issue a patch for the patch,...

    Maybe they'll issue a patch for the patch, wouldn't be the first time. I'm taking no action unless I start seeing really abnormal behaviour in 7 and 8.1.
  2. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    It's more a question of whether they are...

    It's more a question of whether they are responsible for that weird warning. It hasn't occurred the last two reboots so I'll keep fingers crossed that it's history.

    Thanks ;-)
  3. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    Well, EV was no help so it will remain a mystery....

    Well, EV was no help so it will remain a mystery.

    :warn:
  4. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    Well coincidentally I doubled my RAM - hope it's...

    Well coincidentally I doubled my RAM - hope it's not that, although if it were I would see similar errors in the other OS's in my multi-boot so doubt it.
    I'll check 8.1's Event Viewer to see if I...
  5. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    Thanks. I'm going to have to investigate that...

    Thanks. I'm going to have to investigate that strange white pop-up though. It only occurs just before the machine switches off or reboots to my other OS. I'll try to write down what it says if it...
  6. Thread: Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

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    Black Tuesday Updates - Uninstall If No Issues Or What?

    A big hoo-ha going on online regarding people getting BSOD's in 7 and 8/8.1 etc and apparently MS are suggesting uninstalling certain updates that just came in.
    Microsoft Says to Uninstall August...
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    Under Operation Tovar, global law enforcement—in conjunction with the private sector and McAfee—has launched an action to dismantle the Gameover Zeus and CryptoLocker infrastructure. Disrupting...
  8. Thread: I failed trying to install windows

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    ;-)

    ;-)
  9. Thread: I failed trying to install windows

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    Yes, I did say "if".

    Yes, I did say "if".
  10. Thread: I failed trying to install windows

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    If this is truly only about Windows 7 then you...

    If this is truly only about Windows 7 then you need to post in the correct forums: Windows 7 Help Forums
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    Solved OK.

    OK.
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    Solved Look for an add-on called Classic Theme Restorer,...

    Look for an add-on called Classic Theme Restorer, it's excellent and will give you back the old look while keeping the added security of this build. Maybe Flash is out of date? Check all add-ons to...
  13. Thread: Office 2003 with Win 8?

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    Solved It's all a personal choice really.

    It's all a personal choice really.
  14. Thread: Office 2003 with Win 8?

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    Solved Of course, if MS hadn't made Office such an...

    Of course, if MS hadn't made Office such an expensive proposition to start with........ I fully understand anyone's angst on this subject.
  15. Thread: Office 2003 with Win 8?

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    Solved Well in my experience I've managed to install...

    Well in my experience I've managed to install just about anything designed for XP or earlier on 8.1 and to a lesser extent on 8, but that doesn't mean it's a wise move. I would settle for OpenOffice...
  16. Thread: Office 2003 with Win 8?

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    Solved Why would you even try? It reached end-of-life...

    Why would you even try? It reached end-of-life ergo support on 8 April, 2014 at the same time as XP !!

    It's inherently dangerous to run an unpatched product - which it will be officially on 8 May
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    Finally got full permissions for the entire...

    Finally got full permissions for the entire Parameters folder and all sub-keys and replaced it, lock stock and barrel. Rebooted.

    No difference whatsoever. Same old Metro pairing, no way of...
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    OK am in 7 and was aiming to copy that key,...

    OK am in 7 and was aiming to copy that key, however things didn't go as you said.

    Right-clicking that key isn't allowed so I had to give myself permission using right-click Parameters.
    Once in...
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    The system wont let me in there to copy the key...

    The system wont let me in there to copy the key in the first place. I guess I have to play around with permissions as you state.
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    Ignore...see next post.

    Ignore...see next post.
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    Well I have the BT working passkey-free in Vista...

    Well I have the BT working passkey-free in Vista and 7 and was hoping to do the same in 8.
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    A thought, as I can't get them paired in 8 I...

    A thought, as I can't get them paired in 8 I would be copying that key from either of the OS's that do work, right?
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    Thanks very much. Will give it a try when I get...

    Thanks very much. Will give it a try when I get a chance to switch systems. Busy right now though.
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    Hmm, good thought, let me know how it goes ;-)

    Hmm, good thought, let me know how it goes ;-)
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    Bumping this up in the hope someone has found a...

    Bumping this up in the hope someone has found a way.
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