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Recent content by hannelius

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    Why would I want to switch to Windows 10?

    that's why they give it away for free...
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    is there a fix for these... strange windows things?

    thank you... i finally clicked the no thanks button when the ie page popped up and it went away... went to the advanced tab and saw the box was unchecked... i only use it for opening mht files i saved it's really fast and light when you don't use it for anything else... i might have to live...
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    is there a fix for these... strange windows things?

    hi... i'd like to change the tooltips for video files cause for webm it doesn't show the length for mp4 and vob it doesn't show the date and windows still doesn't seem to know what a flash video is... i looked all over the registry and i couldn't seem to find it... does anyone know where it...
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    Why would I want to switch to Windows 10?

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    Why would I want to switch to Windows 10?

    UAC... those are those annoying messages that keep you from doing things? i turned mine off too... maybe they'll be a workaround... might be worth a try if it's faster on videos... My System Specs: windows 3.11 dosbox 0.74...
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    keep windows from changing folder dates?

    every time i add something to a folder or even something so simple as opening a zip file to look windows changes the date on the folder and i have to change it back... it never used to do this before... since when i don't know... sometimes it will keep the created date sometimes it will keep...
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    Why would I want to switch to Windows 10?

    what happened to 9? i found a link saying they're giving it away for free Microsoft will fight Windows 10 piracy by giving it away this summer (update) | In depth | Softonic as a free upgrade... i wonder if it's real?
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    windows 8.1 download... what is it?

    that's what i did... when i was there i felt it but the microsoft site was so unclear i came here... if i didn't click on the what next link after it burnt to dvd which told me the opposite...
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    windows 8.1 download... what is it?

    thank you... i have virtualbox but i've never used it... i've heard of vmware is it easier, better? i might give both of them a try after i see how the install goes..
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    windows 8.1 download... what is it?

    that's the whole thing? thanks for the tips... my laptop's only a year or two old so hopefully the drivers are new enough... i'm hoping on a dual boot with xp i know how to do it... so finding drivers for that ought to be fun.. might be a couple days...
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    windows 8.1 download... what is it?

    it is? it will? thank you! and for checking to see what i had... i was just ready to use it and wanted to be sure what it was... windows is more than 4gb... does it download the rest? i'll see...
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    windows 8.1 download... what is it?

    hi everyone... i found this link... Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help where you can download windows 8.1 to a usb flash drive or an iso for a dvd i was thinking of using it to do a fresh install to get rid of all the oem stuff cause it's really slow but the page is...
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    start menu apps... are any necessary?

    sorry, didn't mean to put you through all that... i had the problem with zips in win7 and that computer died a month ago... for some reason administrators didn't have full control over zip files i made and yes i used the send to folder so thank you for telling me i could change it there if i...
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    start menu apps... are any necessary?

    the start menu under roaming? it's full of administrative tools etc i'll probably leave those alone... i see that the other start menu includes those and more all the programs i installed etc it's under C:/ProgramData and the ProgramData folder is hidden i made a shortcut to it and found out...
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    start menu apps... are any necessary?

    i left the WindowsApps folder alone, just wanted to see what was in it... and i know... system files are one thing, but they even hide the start menu and windows 7 put locks on all my zip files... funny it did do a windows update and put back all the gestures i got rid of i found a reg file...