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    Solved What is IPX and how do I use it?

    Beastkiller2013, IPX/SPX stands for Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange Google is your friend. just google what is IPX and you will have more information that you care or have the time to read. rich
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    Solved Different antivirus for each user account??

    FWIW: I run Malwarebytes and Vipre on the same computer and it works fine. In fact, I run the combo on most of my machines and never had any problems. rich
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    Iphone 5 - Stick to Samsung or new Nokia Windows 8 phone

    Apple learned a lot from IBM regarding patents and such. Rich
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    Iphone 5 - Stick to Samsung or new Nokia Windows 8 phone

    Jimbo, I believe that Henry Ford had a theory: "you can have your Model A any color you want as long as it is black." I personally like my iPhone and how easy it is to sync with my outlook and my eWallet secure files. I like podcasts and iTunes does a good job of sync'ing. It is a...
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    The First Internet

    Our home phone was just like that, except it had an operator who, we believed listened in all the calls. Our ring was 1 long and a short. you had to ask for people by name not a number.. Interesting time when we finally got a dial phone, our number was 2141 which was easy to remember. du...
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    Skype - latest version - great from PC and smartphone

    Good Reply there Jimbo45, I can understand why some do question when someone raves about some product. That is the main reason I almost always say whether I have a financial interest in the product/service. Better to be clearly understood from the get go. I did not see anything in your topic...
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    System image on 8

    FWIW: I bought Acronis 2013 and it seems to be working fine on my win8 machine. Rich
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    can i change the location to install programs ??

    Welcome to the windows 8 forum. Most programs during the initial setup phase allow a choice between default and customization of the location for the program and it's files. Some files are required to be installed in the programs directory and some in the windows directories. Just the way it...
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    Why does Ms have such HIDEOUS graphic designers.

    FWIW: My take on the generic graphics in windows is for the LCD (Lowest Common Denominator) graphics machine. This way Everyone can see it, without having to have a high power graphics card. I agree that it would be nice to have different resolutions of their graphics but that's like trying to...
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    Solved Windows 8 RTM install problems

    Update #2. I successfully installed the Enterprise version and validated it, but I had to copy the slmgr.vbs file from the PRO version and then it worked fine. Now I have the enterprise version with sound and all. I gave up on the Pro version. Rich
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    Solved Windows 8 RTM install problems

    I have successfully installed the Enterprise version and the Pro version on my Toshi laptop. The enterprise of course won't allow me to input the valid code for the enterprise version, I think it is trying to validate the wrong version. The pro version installed after a complete format of the...
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    Buy Win7 computer after 2 June and it is $14.99 for windows 8 pro*

    FWIW: MS's site says that if you bought windows 7 machine after 2 June 2012 then you can get the windows 8 pro upgrade for $14.99 by registering on their site. Buy a Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013. * Windows 8 upgrade offer - Windows 8 special offer *Offer valid...
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    Solved Microsoft Office?

    FWIW: I had a good windows 7 system running and put the dev release upgrade to my w7. I had office pro 2010 installed on windows 7 and when I finally got to the w8 desktop, I could not find office 2010 anyplace? It looks as if w8 install removed it. But, I did an install and it worked fine...