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  1. Kari

    Ten Forums Saturday Live - The Macrium Special

    Welcome to TF Saturday Live - The Macrium Special on April 28th, 2018. Fellow geeks, Ten Forums & Windows 10 enthusiasts and Insiders: This is an open invitation to TF Saturday Live - The Macrium Special on Saturday April 28th, 2018. Come and meet your fellow TF members and Windows Insiders...
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    Windows 10 - Test & Try with No Risk, No Install

    No compatibility test run before the upgrade can be so reliable as a real test using your own hardware. How does Windows 10 run on my PC, does it find all drivers, does my software really work as expected? The answer to all these questions can best be found with using Windows 10 on the hardware...
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    Solved Welcome to the Ten Forums Windows 10 Launch Party!

    Welcome to the Ten Forums Windows 10 Launch Party! An open invitation to all SevenForums.com, EightForums.com & TenForums.com members, Windows Insiders and everyone else interested in Windows 10 launch: Come to launch Windows 10 with us on 29th of July 2015, starting at 00:00 (12 AM) UTC and...
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    Solved Welcome to The TenForums.com Saturday Live Chat!

    598808404346478593 Welcome to The TenForums Saturday Live Chat! - Windows 10 Forums To use the Lync App from Windows Store to join the chat, see the short and simple tut: Lync App - Join an Online Meeting as Guest - Windows 10 Forums If joining the chat from Windows 7, use the Lync Web App...
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    Solved Hyper-V 101 - The Basics, a TenForums.com Online Meeting

    Fellow Hyper-V enthusiasts, newbies and a bit more advanced users alike. Join us on our sister site the Ten Forums for a Hyper-V Basics Online Session and a Q&A session this Saturday, the 2nd of May: 593779980179496960 Read more and check the start time in your local timezone on the Ten...
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    Solved Surprise your kids with a letter from Santa!

    As everyone certainly knows, the Santa Claus comes from Lapland, beyond the Arctic Circle in Finland. And he's my mate :). For those of you who would like to surprise your kids or grandkids with a letter from Santa, here's what you need to do: Finnish Postal Service has an official Santa Claus...
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    Outlook.com - Import Email Accounts and Messages

    How to Import Email Accounts and Messages at Outlook.com A lot of users have several email accounts, often from different email service providers. If the Outlook.com email is used as primary email and most mail will be sent from it, it will be practical to use it also for collecting the...
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    Chocolatey - Install Apps from Command Line

    How to Use Chocolatey Package Manager to Install Desktop Apps in Windows (Quote from Package manager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.) Linux users know the package manager apt-get which installs for instance Google Chrome browser to Ubuntu with a simple command sudo apt-get install...
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    Unable to add Outlook.com account to Windows Mail App

    Hi geeks. Long version: An old Microsoft email account ([email protected]) from the days before Hotmail when you still could get @msn.com addresses. Account correctly set up in Windows Mail App on Windows 8 machines, no issues. Account has one outlook.com alias. This was the only email address...
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    Solved MxNitro - The Fastest Browser I Have Ever Used!

    I have grown to like the Maxthon browser, it has many features which are missing from other browsers. As any other browser with loads of add-ons and extras it can be a bit slow sometimes, other than that it has served me well. When Maxthon announced their ultra light minimalistic "stripped down...
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    Internet Connection Sharing - Create WiFi HotSpot

    How to Create a WiFi Hotspot in Windows 8 and 8.1 This tutorial will show you how to create a virtual WLAN network on your WiFi equipped computer, to be used as a Hotspot to share the Internet connection with other WiFi devices when the router does not allow or support WLAN. For this tutorial...
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    Windows 8.1 - Make it Look and Feel like Windows 7

    How to Set up Windows 8.1 Update 1 to Look and Feel like Windows 7 Personally I like how Windows 8.1 looks. However if you want to get the perks of Windows 8.1 but keep the familiar Windows 7 looks, it can be done quite easily. This tutorial will show you how to do that in four easy steps...
  13. Kari

    Flash videos: video hangs at start, audio runs normally

    Hi geeks. For sometime now, can't say exactly when it started, all Flash videos have a strange startup delay. Videos buffer fast, no complaints, audio starts immediately but the video hangs there up to 7 - 8 seconds showing the first frame and then after this delay, jumps forward to catch the...
  14. Kari

    Microsoft updating terms of use and privacy statement

    In an email today to its customers, Microsoft has announced new terms of use and privacy statement: Microsoft Services Privacy Statement: Microsoft Privacy Statement Microsoft Services Agreement: Microsoft Services Agreement - Microsoft Windows Microsoft Privacy FAQ: Microsoft Services...
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    News App unusable, suspends after a few seconds

    Hi. After yesterday's Windows 8.1 Update everything else is working well but the Bing News App has become unusable. Cold started or restored from Taskbar when suspended, the app allows me to browse news only a few seconds, then suddenly suspends and returns me back to desktop. See the video...
  16. Kari

    Skype App - Use with Local Account in Windows 8

    How to Sign Up and Sign In to Skype App using Local Account instead of Microsoft Account Quite a many of us want to keep using a Local Account (no email address needed) instead of a Microsoft Account (logon tied to an email address) as the primary Windows 8 user account. If you later change...
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    Strange: No web access except for the Eight Forums

    Hi geeks, please could someone explain this. Suddenly about 20 minutes ago the TV went blank, an IPTV stream I was watching was interrupted. No service. Checking what's happened I noticed that I have no internet access except that the Eight Forums website and all its pages open normally...
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    Solved Strange issue with streaming video in IE11 (Win 8.1)

    Background: Living the ex-pat life one of the things I miss from my native Finland is the television, especially since I really hate this German way to dub everything foreign, hate it from the bottom of my heart heart of my bottom. I'd rather listen the original sound track of foreign films...
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    Mail App - Backup Email Messages in Windows 8

    How to Backup Your "Mail" App Email Messages in Windows 8 and 8.1 Windows Mail App in Windows 8 and 8.1 does not have an archive & backup function. Luckily all messages are stored locally in a Mail folder located deep in the hidden AppData folder. This tutorial will show you how to search...
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    Windows Videos: First look at Windows 8.1

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VQb5caeSo00 I like especially the enhanced search function :).