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  1. Phone Man

    R.I.P "Peaches"

    After 18 wonderful years our beloved Peaches has passed away. She was a joy and loved to travel. We had her cremated and we take her with us on our trips. She will be missed but never forgotten. Jim & Gayle First day home Three years ago in backyard Winter Cut Summer...
  2. Phone Man

    More Optional Updates tomorrow April 21

    I guess I will have to check this out and see what I get tomorrow. Looks like 34 total. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/894199/ Jim :cool:
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    WinX problem

    There is a post on Norton forums with this error. Anybody seen this before. Its pointing to the WinX folder where the shortcuts are stored when you right click the Start button or use keyboard shortcut WinX. I don't see any thing in Group 2 that starts with 3-Windows on my system. Jim :cool:
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    SUNIX release the world’s first USB3.1 PCIe card!!

    No need for a new Motherboard. Just add a PCIe card for USB 3.1 Shipping in April. SUNIX - News Show Jim :cool:
  5. Phone Man

    FireFox 2015 Release Schedule

    Jim :cool:
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    MS released a new update for IE 11 today KB3025390

    New update for IE 11 to fix a problem. I got it through WU just a while ago. https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3025390 Jim :cool:
  7. Phone Man

    New Program WinPrivacy from makers of WinPatrol

    Interesting new program from Ruiware, new owners of WinPatrol. Home - WinPrivacyWinPrivacy Waiting on Beta to check it out. Jim :cool:
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    New Flash Update Released

    Flash version 15.0.0.239 released today. Also here for other systems. https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html See also: http://www.eightforums.com/browsers-mail/2871-latest-version-adobe-flash-player.html Jim :cool:
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    Optional Update KB3000850

    Got this optional update (KB3000850) today and no information yet. It was 723.9 MB and took forever to install. I will wait for the information to be posted before I update my Laptop. UPDATE: MS just released the information. Its a Nov 2014 rollup so that is why it was so big...
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    Flash Update for W8 & W8.1

    MS has released an update for Flash. https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2999249 According to MS it will not be offered through Live Updates at this time. https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/2755801 Jim :cool:
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    Happy 18th Birthday "Peaches"

    I started a birthday thread in 2011 for my adorable "Peaches" over at SevenForums as many of you have seen. Just started this thread for those that are not on that forum. A lot more pictures over there. Happy Birthday "Peaches" - Windows 7 Help Forums Jim :party:
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    Good News for Malewarebytes

    AV-Test just released a test of AV programs on cleaning infected systems. Malewarebytes Free scored 100% AV-TEST | 17 software packages in a repair performance test after malware attacks | Comparative tests of antivirus software for Windows and reviews of anti-malware Apps for Android Jim
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    New Update for OneDrive

    New Important update for OneDrive released through Windows Update today. https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2980654 Jim :cool:
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    Norton Security (NIS & NAV) Beta released.

    Symantec has released the first Beta of Norton Security. They have combined NIS and NAV into one product. Update: Norton has pulled the Beta. Apparently someone jumped the gun. Jim :cool:
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    WinPatrol is changing owners.

    Scotty gets a new home. Bill has sold WinPatrol but Scotty will be in good hands. Bits from Bill: WinPatrol? Generation II Jim :cool:
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    Desktop will stay - MS OS chief Myerson

    Two good articles from Mary Jo. Interview with Terry Myerson, Microsoft's Executive Vice President of operating systems Microsoft OS chief Myerson on the future of 'One Windows' | ZDNet Microsoft OS chief Myerson talks turkey on transparency, cadence and cross platform | ZDNet Jim :cool:
  17. Phone Man

    Five Second Rule

    Is the mythical "five-second rule" actually real? - CBS News My Mom taught me this rule at a very early age. Jim :p
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    Solved Windows 8.1 and Macrium Free Error - Solved

    I dual boot Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 (upgraded from W8) and use the System Reserved partition. After upgrading to Windows 8.1, I opened Macrium Free 5.2 which updated to ver 6427 and when I tried to image the System Reserved partition it failed with this error: I booted to Windows 7 and...
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    Windows Updates for 8.1

    I have two Windows 8.1 systems. The first is a clean install of 8.1 RTM on a VM and I get these updates: On my main system I upgraded from 8 to 8.1 today through the Store and get these updates. The first one has the two GA Rollup updates ( KB 2883200 KB 2884846 ) but the 2nd does...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 and WMC activation

    When I first installed Windows 8 I got 2 free WMC keys. I used one on my Windows 8 system and never used the 2nd one. I have installed 8.1 preview using the ISO and Hyper-V. Today I used "Add features to Windows 8" using the unused WMC key to install WMC on my 8.1 virtual system and it worked...