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  1. Dave76

    HP Envy dv6 dropping the LAN and WIFI connection

    Hello, A friend of mine just bought a HP Envy dv6-1148ca and the LAN and WIFI keeps dropping out. He has re-installed W8 twice with the same results. System specs: W8 64bit AMD A8-4500M 8GB RAM DDR3 800MHz 750 GB HDD AMD Radeon HD 7640G Ralink RT 3290 802.1 bng WIFI adaptor - Driver...
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    Windows 8 discounts end in three weeks

    Price of Windows 8 Pro upgrade may quintuple after Jan. 31 Source...
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    Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix for Win8 RP

    When trying to use skype with Win8 RP after entering the password it would just sit there with the spinning circle. Cpu usage was ~30%. This new version is working. Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix
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    MS puts a hard block on MSE because it is incompatible with Win8 CP.

    Got this Windows update yesterday. KB2685194 - Application Compatibility release for Windows 8 Consumer Preview This update introduces a hard block on Microsoft Security Essentials. A hard block prevents an application that is incompatible with Windows 8 Consumer Preview from running on the...
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    Other Browsers installed?

    Has anyone got any other browsers to install on the Dev Preview? I tried Chrome and Opera, neither would install. Edit: Please note if you have Win8 Dev installed as VHD or standard, dual boot etc.
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    Solved Win8 7989 and VirtualBox network settings not working

    I have installed build 7989 on VirtualBox 4.0.8 r71778, installation went fine but, having trouble getting the internet connection to work. First time using VB. Wireless router, Linksys WRT54G2, host computer is using cable. Rig specs listed below. Tried: PCnet-Fast III (Am79C973), Cable...
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    Why Microsoft really, really, hates the cloud...

    This article is a month or so old, but thought it was interesting.... More....
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    Cloud danger

    More Privacy and trust...
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    Head in the Clouds. Microsoft’s Cloud World Explained Part 1

    More on Cloud Computing...
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    What changes will we see in 2010?

    What do you think will change in the next year? Here is one opinion. More of the story... Read the ten predictions for this coming year. There are some interesting contentions mentioned.