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    Apple Software Updater will not install new updates

    I've had this problem for a while and haven't been able to come up with a fix. It worked OK at one time and I'm not sure when or what caused the problem. I uninstalled the Updater program with Revo Uninstaller Pro, restarted and then did a new install, but the same problem. If I select...
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    MS Travel update broke the app

    I recently got an update to MS Travel. Bad news, it no longer has links to cities around the world with the neat panoramas.
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    Solved Darn Win 8

    "Darn" Win 8 I had to replace the motherboard in my backup desktop. I couldn't get the same Z77 motherboard (it was discontinued) but I did get a Z77 from another motherboard vendor. I have a triple boot, Win 7/Win 8.1/Win 10 (all on separate drives) on that machine. I thought Win 7 would...
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    Solved New 8.1 PC's boot to desktop

    I installed a new HP all in one for a client about a month ago and when it boots up it goes to the desktop. A friend just installed a new Dell Inspiron 3000 and it too boots up to the desktop. Must be something the PC vendors are doing??
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    Solved Fast Startup causing PC not to auto power on via BIOS

    I have dual boot system, Win 7/8.1. I have auto power on at a designated time every morning. It worked properly if I powered off the PC from Windows 7. But, if I powered off the PC from Win 8 it would not auto power on. The problem turned to be the Windows fast startup option. After...
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    Outlook 2003 will not put addresses in automatically

    I'm setting up my backup system as my main system is down for warranty repair on the motherboard. I had Outlook 2003 setup on the main system in both Win 7 64 bit and Win 8.1 64 bit. I know Office 2003 is not supposed to be compatible with Win 8, but it works OK. On the main system in...
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    Solved Repair Dual Boot Win 8.1/Win 7

    I had my system set up for Dual boot (on separate hard drives) for both Win 8.1 and Win 7. Win 8.1 developed a problem and unfortunately the only back up I had (my fault) was for Win 8 before I installed Win 7 and the dual boot. I reinstalled from the backup and then updated Win 8 to 8.1...
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    Solved 8.1 Install problem with Sonar X3a - OCX Regsvr32.exe prob

    I had Sonar X3b 64bit version (a recording studio program) installed in Windows 8 and thought it was working OK. Windows 7 is my "production" system for recording but I had a problem with a couple of plugins with Sonar X3b in Windows 7 and I wanted to test it in Windows 8.1. However, when I...
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    Solved 8.1 updated caused error in logilda.dll

    After upgrading to 8.1, this morning, when I booted up I would get an error about the Logitech updater. I tried several things to get rid of it, as suggested on searches, but none would get rid of the error. I finally deleted the logilda.dll with my Win Patrol. Here was the error message.
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    8.1 Evaluation from Windows Secrets Newsletter

    https://windowssecrets.com/top-story/touring-through-the-final-windows-8-1/
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    Unable to Import Outlook 2003 Contacts to WLM

    I posted this on the Windows 7 forum but never got any responses: I have been using Outlook 2003. I want to use WLM in Win 8. I have installed WLM on Win 8. I also have a copy of WLM installed on Win 7, although I haven't been using it - just there in case I get a call from a client about it...
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    Win 7 and Win 8 posts on the forums about the same lately

    Just my observation but the Windows7 Forum always had many more posts than the Windows8 forum, until recently. When I would log on the to the forums, I would go to the Win 7 forum and then mark all read. I would go to the Win 8 forum and do the same thing. Used to be a big difference in the...
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    Solved Windows reactivated by MS, change Prod Key?

    I had to have Microsoft tech support reactivate the Win 8 install on my second PC, due to a motherboard replacement. Does this change the Product Key? e.g. if at some point I had to do a complete new install, do I use the original product key or is there now a different key? I ran Speccy...
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    Reinstall Win 8 in UEFI and Acronis Backup

    I would like to reinstall Win 8 on my ASRock UEFI motherboard in the UEFI mode. I have Win 7 OEM and the downloaded Win 8 Pro upgrade. I have the Win 8 Pro upgrade burned to an ISO disc. I also have the hard drive backed up to Acronis 2013 and have an Acronis WinPE rescue disc to boot with to...
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    Solved Office 2003 with Win 8?

    I'm a long time Win 7 supporter but this is my first Win 8 post. According to the Win 8 Upgrade Assistant, MS Office 2003 (and FrontPage 2003) are not compatible. I've seen some posts that it can be used. If it can be used, do I install it in a compatibility mode? Jack
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