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    windows scanner?

    yea, it keeps popping up on my screen a couple times a day and the only way to clear the screen is to restart the pc. but, does anybody know what this "windows scanner" is? is it a real windows update or just another bug?
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    Solved infection warning

    ok, thanks
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    Solved infection warning

    I just got some kind some kind of infection warning and was told to download and install something called reimage repair, how to fix problems with windows 8.1 Step 1: Download the PC repair tool Step 2: Install and launch the...
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    Solved missing software. but still there.

    my correction. after the system, which I had to have help finding, I di have 64 bit on this PC. but I still cannot get this software to do download. even though I have had it before. just don't know where it went. gonna try to look for it.
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    Solved missing software. but still there.

    tried to download it but it kept stopping and a small window would pop up on my screen saying i may need to scan my computer. well i already have that softwear needed to scan my computer, but the VLC still will not download. plus i have a 32 bit PC and the software says it's for 64 bit. don't...
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    Solved missing software. but still there.

    what I mean is this. the software to run the DVD player on my 8.1 PC is missing. I used the PC to get updates for a small DVD player I use on my XP computer because that PC is not set up to be used on line, just play games. but now the other software for the DVD in the 8.1 PC is gone. what I...
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    Solved wordpad

    it does have something called editing but it is not available. it is grayed out.
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    Solved wordpad

    anybody know how to set up the spell check (editing) on this thing. it would sure help. thank you for your time
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    Solved something popping up saying softwear bad and will delete itself

    it has come up twice but so far not a third time. if it does i'll post a screenshot if I remember to take one. not sure what the source of it is.
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    Solved something popping up saying softwear bad and will delete itself

    did it once yesterday and again 10 minutes ago. it says the 8.1 software is corrupt and all files will delete in 30 seconds. and then the clock counts backward. and when to get rid of it I get another screen pop up asking if I want to close the page, but it will not allow it. in fact the only...
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    Solved java update

    can anybody tell me what java is for and is it important? I have windows 8.1
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    Solved got download information on my screen but never seen the "from" site before

    it said it came from: D3KZ2AVBUUPQRF.NET it said it was an upgrade to windows something, and Microsoft was all over this thing and the screen. is this a valid site of fake? I did not download put had to click on "no" to clear the screen so I could write this
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    Solved malicious java scripts

    not sure. just pops out of nowhere
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    Solved malicious java scripts

    almost every day my Norton catches and stops this thing. I think it's a malicious update of some kind. is anybody else having this problem? and is there something more I can do about it other than Norton antivirus?
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    Solved virtual box software question.

    mainly WWII air combat such as IL-2 sturmovik 1946, and pacific fighters and one syfy fighter game
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    Solved virtual box software question.

    if I use this free install of virtual box to run XP as a virtual PC, will this virtual PC play my XP games? and will this work on a non-virtual 8.1 PC at the same time? I have several games that will never be upgraded to play on an OS after XP, hence the reason for the need for the XP.
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    Solved changing os from windows 10

    I have my PC with windows XP. I may have to just get it refurbished instead of replacing it. and it should have all the drivers since the PC came with XP installed.
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    Solved changing os from windows 10

    will I need drivers to install the software? or will the drivers be on the CD that has the XP software on it?
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    Solved changing os from windows 10

    I am soon going to buy 2 new PCs. but since all new PCs are windows10, and I don't 10, to have the windows 10 completely removed and then have windows 8.1 installed, or will I need to install a new hard drive first? and i'm also going to get a new PC and have windows 10 removed and have XP...
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    Solved trouble with email.

    the computer has corrected itself and the calendar is popping up just fine. oh and when I tried to get frontier to help with the program for sending things like the copy you needed, they had no idea what I was talking about. thanks for the help.