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  1. burtie

    Solved homegroup and no access to files

    Sorry to bring up an old thread but I've been having headaches with homegroup for years, I just found this thread and done what chev65 suggested above and it worked brilliantly! Home group now works as it should :)
  2. burtie

    Windows 8 computer suddenly became slow, 100% disk usage

    I've been strangely getting this problem over the last week. My HDD is showing 100% usage and my PC runs at a painstakingly slow pace that I almost feel like throwing it out of the window! I've tried disabling windows search, defrag, auto maintenance and even full scans but nothing. The...
  3. burtie

    Official Microsoft ISO/Media Creation Tool

    Yay about time! Finally MS seen sense. First thing I'll be doing when I get home will be downloading this
  4. burtie

    Microsoft on Windows 8 Haters: We Could See This Coming

    I just came to that conclusion only after reading through half of the posts on the first page! :o lol
  5. burtie

    Your OneDrive just got bigger

    Wow I just logged on and found I have 1,052 GB!!! 1,024 GB of that comes from my Office 365 Subscription...guess i have to find something to upload now!
  6. burtie

    Microsoft launches new Windows Apportals

    Well I'm with Jimbo, I had no idea what it was until it was explained and I watched the video. It looks like an amazing idea, but will this only be for Enterprise versions of Windows? if so that will be a killer mistake, this would go down brilliantly with home users as this is something we have...
  7. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    Thanks for the info guys :)
  8. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    I tried but it wont accept my key :(
  9. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    Ah crap :( I guess I have no way of getting an ISO then :doh: Why on earth do Microsoft make things so difficult for it's customers! :mad: Thanks for your help
  10. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    I have a Windows 8 Pro product Key that I had with my system builders Disc, but I want to get an 8.1 Update ISO. I have tried all the generic keys but I can not get it to download the ISO. Have they been blocked by Microsoft?
  11. burtie

    Firefox web browser popularity wanes

    I use both FF and Chrome, and love them both for different reasons :)
  12. burtie

    spring clean PC

    Revo Unistaller is the best solution, you can use it when installing software as it keeps a track of what is installed, so when you remove them it removes everything it recorded. You can also scan exe files and folders to remove software. It's worth the purchase as its a great tool :)
  13. burtie

    Special Themes (AeroLite and High Contrast variations)

    Great themes guys. I know my brother will love these. Thanks for sharing :)
  14. burtie

    Sergey Brin said involvement in Google+ was "a mistake"

    I just wish Google + would just die already! It's terrible and I refuse to use it no matter how much Google will try and make me.
  15. burtie

    Firefox

    Not a bad update, a little Chrome'ish but that's okay with me. Enjoying the change and things seem smooth and fast...for now.
  16. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    Ah thats a shame :(
  17. burtie

    Quicker Way to Copy/Move but Keep Both Files

    I've been using Teracopy for a couple of years...much better that the default file handler :)
  18. burtie

    Refreshing PC with Windows 8.1

    My partners laptop had Windows 7 which I upgraded to 8 and then 8.1. I used the reset feature just last week to reinstall windows as there were a few problems. I managed to do this by using the 8.1 ISO that you can download from Microsoft (option one) and used the ISO creation...
  19. burtie

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    Was just wondering if this method had the new update. Will wait until after the 30th before I try.
  20. burtie

    Video: Introducing the Windows 8.1 Update for April 8th

    Apps can now be pinned to the taskbar and have a close button. So basically a bit like Stardock ModernMix?