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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1607

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Windows 10 Anniversary edition (version 1607) build 14393 was released on August 2, 2016 .This article deals primarily with the changes Microsoft has made to Windows 10. The primary user features are largely completed. This version is code named Redstone 1 as Microsoft has implemented a new development model for successive releases of Windows. This …

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LIVE MAIL 2012

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Microsoft has stabbed Live Mail 2012  users in the back. Live Mail 2012 comes as part of the Live Essentials 2012 package for Windows 7 users. Microsoft dumped Live Mail in favor of using other solutions. Part of the problem is that Microsoft has put all of its resources into the Outlook project at the …

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FIX MAY 2016 UPDATES WINDOWS 7

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Users of Windows 7 may have noticed May 2016 updates were not working properly with their machines. Some media posts have accused Microsoft of sabotaging the updates. We have Windows 7 x86 installed on an old Toshiba A70 machine which cannot run Windows 8 or above..Toshiba used obsolete DX6 hardware which is below the Windows …

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WHY WINDOWS 10 IS FREE

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Many are wondering why Windows 10 is being delivered free to existing Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. The hint can be seen in Windows 8, its called the Windows Store. Microsoft has indicated Windows 10 is a major undertaking as they add many new features to the platform. Windows 10 runs on just 47% …

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ERROR CODE 0X80096004

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Error Code 0x80096004 has been seen with Windows update. This has been seen installing Office XP standard on Windows 10 November update.

GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1511

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This list originally was compiled for Windows 7, however Windows Vista, 7 all are based on the same code base (Longhorn) and the issues presented are consistent for all versions. We have another list of games with known issues from Windows 8. We have many old games. Unfortunately some games are not compatible with Windows …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1511

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Windows 10 version 1511 is also known as the November update. See the details for Windows 10 version 1507. This version was released as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. Microsoft distributed this version with Windows Update which caused more than a few problems. Version 1511 is available as an ISO …

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LENOVO X220 AND WINDOWS 10

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Our Lenovo X220 originally came licensed with Windows 7 Professional. The machine is used in the field as it is very light weight and easy to transport. This laptop was expensive when it was new as it is a high-end mobile machine. Windows 10 version 1511 was delivered over Windows update to every machine that …

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MAP ONEDRIVE AS A NETWORK DRIVE

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Some users have desired to use OneDrive like a network drive. For example subscribers can use it for backups with file history as the storage is remote and it and be recovered. First open up onedrive.live.com and copy the number on the URL that comes after the CID= Next open the file explorer and right …

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WINDOWS KB3086255 MS15-097

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Microsoft KB3086255 deals with the security bulletin MS15-097 which identified secdrv.dll as a risk. The real problem is that this was provided by Sony long ago as an API DLL to their SecuROM disk check copy protection product. Open an elevated command prompt and run: sc config secdrv start=auto This will fix the problem and most games …

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