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How to create a restore point in Windows 8.1?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:03:15 -0800

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Last Reply Hit the Windows key to bring up Start. You can also click the Start button. Start typing: "restore point". The first result will most probably be Crea... roxblade,

Hit the Windows key to br...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:33:23 -0700 23 hours ago
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How to enable USB debugging on an Android phone with broken screen?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:33 -0800

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Last Reply To enable USB debugging: You want an OTG adapter, to connect your Android phone with a mouse. To turn on USB debugging from Settings, click th... Univa,

To enable USB debugging:<...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:13:45 -0700 1 day ago
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[Windows 10] Factory reset? And is it possible to do a factory reset on Command Prompt?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:34:02 -0800 | Last update 1 week agoThu, 14 Mar 2019 11:26:42 -0700

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Last Reply Depending on your setup and installed version of Windows, you have a few different ways to Windows 10 factory reset a laptop or desktop First: Make... billbarren,

Depending on your setup a...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:53:54 -0700 2 days ago
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Can't create homegroup (Windows 10)?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:59:54 -0800

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Last Reply You cannot create homegroups in Windows 10. With the 1803 version update, the homegroup feature was completely removed from Windows 10. This marks the... roxblade,

You cannot create homegro...

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 09:58:40 -0700 5 days ago
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Fixing "iTunes has an invalid signature"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:41:52 -0800

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Last Reply Try changing the security settings, hope this will fix the problem. Follow the steps mentioned below: At first, press the Windows + R ke... Univa,

Try changing the sec...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:04:25 -0700 6 days ago
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How do I fix "Selected boot image did not authenticate"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:26:59 -0800

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Last Reply A blue strip on a black background appears with a message "Selected boot image did not authenticate" soon after restarting or after pressing the power... Univa,

A blue strip on a black b...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:02:21 -0700 6 days ago
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How do you fix "VLC is unable to open the MRL"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:32:11 -0800

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Last Reply Method 1: Make sure that the source is working Make sure the source you are looking for is working. Since the error mostly occurs with streams and... Univa,

Method 1: Make sure that...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:19:19 -0700 6 days ago
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Boot to Desktop on Windows 10?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:51:04 -0800

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Last Reply Your Windows 10 is booting to a file layout -- I'm sorry but I don't quite understand that. After boot, you get a lock screen. Once unlocked, you have... roxblade,

Your Windows 10 is bootin...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 03:55:05 -0700 6 days ago
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Windows modules installer worker high CPU usage?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:49:38 -0800

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Last Reply Stop and disable the Windows Update service If we stop and disable the Windows Update service, Windows can’t check or install any update. As... Univa,

Stop and disable the Wind...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:25:31 -0700 1 week ago
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How to stop Windows 10 Desktop icons from moving?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:41:57 -0800

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Last Reply Press Windows key + R to bring up the Run dialog and type: %userprofile% and hit Enter. Your User folder will open. Make sure that hidden items a... Univa,

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:07:24 -0700 1 week ago
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Fix "Your pc ran into a problem and needs to restart"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:44 -0800

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Last Reply There are many reasons why your computer shows the error "Your PC Ran into a problem and needs to restart." That may be due to: Recent chan... Univa,

There are many reasons wh...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:25:30 -0700 1 week ago
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Fix "File explorer not responding" on Windows 10?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:31 -0800

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Last Reply Most of the persons face this problem even once I get it and then what I did was - I Go to control panel and searched "File Explorer", then press on s... Univa,

Most of the persons face...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:27:19 -0700 1 week ago
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Fix "System thread exception not handled"?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:07 -0800

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Last Reply To get rid of the blue screen of death (BSOD)error, follow the given below methods: METHOD 1: Check and Repair Faulty System Files First of a... Univa,

To get rid of the blue sc...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:56:44 -0700 1 week ago
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How to use OCCT?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:26:02 -0800

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Last Reply OCCT cannot correct the heating problem for you, just adding a note. It can find the problem that's causing the overheating. You'll need to manually s... roxblade,

OCCT cannot correct the h...

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:54:32 -0700 1 week ago
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Why does a command prompt open on startup Windows 10?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:26:52 -0800

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Last Reply Command Prompt opens and closes quickly. This is an absurd behavior that almost looks alient to most of the common Windows users. This is a common thi... roxblade,

Command Prompt opens and...

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:29:20 -0700 1 week ago
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What is the Windows 10 3d objects folder?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:18:51 -0800

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Last Reply This is the folder for keeping your 3D objects. What are 3D objects? After the Fall Creators Update, you can use the app called Paint 3D and Mixed Rea... roxblade,

This is the folder for ke...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:05:37 -0800 1 week ago
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Svchost high CPU usage - how do you ever get rid of this?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:51:28 -0800

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Last Reply First of all, right-click the process from your task manager and choose "Open file location". If it's in the folder System32, it's not a virus. Thi... roxblade,

First of all, right-click...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:54:16 -0800 2 weeks ago
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Getting rid of "This copy of Windows is not genuine"?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:51:48 -0800

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Last Reply If you purchased a copy of Windows then make sure you didn't sign-in with that Microsoft account on another machine. To just get rid of this messag... roxblade,

If you purchased a copy o...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:50:00 -0800 2 weeks ago
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How to fix flashing folder with question mark on Mac?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:59:30 -0800

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Last Reply  > Turn on the Mac.  > Then press and hold the Command and R key immediately to start the Mac from macOS recovery.  > Now, i... roxblade,

 > Turn on the Ma...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:15:00 -0800 3 weeks ago
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How to install Windows on SSD and everything else on HDD?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:59:10 -0800

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Last Reply There lies a process of removing all drives except for the installation media and the SSD. So, you should use that you'll be good to go, without losin... roxblade,

There lies a process of r...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:14:24 -0800 3 weeks ago
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How to lower RAM usage in Windows 10?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:13:42 -0800

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Last Reply  > Make a right click on the My Computer icon and select "Properties".  > Click on "Advanced System settings".  > Go to syst... roxblade,

 > Make a right c...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:26:41 -0800 3 weeks ago
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How can I remove the "Activate Windows 10" watermark?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:43:00 -0800

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Last Reply Hello, The obvious answer would be to activate Windows 10, or in other terms, buy it. Afraid this is the only 100% legitimate way to get rid of the... Huevos Rancheros,

Hello,

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 05:43:21 -0800 3 weeks ago
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How to disable Windows defender security center?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:02:19 -0800

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Last Reply Your antivirus will automatically be detected by Windows Security and it won't take any actions, letting your antivirus do things. But still, here's h... roxblade,

Your antivirus will autom...

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 07:45:11 -0800 3 weeks ago
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Brightness adjust not working on WIndows 10?

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Published 3 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:27 -0800

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Last Reply Have you tried turning it of and on again? Joke aside, try (re)installing your graphics card drivers - that's the one thing that usually fixes. If... Huevos Rancheros,

Have you tried turning it...

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:42:12 -0800 3 weeks ago
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Feature update to Windows 10 version 1709 failed to install?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:17:31 -0800

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Last Reply There are a total of at least six methods you can do including removing the Windows Update folder and preventing Windows 10 from updating automaticall... roxblade,

There are a total of at l...

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:50:55 -0800 3 weeks ago
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How long does it take to install Windows 7?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:45:09 -0800

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Last Reply Once there were a lot of files on one of my old computers. We used CRT monitors and Windows XP SP3 on it (I never liked Vista so we skipped that). The... roxblade,

Once there were a lot of...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:16:11 -0800 1 month ago
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Windows 10 domain join?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:57:24 -0800

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Last Reply This gPost guide will clear all your doubts ranging from what are domains, how they enable centralized server-based administration for your network, a... roxblade,

This gPost guide will cle...

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:45:33 -0800 1 month ago
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Windows 10 reinstalled itself. HELP!?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:58:24 -0800

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Last Reply This can happen when a major update is launched. There's nothing to worry about as no files will be lost. To avoid this, as you can be in the middle o... roxblade,

This can happen when a ma...

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:31:12 -0800 1 month ago
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How to erase a hard drive from Windows 10?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:59:44 -0800

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Last Reply There are many tools of a different kind that allow you to do wiping. For example, the EaseUS Partition Master is an efficient tool and so is the DBAN... roxblade,

There are many tools of a...

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:54:54 -0800 1 month ago
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How can I install Eclipse on Windows 10?

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Published 1 month agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:58:09 -0800

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Last Reply First of all, you need to install JDK. After that, download Eclipse itself from the official website. You can find the file under Get Eclipse Oxygen ?... roxblade,

First of all, you need to...

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:33:37 -0800 1 month ago
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