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Put Windows7 on a brand new Windows 8 desktop?
We are probably going to need a new computer soon, however, I tried out the new Windows 8 on a spare laptop and have no interest in trying to run a desktop with Windows 8. Since that seems to be the only option out there right now, is it possible ...Message posted on the March 14th, 2013 - 1:19 PM ET
[Samba] New Windows 8 RSAT and "OU=Domain Controllers" support?
Hello, We have two DCs. One runs Windows 2003 R2, and the other Samba 4.0.5. Forest functional level is Windows 2000 native. I recently demoted (worked flawlessy now, which was a great relief), rebuilt and re-promoted my Samba 4 DC, as my problems ...Message posted on the April 22nd, 2013 - 03:00 pm ET
Windows Drivers, or Manufacturer's Drivers?
In general, my understanding is to use the manufacturer's driver as opposed to Windows drivers when installing a new device. Is this a valid generalization? For instance, if I purchase a new wireless card, or a new printer, should I just plug it ...Message posted on the December 03rd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ET
Bug#730219: New Install
Package: installation-reports Boot method: <How did you boot the installer? CD? floppy? network?> Debian 7.2.0 DVD Disc #1 Image version: <Full URL to image you downloaded is best> Date: <Date and time of the install> Downloaded ...Message posted on the November 22nd, 2013 - 02:10 pm ET
[OT-ish] For the Windows XP fanboys...
Just read this on Slashdot tonight... [QUOTE] "A new Windows kernel zero-day vulnerability is being exploited in targeted attacks against Windows XP users. Microsoft confirmed the issue and published a security advisory to acknowledge the ...Message posted on the November 29th, 2013 - 05:36 pm ET
"having to de-louse her Windows PC"
<Quote> And that probably also meant a complete re-install of Windows. Multi- hour time sink, best-case scenario. I don’t know how she got a virus, because it had Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials on it... And I knew ...Message posted on the April 27th, 2012 - 11:10 am ET
40tude dialog on windows 8
Trying to set up my new windows 8 machine with 40tude dialog. After I go through the install process, I try to download the groups. I iget a timeout connection error. I close the program then reopen later. "Is there a second instance ...Message posted on the July 25th, 2013 - 11:39 pm ET
Windows Essentials 2012
A redo of an earlier post with some corrections and more info Windows Essentials 2012 (See Notes at bottom regarding naming and other imo useful tidbits) Build version 16.4.3503.0728 Full version installer ...Message posted on the August 15th, 2012 - 07:33 pm ET
Blurred fonts in Windows Live Mail and IE9
I've just got a new Windows 7 Home Premium laptop and I notice that the compose and preview windows in Windows Live Mail (Version 2011 (Build 15.4.3538.0513)) have blurred text, although the "furniture" text (list of folders, text on icons ...Message posted on the March 16th, 2012 - 05:29 am ET
Suspend works in Linux, not in Windows
Hi, I got yet another new Asus laptop for family use. I've got Linux on it without problems, but this time I kept the Windows 7 partition for a game my son is dying to try. However, this laptop has a suspend problem in Windows. It simply doesn't ...Message posted on the December 07th, 2011 - 08:21 pm ET
Windows Live Essentials 2012
Windows Live Essentials 2012 Build version 16.4.3503.0728 Full version installer http://g.live.com/1rewlive5-web/en/wlsetup-web.exe Web Version Installer http://g.live.com/1rewlive5-all/en/wlsetup-all.exe Important: Note: WLE 2012 will ...Message posted on the August 07th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ET
Windows Live Messenger 2009
Hey All, I ain't liking the new Windows Live, and instantly downgraded back to 2009 back when they made me install it last year. The whole experiance just seems to be broken, and bloated with social stuff (looking at you Facebook) - however, they ...Message posted on the August 24th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ET
[Samba] Procedure for installing Windows drivers on Samba with CUPS
Hi all, This isn't a plea for help, but rather I have just been through the procedure for installing Windows drivers on a Samba machine using CUPS, and I thought I'd post my notes in case it helps someone one day as the documentation doesn't focus ...Message posted on the May 12th, 2013 - 09:30 pm ET
dual-boot Ubuntu 13.04 w/Windows 7 using USB stick
Looking to add Ubuntu 13.04 as a dual-boot with Windows 7 without giving up Win7's boot menu? You don't have a DVD burner/reader, and you can only spare 2 partitions for Ubuntu? No worries. Adding Ubuntu 13.04 as a dual-boot to Windows 7 is still ...Message posted on the June 25th, 2013 - 01:57 am ET