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How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour 1 year 7 months ago v85michele

I did find a way to keep the colors, have no image at all as desktop background, pretty soon we'll go back to dos, sure pc would be faster.
Thanks Microsoft..

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How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour 1 year 7 months ago v85michele

No, again every windows goes back to white after a screen lock or PC hibernate, only the logon gets the wanted color.
Any idea how to make the system reconsider the colors in the registry without having to close every program and logoff?

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How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour 1 year 7 months ago v85michele

I Changed the color as indicated on both
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\Colors.
But every time I hibernate the PC (Win 8.1) the windows go back to white background, only the log-off log-on actually works.
I tried changing the color even in all the HKEY_USERS but nothing changed.
Any idea?

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Best Free File-Based Backup Program 1 month 2 weeks ago V12RR

Downloaded the Comodo software but the website is degenerate. You cannot create a User Account - just loops back to the Sign In Page... contacting Comodo is also difficult and when you do they just say there nothing we can do?

Does not deserve 5 stars!

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Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 3 years 2 months ago v.v

I changed internet service recently..Now I have 512 kbps connection.
My previous connection was 256 kbps. and in torrent it used to give down speed of 60 kbps.
However for new connection I am not even getting down speed of 60 kbps.. :(
Is it a problem of my connection or do I need to delete cookies or something. If that is the case does anyone know how to do that?
I always make sure that seeds to peer ratio is high..
on speedtest.net download speed is . 0.51 Mbps upload speed is 0.21 Mbps.

Can anyone help?

The last time upgraded my connection from 128kbps to 256kbps my torrent speed incresed from 30kbps to 60kbps.

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Three Ways to Find out Which Versions of the .NET Framework are Installed on a PC 2 years 2 weeks ago v.laurie Various different .NET Framework versions are used by many applications. Usage varies widely from system to system. Unless you have a specific problem with a particular version, it is probably best to just leave things alone. view
Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 1 year 11 months ago v.laurie Thanks for noting that. You are right that Microsoft does not include XP in the list of supported systems. However,EMET 4.1 is still available for download. view
Five Windows 8.1 Tips You Need to Know 1 year 10 months ago v.laurie Yes, that is correct. That is why the first step in Tip 4 says explicitly, "Go to the Start screen". view
Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 1 year 11 months ago v.laurie The article referred to is about an earlier preview version of EMET 5 that was released months ago, not the latest version. view
How to Quickly Shut Down a Hung or Unresponsive Application 7 months 2 weeks ago v.laurie Using Task Manager is certainly one of the standard ways of dealing with hung programs. Personally, I don't find it any quicker but I do use Task Manager sometimes. One advantage of the command line is that a batch file can be created, reducing the procedure to one step of clicking the file. In Windows, there are often multiple ways to do the same thing. view
How to Clean and Protect Your Android Device Against Ransomware 2 years 1 week ago v.laurie I have added to the article to clarify what to do when the mobile device can't be used to access Google Play. view
How to Deal with the Ransomware Called CryptoLocker 2 years 3 weeks ago v.laurie Thanks for pointing out the omission. view
How to Insert an Image into a Gmail Message 2 years 7 months ago v.laurie Google has completely revamped the email interface since I wrote this tip. All I do now is drag an image file and drop it on an email I am composing, view
Easy Way to Customize the System Folders “Computer” in Windows 7 and 8 and “This PC” in Windows 8.1 1 year 11 months ago v.laurie Will the person who gave this article a rating of "1" please tell us why such a poor rating? If a utility that is described is not good or the article is incorrect, it would be a courtesy to us all to have the details. Exchanging information is very important. view
How to Create a Custom Hotkey for Your Favorite Application or Folder 7 months 2 weeks ago v.laurie Off the top of my head, I don't know a quick way. Maybe someone else has a suggestion. view
How to Reveal Your Windows Product Key in All Current Versions of Windows 2 years 6 months ago v.laurie I am adding ProduKey. Thanks. view
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie As indicated in the article, PeStudio has an option to send files to VirusTotal that can be turned on or off. If a file is flagged by VirusTotal, you have to look further to see if it is a false indication by a few of the many programs that VirusTotal uses or a real indication. See this article for more information: http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-tell-if-file-malicious.htm view
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie You have hit on one of the problems with any malware detection method. All detection schemes have grey areas. This software provides warnings but not decisions. There will always be times when additional information, judgment, and experience is required. This program is only one security tool and has to be used in conjunction with others. I wish there were a black and white procedure but security isn't that simple. Maybe this reference will help: http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-tell-if-file-malicious.htm You could also go to one of the security forums like Wilder's and ask for help in interpreting the kind of warnings you got: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/index.php view
Free Offer of a Normally Very Expensive Full-Featured Screen Reader for a PC 2 years 4 months ago v.laurie You could try downloading and see what happens. The consumer does have to have a licensed copy of Microsoft Office installed. view
Automatically Make Continuous Backups of Personal Files with Windows 8/8.1 File History 2 years 4 months ago v.laurie There are several ways to make use of File History. On all my laptops I have a slot for an SD flash card. There are 32 GB SD flash cards for sale for less than $20. If you aren't backing up videos or thousands of pictures, an inexpensive SD card or USB flash drive can be used. Also, you don't have to always have the backup device connected. The File History function detects when you attach a drive. view
What is “Freeware”? 2 years 6 months ago v.laurie Although there is some overlap between the freemium and crippleware categories, they differ in how useful the free software is. The free software in the freemium model provides substantial value and is sometimes almost the same as the paid version. Crippleware is generally not all that useful and often has the best features missing. view
Make Your Laptop Easier to Use with Windows Mobility Center 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie Windows 8.x is not my favorite operating system either but a better place for this type of discussion is in our forum at http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/system/11659-windows-8-1-.... If anyone else wants to express an opinion about Windows 8.x, please post it there. view
What is “Freeware”? 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie Unfortunately, FileHippo has also fallen into the practice of using wrappers on some of its offerings. view
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie I am afraid I am not sure exactly what you are describing. Do you mean that you scanned three different exe files from other programs with this utility and it indicated they were trojans? Or do you mean you sent the files to VirusTotal using PeStudio and got a trojan report? PeStudio itself does not report trojans per se. view
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie Thanks for the update. I have corrected the version. view
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie OK, "never run" is perhaps better if you consider reading the contents of an executable file to be opening it. view
Nifty Free Application Lets You Control Hundreds of Windows System Utilities in One Convenient Place 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie Several of the Nirsoft utilities are known to trigger false positives from antimalware programs. However, these programs are perfectly safe. The ones you mention are password revealers and some antivirus programs see password activity as malware. Just skip the flagged utilities if you prefer. view
Free Offer of a Normally Very Expensive Full-Featured Screen Reader for a PC 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie Thanks for the useful information. It is interesting to hear that Windows 2003 is sufficient. view
Free Windows 10 for Mac and Linux Users? 1 year 1 week ago v.laurie Personally, I would not upgrade immediately. There is no rush. When Windows RTM comes out at the end of July, I suspect it will still have bugs. Let the dust settle for a couple of months and see what people are experiencing. If you are happy enough with Windows 7, you might even want to wait until it is time for you to buy a new computer. Then you can get Windows 10 already installed. Upgrades can be a hassle. view
How to Make Your PC Safer by Uninstalling Flash Player 11 months 3 weeks ago v.laurie The article is clear that removing or keeping Flash is up to the individual user. It says, "It is time to assess whether you should keep it." If you need it, that's your choice. It's clear that systems without Flash are more secure and the article gives ways to uninstall Flash for those PC owners who decide that they do not need Flash. If you want to keep Flash, that's your decision. view
Free Windows 10 Training Videos 10 months 2 weeks ago v.laurie

Rob, I confess I am puzzled by your request. I have recently written a number of tips about Windows 10. They cover a variety of topics and also include a list of articles to get more information.

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How to Make Your PC Safer by Uninstalling Flash Player 11 months 3 weeks ago v.laurie

If you need to use sites with Flash, then you might want to use a browser that has a plug-in or extension that lets you selectively enable and disable Flash. For example, NoScript for Firefox will let you block Flash except for the specific sites you want to use. There are also a number of general security suggestions in this article that are worth looking at. Also, be sure to update your Flash player every time Adobe releases another security patch.

Added later: Flashblock is another Firefox add-on. 

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How to Get Your Previous System Back After You Have Upgraded to Windows 10 11 months 5 days ago v.laurie I haven't actually done it but I think you should be able to go back to Windows 7 with your system image. You probably have to do it with a bootable USB key or DVD since I suspect the image won't work directly from Windows 10 but I could be wrong. Be sure your PC will recognize whatever medium you are using. Another thing I don't know is how activation will work when you try to downgrade after the 30-day period. Your Windows 7 license is converted to a Windows 10 license when you upgrade. Microsoft licensing is always murky so it is conceivable that you might have to do a telephone activation. view
This Gem Of A Freebie From Microsoft Creates Panoramas From Video Or Stills 12 months 17 hours ago v.laurie

There was an article about this program a few months ago: http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/microsoft-image-composite-editor.html

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What to do if you Reserved a Windows 10 Upgrade but Changed Your Mind 10 months 2 days ago v.laurie The upgrade is certainly optional. As the title says, this article applies only to those who reserved a copy of Windows 10 back in earlier days. If you reserved a copy, Microsoft assumes you want it. If you didn't specifically reserve a copy, you may be nagged to upgrade but nothing will be downloaded unless you agree to it. view
Who Should Upgrade to Windows 10? 11 months 2 weeks ago v.laurie

As I understand it, you don't have to install the upgrade as soon as it is downloaded to your system but can install later. Others are asking similar questions and some answers are at this Microsoft site

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Free Windows 10 for Mac and Linux Users? 1 year 1 week ago v.laurie

In this post, Greg Keizer comments:

Still, the lack of clarity about many questions related to Windows 10 at this late date is disturbing, although not rare for Microsoft. At times the company seems entirely unable to come clean about its policies.
 
Computerworld, for example, installed the 10130 build from a disk image onto a new VM on a Mac -- not as an upgrade from one equipped with Windows 7 or 8.1 -- and although it was marked as "Windows is activated," that may not last.
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12 of the Best Places on the Internet to Get Free Help with Computer Problems 1 year 6 months ago v.laurie A number of the sites given in the article's list have threads for Linux and Macs. Just as one example, Tom's Hardware has a forum, "Linux/Free BSD", with over 33 thousand posts. view
How to Use Disposable Email Addresses and Avoid Spam 3 years 4 months ago v.laurie Thanks for the information. view
The Free Tool RKill Can Help Clean a Malware Infected Computer 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie I prefer that too but many people don't have backups. They should, but they don't. view
Six Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8.1 Update 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie Yes, "Home" takes you to the first icon in the top row. My icons are not always arranged all that orderly and I can get "End" to take me to different icons with slightly different arrangements. People who are tidier than I am probably don't have this problem. view
Easy Way to List the Details of All the Drivers on Your PC 1 year 5 months ago v.laurie Unless you are familiar with drivers, you should probably leave them alone. Drivers have many functions and should be uninstalled only by someone who is knowledgeable about its specific purposes. The yellow icon on a driver in the list created by this utility does not mean the driver should be uninstalled. Added: Here is a little discussion about "kernel mode" http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff554836%28v=vs... view
How to Use Disposable Email Addresses and Avoid Spam 3 years 4 months ago v.laurie In view of the comments here and a check elsewhere, I am removing Gishpuppy. I apologize for putting up a bum recommendation. Thanks to the commenters for the heads-up. view
Easy Way to List the Details of All the Drivers on Your PC 1 year 5 months ago v.laurie For help with questions about individual systems and drivers, please post in our forum for general computer support: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ view
Six Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8.1 Update 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie Crombierob, you aren't the only one confused by the way Microsoft has decided to name things. There are two versions of Windows 8.1 - the original Windows 8.1 and the newer Windows 8.1 Update. It would certainly have been clearer if Windows 8.1 Update had been called Windows 8.2 or 8.1.1 or something like that. In any event, Windows 8.1 Update is different from Windows 8.1. Another unusual thing Microsoft is doing is to give only a limited time for Windows 8.1 to be upgraded to Windows 8.1 Update. For example, see this link: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247520/Microsoft_requires_migrat... view
Fast and Easy Way to Combine Multiple Microsoft Word Documents 12 months 3 days ago v.laurie The only thing I can think of is that your cursor has been placed in the wrong place. view
Firefox and Chrome Browser Extensions that Check for Heartbleed 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie I looked at some sites with the Firefox extension and got no red. I don't know why you are seeing all these red ones. Anybody else have this result? At this time, I do not have a link for a test site. Anybody have one to suggest? view
How to Block Ads on Adblock Plus Paid Whitelist 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie I don't have a copy of IE9 to look at but the procedure is likely to be similar to that for IE11. Maybe someone with IE9 can verify. view
Heartbleed Effect: Passwords You Need to Change Now 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie True discussion is always welcome. Incorrect statements, however, are a different issue. My way of responding to your original point about unpatched sites was to provide information by means of some references. To my way of thinking, that answered your comment. However, if you feel an explicit acknowledgement of your point is necessary, I am happy to say that you had a valid point about those sites that are still unfixed. However, the article's focus was specifically about changing passwords for sites that had patched the problem, as a reading of the Mashable article that was cited would have made clear. You responded with the unfair statement, "Your article advocates updating passwords at infected sites". This is simply not true. view
Three Ways to Easily Access Your Most Recent Documents and Files in Windows 8.x 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie Windows 7 has "Recent Items" in the Start Menu. Also, the first two methods given for Windows 8 work for Windows 7. view
A Superb PC Troubleshooting Tool 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie Also see http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-find-out-which-windows-proce... and this previous article http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/powerful-free-windows-system-too.... view
How to Fix a Very Slow Windows 7 Downloads Folder 1 year 6 months ago v.laurie You can apply settings to all folders of a given type but I don't know of an easy way to apply global folder settings. If anybody knows how, please let us know. view
Heartbleed Effect: Passwords You Need to Change Now 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie Yes, it would be good if everybody had some idea what OpenSSL was and what the bug entails but I wonder if it might not be rather too technical for many people. In any event, I hoped that the FAQ http://heartbleed.com/ given in the previous tip http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-check-if-website-has-been-af... might be helpful to those wishing to know more about the problem. If you would like to write an article about what you think people should know, we always welcome new material. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 3 years 2 months ago v.laurie For repair functions, you just use the disk and follow instructions. view
Metadata in Your Files May Reveal Hidden Personal Information You Didn’t Know About 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie Thanks, Jojo. That is a useful utility to know about. view
How to Fix a Very Slow Windows 7 Downloads Folder 1 year 6 months ago v.laurie I imagine a Registry script could be written that would do some global configuring. view
How to Fix a Very Slow Windows 7 Downloads Folder 1 year 6 months ago v.laurie I am traveling and do not have access to a computer with Windows 7 Home Premium but your User-Downloads folder properties sheet should have a Customize tab. Are you using a different downloads folder from the Users\UserName\Downloads folder? Are you in a restricted account? view
Increase Your Privacy by Turning off the Diagnostics Tracking Service in Windows 7 8 months 3 weeks ago v.laurie This sort of thing always requires administrative privileges but I have added a note to the article as you suggest. view
Heartbleed Effect: Passwords You Need to Change Now 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie What to do about sites that have not yet been patched is a dilemma. I do not personally see a clear-cut solution or easy answers. I think your suggestions are as good as any but it's a personal choice. view
Powerful Free Microsoft Security Tool EMET Now in Version 4.1 Update 2 years 1 month ago v.laurie EMET can certainly cause conflicts with other programs. Do you have anti-malware programs that might be conflicting? Have you checked out the information in http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/windows-emet-v4.html or http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/jj653751 or http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2458544 If you continue to have problems, try posting the details at the forum http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ or you could try Wilder's Security Forum http://www.wilderssecurity.com/ view
Need To Browse The Characters In A Font? Here's How. 1 year 5 months ago v.laurie Also see http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-easily-insert-special-symbol... view
Firefox and Chrome Browser Extensions that Check for Heartbleed 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie I have added a sentence to the article about having to refresh. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 2 years 5 months ago v.laurie We are unable to respond to individual support requests here. Please post details of your query in our forum: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 3 years 4 months ago v.laurie Oaken, you must have a really fast Internet connection! I think it's going to take most people a good deal longer than 6 minutes. view
Excellent Free Media Player VLC Gets Substantial Cross-Platform Update 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie There is a link to a 64-bit 2.2.0 version on this page: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html view
Three Little-Known Windows Accessories that Will Surprise You 2 years 4 months ago v.laurie Do you have Home Premium? view
Excellent Free Media Player VLC Gets Substantial Cross-Platform Update 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie Download the vlc-2.2.0-win64.exe file and run it. It should install as an update to your existing version of VLC. However, some people prefer in general to first uninstall older versions before installing a new one and that is another option. In any event, back up your system first before installing any new software. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie If you have an OEM license, it is only valid for the original equipment. view
Powerful Free Microsoft Security Tool EMET Now in Version 4.1 Update 1 year 9 months ago v.laurie I am certainly sorry to hear that you are having problems. From what you say I don't know what went wrong with your system. Removing it should be in Contriol Panel. Did you back up before installing EMET? Try posting your problem at the Microsoft EMET forum at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/security/en-US/home?forum=emet. You can also try our forum http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ I am not familiar with this tool http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/EMET-99230-program.aspx but you can take a look at it. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie No view
Free Browser Extension that Efficiently Blocks Ads Using Less Memory 1 year 4 months ago v.laurie The extension is now available at Mozilla: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock/ view
Three Little-Known Windows Accessories that Will Surprise You 2 years 4 months ago v.laurie Maybe you have the Home edition. view
Get a New Look on the Windows Desktop with More Interesting and Colorful Cursors 1 year 8 months ago v.laurie Malwarebytes on my system says the program is clean. Winaero is a well-known site. VirusTotal does raise one flag out of 54 scans but these false positives happen. Naturally, if you are uneasy about the program, you should skip it. view
Dandy Dozen of Free Windows Programs that I Install on Every New PC 1 year 9 months ago v.laurie I have had no problems installing and using Belarc on several Windows 8.1 systems. view
Get a New Look on the Windows Desktop with More Interesting and Colorful Cursors 1 year 8 months ago v.laurie CursorFX is not compatible with Windows 8 according to the Stardock site. view
Best Free Digital Photo Organizer 1 year 10 months ago v.laurie Misty27, thanks for the information. This category has no editor at the moment and I am just a caretaker. However, I will change the statement about no portable version. view
Protect Your Online Privacy and Speed up Browsing with Privacy Badger 1 year 8 months ago v.laurie It works for me. view
Protect Your Online Privacy and Speed up Browsing with Privacy Badger 1 year 8 months ago v.laurie Privacy Badger is different. Which of the various add-ons to use is a matter of personal choice. Personally, I still use Adblock Plus. view
Protect Your Online Privacy and Speed up Browsing with Privacy Badger 1 year 7 months ago v.laurie Offhand, I don't know of conflicts with other add-ons but it is always possible. I have tried it on FF with Ghostery, ABP, and No Script all running without noticing any conflicts. On Chrome, I have it and ABP running together. On another subject, there are comments at Mozilla that say Privacy Badger breaks Reddit. I haven't personally looked into this. Privacy Badger is labeled "beta" so problems are always possible. view
Easy Way to Open Safe Mode in Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 1 year 8 months ago v.laurie It's a useful trick and worth knowing about. view
Best Free Search and Replace Utility 1 year 10 months ago v.laurie Thanks for the information. This category is currently without an editor. view
Use This Powerful Microsoft Tool to Provide Better Security for Windows Programs 3 years 1 week ago v.laurie If you click the download link at the reference given in the tip (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39273) you have a choice of both the EMET installation file and a PDF user guide. view
Eight PDF Files You Don’t Want to Open 3 years 1 month ago v.laurie Browser plug-ins and add-ons can have similar vulnerabilities. view
Best Free Technical Support Sites 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie We are unable to respond to individual support requests here. Please post details of your query in our forum: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ view
How to Make Hibernation Work Better on Your PC 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie Being just logged in as administrator isn't sufficient. You have to also specifically run the command line as administrator. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 2 years 3 months ago v.laurie Microsoft seems to be playing games with the Digital River download links for Windows 7 SP1 ISO files.They are back up. This is the second time Microsoft has disabled the links and then restored them. How long the links will continue to work this time, I don't know. view
An Important Disk Cleanup Job after Upgrading to Windows 8.1 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie There are several points to make. First, before any upgrade, you should always make a backup of the whole system. So I would hope you already have a backup. However, if you have plenty of disk space, there is no particular need to delete the file. People with an SSD or a small C: partition are the ones most likely to need the space. As to copying the file to another location, it is a hidden system file and copying such files and then reading them, if necessary, can be tricky. I have not tried doing that. If anybody has experience with that, let us know. view
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 3 years 3 months ago v.laurie Sorry, but we do not provide individual support in the comments. Please post your question in our forum. http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ view
How to Fix an Annoying Windows USB Problem 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie I have Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and it does have "Hardware and Sound" in Control Panel. view
Twelve Things You Need to Know About Internet Privacy 2 years 11 months ago v.laurie If you want to leave a comment or question for chiron, it would be better to place it at one of chiron's articles such as http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-protect-your-online-privacy.htm view
An Important Disk Cleanup Job after Upgrading to Windows 8.1 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie Have you actually tried to do that? The file is a protected system file. view
How to Free Up More Space on Your Hard Drive with the Updated Windows 7 Disk Cleanup 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie It's not a bad idea to run Disk Cleanup every few months. view
A Quick and Easy Way to Run a Program Without Getting the UAC Prompt in Windows 7 and 8 3 years 4 months ago v.laurie Our links do not take you to anything called VisualBee. view
Eight PDF Files You Don’t Want to Open 3 years 1 month ago v.laurie Because of interest, I am now writing a tip on how to disable JavaScript in all the popular free PDF readers. view
How to Create Your Own Custom Windows 8 Start Menu 3 years 3 months ago v.laurie Winkey+X and some other keyboard shortcuts are covered in this previous tip http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/five-key-shortcuts-making-window... view
How to Get Help with Windows 8.1 Upgrade Problems 2 years 6 months ago v.laurie http://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-windows-8-1-help-sticker-notificat... view
An Important Disk Cleanup Job after Upgrading to Windows 8.1 2 years 8 months ago v.laurie Well, that is not what happened on my system. view
How to Print from Your Android Tablet or Smartphone 3 years 1 week ago v.laurie Thanks for the research, bernardz. All I can say is that I got the Google app to work with my Canon MP210 printer. view
Best Free Technical Support Sites 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie Tom's Hardware is a well known site but, as you indicate, it is hardware oriented so not really in the same category as those reviewed here. view
How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk 2 years 2 months ago v.laurie There are a variety of things that could have gone wrong with a download this big. The ISO may be corrupted. The big download can be a pain but did you try downloading another copy of the ISO? As to alternate DVD burning software, many PCs with a DVD drive come with some third-party software and you could try that if you have if you have it. If you continue to have trouble, please post the details of your problem in our forum: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/. view

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