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Forum: Software 25 Jul 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you Mellon Head. "Duplicate Cleaner" -...

Thank you Mellon Head.

"Duplicate Cleaner" - very good.

Download Duplicate Cleaner (http://www.digitalvolcano.co.uk/dcdownloads.html)


-BBDS
Forum: Software 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By boyboyds
Free tool to find duplicate pictures/files.

Hi,

Can anybody recommend a free tools for Windows to find duplicate pictures/files.....?

Thanks,
-BBDS
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By boyboyds
OK, got it, you do not want to reinstall your...

OK, got it, you do not want to reinstall your programs.

-BBDS
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you Barman58, you explained it really well....

Thank you Barman58, you explained it really well.

I do backup data regularly, but the Image is to recover the OS, why would you create it more that once.....?

-BBDS
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you for your reply. When I upgraded...

Thank you for your reply.

When I upgraded from W7 to W10 2 months ago it did not ask me for any key.

I was just wondering if there is a way to ever fresh reload W10 with no sticker key,
does...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jul 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By boyboyds
Lost Microsoft product key

Hi,

I upgraded my HP W7 laptop to W10 and it is running well.
But somehow the sticker with W7 key got removed/lost.
I looked behind the battery - not there either.
Is there a way to recover...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By boyboyds
I thought there were so many additional...

I thought there were so many additional tools/programs installed on the Pro version
that I can get a better performance by using a simpler version of W7.

You answered my question.

Thank you,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By boyboyds
Downgrading Windows 7 from Pro to Home

I have W7 Pro installed. Can I fresh install W7 Home using the existing key....?

I am not a developer and do not need W7 Pro,
also my PC is getting older and it may run better with W7 Home.

...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By boyboyds
It can be installed on a PC, but requires a UEFI...

It can be installed on a PC, but requires a UEFI boot, my old laptop does not have this option.

Turning a crappy old Windows PC into a full-fledged Chromebook with CloudReady | Ars Technica...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By boyboyds
If I decide to load W10 I will use a fresh...

If I decide to load W10 I will use a fresh install, not an upgrade, and will be using W7 key.
I think MS allows to do that.

-BBDS
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you ignatzatsonic for replying. ...

Thank you ignatzatsonic for replying.

Problem got solved after many attempts.......!!!!!!!

I used Rufus-2.9 to create W7 installer and the File System was set to FAT32 by default.
I recreated...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 24,408
Posted By boyboyds
Problem got solved after many...

Problem got solved after many attempts.......!!!!!!!

I used Rufus-2.9 to create W7 installer and the File System was set to FAT32 by default.
I recreated the installer by setting File System to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By boyboyds
Problem while fresh install of W7 home

I have been researching this forum, but cannot find an answer for my issue.

The full story:

I erased W7 Home from older DELL Inspiron 1545 laptop 64-bit, I was trying to Install Chrome OS, but...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 24,408
Posted By boyboyds
I erased W7 Home from older DELL Inspiron 1545...

I erased W7 Home from older DELL Inspiron 1545 laptop 64-bit, I was trying to Install Chrome OS, but failed.
While trying to install Chrome I was able to boot into Chrome from USB flash, but was not...
Forum: Software 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you for your response. I re-installed...

Thank you for your response.

I re-installed it and it is fine now, it probably was some glitch.

Kaspersky free security scan I do not use, it may be outdated, I did not find it very useful. ...
Forum: Software 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By boyboyds
Revo Uninstaller - "Invalid Date Time"

Hi,

I noticed that Revo Uninstaller that I just installed recently (Version 1.9.5.0) has "Invalid Date Time" in the "Installation Date" column for all programs. Tried to Google it - nothing.
...
Forum: Drivers 17 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By boyboyds
I followed the links provided by 'Brink' and...

I followed the links provided by 'Brink' and 'Username' and it looks like all my drivers are up to date.

Thank you,
-BBDS
Forum: Drivers 16 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By boyboyds
DELL drivers

Hi,

I have always had HPs, but this time I got DELL.

HP checks for drivers and BIOS updates and install them if needed.

I cannot find a similar utility on my DELL.

Should I go to...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you Acecool. I was about to drive...

Thank you Acecool.

I was about to drive over, but my uncle called me and said the problem disappeared by itself.

But it will be probably come back at some point.

If it is back, I will:

1....
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
"A cpu cooler not working properly can cause a...

"A cpu cooler not working properly can cause a cpu to overheat in less than a minute."

Well, this excludes my situation because my PC is shutting down after just 3-4 seconds.

-BBDS
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
I am not an expert, but my common sense suggests...

I am not an expert, but my common sense suggests that it takes time for a full size desktop PC to overheat. But if you think that overheating did take place in the first 3 seconds after turning it...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
Temperature....? I do not think overheating...

Temperature....?

I do not think overheating caused the issue, it shuts off immediately after it turns on,
and then goes on and off continuously.

I think I will start with dusting and...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
Based on the system info this PC is from around...

Based on the system info this PC is from around 2010.

I will have to go over and re-seat all the components I can find.

How do I test for faulty Start Button......?

-BBDS
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
Reseat - does it mean unplug and plug back...

Reseat - does it mean unplug and plug back in......?

Thanks,
-BBDS
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By boyboyds
System Info (11 files). Thanks, -BBDS

System Info (11 files).


Thanks,
-BBDS
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