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Forum: News 16 Hours Ago
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Posted By townsbg
That's applying 2008 updates on Vista. However...

That's applying 2008 updates on Vista. However 2008 R2 goes out of support on the same day as 7 so that won't be applicable to 7.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By townsbg
Try shift+2.

Try shift+2.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,483
Posted By townsbg
Yes it can. I've installed it on my 8.1 VM.

Yes it can. I've installed it on my 8.1 VM.
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,238
Posted By townsbg
In terms of renting it I'm speculating about end...

In terms of renting it I'm speculating about end users having to fork out money yearly or even monthly or you lose the ability to use it kind of like office 365. That's unprecedented. Previously you...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,238
Posted By townsbg
I also suspect that M$ is heading somewhere that...

I also suspect that M$ is heading somewhere that will at the very least be controversial. If it isn't everything in the cloud or selling our stats, it could be renting the OS and/or showing ads...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By townsbg
I checked the manual and it only shows integrated...

I checked the manual and it only shows integrated USB 2.0 ports. You can get a USB 3.0 card with internal ports such as this one.
4 Port PCIE PCI-e to USB 3.0 (2 x Type A+ 20 Pin Internal) Expansion...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,483
Posted By townsbg
Classic shell isn't being updated anymore due to...

Classic shell isn't being updated anymore due to all of the changes that M$ makes. Classic Shell • View topic - Classic Shell no longer in development. Source code released...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By townsbg
Many of the supporters here really only use 7....

Many of the supporters here really only use 7. This is a question best posted in our 10 forums. Windows 10 Help Forums (https://www.tenforums.com/)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,483
Posted By townsbg
I'm thinking of going to 8.1 or 2012 R2 when 7 is...

I'm thinking of going to 8.1 or 2012 R2 when 7 is discontinued but I'm not sure how soon after. I think that I can stand either with classic shell but I will miss the look and feel of 7.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By townsbg
I don't think that 7 has built in drivers for USB...

I don't think that 7 has built in drivers for USB 3.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By townsbg
Does the manufacturer have drivers?

Does the manufacturer have drivers?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By townsbg
I would check the capacitors. How to check your...

I would check the capacitors. How to check your desktop computer for failed capacitors...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By townsbg
The purpose of the smart test isn't to tell you...

The purpose of the smart test isn't to tell you what's wrong or if something is wrong but that something is up and could be wrong. To determine if something is wrong you need to download the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By townsbg
Maybe this will help. S.M.A.R.T. -...

Maybe this will help.



S.M.A.R.T. - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T).
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 3,776
Posted By townsbg
If you accessed the files from the other system...

If you accessed the files from the other system then your ID was added automatically. 7 can't see your actual account's name on 10. It's the same thing on 10. Each install of Windows can only see...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 3,776
Posted By townsbg
There are 2 possibilities for that. Either that...

There are 2 possibilities for that. Either that references an account that has since been deleted or is was to grant a user on another install of windows access to your files. Having a dual boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By townsbg
I would try disk management. Without more...

I would try disk management. Without more information that's all I can offer. How to Open Disk Management in Windows (https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-open-disk-management-2626080)
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By townsbg
Please explain exactly what you did and post the...

Please explain exactly what you did and post the guide that you used.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 4,288
Posted By townsbg
So what are you going to do if you start losing...

So what are you going to do if you start losing your files or have programs corrupted? What if Windows starts blue screening? Just take the extra time to close your programs. It'll save a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 4,288
Posted By townsbg
That message is a way to give programs a change...

That message is a way to give programs a change to close gracefully and possibly save you lost data. The only work around that I know of is to close everything before a reboot or shutdown. Forceful...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By townsbg
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting...

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions (https://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/234159-windows-genuine-activation-issue-posting-instructions.html)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By townsbg
The official language of this forum is english....

The official language of this forum is english. KB4954518is is a rollup from december so I suspect that it has been superseded. I don't have any other suggestions. Maybe someone else will.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 3,190
Posted By townsbg
Perhaps this will be easier. Manually Restore the...

Perhaps this will be easier. Manually Restore the Registry From its Backup in Windows (Windows 7 / Vista)...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 3,190
Posted By townsbg
It sounds like your registry was corrupted or the...

It sounds like your registry was corrupted or the keys associated with your profiles where deleted. I suggest that you use the fourth method from this tutorial to recover it from a backup. 5 Ways To...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By townsbg
Have you tried the manual downloads?

Have you tried the manual downloads?
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