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Windows 10 Adventure: Upgrade from Win7

Today I performed my first hands-on upgrade of a client’s Win7 machine to Win10. Most of the time it should just adopt the Win7 license, but this one was hacked, so it required a new key. It was about $2 … Continue reading

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Trends, Not Predictions

This is not meant to predict the future, but to point out the current drift. Things have changed a lot in the past year, and will likely keep changing. I once predicted that Microsoft would jump the shark and could … Continue reading

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Win10 Adventures: Hardware Error Code 3000040

If you are the kind of person who checks event logs, you may run across something that uses these terms — LiveKernelEvent Code: 3000040 I spotted this in the Reliability Monitor. If you search via the Win10 menu, it will … Continue reading

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Windows Has Its Place

Did you really think I was a Linux zealot for life? I used Linux a lot during a period of time when it served my calling. I still use it, particularly the bootable DVD version that allows me to fix … Continue reading

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Cranking with Windows

I was playing with Win8 on an older system. At one point I logged into my Outlook account. Suddenly the system itself changed my login and instituted a password without telling me what it was; it was an identity I … Continue reading

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Windows Dead Mail

Sometime early this year, Microsoft phased out support for Windows Live Mail, their free email client. In a silent update, all mail accounts were switched from POP3 to IMAP. Your collected old mails didn’t go anywhere, and you could still … Continue reading

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VA Policy: Access Denied Veterans Running Linux

Can I get some help from someone with more expertise? I can code HTML on the fly, but I don’t mess with scripting; I have no use for it. Yes, I know my blogs have scripting, but someone else handles … Continue reading

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