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    Policeman walks up to speeder instead of drivers license "never mind I've got BING"

    Hello Nebraska, Appreciate your viewpoint. Take Care: B.
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    Policeman walks up to speeder instead of drivers license "never mind I've got BING"

    Information Age This is the information age, yes. Using a credit or debit card, a drivers license. Application to any school. Any type of coupon used. Every bit of information is sold. No company or gov. complies with privacy standards. My opinion after researching " my family history".
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    Interesting issue

    Hello; Visited the Dell Q and A site. There are a couple of posters with the same problem. They have 60GB "c" partition and 400GB "d" partition. No solutions listed. Others have a small "d" recovery partition. All listed with the Dell Studio 1569. Check if the two laptops have Recovery Disc. If...
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    Help with new build

    Reinstalling Windows 7 upgrade without installing XP or Vista. Saturday, 22 January 2011 23:23 Here is a a nifty little trick that Microsoft themselves built into the Windows 7 Upgrade disc, it contains the full version of the OS, all Upgrade discs do, this will work for Vista too. It's called...
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    SOLVED Upgrade to 64bit

    Reinstalling Windows 7 upgrade without installing XP or Vista. Saturday, 22 January 2011 23:23 Here is a a nifty little trick that Microsoft themselves built into the Windows 7 Upgrade disc, it contains the full version of the OS, all Upgrade discs do, this will work for Vista too. It's called...
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    OpenOffice now called LibreOffice

    http://www.openoffice.org/ http://www.libreoffice.org/ OpenOffice.org group split in two, both groups working with the product. Producing separate results and updates.
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    just bought windows 7 but machine is too old

    Hello, If you do not mind using "E-Bay", most of the computers for sale are without OS. New,refurbished and used. Look for sellers that have a couple of years selling and a 98% or better record. Prices start around $150.00 U.S.
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    User Accounts

    http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/220753/windows_7_godmode_tips_tricks_tweaks.html The above may be of use. I keep a "Master Folder" short cut on the task bar. Old link but may help with the ...
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    User Accounts

    Hello; Hope this imformation is of some use. This is from:MS-MVP - Elephant Boy Computers , General Recommendations For Setting Up Users In Windows 7: You absolutely do not want to have only one user account. Like XP, Vista and all other modern operating systems, Windows 7 is a multi-user...
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    SOLVED Windows 7 is taking up about 70 gig of space

    You can check System Restore to aquire more space. The below may be of some use. My Digital Life <http://www.mydigitallife.info> In System Properties’ System Protection tab, there will be a Protection Settings section. Select a drive and click on Configure button to change the parameters related...
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    Win7 SP1

    Yes: Downloaded the SP1 update from Microsoft update site, appox. 89MB. After the install the CPU had a 40 to 60 % use. Took 30 minutes to find problem. .Net Framework 4.0 was running, could not stop. Had to remove .Net Framework 4.0 and reboot. Reinstalled .Net Framework 4.0, without problem...
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    SOLVED How To Slipstream Windows 7 SP1 Into Installation DVD ISO

    Hello: Windows7 x64bit Home Premium (3GB). Windows7 SP1 (903MB). Slipstream using http://www.rt7lite.com/ (RTSe7enLite). Just what is listed above, no extra items slipstreamed. Finish product: 3.62GB. I believe the 32 bit will be smaller. Hope this is of some use.
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    Windows 7 SP1 RTM due on Feb 16 for MSDN customers

    Hello, Thank you for replying. I believe Windows7 SP1 .ISO was presented by http://www.thewindowsclub.com/, on 01/16/2011. I believe it was issued for one day. The .ISO could have come from another site, as I do a lot of downloading, but I believe the above site is correct. I used...
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    Windows 7 SP1 RTM due on Feb 16 for MSDN customers

    Thank you for the information and the reply. I have a basic procedure. 1. Download the SP ISO. 2. Slipstream the SP. 3. Wait for Microsoft update site to install on the computers.
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    Windows 7 SP1 RTM due on Feb 16 for MSDN customers

    Hello; Is Windows7 SP1 RTM the same file that was available in mid-January? I noticed KB976932 & 903MB is the same listed as in February.
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