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    Linux does have some software that allows you to...

    Linux does have some software that allows you to run many Windows programs. What did you use to write your Windows software?

    On your command line method for changing file associations, that may...
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    Have you actually tested the Command Prompt file...

    Have you actually tested the Command Prompt file association change on Windows 11? If not please post any links where you saw that this was not working.

    Link I found:
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    If you have to have an internet connection to log...

    If you have to have an internet connection to log on to Windows 11 every time, then laptops would be useless with Windows 11. It is only during setup that you need a connection. Personally, I would...
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    Possibly useful links: ...

    Possibly useful links:

    https://bootpanic.com/meaning-of-the-tilde-in-registry-values-for-compatibility-mode-in-windows-8/
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    That workaround may not work in the future: ...

    That workaround may not work in the future:

    https://www.pcmag.com/news/installing-windows-11-pro-to-require-internet-connection-microsoft-account
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  6. Thread: HP 4050 driver

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    Maximum USB cable length (without a hub) is 14...

    Maximum USB cable length (without a hub) is 14 feet. That would include your parallel to USB cable length.
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    One other issue with Windows 11 Home and possibly...

    One other issue with Windows 11 Home and possibly in the future Pro will require a Microsoft account to set it up, at least with a new installation. It might be worthwhile to get a Windows 11 Pro...
  8. Thread: HP 4050 driver

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    Possibly useful link: ...

    Possibly useful link:

    https://superuser.com/questions/1504813/printer-driver-was-not-installed-when-trying-to-install-hp-laserjet-4050-tn-dr
  9. Firefox beta for Android link: ...

    Firefox beta for Android link:

    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/channel/android/
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    If you are using a Quadro P2000 video card, that...

    If you are using a Quadro P2000 video card, that probably has DisplayPort connections on it. Check yours to make sure. You would want a monitor that supports DisplayPort input, or whatever your...
  11. Thread: Monitor died?

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    Does that monitor have a power brick type of...

    Does that monitor have a power brick type of power supply, or is the power supply built into the monitor itself, and it just has a standard power cord? A replacement power brick should be relatively...
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    Possibly useful links: ...

    Possibly useful links:

    https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-file-sharing-windows-10/

    https://www.isunshare.com/windows-10/guide-on-how-to-set-up-file-sharing-over-a-network-on-windows-10.html...
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    You can run scans with your antivirus software...

    You can run scans with your antivirus software and Malwarebytes.

    I assume that you have changed your compromised passwords already.

    To verify that an email came from the sender it says it came...
  14. Thanks for the update.

    Thanks for the update.
  15. I assume you are referring to a RAID array of...

    I assume you are referring to a RAID array of disks. If that is correct, what drives are you using, and what RAID Controller (or motherboard, if it is an onboard controller) are you using?
  16. If you cannot get the power management settings...

    If you cannot get the power management settings to show up so you can disable turning off the hardware to save power, you may not be able to fix the issue.

    I am assuming that this is a desktop...
  17. Hard to say with just that error message to go...

    Hard to say with just that error message to go on. Your ISP should have the correct IP address settings posted on their help site somewhere.

    When you get the error, open a Command Prompt window...
  18. Thread: What the heck!

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    It could be a graphics issue. I would check for...

    It could be a graphics issue. I would check for a driver update first. Make a backup before installing updates. See if there is a heatsink for the onboard graphics chip. If you have a spare video...
  19. VPNs are banned in Russia, as are burner phones....

    VPNs are banned in Russia, as are burner phones.

    In the Ukraine, cell phone signals can still be intercepted by any Russians in the area.
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    I would not throw the card away until I had...

    I would not throw the card away until I had determined if it is bad. To do that, remove the card and attach the drive to a different SATA to USB converter, and then see if it works.
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    You would have had to convert the disk from MBR...

    You would have had to convert the disk from MBR to GPT to use the additional 2GB. That is what Diskpart would have done for you if you got one 4GB partition.
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    The main thing to remember with an SSD is that...

    The main thing to remember with an SSD is that you need to have regular (daily or at least weekly) backups. When they go bad, you do not get any warning, they are just toast, so you need an image...
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    Memory usage is one reason why I build new...

    Memory usage is one reason why I build new systems with a minimum of 16GB of RAM, and use 32GB or 64GB if they can accept that much. Software bloat will only increase over time, unfortunately.
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    Update coming: ...

    Update coming:

    https://www.techrepublic.com/article/thunderbird-102-looks-to-reinvent-the-open-source-email-client/
  25. Thanks for the update. Yes, the update to 21H2...

    Thanks for the update. Yes, the update to 21H2 can take a long time to complete.
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