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owen
23 hours ago

I was a little surprised to see Microsoft Word on the Chrome Web Store. Since Office Online is already cloud based, and Word on Chrome will be cloud based,...

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ehtan
23 hours ago

I was looking at an error log on a Windows 7 PC, and one of the notes was that “video memory resources are overutilized, thrashing happening as a result.”...

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Arjun Singh
23 hours ago

It is ok for General use of computers But, what about Windows specific Proprietary softwares/applications. Can we run these applications on Linux (In my...

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PaxProSe
1 week ago

I’m trying to get an Nvidia GeForce GT425M graphics card to work on a Dell XPS L401X running Ubuntu 13.10. Where can I find the proper drivers?

Tags: drivers, NVIDIA, ubuntu |
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Aryton
2 weeks ago

How can I make a folder invisible on Mac OS X? I’m planning a surprise vacation for my girlfriend this summer, and I don’t want her to stumble onto it while...

Tags: mac, OS X, privacy |
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dsheetz
3 weeks ago

Hi,

Every time I click on anything on the Windows 8 Start screen, I end up on the regular desktop. Then I have to reopen the Start screen again if I...

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catamount
5 weeks ago

Asus has shown interest in offering a dual boot Windows/Android laptop. Google is apparently not happy about this. Why would Google oppose it, it would...

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LolaBelle
6 weeks ago

I have suddenly started having error messages pop up telling me that there is “Runtime error R6016. Not enough space for runtime data.” What is causing this...

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merry
9 weeks ago
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Tags: Windows 8 |
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dbrown
11 weeks ago

I decided to apply a firmware password for additional security when I got my new Mac recently. Even more recently, I managed to lose it...

China is working on a Linux operating system that can replace the now-vulnerable Windows XP and protect the country's networking infrastructure.
A notorious Windows leaker dubbed 'Wzor' says Microsoft will issue yet another update to Windows 8.1 later this year, evidence of an even-faster acceleration in the company's development tempo.
Apple today followed Microsoft in opening up pre-release, or beta, versions of its personal computer operating system to all comers.
It's more about stability than new features, but still begins a new era for Ubuntu.
Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.
But the more Microsoft pushes change, the more enterprises will resist.
'Triple-handshake attack' threat quashed in update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion, and iOS 7.
Two years ago, Microsoft's Kinect for Windows literally opened the PC's eyes. And now Microsoft researchers are teaching it to see.
Microsoft will reportedly debut its revamped Start menu--along with a free, cloud-based version of Windows--this fall.
Mobile office suite Polaris Office now offers a cloud option for storing your documents. But in all the metrics that matter--price, privacy, and functionality--you'd be better served by passing it by.
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