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  1. New machine time...Windows10 i7 mach. recommendations?

    Windows Computing
    ...time for a new machine. Have been looking at the Dell XPS 8930 VR series machine which includes, XPS case, i7 9th gen., 16 gig RAM & 512mb SSD with 2 Terabyte HDD for data, with an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 6GB GDDR6 - Dell is charging $1799 Cdn (as of Nov. 1st, 2019). Are there folks...
  2. Kobo Original eReader unrecognized by computer

    New Member Forum - Introductions
    Hello, I recently inherited a Kobo Original (or K1), model number N416. It's tethered, and therefore dependent on its connectability with my computer. I plugged it into my windows 10, and downloaded Kobo desktop. The reader displays a page that says it is plugged in, and that the light will...
  3. Get The Best of Black Friday Deals

    Industry News
    Tis’ the season and Black Friday, the major US sale-shopping day, is coming this week, with the arrival of American Thanksgiving. While Canada will have its own version of Black Friday deals, often times the biggest savings can be found south of the border, if you are near enough to cross it...
  4. Windows 10 to Be Released July 29

    Industry News
    Microsoft today announced that the hotly anticipated Windows 10 will be available for download on July 29. As previously reported, Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to those using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. This iteration of Windows brings back the beloved Start menu, which was...
  5. Just A Dream

    Bell Satellite TV
    Had a dream last night that Bell allowed the networking of my two receivers on my windows home computer network with full read and write abilities!:p
  6. Bluestacks Runs Android Apps on a PC

    Windows Computing
    Bluestacks plans to soon start offering technology that will let PC users run Android apps on their laptops and desktops. The company, which expects to announce OEM partners next week and a partnership with Citrix on Thursday, has developed its own virtualization technology that runs a full...
  7. Acer`s Windows based tablet computer in Canada in late June

    Industry News
    Acer America said today that its Iconia Tab W500, a 10.1-inch tablet running Microsoft Windows 7, is now available for sale now in the United States and will be available in Canada sometime in June. Powered by an AMD C-50 processor, features of the new device include: a 1280x800 multi-touch...
  8. Internet Explorer 9 available March 14th

    Industry News
    Internet Explorer 9, the next version of the world’s most popular browser will launch next Monday March 14th. Downloads will be available beginning at 9am Pacific time. Microsoft has been testing the product for the last year through the release of a public beta and public release candidate...
  9. Unable to search attachments in windows live mail 2011

    Windows Computing
    I am unable to search attachments in windows live mail 2011 using the windows 7 search. I am able to search the contents of emails but not the contents of attachments within the email. I have the indexing switched on the folder where the window live mail is storing the .eml files. I have the...
  10. Internet Explorer 9 RC now available for download

    Windows Computing
    Microsoft today announced the RC version of Internet Explorer 9 web browser for Windows Vista and Windows 7 is now available for download. The Release Candidate (RC) is an update to the beta version which was released last September and is the last milestone before the production release of...
  11. Internet Explorer 9 RC now available for download

    Industry News
    Microsoft today announced the RC version of Internet Explorer 9 web browser for Windows Vista and Windows 7 is now available for download. The Release Candidate (RC) is an update to the beta version which was released last September and is the last milestone before the production release of the...
  12. Internet Explorer 9: An Early Look

    Windows Computing
    We finally got to take an early version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 browser engine out for a spin. In early testing, IE9 impresses. Take a look at speed results and it still falls well behind Opera and Chrome. I simply couldn't imagine any reason to move back to IE.
  13. Microsoft fixes Excel and Movie Maker security flaws

    Industry News
    Microsoft this week released its monthly security patch which addresses a number of significant vulnerabilities including serious security flaws with Windows Movie Maker and Microsoft Excel. In addition, the company warned that a remote-code execution flaw in versions six and seven of Internet...
  14. Biggest Windows Bloopers

    Windows Computing
    On the eve before Microsoft tries to redeem itself after years of disappointments, CNN reports on the stunning failures leading up to this day. From Windows 98, to Windows Me, to Media Centre Edition to the colossal sinkhole called Vista, this retrospective reminds us not to expect too much...
  15. Recommendation for electric heater type?

    Home Fix-up (Appliances, HVAC & Power Tools)
    I am in the process of evaluating whether to keep the baseboard heater I have, or whether to replace it with another electric radiator solution: I live in an apartment which has 'French Windows' (sliding door windows), which gives onto a balcony. There are two baseboard heaters, on either side...
  16. Windows Home Server PP3 update delayed

    Industry News
    In June of this year, Digital Home Canada sat down with members of the Microsoft Home Server team who gave us an in-depth preview of the new features consumers can expect in Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 (WHS PP3). At the time, Microsoft promised that consumers would be able to download and...
  17. How to get TV guide for subchannel in windows MCE

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Windows MCE TV channel guide only download the analogue channels, then map them to digital channels. In Toronto, PBS digital has 3 channels: 17-1, 17-2, 17-3. MCE only download the analogue channel 17, which is exactly the same in digital 17-2. But I don't know how to get the TV guide for 17-1...
  18. Microsoft Leaks Windows 7 (Alpha) Details to Media

    Windows Computing
  19. Internet Explorer 8 (Beta)

    Windows Computing
    Downloaded the Internet Explorer 8 Beta. Boy was that a was totally unstable on my computer eventhough I did meet the requirements for the new browser. Played with it for a day or so but found it very frustrating. The biggest problem was trying to get rid of it and...
  20. VMWare Virtualization Software gets an update - Fusion 2.0

    Apple Computing
    Virtualization software developers, VMWare has released an updated version of its VMFusion software that allows Mac users to run a virtual Windows or Linux machine on their Intel based Macs.