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    Afrikaans spell checker

    Hello everyone I am looking for a Afrikaans spell check for Windows 10, Office 2013. I downloaded WSpel, but (1) they do not have instructions for Windows 10 - and the Windows 8 instructions do not work. (2) When I completed the entire instruction, my system crashed and the spell check did not...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft releases old-school file manager for Windows 10

    Microsoft releases old-school file manager for Windows 10 Microsoft has released the original Windows File Manager as a Windows 10 app on the Microsoft Store. The application was released as an open-source project in 2018 and is now available to download.
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    Installing windows 10 basic on windows 7 professional laptop

    Hi I recently reinstalled windows 10 on my 64bit laptop new ssd drive. I backed up drive C and performed a clean install on the ssd. Now I have another laptop, it runs windows 7 professional 32 bit, I am thinking of installing the backed up 64 bit drive C on the windows 7 Pro laptop, will this...
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    Hard drive being detected as USB ?

    My laptop recently started giving me issues and I had to reinstall Windows after wiping the drive. However, for some reason the updates for windows do not want to install due to it reading the hard drive as a USB drive instead of a hard drive. I had a similar issue with a different machine about...
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    Connect to Telkom Mobile using built-in modem on Windows 10?

    Hi I have a laptop with a built-in HSPA modem and SIM card slot. It is running Windows 10 Pro 64 bit (v. 1803). When the SIM card is inserted, Windows is able to detect the Telkom Mobile network in the network menu that opens from the system tray. It shows "TelkomSA (HSDPA)" and...
  6. GeorgeAF

    Repurposes Hard Drives

    I had an HP Pavilion 360X convertible laptop running on Windows 10. It was a great laptop/notebook. I say it was because it recently just stopped working. I am trying to repurpose it's hard drive into a multimedia drive as it had lots of movies and music. My question is, if I get the 2'5...
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    Windows, Office and AntiVirus software licenses

    Having issues with your Windows or Office software that keeps on asking you for a license? I'm running a promotion on Windows, Office and AntiVirus software licenses! Windows 10 PRO @ R999 Windows 10 Home @ R979 Office 2016 PRO @ R1099 Email us on o.giesel@gmail.com or contact 074 792 7995...
  8. Jamie McKane

    How to find your Windows 10 key - and check if it is legitimate

    How to find your Windows 10 key - and check if it is legitimate A MyBroadband reader recently contacted us with a Windows 10 issue - he could not change his background wallpaper. While most PC users would laugh at a call for help in this case, further investigation revealed a more complex problem.
  9. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 sends your usage data to Microsoft even after you disable monitoring

    Windows 10 sends your usage data to Microsoft even after you disable monitoring Windows 10 is reportedly continuing to collect app usage data despite the activity history feature being disabled by users. Users on Reddit have complained that despite disabling the activity history option in...
  10. Jamie McKane

    How to generate a detailed battery report in Windows 10

    How to generate a detailed battery report in Windows 10 Windows 10 has a built-in tool which allows you to inspect the health of your laptop's battery. As detailed by Softpedia, laptop users can make use of an integrated feature to generate a detailed battery report, potentially identifying...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 to get redesigned icons

    Windows 10 to get redesigned icons Microsoft is planning a major overhaul of its Windows 10 icons along with changing the icons for its Office Suite. The company unveiled its new icons for Office 365 applications earlier this week, but this is just the beginning of the icon redesign for...
  12. Jamie McKane

    The alternatives to Windows 10 if you are tired of broken updates

    The alternatives to Windows 10 if you are tired of broken updates Microsoft's Windows operating system remains the most popular in the world and will probably retain this position for the foreseeable future. Despite this, the latest version of Windows is not without its flaws.
  13. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft working with Google on Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM

    Microsoft working with Google on Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM Google is being assisted by Microsoft as it works to bring Google Chrome to Microsoft's Windows 10 on ARM platform, 9to5Google reports. This move comes as Windows 10 tries to catch up with other operating systems regarding support...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Forget dark mode - Windows 10 launches "light mode"

    Forget dark mode - Windows 10 launches "light mode" Microsoft has announced that it is adding a light theme to its Windows 10 operating system. Dark themes have become popular options on a variety of operating systems, including macOS Mojave, and Windows 10 previously implemented its own dark...
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    Windows 10 perpetually slow on laptop

    My personal laptop is perpetually slow to start programs, to start windows, to login and get going, and get lots of not responding messages. I did a fresh reinstall of Windows 10 from the ISO but to no avail. Should my machine be this slow? Specs: i3 4th gen mobile cpu (4300U I think); 4 gigs...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Why Windows 10 October update deleted user files

    Why Windows 10 October update deleted user files Microsoft has provided details on its Windows 10 October 2018 update and the issues which caused the software to delete users' files. "We have fully investigated all reports of data loss, identified and fixed all known issues in the update, and...
  17. Jamie McKane

    How to get your deleted files back after Windows 10 update

    How to get your deleted files back after Windows 10 update Multiple warnings to Windows users not to download the latest update for Windows 10 were posted online in recent days. The Windows 10 October 2018 update is reportedly deleting users’ personal files after it is installed, and Microsoft...
  18. Jamie McKane

    5 ways to speed up your Windows 10 PC

    5 ways to speed up your Windows 10 PC Windows 10 is a heavily-optimised operating system and boasts better performance across a wider variety of devices than previous versions of Windows. However, Windows machines have a habit of slowing down over time due to a variety of factors - both...
  19. Jamie McKane

    The best way to kill bugs after a big Windows 10 update

    The best way to kill bugs after a big Windows 10 update Windows updates can bring great new features and performance improvements, but they can also cause problems for PC users. The updates are tested by Microsoft before they are pushed to consumers, but no software is perfect on every...
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    Hackers can summon Cortana to break into Windows 10 PCs

    Hackers can summon Cortana to break into Windows 10 PCs
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