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    Confusion over Win 10 license & product keys

    I really don't know. It was like 4 years ago probably, and I don't remember such a detail at all. It's definitely the Education edition. Which I would only be able to get if I somehow used the software I got from my university. *** I would absolutely love to just leave Laptop 1 as it is...
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    Confusion over Win 10 license & product keys

    Background: I had a desktop PC and a laptop--call it Laptop 1--that both had Win 7 on it. (However, a Win 8.1 disc was included with Laptop 1 because Win 8 had been released already but Dell offered the option of having 7 preinstalled.) Several years ago, I bought a Win 10 Edu license from my...
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    Win7 extended support ending soon - any options?

    Can't you just contact those software vendors to verify for sure if you can transfer the software to Win 10? If you cannot, why not use dual boot? Leave win 7 for only those times when you have to use the software that can't be transferred, and boot into Win 10 for all other use cases.
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    Laptop "sees" much weaker WiFi than phone & other laptop right next to it -- why and what to do?

    Ah, I totally forgot about this! Thanks for the suggestion. Googling "wifi power settings" yields this page, which suggests that the power settings may make a noticeable difference with WiFi performance. Although I do not have a Killer wireless adapter, the page is helpful as a general guide. I...
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    Laptop "sees" much weaker WiFi than phone & other laptop right next to it -- why and what to do?

    Background: I'm temporarily living in a dorm in Germany because I'm on a fellowship. The internet situation here is atrocious; they don't provide WiFi in the dorms for some reason. I found a neighbor who lives on the floor below me who bought service from an ISP, and was willing to share her...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    Oh, I'm pretty sure that's what happened to me, too! I randomly stumbled on the site when they first came back up (pure coincidence because I haven't been doing any torrenting in a long time), and registration was open. I signed up with a username and p/w, and even recorded it among my saved...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    Yes and no. Yes because there's a web page called Demonoid with the exact same look--colors, logo, everything--as before. No because all their old data has been lost. So all the previous accounts are gone, and so are all the torrents, if I understood correctly. They're starting again from...
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    Anyone have a Demonoid invite?

    I don't know if the respawned Demonoid is any good, but that used to be basically my only source of torrents, years ago. I'd like to have an account again since all the old data was lost.
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    Why did "solutions" to prevent websites from blocking paste stop working?

    I just discovered that I cannot paste account info when trying to add a bank account for my Discover credit card account. I tried it with both Firefox and Pale Moon (a fork of FF). In FF I have the "Don't Fuck With Paste" extension. I added a rule to the extension so that it becomes active on...
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    Anyone know of a good keyboard cleaner?

    I'm looking at getting a device for cleaning keyboards--either laptop or desktop. There's a bunch of junky-looking little USB vacuums out there, and most of them don't look convincing. Especially if it's USB powered, doesn't seem like that would generate enough power to accomplish much. Does...
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    Follow up question. If uninstall all the items and then turn it off in the BIOS, at which point should I turn it back on again? My objective is to do a "fresh" install of everything related to Bluetooth.
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    Oh. No I did not, I didn't know about this. Thanks for that info. What about peripheral BT devices? Like, for example, my old phone is on the list but I don't use it anymore. That also reappears in the list after I uninstalled it.... Why?
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    Why are there so many Bluetooth devices in Device Manager and why can't I remove them??

    I'm having incredibly annoying Bluetooth problems with my Yoga Book--which by the way, is a piece of trash of a computer: highly not recommended, mostly because of (as far as I can tell) Lenovo's utter lack of providing driver and other support for this model. Anyway, I tried updating the...
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