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    Quick ?

    Thanks guys. That's what I thought it's tied to the motherboard. I just wanted to be sure before I screwed up an activated install.
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    Quick ?

    Hey everyone. I plan to update the CPU on a Win10 MSI B450M motherboard. Am I going to have problems with the Win10 activation?
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM CD-KEY GLOBAL $15.30 (Save 69%) @scdkey

    I purchased one today. It installed and activated just fine.
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    Anyone research SFF cases for APU (NO GPU)?

    Here is what I have been using for my ITX systems without GPU's .https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9TW4BY2636
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    blu-ray player that can stream from network shares

    I just picked up the LG BP550. I have it streaming full bluray rips from my server without a hitch. I had to install a program called media share on the server. you can download it from LG website.
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    Looking for a case

    Hey everyone, As the title says I am looking for a case for my nephew who works as a recreational vehicle tech. The case is located in the repair shop. As you can imagine the environment is extremely dusty and dirty. looking for a case with air filters which are also easy to clean. It also needs...
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    Looking for a case

    Your right about post it case mod gallery. I didn't mean to put it there. Thanks for the suggestion though.
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    Looking for a case

    Hey everyone, As the title says I am looking for a case for my nephew who works as a recreational vehicle tech. The case is located in the repair shop. As you can imagine the environment is extremely dusty and dirty. looking for a case with air filters which are also easy to clean. It also needs...
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    Cleaning the bloat from Windows 10

    I would Like this post to be a sticky. I think there are many people who would like to get rid of apps. I have 8 computers and/or laptops which I will probable upgrade over the next year. It would be handy if it were a sticky for future reference.
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    So maybe I don't want Windows 10

    Yah I do have a NVidia in that machine. It's one of my Linux machines. I slapped. another hard drive in it and unplugged the other drive to install Win10 on. So your saying their is a problem with NVidia drivers?
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    So maybe I don't want Windows 10

    I can agree with you on the eye strain. you seem to be able to adjust the font size for everything, but what's displayed on the web page. yes I know you have the handy dandy zoom function. Problem is it leaves some pages okay while other are either huge. I tried the option I used in Win7 of...
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    So maybe I don't want Windows 10

    Okay on day 2 of using Win 10. As I investigate trying to figure out how to do everything I want to do. I'm starting to feel a little better about it. A few things I still don't like: All MS apps already installed, Being tied to having an MSN Live account, MS's ability to collect data. Bouncing...
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    So maybe I don't want Windows 10

    I downloaded the preview last night. After install, and using it for several hours now I hate it. I will be removing the update from the 2 computers I was going to allow to update. I will continue to use the preview until it expires to see if I can learn to get use to it. If not I will run my...
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    Windows 10

    Thanks for the reply. That's pretty much what I was thinking. I think I need to download a copy of the trial Win10 to see if it's something I can live with. If not I will run my Win7 until no longer supported. I might eventually be putting Linux on those computers after that. I currently have...
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    Windows 10

    I have a quick question about the upgrade to windows 10. If I do the windows 10 upgrade download when available will it invalidate my Win7 key for that machine? I have 3 HTPC's I already know I will not be upgrading. They are strictly for watching the media I have on my server. When I purchased...
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