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    Mounting ISO files in Windows 8

    I used to be able to mount ISO files as a virtual DVD-ROM on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro. Now on my DELL XPS 15, there is no such option. Whatever software was on the Lenovo, it seemed to be part of Windows 8, as I had not installed anything like DAEMON Tools on it. Can anyone confirm if mounting ISOs...
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    What version of Windows was current when .NET Framework 3.5 was released?

    Thanks a lot, guys! This helps so much!!
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    What version of Windows was current when .NET Framework 3.5 was released?

    I understand that, but during the installation of programs like CorelDraw and SolidWorks it is notifying me that .NET 3.5 is required to complete the installation process. Then when I try to install .NET 3.5, I'm told that installation cannot proceed because .NET 4 is already on my system. The...
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    What version of Windows was current when .NET Framework 3.5 was released?

    I need to use a version of Windows that does not force me to use a version of .NET that's newer than 3.5 when trying to run software like CorelDraw and SolidWorks, both of which are asking for 3.5 Windows 8.1 does not allow me to install .NET 3.5
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    Best Usenet/Newsgroups Service?

    After taking a break from newsgroups for a number of years and getting what I needed via torrents, I'm considering going back now. What's the best Usenet service? Giganews? Looking for recommendations. Thanks.
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    iTunes question - What format are the digital downloads?

    I have a noob iTunes question. I am about to buy some albums. What format am I downloading? MP3 files? A propietary Apple format that only iPods and iPhones can read? Just wondering what I'm paying for.
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    What the heck is Bonjour, and do I need it?

    I see Bonjour got added when I installed Quicktime. What is it?
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    Software emulating Nvidia or ATI graphics card

    The new version of Autodesk's Mudbox requires an Nvidia Quadro or AMD/ATI FirePro series graphics card. I'd like to run it on an Acer Aspire S7 laptop, but it only has Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics. Is there software that can emulate the required graphics card that would allow Mudbox to run?
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    What's the difference between Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro?

    What's the difference between Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro? Just wondering because Windows 8 is $40 bucks cheaper.
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    I don't understand the appeal of small Tablets PCs

    After trying one out for a couple weeks along with some tablet accessories, I don't understand their appeal over a nice touchscreen Ultrabook. Ultrabooks are thinner, have better keyboards, bigger screens, better design, just better all around. Why would I want this? When I can have this?
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    ASUS ZenBook Touch U500VZ

    It's time to upgrade to a new laptop. I've chosen the ASUS ZenBook Touch U500VZ. http://zenbook.asus.com/zenbook/?c=u500vz The problem is no one sells the darn thing. It was supposedly released last fall. I found the Microsoft store is selling something that seems to match it...
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    IE favorites being sorted alphabetically, daily, instead of by time added

    Internet Explorer USED to sort my favorites by time added. Now, for whatever reason, each day, they're sorted alphabetically. Not sure why it changed, but It's really annoying. Any idea how to change this? I hope it's not a permanent feature from some Windows update.
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    Performance lag caused by slow network connection

    Very strange thing happened. I took my laptop over to my friend's place who has wireless internet. My laptop would not work over there either, which ruled out my ISP back home being the problem. I left it over there turned on for about 3 days. I did a restart and it said it was configuring an...
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    Performance lag caused by slow network connection

    I don't have another computer. But that's actually a good idea. I'm going to ask my friends to bring their laptops over and plug into my router. We'll see what happens.
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    Performance lag caused by slow network connection

    Hey, thanks, I just changed my DNS to Google's.
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    Performance lag caused by slow network connection

    McAfee didn't find anything. I was playing Urban Terror just now. It said it would take 20-hours to download a 42MB map. WTF
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    Performance lag caused by slow network connection

    I just realized after using my laptop outside of my apartment that anytime I use it at a coffee shop or a friend's place, the performance is pretty good. Whenever I'm at home, performance lags considerably, and it seems to be tied to slow response from my internet connection. For example, let's...
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    Need help configuring Linksys WRT54GL

    I bought a Linksys WRT54GL wireless router. Right now it's running unsecured and open. Can someone explain to me how to configure it to a secure connection? Security Type options are: Shared, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise, and 802.1x Encryption Type options...
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    I purchased Windows 7 off eBay; shipping from Shenzen China

    Thanks for posting this. What I received has all the characteristics of a genuine Microsoft product.
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    I purchased Windows 7 off eBay; shipping from Shenzen China

    Her feedback is 100%, but the last time she sold something was 5-years ago. Now all of the sudden she sells nearly $1,700 worth of Windows 7 and Microsoft Office software over a 2-day period. That's one of the things that set off a red flag for me. Like she was hitting-and-running. I paid $120...
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    I purchased Windows 7 off eBay; shipping from Shenzen China

    I went ahead and opened a case. The Chinese tracking # she gave me shows the package being held by US Customs in Mobile, Alabama.
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    I purchased Windows 7 off eBay; shipping from Shenzen China

    Yep, used my credit card. Knowing it's coming from China I don't even think I need to wait to see if it's legit or not, right? I should just file a claim like you said and get it over with.
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    I purchased Windows 7 off eBay; shipping from Shenzen China

    I'm concerned about a Windows 7 Retail package I purchased on eBay. The seller's location is listed as Pennsylvania, however the item ended up dropshipping from Shenzen, China. After contacting the seller, she told me she actually lives in Georgia, not Pennsylvania, and assured me that it was an...
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    "Server not found" error

    This is very strange. I can access every website under the sun except anything from the domain aceboard.com. Can you folks tell me what you see when you try to access the site?
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    "Server not found" error

    Okay, I tried pinging the site and got back: Ping request could not find host backtothebeach.aceboard.com. Please check the name and try again.
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    "Server not found" error

    Could someone please explain to me why I would suddenly start receiving a "Server not found" error when trying to access this site: http://backtothebeach.aceboard.com/ At first I thought it might be a firewall or security change on my Windows laptop, so I tried a different computer. Same thing...
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    Is there a best brand for SSDs?

    I know with hard drives I learned to trust Western Digital over other brands like Seagate and Maxtor, but SSDs are a completely different technology. Should I be looking at the best memory manufacturers and assume they produce the best SSDs as well? What brands are considered top? Or is this a...
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    Win 7 Internet Explorer not retaining window size

    Thanks, although that didn't work, it led me to this article that tells me how to get it to work. A second window needs to be opened up from the first window, and both need to be closed while holding shift. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,1202745,00.asp
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    Win 7 Internet Explorer not retaining window size

    Internet Explorer does not retain window size, so every time I open it, I have to hit Maximize or stretch it out manually. Firefox does not have this problem. Anyone know if there's a fix for this?
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    Vista Disk Defragmenter has been running for over 24-hrs. - Is this normal?

    8-hrs. since my last post... it's still going.
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    Vista Disk Defragmenter has been running for over 24-hrs. - Is this normal?

    This is my first time running it ever. I noticed it's more simplified than the XP version. The problem is there's no indication of progress. I don't know where it's at in the defrag process.
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    Vista Disk Defragmenter has been running for over 24-hrs. - Is this normal?

    7-hours later, it's still defragmenting.
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    Vista Disk Defragmenter has been running for over 24-hrs. - Is this normal?

    I've been running Disk Defragmenter on Vista for over 24-hours now. I have a 500GB hard drive. I can't believe it's not finished yet. Is this normal?
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    Blocking certain domains in Firefox

    I have a handful of domain names that always pop-up in SpyBot S&D as Firefox cookies. They're always the same domains. Under Firefox's Security>Exceptions, I can only add site to allow, not block. Is there a way to block Firefox from saving cookies from these sites?
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    n00b question - replacing router - configuration required?

    The router my ISP gave me is some oddball brand called Netopia. It's starting the crap out on me. I'd like to replace it with a Linksys WRT54GL. Now I recall when I previously had problems with the Netopia router they replaced it with another Netopia router and did all kinds of setup...
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    Is the ASUS Maximus Extreme their top-of-the-line motherboard?

    Okay, thanks for your help!
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    Is the ASUS Maximus Extreme their top-of-the-line motherboard?

    The thing that I noticed that sets the P5E3 Deluxe apart from the rest of the motherboards is that it supports DDR3 1800 MHz memory AND a 1600 FSB speed bus. Aren't these two specs together pretty significant?
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