Prebuilt Windows XP System, Trying To Upgrade OS. 8.1 Pro. 32Bit.

Hi,   Follow these steps before you Upgrade to Windows 8.1.   Check to see if your Computer/Laptop Manufacturer has Windows 8.1 Drivers available for your Model. If not available, Windows 8/8.1 will not install and work correctly for you. Dell: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/ProductSelector There is a lot of information in this first Microsoft link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/upgrade-to-windows-8   […]

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My computer/browser blocks Adobe Flash player

Hi,   ·         Which web browser are you using? ·         Do you receive any error message or error code? ·         Have you made any changes on the computer prior to the issue?   If you are using Internet Explorer then follow the suggestions listed below for a possible fix:   Method 1: I would suggest […]

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“Alphabetize” “favorites” folder?

Hi, 1. Do you want to alphabetize Favorites in Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer? Alphabetizing Favorites in Internet Explorer. a. Launch Internet Explorer. Click the “Favorites” menu at the top of the screen, or click the “Favorites” button to open the Favorites pane on the left side of the window. b. Click the “Favorites” tab […]

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We clicked “Compact messages” in Outlook Express and the last 6 months of messages disappeared! Any ideas as to why, where they might be, and how they can be recovered?

Hi, Thanks for posting. Please try the following. Make sure Outlook Express is not running. Open the Recycle Bin on your Windows Desktop . Locate the “.bak” files corresponding to the Outlook Express folders you want to recover. The “.bak” file will be named like the folder in Outlook Express. To restore a folder called […]

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Running 32 bit OS on 64 bit cpu

There are two different issues here: 1. Yes, a drive with a 32-bit installation of Windows will do just fine with a 64-but motherboard and CPU. 2. But trying to use an existing Windows installation on a drive when the motherboard has changed (whether or not the “bitness” has changed), may or may not work. […]

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