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Net Neutrality At Risk

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Retro ThinkPad: It’s Alive!

(Image Lenovo) At last!  Official word from David Hill that the Retro ThinkPad project is a reality. Wonderful news! Retro ThinkPad: It’s Alive

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Lenovo’s New ThinkPad Yoga 370 – It’s Silver!

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! Another Lenovo laptop has arrived! It’s a pre-production ThinkPad Yoga 370 – an advance sample of one of the new products due to be announced at CES 2017. First things first: From time to … Continue reading

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To the Nines – Lenovo Yoga 910

(Image Lenovo) Sleek, elegant, and powerful.  This beauty has it all – including one rather irritating problem.  Well, maybe two… But first: From time to time the nice people at Lenovo send me a gadget.  They’re handy to have around … Continue reading

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X1 Mouse in the House…

The same old boilerplate:  From time to time the nice people at Lenovo send me a gadget.  They’re handy to have around – both for my own use and when trying to help out in the Lenovo forums.  I do … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Installation Hacks: One Post to Bind Them…

After 31 October 2016  OEMs will no longer be allowed to ship computers with Windows 7 Pro. What better way to mark the end of an era than a series of articles about installing Windows 7? 14 November 2016 Correction:  … Continue reading

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Adding USB 3.0 and NVMe Drivers to Windows 7 Install Media

You know what they say about watching sausage getting made.  It may be worse watching install media being modified.  Those with weak stomachs may want to look away… This is the 4th and final (for now…) in a set of … Continue reading

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Activating a Windows 7 Downgrade

This is the 3rd in a set of small articles on modification and use of Windows 7 install media:  multi-version, UEFI boot, driver injection, and downgrade activation.  The focus will be on USB flash media. Well, 31 October, 2016 brings … Continue reading

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Windows 7 UEFI Installer on Flash Drive

This is another of a set of small articles on modification and use of Windows 7 install media:  multi-version, UEFI boot, driver injection, and downgrade activation.  The focus will be on USB flash media. It is possible to install Windows … Continue reading

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Convert Windows 7 Install Media to All-Version

This is the first of a set of small articles on modification and use of Windows 7 install media:  multi-version, UEFI boot, driver injection, and downgrade activation. This has been discussed extensively elsewhere, but I’m gathering it all here to … Continue reading

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