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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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Fixing Windows 7 Update Hangs

Update hangs?  Boy howdy!  This has become a real nightmare. Windows Update can spin on “checking for updates…” for hours – or even days. I (and many, many others) have run into this on new Windows 7 SP1 installs from … Continue reading

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Miix it up: Lenovo’s Miix 700 Tablet

(Image Lenovo) 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.  … Continue reading

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Lenovo Yoga 900: not a ThinkPad, but not too bad…

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 some testing and writing … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Virtual Machine Network Issue

A quick note about running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit in VMWare Workstation Player 12:  works well, but there is a networking issue. Even though the virtual network is up and running – the browser can access the internet – Windows … Continue reading

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