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    SOLVED General observation, W10,W11 situation.

    i was able to download ff and run it using win10 21h1 but because i'm used to chrome now i do not use ff. i did not get it from windows i got it off the web somewhere probably from ff website.
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    SOLVED General observation, W10,W11 situation.

    i got a asus laptop off ebay a few months ago for cheap but that laptop was rea slow. i had to upgrade it to 21? that took a bit of doing but got it. i got chrome on it and it did fairly well but slower than the chromebooks i have so i put it on the shelf for now. i may pull the drive and put it...
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    SOLVED General observation, W10,W11 situation.

    go ahead iceboy you have plenty of money. so when the tires wear out on your car just go buy another one car. the changed the tire size never mine the car is still good. most pc last a long time, just because they update the software if no reason to tos it out and get a new pc. may your one of...
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    SOLVED General observation, W10,W11 situation.

    yes sir, google did the same ting with the chromebooks. they said they would support them forever and then because they did not sell as many new one they stopped supporting the old ones. my Chromebooks worked just fine. then one day i got an update and just like that it was 10 times slower than...
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    Win 11

    ok i will have to wait now until it actually rolls out and see if amy or all of my pcs will install it. if not then i will deal with win10 until they stop supporting it for security and then i may just install aftermarket antivirus program to do what windows stop doing. i went thru that with...
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    Win 11

    i have used that tool and it tells me all 3 of my pcs are not win11 compatible. but they all have 21h1 ver. installed on them. and if what that ebay microsoft authorized refurbisher. (These units are professionally refurbished by a Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR)) this guy said if any pc...
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    Win 11

    he is not my tech guy just a reseller on ebay that i asked if his listing was win11 ready. i guess i have to wait a bit to see whant windows makes that tool ready for everyone to use. thanks.
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    Win 11

    well i posted on win11 about the new update heading our way and they told me my pc was not compatible, but a windows certified refurbisher on ebay told me that if anyone has 20h1 or newer that win11 will work on there pcs. so what say you here? is that guy blowing smoke or is it a bit too soon...
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    SOLVED Browser question

    ok on that pc i just gave up and move the shortcut's over to the right side so now when i minimize the window goes to the left and my shortcuts are still on the right side and i can use them. i have no clue what this is the only pc i have ever had do that. but now it is what it is and i will...
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    firewall question

    i just got a t-mobile modem to test to see how it works for my internet so i can drop comcast and there price hiking all the time. anyway i'm trying to get ookla to run and i can't get it to run now. if i hook up the comcast network it runs. i saw a blip in the hotices popup that said something...
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    SOLVED Browser question

    i have win 10 i have the hp probook 6465b laptop and i use the chrome browser. on my 6470b laptop i have chrome and when i click the box at the top right to go from full screen to the smaller screen i set it to so i can see the icons on the desktop it stays to the right of the screen. but on...
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    SOLVED SSD drive question

    ok thanks i'm looking at them as a test. i have them in the chrome books but my probook is 2 times faster than the chromebooks are. but to be fair i think that after google took away the updates for them and made everyone get new chromebooks mine got slower. one even turns itself off now and...
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    SOLVED SSD drive question

    thanks tell me i have security drives and they say the blue drive is for those, so i figured the blue ssd was also for the security dvr's as well, but is sounds like your using one for your pc. so the color must be different for the ssd that for the hard drives. the green hard drives are for...
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    SOLVED SSD drive question

    i have asked about the ssd drive here and the consensus is they are better than hard drives, but a lot of the ssd drives i see on ebay are used ssd drives. that kind of tells me they may not be quite as expected! i know there are a lot of hard drives but hard drives have been around forever, and...
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    Yahoo contacts list gone question

    thanks what i did was just remove it and then reinstall it and so far it is working good. i wonder if i accidentally hit block when the contact list was open and u block origin took them out. but if it happens again i may have to just go with out u block. thanks
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