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Fri
06
Oct
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How to Fix: 'Windows Setup has Failed to Validate the Product Key' Error

Infopackets Reader Jill G. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a Windows 7 Pro machine that we use at work which has a broken Windows Update. I have tried to do an 'upgrade repair' in hopes of fixing the issue, but the Windows installer exits immediately. ... The major issue we're facing is that our Windows 7 machine has new user accounts on it which we did not create - we suspect that it has become compromised because it has not downloaded Windows Updates in over a year. From what I read online, it is possible to upgrade from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8 Pro (not 8.1!) which will keep my programs and ... (view more)

Mon
26
Dec
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How to Fix: 'Open With' Not Working - this fix WORKS!

Infopackets Reader George M. writes: " Dear Dennis, I upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago - however, just recently when I right click on a file, the 'Open with' option is missing from the menu. For example, normally when I right click on a video ... file, I have the option to 'Open with', and then I can choose Video Lan Player, or Windows Media Player, etc - but that option is no longer available. I have searched the web on how to fix the broken 'Open with' option but NONE of the fixes online work! Can you please help? " My response: I contacted George and asked if he would like to connect to ... (view more)

Mon
08
Jun
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How to Fix: Send To Menu Missing (XP, Vista, 7, 8)

Infopackets Reader Brian H. writes: " Dear Dennis, Somehow, my 'Send To' context menu option has disappeared. For example, if I go to My Computer and then browse the C drive, I can usually right-click an icon (which then brings up a menu), and then ... I can select 'Send To -> Desktop' - but the Send To context menu is missing. I've searched Google and came across several Windows Registry fixes, but they don't seem to work on my computer. How can I fix the missing Send To menu? Also, how can I add the missing shortcuts to the Send To menu? " My response: This is a frequently asked question. I' ... (view more)

Mon
09
Jul
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'GMail Drive 1.0.19 Final', and 'Notepad++ 6.1.5'

GMail Drive 1.0.19 Final GMail Drive creates a virtual file system for your Google Gmail account, listed under the standard 'My Computer' folder. You can use this new file system to save and retrieve files normally stored in your Gmail account, and ... you can do it directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new drive to your computer. http://www.viksoe.dk Notepad++ 6.1.5 Notepad++ is a free source-code editor and Notepad replacement. More powerful than the standard Notepad, it supports several languages, and ensures a higher execution speed, as well as a smaller program ... (view more)

Tue
10
Jan
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'Avidemux 2.5.6', and 'Notepad7 3.2'

Avidemux 2.5.6 Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many different file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4, and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Avidemux is available ... for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows under the GNU GPL license. http://avidemux.sourceforge.net Notepad7 3.2 Notepad7 works just like the Windows-based Notepad but, for those tired of the old Notepad, adds a fresh and original design that features the Microsoft Office 2010 ribbon interface. Although the new interface provides a big ... (view more)

Thu
13
Oct
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'BlueStacks Alpha', and 'Notepad++ 5.9.4'

BlueStacks Alpha BlueStacks Alpha allows users to play Android apps fast and in full-screen on their PCs. Those who download this handy tool will also be able to push their favorite apps from an Android phone to a PC using BlueStacks Cloud Connect. ... Available now for Windows 7. http://bluestacks.com Notepad++ 5.9.4 Notepad++ is a free source code (programming) editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program ... (view more)

Tue
06
Sep
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'Network Notepad 4.8', and 'Mozilla Firefox 7.0 Beta 4'

Network Notepad 4.8 Network Notepad is a freeware program for creating interactive network diagrams. Network Notepad CDP Tool is an add-on auto-discovery program that works with Cisco network products, and products from other manufacturers which ... support CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol). Right click an object in your diagram and select "Discover Neighbors", and it will use SNMP to gather information from the device's CDP table, what is connected to the object and the interface names it connects with. Click the paste button in Network Notepad to add the discovered objects to your ... (view more)

Mon
30
Aug
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'Notepad X 2.1.2', and 'Fresh HTML 3.54'

Notepad X 2.1.2 Notepad X is an alternative open source text editor for Microsoft Windows, with a lot of customization options created to help users managing text documents, featuring tab navigation. This most recent version adds several cool new ... features, including font and background color customization. http://notepad-x.sourceforge.net Fresh HTML 3.54 Fresh HTML is software for creating and editing pages for the world wide web. Its "WYSIWYG" (what you see is what you get) interface makes editing HTML pages as easy as using your favorite word processor. Its built-in editor allows ... (view more)

Tue
06
Jul
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'IncrediMail 2 6.1.3 Build 4665', and 'Notepad++ 5.7'

IncrediMail 2 6.1.3 Build 4665 IncrediMail's PhotoMail Maker allows you to add your personal photos to the backgrounds of your emails. Choose from a variety of PhotoMail's convenient Templates - all you need to do is add your photos in a few simple ... clicks! http://www.incredimail.com Notepad++ 5.7 Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL license. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a ... (view more)

Tue
10
Nov
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'Copy Cat', and 'Notepad2'

Copy Cat Copy Cat 2.0 is a program used for data recovery. Normally, MS Window usually not copy portions of a damaged disk; Copy Cat can be helpful when you want to copy a CD or DVD which is scratched (for example), when you want to copy data from ... hard disk area which is partially not readable, when you want to copy data from floppy which is currently cannot be copied by Windows. http://www.vcsoftwares.com Notepad2 Notepad2 is a Windows notepad replacement. It has a small footprint and is very fast, even when used on very old machines. Aside from rivaling Windows Notepad for startup speed and ... (view more)

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