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Some good news..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall

The Empire is striking back.. see here. http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-sues-us-based-tech-phony-tech-support-outfit/?tag=nl.e539&s_cid=e539&ttag=e539&ftag=TRE17cfd61  It’s all about Microsoft suing a ‘US based phony tech support’ outfit. Not before time, I hear you say, but the trouble is that most of these outfits are NOT US based or Canada, or the UK or Australia. They hide in countries where they can’t be… Continue reading Some good news..

This week @ TCG..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall

My production machine.. Apart from the normal ‘hibernate’ errors (two only), the other error was down to connecting external drives which were corrupted. Essentially, this means that I don’t have problems with my aging production machine. I don’t intend to change anything, although I may treat myself to a better video card at some point,… Continue reading This week @ TCG..

Remote help..

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This is the link to ‘Answer Desk’, a new Microsoft help service which is accessible via the Windows Store. See here.. http://content.microsoftstore.com/answerdesk  As per everything, the theory always looks good and plausible, but reality can paint a very different picture. See here.. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/undo-damage-caused-by-answer-desk/1ce14482-b93a-4d3c-a210-990f6c3bcf46 As you can see, the recipient of the help given is not… Continue reading Remote help..

One other minor migration issue..

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The migration of my blog saw included graphics disappear, to be replaced by the small checkbox square which is Windows way of telling you ‘NO, not gonna’. To this end, I edited the ‘Microsoft Account’ post to re-include the ‘recent activity’ graphic, and it only took seven edits to get it there and looking something… Continue reading One other minor migration issue..