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Microsoft Admits High Cost Of Windows 10 Upgrades - Forbes

Thu, 2017-03-02 23:22

Forbes

Microsoft Admits High Cost Of Windows 10 Upgrades
Forbes
I've long argued that in making Windows 10 free Microsoft MSFT +0.09% actually hit users with a heavy price when it comes to control and privacy, but now it seems the company is beginning to seen the light… In a new official blog post Microsoft has ...
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Teen accused of stealing AR-15 from Orlando police car - WKMG Orlando

Thu, 2017-03-02 18:24

Teen accused of stealing AR-15 from Orlando police car
WKMG Orlando
The rear window was shattered on the unmarked Orlando police car, and an AR-15 and the gun mount locking device were stolen, according to a news release. Officials ... They said they're currently looking for a long-term solution to the problem. What ...

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Windows 10 update KB 3213986 triggers System Restore error 0x80070091 - InfoWorld

Thu, 2017-03-02 14:02

InfoWorld

Windows 10 update KB 3213986 triggers System Restore error 0x80070091
InfoWorld
In recent years, I've heard more and more complaints about Restore Points disappearing and System Restore failing. Born, it appears, has figured out at least one source of System Restore's problems and has a solution for the problem with KB 3213986.

Le Sueur residents concerned over growing utility bills - Southernminn.com

Thu, 2017-03-02 13:06

Southernminn.com

Le Sueur residents concerned over growing utility bills
Southernminn.com
Olson has approached the city about the problem on numerous occasions, but she said city staff had not yet found a solution that could fix her problem. Interim City Administrator and Public Works Director Jasper Kruggel said anyone who wants their ...

Storm Shatters Front Window Of Poteau Pet Store - 5newsonline.com

Thu, 2017-03-02 04:18

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Storm Shatters Front Window Of Poteau Pet Store
5newsonline.com
Now, the owners are hoping to find a solution to this continued problem. "I would like to see it closed halfway up," Jewell said. "Just leave the top section glass so we can get the sun for animals and things. Retirement is looking better and better ...

Council considers regs on rentals - Cody Enterprise

Wed, 2017-03-01 22:44

Council considers regs on rentals
Cody Enterprise
Greer called the inspection requirement for purposes other than for fire safety “a solution looking for a problem.” He further argued he didn't like charging people to ... “If they want to be an Airbnb and rent out, I just don't see a problem with that ...

8 Clever Solutions for the Most Annoying Window Cleaning Problems - Reader's Digest

Wed, 2017-03-01 20:37

Reader's Digest

8 Clever Solutions for the Most Annoying Window Cleaning Problems
Reader's Digest
istock/fuzznailsWash them with ammonia solution. It's the only thing that can remove nicotine film or other grime. Mix 1 cup of lemon-scented ammonia in 21⁄2 gallons of water and scrub the windows. The ammonia will cut through the grime, and the lemon ...

Blackwake issues: low FPS, game crashes, full screen issues, and more - Windows Report

Wed, 2017-03-01 19:11

Windows Report

Blackwake issues: low FPS, game crashes, full screen issues, and more
Windows Report
Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems. ... Blackwake's devs have already pushed a quick patch to fix this issue, but it's not a permanent solution. The first problem is still here. Yesterday I could play with no ...

How my new laptop illustrates one of the best things about Linux - ZDNet

Wed, 2017-03-01 13:48

ZDNet

How my new laptop illustrates one of the best things about Linux
ZDNet
After the update installation, it refused to boot, and kept asking for the Windows Recovery Media or Installation Media or some such. ... To confirm that it was really the kernel upgrade which solved this problem, I rebooted to the Manjaro Linux ...

5 Smarter Ways to Keep Your Home Warm - Valley Bugler Newspaper

Wed, 2017-03-01 11:59

Valley Bugler Newspaper

5 Smarter Ways to Keep Your Home Warm
Valley Bugler Newspaper
If you can see daylight, there's definitely a problem, but even less visible gaps and cracks can be problematic. Clear plastic sheeting is one temporary DIY solution for windows. It's also easy to replace the weather stripping around doors. Rely on ...

Energy-efficient windows blamed for starting fires - WRAL.com

Wed, 2017-03-01 11:43

WRAL.com

Energy-efficient windows blamed for starting fires
WRAL.com
After a 5 On Your Side investigation, state building codes were amended to allow builders to swap out problematic windows. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshal Mike Causey said he worries about the safety of the windows in light of ...

Parata Solutions Wins Gold in 2016 Chicago Design Awards - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 2017-03-01 08:05

Parata Solutions Wins Gold in 2016 Chicago Design Awards
PR Web (press release)
Parata Solutions behind Christopher J. Nurre (CEO) won the gold medal for their innovative window shade solution. A common problem with today's office buildings is that near the windows, rooms are almost unbearably hot but in the center of the building ...

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Little Rock's city board grills Superintendent Poore on school closures, budget - THV11.com

Wed, 2017-03-01 05:01

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Little Rock's city board grills Superintendent Poore on school closures, budget
THV11.com
Poore acknowledged that closing schools is not a popular solution to the district's budget problem, but said cutting from teachers and staff was not an option, after that was done in previous years. “What I felt, as ... “When you think about improving ...

Data Deposit Box Announces Comprehensive Ransomware Recovery Options - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 2017-02-28 13:38

Data Deposit Box Announces Comprehensive Ransomware Recovery Options
Yahoo Finance
Data Deposit Box technology provides Ransomware recovery for granular file, folder, virtual system, databases and complete system restores for servers and workstations in one complete SMB-focused solution. ... Some of them are even susceptible of ...

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Andover residents grill transportation officials about idling trains - Eagle-Tribune

Tue, 2017-02-28 12:02

Eagle-Tribune

Andover residents grill transportation officials about idling trains
Eagle-Tribune
That's according to officials from both Pan Am Railways and the MBTA who told more than 60 residents and selectmen Monday night that they are working on a solution to the town's idling trains problem. "I can't guarantee 100 percent because it takes a ...

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Latest Windows 10 updates seem to create more problems for its users - GeekReply (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-02-28 08:25

GeekReply (press release) (blog)

Latest Windows 10 updates seem to create more problems for its users
GeekReply (press release) (blog)
The bug that came with the Windows November update 10586/1511 created a conflict between Bitlocker and the hardware accelerated encryption process. The only solution Windows 10 users found to bypass this problem was to reinstall the first version of ...