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Password Issues

Password Reset

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Reset Forgotten Passwords

Lost Windows
Lost Password 
Bypass Win 7

Answers Microsoft
Windows Forum 7 forgot password
Microsoft's directions how to fix unsupported issues.

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Launching Windows without a password  

Recover Yahoo Password 

How to Call back Private phone# *69  landline   #69   cell

Lost password  

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Settings to change in Win 10 right away
Set a crash Restore Point, Unhide file extensions, Unhide known file types, Disable user account warning, Disable the lock screen, Make Chrome or Fox your default browser instead of crappy MS Edge they push on you, Speed up your shut-downs,
Change (make bigger) the size of text, icons

Change Windows Default Font

Find and Install new Font styles

Change your background and screensaver 

Change Win 10's color theme to a darker one

Microsoft's directions to fix unsupported issues.

Create custom Keyboard Shortcuts

Show hidden Windows Files and Folders

Add the old "My Computer" to your desktop

Add a child or adult user to your PC

  Give a trusted adult Administrator rights
Change your password in Win 10

Get to your familiar Desktop in Win 10

Add a Printer to your PC

Let Windows SCAN its System files.

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Backing up your Personal Data

In Win 8/10--Use File History Program
Downloading Win 7, Win 8.1, and Win 10 legally

Connection/ Internet Issues
If you can't get on the Internet, or stay on it, or it's dog slow, click here

Home Networking

AT&T's Speed Test

Test your internet speed on all your PC, laptop or mobile devices. Copy this "Must Have" utility to all your devices.

How to..Laptops
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Shortcut Keys
BIOS & CMOS keys F2 or newer, F10

Computer Clock
Using FN on your Laptop

PC Performance Issues

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Wicked Fast Windows 10 Cleanup
This software really works--deletes garbage Windows runs in the background you don't need.  Noticeably faster if your PC's been sluggish! Free Utility Works!    Or $19 ONE TIME lifetime for Pro Version.  This declutters Windows, turns off unnecessary applications.

5 Reasons for a slow laptop

 Speeding up your PC 
Speed up, refurbish your PC
Desktop items steal your PC's memory.

StartUp/Boot Problems

Boot Issues

Troubleshoot  Startup

MS Technet 
(Bleeping) Computer:
The Last TIP:

Keep your device's Windows or Apple OS Operating system up to date! And on Wednesday nights, leave your computer on all night when Microsoft usually pushes down their software repairs (which they now call "Feature Updates"), don't put it off!

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