R&D Computer Solutions

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Name: R&D Computer Solutions
Date registered: December 17, 2013
URL: http://rdcss.com

Latest posts

  1. Got Windows 10 yet? If you get a new computer, you must. — January 15, 2016
  2. Windows 8 users, take note!! — January 9, 2016
  3. More Power! — November 23, 2015
  4. The BSA & Piracy Fines: Protecting Your Business — November 2, 2015
  5. It isn’t free to pirate software — October 22, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Windows 10 upgrade – Available June 29th Here’s how to reserve your free copy. — 1 comment
  2. Skype and Windows 10 — 1 comment

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Jan 15

Got Windows 10 yet? If you get a new computer, you must.

According to an article on ZDNet, Microsoft has stated that new CPUs will require Windows 10. There will be a few systems that will temporarily support other versions (18 months only), but any new PCs built with new CPU chips will require Windows 10. Because Microsoft has supported previous Windows operating systems for 10 years …

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Jan 09

Windows 8 users, take note!!

Microsoft usually supports its operating systems for 10 years; however, this is not true for Windows 8. Even though it has only been out for three years, support for Windows 8 is being withdrawn as of January 12. Following that date, there will be no more patches or updates. It is easy to get around …

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Nov 23

More Power!

You might have upgraded your computer to be an awesome gaming computer – either by adding or changing parts, or by purchasing a newer, more powerful system – and you may be thrilled with its specs and performance… but you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet! Next year, according to PC World, Intel is looking at installing …

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Nov 02

The BSA & Piracy Fines: Protecting Your Business

tl;dr: Own a license for EVERY copy of software on EVERY computer at your company, and keep your receipts! Violators can be fined, and CEOs can be held liable. When you are looking at what software is needed for your applications at work, regardless whether your business is large or small, you often have a …

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Oct 22

It isn’t free to pirate software

Before you look at the price tag of commercial software and choose to download a copy without buying it, you need to consider the consequences. Sure, not everyone who uses pirated software gets caught, but the price you will pay if you do is not worth it. It is much, much less expensive to simply …

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Aug 12

Skype and Windows 10

If you have trouble with the sound not working when you receive Skype messages under Windows 10, there may be a simple fix. Check the sound settings in Skype to ensure that the sound is set to use the proper speakers. Under Tools -> Options -> Audio Settings. It appears to default to digital sound, …

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Aug 06

Playing DVDs on Windows 10 Home

Chances are, if you upgraded to Windows 10 Home, you will be unable to play DVDs on your computer. Microsoft offers a fix for this, in the form of a $14.99 app, but there is another (free) solution. In order to watch DVDs for free on your Window 10 computer, you will need two things: …

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Aug 03

Before you install Windows 10…!!

If you are getting ready to upgrade to Windows 10, it is very important that you uninstall your antivirus. It will save you much pain and suffering and annoyance. You will also want to uninstall Malwarebytes’ Antimalware. Once Windows 10 has installed, you will want to reinstall both antivirus and antimalware, but leaving them installed …

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Jul 20

Critical Windows Patch – font loophole

A new exploit has been discovered in all versions of Windows that are currently supported (Vista, 7, 8, etc.) that involves OpenType fonts that are embedded and how they are handled by Windows. Microsoft has released a critical update that will close the loophole, which is available through Windows Update. The exploit will allow hackers …

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