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Windows 10

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.

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Windows 8

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

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ALT+F4 Does Not Work!  (Ctr... - last post by qiuyidio

Windows 7

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for the Windows 7 operating system from Microsoft.

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Windows Vista

Help and discussion for Microsoft Windows Vista.

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All my folders are suddenly... - last post by Chris Cosgrove

Windows XP Home and Professional

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for the Windows XP Home and Professional operating systems.

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Windows 95/98/ME

Yup, people still use these venerable Operating Systems, and they can come here for help with them!

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windows98SE openGL and soun... - last post by christinebelle

Windows Server

These server operating systems lay hidden and neglected in closets and basements around the world, powering many small businesses, until they fail. Come inside to learn how to keep them humming along.

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Linux & Unix

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Get in touch with your inner geek with the most popular free and open-source operating system in the world.

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Have questions about DOS, or other operating systems. Post your questions and find your answers here.

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Mac OS

Use this forum to discuss, ask questions, and give answers for the operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Apple Inc.

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Internal Hardware

Discuss and ask questions about any hardware that is inside your computer such as motherboards, video cards, power supplies, and processors. This also includes BIOS questions.

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Processor at 90C, replace i... - last post by Chris Cosgrove

External Hardware

Discuss and ask questions about any hardware that is externally attached to your computer such as printers, monitors, scanners, webcams, or USB devices.

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System Building and Upgrading

Discuss and ask questions about building a new computer or upgrading the parts of an existing one.

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Thinking of upgrading my co... - last post by Elil-Hrair-Rah

Questions and advice for Buying a New Computer

If you are in the market to purchase a new computer, and have questions as to what brand or hardware you need, then post your questions here in this forum for suggestions and advice.

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Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs

One of the last bastions of computer security warriors and healers. Bring your troubled PC here for top-of-the-line help with Malware Analysis and Removal by our trained professionals. This forum is only for those seeking aide with Malware removal. For security purposes, only authorized personnel may respond to requests for assistance.

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Am I infected? What do I do?

You never thought that it could happen to you, but it did. You went out and got infected with a nasty bit of malware that has dug its smelly claws into the very bowels of your computer. Fret not, for help is at hand! Use this forum to vanquish the evil intruder!
No DDS, FRST, HijackThis, or ComboFix logs should be posted in this forum.

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Help with trojan.zbot activ... - last post by buddy215

Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software

Discussion and support of Anti-virus, Anti-Malware, and other associated applications.

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Firewall Software and Hardware

The internet is a dangerous, seedy neighborhood. Use this forum to discuss Firewalls and related utilities and how they can protect you.

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Why is my Firewall "lea... - last post by Wheel_Deal33

General Security

This forum is for computer security related discussion that does not fall under any of the other categories. This forum can be used to discuss the latest threats and news in computer security.

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Spyware and Malware Removal Guides Archive

Peruse our archive of malware self-help guides, malware analyses, and tutorials on vulnerabilities.

This forum is available for historical purposes and new topics cannot be added to this forum. The infections listed in this forum are no longer active.

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Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications

The Internet is the last great frontier before space, the deep sea, and Middle Earth. Questions abound as to how this massive inter-networking of computer networks does what it does and doesn't do what it's supposed to. These questions, and answers thereto, may be found within this forum.

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Google Chrome downloads and... - last post by Lilly123


Discuss with other members tips and techniques for setting up your home or office Network.

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Web Site Development

The World Wide Web would be incredibly boring without websites, and extremely annoying if the websites in it don't work right. Make sure you're creating useful and functioning web presences by asking your questions here.

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Service Providers

This forum is for the discussion of Internet and Phone Service Providers and how you rate their service.

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Internet Service Options OR... - last post by czarboom

Network Streaming Devices

This forum is for the discussion of network streaming devices such as AppleTV, Roku, and Plex, and other media servers.

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Business Applications

Discuss and ask questions about Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Databases, or other business applications.

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All Other Applications

For all those useful applications that don't quite fit in.

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Tips and Tricks

Learn how to make your computer sing your favorite songs while brewing your coffee and doing your taxes using only one command!

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How To Stop Windows Update... - last post by newbleeping

Graphics Design and Photo Editing

Whether you need to fabricate evidence or make a nice present for grandma, this is the place to ask how.

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How To Create Best 3D Design ? - last post by rp88

Audio and Video

Use this forum to ask any questions about audio and video on your computer.

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Audio recording, both direc... - last post by adelaidegreen


This forum is for the discussion of programming and programming related software.

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Can't Type....Is That G... - last post by Chris Cosgrove

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Which tablet should I buy?

Tablets are a hot topic and there are many to choose from. Use this forum to discuss and get advice on what the right tablet is for you.

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Apple iOS

Receive tech support and discuss Apple's iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices.

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MACBOOK AIR - last post by trevorcork

Android OS

Android devices

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Windows Phone

Discussion forum for Windows Phone.

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Windows Phone Features and... - last post by yu gnomi

Windows Tablets & Microsoft Surface

Tech support for Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 RT.

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Computer Gaming

The real reason why computers were invented and why they constantly need new hardware: Games! Get help with your goofing off here

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Game Consoles

This forum is for the discussion of gaming consoles, including hand-helds, and their related games and applications.

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Cell Phones

This forum is where you can discuss and ask questions regarding cell phones, their features and carriers.

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Mom Builds an App so Her So... - last post by Jman005

iPod, Zune & MP3 Players

Discuss and ask questions about digital music players.

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GPS Devices

Discuss and ask questions about Global Positioning Devices.

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Discuss BleepingComputer's vast archive of general computing tutorials. You can recommend topics for new tutorials, or point out errors and ask for clarification of existing tutorials.

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how to delect all virus for... - last post by Nikhil_CV

Windows Startup Programs Database

This forum is devoted to the Windows Startup Programs database and questions devoted to Windows startup programs. Please suggest new entries or corrections to existing entries in this forum.

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Mini guides and how-tos - Simple answers to common questions

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Simple answers to common questions This is BleepingComputer's collection of short-and-sweet guides written by members such as yourself. You can read, rate, and reply to existing how-to's or even create your own!

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General Chat

Boredom is a universal constant on the Internet. For the purposes of boredom-abatement, this forum may be used to post topics of a general, non-help related nature. Help BleepingComputer lead the fight against boredom today!

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If you could be rich, famou... - last post by auto1571


Use this forum to leave an introduction message telling us about yourself and to be greeted by our welcoming members. You should not post problems that you are having in this forum, but rather should pick another forum that best matches the category of your problem.

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IT Certifications and Careers

Discuss various IT certifications and careers.

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The Speak Easy

The Speak Easy is a forum for discussing ethics, morals, laws, philosophy, and other controversial topics. Pretty much anything goes, but keep it civil. All new topics will be approved by the moderators before being seen in the forum. Be warned, topics in this forum will be controversial and not in line with your beliefs. If this is a problem, please do not use this particular subforum.

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Forum Games

Yet another front in BleepingComputer's fight against boredom: Forum-based games! Posts in this forum do not increase your post count.

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Photo Albums, Images, and Videos

Have you found something on the Internet which must be shared? Hilarious, interesting, thought provoking, or just plain weird things go here.

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Tests and Scribbles

Ever wonder what a particular BBCode tag does? Or if you can use every single formatting tag on a single word? Here's where you can post any gibberish you like, test out different features of the forum, and generally go nuts without causing a scene. Please note that this forum will be regularly cleaned out so do not post anything important here.

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