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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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I HATE COMPUTERS... - last post by chad.m

Windows 7

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

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Boot Errors - last post by theonlybuster

Windows Vista

Help and discussion for Microsoft Windows Vista.

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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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WinXP Recovery Console to c... - last post by hamluis

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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Transfer a program on old l... - last post by NickAu1

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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Shutdown a MAC from Windows? - last post by dannieboiz

Linux & Unix

  1. Live Linux

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

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DVD+RW Software - last post by pcpunk


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

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Booting old computers from USB - last post by SteveSi

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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help i think my mac is infe... - last post by kokomodrums

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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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Gateway Profile 4 Drivers - last post by daman4

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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Extending Display From Lapt... - last post by Kilroy

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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Going to build my own compu... - last post by Zerue

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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Lenovo or Asus? - last post by Kilroy

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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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Totally messed up computer - last post by Oh My!

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, HijackThis, or ComboFix logs should be posted in this forum.

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MRI disabled at start up,OS... - last post by sisterjane

Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software

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

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G-Data Total Security 2014 - last post by quietman7

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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error code 0x80070424 - last post by quietman7

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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Yahoo Email Hacked on XP Ma... - last post by quietman7

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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Spyware And Malware Removal... - last post by quietman7

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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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Obtaining Outlook 2010 Serv... - last post by sflatechguy


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

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Need help connecting wifi - last post by Tomterific

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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Good programs for website c... - last post by azeemkhan

Service Providers

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

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Business Applications

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

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Excel and best cloud storag... - last post by sflatechguy

All Other Applications

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

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Soft Ether VPN - Is it safe? - last post by rp88

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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I need to move several GB o... - last post by rp88

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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Windows Live Movie Maker - last post by ivyroth

Audio and Video

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

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CANT FIND A PROGRAM HELP???... - last post by gkilla18


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

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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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what is xmodgames?iam playi... - last post by Felipe2237

Android OS

Android devices

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SD card suddenly unmounted... - last post by Ted Striker

Windows Phone

Discussion forum for Windows Phone.

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Best Window Phone - last post by Casey_boy

Windows Tablets & Microsoft Surface

Tech support for Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 RT.

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surface rt cannot connect t... - last post by cardinalfan1

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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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Dual Monitor Setup? - last post by mirinquads

Game Consoles

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

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PS3 - screen going weird - last post by sn0zb0z

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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 scotty_ncc1701

iPod, Zune & MP3 Players

Discuss and ask questions about digital music players.

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Transferring videos without... - last post by machaliek

GPS Devices

Discuss and ask questions about Global Positioning Devices.

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Ford Digital Display and na... - last post by czarboom

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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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Tutorial Submission Guidelines - last post by Animal

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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  6. Networking Mini-Guides,
  7. Security Mini-Guides,
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  9. Microsoft Windows Mini-Guides,
  10. Programming and Web Design Mini-Guides

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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How To Use Sfc.exe To Repai... - last post by 9aF9

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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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free music apps - last post by Condobloke


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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BleepingComputer Announcements, Comments, & Suggestions

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The latest headlines from the BleepingComputer press corps.

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BleepingComputer Offers and Deals

The best discounts and deals on only quality software and hardware.

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IT Certifications and Careers

Discuss various IT certifications and careers.

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Networking Certs? - last post by Libyan expert

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.

The opinions expressed in this forum in no way reflect the opinions of BleepingComputer.com.

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Privacy and Security - last post by newbleeping

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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Movies in alphabetical order. - last post by PanickyD

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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The far side of the Interne... - last post by Animal

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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