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Windows 10

Discussions cover Windows 10 installation, service packs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows 10-related questions.

Last post: So maybe I won't get 10? (Subscription required?)
By R. Proffitt 12-21-2014

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  • Threads: 1171

Windows 8

Discussions cover Windows 8 installation, service packs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows 8-related questions.

Last post: windows 8 vs windows
By johnkennady31 12-19-2014

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  • Threads: 6000

Windows 7

Discussions cover Windows 7 installation, service packs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows 7-related questions.

Last post: the best media player application for Windows 7
By walcott92 12-19-2014

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Windows Vista

Discussions cover Windows Vista installation, service packs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows Vista-related questions.

Last post: Punctuation change on keyboard - the keys don't match
By JillH 12-03-2014

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  • Threads: 41380

Windows XP

Discussions cover Windows installation, service packs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows XP-related questions.

Last post: Need help with flash.
By Sulphurius 12-03-2014

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  • Threads: 1867

Windows 2000/NT

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, networking, and other Windows 2000/NT-related questions.

Last post: What still works with Windows 2K
By bluebadge11 07-11-2014

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Windows Me

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows Me-related questions.

Last post: Windows cannot find "Dust EXE"
By pebo94 10-30-2013

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Windows 95/98

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other Windows 95/98-related questions.

Last post: Is there a maximum hard drive size with Windows 98?
By glb613 12-13-2014

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  • Threads: 229

Windows Phone

Discussions cover Windows Phone software for smartphones and PDA mobile devices, Windows Mobile OS phones, Office Mobile, and other Windows Mobile-related questions.

Last post: Nokia Lumia 510
By kayman93 12-16-2014

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Mac OS X

Discussions cover Mac OS X such as Tiger, Panther, Leopard or Snow Leopard, Lion, in addition to Mac networking, Mac troubleshooting, Safari, and other Mac OS-related questions.

Last post: Yosemite Sucks and This Is Why
By PigglesZ 12-19-2014

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Mac OS classic

Discussions cover all system aspects of the Mac OS before OS X.

Last post: Mac Book 2009 A1342
By Chrisfloyd69 10-26-2014

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Android

The CNET Android forum is here for you to find, share, and discuss all topics related to Google's Android operating system and hardware devices--from phones, tablets, apps, to upcoming platforms, it's all Droid talk here!

Last post: Android Tracfone
By klainert1452 12-19-2014

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Linux

Discussions cover Linux installation, Ubuntu, Linux distributions, open source, dual-booting Windows and Linux, Fedora Core, SuSE, CentOS, Debian, Red Hat, Ubuntu, and other Linux-related questions.

Last post: grep command
By johnkennady31 12-19-2014

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