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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: Should I wait for Windows 10 and skip Windows 8 altogether?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 10-18-2014

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Windows 8

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

Last post: DPC-WATCHDOG-VIOLATION attributed to W8.1
By StevePeacock 10-18-2014

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Windows 7

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

Last post: Computer shutdowns unexpectedly
By KSUpride 10-09-2014

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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: "Warning: Unresponsive Script" - What Does This Mean?
By beachangel1 10-07-2014

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  • Threads: 41334

Windows XP

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

Last post: System Tools Empty
By mike424 10-19-2014

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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: Modern browsers for Windows 98 systems?
By CardsFan29 02-27-2014

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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: SE Aspen lock screen trouble
By rasho3mia 09-28-2014

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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: Can't BOOT into MACBOOK PRO! Shortcuts don't work!!
By lordsutekh 10-16-2014

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Mac OS classic

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

Last post: Old Powerbook keyboard - esc key position
By tavaaver 07-05-2014

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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: do you know china cheap android smartphone?
By jerryhere 10-17-2014

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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: Linux altering system time
By Steven Haninger 10-14-2014

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