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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: Windows 10 Technical Preview users, what do you think of it?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 05-30-2015

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  • Threads: 1351

Windows 8

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

Last post: Whenever my laptop boots i got the blue screen with sad face
By pepkata20 05-13-2015

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  • Threads: 6198

Windows 7

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

Last post: No restore point, Shadow copying has timed out (0x81000101
By garybina 05-14-2015

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  • Threads: 7953

Windows Vista

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

Last post: fingerprint error : clsid-not-found on starting windows vist
By payalarya 04-30-2015

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  • Threads: 41442

Windows XP

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

Last post: HP 7960 printer issue
By BillR 05-25-2015

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  • Threads: 1874

Windows 2000/NT

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

Last post: Dual Boot Problem (boot.ini file)
By cravie 01-27-2015

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  • Threads: 3646

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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  • Threads: 3580

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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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: No attachments with digitally signed emails
By Pittsmaster 05-30-2015

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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: Macbook really slow - Showing HDD nearly full??!!
By dusktildawn1967 05-22-2015

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  • Threads: 76

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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  • Threads: 1194

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: Best arabic and turkish iptv box
By ManoliTo14 05-30-2015

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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: Anyone tried the latest PClinuxOS (fullmonty)?
By Oldartq 05-21-2015

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