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How to Remove User Profiles in Windows 10.

When handing out a used workstation, either for a new user or to replace an existing user’s machine, it’s not uncommon for there to be a fossil record of old user profiles built up on the hard drive. This is something you want to avoid for at least two good reasons: Could compromise sensitive data. … Continue reading

How To Fix a User Profile Error in Windows 10.

Yesterday, my wife was trying to log on to her Windows 10 laptop when she received a strange error: “The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.” She could not log in to her normal account, instead being given a temporary guest account for access. Neither logging off nor rebooting the … Continue reading

Microsoft to End Win 7, 8.1 Updates for Newer Systems.

As Computer World has pointed out, Microsoft is preparing to stop providing updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 to computers running on the latest hardware, specifically Intel and AMD 7th-Gen processors. While the intention was first announced at the beginning of 2016, only recently has evidence surfaced suggesting that the policy will soon be enforced. … Continue reading

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