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  1. @jocaan You could just use your Win 7 Media Center box as a standalone machine. Just keep it offline. I am not clear on how you're getting your cable, is it a separate line w/o Internet? One crazy geeky thought...depending on your machine specs, you could run Win7 in a VM and still use Media Center. It would take some tinkering, but "should" be an option. Another option and I know this could be a pain, depending on how much local content you have, would be to switch to Plex. https://www.groovypost.com/howto/record-live-over-the-air-tv-with-plex-dvr/ https://www.groovypost.
  2. @Wade There is a lot that can be going on here. We need more details, what is your OS? Are you getting any types of errors? Could you post a screenshot if you are?
  3. Malwarebyte's has a BF deal for its premium membership. Normally it's $24.95 for a 12 month subscription. With the sale, you get 18 months for the same price...an extra half a year. You can find it at the following link: http://www.groovypost.com/out/malwarebytes
  4. Microsoft has a lot of BF specials in its online store... from Xbox to PCs, and wearables. http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/home
  5. Have you tried these steps? http://www.groovypost.com/howto/windows ... ile-types/ Are you trying to set the Office Outlook as your default or the mail app or Outlook.com or Outlook Online...lol I know, but there are like four different versions of Outlook at the moment.
  6. To disabling Ad Block Plus for groovyPost and allowing our ads through is actually easy. Ad Block Plus in Firefox On Firefox, go to http://www.groovypost.com and click the ABP icon and click Disable on groovypost.com. Ad Block Plus on Chrome If you're using ABP on Google Chrome, head to http://www.groovypost.com and click the ABP icon and click Enabled on this Site so you see the following showing it's disabled. That's all there is to it guys! Thanks for all of your support!
  7. @David Bailey: That's a good question. I wasn't able to put it on a USB drive either when I first downloaded it, but to get to it quickly I just burned a DVD. I will look into that situation as soon as I can and will get an article up on it or add it to our new http://windows10forum.com/ Which I encourage all Windows 10 enthusiasts to join! Sigh...if only humans weren't required to sleep.
  8. Instead of shutting down your computer all the time, I would suggest putting it into Hibernate mode. It's a low-power state and will allow you to pick up right where you left off -- much faster that a complete reboot every day.
  9. Definitely Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP through Windows 7. http://www.groovypost.com/howto/news/microsoft-security-essentials-2-0-the-only-windows-antivirus-you-need/ Windows 8 has Antivirus and malware security software built in by default.http://www.groovypost.com/howto/windows-defender-windows-8-microsoft-security-essentials/ Mac can definitely get viruses and other types of malicious code. One program you might want to try is Avast for OS X -- http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-mac And you might also want to check out this article: Five Ways to Keep Your Mac Secure:http
  10. Please welcome our new writers who've been contributing some great content the past few weeks: Daniel Perez will be covering awesome Tech News and other groovy tech topics that arise. http://www.groovypost.com/howto/author/daniel/ Jacob Lopez aka 8bitjay Will be covering the gaming beat, tech news and might throw in a few Apple Tips as well. http://www.groovypost.com/howto/author/8bitjay/ Kim Barloso will be covering Android tips and tricks as well as the latest awesome apps from Google Play Store. http://www.groovypost.com/howto/author/kim/
  11. Not sure what it is, but Josh would know!
  12. Yup. Had a great time last night on episode #23 with Bogdan joining from Romania. In fact, Mr. Bele came up with the groovy show title: Apocalyptic Photo Filters This last episode is the last one for 2012, but provided the world doesn't end in two days, we'll be back on our regular schedule to bring in the new year of groovy tech!
  13. We're currently 23 shows in with TechGroove and just now setting up a forum ... yeah yeah, we're slacking. But here's where you can come and share your views on what we talk about on the show, and any other topics you'd like to bring up...except criticizing the show! Just kidding ... we'll talk about that too. Let us know if you'd like to hear us talk about something, disagree with what you hear, or have any suggestions -- (maybe give Josh a hard time about being an Apple user If you're a regular listener and reader of groovyPost, we'd like to have you on the show some time. As
  14. Here's how to set it up in Outlook: http://goo.gl/VfYtm
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