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Quicken Won’t Start on Windows 10 after Update? We’ve got the fix!

Today’s Tale of Tremendous Troubleshooting comes from my customer Ted, who called me this week. His W10 (Windows 10) computer stopped being able to open Quicken after a Windows Update a couple of months back. He spent a lot of time with Quicken/Intuit technical support and they told him that the .NET Framework was damaged …

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Email Forwarding Is Bad: Why you should never forward email.

Forwarding mail is defined as re-sending mail from one mailbox to another.¬† For the sake of this discussion, we’re going to assume that you have an email account on a private domain name hosted at any web hosting company online, or even on your own VPS or dedicated server. We’ll use this tidbitsfortechs.com’s name as …

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0x8007007A – Windows Live Mail

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“Ryan, I can’t send email!” This was the call I got today from a frantic customer. None of the emails in his Outbox were sending. He uses Windows Live Mail 2012 for email and Google Picasa for picture management. The arrangement has worked fine for several years. Today it did not. What was causing the …

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