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I am a Microsoft MVP in the Windows-Expert Consumer category. You can find me writing over at the How-To Geek website, and occasionally on my blog when I get some time.

Im a conflicted sysadmin/developer and work at Derivco in South Africa.

I also won the PowerShell Scripting Games in 2013.

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Dec
4
revised Reinstalling a fresh Windows 8 on my new laptop
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Dec
4
answered Reinstalling a fresh Windows 8 on my new laptop
Dec
3
answered What is this triangle wireless connection in Windows 8?
Dec
3
comment Windows 8 keeps removing some start screen shortcuts I make
Delete it from the location i said, then re create it ? What happens?
Dec
2
comment Windows 8 keeps removing some start screen shortcuts I make
Does the original shortcut still exist at: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
Nov
28
revised Windows 8 and multi-booting woes amongst other issues
Nov
28
answered Windows 8 and multi-booting woes amongst other issues
Nov
28
comment Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
@Magnetic_dud i did answer your question, i dont know why you accepted the other one, but anyway....
Nov
27
comment Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
@Ramhound I never said that they don't give you any option at all, what I actually meant was that they could also include an install disc if they don't want to include a partition.
Nov
27
comment Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
yes this answer is certainly legit, advising you to download an ISO from the internet.
Nov
27
revised Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
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Nov
27
comment Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
that might be true for one or two OEMs, but certainly not all of them. Some PCs dont even come with a recovery partition.
Nov
27
answered Windows 8 Licensing on new PCs - can I wipe the HDD?
Nov
23
answered How can I run Windows Defender while running a second anti-virus in Windows 8?
Nov
21
answered How to remove IIS 7 on Windows 7
Nov
16
comment Selecting a different parent in Family Safety filters for Windows 8?
are you both administrators ? also as far as i can tell, it will use whichever account you used to set up the family safety for that user.
Nov
15
answered Is there any way to 'preview' an item in the Recycle Bin?
Nov
15
answered How Do I Set the Win8 Remote Desktop to Map Local Drives?
Nov
14
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
12
revised Where does MS's SmartScreen Filter come from?
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