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Where iATN members often turn for computer-related problem solving among their peers, including computer related issues unique to repair shop environments, such as shop management software issues, wireless/wired networking in a repair shop, and more. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive PC Users Forum

windows 10 Update
05/23/2018 in the PC Users Forum
I just got off the phone with Microsoft regarding my HP laptop with Win 10. It updated last night and now won't boot. No safe mode or anything. I get a screen asking what keyboard to use then it goes to a repair menu screen. MS says there is an issue but ...
Speed up your laptop/desktop for cheap!
05/07/2018 in the PC Users Forum
I put one of these (this brand/capacity) in my main laptop recently. This machine (Lenovo L530, i5, 8GB RAM) now cold-boots to the Win 10 Pro desktop inside of ten seconds...
Windows 10 Pro
05/02/2018 in the PC Users Forum
I have a fairly new HP laptop that came with Win 10 home. I was digging through here and saw a link that Beevo posted where I can buy the 10 Pro key. Is this all I need? Then just type the key in through the settings? Or do I just bite the bullet and buy ...
Windows Image Based Recovery
04/20/2018 in the PC Users Forum
I wanted to pass along this software. I have used it twice now to recover my system after I mucked about and broke my Windows install. It is free with no crapware coming along for the ride. It's simple and works well. It uses Microsoft's PE environment to...
kernel power, code 41
04/12/2018 in the PC Users Forum
This is my gaming rig [pc specs] that keeps black screening while trying to game. I know it's not auto related, but there are definitely some gurus on here....maybe I can find a resolution here rather than the worthless pc repair places here in my town. S...

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