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    Windows "Fix it" released


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    Quote Originally Posted by theeldergeek View Post
    ... installed, played with, and immediately uninstalled. Can't see it having much (if any) usefulness here. Aimed at the stand alone home user I would imagine. Someone might find it useful.

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    Its pretty good tbh, it found a few problems with my IE when I ran tests on it (crappy HP toolbar) and things are running faster in IE now.

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    Not looked at the new app but the automatic fix it tools that have been available for a while can be a god send at times.

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    Begs the obvious question: if they know what the problems with their software are and have a tool to fix them, why don't they just 'perma-fix' the software with an update rather than adding in extra steps to do so?

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    I've just installed it on my Vista machine and told it to remove all faults.

    It rebooted and said OS Not Found, I think it works quite well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I've just installed it on my Vista machine and told it to remove all faults.

    It rebooted and said OS Not Found, I think it works quite well.
    *Ba - Dum, Tsss! *

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I've just installed it on my Vista machine and told it to remove all faults.

    It rebooted and said OS Not Found, I think it works quite well.
    There ya problem! Windows!

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    it seems confused on my work xp. says I'm not an administrator :-\

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    Yep, same problem here!

    And yet.....I'm pretty sure I am!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by danrhodes View Post
    There ya problem! Windows!
    It was left with a blast crater after I tried it on my Amiga A500.
    Last edited by K.C.Leblanc; 20th April 2010 at 02:55 PM.

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    I installed at home.............

    Turned out to be a pretty pointless exercise, as it didn't tell me anything I didn't know already!

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    Does anyone have the link for this i can't seem to find it.

    Thanks

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    For those getting non admin messages, it;'s probably checking to see if the account is in the local admin groups, while you're probably using domain admin which inherits it's rights or soemthing.

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    @ FN - You can download it from here: Microsoft Fix it Solution Center

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