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    This topic contains 23 replies, has 19 voices, and was last updated by  OldBiddy 1 month, 1 week ago.

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    • #1874868 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      Hard to believe it’s been this long, but the first post on AskWoody.com appeared on July 14, 2004. Funny that the site’s second post was a recommendat
      [See the full post at: AskWoody.com turns 15 years told]

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    • #1874881 Reply

      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      Hard to believe it’s been this long, but the first post on AskWoody.com appeared on July 14, 2004. Funny that the site’s second post was a recommendat
      [See the full post at: AskWoody.com turns 15 years told]

      Congratulations on the 15th birthday. Well done.

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      • #1875029 Reply

        Philomene123
        AskWoody Plus

        Congratulations Woody for the 15th year of your awesome website! I discovered your site during the w10 campaign on w7. 聽I decided at this time to switch to apple devices. I have no regret. Still have many w10 machines on my network so I still need to lurk LOL

        Well done, I wish the site many more years xxx

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    • #1874880 Reply

      anonymous

      ? says:

      Happy B’day! and thank you and the staff for a decade and a half of聽 answering our burning聽 questions.

      i googled “askwoody wiki,” and the first hit is:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DEFCON

      where trefrence #15 sends the reader to the MS DEFCON page straight here

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    • #1874887 Reply

      anonymous

      thank you Woody & congratulations on 15 years 馃檪

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    • #1874891 Reply

      Doc
      AskWoody Lounger

      Back when I discovered AW, I had hair.
      After many years of reading AW I no longer have hair.
      Coincidence? I think not. Wood, where’s my hair?

      HBD Woody.

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    • #1874892 Reply

      MW
      AskWoody Plus

      Capture9
      “Man, how times have changed!”聽 Oh so true.

      Mozilla went to the dark side several years ago, and they have become buddie-buddies with Google.聽 Firefox can not be trusted.

      Congrats on the 15 years.

       

      W7 & W8.1 - Group W (since April 2017)
      Mac Sierra & Mojave - Group A
      Mint Cinnamon - Group A

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    • #1874897 Reply

      Geo
      AskWoody Plus

      Thanks to Woody,the MVP’s and and聽 all the contributors聽 who聽 are on the Windows front line and give us聽 the latest information before the general public .聽 They help save us 聽 a lot of time and headaches before they can happen; and help with solutions when they do .

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    • #1874899 Reply

      CADesertRat
      AskWoody Plus

      Thanks for the many years of help Woody. Just curious if 15 years “Told” is a typo? 馃檪

      Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 馃檪
      4 Win 10 Pro currently 1809 (3 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

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      • #1875166 Reply

        woody
        Da Boss

        Yep. Think I’ll leave it there for posterity… 馃檪

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    • #1874911 Reply

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Congrats 馃檪

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    • #1874917 Reply

      OldBiddy
      AskWoody Lounger

      Although I鈥檓 not a very active participant (due to my own technical limitations) I am grateful for your and everyone鈥檚 else鈥檚 work in making Windows better all round.
      Congratulations and LLAP Woody!

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    • #1874919 Reply

      Demeter
      AskWoody Plus

      Thanks Woody and the rest of the crew. I found this site after buying & using as a reference Woody’s “XP for Dummies” back in the day until the book was dog-earred! The advice and info. here is invaluable for me, a home user who just wants things to “work” without too many headaches. Win 7 Pro, SP1 (& hanging in with Win 7 as long as feasible.)

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    • #1874935 Reply

      Fred
      AskWoody Lounger

      Hard to believe it’s been this long, but the first post on AskWoody.com appeared on July 14, 2004. Funny that the site’s second post was a recommendat
      [See the full post at: AskWoody.com turns 15 years told]

      GEFELICITEERD still going strong!聽 <3

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    • #1874947 Reply

      Steve S.
      AskWoody Plus

      Congrats on 15 years of AskWoody! Thanks for the many years of information and support that your efforts – and the efforts of so many contributors – have made in my journey with Windows. Who knows how long my relationship with MS will continue but this site is my go-to for making the best of it! Thanks, Woody and all.

      Win7 Pro x64 (Group B), Win10 Pro x64 1809, Linux Mint + a cat with 'tortitude'.

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    • #1874949 Reply

      Charlie
      AskWoody Plus

      I became aware of Woody’s site in one of his books on Win XP in 2006. The excellent book “Windows XP Timesaving Techniques” really impressed me and I had to visit the AskWoody site mentioned in the book. After one visit I was hooked.

      Way to go Woody, and now your crew for a great job helping people.

      Win 7 Home Premium, x64, Intel i3-2120 3.3GHz, Groups B & L

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    • #1874952 Reply

      Pepsiboy
      AskWoody Lounger

      Hard to believe it’s been this long, but the first post on AskWoody.com appeared on July 14, 2004. Funny that the site’s second post was a recommendat
      [See the full post at: AskWoody.com turns 15 years told]

      Congratulations, Woody. I wish I could be 15 again.

       

      Dave

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    • #1874959 Reply

      anonymous

      “Don’t be too surprised if things don’t work right”
      With the teething problems of the recent Windows Secrets merge, it’s good to see some things haven’t changed! 馃槢

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    • #1874986 Reply

      geekdom
      AskWoody Plus

      Congratulations on a 15-year milestone! (You now have a teenager.)

      Group G{ot backup} TestBeta
      Win7Pro路x64路SP1路i3-3220路HDD路Microsoft Security Essentials路Windows Backup路Windows System Image路Windows Rescue Disk路Windows Firewall
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    • #1875213 Reply

      anonymous

      I wish I would have discovered your site earlier, I’m a regular visitor since around 3 years ago.

    • #1875273 Reply

      EP
      AskWoody_MVP

      back then in mid-2004, Microsoft was getting ready to release Service Pack 2 for Windows XP

    • #1875300 Reply

      AlexEiffel
      AskWoody_MVP

      I didn’t have any problem with automatic updating of Windows before visiting Askwoody for the first time after having offline Windows 10 computers freeze once a week at about the same time. Yes, I found and fixed the issue, but since then, I regularly encounter issues with updates on many computers.

      Ignoring the common cause hypothesis, I think maybe Askwoody is responsible for all the problems with Windows 10 and the later Windows 7 updates.

      Since Microsoft is often doing the opposite of what you say, maybe you should try some reverse psychology on them?

      Thank you Woody and the great team of MVPs. Congratulations on putting together such a respectful place with some extremely knowledgeable people.

    • #1875742 Reply

      Purg2
      AskWoody Lounger

      Congratulations on the milestone & thank you for providing a “unique respite from the madness.”

      Woody, Bosses, MVP’s, and contributors you all are to be proud of what you do here.

      Win 8.1 Group B, Linux Dabbler

      • #1876031 Reply

        OldBiddy
        AskWoody Lounger

        @purg2 it took me a minute but I just realized you baked a 鈥渨oody鈥 cake – very clever!

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