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      • #100980

        A handy resource to help you locate the AKB article you seek a little easier than our non-sorted, latest at the top, Knowledge Base Page.

        Rev. 1.15 | July 8, 2020

        1000001 Using the System File Checker
        1000002 Links to Flash Update Resources
        1000003 Manually Install the Latest Microsoft Root Certificates
        1000004 Disable Automatic Update in Vista, Win7 or 8.1
        1000005 Disable Automatic Update in Win10
        1000006 Checksum Verification of Downloaded Files

        2000001 Backup Windows Live Mail
        2000002 Cannot Consistently Drag and Drop Attachments Out of an Outlook Message Window to the Desktop
        2000003 Ongoing List of Group B Updates for Win7 and 8.1
        2000004 How to apply the Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups
        2000005 How to update Windows 10 – safely
        2000006 See if Microsoft is blocking Windows Update on your new computer
        2000007 Turning off the worst Windows 7 and 8.1 snooping
        2000008 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article Lister (Microsoft Excel macros)
        2000009 Getting out of a no-boot situation after installing Windows updates
        2000010 Windows 8.1 tips
        2000011 Group A, Group B and Group W – what’s the difference?
        2000012 Neutralize Telemetry and Sustain Windows 7 & 8.1 Monthly Rollup Model
        2000013 How to clear the Windows Update queue in Win10
        2000014 Ongoing List of Apple Operating System Updates
        2000015 Listing of vendors that will sell Windows 7 ESU to small businesses
        2000016 Guide for Windows Update Settings for Windows 10
        2000020  Mac Guide for Windows Users Wanting to Switch
        2000021 iPad Guide for Windows Users Wanting to Switch
        2952664 Telemetry in Win7/8.1 – KB2952664, KB2977759, KB2976978, & KB3150513

        3000001 Unable to Print a .pdf Document
        3000002 Choose an AntiVirus Product
        3000003 Firefox: Additional Security, Telemetry and Security Tweaks
        3000004 Dropbox Changes Public Folders
        3000005 On the subject of Botnets
        3172605 Solving Win7 Update Scan Slowdowns

        4000002 Fix Shutdown from Overheating
        4000003 Changing your PCs Battery CR2032
        4000004 Memory: Do You Have Enough
        4000005 Care and Feeding of a Wireless Router
        4000006 What is the Internet
        4000007 What is High Speed Internet
        4000008 Ergonomics for Your Desktop Computer
        4000009 Considerations for changing your email address
        4000010 A Guide to Archiving RedBook Standard Audio CD’s

        5000001 Is a Chromebook Right for You?

        6000001 Windows Health Release Dashboard

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      • #118388

        Please explain the meaning of the numbering system.  There appear to be four groups at present.


        While I understand the “regular” ones like 3172605, it’s the others with all the zeros that might have some of us wondering or curious.

        Additionally, why does the letter “A” come at the front of “AKB 2000003?”

        • #118392

          The A in AKB stands, naturally, for AskWoody.
          The groupings 1, 2, 3, 4 are an effort to differentiate the topics by type.
          The 7-digit numbering alludes to the well-known MS KB numbering format.

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