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Click on the Forums link at the top of any page and then select the category that best applies to your question.  (For example, Microsoft Office or Hardware.)  Please post your question only once.  You can request that it be moved to another forum later if necessary.

After selecting a forum category, press the orange “Post New Thread” button at either the top or bottom of the list of existing questions.  When writing your question, please be as descriptive as possible.  Please be sure to include your operating system (Windows 7, Windows 10, etc) as well as the exact text of any error message that you might be seeing.

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