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Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Retiredbill
I experimented and found that clicking F11...

I experimented and found that clicking F11 brought the taskbar back. Thank you very much for your help.

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Retiredbill
Taskbar disappears

On my laptop, the task bar is at the bottom when my desktop is present. When I open my browser (Firefox), the task bar disappears and I can't get it to reappear. I right clicked on the task bar and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Retiredbill
I tried it in a second USB port on the laptop and...

I tried it in a second USB port on the laptop and it worked. Why didn't I think of that? DUH. Thank you very much
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Retiredbill
Thumb drive not recognized

I have both a desktop and a laptop running Win7. I use a password manager on my desktop and decided to copy the password manager to a thumb drive to use on the laptop. I copied the folder to the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Retiredbill
Many thanks, it worked!!

Many thanks, it worked!!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Retiredbill
I checked and I can run a chkdsk automatically on...

I checked and I can run a chkdsk automatically on startup. I would like to know how I can run it from the command prompt.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Retiredbill
Can't run chkdsk

When I try running chkdsk, I get the message that I don't have the privilege. I am able to add software, delete software and perform system changes as I am the only user. How can I upgrade my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By Retiredbill
This question submitted last December and was...

This question submitted last December and was fully resolved in December. Why the response now?
Forum: General Discussion 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Retiredbill
I looked at the link titled anti-frustrations...

I looked at the link titled anti-frustrations software and I got a web page that only contained an App for mobile devices. Was there an error in the link?

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Retiredbill
Slow bootup

My desktop started taking a long long time to boot up. I used MSconfig.exe and went thru the startup list and stopped everything that I understood to be no necessary. I'v also run malwarebytes and...
Forum: Software 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4,536
Posted By Retiredbill
I found the same files in the same location and...

I found the same files in the same location and deleted it and the popup went away. To be sure, I rebooted the computer and it still didn't return. Good!!!
Forum: Software 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4,536
Posted By Retiredbill
Thanks for your response. If I find a deletion...

Thanks for your response. If I find a deletion solution, I'll let you know
Forum: Software 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4,536
Posted By Retiredbill
Magic Barrage deletion

All of a sudden I have magic barrage on my system. I did not intentionally download it and It has a window the appears on my desktop prompting me to play. How can I get rid of this program?
Forum: Sound & Audio 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
Hi djbillyd; No apology necessary. If what you...

Hi djbillyd; No apology necessary. If what you found, helps, good.
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
The speakers have a separate power supply and are...

The speakers have a separate power supply and are connected to the computer via the green jack. I used the configure routine and ran a test of the speakers with no sound from either the left or right...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
My speaker window looks like the one shown. I...

My speaker window looks like the one shown. I double-clicked on the speaker icon and checked the contents. It said it was working properly. I tried one other thing. I went to Windows sounds page and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
The speakers are the default device and have been.

The speakers are the default device and have been.
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
I've uploaded 2 screen shots. I couldn't locate...

I've uploaded 2 screen shots. I couldn't locate the second one you mentioned. Is the second one the correct one? If not give me more detail on how to locate it.
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
The Device Manager said the audio devices were...

The Device Manager said the audio devices were working properly so I uninstalled them anyway. I restarted the computer and the the problem still exists. During restart, the audio devices were...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
The spekers are listed as the default device. I...

The spekers are listed as the default device. I also tried playing a digital recording using Audcity and it did not wotk either. Also when I turn on my backup drive, I don't the get usual sound when...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Retiredbill
No sound on my desktop

I have a desktop running Win 7 home premium, 64 bit. Recently my sound stopped working. I have a pair of external speakers that are turned on with the volume turned up. I haven't made any changes to...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By Retiredbill
Software for uploading camera photos to PC

My wife is an ardent photographer but is not really tech savvy when it comes to computers. Consequently, I'm looking for a software package that will enable her to upload her photos, select which...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,864
Posted By Retiredbill
I hve actually eliminated the annoyance without...

I hve actually eliminated the annoyance without curing the problem. I went to windows update and selected the annoying update, right clicked on it and selected "hide". It no longer appears when I...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Retiredbill
After about an hour, all of a sudden my original...

After about an hour, all of a sudden my original background came alive. I don't know how or why it occurred but it seems to be working properly. Thanks for the suggestions and I'll copy them in case...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Retiredbill
Desktop background all black except for icons

When I booted the computer this morning, I let check disk run. Now my monitor background is black. The icons are visible and colored properly. I select my own background that is changed every 15...
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