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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By pintree3
How2 find hardware serial numbers

The web is full of sites on how to find the serial number of your computer but not all serial numbers of hardware belonging to it.
I also found 'Hardware ID Extractor.exe' which is extremely limited...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By pintree3
Hi Andrew. You explain "explain why time is such...

Hi Andrew. You explain "explain why time is such a important thing to be correct" and I can see that. The strange thing is shouldn't Windows then say, "Oh wait it appears you need 65,543 updates...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By pintree3
Problem solved

Holy moly. You can't believe what the problem and therefore solution was. But 1st of all let me thank you ENORMOUSLY :-)
As I looked at your link and began reading about the DLLs I thought to myself...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By pintree3
Can't update Windows and All HTTPS sites produce an error and more

It all started with the installation of a Asus Sonar DG sound card or perhaps a coincidence.
The installation from its Cd did not seem to want to complete although it did seem to be at 100% so in...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By pintree3
Thanks rvcjew. I am aware of such things...

Thanks rvcjew. I am aware of such things regarding windows settings to lower the volume when say, on Skype, but that is not my case--it is not set as such. I can go to youtube while on skype and all...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By pintree3
thanks firebred. I had never noticed that detail....

thanks firebred. I had never noticed that detail. However, it seems that only the opposite is true. That is I can make system sounds lower than (or equal to) the rest but never higher.
BTW I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By pintree3
Windows sound not too aidible compared to media

All my media players play sound well (including internet based ones), both music and video but Windows default sounds are barely audible. Why s this so and is it fixable? I think this happened after...
Forum: Customization 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By pintree3
Can the white color background be changed in Explorer?

In Windows explorer, you can change the borders, the scroll bar, the text etc. etc. but all around those the color is white. I was thinking that perhaps in doing it a light grey (or blue, beige) etc....
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By pintree3
Is it worth getting a bottom of the line sound card

I've read that adding a sound card will make your CPU work less. Good, but one usually buys a sound card primarily for better sound. So not being in a position to buy a good sound card until perhaps...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By pintree3
Thanks maxie. There was a step left I had left...

Thanks maxie. There was a step left I had left out which I was not aware of:
I managed to fix the problem. I clicked on the -1- Windows Icon start menu button. -2-Typed in Bluetooth. -3- Clicked on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By pintree3
Bluetooth drivers, pairing & Windows confused; not knowing anything.

Such a title will get me in trouble and possible few viewers but I couldn't figure out how to properly address my problem--sorry.
Here goes. I bought a bluetooth dongle. Had problems installing its...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By pintree3
Wow! Thanks for the help everyone: what a...

Wow! Thanks for the help everyone: what a response :-)
Attached is what I have (& what I had was quite similar)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By pintree3
Internal HD power adapter for external use.

Years back, being cheaper than external drives I had bought an internal drive as a backup. I also bought an USB to IDE/SATA kit in order to make the backup with. Well the kit seemed to be problematic...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By pintree3
Thank you very much to both of you--truly helpful...

Thank you very much to both of you--truly helpful
There are 2 missing which from what you've given me I will be able to find nevertheless. Out of my power supply there are cables where the sockets...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By pintree3
Names of wires and cables wanted

Does anyone know of a website showing photos of the different types of wires and cables used inside a computer? It's easy to find what connects on the outside: USB, ethernet, audio etc. BUT what on...
Forum: Themes and Styles 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By pintree3
A Guy / Hermitt43 thanks From scratch? I...

A Guy / Hermitt43 thanks
From scratch? I thought that is what I was trying to do. Following the instrcutions I gave or the ones given to me that is what I thought I was doing. As to testing my...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By pintree3
OK sorry it took a while to reply--have been...

OK sorry it took a while to reply--have been busy. !st of all I don't know what I did (too many things have happened in my life in a week) but the problem seems to have solved itself...
Forum: Themes and Styles 05 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By pintree3
Thanks "A guy" --love your name BTW :-) Yup,...

Thanks "A guy" --love your name BTW :-)
Yup, done to the T. The instructions given on your link are exactly the same as those I wrote. The link gave extra info at the end and the settings they...
Forum: Themes and Styles 02 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By pintree3
Win desktop theme won't stick

This is my process:
1- R-click on desktop --> Personalize
2- Click on 'Desktop Background'
3- Click on Browse: Choose folder with multiple pictures in it (It only allows folders and not files...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
Oops sorry :-( I had used: Incoming server...

Oops sorry :-(
I had used: Incoming server (IMAP): Either 993 (ssl)" before
The new number is: Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 (ssl)
I had used 25 (also given here) and another number given at some...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
BINGO :-) it all had to do with one number. All...

BINGO :-) it all had to do with one number. All works fine
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
The problem with that is that using pop3 instead...

The problem with that is that using pop3 instead of IMAP is not complete--limiting what can be done or how outlook can be used. Anyhow, I found something else that is of interest. According to the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
Thanks TanyaC Nope, as before the first test...

Thanks TanyaC
Nope, as before the first test went well, the 2nd test 'email' failed I tried that port you gave with all 4 settings
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
I was using the wrong SMTP. Now though the...

I was using the wrong SMTP. Now though the outgoing test does well the email test fails.
Yahoo says:
Outgoing (SMTP)
smtp.mail.yahoo.com
SSL and TLS
Port 465
I can't use both SSL & TTL. My...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By pintree3
That is exactly where I had gone to do what was...

That is exactly where I had gone to do what was done. You make a good point when you say, "don't forgot to set the correct ports" the problem is, one is never given that choice.Look at the imagge...
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