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Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,315
Posted By gordonware
Bumping this once

Bumping this once
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,315
Posted By gordonware
iPhone HotSpot and Toshiba Bluetooth

I have checked the posts and don't see anything that gets to the root of my issue. Here goes:

I have a Toshiba Tecra R10 laptop with Win 7 Ultimate. For Bluetooth it has the most current Toshiba...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By gordonware
This is getting me confused.....

OK, I have 3 Win 7 laptops,and one XP Home laptop on a wireless network. I want to have 2 of the Win 7 units and the XP unit sharing, and exclude the 3rd Win 7 unit from accessing the other 3. They...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By gordonware
Ken, Yes I am using Homegroup on the WIN 7...

Ken,

Yes I am using Homegroup on the WIN 7 machine. What I didn't say is there is another laptop (#4) in the mix, a second WIN 7 machine, so that's why I wanted to use homegroup. Should I switch...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By gordonware
Help Networking WIN 7 and XP

OK, I have one WIN 7 laptop, and 2 XP laptops. I have set my sharing on my WIN 7 folders to share between machines with a particular .net passport. So it is pretty restrictive. On XP machine 1 all is...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,585
Posted By gordonware
What "Parks" the Hard Drive?

It is my undertsanding that when you do a full shutdown of your laptop the HDD is "parked", so the read/write arm thingamajig or whatever it is called cannot touch the disk surface. It is my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By gordonware
Hi Ken, thanks for replying. Here are some...

Hi Ken, thanks for replying. Here are some answers:


Are you using Homegroup for networking?

Homegroup is used on the WIN 7 machine. I map to it from the XP machines using Networking on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By gordonware
Stumped on Folder/File Access from an XP Machine

I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on laptop #1. From laptop #2 that runs with XP Home I can map a network drive location to laptop #1 and access those laptop #1 folders and files just fine. No...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By gordonware
Do both sleep and hibernate appear in the...

Do both sleep and hibernate appear in the Advanced power options lists for your laptop?

Yes

Try setting sleep at one minute and hibernate at 3 minutes to test both modes.

I have tried...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By gordonware
Hibernation and Sleep Within a Power Plan

First, hope this is the right forum to post this issue .....

Has anyone had any luck seeting up one power plan that will successfully hibernate on a set time-out when you are running on...
Forum: System Security 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
Posted By gordonware
HELP! Hijacked Hotmail

Couple weeks ago my wife's hotmail account sent out a couple of unauthorized emails using her contacts list from her Vista laptop. Did a scan with Microsoft Security Essentials which was on that...
Forum: Drivers 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,299
Posted By gordonware
Chipset Update ???

I have installed WIN 7 Pro 64 bit on my HP Dv7 1000 laptop and everything seems to be working fine. No issues at all. I have reinstalled a couple drivers I needed to get things like the fingerprint...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 4,732
Posted By gordonware
Too easy. Thanks Mickey.

Too easy. Thanks Mickey.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 4,732
Posted By gordonware
Old Control Panel Available?

Did a clean install and got almost everything re-installed last night, but one program puts an icon on the Windows Control Panel. Win 7 is giving me the new Control Panel category view and I can't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,056
Posted By gordonware
Oh am I getting confused. I will embellish this...

Oh am I getting confused. I will embellish this with more noob questions, please be patient.....

I have 2 machines, one had Windows Vista Business, and the other Windows Vista Ultimate. Both are...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 4,939
Posted By gordonware
See if I got this right....

So I have my two 64 bit Win 7 RC latest version machines. One was formerly Vista Ultimate, one Vista Business.

My best bet if a version such as Win 7 Pro would work for me would be to buy the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jun 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 4,939
Posted By gordonware
I need some advice.....

I have two machines. Both have the latest Win 7 RC on them.

One used to have Vista Business, the other had Vista Ultimate.

1. Can I upgrade them to Win 7 Pro?

2. Do I need to reinstall...
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