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Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
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Thanx for the prompt reply.:D

The Apple cd does indeed play on my Windows 7 computer. Thus I should have no trouble with setup. However, having limited expertise in computer technology, I never...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
possible solution

After all the info from different sources, I am still confused on how to proceed here.

My cable company said they would install a router, compatible with PC and Mac for $2.95 a month, which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
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Thanks, Sibbil.

I finally found the Apple cd which accompanied the Airport Extreme router. Apparently, it can be installed from a PC.

I believe the connection is ISP modem>router>CPU using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
I feel like a fool. Perhaps I am one.:o I...

I feel like a fool. Perhaps I am one.:o

I had assumed the Linksys was wireless.:o:o Please forget I ever mentioned this router.:o:o:o

Now back to Apple Airport Extreme.:(

Someone...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
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Linksys model # BEFSR41.

Mentions Win XP in specifications. No mention of Win 7 or Vista.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
wron os

I have accessed linksys webpage for my model and found it is not compatible with Windows 7.

Thus that option is now eliminated.

However, I shall investigate your AE setup information.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
airport extreme setup

According to AE manual, I require a mackintosh computer to set up this router.
Since I am using an HP Pavilion, setup is impossible at this time.:( Once setup is completed, router is compatible...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
my blunder, sorry

REPLY


If your setup is different than above, please describe it in detail.


A cable internet connection, using coax cable from a wall outlet.

Yes, high speed internet using 300 ohm...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
REPLY If your setup is different than...

REPLY


If your setup is different than above, please describe it in detail.


A cable internet connection, using coax cable from a wall outlet.

Yes, high speed internet using 300 ohm...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 May 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
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When unable to access internet, AE was powered off, then on again as instructed by ISP.

Then internet access returned to normal.

Wifi continued as normal after power off/on several times....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
forgot

Sorry.

I forgot to mention that the ethernet splitter manufacturer mentioned, in the very small print AFTER the purchase, that only one device connected to the splitter can be used at a time.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
Apple router continuing problems

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As it was previously. This does not work. Router screwed up file downloads. I have never depended on this router...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
"A good test would be to connect your PC to the...

"A good test would be to connect your PC to the router with an Ethernet cable and then attempt a large download. If the download works fine on the cable then you know the problem is local."

--I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
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Dear TVEblen,

Thank you for your interest and prompt reply.

Previously I had ISP modem>airport router>computer CPU. Problems with downloads occurred only after several months.

Router was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By padyboy
strange problem

I have an Apple Airport Extreme router. I am running win 7 home edition. The Apple router is PC compatible.

The Mac router seems to be incapable of handling downloads of large files.:(

I must...
Forum: System Security 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By padyboy
OS

I ordered Win XP OS disks from HP.

They sent "Application and Driver Recovery DVD" (2 disks).

Is this the Win XP OS I need to reactivate the reformatted hard drive on my old Dell Dimension...
Forum: System Security 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By padyboy
I thought they died when they ate their words, as...

I thought they died when they ate their words, as in Virae?
Forum: System Security 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By padyboy
grats!!

Thanx for the prompt replies!!

All that you say makes sense.

However, when I reformat the old Dell drive, I will delete the OS, no?
What/where would be the cost of restoring the Windows XP...
Forum: System Security 10 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By padyboy
viri, wherefor art thee???

I previously ran a Dell Dimension 5150 (now defunct) desktop computer. That computer used McAfee security software.
It appeared from the performance of the computer that I had downloaded a virus. It...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By padyboy
It appears your fate is sealed.

It appears your fate is sealed.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By padyboy
Sorry. I should have been more precise with my...

Sorry. I should have been more precise with my wording.:o

I am downloading large files, not programs. Of course you are correct; Mac and PC programs are incompatible. I apologize for my...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By padyboy
macbook/pc compatibility

I have downloaded Internet programs using my Win 7 PC. When I attempted to transfer them to disk and play them on my Macbook 2.1 laptop computer for my 93 year old mother, they failed.

My...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,752
Posted By padyboy
I have installed previously mentioned HD...

I have installed previously mentioned HD successfully.
Is it desirable to partition this drive, before storing information? This seems to be a fairly simple task in Windows 7 and would make data...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,752
Posted By padyboy
mark solved.:)

mark solved.:)
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,752
Posted By padyboy
I have purchased an external floppy drive as you...

I have purchased an external floppy drive as you suggested. The alternative internal install is not worth the trouble.

Thanx for the recommendations.
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