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Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 383
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What is the File Manager? Where can I find it?

What is the File Manager? Where can I find it?
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Why Doesn't Desktop Communicate With Laptop? Neither USB or Router.

Desktop: Homebuilt PC. Windows 7 Pro. Ethernet to Verizon FiOS Router
Laptop: HP Elitebook circa 2009. Windows 7 (how find which kind?). Wireless to same router and/or USB connection.

Why...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 9,892
Posted By TomBrooklyn
I wound up buying Fences 2.0 a while ago. It...

I wound up buying Fences 2.0 a while ago. It cost about $10. I think Fences stopped offering their free version.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Why Use a Standard Account Instead of Administrator?

Why ought somebody who has a PC and put's Windows on it, create a standard account and use it for their everyday computing, instead of just using the Administrator's account they created when they...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By TomBrooklyn
How Burn DVD or CD?

How do I burn a DVD or CD with Windows 7?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 5,913
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Thanks for explaining those differences. It...

Thanks for explaining those differences.

It seems interesting that Windows Live doesn't seem popular, especially since this is a Windows website.

I'll check out Thunderbird.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 5,913
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Windows Live versus Outlook? What's the Difference?

What is the difference between Windows Live and Outlook?

What is the difference between Outlook and Outlook.com?

Is Outlook free? Outlook.com is free. I found Outlook and it didn't...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By TomBrooklyn
IE: Can Frequent Websites Be Moved or Pinned?

On the Internet Explorer browser, can the Frequent websites that appear be sorted, moved, and/or pinned to the page or pinned in place? And if so, how are those things done?
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By TomBrooklyn
What Are Sensors?

What are sensors, and what are they about?


In the Control Panel, I just found Sensors. I never heard anything about sensors before.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Right-O, Pauly. Thanks. On a general...

Right-O, Pauly. Thanks.


On a general note: where could one find a list of all the commands that work in the Start/Run box?
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By TomBrooklyn
How Determine If Hard Drive Is Physical or Virtual?

How can one determine if a hard drive is physical or virtual?

(From software--without opening up the computer.)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By TomBrooklyn
It seems to be working properly again most of the...

It seems to be working properly again most of the time. One time after it had been asleep overnight, it didn't wake up immediately, but when I allowed it to take it's own course, it woke up after...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By TomBrooklyn
I got that to get the monitors to go to sleep,...

I got that to get the monitors to go to sleep, but after sleeping for several hours, they didn't wake up when I pressed some keys. I had to reboot the computer to wake them up.


When they...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By TomBrooklyn
That ought to do it. Thanks.

That ought to do it. Thanks.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By TomBrooklyn
How Make Monitors Sleep When Inactive??

How do I make my monitors go to sleep after a period of inactivity?


They used to go to sleep, but I turned that off for a specific reason. Now I can't remember how I did it, and now I...
Forum: Customization 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,689
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Actually, since I need reading glasses now, if I...

Actually, since I need reading glasses now, if I don't have my glasses on, I can see and interpret the hands on an analog clock much more easily than I can read the numbers on a digital clock. ...
Forum: Customization 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,689
Posted By TomBrooklyn
How See Digital Clock From Task Bar Clock?

In the task bar, when I click on the clock, how can I make the clock window that pops show me a digital clock?


Currently, it shows me an image of a legacy round analog clock.
Forum: Software 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By TomBrooklyn
What Is Windows Live ID?

What is Windows Live ID, and the Sign-In Helper (or sign-in assistant?)


How does it work? Is it recommended to install? Does it have any downsides?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jun 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Well it seems some people have found Libraries...

Well it seems some people have found Libraries useful.

To me, it seemed like an added layer of a directory structure--that could be useful, but could also potentially lead to some...
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Is Libraries Useful; a Debilitating Crutch--Or Both?

While it seems Libraries can be helpful for finding user data that may not all be neatly stored in one or several logical and easily found places; it also seems to me it would be better for a user...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By TomBrooklyn
OK. Thanks. I had Windows set before so it...

OK. Thanks. I had Windows set before so it was rebooting my computer on me without asking permission, so at least I got rid of that obnoxious nonsense.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Where do you look to find reports of problems?

Where do you look to find reports of problems?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 May 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By TomBrooklyn
Should I Accept Most Updates Blindly? (Without Checking Each One)

Given a large list of Optional Updates by Windows 7 Pro, and having better things to do than carefully check what each one is for, should I just accept them all, minus any I'm pretty sure I don't...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By TomBrooklyn
When Does Windows Check For Updates?

After choosing how Windows can install updates in the Control Panel/All CPI/Windows Update/Change Settings window to:"Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them"

when...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By TomBrooklyn
That did it. Thanks.

That did it. Thanks.
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