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Forum: Gadgets 17 Aug 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for your post, Pbcopter. I guess this...

Thank you for your post, Pbcopter. I guess this explains why my CPU Meter gadget quit working after I updated IE 11. I mentioned it the following post last week, when I was trying to figure out a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
Okay, I just saw this thread about Gadgets being...

Okay, I just saw this thread about Gadgets being discontinued by Microsoft - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13787/gadgets-have-been-discontinued

Maybe it no longer displays correctly...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
ThrashZone, thank you for your help! I used...

ThrashZone, thank you for your help!

I used the offline installer and IE shows version 11 now. The update doesn't show in Windows Update history though. (I'm not sure if it's supposed to.)

The...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
Should I just update IE from the software, even...

Should I just update IE from the software, even though I don't use it? (I don't want to cause more problems.) Or can/should I just uninstall IE, since I don't use it.

So, whatever updated today...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
I never use IE, and only opened it about a week...

I never use IE, and only opened it about a week or two ago, very briefly, to check my version... because a friend was having all kinds of problems with update and IE11 and had to know what I had...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
Those are the ones that are still listed as...

Those are the ones that are still listed as available, but do not show that they have been installed. That's what is so strange, it doesn't show anything having been installed today. And other than...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By blue skies
Strange update behavior?

Hello. I always have my Windows Update set to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them." As far as I can tell, I have successfully avoided all of the Windows 10...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Mar 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 403,600
Posted By blue skies
Thank you Shawn. I appreciate your response.:) ...

Thank you Shawn. I appreciate your response.:) I didn't see the option to unpin it when I had it installed - which I thought was strange.

Thanks for the second suggestion... I will use that...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Mar 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 403,600
Posted By blue skies
I installed IE10 with Windows Update. It put an...

I installed IE10 with Windows Update. It put an icon in my taskbar that I couldn't get rid of, (to the right, by my pinned Recycle Bin) which I found very annoying. I rarely use IE and don't want...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By blue skies
I thought I would followup with what I learned in...

I thought I would followup with what I learned in case it ends up helping someone else who searches for answers to these same questions.

I originally thought that using PortableFirefox and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for your replies Robinb9. :) I use...

Thank you for your replies Robinb9. :)

I use WLM client for my business accounts which are not Live accounts. (They go through Yahoo.) Even if it were though, I would still prefer to just have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By blue skies
Best way to Sync email and browser data using online storage?

I would like to sync my Firefox, Thunderbird and Windows Live Mail between my desktop and my notebook computer. (And my Vueminder calendar.) What is the best way to do this?

I was think of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
It worked. I really don't know what my problem...

It worked. I really don't know what my problem was before. I guess it's possible I kept typing it wrong each time - I'm not used to this built-in keyboard, and the text size is tiny because the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
No, I mean I can't even get to msconfig. It's...

No, I mean I can't even get to msconfig. It's missing on this notebook.

ETA: ok, I just retyped it again after waking it back up, and it finally showed up. I tried so many times before and it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
I went to look at startup, but when I type...

I went to look at startup, but when I type msconfig in the search box, nothing shows up. I went to look for the folder in PCHEALTH, and it's not there.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
I was determined to try a clean install on my...

I was determined to try a clean install on my next computer, but I think this situation is just way too complicated for me.

Thanks again to everyone who replied with advice and suggestions. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
Here is my disk management screen cap: ...

Here is my disk management screen cap:

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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
I will definitely do that. That is all...

I will definitely do that.


That is all very good to know. It seems I will only be able to use up to 26 GB total, so the fact that you are able to run the OS, all your programs and a 2 GB...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
Thank you Gregrocker. I looked at your awesome...

Thank you Gregrocker. I looked at your awesome Clean Install tutorial a little while ago. It is very well done.

I have come across these terms before, but I'm not really familiar with them. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for the link to the clean install...

Thank you for the link to the clean install tutorial, LittleJay. I haven't had a chance to look at it yet, but I plan to study it. I've never installed an OS before.

Thank you for your reply...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
I have been searching for more information about...

I have been searching for more information about SSD/HDD, and came across the advice quoted below to

1. Move the Windows paging file to the HDD
3. Move the Windows restore points off the SSD.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,494
Posted By blue skies
New laptop setup, SSD questions

I ordered a new laptop that should be delivered tomorrow, and I was hoping someone could answer a few questions for me. This is the laptop I ordered: Buy.com - Toshiba Satellite U845W 14.4" Core i5...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 8,989
Posted By blue skies
Well, Disk Check ran over night and found no...

Well, Disk Check ran over night and found no problems.

I am still unable to create and save a system image to my new Seagate 3 TB external hard drive.

After Googling and reading various...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 8,989
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for your reply. Microsoft suggested...

Thank you for your reply. Microsoft suggested running Chkdsk on the volume to be backed up and the target for the backup. The new HDD was fine. I ran it on my desktop disk and I was in the other...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 8,989
Posted By blue skies
Huh. I just plugged in the 3 TB drive and was...

Huh. I just plugged in the 3 TB drive and was expecting it to be already formatted by the manufacturer with two partitions - one that is approximately 2 TB and the other almost 800 GB. Either that,...
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