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Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,938
Posted By boidsonly
The 6gb of RAM that I had would cause stutters in...

The 6gb of RAM that I had would cause stutters in my music when ripping video at the same time. Additionally, it seemed like a challenge to me. For $44 US, I went from 6gb to 16gb; money well spent...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,938
Posted By boidsonly
Qosmio X505-Q898 laptop was able to upgrade to 16gb RAM

FWIW, all the literature for the Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q898 (and, I assume, the others in this series) was to max out at 8gb RAM. Well, I am here to tell you that is not true. FYI, I have Win 7 Home...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By boidsonly
I read just the first one-lol. Many thanks-just...

I read just the first one-lol.
Many thanks-just what I needed.
Jeff
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By boidsonly
Thanks for the reply. What/where should I look...

Thanks for the reply. What/where should I look to see what is causing the backups to run so often? Sorry for the lack of experience with this issue but this has me perplexed...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By boidsonly
Here you are-an example of the 1286 files... ...

Here you are-an example of the 1286 files...

D:\JEFFX505Q898\Backup Set 2012-10-07 190001\Backup Files 2012-10-07 190001\Backup files 1.zip
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By boidsonly
Help! 1286 Backup.zip files-low on disk space error

I have 1286 Backup.zip files and assume they are Win 7 backups? Is it safe to delete them and why are there so many? Do I have a setting turned on that I don't need? I am getting "low on disk...
Forum: News 07 Nov 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By boidsonly
I made the switch to Opera during ver. 9 and have...

I made the switch to Opera during ver. 9 and have not looked back. After installing the tracking blocker add-on, "Ghostery" and seeing all the tracking/data mining Chrome/other browsers were doing,...
Forum: News 27 Sep 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,216
Posted By boidsonly
Don't put anything in the cloud you don't want...

Don't put anything in the cloud you don't want seen on the front page of the newspaper...
Other than that, I find cloud storage very useful, if somewhat limited in capacity by the various...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By boidsonly
Thank you-that was what I wanted to hear. ...

Thank you-that was what I wanted to hear.

Best,
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By boidsonly
Using new Outlook.com-can I remove Win Lv Mail from my PC?

I really like the new Outlook and have moved my emails/contacts to it.

Can I now remove Windows Live Mail from my PC and recoup the space? My SSD is only 64gb and it is quickly closing in on...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By boidsonly
It will not work at all with Opera. Ads? ADS? ...

It will not work at all with Opera. Ads? ADS? Really? What are they thinking?

BTW, am I the only person in the world that cannot get his email from ATT.net/yahoo using Windows Live, Outlook 10...
Forum: News 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 164
Views: 15,258
Posted By boidsonly
No thanks-the family will stick with XP and Win7....

No thanks-the family will stick with XP and Win7. I tried 8 and it frustrated me to no end. I can't even begin to imagine what it would do to the the wife. :D

Also going to dump my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
I looked at our startup/service lists and nothing...

I looked at our startup/service lists and nothing stands out by itself. I have been using Windows since 3.1 and this is killing me. I normally troubleshoot any problems we encounter and get things...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
@ Kegobeer I created a new user on her PC...

@ Kegobeer

I created a new user on her PC and Opera 12 popped up immediately so I will check our start up lists and see what is different that is causing her browser to crawl at startup. Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By boidsonly
Type "msconfig" in the run box and select the "Boot"

tab. If you have a check mark in the "No GUI boot" selection box, remove the check.
Click "apply" then "OK".
Close the msconfig window and reboot-that should take care of it.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
Did not think of that...

Thanks, I'll compare the msconfig of each later tonight and see if anything sticks out.

Best regards,
Jeff
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
Sadly, it did not improve the startup time. I...

Sadly, it did not improve the startup time. I downloaded the installer, then completely uninstalled the current Opera on the wife's computer.
I followed your instructions and used the USB option...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
Sorry but I am feeling especially thick this afternoon

I looked under pref's on my current installation and saw nothing that mentions portable install.
If you have the time, would you pls walk me through a portable installation on my wife's PC. ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
I completely uninstalled twice and reinstalled from scratch twice

It did not change the startup delay.
What do you mean by "portable" install?
Do I need to completely uninstall the current SW and then re-install to a new dir or drive? I'm willing to try...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By boidsonly
Opera 12 takes 15-17 seconds to start up-is there anyway

I can check Win7 64 bit to see what the problem is? I have Opera 12 installed on 2 other computers (one with Win7 64 bit and the other w/XP) and the browser opens within seconds. The delay is only...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By boidsonly
Can a Lexar Media 64 GB SDXC Flash Memory Card LSD64GCRBNA133

be used to replace or backup the 64 gb SSD that contains my operating system? This is what I currently have:

TOSHIBA Qosmio X505-Q898

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1

Thanks in...
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