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Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By traderpats
Depending on your needs it will vary. For what...

Depending on your needs it will vary. For what we did MyFax worked just fine. Its all web-based so nothing to install. Just scan docs as say pdf and upload to the fax service. It ran $10/mo so it...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 8,340
Posted By traderpats
You'll be fine. Home Premium 64-bit can address...

You'll be fine. Home Premium 64-bit can address up to 16GB. I believe the Home Basic version is limited to 8GB...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By traderpats
You can also hit the "shift" + click combo on the...

You can also hit the "shift" + click combo on the icon in question. It will open another instance of Explorer , Browser, whatever ....
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,915
Posted By traderpats
You have your research cut out for you on this...

You have your research cut out for you on this one. First off, so you don't waste your time, find out how many times the hdd will accept a pw attempt before a restart is needed. I believe around 5...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,750
Posted By traderpats
By "Your router" in Device Manager I take it...

By "Your router" in Device Manager I take it you're talking about your network adapter? What are your power settings for the network adapter? Next time you have you device listed in Device Manager...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,233
Posted By traderpats
This is a straight forward guide: Windows 7 ad...

This is a straight forward guide: Windows 7 ad hoc network (http://www.kombitz.com/2009/02/09/windows-7-how-to-create-an-ad-hoc-network/)
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,748
Posted By traderpats
So you want to block internet access but allow...

So you want to block internet access but allow local network access? If so from Windows I don't know as that is pretty specific.

You should be able to specifically block INTERNET access for a...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,373
Posted By traderpats
I had a similar issue awhile back. To make a...

I had a similar issue awhile back. To make a long story short it turned out to be a bad ram module. Similar to your issue the data, whether copying between drives or downloading from the net,...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By traderpats
Just to save some time and disk space, have you...

Just to save some time and disk space, have you tried running the program / installer in XP compatibility mode? That's worked for at least one of my balky programs. On the program file just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By traderpats
Switch the monitor cables on your card. If the...

Switch the monitor cables on your card. If the old monitor works on another connection then it's the card. If the the other monitor works on both connections it's the old monitor. Could check the...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By traderpats
There are online fax services, we've used on for...

There are online fax services, we've used on for years now. Cheaper than maintaining a dedicated fax line. To use the web-based service we sign into our account, fill out the fax info ie...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 17,669
Posted By traderpats
EDIT: Never mind, didn't read "laptop" in...

EDIT: Never mind, didn't read "laptop" in OP.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By traderpats
Well damn....that Partition Wizard is a nice...

Well damn....that Partition Wizard is a nice piece of work. Just added to my toolbox. Thanks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 15,135
Posted By traderpats
For what it's worth.... Just cloned an hdd to...

For what it's worth.... Just cloned an hdd to ssd. Installed them both on the computer and used a freeware program called EaseUS. Really couldn't have been easier.

Select source drive,...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By traderpats
You'll most likely get a better response but the...

You'll most likely get a better response but the way I understand it your MBR is on your first partition. When you reinstalled Win7 that was overwritten so the other partitions don't exist to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,676
Posted By traderpats
Had an overheating (fan running almost all the...

Had an overheating (fan running almost all the time) issue recently. Found my dual core cpu was always cranked up to about 70% or so. I tracked it down to a corrupt handwriting recognition file. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By traderpats
What others have already said. However since the...

What others have already said. However since the sata III ssd should work just fine on the sata II board, (that's what I'm currently running), consider purchasing a sata III ssd. Even a small...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 5,221
Posted By traderpats
The 5400 rpm hdd is without a doubt the...

The 5400 rpm hdd is without a doubt the bottleneck in your system. The components all need to "balance" in function or you're just wasting money. I'd love to have the latest cpu as much as the next...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,571
Posted By traderpats
" ... as the price of mechanical hard drives is...

" ... as the price of mechanical hard drives is so stupidly high, id suggest a small SSD and wait for mechanical drives to drop."

That's very good advice. OS and programs on an SSD absolutely...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 5,221
Posted By traderpats
It all depends on whether the MoBo chipset /...

It all depends on whether the MoBo chipset / socket / bios will support the processor in question and whether the chip itself is user replaceable ie not soldered onto the board.

If you're just...
Forum: News 14 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By traderpats
I have to give MS a big kudos on this one. Nice...

I have to give MS a big kudos on this one. Nice move and no doubt will be much appreciated by those soldiers it helps. Thank You! Now if some other big companies can also step up to the plate...
Forum: System Security 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,728
Posted By traderpats
Like many others I stopped using Norton years ago...

Like many others I stopped using Norton years ago due to the it being a resource hog for starters. They were essentially off my radar until I started hearing good things about them again a few years...
Forum: News 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 12,538
Posted By traderpats
This. Easy peasy, been using it for a long...

This. Easy peasy, been using it for a long time...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,617
Posted By traderpats
Most bios will allow for temp safety settings in...

Most bios will allow for temp safety settings in bios if that is a concern...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By traderpats
If just wanting to have a copy of a "clean" OS I...

If just wanting to have a copy of a "clean" OS I would suggest setting it up exactly how you want to save it. Then make an image and save it to maybe your slower disk or preferably an exterior disk....
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