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Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By strollin
Do you know if the NIC ever worked? I have had...

Do you know if the NIC ever worked? I have had several motherboards with built-in NICs where the NIC simply died after a few months and I had to install a PCI card and disable the on-board.

How...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By strollin
I've been using Kingsoft office on my Android...

I've been using Kingsoft office on my Android tablet (Nexus 7) for a couple of years now and found it to be fairly decent. I recently got a Surface Pro 3 tablet and have MS Office 2013 on it. Since...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By strollin
It may be ancient news but I found it to be dead...

It may be ancient news but I found it to be dead on. I fall squarely into the 3rd group and, even though I have a smartphone, tablet, netbook, laptop and desktop, my primary/preferred computing...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By strollin
Outlook.com is mostly a renamed Hotmail.com with...

Outlook.com is mostly a renamed Hotmail.com with an updated interface. MS Outlook, which is part of MS Office, is an entirely different product. Outlook.com is web-based and accessed via a browser,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By strollin
Generally speaking, if a laptop is capable of...

Generally speaking, if a laptop is capable of running Vista it should be capable of running Win 7. If it ran ran well with Vista it should run well with Win 7 as Win 7 is less resource intensive...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By strollin
Why bother with moving the folder? Every browser...

Why bother with moving the folder? Every browser I've used may default to the downloads folder on the C: drive but also allows you to specify a different folder. I simply point the browser to the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By strollin
What right do you have to get angry over not...

What right do you have to get angry over not receiving help here? You do realize that this forum is not associated in any way with Microsoft and the members are just people trying to help on their...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By strollin
You will never recover the time you are spending...

You will never recover the time you are spending trying to defrag your drive. You may see a very small increase in file access performance but the time wasted during the defrag will completely...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By strollin
Much easier to just use TeamViewer.

Much easier to just use TeamViewer.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By strollin
I use a FAX service called PamFAX to send faxes. ...

I use a FAX service called PamFAX to send faxes. I like it because there are no monthly subscription fees like many FAX services. You buy credits that don't expire and are charged $0.13 a page to...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By strollin
Perhaps your AV is blocking the software from...

Perhaps your AV is blocking the software from running. What AV are you running? There may be an option where you can exclude the AV from blocking the MagicDisk software.

As far as alternatives,...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By strollin
On a 64-bit system, the OS will create the...

On a 64-bit system, the OS will create the "Program Files" folder where 64-bit programs will be installed and "Program Files (x86)" folder where 32-bit programs will be installed. This is perfectly...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
Layback - Kathy025 is talking about using a...

Layback - Kathy025 is talking about using a crossover ethernet cable between 2 computers. The USB cable you posted the links to would work as well but is a different animal entirely.

Here's a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
Here's an MS article on how to do it: Connect two...

Here's an MS article on how to do it: Connect two computers using a crossover cable - Windows Help (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/connect-two-computers-crossover-cable#1TC=windows-7)
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By strollin
I wasn't involved in the space landing as you...

I wasn't involved in the space landing as you were Fireberd, that sounds cool!

I was attending The Boy Scout National Jamboree at Faragut State Park, Idaho on this day 45 years ago. We listened...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By strollin
Exactly. I have worked for a number of companies...

Exactly. I have worked for a number of companies that were acquired. The people that get laid off are generally from accounting, marketing, HR and areas like that. Rarely is there cuts from...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,139
Posted By strollin
A little story regarding only using 1 hand when...

A little story regarding only using 1 hand when working with electricity.

When I was attending electronics school in the army in 1972, we would be asked to "test" each other by going to a rack of...
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By strollin
As ignatzatsonic said, it depends on what you...

As ignatzatsonic said, it depends on what you mean by cleanup. Booting the cloned drive would be problematic but you could attach the cloned drive to your PC as an external drive (not boot from it)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By strollin
Looks like you have a 240GB or so sized drive...

Looks like you have a 240GB or so sized drive there which is small by today's standards. You should do what was suggested (shrink E:, expand C: ) but you should also consider getting a larger drive....
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By strollin
I don't see myself switching away from FireFox...

I don't see myself switching away from FireFox anytime soon. It's still better than the competition, IMO.
Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By strollin
I ran into a similar situation using Office 2013...

I ran into a similar situation using Office 2013 the other day. When I went to activate Office on my new machine the activation failed reporting that the key had been activated the max number of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By strollin
For the most part, I also treat my ssds as "just...

For the most part, I also treat my ssds as "just another drive". However, in regards to defragging, it's not a matter of making the ssd last longer, it's simply that running defrag on the ssd will...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By strollin
It's recommended that you never defrag an ssd...

It's recommended that you never defrag an ssd since an ssd purposely spreads writes over the entire disk to prevent over utilizing the same data cells.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By strollin
Did you empty the recycle bin?

Did you empty the recycle bin?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By strollin
You may need to delete the existing partition and...

You may need to delete the existing partition and create a new partition that covers the whole drive. If you simply format the drive, you will only end up with only 3.09GB.
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