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Forum: Gaming 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By tofts
desktop turned uoside down

My wife let one of grandkids play with her laptop and he was playing some game, 5 and does not remember. But he managed to turn desktop upside down. I tried display setting to no avail and I know...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By tofts
Will give it a shot Thanks

Will give it a shot
Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By tofts
Damn I am sorry I guess I got distracted. Anyway...

Damn I am sorry I guess I got distracted. Anyway I have 85GB unallocated, that was
a fat32 data file. I want to get that 85GB back into NTFS system. To bring my HD back to default.
Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 12 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By tofts
Recapture HD GB from fat 32 data partition

I have 85 GB fat 32 data partition that I have transferred data to external and need
to know the process
Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By tofts
Is windows locked drain on battery

When running windows on notebook (treated like desktop) on battery and with inactivity it switches to locked is that a drain on the battery and secondly how do I extend that time before it goes into...
Forum: Software 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 17,590
Posted By tofts
This Corel Program

Thank you and as a comment I have not a clue how it got there. I will remove it as it seems to serve absolutely no purpose for me

Allen
Forum: Software 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 17,590
Posted By tofts
Label@Once

I recently became aware that this program by Corel was functioning as it were behind scenes and I am curious. My limited research says its function is network monitoring??
Opening the folder under...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,855
Posted By tofts
typing text directly on image

Please advise how do I type text on a given location directly on an image
Thank you
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By tofts
Magnifacation and audio??

Obviously I clicked on something inadvertently and now I have this magnifying glass
displayed on my desktop and this audio following my every move. Sorry for the nontechnical explanation but please...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By tofts
Results 350 GB USB external

I had a live CD on Mint 7 that I burned way back when. Inserted USB, then gparted. Partitioned drive, put the mint 7 in and got a clean bdual boot first time. This is a wireless unit, but mint is not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By tofts
USB install Vs HD

I have taken the sound advice of not partitioning, but rather load linux via USB.
I have 2 brand new commercially produced Linux live CD's and they both freeze
I am told this could be result of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 14,516
Posted By tofts
dual boot

TeZ:
Just had to respond when I read this. I have been cautioned by an administrator on
forum not to partition for Linux because of incompatibility of Grub to win 7 or maybe its this rather unique...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Partition challenge RESOLVED

I appreciate the learning curve and while I am having challenges with win 7 I thought back to my first ISP access 3.1 and 6 floppies. Each upgrade was a learning curve and of them all XP was my...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Partitioning challenge

You asked why not shrink and get after it so to speak?
On the one hand I have the group you side with and the cautious ones who
advise to not partition, but load my Linux distros on another HD. The...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Objective of my wanting to partition

If you were a wood worker and suddenly someone stole your tools you could not do what you enjoyed doing.
I had XP with extended partition and 4 logical. I enjoyed Suse, ubuntu, and the 3rd was my...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Did exactly as you instructed, launched it and...

Did exactly as you instructed, launched it and right clicked and no option but help. I think we have taken this as far as I can go. So I am ready to partition and get this show on road. Made recovery...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Partition challenge & apology

In disk management for whatever reason I was having difficulty with copying or revealing entire info. Finally got it all and sorry for appearing inept, but age is hell:cry:
At any rate see attachment
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
The very best I can do

I expanded this as far as I could
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Sorry for delay I never use IE and when I went...

Sorry for delay I never use IE and when I went there and I did know what I was looking for, but tools or none of those were displayed. I appreciate all you have tried, but my 80 year old brain has...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
One more time

Question, why or what could possibly be the point in Toshiba creating a primary with nothing in it? See attachment and does that change anything.
Please advise
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
While I seem critically challenged in win 7 and I...

While I seem critically challenged in win 7 and I am that is not the case in Linux, which is my entire reason.
In my old PC with XP I had extended with 4 ext partitions and depending how I felt I...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Sorry about cutting off that info. Hope this...

Sorry about cutting off that info. Hope this helps and it sure is helping me Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Happy to and thanks for your reply

Happy to and thanks for your reply
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By tofts
Partitioning challenge with this HD

Partition File Label Size Used Unused
unallocated 1.00MiB
sda1 NTFS System 1.46 GiB ...
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