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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By strollin
There was a period (80's & 90's) when the...

There was a period (80's & 90's) when the lubricant they put on the disk surface could break down and cause the head to stick in place where it sat on the disk. It was referred to as stiction and in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
So did you get things working? Are you able to...

So did you get things working? Are you able to watch the videos on your laptop from your Samsung phone?
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
You couldn't get the DLNA Player app to work on...

You couldn't get the DLNA Player app to work on your device so I provided a link to a different app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lna.ctrl&hl=en This app is called GinkoDLNA and is a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
The combination of GinkoDLNA and MX Player works...

The combination of GinkoDLNA and MX Player works very well on both my LG G2 phone and my Nexus 7 tablet. I can connect to the media server and navigate thru the videos using the GinkoDLNA app and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Day Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
That is a different issue entirely. You need to...

That is a different issue entirely. You need to either convert those videos to a format that the player recognizes or find another DLNA player that supports those video formats. Personally, I have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Day Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
I have no explanation as to why the DLNA Player...

I have no explanation as to why the DLNA Player app force closes on your Android Device. You could try uninstalling the DLNA app (uninstall from Settings-Apps but use the Clear data and Clear cache...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
We already said that both the laptop and the...

We already said that both the laptop and the Android device would be connected to the same router via wifi. Isn't that correct?

The DLNA client will be able to list and navigate the videos that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
Probably the easiest way would be to setup a DLNA...

Probably the easiest way would be to setup a DLNA compliant video server on the laptop, then connect to it using a DLNA client from the Android device.

Here's a tutorial on how to setup Win 7...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By strollin
I have told you about "selective sync" which can...

I have told you about "selective sync" which can be used to control what gets synced. Have you looked at the DropBox preferences and looked for "selective sync"? Right-click on the DropBox icon in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By strollin
I don't know of a way to do what you want via...

I don't know of a way to do what you want via Bluetooth but if both the laptop and the Android device were networked together (such as by connecting both to the same router via wifi) then it would be...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By strollin
Yes. They sync in both directions. You can also...

Yes. They sync in both directions. You can also choose what other computers are synced. For instance, let's say you have a desktop, laptop and a tablet. You have a folder in DropBox called...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By strollin
Generally, the cloud based storage allows you to...

Generally, the cloud based storage allows you to pick and choose what files are synced to your local drive. For instance, you could have 6 folders on DropBox but have only 3 of them synced to your...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By strollin
Have you considered creating a hyperlink in an...

Have you considered creating a hyperlink in an adjoining cell that will allow you to click on the link and bring up a picture of the person? You could actually use the person's name as the text for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By strollin
Have you tried contacting CSR? CSR PLC Customer...

Have you tried contacting CSR? CSR PLC Customer Support (http://www.csr.com/contact/csr-customer-support)
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By strollin
I installed Win 7 Pro on my Atom powered Acer...

I installed Win 7 Pro on my Atom powered Acer Aspire One netbook and ran it like that for about 4 years. It ran decent enough considering it was maxed out with 1.5G of RAM (I also replaced the 120G...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By strollin
No problem, once the cloning operation completes...

No problem, once the cloning operation completes the software will sit waiting patiently for your next command.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By strollin
Depending on what you mean by "hard drive is...

Depending on what you mean by "hard drive is about to fail" you may not be able to get a clean image backup. If the drive is exhibiting read errors while trying to run, it may have bad sectors on it...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By strollin
In 1984 my first computer, an IBM PC, had a...

In 1984 my first computer, an IBM PC, had a 4.77Mhz 8088 cpu, 256K of RAM, IBM DOS 2.1, 2 360K floppy drives and a 4-color CGA (Color Graphics Adapter) video card and monitor. I also purchased,...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By strollin
I remember installing Win 1.0 and thinking how...

I remember installing Win 1.0 and thinking how useless it was. The graphics were very primitive. I couldn't afford any Windows apps at the time and there were very few apps that were Windows...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By strollin
For Cat5 or Cat6 the max cable run is generally...

For Cat5 or Cat6 the max cable run is generally quoted as 100M. Here's a link to the cable specs: CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT7 and CAT7a Information (http://www.xmultiple.com/xwebsite-forum24.htm)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By strollin
What speed is your current switch? What speed...

What speed is your current switch? What speed NICs are in your computers?

There are essentially 2 speed classes for switches/routers. There's 10/100 which has been around for many years and...
Forum: Gaming 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By strollin
I'm not a gamer but thought I'd try this free...

I'm not a gamer but thought I'd try this free game out. Holy crap what a bunch of hurdles to jump thru to get it! As far as I'm concerned Steam sucks. Still waiting for the game to finish...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By strollin
I'm not sure if we can help but, as a start, what...

I'm not sure if we can help but, as a start, what model TV? What router? How far is the TV from the router? Can the TV connect via ethernet and, if it can, does it work then?
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By strollin
I agree that you should be able to backup the 1st...

I agree that you should be able to backup the 1st partition to the second (verified on my system). I don't see anything obviously wrong in your screenshot of Disk Management.

Just a shot in the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By strollin
I don't think you should put memory into it right...

I don't think you should put memory into it right away, there may be another issue. If you look at the WEI score you posted, not only is your RAM rated at 2.3 but so is your processor. If you are...
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