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Forum: Chillout Room 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By alphanumeric
I traded the Netbook for an Android tablet. My...

I traded the Netbook for an Android tablet. My brother in law wanted it for his daughter. He's happy and I'm happy. The netbook has Windows 7 on it now. The netbook was given to me, so it was a free...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By alphanumeric
One issue I have is double tapping the touchpad...

One issue I have is double tapping the touchpad isn't doing the double click to open things. I have to tap three times for it to work and even then it sometimes opens behind the current open window....
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By alphanumeric
Looks nice. I'm giving this away, or at least I'm...

Looks nice. I'm giving this away, or at least I'm going to try. ;) If everything works and its not to hard to figure out how to do things, all is good. KISS :)
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By alphanumeric
I installed Lubuntu. Everything seems to be...

I installed Lubuntu. Everything seems to be working. The updater is running now. WIFI works which was my main concern. I'll have to play with it for a bit. The password nag screens when I try to do...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By alphanumeric
Linux on an Acer Aspire One AOA150, recomondations?

I was given an Acer Aspire One AOA150. It originally came with Windows XP. I have Windows 7 on it now but its a little on the slow side. The hardware isn't the fastest, Intel atom Processor and 1.5...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By alphanumeric
It's complicated because somebody is always...

It's complicated because somebody is always looking for a loop hole to try and get something for nothing. Like buying one copy of something and trying to use it multiple times on multiple PC's. The...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By alphanumeric
If it's Windows 7 store bought (not preinstalled)...

If it's Windows 7 store bought (not preinstalled) stand alone OEM version, then a call to Microsoft "should" be all you need to do to transfer it to another PC. Assuming you give the right answers to...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By alphanumeric
If it's a factory OEM Windows 8.x install, the...

If it's a factory OEM Windows 8.x install, the product code / license is baked into the BIOS and locked to that motherboard. Those wouldn't be transferable anyway. The new replacement board, if...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By alphanumeric
As mentioned, its not DOS, its a command shell....

As mentioned, its not DOS, its a command shell. Some things are better done from a command shell than a GUI. It also lets you run scripts to automat things you want to do.
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By alphanumeric
I'm sure my former employer is still running a...

I'm sure my former employer is still running a few XP boxes. They are not connected to the Internet so no big deal. Compatibility would also be an issue. They run very specialized software custom...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By alphanumeric
True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't...

True, but maybe you misunderstood? This isn't Microsoft auditing the Chinese government its it's the Chinese Government going to Microsoft and asking questions.
Forum: News 14 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By alphanumeric
They will have to do something about that issue....

They will have to do something about that issue. Wouldn't surprise me if it is only for corporate products.

Not encouraging for consumers. MS want to "bind us to online and cloud...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Jul 2014
Replies: 279
Views: 9,031
Posted By alphanumeric
My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(

My deepest condolences, rest in peace Gary. :(
Forum: System Security 11 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By alphanumeric
As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no...

As far as I know, once the disk is finalized, no more data can be written to it. Not by normal means anyway.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By alphanumeric
On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set...

On my ASUS motherboards there are jumpers to set the USB ports to the power supplies Aux +5V bus. If I switch the jumpers to this mode the USB ports stay powered up when the PC is off. In my case it...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By alphanumeric
I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to...

I used DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to switch to single display. The monitor that is set as the main display is the one that stays on. To switch back to multi monitors I used DisplaySwitch.exe...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By alphanumeric
Have a look at this,...

Have a look at this, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/37625-display-switch-shortcut-create.html
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By alphanumeric
I run three monitors on my desktop PC. 1 HDMI and...

I run three monitors on my desktop PC. 1 HDMI and 2 DVI. They are actually all DVI though as the HDMI feeds a HDMI to DVI adapter. My sound comes out of my motherboards onboard sound and feeds my PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By alphanumeric
IMHO a 32 GB drive is just to small for Windows...

IMHO a 32 GB drive is just to small for Windows to be run on. If possible you'd be better off installing Windows to the Spinner drive and using the small SSD drive as a cache drive. Or just buy a...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By alphanumeric
I just switch to "PC only" when I game. I run...

I just switch to "PC only" when I game. I run three monitors on my desktop. I have shortcuts for "Extend" and "PC Only". When I'm done gaming I switch back to multi monitors. I just find it easier...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By alphanumeric
Wired or wireless? How old is it?

Wired or wireless? How old is it?
Forum: News 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,212
Posted By alphanumeric
I got that e-mail today, clicking the link got me...

I got that e-mail today, clicking the link got me to here, Microsoft Privacy Statement (http://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/en-us/windowsservices/default.aspx) Looks legit to me. I'm a...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By alphanumeric
Maybe this will help,...

Maybe this will help, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18583-user-folders-restore-default-location.html.
Once you restore the default location you can try moving them to the new location....
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By alphanumeric
My USB 3 enclosure travels with my laptop so it's...

My USB 3 enclosure travels with my laptop so it's nice to only need the single cable and not need to have a power pack. The drive that's in it is actually the factory drive that came in my laptop. It...
Forum: News 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By alphanumeric
Hey alphanumeric, Don't forget about that...

Hey alphanumeric,
Don't forget about that master slave drive jumper nonsense and some drives which refused to work with others even thought they should have. SATA technology is so much better in...
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