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Forum: Drivers 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By SledgeDG
I would just try to get the matching 32 bit XP...

I would just try to get the matching 32 bit XP driver from Kyocera and install in manually. That's how I did it decades ago when the printer ran on a W2000 server and I had to use it from WfW Desktops
Forum: System Security 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By SledgeDG
You might have accidentally clicked the wrong...

You might have accidentally clicked the wrong button. They make it that way for a reason. Just follow Heyyou's advice that should take care of the issue.
Forum: Security News 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By SledgeDG
Just another reminder how important it is not to...

Just another reminder how important it is not to reuse passwords. At the least not at accounts where it matters
So as soon as money or personal data is at stake, make sure you have a strong password...
Forum: Gaming 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 35
Views: 101,032
Posted By SledgeDG
I know it, right :D I only learned about that...

I know it, right :D I only learned about that some month ago myself but it made a lot of sense to me: good expensive graphics cards fused into expensive electronic recycling items. (the first pc I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By SledgeDG
Just to throw it into the discussion to be safe...

Just to throw it into the discussion to be safe ;)
Touching the case (or even better the power converter housing) only makes sense as long as the power cable is still attached !
And what mitchell...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By SledgeDG
That's just Avast's version of WOT (Web of Trust)...

That's just Avast's version of WOT (Web of Trust) :D
If you want to get rid of those bars, go into Avast, Settings, Cloud Services and uncheck Reputation Services ;)
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By SledgeDG
Check your antivirus. Some of them try to block...

Check your antivirus. Some of them try to block pop ups too (which one are you using?)
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By SledgeDG
I always used Nocript on FF and when I came to a...

I always used Nocript on FF and when I came to a site where I didn't want JavaScript executed, I clicked on the Icon (the blue snake in the red circle) to reach a context menu where you could block...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By SledgeDG
That should easily be taken care of with a...

That should easily be taken care of with a plugin/add-on I'd use either
NoScript (http://noscript.net/) or YesScript (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/yesscript/)
You can use those to...
Forum: Gaming 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 35
Views: 101,032
Posted By SledgeDG
I can confirm that :) But it only works with the...

I can confirm that :) But it only works with the DVD-version (Double-Deluxe or so) but not with the original 4 CD Version.Matter of fact I managed to install S2 on Windows 8 64-bit. But that's a...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By SledgeDG
If you now drag that shortcut to the taskbar...

If you now drag that shortcut to the taskbar don't you get the option "Pin to Taskbar"?
Not 100% sure for W7 but in W8 it works that way.

-DG
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By SledgeDG
With today's fast hard drives a file must be very...

With today's fast hard drives a file must be very badly fragmented before you even notice any lag.
Everything written on a HDD is split in blocks and in the header of a block, the drive finds the...
Forum: Chillout Room 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By SledgeDG
parman is right Binary is the magic word here :D ...

parman is right Binary is the magic word here :D

Well look at it this way: What really happens inside a CPU (and in supporting chipsets, memory and storage devices too of course) there is just a...
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By SledgeDG
It's all part of the "Bigger is better" scheme :)...

It's all part of the "Bigger is better" scheme :)
Same reason why hard drive manufacturers calculate a Megabyte = 1000Bytes (and not as it should 2^10 = 1024 Bytes)
;)
-DG
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By SledgeDG
DSL6000 comes over copper wire, that's correct....

DSL6000 comes over copper wire, that's correct. The differences in speed between DSL3000 and up until DSL16000, as I understand it, are basically different portions of usable frequencies the copper...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By SledgeDG
@Britton Thank you for the reassurance! @whs:...

@Britton Thank you for the reassurance!
@whs: I'm gonna shop around to see what provider is available and what are the different options here in the backwoods :) DSL6000 would be nice, I'm just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By SledgeDG
Hi CSean and welcome to SF As I understand it,...

Hi CSean and welcome to SF
As I understand it, it's not the Laptop-side of the connection that's broken right?
In that case you might find this link helpful:

Amazon.com: Replacement Plug for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By SledgeDG
Nobody? Really?

Nobody? Really?
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By SledgeDG
Switch from cable to DSL what is important to keep in mind?

Hi y'all :)
I intend to switch my service provider from Cable (Time Warner) to DSL (probably Verizon) So far I never had DSL...went decades ago from dial up straight to cable. Now I need help from...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 39
Views: 2,519
Posted By SledgeDG
Hiya I might be wrong here but I didn't see you...

Hiya I might be wrong here but I didn't see you renew the chrome-profile on your computer.
Just like in Firefox a defective profile can render your browser useless. And if you re install chrome,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Jul 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,823
Posted By SledgeDG
Correct, you didn't have a problem attaching your...

Correct, you didn't have a problem attaching your BAT file because in that case you had to deal with the board software.
The blocking of certain file extension almost exclusively happens in certain...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By SledgeDG
Data corruption usually only occurs, if the Flash...

Data corruption usually only occurs, if the Flash drive is pulled out during any write operation.

In terms of Data safety NTFS is the far superior file system not sure tho if that also applies to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,823
Posted By SledgeDG
That's an old problem resulting from outdated...

That's an old problem resulting from outdated attempts to cut down on virus infections through mail simply by blocking certain extensions altogether.
The easiest "workaround" I know would be to pack...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 20,957
Posted By SledgeDG
Hi Jacqui and welcome to SF! Try deleting the...

Hi Jacqui and welcome to SF!
Try deleting the file in question in safe mode

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/69585-safe-mode.html

-DG
Forum: Software 01 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,305
Posted By SledgeDG
This could be as simple as a smudged DVD so try...

This could be as simple as a smudged DVD so try to clean it carefully (I use a drop of dish liquid or liquid hand soap and rinse with lots of water, then dry off with a lint free cloth in radial...
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